Posts Tagged ‘college’

Lynn Swann says USC was ‘blindsided’ by alleged actions of administrator in college admissions scandal

USC athletic director Lynn Swann was in bed Tuesday when he received the call about the college admissions bribery scandal that would rock USC and several other schools around the nation. His phone rang twice around 7 a.m. before he finally picked it up the third time.

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College admissions scandal should include rich buying names on campus buildings, Newsom says

California Gov.

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What we know about Mark Riddell, a test-taking whiz linked to a college cheating scam

Shortly after dawn one day last month, a tanned, golden-haired college prep coach from Florida strolled into a West Hollywood test center with instructions to help the daughter of a wealthy California businesswoman score high marks on her college entrance exam. Mark Riddell, a 36-year-old Harvard…

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Today: That Old College Lie

A closer look at the allegations of a brazen scheme involving the rich and famous buying spots for their children at top universities. TOP STORIES That Old College Lie It’s a story of wealth, celebrity, privilege and fraud, involving corporate executives, Hollywood stars and some of America’s top…

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For gardener-turned-artist Kenzi Shiokava, new show proves wood is the ultimate ‘Spiritual Material’

Kenzi Shiokava, born 1938, has an academic résumé that reads like those of many established L.A. artists: bachelor’s in fine arts from Chouinard (later CalArts), MFA from Otis College of Art and Design.

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Glendale college women’s basketball finds composure in playoff opener

TORRANCE — Back in 2003, the Glendale Community College women’s basketball team experienced a tough one-point loss in a first-round playoff game of the California Community College Athletic Assn.State Championships Southern California Regional.

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One-time teenage quarterback prodigy David Sills now focused on being an NFL receiver

He stood at a podium Friday at the NFL combine just as he imagined he would someday after committing to play quarterback for USC. That was in 2010, when David Sills was 13 years old. Nine years later, after rescinding his commitment to USC, starting his college career at West Virginia, transferring..

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NFL combine: John Ross has not been a topic of trade talks, Bengals say

Two years ago, John Ross was the talk of the NFL scouting combine.

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Glendale college women’s basketball secures outright conference title

GLENDALE — It wasn’t too long ago the Glendale Community College women’s basketball team finished a season without a conference win. Since the 2016-2017 season, the Vaqueros have gradually improved following their 0-14 conference finish a year earlier. Fast-forward to Glendale college’s game against…

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Review: Tory Burch mixes things up — and offers an art history lesson along the way

For her fall and winter 2019 collection, Tory Burch found inspiration in Black Mountain College, an experimental and influential college that opened in rural North Carolina in 1933, shuttered in 1957 and counted among its faculty and students Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombley, Buckminster Fuller,…

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