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Make changes for us, not WASC

Make changes for us, not WASC

Now that the WASC team has concluded its Capacity and Preparatory Review, the University of La Verne has crucial steps to take to ensure that it gets reaccredited in 2011, when WASC returns.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Though I was not able to attend Donna Bentley’s lecture last week, I am one of many faculty who find her skills in teaching and research to be top notch. Donna Bentley is an example of the best of La Verne. Her dedication, enthusiasm for what she does,and her willingness to help everyone […]

Commentary: I have not stopped believing

Commentary: I have not stopped believing

Singing, acting, playing piano and, of course, writing are basically my passions in life. Without any one of those, I know I may just go insane with boredom. I have always had two major dreams in life: one, to become a journalist at a newspaper or magazine and two, to pursue acting and singing. When I was in high school, I spent three years in journalism and theatre, both of which became complete addictions.

Marchers' anger based on misconceptions

Marchers' anger based on misconceptions

Gun rights activists and the tea party movement took center stage last week to demonstrate how angry they are at the current administration. While both groups are, on the surface, unrelated to one another, they share something more than just being on the right of the political spectrum; they are outraged at the perceived role of government in our lives.

Don't be fooled by fast food

It seems like fat America is becoming increasingly aware of the unhealthy effect junk food has on society. Michelle Obama has taken on Childhood obesity, Jamie Oliver just launched his “Food Revolution” show on ABC and KFC just eliminated bread from one its sandwiches.

Commentary: Ride alongs are not as scary as they seem

Commentary: Ride alongs are not as scary as they seem

Yet again, I was given an eye-opening assignment for my advanced news reporting class. This time though it rattled my nerves a bit.

Only you can help save the planet

Only you can help save the planet

Instead of going green, let’s go efficient, because we are capable of preserving our home planet Earth.

Watch where you put your butts

Many smokers call it an attack on their ever-dwindling freedoms, but if Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signs Senate Bill 4, public health and the environment will be much better off.

Commentary:Opera is no longer intimidating

Commentary:Opera is no longer intimidating

Five and a half hours of opera in pure German is not how I usually spend my Wednesday afternoons, but I made an exception on March 31.

Bookstore voices say no to the Kindle

Lately I have been contemplating buying a Kindle, the e-reader created by Amazon. But it has its perks and its disadvantages.

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