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  • Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?

    Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?
    From January to March, the academic calendar is dominated by the admissions process. You can find me this time of year poring over hundreds of grad school applications. In my 10 years of reading such applications, I have borne witness to an alarming...
  • Medical school gig a healthy challenge for actors

    Medical school gig a healthy challenge for actors
    David Solomon lay in bed, a sheet draped over his legs. His darkened bedroom was silent, except for the ticking of a clock on the wall. A box of tissues sat on a bedside table; a Hebrew-and-English siddur, or prayer book, rested on his lap. The cancer...
  • LGBT film fest a labor of faith for two seminary students

    LGBT film fest a labor of faith for two seminary students
    Chelsea McInturff and Samantha Curley were eager for a public conversation about film, gay sexuality and Christian life, but they weren't sure whether it was the right time — or the right place. They stood nervously inside an auditorium at...
  • Many L.A. Unified school libraries, lacking staff, are forced to shut

    Many L.A. Unified school libraries, lacking staff, are forced to shut
    In the sun-filled space at the Roy Romer Middle School library, thousands of books invite students to stimulate their curiosity and let their imaginations soar. There is classic "Tom Sawyer" and popular "Harry Potter," biographies of Warren Buffett and...
  • With a baby on the way, L.A. couple in their 30s fret about finances

    With a baby on the way, L.A. couple in their 30s fret about finances
    Dashiell and Marya Talbot thought that their most pressing financial problem was the five-figure student loan debt that seemed to make home buying an impossibility. Then they learned that Marya was pregnant. The Los Angeles couple, both in their 30s,...
  • Fullerton teacher suspected of sexual misconduct with students

    Fullerton teacher suspected of sexual misconduct with students
    A Fullerton middle school teacher was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexual misconduct with at least two male students, authorities and school district officials said. Melissa Lindgren, 28, of La Mirada, was charged with multiple felonies, including...
  • Academic Decathlon puts the work in teamwork

    Academic Decathlon puts the work in teamwork
    Kenneth Huh and his parents have the same conversation over and over at the dinner table. They want to discuss the John Marshall High School junior's medals in the speech and interview portions of the Academic Decathlon earlier this month. Kenneth, 16,...
  • Bell High School teacher arrested on sexual assault charges

    Bell High School teacher arrested on sexual assault charges
    Fifteen years after the alleged incident, a teacher at Bell Senior High School was arrested Friday on charges of sexual assault on a student, according to Los Angeles police and school officials. The assault allegedly happened in 1999 when the suspect,...
  • Fraternity expels 3 linked to statue noose, suspends Ole Miss chapter

    Fraternity expels 3 linked to statue noose, suspends Ole Miss chapter
    The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity said it has indefinitely suspended its chapter at Ole Miss and has expelled three 19-year-old freshmen who it said were responsible for the "desecration" last weekend of a campus statue honoring the school's first black...
  • Colburn School partners with L.A. Dance Project to train youths

    Colburn School partners with L.A. Dance Project to train youths
    The Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles will be partnering with the L.A. Dance Project to create a new program designed to train young dancers between the ages of 14 and 19. The newly announced Colburn Dance Academy, which is scheduled to launch this...
  • Ole Miss wants 3 students charged in James Meredith noose case

    Ole Miss wants 3 students charged in James Meredith noose case
    University of Mississippi police are pushing for criminal charges to be filed against three 19-year-old male freshmen suspected of placing a noose and a flag with a Confederate battle emblem on the campus statue of civil rights icon James Meredith....