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Calendar, Night&Day Free(Dom) Movies

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The Human Rights Film Festival at the University of San Francisco is the 11th annual event, and like previous years, the lineup is sure to galvanize audiences with a mixture of shorts and features that span the globe. Shorts programs…
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Calendar, Night&Day Reading Ahead

Reading Ahead

Ending their season of Lone Mountain Readings with a bang, the University of San Francisco presents two nights of writers who’ve traveled for the privilege at the Emerging Writers Festival. But “emerging” is misleading: Together the five have already claimed…
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News, The Snitch KUSF Supporters Appeal FCC Decision to Sell College Radio Station

KUSF Supporters Appeal FCC Decision to Sell College Radio Station

Last month the Federal Communications Commission approved the unpopular sale of KUSF to the Classical Public Radio Network in SoCal, making it official -- University of San Francisco would lose its indie radio station for good. But KUSF supporters aren't…
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News, The Snitch KUSF Sale Approved to SoCal Network

KUSF Sale Approved to SoCal Network

Much to the dismay of locals, the Federal Communications Commission today approved the sale of the radio station KUSF to the Classical Public Radio Network. The sale will be finalized immediately, and the FCC will allow CPRN to broadcast on…
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News, The Snitch FCC Narrows Inquiry Into KUSF 90.3 FM Sale

FCC Narrows Inquiry Into KUSF 90.3 FM Sale

The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to narrow its request for documents from the University of San Francisco as the regulator investigates the transaction that turned KUSF from community radio programming to a…
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News, The Snitch FCC Scrutinizes KUSF Sale, Demands E-Mails from USF President

FCC Scrutinizes KUSF Sale, Demands E-Mails from USF President

The Federal Communications Commission is taking a hard look at the proposed sale of KUSF, as evidenced by a letter demanding receipts, communications, and other inside documents and correspondence among participants in the deal.In a June 28, 2011 letter, the…
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News, The Snitch Isabel Castillo, Undocumented DREAM Act Advocate, To Be Honored at USF Graduation

Isabel Castillo, Undocumented DREAM Act Advocate, To Be Honored at USF Graduation

Tomorrow, another class of University of San Francisco graduates will head into the working world. And while they are understandably worried about landing a job, the university will award an honorary doctorate to a young woman who has even less…
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News, The Snitch Cesar Ascarrunz Would Have Spiced Up Mayoral Candidate Forum

Cesar Ascarrunz Would Have Spiced Up Mayoral Candidate Forum

Cesar Ascarrunz, the legendary nightclub impresario and current mayoral candidate, blasted the University of San Francisco for excluding him from a recent candidate forum."They're afraid, because they know I'm going to win the election," said Bolivian immigrant Ascarrunz, famed for…
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News, The Snitch KUSF Volunteers Are Bringing the Bands Back; Old Programs Set to Relaunch

KUSF Volunteers Are Bringing the Bands Back; Old Programs Set to Relaunch

Listeners tuning into KUSF-archives.com can be forgiven for thinking they're living in 2010 all over again. KUSF volunteers -- yes, the same ones who are challenging the recent sale of the station  -- have created a home in exile, obtaining…
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News, The Snitch KUSF Staff Files Petition to Block Sale of Radio Station

KUSF Staff Files Petition to Block Sale of Radio Station

We had almost gotten used to the idea that KUSF would not longer be the indie college radio station we had known. But the station's staff reminded us this week when they filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission,…
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News, The Snitch USF Dissolves Popular College-Prep Program for Low-Income Students

USF Dissolves Popular College-Prep Program for Low-Income Students

After pulling the plug on its popular college radio station, the University of San Francisco is now shutting out another campus fixture: the Upward Bound Program.Since 1966, the college-prep program has helped low-income and minority high school students in San…
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News, The Snitch Father of American Taliban John Walker Lindh Assails Media

Father of American Taliban John Walker Lindh Assails Media

When your son has been called a traitor by the Secretary of State, portrayed as a terrorist by leading military officials, and sentenced to 20 years in federal prison, you might be expected to hold a grudge against the media…
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News, The Snitch USF Faculty Asks University to Cancel Sale of KUSF

USF Faculty Asks University to Cancel Sale of KUSF

The University of San Francisco is already feeling the pressure from the community to back off the sale of the college radio station, KUSF. There have been protests, rallies, and even the city's politicians are supporting the student body in…
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News, The Snitch KUSF Needs You To Write the FCC

KUSF Needs You To Write the FCC

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will likely approve a symbolic resolution opposing the University of San Francisco's decision to sell KUSF, the community-based radio station that was abruptly shut down two weeks ago. Even if the vote is unanimous,…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and lows from the last week in S.F. music: R.I.P. KUSF 90.3 FM Edition

Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and lows from the last week in S.F. music: R.I.P. KUSF 90.3 FM Edition

Fizzle Free-form community radio station KUSF 90.3 FM died last Tuesday after University of San Francisco officials abruptly sold its broadcast license to an organization planning to host a nonprofit classical station on the frequency. Listeners and station volunteers were…
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News, The Snitch KUSF DJs and Board of Supervisors Rally To Stop Radio Station Sale

KUSF DJs and Board of Supervisors Rally To Stop Radio Station Sale

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 DJs and supporters wearing "Save KUSF" T-shirts joined Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi for a rally in front of City Hall this afternoon, chanting "Whose station? Our station!" and "Shame on USF!" Afterward, Mirkarimi headed…
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Dining, SFoodie Students Channel Cat Cora and Emeril in USF Culinary Throwdown

Students Channel Cat Cora and Emeril in USF Culinary Throwdown

During freshman year at Michigan's Mary Markley Hall, we thought that a cup-a-soup made with lukewarm water from the bathroom faucet, a stale fragel, and a flat Faygo red pop constituted a gourmet dorm room meal. Times have changed.…
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Dining, SFoodie Kara's Cupcakes Now Recruiting at Colleges ― For Counter Staff

Kara's Cupcakes Now Recruiting at Colleges ― For Counter Staff

Kara's Cupcakes has a new strategy for hiring its "Retail Cupcake Ambassadors," i.e. counter staff. Rather than post job listings on Craigslist, the company's now sending representatives to recruit at local colleges. Kara's has developed relationships with the University of…
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News, The Snitch What Does $90K Grant to Promote Women's Basketball Buy You? This Charming, Yet Easily Abused, Web Campaign.

What Does $90K Grant to Promote Women's Basketball Buy You? This Charming, Yet Easily Abused, Web Campaign.

We can probably thank Malcolm Gladwell for stoking the desire of anyone with something to sell hoping to "go viral"; 25 years ago these folks would likely have aimed to emulate the organizational techniques of Japanese samurai warriors. The current…
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News, Feature For He Has Sinned

For He Has Sinned

Two decades ago, an 11-year-old boy from the Bay Area was honored with an invitation most devout Catholics would envy. Mother Teresa of Calcutta, winner of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize for her work among the developing world's poor, was…
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