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Issue #200 :: Wednesday, August 30, 2000

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DBs Begin Life Without O'Neal
The story of the Cal secondary is not unlike a classic story of teenage heartbreak. It's senior year of high school and your girlfriend, the homecoming queen and valedictorian, decides to break up with you because of the prospect better things on the horizon.

Rebel Group Takes Alumnus Hostage
A UC Berkeley alumnus has been taken hostage by a rebel group in the Philippines after he traveled to the country to get married, State Department officials said yesterday.

Life is Fair
"Where is it written that life is fair?"

Calcium Levels Determine Warmth of Earth
Calcium is often heralded for its nutritional benefits, but a team of UC Berkeley researchers are using the bone-strengthening mineral to help shed light on what the earth's ancient atmosphere may have been like.

News

Rebel Group Takes Alumnus Hostage
A UC Berkeley alumnus has been taken hostage by a rebel group in the Philippines after he traveled to the country to get married, State Department officials said yesterday.

90 and Still Going: Local Seniors Celebrate Longevity
If it was up to Lily Hearston, who is 103 years old and going strong, mugs of beer and cups of coffee would never pass the lips of UC Berkeley students.

Shades of Security
For Dorothy Ng, it is a question of self-preservation. A civil engineer who has worked at the UC-managed Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 22 years, Ng says that in the lab's climate of heightened security, her every move can be called into question.

Company Rewards Donor With Vacation
An employee of a Berkeley gaming company will go back to work in October, only four months after receiving a kidney transplant from his co-worker.

UC Plans Tree Removal To Help Fight Wildfires
UC Berkeley officials announced yesterday a $400,000 project to remove nearly one-third of the trees in part of the hills above campus, earning accolades from local firefighters and criticism from environmentalists.


Sports

DBs Begin Life Without O'Neal
The story of the Cal secondary is not unlike a classic story of teenage heartbreak. It's senior year of high school and your girlfriend, the homecoming queen and valedictorian, decides to break up with you because of the prospect better things on the horizon.

Turning the Corner
Forgive Cal fans if they give you the wrong answer when you ask them who was Cal's best cornerback last season. While Deltha O'Neal may have been the best player on the team, he wasn't necessarily the best at his position.

Off the Beat: The Wide World of Sports (Outside Memorial Stadium)
Have you ever heard this story before? There is this really big family. We're talking like 15 or 20 kids. They're running all over the place, doing what little kids do. And being kids, they love attention.


Opinion

Life is Fair
"Where is it written that life is fair?"

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