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March 17, 1997 | STEPHEN BYRD
Johnie Scott, CSUN professor of Pan-African studies, will examine media coverage of O.J. Simpson and his recent civil trial at Cal State Northridge's Ethics and Values Colloquium Thursday. The colloquium meets three times each semester to address ethical issues in a variety of contexts. "It's an opportunity for people to hear various opinions from different speakers and afterward be able to have a discussion in an informal setting," said Dr.
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September 13, 1988 | AARON CURTISS, Times Staff Writer
After Sookjin Mona Shin came to the United States from Korea more than six years ago, she and her family spent evenings in the living room learning English from the Bible and old copies of Reader's Digest. On Monday morning, Shin, who graduated in May from Cal State Northridge with a degree in chemistry, stood before a small crowd at the student union and talked about becoming a published author.
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October 8, 1995 | ERIN J. AUBRY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Aug. 13, 1965, proved to be the first day of the rest of a new life for Eric Priestley. That morning, the 21-year-old college athlete emerged from the Central Avenue pool hall where he was living to investigate what sounded like the far-off tinkle of wind chimes.
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November 17, 1992 | DAVID WHARTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Malcolm X's face has yet to grace a whiskey decanter. Gift shops aren't peddling Malcolm X soap-on-a-rope. But the rush of clothing and keepsakes triggered by Spike Lee's movie "X," which opens Wednesday, has raised fears of such rampant commercialism. Already, there is a Malcolm X air freshener and a coffee mug. A doll will hit the shelves by Christmas. These items--led into the fray by the ubiquitous X cap--could account for $100 million in retail sales this year.
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November 7, 1985 | DAVID WHARTON, David Wharton is a Los Angeles writer. and Associated Press
Students come to Prof. Johnie Scott for remedial reading and writing. Bonehead English, some people call it. Most of them graduated with C averages from high schools in Pacoima, San Fernando and the inner city--schools where officials estimate that as many as one of every two students drops out. Most are black or Chicano. They are admitted to California State University, Northridge, only under the auspices of the Educational Opportunity Program for minority students deemed "disadvantaged."
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January 8, 1995 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Before beginning the day's lesson on clarifying devices and transitional categories, Prof. Johnie Scott gave his freshman composition class an assignment that was as much about life and hope as it was about English. Sitting in a trailer on the campus of Cal State Northridge, the students filled pages of spiral notebooks with responses to the question: "Can We Save Our Schools?: A Personal Reflection."
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June 16, 2002 | LYNELL GEORGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Know the right people, ask the right questions and Mayme A. Clayton will gladly invite you in to wander through her semi-secret treasure trove. If you do, she'll first wind you through the curio-packed rooms of her modest home on the fringes of West Adams. Shelves buckling with books and videos, walls and side tables cluttered with recent snapshots and hand-tinted portraits of another era are merely teasers.
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