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U. VIEWS / The Campus Dialogue
4 U. Mail, Opinion Polls and Nothing is for Everyone
QUICKIES/ Our Concession to Your Attention Span
8 Charming campus anecdotes in tasty, digestible chunks.
U. NEWS/ The Lighter Side Of...
10 Rump Roast, Pre-College Rx, The Man Behind the Mascot, College Trek, U. Lose, 15 Min-
utes and oh-so-much more.
U. LIFE / Where The Wild Things Are
14 Pop / May the Cash Be With You
In the collectibles market, kitsch culture equals cash.
14 Tech / The Daily Download
On-line student newspapers - there's nothing like a hot cup of coffee
and the morning web page.
15 OffBeat / Abracadabra
Magic: The Gathering - I'll see your elemental and raise you a warlock.
16 Class / Transferitis: A New U.?
Switching schools makes you the new kid on the block.
16 Pulse / An Apple a Day...
From hangovers to hangnails, home remedies are a cheap, if not reliable, option.
18 Etc. / Don't Myth Out
Legends and lore from Campustown, USA. Folks 'round here say it's haunted...
18 Dollars / Bookstore Backlash
Textbook buyback policies - is The Man keeping you down?
FEATURES / More Liberal Media Agenda Setting
19 Sweeping up Stardust
So ya wanna make it in movies, eh kid? Well, here's where you start paying - in sweat.
21 Breaking Tradition
College isn't restricted to the young and carefree crowd, whippersnapper -
some full-time students are parents and even grandparents.
22 Friends in Low Places
Clinical depression is more than just a bummer - especially when it happens to a friend.
23 Big Money! Big Money! No Whammies!
Students on game shows agree on one thing - Alex Trebek may be smarter,
but frankly, Vanna's got the vowels.
25 Courtship Adjourned?
When's the last time you or anyone you know went on an honest-to-god, flowers-at-the-door,
peck-on-the-cheek date? Exactly. Has Blockbuster and beer replaced dinner and dancing?
Student's Little Helper?
"I've got your Daily
Double right here, Alex."
28 Leaps of Faith
Looking for God can lead students off the beaten path, and the line between
"alternative" religion and cult can be a thin one.
R+R / Rock n' Reel - Braincandy Blowout!
30 Cult-ure Shock
From Corman to The Cars That Ate Paris, these are movies for people who
like to talk smart about movies.
32 The Empire Strikes Back
New York's frenetic hip-hop scene deploys the Imperial fleet.
Urge Overkill's disposable swank - plus Rapid Fires, Pocket Band and our U. Radio Chart
El Mariachi's sequel, Desperado - plus On The Set with Quentin Tarantino.
WRAP / Say Goodnight, Gracie
38 All-Consuming Passion
You are what you buy. Plus Double Take and Strip Tease.
CARROT TOP / Guest Expert
In the Raw
We tore Carrot Top away from his comedy tour (kicking, screaming and cursing
Madonna the whole way) just long enough to get his not-so-expert opinion on a
smorgasbord of stories. Why? Because you like him. Carrot Top was named "1994
Campus Entertainer of the Year," but who really cares? He's darn funny and oh-so-
much more than a flaming redhead with an attitude.
COVER PHoTo BY JUSTIN WARREN, UCLA
What's love got to
do with it?
Ail packed up and nowhere to
go. Davd Lieb takes a break
between the crates while
helping daughter, Annie, a l.
of Iowa student, move in.
PHOTO BY CARLY DEISO-SAAVEIRA,
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