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Issue #258 :: Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Top Headlines

Bears Embark On Playoff Run
Accurately predicting this weekend's Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament's results is almost as likely as winning the lottery.

Scientist Brings Water to World
Through the use of beams of ultraviolet light, a Berkeley scientist has developed a cost and energy efficient method to clean polluted water in developing countries, and the success of his work has landed him a role in a soon-to-be-released film.

IP All Over
Intellectual property and intelligible pissing are two things that help everyone get through the day. Only one of these things is helping me get through my trip to the East Coast to see old friends and family, and it's not the one that you would think.

Boys Avoid Rape Charges
A setback to police and community members who wanted a rape charge, prosecutors charged the remaining boys involved in the sexual assaults of a 12-year-old Berkeley girl with lesser offenses yesterday.

News

Boys Avoid Rape Charges
A setback to police and community members who wanted a rape charge, prosecutors charged the remaining boys involved in the sexual assaults of a 12-year-old Berkeley girl with lesser offenses yesterday.

City Accepts Grant to Improve Infant Health
The worst disparity in the nation between the birth weights of black and white babies is here in Berkeley, city officials said yesterday.

Porn Star Talks Sex to Students
Nina Hartley, a well-known porn star and self-proclaimed feminist, told a crowd of 250 people this week that women who want better sex should take matters into their own hands.

Residents Gather, Voice Qualms Regarding Yard
Berkeley residents chipped in their share of community service by attending a neighborhood tour yesterday afternoon in an area of West Berkeley infamous for its pollution.

Berkeley Alum Named New Chronicle Publisher
John Oppedahl, a UC Berkeley alumnus and former Daily Cal staffer, has been named chair and publisher of the new San Francisco Chronicle, which will begin publication today.


Sports

Bears Embark On Playoff Run
Accurately predicting this weekend's Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament's results is almost as likely as winning the lottery.

Tourney Serves Up Holiday Flavor
While many students will be enjoying the long holiday weekend, the Cal volleyball team will be playing in the most cleverly-named Thanksgiving tournament on the West Coast - the Albuturkey Classic.

Women's Hoops Faces 'Tide In Chicago
While some students hope to return to Berkeley after the Thanksgiving holiday with extra turkey and stuffing for their refrigerators, the Cal women's basketball team hopes to return with its first two victories of the season.

Letters to Sports: Another Big Game, Another Unfulfilled Senior
Four interceptions. Two blocked punts. One fumble.


Opinion

IP All Over
Intellectual property and intelligible pissing are two things that help everyone get through the day. Only one of these things is helping me get through my trip to the East Coast to see old friends and family, and it's not the one that you would think.

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