| Aug 25, 2013
| 9:05 PM
UC San Diego and UC Riverside are first and second in the annual "socially conscious" ranking of national universities being released Monday by Washington Monthly magazine.
For the fourth year in a row, the San Diego campus topped the Washington Monthly...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Picture this: Two surfers are bobbing on their boards at a remote surf spot north of Santa Barbara. They drift into a dreamy discussion and the question arises, "Wouldn't it be great if we could get paid to do this?"
That question, in various forms,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Those who think there's not much to do at the University of Iowa, think again. The school has beaten out other contenders, including UC Santa Barbara, to win the title as top party school.
A Princeton Review survey found students ranked Iowa as tops...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The former No. 2 administrator at Michigan State and a recent finalist to head up several other public universities around the country has been nominated to be the next chancellor of UC Riverside, officials announced Thursday.
Kim A. Wilcox, who is an...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:06 PM
When oil sheen appeared on the sea surface last fall not far from the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, authorities wanted to know where it was coming from.
Was BP’s sealed Macondo well -- the source of the biggest...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The nomination of Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, to be UC president has elicited many positive comments about how her managerial and political skills can help the university system. But some...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:11 PM
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — In the aftermath of the recession, hundreds of workers in low-wage industries have tried to call attention to how difficult it is to survive on the minimum wage.
Thursday might have been their biggest effort yet.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The gig: As the founding chairman and chief executive of the nonprofit Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, Jorge C. Corralejo, 63, has been a cheerleader for small to medium-size minority-owned businesses. The nonprofit group has five...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Seth Ronquillo is a fourth-year film and linguistics major at UCLA. He is co-chair of IDEAs, a group for students in the country illegally.
Like many immigrant rights activists, he holds Janet Napolitano responsible for the increasing number of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Let it not be said that San Jose State University hasn't taught the world a valuable lesson in the promises and pitfalls of the fancy new craze for online university learning.
The Cal State University campus set itself up as a pioneer in the field in...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:40 AM
A former student has come forward to police alleging he had sex with a Redlands high school teacher arrested by authorities, who revealed her child was fathered by a student.
Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst, 28, was arrested Monday night on suspicion of...