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It's Friday! The Warriors lost last night to some Canadians. Game 2 is Sunday and Kevin Durant may be back for Game 3 on Wednesday.

On Sunday, Sacramento Kings player De'Aaron Fox will be on a special Jimmy Kimmel around the NBA finals. Speaker Nancy Pelosi was on Kimmel last night, and she didn't help the team.

 

 

 

 

 

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FROM THE DESK OF THE DEAN: George Skelton writes to justify education at California State University about the budget deal for community colleges. Skelton went to San Jose State. 

I'll admit that I've spoken against Elizabeth Warren for the loan forgivenmess for everyone. I paid back $45,000. I believe in income-tested loan forgiveness, and championed a program funded by student fees at King Hall. I spent 20 years as an education lobbyist, including the huge higher ed measure that we tacked onto the Affordable Care Act. 

Yeah, I totally don't like the concept of free college. I had $45,000 in loans from law school. I paid them off with a good salary. I also championed a loan forgiveness program fee when I was Law Students Association president. We approved it and funded loan repayment for public interest and public service graduates. 

#CAKEDAY: Light the candles for Aria Berliner, Bridget Kolakosky, Bridget Lue, and Shawnda Westly!

 

 

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