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Former first lady encourages students heading to college

LOS ANGELES — Former first lady Michelle Obama led a raucous pep rally at UCLA May 1 for 10,000 high school seniors and transfer students in celebration of their moves into higher education, telling them to never stop dreaming of reaching loftier goals. “I had someone tell me you shouldn’t reach too high,” Obama — Read More…

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LAPD and college students hope to build bridges, not walls

WESTCHESTER — As a young black man, Makeen Yasar, 21, wants to tackle the issue of police brutality head on.  A senior at Loyola Marymount University (LMU), for the past two years Yasar has worked to bring LMU students and officers from the Los Angeles Police Department together for an open dialogue, through which he Read More…

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Loyola, West L.A. College sign transfer agreement

LOS ANGELES — Loyola Marymount University and West Los Angeles College have signed an agreement that will enable community college students to receive guaranteed admission to LMU’s College of Business Administration after meeting specific grade and and unit requirements. The LMU-WLAC Business Scholars Program provides a new path for West L.A. College students wishing to Read More…