March 2011

Today marks the last day of Women’s History Month and the birthday of civil rights activist César Chávez, co-founder of the

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Fulfilling King’s Dream
Claudette Colvin

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Leaving No Room For Excuses
Have you ever stared a goal down and said to yourself “I can’t” or “I won’t”? How many times have you labeled a task as too daunting, too difficult, or just too much? Honestly, we all have done it at one time or another.

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By Alicia Rangel and Owen Li We all know how expensive it is to live in the Bay Area. The price of basic necessities like housing and food are some of the highest in the nation.

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A Futures Elementary Student "When they say anything say 'why is it?' Class is in session 'til the teacher gets a pink slip Forty to a class, no wonder we delinquent

Tara at Oakland HeART Beat. Photo: Sahar Shirazi

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The venerable University of California system was founded on March 23, 1868.  As one of the top public university systems in the world, it boasts 10 campuses throughout the state and serves over 200,000 students annually.  Faculty members come from all over the world as Nobel Laureates, Macarthu