Access to quality, affordable health care may get more difficult for millions across the nation due to the American Health Care Act that passed the House of Representatives on May 4.
The University of La Verne currently offers two 16 week semesters and a winter term in January known as “Jan Term” for the academic year. Most universities like Chapman University, UC Berkeley and the Pomona Colleges that are on a semester system offer 15 week semesters instead.
The Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service club, or SEEDS, is petitioning the University of La Verne to divest its investments in fossil fuel companies.
Vegan students at the University of La Verne do not choose to eat vegan only a few times out of the week, and with very limited vegan options available at the Davenport Dining Hall, they have a hard time following their dietary choices comfortably on a daily basis.
A bill introduced to Congress on April 25 would outlaw gay conversion therapy across the U.S., taking a step forward for LGBT rights by putting an end to a reprehensible practice that has been both ineffective and traumatic to LGBT people.
The University of La Verne prides itself on the level of safety it provides its students.
After fights for transgender rights accomplished widespread installation of gender neutral bathrooms in recent years, some universities are providing free menstrual products in men’s restrooms to accommodate students who identify as a gender different than their anatomic sex. This step shows that institutions are willing to support their diverse student bodies.
After being kidnapped or lured by Russian authorities into gay concentration camps, hundreds of homosexual men in Chechnya, Russia are beaten, electrocuted and emotionally abused or forced to perform quasi-sexual acts. Little is being done to stop them, and more action is needed to shut down the camps.
The 3.88 percent tuition increase to be initiated for the upcoming school year is a crushing financial blow for many students. This increase, however, is modest compared to previous years. Although any increase is tough, this time administration took student input into account when choices were made.
Tensions have been rising between the United States and North Korea in the last couple of weeks. President Trump sent Vice President Mike Pence to the demilitarized zone on the border of North and South Korea last week, as part of an Asia tour.