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Letter to the Editor

In the article “Housing tightens alcohol, smoking policies” (Sept. 9), one of the things that was mentioned was medicinal marijuana usage on campus.

Bank of America bites the hands that feed

The banking industry has proven once again that it is a capitalist machine that will work toward increasing revenue and disregard those it is meant to work for.

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal is a start

On Sept. 20 the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, which was introduced in 1993 by President Clinton and allowed homosexual members of the military to serve only if their sexuality remained secret or unreported, was finally repealed.

Troy Davis deserved justice

On Sept. 21, Troy Davis, 42, was executed for the murder of officer Mark MacPhail after being on death row for 20 years. Over the course of those 20 years, Davis embarked on a legal odyssey to prove his innocence.

ULV needs to grow smarter

As progress on the new dorms continues and the successful opening of the long-awaited parking lot earlier this week, it looks as if the University of La Verne is growing at a steady pace.

Netflix service split is unnecessary

Netflix service split is unnecessary

Netflix had a business model that worked. With more than 25 million subscribers in just the Western Hemisphere, the movie rental titan seemed unstoppable.

9/11 cemented in history books

A decade later, 9/11 has begun to evolve from a current event to part of American history. Right now only 21 states mention the terror attacks of Sept. 11 in their educational standards, some provide lesson plans, but their teachers are not legally required to follow them or even teach it at all.

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The opinion piece “Boomers, spend as you please,” featured in the Sept. 16 edition, forwards the assertion that your generation is somehow wracked by “obvious laziness.” On what criteria do you base your measurement of obvious laziness? From what moral or intellectual ground do you draw the right to identify a whole generation […]

Cell service vs. the government

Since the announcement of AT&Ts $39 million plan to takeover T-Mobile, the U.S. Justice Department has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the company to stop a takeover that would spell trouble for future customers.

Boomers, spend as you please

A recent article in the Los Angeles Times stated that many of the nation’s 77 million baby boomers have decided not to leave their children an inheritance. To our generation, this sounds incredibly selfish, but the factors involved in this decision make it clear that it is not an easy choice.

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