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Issue #227 :: Monday, October 9, 2000

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Report Reveals Poor Working Conditions
After a year of research, the University of California released a report Friday highlighting unfair labor processes and dangerous working conditions in factories that manufacture merchandise featuring UC trademarks.

Rights For All
This week the U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments on several cases that do not appear to have any bearing on our lives as UC Berkeley students. One of these cases, however, University of Alabama vs. Garrett, which will be heard Thursday, hits close to home for many UC Berkeley students.

Cal's Dry Run Continues in Desert
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Cal football team's season can essentially be summed up in two plays that occurred in Saturday's 30-10 loss to Arizona State.

Views Differ on ASUC Funding
After six weeks of delays, the ASUC Senate Finance Officer recently reported the senate has at least $105,000 in its contingency fund this year - an amount most senators heralded as enormous compared to years past.

News

Report Reveals Poor Working Conditions
After a year of research, the University of California released a report Friday highlighting unfair labor processes and dangerous working conditions in factories that manufacture merchandise featuring UC trademarks.

Views Differ on ASUC Funding
After six weeks of delays, the ASUC Senate Finance Officer recently reported the senate has at least $105,000 in its contingency fund this year - an amount most senators heralded as enormous compared to years past.

Campaign Urges Young Citizens to Cast Ballots
A diverse coalition of 30 UC Berkeley organizations, led by the ASUC, has established an on-campus campaign to increase student registration and voter turnout for next month's elections.

Locals May Vote Earlier, Utilize New Voting Method
Although election day is not until Nov. 7, registered voters will have the opportunity to cast their votes early at any of five locations throughout Alameda County, including Berkeley, beginning tomorrow.

Birth Mothers, Adoptees Aim to Reunite
In an effort to join together separated families, birth mothers and adoptees throughout the nation registered on computers last Saturday for the 6th annual International Registration Day drive.

Berkeleyans Denounce Fleet Week
Berkeley residents protested at the Berkeley Marina Saturday, denouncing the "nonsense" of the Bay Area's Fleet Week, the annual celebration of the U.S. armed forces.

News in Brief: Police Investigate Alleged Rape
Police are still looking into a reported "acquaintance rape" of a UC Berkeley student that allegedly occurred last Wednesday.


Sports

Cal's Dry Run Continues in Desert
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Cal football team's season can essentially be summed up in two plays that occurred in Saturday's 30-10 loss to Arizona State.

Pride Comes Before Promise of Brighter Days
TEMPE, Ariz. - Night had fallen on Sun Devil Stadium, the Cal football team's season and any good reason that Andre Carter should have been on the field.

Women's Soccer Suffers First Defeat of the Season
The lackluster starts finally caught up to them.

Bears Can't Comeback on Anteaters
If water polo gods existed, you can bet that the Bears would be sacrificing as many anteaters as they could get their hands on in order to make the third quarter of Saturday's game nonexistent.

Volleyball Nets Weekend Sweep
This weekend the Cal volleyball team brought out the brooms and swept two matches against the Pac-10 doormats.

Ice Hockey Falls in Opener
Generally speaking, when a team loses its season opener - or for that matter any game of the season, it is no grounds for celebration.


Opinion

Rights For All
This week the U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments on several cases that do not appear to have any bearing on our lives as UC Berkeley students. One of these cases, however, University of Alabama vs. Garrett, which will be heard Thursday, hits close to home for many UC Berkeley students.

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