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Issue #6 :: Monday, August 23, 1999

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UC Berkeley's Ranking Rises
UC Berkeley is the nation's best public university according to U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of the nation's top colleges, which hits newsstands today.

Cycles
"You could find the Abstract listening to hip hop, my pops used to say it reminded him of bebop. I said, ‘Well, Daddy, don't you know that things go in cycles? feature...'" -Jonathan Davis, "Excursions"


Offensive Concerns Follow Bears Back to Cal
The Cal football team returned home from its 10-day fall training camp in Turlock, Calif. on Saturday and was welcomed back by a crowd of enthusiastic Bears supporters at Kleeberger Field yesterday afternoon.

Students Surf the Web for Textbooks
A slew of online booksellers is offering students an alternative to the madness of purchasing books at stores on and around the UC Berkeley campus.

News

UC Berkeley's Ranking Rises
UC Berkeley is the nation's best public university according to U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of the nation's top colleges, which hits newsstands today.

Students Surf the Web for Textbooks
A slew of online booksellers is offering students an alternative to the madness of purchasing books at stores on and around the UC Berkeley campus.

Lie Detector Tests at Labs Probable
In an effort to safeguard national laboratories, the Department of Energy is planning mandatory polygraph tests for UC and other employees with access to restricted information, a UC official said Friday.

Pacifica Absent From Meeting
Angered by the refusal of members of KPFA radio's governing body to attend a hearing, state legislators met Friday to investigate the network's financial dealings during the station's nearly three-week-long lockout.

Resource Groups Assist Student-Parents
If classes and homework seem overwhelming for students, imagine the added stress of raising a family while going to school. For many students at UC Berkeley, this is a reality faced every day, and "all-nighters" are reserved for sick kids rather than last-minute study sessions.

City Plans Zoning Code Change for Recycler
City officials are so committed to finding a home for Berkeley's one and only junk recycling business that they are proposing a change in zoning codes.

News in Brief
A founder of the Palo Alto Daily News and its sister paper, the Berkeley Daily Planet, filed a lawsuit against the Daily News' other founders last week.

World News in Brief
Deadly Quake Strikes Turkey


Sports

Sorahan Decides to Transfer
After toiling as the third-string quarterback for most of Cal's 10-day fall football camp in Turlock, Calif., freshman signal caller Ryan Sorahan announced Friday that he is leaving the Bears program.

Offensive Concerns Follow Bears Back to Cal
The Cal football team returned home from its 10-day fall training camp in Turlock, Calif. on Saturday and was welcomed back by a crowd of enthusiastic Bears supporters at Kleeberger Field yesterday afternoon.

Transfer Trend Blues
The formula these days is disturbing, but that doesn't make it any less apparent - or frustrating - to college football coaches.


Opinion

Cycles
"You could find the Abstract listening to hip hop, my pops used to say it reminded him of bebop. I said, ‘Well, Daddy, don't you know that things go in cycles? feature...'" -Jonathan Davis, "Excursions"


White Space