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Jiu-Jitsu sheds light on physically impaired

Jiu-Jitsu sheds light on physically impaired
In the last minutes of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu No-Gi tournament, Jose Rugama of Smash Squad MMA from Ontario Martial Arts Center and senior Jahi Gains compete in a non-placement battle. The event was hosted by public relations major Candice Nunez to benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation ­­­Saturday at the Sports Science and Athletic Pavilion. / photo by Jerri White Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Sports... 

Supplements should be consumed cautiously

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor The dietary supplement industry is booming with reported sales reaching $13 billion in 2013, but there is a common public misperception on how these supplements really affect human bodies. According to the Food and Drug Administration, dietary supplements are intended to add further nutritional value to the diet and can be in tablet, capsule, softgel, liquid or powder form. Vitamins,... 

Tuition to rise 4.9 percent

Kellie Galentine Online Editor Associated Students of the University of La Verne Senator Cameron Mendez stood, microphone in hand, asking students to approach an ASULV information booth Feb. 5 urging them to learn more about the 4.9 percent increase in tuition for the 2015-2016 school year. “This is a 98 percent tuition-funded school, which means we pay a lot of money to come here, and we pay a lot... 

Turning resolutions into realities

Jennifer Jackson Staff Writer With the new year comes new resolutions and a desire for change, and according to a University of Scranton psychology study, the No. 1 New Year’s resolution for 2015 is weight loss. It can be difficult maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but this can be made easier with effective weight loss methods. “You should always have a goal,” said Matt Durant, director of strength... 

La Verne community runs for funds

La Verne community runs for funds
Joseph Fengler, University of La Verne Board of Trustees member, energizes fellow runners before the Athletic Training Student Club’s Community 5k Fun Run on Saturday. As a part of the Homecoming festivities, the event raises money for the club to attend regional and national conferences and pay for club shirts and workshops for the public and for high schools in the area. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Melissa... 

Running for a cure

Running for a cure
Paul Alvarez, director of the athletic training program, sprints the final lap of the Relay for Life Sunday. The American Cancer Society held the event Saturday and Sunday on Ortmayer Stadium’s track. The race lasted 24 hours as participants either ran or walked the whole time. A total of 5,134 laps were completed during the event. / photo by Jessica Harsen  Read More →

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, While editorials such as that presented in last week’s Campus Times (“Parking Should Trump Park,” March 7) are opinions, as professional journalists I would have hoped you would have examined some of the facts before launching into your commentary on Leo Park. As a faculty member in the kinesiology department, faculty adviser to ASULV, and faculty member of the Parking Committee,... 

University makes way for Leo Park

Des Delgadillo Copy Chief The University of La Verne plans to use what was formerly the site of the Education Management Building at the corner of D Street and Arrow Highway as a recreation space for students. The space, called Leo Park, is conservatively estimated to be completed by the start of the fall semester. “It’s giving students an amenity that they currently don’t have,” said Jeanne... 

Smith and Alvarez analyze sports culture

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor Head softball coach Julie Smith and Paul Alvarez, director of the Athletic Training Education Program, spoke at the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spots lecture Thursday about the effect of politics upon international sports. The lecture, entitled “International Sports: Athletic Achievement or Political Football?” took place in the President’s... 

University community looks ahead for an ‘incandescent moment’

University community looks ahead for an ‘incandescent moment’
Professor of Movement and Sports Science Paul Alvarez speaks of his “Incandescent Moments.” One of Alvarez’s moments occurred when he traveled to Russia as part of the medical staff for Team USA at the World University Games in Kazan and was recognized as a representative for the United States of America. Alvarez was the recipient of the 2013 Ellsworth Johnson Service Award. / photo by Hunter... 
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