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Issue #594 :: Monday, September 30, 2002

Top Headlines

Football: Bears Come Up Short in QB Duel
Jason Gesser was bothered by a well-publicized rib injury last week. He must have rehabbed by watching replays of Muhammad Ali-George Foreman, 1974.

A Little from Column A...
Mayoral candidates Shirley Dean and Tom Bates debated the arts Saturday.

Hearings for Wheeler Protesters Commence at Clark Kerr Campus
The first of 32 hearings for some of the students arrested during the Wheeler protest in April begins today, even as the makeup of the committee that will decide it remains unconfirmed.

Volleyball: Bears Take It to The Wire in Two Oregon Games
Adversity can either drive a team apart or bring it together, depending on its mindset.

News

Berkeley High Grad Seeks School Board Seat
In the upcoming school board election, recent Berkeley High School graduate Sean Dugar will compete for a seat to work toward changing the educational system that produced him.

Graduation Rates Found Lower for Athletes
Graduation rates of players from the Cal men's basketball team are drastically lower than the university rate for male students, according to a study released Thursday.

More Students Considering Military, Intelligence Careers
An increasing number of college students have changed career plans to military or national intelligence professions since Sept. 11, 2001, stated a recent study.

Astronomers Gather to Discuss Extraterrestrials
Some of the country's most distinguished astronomers met this weekend at UC Berkeley to discuss the possibility of life on other planets.

Campaign Notebook: Candidates for Mayor Discuss Future of Arts
Former State Assemblymember Tom Bates showed greater campaign experience than Berkeley Mayor Shirley Dean at a discussion between the two mayoral candidates Saturday.

Feature Photo: Juvenile Groovin'


News in Brief: Home Invasion Occurs In North Berkeley
A man staged a home-invasion robbery in a North Berkeley home Thursday but may not have stolen anything, police said.

News in Brief: Teenager a Victim of Robbery on Southside
A Berkeley teenager was robbed on Southside last week but didn't report it for two days, police said.

Hearings for Wheeler Protesters Commence at Clark Kerr Campus
The first of 32 hearings for some of the students arrested during the Wheeler protest in April begins today, even as the makeup of the committee that will decide it remains unconfirmed.


Sports

Men's Soccer: As Card Watches from Sidelines, Cal Takes Stanford Invitational
STANFORD-It's been six years since the Cal men's soccer team beat Stanford.

Men's Water Polo: No. 6 Bears Brawl In Win Over
The Spieker Pool thermometer reached all-time highs Saturday as familiar foes Cal and Pacific duked it out.

Women's Soccer: Unranked Hawks Shock No. 4 Cal
Good teams occasionally need a wake up call. For the No. 4 Cal women's soccer team, yesterday's 3-1 loss to Hartford left its ears ringing.

Volleyball: Bears Take It to The Wire in Two Oregon Games
Adversity can either drive a team apart or bring it together, depending on its mindset.

Football: Bears Come Up Short in QB Duel
Jason Gesser was bothered by a well-publicized rib injury last week. He must have rehabbed by watching replays of Muhammad Ali-George Foreman, 1974.


Opinion

A Little from Column A...
Mayoral candidates Shirley Dean and Tom Bates debated the arts Saturday.

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