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Latino Student Forum celebrates Las Posadas

Latino Student Forum celebrates Las Posadas
While waiting for the Las Posadas event to start, Dean of Student Affairs Loretta Rahmani stops by each table to introduce herself Friday at the Campus Center Ballroom. The Latino Student Forum hosted Las Posadas, a nine-day celebration of Christmas that originated in Spain. Rahmani sat down with freshmen criminology major Veronica Montes and biology major Savanah Goode, as they talked about what they... 

Howies score big in LSF tourney

Howies score big in LSF tourney
Freshman Jesus Rodriguez, captain of Jesus and the Prophets, and sophomore Nicholas Charles, from The Howies, battle for the ball in the final of the Latino Student Forum Soccer Tournament Wednesday and Thursday night. The tournament was held on the South Quad, where the Howies outshined Jesus and the Prophets to win the tournament Thursday night, 5-0. / photo by Noel Cabrera Gabriella Chikhani Staff... 

Students address tuition, parking at ASULV town hall meeting

Students address tuition, parking at ASULV town hall meeting
Students got the chance to air grievances and ask questions of University of La Verne administrators Oct. 16 in Morgan Auditorium. The panel included Chief Human Resources Officer Jody Bomba, Vice President of Strategic Enrollment Management and Communications Homa Shabahang, Vice President of University Advancement Myra Garcia, Director of Financial Aid Diane Anchundia, Provost Jonathan Reed, President... 

Latino Student Forum encourages students to vote

Latino Student Forum encourages students to vote
Latino Student Forum adviser Cres Gonzalez unties the Donald Trump piñata’s head during LSF’s event “Today We March, Tomorrow We Vote” Sept. 24 near Miller Hall. Voter registration was offered at the event, as well as a graffiti board, where students could answer what qualities a presidential candidate should have in a multicultural country. Students were also given the chance to write letters... 

Fiesta celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Campus Activities Board concerts chairwoman and sophomore speech communications major, Alyssa Ramos, helps set up picado banner decorations Wednesday for the Fall Fiesta. Students celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month, which included live music by Mariachi Romanza. Hosted by CAB, Shades of Essence and LSF in Sneaky Park, lunch consisted of churros, enchiladas, chicken tacos, rice, beans and fruit, all... 

Teams raise funds to fight cancer

Teams raise funds to fight cancer
Callie Thomason, 3, gets her face painted as a fairy princess by Penelope the Clown during Relay For Life Saturday at Claremont High School. Penelope was a part of Team Stillwell, participating for a second year. The team was formed by University of La Verne employees in memory of former Director of Special Projects, Judith Stillwell, who died of brain cancer in 2014. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Michaela... 

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo
Freshman journalism major Thandi Ware takes a few swings at the piñata during the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Sneaky Park Tuesday. Hosted by the Latino Student Forum, students enjoyed free food, a photo booth, piñatas and DJ music. / photo by Michelle Leon  Read More →

Latino Student Forum honors the dead at Dia de los Muertos event

Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer The Latino Student Forum organized a festive Dia de los Muertos event Oct. 30 in Sneaky Park and offered crafts, food and culture to students. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday celebrated every Oct. 31-Nov. 2. The cultural tradition is that the gates of heaven open up for spirits to come down and enjoy the festivities and company of their family... 

Suggestions disrespect diversity

Last week the University celebrated Hispanic Serving Institutions Week, HSI, which was designed to promote discussion of Hispanic culture and heritage. As one of the week’s activities, students were encouraged to contribute to the “Question Board” in the Campus Center and answer the question, “Thinking about your culture, race and heritage, how does ULV support or not support your sense of... 

LSF event celebrates Hispanic culture

Kellie Galentine Assistant Life Editor The sound of Cumbia music could be heard on Monday in Sneaky Park where the Latino Student Forum hosted a Cinco de Mayo celebration. Students gathered to eat enchiladas, churros, beans and rice as the celebration went on. Mexican style decorations adorned the area and students enjoyed each other’s company. “It’s Cinco de Mayo, it’s a Mexican tradition... 
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