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Issue #2399 :: Tuesday, February 2, 2010

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Berkeley Lab Reaps Benefits of Stimulus Podcast
While double-digit unemployment continues to plague many areas of the country, federal stimulus grants are funding research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that may lead to long-term economic growth.

Anticipated Report To Clear Professor Yoo of Misconduct Podcast
A U.S. Department of Justice report will not find that John Yoo, a Boalt Hall School of Law professor, violated his professional obligations in his role as a deputy assistant attorney general in the Bush administration, Newsweek reported.

'Nanocorals' Target Cancer Cells, Relay Information
UC Berkeley researchers have developed microscopic nanoprobes that may eventually give doctors a better picture of how chemotherapy combats cancer on a cellular level.

Proposed Bills May Limit Fee Increases For UC Students
Student fee increases of the magnitude of last semester's 32-percent hike would be a thing of the past under two bills proposed last week by Sen. Jeff Denham, R-Merced, though they would require an amendment to the state's constitution.

News

Berkeley Lab Reaps Benefits of Stimulus Podcast
While double-digit unemployment continues to plague many areas of the country, federal stimulus grants are funding research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that may lead to long-term economic growth.

Anticipated Report To Clear Professor Yoo of Misconduct Podcast
A U.S. Department of Justice report will not find that John Yoo, a Boalt Hall School of Law professor, violated his professional obligations in his role as a deputy assistant attorney general in the Bush administration, Newsweek reported.

'Nanocorals' Target Cancer Cells, Relay Information
UC Berkeley researchers have developed microscopic nanoprobes that may eventually give doctors a better picture of how chemotherapy combats cancer on a cellular level.

Proposed Bills May Limit Fee Increases For UC Students
Student fee increases of the magnitude of last semester's 32-percent hike would be a thing of the past under two bills proposed last week by Sen. Jeff Denham, R-Merced, though they would require an amendment to the state's constitution.

Berkeley Art Museum to Relocate to Downtown
Leaders from the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive have decided to relocate the museum to the former UC Printing Plant after a plan to build a completely new museum was deemed too expensive.

News in Brief
Victim Stabbed in Chest in Front of Southside Bank


Sports

50/50 Gallery Video
It's a week before the CIF soccer tournament, and he's late for practice-really late.

Augustus Schedules St. Mary's After Cancelled Tournament
Looking to keep her players sharp and continue preparation for the upcoming ITA Team Indoors Championship, Cal women's tennis coach Amanda Augustus has scheduled a match against St. Mary's this afternoon at Hellman Tennis Complex.

Robertson Puts Team First After Defeat to Wildcats
Senior Theo Robertson is a team-first type of player. That's why Robertson was perfectly content despite being held scoreless in Cal's victory over Arizona State Thursday night.

Close Losses Could Doom Cal in 2010
The Cal women's basketball team was two buzzer-beaters away from a 7-2 Pac-10 record.

Musings of a Moose Podcast
That kid who writes the "Cannon Fodder" column sure does talk a lot of smack.


Opinion

Sooner, Not Later
Despite a brief glimmer of hope during the governor's State of the State address, Sacramento has already started to turn its back on college students-before the budget is anywhere near completion. If crucial federal funding doesn't come through, Cal Grants may no longer fully cover university fees for low-income students.

Panda, Part Two
Note: In May 2009, the operations board forgave The Daily Californian a portion of its rent for the office it leases. As part of the agreement, a non-political student member of the board sits on The Daily Californian's Board of Operations, which has no control over the paper's editorial content.

Bear's Lair Decision: Here We Go Again
It felt like deja-vu at last Tuesday night's ASUC Store Operations Board meeting. We sat gaping in disbelief as the final roll-call vote was read into the minutes; four in favor of initiating negotiations to bring Saigon Eats and Subway restaurants into the Bear's Lair Food Court. Three board members voted against the proposal and one abstained. Three board members were not present to vote.

Helping Higher Education is in Everyone's Best Interest
"Because our future economic well being is so dependent upon education we can no longer afford to cut higher education." Those words were spoken by Governor Schwarzenegger during his annual State of the State address.

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