After embarrassment, torture and manipulation from governments that have ruled for decades, citizens across the Middle East had one response to this oppression: enough. This sentiment was echoed by the Muslim Student Association in a panel on May 3 in the Campus Center Ballroom.
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College is the start of every student’s professional career. Here we are able to expand our minds with lectures about our field of interest and discussions in the classroom.
While I was hoping for a complete reversal of the disastrous Bush administration, the summary of the Obama administration is simple: America, change takes time.
States across the nation are battling issues that directly affect more than half of the American population; the thread connecting these issues is women.
Blogging has become a lifestyle for many people. Some devote all their time, effort and credentials into running these blogging outlets. Used for an assortment of purposes on the Internet; Be it a personal interest, educational or professional outlet, blogging is very existent, and widely-used.
As United States citizens, we are often told about the horrors of the police state. Soldiers patrolling throughout cities, rifles at the ready to arrest and detain anyone engaging in suspicious behavior, with no one to answer to except for themselves.
Republican candidates at the foreign policy debate on Saturday were asked to share their views on torture. This question segued into their views on waterboarding. Both Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain said that if elected, they would return to the practice of waterboarding as an interrogation technique.
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul promised that he would cut the federal budget by $1 trillion if he is elected president.
The leaderless protest group “Occupy Wall Street” has entered its third week of demonstrations. The protests, which began on Sept. 17, have for the most part been peaceful, drawing in crowds of thousands to New York City’s Zuccotti Park.
A panel of La Verne professors discussed the idea of achieving peace in the Middle East in the Hot Spots lecture “Democracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges,” last week.