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Tuition increase is unjustified

Tuition increase is unjustified

Attention students: Prepare to empty your wallets, max out your credit cards and expand your debt as you pursue your education at the University of La Verne. A 6.5 percent increase in tuition has been approved for the 2012-2013 school year.

Letter to the Editor

Kudos to President Obama for voicing his approval of gay marriage. It was a courageous act, considering the incredible bigotry and hatred that some people are directing at our LGBT brethren.

Commentary: Professors are people too

<i>Commentary</i>: Professors are people too

College is the start of every student’s professional career. Here we are able to expand our minds with lectures about our field of interest and discussions in the classroom.

Olympics should share the gold

Almost 80 days from now, the London Olympics 2012 opening ceremony will begin for viewers around the world. These Games are monumental and receive extreme viewership, bringing all countries together for such a rare moment. However, this year the officials of the Games are cracking down on those that use the lingo of the Games and the footage that can be captured when visiting and attending the events.

Commentary: Minority faiths should be acknowledged

<i>Commentary</i>: Minority faiths should be acknowledged

The Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education in England has added paganism as another faith to be taught in Cornish schools. The syllabus states that pagan faiths will be taught alongside Christianity, Judaism and Islam to honor Cornwall’s rich and diverse heritage.

School debt leaves students cold

School debt leaves students cold

Republicans in the Senate blocked the Democrats’ bill Tuesday that would prevent the interest rates of the Stafford Loan from doubling July 1. The interest rate that is currently 3.4 percent would double to 6.8 percent, a price that only adds to the thicket of debt students are fighting.

Commentary: Stop it with the festivals

<i>Commentary</i>: Stop it with the festivals

Now that Coachella and Stagecoach have set beneath the Indio sun, music festival warriors are returning from the desert with tanned skin and stories that make everyone they talk to wish they had gone.

Bill is an invasion of privacy

Republican Congressman Lamar S. Smith has rallied his party around a bill that makes the online activity of every American available to police and attorneys upon request.

CAPA students are Leopards too

CAPA students are Leopards too

The Campus Accelerated Program for Adults was created to address the specific needs of students over the age of 25. If they are coming back to attend college, why are they not allowed to participate in all of the college campus activities, that traditional undergraduates can?

Letter to the Editor

For our students, we as faculty and administrators want to be there for any counseling they need.

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