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Issue #500 :: Tuesday, March 12, 2002

Top Headlines

Three's a Charm?
Why limit yourself to one person? "One girl: good. Two girls: really good. Three girls: really, really good."

Disappointment for Cal at NIST
They were better than average. Better than at least four other teams. But they wanted to be better than that.

Prostitution Allegations Result In Massage Parlor's Closure
Berkeley police announced yesterday that a raid and search of a Downtown Berkeley "massage studio," resulted in the arrest of the owner on suspicion of pimping, pandering and conspiracy.

Editorial: Tax Payers, Tuition and The U.S. Constitution
Joshua Markowitz may have moved to California, he may have a California driver license, and he may be registered to vote in California. But that isn't enough to justify California tax-payers subsiziding his education.

News

‘Carnival-Like' Spring-Break Parties Come Under Fire by Health Official
With spring break on the horizon, the soon-to-be chair of the American Medical Association has targeted tour companies that promote heavy drinking and partying by college students on vacation during their recess from school.

Progressive Leaders Prepare Candidate for Mayoral Election
A group of progressive Berkeley leaders suggested challengers to moderate Mayor Shirley Dean for the upcoming November election at a private meeting Sunday.

CalWORKS Jeopardized as Result of State Budget Cuts
One suitcase, a bus ticket and $40 in her pocket was all Kathleen Jones-West had when she came to Berkeley to turn her life around.

News in Brief: Distribution of Publication Begins
Berkeley College Republicans have reprinted the February issue of the California Patriot and are distributing it this week.

Prostitution Allegations Result In Massage Parlor's Closure
Berkeley police announced yesterday that a raid and search of a Downtown Berkeley "massage studio," resulted in the arrest of the owner on suspicion of pimping, pandering and conspiracy.

Man Found Dead in Evans Hall, Police Investigating Cause
A man who colleagues identified as a UC Berkeley student was found dead in an Evans Hall office yesterday afternoon.


Sports

Disappointment for Cal at NIST
They were better than average. Better than at least four other teams. But they wanted to be better than that.

Men's Swimming: Depth, Draganja Help Bears Earn Second Place at Loaded Pac-10s
In a perfect reflection of the dual meet season, the No. 4 Cal men's swimming team finished second at the 2002 Pac-10 Championships in Long Beach, Calif. with 708.5 points, behind only No. 1 Stanford's 918.

Water Polo: Bears Send Message, Demolish Overmatched Irvine, SDSU
How to Demoralize Your Opponents 101-with an emphasis on competitive prowess over UC Irvine and San Diego State.

Women's Tennis Earns Split in Desert
Bear's captain Christina Fusano is sick of playing Arizona State on their home turf.

Sports in Brief: Women's Lacrosse Sweeps Up on Road
The Cal women's lacrosse team swept its two-game road trip to Colorado last weekend, defeating Colorado College 11-8 Sunday after getting revenge against the University of Denver Saturday.


Opinion

Three's a Charm?
Why limit yourself to one person? "One girl: good. Two girls: really good. Three girls: really, really good."

Editorial: Tax Payers, Tuition and The U.S. Constitution
Joshua Markowitz may have moved to California, he may have a California driver license, and he may be registered to vote in California. But that isn't enough to justify California tax-payers subsiziding his education.

Letters to the Editor: ASUC Elections Need to Be Conducted Online
With all due respect to the League of Women Voters and their excellent work performed for ASUC elections, members Nancy Bickel and Jane Coulter are incorrect in their assertion that "...so far electronic solutions have not resulted in smoother or faster elections" ("ASUC Elections," Feb. 28). In fact, the Class Pass student fee election held on campus last November was not only smoother and faster, but also cheaper and had a larger voter turnout than any of the three previous student fee elections.

Editorial Cartoon by Darrin Bell


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