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A wish list for our new president

As the year comes to a close, we are saying goodbye to President Steve Morgan, who has been leading the University of La Verne for the last 26 years. On July 1, President-Select Devorah Lieberman will take over and begin her presidency.

We are bursting at the seams

During this school year we have watched our class sizes increase, our financial aid decrease, our parking spots fill up and ours sports leave campus one-by-one.

Offshore drilling not the answer

As the gas prices keep rising and people become desperate to find alternate ways of travel, the Senate has began taking its own measures to try and remedy the situation.

Some advice on advising

Academic advising began last month and students have recently registered for the fall semester. As many students and faculty would testify, there are numerous problems with the way the academic advising and registration at the University are run.

Judges can put aside personal beliefs

Proposition 8 has been debated in court since the 2008 elections. The last ruling on it came last summer by Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker. He ruled that the measure was an unconstitutional violation of gay Californian’s civil rights.

Commentary: Real talent allowed to shine in ‘The Voice’

<i>Commentary</i>: Real talent allowed to shine in ‘The Voice’

The debut of “American Idol” in 2002 created a new model of singing competition that was praised as the contest for the people. The genius behind the show was the opportunity for average Americans to audition and compete for a record deal.

Letter to the Editor

As a young man I look back to my younger years, growing up playing baseball. I remember dreaming of bigger better stages to compete and display my abilities in the sport. I came from programs that did not have winning traditions, in fact they could be considered among the worst programs over the past 10 years in southern California.

Housing not making smart moves

As if creating a first-come, first-served basis priority deadline was not bad enough, there has been another questionable decision made by the Housing Office.

Gun ownership not for terrorists

Gun ownership not for terrorists

There are 11 reasons why the government can deny someone the right to buy a firearm, including being an illegal immigrant or convicted felon, but being on the terror watch list is not one of them.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor for the week of May 6, 2011.

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