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Issue #256 :: Monday, November 20, 2000

Top Headlines

So Suddenly, It's Six
And suddenly, if not inevitably, it was over.

Tofurky Day?
Thursday is Thanksgiving. Most Americans know it as Turkey Day. Turkey Day?! A holiday about a food? Am I the only one missing something?

Off Field, Big Game Is ‘Tame'
Despite predictions of widespread violence and disorder in Memorial Stadium, members of the UC Berkeley student rooting section were generally well-behaved during and after Saturday's Big Game.

Seniors Have Unenviable Legacy
For the 16 seniors on the Cal football team, Nov. 18 was supposed to be day the Bears ended years of futility against Stanford.

News

Off Field, Big Game Is ‘Tame'
Despite predictions of widespread violence and disorder in Memorial Stadium, members of the UC Berkeley student rooting section were generally well-behaved during and after Saturday's Big Game.

Votomatic Voting System: A Better Ballot
Almost 30 years ago, Berkeley resident William Rouverol helped design the voting system at the root of the current voting fiasco in Florida and the unprecedented problems of the 2000 national election.

Group Teaches How To ‘Take Forests Back'
Instead of protesting forest clear-cutting on Sproul Plaza, Jake Wilson, a UC Berkeley senior, and other members of a Berkeley activist group prefer to demonstrate in a more unconventional fashion.

Life on the Streets
He goes by the name Turtle. Beneath the dirt-swirled arms, the brownish-yellow rotting teeth and the mangled Yankees cap, he is a 32-year-old man brought up on the streets.

Noguera Speaks of Post at Harvard
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - To some, Harvard University and UC Berkeley are the intellectual jewels of each of the nation's coasts - and this fall, one former UC Berkeley professor has had the chance to experience them both.

Racial Issues Hot Topics at Forum
Members of a collection of multiracial and multiethnic groups that promote racial equality called on UC Berkeley students to take a proactive stance against racial profiling at a discussion Friday.

New Skate Park for Youths to Open
It used to be that Berkeley police officers would kick four and five-year-old kids out of city parks if they were caught with a skateboard.

News in Brief: Four Student Groups Test Their Culinary Skills in Chili Cook-off
With the song "Shake That Ass," blasting from a boombox in the background, four local celebrity judges squared off to taste homemade chili in the first CalPIRG chili cook-off Friday.


Sports

So Suddenly, It's Six
And suddenly, if not inevitably, it was over.

Holmoe Has One Lifeline Left
Sick of a team searching for answers, Cal fans are searching for someone to blame.

Seniors Have Unenviable Legacy
For the 16 seniors on the Cal football team, Nov. 18 was supposed to be day the Bears ended years of futility against Stanford.

Women's Hoops Loses Two on the Road
Losses are always hard, but when the game comes down to the last few seconds, the feeling is even more painful.

Bears Easily Dismiss Oregon
At least some seniors at Cal will end their careers with a win at home this year.

Daily Cal Bruises Its Way to Ink Bowl Victory
As Editor in Chief Daniel Hernandez staggered onto the field Saturday morning, his face caked with mud, sweat dripping from his body, he uttered a rallying cry sure to go down in Ink Bowl lore.

Sports Brief: Guangul Heads Off For NCAAs
Girmay Guangul will be Cal's lone representative at today's NCAA Cross Country Championships in Ames, Iowa. The race begins at 11 a.m.


Opinion

Tofurky Day?
Thursday is Thanksgiving. Most Americans know it as Turkey Day. Turkey Day?! A holiday about a food? Am I the only one missing something?

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