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  • City University of NY refunds tuition to some immigrants

    City University of New York is returning thousands of dollars to about 150 immigrant students who live illegally in the U.S. and overpaid for their tuition. A student group called CUNY Dreamers told school officials late last year that many such...
  • How longshoremen command $100K salaries in era of globalization and automation

    How longshoremen command $100K salaries in era of globalization and automation
    More than 4,400 ships bring nearly $400 billion worth of goods through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every year, a crucial link in the global supply chain of factories, warehouses, docks, highways and rail lines. Most blue-collar workers along...
  • Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks

     Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks
    As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass. There was one creature, however, that...
  • 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...