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Diversity receives national award

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer The University of La Verne became one of 55 institutions to be nationally recognized for its diversity efforts this year. Spearheaded by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award commemorates educational institutions across the nation for their efforts to create diverse campus communities. The award is in its second year. “We... 

Students and faculty entranced by tea ceremony

Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor Students and faculty gathered together and joined the Japanese Culture Club to see world famous Kyoko Kageyama perform a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony April 18 in the Campus Center. The ballroom was filled with curious spectators sitting in seats and some even lined up against the wall trying to catch a glimpse of this symbolic ceremony. “I knew there were meanings... 

Club blossoms with seasonal festival

Club blossoms with seasonal festival
Sophomore psychology major Cory Campos, senior international business major Erica Lozano and sophomore computer science major Eldric Rabago inform students about Japanese traditions at the Cherry Blossom Festival on Tuesday in Sneaky Park. / photo by Ryan Gann Christian Garay Staff Writer The Japanese Culture Club hosted its first Cherry Blossom Festival at Sneaky Park to celebrate the coming of spring... 

Japanese culture celebrates the joy of children

Japanese culture celebrates the joy of children
Five-year-old Steve Aguilar decorates a Koi shaped flag for his mother Norma Aguilar at the Japanese Culture Club’s Children’s Day celebration on May 3 in Sneaky Park. Children’s Day became a national holiday in Japan in 1948 and is celebrated every year on May 5. Families fly Koinobori, or carp-shaped flags, and eat traditional rice dumplings and other treats to celebrate the occasion. / photo... 
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