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Issue #596 :: Wednesday, October 2, 2002

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Undergraduates Hold Science's Future in Their Hands
Editor's Note: This is the first article in a two-part series exploring the contributions of undergraduate researchers at UC Berkeley. Part two will appear in next Wednesday's paper.

Bears' Front Line Leads Offensive Resurgence
Boller, Igber, Ward, McArthur, Banta-Cain. If you can identify those last names, you just passed Cal Football 101. Now let's move up to the graduate level.

Preaching to the Converted
In Kenneth Lonergan's, "You Can Count on Me," Mark Ruffalo plays an unambitious vagabond-type, interested only in getting by, who returns to his small hometown to visit his sister. Lonergan sculpts the tension of the movie around the conflict between unpredictable city urchin existentialist and low-income, Christian, single mother. The tension is crystallized by the discussion between the preacher and the protagonist, Terry.

Students Hold Debate in the Name of Free Speech
Some of UC Berkeley's most contentious ideological opponents gathered at Sproul Plaza yesterday to celebrate one idea they could all agree on-their disagreement.

News

Students Hold Debate in the Name of Free Speech
Some of UC Berkeley's most contentious ideological opponents gathered at Sproul Plaza yesterday to celebrate one idea they could all agree on-their disagreement.

Miscommunication Results in Delay For Wheeler Protester's Trial
Nearly a dozen UC police officers, several metal barriers and three empty chairs-what was supposed to be a continuation of Monday's first hearing of the Wheeler Hall protesters turned out to be an unusual display of confusion and miscommunication.

Gov. Davis Signs Bill Supporting Proposed Institute of Diversity
Gov. Gray Davis called on UC to lead a statewide research program to investigate the social and economic benefits of diversity in state institutions Monday.

Feature Photo: Rico Suave


Court Rules UC Can Begin Construction Of Merced Campus
A Superior Court of California rejected a complaint from several environmental groups yesterday, allowing UC to begin its Merced campus's first phase of construction.

News in Brief
Controversial Web Site Changes Format

Large Housing Expansion Sought In University Village Renovation
UC Berkeley planners are putting the final touches on a draft of a plan that would revamp University Village, the university housing complex in Albany for graduate students with families.


Sports

Bears' Front Line Leads Offensive Resurgence
Boller, Igber, Ward, McArthur, Banta-Cain. If you can identify those last names, you just passed Cal Football 101. Now let's move up to the graduate level.

The Tedford Theory of Quarterbacks
There's nothing like the quarterback in football.

Pac-10 Notebook: While Cardinal Struggles, Sun Devils Shine
Having mostly whipped up on non-conference opponents, the Pac-10 finally got around to playing football against its own kind last Saturday, and there was plenty of carnage from the get-go.


Opinion

Preaching to the Converted
In Kenneth Lonergan's, "You Can Count on Me," Mark Ruffalo plays an unambitious vagabond-type, interested only in getting by, who returns to his small hometown to visit his sister. Lonergan sculpts the tension of the movie around the conflict between unpredictable city urchin existentialist and low-income, Christian, single mother. The tension is crystallized by the discussion between the preacher and the protagonist, Terry.

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