Monthly Archives: March 2019

Unglamorous backflow testing keeps drinking water safe for all

By Brian Hernandez, Staff Writer Verbum Dei, the responsible campus it is, has an annual test for its backflow device, which assures safe, drinkable water for students and faculty. Law requires annual check-ups for all such backflow devices. “A backflow prevention device is used to protect … Continue reading

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LSU to host Cesar Chavez Day film and remembrance/reflection

Senior Miguel Mendoza created this original artwork to honor Cesar Chavez; the work was on display for the remembrance and reflection in the Multi-purpose Room.  Image by Lizette Bernal     By Nicolas Cortez, Staff Writer Latino Student Union (LSU) … Continue reading

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Class of 2020 to visit Concordia University and CSULB, 3/29

By Nicolas Cortez, Staff Writer The Class of 2020 will be visiting Concordia University of Irvine and Cal State University, Long Beach on Friday, March 29.  In the previous year, students went to Concordia University of Irvine and University of … Continue reading

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Jesuit sponsorship process concludes with team’s visit, 3/24-27

By Joshua Papaqui, Staff Writer As Verbum Dei is a Jesuit school, the institution is reviewed by its Jesuit sponsor every five years.  A visiting team representing Jesuits West, the Provence that co-sponsors Verbum Dei with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, has … Continue reading

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Present Dei Puzzler challenges with both math and language

March’s Present Dei Puzzlers: Problem 1: WHAT IS IT? Fill in the blank in each row with a word to form a common phrase, name, or compound word with the word preceding and following it. For example, given DANCE _____ … Continue reading

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Archdiocesan Christian Service Awards mass at COLA, 3/19

By Nathaniel Zelada, Photo Editor The annual Christian Service Awards will take place on Tuesday, March 19, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles.  A student from Verb will be honored with an award for … Continue reading

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ASB’s Late Night Hoops set for March 29 in Eagle’s Nest

By Rafael Villalobos, Staff Writer After a brief break,Verbum Dei High School’s Associated Student Body will host Late Night Hoops on March 29 from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. inside the Eagle’s Nest. ASB hopes that the event will present Verbum Dei students and … Continue reading

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NCAA basketball tourney bracket to build enthusiasm at Verb

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer A bracket competition is being held for those who love college basketball or those who even enjoy the thrill of a slam-dunk, alley-oop, or plethora of three-pointers. The March Madness Bracket will be held as soon … Continue reading

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Savings and investment ideas abound in Verb community

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief “You wanna know what money sounds like? Go to a trading floor on Wall Street,” says character Jordan Belfort from The Wolf of Wall Street, directed by Martin Scorsese. Money is what makes the … Continue reading

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E-waste drives attempt to divert electronics from waste stream

By Brian Hernandez, Staff Writer Electronic waste otherwise known as e-waste is discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling, or disposal are also considered e-waste.  Striving to be a green campus, Verbum … Continue reading

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