Issues

This Issue
Friday, May 3, 2002
Next Issue
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008
(SI:Spring Orientation)
Search this issue:

Issue #535 :: Friday, May 3, 2002

Top Headlines

Rugby: Bears at Their Healthiest Heading to Final Four
This weekend, the Cal rugby team makes its annual pilgrimage to the holy land of collegiate rugby-the Final Four, which will be held in Virginia Beach, Va. for the second straight year.

Protesters Charge University With Quelling Free Speech
Protesters outside the chancellor's office yesterday accused UC Berkeley administrators of stifling free speech by suspending a group of pro-Palestinian activists following their takeover of a campus building last month.

The Family Business
For a lot of us, the formal education that's been a large part of our lives for the last 16 years is finally coming to a close-at least for a little while. Whatever your school, whatever the strength of your football team, whatever your financial situation, the most valuable part of one's educational experience is the people, especially the teachers.

Memories of Near Comeback Propel Lacrosse into MPLL Playoffs
There is still a buzz in the air from the last regular-season game of the Cal women's lacrosse team.

News

First Student Building to Be Renovated After Nearly 100 Years
By 2006, the historic Senior Hall is expected to be restored and converted into a student lounge, in time for its centennial.

Protesters Charge University With Quelling Free Speech
Protesters outside the chancellor's office yesterday accused UC Berkeley administrators of stifling free speech by suspending a group of pro-Palestinian activists following their takeover of a campus building last month.

UC Survey Aims To Grasp ‘World Of Students'
A first-of-its-kind survey to help researchers better understand the undergraduate experience in the UC system will enter its "final window of opportunity" next week.

Graduate Assembly Elections Focus On Student Outreach, Involvement
In one of the most efficient student government elections this year, the Graduate Assembly held elections and released the results within half an hour of last night's meeting.

Connerly Touts Initiative as Way to Minimize the Role of Race in Society
UC Regent Ward Connerly touted his controversial Racial Privacy Initiative last night at a banquet sponsored by the Berkeley College Republicans.

Berkeley Couple Attempts Political Office Swap as Bates Announces His Run for Mayor
On the heels of his wife's successful bid for his old assembly seat, Tom Bates announced Saturday he will challenge incumbant Mayor Dean in November.


Sports

Rugby: Bears at Their Healthiest Heading to Final Four
This weekend, the Cal rugby team makes its annual pilgrimage to the holy land of collegiate rugby-the Final Four, which will be held in Virginia Beach, Va. for the second straight year.

Memories of Near Comeback Propel Lacrosse into MPLL Playoffs
There is still a buzz in the air from the last regular-season game of the Cal women's lacrosse team.

Injury-Depleted Track Motivated for Big Meet
Numbers, records and talent mean only so much.


Opinion

Editorial Art by Tramaine de Senna


The Family Business
For a lot of us, the formal education that's been a large part of our lives for the last 16 years is finally coming to a close-at least for a little while. Whatever your school, whatever the strength of your football team, whatever your financial situation, the most valuable part of one's educational experience is the people, especially the teachers.

Editorial: Protecting Excellence: The Threats Facing Student Aid
Count 'em: Several million dollars will be returned from the Cal Grant state financial aid program to the California general fund.

Letters to the Editor: Is Free Speech Threatened by Punishing Protesters?
UC Berkeley has a long history of civil disobedience and building takeovers. The point of civil disobedience is to bring attention to issues neglected or distorted in the public debate through disruptive actions. Participants, of course, take responsibility for their actions.

White Space