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Letter to the Editor

In response to last week’s editorial about the Spotted Pig on the Opinions page (“This little piggy has a problem,” Oct. 15), I would like to say that that campaign is not merely an effort to get your pocket change.

Helping our soldiers at home

It is important to learn from mistakes. When a light socket electrocutes you, it would be smart to not touch the socket again. In terms of helping soldiers to adapt to life after war, the United States has latched onto an electrical circuit and is frying.

Trust us, it gets better

Bullying has become an epidemic in the United States. Recently this has come to the forefront of the media with the large number of suicides in the past few weeks.

Commentary: Journalism is still alive

<i>Commentary</i>: Journalism is still alive

People tell me all the time that journalism is dead. That there is no possible way to make it in a digital world with a print background. And you know what I have to say to that? Well, most of the time it involves a lot of yelling, perhaps some crying and a few curse words strung in for added effect.

Texting worse than drunk driving

t used to be that driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance was the most dangerous thing one could do while driving. But now texting while driving has surpassed DUI as even more dangerous.

This little piggy has a problem

Recently many faculty members and students arrived to their offices, mailboxes and dorm rooms to discovered clear, plastic piggy banks with a note inside. The note explained the pig was from the University of La Verne Advancement department’s new Spotted Pig Campaign.

Commentary: Being conscious of what you eat takes work

<i>Commentary</i>: Being conscious of what you eat takes work

As hopefully everyone knows, obesity is a national epidemic and sadly the bad eating habits have been passed on to younger people, including children. In a time of economic crisis, people are working multiple jobs to pay the bills and therefore overlook healthy eating as a part of their busy day.

LV should pick up the Work-Study slack

Far fewer students receive Federal Work- Study and less are able to work in the various departments that hire student workers. We believe ULV should fund the former Work-Study jobs, so students have better chance at affording their four-year education.

Water is healthier choice

With healthy alternative diets sweeping the nation, many people are turning to juices and sports drinks as a substitute for water, but many times these sports drinks are as bad for people as sodas.

Let’s maintain some privacy

As Americans, we sometimes have a false sense of security. We expect our phone calls to be heard only by the person on the other end of the line, and an occasional little brother listening through another phone.

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