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CalPERS New Reporting Understates Pension Costs

Despite the rising panic over the solvency of California public pension plans, CalPERS’ annual report no longer prominently discloses what additional percentage of employee pay that each of its state, school and local clients pay each month for employee pensions.

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College Football Weekend’s Winners and Losers

Week eight witnessed a major upset engineered by Penn State, a shockingly dominant performance by Auburn, and Alabama pull away from a top-ten team to show why they remain number one for the foreseeable future.

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Stanford Students to Crusade Against Catholic Saint’s Name

Students at Stanford University, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, are attempting to scrub names and symbols that honor people who are historically connected to slavery and colonialism from the college campus. The move echoes a series of colleges across the nation whose students have attempted to do the same.

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Michael Douglas to Advocate for Israel on U.S. Campus Tour

Arutz Sheva reports: Acclaimed actor Michael Douglas and Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky will appear on three college campuses in the U.S. to speak to students about Israel and anti-Semitism, the Genesis Prize Foundation announced Wednesday.  The program, called “Jewish

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Occidental Student Protesters End Occupation

Student protesters at Occidental College have ended their six-day occupation of the school’s Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center building. And they have vowed to continue their fight against alleged racial bias at the privately-funded liberal arts institution.