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Issue #232 :: Monday, October 16, 2000

Top Headlines

Cal Triumphs in Triple OT
It wasn't perfect, it wasn't pretty, and it wasn't easy by any stretch of the imagination.

Victory Mob Takes Businesses By Storm
A raucous crowd stormed through Telegraph Avenue early yesterday morning, laughing as they looted The Gap, Athlete's Foot, Tower Records and other businesses.

Proud to Be Nude
In 1992 a wave of public nudity began to rise in Berkeley. The X-plicit Players started with a "top-free" picnic at Martin Luther King Jr. Park that June. Inspired by overwhelmingly positive public response, by August we were walking naked through the downtown area almost every day. At the same time, though independently, a UC Berkeley student named Andrew Martinez began a comparable practice, attending classes and walking the campus neighborhoods nude.

Making Believers Out of Jaded Fans
Keala Keanaaina stood alone on the field after the game, surrounded by mobs of fans at once appreciative and uncomprehending.

News

Women's Soccer Shuts Down Stanford Again
Another hit squad plays on Sundays as well.

Victory Mob Takes Businesses By Storm
A raucous crowd stormed through Telegraph Avenue early yesterday morning, laughing as they looted The Gap, Athlete's Foot, Tower Records and other businesses.

News Analysis: Senators Question Their Own Effectiveness
After seven weeks of work, the ASUC Senate has made progress on several issues but still easily becomes mired in lengthy and controversial debates.

Homecoming Draws Young, Old
Thousands of enthusiastic UC Berkeley alumni, parents and students strengthened their campus connections at Homecoming festivities this weekend.

Pet Sterilization Just Made Easier
In an increased effort to control the city's animal population and reduce the numbers of animals euthanized in shelters, Berkeley kicked off its low-cost spay and neuter voucher program last Saturday.

Oddities Add to Auction Success
Glitter, wine and bidding wars took center stage in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union Friday night.

News in Brief: New Research Institute to Delve Into Current Employment Issues
As California becomes the sixth largest economy in the world, UC officials have announced the launch of the UC Institute for Labor and Employment.


Sports

Cal Triumphs in Triple OT
It wasn't perfect, it wasn't pretty, and it wasn't easy by any stretch of the imagination.

Making Believers Out of Jaded Fans
Keala Keanaaina stood alone on the field after the game, surrounded by mobs of fans at once appreciative and uncomprehending.

UCLA Grudges Spur Cal to Win
Call it a chip on the shoulder, an ax to grind, a bone to pick - whatever. Cal wanted to win Saturday, if only to show UCLA head coach Bob Toledo what he could have had.

Cal Claims NorPac Title with Victory
The Cal field hockey team has two weeks left in its regular season, but the Bears have already captured the league title.

Water Polo Gets Pounded by No. 1 UCLA
While Cal fans got the last laugh as they rushed the field and mobbed their victorious football team, UCLA had the early satisfaction of handing the No. 4 Bears an 11-5 water polo loss Saturday morning at Spieker Pool.

Volleyball Topples Tribe
The Cal volleyball team recently discovered the term that describes what it is like to be on both ends of a comeback victory.


Opinion

Proud to Be Nude
In 1992 a wave of public nudity began to rise in Berkeley. The X-plicit Players started with a "top-free" picnic at Martin Luther King Jr. Park that June. Inspired by overwhelmingly positive public response, by August we were walking naked through the downtown area almost every day. At the same time, though independently, a UC Berkeley student named Andrew Martinez began a comparable practice, attending classes and walking the campus neighborhoods nude.

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