The United States has had a horrifying number of school shootings over the past 20 years, with what appears to have been a hike in incidents ever since the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 where 20 school children and six administrators were killed.
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As the nation came to a standstill when unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was murdered in cold blood by a police officer in 2014, much of the country had no idea what was to come in regards to the issue of police brutality following that fateful day.
The California legislature recently approved a new law that requires peace officers to receive specific training on sexual orientation and gender identity, and how to properly address hate crimes and acts of domestic violence involving these groups.
Studio art majors showcased their senior projects Tuesday evening in the Harris Gallery, located alongside the Wilson Library.
Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed AB953, a law that requires law enforcement officers to document every stop with an individual regardless of whether or not that person was arrested.
University of La Verne faculty, staff and students discussed police reformation, civilians’ right to protest and effectiveness of voting during the panel “Community Justice: Community-Based Alternatives to Traditional Law Enforcement,” Tuesday in the Chapel.
Christopher Soghoian, a technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union, announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation created a fake newspaper article linked with surveillance software in order to track a school bomb-threat suspect back in 2007, and the revelation has undermined the media’s credibility.
Yet again, I was given an eye-opening assignment for my advanced news reporting class. This time though it rattled my nerves a bit.
Every profession has its share of individuals who make the job either embarrassing or discouraging for others involved in that particular field.
It is sad to say that, as a society, we have truly failed to move past the issues of race and discrimination that have plagued our nation since long before the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.