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Issue #342 :: Monday, May 7, 2001

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RSF Fees to Augment Center's Budget
The Recreational Sports Facility will charge a new $25 user fee for UC Berkeley students next fall, officials announced yesterday, making it the first time students will be charged to use the campus's main gymnasium and fitness centers during the regular academic year.

Ready for Reno?
Fellow seniors, congratulations on your graduation. This is a very exciting time, and we should all be proud of what we've accomplished here. In celebration, the university, the California Alumni Association and the Californians, Class of 2001, are hosting the university-wide Commencement Convocation for all seniors this Wednesday, May 9. Former Attorney General Janet Reno will be the keynote speaker.

Bears Open New Decade of Dominance
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-It was a beautiful ending to a beautiful season.

Dean Offers Ambitious Parking Plan
Despite staunch opposition from surprised planning commissioners, Berkeley Mayor Shirley Dean announced that she would like to see 500 parking spaces added to the downtown area.

News

RSF Fees to Augment Center's Budget
The Recreational Sports Facility will charge a new $25 user fee for UC Berkeley students next fall, officials announced yesterday, making it the first time students will be charged to use the campus's main gymnasium and fitness centers during the regular academic year.

Dean Offers Ambitious Parking Plan
Despite staunch opposition from surprised planning commissioners, Berkeley Mayor Shirley Dean announced that she would like to see 500 parking spaces added to the downtown area.

Teach-In Seeks Apology for Police Killings In Ethiopia
Students and community members gathered at a campus teach-in yesterday to address the recent killings of student protesters in Ethiopia.

Page 2 Interview -- Jimmy Nuebert, Playing Soccer on Lower Sproul
Q: How many hours did your tattoo take?

Moving to the Other Side of Town
Walking through Sather Gate, Raul Hernandez laughs and shakes his head in disbelief. The Berkeley High School senior has been offered admission to one of the nation's top public universities-UC Berkeley.


Sports

Bears Open New Decade of Dominance
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-It was a beautiful ending to a beautiful season.

Cal Falls Flat in WWLL Title Game
Before yesterday's championship game against Stanford, Cal women's lacrosse coach Jill Malko knew what her team had to do to bring home the title.

Bears Cash in on UCLA Sweep
The Cal baseball team has made it a habit this season to do things that Bears squads of recent years haven't been able to accomplish.

Hurting Bears Go Winless
It wasn't mishaps in the field or bad pitching performances that caused the No. 5 Cal softball team's three losses this weekend.

Stanford Edges Cal in Big Meet
STANFORD-An inch here, a step there and a little luck somewhere in between.


Opinion

Ready for Reno?
Fellow seniors, congratulations on your graduation. This is a very exciting time, and we should all be proud of what we've accomplished here. In celebration, the university, the California Alumni Association and the Californians, Class of 2001, are hosting the university-wide Commencement Convocation for all seniors this Wednesday, May 9. Former Attorney General Janet Reno will be the keynote speaker.

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