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I The 1989 Blue Gold Yearbook g r f vJ " . ' WX 1 Hi:- a l FALL 1988 VOL. 115 1 FORMALDEHYDE 1 DEPARTMENTS 13 TRANSFORMATION: Shades of Time 25 AN APPLE A DAY: Health Fitness News 37 EVENTS: For Posterity 47 PLAYING THE FIELD: Fall Sports 58 COLLEGE CONCERNS: Majors FEATURES COLUMNS 09 AN ETHNIC THOUGHT 12 BREAKTHROUGH 17 SEXUALLY SPEAKING 30 FACULTY PROFTLE 36 FROM MT. OLYMPUS 46 AFTER HOURS 57 VITAL VITTLES 68 TOMORROW 79 PREMO NITIONS 05 LIVING GAL An introduction to UC Berkeley. 10 FIFTY THINGS TO DO BEFORE GRADUATION Better get moving! Time is running out! 18 TALK OF THE TOWN A look at Cal fashion at its finest. 31 LUCIFER ' S FOLLY Halloween. It ' s not just another holiday. 41 DOING NADA. MAN Things to keep YOU busy between classes. 54 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION STUDENT INVOLVEMENT George Bush won. Students helped. 61 HIGHRISE HELL Dorm life ain ' t what it used to be. Or is it? 75 BIG GAME It doesn ' t matter if you win or lose . EDITOR ' S PAGE REFLECTION IN YOUR EYES FOR MAL DEH YDE onetimes even I ' m not sure if I ' m coming or going. Progress is the key. Learn from the past. Live for the future. Today gets lost in the shuffle from here to there. Buy that logic? I never have. Capricorns never do. My goal has been to inspire a new generation of high school and college yearbooks breaking from the traditional norms and established routines of the past. Have I succeeded? Only time will tell. But if the awards and citations and signals of late are any indication, a better day is If I were you, I would trust in me Jike I trust in you. Rich- ard Capone and Robert J. Kato. coming. Fast. Since becoming editor-in- chief of the Blue Gold at the end of my freshman year, I have transformed a 9x12, 496 pg. yearbook with 7% color cover- age into a 9x9, 400 pg. book with 19% color coverage into an 8 V4xll. 212 pg. book with 74% color coverage, complete with full-color dust jacket. Before I knew it, it was time to begin work on Yearbook 1989. The time had come to creatively out- do myself . . . again. FORMALDEHYDE is the re- sult of a summer ' s worth of end- less brainstorming, daydream- ing, magazine shredding, and oh-so-careful planning. The concept? A post-modernistic publication intended to inspire a new generation of high school and college yearbooks breaking from the traditional norms and established routines of the past. Sound familiar? Can ' t really say more. Remember: Never apol- ogize, never explain. I bring to this effort a variety of journalism experience in- cluding positions as editor-in- chief of UC Berkeley ' s Blue Gold yearbook; editor of UC Berkeley ' s current interest jour- nal The Record; production in- tern with Viacom Cablevision of San Francisco; editorial intern with Bay Area poetry review and literary calendar Poetry Flash; and editorial assistant with two well-known national publications, Newsweek and Working Woman magazines. But as with any top notch effort, I could never have pulled this one off completely on my own. Really. The staff helping to put this book together was one of the best I ' ve ever worked with. Thank you one and all! I ap- preciate your cooperation, cre- ativity, motivation, and profes- sionality. Deserving of extra special thanks and praise is Richard William Capone, my devoted assistant, friend, cre- ative partner, protege. I thank the powers-that-be for bringing you into my life, and I wish you all the best for a successful Yearbook 1990 and in every- thing you do. You ' re the great- est, and so is our book! Best always, Robert }. Kato Editor-in-Chief Editor-in-Chief ROBERT J. KATO Editorial Assistant RICHARD CAPONE ASUC Publications Advisor JACQUELINE GALLO EDITORIAL Associate Editors LAURA 8ASS LAURA WUERTELE Sports Editor STEVE MILLER Stall Writers KAREN JOHNSON PAMELA SHAODEN JOYCE WU ARTSPRODUCTION Design Director ADOMOS Page Designers RICHARD CAPONE ROBERT J KATO Stall Assistants ANDY DONG JULIE FRIEDMAN SANDRA WONG Stall Artist MARY SKRAM PHOTOGRAPHY Photo Editor PETER BECK Assistant Photo Editor ERIC JARVIS Sports Photo Editor DAVID MONK Stall Photographers BILL CORLEY HASSAN FATAH ANDREA RAPAPORT ERIC SCHULTZ PUBLISHING Taylor Publishing Company 1550W. Mockingbird Lane Dallas, Texas 75235 Regional Representative TERESA GRISWOLD FORMALDEHYDE. The 1989 Blue Gold Yearbook. University of California at Berkeley. An ASUC Publication. Cover design by Robert J Kato and Rich- ard Capone. Copyright 1989 by Robert J. Kato and the 1989 Blue Gold Yearbook staff. All rights reserved on entire contents. No part may be reproduced without prior written permission from Robert J Kato or from Taylor Publishing Company of Dallas, TX. 4 FALL LIVING CAL by Laura Bass V isualize a Disneyland of tie-dyed street people, peace-loving punksters, intellectual coffee-drinkers, and book-toting students of every conceivable hue and persuasion . . . this is UC Berkeley, perhaps the craziest place on earth To say that this little refuge from the so- called sane world is unique would be an understatement. It ' s almost unnatural that this upstanding university should be the seat of such a wide and wild variety of ideas, lifestyles, and viewpoints (not to mention political unrest, past and present). Is there no law forbidding this? FALL 5 - ,.. ' four Pulitzer Prize winners, 95 i.bers of the National Academy of Sciences. 56 members of the National Academy of Engineering, more Guggenheim I Hlowship and Presidential Young investigators than any other university in the country this is UC Berkeley, per haps one of the finest universities in the world Educating the top 125 percent of the state ' s high school seniors, Cal is , a first choice among other Bay Area institutions from Si.inford to San Jose State and even among colleges state- .ind nation wide As students at this large and diverse uni versity, the sky (and a savings account) is the limit i nree " ake Four I iling through the massive oak doors of Wheeler Hall are aporoximately 70 million intelligent and capable students. A tiny speck near what looks like a miniature podium is speaking about his (or her?) interpretation of the sociological basis of gender. Frantic note-taking begins . . . this is DC Berkeley, perhaps one of the me ' intimidating and complex universities in the world. Between standing in line at 120 Sproul and trying to find the Earth Sciences Building a Cal freshman may find him or herself completely lost in the maze of this enormous repository of both learning and people. And how can you avoid feeling insignificant when everyone keeps asking to see your reg. card? Take Four H lelp! I ' m drowning in a sea of excellence amidst diversity! Just as the whole is not merely the sum of its parts, neither is DC Berkeley merely a fun place to live and a school that will look good on your resume. Nor is it always a cold and frightening institution. In my high school days, I saw Berkeley as the Emerald City of Oz. There was beauty and wildness in the little town and I felt awestruck by the immense university so highly acclaimed and impressive with its rows of white stone steps gracing every building. My friends and I would enter its gates as tourists to buy funky clothes at Aaarkvark ' s (now Shark ' s) and im- port records at Leopold ' s and Rasputin ' s. Dur- ing those trips wandering down Telegraph Av- enue eating pizza from Blondie ' s I realized that Cal was my destiny. The university and the town sang their interweaving siren songs and beckoned for me to take part in the grand adventure. My Yellow Brick Road was paved with SAT and achievement test scores, GPA ' s and tran- scripts. The forks in the road were many, and I nearly lost my way several times. But once here, with Oz in sight, I found myself caught in a field of sleep-inducing pop- pies. The banes of freshman year that were barely hinted at in the orientation material such as homesickness, stress, and time misman- agement settled in for the duration. The con- cept of being caught up in my classes was unheard of to me. And God forbid the pos- sibility of a social life! Where was the Good Witch of the North when you needed her? I think that this semester Glenda ' s resur- recting snowfall has come in the form of Cal itself. The isolation can be escaped. After all, there are over 35,000 other students here. Even a suburban misfit like myself can find a quasi- home-like environment in this sprawling insti- tutional morass. From the Greek system to political associations to support organizations for every minority group under the sun, Cal does reach its tentacles out into the community of students which it harbors. Sure, you have to go out and find the Wicked Witch ' s broom, but it ' s not as difficult as the typical Kansas wanderer might think. Wait in a few lines, that ' s all. The Wicked Witch has been melted but there ' s still no place like home. Luckily, I have two homes how. The people I love are at my parent ' s house, but the place I love is Berkeley. It ' s both the People ' s Republik of Berzerkeley and a world-reknown university. Four years (or so) from now, with a bachelor ' s degree as my ruby slippers, I can return to Kansas if I wish. Or maybe I ' ll stay in Oz . . . 8 FALL by Richard Capone -- - An Ethnic Thought ollege has no t always been an easy experience. Being thrown into an unknown environment can be extremely uncomfortable. For the increasing population of minority students entering college, the situation can only become worse. Many minority students who have not been ex- posed to American culture may find themselves at a disadvantage. They may lack the English communication skills necessary to guide them towards success at Cal. Fortunately, solutions to this dilemma have already been found. They are called ethnic clubs. These clubs help students overcome communication difficulties, offer tutoring, provide a voice for students ' needs, and supply friendship. Some are general recreational clubs; others are field-related clubs. Sadly, these clubs do not exist for all minorities and vary in the amount and type of assistance they offer. However, if these clubs continue to grow as they have in the past, the possibility that Cal will become a truly rep- resentative campus may be realized. Unfortunately, these ethnic clubs do also have some negative effects on minority students. They can become crutches for students who are less confident about their own ability to grasp American culture. Stu- dents in many cases join these clubs to make their cultural transition easier. Ironically, these clubs can become a trap for such students. Many times the clubs ' goals are not only to provide integration into society but also to continue the practice of their own foreign cultures. Therefore, it can become easier to cling to the familiar rather than encompass the unknown. Students who become trapped may want to expose them- selves to new elements but have a difficult time finding the motivation to break away. In the short run, not integrating into American society may not be harmful. Eventually, however, when support from a familiar ethnic group is not available, the ability to stand on one ' s own will be required, especially when trying to get a job. Basically, ethnic clubs serve as an optional base for foreign-cultured students. But eventually, many students may wish to become com- pletely independent. Although some achieve independence, others do not. It can become easier to cling to the known and reject the unknown. Regrettably, this often means passing up the opportunities that a diversified environment such as Cal has to offer. FALL 9 - Thinas You Have 1. Fall asleep on campus. 2. Watch a protest 3. Complete 120 units. 4. Listen to Stonie. 5. Get lost in Dwlnelle. 6. Break off with you high school sweethear 7. Stop calling home collect. 8. Spend your first summer in Berkeley. 9. Start your weekend on Thursday. 10. Visit your home town without visiting your parents. 11. Go to Cowell and not get any better. 12. Be sung about in Rich Starrs song. 13. Picnic in Tilden Park. 14. Declare a major. 15. Study cram in a cafe. 16. See the Bubble Lady. 17. Crash Jowitt ' s poly sci. 18. Meet one professor. 19. Pull an all-nighter. 20. Visit SF ' s Broadway. 21. Successfully dodge people with flyers on Sprout Plaza. 22. Camp out in a line to get a class. 23. Win a grade argument with a TA. 24. Spend less than an hour in any line. 25. Visit every building on campus. 26. Take a picture in front of your major ' s building. 10 FALL To Do Before Graduation K u mi XXX STAR ' j people in Peopli Park. 28. Learn lo drink coffee. 2? Donate spare change to a street person. 30 SKI Tahoe before a midter 31. Walk barefoot through Strawberry Creek. 32. Read all the bathroom graffiti. 33 Eat lunch on the steps Sproul. 34. Visit the Rose Garden. 35 Waicn E ECS majors carry pillows into Cory at 2 am. 36. Crash a frat party. 37. Experience dorm life. 38. Attend a Big Game. 39. Buy a tie-dye. 40. Visit the Bear ' s Lair. 41 Ea: a! BiQ ' -idie ' s live day a row. 42. Survive on macaroni cheese for a week. 43. Take a final without studying for it. 14 Change your major 7 times 45. Go to office hours with an intelligent question. 46. Go three weeks without doing laundry. 47 Visit Lawrence Hall of Science. 4d Cross campus without seeing any construction. 49. Get all your classes throt ACE. 50. Not be able to find your books in any bookstore. i ; you have done al leas! 45 of the above 50. you can confidently graduate knowing that you truly experienced Cat. FALL 11 Breakthrough by Pamela Shadden I I il I ilit Options ll ' iiiiluii " . l ' iinl I lint si. ' i -77 X .magine a society in which terrorists, instead of hijacking airplanes, captured peoples ' brains, obstructing all thinking abilities and even vaporizing precious memories. In today ' s world, computers have become the brains of society and industry and these imaginary terrorists are real. They have the power to destroy most of the world ' s vital information using a paralyzingly powerful weapon the computer virus. This device is called a virus because of its resemblance to viruses that attack human systems. A virus, a mere fragment of DMA with protein coat, tricks the gullible human cell into producing more viruses identical to the first. Once the cell is mass-producing its malevolent code, the virus can spread throughout the body until its host ' s defense mechanisms finally give up or wise up. Like the human cell, computers can also be tricked. A computer virus enters a computer through an infected diskette and instructs this new host to make copies of it. Then, in a process resembling the way disease radiates through the populace, the infected computer spreads copies of the virus to every " healthy " disk or computer with which it comes into contact. The virus travels rapidly because of the abundance of " unsafe " computer contact. Networks, in which many computers are linked together, allow the uncomplicated transmission of information. However, when a virus accompanies this information, an epidemic can result and a whole system can become sick. How serious are viral epidemics? Everyone knows some basic symptoms of biological viruses, but what happens when computers become infected? Virtually anything the creator of the virus wants can happen. The virus can take effect almost immediately or it can lie dormant for years. For example, on March 2, 1988, several thousand Macintosh users discovered their computers were harboring a virus when a " universal message of peace " accompanied by a drawing of the Planet Earth flashed onto their screens. Although this particular virus did no harm, many viruses cause complete chaos. Some viruses erase or alter data or programs. In a business, this can be devastating. Similar to a virus, a " worm " causes costly damage by overloading a system and forcing it down while the worm is removed This can waste valuable time and money. Because viruses have been springing up frequently, paranoia has resulted and many people have begun equipping their computers with vaccines. These vaccines prevent viruses from entering a system. Disinfection programs are also available for those already infected. As much damage as a virus can do, there is really no need for paranoia. At worst, if all computer data banks were destroyed, people could always resort to eating nuts and berries and living in caves after all of civilization has vanished. But for now, I ' ll just hope my computer doesn ' t contract a virus before I finish writing this story. Writing it by hand would be unthinkable! 12 FALL ' I really don ' t know what I ' d do without you. If I could make you a quilt of happiness, every square would be a special wish, and every thread would be woven with deepest gratitude. I could go on and on, but I think you know how much the time with you means to me. To you, to me, to us, and to success with that special someone. So long ago, it ' s a certain time, it ' s a certain place. You touched my hand and you smiled, all the way back you held out your hand. If I hope and if I pray, ooh It might work out someday. If I live to see the seven wonders, I ' ll make a path to the rainbow ' s end, I ' ll never live to match the beauty again, the rainbow ' s end. Life is but a quest for love. NEW YEAR ' S 1989 TRANS FALL 15 natural It l that I thould ' q do about you. You have a very special place In my heart. O become intertwined for some larger ma you now, as I remind myself, nave reason, by a power far greater than our own " DO not . ! . feelln8S . lntow There is nothing you could say or do to offend me or alter my feelings, and I am no longer afraic is a word and some entertain it. If you find it, you have won the game OS O) X JH o QJ O CD 3 - i O CD cD , 4- 1 CD a s o II , j QI 4-3 I I -K QJ rft 3 I S O QV El c OS M) 50 O) bo a 4- O P c- QJ o 4- CD D QJ 73 : CD ' .gp C 3 r 03 C ' IH O CD S - r c i O T ' S u D " 2 C CD 3 O 5 Pu S r y r CH 4- SJ S S! 2 tD QJ CL, M CM O (U c ? 0.52 I o " 8 " o 3 o oT O CD = QJ tD 73 Cu 3 4 ' ?? tj 5H QJ CD 0 vi5 OS Xi _ U CD CD QJ C i 4H C S .- g bo c C O CD SH o CD D O QJ : -D " D O c c - co _ O - in J -. C ggi b o c - - D C 3 6 D P ' F " o o - D C D (D o . a " o o . - r co 0- Q o cr : a o D (DOOO O73 . ' L i lV-s ri tflj ' ' -: V : . ' : m-. 18 FALL fl J Forget jeans and t-shirts. This is serious business. Cal fashion. It ' s Berkeley and it doesn ' t matter if your clothes are short or long or tight or loose so long as they ' re the The colors are bright. The fashions are lively. Hard to walk by without catching your eye. Often on die wild side. Distinctively Califomian. Fashion at UC Berkeley. All text by Robert ). Kato. 20 FALL THE 1988-1989 UC BERKELEY FASHION COLLECTION ess. indivii nyieldii nnervin ugarplums For your eye! For all the worli see. FALL 23 : . ' . ' .- fc N JM " Is that guy gorgeous or what? " A soul cries out for comfort; the rain begins to fall. Neverending, I can feel it on my face. Too weak to deter tragedy in the making, to redirect misguided freedom of choice, I watch you slip away. I seek no further shelter from the storm, as a tear falls from my eye. Fashion at UC Berkeley. EALTH NEWS: AN APPLE A DAT FALL 25 ROCK A BYE BYE Constantly pulling all-nighters? Relax. Lack of sleep does not necessarily signal academic disaster. In a Swiss study, 16 insomniacs were given a series of tests designed to measure abilities such as reasoning, alertness, and visual perception after a night or two without sleep. The insomniacs, for the most part, performed as welt on the tests as did participants receiving a full night ' s rest. In fact, on some of the tests they did surprisingly better! So if an occassional engagement or examination diminishes your sleep potential, try not to worry. Your adrenaline keeps you going the next day, making up for some of the forfeited dormience. COOKIES AND CARBONATION? Looking for a healthy alternative to soft drinks? In an effort to compete with Coke and Pepsi and to strengthen America ' s flagging dairy industry, a United Dairy Industry Association plan is already underway to release flavored, carbonated milk to supermarket shelves within the next year. Researchers are currently experimenting with flavors such as cola and root beer and are hoping that their new product will help provide an additional source of calcium to consumers. Studies have shown that many Americans have cut their dairy intake considerably, limiting themselves to little or no cheese, milk, ice cream, and yogurt, the major providers of calcium. 26 FALL Topics and Text by Robert J. Kato BITING THE FLU BUG BACK When flu season hits campus, it hits campus hard. No one seems able to escape the grasp of the dreaded Influenza A. But Influenza A is avoidable. Many students fail to realize that there is an approved drug on the market available to prevent and treat the flu. lt ' s,called amantadine hydrochloride and it ' s 70 to 90 percent effective in preventing infections of Influenza A. What can you do if you already have the flu but wish to get rid of it as quickly as possible? If taken 24 to 48 hours after the flu bug bites, amantadine hydrochloride can also help reduce the t ime it takes the illness to work its way out of your system, perhaps by as much as two days. So the next time flu season comes around, why be a powerless victim? Fight back, take a stand, and help do away with Influenza A. ft- AQUAVIEW EYE CONTACT Tired of straining your eyes in the water? An affordable solution for swimmers who have tried (unsuccessfully) to wear contact lenses while practicing their sport is now available from Aquaview. Tailored to your prescription, contacts for swimming goggles are oversized plastic lenses which fit into a regular pair of swimming goggles. Just a drop of water holds them in. Best of all, they are available for both nearsighted and farsighted swimmers, as well as for those with astigmatism. To find out more or to place an order contact Aquaview, 808 Howard Avenue, Burlingame, CA 94010. V FALL 27 EVEN IF YOU ' RE FEELING LIKE SUPERMAN, YOU NEED TO KNOW YOUR CHOLESTEROL NUMBER. 28 FALL BE Having moved into the age of " organic living. ' product label reading in the late- 1980s has become an art, if not a sci- ence, completely out of necessity. It is estimated that every American con- sumes five to ten pounds of artificial ingredients annually. If you were to eat a Pillsbury Microwave Cake and Frost- ing, not only would you be eating sugar and flour, the time-worn ingredients, but you would also be getting helpings of sodium silicoaluminate, mono and diglycerides. sodium stearoyl lactylate. xanthan gum, and propylene glycol monoesters BHT and BHA. Such ingredients can confuse even the most knowledgable ' labelician. " But before you bite into anything, you should have some idea of what you are eating. Some common ingredients found in nu- merous products today include propyl gallate (which comes from tea leaves and prevents fat and oil from becoming rancid), sodium nitrite (the salt of ni- trous acid and a suspected carcinogen permeating bacon, ham, and cold cuts), and carrageenan (extracted from sea- weed Irish moss and added to pro- cessed milk products). For the more discriminating palate we find locust bean gum (coming from the bean of the carob tree and used to thicken bar- becue sauce and salad dressing) and disodium guanylate (found in mush- rooms and certain species of fish and added to soup mixes, canned veget- ables, and sandwich spreads to " restore " flavor lost during manufac- turing). Remarkably, the United States Depart- ment of Agriculture only began requir- ing companies to list all the major in- gredients included in processed food products as recently as 1983. Many facts and figures are not mentioned on product labels, however, as current FDA regulations do not require mate- rials such as solvents, adhesives. lu- bricating oils, and detergents which seep into food during packing to be mentioned. If labels were to include all the ingre- dients plus all the antibiotics, fertilizers, insecticides, and herbicides used in the early stages of food production, the number of additives under consider- ation would top 3,000. Take heart, though. The body completely eliminates these materials if consumed in mod- eration and, as such, these ingredients pose no greater threat to your health than do ultraviolet rays from the sun. Andy Dong The " nuclear android. " you probably know one or hen ! i; i n on titling hit overdeveloped biceps. Whet suctif i " nuclear in?- roid? " 4 character from Star War ? Mo. 4 mulanr from Chtrnottfl? Mot exactly. " Nkidear android " I In nick- name Brian Bosworth coined in his autobiography to de- scribe parson who Is o jufcad up on sJerotd that h cant aran touch hi back. He or aha (Yes, woman also do ' roid . Han you looked a( a ' - ' E t German shotputtar late y?) to the prod- uct of a society that says you can never be too skinny, rich, or strong. Anabolic staroM us has baan on In upswing for th past several jraara aa profession ! athlete and weekend warrior have baan shooting themselves up toe- tor pumping themse ve up. We hay reached sad state where many athlete believe they need the extra edge that steroids seem to provide not only to mat themaelres stronger but to allow tor long- er, more strenuous workouts wftr) less need tor rest time In The piece where the smallest " edge " can make the biggest JBteeme between million of competition. Desiring the ex- tra something which could have made him hero to hi country nd a vary wealthy man, Canadian track star Ban Johnson alleged y turned to steroids to become the fastest man In the world. The glimmer of Olympic gold drives many athletes to athletic wonder drug us In their attempt to get s leg up on their compe- tition. The cost of winning may al- ready have gotten too high for moat of us to handle. Sur th short term goal might be mor easily achieved with the aid of trie winner ' panacea steroid appear to be, but look at the big picture should b enough to deter most high school and college athlete from taking a stroll down Ster- oid Boulevard. Coaches should In tlate educational di cus ions about th dan- gers of steroid use to keep their athlete from ever going near the entrance to the eser- oldcvcle. Som may hav sympathy for an athlete ' ascent to king of th ' raid mountain status, but as for the average Joe Week- end Wtrrlor nvho shoots up usf to look good at th beach In his speedo gimme ' break. H who turns to ste- roids for any reason Including vanlry ' i sake needs to have his heed eiemined end need to get help to break free from the substance h Is ebuslng. Stev Miller O, " utstanding professors are se- lected each year on the Berkeley campus to receive the Distinguished Teaching Award. Winners are se- lected based on ratings by their stu- dents, their selection of course ma- terials, and a personal statement. There were four well-deserving re- cipients of this year ' s awards. One such recipient was Assistant Pro- fessor of English Susan Schweik. Characterized by her students as supportive, insightful, and funny, Schweik is an shining example of the quality of Gal ' s English depart- ment. Her specialty is contemporary women poets, and she is currently at work on a book entitled A Gulf So Deeply Cut: American Women Poets in the Second World War. Schweik ' s background includes a bachelor ' s degree from Sarah Law- rence College in New York and doc- torate work at Yale. As far as her teaching is concerned, Schweik ad- mits that she enjoys actual class time but dislikes giving. grades. Julie Friedman Mi fc to; evi 4 30 FALL Lucifer ' s Fotty As I fie witn my Back upon our Motner Eartn, I can fed fier pulse beneath, me. Through tne moun- tains, streams, and ptains, tne Eartn6(bod_flbws aivuuj fife wftere it passes. I eef secure as I drift off to sleep 6ut in my dreams I see an evi An evi_festeruuj sfowfy 6ut confident in its victory. It feeds off the Larthbfood, greedity destroy- ing tife ancf creating death, I do not see an end to this ma mant dis- ease, 6ut I can fed a mounting tension in our Motner Eartn. She is disturbed because she is off giv- ing and does not know how to starve this creature of evil. If she stops giving to cul sfte wuT no (bnqer be our Motner E artn. She wiu not abandon her chudren no matter what their true nature may be. Therefore, we are doomed un- less our saviour steps forth. We do not know who our saviour is But only that the end is near. Motner Eartn, forgive us if we fait you. ; 35l - . ll 32 FALL V Evi envelops us. How Tommy could " Fuive mangled his mother with, a thousand thrusts of a fcnife Before trying to gouge fter eyes out ft never understand. Tfte Eartfi- BlbotC Tfte Evit People lose sigftt of wfiat ' s reauy important, Tfte Struggle. Tfte Saviour. Perftaps it was tfie music. Tfte Fine. Tfte Failure. FALL 33 Holy Mary, Motner of Go , pray for us sinners now and at tne hour of our death. Amen. BY RWC RJK 35 From Mt. Olympus No More " Animal House " by Laura Bass G, I reek fraternity and sorority parties are known for excessive drinking and easy-access alcohol. Unfortu- nately, these practices have led to many injuries and deaths over the years which often result in expensive lawsuits against the houses involved. This fall, the Inter- Fraternity Council and the College Panhellenic Asso- ciation, the governing organizations of the fraternities and sororities at Cal, presented a plan to the system to lower accidents and liability. The Fraternity Insurance Purchasing Group was created to protect fraternities from potentially-dangerous situations concerning alco- hol consumption. The FIPG states that no alcohol may be purchased through a fraternity chapter ' s treasurer nor may the purchase of alcohol be coordinated by any member on behalf of a chapter. Also, no chapter may co-sponsor or co-finance a function where alcohol is purchased by the host organization. Twenty-two fra- ternities are part of this insurance group and nine more chapters have naitonal policies identical to the FIPG. What this policy means is that none of the member fraternities may buy alcohol for themselves or for their parties. If they wish to have alcoholic beverages, they must hire a licensed, professional bartender who must purchase the alcohol and ascertain that no one is served alcoholic beverages unless they are of the legal drinking age. The FIPG policy also mandates that Fall Rush must be a dry, non-alcoholic event for fraternities. The new insurance policy affects fraternities most directly since most sororities have national policies pro- hibiting the purchase of alcohol by the chapters. Fall Rush has always been dry for sororities. However, the policy protects the sororities as well because if an accident occurs at a party co-sponsored by a fraternity and a sorority, both o.f the houses are held liable. The FIPG program has been gradually phased in over the course of this year and by next year its guidelines will apply to all of the Greek system. Responsible Greek houses will hopefully result in fewer complaints to the Judicial Committee that oversees the system. Currently 80 percent of the complaints received concern alcohol- related incidents. Perhaps fraternity-sorority parties will eventually lose the " Animal House " image and become occasions that everyone can safely enjoy! 