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  • Parents' worries about school and how to handle them

    Parents' worries about school and how to handle them
    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...
  • FAU football coach Carl Pelini resigns after drug-use accusation

    FAU football coach Carl Pelini resigns after drug-use accusation
    BOCA RATON — Florida Atlantic University’s head football coach and defensive coordinator suddenly resigned on Wednesday after school officials accused both men of using illegal drugs. The resignations of FAU head coach Carl Pelini and...
  • Review: 'Schooled' a lopsided view of college sports' price

    Review: 'Schooled' a lopsided view of college sports' price
    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....
  • Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' shows state's deep roots in Hollywood

    Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' shows state's deep roots in Hollywood
    Director Alexander Payne was greeted like a hometown hero Saturday night -- more than 1,500 miles from his native Omaha. Nearly 300 actors, writers, producers, crew members and students crammed into the Sherry Lansing Theatre on the Paramount Studios...
  • New Cal State Long Beach president selected

    New Cal State Long Beach president selected
    A veteran educator with experience in California and Texas was named Wednesday as president of California State University Long Beach. Jane Close Conoley, 66, is currently serving as dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University...
  • So that's how to get into Harvard: Cheat

    So that's how to get into Harvard: Cheat
    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...
  • 'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy

    'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy
    In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
  • David A. Peterson dies at 75; directed USC school of gerontology

    David A. Peterson dies at 75; directed USC school of gerontology
    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...
  • Simeon All Access | Morrow today, more Morrow tomorrow

    Simeon All Access | Morrow today, more Morrow tomorrow
    About 20 college basketball coaches were on the receiving end of the mass text message: "Edward Morrow Simeon 6-7, Class of 2015 You snooze, you lose" Until last week, everybody had been sleeping on the most active, energetic player in a Simeon...
  • High School Roundup: Martinez finishes as a winner

    High School Roundup: Martinez finishes as a winner
    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...
  • Julia Dean: A retrospective look at the photographer’s 40-year passion of exploring the world and teaching

     
    After a long documentary photography and career in education that includes traveling to more than 40 countries, publishing an award-winning children's book, "A Year on Monhegan Island," working as an apprentice to Berenice Abbott and founding the Julia...
  • Athletes of the Year: Laguna's dynamic duo

    Athletes of the Year: Laguna's dynamic duo
    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...