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The competition was open to all high school students in the Bay Area. Bay Area viewers will have the opportunity to watch the student productions, as part of the Youth Cinema public television series to air on KCSM this fall.

College of San Mateo right-hander Devin Bradley has accepted a scholarship offer from Coastal Carolina. “He took a trip there and loved it,” CSM coach Doug Williams said. “He and his dad were very impressed.”

San Mateo Heads To Arctic Circle To Study Mars (video)

CSM student Luis Alvarez is about to embark on what may be the ultimate hands-on homework assignment: this 20-year-old astrophysics major from San Mateo is preparing to spend three weeks in the subfreezing landscape of the Arctic as part of an astronomical research project.

Fredendall led the state with an earned run average that requires a microscope to see, 0.25. Opponents only hit .120 off of him and, in 36 innings pitched, he allowed a lone run and only one extra base hit all season.

CSM students graduate community college despite budget-related obstacles (video)

California’s top educator, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, is a CSM alum and graduate of Westmoor High School. He attended the college in 1968-69 and transferred to UC Berkeley where he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees and a teaching credential.

When I was little, my dream was to come to this country and learn to speak English. A lot of the people in my hometown, Apaseo el Alto (in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico), worked in the U.S.

If junior college life is all about second chances, Rahsaan Vaughn has made the most of his at College of San Mateo. A marquee athlete who struggled academically at Washington High, Vaughn became the complete package in the Bulldogs’ football program under coach Bret Pollack.

Sarah Funes, a 19-year-old freshman at the College of San Mateo, is passionate about disability rights. She’s studying political science and added international relations after a trip to Syria this summer.