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Issue #581 :: Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Top Headlines

Driverless Buses Make Commutes Safe, Efficient
Tom Cruise's character in the movie "Minority Report" has no need for a driver: in his world, cars drive themselves, packed closely together and at very high speeds.

Jerkov Fits in Perfectly With Undefeated Spikers
Don't let the Tedfordmania fool you, the Cal football team is not the hottest team in Berkeley this fall.

Our World Changed: A Time to Reflect
A year ago today, time stopped. All at once, we felt shock, horror and fear. A torrent of questions overwhelmed us: How could this have happened? Will we go to war? What exactly have we woken up to today?

Editorial: Looking Back: Where Are We After One Year?
If there is a single safe thing to say about America after Sept. 11, 2001, we can say that it has changed.

News

A Year of Government Effort Yields Safer Skies
National guards with machine guns, thousands of new detection machines, a new federal agency, heightened training requirements for baggage screeners, and one year later, flying is safer.

Security Tighter But Not Oppressive At UC-Run Labs
Many employees at UC-run labs say they have grown accustomed to working among the labs' post-Sept 11 security measures.

Tragedy Shapes Student Groups
The day two planes crashed into the World Trade Center heralded a year of changing mind-sets, shifting priorities and lives made surreal.

International Students Feel Increase in Scrutiny
One year ago, five men flew an American Airlines airplane into the Pentagon.

Incidents of Violence, Prejudice Followed Last Year's Attacks
In the days after Sept. 11, Muslim Student Association boardmember Salman Alam sat at his organization's table on Sproul Plaza. Alam had come to offer his condolences for the 400 Muslims that died that day.

Academic Independence Prevails Despite Volatility
While the country learns to deal with tighter restrictions on information accessibility, some UC Berkeley professors say they have not been denied academic freedom after Sept. 11.

Our World Changed: A Time to Reflect
A year ago today, time stopped. All at once, we felt shock, horror and fear. A torrent of questions overwhelmed us: How could this have happened? Will we go to war? What exactly have we woken up to today?

Greeks Accept Alcohol Proposal
The drought on Frat Row is over, but don't break out the champagne yet-it's still off-limits.

Chancellor to Debut ‘Bear in Mind'
In a new Webcast radio-style talk show set to debut Thursday, UC Berkeley's Chancellor Robert Berdahl will interview members of the campus community for a monthly program entitled "Bear in Mind."

Speaker Encourages Activism in Presentation
One of the first nine blacks to integrate Arkansas's schools spoke about women's activism yesterday at an exhibition opening.

Campus Remembers Sept. 11 In a Myriad of Ways
An hour before sunrise, a day of memorials will begin today across campus.

UC Offers Conference for Counselors
An ongoing UC conference starting tomorrow aims to address a common problem among high schools throughout the state-counselors that lack information on UC admissions.

War Protests Said to Conflict With Country
Berkeley students and citizens etched a place in the nation's headlines last year by decrying the war in Afghanistan, causing reactions across the country that were often far from supportive.

Feature Photo: The Return of Dionysus



Sports

Jerkov Fits in Perfectly With Undefeated Spikers
Don't let the Tedfordmania fool you, the Cal football team is not the hottest team in Berkeley this fall.

Pac-10 Notebook: Shootout Awaits Cougars in the Horseshoe
Rebels, Vandals, Cowboys and Buffaloes. This isn't a history lesson of the Old West, but it is a sampling of the opponents the Pac-10 will face this weekend.

Sports in Brief
M. Golf Dominates Opening Tourney


Opinion

Editorial Art by Tramaine de Senna


Something Noteworthy
My friend (UC Berkeley Class of 2002) came to visit me.

Editor's Note: Berkeley Remains a Beacon for Dissent
The moment I saw the Twin Towers smoldering one year ago today, I said to myself, "We've been attacked. War has been declared."

Letters to the Editor: Students Voice Emotions Surrounding Sept. 11
My father was at work as usual on the 70th floor of the south tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11. He walked down those 70 flights of stairs with his co-workers, and he witnessed the firefighters running up the stairs while he was on his way down. To this day, that thought still stirs up an immense amount of emotion in him.

Editorial: Looking Back: Where Are We After One Year?
If there is a single safe thing to say about America after Sept. 11, 2001, we can say that it has changed.

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