36 FALL VE i nternationally and nationally the world experienced many surprises during the summer and fall of 1988 It marked the success of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev to finally agree upon a trea- ty limiting certain nuclear weapons while it also brought together Russian and American rescuers who saved two California Gray whales which were trapped for three weeks in Alaskan ice. A world " Olympics was finally held where both Eastern and Western na- tions competed together in Seoul, Ko- rea The North Koreans were not too happy about not being invited to host the party but nothing became of their threats Canada s Ben Johnson was also dis- appointed after tasting gold in the 100 meter dash and losing it to disqual- National ' International FALL 37 ification because of his positive test for anabolic steroids use. As for natural disaster, forest fires dominated the western part of the country destroying millions of acres of EVENTS plane. In the Persian Gulf another aviation disaster occurred. This time the tragedy resulted after the US Navy ship USS at ' t- ' . - ' ' ' 9 ' " ' , . ' V 1 ! 1 " ? .-ni ' MSS i ' tz fj ; : ' ? m - % 3?Mray fc ' l Ta ivlM v! national park land. The largest damage was done to Yellowstone National Park where 706,000 acres were ravaged. Fortunately, many experts believe the fires will do some good by revitalizing the park lands which have been un- naturally sheltered from fires for too long. Terrorism struck once again, this time killing 259 passenges and towns- people. Pan Am flight 103 was en route from London to Kennedy Airport when it fell 31,000 feet from the sky hitting Lockerbie, Scotland. Plastic explosive Semtex C-4 was hidden in the luggage beneath the first class section of the V i c e n n e s shot down an Iranian civilian airliner which was mistaken for an enemy aircraft. Forty minutes earlier the Vicennes was at- tacked by two Iranian gunboats which it sunk. In Libya, a chemical and biological weap- ons plant moved into its first stage of pro- duction. The United States objected loudly but no one but Great Britian would side with the US in its conclusion. Weeks after this declaration two US F-14 Tom Cat fighters shot down two Soviet- made MiG-23 fighters owned by Libya. The MiG ' s pursued the F-14 ' s until the US pilots were ordered to take offen- sive action. A sidewinder and sparrow missile scored two direct hits on the Mig ' s. In Washington DC, amid tears and grief, a memorial for the thousands who have died of AIDS was held A quilt made by the friends and families of the deceased was put together to form a 375,000 square foot quilt A dozen foreign countries were also rep- resented in the quilt along with the 50 states. The World Series was captured for the sixth time in their baseball career by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers had a 5-2 victory over the Oakland A ' s in the fifth game of the series. EX 38 FALL National International , -: ' : EVENTS tailing the year off in the red, the ASUC once again faced the problem of its budget deficit which has grown to $400,000 over the past four years. Tak- ing decisive action. ASUC President Jeff Chang ordered a spending freeze on all expenditures except those nec- essary for operations. In addition, $350,000 out of the normal $700,000 allocated for student activities and services was cut. Being an election year, 1988 also saw Jesse Jackson at the Cal campus as he rallied behind the Democratic party. Jackson attracted about 5000 people and went on to attack George Bush and the Reagan Administration on both domestic and foreign policies. September also left its mark more heavily on 160 residents of the Unit III Residence Complex. Together these innocent students all became ill with a number of similar symptoms. Suffering from pain, vomiting, stomach cramps, dizziness, and fainting spells, many of the students requiring medical atten- tion. The source of this mysterious sickness seemed to be an ill cafeteria worker, though no one is quite certain. Fortunately, the illness peaked and FALL 39 then progressively got better. The only positive aspect of this episode was that many stu- dents were able to decorate the newly renovated Unit III with an assortment of thor- oughly chewed entrees and stomach acids. Asbestos was another prob- lem which struck the Berkeley campus in the fall. During a seismic safety renovation of Wheeler Hall, asbestos was detected forcing the removal of 250 employees and the reassignment of 200 classes. The building was closed for most of the school year. Just as Wheeler Hall began its clean up, South Hall com- pleted its 18-month renova- tion. Having received state funding, the structure was made to meet earthquake standards. South Hall, the oldest build- ing on campus, was built in 1872 in an old Victorian style. Leading Berkeley students in a rally to boycot grapes, Martin Sheen spoke out against the grape growers who al- legedly used harmful chemical sprays on their grapes. The underlying motive, however, was the grape growers fail- ure to allow labor unions to organize in the grape industry. In the Berkeley community fall ar- rived without the Co-op supermarkets. The two supermarkets were shut down permanently due to financial failure. Similarly, Cal favorites Cafe Roma and Yarma Zone were also closed down. Campus entertainment hit a high point on October 28 as Devo presented a free concert in Lower Sproul Plaza. The show was sponsored by SUPERB Productions in association with Live 105 radio and attracted a standing-room-only crowd of Cal stu- dents and Berkeley residents. On September 23 at the Oakland Coliseum, Amnesty International (on its 1988 " Human Rights Now! " tour) performed to a crowd of 59,000. Performers on tour included Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Yous- sou N ' Dour, and Joan Baez. State Local ?our morning lecture is over and you have an hour be- fore your next class. Not enough time to go home, not enough time to do errands off campus, and, well, you just don ' t feel like opening the books. So what ' s there to do on campus between classes? To take in the flavor of your campus community, stick around Sproul Plaza. First, the basics. Sit on the steps of Sproul and watch the people go by. Check out what they ' re wear- ing, whether or not they look stressed, and, of course, if you recognize anyone. If people aren ' t your kind of thing, try some of the other in- teresting sights on campus. Squirrel watching can be rel- atively harmless. However, dog watching and feeding can be quite hazardous. The stray .Man FALL 41 dogs around campus have a reputation of being smarter than the average freshman. Most sit around the barbeques at The Fence or up at Bechtel Terrace hoping that a ham- burger patty or hot dog will for- tuitously fall to the ground. They wait and wait and on more than one occasion, many a dog has walked away smiling and sated, ready to bask under the noontime sun. But don ' t let your guard down. These dogs don ' t want to be your compan- ion. They won ' t come and sit next to your feet during a cold, rainy day. Don ' t even think of their fetching the morning newspaper or your slippers at night. All they want is the lun- cheon meat snugly wrapped between the two slices of bread. And when they have taken all that they can, they quietly mosey on to the next unsuspecting victim, leaving the former with a sense of be- ing just another casualty in the 42 FALL dog-eat-your-lunch world. Once " General People- Watching on Sproul " has been mastered, more pertinent infor- mation can be obtained at the tables set up by various cam- pus groups. Learn something new about politics, religion, athletics, social groups, or serv- ices you could contribute to - or benefit from. Though they are not listed in any of the catalogs, a few happenings on Sproul must be experienced before one canr receive a degree from DC Berkeley. Every student of eve- ry major is required to attend a rally whether it is aimed at ending apartheid in South Af- rica or smashing television sets. Another must is a breadth re- quirement of sorts which can be met by stopping to observe any of the Sproul Plaza " regulars " including political- satirist Stoney Burke, " singer " Rick Starr, or the animated but usually silent Polka-Dot Man, However, during ASUC electio weeks, avoid walking throug Sather Gate. If you must, plan strategy to get through without being accosted by every can- I Ha Jidate and ending up carrying iive to six flyers in your hand. Always walk authoritatively [j ith your head held high, or at sast with dark sunglasses on. In ' " j way, it is your civic duty to [Barn what the candidates .ave to say, but to be delayed ; out of the question. In review, ever appear a likely target, :,Valk with a friend whenever ijossible, and never let them ee you sweat. I Cold and rain does not mean jou have to resign yourself to studying. Meet a friend at the RSF for a game of racquetball or see what is on display at the Lowie Museum in Kroeber Hall. Many students do not realize that every Wednesday at noon the Music Department presents an hour-long free concert in Hertz Hall. The most popular on- campus, between-classes pas- time appears to be sleeping. (Not that students always wait for a break between lectures. LSB, Dwinelle, and PSL are con- l ducive sleeping spots, com- plete with lullabies from dron- ing professors.) Anyway, it seems that Moffitt Library is as popular for sleeping as it is for studying. Most students do not go there purposely to sleep be- tween classes. Au contraire! They think they are going to study, and, well, it just hap- pens. But at least now you won ' t feel so guilty when you fall asleep in your cubicle, be- cause you know that everyone else is asleep, too. Just be- FALL 43 cause someone spends more time at Moffitt does not mean he is pulling ahead of you in the GPA department. Sleeping, however, is not lim- ited to libraries and lecture halls. In good weather, the lawn in front of Hearst Mining Building is a favorite " veg " spot. Of course, any vacant desk, bench, or patch of grass will do, and does. Just remember that if you aren ' t in the mood to investi- gate Sproul Plaza or take in a concert or an exhibition or even sleep, you still don ' t have to study. One student said she likes to sit on the edge of the pond at Hearst Mining Circle and do nothing. " The thing I like to do is just zone out and watch the goldfish and try to find the turtle I saw in there once. " Words to live by. by Andy Dong, Heather Jones, Sandra Wong. FALL 45 A The Nightmare: Frank L. Baum classic and MGM Technicolor extravaganza The Wizard Of Oz graced the airwaves as Halloween approached. 4 Gate And Garden: " I ' ve told some lies to girls in my life, but that wasn ' t one of ' em, " claimed the Garden State ' s own Jon Bon Jovi, denying reports that he once planned to become a nuclear physicist at about the same time his group ' s fourth album New Jersey began its rise up the charts. New Jersey was the follow-up to Bon Jovi ' s 1986 release Slippery When Wet and contained hits " Born To Be My Baby " and " Bad Medicine. " Outside The Rain: Dustin Hoffman is the emotionally-fragile autistic savant who inherits a fortune and Tom Cruise is the long-separated brother who tries to take it away from him in Rain Man.BarrvLevinson ' s moving account of an eccentric road journey turned emotional reawakening amidst a backdrop of misguided hopes, feelings, and dreams. V Talk To Me: " I ' ve got dandruff older than your country, " notes Gordon Shumway, the 229-year-old Alien Life Form known to many simply as ALF. ALF finished tMHHp| off his second television season ranked 11th in ; - j America and kicked off [ -4B) fUnA Season 3 as the top-rated r ' . J L show in Australia and as a y 4M?KPtt featured broadcast in Eu- r iSl v " tofcL rope. Way to go, ALF! 46 FALL Text and layout by Rob- ert J. Kato. . " ' 11 - FALL 47 Cal Sports. The legacy remains. FOOTBALL SOCCER FIELD HOCKEY CROSS COUNTRY VOLLEYBALL WATER POLO V-- - I pp. FOOTBALL. Bruce Snyder continued to rebuild Golden Bear football as Cal finished the 1 988 campaign at 5-5-1 , the best finish since the 1983 team posted the same record under Joe Kapp. Troy Taylor was an integral part of the Bear attack, and his 61.2 percent completion rate along with his 16 touchdown passes earned him most valuable player honors for the sec- ond consecutive season. The 1988 season may become known as the year Cal could have made it to a bowl game. The Bears, facing three heartbreaking contests with Oregon State, Washington, and Stanford, probably would have re- ceived a bowl bid with three more wins. But alas, the OSU timekeeper created a 16-minute fourth quarter and the Beavers won 1 7-1 6 on a field goal with 16 seconds left in the game. Then the Bears had no one to blame but themselves when they let a 27-3 third quarter lead turn into a 28-27 Husky victory on another dreaded field goal with two seconds remaining. Finally, in a very dreary Big Ga me, a last ditch effort at a winning season and the acquisition of the axe was foiled when a 20-yard field goal was blocked. Cal has had an excellent recruiting year, but it will be difficult to replace many of the Bear starters who have graduated, including Darryl Ingram, Dave Zawatson, and Steve Hen- drickson, all of whom were invited to post-season all-star games. MEN ' S SOCCER. The 1 988 season brought mostly bad news for Head Coach Bill Coupe and his Bears who suffered through their first losing season since 1980. Cal finished with a 6-11-2 overall record and a 2-1-2 Pacific Soccer Confer- ence record, so at least the Bears were on the upside in conference play. Probably the best thing that happened all season was that Coupe got his one-hundredth career win in a game against Simon Fraser. With a nine-season Bear coaching record of 1 04-50-1 5, Coupe is the third coach in Cal history to post over 1 00 wins. Youthful mistakes plagued the Bears. As the season progressed, standout Pete Woodring was injured, Tony DeBok was dismissed from the team, and Fred Pastor left voluntar- ily. This decline of experienced play- ers resulted in an ever-increasingly youthful team generally comprised of two seniors, one junior, five soph- omores, and four freshmen. WOMEN ' S SOCCER. It was almost all smiles for the 1988 women ' s soccer team which contin- ued its winning ways and advanced to the NCAA Final Four for the sec- ond year in a row. The Bears fell short, however, of making it to the finals, the goal they had set for the 1988 season. Nevertheless, Cal fin- ished tied at third in the nation, and Golden Bear soccer now claims the feat of five top-five NCAA placings in a program begun just seven years ago. Playing the rough and ready North Carolina State Wolfpack in the semi- finals became even more difficult when Cal was forced to play without two of its top defenders: Andrea Ar- cher (out with knee surgery) and Ka- ren Peterson (out with the flu). Cal defense played strong but the team failed to muster any substantive of- fense, losing 1-0 and ending the sea- son at 15-5-2. Senior Winnie Burns was the leading scorer with 1 1 goals and teammates Valerie Pope and Joy Biefeld were named to the NCAA All Tournament Team. Head Coach Je- an-Paul Verhees rounded out the Bear honors, being named Regional Coach of the Year. 50 FALL FIELD HOCKEY. The Cal field hockey team kicked off its 1988 season with two truly im- pressive performances. Unfortunate- ly, the team failed to keep up the momentum created by its opening two games which resulted in wins over Pacific (3-2) and eventual con- ference champion Chico State (1-0). The team ' s win against the Chico State Wildcats was followed by an eight-game dry spell where Cal went 0-6-2. The Bears finished with a 4-7-2 overall record and a 1-4-1 Nor Pac Conference Record which was good for a fourth-place ending. Sopho- USC (115). UCLA (119), Arizona (133), Stanford (146), and UC Irvine (154). Calvin Gaziano was Cal ' s 1988 shining star as he finished in sixth place with a time of 30:46.3, his third top-ten finish of the year. WOMEN ' S CROSS COUNTRY. Beginning the year ranked seventh nationally, the women ' s cross coun- try team ended up being one of the few Cal teams living up to its pre- season expectations. The Bears re- mained in the top-20 throughout the entire season and had top-three fin- ishes in every meet. Cal ' s success during the 1988 season foreshad- volleyball team qualified for NCAA tournament competition for the sec- ond successful season in a row. Fin- ishing up with a 19-15 record, the team ' s 15 losses all resulted from competition with teams ranked in the top-20, and six of the Bear ' s 19 wins came over ranked opponents. Unfortunately, Cal had to tangle with the undefeated UCLA Bruins (who were ranked number one in the nation) for the second year running in the opening round of the tournament, with the decision going to the over- powering UCLA force. Had the Bear ' s competed against a lesser opponent in the first round they more Michelle McCliman led Cal in scoring with four goals and one as- sist. Garnering All-Conference hon- ors were Karyn Hillman, Michelle Ohye, and Patti Caswell. Also in the honors department, Kristi Holmes was named to the Penn Monto Coaches Academic Ail-American Team. MEN ' S CROSS COUNTRY. The California men ' s cross country team finished its season in disap- pointment as the Bears placed eighth in the District 8 meet held in Fresno. The Bears ' 184-point team total trailed Oregon (38), Washington (75), owed the team ' s eventual ninth- place finish nationally. At the NCAA meet, the Bears fin- ished ninth out of the sixteen team field and Sally Wood and Kirsten O ' Hara came away with All-American honors. This was the first time that Wood, a track All-American, received All-American honors for her efforts on Cal ' s cross country team. It was the third time that O ' Hara received All-American honors for her cross country efforts. VOLLEYBALL. Ending the season ranked seven- teenth in the nation, the California might have at least advanced to the second round of competition. Tiffany Rochelle was clearly the Bear standout. Rochelle was named First Team All Pac-10, was also named to the Pac-10 All-Academic Team, and was selected to the Ac- ademic All-American Team. WATER POLO. Pete Cutino retired this year, ending his 26-year reign at the head of col- lege water polo in storybook fashion by winning a recon. eighth NCAA championship and picking up the award for National Coach of the Year. The Golden Bears finished the 52 FALL season at 33-3, breaking the high win mark of 31 wins set by the 1 980 team and equalled by the 1986 squad. The NCAA championship game pitted Cal against Pac-10 rival UCLA who went down to the tune of 14-11. Senior Kirk Everest, who was later named the 1988 College Water Polo Player of the Year, led Cat in scoring in the UCLA title game with four goals. En route to the finals, the Bears faced Arkansas Little Rock in a 17-6 trouncing and then soundly whipped Stanford 10-6. Pac-10 honors were not reserved solely for Cutino and Everest who were named coach and player of the year, respectively. Team members Rich Ambidge and Jeff Brush were named to the All Pac-10 Team. The Bears were also well-represented on the All-American Team with first team members Brush and Everest, second team members Ambidge and Julian Bailey, third team member Chris Humbert, and honorable men- tion winner Ivan Ortiz. The winning legacy l eft behind by Coach Cutino will surely live on in the memory of Cal water polo fans and players alike for many years to come. Text by Steve Miller. FALL 53 R mmiiCTio x S _ X I It took a guy named Reagan in a place like America to introduce Georgie to somebody he always wanted to be. President. GEORGE BUSH MICHAEL DUKAKIS nn rn. TENDERS A DISTURBING AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY. D.C. FILMS PRESENTS A MUDSLINGER PRODUCTION GEORGE BUSH MICHAEL DUKAKIS " PRETENDERS " CO-STARRING LLOYD BENTSEN BARBARA BUSH KITTY DUKAKIS DAN QUAYLE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF " PSYCHO ' 88 " THE HILARITY BEGINS NOVEMBER 8 he day was November 8, 1988. Millions of voters went to the polls and elected George Bush the 41st President of the United States. Although the 18-24 age group traditionally has the worst voter-turnout record of any demographic category of voters, many college students welcome the opportunity to get involved in political activities during presidential election years. Campaign ' 88 was no exception. FALL 55 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION STUDENT INVOLVEMENT On a student ' s hectic schedule, it is difficult to find ample time for studies and an active social life, let alone for cramming in some political campaign activities on the side. Those students who successfully participated in po- litical campaign activities in addition to all their regular daily activities deserve great admiration and respect. How did Cal students get involved during Campaign ' 88? Those clinging solidly to political party affiliation joined either the Berkeley College Re- publicans or the Cal Democrat s. Both organizations were extremely active in the presidential campaign and in contests for local offices. Members of each group sponsored and participated in debates, helped to register voters, and accosted students with " fact sheets " about their party ' s candidates and positions. There was no escaping the grasp of political information on the Berkeley campus as involved students strived to get the word out regarding their candidates ' political histories, images, and issue stands. wide variety of students took part in Election ' 88 activities. Those most concerned with who the leader of the free world would be and who especially wanted to " stand by their man " signed up with a variety of " Students For " groups. The activities of these groups overlapped with those of the party-affiliated organizations yet focused more greatly on getting the word out about lesser-known candidates and issues. Students determined to make a difference both on campus and in the community at large interned, volunteered, or were otherwise employed with a candidate ' s official campaign staff. A majority of students, however, had little or no time to officially take part in the political happenings preceding election day yet still took part in less formal political activities. Many resorted to the " word of mouth " technique of political message dissemination, pinning down friends in debates over dorm meals and persuading roommates of the ideal candidate over lab writeups and English papers. Simply talking about the issues with friends in casual con- versations clarified thoughts and influenced decisions. Lesser dedicated and more greatly stressed students opted for a one-time, no obligation political effort: Writing a letter to the Daily Cal. Some did even less by picking up the paper and scanning its announcement which read " Register to vote! One day left! Think about it!, " feeling guilty that they still hadn ' t found the time to resister. Cal students varied in their political choices, affiliations, and commitments. But no matter who they supported or how committed they were to their cause, they found numerous ways to become involved in Campaign ' 88 activities despite impinging time constraints. Laura Wuertele D Many students joined either the Berkeley College Republican or tbt Cal Dmocrafe. n Highly-dedicated political activists interned, volunteered. Of secured employment with a candidate ' s ofBdal campaign stafL O The " word ol mouth " method ol politico! information ft m Mfffwi WOX MpMMujr pOpUJOT 0V T 00TOI maoif and Jab wnttupt. 