A former UC Berkeley student and Zeta Phi Beta pledge quickly discovered that her sorority dues just weren't paying off. Britteny Starling is suing her sorority sisters for allegedly hazing her so badly she was forced to drop out of school and take medical leave. According to a lawsuit filed in O ... More >>
This doesn't look like ratfucking A former UC Davis student is suing the university, claiming school officials didn't put an end to over-the-top hazing in 2008 when he was pledging the all-Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi.According to the claim filed in Yolo County, Ryan Clifford was on a retre ... More >>
Maybe now the third time will be the charm The California Community Colleges Board of Governors has decided to limit the number of times a student can retake a class on the state's dime.Turns out, it is not unusual for students to take one class six or seven times for a variety of reasons. In 200 ... More >>
Wait a minute! This doesn't add up! This year's going-back-to-school story has been that San Francisco public high schools are now requiring all incoming ninth graders to complete the 15 courses required for admission to the University of California or California State University systems. Known i ... More >>
News this week of Adam Wheeler, the 23-year-old who lied his way into Harvard and almost into Yale, brought back fond memories of Azia Kim, the dorm-squatter who was discovered posing as a Stanford student two years ago.
We have to ask: Who's the better college hoaxer?
TV movie-ready back st ... More >>
Lee, left, seen here with fellow porn star Bobbi Starr, has put her San
Francisco State undergrad degree to good use already
In 1995, San Francisco State professor Geoffrey Marcy, and his student, Paul Butler, created an ingenious optical device allowing them to detect evidence o ... More >>
Show your support with a shirt -- or, say, $366 millionThe best way to get rich: Be rich. A survey released this week by the Council for Aid to Education ranked the Top-20 fund-raising universities in the realm, and our local schools did us proud. Stanford and U.C. Berkeley bookended the list: The P ... More >>
University of California regents are set to vote next week on finalizing a merger of the UCSF Medical Center with Stanford University's health service.
Supporters claim the merger -- a transfer of $380 million in public assets to the private sector -- is