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Campaigns should address issues

The elections for the Associated Students of University of La Verne were in full swing last week, as the candidates were campaigning and telling the student body their plans on how to improve our campus. Oh wait – That did not happen.

Integration, just 60 years late

Integration, just 60 years late

History has been made in Wilcox County High School. It was challenge but this landmark has been accomplished, thanks to Stephanie Sinnot, Mareshia Rucker, Quanesha Wallace and Keela Bloodworth—they are all seniors.

Exxon needs transparency

Following a March 29 Pegasus pipeline spill that spewed an initial estimate of nearly 157,000 gallons of oil in Mayflower, Ark., Exxon Mobil seems to be doing a fair job in picking up its own mess, having collected more than 19,000 barrels of oil and water.

Do not foul Griner for progress

Women have made great advances over the years. However, one of the areas that is lacking in progress for women ­­is professional sports.

Private concert is a treat: appreciate it

Private concert is a treat: appreciate it

The fourth annual LaVernapalooza concert has finally been decided and B.o.B. will be performing for the Leos. However, not everyone is happy about the decision of this year’s performer.

Student voices are not being heard

Student voices are not being heard

New students, new buildings, new programs, new rules; with all these new things going on, administration is apparently too busy to get the students’ opinions first before implementing new policies.

Freedom to marry is a human right

On March 26 the United State Supreme Court heard an appeal to California’s Proposition 8, and the following day listened to oral arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The issue of same-sex marriage rights is all over the media and the LGBT community is listening.

NBA needs to rethink homage

The NBA has paid tribute to its Hispanic players and fans since 2006 with Noche Latina, where teams from the largest Hispanic communities participate by hosting Latin themed events, as well as “changing” their team name to a more Spanish sounding one.

Vista parking plan solves nothing

Over spring break the Vista residents got a nasty surprise in the form of an email. Effective next semester, all Vista residents will be required to park in the shuttle lot on A Street rather than in parking lot D behind the residence hall.

Facebook study is lazy research

Ever lay in bed and think about life? That’s because you’re probably homosexual. At least, that’s what a new study conducted at the University of Cambridge is saying about Facebook users who like that page.

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