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Issue #270 :: Wednesday, January 17, 2001

Top Headlines

Streaking Bears Dealt Top Card
Despite the wealth of possibilities open to it, the Cal men's basketball team's proverbial bulletin board is bare.

Waddling Conserves Energy
If you're looking for the most energy-efficient way of walking on campus, you may want to consider waddling to your next class.

Arian Nation
Yes, I'm black. And yes, my real name is Arian White. No, my parents were not trying to prove a point, and no, they were not playing some sick joke on me. In fact, I think it's the perfect name for a black guy in America. Especially considering that the American flag is to blacks what the swastika is to Jews.

Berkeley Police Chief May Retire
After 30 years on the force, Berkeley Police Chief Dash Butler may soon be trading in his bulletproof vest for a hard hat.

News

Berkeley Police Chief May Retire
After 30 years on the force, Berkeley Police Chief Dash Butler may soon be trading in his bulletproof vest for a hard hat.

Former UC Berkeley Professor, Sugar Pioneer Dies Following Brief Illness
UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus of biochemistry and National Medal of Science winner Horace Albert Barker has died. He was 93.

Berkeley Grapples with Energy Crisis
With energy prices shooting up all over the state, the city of Berkeley brainstormed methods for a local fix at last night's City Council meeting.

UC Berkeley Student Strikes it Rich
UC Berkeley senior Benjamin Wong answered Regis Philbin's ever-so-popular question when he took on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" and won $64,000.

City School Official to Begin Work in Nevada
After nearly 27 years working with California schools, Berkeley's schools superintendent will soon be trying his hand at state government.


Sports

Streaking Bears Dealt Top Card
Despite the wealth of possibilities open to it, the Cal men's basketball team's proverbial bulletin board is bare.

Reeling Wildcats Regain Olson
The balance of power in the Pac-10 is likely to shift sharply toward the status quo with the return of Arizona head coach Lute Olson.

Mr. Jones and the Bears
Without people like him, the game wouldn't be Big.

Netters Start Season Flying High in Seattle
Usually losing four top players to graduation would cripple a team's chances at equalling the success of the previous season.


Opinion

Arian Nation
Yes, I'm black. And yes, my real name is Arian White. No, my parents were not trying to prove a point, and no, they were not playing some sick joke on me. In fact, I think it's the perfect name for a black guy in America. Especially considering that the American flag is to blacks what the swastika is to Jews.

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