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September 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo's gay rights office has ordered the State University of New York at Buffalo to bar military recruiters from campus because the armed forces will not accept homosexuals, officials said. The ruling, which stems from a complaint filed in October by a lesbian law student, could eventually affect all 64 campuses in the nation's largest public university system, state officials said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 2011 | By Thomas H. Maugh II, Los Angeles Times
Physicist John H. Marburger III, who served as President George W. Bush's science advisor at a time when most researchers considered science to be under attack by the government, died July 28 at his home in Port Jefferson, N.Y. He was 70 and had non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He also served as dean of USC's College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, as president of State University of New York at Stony Brook and as head of Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island. "Jack Marburger was a superb advocate for science, a visionary leader, and a highly skilled administrator who successfully led three vital institutions," said Dr. Samuel L. Stanley Jr., the current president of Stony Brook.
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March 6, 1988 | Diane Kovacs, Kovacs is a marriage, family and child counselor in private practice in Santa Monica. and
As in life, literary characters sometimes have been emotionally or physically abandoned by a parent, suffering an inconsolable loss. As in life, they have sometimes committed suicide. As in life, the suicide of a fictional character "is the culmination of a life gone awry," Janet Hadda says in her post-Freudian psychoanalytic study of suicide in Yiddish literature.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 2011 | By Dennis McLellan, Los Angeles Times
When Leonard Kastle's debut movie as a writer and director, "The Honeymoon Killers," was released in 1970, critics raved over the grimly realistic, low-budget, black-and-white crime drama about a lowlife lothario and his overweight nurse lover whose partnership in conning lonely women leads to murder. French director Francois Truffaut called it his "favorite American film. " Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni considered it "one of the purest movies I've ever seen. " Kastle, whose first film was destined to be his last, died May 18 at his home in Westerlo, N.Y., after a brief illness, said Tina Sisson, a friend.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 2011 | By Thomas H. Maugh II, Los Angeles Times
Physicist John H. Marburger III, who served as President George W. Bush's science advisor at a time when most researchers considered science to be under attack by the government, died July 28 at his home in Port Jefferson, N.Y. He was 70 and had non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He also served as dean of USC's College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, as president of State University of New York at Stony Brook and as head of Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island. "Jack Marburger was a superb advocate for science, a visionary leader, and a highly skilled administrator who successfully led three vital institutions," said Dr. Samuel L. Stanley Jr., the current president of Stony Brook.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 2011 | By Dennis McLellan, Los Angeles Times
When Leonard Kastle's debut movie as a writer and director, "The Honeymoon Killers," was released in 1970, critics raved over the grimly realistic, low-budget, black-and-white crime drama about a lowlife lothario and his overweight nurse lover whose partnership in conning lonely women leads to murder. French director Francois Truffaut called it his "favorite American film. " Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni considered it "one of the purest movies I've ever seen. " Kastle, whose first film was destined to be his last, died May 18 at his home in Westerlo, N.Y., after a brief illness, said Tina Sisson, a friend.
NEWS
July 20, 1996
Here is a complete list of the 230 people, including four cockpit crew members and 14 flight attendants, aboard TWA Flight 800: -A- Aikens-Bellamy, Sandra, 49, of St. Albans, N.Y., off-duty TWA employee Aikey, Jessica, 17, of Montoursville, Pa., student Alex, Christian Alexander, Matthew, 20, of Florence, S.C., Wake Forest University student at Winston-Salem, N.C. , traveling to Dijon, France, to study Allen, Ashton, 15, of Marietta, Ga. Allen, Lamar, of Marietta, Ga.
NATIONAL
May 28, 2010 | By Bob Drogin, Los Angeles Times
If Bob Burns is correct, terrorists may betray themselves someday by jiggling on a Nintendo Wii balance board, blinking too fast, curling a lip like Elvis — or doing nothing at all. Burns and his team of scientists are researching whether video game boards, biometric sensors and other high-tech devices can be used to detect distinct nonverbal cues from people who harbor "mal-intent," or malicious intent. "We're looking pre-event," said Burns, the No. 2 at the Homeland Security Advanced Research Project Agency, a counterpart of the fabled Pentagon agency that developed Stealth aircraft and the Internet.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 27, 1986 | Associated Press
Irving Feldman recently was named the 50th recipient of the $10,000 Academy of American Poets Fellowships for "distinguished poetic achievement." Feldman is the author of eight collections of poetry, most recent among them, "All of Us Here." He is professor of English at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1987
Richard W. Nelson has joined the staff of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco as vice president and chief economist. He previously was a professor of finance and economics at the State University of New York's Binghamton's School of Management.
NEWS
September 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo's gay rights office has ordered the State University of New York at Buffalo to bar military recruiters from campus because the armed forces will not accept homosexuals, officials said. The ruling, which stems from a complaint filed in October by a lesbian law student, could eventually affect all 64 campuses in the nation's largest public university system, state officials said.
BOOKS
March 6, 1988 | Diane Kovacs, Kovacs is a marriage, family and child counselor in private practice in Santa Monica. and
As in life, literary characters sometimes have been emotionally or physically abandoned by a parent, suffering an inconsolable loss. As in life, they have sometimes committed suicide. As in life, the suicide of a fictional character "is the culmination of a life gone awry," Janet Hadda says in her post-Freudian psychoanalytic study of suicide in Yiddish literature.
OPINION
December 11, 2004
Re "Device for the Paralyzed Turns Thinking to Doing," Dec. 7: The research by scientists of the New York State Department of Health and the State University of New York allowing mental control of computers has given new meaning for the old directive, "Put on your thinking cap." Ron Samuels Studio City
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 21, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Paul Yu, the president of the State University of New York College at Brockport, was appointed as the new president of San Jose State on Tuesday. Yu, a professor of philosophy, has been president of SUNY Brockport since 1997. Prior to that, he was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Butler University.
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