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Issue #336 :: Friday, April 27, 2001

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Mr. Play Right
At the moment, Jonathan Whittle-Utter is deeply concerned about a moustache. He gingerly touches his own, then the moustache of the person standing before him, instructing an onlooking costume crew member to snip it a bit, and definitely gray it down a notch.

Yahweh or the Highway
If there's anything that would tick off the messiah it would have to be getting called by the wrong name. So says Dave Temple.

Supreme Court Decision May Affect UC Admissions Case
A Supreme Court ruling that bars certain kinds of federal civil rights lawsuits could hurt a legal case challenging UC Berkeley's admissions policies, legal experts said yesterday.

Web Extra: AD Candidates Down to Final Two
The field of candidates for the next Cal athletic director is now down to two, and an announcement on who will fill the post is expected as early as Monday, candidates and officials said today.

News

Supreme Court Decision May Affect UC Admissions Case
A Supreme Court ruling that bars certain kinds of federal civil rights lawsuits could hurt a legal case challenging UC Berkeley's admissions policies, legal experts said yesterday.

Fugitive Search Reignited in Response to Upcoming Trial
FBI officials offered a $20,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the arrest of long-time Bay Area resident James Kilgore, a former member of the Symbionese Liberation Army who has been a fugitive since 1976.

Housing Plan Faces Conflict of Interests
Developers battled it out with the Berkeley City Council Tuesday night over a proposal to turn an abandoned gas station and parking lot on San Pablo Avenue into an affordable housing and commercial unit.

Grants Hope to Bolster Latinos' Success in Schools
Two UC campuses were awarded $3.1 million in grants yesterday, aimed toward increasing the graduation rates of
City Yard Sale Promotes Recycling
Berkeley residents in the market for chipped china or a classic yellow Porsche will find themselves dropping some dollars at tomorrow's citywide yard sale.

News in Brief: Fire in Telegraph Avenue Building Dealt With Expeditiously, Does Little Damage
The Berkeley Fire Department responded to a small blaze on the corner of Telegraph and Durant avenues yesterday afternoon.

Page 2 Interview -- Dwight Hulse, UC Berkeley Graduating Senior
Q: What are your plans for after graduation?

Bears Host Card with Playoffs at Stake
The road to a postseason berth has been long and arduous, but the most critical stage of the trip for the Cal baseball team begins this afternoon.


Sports

Polo in Must-Win Mode at MPSFs
The No. 4 Cal women's water polo team just packed its bags and said "Aloha" to Berkeley.

Seeding on the Line for Cal at Championships
The Cal men's golf team tees off bright and early today on a course that frustrated them just a week ago.

Sports Briefs: Men's Tennis Falters in Second Round of Pac-10s
Compared to last year's no-show in singles play, the Cal men's tennis team fared well in the first day of the Pac-10 Individual Championships.

Web Extra: AD Candidates Down to Final Two
The field of candidates for the next Cal athletic director is now down to two, and an announcement on who will fill the post is expected as early as Monday, candidates and officials said today.


Arts & Entertainment

Mr. Play Right
At the moment, Jonathan Whittle-Utter is deeply concerned about a moustache. He gingerly touches his own, then the moustache of the person standing before him, instructing an onlooking costume crew member to snip it a bit, and definitely gray it down a notch.

One Night to Remember
The shocking surprise in One Night at McCool's is that behind the miniskirts and kinky sex there is an actual script and host of interesting characters.

Get Out of Town
An $80 million budget does not keep Town & Country out of the dust bin. Success for the film would be a nice coup for former New Line Cinema president Michael Deluca, who was sacked when AOL-Time Warner decided two $80 million flops-the first being Little Nicky-are two too many. Unfortunately, Town & Country lacks cohesion and depth.

The Politics of Produce
I am not naturally a very political person. I don't know much about politics and shy away from talking about it because I don't like to sound dumb. I just don't feel informed enough to make any sort of responsible decisions or statements. But lately, I've come to realize how the simple acts of eating and buying groceries really are really political actions.

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