In a unanimous and unprecedented decision, the California State Board of Education has rightly voted to include minority history, particularly LGBT history, in the mandatory public school curriculum across the state. The law will educate students as early as second grade on LGBT history, the community’s civil rights struggles and contributions to society.
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Students and faculty members gathered in the Carlson Gallery Oct. 1 to view photographer Jennifer Little’s photographs on Owens Lake and the ecological and environment effects of the Los Angeles Aqueduct at the “100 Years of Dust: Owens Lake and the Los Angeles Aqueduct” photo reception.
The California state assembly’s education committee unanimously approved legislation that would finally ban schools from using or continuing to use the offensive term Redskins as their mascot last week.
The La Verne Law Review held a symposium to educate law students and the community about the impact of the drought, the legislation that has happened because of it, water allocation and water endowments March 20 at the College of Law.
Sexual assault is a horrifying and heinous act that happens far too often. On college campuses it’s epidemic, with one in five predominantly female students becoming victims, according to the Justice Department.
In an informal survey of 15 students at the University of La Verne, 14 said they were not happy to hear that a new law to increase the state’s minimum wage would soon be in effect.
The state legislature has not yet cut funding from the Cal Grants program, but with the legislature looking to trim public schools, California State Universities and other institutions in the state, it is certainly in danger.
Though many believe that young adults do not truly understand the dangers of driving while texting, La Verne students understand the dangers and accept the laws and fines placed on the activity.
A recent budget proposal by California Gov. Jerry Brown includes a drastic $12 billion state spending cut.
We are offering newly-elected Gov. Jerry Brown our short wish-list to help him order his priorities.