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Issue #634 :: Thursday, November 21, 2002

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Deconstructing the GSI
Remember way back when it was the second week of the semester and you were told that aside from three hours of lecture each week, you would have to go to another class called "section" where you would "discuss" what you "learned" in class. You walked into that tiny classroom that was conveniently located as far away from the actual lecture as possible and sat down next to that guy in your class who you thought was cute (well, that's what I did).

To Hellen A handbasket
The climactic moment in Euripides' "Medea" is the title character's murder of her two young sons, an act of revenge against her unfaithful husband, Jason. In the original text (as translated by Paul Roche) the audience hears the sons' "groans and cries, and presently a trickle of blood oozes from under the doors."

Shipp, Wethers Add Experience, Skill to Young Bears
You're at a party, looking to talk to a girl over in the corner that you really like. What do you need?

Council Allows Housing Project to Proceed
A 35-unit Downtown housing project was given the green light Tuesday, but it will come at the expense of what some consider a historical landmark.

News

ONLINE ONLY: Reporter's Notebook: Interviewing Former Prime Minister No Cup of Joe
Meeting a former head of state isn't a college journalist's daily cup of coffee.

ONLINE ONLY: News
Police Release Names of Attempted Robbery Suspects

Council Allows Housing Project to Proceed
A 35-unit Downtown housing project was given the green light Tuesday, but it will come at the expense of what some consider a historical landmark.

Livermore Lab Raises Focus on National Security
The newly approved Department of Homeland Security will hit close to home in the Bay Area, with the agency incorporating portions of a local national laboratory.

University Reverses Fee Policy
Students living in the Unit 2 residence halls can now cancel their housing contracts for free at the semester's end-following a university policy flip-flop earlier this week.

New Law Aims to Curb Youth Smoking
Selling cigarettes to children just got more difficult.

Calendar and Police Log


More Pictures From Stanford


Stanford Students Prepare for Big Game
Editor's Note: The following is a look at how students at Stanford University get ready for the Big Game. Cal's preparations will be


Sports

Shipp, Wethers Add Experience, Skill to Young Bears
You're at a party, looking to talk to a girl over in the corner that you really like. What do you need?

After Losing Season to Injury, Bond More Than Anxious to Get Back on the Court
Y ou could've dropped a Looney Tunes-style anvil on his foot and the guy wouldn't have stopped smiling.

Troescher Breaks New Ground as Full-Time Micwoman
She's the one girl on the platform at football games whose navel you can't see.

Sports in Brief
W. Swimming Heads to FINA World Cup


Arts & Entertainment

To Hellen A handbasket
The climactic moment in Euripides' "Medea" is the title character's murder of her two young sons, an act of revenge against her unfaithful husband, Jason. In the original text (as translated by Paul Roche) the audience hears the sons' "groans and cries, and presently a trickle of blood oozes from under the doors."

Novel at the ‘Edgewater'- Liquid Imagery, Language


Trendiness vs. Emotion-No ‘Rent' Control in Sight
No, Rent is not about a bunch of gay guys dealing with the misery of AIDS. its a plea for coplete and honest joy-It's odd, because one is so used to see grunge loungers so down about everything. One is startled watching Kurt Cobain in fairy land tripping out, overdosing on Prozac and pop music and grinning blissfully.

Shake A (Frog's) Leg! Gregoire Adds Velocité to French Cuisine
I have suffered on North Side for the past two months. I long for my days in the dirty, lively, bustling and staggering limelight that South Side offers. My housing contract has nine months left, thankfully I have found a reprieve in Gregoire's.

Jesus Wept-A Sex-Crazed Clergy
"I think the devil came to this town many years ago, Father, and built his lair here," newly ordained Father Amaro (Gael García Bernal) is told after his arrival in Los Reyes, Mexico in "El Crimen del Padre Amaro," Mexico's highest grossing film ever. And perhaps there's some truth in that statement, because there's definitely something wrong with this town.

Pop Kulturkampf-Hein Says Who Left the Building, and When


Music Reviews


White Space