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Issue #759 :: Tuesday, August 19, 2003

Top Headlines

Summer Wrap
Finally, summer session is over and now I have some free time to take stock of what I thought was going to be a living death.

Poised to Be Next
The 2003 Cal football team's corp of quarterbacks have one question burning in their minds.

UC Students Attend Summit
UC DAVIS-Delegates from student governments at each UC campus converged at UC Davis last weekend for a four-day summit to kick off this year's student lobbying campaign.

Editorial: Bush's Educational Policy Leaves Thousands of Californians Behind
California education officials announced Friday the fifth straight year of improved performance on the state's standardized test.

News

UC Students Attend Summit
UC DAVIS-Delegates from student governments at each UC campus converged at UC Davis last weekend for a four-day summit to kick off this year's student lobbying campaign.

ASUC External Affairs VP to lead UC Lobbying Body
UC DAVIS-A student government veteran from UCLA and a UC Berkeley ASUC newcomer will lead the lobbying arm for UC students into the new year and through the university's continuing budget crisis.

Freshmen Battle Crowds, Boxes, Construction During Move-In
UC Berkeley freshman Graham Melcher spent last weekend packing, carrying boxes, double-parking and occasionally nodding off to sleep in his new room in Unit 1.

Report Blasts Berkeley School District
Bernadette Glenn joined Berkeley High's Safety Committee after her son was mugged twice his freshman year of high school. She wanted to put out a pamphlet informing families of what to do if a child is the victim of a crime, and send it out to Berkeley High School parents at the beginning of the school year.

Law Makes Unionizing Easier for UC Workers
A bill signed into law by Gov. Gray Davis last week gives UC and California State University employees more control over the creation of unions.

News in Brief
Follet Offers Next-Day Delivery for Textbooks

Feature Photo: Ushering in the New Year

Photo/Kim-Mai Cutler

Corrections
Friday's news brief "Berkeley Student Won't Be Among Candidates" incorrectly stated that Elizabeth Swaney collected 80 signatures to place her name on the state's Oct. 7 gubernatorial recall election. She actually collected 118 signatures.


Sports

Poised to Be Next
The 2003 Cal football team's corp of quarterbacks have one question burning in their minds.

Bears Ready to Growl in Season Opener Against Kansas State
Although Cal and Kansas State have never met prior to Saturday's Black Coaches' Association Classic, the histories of the two schools' football programs are uniquely intertwined through Bears' coach Pappy Waldorf.

Kately Honors Promise to Cal
After months of nail biting, anticipation and even a few prayers, an enormous "Oh Yeeeaah!" was heard throughout Northern California.


Opinion

Summer Wrap
Finally, summer session is over and now I have some free time to take stock of what I thought was going to be a living death.

Editorial: Bush's Educational Policy Leaves Thousands of Californians Behind
California education officials announced Friday the fifth straight year of improved performance on the state's standardized test.

Letters to the Editor
Daily Cal Should Not Support Columnist's Insensitivity

Editorial Cartoon by Jon Fischer


Editorial Cartoon Courtesy of Penny-Arcade


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