Golden Bears rebound with blowout win over Northwest University

Andre Kelly scored seven of his 11 points in a 16-0 first-half flurry that helped California rebound from a season-opening loss with an 86-61 thrashing of Northwest University of Washington in a nonconference game in Corvallis Ore., on Thursday afternoon.

Ryan Betley bombed in three 3-pointers en route to a game-high 14 points for the Golden Bears (1-1), who lost their opener Wednesday to host Oregon State.

Dejwan Walker paced Northwest (0-1), an NAIA school that was making its season debut, with 12 points.

The Eagles hung within 13-7 in the sixth minute of the game after a jumper by J.R. Delgado before Cal took command with its big run.

Kelly buried a pair of jumpers and three free throws in the burst, while Betley connected on one of his 3-pointers, as the Golden Bears built a 29-7 lead with 6:53 left in the half.

With Kelly scoring nine points,

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Trove of rare NASA photos of ‘golden age of space exploration’ up for auction

Among the photos up for auction by Christie's is this picture of astronaut Ed White during the first U.S. spacewalk. Photo courtesy of Christie's

Among the photos up for auction by Christie’s is this picture of astronaut Ed White during the first U.S. spacewalk. Photo courtesy of Christie’s

Nov. 10 (UPI) — The only photograph of Neil Armstrong on the Moon, the first Earthrise and panoramas shot by each of the 12 astronauts who walked on the surface of the orbiting satellite are among a trove of thousands of original photographs documenting “the golden age of space exploration” up for

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Free Yourself From The Golden Handcuffs For A More Purposeful Career

Career Coach at David J. Smith Consulting, LLC & President, Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc.

Ever heard of the “golden handcuffs” metaphor? It refers to someone who is locked in a job, not because they necessarily enjoy the work or find it meaningful, but because of the salary, benefits and prestige that come with it. 

Money, power, and status are powerful incentives for keeping our hands tied when our hearts and souls would rather not be. Reaching a specific income level (making a “six-figure salary”) or ascending to a position of importance (“a C-suite job”) are powerful motivators.

But even when our emotional and physical health — or our family life — are at risk, we are often unsure of how to break free. 

I’ve recently had conversations with clients about the curse of the golden handcuffs. One client is an older professional with many years

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