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  • Louisville's arrival likely to bring welcome stability to ACC

     Louisville's arrival likely to bring welcome stability to ACC
    The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville. "When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • Lean retirement looms for Generation X

    Lean retirement looms for Generation X
    Vera Johnson from Seattle is barely making do, let alone saving for retirement. "I try to remain in the present moment and not live in fear of the future," said Johnson, who has neither retirement savings nor a college fund for her two children. "My...
  • In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
  • Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players

    Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players
    UConn football coach Bob Diaco said it's important that Connecticut high school coaches know he and his staff care about them. Connecticut is not a hotbed for BCS-level talent, and it might sound like a broken record, but UConn still needs to do a better...
  • Providence High graduates 'the little class that could'

    Providence High graduates 'the little class that could'
    When Providence High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, the class had 80 seniors, fewer students than usual graduating from the private Catholic school in Burbank, said Greg Castro, the school’s community outreach coordinator. There...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Summer Beach Bus returns; Father's Day at La Crescenta Library

    The Summer Beach Bus will return to La CaƱada Flintridge, La Crescenta and Montrose beginning next week. The bus will head to Santa Monica Beach on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and on Labor Day. The fare is $3 for adults and children and $1.50 for...
  • Wrapping up ACC spring meetings

    Wrapping up ACC spring meetings
    AMELIA ISLAND – When the ACC wrapped up its spring meetings last week, league commissioner John Swofford said it was the first time in quite some time he felt the proceedings were "normal." Normal is good, but that’s not to say there wasn&...
  • UMass ranked No. 123, with Minutemen counting on Mark Whipple to fix program

    UMass ranked No. 123, with Minutemen counting on Mark Whipple to fix program
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • PASSINGS: Jack Brabham, Radu Florescu

    Jack Brabham, 88, the three-time Formula One champion who famously pushed his car to the finish line to claim his first season title, died Monday at his home on Australia's Gold Coast. His family announced his death but did not state the cause. The...
  • William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games

    William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games
    William and Mary went 1-9 versus Football Bowl Subdivision opponents during the last 10 seasons, but don’t for a moment believe that the Tribe was overwhelmed. Seven of those setbacks were by less than two touchdowns, three by a combined 11 points....