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Leopards fall to Athenas in close game

The Leopards’ women’s soccer team hosted the Claremont Mudd-Scripps Athenas for their second conference game Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium and suffered their second loss of the season, 1-0.

Artist paints a picture of Introspection

Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed returned to Pomona College after graduating in 2006 with “Worshiping at the Altar of Certainty: 1985,” a site-specific exhibition that is featured in the Benton Museum of Art.

Leopards get played by the Lutes in football home opener

The La Verne football team was blown out by the Pacific Lutheran Lutes 41-0 during Saturday night’s home opener at Ortmayer Stadium.

Bubble run offers non-competitive fun

The Fairplex held a 5K Bubble Run Saturday, where participants had fun running, dancing and listening to music amid white fluffy bubbles. 

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Instructor explains foreign language anxiety

Alexander Lev-Da-Silva, instructor of modern languages, gave an informative and eye-opening lecture titled “The Effects of Foreign Language Teaching Anxiety on Non-native/Nativelike Teachers” at noon Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Boardroom. 

ULV honors staff and faculty’s hard work

Melanie Brown, executive assistant in the College of Arts and Sciences dean’s office, received the Administrative Professional Employee of the Year Award, which was presented by Associate Professor of Spanish Ann Hills, during the annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony on Sept. 16 in the Athletic Pavilion.

Rites of Passage ceremony celebrates Black tradition and culture

Roughly 20 students, faculty and staff gathered for the University’s third annual Rites of Passage ceremony Sept. 9 in the Ludwick Center Sacred Space to honor community, rich spiritual and cultural African traditions. 

University wins Google grant to boost career prep

The University of La Verne has been selected to participate in the Google Hispanic Serving Institution Career Readiness program, which offers digital skills training and career workshops for students to access and help them through their time at the University. 

Sports

Leopards spike Bulldogs in SCIAC opener

The women’s volleyball team dominated in its Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener Tuesday night with a 3-0 sweep over the Redlands Bulldogs.

Leopards fall to Athenas in close game

The Leopards’ women’s soccer team hosted the Claremont Mudd-Scripps Athenas for their second conference game Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium and suffered their second loss of the season, 1-0.

Leopards get played by the Lutes in football home opener

The La Verne football team was blown out by the Pacific Lutheran Lutes 41-0 during Saturday night’s home opener at Ortmayer Stadium.

Leopard Scoreboard

Sports results and schedule for the week of Sept. 23, 2022.

Arts, Etc.

Artist paints a picture of Introspection

Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed returned to Pomona College after graduating in 2006 with “Worshiping at the Altar of Certainty: 1985,” a site-specific exhibition that is featured in the Benton Museum of Art.

Movie Review: ‘Pearl’ can change the game for horror

A24 seems to be kicking off a new horror franchise with their newest “Pearl,” a prequel to the slasher film “X,” released earlier this year, both written and directed by Ti West. 

Concert Review: Mickey Darling brings passion to the show

Mickey Darling, an indie pop group from Texas’ performance last week was definitely not a  “Pity Party,” as one of his song titles suggests, with the wild jumping and singing along by audience at The Echo in Los Angeles last Friday. 

Fairplex hosts first SoCal Anime con

Local anime enthusiasts attended the first-ever SoCal Anime convention, which ran for three days this week at the Fairplex in Pomona.

LV Life

Convention caters to DizNerds

The Off Market Mouse Expo, hosted by Dizcore Apparel in partnership with The Disinsider Saturday at the Ontario Convention Center, featured live entertainment, giveaways and music. 

‘Beetlejuice’ themed event offers spooky fun

The Chaffey Garcia House in Rancho Cucamonga hosted the last of three Summer Spook Nights with music, food and vendors in one big Halloween-themed event on Sept. 17 from 1 to 10 p.m.

Bubble run offers non-competitive fun

The Fairplex held a 5K Bubble Run Saturday, where participants had fun running, dancing and listening to music amid white fluffy bubbles. 

Smiles all around at La mixer

Roy Kwon, associate provost for faculty affairs and academic administration, gets food with Jose Hernandez, admissions office representative, and Christian Bracho, associate professor and associate director of teacher education, at the LA Mixer event Friday in Fasnacht Court.