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    Former SF State professor charged with taking illicit photos of students

    A former associate professor at San Francisco State University's College of Business was arrested late Wednesday night and charged with taking photos of students from San Francisco universities, according to the San Francisco District Attorney's Office and college officials.  
    SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD/STAFF photosCelina Marie Gomez, top photo, flashes her diploma cover after walking across the stage during the 2014 graduation ceremony at Pittsburg High School on June 11. 

    Stanford students #StandWithLeah protest: Social media reaction
    A campus gathering Thursday showcases ongoing debate and statements of conscience around issues around sexual assault, personal safety and dignity in higher education 

    Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta addresses Saint Mary's College commencement
    During a stirring commencement address Saturday, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta exhorted Saint Mary's College graduates to summon the will to fight to protect American democracy.  

    San Jose State hate crime case: Black student files $5 million claim
    The claim alleges that a dormitory resident adviser ignored an obvious early sign that "a potentially explosive and dangerous situation was developing in Room 704." 

    Oakland schools set goals for increasing number of graduates
    Oakland public-school leaders hope to see the graduation rate rise to 64 percent by the end of this school year and the percentage of students who drop out fall to 21 percent as part of a yearly goal setting program for the district called the Balanced Scorecard. 

    Acalanes High School (Lafayette) 2013 Seniors Honors
    ACALANES HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AWARDS 2013NATIONAL MERIT FINALISTS: Elliott GrossmanSarah PardoBrett UsingerNATIONAL MERIT HISPANIC RECOGNITION PROGRAM: Marol EscajedaKatherine McGlothenSarah PardoJulie VaccaroCALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP FEDERATION: CSF Lifetime Members 2013Brooklyn AielloCraig 

    Campolindo High School 2013 Senior Honors
    Association of American University Women Award -- Mina ArastehArt AwardsCertificatesArt -- Ruth Hoover Photo -- Molly HeistandVideo -- Kyle MerrymanPlaque -- Megan ChenCALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP FEDERATIONJustin Archangel MeganArthKevin FongAnnieGuoLaura HickeyLauraHurdAllison KilleenHae LinKimJiWon 

    LAS LOMAS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2013Honors and AwardsNICHOLAS ABRAMSON -- California Scholarship Federation (CSF); U.S. Naval Academy AppointmentMATTHEW AGUSTIN -- Most Outstanding Jazz Musician AwardSOPHIA AKBAR -- Yearbook AwardEMILY ALBAUGH -- CSF; Las Lomas Award of Excellence in Social 

    Video: California School for the Deaf graduates celebrate in Fremont
    Forty seniors celebrated their graduation at the California School for the Deaf in Fremont on Friday. 

    Saint Mary's grads have each others' backs
    New Saint Mary's College graduates Hannah Friedman, Mollie Clark, Stephanie Triggas and Amanda Trapp, from left, use each others' backs to fill out cards to have their picture taken after getting their diplomas during the 150th Saint Mary's undergraduate commencement on the Moraga campus 

    Daniel Borenstein: Time to slow West Contra Costa's deceptive school construction program
    While misleading voters about the full cost, district has issued more bonds and gone deeper in debt than any district of its size. Consequently property owners pay large extra taxes that are forecast to increase more than 35 percent in the next four years if officials keep pushing ahead. 

    (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, file)
    NFL asking artists to pay to play Super Bowl?

    Report says Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay may have been asked to contribute to play halftime show.