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Issue #538 :: Wednesday, May 8, 2002

Top Headlines

Coughlin Repeats as Daily Cal Female Athlete of the Year
You don't need to read Natalie Coughlin's essay to realize she is the most talented female swimmer on the planet.

Advantage, BearMail
I'm stumped. There really isn't anything of significance to rave about regarding the school year that's now coming to its end. Well, I guess there's one good thing the university cranked out this year: BearMail.

Berkeley Students ‘Float' New Boat Design
A concrete boat may seem about as useful as a dictionary index, but to a group of civil engineering students it is a challenge they take quite seriously.

City Council Deliberates Need for Playing Fields in Eastshore Park
In a special session last night, the Berkeley City Council debated the creation of playing fields on the land designated to become Eastshore State Park.

News

Bay Area Education Activists Rally To Prevent Cuts in Education Funding
With the state struggling with a $22 billion budget deficit, education activists from Berkeley and around the Bay Area will hold a rally today in Sacramento calling on the legislature to refrain from making cuts to education.

Plugging Away in the Depths of Soda Hall
With 15 minutes left before Sunday night becomes Monday morning, hundreds of fingers are flying fast across keyboards in a basement room of Soda Hall.

News in Brief: Woman Dies After Car Hits Her
A 72-year-old woman died yesterday morning after being hit by a car in central Berkeley while she tried to cross the street, police said.

Mentors Leave Their Mark on Communities
Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part series examining the work of volunteers of the Stiles Hall mentoring program.

City Council Deliberates Need for Playing Fields in Eastshore Park
In a special session last night, the Berkeley City Council debated the creation of playing fields on the land designated to become Eastshore State Park.


Sports

Coughlin Repeats as Daily Cal Female Athlete of the Year
You don't need to read Natalie Coughlin's essay to realize she is the most talented female swimmer on the planet.

Top 10 Female Athletes
2. Jocelyn Forest is leaving her mark at Cal. The senior pitcher is 20-12 on the season, making her only the second Bear in history to record four 20-plus win seasons.

Golf: No. 17 Cal Women Head to Stanford for NCAA Regionals
A golf team can have all of the talent in the world, but if it lacks confidence heading into a tournament then there is no telling what it will shoot.

No Matter the Sport, You Can't Win at Memorial
Ladies and gents, gather around, and welcome to the final installment of the Whine Cellar for the spring semester of 2002. I got a new contributor to the Cellar for this week's edition, so if you don't like me, read on, because you may love the legend known only as T-Rock.


Opinion

Advantage, BearMail
I'm stumped. There really isn't anything of significance to rave about regarding the school year that's now coming to its end. Well, I guess there's one good thing the university cranked out this year: BearMail.

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