| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:41 PM
Christopher Schivley was poor, alienated and desperately seeking guidance when he enrolled in a career education class as a freshman at Cal State Long Beach.
Instructor Emmitt Clark grew up in the Chicago projects as the son of a single mom, dodging...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Look at the cost of a degree at Penn State and it can make you a little dizzy, kind of like writing a check for a big-ticket item like a sleek, shiny sports car.
President Eric Barron has used that analogy before, exhorting students to get the most...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 4:34 PM
There is a lesson to be learned following reports several conferences are exploring the option of restoring freshman ineligibility, barring first-year athletes from playing.
And you don't have to have a college degree to see what it is.
It all began...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:00 AM
While most of her classmates at Arleta High School anxiously await word on their college applications next month, Unique De La Torre has been a portrait of calm since she was accepted in December to a private New York university.
She is among an...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:26 AM
Students attending the third annual University Folklorico Summit got in some dancing time Sunday morning in the last workshop of the three-day conference at UC Irvine.
The summit is designed for leaders of collegiate folklorico — traditional Latin...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:45 AM
The lights along the fabled Strip and outside other casinos around this desert gambling mecca will do something Wednesday night they’ve done only a handful of times in the last few generations.
They'll go dark for several minutes, in honor of...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 12:17 PM
Twenty Cal State Long Beach students were exposed to measles after they went on a field trip with an infected student during winter break, officials said.
Long Beach Health Department officials have notified the students about the measles exposure and...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:50 PM
Gianna Guyot is known as simply "G" or "G-Money" to many of her teammates at Estancia High.
There's a lot of those teammates for Guyot, who competes in three varsity sports: basketball, soccer and softball.
The varsity patches add up for her. She's...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Americans care too little about education and too much about diplomas.
Here in Springfield, we extol the virtues of Abraham Lincoln, our state's native son, who despite having little formal schooling was able to teach himself. This nation has never...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:35 PM
Laguna Beach will have a new police chief March 16, City Manager John Pietig announced Monday in a news release.
Laura Farinella, currently a deputy chief in the Long Beach Police Department, will be Laguna's first female police chief and 16th overall....
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:05 AM
As this year’s deadline to sign up for Obamacare fast approaches, California State University officials are trying to show students that buying health insurance makes financial sense.
A new analysis from the CSU Health Insurance Education...