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Issue #296 :: Friday, February 23, 2001

Top Headlines

All Shrewed Up
When Katharina enters-two of them, mind you-she is both black and

No Doubt About It: Cal Wins
Sean Lampley marches on, and he's pulling his team with him.

Large Deficit Menaces Berkeley School District
The Berkeley Unified School District is facing an unanticipated deficit of approximately $5 million, threatening the jobs and salaries of many school officials.

Dwin-elling My Life Away
My friend Andy seems to think that English majors do nothing but sit around the bowels of Dwinelle in different yoga positions discussing our post-Ace-of-Base era angst with dread-locked GSIs who wear Birkenstocks.

News

Large Deficit Menaces Berkeley School District
The Berkeley Unified School District is facing an unanticipated deficit of approximately $5 million, threatening the jobs and salaries of many school officials.

Colleges Nationwide Anticipate Tentative SAT Disuse at UCs
College admissions officers across the nation are closely watching UC President Richard Atkinson's call to cut the SAT from admissions procedures, saying it would be challenging to see such a large university move away from standardized tests.

SAT Test Still a Requirement for Athletes
Even if UC President Richard Atkinson's desire to drop the SAT I is realized, a small segment of the UC student population will still be required to take the test-student-athletes.

Berkeley Musician is No Stranger at Grammys
The Berkeley Symphony Orchestra welcomed their conductor, Kent Nagano, back to town with their rendition of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" after winning his third Grammy Wednesday night.

Court Limits Damages Sought from States For Disability Related Discrimination
A Supreme Court decision Wednesday enraged the disabled community over the infringement of their rights to sue the state.

City Backs Ordinance Protecting Domestic Partners
For the second time in two years, the Berkeley City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday to protect domestic partners.

Page 2 Interview -- Ryan Mulroney and Ryan Cunnings, World Hackey Sac Champion and His Friend
Q: Will you be competing in the World Championships this August?


Sports

No Doubt About It: Cal Wins
Sean Lampley marches on, and he's pulling his team with him.

Dwindling Defense Defeats Bears Down The Stretch
For the first time in nearly a month, the Cal women's basketball team was unable to execute in the closing minutes.

Bears' Birdies Evaporate at Arizona Invitational
The desert was hard on the Cal women's golf team this week.

Cal Aching For Upset Against Card
The players may not be Pete Sampras and Marat Safin, and it may not be the U.S. Open, but this is one match that shouldn't be missed.

Sports Briefs: Women's Swimming Fourth After First Day of Pac-10s; Cope Wins 50 Freestyle
Despite winning two of the first five events at the Pac-10 Championships, the Cal women's swimming team is in fourth place after the first day of competition in Federal Way, Wash. yesterday.


Arts & Entertainment

All Shrewed Up
When Katharina enters-two of them, mind you-she is both black and

Scary Movie in 3-D
If you haven't been to an IMAX theater in a while, you might want

Dans With Them
Like a great Victorian novel complete with sweeping romance,

The Breadwinners
Last year I lived next door to a bakery, and would wake each

White Space