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  • Apodaca: This column might trigger mixed reactions

    Before you read any further, I must caution you: This column is about trigger warnings. Proceed at your own discretion. In case you haven't heard of them, trigger warnings are the latest controversy to infect the educational realm. These cautionary...
  • 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....
  • More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases

    More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases
    Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters. All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
  • Campuses must distinguish between assault and youthful bad judgment

    I really didn't want to write another column that hinges on the notion of a war between the genders. But our front-page story Sunday — on legal challenges by students punished for campus sexual assaults — raises such provocative questions, I...
  • Honda ratchets back prime-time ads to launch concerts, music channel

    Honda ratchets back prime-time ads to launch concerts, music channel
    American Honda Motor Co. plans to pull money from prime time and other television advertising to launch its own music-streaming channel and sponsor dozens of high-profile concerts and music tours. The move is an attempt to attract young car buyers....
  • Honda shifting ad dollars into music business to attract young buyers

    Honda shifting ad dollars into music business to attract young buyers
    Hoping to attract young car buyers, American Honda Motor Co. plans to pull money from television advertising to launch its own music-streaming channel and sponsor dozens of high-profile concerts and music tours. Like other automakers, Honda is...
  • Maya Angelou's uncomfortable facts and truths

    Maya Angelou's uncomfortable facts and truths
    Caution: The following tribute to the late, great author-poet Maya Angelou may be hazardous to some of my touchier readers. The previous paragraph is called a "trigger warning," a disclaimer of the sort that often has been applied to online...
  • 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...
  • UCLA plans $4.2-billion fundraising drive to mark 2019 centennial

    UCLA plans $4.2-billion fundraising drive to mark 2019 centennial
    UCLA has announced the public start of a $4.2-billion fundraising campaign — the largest such effort of any state university in the country — to increase student financial aid, bolster faculty hiring and research, and construct new campus...
  • Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland

    Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland
    Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina. Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list. After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
  • A warning about trigger warnings

    A warning about trigger warnings
    In a front-page story in the New York Times on Sunday, Jennifer Medina reported on the phenomenon of “trigger warnings” -- “explicit alerts,” requested by students at universities across the country, “that the material they...