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Issue #597 :: Thursday, October 3, 2002

Top Headlines

Youth Key to Ending Legacy of Futility
Considering the Cal volleyball team's history against this weekend's opponents, a healthy dose of amnesia and/or denial can only help.

Band Review: Reorchestra
At the swanky North Berkeley restaurant Cafe De La Paz brews a funky jazz mixture of nighttime sounds so electric oftentimes the waiters drop their duties to join in the revelry. This emerging sound emanates from none other than the local band Reorchestra.

College Affordability Makes Grade in California
While the state's educational system ranks No. 1 for affordability, college preparation in high schools and college graduation rates remain low, according to a state-by-state report card released yesterday.

Where the Wild Ones Are
So last week I was sitting down at the tables near The Bear's Lair during one of my breaks, listening to my headphones and trying to get some studying done.

News

College Affordability Makes Grade in California
While the state's educational system ranks No. 1 for affordability, college preparation in high schools and college graduation rates remain low, according to a state-by-state report card released yesterday.

Bill's Approval Could Slow Completion of UC Merced
A new state law that makes union formation easier may delay the opening of UC Merced, UC officials said Monday.

Possible Willard Pool Closure Sparks Support Movement
Discontented swimmers met last night to hear the city's rationale behind the possible closure of Willard Pool.

Israelis Share Visions of Peace, Detail Military Experiences to Students
Three Israeli students spoke at UC Berkeley yesterday to offer a "real world" view of life in Israel.

Campaign Notebook: Mayoral Candidates Muddle Differences at Forum
Berkeley Mayor Shirley Dean glanced at her watch and wiped a bead of sweat off her face.

News in Brief: ASUC Senator Threatens Colleagues
In an emotional outbreak at last night's ASUC Senate meeting, Fong Twin Brothers Senator Chris Fong threatened to injure Berkeley College Republicans Senator Paul LaFata, after a misunderstanding.

Correction
Yesterday's article "While Cardinal Struggles, Sun Devils Shine" should have stated that Cal lost a 48-38 game to Washington State, not a 48-28 game.

Clarification
In Thursday's op-ed "High Student Vote Necessary for Political Clout," Adam Borelli meant to state that Measure P, not Measure M, "will virtually destroy our ability to find housing in Berkeley at any level of affordability."


Sports

Women's Soccer: Deacons Look To Put Hurt On Bears
The No. 6 Cal women's soccer team is no stranger to a physical opponent.

Youth Key to Ending Legacy of Futility
Considering the Cal volleyball team's history against this weekend's opponents, a healthy dose of amnesia and/or denial can only help.

Swim Teams Share Pool, Goals in Opening Meet
You know the roommate phenomenon, right?


Arts & Entertainment

Band Review: Reorchestra
At the swanky North Berkeley restaurant Cafe De La Paz brews a funky jazz mixture of nighttime sounds so electric oftentimes the waiters drop their duties to join in the revelry. This emerging sound emanates from none other than the local band Reorchestra.

Stars May Twinkle but Play Leaves No Tingle
I have always maintained that one can tell good art by the tingle. The tingle? Yes. That little current of electricity that starts at the base of your spine and ends up at your neck, making the hairs there stand on end for a solid second. This does not mean that things that fail to produce the tingle are not good. They just don't produce the tingle.

Book Review: Chip Kidd ‘Monkeys' Around, Aesthetically


Movie Review: Everyone's ‘Fava'-rite Serial Killer-The Prequel
A serrated knife is sharp enough to pierce, but so dull that it rips apart flesh as it is removed and still seems like a papercut compared to the incisiveness of "Red Dragon."

Moonlight Mile Jumps the Shark: Death by Courtroom Scene
According to my handy dream dictionary, to dream that you are walking on water, as Joe Nast (Jake Gyllenhaal) does at the beginning of "Moonlight Mile," means that you need to stay on top of your emotions.

Music Reviews


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