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Campus Center goes green

The new Campus Center has made great advancements in the University’s pledge to fulfill environmental advocacy in its mission statement. Its recent silver certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, becoming the first building in the entire city to receive the award, should serve as a blueprint for any new building that hopes to achieve optimal sustainability and efficiency. The... 

A month to remember

A month to remember
Angie Marcos, LV Life Editor November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. In the United States today more than five million people live with the incurable disease. By 2050 this number is expected to climb to 14 million Americans. Additionally, Alzheimer’s Disease is the seventh leading cause of death in the country. Not being able to hold new information and eventually forgetting older information... 

Keep the Internet free from oppression

Keep the Internet free from oppression
Michael Escañuelas, Editorial Cartoonist The topic of Internet is boring, but it is interesting to see just how many people have practically zero knowledge about it. It seems that most people only know how open a browser and enter in a Web site. In my family, if I asked my father to do something as small as, say, check my online bank account while I’m away, I’m pretty sure his head will explode.... 

Building blocks for the future

Building blocks for the future
Natalie Veissalov, Editor in Chief I had a hard time figuring out what I was going to write for my column this issue. Then I began to reflect about this semester and my past two years of college at the University of La Verne. I cannot believe how fast my college years are passing by, especially this semester. I remember starting college and being so scared of the new environment. Although there were... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The Oct. 9 “ULV’s lack of connection” editorial contained a number of inaccurate statements and misconceptions. 1. Contrary to the editor’s claim, the University does not block students from accessing non-University wireless accounts. Connectivity issues with outside wireless networks are in the control of those providers. 2. StuHan/Brandt wireless access was upgraded over summer... 
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Equal rights take a left in California

Equal rights take a left in California
Editorial Cartoon by Michael Escañuelas Could it be that California is nearing the acceptance of gay marriage? With polls showing a growing support for a repeal of Proposition 8, liberal ideals are expanding with support from our governor. On Oct. 11, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed two measures supporting the gay community. The first created a statewide day of recognition for Harvey Milk, an openly... 

Warning: Contents in column may be hot!

Warning: Contents in column may be hot!
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor You are groggy; walking zombie-like from the warmth of the bed to your kitchen and all you want is that hot cup of coffee to drink while you read your morning newspaper (yes some people still get their news from the trusty print variety.) Seems like a nice mental picture and not a bad way to start off your morning, but before you take that first sip of the steamy “... 

Danger lurks in the alley

It’s hard to image that a small campus like the University of La Verne would have any kind of real dangers lurking around. Many times big accidents come from places where we least expect it. With the current expansion of the campus, it is easy to see that that ULV is looking to expand its appeal and attract more students, but before we achieve any of these big dreams of the future, shouldn’t we... 

The plea of a shoe saleswoman

The plea of a shoe saleswoman
Julissa Cardenas, Web Editor Besides being a University of La Verne student and Web editor for the Campus Times, I am also a part time sales person. Not just any sales person – I sell shoes. Not a great profession I know, but for now it is a job. I was not offered work study, on what basis I do not know, so having this job helps me with the many responsibilities I have. Although it is a job, and... 

Paranoia begins affecting health

Paranoia begins affecting health
Natalie Veissalov, Editor in Chief The paranoia going around this flu season may seem to be higher than most other flu seasons. But for me there has always been a fear of getting a cold or flu. I am constantly washing my hands to the point where my skin gets so dry it begins to crack. I carry hand sanitizers, antibacterial wipes and try avoid touching any surface, which most of the time is impossible.... 
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