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Issue #577 :: Thursday, September 5, 2002

Top Headlines

Nothing to Lose But His Temper
As practice winds down, Geoff McArthur runs a deep post.

Off-season: an empty 'city by the sea'
We walked in to the theater eager to like this movie. Because really, who wouldn't want to watch Bobby DeNiro in his element?

Beating the Books
I'd like to buy these readers for three of my classes."

University May Soon Lift Greek System Alcohol Ban
UC Berkeley's fraternities and sororities received a proposal yesterday that may end the university's ban on the consumption of alcohol at all Greek social events.

News

Feature Photo: Vocational Scoping


Tree Disease Has Larger Victim Base
UC researchers confirmed yesterday indications of Sudden Oak Death infection in California redwoods and Douglas firs.

Probe of Livermore Lab Ends, Supports Discrimination Claims
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will face evaluations to determine if lab officials practice racial discrimination in hiring processes, state officials said yesterday.

University Puts Wheeler Hall Protester's Degree On Hold
A UC Berkeley student charged with university conduct violations for participating in last spring's pro-Palestinian protest in Wheeler Hall is having his bachelor's degree withheld by the university.

University May Soon Lift Greek System Alcohol Ban
UC Berkeley's fraternities and sororities received a proposal yesterday that may end the university's ban on the consumption of alcohol at all Greek social events.

WEB EXTRA: University Shuns Patriotic Ribbons at Sept. 11 Memorial
Red, white, and blue are at the center of controversy on the UC Berkeley campus.


Sports

Nothing to Lose But His Temper
As practice winds down, Geoff McArthur runs a deep post.

Field Hockey: Bears Hit Road In Search of Conference Success
Next time you get the urge to complain about your workload or your housing situation, think of the Cal field hockey and it will all seem okay.

Cal Football Players in NFL



Arts & Entertainment

Off-season: an empty 'city by the sea'
We walked in to the theater eager to like this movie. Because really, who wouldn't want to watch Bobby DeNiro in his element?

Taste the Cold, Italian Rainbow
This is a parable of ice-cream delight. The mythic story starts on a bright sunny day in Italy, Salvatori Russo a young chap from Sicily begins to dream of something more. His fantasies are laced with penguins sliding down chocolate hills, polar bears frolicking in raspberry fields and caribou grazing though brown tiramisu plains. After years of toil, Russo has made it big with only his inspiration of arctic refreshing dreams. Today, you, me and the friendly kid down the corner can enjoy Russo's gelato at none other than the new Mondo Gelato.

Bombast is Preserved, Falstaff Shines in Modern ‘Henry IV'
Remaking Shakespeare is sort of like dressing up a mongoose in seventies disco wear. Initially there is bound to a be a bit of resistance and inevitably things get awkward-but if done artfully the result is something curious, refreshing and ultimately entertaining.

White Space