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Issue #573 :: Friday, August 30, 2002

Top Headlines

Football: Cal Banking on Better Start to Season
The Cal football team has a better winning streak than half the country heading into tomorrow's season opener against Baylor at 12:30 at Memorial Stadium.

Reports of Cheating Surge on Campus
Cheating may have been rampant during UC Berkeley Summer Sessions this year, according to the Student Advocate Office.

Crossing the Line
Go southeast from Berkeley along I-580, and you'll arrive at the upper middle-class mecca called Pleasanton, Calif.

Bears Pick on Someone Their Own Size, Win
The Cal football team wasn't out to make just one

News

Reports of Cheating Surge on Campus
Cheating may have been rampant during UC Berkeley Summer Sessions this year, according to the Student Advocate Office.

Correction
Thursday's article "Bears Dig for Early Wins at Own Invite" erroneously stated that the Cal volleyball team lost to Florida Atlantic last year. The Cal volleyball team actually beat Florida Atlantic 3-0.

Couple to Rekindle Flame At Memorial Stadium
This weekend, he's rooting for Baylor, and she's rooting for UC Berkeley.

Feature Photo: No Strike For These Guys


Berkeley Sees Racial Gap in Public Schools
Nearly 40 percent of Berkeley's white families send their children to private schools, a rate far higher than any other racial group in the city, according to U.S. Census data released Monday.

Student Leaders Take Measures To Address Shaky ASUC Budget
Last year's ASUC administration may have left the student government's new executives with a shaky financial foundation.

Grad Assembly Plans Increased Student Activism
Apathetic, isolated and disconnected are not going to be words used to describe this year's Graduate Assembly if its new executives have their way.

News in Brief: Transient Arrested On Cocaine Charges
A suspected cocaine dealer is being held in lieu of $21,500 bail after narcotics officers raided a South Berkeley home Wednesday night.

News in Brief: State May Require Better Smog Checks
A bill intended to curb California pollution would require Bay Area commuters to perform enhanced smog checks on their automobiles, according to a report from the Associated Press.

UC Berkeley Student Escapes Attempted Rape
A female UC Berkeley student successfully fought off a man who was


Sports

Women's Soccer: Bears Host Annual Invitational at Edwards
The Cal women's soccer team will open its regular season full of optimism as the host of the eighth annual Cal Invitational.

Men's Soccer: Bears Tackle Loyola Marymount, Cal State Northridge to Open Slate
If Jeff Tedford is looking for a long-term role model, he should consider chatting with Kevin Grimes, coach of Cal's 'other' football team.

Sports in Brief: Braun Grants Legans Release
Shantay Legans has been granted his scholarship release and will transfer to Fresno State, according to a statement from Cal men's basketball coach Ben Braun.

Sports in Brief: Field Hockey Hosts Rutgers at Stanford
Every season, all but one team ends the season with a loss.

Football: Cal Banking on Better Start to Season
The Cal football team has a better winning streak than half the country heading into tomorrow's season opener against Baylor at 12:30 at Memorial Stadium.

Bears Pick on Someone Their Own Size, Win
The Cal football team wasn't out to make just one


Opinion

Crossing the Line
Go southeast from Berkeley along I-580, and you'll arrive at the upper middle-class mecca called Pleasanton, Calif.

Editorial: New Coaching Staff Brings Hope to Football Program
Cal football fans were caught in a whirlwind of optimism before the 2001 season began. But in what seems to be a football tradition at UC Berkeley, students and fans were ultimately let down when their optimism culminated in a dismal one-win season.

Letters to the Editor
I am writing in order to correct a misperception that might arise from reading Helen Christophi's article on the lecturer's strike ("Three-Day Strike Comes to End With Two Rallies," August 29). She quotes Paul Schwartz, of the University of California Office of the President (UCOP), as saying "the strike has not put any more money in the university's budget or increased the university's resources." Schwartz goes on to say that "all UC employees have already been granted two percent wage increases."

Editorial Art by Tramaine de Senna


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