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Issue #206 :: Friday, September 8, 2000

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New Conflict Rises in ASUC
A bitter and protracted debate paralyzed the ASUC Senate for three hours Wednesday night when senators refused to approve nominations for the university's Academic Senate.

It's My Party, Dammit!
Do you remember when you were a kid and 20 seemed so old? I can't believe that today is my twentieth birthday. Twenty. Gawd. It nearly ruined my friend's whole summer when he turned 20. He was actually depressed for several weeks. Twenty means all kinds of responsibility and the fact that you're going to have to start making something out of yourself. Not once missing a major sporting event on television for the past two years is no longer a fun fact, it just makes you a loser.

Nurse Betty D.O.A.
Some films, such as the newly-released The Cell and genre pioneer

Sports Extra: Holmoe Agrees to One-Year Contract Extension
Running a reverse with the final seconds ticking off the clock, Cal head football coach Tom Holmoe agreed to a one-year contract extension less than 24 hours before the Bears kick off their 2000 season.

News

New Conflict Rises in ASUC
A bitter and protracted debate paralyzed the ASUC Senate for three hours Wednesday night when senators refused to approve nominations for the university's Academic Senate.

Tenants Rally Against Landlord Lawsuit
Displaying bowls of Ramen Noodle soup and holding up handmade posters, angry Berkeley tenants protested a landlord group's impending lawsuit outside a ritzy waterfront restaurant last night.

Professor's Legacy Celebrated
People of all ages talked, laughed and hugged in Wheeler Auditorium last night. They shared stories and remembrances of their teacher, mentor, colleague and friend Barbara Christian, a UC Berkeley African American studies professor and renowned black feminist literature critic.

Actor Paul Newman Visits UC Berkeley, Teaches About Generosity
To the delight of camera-clicking fans and salad lovers, Academy Award winner-turned-philanthropist Paul Newman came to campus yesterday to draw attention to the role of charity in the corporate world.

Cigarette Tax Helps Museum
Berkeley city officials congregated yesterday morning at the Habitot Children's Museum, singing the praises of new funds, generated from a cigarette tax, aimed at aiding the health and well-being of children and their families.

Student Group Strives for Awareness of Tibet's Plight
Fifty years ago, on the other side of the planet, China invaded the neighboring country of Tibet, causing its political and spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to flee and sending shock waves all the way to Berkeley.

Research Charts Effects of Divorce
A former UC Berkeley faculty member released a book this month documenting a 25-year study about the impact of divorce in adult lives.

News in Brief: Bike Station Commended for Air Preservation
This year's clean air awards commended the bike station Wednesday at the Downtown Berkeley BART station for helping to cut down on pollution.


Sports

Holmoe Will Make Contract Announcement Today
On the eve of the football team's season opener, the Cal athletic department has scheduled a press conference today to address the contract status of head football coach Tom Holmoe.

Cal Readies for Utah Air Attack
The red and white uniforms might prevent any serious cases of deja vu from breaking out, but the Utah team that takes on Cal tomorrow might look similar to the Bears squad that took the field in the opener a year ago.

A Practice in the Life of An All-America Punter
Careers have been made and broken writing about champions.

Bears Ready to Host Classic
Home is supposed to be the place that teams love, but if a team is not allowed to play at home because the housekeeping hasn't been done, home doesn't feel so homely.

Sports Briefs: Top Women's Hoops Recruits to Visit Campus Today
New Cal women's basketball head coach Caren Horstmeyer takes her first step toward reviving the program today, when the first-year coach is scheduled to host three top recruits this weekend.

Sports Extra: Holmoe Agrees to One-Year Contract Extension
Running a reverse with the final seconds ticking off the clock, Cal head football coach Tom Holmoe agreed to a one-year contract extension less than 24 hours before the Bears kick off their 2000 season.


Arts & Entertainment

Nurse Betty D.O.A.
Some films, such as the newly-released The Cell and genre pioneer

Blunted on Reality
"I came to blow it down, and that's what I'm gonna do - blow it down,"

Home-cooked Eats
Frozen chicken pot pies and boxed macaroni and cheese are common items

re: Calendar
Mandala: The Architecture of Enlightenment, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

White Space