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Letters to the editor for the week of Nov. 18, 2011.
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.
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 It was not until 2003 that North Carolina officially repealed the law allowing involuntary sterilization.
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.
Even from beyond the grave, musicians are being sound-checked and compiled into posthumous albums.
The Occupy movements have taken hold in nearly every part of the country over the course of the past few months as hundreds of thousands have joined together to protest the practices of Wall Street and the current distribution of wealth.
For the inauguration of President Devorah Lieberman the campus was scrubbed until even the trees around La Verne seemed to shine.
Halloween costumes are traditionally modeled after supernatural figures such as monsters, ghosts, skeletons, witches and devils. Over time, the costume selection extended to include popular characters from fiction, celebrities and universal archetypes such as samurais and princesses.
The University of California freshman admissions requirements are finally taking baby steps in the right direction by not requiring the SAT subject tests as necessary for admission by many UCs.
The California Medical Association on Oct. 14 became the first medical organization to openly recommend the full legalization of marijuana.