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Issue #826 :: Monday, November 10, 2003

Top Headlines

Code of Conduct Revisions Curb Students' Rights
UC Berkeley administrators are preparing sweeping changes to the Student Code of Conduct that would dramatically change how students can defend themselves against university disciplinary charges, according to a final draft of the revisions obtained by The Daily Californian.

Personal Hell, Part 1
If a young person feels alienated, oppressed by social and political constraints, and has nothing inside except desperation, what option does that leave them? Our leaders may condemn personal ads, but everyone knows they're the inevitable choice of the downtrodden.

NorPac Title Trifecta
Considering it owns the No. 1 seed in its conference tournament, the Cal field hockey team sure does know how to make things interesting.

Lecturer Jailed in Iran Released, May Face Trial
The UC Berkeley lecturer jailed in Iran for the past four months was released on $250,000 bail yesterday and remains in his family's home in Tehran, a colleague and friend said.

News

Code of Conduct Revisions Curb Students' Rights
UC Berkeley administrators are preparing sweeping changes to the Student Code of Conduct that would dramatically change how students can defend themselves against university disciplinary charges, according to a final draft of the revisions obtained by The Daily Californian.

Lecturer Jailed in Iran Released, May Face Trial
The UC Berkeley lecturer jailed in Iran for the past four months was released on $250,000 bail yesterday and remains in his family's home in Tehran, a colleague and friend said.

Local Firefighters Return from Southern California Blazes
Berkeley fire Lt. Kurt Chun could hear the ground rumbling. The wind started picking up and within seconds a wall of flames rushed close to the house his team was protecting.

University Kills One Dead Day in Academic Calendar
Against heavy opposition from the ASUC, UC Berkeley administrators announced Friday that the campus is moving forward with a new academic calendar that trims down the final exam period, slashing a dead day.

Rape Allegations Unfounded, Police Say
After further investigation, police concluded Friday that allegations of rape in a Southside residence hall last week were unfounded.

Lack of Funds Halts Seminary's Expansion
A grueling two-year dispute over a multimillion-dollar construction project ended last week, when the American Baptist Seminary of the West withdrew an application from City Council to expand its Southside campus.

News in Brief
Campus Arts Festival

Correction
Wednesday's science and technology article "Microbicides Deemed Effective Against HIV" misquoted UC Berkeley professor Wayne Getz.

Clarification
Wednesday's science and technology article "Microbicides Deemed Effective Against HIV" contained a sub-headline ("Protection Considered Comparable to Using Condoms") that may have implied that microbicides can be used as a replacement for condoms to protect against HIV contraction.


Sports

NorPac Title Trifecta
Considering it owns the No. 1 seed in its conference tournament, the Cal field hockey team sure does know how to make things interesting.

Cal Short Circuits in Fourth Single-Digit Loss
EUGENE, Ore.-For three quarters, the Cal football team kept Oregon at bay under the noisy nightshade of Autzen Stadium.

Black Friday Belittles Bears
PALO ALTO, Calif.-Black clouds loomed outside of Maples Pavilion on Friday, but inside things were even darker for the No. 9 Cal women's volleyball team.

Stanford Spoils Spieker Farewell
Will Quist, a senior on the Cal men's water polo team, felt the somber tide of defeat flood over his team as the final seconds ticked away in its bout with No. 3 Stanford.

Marquand Ends Cal's Year ... Again
PALO ALTO, Calif.-Before Friday night's game, Stanford midfielder Allyson Marquand was feted as part of the Cardinal's Senior Night festivities. After what she's done to the Cal program over the years, expect the Bears to send the sweetest graduation card.

Sports in Brief
Men's Swimming Victorious in Paradise

Bears Keep Hope Alive With First Golden Goal
For Kyle Navarro, yesterday afternoon was an emotional roller coaster-one that ended with the rest of the Cal men's soccer team cheering his name.


Opinion

Personal Hell, Part 1
If a young person feels alienated, oppressed by social and political constraints, and has nothing inside except desperation, what option does that leave them? Our leaders may condemn personal ads, but everyone knows they're the inevitable choice of the downtrodden.

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