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Housing not making smart moves

As if creating a first-come, first-served basis priority deadline was not bad enough, there has been another questionable decision made by the Housing Office. “Residents should note that there are limited spaces available and are encouraged to apply early,” said the Student Housing and Residential Education Office in an email. Many students are finding out that they have to live in the Sheraton... 

Gun ownership not for terrorists

Gun ownership not for terrorists
  With the turmoil in the Middle East, North Africa and everywhere in between, the world is a very unstable place filled with unstable people, so limiting who can have access to guns has never been more important. According to the Associated Press, nearly 250 people on the government’s terror watch list were able to buy guns legally in 2010. There are 11 reasons why the government can deny... 

Esteemed professor and dean Donald Clague dies

Esteemed professor and dean Donald Clague dies
Dr. William Donald Clague, shown here in 1997, died March 20 at the age of 90 of natural causes. Celebrated professor and administrator at the University of La Verne, Dr. Clague was the founder of La Verne College of Law and helped create the School of Continuing Education. / photo by Shelby Wertz Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor Dr. William Donald Clague, esteemed professor and administrator at the... 

Commentary: Wonderful cause, terrible approach

<i>Commentary</i>: Wonderful cause, terrible approach
Lauren Creiman, LV Life Editor Men, women and children have taken to the streets of cities all over the world in an event known as the “Slut Walk” to make it clear that women are not responsible for being raped. The event first took place in Toronto on April 3 after a police officer suggested that “women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized.” Since then, walks have... 

Jonathan Reed takes on pseudo-science

Jonathan Reed takes on pseudo-science
Jonathan Reed, professor of religion and interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented “Pseudo-science and Biblical Archaeology: Scholars and the Media” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. His talk, part of the faculty lecture series, addressed accuracy concerns with archeological reporting in the media. Reed has written several books on religion and has been interviewed on ABC’s... 

Bullies move online

Jesse Evans Staff Writer Bullying has moved out of the playground and onto the screen, causing cases of cyberbullying to increase in number and severity each year. On April 15 La Verne Police Department Detective Justin Newman gave a lecture to approximately 75 students, alumni and faculty about the danger and harm of cyberbullying, which he defined as the act of being cruel to others by sending or... 

Annual festival showcases international appreciation

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer The Claremont McKenna College Quadrangle was filled with the tastes and sounds of cultures from around the world on Saturday afternoon. Families came to the college’s 33rd annual International Festival to enjoy the sunshine and the family-oriented activities it had to offer. “I love seeing students so involved in representing and showcasing their own country,” Joan... 

Concert Review: Rise Against continues to rise

Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor There is a point during every band’s career where its increasing popularity can quickly become a noose, waiting to tighten at the first sign of a mistake. Chicago-based punk rock band Rise Against surely faced such pressure on April 7 at the Long Beach Arena, but managed to pull off an authentic punk rock performance that proved some things do get better with age. Rise... 

On the Calendar

Cyberbullying Seminar ASULV and the College of Education and Organizational Leadership are hosting an event to discuss cyberbullying. Detective Justin Newman from La Verne Police Department will be presenting. The event will take place at 7 p.m. tonight in Campus Center Ballroom A. International Breakfast The Campus Activities Board and ASULV will host an international breakfast at 7 a.m. on Tuesday... 

Textbook options abound

Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor Fifteen out of 20 University of La Verne students surveyed informally said that they buy their textbooks from various online sources – instead of the University of La Verne Bookstore. The declaration of bankruptcy by Borders Group Inc., and the closing of more than 200 stores, coupled with the availability of better prices online, indicate a shaky future for chain... 
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