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J? t]J 4 M STki This campus is our gateway to the future: The vital elements of our educational experience instill in us cultural diversity, academic excellence, and prepares us to be visionary leaders. © Copyright 1991 by Richard W. Capone and the Blue Gold Staff. All rights reserved on entire contents. No part may be reproduced without prior written permission from Richard W. Capone or from Taylor Publishing Company of Dallas, Texas. L ET THERE BE LIGH «lt9 eta pu be pnadttd Om gaspii bt accogied bf onr AuKlcaB toiiittuuBl tn Otf WUh £ist oBat lb» to ff cbsr nif fe nnL Sm, TDB cm te fcBod amad ijr tiw bfitnaKBa aoiitsaiitm .BalMito ' tBie rm getag-io-trr-to-pKxaait-jofhtf- ptnit-aBeiplaaei can te ana furt bf wdkSag rail d pmik htti ttntc wof matal agmda sadgBob hi tin dof. But, ito ' " JMOlBf qpnda " {Rfttpy k tbf Moy. A V !,faujattnael0aatmtKatiitd. tsidit el neb itsxisf and Mi 19 ite bMyfl»tt»fl Mta fe yia a y i i i«teif«anaH»a ita, bt waaU wla! 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WsS, torn do U) tvilug appScatim and bdlvn il V WriHu br SttTui Iaa« 4 INTRODl 6 Without A Home 14 Creative Dating 15 Looking Beyond 18 Cooking (or at least trying) 20 An interview with Sarichi 24 Using brain cells 26 I Hate You! 28 Society ' s Building Blocks 29 Ctianceilor Chan 34 Where to eat and not to eat 35 Electron Entertainment 38 Moving On 40 A Home Avi ay 42 A Professor ' s Stability 47 Generations 48 Religion 50 An Apple A Day 54 Local Sounds 57 In Out of Berkeley 60 Socializing 64 Large Screen Entertainment 70 Altered States 74 Roommates 78 Seniors 78 PEOPLE 5 CMittm Tim, vwl Oin V 3!SSfe w. MAKES THE difference III B w m ai 4 " " H ' ' U wm: - ihLi-SsC • 1 i 0% r.. „ PEOPLE 11 12 PEOPLE m PEOPLE 13 by; Lara Vinnard Beulah stood alone by a street sign on the corner of Haste and Telegraph. It was about three in the afternoon on a cool mid-February day, so Beulah had her black wool cap pulled down over her ears and had rolled down the sleeves of her red-and-white polka-dotted shirt. I noticed her beige pants as I walked by, and thought to myself that her clothes looked almost new, as she asked me, " Can you spare a quarter? " Beulah is .36, and has lived in California for ten years. For a while now she has been living in a woman ' s garage on Shattuck. In [),iyment Beulah gives the woman a bouquet of flowers every week — poppies — because Beulah works for a florist on S.iturdays. For ten dollars, Beulah spends that day picking flowers in the Berkeley hills, and always manages to sneak a few fiome. Other than that, Beulah gets $630 a month from the government, which she spends on medication and food. Beulah has six children. Three live in Virginia, where Beulah lived before she came to California, two live in a foster home in Kk hmond, California, and one is up for adoption in Richmond. " Would you like to adopt onef " she asked me while we were t.ilkmg. " They ' re beautiful children. They need someone to teach them what ' s right and what ' s wrong. Do you know what it ' s like to have a real mom and a real dad? " I told her that I did, but that I wouldn ' t be able to adopt any of her children, at least not right now. Beulah ' s parents were divorced when she was very young. Her mother remarried several times, so Beulah, her four brothers, and two sisters were raised by their grandparents — |ohn Bulldog and Grandma Beauty. ' They were bootleggers, " she laughed as she told me about the vice cops searching their home for the liquor. " They couldn ' t ever find it because we ' d hide it in the bed covers and curl up around the bottles and play possum. " When Beulah first came out to California she met a man who liked to call himself King Musa and who called her Queen Nommo. " We lived together on University and sold African crafts from Sudan. He used to grow marijuana on the roof. We were young and black and it was love. We called it love on the rooftop. " She tipped her head to one side and put on a pair of yellow-framed sun glasses. " Then I gave him a baby. Then we had a fight over a white girl. She stole my boyfriend, and he gave her a baby. After that I lost my head and they took my daughter away. " Soon after King Musa left her, Beulah moved in with " a 6S-year-old white man " and lived with him for five years, sharing the house with his dog. Lady. Beulah knew things had to change when she heard a voice which told her, ' The dog is Lucifer. I ' m tired of her sleeping in the bed with you. " " So, " Beulah told me, " I killed her. " I asked how. She said, " I bought an ax. After that he asked me to leave. I ' ve been here ever since. " Holding a regular job is hard for Beulah because, " 1 get nervous. " The longest job she ' s held was three weeks at a motel, but she quit one day because she just couldn ' t go anymore. Since then she ' s been picking flowers and panhandling. March 10 is going to be a very special day because Beulah is getting married. The time is set for 1 o ' clock in People ' s Park. Her fiance is Joseph, whom she met on Telegraph. They plan to live in a van for eight months until Joseph gets a job; then they ' ll get an apartment. Joseph walked by while we were talking, introduced himself, and checked to make sure Beulah was feeling well. Anther man stopped by soon after with two friends by his side and said, " Hey Beulah, if this marriage don ' t work out, I want you to marry me. You are a fine woman. " Beulah giggled and whispered to me that he had already proposed to her once, but of course she was in love with Joseph. Beulah was fascinated with my long blond hair. She first asked if she could have a lock of it, then said she would name her next child after me, then stroking my hair, asked me, " If I were to worship you, would you like that? " I told her 1 didn ' t think it would be a good idea. Still touching my hair, Beulah told me that she has a split personality, and every Halloween she turns into Lily Brown. " Lily Brown is a black lady with a long blond wig. She ' s a hooker. Last Halloween 1 was Lily Brown, and I hitchhiked to Los Angeles and made $375 hooking. But I was too sexy and got pregnant. " Joseph said he doesn ' t want her to do this anymore, now that they ' re getting married, and that ' s okay with Beulah. " I love him, " she smiled. Beulah has been taking medication for five years to calm her down. " I still hear voices, " she said, " It made me hear voices. " " What do the voices say? " I asked " They tell me about the flaming sworn word. Any time I look at the sun I can hear from God. 1 worship the flaming sworn word. " At this point, Beulah stood up and began dancing and singing, " I am a witch doctor. I am a good witch doctor. I sing ) the gods of the flaming sworn word. " Sometimes she can feel the flaming sworn word in her heart, " like an an-ow going around and around. " Beulah usually gets one meal a day in People ' s Park and sometimes buys somthing extra if she makes enough money panhandling. She often finds clothes in the free box in the Park. " That ' s where I got these pants! " She tugged at the knee of her pant leg and continued, " I got ' em there last night and put ' em on this morning. " One of Beulah ' s brothers is serving in the Persian Gulf. She said she hopes for a day when " all the boys come home from the war. The proud, the brave, and the few. " I realized Beulah was losing interest in our talk when she stood up to dance again and moved several feet away from me. First she sang a few spontaneously composed bits about my " flaxen hair, " then she began clapping and switched to one of her preferred songs, " I have a voice that will break away the burning flame, that will let it be like the peace in the sky. " I gave Beulah what change I had, hugged her, and promised I ' d try to make it to the wedding. As I walked away, I realized that I had originally set out to interview a destitute, homeless person. That was hardly what I found. What I found instead was a woman whose only complaint, except for missing her children, was not being able to afford lotion when the weather got cold, Beulah wants only to be spiritually secure, and in Joseph, she has I that security. 14 PEOPLE •Beulah Soi ifce icm to wine. QRddiKe, f t on a dime or less 0 -vo -five doOan, a reasonbfy priced out you am . . . succumb to the boring olc standby — a movie. $14.00 for two or a Friday or Saturday night. You car spend the remaining $11 on a huge tut of popcorn, two Cokes, Jujy Fruits Ralslnettes, et. al. or you can go out tc a fancy dinner at McDonalds or Burge King. Better yet. go to Two Dollar Tues days at the Cofi mia Theatre and ge an even better dinner at McDonalds For a definitely steamy date, try the Grand Central Stoma Si. Hot Tu6 Co. a 1916 University. For $25 you can ge approximately 1 1 hours for two In c private room Including redwood ho; tub, sauna, shower, bed. AM FM radio and towels. Sound proofed walls and c locking door complete the scenario Good for relaxation and other Indoor sports. Gay or straight doesn ' t matter, as long as you ' re open minded — try mdc Berkeley ' s Queer Dance Club at 2181 Shattuck Ave. They pIc " Live- 106 type modem music, plus dance classics. Dress sharp o casual or weird, your choice. $6 cover charge. 18 up, bee and sodas start at $1. Call the MIX-llne for updated Infer (644 3804). Bart Into the City at $3.60 each roundtrlp. Civic Cente stop. You con take the 19 MUNI bus ($0.86 each) up to th« Halght-Ashbury district and see a live band at the l-Beam or th« NIghtbreak. Shows cost anywhere between free and $1i each. Or disembark BART at Emborcodero and have one drini each at the Hyatt " EAmbaxcadexo. The bar rotates and provides great view of the Bay. Dinner at one of Berkeley ' s millions o ethnic restaurants Is usually $26 or under for two people. Tr Thai House on Dwight or Blue Nile on Telegraph for starters. C perhaps the Tactile Dome at the Expioraunium might suit yoi better. Remember to make resen aflons and aftenvards yoi can enjoy a walk In the Presidio or along the Marina. |JS ' 0 16 PEOPLE • Dates On fifty doOars . . . heck, rent a car and drive around town. Economy cars at Avis go for about $35 per night, and you can spend the remaining $15 on gas and parl ing. Now you l now why you don ' t l eep a car in Berkeley. If you go to the City, remember $1 for bridge toll. Check out the Paiacc of Fine- Arts, the Cliff House and adjacent beach, the Castro, the Hoight, Broadway sex shops, or drive across the Golden Gate ($2 toll) and stop at the vista point on the other side, with $50 you can do a myriad of things in San Francisco (not necessarily including cost o ' transportation): Dinner at Hamburger Mary ' s (organic yet yummy burgers), the Hard Rock Cafe (cool decor, over- priced food, trendomatic hangout), IVIel ' s Diner (50 ' s diner ambiance), cfub hopping and drinks at the Palladium (modern, fund. 18+), DV8 (modem, funk, avant- garde, 21+), Townsend (modern, hip hop, funk, 2 1+). To bum om hundred dotltars . . . rent a car for one night and drive to LA. Spend $20+ on gas, use the last $45 for dinne r at johnny Rockets and look for Steven Spielburg and his kid. Max. Or drive to Carmel and try to get former Mayor Clint Eastwood ' s autograph (you may need some of the $$$ as bribe). Go ahead, make his day. Better yet, buy plane tickets to Los Angeles if Southwest Airlines is still offering the bargain fores. Dress in elegant attire and go to the Music Center ' cause everyone know5 LA ' S where the culture is. Squeeze in Disneyland between intermissions. Maybe spend $40 each to rent some romantic Victorian garb at stagecrafi, on Alcotraz Ave. For her, a long white gown and big floppy hot; for him, striped cricket trousers, a cream- coloured blazer, and a straw boater hat. Then go to Safeway and buy a loaf of bread for $120 and a jug of wine for $4.99. You ' ve got the " thou. " Might throw in some cheese, salami and fruit too. Take your dote to Chex Pannise. That ' s it, you ask? Well, nobody toid you to spend all your money on dinner. A BRIEF HISTORY OF iii iiiiM i JiKyiJii i a conuerstation with astronomy professor Alexi rUeppenko ► ;. ; You can only appreciate a galaxy by ..aving an idea of how many stars are in one. But to say it ' s comparable to McDonanld ' s hamburgers sold, well that ' s comparable to the number of mmr " " B Bi»f ISH r ■ " Of all the sciences, which one is the most accessable and the most obvious to the everyday person? It ' s astronomy. Everyone has looked up at the stars and wondered about what they are and our place in the Universe, and it ' s not to say that chemistry and biology and physics are less interesting, but let ' s face it, how many people get really jazzed up by the intricaties of the salt crystal? " PEOPLE • Astro Dude 19 COLLEGE COOKBOOK Tried and True Recipes from College Kitchens Nationwide Only 5 Ingredients Used Throughout Special Cheese-and-Nuke-It Section Satisfactory Substitutes for Every Ingredient Masking Mistakes 20 PEOPLE • Cooking Blue and Gold Kitchens. All Rights Reserved OUT he frantic phone call came early on a Sunday morning. My friend on the other line sounded very distressed. " How do you boil an egg? " she asked pathetically. Bordering on the " Pop Tart " school of cooking myself, (I have on occasion eaten them raw when even the toaster seemed too complicated), I had to admit I did not know. Wasn ' t there something about a three-minute egg timer? I advised her to scramble it instead. Whether your idea of cooking is thawing Eggos in the toaster or meticulously preparing braised rack of lamb using your own home-grown herbs, you probably have dealt with the culinary world in some form. While some of us cook for pleasure, others cook out of necessity. Either way, we all learn some things along the way - hopefully. Take yeast, for example. The directions say to dissolve it in hot water. The hotter the better, right? (This comes from the same line of thinking that states, ' The higher the oven temperature, the faster the cookies will bake. " The main products of this experiment are little lumps of charcoal with chocolate chips embedded in them.) Wrong. Hot water kills yeast. Dead yeast produces a substance my friends affectionately call Lead Bread. Okay, so maybe making bread was a little too complicated. Cookies are simple and easy, right? I decided to try. Baking cookies, I expertly cracked the eggs, and neatly leveled each dry Ingredient with a knife. I was very proud of myself until I realized I had no idea how many cups of that perfectly-leveled flour now lay in my bowl. I ended up tripling the recipe before it all evened out. At least this left plenty of dough for nibbling raw, since everyone knows cookies are better be- fore they are baked anyways. yiffi-Pu ipose. Mod- Substances tilee. peppeA, soy souc , l2etc%) (Mi sRiifid- (kd okj t ahex 4t imaqt and taste o j SNICKERDOODLES ' ! cup butter, soft 2 eggs 1 ' 2 cups sugar 1 tsp soda 2 ' 4 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp cream of tartar 2 tbsp sugar 2 tsp cinnamon % tsp salt Heat oven to 400°. Mix thoroughly butter, shortening, sugar and eggs. Blend in flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt. Shape dough by rounded teasponnfuls into balls. Mix sugar and cinnamon; roll balls in mixture. Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Eat. , " V " " v 1. Home-bakes cookies assure in slant popularity among friends and neighbors. 2. The seemingly minute differ ence between powdered sugar and granulated sugar is very important when making frost ing. 3. You cannot stick a wood- en spoon into an operating blender. 4. Do not follow recipes found in " Thrasher " Magazine. 5. It is not really nec- essary to count the number of times you stir a cake mix. 6. Flour is one of the most pervasive sub- stances known to ceptable substitute for 9. When the directions ; holes in something bake it, they are not 10. If you don ' t knov put cheese on it and nuke it in the microwave. man. 7. The amount of time some- thing takes to cook is directly proportional to how hungry you are. (This is a scientifically ver- ified fact.) 8. Maple syrup is not an ac- Text by JEN! TERNSTROM Uyouts by ANDY DONG 22 PEOPLE • Cooking •u »?.« «» t ' SSmd SB SStmSS- ' To Be Or Not to Be P.C. ' incent Sarich, noted in the field of Anthropology as much for his ego as his expertise, has stirred up controversy once again — this time over the political, moral, and technical correctness of his teachings. And he loves the attention. I By Julie Chin -think I ' m effective, interesting, and different. " Who can de- scribe anthropology professor Vincent Sarich any better than Vincent Sarich himself? But, by being " effective, " " interesting, " and " different, " Professor Sarich was criticized and even condemned by many students, faculty, and community members. While lecturing to his Anthropology 1 class in early November, Professor Sanch found himself in the middle of an unexpected controversy that started when 75 protesters interrupted and demanded his dismissal on grounds that he was endorsing sexist, racist, and homophobic opinions in his lectures. Sarich was quoted as saying, " Heterosexuality is more natural. " and " Human males have larger brains than human females. " These statements generated hostility and opposition in many people, while Sarich maintained that his statements were factually correct. " Well, if I say that homosexuality is less natural . . . than heterosexuality, that ' s true . . . It ' s ludicrous to suggest that you could have a genetic predisposition for some- thing which causes you to produce less. That just doesn ' t work. As far as the brain size thing is concerned, males do have bigger brains than do females, on the average. That ' s a fact ... I don ' t claim that males have bigger brains than females. I report it. I don ' t claim that the sun rises in the east. It ' s true. I have yet, I think, to be challenged for something I said that is supposed to be factually untrue, " asserts Sarich. For Sarich, the " facts " do not bother nor do they frighten him. He doesn ' t hesistate to reveal facts, regardless of the controversy that is sure to follow. He states, " Facts are not inherently sexist or racist-it ' s what you do with the facts, how you allow the facts to affect you own behavior . . . If one wants to define sexism and racism as believing there are functionally significant differences between sexes and between races, then I plead guilty ... a lot of people feel very strongly that, in a sense, one has the responsibility to present only those facu and points of view which are, in their view, socially desirable or lead to socially desirable effects. It ' s what ' s called ' political correctness. ' " In Sarich ' s opinio n, much of the controversy can be attributed to society ' s inability to accept certian truisms, no matter how painful or offensive they may be to the members of the society. " It ' s the explanation that often times bothers people ... in general, human behavior is explained in soaal and cultural terms, and to many people, explaining any aspect of human behavior in biologic, evolutionary, or genetic terms is anathema, and that ' s where the hang-up comes in. Literally, it ' s considered evil. " ex- plained Sarich. Professors play an important role in the student learning process. It is the professor who attempts to transform an otherwise dull subject into an exciting and thought-provoking one by guiding students through difficult concepts and presenting different perspectives and challenging topics. Of all these tasks, Sarich probably values the last one the most because it is through questions and challenge that an individual learns. " If we don ' t want to teach controversial points of view, then why don ' t we just give them the Bible or the Quran? Say, ' Here, it ' s all in here. ' Or, give them the secular equivalent. Give them a non-controversial book . . . they won ' t learn anything from it because it will be boring and irrelevant. What ' s our function except to talk about controversial things? What else are we here for? The only place you have any halfway decent discussion of this material is between myself, my students, and my TAs . . . You don ' t hear any of the so-called protestors or any of my colleagues arguing anything. They just want to censure. There ' s a whole lot of cowardice. People do not want their views challenged. They don ' t want to have an open discussion. What they want is to teach students a catechism, and they want to teach Saint Marx and Saint Durkheim and so forth . . . they don ' t like seeing Darwin or others. " As a means of encouraging and emphasizing the importance of dis- cussion, Sarich organized and lead extra voluntary discussion sections for students who wished to delve more deeply into the issues he introduced. He explained. " Studenu who are taking the class seriously take advantage of the fact that these conroversial issues are discussed at great length in discussion sections, both the ones that I have and the ones that the TAs have. The agenda is determined by the students. I don ' t come to lecture. I just come there and say, ' Ask me questions. ' Some of the issues we spent " Brain size has never been proven to have any correlation to intelligence — Neanderthals had bigger brains than modem humans and no one argues that they were any smarter. And say- ing that homos exuality can ' t be genetically determined is ludi- crous. Being gay doesn ' t erase a person ' s desire to have kids. A lot ol gay men and women who haven ' t come out are rais- ing families, and more and more lesbians are being artificially in- seminated. The argument just doesn ' t stand up. " — Nancy Keizer, Anthropology major hours on. Not that we necessarily came to an agreement, but we discuss, we lay out our positions, and we say what we think and why we think it. If there ' s anybody else who does this in an introductory class, I never heard about it. Most of the kids don ' t come, but the opportunity is there for those who want to learn something. How many big classes have you taken? In how many of those classes did the instructor make himself available for discussion sections? For most professors, you can ' t talk to them at all. " " Past and present students have been overwhelmingly positive, " Sarich notes. " I ' ve gotten one negative letter and lots and lots of positive ones. The amount of acrimony in the class decreases markedly as the semester goes on in the sense that whether the students agree with me is not the important point. They see it as an interesting opportunity to discuss things. This is true even of people who violently disagree with particular issues. The students are great. Any number of students have said or written to me that my class is the best educational experience they have. What I think they mean is that it ' s the class that made the greatest impact on their thinking. " Despite a controversy that caused a lecture to be cancelled and several demands for his dismissal, Sarich felt, " This Anthro I last semester was surely the best Anthro 1 I ' ve ever done. It was a combination of having more of my own readings prepared, good notetaking. more contoversial topics, some new topics I tossed in that weren ' t present before, good students — some ver ' , very sharp students who wouldn ' t let me get away with anything — and a good bunch of TAs. If you talked to students, 1 think they ' d tell you it was a really good class, " Sarich claims. Even the Late Night Notes were what Sarich termed a " best-seller. " there were twice as many subscnptions as there were students in the class — and subscription requests have come from all around. The debate certainly hasn ' t prompted Sarich to change any of his views. If anything, it has strengthened his belief in them. " It ' s interesting to me that some of my faculty enemies have used the term ' brainwashing ' — what that means to me is that I ' m an effective teacher, and I ' m effective at getting across points of view, " he explained. " I do something on this campus that nobody else does. " he clock clicks . . ORALS t ' s 7 pm and you ' re watching rera JSJ Family Ties. You ' re sitting back, relaxed, enjoying a Q of Zachary ' s deep dish special along with a cool, refre a gwg Coke. Every- thing ' s perfect with this picture exce ' rt r the minor, maybe even pressing, fact that you do have a midterm In Stat 21 — TOMORROW, at 8 a.m. All you have to do Is stay up all night £Lnd cram everything Into your head. Don ' t feel bad that you ' ve waited until the night before the exam to study. Hey, you ' re Just like any other of the 96% of students who procrastinate, who prolong the ex- tended vacation. 1) It ' s your final grade that counts. 2) The professor is lousy. 3) You ' re not going to major in this anyway. 4) You hit your plateau. Ba- sically, you ' re too stupid. 5) You don ' t know it now, so you won ' t know it later. 6) The curve will be low. 7) You can always change to P NP. 8) You can always drop the class. 9) You can always take the class over again. 