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Issue #611 :: Wednesday, October 23, 2002

Top Headlines

‘Alternative' Remedies Can Fight Hepatitis
A new UC Berkeley study has shown that "alternative" Chinese herbal medicines may not be so alternative after all.

Constricted Imaginations
I've been thinking a lot about the potency of the imagination. Sometimes I worry that an appeal to the unbridled imagination does not make for either a successful political position or even a effective art practice.

Construction of Music Library Plays Flat for Campus Athletes
As the ground excavation for a new multimillion dollar library is set to start next week, some UC Berkeley students are angry the campus's field space will be further cut down.

Bears Get All Better With Home Cooking
Dare I say it? These girls are NorPacular.

News

Construction of Music Library Plays Flat for Campus Athletes
As the ground excavation for a new multimillion dollar library is set to start next week, some UC Berkeley students are angry the campus's field space will be further cut down.

City Council Votes to Allow New Housing Project
The Berkeley City Council unanimously approved a major Northside housing project last night that will add 65 new apartments to the housing-starved city.

UC to Propose Contract to End Lecturer Dispute
UC officials are expected to release a contract offer to the lecturers' union today, union officials said yesterday.

City Issues 2002: Candidates for Mayor Take Aim at City's Crime
In a city that sometimes seems like a country club in comparison to homicide-plagued Oakland, Berkeley's crime troubles often go un-noticed. Still, Berkeley City Council and mayoral candidates in this year's election race are turning their attention to the city's crime.

Campaign Notebook: On the Road With ‘Little Shirley': No Eats But Plenty of Meets
Editor's Note: The following is the first in a

News in Brief: Many Students Register to Vote
UC Berkeley students registered to vote in unexpectedly high numbers for state elections in November, said representatives of Youth Vote, a statewide coalition of student groups.

Feature Photo: Appropriate Streaking



Sports

Bears Get All Better With Home Cooking
Dare I say it? These girls are NorPacular.

Gaels Surprise Bears With Backyard Brawl
MORAGA-Records going into last night's game: Cal 13-5, St. Mary's 5-11.

Men's Golf: Birthday Boy Tomasulo Treats Self to Big Win
What would you want for your 21st birthday? A handle of Jack? An all-expenses paid trip to the Bahamas?

Pac-10 Notebook: Walter Goes Ballistic at Autzen To Hand Ducks First Loss
No. 14 Oregon had all kinds of reasons to be confident heading into last weekend's game with No. 23 Arizona State-the second-longest winning streak in the nation at 11 games, 29 wins in its last 30 at Autzen Stadium, and three straight home wins against the Sun Devils.


Opinion

Constricted Imaginations
I've been thinking a lot about the potency of the imagination. Sometimes I worry that an appeal to the unbridled imagination does not make for either a successful political position or even a effective art practice.

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