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Issue #1012 :: Friday, September 17, 2004

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Olds to Speak on the Creeks
About two months after the city attorney's decision to exclude City Councilmember Betty Olds from voting on or even participating in discussions about issues pertaining to Berkeley's many creeks, the city has reversed its ruling, allowing Olds to partake in discussions on the issue in the coming weeks.

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Quakers to Challenge Confident Cal Squad
As members of the No. 14 Cal women's soccer team meandered up the hill towards Golden Bear Field for yesterday's morning practice, they were greeted by an unlikely surprise.

Balancing the Books
A plunge in state funding for UC Berkeley's library could jeopardize its top-notch standing, after two years of heavy cuts has lead to tight staffing, shorter reference hours and slower service.

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Olds to Speak on the Creeks
About two months after the city attorney's decision to exclude City Councilmember Betty Olds from voting on or even participating in discussions about issues pertaining to Berkeley's many creeks, the city has reversed its ruling, allowing Olds to partake in discussions on the issue in the coming weeks.

Balancing the Books
A plunge in state funding for UC Berkeley's library could jeopardize its top-notch standing, after two years of heavy cuts has lead to tight staffing, shorter reference hours and slower service.

Scholarships Recognize Struggles of Gay Students
When UC Berkeley freshman Jeff Manassero began shopping around for scholarships his senior year of high school, he did not realize how cut-throat the hunt would be. But Manassero had an edge over the thousands of other applicants-he had recently revealed to his friends and family he was gay.

News in Brief
Schwarzenegger Signs Symbolic Bill to Reduce Textbook Costs


Sports

Quakers to Challenge Confident Cal Squad
As members of the No. 14 Cal women's soccer team meandered up the hill towards Golden Bear Field for yesterday's morning practice, they were greeted by an unlikely surprise.

Bears' Shooting Slays Dragons
Even with a bullseye on her back, sophomore forward Valentina Godfrid still managed to clip the Dragons' wings, notching a goal and an assist in the No. 15 Cal field hockey team's 3-1 win over Drexel.

Cal Looks to Stir Up Trouble in Paradise
Though the No. 14 Cal volleyball team is spending this weekend in Hawaii, the last thing on its mind will be the clear waters of Hanauma Bay.

Online Exclusive: Sports in Brief
A makeup date has been set for Cal's football game against Southern Mississippi, the schools announced today.


Opinion

Online Exclusive: Cartoon by Jessica Rifkind


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Editorial: New Code Fails Students
The university failed us. Our elected student officials failed us. And now, students will have to live with a new Code of Student Conduct that restricts students' abilities to defend themselves in disciplinary hearings.

Editorial: Do Not Cap Fee Hikes
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has a choice: he can sign California Assembly Bill 2710, and cap fee hikes at UC and CSU school at a maximum of 8 percent annually, or he can veto the bill and leave the respective university systems in control of raising fees as they see necessary. He must veto this bill.

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