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' iVi?Tpr t 4 univers California at berkeley 1997 liTOJ " fjp ' m 7 T Blue Gold 1997 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY Above, a tutor helps a high school student with his homework. A class, right, holds discussion section on the Bechtel terrace to enjoy the pleasant weather. Far right, students congregate on the steps ofSproul Hall Students file out of Valley Life Sciences auditorium after lecture, upper left. A student takes advantage of some free time to study, above, on the Bechtel terrace. Left, an open door welcomes visitors to this student ' s home. i Mj ' Stiidaits lit rest on the lawn wen of Evans Hall, ri ht. " Les Bears, a sculpture by Dan Ostermiller. far right, sits in the Haa Business Schocl. Haas Business T ' . School at twilight, bottom The Liwn in front of the Main Libniry, top left, hosts a ame of frisbee. A student takes his studies to the Berkeley Marina, top, to enjoy the I ' u ' ii ' 0 the bay and the Golden Gate Bruige. Above, a student suits up for a sumo wrestling match hosted by Sports Illustrated in Lower Sproul. - 44i iftr f Sliuicnti, n ht, take ij load ojj and check out the view from the Mam Library. After the coiitructwii oj the library, the lawn injront was reopened in 199S, providing a place for itudenti to itudy, relax, and play in the iun. ■ i -«- ffi - People con e iue otitude Wall Berlin Caje on Diirain Aveinic. ri Jt. Students cheer in the standi of Memorial Stadium at the football team agamst UCLA, below. :SE CUISINE Students perjorm on the steps oj Sproul, left. The statue of two rugby players, top, erected in IS93, sits near the Life Science Building Addition. Above, Rick Starr, a Sproul Plaza personality, serenades students at Bancroft and Telegraph Avenues. 10 Opfiosite page: Graduate itudcnt employeei.far left, picket jor recognition by the University. The central itairwell m the Mam Library, middle, circulate!, students throui h subterranean lei ' els oj the bookstacks. Right, a student appreciates a serene spot on campus aloni Strawberry Creek. This page: Chancellor Chan -Lm Tien, in his last year as chancellor, rallies the crowd at ajootball ame. 11 rsity of California at Berkeley 201 Heller Lounge 12 Blue Gold 1997 v OLUME 123 artin Luther King, jr. Student Union Berkeley, California 94720 Enrollment 20,918 undergraduates 13 W)}ile a student tests a chemical substance with his sense of smell his lab partners look on in support and concern. The learning process was experienced through group tnteractwn. 14 OPENING academics OPENING 15 T T KELEY ' I like how motivated the students are with their work and wonder what a stressful place it must be. It seems to be so hurried. People walk across campus and don ' t even look at each other. I have lived here so long and I ' m not even used to it. ' -Jane Summerville, berkeley resident LIFE SECTON 17 1th rhe campus tradition of acti ' ism and trcc- spirited attitude, how does the city of Berkeley cope with the influence of the University? UC Berkeley is self-sufficient and does not pay cit ' taxes, a situation that creates tension between the residents and uni ' eisit) ' affiliates. Current Berkeley residents stated both positive and negative aspects of sharing the cit) ' with the University. " I appreciate all of the commerce and action the University brings, but a t the same time don ' t like the noise and congestion it encourages, said jane Summerville, a long time resident of Berkeley. " I like how motivated the students are with their work, and wonder w h.u a stressful place it must be. It seems to be so hurried, people walk across campus and don ' t even look at each other 1 ha ' e lived here so long and I ' m not e ' en u.sed to it, ' added Summerville. When asked how in ' olved he was with campus actn ' ities, Alex Ortega, a Berkeley resident of five years, said, " I go to the games sometimes, bur other than that I don t make it to the campus much. Its hard to be invoK-cd with the school and keep up at my new job. Nonetheless, it s a great school with great people. Ortega claims other residents also appreciate the campus. " We know that without all that the Public Relations The relationship between the city of Berkeley and the University created a unique learning environment campus contributes to Berkeley, we would be lost. It adds excitement to the city, Ortega said. Students share similar viewpoints on the impor- tance of the campus to the well-being of the cit ' of Berkele) ' . When asked about the relations between the campus and the cit) ' . Charlene Choi, a first-year student at Berkele} ' , stated an overwhelmingly positn ' e response. " There is a lot of activity between the cit} ' and the campus. I have noticed that there is a tremendous amount of communit) ' service, including a program I am now in ' ol ' ed with where Berkele) ' High school students are taken to Cal and " shadow ' the lite of a student for a day. The relationship seems really positive to me, " Choi said. If the campus did not exist, Choi stated, " There wouldn ' t be a s much business in town. The BART probably wouldnt even come herel Really, UC Berkeley helps to sustain economic growth in the area: without the campus, it would be a dead town. Spring admission student Nora Liao had similar opinions v ' hen asked how the campus added to the atmosphere. The campus definitely adds to Berke- ley. Businesses thrive off the Uiii ' ersit ' . and if the canipus wasn t here, there would be no Berkele) ' . Liao said. — Erica Fagnan Oh Telegraph Avenue, people loiter on the sideiViilk, either to people watch or ask jor spare change. Tl e interesting and diverse crowds in and around the campus add to the unique character of Berkeley. ■fif 18 Power of the People a History of People ' s Park by Erica Fagnan •■ ' .T People ' s Park was purchased in 1957 by the University of California Regents as part of land purchases earmarl ed for more playing fields, offices, and parking lots, in 1967, a UC report recommended the acquisition of what would be People ' s Park, stating that the site was a " scene of hippie concentration and rising crime. " In 1969, after four weeks of construction. People ' s Park was created. The lot became an attraction for transients and drug dealers, prompting the University to decide to turn it into a soccer field and underground parking lot. This set the stage for a protest against these actions which is now referred to as " Bloody Thursday. " Enraged protesters camped out on the park, trying various methods to save it, including having it blessed and sanctified. These efforts were to no avail, and a fence was built around the site on May 15, 1969. Protesters quickly tore it down, and a few hours later, protesters led by then ASUC President-elect Dan Seigel started a march that began at Sproul Plaza and terminated at People ' s Park. Over 60 people were injured, one blinded, and one person, 25-year-old UC Berkeley student James Rector, was killed. This sparked more rage, and there was another protest in memorial to the student, consisting of 3,000 people who marched down to Oxford and Center Streets. A patron makes herself comfortable in the park ' s lush setting. In 1971, after being prompted by The Daily Catifor- nianXo hold a " party " in second-year commemoration of the park, the protesters started another riot. In May of 1972, under the leadership of Michael Delacour known as the " father of the park, " Vietnam protesters fled to People ' s Park to voice their opinions. Disapprov- ers tore down the parking lot, and police officers were witnessed trying to beat them into submission. Berkeley City Council member Dona Spring, a student at UC Berkeley in 1972, stated that " if you were in the protest, you were beaten. I was one of the people they hit with a billy-dub. " In 1991, the University expressed its wishes to build volleyball courts on the premises. At this time the park supporters formed the " People ' s Park Defense Union, " a group of activists committed to defending the park. When construction of the courts commem.ed on July 31, 1991. 100 protesters showed up. They chased out the construction workers and stormed Telegraph, pillaging shops and setting fires in the streets. After this occurrence, guards were set to watch the park. Today the park is co-operated by the city of Berkeley and the University, and is a place open to both students and residents. The park is not only a Berkeley landmark but a cultural icon. Check out the People ' s Park Web Site at http: www.dnai.com -hi_there tmline.html Source: Tix Daily Ca ijim an. Much 17-19. 1997. TY OF BERKELEY 19 t nii ht, the Berkele) ' campus can be a formidable place. To provide a safer night environment, the University offers several campus safet) ' services such as the night safety shuttle, emergency phones, and campus police. The latter not only provides a walk escort .service, but its communit} ' service officers (CSOs) patrol the University, assist with campus events, and teach special De-Cal courses. The CSO Program s mi.ssion is to provide outreach to the campus communit} ' while helping to prevent crime on the campus. Ihe CSOs ' presence on campus has a ni,i|or role in lielping to deter attacks and cnmc at night and m the past iew years, the overall campus crime rates haw either remained steady or lowered. One of the primary ways the CSOs deter crime is their highly ' isible presence. In their tan uniforms, officers are easily recognized and tluycanbeseen EsCOrting StudetltS, performing a number of duties. The major shifts include a stadium area p,)trol, graveyard duty to patrol all of the dorms, crime watch to check windows and doors and give directions, and an escort service. tfceNicrK Although usually not armed with much but their wits, knowledge, a walkie-talkie, and the optional mace, their uniformed presence provides students and staff with a .sen.se of safety. A CSO officer may not always look like much of a bodyguard, but they are well trained to handle a -arietv of situations. (..SCXs know police codes, how to observ ' c surround- ings, take down detailed descriptions, and zhcy are very familiar with the campus geography, streets, and boundaries. In diis kind of |ob, street smarts are a necessity for keeping themselves and others safe at night. Abo e all. the - do not try to be heroes. In a single night a CSC " ) can escort a multitude ol dner.sc people, from individuals to small groups and from the sober to the drunk. Mcist calls happen around midterms and finals, on weekends, and after big crimes. In addition to the walk service, aiding in emergencies, CSOs CSOs also patrol the campus and respond to crimes and strange events. Among these situations last year was the flooding of Haas Business School when a pipe burst and the neu ' school was flooded by a foot of water. CSOs responded to the emergenc) ' b) ' directing traffic while wading in a foot of cold water in the chilly Februarv ' night air. Other strange events included odd men mastLirbating m their cars wliile watching m im fl».« :ja Crime Alert Living and Learning in an urban environment University police (UCPD) nope out the icene in Dwmelle Plaza. With o§ices in Sproul Hall, the UCPD, independent from but working in conjunction with the Berkeley Police Department, served the UC campus. campus crime Statistics Cal is situated in an urban area, and with the advantages of resources and centrality come disadvantages, spe- cifically crime. Upon coming to Cal, students are familiarized with the safety precautions of locking their possessions, walking in groups, and being aware of their surroundings. Among the various crimes students are confronted with, theft remains the majoraffliction, followed byalco- hol and drug violations. While more serious crimes, such as assault, rape, and murder are rarely reported on the Berkeley campus, students recog- nize the realities of do their part to ensure campus safety ' ' ° ' ' " " ' " " " ' IT in the urban envi- ... ronment. students through uindows, naked people runnini;tlirouv:h the streets of fraternit) ' row while the city had a blackout, and an ncident where a student got pelted b) ' a large -e ietable and v ' as ient to the emergency room. Typicall) ' , CSOs may be seen ' Tierely walking students or strolling the campus on patrol, but heir li -es are much more e.vciting than the average Berkeley itudent realizes. If students are walking home late at night and cannot call for an escort, CSOs advise them to try to walk with someone else, be aware of their surroundings at all times, x ' - alk with conhdence. walk m well- lit areas, trust their instinct.s. and if there are suspicious people, cross the street and walk on the other side. Although people may know these techniques, surprisingly many people still take unnecessary risks. In the end if something happens, it ' s not worth it. Students should not be naive and belie e that crimes will not happen to them, l: cn though CSOs are well iJi u ' flB trained ro perform m such an environment, they too get scared. Pam Swan, a twent ' -year old psycholog) ' major and CSO for over a year, jokes that she started The University of California Police Department (UCPD), located in Sproul Hall, is the primary law en- forcement agency on campus and serves the students and residents by preventing, patrolling, and investi- gating crimes that occur on campus and associated University properties. The UCPD works closely with the Ber- keley Police Department and is staffed by 82 officers, 45 full-time non-sworn personneland 50 student employees. Under the Student Right to Know Act, passed in 1990, The UCPD is required to disclose all reported instances of crime on the campus. The table (bot- tom) charts the crime trends in the last three years on the campus. Community Service Officers at the comer of Te egraph and Bancroji escort a student on her walk home after late- ' k service, ' , CSOs attempted to I alleviate campus crime tnd provided safety and comfort to students. Homicide Rape 1 2 2 Robbery 32 24 15 Aggravate Assualt 12 10 8 Sexual Assault -With Force 3 1 3 Without Force 9 8 15 Burglary 62 80 56 Bicycle Tfiefts 525 440 311 Motor Vehicle Tfiefts 42 34 26 All Other Tfieft 789 923 926 Liquor Law Violations 171 479 516 Drug Abuse Violations 117 121 190 Weapons Possessions 32 34 27 Hate Crimes 2 Source: ' SjIcI) ' Count.s. ' L ' mveriily [ oIl,.t Department getting scared since she started watching the tcle ision show " X- files ' . " Your imaainarion is the .scariest thing, said Swan, " but you should trust your instincts since they are there for a reason. " Overall, the Community Ser ' ice Officer Program provides a great service to the campus that many people do not fully appreciate or utilize. The)- are here for our safet) ' and if the X- Hles ever scares you too bad, don ' t worry. } ' ou don ' t have to walk home alone. The boog) ' men can get the community service officer first while you run away.. .besides, that s their |ob. They re here to protect ' ou. -Anne Lee and Cheryl Pascual rralot: Stin Hiliin CAMPUS CRI.ME 21 L , Dorm reiuients queue up at the salad bar at the Unit lU dming commons. While many students complained about thejood, the DC did o er health-conscious foods. -he dorm contract includes a basic 14-meal plan, enabling students to eat 14 meals at the dining commons throughout the week. For some this is ajoy, for others, the food is |ust disgusting. Loren Tsai, a treshman, decided to get a 19-meal plan for his Hist year at college. " I thought that everyone did, he explains. And most .seasoned strips ot chicken mixed with onions and bell peppers on a tlour tortilla. He also en|o ' s the plain ciiccsecake tor de.ssert. How about the ser ' ice people rlicmseK ' es ' " The ' re not ' er ' nice, at least at L ' nit 1 , .said sophomore Maria Pan . " The ' pick up the food and dump it on your plate. It seems like they don t want to work of the time, he manages to use most oi them, only missing one or two there, the) ' |ust want to earn money. Its bad enough that the food meals a week once in a v ' hile. But does he really enjoy what he is eatingr " No, are you kidding? It ' s nasty. It just doesn ' t taste good, ' said Tsai. " 1 don ' t understand how people could mess up sonicdiing simple like macaroni and cheese, " he added. Freshman Robert Clark commented, " fhe food s really not that bad. Some days it is, though, .so 1 eat cereal when there s nothing el.se that ' s good. " Clark ' s favorite dish is chicken fajitas, which consists of Fine Dinin Despite its bad reputation, the resident hall dining commons offered variety and choice isn t that good there, but they have bad service, too, she explained. Tsai .sees the workers dif+erently. Some people are really enthusi- astic about this stuff, he admitted. One such worker is Richard Kim. a third-year chemistry major. who works at the Unit 1 dining commons. He has worked dierc tor one year, and he enjoys his |ob. " I needed to make .some money, and the hours are flexible, " says Kim, who v orks about 15 hours a week, and gets paid $6.22 hour. " I like the people, I get along with them, and vou get a tree meal when ou work, adds Kim. 1 he dining workers are trained in all the |obs, like swiping the meal cards. ser ' ing food, taking care of the dining room by refilling the food and cleaning up. and w.ishing dishes. After die first month of training, if the worker has a preference, then the manager c. n assign that worker a specific task. According to Kim, most of the workers are foil-time staffers, and 22 After loading up on cayaiu: itiuknts prepare to study at Cafe MHano. With a constant supply oj coj ee, cafes were an ideal study place. Local cafes Brewed Awakening 1807 Euclid Cafe Mi la no 2522 Bancroft Way Cafe Strada 2300 College Avenue Espresso Experience 2440 Bancroft Way Euclid Cafe 1870 Euclid Nefeli Caffe 1854 Euclid Pasqua Coffee 2128 Oxford Center Sufficient Grounds 2431A Durant Avenue Wall Berlin Kaffeehaus 2517 Durant Avenue COMPILED BY TOM LEE Since their arrival at Berkeley, many students are passing on Coca-Cola for something a bit stronger on caffeine-coffee. This extra caffeine helps some stu- dents stay awake to cram for midterms, while other people simply enjoy the taste and enjoy socializing over a steaming hot cup of coffee. Whatever the rea- son, coffee is now a more integral part of many stu- dents ' lives now as compared to when they were in high school. Ajit Thomas never drank coffee in high school, but now he drinks 2-3 cups a day. " 1 neverfeltthe need to drink coffee in high school. 1 just drank soda, " admits Thomas, a sophomore majoring in Political Science. " Plus, 1 didn ' t like the taste back then, before 1 got used to it, " said Thomas. Neither did Chengboey Lau, who hated coffee vhen she went to high school. " 1 hated it. It smelled bad, " said Lau, a sophomore. Lau now drinks around 3 cups a week, or more, depending on how heavy her work load is that week. " I still don ' t like the smell, and I don ' t drink it socially. 1 drink it now because the caffeine keeps me awake and more alert. I ' m used to the taste now, but 1 don ' t particularly love it, " Lau said. The caffeine doesn ' t keep everyone awake, how- ever. " Coffee puts me to sleep. It ' s nice and warm and toasty and it functions like milk. My dad has the same problem, " Thomas said. Thomas insists that coffee is a big part of college life. " A lot of my friends drink coffee, " said Thomas. " It ' s a social thing, and 1 just like the taste. I ' ll get some on my own, but more often than not, I ' ll just see a friend and we ' ll go get some coffee, " Thomas said. Lau disagrees. " The cafe is a big social thing in college, but not necessarily coffee itself, " said Lau, who enjoys studying in a cafe, whether she buys a coffee or not. " It ' s a more relaxed atmosphere than the library. You don ' t have to be in a totally isolated environment to study. I go there even if I ' m not in the mood for coffee, " Lau said. Are students who drink a lot of coffee worried about getting ad- dicted? " No, I ' m not really worried about it. Sometimes I go without it for weeksand 1 don ' t get withdrawal symp toms or anything, " said Thomas. Both Thomas and Lau agree that the best cafe is Cafe Strada, for its Bianca Mo- cha or Caramel Machiatto. -Stephanie Sato the people seen our in the dining hall are mostly students, some in high school, hut mostly students at Cal. The starting wage is $6.22 hour. " It you work there longer, you get a 20 cent raise, " Kim said. Kim is well aware of the dining commons ' bad reputation amont; students. He thinks that the complaints are ungrounded. " People say that the food is really terrible, but when you think about it. it ' s healthier than almost any other place. IfVou make your own food. you ' re probably not going to have the lu.xuiy of having a salad bar, and ajuice bar, and a milk bar, and all the vanet}-. I think it ' s really good, you have a lot of choices, " Kim added. And as for leftovers, " They only use lefto ' ers if they can endure for more than a da - or too, " Kim explained. " Basically we have to throw everything that is leftover from the meal at the end of the shift. But sometimes we do keep it because itsjust a big waste, " Kim said. -By Stephanie Sato TIk crowded patto at Cafe Strada was a popular spot for students to socialize and get their dose oj caffeine. 23 Jimiiinracct While students attempt to individualize their dorm room and make their home away from home more aesthetically pleasing, some things become standard... (l) The extra-long twin size mattress makes standard sheets a close but annoyingly impossible fit. With early morning classes and mid-afternoon naps, the bed is in constant use and is usually never made. ® Easy access for late-night studying in bed, plus it doesn ' t disturb other roommates when the room light is on. Q) The dining commons menu is readily visible for reference of today ' s meal. To alleviate the surprise of " curried garbanzo beans, " students can immediately assess the potential damage and determine whether they will make the journey to the DC for dinner. An alternative is also posted, " Dial-A-Meal " which lists the menus of restaurants nearby that will deliver in case of hunger emergen- cies, either to compensate for DC disaster or the late- night munchies. m my Home jron Home .k ' h yen, new .md rcriiininv srLidcnts mow inrocimpus hoLisinij to hll .1 total ot almost 5.000 W sp.iccs. A myri.id of options .ircopcn to sttidcnts looking tor a ciivense (5) Laundry: Hamper exceeding maximum capacity after a month without laundry duty. To conserve space, a pair of jeans are conveniently hung on the back of the chair ' In the end, you make best friends and learn so much about yourself and Ife, ' -Grace Su, .sophomore in Integrative Biology awaiting to be recycled in the wardrobe. Q) Newspaper clippings: Conveniently and blatantly posted to reveal the occupant ' s accom- plishments, causes and gripes. (S) Calendar and photos: To remind the occupants of the nearest vacation time and the family, friends and homes they will visit. (2) Stocked with regulation computer hardware, writing utensils and desk lamp. Desk space is crowded, leaving no space to actually work on. (1) (oflome A full stock of Cherry Coke or other soft drink (caffeine-potent Mountain Dew is another favorite) stashed under the bed for ready dosage. 24 University housing provides living situations that cater to ail lifestyles. Programs include everything from cross- cultural themes to a substance-free environment. living siruanon rli.u can also cater to specihc interests and indi idual preferences. DiHerent :iousini;sittiations include Shorb . a co-ed. upper di ision-stLident honse that accomodates 24; Smyth, a ten-room house that gives priority to re- entry students; and Manville Apartments, which are reserved lor law and graduate students. Freeborn, a building in L ' nit I, is designated as a Substance-Free Fn ironment run on the honor s ' stem and onlv accomodates students wishing to live in a community h-ee of smoke, alcohol, and drugs. The University also otters almost 1000 apartments for married and single- parent student families near campus. In addition to the dorms and houses, there are co- operative li ' in j situations in which students li ' e m a smaller dorm-like en ' ironment where they are responsible for their own cookmt; and cleaning. Co- ops that provide for individual preferences include ' egetarian, religious, and apartment-type living; situations. Foothill Iheresi dence halls I )vnun 1 b G r Compiled by Tom Lee 1 j Unit i 1 Unit ii Unit hi Clark Kerr Foothill Stern Date opened 1959 1960 1964 1959 1991 1942 Cost Walk time to Campanile Single $7250 Double $6650 Triple $6045 10 mm. Single $7250 Double $6650 Triple $6045 15 min. Single $7250 Double $6650 Triple $6045 10 mm. Single $7930 Double $7395 Triple $6795 20 mm. 4-8 per suite Single $8385 Double $7860 Triple $7265 8 mm. Single $7095 Double $6550 Suite $6810 8 mm. Average number of people 50 per tloor 30 per Hoor 50 per floor 4-8 per suite 4-8 per suite Total number of people 946 950 1146 791 751 242 Most recent renovation 1995 1996 1989 ongoing 1991 ongoing Theme pro- grams Number of main lounges African Amcnc.in, substance-free 4 transfer, upper- division and graduate students 4 Asi.in-P.iiitiL American, Casa M.igd.ilena Mora 5 none 4 none none 1 Gender of floors Co-ed and single sex Co-ed and single se. - Co-ed and smijle sex Co-ed and smglc sex Co-cd and women Bowles 1929 Quad $6500 8 niin. 30 per floor 195 ongoing ON-CAMPUS HOUSING 25 i With the luxiuries of living independent came the pains of responsibility After spending their first year in the residence halls, most students are eager to move out on their own and live in an apartment. The greatest obstacle to this move is actually finding an apartment. With a large demand for apartments around campus, and scarce numbers of avail- able rentals, it is extremely difficult to find the ideal living space: one at reasonable rent and close proximity to campus, as well as aesthetically pleasing. Moststudentsbegin their apartment hunt at the Com- munity Housing Office which is affiliated with University Housing and Dining. The office serves students and fac- ulty by posting apartment listings. While the service is free, the competition for these apartments is fierce, as many students and faculty alike seek out the same list- ings. Students often look to outside rental services such as Homefinders or Rental Solutions to ease the frustrations of apartment hunting. For $65, Homefinders provides daily listings of apartments for rent, and for a fee equal to half of the first month ' s rent, Rental Solutions handles the entire process of searching and obtaining an apartment for their clients. Even when a suitable apartment has been found, the luxuries of living on one ' s own still has its costs. No longer do students have their mothers to clean their bedrooms and bathrooms, or the dining commons to cook their meals and clean the dishes. In addition to the added chores of housekeeping are the added utility expenses for phone, water and electricity. Paying the bills each month reminds students that along with the independence of living in an apartment, comes responsibility. Roommates share an apartment, living expenses and study ttme. A- ' y. m V As part 0 hii required jive hours oj housekeepin( work, a co-op resident cleans the kitchen. To enjoy the low cost of livini in a co-op, residents participated in housekeeping chores. Students cook themselves dinner in their apartment kitcheri. Living outside the dorms meant that students had the luxury ofhomecooked meals. Operative Effort Living together isn ' t always easy V Vith o ' er 1200 members, the Universit) ' Students ' Cooperatn ' e Association (USCA) IS the largest student housing co-op in North America. The USCA stresses democracy and cooperation through member ownership and operation. Student ownership IS exercised with the House Council, consist- ing ot either the entire house or apartment population or elected council members. Each house and apartment council discusses group ,md indn ' idual members ' concerns and elects vice managers to oversee aspects of co-op living. House members invest five hours weekly m either housekeeping, cooking, maintenance, clerical work, or sorting mail, while apartment uork shift requirements depend on the residents ' decisions, and range trom two to twelve hours per semester. The semester cost tor room and meals is only $ 1764 tor houses, and the semester cost tor room at apartments ranges trom $ 1048 to $2097, depending on location, apartment size, and number ot occupants. Amane Habib, a first semester Le Chateau resident, initially saw the co-ops as " loud and dirt)-. ' Habib added, " Some people take drugs to too much ot an extreme. Vet Marisa Vee telt the problem was overly exaggerated. " I hear more about the drug problem trom the people who don ' t live here, " Yee said. First-year co-op member Summer Breault recognized that visual aspects ot Le Chateau weren ' t ideal. " It looks like a crack house or the inside of the men ' s bathroom, " Breault commented. Despite the poor housekeeping conditions and drug problems, Breault emphasized that Le Chateau residents " are some ot the nicest people Ive ever met m my lite-they ' re so welcoming, and sodu ' erse. Having 50 people with varied socioeco- nomic, cultural, religious backgrounds can spark conflict, but senior joe Madden has not witnessed any conflicts in his sta ' at Andres Castro Arms. And it problems do arise, Madden believes that " m a house this size, even it you did have a conflict with someone. I don ' t think it would cause day-to-day problems. " junior Suen Song believes that conflicts are a ' oided because cooperation and compromise are traits co-op residents usualK ' enter with. " People who live here come in with an open mind, Son jsaid. In addition, the USCA otters numerous member services programs, such as a peer education program and a Majority Poli-Cultural Action Coali- tion (MPACT). which educates members regarding issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality, in order to foster healthier relations amons; co-op members. — Sharon Smith Phorai Inthgni Ching OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING 27 A couple isn ' t embarrassed to show their a eitioii in public at Ludu ' ig ' s Fountain in Sproul Plaza. th Birds aW Bees ach semester, srudents enroll in a wide arier - ot bioiosjicai science classes to learn about the physiolog) ' and anatomy ol the human bod -. Professors fill their lectures with diagrams, charts, colorful drawings, and models to help students understand how environmental stresses an ect body functions. Classes are designed to give a general overview, but unfortunately, man} ' ot tlu- en ironmental stresses that students encounter on a daily basis cannot be taught through tlashcards or textbooks. An interest in these stresses arises fi-om the presence of sexually transmitted diseases, un- wanted pregnancies, identit} ' issues, and sexual violence in daily campus lite. 1 o promote social growth and healthy lifestyles tor anyone con- cerned with sexuality issues facing students, numerous programs have been established on campus. Within these programs, students are encouraged to voice their concerns and questions, learn about their bodies, and have the opportunit)- to help others. Health Promotions, the Mu ficu tKr.i AIDS Peer Pro-am, and the Female Se.vualit)- De With concerns about STDs and pregnancy, students and professors address the issue of sex through education Cal class allow students to deal with sexualit) ' and gender issues in a sex-positive and comfortable .setting. Health Promonom. sponsored b ' the I ang Center, recruits students to inform the campus community on topics such as nutrition, safer sex, alcohol awareness, and date rape. Students give outreaches to dorms, Greek houses, and c lasses, and spend time in the Tang Center counseling patients. I ' he Miihicuhwal A IDS Peer Program allows a diverse group of students to learn about HI ' and AIDS issues and help promote awareness in the community. The program puts on theater productions every year, with performances regarding HI pre ' ention. Women ' s Studies 98. the Female Sexuality De-Cal class, is based on the theory of women helping women. Topics included in the curricu- lum are self-examination, portrayals of women ' s sexuality in culture, erotica and pornography, honi(.ise. ualir ' , bod ' image, .md feminism. According to third-year student I X-bi a Phillips, " the class gives a 1960s, i 97()s concept ot Icm.ile community. The growing deni.ind lor lie.ilth .md sexuality education is warranted by the rising rate of sexualK ' transmitted di.seases and sexu.il iolence in college-age students. The programs were designed to deal with the i.ssues that both students and community members face on a dail) ' basis and will continue to face for years to come. -Traci Brown 1 tnlhoni Chinol 28 LIFE Sexed Here is a sample of the variety of classes offered on campus that explore issues regarding sexuality and gender: Integrative Biology 140, Biology of Human Reproduction Psychology 136, Human Sexuality Sociology 135, Gender and Society: Sexual Diversity and Social Change Women ' s Studies ill, Sexuality, Science, and the State Public Health 180, Seminar on Human Sexuality UGIS 146, Queer Visual Culture: Cultural Representations of Sexuality Sociology 133, Gender and Society: Sociology of Women Art History N190B, Dangerous Aphrodite: Imaging Women in Ancient Greek Art Dramatic Art 52, Reflections of Gender, Culture, and Ethnicity in American Dance Ethnic Studies 124, Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in Hollywood Film History 190, Society and the Sexes in Europe and the U.S. Students wait in line for health advice at the Tani Center. The Tan Center provided students with basic health care services as well as resources regarding sexual health, such as condoms and testing jor sexually transmit- ted diseases. U A L I T Y 29 L A student confronts his h omose xuality Comin i, .he college years are an imporrnnt l.mdniark tor many students. For Alvin Chen, it was time to hce the fact that he was gay. Ever since elementary school. Chen knew he v as gay. " B) ' the fourth or fifth grade. 1 knew that I liked guys and not girls, " acknowledges Chen. " I didn ' t know how badly people would react specifically to it but I knew enough that 1 didn t go around telling people, Chen said. Chen refused to think much about it or take it seriously. " At that time, I didn ' t think I knew of it as a permanent characteris- tic that was important to my character. When you ' re a little kid in elementary school, you think. I ' m going to be a doctor when I row up or 1 m going to run really fast or be really tall ' — you don ' t know who you are at the time, " Chen added. But by middle school, Chen was certain that being gzy was a permanent characteristic. Instead of denying it like other people sometimes do, Chen simply accepted it. " There ' s no trying to like a girl and not a guy, ' " Chen said. During his adolescent years, Chen began to realize how much of a big deal scvuality was to people. " I realized more h ow different being gay really is. Adolescents get really sensitive about their sexuality since it ' s just developing then, so you had ro be very certain to show how macho you were if you were a guy because people are starting to talk about you, and having sex, and it ' s very important to show just how heterosexual you are, said Chen. " Eventually I did resolve my idea that I would never tell anyone, I wouldn ' t deal with it. 1 was just going to live and not be involved with anyone, " he admits. But soon Chen was ready to start dealing with his homosexuality ' . He told one of his closest friends from liigh .school, just before he went off to college. " It was scary, but the reaction was a very positive one. EIc and some of my friends had already known and talked ,ibout it, " Chen said, " just being able to filial!) ' share that important, major factor in your life to someone else — that was very relieving. It motivates you to be more open, to let yourself start off on a good footing. 30 Students from the Queer Resource Center make d)emselves visible on Cal Day. The table was set up to show students the vast support networkfor gay and lesbian students. V fc ' f ' l-V f I . one, I woman t acal with it ' Alvm Chen, center, mrrounded by his parents and friends on hts birthday. just being generall) ' open instead oFhidmgev ' eryrhin!; all the time. " He started telling people he met and felt comfort- able with. He also began to go to organizations, like Cal B Gay and G.L.O.B.E. (Gays, Lesbians, or Bisexuals Ever) ' where), a residence hall group. " It was to get a handle on what it meant to be gay, to meet other people who were going through the same thintjs or who had gone through the same things I was oing through at the time, " Chen said. Chen took another step by telling his parents. He was afraid that his parents, who were traditional Chinese, would throw him out ot the house when they found out. Just in case, he went through all his finances to see i he had enough money to support himself " I hated thinking, ' How can I make certain I can still survive, not only it they passively reject me but actively try to hurt me as much as rhey can ' " said Chen. " It ' s not a nice way to think about your family, but I thought about the possibilities, " he said. What exactly did he say to his parents? " They were getting ready to go to bed, and I went into their bedroom and told them that I had somethini important to tell them. It became very hard to say it, which got m ' mother worried. FinalK ' , I just said. ' I ' m gay. ' First it was shock, then disbelief and they told me that I was confused and tired and tojust go to sleep, " Chen said. Today, Chen ' s father is still having a difficult time accepting it. Now he can talk about the subject, which was a milestone lor him. " For the people themselves, it takes many years to come to terms with it. You can ' t expect your parents to suddenly understand something and accept some- thing that they have only had second-hand experience on, Chen said. But Chen ' s mother was already trying to come to terms with it the very night after he had told her. " My mother has grown more accepting. Unlike a lot ol other parents, she ' s resigned to the fact that that ' s how I am, and it can ' t be changed. It tells you how much your parents love you and care about you, " Chen said. " There is a big difference between tolerance and acceptance. You can always hate something but tolerate it, but to actually accept it is to see it as something that ' s a part of your life, part of your world, " Chen said. " People can tolerate others simply because of anti-discrimmation lav ' s, but there ' s no change of heart. Acceptance is when you realize that people are human, ]ust like you, " he explained. — Stephanie Sato UppOrt groups for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender(LGBT) students Boalt Hall Lesbian and Gay Caucus- queer students at Boalt Law Scfiool CAL B GAY- queer Asians and Pacific Islanders FLUID- bisexual rap group for bisexuals and friends GLOBAL- queer and questioning on campus GLOBE- support and social group for queer and question- ing students living in tfie Residence Halls GLOW- gays and lesbians of Wurster (School of Environ- mental Design) La Familia- queer and questioning Raza Lavender Grads- LGBT graduate professional students LeGaSee-LGBT staff and friends at UCB Q@Haas- queer students of Haas Business School Q Grads of Color- queer graduate professional students of Color Qhere- group promoting queer visibility on campus Queer Resource Center- student-run office that serves as central repository and provides internships Quengr- queer engineering and physical science graduate students Sistah Sistah- queer women of color Twice Blessed- gay lesbian bisexual questioning jews and their friends UCGALA- LGBT Cal Alumni Association Women ' s Rap Group- discussion group for lesbians and bisexual women HOMOSEXUALITY 31 A After ii loii day of classes. a studeut umvinds by taldng a hit from a water pipe. Whether just a casual user or a devout abstainer, each student was exposed to the reality of drug use ure HUi=SlB .J,. UtirtMlHfe ' ' -aifMf i-io) pinch .ind .! prick sets it in motion-tlie slitliL-nng stream seeping through the skin, squeezini; rhiiuigh your veins. Whirling and twirling, turning and hurning, it pushes to the center, the heart, bumping and thumping. It flows through your bod} ' , pushing up your esophagus, stinging your mouth, flashing past your eyes, hnally hitting your mind...hitting it hard. A breath. A pulse. And you are there. The glamour and the excitement of drutjs allures the innocent and brinijs the habitual user back to the well. The feeling can take the mind on a trip far away, or bring the tra -eller c ' en closer to consciousness. The reality of drugs is a part of the college experi- ence. We ' re aware that drusjs pose serious consec]uences for both the individual user and society, and as products of the Reagan era, we can dutifully chant Nancy s motto: |ust Say No. But some of us aren t sa) ' ing no. As students in Berkeley, drugs aren t simpl) ' an abstract issue: a problem of ghetto streets, a source of trusriation lor the suits in Washing- ton, or the luclihood of Columbian millionaires. We interact uith the use of drugs daily, whether we casuall} ' use or de outl) ' abstain. W e go to class with drug u.sers. we li ' e with drug users, we socialize wiih users and we pass by users on the street who introduce us to a new motto: " Spai c some change for pot- Drugs ha e been wo en into the American culture and have become a hxture of college hie. I )iug use has long been associated with college life, li a period of exploration, .some students choose to experi- ment with drugs. What was once taboo in high .school becomesjust another form of entertainment in college. Michelle, a third-year student, and casual u.ser of marijuana, says: [iinji i)»i) paraphcrna a HiU on Tekff-aph Avenue tt hmk r Mm. I l Wf — k .V street ixndcr on Tekff ' apb Avenue selh Ins hand-crajxed tcbaao p ' pes. Implements of drug use were conveniently sold near campus. " I ne ' er telt the urije to do any kind ot drusjs in hi jh lool because I vvasn t part ot that crowd. The people iio did drugs were the dead-heads, the losers v ho hung t in the back of the bleachers at lunch, and I never cialized with them. The other people who smoked pot ■re the part) ' -going clique and it seemed like they did it it to talk about it on Monday morning. My friends and ere more into sports and gening into college, so drugs aren ' t part of the equation. Doing drugs was a big deal in Th school, but when I came to college, drugs became less ■.mourized. Ever ' one imajpnable was doing it, even ople I didn ' t expect, like my neighbor, the genius EECS ijor. So I just tried it, not because everyone else was ing it and it was peer pressure, but because it didn t m like a big deal anymore. So I smoke pot occasionally, (continues) Photos: John Ln I was nineteen and I :ouldnt even conceive of King twenty, and I said CO myself, ' This is it. This is all my life is go- ng to be Natural highs Addiction can be found in your local health food store There ' s constant controversy over the nutrition and fitness can look to such accessibility of illegal drugs, but there ' s a products as chromium picolinate and L- crop of natural drugs that are readily Carnitine to aid in digestion and muscle available for consumption at your development. With so many drugs on the nearest health food store. While some market, there seems to be a natural people look to marijuana, heroin, or remedy for any ailment. These natural cocaine to take their mind to a new level, remedies can be purchased near campus at natural drugs offer remedies to common Campus Vitamin Co., Lhasa Karnak ailments and claim to increase the total body well-being. New drugs on the market are anitoxidants and some people believe they will protect against daily environmental stresses and aging. Melatonin, a substance already produced by humans during sleep, is offered in pill form and claims to aid insomniacs. Ginseng, long-used in Asia, has made it to the mainstream and is offered in chewing gum form and in the latest ice tea and juice drinks. The ginseng root is believed to stimulate energy and sustain sexual potency. People interested in Herb Co., whole Foods, General Nutrition Center, and Goodson ' s Health Foods. 90 BeeR)lleri tnwEncbnJ DRUGS 33 ' I did drugs to conquer boredom and pass the time. I found more interest- ing things to occupy my time on the weekends, at parties, when 1 m hanging out wit h a group of friends. I don ' t think ot myself as a drug user though. It ' sjust something I do to relax and have fun. " While some students like Michelle got turned on to drugs when they entered college, others like Richard, a second-year chemistry major, found the college drug scene unappealing: " I did drugs in high school and I guess 1 did a lot of them. 1 didn ' t have much of a social life then and |ust did pot with a couple of friends. I ' d just lock my.self in my room and smoke pot all day. When I came to Cal, I knew there was going to be pot everywhere. But for some reason. I lelt no desire to do anv ot it. It wasn t like 1 was forcing myself to stop, I |ust found more interestin j things to occup ' m ' time. There was all this excitement and discovery and positive creation and I responded by really getting into my studies and research. Before. I did drugs to conquer my boredom and pass the time. Drugs can be a social activity easily accessible and enjoyable, but drugs also have the potential to consume entire lives. Sara, a transfer student from Arizona, di.scusses her battle with dru2;s: " I had a problem v ' ith cocaine. I don t know how it all started, but it was a long process getting to the point when I realized 1 had .i problem. Everything came crashing M U S ANS AND DRUG ABUSE All of the following musicians have fallen due to drug addiction. Jimmy Chamberlin: Drummer kicked out of the band Smashing Pumpkins because of heroin use in 1996. Eric Clapton: Guitarist, singer, songwriter overcame heroin addiction m 1974. Kurt Cobain: Singer, songwnter of the band Nirvana died in 1994 of a heroin-related suicide. John Coltrane: Jazz saxophonist overcame heroin addiction in iqs7 Miles Davis: Jazz trumpeteer overcame heroin addiction in 1954 Shannon Hoon: Lead singer of the band Blind Melon died of a cocaine overdose in 1996. David Gahan: Singer of the band Depeche Mode busted tor drugs in 1996, Jerry Garcia: Singer of the band Grateful Dead, died of a heart attack m a drug treatment center in 1996. Stan Getz: Jazz saxophonist was addicted to heroin. Billie Holiday: Jazz singer was addicted to heroin. janis joplin: mger, songwriter died of a heroin overdose in 1970 jonathon Melvoin: Keyboardist of the band Smashing Pumpkins died of a drug overdose in 1996. Dave Navarro: Guitanst of bands Jane ' s Addiction and Red Hot Chill Peppers overcame heroin addiction in 1991 Charlie Parker: Jazz saxophonist was addicted to heroin. Keith Richards: Guitarist of the band Rolling Stones overcame heroin addiction in 1977. Scott Weiland: Singer of the band Stone Temple Pilots entered rehdbin 1996. 