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Issue #598 :: Friday, October 4, 2002

Top Headlines

History Dawging Bears Heading to Seattle
Nnamdi Asomugha said a few games ago that he and the defense were toying with calling themselves the ICU-Intensive Care Unit-because that's where they'll be sending people.

Wheeler-ific
The disciplinary hearings for Students for Justice in Palestine members involved in the April occupation of Wheeler Hall are fast on their way to becoming a confused mess. No one is surprised.

City Council Will Likely Oppose Use of Force in Iraq
Although Rep. Barbara Lee's amendment in support of nonviolence in Iraq failed yesterday, the Berkeley City Council will move ahead with its own resolutions condemning first-strike military action in Iraq.

Boller Makes Sure Bears Break Jinx
The faint sounds of the traditional Memorial cheer somehow broke through the din of 75,000 purple-clad fans, and you could almost sense 25 years' worth of Cal football alumni trying to will the Bears to a win.

News

News in Brief
Labor Board to Probe Clerical Strike

Feature Photo: Shoring Up


Feature Photo: A Painless Affair


Effort Aims To Boost Ranks Of Student Voters
Student volunteers will take to the campus today, trying to register new voters and push UC Berkeley to the top in a state contest.

University Faculty Deny Allegations Of Anti-Semitism
Twenty-one UC Berkeley faculty members signed a statement this week rejecting allegations that they support an anti-Semitic policy.

Cache of Expired Condoms Found At Tang Center
UC Berkeley's Tang Center pharmacy discovered hundreds of expired condoms in its inventory last week after learning a student was sold condoms that were out of date.

ASUC Senate Encourages UC to Use Renewable Energy
UC Merced could be the first university with all campus buildings relying significantly on renewable energy if a student-run campaign succeeds in convincing the UC Board of Regents next month.

City Council Will Likely Oppose Use of Force in Iraq
Although Rep. Barbara Lee's amendment in support of nonviolence in Iraq failed yesterday, the Berkeley City Council will move ahead with its own resolutions condemning first-strike military action in Iraq.


Sports

History Dawging Bears Heading to Seattle
Nnamdi Asomugha said a few games ago that he and the defense were toying with calling themselves the ICU-Intensive Care Unit-because that's where they'll be sending people.

NorCal Tournament Brings Together Familiar Foes
The big fishes in the small pond that is men's water polo will get their second shot at each other beginning tomorrow at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

Cal Completes Road Swing
The Cal field hockey team faced the best last Sunday in the guise of No. 1 Maryland.

Men's Soccer: Red-Hot Bears Visit Spartans
The Mets won the World Series. The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded over Florida. And the Beastie Boys changed white hip-hop forever with "Licensed to Ill."

Sports in Brief: Cross Country to Run at Two Meets
The Cal cross country team will send its top runners to the Indiana State Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind. Tomorrow for inter-regional competition.

Boller Makes Sure Bears Break Jinx
The faint sounds of the traditional Memorial cheer somehow broke through the din of 75,000 purple-clad fans, and you could almost sense 25 years' worth of Cal football alumni trying to will the Bears to a win.


Opinion

Wheeler-ific
The disciplinary hearings for Students for Justice in Palestine members involved in the April occupation of Wheeler Hall are fast on their way to becoming a confused mess. No one is surprised.

Editorial Art by Tramaine de Senna


Editorial: Unnecessary Bill May Hinder UC Merced Construction
For over a year UC and state officials feared that UC Merced's opening date would be pushed back one year later than originally planned. Such a delay would have seriously injured UC's ability to soften the blow of its imminent Tidal Wave II enrollment increase.

City's Iraq Resolution Promotes Deliberation, Peace
I have agreed to co-sponsor with councilmember Miriam Hawley an item on the Berkeley City Council agenda for next Tuesday night asking our government to pursue a U.N. solution to the Iraq weapons issue.

Letters to the Editor
Readers Question Widespread Support of Protester

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