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Issue #149 :: Monday, April 24, 2000

Top Headlines

Party Sweeps Top ASUC Seats
An ASUC political party criticized for being a "machine" swept all five executive seats for the second consecutive year.

Benihana Birsday
My birthday is this Thursday, April 27. I will be 22 years old. The big deuce-deuce. I found out that I share a birthday with notables such as Ulysses S. Grant, announcer Casey Kasem, singer Sheena Easton, and basketball Hall of Famer George Gervin. Boring!

Cal Still Indy-Bound Even With OT Loss
For a squad that has scorched team after team all season long with an endless stream of goals, the Bears offense appeared to be in hibernation in Saturday's National Qualifier title match.

ASUC Body In Violation Of Election Regulations
The ASUC violated the rules on campaign spending disclosure but holding another election would be futile, the judicial council ruled this weekend.

News

Party Sweeps Top ASUC Seats
An ASUC political party criticized for being a "machine" swept all five executive seats for the second consecutive year.

ASUC Body In Violation Of Election Regulations
The ASUC violated the rules on campaign spending disclosure but holding another election would be futile, the judicial council ruled this weekend.

UC Berkeley Student Poses for Photos in May Issue of Playboy
A UC Berkeley student bares her body in the centerfold of Playboy magazine's May issue, which hit newsstands and bookstores nationwide.

Highway Dispute Prompts Meeting
Berkeley's crusade to build a "living wall" composed of dirt and vegetation alongside Interstate 80 has prompted officials to call a special City Council meeting for Tuesday, even though the council is in the midst of its spring recess.

Activist Panel Draws Earth Day Crowd
Hundreds of outdoor enthusiasts flocked to Civic Center Park on Saturday to celebrate Earth Day and soak up the words of some environmental legends.

Professor Denies Favoritism of Athletes
UC Berkeley ethnic studies professor Alex Saragoza told investigators from the Pac-10 conference Friday that he did not give preferential treatment to athletes.

Council Clashes Over Proposed Garage
Dispute over a city-subsidized, multimillion-dollar parking garage will come to a head when the Berkeley City Council resumes its regular meetings in May.

News in Brief: City Given State Funding for Law Enforcement Technology
Gov. Gray Davis granted Berkeley more than $100,000 to purchase crime-fighting equipment.


Sports

Cal Still Indy-Bound Even With OT Loss
For a squad that has scorched team after team all season long with an endless stream of goals, the Bears offense appeared to be in hibernation in Saturday's National Qualifier title match.

Beavers Capture Weekend Series
If one considers last week's two wins against then-No. 19 USC a step forward, this weekend had to be a step backward.

Lithuanian Forward Commits To Cal
Ben Braun had to look a little further for help this time.

Stanford Powers Past Softball in Shutout
STANFORD - If the Cal softball team believes in karma or luck or any sort higher power, the Bears probably have some shopping to do. Maybe they need to add a barrel of rabbits' feet, a bulk order of horseshoes and a Costco-size package of four-leaf clovers to their list of must-haves.

Bruins, Trojans Top Beleaguered Bears
The Cal men's tennis team knew it was walking into a difficult situation.

Netters Earn SoCal Split
Some were outmatched, some prevailed effortlessly and for some, last weekend was a test of patience and endurance.

Last-Second Heroics Lift Lacrosse Over Card
The Bears were seemingly doomed to yet another loss to their cross-Bay rivals.


Opinion

Benihana Birsday
My birthday is this Thursday, April 27. I will be 22 years old. The big deuce-deuce. I found out that I share a birthday with notables such as Ulysses S. Grant, announcer Casey Kasem, singer Sheena Easton, and basketball Hall of Famer George Gervin. Boring!

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