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    By Joy Bennett

    August 19, 2013 | 2:34 am

    MUSE/IQUE Concert, Pasadena, August 17, 2013 photo by Joy Bennett

    Last Saturday night I had the pleasure of attending the MUSE/IQUE Concert called "Lose Your Senses with Ellis Hall" conducted by MUSE/IQUE Artistic Director Rachael Worby.  The concert was held at Caltech's...

  • Caltech coach found winning formula for losingest team

    March 8, 2011 | 2:03 pm

    Oliver Eslinger let out a primal scream amid the 387 fans who stormed the basketball court on Feb. 24. His players, unaccustomed to winning, drenched him near the Caltech bench (right tradition, wrong sport).

    Eslinger had coached the Caltech men’s basketball team, one of the...

  • ‘Hoops’ harder than rocket science

    By Adam Wills

    June 19, 2008 | 2:28 pm

    Caltech has more Nobel laureates than any other university and is considered among the top five academic institutions in the world. The Pasadena campus' contributions to science and technology are vast.

    And then there's their basketball team, the Beavers.

    It figures that athletics at...

  • Retiring Cal Tech Chief Reflects on Roots

    By Tom Tugend

    October 13, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The announcement that David Baltimore will retire next year as president of the California Institute of Technology has been greeted with a rich outpouring of encomiums that go well beyond the mandatory praise on such occasions.

    What has not been mentioned is that the career of the...

  • Community Briefs

    By Journal Staff

    January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Couple Airs Mideast Views at Caltech

    The Middle East conflict came to the Caltech campus in Pasadena last week, when Adam Shapiro and Huwaida Arraf presented a talk on "Eyewitness to Occupied Palestine."

    Shapiro, a Brooklyn-born Jew, and his wife, a Palestinian Arab, are...

  • Debunking the Bible Codes

    By Julie G Fax

    October 1, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    A Caltech mathematician and a leading Orthodox educational institution teamed up recently to turn up the heat on a simmering controversy over what they say is a scientifically and religiously suspect tool used by Jewish outreach organizations -- the Bible codes.

    Aish HaTorah, a...