News briefs for Oct. 16, 2009.
Michael Moore, the directive voice for all things political, makes his case for ridding our capitalistic society and returning our nation to its democratic roots in his new documentary, “Capitalism: A Love Story.”
The La Verne volleyball team swept past conference foe Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 3-0, Saturday night in front of its home crowd at Frantz Athletic Court.
The men’s water polo team concluded its California Convergence Tournament last weekend with an 8-6 win over Gannon, finishing a long weekend in which it played five games in three days.
A few weeks ago the University of La Verne Rainbow Alliance reminded us all of the injustices gays and lesbians still face today. The alliance protested on the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue, in regards to last year’s ban on gay marriage in California and the little progress that has been made since that forgettable vote.
The men’s soccer team won its first game of the 2009 season Saturday, after it scored three first half goals and never relinquished the lead, to defeat Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 4-1.
In December, world leaders will meet in Copenhagen to discuss, and hopefully implement, a new set of regulations to confront global warming. However, this incredibly important meeting is on pace to be no different than any of the other world conversations about this issue, meaning a lot of rhetoric but little action.
Penalties and turnovers proved costly for the Leopards last Saturday, losing to the Whitworth Pirates, 21-9, at Ortmayer Stadium.
The women’s soccer team began it’s season in a dominant fashion Sunday, winning, 7-0, behind a four goal performance by senior forward Falisha Ramirez. The Leopards defeated the Benedictine (Ill.) Eagles in a non-conference game at Ben Hines Field.
In an all out attempt to become more politically and socially active this summer I decided to take the opportunity to involve myself in many activities that people might label progressive.