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Debate focuses on green regulations

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Powerful words, knowledge and different points of view filled the President’s Dining Room on Oct. 28 during a debate put on by the University’s debate team for the Hot Spots lecture series. With global warming of great international concern, many counties and states are beginning to enforce green regulations. Along with these green regulations, new jobs will come and... 

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... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Last week’s editorial on the Opinions page (“ULV should consider green energy,” Oct. 22) was very timely. While that article was being written, the University was in the process of submitting an application for an energy grant that will, if successful, allow us to pilot a photovoltaic project on campus. Facility and Technology Services has been exploring solar alternatives for about... 

ULV should consider green energy

With the world seeking ways to be more eco-friendly, the University of La Verne has started initiating things to lessen our impact on the environment. For example, the Campus Center for its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design earned a rating of silver, and the dining hall has gone tray-less. In addition the Associated Students of the University of La Verne has provided re-usable water bottles... 

Drill out energy alternatives

The issues of the safety of American lives and the environment have been in the headlines a lot recently. In the wake of only a couple months following the coal mine accident in West Virginia, the Gulf of Mexico has fallen victim to a large oil spill. While the spill is still under investigation, the issues of replacing oil wells with new technology has over flown the arguments regarding the blame... 

No star for Energy Star program

When consumers purchases appliances with the Energy Star label, they often think they are saving the environment and some cash down the road. However, many do not realize the Energy Star program does not verify energy consumption data it receives from manufacturers. This leaves an open window for manufacturers to bluff their data in order to acquire the Energy Star label and sell more products. Consumer... 

Only you can help save the planet

Only you can help save the planet
Editorial Cartoon by Michael Escañuelas The phrase going green may be going out of style these days but the meaning behind it is still a hot, important topic. Instead of going green, let’s go efficient, because we are capable of preserving our home planet Earth. Earth Day is next week and everyone needs to do his or her part to make the Earth a more sustainable planet for current and future... 

Lecture's focus is sustainability

Lecture's focus is sustainability
Meek says that individual efforts are the most important. Jack Meek, professor of public administration, has published for various encyclopedias, chapters for several books and articles in academic journals including the International Journal of Public Administration and Public Administration Quarterly. Meek participated in the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room entitled... 

Have yourself a very green Christmas

Have yourself a very green Christmas
Samantha Sincock, Editorial Director/Arts Editor Christmas time is here and so are the electricity bills from our treasured holiday delights. Walking or driving down the streets one becomes awed by the display of brightly colored Santa’s, decorative candy cans lining the walkway, or the hundreds of bright strands adorning every inch of the houses outer complexion. You enjoy the grandeur of the sparkling... 

GIVE sparks recycling program

Kevin Garrity Managing Editor The Green Institute for Village Empowerment has implemented a new program intended to increase recycling in Founders Hall and ultimately the entire campus. The new initiative will be directed at the faculty and staff who teach and work in Founders Hall. “It’s important for students and the faculty to understand we only recycle something like 46 percent of what we could... 
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