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Issue #218 :: Tuesday, September 26, 2000

Top Headlines

Legislation Forbids Lecture Note Sales
Students who would rather purchase lecture notes from online companies than attend class may soon find themselves scurrying to class at 8 a.m., due to a bill Gov. Gray Davis signed over the weekend.

Cal Slips Past Stanford in OT
STANFORD - The Cal field hockey team wanted to go to strokes.

Whistle While You Work
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Berkeley Art Museum Director Emeritus Dies
James Elliott, director emeritus of the Berkeley Art Museum, has died of congestive heart failure. He was 76.

News

Legislation Forbids Lecture Note Sales
Students who would rather purchase lecture notes from online companies than attend class may soon find themselves scurrying to class at 8 a.m., due to a bill Gov. Gray Davis signed over the weekend.

Berkeley Art Museum Director Emeritus Dies
James Elliott, director emeritus of the Berkeley Art Museum, has died of congestive heart failure. He was 76.

Striving to Uphold the Code
After the Cal Student Store pulled sweatshirts made in Myanmar from its shelves last week, concerns have surfaced about how UC Berkeley can ensure that merchandise bearing its name is manufactured under good working conditions.

Garden Teaches Children to Nurture, Understand Nature
Just five years ago, the flourishing organic garden at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School was nothing but an abandoned lot of broken asphalt and scraggly weeds.

Bike Group Celebrates Liberation From Autos
A group of pro-bike, anti-fossil fuel Berkeleyans partied Sunday at the Pyramid Ale House in Berkeley's closest equivalent to the all-American biker rally.

Telecommunications Decision Looms
Under the threat of being sued, the Berkeley City Council will meet tonight to discuss whether to block new telecommunications facilities from moving into the city.

News In Brief: Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Online Book Companies to Tax
Unphased by pressure from Cody's Books and other independent booksellers, the governor vetoed a bill yesterday that would have required Internet-run book companies to collect sales tax.


Sports

Cal Slips Past Stanford in OT
STANFORD - The Cal field hockey team wanted to go to strokes.

Oregon Stops Foster, Halts UCLA's Streak
This past weekend, the rest of the country learned how to slow down Deshaun Foster and the UCLA offense.

Broncos Breeze Past Bears
One of the main criticisms of soccer in the United States is the lack of offense. The Cal men's soccer team is not quelling those complaints.

Veress Impresses in Tourney
You'd think after the performance that Balazs Veress put on last week someone would clue him in as to where practice is.

Athlete of the Week - Maite Zabala
For perhaps the first time this season, Maite Zabala was challenged. After being kidded by teammates for not having to work too hard early in the season - she earned two consecutive shutouts without recording a single save - the senior goalkeeper for the No. 11 Cal women's soccer squad turned in an awesome performance Sunday to preserve a 1-1 tie to No. 19 Santa Clara.


Opinion

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Editorial: Profit With A Conscience
After years of enduring student protest against selling items made in sweatshops, the Cal Student Store has finally responded. In a move signifying UC Berkeley's renewed interest in world politics, the store pulled from its shelves last Thursday JanSport sweatshirts manufactured in Myanmar, a country notorious for human rights violations, and returned them to the manufacturer.

Students Should Make Their Votes Count In November
Once again, we are approaching the time of year when it becomes impossible to watch television without being confronted with politicians asking for our votes. Every two years, our airwaves are saturated with the many promises from political figures, both Republicans and Democrats who attempt to woo crucial voters in the waning days before the election.

Students Should Make Their Votes Count In November
It is becoming more and more difficult for low-income students to afford a college education. In the last 30 years, while college tuition has skyrocketed, low-income families' earnings have declined. As a result, college is becoming less accessible to these families. As college students, we represent those who have made it, and we must play a role to ensure that every young person has the same opportunity.

Letters To The Editor: Bear's Lair Welcomes Students Back
I am the restaurant owner of Healthy Heavenly Foods. I'd like to write my thoughts on The Bear's Lair ("Who Let The Bear Out Of The Lair," Sept. 12). First off I'd like to sincerely thank the students and the employees of the university for all their support and for allowing us, Healthy Heavenly Foods, Taqueria Los Reyes, Natural Sensation, and The Coffee Spot, all to stay at The Bear's Lair to continue serving students.

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