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Housing should be need based

Housing should be need based

With tuition rising and the state slowly pulling Cal Grants, it is no wonder that many students are scraping to find places to live while they further their education.

Women awarded for peace

On Oct. 7 the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the first-ever shared Nobel Peace Prize awarded to three women. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni activist Tawakkul Karman are this year’s winners.

Dead celebrities kill media credibility

Steve Jobs drove a Mercedes without any license plates and was never ticketed for it. Steve Jobs was a supposed deadbeat dad. Steve Jobs died at such an early age of 56.

Athletes’ travel should be on ULV

Many of La Verne’s athletic teams fundraise so that they can travel to far away places and stay overnight. This is extra work that the student athletes do not need to deal with.

Hearing from the other 99

The leaderless protest group “Occupy Wall Street” has entered its third week of demonstrations. The protests, which began on Sept. 17, have for the most part been peaceful, drawing in crowds of thousands to New York City’s Zuccotti Park.

Bank of America bites the hands that feed

The banking industry has proven once again that it is a capitalist machine that will work toward increasing revenue and disregard those it is meant to work for.

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal is a start

On Sept. 20 the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, which was introduced in 1993 by President Clinton and allowed homosexual members of the military to serve only if their sexuality remained secret or unreported, was finally repealed.

Troy Davis deserved justice

On Sept. 21, Troy Davis, 42, was executed for the murder of officer Mark MacPhail after being on death row for 20 years. Over the course of those 20 years, Davis embarked on a legal odyssey to prove his innocence.

ULV needs to grow smarter

As progress on the new dorms continues and the successful opening of the long-awaited parking lot earlier this week, it looks as if the University of La Verne is growing at a steady pace.

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