10) Better yet, you can always change schools. PEOPLE • Studying 27 HAIEL . " Welcome to Berkeley. Now " Say you hate me. Say it first and then we can get started. " OO lO Tl© " " Okay. " I said, " I hate you. " IIKJlll . After this perfunctory ritual, we were able to move on to introductions. " I ' m Bamboo today, ' he told me, though I ' m sure he ' s well aware that he ' s more commonly known in Berkeley as " The Hate Man. " This afternoon he was wearing a silky black bra and a stylish pink sweater, and was having some trouble finding a dry place to lay out his blankets, as an unexpected cloudburst had just soaked his bedding. As Berkeley locals go, the Hate Man is probably one of the most visible, and the most well-liked. He can usually be found wherever right-wing religious rhetoric is being spewed, heckling preachers in defense of the rights of believers and non-believers alike. His wit is sharper and weirder than David Letterman ' s, and on a good day he can play to an audience of over 100 ensnared passers-by. So, the obvious question is, why does he want people to say they hate him? " I feel it ' s a way of caring when we ' re opposite. It shows me that you ' re willing to say it. If you ' ve already said it once and you get angry with me you ' re more likely to say it again. In saying " I hate you, " you discover that it is caring, you are caring, and hopefully get into that space of hating. " What kind of hate are we talking about here? " I distinguish between hostility and hate. Violence is not caring, harsh is not caring. Not " FUCK OFF, " which invalidates the person, but " FUCK YOU. " That would be a caring response. " Bamboo sees the expression of hate and anger as absolutely necessary in relationships. " If I can only be nice to you, " he explained, " then some of the time it ' s going to be a hoax. My feeling is, the moment of realness is going to erode if I can only say nice things to you. " Without this expression of hate, the relationship will become, " increasingly hollow, increasingly fraudulent, a mask for tension, hostility, rage. " Hate, then, is a way to " deal with conflict in a caring way — a direct approach. I ' m not here to please you, I ' m here to run you into the ground. " This observation led into a discussion of the inherent duality of relationships and inner balance. " There ' s me, there ' s you. Yin and yang battle in the material plane. Between opposites that conflict is going to be tested and resolved with power or with caring. Yin can get yang to care. " Here we dove into yet another crucial aspect of this outlook: " To the extent that I care about you then I ' m in the Tao; that ' s the doorway to the Tao — caring. I include negative caring as a part of caring. " Clearly this philosophy, if adopted by others, could have great social ramifications. So I wondered, does Bamboo hope to encourage others to follow this line of thinking " ? " From an ego point of view I want everyone to do it, but in a practical way I don ' t care. Since I ' m not you, I don ' t have to wait around for you to go into the Tao. The Christian model is to say we are one, we ' re all in the same boat. The problem with that is that means you are me. That means I can ' t go to Heaven until you feed your cat. " Is this why he heckles, over a fundamental difference of opinion? " Heckling to me ... A preacher is someone who ' s standing on a box yelling at me, saying that I ' m wrong, saying that I ' m a sinner. You ' re gonna go to Heaven, I ' m gonna go to Hell. That ' s a verbal assault on me. Your heart is clean, mine is a cesspool — to which I say, " FUCK YOU. " In fairness, Bamboo explained that once a preacher has said " I hate you " he no longer needs to heckle them " Once you say ' I hate you, ' you ' re starting to change, to come down off that milk carton. " So what if all the preachers figure this out and he doesn ' t have anyone left to heckle? Not a problem. This signifies a neutralization of that previously charged relationship. " Once I ' ve learned that angle of attack (by neutralizing), then I ' m satisfied. by Lara Vinnard 28 PEOPLE • HoteMon " Tou shall above all things be glad and young. For if you ' re young, whatever life you wear it will become you; and if you are glad whatever ' s living will yourself become. " — e.e. cummlngs It Is estimated that 400.000 children In the U.S. are born with blood lead levels at or above the neurotoxic levels of 10-15 ug dl (micrograms per deciliter). A 1986 study in East Oakland and in Los Angeles County found that around 19% of children between ages of one and six had blood lead levels above 15. At these levels, mental re- tardation and impaired development are virtual certainties in the child Removing lead from the environment of childr en could eradicate lead poisoning, but such re- moval is simply too ex- pensive. " The little ones leaped, and shout- ed, and laugh ' d And all the hills echoed ... " — William Blake The most dispensible. The most easily forgotten. The most exploited ma- nipulation tool used by the media and govern- ment. This is what it means to be a child, ribbonsdumptrucksdirt runnynosesdollsmakebe lieveiloveyouihateyoucoo- tiescootie scootiesthisis- whatitmeans to be a child. Who will speak for to be a child tort their needs into a cost-benefit analysis. At the very least, print a pictoral of them in Life. S o m e- one, please, speak for our chil- those whose cries echo dren. Have into silence? y° forgotten what it is to Call them an " invest- be a child? ment in the future. " Dis- 30 PEOPLE • Children Of the 135,000 Iraqi civil- ians bombed, shot, gassed, or otherwise killed by Operation Desert Storm, about 60% were children. ■ ' Official South African sta- tistics show that from 1984- 1986 300 children (persons under 18 years of age) were killed by police, 1000 wounded, 11,000 detained without trial, 18,000 arrest- ed on charges arising out of protest and 173,000 held awaiting trial in police cells. " from Leslie Schwartz and Ann Levett (1989) " Political Repression and Children in South Africa " PEOPLE •ChUdron 31 FS " I have, iivtd a great deal among grown-ups. I fiave seen tAem indmaieiy, dose ai han£ And thai hasn ' t much improved my opinion of them . . . Chiidren should always show great forbearance toward grown-Mf peopfe, " — Antoine de 5aim Exitpery, " The Little Prince " My mother loves me. " I know we ' ve 1 feel good. 1 feel good because she loves me. come a long way We ' re 1 am good because 1 feel good 1 feel good because 1 am good My mother loves me because 1 am good. ctianging day to day But tell My mother does not love me me, where do 1 feel bad. 1 feel bad because she does not love me the children 1 am bad because 1 feel bad play? " 1 feel bad because 1 am bad 1 am bad because she does not love me — Cat Ste- She does not love me because 1 am bad. vens from " Knots " by R.D Laing 32 PEOPLE • Children ■nr-| -| H H|7 m Children of the Intifada The birth of the intifada ( " uprising " ) in 1987 marked the beginning of organized Palestinian revolt against Israeli control of the Occupied Territories. The effect on children during the first two years of the uprising has been closely studied by Swed- ish Save the Children, though the doc- ument detailing the group ' s findings has not been allowed into the U.S. Among their findings: 159 children died during this period — 106 from gunshot wounds and nearly a quarter from tear gas exposure. Of the estimated 50,000 to 63,000 injured children requiring medical treatment, 6,500 to 8,500 were wounded by gunfire. Records were collected for 7,107 beaten children, and this report estimates that over 23,000 children required medical treat- ment for their beating injuries. Nearly a third were under ten years old, and over four fifths had been beaten on their heads and upper bodies and at multiple locations. Nearly a fifth of those shot dead were killed while at home or withing ten meters of their homes. " The bandits came at dawn, and they got Firinice at the river. Hands grabbed him, and he was shoved up the path to his village where a man gave him matches and made him set his families huts ablaze. His mother ran out fint, then his father. With scythes, as Firinice watched, the bandits cut their heads off His five brothers and sisters were Icilled next. Then the bandits put his parents heads on poles. Firinice ' s parents were leaders of the Frelimo party in their village, and the bandits hate Ftelimo. So they dismem- bered his parents bodies. Some limbs were left in the dirt. Others wound up in a boiling pot. A man wrapped a Frelimo flag around his mothers staring head. " This, " he said, " is what Frebmo buys you. " But Firinice didn ' t know what Fre- limo was. he was just 6 years old. " From Aaron Lechrig (1990) " The Voice of Children in Mozam- bique " i ;i?EN by Adrian Park. Q: How did you feel coming to Berkeley ' A: I ' ve been witn Berkeley for a long time. I joined the Berkeley faculty in 1959 And then in 1988, I went down to Irvine as Executive Vice-Chancellor, so I spent two years there I think the two years at Irvine and my experience at Berkeley really helped me a lot to un- derstand the campus and also understand the University of California as a whole So when I first came back in July, in my first speech, I said that I cannot think of any greater honor than serving as Chancellor of this great institution So I was very thrilled to have this opportunity It IS a great institution, I love it, and after 8 months, 9 months. I still feel strongly about it. Q: Do you find there were any preconceptions as to how a Chancellor should be like ' A; I had some idea, generally, because I was Vice- Chancellor here serving under Chancellor Heyman, I was Vice-Chancellor for two to three years, and then I went to Irvine as Executive Vice-Chancellor So Ive been close to Chancellor level meaning I understand the demand and so on But still, even with that background, you cannot really get a true feeling about the awesome responsibility of heading this stimulating and complex institution Q Old you set yourself some goals coming m? A. Yes. I did I set four general goals First is to maintain and further enhance, the excellence level of all our ac- ademic programs I think that is very, very important Especially now with the budget crises The second goal is to continue and promote diversity Not only |ust the undergraduate student body but faculty, administration, campus atmosphere The third goal is to improve un- dergraduate education I love teaching myself. I like to see this campus, not |ust a great research and graduate institution, but also a great undergraduate education in- stitution. My fouah goal is to outreach the community, including working with the city We |ust resolved a treatise as the first step on the People s Park, the relationship between the city and the campus, and also the state, how to work with our alumni, and also our supporters both nationwide as well as international level So those are the four goals I have Q: Have you made a lot of progress at meeting your goals ' A: Yeah, of course nine months is a relatively short lime period but I think we are making great progress. I per- sonally have very good interaction with the students Every day I walk around campus Yesterday. I walked around different classrooms, talked to many students. I spent one hour walking and talking. Q: Is It difficult to find the time to do that ' A: I think you can always find time it you find anything important. So. I actually set aside every day I ' m on campus some time to spend with the students on the one- to-one. or personal level. That really helps me and I en|oy It. Q: What has been your biggest challenge so far ' A: Again. I think for my past nine months, of course.last four. September October, we had a series of tragedies on campus. That was very difficult on a human level which is always tough to handle But I think the campus responded extremely well and all of those unexpected tragic events. I think we really built up a new campus spirit and sense We got tremendous support from our students.from our par- ents, from our community So thats. on a human level. I think our ma|or challenge we expenenced in the Fall For this year. I think on the institutional level, the maior challenge is how to cope with the budget reduction. With a big fee increase coming, how we can still maintain an open access to all students regardless of family finances So we want to have the most qualified students coming to Cal Also, we want to manintain our excellence level despite maior budget cuts Q What steps are you ta ing to deal with the budget cuts? A To deal with the budget cuts, we have been doing, in coniuction with the office of the President, a number of things. We are reducing the staff of the system as a whole, not |ust Berkeley But Berkeley usually amounts to about 20% of the whole University of California system We are reducing some staff, we are limiliting some projected enrollment, we also instituted some budget reduction among various units Although we try to protect some areas like academic programs, student services, which we feel are very important So those are some of the measures. Of course, fee increase is another of the measures which is not very helpful to many of the needy students How do you think your ethnicity has affected your role as Chancellor ' Has it helped or hindered you m any way ' A: I think maybe I would say neutral Certainly, coming from a minority background gave me a better feeling and understanding of the needs of mionties and also to have a diversified student body and institution facing the chal- lenges of the 21st century Which will be very multi- cultural and multiethnic, in terms of both workforce and also working experience I think that helped me. my background On the other hand. I always say I ' m Chan- cellor for the whole campus, for everyone It so happens I ' m Asian-American but that doesn t change me too much. I just do the best for the whole campus community. Past Chancellors have often been accused of tKing racist. Have you found it has been easier for you m this sense ' A: I don t think so Of course, minority students might feel. I might be more sympathetic, maybe easier to understand some of the issues On the other hand, many people feel I should be absolutely fair to all groups, so that IS what I am trying to do Q What would you like to do to diversify the faculty? A We are doing a number of things At the entry level, we have been increasing the percentage of our new faculty hired in the minority and women That helps But we also need to provide adequate support services mentally, so when we have the faculty coming in. actually it is not limited to the minorities or women or faculty members, when they come in we should provide the help and support for them to succeed Make the environment very hospitable to them Q: But there are problems that anse with diversity What have you done to try and deal with these problems ' A: I think it is very important to provide an atmosphere where everyone is comfortable and also to allow them to interact with each other Caucasians should feel very comfortable to interact with African-Americans. Hispanic- Americans Asian-Americans should feel very comfortable to interact with African Americans, and Caucasian I think the campus atmosphere is very important Q As Chancellor, how do you feel you can change the environment ' A, On the personal level. I walk around campus every day, 1 talk to the students Many students now when they see me. they come to talk to me. to say hello, and so on In the very beginning, when I see students they shy away, they didn t want to talk to the Chancellor But I now Ive become like a friend of theirs That s very good I think also, as Chancellor. I can institute a number of measures, of initiatives, to promote bener campus environment, better opportunities to interact among all different groups. I visited the many residence halls, the new loothill hous- ing, the fraternities, the soronlies. all different student 34 PEOPLE • ChanceUor E. BAY ' S Best Grills Santa Fe Bar and Grill 841-4740 Fourth Street Grill 849-0526 Gilman Grill 524-2532 Best Thai Plearn 841-2148 Cham Am 848-9664 Berkeley Thai House 843-7352 Best Diners Bette ' s Oceanview Diner 644-3230 The Meal Ticket 848-6325 Claremont Diner 655-5455 Best Bread and Cheese The Cheese Board 549-3183 Euromarket 652-4171 Most ExQtic Ali ' s 526-1500 Chinthe 841-2002 The Blue Nile 540-6777 the Cambodianas 843-4630 FINEST Best Italian Caffe Giovanni 843-6678 Bucci ' s 547-4725 Bgst Brgakfasts Fat Apple ' s 526-2260 Mary ' s Place 843-2369 The Homemade Cafe 845-1940 Best Deli Whole Foods Market Telegraph at Ashby Saul ' s 848-3354 Best Ice Cream Ortman ' s Ice Cream Parlor 526-9830 Fenton ' s Creamery 658-7000 Double Rainbow 653-4378 Best Newcomer Mel ' s — The Original 540-6351 Best Hofbraus Triple Rock Brewery and Ale House 843-2739 Bison Brewing Co. 841-7734 The Bear ' s Lair PEOPLE • Restaurant Guide 35 the A many plendored ■■ tastes ofa N by Andy Dong in when I moved to California from the Midwest, the first thing I did was eat out. Seldomly do you find a city that has such a tre- mendous variety of foods and restaurants catering to the elite and the common student. Daunting a task as it was, I think that I have now eaten at every single restaurant in Berkeley, ex- cept Chez Panisse (1517 Shat- tuck). i still have trouble digesting the price. I love the cozy atmosphere and French cuisine at Le Bateau Ivre (2629 Telegraph), which means The Drunken Boat. They have a dinner room and a cafe where you can order snacks and aper- itifs. I think that romantic and Eu- ropean ambience at Le Bateau is matched only by the Metropole (2271 Shattuck). The beautiful 17th century German architec- ture amd rustic country atmos- phere with a fireplace remind me of a small cobblestone restaurant I ate in while touring through France. I have been extremely fortu- nate to have been taken out to numerous business dinners and lunches during my stay at Berke- ley. Fourth Street Grill (1810 Fourth Street) serves tasty grilled dishes, especially the salmon and chicken. But don ' t miss the ribs either, although during a business lunch this may require much fi- nesse not to lick your fingers. Norman ' s (3204 College) waiters truly know 36 PEOPLE • Restaurant Guide how to let your business dinner succeed. Prompt service and el- egantly presented dishes allow the host to really impress the guest, but the prices won ' t shock the ac- counting department. I have been to so many Friday night hangouts that I have lost count. Henry ' s Publik House and Grill (2600 Durant) is the quintis- sential college hangout. It also re- minds me of Cheers in Boston. Spat ' s (1974 Shattuck) is decorated in a funky mixture of Cold Rush Era and modern styles. Spats is most famous for its wild drink concoc- tions with funny names. Half the fund here is reading the menu ' s bizarre and vague descriptions of the drinks, it doesn ' t so much list what ' s in the beverage, but details the effect of drinking it. . . Berkeley is famous for its not-so- well-known hangouts too. Flint ' s Barbeque (6609 Shattuck) used to be a outsiders hangout but has since moved mainstream. You can see BMW ' s parked in front of it too. Everett and Jones Barbeque (1955 San Pablo) I think has the better sauce though. When I get bored from studying, I enjoy going hanging out with the Berkeley locals. Walnut Square (Walnut and Vine) boasts some of the best snackeries around. For coffee, there ' s Peet ' s. Just down the street is The Cheese Board and their pizza store next door. They only serve pizza during the after- noon and then only one type of pizza, but I have never been dis- appointed. People line up for their pizza and after one try you ' ll un- derstand why. Zachary ' s (5801 College) has the best deep dish oizza though. The Juice Bar Col- lective also at Walnut Square has terrific auiche and natural juices, especially their orange juice. Wal- nut Square is a great place to grab an inexpensive lunch. One day, I plan to move back Midwest. I ' m still trying to con- vince some of these owners to open some restaurants nearer to my farm. (Fictional story. ) a matter of ste PEOPLE • Restaurant Guide 37 It was the best of TV; It was the worst of TV... IDIOT BOX 38 PEOPLE . TV The 90-91 network season started out with a creative bang. New shows defied con- ventional television defini- tions. There were musicals in the form of " Cop Rock " and " Hull High " ; two Camcorder features, " America ' s Funniest Home Videos " and " America ' s Funniest People " ; a recycled vampire series, " Dark Shad- ows " ; and the critically praised David Lynch soap op- era satire, " Twin Peaks " . All this added to returning favorites such as " China Beach " , " Thirty something " , and " Midnight Caller " . Sadly, most of these shows faced cancellation by mid- season, EXCEPT for " America ' s Funniest Vide- os People " . How could such cheap, contrived, and basical- ly mindless junk succeed over innovive, well-written, high production quality work? One part of the answeer is network bungling. ABC went out on a limb by trying to make Sat- urday night a high ratings TV night. They scheduled " China Beach " and " Twin Peaks " from 9 to 11 pm, hoping to lure the younger viewers home to watch TV. No dice. No one gave up their nghtlife, even to find out who killed Laura Palmer. The only network schedul- ing coup this year was made by upstart fourth network. FOX. They saw a spring ' 90 ratings bonanza with the wacky animated family. " The Simpsons " , and followed with a summer littered with the high-selling " Bart Simpson — Underachiever " t-shirts. FOX rightly gambled that Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie could beat out the perinnial ratings champ, Bill Cosby, and put " The Simpsons " directly opposite " The Cosby Show " at 8 pm Thursday nights. This knocked the Cos down to 5th place (from 1st) at the end of the season and finally put FOX on the charts. FOX fin- ished with with an average 6.4 share of the viewing audience nationwide. Not bad when you consider that each rating point equals 93,000 house- holds, and FOX isn ' t even broadcasting outside of a doz- en major cities. Another surprise slap in the face to thinking people ' s TV included the short-lived re- turn of the romantic comedy, " Anything But Love " . Low ratings cancelled the show last spring, so writers ended with a startling confession of love by Hannah, played by Jamie Lee Curtis. Viewer demand brought the show back this spring, and Hannah and her co-worker confidant, Marty, played by Richard Lewis, finally got into bed together. But after six silly and sexy epi- sodes, ABC put the show back on hiaturs which is TV-land ' s death knell. Reverting true to form, the end of season ratings winners were the old standbys, " Cheers " , " Rosanne " , and " 60 Minutes " . Clever and sophis- ticated " Murphy Brown " , starring Candice Bergan, en- joyed its first top ten season, which helped the lagging third place network, CBS. But with the aging of most of the top rated shows — " Cheers " is 9 years old, for instance — the networks had better begin thinking up some new hit shows to replace them. And fast. BOOB TUBE PEOPLE • TV 39 I Ime to face a cruel fact of life In the ' 90s: a college degree no longer guarantees you a job. Everyone and his brother has a baccalaureate In some subject. 1 think it ' s rather mean- spirited of all those CalSo counselors to advise you, " Just major In something you really like, " knowing fully well that no one gets a job in Philosophy or African-American studies or gasp English. Job panic hit me sometime between filling In the " degree list " bubble on ACE last Fall and ordering my class ring. Who wants to hire a lazy English major who Is just now trying to fulfill the L S quantitative reasoning requirement? My fear of the future was reinforced by Mom ' s ever-so-genteel statement that I ' m officially " off the payroll " as of June 1st. What, no severance pay? However, Mom did get me pointed in the right direction by giving me What Color Is Your Parachute?. Knowing what you want to do is the first half of the war. But getting the right Job may be the " mother of all battles. " Author Richard Nelson Bolles outlines a creative job-search method that requires you to actively research who you want to work for, find the person who has the power to hire you, and convince her to hire you. Finding the crucial first job has never been easy, but the Class of 1991 certainly has the cards stacked against them. Six or seven months into a recession and the job market is tighter than a Tupperware seal. Consumer spending has been down due to rising un- employment and the economic uncertainties produced by the Persian Gulf War. So, retail and service oriented companies have been extra cautious, i.e. minimal, in hiring. Even so-called " white-collar " jobs which are supposedly recession-proof are feeling the economic pinch. Most of the equipment and weapons used by the US in the Middle East were made and sold to the military months and years before August 1990, so only a handful of companied benefitted from the conflict. The pr eviously booming electronics industry in Silicon Vally was stagnant. IBM layed off 3.8% of its worldwide labor force. Sun Microsys- tems was not even hiring. Classified want-ads in the San Francisco Chronicle were down significantly. And, so, the resumes keep flowing out of my mailbox like so many salmon swimming upstream. Yet, how many will spawn? How may will be too weak for the trip? Will some of them be swiped out of the stream to be eaten by a bear or trapped on a hook? Maybe there are just too few mates for all those poor fish struggling against the current. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the average person changes career three times before retirement. A good thing since that takes the emphasis off of your first job. It doesn ' t have to be what you want to do forever, just for now. If 1 do get desperate for money, 1 can always temp or waitress or telemarket. Until then, the search continues. 40 PEOPLE • Job Searching ?3 o PEOPLE • Job Searching 41 cafe (ka-fa ' ): a restaurant where coffee and other refreshments are served, and people )ften gather to socialize Photos by Humberto Reyes The Corner by Andy Dong Seldom does one find a gathering where people sing songs, talk about life, allow their children to play together, let dogs mingle, or share opinions on literature, movies, and politics Seldom does one find a place where people will wait in line early on Sunday morning with mug or carafe in hand, waiting for the first fresh brew of the day Seldom does one find a warm, well-lit corner store like Peet ' s Coffee Not that Peet s is the only place that serves up great coffee In Berkeley, But unlike other locales, the people who gather at Peet ' s, on Walnut and Vine and across from the Claremont Hotel, bring a community atmosphere to Berkeley, The last time I was there, I remember enjoying the guitar playing of a male female duo It was oddly reminiscent of Simon and Garfunkel, Their songs told of peace and harmony, simple pleasures like coming home after work, civil oppression in Eastern Europe, and sometimes about nothing at all Nothing at all but rhythm And the peole flow into and out of Peet ' s in a steady, rhythmic way too. They come armed with their coffee mugs Some have funny Gary Larson cartoons, some are hand-made, some you could tell were made by their children They fill it up Maybe add some heavy cream and sugar. And then exit to sit outside and converse with anyone who was there. You see, there really isn ' t a patio or tables or chairs at Peet ' s At most, a couple of wood benches are reserved for the elderly. No one ever seems to complain. And they don ' t serve pastries to accompany the coffee either But no on seems to mind But what Peet ' s does serve is friendship Come meet someone new Some sit alone and read the East Bav Express But none sit isolated from the warmth of the coffee Peet ' s Coffee, 2124 Vine St , Berkeley, phone 841-0564: 2916 Domingo Ave , Berkeley, phone 843-1434 I espresso (i-spres ' o): a strong coffee brewed by forcing steam under pressure through darkly roasted, ))owdered coffee beans. - (OC . ' 6 C coffee (ko ' fe, kof ' e): an aromatic, mildly stimulating beverage prepared from coffee beans cappuccino (kap ' e- che ' no): espresso coffee topped with steamed milk or cream Who lu luok jn B rk ;kY (.afo: People who wear a lot of black your TA students cramming for fmals Berkeley High kids Queer Nation lulia Vinograd, A.K.A. the Bubble Lady vegaterians someone who works at Blondies gutter punks the Hate Man (be sure to tell him you hate him) Deadheads with dogs in tow restless youth waiting for the clubs to open Jmed J d me cwa m 46 PEOPLE • Cafes U R E the life of a professor seems relaxing to you, think again. All the work that is put into , teste, and research goes to obtaining one major goal — passing the tenure process. But what exactly Is the tenure process? To put It auccintly, it Is a series of steps that the instructor Aiet complete before he can be promoted. e tenure process starts In the department, where the chairperson of that department a written proposal to the Dean requesting tenure for a particulaj Instructor. If he agrees, e Dean forwards the propasal, with a letter of recommendation, to the Provost. After the Affirmative Action Officer screens the case with the Provost, it is sent to a five-member ad-hoc oommittee consisting of members who do not belong to the department of the professor applying for tenure, but whom have knowledge m the professor ' s field of studies. This committee reviews the caao and reports its opinion to the Provost, who then forwards the proposal to the Budget Committee. The Budget Committee reviews the recommendations and supporting materials, such aa teaching evluatlons, published and unpublished work, peer reviews, and awards. If the oposal is agreed upon by the Budget Committee, it is sent back to the Provost for final proval. If tenure is denied by the Provost, the Budget Committee is given the oheince to request another conference and review new information. If tenure is approved by the Provost, the jsor In question redsves a letter from the Chancellor informing him of his approval. This process Is almost as oomplioated as the process by which a bill becomes a law. owever, even after the instructor has achieved tenure, he or she has only begun the climb up ladder! Every two years, the instructor may achieve a merit Inorease by going through the entire process again. Of course, each merit inoreaae entails a salary increase Tenured Instructors start off as assistant profeseors. After a certain amountvQf_m9 advance to the position of associate professor. After reolevlng even more achieve the rank of full professor. In recent times, the tenure prooeaa has women and minorities. To inorease the number of tenured 1 are found at the Junior faculty level, a new program called VERIP (Voluntary Barly Retiren Incentive Program) was put into effect. Under this program, a professor who hae an age years of teaching totalling 80, may retire early and reoiove five more years of service oredit. 