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Issue #217 :: Monday, September 25, 2000

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Wrong Shade Of Yellow
I grew up in a predominantly white neighborhood in the middle of suburbia and attended a high school that was 75 percent white. I never really had many Asian friends. Heck, I didn't really even know that many Asian people. So I never really questioned how Asian I was. I figured since I'm Japanese, and Japan's in Asia, that made me pretty Asian. But apparently, I'm as white as they come.

Berkeley Athlete Swims for Gold
Cal sophomore Anthony Ervin proved himself the fastest thing in Sydney without fins on Friday morning when he captured Olympic gold in the Men's 50-meter Freestyle.

Cal Offense Misses Bus to Fresno
FRESNO, Calif. - The celebration of Fresno State's 17-3 win over the Cal football team Saturday night began a little bit early. Like before it actually happened.

University Refuses Napster Ban
Rebuking the requests of music industry heavyweights, UC officials announced Friday they will not ban Napster from university servers.

News

UC Focuses on Accessible Technology for Disabled
In a rare unilateral effort, universities across the country, including the UC system, have pledged to focus attention toward making computer technology accessible for students with disabilities.

University Refuses Napster Ban
Rebuking the requests of music industry heavyweights, UC officials announced Friday they will not ban Napster from university servers.

News in Brief: University Hopes to Address Issues of Depression, Suicide
In response to the increasing number of suicides in the United States, UC Berkeley will again offer free, confidential screenings for depression this year.

Addicts Find Help in City Clinics
Imagine a city that, in an effort to reduce health risks among drug addicts and syringe users, violates California law three times a week by encouraging the exchange of used needles for new ones.

Runner Seeks Roots, Raises Awareness
Many Berkeley residents feel passionate about a cause - but not all of them are willing to run hundreds of miles for it.

Berkeley Denizens Celebrate Eccentricities at Annual Parade
For several sunny hours yesterday, Berkeley made sure its wacky image was not taken lightly.

Berkeley Lauded for Anti-Pollution Policies
Berkeley's reputation for battling pollution carried all the way to Louisiana Friday as U.S. Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson presented the city with a "Local Climate Protection" award.

Berkeley Athlete Swims for Gold
Cal sophomore Anthony Ervin proved himself the fastest thing in Sydney without fins on Friday morning when he captured Olympic gold in the Men's 50-meter Freestyle.


Sports

Women's Hoops to Lose Key Veterans
A new coach and a solid group of returning players. Things couldn't be looking better, right?

Zabala Sets Record, Wins Tourney
She may have broken a record Friday but it was Sunday when Maite Zabala showed what she's made of.

Bears Dealt Tough Loss in Fresno Home Opener
FRESNO, Calif. - It's called home-field advantage for a reason.

Polo Victory Over Stanford Avenges Past Performance
STANFORD - The first couple days of class are always the toughest.

Cal Offense Misses Bus to Fresno
FRESNO, Calif. - The celebration of Fresno State's 17-3 win over the Cal football team Saturday night began a little bit early. Like before it actually happened.

Spotty Bears Drop Two Matches to SoCal Foes
The moments of brilliance were bright. They had the crowd fired up and the other team scared. In those moments, they were unstoppable.


Opinion

Wrong Shade Of Yellow
I grew up in a predominantly white neighborhood in the middle of suburbia and attended a high school that was 75 percent white. I never really had many Asian friends. Heck, I didn't really even know that many Asian people. So I never really questioned how Asian I was. I figured since I'm Japanese, and Japan's in Asia, that made me pretty Asian. But apparently, I'm as white as they come.

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