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Issue #570 :: Tuesday, August 27, 2002

Top Headlines

Capoeira Offers Something for Everyone
From spectator to beginner to master, everyone who encounters capoeira is faced with the difficulty of defining the Brazilian art form.

Sex On Tuesday: Using Condomnments
Whipped cream, chocolate syrup, or ... dental dams? The first two sound pretty tantalizing, don't they?

Strike Grips University as Picketing Clerical Workers Surround Campus
The Coalition of University Employees and the American Federation of Teachers held the first day of their planned three-day strike yesterday across campus, inciting mixed reactions from UC Berkeley students.

Sports in Brief: M. Soccer Ready to Kick Off Season
The No. 22 Cal men's soccer team will begin the 2002 season this weekend at Loyola Marymount's annual soccer tournament.

News

Destructive Fire Ousts Local Hotel Residents
Sixty-nine people were displaced after a two-alarm fire cut through a West Berkeley residential hotel early yesterday.

Applications Up At Boalt Hall; Admission Rates Remain Steady
Following a nationwide trend in the expanding pool of law school hopefuls, UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law has seen a dramatic increase in applications for admissions.

News in Brief: Attempted Wine Theft Foiled by Clerk
A man flashed a handgun at a South Berkeley liquor store employee after the worker thwarted his fortified-wine heist.

News in Brief: Drop-Off Area Opens At Berkeley BART
A new passenger drop-off zone opened at the Downtown Berkeley BART station earlier this month.

Library Assistant Loves His Job, Hates the Pay
Despite the lengthy troubles plaguing the relationship between UC Berkeley and its clerical workers, Library Assistant Ben Burch still says he is fortunate.

Strike Grips University as Picketing Clerical Workers Surround Campus
The Coalition of University Employees and the American Federation of Teachers held the first day of their planned three-day strike yesterday across campus, inciting mixed reactions from UC Berkeley students.

UC Weighs Recruiting at Religious Institutions
UC recruiters are considering a proposal that would use places of religious worship to attract low-income students.

Lecturer Fights for Employment Security
Working as a lecturer, advisor, administrative worker and assistant director of the Mass Communications Program at UC Berkeley, Jean Retzinger says she is on strike to support her fellow lecturers and to demand more resources for students.

Feature Photo: Back to School



Sports

Capoeira Offers Something for Everyone
From spectator to beginner to master, everyone who encounters capoeira is faced with the difficulty of defining the Brazilian art form.

Sports in Brief: M. Soccer Ready to Kick Off Season
The No. 22 Cal men's soccer team will begin the 2002 season this weekend at Loyola Marymount's annual soccer tournament.

Sports in Brief: Hoops Adds USF to Season Schedule
The Cal men's basketball season will now kick off a week later than expected due to scheduling changes.


Opinion

Sex On Tuesday: Using Condomnments
Whipped cream, chocolate syrup, or ... dental dams? The first two sound pretty tantalizing, don't they?

Editorial Cartoon by Darrin Bell


Editorial: Strikes Are Culmination of Poor Labor Negotiations
UC Berkeley's labor negotiations with lecturers and clerical workers have gotten the university nowhere. No one should be surprised.

Racial Privacy Initiative Would Hinder Progress
We commend Chancellor Berdahl for taking a stand against the Information Ban, also known as the Racial Privacy Initiative(RPI).

Letters to the Editor: Students, Faculty Support Clerical Workers' Strike
I appreciate Provost Paul Gray's assurances that the UC Berkeley administration will do everything possible to ensure that students' lives will not be disrupted by the strike. Perhaps the first thing the administration should do to accomplish this laudable goal is begin to bargain with the unions in good faith.

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