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Issue #599 :: Monday, October 7, 2002

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Students, Locals Protest Military Action in Iraq
SAN FRANCISCO-More than 100 Berkeley students and residents joined thousands in San Francisco's Union Square yesterday to protest President Bush's drive for military action in Iraq.

That's What I Want
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Bears Mush Huskies to End 25-Year Streak
The faint sounds of the traditional Memorial Stadium cheer somehow broke through the din of 75,000 purple-clad fans, and you could almost sense a quarter century's worth of Cal football alumni trying to will the Bears to a win.

Witnesses Testify At Hearing for Wheeler Protester
Defense attorneys in the case of Roberto Hernandez officially started presenting testimony from their witnesses Friday afternoon, but the conclusion of the hearing was once again postponed for a tentative later date.

News

Students, Locals Protest Military Action in Iraq
SAN FRANCISCO-More than 100 Berkeley students and residents joined thousands in San Francisco's Union Square yesterday to protest President Bush's drive for military action in Iraq.

Witnesses Testify At Hearing for Wheeler Protester
Defense attorneys in the case of Roberto Hernandez officially started presenting testimony from their witnesses Friday afternoon, but the conclusion of the hearing was once again postponed for a tentative later date.

Berkeley Lab's Open House Draws Curious Public Into Science Realm
Nearly 6,000 community members came to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's biannual open house Saturday to participate in hands-on science activities and informational demonstrations.

Students Think They Don't Hit The Books Enough, Survey Finds
A recent UC Berkeley survey found most students believe they do not spend as much time on their coursework as they should.

Showing Up Proves A Key Factor In Mayor's Endorsement Gain
Berkeley Mayor Shirley Dean won an endorsement from property owners Saturday, even after fellow mayoral candidate Tom Bates failed to show up to counter her at the owners' housing forum.

Candidates for Mayor Break Down Homeless Issues
Mayoral candidates Tom Bates and Shirley Dean accepted a challenge from a homeless advocate Friday to become homeless for a weekend if elected.

Voter Registration Contest Ends With UC Berkeley on Top
UC Berkeley registered enough voters Friday to win a statewide competition for a free campus concert before the Nov. 5 election day.

News in Brief: Firefighters Snuff Out Grassfires
Firefighters were keeping a close eye on the Berkeley Hills yesterday after they extinguished two suspicious morning grassfires.

Feature Photo: Suiting Up



Sports

Bears Mush Huskies to End 25-Year Streak
The faint sounds of the traditional Memorial Stadium cheer somehow broke through the din of 75,000 purple-clad fans, and you could almost sense a quarter century's worth of Cal football alumni trying to will the Bears to a win.

Cal Has Weekend of Highs and Lows
Sometimes you have to hit rock bottom to bounce back up to the top.

Fuller and Bears Demonize Wake Forest
Old habits die hard. For Carly Fuller and the No. 6 Cal women's soccer team, that's a good thing.

Men's Water Polo: Norcal Tournament Is So L.A.
After Stanford and Cal claimed first and third, respectively, at the Southern California Tournament in September, the L.A. teams were out to get their revenge in this weekend's NorCal Tournament.

Bears Get Their Scoring Rolling in the Grass
The No. 16 Cal field hockey team added a new playing surface-related ailment to the sports dictionary. Say hello to grass mind.

Swimming: Men and Women Get Off to Roaring Start Against Pacific
Like getting an A-plus on an ungraded quiz in the first week of class, Cal swimmers have received positive early-season results.

Sports in Brief: Vacation Over for Women's Golf
A 20-day break comes to an end today for the No. 27 Cal women's golf team, when it battles the best of the west coast in the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational in Tacoma, Wash. The 54-hole tournament will be played over a span of three days at the Tacoma Country and Golf Club.


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