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Issue #528 :: Wednesday, April 24, 2002

Top Headlines

Softball: Bears Head to Moraga for Weekday Double-Dip with St. Mary's
There is no such thing as a sure win, but today's games may be as close as the Cal softball team has seen in a while.

New Computer Model Aids Pan-Fried Meat Patty Study
Who knew there was a science to flipping burgers?

Controversial Proposal to Divest From Israel Declined by City Council
The City Council last night rejected a controversial "Crisis in the Middle East" proposal, even after stripping out its most contentious element-the city's divestment from and boycott of Israel.

Oh, But We Are
Berkeley is the last place one from outside its boundaries would expect to find any sort of fad. Clearly, what's being sold at the Abercrombie & Fitches of the world and what's being played on Total Request Live doesn't prevail as much as it would at universities like UCLA or USC. In that regard, kudos to us.

News

Correction
Friday's article "University Medal Awarded to International Volunteer" should have stated that Shayna Parekh will work for Veerayatan, not Veerayantan.

Page 2 Interview--Janet Ayala, Ben & Jerry's Employee
Q: Yesterday was free cone day. How many cones did you serve?

Feature Photo: Suited up for the Games


News in Brief: Path for Pedestrians, Bicycles in the Works
The City Council approved last night a recommendation to create a pedestrian and bicycle path between Strawberry Creek Park and Delaware Street.

Controversial Proposal to Divest From Israel Declined by City Council
The City Council last night rejected a controversial "Crisis in the Middle East" proposal, even after stripping out its most contentious element-the city's divestment from and boycott of Israel.

Silk Road Ensemble Presents World's Musical Instruments
As the international musical tour Silk Road Ensemble visits UC Berkeley this week, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and fellow musicians demonstrated various instruments at Hertz Hall yesterday afternoon.

Student Fee Increases More Likely with New Deficit Prediction
With the realization this week that the state's budget shortfall may be $10 billion higher than originally expected, the chances of UC students being spared fee increases just got slimmer.

Construction of Parking Spaces Takes Back Seat To Other Projects
A glut of campus construction may delay UC Berkeley's plans to rebuild some of the roughly 1,400 parking spaces it lost in recent years.

Dean Announces Moratorium on Alcohol at Greek Parties
UC Berkeley administrators imposed a moratorium yesterday on alcohol at fraternity and sorority parties occurring at chapter houses because of "perennial" violations of university policy and state and federal laws.


Sports

Softball: Bears Head to Moraga for Weekday Double-Dip with St. Mary's
There is no such thing as a sure win, but today's games may be as close as the Cal softball team has seen in a while.

Men's Golf Tries to Rekindle NCAA Hopes at Trysting Tree
What's long, mostly green, very difficult and one of the most respected courses in collegiate golf?

Sorry About That Stench In The Cellar
Welcome back to the Whine Cellar. It's fun to know that I am now the most loathed columnist at this newspaper after just one column, so let's get right to it.

Former Quarterback Pawlawski Highlights Cal Hall of Fame Inductions
When Mike Pawlawski last played for Cal in 1991, the football team was at its highest point in years. Now, his accomplishments will be recognized on a larger scale.


Opinion

Oh, But We Are
Berkeley is the last place one from outside its boundaries would expect to find any sort of fad. Clearly, what's being sold at the Abercrombie & Fitches of the world and what's being played on Total Request Live doesn't prevail as much as it would at universities like UCLA or USC. In that regard, kudos to us.

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