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Gay Straight Alliance opens resource center

Kristina Bugante Staff Writer The Gay Straight Alliance – formerly known as the Rainbow Alliance – is making a comeback after a two-semester absence, with the opening of its new resource center. Currently, the resource center consists of only a bookshelf located in the curriculum lab of the Barkley Annex. “We want to show this campus that we are a presence,” said Joel Sierra, freshman business... 

Graduate study focuses on LGBT students

Robert Penalber Staff Writer Members of the LGBT community generally feel accepted on campus, but do not necessarily know where to turn when they need help, a qualitative research study found. Resident directors Lisa Tundis and Garrett Isom conducted the study focussing on members of the LGBT community to measure their overall experience at the University. The study began in Sept. 2011 and lasted nine... 

On the Calendar

Veterans Appreciation The Campus Activities Board will host a day dedicated to past and present war veterans from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Campus Center Ball­room. The event will include student presentations and a lunch. International Festival The 21st Annual International Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 17 at Sneaky Park. Students are welcome to come and share their... 

Students hold silent protest for LGBT rights

Students hold silent protest for LGBT rights
Marissa Ulrich and Jennifer Leyva participate in the National Day of Silence held April 15 at Sneaky Park. The protest, sponsored by the Rainbow Alliance, calls attention to the problem of bullying faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals. / photo by David Bess Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor Sara Montgomery Staff Writer On April 15, the University of La Verne’s Sneaky... 

We’ve grown in LGBT tolerance

Although the University of La Verne may not be exclusively known for its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups most people know that we have one. Unlike some university campuses the LGBT community here has an on-campus presence: we have the Rainbow Alliance club. The club itself has more than 30 members and has faculty support. It is great that ULV students feel that they can openly and safely... 

Corvino speaks out to ensure equality

Corvino speaks out to ensure equality
“If you think of soccer, you’re probably straight, if you think he’s cute, you might be gay, and if you think the chair is horrible, you’re definitely gay.” Although this example of an “are you gay” question might have been simplified by John Corvino, he used this test to illustrate how loosely scientific studies are constructed to determine homosexuality. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Rebecca... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, We do not agree with any references in the column “Diversity leading to destruction,” published in the Nov. 6 edition of the Campus Times, that implied that AIDS is a gay disease, because this statement is far from factual. If the author did not intend to insult, we expect a written apology addressing everyone that was hurt. True, Obama did repeal the AIDS Ban; it was not, however,... 

No on Prop. 8 rally sparks support, objection

Julissa Cardenas Web Editor Cars honked, people yelled and some threw water bottles at students protesting Proposition 8, the ballot measure that banned gay marriage in California. The University of La Verne’s Rainbow Alliance sponsored the event last Wednesday on the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue. The ballot measure was narrowly approved last year by California voters, and then upheld in... 
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