Issues

This Issue
Wednesday, Oct 6, 1999
Next Issue
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008
(SI:Spring Orientation)
Search this issue:

Issue #37 :: Wednesday, October 6, 1999

Top Headlines

Hit Squad Takes on Aggressive Attitude
How does a team whose reknowned defense gave up and "cast it in" at the end of a blowout loss to Washington State recover from such a lackluster performance?

Bay Area Officials Upset With Veto of Bill for Racial Data
East Bay government officials chided Gov. Gray Davis yesterday for vetoing a bill that would have required police to track the race of drivers stopped in California.

Signs Pointing Nowhere
Recently, an environmentalist came to campus dressed as Adolf Hitler, apparently conducting an experiment on whether words or appearances are more capable of drawing attention.

Fountain of Youth?
UC Berkeley researchers have found that some of the effects of aging can be reversed by feeding natural chemicals to old rats.

News

Bay Area Officials Upset With Veto of Bill for Racial Data
East Bay government officials chided Gov. Gray Davis yesterday for vetoing a bill that would have required police to track the race of drivers stopped in California.

RHA Debates Free Voice Mail Offer
Residence Hall Association members debated a contract Monday that would bring free voice mail to residents of campus dormitories - but at a cost.

Internet Presents New Path To Term Paper Plagiarizing
The Internet is providing a new way for students to plagiarize term papers, university officials said this week.

Committee Plans Campus Memorial for AIDS Victims
Though new drug treatments may have made AIDS seem like a forgotten nightmare, UC Berkeley volunteers will seek to remember the thousands who have died of the disease in a campus memorial to remind students that the disease is still very dangerous.

Boalt Hall Event Celebrates Goodwill Between Cultures
Boalt Hall law school students gathered yesterday to cultivate friendship between members of the black and Jewish communities and drink beer.

News in Brief: Gay Rights Group Opposes Religious Rally
Self-proclaimed missionaries came to campus yesterday and lectured students about sin, sparking gay rights groups to assemble in opposition.


Sports

Hit Squad Takes on Aggressive Attitude
How does a team whose reknowned defense gave up and "cast it in" at the end of a blowout loss to Washington State recover from such a lackluster performance?

Keeping It Real
It's possible that a few years from now, a Bears fan will crack open a Cal men's soccer almanac and note a few similarities between the starts of the 1996 and 1999 seasons.

Holmoe Nabs Lineman for Fourth Verbal Commitment
Coming off a lopsided loss at Washington State, Cal head football coach Tom Holmoe can take partial solace after garnering his fourth verbal recruiting commitment of the year.


Opinion

Signs Pointing Nowhere
Recently, an environmentalist came to campus dressed as Adolf Hitler, apparently conducting an experiment on whether words or appearances are more capable of drawing attention.

White Space