Issues

This Issue
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2003
Next Issue
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008
(SI:Spring Orientation)
Search this issue:

Issue #710 :: Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Top Headlines

Cal Band Cancels Spring Tour in China
The growing fear of the deadly respiratory disease, SARS, is taking its toll on UC Berkeley programs abroad.

No Pressure, No Diamonds
I can't do this. I can't do this. I can't do this. I can't do this." Sigh. It's another afternoon of sitting down in front of my computer trying to make some sense out of South Africa's AIDS policies. I pour myself a cup of tea, watch some skater kids in the park and read about thrush, which is a fungal infection that coats the throat and mouth with white mucky stuff. Gross.

A New Look at Insect Evolution
Scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have overturned a long-held tenet of evolutionary classification.

Cal Seeks Late-Season Energy
Approaching its final three matches of the regular season, the No. 4 Cal women's tennis team could use a little pick-me-up.

News

Cal Band Cancels Spring Tour in China
The growing fear of the deadly respiratory disease, SARS, is taking its toll on UC Berkeley programs abroad.

Bodies Found in Richmond May Take Weeks to ID
It will be days or even weeks before it can be established whether skeletal remains found on the Richmond shore are those of Laci Peterson, a Modesto woman missing since December, police said yesterday.

Sikh Students Celebrate Identity
Luring students with samosas and colorful posters about Sikhism on Sproul Plaza yesterday, Sikh students set out to dispel misconceptions about their religion.

Cost-Saving Plan May Offer Staff Reduced Hours
Faced with a $373.3 million budget cut next year, UC is looking to its staff to save some cash.

New Data Suggests Increased Tenant Satisfaction
Berkeley is notorious with students for its brutal rental market. But new data suggest that, as the economy has faltered, conditions for tenants have improved.

News in Brief: Thief Drives Into Woman as He Steals Her Car
A woman downtown was hit by her own car Monday after trying to stop a thief from stealing it, police said.

Feature Photo: Graduation's Just Around the Corner

Staff/Soummya Datta


Sports

Cal Seeks Late-Season Energy
Approaching its final three matches of the regular season, the No. 4 Cal women's tennis team could use a little pick-me-up.

Fall Starters Field Narrows, Yet Questions Loom
With Kyle Boller about to start making the big bucks and six more starters also off campus, the 2003 Cal football team is looking for offensive weapons.

Bears Raise Intensity in April Drive, Prep for National Tourney
You are headed to a national tournament that your team has won for the last 12 years.

Sports in Brief: Cal Rebounds With Win Over St. Mary's
The Cal baseball team snapped a four-game losing streak yesterday, clobbering St. Mary's 13-2 at Louis Guisto Field in Moraga.


Opinion

No Pressure, No Diamonds
I can't do this. I can't do this. I can't do this. I can't do this." Sigh. It's another afternoon of sitting down in front of my computer trying to make some sense out of South Africa's AIDS policies. I pour myself a cup of tea, watch some skater kids in the park and read about thrush, which is a fungal infection that coats the throat and mouth with white mucky stuff. Gross.

White Space