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Issue #171 :: Tuesday, May 30, 2000

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Second Protester Arrested in Parking Lot
Nearly 50 demonstrators and a Berkeley City Council member crowded onto the Underhill Parking Lot this weekend with plush couches and television sets to protest the arrest of a UC Berkeley student.

Driving Miss Crazy
This past weekend, I went home to L.A. - Pasadena to be exact. The original Los Angeles suburb, Pasadena has morphed into its own little metropolis with its own downtown and commuting population. Still no quarts of beer, though (see last column for joke). But one thing that never changes about the greater L.A. area, besides the smog and the falsity of being, is this:

Jensen Secures Spot In History With Title
Amy Jensen is no stranger to the hoopla that winning a national championship entails. After all, she's won the women's NCAA doubles championship three years running.

Athletic Dept. Online Auction Nets Thousands
How much would you pay for a used football jersey? For some Cal sports fans, quite a bit, especially if the jersey belonged to an athletic legend.

News

Second Protester Arrested in Parking Lot
Nearly 50 demonstrators and a Berkeley City Council member crowded onto the Underhill Parking Lot this weekend with plush couches and television sets to protest the arrest of a UC Berkeley student.

Athletic Dept. Online Auction Nets Thousands
How much would you pay for a used football jersey? For some Cal sports fans, quite a bit, especially if the jersey belonged to an athletic legend.

New Marijuana Club Reignites Drug Debate
The outside of the white stucco building is as nondescript as possible. Located on San Pablo Avenue near the Berkeley-Oakland border, across the street from a local bread company and a tattoo parlor, its windows are covered in butcher's paper. A young man in a hooded sweat shirt perches on a stool by the entrance.

Activists Meet to Denounce FBI
Members of the radical environmental movement Earth First! and the Black Panther Party accused the government of conspiring to frame them during a packed, two-hour event last weekend.

News in Brief: School District Offers Berkeley Teachers a Raise
In what could signal the end to a contentious battle over faculty salaries, Berkeley public school teachers have won an 11.5 percent pay hike.


Sports

Jensen Secures Spot In History With Title
Amy Jensen is no stranger to the hoopla that winning a national championship entails. After all, she's won the women's NCAA doubles championship three years running.

Softball Skunked at WCWS
The Cal softball team wasn't supposed to get eliminated after two straight losses at the Women's College World Series.

Second-Half Fade Drops Cal at NCAAs
The story of the Cal women's crew's season is best told by its finish.

Sports Brief: Track Teams Place Eighth in Conference
Both the Cal men's and women's track and field teams finished eighth at the Pac-10 Championships this weekend at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. with 68 and 56 points, respectively.


Opinion

Driving Miss Crazy
This past weekend, I went home to L.A. - Pasadena to be exact. The original Los Angeles suburb, Pasadena has morphed into its own little metropolis with its own downtown and commuting population. Still no quarts of beer, though (see last column for joke). But one thing that never changes about the greater L.A. area, besides the smog and the falsity of being, is this:

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