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Tuesday | Current

Professor cherry-picks pubTV archive for critique of education coverage

Occidental College professor Peter Dreier, author of The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century , levels his criticism against PBS and its member stations in a 4,100-word Huffington Post column published last week.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Dallas Morning News

For many families, college financial aid packages are worth an appeal

The era of the financial aid appeal has arrived in full, and April is the month when much of the action happens.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Trinity College

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Kos

"Slap on wrist" for GM's crimes" raises questions of unequal application of justice in U.S.

Peter Dreir, Clapp Distinquished Professor of Politics, at Occidental College, and author of Social Justice Hall of Fame , pens a poignant call for a more even application of justice in his highly recommended and thought=provoking blog, General Motors: Another Slap on the Wrist for a Crime in the Suites.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Boston.com

For many families, it pays to appeal college aid award

The era of the financial aid appeal has arrived in full, and April is the month when much of the action happens.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Fresno Bee

LA college reaches deal in in harassment claims

The Los Angeles Times says three male students filed a federal complaint against Occidental, saying John Sweet made inappropriate remarks and physical contact.

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Savage Minds

Why Lamilly Won't Last

Now Lamm is taking that doll, named "Lamilly," to production. I don't want to be a hater, but I think Lamilly will tank.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie, Art Center College of Design, Family, Kids

Tue Apr 01, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Legal Practice Areas of Gene

In current economic situation, more and more Americas are suffering with major financial issues that lead to bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Los Angeles, CA, Asian-American, Korean-American

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

Two for all

When I was a student at Occidental College, I remember a Latina student asking if we were going to Cesar Chavez's funeral.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Sat Mar 29, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Kristi N. Lefforge Joins IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC

IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC , a CPA firm focused on technology management consulting is pleased to announce that Kristi N. Lefforge has joined ITK as director of its Consulting Services division.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

LA Observed

LA Weekly adds new details on Oxy-Felch story

Reporter Jason Felch's affair with a faculty source at Occidental College may have gotten out because somebody broke into the prof's office and perused her personal journal, the LA Weekly says in its first investigative run at the episode that led to Felch's firing from the Times and "virtually unprecedented retraction."

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

LA Observed

BuzzFeed talks to the 'inappropriate relationship' in Oxy-Felch case

Some players in the controversy over sexual assault reporting by Occidental College - and the subsequent firing of LA Times reporter Jason Felch - have been shopping their version of the details.

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Related Topix: Occidental, CA

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Verde Independent

Aftershock shatters PR's, breaks club records in City of Angels

Early in the season the members of the Aftershock Distance Club dealt with a major challenge in the form of Mother Nature and were able to rise to the occasion.

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Related Topix: Central, AZ

AEI

The bright side of higher college tuition

Much has been made recently of the rising cost of attending a four-year college.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Wed Mar 19, 2014

StreetsBlog.org

Good-bye #RoadBond, Hello #RoadandSidewalkTax

Councilmembers Joe Buscaino and Mitch Englander between meetings in D.C. last month.

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Related Topix: Carson, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

The Daily Courier

Governor candidate DuVal will speak to Democratic Women

Democrat gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal will talk about jobs, opportunity and education at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, at the monthly meeting of the Democratic Women of the Prescott area at the Stoneridge Country Club.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

LA Observed

Italian fashion models base-jump from cliffs

Base jumping models and a photographer. "This is probably one of the coolest videos you'll see all week: ridiculously attractive people jumping from ridiculously dangerous heights," says the website Picture Correct .

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LA Observed

Church surrounded by palm trees

The heart of old Van Nuys is lousy with mature fan palms. Indiscriminate placement is the rule.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA

LA Observed

Occidental College adds its own take on the Jason Felch incident

The latest moves in the aftermath of the LA Times' dismissal of reporter Jason Felch are a lengthy statement critical of Felch posted on the web by Occidental College, and an overview of the episode by Washington Post media critic blogger Erik Wemple.

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