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Arizona takes another step back

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill targeting a school district’s ethnic studies programs on May 11, creating yet another controversy involving immigration. This bill allows Arizona to take yet another step toward ethnic bigotry by taking away students’ rights to learn about their own cultural and linguistic heritage. Every student has the right to learn about his or her heritage and should not... 

Photo exhibit focuses on laborers

Photo exhibit focuses on laborers
David Bacon, currently on exhibit at the University of La Verne, is showing his most recent photographic series titled, “Farm Workers” in the Irene Carlson Gallery. During the reception, members of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, Matt Dominguez and Roger Acevedo, spoke with Bacon about his photographs, while Bacon explained some of the stories that went with each picture. Bacon’s photographs have... 

Arizona bill bashes civil rights

Arizona bill bashes civil rights
Editorial Cartoon by Michael Escañuelas As a citizen of the United States, one gives up certain rights to gain protection. However, in Arizona citizens are about to give full reign to law enforcement. The Arizona House of Representatives approved a measure, 35-21, to give police officers the right to ask for immigration papers from anyone with “reasonable suspicion” of illegal status. Also, working... 

Immigration myths are disproven

Immigration myths are disproven
Leo R. Chavez, professor of anthropology at UC Irvine, delivers the keynote address at the Immigration and Acculturation Symposium on Wednesday. Chavez spoke on the myth of the “Latin threat” and specifically the lack of evidence supporting the perceived menace. /photo by Rafael Anguiano Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Immigration is a current topic of debate in the United States due in part to the... 

Happenings

Vagina Monologues As part of the V-day celebration, the 5th Annual presentation of the Vagina Monologues will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in Daily Theatre. Proceeds will benefit the David and Margaret Home and the women of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Admission is $5 for students and $8 for general. ‘God Grew Tired of Us’ The film “God Grew Tired of Us” will be played... 

Furutan details global segregation

Furutan details global segregation
Professor examines immigration as part of the monthly Hot Spots lecture series. Omid Furutan, assistant professor of management, presented his lecture, “Immigration and Tolerance” in the President’s Dining Room on Tuesday as part of the Hot Spots lecture series. Furutan examined findings on illegal immigration from the economists’ point of view and discussed the effects migrant workers... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, After reading the Nov. 6 edition of the Campus Times, a few members of our student body became extremely concerned about a certain opinion piece entitled, “Diversity leading to destruction.” First of all, I would respectfully like to question the use of this title in a University that means to promote diversity among its student population. At first glance it would seem that the author... 

Diversity leading to destruction

Diversity leading to destruction
Marla Bahloul, Arts Editor Last Friday, President Obama lifted a 22-year-old ban that barred persons with the HIV/AIDS virus from traveling to the United States. Since 1981, more than 25 million people have died of HIV/AIDS. The ban was enacted in 1987 when the epidemic was becoming more and more prevalent. My contention is then set against the president’s decision to repeal the ban. With the issues... 

Debate team tackles immigration

Amnesty takes center stage at November’s Hot Spots event. Dan Sayles Sports Editor The Hot Spots series continued Thursday as the University of La Verne debate team took on the issue of whether amnesty should be given to immigrants who live in the United States and have not passed the citizenship exam. The event titled, “This House Believes That Amnesty Should be Given to Illegal Immigrants,”... 

Immigration to be front and center

The International Studies Institute selects the theme for this year’s “Hot Spots” discussion series. Julissa Cardenas Web Editor The International Studies Institute at the University of La Verne has voted on this year’s theme: immigration. Every year, the University has a new theme focusing on a global issue or concern that either affects people, forces them to think about their... 
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