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Issue #633 :: Wednesday, November 20, 2002

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Researchers Investigate Low-Gravity Flames
Dr. Carlos Fernandez-Pello may not have starred in any major Hollywood blockbusters recently, but he has done what is possibly the next best thing-flown in a spacecraft formerly occupied by the cast of "Apollo 13."

Point Men Key to Keeping Bears Out of Rebuilding Mode
Editor's Note: The Cal men's basketball team tips off its season Saturday night at New Mexico. This is the first in a weeklong series of previews. Tomorrow, we grade the wings.

Wake up Toddlers
So how about some gossip ... right. So last week I explained why the university might, in fact, not fit the plans of the non-bourgeois citizen, the person not thinking strictly in terms of upward mobility and success. And unfortunately, now that I have some kinder words to discuss, the kids are all going to be ditching to run home to their mommies and daddies for turkey and potatoes.

Former Israeli PM Speaks on Campus
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak was met by the cries of nearly 200 protesters when he spoke last night on campus-but unlike when the last Israeli leader visited Berkeley, the evening proceeded as planned.

News

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Shots Fired in South Berkeley

Barak Talks to the Daily Cal About the Second Intifada
Editor's Note: This exclusive interview was

Wheeler 33 Hearings to Restart With New Oversight Committee
The student conduct hearings for the Wheeler 33 will be nullified because of a court's ruling to expel police reports as evidence, UC Berkeley officials said yesterday.

"Marrow-thon" Aimed at Helping Multiracial Patients
Four-year-old Nicole Howard was on a family trip to Canada last spring when her legs began to ache so badly she couldn't walk.

Lab's Supercomputer Pair to Be World's Fastest
Livermore lab announced plans yesterday to build what someday will likely be the world's two most powerful supercomputers-leaving some of today's largest systems with a distinct case of processor envy.

Sentence Handed Down for Son's Part in Reddy Intrigue
The son of a wealthy Berkeley landlord received a two-year prison term Monday for lending a hand in his father's scheme that imported young girls for sex and cheap labor.

Former Israeli PM Speaks on Campus
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak was met by the cries of nearly 200 protesters when he spoke last night on campus-but unlike when the last Israeli leader visited Berkeley, the evening proceeded as planned.

Calendar and Police Log



Sports

Point Men Key to Keeping Bears Out of Rebuilding Mode
Editor's Note: The Cal men's basketball team tips off its season Saturday night at New Mexico. This is the first in a weeklong series of previews. Tomorrow, we grade the wings.

Whine Cellar: Powell's INTs Rival Acts of Almighty?
It's Big Game week here in the Cellar, which can mean only one thing. College basketball started! And Stanford almost lost to Boston University! And the Bears open their season Saturday, when exactly four people will be paying attention! And I love using exclamation points!!!

Sports in Brief
Volleyball Scores Season's Biggest Win


Opinion

Wake up Toddlers
So how about some gossip ... right. So last week I explained why the university might, in fact, not fit the plans of the non-bourgeois citizen, the person not thinking strictly in terms of upward mobility and success. And unfortunately, now that I have some kinder words to discuss, the kids are all going to be ditching to run home to their mommies and daddies for turkey and potatoes.

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