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Issue #1024 :: Friday, October 1, 2004

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Still Much to Say
Forty years ago to the day, UC Berkeley sophomore Bettina Aptheker scrambled shoeless atop a police car in Sproul Plaza in front of a sea of blinding television lights and a roaring crowd of 2,000.

Divorcing the Dating Game
Thursday night, you've got a date with that hot chick you met at Blake's last week. The woman on the bus who asked you the time is cooking for you on Friday, and on Saturday, you're going into the city with that lucky lady in your poli sci discussion group.

Bears Return to Action at OSU
Oregon State football coach Mike Riley remembers what happened last season.

FSM Cafe Serves Up History
The throngs of students who rush into the Free Speech Movement Cafe, usually looking for a quick fix of coffee or a table to study on, often gloss over the cafe's namesake-the movement on campus 40 years ago in which thousands of students protested for their right to free expression on campus.

News

Still Much to Say
Forty years ago to the day, UC Berkeley sophomore Bettina Aptheker scrambled shoeless atop a police car in Sproul Plaza in front of a sea of blinding television lights and a roaring crowd of 2,000.

FSM Cafe Serves Up History
The throngs of students who rush into the Free Speech Movement Cafe, usually looking for a quick fix of coffee or a table to study on, often gloss over the cafe's namesake-the movement on campus 40 years ago in which thousands of students protested for their right to free expression on campus.

ASUC Senate Wants Say in Business Operations
The ASUC Senate passed a bill Wednesday night that attempts to give students a say in how ASUC commercial operations are managed.

Students Robbed at Gunpoint Near Co-op
Two female UC Berkeley students were robbed at gunpoint on Northside, losing $500 of personal property Wednesday, police said.

Campus, Samoa Join to Attack AIDS
UC Berkeley and the Samoan government have brokered a deal to develop a long-awaited drug to combat AIDS, campus officials announced yesterday.

Correction
The online box in Thursday's review section stated that the film "Shark Tale" was produced by Pixar Animation Studios. In fact, it was produced by DreamWorks Pictures.

Online Exclusive: News in Brief
To Most in SBC Outage

Online Exclusive: Students Surprised by Kerry's Performance in First Debate
More than 100 UC Berkeley students filled the Institute of Governmental Studies library to capacity Thursday night to watch and discuss the first of three presidential debates between President George Bush and Democratic presidential candidate Senator John Kerry.


Sports

Online Exclusive: No. 3 Men's Water Polo to Splash Down at NorCal Invite After Two-Week Break
Revenge will likely not be the focus for the No. 3 Cal men's water polo teams as it heads to Stockton this weekend to defend its NorCal Invitational Championship.

Bears Return to Action at OSU
Oregon State football coach Mike Riley remembers what happened last season.

Stanford Takes Shot at Unbeaten No. 3 Bears
Cal men's soccer coach Kevin Grimes keeps preaching to the team that records and rankings are insignificant.

Cardinal, Cal Hitters Take to the Air in Palo Alto
Though tradition is an important aspect of any rivalry, breaking tradition can be even more vital.


Opinion

Divorcing the Dating Game
Thursday night, you've got a date with that hot chick you met at Blake's last week. The woman on the bus who asked you the time is cooking for you on Friday, and on Saturday, you're going into the city with that lucky lady in your poli sci discussion group.

Editorial: Honor the Free Speech Movement by Voting
Forty years ago today, one police car became the epicenter of Sproul Plaza's most famous demonstration. More than 2,000 students engulfed the vehicle, standing through the wee hours of the night singing "We Shall Overcome."

Editorial Cartoon by Jessica Rifkind


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