The 87th Annual Academy Awards were held Sunday and once again, were dominated by whites in all categories. It is no question that people of color are severely underrepresented at the Oscars.
Last week the Board of Trustees approved a 4.9 percent increase in tuition for the 2015-2016 school year. Tuition will rise from $36,744 per year to $38,560 per year.
Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, has been suspended for six months without pay due to his fabrication of his personal experience during the Iraq War.
After three Muslim students were killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Feb. 10, the controversial issue of Islamophobia in the United States began to resurface, with some people outraged that this incident not being addressed as an act of terrorism.
The question that comes to mind is why would a disease that has previously been eradicated by successful vaccinations make a comeback in 2015? The answer: the ignorance of anti-vaxxers.
My uncle was a whiny 8-year-old and my mother was a nervous 10-year-old when they crossed the border from Mexico to the United States alone, without any other family, in hopes of a better life.
I find it necessary to express my extreme displeasure with the La Verne’s current policy that requires the University be in session on Veteran’s Day.
A holiday wish list for newly-named permanent provost Jonathan Reed
“Secrecy breeds suspicion,” a phrase used while discussing the release of the Board of Trustee’s bylaws this fall. The bylaws allow the University’s president to veto faculty decisions with minimal time for them to gather and vote to overturn his or her decision.
There is no justification for using racism, sexism or other offensive language, symbols and behavior in music, comedy or other “art” – for the sake of getting people talking.