Louis Fleming '43 (1925-2011) was one of the first foreign correspondents for the Los Angeles Times and established bureaus for the newspaper at the United Nations and in Rome. He covered the 1978 deaths of Pope Paul VI and Pope John Paul I, "whose humor, warmth and informality had captured the attention of the world during a brief, 34-day reign," he wrote. After receiving his BA from Stanford University, he began his career at the San Gabriel Sun and also worked for the Pomona Progress-Bulletin and Pasadena Star-News. In 1971, Lou was named chief editorial writer of The Times.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”