Rep. Bobby Franklin (R-Ga) proposed an anti-abortion bill that would make miscarriages a felony if the mother cannot prove there was no “human involvement.” The legislation excludes those miscarriages that can be proven accidental and due to the woman’s bodily functions. Anyone who cannot prove their miscarriage was an act of nature could face the death penalty or life behind bars.
In the fall of 2010, the University of La Verne welcomed approximately 543 freshmen and 228 transfer students, bringing the total undergraduate enrollment to 1,894 students.
While the Associated Students of the University of La Verne represent the student body of the University of La Verne, not many can name exactly what their duties entail.
All of the recent movie remakes that have been plaguing movie theaters leave many questioning if Hollywood has any creativity left. However, with audiences being easy-to-please, there seems to be no way to stop these endless film resurrections.
Fox News recently reported that a study from Edinburgh Napier University has concluded the number of friends a person has on Facebook can be directly related to how miserable a person’s life is. After studying 200 students and their use of Facebook, the study found, “For a significant number of users, the negative effects of Facebook outweigh the benefits of staying in touch with friends and family.”
With the construction starting on the University of La Verne’s new dorms, students eagerly await the new housing that will be available to them.
At New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, new trends were not the only debut, as Pepsi launched its new “skinny can” campaign. The tall, slim can will hold the company’s diet product.
On Feb. 9 Rep. Chris Lee (R-New York) resigned his position in the House of Representatives because he was caught interacting on Craigslist in an unbecoming way. In March of 2008 Eliot Spitzer resigned his position as governor of New York for paying for sex. In 2007 Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana resigned after he was linked to a prostitution ring.
University of La Verne students returning for the spring semester have been met with more than 120 fewer parking stalls and overfilled classes. The combination of new dorm construction removing parking lots and a sharp increase in spring 2011 new enrollments has compounded our growing pains, straining advisers and leaving some newbies feeling lost.
For many students at the University of La Verne, winter break is essentially a vacation from school. Moving home for two months allows students to visit with family, see old friends and relax after a hard semester filled with research projects, group assignments and classes that never seem to let up.