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Issue #785 :: Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Top Headlines

Bears to Face Field Hockey Elite in Iowa
It is not every day that you would have to represent a whole coast.

Estrogen Found to Protect Against Hippocampal Atrophy
Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Davis have discovered preliminary evidence that estrogen protects against age-related hippocampal atrophy. 

Coming Soon: Recall Set for Oct. 7
Bringing the uncertainty of a date for the state's first gubernatorial recall to a close, a San Francisco appeals court reversed its own decision yesterday, giving the green light for an Oct. 7 election.

135 Reasons to Stay Home
Recall! Abadabada blah blah blah! Prop. 54, blaaaaaaaah! Blah diddy blah blah! Arnold?! Blah blah ina godda davi! Bustamante! Blah blah blaaaaah! Register! Blah! Vote, yadda yadda yadda! Blaaaaah blaaaaah gabba gabba hey!

News

Coming Soon: Recall Set for Oct. 7
Bringing the uncertainty of a date for the state's first gubernatorial recall to a close, a San Francisco appeals court reversed its own decision yesterday, giving the green light for an Oct. 7 election.

UC Regent Pushes For Proposition 54 as Election Draws Near
Greeted by roaring applause and hissing boos, UC Regent Ward Connerly appeared before a packed auditorium on campus yesterday night to advocate for Proposition 54.

Poll Sites Fewer and Farther Between
Voters can expect to walk farther to the polls and wait longer in line on Oct. 7, as county elections officials consolidate polling stations to cut costs for the state's historic recall election.

Budget Crunch: Outreach Program Cuts Erode UC Access for Underprivileged
UC's presence is slipping further out of reach for underprivileged students throughout California, with a state-mandated 50 percent cut eliminating counselors and one-on-one face time with middle school students.

Cheese Board Co-Op Kneads Democracy With Business
When Lisa Bruzzone first moved to Berkeley, she worked behind a desk at a home-decorating business, buying buttons, wallpaper, trim and pillow inserts.

Residents Voice Complaints About University Plan
Berkeley residents gave a slew of complaints against the university's guiding plan for development until 2020 at a public comment session Monday, outraged that it could bring increased construction and traffic congestion to the city.

Correction
Yesterday's article "Campus Officials to Probe Dubious ASUC Contribution" should have stated that ASUC Judicial Council Assistant Chair Mike Davis said the Judicial Council could freeze the ASUC's budget.


Sports

Bears to Face Field Hockey Elite in Iowa
It is not every day that you would have to represent a whole coast.

Bear Witness ... With Joe Born
Above the big-screen TV in my house, there was once this giant plastic dinosaur-and if my paleontology doesn't fail me, I believe it was a triceratops.

Cal Boxing: Ready to Fight the Good Fight
First rule in boxing: A boxer never quits. Second rule in boxing: A boxer never quits.

Athlete of the Week: Valentina Godfrid, Field Hockey
Valentina Godfrid, only a freshman, has already earned a special place in Cal field hockey lore.


Opinion

135 Reasons to Stay Home
Recall! Abadabada blah blah blah! Prop. 54, blaaaaaaaah! Blah diddy blah blah! Arnold?! Blah blah ina godda davi! Bustamante! Blah blah blaaaaah! Register! Blah! Vote, yadda yadda yadda! Blaaaaah blaaaaah gabba gabba hey!

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