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News, Sucka Free City Design Within Retch: The University of California Thinks We're Too Dumb to Appreciate its Logo

Design Within Retch: The University of California Thinks We're Too Dumb to Appreciate its Logo

The benchmark for disastrously unpopular product launches may be the Ford Edsel or it may be New Coke. Last year, however, the University of California system vaulted its own entry into this hall of shame, unveiling a logo akin to…
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News, Sucka Free City U.C. FUBAR: The Logo Is Dead. Long Live the Logo

U.C. FUBAR: The Logo Is Dead. Long Live the Logo

Last week the public reacted rather strongly after the University of California released a cheaper, crappier logo for our cheaper, crappier times. Nostalgic alumni would, understandably, be averse to change — but the outcry against the new logo was swift…
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Local Food Magazines: Give the Gift of Subscriptions

Not only is print still alive, three of the most compelling food magazines in the country are published right here in the Bay Area. A subscription to Meatpaper ($28 for four issues), Lucky Peach ($28 for six issues), or Gastronomica…
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Calendar, Night&Day Jerome Rothenberg and Jefferey Robinson

Jerome Rothenberg and Jefferey Robinson

Romanticism is uprooted from its European orbit and given a new international perspective in Poems for the Millennium, Volume Three: The University of California Book of Romantic & Postromantic Poetry. It also redefines romanticism as a experimental and visionary form,…
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No Administrator Left Behind

Over the past six months, the University of California system has been rocked by a salary and compensation scandal that has provoked audits, the outrage of lawmakers, and calls for UC President Robert Dynes to resign. Recently, state auditors found…
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Remember Los Alamos!

It's been a rough couple of years at Los Alamos National Laboratory, the remote New Mexico facility established during World War II to help build the first atomic bomb. Last year, most classified work at the lab was shut down…
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Dining, Eat

Goop and Its Pleasures

It took some doing, but a few hours before my dinner reservation at Blackberry Ginger I finally figured out where the hell the place was. The shadowy figure who recommended the restaurant was mysteriously incommunicado; Berkeleyites of my acquaintance had…
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Three Hours on a Saturday Morning

When Henry Chauncey entered Harvard in 1924, the Ivy League was dominated by a WASP aristocracy. Many of the students were wealthy young men who walked away from college after four years of heavy drinking with a prestigious degree and…
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Giving Away the Hospital

The Transition Times is a weekly newsletter designed to keep employees at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco abreast of developments in an ongoing merger of the two schools' medical centers. The June 24 issue of the…
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UCSF's Mad Money

The tab is rising as Stanford University and the University of California at San Francisco proceed with the megamerger of their medical centers. But some curious accounting lapses by University of California officials make it difficult -- if not impossible…
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Temperature Rising

The political temperature around the University of California's plan to merge its UCSF Medical Centers with those of Stanford University (see "Pinstriped Medicine," Jan. 29) is clearly rising. Senate Judiciary Chairman John Burton's hearing on the deal last Friday was…
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Don't Tread on Meat

They say that every dog has its day. In this reputedly liberal college town, maybe that old chestnut should be amended to include hot dogs. At Top Dog in Berkeley, just south of the woodsy University of California campus, meat…
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