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Issue #515 :: Monday, April 8, 2002

Top Headlines

Cheating Death
I've begun to take up praying every evening before I go to work, in the hope of being prepared to die.

Football: Bears Pad Up For Long Road Ahead
The smell of freshly cut grass, the sound of baby birds chirping away and the sight of flowers in bloom-that is what spring is supposed to be.

Campus Will Cap Admits After 2010, Plan States
UC Berkeley plans to cap enrollment at 32,500 students, campus administrators announced at a meeting with students Friday.

Drama-Queen Bears Grand-Slam Win in 15th
If the Cal baseball team has perfected anything this season, it's pulling off the dramatic win.

News

Campus Will Cap Admits After 2010, Plan States
UC Berkeley plans to cap enrollment at 32,500 students, campus administrators announced at a meeting with students Friday.

Indus Mixes Old, New in Annual Show
Whoops, cheers and other encouragement from the audience lent the 16th annual Indus culture show a lively and raucous atmosphere.

Woman Raped At Marina After Accepting Ride From Stranger
A woman was raped twice Saturday night at the Berkeley marina after accepting a ride from a man posing as a good samaritan, police said.

Officials Identify Apparent Suicide Victim as UC Berkeley Student
The man who fell to his death from Evans Hall Thursday has been identified as 19-year-old UC Berkeley student Kevin Hogue-a junior in the College of Letters and Science.

Research Shows Upping Vitamin Intake May Fight Genetic Diseases
Debunking widespread belief that vitamins are merely for the young and the elderly, UC Berkeley researchers have shown that extremely high doses of some vitamins can help treat a variety of inheritable diseases and slow the aging process.

Berkeley Study Links Soda to High Childhood Obesity Rates
As childhood obesity continues to rise around the country, a new study by Berkeley researchers blames the problem on too much soda pop in schools.

News In Brief: Lauded UC Berkeley Professor Dies
Michael M. Laurie, a UC Berkeley professor emeritus of landscape architecture, died last Tuesday. He was 69.

Corrections
The caption for Tuesday's article "New Hulk Movie To Be Filmed at Berkeley Lab, Bay Area in April" should have stated that the top photograph was the Advanced Light Source, not the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.


Sports

Football: Bears Pad Up For Long Road Ahead
The smell of freshly cut grass, the sound of baby birds chirping away and the sight of flowers in bloom-that is what spring is supposed to be.

Drama-Queen Bears Grand-Slam Win in 15th
If the Cal baseball team has perfected anything this season, it's pulling off the dramatic win.

Women's Tennis: Cal Doubles Up For Win Over USC
The doubles game is rarely appreciated.

Women's Water Polo: Cal Captures Two Games In Strong Weekend Play
The No. 4 Cal women's water polo team finished off a stretch of three games in three days in style with wins over conference rivals Cal State Northridge and No. 5 Long Beach State.

Track and Field: Cal Distaff Dominates Davis Invite; Men Third
DAVIS-While one of the Cal track and field teams is taking care of business, the other is demanding patience from the team, coaches and fans.


Opinion

Cheating Death
I've begun to take up praying every evening before I go to work, in the hope of being prepared to die.

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