The Sundial

New birth control stops period

Ronald Montoya

July 20, 2007

The first birth control pill designed to stop a woman's menstrual period is making its way to various pharmacies around the country this month. Lybrel, manufactured by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on May 22, 2007. The oral contraceptive contains low doses of ...

Police question student speech after Va. deaths

Wes Minor

July 20, 2007

After the Virginia Tech shootings in April, the questions about security on college campuses came to the forefront of the national discussion along with fears that such an event could happen elsewhere. Often, after tragic school shootings such as the Virginia Tech and Columbine incidents, fear leads to ...

American entitlement, or not so much?

Doug Weaver

July 20, 2007

Americans' penchant for swallowing pills instead of pursuing maybe a more responsible and rigorous course of action in our race against disease bears little difference from our compulsion to pursue any number of less-than-rigorous choices in our search for happiness. I believe that many of us feel en...

Undocumented workers play a vital role

Ronald Montoya

July 20, 2007

Last week, the Sundial reported that the LAPD Deputy Chief Charles Beck halted an anti-immigration rally from taking place. Homeless activist Ted Hayes had organized the rally on behalf of his anti-immigration group, Choose Black America. According to the article, his group opposes amnesty for undocumented im...

Undocumented L.A. students ‘Wise Up’

Rabeeah Patail

July 20, 2007

With the number of Hispanics in the nation reaching 41 million, the figures of undocumented students also face changes. According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California, there are about 50,000 to 65,000 immigrant students who have spent their entire lives in the United St...

Food security improves for some

Wes Minor

July 20, 2007

A UCLA study published this June found that food security for low-income California adults improved between 2003 and 2005, but those most severely affected have not shared in the improvement. Food insecurity is the condition of not being able to put adequate food on the table on a consistent basis. In...

Pomona Cruise Gallery

David Moll

July 20, 2007

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Bikes abandoned around campus

Doug Weaver

July 20, 2007

They're seen all over campus. They're usually chained up, caked with dirt, pathetic looking and abandoned. They're not orphans left to fend for themselves though, or members of a lost colony of starving puppies. They're bicycles, usually covered with cobwebs, whose tires have gone flat, that sometimes...

In Search of the A.N.S.W.E.R.

Jasmin Jacobs

July 20, 2007

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Officials want healthy foods in campus shops

William Gruenberg

July 20, 2007

Health conscious students may be aware of healthy food options around campus, but Associated Students along with University Corporation and professionals at the Klotz Student Health Center are focusing on new programs to get impulse eaters to think twice before biting into that Whopper. A recent resolutio...

Moore’s film ‘SiCKO’ confronts the American healthcare industry

David Moll

July 20, 2007

When Maria Watanabe started suffering blackouts, chronic headaches, blurred vision, vomiting and nosebleeds, she was terrified. Her 38-year-old cousin had died of a brain tumor months earlier and Watanabe worried she might suffer the same fate. Yet when Watanabe sought an appointment with an ophthalmologist - ...

Complex renovation updates the food court

Doug Weaver

July 20, 2007

In the planning for nearly a year, some big changes at the Matador Bookstore Complex are nearing completion. Amy Berger, director of the Matador Bookstore for the past five years, is excited about the new bookstore. She listed the changes students can expect to see come fall, one of the biggest bein...

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