1 hoped that VERIP will open up moj» I increasing the faculty diveJBK . » ' lure 47 R .omance whistled in 1990, and the American public came running. Ghost and Prettv Woman were kicking macho epics like Die Hard 2 and Davs oj Thunder in the dcrricre. But what made these movies so successfull might not have been their proverbial tug at the heartstrings or well-told stories. What might have made them box-office smashes is their commonality with what ' s old and true. Ghost — the age-old story of lovers separated by death, dating back to Romeo arid Juliet; Pretty; Woman — a modern-day Cinderella story — and both movies set to oldies music by the Everly Brothers and Roy Orbison. In fact, even with so-called modern, cosmopolitan thinking, it seems as if the post-Rcaganite generation has more in common with older generations than it does with itself. What was popular in 1990-91 was like a retrospective of past generations, in fashion, stripes and plaids were making a comeback, albeit without the polyester fabric. Wide tics were in — 3.5 inches was about the norm. The psychadelic reds, greens and oranges of the 60 ' s and early 70 ' s were just as popular as ever. Fuschia Is not dead! And people thought that high-tech machinery would change our lifestyles. Sociologists thought that fax machines and cellular phones would revolutionize the workplace. High speed efficiency and the ability to shorten the work day were popular sales slogans for these miniature time-saving machines. But the fact was, workers began voicing the same complaints as past workers did when punch-card machines and the electronic typewriter were introduced — buttonitis. Yes, the arthritic feeling in finger joints was not simply your grandparents ' disease. And instead of a shorter work day, the work day was still just as long but more intense and fast paced as humans attempted to keep pace with their mechanical marvels. Remember back to a time when environmental activists were labeled Communists seeking the downfall of American industry by forcing them to reduce production to protect the environment? Today, the environmental movement is the single most unifying political trend. Everyone is an environmentalist. Even corporations who were once staunch anti-environmentalism have jumped on the bandwagon and used environmentalism as a selling point — Dow chemical ' s ad for double-walled oil tankers followed by a chorus of claps by animals; McDonald ' s phasing out of styrofoam servers; Proctor and Gamble working on biodegradable or recyclable diapers; insignias on products claiming " Ozone Friendly " . The new gen- eration has only begun to appreciate the wisdom of the older. A generation gap — that ' s doubtful. The only gap that many have pointed to is the rift between ethnicities. That is still a problem too. Like they say, the more things change, the more they stay the same. GENERATION 48 PEOPLE • Generation Gap iSr " m LGeneration Oap 49 There ' s going to be a bomb, an abombination! ' 50 PEOPLE • Religio Welcome to the Cal Carnival! 3ry of Berkeley are the gr 3d be the Lord! " Some ited by the judgm art to disperse and gc He showed you the earthquake, and you forgot! He showed you the drought, and you forgot! He showed you AIDS, and you forgot! " preaching on Sproul but on duals to express eir hearts and minds as convincingly as their abilities will PEOPLE . ReUgion 51 52 PEOPLE • ReUgion Welcome to the Cal CamivaL You came here for an education. If your professors tell you there is no God then they are fools ' " 54 PEOPLE . Health Cut down your red meat. Eat your green, leafy vegetables. Exercise at least three times a week — that doesn ' t mean vigorously tapping your fingers for half an hour everyday. Don ' t you even think about digging your spoon into that Rocky Road ice cream. And, definitely no nicotine, alcohol, and caffeine — those nasty substnaces that accumulate and wreak havoc on your body. Welcome to the full-ftedged " Health Age, " otherwise known as eating right, exercising regularly, and avoiding toxic substances. Along with the country ' s budget deficit, world peace, drugs, crime, and the environment, health has remained a major concern in our lives. Not only must we look good, but we must also feel good. And, if that isn ' t enough for you, we must tell everyone how " good " we feel towards sweating like a pig and feeling like a Q-tip cotton swab. It Is no longer the age of Jane Fonda or Richard Simmons, the celebrity fitness gurus of the 1980 ' s. It is no longer the age of the " exercise-untll-you-die " activities of running and aerobics. Rather, the latest fitness craze has centered around walking, bicycling, climbing stairs, and other relatively regular and easy activities. In addition to exercise, our attentions have also focused on good diet and nutrition. In our calorie- counting society, diet has become an obsession for some and a way of life for others. We don ' t just want to look slim and trim — we strive to eat the right foods, too. Our most recent concern has been to lower not only cholesterol, but fat levels; American society is paying more attention to fat content than any other nutrition variable. This has translated into higher consumption of low-fat and skim milk and lower consumption of red meat (24 pounds less). Though there have been improvements in fat consumption, Americans are still failing in the fruit and vegetable department. A California poll conducted In 1989 showed that two out of three Californians ate fewer than the recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables a day; eating fruits and vegetables is supposed to reduce the risk of cancer. Despite our efforts to look as well as be healthy, we are generally dissatisfied with the efforts and results of the endeavor. A survey conduced by an institue operated by Times Mirror Co. indicates that 30 percent of the adults questioned are happy with their looks, while 42 percent consider themselves overweight. Seventy-three percent believe that exercise can improve their health and extend their lives, but only 59 percent admit that they exercise regularly. Excuses for not exercising range from getting enough exercise from normal daily activites to not having enough time. Both the food and weight loss industries have capitalized on our dissatisfaction and lack of motivation. Though we are more health conscious than before, we do not prevent ourselves from consuming pure junk food in the form of cakes, candies, cookies, potato chips and soft drinks. To minimize the guilt we feel from indulging ourselves, the food industry has been actively participating in the labelling game. " Sinful " foods have been re-packaged, re-labelled, and reincarnated as " healthy, " " low-cal, " " low-fat, " " fat-free, " or " lite, " among many other " healthy " adjectives. Of the 9192 new food products introduced in 1989, more than 10 percent claimed to be low-fat or low-caiorle. Over the past three years, low-fat product introductions nearly quadrupled. Unfortunately, the labelling is misleading, at least to the Food and Drug Administration and various consumer groups, who say that many of the " new and improved " products are no better than their earlier counterparts. In addition to food manufacturers, the weight loss industry is also taking advantage of our obession. Nobody can count the number of times we see or hear a Jenny Craig, a Nutri Systems, an Ultra-Slim Fast, or a Dynatrim commercial, but we definitely remember all of their success stories. The industry is certainly a lucrative one, earning $33 billion a year. While these programs can lead to tremendous weight loss a t first, one usually regains ail of the weight in a short period of time. More often, the programs are psychologically and physiologically detrimental. Clinets can increase their binging. They may come to fear " real ' food — food that is not prepackaged or processed into powder form. They may also suffer discomforts such as fatigue, depression, sleeplessness, dizziness, loss of consciousness, and even heart failure. Health has remained an important concern in our lives, but we haven ' t done much to improve it. Sure, we ' re paying more attention to what we eat and what we do after we eat, but we ' re essentially failing to better ourselves. Instead, we have bought the easy way to health, in the form of temporary and instantaneous " solutions " like weight loss programs and " light " foods. We might have better luck if we go through the pain and agony of consuming fruits and veggies and exercising until we become immobilized by fatigue. PEOPLE . Health 55 56 PEOPLE • Health Straigfit outta Berkeley Groovers 6e Funksters They ' ve got a lead singer who plays a mean sax and looks great in furry pink tutus, a guitarist and bassist whose faces contort in rhythm to the music, and a drum- mer who ' s smeared in tattoos and goes bungee jumping whenever he gets the chance. FUCK SHIT yP! BERKELEY CA They ' re the Bluechunks: Sam, Christian, Kevin, and Joa- quin. They started a few years ago playing in Cloyne (their birthplace), Harrington, and a couple other co-ops, then found themselves a more mainstream Cal audience when they started playing at the Bear ' s Lair and in local clubs. In the past year and a half, they ' ve put out two tapes, toured up and down the coast, and opened for Primus (another Berkeley band) at the Warfield. Their style of James Brown Chili Pepper funk leaves the audience bruised, sweaty and begging to be beat-en again. And, of course, no Chunks show is complete with- out the thrusting oration of the Sinister Minister. You gotta see it to believe it. This here is Mr T. Experience. They ' ve been around a while and play on Lower Sproul once In a while In order to stay regular A surprising blend of aromatic ( r ( and driving base lines, Mr. T. i- mi.iranteed a following wherever Uicv may be. Layouts and Comments by Lara Vinnard PEOPLE • Bands 57 M Km Km " Transexualily directly propells our band, m m m K B There ' s me, a transexual, then one of us is a Umm m W r homophobe, and three don ' t have an opinion ' k FmW " " subject. " [Pauses, crosses legs, takes k wW m sw g irom water pitcher. j " The music industry B M . W I ' white boy industry; it ' s necessary to have W B r B sexually and racially integrated bands. " So J F B says Stuart Popejoy, singer and bassist for Bar- S R B rington-gestated band Squtd. m Before they were Squid they were Tommy . Centric Universe, and before that most of the guys in the band were different, so it ' s not clear when exactly Squid became Squid, but roughly the same people have been playing together for a year and a half now, and the name appeared inexplicably at about the same time, so that ' s a good guess. Right now the band consists of the aforemetioned Stuart, Sean Ken- nerly, D ' Armous Boon, Maureen Spranza, Aaron Stewart, and Andy Borger. Commenting on the regular turnover of bandmembers, Stuart men- tioned how hard it is to keep the band going and be a student at the same time. " That ' s why there ' s not that many student groups. We have a lot of new members — we ' re not too concerned about consistency. Okay Stuart, any final comments? " Tell ' em I said something profound. . . Those were Pancho Villa ' s last words, or so I ' ve heard. " Photos by Alyssa Cop- pieman Crf louLiS Govt A knudcv IS — " i € Berkeley Bands 58 PEOPLE . Bands Here s an interview with Ted Snydal of the Melt, which formed around Christmas: How would you describe your music? Ted: Oh. kinda like destructive, driving, orgasmic. MOW Old the Dana torm ' Ted: We were practicing as another band. Me and Matt used to lam and them two other guys appeared How did that happen ' Ted: I can t explain it because I don t know how the hell it happened They |ust appeared one day So then we began playing some pretty normal stuff for a bit. until one day we listened to Wimplewmch What ' s Wimplewmch ' Ted: They were this obscure band from the late sixties We listened to these two songs of theirs and after hearing them we decided no one could play these songs and live So then we found out Wimplewmch disappeared in 1970. which IS the same year most of the Melts members were born It seems after recording Save my Soul Wimplewmch couldn t record any more shit, so they lust died I was then we realized we were the incarnation of Wimplewmch So after Christmas break we started playing again. The first time we played Save my Soul " it took us three hours to recover from the effort We figured fuck this, we can t take three hours to recover from every song we play. At about this time we made our pilgrimage to the hills. What happened then ' Ted I can t really say much about it because It was a mystical experience Let me |ust say that we found the answer, and it was under a rock. From that time forward our theory is that we have a direct neural link between our instruments and our brains How did the band get its name? Ted At the time we had the mystical experience it felt like our brains were melting. We then decided one of our basic concepts would be to melt people s brains- What are the future plans of the Melt? Ted: We re on a quest for world domination. We basically want to control the minds of everyone on earth. by Rod Maharg The Partridge Heads are the coolest seventies cover band ever. They ' re really, really, really cool. They wanted me to make sure to mention how cool they are. and how snany their synchronized dancing Is. With bright velour striped bellbottoms. big hair, and the studied coolness (did I say how cool they are?) ol a true disco blast, these masters ot hip are reviving the 70 ' s (who would have thought it could be done? Who would have wanted them back?) with gyrating tiair and grace. When they bust out " Disco Inlerno, " I lee! the roots ol my d tearing loose and moving to the groo 3 th v wer It » probjbl Give Been mall-ed to death? So many comics, so little time by Elizabeth Cooke Comix and Comix (2461 Telegrapt near Haste, phone 845-4091) is aptly named because they have tons of comic books from Ninja Turtles to Batman and a huge selection of Japanese comics As I looked over the infamous horror section, my eyes fell upon this sign, " WARNING: Geeks, dweebs, and the faint at heart need not read these com- ics ' I casually picked up The Vampire Lestat , based on Anne Rices works After I recovered from the shock of a few toothy scenes, I noticed that it had an excellent storyline, true to the novel, and sharp graphics There are also a variety of role playing games such as Dungeons and Dragons, llluminati, etc Believe it or not, they carry " A Line in the Sand " , a role playing game based on the Persian Gulf War Only in America- - - If you are looking for graphic novels, then Comic Relief (2138 University above Shattuck, phone 843-5002) is the place to be Some of the more unusual comic books were Kid Eternity that has abstract graphics, and the Brother Man series which features a black superhero For media buffs, this store sports a well stocked section on movies and TV There are books on the history of Disney films and cartoons as well as Hanna-Barbarra And what no true Bartman fan can do with out: Thg C ?mplgtg ggnj mgr Gijidg tc thg S im psQn? The Wasteland. 2136 University above Shattuck by Jenni Ternstrom Whether you ' re looking for vintage for- mal wear, a pair of green velvet bellbot- toms (size 14), or just a good time, you ' re likely to find something to satisfy you at The Wasteland The atmosphere here is one of cultivated wildness, with mer- handise crammed all the way to the high ceiling and alternative music on the ster- eo It ' s a good place to browse, kind of like your grandmother ' s attic on acid. Looking for yellow platform shoes ' ' An aloha shirf A sombrero? A complete " fraulein " outfit with drindl skirt? It ' s prob- ably there If your tastes are a little less wacky. Wasteland has plenty of more so- ber merchandise, from denim jackets to crinolines to used Levi ' s (only $7, and someone else has already done the hard work and broken them in) PRICES Very good Most merchandise IS under $20, even the jackets and shoes Some of it is downright CHEAP CLIENTELE Leans toward the black- leather crowd, but anyone is welcome SALESPEOPLE Helpful, as long as you don ' t let the pierced noses tX5ther you 60 PEOPLE . Stores games, books, comics, 8i more Dark Carnival, 2978 Adeline near Ashby BART, phone 845-7757 The great thing about Berkeley is that there are so many book stores here that they begin to specialize. So if you love science fiction, there ' s no need to go to the dinky section at Waldenbooks Instead, you can persue Dark Carnival, possibly the largest sin- gle bookstore in the world devoted to sciene fiction. They have the newest releases, old classics, movie and TV tie-ins, horror, fantasy, every category of imaginative book available. The dec- oration is equally awesome including coffins, guillotens, skeletons, and a fu- turistic space chair Be sure to sign up for " The Barker " newsletter, which will keep you up on booksignings, new shipments. The Other Change of Hobbit, 2433 Channing Way, phone 848-0413 It ' s a cozy little bookstore, tucked in a corner near the elevators under the Du- rant parking garage Huge pillows litter the floor for comfortable reading and browsing. Both used and new books are sold here covering the complete _ - , range of science ficton W and fantasy titles. Gaines of Berkeley. 2010 Shattuck at University, phone 540-7822 One of the largest game stores in Ca- lifornia Puzzles, board games, chess sets, role-playing games, and more are showcased here The staff is comprised of veteran gamers so feel free to pelt them with even the most obscure ques- tions. They ' ll know exactly what you ' re talking about ' ' Stores 6 1 Cheap an ' uoes " spare change " seem like an ox ymoron to you? I mean, really, if it s " change " then it must be money, and money is never " spare " Pinching pen- nies doesn ' t mean you ' re materialistic, just practical in these recessionary times All of the stores on these two pages sell their merchandise at a discount often well below the full retail price Text by Laura Bass, Richard Capone, Andy Dong, and Adrian Park, layout by Laura Bass F3«:iV a spendthrift ' s Marika Outlet, 2308 Telegraph, phone 841-9700 Formerly the sight of a regular price Marika boutique, this store now stocks everythng that hasn ' t sold at the some- what pricier Shattuck, College, and So- lano locations You ' ll find a wide assort- ment of contemporary labels such as Gap, Moda International, and Forenza Natural fabrics, modern styling, and qual- ity workmanship ae usually hallmarks of high price merchandise — not so! How about $15 for some rayon, black and white polka dot shorts ' ' $20 for a flowing knit dress found in the Vic- toria ' s Secret catalogue for $45 ' ' Or maybe you ' d like a nice silk blouse for that all important interview ' ' For a mere $18 you can look like a million ' Best Storefront Display Radston ' s Office Supply, 1950 Shat- tuck -David Lynch would approve nuirlp to Rprkplpvy stnrps Crate Barrel Outlet, 1784 4th St phone 528-5500 Functional, yet fashionable house- wares are what the Crate Barrel chain of stores features, and you can find much of their discounted yet still very useful merchandise here There are bargins in dishes with many 20 piece sets for $30 to $40 and glass- ware starting at 90 cents for a wine glass up to $19 for a huge lemonade pitcher Among the items you ' ll see stacked to the rafters are bed and ta- ble linens, garden and patio acces- sories, and miscellaneous furniture in- cluding a great $59 drafting table For setting up house on a budget, this outlet can ' t be beat Wilderness Exchange, 1619 San Pablo Ave, phone 525-1255 Wilderness Exchange buys, sells, and trades used backpacking and outdoors equipment. It you ' ve ever wanted to go rock-climbing or hiking and couldn ' t afford the high priced gear, then you should drop by. Sleeping bags, gortex jackets, rock-climbing and hiking shoes, backpacks, socks, skis, and more This is the perfect store for making new sports affordable for students The USED Computer Store, 2820 Tel egraph, south of campus, phone 548- 8686 This store buys and sells used computers of all makes. Whether you ' re in need of a computer or would like to get rid of an old one, this store can serve you well. All systems are tested and some include warranties. Weaver ' s Factory Outlet, 2570 Bancroft above Telegraph, phone 540-5901 Weavers is a popular brand of casual knit sportswear found in l acy ' s and Empo- num for $30 to $50 per item The styles are loose, comfy, and hip, with colors ranging from neon brights to rich dark hues At the Outlet, you can find irregular t-shirts for $5, knit leggings for $10-15, and baby doll tops or dresses for only $25 One reason the clothes are so cheap IS because the dyes did not turn out to the intended color So whaf Simply Cotton, 2435 Durant below Tel- egraph, phone 644-2655 Simply Cottonis an outlet for half priced overruns and seconds of 100% cotton casual wear. Tank tops, t-shrts, and other tops run between $5 and $12, while skirts, shorts, and leggings range from $10 to $25, The styles are simple, but they are available i n pastels, bnghts, and florals, OP Shades Outlet, 2133 University above Shattuck, phone 843-0681 The sign proclaiming, " everthing $14,99 " , pretty much says it all about this outlet. This relaxed. California style can be found at department stores for twice the price, but why bother ' ' Here. tops, skirts, and pants are usualy under $20. and their lose, swingy knit dresses might set you back a whole $30. Photos by Chia-Chieh Hu G R THE PERSIIIM GOLF 64 PEOPLE • Groups UPS PEOPLE • Groups 65 t v mii: yk » l New Music Group of Berkeley Cal Ski Club UC Jazz Ensembles An Students Association 68 PEOPLE • Groups Trail and Tire Bicycle Club Cal Photo Club UC Hying Club Blue Gold Yearbook CAUSES A variety of FOR groups pinpoint the CONCERN need for our energy CALPRIG Disabled Students Union American Nuclear Society Feminist Student Union Unitas Hunger Action Center Multi-cultural Student Organization PEOPLE • Groups 69 GReAT DeBATe , MOVIES VERSUS nJ VIDEOS ' 70 PEOPLE • Movies PEOPLE. Movies 71 t sounds rather ridiculos, but it is a valid concern with movies transforming miraculously into home entertainment only weeks after its hit the theaters. Okay, so it ' s a bunch of weeks, but nonetheless, you can ' t help but think, " Ah, I ' ll just wait until it comes out on video. " What makes us finally SPLURGE and actually GO to a real movie in a real movie theater? Is it the desire for oiled popcorn? The last resort for a blind date? I think it ' s simply for that larger than life feeling of actually becoming the movie. Sometimes, for some movies, that ' s simply worth $7.00. VIDEOS. $3.50 Max. The ability to see whatever, whenever. You can rewind and check out that part of the plot you didn ' t quite catch, or that really cool part where he and she finally. . .well, you get the point. FREEDOM to watch what you want to watch when you want to watch it. There is the drawback of not being totally emersed in the movie, but what is the worst is missing that oh-so- important deadline time, and ending up paying as much as going to a movie, popcorn and all! Ah, the price for liberation! Mov1m73 Ill II I III I iimi i in dreams fore eveal the past? The ar Bsearch, interviews, and general , is a quite definitive " Neta(|y tl ey IBBlii ' " If there ' s no meaning in it, ' said the Kine, ' that saves a world of ) find any. 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The commander pointed at me. jumped up and charged. I killed enemy and then dove back ground. I remember thinjij0gr ' " l have survived. I ha other round had no Ci )ll I fell asleep on my bed. I dreanjt !eep. Suddenly a spirit-ljl |eeping body and i t versior si f th| BJ[l onHAi rWe were mourr at tji§ JRI in the kitchen. The clock was oni clocks whose eyes move back and for the clock, its iy(i6S stopped moving and st us. I saw that the cf8( | d 3:00. I ' th! overcome me. At this poinMH y iUid strug : reality. I sat up in my bed and 49(|r looked .1 was 3:00. -Luz Idealia Carrea. PEOPLE • Ditams 7: ROOMMA " My roommate use to talk in his sleep. I would actually have conversations with him. One time I told him that someone was stealing his bike. He started to totally freak out. I couldn ' t help but 78 PEOPLE • Roommates TES " It wasn ' t my roommate who tiad problems. It was tier mottier, wtio came for extended visits of up to six monttis. The whole time she stayed translated to complete hell for the rest of us. Her favorite places were the bathroom and the kitchen. If you didn ' t take your duties In the bathroom when it was free, then you would deflnately have yourself a long wait once she locked herself in there. Her average time was 45 minutes. " Photos by Chia-Chieh Hu PEOPLE • Roommates 79 " loved my roommate and she love me. We got along great. Occasionally we would fight but not for long. After a few minutes of screaming all our aggresions would be gone. " " I couldn ' t study! My roommate would cry every night over her old boyfriend with whom she broke up with over a year earher. It drove me crazy! " " My roommate was the best roommate possible. I never saw him. He spend every night over his girlfriend ' s house. I think I saw him 2 or maybe 3 times the whole semester. He paid his rent, hall the utihties, and even part of the telephone bill. What more could I ask for. 