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Issue #397 :: Tuesday, September 11, 2001

Top Headlines

The Money Spot
It's an age-old problem: How to stimulate the G-spot. While it may be more of an art for women, there are a few things some men might not know.

Cross Country Ahead of Last Year's Pace with First Wins
SACRAMENTO-Last year, neither of the Cal cross country teams nor any of their individual runners placed first in any of their meets.

Campus, Bay Area on Heightened Alert After Terrorist Attacks
The University of California system today reacted to the devastating terrorist attacks in Washington, D.C. and New York, shutting down UC-managed national laboratories and canceling the UC regents' scheduled meeting this week.

Editorial: Damaged Field is Affront to Student Athletes
Kleeberger Field is a mess. The artificial turf is missing in spots, the tartan rim surrounding the field is cracked, and the seams are shifting. Players have suffered leg injuries due to the turf's poor quality.

News

ASUC Cash for Football T-Shirts
An ASUC senator has introduced two bills that would use $9,500 in mandatory student fees to purchase T-shirts that would be distributed for free at football games, and more than $500 to pay for snacks for senators.

Berkeley Has Second-Highest City Crime Rate in California
Editor's Note: The sixth in a series examining the local results of Census 2000 and their impact on the East Bay. The Daily Californian will provide analysis of the census throughout the year as data are released.

Billions At Stake In Still-Contested Bond For UC,State Colleges
State lawmakers are considering placing a multi-billion dollar bond on next year's ballot that would pay for massive improvements in public schools and fund expansions for UC campuses.

UC Employee Alleges UCPD Stopped Him Because of His Color
A UC Berkeley employee has filed a complaint against the UC Police Department, claiming he was stopped and assaulted by UC police officers because he is black.

Council Encourages Gender Equity in UC Professor Hiring
The Berkeley City Council tonight will consider its latest proposal to change policy outside its jurisdiction, this time on the UC Berkeley campus.

Program Aims to Boost Preschool Reading Levels
Hoping to promote kindergarten readiness among children, the Berkeley Board of Education recently approved the extension of an existing K-3rd grade program literacy program to pre-schoolers.

Page 2 Interview -- Huck, Distributing ‘Street Spirit' on Telegraph Avenue
Q: Tell me a little about yourself.

Campus, Bay Area on Heightened Alert After Terrorist Attacks
The University of California system today reacted to the devastating terrorist attacks in Washington, D.C. and New York, shutting down UC-managed national laboratories and canceling the UC regents' scheduled meeting this week.

Shock and Confusion Grip Campus Community
Phil Nacionales has been chain smoking since 10 a.m. this morning on the steps of Sproul Plaza.


Sports

Cross Country Ahead of Last Year's Pace with First Wins
SACRAMENTO-Last year, neither of the Cal cross country teams nor any of their individual runners placed first in any of their meets.

Cal Takes Two in St. Louis
Only three games away from home and the Cal field hockey team must feel like it has been gone forever.

Bears Split In Texas Despite Second Half Woes
To inspire his teammates to shoot more, Wayne Gretzky once said 100 percent of the shots you don't take do not go in. Apparently, a pair of Texas women's soccer teams took this saying to heart this past weekend against Cal.

Athlete of the Week -- Joe Kaiser, Men's Water Polo
The No. 4 Cal men's water polo team got off to a good start last Saturday with a 13-6 win over No. 10 Pacific.


Opinion

Editorial: Damaged Field is Affront to Student Athletes
Kleeberger Field is a mess. The artificial turf is missing in spots, the tartan rim surrounding the field is cracked, and the seams are shifting. Players have suffered leg injuries due to the turf's poor quality.

The Money Spot
It's an age-old problem: How to stimulate the G-spot. While it may be more of an art for women, there are a few things some men might not know.

Ask the Auditor: School Districts, Auditors, and Accountability
Berkeley's school district is threatened with "negative certification" because the county board finds the budget deficient. Emeryville votes to recall incumbent school board directors because of deficit spending and inappropriate expenditures by the appointed school superintendent and students show up for a junior college class to find there are no textbooks. The school year began with some troubling news for students, parents, educators and taxpayers, who can't help wondering, "Why can't they get it right?"

Letters to the Editor: Students Divided Over Chair Election Politics
I would like to express my dismay and dissatisfaction regarding the ASUC's most recent electoral decision ("In Year's First Political Brawl, Powerful ASUC Committee Chooses Chair on Party Lines," Sept.6). Following last year's election debacle, I have become acutely aware of the partisan decision-making that plagues our student government. Politics has yielded an ersatz Finance Committee chair. I have had the pleasure of knowing both Jen Lee and Joanne Liu in a professional and personal capacity and support both of their senate careers as paragons of student leadership. While it may be presumptuous to assume that the Senate Finance Committee voted strictly upon party lines, I would err on the side of suspicion given Sen. Liu's outstanding

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