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April 17, 2006

Dan Wirls of politics participated in a live discussion on the Fox News program Hannity & Colmes about student opposition to the presence of military recruiters at campus job fairs.

The New York Times quoted economist Rob Fairlie in an article about entrepreneurship among the elderly.

Associate professor of literature Louis Chude-Sokei was interviewed on KPFA, KPOO, KBLX, and XM Satellite Radio about his work as organizer and planner/moderator of a daylong international symposium titled “Paris Is Burning Again” at the San Francisco Museum of the African Diaspora.

History professor Dana Frank was quoted in a Minneapolis Star Tribune article about a recent decline in the country's “buy American” sentiment, noting that those who still try to buy American are naive to think that purchasing American products keeps corporations from taking their operations and jobs overseas.

Postdoctoral researcher Phil Howard of the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems was interviewed live on CNBC recently for the show Closing Bell. He discussed the growth in sales of organic food.

Paul Ortiz of community studies was interviewed recently on Hard Knock Radio on KPFA.

Psychology professor Aida Hurtado discussed the Chicano/Latino Research Center's programs during an interview with Community Television of Santa Cruz County for the program Latinos al Dia.

The Santa Cruz Good Times noted that music professor David Cope will present a concert of works he created with the aid of “Emmy,” a computer program he invented that generates compositions in the styles of renowned classical composers.

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