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  • School notes

    The following students graduated from Marymount University: Annapolis: Saakirah Vester earned a Bachelor of Arts in business administration, Carey Davis earned a nursing degree in the Accelerated BSN Program. Chester: Shelby Brown earned a Bachelor of...
  • Ex-UCLA star Ed O'Bannon takes stand in antitrust suit against NCAA

    As a much-anticipated federal trial began here Monday, the walls that have long separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks. The occasion was the opening of an antitrust lawsuit filed...
  • Huntington Beach High schoolers declare colleges of choice in ceremony

    Huntington Beach High schoolers declare colleges of choice in ceremony
    Members of the Huntington Beach High School graduating class of 2014 took a step toward higher education by declaring in a ceremony which university they will be attending in the fall. The school on Thursday became the first in the district to host a...
  • Daughter Unravels George Wallace's Legacy

    Peggy Wallace Kennedy — daughter of reviled and revered civil rights antagonist George Wallace — recently told a packed audience at Central Connecticut State University that she didn't view the former Alabama governor as a racist. Instead,...
  • Lewis Yablonsky dies at 89; Cal State Northridge sociologist

    Lewis Yablonsky dies at 89; Cal State Northridge sociologist
    When Lewis Yablonsky was growing up in New Jersey in the 1930s, he was beaten by poor whites for being Jewish and by black gangs for being white. He committed petty thefts, ran crooked card games and carried a switchblade for protection. Some of his...
  • Blame football, not Title IX

    Blame football, not Title IX
    In 1975, Nebraska Sen. Roman Hruska warned a congressional hearing that college football was in mortal danger. The threat came from Title IX, the 1972 measure that outlawed sex discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal financial...
  • Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes

    Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes
    Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La CaƱada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
  • Commentary From Around The Nation On The Newtown Shootings

    The following are excerpts taken from editorials, blogs and other comments on the shooting Friday at the elementary school in Newtown. — The school's principal and other staffers [reportedly] are among the dead in this western Connecticut town....
  • James A. Hood dies at 70; fought segregation at University of Alabama

    James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
  • Timeline: Deadly Mass Killings

    A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others: The...
  • Move to lower mandatory school age faces 'uphill climb'

    Move to lower mandatory school age faces 'uphill climb'
    To address a devastating pattern of elementary-grade absenteeism in Chicago Public Schools and across the state, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn have thrown their support behind legislation to lower Illinois' compulsory attendance age from 7 to 6 or...
  • Packaged diet foods may spur more weight loss

    Packaged diet foods may spur more weight loss
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a head-to-head comparison with a traditional diet, people who stuck to a diet of portion-controlled packaged foods lost almost twice as much weight as those who only got advice on how to trim calories, according to a new...