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Vegan diet lowers carbon footprint

When I decided to try a vegan lifestyle, the only thing I knew for sure was that it would mean excluding meat, dairy and any animal products from my life.

Commentary: Adjusting to organic beauty products

Last week, my mom visited and forcibly removed every product she deemed dangerous from my bathroom: body wash, shampoo, conditioner, perfumes and lotions.

Commentary: Smokers have rights too

Not too long ago the University of La Verne adopted a policy which would further restrict where smokers could smoke. The policy, which will be enforced on Jan. 1, will restrict smokers to lighting up in parking lots.

FDA regulations smell fishy

The FDA regulates most everything we ingest with the intent of keeping us safe, so why does it overlook the vitamins and dietary supplements so many of us use on a daily basis?

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