56 FALL FALL ' S VITAL VITTLES HOME COOKING The typical college student moves away from home thinking, " Ha! Now I can eat whatever I want! No more liver goulash for this autonomous adult! " The next day he ' s eating dorm food and the smart stomach starts checking out apartment ads in the newspaper. Once a student gets his own place and gains control over his own kitchen he thinks he ' s happy. He makes a trip to Safeway and piles all his favorite foods into a shopping cart, returning home enthusiastically ready to cook. The only problem? He needs more than just ingredients to whip up a culinary masterpiece measuring cups, utensils, pots and pans are also required. After yet another trip to the supermarket and yet another dent in the checking account, the eager new chef pulls out a recipe. The actual meal preparation appears easy. All it involves is measuring and mixing ingredients, boiling some water, perhaps setting a timer or chopping up some vegetables. Simple, right? Hardly. Treacherous pitfalls accompany every step outlined by a cookbook as recipes always tell what to do but rarely how to do it. For example, how do you add only the egg whites to the meal you are preparing?! Once the food is finally in the oven or on the stove the waiting process begins. Most first-time cooks begin preparing a meal only when they feel hungry, so by the time the food is done, the starving student has consumed every edible munchie in the place. No matter how delectable the final product appears, the student cannot possibly find room to devour it. Which rarely matters most initial creations turn out far too horrendous for words. After the thrill of cooking wears off (generally after two to three days), the student comes to terms with the reality of being a student. Lack of time and money are key components of this reality. A routine develops which involves eating the same food items prepared the same way day in and day out. A tradeoff occurs between eating healthy foods which require adequate preparation and eating cheap, easy, gastronomical garbage like microwave pizza and popcorn. For most students faced with five papers and three upcoming midterms, the choice becomes obvious. Cleanup provides an additional never-ending hassle. The solution? Leave it for the weekend, or next week, or next weekend, or ... The most ideal alternative is simply shutting the doors to the kitchen and buying clean dishes. Perhaps when a student graduates from college there will be time for this time-consuming chain of events. Maybe there will even be money to purchase decent grocery items. Most college students attempting to cook for themselves today can only hope and dream and look to the future. For now, keeping the grades up and maintaining a decent social life prevail. Robert J. Kato Pamela Shadden FALL 57 Which do you prefer reading and writing, or labs and problem sets? If you prefer the former, you will want to take social science and humanities classes. If you prefer the latter, physical and biological sciences are more your style. Once headed toward the right field, try narrowing it down some more. First the social sciences and humanities. Do you like researching, extensive reading and writing, and classes such as history, sociology, ethnic studies, and political science? Then you ' ll love the social sciences! If you prefer art, culture, languages, and more abstract concepts, go for the humanities. Physical or biological sciences? Physical sciences are largely theoretical and involve plenty of computations coupled with laboratory research and reporting. The biological sciences involve the study of living things and are a bit more practical and concrete. Once you ' ve got your general area identified, you need to choose a specific subject from that area. Ask yourself the following questions: What were my favorite classes in high school? What are two or three of the subjects in this area I might enjoy? What are the major requirements for them? What are the prerequisites? In the course of this investigation you will hopefully come across the one subject which seems to fit your interests the best. At some point, you may only be able to narrow your choices down to two or three potential majors. What then? If you have some time to decide, take a few classes from each and compare them to see where your interests lie. In moments of desperation, you can always resort to pulling a major out of a hat. Confused? Undecided? Building up units and going nowhere? Don ' t worry you ' re not alone. If you still haven ' t decided on a major and the University is about to block your registration, things can seem pretty desolate. But there is hope! You can make up your mind and declare a major before the Unit Monster sneaks up and destroys your schedule request form. by Laura Wuertete MOJORS FALL 59 CONCERNS 5 8 Some of you have probably been thinking that you like all the subjects that one area has to offer. What can you do? Look into the field major programs. Field majors offer you the opportunity to earn a degree while taking slightly related classes in a wide variety of subject areas. For those of you who are simply not drawn to any of the majors being offered at this time, perhaps what you need is an individual major. If you have a certain topic in mind and can find a faculty member who is willing to work closely with you, you may be granted permission from the university to pursue your own tailor-made course of study. An individual major, like the field majors, allows you to take a wide variety of classes organized around a common theme. No matter what you decide in your pursuit of the ideal major, keep in mind that selecting a major is not, repeat not, the same thing as selecting a career. - Though a major decision can open up career op- portunities in the long run, a single degree can have a wide variety of career applications. The important thing is to select a major in which you are sincerely interested. In the end, if you still haven ' t located what you ' re looking for in terms of a ' major, you haven ' t searched hard enough. Talk to friends, visit a major advisor, and don ' t get discouraged. Before you find yourself without a reg. card, you ' re sure to find yourself with a major. II you ' re really lost, keep la mind that college advisors are always nearby to lend a (wiping hand. They won ' t and shouldn ' t make your decision lor you, but they eaa surely help point (fee way. There are also workshops designed to help you clarify your Interests and abilities. If you end up having questions about a specific major, try speaking to a major advisor they really know their stuff. Most Importantly, try not to get discouraged when searching for a major. The Ideal major Is out there watting for you somewhere. 60 FALL by Karen Johnson . ecuring backpack, spring semester ' s 1 " Schedule of Classes, " and Norton An- thology 2 all with her right arm, she troops up Haste balancing a pesto slice with the opposit hand. Square Roots ' tunes blasting through her headphones reiterate the sounds of the previous hour spent in Sproul Plaza with the promising pair. Her mind, racing from last week ' s Sigma Pi party to next week ' s Chem 1 A midterm, suddenly focuses on the satisfying fact that her calves have finally firmed enough to keep that dull sting away after walking the several blocks to Unit Two Residence Halls. Fin- ishing the slice of pizza frees her left hand to dig erratically into her backpack for that seemingly forever-misplaced dorm key. She calls for the " vator " and while she waits for its descent from the eighth floor she sneaks into the lobby restroom to fill up her new green squirt gun. Soon she will be seeking revenge on her greatest " water fight " opponent. " Yes, " she says to herself as she enters the " vator " and presses the button for the sixth floor " I do feel like this is my home. It is my home. " FALL 61 Beyond room and board, the Res- idence Halls have much to offer to both the new and returning students. Groups of residents enjoy excursions to San Francisco, midnight tours of the Cal campus, walks through the Botanical Gardens, tours of Lawrence Hall of Science, as well as food tours through the eccentric streets of Berke- ley. Students readily participate in these activities, knowing that in a week most of their valuable hours will be spent solely on studying. The hall staff also gives the room- mates the chance to get to know one another through Twister parties, the popular games of Trivial Pursuit and Pictionary and other activities such as " Movies, Muchies and Mocktails. " The Hall Association quickly elects officers to plan the events of the Unit. Officers meet weekly to discuss and vote on upcoming events. Activities _ such as the " Newly Roommate Game, " the " Dating Game, " the Fall Formal, the USC road trip, ski trips and more movies and munchies are enjoyed by the dorm students as a result of the careful planning of Hall Ass. Officers. Weekly events are also offered to the residents. Yogo Meditation, Ka- rate, and aerobic classes are quite pop- ular, and students often get involved in various intramural teams organized by the Unit. Fascinating topics like Berkeley in the ' 60s, long distance re- lationships, safe sex, sexual diversity and coping with death are discussed in an organized fashion weekly in the recreational room of the Unit build- ing. Free tutoring and study groups are also offered in each Unit. In its entirety, living in a Residence Hall is more than just room and board. Establishing relationships, ac- quiring skills, and becoming aware are all part of being involved with the dorms, Cal, and Berkeley. 62 FALL W i j FALL 63 Nirvana or Hades? by Laura Wuertele Ah, the dorms! That eternal symbol of college life: weekend parties, floor meetings, and bad food. Some like it, i others can ' t wait to get out. A big factor in this experience is the roommate (or roommates) one gets. The relationship between roommates can make or break a year in the dorms. Suppose you get in the dorms and receive a double. If this person is not at all like you and has a totally different schedule, things can get pretty boring. You have to depend on your own resources for company and fun; you ' ll probably eat alone a lot, which is embarrassing as well as boring. Sure, you have a place to sleep and eat, but you ' ll come away hating dorm life and not knowing why it always seems to get rave reviews. On the other hand, you may get a roommate who is a great deal like yourself, maybe even in some of your classes. You will do everything together eat, talk, do homework, go 64 FALL shopping, go to football or basketball games. Your friends become your roommate ' s friends and vice versa. Whenever you get bored, you can count on your roommate to chat and drive away the monotony. Also, you have someone for moral support; you don ' t have to meet the other people on the floor all by yourself, you don ' t have to sit in your room studying c go to meetings by yourself. There ' s always someone to do things with. In this case, you will have made lots of good friends whom you will keep in touch with and you may have someone to share an apartment with next year. You love the dorms and even the food doesn ' t seem so bad. These two scenarios demonstrate the wide range of ex- periences people have in the dorms. Of course, even if you can ' t stand your roommate(s), you could still have a good time with someone down the hall, but it will be that much harder. If you ' ve lived in the dorms, you know that sometimes the food and noise are just too much to take no matter who you- roommate is. If you are considering the dorms, remember that you are taking a risk. But if you play your cards right, the (housing) lottery could pay off with a fantastic roommate and one of the best years of your life. FALL 65 f " V I t- i i ' tSJ - ' 66 FALL Time to Play by Richard Capone t last, freedom! Dorm life for most was a chance to experience a new life, a life without restrictions, a life without par- tents. Since most dorm residents were freshmen, catching a spot in the dorms offered an extremely valuable prize. Together these young adults could take ad- vantage of their good fortune to change their lifestyles while learning at the same time what college was all about Bedtime rolled past midnight, socializing climbed the ladder of priorities, and breakfast became lunch. Living ' in the dorms allowed friendships to grow to deeper levels. By being boxed in a 14 by 18 foot room with one or two roommates and by having 249 other individuals in the same building, constant companionship emerged which could not be matched by many previous lifestyles. Pizza? Chou ' s Run? Top Dog? You name it and it could be done. Whenever someone felt like a midnight snack or even to just put off studying, a quick jot down the hall resulted in a companion with similar desires. Unfortunately, these indul- gences did have consequences. Fall finals for some were a little harder than expected. Fifteen weeks ' worth of instruction usually wasn ' t condensed successfully into one or two nights of studying. Luckily most residents learned to slow down during the second semester and to use their new freedoms noderately. And if they didn ' t, academic probation was al- ways just around the corner nudging them on. But then again, what was academics to an individual in the iorms? Dorm life offered primarily an occasion to grow so- daily. Academic enhancement would naturally come with die Kxumulation of credits but social growth could only occur arith experience. The dorms offered an easy way to meet people and a chance to experiment All around you were thers your own age, encountering the same problems you Mere: tough classes, girl or guy trouble, high phone bills, ancontrollable desires to skip studying, indigestion, or just Main and simple home-sickness. Dorm life meant sharing with friends, staying up late, put- ing off homework, and having fun. 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IF YOU ' RE LOOK AHIG FUTU Look to Southern California Gas Company, the nation ' s 1 supplier of natural gas. We can place you in a stim- ulating environment that allows you to make early contributions. Express your own ideas. Realize your potential. The future of energy depends upon people with energy. To learn more about our future, and how you can be a part of it, talk with our Professional Staff ing Coordinators when t hey visit your campus or write to: Southern California Gas Company, 810 South Flower St., Dept. ML403V, Los Angeles, CA 90017. THE RIGHT KIND OF ENERGY. THE RIGHT KIND OF PEOPLE. NG FOR 3-ENERGY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA J gas COMRANY Equal Opportunity Employer M F V H U.S. Citizenship Permanent Resident Visa Required T, here was a game? What game? Oh, the Big Game. I almost forgot with all the commotion surrounding the contest of two football teams who, by the end of it all, wouldn ' t have winning records. Who cares about winning records, though. This is Berkeley and we ' re supposed to support unrealistic and idealistic causes like peace on earth and a winning football record. FALL 75 V ' - ' . X x 76 FALL At least Cal has a real mas- cot. The folks down on the farm haven ' t had a real mascot in over a dec- ade. Why don ' t they just add an " s " to the end of their pseudo-nickname and become the Cardinals? A bear is more menacing than a cardinal anyway. As Bears, we can appear intimidating with- out winning regularly. e almost had a win- ning record this year. Close but no cigar (or axe for that matter). 5-5-1 doesn ' t quite cut the mus- tard. The hopes for a win- ning season and axe rec- lamation were dashed when Stanford defensive back Tuan Van Le flew in from the left side of the Bear line and blocked Robbie Keen ' s game- winning attempt with just four seconds left in the game. NO JOY IN MUDVILLE Cal fans sat stunned, contemplating the mvsteries and injus- tices of the universe, re- alizing there would be no joy in Mudville in 1988 as the 91st Big Game ended in a 19-19 deadlock. Led by the indefatigable Mic Man, Bear fans cheered valiantly and Oski brawled with the Stanford Tree, yet all was for naught. The resulting tie, as a sage football coach often told me. was about " as exciting as kissing your sister. " Defending Cal ' s fine reputation, Oski TKO ' d Stanford ' s pugnacious pine in the first round as security guards swarmed the fracas. But the fero- cious fir wasn ' t the gen- uine article, anyway. Some stalwart Stanford-haters (devoted Cal fans, per- haps?) had heisted the rea tree at the Stanford-UC Davis band review a num ber of weeks before the Big Game. Now this is the The tie was " as exciting as kissing your sister. " type of action that makes the Big Game and the week preceding it unlike your ordinary garden- variety week. The hype surroun ding Big Game 1988 demonstrated the importance placed on a contest which lacked any sort of post-season signif- icance but was instead contested for pride, brag- ging rights, and, of course, the ever- important axe. UNLIKE ANY OTHER GRIDIRON MELEE With enough beer anyone can be- lieve that the Big Game is the most impor- tant game being contestec in the land. This is part o! what makes the Big Game and the events surround- ng it so great. Who cares hat USC and UCLA aced off the same day for he right to play in the iose Bowl? Big Game lype begins on the Mon- day before the battle and rises to a fevered pitch at the bonfire the night be- fore the two teams meet, overshadowing the impor- tance of any other sport- ing event occurring else- where in the universe. Certain measures are taken by Cal faithfuls to ensure the Big Game is unlike any other gridiron melee. The war doesn ' t begin and end when the two teams enter and leave the playing field. Much of the combat actually takes place in the stands. The Stanford band knows full well that incoming or- anges will bombard their ranks and that they should do their best to keep their distance from the hail of citrus and other objects hurled by overzealous Bear backers. Refusing to " take off that red shirt " at the Big Game is an invi- tation for doom as any stray Cardinal is " rolled up " the bleachers by the Cal student section. Such carnival excitement, the attitude that all law and order has been suspended for one afternoon, con- tributes immensely to the game ' s appeal, even when it ends up in a tie. Oh, God, but why a tie? This year, the Stanford section got into the dis- ruptive act by sending a remote-controlled car equipped with a smoke bomb whizzing through the formation of the Cal band. Oski captured the car and in a fit of good- naturedness set it free. Upon a second attack on the bear band the vehicle was destroyed. The car ' s second run through the band is most likely what incited the usually mild- mannered Oski to vio- lence with the Stanford Tree following the game ' s disappointing conclusion. To even the most casual observer, it seems the members of the Stanford band deserve to be pelted with foreign objects. Face it. Any band that paints its Sousaphones various col- ors is looking for an or- ange in the mug. If the Stanford band would clean up its act a bit, I ' m sure the friendly Bear backers would cease their vigorous assault. Well, maybe not. But this is a clever excuse for throwing things, don ' t you think? WHY, OH WHY, DID THEY HAVE TO TIE?! Several members of the Cal band made their way to the top of the Campanile on Wednesday of Big Game Week to play a few tunes in the spirit of the game. The mystique surround- ing the Big Game focused attention on a rivalry which has been contested on the football field for the past 91 years. The spirit inspired by the Big Game takes var- ious forms on campus. Each year the " Get the Red Out " blood drive helps to relieve the Bay Area blood supply short- age. This year the rivalry was extended into the UCB political scene as the Big Game Week Party emerged in the ASUC elections. Though no Big Game Week Party candi- date captured a Senatorial seat, those campaigning for the party demonstrat- ed that the Big Game has a certain magic about it, whether or not the Bears win or loose. But why, oh why, did they have to tie?! FALL 77 78 FALL " Feel the emotions of Cal. " See the people who make Cal what it Is. " No Way Out! " When everything comes tumbling down. " Playing the Field. " A little rain won ' t hurt, It may actually help. " Discover a ' New ' World! " A change of pace may be what you need. " A healthy body Is a healthy mind. " Exercise as an art. " Oh no, not again! " Have you decided where you ' ll be sleeping tomorrow? LIVE THE ADVENTURE. UC BERKELEY " 76956 14057 WINTER 1988-1989 VOL. 115 2 DEPARTMENTS 13 TRANSFORMATION: Shades of Time 23 PLAYING THE FIELD: Winter Sports 33 COLLEGE CONCERNS: Drugs 41 EVENTS: For Posterity 49 AN APPLE A DAY: Health Fitness News FEATURES COLUMNS 09 VITAL VTTTLES 12 AFTER HOURS 17 SEXUALLY SPEAKING 30 FACULTY PROFILE 45 FROM MT. OLYMPUS 54 AN ETHNIC THOUGHT 60 BREAKTHROUGH 68 TOMORROW 79 PREMONITIONS 05 THE MANY FACES OF CAL They say a picture is worth a thousand words. 10 BIG KIDS ' COLLEGE TOYS Turntables and slide rulers are out. 18 FRUSTRATION When will it all end?! Stress and student pressure. 31 CAL QUIZ: IN PURSUIT OF THE PERFECT SCORE If you ' ve got the answers, we ' ve got the questions. 36 CAFES Places to study. Places to hang out. 46 STUDYING ABROAD The title says it all. 55 LIVING IN A CARDBOARD BOX Need an apartment? We wish you luck with the hunt. 61 HOUSE AWAY FROM HOME A look at Greek life at Gal. 75 BOOK OF LOVE Hearts. Arrows. Valentines. Love. CO 01 ! _C O O -D O ,_ d CO .2 FOR MAL DEH YDE Editor-in-Chlel ROBERT J. KATO Editorial Assistant RICHARD CAPONE ASUC Publications Advisor JACQUELINE GALLO EDITORIAL Associate Editors LAURA BASS LAURA WUERTELE Sports Editor STEVE MILLER Stall Writers KAREN JOHNSON PAMELA SHAODEN JOYCE WU A R T It P R D U C T I N Design Director ADOMOS Page Designers RICHARD CAPONE ROBERT J. KATO Stall Assistants ANDY DONG JULIE FRIEDMAN SANDRA WONG Stall Artist MARY SKRAM PHOTOGRAPHY Photo Editor PETER BECK Assistant Photo Editor ERIC JARVIS Sports Photo Editor DAVID MONK Stall Photographers TORY BRADSHAW BILL CORLEY HASSAN FATAH ANDREA RAPAPORT ERIC SCHULTZ PUBLISHING Taylor Publishing Company 1550 W. Mockingbird Lane Dallas, Texas 75235 Regional Representative TERESA GRISWOLD 4 WINTER FORMALDEHYDE. The 1989 Blue Gold Yearbook. University of California at Berkeley. An ASUC Publication. Copyright 1989 by Robert J. Kato and the 1989 Blue Gold Yearbook staff . All rights reserved on entire contents. No part may be reproduced without prior written permission from Robert J. Kato or from Taylor Publishing Company of Dallas. TX. Faces Of Cd . y r , 8 WINTER WINTER ' S VITAL VITTLES FINE DINING When the Berkeley general catalog said that Berkeley has it all, it wasn ' t kidding. From run-do wn student apartments to architectural masterpieces, used clothing stores to haute boutiques, Berkeley runs the gamut. So, too, is the case for restaurants. Quaintly situated amongst flowers and ivy behind a small wooden patio, Chez Panisse provides the Bay Area ' s finest Mediterranean dining experience. According to owner Alice Waters, " The Chez Panisse experience begins with one basic philosophy: labor-intensive attention to quality. " Everything is prepared fresh by Master Chef Paul Bertolli and his five assistants using organic vegetables and meat provided exclusively to the restaurant. The menu changes daily, and reservations are required at least one calendar month in advance. Unlike many other Bay Area Thai restaurants, Plearn ' s Thai Cuisine keeps the taste exclusively Thai. No efforts are made to Americanize the food or rid it of the deliciously- pungent fragrances offered by Thai ingredients and recipes. If you eat at Plearn ' s, you won ' t be disappointed. The waiters take time to describe each delicious dish under consideration, and each is specifically made to order spicy, medium, mild, or hot. Truly delectable! In the former Sante Fe railroad station depot and in a place resembling a desert oasis lies the Santa Fe Bar Grill. Owner Faz Poursohi believes in catering to the needs of his customers. The most important aspect to him besides food quality is making his customers feel festive, creating for them a memorable dining experience. The restaurant serves simple yet savory dishes and desserts including duck, fresh fish, fresh pasta, and homemade chocolate pie. The dress is casual or whatever makes you comfortable. Faz wouldn ' t have it any other way. Andy Dong CHEZ PANISSE 1517 Shattuck Avenue Consistently rated as one of the top restaurants in the world, Chez Panisse makes its mark as the ultimate in quality dining. Dinner costs about $65 per per- son including wine and tip. For reser- vations call 548-5049. All major credit cards accepted. PLEARN ' S THAI CUISINE 2050 University Avenue Owner Plearn, her son Jerry, seven chefs, and a repertoire of waiters (mostly family members) recreate the atmosphere of Thailand and serve up large portions at reasonable prices. Call 841-2148 for reservations. Cash and per- sonal checks accepted. SANTA FE BAR GRILL 1310 University Avenue A well-manicured flower and herb gar- den, spacious open windows, a live pi- ano player, and plenty of hospitality all contribute to the Santa Fe dining ex- perience. About $25. For reservations call 841-4740. Most major credit cards accepted. WINTER 9 " Big Kids ' by PobeM J. Koto Toys Once they were viewed as student luxuries. Today they ' ve become collegiate necessities. Items of different shapes, sizes, and price ranges. Big Kids ' College Toys. For the discriminating undergraduate. TOSS THE TYPEWRITER IBM. Macintosh. Wang. If you can ' t stand the heat, get out of the oven. Throw caution to the wind and rush right out to purchase the latest in computerized technology. Start with the basics keyboard, monitor, disk drive. Can ' t afford a program? Copy one. Can ' t afford a laser printer? Steal one. No matter what, express your individuality by reading the manual accompanying your purchase. Nobody else ever does. DIAGNOSIS: COUCH POTATO Thpy meet. They fall in love. They move in together. They argue. They break up. They part enemies. Deep down they still love one another. Addicted to television? Prefer to skip studying than miss this week ' s episode of Dynasty? Then a VCR is the innovation for you. No dorm room or student apartment is complete without one. Why spend six dollars to catch the most recent flick with friends when you can wait six months and rent the film ' s videocassette for less than half the price? There are other clams in the chowder, you know. Some may call you a couch potato for sitting at home watching Stevie Nicks videos around the clock and memorizing every line of dialogue from About Last Night, but fear them not they ' re just jealous because they can ' t afford VCR ' s of their own. Stand your ground and keep your nose to the Flintstones. NOT THAT I DONT LIKE YOU D TJ C CO o 5 P a g GOME WITH THE WIMD Coffee, coffee everywhere but not a drop to drink unless you own a coffee maker. Caffeine comprises a fifth basic food group for students. If parKing is a problem or you want more mileage for your gasoline bucK, why not buy a scooter and scoot your way to campus? It ' s no paint off my fender. 