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Jonathan Young holding a large catfish. Photo by Jason Lisenby.

“Who knows what’s lurking down there.”

— Graduate student Jonathan Young, an ecological intern at the Presidio Trust, on the non-native species he is relocating from San Francisco’s Mountain Lake to a Sebastopol rescue center, Bay Nature, March 20, 2014





“It can be rare to find that what we do in our personal time is related to our behaviors in the workplace, and not just how we feel.”

—Assistant Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman on his research that suggests employees’ creative activity outside of work can boost their performance on the job, Time, April 16, 2014


Willie L. Brown Jr. with western span of Bay Bridge behind him. Photo by Mike Koozmin / The San Francisco Examiner.“So it’s not a whole bridge?”

—Bill Cosby’s teasing voicemail left to his friend, Willie L. Brown Jr. (B.A., ’55), during a celebration of the naming of the western span of the Bay Bridge in Brown’s honor, San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 21, 2014





Image of George Miller. AP image by J. Scott Applewhite.“When I look out my office window in Washington at the magnificent view of the Capitol dome, I always think, ‘What is a kid from Martinez doing here?”

— Rep. George Miller (B.A., ’68), D-Martinez, who will retire in November after 40 years in Congress, San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 13, 2014


“I will not resist, but I will stay as long
as I can.”
Photo of Mu Sochua. AP image by Heng Smith.

—Nobel Peace Prize nominee Mu Sochua (B.A., ’79) vowing to continue her daily human rights talks in Cambodia’s Freedom Park after security forces removed her from the site two days in a row, The Phnom Penh Post, April 3, 2014






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