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Issue #1708 :: Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Top Headlines

No. 3 Bears Take Newfound National Attention in Stride
• Not surprisingly, Cal football coach Jeff Tedford is one person who said he is completely unaffected by the Bears’ new No. 3 ranking.

Student Store Sees Drop in Online Sales
Online sales at the ASUC-owned Cal Student Store are down this year after the Cal athletic department began marketing merchandise through its Web site.

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!
I’ll bet you a piping hot Old Fashioned Glazed from King Pin Donuts that you can’t name the nine justices who currently sit on the United States Supreme Court.

Truth Be Told
What a week for the Cal athletic department. The Bears now have another reason to thank immortal football coach Jeff Tedford and sign him to a hefty contract extension.

News

Student Store Sees Drop in Online Sales
Online sales at the ASUC-owned Cal Student Store are down this year after the Cal athletic department began marketing merchandise through its Web site.

Campus Set to Clear Eucalyptus Trees
While the 10-month controversy surrounding the proposed removal of 26 coast live oak trees adjacent to Memorial Stadium continues, UC Berkeley has gained provisional approval to prevent wildfires by clearing 23,000 eucalyptus trees from campus property in the Berkeley Hills.

In Court, Lawyers Argue Over Alternative Sites
HAYWARD—Some observers called yesterday the most important day of arguments in the lawsuits surrounding proposed development near Memorial Stadium.

Berkeley Lab Group Wins Extra Funds for Biofuel Research
A group headed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory received an extra $10 million Monday to jump-start research on biofuels at a center established in July with a $125 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Local Blogger On Her Way to Iraq’s ‘Red Zone’
Berkeley resident Jane Stillwater is everything but a typical grandmother.

Berkeley Lab Wins Grant for Cancer Research
The Department of Defense has awarded a grant of almost $8 million to a staff scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to further his investigation into the screening and treatment of breast cancer.

MEMORIAL


Many Students Look Beyond EAP for Study Abroad Options
When seeking a study abroad program best fitting their needs, many UC Berkeley students said that to get the experience they’re looking for, they find themselves searching beyond the official campus resources.

Shrinking Brain Cells Change Canaries’ Tune
A new study co-authored by a UC Berkeley researcher has found that removing testosterone can cause songbirds to stop chirping and correlates with a shrinking of certain brain cells.

Restrictions on Building Height May Be Raised
City officials will consider increasing the maximum height for buildings in Downtown Berkeley tonight as part of their long-term development plan for the area.


Sports

No. 3 Bears Take Newfound National Attention in Stride
• Not surprisingly, Cal football coach Jeff Tedford is one person who said he is completely unaffected by the Bears’ new No. 3 ranking.

Truth Be Told
What a week for the Cal athletic department. The Bears now have another reason to thank immortal football coach Jeff Tedford and sign him to a hefty contract extension.

Cal Rained Out at Husky Invitational
The Husky Invitational, hosted by Washington this week, was cut short for the Cal men’s golf team, which finished in fifth place in the 13-team field.

Singles Eliminated at All-American Tournament
During Monday’s hitting practice, tightness began developing in senior Cristina Visico’s arm.


Opinion

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!
I’ll bet you a piping hot Old Fashioned Glazed from King Pin Donuts that you can’t name the nine justices who currently sit on the United States Supreme Court.

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