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Issue #772 :: Monday, September 8, 2003

Top Headlines

Missed Call Rams Cal
Cal football team, meet your second trapped ball, your second blown call, and your second heart-wrenching loss in two years.

Cuts to Library Threaten its Reputation
Threatening the campus library's top-notch reputation, soaring subscription costs are chipping away at the library's journal offerings-a problem severely compounded by millions in state budget cuts.

Ungh-nold!
Cybill Shepherd, on Arnold Schwarzenegger: "I think he has a past that is going to come out, and I'm not going to mention what it is, but it's not going to be pretty."

Broncos Duel Ends in Double-OT
The Cal women's soccer team has not lost this season, and it has not lost to Santa Clara in a regular season game in the 21st century. After Sunday, the third-ranked Broncos remain simply SC-Still Can't.

News

Cuts to Library Threaten its Reputation
Threatening the campus library's top-notch reputation, soaring subscription costs are chipping away at the library's journal offerings-a problem severely compounded by millions in state budget cuts.

Up the Stream
More than a century ago, Mark Twain misplaced a 665-page stack of papers-the first half of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. And until 1990, nobody knew that manuscript had survived, tucked away inside the attic of a curator's granddaughter.

Berkeley High Cancels Football Game Amid Threat of Violence
Following a summer filled with shootings, homicides and rumors of turf wars, the first Berkeley High School football game of the season was canceled Thursday, after school officials heard rumblings that regional rivalries could lead to violence in the stands.

Dalai Lama Spreads Peaceful Message
SAN FRANCISCO-The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual and political leader of 6 million Tibetans, spoke about peace, happiness and compassion to thousands at the University of San Francisco Friday.

Vice Provost Retires, Developed Strategic Plan, Stanley Hall
Half a century ago, vice provost William Webster attended his UC Berkeley classes in one of several temporary wooden buildings on what is now Memorial Glade.

School Board Unanimously Approves Berkeley High's First Small School
The Berkeley Board of Education unanimously approved the official creation of a new small school within Berkeley High School Wednesday.

Man Dies After Being Shot, Dumped Out of Car in Berkeley
A man was shot and dumped from a car on a South Berkeley street and died shortly thereafter early Saturday, police said.

Berkeley Residents Rally Against Recall, Proposition 54
About 80 people gathered at Washington Elementary School Saturday to participate in a rally against the recall and Proposition 54.


Sports

Missed Call Rams Cal
Cal football team, meet your second trapped ball, your second blown call, and your second heart-wrenching loss in two years.

Broncos Duel Ends in Double-OT
The Cal women's soccer team has not lost this season, and it has not lost to Santa Clara in a regular season game in the 21st century. After Sunday, the third-ranked Broncos remain simply SC-Still Can't.

Bears Salvage Tourney With Titanic Win
Unfortunately, when Cal was inviting teams to the adidas Cal Legacy Tournament, it didn't know what it was getting into in offering Old Dominion a bid.

Bears Garner Fourth Consecutive Tourney Win
The No. 22 Cal women's volleyball team was the only ranked participant competing in last weekend's Colorado State Coors Classic-and its play proved it.

Guangul and Duffy Set Course Records at Firetrail
Two years ago while training in Ethiopia, Girmay Guangul sustained an ankle injury that limited his performance for the entire season.

Some Plays Are Bigger Than Others
Sometimes football is about offensive schemes, five-step drops, safety blitzes and goal-line stops.

Early Start, Troubling Turf Unproblemantic
Coming into Saturday's NorPac conference opener against Pacific, the Cal field hockey team knew it was not going to be easy.

Sports in Brief
Old Guys School Water Polo Team


Opinion

Ungh-nold!
Cybill Shepherd, on Arnold Schwarzenegger: "I think he has a past that is going to come out, and I'm not going to mention what it is, but it's not going to be pretty."

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