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Issue #173 :: Tuesday, June 6, 2000

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Study Results Show Increased Drug-Related Arrests at UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley drug-related arrests increased nearly 60 percent between 1997 and 1998, even though campus crime declined overall, a recent study indicates.

Cinema Paradiso
They say that life imitates art. Or does art imitate life? It's unquestionably a fine line. But one art format that thoroughly influences life is film. I'm taking some film classes this summer, and we're talking about the history of the medium, pioneers, etc. But if I taught a film class, I'll tell ya what we'd learn - how to quote movie lines in everyday life. How many times have you longed for the perfect thing to say, or a smooth, easy out, like all the stars get?

Bears Stand Atop Elite With Title
It was the long-awaited showdown between the traditional power and the proverbial new kid on the block. New England and California, private and public, East Egg and West Egg.

Berkeley City Manager May Leave Post
Berkeley City Manager James Keene's future remained uncertain yesterday as the Tuscon, Ariz., City Council debated his hiring late into the night.

News

Study Results Show Increased Drug-Related Arrests at UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley drug-related arrests increased nearly 60 percent between 1997 and 1998, even though campus crime declined overall, a recent study indicates.

Spotlight on Recent Graduate, His Fight for Disabled in Berkeley
In many ways, Matt Wangeman is your typical overachiever -- he just received a master's degree from UC Berkeley and served on the city's Commission on Disability.

Berkeley City Manager May Leave Post
Berkeley City Manager James Keene's future remained uncertain yesterday as the Tuscon, Ariz., City Council debated his hiring late into the night.

News in Brief: Ceremony Honors Anti-Tobacco Works of Young Artists
The Berkeley Arts Commission unveiled the artwork of 40 winners and 25 runners-up in a citywide anti-tobacco prevention contest in a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday.


Sports

Bears Stand Atop Elite With Title
It was the long-awaited showdown between the traditional power and the proverbial new kid on the block. New England and California, private and public, East Egg and West Egg.

Nady Drops in MLB Draft
Both the expected and the unexpected happened yesterday.

Hart Wins Decathlon Title at NCAAs
As a three-time All-American and two-time Pac-10 decathlon champion, Bevan Hart had pretty much proven himself to all of the people who looked at him as another track and field walk-on just five years ago.

Golf Falters, Misses Cut at NCAA Tourney
The last time things came down to the wire for the Cal men's golf team, Walter Chun stepped up his game and provided the Bears with last-minute heroics that ultimately gave the squad a berth in this year's NCAA championships.

Assistant Coach Steps Down After Four Years
The Cal football team's tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator announced his retirement from collegiate coaching last week.


Opinion

Cinema Paradiso
They say that life imitates art. Or does art imitate life? It's unquestionably a fine line. But one art format that thoroughly influences life is film. I'm taking some film classes this summer, and we're talking about the history of the medium, pioneers, etc. But if I taught a film class, I'll tell ya what we'd learn - how to quote movie lines in everyday life. How many times have you longed for the perfect thing to say, or a smooth, easy out, like all the stars get?

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