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  • National Signing Day for Local High School Athletes

    National Signing Day for Local High School Athletes
    Today is the day local high school student-athletes can make their college choices official. National Signing Day allows local stars to accept scholarship offers from college programs. It is just as rewarding for the college coaches because they now...
  • Hicks, Williams, A-10 commissioner McGlade among those honored as ACC Women's Basketball Legends

    The Atlantic Coast Conference announced its eighth class of ACC Women's Basketball Legends on Thursday, including former Virginia center Siedah Williams, former Virginia Tech guard Sarah Hicks, and former Georgia Tech coach Bernadette McGlade, who is...
  • The Healthy Skeptic: Is caffeine an effective weight-loss aid?

    The Healthy Skeptic: Is caffeine an effective weight-loss aid?
    If losing weight was one of your New Year's resolutions, you might already be growing weary of counting calories and working out. Wouldn't it be great if you could slim down without so much effort? Anyone looking for a shortcut to weight loss might be...
  • Harvard, Duke, West Point! They're looking At Your Resume

    Harvard, Duke, West Point! They're looking At Your Resume
    For teens today, getting accepted to the college of their choice is harder than ever before.  But some students have the formula to academic success.  We spoke with high school seniors at Country Day School in Fort Worth, and all agree their strong...
  • Nothing can prepare Virginia Tech's young players for hostile Duke environment

    Nothing can prepare Virginia Tech's young players for hostile Duke environment
    Erick Green has filled his young Virginia Tech teammates in about the close quarters in Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University, warned them about how they'll feel the hot, sometimes booze-infused (yes, even at a place like Duke) breath of students just...
  • 3 students win free travel between home and college

    3 students win free travel between home and college
    SAN DIEGO -- Three San Diego-area students were among 87 named Monday as among the winners of an annual Southwest Airlines program that provides free travel between their homes and colleges. The local winners are: - Monique Barrios of Escondido, a...
  • 9/11: Events We Never Forget But Fail To Clearly Remember

    9/11: Events We Never Forget But Fail To Clearly Remember
    Every year, Wesleyan psychology and neuroscience Professor John Seamon asks his students if they remember the events of their lives on 9/11. "All the hands go up," Seamon said. "And I say, 'About a third of you are wrong.' They just sit there and say,...
  • The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim

    The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim
    Tinkering in his million-dollar greenhouse at the University of Central Florida, microbiologist Henry Daniell is at work on preventing infectious diseases that kill 15 million people worldwide each year. Inspired by the passion of French physicist...
  • Rotary member will travel to Japan

    Rotary member will travel to Japan
    Jewel Price of the Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club has been selected to lead the club’s Group Study Exchange to Japan this fall. Among the seven candidates, officials said, Price has exhibited outstanding leadership, exceptional organizational skills...
  • Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell

    Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell
    Rotary International’s coveted Silver Bell award was presented to Burbank Sunrise Rotary for being the best small club in its 33-club district for the past year. The presentation was made at the Rotary District 5260 Conference in North Hollywood...
  • English 101

    English 101
    Each novelist requires circumstance — a situation to describe, from which a conflict arises — and the ivy-covered college hall or dormitory room provides such context readily. It would take research and, thereafter, expertise to write about...
  • What makes popular kids so mean?

    What makes popular kids so mean?
    Despite Title 1X of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which outlawed sexual harassment, umpteen bully prevention efforts and campaigns, bullying —which overlaps with sexual harassment — continues to thrive. A recently released American...