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Issue #176 :: Friday, June 16, 2000

Top Headlines

Cal Rockets to Top of Sears Cup Standings
Each year the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, in conjunction with Sears Roebuck & Co., honor the nation's most successful university athletic program with the Sears Director's Cup.

For Second Time, Secret UC Lab Data Is Missing
In another blow to the UC-managed Los Alamos National Laboratory, officials this week disclosed that two computer hard drives have disappeared from the laboratory's stock of highly classified nuclear material.

The Grandest Hole That I Know
It cost more than $50 to process all the film I shot in our less than three days at the Grand Canyon. The result was almost 200 identical photos of a big hole. The big crack in the earth was one of the main stops on a road trip that I recently took with my girlfriend, Delaney. We drove 2,000 miles over eight days - stopping in San Diego, Yuma, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Vegas and, according to Ranger Bob, the "grandest hole that (he) knows." On our first night there, we mistakenly decided to attend what we thought would be a lecture-style presentation. What resulted, however, was a scene from summer camp with "tootle-le-dee" saying ranger.

Holmoe Adds Kraft to Staff
After going outside the program to fill every coaching vacancy he's had since taking over in 1997, Tom Holmoe decided to stay close to home for the latest addition.

News

MacArthur Award Stuns 'Genius' Prof
UC Berkeley economics professor Matthew Rabin said he has never considered himself a genius, or even a man with above average intelligence. But this week, he gained the right to add the title to his name when he received one of the prestigious MacArthur "genius" awards and $500,000 in prize money.

Disabled Citizens, City Clash Over Emergency Program
When Philip Chavez has no one to help him get up in the morning, it is an emergency.

News in Brief: Campus Employees Use Staff Appreciation Day For Protest
Members of the Coalition of University Employees crashed UC Berkeley's Staff Appreciation Day Wednesday to demand higher wages.

For Second Time, Secret UC Lab Data Is Missing
In another blow to the UC-managed Los Alamos National Laboratory, officials this week disclosed that two computer hard drives have disappeared from the laboratory's stock of highly classified nuclear material.

Grade-Switch Scheme Rocks Berkeley High
An investigation into alleged grade-changing for money at Berkeley High School will prevent students from receiving diplomas for at least two weeks, district officials said yesterday.


Sports

Cal Rockets to Top of Sears Cup Standings
Each year the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, in conjunction with Sears Roebuck & Co., honor the nation's most successful university athletic program with the Sears Director's Cup.

Holmoe Adds Kraft to Staff
After going outside the program to fill every coaching vacancy he's had since taking over in 1997, Tom Holmoe decided to stay close to home for the latest addition.

Men's Golf Skipped Rebuilding Season
At the beginning of its season, the Cal men's golf team did not have high expectations for the upcoming year. With only two seniors, the squad consisted mostly of freshman and sophomores who lacked experience in collegiate competition. It looked like it was going to be a rebuilding year.


Opinion

The Grandest Hole That I Know
It cost more than $50 to process all the film I shot in our less than three days at the Grand Canyon. The result was almost 200 identical photos of a big hole. The big crack in the earth was one of the main stops on a road trip that I recently took with my girlfriend, Delaney. We drove 2,000 miles over eight days - stopping in San Diego, Yuma, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Vegas and, according to Ranger Bob, the "grandest hole that (he) knows." On our first night there, we mistakenly decided to attend what we thought would be a lecture-style presentation. What resulted, however, was a scene from summer camp with "tootle-le-dee" saying ranger.

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