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Issue #616 :: Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Top Headlines

Regaining the Lost
My friend and I decided to take a road trip to New York. We made bets that our car wouldn't make it past New Mexico. It broke down somewhere between Phoenix and Tucson. Greyhound took us the rest of the way.

Digital Chem Returns to UC Berkeley
It's the night before a midterm exam and a young chemistry student discusses atomic structure with her Graduate Student Instructor, 30 other students in her class and her professor. Then the student shuts off her computer and goes to bed.

Switching Sports Pays Big For Gamblin' Man Tomasulo
Cal golfer Pete Tomasulo has 14 career top-10 finishes, the school record for lowest single-season scoring average, and first team All-Pac-10 distinction.

Berkeley Solar Power Company Earns High Rank for Growth
A Berkeley solar panel company has placed within the top 10 percent of the nation's fastest growing businesses in a 500-company ranking published by Inc Magazine.

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Berkeley Solar Power Company Earns High Rank for Growth
A Berkeley solar panel company has placed within the top 10 percent of the nation's fastest growing businesses in a 500-company ranking published by Inc Magazine.

State, UC Urged to Re-Evaluate Admissions Policies
UC Berkeley and Oakland high school students took to Sproul Plaza at noon yesterday, calling for the state to maintain diversity in public universities.

Local Elections: Candidate Nancy Riddle Offers Experience to School Board
She has a strong financial background and track record of work in the Berkeley Unified School District-but school board candidate Nancy Riddle is humble when she admits that she is the only candidate backed by both sides of Berkeley's political factions.

Campaign Notebook: He May Have a Geo, But He Gets Around Town
Editor's note: The following is the second in a two-part series, "a day in the life of a mayoral candidate." It is an account of the reporter's experience Monday shadowing former Berkeley Assemblymember Tom Bates.

News in Brief
Man Arrested After Argument About Ulcer

ONLINE EXTRA: Former Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien Dies
UC Berkeley chancellor from 1990-97 and one of the most well-loved figures in recent university history, Chang-Lin Tien died yesterday from complications stemming from a brain tumor.


Sports

Switching Sports Pays Big For Gamblin' Man Tomasulo
Cal golfer Pete Tomasulo has 14 career top-10 finishes, the school record for lowest single-season scoring average, and first team All-Pac-10 distinction.

Bears Come Up Just Short in Final Tourney
Not just all good things come to an end. The mediocre ones do, too.

Pac-10 Notebook: Cal Can Sit Back and Watch Pac-10 Craze
Cal gets its break from the Pac-10 carousel this week, which may finally give the Bears a chance to enjoy the craziness that is bound to go on without them.

Whine Cellar: Dressing Down Sports World's Freaks, Geeks
Welcome to the Halloween version of the Whine Cellar. I know baseball season ended Sunday, but one more thought. My two favorite teams are the Mets and A's.


Opinion

Regaining the Lost
My friend and I decided to take a road trip to New York. We made bets that our car wouldn't make it past New Mexico. It broke down somewhere between Phoenix and Tucson. Greyhound took us the rest of the way.

Letter From the Editor: Recession Hits Daily Cal
A number of our readers have wondered why they can't find their Daily Californians at their local coffee shop or on their favorite street corner.

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