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Issue #7 :: Tuesday, August 24, 1999

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Suspect Arrested in Southside Armed Robbery
A teenager allegedly robbed a UC Berkeley student at knifepoint early Sunday morning, police said.

SEX ON TUESDAY: You Put Your Left Foot In ...
Q: The sex I have with my partner is good, but do you have any ideas on different positions so we can spice it up a little?

Backfield Deep as Opener Nears
The head coach of the Cal football team has four talented tailbacks, and only one position to play them at.

Labs to Expand Computers
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory officials said yesterday they are planning to move supercomputers currently housed in the Berkeley Hills to an Oakland site in the summer of 2000.

News

Suspect Arrested in Southside Armed Robbery
A teenager allegedly robbed a UC Berkeley student at knifepoint early Sunday morning, police said.

Labs to Expand Computers
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory officials said yesterday they are planning to move supercomputers currently housed in the Berkeley Hills to an Oakland site in the summer of 2000.

Freshman Weight Gain on the Rise
Students are racking up more pounds in their first year of college than ever before, gaining as much as 50 pounds in one year, Weight Watchers spokesperson Wendy Yellin said yesterday.

California Economy Subject of Lecture
People tend to generalize when describing California's economy, even though the state's economy comprises a patchwork of regional economies, a media critic said yesterday during a lecture at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.

Students Instruct Kids in Anatomy
While the only information grade school students used to know about anatomy was that the neck bone was connected to the back bone, a UC Berkeley class is offering the opportunity for youth to learn human anatomy using charts, pictures, preserved specimens, organs, models and even the occasional dissected body part.

Students Boost Commerce
With the advent of a new school year, local business owners said students are flocking to Berkeley vendors, buying everything from hamburgers to Internet connection equipment.

Tien to Sit on National Panels
President Clinton appointed Chang-Lin Tien, former UC Berkeley chancellor, to two national advisory panels on science and education.

News in Brief
Skateboards Motivate Fight


Sports

Backfield Deep as Opener Nears
The head coach of the Cal football team has four talented tailbacks, and only one position to play them at.

Igber, Echema Early Bright Spots
Kyle Boller can throw a football 70 yards in the air, Atari Callen was rated the best player in Northern California his senior year and Johnny Jackson set a junior college record for sacks, but the best members of the Cal football team's heralded freshman class may have escaped the attention of recruiting pundits.

Men's Soccer Pleased With Preseason Performance
While most students are settling into the new school year, the Cal men's soccer team appears ready to rumble.


Opinion

SEX ON TUESDAY: You Put Your Left Foot In ...
Q: The sex I have with my partner is good, but do you have any ideas on different positions so we can spice it up a little?

Wasteful Corn Destruction Not Serving World
Last month, a significant portion of my doctoral research was "decontaminated" by "Captain Swing" in order to protest genetically engineered crops. I have not written a letter before because the standard response to vandalism in cases like this is to try and keep news coverage to a minimum (since news coverage is what activists are generally after).

Berkeley Residents Are Self-Centered
When will the university put the rights of the student body first and stop catering to the Berkeley residents who claim to be such liberals that the only standards that are acceptable are those that favor or suit them? Is that not what is called a double standard?

Letters to the Editor
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