| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Probably more than any other instrument in an orchestra, the tuba has the sound of authority — big, brassy, deep and imposing.
For the young, struggling John Van Houten, that sound inspired the discipline he needed. The tuba instructor, who...
| Mar 12, 2014
Let's start by calling "student success fees" what they really are — thinly disguised tuition increases charged to students for basic educational services. These fees, which are being levied at many California State University campuses, can cost...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer.
Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:20 PM
They are called "student success fees" and they offer the promise of more classes and programs and improved graduation rates for thousands of California State University students. But critics say they are a thinly veiled attempt to shift more education...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Legendary UC Irvine coach Ted Newland will be inducted into the USA Water Polo Hall of Fame April 5 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine.
Newland, in his 39 years as UCI's men's water polo coach (1966-2004), amassed 714 victories and led the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:38 PM
UC Irvine junior Zack La Cavera was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week in men's volleyball after leading the Anteaters to a pair of home wins over top-five opponents last week.
The 6-foot-4 opposite recorded 17 kills, three digs,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Two Long Beach colleges are among 12 nationally that will offer scholarships to low-income students who are in this country illegally and not eligible for federal financial aid, officials announced Tuesday.
Long Beach City College and Cal State Long...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Tom Pestolesi, the Irvine Valley Community College men's and women's volleyball coach who formerly coached at Estancia and Newport Harbor high schools, was honored on Jan. 19 by the University of Hawaii, where he was a third-team All-American men's...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:29 PM
A recent Cal State Long Beach graduate has become the center of controversy after a photograph showing her nursing her 4-month-old daughter during her graduation went viral this week.
Karlesha Thurman, 25, never expected the photograph would generate...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:04 PM
New data show the number of students without health insurance on California State University campuses dropped by 60% after health insurance enrollment, defying concerns that not enough young people would sign up for health insurance.
| May 29, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Andrew Morales and UC Irvine were on their way to an NCAA playoff bid that seemed a foregone conclusion.
Morales was 40-1 as a college pitcher, including 9-0 this season, when Irvine began a series against Cal State Fullerton two weeks ago.