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University of Texas evacuation order amid bomb threat raises questions

Ralph K.M. Haurwitz (Austin American-Statesman (MCT))

September 16, 2012


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  AUSTIN, Texas-A bomb threat that prompted University of Texas officials to order all campus buildings evacuated for part of Friday morning has raised questions about whether the university should have been quicker and more explicit in warnings it issued to students and employees. The threat by a call...

Cal State applicants to get warning letter about tax initiative

Evan Halper (Los Angeles Times (MCT))

September 16, 2012


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  SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Hundreds of thousands of applicants to California State University campuses this year will be receiving a warning instead of the typical warm note thanking them for their interest. The spots they are hoping to fill next year, the prospective students will be cautioned, could...

University of Texas evacuation order amid bomb threat raises questions

Ralph K.M. Haurwitz (Austin American-Statesman (MCT))

September 16, 2012


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  AUSTIN, Texas-A bomb threat that prompted University of Texas officials to order all campus buildings evacuated for part of Friday morning has raised questions about whether the university should have been quicker and more explicit in warnings it issued to students and employees. The threat by a call...

Cal State L.A. To Host USTA/ITA Fall Tennis Championships

CSULA Athletics

September 12, 2012


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LOS ANGELES - Cal State L.A. will once again be the host for the 2012 USTA/ITA Division II Men's and Women's West Regional Championships that will be held from Sept. 27-29.   The three-day tournament features the top NCAA Division II men's and women's tennis players in the West Region. All matches w...

Golden Eagles Will Face Tough Openers In CCAA Play

CSULA Athletics

September 12, 2012


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  LOS ANGELES - Cal State L.A.'s women's volleyball team will open California Collegiate Athletic Association play this week on the road against two of the conference favorites. The Golden Eagles will face six-time defending conference champion Cal State San Bernardino to begin conference competition on F...

For-profit schools taking in millions from GI Bill

Chris Vaughn (Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT))

September 12, 2012


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  FORT WORTH, Texas - Back in the spring, close to 50 unemployed young veterans gathered in a state agency building in Richardson, Texas, to learn how to rework their resumes and make themselves more attractive job candidates. The first speaker was someone from the University of Phoenix, a mammoth for-pr...

For-profit schools taking in millions from GI Bill

Chris Vaughn (Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT))

September 12, 2012


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  FORT WORTH, Texas - Back in the spring, close to 50 unemployed young veterans gathered in a state agency building in Richardson, Texas, to learn how to rework their resumes and make themselves more attractive job candidates. The first speaker was someone from the University of Phoenix, a mammoth for-pr...

UC regents brainstorm changes if voters reject Proposition 30

Larry Gordon (LA Times (MTC))

September 12, 2012


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SAN FRANCISCO _ In what was described as a brainstorming session, University of California regents on Wednesday raised the possibility of controversial policy changes _ including varying tuition rates by campus and sharply hiking the number of out-of-state students _ to cut costs and raise revenues. Those ideas and...

UC regents brainstorm changes if voters reject Proposition 30

Larry Gordon (LA Times (MTC))

September 12, 2012


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SAN FRANCISCO _ In what was described as a brainstorming session, University of California regents on Wednesday raised the possibility of controversial policy changes _ including varying tuition rates by campus and sharply hiking the number of out-of-state students _ to cut costs and raise revenues. Those ideas and...

California community college board OKs new registration policies

Carla Rivera (Los Angeles Times (MCT))

September 12, 2012


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  LOS ANGELES _ The governing board of California's community colleges on Monday approved historic, system-wide registration policies that favor students who have a specific education plan and have completed orientation and assessment tests. Registration priority also will be given to continuin...

Filmmakers on the festival circuit go the extra mile

John Horn, Nicole Sperling and Mark Olsen (Los Angeles Times (MCT))

September 12, 2012


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  TELLURIDE, Colo. - You can't blame writer-director Ariel Vromen for not knowing what time it is. Soon after the world premiere of his crime drama "The Iceman" last week at the Venice Film Festival, the filmmaker traveled for nearly 24 hours - flying from Venice to Frankfurt to Chicago to Denver ...

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