• University of California Lowers Tuition for Next School Year

    The University of California is lowering tuition by $60 for the upcoming academic year. The UC Board of Regents approved the decrease Thursday. It’s the university system’s first tuition decrease in nearly two decades. California residents will pay $12,570 in tuition and fees next year. Students from outside the state will pay more than triple […]

  • College of the Desert Extends Tuition Free Program

    A program offering free tuition for Coachella Valley kids to attend College of the Desert campuses has been extended to include students graduating in 2019, the college announced today. The plEDGE program was launched in the summer of 2017, and provided free tuition for about 1,000 valley high school students that year, according to College […]

  • 4 Ex-Trojans File Lawsuit Over USC Handling of Embattled Gynecologist

    Four former USC students Monday filed what is believed to be the first lawsuit against the university stemming from revelations of years-old misconduct complaints against Dr. George Tyndall, the longtime gynecologist at the university Student Health Center. Attorneys for the plaintiffs, who are identified only as Jane Does, contend in the suit that Tyndall forced […]

  • More colleges hosting women as graduation speakers in #MeToo era

    This graduation season, the podium is all hers. For the first time in at least two decades, the majority of the nation’s top colleges are featuring women as their spring commencement speakers, a shift that industry experts credit to the wave of female empowerment that has fueled the #MeToo movement. Yale is bringing Hillary Clinton. […]

  • One Local Program Helps Build The Leaders of Tomorrow, Today.

    Indio, CA The next leaders may well be in the Coachella Valley. "Angel Light Academy" is teaching leadership skills to kids from the desert and they’ve been doing it for 19 years.  Alyssa Avila is a conference leader and says she’s noticed a difference.  "The first started it was more like oh they have I […]

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