The triumph of history

The dust grows thicker as you dig deeper into the past, as the dates on the thick blue volumes tread slowly back from the start of the 21st century and into the decades of the century preceding it. Two dank flourescent bulbs shed just enough light on the pages to
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Sophomore Ashley Young is tied with Elizabeth McLaren for second on the team with 24 goals this season. Breda Vosters has played two fewer games and leads the team with 44 goals.

Cal hopes to play MPSF Cinderella

The No. 4 Cal women’s water polo team is in dangerous waters. The Bears are seeded fifth in this weekend’s MPSF tournament, but only the winner earns the conference’s automatic bid. This year’s NCAA tournament field will only have two at-large bids, meaning Cal will have to win the conference tournament
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Who said privatization was bad?

Given Insight

If you don’t live under a rock — that is to say, if you don’t have classes exclusively in Evans Hall — then you’ve probably been following our campus’s perennial protests against tuition hikes. For years, demonstrators have rallied on Sproul Plaza, occupied buildings, vandalized landmarks and disrupted regents meetings in the name
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Defensive back Josh Hill and wide receiver Jackson Bouza scramble near the sideline during the game

Exhibition game reveals look of 2012 Bears squad

When the Bears took the field at Edwards Stadium for the annual spring football game, fans might not have known what to expect. After a loss to Texas in the Holiday Bowl last December and a lackluster recruiting season, the state of the team was up in the air. After
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Bears to face No. 1 UCLA in home finale

The Cal and UCLA women’s water polo teams have met once this year in a game that catapulted them on divergent paths. On Feb. 4, the Bears were 10-0 on the season and ranked second in the country, close to making the jump to the top of the collegiate water
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Aztecs hope to ruin Ochsner’s homecoming

San Diego has become a hub of competitive water polo and a wellspring of young water polo talent. Cal junior Dana Ochsner grew up in this water polo community, playing top high school and club teams throughout her upbringing. She will return to San Diego with the No. 5 Cal
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Slow start spells doom for Bears

Cal had nothing to lose. The team trailed by two points with only a minute remaining in a contest against No. 5 Arizona State. Coach Richard Corso pulled junior keeper Lindsay Dorst to gain an extra attacker. All the Bears could hope for was a comeback miracle. Cal failed to
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