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Issue #576 :: Wednesday, September 4, 2002

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Bears Expect Tougher Test in Hard-Nosed Aggies Squad
With an exhilarating 70-22 victory over Baylor in the back of their minds, and a big game against New Mexico State (0-1) in the forefront, Cal football coach Jeff Tedford and key players discussed the young season yesterday at the Bears' weekly media luncheon.

Zinc-Bound Protein Implicated in DNA Repair
Curing cancer is not just for medical doctors, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies anymore. Basic biological research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has helped build the framework to assist in the pursuit of this elusive goal.

Empowering Staircases
The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him ... the unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself ... all progress depends on the unreasonable man," wrote George Bernard Shaw.

State Legislature Slashes UC Outreach, Research Funds
The California Assembly approved a state budget Sunday that may unilaterally cut funding to UC outreach and research programs.

News

State Legislature Slashes UC Outreach, Research Funds
The California Assembly approved a state budget Sunday that may unilaterally cut funding to UC outreach and research programs.

Researchers Get Unexpected Results With Chilling Efforts
Researchers have created a highly ordered state of matter that may eventually change the course of computer design.

Legislators Push for Increased Minorities in UC Graduate Schools
In a move to increase underrepresented minorities at the graduate level, state lawmakers have requested the use of comprehensive review in UC graduate school admissions.

Students May Face Punishment for Protest
Members of Students for Justice in Palestine may soon face charges of violating the student code of conduct for the sit-in at Wheeler Hall last spring.

Haas Students to Take Course Via Webcasted Lectures
Next Monday, UC Berkeley students will show up to a business class where the professor will be teaching them 3,300 miles away.

News in Brief: Woman Injured in Berkeley Shooting
Several shooters opened fire on a car in South Berkeley late Monday and wounded a woman in the foot, police said.

News in Brief: Memorial Held for Bombing Victim
Berkeley students and community members gathered last night to hold a memorial for UC Berkeley alumna Marla Bennett.

Feature Photo: Tour de Cal



Sports

Bears Expect Tougher Test in Hard-Nosed Aggies Squad
With an exhilarating 70-22 victory over Baylor in the back of their minds, and a big game against New Mexico State (0-1) in the forefront, Cal football coach Jeff Tedford and key players discussed the young season yesterday at the Bears' weekly media luncheon.

Fans Should Enjoy Win for All It's Worth
The sound of clanging wheels, jolly jostling and "Powell got snubbed for Pac-10 player of the week!" fills the air.

Pac-10 Notebook: Conference Nearly Perfect Over Weekend
Despite a record-breaking Saturday at Memorial Stadium, Cal football was merely a blip on the Pac-10 radar.

Sports in Brief: Local Recruit Verbally Commits to Cal
Oakland High senior Ayinde Ubaka has given Cal men's basketball coach Ben Braun a verbal commitment to play for the Bears beginning in fall 2003.


Opinion

Empowering Staircases
The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him ... the unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself ... all progress depends on the unreasonable man," wrote George Bernard Shaw.

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