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Issue #518 :: Thursday, April 11, 2002

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Shifting Perspectives
This is not at all what I expected, she said. My mom was born, raised and spent all her life in the Swedish counterpart of Nashville, Tennessee. She never went to high school or college and doesn't really speak any foreign languages.

Men's Tennis: Cal Comeback Falls One Match Short Against Cardinal
Never has losing been so fulfilling as it was Wednesday.

Concert Review: Making a Fine Art Out Of Pushing it to the Max
Two songs into their staggering performance at the Great American Music Hall last Monday night, the Austin, Texas based rock group ... And You Shall Know Them By the Trail of Dead announced, as an explanation for some possible turbulence ahead, that their equipment was on its final legs. By the end of the show, it was quite clear why.

ASUC Senate Moves to Kill Adeyemo's ‘One Campus'
ASUC President Wally Adeyemo's One Campus Campaign died last night on the ASUC Senate floor after a bill to eliminate its funding passed in the closing minutes of the meeting.

News

Bay Area Competes in National Bid To Host 2012 Summer Olympics
The Summer Olympics may be coming to UC Berkeley in 10 years, as a revised plan released Monday promises volleyball finals will be held on campus if the Bay Area wins the bid for the 2012 olympics.

Local ‘God Bless You' Man Remembered at Memorial
The homeless man famous for greeting students as they walked to class through Sather Lane was remembered yesterday as "cut from a different mold."

New Members Of Judicial Council Raise Concerns in ASUC Senate
As the ASUC Judicial Council prepares to hear alleged campaign violations starting next week, the nine-member body has added two new members.

Explosion Could Collapse Part of Bay Bridge, Prof Says
Renowned UC Berkeley professor Abolhassan Astaneh continues to incite opposition with his claim that the Bay Bridge will not withstand a terrorist attack.

ASUC Senate Moves to Kill Adeyemo's ‘One Campus'
ASUC President Wally Adeyemo's One Campus Campaign died last night on the ASUC Senate floor after a bill to eliminate its funding passed in the closing minutes of the meeting.


Sports

Men's Tennis: Cal Comeback Falls One Match Short Against Cardinal
Never has losing been so fulfilling as it was Wednesday.

Softball: Cal Knocks Off Spartans in Rare Home Game
The Cal softball team doesn't get many chances to play in front of a home crowd. But playing only their fourth game at Berkeley's Levine-Fricke Field in over two months, the Bears put on a show.

Women's Water Polo: Bears Face Uphill Battle Against Rival Stanford
Even a number-crunching applied math major at Cal, brimming with school pride and a severe case of myopia, could not dispute that No. 2 Stanford women's water polo team is currently better than the No. 4 Bears.


Arts & Entertainment

Concert Review: Making a Fine Art Out Of Pushing it to the Max
Two songs into their staggering performance at the Great American Music Hall last Monday night, the Austin, Texas based rock group ... And You Shall Know Them By the Trail of Dead announced, as an explanation for some possible turbulence ahead, that their equipment was on its final legs. By the end of the show, it was quite clear why.

Gallery Review: ‘Precious' Art Ranges From Dark to Lucid
Paintings are a lot like people. You stick a bunch of them in a room together and stuff happens. Maybe the tacky-Hawaiian-print-clad boorish personalities in the room start butting heads. Or perhaps everyone just finds everyone else insipid and boring and retreats to their respective corners. But sometimes, the dynamic is just right.

Movie Review: Latino Myths Dispelled by Real Emotion In ‘Bride'
The most intimate and emotionally real film of the year is a foreign film, and it's not "Amelie."

Music Reviews
It is inevitably calming and beautiful listening to Ali Akbar Khan's hour long single track CD From Father To Son.

White Space