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Model United Nations hosts Speaker of the Year

Model United Nations hosts Speaker of the Year
Edward Romero, former U.S. ambassador to Spain and Andorra, speaks Oct. 28 in La Fetra Lecture Hall as the La Verne Model United Nations Speaker of the Year. Romero discussed his upbringing, his thoughts on immigration and his career, followed by a question-and-answer session. / photo by Karla Rendon Cody Luk Online Editor Edward L. Romero, former United States ambassador to Spain and Andorra, spoke... 

U.S.-born children deserve rights

Judge Robert L. Pitman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in San Antonio ruled Friday that Texas officials can continue to deny United States birth certificates to the children of undocumented immigrants. Pitman’s ruling has created barriers for United States-born children of undocumented immigrants in violation of the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of citizenship to “all... 

Islamophobia still prevalent

Islamophobia still prevalent
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff Americans like to boast about the United States being a land of opportunity, freedom and justice, but it clearly does not apply to everyone, especially people of Muslim origins. Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed of Irving, Texas, took a clock he made to school Sept. 14, and was subsequently suspended and arrested for having what policed had believed to be a hoax bomb,... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 10: David Asbra

  ASULV President David Asbra sits down with the CT Podcast to discuss his recent trip to Washington, D.C., in support the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act and its effects on Greek life. Plus, Asbra sheds some light on lobbying in front of Congress.  Read More →

Godwin examines political issues

Godwin examines political issues
Associate Professor of Public Administration Marcia Godwin shares her leading theories on local elections, governance and urban politics in her faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Godwin also discussed the lack of studies on mayoral elections, political machines and monopolies, race and representation and the regime theory. / photo by Bailey Maguire Cody Luk LV Life Editor Marcia... 

Clinton’s scandal is extraneous

Hillary Clinton’s email scandal has put her under the public’s scrutiny even more so than usual. It was revealed earlier this month that Clinton, during her stint as Secretary of State, used her private email address as opposed to her work-related one to conduct government business. In a press conference, Clinton said that she used her personal email, which is not forbidden by the State Department,... 

Students, Lieberman protest proposed Cal Grant cuts

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer The proposed 2015-16 state budget includes an 11 percent cut in Cal Grants, which translates to nearly $1,000 less state money for each new student here. The cuts would not affect continuing students who currently receive Cal Grants. The proposed cuts – from private universities – would be re-allocated to students at public and state schools. “They are under the... 

Law professor praises Justice Clarence Thomas

Celene Vargas Staff Writer Claremont McKenna College professor Ralph A. Rossum spoke about how Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is committed to pursuing an “original general meaning” approach to interpret the constitution on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The University of La Verne College Republicans Club hosted the lecture “Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court’s Most Controversial... 

City elects new councilman, mayor wins unopposed

Mary Castillo, a volunteer at Lighthouse Baptist Church, helps residents finish casting their ballots for the city of La Verne General Municipal Election on Tuesday. After voters put their ballots into the designated drop box Castillo gave them a receipt and an official “I Voted” sticker. / photo by Sara Flores Chris McMahan Staff Writer Tim Hepburn and Charlie Rosales won the two city council... 

Kwon examines income inequality

Kwon examines income inequality
Roy Kwon, assistant professor of sociology, lectures on his ideas of how politics and political inactivity has shaped economic outcomes. At the Feb. 9 lecture, he also shared his ideas on how political polarization in the Senate affects how Congress performs as a whole. Kwon earned his doctorate in sociology from University of California Riverside in 2011. His research interests are political economy,... 
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