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Wright discusses social justice

Wright discusses social justice
Ann Wright talks about the abundance of information in today’s world during the Frederick Douglass Human Rights Lecture on Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium. A retired Foreign Service officer who served at the United States embassies in Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Nicaragua, and Grenada, Wright is outspoken about her opposition to the war in Iraq. With the... 

Students want more rights for unpaid interns

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer A recent sexual harassment case that was dismissed in New York found that unpaid interns are not protected by the city’s human right laws. Lihuan Wang, an intern at Phoenix Satellite Television, sued the company after her boss, Zhengzhu Liu, sexually harassed her, but a federal judge closed the case and cost Wang’s job. In an informal survey of 15 college students,... 

Freedom to marry is a human right

On March 26 the United State Supreme Court heard an appeal to California’s Proposition 8, and the following day listened to oral arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The issue of same-sex marriage rights is all over the media and the LGBT community is listening. Prop. 8 was approved in November 2008 with 52 percent of voters supporting a ban on same-sex marriage. Now in 2013 Americans... 

Afghan scholars visit ULV for symposium

Mark Vidal Editorial Director A lack of education and the absence of cultural understanding were among the reasons cited for human rights violations in Afghanistan at the Afghanistan and State Building Symposium last Friday, hosted by the La Verne College of Law. The symposium, well attended by local and international dignitaries, featured panel speakers from Afghanistan, the U.S. Afghan Women’s... 
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