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Antifa Is Coming to a College Campus Near You

Two college professors from Stanford and Purdue universities have created, and are seeking financing for, the “Campus Antifascist Network” (CAN) to help bring Antifa to campus.

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2020: Paper Suggests Julian Castro Eyeing WH, No Longer Interested in TX

Julian Castro—the former San Antonio mayor who was President Barack Obama’s Housing and Urban Development secretary—may no longer be interested in running for office in Texas because he is eyeing a White House run in 2020, according to the Abilene Reporter-News.

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$3 Billion Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Ready to Rumble

Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, named the first 47 university researchers who will join their $3 billion Biohub research institute in a quest to cure all diseases.

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‘Sanctuary Campus’: Stanford Students Demand Illegal Alien Refugee Camp

Students at Stanford University, an elite private institution in Silicon Valley that costs $47,940 per year to attend, marched Tuesday to demand that the lush Palo Alto campus be turned into a “sanctuary campus” to shelter illegal aliens facing deportation under President Donald Trump.

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SF Official: Rename ‘George Washington’ High School over Slavery

The head of San Francisco’s school board, who is running for reelection this November, wants to remove the names of slaveholders — including America’s first president, George Washington — from local public schools due to their “problematic” histories.

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Stanford Beats Cal, USC Beats UCLA at 2016 Summer Olympics

The ongoing rivalry between the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Southern California (USC) has yielded another victory to USC, with the Trojans earning more Olympic medals from the Rio Summer Games than their Bruin counterparts. But Stanford stands alone on top, with 27 medals, according to one count.

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Pluses and Minuses to Consider with Another NFL Team in Texas

Not since 1985 has San Antonio enjoyed a professional football team within its immediate media market. If the Oakland Raiders have their way, the Alamo City could be competing with Las Vegas for Texas’ third franchise, at the expense of local taxpayers according to a Breitbart Texas interview with Stanford University economics professor Roger Noll.

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Rape Protest to Hit Stanford Graduation

Activists are targeting Stanford University’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, staging a protest against “rape culture” at the school, in connection with the recent conviction of former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, who received a light sentence.

A 20-year-old Stanford University student from Ohio had faced up to 14 years in prison for a January 2015 sexual assault but is now expected to serve only three months of his six-month sentence in a county jail

Swedish Students on Bicycles Reported Stanford Rape

Two Swedish doctoral students at Stanford University who stopped fellow student Brock Turner, 20, in the process of raping an incapacitated female student, 22, outside of a frat party last year are being hailed as heroes.

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Silicon Valley: Tech CEOs Moving Closer to Democrat Establishment

The rise of Donald Trump and his “America First” platform is pushing tech CEOs even closer to the Democrat establishment, after two decades of Silicon Valley moguls being able to outsource millions of manufacturing jobs and still get huge government contracts.

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Missing Junipero Serra Statue Head Recovered

The decapitated head of a statue of 18th century Roman Catholic missionary St. Junipero Serra, which went missing this past October, was discovered by a young girl during low tide Saturday afternoon, just off the coast of Monterey.

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Update: UC Regents Pass Anti-Zionism Resolution

In the face of a stunning rise in antisemitism on college campuses throughout California, often in the guise of criticism of Israel, the University of California Regents will vote Wednesday over whether anti-Zionism should be condemned as a form of discrimination.

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California Students Fear Rise of New Antisemitism

Antisemitism become a growing concern for Jewish college students across the country, particularly for those who are enrolled in the University of California school system.

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ESPN’s Wilbon: Stanford RB McCaffrey Being White Hurts Heisman Chances

On the Tuesday broadcast of “Pardon the Interruption” on ESPN, co-host Michael Wilbon reacted to the three Heisman Trophy finalists being named, calling Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey “the best player in college football by far.” Even though Wilbon said McCaffrey was

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Bay Area Med Students Choose Starting Businesses over Residency

KQED’s data showed Bay Area-based medical students’ rates of proceeding to residency programs after graduation from Stanford and UCSF were some of the lowest in the country. Stanford ranked 117th among 123 U.S. medical schools; only 65% of its students opted to continue their work in residency programs, according to Doximity. UCSF ranked 98th with 79% of the students choosing residency. The figures do not take into account students who may have postponed residency.

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Stanford President Hennessy Resigns, as Biz School Rated #1

Stanford University President John Hennessy just announced that he will resign next year after a 15 year run, shortly after the Stanford Business School was rated number one on the planet. By conversations on the web, Stanford is by far the most mentioned university, because most of the captains of Internet industry are its graduates.