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  • Obama judicial appointee: Alito critic

     
    by Christi Parsons President Barack Obama will name Berkeley Law Professor Goodwin Liu to serve on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, making him the only active Asian-American judge on that court -- or possibly any federal appellate court --...
  • Cheers to Britain's oldest university towns

    Ever since the first homework was assigned at the University of Oxford in 1167, the stellar graduates of British universities have influenced Western civilization. But that doesn't mean that Britain's three oldest college towns are stodgy. Although you...

    Kevin Starr: Making history

    I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr's books long before I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr. "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963," the eighth volume in his serial love letter to California, is arriving in bookstores this...

    ACC athletes challenge themselves, serve others in Vietnam

    ACC athletes challenge themselves, serve others in Vietnam
    Colleen Thom and Chelsea Shine have been through the wringer. Three weeks of abject poverty, withering heat and tasteless food. Three weeks of lurking lizards, scary spiders and swarming mosquitoes. They couldn't be more grateful. Grateful for the...

    Liar liar, officepants on fire

    Liar liar, officepants on fire
    That's a good point! (No it isn't.) I'd be happy to join the team! (I'd rather be eaten by wart hogs.) Your cake is delicious! (Thanks for the food poisoning, Julia Child.) These are but a few examples of the lies we tell at work. Most aren't...