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Festival promotes peace with art

Festival promotes peace with art
Two-year old Levi Latty, who attended the Peace and Justice Festival in Claremont with his father Jahvi, joined other patrons in sidewalk art. Jahvi said that being an activist against the war, his presence was needed at the local event. “It’s a good place to network,” he said. / photo by Jennifer Contreras Jennifer Contreras Staff Writer From an idea between friends to an event that brought... 

War supported with 'U.S. values'

War supported with 'U.S. values'
Linda Bearman, administrative assistant in the Registrar’s Office, has been a part of the ULV community for 12 years. Bearman keeps an active voice at ULV through writing letters to the editor of the Campus Times and also by communicating with students and her fellow staff members. Bearman says that it is her diverse family and her travels that help her gain perspective on other lifestyles and cultures.... 

Gulf War felt through family

Gulf War felt through family
After recently being reunited with a collection of comic books, Juan Garcia thinks about his childhood and all the scheming and saving he and his brother did to get the books. “I remember that one of us had to distract my mother so that one of us could go buy the book,” he said. Garcia, ULV senior international business major, has not seen his brother more than a year. Sgt. Victor Garcia, his... 

Communities divided by war

Communities divided by war
Fifteen year-old Samantha Humphries of Claremont High School says, “I feel that it is important to let the military know that we support them so they feel they have a reason to do this.” She and a group of friends were enthusiastic about their support for U.S. troops abroad and their rallying cheers solicited honks and shouts as they circled the intersection proudly. / photo by Jennifer Contreras Jennifer... 

From a soldier's point of view

From a soldier's point of view
Private Sonny Moya of the United States Army joined the military as a means of supporting his college education. Moya said that he never thought any conflict would occur during his time of service, but his time in Kuwait proved he was wrong. Although Moya was recently released with an honorable discharge, his commitment to the U.S. Army still exists and he says he is ready and willing to go to Iraq... 
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