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Let’s maintain some privacy

As Americans, we sometimes have a false sense of security. We expect our phone calls to be heard only by the person on the other end of the line, and an occasional little brother listening through another phone. We expect our mail to be delivered to the person to whom it is addressed. We expect our e-mail to be read only by the intended recipient. As a response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the... 

Islam is not the enemy

Muslims have been the recipients of a multitude of hate in the last few weeks. Protesters have stormed the city of New York in opposition to the construction of a mosque two blocks away from the former World Trade Center. A minister in Florida gained headlines when he proposed a “Burning of Qu’ran” day coinciding with the commemoration of 9/11. Even shows like “South Park” and “American... 

Afghan scholars visit ULV for symposium

Mark Vidal Editorial Director A lack of education and the absence of cultural understanding were among the reasons cited for human rights violations in Afghanistan at the Afghanistan and State Building Symposium last Friday, hosted by the La Verne College of Law. The symposium, well attended by local and international dignitaries, featured panel speakers from Afghanistan, the U.S. Afghan Women’s... 

Panel addresses Afghan rebuilding

Michael Phillips Staff Writer More than 70 people, of whom many were lawyers, gathered in the Campus Center to examine the reconstruction of Afghanistan and the United States’ role in the rebuilding process. The second half of the Afghanistan symposium was a panel discussion titled “Phase and Priorities of Reconstruc­tion.” The subjects discussed were law, economics and humanitarianism. “What... 

Politics, multiculturalism and corruption considered

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Military, government, academia high-ranking officials and policymakers united for the common interest of law in post-conflict states – in this instance, Afghanistan. The panel discussion, “Constitutions, Multicultural Democracies and Citizenship,” took place last Friday morning at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel, featuring four speakers each touching on different aspects... 

Cook shines light on Palestinians

Cook shines light on Palestinians
A proponent of social justice, William A. Cook, professor of English (in the University of La Verne’s Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography) regularly contributes to political media outlets such as Counterpoint and Countercurrent. When Cook isn’t in the classroom, he spends his time writing and cartooning on social justice issues./photo by Rafael Anguiano Kevin Garrity Editor in Chief Professor... 

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... 

Obama puts his name on Afghanistan

Obama puts his name on Afghanistan
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor Tuesday’s speech given by President Obama to the United States Military Academy marked a politically risky move. His month long deliberation about granting General Stanley McChrystal’s request for 40 thousand more troops in Afghanistan was finalized with the announcement of sending 30,000 men and women into the region as early as December. While it should not be a... 

Festival promotes peace with art

Festival promotes peace with art
Two-year old Levi Latty, who attended the Peace and Justice Festival in Claremont with his father Jahvi, joined other patrons in sidewalk art. Jahvi said that being an activist against the war, his presence was needed at the local event. “It’s a good place to network,” he said. / photo by Jennifer Contreras Jennifer Contreras Staff Writer From an idea between friends to an event that brought... 

War supported with 'U.S. values'

War supported with 'U.S. values'
Linda Bearman, administrative assistant in the Registrar’s Office, has been a part of the ULV community for 12 years. Bearman keeps an active voice at ULV through writing letters to the editor of the Campus Times and also by communicating with students and her fellow staff members. Bearman says that it is her diverse family and her travels that help her gain perspective on other lifestyles and cultures.... 
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