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Issue #160 :: Tuesday, May 9, 2000

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City in Conflict Over Publicity
The Berkeley City Council may find itself embroiled in partisan conflict tonight when it is expected to debate whether each of the nine council members receive a fair share of publicity.

Na na na na...
Na na na na ... Hey, hey, hey ... Goodbye! Yes, everyone, it's the end of another fabulous year of Sex on Tuesday, with yours truly as the co-pilot. I've had a wonderful time guiding you through the ins and outs (pun most definitely intended) of the joyous world of sex. I hope that you have picked up a few tidbits that will serve you well, or at least that you have had as much fun reading as I have had writing. For my last hurrah, I answer questions that I get all the time from Sex on Tuesday readers.

Master Craftsman
Editor's Note: Jack Clark, the Cal rugby team's head coach and the Daily Californian Men's Coach of the Year, has assumed almost mythic proportions in the Cal athletic community. He has built Bears rugby into one of the great dynasties in the history of collegiate sports and won 17 national championships since they began in 1980.

Getting Animated
Spike & Mike's Classic Festival of Animation, not to be confused with Spike & Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation (currently Korn's opening act), has always seemed like something that never should have gotten remotely popular.

News

City in Conflict Over Publicity
The Berkeley City Council may find itself embroiled in partisan conflict tonight when it is expected to debate whether each of the nine council members receive a fair share of publicity.

Police Review Board to Give Report on Reforms
The university's Police Review Board is expected to deliver its first public, annual report tonight, which includes an account of reforms intended to strengthen the oversight body's independence.

Superintendent Interviews For Post in San Francisco
Berkeley Unified School District Superintendent Jack McLaughlin is one busy man.

Construction to Restrict Barrows Use
Occupants of Barrows Hall may be forced to work in the building's basement or at home this summer because of extremely noisy seismic retrofitting - and classes may not be held in the building for the next several years.

Football Players Team Up to Tutor in Student Athlete Program
Twice a week, a busload of Berkeley High School football team members come to the UC Berkeley campus, not to play sports, but to study.

News in Brief: KPFA Censorship Protester Awaits Trial for Resisting Arrest
The only activist still facing charges from last summer's protests against alleged censorship of KPFA radio appeared in court yesterday to prepare for his trial.

Only in Berkeley
A city law promises pot smokers immunity from possession charges if they report their stolen cannabis to the police.


Sports

Master Craftsman
Editor's Note: Jack Clark, the Cal rugby team's head coach and the Daily Californian Men's Coach of the Year, has assumed almost mythic proportions in the Cal athletic community. He has built Bears rugby into one of the great dynasties in the history of collegiate sports and won 17 national championships since they began in 1980.

Gladstone Highlights Best of Rest
Editor's Note: The following are, in order, the Daily Cal sports staff's picks for the best of the rest of Cal's men's coaches.

Track Teams Win Big Meet
It is called the Hero's Race, the last race in every track meet. The 4x400 is the tie-breaker of every competition, designed specifically for meets like the Cal-Stanford Big Meet.

Athlete of the Week
Cal senior flanker John Taylor not only secured his fourth national championship in four years at Cal, but did it in style.

Men's Golf Captures Tournament Title
Steve Desimone has been saying it for the last couple of months. Han Lee could sense that he was on the verge a month ago.


Arts & Entertainment

Getting Animated
Spike & Mike's Classic Festival of Animation, not to be confused with Spike & Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation (currently Korn's opening act), has always seemed like something that never should have gotten remotely popular.

From Zeros To Heroes
Imagine watching The Matrix on acid, and you have a pretty good idea of what to expect at Impact Theatre's The Wake-Up Crew, a new play at La Val's Subterranean Theater. A short piece based on the familiar premise that humans are actually dreaming their reality and can be awakened to realize new levels of awareness, there's more punch to this thing than the entire Batman film series put together.

White Space