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Issue #812 :: Friday, October 24, 2003

Top Headlines

Cal Runs All Over Timid Cats
To summarize the dominance of the Cal football team

UC Admissions Conflict Fails to Deter Applicants
Although a media frenzy has erupted around the spat between UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Berdahl and UC Regents Chair John Moores over admissions, it's business as usual for Berkeley High School seniors who are prepping their college applications.

Cause Junkies
Hi, have you pledged to save the environment today? Would you like to buy the latest edition of the Socialist Revolution newsletter and help us topple the greedy capitalist system in power and redistribute the wealth in society? Will you make a donation to the Save the World Foundation and help us find the cure for crippling social evils like unemployment, poverty and abortion? Would you like to pledge to stop oil drilling off the coast of Alaska and help preserve Earth's dwindling natural resources? Can you spare the air today?

Cal Watches for the Ball to Bounce its Way
Just as you wouldn't stand in front of an oncoming car, Cal football coach Jeff Tedford isn't going to stand in front of a Tyler Fredrickson field goal.

News

UC Admissions Conflict Fails to Deter Applicants
Although a media frenzy has erupted around the spat between UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Berdahl and UC Regents Chair John Moores over admissions, it's business as usual for Berkeley High School seniors who are prepping their college applications.

Four Candidates Remain for Position of Boalt Hall Dean
A search committee for the next Boalt Hall School of Law dean has whittled down a list of more than 200 candidates to four outsiders who will make campus visits within the next month.

ASUC Demands Connerly Resign, University Cede Control of Funds
Clipped of the ability to dole out money, ASUC senators instead took radical stances on three issues Wednesday night-calling for UC Regent Ward Connerly's resignation and demanding the UC Berkeley administration stay out of ASUC coffers.

Corrections
The Oct. 13 article "Vision for Campus Multicultural Center Fades Despite Five-Year-Old Promise" misidentified a student working at the Cross-Cultural Student Development Center as Camilo Romiro.

Berkeley Professor's Radar May Yield Better Wine Grapes
OAKVILLE, Calif.-The days of wine makers smashing grapes with their feet are a thing of the past. Today's winemakers use mechanical grape crushers, chemistry and-thanks to new research from UC Berkeley scientists-could be using radar technology to produce the next great vintage.

Franken Uses Sarcasm to Disparage Fox, Bush
Al Franken, the liberal comedian known for skewering conservatives with a punchy wit, cooked up a storm against the the right wing to a thrilled sold-out crowd at Zellerbach Auditorium last night.


Sports

Cal Watches for the Ball to Bounce its Way
Just as you wouldn't stand in front of an oncoming car, Cal football coach Jeff Tedford isn't going to stand in front of a Tyler Fredrickson field goal.

Bears Hope to Drown Out Cries of Upset
This season, the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation water polo teams have underscored the time-honored competitive spirit in a conspiracy to constantly discredit the national rankings.

Missing Stars and Scores, Soccer Takes One Last Lunge
The last time the Cal women's soccer team headed north to play the Oregon schools, it was a homecoming of sorts for then-junior forward Laura Schott. Schott was one of the best players ever to come out of the state, and would finish that season with 15 goals after posting 23 the previous season for the Bears.

Second Shot at Number One
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the fastest to the ball?

Sports in Brief
Women's Tennis Starts Second Leg of ITA Play at Stanford

Two Seniors Bid Farewell as Two Bears Clash Claws
The end is near, but they are not worried about it yet.

Cal Runs All Over Timid Cats
To summarize the dominance of the Cal football team


Opinion

Cause Junkies
Hi, have you pledged to save the environment today? Would you like to buy the latest edition of the Socialist Revolution newsletter and help us topple the greedy capitalist system in power and redistribute the wealth in society? Will you make a donation to the Save the World Foundation and help us find the cure for crippling social evils like unemployment, poverty and abortion? Would you like to pledge to stop oil drilling off the coast of Alaska and help preserve Earth's dwindling natural resources? Can you spare the air today?

Editorial: When Every Hour Counts
One of the most critical elements in the academic experience is a student's ability to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle while preparing for classes.

Anti-Alcohol Campaign Should Redirect Focus
Is it possible to imagine a university free of alcohol? Whether you prefer the forties found in dormitories, the jungle juice prevalent at fraternity parties or the imported beers and wines in more sophisticated apartments, alcohol appears as a relentless aspect to our existence as college students.

Letters to the Editor
Polygamy Breeds Immorality and Moral Bankruptcy

Editorial Cartoon by Brad Aldridge


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