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Issue #2404 :: Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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Top Headlines

Cuts Limit Adult School Programs Podcast
For Berkeley Adult School student and Thai immigrant Chuenkamol Marrone, the school's English As A Second Language program has been vital to her job search in America.

Google Library Opposed By Justice Department
The U.S. Department of Justice joined UC Berkeley professors Feb. 4 in objecting to a proposed court settlement that would approve of a Google Inc. effort to create a virtual library that would include millions of copyrighted books.

At Wit's End
The Cal rugby team treats Witter Rugby Field field like its own Sistine Chapel.

'Days of Our Lives' Actress Passes Away At Age of 95
Soap opera actress Frances Reid, a member of the original "Days of Our Lives" cast, passed away Feb. 3 in Los Angeles. She was 95.

News

Cuts Limit Adult School Programs Podcast
For Berkeley Adult School student and Thai immigrant Chuenkamol Marrone, the school's English As A Second Language program has been vital to her job search in America.

Google Library Opposed By Justice Department
The U.S. Department of Justice joined UC Berkeley professors Feb. 4 in objecting to a proposed court settlement that would approve of a Google Inc. effort to create a virtual library that would include millions of copyrighted books.

'Days of Our Lives' Actress Passes Away At Age of 95
Soap opera actress Frances Reid, a member of the original "Days of Our Lives" cast, passed away Feb. 3 in Los Angeles. She was 95.

UC Berkeley Alumnus Receives Honorary Knighthood for Work In Communications
Berkeley business and engineering alumnus Arun Sarin was granted an honorary knighthood for his achievements in the communications industry.

Editor's Note Regarding UC Finances
Since last summer, The Daily Californian, along with many other news outlets, have used the figure of $813 million to describe a cumulative two-year reduction in state funding to the UC.

Berkeley Among Top 10 Generous Cities
Berkeley ranks as the seventh most generous city in 2009 for online donations to charitable organizations using a popular donation processor, according to a Feb. 1 report.


Sports

Crossover Artist Video
Jerome Randle is standing at the top of key, staring you down, dribbling effortlessly, and you have no idea what he'll do.

At Wit's End
The Cal rugby team treats Witter Rugby Field field like its own Sistine Chapel.

Around the Rim
After the offensively absent loss to UCLA and the awkward autograph signing that followed the shellacking, there were almost no traces of an eight-point first half.

Sports in Brief
Women's Golf Ranked 12th After First Day of Challenge


Opinion

Save the Change
Scott Brown's upset in Massachusetts may negatively affect the fortunes of another important item on Pres. Obama's domestic policy: student lending reform.

A Doomed Affair
Though gay marriage remains illegal in California, a proposed bill in the state Senate could give clergy legal protection to refuse to perform same-sex marriages. While proponents of the bill have cast it as a compromise between religious freedom and gay rights, it ultimately fails on both counts.

Cover Up for National Condom Week
There's no gentle way to say this, so I am just going to put it out there: using a condom is much better than sporting that hideous sweater, you know, the one with the reindeer, that your Grandma knitted for you last Christmas.

How to Reach Zero Waste by 2020
Think about the items you threw away today. Maybe leftover breakfast, a zip lock bag, coffee cup, paperů etc. And now imagine "zero-waste"-the goal UC Berkeley wants to meet in 2020.

Letters to the Editor
Stationary Bikes Will Not Solve Our Energy Woes

Letters to the Editor
We Need to Look for Ways To Draw Funding Support

Editorial Cartoon


Sex on Tuesday: Is That Your Real O-Face?
Ever since I started writing this column, girls have voluntarily divulged the most intimate details of their sex lives to me.

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