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North Bay Bohemian
8.17.11

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2011 College Guide

Adderall on the Rise
With college pressure higher than ever, 'study drugs' take hold in dorm rooms nationwide

Jobs for English Majors
Yes, you could work at Taco Bell. But there's plenty of other opportunities for English majors, too.

Justifying Your Passion
Four Stanford students discuss why they're pursuing a humanities degree.

Dorm 'Essentials'
All those big-box circulars declaring that you need a back shaver for college? Well, they're right.

News

Edupunks and 'DIY U'
Everyone knows college costs too much. Why not educate yourself at home? A growing population is doing just that-and still finding careers.

News Blast: Napa's Affordable Housing; Marin Peace & Justice Center
Lawsuit filed by Latinos Unidos says Napa County needs more affordable housing; Marin P&J discusses social safety net.

Columns

Green Zone: Croydon Calling
What Londoners know how to do after violence and mayhem.

Media: Getting Paid to Quit College
PayPal founder Peter Thiel pays promising students $100,000 each to drop out of college.

Open Mic: Automatic Guns in South Park
There's no justification for letting children play with assault rifles at a community event.

Music & Clubs

Interview: Brian Wilson
The musical genius behind the Beach Boys talks rather reticently about the pressures of making a professional and personal comeback.

Preview: Jeff Bridges at the Marin Center
Some actors can't really pull off the 'rock dude' thing. Jeff Bridges, however, is a born dude.

MORE NIGHTLIFE    NIGHTLIFE LISTINGS    NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Movies

Review: 'In Our Name'
Joanna Froggat is excellent in this table-turning military story.

Restaurants

Profile: Big Bottom Market, Whitetail Wine Bar and Boon Eat & Drink in Guerneville
A gussying-up gets underway with the power of three in Stumptown.

Review: Summertime Rose
Mumm Napa Brut Rosť takes the buttery, creamy cake.

Swirl: Napa Valley College and SRJC's Shone Farm Wines
What a wealth of great wine to be found in these abundant community-college student programs.

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The Arts

Preview: Sausalito Film Festival
Documentaries on Jane Goodall and Donald Trump merely touch the tip of the iceberg on Cavallo Point.

Stage Review: Dave Pokorny's Storytelling Series
The man behind "West Side Stories" and "Based on a True Story" talks the art of the yarn.

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    SONOMA COUNTY / NAPA COUNTY / MARIN COUNTY MOVIE TIMES

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
August 17 - 23, 2011




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