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Olivia Woods Encinal High School senior Julian Mendoza works at his desk. He will be heading for MIT in the fall, the first member of his family to attend college.

From the Nailhouse to MIT

Apr 03,2014

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a top- ranked university that students dream of attending. Out of the 18,357 students who applied for admission to the 2014 freshman class, the Institute admitted 1,419 students, pegging the admission rate at 7.7 percent.

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Student Speeches to be Awarded

Mar 20,2014

Alameda students in grades nine through 12 who have written speeches with the theme: “Celebrating the Legacy of Nelson Mandela” will receive cash awards for their efforts Saturday, March 22, noon to 2 p.m. at the Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St.

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LWV Presents AUSD Forum

Mar 20,2014

The League of Women Voters of Alameda are sponsoring an evening with Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board President Margie Sherratt and Superintendent Kirsten Vital.

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Photo by Dennis Evanosky A century plant has breathed its last in front of the Todd Street entrance to the Bachelor Officers Quarters on Alameda Point. The school district hopes to breathe new life into this building.

The Deal: The Land Swaps in a Nutshell

Mar 20,2014

The “land-swap” package deal came before the Alameda City Council on Tuesday after the Alameda Sun went to press. The Sun offers this synopsis of the package that, as of this writing, pundits were predicting that the council would have already passed.

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