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Dr. Julius Sokenu Named Moorpark College President

The Ventura County Community College District board of trustees announces that Dr. Julius Sokenu has been named the president of Moorpark College, pending contract approval. Sokenu has served as the interim president since 2019 and has been with the college for 14 years.

County Proclaims ‘Rev. James M. Lawson, Jr. Day’

September 22, 2020, will mark the 92nd Birthday of a statesman who, since the 1950s, continues to be actively involved in training countless men and women on nonviolent resistance to achieve social justice. He has taught at the University of California, Los Angeles, California State University, Northridge, and countless other educational institutions–and even in retirement continues to travel across the country to teach nonviolence.

CTE Affected 99% of NFL Players in Recent Study

The degenerative brain disease CTE continues to haunt the NFL with a new study that shows 99 percent of former NFL players were diagnosed with the condition. In a study done at Boston University, 110 of the 111 brain donors who played in the NFL were diagnosed posthumously with CTE. The NFL released a statement, thanking pathologist Dr. Ann McKee for her research. “Case studies such as those compiled in this updated paper are important to further advancing the science and progress related to head trauma,” the NFL stated. “The medical and scientific communities will benefit from this publication and