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Issue #205 :: Thursday, September 7, 2000

Top Headlines

Scoring Spree Heads South
Time to pack up the circus and take the show on the road.

It's Good to Go Schizo
Let's talk about Eminem. It's not because I think he's cute (guys who sing songs about murdering their pregnant wives are not cute). It's because this guy is the only mainstream artist who speaks the truth.

Case Questions Meaning of Outreach
A case argued before the state Supreme Court yesterday could have a profound impact on the UC system's outreach policies, which have been a major part of the university's efforts to attract underrepresented minority students in the wake of Proposition 209.

Nady Ponders Return To Cal
The Major League Baseball draft ended over three months ago and along with it, the lives of college players across the nation either took a dramatic turn for the better or a drastic turn for the worse.

News

Case Questions Meaning of Outreach
A case argued before the state Supreme Court yesterday could have a profound impact on the UC system's outreach policies, which have been a major part of the university's efforts to attract underrepresented minority students in the wake of Proposition 209.

Scientists Increase Stability of Bohrium
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists have come one step closer to understanding a chemical element discovered at Berkeley, according to research published today.

Acclaimed Novelist Tells Stories From Childhood
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt started off his speech at the Berkeley Community Theatre last night by talking "like a teenager" and defending freedom of children.

Legislature Eyes Credit Card Vendors
With their flashy booths and snazzy free gifts, credit card companies have caught the eye of more than just college students this semester.

Canine, Disabled Owner, Salad Toss Up Controversy in Local Restaurant
An argument over the American Disabilities Act landed a Berkeley resident and his dog in jail Sunday when he only wanted a Caesar salad.

Correction
Yesterday's story "Bear's Lair Scheduled to Open Soon" should have stated that the ASUC negotiated with FanFare to manage undetermined businesses in The Bear's Lair.

News In Brief: Housing Advocacy Project Aims To Encourage Voters To Register
The Affordable Housing Advocacy Project will be holding a Voter Registration Drive Kickoff this Saturday to increase voter participation among low and moderate-income individuals.

Photo Essay: The Women of 2004
field, in the classrooms, on Sproul Plaza, the women of this fall's


Sports

Scoring Spree Heads South
Time to pack up the circus and take the show on the road.

Nady Ponders Return To Cal
The Major League Baseball draft ended over three months ago and along with it, the lives of college players across the nation either took a dramatic turn for the better or a drastic turn for the worse.

Receivers Will Give Group Effort This Year
Minutes after Cal's scrimmage on the last day of training camp in Turlock, freshman Chase Lyman stood in the early-morning heat, having just survived his first 10 days of college football.

Speedy Mr. Smith
His words are short, his answers curt. For Utah's Steve Smith, life isn't about superfluous excuses - it's about quick solutions.

Men's Polo Opens With Central Valley Foes
The Cal men's water polo team is going to compete this year. The Bears are going to be in a lot of games, and they are going to win many of those games. This is known.


Opinion

It's Good to Go Schizo
Let's talk about Eminem. It's not because I think he's cute (guys who sing songs about murdering their pregnant wives are not cute). It's because this guy is the only mainstream artist who speaks the truth.

Editorial: By Golly, A Little Too Much Wally?
ASUC President Teddy Liaw has made his first prominent executive decision - a questionable appointment of a prominent ASUC senator to the chief of staff position in his office. The consequences - a direct conflict of interest and a ridiculously obvious political maneuver intended to establish a senator as an heir apparent.

UVA Student Responds To Rankings
If I only had read one review of "Showgirls" before I saw it in the theater during my senior year of high school, I would have saved myself two hours of sheer disappointment and $7. The critics were correct - I should have just stayed home and rented "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

ASUC Priorities Must Support Housing
My best friend is in a cramped triple in Unit 3. My second cousin is a 45-minute walk from campus. A friend of mine has been trying for three weeks to get his landlord to eliminate the rats that crawl through the holes in her walls. Students have walked into our office to say they are moving to Oakland because they cannot afford to live in Berkeley.

Letters to the Editor: ASUC Addresses Relevant Issues
Chuck McNally may have been trying to suggest positive changes for the ASUC in his last letter to The Daily Californian, but I didn't read anything of substance ("ASUC Should Address Real Issues," Sept. 5). McNally says that the ASUC must address "real issues" and "real life" yet he never defines what these real issues are.

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