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Issue #5 :: Friday, August 20, 1999

Top Headlines

Youth Movement at Training Camp
TURLOCK, Calif. - Kyle Boller throws a 61-yard touchdown pass, Joe Echema blazes through the secondary on a 64-yard touchdown run, and Atari Callen makes a spectacular interception.

Skip The Mickey
People must just not go see Hugh Grant movies for variety. With his constant blinking and stilted British laugh, Grant has played the same precise character in his last... well, all of his movies.

Boalt Dean to Step Down
The dean of Boalt Hall School of Law announced Wednesday that she will retire from her post at the end of the academic year.

Ignore Previous Column
Taking a bus is not the most popular method of getting from England to Sweden, and there are excellent reasons for this. Still, it sounded interesting - like the time I was in Santa Barbara with a friend and insisted on going back to Santa Cruz via Highway 1. It was magnificent and wonderful, but once was enough.

News

Boalt Dean to Step Down
The dean of Boalt Hall School of Law announced Wednesday that she will retire from her post at the end of the academic year.

Schools to Add Organic Food to Menu
The Berkeley Unified School District passed a comprehensive food plan Wednesday, integrating organic and cost-free meals into their current food service.

Marketer Violates Policy
University and ASUC officials said yesterday that one of several businesses marketing on campus violated UC Berkeley regulations by advertising its product on Sproul Plaza.

Hearing to View Pacifica Finances
A state legislative committee scheduled a hearing in Oakland for today to investigate the financial structure of KPFA radio's parent organization, the Pacifica Foundation - but Pacifica's chair has already said she will not attend.

News in Brief
KPFA Staffers File Complaint


Sports

Youth Movement at Training Camp
TURLOCK, Calif. - Kyle Boller throws a 61-yard touchdown pass, Joe Echema blazes through the secondary on a 64-yard touchdown run, and Atari Callen makes a spectacular interception.

No Time Wasted, Williams in Camp
TURLOCK, Calif. - Any hopes Yauger Williams might have had of a slow, steady reintroduction to football came to a swift and brutal end Wednesday.

Recruit May Commit Soon
As the Cal football team winds down training camp this week, it appears that head coach Tom Holmoe may be on his way to securing his first verbal recruiting commitment.

New Men's Tennis Assistant Named
The Cal men's tennis team has hired former ATP tour player Morten Christiansen as its assistant coach, head coach Peter Wright announced Wednesday.

Sorahan to Transfer from Cal
Freshman quarterback Ryan Sorahan has decided to transfer from the Cal football program, head coach Tom Holmoe announced Friday.


Arts & Entertainment

Skip The Mickey
People must just not go see Hugh Grant movies for variety. With his constant blinking and stilted British laugh, Grant has played the same precise character in his last... well, all of his movies.

re:CDs: Playing Pickup
If Pavement are the Lucky Charms of indie rock, Superchunk are the Cap'n Crunchberries. Sure, there's not as many different colors and flavors, but there's just that little bit of added crunch that makes you not mind the lack of fancy horseshoes and diamonds so much. The ‘Chunk haven't really changed that much in their ten years. Maybe they've opened up their arrangements a tiny bit.

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