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Issue #516 :: Tuesday, April 9, 2002

Top Headlines

Cal Third At NCAAs For Second Year In A Row
Just like last year, they qualified for the finals. Just like last year, they posted their best score of this season in the final. But just like last year, the Cal men's gymnastics team came up short.

Fun with Familiar
Monogamous relationships can get stale. Not to say you should avoid them. It's normal to look up at the ceiling and wonder if it's you, them or the star alignments.

UC Department Torn Over Corn Research
Faculty in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology are organizing to destroy the reputation of one of their own, says UC Berkeley Associate Professor Miguel Altieri.

Men's Tennis: Cal-Stanford A Little Bigger This Time Around
Cal men's tennis coach Peter Wright was born in 1963.

News

Berkeley Researchers Advance Understanding of Brain Function
Modern science has been able to reveal the molecular basis of cancer, explore the structure of the atom and search for life in the heavens.

Coughlin Meets Her Match at Sullivan
It seems like a simple question, but Cal women's swimming coach Teri McKeever has to clarify it when asked who Natalie Coughlin's peers are.

UC Adds New Defendants to Enron Lawsuit
UC's case against Enron was expanded yesterday as a slew of new banks and law firms were added as defendants for allegedly helping to conceal loans and inflate profits.

UC Department Torn Over Corn Research
Faculty in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology are organizing to destroy the reputation of one of their own, says UC Berkeley Associate Professor Miguel Altieri.

Proposed Racial Privacy Initiative Results in Baseball Team Boycott
Guilty by association. That's what city leaders in San Diego are saying about UC Regent John Moores, owner of the San Diego Padres, who held a fundraiser last week for fellow Regent Ward Connerly's Racial Privacy Initiative.

Chancellor Urges ‘Civil Discourse' At Rallies
Administrators and police at UC Berkeley are bracing themselves for what many expect may be a violent clash between Palestinian and Jewish student groups.


Sports

Softball: One Beavers Bomb Keeps Cal from Three-Game Sweep of Oregon Schools
You can throw a great game, but one pitch can make all the difference.

Men's Tennis: Cal-Stanford A Little Bigger This Time Around
Cal men's tennis coach Peter Wright was born in 1963.

Cal Third At NCAAs For Second Year In A Row
Just like last year, they qualified for the finals. Just like last year, they posted their best score of this season in the final. But just like last year, the Cal men's gymnastics team came up short.

Sports in Brief: 15-0 Rugby Trounces UCSB
If the Cal rugby team had any need for extra confidence going into the postseason, it got what it needed Saturday.


Opinion

Fun with Familiar
Monogamous relationships can get stale. Not to say you should avoid them. It's normal to look up at the ceiling and wonder if it's you, them or the star alignments.

Letters to the Editor: Holocaust Remembrance Day to See Protest
Today is Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day in which Jews all over the world remember the six million Jews who perished in the attempted genocide of the Jewish people. Many of you reading this may have seen students standing on Sproul Plaza near the Martin Luther King, Jr., Student Union, reading names as part of a 24 hour name reading of victims, sponsored by the Jewish Student Union. It is a poignant and emotional event for all involved, made even more so with the current violence and fighting in the Middle East. We are remembering the horrible violence of 60 years ago in the midst of violence in Israel.

Editorial: Monorails, Militias and Other University Policies
A dorm room full of beds stacked to the ceiling, like bunks on submarines, may someday be the situation welcoming incoming freshmen to UC Berkeley.

Editorial Art by Deana Sobel


ASUC Elections Endorsements 2002: To Our Readers
Each year, the Senior Editorial Board of The Daily Californian holds an ASUC candidates forum in order to give the candidates an opportunity to present their platforms and plans for the next year.

ASUC Elections Endorsements 2002
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