Local businesses fight breast cancer

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, local La Verne businesses held a fundraiser in effort to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.

The economic downturn has strained the already tight budgets of college students to the point that many are looking to cut corners – and one way is by shortening their time in school from four years to three.


The La Verne Church of the Brethren is growing fresh produce in its new community garden called “Peace and Carrots,” and each gardener is donating 10 percent of their produce to local food banks.

Ashley Contreras, a studio art major, was recently selected to have her student project series displayed in the University Advancement lobby.


Commentary: 'Modern Warfare 2' leads to missing student

Close those curtains, tell your family you are dead, and let your girlfriend know that it is over, it is that time of the year again. Yes, my friends “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2″ has finally been released.

Legalize 'natural' resources

For me, the benefit of legalizing marijuana is the abolition of the taboo. For years as a kid I was always exposed to the idea that drugs are evil and would turn your friends into drop outs who will amount to nothing.


The theater arts department debuted Federico Garcia Lorca’s challenging play “Bodas de Sangre,” or “Blood Wedding,” last weekend, and the production was explosive.


Christmas trumps all holidays

Visit any department store and you will be welcomed by white glowing lights, glittery red and green streamers, elegantly dressed up trees, classical festive music and signs that remind you that Christmas is on Dec. 25, lest we all forget and Christmas goes uncelebrated this year.

The law applies to everyone

When Maria Shriver made headlines a few weeks ago regarding pictures taken of her on her cell phone while driving, it made me upset.


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