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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.

La Verne website is not user-friendly

La Verne website is not user-friendly

A university’s website is the first thing many potential students go to for information when trying to choose a college. All the information about a school and the application process is placed conveniently in its own section that is clearly labeled and well-organized. This is no different for the University of La Verne’s website.

Child stars deserve extra protection

Todd Bridges and Corey Feldman have decided to back a bill that requires talent managers, photographers and everyone whose job involves unsupervised access to child performers to provide fingerprints and submit to criminal background checks.

Fine journalism should be free

Set the scene: you are sitting at your computer, browsing the Los Angeles Times website and soaking in the various articles when suddenly a box appears asking if you want to have an online membership.

We are on the driver’s side

We are on the driver’s side

Parking around campus is an all too familiar gripe among University of La Verne students and staff members, but another thing that drivers have to endure is the fact that students, and other pedestrians, do not know how to use a crosswalk.

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