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Issue #209 :: Tuesday, September 12, 2000

Top Headlines

Young DBs Up to Challenge
The season is only a game old, but Nnamdi Asomugha is already getting tired of it.

Cigarette On Wednesday
This week is story time. These are memories that remind me that I am in college and that I am me. This will be a chance for me to step down from my social soapbox and join the ranks of useless, paper-wasting columnists by ranting about stupid people and telling even stupider stories in no particular order. Enjoy.

Vendor Backs Out of Bear's Lair Deal
Negotiations with the pub vendor for The Bear's Lair have fallen through, leaving the popular Friday hangout spot without a liquor license or bar manager, Store Operations Board officials said yesterday.

Good Vibrations Help Move Objects
Imagine a machine that enables you to rearrange all the furniture in your home with the simple lift of just one finger - the one finger needed to click a mouse button.

News

Vendor Backs Out of Bear's Lair Deal
Negotiations with the pub vendor for The Bear's Lair have fallen through, leaving the popular Friday hangout spot without a liquor license or bar manager, Store Operations Board officials said yesterday.

Navy Condemned for Harmful Sonar Testing
With the help of the Berkeley City Council last night, whales around the world may be able to breathe easier.

Flu Vaccine Shortage, Delay Expected
Berkeley residents may have to wait a few extra weeks for that flu shot they have been looking forward to, due to problems manufacturing this year's influenza vaccine, according to a recent city report.

Caucus Rewards 'Stalwart' Women
The local chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus endorsed three Berkeley City Council candidates Monday, promising them both financial assistance and on-the-ground volunteer help with their election bids.

Judge Denies Dismissal, Landlord Trial Continues
OAKLAND - What seemed to be a small ruling in U.S. Federal Court yesterday was another thorn in the defense of Lakireddy Bali Reddy, owner of two prominent Berkeley businesses, Reddy Realty and Pasand Madras Indian Cuisine.

News In Brief: University Employees Begin Negotiations for Better Wages
Chants of "Two percent won't pay the rent!" emanated from the crowd outside California Hall yesterday as UC Berkeley employees rallied for higher wages.


Sports

Young DBs Up to Challenge
The season is only a game old, but Nnamdi Asomugha is already getting tired of it.

Off the Beat: I'm As Confused As You Are
Monday morning I woke up earlier a than a coke farmer to play the worst round of golf in my life. Well not really the worst, but they all seem to feel like that after you've finished a bad round. Especially when it's a 97.

Haas Scoreboards Almost Complete
Although the past couple of years would seem to dictate otherwise, construction in and outside Haas Pavilion is slated to finish soon.

Letters to Sports: Show Me The Wins
It is almost unimaginable why the University would even consider extending Tom Holmoe's contract.


Opinion

Cigarette On Wednesday
This week is story time. These are memories that remind me that I am in college and that I am me. This will be a chance for me to step down from my social soapbox and join the ranks of useless, paper-wasting columnists by ranting about stupid people and telling even stupider stories in no particular order. Enjoy.

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