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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 17, 2009 | Larry Gordon
For the eighth consecutive year, USC enrolled the highest number of foreign students of any U.S. university last year, a new report shows. USC, which recruits strongly in Asia, had 7,482 international students in the 2008-09 school year, according to the study by the Institute of International Education with support from the State Department. In all, USC enrolls about 34,000 undergraduate and graduate students. New York University, with 6,761, had the second-largest international contingent and Columbia University, with 6,685, ranked third.
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OPINION
August 27, 2003 | Catharine Stimpson, Catharine Stimpson is dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science at New York University.
The Sept. 11 attacks rightly marshaled America against terrorism. Unfortunately, however, the government's zeal has created one of the most serious conflicts between security and freedom in our nation's history -- and its effects will be evident on college campuses, among other places, this fall. As a New York University educator, I am unusually anxious about the start of this academic year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 4, 1998 | PAMELA J. JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Nearly three years ago, some skeptics doubted Community College Chancellor Philip Westin when he plunked down $300,000 to start an experimental program increasing the number of international students. But the decision to transfer Oxnard College President Elise Schneider to a new job as the program's provost and pay her more than $100,000 annually to travel around the globe has proved a sound investment for the Ventura County Community College District. Last year, the program brought in $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 2013 | By Tony Perry
A former top administrator at the Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad was arrested Thursday on suspicion of molesting at least six former students at the school. Jeffrey Barton, 56, was arrested in Oceanside and booked into San Diego County jail in Vista on possible charges of oral copulation and forcible sodomy on minors. Bail was set at $6 million. Arraignment is set for Tuesday. Barton was employed at the school from 1995 until June 2013, when he resigned without explanation.
NEWS
April 9, 2013 | By Noelle Carter
In the course of testing and developing recipes for an article, we may make a recipe dozens of times, fine-tuning it to perfection and testing for consistent results. We are a test kitchen, and this is what we do. Of course, when we're done testing, sometimes we also like to play with our food ... At the L.A. Times, we not only test (and routinely retest) every recipe that runs in the paper, we also then re-create and style those recipes for food shoots to appear both online and in print, coordinate and shoot step-by-step demonstrations and videos of various cooking techniques, and prepare for recipe demonstrations that air online and on television.
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November 29, 1991 | LAUREL SHAPER WALTERS, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
As a young student in Singapore, Sharon Lai decided she'd like to attend college in the United States. Although she didn't have a specific school in mind, she had an idea of where to look. "I had heard that Boston was a university town," Sharon says, explaining that she focused on schools in the area. Today, she's a sophomore at Boston University. Sulochana Vivekananthan, a BU senior from Sri Lanka, attended Wesley College in Dover, Del., for her freshman year.
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March 27, 1994 | JOHN L. MITCHELL and DIANE SEO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Two 19-year-old Marymount College students--one a Japanese national and the other a U.S. citizen who grew up in Japan--were on life support Saturday and not expected to survive after being shot by a gunman during a carjacking outside a San Pedro supermarket. In a crime that sparked immediate outrage in Japan, Takuma Ito and Go Matsuura were each shot in the head with a handgun about 11 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 1997 | DAVID GREENBERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Cal Lutheran student Kim Wee is keeping very busy in his senior year. An economics major with a 3.5 grade point average, Wee is taking a full load of classes as he studies to be an investment banker. And since last month, the 23-year-old has been student body president of the Thousand Oaks university's 1,370 full-time undergraduate students.
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May 14, 1993 | ROSE APODACA
Proving that student-run fashion shows don't have to be a walk through gaucheville, exchange students attending Chapman University in Orange presented "An Evening in France" that successfully provided a sampling of culture typically associated with that country: food and fashion. Following a champagne reception Saturday, about 200 students, relatives and friends--including dignitaries from the French Consulate--sat down to dinner.
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