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A New Gossip App Called 'Streetchat' Has Teens Throwing Up Their Hands: 'What The Heck Is Wrong With Us?'

The app lets students at high schools and colleges anonymously post photos and captions about anyone they want — from anywhere they want.<p>The app's terms and conditions say the users can't post illegal content, but it also says the app doesn't monitor content.<p>This is similar to YikYak, an anonymous …

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UC Berkeley student accused of rape at fraternity

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Eugene Quillin received a factual finding of innocence from an Alameda court judge, clearing his name.<p>A UC Berkeley student was arrested in connection with one of three sexual assaults reported last weekend near the campus, at least two of which occurred in fraternities, police said …

Northern California

NBA Playoffs 2014: Breaking Down Every Opening-Round Series

From here on out, every single second of NBA basketball matters.<p>There'll be no more tanking. We're finished with strategic rest for stars like Dwyane Wade and the San Antonio Spurs' aging core. Gone are the days of sedative basketball, and you can say goodbye to mid-February meaninglessness and …

The Innovation Act: Good Start, but We Can Do More

It's easy to hate on trolls, but many respected companies are also taking advantage of U.S. patent law.<p>Most tech entrepreneurs would jump for joy if the U.S. abolished software patents, but since this isn’t happening anytime soon, I have two less radical requests.<p>First, Senators, do not water down …

This Guy Takes Photos of Buildings and then Uses the Sky as His Canvas

In an ongoing series entitled <i>Sky Art</i>, artist Thomas Lamadieu aka <i>Roots Art</i>, takes photos of buildings and cityscapes wherever he travels. Many of his …

The Shame of College Sports

A litany of scandals in recent years have made the corruption of college sports constant front-page news. We profess outrage each time we learn that yet another student-athlete has been taking money under the table. But the real scandal is the very structure of college sports, wherein …