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Issue #462 :: Tuesday, January 22, 2002

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UC Joins Class Action Suit Against Senior Enron Executives
After losing $145 million invested in Enron, UC has joined a class action lawsuit against senior Enron executives and its accounting firm to recover their losses.

Cougars Help Bears Stay Unbeaten at Haas
The Wizards of Haas continued their mastery Saturday evening with a 90-57 defeat of Washington State.

First Time Tales
When she was 15, a girl I know went on a retreat with her church group for purposes of "revival, a sort of cleansing of the soul, purifying the mind, spiritually realizing religious connections." This kind of thing is a little foreign to me, as I have never been a member of a church group. I asked her what it was like.

Second-Half Heroics Propel Women's Hoops to First Pac-10 Win
In a Saturday tilt between teams mired in long losing streaks, one squad presented a unified front, fought tooth-and-nail, hustled to win the rebounding battle and actually liked playing for its coach.

News

UC Joins Class Action Suit Against Senior Enron Executives
After losing $145 million invested in Enron, UC has joined a class action lawsuit against senior Enron executives and its accounting firm to recover their losses.

Boalt Hall Graduate Selected to be Torchbearer
Five months ago, on a respirator in the UCLA Medical Center, recent UC Berkeley graduate Brigham Fordham never thought he would carry the Olympic flame.

Regents Approve New Policy to Extend Resident Tuition Privilege
LOS ANGELES-Nonresident students living in California will be exempted from paying out-of-state tuition under a new policy approved 17-5 by the UC Board of Regents Thursday at their meeting at UCLA.

University Among Top Five Employers In Bay Area, Despite Growth Constraints
UC Berkeley is the fifth-largest employer in the Bay Area, a recent study reports, prompting concern from city leaders who wrestle with the university for power.

Neighborhood's Prolonged Protests Lead City Council To Shut Down Brothers Liquor
After a decade of residents complaining about drug dealing, public drunkenness and prostitution outside Brothers Liquor, the Berkeley City Council revoked the store's license at its last meeting.

News in Brief: Wen Ho Lee Speaks at Cody's Bookstore About His Book ‘My Country Versus Me'
Wen Ho Lee, the former UC employee at Los Alamos National Laboratory accused of spying, spoke at a packed reading at a Berkeley bookstore Saturday.

Page 2 Interview -- Stephanie Grodin, UC Berkeley Freshman
Q: When did you come back to Berkeley?

Clinton to Give Exclusive Speech During Visit to UC Berkeley
Former President Bill Clinton is expected to speak at UC Berkeley next week.


Sports

Cougars Help Bears Stay Unbeaten at Haas
The Wizards of Haas continued their mastery Saturday evening with a 90-57 defeat of Washington State.

Second-Half Heroics Propel Women's Hoops to First Pac-10 Win
In a Saturday tilt between teams mired in long losing streaks, one squad presented a unified front, fought tooth-and-nail, hustled to win the rebounding battle and actually liked playing for its coach.

New and Old Talents Contribute to Cal's Dominating Season Opener
The Cal rugby team opened its season in typically dominant fashion with a 96-7 demolition Saturday of Humboldt State.

Sports in Brief: Men's Gym Extends Streak Against Gauchos
The No. 4 Cal men's gymnastics team opened its season by downing No. 18 UC Santa Barbara, 202.500-191.550 Friday night at the RSF Field House.


Opinion

First Time Tales
When she was 15, a girl I know went on a retreat with her church group for purposes of "revival, a sort of cleansing of the soul, purifying the mind, spiritually realizing religious connections." This kind of thing is a little foreign to me, as I have never been a member of a church group. I asked her what it was like.

Editorial: City Fears Campus Growth, But Welcomes Money, Jobs
The city of Berkeley needs to relax its constant reproach of university expansion and wake up to economic reality.

Letters to the Editor: ASUC Senator's Decision to Leave Party Defended
My decision to leave Student Action was multifaceted ("ASUC Senator Drops Out of Student Action," Dec. 7). All that SB 128 (A Bill in Support of Financial Accountability) did was make the ASUC play by the rules it sets for itself. It tried to ease some of the political nonsense that is ever present in the Association.

Editorial Art by Tramaine de Senna


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