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  • File - In this Dec. 14, 2011 file photo, University of California Berkeley students walk through Sather Gate on the campus in Berkeley, Calif. More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state's premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in public schools. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

    More Latino than white students admitted to UC

    More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state's premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in public schools.


  • AP MEMBER EXCHANGE: UNR frat celebrates centennial

    It was 100 years ago this month that the first nationally affiliated fraternity appeared on the University of Nevada campus, and proud alumni of the Delta Xi Chapter of Sigma Nu will be making their way to Reno from around the country to commemorate the milestone.


  • ** FILE ** Phillip Garrido, 58, next to his court-appointed attorney, Susan Gellman, pleaded not guilty on Friday to 29 counts including forcible abduction, rape and false imprisonment involving the 1991 abduction of Jaycee Lee Dugard. (Associated Press)

    Hero cop who saved Jaycee Dugard fighting for right to carry concealed gun

    The same police officer who heroically helped save kidnapping victim Jaycee Lee Dugard from her 18-year captivity is now fighting in court for the right to carry a concealed weapon, accusing her former University of California-Berkeley employer of disregarding state law and denying the permit.


  • Correction: Patchy College Pipeline story

    In a story April 5 about how few high school students are eligible for California's public universities, The Associated Press erroneously reported the methodology that UCLA professor John Rogers used to estimate the percentage that fail to meet entrance requirements. Rogers factored in students who dropped out or did not graduate in four years, rather than removing them from the equation.


  • PHILLIPS: Liberals: Just more equal than everyone else

    While 16-year-old Thrin Short was participating in an exercise of her First Amendment rights, Mireille Miller-Young and some of her students approached Ms. Short and challenged her. There would not have been a problem if the challenge had been limited to a discourse on the pros and cons of abortion. But that is never good enough for a liberal. Liberals cannot allow another opinion to be expressed.


  • Calif. hospital strike averted by contract deal

    A planned strike by thousands of University of California hospital workers was averted after contract talks yielded a deal, officials said Sunday.


  • UC survey reveals attitudes on campus diversity

    Nearly one-quarter of University of California students, staff and faculty members say they have felt excluded, intimidated or on the receiving end of hostile or offensive behavior while at school or work, according to results from a survey released Wednesday. The survey represents the public college system's most comprehensive attempt to date to gauge the climate at its 10 campuses and major off-campus offices.


  • Democrats scrap affirmative action amendment

    Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal California's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state's higher education system.


  • UC Davis establishes center for coffee study

    University of California students who drink coffee to get through the day will soon be able to study the science behind the beverage.


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