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    By Dianne Anderson Across the street from Waterman Gardens where Ray Culberson spent time growing up, there was something oddly familiar about the big box facility that would someday become an answer to his dream. A building that sat as a vacant shell for years is now a full circle experience for Culberson, who thinks ...
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    By Dr. Elizabeth Primas When the best educators in America traveled to Washington, D.C. for a series of events celebrating innovation in the classroom and to share best practices in K-12 education, they let officials at the Department of Education and the White House know exactly how they felt about the Trump Administration’s current push ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Years after Aaron Burgess worked his way up to Executive Director at CSU San Bernardino Santos Manuel Student Union, there are more than a few occasions to remind him of how he started out. In the 1980’s, working the late shift as a janitor at CSUSB through several upper management promotions where ...
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    By Julianne Malveaux Marvel’s “Black Panther,” Chadwick Boseman, graduated from Howard University with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (BFA) in 2000. On May 12, Boseman returned to his alma mater to address the Class of 2018, while receiving an honorary degree. The Howard University graduation is one of more than 100 Historically Black College ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Excitement over this year’s graduating class is running at peak high for Cal State University San Bernardino, alongside its polar opposite around Black student enrollment, which is scraping bottom. As they say, the numbers don’t lie. For Walter Hawkins, a retired CSUSB data analyst, the dwindling numbers of Black students at the ...
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    San Bernardino Valley College student Devonte Kilgore admits he had doubts along the way about what it takes to get through college life, but one thing he didn’t want to be was another statistic – unless he was actually studying statistics. If not for Guardian Scholars Foster Youth Services and several dedicated counselors who guided him ...
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    Navy Ensign Andrew D. Anderson has completed his first semester of study at the F. Edward  Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Md., and is well on  the way to becoming a Navy physician. Last summer, Mr. Anderson took an oath  to support and defend the Constitution of the United States ...
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    For the third time, Cal State San Bernardino will welcome back around 250-300 male African-American and Latino 10th graders on Friday, May 4, for the annual Black and Brown Conference. The conference began when these young men — who come from five Inland Empire school districts in Colton, Fontana, Rialto, San Bernardino and Victorville — were ...
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    By Dianne Anderson The old-fashioned power of the word of mouth has helped Darleana McHenry grow her foundational learning approach to reach many students of color over the years. Her program now reaches about 150 students with tutoring, mentoring and after-school help. “Parents telling parents have kept me going now for five years, but I ...
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    Synergy is created when two or more come together to produce a result greater than the sum of their individual effects. The District held its second Synergy Day recently at San Gorgonio High School in San Bernardino. Synergy Day teaches students how to be more compassionate, build leadership and communication skills, and have a greater ...