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There is an ethical point to be considered – the morality of inflicting pain on cats. We know the practice of onychectomy – declawing cats – is cruel.
The Faculty Assembly’s recent decision to allow undergraduate students to take a maximum of 18 units effective this spring semester is a great advancement for the University of La Verne.
Since the public option seems more and more likely to be included in a healthcare reform bill, an important part that might be overshadoweded is preventative health.
The amendment to the FY2010 Defense Appropriations Bill proposed by newly elected Minnesota Sen. Al Franken essentially ensures people employed by defense contractors with the Department of Defense can sue corporations without being forced into private, internal arbitration.
The new Campus Center has made great advancements in the University’s pledge to fulfill environmental advocacy in its mission statement.
Could it be that California is nearing the acceptance of gay marriage? With polls showing a growing support for a repeal of Proposition 8, liberal ideals are expanding with support from our governor. On Oct. 11, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed two measures supporting the gay community.
It’s hard to image that a small campus like the University of La Verne would have any kind of real dangers lurking around. But there is a danger lurking in a small alley that resides between the Barkley Building and Leo Hall.
As journalists we aspire to seek truth, expose the wrong and set those within government straight, in fact it is what we spend all of our lives doing. It seems so simple, just speak out and expose the wrong. But if only it were that easy.
The growing obesity rate in the United States is a big fat problem for everybody. Obesity has increased every family’s health care costs by an average of $1,250, according to New York Times writer David Leonhardt who used statistics from the Center for Disease Control. The unhealthy lifestyles these people lead, which has risen 37 percent between 1998 and 2006, affects not only their own well-being, but it adversely affects our economy, our health care system and our environment. So what should be done to try and reduce the availability of our unhealthy American diet?
We all, at one point or another, have accessed the Internet through the University’s network. But what if that just isn’t good enough? What if we want to access an account through an outside wireless connection? The University has made it increasingly difficult to use outside sources.