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Change dumbs down SAT standards

Change dumbs down SAT standards

The College Board announced that starting in 2016, SAT test-takers will no longer be required to write an essay.

Letter to the Editor

I am absolutely disgusted with the latest GOP vote to restrict benefits to veterans.

FCC regulations threaten liberty

The Federal Communications Commission closed a study on how newsrooms operate after journalists and lawmakers protested saying the FCC was violating First Amendment rights. This was a failed trial run for the Multi Market Study of Critical Information Needs, or CIN, which the FCC planned to conduct every three years for Congress.

Jim Brutle speaks to LV College Republicans

Jim Brutle speaks to LV College Republicans

Former State Sen. Jim Brutle, chairman of the California Republican Party, addresses the audience at a presentation hosted by the University of La Verne College Republicans Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom.

Sallie Mae deserves scrutiny

Defaulting on student loan payments and falling into debt after graduating college is a fear that many students have in common. With the practices of Sallie Mae, a large federal student loan company, working against them, this fear may become more of a reality for some.

Parking should trump park

Parking should trump park

The University’s student government has elected to turn the currently vacant area south of the Vista La Verne residence hall into a recreational space.

Another racist case in Florida

In a trial that echoed George Zimmerman’s killing of Trayvon Martin two years ago, another white man has killed a black teenager in Florida without being convicted of a murder charge.

Perry’s video only for shock value

The one thing that is worse than when fame inflates an artist’s ego to the size of a God, is when they think they can make a mockery of one.

Rape definition update is progress

Ever since the Federal Bureau of Investigation proposed to change its definition of “rape” in 2011, removing the word “forcible” and making it inclusive to all genders, the number of reported rapes has increased. This change forces us to reevaluate what society, especially victims, define as rape.

Sam should be judged on talent

When NBA center Jason Collins openly came out as gay in April 2013, it was only a matter of time until more professional athletes would follow his example.

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