Conference questions

Can the Trojans regain their former conference glory? The Trojans are in a slump. USC was nearly invincible at the start of the season. After suffering the token loss to Stanford, the team launched a blistering five-game winning streak to open up Pac-12 play. The Trojans (12-10, 6-5) settled into
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Cal ranked ninth in number of Peace Corps volunteers

In a rural Peruvian village in the northern Andes Mountains, UC Berkeley graduate and Peace Corps volunteer Devina Kuo worked hand in hand with local nurses and health workers to provide basic health care to mothers, teens and children. Kuo — who spent three years in Peru after completing her
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Conference Questions

Is UCLA head coach Ben Howland on the hot seat? If not for a once-in-a-generation Florida team, Ben Howland could have led the Bruins to consecutive championships in 2006 and 2007. He took squads without big-time recruits, and taught them defense. The result: two Final Fours. But UCLA’s third consecutive
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UC Board of Regents’ meeting disrupted by protests

SAN FRANCISCO — The UC Board of Regents’ meeting — held via teleconference at four campuses — came to a halt Monday morning when demonstrators overwhelmed board members by holding their own meetings in solidarity with the Occupy movement. Just as board members were beginning the open session of their
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 12

No. 1: Oregon (9-2, 7-1) Voters must not watch Pac-12 games. That’s the only explanation for the Ducks falling behind Stanford in the latest AP and BCS rankings. Oregon has two losses to the Cardinal’s one, but the first came against LSU, the best team in the country, and the
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UC Faculty Associations condemn police violence

The Council of UC Faculty Associations has condemned the police action taken against protesters at UC Berkeley, UCLA and UC Davis, as well as one California State University campus. The council called UCPD’s use of pepper spray at UC Davis and batons at UC Berkeley against student protesters “unprovoked, disproportional
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 11

No. 1: Oregon (9-1, 7-0) Chip Kelly is the best coach in college football and a loss to open the season will likely derail a team that should compete for the national championship. Donning black helmets and black socks in the fashion of Darth Vader, the Ducks showed off their
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