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Issue #1168 :: Tuesday, May 3, 2005

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Partnership Bids Intensify Lab Contest
What one month ago was a UC-dominated contest for management of the Los Alamos National Laboratory has now become an all-out battle between three likely university-corporate partnerships.

Romp & Circumstance
No. It can't be over. Thirty columns finished faster than a flustered freshman. There's no way my next job will kick this much ass. Or that I will even be granted an interview anywhere that screens its applicants with so much as a Google search. I am so fucked.

Cal's Tourney Dreams Dashed by Card
When the No. 6 Cal women's water polo team met No. 3 Stanford on April 23 in the Big Splash, the Bears were defeated by a single point.

Council Clears Candidate On Charge
After the ASUC Judicial Council cleared independent presidential candidate Zach Liberman on one of three charges against him last Sunday, election results could now be released by next week.

News

Partnership Bids Intensify Lab Contest
What one month ago was a UC-dominated contest for management of the Los Alamos National Laboratory has now become an all-out battle between three likely university-corporate partnerships.

Council Clears Candidate On Charge
After the ASUC Judicial Council cleared independent presidential candidate Zach Liberman on one of three charges against him last Sunday, election results could now be released by next week.

Neighbors Say Homeowner Enables Drug Use in Area
Fifteen South Berkeley residents filed a small claims suit against the owner of a South Berkeley residence last week, saying the home creates a neighborhood nuisance by allowing drug use and transactions to transpire in and around the property.

Board Urges Education on Military Recruitment Policy
The Alameda County Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution last week encouraging its 18 districts to alert parents of their right to remove their children's personal data from lists given to military recruiters.

Students Honored In Gallery Showing
UC Berkeley senior Shaun Koplow, one of nine undergraduate artists selected for the annual UC Berkeley Honors Studio Show, stands in front of one of his pieces entitled "It's Raining."

News in Brief
Robber Connected to Other Heists, Police Say


Sports

Cal's Tourney Dreams Dashed by Card
When the No. 6 Cal women's water polo team met No. 3 Stanford on April 23 in the Big Splash, the Bears were defeated by a single point.

Baseball: Bears to Go Back to Basics Against USF
Sunday's disappointing 4-2 loss to conference cellar-dweller UCLA was a setback in the Cal baseball team's road toward the postseason.

A Predictably Sensational Season To Remember
There is nothing left to say about the 2005 Cal rugby team. No periods or exclamation points necessary, no grand finale or curtain call. No last stand, and certainly no sequel.

Sports in Brief
Ten Selected to Cal Athletic Hall of Fame


Opinion

Romp & Circumstance
No. It can't be over. Thirty columns finished faster than a flustered freshman. There's no way my next job will kick this much ass. Or that I will even be granted an interview anywhere that screens its applicants with so much as a Google search. I am so fucked.

Editorial: Don't Trip on Fast Track
After multiple failures in the ASUC arena, the Graduate Assembly has finally decided to bypass the labyrinth of ASUC and head straight for the top, asking Chancellor Robert Birgeneau to recognize their autonomy. The assembly gave ASUC a good shot-twice-but it's high time Graduate Assembly President Rishi Sharma take a more tenable track to independence.

Editorial: There's Always Next Year
We keep hoping. We're crossing our fingers, knocking on wood and indulging illusions that this year, after the surprisingly successful management of ASUC elections by the Elections Council, students will learn the results before summer. But we know it's too good to be true.

Letters to the Editor
"Nazis are bad; nuns are good." That was my friend's synopsis of the Sound of Music. The sentence could just as easily summarize much of the popular sentiment about the Holocaust.

Editorial Cartoon by Jessica Rifkind


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