10 WINTER KTUKE ME, BABY! Don ' t know how to cook? Hate doing dishes? Then buy some tv dinners a nd warm them up at home. Can ' t stand waiting the time it takes in your conventional oven? Purchase a microwave and zap your dinners in a flash. FOR EYES Like the look of glasses but have 20 20 vision or can ' t stand being seen in public with ultra- thick lenses? Glasses for fashion, frames with clear lenses worn with or without contacts to provide the look of glasses sans the coke bottles, make people look up and say: " 1-2-3-4 walking like a man, hitting like a hammer, she ' s a juvenile scam. Never was a quitter, tasty like a raindrop, she ' s got the look. Heavenly bound cause heaven ' s got a number when she ' s spinning me around, kissing is a color. Her loving is a wild dog, she ' s got the look. She ' s got the look. He ' s got the look. She ' s got the look. He ' s got the look. What in the world can make a brown-eyed girl turn blue? When everything I ' ll ever do I do for you and I go: la la la la la she ' s got the look. Swaying to the band, moving like a hammer she ' s a miracle man. Loving is the ocean, kissing is the wet sand, she ' s got the look. And she goes: na na na na na na nananananananananana he ' s got the look. " Hood. Engine. Battery. Transmission. Fan. Wheel. Tire. Door. Steering wheel. Speedometer. Odometer. Clock. Stereo. (J Sun visor. Emergency brake. Front seat. -c Back seat. Floor mat. Seat belt. Glove compartment. Gas pedal. Windshield wip- _- er. Windshield. Horn. Heater. Air condi- Q tioner. Defroster. Headlight. Bright beam. Grille. Bumper. Exhaust system. Speaker. O Dash board. Brake release. Key. Handle, t Arm rest. Head rest. Hood release. Seat Uj release. Side-view mirror. Rear-view mir- ZC ror. Change holder. Cup holder. Air vent. Window. Window opener. Power steer- K- seat. Gas cap. Gas tank. Tail light. Trunk. U a Hanky flu . - Rock A Little (Go Ahead Lily) Music makes the world go ' round. Or so they say. The early dog gets the worms. That ' s another story. The key audio phrases on campus today are " compact disc " and " compact disc player. " You are what you eat. For those still devoted to vinyl, you ' re just gasping on straws. Jump into the technological tide making ' waves through the late 80 ' s. Cassettes are still big, though, so traditional time has not yet run out. Just keep in mind that you ' ll catch more flies with honey than with velcro. Plain and simple. Listen to the tracks riding on the airwaves. Listen to the airwaves riding on the tracks. What do you hear? Increased clarity preserving as closely as possible the sound of the original recording. High resolution can reveal limitations of the source tape, but that ' s neither Barbie nor Ken. Really WINTER 11 A Sable On Blond: Melanie Griffith struggled her way up the corporate ladder in Working Girl, co-starring Harrison Ford and Sigourney Weaver. 4 After The Glitter Fades: It was her year of living B drainingly. Cybill Shepherd returned to work, breast-fed twins Zach and Ariel between takes, and worked off 45 pregnancy pounds in an effort to revive sagging ratings on she and Bruce Willis ' once-popular ABC television series " Moonlighting. " But the network cancelled the show anyway, kicking off nine-weeks ' worth of new episodes in late winter. Rooms On Fire: Robert Englund returned to the sound stage as demonic Freddy Krueger to film A Nightmare On Elm Street 5, due out later this year. Relaxed in his role ( " I own the guy now! " ), Englund especially enjoys devising lines mocking middle-class fads. His latest: While stuffing lethal amounts of food down the throat of a diet- conscious model, Freddy quips, v Bon appetit, bitch. " T Some Become Strangers: In the aftermath of personal conflicts which forced their collaborating days to an end, ex-Smith Morrissey released The Last Of The Famous International Play- boys and ex-Smith Johnny Marr worked with Matt Johnson ' s band the The on the soon-to-be-released al- bum Mind Bomb. Text and layout by Rob- ert J. Kato. 12 WINTER 14 WINTER ' ' - An Early Perception FRUSTRATION One afternoon a moth- er and her nine-year- old child visited the Berke- ley campus. By some un- fortunate fate, the two be- came separated. The mother searched desper- ately for her child and the young boy became preoc- cupied with several strange occurrences on campus. He wandered into the Terrace. There he observed several college students in- haling their lunches, pay- ing their tabs and running to class. He stood there and pondered the bizarre encounter. His mother had always advised him to chew each bite slowly. He remembered his mother ' s words, " Donny slow down, the food is not going anywhere. " He dismissed the entire situation and continued his quest. From that location, he stumbled on to Sproul Plaza. Hoards of people surrounded the frightened boy. He was devastated. " What ' s going on here? " he mumbled to himself. Where were all these people go- ing? Where were they coming from? Who were they? And why were there so many of them? It was 12:00 PM. He was caught in a mix of big bodies, loud voices, and colored backpacks. Everyone was trying to reach some destination: some were headed into Sproul Hall, some were going into the Golden Bear, some were rushing to the ASUC, and others were on their way to " Sometimes I feel like screaming because I can ' t seem to control my life. Everything is happening at once and I don ' t see an end to the maddness. " classes. An amazing trait en- compassed the students: anx- iety. He survived the ordeal and found himself in Dwinelle Hall. He surveyed the surround- ings and decided to walk up- stairs. He peeked into Room 211. The sight shocked the little boy. The students were in an uproar. A midterm was scheduled for the following day and some didn ' t have the books. They were screaming, complaining, and devising plans to get the class books which were titled ' Blue. " A strange thought occurred to the boy. " Were all college students frazzled, stressed out, unfriendly, distraught and un- able to deal with pressure? " With this disturbing question in mind, the young boy acquired more knowledge of col- lege life. College students always had bills but never enough money to pay them. The weather lacked consistency; ranging from rainy to scorching hot which sometimes af- fected the students ' performance, motivation, and states of mind. Many students didn ' t get along with their roommates. Some students found it laborious to balance their schedules. Between completing assignments, getting to class on time, getting enough rest, and ac- cepting the professors stringent grading pol- icy, the students realized a need to reevaluate their priorities. 18 WINTER by Michele Villarreal s ;::-- B " It seems that J ' i always short of funa and m resourcefulness i diminishing " " " " Alcohol! I don ' t know why we drink so much! We almost always regret it but for some reason, we keep on going back to it weekend after weekend. " y " I Jwte ffee be curve. All it does is guarantee that I ' m going to have to work hard for a good grade. Why can ' t everyone conspire to lower the curve for a change? " - R 21 " Some students faced rac- ism in the classroom, in employment, and from other students. The pressure from parents to succeed was as great as pressure from stu- dents to blow off studying. The boy, exhausted from look- ing for his mother, sat on a bench a 11 u thought about everything he had ob- served. Everything started to make sense. These college students were dealing with the pres- sures of student life as best they could. Though being lost, the boy real- ized that even though col- lege has a lot of pressure it can be dealt with. The boy learned some helpful ad- vice: Pressure from various sources is always promi- nent, however it must be overcome as a means of achieving success. " " I feel like an egg under pressure! Why can ' t I forget it all for just one evening: Work, studying, parties, men, women, my future? " I 1 1 - ' MEN ' S SWIMMING A dual rn ef: record of 11 - topped off by a sixth-place finish the NCAA Championships, In the meet, the Bears scored 252 points, finishing behind Texas, Stanford, .Michigan UCLA, and USC This year marked the thirteenth straight year that the Bears have finished in swim- ming ' s top-TO. Individually, senior Ron Karnaugh, junior Sean KjJKpn, and sophomore Mark Henderson were the most out- standing performers for Gal. The All America list for the Bears is lengthy, including Karnaugh, Killion, Paul Kkigsrhan, Roque Santos, Henderson, Steffan Perrson, Joel Thomas, Charlie Ciine and Paton McClung. 24 - V JEL MEN ' S BASKETBALL What a turnaround the basfcetball team made in 1988f Cal went from 20 losses last season (9-20) to 20 wins this season, going 20-13. The Bears were the only NCAA r Division 1 team to do this in 1988 and NCAA officials don ' t recall such a feat being accomplished in recent history. Healthy feet (or at least Leonard Taylor ' s mended foot) gave the senior a chance to lead the Bears after two agonizing seasons missed because of a mfedfagftOsed M con- dition and then a broken foot, Taylor showed what he could do wh ?rt healthy and ied h1sv team into hs third NIT tournament in fqur seasons while he made the All Pacr 1 team , Cal ' s stay in the NIT tour mentwas t s i n the second round i rt a 73 -? Jo$s to Connecticut The f .first | n;: the, totirney saw the Bears trounce the of Hawaii ' s ' Raninbow: " Harmon Gym. Jllfffi 40 rfX 26 WNTER wo horn. ; m hone . f Che;, ted on three top-eit ' .on final. idividua the Bears ' sixth : time Alt-American. Othe iins indi: ippa Downes, Carol Pel- Kuhfman! . -ason as Bear h- din the ti ;ormances. Thorntor the 1989 U.S. Olympic Festival v Ml WINTER 2: WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL In 1988-89 the women ' s basketball team performed better than anyone ever expected. The Bears, picked to finish sixth in a pre-season poll of conference coaches, finished the sea- son in a three-way tie for fourth place with USC and UCLA. However, the picture wasn ' t entirely rosy: Cal en- ded the season at 13-15, 8-10 in con- ference play. This was the Bears ' first losing season in ten years. On the up side, Cal closed out the season with a sweep of the Southern California schools to capture a piece of fourth place. It was the first time Cal had swept a series from USC and UCLA beating USC 115-106 and UCLA in a 92-81 victory. The USC game marked a Bear record for the most points in a single game. UCLA ' s contest with Cal saw the Bears com- ing back from an eleven-point first half deficit to end the season on a winning note and mark the first time Cal beat UCLA in Berkeley. 28 WINTER WOMEN ' S GYMNASTICS Although the 1989 women ' s gymnas- tics team amassed only a 6-9 record. 1 4 89 had its highlights as the Bears ., broke the school scoring record four times this year, the last time in the last meet of the season versus San Jose State. The point record has gone from 1 k85 to the current mark of 1 tf h li , V With a total of 183.30 points at the NCAA Regionals, Ca! achieved its highest marks in its tour appearar in the meet. However, the B-. ished seventh in a field of seven in the Regional meet. The heartbreak of the 1989 season was experienced by freshman Kristen Smyth who narrow- ly missed the NCAA qualifying av- erage mark of 37.77. Her season av- erage stood at 37.53, so no Ca! women competed at the NCAA na- tional championships. 1 ith so many of today ' s col- lege students fascinated with music, it is not surprising that one of this year ' s Distinguished Teaching Awards was presented to Professor of Music Anthony Newcomb. Newcomb devotes 95 percent of his time to music and is described by his students to be a " dynamic, com- pletely engaged, crazy instructor. " As an undergraduate at UC Berke- ley, Newcomb dabbled in law, eco- nomics, and music. Then he became a Fullbright Scholar, going on to study music in graduate school at Princeton. After obtaining his de- gree, Newcomb taught for one year at Harvard before returning to the Bay Area. Today, UC Berkeley ' s Hertz Hall serves as the home to his dynamic lecturing style and the mu- sic he loves so well. But fans of 1980 ' s pop music beware Pro- fessor Newcomb is not a fellow soul-mate. In fact, he finds most of modern day pop absolutely boring. Julie Friedman 30 WINTER PURSUIT OF THE PERFECT SCORE TEXT BY Robert J.Kato LAYOUT BY Robert J. Kato RESEARCH BY The 1989 Blue Gold Yearbook Staff o you think you know all there is to know about UC Berkeley After aH, you ' ve been here a few years, you participated a couple activities, you never missed a football game you ' ve stored up hundreds of bits and pieces of Cal trivia in the process You certainly know the ba sics South Hall is the oldest building on campus The world ' s first Mongolian English dictionary was com- piled at UCB Rick Starr has been performing on cam- pus for the past three years But despite your wealth of knowledge, there are still a few bits of Cal trivia that you have probably never before come across. WINTER 31 QUESTIONSHIfthe Campanile fell in an earthquake, which campus structures would it destroy? Why were blue and gold selected as school colors? Who built the Big " C, " and how were its building materials transported to the top of the hill upon which it rests? D The California Memorial Stadium is dedicated to which group of individuals? Where did Oski, Cal ' s Golden Bear mascot, get his name? At noon on the last day of regular classes each semester, which song chimes from the Campanile ' s bell tower? Everyone calls it Sproul Fountain, but what is its real name, and who is it named after? A N S W E R SI In the event of an earthquake, the Campanile would not destroy any campus structures. It is designed to fall directly between Wheeler and Doe. B lue was selected as a school color because many early Berkeley students were the sons of Yale graduates. Gold was selected because it char- acterizes California. The Big " C " was built on March 18, 1905 by a group of freshman and sophomore men who formed a human chain to transport building materials up the slopes in a heavy rain. D The California Memorial Stadium is dedicated to all the University students who died in World War I. Oski got his name from the 1895 spirit cheer " Oski Wow! Wow! Whiskey Wee! Wee! " At noon on the last day of classes each semester, " The Hanging of Danny Deever " sounds from the Campanile ' s bell tower to set the somber tone of Dead Week. Ludwig ' s Fountain, named after the dog who liked to swim there when the fountain was first filled, is the correct name of the structure adorning Sproul Plaza. 32 WINTER Drugs . . . they ' re on my mind at the moment, not literally, right now anyway, but in a more philosophical, meditative, exploratory sense. Drugs can be fun, and if you do the right ones you won ' t get addicted and can have new and wondrous adventures without ever leaving your living room or dorm. Some people claim that students do more drugs than members of other segments of society. I disagree, because alcohol is certainly a drug, yet anyone in society can drink whenever the mood strikes and nobody gives it a second thought. Additionally, a wide segment of professionals do coke all the time. It ' s not fair for students to get the rap for having unprecedented numbers of drug abusers in their ranks. The problem is that students are simply an easy target for the rest of a society which fails to admit that drug abuse runs rampant outside of campus life. Nevertheless, you have to admit that a college campus is an exceedingly convenient place to obtain illegal substances. I mean. if you want drugs, really want drugs, you can get them it ' s not as if the illegality of whatever you ' re searching for will deter you. Why are drugs illegal anyway? Don ' t students have the right as American citizens to destroy their minds and bodies in any way they see fit? Isn ' t the reason George Washington and his merry men rose up against the British because of a Ti tax? (That ' s Tras in Ti-stick marijuana.) Students pay their taxes, so don ' t they deserve a few more recreational diversions? After all. alcohol is getting bpring. A new drug may reawaken the potential which lies sleeping in America. It could be the answer to all our ills. You ' ve heard it many times before. Just say no to drugs! You don ' t use them. Your friends don ' t use them. Your parents don ' t want you to use them. Still, despite all the convincing evidence indicating the devastating effects of drugs on the human body, a significant percentage of college students do get involved with drugs and believe in what they are doing. Why? by Steve Miller WINTER 33 34 WINTER CONCERNS C Oddly enough, economics provide the reason most students turn to drugs in the first place. Either they ' re making no mU money at all and get stoned out of their gourds to ease their .J anguish or they ' re so damn rich they have nothing else better I to do with their money. The student population as a whole generally falls into the impoverished category and often may have to recover from an economics midterm via self- medication. Why doesn ' t everyone just ease off students and mellow out? We all have different kinds of pressure upon us and need some type of drug, legal for some, illegal for others, to blow off a little steam. I propose that drugs be made legal only for students. That way students could ease the pressures of academic life and, with their readily available supply of substances, could make a profit to ease their financial woes on the side. By dealing drugs, some will have one less reason | to do drugs. Such reality could help resolve part of the current drug situation while serving capitalism and the American way rather well. Patriotism would rise among the student population, and graduating seniors would be more and more confident that a strong, profitable America could prevail once again. The next time you see a young, red-eyed, inco- herent student searching the Safeway aisles for a bag of Frito ' s, remember: He ' s doing drugs to assure that America will have a strong, secure future. Imagine getting through finite YMI fay teaiiM without steep and come . your exams A sapor tfnaj Uch ankas all ol us fee! like working all the time could make America top banana hi the world economic scheme eace afata. According to the If you smoke the right Dflrt of i batmm you can get high. Still. Wt theory remains untested to this day. WINTER 35 36 WINTER WINTER 37 38 WINTER " 99 i Cafes . 40 WINTER ' VENTS fter serving for eight years in the jReagan Administration, Vice President 3eorge Bush became the nation ' s for- ty-first president with Senator Dan Duayle as his vice president. Bush en- tered the Oval Office with an opposing Democratic Congress to contend with. Predictably, Bush ran into problems quickly with the nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary. Demo- crats labeled Tower a drunk and a womanizer while Republicans called hese statements over-exagerations. Nevertheless, Bush ' s nominee was ul- imately defeated by the Senate 53-47. January 7 marked the end of the pngest reigning monarch as well as he end of an era with the death of .Japanese Emperor Hirohito. This era was known as " Showa " or " Enlightened Peace. " Hirohito ' s 62- year reign was followed by the crown- ing of his eldest son, Prince Akihito. In entertainment, Pat Sajak left day- time ' s 14-year-old " Wheel of Fortune " to star in his own late-night show. As of December 30, 1988, " Wheel of For- tune " was the most popular game show in the world with a current view- ing audience of 70 million. Signifying the first successful mis- sion since the tragedy of the shuttle Challenger, space shuttle Discovery blasted into orbit on a four-day mission. The entire space shuttle program was grounded after the tragic destruction of the Challenger and its crew 73 sec- onds after liftoff on January 28, 1988. Superbowl XXIII was captured by the San Francisco 49 ' ers making the 49 ' ers the team of the eighties. The 49 ' ers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in Miami on Super Bowl Sunday. After nine years of conflict, Soviet troops finally pulled out of Afghanistan. A UN-mediated agreement arranged for the removal of Soviet troops over a period of months. The costly war was ended after much criticism from the United States and most of Europe. The high costs and limited results of the war also highly influenced the Soviet Union to withdraw. Perhaps the second worse crisis to hit the American economy since the ' 81 recession unmasked itself in 1989. Over 500 thrifts and savings and loan National International WINTER 41 associations reported losses amount- ing to seven billion dollars annually. This shock threw the federal govern- ment (which currently insures Amer- ica ' s savings institutions) into a frenzy as it sought ways to pay for the severe losses. Ted Bundy, the highly-famed serial murderer, was executed at the Florida Penitentiary while a crowd of 300 sang " On Top of Old Smoky " outside the building. Bundy, first sentenced to death in 1979, managed to delay his execution by ten years through a series of tactics which sent the judicial mech- anism into circles. Bundy blamed his violence towards women on pornog- raphy. Muslim-born British author Salman Rushdie received a greater response than expected to his newly published novel The Satanic Verses when Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini offered a one million dollar reward for anyone who would murder the author (2.6 mil- lion dollars if the person was Muslim). Khomeini claimed that Rushdie ' s novel was a blasphemy against Islam. In re- sponse, several members of the Eu- ropean Economic Community with- drew diplomatic relations from Iran including Great Brrtain which also re- quested the removal of several Iranian diplomats within its borders. The con- trovery over The Satanic Verses nat- EVENTS ( : ' ' : - :f s; : :: " ; ::; urally increased sales of the book, causing local bookstores to sell all their stock and encouraging the publisher into a second printing. The book has also been linked to the pipe-bombing of two Berkeley bookstores, Cody ' s Books on Telegraph Avenue and Waldenbooks on Shattuck Avenue. I 42 WINTER National International c California ' s first dormitory Bowles Hall became an historical landmark fol- lowing an unanimous vote by the Land- marks Preservation Commission and the hard work of third-year Bowles res- ident Ken Landau. Bowles was built as a gift from Mary Bowles to her hus- band, an 1882 Berkeley graduate. The gothi c style building cost $350,000 back in 1928. In Sacramento seven bodies were unearthed outside a boarding house by police investigators. Dorothea Montalvo Puente, the owner of the boarding house, was arrested and charged with murder. Police became EVENTS involved after complaints from neigh- bors of strong odors and suspicious night diggings. Puente is suspected of murdering a total of seven elderly ten- ants to collect their Social Security benefits. At the Bear ' s Lair located in Lower Sproul Plaza Cal ' s defensive tackle Joel Dickson was shot in the left arm early one Sunday morning while at- tending a victory party. Police arrested a suspect in connection with the shoot- ing. Dickson, 20, was one of the most highly-recruited high school players in 1986. After 23 years, University officials and scientists finally decided to re- move the one megawatt nuclear re- actor in the basement of Etcheverry Hall. Scientists actually shut down the reactor one year ago due to lack of academic interest and research. The University is having the nuclear reac- tor, fuel rods and radioactive debris shipped to a storage facility provided by a private company. Protestors took a construction crane hostage for a week in February in order to halt the building of the Northwest Animal Facility on campus. Located at the corner of Haste Street and Oxford Avenue, six members of the Coalition copyright ' 88 David Ye State Local WINTER 43 Against Militarism, Animal Abuse, and Environmental Hazards scaled the crane to protest the use of animals in University-sponsored research. Food and supplies were brought up the crane allowing three of the protestors to hold out until February 28 when po- lice finally removed them. The white supremacist movement gradually gained adherents among the young. This trend was most noticeable with the violent fringe groups who cop- ied the hardcore " skinhead " style and organized under the wing of ex-Ku Klux Klan member Tom Metzger of San Die- go. In March, Metzger attempted to stage a rock concert in Napa, billed as an " Aryan Woodstock, " for his Nazi skin followers. Napa county supervi- sors went to court to halt the racist gathering and successfully prevented " Whitestock " due to lack of proper permits. Instead, only a small rally was held for 100 racist skinheads and supporters. FoUr hundred anti- Nazi and anti-racist protesters and 200 law enforcement officers also at- tended the event. 44 WINTER State Local From Mt. Olympus A Unique Rise in the Mountain by Julie Friedman I or a school that prides itself on diversity and a lack of racial or cultural separation, Berkeley still has its areas of tradition and old-fashioned conventions. One prime example is an institute steeped in tradition: the Greek system. Everyone knows the social side parties, formals, rush. Those funny Greek letters and those big houses on Piedmont, Channing, and Warring. But there ' s a whole separate system based on ideals and principles few people know of. They are the black Greeks. The black Greeks don ' t have those big houses on the Southside of campus and they don ' t rush the week before school starts eacfi fall. Their membership qual- ifications, their values, their rituals are all as traditional and specific, if not more so, than those of the more familiar Greek houses. At Berkeley, there are four black fraternities and four black sororities, all chapters of national organizations. The frats are Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Phi Beta Sigma, and Omega Phi Psi. The sororities are Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta, and Sigma Gamma Rho. They each have their own colors, flower, symbol, and pin. Yet their rituals and customs are often more strict than those of other Greeks. Pledges are sometimes made to wear specific clothes or talk in a certain way. Hazing rules are dif- ferent for these Greeks, yet they have less negative publicity and fewer tragic endings than other Greeks. They have their own lingo and even their own special greetings for one another. Their parties are almost al- ways huge gala events. While differences exist between the two sets of Greeks, one thing is for sure: loyalty and tradition run strong and deep in all Greeks. The black Greeks, how- ever, have also managed to create a system which is very unique Not many people have participated in the black Greek system, but those who do experience a highly innovative and interesting element of Greek life. WINTER 45 So ... high school graduation is something deeply embedded into the past. You ' ve experienced the excitement of receiving your letter of acceptance to Cal. You ' ve made the big move to Berkeley, having left your family and friends behind, only to wonder, " What will happen next? " For now the housing hassels have been triumphed. Roommates have eaten your last piece of pizza, used your last blue book just before your exam, and popped your last vitamin C. The ACE and In-Person Registration games have been played. By now you have waited long hours, found out that your TA is really not so bad after all, and discovered which of the two unit classes don ' t offer a tremendous work load. You have passed through Sather Gate a myriad of times now and equally as often have sighed as you ' ve looked up to the Campanile. The streets of Berkeley are familiar to you and you can finally remember exactly which block on Telegraph had that great resturant. You have loved your new haircut; you have hated your new haircut. BART has been mastered and you have shopped the new Nordstrom in San Francisco. And now . . . you are interested in studying abroad! The Education Abroad Progam (EAR) serves Cal as well as each of the other CIC campuses. This service Studying Abroad provides the opportunity for you, as a GC student, to study abroad while earning GC credit. Carefully you can plan your classes toward Cal graduation. Credits taken abroad will count towards your graduation requirements as long as they meet GC and Cal criteria. Your official GC transcript shows all approved courses and the grades are computed into your overall GC GPA. The educational fees of studying abroad are similar to studying at Cal. Each student is responsible for GC registration and educational fees, campus fees, room, board, books, and personal expenses. Additional costs are related to the round-trip transportation, differences in cost of living, the length of the program (whether it is twelve or nine months), the exchange rate between currencies, and vacation travel expenses. There is no foreign university tuition nor any program fee added to your expenses. $6,400 for Hong Kong and $15,800 for Tokyo demonstrates the