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Drivers to face stricter penalties for texting and driving

A new state law that goes into effect July 1 imposes stricter penalties for those caught texting while driving. Under current law, using a hand-held smart phone or device while driving is punishable by a fine. Starting July 1, the penalty for such violation will also add points to the driver’s record. 

Distracted driving dangers considered

Students at the University gathered last week for a texting and driving awareness event hosted by the Campus Activities Board in collaboration with the Associated Students of La Verne.

Texting could add 60 lbs to spine

Junior computer science major Sean Gribben said he spends about 16 hours a day playing video games.

Students support hike in texting fines

Though many believe that young adults do not truly understand the dangers of driving while texting, La Verne students understand the dangers and accept the laws and fines placed on the activity.

OMG in the OED? LOL!

At the end of last month, the Oxford English Dictionary released their newest revision filled with word descriptions. But if Noah Webster were to look at the list, it would be enough for him to turn over in his grave.

Students just say ‘no’ to texting and driving

The Campus Activities Board held a No Cell Phone Zone event on Tuesday in front of the Campus Center.

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