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Letter to the Editor

It was a beautiful sight to see the crowd that attended the Veteran’s Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9.

Student safety should come first

With two recent incidents of armed robberies at nearby Cal Poly Pomona and enrollment at an all-time high, it’s clear that the University is in need of more campus safety officers.

Targeted killings miss the mark

In the past four years, 326 reported U.S. drone strikes have occurred within Pakistan with an estimated 1,707 to 3,025 deaths – more than 400 of them reported to be civilian bystanders. All of this within a country that the United States is not at war with.

Let’s keep race out of election politics

Let's keep race out of election politics

John Sununu paid a visit to CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight” last week. During the interview with Morgan, Sununu suggested that former secretary of state Colin Powell is supporting President Barack Obama because they are of the same race.

Death penalty wastes resources

On the ballot for next week’s election is Proposition 34, to repeal the death penalty. Perspectives both for and against the death penalty are controversial and can’t help but involve people’s personal moral and religious views.

Letter to the Editor

I realize that the last thing people want to hear any more about is the parking situation. I do not have an answer to the problem, but I have some minor suggestions that might make things a little easier.

Vote ‘yes’ on 30: Fund public schools

Prop. 30 would increase the state sales tax from 7.25 percent to 7.5 percent for four years, even though most Los Angelinos are already paying a sales tax of 8.75 percent.

Put issues above appearance

As the presidential election is almost upon us, the people of the United States have been subjected to the petty slap attacks between our two major candidates over the course of the debates. Audiences have watched as the candidates have bounced insults and ideas off each other and reacted on-the-spot to criticism.

Proposition 32 would hurt unions

Proposition 32 would hurt unions

Proposition 32 is just another one-sided measure worded carefully by the wealthy trying to maintain their power.

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