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Students remember ‘los muertos’

Branden del Rio News Editor As some may already know, Halloween is not a widely celebrated holiday in Mexico. What is widely celebrated is Dia de Los Muertos on Nov. 2. And to honor the holiday, the Latino Student Forum set up a traditional altar. Beginning on Wednesday, the LSF set out two tables on the corner of Third and C Street. The ornately decorated tables were used as both an altar and a writing... 

ULV celebrates Grito De Dolores

ULV celebrates Grito De Dolores
Sept. 15 marked the bicentennial celebration of Mexican independence. Bachata Caliente dancers Leslie Ferreira and Jorge Contreras celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spain in Sneaky Park. Ferreira and Contreras performed a Bachata-style dance for students. The dance style is a tradition in many Latin American countries, and is about experiencing a reawakening. / photo by Warren Bessant Jason D.... 

Festival showcases Latino culture

Festival showcases Latino culture
Chaffey High School dance club members Wendell Montague, Adriana Candelas, Joshua Magslang and Rosa Mota perform the Mexican hat dance at the 21st Annual Bienvenida Dinner on Saturday in Davenport Dining Hall. Live music was played throughout the night, and food was served for the event, hosted by the Latino Student Forum. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Davenport hosted... 

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Comedy Show The Public Interest Law Foundation will present a comedy show and silent auction at 6 p.m. on March 19 in the Ludwick Conference Center in the Campus Center. Tickets are $15 if purchased by Thursday and $20 at the door. Latino Student Forum Events Ann Hills, associate professor of Spanish, will present a lesson on “Spanglish “ on March 25. For more information, e-mail Hills at ahills@laverne.edu.... 

LSF continues Las Posadas tradition

LSF continues Las Posadas tradition
Guests enjoyed Mariachi music and pozole, a traditional Mexican soup, as the Latino Student Forum celebrated Las Posadas in Davenport Dining Hall on Friday. Adviser Crescencio Gonzalez and President Rosalilia Gradilla hosted Los Posadas as a celebration of the trials of Mary and Joseph before the birth of Jesus. Andrea Sotosainz and Danny Perez played the Virgin Mary and Joseph as they joined guests... 

Latino heritage and roots explored

Latino heritage and roots explored
Retreat builds bonds between La Verne, Azusa Pacific students Daniel Loera, multicultural affairs director, lead the Latina/ Latino Retreat on Nov. 13 in the Howell Board Room and Sneaky Park. Loera and Lili Gradilla held activities for the Latino students from the University of La Verne and Azusa Pacific University. Students shared their life experiences and compared the differences between... 

On the Calendar

Madden tournament A Madden football tournament will be held at 12 p.m. Friday in the Campus Center ballroom. Only the first 32 people who sign up for the tournament will be allowed to play. For more information contact Roger Acevedo at 909-593-3511, ext. 4423. Sorority fundraiser Phi Sigma Sigma will host a fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Habit Burger Grill in the Commons shopping center... 

Clubs host ping pong tournament

Clubs host ping pong tournament
Jiaying Shen, a graduate student in the College of Business and Public Management, won the ping pong tournament in the Campus Center on Monday night. Proceeds from the event went to benefit the Latino Student Forum. / photo by Erin Maxwell Yessenia Romo Staff Wrtier Professors impressed their students in a way that was quite out of the ordinary on Monday night by playing ping pong. The Latino Student... 

Group recognizes Latino history

Group recognizes Latino history
Students gather for a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in Sneaky Park. A live mariachi band and Mexican food set the tone for the Latino Heritage Week fiesta in Sneaky Park Oct. 8. The festivities featured booths with information about various Latin American countries. The event was sponsored by the Latino Student Forum. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Xenia Martinez Staff Writer The Latino Student Forum... 

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Knott’s Scary Farm Tickets The Campus Center is offering discounted Knott’s Scary Farm Haunt tickets from Oct.1 to Oct. 31. Prices range from $33 to $52 depending on the date. For more information contact the Campus Center Information and Services desk at 909-593-3511, ext. 4700. Travel to Italy The University is offering a trip to Italy this January interterm. Bologna, Milan, Rome, Florence and... 
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