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  • News

    November 20, 2013
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    June 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Twitter Is Now a Go-To Source for Vaccine Information

    Twitter is so freakin' credible popular now that plenty of people are turning to the social media platform to find out about health information rather than consulting a Merck Manual or asking their doctors. Perhaps social media -- or rather, certain forms of social media -- aren't overrun by crack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Facebook Accidentally "Outs" Gay Kids to Their Parents

    Those cumbersome privacy settings on Facebook didn't do much for two gay kids in Texas who were inadvertently outed on the social networking site, much to their chagrin. The Wall Street Journal first reported the story of Bobbi Duncan, 22, and Taylor McCormick, 21, both students at the University of ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2012
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    March 21, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Lil B Went to SXSW and Made This Video

    When it comes to public opinion, Lil B is working to legitimize himself in 2011. He's doing things like cutting a single with 9th Wonder, Jean Grae, and Phonte. Or peforming at the MTVU Woodie awards. Or being one of XXL's Freshmen class for 2011. But I miss the not-so-distant days of his hastily as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    More Tree Vandalism in San Francisco

    University of TexasSan Francisco's vegetation is under attack...‚ÄčA spate of anti-vegetation violence continued in San Francisco with the destruction of nine tea tree bushes in the vicinity of Park Presidio and Fulton. This comes on the heels of the denuding of 32 Golden Gate Park rose bushes, and ... More >>

  • Film

    April 26, 2006

    Helluva Swing

    Game 6 redeems Michael Keaton after he almost fouled out

  • News

    April 5, 2006

    Song Bird

    Through beguiling contrasts and magical moments, Jolie Holland has emerged with a singular, elusive sound

  • Film

    March 8, 2006

    Oh Grow Up

    Failure is McConaughey's perfect movie, and a pretty good one for us

  • Film

    January 11, 2006

    Bet on Black

    Glory Road relives the season college hoops smashed the color barrier

  • News

    June 1, 2005

    Remember Los Alamos!

    So some computers, disk drives, keys, and uranium have been "misplaced." Don't you still think UC should run the top-secret Los Alamos nuclear lab? Take quiz, find out.

  • News

    February 11, 2004

    Bugging Out

    The feds hold up germ experiments at Los Alamos National Lab

  • News

    January 28, 2004

    A Question of Risk

    Plans for a biodefense "hot lab" at Lawrence Livermore have ecologists, disarmament advocates, and mainstream scientists up in arms

  • News

    December 6, 2000

    Tail of Two Races

    Matt Gonzalez should be backed in District 5 runoff; George W. Bush should be ashamed for considering a coup

  • News

    June 7, 2000

    South to the Future

    For Baby Boomers, the Doctor Is in ... the Bathroom

  • News

    June 30, 1999

    Science of the Lambs

    Buying Dolly the duplicated sheep has brought researchers at the Bay Area's Geron Corp. to the threshold of remarkable frontiers in transplants and cloning. Do we want to follow their lead?

  • Calendar

    February 24, 1999
  • Film

    June 17, 1998

    The Gay '90s

    From closet cases to party monsters: A critical guide to the 22nd International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

  • Music

    April 1, 1998

    Year of the Elephant

    Dead guys, psychedelic pop, and no sober opinions at South by Southwest 1998

  • News

    December 10, 1997

    Three Hours on a Saturday Morning

    UC may drop the flawed SAT as an admission requirement. But are the other options any better?

  • News

    July 2, 1997

    Planet Wars

    Last year, two Bay Area astronomers said they had discovered planets outside our solar system and became instant media celebrities. Now, Paul Butler and Geoff Marcy face prominent scientific challengers who contend some of the new planets are nothing but

  • Music

    March 26, 1997

    Get Your Bearings

    Crabby asides from the South by Southwest Music Festival

  • Music

    May 1, 1996

    The Flying Nun

    Former punker Alejandro Escovedo returns to the roots of rock

  • News

    May 31, 1995

    Cybercitizen Jim

    Jim Warren makes the Net safe for democracy

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