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Issue #144 :: Monday, April 17, 2000

Top Headlines

Campus Put On Display For Visitors On Cal Day
Approximately 30,000 visitors flooded the UC Berkeley campus Saturday as part of the university's attempt to showcase its programs and lure admitted students.

A Bug's Life
I've always had a fascination with bugs. I was one of those kids who had fun with optics and I used a magnifying glass to burn various bugs. My domination of insects is simply a part of who I am. A recent incident confirmed my position as top of the food chain, master of the universe.

Cal Wins Regional, Heads for Florida
When you have dominated a sport for two decades, including a current streak of nine consecutive national titles, you become everyone's arch-rival. No one wants to see you win. People complain about calls and they heckle you from the stands.

Berkeley Endures Weekend Blackouts
Downtown Berkeley was plagued by three separate power outages over the weekend, at one point causing a handful of Pacific Gas & Electric customers to lose power for nearly 20 hours.

News

Campus Put On Display For Visitors On Cal Day
Approximately 30,000 visitors flooded the UC Berkeley campus Saturday as part of the university's attempt to showcase its programs and lure admitted students.

Berkeley Endures Weekend Blackouts
Downtown Berkeley was plagued by three separate power outages over the weekend, at one point causing a handful of Pacific Gas & Electric customers to lose power for nearly 20 hours.

Panel Addresses Effects of Student Regents on Board
Student regents begin their tenures full of idealism yet consistently fail to implement their expectations, a former UC president said this weekend.

Nude Performance Group's Goal: Show Beauty of Body Through Art
For those interested in artistic displays of pubic nudity, the X-plicit Players are currently holding auditions for their naked performances.

News in Brief: Ceremony Commemorates Opening of Goldman Field
The Goldman Field, formerly called the Edwards Stadium, reopened last week, giving UC Berkeley a new track and field.


Sports

Cal Wins Regional, Heads for Florida
When you have dominated a sport for two decades, including a current streak of nine consecutive national titles, you become everyone's arch-rival. No one wants to see you win. People complain about calls and they heckle you from the stands.

Weiner Keys Dramatic Comebacks
Jason Williams owes David Weiner a dinner. Maybe even two.

For Cal, Surprises Define '00 NFL Draft
If there is anything we can take away from the 2000 NFL Draft, it's that if you try and predict how the Draft will unfold, you will fall on your face.

Tennis Dominates in Crucial Matches
The weather forecast called for a wet Cal Day weekend, but Mother Nature failed to deliver.

Sports Briefs: Men's Lacrosse Defeats Stanford, Prepares for Postseason Tourney
The Cal men's lacrosse team routed Stanford, 23-5, Saturday in the Bears' final regular-season game.

Cal Fails Tough Pac-10 Test
This is a test. But this is not an easy test. There's no multiple choice. Even if there was, you'd be penalized for guessing. And you can't B.S. your way through this one. Not only that, you better know all the answers because the rest of the class is just as smart, so you can't count on any bell curve to help you out.

Lacrosse Defeats First-Place Davis
It's the Cal women's lacrosse team, and they're making some noise.

Postseason Hopes Survive Split
The Cal men's tennis team nearly blew its chance at making the postseason this weekend in Arizona - literally. That is, the Bears were unable to adjust to the windy conditions. After losing to Arizona Friday, 5-2, Cal (12-7, 4-6 in the Pac-10) faced the possibility of losing both matches and ending its postseason hopes.


Opinion

A Bug's Life
I've always had a fascination with bugs. I was one of those kids who had fun with optics and I used a magnifying glass to burn various bugs. My domination of insects is simply a part of who I am. A recent incident confirmed my position as top of the food chain, master of the universe.

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