Vacation Down Under
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief I have never been able to travel anywhere exciting for spring break; it was always sports, school or lack of funds that kept me from exploring different lands. But this spring break led me on my most memorable one yet, to the land down under, Australia. While I have traveled to Europe... 
Wanted: One good candidate
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief California must be in really bad shape. Every day I read something that highlights that point, but the Golden State’s deep problems might be indicative of the group of politicians running for governor this year. And if you don’t know the cast of characters then you haven’t been... 
A whale of a problem
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief It was terribly sad to hear the news about Dawn Brancheau, the SeaWorld whale trainer who was drowned by one of the show’s orcas last week. It’s hard to imagine what her family is going through at this moment. But how surprising did the news come for people? The irregularity of such... 
Classified, administrative staff push for equity salary increase
The three-year plan aims to close ULV’s pay gap. Kevin Garrity Editor in Chief The Budget Advisory Task Force is considering a proposal to increase the annual salary of classified employees and administrative/professional employees by $3,000 and $2,400 per year, respectively. In a meeting last week that was well... 
Jason Neidleman on health care, Coldplay
When Associate Professor of Political Science Jason Neidleman isn’t teaching he’s taking his daughter to preschool five minutes away from his house. At La Verne Neidleman teachs courses on political and legal theory, public law, state and local politics, and Middle Eastern politics and history. He is also the... 
CPAC auditions as a comedy show
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief No “30 Rock”? No “Office”? The Winter Olympics might have prevented your usual NBC laughs last week (and this week) but there was something on C-SPAN that could have just as easily filled your comedic void. C-SPAN isn’t usually synonymous with laugh out loud comedy, despite... 
Newt Gingrich talks leadership at Claremont lecture
Politics take a back seat at the former speaker’s Scripps appearance. Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich addressed a welcoming crowd of about 600 at the Garrison Theater at Scripps College on Wednesday. Gingrich delivered a humor-filled speech on the basic steps to effective leadership. Politics were... 
Let 'em filibuster
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief In President Obama’s first State of the Union address he resembled the candidate who was swept into office last November. Unfortunately we have only seen glimpses of this president however through no fault of his own he has acquired one messy situation after another that understandably... 

News Briefs

// Feb 12th, 2010
President’s Day The University of La Verne will be closed Monday to observe the President’s Day holiday. Classes will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. Ring Series Lecture Al Clark, associate vice president for academic affairs, will present the lecture “German Nationalism and the Rise of the Ring” at 7 p.m. Thursday.... 
ULV falls at home to Whitman, 66-57
Amanda Copas leads the team with 14 points in losing effort. La Verne guard Mayra Duenas drives past Whitman forward Michelle Krall in the second half Saturday on the Frantz Athletic Court. The Missionaries defeated the Leopards, 66-57. ULV’s next game is Friday against UC Santa Cruz. / photo by Cindy Harder Kevin... 
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