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  • The troubling plight of the modern university

    Employment rates for college graduates are dismal. Aggregate student debt is staggering. But university administrative salaries are soaring. The campus climate of tolerance has utterly disappeared. Only the hard sciences and graduate schools have salvaged...
  • Is this the worst Congress ever?

    Is this the worst Congress ever?
    This will be a short rant, as we prepare to head off to celebrate the birth of our nation with fireworks, barbeques and theĀ usual trappings of summer. In spite of the celebratory mood, I am troubled by the unrelenting incompetence of the U.S. Congress....
  • Vehicles for Change and LifeSpan Network team up to create circle of giving

    Vehicles for Change and LifeSpan Network team up to create circle of giving
    Isabella Firth, president of LifeSpan Network and The Beacon Institute, was just trying to solve a couple of workplace concerns. In the process, she ended up creating a circle of charitable acts benefiting students, senior citizens and low-income...
  • Obama moves to ease student loan burdens, urges Congress to act

    Obama moves to ease student loan burdens, urges Congress to act
    President Barack Obama on Monday signed an executive order making it easier for up to 5 million people to pay off college tuition debt, and scolded congressional Republicans for opposing legislation that would lower student-loan borrowing costs. Obama...
  • Odenton student at AACC chosen for TechStars 'boot camp'

    Odenton student at AACC chosen for TechStars 'boot camp'
    Anne Arundel Community College student Ethan Dietrich plans to make his idea for a technology company a reality through his energy, adaptability and passion — and a little help from mentors and investors at the TechStars Patriot Boot Camp at Goldman...
  • Romeoville professor wins book award

    Romeoville professor wins book award
    Telling the story of the Chicago park that Dr. Dennis Cremin became fascinated by when he arrived in the city to attend Loyola University in 1990 has won him a book-of-the-year award. A history professor at Lewis University in Romeoville, Cremin...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • Families struggle with college debt

    Some people imply that students with large student loans are responsible for their predicament because they chose private schools that they could not afford and borrowed money from the government to assist them in securing a higher education. Two of...
  • St. Francis fetes its graduates

    St. Francis fetes its graduates
    One hundred and sixty-four young men from the St. Francis High School Class of 2014 graduated on Saturday on the school's Foothill Boulevard campus. Fr. Matthew Elshoff, OFM Cap., the Provincial of the Western American Province of the Capuchin...
  • More Merit Scholarship winners announced

    A dozen students from Irvine, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach were among nearly 2,500 National Merit Scholarship winners in the organization's second round of announcements for the year. The awards, announced Tuesday,...
  • OCC student wins writing award

    An Orange Coast College student has been named one of two scholars in the state to win writing scholarships this year from the Community College Public Relations Organization of California. Rachel Gajardo received the $1,000 award from the...