November 6, 1999 |
When Chazz Moore speaks, people not only listen, they usually are intrigued by what they hear. From wisecracks to inspirational ploys, Moore, an outspoken and quick-witted senior cornerback for Cal State Northridge, not only plays a good game but talks a good one, too. And he wouldn't have it any other way.
January 10, 1986
Ernest (Pokey) Allen was named head football coach at Portland State University on Thursday, the Western Football Conference school announced. He replaces Don Read, who resigned in November to become coach at Montana. Allen, 40, was the defensive coordinator for the Portland Breakers of the United States Football League last season, and filled the same position for the Los Angeles Express in 1983 and 1984.
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October 1, 2013 |
Climate change is taking a visible toll on Yosemite National Park, where the largest ice mass in the park is in a death spiral, geologists say. During an annual trek to the glacier deep in Yosemite's backcountry last month, Greg Stock, the park's first full-time geologist, found that Lyell Glacier had shrunk visibly since his visit last year, continuing a trend that began more than a century ago. Lyell has dropped 62% of its mass and lost 120...
October 24, 2012 |
To the naked eye, the white puffs of cotton growing on shrubs, the yellow flowers on canola plants and the towering tassels on cornstalks look just like those on any other plants. But inside their cells, where their DNA contains instructions for how these crops should grow, there are a few genes that were put there not by Mother Nature but by scientists in a lab. Some of the genes are from a soil bacterium called Bacillus thuringiensis that makes proteins lethal to flies, moths and other insects.
June 27, 1995
President Clinton hosts a one-day conference at Portland State University today on economic conditions on the West Coast and the future of trade relations with Asia, especially the Pacific Rim nations. The Oregon meeting is the second of four such regional sessions sponsored by the White House to discuss changes in the American economy and the resulting strains on workers and families.
August 30, 1992
Donald Crone, associate professor of political science in international relations at Scripps College, has been named dean of the faculty, succeeding Steven S. Koblik, who resigned to become president of Reed College in Oregon. Crone will be the chief academic officer and second-ranking administrative officer of the college.