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Issue #533 :: Wednesday, May 1, 2002

Top Headlines

Forest Fights Through Tragedy And Shines in Twilight of Career
One phrase comes up again and again when talking about Cal softball's senior pitcher Jocelyn Forest.

Shedding Optimism
For some, optimism provokes persistence despite abounding failures, in the hope that time itself will bring unrealized success.

New Sunlight Simulator Promises to Aid Architects
A new day is dawning for interdisciplinary UC Berkeley researchers whose innovative software promises to revolutionize the way architects wield sunlight.

Protesters Arraigned on Charges Of Assault, Unlawful Occupation
The 79 protesters arrested during the takeover of Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus last month were arraigned yesterday, facing charges ranging from unlawful occupation to assault of a police officer.

News

Catholic Priest Speaks About Church Stance on Sexuality
Before UC Berkeley junior Miguel Barrera came out to his mother about his sexual orientation when he was a freshman in college, he had already informed an even higher authority.

City Staff Recommend Ways to Fix Berkeley's Growing Budget Deficit
The Berkeley City Council learned last night that the city is facing a $2.86 million budget deficit.

Boalt Hall Grad Works to Limit Which Coffees Cafes Can Sell
"Excuse me waiter, there's the blood and misery of a thousand small farmers in my coffee," says a cartoon advocating the Coffee Initiative, a city proposition that may appear on this November's election ballot.

Worthington to Challenge Incumbent in Mayoral Race
Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington ended months of speculation yesterday, confirming he will run for mayor.

Panelists Debate Human Rights, Conflict Resolution
The sixth Peder Sather Symposium attracted several international academic and policy experts to the UC Berkeley campus yesterday to discuss human rights, terrorism and conflict resolution.

Protesters Arraigned on Charges Of Assault, Unlawful Occupation
The 79 protesters arrested during the takeover of Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus last month were arraigned yesterday, facing charges ranging from unlawful occupation to assault of a police officer.


Sports

Forest Fights Through Tragedy And Shines in Twilight of Career
One phrase comes up again and again when talking about Cal softball's senior pitcher Jocelyn Forest.

Moseley is Better than a Day with Gray
Twas a good week in the Cellar. The hate mail has slowed considerably. The proud New Jerseyan in me has watched the Nets stay alive in the playoffs. And some star hoops recruit actually turned down Kansas to go to my undergrad alma mater, Virginia. Speaking of UVA:

Baseball Squanders Leads, Loses in 11th-Again
SAN FRANCISCO-It's easy to overlook a set of errors or blown opportunities when your team comes out with a victory.

Letter to Sports: Kwan was a Worthy Award Winner
I didn't respond to Dan Hodes's first article, but his follow up needs addressing ("Sorry About that Stench in the Celler," April 24).


Opinion

Shedding Optimism
For some, optimism provokes persistence despite abounding failures, in the hope that time itself will bring unrealized success.

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