| Jul 21, 2011
If as William Butler Yeats asserted -- "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire" -- then three local universities are lighting some interesting fires as they seek to expand programs, add new colleges and literally reach for...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Marissa Dorsey, of Mount Airy, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia. She is studying occupational therapy.
Georges Rizk, of Sykesville, participated in the Summer Scholars...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:16 PM
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — When asked about the magnitude of the upcoming 2011 season, St. Francis High senior Ryan McAleenan doesn't hesitate with an answer.
"This is the year we're gonna remember," said McAleenan, a three-year starter at...
| Apr 8, 2012
For a teacher, nothing beats seeing a student succeed. For Rajeev Wahi at Flintridge Preparatory School, helping 2011 graduate Kelly Yang get into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology resulted in success rebounding back to him.
Wahi is one of 33...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Kyle Oland: Every week it is seems as if Ed Reed is missing tackles. Is this a product of his previous neck injuries and he is afraid to sustain another injury? Or is this a product of a current injury? I feel like his inability or unwillingness to make a...
| Jan 9, 2012
Sidney W. Benson
Former USC chemistry professor
Sidney W. Benson, 93, a chemistry professor who was scientific co-director of USC's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, died Dec. 30 at his home in Brentwood of complications from a stroke, the...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
When the Ravens signed left tackle Bryant McKinnie on Aug. 24, then added center Andre Gurode on Sept. 5, the moves confirmed a sense of flux and uncertainty for the offensive line.
But after a regular season in which the offensive line helped the...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:29 PM
The most stunning moment on the latest Kills’ album, “Blood Pressures” (Domino), is the one that’s perhaps most out of character. Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince have long been celebrated for their scuzzy take on electro-blues...
| Jan 21, 2012
Ever since Sheri Sangji was fatally burned in a December 2008 lab fire, UCLA officials have cast it as a tragic accident, saying the 23-year-old staff research assistant was a seasoned chemist who was trained in the experiment that went awry.
| Jan 22, 2012
When President John F. Kennedy announced in 1961 that America was committed to "landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth" by the end of the decade, winning the race became the paramount objective of the national space program....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Like all high jumpers, Virginia Tech's Ronnie Black wants to raise the bar. He's cleared impressive heights, set school records and earned All-America honors.
But he wants more. He wants to go higher.
He wants to go 4.0.
"I had a 3.87 last semester,"...