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April 9, 1994 | ALICIA DI RADO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Julia Kiely already met one challenge when she returned to college to get her bachelor's degree more than a decade after graduating from a community college. Now the 36-year-old UC Irvine undergraduate student has reached another milestone--a prestigious Truman scholarship. Kiely, an English and comparative literature scholar, is the second UCI student in two years to win the $30,000 scholarship.
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May 4, 1993 | JON NALICK
Rancho Santiago College on Wednesday will honor about 400 Latino students who have distinguished themselves with high grades. Honorees include students who have maintained a 3.0 or higher grade-point average, said Henry Kertman, a spokesman for the Rancho Santiago Community College District. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in Phillips Hall and feature Manuel Gomez, a vice chancellor at UC Irvine, as the keynote speaker. Gomez is known for his work with the U.S.
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November 30, 1992 | ANNA CEKOLA
A steady rise in fees at public universities and colleges throughout the state are adding extra burdens for local students in addition to the usual academic rigors. Instead of demonstrations and rowdy marches, students throughout Orange County are protesting the fee hikes in quieter ways: writing letters to legislators, signing petitions, forming budget study groups and organizing lobbying efforts in Sacramento. "We keep paying more and what are (we) getting?
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May 31, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With corporate recruiting down 30% on college campuses in the most enduring recession to hit Orange County since World War II, this year's graduates at Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine, Chapman University and other area schools are frantically seeking jobs--many without success. Brian Collins, a business major at Cal State Fullerton, finished his classes in January and began an intensive job search in his marketing specialty in March.
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May 31, 1992 | LILY DIZON
As early as grade school, Kailin Liang was typecast. Much of it, she said, was the result of her reluctance to draw attention. "When I was in elementary school, I was very shy, never said anything, so quiet and cute . . . that whenever they had special events where they needed someone to dress up as a Chinese doll, I would get picked," said Liang, a Chinese-American born in Taiwan and raised in Southern California.
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May 31, 1992 | DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Antoine Allevato has spent much of the past eight years attending classes and writing exams, always keeping in mind that his goal was to graduate and "move on to the real world." When graduation day finally arrived Saturday, Allevato, 25, could barely hide his amazement. "It's a bizarre feeling," the communications major said. "It took me eight years to get here. I can't believe that I don't have to rush around to register for classes or sit (for) another exam.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1992
At last! You ran great photos of female athletes on the front page of The Times sports section along with well-written, interesting articles. Hooray for Mike Downey's thoughtful column. Please assure me that this is your new policy toward female athletes and not simply an aberration caused by having the NCAA women's Final Four in L.A. CAROL D. WOOD Palos Verdes Estates
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January 26, 1992 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Masoud Karkehabadi is carrying a hefty load this semester at Orange Coast College. Trigonometry. Chemistry. Anthropology. U.S. History. English literature. Twenty-three units in all, nearly double what many students take. Not bad if he were some seasoned academician. But this is a 10-year-old boy. A gregarious 62-pounder possessing a photographic memory and an IQ of more than 200, Masoud started classes last week as the youngest student ever at the college--by a long shot.
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