34 LIFE )v ti and all I cared about was the drug. I was nineteen id wouldn ' t even concei ' e of being twenty, and 1 said to yselt. ' This is it. This is all my lite is going to be. ' But. itii 111} ' mother s lo e and the support ot a close h ' lend ho li.id already got o ' er his addiction. I turned my ik ound. I went into rehab and 1 went to all the meetings [erward. It was the most difficult thing I ' ve e ' er hac to :e and 1 still face it today. The one thing I have learned i: at drugs and addiction can take over, but I am the one 10 is ultimately in control. Catherine Leung arijuana sits neatly m its container ready to be ingested, right. A thora of multi-colored water pipes at Wicked, below, a store on •legraph, tantalizes customers. A i . Drug Wars Voters choose to legal- ize MEDICAL MARJUANA Since 1937, marijuana was listed as a " schedule I " drug, which meant that it had no apparent medical value, and could be easily abused. But in the 1997 November election, 56% of California voters passed Proposition 215, legalizing marijuana for medical use. These results brought out many debates and promoted more research to find out what marijuana really does, and if its benefits outweigh its potential negatives. The idea was introduced by George Soros, who was convinced that marijuana has medical benefits. It has been said to treat nausea and vomiting which come with cancer patients on chemotherapy, restore appetite and stall severe weight loss associated with AIDS patients, and treat glaucoma, which is the leading cause of blindness. Proposition 215 attracted voters because of their compassion for people afflicted with cancer, AIDS, and other diseases which are increasingly claiming more lives. Although Proposition 215 and the similar Proposition 200 in Arizona passed, the federal government has some reservations about the case. The law allows patients to use pot for practically any complaint- including migraine headaches. It also allows patients of any age to use the drug, which stirs up the fear of children abusing the drug, leading them to harder sub- stances, such as heroin and cocaine. The Clinton Administration opposes Proposi- tion 215 and even threatens to penalize doctors who prescribe the drug. If doctors treat their patients with marijuana, they jeopardize their right to write prescrip- tions and may not be reimbursed for their Medicare and Medicaid patients. The result of the debate is more research. It is undecided whether or not marijuana is better than current therapies to treat the same conditions. There is also concern that the possible benefits of using marijuana may not be attained free of the intoxicating effects of smoking it. Some people are upset, saying that marijuana should be freely accessible right away, and that in the meantime many patients are suffering in pain. Others agree that more tests need to be done before anything is decided-not enough is known about marijuana to actually say that it is so useful, but there is a potential that it may be. -Stephanie Sato BODY PARTS Numerous parts of the body can sustain a piercing. Here are some suggestions and the current price tag on pain: Ear $15 TraiguS(tr«it(upo(»rj 20 Nostril 15 Eyebrow 20 Septum 25 Lip 20 Lab ret MM 25 Nipple 25 Tongue 30 Genitalia 30 Prices according to Zebra Tattoo and Body Piercing, Berkeley. uage By tattooing and piercing their bodies, students expressed their personality and individuality remcmbor rli.u gay from CalSo orientanon last summer, but 1 don ' t remember that ring through his eyebrow! " It seems that the tarroo and bod} ' piercing trend has found its way to Cal. Students are marking then- territories by adorning their bodies with ink. and surgical steel. Why are students flocking to the tattoo and body piercing parlors immediately after dropping their bags off at their new residences? Tattooing and body piercing is a sort of rite of passage. Cierting either one IS proof of a student s freedom, uniqueness and courage as an adult. While not e ' er - student looks like a walking mural or spoked wheel, tattooed and pierced bodies are not uncommon sights in [Berkeley. 36 A tattoo desipi by Jason Schroeder ts displayed, left, on the back of Rebecca Prohias, a junior English major. A tattoo artist at Zebra Tattoo and Body Piercing creates a piece on a xvtllwg client, INTERVIEW Portrait of a body piercer 0: Why didyou choose to be a body piercer? A: I ot into body piercing early on. when I was fourteen. 1 saw a book of piercings and was really intrigued by the whole thing. 1 started piercing myself and Igot addicted to it, the pam. the way it looked. Then I was piercing all my fiends. It was like a hobby and It turned into a career. I really enjoy the work. Q: %udoyou like about piercing people ' s body parts? A: Well. It ' s really an intimate experience. It ' s physical and spiritual . I kind of liken it to sex. I mean thejirst time I pierced a girl ' s navel, her skin ivas really tough, and when the needle finally went through, it was such a release, almost orgasmic. Now it ' s become an art for me. like meditation. I ' m very methodic now. 0: Why do you think people want to get their body pierced? vmao I s aecori A: Its decorating the body. For some, it ' s like an obsession, a religious ' XX per:.. Telegraph Avenue displays his facial ornaments. experience. L bey re trying to see how many piercings they can get. how many places they can get them m. and how much pain they can take. It also stimulates the skin, so some people i;vt it to heii;flHen sexual pleasure. I guess it ' s been getting pretty trendy lately, so I dooet some preppy-types coming in. For them it ' s fashion or some rebellious statement. It ' s all good though. I ' m i lad to see people are openini ' up to It. I don tget as many, " You freak!. ' )uin ' iiiiiiv . Q: WlhU ' s the most difficidt place to pierce? A: I guess It woidd have to be the penis. Not necessarily technically but just becuase of the tension in the air when Im Joini; it. I mean these are the guys lewels and I don t care how pumped up macho he is. you know he ' s scared shitless. But I ' m confident in my skilb. Q: What ' s the most popular place to pierce? A: Right now. a lot of people are getting their toii ' ues done. I think it ' s because it ' s a sensual place, it ' s in your mouth, you ' re always jeeling it, playing with it. Plus it ' s internal, so most people can hide it fthey want to. Q: How loni do you think this body piercim fad will last? A: There s always om to be people getting pierced. Its like tattoos, it ' s been around for ages. Mavbe when the fad ends, people will be taking out their rings and bars and letting their boles close up. leaving only the scar to show their i andkids. We ' ll lose some people then. But you neveiTinow. it may just stick around. Look at it. people are piercing their baby ' s ears ri t out of the womb now. -Catherine Leung ij-:: Smart Alec ' s veg e burger fries Eat ail your Vegetables A meal without meatf Although not the most popular idea in America, where a hamburger and fries is a common meal, vegetarianism is a growing trend. People choose to be vegetarians because of health, religious, and environmental reasons. family, she rcni.iins con ' inced that It IS healthier to lea ' e meat and Hsh out of her diet. " People think that with a ' egetarian diet. you don ' t get enough vitamins whk ' h can he easily made up with supplements, says Lee. Was It easy for her to change her diet and forsake meat: " It ' s sometimes hard, especially v hen I o ro a Korean restaurant with my friends, and the meat looks so ophomore Jeannie Lee became a vegetarian a year ago after taking an influential ecology class in hi h school. She learned to respect the en ironment, and she resolved to not eat meat to save the ener ' that sjoes into meat production. " You have to use fossil fuels and plastic, and there are many extraneous and minerals, but the only factors that go into meat processing, " explains Lee. " I vitamin jou re missing is B 1 2 think it is a waste of energy. " Being a vegetarian has influenced other parts of her life as well. She is overall more environmentally aware and is an active recycler, e ' en going to other students ' rooms in her Unit 3 dorm, going through their trash and checking to see if anything can be rec) ' cled. Ranji Banthia, a .sophomore majoring in psychol- good, " says Lee, " but I immedi- og) ' , chooses to be a vegetarian for mostly religious ately think to myself clogged reasons. " The principle of janism is Ahimsa, which arteries ' or ' heart attack ' and that means a belief in non-violence against anything down I m doing myself a favor by not to the most minute molecule. My parents have eating meat. " She has not once broke dou n and always given me a choice, but generally. 1 am not u.sed succumbed to temptation. to eating meat. You ' re not going to miss something Sometimes it is also difficult w hen Lee eats with you re not ased to, " says Banthia. " Environmentally, friends in places like McDonald s, which serves consuming a meat diet is a waste of energ) ' . With the mainly hamburgers. " 1 end up getting only french population explosion and enough people starving, a fries, which is not very fulfilling, and kind of anno) ' - vegetarian diet is ideal because it is less energy ing, " Lee says. But she thinks that most places are consuming, " he adds. recognizing the vegetarian diet, .iiid that they are Lee ' s family, who lives in Korea, did not approve making a profit. " Places like Smart Alec s are of her decision to go vegetarian. Believing in the probably making a decent amount of money. I m not common myth that vegetarians are missii.g impor- a ' egetarian to be trend) ' , but I think that it s the tant vitamins and minerals, they were concerned that trend right now. Places that arc vegetarian are doing she would become malnourished. Although Lee well rijjht now, " says Lee. compromi.scs by eating fish whenever she sees her -Stephanie Sato VEGETARIAN BY DEFINITION Vegetarian: General term used to describe a person who excludes meat, poultry, fisfi, or other an imal-derived foods from their diets. Omnivore: Person who has no formal restrictions on the eating of any foods. Semivegetarian: includes some, but not all, groups of animal-derived foods, usually excludes red meat, but may occasionally include poultry, fish, and seafood; sometimes called partial vegetarian. Lacto-ovo-vegetarian: includes milk, milk products, and eggs, and excludes meat, poultry, fish, and seafood. Lactovegetarian: includes milk and milk products, and excludes meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and seafood. Vegan: excludes all animal-derived foods (including meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and dairy products); also called pure,_ vegetarian, strict vegetarian, or total vegetarian Source: UntimfdHjitrg Numriow.Wcst Publishing Co[ n 996. 38 A PERSONAL NARRATIVE ffY " " |5i- ' Satisfied cravings ' ■ Being a vegetarian doesn ' t mean that every meal is a salad. m ' Understanding the demand for • _ _ . creative vegetarian dining, Berkeley restauranteurs cater to a large population of vegetarians by offering a variety of meatless dishes. Whether its a strictly vegetarian menu or one with a token vegetable entree, there ' s a dish to satisfy every herbivore ' s palate. Here ' s a sample of Berkeley ' s vegetarian offerings: Fat Slice Veggie Slice Bongo Burger Falafel Sandwich Smart Alec ' s Veggie Burger and Fries BearTeriyaki House Tofu Plate Fabulosa Vegetarian Burrito Sun Hong Kong Vegetarian Potstickers Intermezzo Eggplant L ' amour Cancun Tortilla Soup Coffee Source Pasta Salad Plearn Vegetarian Pad-Thai $2.00 1.75 3-29 4-50 3.20 3-75 4.19 2.00 2.99 4.75 Where ' s the Beef? by Rebecca Prohias HSi ' ii ro ! i- ii vegetarian for Jive yean. I knew what n was like to make a meal out of ude orders and grub down on salad at a barbecue. It all began when I learned about the treatment of animals 1 was eating and itmt me wondering just how healthy eatmg sick and miserable animals would be on both a physical and spiritual level I learned about the immense environmen- tal damage that raising cattle injlicts. 1 thought. " I don ' t need meat, so why eat it " So I stopped gradually, first cutting out red meat, then birds, then fish. At first, my parents, especially my dad who was raised on pork rinds jor breakfast in Cuba, worried that I wasn t getting enough protein. It eventually became their excuse jor my rebellious behavior during adolescence. " It ' s because she ' s not getting enough protein, " they would say. Time passed and I learned quite a bit about the inside world of vegetarianism. I could tell you about a friend who was a vegetarian chejand designated a completely different set of utensils for meat, about different cultural perspectives on meat while traveling to different countries where o ering meat is an honor, about people I ' ve met who became vegetarians jor health reasons but who spend so much energy stressing about it that it really doesn ' t seem healthy in the long run. Last New Year I was sorting out my personal values and contemplating my subscription to them on a more deliberate and conscious level. I got to vegetarianism and realized that sometimes I do crave meat. Being a " vegetarian " limited the fulfillment oj those needs. ! decided to discard my ' abel of " vegetarian " and to do just what feels naturalwithout the expectations along with a label. ALTERNATIVE DIETS 39 Tale of iwo Cities connects the city oj San Fninciso to Mann ami Sonoma counties. Although it is distinctly red in color, the Golden Gate Bridge gets its name by bemg the gate rom the Pacijic Ocean to the golden state of Calijornia. The rivalry between the Bay Area and Southern California continues. With the migration of: Angelenos to Berke- ley and Northerners remaining in the area, two cultures express their own " California-style " C V _ alitornia is like Neopoliran ice cream: a anety of fla ofs m one package where there s something for e eryone. This great state that we live in is more diverse than Baskin Rohbins ' 31 Flavors. Geographically, the division between Northern and Southern Calitornians may bejust a matter of latitude, but there is definitely more than meets the eye. In tact, many people s perception, or stercot ' ping. is often a mutated ersion of the real thing. On the whole, people have come to view Calitornians as surfing beach bums whose vocabulary consists mainly of the word " dude. What distinejuishes Northern California from Southern? Before coming to Cal, sophomore Mark Afi-am of Orange Count ' " told |okes about Northern Californians and how they all lived on farms and drove pick-ups with gun racks. " Despite all thejokes, Mark chose Cal for its reputation, and after 2 years of realizing that Northern California was not one big .sound stage for the Beverly Hillbillies, he says. " I haven ' t milked a cow } ' et. but you never know... actually, it ' s an easy transition. E en though the atmosphere is very different, it s exciting becau.se there are so man} ' different opportunities here. 1 here s a ery .luthentic lifestyle in the Bay Area. Another Orange County n.itive. freshman |en Shen, describes Ik rkeley s appeal, " North- ern C]alifornians are laid back, apathetic. No one conforms, there isn t too much pressure and you can do more things in a closer radius. Similarly, Sheila Vasan, a resident of Los Angeles i CAHinty, sees the North as a " lot less pretentious, less concerned with wh.it ihe ' wear and more focused on -hat s important in life. " 40 :ih{ 0 fix ' line for cable cars at Poife and Market streets, abiwe, is a major gathering spotjor tourists who wait m line to ride on the historic Right, downtown San Francisco is a pedestrianjriendly shopping district compared to Los Angeles ' corporate downtown center. ( h.iiige is an ine -irahlc part of lile and the transition from Mill to North is, tor the most part, a successful one. However, I outhern Lalifornian s biggest pet peeve about Nortliern • ' I Jl ' ius is that the) ' assume Los Angeles is the land of perHdity I I home to the snobbish. Jenny Resnik puts it best b) ' sayini ] t Northern residents " think they are goins; to die by the 1 ids of an L.A. £;anc; or see a thousand movie stars which is .1 h ,1 misperception. " Overall, a common thought of most 3 itliorners is that the Bay Area is too cold. After all, Los ' gcles residents are basically beach bums, right: Hi om these descriptions it seems as if a difference of lifestyles V iiLl create tension-walking vs. driving, beaches vs. the bay, u I Bears vs. Bruins. On this supposed animosit) ' , freshman . a Brook comments, " Humans have a natural tendency to I.Mt hen ) ' ou re in a biggroup, it ' s us against them; there V I .liways be a difference. From that comes competition such ■ports. " l ' )Lit what about those Berkeley students who are not natives ) .ilifornia in general? What draws them here to our mecca of e nmgf For Clara Kangof Lincoln, Nebraska, the . niliusker State, this hackneyed misconception is what ii ,K tod her: " Let me think. H mm... Nebraska vs. California. I ill real tough decision. ' I scntialiy, California really is like Neopolitan icecream. : r tast) ' experience contributes to the appeal of the whole. : n though most Southern California residents and out-of- t CIS react positnel)- to the Bay Area, there ' s no place like 1 no, - ANNIE Lee North vs. South a BAY AREA The bay Rock beaches " Hella " Skaters Granola Party of Five Pine trees Used book stores Volvo Peet ' s Coffee The Giants Massage parlors Andronico ' s Aromatherapist jerry Garcia Gourmet burritos Vegan Sourdough baguettes BART Bicyclists Great America Haight-Ashbury Noah ' s Bagels comparison byjeannie Lee so. CALIFORNIA The beach Sand beaches " Like " Surfers Power Bars Bevery Hills 90210 Palm trees Mini-malls Mercedes-Benz Coffee Bean Tea Leaf The Dodgers Tanning salons Ralphs Personal trainer Snoop Doggy Dogg Gourmet pizza Chicken Challa Freeway Drivers Disneyland Melrose Noah ' s Bagels America Offline Marked by traffic |ams on both campus and commercial services, the internet explodes t Web at workstations in campus computer centers and from home with the Berkeley Internet Kit (BIK). While there was convenient access to a computer terminal, it wasn ' t always as easy to link onto the Internet BIK users more often than not were greeted with busy signals when dialing into the University system. To cope with the high volume of users and insufficient capacity of the campus network, students wishing to increase their on-line opportunities subscribed to commercial services, such as America Online. America Online, the largest Internet provider serving 8 million members, offered a highly competitive price of $19-95 for unlim- ited use in October of 1996. By December. America Online systems were overloaded with eager netsurfers. Impatient and annoyed, subscribers threatened the Internet provider with legal cases charging false advertising. To avoid legal battles in states across the nation. America Online began offering subscribers rebates up to $39.90 for unavailable access. The company also cancelled advertising the special rate and is spending $350 million to add 150.00 modems to their system. The traffic jams on both the University and America Online systems signify the Internet as a popular and essential means of communicating and gathering information. For students, the need to access the Internet quickly and efficiently, if not met inside the University, must be satisfied by outside commercial services. But even the largest Internet provider couldn ' t satiate the public ' s appetite for information. The popularity of Internet reflects our desire and demand for rapid transit on the Info -Catherine Leung Source: Time. February 1997. JufCal 1 ■■ K ihc UC licrkclcy homepage iaii luik its lacrs. to other Uinvctnty sites such as the Library and Bear Stores, above, as well as other search engines, Yahoo! and Alta Visra. A student at the Evans Computing Facility, right, finds the on-campus computer worksta tions a convement place to access the Internet and other work programs. — -- -- ' t A ffroup of stiuicnti use computer jaciltties in the basement oj Evans Hall cat BDLTDB Hooked Students keep up with the LATEST ON THE WeB L let s take a trip on the World Wide Web. We can go to a site and buy the latest model of BMW, make airline reservations, find a library book, and meet someone in Tripoli. The Web is the nineties electronic version ot the mall, the ultimate one-stop shopping place. Even UC Berkeley has an aisle on the Internet. Welcome to the University ot California at Berkely website. Students, faculty, and curious minds can wander though the campus and tap into its resources. Approximately 20,000 people access the information on the UC Berkeley website a day. Sex-ent} ' percent of these people are h ' om college campuses worldwide, including the 56% from the Berkeley campus. Most of the users are Berkeley students who find the website a resource of services and information. The UC Berkeley home page is just the beginning ot the nersurter s ad ' enture. From this page, a user can access general information about the Uni ersit ' and the latest campus news and events, browse by department, and receive specific information pertaining to students or facult) ' . The home page links users to the UC Berkeley Libraries, which includes Doe (Main) and Moftitt Libraries and 20 branch libraries as well as 1 3 affiliated libraries that ser ' e the special interests of the facult) ' and staff. In addition to having access to the 8 million s ' olumes in the Library, u.sers can access the wealth of the Bancroh Library collection. Internet access to the University libraries not only serves the students and faculty on campus, but also allows the information coveted by the University to be utilized by students and educators worldwide. COMMUNICATIONS 43 Ft lc . Scj. ' f. ' ahtjn Another valuable resource the UC Bcrkcic) ' website offers is the ability to plan class schedules and register for classes. The Schehk ofClasics has made it on-line and for the first time in the Spring of 1997, and students could register for classes through the Telebears system on the Internet. By offering the Schedule of Classes. and Telebears on-line, administrators hope to alle ' iate some of the difficulties and frustrations of regi.stration. Students can check the enrollment of a particular lecture, look for open di.scussion sections and enter the course control number of their desired class all in one place. But beyond the services of the Uni ersit ' page, students and faculty can access information on any sub|ect, an) ' uliere m the world. The Internet cm not onl ' aid in the users ' academic pursuits but also let them escape from the pre.ssure of academia. , Hntertainment sites, travel The Internet is both „aes, chat groups, and an academic and mteiicnve games allow e nte rta i n m e nt " ' ' " ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' " " ' global scale. resource -Catherine Leung The eomptitcr eciitcr in the l i eincut oj iir.ui.v I Liil pio ' idc tiidciit with word processing, puhlishiin and networking sfrricfj. The dimpus computer centers are directly linked to the Internet, allowing students to avoid busy signals while attemptini to access the syston from home. 44 CaiEGlTDE staying connected Students relied on pagers and cellular phones to keep in touch with work and friends I |o longer used only for doctors or for the adult working class, pagers are now popular among students. Calling and leaving messages on an answering machine is considered a communication lag, and students prefer to use pagers because they are portable. To keep up with school, work, and social lives, students need to be available at all times. Sophomore Weber Shih, who first bought a pager when he was sixteen for work purposes, explains his motivations for using a pager " It ' s easier to get a hold of someone, instead of playing phone tag. And with leaving messages on the answering machine, it ' s just too slow, " Getting a head start m the job market, a student enjoys the convenience of a cellular phone to call potential employers. insists Shih, who gets around four pages a day, and sometimes as much as ten. " And being out all day, you don ' t feel like you have to keep checking your messages, " he adds. Randolph Wang, a freshmen ESU (engineering science undeclared) major, also had a pager at age l6, but for different reasons than Shih. " I had already wanted one so that my friends could keep track of me, but my parents also wanted me to have one so that they would always know where I was, " Wang explains. " If I wasn ' t home when I said I would be, they could just page me. We had an understanding that I ' d call them back right away. " Both Shih and Wang have the same pager model, the Ultra Express Fix, which is popular because " it doesn ' t look flash or gaudy, " Wang explains. The model is compact and simple with only a few buttons and can easily fit into your pocket or be clipped onto your belt with a chain. Wang also has voice mail and a tri-state option, so that anyone in California, Nevada, and Arizona can contact him. He pays a $60 per year for everything. But not everybody finds the need to have a pager. " I ' d feel like I had no privacy, " says Chengboey Lau, a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering. " I ' d feel obligated to return every call as soon as possible, whereas with an answering machine, people could just leave a message and I ' d call back when I was available, " says Lau. Lau also dislikes it when a pager is not set on a vibrating mode and goes off during inappropriate times, like during class. " It ' s very disruptive when other people hear it and people don ' t turn it off right away in class. It causes a lot of distraction, especially during midterms, " says Lau. Freshman Matt Price agrees. " It ' s very disruptive, which is why my high school banned pagers, along with cellular phones. If they were found, they were confiscated, " Price says. Price never felt the need to get a pager, saying that " I ' d never really need to use it. My parents know where I am, and I don ' t think paying so much money for it is worth it. " There are also ways of letting people know who is paging you. Many people ask their friends to not only type in the return number, but to also punch in [ ] which stands for a space, and their birth date, like [618] (June 18) to let them know who is calling them. Others even leave more elaborate messages. " There are different systems of using numbers to stand for letters of the alphabet, " states Wang. " My friend ' s initials are B.S. so he punches in [85] because ' B ' and [8], and ' S ' and [5] look similar. " For letters like ' n ' , things get slightly more complicated. Wang uses ' 17 ' to stand for ' n, ' saying that it looks close visually. " You usually try to type in something simple that can be easily figured out, " Wang says. -Stephanie Sato COMMUNICATIONS 45 STRIKE .- i fT »• •, ■ ¥ PROP2Q9-YEAR I PEPPEJl SPRAY MOE ' TIEN R:ESIG ' 46 Dwinelle Hall undergoes remodeling to add more classrooms and ojjices to the existing structure. The construction continued to alter the campus landscape, expanding to accommodate the growing University. 47 . w wt f RADUATE STUDENT INSTRUC- 3RS HIT THE PICKET LINE ATTHE USYINTERSECTON OF BANCROFT lAYANDTELEGRAPH AVENUE. In N EFFORTTOGAIN RECOGNITION 5 UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES AND ALLY FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAIN- IG RIGHTS, THE GSIS STRIKED IN OTH THE FALL AND SPRING SE- ESTERS. Graduate students unite to gain collective rights he Assocurion of Graduate Student Hmployees v ent on strike tuice this year, demanding; tliat tlie L ' nu ' ersit) ' gu ' e them eolleetixe bargaining nights so the} ' could negotiate tor smaller classes, better working conditions, and higher salaries. The first strike this j ' ear was a three-day strike from No -ember 20-22. which was also the tirst-ever s ' stem-wide coordinated strike. UCLA and UC San Diego graduate student instructors also went on strike at the same time. In order tor the AGSE to have collective bargaining rights, the GSls must be considered employees ot the Uni ersity rather than students. But according to a 1992 state ruling, the GSIs were considered students, with their |obs as part ot their education. " GSIs do provide a valuable service, but this is an educational opportunit) ' provided to them, said Debra Harrington, a campus spokesperson. " Collective bargaining places a pure employment relationship on what is a combination ot service provision and educational opportunit}-. " ' Luke Restonck. a GSl in material science and minerals engineering who was not an AGSE member, said that although it sometimes teels like ajob, teaching is an important and usetul skill to learn. " " Learning to pass knowledge on is part ot education. " ' said Restonck. " " ' ou cant learn it well unless you can explain it to others. " Some GSIs disagreed. " I consider myself an employee and consider my work ajob, ' " said AGSE member Catherine Hollis, a GSI in English. " As a science GSI, I could potentially be doing a )ob that has to do with my dissertation. But teaching is not necessarily turthering my dissertation. There was more support fro m th e huma nrncs and social science departments tor the strike than trom the science and engineering departments. This was because the science and engineering departments get more outside fianding, from companies like the National Science Foundation and the National Institute ot Health. i not tair to sttidents because it makes tor ind means cutting; down time with Humanities and soi lal sciences suffer from increasing class size. Although it shouklbe around 40 students per GSI, some- times there are a lot mo! e, which could be hindrance tor students. " I have had up to 80 or 90 students in a section and know of GSIs who h.ivc had o ' e;- 100. " said AGSE member Liz Oglesby, a GSI in geograph} ' . " " It an unwieldy discussion indu ' iduals, " she added. More than 1,000 ot UC Berkeley " s 1700 GSIs are members ot the AGSE. Accordir g to AGSE President Lily Khad|avi, an estimated 55°u ot the cai npus GSIs took part m the hrst strike. According to Joseph Diiggan. associate dean ot the graduate division, the figure was " highly inaccurate, ' because only l-2°o of the classes were actually cancelled, and other classes were held ofif- campus instead. Duggan called the hrst 3-da) ' strike unsuccessful, say ' ing that the " " strike definitely has n " t swayed the L ' niversity. " " So the AGSE went on strike again in the spring semester, trom April 30-May 2. 1 " he center ot activity was at the Telegraph Avenue-Bancroft Wa intersection, where GSIs passed out fliers, collected signatun s for a petition they wanted to send to Chancellor Tien, and tl e)- asked people to stay oft the campus to show their support. Otl ler picket lines v ' ere at the North Gate, Tolman. Kroeber and Universit) ' Avenue entrances to campus. According to Khad avi. 1000 more people showed their support in the spring sti ike. But according to Duggan, about 10- 15 " o of classes were held oft-campus and less than 5% were cancelled. But the strike was n )t effecti ' e enough to change any policies. The GSIs demands for collective bargaining rights have been an ongoingstruggle tor recognition since 1983. written Sy Stephanie Sato source: Tf)e ' T)ai{y Qalijornian X Learning to pass knowledge on is parr of education. You can ' t learn it well unless you can explain it to others. ' GSI STRIKE 49 r iW| Vf lncellorTien referred is resignation as his ' n graduation with the iss of 1997 at the VOCATION Ceremony, dents request the ancellor ' s •GRAPH, W. I n July 1. Cliancellof Chang- Lm fien otiicully stepped down horn his post, and the chancellorship was assumed h - Robert Berdahl From the University of Texas. Austin. At sixt) ' years old. Tien resigned after heading the Unnx-rsity since 1990. He said he quit his $212,100-a-yearjob to spend time with his tamil)--his wife, Di-Hwa and three children. Tien said he was also looking forward to spending more time with his research, and teaching in the campus ' Department of Mechanical Engineering. It has been a great honor and pruilege tor me to ser ' e as Berkeley ' s chancellor, " said Tien. " Now I would like to go back to my scholastic activities and spend more time with m ' family. " According to some regents, Tien resigned because oi disappointment with the UC Regents ' 1995 decision to remove race, ethnicity, and gender as a consideration for admission was a disappointment. Although Tien admitted that he had considered resignation after the decision to cease affirmative action was made, he said that this played no part in announcing his decision to resign in October 1996. Tien had announced his resignation early, so that there would be plenty of time to find a replacement. One ot Tien ' s more marked accomplishments during his tenure was his ability to ftindraise. Taking his post at a time when state fijnding decreased and the financial situation v ' as gloom)-, Tien set to fijndraising. ' While state fijnding dropped more than 20 percent during his tenure, student registration fees more than doubled, and 435 senior faculty members left the school due to early retirement programs, Tien helped raise $780 million while he was chanceltefTinciuding $15 million dunngTmp toTaiwan m October-which was the largest single international donation in Tien LEAVES C His greatest contribution was creating a campus community full oi individuals connected as one. the L ' nn-ersity ' slhistory. But Bob Ro ;enzweig, former Stanford Unu ' ersit) ' vice president and at thor oi an upcoming book about university leadership, .said i hat because Tien spent a lot of time fundraising, he put other res|)onsibilities on hold. " Not that the distinction between public and pru ' ate is rapidlj ' disappearing, do es it detract ftom other duties? The answer is. yeah, it, does, " s; id Rosenzweig. Tien admitt :d that he ne ' er got around to streamlining the campus admmis rration and acquiring more technological resources for students. But he said that although he spent a lot of time hindraisins . he thought that he did not neglect his amount of in ' ol ' ement as ; chancellor. He attended almost all of the UC Regents ' meetin js, went to national .science organizations, visited classes and lead : he cheers at football games. ' Tien was able to de -elop trust withm the L ' niverisity. " said UC Regent Stejihen Nakashima. " He succeed ;d in making the campus more personal, " said history protesso ' Bob Brentano. " His greatest contribution was in creating a campi ,s communit) ' foil of individuals connected as one. " Often Tien vas seen on campus, enthustiastically talking with students, orjust railing out to them v ' ith a smile v -ith an enthusi- astic, " Go Bears! ' Although m iny administrators and students were sad at Tien ' s resignatic n, Tien said that he would still be invol -ed in campus activitie .. " ' I ' ou will still see me on campus, " Tien said. " You can ' t get nil ot me. " uritten h Stepf anie Sato source: T Je ' Daily [adfotinan THE CHANCELLORSHIP, BUT NOT CaL CHANCELLOR Action for Women P- t ' « » ' Women ' s R«g .i.s.soJ uirli St pcii ' cnt ot the vote on N ' o embcr 5, 1 )96. 1 ' lopo sition 2 09 enJcd attirmative action pio£;rams based on race and ijender in state-kinded institu- tions. The oters ' approval at Proposition 209 set aside the Re£;ents own afhrmative action ban which was approved in |alv 1995. Under Propo;ition 209. students and employees applying to state-funded in ititurions like UC Berkeley will be consid- ered Kir admissioi i without rejjards to race and £;ender. The ■ idmit the top 50 percent of applicants solely la, instead of the 40 percent it had been in The other applicants will be considered on the basis jf non-academic achievements, personal Cjualities. and socio-econom c background. UC Regent Ward Connerly. v ho chaired the Yes on 209 s campaign to win votes and had originally introduced the plan in |uly. laid eliminating race and gender as factors in admission did not discourage di -ersir) ' . " Let be clear, today s vote was not a re|ection of diversit) ' . said of using diversity as an excuse for discrimi- br u-hite males or a v ' lctory for white people: campus will now on academic crite the past. Connerly. " It was a rejectior nation. This is not a victory it ' s a victory for all of us. " Tho.se who did not ad ' ( would be eliminated in the s would apply because they w that underrepresented mine would fall b)- 50 to 70 perce graduate class entering in th entering in the fall 1 998 After a rally in Sproul P professors spoke m favor of Then there was a two-h our blocked traffic at some pom the election results. Fu ' e der poles at the top of the Camf below It. Some rang the bell locked arms with each othei ;ate Proposition 209 feared that dnersity hools. Fewer underrepresented minorities 3uld not feel as welcome. It u-as expected rity enrollment at Berkeley and UCLA It. The plan will come into effect tor the ; fall 1997, and the undergraduate class aza and a protest. 500 students and some 1 united stance against Proposition 209. Tiarch through downtown Berkeley, which s. Then 200 outraged students protested the vote by storming the Ca npanile on the night of No -ember 6. after lonstrators chained themselves to the metal anile, and many others camped out in tents of the Campanile and chanted, and others to prevent the police from entering the TUDENT SI ' ROTESTTHE IMPLEMENTATION t PROPOSITION 209. By mean SPEECH, SIGNS, AND MARCHES DENTSSHOWEOTHEIRSUPPORT AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POLIC Students voice their discontent tou ' er. " rhe Campanile tower is a symbol representing; the university, and the i ory tower of elitism and exclusionism, one student demonstrator said. " Our occupation defies the passing of Proposition 209. Our occupation is an act of resistance and reclamation. Chancellor Tien responded with the students concerns by replying that he was required to " abide by the rules although he opposed Proposition 209. He said he would make sure that programs promoting campus diversity like ethnic and women s studies programs would remain strong. He asked the students for some understanding for his position. " Give me a litde bit of credit, " said Tien. " I love all of you: you are my sisters and brothers. On April 5, 1997, the 9tii U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voted Proposition 209 constitutional. I think this is a glorious day for the people of California, " Connerly said. " This decision reaffirms the proposition that all Americans should be treated equally and should not be getting special considerations. In order to keep a diverse campus, the L ' niversit) ' plans to have more outreach programs, making connections with high schools with many underrepresented minorities, and encouraging them to appl} ' . The L ' niversity can also take into account socio-economic status as part of the admission process. " We have to step up outreach, targeting underprivi- leged kids regardless of race, said regent William Bagley. In response to the proceedings, more than 50 students occupied Sproul Hall on April 2S. 1997, locking the entrance doors and locking office doors of employees who were out to lunch. The protesters marched through the halls and chanted. But UC police got into the building and after protesters tried to reoccupy the rest of the building, officers us ed pepper spray. After repeated attempts to reenter the building, the police again used pepper spraj,- on the students, and struck some of them with batons as well. Some thought the use of force was necessary. " The doors were locked, " said L ' niversity spokesperson |esus Mena. ou could not come in: ou could not leave. The police were concerned that this would be repeated and therefore didn t want to let them back in. But others thought this was excessi ' e. " We ' ' e been beaten e ' en thou gh we re unarmed, ' said junior Anthony Weathington. Some people thought being sprayed with pepper spray was some- thing to be pleased with. It sa little red badge of courage, " said junior Garrick Bernstein. written 9j Stephanie Sato source: T6e " Daify [adjornian 209 PROTEST 53 % SJP ,. III A BERKELEY FIGURE DIES BUT HIS LEGACY LIVES ON iiApiil 1. 1997. Morns " loc l losko •lr:- owncr of Moc s Bookstore on Telegraph, p.issed awa) ' of a heart attack at the as;e of 76. Moskowitr, who had lome to the Bay Area from New ' i ork to pursue an acnnv; career, opened the secondhand hook- store in 1959. He worked right along with his employees behind a cash register on the first floor for nearly 40 years. Store manac er Cicne Barone said Moe was a creat boss. " He was extremely well-regarded as an honest businessman who paid extremely well. He was In many wa}s the best boss you could ha e. Barone said. Manager of rare books |ohn ' ont;av;reed. He described Moe was a man who was ivini; and unselfish. " As a boss, he was reat, " W ' on said. " He s almost too i;enerous and kindh ' for tins business. He ' s done well for him.self. He has a great resoKe and great willpower. " According to Wong, Moe allowed everyone, including people on the street, to use the store ' s bathrooms. Besides his generosit) ' , Moe was also known as an eccentric man who lo ed his cigars and sani to the customers. " I )uringthe AFTERTHE death of its OWNt THE ACTIVE BERKELEYAN MORRfl " moe " moskowitz, moe ' s Books ON telegraph avenue continues to serve the community as it has sin 1959. day. he was often kn( all in |est. but he mit l reall) ' hammed it up. " He was larger tl Moe s. " He was as ui anyone you could im theatre. To understa voice, the ofi-key sins Moe was also kn while other stores wt People s Park, Moe j anarchist tendencies, thetic and was alway Moe insisted on he paid 30 percent ol the book ' s value in n On April 20. hull pay tribute to Moe. ariety of people; pot those attending whe Band, UC Berkeley I Julia Vinograd. Peof their memories of M Moe ' s wife Rene him and Moe s Boo Berkelej ' history. wn to break into song, said Wons;. " It was it ha e done it to anno) ' his customers. He an life, said Robert Elia.son, an employee at inhibited and free and spontaneous as igine. He liad a grand sense of personal id. you d need to know the sound of his ing. the hysterics he would go into. )wn as a political activist. During the 1960s, re attacked by protesters who fought for was left alone. " Everyone knew of his said W ' onv . " He was perceived as sympa- open to anyone ' s viewpoint. " elling his books for fair prices. For trade-ins, a used book s cover price or 50 percent of ?rchandise. dreds of people attended a " Moe-meonal to here were performances and speeches by a cs, musicians, scholars, and others. Among e the Ellis Island Folk Band, the Cal jazz istory Professor Leon Litwack and poet le stepped up to the microphone to share )e. ■. and his daughters Dons and Katy survi ' e s. as well as its owner, will remain a fixture in c He was larger than lite. He was as uninhibited and tree and spontaneous as anyone you could imacnne. MOE S BOOKS 55 Anadmissionsofficerinsproul; hall gives a prospective STUDENT INFORMATION ON HOwi TO BE ADMITTED TO BERKELEY UNDER THE REVISED SELECTION PROCESS. 7 Admissions process T C D p T T P D better distinguish acad n the hill ot 1998. a treshman class unlike an) ' other will begin thciv college careers. They will arn ' e in Berkeley with suitcase-Hlled cars and anxious parents, and )ust as before, worries ot roommates and dorm tood will consume their thoughts. Concerns o ' er Telebears and wait-lists will still appear and subside, tailing a close second behind the endless search tor the perfect take I.D. The treshmen themsek ' es will be -er ' much the same as those in the past ) ' ears, but they will have gained admittance to the uni ' ersit) ' in a whole new wa ' . In compliance with the policies adopted in July 1995 by the UC Regents, the L ' ni ' ersit ' will e ' aluate applicants under a set ot guidelines that remox ' es the use ot race, religion, and ethnicity trom admission criteria. Concerned that these limitations v -ould prohibit the maintenance ot a diverse student body, UC Berkeley faculty ' and administrators established a system ot applicant evaluation that allows the University to admit students trom a ariety ot backgrounds. The Admissions Office plans to implement a more comprehensive review ot the 25,000 to 30,000 applications the} ' recei ' e each No ' ember, as they determine academic achie ' ement within the context ot the opportunities afitorded to each individual. In past years, the Admissions Office accounted tor test scores, grades, extracurricular actn ' ities. and essays in borderline admission cases. Fift) ' percent ot applicants were iccepted onxhe basTSijt Tesrscores and grades only, vvhile fh " other 50 percent were recognized tor achievement in nonacademic areas in addition to scholastic success. In future admissions processes, halt of the students will continue to be accepted solely based on their academic success, but changes will be made in how the other 50 percent are e ' aluated. According to associate vice chancellor for admissions and enrollment Patrick S. Hayashi, " We have mac4e these changes in part because ot the increasing competition for admission to UC Berkeley. With almost half ot our appli- cant pool with a 4.0 or higher grade point average, we needed to move away trom simple formulas and ti.ved weights to ?mic achievement. One way that the I Iniversity plans to better distinguish student academic achii ' ement is to consider personal ips or unusual circumstances and the ways in which the applicant responded to those challenges will be taken into accoqint. In addition, evidence of intellec- tual or creative achievehient and personal qualities such as motivation, tenacit) ' , ai id concern tor others will become admission factors. What we would be looking for is to recognize cxtraordinar . sustained achie ement in any field said Hayashi. of intellectual endeavo ich The 50 percent ot ; tudents not admitted b) ' academic be evaluated by their likely contribu- acnievement alone wi ale Th le purpose purp ' ofth ipi The soaring number o register the largest fres tion to the intellectual ; ind cultural vitalit) ' of the campus. ad ew admission policies is to find compromise between the terniination of race-based admis- ilit) ' to maintain a fair evaluation a well-rounded and successful sion policies and the at i process that will admit ; treshman class. In addition, the number of applicants will change. Since 1992, the number ot a[ iplications has increased by 5,000 while the acceptance n te has dropped trom 43 to 3 1 percent, applications led the Universit) ' to shman class e ' er. as 31 percent ot the 26,881 applicants gain rd admission. The admission pro :ess is one of the most competitue in the country tor a publu institution ot this size. The accep- tance rate at the Unive -sity ot Michigan, Ann Arbor, was 68 percent, while acceptai ce at UCLA was 42 percent. The freshmen themselves will be very much the same as those in the past years, but they will have 2;ained admit- tance to the universit) in a whole new Wc ay. OMISSIONS 57 NOBELLAUREATES SUMMERACTIVIU CALSO STUDYABROAD . ' It ' s hard enough to find friends who listen, but to have an experienced professor listen to your problems is really something. The professor may offer a bit ot advice, but just listening is enough to show that he cares. Sometimes that ' s all I really need. ' -Maria Tom, senior, integrative biology atfaf emics 59 ospitc the ali.int .ind hiijhiy succosshil tund- i.iising eftorts by Chancellor Chang-Liii 1 len, and rej ardless ot e er-increasing luimbeis of applicants, Cal has been tailing steadil) ' in the ranking published ever) ' ' ear in September by U.S. News WovU Rq m in its Best Colleges copies. And as surely as this issue is one ot the annual best- sellers, the ranking tails the test by man - students and college administrators, andcriticism about its methodsandiniplk.uions comes From campuses across the country. In 1990, UC Berkeley was ranked 1 5thamong229national universities in the US, 16th in 1991 and 1992, 19th in 1993. 23rd in 1994, 26th in 1995, and 27th in last year ' s survey. The No. 1 position in the surwy was held by . c L ' niversity. tollowed by Princeton and Harvard, who liad held the top spot tor the pre ' ious three ) ' ears. Ma|or tactors responsible lor Cal s low rankinij in 1996 are a low 79 percent graduation r.uc (Harvard graduates 97 percent), and the tact that only 1 I percent ot Alumni gi e back to their alma mater, as opposed to 45 percent ot Vale alumni. Vet criticism about rankincs h.uls Ironi ever herc. Chancellor Clianc;-I.in 1 len has called them " not scientitic. .md reterrint; to the di ersit ' oi the student bod ' , he has said that " no other institution can otter the education as Cal. And e en though the business school s undergraduate program was ranked No. 2, its director, Dr. Da id Robinson, has rcterrcd to the rankings as a " beauty contest. Last year, the ASUC Senate oted to approve a resolution criticizing the rankings and urgingstudentsand administrators to write letters to U.S. Nfii ' s demanding to change their criteria. 