variation in costs for a year abroad. Not only is most of the GC financial aid ap- plicable, but EAP also has a few specific scholarships 46 WINTER by Karen Johnson and financially-disadvantaged stu- dents ranging from $300 to $1000. All UC students are eligible to ap- ply to the EAP. The minimum re- quirements include the following: 3.0 cumulative grade point average, jun- ior standing by the end of the Spring term (56 units), and possible foreign language requirements. The amount of foreign language preparation needed varies according to the lo- cation desired. The application process should take place during your sophomore year. Deadline dates, specific pro- gram details, and answers to ques- tions can be obtained directly from the EAP office at Cal. Studying abroad is definitely a val- uable experience. The exposure to a completely different academic envi- ronment, language , and culture pro- vides greater understanding and world awareness. Personal growth, achievement, and independence are among the many rewards of the ex- perience. One student compared the year spent abroad to " a crash course in life. " Another relates that " it was stimulating 24 hours a day. " This next year, 1989-90, more than 1300 students are expected to study abroad through EAP. This includes over 85 host institutions in 33 countries worldwide. This could be your next eye-opening experience through Cal. For information at Cal Contact: International Education Office 2538 Channing Way, Bldg. D-104 Berkeley, CA 94720 (415) 642-1356 48 WINTER EALTH NEWS: AN APPLE A DAY WINTER 49 Mountain Taming by Richard Capone " " It ' s exhilarating! " exclaimed one of today ' s newest weekend warriors. " You can cover dis- tances normally impossible by toot and obtain the thrill of your life! " What this person is referring to is America ' s latest sport, mountain biking. Originating in the mid 70s in Marin County, mountain biking started when cycling enthusi- asts Joe Breeze and Gary Fisher experimented with several 1940 Schwin Excelsiors . These two modified the tires of these steel monsters in order to take them on some off-road adventures. Even- tually, in 1977, Joe Breeze made the first chromp- ly mountain bike frame and ever since mountain biking has spread like crazy. As expected with Marin being just across the Bay, Berkeley has also caught the mountain bik- ing craze. Being situated at the base of a range of coastal hills, a whole host of trails are available for off-roaders to experiment with. Since moun- tain bikes today are equipped with 18 gears, virtually any slope is climbable by a mountain bike using the correct tires. With low gear ratios, riders are able to keep their pedals spinning and thus themselves moving despite the grade. Unfortunately, mountain bikes are not cheap. Like most modern products, the technology has to be paid for. Production bikes made for actual hard off-road action usually cost a minimum of $500 and go up to $1300. Of course if someone wanted a custom off-road bike they could easily spend $2000 or more. Fortunately, since only ten percent of all mountain bikes actually go off-road, a wide assortment of " city " bikes have been produced which are basically less sturdier moun- tain bikes at a fraction of the cost. These " city " bikes are priced anywhere from $100 to $400. Like hiking and horseback riding, mountain biking offers the rider the opportunity to be out- doors without polluting the environment with any motorized mechanism. These riders can conquer hills using only their bikes and their own physical strength. Unfortunately, the fact that what goes up must also come down has caused some re- sentment towards mountain bikers. Since hikers, runners, horseback riders, and mountain bikers must all share the same trail, off-roaders have had a tendency to zoom past others on the downhill. Although most serious moutain bikers are courteous and keep an eye open, many times less experienced bikers do not. This causes a lot of frustration on both sides. The hikers and run- ners resent the mountain bikers, and the moun- tain bikers who obey the rules get angered for getting yelled at. What must be done is for eve- ryone to be more understanding. Mountain bikers cannot just think of themselves and likewise walkers and such cannot assume all mountain bikers are bad. Furthermore, if mountain bikers want to go fast they should ride when and where it is less populated. Perhaps the term weekend warrior is a little too zealous of a label for mountain biking. If too man 1 riders think of it in those terms all the trails will twl closed to bikes. Fortunately, a lot of responsibdj riders exist, and it is possible to still enjoy tto | thrill of mountain biking while being safe. It jus j takes a little extra planning. 50 WINTER Life and Death Earlier this academic year, a new abor- tion pill put on the market by a French pharmaceutical company caused quite a controversy between pro-life and pro- choice groups. This pill, called RU 486 but manufac- tured under the trade name Mifepristone, causes spontaneous miscarriage if taken within five weeks of pregnancy by inhib- iting the effects of the hormone proges- terone and thereby inducing the uterine lining to be sloughed off, along with the fertilized ovum. If taken together with prostaglandin, a substance that causes the uterus to contract, RU 486 is about 95% effective against unwanted pregnan- cies. Thousands of women have taken this pill and have shown no harmful side effects. Rouseel Uclaf, the manufacturer, start- ed marketing RU 486 to hospitals and medical clinics in September 1988 after the product was approved by the French government. However, when faced with potential boycotts worldwide of all its products from right-to-left groups (such as U.S. pro-life forces and Roman Cath- The Choice Between by Joyce Wu olic fundamentalists in France) and after receiving anonymous letters threatening to harm company officials and their fami- lies, Roussel Uclaf decided to suspend the pill ' s distribution in early November of the same year. This decision brought on strong protests from pro-choice groups, family planners, population experts, fem- inists, and doctors all around the worid. Subsequently, the French government, part owner of Roussel Uclaf, reversed the decision and ordered that RU 486 be re- turned to the market for " reasons of pub- lic health " and " in the interests of wom- en. " Family planning experts say that using RU 486 is safer and less painful than the usual surgical abortion. It is also a less expensive alternative. On the other hand, right-to-teft groups strongly oppose this drug because they are afraid that RU 486 could make abor- tions commonplace in the future. DavkJ N. Steen of the U.S. National Right to Life Committee said that " such a tethal drug has no place in America or anywhere else. " WINTER 51 Your Feet ' s Best Friend by Richard Capone Whatever happened to the days when a single pair of sneakers would suffice for all your athletic needs? Today it is no longer possible to rely on your local thrift store to supply you with your foot- wear. Instead, a whole range of shoes have emerged along with the fitness craze. These new shoes not only come spe- cific to each sport but also to each sport ' s particular needs. When buying running shoes, for instance, you now should know how many miles you plan to run each week, on what type of surface you plan to run, whether you plan to use the shoes for other activities as well, the width of your feet, your wear pattern (depending on the person, shoe soles wear out differently), and any in- juries you may have. These guidelines apply not only to running but to all activities. Nevertheless, one cannot help but wonder if all these varieties are nec- essary. Shoe companies say they are and consumers seem to agree since they keep buying more and more shoes. With the movements of shoes into the high technology market, the array of features available have become abstract and questionable. Besides the more ob- vious improvements such as lightness, durability, and effectiveness, how does a double vertical stabilizer bar, designer patented sole, or rebound energy tube improve your sport? Shoe companies have jumped at the opportunity to demonstrate their new " nightech ' features. They have already added flashy colors to enhance their twenty-first century line. I still wonder how the three-colored soles on my Nike Air-Plays help my racquetball game! Despite all these ambiguous features, shoe quality has definitely increased. Unfortunately, so have shoe prices. To- day ' s sports shoes which range from (continued next page side bar) Kumite An Art of Mind and Body by Karen Johnson Although the American film The Karate Kid has boosted the sport ' s popularity in recent years, Karate has been popular in Japan since the early part of this century. The Shotokan style of Karate was introduced on the island of Okinawa by Gichin Funakoshi whose pen name, Shoto, offers the name Shotokan. To- day many Americans are enjoying the benefits of the sport. Karate requires dedication in order to re- ceive the full benefits of the sport. Students spend a tremendous amount of time in the dojo, the place in which one practices Karate. One begins by developing the basic techin- ques of Karate, called kihon, and then uses these skills to learn a kata. A kata is a set of choreographed techniques during which one imagines that one is being attacked by many opponents from different directions. Sparring in Shotokan Karate is non-contact, and the attacker must control his technique to come within an inch of his target without actually hitting it. The term for sparring is kumite. These skills are learned and perfected in the dojo and displayed in various tournaments. Because of the importance placed on cour- tesy, Karate is not simply fighting. Etiquette ii of vital importance. The philosophy that or should be able to disable an opponent in i single blow makes Shotokan Karate excelien for self-defense; however, this is quite differen from " sport " Karate. Shotokan Karate is physically beneficial and this is why many study Karate. The phys ical exercise and training increase one ' s leve of strength and endurance. Karate technique: and kata benefit the body all over as oppose to working just one or two muscle groups liki running. Various types of advanced kata main ' tain different emphases. Different levels o physical strength, quickness, and agility per mit each person to concentrate on those tech niques and kata that are appropriate for hi: physical ability. Because of this, Shotokan Ka rate is accessible to anyone including womer children, and those lacking significant athleti ' ability. Increased mental concentration is yet ar other benefit of Shotokan Karate. Technique require the constant discipline of one ' s mine Because Karate is a traditional martial art, th student ' s improvement in character and mer 52 WINTER I tal discipline are perhaps more important than the improvement in physical skill. Karate is also used by some for spiritual development. Many interested in the Oriental philosophy use Karate as a means for zen One does not merely perform each technique, he " becomes " the technique. Cal students are fortunate to have the op- portunity to study Karate on campus. Sensei Sharifi, an internationally-respected instructor in the Shotokan : styte Karate, works with Cal students. Kevin Mihata has studied with Sen- sei Sharifi for three semester at Cal, is eighth kyu (third level belt) in Shotokan Karate, and placed second in kata in an invitational tra- ditional tournament. Mihata values the total body fitness that Shotokan Karate offers and claims that " the mental challenge of concen- tration and focus is the hardest part, and that is the area that (he has) developed the most. " (continued from previous page) $50 to $100 reflect a recklessly growing demand. High prices not only go to- wards quality but also appearance. Styl- ish athletic shoes sell, especially if they contain the latest technology. On the more positive side, $60 or $70 is not too much to pay when you con- sider the increased freedom you gain. Backpacking, running, and walking or playing soccer, football, basketball and tennis would not be as much fun if your feet were constantly hurting. Perhaps in today ' s age where exercise is the fetish of the young and old the questionably high price of athletic shoes is a worthy cost. WINTER 63 by Andy Dong An Ethni 1C Thought t dragged on for months, years, decades, even before the age of activism at Berkeley. This time it was not free speech riots or anti-nuclear arms debates or even anti-US foreign policy. It was a demand for the recognition that the United States would clearly have no ethnic majority by the turn of the century. It was a demand for people to understand the cultures that thrive in the United States. It was a demand for racial harmony through education, academic discourse, and mutual respect. On Tuesday, April 25, 1989, the 227 to 194 vote approving the American Cultures requirement by the Academic Senate climaxed two years of debate. Students and faculty supporters celebrated the suc- cess. Student demonstrators outside hailed each other for their efforts. " What we ' re trying to do is present a kind of unified perspective on American history and society that acknowledges the fact that from the beginning we have been a pluralistic society, " declared Professor Wil- liam Simmons, Chair of the Special Committee on Education and Eth- nicity. The requirement goes into effect with the freshman class entering in Fall 1991. Students can fulfill the graduation requirement by taking one course focusing on at least three of five ethnic groups in American society Blacks, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, and European Americans. The courses can be taken in a variety of de- partments and disciplines, a change from the first draft which would have required students to take the courses in an ethnic studies de- partment. Simmons doubted that the requirement would increase stu- dents ' workloads since students can satisfy other graduation require- ments while taking American Cultures-driven classes. Simmons said that more than 30 current classes would require little or no revision to meet the requirement. A committee of two students and seven faculty members will decide which courses fulfill the requirement. All over campus, the approval of the requirement demonstrated the unusual agreement of students and faculty. Furthermore, the Academic Senate for the first time asked the students to help draft an educational proposal. By holding public meetings on the issue, student as well as faculty input was able to influence the passing requirement. Therefore, the American Cultures victory also foreshadowed a changing horizon. Perhaps that ' s really what the proposal was all about. 54 WINTER Living In A Cardboard Box A look at Cal housing by Richard Capone V V =BA. -. Despite Cal ' s many positive features, its congested location fails to provide adequate housing cheaply and easily. As a result, students have sought housing in a variety of places: university-owned dorms, student-owned co- ops, fraternities, sororities, and privately-owned houses and apartment buildings. Nevertheless, housing is still a problem. Incoming freshmen are still not guaranteed slots in the dorms, and alternative housing is tricky to find. Rent control now exists in Berkeley. Though many people believe rent control to be T- Dlution to the often appears to be more of the problem ' s : e of rent --ol influences both the number of students receiving housing in Berkeley and the oerofpc- -tal - which ever become Under the rent control system, since so many applicants can afford the same living quarters, landlords have increased power to select among potential renters based on who they feel to be the " better " candidates. As one student commented, " One landlord went through a sudden transformation when I told him that I was a law student. He was paranoid that I was going to sue him. " Landlords also frequently turn students away in favor of more affluent working professionals. A t Rent control ' s existence also affects the number of available Berkeley rental units. Businesses invest primarily in areas where they can turn a profit. Therefore, less housing is built in rent-controlled areas. By the same token, existing rental units receive less maintenance and deteriorate more quickly. The net result is an intensified Berkeley housing crisis. Though rent control is intended to lower the cost of housing, in reality the costs generally remain the same. To bypass countless hours of house or apartment hunting, many students instead offer " finder ' s fees " to potential landlords. Students post signs stating that they will pay several hundred dollars in the form of a finder ' s fee upon the signing of a rental agreement. Landlords often contact such students in order to receive such additional income. The final situation becomes rather complex. Landlords have increased p ower to select among applicants for a diminishing supply of rental units using whatever standards they deem appropriate. Current rental units are left to deteriorate; additional rental units are never constructed. Which leaves us with the question: Is rent control really the ideal solution to Berkeley ' s housing woes or the cause of the current housing crisis? Breakthrough i j. . ,- " " j . by Charles Richardson 60 WINTER angit! Them new import cars outhandle our best sports car, Billy Joe. What should we do? " " Hell, just slap some bigger tires on! " " But it ' s faster too! " " That ' s a sinch! Just cram a bigger motor in. Then it ' ll dust any of ' em. " In many peoples ' opinions this old joke captures the essence of American auto engineering. However, GM ' s new Corvette ZR-1 proves that " advanced technology " and " American auto " can appear in the same sentence. GM used the latest technology to produce a relatively economical, very driveable, and possibly the best performing production car sold in America. First, the transmission. The ZR-1 is outfitted with the ZF 6-speed (six forward gears!). This German- developed transmission uses CAGS (computer aided gear selection) which actually forces a shift from 1st to 4th gear when driven moderately. Otherwise, shifting occurs in the normal order. This system contributes to the ZR-1 ' s achievement of 22.5 miles per gallon. Second, the suspension. The ZR-1 comes standard with the all-new FX3 Selective Ride Control system. This offers the driver three levels of shock damping: Touring, Sport, Performance. Basically, a microprocessor adjusts the amount of oil bled from the shocks depending on driving speed and the mode selection. As a result, the ZR-1 can be driven comfortably on the track just as easily as off. Last, but hardly least, the engine. GM wanted to produce the most powerful and yet tractable engine possible for the ZR-1 . Thus they turned to Lotus (owned by GM) engineers to design this powerplant. The LT-5 was their reward, sharing the same 350-cubic-inch displacement with the standard Vette engine. However, it is decked out with all-new technology. The LT-5 has four, overhead cams, 32 valves, a computer-controlled distibutorless ignition, and a two-phase induction system shared with no other motor in the world. This induction system in and of itself is an incredible breakthrough. In simplified terms, under about 3500 rpm (less than half throttle), only a quarter-size primary throttle blade opens to suck air into the ports. Then, when more power is needed, the two 2.32-in. diameter secondaries open, sucking in vast quantities of air. Also, a second set of fuel injectors come into play. This remarkable induction system allows the motor to run smoothly around town or to produce a scorching 380 bhp when asked. The aforementioned suspension coupled with this awesome engine give the ZR-1 its world-class performance statistics: 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds, 1 4 mile in 12.8 seconds, top speed of 175 mph (Car Driver, June 1989), 0.94g lateral acceleration, and slalom speed of 65.7 mph (Road Track, June 1989). These statistics alone elevate the ZR-1 to the level of the best production sports cars in the world. However, the most astonishing aspect of this car is the price you can buy the ZR-1 directly from the Chevrolet dealer for about 50,000 dollars. The ZR-1 is unquestionably the best all-around sports car one can buy. GREEK LIFE 1988-1989 HOUSE AWAY FROM HOME What is Greek life all about? Most non-Greeks know little about fraternities and sororities and in some cases they don ' t want to know. To the uninitiated, the Greek system appears to be a weird version of communal living. Students rarely learn anything about Greek houses unless they venture inside some during formal or informal rush. Many don ' t even know what rush is. So how do you get on the inside anyway? It ' s a simple process of elimination. Beginning the week before the fall semester commences, every Greek house holds a series of parties that are open to all potentially-interested students. These events are formal or semi- formal and continue for six days. Houses conduct parties with different themes, entertainment, and types of food. This is the way students, or rushees, can obtain an overview of the Greek system and decide whether or not they actually want to join a fraternity or sorority. It is especially important that the rushee feels comfortable and accepted at the house he or she considers. If not, the decision to become a member may later prove regrettable. WINTER After Rush Week, houses present formal invitations, called bids, to their prospective members. If the rushee accepts the bid, he or she pledges to the ideals and creed of the group in a formal pledging ceremony. Thereafter, the rushee is regarded as a pledge or provisional member. For the first four or five weeks of classes, many houses conduct informal rush or continuous open bidding. During this time, the houses invite additional interested students to either small, spe- cially-planned parties or to their normal dinners. Informal rushees are invited back if they remain interested in becoming members of the house. Bidding and pledging takes place the same way during informal rush as during formal rush. Pledges are not considered full members, or actives, until after they have completed their pledge class. This usually includes a few small projects including a " sneak " a scavenger hunt series of pranks for or on the actives. At some point near the end of the fall semester or start of the spring semester, fraternities and sororities initiate pledges into the ranks of the active members. Though not every house participates, informal rush also takes place at the start of the spring semester. So if you missed out on the excitement in the fall, there ' s always another chance to get involved in the spring. And you don ' t have to be a freshman to participate, either. During rush, you can learn a lot of things about the Greek system that you might otherwise never have known. There are a number of misconceptions about Greek life which cast false light on the virtues of fraternity and sorority membership. To set the record straight, a course in Greek mythology comes in handy, playing a vital role in rectifying incorrect student attitudes. WINTER - ' ) BH . Greeks at Cal share a certain relationship with fellow Greeks. From their newfound brothers and sisters they acquire maturity, leadership, and responsibility. Members of Greek houses are more diverse than most non-Greeks imagine. Greeks come in many colours. There are Greeks on scholarships and Greeks receiving financial aid. Some G reeks wear jeans, some wear silk shirts, and others sport leather motorcycle jackets. WINTER , One of the finest aspects of the Greek system is its emphasis on philanthropy. Cal ' s fraternities and sororities help raise money for various local and national organizations including the Children ' s Miracle Network, the Alzheimer ' s Foundation, and the American Lung Association. Pledge classes often take on philanthropic endeavors of their own, visiting children at local hospitals or serving food at community meal programs. _Mf r !| Jl 4 1 Myth 1: Fraternities and sororities are elitist organizations. Greek houses are more diverse than most students think. After all, this is DC Berkeley. " Excellence amidst diversity, " you know. The 38 Interfraternity Council men ' s fraternities and the 14 College Panhellenic Association women ' s sororities contain members who are both ethnically and socially diverse. In ad- dition, there are numerous fraternities and sororities in the pre- dominately black National Pan Hellenic Council. Pledges are not selected on the basis of ethnicity or how much money their parents earn each year. There are Greeks on scholarships and Greeks receiving financial aid. Greeks come in many colours. Some Greeks wear jeans, some wear silk shirts, and others sport leather motorcycle jackets. Myth 2: Greeks use college as a place to party. This is probably the most widespread Greek myth around, resulting in part from movies such as " Animal House. " Films depicting the wild side of fraternity and sorority life are humorous and fun, but the image they generate of Greek membership cannot be taken too seriously. All houses impose minimum GPA requirements on their members, and many employ incentive programs to en- courage members to keep their grades up. For example, a house may divide itself into teams which receive points for things like not missing classes, studying a certain number of hours per week, achieving respectable grades on midterms and finals, and the like. The team with the most points at the end of the semester is rewarded generously for its efforts. Overall house GPAs provide additional criteria by which to understand the importance of academic achievement. Many houses also require members to participate in on-campus, non-Greek activities including ath- letics, literary groups, and honor societies. WINTER Philanthropy is given top priority by members of the Greek system. Fraternities and sororities sponsor numerous fundraisers for pet charities including the Children ' s Miracle Network, the Alzheimer ' s Foundation, and the American Lung Association. Pledge classes often take on philanthropic endeavors of their own, visiting children at local hospitals and serving food at community meal programs. Myth 3: Greek life ends after graduation. Once you pledge to a fraternity or sorority you become a member for life. Alumni claim that their college friends and contacts gained through Greek affiliation benefi t them tremendously in the business world and in their everyday lives. You may not know your fellow Greeks in Boston or Tallahassee, but you are still a brother or sister in the bond of your organization and you can often count on them to help you in ways ranging from finding a babysitter to arranging a job interview. The Greek system offers college students a house away from home among their peers. There ' s a big, lonely academic in- stitution out there, and for many Cal students a fraternity or sorority provides the most effective means of obtaining a sense of family and security while attending the university. The typical fraternity is not comprised of a wild bunch of loud, drunken, thoroughly obnoxious men who are interested in nothing but partying, just as the typical sorority is not a collection of spoiled rich women, primarily blonde and airheaded, who care about nothing but their next three dates. Instead, fraternities and so- rorities house a variety of diverse individuals with diverse talents, skills, beliefs, and ideas. Text by Laura Bass. Layout by Robert J. Kato. WINTER s . Academics, community service, brotherhood, sisterhood, and social events all contribute to the formula for impressive Greek success. Ideally, the Greek system is a wonderful culmination of democracy with aristocracy, past experience with future experiment, group equality with leadership development, and pride in one ' s individual work with pride in the ability to sacrifice self for group and general social betterment. 