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Issue #1227 :: Monday, September 12, 2005

Top Headlines

Ayoob, Cal Offense Roll Over Huskies
SEATTLE-Cal quarterback Joe Ayoob's first pass of the day was intercepted, and Washington scored a 56-yard touchdown on the very next play to take a 7-0 lead 20 seconds into Saturday's football game.

Fading in the Fall
Undoubtedly, there were plenty of good things about the 60s-music worth listening to, bands worth seeing and UC Berkeley protests worth attending. But much of its so-called art was far from gallery-worthy-a batik skirt made by some woman in Marin is not fine art.

Bush's Full-Court Press
The Roberts Court. It has a certain ring to it, and he looks as though he'd appear distinguished with the gold braids of the chief justice's robe, but something still seems kind of funny about it.

Students Steal Show at Campus Film Festival
More than 700 students filed into Wheeler Auditorium yesterday night along red carpets to sneak a peek at the finalists of the first annual UC Berkeley Campus Moviefest.

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Students Steal Show at Campus Film Festival
More than 700 students filed into Wheeler Auditorium yesterday night along red carpets to sneak a peek at the finalists of the first annual UC Berkeley Campus Moviefest.

‘Team Bingham' Furthers Legacy of Alumnus, Sept. 11 Hero
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, UC Berkeley graduate Mark Bingham boarded United Airlines Flight 93 bound for San Francisco as a businessman, athlete and gay rights advocate.

Solano Stroll Escapes the Shadow of Sept. 11
From alligator heads to a dunk tank and protests against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, there was something for everyone Sunday at the 31st annual Solano Stroll.

Students, Neighbors Bond at Yard Sale
Berkeley resident David Collins was one of 30 resident vendors who offered used books and supplies at a yard sale yesterday that aimed to improve relations between students and community members.

Corrections
Friday's article "Political Scientists Note Publishing Gender Disparity" incorrectly stated there are five female permanent faculty members in the political science department. In fact, there are six.

News in Brief
San Francisco Man Is Shot in the Face Near Oakland

Professors Ask Chancellor to Oppose Patriot Act
Sixteen months after more than 100 UC Berkeley professors unanimously passed a resolution asking former Chancellor Robert Berdahl to support their condemnation of the USA Patriot Act, sponsors of the act are now turning to Chancellor Robert Birgeneau to assert the campus's opposition in court.


Sports

Ayoob, Cal Offense Roll Over Huskies
SEATTLE-Cal quarterback Joe Ayoob's first pass of the day was intercepted, and Washington scored a 56-yard touchdown on the very next play to take a 7-0 lead 20 seconds into Saturday's football game.

Under Tedford, Cal's Offense Can Run Wild
SEATTLE-I know it's only two games into the year, but let's take a quick look at a telling early season statistic.

By the Numbers
First-half touchdowns thrown by quarterback Joe Ayoob.

Bears Blank Vandy, but Settle for Tie With Matadors
Although No. 9 Cal showed its top form Friday in the weekend's Adidas Cal Legacy Classic at Edwards Stadium, Sunday's performance was not quite as memorable.

Boyd Joins Century Club With Pair of Wins
MORAGA, Calif.-After reaching a 100th anniversary in any endeavor, you are supposed to either give or receive a 10-carat diamond, one carat for each decade.

Struggling Bears Pinned Down at Maryland Invite
It was a tough weekend for the Cal field hockey team.

Bears Stumble on Home Stretch of Falcon Invite
A strong finish will always offset a slow start. However, as the Cal men's golf team found out this weekend, this adage can work in both directions.

Cross Country: Cal Takes Baby Steps Toward Pac-10s in Davis
You have to walk before you can run-this is certainly the case for the Cal cross country team.

Frosh Strong in Debut for Men's Tennis
Two freshmen made significant contributions as the Cal men's tennis team concluded the Napa Valley Tennis Classic in Saint Helena, Calif., against North Carolina and Illinois.


Arts & Entertainment

Fading in the Fall
Undoubtedly, there were plenty of good things about the 60s-music worth listening to, bands worth seeing and UC Berkeley protests worth attending. But much of its so-called art was far from gallery-worthy-a batik skirt made by some woman in Marin is not fine art.

‘Exorcism' Fails to Turn Heads
The horror film genre hasn't had many movies about exorcism. Other than "The Exorcist" and its countless sub-par sequels, few cinematic portrayals of demonic possession have graced the silver screen.

Local Author Takes Road Less Traveled
Rebecca Solnit is a writer, and she's sick of doing book tours. But unfortunately for her, she's scheduled to go on five this year.

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