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East Asian studies professor remembered for collaboration efforts

John “Jack” Wills Jr., professor emeritus of history, died on Jan. 13 in Pasadena, Calif. He was 80. Wills was known for teaching Chinese history. He helped found the East Asian Studies Center in 1975, and he directed the center from 1990 to 1994. “This is a man who grew intellectually more and more the […]

Despite his passing, Loel Schrader still serves as role model

Though last weekend will likely be remembered for the loss of an icon in college football, Joe Paterno’s passing is not the only one worth mourning for Southern Californians. Loel Schrader never won a national championship, or any game for that matter, at the collegiate level, but in some ways his career as a sports […]