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Tuition increase is unjustified

Tuition increase is unjustified

Attention students: Prepare to empty your wallets, max out your credit cards and expand your debt as you pursue your education at the University of La Verne. A 6.5 percent increase in tuition has been approved for the 2012-2013 school year.

Olympics should share the gold

Almost 80 days from now, the London Olympics 2012 opening ceremony will begin for viewers around the world. These Games are monumental and receive extreme viewership, bringing all countries together for such a rare moment. However, this year the officials of the Games are cracking down on those that use the lingo of the Games and the footage that can be captured when visiting and attending the events.

School debt leaves students cold

School debt leaves students cold

Republicans in the Senate blocked the Democrats’ bill Tuesday that would prevent the interest rates of the Stafford Loan from doubling July 1. The interest rate that is currently 3.4 percent would double to 6.8 percent, a price that only adds to the thicket of debt students are fighting.

CAPA students are Leopards too

CAPA students are Leopards too

The Campus Accelerated Program for Adults was created to address the specific needs of students over the age of 25. If they are coming back to attend college, why are they not allowed to participate in all of the college campus activities, that traditional undergraduates can?

Letter to the Editor

For our students, we as faculty and administrators want to be there for any counseling they need.

La Verne website is not user-friendly

La Verne website is not user-friendly

A university’s website is the first thing many potential students go to for information when trying to choose a college. All the information about a school and the application process is placed conveniently in its own section that is clearly labeled and well-organized. This is no different for the University of La Verne’s website.

Child stars deserve extra protection

Todd Bridges and Corey Feldman have decided to back a bill that requires talent managers, photographers and everyone whose job involves unsupervised access to child performers to provide fingerprints and submit to criminal background checks.

Fine journalism should be free

Set the scene: you are sitting at your computer, browsing the Los Angeles Times website and soaking in the various articles when suddenly a box appears asking if you want to have an online membership.

We are on the driver’s side

We are on the driver’s side

Parking around campus is an all too familiar gripe among University of La Verne students and staff members, but another thing that drivers have to endure is the fact that students, and other pedestrians, do not know how to use a crosswalk.

Bring peer counseling to ULV

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students. That is one of the reasons why the University of La Verne should have peer counseling on campus for students who might be having major emotional problems or if they just need someone to talk to.

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