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Issue #512 :: Wednesday, April 3, 2002

Top Headlines

Cal's Five-Run Ninth Caps Another Comeback
April Fool's came a day late for fans of the Cal baseball team.

Molecular Natural Selection Discovered
If Charles Darwin, the father of evolutionary theory, were alive today he would likely have a smirk on his face, saying "I told you so."

UC Suspends Study Abroad Program in Israel
On the same day the U.S. government urged Americans to vacate Jerusalem, UC decided to pull its Education Abroad Program to Israel.

The Dark Side
It's strange finally to be on this side for the first time. Previously, I was on the other, darker side, eager to get my message across concerning issues that are no longer relevant to me now that I've been converted to this side.

News

UC Suspends Study Abroad Program in Israel
On the same day the U.S. government urged Americans to vacate Jerusalem, UC decided to pull its Education Abroad Program to Israel.

Participants Disagree with Decision to Halt Program
Past, present and prospective UC Berkeley students in the Education Abroad Program in Israel expressed disappointment over UC's decision to suspend the program yesterday because of the escalating violence.

ASUC Campaigners Face Hard Labor, Long Hours
Standing on Sproul Plaza shouting catchy campaign slogans by day and scrawling platform information on city sidewalks by night-that's the life of an ASUC campaigner in the days leading up to the big election.

Bill Aims to Extend Pay Period For University Military Volunteers
University employees who leave their jobs to serve in the military may get salary compensation for up to a year if UC approves a new proposal.

Police Hope New Program Will Reduce Parking Meter Vandalism
In an effort to curb an increase in parking meter vandalism, the Berkeley Police Department will launch a new surveillance program in the next few days to catch criminals in the act.

News in Brief: Protesters March Down University Avenue
In the midst of the wave of violence in the Middle East, a group of pro-Palestinian demonstrators marched down University Avenue last night, eventually causing the closure of I-80 offramps.

ASUC Novices, Current Senators Vie for Office of Executive VP
The race for Executive Vice President pits old ASUC senate rivals against some fresh faces seeking to change the student government from the outside.


Sports

Tedford Ready To Do Things His Way-So Are The Bears
Editor's Note: Jeff Tedford held his first

Cal's Five-Run Ninth Caps Another Comeback
April Fool's came a day late for fans of the Cal baseball team.

Men's Hoops: Gabriel Hughes Granted Release From Scholarship
The Cal men's basketball team's frontline just got a little thinner.

Women's Swimming: Coughlin Breaks More Records as Cal Takes Seventh at NCAA Championships
They just don't make records like they used to.

Men's Gymnastics: Bears Boasts Most Complete Team Heading to Most Important Meet
After a stellar performance at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships, the No. 6 Cal men's gymnastics team looks forward to the one meet it has been waiting for all year-the NCAA Championships, which start tomorrow in Norman, Okla.

Sports in Brief: Women's Golf Faces Tough Competition
A three-week break might have given the No. 20 Cal women's golf team some much-needed rest, but the competition at the PING/ASU Invitational might give the Bears a rude awakening.


Opinion

The Dark Side
It's strange finally to be on this side for the first time. Previously, I was on the other, darker side, eager to get my message across concerning issues that are no longer relevant to me now that I've been converted to this side.

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