1 he main criticism has been aimed at the criteria picked by the magazine, and that they cannot accurately reflect som ething as complex as a college education, or predict hov ' well any particular student uiii lit into a college. U.S. Ndvs Woiid Rcpcrt combines the rankings by comparing the schools ' academic reputation, which accounts ltir 25 percent ot the o erall score, taken from a surve) ' ot university ' presidents and deans, the schools selectivity (25 percent), faculty resources (20 percent), retention rates (20 percent), alumni contribution rate (5 percent), financial resources ( 10 percent), and a value added category (5 percent). (Antics ha ' e also pointed out that the criteria are biased against public institutions, thus leading to t n t i n u c i Berkeley had 35 of its doctoral pro wns ranked in the top ten in 1996, more Students perform a chemistry lab, right. From the lawn in front, below. archi- tecture students draw the exterior of the main library. a gsi leads his chemistry section, explainingthe day ' s lab ASSIGNMENT. BELOW LEFT. of the Rankings RANKINGS 61 Cal ' s low ranking. The University ofVirginia, which was 19ch, and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, which was 24th, were the only public institutions among the top 25 last ) ' ear. But not onl} ' Cal students, hcult) ' . and staft iiave had their complaints about the US. News rankings. Stanford University senior Nick Thompson heads the FUNC, the Forget U.S. News Coalition, which is a nationwide group ofcollege students whose goal it is to try and persuade universities to decline to submit inbrmation to the magazine ' s annual report. Reed College, a small college in Oregon, already does not submit information to U.S. Neiw. Student governments at Smith, Michigan, Rice, Penn, Stanford, and other universities ha c passed resolutions condemning the rankings. A study by UCLA Associate Professor of Education Patricia M. McDonough criticized rankings otcolleges because they are based on easily quantified information such as SAT scores and GPAs, but do not address many other important and more complex factors such as what the student population IS like, possibly misleading students into choosing a school that is not right for them. Anthony Lising Antonio, a student in the Graduate School of Education and Information Services at UCLA who worked on the study, said in the Daily Bruin that " in many ways, what the magazines are doing is putting into print the common high status sensibilities and reinforcing people ' s ideas about colleges and unn-ersities. " Al SanofT, managing editor " America ' s Best Colleges " , published by U.S. News ami World Report, has had to defend the rankings on a regular basis. Fie has claimed that while the rankings have imperfections and should not be the sole source of information for picking a college, they are a valuable tool to compare different institutions. Chancellor Tien, while recognizing the flaws in the rankings, has taken the opportunity to address points that need improvement, such as the low rate of alumni contribution, or the steady decline state funding in recent years. Improvements are necessary in these areas, regardless of how much these accurately reflect the quality of education provided by Cal compared to other schools. A staff editorial in the Daily Californtan also noted that a lower student-to-taculty ratio and improvements in student services would not only raise the school ' s ranking, but also the quality of education. The biggest danger of the ranking is that prospective students take them too seriously without fully understanding what lies behind them, and without taking into account other information about the potential schools as necessary to make a good decision. And wliilc administrators should also look at the data and tr ' to improve o n it. tlic ' should also realize the need to pro ' ide prospective students with additional information to put things into perspecti ' e. To do so, one just needs to look past the most popular U.S. News rankings. In a stud) ' conducted by Professor F4ugh Graham of Vanderbilt Universit} ' and Nancy Diamond. ,i graduatestudentatthe University of Maryland, Cal was ranked as the number one public university in the nation. 1 n another study conducted every ten years by the National Research Council. Berkeley had 35 of its doctoral programs ranked in the top ten in 1996, more than an} ' other university in the country, |ust as in the pre ' ious survey. The entire report spans 740 pages, gathering quantitative data on 30 criteria, and including more than 8,000 professor from across the country. Fi ' e Berkeley programs were ranked top m their fields, a number only second to Harvard and Stanford, which both had six top programs. Regardless of the rankings. Cal is one of the top institutions of higher education in this country, if not the v -orld. It offers tremendous opportunities to learn from and work with top flight faculty, and the diversity in its student body that is unmatched. And while improvements may be necessary, Cal pro ' ides everything for an excellent education-it is for the students to take it. BY PAUL MARTIN ' Ue magazines are putting into print the common high statu 62 ACADEMICS f ij e Q( ryi c I I ns ' V . C3 % sensibilities and reinjorcing people ' s ideas about colleges and universities. ' -Anthony Lising Antonio A STUDENT ENTHUSIASTI- CALLY WORKS ON A PROB- LEM SET, LEFT. Senio r CLASS PRESIDENT, PRACHI KARNIK, SENDS OFF FEL- LOW GRADUATING STU- DENTS AT THE CONVOCA- TION CEREMONY IN THE GREEK THEATER, FAR LEFT. Students listen INTENTLY TO THEIR GSl ' S EXAMPLES, ABOVE. 63 M M hen people talk about Glenn f. Seaborg. H M N ' ohel Luireate and professor of clicmisri) ' , m A B they will almost certainly mention his major m k A contribution in the discovery of a dozen ■ transuranium elements such as plutonium or berkelium, or his participation in the Manhattan Project at the University of Chicago. But before these successes, among which IS his chancellorship at Cal, Dr. Seaborg also had to go throui;h college. Reacquired his bachelor sdegree from UCLA, which back then, " had only 4 buildings, chemistr) ' . ph -sics. the library, and Royce Hall, " he recalled. The summer before he started as an undergraduate, he worked the graveyard shift as a control chemist at the Firestone Company. In his fourth semester, he began his work as what was then called a " reader, " and could be compared to the work of teaching assistants today. Since there was no graduate work being done at UCLA at that time, undergraduates took on the tasks of graduate students. " I worked as laboratory assistant and read problem sets, " said Dr. Seaborg. " I earned 50 cents an hour, which was enough to support myself. For other extracurricularactivities was hardly any time, as he was working up to 50 hours a week. His interest in science, which earned him a Nobel Prize in chemistry with Edwin M. McMillan in 195 L was sparked b) ' his teacher Dwight Logan Reid, who taught chemistry and physics at his high school in Los Angeles. Taking a course m atomic physics at UCLA, his professor John Adams, a lineal descendent of the former president, got him interested in pursuing graduate studies in chemistr) ' at UC Berkeley. Subsequently, Dr. Seaborg committed himself to Cal. I only applied to Berkeley for graduate school, and didn ' t e en consider any other schools. " He admitted rliat he uas a little nervous " while waiting for his acceptance letter. " But I had a good letter of recommendation from a professor who earned his Ph.D. at Berkeley, he added. His arrival on the Berkeley campus opened a new world to him. " Here they were, Ernest Lawrence, Gilbert Lewis, Robert Oppenheimer. Great scientists whose textbooks I had read as an undergraduate. It was like X ' alhalla. " ' Alore than tu ' enry umvcrsxixcs offered mepositiois Ernest O. Lawrence, who invented tiie cyclotron and founded the laboratory bearing his name iiuhe hills above the Cal campus, was the first VC. Berkeley Nobel laureate m 1939: among the many that followed were the poet Czeslaw Milosz, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1990, and the economist John I larsan)i. who received the prize in 1994. Until recendy, the campus e ' en had a Nobel Laureate parking lot. with its own " NL " permit stickers, right ne. t to Hearst Mining Circle. I he lot was just removed to make room for Fan Hall, the new chemical engineering building. After working on tiie hist atomic bombs in Chicago during the second World War, Dr. Seaborgreturned to Berkeley, despite many other options. " More than twent ' unu ' ersities offered me positions, he said, " but here 1 had the best working conditions. " From 1958 to 1961, Dr. Seaborg served as Chancellor of UC Berkeley. " We were very successful in athletics during that time, " he recalled. During that period, the basketball team won the NCAA championship, and the teams in water polo, baseball, crew, and rugb) ' went on to win national titles. In 1959, he watched the Cal football team loose 1 2- 38 against Iowa in its last Rose Bowl appearance. Just as Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien, he used to pace the sideline to support the team. " I used to do that. " he said, " but I guess 1 didn ' t get as much publicity. Today, Dr. Seaborgisstill very in ' olved in man) ' aspects of the universit) ' : almost an} ' undergraduate science student u ' ho has taken a general chemistr) ' class has sat in a guest lecture given by him. More than 65 students have earned their Ph.D. under his supervision, and gone on to their own successful careers in chemistr) ' . But for science students today, he recommends to " go into molecular biolog) ' . " There are few scientists with careers more successful or as deepl) ' entwined with UC Berkeley as Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg ' s. As chemistry professor Alexander Pines said in the Daily Cciltfonmiv. " With his brilliant disco ' eries and contributions to the education of our youth, Glenn Seaborg is to a large extent the histor) ' of chemistry at Berkeley. " And Dr. Seaborg himself is confident about tlie future: " We have always had good leadership that brought in good people. I think this will continue. BY PAUL MARTIN Commitment 64 ACADEMICS ut here I had the best working conditions. ' -Dr, Glenn T. Seahorg 0 . ence Dr. GLENN SEABORG THUMBS THROUGH THE 1958 EDITION OF THE YEARBOOK, WHEN HE WAS CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY. Like sev- eral BERKELEY PROFES- SORS, DR. SEABORG WON THE NOBEL PRIZE, HIS IN CHEMISTRY FOR THE DIS- COVERY OF TRANSURA- NIUM ELEMENTS. NOBEL LAUREATES 65 n l al IS on summer break. And while some H students return to campus to take classes, H .1 nd others take time off to vegat home.junior P H Andrea Clark, an environmental science major, is back in South America, where she spent a semester abroad a year ago at La Universidad de Chile in Santiago. This time, she returned to the town ol Porto ie|o in Ecuador, and the tocus oi her trip is not to stud ' or to impro ' e her Spanish, but toapply and build on her experiences. " 1 am working in an edible oils plant that has decided to adopt a conscience and hnd out how badly it ' s contaminating the environment, " she says. She analyzes data from samples taken by a biochemist, puts it into graphic form, and reports back to the company about their environmental impact. She added that " so far it ' s been really interesting because they contaminate like there is no tomorrow! I pretend to know a lot, but it seems likejust having every day skills is impressive to them so far. I n addition to working at the plant, Clark also took on a job teaching English to optometrists two nights a week, and as if that was not enough, she is also working with the Cit) ' oi Portoviejo to help clean up their river. " The city has asked me to collabor.uc wiih rhcni .ind u ork with high school students on small projects along the river, like studying the qualit) ' of the water, plantingnativeplants. and even givingthecity suggestions about how they can deal vv ' ith their problems. " In the tall semester, Clark worked on a stream restoration project in the Bay Area, but says that " this is really different in a major wa ' : the cn ' ironmcntal situation down here is realK ' bleak. ' She recognized ma|or differences in environmental awareness: " The people here have no idea what the en iron ment does tor them and hov ' they can protect it. continues ' I ' ve had the chance to he on television and in the newspaper because of my interest in helping W t M I SA L A STUDENT SPENDS HIS SUMMER INTERNING AT AN ARCHITECTURE FIRM, RIGHT. Doing the sum- mertime THING, STU- dents have a day atthe beach, below right. Coping with the heat, two students use the bathtub to cool off, below left. city ' s environmental situation. ' -Andrea Clark v ng a Break SUMMER 67 ' I miss the U.S. and especially Berkeley, while at the same time I n »» } lAtVi l I ' - S 1 H W ' DS ' ' ' ' . A STUDENT DOES COM- PUTER DRAFTING AT HIS SUMMER JOB, LEFT. AN- DREA CLARK, BELOW, CEL- EBRATES WITH FRIEND OHN PIEN BEFORE GOING TO ECQUADOR FOR THE SUMMER. A STUDENT GETS SET FOR A MOUN- TAIN BIKING EXCURSION, BELOW LEFT. A LIFE- GUARD EN|OYS HIS POST IN THE SUN WATCHING THE SWIMMERS AT THE HEARST POOL, FAR LEFT. While .she admitred that most of her cla.s.se.s at Cal .such a.s tjeneral chemistry were too theoretical to be really u.setul at the pro|ect. her experiences working in en ironmental education in Oakland came in hand)-. " 1 m using some of the same tactics and techniques with high school students here that 1 know work well in Bay Area schools, except in a different language, " said Clark. In addition, many classes in her environmental sciences major introduced her to real-life problems and focused on problem soK ng skills, which also helped to prepare her. Clark ' s v -ork has ex ' en turned her into a local hero. " It ' s been rcalK- exciting so far, because my meetings with the mayor have generated a media hype and I ' ve had the chance to be on television and in the newspaper becauseof my interest in helping the cit ' ' s environmental situation. " Despite the tact that she took on three summer |obs at once, and she left the U.S. soon after hnishing her Knals at Cal, Clark does not feel burned out. ' Not at all, " she said, " because I still feel like this is a acation for me. " The special summer session in Ecuador also gives her an opportunity to spend time with her boyfriend Fabian, whom she met a year ago in Chile, and who works and li ves nearby. Vet she also looks forward to her last year at Cal, which begins this fall. " I miss the U.S. and especially Berkele) ' , while at the same time I love being here in Ecuador. Limmertime in Berkeley: Rudy Batts, who i iaduatcd in die spring of 1 997 with a degree in political science, welcomes the incoming students before leaving Cal. Batts is one oi about forty Cal Summer Orientation (CalSO) counselors, uho lead groupsofnew students around campus for twodays, introducing them to various aspects of Cal. " CalSO does more than give tours; we empower students by providing them with ways to balance then- social and academic lives, he said. During his first year at Berkeley. Batts realized how important the two days of CalSO can be for students. " If it wasn t for m ' counselor, I would have left Cal after a year, he .said. CalSO is very intense, for both the new students v ' ho get their first v;limpse at what lies in the four years ahead of them, as well as the counselors, who are under a rigid schedule over most of the summer. After a spring semester of weekly classes, an intensi -e training program follows in |une. " Those were prett) ' long days, ' recalled Shanthi Sekaran, an English ma|or and CalSO counselor for the summer 1996. " We ' d go from 8 o ' clock in the morning till about 10 oclock at ni ht. " Durinij CalSO, programs run from early morning until late at night as well. " Atsix in the morning, onepair of coun.selors would be assigned to wake everybod}- else up in some creati -e. fun way. " said Sekaran. The first day of every CalSO program ends with a late-night activity, for e.vample bowlino;or bingo, after which both counselors and counselees tumble into bed. The On the second day, students have their first encounter with lelebears to sign up for cla.s.ses. " Some people are really mellow with It. Some people are a little bit nervous, " remembers Sekaran, " maybe they expect that the 1 elebears lady will yell at them. " E ' en thoui h CalSO can be strenuous, both Batts and Sekaran really en|oyed the summer as counselors. " What would I have been doing otherwise, asked Sekaran. " maybe take classes, or watch Oprah- I his IS much more productu ' e, I felt like 1 acfLially helped people. Itisdefinitelya worthwhileexperience. " Batts added that one of the rewards of CalSO is " what happens later m the school year, for example when one of your counselees comes up to you and tells you that he succeeded and that he credits it to you. " CalSO IS also a lasting experience that binds new ties. " CalSO brings people together, remarks Batts. Last year ' s CalSO counselors played together on a intramural soccer team in the fall, and the group tries to stay m touch. E ' ery summer, the circle is closed, as one group of araduatint; students moves out and on in life, and a e;roup of freshman and transfers moves into Berkeley. Andagroupof dedicated Cal students tries to ease the transition: as CalSO counselors. the ' equip every student with the basic tools to sur ' i ' e and succeed at Cal. BY PAUL MARTIN ' If it wasn ' t for my counselor, I would have left Cal after a year. ' -Rudy Batts, Next Generation ATRANSFER STUDENT EN- )OYS A CALSO SESSION THAT INFORMS HIM OF WHATTO EXPECT HIS FIRST YEAR, LEFT. TWO PARENTS DISCUSS THE POSSIBLE TRIALSANDTRIBULATIONS OF THE COMING YEAR, hen Andrew Schwieberr applied to Berkeley ' s Education Abroad Program (HAP) last Fall, he had a different plan. He WA wanted to go abroad to study at La Uni ' ersidad de Chile in Santiago, practice his Spanish, and learn about a different culture. In addition, he also intended to travel extensi ' ely over the break. But after the spring semester was only a few weeks old, the students seized control of the university, shutting it down effectively, and onl) ' after seven weeks gave it up to the administration. " vc contacted my professors, and we re to finish thesemester by nextweek, so they rethrowingeverything for the whole semester at us at the same time. " So instead of mingling with Chilean studentsand attending classes in his major, anthropology, he had a longtime oft to wait around. " Yes, I did have seven weeks oft. But I was unable to do the traveling I had hoped to do because every week, thc - told us that classes were going to start the next week. Hyok Chong graduated from Cal in 1996, and currently works as an EAP Program Assistant in Stephens Hall. After spendinga year at the Universit} ' of Sheffield and a semester at the Maiji Gaukin University in Yokohama, he also v orked as an EAP advisor ar UCLA. Even though Chong knows of some horror stories about studying abroad, he said that " generally, we have a pretty high success rate, and probably an even higher satisfactory rate. " When going to school a five-hourcar ride from home can be challenging, one can imagine difficulties for students who dare to .spend a semester or two in a country on another continent. " Of course there arc difficulties, adjusting to the new culture, being away for the first time, admits Chong, " but most people do all right. " The great distance to home is bridged by technolog) ' , in particular e-mail, by nov ' used by students around the world. " Most of thecountneshaveprett) ' decent facilities. " saidChong. And when the campus including its computer facilities is shut down, as it happened in Santiago, the telephone provides the missing link to friends and family. " My phone bill is about $240, " said Schwiebert. He added that once the computer facility for the foreign students is open again, all the Santiago EAP students will jam into it right away, making it rather difficult to get access. " [3on t hold you breath for any e-mail I More than 50 students from all the UCs study in Chile with EAP every year. The most popular country is the UK, which also offers the widest selection of host universities, followed by Spain and Mexico. Among the UCs, Berkeley sends the largest contingent, but still only one to two percent take the chance to spend the time to study in another countr -. A total of 302 students went abroad during the 1995-96 year. In the past 30 years, approximately 25,000 UC students have gone to study abroad u ' ith EAP. In comparison, 45,000 students from Korea studied m the L ' nited States in 1996 alone. It IS a shame that not more students take the opportunit) ' to immerse themselves in a foreign culture. ' said Chong. He predicts that these experienccscan be very valuable in an increasingly global economy. And regardless of future benefits. stud -ing abroad sen ' es for unique personal experiences. 1 n one ot his .mth topology classes, Schwiebert took a 13-hour bus trip to the South of Chile. " We stayed at a mission. During the daws, we wont out ro the countrwside to Andrew schwiebert in mission san |uan de la costa continues his study of anthropology IN CHILE, RIGHT. NiEM TRAN ABSORBS THE CUL- TURE WHILE STUDYING IN ENGLAND, FAR RIGHT. AhN TRAN, ON THE RIGHT, GETS SET TO EN|OY A DAY WITH NEW FRIENDS IN THAILAND, BELOW. ' 0 course there are difficulties, adjusting to the new culture, intei iew peasant subsistence farmers about our respective topics. Very cool, I learned a lot, " he said. H is key experience of going abroad was to gain " a whole new perspective on what it means to be American. " For Chong, going to Japan ga e him the opportunit) ' to learn about the histor - ot tlie relationship of the countt) ' uith Korea and China, which he is particularly interested in. " One of thecla.s.sesl took injapan was the best cla.ssr ' e ever taken. The professor was a former ambassador to China, and he had met all those important people one usually reads about, Chong said. Chong also experienced plent) ' of life outside the classrooms, which .it both the unu ' crsity in Japan as well as in England, re ' olved around clubs. " If youre not a member ot a club, you re prett) ' much an outsider. " he explained, adding that at the Universit) ' ot Sheftield, " they even had a Guinness Appreciation Society. " According to Chong, for many the most difficult part of going abroad is actually coming back, when EAP students go through a reentry program. " You dont think much about it, but there isa whole sense of re ' erse culture shock. He said that students are prepared togetadifterent experience goingabroad, but when they come back, the) ' simpl) ' expect everything to be the same. " But everything around you in America has changed, " Chong said, " and there are m.iin ' challenges to be dealt with. " BY PAUL MARTIN The 72 ACADEMICS bem awayjor the first time, but most people do all ri ht. ' -Hyok Chon T Global Classroom STUDY ABROAD 73 IM ! ' t y -W, ' • ' ' l A ' ! ' CLUB . -r ' Volunteering puts your studies in i gpfc UlV)oWv« ' perspective. It makes your O-chem midterm petty when other people n om leato " worry about food. ' f. -Isaac Young ri- ttiA ' " MEMBER, SIGMA CHI FRATERNITY rq. W fcer ls GROUPS SECTION 75 I ' ' Jp p Alpha Omicron Pi Dlay their " sister- nood game. " Sororities participate in activities to promote bonding amongst members. P 1 i I The year was a p for fraternities and sororities to experience physical, structural and ocial renovation. Yeah n Review hrouirliout it.s pc.ii s .ind v.illc) s, Cil ' .s Greek .sy.steni h.us uitli.srood rlic test of time tor more than a centiuy. Now in its 127th year, many Cal Greeks have expressed an earnest desire to see their comnuinir)- reach be)ond the status ot an ori:ani:ation plagued witli st.ignant menihership and negative stereotypes. " Were at a patii where we have the potential to be a premiere Greek hre program, " said Greek advisor Tina Barnett. " This year, we ' re trying ro make ourselves better and do wh.it we s.iy we are. " Fellow advisor, Tom Durein, aijrecd. " There s a renewed interest in seeing the lonimunit)- grow. " he said. " Students want more hom the Greek experience. Accordingl) ' , the Intcrtraternit)- (IPC) and Panhellenie (CPA) Coiiiuils are striving toward 76 GROUPS ' ' t SSLM 1 9 W M 19 W A |T -iiiirw»Bii«i E Jib ----. Wll m VVG needed • - - The Sigma Nu yard prior to do sing down for neglect of ie property. renewed commitment to realize what the on the rise. the goal o[ uniting; the Greek community. CPA president Kristma Alvarado said she believes Greeks must first take the essential steps to achieve this mission. According to Alvarado, Greeks need to strengthen their public relations at Cal and relay the message that their organization is a community brmiming full of diverse and well-rounded people. She also emphasized the importance of Greeks collectively working together through support of each other ' s house activities and philanthropies. " Down the road, all these small steps will result in Greek unity and a stronger community, " she said. " We need to be proud of our organization and remind people of the unique advantages that the Greek system offers during the college experience. " IFC president Doug Hedenkamp voiced the same sentiment. " There ' s no other group on campus that gives you the same living, social and leadership experience, " he said. " It ' s the best place for learning outside the classroom. " With a Greek Olympics scheduled for next tall and a Greek system is capable of, Greek unit)- may very well be New Beginnings The year was a period in which individual houses took a step back to reevaluate themselves. One fraternity that shut down for reorganization was Sigma Nu. In Februar) ' 1996, the Sigma Nu alumni board temporarily closed the Berkeley chapter and forced the active members to take alumni status, saying they weren ' t maintaining the house properly. According to alumnus Bob Tuck, the chapter, prior to reorganizing, strayed from the ideals that Sigma Nu and the Greek system, as a whole, upholds. He said the members ' party st) ' lc heavily contributed to the house ' s destruction. " It was a house full of broken doors, broken windows and broken promises, " Tuck said. " The actives were grossly ignoring the risk reduction policies that govern how you have a party with alcohol. We needed to protect the viability of Sigma Nu ' s tradition and the property itself. " From February to August 1996, the house underwent rehabilitation. Thanks to Sigma Nu ' s reserve fund, $240,000 made house repairs possible. Renovation included new bedroom furniture. to protect theViability of Sigma Nu ' s tradition and the property itself. ' refinished hardwood floors, new carpet and a freshly painted interior. The house also received a new fire sprinkler system and an Internet connection. Meanwhile, all actives were asked to move out in order tor Sigma Nu to start fresh with entirely new members. The alumni, however, considered allowing the pledges (from that time) to become eligible for active status. As a result, five out of the six pledges were initiated this spring. Sigma Nu has now grown to over 30 members, almost double the amount before shutting down. Along with the renovations, the improved Sigma Nu has new regulations. In August 1996, Sigma Nu made a landmark decision by becoming the first fraternity on the West Coast to go " substance-free. " Under this policy, no alcohol is allowed in the house. Sigma Nu parties are now held in other fraternity houses or are given in private homes. So far, they ' ve had success with this radical change. Members say this new policy enables them ro focus on academics and maintain a well-kept house. " Being substance-free gives us more motivation to do other things, " said current president, Mason Bancroft. " We knew it wouldn ' t be impossible [to be substance-free] because sororities are under the same policies. " Some say their part) ' reputation has been affected by the new policy, however. " Everyone thinks Sigma Nu is a monastery and that we don ' t socialize, " said Bancroft. " That ' s a fallacy. Being substance-free gives us the opportunity to do things with and without alcohol. " Other changes have been made as well, decided [continued on page 8o] GREEKS 77 by both the .ilumni and new actives. Academics is a now a bigger emphasis. As a result, no social activities are planned during midterms and finals. Likewise, maintaining the upkeep of their house is a top priority. On .1 rotating basis, both actives and pledges now do tasks such as vacuuming, cleaning the bathrooms and mowing. " Everyone does chores, " Bancroft said. " It gets everyone working and respecting the house more. " Bancroft said all these new changes are a huge step forward for Sigma Nu as well as the Greek community. " We are creating a new type of Greek culture, building a responsible environment for responsible people, " he said. Restructuring for the Future riic soront) ' . Alpha Omicron Pi, also took time out for reevaluation, but for different reasons other than Sigma Nu ' s. After a long series of unsuccessful rushes, their national headquarters, the alumni board and the chapter itself decided to take a new approach in gaining membership and restructured their sorority during the summer of 1996. Restructuring involved transforming their sorority into a program geared toward the woman of the 21st ccntur)-. During this time, A O Pi discussed ways in which their sorority could suit members ' needs more efficientl) ' . In light of this, the) ' made changes in their administrative positions, rush strategies and internal operations. " We spent a lot of intensive time on what ideals we wanted to stress, " said member. Anne Schonaucr. " Emphasis on planning rush, for example, changed so we could get to know people better. " Other improvements included a greater focus on the members ' individual needs. One new development is ntor program in which an A O Pi is marched with .in alumna to help further her career and life goals. Restructuring also entailed making house activities a less-time consuming factor to accommodate individual schedules. These new changes have given a boost to the A O Pi morale, where some say their low membership before restructuring was difficult to h.indlc. " It was very traumatic for people in the house, " said Schonaucr. " But when we came back, morale was really high. People had a lot of energy, " she said. Now back to " normal operations, " A O Pi is no longer the smallest sorority on campus. Rather, their membership has tripled to over 30 members. Some new members say they joined because the) ' wanted to pl.iy a part in determining how the chapter will run. " Its reall) ' exciting to change things to where the universit) ' is nan. effort to preserve their ho.uses and up- hold tradition, Greeks reevaluated tbeir practices and objec- tives 78 GROUPS ' A good sorority is n6V6r goingto be able to stop reinvent- ing themselves now. " said A O Pi member. Rachel Levinson. " We were looking tor membcr.s who where willing ro participate in this. " Alumna Gail Fletcher said restructuring was crucial to Alpha Omicron Pi ' s existence. " A good sorority is never going to he able to stop reinventing themselves, " she said. " Every member involved m the chapter is playing an active role in what A O Pi is going to be like. They can be proud about improving their image on campus. " Internal Reorganization In the midst of reconstruction ot individual houses, the Greek System also displayed a maintenance of standards. For the first time in eight years, UC Berkeley revoked its recognition of a fraternity on campus because of two incidents of assault by Alpha Kappa Lambda members on other persons. According to police reports, AKL was put on probation after an incident involving an attack on two people m February of 1996. A large number ot AKL members violated this probationary period eight months later with an assault on three other students. " There was a serious lack of restraint on the part ot AKL members, " said Doug Zuidema, manager of student conduct. " There ' s no way the university wanted to be associated with a group that does this. It was behavior we couldn ' t tolerate. " Consequently, all AKL members ot the Berkeley chapter from that time were given alumni status and the fraternity itself was suspended by their national headquarters. UC Berkeley has also restricted AKL from reapplying for recognition no earlier than the semester of Spring 1999. If AKL is reinstated as a fraternity, part ot the stipulation prohibits any 1996 AKL members and pledges from re-affiliation. The closing ot Alpha Kappa Lambda and the " reopening " of Sigma Nu and Alpha Omicron Pi demonstrates an " up and down " cycle that all communities endure. For the Greek system, maintenance and reconstruction is an essentia l inevitability that replenishes vitality for the 21st century. -Karen Soriano Alpha Omicron Pis get dressed in costume on Halloween. ' ' .»: ' V2 i 1 ,V ; GREEK FACTS Front row: Liz Rehrmann. Kat Sadler. Sandy Chang. Rozina Lee.jenniter Green. Michelle Norman. Karia Sarabia: Second row: Candice |an. Anne- Marie UbI. Emily Carlsen. Lyn Montagna. Holly A. Mines, joy L Andrews. |ill Leufgen. LeslieWigby. Sally Chiu: Third row: Summer Gorman. Rebecca Kahan. Kirslen Andersen. Hilary Gex. Sarah Savage. Olivia Farr. Susie Dionne. Erin French. Adrienne Ulrich. Lisa Griffiths. Karen Cann; Back row: Cindy Gold. Sarah jij Cohen. Kaili Sanchez. Tanya Sukhu. Christine Friar. Erica Gousman. Corinne Braun. Stacy Robinson. Tina Tarn. Kelly Nguyen; Not SHOWN: Esther Burciaga, Andie Chen. ]enn D ' Cunta. Hilary Fauve Gex. Lauren Goldberg. Suzy Harbulak. Miki Kim. Suzanne Lewis. Stacey Lind. |ulianne Ludwig. Anna Manalastas. Meredith McNamara. Liz Michiels, Sarah Pak. Charlene Preciado. Erica Punsky, Lucy Rimalower. Larraine Sadler. |ill Schwartz. Trigette Splenda. Ariel Stewart, Vivien Thorp. Amanda Warren. Lindsay Nickname: A Chi Founded: 1909 at Cal Colors: Scarlet and green Flower: Red Carnation Motto: Together let us seek the heights Philanthropy: Shelter for Battered Women Flying Tri-Delt member Mindy, Ornellas. out oerforms the resi jmeiias, ou md mak( makes mi story. 80 GROUPS Ct-fter 18 years ot hard work, determination and endless hours of practice, senior Mindy Ornellas retires her gj-mnastics career as the 1997 Pac-10 champion on floor exercise. That isn ' t the only title she holds. In 1996, Mmdy scored the hi hesr Cal record on floor exercise and became the No. 2 all-around gymnast in school history. " When you put in the work, you get results, " she said. Mindy rushed durmg the fall of 1994 andjomed Tri-Delt as a sophomore. As a 2 1 - vear-old busmcss admmistranon major, she plans to have a career in strategic consulting;. Mindy Ornellas performs a floor exercise routine at a gymnastics meet. Ornellas is considered the best floor exercise performer in Cal history, having set a school record score of 9.925 at the Cal Invitational. Front row Kithryn Connor, Valerie Andrushko. Allison Bagley, Teresa Gonzales: Second row: Alison Davis, Holly Malander, Megan Edmunds, jenny Akin, Do- minique Williams. Avisha Patel. Michelle Meade. Staci Shultz, Sara Smith: Third row: Mackenzie Niles. Barbara Abulafia. Shalini Rai, Doyanne Horst, Maya Zllberman.|oanna Rosen. Katie Strong, Megan Scheeline. Mandy Medina. Nicole Eppolito: Back row: Heather Johnson. Karrah Domoto, Flipwich Mapa. Emily Bails. Natalie Zweben. |enny Campopiano. Meredith Rianda. Amanda Clayton, Tina Avelar. Paula Moreno Nickname: AD Pi Founded: 1851 Wesleyan University; 1913 at Cal Colors: Blue and white Flower: Woodland Violet Motto: We live for each other Philanthropy: The Ronald McDonald House Front row ||,v m I Lautensthleger. Christ Nickname; A G D Founded; 1915 at Cal Colors: Red. buff and green Flower; Rose Philanftiropy Diabetes Vi r IVai ' i; M.-liisa Keenan. Helen Chan. |anelle roeltzsch. |ennitei Maas. Stephanie Dennler. |essi Tran; Back row; Analee Miranda. Penelope Levy, julie Fedenco. Komal Chadda. Tammy Wan, Chris- tina Wofford, Sydney Dunn, Diana line. Alice Chuang; Not shown: Eileen Chen, Chaniga Chitaphan, Katie Covert, Bridget Klein. Penny Marsh. |ennifer Mescher. Bahar Mojgani. Gloria Sheh. Lolita Wan GREEKS 81 Frokt ROW; Cecilia A. Green, lessica Paige. Shawniqueka Grant, NeikiaBoggess.SherneWmslon: Second row: Heidi Faulk (graduate advisor). Rachel Williams. Lynetle Brown. Denise Murphy. Channa Scott. Aielha Fisher. Lisa Washington. Stacy Johnson; Back row; Brandy |ones. Nia Imam Ayanna. Melissa Vellon. Angelina Augustine. Nyeisha Dewilt. Patrice Marshall. Lori Dunn ' ro; J m nO f ol iFi Front row; Tama Tarn. Alisa Chung. Flavia As DeGuiman. Erin Gable. I»v Wan; Second row; Cathleen Aboudara. lessi Phillips. Connie Chung; (;ri;[-;k tACTS Nickname A Pi Founded; 1B97 Columbia University: 1907 at Cal Colors; Cardinal Flower: lacqueminol Ros Philanthropies; Arthritus cani. Sonia Warficld, Marissa Oroulliard, Rosalynn Laura Schiebelhut. Rebekah Varela. Jennifer Freeh. Back row; Phyllis Martell. Lynnette Farhadian. Gina 1 Reggiardo. Shokooh Miry, AnneSchonauer.TrinaHuynh. Ann Bergstrom. Caroline Li. Rachel Levinson. Kathy Klankowski. Rita Lukacs. Doris Suen. Not shown; Chrissy Cano. Robin Dean. |odi Else. Gabriella Garcia. Karen Lin. Cifoliiu ' Rosenb.ium 82 GROUPS Sonano. Neda Morrar. Lindsey Davis. Ai Mori. Heather Teodoro. Liza Soriano. Christina Caro. Amanda La Croix-Snider; Second row: Step- hanie Morris. Maricel Diwa. Alexis Garcia. Banafsheh Siadat, Annie Schwab. Leyla Mirzazadeh. Lisa Henle. Paige Teuscher, Stacy Sanchez. Kirsty Brown; Third row: All Chalupa. Cheryl Iran. Melissa Struzzo. Etlie Terry. Ramina Malik. Eva Pawlowska. Yassi Zaeni, Fourth row: Laurel Doss. Heather Lynch, lessica Hutfless. loanna Orr. Kate Dye. Connie Chu. Beth Hoch, Amanda Mogi; Back ROW: Heather Bradley. Sarah Elizabeth Castellini. Melly Kelly. Mary Kuka. ' jenny Michel. Susie Stevens. Grace Lin, Simona Moldovan; Not Shown: Latlka Molly Cobleigh. Laura Compian. Kellie Curtis. Lisa Ghahraman, Liz Johnston. Eri Amiee Kushner, Sara Rahimian, Deborah Reyes. Rosa Reyes. Kirsten Sachs. Ta Nickname: A Phi Founded: 1872 Syracuse University; igoiat Cal Colors: Silver and bordeaux Flower: Forget-me- knots and the ivy leaf Motto: Union hand in hand Philanthropies: Habitat for Humanity Chaundhary, Annie Chiu. n Kenyon. Karen Kraybill. nia Shah, jillian Silva Front ROW: TriciaAngulo. Kristin Anderson. Shannon Cassidy. Amy Schwartz. AmyTodd, Anne Cameron Silver. KathrynTong, Melita Sun. Susan ne Rich man. Ronit Farkas. April Gaudette; Second row: Lynda Atri. Julie Bistrow. Jennifer Lee. Miriam Naegle. Andrea Anapolsky. Natalie Shum. Maryn Peinovich. Erin Bardin. Carolyn Caforio. Payal Shah: Third row: Melissa Belanger. jody Brooks. Katie Arnetl. jodi Gold. Krisla L. Mitzel. Alison Faust. Deanne Dandurand. Sylinda Rae Deacon. Heather Inman. Erin Simmons. Christy Mignacca. Kate Graves; Last row: juanita Weaver. Andrea Espinola. Kristy Hirai. Antoinette Detar. M.). Johnson. Linderella Lola Huang. Catherine DriscoU. Laura Peck, Brian n,T Coffino. Karenina Lara. Sara Meyers; Notshown: Andrea Anapolsky, Milana GREEK FACTS Nickname: Chi Founded: 1895 University of Arkansas: 1902 at Cat Colors: Cardinal and straw Flower: Carnation Philanthropies: Read Aloud Boukhman. Sarah Copren. Catherine Cox. Annie Donnelly. Brooke Emerson. Poppy Evans. Laura Fontan. Ann Grant. Mandy Greenberg. Alyssa Herrera. Audrey Hon. Marissa Iteld. Samantha Klein. Stephanie Koester. Kara Kuchem. Jennifer Lee. Stephanie Levine. Monica Luyan. Pamela Mendoza. Jennifer Morris. Amy Myers. Miriam Neagle. Jill Olson. ' ' • " ira Quinn. Dinah Saur. Natalie Shum. Sharon Smith. Lisa nisky. Dayna Sugar, Elizabeth Wenger GREEKS 83 Like many students, mem- , bers of the Greek system look forward to getting awav , arid leLaxm during spring break. This break, greeks cel- ebrated ban heiipe style. SpringBreak 97 K. : : ii v. Front row Athena Hagler. Sara Schmidt. |ill Borut, Mdnily Kaplan: Second row: |ulie Bteecker. |ulie Dobie. MacJie S!ipovich,|udithChendo.Lisa Dabby. Diana Wilson. Laura Burke. Moily Hooper, Caroline Cameron. Ginger Bandoni. Courtney 1 iiile. Natalie Gluck; Third row; )en Zetter. Erin Gordon. Emily Wright. Claire Fischer. Tara Fox. Kim Moskin, Kelly Lack. Sara C.irlsen, Ingrid Nurse. Stacey Goldberg. Amanda Burke. Isabelle Young. |odi Shepard. Mindy Ornellas. Lindsay Gold; Back ROW: GREEK FACTS Catherine Diconstanzo, Sabrina Bubar. Suzanne Beck. Shannon Murphy. Linda Martinez. Casey Teele. Seila Acevedo. )enn Kim. Kate Taylor, Gwen Wulffson. Amy Farias. Sarah Weekes. Sarah Beaulac. Carie Doctor. Devon Ferris. Tori Slowik.AnneQuanon, Elisa Sue, Rachel Armstrong. Muff ieBinkley, Stephanie Oswald; Not SHOWN: Christy Bacigalupo, Bridget Behles, Bernice Chin, Ashely Cook. Amanda Cronin, Bianca Espirilo-Santo, Elizabeth Fastiggi, Danielle Friedman. Alicia Gomez. Melissa Helrick, Helen Hong, Tara |ane Ingram- Voung. Michelle Khalatian, Gina Kim, Carolyn Lee, jannine Mackie, Melissa Maggiova, Dani Massa, Meghan Murphy, Allie Nowinski, Gretchen Nurse, Erin O ' Carroll. Robin Oleata, Slelanie Paletz, Linsey Pekelsma, Marissa Valdez. Leila Van Metre. Elizabeth Wilcul Nickname: Tri Delt Founded: 1900 at Cal Colors: Silver, blue and gold Flower: Pansy Motto; Let us stead- fastly love one another Philanthropies: Children ' s cancer research 84 GROUPS t there ever was a mainstay in Greek life or in any college student ' s experience, it ' s spring break. Everyone, in their four years of grueling academics, will .u some time or another anticipate a trip to some exotic place like Hawaii, Florida or even the Caribbean. Spring break is the one chance each year to get away with some of your " sisters " and " brothers " .md forget about school while soaking up the ra)s ot paradise and dnnknii: .1 few beers along the way. Here is the stoty ot one group of seniors who decided to embark on the all-Greek trip to San Felipe for their last hurrah. What the) ' w.iiued w.Ls .1 trip to reiiicmbcr. Fdcres what they got. Friday, March 23 2:50 a.m.: " ' c c finally arrived here in Me.vicol Nine hours on a bus from L. ' ...this better be worth all the hype. All 17 Sigma Kappas are really exhausted. I think we all need to get some sleep, " 5 .i.m.: NE V ' S-FLz SH. " I ' he rooms were overbooked:! low can that happen? 1 guess sleep is overrated an) ' way. ' 5 a.m.: " Finallj ' we ' re settled. Ihe kindness ot a taxi driver led us to an .UMilablc hotel. Now it ' s time for out rnp to begin! " V Members of the Greek system embarked on a trip to San Felipe for spring break and stayed in this beach cabana. GREEK FACTS Front row: Karen Hennessy. Mia Cruz, Leslie Klein, Gina King. Debbie Gordon, Anna Bonny, Lauren Bernstein. Lisa Schmidt. Ann Le. Elisa Echev- eria. Nicole Braden; Second row; Mandy Kornfeld, Julie Muse-Fisher, Natalie Schach. Gia Chemsian. Ann Goett. Mindy Shore. Veronica Tabor. Brittany Wolfson, Ana Weil, Lauren Sherman. Christy Hurlburt. Ara Erickson. Velveth Dardon, Mandy Kahn; Third row: Cindy Cretan. Kaci Babcock, Cathy Culleton. Eden Anderson. Maria Kingston. DaryllKidd. Fiona Hsu.Simonne Leb. Betsy Miller. Lisa Sabori,) en n Crosse n. Lisa Ribner:BACK ROW: Whitney Finster, len Hlavac, Mary Gon salves, Emma Petievich.Nicolle Fondacabe, Knsly Lazar, Devra Bruckman, Teri Tsang, Angie Revell. Alex Visher. Melia Mauer. Christine Kerba. Erika Autt, len True.Andrea Ktpnis. Margie Hollister. Diana Felton, BrynieSlome; Not SHOWN: Kristin Beggs. Katie Bellotti. ' — |oanna Canepa. Erica Carr, Susan Collier. Bessie Collins. Nicole Currie. Kate Fox. Lilia Fulton . Maya Garcia. Mayumi Hattorl. Serina Johnson. Marlena Keilch. Bonnie Lee.) en Ma rtins, Kelly McPartland. Lynn Morgan. Marlowe Penfold, Corrine Rebhun. Mary Shen. Brynn Taylor, Sara Warnke. |ane Watkinston Nickname: D G FouncJed: 1873 Lewis School; 1907 at Cal Colors: Bronze, pink and blue Flower: Cream colored rose Motto: Do good Philanthropy: Prevention of Blindness. Sight Conservation Front row: Livia Shi. Brandee Raaz. jenny Yang. LarissaEscobar. Ada Palotai. Nina Sigel. Bev Guo. Jennie Herlihy. Lena Deng, Michelle Suh; Second row: Ra- chel Flores. Miki Kamine, Holly Chang. Annie Wang. Sharon Ma. Heidi Tanakatsubo, Catie Huneke. ane Ra. Becky Motschall. Julia Hakim. Erin Balch. Shara Cohen; Third row: Brandie Barrows, Linda Nguyen. Kelley Cowles. Sarah Mangano. Berta Lam, Elisabeth Mattes. Mitzi Chang. Alexa Harriss. Cher Daltat. Santa Peng. Moujan Malekafzali. Sandi McCoy, Jessica Morales. 1 Kaytee Brenes. Kristy Evans; Back row: Susie Fong, Emma Sandoc, Sandra Hernandez, Emi Kanayama. Stella Kondonijakos. Layne Kumetz. Linda Tang. Cristina Gomez-Frazier, Saara Eising. Heather Gurewitz. Toni Garza. Anna Pulido. Stephanie Sidebolham. Michelle Almeida. Nicole Gordon; Not shown: Elena Carr. Jenny Chang. Sanny Chen. Anne Etienne. Karen Fang. Michelle Faria de Almeida. Tom Garza, Rebecca Graff. Emily Hsu. Sofia Hussain. Patti Lee. Kim Letcher. Jessica Michelli. Elizabeth Oblath, Chantelle Silveira Nickname: Gamma Phi Founded: 1874 Syracuse University; 1894 at Cal Colors: Brown and mode Flower: Pink carnation Motto: Founded upon a rock Philanthropies: Camp Sechelt L GREEKS 85 Front row Micneie Lnang. iiene Miitie. : ,inuiriin,i uiisnn. Lisa Lam, E. Nicole Sarabia-Rivera. Sol Rashidi. |ennifer Hughes, MeaganCurran. Eleanor Hsu. Heather Wilson; Second ROW: Sum- mers Newell. Cindy Hagen. |essica Meeker. Stacey Oziel. Monica Doshi. Frances Ma rtlnez. An jali Gupta. Katy Hayes. Tanya Chitnis. Wendy Brashear; Third row: Kendra Bergstrom. Heather Ures. Vanessa Inman. Keri Garcia. Magda Honey. Jennifer Russow, Molly Millard. Casey Shanks. Stephanie Chan. Beatrice Horn. Debbie Leong. Kristi Major; Back " ROW: Amy Cortese. Laura Bauer. Lisa Gutierrez, Gabriela Lucero, Jennifer Nickname; Thela Smernes. Coraline)ournel. Richele Hass, Maya Sardjono.Alena Meeker; Not Founded: 1870 Depauw; SHOWN: Janet Brennan. Heather Brien. Erin Catanho. Maggie Clipier. Erica 1890 at Cal Contant. Sangeeta Desai. Robin Edelstein. Christina Erickson.)amie Fried en. Colors: Black and gold Melanie Gangel. Anne Gannon. Katherine Garofalo. Kirstin Hernandez, Flower: Pansy Rachelle Hong. Abagail Landreth, Jeannie Lee, Christie Lyons. Ilene Milne. Philanthropies: Court Maile Ohye. Kelly Owens. Catherine Robertson. Jaime Romas. Mio Sekine. Appointed Special Jennifer Stanley, Ana-Sophia Tong. Sandy Yep, Sharon Yuan Advocate GREEK FACTS fRONT ROW: Alice Hu. |udy Tu. |ane Chen. Lisa Lin. Tef.-i Vu.in, Second row: Michelle Koo. Elaine Toy. jenny Gong. Prudence Ngan. Chey Hsiao. Kersten Ancheta, Annie Chau. Serena Chu. Vicky Valihluck. Hannah Kim. Diane Lee. Joyce Chen. June Kitagawa. Renee Fong. Mary Kilayanna; Third row: Sandy Koo. |ackie Vu. Emily Wu. Angela Chen. Annie Hu. Christina Le.Akemia Fujita. Joyce Moon. Tracy Chang; Fourth row: Tamiko Wong. Ellen Liao. |enny Vuong, Elaine Chin. Annie Hu.ChristinaTan.MullerLuo. Susan Yu. Leslie Sun; Back ROW: Olivia Kao. Bonita Luk. Lisa Kim. Vicki Lam. Stacey Wang. Cynthia Sing GREEK FACTS Nickname: K D Phi Founded: 1990 Cal Colors: Purple and white Flower: Iris Motto: Timeless friendship through sisterhood Philanthropies: East Bay Asian Youlh f PMtpr; Asi.in Aid Sorority members have some fun in the sun at San Felipe over spring break. Greeks made the most of their break by taking off to beach resorts, like Mexico. 86 GROUPS i [continued on pa e Sg] Saturday, March 24 11 .1.111.: " 1 li ' i-l like I wcnr ro bed Li.sr nit;ht. or .slioulJ I .s.i) ' e.irl)- tlii.s mornini;. and woke up ro tind myself in rlie niidsr ot a MTV Beach Party, except ever)one here is wearing their letters. " 2 a.m.: " So tar, I ' m able to determine the top three activities around here...l) pla) ' in£; volleyball 2) working on tans 3) relaxing on the beach with a beer in hand. That ' s just what I was thinking when I packed my bags and lek ni) ' books behind. " 7:30 p.m.: " I haven ' t spent so much time in the sun in ages. I almost torgot about my midterms and papers waiting tor me back home. Everyone is heading tor the local dance clubs. However, it won ' t be that local since San Francisco bands were booked. " 1 a.m.: " I can ' t believe I just spent tive and a halt hours dancing! It was great! Two-dollar beers, hot bands and dancing ' til dawn-what more can one expectr Sunday, March 25 and Monday, March 26 " Much as the same as yesterday. The great thing is, I ' m with my triends and we ' re spending time together in another setting besides the library... " Tuesday, March 27 9 a.m.: " Spring break ' 97 has come to an end. Time to face the harsh reality ot school. At least I ' m bringing back fun memories, crazy pictures and a tan. That ' s all ) ' ou really need trom spring break! " -Elizabeth D ' Oliveira as told by Kristina Alvarado woke up to find myself in the midst ofan MTV beach party. ' Frontrow: Alissa Fishbane. Cole Portocarreiu. jdfdh Anderson. Kris Thorig, Sarah Nelson. Cria Gregory, Katie Reding. Christina Hansen. Jennifer Mahoney. Heather Daisy Hatch; Second row: Karma Wagle. Stephanie Hall. Marge Diamond, Meliss a Croteau, Tanya Milner. Michelle Sanzo. Liza Heldfond. Alison Sonsini. Casey Eagan, Gabrielle Kaho, Christina Lynn, Rachel Idowu. )ane Atkins, Heather Johnson, Aliza Reder, Kacey Barron, Olivia Bellingham; Back row; Gabrielle Kivitz. AnnieGillin, AdrienneTunney, Errin Eddy, Heather White. Sarah Krumholz. Supria Rosner. Andrea Aust. Lizzie Garlinghouse. )ana Posalski. , Li bby Goldstein, |en Baciocco, Maya judd. Sara Bennett, Melissa Pike. Lindsay GREEK FACTS Powers, ]ennifer Yu|a; Nor shown; Nicole Belcore. Pattie Boland. Lara — w— M ii i— M M M Branton, Anne Clark. Leslie Finerman, Courtney Higginbotham. Lindsey Higginbotham. Margi Hinman. Liz Howekamp. Kambridge Hribar. Andrea Iraheta. Jennie lones. [amie McCarthy, Ellen McGlynn. Emily Meixer. Meredith Mollner, Chelsea O ' Callaghan. Amy Olsson, Lindsay Robbins. Stephanie Tibbits. Elese Veeh. Alexis Ward Nickname: K K G Founded; 1870 Monmouth; 1880 at Cal Colors; Dark and light blue Flower: Blue ins Philanthropies: Pro)ect Open Hand Front row Vicky Chan, Vicki Rojanakiathavorn. Hillary Spike. Susun Su, Mandy Flayer. Monica Torrez. Charity Delia Cruz. Sheetal Mehta; Second ROW: Cathee Gacad. Nancy Parks. Elizabeth Lee. Libby Handelsman. Dana Kiyomora, Kristy Schaad. Corinna Zelano. Maryanne Tuazano, Amy Diner, loy. Joy Wee; Third row; Krislina Alvarado, Robin Champlin. len Choi. Katarlna Haras. )ill Licht. Yvonne Ying. lohanna Kinter, Diana Faris. Derya Caglar.5haheenOshtory.lenlurgens;BACKROW:Gretchen Bowman Rebecca Weiss, Carolyn Mo, Karen Cuni.Sherril urgens. Allison Oliver. Charmaine Go. Jenefer Swede. Michelle Bagood, grf-:e:K facts Nickname; Sigma K Founded: 187 Colby College; 1910 at Cal Colors: Lavendar and Maroon Flower: Violet Motto: One heart, one way Philanthropies: Maine Sea Coast Mission Carrie McClaskey. lennifer lones; Not shown: Suzy Armstrong. Lisa Azbill. Sharon Barrett. Sunny Christiansen, Amanda Haupt. Karen Ho. Lina llic. Jennifer Isaacs. Courtney Johnson, Sarah Lin, Annie Mac. RachaelMarzion. Kaoru Ogihara, Ann Michelle Ongerth, Sarah Parks. Bobbie Praetorius, Adina Rauchwerger. Carol Ripley. Kelly Slater, jenny Steffen. Andrea Trimble, Jennifer Voltattorni. jen Yao. GREEKS 87 Members of Sigma Chi party it up at their annual Sweetheart ' s Ball. fltl M ' ' " «-«« - Nickname: Ella Founded: igg6 Cdl Colors Green, gold, black and pearl Ftower: Calla Lilly Motto Mujeres con cultura. fuerza y hermandad Phitanthropies: Chicana Latina Higher Education Front row: Veronica Olvera Navarrete. Lisa Carlsen. Enriqueta Medrano; Second ROW: Karina jacobo. Erica Quintor. Johanna Paraiso; Back row: Sandra Clarin. Elsa Coronado, Sondra Aguilera Sigma omicron pi 1 1 2- Front row: Sharon Tom. Haeyoun Park. Shirley Raliamy. Yenyao H ' ith, KatherineChoy.MimiKwan. Karen Li, EdelynPareno.Angelin Tan. Wat ru Tseng; Second row: Han Fan. Christina Lau. Tiffany Luu. Wingee Sin. CaitlynKuan, Amy Hsu. )inah Choi, Tiffany Wang, Susan Chou. Bonny Lee. Sabrina Wong, Wendy Lim. Jennifer Ho. Christine Wang; Back row: Vicky Choy. Esther Yong.