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Commentary: Fantasy football sacks productivity

<i>Commentary</i>: Fantasy football sacks productivity

Fantasy football is not simply a hobby anymore. It is a sports in itself. It is a lifestyle. It is an obsession.

Shuttle lot should be a choice

Vista residents are awaiting the dreaded email to let them know what day they have to begin parking in the off-campus shuttle lot, anticipated for some time this month after all of the renovations are done to that lot, thus beginning another chapter in the ULV parking rigamarole

Overzealous fans take game too far

Overzealous fans take game too far

Sports fans are some of the most passionate people. However, some take it too far. It has come to the point in which teams fight until the final buzzer and fans fight to the death.

New policy spills on dry campus

New policy spills on dry campus

When people hear the word tailgate, two things comes to mind, food and alcohol. La Verne, a dry campus, has adopted the idea of tailgating after “months of hard work and intensive research,” according to a student email sent out by the University on Sept. 18.

iPads do not advance learning

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.

Say au revoir to kiddie pageants

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.

USDA move is stomach-turning

The Department of Agriculture is planning to do a nationwide meat inspection program that will allow pork plants to use their own meat inspectors.

Commentary: Boxing judges knock the honesty out of sport

<i>Commentary</i>: Boxing judges knock the honesty out of sport

Professional boxing judge C.J. Ross stepped down from her position on Sept. 17 and now the boxing world can exhale with relief.

Miss America represents diversity

Miss America represents diversity

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.

Biggest U.S. problem is at home

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?

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