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What health care reform means

President Obama has finally delivered his first major win: the health care bill. With the passing of the health care reform bill on Sunday, Democrats had a lot to celebrate.

Census is crucial for America

Criticism of the Census is misplaced and it actually helps the very community its opponents wish to save from government interference.

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FDA regulations smell fishy

FDA regulations smell fishy

The FDA regulates most everything we ingest with the intent of keeping us safe, so why does it overlook the vitamins and dietary supplements so many of us use on a daily basis?

End of the road for Hummer

Now is the perfect time to put Hummer to sleep and when this is all behind us maybe, just maybe, it will go down in history as a gas-guzzling classic.

Let's prioritize diversity

Although ULV offers clubs that support various minority groups, such as the Brother’s Forum, the Latino Student Alliance and the United Hermanos, the school lacks a structured, University-supported diversity center.

New president, hear our calls

As we look to new leadership, here are a few things we’d like to see atop the new University of La Verne president’s agenda.

Don't cut back on Cal Grants

When attending college there are two major headaches that plague the enjoyable experience – passing classes and paying for them.

Be skeptical of new credit laws

Be skeptical of new credit laws

On Feb. 22, the Obama administration finally took steps to rein in predatory practices by banks and credit card companies. Did they go far enough? Probably not.

Don't let local banks tank

The taboo of small, inconvenient and unknown local banks and credit unions will soon disappear with the rising trend of many Americans moving their savings out of large “Too Big to Fail” banks and into smaller community banks.

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Texting while driving is still bad

Texting while driving is still bad

You know it’s wrong. You know it’s illegal. And yet you still probably do it. Texting while driving has become an American ritual in recent years, one that many feel guilty about but refuse to discontinue.

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