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Issue #1123 :: Friday, February 25, 2005

Top Headlines

Once Again, Cal Falters Down Stretch
EUGENE, Ore.-The energy and effort the Cal men's basketball team all wanted finally showed up.

Off the Beat: Deconstructing Oscar
Having an obsessive personality has its ups and downs. On the plus side, the work shift manager at my co-op loves me because I clean our grill with the devotion and intensity of an ecstasy-fueled rider mower. On the minus side, I spent my high school prom night downloading every single Rush album off of Audiogalaxy.

UC Berkeley Black Faculty Have Unique Struggle
On paper, UC Berkeley professor Leigh Raiford is similar to any other new faculty member in her qualifications and experience.

Threes Are the Charm as Cal Bests OSU
On the strength of a flurry of first half three-pointers from seniors Kiki Williams and Kristin Iwanaga, the Cal women's basketball team outlasted Oregon State by the score of 74-60

News

UC Berkeley Black Faculty Have Unique Struggle
On paper, UC Berkeley professor Leigh Raiford is similar to any other new faculty member in her qualifications and experience.

UC Workers Protest Uniforms With Fire
Unionized UC workers burned uniform labels outside Crossroads Dining Commons yesterday during a protest against what they said is the university's practice of purchasing employee uniforms made in sweatshops.

Campus Brings Together Community in Celebration
Everything from traditional dances to slam poetry highlighted a blending of African and black cultural performances at the first Annual Black History Month Festival at UC Berkeley yesterday.

Boalt Hall Discussion Fleshes Out Same-Sex Marriage Battle
UC Berkeley students, law professors and gay rights activists assessed the progress of same-sex marriage at a commemorative lecture at Boalt Hall School of Law yesterday.

News in Brief
Bomb Threat on West Campus Proves to Be Hoax


Sports

Once Again, Cal Falters Down Stretch
EUGENE, Ore.-The energy and effort the Cal men's basketball team all wanted finally showed up.

Threes Are the Charm as Cal Bests OSU
On the strength of a flurry of first half three-pointers from seniors Kiki Williams and Kristin Iwanaga, the Cal women's basketball team outlasted Oregon State by the score of 74-60

Cal Lacrosse 2005 Season Preview: New Season Begins With Difficult Task
Easing into the 2005 season will not be an option for the Cal lacrosse team.

Cal Lacrosse 2005 Season Preview: Malko Ready to Lead Bears in Quest to Defend Title
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2004 was the year of the monkey.

Baseball Bursting With Confidence Heading into Three-Game Series Against Saint Mary's
If confidence has anything to do with success, then the Cal baseball team should be in excellent position to sweep Saint Mary's in its three-game series this weekend.

Young Men's Tennis Team Preps for Fierce Southern Californian Foes
The Cal men's tennis team opened its season with a string of home matches and a steady diet of non-conference schools with relatively weaker programs.

Exchange Student to Start for Rugby Against Arizona State
Prior to last semester, no one on the Cal rugby coaching staff had ever heard of Daniel Grinter.

Sports in Brief
Softball Looks to Keep the Winning Times Rolling in Palm Springs

Women's Water Polo Surfs Wave of Momentum to Santa Barbara for Invite
Riding the momentum of an 8-4 win over Loyola Marymount last weekend, the No. 7 Cal women's water polo team head to Santa Barbara to play a total of five games in the three-day Gaucho Invitational.


Opinion

Off the Beat: Deconstructing Oscar
Having an obsessive personality has its ups and downs. On the plus side, the work shift manager at my co-op loves me because I clean our grill with the devotion and intensity of an ecstasy-fueled rider mower. On the minus side, I spent my high school prom night downloading every single Rush album off of Audiogalaxy.

Editorial: Suit Unmasks Motives
We feel for the city. We really, really do. Let's face it-they literally have to deal with our crap. But suing the UC Regents proves they aren't the innocent victims in our fractured fairy tale town. Their disingenuous behavior reveals money-grubbing motives, burns bridges with the university and only puts them deeper in the budget hole than they already are.

Letters to the Editor
I am writing in response to an article in last Friday's Daily Californian ("Professor Says Racism Is Still Alive in the United States," Feb. 18) which contained the following quote: "California might as well be its own universe. Outside California, the racial divisions are clear. America is more divided than ever."

Editorial Cartoon by Deana Sobel


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