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Letter to the Editor

Kristine Delgadillo wrote a very nice article about the Hillcrest Good Samaritan Dinner on March 7, a wonderful yearly fundraiser. However, the dinner did not “save Hillcrest.”

Anti-vaxxers pose health risk

Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 189 cases of measles in 2013. This year so far, there were at least 53 reported cases in 10 states. But in 2000, the disease had been almost completely eliminated.

Racist law cannot be covered up

Unarmed, black teen wearing a hoodie gets shot down for walking through a neighborhood. Unarmed, black man gets shot down for playing his music too loud in his car. Only in Florida could paranoid white men get away with these cowardly crimes and all they have to do is stand behind Florida’s Stand Your Ground law.

Social media vital for protests

Social media plays a huge role in society today, connecting people with common interests, ideals and the simple desire to share a laugh. However social media has also proven to be a powerful tool that can be used for more important purposes than posting pictures of your daily Starbucks ­– however fun that might be.

Letter to the Editor

While editorials such as that presented in last week’s Campus Times are opinions, as professional journalists I would have hoped you would have examined some of the facts before launching into your commentary on Leo Park.

Change dumbs down SAT standards

Change dumbs down SAT standards

The College Board announced that starting in 2016, SAT test-takers will no longer be required to write an essay.

Letter to the Editor

I am absolutely disgusted with the latest GOP vote to restrict benefits to veterans.

FCC regulations threaten liberty

The Federal Communications Commission closed a study on how newsrooms operate after journalists and lawmakers protested saying the FCC was violating First Amendment rights. This was a failed trial run for the Multi Market Study of Critical Information Needs, or CIN, which the FCC planned to conduct every three years for Congress.

Jim Brutle speaks to LV College Republicans

Jim Brutle speaks to LV College Republicans

Former State Sen. Jim Brutle, chairman of the California Republican Party, addresses the audience at a presentation hosted by the University of La Verne College Republicans Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom.

Sallie Mae deserves scrutiny

Defaulting on student loan payments and falling into debt after graduating college is a fear that many students have in common. With the practices of Sallie Mae, a large federal student loan company, working against them, this fear may become more of a reality for some.

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