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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 89–93.
Published: 01 September 2016
... embraces stories as a part of life as part of a community-building effort. It is achieved when all members of a community have equal access to books and stories, stemming from numerous studies that demonstrate that a person’s access to literature is a strong indicator for a host of quality-of-life measures...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Additionally, Gioia’s poem, “A California Requiem,” accompanies the interview. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 California counties poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera poetry STEM the arts California poetry dana gioia A Boom Interview with California s Poet Laureate...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 54–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Silicon Valley education hubs EdHubs university funding foreign students STEM john aubrey douglass, richard edelstein, and cecile hoareau Bring the World to California A global hub for higher education T he world is thirsty for higher education. International talent continues to seekaccess to...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... sufficiently integrated into the knowledge networks or institutional formations that focus singularly on teaching the correct use of tools consid- ered to be indispensable for the race What about tools that stem from beyond or outside the university? What about ways of knowing, thinking, seeing, and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... urbanities. Davis s City of Quartz presaged a bleak future that stemmed from surrounding trauma at the time from Rodney King and the 1992 LA Uprising to the 1994 Northridge earth- quake; from Blade Runner to ballooning homelessness and Reaganomics. The LA School was dominated by planners and geographers with...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2015
... sociology at UC San Diego, Evans used computer-aided text analysis to comb through thousands of articles from major national and regional newspapers on religious and scientific debates regarding environmental policy, homosexuality, stem cell research, and evolution. Then he interviewed dozens of Americans...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 98–108.
Published: 01 September 2015
... par- adigm. The Human Genome Project was a $3 billion Big Science exercise, nurturing not only a new field of study but new industries. California s $6 billion stem cell research program is the largest such project sponsored by any state. Research into climate change is a quintessential Big Science...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
... always gather. The remains of yellow mustard turned skeletal gold stems, and new wild oats turn- ing pale and shimmering in the breeze, were beside us. Yes, I had realized that the couple were heading home, as I was, and that their home was here in the brush. There are hun- dreds of people living along...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 60–69.
Published: 01 September 2014
... over fifty million.24 Although the Sierra Club in which Muir served as founding president has had a history of strong views among some members favoring curtailing immigra- tion and stemming population growth, I don t think this would have been Muir s way. In 1901 he wrote, The United States...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 3–6.
Published: 01 June 2014
... gentrification is important. While the survey isn t perfect it would be useful to see all residents polled, not just likely voters, and to include Spanish speakers, not just English and Cantonese it is a reminder that many of San Francisco s immediate problems stem from too much good. The local economy is doing...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 62–69.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of her procrastination stemmed from ambivalence about the country that had simultaneously educated and discriminated against her. It s not my dream in life to become a US citizen she confessed. I understand the importance of it. But if it s not doable, I ll find a way to achieve my goals without...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 82–86.
Published: 01 July 2013
... 2006 s Crash (I would add 1997 s Volcano and 2009 s 2012), the results of the famous LA-theme of apocalyptic showdown, also stem, so Lo´pez-Calvo argues, from racial anxiety Latino authors alternatively explore the double consciousness of an inferiority complex, famously captured in Oscar Zeta...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 July 2013
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 34–40.
Published: 01 May 2013
... experimental tomatoes. The date might have been 1956. Hanna, after six months of hybrid seed development and months of waiting for the plants to mature, has just watched the latest prototype fail with each of the varieties. Some tomatoes refused to separate from the stem. Others smashed on contact. Others made...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... BOOM | S PR I NG 2013 45 consequences? Those are all about the relationship between the citizenry and the government, as is the Forest Reserve funding resulting from the Secure Rural Schools and Com- munity Self Determination Act. Stemming from a 1908 compromise between the Federal government and local...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 18–26.
Published: 01 December 2012
... think that there will be pros and cons to this in the future. We just don t yet know the severity of it. Art tends to stem perhaps from all of the implications in any given era and the Internet is a decidedly strong implication. Cartier-Bresson s decisive moment plays a part in what I did. It doesn t...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 44–59.
Published: 01 December 2012
... durable, in fact, that Garcia and the Dead never deviated significantly from it. b Notes 1 This article stems from papers presented to the Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus at the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference in San Antonio (2011) and Albuquerque (2012). The 2011...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 5–12.
Published: 01 October 2012
.../09/12 6:10 PM 10 bOOmCa l I f O R N I a . C Om our First Amendment rights. But now I realize that this is common. This is part of a chain of events of UC brutality that stems from privatization and all that other jazz. Warren: All that other jazz? Lee: Privatization and militarization are inherently...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the causes of spiraling tuition, many point to university administrators and especially the UC Regents. To be sure, they are not without blame. But the primary cause of tuition increases is the decline in state funding. Indeed, the culpability of administrators and regents for the troubled UC stems in...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 37–54.
Published: 01 June 2012
... with the beginnings of the fiscal upheavals stemming from the Great Recession. Prop 13, as it is commonly called, was a bundle of binding laws packaged as an amendment to the state constitution, passed by 65 percent of the voters on 6 June 1978. The full extent of the bundle was not understood by most...