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Napolitano Putting Cap On Nonresident Enrollment At UCLA, Berkeley To Aid California Students

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she is capping nonresident enrollment at UC Berkeley and UCLA to address concerns that California students are being displaced.

03/03/2015

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The Pac-12’s Overall Weakness Hurts Bay Area Basketball Teams

It’s a down year for the Pac-12 in men’s basketball, as the conference is the “worst” of the Big Five this year, and when you throw in the basketball-only Big East Conference, the Pac-12 looks even worse in league comparisons. That hurts a borderline NCAA Tournament team like Stanford and absolutely pains a long-shot squad like Cal.

03/03/2015

Janet Napolitano (r) (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Record Number of UC Applicants; Napolitano-Brown Rift Leaves Allowed Enrollments Unclear

University of California admissions officers are sifting through a record number of applications, but it’s still unclear exactly how many new students can enroll.

03/02/2015

Students, staff, and their supporters participate in National Walkout Day on the SFAI campus in San Francisco. (Photo by Anna Duckworth)

SF Art Institute Adjunct Professors Walk Out Of Class, Join National Movement For Job Security

About 100 professors, students and their supporters staged a noontime walkout of classes at the San Francisco Art Institute as part of a national movement that demands better pay and job security for adjunct professors.

02/25/2015

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Does An Advanced Degree Lead To Job Security In This Economy?

Jill Schlesinger looks at whether an advanced degree really pays off.

02/20/2015

SABRINA VILLANUEVA AVALOS

With Her Homelessness Kept Secret, Peninsula Student Now First In Her Family To Attend College

The odds were stacked against her: family health problems, homelessness. But Bay Area teen Sabrina Avalos is finding a way to overcome — and thrive.

01/26/2015

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Tom Hanks Writes About Experiences At Hayward’s Chabot College, Voices Support For Free Access

Actor Tom Hanks penned an op-ed on his experiences at Hayward’s Chabot College, and voiced his support for the President’s plan to make two years of free community college available to millions of Americans.

01/14/2015

Wide receiver Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after defeating the Oregon Ducks 42 to 20 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.    (Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Ohio State Played Old Fashioned Football To Win Title

John Madden says Ohio State Beat Oregon on Monday with a strong running game and domination on the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.

01/13/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Offers Details Of $60 Billion Plan To Provide Americans 2 Years Of Free Community College

President Barack Obama on Friday proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college “down to zero” for all Americans, an ambitious nationwide plan based on a popular Tennessee program signed into law by that state’s Republican governor.

01/09/2015

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Santa Clara University Debuts New Film About Campus Sexual Assaults; May Become Required Viewing

A new film about sexual assault will debut at Santa Clara University on Friday and it may become required viewing for all incoming freshmen.

01/08/2015

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