When the 85,000 students at San Francisco City College got wind of a pending shutdown, they immediately took to the streets, forming a Save CCSF coalition and staging mass demonstrations. If the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges stripped their school of its accreditation, a wh ... More >>
Today's college students overwhelmingly think that President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden won their debates, according to a new app from the University of California at Davis that measures live student reaction.No electrodes were used and no students were harmed in this experiment, but ... More >>
(Update 5:15 p.m.): Police identified the suspect in today's shooting as 43-year-old One Goh, and Oakland resident and student at the private university. (Update 3:20 p.m.): Police told reporters that the death toll in the Oakland mass killing has now risen to seven. (Update 2 p.m): City Councilm ... More >>
YYoung man! Let's see some ID!ou know what gets in the way of an event highlighting the dire plight of young people? Young people.San Francisco's erstwhile mayor Gavin Newsom was last week honored at a slammin' San Diego party. But this wasn't just a fiesta for a fiesta's sake. The purpose of thi ... More >>
Protesters have big plans to demonstrate at four UC campuses across the state today when the UC Board of Regents holds a teleconference to discuss a new tuition plan, as well as the recent incident where a UC Davis cop callously doused protesters with pepper spray. Last week's Regents meeting, sc ... More >>
Can Anthony Makk, left, and Bradford Wells get a break? The DREAM Act kids seem to be getting a break, but what about gay couples? A memo sent on Friday from the director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement appears to tell immigration officers to have a little heart when it comes to enforcing ... More >>
Isabel Castillo would like a job in her field already. Tomorrow, another class of University of San Francisco graduates will head into the working world. And while they are understandably worried about landing a job, the university will award an honorary doctorate to a young woman who has even le ... More >>
Back AgainWell, as predicted, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom isn't making news in Sacramento, which is maybe why he came back down to San Francisco today to take the stage. To his credit, Newsom did start out sitting in the audience at the America's Cup press event this morning, but it wasn't long before ... More >>
In California, many undocumented immigrants are offered cheap college tuition, only to find they cant get jobs after they graduate.
Unions for teachers and other school employees will bus more than 3,000 San Francisco City College students to Sacramento March 22 for a rally protesting budget cuts.According to the CCSF website:March in March" will rally to Sacramento to our State Capitol for the Governor, the legislators, and ... More >>
TheBigWRanch12/FlickrTasty as she looks, don't you dare think about eating her.SFoodie's look at some urban essentials offered up on Craiglist this week. • This de-horned 1-year-old Nigerian Dwarf doe up in Santa Rosa sounds like a goat to be reckoned with. The owner writes: "she is skitti ... More >>
Sadly, they're all just trying to crash a biology class at SFSU...When we see college students walking, serpentine, on Friday nights, talking too loudly, and eating pizza slices in both hands, we feel nostalgic. When we see them hauling 75 pounds of books out of the library, that strikes a chord, ... More >>
Tom Green would have been available for this 'road trip' as well...Hey, here's an idea for some great television. Take 10 young people -- and make 'em all good-looking and no older than 22. Give some of 'em an ethnic and big-city background, but make sure to get some country mixed in with that rock ... More >>
Not everything that goes in the trash can is trash. Ask someone who knows...Pulling into the home stretch of Recyclemania, the nationwide recycling competition for colleges and universities, our local institutions appear to be flagging a bit. Ranked 12th and 13th earlier this month, San Francisco St ... More >>
Abortion has commandeered headlines of late with the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade last week and Saturday's pro-life rally -- for which many protesters bused into this pro-choice lair from more conservative California zip codes. But there is one story of anti-abortion zeal here in our own bac ... More >>
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The local conversation between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian activists is getting less civil every day. And Lee Kaplan's tactics aren't helping.
How the fractured counterrecruitment movement includes those hoping to bring the draft back
The Suey Sing Boys of Oakland were a bunch of low-level Chinese-American thugs. Then 10 of them became high-fashion hairstylists.
Palomar III: Revenge of Palomar
Adrian Freed's decades-long desire to marry music and technology is finally going public. Will anyone listen?
We know words like "propinquity." So are we smart enough for Mensa?
Clinton gets the rock star treatment at UC Berkeley; Chron Covers Enron-Size Bust
PeopleSoft software has forced a Delaware manufacturer to cut paychecks to Mickey Mouse and let failing Wisconsin college students evade expulsion. Guess what software the San Francisco school district owns?
How a bright and beguiling budget analyst allegedly fleeced a showcase minority aid program at SFSU
Environmental group targets Stanford investment muscle
Even with Proposition 209, there are proven ways to help minority kids get to college
Settlement talks on City College bookstore lawsuit collapse
UC ignores its own engineering report on shoring up the Golden Bears' stadium, but the fans don't care