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  • Glendale Community College cross-country drops uphill battle at Mt. SAC

    A four-race winning streak and an air of invincibility ended for the Glendale Community College women’s cross-country team Friday morning at Mt. San Antonio College. The Vaqueros entered top-ranked in state, but fell to host Mt. SAC, 46-49. The...
  • Lehigh University names new president

    Lehigh University names new president
    Lehigh University has a new leader. John D. Simon, executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia, will become Lehigh's 14th president July 1, the school announced Friday in a news release. Simon is an internationally renowned...
  • San Diego State student with meningitis remains on life support

    San Diego State student with meningitis remains on life support
    The 18-year-old student at San Diego State University stricken with meningococcal meningitis remains on life support as doctors look for possible “recipients [for] some of her vital organs,” the university said late Friday. A statement...
  • Cal State announces tentative agreement on faculty contract

    Cal State announces tentative agreement on faculty contract
    California State University announced Thursday that it has reached a tentative agreement with its faculty union on a three-year contract that restores pay increases and addresses workload concerns. The agreement with the California Faculty Assn....
  • FAU Jupiter campus could get scientific makeover

    FAU Jupiter campus could get scientific makeover
    A lot of scientific research has happened on Florida Atlantic University's Jupiter campus in recent years, but not from FAU. The university has been mostly left out of the millions in federal research dollars that have gone to the Florida locations of...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events around town

    Freebie Friday: Free events around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight     Latin Food & Wine Festival: a celebration of Latin culinary  contributions. 6:30 p.m. today, Cranes Roost Park, 275 Cranes Roost  Blvd., Altamonte Springs, free, (food...
  • Regents OK $75M Improvement Plan; Legislator Says It's 'Wishful Thinking'

    Regents OK $75M Improvement Plan; Legislator Says It's 'Wishful Thinking'
    ENFIELD — The Board of Regents for Higher Education on Thursday unanimously approved a sweeping plan to boost campus security, launch a new scholarship program and hire 150 new student advisers at Connecticut's state universities and community...
  • Anthony Orlando: Economic recovery hasn't reached most Americans

    Can you believe that we're still in a recession? It's been seven years since the Great Recession started, and for most Americans, it never ended. I know, that's not what you've heard in the news. GDP increased at an annual rate of 4.6 percent last...
  • Serious monkey business in old Dania

    Serious monkey business in old Dania
    Drivers traveling along Federal Highway in the '40s and '50s in Dania (before the city appended "beach" to its name) were treated to the sight of a 30-foot-tall scowling money. The imposing statue marked the entrance to the Chimpanzee Farm, where chimps...
  • Hard times hit those who fail to finish college

    Hard times hit those who fail to finish college
    Taking some college courses isn't enough these days. You need that sheepskin in a post-recession world. Workers in Broward and Palm Beach counties who experienced the worst drop in earnings from 2008 to 2013 were those who attended college or earned a...
  • Warnings issued after suspected meningitis death of SDSU student

    Warnings issued after suspected meningitis death of SDSU student
    San Diego State University officials are recommending antibiotic treatments for those who may have been in contact with an 18-year-old student who died Thursday after possibly contracting meningococcal meningitis. The San Diego County coroner has not...