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Issue #53 :: Thursday, October 28, 1999

Top Headlines

Berkeley Professor Honored For East Asian Research
SAN FRANCISCO — The founder of UC Berkeley's Institute for East Asian Studies and one of the nation's foremost experts on Asia was honored last night in San Francisco.

Head-Turning Headlines
Every once in a while, Daily Californian reporters receive calls from angry readers asking, "What kind of misleading sensationalist headline is that? Do you even know what you're reporting about? How can you call this accurate reporting?"

Optimistic Bears Head North
If the Cal volleyball team faced a team like Oregon in each of its matches, then the Bears' overall record would surely look much sweeter.

Graduate Assembly Leader Seeks Store Profits for Students
David Friedman, the president of the Graduate Assembly, demanded a larger share of student store profits for graduate students during an off-campus meeting with ASUC President Patrick Campbell yesterday.

News

Berkeley Professor Honored For East Asian Research
SAN FRANCISCO — The founder of UC Berkeley's Institute for East Asian Studies and one of the nation's foremost experts on Asia was honored last night in San Francisco.

Graduate Assembly Leader Seeks Store Profits for Students
David Friedman, the president of the Graduate Assembly, demanded a larger share of student store profits for graduate students during an off-campus meeting with ASUC President Patrick Campbell yesterday.

University May Deny Funds to Drug Offenders
Students at UC Berkeley and across the nation may lose federally-funded financial aid if they have been convicted of a drug offense, according to provisions enacted by the U.S. Department of Education Friday.

Harvard Professor Addresses Inequality
The "poisonous rhetoric" of high-profile political figures in the United States has contributed to mounting racial tension, said a renowned Harvard professor in a speech on campus last night.

Ecology Center Celebrates 30 Years
Berkeley's Ecology Center, one of the Bay Area's oldest community-based environmental agencies, is celebrating its 30th birthday today.

News in Brief: Pair of Gunmen Rob Two Men
A pair of armed gunmen robbed two male pedestrians in South Berkeley Tuesday, police said yesterday.


Sports

Optimistic Bears Head North
If the Cal volleyball team faced a team like Oregon in each of its matches, then the Bears' overall record would surely look much sweeter.

Pac-10 Finals Up Next for Harriers
One might think that Cal's men's cross country team might have an advantage heading into the Pac-10 Championships this Saturday in Long Beach, Calif. After all, the Bears notched a season win on the same El Dorado Park course earlier this month.

Middle Man
Deltha O'Neal makes an acrobatic interception, and Memorial Stadium erupts.


Opinion

Head-Turning Headlines
Every once in a while, Daily Californian reporters receive calls from angry readers asking, "What kind of misleading sensationalist headline is that? Do you even know what you're reporting about? How can you call this accurate reporting?"

Sever Rhetoric, Don't Sever Motivation
On Thursday October 21, twLF took control of Berkeley Courtroom Two, where six of our members were being targeted for their leadership roles as student activists and, as we are all aware, because of the use of "racial profiling" by police forces nationwide.

Departing Professors: What is Happening to Diversity at UC?
I just cannot bear the fact that UC Berkeley is losing its multicultural diversity among faculty, staff and students that has marked this university as one of the most prestige ones in the nation.

Sports for All: No on Referendum
I have had housemates who are varsity athletes, club athletes, and intramural athletes, and I use the RSF, too. Sport is an educational and healthful activity. In two weeks, UC Berkeley students will vote on whether to give $140 each per year to support sports amenities.

Campus Movie Shoot: 'Clean' Cash
I am writing in response to Chris Lin's narrow-minded letter ("Letters: Film Takes UC Berkeley to Laborer Status," Oct. 26). First, though, I'll just start by pointing out that "Boys and Girls" is not something out of the ordinary.

Letters to the Editor: IPIX Technology Will Only Benefit Customers
Thanks for the story on IPIX infiltrating UC Berkeley academia ("Research Begins On Better Digital Cameras," Oct. 20). It sounds great on the surface; industry teams with research to benefit the future. The problem is the company, IPIX. Here are some idealistic quotes of things that might not happen, due to IPIX business practices.

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