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For despite everything I was feeling for you. And everything you were feeling for me, We would have let our once-in-a-tifetime opportunity slip away forever after having gotten so dose. I waiting for you, You waiting for me. Our lives, I remind you now, As I remind myself. Have become intertwined for some larger reason, By a power far greater than our own. Do not fear to act first or to put your feelings into words There is nothing you could say or do to offend me or alter my feelings, And 1 am no longer afraid Love is a word and some entertain it, If you find it, you have won the game. " Robert J. Kato A BURNING EMBER My heart is empty, My soul is dying. My world is lost. Give me a lover, Whom I can love. With passion I cannot remember. I have been atone for too long. And I cannot find my soul, I cannot feel my heart. Without my essence. My last burning ember cools in the night, And I cease to exist Raymond Richardson VIGILANCE (For the fool who abandons the obtainable dream) The most important things in life come to those who wait And I have surely waited for our tove to shine the brightest If we ' d only take the time, Everyday life intervening Casting shadows on our eyes. Through it all I still believed We ' d be together one day. Now I write AM the words I want to say As I watch you slip away All the words I want to say Dancing atop my lonely grave All the words I want to say AH the words (I) I want (tove) To say (you). I ' m in your room I lay on your bed And I remember every word you told me Robert J. Kato , , -i 78 WINTER Premonitions ' Time Out. " All work and no play mal ' All together now. " Cheese! ' Personal Getaway. " Tranquillity and| ' Many tiny pictures. " With lots of miniature smiles. ' The day after tomorrow. " Oh no! I think I ' ve grown up! WINTER 79 LIVE THE ADVENTURE. UC BERKELEY H86 " 02737 9 83 6 ' SPRING 1989 VOL 115 3 FORMALDEHYDE DEPARTMENTS 13 TRANSFORMATION: Shades of Time 18 COLLEGE CONCERNS: Hazing 22 AN APPLE A DAY: Health Fitness News 35 EVENTS: For Posterity 45 PLAYING THE FIELD: Soring Snorts FEATURES COLUMNS 09 BREAKTHROUGH 12 AN ETHNIC THOUGHT 17 SEXUALLY SPEAKING 21 FACULTY PROFILE 34 FROM MT. OLYMPUS 39 VITAL VITTLES 44 AFTER HOURS 68 TOMORROW 79 BLUE GOLD STAFF 05 SPRING BREAK A different thing to different people. 10 SCRAPBOOK OF A CRAZED COMMUTER No housing? Commuting may not be the ideal solution. 27 SOCIAL SECURITY A look at the many different groups on campus. 40 GREAT ESCAPES A variety of ways to take a break from the books. 52 SENIORS Presenting the Graduating Class of 1989. 75 GRADUATION When you ' ve finally reached cocoon ' s end. EDITOR ' S PAGE hey say you learn something new everyday. It may be a very old cliche, but whoever " they " may be, they were right. You learn that 2+2=4, Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, and even if you pull the covers over your head, close your eyes and say " go away world " one hundred times, it just isn ' t going to happen. The sun is going to come up and tomorrow is going to start whether you want it to or not. If you ' re like me, you ' re optimis- tic enough to actually believe that today is better than yes- terday. Sometimes I learn I ' m wrong. Learning obviously had much trust Cowell Hospital if they tell you you have the measles; you ' ll end up quarantined there, eating their food and watching " All My Children " on a tele- vision set that goes off if you move the wrong way on the bed. I also learned that Everclear is nasty stuff but, living in the Julie Friedman and Patrick Smith. to do with my acceptance to Cal way back in 1985. After high school, I thought there wasn ' t much left to learn about life, college was going to be mostly more facts and figures. I ' d never been so wrong. As a freshman I learned that just because your checkbook balance and the number on your receipt from the ATM aren ' t the same, you don ' t change your figure for theirs. Information is 411 in Northern California just like in Southern California. Never dorms, there was someone there to help me out when I made this discovery. Probably the best thing I learned that year was how beautiful a sunset is from the 8th floor fire escape in Cheney Hall. Sophomore year brings back another old adage around Berkeley: " Everyone has one re- ally bad semester. " At least mine wasn ' t so bad it put me on AP. Parking in Berkeley stinks and people forget how to drive when it rains. I really began to appreciate a Southern Califor- nia beach when I was a soph- omore. I also learned that it is possible to own sixteen differ- ent shades of pink nail polish. Nail polish was the least of my worries when my junior year began. I needed a major. I learned that " once you ' re in, you ' re in " wasn ' t exactly the whole truth. But majors soon took a back seat to the latest thing to drop into my life the " R " word. Relationship. Me, who had never dated the same guy for more than two months, now had a relationship. But love wasn ' t all I learned about during my junior year. You can study quite productively in the Oak- land International Airport. Cheetos cheese balls are the greatest invention since the wheel (and no calories they ' re all air). Being in a po- sition of authority isn ' t always all it ' s cracked up to be. Black strapless dresses and limousines can be lots of fun. Senior year can be lots of fun, too. You learn what it ' s like to be afraid of tomorrow. And how to handle the fact that the ques- tion " What ' s next? " has no an- swer as of yet. So I listen and watch and see that maybe Mom and Dad were right about some things and maybe it wouldn ' t be such a bad goal to want what they have and to be like them. Most of all, I learn that friends are what matter and love is car- ing and sharing and security and growing. And a feather boa. Does he like her like her or just like her? Who knows?! So thank you Cal and thank you Mom and Dad for letting me come here. Thank you my friends for being you, you know who you are. Oh, and I ' m sure, even though I haven ' t been up there for awhile, that a sunset is still beautiful from the 8th floor fire escape of Cheney Hall. Julie Friedman FOB MAL DEH YDE in-Chief JULIE FRIEDMAN Editorial Assistant RICHARD CAPONE ASUC Publications Advisor JACQUELINE GALLO EDITORIAL Associate Editors LAURA BASS LAURA WUERTELE Sports Editor STEVE MILLER Staff Writers KAREN JOHNSON PAMELA SHADDEN JOYCE WU ART PRODUCTION Page Designers JULIE FRIEDMAN ANDY DONG SANDRA WONG Column Layouts RWC RJK Stall Artist MARY SKRAM PHOTOGRAPHY Photo Editor ERIC JARVIS Assistant Photo Editor PETER BECK Sports Photo Editor DAVID MONK Staff Photographers TORY BRADSHAW BILL CORLEY HASSAN FATAH PUBLISHING Taylor Publishing Company 1550 W. Mockingbird Lane Dallas, Texas 75235 Regional Representative TERESA GRISWOLD Creative Consultant (TPC) ROBERT J. KATO FORMALDEHYDE. The 1989 Blue Gold Yearbook. University of California at Berkeley. An ASUC Publication. Copyright 1989 by Julie Friedman and the 1989 Blue Gold Yearbook staff. All rights reserved on entire contents. No part may be reproduced without prior written permission from Julie Friedman or from Taylor Publishing Company of Dallas. TX. 4 SPRING SPRING 5 SPRING Ah, the open road. It leads away from all classes, professors, books and general school headaches. At the end of the third week of March, Cal students finally break free. After the last class before Spring Break, one can actually hear the brain cells insulating themselves against any think- ing or new knowledge. After tackling the first round of midterms, the Cal student ' s weary brain sighs content- edly when it hears the names of common Spring Break locales, places such as Mexico, Tahoe, or even home. In Tijuana, the Spring Breaker can ferment all week long. The only de- cisions which demands attention are whether to drink a Corona or a mar- garita with that greasy, but oh-so- delicious, taco dinner. Those hot, sunny beaches of Mexico or South- ern California are Just the place to regain that long-lost summer tan. You can ' t put " had awesome sum- mer tan two months early " on a Job resume, but a career is not what con- cerns most students while on vaca- tion, anyway. Some people opt for numbing their reasoning facilities as opposed to fry- ing them. These vacationers head for the slopes. Zipping down the SPRING 7 mountainside at exhilarating speeds or shushing through the new powder are activities which leave no room for worries about college. This type of ski vacation gives a well-deserved physical and mental rest for the student. Instead of heading for the beaches or the slopes, the majority of students simply head for home. Spend- ing a week with family Is not only comforting, it ' s cheap. Where else but at home can one spend hours watching TV, not worrying about paying for the next meal or preparing it? For some students this version of Spring Break is the Ideal vacation. Unfortunately, sometimes circumstances demand that Spring Break be less than utopia. Although there are no classes, work and study often cannot go ignored. True, studying over Spring Break prob- ably seems sick or crazy to many people, but plenty of students do spend most of the week poring over classwork. Reminder: All work and no play makes Johnny a dull boy. No one should have to forego fun during Spring Break. A vacation from school should be worry-free and, above all, a happy time. Should you get caught guzzling beer by the beach patrol or spray painting the walls of your old high school, keep In mind Its all in the name of fun. Text by Pamela Shadden; Artwork by Mary Skram. 8 SPRING Breakthrough by Julie Friedman i you happened to be in the San Leandro Marina on Sunday, April 23rd you probably witnessed a silly yet fascinating event. No, it wasn ' t opening day of the yachting season, and there were no seals or sharks in the harbor. Instead, civil engineering students from 16 colleges and universities competed in the concrete canoe races. Sounds a little fishy? It ' s not. It ' s a tradition that ' s passed down from year to year and has a successful history at UC Berkeley. Undergraduate members of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) designed and built the canoes. Cal ' s entry, " Calypso, " was designed by three students. With the help of about a dozen more eager students, the design came to life the product of one afternoon ' s worth of slapping concrete on a wooden frame. The concrete was then set for approximately 28 days. The canoe weighed just under 200 pounds and was sailed by two people. (Until last year it was a four- person boat). The national championships last year in Michigan proved to be profitable competition for Cal they won the entire event, beating teams from 15 other regions across the country. Sixty percent of the competition was based on the canoe ' s design and the presentation of how it was made. The other 40 percent was based on the actual race itself. This year ' s race resulted in an even tie between Cal and Chico State, but the Berkeley boat won based on its design. Since this was only a regional com- petition, there was also a speech contest and a design contest regarding another object this year, a paper tower. Cal won the speech contest and took second in the paper tower competition. But by far the most important event was the concrete canoe race, and Cal ' s successful crew headed off to the National Championships again this year this summer in Lubbock, Texas. All those early Saturday morning practice sessions in the Berkeley Marina really paid off. SPRING 9 SCRAPBOOK OF A ( " r l-LD CRAZED COMMUTER Handicapped v " Just tuo KIOAE bfocJes! Pfease, don ' t HUK out o{y gas! Just two MOJie, I California, i ' 1 1 p I tl J 7ov 91 powl W . buciK COMMUTER To: Berkeley Parking Citations Bureau $ enclosed SPRING 11 by Laura Bass An Ethnic Thought he subject of faculty diversity has been increasingly con- troversial this spring. Several student organizations have held rallies and sit-ins to protest the lack of people of color and women in the UC Berkeley faculty. This comes at a time when the student population is finally reflecting the state ' s diversity with no one ethnic group being in the majority. Currently, less than ten percent of the professors are people of color and less than 15 percent are women. In March, MEChA sponsored a series of protests on the seventh, fourteenth, and fifteenth. These rallies were endorsed by the African Students ' Association, the Asian Student Union, and the American Indian Student Union. The aim of these protests was to inform students of the lack of minority representation on the UC faculty. The group cited several specific departments for failing to hire minorities including the English Department, the Philosophy Department, and the Political Science De- partment. The protestors presented a letter to these departments rec- ommending that of the next five faculty members hired, there should be one Chicano-Latino, one black, one Asian, and one Native American and that of these five, two should be women. On March 30, Provost of the College of Letters and Science Leonard Kuhi held a meeting with department chairs to outline Affirmative Action hiring programs, and Kuhi invited 12 members of the newly-formed Students United for Diversity. However, the students boycotted the meeting, stating that they did not believe the University was going to take their demands seriously. Since the Provost ' s meeting, no definite Affirmative Action programs have been announced for faculty hiring. On April fourth, Boalt Law School students participated in a nation- wide strike to protest the lack of minorities and women in law school faculties. Thrity-five other law schools participated in the day-long boy- cott. The Boalt Coalition for Diversified Faculty sponsored the protest which demanded that within 20 years the faculty and students of the law school should reflect the ethnicity of the state. The protest was an overall success in terms of participation with 87 percent of the students boycotting classes for the day. Students held an eight-hour sit-in in Dean Jesse Choper ' s office which resulted in 46 arrests on the charge of trespassing. One hundred fifty students also rallied in front of Boalt Hall. SPRING 12 x r .-.a Hi N.- 14 SPRING T. m.t - SPRING 15 fy . m 0:5 c o o " " 55 - ro- as ii L o n o " o.g-- " ! " ;, E -g S m o 0 13-0 o I|H " 11!|I " a 1 5 I s 1 O 5 o E tOOSQa -O C S f2 " D c CO " - (O -SojEO = S " 2 S X C 03- " 03 " 5 2 03 03 S- , jE 03 -g 5 C3 - " , , ' - ft ,- - . ' ' . ' , ' o q? o E O u O c s ro . _ OS (n O r ; 13 O C -= 51 e as er ah Of me 18. SPRING 1 1978. At Alfred University in upstate New York, fellow fraternity brothers compel 20-year-old Chuck Stenzel to become intoxicated before locking him in the trunk of a car. With his lungs filled beyond capacity, he dies from a combination of acute alcohol poisoning and exposure. 1986. Handcuffed to two other pledges, Mark Thomas Seeberger is forced to consume 20 ounces of rum and is left to find his way home from an unfamiliar Austin neighborhood. The 18-year-old University of Texas freshman dies the next morning. 1987. After participating in a traditional pledge exercise, a University of Mississippi undergraduate tumbles down the steps of his fraternity house to his death. The same year, students at Massachusetts ' Lowell University fasten a sleeping bag over a pledge ' s head, lock him in the fraternity ' s attic, and turn the furnace up full blast. As his body temperature soars above 100, the young man falls into a coma. Miraculously, he survives. A crime in most states and banned by the nation ' s 59 college fraternities and their 1500 chapters, the practice of hazing fraternity pledges has caused 44 fatalities since 1978, when hazing statistics were first recorded. Often defined as any act causing physical or emotional discomfort such as verbal abuse, sleep deprivation, paddling, or strenuous calisthenics, hazing ' s roots date back to the universities of the mid-1 7th century. Though once viewed as a harmless character-building rite of passage for fraternity brothers, this tradition today has become a violent, often life-threatening form of initiation. " We ' re fooling ourselves if we think it ' s just going to go away, " explains Ken Tracey, executive director of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a national service fraternity with 200 chapters, seven colonies, and a membership of over 207,000. " Like a friend recently told me, ' Hazing is like crab grass. As soon as you think you have it out of your lawn, it sneaks back in. ' " by Robert J. Kato MAZfffC SPRING 19 CONCERNS ' Recent hazing cases have Involved fraternity members branding Greek letters on pledges ' bodies, students suf- fering from frostbite after being abandoned in inclement weather, and brothers shocked with electric cattle prods to ensure pledge cooperation. At least one student a year " falls " to his death from a fraternity rooftop for no apparent reason. But the severity of the current situation is not going unnoticed. Penn State ' s Interfraternity Council, for example, has taken a proactive stand against hazing. Anti-hazing literature is distributed to each Greek house, and each is notified that it is being closely monitored. One fraternity at the school had its charter suspended for two years after sending a pledge on mindless errands around campus, a form of mental hazing. And following the death of an 18- year-old Lambda Chi Alpha pledge during a fraternity " pinning party, " Rutgers University President Ed- l r% ward J. Bloustein disclosed that his school is considering putting an end to its Greek system. Bloustein announced the formation of a com- mittee to evaluate the effectiveness of regulations governing Greek activities, as have administra- tors at numerous other American colleges and universities. If indicators of late have been perceived correctly, hazing may soon discover itself to be nothing more than a practice of the past. Since fraternities ire listed permitted to operate OR campus, iMlvorslttes (along with national directors and fraternity officer ) are being sued when students die or become Injured. As a result, more and more educational Institutions are taking direct action against hazing, forced by the reality of rising liability Insurance rates, high settlement costs, the threat of costty litigation. and a sincere desire to prelect the well-being of their students. The goal is putting an end to the numerous unexplained, unpunished illegal activities occurring annually at colleges and universities across America. 20 SPRING 1 he April 12, 1989 ceremony honoring the Distinguished Teach- ing Award winners found Business Administration Professor Earl Cheit among its recipients. Cheit is no newcomer to UC Berkeley ' s busi- ness administration department. From 1976-82, he served as Dean of the Business School. Before that, from 1965-69, he was UC Berkeley ' s Executive Vice-Chancellor. Today, however, he is excelling in the classroom. Students petitioned for him to win the award he created the Earl Cheit Award honoring out- standing professors. When he isn ' t teaching, Professor Cheit is researching such topics as the pos- sible short-run horizons of Amer- ican managers or doing a study on trade policy. But he ' s really just an everyday guy. Like most of us at Cal, Cheit ' s big gripe is the lack of available parking near campus. Julie Friedman SPRING 21 EALTH NEWS: AN APPLE A DAY 22 SPRING The experts say to stay physically fit, a person must exercise for 30 minutes at least three times a week. Cal students should be in excellent health since they have access, completely free of charge, to one of the best exercise facilities around. The Recreational Sports Facility (RSF) is located right on campus. RSF offers squash, handball and racquetball courts, three gymnasiums, two exercise rooms complete with Nautilus machines, free weights, and other aerobic exercise equipment, as well as a 400-meter track, an olympic-size swimming pool and com- plete locker room facilities. There are many ways to take advantage of the place, including intramurals. clubs, class- es and just walking right in. So get healthy walk (or run) right in to RSF! After your workout, be sure to eat healthy, too. How? Well . . . If there ' s anything that a college student lacks, it ' s knowing what to buy at the supermarket. Too many suffer from the automatic, intrinsic, " all college students eat frozen dinners so why don ' t 1 " syn- drome and flock to the frozen food sec- tion bypassing the wonderful possiblities that await in the produce section. All too often though, it ' s not because students don ' t like fresh fruit, it ' s because they simply don ' t know how to pick them. To solve all these problems, here ' s a short how-to list for selecting produce, all available at your local supermarket. APPLES Granny Smith (green sweet- ly flavored), Golden Delicious (the good ol ' American apple), Fuji (new kid on the block), Mclntosh and Pippin apples (for sour taste lovers) dominate the grocery stand. When buying apples try clicking the apple lightly with your index finger. If the click sounds like you ' re rutting a hol- low, wooden chest, it should be crunchy. Look for uniform color. A red Golden Delicious with green spots on top may indicate sourness. Likewise for a green Golden Delicious that looks golden. ORANGES-Here again are many to choose from, including navel, juice, and the new tangelo (a cross between an orange and a tangerine). In general, look for one with a soft shine, unbruised and unwrinkled A heavy orange indicates that it has a lot of meat. Watch out for ones with thick skins they ' re usually dehydrated. SPRING 23 24 SPRING BER FOUNDAHON MjcAfTH: 001421-8682 B-029853 SOOmg 100 ;l one capsule twice Man Ffcttah 11-30-87 WATERMELON-Now this is the ultimate in summer fruits. It is easier to buy a pre- sliced one. The meat should be red, vivid and firm, not woolly. If you must buy a whole one, perform the same clicking test as you would on an apple (but click a little harder). KIWI-This is a difficult fruit to choose. Generally though, a ripe, sweet kiwi will be soft. It is best to buy one early and store it in newspaper or a paper bag for a couple of days to allow it to ripen. Re- frigerate and enjoy. So, the next time you head off for the Berkeley Bowl, Andronico ' s or the corner market, take a few minutes to select some fruit. With a little practice, you too can lead an " organic " fruitful life. If you do get sick despite these healthy activities . The Student Health Service, located in Cowell Hospital, provides a variety of health care services to Cal students. Any Berkeley student who is registered and who has paid university registration fees can use the many services and workshops provided by the Student Health Service. Students are entitled to free services such as unlimited visits to the staff physician or nurse practitioner of their choice, access to medical specialists in 15 different dis- ciplines, emergency care, appointments with health educators {like nutritionists and chemical dependency counselors) and common laboratory tests and x-rays. With an additional fee, students can also utilize services such as allergy tests and shots, dental services, minor surgery, medication, physical exams, physical SPRING 25 MUUI - SYMPTOM COUGH MIXTURE STRONG FOR COUGHS AND CONGESTION PLUS THROAT PAIN 26 SPRING therapy, and on-campus hospitalization. When students visit Cowell Hospital they can choose from four clinics. The General Medical Clinics (A C) help students with all kinds of medical problems. The Wom- en ' s Services clinic provides gynecolog- ical care, contraceptive care and edu- cation, pregnancy testing and counseling, and information about sexually transmit- ted diseases. Students go to the Acute Care Clinic for more serious and imme- diate medical problems, as this clinic roughly corresponds to the usual emer- gency room in other hospitals. Students can visit a fourth clinic, the Specialty Clinic, when referred by a clinician from one of the other three for special medical problems. Text by Andy Dong, Julie Friedman, and Joyce Wu. SOCIAL SECURITY To see an expression of sheer ter- ror, mention a four year long study hall to a student. Nothing could be more appalling. Blurring together days and nights, becoming ob- ssessed with grades and declaring the library as a temporary address, however, are familiar aspects of Cal life for some students. What they need is a social life. Joining a campus club or organization can be the perfect solution for a col- lege experience that is Missing Something. Some students claim that they aren ' t Missing Something. They say they have no time for clubs; stud- ying and passing classes are their primary reasons for living. Another excuse to avoid getting involved is that clubs would give birth to yet more burdens, such as remember- ing and preparing for meetings, re- hearsals, or deadlines. These per- ceptions of campus organizations obviously belong to students who do not participate in any. However, those who conquer or SPRING 27 ignore their fears discover that joining a group or two offers so many benefits that drawbacks seem dwarfed. It answers most of their questions about social life at UC Berkeley: HOW can I express the true me and become more than just a number at Sproul? WHAT can I do to feel truly a part of the campus community? WHERE can I meet potential friends with interests similar to my own? WHEN can my brain have a rest? so ... WHY not join a club? Finding an organization to match any student ' s interests is certainly I I 28 SPRING DISCOVER REWARDS rii eiui KM AH 01 SPRING 29 no problem. Student Activities and Services (SAS) displays a binder in 102 Sproul containing descriptions of campus groups, complete with membership requirements, if any, and phone numbers to call for fur- ther information. These organiza- tions cover an immense range of interests, from athletic to academ- ic, political to religious, eth- nic cultural to busi- ness professional, plus many more. If for some reason none of the cur- rent groups are appealing, any student can found a new one. The process is simple just complete an application in 102 Sproul. Many students have taken this . " tlitl I 30 SPRING Y I I New Kid On The Block With the arrival of the new ASUC Executive Director Byron Kamp came many changes along v. Hi much hope. The persistent ASUC deficit meant that the future of the ASUC was at stake. An op- J nr STJC and effective leader was needed to overcome this budget crisis. Fortunately, Byron Kamp pos- sesses all these quairies Byror Kamp at first impression does not seem like the traditional executive officer one might expect to find in a bureaucracy, instead of hiding behind a barrier of formality, Kamp is very warm and open. He is also very familiar with Cal. Before ac- cepting the Executive Director po- sition, he was the Director of Cal Food Services which he managed for five years. With a very optimistic and com- mitted ASUC staff, Kamp sees the ASUC ' s goals as being attainable in the near future. Many immedi- ate problems such as the backlog of maintenance projects and the shortcoming of student group funding are issues that Kamp plans to address. Despite the numerous problems facing the ASUC, many elements also exist in Byron Kamp ' s favor. He ' s the new kid on the block and he ' s ready to play hard ball. Text by Richard Capone. route, explaining the incredible di- versity of organizations -on cam- pus. Whether one writes for the Blue Gold yearbook, practices with the Berkeley Juggling Club or campaigns for CalPIRG, the ad- vantages are clear. Gaining an identity on campus and storing up favorable memories of college life are what campus organizations are all about. Text by Pamela Shadden. 