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Issue #602 :: Thursday, October 10, 2002

Top Headlines

Cal Thirsty For Revenge After Trojan Invasion
The Cal men's water polo team should remember to put its Speedos on one leg at a time.

Movie Review: College Kids Having Sex? Who Needs An Excuse?
Comedy Central puts on the hat of master chef with its original culinary masterpiece "Porn 'n Chicken," a cinematic recipe mixing grease, booze, sex and poultry to satisfy the lowbrow humor of the masses.

The "P" Word
Considering it's October, the weather in Berkeley has been pretty nice lately (except for that pesky fog that rolls in occasionally). It's been warm (and sometimes, disgustingly hot) and there isn't a cloud in the sky most days. It's the kind of weather that makes you want to skip class and do something outdoorsy, like go to the beach or go hiking.

Lawsuit Delays Deadline for Wheeler Protesters' Hearings
Clerks from the Alameda Superior Court admitted yesterday they had been required to order the UC Police Department to seal all police records on the 32 Wheeler protesters now facing student conduct charges. With the first hearing still awaiting conclusion, the order remains unsent.

News

News in Brief
UC Berkeley Alum Wins Nobel Prize

Feature Photo: Twice as Nice


Correction
Yesterday's article "Wheeler Protesters Sue Regents, Chancellor" and Monday's article "Witnesses Testify At Hearing for Wheeler Protester" should have stated that Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jon Tigar, not Alameda County District Attorney Stuart Hing, found the arrested protesters factually innocent.

Lawsuit Delays Deadline for Wheeler Protesters' Hearings
Clerks from the Alameda Superior Court admitted yesterday they had been required to order the UC Police Department to seal all police records on the 32 Wheeler protesters now facing student conduct charges. With the first hearing still awaiting conclusion, the order remains unsent.

City Council Shows Approval For Measure Against Smoking
Berkeley smokers may soon be confined to street corners during their cigarette breaks thanks to a new regulation approved by the Berkeley City Council.

Boalt Students Protest Military Recruitment Policy
The official brochure describes an Air Force judge advocate general as "a respected attorney, a trusted counselor and a polished military officer." Some Boalt Hall School of Law students would add, "and not gay."

Students Express Anti-War Sentiments at Rally
Over 100 UC Berkeley students rallied on Sproul Plaza yesterday to oppose war with Iraq.

Speaker Compares Israel to Apartheid South Africa
While South Africa and Israel may be half a world apart, their politics share much in common, an anti-apartheid activist said on campus yesterday.

Strikers Find Support From Berkeley Unions
UC Berkeley Labor Coalition held a town hall meeting yesterday to discuss strategies for supporting strikers at other UC campuses.

Local Elections: Incumbent Linda Maio Hopes To Retain District 1 Seat
Since Linda Maio took her City Council seat 10 years ago, she has advocated for affordable housing, green buildings and solar energy.


Sports

Cal Thirsty For Revenge After Trojan Invasion
The Cal men's water polo team should remember to put its Speedos on one leg at a time.

Freshman Fits Feller's Winning Formula
Some Cal students forget all about math as soon as they're out of high school. (Social welfare majors, I'm looking at you).

Men's and Women's Golf: Bears Beat Flu Bug, But Not Anteaters
Watching golf on television makes the sport seem like a walk in the park-the trees, breezes, and calm demeanor of the competitors can provide a tranquil viewing experience.

Sports in Brief: Tennis Faces Nation's Best at All-Americans
The Cal men's and women's tennis teams head into the most important events of their fall season this weekend.


Arts & Entertainment

Movie Review: College Kids Having Sex? Who Needs An Excuse?
Comedy Central puts on the hat of master chef with its original culinary masterpiece "Porn 'n Chicken," a cinematic recipe mixing grease, booze, sex and poultry to satisfy the lowbrow humor of the masses.

With A Smile...
One can't help being cheerful at the end of a Mark Morris Dance Group performance; either that or being disgusted with all the cheeriness being exuded by the dancers, choreography, music, and even the audience.

Book Review: Simple Soldier, Scarred Psyche: To Live With Combat Trauma


Matrices And Fractals, One Frame At a Time
Despite its obscure selections and embarrassingly nerdy title, "Cinemath," the PFA's new series of math-inspired film, manages to churn out three weeks worth of fascinating avant-garde cinema in addition to investigations into the controversial (at least in the realm of science) use of mathematics as entertainment and art. The intersections between the two fields are of greatest interest here.

Music Reviews


White Space