|ulie Emoto. Debbie Cheng. Marisa Cheung, Lylette Lin. jenny Suh. Kasumi Okumura, Nikki Ng. |osi Chow. Allyson Chii. Wendy Yeh, Christine Chan, Michelle Warren CKI.IK I AC IS Nicknjine 5 Pi Founded. lyjO San Franciso State University; 1931 at Cal Colors: Blue and white Flower: Ins Philanthropies: AvanI Garde. ( " htTfy Blo ' , f)ni fiOl jmefTbff oflK CPA Twrer From parenthoaa o Dfoin- eiiiuo Sjgma Chi s Steven Waiae shows that ilS never too late Forever Young 88 GROUPS GREEK FACTS Nickname: Pi Phi Founded: 1867 Monmouth College; 1900 atCal Colors: Wine and silver blue Flower: Wine carnation Philanthropies; Arrowmont. Links to Literacy and Holt House In alphabetical order: Marcie Asch. Lisa Berquist, Shona Borevitz, Kathryn Cicoletti. Jen Con ners. Shan- non Damerow. Nadja DeBrucky. Laura Denicke. Nicolette Dressier. Kate Drewry, Tosha Ellison, Megan Fifer, Courtney Folan, Megan Glascow. KC Graham, jaime Hart. Ali Havriluk. Kambria Hiltleman, Mary Hulsy, Layla Izadi. Kirsten Jensen. Karly Kevane, Cheryl Kohfeld. Darci Kosmal. Katrina Kuehn. Amber Lantz. Heather Larson. Kelly Loyd. Natalie Mariani, Lisa McEachern, Megan McMurtry. Morgan Mead. Michelle MeiseL ■ ■■ 1 Lindsey Mercer. Yvette Merchant. Nicole Meyer. )en Mitburn. Heather Minegar. Kiana Moradi. Katie Nesmith. Lorian Newcomer. Madelyn Olson. Jessica Ozeri. Melissa Pelz. Amanda Peterson. Kate Phillips. Serena Poon. Allison Pramov. Alicia Razzari. Krista Runes. KrislenSavelle. Carrie Scribner. Dee Dee Shaughnessy. Joanne Sibug. Stacey Sprenkel, Julia Stoek. Rebecca Stuart. Da nielleTarasen. Tina Tatikian. J aimeeTepper. Sarah Thornton. Samantha Topol. Christina Walden. Katie Williams. Sun Hee Yeo. Jen Zerfas. Marissa Zweben. Alyssa Zweibel i I ' m young at heart...the father figure of the house. — Steven Waide With an ex-wife and an 8-year-old daughter. Steven Waide is nor your ordinary fraternity brother. At 30 years old. he sometimes finds himself as a mediator among younger members in Sigma Chi. He says it ' s a role that comes naturally to him after servmg seven years m the army. In the tall of 1996, Steven, a sociolog) ' major, joined Sigma Chi as a junior transfer. " When I first got here, I felt like a small fish in a big pond, " he said. " I joined Sigma Chi because I missed brotherhood. " Front row; A.j. Kaneko, Aaron Shek. Paul Singer. Sean Peasley. Omar Amezquila. Matt Davis. Raphael Haas, John Spannaget. Joseph Sarmiento; ' Second row: Doug McCan, Eric Lloyd, )on Oelschig. Omer Cedar. Clayton Schupp. Rick Chang. Geoff Amborn. John VanAckeren. Cutlum Baldwin. Lu Zhou. Josh Copenhaver. jay Sondhi. Aaron Vasquez. Ori Melamud: Back row: Vlad Zatutovsky. Doru Cioaca, Christian Christiansen. Fermin Villegas. Adnan Zaman. Edward Lin. Thomas Ochoa. Tom Clayton, joe Alalia. Ryan Casamiquela. Brandon Liang. Jeff McMahon. Nathan McMasters. Bryan Caton. Lowell j Doppelt. Pele Grandinetti. Aaron Sotelo; Not 1 Shown: Chris Christiansen, josh Copenhaver. John Fogli. Aaron Friedman, Rich Hung. Fred Im. Reed. Mike Sullivan. John Tan. Tom VanSlavern. Brian Weltins, Patrick Whileley. Peter Wu GREEK FACTS Nickname: Acacia Founded: 190A Michigan; 1905 at Cat Colors: Black and gold Flower: Sprig of acacia Motto: Human service Philanthropies: Easter Egg Hunt. Halloween for under- priviledged kids Hung Ly, Sep Nowfar. josh jim Vorhis. Barry Wellins. GREEKS 89 r: Front row: Rob York, Shahrooz Tabibnia. Chris Groen. Tamer Ibrahim; Back row: Efren Villase- nor. George Batia, Joseph Epstein. Andy Amacher; Not shown: Dante Alipio. Paul Baelly. Trevor Baus man. Eugene Chang. Bruce Chou. R.iclij Damian. Oren Levy. Daniel Sakai. Christopher Saudoval. Steve Silva. Khanh Vuong. Andy Wang. )im Nickname: Alpha Sig Founded: 18 5 Yale; 1912 al Cal Colors: Cardinal and stone Flower: Tallisman Rose Motto: Causa Lotelta Vis es Notisima 90 GROUPS Alpha Phi ' s " Tie-up Your Buddy " party is a blind date event, where an Alpha Phi member finds out who her date is by whoever comes to claim his tie. Another version of Alpha Phi ' s " Tie-up " party is where the A. Phi finds her " set-up " by the matching costume. Nitkname: A TO Founded: 1865 Virginia Military Institute; 1900 at Cal Colors: Sky-blue and gold Flower: White tea rose Philanthropies: Habitat for Humanity Front row: Tim Wilcox. Andrew Mikhail. John H. McClintock. Tate McCatlister. )ames Forbes, Adam Baron; Second row: Greg Mercer, Jose Guerero. Bryan Garcia. Mike Forbes. Peter Chizever, Justin Collins. Chris Orsmi.john Holmes, Ryan Kaiser; Third row: George Hasbun, Eddie Rubelo. Aaron Schwetfler. Mike Freeman. Rob Fischer, johnny Knueppel. Greg Laderman; Fourth ROW: Ken Fischer, Mike Kincaid. Charles Hueston. Vincent Anzalone, Sean Caffey, Kevin Fee. joshTaron.GregKrant?; Not SHOWN: Todd Am mens, Manny Aziz i. Dan Bil- let. Jeff Brennen. Miles Cotton. Mike Douroux. Alex Falk. Ian Gaffney, Jay ' Gatsby, Kahmeron Glasgow. Peter Kang. Yilo Kang. Wes Kerbiscutt. Shooter McGavin, )im Perkins. Toby Poohart, Selh Rodsky. Marcos Sasso. Josh Smith. Paul Steep, Andrew White. Glenn Williams Front row: Drew Fooster. David Huang, Darren MacDonald, Sean Mooney, Mike Carrigg; Second row: Duncan Burns. Ross Kashubeck, Scott Yungling. William Crader, Scott Daley; Third row: Alex Hardy, Tay- lor Sutherland. Denver Holt. Alex Taylor. Sam Enuchian; Fourth row: |eff Umansky. Ron Jeremy. Ryan Nickname: Beta Founded: 1839 Miami University; 1879 at Cal Colors: Pink and blue Flower Rose Philanthropies: Blood drive Petersen. Emil Schultz. Kirk Khasigian. Brock Melt er. Peter North; Not shown: jason Altunian. Tyler Applegate. Preston Becker. Chris Birdwell. Rich Brusch. Colin Burke. Orion Caffe. Gil Canton, Pete Destefano. Dylan Essner. Ryan Fried, Adam Gamboa, Marty Gunderson. Brendan Hoolihan, Danny lohnston, Mather Kearney, Brendan Pierce. Miles Pike. Jamie Rigal. Zach Smith. Reve Stoney. Dave Strobel. Simon Terry-Lloyd, Ben Wang. |on Weare, Brent Woodward. Malt Ztser GREEKS 91 A Sigma Alpha Mu member at their annua " Bounce for Beats " marathon that raises money for a pediatrics AIDS foundation. Front ROW- Ryan Brown. Adam Gafm. Ted Ries. Andy Chen; Second ROW; Ell Moshman. Scott Feldstein. Jeffrey Chang. Zach Burstein. Alfred Tarn. Amadis Solelo. Mike Pendergrass; Not SHOWN: Daniel Lee. Ryan Harl. |ason Hardy. Jason Hillman. Ryan Aeorse. Ryan Hammond. Adam Lubsen. Steven Sheldon. Garret Dillon. Max Medina. Kayvaan Ghassemieh, Eric Huber ih.DauMather.SleveGate:,, GREEK FACTS Nickname: Chi Phi Founded: l82 Princeton University; l875at Cal Colors: Scarlet and blue Motto: We are always on guard Philanthropies: Haunted House Front row. Jtise Singh. Geoti -; Shenefelt, Maceo Wiggins. Danny Albracht. Ahina Kala Ipo. Dan Murphy. Bob V hite: Back row: Ryan Rodriguez. Brandon Rodrigues. Shalabh Moonat. Wes Roberts. Kevin Condon. |oel Grande. Sean Burns, )osh Nadel; Not SHOWN: John Boyle, jack Buckley. Jon Butler. David Carroll. Lc tpl m,.,.-,,,. vuh citeijovcu., lony Foreman, joey Garcia. Orville lackson. Dave Kupecki. Roy Lai. Mackerson Lang. |ustin Pelruccelli. Coby Rajwan. Brian Roberts. Daniel Rodrigue?, ScotI Ro cnb.iurn, Slcvf Ro-,m Rodnvo S, U nlo Philip Sihmk Neilson Valdejuen a. Tyler Wenck )essc WiM Nickname: Chi Psi Founded: 1841 Union College; 1895 at Cal Colors Purple and gold Tradition: Annual Luao . Vuk Ercegovac, Tony Front ROW. Dan Fnesloiie.Jon Browei.|onMcLoughlin. Harry E f strati s. Sebastian Bea. Duncan Morhardt Rfniamin Arreguy. Sean Bowman. Bryan Burd; Back ROW: Bruce McGihbon, Hubert Walker, Alex Zellser, , Adam Slovwik, Darius Mozaffanan. |on Allbin. l.T. Stephens. Ryan Edv ard (iRI-.EK I-ACTS Steinbach. Patrick Killoran Cody. leffrey Fritz Wheelard. Max Clay Gibbous. Tony Patrick O ' Donog- hue. Michael Noryko; Not showm: Andy Armstrong. Colby Barrett Collin Ellingson. Mike Hunzeker, Darius Mozaffarran, Steve Nishida. Tyler Siegel. |ason Toltoson, M.itl Zlotkowski Nickname DK E Founded ]8 lt Yale; 1876 al Cal Colors: Gules and azure Motto: Friends from the fiearl, forever Tradition Parking Lot 92 GROUPS } HJ ROW; Shinn Oeuvani. Niki Mehan. fia Garga; Second row: Dhiru) 3alani, Saeed Ahmed. Sumit Sabtok, I erpreel Saini; Back ROW: Nikkiljerath. - n Madhani. Shawn Asim. KamalSingh f idlawa. Aniket Apte GREEK FACTS Founded: 1993 at Cal Colors: Royal blue and silver Motto: Dignity, pride and brotherhood Philanthropies: Toys for Tots. Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen Traditions: South Asian Co-ed Fraternity What ' s more important: Mak- ing a positive impact orthe GPA you put on your resume? -Isaac Yang m drer _ blei L ' rm.s...proDlem sets. ..ten page papers. ..presentations. ..not to mention work- who has rime to volunteer? For Sigma Chi Isaac Yang, community service is a top priority along with academics. Cutrently. Isaac tutors Berkclc)- High students m chemistry. On the side, he volunteers tor YMC As family night and is involved in the Strong Roots Program, an organization that raises food and money for the homeless. Isaac says his parents inspire his dedication to the community. " Volunteering puts your studies in perspective, " he says. " It makes your organic chemistry midterm petty when other people worry about food. " As a second-year student, he is considering social welfare and molecular cellular hiolog) ' as majors. Sigma Ch member, Isaac Yang, extenclsa helmnp hand to the community Beyond academics GREEKS 93 Ps ii UpsiLpn looks to the future o1 reDuildinR a house and morale 1 tTioraie consumed by fire II thii c stands is a condemned house. To those that pass by 2728 Haste Street, it is simply the sight ol an unfortunate and preventable accident. But for the brothers of Psi Upsilon tracernic) . it is a sad reminder of their struggles past and present. All it took was one candle to start the fire that consumed the Psi Upsilon house as well as its morale. The new year brought with it a resurgence ot the Greek s)stem tire safety issue as three Psi Upsilon members and two borders were aroused quickly to the life threatening situation. Jaiuiary 9,1997, .seemed like just another day; and for Berkeley .students, it marked one more week of freedom before the new semester began. Little did an)-one living at 2728 Haste Street realize that withm hours, everything the traternity had worked towards would be consumed by flames. The fire, reported at 9:47 am, was kindled by an untended candle flame on the second floor which later ravaged its way to the attic. The flames in the rear of the house poured out and threatened the safer) ' of an adjacent apartment complex. In wake of the emergency, the five tenants were left scrambling for exits and for their lives. Two nonworking emergency chain ladders forced the tenants to look tor alternative ways ot escape. An outdoor fire escape .saved one man while others sprinted down interior stairs and out of the burning house to safety. And final!)-, one woman was found clutching the second floor window sill before fire fighters could get a ladder ro the distressed woman. Assessing the damage, the tenants were not seriously injured beyond suffering from smoke inhilation. However, only describing the physical damages of the house and the tenants would be trivializing the damage done to the fraternity ' s morale. Because of the blow, the fraternity was unable to rush new members and openl) ' recruit which just added to the major setback. " Psi Upsilons are worried about what ' s going to happen. It ' s just perpetuated negativity. ..The fire was a sharp blow to morale, " said Chintu Sharma, the acting president at the time of the fire. " When things aren ' t looking good, chat ' s all that is left. ..to see if someone else wants to take over. " But in a time of low morale, filling leadership positions is not an easy task, especially since many members are in limbo about staying or leaving which is now the current president ' s, Anuj Bhardwaj, biggest worry. Psi Upsilon looks to the future tor hopes of regeneration and most importantly to its new face are the new members to take control. The fraternity now takes on the God-like responsibility of creating what used to be Psi Upsilon as well as improving upon the old. Sharma describes their plans of reorganization: " We want to rebuild possibly on the current site. Hopefully, the insurance will come through. We ' d love to restart over. " They say that home is where the heart is, but the Psi Upsilon fire shows us chat nature ' s forces can obliterate our encire world and leave us to nature ' s mercy. Fire prevention and safety techniques are integral to warding off these kind of disasters since they can arise at any given moment. At the time of the fire, Psi Upsilon was amidst in their plans for implementing sprinklers which would bring them up to tire standards. Inspector Dennis Foley of the Fire Prevention Division points out other common fire code violations seen in fraternity houses during routine inspections which include: missing or disarmed smoke detectors, limited lighting in hallways, non-illuminated exit signs, obstructions in the hallways, lack of fire extinguisher maintenance, and overflowing trash cans. Behind the fire code issue lies a controversy among the fraternities, the universit) ' and the fire prevention division that was sparked back in 1991 after a fire killed three UC Berkeley students. " In response to the fire that killed the three people, an ordinance was set up basically outlining that certain livinggroups are required to have sprinklers implemented in their homes by 1997. According to the enforcement of the law, it narrowl)- concerned fraternities and [cotUnuicJ on pa c gS] arise at any given Up A firefighter fights to save the roof of the Psi Upsilon fraternity house which caught fire on January gth. Although the fire caused thousands of dollars in damage, no one was seriously injured. ■ - i ' eoi ' ' 94 GROUPS rr ALLittook was one can die to start the fire % x Behind the fire coue ibi ue ues a controversy amongtie fraternities thp uniypr ;itv and the fire prev.ention division sororices, " says Adam Gromfiii of tlic Student Advocate Office. It seems that such heightened concern on tlie Greek system is due to the s) ' stem ' s past histot uith fire safety. Many members are unaware ot what exactly is happening and why. In such a caa the students ' rights are ambiguous. Presently, the Student Advocite Office is working to dispel .in rumors regarding fire safety. According to Gromfin, they arc " contacting the various acioi involved to try to get them to admit to some sort of consensus. " The enforcement of the fire safety issue has caused heat among the different tactions. In 199( ice Chancellor Padilla openly supported the ciitorcement ot the ordinance and called it a " polic decision " to place non-compliant fraternities on indetinite social probation. Social probation ca .iltecr major house parties, formal dances and other fraternity hosted social functions. One coul sa) ' that a major component ot fraternity lite is the social scene and the debate ov( whether this disruption over tire safety is fair or not continues. Members withm tli mm Greek s) ' stem arc split on this issue because it essentiall) ' comes down to a matt( of money and time invested. Graham Scanlon, a sophomore pre-med student ZBT fraternity, expresses his opinion thoroughly: " We had planned to hold ' Cisc Disco ' and our party had been okayed by the university. However, they implemente the new rules s.ijiiii; that houses m non-compliance are not allowed to hold soci, functions. At that point, we had already begun to set up, had hired a d.j. an bartenders. These things cost our house a lot of money that we weren ' t going to gi back. It was definitely a time investment, too. We set up tarps to keep the noi; insulated and we warned our neighbors that we were hosting a part)-. The tii department even came to ZBT that da) ' to make sure that we weren ' t doir anything wrong. It was ridiculous how they shut us dciwn. One negative reason th; I see tor having a sprinkler system is what happens it the sprinklers do get triggers at a party by accident, then the whole house is ruined. " Man)- houses are not up to tire regulation standards mainly because ot tl mone)- factor. Generall)-, $ 10.000-$30,00 is needed to fund such a venture. Housi [continued on pa e loi NT ROW On Blumenfeld, Walton )ohn. Warren Lei. Philip Lee; Second row dbban, Ryan Harris, Mila Lieberman, Scott Fausel, Brad Commons. Brennan Price, Chris Cornell. Arthur Li: Back row: Scoll Simmons, Blake Nicholson. Eddie Gulbenkian, David Deming. Mark Kamal, jan Eggeit, Matthew Slilzer, Robert Graff, Ryan Kirchaer. Kevin Desai, |ack Oliver, Brett Wilkison: NotShown: Ami Arad, Chris Collrell, David Donovan, jefl Donovan, Silver Fox, Houston )iicobs, Ryan Kirchner, James Todaro Nickname: D U Founded: 183I1 Williams College: 1896 al Cal Colors: Old gold and blue Mono; justice for foundation Tradition: Singapore Sling Parly, Ihe D05 Bowl Front row lodd Volkert, Miclidel Tunick. Eric Horn. Travis Nutter. Mali Christopher. Matt Madrigal, [uslin Hernandez; Second row; Wayne Lee. Richard Fong, Kevin Clugage, Tucker Callaway. Nicholan Adams; Third ROW: Tim Cullelon, Scoll Oni. Demian WesL Sieve Marano. Brian Baker, Christopher BarloKi, Mali Pope, Elliol lovuis; Back row P.iul Keith. Dah Veed. Malt McNeill, |ohn Connolly: Not (iRI-1 K 1-ACTS SHOWN |iu;(l--.li Alihu|,i, Corey Anderson, Eric Becker. Mall Belloni. Mike " " HH m H B Bowes, Shawn Braun. Scott Brown, Nickname: Delta Sig I- H H B jamesChung. Dave Deswert. Nader Founded: 1899 College V j BBV V H Ohaffari, David Higgs. Alex of Ihe City of New York. W B M I BH J | Hutchenson. Guido Colors: Green and whitr IB H H 1 ' ' l Mullaney. Ben Nichols, Flower: Carnation HV ' ' E En Tf . Rli ' ' ' " " " ' ' ' ' ' ' Sakamoto, jer- Philanthropies: Sailc: [f K- t- K -my Sampson, )eremy Steele, Clinl B.ill ■P ' " " ' ' " ■Jt ' " ' ' ' " " SCb ilrich. EritWu 96 GROUPS ta L GREEKS 97 like Alpha Epsilon Pi have already taken out loans from their national chapter and are left at an impass because they are in extreme debt. AEPi implements other fire deterrent devices such as alarms, fire doors that slam shut when the alarm goes off, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors. Sprinkler systems seem to be the most money consuming. Sophomore house member Mattan Lurie says, " I don ' t think that sprinklers would make any difference. They ' d be a nice addition, but the house h.as other fire prevention devices. Not every home has a sprinkler system. To add to the confusion, traternit) ' parties hosted by houses tli.u are up to code arc still being shut down for different reasons. On March 15, 1997, L.iinbd.i I ' lii Epsilon sponsored a party after bein told their (raternit) ' had met the tire standards. However, the party was broken up by the Berkcle) ' Police Department on the grounds of the house being overcrowded. In response to the police ' s intervention, Kcvm Wong, a sophomore business administration major and member of Lambda, respimded by saymi;, " It was our understanding that the houses that were up to code could hold parties. We turned in our party form to Sproul Hall and the university said it was fine. If we knew that our part) ' was going to get mistakenly broken up, why would we have wasted our time and money? Technically, we are up to code and we have been since Christmas break. " Later in the spring semester, on April 12th, Sigma Phi Epsilon, a house that is up to code, held a party that ended abruptl)- due to a pulled alarm, junior house member David Liang explained that one of the auxiliary fire alarms was pulled, " but not by anyone in the house. " He said, " After the alarm was pulled, the police and tire department came to tell us that cvcr)onc had to evacuate. ..The da) ' of the part) ' the fire department came to check on our decorations and nothing was against the tire codes. " Though students wanted to dance the night away, the impending police cars were heard in the distance. Even though the night was still young, Liang was able to speak diplomatically of the mishap. " Ever) ' house in the Greek system should have a fire system, " he said. The most common tire code violations found at a party scene include: props and waterfalls set up impeding pathways; untreated decorations such as butcher paper and palm frons which burn rapidl) ' ; blocked exits and overcrowding. Though houses ma) ' be up to code, the) ' are sn subject to police or fire department intervention because of other possible violations that houses may not be aware of until it becomes a major problem. March 21st became the final deadline for the Berkeley Fire Prevention Division to receive a plan of action from each fraternity. All except two houses have responded and those two houses have received extended deadlines which expire on October 15, 1997. The consequences ot not meeting the deadline include the house facing a citation m which case a house representative has fifteen days notice to appear in court or fix the cited problem. If demands are still not met, the hou.se faces being closed down. While the fire .safety issue rages on, the main concern of man) ' houses is a matter of project funding in order to continue being an active part within the Greek system. The parties involved are continually trying to work towards a common goal, but time, money, differing of opinions and nature itself, in the case of Psi Upsilon, arc inevitably at their heels. -Jeannie Lee gamma zeta alpha (iRHFK FAC r.S Nickname, tht. ' baiTinui ' i Founded: 1987 Chico Slate Universily; Colors: Black, white and silver Motto: La unidad de esia fraternidad vivira en nueslros corazones por loda I vid.i V loda clernidad Front row. Ricardo Gon ale . Emiliano Hernande:. Rogelic ' Bravo. Gene Calderon. Maurlio Leon. Regro Romero. Cesai Aguilera; Second row: Mitchell Rios, jose Ramire;. Oracic Burgos. Steve Guillen. Rodrigo Sigala; Third row: Isrea Caldero, Francisco France. Mauricio. Jose Legaspi. josi Mayorquin; Fourth row Abel Guillen-jiron. Tomas Venegas liiis Silvas. Eduardo Robles; Back row: Arquinides Caldera n,i[i t.istillo. laiinc Morales. David Padilla. Raul Oro;co ' I 0) iKaPA 98 GROUPS J appa alpha ||KA cONT ROW: Nathan Roark, Henry Romero, lay Traeger. Mall Luchini; Second row: |ustin Braiker, Erie iceberg, Kyle Ross.|ustin Rimei: Third row: |ay Francisco. Nate Snyder. Christian Peyre, George Rodarakii: i«« ROW: Chris Pfaff, Ross Purnell. |ack |acksonfeld. Mall Rosenfeld, Keith iey:NoTSHOWN:|eremy Bach, lustin Beckham, DemianBulwa. Virgil Caselli. GREEK FACTS .eve Chesney. Robert Gon- ]lez. lames Colcher. Charlie jjddy. Chris Kelly. Peter Kelly. one Koh. |eff Larson. Ben lacalangay. Brian Martin. Dan arlin. Hunter McPherson. ' iron Moore. Justin Pondo. Dov ithman.ChazSauer, MaxWeisi Nickname: K A Founded: 1865 Washington Lee: 1895 at Cal Colors: Crimson and old gold FlowER: Crimson rose and mavigold Motto: Dieu et Les Dames GREEK FACTS Nickname. Kappa Founded: igd? at Cal Colors Krimson and Kream Flower Red karnation Motto: Training for leadership since igil Philanthropies: Arthur Ash Foundation. )udy Davis Bone Marrow Scholarships In alphabetical order: Ran-dell Benson. Kevin Nichols, David Noguera. Wesley Osaze, jason Ross GREEKS 99 Front row: Kevin O ' SuUivan. Dyaii O ' Brien, Brendan Ludwick, Ivan IlicShlomy Kiallan, Amnon Siegel: Second row: Man Hersch, Benjamin Gross. |ason Cosgrove. Pablo Szprynger. Ben|amin Hanelm. Ryan Connolly. |oe Gomez; Third row: Adan Slobin. Scott Glenn. |ason Avishay. Greg Ludvik. Aaron Goldberg. Leroy Brown: Back row: Craig Carlock. |amil Tahir. Ryan Nord. Eyal Gutentag. Vineel Imdal. Lance F. Burkert. |ose Buera. Dharanjay Palwardhan; Not shown: |ason Biller. Frank Choy. |ason Ciaglo. An- •rcw Euretig. Ton Fella. Steven :erhardt, )uleby Hirsh. George Kolso. ArikLainer. Todd Lemkin. Mike Lynch. |eff Manson. Chris Newmeyer. jay Park, Pc ' inke. Steve Sailer. Buddy Shepweile GREEK FACTS ' : Nickname: Kappa Sig Founded: 1869 University of Virginia; igoiatCal Colors: Scarlet, white and emerald green Flower: Lily of the valley Traditions: Blacklight and Spring SvKing Matt fuehrer, Andy Reid, Ted KKI GROUPS An intersorority exchange where Chi Omega and Alpha Phi have dinner together before attending the Spring All- Greek fortjm I still have an Olympic dream. -Tom Clayton £ Lor most people, rlie next 01)inpics games is rhree long years away. But tliac s not how Acacia member, Tom Clayton, sees It. A winning season can possibly bring him . n Olympic experience in boxing. " It ' s forty tights I have to win to get to S) ' dney, " he said. " I ' ll do m) ' best. It ' s a dream, but I want to take things one step at a time. " Tom has come a long wa)- in the two years he has been boxing tor Cal. As a sophomore, lie is team captain and the gold medalist in the 1 996 Western Regional Boxing Championships. Also that year, he won the bronze medal at nationals. C u r r e n 1 1 )■ . Tom is the In- rertraternit) ' Council vice- president and Acacia ' s socia chair. He in- tends to major in business. -•■ p V ' . Acacia member Tom Clayton , , dreams m uium c, : ilvci ancfgold. Champion in the ring lambda chi alpha JE GREEK FACTS Nickname; Lambda Chi Founded: 1913 at Cal Colors: Purple, green and gold Flower: White rose Motto: Not without labor Philanthropies: Daffodrl Festival. Raiders Canned Food Drive Front row: |ared Lash. Scoti Matthews. Eric Taylor. Aaron Dutra. James Mocci; Back row: Ryan Hayashida. Glen Fornasier, Clifor Gudiel, Louis Perez, Kris TendaU. Rod Omite; Not shown: Larry Aagensen. Monroe Burch, Sudiptu Chatteigee. Chad Dutvor. jay Florian. German jimmenez, joe Little. Mongo NikoL Spenser Obryan, Mike Piken, Charles Price. Eric Rodriguez. Steve Sharatz Front row: Raymond Kim. )ason B. Lee. Glenn Kim. Kevin Wung. Chr Hayashi, Desi Tom, Kelvin b m Lin. Albert Yang. Victon Tham; SECOND ROW: Russetl Low. David Cho, Mark Kano. Micah Fleming, Damien Tashiro. Kenneth Lo Don |hung.MarkYoung. Eric Tarn. Chris Yeung. Ernest Louie, Sang- Ho Lee GREEKS GREEK FACTS Nickname: Lambdas Founded. 1988 at Cal Colors: Royat blue and white Motto: To be leaders rimong men Philanthropies: Asian- American Donor Program 101 Sigma Alpha Mu members at a " pinning ceremony " , a tradition that many fraternities uphold when a member plans to get married. Part of the ceremony includes the member giving his fiancee a dozen roses, below. GREEK FACTS Nickname; Phi Delt Founded: 1848 Miami University: 1873 at Cal Colors: Azule and argent Flower: White tarnation Motto: One man is no man Philanthropies: Easter Egg Hunt, Inspiration Week Sitting Llaylon Everline. Brodie Smith, Boris Campos: Front row: Thomas |ohn Greenberg, Alishay Verma. |aview Olazaba, Shahriar Matin, Nico Roffe, Ethan Danberry. |ames Lian, Antonia Rauld. Edward Youssouf ian. Alex Clark, Bo Stern. Ron leremy, DanPastorini, Mo Rafati. Sto McMullen. Andy Grunes, Fabio Houkom; Not SHOWN: lustin Corrocher. Bryan Cosette. Brian CutcliHe, |eff Davidson, Clayton Everline. Adam Garfinkle. Andy Lee. BrianLetson, Derik Molnar. Arta Monjazeb. Mike Moore. Dan Shim. Dennis Sidberry. Rafi Youall Front row: Uanny Demsky. Kohei Tsujimou. Utnk lung. Russel Rodriguez. Bryan Nazario. Br.inilmi Clewetl. Goelf Beckham. Lanny Rudnew; Second row: Damon Kalt. Marc Mejia. Joel Hoffman, Amil Abdul Ahuja, Geoffrey Freeman. Gerry Beckman, Scotly Okamoto, |ason Yamamolo. Mark Manasse; Back ROW: |e(f Terraciano. Kent Grisemer, Alex Beer. Brian Ledwilh, Matthew Winton. Dani. , Fellers, Trevor Aslbury. Blake Craig, Harminder Sandhu; Not shown: Matt Caretlo, juslin Carr. Eric Han. Brian |onas, Mike Keslenbaiim Bph I oi- Riissfll Main, Chris Matthews (IREEK FACTS Nickname: Phi lau Founded: 1921 .il C.il Colors: Harvard red and old gold Flower: Red carnalidii Motto: The force of many, the power of one Philanthropies: Paul Newman ' s " The hole in thr wall gang " ' GREEK FACTS Front row: Scott Walanabe. Ben Ma, Francis Tran, Brian Poon, Allen Tsai, |elf Wang: Second row: Niiholas Ng, Andy Wong, Eric Lin, Peter Lee. Hung Nguyen. Albert Chang Nelson Wu. Cliff Wong Charles Lee: BACK ,.,,.,„, - „ow: Ell Chen, Roger Lee. J Charlie Huang Chris Park, |eff Tha, Young Kimberger, Bryan Van, Michel Lee, jonathon Su, Howard Ting Stephen Dodson: Not SHOWN: |erry Chu, David Ho, Kevin Lau, Marc Lopez. Steve Mikumo. Leon Shing Joseph S;e, Eric Tang, Gordon Wong Nickname: Pineapph Founded: 1 )26 ,il Cil Colors: Blue ami gold Philanthropies: San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade, Kamika p 102 GROUPS K. - ■ l» M Front row: Jeff Green, Brian GREEK FACTS Nickname: Pike Founded: 1868 University of Virginia; 1912 at Cal Colors: Garnet and gold Flower: Lily of the valley Philanthropies: j Halloween Candy distribution. Special Olympics Peterson, Newell Lantz, Brian Keech. Brad Schmidl,|akeBrehm, josh Stem, ames Lathrop. Rob Lloyd; Second ROW: Ryan Meyers. Brian Collins, Kevin Cuffie. Bryan Canley, Chris Galtt. Matt Harty. Brent Albright. Dan Duckan. Bill Harrison. lack Redwine. Katsuma Gofuku. Ryan Russell. Ryan Begin; Back row: Michael Kallus. David Gilmore. Bret Walbury. Zare Melmed, Nate Bear. Thomas Paine. Brad Kittredge. Arvin Pasricha. Ryan Clevenger. Nate Franklin. Barry Williams; Not SHOWN: Justin Arnatl. Matt Bainer. Tyler Bovee. Brian Butcher. Kevin Curie. Stuart Curyea. Marc Delpouys. Phinney Gardnew. |eff Kirkos. Adam Levine. Lem Motlow. Bob Palmer. Tim Shogi, jerry Smith. Peter Stern, Matt Stone. |aime Warren-Mordichai, Kris Weeger. jason Wolfe GREEKS 103 Each year, Ace of Clubs members from the first five sororities founded on campus (Pi Beta Phi, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Alpha Kappa Theta, Alpha Phi and Delta Gamma) sells bids for a black-tie ball to raise money for the Susan G. -1 FhONIROW Hdi ' jri Liuyil, u rnipperiAnnsIlcln baKer.rj bcnran .SECONDROW Brell MIckael, |ohn Cocktossan. Bende. Nate Reyes, David Barnes, Michael Madland, Michael Simpson, Tom Lavia; Back row: Stephen Poulios, Christo- pher Mottler, lonalhan Bruner, Patrick Chiang, Mark Rappaport, Milch O ' Shaughnesev. Herbv VerSmells; NoT SHOWN: Eric Anderson, Rob Ashuler, Sahara Atlaie, Will Barlett, Sebastian Nickname: S A E Founded: 1894 at Cal Colors: Purple and gold Flower: Violet Traditions: Paddy Murphy, |agameisler. Volleyball Tourney Bea, Chris Bright, Yuba Brubaker, drew Burns, Paul Candy, Zac Clammer. Scott Crowie, Matt Currie. Brian Fabian, Ryan Feaver. Dennis — Fox. Demetri Galanides, Chris Gormsen, Mike Gulterman. |P Hubbard. Toney Lauia, Keith Luny, |uslin McMahan, Tim Mickael, Mike Phippen, Daniel Tessieri, Brende Toth, Chris Varnell Nick Vitro, |osh Wickland, Cole Wink ler. Andrevu Wold Viva id France Alphd Phi member makes ]er mark at the American Embassy m Pans 104 GROUPS 1 (♦! ;i. m I w. hen Alpha Phi, Lisa Ghahraman, took a semester oH school to work tor the American Embassy in Pans, she said at Hrst, " it was just a huge step into the unknown. " Now, looking back, Lisa believes her French experience has opened up a world of possibilities for her. " It was without a doubt the best thing I ' ve ever done in my life, " she said. Assigned to the Department of Commerce. Lisa, a graduating senior, worked as a trade assistant to promote U.S. exports in France. Duringchattime, the CD-Rom. called the National Trade Data Bank, published seven market reports under her name. Lisa is an economics major and a business minor. She plans to pursue a higher education in economics. Nickname: Sammy Founded: 1909 at the College of the City of New York; Cobrs: Purple and white Flower: Purple aster Motto: Secret Traditions: Bounce for Beats Romesh Silva, |eff Simpfei Stephen Williams. Eric Yee, In alphabetical order: Estevan Bonilla, Frank Broccolo. Rishi Chandna. Charles Chein. Ryan Chen, Derrick Chi. Steve Chun, Nick Cooper, |ohn Dollison. Dirk Preiser. Mike Fuse. German Galeota. |aime Gleen, Ryan Granados. Brian Hom, Tim Norm, Benji Hung, Ken Ishida. Monner Jamil, )ae |ung, Matt |ung. Ruben Kalra. Jeff Kim, jason Lowe, David Lu. Leo Martinez, Nando Mar- tinez, Keith Mayfield, Eric McCain, joe Monroe. Al Moon, Cameron Murray. Zubin Nagarvala, Oliver Nejae, Phu Ngo. )on Prutow. ).R. Regal. Mark Rivera, Eric Ryan. Ramin Saketkhoo, nderfer. Walter Ventura. Bruce Wen, Victor Yip, David Yoo, |ohn Yoo Front ROW: Clif Marriott, jon LoCurto. Frances Allen. Isaac Yang. Alex Mclntyre; Second row: John One, Tim Lade. Tony Perez. Robert Mayle |r.. Kenneth Kim. Sean Stasio; Third row: Michael French, Renzo Iturrino. Tyler B. Doupe. Rory Leos, Alan Lange, Frank Huang; Back row: Taylor Holve. Mike Bock, Martin Dillard, )immy Saunders. Drew Ryan. Ryan Bonnell. Lexi Virpaeff, |ason Sakamoto; Not shown: )ohn Barry, Tim Buckley. Zander Doroski. Dan Etchevers. Todd Gallegos, Nick Garcia. Jesse Gayosso. Andy Gibson.Gennadiy Goldenstheyn. Doug hedenkamp, Theo Hobbs. )ustin Kweder, Steve Lambert. Adam Laponis. Sean Ostasio. Alex Pham. Brian Rucker. Bharat Sundraram. Steve Waide GREEK FACTS Nickname: Sigma Chi Founded: 1855 Miami University Colors: Blue and old gold Flower: White rose Motto: In this sign you will conquer Traditions: Derby Days. Sweethearts Week GREEKS 105 C- lb. » •vVtWy.- %-. i 9 " " l (■Kl.KK FACTS Nickname Siijmd fJu Founded: 189: Virginia Mililary Instilule; Colors; White, black and gold Flower: While rose Motto: The legion of honor PhiUnthropies: Friday Nighl Liv- f-RONT ROW M.j. McL.Kji.-y, bdm U-.bofn. Shauri Kong. Joe Devaty. Ren.itn Cazares. lason Perry. Alan Weslley. Greenfield Quarles. Raffi Simon; Back ROW: Marco Maito. Edgar Marcias. Patrick Wun. Bradford Beckett. Kristean Von Der Heiden IV, Malt Johnson. Mason Bancroft. Francis O ' Haenens. James Hu. Dan Arroyo. Yuwynn Ho; NOT SHOWN: Rick Alv.i, Ryan Aull. Sean Barm. William Bennett. Joe Devaly. Jeremy Farfan. Shatin Madan. John Solomon. BrandonVan Beokum, Oavid Virv. GREEK FACTS fRONT ROW. Brcll Lvcins. Kenneth ijarcia. Paul King. Oclavio Castro. Derek Whang, Philip lannaccone, Jeff Wuo, Peter Dilello. ]oe Omma. Corey anrthy; Second ROW: Spencer in. David Liang. Shane ;,.,:v l;.ikef, Manuel EJsenberg, Nick Bfondo. Russel Chung, Carter Ashton Jenkins; Back row: Jason Tsai. Ben Morris. Shua Chai. Cory Nicholas, iij Wada. Joey Newell, Eric Moncada. Ethan Taub; Not SHOWN: Oscar Chavez, runs Chin. Arun Dayalan, |esse Diaz. Thomas Dorrance. Mason Foster, Fred ' ' ini pr. Riva han. Jesse Keegan. Denis lainez, Brian Libicki. Ed Moncada. Cameron Morrison, Donald Oliver Nickname: Sig tp Founded: 1910 at Cat Colors: Purple and red Flower: Violet and red rose Motto: Healthy body, sound mrnd Philanthropies: Haunted House for kidi 106 GROUPS Sigma p ckname: Stgma Pi unded:i9i3alCal lors: Lavanderand lite 3wer: Lavandar orchid atto: Unity in diversity aditions: Pirates Club d Pirates Grotto Front row: |effrey A Sketeris. Dan Guich. Jeffrey Ting. Kenneth Oh. Rayn Chiang; Back row: )effrey Hightower. David Fisher, |on Man. Tom Gonzales. Tim Carroll. |ason Zimring, Paul Morgalis; Not SHOWN: Aaron Goldman. Aaron Morrison, jaview Silva. Chad Strickland. Ryan Weber Front ROW: David Mahler. Charles Nelson Flanders. Andy lesmnli.WiIli rr Lynn. Paul Rabedeaux;SEC- OND ROW: Eugene Mar, Chris Grisanti. Devin While. Krislopher Wagner-Porter. Masa Shiohira. Jonathan Pitman; Not shown: Estesshi Bumphas. jason Carnevale. Benjamin Lee. KirkWylie GREEK FACTS Nickname: Theta Chi Founded: 19133! Cal Colors: Military red and while Flower: Red carnation Motto The helping hand Philanthropies: Eggster Hunt. Clean-up Willard Park GREEKS 107 R=_ The best thing about being CPA president is seeing all the work each chapter contributes to the Greek system. -Kristina Alvarado t-- i ' r since Kristina Alvarndo joined Sigma Kappa in Fall 1994, she has devoted much ot her time to her sororit) ' and Greek communit) ' . Currently, Kristina is Collegiate Panhellenic Association president, where she works as a liason between the local community, other campus organizations and Greek lite. She also acts as a mediator and facilitator in a goal to unify Cal ' s Greek system. As a student coordinator for Public Health 104, she provides her sorority health care information and finds new ways to confront and solve health problems. Kristina is a senior, majoring in sociolog)-. GreekGoals Front row: Salah Baydoun. Jeremy Clar. Gabe Santiago ' ' Anthony Cerna. Michael Schneider, Kirk Lin. Ryan Alexander; Back row: Rowan FennelL Rick Rifenback. Francis Lee. Andrew Black. Thomas Phitbrick. Billy Promes, Ritchie Tuazon. Rich- ard Kohan, Tory Frangella, Billy Schofteld. Geoff Boucher. Saul Zippin: NOT shown: Brian Clarke, Mike Diaz. Dusttn Hoekstra. johr Hoffnew, Nate Jones. Steve Kim, Shawn Lyons. Dave MichaeL Zach Munoz. Tec Schroeder. Bill Tarantino. josh Taylor, johnny Want ' ion Walker. Michael Delp. GREEK FACTS Founded l8i(7 Union College; 1900 at Cal Colors: Black, white and blue Philanthropies: Thanks- giving dinner for the homeless; Habitat for Humanity Front row: David Kon. Geoff Hughes. Archie Chen; Back ROW: Ernesto Pon. Gregg McKee. Allen Hwang. Alan Miller. Amil Shah, Will Liao. Alex Charner; NOT ahown: Stefan Branczyk. OamM " Stumpf, BaoTr. ' i (.Ki 1 K FACTS Nickname Theta Xi Founded igiOalCal Colors: A ure blue and silver Flower Blue iris Motto: United they V y v.. 108 GROUPS K.C 7 Front row: Timothy Shoji. )ohn Pani. Nevin Sopieker. Colin Sibley, Eh Wendell. Jeremy Rothbard. Mike Beunett. jason Mann. Kevin Tucker, Tyler Walker. Brass Cohen. Malt Hengehold.Vern Reynard. Michael G. Davis. )ulian Zaifen. Alex Sleeven. Tim Fatei, Second row: Steve Patel. Desi Banalao. Donald Key. Andy Henderson. David ' | " ' |1W pl " jUpn Eberstein, Alex Mast. Dave Weltin, Jeff Marcus. Damien Filiatrautt, Adam DeGraff, Tim McCandless. Matt Simons. Matt O ' Reilly. Matt Healy. Ben Myers. Lane Stephens; Back row: Brian Codori. jason Dawson. Andrew Harper. Dave Lalchman. |eff Miller. Brian Mullen. Pete Powell, Derek Rados. Joseph Redford. Stephen Summers Nickname: Zate Founded: I8ii7 New York University: 1870 at Cal Colors: Blue and gold Flower: White carnation Motto: Good Time Traditions: Tradition Friends Party goers attend the annual Great Gatsby event in which Alpha Tau Omega transforms their house into an elaborate 1920s setting. GREEKS 109 l With members from diverse Bahal College Club is universaLideals of social justice, truth, and spiritual oneness ot all religions he Berkeley Baha ' i College Club is a group of students working toi ether to promote the ideals put lortli b) ' the Baha i f-aith, including social justice, unn-ersal education, the independent in ' csti£;ation of truth, abolition ot sexism and racism, and the spiritualonenessofallreligions.TheClub ' smember. hipincludes over 25 Cal students from Iranian, Chinese, Indian, Ahican, AustralianandAmericanbackgrounds.Despitetheirdiverse cultures and iu-ritat es, these students find a unit) ' ing ' ision in the Baha i principle that all the world ' s peoples are a single fimiK ' . The (dub participated in numerous campus activities throughout the year including CAL Day and the International Hou.se ' s annual Spring- Fest. At CAL Day a number of Baha ' i artists, including a hip-hop band and a dance workshop, performed on Sproul Plaza. At the I- Llouse Spnng-Fest the ( :iub also sponsored artists including a local Bahai ska band. These performances were meant to convey, via an artistic medium, the ideals that Baha ' is feel are necessary tor sur ' i ' al in an emer ingglobal ci ilization. Other campus activities included a table on Sproul Plaza throughout the year, and vveekl) ' public forums dunngv hich students and commun it) ' members discus.sed the v ' orld s problems and possible answers to them, including those ottered by the Baha ' i Faith, (dub unity was fostered through various social events including ski trips, barbecues, study groups, and a retro dance party. As membership continues to increase, the club foresees even more in -ol emenr in campus actu ' ities during the upcoming year. higher Ml I ■k i I ideals 110 GROUPS J ii A c Through dance, the Baha ' i College Club expresses their ideas on the steps of Sproul Hall at the annual Cal Day. left. Hip-Hop artists perform at a Baha ' i event, below. At bottom, a Baha ' i member explains the goals of the club to an interested Sproul passerby. iim ..!.»;.; ■ ., «rsKv Ethiiic,,cu[turaland lifestyle lecific clubs offered students similar backgrounds, k fhenever you walk through Sproul Plaza, you encounter an abundance of tables and people encouraging you to |oin their organizations. But sometimes, i you walk down Sproul with a friend of a different race or ethnic:ty. one of you may be accosted by people bearing fliers and searching for new club members and the other one may be ignored. Welcome to a world where culture and diversity rule. When students arrive at Cal they can sometimes be overwhelmed by the sheer enormit) ' and diversity of the school. Cultural clubs help provide a feeling of culture familiarity with others that share the same background. The ' shock may also offer an opportunity to become acquainted with your own culture if yougrev - up with little exposure to it. People whojoin these organizations do not necessarily see theirorganizationasex ' clusionary. The clubs are places where people can celebrate their common interests, histories, and activities. Of the over three hundred registered organizations, half cater to a specific ethnicity- or culture. Many were founded when Cal was not the diverse school that it is today. Other types of ethnic clubs are also designed for a particular area of study and offer support for those in a specific major. Several t) ' pes of organizations are also meant to help guide graduates into the working world. Some ethnic clubs practice religion together, carry out social gatherings, plan events, or tableon Sproul to recruit members. Others show a more fundamental interest in the larger world Members of an ethnic , affecting their ethnicity. Rallies are often held club, dressed in cultural costume, throughoutcampus by students with astrong concern promote membership - , [ ,,,. . ijures sur ' ival and lectures are planned in Sproul Plaza, left. " Opposite page: throughout the year for students of any ethnicit) ' to Students in APATH attend. Thelecturesallowthediversestudentbodyto play a game of Family Feud at a meeting, experience and enjoy cultures that they knew litde top. A table on Sproul , . 3 , ., informs students of the Queer Resource Center. CULTURAL CLUBS 113 the publications that are produced on this campus are among the most diverse and respected university journalism in the country. The uork that students produce range in size from a dozen pages stapled together to a three hundred page hard cover book. To finance the publications, money comes hom ASUC Mini-grants that range in size from $150 to $850 and must be approved by the ASUC Senate. The Chancellors Committee, composed of students, professors, and administrators, meet four times a ear to hearaindingrequestsforpublicationgroups.Anotheralternativefortiindingisdepartmental. If your publication can affiliate itself to a department, then the) ' may be willing to offer financialsupport.GraduatestudentshavetheirownsourccoffundmgthroughtheCraduate Assembly Education improvement Grant. This allows students to apply for grants that can improvegraduate education. The least popular, yet increasingly common method of funding publications is turningout to be private Rind-raisingefforts. Thiscan include sellingportions of your newspaper or journal to ad ertisers. The diversit) ' ofRindingfor publications IS matched to the diversity of actual publications. There are neu ' spapers like Th - Dmly Califonmn and The Hcumtic Squelch. There are a large variet) ' of ethnic and cultural publications. Among these are the Onyx Pres . u ' hich provides news and resources for the African American community; the Ba-keh]ournalcj Asian Studtes, a forum for academic discussion on Asian topics; Korean American Magazine, reflecting the interests of Korean Americans on campus; Ma anda. art and prose of the Filipino culture; La Llorona. a stage for Latino Chicano student ideas and opinions; La Vcz. a newspaper tor the Chicano Latino community. In addition to this small sampling of ethnic publications, there are also intellectual, critical, and political |ournals. These include Active Intellect, an undergraduate psycholog)- journal; Berkeley Counterpcmt. u ' hich debates political and social issues; Berkeley Fiction Review and Berkeley Poetry Reneir, forums for writers and poets; the undergraduate California Le al Studiesjournal: Concrete, ajournal forenvironmental design students; CriticalSeme. ajournal tor humanities and social sciences, produced by graduate students; House ojTomato. a torum tor creative undergraduate women expression; hsues. a publication tor the discussion ot the health profession; the graduate student publication Luccro. on work in the Hispanic and Portuguese cultures; Politica, an undergraduate political science journal; Repercumons. a journal for alternative viewpomtsinmusicandscholarship; the Sn-Bw 5Neu sletterforbiolog) ' students- and SPICE, a |ournal to promote international and cultural understanding. hot off the pres 114 CROUPS Jewish women stand at Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue to bring awareness of unrest in the Middle East, above. Members of theCal Democrats campaign for Bill Clinton ' s presidential election, right. With signs, students voice their discontent with the University ' s removal of affirma- tive action policies, far right. 116 1 A Catering to just about any trie faith W ts sensitive when touched upon in the vvroncr way, its an all m encompassing part ot the whole human, and it ' s often the most fl important aspect ot an individual: taith. Faith comes m many forms and the greatest impact that it has on this campus is visible through its religious student organizations. Some see religion as beingsheer fanaticism, yet tor many, it is their tocus, their way oHite, or their de ' otion. As religion can be a key factor in an indn ' idual s lifestyle, student tjroups, including the Jewish and Muslim Student Unions and Christian Fellowship offer college students a chance to meet, interact, and talk to other students with shared beliefs. This sense of belonaint; can brine; a rewarding!; change and contribute to a healthier way of life in a unu ' ersit) ' environment that promotes individuality. The religious studentgroups on campus provide not only that sense of belonging and acceptance, but also an opportunity to learn new things, e.xposed to different viewpoints, and ex-press personal opinions to the open minded. Many groups meet on a weekly basis to take part m worship, fellowship, discussion, study, entertainment, and social interaction. Because the college e.vpenence is more than |ust knowledge, facts, and books, these groups, whether formally or informally organized, add to and enhance a student s time in the universirv setting. Commonality ' of faith is one of the most important ties between people, especially students who are far from home and possibly from religious roots, includingfamily and piaceofworship.Religiousstudent groups create strong bonds and aid in making; memories and experiences. Although it may sometimes seem as if t;roupsareexclusive and partial, the positive effects that they can extend to student seems to outweigh any negative stereotypes that go along with religious organizations. RELIGIOUS GROUPS 117 - y ' You ' d teel like you could dunk everything;, you could teel the eners;y of " the place and that was something I was really excited to be a part oh You could teel the electricity in Harmon. -Jason Kidd, cal basketball player, i993 ' 94 at [a Sports CREATIONAL SPORTS FACIUl ..