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Campus Center goes green

The new Campus Center has made great advancements in the University’s pledge to fulfill environmental advocacy in its mission statement.

Equal rights take a left in California

Equal rights take a left in California

Could it be that California is nearing the acceptance of gay marriage? With polls showing a growing support for a repeal of Proposition 8, liberal ideals are expanding with support from our governor. On Oct. 11, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed two measures supporting the gay community.

Danger lurks in the alley

It’s hard to image that a small campus like the University of La Verne would have any kind of real dangers lurking around. But there is a danger lurking in a small alley that resides between the Barkley Building and Leo Hall.

Shield journalists' rights to truth

As journalists we aspire to seek truth, expose the wrong and set those within government straight, in fact it is what we spend all of our lives doing. It seems so simple, just speak out and expose the wrong. But if only it were that easy.

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America's fat can't be solved by a tax

The growing obesity rate in the United States is a big fat problem for everybody. Obesity has increased every family’s health care costs by an average of $1,250, according to New York Times writer David Leonhardt who used statistics from the Center for Disease Control. The unhealthy lifestyles these people lead, which has risen 37 percent between 1998 and 2006, affects not only their own well-being, but it adversely affects our economy, our health care system and our environment. So what should be done to try and reduce the availability of our unhealthy American diet?

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ULV's lack of connection

ULV's lack of connection

We all, at one point or another, have accessed the Internet through the University’s network. But what if that just isn’t good enough? What if we want to access an account through an outside wireless connection? The University has made it increasingly difficult to use outside sources.

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Why not a public option?

Can there really be true healthcare reform without including a public option? The case for the public option provision in an upcoming healthcare bill took another blow on Tuesday, when the Senate Finance Committee rejected both Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Senator Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) bills which included a public option.

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Overdrafts no longer a nightmare

Overdrafts no longer a nightmare

Banks have always been a person’s best friend, or worst enemy. And lately, banks have not been enjoying the limelight during the economic recession and the public’s ire at being bailed out while other industries were left to go bankrupt, leaving the banks to reassess many of their policies that, while it benefitted them during the economic boom, now are dragging them down, such as overdraft fees. Bank of America is one of two banks that have been in the news lately for reducing overdraft fees, along with JPMorgan Chase.

Waste less, go trayless

Many colleges have adopted a new habit in campus dining halls and guess what, it’s eco-friendly: Going trayless at the dining hall.

Bring NASA back down to Earth

Bring NASA back down to Earth

Within the past couple weeks several announcements have been made about the progress of NASA and their plans for space exploration.

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