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Issue #264 :: Monday, December 4, 2000

Top Headlines

Cal Extends Losing Streak to Three
IRVINE - Saturday night the Cal men's basketball team learned just how much can change in a year.

Hotel Employees Reach Agreement In Union Contract
In a victory that comes after 15 months of protests and boycotts, workers at the Radisson Hotel Berkeley Marina finally negotiated a union contract with hotel management Friday.

Is Diversity a Priority?
When it first opened its doors in 1869, the University of California had one campus, 10 faculty members and 38 students. Some 130 years later, the UC system graduates over 40,000 students every year - joining nearly one million UC alumni who live and work in cities around the world.

Individual Mistakes Make for A Very Bad Team
IRVINE - Cal was lost before it even lost.

News

Hotel Employees Reach Agreement In Union Contract
In a victory that comes after 15 months of protests and boycotts, workers at the Radisson Hotel Berkeley Marina finally negotiated a union contract with hotel management Friday.

Ruling Upholds Prop. 209 in Lawsuit Over Construction Contract Granting
The State Supreme Court has dealt another blow to affirmative action, ruling that Proposition 209 prohibits public agencies - including the UC system - from using recruitment and outreach programs geared toward women and underrepresented minorities.

Court Delays Singh's Motion for New Trial
OAKLAND - Former UC Berkeley student and convicted murderer Michael Singh had his motion for a new trial postponed until Dec. 14.

Hundreds Remember Advocate for Environment
The life and work of this century's preeminent environmentalist, Berkeley's own David Brower, was commemorated by friends and family Saturday at a memorial celebration.

Dorm Fire Scares Sleeping Students
Arson may have been behind two suspicious late-night fires at Clark Kerr Campus that damaged a laundry room and jostled sleeping students out of bed, police said.

Group Hosts Event to Support Tibetan Nuns
More than three hundred people turned out to support the little-known Berkeley-based Tibetan Nuns Project Saturday night.

Citrin Enjoys Berkeley's Many Sides
He may have been born in China to refugee Russian parents and educated in Canada, but Jack Citrin has found his home in Berkeley.

Fellowship to Aid Study of Atomic Age
A new fellowship named in honor of Nobel Laureate and former UC Berkeley Chancellor Glenn Seaborg will give graduate students the chance to write a definitive history of the atomic era.

News in Brief: World AIDS Day Observed
UC Berkeley students handed out safe sex kits and viewed memorial quilts while Berkeley residents prayed together in recognition of World AIDS Day last week.


Sports

Cal Extends Losing Streak to Three
IRVINE - Saturday night the Cal men's basketball team learned just how much can change in a year.

Individual Mistakes Make for A Very Bad Team
IRVINE - Cal was lost before it even lost.

Notebook: Ex-Cal player Sean Jackson dials in to help UCI upset lowly Bears
IRVINE - As his fellow students rushed the floor, Sean Jackson and his brother stood in a long, solitary embrace near midcourt after UC Irvine's 56-52 win over Cal Saturday night.

Shooting Woes Cost Bears In Oakland Tribune Classic Final
Cal forward Becky Staubes opened yesterday's game against Florida International with her version of the National Anthem, hitting all the right notes.

Sports Briefs: Carter Named Bears' Most Valuable Player
The Cal football team handed out nearly two dozen awards last night at its annual postseason banquet.


Opinion

Is Diversity a Priority?
When it first opened its doors in 1869, the University of California had one campus, 10 faculty members and 38 students. Some 130 years later, the UC system graduates over 40,000 students every year - joining nearly one million UC alumni who live and work in cities around the world.

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