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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. It is important to keep in mind; even with a Democratic majority in... 
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Budding science teachers earn scholarships

National Science Foundation grants provide assistance. Yessenia Romo, Staff Writer Dan Sayles, Copy Editor 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,... 

Prison provides an education

Prison provides an education
In his Faculty Lecture Series talk, David Werner says he learns from inmates. David Werner, chairman of the English Department, spoke to a group of faculty and students Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The title of his lecture was “Everything I Needed to Know About Teaching I Learned in Prison.” Werner told stories about his experiences while teaching in correctional facilities, and... 

MyLaverne streamlines book buying process

Angie Marcos LV Life Editor 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. Once the process of registering for the upcoming semester is finished, students can click on a link that will direct them to a list of all the textbooks needed for the classes they just finished registering for thanks... 

‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views

‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views
Fielding a number of thought-provoking questions, Kenneth H. Marcus, associate professor of history, spoke on the topic, “Why we need to rethink Immigration” on Sept. 24 in the President’s Dining Room. Marcus’ lecture is one of a series, called Hot Spots, presented on the third Thursday of each month. The next event is scheduled for Oct. 22. / photo by Cindy Harder Marla Bahloul Copy Editor... 

No on Prop. 8 rally sparks support, objection

Julissa Cardenas Web Editor 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. The ballot measure was narrowly approved last year by California voters, and then upheld in... 

A healthier side to life

A healthier side to life
Samantha Sincock, Editorial Director/Arts Editor “Burger, fries, and a Coke. Don’t bother me, I’m eating,” a saying that has become one of the most famous slogans of the fast food industry today. In fact, America is so reliant on fast food that we insist that there be outlets throughout the country dishing out this “poison” to the masses. Now don’t hear me wrong, I do occasionally subject... 

A leash in place of parenting

A leash in place of parenting
Angie Marcos, LV Life Editor 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. Most of my childhood memories at Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, malls and airports include my trusty pink leash. Not... 

Comfortable and fashionable

Comfortable and fashionable
Natalie Veissalov, Editor in Chief Many women have traded in their sexy stilettos for a pair of fashionable flats. A few years back many young people were not into flats because everything in department stores and boutiques seemed too conservative and old-fashioned. But many new hip and upcoming designers – and even some classic designers, have come out with fresh, modern designs. Now when I go into... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Football, Sept. 26 La Verne—7 Willamette—52 Volleyball, Sept. 26 Cal Lutheran—4 La Verne—1 Men’s water polo, Sept. 26 (first match) Chapman—8 La Verne—6 Men’s water polo, Sept. 26 (second match) Riverside City College—13 La Verne—8 Women’s soccer, Sept. 30 (2OT) La Verne—1 Pomona-Pitzer—1 Schedule Friday Volleyball @ Pomona Pitzer, 7:30 p.m. Water polo... 
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