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Alpha Kappa Psychology Undergraduates, Minority Pre- Actors Guild Delta, Intramural football Law Coalition, Own Recogmiance Coalition Boyd, Tern — Poelry November, Jazz Day casey A eiiano, Elena — Hispanic Engineers and Castaneda, Elena — Blue Gold Golden Key National Honor Sc • Scientists Boykin, Michael — UMA, Delta Sigma Pi Yearbook Business Manager, Beta Alpha students Sociely Publicity Co - Boyle, Bryan - Phi Delia Theta, Alumni ' ' " ice President, UMBA _ . Scholar, Phi Delia Thela V P . Historian. Castronovo. Geoffrey — Students lot A chilecture Students Presideni. Secretary. Califormans Philanthropy Chair. Jackson. Cal Democrats Scholars Club FAAC Ftalernily. Slree Hockey Mutiny Calucci. Angelina — Assn of Psychology Undergraduates Aston. Cynthia — Pi Bela Phi. Prytanean Women s Honof Society. Order ol Omega. _ Mortar Board Assoc ' " ' ' ' ' Comius. Robert — Vaisity lootbell. Ski Oub. Lithuanian Students Assn Brady Andre - President. Alpha Phi „ . , . Alpha. ASUC Senate.. Pros Africa House. Challengef. Lynn - Vaisity lootbi Speech Debate Team Resident Tau Omega Club. Rush Counsetor Balchios. Kim — Alpha Gamma Delta Undergraduate Political Science Assoc . National Organizalan lor Women .,» o„ v,«....,v.. . :, ir s-„.. aii ir Scoot, Beikeley t Brady, Peira- Association of Black ' L. S X Councn Cal On Campus Management Sludints in Sociology Academic Affairs Vice president intern, Ch. Omega B,.,i„ N.n., - Alnh. M„ Gamma Chandra, Jrltriy - Honor Students aht Noah - UC Ma chmo Band Ca 10 Beta Pi. Eta Kappa Nu ABA Baneriee, Sarbam - Alpha Omicron Pi 124 CAMPUS • Senior Achievements ■trence — Cal Ligh(weight Contwy Megan — Chancellor s Task Fofce on Earthquake Preparedness, " ;n s Reentry Program Conneely Stobhan — Sigma Kappa Cooke, Ailyson — ASA. Rally Committee, MPLC, Alpha Kappa Alpha. Black Women s Support Group, Gospel Choir Cooke Elizabeth — Alpha Kappa Alpha, ity Pre Law Coalition, Assn ot Black Sluflenls in Sociotogy, NAACP Blue Ciudeie Anthony — Calif wma Baseball Team Cnjise, Denise Alumni Assn Cruz. Jenniter — Delia Epsilon Pi Cuan Beti Studenis : Cunningham, Jenniter — CPD 0»cany, Rodylyn — Superb Film Production, Minority Undergraduate Students ol English, PAA Membership Qdden Key National Honor f Undergraduate Political Devies. Douglas — intercollegiate Crew. Calrfornians. Phi Delta Theta. Cal Performances Davis, Joshua - CalPIRG. EAP Sweden Cruz, Rafael — Engineers Week Chair, Society of Engineenng Sciences VicePresideni, ASUC Superb HPioductions, Films Chair, Bea ' s Lair Coordinator, Opiimus Enterprises Founder Oelgadiilo, Colleen — Society of Women Engineers Hispanic Engineers and Scientists VcoPtesidenl Demonieverde, Julie — Golden Key Society Vice President, Horw Students Society I Assn. Assn o( Ptychoiogy Undergraduates. BCHRC " " ' President, Alpha Epsilon ■ Rush r Dowley, Aengus — UC Rugby Resources Council Coalition, PESA Eagan, Cathenne — Alpha Rho Delia. University Chorus. Honor Students ' Society Edelman, Alan — Mortar Board Honor Society. Phi Beta Kappa. University Symphony, UFA UMCG, Honor Students Society Team Captain, BRAG Vice PresidenI, HUA President. Phi Alpha Thela Vice f Phi Beta Kapp Phi Kappa Psi President Goss. Peter — UC Jazz Ensembles, Hon Students Society. Dean s List Grueninger. Grant — Glee Club. DC CfKMus. Campus Crusade for Chnst Grundhofer, Karen — Pi Beta Phi Grundy. David — Theta Xi President Guel. Sylvia — Undergraduate Mmonly Golde Ediund. Lee — California Student Foundation, Honor Students Soaeti Alumni Scholars Club. Order Bear. Resident Assistant Eilbert, Michael — Chi Phi Emami, Parte — Honor Students Society Endler, David — Delta Chi Engelmann , Robert — Cal Ski Club. Engineers Week Committee Chair, Engineers Joint Council Vice-President. Berkeley CASP Evans, Bryan — Intramural Street hockey. Computer Science Undergraduate Assn, Golden Key National Honor Society Program. Cinco de Mayo Committee, Camarada Program, Chicana Latma Relreat Coordinator. National Network Hispanic Women Guel. Sophia — Chicana Latina Retreat Coordinator. Cal in Sacramento Director, Elderly Companionship Project Coordinator. MECHA, Dnco de Mayo Commitlee. International Latina Day. Soci3c Oerebeew Walter - Alpha Delta Psi Studies Assn. Skeptic Farley. Patrick — Club Volleyball Febre Valene — PASS Federighi. Craig — Golden Key Nations Honors Society. Theta Beta Pi Honors Society Students Assn. Honor Students Society Fiorindo. Gregory — Kappa Sigma Fischer, Eric — Kappa Sigma Fischer, Sean — Phi Kappa Psi Fisher, Karen — Cal Band Gassner. Paul — Thela Chi Gay. Leslie — Delta Delta Delta Gee, Audrey — Kappa Alpha Theta Games Board, SWIG. Torch Shield, University Chorus, Oakland Symphony Chorus Getty. Erin — Alpha Delta Pi — Panhellenic Delegate and Rush Chairman, Order ol Omega Honor Society Gill, Pamela — Alpha Delta Pi Gillespie, William — Sport Club Council PresidenI, UC Ice Hockey Team Captain Giovara. Aaron — Kappa Alpha President and Social Chairman Gobind. Geet — Berkeley Campus Human Resources Council, Honor Students ' Society, South Asian Students Alliance Publicity Chair, Association ol Psychology Undergraduates Guetersloh, Kenn — Cheerleading. Alpha Phi Gulassa, Cyrille — Intercollegiate Ski Team. Intramural Soltball Team. Blue and Gold Guslafson . Robert — Berkeley Republcans, Intramural r ' Softball. Pi Kappa Alpha Gutierrez, Socorro — Re-entry Program. Honor Society. Students for Academic Exellence, Stiles Hall Tutor Hagen, Tanya — Society of Undergrad Bio Scientists Co-chair. Cal Women ' s Athletics Student Trainer CalPIRG Halden, Carol — Dansworx. Mortar Board. Honor Students Society. Prytanean, Kappa Alpha Thela Hall. Mark — Rugby, Kappa Sigma Han, Cecilia — Asian Business League, Chinese Students Association. Campus Evangelistic Fellowship Goldshlager. Nina - Publicity Chair and Rally Committee E • Davidson Hall Health Worker. UC icutive Secretary. Gomez. Soma — Undergradi Marketing Association Vice P Programming Gonzales. Charlie — ASME Social Gonzalez. Nina — Calilorma Student Foundation. CSF Executive Council Advertising Coordinator. Senoir Class Baskelball, S4K Honor Society. Order of Omega. Senior Class Council IFC Sports Chairman, Californians, Delta Upsik)n Hannah, Derek — Stiles Hall Crwrimunity Outreach Harris, Ursula — African Students Association. Black Women s Network Association. Young Inspirations Gospel Choir. Track i Field, Assoc of Psychology Undergrads Harrison Richard — UPSA lOha, Nimarta — INDUS lOonahue, Katherine — Youth Program " isetor at Newman Church, Alpha Honor Society EAP Italy Epsilon Pi IFC Treasurer Dora Emery — Pi Kappa Psi Donan Christopher - Alpha Kppa Delta, Soewiogy Honors Society Fletcher, Jill — SAFA Forte Deirdra — ASA, BSHA, KAP FrarKeschi. Egislo — Boxing Franco. Cecilia — Alpha Mu Gamma. National Collegiate Foreign Language Society GokJen Key National Honor Society Freese, James — Alumni Scriola s Club. Beta Gamma Sigma. Un Jergraduate Marketing AssociaiKjo Friewakf, Eric — Intramural Volleyball Green, Kimberty — Residence Hall President Publicity Coordmatoi. Club MEA. Martinez Pre Med Association. UHPP Coalition Co-coordinator. Suitcase Oinic Green, Lincoln — Tracti S Field 2 year Hatcher. Michael - Delta Sigma F Haub. Virginia - MUSE ::«joline — Socie . s Presirtent. Socieiy c Grim, Christopher — UC Rally Committee, Haynss. Megan — Alpiu Chi Omega, Cal Wonwi 8 Water Polo, Honor Students Society Untversity Chorus Heaiy, AHoon — Delta Delta Delta Hewon. Norman — Alpha Phi Alpha Huey, Kelly Hui, KamWa -ASCE.CSA Muie. Tina - Phi Baia Kappa. Psi Cht Hung, Lisa Hunt. John - Sigma Phi Vice Piesidenl ol Alpha Kessler. Daniel — Pi Lambda Phi. Hendricks. Monica — Lambda Delta Sigma - Kappa Delia Phi lass Member, Cal . Academics Choir. Glee I Scholars Club Daniel — The Eye Progrj Director. Students lor the Advancr - Film Art. Glee Club. Gospel Choir. Zellerbach Players Theater Group iison, Kalhryn — Delta Gamma Hwang. Julie — Tennis. Badminton. Pre- Optometry Club Hyde. Marti — HBSA Senator. Finance ica — Cal Berkeley Federal Credit Union Board of Directors. Cash Managemeni Coordinator Herrera. Tina — Senior Engineers Council President. Umuersiiy YWCA. National Student Council. Society ol Women Engineers. American Society ol Mechanical Engin. ■■ - • ■ Hiramoto. Kiyomi — Women s Bowling Team Captain Ho, Chrystal — Chinese Student Association, Campus Evangelistic Fellowship, Hong Kong China Affairs Society Hoffman. Eric — Phi Delta Theta. Californians. ASME. PDT. HPV. BUST. Street Hockey Holben, David — History Undergraduate Hyder. Rahmal — Ela Kappa Nu. Tau Beta Igdaluff. Michelle Inose. Christine . Alok — Clark Kerr Hall Associatio Jia. Lin — Alpha Pi Mu. Tau Beta Pi Jolre. Aleiandro — Rock Climbing Sea Holly. Langston — Black Students Association, BigBrolher-Little Brothe Program, Fraternity president r Students Society, Hong, Kyung — Trialhton Club , Randall Fraternity [ Johnson, Laurel — Glee Club, Young Inspirations Gospel Choir, Education Abroad Program {Madrid, Spam) Johnson, Toby — Phi Gamma Delta, Men s Lacrosse, Skull Keys Society, Undergraduate Finance Association. Honor Students Society Jones. Anoy — Cal Marching Band Jones, Gregory — Cal Band (Drum Maior) Jones, Jennifer — AIESEC Jones, Nicole — Atrican American Student Leadership Conference Committee, Black Women s Conference Committee, Vice President of AKA Kim, Hugh - Cal Ski Team Kim. Ilho — Direction Newsle Chief. Committe for Korea Studies. President of KSA Kim. Janet — Alpha Mu Gamma Muieras en Marcha Kockelman. Kara — Prytanean Society President.Californians Vice-President. Recipient of Prytanean Pnze. UC Fellowship In Transportation, Women ' s Water Polo Team, Senior Engineers, Council Member. Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Honors Kohler. Paul — Squash Team Kwan, George — Honor Students Society. UCSEE. Superdance Prize Committee Co- chair. Cal HPV Computef Music Group. IEEE. UCSEE. XCF Lau. Kwok — California Evangelistic Lau. Lisa — Psi Chi. Honor Students Society. Gokfen Key National Honor Society Unda graduale Minority Pre La . • Lee. Yuk Woo — Association f ' Machinery Computing. UCSEE Leisving. Malcolm — Theta Xi Levine. Adam — Alumni Scholar. Honor Levy. Tall - Phi Beta Kappa 0.. Capital Lewis. Melanie — Alumni Schoid Uao. Elko — Honor Students S. Asian Business League. Omicr r :. - Epsilon. Modern Dance Society. Eah Liao. Steven — Delta Chi Uauw. Julita — Women 8 Varsity Cre Uem. Kongshiung - BISA, AS ' . ' Un. Chun Hsin — Judo Oub I . Uu. Hao-Cheng — Senior Engineer s Counal - Secretary. Honot Students Society Senator. Cal Business Alumni Livingston. Yvonne — Prytanean Sociely Organization ol African Students. ASuC Senator, Undergraduate Admission Coordination Board Lo. Annie — Honor Students Society - California Evangekstic I. Craig — Vice President ol Kappa Jue, Jaime — Phi Beta Kappa. Order of the Golden Bear. Senior Class Council. Californians. UC Rally Committee. CSF. Loh. Sophia — Beta Alpha Psi Loo. Scott - FOCUS. EAPOxlord Low. Amelia — Gok en Key National Ho™ Society. Omicron Delta Epsilon. AIESEC. Singapore Malaysia Students Hsieh, Calvin — ABA, Honor Students Society Hsu, Fay - SUBS, ASU Hsu Grace - Alpha Phi Omega. CSU Kaludi. Jamil — President ol Intercontinental Students Association, Senator, Member Commitle on Courses ,. OASES. AIAS. Cal Photo Club Kang. Jimin — KSA. Go Club Chinese Chess. Phi Beta Kappa Huang. Oavid — CSU Socul Officer - ABA. ABL. Prelaw. UEA. Kao. Shm — Pelican. Daily Californian Kay. Amy Keating, Marc Kehret. Amy — Alpha Kappa Delta Kelly. Elaine — UHS Heallh Worker. Ski Lee. Anne — Bela Alpha Sci. Asian Business League. Undergraduate Finance ion. Honor Students Society !. Catherine — Alpha Omicron Pi !. Yo-Yul — Korean Bapiisi Student 1 - Phi Mu. SWE. IEEE, Rally Lee. Pauline — ASUC Senator. Chinese Student Association, Asian Business League, Chinese Evangelistic Federation Lee, Steven — Undergraduate Economics Association. Undergraduate Marketing Lukas. David — Speech and Debate Lum. Eric - AlChE Publicity Chan I — Psi Chi. Association o tor graduates . Chi Omega ■ Korean Students - Naval ROTC. PUipn Mahr. Hans — UC Martial Arts Mahugh. Calesle — Honor Students CAMPUS • Senior Achievements 126 Socicly, CalPlRG. NOW Manaois, Raquel — Minority PreLa Manrscaico, Jim — Delta Chi Mann, Marcia — Honor Students S Mar, Raymond — Asian Business Association, Alpha Phi Omega, Undergraduate Marketing ; Mannelli, Amy — Delta Gamma. , Marquiss, Alison — Berkeley Undergraduate Journal, Cal In Sacramento Martin, Lisa — Community Service Otiicer, Golden Key National Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa Martin Sheila — UC Women s Water Polo, Coleege Panhellenic Assn Vice-President, Alpha Omicron Pi Rush Chair Martinez, David — KAUC Sports Dept, Cal- In-The Capital, Honor Students Society Maskel, Seth — Daily Calitorman, ASUC Senate, Students For Progress, Cal Democrats n, Annette — Pi Beta Theta President Golden Bear Honor Society, Prytanean Honor Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, Intramural Sports rvisor. Intramural Volleyball champion Campus Crusade For Christ McCali, Madeleine — ARCS Scholar , Erin - PSSA, PACS Steering McCannon, Knsten — Gamma Phi Delta lael — Adventure Travel Club, UC Hang Gliding Club, EAP Spam McCallum. Richard - Varsity Crew, Crew, Commodore Varsity Otow. Alpha Delta Psi Vice-President, Mptia Delta Swim Team Heather — Golden Key Society Vice-President, Phi Bala Kappa, Alpha Gamma Delta, Honor Socwty McGuire, Terence — Phi Beta Kappa, Political And Governmental Review Editor, California Legal Studies Journal Associate Editor laei — Delta Sigma Pi, J Street Hockey, Undergraduate I Assn fcKlnney. Ethan — Undergraduate Political Science Assn, Director ol Pe Committee, Cal Democrats iMeheiis, LeooKJas — Cal Band itehtabi. Alia — Cal Lacrosse Team, Alpha , Psi, Honor Soctety, Alumni Scholars ' Club, Young Republicans _ .. __ _, Cal Women 3 Swim ream. Prytanean Honor Society Delta Vice-PtesKteni. Order ot Omega, California Student Foundation, Lair of the yhywowilj. Lisa — EAP Pans Theta Chi President Miller, Joel — Senior Engineers Council Engineers Joint Council Treasurer, Eta Kappa Nu, UCSEE - DHIG President. Alumni Ojaia, Michelle - Alpha Delta Pi Olifson, Sheri — Chi Omega Mistry, Naina — Assistant Student Advocate, CRUCS Campaign Manager, Residence Hall Assn Officer, INDUS Miu, Judy — Golden Key National Honor Society, SUPERB Concert Productions, Honor Society, Alpha Omicron Pi Pledge Scholarship Chair Miyamoto. Craig — Varsity Golf Team Mok, Kenny — Alpha Phi Omega Moiioy, Julia — Honor Society Morales, Gena — Assn ol Psychology Undergraduates Morehouse, Scott — Varsity Baseball Morgan, Laura — Alpha Omicron Pi Morse, Elizabeth — EAP Taiwan Moy, Kelly — Campus Evangelistic Fellowship, Honor Students Society, Society of Women Engineers, UCSEE Mornane, Maria — Chancellor Scholar, Alumni Scholar. Spanish National Honor Society, Intramural Soccer, SoHball, Football, EAP Spain, Bear Scouts Football Recruiting Program Murphy, Katie — SSPC Murray, Julia — Alpha Phi Omega Myers, Daniel — Bowles Hall Assn President, Cal-ln-The-Capital, Cal In Sacramento. KALX Radio. Campus Tour Nayyar, Ritu — Omicron Delta Epsilon, Honor Students ' Society. Undergraduate Economics Assn NeH, Bryan — Kappa Alpha, ASME Nelson, Melinda — PESA. Alpha Phi Nevins, Stephanie — HTNDC. Delta Omega Gamma Alpha Chi Omega Newcomb. Elizabeth — Phi Mu Ng. Pauline — Undergraduate Finance Assn Undegraduatf " ' Consultant Group Nguyen, Kha — Eta Kappa Nu, Vietnamese Student Assn, Tomodachi, Society of Women Engineers Nico, Phillip — UC Society ol Electrical Nieto, Bernadette — Berkeley College Republicans, Undergraduate Economic J Volleyball, UC Hiking Club Norman, Hilary — KALX Reporter, Cal Business Weekly Reporter, Calln-The- Capital, Chi Omega. Order ol the Omega Nubia, Irene — TULSA. MPLC, AlESEC Oasay. Geraidine — Assn of Psychology Undergraduates. Cowell Hospital Volunteer. Merit Scholar Program. I VolleytMll. Hapkido Club Society. Orde Society, Pryta Society Phillips, Jeff — University Chamber Chorus Polivka, Lara - Alpha Delta Pi Poon, Kitty — Beta Alpha Psi Pott. Andrea — Women s Crew. Alpha Mu Gamma Language Honors Society Pratts Jr . Michael — Cal Boxing. BSMA Price. Amy — Alpha Gamma Delta. Women s Crew. California Student Foundation Price. Frantascia — Transfer Student Oliver, Thomas — Honor Students Society Neal, M - Intramural Street Hockey, Society of Women Engineers Pridgen, Elizabeth — Delta Gamma. College Panhellenic Association President IFC CPA. Judicial Committee, Order of Omega Orgain, Lili — Alpha Gamma Sigma, California College Honor Society Onas, Michael — Hall Assn, Pi Kappa Phi, 1 House Committee, Resident Life Committee. Cal Bungee Team Puketza, David - Badminton Student Sen ices, Pilipino American Alliance, Advertising Dev Grp , Undergraduate Marketing Assoc Orquiola, Janet — Pilipino American Alliance. Kababayan. Pilipino Mentorship. PusI, Lia — Regents Chancellors Scholar, Alpha Phi Ostiller, Cathy — Cheney Hall Resident Assistant, EAP London, SCF, Ehrman Hall Assn. Phi Beta Kappa. Intramural Volleyball, Golden Key National Honor Society Oxonian. Myra — PAHC. PAA Page. Jessica — Campus Crusade For Paley, John — Cal Ice Hockey Team Palisoc, Antonio — Intramural Foott all, Basketball, Asian Business Assn. Pilipino Academic Student Services. Pilipino American Alliance Gamma. Histonan Puyol. Bolivar — Chancellor s Scholar. Cal Alumni Scholar. Honor Students Society. Golden Key National Honor Society. CASA. AIAS Ouandt, Dorothea — CPD Program Quock. Erika Undergraduate Markeing Association. Cal Berkeley Fed Credit Union. Honor Students Society. Golden Key Honor Society. YWCA Student Council Kappa Alpha Theta Stuctent Democratic Robinson. Man Isatlel- APU. Mecfia Robinson. Anne Alane Honor Students Coalition. Alpha Epsik Park. Joon — Beta Alpha Psi Patel. Amol — Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Lambda Delta. ISA Peter. Gregory — Cal Crew Palerson. Carta — California Student Foundation. Prytanean Society. AlESEC. Californians Social Cultural Chairperson. Roschmann. Andrew John Kappa Sigma- Social chair. Grand Scribe. Volunteer Food Bank. Earth Day Coordinator Committee. Honor Students Society Omicron Pi Perez. Alicia — CalSO Pernia. Patrick - Perry. Deborah — Ski Club. Alpha Gamma Sigma. Delta Sigma Pi Undergraduate Marketing Assn President. Intramural Volleyball. Basketball. Softball. PovwJcrpuH Peterson, Jennifer — Daily Californian Petrosian, Gabrielle — University Tt eatre Phelan, Daven - Activities Chair Ptii Delta Theta President ASME Rusting. David Bi Psychology Undergraduates president. Honor Students Society treasurer Psi Chi Sackett. Jason Alan UCPO Comrruimly Service Bureau. Blue Gold Ptwto Stalt. Rape Prevention Peer Education Program I Volleyball. Education Abroad Program. Honor Student s Society. MUSA Saaki. Wakana The Medical Cluster. UC8 Bwjmnlon Team CKib. Alumni Schdara Club CAMPUS • Senior Achievements 127 Chan Prasxlani Mass Convnunicslions i Sampson TheodoSKM — UCB Modal United 4allons Santos Melanie Ski Club. UEA Scheiones, Manon Cycling. Svwmming. Scoli. Kainieen Leslie- Univetsity Chorus Sedgwick. Thomas Michael- Asuc Senate. Calilotnians. Berkeley CoHeoe Republicans, Ski Team. Berkeley Association Representing Students. Bears Sollod. Celeste Ann Cai in the Capital. Israel Aclnn Conunittee. Piytanean Honor Society Sattord. DavK) Baseball Stainer. Peter Jack CSF. 0G8 Stern. Richard StaH Wnter Dail; InlernalionBl Study Segal. Michelle UCB : Senate Commiltess. Toastmaslers. Cai Business Weekly. The Daily Calilornian. Cai Democrats Sell. Chnstine Anne Phi Ru Society. Honor Soaety Member. Italian Scholarhsip recipient, Golden Key member Sesar. Laura Dianne- Alpha Phi Sorority Shah Kinnaii ' Students Musical Activities- Vocal Perfect Filth. Bear Stage. Glee Club, inous. English Undergrad Assoc Shalz Kevin- VP ol MSEA Shaw. Stephanie Man Ki- AIAS Business Fraternity Shepherd. Richard Vernon- Honor Students Society, Skull and Keys, Order ot Omega, Sons ol Calilorma History Honors Stoll. Lesley Ann UCRC. UPSA. HUA. Berkeley College Reput lics. Young Americans lor Freedom. Berkeley Conservatives Club. Students lor Amei Senior Class CourKil 1 Undergrad Student Sutaria. Jean- Alpha Pi Mu. Society ol Women Engineers. Institute ol Industrial Engineenng Muslim Association. South Asian Forum Steen. Jenniler Anne- Prytanean Society SZE. James- Calilornia Engineer Magazine. Joint Council Representatives. Blue Network Committee Chanman Szele. Ellen- Secretary ol Sigma Omi li Rally Committee, intramural Volleyball. House ManagertChi Omega). Mambai c PESA Saaelary a Vocal. Pre««3 ' Student Musical Acitrviiies Vocal-Pres d UCe Undergrad F Wmolo. Sugiharta BISA Wong. Melissa Berkeley Undergrad Vargus. Kathryn Elena UC Matching Band. Vega, Rachel EnnelteCampus Tour Gmde. Al| Epsilon PDi Member Vice President. Junior Panhellentc Advisor. Verosub. Abra Laurie Hall Association. Alumni Scholars Oub. Regents Scholar. Phi Beta Kappa Vidales. Frank Alpha Sigma Phi-flush Assistance Protect lor Projects ! Coleen ABA . MPlC Altairs Council ol Northern C ilornia Yang. Anders C Cai Alumni Schola t dub-Recrutiment Leader- Alpha Ptu Omega Pledge Class Fellowship V P Education Abroad Clark Kerr South i Villeoas. Leaders. Bizhan- ME. VENI. Vidi. Vici Tarn. Chnstine- National Society ol Prolessional Engineers. Tau Beta Pi. Alpha Pi MU.IIE. Blue I Gold Yearbook Tam, Raymond Chekchi- Campus Advance Sports Tanabe. David- UC Marching Band. Order - Rape Prevention Peer r Masayuki- Cai Pre-Vetenna y silvers. Kelley Elaine Berkeley Jazz Ensembles. Indus Club. Communications at Large. Honor Students Society. EK Taylor. Jason- YWCA Youth Mentor program Thomas. Erin Theresa- Cai ski club Todd. Diana- Cai Democrats. Calilormans. EAP-England. Model United Nations. DSP Student Advisory Board. History Undergrad Assoc - HE. EX Vogelsberg. Linda UC Band Drum Major. Order ol Golden Bear Vranich. Alexei Bowles Hall Association, Cai Rugby. Dorque Walsh, Tina- Intramural Sollball, Alumni Yee, AMn Ming Czech- Bowles Ha Treasurer. Chinese Student Associatior CSA Culture Chair. Bowling Ctu; Tear Itior,. eie Counal I. Cathieen Keiko- Alptu .• Society Skiar. Beniamin R S P A C E Club. Hiking Club. Sailing Smith Lee- KAO Campus Toorguide Smith. Tamara Ann- Alpha Phi Omega. Superdance Admm Committe Member. Dansworx. Pre-Physical Therapy Society. Toog, Teste. Guenevere Ann Honor Students med Society Member, Volunteer CoweH ' - » ' " c " Truong, Kim Thoa Honor Students Society l!S ii£SS„ Sn« ' SJSSSr ' S ° ' T «. Shih Ting Patricia Martinez Pre Med Hiac sociology students. Member oi Program. GoWen Key National Honor Sociology Honor Sooeiy Society Honor Student Society !rdance for Muscular Tseng. Nana Treasurer of Beta Gamma Sigma Membership Oireclot UFAAJMCG Beta Alpha Psi Tucker, Molly Therese Cai Sailing , Scott Undergrad Psychotogy Students Waterman, Jill- Aiesec, Cat Democrats. CalPitg Courtcil. Class Campaing Committee Weiss. Bethel Lorm Asian Business Association President. Special Activities Coordinator. Alumni Scholafs Oub. Caieer Iroums Coord . UPSA. Ski Club, Pacific Run Ckjb. Honor Student Sooety Weller. Rebecca Lee Phi Beta Kappa, Winner Martha Maxwell competition, Foundng editor-Berkeley. Undergraduate Werbach, Kevin Residence I Coordinator, Asuc Campus Affairs Officar. Students for Progress Elections Chair. Pfu Beta Kappa Westennan.Chnstian Cai Football Yu. Tina Alpha Phi Omega Yu. Winnie Judo Yuan, Nanci Alumni Club Alumni Scn Yuge, Robert Su Zalizuyak, Diana Honor Students Socic Computer ScierKe Undergrad Associa ' Society ol Women Engineets Zamorano. Lous- Honor Students Sock Pies. Editor. Assoc ol Psych Undergra- PsiCN Zepeda. Beverly Anne- Honor Student Society AiESi Students Scowty. Golden Key Honor Sooety lOub Murphy. Kalw SSPC Campus 130 Bio or Little Game? 135 Traedles 139 Sex, Lies, Misconceptions 140 Traveling or Studying Abroad 142 Cal Greeks 151 IM 152 a.suck 156 Cal ' s roots 160 Home of the naive 164 Fill In your own adventure 168 More construction 172 Cooperation 174 Smelly Bodies 177 Marks on Walls 193 A Cal students pain in the butt 196 $$$ 198 Undeclared 200 An act of Goodwill 204 Patrons 206 CAMPUS 129 Sollod. Meats Ann Cal in II 1 Codimo Slei a« Holiday ( Sampson. TlwodosKjs — UCB Model Santos. Melanie Ski Club. UEA Santos de Dios, Anna AFHOTC To guxte.CSO Saxton. DavK) Alpha Kappa Delta t- Society Specht. Cecelia E Men. s Ligni Sallotd. Oavid Baseball Steinet, Peiei Jacli CSF 0GB Stem, Richard- Stall Wntei Daily Stoll. Lesley Ann- UCHC. UPSA. Beikeley College Republics. Voung| Americans lor Freedom. Berkeley Conservatives Club. Students lor Senior Class Council Bay Area Repertory Dance Scott. Kathleen Leslie- University Chorus Sedgwick, Thomas Michael- Asuc Senate. Segal. Michelle- UCB Academic Senate Committess. Toastmaslers. Cal Business Weekly. The Daily Calilorman. Cal Democrats Sell. Chnsline Anne- Phi Ru Society, Honor Society Member, Italian Scholarhsip recipient. Golden Key memtwr Sesai, Uura Dianne- Alpha Phi Sorority Shah, Kinnari- Students Musical Activities Vocal Perfect Filth. Bear Stage, Glee Club, Inous. English Undergrad Assoc Shalz Kevin- VP o( MSEA Sularia, Jean- Alpha Pi Mu, Society | Women Engineers, Instttut Engineering Syed, Rehan Mansoor- Play Cncket| Badminton, Member ol Undergr Muslim Association, South Asian Fq Steen. Jenmler Anne Prytanean S SZE, James- California Engin Joint Council Representative Network Committee Chanma Szele, Ellen- Secretary ol Sigma t Tabatabaian. Bizhan- ME. VENI. V Tarn, Christine- National Society o Professional Engineers. Tau Beta F Pi MUIIE, Blue Gold Yearbook Tam, Raymond Chekchi- Campus t ShieWs, Karen Jean- Rape Prevention Peer Education Program. Women s Resource Center Intern Shinn. Walter Masayuki- Cal Pre Veterinary Tan. Norbert- UC Jazz Ensembles I President, Drummer and California | Scholar Tanabe. David- UC Marching Bandl Taylor. Jason- YWCA Youth Mento| Thomas, Erin Theresa- Cat ski i Honor Students ' Tong. Angelina- HE. EJC - KAO. Campus Touf guide Toyryla. Michael David- Cal Visitors! PUWic ceremonies. Ali Students Society. Batiaiian C Navy ROTC 1 Ngoc- Bowling Team L lety Member. Voir Tran. Anh h Sohn. Usa UFA UMA National Honof Society Soltva Eva Aiumm Scholar California Ratty Committee Superdanc© fo» Muscular Dystiophy E Kecutive VP Hall Assoc Society Honor Student Society Tseng Nana Treasurer of Beta C Sigma Membership Diiecto UF Beta Alpha Psi Tucker. Molly Thorese Cal Sailing I Campus 130 Big or Little Game? 135 Traedles 139 Sex, Lies, Misconceptions 140 Traveling or Studying Abroad 142 Cal Greeks 151 152 a.suck 156 Cal ' s roots 160 Home of the naive 164 r- Fill in your own adventure More construction 168 .172 174 Smelly Bodies 177 Marks on Walls 193 A Cal student ' s pain In the butt . $$$ 196 198 Undeclared 200 An act of Goodwill Patrons 204 206 CAMPUS 129 130 CAMPUS ■ 1 p ■y Vj j A. .h; AjJ ■ 4 V 4 Layouts Richard Copone 134 CAMPUS M f, " JVlany words and phrases were used to describe this year ' s Big Game. Cal students called it, " a bunch of bullshit. " Stanford fans called it ' revenge. " The media called it " miraculous " and " The Play: Part n. " However, all these terms are somehow deficient. The best way to describe the 1990 Big Game is sim- I ply " exdting. " Going into the I game, the Bears were second in the Pac-10, 25th in the nation, and I four (Continued Next Page) GOCnUl! Z j W c - CAMPUS • Big Game 135 point favorite . They had played a great season, and had received a bid to go to the Copper Bowl, their first bowl game in eleven yeare. Stanford, on the other hand, had played a disappointing season. The uneducated might say that it should have been a blowout for the Bears. How- ever, as every experienced Bear fan knows, during the Big Came records and odds mean nothir g. The laws of prob- ability char ge As expected, Cal dominated the first half, scoring on a 77-yard drive in the second quarter They later scored again on a 15-yard pass to Sean Dawluns. All Stanford could manage was two field goals. At halftime, the Bears were comfortably ahead 17-6. However Cal fell apart in the second half. Stanford scored a field goal and a touchdo vn in the third quarter to make the game 17-15. Then, in the fourth quarter, Stan- ford scored again on a field goal. After 12 utuswered points, the Bears trailed 17-18 But this was not to last for long Cal shot down the field and scored on a 8-yard run by Russel White. This was followed by a two point con- version, nuiking the score 25-18. With just under two minutes left, Stanford took over the ball deep in their own territory It was at this point that things got exdting. Stanford quarterback Jason Palumbis led the Cardinals on a dramatic 87-yard drive down the field. The Bear were uiuble to stop them. With twelve seconds left, Palumbis hit Ed McCaffrey on a 19-yard touchdown. The score was 25-24. Stanford went for a two point con- version, tfut)wing to McCaffrey again Cal comemback John Hardy made a leaping interception. The crowd went wild and everyone stormed the field in celebration. We had won, hadn ' t we? The clock still had twelve seconds on it, but it would take a miracle for Stanford to win. A nurade is what they got. After assessittg Cal a delay of game penalty, the Cardir als attempted an on-side kick The game should fiave ended right there, but somehow Stanford iruiiaged to recover the kick. They were still too far away to attempt a field goal, and elected to pass The pass was incomplete. Again, the game should have ended there However, the referee called Cal for a very doubtful " roughing the passer " perulty. The perulty put Stanford within field goal range. Enraged Cal faiu watched in horror as Star ford attempted, and completed, a 34 -yard kick. Stattford fans stormed the field It should have never happened. The odds were too great that Stanford would win However, it was just another chapter in the bizane se ]uence we call, the Big 136 CAMPUS • Big Gome Hope Turns To Sorrow irr " Cal 24 — Stanford 25 138 CAMPUS • Big Gams CAMPUS TRAGEDIES •v J ana ' never leave aga 19; Robert Douglas Sc- After a few w- : tectofs, arul