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Issue #199 :: Tuesday, August 29, 2000

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Mix Master 101
A disc jockey is more than you might think. Sure, he spins records and

Restraining Order Filed By Activist
Famous environmental activist Julia "Butterfly" Hill, who sat in a Humboldt County tree for 738 days, has filed a temporary restraining order against a Berkeley resident and Peace and Justice Commission member for allegedly being "aggressive" and "threatening."

Sex on Tuesday: Sex in Berkeley
Sex in Berkeley, what a wondrous thing ... Where the psychology majors analyze their partners and architects work to build the perfect and improbable sexual positions. But some words of wisdom to ye freshmen first - if you thought you knew all you could know about sex, Berkeley will teach you a thing or two. And to you wise sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students, I hope that you will be finding yourself trying something new and different.

Depth a Question Up Front
Never take a knee, never give up and never never back down.

News

Restraining Order Filed By Activist
Famous environmental activist Julia "Butterfly" Hill, who sat in a Humboldt County tree for 738 days, has filed a temporary restraining order against a Berkeley resident and Peace and Justice Commission member for allegedly being "aggressive" and "threatening."

Local Bookstores Feel No Online Competition
Amid the online revolution that some say threatens to change the way Americans do their shopping, some Berkeley booksellers are braving the dot-com competition and proving they are still a viable option for students in the Internet age.

Ballot Measure Could Ease Housing Demand
A November ballot measure designed to relieve the high demand for low-income housing in Berkeley promises to be an issue on which even a city with a proud history of protest can agree.

Daytime Bank Robbery Goes Without a Hitch
A middle-aged man robbed a crowded Berkeley bank yesterday and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

Fashion or Function?
Mini scooters, electric scooters, motorized skateboards - whatever you want to call them, they are the latest transportation craze.

Berkeley High Seniors Greet Freshmen
Berkeley High School juniors and seniors will come to campus today, a day before school starts, to meet the fledgling incoming freshmen as they approach their notorious first year.

News in Brief: Defendant Haggles Over Terminology in Suit
U.S. attorneys filed a motion yesterday as a rebuttal to an application by wealthy Berkeley landlord Lakireddy Bali Reddy to dismiss two counts against himself.


Sports

Depth a Question Up Front
Never take a knee, never give up and never never back down.

Mix and Match
On a defensive line loaded with two potential All-Americans in Andre Carter and Jacob Waasdorp, it's easy to be overlooked, underappreciated, and even overwhelmed.

Trojans Run Over Lions
The Pac-10 has traditionally been known for its pass-happy offense and matador-like defense over the past couple of seasons.

Netters Hope to Join Bay Area Elite
It is a well-known fact that the Bay Area is the place for business. No one disputes the economic importance of the financial and technology capitals of the West. But this year, the Bay Area is also home of some of the best volleyball around.

Athlete of the Week
The Cal women's soccer team only has one game under its belt this season, but goalkeeper Maite Zabala is already paving her way toward the record books.


Arts & Entertainment

Mix Master 101
A disc jockey is more than you might think. Sure, he spins records and

re:CDs -- Folk Rock Appeal

Bringing Home the Last Great Strike

White Space