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Issue #463 :: Wednesday, January 23, 2002

Top Headlines

Cal Baseball Wants to Keep Winning Simple
The philosophy Cal baseball coach David Esquer preaches to his team is simple, yet complicated at the same time.

Chancellor Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer
UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Berdahl will publicly announce today that he has been diagnosed with an early stage of prostate cancer.

Galactic Map Aids Stellar Formation Theory
Sometimes, maps lead you where you're going. Sometimes, they lead to unexpected treasure.

I Miss Bill
I've got to hand it to George W. Bush, whom I consider the great master of deception. He is managing to guide this country through its worst recession in about a decade-or since his father was president-yet still maintain an approval rating well over 70 percent. Yes, there is this war in central Asia he is supposedly masterminding, but I find it difficult to believe he is at the helm of the war when he has taken two extended vacations in the past year. Now he has embarked on some sort of presidential tour, saying how much Democrats suck. How impressive.

News

Graduate Student Enrollment and Support Receives Regents' Attention
LOS ANGELES-UC must enroll an additional 11,000 graduate students systemwide and increase support for them by 2010 in order to stay competitive with other top institutions, a university commission reported.

ASUC Executives May Face Recall As Fee Spending Questions Mount
A UC Berkeley student is threatening to recall four of the five student government executives, saying they are withholding information on how student fees are spent.

Berkeley Public Schools Fall Short Of State's Academic Aspirations
Only two schools in Berkeley met their academic improvement goals last year, and figures released from the state show that only five ranked higher than the statewide average for similar schools.

Shooting in South Berkeley Leaves One Man Dead, Another Hospitalized
A shooting in South Berkeley early Tuesday morning has left one man dead and another critically injured.

Chancellor Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer
UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Berdahl will publicly announce today that he has been diagnosed with an early stage of prostate cancer.

Early-Morning Fire Leaves Eight Residents Homeless
A national landmark in Berkeley caught fire Tuesday morning, displacing residents who lived in the University Avenue apartment complex.


Sports

Cal Baseball Wants to Keep Winning Simple
The philosophy Cal baseball coach David Esquer preaches to his team is simple, yet complicated at the same time.

Bears Don't Mess Around in Texas
Common sense says not to get a bear angry.

Tomorrow in Sports
The Bears travel to Southern California to face No. 23 USC tomorrow night and No. 13 UCLA Saturday. A sweep of the Los Angeles schools would likely put the Bears in the top-25 in next week's polls. Cal won its last road game Jan. 12 against Oregon State after dropping its first three contests away from Haas Pavilion.


Opinion

I Miss Bill
I've got to hand it to George W. Bush, whom I consider the great master of deception. He is managing to guide this country through its worst recession in about a decade-or since his father was president-yet still maintain an approval rating well over 70 percent. Yes, there is this war in central Asia he is supposedly masterminding, but I find it difficult to believe he is at the helm of the war when he has taken two extended vacations in the past year. Now he has embarked on some sort of presidential tour, saying how much Democrats suck. How impressive.

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