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Issue #511 :: Tuesday, April 2, 2002

Top Headlines

Hopeful Bears Start First Spring Practice Under Tedford
No one needs a fresh start as much as the Cal football team, and the Bears got started on that path yesterday with the first day of spring practice.

Loosen Up
You've had a week to loosen up. Now that you're back from your week of supposed spring break debauchery, it won't seem so "taboo" to engage in some different kinds of sex-especially since we realized just before spring break why it's not that taboo at all, and we got logistics out of the way. Time to penetrate.

Some Students At UC Berkeley Planning To Join Israeli Army
A group of Israeli UC Berkeley students may soon be joining the front lines of the stand-off between Israelis and Palestinians in the Middle East.

Men's Swimming: Dominant Ervin Leads Shorthanded Cal To Sixth-Place Finish at Nationals
Spring break is over, and the athletes of the Cal men's swimming team can finally rest.

News

Campaign for External Affairs VP Offers Wide Scope of Platforms
Increasing the student voice in city and state politics is the overarching theme of this year's campaigns for External Affairs Vice President.

Fugitive Arrested On Drug Charges, DEA Seizes Marijuana Plants
Drug Enforcement Administration agents seized in West Berkeley more than 300 marijuana plants and arrested Monday morning a fugitive wanted on drugs charges.

Some Students At UC Berkeley Planning To Join Israeli Army
A group of Israeli UC Berkeley students may soon be joining the front lines of the stand-off between Israelis and Palestinians in the Middle East.

News in Brief: Cal Debate Team Goes to Semifinals
In the largest debate competition of the year, the Cal Debate Team made it to the national semifinals in Denver last week.

Researchers Link Reduced Health Risks With Weekly Church Attendance
If you haven't been going to church, you may have been cutting years off your life, according to a new study by UC Berkeley researchers and state health officials.

New Hulk Movie To Be Filmed at Berkeley Lab, Bay Area in April
Starting April 19, Hollywood will again be in Berkeley-this time to film the highly anticipated "The Hulk" at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


Sports

Hopeful Bears Start First Spring Practice Under Tedford
No one needs a fresh start as much as the Cal football team, and the Bears got started on that path yesterday with the first day of spring practice.

Men's Swimming: Dominant Ervin Leads Shorthanded Cal To Sixth-Place Finish at Nationals
Spring break is over, and the athletes of the Cal men's swimming team can finally rest.

Women's Tennis: Bears Bounce Back, Beat Huskies to Earn Split With Washington Schools
After consecutive losses, the latest to Pac-10 doormat Washington State on Firday, the No. 20 Cal women's tennis team took a good look in the mirror.

Sports In Brief: Baseball Returns to Evans For Rematch With Broncos
After playing its last six games on the road, the Cal baseball team (19-14, 3-3 in Pac-10) returns to Berkeley to host Santa Clara (12-18) today at 2 p.m. at Evans Diamond.

Athlete of the Week: Emily Edwards, Lacrosse
Considering the Cal women's lacrosse team played four games in seven days last week, fatigue should have set in for Bears attacker Emily Edwards.


Opinion

Loosen Up
You've had a week to loosen up. Now that you're back from your week of supposed spring break debauchery, it won't seem so "taboo" to engage in some different kinds of sex-especially since we realized just before spring break why it's not that taboo at all, and we got logistics out of the way. Time to penetrate.

Editorial Cartoon by Darrin Bell


Editorial: SAT I Is Broken, But Not Beyond Repair
By 2006, high school students applying to UC will be taking a different test. But what it will look like is presently undecided.

Counterpoint: Students Must Support Palestinian Human Rights
The U.N. Security Council passed an emergency resolution this past Saturday calling for the immediate evacuation of Israel's military from several Palestinian cities. Israel's military continues to bombard refugee camps, occupy Arafat's headquarters, and send out roving death squads licensed to assassinate whomever they want.

Counterpoint: Democracy and Israel Need Student Defense
Supporting Israel offers the young of our generation an opportunity to engage in meaningful activity that supports the tenets of freedom and democracy. We, as the youth of this decade, possess a responsibility to uphold justice and to promote the ideals of progressivism and democracy. We must attain a level of understanding, taking action that can effect a lasting and positive change. Supporting Israel provides this opportunity.

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