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The Daily brief: Sept. 8, 2010


Officials held a public meeting about the habitat conservation plan in May. (File/The Stanford Daily)

Searsville Dam | A week after the public comment period closed for the Stanford habitat conservation plan, advocates for removing Searsville Dam blasted the plan, which does not call for the dam’s removal.

That’s a wrap | Students reflect on a controversial summer course that let them study their own genotypes.

Research | From the School of Medicine: promising news about lymphona treatment.

Trick shot | Men’s tennis coach John Whitlinger discusses the Federer “tweener” at the U.S. Open last Monday.

Overheard | “Instead of being in a small stream, it’s going to be in a big ocean.” — M. Ryan Calo of the Center for Internet and Society on the new difficulty of investigating online sex advertising after Craigslist removed its “adult services” section.

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Elizabeth Titus was editor in chief of Volume 238 of The Stanford Daily, serving from July 2010 to January 2011. Contact her at