| 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 12, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Martha Parham is leaving the Coast Community College District after nearly a decade as its director of public affairs, marketing and government relations, the district announced Friday.
"This is truly a bittersweet departure for me," Parham said in a...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 1:15 PM
A West Hollywood law requiring all single-stall restrooms in businesses and public places to be gender-neutral will go into effect this week.
The law, which will have no impact on multiple-stall restrooms, mandates that any facility designed for use...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:26 PM
A simple plastic sign depicting stick figures of a man and a woman has become an unlikely touchstone in the transgender-rights movement.
Over the last few weeks, businesses across West Hollywood have been replacing "men" and "women" bathroom signs...
| 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 23, 2015
| 6:46 PM
As he looked ahead to the 2011-12 basketball season, Vic Cegles, the athletic director at Long Beach State, had a problem.
His men's basketball coach, Dan Monson, had led Long Beach State to a Big West Conference title the prior season and now Monson...
| 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...
| 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...