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Issue #1072 :: Friday, November 19, 2004

Top Headlines

Regents Raise Fees Across the Board
LOS ANGELES-The UC Board of Regents approved the fourth-straight increase in student fees at their meeting yesterday, as students protested the move and accused UC of turning its back on them.

Bleeding Blue and Gold
I was not what you might call a normal child. Case in point: in third grade, I got in trouble because I went to school with a pin on my backpack that read "Cardinal Be Damned." Apparently it was inappropriate for my fellow eight-year-olds' eyes, but I really didn't see the problem-after all, my mom had given it to me.

Seniors Prepare for Big Goodbye
The 2004 Stanford football team has surprised a lot of people.

Study Finds Excess Votes For Bush In Florida
A group of UC Berkeley researchers released a study yesterday that claimed President Bush may have been awarded hundreds of thousands of excess votes in the southern state of Florida.

News

Online Briefs
Last-Minute Appeal Holds Back Approved Downtown Building's Construction

Regents Raise Fees Across the Board
LOS ANGELES-The UC Board of Regents approved the fourth-straight increase in student fees at their meeting yesterday, as students protested the move and accused UC of turning its back on them.

Study Finds Excess Votes For Bush In Florida
A group of UC Berkeley researchers released a study yesterday that claimed President Bush may have been awarded hundreds of thousands of excess votes in the southern state of Florida.

Rally Backs UC Clerical Workers
About 50 workers and students armed with signs and soap bubbles rallied in front of the International House yesterday to protest what they say are low wages and to adverse working conditions at UC.

Homeless Locker Program Set to Move
Berkeley's homeless will have a new place to store belongings early next year thanks to a revamped city locker program under new management.

School Site Plans Approved Local School Plan Passes
The Berkeley school board approved state-mandated school site plans for nearly all schools in the district at Wednesday night's meeting, though board members said they saw room for improvement.

News in Brief
Bike Theft Suspect Gets Head Injury in Police Chase

Photo Essay: Big Game Week Photo Spread

Staff/Linda Zhu

The Men's Octet sings "Our Town" at the Big Sing on Tuesday, Nov. 16 in Wheeler Auditorium. They also sang a Stanford-bashing version of "Uptown Girl" ("Stanford Girl").


Sports

Seniors Prepare for Big Goodbye
The 2004 Stanford football team has surprised a lot of people.

Water Polo: Big Splash Stakes MPSF Momentum
Being No. 4 in the nation does not always guarantee success against the elite teams in the nation.

Sibling Rivalry Replays in Round One
Edwards Stadium will feature a double dose of sibling rivalry today at 1:30 p.m. when Troy Roberts and Nick Hatzke of the Cal men's soccer team face their younger brothers in the first round of the NCAA tournament against No. 18 Santa Clara.

Volleyball: Bears Stomp On Cougars in Straight Sets
The No. 14 Cal volleyball team was "TCB" on Thursday night at Haas Pavilion.

Women's Hoops Opens Regular Season Against Navy
This Sunday at Haas Pavilion, fans of the Cal women's basketball team will take up a rallying cry familiar to West Point fans as the Bears square off against Navy in their season opener.

Cal Men's Swimming Hosts Alumni Meet Today
The No. 3 Bears men's swim team sets up to race Cal alumni today in the annual Alumni Meet.


Opinion

Bleeding Blue and Gold
I was not what you might call a normal child. Case in point: in third grade, I got in trouble because I went to school with a pin on my backpack that read "Cardinal Be Damned." Apparently it was inappropriate for my fellow eight-year-olds' eyes, but I really didn't see the problem-after all, my mom had given it to me.

Editorials
Cal defense is best


Support Education Endowment
Never before has obtaining a college education been so critical to the future of our young people and California.  With a college degree, students will see their lifetime earnings increase more than 75 percent over the earnings of their classmates that stop with a high school education.

Letter to the Editor
Arguments Against Footbridge Flawed

Editorial Cartoon by Jessica Rifkind


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