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Issue #747 :: Tuesday, July 8, 2003

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I Love You More
It is one of those rare Berkeley summer evenings when the sky is actually clear, the air is actually warm and the smell of chlorinated hot tubs and burning charcoal signal a not-quite patriotic third of July barbeque. I stand in a corner of my co-op's backyard, sipping on a Corona and praying that the guacamole will come out sometime soon.

Feature Photo: A Kickin' Good Time



Athletic Department Reshaped to Fit Budget
In the latest administrative move made during UC's budget crisis, the UC Berkeley Department of Intercollegiate Athletics split off from Recreational Sports last week to operate as separate campus departments after running deep in the red.

Push to Ban Affirmative Action May Hit the Road
UC Regent Ward Connerly could bring affirmative action bans to new territory if he gives the go-ahead at a press conference to be held today at the University of Michigan.

News

Feature Photo: Leveling the Playing Field



Clarification
In Thursday's article "Top UC Official to Retire, Plans Return to Berkeley to Help Run Campus Think Tank" it was stated that "King will likely need a transition period between working as provost and vice president and as director of the center, said Ken Koziol, the center's academic program coordinator. 'I think it'll take a little while for him to adjust to our place.'"

Mothers Look to Defend Breast-Feeding Record
The Berkeley Community Theatre will put on a mother of a show next month when more than 1,000 ambitious ladies congregate to set a new breast-feeding world record.

Increased Parking Comes at Expense of Sporting Facilities
They'll pave the tennis courts and put up a parking lot.

Large Fight Lands Two In Hospital
A confrontation between two groups of young men in South Berkeley early Saturday morning sent two of them to a hospital after a man plowed into one of them with his car, police said.

Push to Ban Affirmative Action May Hit the Road
UC Regent Ward Connerly could bring affirmative action bans to new territory if he gives the go-ahead at a press conference to be held today at the University of Michigan.

Founder of Family Camp, UC Berkeley Alumnus Dies
UC Berkeley alumnus Mike Koll, former executive director of the California Alumni Association and founder of a popular university family summer camp, died June 1. He was 86.

Athletic Department Reshaped to Fit Budget
In the latest administrative move made during UC's budget crisis, the UC Berkeley Department of Intercollegiate Athletics split off from Recreational Sports last week to operate as separate campus departments after running deep in the red.

Former Lab Employee Awarded Whistleblower Status by Court
A former employee of UC-managed Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory won whistleblower protection to sue UC in a California court ruling Thursday.

News in Brief
A Berkeley woman was arrested and booked at the Berkeley Jail Thursday after police discovered about $300 worth of crack rocks hidden in her bra, police said.


Sports

Feature Photo: A Kickin' Good Time



Bill Could Deem California Athletes NCAA-Ineligible
Collegiate sports in California are facing an uncertain future with the introduction of Senate Bill 193, also known as the Student Athletes' Bill of Rights.

Basketball Player Still Missing After Nearly a Month
Local product and Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy has been missing for nearly a month. With no new leads or suspects, the police investigation is seemingly stalled.

Cal in the Pros


Sports in Brief
Injury Causes Stormy Wethers


Opinion

I Love You More
It is one of those rare Berkeley summer evenings when the sky is actually clear, the air is actually warm and the smell of chlorinated hot tubs and burning charcoal signal a not-quite patriotic third of July barbeque. I stand in a corner of my co-op's backyard, sipping on a Corona and praying that the guacamole will come out sometime soon.

Editorial: UC Regents Must Reject Connerly's Newest Resolution
In his most recent effort to eliminate any traces of recognition for minorities of race, and now sexual orientation, from public higher education in California, UC Regent Ward Connerly has rehashed a 7-year-old resolution to be presented to the UC Board of Regents next week.

Letters to the Editor
Homeless Man's Death Can Spark Change in Attitude

Editorial Art by Jon Fischer


Diplomatique
As Lance Armstrong roared down Paris's Avenue Rapp Saturday on his aerodynamically inclined super bike, thousands of fans screamed, "Allez, allez," and, "Go Lance!"

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