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Stories for Feb. 17, 1999

Training for Bay Area Math Olympiad

Jazz Legend's Piano Benefits Music Outreach Program

"Safe Rooms" Make Census Records Available for Research

Long-Dead River in Greece May Hold Clues to Europe's Dark Ages

More About: The Haunting Skeletal Legacy of Ancient Nomadic Warriors

Distinguished Teams Honored at Feb. 16 Awards Reception

Midlife Workshop to Be Offered at Alumni House

David Noble Critiques "Commercialization of Universities"

Middlekauff to Deliver March 3 Faculty Research Lecture

Photo: Nobelists Converge

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Campus Calendar

Letter to the Editor

News Briefs

Staff Enrichment

Photo of the Week: Jammin' by the Gate

Photo: Group of musical, chemistry grad students playing near Sather Gate

"This week we're calling ourselves 'Apocalyptic,' said this group of musical, chemistry grad students playing near Sather Gate. It was a Saturday and foot traffic was sparse, but they had already collected $5.25 in a guitar case. The performers -- Ken Brown, vocals; David Huong and Tom McCormick, guitar; Mike McCarthy, trombone; and Adam Moule, on plastic bucket -- started playing together last semester. They now have 19 songs on their play list. Peg Skorpinski photo.

Top Story: Training for Bay Area Math Olympiad

On Superbowl Sunday, right as the big game was about to start, 30 teenagers and about a dozen mathematicians, teachers and parents gathered on the Berkeley campus -- not to watch football, but to study mathematics. (continues)


February 17 - 23, 1999 (Volume 27, Number 23)
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