Issues

This Issue
Monday, Jan 31, 2005
Next Issue
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008
(SI:Spring Orientation)
Search this issue:

Issue #1104 :: Monday, January 31, 2005

Top Headlines

Bears Shift Into Cruise Control
It was one of the few moments that didn't go smoothly Saturday night for the Cal men's basketball team.

Government Docks UC's Pay for Lab Snafus
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Friday that it will be slashing UC's management fee for the Los Alamos National Laboratory by nearly $6 million as a punishment for UC's "management failures" in the last year.

Mustn't-See TV
Allow me to introduce you to one of the saddest things you'll ever hear anyone utter: "Sorry, I can't go out; I'm watching ‘Survivor.'" And if it's not "Survivor" it's "America's Next Top Model," or worse yet, "The O.C." Don't worry, I've never spoken those exact words, but I know people who have.

Extension Work Could Affect GPA
Students could see their UC extension work reflected in their grade point averages as early as next fall, if UC Berkeley's faculty governing body this spring approves an initiative to award grade-point credits for extension courses.

News

Government Docks UC's Pay for Lab Snafus
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Friday that it will be slashing UC's management fee for the Los Alamos National Laboratory by nearly $6 million as a punishment for UC's "management failures" in the last year.

Extension Work Could Affect GPA
Students could see their UC extension work reflected in their grade point averages as early as next fall, if UC Berkeley's faculty governing body this spring approves an initiative to award grade-point credits for extension courses.

Caltrans OKs Caldecott Tunnel Expansion
Caltrans officials last week gave the green light for a long-anticipated transit project to link Berkeley and Oakland, raising the concerns of many Berkeley commuters.

Alumnus Develops Real Estate Dreams
UC Berkeley alumnus and former Cal linebacker Paul Ugenti, 25, recently joined the ranks of Berkeley developers after his housing and retail project got the nod from Berkeley's City Council this month.

Feature Photo: A Cause to Sing


Corrections
The photo caption accompanying the inside photo for Friday's article "Lifting the Curtain" incorrectly spelled one of the actor's names. It is spelled Sun Tang.

Women's Hoops: Career-Highs on Offense Not Enough to End Loss Skid
Even on a day that saw two players set career highs in scoring, the Cal women's basketball team could not end its losing skid.


Sports

Stacked Card Overpowers Cal at Hellman
The Cal men's tennis team appeared to do nothing wrong in its victory against Santa Clara last week, but Saturday's match against No. 7 Stanford at Hellman Tennis Center exposed the Bears.

Women's Swimming: Cal Freshmen Step Up to Plate Against SoCal Squads
There's nothing wrong with being a freshman.

Another Cal Rout, But Johnson Likely Out for Season
In a game, a season, and a culture bent on winning, Cal had its first big loss of the season Saturday at Witter Field.

Bears Shift Into Cruise Control
It was one of the few moments that didn't go smoothly Saturday night for the Cal men's basketball team.

Men's Golf Thinking Inside Its Own Box at PING Intercollegiate
After a fall season marked by brutal weather, the Cal men's golf team can look forward to warmer temperatures this week as it opens the spring season with a little desert golf at the PING/Arizona Intercollegiate in Tucson, Ariz.


Opinion

Mustn't-See TV
Allow me to introduce you to one of the saddest things you'll ever hear anyone utter: "Sorry, I can't go out; I'm watching ‘Survivor.'" And if it's not "Survivor" it's "America's Next Top Model," or worse yet, "The O.C." Don't worry, I've never spoken those exact words, but I know people who have.

White Space