The afterlife got a heavy dose of fear and loathing this past Sunday when famed journalist Hunter S. Thompson killed himself with a shotgun. He was the father of Gonzo Journalism and my personal hero.
The University of La Verne women’s basketball team wrapped up their season closely defeated by Pomona-Pitzer College on Wednesday, 59-58.
Newspapers reported this week that a poll found six in 10 voters are ready for a female president, 81 percent said they would vote for a woman candidate and 53 percent would choose Hilary Rodham Clinton.
The Office of Information Technology has replaced the retired Bill Blackmur with new Senior Telecommunications Specialist Lavergne Dacuycuy, who is already taking on the responsibilities to implement effective solutions in supporting his team at the University of La Verne.
In the biggest meet of the year, both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams concluded their 2004-2005 campaigns with strong performances.
Lunging with a backhand volley, Mario Backes of the University of La Verne men’s tennis team approaches the net for a short shot from his opponent, William Ellison, of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in a rescheduled match Sunday.
Nearly constant rain throughout Southern California brought monthly rainfall inches up and traffic collisions down in La Verne.
A punk rock concert was held to promote peace and justice on President’s Day in the Pomona Arts Colony with four bands – Earn Your Keep, Malice of Forethought, The Dream is Dead and All Or Nothing – to showcase their unity.
Despite its stucco finish and corporate logos, La Verne hasn’t always been a suburban paradise. Before the pavement and smog, row upon row of orange trees called her home; a heritage La Verne holds dear.
Paint, mud and buckets of rain came together Saturday at the Pomona Fairplex, as paintball teams from across the United States went head-to-head, but the overall spirit of the Paintball Sports Promotions Tournament was not dampened.