tea more cautioosiy Barely two w police arvJ told of the United M 5:26 pm that da Police took th university builo Freshmen with The campus £ bomb in the He; shavings. Still shaken ; imperili2ed once 30-year-old Grille on 40host£ found what th 1 out to be a box JMiiiB • Attend all classe H • Work on papers all night long | £ • Like Blondies Pizza H 4 f i • Have gone to all the Big Games H fl wj • Saw Matt Biondi | AH Ipjj • Don ' t drink much at Frat parties H mT • Study at the library | L H H • Getting a C- is O.K. at Cal | - IH • Study all weekend H jH H 9 • Go to office hours | n i HH • Don ' t do any drugs H 1 HH • Never use your credit cards H i i i IflV • I ' m a liberal 1 i i IK • Like listening to Rick Starr B H • Rick Starr has a good voice | B El m LIESAUD V 140 CAMPUS • Misconceptions Everyone is liberal • Berkeley students are overly competitive • Homeless people are cool • Racism is not a problem • Everyone wears tie die • We have diversity and love it • Shootings every night • Police are against us • Berkeley classes are small • Dorm food is good • Everyone knows about every protest • Berkeley students are more up on • Housing is easy to find • Cheap housing is good housing • Berkeley protests are large petitive H I politics H MISCONCEPTIONS CAMPUS • Misconceptions 141 by Richard Capone s summer approaching and you still haven ' t found a job? Are you looking for an excuse not to work? Have you ever wanted to see the world? If you responded, yes, yes, and yes, then worry no more! Why work, when you can travel? Being young and irresponsible is usually nothing to be too proud of, but for the traveler it ' s a blessing. Unlike our parents who require clean clothes and a warm bed to sleep in at night, we can make by with considerably less. If you haven ' t guessed yet, the trip I ' m outlining is the backpack thing. That ' s right, almost everyone else has done it, so why haven ' t you. The basic requirements are a framed CAMPUS • Traveling 143 144 CAMPUS • Traveling backpack, some good walking shoes, a youth hostel pass, a student ID, your passport, a money belt, and of course your " Let ' s Go Wherever " book. With these few essentials you ' ll be prepared to see the world with little or no planning at all. You ' ll find yourself suddenly exposed to foreign cultures and people, and at the same time you ' ll be having fun. Of course, there is one catch. You do have to have some money. However, being on a tight budget doesn ' t mean you have to starve yourself. One fun method of saving money which is commonly overlooked is camping. Camping usally costs between $1 to $3 per night per person. In Europe, the European youths have been camping since they were 15, In addition, they often bring backpacking stoves and even cook their own meals. But if roughing it sounds too much of a hardship to you, don ' t give up on camping yet because uncommon to the masses, camping is safer, cleaner, and cheaper. Youth hostels are OK if you don ' t mind sleeping with one eye open or using bathrooms which are sometimes useable and at others times enough to make you envy a bear in the woods. Camp grounds in Europe are used by Euro peans who naturally are going to expect higher standards than a poor foreign traveler who can ' t even speak the language. These camp grounds are like KOA camp grounds in the U.S. They have sites for cars and hikers and have bathroom facilities in a building. That ' s right, a BUILDING. No shack, no hole in the ground, a genuine building. One major problem with Youth Hostels are that they kick everyone out by 9 am until around 2 pm each day for cleaning. This means you can never sleep in, which if you just had a wild night out on the town may be essential. In addition, as hinted previously. Youth Hostels are not very safe. With so many people coming and going, theft often occurs even to the wary. At the camp grounds, because everyone is so vulnerable to theft, an honor system exists which has never been broken. Well, maybe not never, but at least the family atmosphere may be partially responsible. Of course, there is one draw back with camping. Camp grounds are usually on the outskirts of the towns which may mean additional bus rides to and from them. But the money saved, fhendly people, spaciousness, and clean facilities are well worth this small cost. One last tip is to bring a sleeping bag whether or not you plan on camping. If you are in Europe using the trains, you will probably end up spending many nights traveling. The sleep- ing bag will make you much more comfortable and allow you to save on a nights lodging. At the very least you ' ll save on sheet rentals at a Youth Hostel. But be careful especially on the trains. Sleeping travelers are always vulnerable to a daring thief. However, don ' t let all this talk about theft scare you. You really shouldn ' t worry. I only lost my wallet once on the " Pick Pocket Special " bus route in Rome. It was my own fault. I didn ' t look at the name of the bus route. Just be sure and get travelers checks, carry your passport number somewhere else other than with your passport, and have lots of fun. You may never have this opportunity again once you grow up and accept responsibilites For now enjoy a little sponanuity and go see the world Who knows you may never come back. CAMPUS • Traveling 145 GREEKS by Jeni Ternstrom The old picture of the rich, beer-swilling frat boy and the hair-sprayed, loose sorority girl is a persistent one. We all know its not accurate, but what is? To many of us outside Greek life (and I am outside: When I received a brochure about " Greek life " before I came to Cal, I actually wondered why there were so many people from Greece in Berkeley, and why they would be contracting me, the secrecy surrounding initiations, hazing, and rituals only fuels the myths and stereotypes. As fraternities and sororities enter a new decade -facing tough new alcohol laws, declining rush, changing demographics, and increasing challenges to their elitist reputation — The Greek system finds itself 146 CAMPUS •Greeks redefining its goals and personality. Ever wary about stereotypes, fraternity and sorority members are quick to point out thie benefits of philantfiropy, leadership, scholarsfiip, and brotherhood that they provide. Today unknown to most, phi- lanthropy has become on going programs to help the community. " I was attracted to fraternities by the parties, " admits one member, " but what I ' ve found is a great opportunity for friend ship, academic help, socializing — and parties. " He smiles. As much as they despise the stereotyping of " frat boys " and " sorohty girls, " quite a bit of intra-Greek stereotyping goes on, too- CAMPUS • Greoks 147 witness certain unflattering couplets and telling acronyms that make the rounds. Both fall and spring rush at Cal attracted lower number than ex- pected this year, causing some people to speculate on the Greek system ' s future. Although the system is far from dying, it is changing, both at Berkeley and nationally. Some fear that the shrinking will create a vicious circle: as fraternities and sororities become smaller, they may tend to attract only the people who fit the sterotypes. Others say that this shrinking may ultimately be tjeneficial, creating 148 CAMPUS •Greeks stronger bonds between remaining members and a tighter social scene. Space rush this year has tjeen attributed to a number of factors. Some people may be reluctant to take on the added financial strain in these tough times for the economy, University Greek Advisor mark Gelsinger said in the " Daily Californian. " Other students may simple not feel that they ' re a part of the Greek tradition. As fraternities ponder strict new alcohol laws already in effect at other schools, particularly because of insurance risks, some members say that limited alcohol at parties would further decrease membership. Cal has a relatively small Greek segment — about 14% of all CAMPUS • Greeks 149 undergraduates are currently in 44 fraternities and 14 sororitiess. (A disputed campus survey shows that 70% of those members are " white. " ) The low numbers, combined with Cal ' s already diverse stu- dent body, makes the Berkeley Greek experience unique. " Berkeley is su ch a lit eral school that the Greeks cant just be the conservative elitists that they are at other schools, " says one freshman sorority member. " My pledge class has a diversity that my friends at other schools can ' t imagine. " " The Cal Greek experience is like no other, " sums up a friend. 150 CAMPUS •Greeks CAMPUS . Greeks 151 n Basketball intra mural D Softball D Street Hockey Raquetball Speed Soccer Innertube Water Polo D Table Tennis D Volleyball 1 Ultimate Frisbee D Tenni CAMPUS • Intramurals 153 | G{ g) 154 CAMPUS • Intramurals Assoicated Students of the University of California 156 CAMPUS, asuc " We ' re here to serve you " Store profits profit students " " Its your ASUC " These are all claims made by the Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC) And ASUC is a large part of the university It sponsors over 150 student groups, 30 publications, 10 service groups, runs the ASUC store and otters other services such as safety and financial aid ASUC is a significant part of student life ASUC President Bonaparte Liu explains ASUC ' s importance. He says, " In a large, intricate bureaucracy, it is essential to be able to voice concerns to the large, all-powerful body of the administration " ASUC offers this voice However, its effectiveness is debatable ASUC may want change Students may want change Whether or not these two com- bined can bring about change is another issue Liu admits to ASUCs slow results and says that, " In general, change is a very slow process Even so, a lot of requests made by student government, have been made in the past We ve had a ry slow response if a response at all ■ Liu says it is easier to deal with UCB Bfc ation than faculty because the administration can be held accountjfl| actions. The recent demand tor the American Cunufes Requirement is an example a student-initiated movement thai ran into difficulties with the faculty. However, the request pulled through and American Cul- tures will be a requirement be- ginnir e2. T lilhKJent victofy is proof that ASUC can accomplish a lot and that ASUC has come a iway since its beginning in quests maa I a «ery slow iTuRuresR ran ir T CAMPUS, asuc 157 1887 Initially, it was under the supervision of Itie faculty, but in 1900, President Benjamin Ide Wtieeler placed the responsiblity of ttie ASUC on student government Later, in 1905, ASUC was given its present powers and recognized as an independent student gov- ernment by trie Board of Regents Thie publication of ttie Daily Cal. a campus newspaper, was also placed under ASUC in 1900, ctianging from a weekly publication to a daily one In 1926 all other student publicatons were placed under the ASUC The " Pelican " and " Occident " which had been pub- lished by the English Club and the Blue Gold yearbook, an effort of the junior class, all became part of the ASUC at this time In addition, the student store, founded in 1887, became a part of ASUC in 1913 and used to give a 10% discount to students who purchased the ASUC card This card holder policy was abolished in 1922 when the store and student policy combined and consolidated funds 1922 was also the year that all student activities were moved to Stephans Union II wasn ' t until 1963 that ASUC moved to its current location on Bancroft Way Today, ASUC is responsible for more than 180 student groups and 30 publications The store has expanded and, as a result, the budget IS more complex ASUC received two financial setback, one from a 1984 fire that 158 CAMPUS ' Qsuc destroyed parts of the bookstore and ttie other from the loss that it took when a former director mismanaged money As is. ASUC is approximately $200,000 in debt Liu says the finan- cial situation IS getting better and that " within three to five years we should be financially stable ' Liu also attributes some of the debt to shrink- age in the store and admits. " We need to keep better track of things going on in the Association ASUC IS also involved in issues ASUC is currently campaigning for a more diverse faculty by means of changing the process of tenure Rad- ical change in the system is unlikely and would make history, but Liu wishes that the current system be altered So ASUC will keep campaigning and providing services though the goal will change, but as Liu declares, ASUCs " mission is to provide stu- dents with services CAMPUS .Qsuc 159 California The Big " C " on Charter Hill was built on March 1 8, 1 905 by the men of the classes of 1 907 and 1 908, who formed a human chain to relay building materials up the slopes through a heavy rain. The " C " symbolized California spirit. In the past, it was a tradition for freshmen to paint the Big " C " green. The sophomores were irked since it was their job to keep the Big " C " painted gold. On the eve before a Stanford game, the Big " C " was guarded from opponents carrying red paint. . .an all night vigil was kept. Andy Smith Eulogy closes a Big Game Rally. Andrew L. Smith coached the famous football teams of the 1920 ' s, including the " wonder team " which went undefeated one season and outscored its opponents 115-16. His sudden death in 1926 shocked the campus. In 1948, Mel Venter recounted Smith ' s death at the Big Game rally, and GarfT Wilson was asked to prepare a eulogy. The reading of the eulogy at the rally became a tradition. The eulogy em- phasizes the philosophies of clean living and good sports- manship taught by Coach Smith. The fire flickers low and burning candles are held, as the Eulogy brings the rally to a close in the inner shadows of the Greek Theater. Big Game Week and Reunions preceed the playing of the Stanford California football game each November. In the past. Big Game week consisted of the singing of Ca- lifornia songs for a few minutes at the start of each class, spontaneous rallies between classes, and a rally on the night before the game. Garff Wilson wrote, in " Color Them Blue and Gold, " that " a lost tradition was the practice of singing in classes on the Friday before the Big Game and before other important football games. Some- times, the instructor himself would start the singing, sometimes he would call on a student to do it, sometimes it began spontaneously. The singing lasted for five or ten minutes, then the serious business of 160 CAMPUS. Traditions Traditions instruction took over. " This tradition condition for many years, however by the early 1960 ' s it had almost dis- appeared, being upheld by only a few loyal professors. The night before the Big Game continues to be a traditional time for alumni to attend class reunions. Some classes work hard to collect a signifigant sum of money to present as a gift to the Chancellor. This gift supports an academic " chair " . . .meaning, it supports a professor ' s financial needs so that he can continue to " sit " (remain) at the campus. Stanford Axe first appeared at a Stanford-California base- ball game in S.F., April 1 5, 1 899, when the 1 5 " steel blade mounted on a four-foot handle was displayed in the Stanford rooting section to the accompaniment of the taunting axe yell. At the close of the game, irate Califor- nians wrested the axe form its guardians and succeeded in outdistancing the Stanford pursuit. The awkward handle was sawed off in a butcher shop. The blade was wrapped in butcher paper and hidden under a young man ' s over- coat. Stanford enlisted the help of San Francisco po- licemen who guarded the enterances to the ferries, the only transportation across the bay. Our young Califor- nian recognized a young woman friend and peacefully escorted her past the guards, onto the boat. The axe remained in Berkeley for 31 years. For the annual Axe Rally, it was brought from the vaults of the First National Bank in an armored car guarded by the Rally Committee and the freshmen. Stanford ' s recovery attempts were unsuccessful until the evening of April 3, 1930, when 21 Stanford students invaded Berkeley. As the axe was being returned to the bank, one of the Stan- ford men, posing as a newspaper photographer, called for a picture. Flashlight powder was ignited and a tear bomb tossed among the guards, as other of the " 2 1 " grab bed the axe and rushed it to a waiting car. CAMPUS • Traditions 161 In Stanford, the axe remained hidden in a bank vault for three years until cooler heads among the alumni of both institutions, suggested it be made a football trophy to be awarded annually to the winner of the Big Game. Card Stunts between the halves of football games had their beginnings at the Big Game of 1908, when both California and Stanford rooters appeared in white shirts and rooter caps which were one color on the outside and another color on the inside. By reversing the caps, simple designs such as block letters could be produced. At the Big Game of 1914, sets of stiff cards of varying colors cut to a uniform size were supplied to each Ca- lifornia rooter. Through the years, ingenious card stunt committees have evolved elaborate stunts including the traditional " Cal Script " in which a huge " Cal " appears to be written by a great unseen pen, across the rooting section. " Oski " , taken from the " Oski, wow, wow! " cheer, was the name given to the various bear cubs tried out as Berkeley mascots. As the cubs grew larger and more dangerous, the idea of having a live mascot had to be abandoned. At a 1941 freshmen rally, William Rockwell appeared dressed in a padded yellow sweater, blue pants, oversized shoes, large white gloves, and a paper mache head caricaturing a bear. This outfit was adopted for the costume worn by a student, who represents the official Bear mascot. Oski ' s identity is kept strictly secret. Oski will be 50 years old in the fall of 1991. . .Happy Birthday, Oski! Freshmen-Sophomore Brawl was organized in 1907 after the banning of the Charter Hill rush. The rush was a race between freshmen and sophomores to see who could be the first to paint their class numerals on Charter Hill the evening before Charter Day. When the rush was banned because it was becoming too rough, the Big " C " was built to replace the numerals. However, the brawl continued after 1907 in a different form. . .the men of each class dressed in their oldest clothes and met on the athletic fields for push-ball contests, jousting and trying matches, and a tug-of-war.The night before the brawl, Kleeberger Field was watered down so that it would be good and 162 CAMPUS •Traditions muddy for the tug-of-war. Afterwards, there was a contest in which the participants tried to catch a greased pig, not an easy task, especially if you were still muddy from the tug-of-war. The brawl was supervised by members of the Big C Society to prevent undue roughness. The brawl continued through 1968 until it faded out of existence. Rallies on the eve of athletic events began as inter- collegiate competition developed, particularly with Stan- ford, in 1891. In 1903, the Greek Theater became the sight of bonfire rallies. The Axe Rally was the one oc- casion of the year on which the Stanford Axe was taken from its bank vault and shown to the student body. Previous to 1919, the rally was held the night before the Big Game. In 1 9 1 9, it was decided that the rally would be held before the opening of the Stanford California base- ball series. The signifigance of the rally died in 1 930, but a rally before the night of the Big Game remained active. The Big Game Rally is now called the Axe Rally only in those years in which California is in possesion of the axe. Class Structure: For many decades, each class- freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors- had its own organ- ization, held its own meetings, and staged its own ac- tivities. The officers included the traditional President. Vice-President, etc., but in addition, there was always a class yell leader. These class structures no longer exist. The Band: What would the campus be like without the California band which includes the Straw Hat, Concert, and Marching Bands. The Marching Band celebrates its 100th birthday this year. Happy Birthday, Cal Band! The great California band follows its own tradition of playing " Hail to California " before athletic events, and " All Hail " at the end. In the past, students and Cal alumni would stand to sing " All Hail " before leaving the stadium, this is no longer the case. mmati mm: CAMPUS • Traditions 163 Q D I It ' s a joyous sight — eight complete floors of nothing but students, make that, PARENTLESS students, allowed to wreak whatever havoc their hearts desire. That is, as long as the havoc is within human reach and out of the RA ' s line of sight. Heaven, right? 164 PEOPLE • Dorms EAT Do the DCs really serve Grade D meat? SLEEP Some notable phys- icist exist on 4 hours REM sleep. Cal stu- dents manage on 2. PROCRASTINATE Lazy, slothen, pooped out, etc. PLAY VEGGING The potato says: " First I was Mr. Potatohead, then I became a couch potato, now I ' m also your standard free-body potato in engineering analysis. " Maybe not, but many students believe, " You ' re missing out if you don ' t live in a dorm at least once in your life. " After all, how can you profess to have lived a satisfying college life without cramping yourself, two roomates, three beds, three chairs, three closets, one ster- eo, two computers and countless other " necessary " posses- sions into a 10 foot by 20 foot room? Without eating chicken casse- role at week ' s end, a dish that looks suspi- ciously similar to a dish that was served at the beginning of the week? Without meeting your dorm buddies to study, but instead talk about the afterlife? On the other side of the coin, you have that chance to pay an arm and a leg for your own room, or actually, your own cubbyhole. Plus you have the ultimate payoff of a private salle de bain complete with the honor duty and privilege of scrubbing the toilet and mopping the floor. So maybe dorm life isn ' t so bad. You don ' t have to cook; just show up at mealtime and people even serve you You don ' t clean; just re use whatever clothes, shoes and books hap pen to be on the floor a the time you ' re looking So maybe you don ' t to- tally agree with your roommate ' s taste in popular music and politicians (if you call Milli Vanilli and Dan Quayle " taste " ). But, at least you ' re guaranteed three meals a day, all the togetherness you could ever ask for, and two very loud and very early alarm clocks buzz- ing in your ears. -Text by lulie Chin PEOPLE ' Dorms 165 mumm cb iM. Ilkt As the new academic year ushers in, so does the ter- ror of having to live with a perfect stranger. There is an eery sense of anxiety as you enter the monstrosities of cement and steel. " What if questions race through your mind; what if my roommate does not like me, what if 1 get a zit on the first day of school, what if the showers are gross and the food disgusting, what if . . .? As your heart pounds, you open the door to your room, expecting someone or something to jump out at you and suck you in, but the room is empty, so you set your stuff down on one side, making sure not to cross the invisible dividing line. Then you hear the door- knob rattle; you realize Its your roommate entering — the per- son you must spend the next nine months with. As the tension mounts, you try to hide it with an uneasy smile and as the door swings open, you utter the lame words of, " Er . . . hi . . . I ' m, uh, your roommate ... " And thus were the days of the first weeks of school. After the second grueling week of having to crash class es, stand in two hour lines and eat cardboard meals, you finally realize that you are liv ing with an Im perfect Strang er. no longer does the " invisible dividing line " exist Everything is so jumbled to gether that you can hardly separate your own underwear! People are always going in and out of your room, games are being played down the hallway, and shaving cream is all over the bathroom walls. The R.A. s could care less about what is 166 PEOPLE. Dorms going on and the general chaos actually makes you feel at home. Ahh, this is the life! Fio parents, no sib- lings, no nagging . . . who could ask for more? Your professors could, that ' s who! You begin to realize that this kickback lifestyle has its consequences. Staying up till all hours of the night playing Tetris and eating Top Dogs has not been that helpful in class or to your health for that matter. Midterms are in a few days, papers are due in a week, all your friends seemed to keep up even while they goofed around, and your parents are coming to visit during the weekend. You try to get some work done, but your brain is not used to working, so you try getting help. All the tutorials were last week and the earliest opening to see a counselor is in two weeks; by then, you ' ll be dead! And thus, roll around the inevitable all nighters! You have your coffeepot going, the Coke machine pumped and your junkfood stash laid out before you. Your friends are calling you every half hour to make sure you ' re working and to see if you ' re done so you can watch a movie with them. Your roommate in- sists on having music on, and people are bouncing off the walls in the hallway. You begin to think of " if only " statements: if only 1 had done this a week ago, if only my friends would leave me alone, if only I hadn ' t come here, if only . . . there ' s no way out; you have to do the work. At about three in the morning, you begin to freak out. You feel this sudden urge to scream out the window, if not jump out, so you do it. You have this craving to eat all the candy in the vending machines, so you do it. You want to run down the hall and back twenty times, so you do it. You have to finish all your work but just can ' t do it! " The horror, the hor- ror . . . " Suddenly, you realize that your friend ' s sister ' s best friend ' s boyfriend had this class three years ago. You frantically begin play- ing phone tag and find out that his work had been re- cycled (environmental awareness is not always beneficial). You begin think- ing of other ways to get done with the work faster: " If 1 do the chemistry, may- be Joe will trade for the math, and maybe Sarah will swap for the Econ and them Mary will give me Astro be- cause she ' s dingy and . . . " The list goes on. Somehow, through di- vine intervention, you sur- vived that week of . . . well, let ' s just say it was rather unpleasant. You are back into the swing of things, vowing never to fall behind again. But then, there ' s the Big Game, the rallies, the dances, the parties, your club meetings . . . and you start the cycle of slowly los- ing your grip. Some blame it on the rain, others blame it on themselves, but if I were you, I ' d blame it on the dorms. They ' re just too much fiin! PEOPLE. Dorms 167 168 CAMPUS •Col Libs CAMPUS • Col Libs 169 170 CAMPUS -Cal Libs rTA. I recently (verb past) • my grade report from pnumbef) semester(i) ago and ' (Sscovarad to my surptse tttat I did not receive ttie (noun) i was expecting. Instead of getting the (grade) I deserved, I was given • (grade). Thinking beck to your section, I recall some facts which may have been responsible for this unforlunaie (noun) on your part. First d •!. your swstkxi was heW at pm (number between 112) 1 At this hour, I am still partially (state of being). I remember on occasion having placed my _(body pari) on my (body put) to ratax a little bit. to point out that Jnoise) coming (body part) Irommy. -4 ich sounded like snoring. This hes ;o do with my (body part) probably thought I was snoring. I was merely (activrty) kxjdiy CAMPUS • Cal Libs 171 ;AMPUS • UC Growth ' v . cv " • building 760 beds, some of them coed suites. t Also, the project will have a Mexican-American Theme section. In addition to incresed student housing, the University is planning several other major proj- ects. The University may relocate