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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Finding a multi-faceted future in journalism

    Finding a multi-faceted future in journalism
    Journalism is in the midst of a major transformation, writes Sue Burzynski Bullard, who visited the Chicago Tribune on a fellowship sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications....
  • 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...
  • Ten state universities join with online education provider

    Ten state universities join with online education provider
    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&...