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Issue #590 :: Tuesday, September 24, 2002

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Social Class May Influence Campus Life
Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the results of the UC Undergraduate Experience Survey

Sex on Tuesday: History 69
Okay, so the last thing anyone wants to get from a column about sex is a history lesson, especially around midterm season, but bear with me my little skeptics. This isn't going to be anything like your 8 a.m. lecture. Welcome to History 69: the development of the sex toy.

Cross Country: Cal Squads Place in Top Five in Davis
In Barcelona, it's running with the bulls.

Athlete of the Week: Tracy Hamm, Women's Soccer
Tracy Hamm busted out the whupping stick against Fresno State Sunday, pulling off her first career hat trick in smoldering 100-degree weather.

News

Social Class May Influence Campus Life
Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the results of the UC Undergraduate Experience Survey

News in Brief: Girl Hit by Police Car Doing Better
The girl who was struck by a Berkeley police car while she was riding her bike Saturday is expected to recover from her injuries, police said yesterday.

Students Pipe Up on Medical Pot Legalization to Federal Government
SACRAMENTO-Five UC Berkeley students were arrested yesterday during a protest of the federal government's ban on medical marijuana use at a courthouse in Sacramento.

City Council May Back State Bill to Enhance Care for Foster Children
The City Council today may approve a resolution supporting a state bill that would expand the rights and protections for gay, bisexual and transgender children in foster care.

Memorial Service Honors Students, Staff and Faculty
Flags hung half-mast yesterday as the names of 76 UC Berkeley faculty, students and retired staff who died over the past year were read aloud at a noon memorial.

State Supports Embryonic Stem Cell Research With New Law
Gov. Gray Davis signed into law Sunday a bill that allows the state to fund embryonic stem cell research through the UC system.


Sports

Cross Country: Cal Squads Place in Top Five in Davis
In Barcelona, it's running with the bulls.

Shades of Holmoe Rear Their Heads
Hi, I'm Cal football, and I'm a Holmoeholic.

Athlete of the Week: Tracy Hamm, Women's Soccer
Tracy Hamm busted out the whupping stick against Fresno State Sunday, pulling off her first career hat trick in smoldering 100-degree weather.

Men's Water Polo: Tigers Ambush Bears With Second-Half Barrage
Water polo players don't wear sleeves, which leaves one to wonder where Pacific hid the surprise second half attack it used to beat Cal last Saturday.

Men's Tennis: Fruttero-less Bears Struggle In Individual Tourney
A weekend into the season, the Cal men's tennis team already feels the effects of losing John Paul Fruttero.


Opinion

Sex on Tuesday: History 69
Okay, so the last thing anyone wants to get from a column about sex is a history lesson, especially around midterm season, but bear with me my little skeptics. This isn't going to be anything like your 8 a.m. lecture. Welcome to History 69: the development of the sex toy.

Off the Beat: Respecting Our Standards
Usually, I don't enjoy "sitting" in the student rooting section at Memorial Stadium. There's something about standing up for three hours, yelling until my throat is raw and having the sun slowly burn my skin that just doesn't appeal to me.

Editorial Cartoon by Darrin Bell


Editorial: UC Berkeley, Public Schools Need Proposition 47
California's public school system is often the subject of derision. Many students remember the leaky roofs, the trashed restrooms and crowded 30-year-old laboratories.

Letters to the Editor: Web Site Necessary to Combat Anti-Israel Bias
Little by the little the Arab-Israeli conflict is showing itself in The Daily Californian ("Site Tags UC Berkeley Students as Anti-Israeli," Sept. 20). Posters and flyers have made their way to Sproul Plaza once again.

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