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Saint Mary's College

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Octavia Spencer, Oscar Award Winner, Might Star as Oscar Grant's Mom in New Film

    Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer is reportedly in negotiations to play the role of Oscar Grant's mother in the upcoming indie film about the New Year's Day 2009 killing of the Oakland man. Spencer is best known for her role as Minny in the 2011 film The Help.The film, titled Fruitvale. ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Was Decision to Make Black Student Sing 'Old Man River' Bad -- or Horrific?

    In March, Moraga's St. Mary's College earned the national spotlight due to its plucky, personable basketball team. Well, that was this month and this is this month: St. Mary's received a wag of the nation's finger due to a music professor being disciplined after inexplicably making a black student s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    In the Court of the Dumpling King

    Gary Soup/Flickr Sheng jian bao: Worthy of coronation. Old episodes of Check, Please! Bay Area aren't always the best barometer of local restaurant excellence, but in the case of Shanghai Dumpling King, one came through like the Earl of Warwick. Local Filipino-American writer and St. Mary's C ... More >>

  • News

    November 23, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of Wednesday, November 23, 2005

  • News

    August 6, 2003

    Zoned Out

    For her hot new dog-mauling book Red Zone, eye-pleasing author Aphrodite Jones re-created dialogue and scenes; her publisher and the Chron don't seem to mind

  • News

    January 8, 2003

    The Rush of Victory

    Under coach George Rush, City College regularly wins national football titles. But is community college really the place for big-time sports?

  • Calendar

    February 21, 2001

    Carpe Diem

    Diem Jones

  • News

    November 17, 1999

    Agent Provocative

    In the 1960s Anthony Poshepny was a CIA operative whose macabre Southeast Asian exploits drew comparisons with Col. Kurtz, the megalomaniacal anti-hero of Apocalypse Now

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    August 30, 1995
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    August 30, 1995
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