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  • UCLA's legal fees in fatal lab fire case neared $4.5 million

    UCLA's legal fees in fatal lab fire case neared $4.5 million
    After UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Harran walked out of court in June, his lawyers issued a news release hailing the "first-of-its-kind" deal that all but freed him from criminal liability in a 2008 lab fire that killed a staff researcher. The...
  • L.A. school board OKs plan to resolve Jefferson High problems

    L.A. school board OKs plan to resolve Jefferson High problems
    The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday approved a $1.1-million plan to provide a longer school day, additional classes and tutoring to Jefferson High students who lost instructional time as a result of widespread scheduling problems this semester....
  • U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals

    U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look. In an effort to make students from...
  • Just Visiting (For Now): What to Do On Campus

    Just Visiting (For Now): What to Do On Campus
    I remember visiting colleges to try to see if a school would be the right fit for me. I took all the guided tours (some of them more than once) and walked around campus with my parents and read all the brochures they gave out. But it wasn't enough....
  • How to Limit Student Debt

    How to Limit Student Debt
    Frightened by reports of college grads being crushed by student loans? Protect yourself by limiting how much you borrow. -- Choose a school that fits into the family budget. That doesn't mean sacrificing quality. Check out Kiplinger's Best College Values...
  • What You Need to Know About Money

    What You Need to Know About Money
    What do kids need to know about money when they head off to college? Here's what this year's Kiplinger interns -- Amanda Lilly , Deanna Pan and Michael Stratford -- had to say about key financial issues. Budgeting. Amanda learned how to parcel out her...
  • Be smart about finances in college

    Be smart about finances in college
    When I left home for college, I clearly remember being petrified of using my credit card. I'd always paid for everything with either cash or a debit card, and the prospect of buying something with credit just didn't make sense to me. But my parents...
  • Crenshaw principal says teachers' dismissals not tied to union activity

    Crenshaw principal says teachers' dismissals not tied to union activity
    The principal of Crenshaw High School testified in a hearing Thursday that 12 former teachers who allege they were targeted and removed because of their union activism were let go from the campus for a variety of other reasons, including subpar...
  • College domestic: A checklist

    College domestic: A checklist
    For most, life at home is like staying at a 4-star hotel. There is always food available that you didn't go out and buy, your trash is picked up, and if you forget your key, there is always someone to let you in. Your domestic duties are handled by...
  • Close to campus, closer to ideal college life

    Close to campus, closer to ideal college life
    The ideal college life probably includes hanging out with friends and learning from interesting professors, but not frustrating campus traffic and limited parking. However, the closer you are to campus, the closer you are to all the enjoyable college...
  • Dorm life: Keep your cool

    Dorm life: Keep your cool
    Sharing a room in college with someone you might not have met before can be exciting and nerve-wracking. Inevitably, problems will occur. Aarika Camp, from NSU's Residential Life & Housing, offered advice for some of college's most common situations....