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Issue #231 :: Friday, October 13, 2000

Top Headlines

Spaced Out
The Bay Area is known for being at the forefront of technology and

Computers Available 24 Hours a Day
Students without access to computers can now take advantage of a student-built and run computer facility that opened yesterday in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union.

Bear vs. Bear
On the eighth consecutive cold, wet and gray day in a row, the average Berkeley student asks him or herself, "Why in God's name did I not go to UCLA?" I could wear shorts every day! My tank tops would obtain maximum wear time during months other than September and May! I wouldn't have to dress like a damn hiker every time I leave my house!

Cal Prepared to Battle Card
Perhaps the best way to avenge a bitter loss is to beat a bitter rival.

News

Computers Available 24 Hours a Day
Students without access to computers can now take advantage of a student-built and run computer facility that opened yesterday in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union.

Abu-Jamal Protesters Inspire Senate Bill
After a heated debate, the ASUC Senate this week in effect condemned protesters disrupting a forum on death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Underground Awareness
The spirit of resistance found in the Underground Railroad and the French Underground serves as inspiration for the Berkeley-based Project Underground - a nonprofit organization that focuses on mining, oil and gas industries from environmental and human rights perspectives.

Apartments for Developmentally Disabled Draw Praise
Berkeley officials yesterday cheered the grand opening of the Rosevine Apartments, five units in North Berkeley providing affordable housing to 10 adults with developmental disabilities.

News in Brief: Columbus Day Celebration Decried by Student Group
Protesting the celebration of the Columbus Day holiday, students rallied on Upper Sproul Plaza yesterday.


Sports

Gameday: Cal Outlook
Half of Cal's season is in the books, and the same goes for its postseason hopes. The Bears are 1-4, and it doesn't get any easier from here. Four of their remaining six opponents are ranked in the top-25, and Cal needs to stage at least one upset to take anything out of this season.

Gameday: UCLA Outlook
No. 13 UCLA has returned to the form that took it to five bowls during the 1990s. This time, though, the Bruins are a balanced team. There's no reason to expect a defensive meltdown of 1998's magnitude from this team. Although it has struggled on the road, UCLA thinks it's a Rose Bowl team, and the Bruins probably regard Cal as no more than a pause in their march to the Pac-10 title.

Stanford Poses Big Obstacle for Bears
One month may not seem like a long time, but when a team's season is only two-and-a-half months, it is an eternity.

Cal Prepared to Battle Card
Perhaps the best way to avenge a bitter loss is to beat a bitter rival.

Football Claims Nine Recruits
After less than an ideal beginning to the 2000 season, the Cal football team's future isn't looking particularly bright.

Field Hockey Gets Chance at NorPac Title on Sunday
The promise of a conference title is speeding closer to the Cal field hockey team with ground zero approaching as soon as this weekend.

Sports Briefs: Volleyball Hosts William and Mary
The Cal volleyball team will host the College of William and Mary in the Recreational Sports Facility Fieldhouse tonight at 6:30 p.m.


Arts & Entertainment

Spaced Out
The Bay Area is known for being at the forefront of technology and

The Upper Crust
Have you been wanting to discover Berkeley's "Gourmet Ghetto" but just

re:CDs - Death to the Radio
When the band you love abandons its signature sound, you could bite the

re: Calender
Ethnic Notions-2000: Black Images in the White Mind, through

White Space