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Issue #260 :: Tuesday, November 28, 2000

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USC Beats Out Cal for NCAA Tourney Bid
The Cal men's water polo team's season ended rather abruptly yesterday, when the NCAA tournament selection committee announced that the Bears would not receive the at-large bid in the NCAA final four.

Sweet n' Low
Q: What is cum? From a male perspective, I perceive my cum as chunky tapioca in thick cream, colored with a little yellow No. 5 and plenty of SWEETNESS. Mmm, mmm, mmm. So why do girls spit all the goodness out or even refuse to touch it? Perhaps you can help me solve this with a "scientific" explanation of cum, for both male and female cum. Like what is it made of? How does it really taste? How to make it yummy, etc. etc ... P.S.: I'll ask for all the guys out there - Do you swallow, Emily?

Toxins Found at Skate Park
Construction of a West Berkeley skate park is delayed due to the discovery of toxic chemicals in groundwater beneath the site - something environmentalists have been warning about since the project's inception.

Hackett Continues Coaching Carousel
Following a season that saw the Pac-10 return to a lofty position in the world of college football, three teams are nonetheless heading into the offseason - and postseason, in one case - looking for a new head coach.

News

Toxins Found at Skate Park
Construction of a West Berkeley skate park is delayed due to the discovery of toxic chemicals in groundwater beneath the site - something environmentalists have been warning about since the project's inception.

In Need of a Roof
Waking up nauseous every morning with excruciating pain, 47-year-old Bianca Crockett did not know exactly what was wrong with her. She had been moving around among family and friends, losing money and jobs. She could only think as far ahead as finding a place to sleep.

In About-Face, ASUC Will Open Up VP Slot
Reversing earlier statements supporting former ASUC Academic Affairs Vice President Jen Chang's chief of staff as her replacement, senators said they will open up the selection process to other candidates.

Study Finds Families Priced Out of College
Perhaps the idea of keeping a "savings jar" to pay for college may not be a bad idea after all, according to a new economic survey co-authored by Haas School of Business Dean Laura Tyson.

Council Drops Student Party Rules
Berkeley's newly amended ordinance regulating indoor entertainment events will be beneficial to students because it will no longer apply to campus events, an ASUC representative said yesterday.

News in Brief: Armed Man Arrested in Attempted Homicide
Police arrested an armed Hayward man in connection with last Monday's attempted killing in Berkeley, police said yesterday.

Students Cross Globe Hoping to Save Earth
For the first time since the conference's inception, a delegation of American students, including three from UC Berkeley, joined the 180 countries present at the Kyoto Global Warming Conference last week to lobby for change and a cleaner environment.


Sports

USC Beats Out Cal for NCAA Tourney Bid
The Cal men's water polo team's season ended rather abruptly yesterday, when the NCAA tournament selection committee announced that the Bears would not receive the at-large bid in the NCAA final four.

Hackett Continues Coaching Carousel
Following a season that saw the Pac-10 return to a lofty position in the world of college football, three teams are nonetheless heading into the offseason - and postseason, in one case - looking for a new head coach.

Different Roads, Same Destination
Cal men's soccer coach Kevin Grimes had been in this situation before.

Different Roads, Same Destination
With the season having just come to a premature end in a second round loss to No. 24 Santa Clara, the coach of the No. 7 Cal women's soccer team arrived at the press tent with one message to deliver.

Athlete of the Week: Kenya Corley
It may sound a little harsh, but coming into their game against South Alabama Caren Horstmeyer and Kenya Corley were a couple of zeroes.


Opinion

Sweet n' Low
Q: What is cum? From a male perspective, I perceive my cum as chunky tapioca in thick cream, colored with a little yellow No. 5 and plenty of SWEETNESS. Mmm, mmm, mmm. So why do girls spit all the goodness out or even refuse to touch it? Perhaps you can help me solve this with a "scientific" explanation of cum, for both male and female cum. Like what is it made of? How does it really taste? How to make it yummy, etc. etc ... P.S.: I'll ask for all the guys out there - Do you swallow, Emily?

Backside Noseslide On The Chromium 6
skateboard parks in West Berkeley, construction crews struck contaminated ground water, and the site was shut down ("Toxins Found At Skate Park," Nov. 28).

UC Plan Will Harm Grad Students
The real reason the UC system wants more graduate students is hidden in the seventh paragraph of The Daily Californian article: "Graduate student enrollment has remained steady while undergraduate enrollment has almost doubled" ("UC Seeks More Grad Students," Nov. 21).

Porn: Sex Talk May Not End Violence
On Nov. 22, The Daily Californian ran two articles on their front page. One was titled "Boys Avoid Rape Charges" and the other "Porn Star Talks Sex to Students." I would like to comment on these two stories in hopes of encouraging Berkeley students, staff and faculty to thoughtfully analyze the disturbing prevalence of sexual violence in our communities.

Letters To The Editor: Homeless Life is Unromantic
The Daily Californian's recent series on the homeless romanticizes a bleak, hopeless existence ("Ex-'Gutter Punk' Tells All," Nov. 21). The newspaper has yet to comment on the tendency of these people to actively recruit high school students as drug customers and suppliers of food and housing.

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