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Students hold silent protest for LGBT rights

Students hold silent protest for LGBT rights

On April 15, the University of La Verne’s Sneaky Park, a place usually filled with students talking and laughing, was the location of Rainbow Alliance’s Day of Silence demonstration.

We’ve grown in LGBT tolerance

Although the University of La Verne may not be exclusively known for its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups most people know that we have one. Unlike some university campuses the LGBT community here has an on-campus presence: we have the Rainbow Alliance club.

Justice Moreno champions same-sex marriage

Justice Moreno champions same-sex marriage

Carlos Moreno, associate justice of the California Supreme Court, spoke to an audience of around 65 guests about the “Evolution of Family in California” and discussed the future for same sex marriages.

Commentary: Marriage is meant to be religious

<i>Commentary</i>: Marriage is meant to be religious

During one of our weekly editorial board meetings, we were discussing what we would like to put into our “New Governor Wish List.” All of the editors present, excluding me, said to ask our new Gov. Jerry Brown to support gay marriage.

Commentary: Gays have the civil right to marry

<i>Commentary</i>: Gays have the civil right to marry

Although there was nothing close to it on the Nov. 2 ballot, gay marriage is still an issue that must be dealt with. And by that I mean it should be legalized. The fact of the matter is there is no real argument against legalizing gay marriage.

Trust us, it gets better

Bullying has become an epidemic in the United States. Recently this has come to the forefront of the media with the large number of suicides in the past few weeks.

Let’s not hound our heros

The Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy that prohibits homosexuals in the military from revealing their sexuality is currently being reviewed in the courts, but the process has gone slowly. We believe Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell should be repealed immediately.

Do not take their word for it

Believing in a cause is a great thing, and as citizens we should all do our part to help out some sort of non-profit organization. But when our beliefs begin to stem from the endorsements of celebrities, there is something very wrong with that picture.

Faculty aids LGBT community

The University of La Verne Ad Hoc Action Group has organized a “safe list” comprised of faculty, staff and administrators who are open allies of the LGBT community.

Corvino speaks out to ensure equality

Corvino speaks out to ensure equality

John Corvino known as “The Gay Moralist” was invited by the Rainbow Alliance club to give a lecture last night in the university’s Campus Center Ballroom A on the morality of homosexuality titled “Born or Made and What’s the Difference?”

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