-CROFT W . A N c n o SPORTS SECTION n9 Quarterback Pat Barnes sets off to make a pass, right. The football team makes a grand entrance onto the field of Memorial Stadium. below. Tight End Tony Gonzalez attempts to open himself up to receive a pass, bottom. ! ' S ,- . L .- N1 4 - f " % i 17 X, 1 % r- JlW««i r •: «• ?•. ' :7- -=T " CJ: . rvs - , ' f ' f ' 4 n • i : .V ■ y j 1 stj- ng start -i slo w finish As NEW FOOTBALL COACH StEVE MaRIUCCI graced the football field with his new attitude, new slogans: " Fourth Quarter is Ours " and " lt ' sallof us, against All of Them; " and his west coast offense, people quickly saw roses as the team started out 5-0, including a victory over the preseason Pac-10 favorite USC. The Bears started out the season with three quick wins against Western Athletic Conference teams: San jose State, San Diego State, and Nevada. In years past, the team may have lost one or more of these games, however, with Mariucciatthe helm, the Bears sailed through the preseason schedule with no difficulty. However, their 33-15 victory over Nevada proved to be a costly one as leading rusher Tarik Smith was lost with a season ending knee injury. A new rule allowing overtimes in college football brought one of the most excitinggames to Berkeley since 1982. In triple overtime, Cal outlasted Oregon State A8-A2 before 34,000 crazed fans. However, it wasn ' t until Cal beat USC on the road 22-15 did Cal receive any respect from outsiders, and more importantly - - Wide receiver Na ' il Benjamin enjoys the glory and cheers from team- mates and fans after making a touchdown. After 5 consecutive WINS AT START, CaL LOSES 6 OF 7 AT THE END OF SEASON FOOTBALL 121 strong start slow finish secure a 5-0 record. With this victory, Cal fans everywhere w ere setting their eyes on a bowl game, and some daring Cal fans were even lool ing towards the Rose Bowl. However, a last second 21-18 loss at Washington State quieted all those people. This was perhaps the turning point in the season. Up to this point, everything had gone Cal ' s way. However, with just over a minute left in this game, quarterbacic Pat Barnes fumbled the ball inside his own five yard line and Cal blew their chance of starting out the season 6-0. This loss was to be the first in a string that saw Cal lose six of its last seven games. SEASONS SECOND HALF IS SUSPENSEFULASTEAM TRIES TO CATCH UP Many thought the friendly confines of Memorial Stadium would bring Cal bacl to its winning ways against UCLA, but that would not be the case as UCLA beat emotionally drained Cal team 38-29 as UCLA running bacl Skip Hicks ran over, through, and by the vastly undermanned Cal defense. This time the offense was not able to bring Cal back from a large deficit. While many people thought the suspense of the Oregon State game would never again be recaptured, at least not this season, the Arizona game quickly brought that thought to an end. In anion filled four overtime game, Cal outlasted Arizona 56-55. Most importantly, however, Cal would capture that ever so elusive sixth win which would make them eligible for a bowl game. And boy did they need it as they lost their last six games of the regular season. Head coach Steve Mariucci, con- centrates on the game strategy and looks on the player ' s perfor- mances. In his first year at Cat, Mariucci lead the Bears to round sixteen of the NCAA Finals. 122 I i : iW . Tailback Deltha O ' Neal runs for the touch- down, above, and breaks away from his opponents, left. FOOTBALL 123 ' r ■ Tight end Tony Gonzales reaches for the ball in the end zone at Memorial Stadium, right. Inside linebackers, Mawuko Tugbenyoh and Juston Flagg go for the tackle in the Big Game, below. ' 1 rr, . • • 4 f mm __ __ strong start slow finish The next game would turn out to be Cat ' s worst defeat of the year according to the scoreboard as Cal lost 35-7 at Arizona State. However, the Bears played the eventual Pac-10 champions well before allowing a flurry of points in the final period. No one expected Cal to win this game as former Cal coach Bruce Synder was leading ASU to its miracle season. What was more frustrating to Cal fans, however, was the fact that Synder was supposed to lead Cal to the Rose Bowl only four years earlier as 7 Cal returned from a 10-2 season with most of its key players returning. However, former athletic director Bob Bockrath failed to resign Synder, and with Synder, went any hopes for a run for the roses. In what turned out to be the most lopsided Big Game in years, Cal quickly realized that its early season aspirations were too high for the young Cal team. In a turnover filled game, Stanford defeated Cal 42-21. After this loss, Cal football reached its lowest point of the season. The only memorable part of the game, for Cal fans, was watching the Stanford mascot, Chris Cary, having his costume torn off him by thousands of Cal students. Even with the slow finish, Cal was able to secure an invitation with Navy to play on Christmas day at the Aloha Bowl. However, the aloha Bow was not what the Bears had hoped for. Itwas what their entire season was about: fast starts and slow finishes. The Bears jumped all over the Midshipmen early, but were unable to hold the lead as Cal saw Navy roar back to a - victory over Cal. After the season was over, Cal coach Steve Mariucci left the Golden Bears to become the new head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. With him went all the hype and slogans over his short ear at Cal. Defensive Coordinator Tom Holmoe replaced not only Mariucci but also the slogans, hype, and emotions. Instead, Holmoe replaced the emotions with discipline. This new approach is one that should eliminate penalty filled games in the future. This, along with Cat ' s best recruiting class in years, makes for an exciting beginning to what should be a brilliant future for Cal football. " As tired as the athletes get, even mascot Oski has to take a break for a drink. Oski shows up at all football games to bring spirit and fun to the entire stadium. STRONG START TURNS TO 4-0 LOSS IN MOUNTAIN PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS FOOTBALL 125 too little toQ late The California men ' s water polo team, for the first time, failed to make the NCAA tournament. In a move to expand water polo, the NCAA decided to grant the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation only one spot in the tournament of four along with another leaving another spot which was also filled with a MPSF team. Finishing the season as the nation ' s 4 ranked team, the Bears nearly managed toplaytheirway into the tournament as they won their last four games heading into the MPSF tournament, what many consider the true national champion ship of water polo as it featured all of the nation ' s top teams. With a 10-8 victory over UC Irvine, the Bears advanced to the semifinals against Stanford. The two teams had split their previous two meetings of the year as Cal had defeated the Cardinal 9-7 in their last game. However, this one turned out to be a different story as the Bears lost 9-7 and ended any hopes of bringing home a record I2th title to Spieker Pool. OveralltheBearsfinished 15-7 and 4-4 in the MPSF. Offensively, the Bears were led by Brad Kittredge with 38 points. Baren Dilaver added 34 while freshman sensation Albert Won contributed 25. TheBearslookprimed to make another strong runatthetitleintheyears to come as Cal reloaded with yet another strong recruiting class. Team came on strong late in SEASON, BUT NOT SOON ENOUGH TO MAKE IT TO NCAA Sophomore Brad Kittredge, who is also a member of the Cal swim team, comes out of the water for a pass, above, junior, two- meter player Brent Albright looks for an open man. Albright competed with the US National and Olympic teams, right. Sopho- more Peter Kiefer tends goal in a home game at Speiker Aquatic Complex, top right. 126 SPORTS MflMt , 4AilA mBFi mmiam ' rUA ' A ' AA TER Polo IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Brent Albright. Ryan Begin, Pat Cochran. Brian Codori. Baran Dilaver. Ryan Feaver, Ryan Flynn, Phinney Gardner. Mike Kallus. Peter Kiefer. Brad Kittredge, Rilci Krumins. Ryan Meyers. Jeff Moloughney. Kyte Nichols. Robert Palmer. Ross Ramsey. ]ohn Rigney. Peter Stern MEN S WATER POLO 127 Freshman Doug Juday blocks the ball just outside the goalie box, below, junior forward Adam Hunter and freshman midfielder Justin Bell fight with opponents for the ball, right. Sohphomore Brandon Moggio takes the ball downfield. ;youngteam torious start In a season that saw that many other Cal sport ' s teams start off strong and end slow, the Men ' s soccer team was no exception as they jumped out to 12-2-2 record and were ranked the 2 team in the country. Starting off with strong victories over tough squads, the Bears got respect from every team in the country and were lookingatbringingto Berkeley the national championship. However.thatwasnottobethecase as Cal lost 6 of its last 8 games, including 5 in a row toendtheseason.aftera brilliantl-Owinoverthen v 2 Washington. " • The Bear ' s brilliant early season start was due in main part to their defense which was led by sophomore Brandon Moggio. However, the once choking defense of the Bears was no longer as potent late in the season as teams scored more and more frequently on the Bears, culminating in a 4-0 loss to UCLA in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship game. The Bears, however, managed to squeak into the tournament on the strength of their early season start, but were quickly shown the exit by Fresno State 2-1 in the NCAA tournament. Offensively, the Bears were led by junior Adam Hunter ' s 20 points and senior Peyton Leeke ' s 19. The young Bears return most of their key players next year and should be a force to contend with for many years to come. i. f Sophomore Brandon Moggio dribbles down the field. Moggio, who plays both offense and defense, was Cal ' s Rookie of the Year last season. Sk Strong start turns to 4-0 loss IN MOUNTAIN PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS N ALPHABETICAL ORDER jUSlin Bell. ohn Black. Doug Brooks. Shawn Butler. Tim Castillo. Steve Childs, Chap Early. Ryan Fitzpatrick. |.V. Ganal. Mike Haralambankis. Adam Hunter. Adam juday. Doug |uday. Peyton Leeke. Leif Lundaas. John Macdonald. jason Marasigan. Bran- don Moggio. Antonio Morales. Malt Newmark. Raul Ornelas. Juan Luis Romero. Steve Rullo. Chris Sawicki. Tony Skogen. jason Young lENS Soccer w SOCCER 129 sweet suc.cess top rankings The CaL women ' s SOCCER TEAM enjoyed its most successful season in years as they compiled a 13-3-2 record and a 25 national ranking. After compiling the successful season, the Bears were snubbed by the NCAA and were not invited to the tournament. Even though they did fail to make it, the Bears did enjoy a successful season. For the season, the Bears were led by freshman Kim Brown with six goals and two assists. Also scoring six goals for the Bears were Rachel Davidson and Mary Oades. Natalie Marianiledthe Bears withsixassists. In thegoal, senior keeper Karen Cook seta Ca I record with 11 shutouts. Along with those eleven shutouts, Cook also complied a 0.66 goals against average. The youthful squad which featured only five seniors will no doubt return next year betterthan ever. However, next year, the Bears will be led by a new head coach: Kevin Boyd. Boyd, who was previously an assistant, takes over for Andy Bonchonsky who resigned after six seasons at the helm for Cal. Freshman defender Amy White takes possession of the ball, right . Talented newcomers and EXPERIENCED SENIOR FORM WINNING TEAM A 7t r M .a, - - . Women s »l IMaH IN ALPHABETICAL OKOEK Amy. Balavac. Berkley Bowers, Kim Brown, Courtney Carroll. Sarah Conner, Karen Cook, Rachel Davidson, Debbie Demarchi, Shelly Fouls,Ashlee Hunt. Sarah kaminsky.Allie Kemp. Alisha Lopez, SlaceyMallison, Natalie Mariani. Ryan McManus, Lulu Monti, mary Oades. Tami Pivnick. |essica Stanton, {ill Stephenson. Stephanie Sirocco. Amy White 130 SPORTS Senior midfielder Alisha Lopez takes off down field for the score, left. Kim Brown, a freshman midfielder, takes control of the ball, above. Freshman forward Amy Balavac looks for an open man, top. SOCCER _tough competition toug her season 1996 PROVED NOT TO BE THE YEAR OF CaL women ' s volleyball. The Bears had many chances to win, including a chance to beat UCLA for the first time ever, but were not able to capitalize. Five set losses represented Cal ' s season this year as they suffered seven of them, includingsixto nationally ranked teams. Perhaps the most disheartening of the bunch was a five set loss to eventual national champion Stanford as the Bears had apparently won until the referee ruled that a ball which appeared to be on the line to all, including the Stanford team, was ruled out and Stanford came back to win. Cal also ended up losing a heart breaker to UCLAasCal had a two sets to one advantage in the fourth and a 14-8 lead, but the Bruins came back to eventually win the set and match in five sets. The Bears finished the season 8-20 overalland3-i5inthe Pac-io. Theteamwas once again led by senior Lynn Guevara wholedtheteamwith 673 assists. Junior Michelle Wickman and Jessica Dinaberg paced with team with a 3.09 and 3.06 kill average, respectively. Perhaps the big surprise of the year was the performance of Freshman Jennifer Kristie whose 559 assists already place herioth overa ll in Cal history in that category. Freshman Kellie Alva and Genia Shaw also played major roles on the young team which is expected to be much betternextyear. Junior outside hitter Michelle Wickman waits for the setup and goes for the kllL Wickman is one of the more experienced outside hitters. Tale nted newcomers and EXPERIENCED PLAYERS FIGHTTOSTAYONTOP 132 SPORTS 1 • . II unior outside hitter Jessica Dinaberg gets the ball over the net in a home game against the University of Southern California, left. Supported by freshman setter Jennifer Kriste, sophomore blocker Elena Berman reaches for the ball, below . IN AiPHAOETiCAi ORDER Kellie Alva. Elena Berman. Brooke Coulter. Jessica Dinaberg, lynn Guevara, )ennifer Krisle, Kelly Loyd, Alicia Perry. Amanda Selby, Genia Shaw Debbie Walery, Sara WaltmanBrooke Weaver. Michelle Wickman. head coach Sue Woodsira VOLLEYBALL 133 imi Sophomore midfielder Kathy Fouts takes off down field. Fouts has a twin sister, Shelly, who plays for the Cal soccer team, right. Fouts traps the ball and looks for the pass, below. nayuyu lELD Hockey [fromt row] Grace Kim. Karin Mirassou. Erica Fnesen. Lorraine Le. PingChouw, Robin Reschke. Stephanie Wilcox [second row) Kelly Crowley, |ennifer Grossman. Rachelle Hovig, jenna Graham. Becky Bewlcy. Marisa Segnilz. Cyndi Lee. Kaly Facciotli. Catlin Brauchl. Megan Sainsbury, Tisha Pegel (thiro row] Head coach Shellie Onslead. karen Hagan. Maile Ohye.Sara Baron, kale W[)lpiti, Kalhcrine. Garolalo, Deborah Clark. Elke Popp. kriMen Shima. Kalhy FOuls. Stephanie Sansom. kelli Mirassou, Sarah Hoehn. ass.stanl coach Kyri Sparks 134 SPORTS 1 high expectations Close games The Cal women ' s field hockey team surprised many people with a strong3-i record in the NorPac, but managed only a 7-7 overall record. Megan Sainsbury and ElkePopp each paced the Bears with four goals during the regular season as the Bears out-scored their opponents 24-13 over the course of the year, but were unable to hold and win the close games against teams which they could have beaten. Calended up losingclose games which hurt the Bears ' chance for post season play. Six of the Bears seven losses were by one goal, including three to arch- rival Stanford, who forthe season beat the Bears in three of the four head to head contest. The final game was a 1-0 game decided on penalty strokes in the NorPac championship game. Karen Hagan led Cal with a 0.94 Goals against average this season as goalie as the Cal defense held all but one opponent to two or fewer goals. Cal ' s young team returns many of its key players next year as it hopes to make a run for the post season and maybe even more. Sophomore midfielder Becky Bewley takes control of the ball. Bewley Is one of the most improved players from the 1995 team. SIX OF TEAM S SEVEN LOSSES LEFT THEM BEHIND BY JUST ONE GOAL FIELD HOCKEY 135 and the band plays on_ For 106 YEARS, THE BAND REMAINS DEVOTED TO THE SPIRIT OF CaL With over 100 years of tradition, the University of California Marching Band is one of the oldest college marching bands on the West Coast. The predecessor of the Cal Band, the University Cadet Band, was founded in 1891. In 1991, the Band ' s centennial year, the Cal Band received the Berkeley Citation, the University ' s highest honor, in recognition of its 100 years of devotion, spirit, and service to the University. Among the many famous people who )layed with the Cal 3and are Chief justice Earl Warren and President Emeritus of the University of California, Robert Gordon Sproui, who was the drum major in 1912. Over the years, members of the Cal Band have attended overi50 consecutive Cal footballgames, with the full band performing at every home game and the Straw Hat Band travelling to games as far as Purdue, Temple, Wisconsin, and Hawaii. ThecurrentCalBand,underthebatonof Robert Calonico, boasts a membership of over 190 students, and is one of the few bands in the nation that still marches the traditional and demanding high-step form, unlike any other band in the Pac- 10 Conference. The California Marching Band performs at all home football games, and at selected away games. The California Straw Hat Band is a subgroup of the marching band which performs throughout the year at various campus and communityevents, in addition to Cal ' s away football games, men ' s and women ' s basketball games, volleyball, ice hockey, swimming, gymnastics, lacrosse, baseball, and softball. The Cal Band has also been seen and heard at ski resorts, on " Wheel of Fortune, " and members have allegedly been seen at Stanford the night before Big Game. The Cal Band ' s membership reflects the variety of academic disciplines found among the student body of the University of California, representing majors from ail colleges and schools of the University. Engineering is the largest represented area of study among 1997 Band members, of which 21.5 percent pursue degrees. The success of the Cal Band depends upon the loyalty, devotion,andspiritof its mem hers, who work for what outsiders call " nothing, " receiving no academic credit or financial compensation for their involvement in the Band. But once people see the camaraderie among Cal Band members and the smiles on their faces after a performance, they soon realize that the bandsmen do not work for " nothing. " : p h r NS! ■L Tl-ai 1?6 SPORTS I The Straw Hat Band, a subgroup of the Cal Band, rallies up the crowd at the last game in Harmon Gym before its renovation, above. Members of the Cal Band await their turn to perform in the stands at a football game, far left. The Cal Band has per- formed in 150 consecutive football games in Memo- rial Stadium. The Band talces direction from their drum major during rehearsal in Lower Sproul for the next day ' s halftime show, left. GREEKS 137 M braun lead teamto_ sweet s ixteen Forth eCal men ' s BASKETBALLTEAM, 1996- ' 97 will be a year no one will soon forget in Berkeley. Not only was it the last year in Harmon Gym for the Golden Bears, but also proved to be the most rewarding year in recent memory. It all started when last year ' s national freshman of the year and Pac-10 Player of the Year Sha reef Abdur-Ra him decided to skip his final three years of college and enter the NBA draft. Then starting power forward Terrmaine Folwkesand High School All-AmericanJelanlGardnertransferred to different schools leaving the Bears with a depleted roster. However, the NCAA granted fifth year senior Alfred Grisgby a rare sixth year of eligibility due to injuries that plagued him for most of the last three years. Then coach Todd Bozeman, who help built up the team, left the team amidst controversy involving an alleged payout to Jelani Gardnerwhenhewasinhigh school as well as sexual assault charges brought forth byaformerCalstudent, which were laterdismissed. After beginning a national search, athletic director John Kasser hired Eastern Michigan Coach Ben Braun to lead the Bears. Bringing 20 years of head coaching experience, new head coach Ben Braun was a far cry from OnLYTHE SECOND TIME IN YEARS, THE BEARS MAKE IT TO SWEET 16 IN NCAA Senior guard Anwar McQueen looks for an open man. McQueen is a team leader and has received the team academic award the past three years, above. Senior Guard Ed Gray keeps possession of the ball in a home game against the University of Oregon, right. 138 SPORTS 1» i w , r ' kj, ' ■•mi --■ ' -f- 1 Mil MEN S BASKETBALL 139 sweet sixteen ToddBozeman. Gone were the years when the Bears played little or no defense, but instead relied on their high powered offense to carry them through games. All of a sudden it became a team game. That was evident from the start as the Bears traveled to Hawaii to battle in the Maui Classic. Once there, the Bears immediately brought out their new attitude and won two games against top 25 teams and put up a valiant effort against Kansas, the team that would hold the number one ranking for most of the year. Once conference play started, the Bears managed to start out only 1-3. However, that quickly changed as the Bears won nine of their next ten games. But then tragedy struck the Golden Bears. In perhaps the finest performance ever by a Cal player, Pac-lO Player of the Year, Ed Gray broke a bone in his foot. With just over a minute left in a game at Washington State, Ed Gray drove to the basket in what would be his final hurrah. He finished the game with a school record 48 points, including one stretch were he scored 27 of the team ' s 30 points in 6 minute 44 seconds. With Gray out, the Bears season seemed certain to be without hope. However, Braun rallied his troops and inserted All-American tight end Tony Gonzalez in to the starting lineup. The Golden Bears proved to be golden as they won two of their final three games to close out the year and earn a No. 5 seed in the East Regional of the NCAA tournament. Once there, many naysayers once again predicted Cal to falter in the first round to the 12th seeded Princeton Tigers, the perennial Giant Killers of the tournament. However, Cal came up strong once again led seniors Randy Duck and Alfred Grisgbyandpulledouta55-52win. ■!] 3 3 3 |J1 iV ' l ll] Braun strengthens WINNING SEASON In the round of 32, Cal was once again predicated to lose to East coast power Villanova. However, the Bears proved their worth as Tony Gonzalez dominated Villanova ' s super Head coach Ben Braun talks to his team in a timeout at Harmon Gymnasium. Braun came to California in 1996 after 11 years at Eastern Michigan University. mo SPORTS Senior guard Prentice McGruder defends the ball in a home game against the University of Oregon, left. Sophomore center Kenyon Jones goes for the shot while being heavily guarded, above. MEN S BASKETBALL 141 sweet sixteen freshman Tim Thomas. Gonzalez not only scored a team high 23 points, but held the freshman to zero points in the deciding second half. Then in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Championships, Cal ' s run to glory finally ended at the No. 1 seeded North Carolina Tar heels came back from a 7 point deficit with 9 minutes left to pull out a 63-57 win. However, even with the loss, Cal end its most successful season since 1959 with a 23-9 record and an hard fought trip to the Sweet Sixteen. Although this may not have been the flashiest team Cal has displayed in recent years, it certainly was the most enjoyable. For the first time, Cal played asateamand broughtthatenthusiasm to the fans. " This was a team, said Senior guard Randy Ducl(. " Forthefirsttime, I played on a team here. This was the most fun I ' ve had in a longtime, no doubt. 1 Nobody is disagreeing with Ducl in Berl eley or anywhere else for that matter. Now only time will tell how well new coach Ben Braun will do. He certainly has the tracl( to indicate he will do extremely well. However, he only has three people returning for next year as the Bears are losing six seniors and junior Tony Gonzalez to the ISIational Football League. However, for now, it seems Kasser made a great choice in choosing Bra unto lead this team into the next millennium. Freshman Sean Jackson, who entered the season as a backup at shooting guard and small forward, takes the ball down court LOSS OF SEVEN KEY PLAYERS LEAVES RETURNING TEAM WITH UNCERTAIN FUTURE Ifhont bow] Cisiidy Raher, Anwar McQueen, Ed Gray, head coach Ben Braun. Sean |ackson. Randy Duck. Prenlict McGtudcrlsECONOROwl |uslmLabagh.assisIanl coach KurlisTownsend. assistant coach Charles Ramsey, assislani coach Billy Kennedy. Tony Gonzalez [iack row) Alfred Grigsby, Michael Stewart. Sean Marks. Kenyon Jones 142 SPORTS strong foundations Bringing a different attitude to Cal, new head coach Marianne Stanley is building the foundations for a powerhouse in women ' s basketball. Stanley, a former head coach at Old Dominion and USChas brought new energy into a once dead program. She not only is bringing with her years of coaching experience, but also instant credibility to the program, even though the Bears ended up struggling in her inaugural season as head coach. The Bears struggled to finish the season 6-21 after a decent 6-8 start. Once again, injuries played a major part in Cal ' s record as freshman Paige Bowie broke a bone in her hand and had to miss the final 13 games of the year. Cal did not win a game in which Bowie did not play. The highlightofthisyearforthe Bears wasthe performance of 6 ' o " small forward Patricia Czepic who led the Bears with 17.8 points per game and was an honorable mention for the All-Pac-ioteam. Alsoplaying a major role in during the year wasseniorshootingguard Liz Rizzowhofinishedhercareer at Cal as one of the strongest performers the women ' s team has seen in years. Promising freshmen Paige Bowie and Geneiva Mc Daniel provide hope for the future as Stanley is poised to bring a strong recruiting class that is rated at 14 nationally. In choosing Stanley, Athletic DirectorJohnKasser made another strong selection for coach. Stanley provides not only hope, but realistic expectations of competingforthe nationalchampionship in a few years as she brings in more talented players to fill the voids left by less than stellar recruiting classes the past few years. Former national coach of the Sophomore guard Sherrise Smith takes the ball down court for the score in a home game at Harmon. YEAR LAYS FOUNDATION FOR FUTURE TITLE CONTENDER Senior forward Patrycja Czepiec avoids her opponent to keep possession of the ball. Czepiec came to Cal from Krakow Poland, above. 144 SPORTS harmon ' s Harmon Gym, perhaps the toughest place to play in the country, saw many lasting moments that will forever define its unique character and appeal. From the time it was first erected in 1933 and simply known as the " Men ' s Gym, " Harmon has had a special place in the hearts of Cal fans everywhere. It isn ' t one of those overpriced arenas with luxury suites and modern creature comforts, but a oversized, multipurpose classroom, a relic of the Great Depression that ' s stood the test of time. It ' s a loud dungeon for games as well as a silent sanctuary for students ' final Athletes and fans pay TRIBUTE TO HaRMON GyM, WHICH IS TO BE REBUILT examinations. And boy has it seen its share of Great moments. Perhaps what defines Harmon isn ' t the 75-67 upset victory over UCLA ending the Bruins 34 yea rand 52 game dominance over the Golden Bears after which Cal fans and the Straw Hat band celebrated and celebrated, and celebrated for hours after the game, but rather the Stall. I n 1956, the Bears faced the U5F Dons and their All- American center Bill Russell. The Dons entered the game with a 39 game winning streak and a number one national ranking. Legendary Coach Pete Newell had the perfect game plan: to keep Russell away from the key. However, that planned seemed destined to go down in shambles when starting center Duane Asplund fouled out. but a legend was born. Newell instructed joe Hagler to stand with the bail at half court and not to move until Russell came to guard him. Russell didn ' t. Hagler stood at halfcourt for ten minutes before Newell instructed him to pass the ball. Whether it is a five overtime win against Oregon or an upset by the women ' s team over eventual national champion Stanford in 1992, Harmon provided a setting in which anything can and will happen. The hope that Harmon provided its players was immeasurable. Playing in Harmon, players felt they could do anything. " As a player, you always had them in your corner, " said former Cal star Jason Kidd. " You ' d feel like you could dunk everything, you could feel the energy of the place and that was something I was really excited to be a part of. You could feel the electricity in Harmon. " Harmon ' s first golden era was ushered in with the appointment of Pete Newellas head coach inl955. Inhissix years at Cal. the Bears won the conference championship fourtimes, wentto the NCAA title game twice and won it all in 1959. Newell ' s teams were nearly unbeatable at Harmon, going 62 -16. The Bears won 26 straight in Harmon i nig 59-60, the longest home winning streak in Cal history. Then when Coach Newell retired after the i960 season. Cal basketball fell on hard times for the next 2 5 years. However, in 1985, another golden era, one that is still going on, began when Athletic Director Dave Maggard hired Lou Campanelli toturn around the Golden Bears. That he did, and more. In his very first year, he boldly predicated the end to UCLA ' s dominance over Cal. and he delivered. On January 25, Cal upset UCLA 75-67 to end the streak and inaugurate the most successful period in Cal basketball since the late fifties. In 1993, Todd Bozeman took over the program and immediately led them to an appearance in the sweet sixteen of the NCAA tournament with the help of the friendly confines of Harmon. In 1996, after Bozeman was fired, a young stalworth named Ben Braun took over the job and promptly continued Cal ' s dominance at Harmon, as wellasawayfrom it. Heled the Bears to a second place finish in the Pac-io and the team ' s second sweet sixteen appearance in 5 years, inciudingan electric filled evening on March 6 as a sold out Harmon crowd bid farewell to 5 seniors and Harmon Gym. Before the game. Sixth year senior Al Grigsby was rewarded in a ceremony for his dedication to the both the sport of basketball and academics. Playing in only 19 games over the previous three years, Grisgby none the less kept coming back injury afterinjuryand leadingthe Bears. For his remarkable adversity to injury and A vendor sells programs for the final night ' s game on the steps of Harmon Gym. 146 SPORTS dedication, Grisgby ' s 4 jersey was retired, joining only two other Cal players to have their jerseys retired. Later tha evening, the Golden Bears proved to be just that, golden, as they reeled off an impressive 84-66 win, avenging an earlier loss at Ar izona State, and leaving Harmon a victor. For the record. Golden Bears won the last 17 games played in the venerable old Gym, After the game, head coach Ben Braun told fans to follow the team into the NCAA tournament, and that they did. Cal made a remarkable run into the sweet sixteen before falling to powerhouse North Carolina. In 1999, Haas Pavilion will open. It won ' t have the same intimate feeling as did the old 6,578 seat bandbox, but it wi undoubtedly build its own legend much like Harmon did. The Haas Pavilion, which will be named after not only a financier, but also a fan, will be a modern up to date facility much like Harmon once was, and will unquestionably bring Golden Bears fans lasting memories for the next 64 years. Cal basketball player, senior Michael Stewart, autographs a Cal Band member ' s straw hat a momento of the last game in Harmon Gym, above. A crowd of fans gather in front of Harmon before a game. The renovation of Harmon Gym is set to be completed in 1999 and will be renamed Haas Pavilion, top. HARMON GYMNASIUM 147 national champs again The Cal men s gymnastics team brought home the national championship trophy for the third time in school history this season and earning a place for itself in the NCAA record books in the process. After a 1996 season that saw the Bears finish just three tenths of a point behind national chap Ohio State, the Bears came into the season with one goal in mind: the national championship. The team was nearly unbeatable this season as they failed to finish first only once all season and dominatedfromstartto finish. Men ' s gymnastics becomes 1st Cal TEAM TO WIN " It ' s about lime we bring (the national championship) backto Cal, " said juniorGewin Sincharoen. " We peaked at the right time, at the right meet. No one could beat us today. " NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP The team was led by All-Americans David Kruse and Trent Wells. Both seniors, took it on their shoulders to win the national championship. Throughout the season, the pair helped their teammates to excel and were instrumental in winning the national championship. This is the third time the Men ' s Gymnastics team has won the national championship, the last was in 1975 most recently in 1975. This also marks the first national title for any NCAA Division-! team at the school since the men ' s water polo squad captured the crown in 1992. While the Cal men ' s gymnastics team won the national championship, the women ' s team wasn ' t nearly as successful. The team ranked 25th nationally heading into the NCAA regionals were the top three would advance. After putting forth a valiant effort, the Bears finished the sixth, ending their season. On the year, the Bears were led by freshman Leila Khoury who finished 15th at the regionals. With Khoury returning ■■■ next year, the Bears have a strong nucleus to build around for the future. However, at the end of the season. Head Coach Alfred Mitchell resigned prompting the search for a new coach. ' OMEN s Gymnastics IN AiPHABiiicAi ORDCii Eliiabelh Alden. Emily Bails. Elizabeth Berlin, |ennifer Bialosky, Chanic I Deberl. Lindsay Garrett. Leah Isaacson. |ennie Kang, Leila Khoury. Candice Kwok. Wendy l.iu Angela Mapa, Christine Nishimolo, MIndy Ornellas. Jennifer Wang. Kelly Webster 148 SPORTS t — 4 Mindy Ornellas strikes a pose in the middle of her balance beam routine, josh Birkerbaw shows his strength with finesse on the h£ below. !kiHk» xuiLiikr;vui i : IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER josh Birckelbdw. Alex Chansky. C.J. Faust, Allan Fusilero, Andrew Hampy, Oleg Kosiak, David Kruse. {osh Landau. Andrew Mason, Justin mcCue, Gewin Sincharoen, Jeff Stein. Trent Wells, Evgenti Zherebchevskiy l L GYMNASTICS 149 Senior Stephen Summers prepares to hit the ball. right Sophomore Annie Donnelly watches the path of her ball after a drive, below. ' OMENSbOLF IN ALPHA8ITICAI oKOtK Eden Andcrson. Nicole Bollef.Annie Donnelly, tlua Echevcrrra. Poppy Evans, Tara fox. Romina Milman, Lisa Vamane ISO SPORTS continu.ed advancement growing team This year, for the first time since 1995, theCalmen ' sgolfteamqualifiedforthe NCAA Division I Men ' s Golf Regionals. The appearance in the regionals concluded a season that saw the young Bears led by freshman Dong Yi. Yi led the Bears all season and finished tied for 22nd place at the NCAA regionals. The Bears finished 14th at the regionals which were won by UNLV. Jay Berkowitz and Stephen Summers were tied for second five strokes back of Yi with a score of 222. While the Cal golf team did not enjoy the kind of success that other Cal teams did, they did constantly improve throughout the year. With such a young team that will, for the most part be around for the next couple years, the Bears will no doubt im- prove and possibly reach the NCAA championship.afeat lastachievedini995 Both TEAMS STRUGGLE FOR IMPROVEMENT FROM PREVIOUS YEARS lENSbOLF In only its second season, thewomen ' s golf team has shown remarkable improvement and surprised many people throughout the course of the year. " Before the season, I thought we might have to shoot for eighth or ninth, but the team has shown me in the last few weeks that we are ready to play at the next level. " However, that was not to be the case at the Pac-10 championships. The women ' s golf team finished the tournament in ninth-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships with a three round score of 94376 strokes behind Arizona who took home the championship by shooting a 54-hole total of 867, nine-under-par for the tournament. The Bears, in just their second year of competition, moved up one spot from last year ' s lOth-place Pac-10 finish, and lowered its team score by an impressive 50 strokes from last season ' s conference championship. This year ' s squad was led by sophomore Eden Anderson. Anderson recorded the second-best stroke average (81.1) on the Cal team during the 1996-97 season, and was the Bears top finisher in the California Collegiate (lOth) and the Ping Arizona State Invitational (23rd). She established school records for 36-hole low score (151) and 54-hole low score (229), and her round of 74 at the California Collegiate was the best round by a Cal golfer this season. Ifront row] ScotI Golditch. Dong Yi. |ay Berkowilz, Steve Farris. Gareth Davies [back how] David Lee, Dan Arroyo. Dan Coyle. Greg Flandermeyer. Stephen Summers. Han Lee, Bryan Lee. head coach Steve Desimone 151 Two-meter player Alisa von Hartitzsch goes for a goal. A junior transfer from Brown University, von Hartitzsch is the strength of Cal ' s offense and a member of the U.S. National Team, right. Sophomore Kate Brown, a two-meter player, was a starter on the Cal club team before joining the newly created varsity team in 1996. below. X n m i il ♦ ♦; ♦ t ' OMENS SWATERPi [front row] Sabrina Nespeca, Erin Kelley. Heather Petri, Karie Gray. Alisa von Hamtzsch, Fana Fuqua. Kaliya YounglsECOMO row) Lisa Berquisl. Kari lohnson. Tiffiny Duncan. Evi Schueller. Melanie von Halilzsch. Alicia Razzari, Karen Cook, Brooke Spiltler (back row) assistant coach Steve Ooten. Kale Brown. Elisa Sue. Beth Sprinkle. Colette Glinkowski. Keri Hoover, |en Chan, head coach Maureen O ' Toole J 152 SPORTS refusing to be nii second best This WAS SUPPOSED TO betheyearthatCal finally beat UCLA. After an 8-4 loss in last year ' s championsfiip game, the Golden Bears vowed that they would return and avenge last year ' s loss. However, that was not to be the case. The Bears entered the National championship game with a 31-6 and was the only team to beat UCLA, 33-1, this year. The Bears had competed tough all year against UCLA in all of their games while narrowly losing five of six games. With the rest they received before the championship tournament, the Bears were prone to upset the defending champs. However, UCLA proved that it is the best team in the country — at least for now — with a 6-3 victory. Even though the Bears led 1-0 and tied it at 3-3, UCLA scored the games final three goals to pull out the victory. Once again, just like last year, the Bears promised to be back and better than ever. With most of the key players back for next year ' s squad and only two graduating players, the Bears should once again compete for the National Championship, and with a few splashed of the water going their way, could win it all. Led by junior transfer Alisa Von Hartitzsch, the Bears compiled a 31- 7 en route to a number two national ranking. Von Hartitzsch, who transferred from Brown led the Bears with an amazing 119 goals. Clearly the best player on the team, she was constantly double and triple teamed. Von Hartitzsch isonly likely to get better as she is now facing toughercompetitionatCalthanshe did at Brown. Even with that said, she was still the best player in collegiate water polo — the second time in two years the Bears have had the player of the year. Kaliya Young was second on the team with 56 goals and freshman driver Colette Glinkowski added 44 goals. Defensively, the Bears were ledbygoalkeeperEviSchuellerwho played in all 38 games and led the Bears with a 4.67 average. Defensively, the Bears would often wear out their opponents with superior conditioning and strength, which will likely continually next year. Come January, Maureen O ' toole will no doubt have her Golden Bears ready to compete for the national championship. but in the meantime, the Bears have nothing to hang their heads about and everything to be proud of with this immensely successful season. ( Driver, Karen Cook receives the pass, avoiding her opponent. Cook is captain of both the water polo and soccer teams, making her the first dual-sport captain in Cat history. WOMEN WATER POLO 153 we ' ve got The University of California Rally Committee was founded in igoi. The mission of the committee was to plan and stage rallies as well as to guard and embody the spirit of California. In the beginning. Rally Committee members produced several bonfire rallies a year, all in the area that is now the Hearst Greek Theater. They also were placed in charge of the Big " C " on Charter Hill. In 1910, Rally Committee became the official guardians of all campus traditions. A few years later, the committee thrived in theearlyyears, ever increasing in both size and responsibilities. During the war years, though, students found world matters fortoo important and it wasn ' t until the 1950s when the Committee thrived again. In the 1960s, with a group of dedicated and spirited members, the committee created the light board that hung in Harmon Gym until the late 70s. It was also at this time that the Committee was placed in charge of the California Victory Cannon which was donated to the university by the Class of 1964. Typical dress for a Rally Committee member has progressed over the years. Originally, one could identify a member by their white cardigan and blue and gold hat. In the 1980s, it was only the blue and gold hate, and the 90s saw the committee acquire their blue and gold rugby shirts, making them more visibleand starting a never ending stream of bumble bee comments. Under the organization of the UC Rally Committee, fans at Memorial Stadium hold up colored cards to spell out support for the Golden Bears. The Rally Committee and CHEERLEADERS DRUM UP CAL SPIRIT alCheerleading Squad [FfiONTiiow] Mia Crui, co-caplain Tina Tang, co-caplain Kelli Collins (back row Tiacy Palma. Robin Dvorkin. Annie Hu, Alice Chuang 154 SPORTS C A L SPIRIT 155 tQp recruits. bring optimism Featuring Cal ' sstrongestsquad IN YEARS, the men ' s swim team reached as high as a A national ranking before finishing 15th at the NCAA championships. A strong season by the Golden Bears was highlighted by the arrival of prize recruit Danyon Loader. Considered the top recruit in the history of the program, Loader came to Berkeley from New Zealand where he led his country with two individual Olympic gold medals in swimming. Once in Berkeley, his impact was immediate. Even though he wasn ' t in swimming shape, he won virtually every event he entered and led Cal to one of its most impressive seasons in years, before falling in the NCAA championships. Hoping for a top five national finish, the Golden Bears faltered to a 15th place national finish as Loader sat out the NCAA ' s to concentrate on academics. His absence was clearly a blow to the team as the Bears failed to live up to expectations. However, the young squad returns virtually everyone from this year ' s squad and will undoubtedly improve upon this year ' s 15th place finish in future years. Junior Bart Sikora swims the freestyle in competition. Sikora Is one of the team captains and swims the back- stroke. IM, and freestyle. Olympic medalist AND YOUNG SWIMMERS AIM FOR NATIONAL TITLE 156 SPORTS ' ' f f - ( ENS ftviiJitJiihiciaii Tj [front row] Tim Haney. Karl Hyross. Matt McFarland. Ahmad Filsoof. Ratapong Sirisanont. Sean Cargin. Spencer Hawkrns [second row] Steve Messner. Christoffer Eliasson. David Schmidt, Bart Silcora. Alex Silver [third row] Drew Balser, David Gaggero, Ryan Gruver, William Moore. David Tong [fourth row) Gordon Kozulj, |ustin Sandvig, Mike Wasgatt, Lars Merseburg, Robbie Williams. Damon Szymanowski, Dominik Galic. Bart Kizierowski, Mike Burdick [back row) Ryan Duncan. Eric Lopez. Aaron Shapley. Christian Claytor. Markus Dicke % )unior Mark Morishige takes off from the diving board, left. Senior Aaron Shapley gets close to the finish during a breaststroke competition, above. SWIMMING DIVING 157 : «fe d . SPORTS 1 ' " •9 ] flpi(M Freshman jenni Brelsford, F ]i above, competes in the 200 ( §1 breaststroke. Sophomore Marylyn Chiang remains a powerful force for the bears, left, ranked second on the Cal Ail-Time Top Ten List. [ impressivfiJeam lays strong I FORTHE NINTH TIME IN SCHOOL HISTORY, the women ' s swim team placed in the top ten nationally. Starting off the season, the Golden Bears won their first twelve swim meets of the season. Then hard times hit the Bears as they competed against conference foes and ended the regularseason with an impressive 13-4 record and a 13 ranking. In the NCAA championships, the Bears did not disappoint. Sending six swimmers to the championship meet in Indianapolis, Cal pulled out a number nine national finish. Sophomore Ail-American Marylyn Chiang led the Golden Bears in the nationals by setting three school records in four events. Shefinished second nationally in the 100 backstroke as wellasfourth in both the 200 Individual Med ley and the 200 backstroke. Join ingChaing at nationals were three freshman and two sophomores, one of the youngest teams Cal has ever fielded. With a strong finish at nationals, the Golden Bears are showing promise of strong teams to come in thenearfuturewithsuch young talent. Over the next couple years, the Bears promise to bring bigger and better things back to Spieker pool. Six SWIMMERS GO TO NATIONALS AND BRING HOME TOP TITLES WOMEN ' S Swimming Diving Ifrontrow] Maya Charles. Danielle Leach. Bobbi Hamilton [second row] Waen Minpraphal. Liz Rehrmann.