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Issue #517 :: Wednesday, April 10, 2002

Top Headlines

Cal Bullpen Gets Rocked by Gaels' Last-Gasp Heroics
MORAGA-Any time the Cal baseball team enters the ninth inning with a chance to win, you almost feel as if an outcome in its favor is a lock.

Wheeler 1, Protesters 0
Two of the most annoying yet famous UC Berkeley novelties were out in full force yesterday.

Nanorod Technology Improves New Types of Solar Cells
The next time you paint your home, you may want to consider a shade made with photovoltaic cells.

Israeli, Palestinian Backers Clash During Campus Rally
Tension between Berkeley supporters of Israel and Palestine soared to alarming heights yesterday as a noon rally prompted activists to trade fiery accusations and slurs, and resulted in the takeover of Wheeler Hall.

News

News in Brief: Competition Awards Venture Capitalists
The third annual National Social Venture Competition awarded $80,000 in prize money to business groups on Monday.

Inexperience, Technical Difficulties Beset First Day of ASUC Elections
The first day of the 2002 ASUC elections kicked off yesterday with poll workers showing up late, ballot boxes being misplaced and technological glitches hindering voting.

INS Policy Change Unlikely to Reduce Foreign-Student Enrollment in UC
Despite a new Immigration and Naturalization Service law that bars international students from studying in the United States before their visa applications are approved, UC does not believe the number of foreign students enrolled in the system will change significantly.

Former Berkeley Activist Back in Spotlight As Green Party Candidate for Governor
A former senator in the UC Berkeley student government and candidate for Berkeley mayor has returned to political life after slinking away following an embarrassing suspension by the university administration in the 1960s.

Textbook Exchange Web Sites Battle for Student Support
Two UC Berkeley student-initiated used-textbook Web sites offering similar services are engaged in an ongoing battle for your business.

Correction
Yesterday's "ASUC Elections Endorsements 2002" for academic affairs vice president should have stated that Peter Gee had a year of service under Catherine Ahn, not a month.

Israeli, Palestinian Backers Clash During Campus Rally
Tension between Berkeley supporters of Israel and Palestine soared to alarming heights yesterday as a noon rally prompted activists to trade fiery accusations and slurs, and resulted in the takeover of Wheeler Hall.

Photos From Yesterday's Demonstrations



Sports

Cal Bullpen Gets Rocked by Gaels' Last-Gasp Heroics
MORAGA-Any time the Cal baseball team enters the ninth inning with a chance to win, you almost feel as if an outcome in its favor is a lock.

Men's Hoops: Benson Signing Boosts Bears' Depleted Corps Of Big Men
Lately, most of the news surrounding the Cal men's basketball team has centered around players leaving.

No Worries For Braun In Face of Exodus
Ben Braun isn't panicking and neither should any of the Cal faithful.

Basketball Defectors Form Chain of Fools
It was around this time two years ago. I was fed up. Tired of the disrespect. Disgusted with the time I had put in for him, only to be treated this way.

Sports in Brief: Big (Re)Match Foiled by Weather
The No. 17 Cal mens tennis team's match with No. 6 Stanford was postponed due to rain yesterday.


Opinion

Wheeler 1, Protesters 0
Two of the most annoying yet famous UC Berkeley novelties were out in full force yesterday.

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