the health faculties at Covi ell Hospital, and replace it with the business school However, suggestions ,j= ' ' .e " ? " cf " ® " made by students to move the busi- ness school to the downtown Shattuck area tor convenience sake, and also to preserve the historical Cowell building , Other changes that may be brought about „ by the LRDP is a decrease in the en- vi- ronment at Berkeley Undergraduate enrollment will be capped at 20,000, a x- e ' ' ' v " o " ' " ' ' K ' decrease of 2,018, while graduate numbers ' PX - ' ' .... " . - ' ,.. . • f AV x v „0° qO V will increase by 900. This reduction is aimed at v. „0 providing better academic and public services to the students, and also reducing the impact of budget cuts. CAMPUS . UC Growth 173 174 CAMPUS -Co-ops It ' s 2 a.m. I ' m heading downstairs in search of tea and a study diversion when I hear crashes and riiiiiiips coming from the main hallway. Oh damn! Is somebody breaking in? Where ' s a house manager when you need one? I peer around the corner to find that its only Justin Erickson, resident boxer and occaisional bouncer, tearing apart an abandoned door. A few well-placed kicks and stomps and that door is only shards of its former glory. We Own It It ' s a typical night in Cloyne Court. The largest of the fourteen houses in the USCA (University Students Cooperative Association), Cloyne sports all the finest co-op amenities: a hot tub which has at times fit over twenty nude Clones (as we call ourselves), sugary chocolaty snack three times a week at 10:30 p.m., big parties every month or so complete with bands, fights, and local disreputables, and enough weirdness to keep even the most stable mind on the edge of sanity and as far from boredom as possible. Or so we like to flatter ourselves. Nearly every house has a story to tell. First there ' s Kingman, up the street from Cloyne, which was the Living Love Center in the ' 70 ' s, and has a finger of Strawberry Creek running alongside it. Then there ' s Casa Zimbabwe (CZ) which is known for its " 99-cent " parties. And we can ' t forget Lothlorien (named after the elf ' s castle in J.R.R. Tolkein s The Lord of the Rings), the mildly cliqueish all-vegetarian house out past fratland. We Run It We do own it, and we most definitely run it. Once you pay room and board, you have a vote in every decision of the system, and you have an active role in your own house. The houses are run by members who are elected by the rest of the house: depending on the size there can be everything from vending machine managers to in-house newspaper ed- itors to house and dinner managers. In exchange for a room -and -board rent that ' s cheaper than you ' ll find anywhere else in Berkeley, each person has to work five hours a week for the house. That might mean cooking, cleaning, being a manager, or even weeding the house garden. Best of all, if your house is big enough, your turn to clean the bathroom only comes up once every few weeks. What better arrangement could there be? — By Lara Vinnard 175 ' B 1 i " — T n 1 f V 1 V I H 3 I ' J - ■ujuciiuin uu uo8uipu ;ip Hudjns d: ' Zi: 178 CAMPUS • FaU Sports CAMPUS • FaU Sports 179 ALL : 180 CAMPUS • FaU Sports IF orUnro A, ¥ ' !fe w - CAMPUS • FaU Sports 181 -J o O We all know that Cat Is a very political school and that protests are a way of life here, but you would think that some things at Cal are beyond politics. For example, you would think that everyone would cheer the fact that the football team had a great season and had recieved Its first Invitation to a Bowl Game In eleven years. However, there were protesters out- side Memorial Stadium during the Big Game, pro- testing the fact that our team was planning on playing In the Copper Bowl in Arizona. Why all the ruckus? Believe it or not, it all began over the location of the Superbowl. During the 1990 state elections, the people of Tuscon, Arizona voted down a bill that would have made Martin Luther King Day a holiday there. This incident probably would have gone unnoticed by the rest of the United States, if It had not been for NFL commissioner Paul Tagllabue. Knowing that the 1993 Superbowl was scheduled to take place at Tuscon, Tagllabue announced that unless Tempe voted for a Martin Luther King holiday, the location of the Superbowl would be changed. His reason for doing this was the fact that the majority of the players in the NFL are black, and to not have a Martin Luther King holiday was a racial insult towards blacks. The controversy around the NFL ' s decision grew and grew until Cal found itself in the center of the controversy. The Cal football team had recieved a bid to go to the Copper Bowl, and since Cal is a very vocal school on mi- nority rights, there was a question as to whether Cal should accept the Invita- tion. There were protests against the team attending the Copper Bowl, and many black rights organ- izations, such as the NAACP urged Cal not to go. On the other hand, many students and play- ers felt that Cal had played a great season and deserved a bowl game. In the end, the football team discussed the Issue among themselves, and decided that they should go. The Chancellor con- firmed their decision. The players attended the Cap- per Bowl wearing black emblems with the Initials MLK on them. Cal soundly beat Wyoming 17-15 after a hair-raising ending, and all controversy was forgotten in the victory celebrations that followed. by Adrian Park •, ' ■?= 182 CAMPUS • FaU Sports Sports CAMPUS • Winter Sports 183 184 CAMPUS • Winter Sports CAMPUS • Winter Sports 185 186 CAMPUS . Winter Sports ••ST 7; " ftiiiiimnni l£lliil«feifc i s;iUii- •- w- • ' •OwjU ' ' ' " u •••t % fcrf V 1 J|.ciU Ji CAMPUS • Winter Sports 187 188 CAMPUS • Spring Sports CAMPUS • Spring Sports J ' 9 I L 190 CAMPUS • Spring Sports CAMPUS • Spring Sports 191 192 CAMPUS • Spring Sports s 194 CAMPUS. Graffiti CAMPUS • Graffiti 195 Housing in Berkeley is something of an oxymoron Unlike many big universilies. UC Berkeley is not yet i guarantee housing to all in incoming freshmen So what s a neophyte Berkeleyite to do ' ' Unless your re luck en ' to get a high number in the dorm lottery or win a place in a co-op or perhaps you re member of Greek organizatt that Is kind enough to let its pledges live in the house, well, my fnend, you may have to look for « community For someone unfamiliar with scouring the housing market, here are a few tips from a war-scarred veteran. TlfvliNG The UC housing booklet advises that you should reserve at least a week for your housing ! NOT!! Reserve at least a month to look tor a place, particularly it you want your own aprtment within walking distan of campus Share rentals — rooms in private homes, shared apartment, rooming houses, — are easier to find arx may take only a week or two to find a suitable situation The best time of year to start is in early f ay when graduatinf students are leaving, but you can look most anytime throughout the summer August is the most competitive tiiTM since classes are starting. DON ' T BE PICKY: This is the most important thing to keep in mind because the more selective you are. the (ew«i options you have f ake a list of what factor you absolutely must require in an apartment or house, and then cut thaf list in half You may want a balcony, covered parking and a furnished apartment, but don t count on it PRICE RANGE: Rooms in private houses range from $200 for |ust the room to $400 including kitchen privileges and utilites. kitchen, bathrooms, etc. One bedroom and studio apartments average at $400 a month depending upor amenities and location Two bedrrom aprtments and houses range from $600-$! 100. Three or more bedroorr houses can start at $900 and go up to $1800 depending upon size. WHERE TO LOOK: Your first resource should be the UC Community Housing Office at the corner of Bowditch anc Haste. Only UC Students have access to these listings The listings are updated daily so make sure to look EVERY DAY — moring is the best time Hours are 9am-4:30pm f onday to Friday f ost are roach infested but you will learn to live with this luxury. They do not give out listings over the phone so make sure to write down your information accurately HOW TO LOOK: Be ruthlessly aggressive!! Its a jungle there, every man for himself Get your listings early and call immediately even if it says evenings only ' or " after 6pm ' . When you call a potential landlord, be polite and brief. Ask for information about the place and ask when he she is showing the apartment and make an appointment. Don ' t[ expect anyone to call you back — call them back because they probably have over 20 people on their lists. When you go to see a place, bring all information that may be pertinent: current and past rental addresses, account numbers, credit card numbers, drivers license, car registration information, and personal referencai (basically carry your whole life with you in your wallet, purse, or backpack). This is necessary because i 196 CAMPUS •Housing indlords ask you to till out an applicaiotn. Basically, they want to see if you ' re a safe credit risk and a good tenant. If ou don ' t fiave this information for yourself, use your parent ' s credit information. You will probably have to have your arents co-sign the lease. After you ve seen the place, thank the person who is showing it and following up with hone call. You might want to make out a tenant resume with all of the necessary information on one sheet(ha,ha). ust make sure that it is clear and concise, like any resume. KNOW THE AREA: A map of Oakland and surrounding cities is the most important investment you can make. You light also get an AC Transit map (write to AC Transit, care of U.R.A.BUS, Oakland. CA94612). Become familiar with le areas you want to live in. Check to see the distance from campus, if there are grocery stores and laundrymals in le area, and parking. Keep in mind that there are many very nice, quiet areas of Oakland (if you have the money to fford them) that students live in Albany, parlicuarly near Solano Ave., is also another drug-infested area where treet gangs run free, but overall it is a wonderful little community with fancy shops and cafes. OTHER PLACES TO LOOK: In the East Bay. there are three mam listing services. These places provide you with pdated listings for a fee (well over your price range). Homefinders at 21 58 University Ave,, features a computerized 4 hr. phone-in service (Call 1 -900-FOR-RENT). Berkely Connection at 2840 College Ave , provides new listing every ay at 3am (the perfect time to beat the crowd to the new listings). Spacefinders at 1798 Shatlack Ave,, publishes 25 refund if you secure a rental from somewhere other than their service. The listings tend to overlap since there is o fee for the landlords (but there should be, to weed out the crap that gets in these listings). Another search method that is very popular is the finder ' s fee. You see the signs all over and the ads fill the Daily :al, ' $200 for a 1 bedroom apt , ' $500 finder s fee These offers produce mixed results Sometimes, landlords do ee the ads and call up the person offering the money. But just as often, the flyers and ads go unnoticed. As a point f information you should know that accepting a finders fee is illegal in Berkeley, but then again so is drugs, sex. and 3ck and roll and everyone still does it As with any venture, be prepared Once you have found the apartment of your dreams, |ump at it, knowing you will robably move within the year House-hunting in Berkeley can be frustrating, but the rewards are worth it When ou ' re sitting in your own living room, kicking back on the couch, which you found next door in the trash (but it will do 3r now), and not worrying about someone telling you to keep your feet off the termite-infested coffee table, you II ppreciate the time and effort spent finding your new home. - Laura Bass CAMPUS • Housing 197 T a e School INDUSTRY Once upon a time, paying for a college education was relatively simple. Today, it ' s not so easy to Finance Your Education. w hen times were simpler, one could count on paying for college by busting a few tables, running miscellaneous errands, pruning a few hedges, getting a job at a summer camp or the parents ' workplace, grovel for the rest from the parents. But with a soft economy and the Bay Area ' s high cost of living, funding an education can be more difficult than the classes themselves. Nonetheless, Berkeley ' s low tuition, even with the 40% increase, and rent controlled housing market do ameliorate the situation. The question is, where does one find the financial aide? Talk to any of the financial aid counselors and they might respond by recommending signing up for a Pell Grant, one or all of the Cal Grants and a Guaranteed Student Loan (GSL). The Grants have the extra added bonus that one does not have to give any of the money back! GSL ' s offer 98 CAMPUS » Financing Ynur FHiirrtfinn Money from scholarships is but one way to create positive cash flow into your checking account. Many students have found that working your way through college may mean big business too. For instance, the cartoon map of Berkeley that is seen in store windows was the idea of a college student, now turned into a million dollar business. The ASUC has a corner reserved in the MLK Jr. Student Union for student entrepeneurs. People ' s Pasta and the popcorn stand are wholly student owned and run. Other student-run services offered on campuses na- tionwide include food delivery servie, wake up calls, bed tuck-in and condom delivery. Perhaps the most famous service is Starv- ing Students, a student-founded and run moving company. En- trepeneurialism is not dead in America! low interest loans to students payable starting 6 months af- ter receiving the intended degree, presumably allowing time to look for a job or loaf around in Europe. In addition to the " free " money offered by the Grants, the Undergraduate Scholarship matches stu- dents academic record to scholarships availible through endowments and gifts to the university. How- ever, this service works only if the student signs up at the office. Matriculation at Cal and a 4.0 gpa do not guar- antee the student a scholar- ship. These scholarships gen- erally appear on the Financial Aid Offer form or, as the writer pleasantly discovered, pop out of nowwhere some- times. The top 100 Freshmen receive a $100 scholarship from the Edward Frank Kraft Endowment — something to think about while mulling over calculus. To qualify for the most fi- nancial aid. . . ► you must have declared yourself financially inde- pendent from your parents for two fiscal years in a row in order to qualify for inde- pendent status. That means, save and file your income tax returns even if you only worked at your corner drug store as a stockboy. Financial aid is available — just find it! CAMPUS • Financing Your Education 199 u Most graduates believe that wtnen you leave Berke- ley, you will depart with skills and knowledge that you will apply directly to your chosen profession. Some- times, this IS the case, John Cooke, a Cal graduate who has been a moot court judge at the University of Maryland as well as having won many awards and clerkships, accredits much of his success to his psychology major John said, " Because of my background in psychology, I have learned how to deal with clients But I chose law after participating in Cal in the Capitol in Washington DC because I saw that lawyers set the policy for society " Darly Dunn, another Cal graduate, found he had been taught at Berkeley, the skills he needed for his pro- fession as a financial supervisor for AT T He claims that It was the skills he learned from his organizational psychology major that helped him pursue an MBA and to perform successfully at his job Similarly, Myra Cren- shaw draws upon her undergraduate training for her present job Her electrical engineering major has al- lowed her to become a Systems Test Engineer, re- sponsible for analysing systems software and unit de- velopment However, many times students enter careers not directly linked to their undergraduate major. They may find that what they are actually doing for a career, is not what they expected to do For example, Ted Williams, class of 1986, became a financial analyst after acquiring an MBA, however, he did not go the traditional business administration route He originallly majored in legal studies, " because it was interesting and gave me nsight into how people think. However, the diversity of the student population had a great impact on my . " success today The people skills I acquired through interacting with people from different backgrounds matured me " Jeanine Lynch, . ■ class of 1987, agrees He said, " I chose genetics because it was A fascinating and because of the oppurtumties to meet people from the health professions " However, she believed that it was her Masters in public health that prepared her for her position in Health Finances in the Office of the President Often you may choose a major, but may not necessarily want to continue in that field It is alright if you do not have a plan traced in cement Ted has some sound advice for this year ' s class " Be aware that graduating from college is jusi the beginning Keep an open mind C H O S E 200 CAMPUS . Major YOUR Layout by Tammy Smith Article by Elizabeth Cooke CAMPUS ' Major 201 202 CAMPUS • Something CAMPUS • Extra 203 204 CAMPUS • Voluntary Acti Become a Member of the " 1000 Points of Light " Club Politicians know it. Professors know it. Parents know it. Employers know it. Student energy is a force to be reckoned with. In recog nition of the strength of this largely untapped reservoir, many groups which rely on volunteers recruit heavily on campus. If the cause is trendy enough (like apartheid was a few years ago, or environmental work is now) organizations have a decent chance of flnding enough students to keep the phones answered and the flyers posted. Other volunteer posts popular with students include those geared toward partictilar majors or future job op- pommities, such as intenuhips or research. One of the most common routes of community involvement for students is assisting at elementary, junior high, and high schools — institutions which students have a great deal of experience with. Depending on the school and the program involved, volunteers may work as assistant teachers, tutors, or group activity leaders. So how do the students who get helped feel? What do they think of these strange, maybe imposing, always older and wiser people who come around every week offering smiles and support? Says Misty Estacio of James Logan High School in Union Gty, " Having college students come is great. It gives us more hope and more faith. We see you guys making it and it gives us the knowledge that we can do the same. We get to see people Uke us doing what we want to do. " Felice Martin agrees that college students give a good impression of institutiotis of higher learning. " It seems that when you are in college, you have a lot more freedom. You have to study a lot more, but at least you get to do what you want. " Does this sound like the kind of influence you ' d like to have on a young, impressionable mind? Finding a way to get involved is no more difficult than calling your local school and asking how you can help. 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The peopi ATMEl, ho make the diffei 208 Advertisement Issues 210 Speaking Out: E Thru D? 216 Tenure 217 A Look at the Press 218 Speaking Out: Animal Rights 219 Speaking Out: Why I Protest 220 WAR 221 Teaching and or Research? 226 Speaking Out: Experimentation Saves 227 Speaking Out: Muiticulturalism 228 Speaking Out: Chemical Substances 229 Things Happen 231 We Did It! 237 ISSUES 209 Issues 210 Speaking Out: E Thru D? 216 Tenure 217 A Look at the Press 218 Speaking Out: Animal Rights 219 Speaking Out: Why I Protest 220 WAR 221 Teaching and or Research? 226 Speaking Out: Experimentation Saves 227 Speaking Out: Multicuituraiism 228 Speaking Out: Chemical Substances 229 Things Happen 231 We Dkl It! 237 ISSUES 209 Painting the Mind T he mind, having received of sense a small beginning of rememberance, runneth on infinitely, remembering all what is to be remembered. Our senses therefore, which stand as it were at the entry of the mind, having received the beginning of anything, and having proffered it to the mind. The motion runneth thorough the whole length of the pike, even to the speares-head ... so does our mind need but a small beginning to the remembrance of the whole matter. — Maximus Tyrius ■ JUST mm. m - ,t»c personal choices WAR RACISM DEMOCRACY HARMONY THINK! ' ' ,iir VI vc ofufe OK ( ' - 212 ISSUES Hiiifi lOAl OIL, ' MEAM SOIL, I A w Vl5C0S(TXe , .Ve rr of Your -iEfvic£ i y yrdu MANIFESTATION ,f i nm INCLINATIONS of INTONATIONS Excellence Through Diversity? Berkeley has a catchy slogan which is excellence though diversity. Yet is diversity the quality of being diverse or differenf True, the University does have a diverse population that represents all ethnic and racial groups. But what does diversity mean in an academic setting What are the students and the faculty here doing to support diversity and extract its positives so that all students may benefit from a multicultural environment? For example, African-Americans sometimes have difficulty asking questions in class. Yet questions are a fundamental part of education, since they imply learning. Socrates taught his students by engaging them In a dialogue. He encouraged them to be Inquisitive. This is known as the Socratic method. The modern education system has built on this method. We all attend discussion sections and lab meetings that are patterned after this method. And how often have we heard a professor expound on the virtues of asking questions in lecture? But if we are not called on In class, what are the implications for our eduction ' ' And why are we hesitant to speak out? It ' s not out of shyness for many of us are outgoing or at least try to be. It is not because we are inarticulate because storytelling and discourse is a part of our culture that reaches far back to the ancient griots of Africa. When I walk into a classroom, I am often one of few African-Americans In the course. A situation that many of us find ourselves In. This is Intimidating to begin with. But what affect does this have on learning? The University prides Itself on diversity However, do the students and faculty value our question? Are our opinions respected ' ' It ' s easy to contend with overt racism When the African Students Association ' s office was trashed we took action When the police used unnecessary force on people at the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity party, speaking they demanded a hearing. And when students could no longer tolerate Professor Vincent Sarltch ' s racist statements that were cloaked as scholarly truths,they protested, and held a debate. Yet how do we deal with the subtle racism? Like being treated as a homogeneous group know as the " Black community, " when there are differences among us. And whenever race is discussed In a class, we are expected to be experts on the subject. Furthermore, how do we combat the veiled Intolerance? As African-Americans we are forced to continually justify our presence at Berkeley. Some good came out of the protest against Sarich. It forced the racist attitudes that he and others shared out of the classroom and into the open. But we need to continue those efforts for change. There should be an increased awareness of the positive aspects of African-American cultures as well as other racial minority groups on campus. One possible solution to the racial problems we face at Berkeley is an American Cultures requirement. All of us could take courses fom the various ethnic studeies departments such as Afro-American, Chicano, Asian, or Latin American studies. By doing this we will gain a better understanding of one another. At the very least we would engage in a dialogue with someone from another background and be forced to confront our own prejudieces. Diversity in Itself Is weak unless we can understand and respect the differences among the students at Berkeley - Elizabeth Cooke This article is one in a senes of many which appears under Ih include student opinions, which are a fundamental part of Cal, in article submilled These articles are oplnkms. Therefore, they I heading ' Speaking Out " The purpose of the ' Speaking Out " column is lo [he Blue i Gold We the Blue S Gold staff have neither altered nor excluded any lo not reflect the views of either the ASUC. University, or BJue S Gold staff 216 ISSUES • Speaking Out R By Julie Chin .ain, rain go away. Come again some other day. " Rain used to be a burden, a pain, and an inconvenience for all of us. Who didn ' t want 365 days of beautiful sunshine and warm temperatures? Who didn ' t want to sunbathe on the west side of Wheeler, the steps on Sproul Hall, or any patch of grass on or off campus? But, no rain during the supposed " wettest " months of the year? This was getting ridiculous. Granted, get- ting drenched and walking around in wet jeans for four hours is not the most pleasant experience, but at least we had the experience. At least we had RAIN . . . While the world concentrated on the Persian Gulf War, Ca- lifornia, and more specifically, the Bay Area, was also pre- occupied with a crisis of its own — the drought. 1991 marked the fifth year of California ' s most devastating drought. 1 977 was the last time that Californians faced a similar water crisis. Between October and February, a cumulative five inches of rain felt, compared to an average of 28 inches for the same time period. With the state ' s rainfall and snowfall level 75 percent below normal, people and the environment of California were dramatically affected by the drought, and the repercussions were felt statewide. Due to the lack of rain during the past four years, and more importantly, the past winter, most of the state ' s resevoirs had Five Years of Thirst less than one-third of their normal levels of water; at the very best, some were near half-full. As a result, many California residents faced extensive water rationing plans. For the first time since the 1977 drought, Los Angeles implemented a ten percent cutback plan. Santa Barbara cut water usage by 45 percent. Some of the most drastic rationing came in the Bay Area. Residents in the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) faced a mandatory 25 percent cut, while Marin County residents faced a 50 percent cut, which limited users to 50 gallons of water per day — not much when you consider that flushing a toilet uses between seven and nine gallons of water. Not only did human beings suffer, but the California environment suffered as well. The lack of water weakened thousands of trees, and according to one statistic, enough trees died over the past two years to build one million large three-bedroom houses. The drought also devasted the salmon and striped bass populations. While storms in March showered California with twice the amount of rain and snow as is normal for the month, the resultant precipitation did little to ease the effects of the drought. In fact, it would have taken 20 similar storms to solve the state ' s five-year-old water crisis. The rain brought the year ' s rainfall levels closer to normal, but did little to fill the reservoirs: it was no more than a " drop in the bucket. " Voicing the sentiments of residents and water officials, Ida McClendon, an EBMUD Public Information Representative, stated, " We ' re starting so far behind that it ' s hard to catch up. " Rather than waiting for a massive downpour, California resorted to more realistic solutions to the water shortage. Many counties, such as EBMUD, started extensive conservation programs, which included distributing conservation kits and advertising conservation information. San Francisco purchased water from Placer and Stanlislaus counties. Others, including Santa Barbara and Marin, researched the construction of desalination or recyling plants, but only as a last resort since both were extremely expensive processes. With the rain season ending with no substantial rain, it seemed that the drought would continue. Conservation seems to be the only practical solution to the problem. That and maybe some rain dancing . . . ISSUES •Drought 217 FREEDOM OF THE PRESS ' 91 If McCarthy could see us now! by Andy Dong Curators o1 Cincinaltis Metropolitan Museum of Art were arrested for displaying Robert Mapplethorpes fiomoerotic. so-called pornographic photography Galvanized by this, Senator Jesse Helms (R- N Carolina) spearheaded a movement to place restnctions on funds to artists funded by the National Endowment for the Arts so that the public would not have to pay fof " indecent " art- Public officials were not the only persons passing ji acceptable modes of expression Loyal watchers of " Saturday Night Uve Bguesl appearance of comedian Andrew Dice Clay Singer aclivist Sinead O R ref fc perform on the show with Clay hosting, and SNL regular, Nora Dunn, aliol eti " i ' Cs cited that Clay ' s anti Semetic, misogynistic, and demeaning iuana of humor diBITid not be tolerated, i.e. censored A jury in Florida labeled the musical i rics of rap gr ' AHj 3 Li»e Crew ' s " As fvlasty as They Wanna Be " as prurient and without artistic merit. