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Give diversity groups a chance

Give diversity groups a chance

The focus once you attend La Verne seems to shift in an odd way. Instead of the integral involvement of diversity groups on the campus, all you hear about is the Greek system. If it were not for the occasional flier or the students devoted to their cause, many diversity programs would go unnoticed to the student body.

BYU has right to uphold rules

BYU sophomore center Brandon Davies did not get the luxury of having school officials ignore his offense. Davies did not get caught with drugs, did not get a DUI, nor did he get caught accepting money from sports agents but he willingly admitted to having consensual sex with his girlfriend.

Abortion bill is misogynistic

Rep. Bobby Franklin (R-Ga) proposed an anti-abortion bill that would make miscarriages a felony if the mother cannot prove there was no “human involvement.” The legislation excludes those miscarriages that can be proven accidental and due to the woman’s bodily functions. Anyone who cannot prove their miscarriage was an act of nature could face the death penalty or life behind bars.

University budget is chaotic

In the fall of 2010, the University of La Verne welcomed approximately 543 freshmen and 228 transfer students, bringing the total undergraduate enrollment to 1,894 students.

ASULV needs presence in campus issues

ASULV needs presence in campus issues

While the Associated Students of the University of La Verne represent the student body of the University of La Verne, not many can name exactly what their duties entail.

Hollywood needs creativity

All of the recent movie remakes that have been plaguing movie theaters leave many questioning if Hollywood has any creativity left. However, with audiences being easy-to-please, there seems to be no way to stop these endless film resurrections.

It is time to log off

It is time to log off

Fox News recently reported that a study from Edinburgh Napier University has concluded the number of friends a person has on Facebook can be directly related to how miserable a person’s life is. After studying 200 students and their use of Facebook, the study found, “For a significant number of users, the negative effects of Facebook outweigh the benefits of staying in touch with friends and family.”

Parking should be a priority

With the construction starting on the University of La Verne’s new dorms, students eagerly await the new housing that will be available to them.

Beautiful comes in all shapes

Beautiful comes in all shapes

At New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, new trends were not the only debut, as Pepsi launched its new “skinny can” campaign. The tall, slim can will hold the company’s diet product.

Politicians need to think before acting

On Feb. 9 Rep. Chris Lee (R-New York) resigned his position in the House of Representatives because he was caught interacting on Craigslist in an unbecoming way. In March of 2008 Eliot Spitzer resigned his position as governor of New York for paying for sex. In 2007 Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana resigned after he was linked to a prostitution ring.

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