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Issue #154 :: Monday, May 1, 2000

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People's Park Blows Out 31 Candles
More than a dozen people wore only their birthday suits Sunday to celebrate People's Park's 31st anniversary - an event that also featured musicians, poets and veteran park residents.

Museum Emits Bouquet Of Aromas for ‘Smell Day'
A whiskey bar, a haunted house and a swamp were just a few of the scents visitors to the Lawrence Hall of Science caught a whiff of Saturday as part of National Sense of Smell Day.

Cal Bombed in Stanford Shootout
STANFORD - "Nervewracking" would not even begin to describe yesterday afternoon's battle with Stanford.

Is Poo Taboo?

2. obscenity or obsession with the obscene, esp. with excrement or excretion, in literature

News

People's Park Blows Out 31 Candles
More than a dozen people wore only their birthday suits Sunday to celebrate People's Park's 31st anniversary - an event that also featured musicians, poets and veteran park residents.

Results in Question From Two Voting Sites
Charges filed Friday against the ASUC Elections Council could disqualify returns from two polling sites and change the results of last month's elections.

Forum Examines Shortcomings of Drug Policies
A Republican judge and a law enforcement official joined marijuana activists and national reformers in North Berkeley Saturday to criticize the drug war and discuss alternatives to current drug policy.

Expert Sets Record Straight on Ecstasy
UC Berkeley students attempted to combat ignorance about the increasingly popular drug ecstasy during a symposium held on campus Saturday.

Museum Emits Bouquet Of Aromas for ‘Smell Day'
A whiskey bar, a haunted house and a swamp were just a few of the scents visitors to the Lawrence Hall of Science caught a whiff of Saturday as part of National Sense of Smell Day.

Police Apprehend Man in Park Stabbing
An Oakland man wanted in connection with a stabbing at People's Park has been arrested, police said Friday.

Afterschool Program Compliments Curriculum
Through outdoor activities such as hiking, rock climbing and sailing, volunteers from the Berkeley Boosters strive to teach local youth the skills necessary to become integral members of their community.

City Wins Battle for Earthly Sound Blockade Near I-80
The city of Berkeley won a victory in its continuing fight to build a "living wall" as a noise barrier between Interstate 80 and Aquatic Park, city officials said yesterday.


Sports

Cal Bombed in Stanford Shootout
STANFORD - "Nervewracking" would not even begin to describe yesterday afternoon's battle with Stanford.

Postseason hopes go on life support following tough loss
STANFORD - Now they're teetering on the edge.

Offense Stars in Scrimmage
SANTA ROSA, Calif. - When Cal football head coach Tom Holmoe headed for the Oakmont Polo Fields last spring, his team could hardly even be called a team.

Setencich Is the Mastermind of Hit Squad's Success
It begins with the eyes. A quick glance at the tight end's burst off the ball, a read of the tackle's blocking angle, a decision, a reaction, a cloud of dust and a two-yard gain.

Bears' Pac-10 Struggles Continue
There's no question that the Cal softball team is a talented group. Four players are batting above .300, the pitching staff has a 1.53 ERA, the team has a 41-15 record and is ranked No. 9 in the nation in the USA Today/NFCA poll.

Men's Netters Outmatched in Ojai
The Cal men's tennis team knew that it had an uphill battle heading into the Pac-10 Championships. In a conference loaded with some of the best teams in the country, the Bears would be sending an inexperienced team to the tournament, expecting results from a group of players that were playing in postseason for the first time.

Women's Tennis Falters at Pac-10s
It definitely wasn't the way the Cal women's team wanted to end the regular season, but it'll do.

Crews Cruise Past Card
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - The Cal men's crew started the weekend with a blast, setting a record against Washington Saturday before topping itself against a struggling Stanford crew yesterday.


Opinion

Is Poo Taboo?

2. obscenity or obsession with the obscene, esp. with excrement or excretion, in literature

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