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Issue #1264 :: Thursday, October 20, 2005

Top Headlines

Suspect in May Rape Linked to Three Unsolved Sex Crimes
The man arrested in connection with the May rape of a 17-year-old girl in West Berkeley has been linked to three unsolved rapes in Oakland, authorities said Tuesday.

Off the Beat
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble

There are few things less fun-excluding babysitting and ritual slaughters-than pacing your room, cell phone in hand, waiting for your boyfriend to call after a particularly nasty fight. Sure, you're not calling him either, but after the stuff he said, you were so right to throw cranberry juice in his face, kick his front door open and storm off in a huff.

Not on the Tip of Her Toes
At some point in her life, every girl has the same dream. It involves pink tutus, sophisticated French terms, and of course, the pointy shoes. Every girl wants to be a ballerina. There's just something awe-inspiring about the fluid moments of the classical dance, the romance of the steps, the impossible positions of the body which only a ballerina could perform.

Cal’s Exotic Carr
Most people probably know Calen Carr as the leading scorer on the Cal men's soccer team, a player with undeniable speed and unmatched creativity and talent.

News

Suspect in May Rape Linked to Three Unsolved Sex Crimes
The man arrested in connection with the May rape of a 17-year-old girl in West Berkeley has been linked to three unsolved rapes in Oakland, authorities said Tuesday.

Rally Derides Decline in Black Enrollment
A coalition of black UC Berkeley students rallied yesterday to spread awareness on the decline of underrepresented minority students on campus and foster a sense of inclusiveness for members of those communities.

Hoping to End Moratorium, Greek Council OKs New Code
The Interfraternity Council overwhelmingly voted to accept the revised Greek Social Code yesterday, inching closer to the long-awaited repeal of the alcohol moratorium placed on the Greek community in May.

Faces of Berkeley
After Katrina, Alumnus Helped Pick Up the Pieces

When recent UC Berkeley graduate Setrak Kuyumjian saw a Mississippi family last week try to salvage the remains of their home, shattered during Hurricane Katrina, and come away with only three dinner plates, he hid his face and wept.

As Disasters Pile Up, Aid Groups Feel Pinched
As UC Berkeley student groups mobilize to raise relief funds in the wake of a string of natural disasters, support from students has yet to catch up.

Student Store Selling DVD-Format Study Guides
A new multimedia study guide came to the Cal Student Store earlier this week, offering classical literature analysis in a DVD rather than the traditional text format.

City to Debate Development Threatening Two Eateries
City officials and residents today will discuss a controversial mixed-use development that would tear down a block of buildings, including two historic restaurants, in West Berkeley.

News in Brief
Women Rob Woman At Knifepoint on Southside


Sports

Cal’s Exotic Carr
Most people probably know Calen Carr as the leading scorer on the Cal men's soccer team, a player with undeniable speed and unmatched creativity and talent.

Notebook
In a pair of close wins for the Cal men’s water polo team last weekend, the play of sophomore Michael Sharf made all the difference.

Braun Promises Revamped Offense
• Every year Cal men's basketball coach Ben Braun promises that his offense will become more up-tempo and exciting.

Bears Could Extend Streak With a Double Dip in Austin
After a perfect 9-0 dual meet season last year, the Cal men's swim team is looking to extend its winning streak.

Bears Bring Stingy Defense to Arizona
If the No. 10 Cal women's soccer team had a nickel for every goal it has allowed, the Bears could only buy one gumball at a gumball machine.


Arts & Entertainment

Tegan and Sara Concert Uptight and Unrehearsed
Tegan's guitar string broke immediately, and that's how Sara knew it would be a good show. The band hadn't even played a song yet. They'd just walked onstage in the Pauley Ballroom of the MLK, Jr. Student Union. Rows of chairs crowded the back of the room, reminiscent of a high school dance.

Scott’s Latest Film a Domino Effect From Previous Work
Heads you live, tails you die," opens the trailer with a dramatic flair. Or, heads you see Domino, which came out last Friday, or tails you save your $10. Hopefully you'll do the latter.

Not on the Tip of Her Toes
At some point in her life, every girl has the same dream. It involves pink tutus, sophisticated French terms, and of course, the pointy shoes. Every girl wants to be a ballerina. There's just something awe-inspiring about the fluid moments of the classical dance, the romance of the steps, the impossible positions of the body which only a ballerina could perform.

‘Elizabethtown’ Lacks Chemistry, Climax
A construction worker peers out into the TV audience, and suddenly the pile of screaming kids is silenced. He points to a building and asks, "If I blow this house up, will you promise to listen to your parents and do what they say?" In wide-eyed anticipation of the explosion, the children nod obediently at the screen. Somehow satisfied, the construction worker sets off the detonator, and the children's shrieks are quelled for the rest of the day.

White Space