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Issue #1715 :: Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Top Headlines

The Great Communicator
For the Cal men’s water polo team, the 2006 season began with a question mark at goalie.

Demanding It My Way
In the period of time between waking up and getting to class, a lot of choices have to be made. When the alarm clock goes off, should you snooze or sleep in? (Snooze). For breakfast, should you have Apple Jacks or Fruit Loops? (Fruit Loops. You can’t go wrong with more colors). While walking through Sather Gate toward your class in Wheeler, should you avoid the flyer-hander-outers by meandering around them or should you avoid the flyer-hander-outers by meandering around them? (Definitely avoid, no question).

Up to $70,000 Lost in Marina Rent Oversight
Berkeley Marina officials have excused the owners of 13 floating homes from paying rent since March, resulting in an estimated loss of up to $70,000 and a possible violation of city law.

Off Base with Ryan Gorcey
Like most sports fans on Saturday night, I was glued to the television.

News

Up to $70,000 Lost in Marina Rent Oversight
Berkeley Marina officials have excused the owners of 13 floating homes from paying rent since March, resulting in an estimated loss of up to $70,000 and a possible violation of city law.

Low-Income Benefit Cuts Challenged
Alameda County’s proposal to reduce general assistance benefits for 7,000 people whose income cannot cover their basic needs is being challenged by a coalition of community groups in the area.

ASUC Bill Seeks Temporary Fee Reduction
The ASUC Senate is set to consider a bill tonight that would temporarily reduce student Class Pass fees by $1.50 each semester as the service the fee is meant to pay for is not yet available.

Research & Ideas
Magnetic Effect on Brain Still Poorly Understood

A group of UC Berkeley neuroscientists has come one step closer to understanding the physiological effects of and developing better surveillance for a potential therapy for drug-resistant mental illness.

Police Pursue Suspect in Arson of UCPD Van
As part of an investigation into an incident in which a UCPD van was found torched on campus Oct. 4, police are releasing a flyer picturing a man who may be linked to the arson.

Verdict Approaching in Attempted Murder Trial
The trial of a Berkeley resident charged with the attempted murder of a police officer began to wind down yesterday with a key witness’ testimony concerning robbery and assault charges from an unrelated incident.

Law School Hires Branding Firm In Search for Unified Name
Boalt Hall School of Law administrators are working with a corporate identity and brand strategy consultant to rename the school in an effort to make it more recognizable.

Local Doctor Cited in Kansas Complaint
A Berkeley doctor has been implicated in complaints against a Kansas abortion clinic owned by another doctor who was recently charged with breaking state laws governing abortion procedures.

Mental Health Effort Calls on Students to Divulge Secrets
Since last Monday students and members of the campus community have had a chance to anonymously place their secrets in “secure boxes” throughout the campus, encouraging dialogue about common problems.

‘Greek Week’ Events Aim at Promoting Positive Image
Campus Greeks are coming together this week in an effort to unify the greater Greek community and try to promote a more favorable image on campus.


Sports

The Great Communicator
For the Cal men’s water polo team, the 2006 season began with a question mark at goalie.

Off Base with Ryan Gorcey
Like most sports fans on Saturday night, I was glued to the television.

Bear Bites
Bye Week Allows Cal to Rest Injuries on Offense; Follett Set for Return

The bye week seems to have come at a good time for the No. 2 Cal football team.

Tepper, O-Line Prepare for Physical OSU
While tailback Justin Forsett focused this offseason on bulking up to handle the inside running required of a marquee back, right tackle Mike Tepper knew he needed to get quicker.

No Three-Peat as Bears Falter in Second Round of Invitational
Playing on familiar ground, the Cal men’s golf team did well on its first day of play.

Sports in Brief
Cal Shoots 9-Over, Drops To Fifth at Edean Ihlanfeldt


Opinion

Demanding It My Way
In the period of time between waking up and getting to class, a lot of choices have to be made. When the alarm clock goes off, should you snooze or sleep in? (Snooze). For breakfast, should you have Apple Jacks or Fruit Loops? (Fruit Loops. You can’t go wrong with more colors). While walking through Sather Gate toward your class in Wheeler, should you avoid the flyer-hander-outers by meandering around them or should you avoid the flyer-hander-outers by meandering around them? (Definitely avoid, no question).

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