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In an attempt to prevent further backlash received over the past few months, the Boy Scouts of America announced in April its proposal to allow gay boys into its ranks – but still no gay adult troop leaders.
With the growing student population, it is getting harder for the registrar’s office to schedule classes. So starting in the fall some classes will begin at 7:40 a.m. instead of 8 a.m. While the groans and complaints of the student body are already being heard, it really is not such a bad thing.
It appears that the future of gun control and gun violence in the United States is bound to remain the same for the time being. Despite having overwhelming support from the public, a bill proposing background checks for gun ownership failed to pass in the Senate.
Thank you, Jason Collins. The courage and dignity that it took to reveal your true identity is very inspiring.
After the damage from the Pegasus pipeline spill in Arkansas last month, it is surprising to hear the government is already considering another pipeline construction proposal for an Keystone XL pipeline to be constructed through the mid-west.
During the day, all anyone will see in the parking lot is the blank, black pavement as they circle the lot hunting for a spot, little does the driver know that the vehicles are hiding a dirty little secret.
In times of terror, such as last week when the Boston Marathon bombings erupted into random attacks of violence by two unidentified suspects, citizens drew conclusions from past events to assume the cultural background of criminals and the reason for their attacks.
In 2011, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 109 and 117. This legislation has attempted to close the revolving door of low-level inmates cycling in and out of California state prisons. According to the state Department of Corrections, AB 109 and 117 are California’s solution for reducing the number of inmates in California’s 33 prisons to 137.5 percent by June 27, 2013.
Over a month has passed since Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond of the Steubenville rape case were found guilty for raping a 16-year-old girl while she was unconscious back in August, 2012.
Mays and Richmond, both football players of Steubenville High School, were sentenced to juvenile detention until they turn 21.
The elections for the Associated Students of University of La Verne were in full swing last week, as the candidates were campaigning and telling the student body their plans on how to improve our campus. Oh wait – That did not happen.