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  • Free speech still under siege in the Ivy League

    Free speech still under siege in the Ivy League
    On April 15, 1974, William Shockley, the Nobel laureate who believed that blacks were less intelligent than whites, was supposed to debate William Rusher, the publisher of the National Review, at Yale University on the topic: “Resolved: That society...
  • Daily Pilot Softball Dream Team: Sailors used Marshall plan

    Daily Pilot Softball Dream Team: Sailors used Marshall plan
    Hattie Marshall did not want the sun to set on her Newport Harbor High softball career before picking up her first Sunset League win. The numbers were staggeringly against Marshall, a senior pitcher and co-captain, and the Sailors coming into the 2013...
  • Leigh Tarentino is 2nd A&H artist-in-residence

     Leigh Tarentino is 2nd A&H artist-in-residence
    WHAT: Beginning today, Leigh Tarentino will be artist-in-residence at the Art & History Museums — Maitland. She is the second artist-in-residence at the A&H since the implementation of the first formal, nationally competitive residency program at...
  • Flintridge Prep's Alan Yoho runs away from field

    Flintridge Prep's Alan Yoho runs away from field
    Somewhere over the last 12 months or so, Flintridge Prep senior Alan Yoho transformed from recreational cross-country runner to competitor, from middle of the pack to pacesetter, and from challenger into champion. Ask the soft-spoken 17-year-old...
  • Galaxy's first pick in MLS SuperDraft is defender Kyle Venter

    Galaxy's first pick in MLS SuperDraft is defender Kyle Venter
    The Galaxy chose defender Kyle Venter of the University of New Mexico on Thursday as the team's first selection in this year's Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Venter, 22, was the 23rd pick overall in the second round of the 76-player SuperDraft held...
  • Katherine Hagedorn dies at 52; Pomona professor was Santeria priestess

    Katherine Hagedorn was not your stereotypical priestess in the Cuba-based Santeria religion, known for its complex, ecstatic drumming that adherents believe can call forth deities. She grew up in New Jersey, was white, had a doctorate in music and was a...
  • Review: 'It's Better to Jump' is lopsided snapshot of the ancient walled city of Acre in Israel

    Review: 'It's Better to Jump' is lopsided snapshot of the ancient walled city of Acre in Israel
    The documentary "It's Better to Jump" is a provocative, if lopsided snapshot of the ancient walled city of Acre (or Akka), located on the northwest coast of Israel. Told mostly via testimony from its large Arab populace, who denounce the so-called...
  • Brande: Lots of action on next level

    With the rich girls' high school volleyball tradition at our local schools, it is always exciting to follow these players as they continue to play through their college years. Since the late 1970s through today, the number of local college players has...
  • Award to executive validates company's commitment to best practices

    Who: Sandra Finn, president of Cross Country Home Services, a Sunrise-based home warranty products and maintenance plans provider. Finn was honored with the Bronze Stevie Award in the Female Executive of the Year-Consumer Products Up To 2,500 Employees...
  • Ira Glass: This American Live

    Ira Glass: This American Live
    The difference between Ira Glass' NPR broadcast "This American Life" and his one-man stage show, "Reinventing Radio: An Evening With Ira Glass," is the presence of a live audience, an intimate setting and an iPad. That's about it. The wry, quizzical...
  • Moving beyond the Charles Bukowski American lowlife cliche

    When Charles Bukowski died in San Pedro 20 years ago, the obituaries in the next day's papers typically began with some iteration of Time magazine's stock description of the writer as the "laureate of American lowlife." In the decades since, the drinking,...