Archive for March, 2013

No grudge from Giants fans to A’s fans

Jason Leskiw Managing Editor It seems as if there is a war going on between A’s and Giants fans. A’s fans seem to hate Giants fans profusely. A’s fans booed Buster Posey at the Oakland Coliseum [...]

Justices see ‘conflict’ with DOMA vs. state rights

By KEVIN ROBILLARD , Politico  Justice Anthony Kennedy, the swing vote on the high court, questioned whether the Defense of Marriage Act conflicted with state’s rights. “You are at real risk of running in conflict” with states’ rights, [...]

Obama names first woman director of Secret Service

By Michael O’Brien and Kristen Welker, NBC News President Barack Obama appointed Julia Pierson as the next director of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday, making her the first woman to ever hold that role. The [...]

Report: Gay NFL player “strongly considering” coming out

When it comes to the NFL’s willingness to accept an openly gay player, some think that the absence from the NFL of an openly gay player proves the league isn’t ready. Under that standard, the NFL [...]

State’s community colleges spend millions on duplicative administrators

Erica Perez Agustin Armendariz California Watch   The state’s 72 community college districts spend tens of millions of dollars on administrative positions that could be consolidated or shared by districts a short drive away, a California [...]

Striking down DOMA could end growing cost to US Companies

After her partner gave birth to triplets in 1998, Chris Crespo began paying closer attention to the employee benefits offered by her company, major accounting firm Ernst & Young. “I wanted to make sure that there [...]

Freshman swimmer dominating competition

Alex Romero Staff writer This article represents revisions that were made to make the article as accurate as possible. Standout swimmer McKenna Stevulak has proved to be too much for the competition early on in the [...]

College budget recipes: Simple Chicken Ratatouille

Katrina Gardner Staff Writer   Between going to school and working, not many students have time to sit down and enjoy a healthy, home-cooked meal. Its no wonder so many fast food wrappers litter the cars [...]

Gay British teen dies after being set on fire at birthday party

A young British man has been convicted of manslaughter after killing a gay teen by setting him on fire. The BBC reports that 20-year-old Jordan Sheard has been sentenced to three and a half years in [...]

SSA building ushers in new era for LPC

Bekka Wiedenmeyer News Editor Students will be pleased to know that the new student services and administration building has begun its official move-in phase—and will be available for use by the end of the spring semester. [...]