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Issue #617 :: Thursday, October 31, 2002

Top Headlines

Cal's Loftier Goals Clash With Losing History in L.A.
R-E-S-P-E-C-T. What does it mean to the Cal volleyball team? Everything.

Post-Bop Legends Out to Play at SF Jazz
Two of the members of the groundbreaking John Coltrane Quartet played Sunday, drummer Elvin Jones's five-piece band shining above pianist McCoy Tyner, encumbered with a big band.

Trick Or Treat, III
I did my research and saw that, for the last two years, Halloween columns were titled "Trick Or Treat." So guess what? That means I'm more or less obligated to write a cheesy, holiday-inspired column for you-for the sake of tradition, of course.

Former Chancellor Tien Dies
Former Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien, a tremendously popular leader known for his energy and enthusiasm toward students who led UC Berkeley through a state budget crisis and was a persistent advocate for diversity in higher education, has died. He was 67.

News

Former Chancellor Tien Dies
Former Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien, a tremendously popular leader known for his energy and enthusiasm toward students who led UC Berkeley through a state budget crisis and was a persistent advocate for diversity in higher education, has died. He was 67.

Schwarzenegger Pumps Up Proposition 49
Arnold's back-and speaking in support of Proposition 49, which will expand state funding for after-school programs. Schwarzenegger greeted a packed auditorium and a flurry of camera flashes from students yesterday.

Actor's Mind Stays Focused on Passing Proposition 49
Daily Cal: If Proposition 49 passes, what is your next step in advocating for physical fitness and sports?

Workers Begin Removal of Redwood on Reddy Realty Property
When Anne Schonfield heard the roar of a chain saw across from her Central Berkeley home yesterday, it wasn't the noise itself she was worried about.

Bates' Campaign Cleared of Taking Illegal Funds
Mayoral candidate Tom Bates' campaign team was cleared by the city's Fair Campaign Practices Commission last night of suspected illegal financial contributions.

AC Transit Sees Future for Cleaner-Burning Hydrogen-Fueled Buses
RICHMOND-Alameda County Transit officials christened the Bay Area's first hydrogen-fueling station yesterday, saying that the depot will aid car manufacturers in field-testing vehicle prototypes.

Research Shows Exposure to Chemical Affects Frog Sexuality
Male leopard frogs in the wild have been found to be "feminized" by a common agricultural chemical, according to research being released today by a UC Berkeley integrative biology professor.

Reporter's Notebook: Lucky Daily Cal Reporter Meets ‘The Terminator'
Some people call me deprived, some uncultured. But honestly, I can't help it if I've never seen an entire Arnold Schwarzenegger movie.

Community Reflects on Lasting Imprint of Tien's Legacy
People from all corners of the campus and city community yesterday mourned the loss of former Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien.

Tien Started Career as Scientist, Educator
Of all the roles former Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien played during his life at UC Berkeley, perhaps his most quintessential was also his first-professor of mechanical engineering.

News in Brief
Lecturer Union Rejects UC Settlement Offer


Sports

Cal's Loftier Goals Clash With Losing History in L.A.
R-E-S-P-E-C-T. What does it mean to the Cal volleyball team? Everything.

Tien's Passion for Cal Unmatched
In Chang-Lin Tien, UC Berkeley had not only a champion of academic success, but a devoted Cal sports fan.

Women's Swimming: Bears Eager for Challenge Against Bulldogs
For a team that has a number of competitors that have competed on the world's biggest stage, an early November meet seems like no big deal.

Sports in Brief
Women's Golf Cruises to Third Title of Season


Arts & Entertainment

Post-Bop Legends Out to Play at SF Jazz
Two of the members of the groundbreaking John Coltrane Quartet played Sunday, drummer Elvin Jones's five-piece band shining above pianist McCoy Tyner, encumbered with a big band.

‘Frida' in the Flesh, But the Mystery Remains
Upon first glance, Frida Kahlo seems little more than a Mexican artist with a unibrow that you can't stop staring at. However, there is a mystery that lies beneath that infamous brow. Kahlo was independent and emotionally troubled, as well as resourceful and physically disabled. The potraits she painted throughout her life were her way to cope with the pain she often experienced.

He's Down on Luck, But He's No Tragic Hero
Read also an interview with Dylan Kidd.

East End Philosophy-‘Always Look on the Bright Side...'
Neither a moment of zen, extended indefinitely, nor an epiphany for the masses could accurately describe Mike Leigh's vision of an idiosyncratic slice of east-end London housing project life.

Dylan Kidd, Hollywood Dirt and a Shovel
Dylan Kidd would like to assure everyone that he is not Roger Swanson.

Music Reviews


White Space