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July 13, 1989 | DENISE HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
As President Bush extolled the virtues of capitalism Wednesday at Karl Marx University of Economics, some professors recalled the not-so-distant past, when the school offered a class in bourgeois economics--and "profits" was a term synonymous with worker exploitation. "At that time it was impossible to criticize the socialist planned economy," said Mihaly Simai, who began teaching at Karl Marx in 1953.
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July 13, 1989 | DENISE HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
As President Bush extolled the virtues of capitalism Wednesday at Karl Marx University of Economics, some professors recalled the not-so-distant past, when the school offered a class in bourgeois economics--and "profits" was a term synonymous with worker exploitation. "At that time it was impossible to criticize the socialist planned economy," said Mihaly Simai, who began teaching at Karl Marx in 1953.
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May 25, 1993 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a boy, Mile Veljanov dreamed of running a radio station in his native Macedonia, then the southernmost of Yugoslavia's constituent republics. But after the country's breakup, the region's new leaders sent him to America to train for the even bigger job of overseeing radio communications throughout what is now the world's newest independent nation. And he's not alone.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1999
On any given day, tens of thousands of students, from Hungary to South Africa, Brazil to Singapore, can be found beavering away on courses transmitted over the Internet by the likes of California's Virtual University network and Britain's Open University. Most of these "distance learning" ventures are losing money, but that hasn't stopped them from ambitiously expanding. Unfortunately, amid this explosion there's also a ballooning need for better quality control to weed out scams and frauds.
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May 13, 1996 | WENDY WITHERSPOON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Whether leaping across volleyball courts or flying across continents, one thing is always clear: Vladimir Andric is going places. In the immediate future, Andric, an exchange student from Zagreb, Croatia, is headed to the second round of the Southern Section Division I playoffs with the Laguna Beach volleyball team. He will lead the Artists (14-2) against Huntington Beach (16-1) at 7 Tuesday night at Laguna Beach. After that, there are bigger things in store for Andric.
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May 12, 1991 | DAVID SMOLLAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For Suzanne Gergely, English is her second language. So the Fulbright Exchange teacher from Hungary had a lot of sympathy for the daunting challenges faced by the Central American and Indochinese students who crowded into her English as a Second Language classroom at Hoover High School last September.
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February 8, 1990 | DAVID SMOLLAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At Vista High School, 11th-graders studying U.S. history debate why Eastern Europeans show great excitement over gaining the right to free elections when so many Americans--especially young Americans--are apathetic about voting. Seventh-graders at Bell Junior High in Paradise Hills have been prodded by social studies teacher Rita Dolan to clip newspaper articles on the cascade of political changes in Europe and the Soviet Union and to explain why or why not the events are important to them.
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February 18, 1990 | DAVID SMOLLAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At Vista High School, 11th-graders studying U.S. history debate why Eastern Europeans show great excitement over gaining the right to free elections when so many Americans--especially young Americans--are apathetic about voting. Seventh-graders at Bell Junior High in Paradise Hills have been prodded by social studies teacher Rita Dolan to clip newspaper articles on the cascade of political changes in Europe and the Soviet Union and to explain why or why not the events are important to them.
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