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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.

ULV campus needs a break

ULV campus needs a break

Thanksgiving is inching closer and teasing students with the dream of vacation. The long weekend gives the campus two extra days of relaxing before dumping them back into the workload leading up to finals.

Victims of eugenics speak out

North Carolina and 30 other states hosted a government-run eugenics program that resulted in involuntary sterilization of thousands of Americans by the 1960s. It was not until 2003 that North Carolina officially repealed the law allowing involuntary sterilization.

Teachers: don’t cheat to succeed

According to a Los Angeles Times report, about three dozen educators from 23 schools and 21 school districts in California have been accused this year of cheating. In some cases, teachers are accused of changing incorrect responses or filling in missing ones after students returned answer booklets.

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