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Students donate used prom dresses for the Princess Project

Students donate used prom dresses for the Princess Project
  Amanda Flores and Evelyn Bobbitt decorate princess crowns in support of the Princess Project with materials provided by the Campus Activities Board. Through the project, prom and party dresses can be donated to high school students who cannot afford new ones. / photo by Candice Salazar Sara Montgomery Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board held a three-day fundraiser to give University of... 

Students give hope to sick children

Students give hope to sick children
Freshman business administration major Christopher Pulu volunteered to make bracelets on Monday for CAB’s “Bracelet Making for Children with Down Syndrome.” Each bracelet was made with letter beads, creating encouraging words, such as laugh, life and faith. CAB invited volunteers to the philanthropic event outside the Campus Center. Blue and yellow ribbon pins were handed out at the event to... 

Commentary: Little things can mean everything

<i>Commentary</i>: Little things can mean everything
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief I should be considered a superhero. No, seriously. I am not even being arrogant when I say that. At nearly 19 years old I realized I give a lot of myself for the benefit of those who need things more than I do. This all started March 2009, during my senior year of high school. As most other high schools, my school’s Associated Student Body would hold about three... 

Frames to retain memories for Alzheimer’s patients

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Alzheimer’s affects as many as 2.4 million people. That’s why the Campus Activities Board held the “We Will Never Forget” event Tuesday to mark Alzheimer’s Awareness Day and educate the community on this debilitating disease. “I want … offer support and information to those who this disease affects,” Nicole Wood, Campus Activities Board philanthropy... 

Haiti still needs our help

The earthquake that destroyed Haiti in the beginning of January is another reminder that people always come together in times of tragedy. Unfortunately it takes a grand-scale catastrophe like the 2004 tsunami, 2005 Hurricane Katrina and the recent quake in Haiti for people to feel inclined to help their fellow man. It usually isn’t enough that millions are dying of starvation in Africa or that the... 

La Verne aids Haiti earthquake victims

Rachel Smith Staff Writer The devastating earthquake in Haiti has led the La Verne community – including the University of La Verne, city of La Verne and Church of the Brethren – to join hands and provide relief for the victims of this devastating natural disaster. “People want to help and trust that our organizations will make that happen,” said Janet Ober, associate pastor of the La Verne... 

Toy drive aids local children

Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer In an effort to spread some holiday cheer to children in the community, the Associated Students of the University of La Verne are carrying out a toy drive until Dec. 7. All toys collected will be donated to the McKinley Children’s Center located in San Dimas. “We started a new philanthropy committee so we decided that since the McKinley Children’s Center is local... 
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