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  • A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets

     A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In almost every sense, Emilio Vicente is an American success story. He grew up a shy kid in the North Carolina mill town of Siler City. His parents, who moved there when he was 6, had little formal education and worked long,...
  • Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013

     Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013
    This post has been updated. See below for details. With investment markets booming, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the world's richest visual art institution, saw its endowment rise to $6.2 billion during 2013, approaching its peak of $6.4 billion in mid-2007...
  • USC begins first spring football practice with Coach Steve Sarkisian

    USC begins first spring football practice with Coach Steve Sarkisian
    A new era begins Tuesday at USC. Steve Sarkisian, who was hired in December, will oversee his first spring workout as the Trojans' coach. The tumult that marked the 2013 season — the Trojans were playing for their third head coach when they...
  • Lawsuit alleges collusion between NCAA, power conferences

    Lawsuit alleges collusion between NCAA, power conferences
    The deluge of litigation targeting the NCAA continued Wednesday when former West Virginia running back Shawne Alston accused the governing body of college sports and five major conferences of violating federal antitrust laws in a complaint filed in U.S....
  • Long-serving Cal State University trustee dies

    Long-serving Cal State University trustee dies
    William Hauck, a prominent business and political figure who served longer than any other member of the California State University Board of Trustees, has died after a long battle with brain cancer, officials said Tuesday. Hauck, a resident of St. Helena...
  • Going outside California to find an excellent and affordable college education

    Going outside California to find an excellent and affordable college education
    It seems so counterintuitive. How can it be cheaper for a California family to send their cherubs off to college in another state when they could pay discounted in-state tuition here? Because, experts say, there is more to a college sticker price than...
  • Cal Grant cuts will cut into California's future

     Cal Grant cuts will cut into California's future
    Since 1955, California has provided a vital funding bridge to higher education for needy students. I know about this firsthand. It was only because of the state's Cal Grant program that I was able to attend college at what is now Loyola Marymount...
  • College football -- yes, it's a job

     College football -- yes, it's a job
    University officials and the NCAA have been reluctant to acknowledge that top-tier college football programs are run these days less as athletic programs than as businesses. But a labor administrator's decision Wednesday that Northwestern University's...
  • If student-athletes are employees, give them a seat at the negotiating table

    If student-athletes are employees, give them a seat at the negotiating table
    Yet another nail went into the coffin of the NCAA on Wednesday. And for those who genuinely care about the well-being of college athletes, that couldn’t be better news. Peter Sung Ohr, a regional National Labor Relations Board official, ruled that...
  • NLRB says Northwestern football players can unionize. Will others follow?

    NLRB says Northwestern football players can unionize. Will others follow?
    It's hard to imagine how the National Labor Relations Board could become any less popular among Republicans, but it certainly seems to be trying. On Wednesday, Peter Sung Ohr, the board's regional director in Chicago, ruled that football players at...
  • College football players have right to form a union, NLRB rules

    College football players have right to form a union, NLRB rules
    Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday, setting the stage for potential dramatic change to the college sports landscape. Peter Sung Ohr, in...