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ULV students unite to raise money to aid Japan

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board and International Student Organization held a Japan relief event Tuesday in Sneaky Park to raise money for those in need. The event, which included food and music, drew a crowd of about 80. “I wanted to come out to not only help show support for the people suffering in Japan, but also to show the unity that the school has with the many... 

Petition drive to save Ben Hines Field continues

Branden del Rio News Editor The campaign to save Ben Hines Field continued Tuesday. This time almost all athletic teams came out to show their support. “What we’re trying to do is the same thing as last time,” said Alan Heide, junior pitcher and the event’s organizer. “We want to keep the events going to show administration that there are other things to do here; that (the field) has a value... 

Conference educates Latinas

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer Pasadena City College hosted their 17th annual Adelante Mujer Latina Conference on Saturday to encourage young Latina women to pursue a higher education. The conference began with an introduction by Lisa Hernandez, newscaster for ABC7, who told the audience, “Although I was the daughter of migrant farmers, I accomplished my goal of attending UCLA, my dream school.” Hernandez... 

News Briefs

Faculty Lecture Series Kevin Marshall, professor of law, will present his lecture titled “The Admissibility of Habit Evidence” on Monday. The lecture will take begin at noon in the President’s Dining Room. Kathleen Weaver and Jerome Garcia will present their research on May 9. Comedian KT Tatara Campus Activities Board will be hosting the last comedian of the semester at 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.... 

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. favors green energy

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. favors green energy
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. spoke about the importance of alternative energy sources to diminish dependence on fossil fuels. He stressed the importance of creating a new power grid system that can successfully transport wind, solar and geothermal energy long distances, and the economic benefits of such programs. Kennedy is the son of the presidential candidate Robert Kennedy and the nephew of President... 

Field of broken dreams

Ben Hines Field is slated to be torn down at the end of the baseball season in May to make room for a new parking lot. The University finds it necessary to build the lot to go along with the new dorms that are to be finished by fall 2012. When making plans for the new lot, ULV seems to have forgotten to take into consideration that multiple teams play on the baseball field: men’s and women’s soccer... 

Commentary: Music industry is hitting a sour note

<i>Commentary</i>: Music industry is hitting a sour note
Branden del Rio, News Editor Anybody who knows me personally knows that I take my music very seriously. I keep my collection of almost 2,600 songs on my iPod, which is constantly in my pocket or sitting right in front of me. I also take pride in knowing that of those 2,600 songs I have acquired about 95 percent of them by legal means. I have either bought them on iTunes, bought tangible CDs as soon... 

Budget cuts are hurting environment

Budget cuts are hurting environment
Editorial cartoon by Anthony Juarez The United States Senate approved the 2011 federal budget plan last week, an action that has been long overdue and wrought with problems. However, the approval came with one questionable addition. An order for the Interior Department to lift protections for gray wolves in Montana, Wyoming, Washington, Oregon and Utah was attached to the federal budget plan to ensure... 

Earth Day celebration educates community

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer The Frontier Project held its second annual Earth Day celebration last Saturday in Rancho Cucamonga to help educate the community on becoming environmentally sustainable. The day’s activities consisted of a children’s zone that had games, arts and crafts and an environmental magic show to teach children the importance of being green. “The main goal today is to educate... 

Charles Doskow feels use of drones is legal

Charles Doskow feels use of drones is legal
Professor Charles Doskow from the University of La Verne College of Law spoke in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. In his lecture, “Defending Ourselves Against Terrorism: Targeted Killing by Drones,” he described the advantages and disadvantages of using remote controlled, unmanned machines to target terrorists abroad. Doskow served as the dean of the College of Law from 1980 to 1985,... 
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