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  • A son advocates for his fellow millennials

    A son advocates for his fellow millennials
    Dad, Thank you for inviting me to do this generational dialogue. It is easier for you to extract lessons from the history of your generation than it is for me to offer prescriptions for the future of mine. It is simply impossible to know what the...
  • Finally, UC gets budget attention

    There's nothing like a possible tuition increase at the University of California to stir things up. Students rush out to protest; regents and politicians, parents and professors engage in robust — sometimes enraged — debate. And finally, if...
  • Record competition for stem cell grants means tough choices for state officials

    Record competition for stem cell grants means tough choices for state officials
    The competition for Maryland's stem cell research grants will be stiffer than ever as applications flood in next month, forcing officials to be more selective even as scientists worry that the state's fiscal problems and a new administration in...
  • College Financial Aid Session For Manchester Students

    College Financial Aid Session For Manchester Students
    MANCHESTER — A local foundation is to hold a financial aid night for high school juniors and seniors on Jan. 6. The guest speaker for the event at East Catholic High School will be Carolyn Karno, owner of a consulting company that provides college...
  • With one small tax, America could insure the next generation a brighter future

    Nothing is more central to the American dream than equality of opportunity. In today's world, that usually means a college education — and, for most families, the challenge of paying for it. Congress could help meet that challenge. It could pass a...
  • A college degree in 4 years? Try 6

    A college degree in 4 years? Try 6
    Frederick LaLanne describes his mother as a helicopter parent who doesn't seem to mind that the baby of the family lives at home while he commutes to college. But it doesn't keep her from echoing the common refrain at the end of the semester: When are...
  • Regional Digest: Kolinsky Scolarship Deadline Approaching

    Scholarship Deadline Near High School seniors have fewer than six weeks to apply for the Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Journalism Scholarship, which offers prospective sportswriters $2,000 for their freshman year of college and can be renewed annually,...
  • A national New Year's resolution: reducing our debt

    A national New Year's resolution: reducing our debt
    One of the most common New Year's resolutions is to do a better job at managing our money — save a little more, pay down your debts, plan for our financial future. Sadly, one reason it may be so common is that Americans, by and large, do such a...
  • Many college students err on cost of education

    Many college students err on cost of education
    Kevin Kou knows exactly how much he is paying to attend UCLA this year: $5,700, not counting federal and state grants, says the first-year student from Baldwin Hills. He recently checked the amount after logging onto a UCLA website. Kou's financial...
  • College football: 2014 in review

    THE HIGHS • Last January, the Rose Bowl ushered out the Bowl Championship Series era with a terrific closing act. Florida State scored with 13 seconds left to cap an exciting victory over Auburn. The Rose Bowl played host to four national titles in...
  • Seminole program helps kids pay for college

    Seminole program helps kids pay for college
    Today marks the end of the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund's annual campaign to raise money for local charities. If you take just one thing away from the stories we've published about these charities, it should be this: Their work, helped by your money,...