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Why not a public option?

Can there really be true healthcare reform without including a public option? The case for the public option provision in an upcoming healthcare bill took another blow on Tuesday, when the Senate Finance Committee rejected both Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Senator Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) bills which included a public option.

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Budding science teachers earn scholarships

The University of La Verne has received a nearly $900,000 National Science Foundation Grant for scholarships and internships. The money will be distributed by the La Verne Noyce Teacher Scholars Program, which provides up to $15,000 a year for students who are interested in teaching biology, mathematics, chemistry and physics.

Prison provides an education

Prison provides an education

David Werner took his audience behind bars on Monday with his lecture on teaching in prison. As part of the continuing faculty lecture series that is held in the President’s Dining Room, Werner’s lecture was another interesting perspective into the world of education.

MyLaverne streamlines book buying process

The University of La Verne is now offering students the option of buying their books directly online from the ULV bookstore after registering for classes.

‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views

‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views

With such issues as migrant labor, illegal immigration in the public consciousness, Kenneth Marcus, associate professor of history and director of the International Studies Institute, chose immigration as the theme for this year’s Hot Spots speaker series.

No on Prop. 8 rally sparks support, objection

Cars honked, people yelled and some threw water bottles at students protesting Proposition 8, the ballot measure that banned gay marriage in California. The University of La Verne’s Rainbow Alliance sponsored the event last Wednesday on the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue.

A healthier side to life

A healthier side to life

America is so reliant on fast food that we insist that there be outlets throughout the country dishing out this “poison” to the masses.

A leash in place of parenting

A leash in place of parenting

I was a leash child. It is embarrassing and shameful to admit, of course, but it still exists today. I remember having a bright pink colored strap placed around my wrist every time I would be taken out of my safe, cozy home to heavily populated areas.

Comfortable and fashionable

Comfortable and fashionable

Many women have traded in their sexy stilettos for a pair of fashionable flats. Many new hip and upcoming designers – and even some classic designers, have come out with fresh, modern designs.

Leopard Scoreboard

La Verne sports results, standings and schedule information for Oct. 2, 2009.

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