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- Making a Word Meme
New York Times
Agree, disagree, read the book or not: “Lean In,” the title of Sheryl Sandberg’s manifesto on women’s empowerment, has quickly become one of those ubiquitous slogans. One might even say it has reached a tipping point, to borrow a phrase ...
- COMMENTARY: A hunger strike to close Guantanamo
CLAREMONT, Calif. — Last Sunday (May 12), Timothy Murphy began a fast of solidarity with the Guantanamo inmates who are on a hunger strike to protest their indefinite detention. As one of our Ph.D. students and an ordained minister in the ...
- 25 Colleges With the Best Return on Investment
No. 1: Harvey Mudd College, a four-year private liberal arts college with 775 students in Claremont, Calif., that is part of the five-college consortium that includes Pomona and Claremont-McKenna. According to Payscale, Harvey Mudd’s annual ROI is 8.3% ...
- Inland Empire Taxpayers Association Urges Claremont City Council To Stop Seeking Acquisition Of Golden State Water
San Francisco Gate
Claremont, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 On Tuesday evening the Inland Empire Taxpayers Association (IETA ... What would the City have done if the water company had accepted the offer? Would taxpayers have been obligated to pay for it without any public ...
- Scripps College Receives Gift to Establish Tia Palermo Scholarship
San Francisco Gate
President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced a gift from Jess Ravich and his daughters – Zoe (Scripps ’12), Rae, Ede and Ava – in honor of his wife, Tia Palermo. The Tia Palermo Scholarship will be awarded annually to help an incoming student with ...
- Bartenders' shakers will go silent to remember a favorite customer: The Cocktail Hour
And he was happy to share his cocktail finds with local bartenders. "Matthew brought me my first bottle of celery bitters on his birthday back when I was at Teardrop Lounge," says David Shenaut, bar director at downtown Portland's Raven & Rose, one of the ...
- Obama Second-Term Agenda Complicated by Cabinet Delays
They were part of a deal in which St. Paul, Minnesota, agreed to drop a case being appealed to the Supreme ... In 2012, Republicans -- facing record-low approval ratings and White House accusations that they were obstructionists -- decided ...
- We Must Reclaim Our Farmland From the Rural Oligarchy
According to "Livestock's Long Shadow," a 2006 report of the UN Food and Agriculture ... hog waste into the creeks and rivers of North Carolina. This was a larger volume of waste than that of the treated waste for the entire human population of the state.
- So You Think You Can Dance: Season 10 begins
My personal favourites from Tuesday's episode were animator Du-Shaunt “Fik-Shun” Stegall, 18, of Las Vegas, and contemporary dancers Elijah Laurant, 20, of Los Angeles and Taylor Ward, 20, of Claremont, Calif. Du-Shaunt gave a cheeky and ...
- Eileen Cox Roecker
William Roecker of Denver, Colo. and Clifford Roecker Claremont, Calif.. Eileen took great pleasure in having six great-grandchildren. Eileen loved beautiful flowers and cultivated African violets, roses and peonies at her home in Colorado Springs.
- Jessica Alba Drank Wild Turkey in Sixth Grade, Stole Her Mom's Car
Jessica Alba was a bit of a wild child during her formative years in Claremont, Calif. In honor of Mother's Day, the Machete Kills actress had tea with her mom Cathy at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, where the women reminisced about old ...
- Gloria Carter Patterson
She married Charles Q. Patterson on Nov. 26, 1994, in Las Vegas, currently of Normal. She is survived by her four children, Donna, Claremont, Calif.; Jeffery, Gridley; James “Rob”, Cleveland; and Janet, Bloomington; one sister, Carol Stripling ...
- Former FDA Official Tim Cote Joins Emmaus Medical as Regulatory Advisor
The OODP is the FDA's primary interface with companies seeking orphan designation for drug ... "Finding a widely available treatment for sickle cell diseases is a clear priority and goes to the heart of the creation of Sickle Cell Disease ...
- Mandel earns degree 74 years after first enrolling
Cleveland Jewish News
Mandel’s business success would likely qualify him ... Lewis handled those honors. Nor was Mandel there to receive an honorary degree in recognition of his philanthropic efforts. He already received one from CWRU in 2007.
- Syracuse University ranks 360th among 1,511 colleges for return on investment, research firm says
Dead last was The Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a negative return on investment of $228,000. Among schools around Syracuse, Cornell ranked highest at No. 46 with a $1.12 million ROI, with Clarkson at 47 with a $1.10 million ROI. Hamilton College was No ...