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Restriction incites student objection

Emily Lau Editorial Director Karla Rendon News Editor Confused upperclassmen gathered in Woody Hall after they were unable to register for lower division courses on the first day of registration Nov. 23 due to a registration restriction. “I was thinking, ‘I need to get in contact with the Provost, I need to fix this and get a straight answer,’ because we were completely blindsided,” said... 

Texas gun law endangers students

Texas gun law endangers students
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff The University of La Verne is a small campus with not much going on in regards to protests and school-wide political activism, but at the University of Texas at Austin, students are planning a provocative protest against a new gun law signed by Gov. Greg Abbott June 1. The “campus carry” law, which will go into effect Aug. 1, 2016, allows licensed gun owners... 

Rally enlightens on the missing 43

Rally enlightens on the missing 43
Sophomore Marvin Tapia, sophomore Jose Rios, senior Christian Moore, junior Chrishelle Bates, senior Gerardo Cuevas, sophomore Rochelle Munoz, junior David Garibay, and junior Abril Camarena chant at the “Solidarity of the 43” protest in Sneaky Park. Camarena organized the event to bring attention to the 43 male college students who were handed over by the police to a Narc gang Sept. 26 in Iguala,... 

Protests escalate to a breaking point

Protests escalate to a breaking point
Editorial cartoon by Anthony Juarez Scott Olsen, 24, is a United States veteran who served and survived two tours of Iraq. Olsen had his skull fractured after he was hit at pointblank range in the head by a tear gas canister fired by a police officer, an act which police policy expressly forbids, during an Occupy Oakland protest. Following his Oct. 26 injury, Olsen was rushed from the scene by his... 

The spirit of protest reaches La Verne

The spirit of protest reaches La Verne
Lawyer Albert R. Killacky and supporters Doris Beery and Dawn Thilo demonstrated at noon on Wednesday on the corner of Third and D Streets at Mainiero Square. The event was organized by Beery in support of the “Support Jobs Not Cuts” Week of Action. Killacy, Beery and Thilo are members of MoveOn.org, an online political organization./ photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

Protest marks Iraq war's eighth year

Organizers plan to continue the weekly Claremont rallies until the war ends. Debbie Allison Staff Writer Signs bearing messages like “Peace not war,” “War is not pro-life” and “War is not the answer” were held aloft by more than 70 protesters at a war rally in Claremont last Friday. The rally marked eight years since the invasion of Iraq under the Bush Administration. Though last week was... 
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