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  • For USC athletics, NCAA sanctions are ending, but effects remain

    For USC athletics, NCAA sanctions are ending, but effects remain
    USC, as of Tuesday, is officially free. Its NCAA probation period, the final vestige of penalties that were among the most severe in college sports history, will be complete. “It's been a long four years,” Athletic Director Pat Haden said....
  • Joseph Sax dies at 78; law professor wrote influential article on public trust doctrine

    In 1970, Joseph Sax wrote a law review article that laid the foundation for a court case that would become famous in the annals of California water. More than a decade after publication of Sax's seminal essay on the public trust doctrine, the California...
  • All-American cookbook from 1901

    All-American cookbook from 1901
    Lizzie Black Kander has been called the "Jane Addams of Milwaukee" for her tireless social service work, which included editing and publishing "The Settlement Cook Book" in 1901. The book provided more than recipes; it taught newcomers to this country how...
  • Gas Prices Are Up, but So Is Average MPG

     
    There are plenty of Americans who purchase a high-mileage vehicle for environmental reasons, and sales of plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles surged 84 percent in 2013. But when you start comparing the steady rise in sales of higher-fuel-economy...
  • Study examines achievement gap between Asian American, white students

    A growing achievement gap between Asian American students and their white classmates is due largely to greater work effort and cultural attitudes, not innate cognitive ability, researchers say. In a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, two...
  • Review: 'Age of Ambition' by Evan Osnos

    Review: 'Age of Ambition' by Evan Osnos
    It's hard to convey China's transformations to two kinds of people: people who have never been there and people who have just been there for the first time. Experiencing China in 2014 for the first time, many Americans are struck by the modernity of...
  • User Manuel: UConn AD Knows Both Sides Of NCAA Issues

    User Manuel: UConn AD Knows Both Sides Of NCAA Issues
    On a Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall when the eyes of American sports were on what's next for many of college's premier athletes, the truth is that the most sweeping and controversial matters involve what those athletes are leaving behind. Yes,...
  • Obama hopes to win over voters with renewed focus on climate change

    Obama hopes to win over voters with renewed focus on climate change
    President Obama capped a weeklong focus on climate change with a push for greater energy efficiency, a pitch particularly attuned to reaching two groups: big-dollar donors in the green movement and activists once inspired by his 2008 ambition to heal...
  • College administrators learning to be sexual misconduct detectives

    College administrators learning to be sexual misconduct detectives
    Butte College administrator Al Renville was never trained as a police investigator, but that's close to the job he found himself in when two students had a sexual encounter off campus that led one to file a complaint with the school. Renville said his...
  • Local Voices North: May 1 edition

    Local Voices North: May 1 edition
    Letters to the editor from Arlington Heights, Northbrook, Palatine, Park Ridge, Skokie and Glenview. Student athlete unions This is in response to university student athletes wanting to unionize. Friends of mine can attest to the fact that when I...
  • District 113 scores 4 used diesel school buses to save on fuel

     District 113 scores 4 used diesel school buses to save on fuel
    After starting the District 113 Board of Education meeting Monday with a moment of silence for student Rohan Malempati, who died Feb. 19 from illness, members approved the purchase of four used school buses, pushing aside a question of the wisdom of...