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Book Review: ‘S-Word’ gives the whole story

<i>Book Review</i>: ‘S-Word’ gives the whole story

Imagine waking up, getting ready for class, leaving your home and seeing the letters S-L-U-T written all over your car. In Chelsea Pitcher’s story in “The S-Word,” this is a reality for a 17-year-old girl.

Book Review: ‘Interestings’ is above average

<i>Book Review</i>: 'Interestings' is above average

Picking up Meg Wolitzer’s “The Interestings” and trying to read the book between projects is a mistake. After getting past a plot set-up that takes a while to get off the ground, there is no going back.

Book Review: ‘Stung’ leaves a scar on readers

<i>Book Review</i>: ‘Stung’ leaves a scar on readers

In Bethany Wiggins’ newest novel “Stung” the bees are disappearing and crops are dying. To help, the government has been breeding bees in labs to help save the population. Unfortunately, children stung by these super bees die. If they get vaccinated against the stings they end up turning to violent, killer beasts. Sounds like a good time right?

Book Review: Inhuman situations uncover true humanity

<i>Book Review</i>: Inhuman situations uncover true humanity

The journal entry style of “The Bunker Diary” puts readers into the mind of Linus, a 16-year-old drifter who was tricked into a van and woke up to being a stranger’s personal entertainment.

Students get ‘Shot of Reality’ at alcohol event

Students get ‘Shot of Reality’ at alcohol event

Applause and laughter poured out of the Athletics Pavilion on Monday night as Order of Omega’s “A Shot of Reality” presentation educated and entertained students.

Bon Appétit employees to unionize

Bon Appétit employees to unionize

After more than a year of planning and organizing, Bon Appétit employees on Thursday voted 16-9 in favor of establishing a union.

Book Review: ‘Accident’ proves sex takes priority over Hitler

<i>Book Review</i>: ‘Accident’ proves sex takes priority over Hitler

With a title like “The Teleportation Accident” you expect to hear about the sci-fi adventures of a nerdy, awkward pre-teen. Instead, Ned Beauman’s novel takes readers back to a vague historical reference to the 1930s to follow the misadventures of Egon Loeser in his passionate attempt to get laid during Hitler’s rise to power.

Respect the campus. RESPECT IT.

Respect the campus. RESPECT IT.

As a freshman at the University of La Verne, I was absolutely terrified and excited for what would happen in my four years here.

RHA wins at PACURH

The University of La Verne’s Resident Housing Association brought back two first place awards and a second place award from the Pacific Association of Colleges and Universities Residence Halls 2012 regional conference.

Commentary: Cleanliness without oppression

<i>Commentary</i>: Cleanliness without oppression

I have never once faced any drastic health risks, parasites or violated any safety regulations set forth by housing, nor do I plan on going crazy breaking rules now that I am on my way out. I will, however, have to speak up about the latest health inspection that was done in my suite.

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