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Ira Michael Heyman, a champion of affirmative action who led UC Berkeley as its chancellor during the 1980s and later became the first non-scientist to lead the Smithsonian Institution, has died. He was 81. Heyman died at his Berkeley home Saturday after...
Not for Profit Why Democracy Needs the Humanities Martha C. Nussbaum Princeton University Press: 158 pp., $22.95 Martha C. Nussbaum, professor of law and ethics at the University of Chicago, is one of the fiercest mythbusters in American academia....
Times Staff WriterBeginnings In 1906, Burton Green and his wife named the land they purchased Beverly Hills, after Beverly Farms in Massachusetts. After construction of the Beverly Hills Hotel in 1912, the city gained popularity as a haven for celebrities. The town...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSeventy-five years ago today, at 5:54 p.m., the Long Beach earthquake struck -- and Southern California is still feeling the aftershocks. Leo Vander Lans was riding in the family car down what is now Long Beach Boulevard when the ground began to shake....
JONATHAN ZIMMERMAN wrote "Innocents Abroad: American Teachers in the American Century."WHAT ARE schools for? For the last decade, I've taught a history course with that title at New York University. My students and I examine the different purposes that Americans have assigned to public schools, including: A. to teach the great...
Times Staff WriterDr. George W. Comstock, a pioneering epidemiologist who almost single-handedly blocked the use of the flawed BCG tuberculosis vaccine in the United States and who played a key role in the development of other prevention strategies against the disease,...
Special to The TimesBeverly Hills is more than lavish residences, posh shopping or a ZIP Code of television fame. The city has its own schools, police and fire departments and city government. Its 35,000 residents share a sense of community whether they live on a vast estate...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFifty years ago, just before winter break, 16-year-old Holden Caulfield got kicked out of Pencey Prepatory School because he was flunking every class but English. It was his fourth expulsion. So instead of waiting for the vacation to officially begin,...
Tribune reporterThe same people who destroyed an air conditioner at the Robbins public library while stripping it for parts late last week are suspected of similar thefts from at least three other nearby buildings, the village's police chief said today. Commercial...
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PIX11.com | @jaydownycThe Horace Mann School is where the city's elite send their budding scholars - and privileged youth to get a prep school education. But according to a former student - who tells his story in the New York Times - that nearly 40,000-a-year education...
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pix11.com | @colekirstinA New York Times Magazine story slated to run on Sunday was released yesterday detailing decades of sex abuse at the Horace Mann School in Riverdale. It was written by an alumnus who interviewed more than 100 former students, trustees, even...
A week after a shocking New York Times report revealed alleged sexual abuse at prestigious New York City prep school Horace Mann School, officials have launched a special hotline for students to report inappropriate behavior by staff members. The Bronx...
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