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Issue #1271 :: Monday, October 31, 2005

Top Headlines

Lab Scientists Say Future is Bright
As Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory approaches its 75th anniversary next year, lab scientists outlined its scientific priorities for the next five years on Friday.

The Perils of Notification
In next week's special election, California voters will be casting ballots on eight initiatives, though most can best be described as "important, but boring." As much as energy policy affects anyone who has ever dealt with a rolling blackout, Proposition 80 isn't likely to drive voters to the polls.

Anti-Crusader
While most kids turn to indie, punk or heavy metal rock to exhibit their distaste for conformity, world renowned virtuoso violinist Hilary Hahn thinks that classical music is the sound of counter-culture.

Bears Rally on Senior Day to Split Weekend
It was fitting that the No. 9 Cal women's soccer team faced USC on its senior day.

News

Lab Scientists Say Future is Bright
As Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory approaches its 75th anniversary next year, lab scientists outlined its scientific priorities for the next five years on Friday.

Honoring Diversity and Departed Souls
As clouds loomed overhead and rush hour traffic swept by, a motley crew of Berkeley residents and dancers in feathered Aztec headdresses paraded down nearly seven blocks in North Berkeley to celebrate the Solano Avenue Association’s second annual Dias de los Muertos event.

Assemblymember Sees Pivotal Role for Students
Oakland Assemblymember Wilma Chan spoke to about 10 students last Friday, urging them to take part in the Nov. 8 special election and shedding light on several of the propositions.

Looking for Diversity at the Top, Firms Attend Haas-Sponsored Conference
Fresh off an internship with accounting firm Deloitte and Touche, sophomore Mary Loera came back to UC Berkeley with more than just experience crunching numbers.

Controversy Arises Over Sculpture Site
After playing hot potato with a 17.5-ton bronze and quartzite sculpture for more than two years, city officials from Berkeley and San Francisco are still trying to find a permanent home for the structure, built in honor of late Berkeley environmentalist David Brower.

Daily Cal Launches Redesigned Web Site
The Daily Californian releases a beta version of its Web site today. We ask that our readers take a look by following the link to the beta site from the Daily Cal's home page at www.dailycal.org. This is the first time the look and feel of the Web site has been updated since its conception. We want to get as much feedback as possible from our readers before completing the final design.

Corrections
Friday's article "Junior Killed In Automobile Crash" incorrectly stated that Jimmy Finkes and Christine Dao were coworkers at Costco in Richmond. In fact, Finkes worked at the Fremont store.


Sports

Bears Rally on Senior Day to Split Weekend
It was fitting that the No. 9 Cal women's soccer team faced USC on its senior day.

Waves’ Early Goals Break Cal’s Chances
Just when it seemed that it was a four-team race for nation's top spot, Pepperdine showed the No. 2 Cal men's water polo team that No. 5 isn't too far behind.

Cross Country
Cal Men Finish School-Best Third Place at Pac-10s

Cal cross country coach Tony Sandoval had a tough time digesting the results of the 2005 Pac-10 Championships.

Bears’ Attack Overwhelms Oregon
A night after failing to beat a mediocre Oregon State team, the perfect remedy for the No. 15 Cal volleyball team was a nice soft spot in the schedule.

Scoreboard
Women's swim: Cal 156.5 Notre Dame 141.5

Long, Difficult Road to Success Awaits Men’s Golf at Lengthy CordeValle Course
The Cal men's golf team has not fared well on long courses this season.


Arts & Entertainment

Anti-Crusader
While most kids turn to indie, punk or heavy metal rock to exhibit their distaste for conformity, world renowned virtuoso violinist Hilary Hahn thinks that classical music is the sound of counter-culture.

Foozer, Strippers Overheat Tour’s End
Imagine two bands that have defined the modern face of rock and roll in the same venue. Imagine them each playing a phenomenal set list. Imagine seven strippers on stage with them. This is what made the Foo Fighters and Weezer concert last Friday at the Oakland Arena an epic show.

Tan Carts Clichéd References, Little Else
There are many details that might keep you reading Amy Tan's "Saving Fish from Drowning." But there are also many that will make you put it down-and never think to pick up another work of modern fiction again.

CD Reviews
Limbeck-Let Me Come Home

White Space