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Colleges and Universities

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  • Community Commentary: Balancing the books for students

    Higher education is undergoing tremendous financial pressure due to the dismal state of California's budget. Colleges are being forced to increase tuition, and at the same time, they are offering decreased services. While tuition increases and fee hikes...
  • A foot in the college door

    Juan Valenzuela didn't have a mentor or parents with enough knowledge to answer questions about college, financial aid or his best options for a higher education after high school. Although the first-generation Mexican American student always planned...
  • Supporting the troops on campus

    Coastline Community College is expanding its services to student veterans and active duty members by opening a resource center exclusive to them. The new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is expected to open Friday at the college's Fountain Valley campus,...
  • Commentary: The best things in college aren't free

    After a trip to Sacramento to hear from our legislators on the state of California's fiscal health, it is clear that Sacramento is broken. The proposed state budget for next year will impose more deep cuts and mandate an increase in fees for our...
  • On Theater: A gleeful 'Servant' at GWC

    Golden West College's rollicking comedy "The Servant of Two Masters" is credited to playwright Carlo Goldoni and adapters-translators Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi, but director Tom Amen's name should be included among the other creative...
  • Pushing the boundaries

    Pushing the boundaries
    Professor Darrell Ebert was thrilled. "This is probably one of the highest-level shows that you could find in an educational gallery," he said. Now in his 43rd year at Golden West College, Ebert teaches sculpture, painting, two- and three-dimensional...
  • An investment in community

    An investment in community
    Philanthropy — and its positive impact on business — was the focus of this year's Coastline Community College Foundation luncheon, where innovators shared the art of making money while serving a greater good. Wing Lam, co-founder and...
  • Fusion Academy helping provide educational tools for success

    Fusion Academy helping provide educational tools for success
    Six months ago, Ben Rohaly had a record-low grade-point-average. It was less than 2.0. Now, he's raised it to a 3.6 and believes he will be accepted into college. What made the difference for the Huntington Beach resident is the school he is now...
  • Community Commentary: Don't overlook smaller, out-of-state colleges

    Here we are — the three of us, our little but precious family, quietly cruising at 35,000 feet comfortably and rapidly heading toward the next chapter of our daughter's life: her first day at college. I'm happy because I've lived long enough to...
  • A tasty tribute to veterans

    Many Americans on Sept. 11 paid tribute to the servicemen and women who have fought in the past decade's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. This Sunday, the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will have passed, but U.S. troops will still...
  • Coast college board voting Wednesday on parity pay

    The Coast Community College District may cut parity funds for part-time teachers this year to help overcome a $24-million budget shortfall. The Board of Trustees plans to vote Wednesday on whether to cut the funds, which are given to part-timers at...
  • Three locals win CIF titles

    The CIF Southern Section Division 1 Swimming and Diving Championships wrapped up three days of competition Friday at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach, where several local athletes won individual CIF titles. In the girls' team standings, Edison...