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Issue #524 :: Friday, April 19, 2002

Top Headlines

Rugby: With Clark's Future Hazy, Cal Embarks On Postseason
There may be intrigue and turmoil swirling, but the Cal rugby team is focused on the business at hand, namely the beginning of another potential title run.

There and Back Again
While it's currently deadline for this story, my laptop still reads 2:26 a.m. In a ridiculous stroke of good fortune, I went on a press trip to the Côte d'Azur (Azure Coast) of France last week. Yes, all expenses were paid, and no, I didn't compromise my journalistic integrity by going.

ASUC Bill Lauding U.S. Foreign Policy Quashed in Senate
A bill in support of President Bush was emphatically voted down at Wednesday's ASUC Senate meeting.

Softball: Pac-10 Heavies Headed To Town
When your conference contains six of the top teams in the country, you don't get many gimmes.

News

ASUC Bill Lauding U.S. Foreign Policy Quashed in Senate
A bill in support of President Bush was emphatically voted down at Wednesday's ASUC Senate meeting.

University Medal Awarded To International Volunteer
Each year, UC Berkeley awards one graduating senior the University Medal for academic excellence and outstanding community involvement, and this year's medalist holds an extensive record of commitment to people in developing countries.

Students Protest ‘Racist' T-Shirts From Abercrombie & Fitch Line
UC Berkeley students joined a large crowd of people to protest Abercrombie & Fitch's new line of clothing last night in San Francisco, accusing the company of marketing racist T-shirts.

Recent Elections Boast One of Highest Voter Participation Rates
This year's ASUC elections generated one of the highest voter turnouts ever reported, as approximately 8,000 students voted.

UC Berkeley to Receive Funding For Upgrade of Research Centers
Two UC Berkeley research institutes are expected to receive substantial funds from the California State Legislature for new construction projects on campus.

Multitudes Expected To Converge For Cal Day
Throngs of visitors are expected to inundate UC Berkeley over the weekend, seeking to experience the best of what the university has to offer.

Feature Photo: Man at Work




Sports

Rugby: With Clark's Future Hazy, Cal Embarks On Postseason
There may be intrigue and turmoil swirling, but the Cal rugby team is focused on the business at hand, namely the beginning of another potential title run.

Softball: Pac-10 Heavies Headed To Town
When your conference contains six of the top teams in the country, you don't get many gimmes.

Sports in Brief: M. Tennis Faces Stiff SoCal Tests
The No. 19 Cal men's tennis team concludes its regular season this weekend against No. 2 UCLA and No. 13 USC in what should be a good test before the postseason begins.


Opinion

Editorial Art by Tramaine de Senna


There and Back Again
While it's currently deadline for this story, my laptop still reads 2:26 a.m. In a ridiculous stroke of good fortune, I went on a press trip to the Côte d'Azur (Azure Coast) of France last week. Yes, all expenses were paid, and no, I didn't compromise my journalistic integrity by going.

Editorial: Sacrificing for Security's Sake in Higher Education
The U.S. government has been of late negotiating a nebulous course between increasing security and violating individual liberty.

Letters to the Editor: Writer Mischaracterized Role of Free Will in Islam
This is in response to Dinesh D'Souza, who made extremely ignorant and intolerable statements regarding Muslims, Islam and free will during his lecture on Wednesday sponsored by the Berkeley College Republican Club ("In Lecture to Students, Conservative Writer Praises Liberty, Free Will," April 17). D'Souza said that "(Free will tells Muslims) I don't have to listen to Allah, only to my inner self."

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