The La Verne track and field team was absent from the standings during Azusa Pacific College’s Last Chance two day meet at Citrus Stadium starting on May 13 but four Leopards made their marks, shining through from the rest of the team’s quiet performance.
Freshman T.K. Herhe turned in an extraordinary performance Saturday at the Occidental Invitational, setting a new University of La Verne school record for the men’s 5,000-meter race. It was just one of several high-ranking performances at the meet.
Sophomore hurdler Zackary Reid and junior high jumper Olvia Magby led the way for the men’s and women’s track and field teams at the SCIAC Championship meet Saturday and Sunday at Whittier, earning first place finishes in their events.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
The hyperpop duo 100 gecs brought a new, intoxicating stage presence to the Glass House in Pomona at their April 14 show. 100 gecs’ performance was a stimulating mix of genres like electronica, pop and synthcore that I have never seen before at this venue.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.