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  • Book review: 'A Quiet Revolution' by Leila Ahmed

    Book review: 'A Quiet Revolution' by Leila Ahmed
    A Quiet Revolution The Veil's Resurgence From the Middle East to America Leila Ahmed Yale University Press: 352 pp., $30 When I was 13, one of my classmates came to school one morning wearing a beige head scarf. This was in the 1980s, in Morocco....
  • Marriage? Let me think about it

    Marriage? Let me think about it
    At 36, Kristy Litz has watched most of her girlfriends marry and alight to the suburbs to start families. But marriage is nowhere on Litz's agenda. She wants children, and ideally a partner, but she has seen enough people divorce that she doesn't see the...
  • Gay veterans tackle "don't ask, don't tell"

    At age 20, Mark LaFontaine found himself in the western Pacific as a seaman apprentice aboard the Coast Guard cutter Basswood. And then his shipmates figured out he was gay. LaFontaine said he was discharged after a months-long journey through the...
  • Defense rests on Irvine 11 trial

    SANTA ANA — Defense attorneys for 10 college students accused of disrupting a speech at UC Irvine last year by the Israeli ambassador to the United States rested their case Thursday. Closing arguments are expected Monday, after which time the...
  • Riley makes first start at Rose Bowl

    The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Dietrich Riley (St. Francis High, 2010) UCLA football, sophomore: Riley was tabbed as the starter at strong safety for the first time in his collegiate career Saturday against the No. 23...
  • PASSINGS: Bill Clements, Arthur Goldreich, John N. Doggett, Sergei Bagapsh, Thomas Graham Duffy

    PASSINGS: Bill Clements, Arthur Goldreich, John N. Doggett, Sergei Bagapsh, Thomas Graham Duffy
    Bill Clements First GOP Texas governor since Reconstruction Bill Clements, 94, a two-term Texas governor who in 1979 became the first Republican elected governor in the state since Reconstruction, died Sunday at a Dallas-area hospital, Lt. Gov. David...
  • Briefs: UCI ace collects plaudits

    UC Irvine junior Matt Summers, who threw a no-hitter against Long Beach State Friday, has been named National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball, as well as Pitcher of the Week by the Big West Conference. Summers struck out five, walked one and...
  • UCI No. 3 seed in L.A. regional

    UCI No. 3 seed in L.A. regional
    It didn't take UC Irvine senior Brian Hernandez long to identify the potential for revenge associated with the Anteaters' placement in the NCAA Los Angeles Regional hosted by UCLA was announced Monday morning. Hernandez, the baseball team's star third...
  • College Roundup: Lions shut out Bellevue

    WOMEN'S SOCCER Vanguard 3, Bellevue 0 MENLO — Lauren Skachenko scored two goals for the Lions in the Menlo Invitational Saturday. Amanda Couch added one goal for Vanguard (6-0). * MEN'S SOCCER Vanguard 3, Chapman 1 ORANGE — The Lions...
  • Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst

    Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst
    Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
  • PASSINGS: Pauline Betz Addie, Giorgio Tozzi, Harry Redmond Jr., James Woodress, Mark Dantzler

    PASSINGS: Pauline Betz Addie, Giorgio Tozzi, Harry Redmond Jr., James Woodress, Mark Dantzler
    Pauline Betz Addie 1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...