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Issue #775 :: Wednesday, September 10, 2003

Top Headlines

Scientists Probe Subtle Mysteries and Mechanics of the Human Mind
UC Berkeley researchers are trying to crack one of humanity's greatest unsolved mysteries-the mechanics of human cognition.

If I Had a Shovel ...
I call Bullshit on playing Risk. Ten years ago, it was just called Dungeons & Dragons. If you really want to play God, go work for the city's Parking and Transportation Department.

Take a Bite Out of History
Ask someone on the street about the last 30 years of Cal football and you are sure to get the usual answers.

Daily Cal Demands Final Lease Offer
After more than a year of stalled negotiations, The Daily Californian gave ASUC officials an ultimatum last night to present a final lease offer by next Thursday or face a possible lawsuit.

News

UC, Student Groups Push for More Pell Grant Aid
Preparing to make a mark on national higher education legislation, UC, along with campus student groups, are pushing to bump up federal financial aid grants to combat soaring tuition across the country.

Cognitive Science Major Caps Enrollment Next Fall
Students intending to declare as a cognitive science major next fall should brace themselves for competition, after swelling demand and insufficient resources have led the College of Letters and Science to cap enrollment in the major.

Bus Drivers Put Brakes on Strike, for Now
Unionized AC Transit bus drivers will not be striking this week, after transit officials agreed to temporarily return $2.5 million to their operating budget, delaying route cuts.

Feature Photo: Can You Dig It?


News in Brief
UC Police Officer Stabbed in Pursuit

Daily Cal Demands Final Lease Offer
After more than a year of stalled negotiations, The Daily Californian gave ASUC officials an ultimatum last night to present a final lease offer by next Thursday or face a possible lawsuit.


Sports

Take a Bite Out of History
Ask someone on the street about the last 30 years of Cal football and you are sure to get the usual answers.

Bear Witness ... With Brian Tremblay
The only thing more intimidating this week than Dan Hodes' new powder blue Whine

Sports Notebook: Bethea Questionable for Matchup Against Utes
Mired in a competition for a starting cornerback job, Harrison Smith may have gotten a bit of a break.

Golf Update



Opinion

If I Had a Shovel ...
I call Bullshit on playing Risk. Ten years ago, it was just called Dungeons & Dragons. If you really want to play God, go work for the city's Parking and Transportation Department.

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