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  • Richard 'Dick' Perry dies at 85; former USC athletic director

    Richard 'Dick' Perry dies at 85; former USC athletic director
    Richard "Dick" Perry, who was USC's athletic director for nine years from 1975 to 1984, died Sunday in Riverside of a stroke and heart attack, the university announced Monday afternoon. He was 85.
  • Asian Americans would lose out under affirmative action

    Asian Americans would lose out under affirmative action
    A recent Field Poll claimed that most registered voters and Asian Americans in California support affirmative action. Based on the poll data, Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of public policy and political science at UC Riverside, indicated that the...

    Ebola is outstripping control efforts, top WHO official warns

    Fears rose Friday that the Ebola virus may have spread as Nigerian authorities said they have quarantined two people who may have the disease and have another 69 under observation. With fears the disease may get a toehold in Nigeria’s most...

    Robert Peters, poet and longtime UC Irvine professor, dies at 89

    Robert Peters, poet and longtime UC Irvine professor, dies at 89
    Robert Peters, a Victorian literature scholar who became a prolific poet and brusque critic during a three-decade career at the University of California, died June 13 in Irvine. He was 89. Peters, who was also a memoirist and performer of his own works,...

    James Pitts dies at 93; his research led to cleaner air in California

    James Pitts dies at 93; his research led to cleaner air in California
    James Pitts, an influential smog researcher whose work was used to craft California's pioneering air quality regulations, has died. He was 93. Pitts died in his sleep of natural causes at his Irvine home on June 19, according to his wife, Barbara...