| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:27 PM
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,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:51 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:25 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:22 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
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...
| Aug 2, 2013
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...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:41 PM
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...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:54 PM
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......
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:05 PM
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...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:57 PM
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-...
| May 24, 2013
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...