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Issue #138 :: Friday, April 7, 2000

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Chancellor to Arbitrate Feud Over Store Funds
Chancellor Robert Berdahl said yesterday he would mediate between the ASUC and the Graduate Assembly in resolving a dispute over profits from the Cal Student Store.

Our ASUC
How nice it is to finally have spring on campus. Too bad this year is almost done for. Before we take off, however, we do have some excitements left. One of these is ASUC elections. The chances are good that, even as a Daily Californian reader otherwise inclined to care about things, you are unfamiliar with the ASUC, hold it in low esteem, will not vote in the elections - and you would hardly call the annual recreation of the junior charlatan club exciting.

Elites Set to Duel it Out
Hang on to your hats, 'cuz this here is gonna be one wild ride!

Their Own Deserts
Records. Discs. Vinyl. CDs. Cassettes, eight-tracks, seven-inches, ten-inches, five-inches (I've seen one, really), those weird little CDs like the one that came with the limited edition version of Broken, wax cylinders, player pianos....

News

Chancellor to Arbitrate Feud Over Store Funds
Chancellor Robert Berdahl said yesterday he would mediate between the ASUC and the Graduate Assembly in resolving a dispute over profits from the Cal Student Store.

Plans for Private 'Student Suites' Set into Motion
A new private dormitory being planned for the downtown area may broaden the housing market for UC Berkeley students.

Forgotten Roots to Present ‘Hidden' History
A conference highlighting two academic works detailing overlooked aspects of African-American history is expected to take place on campus this weekend.

Oldest-Lived Party Breathing Last Air
Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a six-part series analyzing issues surrounding the ASUC elections.

City Funds Panel to Explore Social Impact of Drug War
The Berkeley City Council approved a recommendation Tuesday night to fund a panel discussion on the effect the "War on Drugs" policy has on the city's neighborhoods.

Mayor Takes 'Dream Trip' To Conference in Holy Land
Berkeley's presence will be felt in the Holy Land next week when Mayor Shirley Dean is expected to travel to Jerusalem to take part in an international gathering of mayors.

News in Brief: New Multicultural Center Holds Open House
UC Berkeley's new multicultural center opened its doors yesterday to publicize its offerings.


Sports

Elites Set to Duel it Out
Hang on to your hats, 'cuz this here is gonna be one wild ride!

Baseball Braces for No. 3 Longhorns
While the campus has been flooded with ASUC campaigns as of late, over thirty men have been putting on a campaign of their own. But it hasn't been in Sproul Plaza. It has been taking place on the baseball diamond.

Bears Better Expectations
In a sport where points are usually the most important thing, goals were the focus of Cal gymnastics this year. Both men's and women's gymnasts reached goals for their programs, their teams, and for themselves as individuals this season.

Softball's Gauntlet Run Meets Desert
"The pressure never lets up. Doesn't matter what you did yesterday. That's history. It's tomorrow that counts. So you worry all the time. It never ends."

Big Game Still Counts for Cal
For every Cal team, playing Stanford is big deal. The Bears and the Cardinal love to hate each other.

Sports Briefs: Cope Earns Pac-10 Top Honor
Cal swimmer Haley Cope has been named the Pac-10 Women's Swimmer of the Year, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced yesterday.


Arts & Entertainment

Their Own Deserts
Records. Discs. Vinyl. CDs. Cassettes, eight-tracks, seven-inches, ten-inches, five-inches (I've seen one, really), those weird little CDs like the one that came with the limited edition version of Broken, wax cylinders, player pianos....

Automatic For The People

[Sympathy For The Record Industry]

re:Calendar
"Berkeley, Then and Now" - Berkeley Historical Society's current exhibit, through April 15, free, Berkeley Historical Society, Veterans Memorial Building, 1931 Center Street. 848-0181.

White Space