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By Anita Susan Brenner | May 22, 2008
Ninety years ago, most law schools did not welcome women. One exception was the USC School of Law, which graduated 115 women between 1900 and 1930. One of these women was Sarah Elizabeth Patten. She graduated at the top of the USC Law class of 1912, took the bar exam and was admitted to practice as a lawyer in the state of California. Sarah met her sweetheart in law school. He was a year ahead of her, at the top of the class of 1911. In 1914, Sarah Patten married Frank P. Doherty.
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By Joe Puglia | April 23, 2014
I'm obnoxious. I'm the guy who sits in the front of the room and asks a million questions, particularly when there's five minutes remaining in a class that ends at 10 p.m. I learned in Sister Audrey's philosophy class the following: “The root of knowledge is derived from an inquisitive mind and if you don't ask you don't learn.” Sister Audrey used the Socratic method of teaching. She gave questions, not answers. Then she gave more questions. In her class, I felt like a dog chasing its tail.
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October 18, 2007
Lindsay Brooke Shaller and William Rube Hayden II were united in marriage recently at St. Philip the Apostle Church in Pasadena. A dinner reception followed at the California Club in downtown Los Angeles. The bride is the daughter of the Honorable Frederick Shaller and Kimberly Shaller of San Marino; her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shaller of La Cañada Flintridge and Dianne Wilson of Pasadena. The groom?s parents are Marcia and Stanley Hayden of San Marino. Lindsay, who holds a bachelor?
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September 25, 2013
Colleen Chien, a native of La Cañada Flintridge, recently started a position at the White House. Chien grew up in the city, attending Paradise Canyon Elementary School and graduating from Polytechnic School in Pasadena in 1991. She also worked for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on a break from Stanford University, where she studied engineering, science, technology and society. She also attended the Berkeley School of Law. Chien started her position in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on Sept.
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November 2, 2006
Mayfield Senior School is proud to announce the achievements of some of its top students. Amanda Yamasaki has received the designation of National Merit Semi-Finalist from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation based on her scores on the 2005 PSAT/NMSQT exam. Twenty-six students at Mayfield Senior School earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams. Four graduates in the Class of 2006 qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
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June 15, 2006
In a ceremony honoring its 74 graduating seniors, recognizing students of special distinction and featuring the Leader of the African Province of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Sr. Cecilia Nya of Lagos, Nigeria, as its commencement speaker, Mayfield Senior School graduated the Class of 2006 on Sunday, June 4. Per tradition, the graduates wore white dresses and carried bouquets of long stemmed red roses as they processed across the school's North...
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May 21, 2009
The La Cañada Thursday Club has awarded scholarships to 10 local high school students. Scholarships were awarded based on the students’ academic achievement as well as service to their community. Ruth Barber is a member of the National Honor Society, the California Scholastic Federation, is a National Merit Finalist, the president/section leader of the LCHS Marching Band and Alto section leader/treasurer of the LCHS Chamber Singers. She is a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient and was a Les Fleurettes debutante.
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By Joe Puglia | April 23, 2014
I'm obnoxious. I'm the guy who sits in the front of the room and asks a million questions, particularly when there's five minutes remaining in a class that ends at 10 p.m. I learned in Sister Audrey's philosophy class the following: “The root of knowledge is derived from an inquisitive mind and if you don't ask you don't learn.” Sister Audrey used the Socratic method of teaching. She gave questions, not answers. Then she gave more questions. In her class, I felt like a dog chasing its tail.
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By Anita Susan Brenner | May 22, 2008
Ninety years ago, most law schools did not welcome women. One exception was the USC School of Law, which graduated 115 women between 1900 and 1930. One of these women was Sarah Elizabeth Patten. She graduated at the top of the USC Law class of 1912, took the bar exam and was admitted to practice as a lawyer in the state of California. Sarah met her sweetheart in law school. He was a year ahead of her, at the top of the class of 1911. In 1914, Sarah Patten married Frank P. Doherty.
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