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Issue #720 :: Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Top Headlines

Scientists Study Quantum Computing Feasibility
In a time when computers become obsolete in a matter of days, one can only imagine the possibilities when diverse UC Berkeley researchers pool their resources to develop faster computers.

It's a Game, Set, Match ... Made in Heaven
It may have taken a few matches to cement the relationship, but this pair knew it was destined to be.

Emotional Jet Lag
I know for most of the Berkeley population, pulling an all-nighter is no big deal. If you consume enough coffee and vitamin C, greeting the dawn with your middle finger and exasperation is just part of the college grind. I'm also sure turning in a piece of paper you deem passable but not fantastic is also part of the drill. Well, that's the story of the thesis.

Groups Appeal ASUC Budget Allocations
After days of bitter fighting between ASUC officials and students, the finance committee proposed a revised budget Monday granting 20 student groups and publications more money for next year.

News

Groups Appeal ASUC Budget Allocations
After days of bitter fighting between ASUC officials and students, the finance committee proposed a revised budget Monday granting 20 student groups and publications more money for next year.

Bearing With Extremes
After Desmond Moore's first manic episode, ambulance workers found him collapsed on an Oakland street, pants unzipped, following a sleepless night in the Oakland County jail.

Protesters Condemn Alleged Police Brutality
OAKLAND-Protesters filled the chambers of the Oakland City Council yesterday, condemning the police response to an anti-war demonstration earlier this month.

Airbears to Spread Wings With Large Tech Grant
UC Berkeley is taking steps to quadruple the number of wireless Internet access points throughout the campus, making Web browsing during class a reality for more students.

Construction at Berkeley High Delayed
Construction of new buildings at Berkeley High School, already months behind schedule, is not slated for completion until the beginning of next school year-an estimate a school official called optimistic last week.

Campus Speaker Criticized by Ex-Devotees
A controversial religious leader will speak at Zellerbach Hall tonight, despite objections from former followers who claim he leads a cult.

News in Brief: Woman Stumbles Upon Stolen Plants
A plant-theft victim turned sleuth led police Monday to missing potted flowers belonging to she and her neighbor.

Feature Photo: Free Brain Freeze? No Brainer


Colleagues Fear Professor's Research May Adversely Affect His Tenure Review
Some academics are questioning the fairness of the long-lasting tenure review for a UC Berkeley faculty member whose virulent criticism of biotechnology has highlighted the growing link between universities and industry.

Bates Proposes Creative Budget Solutions
Berkeley needs to buckle down with a new fiscal pragmatism to trudge through the city's uncertain economic future, Mayor Tom Bates declared at his first State of the City Address last night.

Student Web Site Rates Classes, Profs
A new student-initiated Web site to rate UC Berkeley professors is taking a more critical spin on a similar ASUC-run Web site.


Sports

It's a Game, Set, Match ... Made in Heaven
It may have taken a few matches to cement the relationship, but this pair knew it was destined to be.

Bears Can't Conquer Aggies, Bad Habits
The Cal baseball team thought it could cure two of its worst habits against UC Davis, but the Aggies had other ideas.

Whine Cellar: Still Learning Something New Everyday
Welcome to the Whine Cellar, where we've been telling you that fundamental truth for years: KU girls ARE much hotter.


Opinion

Emotional Jet Lag
I know for most of the Berkeley population, pulling an all-nighter is no big deal. If you consume enough coffee and vitamin C, greeting the dawn with your middle finger and exasperation is just part of the college grind. I'm also sure turning in a piece of paper you deem passable but not fantastic is also part of the drill. Well, that's the story of the thesis.

Off the Beat: Behind Friendly Lines
The Republican presence on campus this weekend at their "Rally for America" was fairly benign-roughly 200 or so college students marching down Telegraph Avenue on a Saturday free from the inconvenience of dissenting students on their way to class.

White Space