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iPads do not advance learning

In a $1 billion plan to improve education and give students equal opportunity in the classroom, the Los Angeles Unified School District gave 47,000 iPads to students in 13 schools. Unfortunately, the education plan has not been successful.

Say au revoir to kiddie pageants

Recently, the French Parliament decided in a 196 to 146 vote to ban beauty pageants for children under 16. It will become law if it passes the National Assembly in November. French kiddie pageant organizers could face up to two years in prison and a fine of 30,000 euros ($40,000), according to the Washington Post.

USDA move is stomach-turning

The Department of Agriculture is planning to do a nationwide meat inspection program that will allow pork plants to use their own meat inspectors.

Miss America represents diversity

Miss America represents diversity

Following the crowning of a new Miss America on Sept. 15, an immediate racial backlash surged throughout the nation, with some of the most hateful responses being posted online.

Biggest U.S. problem is at home

Americans are losing their jobs, their homes and their money, but how is it that through this recession that the rich have kept getting richer?

Ice walls are not a solution, Japan

Since March 2011, toxic nuclear waste has been spreading to the Pacific Ocean from Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant when it was hit by an earthquake and tsunami.

Lance Armstrong: just another liar in sports

Lance Armstrong: just another liar in sports

Lance Armstrong is undoubtedly a known name in the current athletic world after winning seven Tour de France races. However recently, Armstrong is not known for his success as a cyclist, but rather the cheating behind it.

Please excuse my dear ant problem

The hot days in La Verne means it is ant season. Apparently it is ant season in the Vista La Verne Residence Halls as well. Ant infestations have been a problem for Vista La Verne residents since the school year started.

Letter to the Editor

As a life-long resident of La Verne, I have always loved the progressive heart shown by the University of La Verne. On the occasion of the starting of a new school year, I would like to challenge the students and faculty of the University to become involved in two causes:

There’s no place like Claremont

The newest component of University of La Verne pride is materialized in the form of a $2.5 million Claremont mansion, which was previously owned by L. Frank Baum, the author of “The Wizard of Oz,” and was occupied by his second son, Robert Baum.

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