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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…

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Bill calls for two years of free tuition at community colleges

LOS ANGELES — Under a proposed California law, first-time community-college students attending full-time could be given two years of free tuition. Assembly Bill 2 was introduced on Dec. 4 at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. It is intended as a step toward free community college for students in California. Currently, the program in California waives Read More…