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In a $1 billion plan to improve education and give students equal opportunity in the classroom, the Los Angeles Unified School District gave 47,000 iPads to students in 13 schools. Unfortunately, the education plan has not been successful.
Recently, the French Parliament decided in a 196 to 146 vote to ban beauty pageants for children under 16. It will become law if it passes the National Assembly in November. French kiddie pageant organizers could face up to two years in prison and a fine of 30,000 euros ($40,000), according to the Washington Post.
The Department of Agriculture is planning to do a nationwide meat inspection program that will allow pork plants to use their own meat inspectors.
Professional boxing judge C.J. Ross stepped down from her position on Sept. 17 and now the boxing world can exhale with relief.
Following the crowning of a new Miss America on Sept. 15, an immediate racial backlash surged throughout the nation, with some of the most hateful responses being posted online.
Americans are losing their jobs, their homes and their money, but how is it that through this recession that the rich have kept getting richer?
Since March 2011, toxic nuclear waste has been spreading to the Pacific Ocean from Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant when it was hit by an earthquake and tsunami.
Lance Armstrong is undoubtedly a known name in the current athletic world after winning seven Tour de France races. However recently, Armstrong is not known for his success as a cyclist, but rather the cheating behind it.
The hot days in La Verne means it is ant season. Apparently it is ant season in the Vista La Verne Residence Halls as well. Ant infestations have been a problem for Vista La Verne residents since the school year started.
It is easy to think that baseball is ruined. However, “ruined” may not be the correct word. Performance enhancing drugs have changed the lens through which we look at sports.