32 SPRING I X T i From Mt. Olympus More Than Meets the Eye 7t6 p cm) 03 co | A B X AEOrHI KAMNO by Julie Friedman N Jothing to do on a Friday night? Don ' t watch Miami Vice go to a fraternity party. That ' s what they ' re all about, right? Not exactly. There ' s more to fraternities and sororities than just one big party and lots of alcohol. Fraternities and sororities were originally founded as small groups on college campuses, mostly back East and many over a hundred years ago. They were clubs of students with similar interests from the same places or secret societies of friends. Today, these intimate little clubs have become na- tional organizations with hundreds of chapters on cam- puses across the country and thousands of members. Once a student joins a Greek fraternity or sorority, he or she is a member for life. Alumni have varied duties. They serve as advisors to specific chapters or to the national organizations. Each national fraternity or sorority holds a convention, usually every other year, and invites all of its members, both past and present. They have work- shops, lectures, and parties and offer members a chance to meet brothers or sisters from all over the country. Nationals also have some not-so-fun jobs. If a chapter is losing membership, the national comes in and either recruits new members itself or reorganizes altogether. The national is in charge of enforcing the often-strict hazing rules. When these are broken and tragedy strikes, a whole chapter can be folded. The national organizations are also very involved in charity either funding their own or becoming major contributors to existing charities. So, fraternities and sororities are actually large, tra- ditional institutions which provide friendship and a unique way of life. They have a lot more to offer than just a few good parties. They continue to share with their members all that is available for the rest of their lives. 34 SPRING fVENTS n the national scene, this spring saw the bankruptcy of Eastern Airlines. Frank Lorenzo, manager of Texas Air Corp , Eastern ' s parent company, filed under Chapter 1 1 for bankruptcy after members of the machinist ' s and bag- gage-handler ' s union decided to strike What made the strike so severe was the fact that the pilots and flight at- tendants honored the picket lines Flights were cut to 4% of their normal schedule On the other side of the world in the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev spon- sored the first truly free and compet- itive elections in the USSR. In early April, millions of Soviet citizens went to the polls to elect new representatives to the new Supreme Soviet, the na- tion ' s legislative body. What made these elections so unique was the re- ality that Soviet citizens were actually able to choose from more than one candidate The results of the elections surprised top Communist Party offi- cials as non-party candidates were vic- torious in a substantial percentage of the nationwide races It was the worst oil spill in history. On March 24 the Exxon Valdez ran aground a reef, spilling over 240,000 barrels of crude oil The oil spread over a 1000 mile sweep and fouled over 800 miles of beach, killing 1000 sea birds and 20 sea otters This tragedy oc- curred after captain Joseph Hazelwood allowed an unqualified and unlicensed first mate officer to steer the boat across a ten-mile-wide chan- nel. Hazelwood was found to be legally drunk at the crossing of the channel. During routine exercises on April 29, an explosion ripped through a gun tur- ret aboard the Battleship Iowa killing 47 sailors The 16-inch guns with which the turret was equipped are consid- ered among the most destructive in the U.S. Navy ' s conventional weapons ar- senal but are also some of the most dangerous weapons to operate. The 47 sailors were inside the turret when the explosion occurred. Sonoma County experienced a very tragic event in April as seven people were murdered by Ramon Salcido The winery worker pleaded guilty to com- mitting seven murders Salcido ' s ram- Nalional Internalional SPRING 35 r f page began after he suspected his wife of having an affair. As a result he killed her along with her mother and two sisters. He also killed his wife ' s suspected lover and two of his very own three daughters. Salcido ' s sole surviving daughter was cut seriously on her neck but miraculously survived. When found abandoned, the girl de- tailed described her father ' s cutting of her sisters ' throats. South of the Sonoma County killings in Novato, Scott Martin Williams con- fessed of killing 13-year-old Jennifer Moore. Williams told investigators that he " raped her, strangled her, and bludgeoned her. " Williams lured Moore into the Bethel Baptist Church where he tied her up, raped her, strangled her with a cord, and then hit her with a bat. Solidarity received a major victory in Poland during the spring of 1989. Be- gun in 1980 as a protest to the Jaruzel- sky regime and quickly outlawed, Sol- idarity was finally declared legal. Lech Walesa, the leader of the movement, has kept the Solidarity flag flying high ever since the union was ruled illegal. I The Solidarity movement is a revolu- tionary idea of a free trade union which operates to negotiate with the com- munist regime and up until 1989 was seen by the Soviets as threatening. Whether or not Solidarity remains legal in the future could be a true test of Gorbachev ' s Peristroika policy. V,: " less 36 SPRING National International kSUC Senate hopefuls welcomed spring by crowding Sproul Plaza with campaign signs, xeroxed political promises, and even a monster truck or two For two weeks candidates from the major parties (Students for Prog- ress, Cal-SERVE, and Bears) faced op- position from scores of smaller parties. Vigorous campaigns were visible all around campus and political platforms centered around issues such as hous- ing, the American Cultures Require- ment, and the Long Range Develop- ment Plan. When the 7203 ballots were tabulated lisa Poe emerged as the new ASUC president Three new ex- ecutive officers were also elected and Pam Brown was re-elected as exec- utive vice president. Voters also de- feated a proposal calling upon the Uni- versity to raise registration fees to help a financially-burdened ASUC. Sunny skies aided the California Stu- dent Foundation in the smashing suc- cess of Cat Carnival II on April 8. This year ' s profits were donated to the Ca- lifornia Student Scholarship Fund. Stu- dents enjoyed food, entertainment, dancing, puppet shows, and prizes on Cal ' s Underhill Field. Game booths such as Cal Adventures ' 15-foot rock climbing contest were contributed by student groups, dormitories, fraterni- ties, sororities, and Cal clubs. In Richmond thick bellowing clouds of black smoke did not aid in the suc- cess of the Chevron Oil Refinery. In- stead, it signified a fire in the Isomax Unit which " cracks " large oil molecules at high pressure into smaller size mol- ecules of gasoline and jet fuel using high pressure hydrogen gas. Appar- ently a hydrogen leak ignited the gas- oline and jet fuel causing nine Chevron employees second and third degree bums. Although the fire resulted in a 25 percent cutback in oil production, Chevron continued to stick to its one billion dollar plan to modernize the fa- cility. California ' s former governor and cur- rent State Democratic Party Chair Jerry Brown gave a motivating speech to students in PSL on April 18. Visiting through the efforts of Cal Democrats and as part of a statewide " campus sweep, " Brown encouraged students to organize a more active grassroot- styte Democratic Party. He stressed that as a result of a declining " progressive electoral marketplace " in America fewer of the working class and less educated voters have been com- State LocaJ SPRING 37 EVENTS ing to the polls. Brown encouraged Cal students to become the leaders in a new active Democratic Party, estab- lishing a structure to guide these stray- ing voters. In addition to this general campus speech Brown spoke with rep- resentatives from various campus groups. April 18 was also the day members of AGSE, the Association of Graduate Student Employees, began to conduct classes and hold office hours on the lawn outside California Hall. The TAs were protesting the University ' s refusal to recognize the graduate student as- sociation as a bargaining organization. The members of AGSE had several complaints directed toward the Uni- versity. These included large class and section size, low pay, no adequate health plan, and no waiver of tuition and fees. They hoped their vigil outside California Hall, the building where Chancellor I. Michael Heyman ' s office is located, would gain them recogni- tion. Members of AGSE also voted April 5 to authorize a campuswide strike. The Association, formed in 1983, consists of 60 percent of Cal ' s 2,500 TAs, RAs, readers, and tutors. 38 SPRING State Local SPRING ' S NOT-SO-VITAL VITTLES? FATAL FRUIT? I n early spring authorities announced that Alar, a growth enhancer used on apples, could be linked to an increased risk of cancer, especially in children. Unlike other chemicals. Alar penetrates the entire apple making it impossible to wash off The chemical also shows up in numerous apple products including apple juice, applesauce, and apple cider As soon as the danger was pointed out. schools quickly pulled apples from their cafeterias and supermarkets quickly pulled them from their shelves. Later it was revealed that the risk of getting cancer as a result of eating an Alar- treated apple is relatively small According to a Consumer Reports representative, about one person in 20,000 might get cancer this way Risk from processed apple products is slightly higher since the processing of Alar creates the chemical suspected of causing cancer For now, the safest apple juice to consume appears to be frozen concentrate And while the Food and Drug Administration attempts to get the agricultural industry to stop using Alar. Consumer Reports states that it is okay to chow down on apples in the meantime At about the same time the Alar scare was taking place, food inspectors found traces of cyanide in two grapes from Chile The result 9 The FDA placed an immediate ban on all Chilean fruit until further notice Crates of Chilean fruit began piling up in shipyards and other points of entry while the FDA attempted to devise new ways to discover if any other fruit had been tainted with deadly poison Inspection of Chilean fruit increased from one to five percent of the imported produce, and when no further evidence of fruit poisoning was identified, the FDA allowed Chilean fruit to enter the US once again As a result of these two incidents, consumers became confused and upset Some even went to alarming extremes. For example, one Bay Area parent, after hearing about the poisoned grapes on a Bay Area newscast, panicked because she had put grapes in her daughter ' s lunchbox earlier that morning She quickly called the police and had them stop the young girl ' s bus in order for them to inspect the grapes 1 It is common knowledge that fruits are good for all of us. providing us with vitamins and fiber essential for a healthy existence But after these two incidents, how can consumers be sure that the produce they buy is safe to eat? Though there may be no foolproof method, the FDA and the agricultural industry suggest carrying out a personal inspection Check for puncture marks, discoloration, or other visible signs of tampering If a piece of fruit looks okay, it probably is Don t be afraid to buy apples, grapes, or any other kind of fruit, just keep your eyes open And remember An apple a day still keeps the doctor awayl Laura Wuertele SPRING 39 Great Escapes There are few students on the Berkeley campus who haven ' t experienced the dreaded " Help! Let Me Out Of Here! " that goes with the end of the semester cramming and awful final exams. You know the symptoms-your roommate wakes you up late at night when she comes in from the library and instead of yelling " Turn out the light I ' m asleep " you rattle off six linear algebra formulas. Or your ancient Chinese history professor reminds you of your 27-page paper due next Tuesday and the only thing you can come up with is that Fortune Cookies are Chinese and wouldn ' t that be good for lunch . . . So when the stress settles in, don ' t freak 40 SPRING out. There are many great escapes that will stop the neon sign blinking in your brain, " OVERLOAD. " To stay healthy at the same time try either the aggressive punch ing bag action or monotonous lap-swimming. Fun-seeking is a good stress releaser.too. Dancing till dawn while polishing off a case of beer is a good example. Of course spending money usually can make you feel better. Ask any shopaholic or the guy down the hall who has gambled away his nights in Tahoe. Music is a great diversion as well; play the guitar or piano, head to a concert or even create your own concert (turn up your stereo real loud!). SPRING 41 42 SPRING If you haven ' t got much time but you do have a ton of energy, try screaming at the top of your lungs and slamming your door a few times. However, using this method late at night or early in the morning isn ' t going to make you very popular. Whatever escape you choose from the end- of-the-semester Berkeley blues, make sure it accomplishes its purpose the first time there will always be studying to come back to ... Text by Julie Friedman and Joyce Wu. SPRING 43 r J A Enchanted: Stevie Nicks released her fourth solo effort The Other Side Of The Mirror and headed back into the studio to record with Fleetwood Mac. 4 Long Way To Go: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier reunited Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy), Captain Kirk (William Shatner), and the rest of the Enterprise crew for their fifth big-screen adventure. In this Shatner-directed Para- mount Pictures presentation complete with special effects, a mys- terious prophet (Laurence Luckinbill) seizes control of the ship and practically steals the show. A must for hardcore fans. Whole Lotto Trouble: 25-year-old actor Rob Lowe found himself caught in a sex scandal with an irate mother charging that he made a porn video with her 16-year-old daughter in an Atlanta hotel room. Lowe was in Atlanta last July for the Democratic National Convention and faces a maximum of 20 years in prison and a $100,000 fine if found guilty of contributing to the sexual exploitation of a minor. T No Spoken Word: She was the slapstick Garbo, the comedy queen of the century. But on April 26 the world was forced to bid farewell to First Lady of Television Lucille Ball when she passed away suddenly at . , ,, ' tt-t Los Angeles ' Cedars-Sinai -jielWr ' J W Medical Center, leaving tQKi " - ' behind a legacy of hilarity " " ' ' including 179 unparalleled episodes of " I Love Lucy. " Text and layout by Rob- ert J. Kato. 44 SPRING SPRING SPORTS Fun in the Sun!! Baseball. Climbing as high as third in the Baseball America poll and holding on to the ranking for two weeks, the Bears had high hopes for entering the College World Series for the second year in a row, and possibly winning it all. However, the month of April kHIed the Bears as they went 8-13 during their big slump. Cal then lost a last ditch effort to gain a playoff bid by losing two out of three to rival Stanford in the season ' s final series This loss to the Cardinal dropped the Bears into the Six-Pac ' s cellar, eleven games out of first, just a game behind fourth-place Stanford and fifth-place UCLA. However, the 1989 season had its bright spots, the biggest being Cat ' s moment in the sun at number three and a three month stint in the top 25. Senior Todd Mayo was the winner of the Clint Evans Award for most valuable player and closed out his four-year career with an 18-game hitting streak, the longest of the season. Men ' s Tennis. Upset in the quarterfinals by South Carolina, 5-4, the Bears, who had high hopes for winning the national title, had to settle for a 24-8 record, the most wins in school history. Head coach Scott Mc- Cain was chosen the Region 8 IT- CA Wilson Coach of the Year and se- nior Ted Scherman was named the region ' s recipient of the Head Arthur Ashe Jr. Sportsmanship Award. Scherman is a four year veteran of the team and has been a doubles All- American twice. He matches up with fellow senior Woody Hunt to form the nation ' s second-ranked doubles team. At the time of this printing, the Hunt- Scherman team, along with singles Hunt, Doug Eisenman and Carl Chang are headed for the NCAA Champion- ship in Athens, GA. Rugby. California Rugby would not get a chance to defend its national title in 1989 as the Bears lost to Long Beach State 18-10 in the finals of the Pacific Coast Championship. Although the Bears didn ' t get to defend their crown, Cal still has an impressive seven na- tional titles in the eighties and had an outstanding season, going 14-4 overall and 8-0 in league. Head coach Jack Clark claimed his 100th win with a 19-6 victory over St. Mary ' s. His coaching record now stands at 110-29-1 for an astounding .786 winning percentage. Men ' s Track. Although Cal placed seventh at the Pac-10 Championship Meet, the second time in Pac-10 history that the Bears finsihed below number five, Junior Mike Harris qualified for the NCAA Championship meet in both the triple jump and the high jump. Team- mate Brent Burns has pole vaulted 1 7-6 1 4 to qualify for the second straight season as well. The two Bears are the only qualifiers at the time of this print- ing. 46 SPRING SPRING 47 Women ' s Tennis The Bear Women took fifth in the NCAA with a win over Indiana 6-3 in the opening round of the championship tournament before los- ing to Georgia in the quarterfinals, for the third year in a row. All-Amencan Honors went to freshman Lisa Albano and senior Karen Shin in singles, as well as to the doubles teams of Albano and Alissa Finerman and Jean-Marie Lbzano and Sharon Fletcher. The Bears finished the season tied for third in the Pac-10 at 20-7. Softball. For the third year in a row as well, Cat lost to Fresno State in NCAA regional competition. Cal took fourth place in the strong Pac-10 conference at 10-10. Four players earned Pac-10 All Conference Awards. Center-fielder Manelle Vaughn and utility player Val Altamirano were named first-team All Pac-10 while first baseman Angie Jacobs and pitcher Robyn Burgess made second team. 48 SPRING SPRING 49 Cal sends three women to the NCAA meet at Brigham Young in Utah at the time of this printing. Beth Vidakovits in the high jump and Mona Simmons and Rosalyn Mitchell in the long jump. Vidakovits won the Pac-10 meet with a high jump of 5-10 3 4 and was the top Bear performer. She became only Cal ' s second Pac-10 champion (Sheila Hud- son won the triple jump in 1987) and also took sixth in the 400 meter hurdles with a lifetime best of 59.93 seconds. It will be the first appearance in the NCAA ' s for Simmons and Mitchell. Ca- lifornia finished the season 5-4 in dual meets, 1-3 against Pac-10 schools, and placed eighth in the Pac-10 champi- onship meet. Women ' s Crew. The Bears have won five national titles in women ' s crew: novice eight and junior varsity four in 1984, varsity four in 1980, and varsity eight and four in 1980. This year ' s nov- ice eight is headed for the National Championships in Madison, Wisconsin as well. Cal is the only west coast school taking a novice eight to the Nationals, but coach Jenny Hale be- lieves her crew will be competetive. The squad had the second undefeated season in Cal history, the last one be- ing in 1984. The 1989 novices opened the season by capturing the San Diego Crew Classic title and then cruised by everyone else en route to the Pac-10 championship. 50 SPRING Abrahms, Jeffery (History) Ackley, Laura Aguirre, Julie (Psychology) Ajari, Paul (Mech. Engineering) Albers, William (Economics) Albright, Amy (Political Science) Alexander, Sandra Alioto, Angela (English) Allen, Dominique (Anthropology) Alvarez, Nancy Amestoy, Michelle (Political Science) Anderson, eric (Physical Science) Anderson, Camille (Psychology) Andres, Amy Andres, Augusto (Political Science) Anthony, Pamela (English) Antonio, Annabelle Apsay, Anabel (Rhetoric) Ariue, Lana Ashton, David (PENR) Askari, Annette (Business Administration) Au, Valeriana (Social Welfare) Ayerdi, Maria (Political Science) Bacher, Anne (Economics History) Badar, Charmaine (Psychology) Bailey, Keith (Psychology) Baker, Jeffrey (Rhetoric) Bar, Debra Jean (History) Barakat, Dina (Physiology) Barlow, Keith (English Poli Sci) Barney, Stephen Barrios, Darlene Barrios, Veronica (Dev. Studies) Bates, Diane Baxter, Laura (Economics) Beach, Sandra (Business Administration) Beck, Peter (Asian Studies) Beeman, Earl Bennett, Courtney (Rhetoric) Berg, Jesse (History) Berman, Mara Berninzon, Martin (Political Science) Bernstein, Kate (Elec. Engineering) Berry, Michael, II (Physics) Bersola, Samuel (Civil Engineering) Bjerke, Nina (Anthropology) Black, Michael (Anthropology) Bloch, Jason Bloore, John (Economics) Blum, Michael (Physiology) Bobbitt, Dawn (Economics) Boege, Sally (Art) Bonds, Ryutaro Boone, Laura (Psychology) Bradshaw, Victoria (PEIS) Brannan, Paul (History) 52 SPRING Brannon, Rachel (Social Science) Bravo, Mario (Psychology) Brennan. Barry Brito, Minerva (Psychology) Brody, Mitchell Bronfman, Jillisa (MSCM History) Brooks, Ileetha (Psychology) Brown, Clark (Biochemistry) Brown, Lara Brown, Jeffrey Brown, Corinn Brown, Pamela (Applied Math) Brown, Sharon (Comparitve Literature) Bucheli, Sophia (Dev. Studies) Buergenthal, Alan( History ) Bunton, John (Architechture) Burke, Monica Burke, Stephanie (Economics) Burkley, Eva Burns, Victoria (Biology) Burtenshaw, Darren (English) Byrd, Bryan (PEIS) Cabrera, Vicente Calucin. Ruth (Psychology) Campbell, Fege Joan Campos, Laurie (Business Administration) Canale, Thomas (Psychology) Caporicci, Christopher (German) Carasso, Roger Carlson, Traci (Anthropology) Carlstedt, Edward (Dev. Studies) Carosella, Michael (History) Castillo, Eloise (Biology) Castorina, Bryan (Genetics) Cattano, Chuck Cauchois, Wadsworth Scott (History) Cauz, Cathleen (Civil Engineering) Cavencia. Ricardo (Math) Cerruti, Chris Chan, Kenneth (Accounting) Chan, Samantha (Psychology) Chan, Jennifer (Economics) Chan, Mary-Linda (Economics) Chan, Sonya (Communications) Chandler, Nima (Mass Communications) Chang, Jeffrey Chang, Lisa (Mass Communications) Chang, James Chang, Ingu (Material Science) Chang, Lily (Economics) Chen, Sam (Civil Engineering) Chen, Jenny (Architechture) Chen, Estelle (Economics) Chen, May (Business Administration) Chen, Estelle Cheng, Chao-Hsiung (Biophysics) SPRING 53 Cheng, Wai Fan (Business Administration) Chew, Lih-Wee Chiao, Kathy (Business Administration) Chien, Victoria Chin, Doris (Chem. Engineering) Chin, Karen (Political Science) Ching, Amy Chittum, Christa (Sociology) Chiu, Gabriel (Microbiology) Cho, Cindy Choate, Kaysie (PEIS) Chpe, Jae Yoon (Social Welfare) Choe, Wonchon (Economics) Choi, Sunhee (Political Science) Chon, Esther (Psychology) Chon, Michelene (Computer Science) Choothakan, Jay (Social Welfare) Chow, Mina (Architechture) Christian, Janet (Political Science) Christie, Damn (Business Administration) Chumo, Peter Chun, Michael (Business Administration) Chun, Claire (Psychology) Clark, Shannon (Social Science) Clark, Christopher (Spanish) Clegg, Randall (Civil Engineering) Cockcroft, Peter Cohen, Hayim (Chemistry) Collings, Lisa Collom, Karen (Physiology) Cornelia, Jay (Physical Education) Conrad, Michael (Computer Science) Constantinou, Constantinos Contin, Jose Conway, Elizabeth (Anthropolgy) Coombs, Jefferson (Psychology) Corey, Kathleen (Rhetoric) Corpuz, Leiann (Social Science) Correa, Heidi (English) Costa, Chris Costales, Angelita Coyne, Maureen (French Soc. Science) Crawford, Chris (English History) Croutch, Taronda (Political Science) Crowley, Ronda (Business Administration) Crump, John (Economics) Cruzat, Manleen (Economics) Culhane, Garrett (English) Cunanan, Gena (Computer Science) Dashe, Jeffrey (Computer Science) David, Alissa (Histroy) Davidson, Marcy (Anthropology) Davis, Richard (Political Science) Dawson, Nancy (Art History) Daybell, Dena Daysog, Anthony (History) 54 SPRING Deasy, Jo Ann (Civil Engineering) Deguzman, Patricia Delapiedra, Mary (Business Administration) Delrosario, Magdalena (Economics) Oelsesto. Eric (Computer Science) DeMartini, Kelly (Art) DeSantiago, Alicia Deol, Harpreet (Genetics) Depaolo, Maria Desser, Clark Detjen, Heidi (Social Science) Devers, Felicia (History) Devitt, James (Rhetoric) Diaz, Leticia Dickinson, Robin (Social Welfare) Dimalanta, John (Political Science) Disini. Luisa (Biophysics) Doherty, Eric (French) Donsky. Susan (Ethnic Studies) Dooley, Brendan (Political Science) Doyle, Noah (Economics) Dudley, Peter (EECS) Duignan, David (Pec Con. Studies) Dy. Marc Ede, Ella (French) Edwards, Kimber (PEIS) Ellison, Andrew (PENR) Elorabi, Shehab Elorabi, Wael (Economics) Emery, Linda (Social Welfare) Endler, Jeffrey (Rhetoric) Eng, Allison Eng, Steven (Economics) Eng, Evelyn Eng, Eric Engler, Rona (Social Science) Eppinga, Tamaryn (Rhetoric) Erickspn, Suzanne (Microbiology) Ervin, Gary Estarija, Margarita (English) Eu, Joni (Economics) Fan, Connie (Economics) Fang, Jimmy (Mech. Engineering) Fang, Tom Farrington. Shelley (History) Featherman, David (PEIS) Fellows, Michelle Fernandez, Jun (Social Science) Ferrer, Vincent Ferry, Georgiann Fleishman, Elizabeth (PEIS) Fletter. Debbie (PEIS) Flezo. David (Computer Science) Flor, Albert (Political Science) Flynn, Christine (Psychology) Fong, Pansy (Business Administration) SPRING 55 Ford, Heidi Foulds, Kristen (PEIS) Fowkes, Karen (PEIS) Fox, Craig (Psychology) Franco, Yolanda (Psychology) Frank, Douglas (Social Science) Frankel, Robert (Economics) Frek, Perry (Genetics) Fried, Larry (Civil Engineering) Friedman, Julie (English) Friese, Kristin Fritschi, John Fu, Mark (Political Science) Gaab, Kimberly (Business Adminsitration) Gaduh, Adhi (Elec. Engineering) Galloway, Dean (History) Galloway, John (EECS) Garnica, Mariaelena (Social Science) Gee, Richard Gibson, Adrienne (PENR) Gilford, Beverly (Comparitive Literature) Gillespie, Carolyn (Economics) Gillies, Noelle (History) Gilliland, Melissa (PEIS German) Ginsberg, Erica (Rhetoric) Glavas, Matthew Gomes, Daniel (Economics) Gomez, Guillermo Gonzales, Charles (Humanities) Gonzalez, Ricardo (Economics) Gonzalez, Socorro Gooch, Mary (Sociology) Gordon, Laura (History) Goss, Gwendolyn (English) Gottsche, Gordon (Economics) Granados, Monica (Social Science) Green, Leslie (Social Science) Greene, Shelley (Social Science) Grintjes, Paula (Social Science) Grosjean, Ron (Landscape) Grupalo, Joseph (Psychology) Gualdoni, Annabella (Int. Dev.) Gueco, Mariavictoria (Psyc hology) Guinn, Shawna (EECS) Gum, Darin (English) Gunawardena, Dineli (Psychology) Guntur, Hasramputra Guo, Hai-Fang (EECS) Gutierrez, Oscar Ha, Constance (English Psychology) Hahm, Jeanette (Political Science) Hahn, Jay (History) Haley, Erin Hall, Janet (Business Administration) Han, Grace ' (Psychology) Han, Jeffrey (History) 56 SPRING Hancock. Aaron (English History) Margraves, Jennifer Harrison. Yvonne Hart, Lee Hartman. Amy Haskell. Chris (Bioengineering) Hasserian. Diana (PEIS) Hatch, Jeffery (History) Mauser. Deborah (Rhetoric) Hays, Sharon (Molecular Biology) Heinen. Gregory ' (Physiology) Hendrickson. Eric (Physics) Herrara. Brenda (Biology) Hetherington. Stephen (History) Hicks, Michael (Business Administration) Killer. Leslie (History) Milliard. Lisa Hirano. Lesli (Social Science) Hirooka, Jill (Anthropology) Hiroshige. Mariann (Chemistry) Hisatomi, Ruth (Applied Math) Ho, Virginia (Genetics) Ho, Yung (Mech. Engineering) Hodges. Jane (Social Science) Hoke. Jennifer (Political Science) Holabird. Kevin (Physical Science) Holke. Jennifer Holler. Henning (IEOR) Horn, Diana (Civil Engineering) Horn, Cynthia (Biophysics) Hong. .Aaron Hong. Cristina Hong. Linda Hoppe, Christina (German) Morgan. Sharon (Microbiology) Horiuchi. Myra (Psychology) Horvath. Melissa (Marketing) Howell. Vandy Hsiao, Julianna (Business Administration) Hsiao. Gigi (Physiology) Hsu, Heng-Yuan (EECS NE) Hsu, Lilian Huang. Lilly Huang. Jeff (Biochemistry) Huelsenbeck. Kimberly (Spanish) Hurd. Catherine Imberg. Stephen (Rhetoric) Inouye. Kathleen (Psychology) Ipson. Ellen (Biology) Isassi. Sandra (Microbiology Imm) Israels, Valli (Political Science) Jackman. Bradley (Material Science) Jackson. Ann (Mass Communications) Jacobs. Angelia (Psychology) Jafari. Bijan Jaiswal. Janet (Finance) SPRING 57 Jann, Melanie (Applied Math) Jarboe. Blaine (Math Economics) Jaslow, Keith (Mech. Engineering) Jensen, Kelly (Business Administration) Jensen, Gary Jeung, Elena Johnson, John Johnson, Lauren Johnston, Jacqueline Jones, Michelle (Political Science) Jones, Julie (Physiology) Jones. Sandy (Anthropology) Jonson, Jazmin (Applied Math) Joo, Sung Jorgensen, Jeff (Physical Science) Jung, Jazmine (Genetics) Kaiser, Joseph (Psychology) Kamb, Linus (Architecture) Kamian, Nicole (Poli Sci Economics) Kantcr, Sheryl (Architechture) Kantor, Lisa (Rhetoric) Kaplan, Jeffrey Karnaugh, Ronald (Bioresources) Kato, Michelle (Business Administration) Katz, Randi Katzman, Aaron (Architechture) Katzman, Rhonda (Hum Physiology) Kaye, Ellen (History) Keasbey, Karen Keith, Carey (Nutrition) Kennedy, Julia (Social Science) Kesler, Christopher (Physiology) Khoja, Bettina (Political Science) Khoja, Felicia (Political Science) Khuu, Lien (Social Science) Kielen, Gayle Kim, Helen Kim, Paul (Mech. Engineering) Kim, Sandra (Business Administration) Kim, Evonne Kim, Joo Yeon (Psychology) Kim. Sahng-Yurp Kitayama, Diane (Poli Sci Economics) Klein, Steven (Math) Kline, Lore (Sociology) Klotz, Richard (History) Ko, Elizabeth (Economics) Koemon, Simon (EECS) Kolacz, Luiza (French) Kolstad, Randy Kondrasheff, Demetry (Chemistry) Koolpe, Jonathan (Microbiology) Krasnow, Ronni (Political Science) Kravchenko, Alexander {Philosophy) Kreinman, Diana (English) Kubota, Carl (Mech. Engineering) 58 SPRING Kurtbay. Yunas (Microbiology) Kusuma. Cathanna (IEOR) Kwak. Christine (Architechture) Kwock, Calvin (EECS) Kwon, Mild (Psychology) Kwon, Cathy (Molecular Biology) Kwon, Euk (Biology) Kwong, Sophia Lai, Albert (Civil Engineering) Lai, Thomas (Architechture) Tai, Athena (Economics) tarn Paul lam, Sophia (Maf.Engineering) Lambert, Jamie (Social Science) Lang, Robert (PEIS) Langley, Jill Larsh, Kevin (History) Larson, Ingrid (Political Science) Latham, Marilyn (History) Lau. Alex Lau, Debra (Accounting) Lau, Robert Lauer, Kenny (Psychology) Laux. Laurence (French) Layug, Gemma (Political Science) Le, Jennifer Lee, Karin (Economics) Lee, Michele (Economics) Lee, Deborah (Sociology) Lee, Frederick (Statistics) Lee, Jean (Biochemistry) Lee, Dennis (Mech. Engineering) Lee, Dorthy Lee, Sarah (Political Science) Lee, Mongwah (Applied Math) Lee, Catherine (Social Welfare) Lee, Julie (Psychology) Lee, Wendy (Business Administration ) Lee, Helen (Physics) Lee, Joong (Chemistry) Lee, Marice (Genetics) Lee, Jae (Psychology) Lee, Cecile Lee, Ellen (Civil Engineering) Lee, Brian Lee, Lora (Business Administration) Lee, Vivian (Statistics) Lehmann, Mark (Genetics) Leon, David Leong, Cindy (Genetics) Leonido, Teodoro (Biology) Leoz. Michael (Political Science) Lew, Jeannie (Psychology) Lewin, Nancy (Med Ren) Lewis, Lydia (Nutrition) Lewis. Sarah (Political Science) SPRING 59 Li, Wendie (Physiology) Li, Rose (Psychology) Li, Eva (EECS) Liang, Teresa (G and P) Liao, Suzan (Architechture) Lim, Taffany (Psychology) Lim, Patricia (Political Science) Lim, Lena Limon, Viviien Lin, Jing-Yeh (English) Lin, Ya-Li Ling, Kenneth (Mech. Engineering) Liu, Ilo (Business Administration) Liu, Diane (English) Lo, Eliza (Biochemistry) Loftus, Thomas Logger, Monique (Dutch French) Loh, Joanie Loharsingh, Indira (Business Administration) Lopez, Mark (Economics) Lorenzo, David (Social Science) Lorin, There sa (English) Lou, Melody (Biology) Louderback, Marc (English) Louie, Henry Lowe, Stephanie (Microbiology Imm) Lu, Juan (Applied Math) Lubbe, Caroline (Art History) Lui, David Lui, Raymong Lum, Steven Luong, Henry (Oriental Languages) Lynch, Margaret (History) Maas, Kimberly Maddocks, Stephanie (Economics) Magee, Leslie Mallejac, Sylvie (Applied Math) Mandelbrot, David (Business Administration) Manning, Brett (Civil Engineering) Margherita, Michael (English) Markman, David (Political Science) Markowitz, Jonah (Political Science) Marquez, Teresa (Social Welfare) Martin, Kevin (History) Martin, Greg (Slavic) Martinezdeosaba, Sara (PEIS) Martz, Jane (Political Science) Mason, Jennifer (English) Masuda, Dena (Psychology) Mathis, Laura (Physiology) Matson, Michael (Architecture) Matthew, Deborah (Political Science) Mauz, Rony Maxwell, Margarethe (Psychology) McCallum, Scott (PEIS) McCausland, Lynn (History) 60 SPRING McConnick, Matthew (Rhetoric) McDonnell Elizabeth (History) McElhero, Kimberly (Psychology) McElroy, Lori (English) McGarvey, Tim (Political Science) McKay, Laura (Film) McKean, Robert (Economics History) McKee, Nicole (Psychology) McKenna, Shannon (Neurobiotogy) Mendivil, Donna (Legal Studies) Merced, Penny (Psychology) Merideth, Leslie Metzger. Andreas (Social Science) Meyers, Jeffrey (Social Welfare) Miles, Susan (English) Millard. Dina (Sociology) Miller. Megan (English Economies) Miller. Roddy (Economics) Miller. Stephen (Economics) Miller. Patrice (Mass Communications) Miller. Mike (Legal Studies) Mills, James (Anthropology) Miranda, Cecilia (Social Welfare) Mohle. Jennifer (Social Science) Moir. Karen (Sociology) Molfmo. Michelle (Political Science) Monk, Tricia Moon, Michael Moore, Mary Lou Morgan, Kazuko (PEIS) Morris, Monique (Business Administration) Mostman. Marc (History) Mullin. Stephen (Zoology) Munoz. Laura Munllo. Lucia Muro. Maria (Poli Sci Spanish) Murphy, Shannon (Native Amer Studies) Murray, Michael (English) Musante. THomas Myers, Sara (Art History) Nakamura. Cindy (Biology) Nan, Victoria (Business Administration) Nathanson. Lisa (Psychology) Nellis. Ann-Michete (Economics) Ng, Anthony (Social Science) Nguyen, Teresa Nguyen, Dan (Physiology) Nguyen, Ann (Biochemistry) Nice, Franceses (English) Nicolas, Joseph (Physiology ' ) Nishiwaki. Kimiko (Math) Noh. James Novak, Deborah (Social Science) Obennan, Debra Ogden. Christopher Ohara. Stacey (Physical Education) SPRING 61 Okawachi, Mark (Physical Education) O ' Leary, Susan (Sociology) Oliver, Cathryn (Political Science) Olsen, Sara (PEIS) Olson, Jamie Ornstein, Jamie (Physical Education) Otero, Leo (Genetics) Pagaduan, Lourdes (Psychology) Palarea, Victoria (Art History) Palmero, Evelyn Pan, Charlotty (Business Administration) Pappert, Diane (Math) Parado, Leo (Geography) Paris, Noreen Park, Jennifer (Music) Park, Jeanie (English) Paterno, Ronald (Biochemistry) Pau, Judy (Social Science) Paule, Leah (Applied Math) Peck, Ben (Social Science) Pehling, James (Physics) Penwell, Kristin Peralta, Patrick Perez, Carolyn (Political Science) Perez, Jose (Social Science) Perkins, William Perry, Yvette (Math) Peterson, Pamela (Genetics) Pfannkuch, Kristina (Math Scandinavian) Phalon, Maureen (English) Pham, Mylien (Physiology) Pham, Tim (Mech. Engineering) Pham, Diem-Trang (Biology) Philipp, Peter (Poli Sci Economics) Phillips-Arguello, Mary (English) Picerno, Mia (Political Science) Pijas, Stephen (Psychology) Pineda, Luis (English) Pinkus, Mark (English) Pinomi, Conrad Poon, Veronica (Rhetoric) Porche, Michelle (Mass Comm Poli Sci) Posada, Silvia (English) Potter, Theresa (IEOR) Powell, Carolyn (Psychology) Poydessus, Patricia Praia, Robert (Poli Sci Rhetoric) Prawira, Pepy (Economics) Prescott, Sherry Pritchard, Bradley (Economics) Prosser, Anastasia (Social Science) Quan, Peony (Architecture) Quejada, Wilhelm Quilici, Barbara Quizon, Grace (Economics) Quong, Melanie (Biochemistry) 62 SPRING Rabitz. Deborah (PEIS) Raicu. Inna (English) Raimondi. Jill (Business Administration) Rainbolt. Elizabeth (Business Administration) Ramirez, Jorge (Physiology) Rantz. Stephen (English) Rasmussen. Mandy (English) Rathjen. Catherine (Business Administration) Ray, Brenda (English) Ray, Paul Razani. Rezwan (Env.Science) Reading, Shannon Reed, Alex (Social Science) Reeves, Jody (Political Science) Rehmet. George (Social Welfare) Rentoria, Joan (Psychology) Reoutt, KJra (Psychology) Ricasaia. Philip Richards. John (Molecular Biology) Riley. Merrilyn (ANC NE) Ritchey, Gary (Chem. Engineering) Rittenhouse, Kimberley (Genetics) Roberts, Stephanie Robinson. Dante Rodriguez. Michael Rohlfs, Jill (Economics) Rojas, Michelle (Dev. Studies) Romero, Myrna (Social Science) Rosa. Scotti Rose. Michael (PENR) Rose. Leslie (Sociology) Rosenbaum. Debbie Rosenbaum. Lisa Rosenbaum, Lainie (Economics) Roter, Deborah (Art) Roth, Eric Roth. Ian Rozansky. Daniel (Hostoria) Rudbach, Lucy (PEIS) Ruderman. Mark (Chem. Engineering) Rudolph. Ingrid Ruiz, Martin (Political Science) Rutkowski, Elizabeth (Civil Engineering) Sadler. Kimberley (Legal Studies) Saffbld, Sybil Sagara. David Sales, Vince Sahzburg. Damon (Economics) Sampson. Suzanne Sanders. Jim (English) Saperstein. David Sarros, Andrea (History) Sasaki. Janelle (Psychology) Sawtelle, Benjamin Scalise, Juliana (Sociology) Scaefer. Elizabeth SPRING 63 Schallit, Susan (Anthropology) Schechter, Ginger (Psychology) Schenck, Kirk Schmidt, Kevin (Geology) Schneider, Katrina (Math Economics) Schock, Lisa (Social Science) Schram, Gary (Business Adminstration) Schulten, Susan (History) Schwyzer, Hugo Scott, Sharneth (Sociology) Semnani, Roshanak- (Genetics) Serrano, Elena (Dev.Sludies) Seto, Iris (Architecture) Sevilla, Alison (Political Science) Shartel, Andrea (History) Shaw, Lisa (Mass Communications) Sheehan, Christina (History) Sheth, Seema (Business Administration) Shin, Juliet Shin, Julie (Political Science) Shin, Mariette (Geology) Shitamoto, Robert Shuen, Pauline (Computer Science) Siegel, Dan Siegel, Robert (Political Science) Siemens, Wayne Silva, Regina (Political Science) Silverburg, Ashley (IEOR) Simmonds, Janet Simon, Greg Simon, Nanette (Social Science) Singer, Carl (Bioresources) Singhall, Ashi (Finance) Sipes, David (Finance) Skarpelos, Peter (ME MSE) Skov, Andy (Political Science) Skram, Mary Smine, Georges (EECS) Smith, Debra (Mass Communications) Smith, Julie (French) Smith, Craig (History) So, Anita (Business Adminstration) Soderberg, Eric (EECS) Soegiono, Andri (EECS) Sondak, Elizabeth (IEOR) Songadiwardhana, Wiganda (Applied Math) Soohoo, Angela (Nutrition) Sote.lo, Bertha (Anthropology) Soto, Jose (Political Science) Spears, Melanie (Psychology) Spence, Erika Spencer, Fred Spiegel, Michael (Mass Communications) Spoils, Karadiane (PEIS) Sloltenberg, Russell (Business Adminstration) Staplelon, Audrey (Physiology) 64 SPRING Steiner, Sarah (English) Steinfeldt, Lisa (Rhetoric) Stewart, Alison Stokes, Jolie (PEIS) Suen, Jacquelyn (Economics) Sumortin, Jamie Jr. (History) Sumulong, Lorraine (Comp. Literature) Sun, Elaine (Architecture) Sun, Zhengmin (Applied Math) Sutton, Holly (Mass Communications) Sy, Shireen Taekman, Jennifer (English) Tahbaz, Homeyra Takaha, Eric (Business Administration) Takei, Jonathan (Microbiology Imm) Tarn, Siu Man Tamura, Douglas (Genetics) Tan, Christopher (Physiology) Tan, Gary Tapia, Hilda (Sociology) Tepper, Yaniv Thai, San (IEOR) Thall, Kristen (Environmental Scie nce) Theringer, Todd (Economics) Thiesmeyer, Tara (French) Thorn, David (Rhetoric) Thorworth, Yasuko (History) Tigno, Fiel (Political Science) Tittiranonda, Pachongjit (Biophysics) Togasaki, Ann Tolentino, Michael (PEIS) Tom, Jonathan Tomacruz, Eric Tong, Cynthia (Physiology) Towner, Jonathan (Microbiology) Tsoi, Benjamin (Physiology) Tu, Gina (SW Bad) Tuazon, Mirabel (History) Tucker, Jean (PEIS) Turcotte, Suzanne (PEIS) Turnbo, Leslie (Social Welfare) Ullman, Karl Ulrich, Steve Ung, Lyly (Physiology) Urena, Irma (Architecture) Urry, Sharon (Art History) Valenzuela, Graciela (Social Science) Valeriano, Viveca (Nutrition) Vanderreis, William (Genetics) Vanlandingham, Tammy (Economics) Vann, Suzanne (Linguistics French) Vargas, Albert Vaughn, April (Nutrition) Velarde, Fesavena (Political Science) Vergara, Michael Vinluan. Lori (PEIS) SPRING 65 Viravan, Kulnapa Wade, Will (Sociology) Wagner, Jennifer (Social Welfare) Wahrhaftig, Joseph (Psychology) Wakida, Erin (Physical Education) Wald, Stuart (History English) Walton, Lon (Biology) Wanawijaya, Handana (Applied Math) Wang, Dennis (Legal Studies) Wang, Wen-Wen Wanvig, [Catherine (Psychology) Ward, Kathryn (Linguistics) Watson, Deirdre (Art History) Weber, Tara Weber, William Weiskopf, Paul (PEIS) Weiss, Kimberly (English Psychology) Wetzel, Susan Wevrick, Kelly (English) Wharton, Stacey (Business Administration) Wharton, Valerie (Business Administration) Whitaker, Meredith (History) White, Judah Widman. Robert (Applied Math) Wiemers, Pamala (PEIS) Wiley, Eva (Business Administration) Wiley, MArgaret (History) Wilkerson, Scott Willcns, Scott (Political Science) Williams, Caryn (Sociology Ethnic Studies) Williams, Kathy Williams, Lamar (Physics) Wilson, Laura (Mech. Engineering) Winardi, Ricki (Bioengineering) Wiriadinata, Ferry Withers, Wendy (Sociology) Wolfe. Karen (Business Administration) Wolff, Laura (PEIS) Wolfsen, Lawrence (Political Science) Wolverton, Paige Won, Joon (Chemistry) Wong, Sui-Ping Wong, Eddie (ECON Statistics) Wong, Bik (Social Welfare) Wong, Linda (Nutrition) Wong, Karen (IEOR) Wong,Richard (PEIS) Wong, Timothy Wong, Suzanne (Ap plied Math) Wong, Man-Ying (Biochemistry) Woo, Eugenia (Political Science) Woo, Michelle (Physical Education) Woo, Jon Woo. Sing (Psychology) Woodard, Dcna (Humanities) Wu, Hans (Business Administration) 66 SPRING Wu, Jim (Business Administration) Wyatt, Jeffrey (Architecture) Yabu, Eric (Bioscience) Yaki, Marissa (Political Science) Yamaga, Marshall (PENR) Yamanishi, Laurie (Business Administration) Yamashiia. Lynne Yang, Qui-Mei (Applied Math) Yates, Christopher (History) Ybarra, Anthony (Rhetoric) Yee, Wendy (Physiology) Yee, Alison (Economics) Yee, Connie (PEIS) Yeh. Susan (Social Science) Yeh, Alice (Molecular Biology) Yeh, Vanessa Yen, Helen Yen, Theresa (Economics) Yeo, Kim-Chye (Comp. Literature) Yeraka, Sarah Yin, Dominick (Biology) Yip, Mingwah (EMS) Yokota, James (Asian American Studies) Yoshiyama, Colin Yost, Suzanne Young, Kara (Economics) Young, Melissa (Economics) Yu, Gloria (Economics) Yu, Lucathy (PEIS) Yu, Irene (Applied Math) Yu, Jinho Yu, Nancy (Economics) Yu, Sandia (Genetics) Yuan, Margarida (French Economics) Yuen, Tiffany (Zoology) Yuen, Jennifer (Bioscience) Yuen, Angela (Social Welfare) Yunianto, Kenneth (Civil Engineering) Yuson, Joselyn Zanussi, Emalee (History) Zee, Helen (Accounting) Zeldman. Gregory (Spanish) SPRING 67 SPRING 68 " successes began at Berkeley. Why not join them? " UC Berkeley has contributed significantly to the resources of Uean Witter. Over 100 former students of this campus now. staff our more than 600 locations. Check the roster below. Wendell W. Witter " 32 San Francisco William B. Boone " 35 Portland Robert B. MacBnde 39 Paki Alto James A. Fek ' hin ' 42 San Francisco Gerald Brush ' 43 San Francisco FennJ. Wilson ' 43 Berkek-y Richard Lesser ' 46 Walnut Creek Earl Marks ' 46 Long Beach William H. Ellis ' 47 San Mateo John L. Donovan. Jr. ' 49 San Marino John H. Everett ' 49 Walnut Creek Charles A. Mower ' 49 Sacramento James Beaver ' 50 San Francisco James A. Cavanah " 5(1 Aptos Robert J. Clark ' 50 San Jose Donald R. Dickey ' 50 San Rafael George Leung ' 50 San Francisco Stewart Randall ' 50 Fresno Douglas C. Witt ' 50 Sacramento F. Brad Gleason 51 Newport Beach S. James King 51 Memo Park William D. Stauffer " 51 Santa Ana Robert W. Witter . ' 51 Sacramento Thomas W. Witter " 51 San Francisco Perry B. Biestman " 52 San Francisco James D. Walker " 52 Sacramento Richard F. Lee ' 53 1 ' pland Gary E. Marsella " 53 Fresno Branstool " 54 San Mateo William J. Carroll " 54 San Rafael Steve Patterson " 54 Oakland G. Blake C alder " 55 Oakland Jack H. Saunders " 55 Oakland Marion R. Buljan " S7 Sacramento C. Paxton Davis " 57 Menki Park Donald F. Jordan " 57 Santa Ana James F. Reuter ' 57 San Francisco Michael D. Herb ' 58 Honolulu JohnJ. Roth. Jr. " 58 San Francisco Thomas Schneider " 58 New York Carlisle Wilson " 58 San Francisco Henry H. Duke ' 59 lluntington Beach Michael L. Simon ' 59 Walnut Creek Richard A. Adams ' 6O J. Michael Bowhay ' 60 Daniel H. Grener ' 60 1 ) UK Muirhead " 6O William Murray " Hit Drew L. Robarts ' 6O Martin Aufhauser ' 61 William Cuneo ' 61 James Emery ' 61 Anthony Piazza " 61 Raymond 1 louyl.i- " 62 William T. Rigsbee ' 62 Edward K. Stark ' 64 Jerome Gitt " 65 George I. (iracis ' 65 W. Eugene Yunt " 65 John P. Rusev ' 67 Charles K. Cabrera ' 68 Susan McClees ' 69 Henry Au winger ' 7O William E. Denning 7O Thomas H. Krause " 71 Craig S. Bonelli 72 Randall ( ,. Colombo ' Tl Edward A. Berruezo ' 7, ' t H.ilS. Dahlmeier ' 73 Stephen C. Powell ' 73 Richard Ray 73 John Kellizzi ' 7-1 Russell Callenberg 74 Rick Huber 7 1 Wendell I. Misawa 74 William W. Phillip 71 Carolyn Clifford " 75 Wayne Leonard 75 Richard Perry 75 G.irrett Seligman 75 Cory Bihr 76 Fr.mciska E. Duinoni 7l Conrad Frankowski " 76 Howard Tharsing 76 1 ' atrn la Williams " 76 Nancv Brandstatter 77 Stockton San Francisco San Francisco Santa Ana Portland Oakland San Francisco San Francisco San Francisco Monterey San Francisco San Francisco M niU-rey San Francisco Santa MIMIHM Visalia Santa Cruz San Francisc Oakland San Francisco San Mateo San Francisco I ' aso Robk-s IV-rkek-y Mapa Apt os Sacramento Reno Modesto San Rafael Cupertino San Jose I ' alo Alto Sacrament i San Francisco Fairfield Boise San Ralarl San Framisco New York New York San Francisco Menlo I ' ark Liura Hrody Charles Ensey Mary Foard Rod LaRocque MadelynM. O ' Connell Scott Anderson Susan E. Rogers Henry W. Wagner, III Kurt Burkhard Thomas R. Ley William T. Kendall Robert T. 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Wlmten " 77 San Francisco 77 San l itj;o ' 77 San Francisco ' 77 San Francisco " 77 Oakland 78 San Mateo 78 San Francisco 78 San Francisco 79 San Francisco 79 San Francisco o Stockton " no San Francisco " 81 lleasanton ' XI San Francisco ' 82 San Francisco " H2 Santa Barbara " 82 San Jose Si Palo Alto ' 82 Concord 82 San Francisco H2 San Francisco XZ Concord " 82 San Francisco ' 82 San Francisco ' SI ' Santa Cruz " 83 Walnut Creek 3 Berkeley " 83 Sdnia Cruz ' 83 San Francisco X3 Fairtield ' 83 Woodland Hills ' 83 San Rafael " 83 San Mateo " K! Berkeley " 84 San Francisco W I ' leasanton XI London XI New York s: San Francisco - ( a kl.md ' 8fi Oakland ' 86 I ' .llo Alto Mi Keno Berkeley alumni have chosen Uean Witter for a career because we have a great respect for people respect for our clients and our more than 9,000 associates. Dean Witter offers extensive training programs for both sales and non-sales employees. If such an opportunity interests you, consider joining your fellow alumni at Uean Witter. Simply write us about yourself and your academic background. Mr. Rich Franklin. Assistant Vice President and Personnel Manager Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. 101 California Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111 .4 iiiriufxTof Mir FT S Y rs Financial ' ctiwrk LMj DEAN WITTER Inspired Merging technologies make INFORMIX more than a merchant of database management software. By anticipating the software needs of the 21st century and meeting those needs today, our visionary company is providing new leader- ship in the areas of developing, manufacturing, and distributing software to an entire industry. We ' re looking for the following talented UNIX professionals to continue to set new standards in database productivity software: Systems Engineers Porting Engineers Software Support Engineers Members of Technical - R D Engineers Application Consultants QA Software Test Engineers Sales Professionals Product Marketing Professionals If your education is in the following disciplines: Computer Science, Engineering, or Marketing, please forward your resume to: Informix Software, Inc., Attn: Professional Staffing, BK, 4100 Bohannon Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025. We are an equal opportunity employer A A. U INFORMIX UNIX is a trademark of AT T. CALIFORNIA SPECTRUM PHOTOGRAPHY BY ORIN BELL PROMS . PARTIES . GROUP PORTRAITS GRADUATION CEREMONIES P.O. Box 547 . Berkeley, CA 94701 . (415) 652-9875 CUSTOM RETREAOfWCT1KSSENGER TRUCK TIRES FRANK 820 OILMAN ST PASS, ft OWNERS: DON ft FRANK FRIZZIE? ' BUS. 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Dr Tsang worked on assignment for the Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, conducting radiation measurements related to fusion breeding blanket development and the Ibkamak Fusion lest Reactor . alu-acs been enthusiastic about applied science and find it i ery challenging. " he says Since coming to EG G Idaho after earning his doctorate at Penn State. Francis has had the opportunity to take base knowledge and apply it to practical and workable concepts. " like working for EG G Idaho because, in addition to my regular assignments. I ' m often given the opportunity to develop and explore my ou ' ti ideas Francis uses his fascination with natural phenomena to perfect his skill and instruction in the martial arts karate and kung fu He holds a second degree black belt in karate EG G Idaho is the prime contractor for the Department of Energy ' s Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. Here you can be part of a community of scientists and engineers seeking new solutions to key problems of nuclear and non-nuclear energy. Some of the areas of opportunity include: mechanical, chemical, electrical, and design engineering, quality assurance and control; reliability and statistics: radiological engineering: ceramics technology: solid state physics: and computer system analysis. Send your resume to Employment Services (FGS). EG G Idaho. Inc.. P.O. Box 1625. Idaho Falls. Idaho 83415. U.S. Citizenship Required AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER n Idaho Heinz Pet Products, a newly established company of H.J. Heinz, is a Fortune 100 manufacturer of Nine Laves, Meaty Bone, Skippy Amore and many other brand recognizable premium products. ; 1J Due to our recent reorganization, outstanding opportunities ezist in our corporate headquarters in Downtown Long Beach. At Heinz Pet Products, you will share in the growth of the company through our commitment to teamwork, individual accountability, strong personal communications and a management that is goal oriented. You will be pan of a company that is dedicated to providing an environment where each individual can advance to the maximum level of their capabilities, while achieving personal and company goals. If you are the kind of individual who would like to share in these high values, consider these opportunities. FINANCE General Accountant Financial Analyst Customer Accounting Correspondent Senior Financial Analyst Cost Accountant MIS Senior Programmer Analyst Project Leader Computer Operator ENGINEERING TECHNICAL Senior Food Technologist Research Process Engineer Electrical Engineer Senior Project Engineer Heinz Pet Products is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with a long-standing commitment to affirmative action in recruiting, hiring and promoting of minorities and women. 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With the help of our high-quality, high tech materials, foyager circled the globe and accomplished some- thing once thought- impossible. Now Hexcel offers you the chance to enjoy the pur- suit of similar accomplishments. We ' re developing new products for aerospace and other applications... from structural materials like Vbyager ' s advanced honeycomb composites to specialty chemicals and resins. And while we ' ve been helping good ideas .get off the ground, we ' ve been achieving record sales and profits too. If you possess a strong research or chemistry background, here ' s how you can start your journey with Hexcel. Polymer Chemist Conduct the research and development of polymers and oligomers for evaluation in aerospace advanced composite applications. MS or PhD in polymer organic chemistry science required. Up to 3 years ' experience in polymer preparation and isolation highly desirable and experience in the functional modification of polymer backbones a plus. 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As she rises from her desk, littered with the pages of a rough draft, she thinks of what the next few weeks hold in store for her: the completion of her thesis, the end to all classes, finals and graduation. Graduation: a transition from one phase of life to the next; the step into another stage of adulthood, symbolized by a march down an aisle to receive a piece of paper. Some people dream of graduation, and see it as the end to the trials and tribulations of school -- and the key to greater independence. Others dread graduation as a time of parting; it is a time when one leaves friends, teachers, and security behind. Graduation is both feared and longed for. As the young woman walks on campus the next day, she becomes aware of how quickly the days are passing and how soon the time will come when the familiar jaunts to class across campus will be a thing of the past. Her walk takes on a new importance and the memories come flooding back both good and bad. " Here is where 1 got my first A. " she thinks as she passes Evans Hall. " And that, " looking up at Latimer where I failed my first lab session. " In Dwinelle Plaza sne recalls the fun of people-watching and talking with the gang. SPRING 75 It has been said that goodbyes are never easy and this particular one is harder than most. Some students are saying goodbye forever to their childhood when they reach graduation. Unless they plan to live at home, courtesy of parents, these newly-inducted members of " the real world " will be completely on their own for the first time in their lives. School and family will no longer offer protection from the realities of life. The night before graduation arrives she lies awake thinking. She pon- ders the questions of tomorrow as her excitement builds. Finally, she falls asleep, proud of her determination and accomplishments and confident of her success in the future. Many seniors look forward to all the opportunites now opening up to them: " Real jobs " and careers, marriage and family, and all the benefits and privileges of college graduates. They are eager to meet the challenges of the bright new world before them. And with a degree from UC Berkeley they are extremely qualified to do just that. " I can ' t believe this is really happening " , she whispers excitedly as her name is called. Out of the corner of her eye she sees her father beam as she shakes the dean ' s hand and receives her diploma. " It ' s official! " she thinks as her mind already jumps ahead to the possibilities before her now. She ' s had several job offers and one in particular is perfectly suited to her education and talents. 76 SPRING Graduates be proud. You have re- ceived an education from one of the finest institutions of higher educa- tion in the world. Your hard work has resulted in success. The struggle is over and the goal has been at- tained. But your education never ends . . . - by Julie Friedman Laura Wu- ertele. SPRING 77 M 78 SPRING The 1989 Vc. 3c.-c 5-e.e Back: Hchard Capone, Laura Bass, Laura V ertefe. Pamela Shadden. Karen Johnson SPRING 79 UC BERKELEY m


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