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19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Ross, Chelf earn cyclocross wins

Bicyclists compete in the 2nd Arctic Cross race of the season setting up the cyclocross course on Government Hill on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The next Arctic Cross event will be Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Alaska Pacific University.


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Saturday | The Courier Mailer

Forest Grove Corn Roast: what's new, what's to eat, what's to do

Rick Johnston of Forest Grove, oversees roasting corn at Forest Grove's 2013 Corn Roast. Local firefighters help roast each year as well.


Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Weather, Cornelius, OR

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno Pacific president resigns, plans to relocate

Fresno Pacific University President Pete C. Menjares has resigned after serving a little more than two years as head of the private university, the school announced on Friday. "After prayerful consideration, Virginia and I have made the decision to relocate back to Southern California to be closer to our families and to explore new opportunities," Menjares said in a news release.


Related Topix: Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA, Biola University

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE $700 Billion Mistake

The Sunbird Conservatives, a student group, put out some pro-McCain literature at a recruiting table at Fresno Pacific University a week ago. But, administrators at this Christian-based college didn't like it.


Related Topix: Fresno Pacific University

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Flat Hat

Alumnus missing abroad since early July

On July 9, Cody Roman Dial '09 emailed his parents and friends about his plans to explore Costa Rica's rugged, treacherous Corcovado National Park. The journey should have taken 4 or 5 days.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, Central America, Alaska Pacific University, Rice, VA, College of William and Mary

Maui News

Five finalists selected for University of Hawaii Maui College Chancellor

The University of Hawai'i Maui College Chancellor Search Advisory Committee has identified five finalists for the chancellor position to replace replace long-time Chancellor Clyde Sakamoto who will retire by Oct. 31. The finalists will participate in a final round of interviews and an open forum on the college campus Sept. 18. - Lui K. Hokoana - who started his higher education career at the University of Hawai'i in 1991 and currently serves as the vice chancellor for student affairs at UH West Oahu since 2013.


Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Alaska Pacific University, Washington State University, Sul Ross State University, Texas

Wed Sep 10, 2014


Designing History: The Identity Of The 21st Century

Our primary focus in December of 1999 was Y2K. Would the computer systems handle the millennial change? Might we suffer from serious computer snafus? In the midst of the Y2K hype, we knew, though sometimes forgot, that the year 2000 was, in actuality, the last year of the 20th century and the second millennium, rather than the first year of the new millennium.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Seattle Pacific University, Grove City, PA

'Holocaust Images' sculpted by Hillsboro artist on display at Pacific University

D.K. Lubarsky doesn't take credit for the dozens of Holocaust Images she's cast from clay and terra-cotta; she's simply the one who sculpts them into existence. "It was like jotting down some notes," the Hillsboro resident also known as Diana Lubarsky said of shaping the stories of Holocaust victims and survivors - some abstract, some realistic - into three-dimensional form.


Related Topix: Hillsboro, OR, Arts, Sculpting, Forest Grove, OR

Claremont Courier

CUSD veteran brings new enthusiasm to Mountain View

Natalie Taylor stepped in as Mountain View's interim principal last February after the school's former head, Clara Dehmer, moved on to a post as assistant principal of student services at Claremont High School. As Ms.


Related Topix: Claremont Graduate University, Azusa Pacific University, Education Etc., Alta Loma, CA

Point of View

Hearts of Men

The Hearts of Men is a joint endeavor between the creators of the Rape for Profit film and Unearthed, Inc. In association with Unearthed, the creators of the film Rape for Profit are Producing and Directing the Hearts of Men film. In Rape for Profit, Jason Pamer and Eric Esau brilliantly executed a compelling story about how men perpetuated the sex trade through their illicit sexual behavior.


Related Topix: Ozark Christian College, Lexington, KY, Seattle Pacific University

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Forest Grove Lions 14th Annual Run & Walk for Sight to benefit eye care programs

The event, sanctioned by Road Runners Club of America , offers a 10K run, a 5K run/walk, and a tot trot for ages 5 and younger. The 10K and 5K runs will be chip-timed on separate flat, fast courses.


Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Canada, World News

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

UH slips 10 places in ranking of research universities

The University of Hawaii at Manoa slipped 10 spots on U.S. News & World Report's ranking of top public and private research schools offering undergraduate and graduate programs. The University of Hawaii system's flagship campus ranked No.


Related Topix: University of Hawaii Manoa, Hawaii Pacific University

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE $700 Billion Mistake

The Sunbird Conservatives, a student group, put out some pro-McCain literature at a recruiting table at Fresno Pacific University a week ago. But, administrators at this Christian-based college didn't like it.


Related Topix: Fresno Pacific University

The Courier Mailer

Forest Grove police log: Goldfish crackers lead to fight, spider causes car crash

The following is a list of calls, provided by the Forest Grove Police Department , that officers responded to during the past week. Officers responded to a possible domestic disturbance after a caller observed a woman crying and visibly extremely upset.


Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Samoa News

NMSAS welcomes Lt. Charlene...

Lt. Charlene Felkley says: "Having a job is wonderful. But being in a career where you provide a service is so much more fulfilling.


Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News, Ohio State University, Hawaii Pacific University, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Portland Tribune

Panelists assess Vietnam War aftermath

A refugee from South Vietnam and a Vietnam War historian joined Pentagon Papers figure Daniel Ellsberg on Thursday for a panel discussion about the Vietnam War. 'We are all echoes of the Vietnam War,' said Thuy Tran , who left South Vietnam with her family just days before Saigon fell to the North Vietnamese Communists on April 30, 1975.


Related Topix: Prison, Parkrose (Portland, OR), Portland, OR, Forest Grove, OR, US National Guard, US Military

Palo Verde Valley Times

Dr. Sean Hancock joins Palo Verde College staff

Growing up in central California, with educational and former career ties to the Bay Area, Dr. Sean Hancock now calls southern California home, specifically, the Palo Verde Community College . Hancock began as PVC's District Vice President of Instruction and Student Services July 1. Since then, Hancock has been impressed with how welcome everyone at the college has made him feel.


Related Topix: Fresno Pacific University, Visalia, CA, Clovis, CA

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

ArtBeat: Chamber music, First Friday block party, rural theater tour

The Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics chamber music series has a new venue. The programs have been held at Grant Hall on the campus of Alaska Pacific University for so many years that I think my car can find its own way there and home again.


Related Topix: Alaska Government, Alaska, Theater, Arts, Alaska Pacific University, Classical, Schubert

Wed Sep 03, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Walnut High School teams with occupational program to add a medical pathology class

Walnut High teacher Nelson Chen gives student Faith Togiai, 17, some pointers on wrapping an ankle during his sports medicine class at the Walnut campus. Walnut High has partnered with the East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program to offer a new health career pathway for students.


Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Medicine, Walnut, CA, Cal State Fullerton, Azusa Pacific University, Fullerton, CA

The Oregonian

Polls show Oregon 'top two' primary measure starts out without a majority

Ballots from the 2012 general election await counting at the Multnomah County Elections Division in this 2012 file photo.


Related Topix: Multnomah County, OR, John Kitzhaber, US Governors