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Possible Walmart reveals city’s worst

Possible Walmart reveals city’s worst

Recent discussions of a possible Walmart Neighbor­hood Market opening in La Verne brought up controversial topics focusing on the type of customers the store would attract.

Religion can’t cut birth control

A provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires employers to provide birth control as part of worker health plans has reached the Supreme Court, marking the second time the High Court has scrutinized the new health care law.

ASULV elections must be stalled

ASULV elections must be stalled

ASULV just this week announced the nominees for student body president, executive vice president and senators.

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License readers are Orwellian

License readers are Orwellian

The Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department have installed and are currently using Automatic License Plate Readers, or cameras mounted to poles and patrol cars, which have the ability to record every passing vehicle’s license plate, along with the time, date and location they passed by.

Dining hall should remain open

Dining hall should remain open

Our spring break is only one week long, so why do the people left on campus have nowhere to eat? Both Barbs and Davenport are closed for the week, leaving the students to buy food off campus.

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.

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