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Tops in Tech

This story originally appeared on magazine.ucdavis.edu.

by Chris Macias

Opal Franklin ’18 said she felt the odds stacked against her for too many years. She spent much of her upbringing in the foster care system. Some of her closest family members had been incarcerated, and role models were few.

A Front-Office View of Taking a Soccer Team Pro

Sacramento was buzzing on April 18, 2019: Major League Soccer (MLS) announced there would be two new expansion teams in the league, and Sacramento Republic Football Club immediately emerged as a frontrunner to be awarded a spot.

A Fourth-Gen Lumberman

Since the Truckee-Tahoe Lumber Company opened its doors in 1931, the only constant has been change. President and CEO Andrew Cross ’03 –– the fourth-generation owner of the family business –– knew the company next would need to respond to the rapid development and cultural shifts happening in his hometown.