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Issue #239 :: Wednesday, October 25, 2000

Top Headlines

Pint-Sized Back Leads Cal Offense
Fourth-quarter meltdowns aside, the Cal football team's offense has begun to establish itself as something of a threat.

Landlord Will Plead Guilty
The Berkeley landlord charged with illegally importing Indian girls for sex, Lakireddy Bali Reddy, will plead guilty to federal charges on Monday along with several of his family members, according to court documents.

Anti-Cancer's Unsung Hero
In a finding that could change the way vitamin supplements are manufactured, a team of UC Berkeley biologists has found that a less popular form of vitamin E may play a powerful role in protecting against cancer.

Take a Breather
Sit back, relax and chill for no particular reason. For most people, the "W" in the middle of a calendar stands for Wednesday; for most college students, it stands for weekend.

News

Landlord Will Plead Guilty
The Berkeley landlord charged with illegally importing Indian girls for sex, Lakireddy Bali Reddy, will plead guilty to federal charges on Monday along with several of his family members, according to court documents.

Carcinogenic Emissions Incriminate Incinerator
The Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley disposes of its medical waste in an Oakland residential area, using an incinerator that emits toxic, cancer-causing pollutants, environmental and student groups alleged yesterday.

City Reacts to Youth Tobacco Usage
In an increased effort to crack down on youths buying tobacco, the Berkeley City Council unanimously passed a measure last night that will decrease the accessibility of these products in local stores.

Wishing Upon a Campus Star
Inspired by a charismatic astronomy professor, two shimmering blue and gold stars will soon be forever linked to UC Berkeley.

Two Sides, Two Solutions For End to Mid-East Crisis
Echoing a similar scene earlier this month, Palestinian and Israeli protesters claimed opposite ends of Upper Sproul Plaza yesterday to call for different versions of peace in Israel.

Group Hosts ‘Community Picnics'
Think about a service that caters to the hungry and focuses on three main goals- nonviolence, healthy vegetarian cuisine and consensus decision-making. This is the philosophy of Berkeley's Food Not Bombs.

Faculty Members Discuss Changing Role of Religion in American Politics
Religion has always been a politicized issue, but the selection of Sen. Joseph Lieberman, an Orthodox Jew, as a vice presidential candidate in next month's election has pushed personal belief even further into the political spotlight.

News in Brief: Online Automobile Purchase Saves Money, Research Says
With a little work, cars can be purchased for less over the Internet than in person, according to one UC Berkeley professor.


Sports

Pint-Sized Back Leads Cal Offense
Fourth-quarter meltdowns aside, the Cal football team's offense has begun to establish itself as something of a threat.

Player-Coach
Last spring, the Cal Athletic Department was in such a dire predicament that it resorted to posting an application for a men's soccer coach on its Website.

Of USC, Soccer And the Pope
Like a good pizza, this one's got a little bit of everything in it, so pull up a chair, shorten your attention span and prepare for a brief whirlwind tour of everything ever known to mankind ever.


Opinion

Take a Breather
Sit back, relax and chill for no particular reason. For most people, the "W" in the middle of a calendar stands for Wednesday; for most college students, it stands for weekend.

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