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Commentary: 3-D movies are not necessary

<i>Commentary</i>: 3-D movies are not necessary

I go to the movies quite often. I probably go too often if you ask my friends; I have seen the movies most television previews advertise. I enjoy being entertained and escaping from the world for two hours during a stressful week.

Commentary: Where has the real news gone?

<i>Commentary</i>: Where has the real news gone?

Two weeks ago one of my communications professors commented that his news quizzes, which cover the top 10 names in the past week’s news, usually have one recurring name throughout the semester and was hoping Charlie Sheen would be removed very soon. That comment got me thinking about the media’s story priorities.

Commentary: There is hope after all

<i>Commentary</i>: There is hope after all

For the last four seasons the football programs has been at the bottom of the La Verne sports totem pole.

Commentary: Going Greek: The tale of a nonbeliever

<i>Commentary</i>: Going Greek: The tale of a nonbeliever

For most of my life, I have been skeptical of Greek life. My judgment was influenced by popular television shows that only portray sleazy parties, ruthless hazing and harebrained women thoughtlessly backstabbing one another.

Commentary: There’s an app for that?

<i>Commentary</i>: There’s an app for that?

Anyone who has an Android or an iPhone can agree they are either addicted to or enjoy downloading applications to help pass the time. These applications, which can be downloaded for free with the occasional advertisement interrupting your play, are a big reason behind the purchase of these types of phones. But honestly, is there a need for an app for absolutely everything?

Commentary: Policies need to be enforced

<i>Commentary</i>: Policies need to be enforced

Laws, policies and rules are made everywhere to make those involved safe. They are at companies, in countries and even at the University of La Verne.

Commentary: Philanthropy goes beyond sororities

<i>Commentary</i>: Philanthropy goes beyond sororities

I have never been a fan of Greek life. I went into college not wanting to rush or pledge for any sort of sorority. I wanted to make my own way on campus and make my own friends.

Commentary: Smokers have rights too

<i>Commentary</i>: Smokers have rights too

Not too long ago the University of La Verne adopted a policy which would further restrict where smokers could smoke. The policy, which will be enforced on Jan. 1, will restrict smokers to lighting up in parking lots.

Commentary: A misunderstood obsession

<i>Commentary</i>: A misunderstood obsession

I have an obsession. And that obsession is sports.

Commentary: Be ready for me, journalism industry

<i>Commentary</i>: Be ready for me, journalism industry

I obviously have chosen to attend the University of La Verne to receive a degree in journalism. I went into this knowing the industry is known to be dying.

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