The verdict is in : Dos Pueblos wins county Mock Trial, advances to state finals


Longstanding rivals Dos Pueblos and San Marcos high schools battled it out Saturday, not on the court, but in the courtroom, as the county finals of the Mock Trial competition came to a conclusion.

This three-decades-long contest pits schools against each other as they play both prosecutor and defense counsel, witnesses and accused, and other roles in a long day pitched somewhere between a debate club and live theater.
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The planter of seeds : ‘Banker to the poor’ Muhammad Yunus shares micro-lending philosophy

Muhammad Yunus addresses Westmont College President's Breakfast Friday.STEVE MALONE/NEWS-PRESS PHOTOS
Muhammad Yunus addresses Westmont College President’s Breakfast Friday.


Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus spoke Friday at this year’s Westmont President’s Breakfast to a full room of faculty, sponsors and students at the Fess Parker Doubletree resort.

In his hour-long speech that shares its title with one of his books — “Creating a World without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism” — professor Yunus talked about how he started the Grameen Bank and the business of micro-loans in his native Bangladesh, his numerous other projects, and his philosophy of a kinder, less rapacious capitalism.
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