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and ScietX»S finally released the NC-17 rating in response to the growing furor by film makers that their controversial works received unfairty X ratings What ties these events togattier !a.1jlbr|Mflnatlng of a steady reversal to a McCarthyistic era. an era during which citizens WB(»fld|HSi " USly induced into thinking, speaking, and acting " correctly " for fear of reprieat. ta ypHhservative and Litjeral groups alike play a tug-of-war with the thoughts of OtiienaaoiBia ' tie nation Unfortunately, BeilMtey Is nothinune from this trend Berkeley pressures its inhabitants to think and act in " politically correct " ways more than any other cities True, many " PC " actions are indisputably positive Eating dolphin-safe tuna, recycling and precycling, not buying elephant ivory, and cutting down on the iMage of noil lB(egradable plastics and household chemicals certainly qualify as positive actions However, other issues are not so envmcing. Often. Have countermanded each other on issues that are neither entirely clear nor understood Worse, these groups label each other ' j bt. S K etc simply by what they believe on certain controvensal issues For example, some Berkeley groups recently censured tha B s. They cite the aerial spraying of pesticides while migrant Mexican and Central American workers pick grapes as a blatant violation af1 iuMH§hts. They also cite the government ' s refusal to regulate this misuse of pesticides as tacit racism However, many critics point to the fact that the Giape Boycott seems to be more of an attempt to cripple the grape growers lor not allowing the United Farm Workers to unionize the migrant workers. In any case, try eating a vine of grapes on campus and note the reaction. How has eating grapes become such a political faux pas when the issue is hardly cfatitled? The environment has become the issue of the " 908. In 1990, OBtifornians placed Proposition 128, known as " Big Green " , on the ballot It seemed that anyone who opposed this measure was labeled an eoiMlBvastator, anti-environment, or worse Unarguably, Prop 128 had noble goals, but it also unarguably contained what many envftonmenlai experts believed to be a ventable quagmire of technical impossibilities and Nonetheless, Prop 128 opponents v»ere derided, and proponents called wasteful liberals People have become obsessed wHft criticizing other people rather than their thoughts It seems that Uiey are more interested in getting the last word rather than ameliorating the Eiluatlon. Even in Berkeley, the mecca of free thought, one often cannot voice minority opinions, especially conservative ones withoul some form of physical repnsal or name-calling at the least (See our article or Professor Sanch ) Some peopl e wW bu y fur goa fs, others will Imd that repulsive Some t)elieve that nd Hg E Blan coffee hurts the citizens more than the governme M Some ask for plastic bags at Safeway rather than pai HRimenlalists bring a reusable cloth bag) But name-calling iDet BB Iing schools of thought will only serve to polarize opponents and not bring intelligent humans to solution-making Remember that, the next time someone argues against affirmative action You cannot automatically assume that he she is a racist Perhaps It IS the person who labels one a racist that is " racist " , racist thai is against a person based upon thoughts rather than color or ethnicity. And any racism is still intolerable CLEARED BY PENTAGON, CLEARED BY IRAQI MIUTARY, CLEARED BY ISRALI GOVERNMENT. CLEARED BY SAUDI CENSORS These captions are lamiliar to all who watched or read the news an y time throughout the Gulf War Military censors from every country in- volved, including our own US Pentagon, severely restricted the infor- mation and statistics that could be reported Furthermore, censors limited media access to battlefields and soliders through a " pool " system where the same pictures and information were given to all the US lournalisls and networks Critics in the US derided the pool system from day one Media watchdog groups, such as fslew York tased FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting), claimed that the government restricted the media to another " TV war " like Vietnam With few pictures of Iraqi civilian casu- alties, American audiences would feel less sympathetic to the victims and would be more likely to support the on-going war Pentagon spokespeople maintained that censorship was necessary to protect the lives of US service men and women by not revealing kx:alion of troops and projected targets All of the major televison neUvorks and newspapers willingly complied with the imposed limitations - Laura Bass 218 ISSUES • Censorship Thank Goodness for Animal Research An angry crowd barricaded by police tape yelled, shook their fists and held up signs protesting animal research. A photo of this scene was run as an advertisement by the Foundation for Biomedical Research, and the large bold caption read: " Thanks to animal research, they ' ll be able to protest 20.8 years longer. IVIost of us probably are not aware just how much animal research has affected our lives. Our ideas about laboratory animals seem to come from animal activists, who inundate the media with their accounts of intentionally cruel mistreatement of animals to stir up public outrage. Despite radical changes in research facilities, the scientists conducting the experiments have yet to make their voices heard about the positive improvements. In any case, research will continue and the public has a right to know what exactly are the benefits. Almost every major medical breakthrough in this century has its roots in animal experimentation. Thanks to animal research, humans now have vaccines for a wide range of diseases that once proved to be crippling or fatal: polio, small pox, rubella, tetanus and whooping cough, among others. For those illnesses that cannot be prevented with vaccines, animal experimentation has provided doctors with new avenues of medical treatment. Eighty percent of once fatal congenital heart defects are now curable. Surgical procedures that once would have been thought of as impossible as man walking on the moon are becoming increasingly common, t any thousands of Americans have had skin grafts, organ transplants and reattached severed limbs. Even medication that everyone I takes for granted — aspirin, antibiotics, sedatives — all were tested for safety and efficacy in animal experiments. | The benefits of animal research to humans are countles s and priceless. Not only have humans benefited from animal experimentation, animals have also. Diseases like anthrax and speaking cholera that used to kill herds of farm animals are now preventable with vaccines. For those of us owning pets, we can be gratlul for vaccines against rabies, distemper, parvo, inflectious hepatitus and lyme disease. We can also appreciate the advances made in medical treatments against deadly killers like cancer Chemotherapy was developed using animal subjects; it can now be used to help our pets. For endangered species, reproductive technologies such as embryo transplantation are now proving to be helpful in raising the numbers of these rare animals. Both domestic and wild animals are now able to lead healthier and longer lives due to animal research. The next time you encounter animal activists condemning the research going on in the laboratories at U.C. Berkeley, think twice as to how you have benefitted. Remember — thanks to animal experimentation, you ' ll now have 20.8 years more to ponder. ■ Carol Norris Founder, Cal Pre-Veterinary Society U.C. Berkeley IIS anicle is one in a senes o( many which appears under the heading " Speaking Out " The purpose of the " Speaking Out " column is lo dude student opinions, which are a (undamenlal part of Cal. in the Blue Gold We the Blue Gold staH have neither altered nor excluded any licle submitted These articles are opinlona. Therefore, they do not reflect the views of either the ASUC, University, w Blue Gold staff ISSUES • Speaking Out 219 Why do I protest? Though I ' ve never considered myself a flag waver, I have always believed that America Is truly a land of freedom and democracy All my life I ' ve been proud that no matter who was in the White House or however much violence and poverty there was in the streets, the purity and sanctity of the Constitution of the United States would prevail. We are the government of the people, by the people, and for the people. I ' ve always thought this was inviolable. Until now. I am not proud of what my country is doing. I do not support George Bush ' s New World Order. This has ceased to be the America I knew and loved. My tax dollars and my fellow citizens are being used in an all out attack on another nation for incredibly dubious reasons. What happened to the America that solved conflicts though diplomacy and negotiations? What happened to the America that used miitary force only to defend our homelands? I feel that we have strayed greviously from the founding principles of this country. This is why I protest. Freedom of speech is at the core of the American soul, and it is only through this and the freedom of assembly that we can hopefully put America back on track. Protesting, and my Constitutinal right to do so, is the only thing that makes me speaking feel like a real American right now. President Bush acts lil e he has a mandate from Congress and the people, but in reality the nation was split 50 50 on the use of force Hundreds and thousands of people nationwide are participating in vigils, rallies, and marches to tell our elected leaders that we do not agree with their idea of America. We are not the world police. We are a member of the world community, and we should cooperate and talk with other nations, not bully and beat them into submission to our economic and political desires My vision of America may sound idealistic, but Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were idealists too. They yearned for a place where they would be at liberty to say, do, and think what their hearts and minds believed even if it was radically different form their countrymen. They presen ered and made those dreams of a land of freedom true. Yes, you may say I ' m a dreamer, but I ' m not the only one. I hope someday you ' ll join us, and the world will be as one. This article Is one In a series ol many which appears under the heading Speaking Out " The purpose ot the Speaking Out ' column is lo include student opinions, which are a fundamental part ot Gal, in the Blue Gold We the Blue 4 Gold stall have neither altered nor excluded any article submitted These articles are oplnlona. Therefore, they do not reflect the views of either the ASUC, University, or Blue d Gold staff 220 ISSUES • Speaking Out ISSUES ' War 221 ■Ifaq invades Kuwail August 2, 1990 Defense Secretary, Dick Cheney and King Fahd o1 Saudi Arabia negotiate US troop and warplane deloymeni in Saudi Arabia, August 3, 1990 U.S. asks the United Nations Security Council to approve a worldwide economic boycott of Iraq August?. 1990 Operation Desert Shield t egins. Busti orders 200.000 US troops into Saudi Arabia ■The UN quickly approves a trade embargo on Iraq 222 ISSUES . War •The number of US troops In the Persian Guld region continues to mount through the next five months -Congress authorizes military action with a narrow 52% majority January 10, 1991 November 29, 1990 -The United Nations Security Council resolves that " all necessary means " may be used to remove Iraq from Kuwait after January 15. 1991 by Adrian Park M t 2 a.m. on January 15, Saddam Hxissein or- dered Iraqi forces to invaded Kuwait. Within a few days, Kuwait was firmly under Iraq ' s domination. The world was completely taken by surprise. Many foreigners found themselves suddenly trapped in Kuwait, many of whom were arrested by Iraqi sol- diers. Tales began coming out of Kuwait of Iraqi atrocities and looting. Policymakers in Washington began to fear that Saddam Hussein was plarming on invading Saudia Arabia too. Satellite photos only confirmed these fears. President Bush told Saudi Arabia ' s leader King Fahd that he was willing to send American troops into Saudia Arabia to help protect it in the event of an Iraqi invasion. After some hesitation, King Fahd agreed. In what became known as Operation Desert Shield, President Bush ordered 125,000 troops to Saudia Arabia. A hostage situation developed when Saddam stopped releasing foreigners trapped in Kuwait, and stories began to emerge that he was placing foreigners at key military sites to dissuade American bombing. On the homefront, people opposed to an American mUtary presence in the Middle East began protesting. All across the United States, demonstrations broke out urging Bush to avoid another Vietnam. As the American build-up continued, a stalemate began. Iraqi forces in Kuwait began to dig-in and set up defensive fortifications. A war of words between Saddam Hussein and George Bush developed. Bush began forming an alliance of nations opposed to Saddam. He managed to convince the United Nations to officially condemn Iraq ' s actions and to impose economic sanctions on Iraq. In addition, January 15th was set up as a deadline for Iraq to pull out of Kuwait, and if Iraq failed to heed the deadline, all nations were permitted to use force to liberate Kuwait. As the deadline loomed closer. Bush agreed to send Secretary of State James Baker to Baghdad, and he invited Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz to Washington. In response, Sadd am freed all foreign hostages trapped in Iraq. However, neither of these meetings achieved any further results. With about a week left before the January 15th deadline. Congress approved the use of force against Iraq. Last minute attempts at diplomacy by France ' s President Mitterand and by the head of the United Nations also met with failure. At 4:27 on January 17th, U.S. and Allied airplanes began attacking Iraqi positions. Operation Desert Storm had begun. For the next few days, the television stations broadcast nothing but coverage of the war. Initial January IS, 1991 -UN deadline for Iraqi withdrawal ISSUES . War 223 ■Iraq ' s first retallallon Is a series ol SCUD missies fired al Israel. Israel refrains from becoming involved. The US conlribules Patriot antimissle launchers to defend Israel cities. 19. 1991 Eleven US Marines are killed in action by " friendly lire " near Umr Hu|ul This IS the largest number of US casualties from a single combat incident February 11, 1991 16, 1991 At 4 pm PST. Operation Desert Storm begins Massive aerial bombardments of Iraq achieving air superiority within 48 hours. January 25, 1991 •Saddam Hussein causes a massive oil spill from Kuwaiti refineries Into the Persian Gulf to hamper a coastal assault of Kuwait repiorts were euphoiic, Iraq had been caught com- pletely off guard. In the first twenty-four hours, the majority of key military sights were attacked and destroyed. However, the euphoria died down after the first losses. Regular television programing con- tinued as the bombing became routine, however American losses were still amazingly Lght. There was little Iraqi response at the ouset of the war, however, this changed when Iraq began launching Scud missies into Israel. For several days, there was a fear that Israel would attack Iraq in re- taUcrtion, which might have caused the Arab Na- tions to join with Iraq. However, the Israelis showed great restraint and did not respond to the missle attacks. After several weeks of non-stop bombing, the war heated up. Several divisions of Iraqi armored divisions attacked forces in Saudi Arabia, man- aging to capture the border town of Kaf jee. Within a 224 ISSUES • War -Saddam Hussein announces plans to withdraw from Kuwait US and iraqi negotiate a cease-fire. Tfie US stations troops 40 miles into Iraq and fhrougfiout Kuwait February 25, 1991 Permanent ceasefire agreement reacfied Iraq yeilds to all terms. April 12, 1991 February 23, 1991 •Tfie 100 hour ground war begins. Combat is brief. Thousands of Iraqi soldiers surrender. Many are hungary and worned out. March Civil war errupts In Iraq. The northern Kurdish rebellion evenually falls. Hundreds of thousands of Kurd refugies mass along the Turkish border. day, these forces were completely routed with ap- palling losses among the Iraqis. Despite the pun- ishment they were taking, Iraqi forces still refused to leave Kuwait, a ground war became inevitable. On Febuary 23, American and Allied forces en- tered Kuwait. The main thrusts were into Southern Iraq which prevented Iraqi forces from retreating. A diversionary thrust was made into Southern Ku- wait. Iraqi forces were completely overrun. The only thing that slowed the Allied forces down was the thousands of Iraqi soldiers who were trying to surrender. Iraqi forces trying to flee were ruthlessly decimated by air and land forces. Kuwait was liberated within 100 hours with less than 20 U.S. soldiers lost. As a final gesture of respect, the U.S. allowed Kuwaiti forces to lead the way into Kuwait City. The war was over! On the Eve of War Draft Counseling Sought In Sharp contrast to the jubilant Condom Carnival going on on the steps of Sproul hall, a goup of protestors in pseudo-military garb protests the draft at Sather Gate Handing out mock draft cards, chanting through a megaphone, and hassling passing students to ■give up their lives for oil, " the group is small but vocal Their mock- draft spurs anger in some bystanders, but for many it drives home the very real fears of war Eddie, 21, counselor at the Berkeley Draft and Registration Coun- seling Center spoke only 48 hours before the ground war began, " Our ]0b IS to let people know how the draft works, what their options are, that they have options We help people work through their fears " Although a formal draft has not existed since Vietnam, the United States never dismantled its Selective Service System " II the ground war lasts over si x months, there will definitely be a draft, " Eddie said. " There are over a million reservists right now that would go before a draft was called, but most reserves are not fit for combat — they were never trained The infantrymen in Saudi Arabia are going to start coming home in body bags, and you ve got to have someone to replace them Politicians say the war won ' t last that long, but that ' s what they said about Vietnam, too Who can say ' ' " In a draft, the SSS would assign lottery numbers to each day of the year for each age group of men from age 18 through 25 The age 20 group, for example, consists of all men who are or will turn 20 in the calendar year the draft was called; if the draft starts in 1991, the group would encompass all men born in 1971 Essentially, the lottery Is a shuffling of the days of the year with each day assigned a randon number. The SSS would then send notices to men born on day number 1, starting with the age 20 selection group, expecting 2 3 of Its draftees to receive postponements, deferments, or exemptions. One major difference in this war is that the SSS no longer grants student deferments Deferments were banned at the end of Vietnam because many people thought they were unfair, discriminating against the poor and minonties who could not afford to go to college. All this can be very frightening to young men m the first age selection groups " When you ' re a teenager you feel invincible, " Eddie said " Then all of a sudden you have these anxieties and respon- siblities thrust upon you " Nearly 1000 students turned out at a draft counseling session February 12, in Zellerbach Hall to express their concerns and get answers The counselors at the Berkeley Center are committed to finding alternatives to war. " Anything can be negotiated — war isn ' t nec- essary We ' re all humans You can always talk, " Eddie said However, despite the dangers, many students still support the war. At a draft counseling session in the Unit III dorms, Mike, in the 20-year- old age group, was angered by the Draft Center ' s stance that as many people as possible should try for deferments " I asked them a question about wheri I go, not if, and they didnt know the answer. I ' m perfectly willing to sen e my country in any way I ' m asked, " he said. Despite these varying viewpoints, the fear of a draft still affected many people regardless of their particular opinion of the gulf war And for some the Berkeley Draft Center did provide answers which put them at ease by Jenl Temstrom ISSUES . War 225 eacHM es fcLr Id hurft V, ■ she .has madeal s, expenments, anfl ll the humanities, tfl more detajjed works I i of ajgToiett6r time. Pl%, hi :pii)pen8 (lon and prestige as pack bumejp raduate sen discussion ' :e ifl|IBr " professors ofte ' rest ergrads if you want a professor to pa attentin to you before private funding don ' t need to pump important rese; But there is an up-side to attending a big school ' incredibly valuable research from cutting edge schol 1930 ' s, UC Berkeley scientists commandeered the creating the first cyclotron by Ernest Lawrence the first elements heavier than uranium. Yes, ladies and genflei discovered right here at Cal. The faculty currently i clu( pmmunity: Does un : [profession In order • ant contrib allofwh, bl side or i iumal and 1 le is expect I id with ten I |tend to rei jple who a : Taduate sti ay to Ae so many houri eb y gpts the short end of I j ny private school. Sr. Pl e ' cScnmunity to ensure its pn Rrh is constantly pursured. Cal prodiui-. -onu ' ire tVltij;ih best and brightest in their fields. In the g tKTOiiijp nuclear physics, chemistry, and biology, an polVp vaccine, and the discovery of all the artificial those last couple of lines in the Periodic Chart were 10 NobjgJ, laureates, over 96 members of the National Academy of Sciences (among them our newr chancellor Tien), and more Guggenhiem Fellows than you can shake a stick at. And that ain ' t half of it. Due to th j stroixgitradition ol scientific and philosophical inquiry, UC Berkeley has earned a reputation for exce llence that rivals Ifie old guard pnvate. universities. Only at Cal can you hear about newly discovered quasars from Alexi Filip nlt ' 6 in his introductory Afro 10 course, or listen to a lecture about the homosexual implications of American football from world reknown JSjI onH, Alan Dundes. Many professors th their standard coursework to get aJKHior how to refine their idea-- ir ! ' . ' II teachinjg-onented college, you won necc-sanlN lind Iho . ' m s teaching image as well. The nisti, isha ]jtogjjr«iW«-ha» «(H ' flflni n more than 40 djiferent partii ts .]