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Issue #723 :: Monday, May 5, 2003

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Fear of Sars Leads UC to Suspend Summer Study Program in Beijing
UC canceled its summer Education Abroad Program in Beijing Friday in response to the growing SARS epidemic in the city.

Why I Went Bicycle
It was for convenience. The strain of walking farther or having to look for a parking space was getting to me. I broke down. After four and a half years of living in Berkeley, I finally bought a bike.

Holy Zoomies!!! Bears' Streak Ends at 12
STANFORD-The king is dead. Long live the king.

Student Advocate Hopeful Disqualified From Election
One of the top ASUC candidates was kicked out of the election yesterday after the Judicial Council ruled he used student government resources for his campaign.

News

Fear of Sars Leads UC to Suspend Summer Study Program in Beijing
UC canceled its summer Education Abroad Program in Beijing Friday in response to the growing SARS epidemic in the city.

Student Advocate Hopeful Disqualified From Election
One of the top ASUC candidates was kicked out of the election yesterday after the Judicial Council ruled he used student government resources for his campaign.

Report: Physics Department in Decline
A confidential report slammed UC Berkeley's physics department, warning that without immediate improvement the department will significantly decline, UC Berkeley professors said Friday.

Injured Demonstrator to File Suit Against City of Oakland
An anti-war demonstrator said Friday she will file a lawsuit against the city of Oakland for injuries she incurred at the hands of police during a protest at the Port of Oakland last month.

On Visit to Bay Area, Bush Pushes Tax Cut
SANTA CLARA, Calif.-In a quick stop to the Bay Area Friday, President Bush touted his tax cut plan as a way to fix the country's ailing economy in a speech to an audience of defense workers.

Whistleblower Lauds Decision to Open Lab Contract to Bids
With the Department of Energy's decision last week to open up UC's contract to run Los Alamos National Laboratory for competitive bidding, a yearlong ordeal ended for lab whistle-blowers Glenn Walp and Steven Doran.

Campus Hosts Friendly Dialogue on Middle East Conflict
In the middle of mounting violence and prospects of peace in the Middle East, a group of Arabs and Jews took a step back from political debate to share personal experiences at an International House forum yesterday.

News in Brief
Subcontracted Campus Janitors May Strike

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Sports

Holy Zoomies!!! Bears' Streak Ends at 12
STANFORD-The king is dead. Long live the king.

All Things Must Pass
One of the most appealing truisms of sports is nothing lasts forever.

Cal Makes Good in Big Meet Loss
Yes, the Cal track and field team lost to Stanford in the Big Meet Saturday at Cobb Track and Angell Field in Palo Alto.

Baseball: Cal Clawed by Slugging ‘Cats
A strong start from Matt Brown and an extra-inning offensive outburst gave the Cal baseball team something to smile about against No. 24 Arizona yesterday.

Softball Savors Series Split With Sun Devils
Here's the best thing about the No. 9 Cal softball team's weekend-it's not over.

Lacrosse: Crowd-Pleasing Cal Comes up Just Short in Card's House
STANFORD-A day after dismantling Denver, 15-6, to advance to the Mountain Pacific Lacrosse League title match, the Bears left it all on the field Sunday against No. 14 Stanford, but returned home with a heartrending

Sports in Brief
Crew Scores Clean Sweep in Big Row


Opinion

Why I Went Bicycle
It was for convenience. The strain of walking farther or having to look for a parking space was getting to me. I broke down. After four and a half years of living in Berkeley, I finally bought a bike.

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