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Christopher Ligot, La Verne junior left fielder, slides into an out at second base during a double play started by Pomona-Pitzer freshman second baseman Hunter Hennigh in the bottom of the first inning of game one Saturday at Ben Hines Field. The Leopards took the first game, 8-0, and the second, 14-4. La Verne is now 23-11 overall and 14-4 in SCIAC play.

Leos sweep Pomona-Pitzer series

Sophomore pitcher Cody Norman and the Leopards’ offense carried La Verne to a 8-0 win against Pomona-Pitzer in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader at Ben Hines Field. La Verne dominated Pomona-Pitzer over the weekend, sweeping the three-game series and taking sole possession of second place in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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Christian Bracho, assistant professor of teacher education, shares his coming out story at Speak Out Celebrating QPOC, or queer people of color, as part of the Gaypril series of events Monday in Sneaky Park. He said that it is important for QPOC to have opportunities to share their stories because they suffer in invisible ways and are more subject to self-harm and danger. Bracho said that teachers should be agents of social change in the United States and Mexico regarding LGBT issues. / photo by Tyler Evains

Speak out

Christian Bracho, assistant professor of teacher education, shares his coming out story at Speak Out Celebrating QPOC, or queer people of color, as part of the Gaypril series of events Monday in Sneaky Park.

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Jasmine Marchbanks-Owens, a graduate student of Master of Arts Social Justice Higher Education Administration program, holds a poodle mix named Crackers, a therapy dog from Paws-to-Share, Tuesday on the University Mall. Crackers’ owner, Frank DePalma, said the rescued dog is the first pet he and his wife share. After rescuing Crackers, the DePalmas enrolled in the Paws program. The Office of Housing and Residential Life brings the therapy dogs to mingle with the campus community each month. / photo by Tyler Evains

Canine comfort

Jasmine Marchbanks-Owens, a graduate student of Master of Arts Social Justice Higher Education Administration program, holds a poodle mix named Crackers, a therapy dog from Paws-to-Share, Tuesday on the University Mall.

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Tatiana Tatarinova, Fletcher Jones Endowed Chair in computational biology, explains the significance of digging graves to discover ancient bodies’ countries of origin to an audience of 37. She presented the lecture, “Bioinformatics for Fun, for History, and Everything else,” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room. She talked about the Khazarian puzzle, or the idea that Khazars were converted to Judaism and subsequently diluted their culture. Tatarinova has found Khazar DNA in remains from eastern European countries.

Lecture digs into evolution of DNA

Roughly 40 students and faculty gathered in the President’s Dining Room for Tuesday’s faculty lecture, “Bioinformatics for Fun, for History, and Everything else,” by Tatiana Tatarinova, professor of computational biology, and one of two new Fletcher Jones endowed chairs in the department.

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Ivonne Damitio, junior legal studies major and student ambassador for the office of undergraduate admission, leads a campus tour Wednesday for high school students, including Temecula Valley High School junior Laurel Sexton and her father. Tours for prospective students are offered every day as the University attempts to bolster the freshman enrollment rate./ photo by Tyler Evains

Gaining prospective

Ivonne Damitio, junior legal studies major and student ambassador for the office of undergraduate admission, leads a campus tour Wednesday for high school students, including Temecula Valley High School junior Laurel Sexton and her father.

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