|enni Brelsford. Anya Kolbisen, Helen Salcedo, Amy Vastine, Erin jesfield, Marylyn Chiang, Christina Giovan. Stephanie Hermann. Giana I ohnsonjutta Renner [back row] Amy Simpson. Margo Diamond. Cheryl Murphy. Nicole Omphroy. Katie Reding. Katie Aldworth. Margie HoUister. Wendy O ' Brien. Dena Lofthus. Kristin Imwalle. Wendy Whelan. Katie Lowes WOMEN SWIMMING DIVING 159 Aaron Gardner takes a swing and makes a hit for the Bears, below. Tyler Walker is quick to throw someone out. Walker was drafted by the New York Mets, right. Drew Fischer pitches in an attempt to strike out the opposing player, bottom. IWI SPORTS bad.luck a.LUCK cQiicB Perhaps THE MOSTTRYiNG season of his 20 year stint as head coach, Bob Milano saw the Golden Bears finish the season with a 21-38 record, but only 4-26 in conference play. The Bears entered the season with high hopes, but those were quickly dashed as Ail-American Ryan Drese ' s sore elbow did not allow him to pitch. Perhaps with Drese, the Bears the would have been much more successful, but an injured dashed all hopes of that possibility. i Star player ' s injury LEAVES TEAM WITH RELIEF PITCHER THAT DELIVERS The bright spot of the season was relief pitcher Tyler Walker. Walker finished the season with a 3.40 ERA and a 4-4 record. He also had 50 strikeouts in 47.7 innings. Afterthe season, Walker was drafted by the New York Mets with the 58th overall pick, becoming the highest drafted Cal player in the go ' s. Although the Bears struggled this season, they do not appear to be that far off from fielding a competitive team. This is the same team that had a preseason number five ranking last year, so they have many good players. With a few key additions, the Bears could once again post a winning record and in a few seasons compete with the best teams in the league. lASEBALL IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Ryan Drese. Drew Fischer, Matt Friend. John Furslenthal. Mark Gardner. Dan Garfin, Reed Goemann, Aaron Gordnier, |ason Hill, Andy Jensen. Todd Johnson, Ivan Lewis. Andrew Miller. Doug Nickle, Brian Oliver. Drew Pearce. Adam Petke, Sam Petke, Jim Schmidt, Preston Sharp, Ryland Sumner, Jim Vorhis Tyler Walker BASEBALL 161 Coming off a season that saw the Bears struggle, the Cal women ' s Tennis team wanted to prove that it its glory days were not behind them. Led by sophomore Amanda Augustus, the Bears reached the National quarter finals before being upended by number three Duke. However, even with the loss, the Bears finished the season as one of the eight best teams in the country. The main change this year was the addition of two key freshman: Claire Curran and Esther Knox. Both players were key in Cal ' s success throughout the year. Knox, a freshman from Australia was injured early in the season but came back to beat tradition power Stanford in her match and move into the Round of 16 at the NCAA individual championships. Curran on the other is a freshman from Ireland. Teaming with Augustus, the two formed a potent doubles combination that saw them win the Pac lO championship, and reached the round of l6 in the NCAA championship before being upset. However, even with the freshman, this year ' s leader was clearly the sophomore Augustus. She led the Bears as the number one singles and teamed with Curran to form the number one doubles. She provided stability at the number one singles throughout the year and helped the younger players improve as the year went along. With injuries affecting the playing status of several of Cal ' s players last season, the remaining members of the Golden Bear men ' s tennis team were forced to play at a higher level earlier than expected. This season, Cal will used that knowledge to build on its 1996 accomplishments, especially considering that two of the Bears top players elected not to compete collegiately this year. With Michael Hill, ranked No. 9 nationally in the fall and slated to be Cal ' s No. 1 singles player, deciding to take his game to the professionalleveLand Kian Raiszadehchoosingtoconcentrateon gainingadmissionto medicalschool,the Bearswillonceagain be a young squad, but one that has the capability to beat anyone in the country. " This year, the attitude on the team is ' We ' re playing ' , " said fourth year head coach Peter Wright. " I ' m confident in the ability of our players to go out and succeed and win our matches. " Cal ' s top returning player this year junior Bobby Mahal started outstrong, but played sparingly due to injures. Early in the season when he did play, Mahal went 2-1 at number 1 singles. Taking Mahal ' s place at number one singles was sophomore Chris Santoso. Santoso finished the year at number one singles with a record of 4-10 . He also teamed with David Sutton to form the number one doubles for most of the year. The par went 10-9 on the year. Other Cal players of note on the year were juniors Nathan jackmon and Minh Le. Jackmon played most of the year at number three singles and finished with a strong 8- 5 record. Leon the other hand played number five singles and finished 9-7. Senior Alex Sueur serves during a singles match. In doubles play with partner Chris Santoso, Sueur advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rolex Regionals. 162 SPORTS JiB4| h [front row] Lisa Swierniak. Esther Knox, lenny Lee (second row] Ashlie Rolley, Amanda Augustus (third row] head coach |an Brogan. Stephanie Tibbits.Emeka Mayes, Francesca La ' O, Katherine Rivell, Lindsay Alpert. manager Yoke Matsumoto, trainer Chris Carpenter, assistant coach Ann Henricksson TENNIS 163 Competing in the javelin Andrew Kearns. a senior from Dublin. Ireland, is ranked third on Cal ' s all-time performers list, right. Senior David Paterson sprints in the 100 meter and 200 meter with times of 10.78 and 21.71 respectively, below. Senior Magdelena Lewy . a transfer student from Long Beach City College, runs long distince in the 1500, 3000. and the 5000 SPORTS Jtop competitors jop competiiors ational honors After SUFFERINGTHROUGH A ROLLER COASTER season, the Cal men ' s and women ' s track teams finished the season strongat the NCAA championships. As a team, the Cal women finished tied for 30th place (8 points), while the Golden Bear men were 40th (7 points). f All told, fiveCalathletes earned All-American distinction: Clarence Phelps, tied for second in the pole vault; Magdalena Lewy placed third in the 5,000 meter; Amy Littlepage placed seventh in the triple jump; Greg Walker tied for seventh in the high jump; and Travis Nutter placed ninth in the hammer. In addition, juniorRoss Bomben hadto withdraw with an in jury after the first five events of the decathlon, and sophomore Elissa Riedy ran in the semifinals of the 1,500m but did not advance to the finals. With the return of many young performers, the Cal track teams no doubt hope to build on a strong season. Approaching a USC opponent, Donald Oliver competes In the 400 meter. In addition to the 400 meter, Oliver also runs the 800 meter, with times of 46.70 and 1:52.61 respectively. Numerous athletes trave TO NCAA COMPETITION IN THE POSTSEASON )j Freshman Qaadirah Abdur-Rahim competes In the 400 meter and the 800 meter, with times of 57.3 and 2:17 respectively. ■I TRACK 165 166 SPORTS i,JL facing obstacles vifl g strengtn After A PROMISING FINISHTOTHE1996SEASON that included a fifth place finish at the College World Series, the Cal women ' s Softball team had high expectations entering the season. However, they were quickly dashed as All-American pitcher Whitney Floyd went down early in the season to a knee injury. The blow was too much for the Bears to overcome during the regular season as they finished 36-26 and 13-14 in league play. However, once NCAA regional play began, Cal surprised everyone with their success. Making its 12th consecutive and 13th overall appearance to the NCAA Tournament this spring, Cal ended wi th a loss to Fresno State in the regional championship game. The Golden Bears, who were seeded fourth in the region, fell to top-seeded Fresno State, 7-0, in the regional opener, but rebounded to beat No. 2 seed Cal State Northridge, 3-2 in 9 innings, and No. 3 seed Long Beach State, 3-1. However, Cal lost to Fresno State once again, this time by a 9-3 score. Still, the Bears, who were ranked 25th in the country entering the postseason, impressed the voters enough to move up to nth in the final rankings released afterthe NCAA Tcurnament. On the season, Cal was led by sophomore pitcher Holly Yost who more than picked up her share of the load, setting several school pitching records and leading the team in hitting in Floyd ' s absence. As Cat ' s only other true pitcher besides Floyd, Yost threw in a Cal-record 56 games, breaking the mark of 48 set by Michele Granger in 1993. Yost ended the year with a 29-21 record, a 2.74 ERA, 11 shutouts and 186 strikeouts. She pitched complete games in both of Cat ' s victories in the NCAA Regional and was the Bear ' s pitcher of record in Cal ' s final 27 contests. At the plate, Yost paced the team with a .327 average. In addition to Yost, first-baseman senior junior infielder Kristin Drake watches after her hit, above. Holly Yost picked up in the place of Whitney Floyd after Floyd injured her knee, left. Yost set a new Cal record by pitching in 56 games, breaking Michele Granger ' s record in 1993 of 48 games, left. Melanie McCart also provided needed spark to theteam. McCartended her career as the most prolific power hitter in school history, setting single season records for home runs and RBI and career marks for doubles, home runs and RBI. In 1997, she clearly had her best season at the plate, batting a career-high .315 with 15 doubles and school records in both homers(lO)and RBI (54). For her career, she had 47 doubles, 28 homers and 153 RBI. McCart also filled in at pitcher during her senior campaign, appearing in 21 games and com pi ling a 5-3 record with a 3.88 ERA. SOFTBALL 167 .UGBY IN AirnA»ETic»i OROEK Douglas Anlhfop. Andrew Armstrong. |acob Averbutk. Justin Braiker. Ted Callagy, Christopher Carver, Russell Cole. Todd Conneely. Kevin Dalzell. Sam Enochian. Robert Flegel. Mason Foster. Ryan Fried. Malt Gr ' bam. Mark Hildebrand. Ross Kashubeck. Kirk Khasigian. |ohn Knueppel. Brian Libicki. Charlie Masters, Deron McElroy. Brian Meux. Shaun Paga.lason Perry. Vinh Phan, Mike Sampson. Nicholas Slifle. David Slroble, Peter Su, Katsuhilo Takei. |ohn Taylor. Simon Terry-Uyod. Chris Varnell. Scott Yungling 168 SPORTS rugeeriwin eveniTLSlraignE For THE SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE TIME, and the 14th overall, the Cal Rugby can call itself the best. The Bears once again dominated collegiate rugby with a 16-3 record and the national championship. The only three losses were all to foreign teams, and the third, was when Cal played the reserves in hopes of preserving the starters for the run to the championship. I This season was even more sweeter for Cal, because it avenged its only loss to an American team in the over a hundred games when the ruggers defeated Stanford this year. Cal dominates by winning 7th striaght national TITLE, ITS 14th overall Once that happened, Cal easily sailed through the rest of the seasonandadatewith last year ' s runner-up, Penn State. This game was much like last year ' s as Cal thoroughly dominated the Nittney Lions in route to a 41-15 victory. However, early in the match, sophomore wing Doug Anthrop was injured and taken to the hospital giving the Bears extra motivation to defeat Penn State. Anthrop was forced to leave the contest in the first half after a collision left him on the ground for 20 minutes, and spent the rest of the afternoon in the hospital rather than on the field with his team. " We had somethingto play for-an added bonus, " said senior scrumhalf Kevin Dalzell. " He ' s been a great contributing factor. He knew we were playing for him. " The victory was dominating, and the season so successful for the Bears, that even Nittney Lion head coach Terry Ryland was awed by Cat: " If you find a way to break it, let me know — I ' ll pay for the postage. " As successful as the ruggers have been, there is no reason to assume they will not continue their success. Head coach jack Clark continually restocks the team with talent and they practice harder, watch more film, and execute better than any other team-and that is something that will not change. RUGBY 169 (m (m (a}. M EN S VARSITY LREW IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER |on Allbin. Malt Barnes, Shourya Basu. Sebastian Bea. lason Boyle. Bobby Corndan. Grant Davis, Oanl o Diunic. Lars Erdmann, Seth Gruner. Seb |ohncl(. ScotI Kaslusl y. Mll e Klyszeiko, |on AAcLoughlin. Tim Moore, Tadas Pelrys, Luis Pinto. Malcolm Post, Sieve Rohr. Mark Roslon. Andreja Slevanovic. Woll Thiele, Djordje Visacki. Kevin Wong, Michael Wood IN AiPHAiETiCAL OKOIK llyana Achzinger. Cory Bosvuorth. Victoria Cloud. Noteen Dovuney. Raegcn Feinberg. Nadia Gonzalez. |aime Goodrich. Marie Haddock. Caroline Ingham, Marlena Keilch. Michele Lin. Natalie Nevard, Marlovve Pcniold. Mercy -lingelmann. Ashley Seehusen. Nahhah Volkman. Carey Wagner. |ane Walkinson 170 SPORTS hard work ! big tuma rounds After nearly two decades away from Cal crew, head coach Steve Gladstone rejoined Cal crew and immediately reestablished it as a national powerhouse. Throughout the year, the Bears worked up to the championship row, a six- minute period that would define how successfully the Bear ' s season was. Cal came through with flying colors placing third place nationally and just 0.2 seconds behind second place Brown. " I ' m very proud of my team, " said Gladstone. " Nobody ever likes to finish third, but we exceeded the expectations I had when I returned to Cal last August. The grand final in the varsity event was a fierce battle and it hurts to miss out on the silver medal by only 0.2 seconds, but when you finish a season and have beaten every team on the East Coast with the exception of Brown and the undefeated National Champion, Washington, there is a sense of accomplishment there. " i Oarsmen. Lars E Jason Boyle train for NCAA championship row, in which they placed third, just 0.2 seconds behind Brown. - " When 1 rejoined the Cal program, the goal was to reestablish Cal among the nation ' s elite rowing powers, " said Gladstone. " After this weekend, it is clear thatwehavedonethat. Although the season just ended minutes ago, I ' m excited about the future. We return six oarsmen from our varsity eight, a number of strong junior varsity oarsmen and some very promising freshmen. Although we will not set our goals as a group until next August, there can be only one. " Men ' s AND women ' s VARSITY EIGHTS SOAR AT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS After struggling to a mediocre fifth-place finish in the Pac-io last year, the women ' s varsity crew made a dramatic turnaround this year by finishing sixth at the NCAA Women ' s Rowing Championships. " 1 really don ' t know what to say, " said coach Anna Considine. " We ' ve made so much progress this season. Last year we struggled to a fifth-place Pac-lO finish and this season the team improved to sixth in the nation. I ' m proud of the athletes that made this turnaround possible. " In the championship row, the Bears raced well in the first 500 meters of the race maintaining contact with Princeton, Virginia and Brown in a fight for third position. By the time the crews reached the 1000-meter mark, however, the Bears were 8 seconds off of eventual Washington ' s pace and a length back of the three-way battle for third. Cal was unable to move back into contention during the second half of the race and finished the season with a No. 6 ranking in the nation. Clearly this season was a success for both the men ' s and women ' s crew teams. Next year with most of the key rowers back, Cal crew will challenge for its rightful place atop collegiate rowing. women ' s crew team competes in the NCAA Championships •re they placed 6th in the nation. 171 i 5 NIORPORTRAITS PERSONAL COMMENCEMENT TRADITIONS REFLECTIONS SENIORSURVEYsi c - I I ? Vi i ' I can just ima2;ine walking; across the stage, shaking hands, and receiving my diploma. I know that on graduation day, the sun will be bright and the skies clear- we deserve it for all the stress, determination and work that got us here. ' -Nelson Chan, senior, business administration OlSitCa[f. SENIORS SECTION A PERSONAL ACCOUNT r A WHOLE NEW Forrest Hartl i m P - " looking back on m) ' two years i f oFstudy at Cal, it appears more like T k m Ma -acation than a huge part o my j " f-W m X life. Not to say that it wasn ' t memorable, but as a transfer Y student, It just went b)- so fasti ' , Ever since I was a child, I ' v-e written stories, but it wasn ' t until 1 auditioned for a school play in my sopho- more year of community college that I realized I may find a career in theater. Thus, I knew what I wanted to study, and 1 knew I v ' anted to leave Los Angeles. I chose Cal. As a transfer student, I knew my time was limited. I wanted to " do everything " and quickly I realized that was impossible. The luxury of exploring different majors or studying abroad was something close to impossible for a transfer student. One of the other challenges was having to prove myself all over again. Directors at Cal knew nothing of me when I walked into an audition and were less inclined to trust me over a continuing student. Through classes and extracurricular activities, however, I met many people and felt a lot more comfortable in the department. In the next six months, I performed in three shows. In my th ird semester, I wrote and directed my own show on campus. In my final semester, I won a regional theater competition in Utah. Cur- rently, I am preparing for the national competition at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The other facet of my experience at Cal is my work at CalSO (Cal s Student Orientation). To avoid going home to Los Angeles, I became a CalSO counselor for the summer of 1996. The job taught me more about the school than I ever could have learned on my own, and working closely with a diverse group of my peers taught me more about myself than ever before. At the end of summer, I was selected to coordinate the orientation programs for new transfer students. Now, I am training the new staff o( counselors and will be spending another summer in Berkeley. My plans before coming to Cal have changed tremendously tor the better. I no longer want to go back to Los Angeles and rejoin m - old friends. The relationships I ' ve formed at Cal have been the strongest of my entire life. 1 plan to stay here for now, and work in theater or for Cal. Though visiting Mount Rushmore and Old Faithful was exciting, no place but Cal has attracted me as a tourist and left me here as a resident. 174 SENIORS Larry Aagesen ' ° pnysKS Laila Aboullah anlliropology Madison Adams american studies Alfred Adaza , appliecrmalhematics Ronda Adiiam, ,, , , mofecuTarand cell biology Steve Aifsahi ... business administration Kathleen Agaton ■ntegrative Diology Winnie Alamsjah arcWfecture Nicholas Alciyar civil engineering Elisa Aldecpa . political science TalalAl-Haydari, ,. ,. polilical science and public policy Orpheiis AUen ' mechanical engineering Kristina Alvarado sociology BennetAn. , . . elecfrical engineering and computer science Jacquelin Anaya ' spSnish Dwayne Anderson ' political science Karen Anderson Li!, romiental science Kevin Antonio 1.- :n Antor [ijVch ' iljEv MallyArad , . . ' Dusiness administration Michelle Arias , engltsh Eric Arnoldy psychology MarkAronoff human otodynamics Alan Arroyo , , psychology Kurubel Asgedprn ° arcnilecture Anita Au L:-.. ' Cr:.jlogy Vincent A.u lapanese Yat-Pui,Aii . legal studies Andrea Aust , . environmental sciences Jennifer Austin , . business administration Jabir . zar ... . . Li- ificalengineenngand computer science Renee Azerbegi, . environmerrfal science and geology Lisa Badovinac . , Spanish Michael Baer elecfricaTe engineering and computer science Dina Bahgat , anthropology Amy Bain. ' women s studies Joshua Bakken j. legarstudies SENIORS 175 moleci. Ron.ild Balbuena M img Bang I .i[tK " i ' [■ ,ink ,. . . Tara Banks political science , Bj-enda, Barbers english and ethnic studies David Barnes ' . studies political s losofina Barocio - ' ..1I1C studio- Rudy Bates JeffBaugher Michelle Bautista Eva Beede Delia Behpour psychology ' anthropology and social weftare Michael Belous er science , Cheryl Bernal history ' political science and african ame Dalila Best nerican studies THE LONG As seniors depart Cal, they leave with fond memories and look forward with optimism ooking towai ' ds rhe futuiv. seniors find themselves apprehen- sive yet eager to leave Cal. Leaving Cal means abandoning the sate atmosphere of friends and the last carefree remnants ot youth. But the Class ot 1997 is anxious to tackle the cliallenges of life, hoping that the ' li.ivc tlie problem -solving skills to fulfill l|i their ambitions. Although there are doubts, seniors have faith that Cal has provided them with the skills to succeed, and the general feeling of optimism. So whether it ' s on to graduate school or on to the " real world, may Cal seniors undertake the new ventures with confidence and determination. As we move on, may we remember our Cal ' ears as some of the best times of our lives. Let these golden ' ears, or rather, blue and golden ' ears. be transformed into the memories that will last a lifetime. As a class, we can look back upon how mucli we ha e grown, metamorphosed into who we are today — certainly someone different from the person we were when we first came so long ago. For man ' of us, coming to Cal was the first time v r were awa) ' from home, the first break away from the parents, our first apartment. We learned the hard wa) ' 176 SENIORS Michelle Betancourr Demise Bilodcau Aneela Blcvins Vi. iBlint political scienc Patricia Bo ,, ■ cial welfare Louisa Bonnanzii Z ' CI . english Blaise Borr ... ousiness administration Milana Bouchman j molecular and cell biology Genevieve Bourget islory Brack in ih Mi£;uel Bravo Karen Brerit ni; ' guistics story Amine Britel Perr - Brooks i ' nglish Christopher Brown ■ psychology Lynn Bruckelmeyer ' ccivironment ' economics policy It independence means learning to do ' our own laundi) ' . Man ' ot us nember the wild and craz) ' thinjjs we did. One of senior Burt ishii chi s lavonte memories at Cal is when he and his h ' lcnds lormed a band and gave a concert in their Unit 3 laundry room. We grimace A ' e recall our struggle through that first bad grade, the second, the rd. . .but hey, we ve survived and perse ' ered, otherwise we wouldn t be ' e. When reminiscing about Cal, there are common memories and at;es that are shared by all ot us. Man} ' , like Elizabeth |ordan, will ociate the Campanile as a symbol ot Berkeley- always there, chiming r hours. As sophomores, Leslie Smith and the rest ot the Class of ' 97 messed and rejoiced in Cal s Big Game victory. Although it is inevi- le to happen again, it will not be like that year. It was special, because were there. We will remember our fi jht so ng, Oski, the Big C. We all . ' e tond memories ot Berkeley, and be they personal or shared, they will ever unite us to Cal. We uill surely miss the diversity which Berkeley is so famous tor, ■ di ' ersit ' that we have learned to take advantatre ot. According to senior Farhad Farzanetjan, " Nowhere else in the world can you tind so many things to do and meet so many different kinds ot people. ' Each ot us can recall the unique atmosphere ot Berkeley: the odor ot Telegraph, the crooning ot Rick Starr, the perpetual drums on Sproul at night. Non- Cal alums might wonder what we lo -e about Berkeley, but we have learned to lo ' e Berkele - tor its unusual, but strangely bewitching charms. May we remember tlic tncnds, the life-lessons, and maybe even a little ot our education (who knows, it might come in handy someday...). Our li -es touched and came together as the Class of ' 97; and although we have come trom and will embark on ditierent paths in lite, we have at least one more moment to share with one another. This, our commencement ceremon) ' , we will share as we ha e shared the past tew years ot our li ' es. We graduate: and this too will be torever imbued in our collective memor ' . When asked about the future, senior Luke Clossey remarks, " I can only smile when I think about the future. " We are the future, and the future IS ours. BY Teresa Tung SENIORS 177 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT INTO THE I Rachel Lee obody wanted to be with hct . cv mother rehiscd to be there to watch ler daui hter in agony and reli ' e her ciwn labor. Her husband told me. " I m not ' ery good with pain. Call me when It s over, " as he stepped out for a cigarette. Her brother ' s family stopped by tor 1 5 minutes to stare. Bemc; unable to speak english did not help either. Mrs. Kim was about to deliver her first child, yet through this terrifyinsj and wonderfial event, nobody clo.se to her was willing or able to give her the emotional support and interpretation skills she needed. I was very fortunate to share this experience with Mrs. Kim as her Labor Coach. As my first and most memorable patient, I stayed in the hospital with her for 16 long hours after discowring that she would have difficulties due to gestational diabetes. Aitiuuigii most of the time was spent pattinij her arm or keepint her mind occupied. 1 was able to translate all the paper work for her and her husband and interpret the many- questions and comments the nurses, doctors, and Mrs. Kim had: I volunteered to go into surgery with her during the C-Section. I witnessed an event that would sustain me through the many deli -eries that I would participate in and that would be the final determining factor in my decision to pursue medicine. When 1 was young, my family would go on mission trips to Mexico with our church. At the age of 11 , 1 watched a doctor administering a shot to a little girl named Maria, who was gritting her teeth but was actual!)- smiling despite the tears that trickled down her cheeks. Realizing that the vaccination would pcssibly save her life in the future, the tiny girl bore the little amount of pain bravely now in order to embrace life tomorrow. 1 learned a lesson from Maria that I still hold today. Nothing can be accomplished in the h.iture without sacrificing something in the today. Coming to Berkeley gave me quite a culture shock when I first arrived, i was rather disillusioned by the " pre-med track " that halt the people 1 met were racing on. NobtuHy seemed to know what they were doing; they never took the time to look sideways in fear ot losing sight of THE LETTER, that is. the acceptance letter to medical school. For a year and a h.ill. I w arched as ioiuimici 178 SENIORS JuJ Alex Bruno hiilory Timothy Buckley ' iT!ech.tniCc " n ' engineenng Beverly Buhain ' il.r, ' i.,ii iihj i.-niii!; ,,ri(l operations research Monroe Burch •re Kaini Butte •:.vi! ;nyiiiHH ' iig Steven Byrnes ' DUSiness adininslration Derya Caglar, , . ,, . , ' " molecular and cell biology Elizabeth Carnacho political science Carmela Campbell con servatton na resource studies Kristiri Campbell psycholoey and ' african psychology and ' african amerlcan studies Gilbert Canton economics Christina Cito . , iiTerdiscipli Inary studies field EUzabeth Casasola mass communications Michael Castillo, „ . . , mofecular cell biology Leopoldo Ca,stro ' chemical engineering Marie Cavanaugh . . busin«s administration Alicia Chan . , . , integrative biology Cheung Chan, . architecture Cho Chan , . , . . civil and environmental engineering Connie Chan ■: ' :ivironmental science Emann Chan. , . political science Gaston Chan economics Harrison Chan eronomics ick) ackie L-oUtical s Janson Chan nichilecture lomay Chan ' archil Nelson Chan b lecture n . , . . usiness administration Sandy Chan ' asian studies Shanno n Chan nutniion and cli Stella Chan iiigineering mathemalici onu ii niiuL Wai-Kwan Chan lecture omics Wing-Sing Chan Monica Chandiramani. liui.iiess administration and rhetoric Angela Chang " arcwtecture Harry Chang ' economics ilecuTar aiid i. , us studies Kennei mo SENIORS 179 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT otlicr pre-meJs competed to see vvlio could join the most clubs, find a good research position, volunteer at the hospital, and of course study ever) ' chance they £jot. I also saw many pre-meds get discouraged and break down undci ' pressure. I was frustrated and wanted to give up. Although 1 let my grades slip through this " wandering period, " I cooked while living in the co-ops, tried a variety of jobs in the work study progiani and api cauijht up in the whirlwind of clubs and social activities and met people I would normalK ' have ne ' er met. I made friends that had a grasp of who 1 was as a person and not how much I could be of u.se to them; 1 spent a lot of time with a friend who came to Berkeley to escape a broken family; I coped with the loss of another friend who committed suicide and icllcctcd on what life was all about. This time enhanced m} ' lite and ga c me the wisdom and understanding to see what reality is all about. But I felt a compelling call that pulled me back to the " pre-mcd track " . I worried about how I was going to get back into good studying habits and how to " race " with the other pre-meds out there. I remembered the lesson I learned from Maria. Getting into medical .school and going tiirough the rigorous track might require a call for endurance and sacrifice now. but it would be well wordi it. My exposure to di crsity in Berkeley constantK ' reaffirms my decision to go into medicine. Hncountering the homeless daily and facing the extremes of .society, I dealt with things that made me grow up real quick. Many of the classes 1 took, especially those in Public Health, made me think about the importance of a health}- body, which we often take for granted. Being bilingual allowed me to olunteer tor Asian Health Ser -ices m the heart ot Oakland, as a Labor Coach and Patient Ad ocate for recent immigrants. Tra -eling to the isolated " village ot the lepers " in Korea shov -ed me the horrible conditions there, and I think of how I could serve as a dcictor there. I received an insight into Ih w inner ciry clinics (unction through the Coalition for ( AHicerned Medical Professionals and Central Cdinic Alameda Ambulatory Services, and it showed me the rewards of being a doctor and also the need for doctors to donate their time. 1 did some w ork for a FDA-sponsored research project on an ulcer-causing bacteria which really opened my eyes to a bigger picture. It surprises me to find that now, 1 know why I am " running the race. " Maybe 1 am just a little slow and most other pre-meds already knew before they started...but one thing is for sure; it feels right. I guess that when making a decision like this, nobody can tell you u hat to do. Now that graduation is coming up, I will be applying to medical school. Its going to be a long tedious |ourne) ' , but I think that after running such a demanding race. Im well equipped and read) ' . Encountering the homeless DAILY and facing the extremes of society...! dealt witf) tfoin s t(oat made me grow up real quick. m SENIORS 7 IBi H H BBHl Michael Chanjj moleciffiir cell biology Mike Chang ewnomics Paul Chang „ , , mofeciffor cell biology Peter Chang . pomic ff science Elizabeth Chao Emil)- Chao Prija Chaudhry Laura Chavez Angela Chen Chi-Line Chen Danny Chen ' materia Eileen Chen als science lecture Eric Chen Fei Chen Guofo Chen chemical enoineering Henry Chen fackson Chen Jane Chen Nancy Chen . ' economics Steve Chen molecular ana Tony Chen Yvc " )nne Chen Carman Cheung Jacqueline Cheung i-.j.LCu.:r a: I.J ;?1. binlogy and economics Stephanie Cheung arcniletture Stephen Cheung comfwter science Titfanv Cheung . Chien-Ye Chia ■idi.slrial engineeririv; T.ftan)- Ch ap Dianna Chilcote Chee Wh)-c Chin Cheril) ' n Chin Cindy Chin ' .les Ten Cliini Chien Chiu SENIORS 181 iVIclvin Chill Cho business adniinislralion , Sun Cho mechdnicdl engineering Cho Christian Choi human biodvnciniu s iChc , EuiC politicarscienc chem Hyun-Mee Choi lonotnics Hve Choi chenitflr, ' JansJ iiomici ' Ch . . , Won Ciioi mechanical engineerme . Sophie Chou business admmistrdiiod Indra Chow economics Lisa Chow computer science Raymond Chow arcnileifture Regina Chow arcniteriure , . Rudy Chou ' architect jr.; ' D Major Changes Deciding on a major is one of Numbe of times changed major the most crucial decisions made at T3 Cal. if not the most important. At ' - fX) the same time, choosing a major is 3 sometimes as inconsequential as 45% OQ choosing a flavor of ice cream- v students often and easily change c a. their majors. While there are stories =3 of students who have changed their 23% A T3 O majors over 20 times, a survey of 2 1 2 O. seniors reveals that, contrary to 12% 8% 4% 8% popular belief most students remained committed to their hist major choice. zero one two three + three no times time times times times response 182 SENIORS Teresa Chow statistics Michael Chowla engtisn ,-■ Annie Chu , social welfare Irene Chu Kim Chu. ijsychology tTecfflcal engineering and computer science and malhemalics Monica Chu coenitive science Young Chu I Yu Chu . rnnomics Hcekyung Chun Michelle Chun . , . , integrative biology Amy Chung Richard Chung jap ese lesse Cisneiros - nislory Amanda Clayi;on ' history Daniel Clayton ancieiif near eastern archaeology Possible courses of study, majors, and graduate programs: u African American Studies D Political Economy of Natural Resources D American Studies C Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaelogy _; Anthropology D Applied Science and Technology A graduate program m the College of Engineering that lias two major emphases: applied physics and mathematical sciences D Architecture D Art and History of Art □ Asian American Studies Asian Studies The ma|or offers specific areas of specialization: China, |apan, and Southeast Asia n Astronomy D Biomedical and Environmental Health Sciences n Business Administration Celtic Studies LI Chemical Engineering n Chemistry LI Chicano Studies n Civil Engineering n City and Regional Planning □ Classics Cognitive Science L Comparative Literature Computer Science Demography Development Studies [ Dramatic Art L Dutch Studies r East Asian Languages [ East European Studies (Z Economics SENIORS 183 Victoria Cloud human bioaynaniic Tia.Coleman psycnology Talia Collier human bioav " a " iics ,. JKelli Collins political science J Laneice Collins american studies and mass communicilioris Nicole Collins amencan sludges Bradley Comito religious studies ' compui Chebar Cooper luler science ' Michael Costelki business adniinistrtitio ' Amanda, Crami- enghsn . na ' -Hr-ch ' Melissa Crisostomc integrative biology . . Virgilio Cristobal electrical en p : jterscieiici Luis Cru: politicarscience , . Farhana Currier business aaministrafion , Manuel DeBose applied matnemalics Lilianna De loTitical scieiki iik i n Possible Courses qe tudy Education C- Electrical Engineering and Computer Science C Endocrinology C English C Environmental Science, Policy, and Management Q Environment Sciences n Ethnic Studies Genetics Geography Geology and Geophysics German History Human Biodynamics Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Integrative Biology _ Latin American Studies □ Law □ Legal Studies D Library and Information Studies D Linguistics D Manufacturing Engineering D Mass Communications Materials Science and Mineral Engineer- ing c Film Studies Interdisciplinary Studies D Mathematics c Folklore Italian Studies Mechanical Engineering c Forestry and Resource Management journalism Middle Eastern Studies r French Landscape Architecture U Molecular Cell and Biology 184 SENIORS di Manuel de Vera Ibadat Dhillon Maryam Diaab ' so: Adam Diamenr OLi.Tl ' .veltare Adriana Diaz [egal studies Anna Diaz , , . i, , , Ella Dietz native amencan stud ■. y Diet? ' psycnoTc psychology Valerie Divry 3 pat! f patiish Ouang Do ° coiTipiiter science Son Doan . , electr cal engineering and computer science Peter Dobozi lacqueline Dolev, ' psycliology Nicola Dones, legal studies Serena Dong R ' lgineenng Robert Donnelly, peace and con ' C Music D Plant Biology D Native American Studies D Political Economy of Industrial Societies C Naval Architecture and Offshore D Political Science Engineering D Psychology i_. Near Eastern Studies D Public Health D Neurobiology C Public Policy D Nuclear Engineering D Range Management A graduate program D Nutritional Sciences in resource management specializing in D Optometry grassland, savanna, and slirubland ecologj ' D Peace and Conflict Studies □ Religious Studies D Petroleum Engineering D Rhetoric jD Philosophy D Romance Philology A Ph.D. program D Physics that tocuses on the tundamental disciplines of Romance Philolog) ' . Romance histori- cal linguistics, and medieval Romance literatures r Scandinavian [ Science and Mathematics Education C Slavic Languages and Literature r Social Welfare Sociology South and Southeast Asian Studies Spanish and Portuguese i Statistics Women ' s Studies Wood Science and Technology SENIORS 185 III A PERSONAL ACCOUNT BREAKING Lauren Foosaner " k I ell. thcliglu.uthecndof rhe 1 I § I tunnel IS getting closer... ■ I c radiiation day is in sight. IJL j ' When I look back o ' er my tour years at Berkeley, the best thine; that 1 i ot out ot them was the opportunity to meet and interact with international students. There were other c reat parts ot college lite, but things realK ' started getting exxiting my sophomore year when I met some students from Chile, Argentina, and se ' eral other countries. We ot to be such e;ood triends, thanks to Berkeley s Ent lish Language Program (ELP) and my eagerness to practice my rusty Spanish, that I went down south to visit two ot them that summer. It was my tirst time out ot the United States, and I v as oft to Santia£;o, Chile and Buenos Aires, Art entma. I had the time ot my lite. I had such a great time that I decided that I had to ijo back to spend a semester in Santiago. So that s ]ust what I did. Come Febriiar - ol the lollowina year I was on my way back to my second home...m ' triend s tamily in Pro idencia, )ust outside ot downtown Santiago. With 49 other students, I explored the cit) ' and took onent.ition classes at la Pontiticia Univcrsidad C ' atolica de Chile, one ot the t o uni ' ersities I attended. In late March, my entire program went on a weekend trip to a town called Pucon in the southern part ot the country. It is perhaps the most breath-taking place I have ever .seen. During the day we lounged around in quaint wooden cabins, wen: ratting, climbed the X ' olc.m illaric.i, ent horse-backing, or just laid in the grass staring up at the perlect blue sk) ' . At night, the sky was literally more white than black, with so many stars tilling Its expanse! I have never seen such a phenomenon since. Towards the end ot May, a friend and I took oft tor .i trip to I ' em ,ind northern Chile. We stayed a tewda} ' s in (]uzco. And was it e ' er worth it! The train ride alone from Cuzco to Machu Picchu, though a bit scary at times, was spectacular in it.seit. Mountains, trees, streams. ..all you could see tor miles. And the ruins were no di.sappointment. The Incas were evidently contmues 186 SENIORS .- rr loe Douangphayvan ° ' ' economics Joel Downs . mecnanical engineering Alexander Drexel . Jon Drinnon erature D on uimn Diana Duon Robin Dvorkin r h Pedram Hbrahimi (- ' conomics Rebekah Ekberg _ - . H lanet Ekstrom ? " •■ H nurnan man biodynamics Lynn Ellis-Young,, ' social wlfare Lisa Escobar history Lori Escobar h-A„y ( M artin Esquivel . ' ■ economics Anne Etienne , pleclrical engineering and computer science ' ' ' m. Steve Fang ic ogy Lynnette Farhadjan political scien Elisabeth Fastiggi con?S ' «ation and resource studies Lawrence Felipe leifai studies Beau Fernald electrical engineering and computer science Rocio Ferreira . , . , integrative biology Pamela Figiier.oa P ' - ' li1 1 science Aretha Fisher Liycnology and social welfare Patrick Fit2:gerald electritSl engineering and computer science Am y Flandei rs istory Charles Flanders. dramatic art Gary Flores , , ' engiisn and rhetoric Rembrandt Flores mass communications Mariana FloiresrHerrera . political science and Spanish Andrew Forig pfaiit mBlogy Grace Fong , . . business ' Sdministration Jessica Fong ecshomics Renee Fong biisiwss administration Lauren Foosaner anibropology Darren Franklin. . . . physics and political science SENIORS 187 V A PERSON AL ACCOUNT an incredible societ) ' . Tlien we visited Valle de la Luna ( alley o rhc N loon) and the El Tatio ge) ' sers, bathed in thermal baths, and rode around the middle ot the Atacama desert. Not onK ' were m - interactions with international students and time studying abroad incredible experiences that 111 never forget- they were also the sources of the most ' aluable lessons I ' ve learned in college. 1 gained a lot oFpractical knowledge about social skills, independence. responsibilit) ' . and .self-sufficiency. It ' s strange at first to find yoursell in a foreicm country; you need to be aware. obser -ant, and open-minded. also learned a lot about people and life m more general terms. 1 realized a lot about the stereot ' pes that we all have planted deep down within us. Just the whole notion ot difterence: a diHerent country, different people.. .and ' ou know what 1 disco -ered ' We ' re real!) ' more alike than different. I ' m not referring to customs or language or physical appear- ance; the similarit) ' transcends all ot these points of difterence. It resides at the le ' el of understanding. My best triend, Paz, is Chilean, and despite our differences — cultural, experiential, religious — she understands me better than an) ' one I ' ve ever met m the States. And this IS despite the fact that one ot us IS always communicating m her second lansjuai el There is something about family and lo ' e that tran. ' cends cultural boundaries as v -ell. 1 came to teel completel) ' at home with Paz ' s tamil) ' . In tact, her mother still signs her letters to me " tu mama chilena . ■fhere is one more le.s.son that I ' ve learned throughout m - ) ' ears at Berkeley that has been especially valuable to me; nothing is all good or all bad. Good and bad are not absolutes, nor are the - mutually exclusive. Essentially, this is the Taoist notion of Ym and Yang— two extremes that envelope each other, a piece of each held within the other. This notion was best explained to me by Professor Huston Smith in Religious Studies 90A. Protes.sor Smith related the story of a farmer who insists that one can ne ' er tell what s good or bad; and in the end, after an accident prevents his son trom being sent to u-ar, his assertion rings true. In my case, I ' ve had some housing situations that I e seen as BAD, but in the end, .something GOOD has resulted from each ot them. If I hadn ' t had one such Hnfmuiunc residenc)-, 1 would ha -e ne ' er met my South American friends, ma - have never studied abroad, and probably wouldn ' t be living at the International House now — one housing arrange- ment that ' s been positive trom the beginning! In case I haven ' t made my position clear enough, I want to state pl.iinl - that I recommend traveling— to Chile or AN YWl ERE- to e er) ' one who can secure the means to do it. ;Buen viajel Not only were my interactions with internationaf students incrediSfe ex- periences; tfoey were the sources of the most vaiuaSfe les- sons Tve [earned in coffeqe. tOHriHWl ' S 188 SENIORS lolin Franklin ii . ' cnanictil eriyineenng Eric Freedman Aura-Alana Frickel psychology Danielle Friedman Tiiilory Raymond Friedman Warren Fu economics Sachi Fujita , . , rilegtative biology Ho-Ki Funs , cnenfital engineering Christina Galaviz , psychology Robyn Ganeles. ' pomical science Hong Goo Gang lapanese " Carrie Gann engiisb apanese janj engii Yang Gao Albert Garcia history Erica Garcia ;aciology Mario Garcia ,. ethnic studies Susan Garcia , sychology Rachel Gardunio political science Anthoriy Garia 3n,y Garia •loftcuTarani Elisabeth Garrett choli d cell biology psychology Jeff Garza economics Jorge Garza ' :ononM:.s Eduardo Gatdula Lnc-rnca! engineering Darren, Gates molecuTarand c Chia-Ling Gau , , , , ' I r ' -aar and cell biology i ' eter Geisness Ketema Gemechii ,, , . , riiolecular cell biology Paul German Mnguistics Lisa Ghahraman economics Adriana Giacomelli , , jiotogy ana psychology Chat Ami- ; Gillt ly (jmn iilical science Nicole Giusti. , english Andy Givner. ' oramalic art Stacy Goldberg . mass communtfations Elvira Gomez amencan studies SENIORS 189 ■ T Brian Good ecnnonn. . , David Goodman trench Matt Gousman inalhem.ili(.i Saima Gowani economics ... , , Elizabeth Goya political economy of inauslnal socielies ' ,. . Elaine Graalts politicalscience Dave Graham-Squire mathematics and statistics . Cecilia Grccti sociology biochemist LaTonva Green political St! ' Thomas Greenbere sociology Tricia Griffin english Annette Guerrero Italian Saranda Gu t;a Abel Guillen Sherry Guo [• x-r iCieiKe ' ( " cmal Gurks ' i ell biology f3 ' IFM GETTING THE i ' I ivember 4th. 4:00 p.m., .1 li.iiiicd li.illdozcn rcportcr.s hunch over tiieir Classic Macs, typing luriousl) ' to beat the 4: 1 5 Daily Cal cieadlinc. News editor Ryan I ate paces down the newsroom s center, planning election-night coverage. Nearby, assistant editor Larry Luong hurriedly adds last-minute quotes from the m.iyor into an election story. Across the room, reporter Kathy ( hu wraps up a telephone interview with a a city council candidate. The room buzzes with iino;inc; plumes, impatient oditois, and tlie sound ot boni o drums horn lower Spioul. It s two d.iys beloio HIection Da) ' , and tlierc ma ' not be ,1 more exciring pi, ice in ,ill ol Berkeley. The frenetic en ' ironment ,it Berkeley s independent d.uly li,is detined the collei;e e.vpeneiu e lor many ol the Daily Cali senior statters, myself included. Since 1993, we have seen a HnancialK- troubled, twice-a-week publication turn into a polished dail) ' newspa- per that was named ( ' alifornia s best in a Spring 1 997 competition. We are imbued with .1 spirit tli,ir comes partly Irom our independence Irom the L ' niversity and p.irtK ' Irom tiie hict th.it new spaper reporting can be a lotot lun. With Election Day onlj- 48 luuns ,i ay .md the new sroom i eariiii up tor a frantic week of te.im coverage, ever ' oiie had .111 assii nmeiu to do. . s opinion paoe editor. 1 w.ts l.i ingi ui the IXiilv ( , ' .i . endorsement page, which included positions the editorial board knew would be controversial. I he opinion page had seen a lot of 190 SENIORS _ Eyal Gutentang Lisa Gutierrez lennifer Hanli Lawrence Haines aines rnijfedil,! ' ,111(1 cell biology Farrah Hakirnian ... |)o[iticaTeconomy of industrial societies Handy, Halim , , . I nduslnal engineering and operations research Michele Hall . economics Scan Hallinan , peace and conflicts studies loo-Seong Ham ■ ' ° Japanese lagdeep Hansra . ■ ' ' erettrifdl eiigineeri gineering and computer science Tl : Harbe lomas riartjerts IS Story Heather Harms ■.rtliis " Andrea Harris ioc].Tl welfare Deborah Harris art tiistory Forrest HarlJ oramatic arts Trina-Marie Haselrig comparative literature and tonservatmn and resource studies controversial issues that semester. On an Aui st pai;c, ASL ' C Presi- dent Grant Hams sparred with We Chancellor Horace Mitchell o ' er the Universit) ' s hid to take o -er the student store. In September, Ncveral writers critiqued L ' C Berkeley ' s 27th rank in the annual U.S. News college sur ' ey. And, ot course, the Diii j ' Cc! .s e-mail teemed with impassioned positions on affirmative action, a major issue with the upcoming vote on California s Proposition 209. After much heated debate, the DiJi } ' Cii editorial board voted for m eclectic assortment ot election endorsements. While we endorsed Tiedical mari|uana and the liberal city council candidate Kriss Worthint on, we al.so supported the elimination ot state attirmative iction programs and the conservative state as.sembly candidate William Sandy Muir, a UC Berkeley political science professor. The endorse- nent process, while time-consuming, was something to which 1 looked lorward. Our deeply-held opinions, mixed with an intimacy formed iver months ot dedicated service to a common enterprise, produced omeotthe most engaging; and thouijhttul discussions I participated in at UC Berkeley. A tew students reacted an riK- to the Dm y Cal ' s endorsement ot Proposition 209, pilterini; an entire press run and demonstra- tion outside the newsroom. But while many editors and reporters agreed with the protester ' s views on atitirmatu ' e action, .ill ol the staffers defended the paper s right to publish a bold and contro -ersial editorial. Numerous staffers opposed the endorse- ment, but came tot;ether behind the belief that a student newspaper should be able to present ' iews unpopular amonj; many students-the essence of free speech. I he unity with which the Diii y G) staff sup- port ed both the newspaper ' s mission and free speech made me proud to ha ' e been a part of the orijanization SENIORS 191 III bus english Burt Hashieuchi mess aamin ' .;: il: -n ..Richele Hass englisn .Claire Hebald rdtegrative niornf V ' o spin- Christopher Helman uTerafure ' , Asrul Hendrata cheniical engineering , , , „ MichaeLHennessy molecular and cell BioTogv andecononncs ' , Michael Hercee chemtstry Irma Hernandez . lrma.1-1 sociology and women sUiaies . , Angelica Herrera environmental scienc? ' Tabette Hill sec ;. ' .-.• ' -yi- Yasuo Hirao chemisl ' . ..,.,. , .Allen Ho nutritional science and dieleiiis Andy Ho econot " ' Calvin Ho economics Chi Ho civil enginot-rn ; architeclu Myra He jri ' n Making the counx Under normal conditions, stiidcnrs graduate after complet- ing a minimum of 120 units. But after four and a half five, or even six years ot study, and changes in majors, students can lar exceed the average 120-139 units before graduating. Number of units at graduation o Q. C no response 192 SENIORS lohn Hoeppner . r civil engineering Kevin Hogan -.