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  • PASSINGS: Johnny Seven, Victor Cianca, Mimi Perloff, Donald N. Gates

    PASSINGS: Johnny Seven, Victor Cianca, Mimi Perloff, Donald N. Gates
    Johnny Seven Prolific character actor Johnny Seven, 83, a prolific character actor who appeared in dozens of TV episodes that included a recurring role as Lt. Carl Reese on "Ironside," died Friday at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission...
  • At LACMA, East and West Germany reunited anew

    At LACMA, East and West Germany reunited anew
    Art history is a messy business. And the urge to clean it up is irresistible, especially in the period of the Cold War in Germany. No surprise, then, that the most common shorthand for art produced in the divided nation goes something like this: East...
  • Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity

    Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity
    A neighbor shaved Matsepang Nyoba's head with an antiquated razor. Blood beaded on her scalp. Tears trickled down her cheeks, but not because of the pain. She was in mourning, and this was a ritual. Two days earlier, her newborn baby girl had died in the...
  • Merit pay problems

    The notion of merit pay for teachers in public schools, which The Times advocates, is not a new one. It has persisted since the time of Socrates, who died of it. We must look with serious concentration upon the ways in which we support and reward what...
  • In Mexico, Casita Linda is building hope

    In Mexico, Casita Linda is building hope
    Just a few miles from multimillion-dollar homes in this central Mexican resort town, the countryside yields to dirt-floor lean-tos made of sticks, rocks, cardboard, blankets or tarps. If residents are lucky, they have a panel of sheet metal as the roof....
  • Albany: Paterson signs public safety bills

     
    Gov. Paterson announces signing of a passel of public safety bills -- on orders of protection, violent video games, teachers convicted of sex crimes, etc. The release: "Governor David A. Paterson signed a package of bills, many of which are......
  • Sotomayor due to speak at Hostos graudation

     
    While the grill heats up in Washington for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, she returns to her old stomping grounds on Thursday. The federal appeals judge is due to speak at the Hostos Community College commencement, on the Grand......
  • How many people use those ubiquitous hand sanitizers when told to?

     
    Hand sanitizer stations (and bottles) are everywhere these days. How many people actually use them? John Trinkaus, a professor at Baruch College of the City University of New York, decided to take a look. In the summer of 2009, he......
  • African American writers gather, East and West

     
    The National Black Writers Conference begins Thursday in New York, where its panels, readings and events will continue through Sunday. Organized by the Center for Black Literature at the City University of New York's Medgar Evers College, the conference...
  • Rank this, U.S. News

    RIP IT UP and throw it away. That's the advice I'm giving my fellow college and university presidents this month as the "reputation survey" from U.S. News & World Report lands on our desks. I am one of 12 presidents who wrote a letter urging colleagues to...
  • Case closed: The Rosenbergs were Soviet spies

    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed 55 years ago, on June 19, 1953. But last week, they were back in the headlines when Morton Sobell, the co-defendant in their famous espionage trial, finally admitted that he and his friend, Julius, had both been...
  • Sonia Sotomayor Returns To Her Old Bronx School

    Sonia Sotomayor Returns To Her Old Bronx School
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came home to the Bronx on Friday, visiting her old elementary school before heading to a commencement at the community college where her mother studied in the 1970s while raising her. Blessed Sacrament...