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Issue #642 :: Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Top Headlines

So This Is the Story
I've been reading Norman Mailer's "Advertisements for Myself." While I do believe that I am capable of such a lowdown, scandalous, unworthy, self-promoting hat trick, I can't stand the bullshit ethos that Mailer considers his substantive contribution to literary society and the grounds from which he critiques his contemporaries (or what he tellingly considers his competitors). The general air with which he treats his contemporaries is despicable to the point of disgust.

Research Squeezes More Power From Sun
Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory may have re-discovered nature's perfect photovoltaic cell.

College Cup Comes to Edwards
The Cal men's soccer team has done a lot to establish itself as a national power.

Police Arrest Suspect in Armed Guard Killing
Berkeley police announced yesterday that a suspect was in custody in connection with last Thursday's brutal ATM heist that left one armed guard dead and another wounded.

News

Police Arrest Suspect in Armed Guard Killing
Berkeley police announced yesterday that a suspect was in custody in connection with last Thursday's brutal ATM heist that left one armed guard dead and another wounded.

Legal Questions Raised About Katz Campaign Flier
As Berkeley's last undecided City Council election enters its final lap, one candidate is raising legal questions about his opponent's campaign tactics.

PG&E to Teach Safe Techniques for Frying Turkey
Deep-fried turkey. It may be juicer and tastier, but it could come at the expense of your house.

Court: City Can Make Scouts Pay Dock Fees
The city of Berkeley can withhold a rent subsidy to a scout troop because it bans homosexuals from its organization, a state court of appeals ruled Monday.

Energy Secretary Tours, Speaks at Berkeley Lab
The United States Secretary of Energy dedicated an electronic beamline at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory yesterday.

SJP Members Hold Fundraiser to Aid Protester
Inside a crowded restaurant on Shattuck Avenue Sunday, Wheeler protesters were breaking out the beer. But they weren't celebrating victory-instead, the protesters were raising money to pay the bills.

News in Brief: Police Put Stop to Makeshift Sex Info Center
Horny high jinks hit UC Berkeley yesterday as students manned a makeshift sexual information center on campus.

Calendar and Police Logs


Breaking News: Dean Resigns Amid Harassment Allegations
6:55 p.m.--The dean of UC Berkeley's school of law resigned today


Sports

College Cup Comes to Edwards
The Cal men's soccer team has done a lot to establish itself as a national power.

Bears Hope to Wreck Vikes' Homestead
All the little girls with crimson lips go/Cleveland rocks! Cleveland rocks!

Bears, Anteaters Meet Again in Do-or-Die Duel
The Cal men's water polo team is out to prove that it's not a turkey at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament, taking place this Thanksgiving weekend.

Volleyball: Cal Closes With Win, Hopes for NCAA Invite
University of San Francisco can, after being overpowered by the Cal women's volleyball team 3-0 (30-13, 30-13, 30-20) in Haas Pavilion.

Women's Basketball: Cal Looks for First Win Against Big East Foes
The East Coast homestand for the Cal women's basketball concludes this weekend when the Bears take on Syracuse (0-2) on Friday at 7 p.m. and Seton Hall (2-0) on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Cal Holds on for Historic Win
Cal got its first-ever postseason win in a pulsating match at Edwards Stadium Wednesday.


Opinion

So This Is the Story
I've been reading Norman Mailer's "Advertisements for Myself." While I do believe that I am capable of such a lowdown, scandalous, unworthy, self-promoting hat trick, I can't stand the bullshit ethos that Mailer considers his substantive contribution to literary society and the grounds from which he critiques his contemporaries (or what he tellingly considers his competitors). The general air with which he treats his contemporaries is despicable to the point of disgust.

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