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SF High School Senior Creates Crowdfunding Campaign To Pay For Summer School

A San Francisco high school senior set-up a crowdfunding campaign after he was denied financial aid to attend a prestigious summer school program.

07/14/2014

Jason Bell, Director of Project Rebound at San Francisco State University (SFSU)

KCBS In Depth: ‘Project Rebound’ Transforms Prison Inmates Into Scholars

This week, KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Project Rebound director Jason Bell, who is also a former inmate and became a college graduate through the innovative program at San Francisco State University that’ has been helping former inmates earn their college degrees as soon as they are released from prison.

06/30/2014

William Varner trains in Muay Thai with his coach Ivan Ramos in San Leandro. (CBS SF)

Fremont High School Valedictorian Overcomes Violence, Poverty With Help Of Muay Thai

Despite challenges at home, William Varner finished at the top of his academy at Fremont High in Oakland with the help of martial arts.

06/26/2014

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Malia Obama Favors UC Berkeley Over Stanford After College Campus Tour

Malia Obama toured Stanford University and UC Berkeley with friends last weekend while President Obama was delivering a commencement address to UC Irvine graduates.

06/26/2014

A deleted FAFSA tweet from Federal Student Aid.

Federal Student Aid Office Apologizes For FAFSA Tweet That Seemed To Mock Poor People

A U.S. Department of Education division well-known to many college students has apologized for a tweet that prompted an outcry over what critics called its lack of sensitivity.

06/25/2014

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San Francisco For-Profit College Settles Alleged Deceptive Marketing Suit For $4.4M

The California Art Institute in San Francisco, a for-profit university, has agreed to a $4.4 million settlement with the City Attorney’s office over claims that it allegedly used deceptive marketing tactics.

06/18/2014

18-year-old Akintunde Ahmad, who is graduating from Oakland Technical High School on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Standout Oakland Student Reflects On High School Career On Graduation Day

18-year-old Akintunde Ahmad said graduation on Wednesday will be filled with mixed emotions, as he’s leaving high school behind, but excited about his opportunities at Yale.

06/11/2014

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KCBS In Depth: The Challenges For UC Berkeley’s Chancellor

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, who began his job as the university’s leader last November, not only has to deal issues with academics but also safety, diversity and social justice in an environment where money for higher education is still not as forthcoming as state educators would prefer.

06/09/2014

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Vanderbilt Beats Stanford 12-5 To Advance In College World Series

Vince Conde and John Norwood had three hits and two RBIs each and Vanderbilt combined for six runs in the seventh and eighth innings to beat Stanford 12-5 Sunday to advance to the College World Series.

06/08/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bill Mandating Formal Pre-Sex Consent On California Campuses Gaining Momentum In Sacramento

SB 967 would establish affirmative consent on all state-run college campuses in California. The standard is defined as “an affirmative unambiguous and conscious decision by each participant to engage in mutually agreed upon sexual activity…Lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent. Nor does silence mean consent.”

06/06/2014

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