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Issue #479 :: Wednesday, February 13, 2002

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‘Protection Guide' to Help Medical Emergency Crews Inside Buildings
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers are currently developing a "Building Occupant Protection Guide" to provide information to emergency crews in the case of an attack involving chemical or biological agents.

Despite Tamir's Superstar Saturday, the Bears Are No One-Man Show
Because a different player steps up every time out, it has to be an unusual task for an opponent to plan how to slow down the Cal men's basketball team on offense.

Quality-Who Cares?
I ate at McDonald's recently. Upon reading the last sentence, you may be feeling a small degree of sorrow for me, being that I paid to eat microwaved, fatty food that probably won't help my health. Well, you shouldn't feel too bad; eating at McDonald's is nothing short of a great culinary experience.

Photography Exhibit Focuses On Plight of Modern Refugees
As hundreds without seats chanted outside Wheeler Auditorium, an audience inside strained to hear famed photographer Sebastião Salgado speak Monday night about his series "Migrations," currently on exhibit at Berkeley Art Museum.

News

Photography Exhibit Focuses On Plight of Modern Refugees
As hundreds without seats chanted outside Wheeler Auditorium, an audience inside strained to hear famed photographer Sebastião Salgado speak Monday night about his series "Migrations," currently on exhibit at Berkeley Art Museum.

American Scholars Publish Letter In Support of War Against Terrorism
It may surprise some that UC Berkeley is represented in an open letter by 60 academics that supports the U.S.-led war on terrorism as a "just war."

Berkeley Lab Analyzes Air Near Former Trade Towers
The air around the site of the collapsed Twin Towers last October was the most polluted air ever recorded in the world, according to a study released Monday.

Berkeley Schools' Budget Decrease May Result in Work-Force Cutbacks
Berkeley Unified School District staff and faculty may face layoffs during the next month as a result of a $5 million shortfall in the district's budget.

Archaeologist Believes All Roots Can Be Traced to Africa
Archeologist Paris Williams said last night that all of the world's history can be traced to Africa, during a lecture to a small group at the South Branch of the Berkeley Public Library.

News in Brief: Men Allegedly Try to Rob Police Officer
Three suspects were arrested in connection with the attempted robbery of an off-duty Albany police officer and the assault of an Albany resident in Berkeley Tuesday night, police said.


Sports

Despite Tamir's Superstar Saturday, the Bears Are No One-Man Show
Because a different player steps up every time out, it has to be an unusual task for an opponent to plan how to slow down the Cal men's basketball team on offense.

If You Scratch the Surface, There's a Long Way to Go
Sports and civil rights seemed to go hand in hand. Not that I was alive during this time, but the remnants of this era can still be seen.

Hockey Shoots Into Playoffs With Smashing of Stanford
The Cal ice hockey team is heading to the playoffs after defeating Stanford 7-5 at Berkeley Iceland last Thursday night.

Sports in Brief: Soccer Starts Head To Pro Ranks
Chris Roner and Leo Krupnik of the Cal men's soccer team were taken in the 2002 Major League Soccer SuperDraft Sunday.


Opinion

Quality-Who Cares?
I ate at McDonald's recently. Upon reading the last sentence, you may be feeling a small degree of sorrow for me, being that I paid to eat microwaved, fatty food that probably won't help my health. Well, you shouldn't feel too bad; eating at McDonald's is nothing short of a great culinary experience.

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