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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Tuition is not main hurdle for most community college students

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Tuition is not main hurdle for most community college students
    What does $1,400 buy nowadays? One year of cellphone service with T-Mobile, one year of television with DirecTV, or one year’s tuition at a California community college — for 60% of students, that is. The other 40% pay no tuition. Which is...
  • Connecticut's Maria Praeli Invited To White House Today To Meet Obama

    Connecticut's Maria Praeli Invited To White House Today To Meet Obama
      Maria Praeli, from New Milford, is one of several United We Dream leaders who have been invited to the White House Wednesday to meet President Obama and discuss immigrant youth, their families, and the ongoing political debate about immigrants in...
  • Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics

    Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics
    Retail therapy might not be the best medicine, but aroma therapy makes scents. These are among the secrets to spending smarter that can be gleaned from academia's study of consumer behavior, which examines not only what we buy but why. Here are some...
  • Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case

    Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case
    It's a crisp January evening on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in North Baltimore, and on this holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a near-capacity crowd awaits the appearance of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates strides to the...
  • Domestic violence affects all — but the poor have fewer resources to escape it

    Domestic violence affects all — but the poor have fewer resources to escape it
    Thanks to Marylou Yam for her commentary suggesting "The NFL could become a leader in domestic violence prevention" (Jan. 14). Her warning that the Mueller Report absolving NFL officials for not seeing the video of Ray Rice assaulting Janay Rice should...
  • Law school program offers a legal leg-up

    Law school program offers a legal leg-up
    Jill Hiraizumi started her legal practice on a shoestring. The Whittier Law School graduate often delivered her estate planning advice across a client's kitchen table. "When I needed office space, I used an attorney friend's conference room," said...
  • Two CSCU Presidents Going to D.C. For Obama's State Of The Union

    Daisy Cocco De Filippis, a native of the Dominican Republic, says she'll be thrilled to witness the president's State of the Union speech next week when he is expected to talk about his hope to make community colleges free for most students. "You see...
  • Holder says investigation into Petraeus being conducted fairly

    Holder says investigation into Petraeus being conducted fairly
    An investigation into whether retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus illegally shared classified information will be conducted fairly, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder said Sunday in the wake of reports that federal prosecutors have recommended that Petraeus be...
  • Obama's free education proposal: Why stop at community colleges?

    Obama's free education proposal: Why stop at community colleges?
    President Obama's proposal unveiled Thursday to provide free community college education to all "responsible" students is garnering immense attention. That's as it should be, although the details still need to be fleshed out and individual states will...
  • New year means new leader for Children's Services Council

    New year means new leader for Children's Services Council
    Tana Ebbole, 64, longtime leader of the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County, announced at the beginning of December that she will step down early next year as CEO, a position she has had since 1994. Replacing her will be chief program...
  • Florida overtakes New York as third most populous U.S. state

    Florida overtakes New York as third most populous U.S. state
    Florida has leapfrogged New York to rank as the third most populous U.S. state, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday, reflecting demographic trends that are reshaping American politics and culture, along with state bragging rights. With 19.9 million...