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December 10, 2009

By Megan Madden The Urban Legend has undergone many transformations since its birth. Last year, it welcomed Beatrice Motamedi as its new adviser. Now, in the span of one year, it is a paper with several accomplishments under its belt - a nomination for the National Pacemaker award, comparative to...

Twitter founder says tweets are new tool for news

Twitter founder says tweets are new tool for news

Madeleine May

October 28, 2009

Evan Williams, chief executive officer and co-founder of Twitter, promoted its growing usefulness in a keynote address Oct. 2 at the Online News Association conference held at the Hilton San Francisco. Besides speaking about Twitter’s success since its creation in March 2006, Williams also took the...

Shirin Ebadi: U.S. and Iran must work for peace

Iranian human rights lawyer told a San Francisco audience on May 18 that her country is often misunderstood by Americans

Daniel Moattar

July 13, 2009

Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to a packed auditorium at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center on May 18, touching on Iran’s feminist movement, the country’s upcoming June elections, and the need for peace between Iran and the United States. The question-and-answer discussion...

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