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Issue #545 :: Tuesday, June 11, 2002

Top Headlines

Kerr Reacts to Past and Present FBI Involvement
Seth Rosenfeld began his 17-year odyssey to uncover the FBI's involvement in the firing of then UC President Clark Kerr as a reporter for The Daily Californian.

Cal Club Cruises to Cycling Championship
May was a good month for Cal athletics. Rugby, softball and men's crew all won national championships.

Travelogue: Sex, Travel on Tuesday
Sex and travel are often closely related. Sex can be the sole reason people become travelers. Many people travel for sex changes or simply to get sex. There is a phenomenon called "sex tourism" and there are "sex tourists."

Pell Grant Funding to Increase
The U.S. Senate approved Friday a $1 billion emergency increase in federal funding for Pell Grants, which award scholarship money to low-income college students.

News

Kerr Reacts to Past and Present FBI Involvement
Seth Rosenfeld began his 17-year odyssey to uncover the FBI's involvement in the firing of then UC President Clark Kerr as a reporter for The Daily Californian.

Pell Grant Funding to Increase
The U.S. Senate approved Friday a $1 billion emergency increase in federal funding for Pell Grants, which award scholarship money to low-income college students.

Business Major Admits May Face Required Summer School
The highly selective Haas Undergraduate Business Program hopes to revamp the impacted major by increasing the number of students admitted to the major and requiring all accepted students to attend summer school.

Two Wounded by Gunshot in West Berkeley Neighborhood
A woman was wounded in the chest and a man was wounded in the arm during a shooting in West Berkeley last night, police said.

Car Chase of Baby's Abductor Ends in Dramatic Crash, Police Say
A two-vehicle pursuit ended in a fiery car wreck in North Berkeley Sunday evening, involving a father who abducted his own infant son, police said.

Conference Breathes Life Into Native American Languages
Meaning "colors of our people," these words, reborn out of a language not spoken fluently for over 70 years, finally reached ears at a conference Saturday to revive California Native American languages on the brink of extinction.

Feature Photo: Fun with the Sun


Correction
The photo caption for Friday's article "Telescope Images Bring Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Into Focus" should have stated that the image shown in the photo was made by the Galileo Space Probe, not the Keck II.

Editorial Art by Darrin Bell



Sports

Cal Club Cruises to Cycling Championship
May was a good month for Cal athletics. Rugby, softball and men's crew all won national championships.

Four Bears Selected in Baseball Draft
As the Cal baseball team may have learned this season, sometimes losses can lead to something good.

Coughlin Nominated For ESPY Award
Cal swimmer Natalie Coughlin has just added another accolade to her growing list of awards.


Opinion

Travelogue: Sex, Travel on Tuesday
Sex and travel are often closely related. Sex can be the sole reason people become travelers. Many people travel for sex changes or simply to get sex. There is a phenomenon called "sex tourism" and there are "sex tourists."

Editorial: Homeland Security's Role At Lawrence Livermore Lab
National security has rarely been as worrisome for the United States as it is now. But does it justify President Bush's plan to potentially alter the scope and focus of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

Point: World Responsibility, Knowledge Among Reasons for Divestment
Below are the reasons why I signed the petition calling for divestment from Israel.

Counterpoint: Humanitarianism, Innovation Are the Real Israel
In regard to the recent calls for divestment from Israel, I would like to point out to those supporting such a measure that you will be divesting from a country that has already achieved many major medical breakthroughs, technological innovations and agricultural and scientific advancements. You will also be divesting from a people who have an ancient history of using their intellect for humanitarian concerns.

Letters to the Editor: Weakness, Lack of Support Mar Israel Divestment
So some UC professors want UC to divest from Israel, and focus on establishing a Palestinian State ("Berkeley Faculty, SJP Press UC for Israel Divestment," June 4).

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