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Issue #124 :: Monday, March 13, 2000

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Officials List Names of Top Internet Users
University officials said Friday they have identified the top 50 users of the Internet in the residence halls and released their addresses to housing and dining authorities.

The Tooth Fairy
Last week, a man in Florida was arrested for allegedly running a mobile dentistry practice from the back of his dilapidated 1980 Ford Mustang, according to Reuters news reports. Police arrested the man in a sting operation when an undercover agent asked him to remove a bad molar. Authorities swept in before the man removed the agent's tooth.

Cal Receives NIT Nod, Hosts First-Round Game
While the Cal men's basketball team closed out its regular season this weekend with losses to Arizona State and Arizona, the Bears will still hold practice today in preparation for the next chapter of their 1999-2000 campaign.

Community College District Fires Two Officials
The firing of the presidents of two local community colleges has renewed controversy over whether Berkeley's Vista College should be allowed to separate from its parent district.

News

Officials List Names of Top Internet Users
University officials said Friday they have identified the top 50 users of the Internet in the residence halls and released their addresses to housing and dining authorities.

Community College District Fires Two Officials
The firing of the presidents of two local community colleges has renewed controversy over whether Berkeley's Vista College should be allowed to separate from its parent district.

Students Attempt to Reverse Admissions Measures
When students attend the UC Board of Regents meeting Wednesday to ask that it overturn the ban on affirmative action, the event will be one of many attempts to bring racial and gender preferences back to California.

Boalt Hall Alumna Notified Of U.S. Court Appointment
After more than two years of delays, the U.S. Senate appointed a UC Berkeley professor and Boalt Hall law school graduate to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday.

Supporters Attend Bookstore Closing
Gaia Bookstore may be closing after 13 years in North Berkeley, but it is doing so in a characteristically offbeat fashion.

'CPR Saturday' Imparts Lifesaving Skills
Mannequins lined the floor of Hearst Gym Saturday as hundreds of people participated in the 19th annual "CPR Saturday." This yearly event celebrates Red Cross Month by providing an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and Berkeley residents to receive free CPR training and certification.

Nobel Winner Speaks at Local Church
Three of the richest countries in the world have more money than the 48 poorest countries, Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Maguire said at a Berkeley church this weekend.

Berkeley Council Members Move to Support Tibetans
Even though the Tibetan flag was raised in a ceremony Friday in Downtown Berkeley, the City Council is expected to vote this week on retroactively approving the event.

News in Brief: Former Chancellor to be Head Of Campus Research Institute
Former UC Berkeley Chancellor I. Michael Heyman has accepted a new campus post as the interim director of the Center for Studies in Higher Education.


Sports

Cal Receives NIT Nod, Hosts First-Round Game
While the Cal men's basketball team closed out its regular season this weekend with losses to Arizona State and Arizona, the Bears will still hold practice today in preparation for the next chapter of their 1999-2000 campaign.

Bears Run Dry in Desert Finale
TUCSON, Ariz. - When a pair of young and inexperienced teams meet, teaching isn't first on the agenda.

Forehan-Kelly blossoming into big-time player
TUCSON, Ariz. - Ryan Forehan-Kelly hasn't had many chances to dunk in his career, and he wasn't about to pass up an opportunity.

Cal Falls in Final Moments
It was the last game of a disappointing season, but it could have been almost any game the Cal women's basketball team played this year.

Bears Stun National Power
If you went to Saturday's baseball game and heard Tom Petty's "Free Falling" as you exited Evans Diamond, you had to question the song selection.

Bears Leave Spartans in Their Wake
Caution: Don't stand in the way of the red-hot Cal women's water polo team - you run the risk of getting steamrolled.

Ruggers Lambast UC Davis
It was supposed to be a battle between the two best teams in the Northern California Rugby Association. It was supposed to be 30 guys giving everything they had for 80 minutes. And it was supposed to be a competitive game.

Cal Nearing Postseason With Momentum
Victory never tasted so sweet as it did this weekend. While other Cal teams may not be expecting big things in the postseason, the No. 7 Bears men's gymnastics team is thinking about winning it all.

Bears Drop Third Straight
Adolescent growing pains can be frustrating. They hurt and can make things difficult for the person dealing with them.

Sports Briefs: Women's Lacrosse Salts Slugs in Scoring Spree
The Cal women's lacrosse team overwhelmed visiting Santa Cruz, 14-0, in the Bears' first game in Memorial Stadium this season Saturday.


Opinion

The Tooth Fairy
Last week, a man in Florida was arrested for allegedly running a mobile dentistry practice from the back of his dilapidated 1980 Ford Mustang, according to Reuters news reports. Police arrested the man in a sting operation when an undercover agent asked him to remove a bad molar. Authorities swept in before the man removed the agent's tooth.

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