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Movie screening honors fallen Latina actress

Vanessa Marquez, who played Ana Delgado in the movie “Stand and Deliver,” was killed by South Pasadena police during a wellness check on Aug. 30.

Pantry fights food insecurity

For three days before Thanksgiving, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life distributed boxes of food for students in need at the Interfaith Chapel.

Student shares immigration journey

Before being forced back to what had become foreign land, Jacob, who asked that his real name be withheld because of his precarious immigration status, had only vague memories of his life in Mexico. The native of Los Mochis, in the northern coast of the state of Sinaloa, found himself hopeless in a city whose future was hijacked by the effects of drug trafficking and lack of opportunities.

Grand opening of Leo Park a hit

The Associated Students of the University of La Verne and the Campus Activities Board kicked off the grand opening of Leo Park in an afternoon filled with contests, giveaways and free Bowl of Heaven Thursday.

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