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Issue #471 :: Friday, February 1, 2002

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Three Thousand Fragments of Memory, in Ink
At first glance it seems as though the Worth Ryder gallery has been taken over by a brush-wielding band of rabid Rorshach-crazed psychologists. Exactly three thousand black ink blots of varying shapes and sizes cover thin paper walls that reach up to the ceiling.

New Technology Used to Explain Drug-Resistant HIV
UC Berkeley and UCSF researchers have discovered how HIV becomes resistant to pharmaceutical treatments, according to a study published today.

The Education Business
Welcome to the knowledge industry! I'm Isaac, and I'll be your classroom manager for this course. I don't expect to learn all your names-I'm teaching five courses on a part-time basis with no benefits-but it won't really matter since I'll just be rebroadcasting lectures from more prestigious universities. You don't really need to come to class, in truth-just sign up for our distance learning program, and you can take the course via e-mail. We want to make sure you're comfortable. So don't worry, you won't see any red marks on your papers here!

Bears' Offense Cub-Like In Loss To Arizona
After Saturday's loss to UCLA, Cal coach Ben Braun said his team reverted back to a style of play it can't win with.

News

Feature Photo: California Dreamin'


Former Berkeley Mayor May Face Tight Race in Assembly Election
Although former Berkeley Mayor Loni Hancock currently leads the polls for the 14th District state Assembly seat, some predict the 2002 district election will be a close race.

ASUC Submits New Redistricting Proposal to City
ASUC has taken advantage of a second chance at creating a student majority City Council district, submitting on Thursday its second plan for redistricting.

New Technology Used to Explain Drug-Resistant HIV
UC Berkeley and UCSF researchers have discovered how HIV becomes resistant to pharmaceutical treatments, according to a study published today.

ASUC Senate Debates Its Nomination Procedures
Despite Wednesday's appointment of a new elections council vice chair, many ASUC officials say they are still concerned that the upcoming elections may wind up like last year's "fiasco."

Berkeley Police To Lose Many Officers This Summer
A mass exodus of experienced Berkeley police officers expected to happen this summer has the city scrambling to fill the future vacancies with rookies.

News Brief: Victims of Wednesday Crashes Recovering, City Left Without Crime Investigation Unit
UC police are seeking a suspected car thief who escaped their capture after a patrol car hit a tree Wednesday night, said UC police Capt. Bill Cooper.


Sports

Women's Tennis Breaks Broncos In First Match
All is well in the world of Cal women's tennis. In the Bears' first matches of the 2002 spring season, Cal routed Santa Clara 8-1 yesterday afternoon at Hellman Tennis Center.

Softball Hoping Shining Stars Can Lead Youthful Squad
The No. 5 Cal softball team will boast star power and a new look when it returns to the diamond tomorrow in a doubleheader against Sacramento State at Levine-Fricke Field.

WEB EXTRA: Rugby Hoping to Clean Up its Play Against Oregon
If the Cal rugby team won its last game despite playing ugly, now is the Bears' chance to spread their wings and show their full ability.

Sports in Brief: Women's Gym Hosts Arizona State Sunday
The Cal women's gymnastics team will host No. 19 Arizona State Sunday at 2 p.m. at the RSF.

Bears' Offense Cub-Like In Loss To Arizona
After Saturday's loss to UCLA, Cal coach Ben Braun said his team reverted back to a style of play it can't win with.


Arts & Entertainment

Three Thousand Fragments of Memory, in Ink
At first glance it seems as though the Worth Ryder gallery has been taken over by a brush-wielding band of rabid Rorshach-crazed psychologists. Exactly three thousand black ink blots of varying shapes and sizes cover thin paper walls that reach up to the ceiling.

Phish Fans Rock Out to Benefit Music Education
T he stage and dance floor of San Francisco's Tongue and Groove will be buzzing this Saturday with live music, excitement, entertainment and, most importantly, compassion.

Theater Review: Absurd ‘Rhinoceros' Stampedes the Stage
Trumpeting rhinoceroses are interrupting the peace of a perfectly odd French town sometime in the early part of the 20th century, trampling over pets and striking fear into the minds of innocent cafe-goers. And then something stranger is discovered. The rhinos look uncannily familiar-they are townspeople, transformed by what the dwindling human population can only explain as "rhinoceritis."

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