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3 hrs ago | M-A Bear News

New English Teacher Brings Worldly Experience to M-A

New AP English composition and English III teacher, Shannon Kirkpatrick, enthusiastically begins her new job on campus this school year.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Atherton, CA, Saint John's College, Redwood City, CA

7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Fallout from campus sexual assault hysteria: College men now suspicious of women

Thanks to an increased focus on sexual assaults on college campuses - mostly due to an overblown statistic claiming 20 percent of college women have been sexually assaulted - young college men are starting to rethink how they talk to women.


Related Topix: East Carolina University, New York University

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Woman wins math's highest honor

For the first time in history, a woman has received the highest honor in mathematics, often nicknamed the Nobel Prize of mathematics.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, South Korea, World News, Harvard University, US News

Bringing the Universe to Life

Kelen Tuttle is a writer and editor for the Kavli Foundation. This piece was adapted from one on the Kavli website.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Inside Bay Area

Bonny Zanardi: Lordier finds beauty in the California landscape

New pastel paintings by Millbrae artist Kim Lordier are presented in "Chasing Beauty," an exhibit on view through Oct. 19 at James J. Rieser Fine Art in Carmel.


Related Topix: California, San Mateo County, CA, Millbrae, CA, Painting, Arts, Cuba, World News, Stanford, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

China Daily

Exchange program start was an accident

Thomas Fingar, the inaugural Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at the Stanford University, oversees the launching of the first academic exchanges program with China at the univeristy level in 1978.


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Cornell University, Columbia University


Climate impacts: Fire fuels change

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The Daily Beast

How To Tell If a Study Is B.S.By Russell Saunders

New studies are published every day claiming breakthroughs. But most of them are full of bad science.


Science Daily

X-ray laser probes tiny quantum tornadoes in superfluid droplets

An experiment at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory revealed a well-organized 3-D grid of quantum 'tornadoes' inside microscopic droplets of supercooled liquid helium -- the first time this formation has been seen at such a tiny scale.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Physics, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Quote of the Day: Getting raped after drinking is like having your...

Some men feel that too much responsibility for preventing sexual assault has been put on their shoulders, said Chris Herries, a senior at Stanford University.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News


library unveils punk poster art collection

Posters in Stanford's collection of punk rock art, housed in Green Library, reflect the Bay Area's musical and cultural history of the 1970s and '80s.


Related Topix: Libraries, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Punk, Black Flag


Satan, You've Changed

At the beginning of this year, the Satanic Temple of New York revealed its designs for a monument of the devil.


The Stranger

Stanford Student Compares Rape to Bicycle Theft

This Bloomberg story by John Lauerman and Jennifer Surane about sexual assault and hook-up culture on college campuses contains the worst two paragraphs I've read all day: Some men feel that too much responsibility for preventing sexual assault has been put on their shoulders , said Chris Herries, a senior at Stanford University.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Startups, Stanford University

The Washington Post

Hook-Up Culture at Harvard, Stanford Wanes Amid Assault Alarm

As former social chair of the Sigma Chi fraternity at Harvard University, Malik Gill wants to appear especially welcoming to girls who come to the house for parties.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Harvard University, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Business News


Dudes Discover New Explanation for All College Sex Mishaps

Although the college experience at large state universities is a nonstop sex party, the "elite" college experience is more... refined.


Related Topix: New York University

The Economist

Kidneys and housing bubbles

WE ARE covering the 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences, held in a small, pretty Bavarian town.


Related Topix: Angela Merkel

The Times of India

10 best business schools in the world

We recently polled 10,000 readers on the world's best business schools, and for the second year in a row, they came back with a clear favorite: Harvard University.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Berkeley, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Famous Comedian Steve Martin Shares Three Insights On Success

I am an entrepreneur, writer and inspirational speaker, and the Founder & CEO of Akoya Power, a company that supports people in creating fulfilling lives aligned with their passions and values.


Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

Regular exercise may help older women avoid a condition that causes a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, a new study shows.


Post and Courier

Support of Common Core wanes nationwide, SC lawmaker not surprised

A lawmaker from one of the first states to back out of Common Core has a message for those who are considering stepping away from the standards: It can be done.