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Cuts in education cut down the future

Cuts in education cut down the future
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief If there ever was a time to question the priorities of the United States it is now. Massive unemployment, political partisanship and ongoing debate as to why the financial system collapsed have riddled Washington. However a leading indicator of what our country has evolved into can be found in the allocation of how we spend money. It is a hard sell for anybody to claim... 

Race is still a barrier to education

His grandmother’s struggles inspire Cleveland Hayes. Carly Hill News Editor Cleveland Hayes, assistant professor of education, spoke from the heart Monday focusing on the experience of his grandmother, an African American school teacher working in the heart of the Jim Crow South. As part of the faculty lecture series, Hayes’ talk, “Why I teach: An analysis of one mid-20th century Mississippian... 

Don't cut back on Cal Grants

When attending college there are two major headaches that plague the enjoyable experience – passing classes and paying for them. For more than half a century Cal Grants have successfully funded students through college within our state, making it one of the best programs that aid students in pursuing higher education. With tough times hurting many Americans, there is no better time for this program... 

Graduate school applications increase nationally

Mark Vidal Editorial Director With the economy unstable as it is, Americans are being extra-cautious with every dollar. And yet for many college students, their dollars, whether earned or borrowed, are headed towards one place: graduate school. According to the latest study put out by the Council of Graduate Schools, applications for admission to U.S. graduate schools have increased 4.8 percent since... 

ULV awarded Title V grant

Dan Sayles Sports Editor The University of La Verne was awarded a five-year, $2.8 million Title V grant from the United States Department of Education, making it the fourth Title V grant the University has received. The Title V Grant program supports colleges and universities that serve Hispanic and low-income students. The grant will be used to strengthen graduate studies programs. The grant also... 

Dean discusses attention deficits

Dean discusses attention deficits
Mark Goor puts attention deficit disorder in perspective in his faculty lecture. Mark Goor, dean of the College of Education and Organizational Leadership tackled “Attention and Learning: What Teachers and Students Should Know” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Goor’s lecture addressed how teachers can recognize and understand attention deficit disorder. The event was sponsored by the... 
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