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Pleasanton Weekly

Column - August 10, 2012

A USF education in Pleasanton 'without the fog'

by Jeb Bing

For those of us who earned our college degrees in crowded classrooms in ageing brick and mortar campus buildings, life's much better for today's students. Last week, the University of San Francisco officially opened its new branch campus in Pleasanton, a gleaming facility with large windows overlooking groomed gardens and just a stone's throw from Stoneridge Shopping Center and the West Dublin-Pleasanton BART station. Students for the most part carry laptops or iPads to class with a small notebook and ballpoint pen in reserve, but the No. 2 pencils and blue books are history.

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