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Issue #488 :: Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Top Headlines

Late Surge Lifts Bears Over Centenary
It's one of the funny things about sports. A team can be outplayed for the entire game and still come out with the win if it shows up in the end.

Axifying Evil
Thanks to Iran, Iraq and North Korea, President Bush may just sneak his way into a second term in the White House.

A New, Faster Combination of Processors and Memory
A new kind of fast computer chip invented at UC Berkeley will soon be manufactured commercially.

Three Fraternity Members Arrested In Connection with Attempted Theft
Delta Kappa Epsilon members were caught early Sunday morning allegedly attempting to steal a goat from Tilden Nature Area.

News

Aroner Writes Amendment to Bond Measure
UC Berkeley undergraduate Jimmy Bryant said he skipped dinner Monday night because housing costs have devoured his budget. He and two roommates pay $1,300 a month for a small apartment in a crime-ridden Oakland neighborhood. Last year he dropped out of school because he could not afford housing.

Mayor Dean Proposes Raise For Firefighters
The Berkeley City Council considered last night a pay raise for firefighters amid complaints that their benefit packages pale in comparison to those of the city's police officers.

Copies of California Patriot Stolen; Publication Staff Allegedly Harassed
Police at UC Berkeley are investigating the theft of 3,000 copies of the California Patriot, a conservative campus monthly, as well as the alleged harassment of the publication's distributors.

Three Fraternity Members Arrested In Connection with Attempted Theft
Delta Kappa Epsilon members were caught early Sunday morning allegedly attempting to steal a goat from Tilden Nature Area.

Memorial Held In Honor of Slain Reporter
UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism held an event yesterday in honor of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, recently killed by his abductors in Pakistan.

UC Regent Retiring After 13 Years of Policy-Making
Capping off more than 50 years of involvement with UC, William Bagley will complete his term on the UC Board of Regents March 1.

News in Brief: Man Stabbed in Head on Southside
A man was stabbed in the head on Durant Avenue near Piedmont Avenue last night following an argument, police said.

Pedestrian Overpass Eases Transit Between Berkeley, Bay Shoreline
The new overpass above the I-80 freeway exclusively for pedestrians, bicyclists and other types of nonmotorist traffic officially opens today.


Sports

Late Surge Lifts Bears Over Centenary
It's one of the funny things about sports. A team can be outplayed for the entire game and still come out with the win if it shows up in the end.

Cal Makes It Looks Easy Against Utah After Knocking Off No. 1
Like an all-star major league pitcher on his game, the Cal men's tennis team threw a shutout Tuesday at the Hellman Tennis Center, defeating Utah, 7-0.

Gaels Threaten With Seconds Left, But Can't Get Past Bears
Perched upon Tightwad Hill, a tiny group watched the Cal women's lacrosse team take on St. Mary's yesterday at Memorial Stadium.

Far From Campus, Women's Rugby Takes Down Top-Ranked Chico State
While the Cal men's rugby team was brawling University of British Columbia up on Witter Field last Saturday, the Cal women's rugby team battled Chico State in the muddy trenches of Berkeley's industrial flats.

Sports in Brief: W. Golf Smashes Records In Win
The Cal women's golf team opened its spring season in record style by winning the Bay Area Classic at Hiddenbrooke Country Club in Vallejo.


Opinion

Axifying Evil
Thanks to Iran, Iraq and North Korea, President Bush may just sneak his way into a second term in the White House.

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