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Stories for Sept. 29, 1999


A Compass to Guide Campus Renewal


Student-Taught Class Targets Problem Of Alcohol Abuse


Students Stage Last-Ditch Effort to Save Spoonbills


Rare Papyrus Collection Offers Glimpse Into Egypt's Past


UC Loyalty Oath Remembered on 50th Anniversary


Peter Jennings Comes to Campus


Visions of Homecoming


Frightful Family Fun: Mysteries of the Atom Unfold at LHS


Photo: Presidential Shot


Journalism School Receives Grant


First Master Plan Hit Political Roadblock


Recycling Program Cuts Campus Trash


Football Team Scores Nigerian Connection

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Top Story: A Compass to Guide Campus Renewal

Original Master Plan by Emile Bénard

For only the second time in its 131-year history, Berkeley is creating a comprehensive master plan to guide future development.

A century ago, architects from around the world competed to create a master physical plan for a young institution envisioned as an "Athens of the West." This time around, the issue is renewal.

"We're an aging campus," Chancellor Berdahl, late last week, reminded 23 high-level administrators and others who have agreed to participate closely in developing the New Century Plan. "Our newest buildings are as old as the oldest ones on many other UC campuses. We cannot sustain our level of excellence without renewing." (continues)


September 29 - October 5, 1999 (Volume 28, Number 8)
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