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Issue #482 :: Tuesday, February 19, 2002

Top Headlines

Planning Commission Seeks to Improve Traffic on Southside
A proposal to convert one-way streets into two-way streets may be added to a plan that will revitalize Southside, the Berkeley City Planning Commission said last week.

Lucky Grafenberg
Whoever said the G-spot is an urban legend is a jerkoff. It's there, in full effect, and deserves glowing attention. So, find it.

Bears Make Strides but Can't Catch Washington
Ask anyone associated with the Cal women's basketball team and they will say the Bears are constantly improving.

Assistant Vice Chancellor Dies While Exercising
Matthew Lyon, assistant vice chancellor of public affairs and a respected member of the UC Berkeley community, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack at the age of 45.

News

Planning Commission Seeks to Improve Traffic on Southside
A proposal to convert one-way streets into two-way streets may be added to a plan that will revitalize Southside, the Berkeley City Planning Commission said last week.

Assistant Vice Chancellor Dies While Exercising
Matthew Lyon, assistant vice chancellor of public affairs and a respected member of the UC Berkeley community, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack at the age of 45.

Dispute Over Kashmir Region Topic of Discussion at Convention
As part of UC Berkeley's 17th Annual South Asia Conference, experts on Indo-Pakistani relations spoke Friday at the International House about existing tensions over the Kashmir territory.

Local Student to Appear On Celebrity Game Show
Hollywood can be a pretty cutthroat place, but UC Berkeley freshman Woody Hartman is not nervous about taking on the stars tonight on CBS' Hollywood Squares.

News In Brief: Prominent Scholar Passes Away
UC Berkeley's dean of African archaeology John Desmond Clark died from pneumonia Thursday at a hospital in Oakland.

Male Sexuality Class Put on Hold Amid National Media Attention
The UC Berkeley male sexuality class that came under fire last week has been suspended by administrators while an investigation into reports of illicit class activities is conducted.

Page 2 Interview--Julia Abrams and Dustin Dovola, Debaters
Q: Why are you guys in Berkeley today?



Sports

Bears Salvage Series, Win Against Long Beach State
Truthfully speaking, it was impractical for No. 21 Long Beach State to seek to finish a sweep of the Cal baseball team at Evans Diamond Sunday. After all, brooms don't exactly serve as the most functional tools on rainy days.

Coaching Flap Overshadows Strong Cal Invitational
Adversity has been no stranger to the Cal women's gymnastics team this year. On Sunday, that adversity reached a stunning and disappointing climax during one of the most important meets of the year.

Cal Falls Short Of No. 1 in Humbling Loss To Huskies
The Cal men's basketball team was supposed to go up to Washington, get two wins against two of the conference's worst teams and head back to Berkeley one victory away from the all-important 20-win benchmark.

Bears Make Strides but Can't Catch Washington
Ask anyone associated with the Cal women's basketball team and they will say the Bears are constantly improving.


Opinion

Lucky Grafenberg
Whoever said the G-spot is an urban legend is a jerkoff. It's there, in full effect, and deserves glowing attention. So, find it.

Editorial: Looking More Closely at Democratic Education
An investigation into the highly popular sexuality DE-Cal classes may show the program's liberties are too great. But no matter what the administration finds, clearer academic standards and better faculty supervision of all Democratic Education at Cal classes must result.

Editorial Art by Deana Sobel


Letters to the Editor: Controversy Over DE-Cal Sexuality Classes
Having recently completed the male sexuality class, I am writing this letter in strong support of the continuation of this class at UC Berkeley ("Continuation of Sexuality De-Cal Classes Uncertain," Feb. 15). I am a 27-year-old returning undergraduate and found a wealth of value in the experience. Together, the male and female sexuality classes constitute a course on human sexuality that should be part of every school's curriculum.

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