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Issue #626 :: Tuesday, November 12, 2002

Top Headlines

Solar Power Technology Movement on the Rise
The fastest growing private company in Berkeley is not only the pride and joy of the city's green power movement, it is also a defense contractor.

Sex on Tuesday: Slow But Steady
Kitchen table, bathroom floor, between classes, before lunch-there is a definite art to the quickie. In these cases, sex only lasts a few minutes (yup, short and sweet), and there's something to say about the element of spontaneity. On the other hand, for these long, rainy nights when you have a few hours at your disposal, the occasion is going to call for something a little more lasting, which unfortunately can be easier said than done. It can be very nice after sex to hear three little words whispered in your ear, provided they're not, "Was that it?"

Cal Survives Shootout in the Desert
TEMPE, Ariz.-Quarterbacks laying out for blocks downfield. Field goals squeaking just over the crossbar. Back-to-back 85-yard touchdowns. Footage of incredibly hot coeds on the jumbotron.

Editorial: One More Election To Go-Elect Andy Katz for Council
Berkeley students desperately need a pragmatic City Council member who has a proven record of successfully advocating for increased housing.

News

Solar Power Technology Movement on the Rise
The fastest growing private company in Berkeley is not only the pride and joy of the city's green power movement, it is also a defense contractor.

Measure I Funds Building of Animal Shelter
Brushing against the wire cage door, a tabby named Emily waits. The gray kitten next-door has been adopted, and the black cat a few cages over continuously howls, displaced from its normal cage.

City's Low-Cost Pedestrian Safety Plan Revitalized
Waving a bright yellow flag, a group of four UC Berkeley students stopped traffic on a congested intersection near College and Ashby avenues Sunday.

Feature Photo: A Day for Drumming


Solar Power Technology Movement on the Rise
More than 100 students from six UC campuses flocked to People's Park Sunday for a rally advocating the university to increase its use of renewable energy.

City Council Faces Threat of Increasing Budget Deficit
As the future of the city's books appears redder and redder, the Berkeley City Council will tonight consider spending more money.

Rally Protests Treatment of Southeast Asians
UC Berkeley students rallied Friday as part of a nationwide movement against the U.S. government's treatment of Southeast Asian communities.

News in Brief
Barak's Speech Will Be Met With Opposition

Berkeley Professors Receive Recognition for Breakthroughs in Medical Diagnostics
Two UC Berkeley scientists were recently named among the nation's top 50 scientific visionaries by Scientific American magazine.

Member of Management Team at UC-Owned Labs Announces Retirement
A senior member of the management team responsible for all the UC-owned labs announced his retirement last week.


Sports

Cal Survives Shootout in the Desert
TEMPE, Ariz.-Quarterbacks laying out for blocks downfield. Field goals squeaking just over the crossbar. Back-to-back 85-yard touchdowns. Footage of incredibly hot coeds on the jumbotron.

Men's Soccer: Hickman Emerges on the Spot to Lead Cal Past UCLA
Mike Hickman has been as invisible as a co-captain can be during the No. 5 Cal soccer team's dream season.

Women's Soccer: Schott Ties Record to Keep Season Alive
Laura Schott did not merely write herself into the Cal record books Friday. With her third career hat trick, she might as well have sand-blasted her name directly into Goldman Field.

Field Hockey: Bears Fulfill Expectation with Conference Title
The NorPac tournament has become something similar to finding the prize inside of a crackerjack box for the Cal field hockey team.

Waves Upset No. 1 Water Polo
Murphy's law chose the Cal men's water polo team for its next victim Saturday.

Jerkov Makes All The Difference in Volleyball's Weekend Split
Pac-10 MVP should come from one of the top teams in the conference.


Opinion

Editorial: One More Election To Go-Elect Andy Katz for Council
Berkeley students desperately need a pragmatic City Council member who has a proven record of successfully advocating for increased housing.

Regents Need to Recognize the Value of Lecturers
The UC Board of Regents will meet in San Francisco this Wednesday and Thursday. Members of the public can speak before the board with prior arrangement, and I would do so if I did not have teaching commitments here in Berkeley at the times of the meetings.

Letters to the Editor
ASUC Senate Needs to Be Accountable to Students

Editorial Cartoon by Darrin Bell


Sex on Tuesday: Slow But Steady
Kitchen table, bathroom floor, between classes, before lunch-there is a definite art to the quickie. In these cases, sex only lasts a few minutes (yup, short and sweet), and there's something to say about the element of spontaneity. On the other hand, for these long, rainy nights when you have a few hours at your disposal, the occasion is going to call for something a little more lasting, which unfortunately can be easier said than done. It can be very nice after sex to hear three little words whispered in your ear, provided they're not, "Was that it?"

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