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    By Dianne Anderson African Americans and Latinos may have their share of differing opinions or political stances, but one area where both groups readily agree is that racist hatred will not be tolerated at their school. A recent hate message to former principal Crecia Robinson, a three-time victim of racist messages at Lankershim Elementary School ...
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    By Charlene Crowell College students today come in many ages and from many backgrounds. In addition to recent high school graduates, there are laid off workers who need updated skills, and single heads of household returning to school to better provide for their families. Veterans seeking to transition to civilian life are also seeking higher ...
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    Students at San Bernardino Valley College didn’t need a lot of persuading to take on one of the most difficult issues facing kids and youth these days — that there is a better way out to escape the downward spiral. SBVC students Shelly Thomas and Fatima Herrera recently won recognition for their honest and open ...
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    The look of astonishment could be seen over and over on the faces of Indians Springs High School (ISHS) students walking through the new Performing Arts Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 18. Nearby, architect John Sergio Fisher had a similar look of delight on his face. “This venue is a beacon for the arts and ...
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    By Julianne Malveaux Even her boss, the 45th President of the United States, is derisive of Education Secretary Betsey DeVoid, the Devos woman who is devoid, absent, of good sense. She may have even been placed in her position as payback for whatever support her wealthy family provided to the certified public liar of a ...
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    Any number of good excuses could have stopped Nikia Chaney from finishing her GED, earning her bachelor’s and then two master’s degrees. The young single divorced mom worked as she juggled three children with one on the way while staying fully committed to her studies. Her journey through the layers of education and the energy ...
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    By Dianne Anderson High school students looking for a campus home, to transfer from another college, or students already in the UC system are asked to come out with their families for a day of fun, resources, and access to free money possibilities at the Black Family Day at UCR. Participants can register to win ...
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    Francisca Beer, a professor of accounting and finance at Cal State San Bernardino, has been named a recipient of the California State University’s Faculty Innovation & Leadership Award for her work in promoting and facilitating student scholarly research and creative activities. Beer, who joined CSUSB in 1990, is one of 26 academics in the CSU ...
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    By Charlene Crowell Today’s increasingly competitive global economy requires and recruits those who are highly-skilled and knowledgeable. People understand and accept that higher education is a means to become employable, marketable, and competitive. It is equally true that the rising costs of higher education have now forced 44 million consumers to borrow $1.4 trillion in ...
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    The University of California, Riverside Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program has received the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest publication in higher education addressing diversity and inclusion. The award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of ...