-ir-L tfh.oi H ' gineenng r.f cnnputer science Annette Hollinsworth Andy Hon Mario Hqns: , . political science Raymond Hong ' nioleculaianiftell biology Shala Hruska .. . ,. ,. ,. . . interdisciplinary studies field Kevin Hsieh. ... business administration Rochon Hsieh , . . husint ' ss administration ; ' enyao Hsieh ' ponticaiec economy of industrial societies Diana Hsu . ,. in pantive literature lerry Hsu . . ' mass communications lenniter Hsui . , . . , . , ctoriomics and integrative biology Annie Hii , „ , . , molecular and cell biology William. Hu " loengineermg Andrew H.t irew Mua: m " luang olecuuffand cell biology Amount of money owed after graduation With the high costs ot a college education, students ?! seek hnancial aid to meet their s registration tees, lu ' ina expenses, and the costs o[ 51% Vi books. Students prefer 1 i a. CD obtaining " h-ee " money in the I vt form of scholarships, grants, 1 ■ ■0 or from parents, yet often rely 2% 19% 14% 8% 1% 5% a. on loans to pay toi ' college. While students graduate with a degree, they aren ' t finished pa)-ing their dues. $0 below $1,000 $1,000- $10,000- $20,000- above 9.999 19.000 50,000 $50,000 no response ■ s E N I R s 193 • I Ching-I Huanc slalisfici molecular and fell biologv Michael Huanir environmental science Xiao Huang computer science ' . Patrick Hubbard history Joyce Huen business admimstfat.ori Nathanael Hughes poTiticaTscienK ' Marilyn Hui Chinese ' Lu-Chint; Hunt Anita Hutchinson busine ■■ jjir in s ' ! " ' :i " :; ' r " Nhi Hu)nh ,. . , ,. , . , Eric, Hwang political economy of industrial societies and political scierict , Younv: Hvvani; sociologv , . Kolci Ichiroku business adminislii tion Haruko Ikuta german Vanessa Inman political science FOREVER T Campus traditions defined students ' experiences as well as created their own le2;acies 1 Hill . ' Blue iUhi Cold: thy colon unfoU. O ' er loyal j I il.al ormani. whoielxan an iUonq andhold — Gr-r-r-r-c- ■ iij .i. ' Cr r-r-r r-nil.i. ' G)-i-r. R-r-r-r, Gr-r-r-r-r-nj i. ' y I When rlicC ' .impaiiilc rinijs thiou hoiit the campus, vvc scramble out ot class and head hcime. not I ealizinsj that what we ' re leaving; is a myriad ot traditions and stories. These traditions can be as simple as " sii nin up each ) ' ear tor rho same classes, tlien sitrinc; uitli cat li other in class, said senior Leslie Yuen, an economics ma|or. ( .al s most time-honored tradition, the beloved Hue and gold scattered all o ' er the campus, u ' as estahlished m 1 868. I he L ' ni ersity s lounders were ale men who stuck close to their nati e blue, and chose i old representing the " Ciolden State of (lilitornia. Since 1 882. intercollegiate athletics haw taken up the.se colors. (.Xski was tirst created in the shape ol a grizzi) ' bear on a blue silk banner trom Regent Arthur Rodgers, class ot 1 872. I he bear was taken trom the s ' mbol ol California. Oski made ' liis hi st .ippearance in 194 SENIORS Ryan Inouye Sliiho Inpuyc Karen Ismai :: ' ;lilK n. ' M ' uin-.imv of Andrea Jackson leiiji iludies jineering ndustrial societies Rhonda Jackson |ool l.icobson Alex Jain Akilah terrrational relations ai Dionne Jimenez political science German Jimenez psychofogv Nicholas Johansson tsrribciplinary field studies Darcy Johnson ■ilegrative biology Matthew lohnson . ■ • .ife; Nicole Johnson methanical engineering Soni Johnson . ;iBi Stacy Johnson be 1941 tootball season. He was named after the popular " Oski Vo v-Wov ' ) ' ell. In November, during the Big Game season, Cal traditions really egin to surface. Before the Big Game, students get hyped up at the onhre rally. " They ha e the Cal Band playing and a candlelii:;ht peech, said senior John Louye. Another precaution before the Bit; jame is " checking up on the C on the Hill if itanford students had painted it red, said senior .hris Wong, a molecular and cell biologj ' major. One of the more celebrated traditions are the ard stunts during the Big Game. Computers elp students hold more than 5,000 cards making nages such as the Stanford Axe and the Cal C. )ver the )-ears. Stanfordians had ridiculed Cal . " udents by using the axe to cut up the blue and old ribbons, but later Cal fans stole the axe. In 933. both Stanford and Cal decided it would be A fan sfiows her affection for Oski. a good Bi Game trophy, and thus the B15 Game scores are inscribed in it e ' er since. The most vibrant presence during the j;ame is the Cal Band. Before marchino; up to the stadium, the Band members rub noses with the stone bear by Strawberr ' Creek, v ' hich brings ijood luck and victory. Then they head down to Lower Sproul to hear some inspira- tional words from their Drum Major. Since 1 959, the Silent Walk has been a form of initiation into the band. It takes place on the e ening of the hrst home football game, begin- ning at Sather Gate and ending at Memorial Stadium. During the walk, the new members learn about the Band s and L ' ni ' ersit) ' s history plus the importance of the role of the Band to instill the ( " alifornia spirit. At Memorial Stadium, the new members receive a member- ship card and a pm attached by an older Band coiitimies SENIORS 195 political economy Elizabeth lordon rhetoric - Yvette Justice integrative biology ,. Tomphiro Kacami of induslriariocieiiov . Michael Kahn sociolojv Sean Kakigi F ileclure V Todd Kamena dure dIco Kamikawa Hoonjune Kang psychology • " ■- •- arch . Todd Kamena architectuit .. . . Momoko Kamikawa political science electrical engineer! poiitiCL;. jLianit,a Kang , Myoung-Jin Kang Gary Kao Sandra Kao J ,::-,.._iUaiLi , , PrachiKarnik molecular anifceirbiQi ' Bobby Kashani ,., Michael Kaufman . . . Christopher Kawamura electrical enginee ' irigan(ftoniputcr scien-. member. The Silent Walk " emphasizes the key role of the Band in sen ' ice to the campus communit} ' and the continuity ot that association- ' Once a Band member, always a band member, " says the Cal Band history book, riie Pride oh California " . During the year, clubs and other organizations hold their own traditions. The ethnic clubs try to promote their culture to students who may ha ' e been in America tor too long and have never had a chance to learn about their own background. " During our spring culture show we bring up historic stories lor students who ha c Ix-en here for a long time to react with students who have just come from Vietnam, " ' .said .senior Vieh Ngo, a nuclear engineering ma]or and a member ol the Vietnamese Student As.sociation ( VSA). They also do an Autumn Spring Festival on campus. Chinese clubs hold traditions during the festi ities during the Chinese New Year and the Moon Festi ' al to promote a family-like atmosphere. The Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA) gathers roi ether during; Chinese New Year to ha ' e a feast. " We ha ' e Hot Pot to make it really faniiiy like, s.ud icror ip. freshman, undeclared. I )unng the Moon Festival, they hold a bonfire. " We talk about history and what is the meanini; ot the holiday, said Queenie Zee, treshman, undeclared. I he Chine.se Student Association (CSA) also celebrates the Moon Festival with a bontire. " During the New Year, we get roi ether, pl.iy niah lonc;, karoake, and eat food, said senior f)eriick Pang, a ci ' il engineering major. I hey also ha e ,i cultural show in .April where they hire traditional dancers. Many clubs ha ' e sister clubs that focused on occupations. 1 he Philipino .Amencan .Alli.mce (PAA) also holds a C ' ultural Night e -ery year, but the ' also li.i e .1 taiii ent oi .imzanon. tlie Pliilipino .Associa- 1% SENIORS EM Bonj.iiiiin KiMrlniy My Kha Chris Kahlil Jonathan Khasi Phuonij Khuu Robert Kihm ■ nenti: l-.un |in Kim hunice Kim Fred Kim Grei; Kim Haakjae Kim Haakjun Kim Hye Kim I logy Hyong Kim ' legal studies lanet Kim .(itegrative biology [oohyun Kim Japanese jgy I I tion Health Careers (PAHC), which holds a health conference every other year in March. Community service clubs hold cleanup and other communit) ' oriented actu ' ities as their traditions. Cal Corp organizes a community ser -ice event on Sproul Plaza every semester in February on Sproul. " Sixt) ' nonprofit organizations, such as Peace Corp, recruit Cal students directly, said Teresa Gonzalez, sophomore. Anthropology ma|or. Along with Calpirg (California Public Interest Research Group) they participate in a Hunger Cleanup Day, where they " serve the communit) ' . get pledges, and donate money to agencies to help agencies, Ms. Gonzalez said. During election time political clubs traditionally rally behind their parties. The Cal Republicans, the largest student group in the state, attends political conventions and organizes internships. " We also have wine and chess parties where we come together to talk about current political issues, said sophomore Lenora Reyes, a political science major. Fraternities and sororities all celebrate the traditions of rush, rituals, ceremonies and initiation. The ' hold inter ' iews and other unmentionables tor their pledges. On top ot these traditions. Alpha Phi Omega, a coed service traternit) ' . plans banquets and dances. " Each class also goes out and does a service pro|ect to benefit the communit)-, said fi-eshman Mark Nugeht, an molecular and cell biolog) ' major. They also have a pledge campout " where we learn about the history ot the traternit) ' , and have skits, said sophomore Christine Iran, a business administration ma|or. So as ou rush home tor the last time as seniors, remember that what you re scrambling trom are not ]ust buildings made ot wood and bricks, but a collection ot memories and traditions. BY Marian Liu SENIORS 197 II A PERSONAL ACCOUNT FINDING Eric Hwang foreign studcnt-at least rliat ' s what I was when I arrned on campus in the tall of 1992. It was a year after I had Hnished high school and, in the year I had spent workinaon the Pacihc Rim, many tumultuous changes iiad happened. The Cuilt War was won. Rodne ' Kiiii was beaten up, and the So -iet L ' nion fell. DehniteK ' , those were interesting times to be an incoming;; h ' eshman. Of course, I had preconcen ' ed notions ol what the ne, t live ' ears were supposed to be like. My dad iiad always told me that America was the battle- ground ot those v -ho were my age and Cal certainly seemed to he a place where the unwitting and tiie complacent were weeded out. M - whole famil) ' wondered how long 1 would last as irtuall ' e ' er) ' one predicted 1 would be back on the hist boat. Within a month ot ni) ' arri -al, the GSIs went on strike and someone tried to kill the Cdiancellor. The huge size ot the L ' ni ' ersity didn ' t help one bit. And everyone 1 talked to in Sproul had that air ol weariness and indifter- ence — that ) ' our visit was something tor tiieni to get o er witii. I belie -e the appropriate term was " hostile inditterence — we don t gi e a tuck, so screw you. Detmitely, I was in a sink or swim environment. I knew I had to Find two things fast: a niche, it possible, and a ma|or. Most people, it seems, manage to tind the .second one e entually, bur leave here without e ' er finding the first one. I found that the second can be done by fulfilling requirements, but the first — well, that really depends upon you. Winning an ASUC Senate Seat doesn ' t necessarily mean you ' -e found a niche. Rick Starr and the preachers out on Sproul -the) ' appareiuK ' ha ' e. Well, the major came first, of course. 1 here are four so-called " u.seful fields to invest your four years in-business administration, engineering, pre- med, and pre-law. My aversion to anything c]uantitati ' e meant 1 was in the last category. Thus, 1 joined the rest ot my ilk in c]uickly fulfilling the rec]uire- ments for the political science degree. Then the niche — well, that was trickier. It seemed that in high .school, 1 had too many niches: student ijovernment, school oig,in. |unior RC I C, etc. tOHtlllHl ' S 198 SENIORS w Kaicn Kim , . „ . . , lecularand cell biology Mi-Hyang Kim . ' ° music Michael Kim pnystcs MinaKim. , mechanical engineering Sang Kim . ■ , • . . ' ijstrial engineering and operations research Sin-Ah Kim music Susan Kim Tony Kim ' poliiical icience Woojay Kim Brian Kimball political science Michael Kincaid , . environmental science Makeda King .tietoric ° Sheela Kinhal env ' ionmental science Mary Knox . Native american studies Krista Knudsen . dramatic arts Sung Hak Ko , . ' architecture Gong Kong c fTipwer science Kaserin Kong Claudia Kretchmer . physics and astrophysics Anny Ku . , . ' ntegrative biology Cecilia Kuan , . architecture Clara Kwak mics Roy Kwak . , . , ' integrative biology Christen Kwan Mimi Kwan . . mass communications Samuel Kwok t conomics Sherry Kwok ' economics Kathleen, Kwpng ... (i!d;ist- ,11 eft|meermg and operations research Stephen Kyriacou ' economics Kelly.Lack psychology Karima Ladha ■ ' " gy Felix Lai I cal engineering Bernice Laille oioresource science Anel Lai . . mats communications ( Chung- Yan Lam ° inleerative bi tegrati lones Lani. legaTstudies biology SENIORS 199 IJ A PERSONAL ACCOUNT Likeuise, Cal seemed to ofter too man - chokcs. 1 n.ii ol - thought th.it the ethnic organizations out on Sproul were my best refuge. A niche with my own kind — well — that ' s an original thought. I lound th.it there were at least five different orvjancations of Chinese students here, d: ided according to mainlanders. Honsj Kongers. Taiwanese, foreign students and American- horn. The First few were bad enough, with enough of my kind who ne ' er bothered to assimilate m their time here, and u ere mste.id congregating in their little dance parties. The last was hell, with brothers ridiculing you tor not speaking with an American accent. So much tor acceptance of du ' ersity. 1 decided to strike it out on my own. My grades were doing fine, 1 was coasting along with an as-yet unpadded resume. As a freshman, the chances of running for the ASUC Senate or working for the Daily Cal were close to zero. So 1 turned to the last thing I had expertise with, and that while allowiiii tioshmen to play a signifi- cant role, seemed to ofier the best promise of an appealing resume. " Be all you can be-Army ROTC. " I became a " tolerable " cadet, ser ' ing on planning committees tor commissioning ceremonies and military balls. 1 think 1 was even decorated for ironina my uniform well. Clearl) ' . this was not my niche. By then, I had finished my lower division years without finding my niche. However, I had taken a class in the spring of my sophomore year called International and Area Studies 98 where various lecturers in the diflerent fields of Political Economy. Development Studies, and other related areas would give a lecture and try to interest us in pursuing these areas of interest in our upper dnision years. The fact that the course was student-led and that my section instructor was a graduating honor student named Renticld (after the character in Dracula) who dyed his hair blue and danced on the table to make a point didn ' t hurt. Ren was a senior who also spoke fluent lapanese and was on the Tai Kwan Do team. Here was a guy who had found a niche. He wasn ' t e.xactl)- m - mentor, but definitely, I considered him something to look at. True, he may have seemed weird, but I wasn ' t exactly mainstream my.selt. ell. people who come to Cal hardly are. I hat s why I chose this place. That fall, I decided to declare Political Economj- of Industrial Societies as my major. For me, it v as like coming full circle, since it was a field that was not only appealing to employers due to its wonderful sounding acronym, but also interdi.sciplinary enough to cover the various cjuestions that I wanted to ask since working tor an Asian trading firm three years before. Economic globalization, international relations and all this definitely appealed to me. Most importantly, my major allowed me to find my " niche ' . I followed in Ren ' s footsteps as a student instructor, a ]ob I kept for three ' ears, culmi- ii ' iKimio I KNEW I HAD TO FIND TWO THINGS FAST: a niche, ifpossiSfe, and a major. Most people manage to find the second one eventually, hut leave here without ever finding the first. 200 S E N I (1 R S Ka Yii Lai Na cy Lam Linda Lan ,. , eiiglish Donna Landeza piV ;nology Scott Landry Michael, Lane molecular anilKi ell biology Valentina Lantigua !i:irip irative Lilerature Edward Lara ird Lara loliticil scieni Marcus Larsson economics Alice Lau ii:criitecture Christine, Lau mexau . , nusiness administration Edmund Lau arcnifecttire Jetfrey Lau , ii ecfidiiical engineering Jenny Lau ' nolecular and cell biology Sophia Lau ' n Stephen Lau psychology political science Sara Lauter H IC Rebecca Law art practice Sarah Lazar sociology and mass communications Allen Lee . ' Conomtcs Andrew Lee , ... business administration Chung Lee ° molecular and cell biology Claudia Lee conservation resource studies Constantine Lee numan biooyr " dynamics David Lee. , english Duke Lee electrical engineeringand com puter science Elena Lee history Gilbert Lee economics Ilsup Lee ' economics lane Le,e ' psycnology |anet Lee i ' :;■ .■■: :. lence Jimmy Lee , . . electrical engineering and computer science Jog Lee [apanese KatherineLee , ,, , . , inoleciJIarand cell biolgoy Kwang Lee . " economics Lara Lee geology SENIORS 201 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT nating this year with the post of I k d Student Mentor and Course Coordina- tor. Also, I manai cd to hnd some outside time as a peer adviser and internship coordinator for hiternational and Area Studies (IAS, the mother program ot PEIS). Finally (in a weird throwback to my ROTC days), I served as gradua- tion chair For the IAS Commencement Ceremonies ot ' 95 and ' 96. Without realizing; it, I was at least able to share some oi the kilhllment this program had given me to students in the same boat that 1 was while ha ing the unique opportunity ot seeing the whole thing trom start to tinish. Academicall} ' and non-academically, my three year tenure as an IAS student and PHIS major tormed the most productive years ot my tive-year stay at Cal. As an Honor Student writing a thesis on intellectual property protec- tion, 1 was able to mesh ni) ' past, present .iiiJ turiirc interests in .m eight) ' page project. As a student instructor and peer advisor. I was able to share some ot that tultillment with others. As a Golden Bear, I was able to spend the last three years " in most interesting times " as an international student and not a foreign student. I he man ' changes that ha e happened in the world since then make me teel that the investment I have made in the last tive years was dehnitely worthwhile. Especially v ' !ien prospective employers ask you what you studied at Cal and what PEIS means. I usually respond by giving them the standard textbook detinition ot political economy as the interplay between politics and economics, wealth and power, and that sufhces. To m - students, however, I usually tell the tollowing story: A little boy had an assignment — which was to tind out the meaning of the words " Political Economv . He went home to his dad and asked him. His dad ga ' e the following rcpK ' : 1 am capital — tor 1 make all the money, " l our mother is the government — she gets all the monc} ' . I he housekeeper is labor — she works tor us, tor our money. Your baby brother — well, he s the fiiture. The little bo ' went to bed that night, not knowing what his tather was talking about. At one in the morning, the little boy woke up, hoping that his tather would clarit) ' it tor him. I le went to his parents ' room — to hnd his mother sleeping and his father missing. He tried to wake his mother up to tind out where Dad was — but she kept dozing. I le went to his baby brother s room to tind the baby crying, his crib all wet and his diapers all soiled. He finally went to the hou.sekeeper ' s quarters to tind. ..his tather sleeping with the housekeeper. The next day, the little boy stood before his class and gave his report. " What IS political economyr ' the teacher .isked. The little boy replied, " The gowrnment is sleeping. Capital is screwing labor. The future is full ot shit. " The story always gets a good l.uigh. At the same time, it reminds me ot the cynic I used to be before I found m} ' niche at Cal — 1 rcall) ' thought the future was full ot shit, th.it we should focus mosti} ' on avoiding getting .screwed, and that indeed, it was a curse to be Ining in such times. Rut that need not be the case. The future? I hat is up to us. Academia may gi ' e answers, but the answers are not necessarily solutions. Answers only expl.iin win things are a certain way. Solutions tell you how things can be. Solutions are what e need and the ability to tind solutions, I ' hink, is Cal s greatest gift to me. ?n2 SENIORS Linda, Lee molecular atid . Michelle Lee inenc.in studies Minjeong Lee . ■ ' ° pofilical science Nae-Eun Lee nutritional sciences Peggy Lee Rachel Lee Sabrina Lee psychology Sandra Lee american studies Seung Lee; Stephanie Lee .!■ " ! ce ll biology Wai-Man Lee li ' .ibine ii (Kirniiiiiirtilion Won Lee ELonomics Youjin Lee Jopseph Leocadio Meredith Lester Samira Letafat middle eastern studies Calvin Leung chemicjfengineering Catherine Leung !7iass communicamjns Sau Lai Leung art history ° Terri Leurig •■oleciM ! and cell biolgoy Winnie Leung jng Winnie Leung Myra Lew . ' ; I ative biology Assunia Li economics iiinistration and cell biology David Li , nalecular Janet Li englisn molecular and cell biology Katherine Li rchi Michael Li iteclure 1 . engineering Yik Ping Li " computer science Paul Liao Yu-Se Lien Bennett Lin Chaojun Lin Chung-Ling Lin — ?..;j. ' e Esther Lia ,. j. ,. , . interdisciplinary studies field ma|or I SENIORS 203 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT FORGED Edwin Tang t all the great east coast schools 1 could ha ' e gone to, I came to Cal. Yearning for something new, something different hum all that 1 e known back east, 3,000 miles was worth it I figured. I was right. Here I got something that no school in the east could have t;i ' en me. It s not |ust the great weather, but a unique spirit of wilderness. Irs craziness pervaded e ' ery aspect of the lifest)-le, from the classroom to the bathroom, making it a learning e.vperience that was complete in e ' eiy sense of the word. Starting out as an ignorant freshman like the rest. I was awed and intimidated by the institution, the upper classmen, the subcultures, and the different kinds of people I saw for the first time. I experienced one shock after the other, each seeming to get more and more inten.se. My eyes first opened wide when the Hate-man on Sproul greet me iiith his friendl)-. " I hate ) ' ou. I ne ' er imag- ined that an esteemed institution like this could have such a silly and outra- geous atmosphere. Every trip to Sproul Plaza was filled with spectacles. The indi ' iduals who preached and protested there never ceased to shock and entertain me. This outrageous atmosphere also filled the dorms where I stayed for my first two years. 1 he students v -ere incredibly diverse, ranging from outspo- ken grungeheads to conser ' ative x ' aledictorians, with a full range of others in the middle. I he hallways were like a |ungle where the wild beasts danced, wrestled, skateboarded, and studied. The bathrooms were shared b} ' males and females alike. I was quite shocked. But it didn ' t take long for my neigh- bors ' wildness to get to me. Iheir bad music, pot stenches, and strange habits no longer bothered me after awhile. Through them I overcame many of my preconceptions about people who were different. Fear turned into wonder and I started making friends with different people. I tried out different student groups, went to frat parties and attended Cal games. I performed in the UC Men s Chorale performance each .semester. I started ha ing intellec- tual debates with friends over mocha at arious cafes every Friday night. I was actively becoming a part of Cal. School was intense. I was amazed at getting Bs in my classes despite my continues 204 SENIORS " T Grace Lin mrTSSC ' I, Hong Lin Tfchnnical engineering Martin Lin , molecular : Nancy Lin Serena Lin Zhanjuii Lm Wai Yee Ling computer scwnce Darice Liu peace and conflict studies Melinda Liu , .. , . political science Petrus Liu niparative literature and german and eastasian languages ness administration Calvin Lo ousi Tony Lo. economics lack London economics I effrey Longest. . inass corfflnunications Terman Lopez . chemistry Richard Lopez ' economics Nicole Lptt English olecutar ana cell biology Con mo ludv Louie . ' jiocnemislry Edwin Loy. , mechanical engineering Charlie Lu . , . , ntegrative biology Cynthia Lucero ' integrative biology Mary Lucero. ' economics Kenny Lui ' architecture Allison Luong Lieu Luong ft and education Rosemar ' Luzon ' .ociology Inna Lyandres ' business administration Heather Lynch .. ,. . . nterdiscipTmary studies field ma)Or clecirical engineering and computer science Keith Ma , i. ' il engineering Khinlay Ma., . , . . ' civil and environmental engmeering Lulu Ma , . „.. , noTecuiar and cell biology Yuen-Wan Ma • , conservahon and resource studies [enniter Maas SENIORS 205 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT ■ grade-A efforts. I had to accept that I uasn t the host anymore. I he competi- tion kept me constantl} ' on m) ' feet. Surxiving v as never this hard, lortu- nately I quickly learned to take advantage ot the many resources tliat were available- the study groups. Black Lightning notes, and office hours were necessary tor my sur i al. Ihe) ' taught me to be aggressive in seeking help. I got used to the weirdness and toughness of the school by my second year. The shocks still came continuously though. One o( m ' classmates had multiple piercings on his ears, no.se and eyebrtws, and v hen he spoke, he exposed his tonv e piercing. On a more personal level, one ol my friends came out to me told me he was sjay. As more new and different thini s flashed b ' me. the v ' ord " normal no lont er held an) ' meanmcr. I lie realit ' ot Berkeley was actively reshapint; and expanding my iew of the world. M} ' third year marked the begin- ning of a period of intense stress and isolation. I began ser ' ing my term as •111 " inmare under the architecture program. I heir so-called " studios were more like sweatshops dri ' ing students to v ' ork beyond their limits. 1 spent most ot my time, awake and asleep, in the tall, ominous tower of Wurster Hall. All- ni£;hters were common, as mv coilea ;ues broui ht coffee pots, toothbrushes, and pillows to the studio. The isolation, pressure of deadlines, and deprivation of sleep created from some very wild scenes in the studio. C " )ne time 1 played baseball with a crumpled piece of paper and rolled- up a piece of cardboard in the studio at 2 a.m. in the morning with some studio mates, in an effort to stay av ' ake. Day and nitjht, se ' en days a week, we designed, made dr.iv ' ings, and built models. 1 forced myself to sur ' i ' e the program when many others bailed. After 1 made it thouijh my first studio, there was no uork i wasn t mentall) ' tou£;h enough to handle. Looking; back, the intensity really made me what I am today-steel for£;ed in fire. The intense " studio period " was a period of incubation that mentally prepared me for the real world. By now 1 was looking both eagerly into the future and nostalgically into the past. In reference to the former, 1 got m) ' self an internship during the school year, and regarding the latter, I hoped to give something back to the .school by teaching a De-Cal class. As I en|oyed my last year, 1 indulged in the calmer delicacies around. I started with the loc.il lx okstores, cafes, and theaters and then spread to places in the liast Ba) ' , San F-rancisco, and other places. With graduation staring me straight in the face, 1 made the most of my time that year. I can look back and say that I did everything I wanted to do in my stay. In tho.se brief four years, I learned a lot about life, the world, and myself Cal was a great nurturcr, effectively mixing do.ses of harsh realir ' and silliness with an intense education. I WAS AMAZED AT GETTING Bs in my classes despite my cjrade-Ji efforts. 1 (oad to accept that 1 wasn ' t the Sest anymore. Surviving was never this hard. 206 SENIORS Benciiicto Macatangay Jason Maddi, [ihy.ji ■. rind niatheni.uics Maritza Madrigal Ra) ' Madronio Kim M.ii larvis M.ik Michael Malkin elecincdl engineering and computer science Amy Malloy . . ' mass communications Erwin Mangaccat . . ,, iBychologv and social welfare Linda-Cristal Mantle dramatic art Lorraine Marasigan , , integrativeTiwrogy and psychology Rebecca Marcus . engiish Michele Marino psycTiology and sociology Fe yza Marpuf , molecular and cell biology Rtchard Marquez ' hicano studies Brecon Marsh ■ cai science Patrice Marshall afncan amencan studies Linda Martinez Phumzile Maseko a ' c ' iteclure Edward Marias molecular and cell biology Branko Matich english Yuka Matsukawa I ' lathematics and economics Joseph McColskey ,. ' asianJtudies Charles Mcllvain , environmental engineering science Ronald McMiII en Jr. bucmlagy ■ ' Matthew McNeill polilical science Martin McWilson aincan amencan studies Gabriela Medina Rachel Melgar, Psychology Betty Mendpza ' psychology MichaelpauJ M,endoza pi5Titical science Rosalia Mendoza. intnmologv ainftnle rative biology Rosario Mendoza-Lce Louie Mercado,, , english Linda Merola iieograpny and deve: : Andrew Meyer materials science,) ' jineering SENIORS 207 Bradley Mev ' er masscommunictitions ' ' . Susana Meza psychology Jessica Michelli palilical science ana rhetoric Kacerina Mikul.i business administralion . ,]ose Miller sociology Suzanne Mishkin engtisn Carlo Mispireta geography ■ econom icl eff Mitchell Naoko Miyamoto political science ' .. . ,. .. Keiko Miyano interdisciplinary studies re!(fma|or ' ,. . , Nada Moeiny political science ' physics Moha ,id Area Monjazeb . leR biology - ,, , May Moo human biodynamic? ,. So-hyun Moon linguistics ' , Akila Moore psychology L OOKI N G Seniors reflect on their experiences and remark on the impression that Cal has left C ■ ts funny. Students work so hard to get here, but once they ' re ■ lierc, their perception of Berkeley ' changes. The Uni ' ersit) ' is no I longer a ni}Thical place where high school students go aher M graduating. It is not sinipK ' agoal: u isa re.ilirv. Interesting enough, it seems that after years ot tading into the crowd, no one realK wants to be identihed hy n.inie. Thus. e ' eryone mentioned herein will be anonymous. In a school lull of other biiijht students, life suddenly bcc.ime .i lot more difficult th.in it was in hic;h school. The competition was cut- throat, and good grades were a lot harder to earn. Many students were depri ed of sleep while ti ' ing to keep up with their colleagues, and others faced a realit ' check when confronted with the existence ot many other intellit;ent students besides themsehes. " Its re.illv competitu ' e. Seeini how hard o eiyone studies cm make ) ' ou w.mt to rliicn up. But then, you can t because you II waste 208 SENIORS I _ iMiiicko Moore [llOiCLUl ' T Micliele Moore [isvitui|i:v;V Sandra Mori [lolilical science Joseph Morris ophysics Kinibcrly Moskm Jake Moskowitz Tawfiq Mossadak Ana Luisa Mora Pimol Moth .I ' ophysics Rosanna Mucetd livVCtlologV Leandro Muela lolene Nakao Edward Nakayama Jennifer Neeley Sarah Neuhaus •jre Stacie Nevares " d computer science " g lur time when ) ' ou should be studying like everyone else. It also takes or out of a person physically. My friend looks tired, very tired, tired to e point w here the hags under his eyes look as it they were sur iLall}- iced there. He doesn ' t sleep, and his hair is virtually a chia pet. " " M) ' parents always say that it was a mistake to send me to Cal cause i I had gone to some easier college, then maybe my tirades Duld be better and blah, blah, blah. They ' re probably right in some lys, but still ... I know this one guy who says that we ' ll be tine in the ng run atter ha ing tailed because then we ' ll know how to cope with lure. I hat s not so easy to do right now, but I guess that there ' s some ith in what he says. At least this way I won ' t have to wait until after I aduate trom college to realize w hat an idiot I am compared to some opie. So when and it I do become rich and famous, I ' ll always have e memories of this place to keep me nice and humble. But not e ' eryone got burned out by the competitive nature of Cal. In tact, some people thrived oti it. They took ad ' antage ot the situation and learned to be assertive, seeking out their professors and asking for help. " I ' d say Cal was definitely the right place to be. The University felt like home trom the first day I got here. The department especially took good care ot me. The program was very demanding. The homework and tests general!} ' looked like they were designed to kill us. but most ot the faculty were er - approachable and helpful in answering questions. ' " You have to be strong; in order to have a character here. Nonethe- less. I love It here. I transferred here, and that experience has made me grateful for all of the resources Cal has to offer. It ' s because of having transferred th.it I .ippreciate Cal so much. " Choosing a ma|or in itself was difficult. In some cases, people were satisfied with their choice. Others experimented with different majors and still others were not so lucky and picked majors which did not suit continues SENIORS 209 loe Nevarez scrciologv . , . „jert; Newman molecular and ceU biology Benson Nc compuler science Billy Ng business admini Caron Ng english Elysia Ng economics ' •- Kitty Ng economics ' Raymond Ng Winnie Ng Jjilia Ngan A nan Ngo Cliun Ngok legal s»i Ng " ' " Minh Nguyen ss communicali ■i- ' F ' Monica Nguyen spanisn ' Ngoc Nguyen psydKffogy ' ' This was my home for four and a half years. ! ' [[ rememSer the C im- aniic, tfoe crowds in Sproul ' Vlaza, andSatf)er cite. 7 wi[[see these p[aces on the television screen and think, hey, 1 used to live there. them at all. " French majors are completely con ' inceJ that their ma|or is the best thing in the world. And bio ma|ors tend to be cutthroat pre-meds witii no clear outlook on life. 1 think 1 m glad that I majored in both. L ' nlortun.itely. it means none ot tlie other I-rencli nia|ors lia e .in ' idea what kind ot things 1 go through except this one gu) ' who is a French and statistics major. Its tun though. I always pick on the MCB (molecular and cell bioloij) ' ) ma|ors. but then. 1 also pick on the IB (iniegr.ui ' e biolooA ' ) .ind French ni.i|ors. on ha e to keep a sen.sc ot humor to get through it all or you II go crazy. I c.ime in as a biochemisti) ' ma|or because it sounded ijood and w .is related to biolog) ' . But when I i;ot here, I got a much better idea ot what It w.is I was getting into. Atter organic chemistry. I decided that bkH hem w.is delinitek ' not li r me. 1 w.is pushed into the decision ol intei rame bioloi ' .is a ma|oi . whk li turned out tii be better lor me -=■- •+-■ 210 SENIORS Phoenix Nguyen ' - ' ciftri fK ' j ' ifrering Viet Nguyen Blake Nicholson Kishi Nishida Shinko Nishizawa Ma Norris , .. ,. , , luiauplinary studies field major 1 ngrid Nurse . . ' mass communications Aleiandra O ' Callahan. ■ ' electncaTengineenng and computer science ( Roderick. O ' Connor political science Thortias 0 ' Lea,ry english and art hrstory Thomas Odell cDgnifive science Annie Oh , . . business administration Kevin Oh eastasian languages Seiva Okada ' :i;!:.!!i1t ' (.Iiiie Gil Okorougo Jacob Okun nj ' wav since it a ' e me a more jjeneral ' iew oi ors anisms. 1 don t egret it. " " After not doin too well in my computer programming class, I , ' ent from EECS (electrical entjineerinsjand computer science) to •hysics. I ' ve done reall). ' well since. But it ' s really sad because now I ' m nother statistic as a woman who dropped out of EECS. If I could do It all over again, I think I would ha -e gotten myself a lore useful major. " I should have been an architect major. Or maybe a history major, don t know what kind of a |ob I would ha ' e gotten after college, but I link I could have done really well in history. " Many students acknowledge and appreciate UC Berkeley ' s -•putaticin as a respectable university. Graduates are held in the highest teem. " When I .say that I m from Berkeley, people look at me funny, ut they listen. " Cal provides its students with a great public education. No matter how uncertain, there is a briijht future awaiting each graduate. " I wonder if it would really have been possible for me to i et into med .school if I had gone somewhere else. The med schools know that Berkeley is a really competitive place, so they take that into account when they re trying to determine your academic standint compared to all the other applicants. It was intimidatinc; to o so tar from home tor the first time, but it all worked out tor the best. " " It s uncommon to be accepted to t;rad school tor the same place that you did your undcrgrad, but Cal wants me back apparently. I think that will make it easier on me since I already know a lot of the facult} ' and am familiar with the campus. It means 1 11 be able to i et to work immediately. Once you hit grad school, it s publish or perish, but I think I II be able to make it becau.se I was well-prepared by my undergraduate education here at Cal. SENIORS 211 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT " in were to reapply to college, I ' d still v ' ant to go to Cal and major in physics. This was also one oFmy ra ' orite schools when I was applying lor grad school. There were many .seniors who graduated witluuir .my dehmtne plans, feeling tire d and worn out From the rigorous schooling. Tm considering grad .school, but i don ' t think anyone would take me. My GPA IS pathetic. Besides, 1 think I ' m too tired to do any more schooling. I never seem to want to study an ' more. Mu ' bc 1 1! w.iir a little while and then take a tew classes through extension here. Then take my GRH and appl) ' . I ' m hoping that maybe at least some state unn ' ersity will look kindl - upon me lor ha ' ing gone through Cal and take me in. But I m not so sure it III be so lucky. " I don ' t know wiiat km goingto do atter this. I think maybe I II get a |ob and work tor a couple years before I go back to school and maybe try tor architecture instead. As tor what kind ot |ob, I ha e no idea. " 1 don ' t dunk I ' ll regret anything once 1 leave this place. There ' s nothing that I m leaving behind. 1 11 be glad to get out ot here. " 1 It would be nice to reach the end triumphant, hut even it that is not the case, one should be proud to have come this tar at all. It v as not easy to make it all the way to graduation, so everyone who does deserves a pat on the back. And e ' en it taking part m the graduation ceremony is viewed as " walking the plank, it will be a day to remember. Despite all the trials and the ambiwilence towards Cal, it s hard not to look back and think, " It s been tun. " I ' m probably biased becau.se I met my boj ' Iriend here, but I keep thinking that if 1 hadn ' t come here, I wouldn ' t have actually gone out looking... or rather, he wmildn t ha e come to me. I lere at Cal, we have some of the smartest people, but .i lot ol them can be |erks. But once in a while, you meet .someone v ho is reall) ' , really nice, and when that s the case, It makes everything else that you ' ' e gone through all worth it. " This was my home for tour and a halt years. When I look 1 k k on it in the future, I will remember it as such. 1 will iviiu-mlvr the ( aiiipaiiilc. the crowds at Sproul plaza, and Sather Ciate. 1 will see these places on the news and think, hey, 1 used to live there. Those aren ' t just random landmarks; thcise are places which I ha ' e actually been to. And with the brief reminders t1a.shmgacro.ss my lA ' .screen, m) ' memories ol .ill iiu ' professors, all my friends, and all my good times and b.id will i .iin down on me like Stardust. One should be proud to have come this fa r at all. It was not easy to make it afftfoe way to graduation, so every- one who does deserves a pat on the bacL BY Maria Fali Tom 212 SENIORS RolfOslen . . civirengineenng Oliver Ona computer science Pil Orbison Quirina OrozcD, „ social welfare Albert Orso ' ■■ ' ' ■ ' i " il ■ [i.lrii.i.h Kellie Ortega conservaflon and resource studies Janice Ortiz ,. , iium,in biodynamics Rangell Oruga ' ' ' moleculcir rind celt biology Merilyn Osbpurne-Jacksori ' nealtn scfences and legal studies Kelly Owens , , ' [isychology Harnreet Pabla , , „ . . , ' molecular and cell biology lonathan Pabustan . electrical engineering and computer science Francisco Pacheco . matnematics Ho loon Paik political science Jennifer Palembas . . onlitiriricicnte .indmass communications Joseph Palley Patricia Palrna pnilosopriy David Pan , . architecture Derrick Pang . civir?ngineering Valerie Pantoja Corey Park ' art history Eugene Park ' " .irtive science Jin Park , „ u- , mofecular and cell biology Paul Park Japanese ( tistics Seungmin Park , , . ' liisiness administration Soon Park itKHhanicat engineering Steven Park. , , , niegrative biology ' mofecular and cell biology and Spanish Cheryl Pascual . . ' mass communications MamtaPatrel. ethnic studies Prakesh Patel fT ijU ' LLilji and cell biology and economics Sunita Paul english and psychology Yanira Paydo Manuel Penate american studies m studies lenniter Pi Carol Peng piVWi ngnsti ' an ' d psychology ptycflology antj social welfare SENIORS 213 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT MOVING I I .il li.is been a wondciiul part ot my lite and cducanon. Ir has shaped my hiture, personaliU ' , education, and indi ' idualit) ' m profound ways. My experiences at Cal have allowed me to grow and learn so much about mvselFand the world around me . I am very proud to ha -e had the opportunit)- to complete my education at one ot the world ' s best universities. There v -ere numerous indi ' iduals at this university who have made major impacts in m ' lite through rheir lectures, advice, friendships and motnation. I was able to stri -e tor my goals and dreams through the plethora of avenues ot actu ' ities availably to all students. My education at Cal has come to a sudden end. I am constantl)- re- minded of the many memorable experiences I ha ' e iiad here. I was able to in -oK-c myself in rewarding activities but 1 wish I can go back and stay in my cozy little corner and remain a lifelong student here. I would like to turn back time and become a freshman all over again. But I know this will never happen and life does go on beyond our undergraduate years. It is the tremendous attachment 1 ha ' e with this unnersity and with the valuable triends I made that I cannot easily forget. There is a part ot me that vociferously denies the coming end of m ' career at Cal. But there is also a part ot me that is ready and eager to jump out into the real world and en.sconcc myself in what I have been preparing to do with my life through the attainment ot my ( al education. As an A.s.syrian-American female. I was able to Imd my niche in this diverse and highly heterogeneous en ' ironment. I was born in Iran and arrived m the United States m 1979 after the February Revolution took place in Iran. As an American citizen I am grateful to have had the opportunit) ' to be educated at one of the best universities in a tree, diwrse, and open society. I was given the opportunity to prove myself and was awarded tor doing so as a distinguished Alumni Scholar. I am very honored and grateful to have been recognized and rewarded tor my hard work by this institution. I was able to fee! as if I was an integral p.irr ol this university instead ol being just one of the numerous students at Berkeley. This school has given so much to me. I believe that my priceless education at C al has adequatel) ' prepared me i.iinriH»c ' . 214 SENIORS J ,±£_ Zlii H.io Peng .Kimecture Yaroslava Petroya philosophy Kasey Pfaff,. , ' english HangPhan Jennifer Phelps Michael Pl],ig s Elizabeth Ph,u . [. ' jlitudi science Sharyn Phuripan ' f history Jon-Philippe Pigois. Ajaikumar Pillai ' -ujiiuniKS Marc Pimalanta.. architecture August Pipkin ' - ' Hittear ifid ma aterials science enginepriiig Shervin Pishevar, Carla Porter Paul Porter , . busiiiess administration Bindu Pothen Sabrina Price political science Sherise Prince psychology y field studies major Brian Provenzale economics Wendy Prudhprnrni ifflerula ' aiKfcelloii ology Kevin Pugh jiTLjiiWigy Shahani Puriashotma. ,. , , . i!,iO ' disLij)lin,iry studies field ma|or lonathan Pyuri ' architecture Stephanie Quan business administration Silvia Ouinteros socioiogy Aleksander Rabinoyich ' ■ ' . ' ■ ' .■i!Orimental science Naresh Raian. ! I ' - ' il-engineerin ' ing Rachna Ra,jan psychorogy Cecil RaiTioi IITIOS oleculai r ind ceil biology Kanwaldeep Randhawa ,, , . , " molecularand cell biology Shirley Ra,tsamy ' L ' ligusr, ' John Ray , . , itiriss communications and sociology Paul Renky ... electricM engmeering and computer science Maya Reyes ' arrferican studies Rosa Reyes , . ' geophysics Aimee Richardson , psychology SENIORS 215 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT s u m m e r in for araduare school and m ' fururc career in law and politics. 1 was ' wcn the opportunit)- to take part m the program oi C.al-in- Sacramento. I spent one summer interning m the State Capitol. I his was a very exciting summer For me. 1 was able to gain so much knouledge about our political system. I was able to see the mechanics ot our state politics through the committee hearings, Assembly and Senate sessions, and the substantne work 1 was able to do along with the other staft leaders. This experience was very challenging and fulfilling as a political .science and government student. 1 was able to learn more about Calitornia politics and the dynamics ot our intricate s ' stem. I was able to attend a speech given by President Bill Clinton m) ' last week of my internship. I was not expecting to see the President ot the United States in Sacramento in m - lilcrime. It was a great wa ' to end m ' ternship experience. From tins internship. I was able to solidif) ' the hopes and dreams 1 ha ' e ot centering my career and future around politics. I .ilso had the opportunit}- to be involved with Cal-in-tiie-Capital. This proaram allows Cal students to intern in W ' ashininon D.C. I will travel to D.C. tor the first time tins summer. I am Icioking torward to ijoing to the Capital along with other Cal students. I will be able to continue m ' education in politics and goxernment b - iia ini the opportunit} ' to contribute my abilities within our complex and chal- lenjjinj political system. 1 belie ' e that 1 will benetit a lot from this program. This will be a i reat learning experience and a great adjunct to my education in politics. The summer before my senior year. I was given the opportunit) ' to attend the California Women ' s Agenda Conterence (CAWA) with niy professor from the Peace and Conflicts Department. 1 ins was a conterence where many of tlie attendees trom the Beijing, C inna United Nations conference met in California to draw up a plattorm similar to the one they di.scussed in China from our state. There were women from all over the state with ' ery diverse backgrounds ready to implement changes concerning tiie iniportance ot women ' s issues in our state. 1 his conterence brouglit m.iii} ' different women from all walks ot lite together as one powerful cohesne bod} ' . This was a highly organized and successtul conterence. The conterence impacted my life enormously. It showed me that people can make a ditterence in society when they gather together to intluence an inipact our pubiic polic} ' . I also had the benefit of being able to work as a researcii assistant Mth some of my professors. I gained more experience with researching, anal} ' :ing. and summarizing data and information with some ot my ta ' orite prole.ssors at My education at Cal has come to a sudden end. 7 would like to turn Sack time and become afresfoman a[[ over a ain, hut life does go Seyondour undergraduate years. 216 SENIORS Beniro Rivera, ociologv Amanda Roberts Eduardo Robles [JOlllir,,,! M-.|.;I,!|. Sandra Roddy-Adams Kevin Rodgers Carlos Rodriguez psychology ring Kristina Rpdrisucz-Pock ' .in ' Hii-v -»■:: i[i,-(i isL Michael Rodriguez Oscar R,odriguez ' .Dfiology ° Tonatiuh Rodriguez-NikJ Kathryn Roeder ' engusn Alana Rose , . . business administration Clara R,oss . rhetoric anH nf n-ilno,; MarlctonRoss ruiuslrial engine . Santi Rudijono busii ' iess cidrninii: ' -cilion Lanny Rumalean vircnitecUrre Paula Runnals Spanish Shaila Ruparel political science i rations research Steven Ruthenbeck j. ,. . . .- ' disfpli ' iary studies field major Sandra Saavedra econorriKS Lionel Sabbah tccni.irnics Derick Safarian Ninaz Saffari. political science Kaoru Sakivanja fleveli opmenlal studies Wardi Salikin i.try Mitra Sanai polilicdi scence Gaston Sanchez ' ? ' :onir inr: ' Michael Sandler Nora Sandoval Kanika Sanitord George Santamaria Ronald Santiago N.leiji.iir.fijiOlSgy Rose Marianne Santos rivilengineenng Satria Santoso economics Maya Sardipno ' . . . ' • ' Dosinessaoministralion Geoi ge Sarikakis , . , ° infegianve biology SENIORS 217 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT Cal. As a research assistant I was able to work more closely with the profes- sors and learn beyond the textbooks. 1 was able to get better acquainted with m) ' professors and develop more meaningtui relationships with them. Most students at lar e universities do not e ' er get to meet their professors or work with them in an environment that expands their knowledge in a specific held of studw 1 am pleased that I was able to work directly with m ' professors retjardless of the enormous size of this institution. Joining a sororit) ' at Cal was something I never expected to Jo in my lilc. 1 never had any intentions of " going Greek. " I ended up joining Alpha Omicron Pi in the be jinnintjof ni)- junior v ' ear. This was -er ' crucial decision in m - life. I am ver) ' pleased with my decision of |oining this sororit)- because I ha e made the greatest friendships that will endure be ' ond my life at Cal. I was able to £;ain leadership skills through the offices and committees we have within our sorority. I always felt verv welcome and lo ' ed by all my sisters. I always thought of Alpha Omicron Pi as my second home. I came from a very close-knit family. This is something 1 wanted to find at Cal. I wanted the same feeling I receive when I walk into m)- own home with my immediate family. I wanted to live in an en iion- ment where I was accepted for what I am and belie ' e m. 1 consider AOIl and all my sisters as part of m - famiK ' and a cjuintessential part of my college hie. 1 learned a lot from my sisters and will always cherish the wonderful times and tnendsliips we had together. There was always someone there to talk, laugh, scream, cry, act silly, and .seek ad ice with during; all hours of the day and night. I am really gong to miss all this but I know that the friendships I made will not end with my graduation from Cal. Cal has a lot memorable experiences for me. 1 was able to gain so muc from attending; this university. 