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Issue #582 :: Thursday, September 12, 2002

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Improv
Imagine you're at Sizzler. Imagine that there's a huge buffet table of foods ranging from your freshman-dorm mac n' cheese to French provencal goat cheese bruschetta with succulent artichoke hearts on top. But now imagine that the lids are closing at different times (moles at Chuck-E.-Cheese-style, you get the picture.) So you have to plan out what you want to taste and hope that it works out. Substitute independent theater for food and you've got the San Francisco Fringe Festival-a fantastic smorgasbord of independent live theater in the gut of the city.

Cal Faces Two More Tests in Local Foes
The schedule doesn't get any easier for the No. 7 Cal women's soccer team.

Campus Community Reminisces Together
Red, white and blue ribbons, along with white ribbons, were passed out, and "The Star-Spangled Banner" was sung as last week's controversy fizzled into a calm day of reflection.

The ‘Veritas' About a Veritably Asinine Movie
Tomorrow evening, which falls upon the 13th as if to foreshadow some imminent cinematic disaster, marks the opening night of Stealing Harvard. Sophomoric previews have been molesting television viewers for weeks in anticipation of this event, to the result that one must wonder who is seriously considering giving the film a chance.

News

Opponent of Pledge of Allegiance Speaks, Sings at UC Berkeley
Michael Newdow, who accused the Pledge of Allegiance of being unconstitutional, sang to UC Berkeley students Tuesday night about church, government and gender-neutral pronouns.

Homeless Group Angered by Police Treatment
A number of homeless people showed up at Tuesday's City Council meeting, accusing Berkeley police of enforcing a "homeless crackdown."

Campus Community Reminisces Together
Red, white and blue ribbons, along with white ribbons, were passed out, and "The Star-Spangled Banner" was sung as last week's controversy fizzled into a calm day of reflection.

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Sports

Cal Faces Two More Tests in Local Foes
The schedule doesn't get any easier for the No. 7 Cal women's soccer team.

Men's Water Polo: Bears Open Campaign at SoCal Tourney
The Cal men's water polo team has been starved for competition heading into the season-opening Southern California Tournament at USC's McDonald's Swim Stadium in Los Angeles.

Men's Golf: Cal Unfazed by Memories of Last Year
The Mid Pines Intercollegiate Tournament is inseparably associated with the memory of national tragedy for the Cal men's golf team, but sports mercifully took center stage upon its return.


Arts & Entertainment

Improv
Imagine you're at Sizzler. Imagine that there's a huge buffet table of foods ranging from your freshman-dorm mac n' cheese to French provencal goat cheese bruschetta with succulent artichoke hearts on top. But now imagine that the lids are closing at different times (moles at Chuck-E.-Cheese-style, you get the picture.) So you have to plan out what you want to taste and hope that it works out. Substitute independent theater for food and you've got the San Francisco Fringe Festival-a fantastic smorgasbord of independent live theater in the gut of the city.

The ‘Veritas' About a Veritably Asinine Movie
Tomorrow evening, which falls upon the 13th as if to foreshadow some imminent cinematic disaster, marks the opening night of Stealing Harvard. Sophomoric previews have been molesting television viewers for weeks in anticipation of this event, to the result that one must wonder who is seriously considering giving the film a chance.

Music Review: Fleshies


Music Review: Clinic


White Space