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Issue #207 :: Monday, September 11, 2000

Top Headlines

Holmoe Accepts One More Year
Running a reverse with the final seconds ticking off the clock, Cal head football coach Tom Holmoe agreed to a one-year contract extension less than 24 hours before the Bears kicked off their 2000 season.

Ladies: Please Write to Me
First off, "What the hell is a guest columnist?" you ask. Well, it's much like a Trojan Magnum. Being a columnist for one day will certainly inflate your ego, but you're still gonna throw it away after one use.

Cal Slips, Doesn't Fall in Opener
Not a bright one, one that faded and was almost snuffed out in the end, but a light nonetheless.

Rick Starr Returns to Serenade Students
At the entrance of Sproul Plaza, he stands tall, holding a broken cordless microphone and singing classic tunes like "Moonriver" to students going to and from class. Each time female students pass by, he winks and smiles at them, signaling to join him in a song.

News

Holmoe Accepts One More Year
Running a reverse with the final seconds ticking off the clock, Cal head football coach Tom Holmoe agreed to a one-year contract extension less than 24 hours before the Bears kicked off their 2000 season.

Rick Starr Returns to Serenade Students
At the entrance of Sproul Plaza, he stands tall, holding a broken cordless microphone and singing classic tunes like "Moonriver" to students going to and from class. Each time female students pass by, he winks and smiles at them, signaling to join him in a song.

Annual Solano Stroll Showcases Oddities' Parade
In Berkeley, a lost deer seems more out of place than a man on a unicycle wearing a watermelon on his head while juggling tofu. Nevertheless, Berkeley residents could see both yesterday at the 26th annual Solano Avenue Stroll.

Renovation Rattles Barrows
Wondering where those confused political science majors wandering into the statistics offices of Evans Hall came from? Or the sociology students stumbling over physics equipment in LeConte Hall?

Spanish or English, Kids Plunge Through Immersion at Local Schools
For years, teachers, parents and educators have searched for a way to instill high academic standards and multicultural values in young children. Now, coordinators of Berkeley's Two-Way Immersion Bilingual Program believe they have the answer.

News in Brief: Board Approves Surveillance Camera Plan for Berkeley High
In an effort to improve school safety, Berkeley High School students will soon find themselves monitored by approximately 36 cameras installed in their hallways.


Sports

Cal Slips, Doesn't Fall in Opener
Not a bright one, one that faded and was almost snuffed out in the end, but a light nonetheless.

And They Say Nice Guys Never Win . . .
It didn't have the drama of a Kyle Boller 45-yard opening pass.

Boller Bombs Bears to Victory
Cal's offense has not arrived yet, but it's on the way. Not coincidentally, the same can be said for Kyle Boller.

Opening Weekend Perfect for Polo
Well, after one weekend of play, it's official - the No. 2 Cal men's water polo team has a ton of depth. Like the Buffalo Bills of the early 1990s, this weekend's matches proved that the Bears' game plan is to run, gun and wear down their opponents.

Spikers Earn Split in Golden Bear Classic
This weekend at the Golden Bear Volleyball Classic, it looked like someone was doing laundry. There were dirty moments, there were clean moments and in the end, everything was laid on the line.

Field Hockey Suffers First Loss of Season
After opening the season with back-to-back overtime wins at home, the Cal field hockey team's confidence was riding sky-high as they went into Friday's neutral site game against No. 17 Northeastern.

Soccer Stays Perfect With Pair of Wins
It's clear the players on the field at the beginning of the game can score. How about the gang on the sideline?


Opinion

Ladies: Please Write to Me
First off, "What the hell is a guest columnist?" you ask. Well, it's much like a Trojan Magnum. Being a columnist for one day will certainly inflate your ego, but you're still gonna throw it away after one use.

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