|d rec9pnP|| M«MM|a|M|y(M| P relations, involvement in college and univeristy projects, and outstaHDing teai h • ' mm . . . definitely a give and take situation A research institution must continue to ( must never loose touch with the undergraduat students who support it. Up linuted office hours is the priae m)p, as undergrMs, must p«( M.our presHgious elsewhere, but why? 226 ISSUES • Toacl infuse their newest theories ' M MHv joc I A yma 1 1 lat s f L ' ducation. We could ha Free the Animals Every year here on the Berkeley campus over 80,000 animals are used by researchers in the name of science. Millions of dollars are spent in this cruel and useless area Berkeley Students for Animal Liberation stands opposed to this institution for three chief reasons. These three reasons are the arguments of morality, scientific need, and allocation. Our group stands on the belief that human beings have no right to inflict torture on animals. As conscious life, animals have certain rights that society cannot deny. One of these rights is to be free from the cruelty of medical experimentation Vivisection as practised today Is a cruel and horrid institution Despite claims to the contrary, great sufferring does occur. The animals are kept in terrible conditions, they are subjected to immensely painful experiments, and lead horrid lives. Even is such experiements did any good, our group would still oppose them We believe that the institution of vivisection itself is morally wrong The second reason we oppose vivsection is that it is bad science. Take Steven Breedlove ' s experiments with rats Breedlove injects testosterone into female rats to see whether they will develop penile nerves similar to those in male rats. Or Richard Van Sluyters who sutures shut the eyes of kittens and then reopens them and experiements on their vision Both of these experiments have no practical application, yet year after year these researchers receive large grants for these experiments. Animal research is obsolete. Already there are more effective alternatives that are much better means of developing medicine, such as cell cultures, protozoan studies, and organ cultures to name a few Finally, we believe that animal research is a complete waste of money that could better serve human health if invested in prevention and medical services for the poor Each year millions of dollars go into the research coffers. s Pii.a 9 while our country still lacks a decent health care system. This wasted money would be much more effective if placed in health care or social services Also education about how to prevent diseases is the best way to improve human health. Yet rather than support such campaigns, medical grant money goes into animal research with no use for the general public We believe that this is ludicrous. Our group has taken several actions to protest animal research on campus. Over 500 people attended a demonstration on April 24 protesting the institution of vivisection. In the Fall semester, an overnight vigil was held in which students placed themselves in research equipment to Illustrate the plight of animals on campus. Also our group IS dedicated to educating the public about the realities of vivisection and its useless position in a civilized society. BSAL also stands against the institution of factory farming Farm animals such as cows, chickens, and pigs are kept in horrible conditions. We oppose this treatment and wish to see it ended We always espouse vegetarianism for moral, environmental, and health reasons. If you are unaware of these issues. Diet for a New America by John Robbins clearly delineates the reasons for trying a vegetanan or vegan (no eggs or dairy) diet If you would like to find out more, get in touch with us and come to our meetings. We would love to have help in our struggle to end human injustice to animals. ■ Berkeley Students tor Animal Liberation iis article IS one m a series o( many which appears under the heading Speaking Out ' The purpose o( the " Speaking Out column i ncludesludentopinions. which are a fundamental part of Cal. in the S ue A Go d We the Sfue S Gofd stall have neither altered nm ' ■ i ' ' ■ article submitted These articles are opinions. Therefore, they do not rellecl the views ol either the ASUC. University, or Blur ■. ISSUES • Speaking Out 227 Multiculturalism In my two years al Berkeley. I have come lo nolice trial race and elhnicity are a dedmng feature ol the university, (torn campus programs 1o controversial campus issues PC . ' Affirmative action, faculty diversity. Prof Sanch, figfitmg v»ords policy, campus racial balkanization Many students claim the only way to ensure equal rights and a valid education lor minority students, in the lace ol p ower1ul white male institutional opposition, is lorcible university and student action to empower the minority ethnic groups and challenge the old (Western) institulions and traditions more minority students and laculty (commensurate to their percentage ol the population ol CA), mainstream and political action minority ethnic gorups lo organize their people and voice their concerns, revised curriculums lo relied their experiences and perspectives (e g American Cultures Requirement), and lorcibly banning students and laculty Irom not only acting but saying and teaching racist things Opponents charge that these actions are themselves racist, and, by using race as the delmmg category, lead to the racial balkanization ol the campus Traditional Westerm freedoms (e g Ireedom ol speech, academic Ireedom) and the very nature and quality ol the university are also threatened As an Asian-American and concerned Berkeley student, I conless conflicting feelings about the situation I appreciate that the programs ol " mullicultunsm, despite their Haws, have lostered a generally race tolerant, multicultural, academically diverse community When I lirsi immigrated lo this country, many ol my peers, especially in Junior High, taunted me lor my physical features (e g hey. slanted eyes ' ), and dared me to fights (which I lost more than won) In contrast, I can walk through the Berkeley campus without the psychologically devastating sense ol fear of harassment, hatred, and resentment ol others Faculty and students accept me and make me leel proud ol what I am Korean clubs and classes allow me lo learn and experience my native culture, along with providing good and loving Iriends Whether or not affirmative action is ethical, I feel benefitted by the strong racial (along with religious, sexual, regional and whatnot) diversity ol Berkeley I not only made good interracial Iriends, but I learned a lot Irom the fresh perspectives and experiences of those with diMerenl backgrounds than my own Contrary lo conservative (e g Daily Cal columnist Max Bool) cries ol racial balkanization and progressive charges ol continued white institutional racism, racial interaction, on the whole, is alive and quite well Although I often disagree with them, minority oriented classes and perspectives, such as Harry Edwards Sociology 3 class and Asian- American studies, complement the intellectual diversity of Berkeley It is important and intellectually stimulating to critique established traditions and ideas, whether in the classroom or Sproul Cal is the ultimate educational market, where a whole array ol viewpoints and learning is displayed lor the discriminating consumer (student) However, the benefits of multiculturism doesn t excuse the excesses ol some ol its proponents I am shocked and disturbed with the Babbitl- like Ideological conformity, self rightousness. and narrow-minded view of many student groups, leaders, and their laculty allies I don I believe racial diversity requires the sacrifice of intellectual diversity. Yet •Politically Correct ' proponents act lo squelch, sometimes successfully, ideas and actions divergeni from their own. Such pre mature adolescent actions, e g storming Professor Sarich ' s Anthro lecture, repress freedom of expression and alienate substantial sectors of the student body I (and probably most minority students) condemn infringements upon Si reasonable academic freedom Bess Dolmo and her associates in the Sanch break -in deserve to be suspended Irom school Mullicultural revisionists need to be more realistic in their critiques ol Western culture, despite its flaws Western ideas and civilization are triumph in the world today U C Berkeley is basically (and rightlully so) a Western institution Instead of narrow mindedly condemning Western culture and extolling ones own. activists should note the bnlliances and Haws ol both. In our push for mullicultunsm. I feel thai the university and student leaders are leaving out Euro American students. Not only do they and their heritage bear the brunt of rhetorical attacks Irom p c leaders, " white " students, now a campus minority, are left without a visible identity ol role Minority students and institutions should show a more warmer attitude and encourage members ol all ethnic groups, including Euro- Americans, to )0in Ihem. Asian Business Association is a good example of a non exclusionary club Euro-Americans righ t lo speak out on race-sensitive issues (e g affirmative action) should not be dismissed bul consisdered jusl as valid as a person ol color Euro-Americans might want to form their own cultural institutions, the formation of cultural interest groups (e g Irish-American culture club) and classes (e g Italian American history) would not only be tun. bul enlightening to Ihem and other students as well Although our campus is lar Irom being racially balkanized. I feel thai interaction between dillerenl goups can take much improvement I see many students segregating themselves and many clubs do tend to act exclusionary at limes But Diversity by ilsell is meaningless unless there s a continuing process of interaction and learning from each other There are several ways to go about this 1) get nd ol the attitude that racial segreation is natural and you can 1 do anything about it ' 2) Improve existing programs (With a little push from the ASUC senate which lunds them), clubs hosting culture night can go to dillerenl classrooms and groups encourageing ALL students to come and share their heritage (I did it for Korean Culture Night and I gol a good response I especially want to see more AIro Americans ) 3) Promote events that tying people together (Expand I House s annual multicultual lair into Sproul to include ALL culture and language groups All students can and should be a pari ol Ihe great Berkeley amalgamation, where each student can take pride m his or her interest and background, bul also learn from, respect, and appreicate those of others — With everytx dy tieing enriched in the process We are supposedly the lulure leaders ol our increasingly multicultural society II we can I make this diversity lully work al Cal. it probably can I work anywhere else Lets make it work •Joseph Yo 228 ISSUES • Speaking Out The Drug War and Legalization The drug war exists as an economic blackhole, achieving nothing but growing numbers of prisons and inmates Our nation suffers more from the effects of the drug war than from the drugs themselves At the currtent pattern of solving this drug problem, our government merely loses focus on why the drug problems exists in the first place The problem does not exist within these mind-altering substances themselves The problem exists within the effects of the black market and the drug war itself Basically, kids m inner-city USA would not deal drugs if our government gave a real solution to poverty Of course, our government does try to give equal opportunity employment The most active form of employment within any system in the United States exists in the military George Bush himself called the armed forces the greatest equal opportunity employer ' So George gives inner-city youth two answers to survival, put on a uniform and kill or get killed for your country, or join a gang to undercut the system, explore free enterprise in illegal substances, since the cops will beat you to a pulp any way, might as well give them a reason and make lax free dollars along the way, surviving above the poverty line. The poor of this nation suffer from the drug war in indirect manners as well While politicians blame the debt of this nation as grounds for cutting social sen ices, prison building and law enforcement spending escalate A major percentage of current inmates in the state of California, and other parts of this nation as well, serve time for drug charges alone, while most of the others serve time for drug war related sentences. As our government focuses all of its cures for domestic problems on law enforcement, funding for health services and education suffer. Plenty of funds for education and health services exist in the law enf orcement budget Furthermore, sixty one percent of our tax dollars goes to the military Now, our government begins to use military forces to cure " the plague of mind-altenng substances within this country, as well as outside of national borders I fool myself to believe that the drug war shows the governments concern for my health Through subsidies of the meat and dairy industry, subsidies of the alcohol industry, and subsidies of the tobacco industry, the government encourages the destruction of my environmental health as well as my physical health No, I do not believe drug use m the work place will escalate upon legalization Currently, many corporations experiment with programs to cure alcohol and tobacco addiction with their employees When an employee admits to having a drug problem with legal substances, his her employer may grant him her leave so as to cure the problem if that same employee came out of the closet with an addiction to an illegal substance, s he would most likely lose the job Beyond the economic benefits acquired from less drug war spending, the United States has the greatest potential of reviving the economy within Its own borders The primary agricultural crop of the United States up until the twentieth century was hemp, better know as marijuana, or the devil ' s weed Hemp served as the primary source of clothing, paper, rope, canvas (actually canvas is the Dutch version of cannabis), paint -1 lii ' 9 and commn therapeutic uses Hemp even has the potential as an annually renewable resource for fuel, replacing our dependence on foreign countries Furthermore, hemp exudes no sulfur and consumes all carbon dioxide, wiping out acid ram and controlling the greenhouse effect Reinstated as the major souce of paper and minor building materials, hemp could slow down the eradication of our forests Furthermore, paper made from hemp lasts longer than paper mad e from forest, and an acre of hemp puts out more paper than an acre of forest Currently marijuana offers many therapeutic answers lor patients with multiple sclerosis, asthma, glaucoma, and it cures nausea symptoms of chemotherapy Unfortuantely, patients have limited access to marijuana and need to resort to more harmful, less effective legal drugs I could not understand why the nation s altitude towards hemp marijuana changed drastically since it was a staple crop less than a century ago I learned that Rockefeller and Dupont spearheaded the campaign against hemp, capitalizing on their patents on synthetic fibers and dissuading Henry Ford from running his cars on methanol produced from hemp Furthermore, William Randolph Hearst supplied the medium of slander on hemp in the San Francisco Chronicle Hearst himself had his own economic endeavor in criminalizing hemp, owning acres of forest for paper production After the relegalization of marijuana, the health of the people will not go down No accounts exist of deaths due to marijuana overdose, or addiction, or children born with deformites due to mothers ingesting marijuana during pregnancy I do not encourage the use of marijuana for the general health of people without glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, asthma, or symptoms of chemotherapy I simple try to accentuate the truth behind the lies put out by the government Some say that we would live in a fascist state if not for our right to bear arms Education funding goes down Health services funding goes down Pnson building escalates Law enforcement spending escalates Censorship escalates Personally. I still believe in the potential of a representative democracy, that fear of government is just a passing phase acquired from being in Berkeley loo long Basically, the drug war has become the locus of paranoia of the ruling class of this nation Until the middle class gels kicked in the head with the truth about the drug war, the nation will suffer form bureaucratic rhetoric In the words of Jack Herer. these politicians would rather kill the poor and wage wars than gel high and save the planet ISSUES • Speaking Out 229 Labwatch Against Lawrence Livermore Labwatch is a loosely knit group of students and community members whose ostensible goal is to sever the relationship between the University of California and the two national nuclear weapons labs Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Los Alamos National Laboratory These two labs are responsible for the design and development of every nuclear weapon in the United States arsenal The University of Californai has been managing these labs, in contract with the federal government, ever since their inception in the 1940 ' s Labwatch believes that this relationship is disturbing in light of the purported mission of the University to provide quality, affordable education to the public that is untainted by the development and design of instruments of mass destruction Labwatch was founded in the late 1980 ' s by an undergraduate student at UC Davis who felt that since the UC system managed the weapons labs and since the students are the primary concern and focus of the UC system, the students should have a voice in their operations. Sadly, today this is quite removed from reality. Apathy from the moral weight of producing weapons that would be used to slaughter millions of innocent people, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has had a grim history of misinformation, deceit, and a reprehensible lack of concern for public safety Prior to 1963. individuals at the labs resorted to hysteria to dissuade President Kennedy from concluding a Comprehensive Test Ban with Soviet Union In 1988 Edward Teller of LLNL and his protege Lowell Wood sold President Reagan a false bill of goods by informing him that it was possible to build a fool-proof shield aga inst incoming nuclear missiles: Star Wars. Several reputable organizations, including the American Physical Society have concluded that the missile defense system, as proposed, is entirely unworkable Roy Woodruff, a well respected top-level manager at LLNL, was demoted with the help of UC President Gardner for making public the fact that he was not allowed to inform President Reagan that Mr. Teller had grossly exaggerated to President Reagan the current state of the Star Wars project , in partiuclar the X-ray laser weapon. Lastly, one need only point to the fact that LLNL is on the EPS s superfund cleanup list as one of the country ' s most contaminated sites to speak of the breach of the public trust n g Labwatch members realize that the world is not an ideal fantasyland. We boast of students from very diverse academic backgrounds including history, law, biology, nuclear engineering and physics What unites and incites us, however , is the continual lack of responsiveness by the UC Regents Over the past few years, the students from all thirteen UC campuses have voted to sever the ties to the national labs. This has coincided with a vote by the faculty of all thirteen campuses to sever ties UC President Gardner put together a committee to study the UClab relationship The conclusion, in 1990, of this Jenderson Committee, was that the Univeristy ' s management was irresponsible, and that the University should phase out of the management position The continuing insistence of the Regents to ignore all of these demands gives Labwatch stimulus to continue struggling for respnsible and democratic actions on the part of the University Labwatch feels that, based on recent positive developments in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union and recent negative trends in the environment, the time is ripe for the weapons labs to be at the forefront of the peacetime conversion We recongize the extraordinary talent present at the labs and realize that these people can be invaluable in the country ' s efforts to protect and clean up the environment, and in developing alternative energy sources which are safe, renewable, and non-polluting These national labs should set an example for all civic minded students and community members to follow In any event, we take solace in the fact that our members think hard about the ethical considerations of the University s actions, something the University refuses to do Labwatch works with other Bay Area groups in an effort to conclude a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, to clean up the labs, and to work towards existing in a non-nuclear world Besides our regular Thursday meetings, we occasionally hold rallies and organize lectures, debates, and teach-ins This article is one m a seties ot many which appears undei the heading Speaking Out The purpose o( Ihe Speaking Out column is to include student opinions, which are a fundamental part ol Cal in the B ' ue « Go d We the Slue 4 Gold statt have neither altered nor excluded any article submilled These articles are opinions. Therelore. they do not redecl the views o( either Ihe ASUC. University, or Blue i Gold stall 230 ISSUES • Speaking Out WHO G«rman Reunification October 3, 1990 marked the end of Eastern Germany and the beglnlng of a unified Ger- many. Chancellor Helmut Kohl of western Germany and now chancellor of the unified state pledged that Germany would never again pose the territorial claims that were a part of Its past history. At the stroke of midnight, a giant German flag was raised In front of the bottie-scarred Reichstag building in Berlin. Af- ter only 1 1 months from the fall of the Berlin Wall, a new begin- ning for Germany had begun. Trans-Chann l Tunnel For the first time since the ice age Britain was linked to the European continent in December, 1990, when British and French crews met UC Fee Hike under the English Channel. Their project, the $14.5 billion Eurotun- nel, or " Chunnel, " will link the two countries and be completed sometime In the mid-1990 ' s. lifornia budget deficit was in fiscal year 1991. New governor Pete Wil- son struggle to balance the state ' s checkbook by making painful cuts In medicare, education and other social services. California Budget Deficit 500 million, no 1 billion, no 10 billion — who knows what the Ca- As a direct result of reduced state funds for the UC system, the Board of Regents agreed to a 36% registration tee hike. Registration for the Fall of ' 91 is app roximately $1150 which doesn ' t Include the $150 student health Insurance plan. ISSUES • Events 231 It began with marcti madness and ended witti last year ' s loser. The Blue Devils of Duke went from ttie worst defeat ever in o NCAA Basketball final to win this years championship game against Kan- sas. But what was probably even more thrilling than winning the championship game was upset- ting the previously undefeated Running Rebel ' s of UNLV to the seml-finais. UNLV was the team that delivered Duke their humiliat- ing defeat in 1990 NCAA cham- pionship. US First Class That ' s right, the postage rote was raised aglan, this year. Stamps now cost 29 cents rather than 25 WHAT Flying to Chapter 11 The final demise of Eastern Air- lines heralded a grim prospect for many of the major US air carriers. Pan Am, once the queen of the airways In the 60 ' s and 70 ' $ filed for chapter 1 1 bankruptcy, struggling to reorganize a $100 million op- erating debt. Meanwhile Trans- World Airlines attempted to sell Its London-Heathrow routes to offset its own debt. R ds Wirt Worfd S«rl s The Cincinnati Reds, predicted as unable to beat the Oakland Ath- letics, used only four quick games to win the World Series In one of the biggest upsets In baseball his- tory. The Reds completed their im- probable sweep on October 20, 1990, In spite of losing two star players, Eric davis and Billy Hatch- er, to Injuries. Cincinnati relied on Jose Rijo and rallied for two runs in the eighth inning to win 2-1, and that was it The As third straight trip to the World Series ended with yet an- other disappointment, in 1988, they lost to Los Angeles, last ear ' s championship overshadowe d by an earthquake and this season, the Reds. Duk Com«s Back On Top cents. It ' s bad enough that they ' re making them more expensive, but did they have to use the number 29? At least conform to our mon- etary system. Flag Protection Act The U.S. senate rejected a con- stitutional amendment against flag burning on June 26, 1990, with critics saying that it amounted to placing limits on freedom of speech The Senate voted 58-42 in favor, leaving it nine short of the required two thirds majority needed to ap- prove amendments President Bush also called for the approval of the amendment 232 ISSUES • Events Summit Agreement Celebrating the fruits of their sum- mit diplomancy. President Bush and Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev signed a sheaf of agreements, Including a condi- tional trade accord. During the June, 1990, summit, the leaders discussed arms agreements, ban- ning chemical arms production, and strategic arms cuts. The two leaders also agreed on a reduction of troops, tanks, and other conventional weapons In Eu- rope. Military Imposed on Lithuania In the midst of economic col- lapse at home and political rivalry, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbacheve took the hardest measures against the Baltic repub- lic of Lithuania. The Soviet army Imposed a curfew and declared a general In command of the Lith- uanian capital, Vilnius, on January 13, 1991, after troops seized a tel- evision tower In an ossuit that killed 13 and Injured about 140 people. Soldiers shot some protesters and bashed others with the butts of their ossuit rifles as they stormed the transmitting tower. Some Lithuanians were crushed by the tanks they were trying to stop. MINI Vanllll The pop duo Milli Vanllll became the center of a rock and roll scan- dal in October, 1990, when it was revealed that the Identicoiiy- colfed Rob Piiatus and Fab Morovon had not actually sung on their hit album, " Girl You Know It ' s True. " Amid the arguments and accusations, the Notional Acad- emy of Recording Arts and Sci- ences took bock Mini Vanilll ' s Grammy. WHEN ISSUES • Events 233 WHERE Earth Day On April 22, an estimate 200 mil- lion people all over ttie planet cel- ebrated the 20th anniversary of Earth Day as activists pleaded for the rise of a new " conservation generation " to care for the fragile environment. In Washington, Earth Day found- er Gaylord Nelson urged more than 100,000 people massed at the foot of the Capitol to worV to motivate politicians and corpo- rate leaders to environmental ac- tion. The weeks leading to Earth Day also saw the commercialization of this event. Many businesses Jumped on the ban wagon label- ing themselves as supporters of the environment. Margaret Thatcher Step Down The longest serving British Prime Minister In more than 160 years, Margaret Thatcher stepped down from her post in November 1990 — a post she hod held for nearly 12 years. Thatcherism broke the power of trade unions, deregulated Indus- try, built a free market economy, and encouraged foreign Invest- ment. It brought about many changes and set the path of Great Britain for over a decade. World Cup Soccer German fans chanted and sang and screamed their pleasure on July 8, 1990, when West Germany dethroned Argentina and won the World Cup. " Deutschiand first Weltmelster (Germany Is world champion), " was the prvalent scream among fans packed Into Rome ' s Olympic Stadium as a match that hod grown ugly with fouls In the second half finally ended The Argentines took the loss as well as could be expected, shak- ing hands with many German youths at the stadium 234 ISSUES • Events LA Cop B«atlng Videotapes are meant to cap- ture the happiest moments of our lives — parties, graduations, wed- dings. However, they can also capture the ugliest moments. An amateur videotaper caught the prolongued beating of a black man by a group of white police officers on March 3, 1991. The vic- tim Rodney King, was clubbed, stomped, and Iclcked more than 50 times by four officers, while 1 1 other officers witnessed the beat- ing. The videotape prompted the demand for the resignation of Los Angeles Police Chief Darly Gates and led to the Indictment of the four officers directly Involved In the beating. WHY ■■ ■ feijdfl l UC Water Polo W ' - ' M 5H H KwS. This year ' s water polo team hod K 1 p r v l to face chonllenges both In and out of the swimming pool. Things y! " started going bad on September 8 when the Phi kappa Sigma frater- nity house burned down where 1 1 players were housed. Three weeks later a deranged man took 33 1t A people hostage at Henry ' s bar in the Duront Hotel where the players 1 A- ' T A were being housed. ■0 w But none of these calamaties H W kaL .M could slow the team down. They 3 Mj £ nV;: M went 29-1 during the season and v T • 1 on November 25, they faced Stan- ford In the NCAA championship game winning 8-7. ISSUES • Events 235 HOW NY Giants Victorious Buffalo Bills kicker Scoft Nor- wood, cenfer, missed the field goal on the lost play of the oame, cllnchino the victory for the new Yory Giants In Super Bowl XXV In Tampa. The Giants won 20-19 In a game that kept fans In the seats and glued to the TV screen until the final seconds. Kurds Fl « Sadam In March. Immediately after the U.S cease-fire, large numbers of the Kurdish minority began to rebel against Sodom Hussein ' s forces In southem Iraq. Kurdish sollders cap- tured several towns but the rebel- lion was squelched after 3 weeks. Kurdish towns and homes were bombed by Iraqi army helicopters which the US had okayed for trans- portation use only. The Kurdish ap- peal to President Bush for military aid was refused. Bush did not want to get U.S. troops Involved In an Internal struggle which he had ear- lier called for to overthrow Sadam. Thousands of these non-Arabs sought amnesty at the Turkish bor- der where they formed camps. Lack of food, water, and shelter led to the death of thousands of Kurds An Internation relief effort finally began but after the death toll had already reached 400 to 1000 per day. The U.S. government set up relief camps within northern Iraq hoping for the United Nations to take them over. These camps were being protected by U.S. troops and pushed as far as 50 miles Into Iraq. Saddam Hussein meanwhile criticized the US ac- tions. U.S. Recession The recession became official dur- ing the end of the first quarter of 1991. GNP growth fell below Infla- tion for the second quarter In a row giving people confirmation of what they already knew, the US economy was In a slump. 236 ISSUES • Ev«nti EDITOR EDITOR IN CHIEF ASUC Publications Advisor Jacqueline Gallo PRODUCTION 1 1 have to admit, things di not go as smoothly this yeai 1 as last. However, they did f finish better The quality of the book definately . improved in both priniting Adrian Park Pag» Designer c. Cynlle Gulassa Artist h long-needed improvements in our production equipmen EDITORIAL Copy Editor as in the organization of the books as a whole. As a staff we believed that was our duty to capture the year in its entirety. This meant not only covering th Section Editors Laura Bass wm Lara Vmnard Stofl Writers liilift rhin more traditional topics such as sports, groups, and greeks, but also including th PHOTOGRAPHY Pttologroptiy Editor 11 ■■aiii? 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