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  • College students must soon meet academic standards to get fee waiver

    College students must soon meet academic standards to get fee waiver
    California Community college students will have to meet minimum academic standards to receive financial assistance under new rules approved by the system Monday. The California Community Colleges Board of Governors voted to require that students...
  • More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares

    More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares
    Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now. Harvard University issued that warning Monday morning, and police swarmed the Cambridge, Mass., campus for several...
  • Football playoff game loses its charm when tragedy strikes

    Football playoff game loses its charm when tragedy strikes
    It was "Friday Night Lights" in Corona, high school football center stage. The joy of anticipation bubbled over. Teenage players couldn't wait. Parents and friends were in the stands. The communities that embrace Corona Santiago High and Upland High...
  • More Saudi Arabians studying in the U.S.

     More Saudi Arabians studying in the U.S.
    At first glance, the Facebook photo doesn't look like a USC alumni gathering: No cardinal and gold in sight, not a single Tommy Trojan to be found. But, on closer inspection, it's apparent that half of the smiling men are flashing the Trojan "victory"...
  • Sequester cuts hurt science research, innovation in U.S., study says

    Sequester cuts hurt science research, innovation in U.S., study says
    Congressional sequestration budget cuts have reduced federal grants and delayed research projects, restricting the nation’s ability to innovate and grow, according to a survey of organizations representing 300 research universities. The across-...
  • Foundation pledges $5 million for Watts social, educational programs

    Foundation pledges $5 million for Watts social, educational programs
    Mall developer and political mover Rick Caruso pledged $5 million Wednesday to expand an "ecosystem" of social and educational programs in Watts, with the goal of helping 200 young people break out of poverty and violence in South Los Angeles. The...
  • Obama's college-rating plan is met with skepticism at forum

    Obama's college-rating plan is met with skepticism at forum
    College students, faculty and administrators met Wednesday at Cal State Dominguez Hills to express their concerns about President Obama’s proposals to make college more affordable. The forum is one of four public sessions held around the country...
  • L.A. Master Chorale to play 'Carmina Burana,' opera's guilty pleasure

    L.A. Master Chorale to play 'Carmina Burana,' opera's guilty pleasure
    "When I was in high school and first heard the piece I immediately fell in love with it. It was sexy, naughty and little dangerous. By the time I got to college, I had dismissed it as cheesy trash. Now that I am older, it's all of the above." That's...
  • At Harvard-Westlake School, some wonder whether standards are too high

    At Harvard-Westlake School, some wonder whether standards are too high
    When he arrived at one of Los Angeles' preeminent private high schools seven years ago, baseball coach Matt LaCour knew how to win. He had a CIF championship under his belt. But the self-described "public school kid" was now at Harvard-Westlake School,...
  • College football's conference changes are hard to keep straight

    College football's conference changes are hard to keep straight
    No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences. Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...
  • Your College Tour Tipsheet

    Your College Tour Tipsheet
    Campus visits are a grand tradition in the American university-shopping experience, and for good reason: They’re crucial to a future freshman’s college selection and application process. College tours offer valuable firsthand insight into...