Tag: holidays

Thanksgiving evokes mixed feelings among students

Now that the excitement of Halloween season is over, it’s time to prepare for Thanksgiving – an arguably politically incorrect holiday that gets a mixed reception, at least among students at the University of La Verne. 

Food pantry has Thanksgiving meals for needy students and their families

The Leo Food Pantry and Bon Appetit are collaborating to offer free Thanksgiving meals to to students in need. 

Identities and histories preserved with ofrendas

A profound overview of Dia de los Muertos was followed by the construction of the altars or ofrendas on Oct. 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Ludwick Sacred Space. It was presented by Jose Miguel Hernandez, a junior educational studies major, and Christian Bracho, an associate professor of  teacher education. 

Students gather to celebrate Diwali

Around 20 people gathered at the Ludwick Center Sacred Space on Monday to learn about and participate in a Diwali Celebration. 

Students weigh in on holidays’ early start

It’s October, which means that the holiday season is just around the corner. Actually the holidays seem to be approaching a lot sooner than they actually are. 

Tree lighting ceremony brings community close

The city of La Verne’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony returned Monday evening – following a year hiatus due to the pandemic. 

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