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  • 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,...
  • Teel Time: U.Va.'s goal of 70 ACC and 12 national titles in a decade beyond ambitious

    Teel Time: U.Va.'s goal of 70 ACC and 12 national titles in a decade beyond ambitious
    Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage last month restated the Cavaliers’ 10-year goal of winning 70 ACC and 12 national championships. At first blush, the numbers are clearly ambitious. The conference record book reveals just how ambitious....
  • 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...
  • Geno On WTIC: UConn Made Mistakes With ACC; XL Has Problems

    Geno On WTIC: UConn Made Mistakes With ACC; XL Has Problems
    Geno Auriemma ended a three-hour stint as a WTIC-AM radio host Wednesday by admitting past legal action from UConn likely hindered its admission to the Atlantic Coast Conference and said only a focus on continued athletic success will help the athletic...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot

    Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you. There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...