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Issue #1455 :: Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Top Headlines

Cal Dealt Reality Check As Pitchers Overwhelmed
Hope, which these days seems to spring eternal for the youthful Cal baseball team, didn’t last very long under the assault of San Francisco bats Tuesday afternoon at Evans Diamond.

Please Return to Tiffany’s
Ahh. Naked at last. The same idea obsesses me every Feb. 14th—who am I about to fuck in here? To the hopeless romantics out there, both of you should stop reading now: My cardiac muscles are made of the same chalky sugar substitute they use in Necco Hearts. If you want me, I’ll be wandering up and down Sproul Plaza in a daze, collecting free Trojans. Happy National Condom Day! Right? Did I say condom day? Sorry, that’s a Freudian slip. I meant, of course, happy St. Valentine’s.

City May Challenge Ruling on Police Commission
City officials announced yesterday they may appeal a ruling barring a resident commission from holding public hearings on police conduct, saying the decision strikes a blow against public accountability.

Off Base
It’s Valentine’s Day folks, and I’ve heard my fair share of what this day really means. Some argue love, others argue commercialization. Personally, I don’t give a damn.

News

Hands-Free Prophylactic Use and Other Condom Day Skills on Sproul
Student sexual health educators will be hosting informational tables and interactive games on Sproul Plaza today in honor of National Condom Day.

City May Challenge Ruling on Police Commission
City officials announced yesterday they may appeal a ruling barring a resident commission from holding public hearings on police conduct, saying the decision strikes a blow against public accountability.

FACES OF BERKELEY
Four Bears Keep It in the Family

For many students, the college experience is fraught with the challenges of being away from their families for the first time, dealing with homesickness and attempting to manage their newfound independence from their parents.

Bates Stresses Role of Culture, Innovation in City Economy
Mayor Tom Bates delivered his annual State of the City address to more than 100 residents and officials in the City Council chambers yesterday, emphasizing efforts to build a sustainable economy and set a national example in cutting the city’s carbon emissions.

Research and Ideas
Scent of Seduction: His Dirty Laundry?

To get a woman excited, forget flowers, candies, or teddy bears—try some sweat, instead.

Police Detain Man in Connection With Attacks on LGBT Center
Employees at a local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community center said they are relieved that a man who police say may be connected with recent attacks on the center was detained in Concord on Saturday.

Kids’ Heart Art


News In Brief
Council Delays Vote on Alcohol Policy Changes


Sports

Cal Dealt Reality Check As Pitchers Overwhelmed
Hope, which these days seems to spring eternal for the youthful Cal baseball team, didn’t last very long under the assault of San Francisco bats Tuesday afternoon at Evans Diamond.

Off Base
It’s Valentine’s Day folks, and I’ve heard my fair share of what this day really means. Some argue love, others argue commercialization. Personally, I don’t give a damn.

Pac-10 Analysis
After losing to West Virginia on Saturday, has UCLA taken a step back?

Ninemire Faces Former Star Player
Vicky Galindo was a freshman at West Valley College in Saratoga, Calif., when the Cal softball team won the National Championship in 2002.

Sports in Brief
Women’s Golf Improves Slightly on Second Day


Opinion

Please Return to Tiffany’s
Ahh. Naked at last. The same idea obsesses me every Feb. 14th—who am I about to fuck in here? To the hopeless romantics out there, both of you should stop reading now: My cardiac muscles are made of the same chalky sugar substitute they use in Necco Hearts. If you want me, I’ll be wandering up and down Sproul Plaza in a daze, collecting free Trojans. Happy National Condom Day! Right? Did I say condom day? Sorry, that’s a Freudian slip. I meant, of course, happy St. Valentine’s.

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