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Issue #1055 :: Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Top Headlines

Group Therapy Now Offered at Tang Center
In an effort to combat depression and anxiety among college students, the Tang Center is trying out a new remedy-group therapy.

Sex on Tuesday: Treat Your Trick
Society has a funny way of institutionalizing universal sentiments by scheduling them throughout the year. Christmas is when we reunite with family and shop for gifts, New Year's is when we resolve to be better at life and shop gym memberships, Valentine's is when we declare our love and shop for proof, and Halloween is when we become whomever we want and shop for costumes.

Bears Boot Bruins in Double Overtime
Despite being part of a network that says it knows drama, "Law and Order" paled in comparison.

City Looks to Cover Budget Deficit with New Taxes
Three tax measures on November's ballot ask Berkeley residents to help fill the city's estimated $7.5 million budget deficit.

News

Group Therapy Now Offered at Tang Center
In an effort to combat depression and anxiety among college students, the Tang Center is trying out a new remedy-group therapy.

City Looks to Cover Budget Deficit with New Taxes
Three tax measures on November's ballot ask Berkeley residents to help fill the city's estimated $7.5 million budget deficit.

Corrections
The Oct. 14 article "New American Cultures Classes Proposed" incorrectly stated that Vice Provost Christina Maslach oversees the American Cultures Academic Subcommittee. In fact, Robert Knapp oversees the subcommittee.

Candidates Seek to Revamp District 2
With one of four City Council seats up for election this November, District 2 will see the retirement of its incumbent, leaving two candidates to battle for the position.

Feature Photo: I'll Take College Jeopardy for $200, Alex


News in Brief
Student Robbed on Campus


Sports

Bears Boot Bruins in Double Overtime
Despite being part of a network that says it knows drama, "Law and Order" paled in comparison.

The Right Redirection
After falling to No. 9 Michigan 3-1 to start its weekend road trip, the Cal field hockey team needed a change of direction-it was the Bears' second loss to a ranked opponent in as many games.

Pac-10: Trojans Defense Holds Huskies to 113 Total Yards in Shutout
A week after it was shut down by the defense of No. 1 USC, No. 20 Arizona State returned to explosive offensive pattern this season, racking up 536 total yards in a 48-42 win over UCLA in Tempe on Saturday.

Brutal Weather Leaves Men's Golf in Middle of Tight Pack
After extensive research, Scotsman David McLay Kidd found the best location in the United States for his dream Scottish-links golf course that rivals anything he played back home-Bandon, Ore.

Sports in Brief
Men's Tennis Doubles Pair Falls in Finals of Regional

Cal Snaps Five-Game Losing Streak
After losing five in a row in the past three weeks, the No. 5 Cal men's water polo team was finding itself in last place and winless in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF).

Cal Swimmers Sink Seminoles
At the blast of the start gun, the Cal women's swim team sped off against Florida State (147-126) on Friday in the 200m freestyle relay-a race the Bears knew they did not need to win.


Opinion

Sex on Tuesday: Treat Your Trick
Society has a funny way of institutionalizing universal sentiments by scheduling them throughout the year. Christmas is when we reunite with family and shop for gifts, New Year's is when we resolve to be better at life and shop gym memberships, Valentine's is when we declare our love and shop for proof, and Halloween is when we become whomever we want and shop for costumes.

Berkeley City Council
District 2: Darryl Moore

Berkeley City Measures
Measure H: NO

State Measures
Proposition 1A would reduce the state's ability to control local taxes. This will prevent the state from taking local funds to balance its budget and allow local governments to use their tax money to satisfy needs specific to their communities.

Endorsements
John Kerry and John Edwards

Sex on Tuesday: Condoms
"I just hate using them," a friend said. "Not only because they don't feel good, but because it is kind of like saying that you don't trust the person. After all, you are doing something very intimate, but in the most intimate places you don't even feel the other person."

White Space