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Hollywood needs creativity

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.

It is time to log off

It is time to log off

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.”

Parking should be a priority

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.

Beautiful comes in all shapes

Beautiful comes in all shapes

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.

Politicians need to think before acting

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.

Feeling the squeeze

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.

ULV gives holiday housing option

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.

Condom use saves lives

As many know, Pope Benedict XVI recently spoke out in Peter Seewald’s book, “Light of the World: The Pope, the Church and the Signs of the Times,” condoning the use of condoms. The use of any form of contraceptive is judged by the Catholic Church to be evil because it prevents conception.

Media should slow down

Since the invention of the Internet, the rate at which the media churns out news has been increasing at an extremely rapid pace. In the early years people could get news briefs on their home page when they logged into their AOL or Yahoo! account.

Commercial space is not necessary

A residence hall is a place for students to congregate. With couches, rooms and a place to study, a dorm building should be the last place one would think about shopping.

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