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Pacific in the Press | Feb. 23, 2016

Feb 22, 2016

Quote of the week
Here are examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the news media in recent days:


The Sacramento Bee
Scalia's impact felt far beyond his written opinions
Feb. 18, 2016
Leslie Jacobs, professor of law, recalled the year when she and the late Justice Antonin Scalia both worked at the Supreme Court: "Justice Antonin Scalia and I arrived at the U.S. Supreme Court in 1986. I was one year out of law school and serving as a clerk to Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., in his last year on the bench." Among other memories, Jacobs wrote that Scalia "sang holiday carols festively and in tune at the annual Christmas party."
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Justice Scalia's legacy
Feb. 13, 2016
Brian Landsberg, professor of law, is quoted extensively on Justice Scalia's legacy and the prospects for appointing a successor.
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UOP report: Stockton, Modesto, Tracy cheapest places to live in CA
Feb. 16, 2016
Thomas Pogue, associate director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, said that to move from Stockton to San Francisco, people would need to earn 53 percent more money in order to maintain their lifestyle. 
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Capital Public Radio
Cheapest places to live in California
Feb. 16, 2016
"California's expensive," said Thomas Pogue, associate director of the Center for Business and Policy Research. But Stockton, Modesto and Tracy are the most affordable cities in the state.
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Sacramento Business Journal
UOP launches new graduate programs in Sacramento
Feb. 22, 2016
Expanding its offerings in Sacramento, Pacific plans to add two master's degree programs and an undergraduate degree next year. Both will be offered at the Sacramento Campus. "We're targeting working professionals," said Provost Maria Pallavicini. The courses will cater to "those individuals looking for flexibility, for an industry focus and for different mechanisms for course delivery so they don't have to be in the classroom."
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In your neighborhood Stockton
This story showcases campus beauty and highlights a Black History Month performance, Gospel Fest 2016, featuring Grammy winner and musical icon Kirk Franklin. Randall Ogans, EA developer III and co-chair of Pacific's Black History Month Committee, is quoted.
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The Record
Ambition drives Mountain: Former foster youth wants to advocate, inspire
Feb. 22, 2016
Xavier Mountain grew up as a foster youth but overcame setbacks to enroll at Pacific, where he's now a junior majoring in sociology, with a goal of earning a law degree, practicing family law and running for elected office. The 24-year-old shared his story to bring light to the struggles of the 1,400 children who are growing up in the foster care system in San Joaquin County. 
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The Seattle Times
Finding Pete Carroll: A tour of his Bay Area home uncovers the essence of the Seahawks' coach
Feb. 16. 2016
This lengthy profile reports that Pete Carroll first experienced athletic success at College of Marin "and, especially, the University of the Pacific in Stockton, where (he) became team captain and an all-conference defensive back."
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