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A reporter for The Economist was temporarily handcuffed outside a room where Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was giving a victory speech. Natasha Loder had been assigned to cover the speech in Novi, Mich., but she and several other reporters had been corralled into a nearby room to watch the speech on television. When Loder realized that the video feed she and the other reporters were watching... 

Debate on torture drowns credibility

Debate on torture drowns credibility
Editorial cartoon by Anthony Juarez Republican candidates at the foreign policy debate on Saturday were asked to share their views on torture. This question segued into their views on waterboarding. Both Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain said that if elected, they would return to the practice of waterboarding as an interrogation technique. Cain insisted the practice was an “enhanced... 

ASULV officers win unopposed

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The Associated Students of University of La Verne announced their newly elected officials – all of whom ran unopposed – last week. Seven positions were filled following the unsuspenseful election. Officers include Nicholas Andrew Sloot, a junior physics major, starting a second term as ASULV president; Ava Jahanvash, sophomore political science and economics major,... 

Make an informed decision

For the upcoming election on Tuesday the Campus Times editorial board has some recommendations on a few ballot measures. We recommend “yes” votes on Proposition 20, and “no” votes on propositions 23 and 27. With regard to Proposition 19, we want to be sure voters collect all of the facts before issuing a yes or no vote in a knee-jerk decision. The California State Constitution requires... 

Stop the mudslinging

Mudslinging has always been an interesting side effect of elections. Commercials are broadcast smearing each candidate, exposing the skeletons in their closets. Which happens every time an election is about to occur. Which brings us to the California elections this year. Smear campaigns have taken on a new life in this election. The majority of commercials and advertisements are not advocating the... 

ASULV elected officials want change

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer Students at the University of La Verne voted last week for ASULV officers, in a less conventional way. To simplify the process and eliminate paper waste, the student government organization held is first online elections. “Last year the votes were close and we had to count all the votes by hand,” said Director of Student Life Barbara Mulligan. “It was too time consuming.” This... 
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