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  • Cal State students protest for rollback of 'success fees'

    Cal State students protest for rollback of 'success fees'
    Dozens of students rallied at a meeting of the California State University governing board Wednesday, chanting and hoisting signs that urged the chancellor and trustees to rollback “success fees” that are raising costs on many campuses. More...
  • UM physics professor a lauded scientist, passionate teacher

    UM physics professor a lauded scientist, passionate teacher
    Professor James Gates delivers his big ideas in analogies and metaphors. Setting lax standards for schoolchildren in science classes is like teaching them to dunk a basketball on a 9-foot-high hoop, when kids the next town over play with one 10 feet...
  • Albertus Magnus' Mitch Oliver Finalists for DIII Coach Of The Year

    Albertus Magnus coach Mitch Oliver is a finalist for the Glenn Robinson national coach of the year award, presented annually to the top coach in Division III. Oliver was also a finalist in 2012. The Falcons reached the Sweet 16 of the Division III...
  • Putin's point of view [Commentary]

    The White House has responded to Russian actions in Crimea by taking a number of steps against Moscow: It has ramped up sanctions, verbally denounced the Kremlin's flouting of international law, effectively kicked Russia out of the G8 and given rhetorical...
  • Petition filed to ban Michael Vick from site of Jets training camp

    Michael Vick will be a polarizing figure as long as he remains in the NFL. The quarterback spent 19 months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal dogfighting conspiracy charge in 2007 but staged a successful comeback in the league, spending the...
  • Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher

    Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher
    A retired USC professor and management consultant plans to challenge U.S. Rep Dana Rohrabacher's seat in Congress. Suzanne Joyce Savary, 67, a Newport Beach resident of 15 years, said Tuesday that she plans to run in the June primary race for the 48th...
  • Women's notebook: Towson's Cha finds fast success as freshman

    Women's notebook: Towson's Cha finds fast success as freshman
    Attacker Gabby Cha wasn't one of the bigger names in Towson's 2013 recruiting class, which among others included a high school All-American and a key player from one of the nation's top-ranked programs. These days, however, the former Mount de Sales...
  • Friday's upset of No. 2 Cabrini puts Salisbury men's lacrosse in conversation for No. 1 seed in South Region

    Friday's upset of No. 2 Cabrini puts Salisbury men's lacrosse in conversation for No. 1 seed in South Region
    Salisbury’s 15-11 victory over No. 2 Cabrini on Friday night was an encouraging response for a team that was just nine days removed from a stunning 9-8 overtime loss to Capital Athletic Conference foe Christopher Newport. The win also means that the...
  • Amiri Baraka dies at 79; provocative poet lauded, chided for social passion

    Never shy about his revolutionary views, Amiri Baraka gave New Jersey's governor fair warning of possible fireworks when he was named the state's poet laureate. "You're gonna catch hell for this," said Baraka, who began his lengthy literary career as...
  • On the origin of today's Darwin Day

    On the origin of today's Darwin Day
    Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution. It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs. Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
  • Amiri Baraka, controversial author and activist, dies at 79

    Amiri Baraka, controversial author and activist, dies at 79
    Amiri Baraka died Thursday after weeks of failing health, a family spokeperson confirmed. He was 79. A playwright, poet, critic and activist, Baraka was one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American...