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Students need more food options

Barbara’s Place has been the alternative to Davenport Dining Hall for many students, especially commuters. Currently, students are upset over the lack of options since Barb’s has eliminated its daily specials. Say goodbye to all of your favorites and embrace the taqueria every day except Wednesdays, which are now strictly for Mongolian food. Although there are more refrigerated options available... 

Hollywood lacks diversity

Viola Davis became the first black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama for her performance in “How To Get Away With Murder” this past Sunday, but it should not have taken this long for a woman of color to have won this prestigious award. The Emmys premiered in 1949, and in 67 years, only four black women have been nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama. “The... 

Islamophobia still prevalent

Islamophobia still prevalent
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff Americans like to boast about the United States being a land of opportunity, freedom and justice, but it clearly does not apply to everyone, especially people of Muslim origins. Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed of Irving, Texas, took a clock he made to school Sept. 14, and was subsequently suspended and arrested for having what policed had believed to be a hoax bomb,... 

AC is essential for residents’ safety

editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff Brandt Hall and Stu-Han are notorious for being the only dorms on campus still without any air conditioning. This puts residents at risk for heat-related illnesses. The National Weather Service issued a severe heat warning for Southern California Sept. 8 to 11. A warning is issued if temperatures reach at least 105 degrees for more than a three hour period for two... 

United States must help Syrian refugees

Refugees are fleeing Syria’s brutal civil war by the millions, creating one of the world’s biggest refugee crises since World War II. The United States has pledged to help those who have been displaced, but it is not nearly enough. Since the start of the war in 2011, the United States has taken in only 1,500 refugees. Recently, President Barack Obama has committed to accepting 10,000 more over... 

ULV fails to prepare for growth

The first week back to school from an eventful summer break is always one of the hardest things to get through. As we enter the new year at the University of La Verne, the resources needed to accommodate the student body growth were underestimated. The university administration knew how many incoming students were enrolled for the fall semester, yet, it was still underestimated. Many in the University... 

Parking structure levels academics

A multi-million dollar investment will soon become a reality this fall on the University of La Verne campus — an investment that supporters say will present a concrete solution to a longtime problem that faces not only our institution but the city of La Verne as well. The thing is, the solution is literally concrete. A five-level parking structure is set to break ground this October. This parking... 

It’s about time for #WomenOn20s

It’s about time for #WomenOn20s
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff and Des Delgadillo Harriet Tubman’s face could soon replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill thanks to a nonprofit, grassroots campaign that went viral, striking up a dialogue about the abolitionist’s legacy among young people. The “Women on 20s” movement continues to gain momentum, and it is becoming clear that Tubman deserves the honor, especially compared... 

Abstinence-only education ineffective

Abstinence-only education ineffective
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff and Des Delgadillo A chlamydia outbreak at a Texas high school has raised concerns about whether abstinence-only sex education programs are actually effective in preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases among teenagers. The Crane Independent School District sent a letter to parents in early May notifying them that students at Crane High School in Crane,... 

Sustainable efforts reflect values

Sustainable efforts reflect values
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff and Des Delgadillo Soakfest is a signature event that the Campus Activities Board puts on each spring. Giant blow up water slides and activities are erected on the South Quad, powered by hoses that provide slippery fun for students. Running around across the grass in bathing suits splashing each other with water, students always have a good time at Soakfest. Only... 
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