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  • Charles Drew University receives $1.5 million for low-income students

    Charles Drew University receives $1.5 million for low-income students
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science will receive $1.5 million to educate more low-income students who are interested in becoming health professionals, President David Carlisle said Monday. The grant comes from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,...
  • Bill allowing higher fees for high-demand college classes advances

    Bill allowing higher fees for high-demand college classes advances
    As Long Beach City College officials see it, a state plan allowing two-year schools to charge more for high-demand classes would help move students more quickly toward transfer and graduation. Students at the campus, however, argue that such a move...
  • Sallie Mae says post-recession, parents paying less for college

    Sallie Mae says post-recession, parents paying less for college
    It's no secret the recession wiped away many Americans' wealth and savings while altering spending habits. That has changed how many families are paying for college. A survey released Tuesday by Sallie Mae found that parents are now contributing less of...
  • Harvard University announces Nas fellowship

    Harvard University announces Nas fellowship
    For more than two decades, Nas’ prolific career has been a hallmark for hip-hop, and now Harvard University has established a fellowship in the lyricist's honor.   The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University and the Hip-Hop Archive...
  • 'Fruitvale Station's' Ryan Coogler, the message maker

    'Fruitvale Station's' Ryan Coogler, the message maker
    The California kid whose first full-length feature film wowed the judges at Sundance and Cannes this year is now showing it off to the world. "Fruitvale Station," about Oscar Grant, the young black man shot and killed by a transit police officer in...
  • In Indiana, history meets politics

    In Indiana, history meets politics
    Emails recently obtained by the Associated Press have revealed that Indiana's former Republican governor, Mitch Daniels, now president of Purdue University, tried to ban Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" from Indiana schools. His...
  • Quarterback T.J. Millweard to transfer from UCLA

    Quarterback T.J. Millweard to transfer from UCLA
    UCLA got a little thinner at quarterback Monday. T.J. Millweard met with Coach Jim Mora and asked to be released from his scholarship so he could transfer. The request was granted. The Bruins now have three quarterbacks on scholarship: starter Brett...
  • Baseball: Wednesday's City playoff scores and updated pairings

     
    BASEBALL CITY DIVISION I First round, Wednesday San Fernando 5, Verdugo Hills 0 Bell 1, Sun Valley Poly 0 (9) Narbonne 6, Granada Hills 5 Wilmington Banning 7, Los Angeles Hamilton 0 Los Angeles University 11, Chatsworth 10 (9) Los......
  • In Arizona fire's aftermath, Prescott is 'turning into a memorial'

    In Arizona fire's aftermath, Prescott is 'turning into a memorial'
    PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- The week of Independence Day has always been a boon for Prescott’s tourism industry, and a seven-day display of patriotism, regional pride and Western traditions features the world’s oldest commercial rodeo and a parade that...
  • Why would Leon Panetta, Marc Morial join for-profit Corinthian?

    Why would Leon Panetta, Marc Morial join for-profit Corinthian?
    What do Leon Panetta, Marc Morial and Corinthian Colleges have in common? Good question. Panetta and Morial are among our most distinguished public servants. Panetta earlier this year concluded a stint as secretary of Defense, one of a string of high-...
  • Soccer star Cristian Roldan makes rare choice to stay and play

      Soccer star Cristian Roldan makes rare choice to stay and play
    Every once in a while, a high school athlete comes along with the kind of character, commitment and talent to make himself a standout in his community. Cristian Roldan from El Rancho High in Pico Rivera is that teenager. Given his exceptional soccer...