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Issue #67 :: Wednesday, November 17, 1999

Top Headlines

All in the Family
Incest is gross. Admit it - you think so, and I agree. Every society has its own taboos concerning sex with family members, and ours says that you should not sleep with your mother. That is why a recent case in nearby Antioch is so shocking, and just as wickedly entertaining as an episode of "The Jerry Springer Show."

Longterm Climate Change Due to Astronomical Cycles
Climate cycles on Earth are directly related to astronomical cycles in the solar system, UC Berkeley researchers have found.

Recent Riots Fuel Big Game
The police call them incidents. The administration refers to them as melees. Most Cal students tend to choose riots.

Ford Motors Gives UC Berkeley $3 Million Donation
The Ford Motor Company donated $3 million to UC Berkeley during a ceremony yesterday afternoon in Etcheverry Hall.

News

Task Force Questions Lab Officials
Members of a federal advisory board questioned Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory officials yesterday and Monday about the beleaguered National Ignitions Facility.

Ford Motors Gives UC Berkeley $3 Million Donation
The Ford Motor Company donated $3 million to UC Berkeley during a ceremony yesterday afternoon in Etcheverry Hall.

UC Berkeley Considers Consolidation Of Contracts
UC Berkeley administrators are considering the ramifications of consolidating corporate contracts on campus into a single agreement that could generate millions of dollars in revenue.

Alumna Creates New Cosmetics Line for Women
As a minority woman, one UC Berkeley graduate grew frustrated with trying to find suitable makeup for her complexion, so she made her own.

Sexual Assaults Continue to Plague Community
Sexual assaults are prevalent on the UC Berkeley campus and its immediate surroundings, according to law enforcement officials.

Robbery Victim Attacked Near Southside School
A man was brutally beaten and robbed in South Berkeley Monday by a group of attackers, police said yesterday.

Students Find Home Computers a Necessity
Succeeding at a competitive university like UC Berkeley is difficult enough for most students, but the problems expand for those who do not own personal computers. However, many students face exactly that situation.

News in Brief: Students Rally Statewide Against Sweatshops
University and college students throughout California attended rallies yesterday as part of a statewide effort to demand that college apparel no longer be manufactured in sweatshops.


Sports

Recent Riots Fuel Big Game
The police call them incidents. The administration refers to them as melees. Most Cal students tend to choose riots.

Photo Finish
While Cal may not be the oldest school in the nation, few colleges in the country have its rich history and sense of tradition.

TCU First For Bears In Alaska Tourney
This couldn't have been what Cal men's basketball coach Ben Braun had in mind. The Bears season opener tomorrow night, on the road, in Fairbanks, Alaska?


Opinion

All in the Family
Incest is gross. Admit it - you think so, and I agree. Every society has its own taboos concerning sex with family members, and ours says that you should not sleep with your mother. That is why a recent case in nearby Antioch is so shocking, and just as wickedly entertaining as an episode of "The Jerry Springer Show."

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