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David Werner is not only a professor at the University of La Verne, he is also a teacher at the Herman G. Stark Youth Correctional Facility in Chino for young men who are residents of the correctional institution. He encourages troubled youth to succeed through furthering their education and bettering the odds of success after their release. / photo by Kati Kelly

Werner educates inmates as service

As David Werner, chair of the English department begins his Monday afternoon Shakespeare class, he looks around the classroom at his students. The undergraduates in this class are struggling though, to receive their associate’s degree in the hope of forging ahead in their respective careers.

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'I can't believe that it came down to one state. I can't believe that Florida has that much power right now. Finding out this morning that there's a recount gives me some hope that some kind of change will result. The whole thing has been nuts, like with them not letting Nader, or anyone else for that matter, participate in the presidential debate. It's just been totally nuts and I can't wait until it's over. I voted Nader because I voted on principle and I don't have any regrets in the way I voted.' -- Jennifer Contreras, sophomore journalism major

Bush Or Gore? Only Florida knows

With the results of Tuesday’s election still in doubt, many Leopards are wondering who the next President of the United States will be. Both the states of Florida and Oregon have vote counts that are too close to call.

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Professors discuss Election 2000

With just 11 days left until the next president of the United States is elected, the race for the White House has reached beyond the televised debate halls to the halls of ULV. For an overwhelming amount of students on campus, this will be their first time punching out their ballot for an office higher […]

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'Abortion under any circumstance is a very difficult decision, but I think that if it can minimize the trauma of having to go through an actual surgical procedure, than I'd rather see that than see women go through botched attempts and die as a result.' --Lisa Jolly, director of alumni relations

Drug agency releases RU486

One of the nation’s greatest debates became even more controversial with the Federal Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the abortion pill RU486. The series of two pills, designed to induce a pregnant woman to expel her fetus within the first seven weeks, will be marketed in the United States as Mifepristone.

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Junior Chastity Archer, a member of the University of La Verne debate team, argues on the resolution "This house believes in war." This practice parliamentary debate held Oct. 3 will prepare the team for its upcoming tournaments. Practices are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. in the AAIC room 101A. / photo by Liz Lucsko

Debate team positive on new year

With a stern and solemn face, senior Stefan Chacón approaches the podium from where he is to deliver his argument. He and debate teammate senior Sean Krispinsky, have prepared their speaking points for the past 15 minutes, but Chacón still feels somewhat apprehensive at getting up to speak, delaying for a few precious moments to […]

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