Leading from the sidelines

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Although the focus of Saturday’s homecoming game may be on the football team, it is also one of the biggest events for the Cal Dance Team. The team has a packed week of homecoming related events — the traditional Thursday night homecoming rally, a noon rally on Sproul Plaza on
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Most memorable Homecoming games

Homecoming Weekend signals a time for the Cal community to come together and celebrate years of history, especially football history. Friends and families come from all over the country to visit students, and nothing makes the weekend more memorable than a thrilling Cal victory in an extra-full California Memorial Stadium.
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Is Cal Football on its last down?

The Campus on a Hill

In 2009, in the aftermath of the Great Recession, Cal Football enjoyed a buoyant season, by the standards of recent memory. The team posted an 8-5 record, including a victory in the Big Game over Stanford. When USC came to town, California Memorial Stadium overflowed, with more than 70,000 fans
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Cal, No. 5 USC battle to remain undefeated

Last week’s freshman cornerback duo of Camryn Bynum and Elijah Hicks was electric, looking like an utterly locked unit after some miscommunication in the first quarter. Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson seemed to be attempting to pick on Bynum, as most good quarterbacks would do to an inexperienced corner, but Bynum held up against every type of look, and was a huge part of Cal’s defensive shutout in the second half of its win.
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