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Letter to the Editor

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Tokowitz Sterling has had a remarkable amount of media coverage lately, but for all the wrong reasons.

Stop promoting rape apologists

The Army promoted Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr. as director of program analysis and evaluation for an Army deputy chief of staff while he had been previously suspended and rebuked for mishandling sexual assault accusations against a colonel.

Asylum seekers face harassment

The UK Home Office has been accused of interrogating LGBT asylum seekers to prove their sexuality with humiliating questions regarding their sex lives in order to gain entrance to the UK.

Stop letting athlete rapists get off easy

Stop letting athlete rapists get off easy

On Dec. 7, 2012, a 20-year-old Florida State University student claimed she was raped by Jameis Winston, the school’s football star. When she told the police and school administration, they did nothing.

ASULV is finally speaking up

The Associated Students of the University of La Verne took a huge step in promoting the voice of the student body by releasing a resolution stating that the governing body did not agree with the 4.9 percent tuition increase that the University’s Board of Trustees has voted on for the next school year.

Cal Grants cuts will hurt La Verne

Cal Grants cuts will hurt La Verne

State budget cuts in recent years have caused California public colleges to deny admission to hundreds of thousands of students.

Paycheck Fairness Act necessary

Last week Republicans failed to push forward the Paycheck Fairness Act for the third time, possibly extending the gender pay gap and further hurting women in the workforce.

Don’t hide during shifts, LAPD

Many officers of the Los Angeles Police Department face punishment after tampering with the voice-recording equipment on their vehicles used to monitor what officers say while on duty.

Military hair law is racially biased

Last week the Army published an update to Army Regulation 670-1, rules regulating how women can wear their hair when they are in uniform. While the rule change might simply been seen as a way for women soldiers to look even more professional, it clearly targets a specific group of women – non-white women.

Take dining comments seriously

In the Davenport dining hall during lunch and dinner time you will hear it. The occasionally unhappy student will moan and groan about how the food of Café Bon Appétit does not satisfy his or her hunger or taste buds.

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