Education

Male-order education: Iran bars women from 77 university courses

Male-order education: Iran bars women from 77 university courses

Thirty-six universities in Iran have announced that 77 courses in their curriculum will be “single-sex,” prompting an outcry at home and worldwide over women’s rights in the Islamic state. ­The subjects now only available for men include accounting, engineering, pure chemistry, English literature and translation, hotel management, and many others, Iranian news website Rooz Online […]

First-Day of School, in the Summer?

First-Day of School, in the Summer?

Times have changed since I went to school. My elementary school in Germany did not look like anything the new Cabot Yerxa Elementary School does. Desert landscaping, winding esplanades, appearing more like a junior-college, with a killer vista of the San Jacinto Mountains. A healthy, joyful and save an surroundings for the young  “Cabot Yerxa […]

Town of Yucca Valley Youth Commission Applications

Town of Yucca Valley Youth Commission Applications

Attention Yucca Valley high school and junior high students! Participate in your local government! The Town of Yucca Valley is currently recruiting to fill seats on its 2012/2013 Youth Commission.  The Youth Commission was established in 1995 to serve as an advisory group to provide recommendations on youth related issues in Yucca Valley.  This youth led […]

Hi-Desert Nature Museum Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Hi-Desert Nature Museum  Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is pleased to host Michelle Lorimer, PhD candidate at the University of California at Riverside, as part of their Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series. While preserving the missions and Spanish history for new residents in Southern California in the 1880s, early promoters often de-emphasized the experiences of Native Californians in these […]

Beat the Heat: Exercise Safety on Hot Summer Days

Beat the Heat: Exercise Safety on Hot Summer Days

MAYWOOD, Ill. – It’s already been one of the warmest years in decades and the 90-plus degree temperatures just keep coming. It’s always important to be conscious of weather conditions when you exercise, but especially when it comes to extreme heat. “Heat injury can be life-threatening. If you take the right precautions, there is no […]