in the News
lot of people tell me 'don't go,' but I don't listen to them."
Communication Professor Gary Selnow, founder of WiRED International,
a nonprofit that has brought medical information via the Internet to
doctors in Iraq, San Francisco Chronicle, March 5
"[Robinson] did something he need
not have done. He used his celebrity status in the cause for civil rights.
He might have stood aloof."
Political Science Professor Robert C. Smith, commenting on the legacy
of Jackie Robinson, Daytona Beach News, March 14
"There's a whole segment of
the population who all of a sudden have the megaphone they've been seeking.
It's technology-enhanced gossip."
Professor Miriam Smith, a lawyer who teaches media law and ethics, on
the Internet as a breeding ground for potentially libelous statements,
Ottawa Citizen, March 17
"It's exhausting, but it makes our lives much more interesting
Cellist Sandy Wilson of the Alexander String Quartet, SFSU's quartet
in residence, on this year's performance schedule that includes presenting
Beethoven, Mozart and Shostakovich cycles on both coasts, The (Newark)
Star Ledger, March 31
"There are going to be a lot of vacations over spring break where
people will not be coming back with suntans."
Jan Null, adjunct professor of meteorology, on the all-time record
rainfall for March in San Francisco (24 days), a weather pattern that
continued in April, San Francisco Chronicle, April 4
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