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Issue #613 :: Friday, October 25, 2002

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Dollars and Ink
Lots of people at Berkeley need long, reassuring hugs. Also maybe some chocolates.

ASUC Senate Meeting Snags on Appointment
Wednesday's ASUC Senate meeting descended into chaos with the executive vice president ending the meeting before any bills were considered.

Beavers Stomp Bears
Say what you want about Cal's performance against Oregon State today, but the Bears knew what was coming.

Bears to Face Hungry Beavers
Any Cal football fans exasperated by the Bears' rollercoaster ride in the Pac-10 this year (loss-win-loss-win), can look at this week's opponent and be thankful that it is not a downward spiral.

News

Feature Photo: Playing Dead


Correction
Yesterday's article "Black Lightning Cuts Back on Services" erroneously stated that the note-taking service for Political Science 120 has been canceled.

Clarification
In Monday's article "Mayor Touts Eight-Year Reign In Tight Bid to Keep Office," Mayor Shirley Dean meant to say she has helped build 400 more housing units over time, not 8,000 units.

ASUC Senate Meeting Snags on Appointment
Wednesday's ASUC Senate meeting descended into chaos with the executive vice president ending the meeting before any bills were considered.

Vietnam War Figure Speaks About Possible War With Iraq
Daniel Ellsberg, the famous Vietnam War "whistle-blower," spoke on campus Wednesday to compare the political atmospheres of the Vietnam War era and the present.

Local Elections: Bond Measure Would Fund BART Retrofits
Proponents of a tri-county measure that aims to seismically retrofit the BART system say riders' lives will be endangered without the measure's approval. Opponents, however, say residents should not be taxed for the transit agency's improvements.

Local Elections: City Council Candidate Looking to Shake Things Up
A member of the Left Party and the Green Party, District 8 Berkeley City Council candidate Carlos Estrada is focusing his campaign on increasing "grass-roots" movements across the city.

Students Demand Professor of Pilipino American Studies
Approximately 20 costume-clad UC Berkeley students transformed the front of Dwinelle Hall into three landmark moments of anti-Filipino discrimination as they urged the university to hire and retain a Pilipino American studies professor.


Sports

Pictures From Yesterday's Basketball Scrimmage


Bears to Face Hungry Beavers
Any Cal football fans exasperated by the Bears' rollercoaster ride in the Pac-10 this year (loss-win-loss-win), can look at this week's opponent and be thankful that it is not a downward spiral.

Men's Soccer: Cal Will Face Staggering Stanford Twice in Two Weeks
It did win the Pac-10 last year. And it has spent most of its season ranked No. 1 in the country. And the last time Cal beat the No. 8 Cardinal was in 1996.

Volleyball: Ducks, Beavers Try to Revenge Bears' Sweep
The typical college student hits the snooze button about three or four times before actually getting up for the day.

Men's Water Polo: Homeless Polo Heads South for Weekend
The temporary closure of Spieker Aquatics Complex has left the Cal men's water polo team homeless but not hopeless.

Field Hockey: Cal Could Secure Top NorPac Seed
Young women pitted against a band of Tigers in a closed arena for one matinee event.

Beavers Stomp Bears
Say what you want about Cal's performance against Oregon State today, but the Bears knew what was coming.


Opinion

Dollars and Ink
Lots of people at Berkeley need long, reassuring hugs. Also maybe some chocolates.

Editorial: Fee Waivers Put Small Contingency Fund at Risk
For a summary of ASUC and ASUC Auxiliary Finances, click here.

ASUC and ASUC Auxiliary Finances


Letters to the Editor: District 7 Student Candidacy Stirs Mixed Reactions
I could not agree more with the statement made that "the upcoming election ... can go down in history as the 'Year of the Student.'" ("Student Candidate Should not Remove Qualified Member," Oct. 22)

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