| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:52 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2012
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...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:44 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 7:48 PM
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,...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:54 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:20 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:31 AM
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...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:42 PM
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...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:08 AM
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...