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Issue #55 :: Monday, November 1, 1999

Top Headlines

Protesters Rally for Radio Station
More than 150 supporters of KPFA radio gathered in downtown Berkeley yesterday to for local control of the station.

Corpulent Takeover
"Is it me or did it just get fatter in here?"

Bears Defense Breaks Trojans
It's a tried-and-true storyline for the Cal football season this year - an underproductive Bears offense is bailed out by its overachieving defense.

Bay Area Delegates Attend Pacifica Meeting
Thirty-seven Bay Area residents, including Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington, traveled to Houston over the weekend to address the owner of KPFA radio.

News

Protesters Rally for Radio Station
More than 150 supporters of KPFA radio gathered in downtown Berkeley yesterday to for local control of the station.

Bay Area Delegates Attend Pacifica Meeting
Thirty-seven Bay Area residents, including Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington, traveled to Houston over the weekend to address the owner of KPFA radio.

City Studies Two-Way Traffic Design Plan
Berkeley city officials have commissioned a study to examine how the transformation of Bancroft Way and Durant Avenue into two-way streets would impact pedestrian and traffic flow.

Gay Students Call for Improved Understanding from Community
Editor's Note: This is the first in an occasional series on gay issues at UC Berkeley.

News in Brief: Two Berkeley Faculty Named to California Bioscience Coluncil
Gov. Gray Davis Friday named two UC Berkeley faculty members to a council that will advise him on ways to maintain California's competitive edge in the bioscience industry.

City to Review University Relations
The Berkeley City Council is scheduled to consider a measure at this week's meeting that calls for a preliminary review of the city's agreements with UC Berkeley.

Experts Question Health Care Mergers
Ill-fated hospital mergers have afflicted both the University of California and the city of Berkeley over the last year, raising questions about the way care providers should react to national health care trends.

Freshmen Face Health Choices
For many students, staying healthy is undoubtedly the hardest thing about college, but this is especially true for freshmen at UC Berkeley who are still learning the ropes.

Meningitis Vaccination Advised For Students
In response to a reported increase in the number of college students stricken with bacterial meningitis, especially those living in residence halls, UC Berkeley's health services department has suggested students obtain vaccination against the disease.


Sports

Bears Defense Breaks Trojans
It's a tried-and-true storyline for the Cal football season this year - an underproductive Bears offense is bailed out by its overachieving defense.

Hit Squad Is Bears' Offensive Weapon
It took five Pac-10 games to happen, but it's finally official. Cal's defense is exactly as good as its offense is bad.

Men's Soccer Can't Solve Road Woes
The Cal men's soccer team entered its Saturday night matchup with Stanford in Palo Alto looking to cement its case for postseason participation. After a 1-0 loss to the Cardinal on a free kick, the Bears are in need of some more cement, sand and water.

Holan Tops Card in OT
Two weeks ago, the Cal women's soccer team lost twice in the overtime period to both USC and UCLA. The NCAA tournament appeared to be slipping through the Bears' fingers. It looked like their luck had run out.

Polo Manages MPSF Split
The crowd came hoping to turn around a dreary season. It glowed with anticipation. It reeked of determination.

Spikers Clean up on Oregon Trip
If the Cal volleyball team could buy a souvenir from its weekend trip to Oregon, it certainly should consider a broom.


Opinion

Corpulent Takeover
"Is it me or did it just get fatter in here?"

White Space