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Letter to the Editor

Support the troops – when will the slogan become a reality?

Let’s tackle heterosexism

When Michael Sam was drafted to the St. Louis Rams in this year’s NFL Draft, he made history by being the first openly gay player in professional football.

Friday-start final schedule is stressful

Friday-start final schedule is stressful

Students will not be saying the “Thank God it’s Friday” today as they walk into their respective classrooms to take, not their last final, but their first.

Letter to the Editor

Recent months of conflicts of interest between numerous levels of representation at this University have created chaos, confusion and mistrust at La Verne.

Assignment shows educators’ ignorance

Assignment shows educators’ ignorance

Schools in the Rialto School District gave eighth graders an 18-page paper assignment to argue whether or not the Holocaust was an actual event.

Really, let’s #bringbackourgirls

April 15 marked the kidnapping of more than 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by militant Islamic group Boko Haram, but May 1 marked the world’s late attention to the issue.

Net neutrality is more than necessary

Net neutrality is more than necessary

In a ruling earlier last week, the Federal Communications Commission abandoned its irresolute commitment to net neutrality. This means that Internet service providers such as Comcast and Time Warner can charge a premium fee to businesses who want faster access to customers.

White House fights sexual assault

Last week the White House released a video titled “1 is 2 Many,” an anti-rape public service announcement plainly explaining what rape really is and how men need to stop it. The video features President Barrack Obama and Vice President Biden, along with actors Daniel Craig, Benicio del Toro, Dulé Hill, Seth Meyers and Steve Carell.

Sterling controversy is distraction

Everyone has been focused in on the comments made by the Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling from an audio recording obtained by TMZ between Sterling and his girlfriend V. Stiviano.

Misogyny headlines La Vernapalooza

Whether you are at LaVernapalooza to have a good time or there to enjoy what some label as hip-hop, you are supporting artists who continually write misogynistic songs, and sadly receive profits for their lyrical trash.

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