| May 9, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Eight high school seniors from La Cañada Flintridge were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship last week.
The La Cañada Thursday Club lauded Matt Singelyn, Colleen Degnan, Kara Lankey, Sophia Eckerle, Liza Upton, Katharine Henry, Danielle Smith and Colby...
| Jun 9, 2013
Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
| Dec 25, 2012
The site where Michael Reese Hospital once stood isn't much to look at, just a 37-acre swath of overgrown land in Bronzeville, behind a shoddy chain-link fence.
Developers are itching to build a casino or perhaps a sports entertainment complex on the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Plans for a major addition and some other changes to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and Library were announced Friday morning. This comes as the museum prepares to celebrate the President's 100th birthday in 2013.
President Ford always envisioned...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:11 PM
In many ways, it appears that online education is at last taking hold.
Earlier this month, UC Irvine announced it would offer a selection of free online courses through an agreement with Coursera, a company started by two Stanford University professors....
| Oct 3, 2012
Baby boomer marriages are having a best of times/worst of times moment.
Despite the overall divorce rate in the U.S. dropping during the past two decades, the rate of couples divorcing after age 50 has doubled. In 1990, fewer than 10 percent of...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC) will host the 2012 Greater Kalamazoo Area College Night for high school students exploring their college options.
The event will feature representatives from about 80 colleges, universities, and training...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:20 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin.
Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
| Oct 12, 2012
On a recent sunny fall afternoon, students from Lake View High School streamed out of a nearby convenience store munching after-school snacks.
Some bought cookies and snack cakes. Others got soft drinks and candy. But the majority walked out of Touchdown...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:46 PM
When author Nami Mun was 13, she ran away from her family's Bronx apartment. She survived by holding down odd jobs and living wherever she could — on benches, in shelters or squatting in abandoned buildings. In her early 20s, she found steady...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon announce its decision in a case that could affect diversity on college campuses nationwide. Given the compelling reasons why diversity is critical on our campuses, the court should uphold its previous decisions that...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:29 AM
You call it November. They call it Movember.
The mustache-growing event started in 2003 when a few men way down under in Australia decided to bring crumb catchers back in style (Mo is Aussie slang for mustache). Fast forward and the mustache movement has...