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“Immortality is nontransferable.” John Updike wrote these words in 1960 to commemorate Ted Williams’ last game, and true to form, nearly 60 years later Boston still mourns its irreplaceable loss. Itself immortal, Updike’s “Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu” is probably the single greatest piece of sports literature ever written, and similarly to the Fenway faithful, we at the sports desk are forever looking up at it.
According to columnist Gillie Collins, renowned documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman has done it again — and, this time, his focus is closer to home. Wiseman’s 38th documentary, “At Berkeley,” exposes the entrails of Stanford’s nearby rival, University of California at Berkeley.
“The Dream Is Now” campaign, led by philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs MBA ’91, solicits student pressure on Congress to pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.
Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) board members discussed a proposal to align district graduation requirement with state college entry requirements at its Tuesday night meeting. The Board expressed universal support for the plan, on which it will vote in two weeks.