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Commentary: Grammys should still award originality

<i>Commentary:</i> Grammys should still award originality

For many artists, the five most nerve-wracking words are “And the Grammy goes to….”

Military power goes too far

As United States citizens, we are often told about the horrors of the police state. Soldiers patrolling throughout cities, rifles at the ready to arrest and detain anyone engaging in suspicious behavior, with no one to answer to except for themselves.

Rethinking priority registration

With registration for the next academic semester coming to a close, students have worked on organizing their necessary courses into a tight time schedule.

Occupy L.A.’s carnival of the bizarre

Occupy L.A.’s carnival of the bizarre

On Nov. 23 I ventured into the city with a few friends. As I walked down Spring Street we noticed the now infamous Occupy L.A. camp on the south side of City Hall and decided to pay a visit.

Consumer values trump family values

Consumer values trump family values

Record-breaking sales on Black Friday were marred by pepper spray attacks, attempted robberies and shootings, displaying the ultimate contradiction that defines the day after Thanksgiving.

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Two comments: First, in regard to the Nov. 11 post “Lecture challenges New Testament legitimacy,” please note that “Distinguished Professor” is part of Dr. Ehrman’s title; it is not a description of him. Second, as a followup to the letter from Joey Torres in the Nov. 18 Campus Times, readers may wish to […]

Raise endowment, not tuition

On Nov. 4 the Board of Trustees approved a 6.5 percent undergraduate tuition increase for the 2012-2013 academic year. Reasons for this increase range from a need to sustain education programs to improve the image of the University.

Debate on torture drowns credibility

Debate on torture drowns credibility

Republican candidates at the foreign policy debate on Saturday were asked to share their views on torture. This question segued into their views on waterboarding. Both Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain said that if elected, they would return to the practice of waterboarding as an interrogation technique.

Commentary: La Verne students must be proactive

<i>Commentary</i>: La Verne students must be proactive

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with President Devorah Lieberman, Vice Provost Homa Shabahang and ASULV President Nick Sloot to discuss the 6.5 percent tuition increase.

Commentary: Book banning stains pages

<i> Commentary</i>: Book banning stains pages

The debate over book banning is a long-lasting one. The movement of overly concerned parents and other conservative-minded individuals has focused much of its efforts on ridding school libraries of a variety of works from classics like “Catcher in the Rye” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” to more modern favorites like the “Harry Potter” series.

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