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Issue #501 :: Wednesday, March 13, 2002

Top Headlines

UC Regents Discuss Fate of SAT in Admissions
The UC Board of Regents held the first of two special information sessions yesterday to discuss replacing the aptitude-based SAT I with a core achievement exam by 2006.

Bears Have Little Trouble Against Bumbling USF
During yesterday's baseball game between Cal and the University of San Francisco, the most exciting part of the game occurred outside the diamond.

Please Step to the Left
I have come to dread walking through Sproul Plaza, especially during midday when the place is packed shoulder-to-shoulder with all kinds of Berkeleyans.

Miniature Device Harnesses Energy Lost in Vibration
If the prospect of replacing worn-out Walkman batteries sounds annoying and time consuming, try doing it for a hundred devices, each no bigger than a fingernail.

News

Body Identified by Officials As Former UC Berkeley Student
A man found dead in Evans Hall Monday has been identified as Nicolai Rosen, a 20-year-old UC Berkeley student.

Competition Provides Springboard For Businesses
Much is at stake as the final judging of the Haas business competition, soon to be underway, will determine the future of many CEO-hopefuls at UC Berkeley.

UC Regents Discuss Fate of SAT in Admissions
The UC Board of Regents held the first of two special information sessions yesterday to discuss replacing the aptitude-based SAT I with a core achievement exam by 2006.

Latino Organization on Campus Target of Hate Mail, Anthrax Scare
The Center for Latin American Studies, an independent research center on the UC Berkeley campus, received a letter yesterday allegedly containing racial slurs and suspicious white powder.

Campus Housing Program Lets Students Live with Profs
UC Berkeley will be the second campus in the UC system to offer students a chance to live with their professors, campus architects and planners announced Monday.

Professor Emeritus Remembered
Family and friends gathered at the Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland Thursday for a private ceremony to bury Professor Emeritus Henry Rapoport.


Sports

Bears Have Little Trouble Against Bumbling USF
During yesterday's baseball game between Cal and the University of San Francisco, the most exciting part of the game occurred outside the diamond.

M. Hoops: Bears to Face Kansas in Return to Pete Newell Challenge
Even with the NCAA Tournament two days away, it's not too early for the Cal men's basketball team to get ready for next season.

No One Knows Random Like The NCAA
What has the NCAA done now? The process of determining the NCAA "Champion" in football is already confusing and corrupt. Now even your average third grader knows this years "regions" make no sense.

Sports in Brief: Coughlin One of Five for Sullivan
The honors just don't stop rolling in for Natalie Coughlin.

Editor's Note
So everyone is dumping anywhere from five to only God knows how much money in office, dorm and any other group that can get together pools only to see the person who picked their teams based on their favorite colors win the cash.

How Cal Can End Up In Atlanta
Can Cal make a run to the Sweet Sixteen and beyond?

South: Blue Devils Primed for Another Title
So what's cookin' in the South this year?

Cincy Will Have To Work To Escape West
The problem with the West Regional is that there are six teams good enough to go to the Final Four, but only one of them can.

Maryland Will Decide How The East Is Won
The East region of this year's NCAA Tournament could best be described by this simple motto.

Midwest: Williams' Time Has Finally Come
In the Midwest region, Kansas is in line to finally give its much respected coach, Roy Williams, a shot at the national title.


Opinion

Please Step to the Left
I have come to dread walking through Sproul Plaza, especially during midday when the place is packed shoulder-to-shoulder with all kinds of Berkeleyans.

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