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Issue #531 :: Monday, April 29, 2002

Top Headlines

Football: On Both Ends of the Field, Bears Look Solid in Spring Practice Finale
At the Cal football team's annual Blue and Gold Scrimmage Saturday, 1,500 fans got to watch both the offense and the defense get confident.

Numbers and Noise
It seems as if one out of every two UC Berkeley students imagines himself or herself to be Mario Savio incarnate, with throngs of supporters and megaphones to boot.

Judicial Council Delays Election Results Again
It is more than two weeks after the ASUC election polls closed, and there is no telling when we'll know the winners.

In A Comedy Of Errors, Softball Splits With UW
It may not be commonly mistaken for Error's den in Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queen, but Levine-Fricke Field in Berkeley had plenty of errors on display this weekend.

News

Correction
The photo caption accompanying Friday's article "University Takes Its Children to Work" should have stated that Tabitha Bryon is the daughter of Tanya Leigh Jansen, a business services supervisor for communication and network services.

Feature Photo: Facing The Dragon


Professors Tap Hip-Hop World For Greater Social Awareness
In an attempt to forge a relationship between hip-hop culture and academia, UC Berkeley's African American Studies Department held a three-day hip-hop conference to discuss the pressing social issues addressed by the music genre.

Judicial Council Delays Election Results Again
It is more than two weeks after the ASUC election polls closed, and there is no telling when we'll know the winners.

Researchers Zoom in on Mechanism of Evolution
Charles Darwin brought the world the theory of evolution on a macrolevel. Now, UC Berkeley researchers are presenting the world a view of evolution at a molecular level.

Fraternity Party Attracts Large Crowd Despite Alcohol Ban
Pepsi appeared to be the drink of choice among most partygoers at Acacia's "Night of the Nile" party Saturday night. But a newly imposed university moratorium on alcohol at large Greek parties did not succeed in keeping liquor out.

UC Berkeley Welcomes Special Olympics Event
UC Berkeley played host to the Special Olympics' Northern California basketball championship yesterday afternoon at the Haas Pavilion.

Ralph Nader Warns of Corporate Power Surge in Government
Calling the federal government "an arm of the corporations," consumer advocate and 2000 presidential candidate Ralph Nader warned of the increasing codependence between America's public and private sectors in Friday's speech.


Sports

Baseball: Huskies Complete Cal Sweep With 11th Inning Heroics
Washington left fielder Tyler Davidson is projected to be a high pick in June's Major League Baseball Draft after being named the No. 59 collegiate prospect by Baseball America.

Football: On Both Ends of the Field, Bears Look Solid in Spring Practice Finale
At the Cal football team's annual Blue and Gold Scrimmage Saturday, 1,500 fans got to watch both the offense and the defense get confident.

In A Comedy Of Errors, Softball Splits With UW
It may not be commonly mistaken for Error's den in Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queen, but Levine-Fricke Field in Berkeley had plenty of errors on display this weekend.

Lacrosse: Cal Fights Back But Can't Get Past Card to Close Regular Season
Within the first 10 minutes, the game appeared to be over.

Track: Bears Get Ready For Stanford With Laid-Back Cal Open
In a meet that wasn't supposed to happen, the Cal track and field team won 11 events and sharpened its skills for this week's Big Meet.


Opinion

Numbers and Noise
It seems as if one out of every two UC Berkeley students imagines himself or herself to be Mario Savio incarnate, with throngs of supporters and megaphones to boot.

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