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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study

    Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study
    Robert Proctor doesn't think ignorance is bliss. He thinks that what you don't know can hurt you. And that there's more ignorance around than there used to be, and that its purveyors have gotten much better at filling our heads with nonsense. Proctor, a...
  • Football: Crenshaw duo receive academic scholarships to Fisk

    Football: Crenshaw duo receive academic scholarships to Fisk
    Running back Jacob Knight and offensive lineman Isaiah Giddens helped Crenshaw win the City Section Division I championship in football this past season, but each also worked hard in the classroom. And they've been rewarded with academic scholarships to...
  • Materials & Applications goes from Silver Lake yard art to a museum show

    Materials & Applications goes from Silver Lake yard art to a museum show
     A sliver of a yard can be a powerful thing. Materials & Applications has proved this time and again by collaborating with architects to put up fantastical creations on a 25-by-40-foot gravel yard fronting Silver Lake Boulevard. Past double-take-...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...