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Issue #1355 :: Wednesday, September 20, 2006

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UC Board of Regents Meets at San Francisco Campus
At their meeting this week, the 26-member UC Board of Regents will introduce its new voting procedure requiring all issues relating to compensation of hundreds of university officials to be voted on in open session.

Reloaded
With less than two minutes left in the semifinals of the 2004 British Columbia provincial field hockey tournament at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex, Andrea Lo cemented her role as a star at West Vancouver Secondary.

Real Women Have Angles
My vagina doesn't want to wear a tutu. It doesn't like Tofutti Cuties. But mostly, dear feminists of Berkeley, my vagina hates "The Vagina Monologues." It hates them. My vagina thinks that you can take your C-word and shove it.

Board of Regents’ Meeting Agenda Tackles Broad Range of Issues
Members of UC's Board of Regents will meet today at UCSF for the first time in the 2006-07 school year, addressing a number of controversial issues including compensation practices and a study on the effects of Proposition 209.

News

UC Board of Regents Meets at San Francisco Campus
At their meeting this week, the 26-member UC Board of Regents will introduce its new voting procedure requiring all issues relating to compensation of hundreds of university officials to be voted on in open session.

Board of Regents’ Meeting Agenda Tackles Broad Range of Issues
Members of UC's Board of Regents will meet today at UCSF for the first time in the 2006-07 school year, addressing a number of controversial issues including compensation practices and a study on the effects of Proposition 209.

Jury Deliberates in Death of Homeless Woman
OAKLAND-Jurors began deliberating yesterday on the case of two men accused of killing a Berkeley homeless woman last year.

Activists Re-enact Photo to Protest Prisoners’ Treatment
Few walking past Boalt Hall yesterday could avoid noticing the man wearing a black hood and clutching an electrical cord.

Panel Listens to Students’ Fiscal Fears
Student and public interest groups from across California gathered yesterday to share their concerns about federal financial aid programs in front a panel from the U.S. Department of Education.

Panel Speakers Criticize Iraq War, U.S. Response to Sept. 11
A panel of five journalists and academics roundly criticized the "War on Terror" and painted a bleak picture of the future of the Iraq war and civil liberties.

Anti-Hazing Bill Would Tighten Current Policy
A bill currently on the governor's desk would broaden and toughen anti-hazing laws if passed, a move that campus and Greek officials said would complement their existing zero-tolerance policies.

Science and Technology
One Big Happy Symbiotic Family

Riddle: You don't have a digestive system or an excretory system. You don't even have a mouth. How do you eat and live?

Rally Slams Housing Authority Leaders
Upset with the operation of the Berkeley Housing Authority, a group of Berkeley residents rallied yesterday evening to call for drastic organizational changes.

Chinese History Professor Frederic Wakeman Dies at 68
Frederic Wakeman, a professor emeritus in the history department who was known worldwide for his contributions to the study of Chinese history, died last week. He was 68.

Elections Candidates Focus on Local Business
A series of recent businesses closing their doors in Berkeley has put economic development in the spotlight as voters start deciding between candidates in anticipation of the November city elections.

Tedford Remains Diplomatic in Wake of Oregon Fiasco
• By now, nearly every college football fan has watched replays of the controversial ending to Saturday's game between No. 13 Oregon and No. 17 Oklahoma.


Sports

Reloaded
With less than two minutes left in the semifinals of the 2004 British Columbia provincial field hockey tournament at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex, Andrea Lo cemented her role as a star at West Vancouver Secondary.

Press Room Banter
Before the Cal-Tennessee game in Knoxville, I had a chance to chat with some of the Rocky Top faithful in the tailgating lot. They were respectful and friendly, but they couldn't help but take a few shots at this kid from Berkeley.

Tedford Remains Diplomatic in Wake of Oregon Fiasco
• By now, nearly every college football fan has watched replays of the controversial ending to Saturday's game between No. 13 Oregon and No. 17 Oklahoma.


Opinion

Real Women Have Angles
My vagina doesn't want to wear a tutu. It doesn't like Tofutti Cuties. But mostly, dear feminists of Berkeley, my vagina hates "The Vagina Monologues." It hates them. My vagina thinks that you can take your C-word and shove it.

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