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Some advice on advising

Academic advising began last month and students have recently registered for the fall semester. As many students and faculty would testify, there are numerous problems with the way the academic advising and registration at the University are run.

Judges can put aside personal beliefs

Proposition 8 has been debated in court since the 2008 elections. The last ruling on it came last summer by Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker. He ruled that the measure was an unconstitutional violation of gay Californian’s civil rights.

Housing not making smart moves

As if creating a first-come, first-served basis priority deadline was not bad enough, there has been another questionable decision made by the Housing Office.

Gun ownership not for terrorists

Gun ownership not for terrorists

There are 11 reasons why the government can deny someone the right to buy a firearm, including being an illegal immigrant or convicted felon, but being on the terror watch list is not one of them.

Administrators: hear our cries

The University of La Verne has been filled with the spirit of protest throughout April, when a sit-in protest to the tearing down of Ben Hines Field on April 12 brought students and faculty together for a cause that mattered

Letter to the Editor

I couldn’t agree more with the editorial comments opposing the removal of Ben Hines Field for a parking lot (“Field of broken dreams,” April 22).

Journalists deserve more credit

When some people think about journalists, they think of primped up people who talk to a camera or go find out which celebrities are pregnant for their job at TMZ. In truth, some journalists risk their lives for important work.

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Raising gender neutral is OK

In a recent Los Angeles Times article, president of J. Crew Jenna Lyons received backlash for posing with her 5-year-old son, Beckett, and his freshly painted pink toenails.

Field of broken dreams

Ben Hines Field is slated to be torn down at the end of the baseball season in May to make room for a new parking lot.

Budget cuts are hurting environment

Budget cuts are hurting environment

The United States Senate approved the 2011 federal budget plan last week, an action that has been long overdue and wrought with problems. However, the approval came with one questionable addition.

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