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Issue #119 :: Monday, March 6, 2000

Top Headlines

Graduate Students Authorize Strike
UC Berkeley graduate student instructors voted overwhelmingly in favor of authorizing a strike, according to election results released Friday.

Why All the Candidates Suck
The experts say that tomorrow's "Super Tuesday" presidential primaries will bring out the most voters in California in decades. Because of a change in voting laws, we are allowed to vote for candidates regardless of party affiliation.

Seniors Sparkle in Haas Finale
It started at the south end of Newell Court when Cal senior Raymond "Circus" King secured a loose ball rebound, and ended at the north basket. In between, King took off on a mind-numbing coast-to-coast venture that nearly broke USC point guard Brandon Granville's ankles and ended with an acrobatic layup.

UC Regents Discount Student Endorsements
Members of the UC Board of Regents said Friday they will disregard the UC Student Association's three student regent finalist recommendations due to a breach in the "integrity" of the selection process.

News

Graduate Students Authorize Strike
UC Berkeley graduate student instructors voted overwhelmingly in favor of authorizing a strike, according to election results released Friday.

UC Regents Discount Student Endorsements
Members of the UC Board of Regents said Friday they will disregard the UC Student Association's three student regent finalist recommendations due to a breach in the "integrity" of the selection process.

ASUC Fails to Acknowledge Administrative Appointee
In an attempt to assert its authority over administrative affairs, the ASUC Senate passed a bill refusing to support Paul Gray's appointment as executive vice chancellor and provost after he failed to attend Wednesday's senate meeting.

Conference Targets Mental Health Issues
It took a trip to the Golden Gate Bridge to contemplate suicide, a diagnosis of bipolar disorder and the suicides of her father and sister before Lori Holman found the help she needed.

Youth Forum Held to Educate Voters
Political leaders at a campus forum yesterday stressed the necessity for young voters to participate in Tuesday's election.

Republican Candidate Hopes To Appeal to Variety of Voters
U.S. Rep. Tom Campbell said in an interview yesterday that although the UC system is the nation's best public university, its admissions standards could be improved by implementing personal interviews and by shifting focus away from SAT scores.

Students Enjoy Glamour of ASUC Ball
Students decked out in extravagant evening wear waltzed into the ASUC Ball Friday night, but some said the two-hour wait for a carriage ride was excessive.

News in Brief: Air Quality Expert, LBNL Senior Scientist Passes Away
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory senior staff scientist Joan Daisey, who served as chair of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory Board, died Tuesday after a long illness. She was 59.


Sports

Seniors Sparkle in Haas Finale
It started at the south end of Newell Court when Cal senior Raymond "Circus" King secured a loose ball rebound, and ended at the north basket. In between, King took off on a mind-numbing coast-to-coast venture that nearly broke USC point guard Brandon Granville's ankles and ended with an acrobatic layup.

Faith Carries Cal One More Time
The emotional gamut the Cal men's basketball team ran Saturday night ended in the most unlikely of places.

Cal Splits SoCal Series
LOS ANGELES - For an opposing team, walking into Pauley Pavilion feels a little like crawling into a pine box and being buried alive.

Polo Takes First Two MPSF Games
Leading a pack of hungry wolves is not always an enviable task. With the rest of the entourage nipping at your heels, one misstep can be dangerous.

Cal's Bowie Finally Gets Her Win Over UCLA
LOS ANGELES - It's been somewhat of a roller coaster ride for Cal women's basketball player Paige Bowie. The senior wing, who led the Bears in scoring for the past two years, has struggled with her shot throughout this season and no longer has the honor of being Cal's top scorer.

Hitting Woes Continue in Pac-10 Play
The plan seemed simple enough: Get the hits, and you'll get the win.

Bears Salvage Slow Start With Late Surge
If there's one constant in sports, it is that the great teams have strong competition between their own players. They have to fight to play in the crucial minutes and they have to want the ball when it counts.

Sports Briefs: Men's Lacrosse KOs Michigan in Overtime
Kevin Moon and Co. led the Cal men's lacrosse team to an exciting double-overtime victory over Michigan yesterday at Kleeberger Field, 12-11.

Netters Nipped By ASU in Desert
In the volatile world of collegiate sports, rankings are delicate entities. Even a close win over an inferior opponent can drop a highly ranked team in the polls.


Opinion

Why All the Candidates Suck
The experts say that tomorrow's "Super Tuesday" presidential primaries will bring out the most voters in California in decades. Because of a change in voting laws, we are allowed to vote for candidates regardless of party affiliation.

California State Propositions
YES. The proposition amends the state Constitution, permitting Native Americans to operate slot machines, card games and other gambling activities on tribal lands. The governor, the state legislature and the federal government would have to approve all gambling compacts.

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