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Issue #51 :: Tuesday, October 26, 1999

Top Headlines

ROTC Policy May Conflict With UC Code
The "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy enforced by UC Berkeley's ROTC program may conflict with the UC policy banning discrimination on campus, according to students and legislators.

A Halloween Treat
As a little treat before Halloween, I've decided to follow the tradition of the Sunday San Francisco Chronicle's "Grab Bag" feature and give you a sampling of facts about sex. Soon you'll be able to regale your friends with your knowledge of (sometimes) useless, yet interesting information!

Cal Dominates Pacific Invite
When the University of Pacific sent out the invitations for last weekend's Pacific Collegiate Invitational, it should have thought twice about including the Cal men's swimming team.

Yugoslav Mayors Decry Bombings
The NATO bombing campaign hindered efforts to create a Democratic state in Yugoslavia, top city officials from the country said during a conference on campus yesterday.

News

ROTC Policy May Conflict With UC Code
The "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy enforced by UC Berkeley's ROTC program may conflict with the UC policy banning discrimination on campus, according to students and legislators.

Yugoslav Mayors Decry Bombings
The NATO bombing campaign hindered efforts to create a Democratic state in Yugoslavia, top city officials from the country said during a conference on campus yesterday.

Lawyers Hope to Block Hospital Merger
Lawyers representing the California Attorney General's office pursued an injunction in court yesterday to block a proposed merger between Berkeley's Alta Bates Medical Center and a hospital in Oakland.

Participants in Courtroom Takeover Explain Motives
UC Berkeley students have said they took over a courtroom last week in an attempt to maintain solidarity and protect the right to voice political views.

News in Brief: Woman Alleges Rape, Assault
An Oakland resident was allegedly raped by an acquaintance in a car and left in Southwest Berkeley early Thursday morning, police said yesterday.


Sports

Cal Dominates Pacific Invite
When the University of Pacific sent out the invitations for last weekend's Pacific Collegiate Invitational, it should have thought twice about including the Cal men's swimming team.

Women's Golf Is Impressive In Tourney
If the Stanford Intercollegiate could be considered an exclusive party showcasing the nation's top golfing talent, then the Cal women's golf team sure made a good first impression this past weekend in Palo Alto.

UCLA Embarrassed By Oregon State
UCLA had just allowed the most points in school history in a 61-20 defeat by Washington. Oregon State had its last winning season to date - a lackluster 6-5 record. And Stanford won its first six conference matchups en route to a Rose Bowl victory over Ohio State.

Athlete of the Week: Joe Igber
He might not have the stature of your prototypical running back, but Cal freshman tailback Joe Igber is nonetheless emerging as one of the most explosive players in the Pac-10.

Young, Undersized Ice Hockey Team Loses and Ties
It is now clear that whoever coined the phrase, "Size does not matter," was not referring to an ice hockey match.


Opinion

A Halloween Treat
As a little treat before Halloween, I've decided to follow the tradition of the Sunday San Francisco Chronicle's "Grab Bag" feature and give you a sampling of facts about sex. Soon you'll be able to regale your friends with your knowledge of (sometimes) useless, yet interesting information!

Letters to the Editor: Front is Fascist
While I am usually proud of my alma mater's history of free speech protest and action in the name of human rights, I am ashamed at the conduct of the third world Liberation Front members who stormed the Berkeley Municipal Court Thursday ("Police Clash With twLF Protesters," Oct. 22).

Watch Your Language, twLF
In recent weeks, I have found myself growing more and more disturbed by the rhetoric of the third world Liberation Front. As they attempt to expose perceived injustices at this university, their language has gradually been divorcing itself from reality and endearing itself to the derisive politics of anger and hate.

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