| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:00 PM
As children return to school this fall, parents likewise return to worrying about ailments, both physical and emotional, that might befall their children on their way to —and in — the classroom. Whether it's bullying or head lice, thinking...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
In "Horse Feathers," a 1932 comedy starring the Marx Brothers, Groucho plays a new college president.
"And I say to you, gentlemen, that this college is a failure," he declares as he takes office. "The trouble is we're neglecting football for education....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
OK, all together now: No wonder we didn’t get into Harvard. We weren’t cheaters.
Turns out that that “C” isn’t just for “Crimson.”
As The Times’ Matt Pearce wrote Thursday: “According to an email...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Drake Martinez said just days prior to the Orange County North-South All-Star Football Game at Orange Coast College, that he wanted his final prep performance to end in a win for his South team.
That's exactly what the 2013 Laguna Beach High graduate...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:43 PM
During a nine-month stretch when Laguna Beach High athletics attained unparalleled success in different avenues of competition, Haley Putnam and Drake Martinez have been selected to carry the banner for the 2012-13 school year.
Putnam was named the...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Hoping to take advantage of new technologies to expand online education, 10 additional public universities and state college systems around the country are affiliating with Coursera, one of the leading providers of online education.
But the schools&...
| May 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson may be the big names in the new comedy "The Internship," but the real star of the film is Google.
The company campus in Mountain View, Calif., is the setting for the movie in which Vaughn and Wilson play down-on-their-luck...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:40 AM
If officials of the borough of Jim Thorpe are looking for some support in their fight to protect the final resting place of the man who gave their town its name, they might find it on an island in a beautiful lake in northern Wisconsin.
"We think that...
| Oct 18, 2012
David A. Peterson, a pioneer in the field of gerontology education and a longtime professor and director of USC's Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, has died. He was 75.
Peterson died Oct. 4 of advanced Parkinson's disease at a nursing facility in...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Lehigh University’s wrestling team ranked ninth in the nation in the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Top 30, which was released today. Lehigh’s team averaged a 3.1784 grade point average, ust behind No. 8 Brown’s 3....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Students taking the FCAT writing exam next year will have an hour to write their essays instead of the usual 45 minutes, Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson has decided. The 15-minute increase was recommended by an FCAT writing advisory panel after...