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Issue #888 :: Friday, February 27, 2004

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Proposed Code Revision Won't Guarantee Legal Representation
The committee overseeing the Student Code of Conduct revisions reached a tentative consensus yesterday, allowing legal representation for students in conduct hearings, but only at a university panel's discretion.

I Came, I Saw, iPod
You've seen us. On the bus. In class. Walking across campus, strolling down Telegraph Avenue. We're everywhere. We're 'Pod people.

Benson Helps Bears Roll in Overtime
Entering last night's game with Oregon, Rod Benson was known as little more than a role player. Yesterday, his role was merely to spark the Bears to victory.

Neighbors Wary of Plans for North Berkeley Halfway House
More than 40 North Berkeley residents gathered Wednesday night to discuss the potential arrival of a controversial new neighbor: a halfway house for recovering drug and alcohol abusers.

News

Proposed Code Revision Won't Guarantee Legal Representation
The committee overseeing the Student Code of Conduct revisions reached a tentative consensus yesterday, allowing legal representation for students in conduct hearings, but only at a university panel's discretion.

Neighbors Wary of Plans for North Berkeley Halfway House
More than 40 North Berkeley residents gathered Wednesday night to discuss the potential arrival of a controversial new neighbor: a halfway house for recovering drug and alcohol abusers.

Student-Athletes' Balancing Act May Lead to Depression
Right after a devastating defeat at the Big Meet against Stanford last May, Cal track and field high jumper David Glasgow considered ending his more than a decade-long athletic career.

Former Senator Backs Kerry Candidacy in Campus Speech
Former Sen. Gary Hart came to UC Berkeley yesterday to make a final call for Sen. John Kerry's presidential bid, six days before the primary election hits California.

Feature Photo: Damp Discourse


News in Brief
Berkeley Man Arrested In Wife's Fatal Stabbing

Correction
Yesterday's sports article "Women's Golf Finishes a Distant Fourth in Tourney" incorrectly stated in the sub-headline and score box that Sofie Andersson placed second in individual scores. In fact, Sophia Sheridan finished in second place in individual scores.


Sports

Benson Helps Bears Roll in Overtime
Entering last night's game with Oregon, Rod Benson was known as little more than a role player. Yesterday, his role was merely to spark the Bears to victory.

Bears Streak in Other Direction With Victories Back-to-Back
With the Pac-10 tournament a week away, the Cal women's basketball team could benefit from a dose of momentum as it prepares to enter what is its last bastion of hope at reaching the Big Dance.

Cross-Bay Dogfight Comes To Berkeley as Card Visits
It may not be the best time, but there is no time like the present for the Cal baseball squad.

Sports in Brief
Softball Aims to Protect Perfect Record in South

Numbers Conceal Improvements of Women's Water Polo
There comes a time in the season when win-loss records and rankings are not the place to look to try to see the improvements.


Opinion

I Came, I Saw, iPod
You've seen us. On the bus. In class. Walking across campus, strolling down Telegraph Avenue. We're everywhere. We're 'Pod people.

Editorial: Students Must Work to Protect Freedom of the Press
Whether a journalist works at The New York Times or a college newspaper, they have an obligation to defend an independent press free from intrusions of government and university officials.

Editorial: Addressing Depression Will Take Cooperation and Effort
This week The Daily Californian ran a three part series on the effects of depression on UC Berkeley students. The report shed light on an important, yet all too often ignored facet of student life.

Instant Runoff Voting Is a Flawed System
Recently, the Berkeley City Council voted to place an unspecified form of Instant Runoff Voting, on the March 2004 ballot (Measure I) leaving the final choice to a future City Council. There are two main forms of IRV; "full" and "optional preferential."

Letters to the Editor
GA Executive Commitment Justifies Size of Stipend

Editorial Cartoon by Jessica Rifkind


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