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Issue #1016 :: Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Top Headlines

Grant Targets Binge Drinking
UC Berkeley health officials received a federal grant last week to combat binge drinking around campus, a trend health officials say is getting out of hand.

Bears Block Irvine to Break Even
After dropping three-straight matches-all of which were sweeps-the No. 16 Cal volleyball team had little choice but to come out swinging against UC Irvine.

Sex on Tuesday: Entering the Exit Door
More polarizing than anything since the spit-or-swallow debate is how people feel about the poopenshaft, or as they say at Stanford, the anus.

Saving Money, Saving the Earth
Ritu Primlani has always been passionate about preserving the environment. But it was not until 1998 that she made it her business, founding a nonprofit organization with the mission of providing environmental outreach to the ethnic community.

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Grant Targets Binge Drinking
UC Berkeley health officials received a federal grant last week to combat binge drinking around campus, a trend health officials say is getting out of hand.

Saving Money, Saving the Earth
Ritu Primlani has always been passionate about preserving the environment. But it was not until 1998 that she made it her business, founding a nonprofit organization with the mission of providing environmental outreach to the ethnic community.

USC-Cal Football Game Proves to Be Hot Ticket
Many students had a reason to miss their 8 a.m. classes yesterday-besides sleeping through them.

‘Mr. Peanut' Protests Poor Pay
UC Berkeley alumnus and campus worker Jon Rodney, left, came dressed as Mr. Peanut to a march at California Hall yesterday to protest pay raises for top-ranked UC administrators in a time of frozen wages for lower-paid university staff.

Recess Over, City Council to Test Tough Issues
Returning from a two-month recess, the Berkeley City Council will resume regular business tonight at 7 p.m., bringing a wealth of contentious issues to the table.


Sports

Online Exclusive: Women's Golf in 12th Place After Day One
After starting the season with a victory last fall, the No. 3 Cal women's golf team will likely have difficulty repeating that effort after dropping to 12th place-15 shots behind the leader, No. 1 Duke-in the first round of the NCAA Fall Preview at the par-71, 6,312-yard Meadows Golf Course in Sunriver, Ore.

Bears Block Irvine to Break Even
After dropping three-straight matches-all of which were sweeps-the No. 16 Cal volleyball team had little choice but to come out swinging against UC Irvine.

Men's Water Polo: Bears Take Third in SoCal Tourney
At the SoCal tournament in Los Angeles this weekend, the Cal men's water polo team proved less adept than the Greeks when it came to beating Trojans.

Pac-10 Notebook: Drew, Walter Record Five TDs
• If the game between UCLA and Washington Saturday is any indication of how conference play will unfold this year, Pac-10 fans will be in for a treat.


Opinion

Editorial: Regents Should Vote to Raise Minimum GPA
When the UC regents meet this Thursday to decide whether to increase minimum GPA requirements for UC eligibility, raising the bar is the best decision to preserve the prestige of UC and ensure a high-quality education for the 201,000 students already in the system.

Sex on Tuesday: Entering the Exit Door
More polarizing than anything since the spit-or-swallow debate is how people feel about the poopenshaft, or as they say at Stanford, the anus.

Online Exclusive: Male Sex on Tuesday
As a heterosexual male with limited experience, I approach the subject of anal sex with trepidation. I thought this same trepidation was widely felt among my peers, but man was I wrong!

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