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Issue #496 :: Friday, March 8, 2002

Top Headlines

Blackout Hits Campus
Several buildings remain closed on the UC Berkeley campus today following a massive power outage that left the campus blanketed in darkness for much of last night.

Patriotism at Its Finest
When the United States was attacked on Sept. 11, everyone expected a restriction of our civil liberties in the name of safety. And so, in the name of democracy, Congress approved the USA PATRIOT Act. At least it's got a catchy name.

Cal Knocks Off UCLA to Set Stage for Rematch with Wildcats Tonight
LOS ANGELES-According to the score box, No. 25 Cal was the home team. But the public address system and the number of UCLA fans said otherwise.

UC Berkeley Students Eye Berkeley City Council Run
Now that the district boundaries for November's City Council race are in place, UC Berkeley students are weighing their chances of winning one of the coveted seats.

News

Blackout Hits Campus
Several buildings remain closed on the UC Berkeley campus today following a massive power outage that left the campus blanketed in darkness for much of last night.

UC Berkeley Students Eye Berkeley City Council Run
Now that the district boundaries for November's City Council race are in place, UC Berkeley students are weighing their chances of winning one of the coveted seats.

Students, Parents Protest Berkeley High Class Reduction
Berkeley High School students and parents rallied together at a school board meeting earlier this week to protest proposed cuts to the school's elective programs.

New ASUC Attorney General Gears Up for Senate Elections
After three months of deliberation, the new ASUC attorney general takes on a full load as elections approach and a backlog of work awaits him.

Fraternities, Sororities Meet in Effort to Unite Greek Community
In the first gathering of its kind, members of predominantly white fraternities and sororities met with multicultural and minority-affiliated Greek communities Wednesday to establish lasting connections.

Daily Cal Moves to Northside Living Room
Neither power loss nor expulsion from headquarters nor the chaos and confusion of writing, editing and designing an entire newspaper in a crowded living room could stay the staff of The Daily Californian from producing the morning news.


Sports

Cal Knocks Off UCLA to Set Stage for Rematch with Wildcats Tonight
LOS ANGELES-According to the score box, No. 25 Cal was the home team. But the public address system and the number of UCLA fans said otherwise.

Top Seeds Move On Easily in First Round
LOS ANGELES-While Cal and UCLA served up the closest, finest game of the Pac-10 Tournament's opening round, blowouts were the norm here at the Staples Center last night.

Women's Tennis: Bears Head to Grand Canyon State for Crucial Matches
The No. 14 Cal women's tennis team has already proven it can beat less talented squads.

Water Polo: Cal Looks for Consistency In Weekend Conference Play
There were glimpses of the No. 4 Cal women's water polo team's schizophrenic tendencies in last weekend's split with Hawaii and No. 3 USC.


Opinion

Patriotism at Its Finest
When the United States was attacked on Sept. 11, everyone expected a restriction of our civil liberties in the name of safety. And so, in the name of democracy, Congress approved the USA PATRIOT Act. At least it's got a catchy name.

Editorial: Adeyemo's One Campus: Doomed from the Start?
Students who voted for Wally Adeyemo last year were probably voting for the centerpiece of his platform: the One Campus Campaign. He presented it as a noble and idealistic vision to bring the disparate sects of the campus community together, creating dialogue between students, faculty and staff. Adeyemo had a big idea, and he sold it to the students who elected him.

Letters to the Editor: Fiat Lux: Let There Be Light?
I'm from Bowles and I feel that we are perpetually shafted by the unyielding, corpulent bureaucracy that is the Hall Association. For instance, our dining commons was viciously torn from our lives a mere two semesters ago. Although I've actually never eaten in this holy feeding grounds of yore (I am a freshman), I still feel mistreated. And now the heinous atrocities of today's power outage crisis.

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