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12 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

Residents Voice Concerns Over Santa Clara "Mini Dorms"

Some Santa Clara residents are trying to stop this house from being renovated into a mini dorm for college students.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Home, Home Improvement

16 hrs ago | Business Wire

De Saisset at Santa Clara University Explores Themes of Time and Travel in New Exhibit

Featuring more than twenty pieces, the majority of which have not been shown previously, New Passages investigates notions of navigation, migration, time keeping, and travel.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Leon Panetta to speak at St. Mary's College commencement

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will give the keynote address at the St. Mary's College commencement May 24, the college announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Leon Panetta, Saint Mary's College

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Chronicle.com

Colleges Urge 'Primal Screams' and Other Novel Events via Social Media

The following day, along with an apology to neighbors who were within earshot, the university tweeted out a photograph showing students, presumably de-stressed from their evening yell, sprawling on a lush lawn dotted with palm trees.

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Science Fiction in the News

PredPol Predicting Crime As It Happens

PredPol, a cloud-based, data-driven crime prediction service, predicts place-based prediction boxes as small as 500' x 500'.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mathematics, Science, Computer Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Eboo Patel speaks on creating pluralism out of diversity

Eboo Patel made some powerful observations about the hard work of learning how to get along with people who are different from you.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

University Business

University of San Francisco hires tech-savvy president

The University of San Francisco hired a new president on Tuesday who says he plans to strengthen connections between the Jesuit school and Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, University of San Francisco, Fairfield University, Los Gatos, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Huffington Post

Can Women Decide for Themselves?

Not a bad idea at all, making one's own decisions. Unfortunately, it's not always easy today if those are health care decisions, especially if you're a woman... especially if you're poor... especially if you live in the many, many areas of the U.S. without access to a women's health clinic.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, Abortion

The San Francisco Foghorn

On Patrol

"You can't make an officer in 60 days," USF Reserve Officer Training Corps Executive Officer Major Dodge told me on the van ride to camp.

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Related Topix: Cal State Sacramento

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Rose Herrera: Advocate for a village in a city of a million

As the City Hall falcon flies, it's four miles from the East Side neighborhood where San Jose Councilwoman Rose Herrera grew up to the fashionable but still struggling Evergreen Village.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Evergreen (San Jose, CA)

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

Archaeology Breaks Ground For New Job Opportunities In LA

Over the next eight years, those who study human life, history and culture are expected to unearth a cornucopia of vocational opportunities.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Marymount University, Loyola Marymount University, Plant Biology, Biology

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Journal and Courier

Purdue experiment headed for space

A Purdue University researcher's experiment concerning the impact of gravity on plant growth will be aboard the SpaceX Dragon on the Falcon 9 rocket scheduled to launch at 1:58 p.m. Monday from Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Purdue University, Biology, Science, Agriculture

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Religion Dispatched

The Internet Is Not Killing Religion, Religion is Killing Religion

She teaches religion at Santa Clara University, and lives online at www.elizabethdrescher.com and In the first decade of the seventeenth century in England, with the break with the Roman Catholic Church fully encoded into law and a bevy of scholars working to complete a new translation of the Bible under the sponsorship of the Protestant King James ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pennsylvania, US Politics, US News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Re/code

Conscience-on-the-Go: Ethicists Put Out Their Own App

Ambitious young technologists have lots of questions, of course, many of them technical, few of them moral.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Almaden Resident

Rose Garden shorts: Santana Row hosts celebrity chef

Celebrity chef Carla Hall will make a personal appearance at Sur la Table in Santana Row on April 12 at 5 p.m. Hall, who is a co-host of ABC's The Chew and was a finalist on Bravo's Top Chef and Top Chef All-Stars, will do a demonstration and then sign copies of her book Carla's Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Top Chef, Television, The Chew, Santa Clara, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Muslim panels try to shed a light on a diverse religious group

Nearly 13 years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Muslims in America -- and the 250,000 living in the Bay Area -- still face fear, reprisals and a variety of misunderstandings that make daily life continuously difficult.

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Related Topix: African-American, UC Berkeley, Activism

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

USF picks California boy Rev. Paul Fitzgerald as next president

Paul Fitzgerald was selected Tuesday by the University of San Francisco's board of trustees as the 28th president of the city's oldest university.

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Related Topix: University of San Francisco, Fairfield University, San Francisco, CA, Boston College

Cupertino Courier

Pizarro: Silicon Valley Contemporary art fair

If you've spent any time living in idea-driven Silicon Valley, you probably know it's never lacked for creativity or artists.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

Living Well: Reading boosts intellectual wellness

There has been a switch lately in what I read first thing after waking up in the mornings.

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Related Topix: Oregon State University, University of San Diego

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Almanac

Painting with fire

An exhibition of works by Atherton artist Mirang Wonne opens this week at the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University, with an opening reception on Wednesday, April 9. Ms.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, San Francisco, CA

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