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Issue #641 :: Tuesday, November 26, 2002

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Lack of Experienced Depth Leaves Cal Green in Frontcourt
The Bears are greener than Ralph Nader in the post.

Sex on Tuesday: Taster's Choice
It's a really old joke: "A high school biology teacher starts lecturing to his class about human reproduction. 'Now semen,' he explains, 'consists of sperm, hormones and some simple sugars.' A confused student (classically a cheerleader, or ASB president...you pick the stereotype) then blurts out, 'Then why doesn't it taste sweet?' Mortified at her slip-up, she runs out of the room, as the biology teacher calls after her, 'Because you don't have taste buds in the back of your throat.'"

Post-Big Game Activities May Incur Disciplinary Action
While UC Berkeley students celebrated in the aftermath of Cal's Big Game victory, students caught climbing the goalposts after Saturday's game may face charges from the university, officials said yesterday.

Bears Conclude Campaign Against Struggling Dons
That may be the best way to predict which Cal volleyball team shows up tonight at Haas Pavilion.

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Post-Big Game Activities May Incur Disciplinary Action
While UC Berkeley students celebrated in the aftermath of Cal's Big Game victory, students caught climbing the goalposts after Saturday's game may face charges from the university, officials said yesterday.

Rally Brings Axe Back to Bear Territory
Hundreds gathered on Sproul Plaza yesterday as the band played, Oski danced and the Rally Committee cheered-watching with attentive impatience.

News Analysis: Early Ballot Count Favors Wozniak in District 8 Runoff
The votes are rolling in, and one candidate looks to be rolling to victory.

MP3 Downloads Come Under Fire From Industry
UC Berkeley students who download free music from the Web may soon be one step closer to getting the plug pulled.

Search Begins for New UC President
A special UC Regents committee was created last Friday to search for a new UC President.

On the Crime Beat: Busy Day for Berkeley Police Sets Crime Reporter Hot on the Trail
Lots of 459s, 415s and 484s. Leafing through the log at the Berkeley police station Thursday morning, I saw a collection of the prior day's burglaries, loud arguments and thefts. Perhaps there was a robbery or two.


Sports

Lack of Experienced Depth Leaves Cal Green in Frontcourt
The Bears are greener than Ralph Nader in the post.

Bears Conclude Campaign Against Struggling Dons
That may be the best way to predict which Cal volleyball team shows up tonight at Haas Pavilion.

Hockey Sweeps Card Off the Ice
The Cal ice hockey team's pre-weekend Big Freeze series had the feeling of what English majors call foreshadowing.

Athlete of the Week



Opinion

Sex on Tuesday: Taster's Choice
It's a really old joke: "A high school biology teacher starts lecturing to his class about human reproduction. 'Now semen,' he explains, 'consists of sperm, hormones and some simple sugars.' A confused student (classically a cheerleader, or ASB president...you pick the stereotype) then blurts out, 'Then why doesn't it taste sweet?' Mortified at her slip-up, she runs out of the room, as the biology teacher calls after her, 'Because you don't have taste buds in the back of your throat.'"

Editorial: New Wheeler 33 Hearing Date Compromises Fairness
The Wheeler 33 hearings have so far been a farce. In a move of fairness the university has recognized this and established new committees to oversee new hearings.

New Admissions Policies Maintain UC Excellence
Each November, thousands of high school seniors apply for freshman admission to one of UC's eight undergraduate campuses. To better evaluate those who apply to one of the campuses with more applicants than available seats, UC implemented a policy known as comprehensive review last year.

Letters to the Editor
Big Game Victory Provokes Mixed Reactions

Editorial Art by Darrin Bell


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