Writer: Starr Carroll

Today’s Barrio: Rolling Through La Verne’s Barrio

Two toddlers joyously run around in their underwear, enjoying the wet grass while trying to escape getting splashed by the water hose. A white leghorn chicken with a vivid red beak struts from the back yard, peeks out through the fenceless area of the bright sky blue house onto the sidewalk and soon does an about face.

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6 p.m.-9 p.m.: An Evening Start

Gently guiding the thin blue bar upwards with his attention never wavering from the clock as the seconds countdown, senior Luis Lua waits for the perfect split second to mark his arrival.

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1956: Building Ties That Bond

Beach day… the Krankers Club… a mud roll… the Home Economics Club… pajama rallies. University of La Verne students today would not recognize even one of these campus activities; yet to the students of La Verne College 40 years ago, these comprised student life.

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Noon-3 p.m.: Committing to Routine

An oddly calm atmosphere surrounds Davenport Dining Hall and its adjoining patio. Though it is noon, intimate groups of two to three students cluster the dining areas instead of crowding the room.

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