1 gained knowledge, experience, leadership skills, and cherished friendships through my short academic career at Cal. I will never forget the Big Game in 19% u ' lth ni) ' roommate, Connie. It was a thrilling and rejuvenating feeling to run out onto the field and chase down th e hideous tree. We came out as the winners with a soux ' cnir of a piece of the moribund tree. Cal holds a lot of memories that 1 will always ha e. Cal shaped who I am today. This institution of higher learning molded my mind and equipped me with the skills I need for graduate school and my career. The valuable education I received has been deeply permeated w ithiii m - mind .iiid body. 1 will always look back at my experiences in Berkeley with lond and nostalgic memories. i was not ex- pecting to see the President in my lifetime, T.t was a great way to end my sum- mer internship in Sacramento. icn 218 SENIORS ■ — Hironori Sasada, . poufical science Lisa Sauer , ... environmental economics and policy Dione Saunders Paula Sa,var Jason Savitz. , , . political science Liesl Schaper . • american studies Carrie Schneider and resource studies Joshua Schwab tiij!ory 5n3 economics Alison Scott nistory oiart Jaclyn cptt Kevin Scott, . atricanamerican studies Chaitee Senffupta rognilivescWnfeand linguistics Ralph Serrano,. ■ cnicano studies Andry Setiawan ' economics Martha Faye Sevilla film studies Hantama Shahid en ' imnmental science Noad Shapiro . chemistry and chemical engineering Lucille Shi economics Hsun-Yi Shih economics Patty Shih _, „ . , nrnlecijlar and cell biology Brian Shimabifkiiro ■ ji ' i-LLilar ana ceTl biology Brian Shin , . , iiii- iiicss administration Esteban Silva , . environmental sciences Danesha Simon social « elfare Susanne Simon native american studies Stephanie Sin arrhilerture Andy Singh ::!A: " nic a1 ngin) ering Melissa Sinthuboon ethnic s!unie Alex Sioukas economics Michal Siwinski eleclricaT engineering and computer science Brvnie Slome ' psycfioiogy John Srnith astrophysics and economics Pamela Smith,. ., .... women s sludies and legal studies Dalia Solis economics Sandy Soq nioTccular ani Lloyd SoohoQ d cell biology civil engineering SENIORS 219 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT PERFECT Maria Tom xcuse me, " 1 said to a random strangci ' in rlie airport. " CAiuld you please give this to the man outside? " I oftered her an en ' elope, whit ' h she accepted. He s a ) hiend. but I ha en ' t seen him tor a while, and I |ust want to make sure it s realK ' him. " I was lying. I had ne ' er seen him in my life, hut I didn ' t want to explain this to a stranger. " Oh. okav, " the airl said hesitantK ' . " What does he look like: " He ' s Asian and dressed m a white polo shirt, 1 said. " He ' s smoking and standing [ust outside the doors, to the lelt. . ' Xctuall) ' . he ' s the guy coming in right now. " Oka) ' , she said. 1 quickl) ' went to the hard plastic seats nearby and sat there while watching the encounter hxim a sate distance, it had to be him! He was wearing a bandage on his right cheek, just as he said he would. But the moir and more I thought about it, riu ' more I thought that it v ' as perfectly possible that some kid had hurt hmiselt and stuck a bandage on his face. So I doubted that it was him even as my heart raced and my excitement told me that it had to be him. The stranger gave him the envelope. He seemed surprised and accepted It. Then he looked inside. On the cover of the handmade card was a picture ot one of his favorite animation characters. It read: " hi honor ot our tirst meeting... " He opened the card. There was no picture there, only words in large, bold black letters saying: " Omae wa kurosu! " 1 wasn ' t certain it that was how to spell the Japanese phra.se. but that ' s how he spelled it. Omae wa kurosu: 1 will kill yciu. It was ajoke between us. The Japanese animation .scries we were both interested in was Curidam Wm i. and in it, the main character ripped up a birthday invitation trom a girl and whispered into her ear, Omae wa kurosu. " We considered that the ultimate way ot showing true love. In this ca.se, it was just a way to make sure it was him. After all, how could I be sure- 1 had ne ' er met him betore in my lite! Our acquaintance was made over e-mail, the communication method ol the modern day. We originally met on a mailing list, and when he re ' ealed himself in small ways to be a decent person, I had written him private e-mail. a ' )ilim(f5 220 SENIORS B _ Sonya Soohoo ' Tujm.in Dioaynamics Paulina Soong,, , , ■niileculiir .indwll biology Karin Sorem . . biiiinesi tidininistration Karen Soriano Liza Soriano , , psychology Son-IengSou Dorte Stade ... IS administration Hcarhcr Sreiner ■ nee Willow Stelzer N.inne Srcpanian Tysen Streib Melissa Stru-zo Marissa St.urz psychology linnhua Su . . :bs administr; Laura Siachite polinf;iL science Nami Suemori (jsvcholiigy Tsuyoshi Sugiyam; ' nci!itii31 ' scieni " jy erice Steven Suko vchology Daniel Sulaiman ; ' ;[[ijs!nrii er-gin lenniter Sun. science Lee Sun. cirical engineering and com Naoto Sunagawa Brian Sung f .My i-VHl; ::;ogy lennie Susanto lj..!iiie .. .3 ;!rinis1rali( Viola Sutanto suii-ess adriiri str.ition Anna Swartz ■r cs Anna. Sweat pcjiiucal science and economics Steve Swingh eiigmeenfig physics Ronnie Syfinor Brian Szeto Rupert Tagnipes Masap Takahashi Denise Fakanioto Alan Tarn : I ' . ' il ,;ind environ-- Florence Tarn lenniter Taniblyn SENIORS 221 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT Somehow, through those private mails, 1 could tell that he was a potential friend. We had very similar oKsessions: Friendship, malc-honding, older sihlinvi-little sibling relationships, and ol course. Japanese animation. B ' the time I called him. I was very certain that we could he friends in real lite. It wasn ' t until he heard my voice on the phone that he hnalK ' learned that I was really a girl. Before, he had been contused, uncertain whether 1 was a guy, a girl, or two different people. i didn ' t e.xpect to meet him until summer, and con ' enientl ' enough, he happened to have an apartment in San Francisco. But then he mentioned that he was going to fly to the San Francisco International Airport, and so 1 knew that 1 wanted to meet him iwu: 1 couldn ' t wait. I wanted to know it he was " the one. There are some things that can be determined in real life that cannot be deter- mined in e-mail or c ' en civcr the phone. And that is how I ended up at rhe airport trying to find a man uith a bandage on his cheek. By the time 1 got to the airport, people were alrc.id ' coming out of the door at the gate. I started checking out all the Asians leaving the airplane. Then AftCV Cl[[ 1. Yl€V€T fYiCt another Asian came out. one who was about the height of my brother. 1 watched him to see if he was meeting anyone; my man was suppoiied to be traveling alone, fde glanced around and then started to leave, just as he turned to lea ' e. I saw the bandage on his face! 1 chased after him, even went outside to where he was to sec v ' hat he was doing, and then went back inside the building to find a stranger to give him the card. He read it and looked very stunned. It was almost as if he were acting in a movie. He looked at the card with wide eyes. 1 hen lie looked up .u the stranger, who was walking away. 1 hen he looked back down at the card. He didn ' t rip it up the way the mam character had ripped up the birthday party invitation, so tor some reason 1 doubted that it was him even as my heart did acrobatics and told me that it was. Aher standing there for .se ' eral moments, he chased after the girl who had given him the card. I followed behind him. I kept imagining him catching up with the stranger and hax ' ing the stranger point me out, but as late would ha ' e it, he couldn t find her. After running all the way down to the gates, he finally gave up .md wcm to pick up his Itiggagc. I followed him as he pushed his cart to the international part of the airport. Sometimes he would slow down, and at one point, he actually ainwmci " Omae wa kurosou: I WILL KILL you " We considered that the ultimate way of showing true [ove. It was just a way to make sure it was f?im. fter ad, 1 never met him hejore in my life. 222 SENIORS AngelinTan , . . ' lisvthology and mass communications Gregory.TanaJca AlvinTang , ,.,,.. moKcular and cell biology Daniel Tang .ifcliileclurf Edwin Tajig arcnifScture Kenneth Tang , „ . , molecuiaPand cell biology Miu Kwan Tans DLisinessawmmistration Nina Tang . . , efeclricaf mgineering and computer science WilliaiTi Tarantino, „ psycriology and social welfare Chervil Tejero Heather Teodoro niore ource Diane Thompson melecular and cell biology Thin Thongbenjarnas . ' ■ ' arcnitecture Marie Tilghman Jeffrey Ting efononiiK Victor Tjaridraputra indusrnal engitieeringand operations research Albert To, . . civil engineering Linda To . ... integrative biology Jason Tokunaga , mecfiaiwcal engineering Maria Torn. , integrative biology Michael Torn. I ' egrative biology Chiangchi Tom , :.T?i: and cell biology Michele Tong , . . Iiusines9ad ministration Charmie Torres materials science and civil engini engineering Chawl Tran _,,■.. molecular and cell biology and political science Cynthia Tran ... ' ndustriarengineering and operations research Martina Tran psychology and anthropology NhuTran , . . integrative biology Sandra Troutman geology Matthew Trumm. , mechanical engineering Anhthi Truong Christine Truong electrical engmeeffng and computer science Eric Tri ong ... flecTncaRngineering and computer science Tinh Troung . vMfVigini Garson Tsang Diocrei Malisa Tsang ociafwi civilwngineering mistry souafiveltare and mass commur SENIORS 223 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT £;lanccd back. 1 Lx ' camc nervous and u ' ondered il he knew 1 vva.s tailing; liini. When lie Hnally got to the international section of the airport, he stopped in a corner where there were telephones. 1 .sat at a restauiaiir neail- ' y .m watched his ba£;s h ' om behind an ad ' erti.sement board. 1 coiddn r sec liini. but I hgiiiod that he wouki not move without his kiggage. He stayed there for c]uite a whde making tek-phonc calls, but I couldn t actually see him, .so I didn ' t know it he was actually on the phone or if he was just standing there waiting for me to follow after liini and levc.il m ' self. i he wait became ionijer and lontjer. liefore long, 1 became ner ' ous. What if he wasn ' t the oner What if he was a normal person who diought I was stalking himr This was an airport after all. where securit) ' was hi jh becau.se of the potenti.il ol tenorisfs. I started worry- ing. What if he was calling the airport security? What it he was just vwaitint; there m the corner for the police to arrive so that he could identit) ' me ' It felt like forc ' er before he actuall)- came out of that corner. When he did, he pushed his luggaije cart outside once again. I followed him out this time and walked right passed him. I looked around, pretending that I was waitmt for a ride. And then I .sat down next to a row of luggage carts. When I peeked out from behind them. I saw him approaching mel 1 ducked l- ack behind the carts. But it didn ' t save me. Before I could think of what 1 was going to say, he was staring down at me and lookinv; directly at me! Even at this point, 1 wasn ' t certain if it was him. I was scared that he would be a stranger, that he would ask me who I was and why I v ' as follow- ing him. 1 was scared that he vs ' ould threaten to call the police. I was scared that he might even be .i random per ' eit who was en|oyint; this qame of cat and mouse. But m)- heart couldn ' t stop thinking tli.it it was hmi. I started giggling when we v ' ere face-to-face. It was my normal reaction to anything diat made me nervous. He looked at me for a while. I looked back at him but couldn ' t hold it long before I started giggling attain. Then he finally spoke: " Hmm, so it ' s no ditierent Irom the phone, eh- " I only nodded. I suppose at that point we didn ' t need to confirm each other ' s identities. " Come on, " he .said. " Let ' s eo to a cafe, and I ' ll bii ' ' ou a coffee or something. " And that u-as how I met my Inst and only love, on a biz.in e .id enture. just as he had always wanted. His name is Soo. And whenever someone a.sks me, I always sa tli.it 1 met him at Berkeley through a friend. Before I could THINK OF WHAT I WAS GOING TO SAY, f)e was staring down at me and look- ing direct[y at mel Even at this point, 1 wasn ' t certain if it was him. m:»Jk 224 SENIORS lohn Tse Lisa Tseng envifOiimental science Enriquetta,Tuasoa incliistnaTengineeringana operations research Chul Uhm Pete Upson Hcatlier Ures , ,. . . , political economy of industrial societies ing administration Eric Urmeneita . i;il engineering Maria Urtubey niatwrnatics Teddy Usrnan, eniical engineering ' -raemalics and econoiin j 0,, Steven Verduzco ... business administration Amy Vidali ( english Denee Villa Anna Maria Villafuerte 1 ess V illas political science and history Domiriic Vipla ... electrical engineermgand computer science I VietVo... , . » political science ure Hubert Walker ..-.rchitectui Chanda Wan , . „ . ■ , iiolecularand cell biology Erick Wan . kctncal engineering and computer science lohn Wang . cMpMl gineenng Kelly Wang ,. ,.,.,,. ' inteidisCTplinary studies field major Rick Wang , . wdii ' ecture Stanley Wans inle ' cular ancRell biology and psychology Lisa Washington P ' A iology IiU Watkins ;vil engineering Robyn Watson . . ' ■-ilinic studies Kelly Webstei: ., ' social welfare lane Wei, , (liychology Steven Weiss , computer science and applied mathematics lulia W ' t;n Chip White loshua White Jiilianna Whiteman Dicsner Whittemore Wynn Wilco.v ' V -i.niuns research SENIORS 225 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT DID IT. DONE IT, 1 ini sitrinc; .it .1 local Berkeley cate with a pen in one hand, a hlueherr) ' bagel in my mouth and an iced c.iic mocha on the table. A.s the ice melt.s and the water drips down the side ot the glass cup, I reflect on the four years of my experience at Cal. It is funny because the onk ' thin that comes to m} ' mind is the Mountain [ ' w commercial where a bunch ot ys are .saying. " Did it. Done it. Do it. " Well, that sort oi sums up my experience. I have been lucky with Felebears and I am happy to say that 1 u ill not be doin the h ' e-year protjram. I will be graduating in May with my friends with a degree in business administration with an International emphasis. I was thinking ot doing a S.W.O.T. analj ' sis ot my lite lor this article, but thou ht otherwise. So what are some ot my most memorable memories? There are two humorous ones that come to mind. Psychology 1 is where I learned the term, " Paradigm .Shift. " It took the class and me most ot the .semester to figure out what the term meant. We were freshmen and no one ever really bothered to look the term up in the dictionary or anything. I he professor used this term every day through the whole semester and everytime he said it, I would look around and everyone would ha ' e these typical freshmen dumbstruck look on their faces. Business Administration 120 was where I sau ' the most incredulous human teat. You see, my tricnd tell asleep ten minutes into lecture and when he did, his face and shoulder started to tip forwards towards the desk, for thirty minutes his nose literally was a centimeter above the desk. And then finally, PLOPi I Ic hits his head against the desk and wakes up. Hilarious! I guess 1 sIhhiLI not be laughing since I haw also fallen asleep in cla.ss. How many times I do not knou-, I lost count when I was a freshman. On a more .serious note, I .iLso remember .ill the serene weekday mornings when i was walking through the laculry Cil.ide to mv eight oclock class and listeninsj to the harmonious rinvjs of the bells hit h atop Sathcr Tower. I remember the many lectures where the professors n ' liriiiKi ' s 226 SENIORS » .. David Wilder Rachel Williajiis [jsVtlu " ' . " Roy Williams Aida Willis . I. M: ' lf,TrL ' Ann( y iljs joscelyn Wilson ' sociology sy mmunicalions Slicrric Winston Kristen Wirclianskc lames W ' lsner Carrie Wolberc; .„ Remain alics sc ' plinary studies field major noleSlar and cell biology Courtney Wolf Ala t Alan Wong jijsfness administration Alex Wong ... nectrical eS ineenng and computer science Am) ' Wong . „ . . , ' iniWcular and cell biology Cindy Wong „ . , ' ■ifl ' -.isr and cell biology Camilia Wong eco ' ' o(n ci Corey, Wong. ci»ilerigmefting Eda Wong luUie Wong ■ ' Sconomics Leo Wong :.u:.i " ess i-ifPninistration Letitia Wong srunonlits Lisa Wong i:ci " ierv3fi?:in adn research studies Mei Chun Wong architecture ° Michelle Wong :i;niec;i[,ir .mattH biology Nai Hung Wong =tiuilengf?leering Susan Wong wonomics Winnie Wong . . ;:sinessawrinistration Alvin Woo ,;er science Cindy Wu economics lensen Wu architecture Wing Wu ' ivilengineering Roderick Wui , . . civil engineering Michael Wiirzburg Dsychology jovian Yam economics Wency, Yam . ci»il engineering SENIORS 227 A PERSONAL ACCOUNT spoke about the topics that I was eager to learn about and some ol their inspirational sayings and advice. And then I remember the countless hours ot studying; at Moffit Library. The ugly green chairs with the arm rests were m) ' favorite. UC Berkeley. Cal, the great institution, as we students call it has given me the knowledee to " let m - light grow. " Fortunately, 1 ha -e been rewarded for the knowledge I ha e procured here in the brm of a job that I will be starting in just a few months. It would be hir to sa)- that the List two years have been the most fun and interesting time tor me. 1 entered the Haas School of Business program when the new building was completed. Since then, Haas students ha e strned to li ' e up to the prestigious image that the new school demands. Yes, I know. Some of you reading this article are prob.ibK ' sa ' ini business ma|ors ha ' e it eas) ' . Sure, knov ' ing how to calculate NP Vs and debiting or crediting an account is not hard, but the competi- tion kills. Learning how to be competi- tive was an advantage for me because it pushed me to do better than the standards that I set tor m -self. At the time, to c et that A ' 1 reall - had to perfect the skills and con- cepts that the professor lectured about. Cal indirectly presents to students the chance to become invoK ' cd with the local community and student body. As an officer of the Asian Business Association (ABA) I was able to become a teacher myself as I had the opportunity to consult the members about the business major. ABA enabled me to become more confident to speak in front of a large audience and to learn the ins and outs of the busine.ss world. In addition, ABA gave me an outlet to become involved in the local communit) ' . I have been able to help the elderly v itli their ta, returns, -olunteer at a children s 1 lalloween jamboree and I even picked up trash for a whole day at the Berkeley Marina. I think that most seniors will agree with me that Cal is more than just grades and classes. To enhance our education, to some extent we all take pride in participating in student organizations, community in oKement or voicing our opinions in University policies and politics. I can ]ust imagine walking across the stage to get my diplom a and shake that hand. 1 know that on the day of our graduation ceremonies that the sun will Ix- bright and the skies crystal clear — we deserve it for all the stress, determination and work that got us here. Cheers to .ill the lacult ' and people I have met. And I thank my parents, girlfriend and friends tor all their support and good wishes. I GUESS I SHOULD NOT BE LAUGHING since 1 have adojalfen asleep in cfass. How many times T do not know, 7 [ost count when 7 was afreshman. ir t ii 228 SENIORS 1 _ ' inlfijr,)iive biology and psycholocy Jessie Yang. cnemKlry ° molftular and cell biology Bridget Yap Issandra Yap iiiKs communications - ' ' ' ' " 5 ' b slP, ess administration Alia Yee busi ness administration Amber Yee inulecular and cell biology Jennifer Yee , „ , . , I nolecutar and cell biology Elaine Yeh . . ousiness administration ' molecular and cell biologv Richarcl Yeh „ , , molecular and cell biology and nutrmonai science Yuk Tuen Yeung DusinesfSdministration Hui Yin c:impuler science Peggy Yip , . . ' ' Dufiness administration Gareth Yiu mechanical engineering Irene Yiu , . , cusiiiess administration Jessica Yiu economics Mei Yiu computer science Kristine Ypo history Edward Yoon computer science Atsushi Yoshiike aiido studies Daphne Young Jared Young „ , . , molecusr and cell biology Ted Young , , „ u- . mstecular and cell biology Vivian Young. . mass communications Brady Yu ' architecture Jennifer, Yu, . political science } ss administration Brian Yun ... business administration SENIORS 229 IF YOU S ELK Jl cross-culiural challenges. . . y firsthand knowledge of Japan... ' . ' valuable teaching overseas experience... then j]r,d out more about Ike J A PA EXCHANGE TEACHING (JET) PROGHAM JET Program Oj ici ' . Consulate General of Japan, 50 Fremont St . Suite 2200. San Francisco. CA 94105 ' 4151 77:--3535 We wont just place you anyplace. At Olsten, you ' ll find a range oi challenging long and short-term assignments. So we can offer projects that fit our schedule and your skills. 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We are very proud of you. Love, Mom, " Bin andCHonna 7 r i--- 1 est wishes to tne Cla! V Best wishes to tffe claSS of 1 Uomihe Blue Gold. May your memories of Cal serve you well 236 index d agensen, Larry 101 aronson. Mike 90 bdul. Amit Ahuja 102 brams. |on 109 brams. Matt 109 cacia 89 dams. Nicholan 96 daza. Alfred 175 eorse, Ryan 92 guilera. Cesar 98 guilera. Sondra 88 hhuja, lugdish 96 hmed.Saeed 93 Ibracht. Danny 92 (bright. Brent 103 lexander. Led 100 lexander Pines 6A lexander. Ryan 108 lipio. Dante 90 llbin. |on 92 lien. Frances 105 Imeida. Michelle 85 Ipha Chi Omega 80 .Ipha Delta Chi 80 .Ipha Delta Pi 81 ilpha Epsilon Pi 90 ilpha Gamma Delta 81 ilpha Gamma Omega 91 ilpha Kappa Alpha 82 ilpha Kappa Lambda 79 ilpha Kappa Theta 104 ilpha Omicron Pi 76. 78. 79.82 ilpha Phi 83. 91. 100. 104. 106 ilpha Sigma Phi 90 ilpha Tau Omega 91. 109 iltman. Spencer 106 iltunian.jason 91 ilva. Rick 106 ilvarado. Kristina 87 ilvaarez, Adrian 90 »lvarez.|osh 90 vmacher. Andy 90 vmborn. Geoff 89 »mezquita. Omar 89 vmmons. Todd 91 incheta. Kerslen 86 inderson, Corey 96 inderson. Eric 104 inderson. Sarah 87 inzalone. Vincent 91 ipplegate. Tyler 91 ,ple. Aniket 93 .rad. Ami 96 .rmstrong. Andy 92 .rmstrong, Suzy 87 .rnall. lustin 103 Arreguy. Benjamin 92 Arroyo. Alan Arroyo. Dan 106 Asch. Marcie 89 Ashrafi. Benno 109 Ashrafi. Bob-by 109 Ashton. Carter lenkins 106 Ashuler. Rob 104 Asim. Shawn 93 Astbury. Trevor 102 Alalia. |oe 89 Atkins, |ane 87 Attaie. Sahara 104 Aull. Ryan 106 Aust. Andrea 87 Avishay. |ason 100 Azbill. Lisa 87 Azizi. Manny 91 b Bach.|eremy 99 Baciocco. |en 87 Baelly. Paul 90 Bagood. Michelle 87 Bainer. Matt 103 Baker. Brian 96 Baker. Christian 104 " Batch. Erin 85 Baldwin. Cullum 89 Balfour. Akiva 90 Banatao. Desi 109 Bancroft. Mason 106 Barlett. Will 104 Barlow. Christopher 96 Barnes. David 104 Barni. Sean 106 Baron. Adam 91 Barrett. Colby 92 Barrett. Sharon 87 Barron. Kacey 87 Barrows. Brandie 85 Barry. |ohn 105 Batta. George 90 Bauer. Laura 86 Baus-man. Trevor 90 Baydoun. Salah 108 Bea. Sebastian 92. 104 Bear. Nate 103 Becker. Eric 96 Becker. Preston 91 Beckett. Bradford 106 Beckham. Goeff 102 Beckham. Justin 99 Beckman. Gerry 102 Beer. Alex 102 Begin. Ryan 103 Belcore. Nicole 87 Bellingham. Olivia 87 Belloni. Matt 96 Bende 104 Bennett. Sara 87 Bennett. William 10 6 c Benson. Ran-dell 99 Bergstrom. Kendra 86 Berquist. Lisa 89 Berry. Chris 100 Beta Theta Pi 91 Beunett. Mike 109 Billet. Dan 91 Birdwell. Chris 91 Black, Andrew 108 Blumenfeld. Ori 96 Bock. Mike 105 Boland. Pattie 87 Bonnell. Ryan 105 Borevitz. Shona 89 Boucher. Geoff 108 Bovee. Tyler 103 Bowes. Mike 96 Bowman. Gretche 87 Bowman. Sean 92 Boyle. |ohn 92 Braiker, lustin 99 Branczyk. Stefan 108 Branton, Lara 87 Brashear. Wendy 86 Braun. Shawn 96 Bravo. Rogelio 98 Brehm. lake 103 Brenes. Kaytee 85 Brennen.|etf 91 Brien. Heather 86 Bright. Chris 104 Brondo. Nick 106 Brower. jon 92 Brown. Leroy 100 Brown. Ryan 92 Brown. Scott 96 Brubaker. Yuba 104 Bruggerman. Eli 109 Bruner. Jonathan 104 Bruno. Alex 179 Brusch. Rich 91 Buckley, jack 92 Buckley. Tim 105 Buera. lose 100 Bulwa. Demian 99 Bumphas. Estessht 107 Burch. Monroe 101 Burd. Bryan 92 Bure. Pavel 104 Burgos, Oracio 98 Burke. Aaron 100 Burke. Colin 91 Burns. Drew 104 Burns. Duncan 91 Burns. Sean 92 Burstein. Zach 92 Butcher. Brian 103 Butler, jon 92 Caffe. Orion 91 Caffey. Sean 91 Caglar. Derya 87 Caldera. Arquinides 98 Caldero. Isreal 98 Calderon. Gene 98 Callaway. Tucker 96 Campos. Boris 102 Candy. Paul 104 Canley. Bryan 103 Canton. Gil 91 Cappell, Nowm 90 Caretto, Matt 102 Carlsen, Lisa 88 Carnevale. |ason 107 Carr, Elena 85 Carr. lustin 102 Carrigg, Mike 91 Carroll, David 92 Carroll, Tim 107 Casamiquela, Ryan 89 Caselli, Virgil 99 Castillo, Dan 98 Castro, Octavio 106 Catanho. Erin 86 Caton. Bryan 89 Cazares. Renato 106 Cecil Ramos 215 Cedar. Omer 89 Cemieux. Claude 104 Cerna. Anthony 108 Chai. Shua 106 Chalem. Brent 92 Champlin. Robin 87 Chan. Alicia 179 Chan. Christine 88 Chan. Stephanie 86 Chan. Vicky 87 Cha ng. Albert 102 Chang. Eugene 90 Chang. Holly 85 Chang. |eff 104 Chang, leffrey 92 Chang. |enny 85 Chang, Michele 86 Chang. Mitzi 85 Chang. Rick 89 Chang. Tracy 86 Chaniga Chitaphan 81 Chansky. Alex 149 Chalupa. Ali 83 Chardenying. Tim 109 Charrier. Alex 108 Chatteigee. Sudiptu 101 Chau. Annie 86 Chavez. Oscar 106 Chen, Andy 92 Chen, Angela 86 Chen, Archie 108 Chen. Eli 102 Chen. |ane 86 Chen.|oyce 86 Chen. Sanny 85 Cheng. Debbie 88 Cheng. Leo 104 Chesney. Steve 99 Cheung, Marisa 88 Chi. Derrick 105 Chi Omega 83. 100 Chi Phi 92 Chi Psi 92.99. 107 Chiang. Patrick 104 Chiang. Rayn 107 Chin, Dennis 106 Chin, Elaine 86 Chitnis, Tanya 86 Chizever. Peter 91 Cho. David 101 Choi.len 87 Choi,]inah 88 Chou. Bruce 90 Chou. Susan 88 Chow. |osi 88 Choy. Katherine 88 Choy Vicky 88 Christiansen, Chris- tian 89 Christiansen, Sunny 87 Christopher, Matt 96 Chu, Allyson 88 Chu, jerry 102 Chu, Serena 86 Chuang. Alice 81,154 Chun, Steve 105 Chung, Alisa 82 Chung, lames 96 Chung. Russel 106 Cicoletti. Kathryn 89 Cioaca, Doru 89 Clammer, Zac 104 Clar. Jeremy 108 Clarin, Sandra 88 Clark, Alex 102 Clark, Anne 87 Clarke. Brian 108 Clay. Max Gibbous 92 Clayton. Tom 89 Clevenger. Ryan 103 Clewett. Brandon 102 Clipier. Maggie 86 Clugage, Kevin 96 Cocktossan. |ohn 104 Codori. Brian 109 Cohen. Brass 109 Cohen. Shara 85 Collins, Brian 103 Collins, lustin 91 Commons. Brad 96 Condon. Kevin 92 Conners. jen 89 Connolly. |ohn 96 Connolly Ryan 100 Contant. Erica 86 Cooper, Nick 105 Copenhaver, |osh 89 Cornell. Chris 96 Coronado. Elsa 88 Corrocher. lustin 102 Cortese. Amy 86 Cortez. Martin 91 Cosette. Bryan 102 Cosgrove. |ason 100 Cotcher. lames 99 Cotton. Miles 91 CottrelL Chris 96 Cowles. Kelley 85 Crader. William 91 Craig. Blake 102 Croteau. Melissa 87 Crowie. Scott 104 Cuffie. Kevin 103 Cufford. Dan 91 Culleton.Tim 96 Cuni. Karen 87 Curie. Kevin 103 Curran. Meagan 86 Currie. Matt 104 Curyea. Stuart 103 Cutcliffe. Brian 102 Daley Scott 91 Dallal. Cher 85 Damerow, She Damian. Radu 90 Danberry. Ethan 102 Davidson. |eff 102 Davis, Alison 81 Davis, Matt 89 Dawson, |ason 109 Dayalan.Arun 106 Dean. Cory 104 DeBrucky. Nadja 89 OeGraff. Adam 109 Delia. Charity Cruz 87 Delp. Michael 108 Delpouys. Marc 103 Delta Delta Delta 84 Delta Gamma 85.104 Delta Kappa Epsilon 92 Delta Phi Beta 93 Delta Sigma Phi 96 Delta Tau Delta 96 Delta Upsilon 96 Deming. David 96 Demsky, Danny 102 Deng, Lena 85 Denicke, Laura 89 Desai, Kevin 96 Desai. Sangeeta 85 Destefano. Pete 91 Deswert. Dave 96 Devaty, |oe 106 Dewani, Shirin 93 D ' Haenens. Francis 106 Diament. Adam 185 Diamond, Marge 87 Diaz, Adriana 185 Diaz. |esse 106 Diaz, Mike 108 Dilello. Peter 106 Dillard, Martin 105 Dillon, Garret 92 Diner. Amy 87 Dodson. Stephen 102 Dollison, |ohn 105 Donovan. David 96 Donovan. |eff 96 Doppelt. Lowell 89 Doroski. Zander 105 Dorrance. Thomas 106 Dory, Deron 104 Doshi, Monica 86 Douroux, Mike 91 Dressier, Nicolette 89 Drewry, Kate 89 DrexeL Alexander 187 Duckart, Dan 103 Dunn, Walt 100 Dutra, Aaron 101 Dutvor, Chad 101 Eagan, Casey 87 Eberstein, David 109 EddyErrin 87 Edelstein, Robin 86 Efstratis. Harry 92 Eggeit.lan 96 Eisenberg, Manuel 106 Eising, Saara 85 Ellingson, Collin 92 Ellison, Tosha 89 Emoto, lulie 88 Enuchian.Sam 91 Epstein, loseph 90 Ercegovac, Vuk 92 Erickson, Christina 86 Essner, Dylan 91 Etchevers, Dan 105 Etienne, Anne 85 Evans, Brett 106 Evans, K risty 85 Everline. Clayton 102 c INDEX 237 Fabian. Brian 104 ■ Gain. Chris 103 Gulbenkian. Eddie 96 Honey. Magda 86 jimmenez. German 101 King. Stephen 90 Falk. Alex 91 Gamboa. Adam 91 Gunderson. Marty 91 Hong, Rachelle 86 JindaLVineet 100 Kinter. Johanna 87 Fan. Han 88 Gamma Phi Beta 85 Guo. Bev 85 Hoolihan. Brendan 91 John. Walton 96 Kirchner. Ryan 96 Fang. Karen 85 1 Gamma Zeta Alpha 98 Guofo Chen 181 Horm.Tim 105 Johnson. Courtney 87 Kirkos. Jeff 103 Farfan. Jeremy 106M Gangel. Melanie 86 Gupta. Anjali 86 Horn. Eric 96 Johnson. Heather 87 Kirpalani. Dhiruj 93 Faris. Diana 87 ■ Gannon. Anne 86 Gurewitz. Heather 85 Houkom, Fabio 102 Johnson. Matt 106 Kitagawa.June 86 Fates. Tim 109 M Garcia. Albert 189 Gutenlag, Eyal 100 Howekamp. Liz 87 Johnson. Serina 85 Kitayanna. Mary 86 Fausel, Scott 96 Garcia. Alexis 83 Gutierrez. Lisa 86 Hribar. Kambridge 87 Johnson. Todd 100 Kittredge. Brad 103 Faust. Alison 83 ' ' Garcia. Bryan 91 Gutterman. Mike 104 Hsiao, Chey 86 Johnston, Danny 91 Kivitz. Gabrielle 87 Feaver. Ryan 104 Garcia. C). 109 Hsieh. Yenyao 88 Jonas. Brian 102 Kiyomora. Dana 87 Fee. Kevin 91 Garcia, joey 92 Haas. Raphael 89 Hsu, Amy 88 Jones. Jennie 87 Kjattan, Shiomy 100 Feldslein. Scott 92 Garcia. Kenneth 106 Hagen. Cindy 86 ' Hsu, Eleanor 86 Jones. Jennifer 87 Kleinman, Ronen 90 Fetters. Daniel 102 Garcia. Keri 86 Hakim. Julia 85 ■ Hsu. Emily 85 Jones. Nate 108 Klots, Motty 90 Fennell. Rowan 108 Garcia. Nick 103 Hall. Stephanie 87 1 Hsu. James 109 jordt. Gus 96 KnueppeL Johnny 91 Fernandez. Enrico 104 Gardner. Aaron 160 Hammond. Ryan 92 ' Hu. Alice 86 JourneL Coraline 86 Koh, David 108 Fernandez. Adrian 104 Gardnew. Phinney 103 Han. Eric 102 m ] Hu. Annie 86 Juday. Adam 129 Koh, Stone 99 Fernandez. Freddy 104 Garfinkle.Adam 102 Han Lee 151 M ) Hu. James 106 Judd. Maya 87 Kohan. Richard 108 Fiedel. Noah 90 Garga. Nina 93 Han. Riva 106 f S Huang. Charlie 102 Jung. Derek 102 Kohfeld. Cheryl 89 Fifer. Megan 89 Garlinghouse. Lizzie 87 Handelsman. Libby 87 Huang. David 91 Jung. Don 101 Koiso. George 100 Filiatrault. Damien 109 Garofalo. Katherine 86 Hanelin. Benjamin 100 Huang. Frank 105 Jung.Jae 105 Kondonijakos. Stella 85 Filsoof. Ahmad 157 Gartman. Kurt 108 Hansen. Christina 87 Hubbard, JP 104 Jung. Matt 105 Kong. Shaun 106 Finerman. Leslie 87 Garza. Toni 85 Haras, Katarina 87 Huber, Eric 92 Jurgens. Jen 87 Koo. Michelle 86 Firestone. Dan 92 Gates. Steve 92 Hardy. Alex 91 Hubert Walker 225 Jurgens, Sherri 87 Koo. Sandy 86 Fischer. Ken 91 Gatsby.Jay 91 Hardy. Jason 92 Huddy, Charlie 99 1 KosmaL Darci 89 Fischer. Rob 91 Gayosso. jesse 105 Harper. Andrew 109 Hueston, Charles 91 Kahn, Mike 90 ■ Krantz. Greg 91 Fishbane. Alissa 87 Gelfano, Sam 109 Harris. Ryan 96 Hughes. Geoff 108 Kaho. Gabrielle 87J Krumholz. Sarah 87 Fisher. Andrew 91 Geller, Chai 90 Harrison. Bill 103 Hughes, Jennifer 86 Kaiser, Ryan 91 l W Kuan, Caitlyn 88 Fisher. Brian 91 Gerringer. Fred 106 Harriss. Alexa 85 Hulsy, Mary 89 Kallus. Michael 103 Kuehn. Katrina 89 Fisher. David 107 Ghaffari. Nader 96 Hart, Jaime 89 Huneke, Catie 85 Kalra. Ruben ' Osf k Kumelz. Layne 85 Flanders. Charles 107 Ghassemieh. Kayvaan 92 Hart, Ryan 92 Hung, Benji 105 Kalt, Damon I02f Kupecki. Dave 92 Flayer. Mandy 87 Giacomelli. Adriana 189 Marty, Matt 103 Hung, Rich 89 Kamal, Mark 96 Kwan. Derek 91 Fleming. Micah !0l Gibson, Andy 105 Hasbun, George 91 Hunter, Adam 128,129 Kamine, Miki 85 Kwan. Mimi 88 Flores. Rachel 85 Gillin. Annie 87 Hass, Richele 86 Hunzeker, Mike 92 Kanayama, Emi 85 Kweder. Justin 105 Florian.jay 101 Gilmore. David 103 Hattori, Mayumi 85 Hussain, Sofia 85 Kaneko, A.J. 89 f Florko. John 96 Glascow, Megan 89 Haupt, Amanda 87 Hutchenson, Alex 96 Kang, Peter 91 1 Lade. Tim 105 Flowers. Steve 90 Glasgow. Kahmeron 91 Havriluk,Ali 89 Hwang, Allen 108 Kang. Yilo 91 1 Laderman.Greg 91 Fogli. |ohn 89 Gleen, Jaime 105 Hayashi, Chris 101 • Kanika Saniford 217 1 r Lai. Roy 92 Folan. Courtney 89 Glenn, Scott 100 Hayashida, Ryan 101 lannaccone, Philip 106 Kano. Mark 101 i ' Lainer. Arik 100 Fong. Renee 86 Go, Charmaine 87 Hayes, Katy 86 j4 Ibrahim, Tamer 90 Kansara, Vik 109 1 Lainez. Denis 106 Fong. Richard 96 Gofuku. Katsuma 103 Healy, Matt 109 T Idowu. Rachel 87 Kao, Olivia 86 1 Lam, Berta 85 Fong. Susie 85 Goldberg. Aaron 100 Hedenkamp. Doug 105 ■ Hie. Ivan 100 Kappa Alpha 99 Lam, Lisa 86 Fooster. Drew 91 Goldenstheyn, Hee. SunYeo 89 L llic. Una 87 Kappa Alpha Psi 99 Lam,Vicki 86 Forbes. |ames 91 Gennadiy 105 Heldfond. Liza 87 Im. Fred 89 Kappa Alpha Theta 86 Lambda Chi Alpha 101 Forbes. Mike 91 Goldman. Aaron 107 Henderson. Andy 109 Inman, Vanessa 85 Kappa Delta Phi 86 Lambda Phi Epsilon 98. Foreman. Tony 92 Goldstein. Libby 87 Hengehold, Matt 109 Iraheta. Andrea 87 Kappa Delta Rho 100 101 Fornasier, Glen 101 Gomez. Alicia 84 Herlihy, Jennie 85 Irving, Zeke 90 Kappa Kappa Gamma 87 Lambert. Steve 105 Foster. Mason 106 Gomez, joe 100 Hernandez, Emiliano 98 Isaacs, Jennifer 87 104 Landreth. Abagail 86 Fox. Dennis 104 Gomez- Frazier. Hernandez, Justin 96 Ishida, Ken 105 Kappa Sigma 100 Landreth. Ross 92 Fox. Silver 96 Cristina 85 Hernandez, Kirstin 86 Israels, Josh 109 Kashubeck, Ross 91 Lang. Mackerson 92 Francisco. |ay 99 Gonzalez. Robert 99 Hernandez. Sandra 85 Iturrino, Renzo 105 Kaufman. Matt 90 Lange.Alan 105 Franco. Francisco 98 Gong, Jenny 86 Herrera, Ralph 100 Izadi, Layla 89 Kearney, Mather 91 Langworthy. Corey 106 Frangella. Tory 108 Gonzales. Tom 107 Hersch, Matt 100 Keech. Brian 103 Lantz. Amber 89 Franklin. Nate 103 Gonzalez. Ricardo 98 Higginbotham, Jabbari,Ali 96 Keegan. jesse 106 Lantz. Nowell 103 Freeman, Geoffrey 102 Gordnier, Aaron 161 Courtney 87 Jackson. Orville 92 Keilch. Marlena 85 Lanza. Guido 96 Freeman. Mike 91 Gordon. Nicole 85 Higginbotham, Jacksonfeld, Jack 99 Keith, Paul 96 Laponis. Adam 105 Freiser. Dirk 105 Gormsen. Chris 104 Lindsey 87 Jacobo, Karina 88 Kelly, Chris 99 Larson. Heather 89 French. Michael 105 Graff. Rebecca 85 Higgs, David 96 Jacobs. Alex 90 Kelly, Peter 99 Larson. Jeff 99 Fried. Ryan 91 Graff. Robert 96 Hightower, Jeffrey 107 Jacobs. Houston 96 Jain, Alex 195 ■ Kerbiscutt, Wes 91 Lash.Jared 101 Frieden. )amie 86 Graham, K.C. 89 HiU. Jason 90 ' Kestenbaum, Mike 102 Latchman. Dave 109 Friedman. Aaron 89 Granados. Ryan 105 Hillman, Jason 92 jamiLMonner 105 Kevane, Karl y 89 Lathrop. James 103 Fritz. Jeffrey Wheelard 92 Grande. Joel 92 Hinman,Margi 87 jeffery,Akilah 195 | Kha, My 197 Lau, Alice 201 Fujita. Akemia 86 Grandinelti. Pele 89 Hirsh,Juleby 100 Jensen, Kirsten 89 1 Khasigian, Kirk 91 Lau. Christina 88 Fuse. Mike 105 Green. Jeff 103 Hittleman, Kambria 89 jerath. Nikkil 93 | Killoran, Patrick Cody 92 Lau. Kevin 102 Fusilero. Allan 149 g 1 Greenberg. Thomas 102 Ho. David 102 Jeremy. Ron 91, 102J Kim, Glenn 101 Lavia. Tom 104 I 1 Gregory. Cria 87 Ho. Henry 100 Jesmok. Andy 107 ■ Kim, Hannah 86 Lavia. Toney 104 Gacad.Cathee 87 - Grigsby, Alfred 138,142.146 Ho. Jennifer 88 m Kim, Jeff 105 Le. Christina 86 Gaffney. Ian 91 Grisanti, Chris 107 Ho, Karen 87 Kim, Kenneth 105 Ledwith. Brian 102 Gafni.Adam 92 . Grisemer. Kent 102 Ho, Yuwynn 106 Kim, Lisa 86 Lee. Andy 102 Galaxides. Demetri 104 1 Groen. Chris 90 Hobbs, Theo 105 % Kim, Raymond 101 Lee. Ben 102 Galeota. German lOJ ' " " ■ Gromfin.Adam 96.109 Hoeksira, Dustin 108 Kim, Stephen 100 Gallegos. Todd 105 Gross. Adam 163 Hoffman. Joel 102 Kim, Steve 108 Gross. Benjamin 90.100 Hoffnew. John 108 Kimberger. Young 102 Grunes. Andy 102 Holmes. John 91 Kincaid. Mike 91 GudieLCIifor 101 Holt. Denver 91 King. Paul 106 Guerero. Jose 91 Holve, Taylor 105 Guich. Dan 107 Hom, Beatrice 86 Guillen. Steve 98 Hom. Brian 105 Guillen-|iron. Abel 98. 190 Homer. Donny 91 238 INDEX E. Benjamin 107 Lucero. Gabriela 86 McLoughlin. |on 92 Mori.Ai 83 Okumura. Kasumi 88 Pi Kappa Alpha 103 e. Bonnie 85 Luchini. Matt 99 McMahan. )ustin 104 Morris. Ben 106 Olazaba. jaview 102 Pi Kappa Phi 104 e. Bonny 88 Lucidi. Scott 96 McMahon. jeff 89 Morrison. Aaron 107 Oliver. Allison 87 Pierce. Brendan 91 e. Charles 102 Ludvik. Greg 100 McMasters. Nathan 89 Morrison. Cameron 106 Oliver. Donald io5 Pike. Melissa 87 =. Daniel 92 Ludwick. Brendan 100 McMullen. Sto 102 Moshman. Eli 92 Oliver, jack g6 Pike. Miles 91 =. Diane 86 Luk. Bonita 86 McMurtry. Megan 89 Moskowitz. Jake go Olson. Madelyn 8g Piken. Mike 101 ;. Diharl 100 Luny. Keith 104 McNeilLMatt 96 Moss. Ari 90 Olsson.Amy 87 PiUai. Ajaikumar 215 =. Elizabeth 87 Luo. Muller 86 McPartland. Kelly 85 Motlow. Lem 103 Olsson. Samantha 86 Pines, Alexander 64 ;, Francis 108 Lurie. Mattan 90 McPherson. Hunter 99 Motschall. Becky 85 Olvera. Veronica Pipkin. Robert 96 ;. leannie 86 Luu. Tiffany 88 Mead. Morgan 8g Mottler. Christopher 104 Navarrete 88 Pitman. Jonathan 107 . Michel 102 Ly. Hung 89 Medina. Max 92 Mozaffarian. Darius 92 Omite. Rod 101 Pollack. Noah 109 ;. Patti 85 Lynch. Mike 100 Medrano. Enriqueta 88 Muffie Binkley 84 Omma.joe 106 Pon. Ernesto 108 ;. Peter 102 Lynn. Christina 87 Meeker. Alena 86 Mullaney. Michael 96 One. John 105 Pondo. Justin gg !, Philip 96 Lynn.losh 90 Meeker. Jessica 86 Mullen. Brian tog O ' Reilly. Matt log Poohart. Toby 91 !. Roger 102 Lynn. William 107 Mehan. Niki 93 Mullhollard. Jesse 109 Orn. Scott g6 Poon. Brian 102 ;. Sang-Ho 101 Lyons. Christie 86 Meher. |ohn log Munoz. Zach 108 Orozco. Raul 98 Poon. Serena 8g !Sun 221 Lyons. Shawn 108 Mehta. Sheetal 87 Muro. Rob log Orpheus Allen 175 Pope. Matt 96 ' . Wayne 96 I MeiseL Michelle 89 Murphy. Dan 92 Orsini. Chris 91 Portocarrero. Cole 87 jaspi. lose 98 Ma. Ben 102 Jr 1 Meixer. Emily 87 Murray. Cameron 105 Orso. Albert 213 Posalski.jana 87 .Warren 96 Ma. Sharon f m 1 Mejia. Marc 102 Myers. Ben 109 Ortega. Alex 18 Poulios. Stephen 104 nkin.Todd 100 Mac. Annie 81 1 1 $ Melamud. Ori 89 « Ortiz. Lupe 100 PowelL Pete 109 )n. Maurlio 98 Macatangay. Ben 99 Melmed. Zare 103 Mj r Nadel. josh 92 Osaze. Wesley gg Powers. Lindsay 87 )n, Michael 96 MacOonald. Darren 91 Meltzer. Brock gi m i Nagarvala. Zubin 105 Osborn, Sam 105 Praetorius. Bobbie 87 ing. Debbie 85 Madan, Shalin 106 Mercer. Greg 91 f J Napolis. Sandino 109 O ' Shaughnesey. Pramov. Allison 89 )S. Rory 105 Madhani. Sean 93 Mercer. Lindsey 89 Nazario. Bryan 102 Mitch 104 Prater. Michael 104 cher. Kim 85 Madland. Michael 104 Merchant. Yvette 89 Nejae. Oliver 105 Oshtory. Shaheen 87 Price. Brennan g6 itia Wong 227 Madrigal Matt 96 Meyer. Drew 100 Nelson. Sarah 87 Ostasio. Sean 105 Price. Charles 101 ona. Balam 91 Mahler. David 107 Meyer. Nicole 89 Nesmith. Katie 89 O ' Sullivan. Kevin 100 Promes. Billy 108 ing. Catherine 203 Mahoney. Jennifer 87 Meyers. Ryan 103 Neufeld. David 90 Owens. Kelly 85 Prutow. |on 105 ine. Adam 103 Maihot. Andy 100 Michael. Dave 108 Newcomer. Lorian 8g Ozeri. Jessica 89 Psi Upsilon 94. 97 K y. Edgar 104 Main. Russell 102 Michelle. Ann NeweU. joey 106 OzieL Stacey 85 Pulido. Anna 85 X ■ y. Oren 90 Maito. Marco 106 Ongerth 87 NeweU. Summers 86 4 PurnelL Ross 99 I ■ vis. Brian 100 Major. Kristi 86 Michelli. Jessica 85 Newmeyer. Chris 100 Padilla. David 98 W 1 Wl vis. Elliot 96 Malekafzali. Moujan 85 Michels.jeff 90 Newton. Wayne 104 Paik. Hojoon 218 f , " Quarles. Greenfield 106 vis. Jeremy 90 Man.lon 107 MickaeL Brett 104 Ney. Keith 99 Paine. Thomas 103 Quintor. Erica 88 ■ Arthur 96 Manasse. Mark 102 Mickael. Tim 104 Ng. Nicholas 102 Palmer. Bob 103 jT ..M Karen 88 Mangano. Sarah 85 Mikhail. Andrew gi Ng. Nikki 88 Palotai.Ada 85 ■ Ra.jane 85 n. lames 102 Mann.jascn 109 Mikumo. Steve 102 Ngan. Prudence 85 Pani.john 109 H Raaz. Brandee 85 ng. Brandon 89 Manson.jeff 100 Milburn.jen 89 Ngo. Phu 105 Paraiso. Johanna 88 Rabedeaux. Paul 107 ng. David 106 Mar. Eugene 107 Millard. Molly 86 Nguyen. Hung 102 Pareno. Edelyn 88 Rabinovich. Aleksander 0. E| 104 Marlinez. Nando 105 Miller. Alan 108 Nguyen, Linda 85 Park. Chris 102 215 0. Ellen 86 Marano. Steve 96 Miller. |eff 109 Nicholas, Cory 105 Park. Haeyoun 88 Rados, Derek log O.Will 108 Marcias. Edgar 106 Milne. Ilene 86 Nichols, Ben 96 Park, jay 100 Rafati.Mo 102 cki. Brian 106 Marcus. |eff 109 Milner. Tanya 87 Nichols, Kevin 99 Parks. Nancy 87 Rajwan. Coby 92 ht.jill 87 Mariani. Natalie 89 Minegar. Heather 8g Nicholson, Blake 96 Parks. Sarah 87 Ramirez, lose g8 jerman. Mila 96 Marriott. Clif 105 MitchelL Alfred 148 Nicole, E. Sarabia- Parlen. Andrew 109 Rappaport. Mark 104 .Wendy 88 Martin. Brian 99 Mo. Carolyn 87 Rivera 86 Pasricha. Arvin 103 Rashidi.Sol 85 Ed 104 Martin. Dan 99 Mocci. lames 101 NikoLMongo 101 PateL Steve log Ratsamy. Shirley 88 Edward 89 Martinez. Frances 86 Mollner. Meredith 87 Nishida, Steve 92 Patrick. Tony 92 Rauchwerger. Adina 87 Eric 102 Martinez. Leo 105 Molnar. Derik 102 Noguera, David gg Patwardhan. Rauld. Antonia 102 Kelvin 101 Martins. |en 85 Moncada. Ed 106 Nord, Ryan 100 Dharanjay 100 Razzari. Alicia 8g. 152 Kirk 108 Marzion. Rachael 87 Moncada. Eric 106 North, Peter gi Peasley. Sean 89 Rebhun. Corrine 85 Lisa 86 Mast, Alex 109 Monroe, joe 105 Noryko, Michael 92 Pelz. Melissa 89 Reder.Aliza 87 Lylette 88 Mather. Dau 92 Montoya. Eduardo Pepito Nowfar. Sep 89 Pendergrass. Mike 92 Redford. Joseph 109 Sarah 87 Matin. Shahriar 102 90 Nutter. Travis 96,165 Penfold. Marlowe 85 Reding. Katie 87 de. Elton 90 Mattes. Elisabeth 85 Moon. Al 105 Peng. Sarita 85 Redwine. jack 103 le. |oe 101 Matthews. Chris 102 Moon. Joyce 86 Oblath, Elizabeth 85 Perez. Louis 101 Reed, josh 89 inoff. Gene 90 Matthews. Scott 101 Moonat. Shalabh 92 O ' Brien, Dyan 100 Perez. Tony 105 Regal. j.R. 105 nicz. Ben 109 Mattis.Aras 100 Mooney. Sean gi Obryan, Spenser 101 Perkins. |im 91 Rehrer. Matt 100 yd. Aaron 104 Mayfield. Keith 105 Moore. Aaron 99 O ' Callaghan, Chelsea 87 Perry. Alicia 133 Reid.Andy 100 yd. Eric 89 Mayle. Robert jr. 105 Moore. Akila 208 O ' Callahan, Alejandra 211 Perry. |ason 106 Reinke. Ted 100 yd. Rob 103 Mayorquin. jose 98 Moore. Mike 102 Ochoa. Thomas 89 Petersen. Ryan gi Reyes. Nate 104 Felix 91 Mazaroff. Diane 109 Moradi. Kiana 89 Oda. Michael lOO Peterson. Amanda 8g Reynard. Vern 109 Kenneth 101 McCain. Eric 105 Morales. Jaime 98 Oelschig. |on 89 Peterson. Brian 103 Richardson. Aimee eLAdam 90 McCallister.Tate 91 Morales. Jessica 85 Ogihara. Kaoru 87 Petke.Adam 161 A £i Ries. Ted 92 urto. |on 105 McCan. Doug 89 Morgalis. Paul 107 Ogus. Scott go Petruccelli. Justin g2 H f Rifenback. Rick 108 ge. Kristoph 96 McCandless.Tim 109 Morgan. Lynn 85 Oh. Kenneth 107 Pettus. |eff g5 J RigaL Jamie 91 ,anbil. Scott 104 McCart. Melanie 166.167 Morhardt. Duncan 92 Ohye. Maile 85 X Peyre. Christian gg ■ Rimei. lustin gg ez. Alisha 130,131 McCarthy. |amie 87 Okamoto. Scotty 102 I Pfaff, Chris 99 Ringold. Dan 90 )ez. Marc 102 McCauley. Max 106 1 Pham. Alex 105 Rios. Mitchell 98 ie. Ernest 101 McClaskey. Carrie 87 V Phi Delta Theta 102 Ripley. Carol 87 V Russell 101 Mffnu Sanrii fi Phi Kappa Tau 102 Philbrick. Thomas 108 Rivera. Mark 105 Roark. Nathan 99 ve. lason 105 McEachern. Lisa 89 d. Kelly 89 McGavin. Shooter 91 Phillips. Kate 89 Robbins. Lindsay 87 David 105 McGibbon. Bruce 92 Phippen. D. 104 Roberts. Brian 92 Jsen.Adam 92 McGinnis. Dominic 100 McGlynn. Ellen 87 Mel ntyre. Alex 105 McKee. Gregg 108 Phippen. Mike 104 Pi Alpha Phi 102 Pi Beta Phi 89. 104 INDEX 239 Roberts. Wes 92 Schroeder. Tec 108 Singh. Kamal Tang. Eric 102 Veronica Tabor 85 Williams. Katie 89 Robertson. Schultz. Emil 91 Randlawa 93 Tang. Linda 85 VerSmells. Herby 104 Williams, Stephen 105 Catherine 86 Schupp, Clayton 89 Sioukas.Alex 219 Tarantino, Bill 108 Viceberg, Eric 99 Willis, Aida 227 Rabies. Eduardo 98 Schwartz. Mike 90 Sirola, Jason 90 Tarasen, Danielle 89 Villase-nor. Efren 90 Wilson, Heather 86 Rodarakls. George 99 Schweifler. Aaron 91 Sketeris, Jeffrey 107 Taron, Josh 91 Villegas. Fermin 89 Winkler, Cole 104 Rodrigues. Brandon 92 Scott. Alison 219 Slater. Kelly 87 Tashiro, Damien 101 Virgo. David 106 Winton, Matthew 102 Rodriguez. Daniel 92 Scribner, Carrie 89 Sleeven, Alex 109 Tate, John 90 Virpaetf. Lexi 105 Witt. Jesse 92 Rodriguez. Eric 101 Seaborg. Glenn T 64.65 Slobin, Adan 100 Tatikian, Tina 89 Visher.Alex 85 Wold. Andrew 104 Rodriguez. Russel 102 Shae. Gregory 100 Slowik. Adam 92 Taub. Ethan 106 Volken, Todd 96 Wolfe. Jason 103 Rodriguez. Ryan 92 Shah.Amit 108 Smernes. Jennifer 86 Taylor. Alex 91 Voltattorni. Jennifer 87 Won. Albert 126 Rodsky, Seth 91 Shanks, Casey 86 Smith. Brodie 102 Taylor. Brynn 85 Von Der Heiden. Kristean 106 Wong. Alan 227 Roffe. Nico 102 Shapira. Marek 109 Smith, Jerry 103 Taylor. Eric 101 Von Hartitzsch. Alisa 152.153 Wong. Alex 227 Rojanakialhavorn, Shapley. Aaron 157 Smith, Jesse Matt Taylor. Josh 108 Vorhis, Jim 89 Wong. Andy 102 Vicki 87 Sharatz. Steve 101 Sacks 109 Tendall. Kris 101 Vu. Jackie 86 Wong. Cliff 102 Romas. Jaime 86 Shaughnessy. Dee Dee Smith. Josh 91 Tepper. Jaimee 89 Vuong, Jenny 86 Wong. Gordon 102 Romero. Henry 99 89 Smith, Zach 91 Terraciano, Jeff 102 Vuong, Khanh 90 Wong, Kevin 101 Romero. Regro 98 Shek. Aaron 89 Smithers. Juston 90 Terry-Lloyd, Simon 91 f 1 Wong, Sabrina 88 Rose.Alana 217 Sheldon, Steven 92 Snook. Mike 100 Tessieri. Daniel 104 Wada, Beau 1° 1 ■ i Wong. Tamiko 86 Rosenbaum.jason 90 Shen, Mary 85 Snyder. Nate 99 Tha. Jeff 102 Wagle. Karina 87| | Woodward. Brent 91 Rosenbaum. Scott 92 Shenefelt. George 92 Solomon, John 106 Tham.Victon lOi Wagner-Porter. Krislopher 107 Wu. Emily 86 Rosenfeld. Matt 99 Shepweiler, Buddy 100 Sondhi,Jav 89 Theta Chi 107 Waide. Steve 105 Wu. Eric 96 Roshensky. Max 90 Sheridan. Ted 104 Soni Johnson 195 Theta Delta Chi 108 Walbury. Bret 103 Wu. Gordon 90 Rosner. Supria 87 Shi. Livia 85 Sonsini. Alison 87 Theta Xi 108 Walden. Christina 89 Wu. Nelson 102 Ross. |ason 99 Shih. HsunYi 219 Sopieker, Nevin 109 Thomas. Ajit 23 Walker, Damon 108 Wu, Peter 89 Ross. Kyle 99 Shim. Dan 102 Soriano. Karen 83, 221 Thorig, Kris 87 Walker, Hubert 92 Wun, Patrick 106 Rossi. Steve 92 Shing. Leon 102 Soriano. Liza 83. 221 Thornton. Sarah 89 Walker. Tyler 109 Wuo, Jeff 106 Roth. Tom 109 Shiohira. Masa 107 Sotelo. Aaron 89 Tihbits. Stephanie 87 Wang. Andy 90 Wylie, Kirk 107 Rothbard, Jeremy 109 Shoji. Timothy 103,109 Solelo, Amadis 92 Tien, Chang-Lin 11,60,64 Wang, Annie 85 Wynn Wilcox 225 Rolhman. Dov 99 Sibley, Colin 109 Spannagel, John 89 Ting. Howard 102 Wang, Ben 91 A i Rubelo. Eddie 91 Sibug. Joanne 89 Spencer, Philip 92 Ting, Jeffrey 107 Wang, Christine 88 Yamamolo, Jason 102 Rucker. Brian 105 Sidberry. Dennis 102 Spike. Hillary 87 To. Albert 223 Wang, Jeff 102 1 j Yang, Albert 101 Rudnew. Lanny 102 Sidebotham. Sprenkel, Stacey 89 Todaro, James 96 Wang, Stacey 86 V Yang, Andy 104 Runes. Krista 89 Stephanie 85 Stanley, Jennifer 85 TopoL Samantha 89 Wang, Steve 104 J Yang. Isaac 105 Rupert Tagnipes 221 Siegel, Amnon 100 Stasio, Sean 105 Torrez. Monica 87 Wang, Tiffany 88 Yang. Jenny 85 Russell. Ryan 103 Siegel, Tyler 92 Steele, Jeremy 96 Toth. Brende 104 Want, Johnny 108 r Yao. Jen 87 Russow. lennifer 86 Sigala. Rodrigo 98 Steep, Paul 91 Toy. Elaine 86 Ward, Alexis 87 Yee. Allan 229 Ryan. Drew 105 Sigei, Nina 85 Steffen, Jenny 87 Traeger, Jay 99 Warnke. Sara 85 Yee, Eric 105 Ryan. Eric 105 Sigma Alpha Epsi- Stein, Damon 109 Tran. Bao 108 Warren. Michelle 88 Yeh. Wendy 88 V Ion 104 Stein, Josh 103 Tran. Francis 102 Warren-Mordichai. Jaime 103 Yep. Sandy 86 Sablok.Sumit 93 y Sigma Alpha Mu 102, ' tpnhpn IT QO Trimhio AnHrp;i ftT Watanabe, Scott 102 Yeremian. Dave 90 jicUilcrli, l.l. yz IllrrlUlt:, MllUlcd 0 Sage. Aaron 104 1 105 Stephens, Lane 109 Tsadik. Ron 109 Watkinston. Jane 85 Yeung. Chris 101 Saini. Inderpreet 93 Sigma Chi 88, 105 Stern, Bo 102 Tsai, Allen 102 Weare, Jon 91 Ying, Yvonne 87 Sakai. Daniel 90 Sigma Kappa 87 Stern, Peter 103 Tsai, Jason 106 Weber, Ryan 107 Yip, Victor 105 Sakamoto, Eddie 96 Sigma Mu 92 Stinchfield, Todd 96 Tseng, Wanru 88 Wee, Joy 87 Yong. Esther 88 Sakamoto, Jason 105 Sigma Nu 76, 77,78,106 Stitzer, Matthew 96 Tsujimou, Kohei 102 Weeger, Kris 103 Yoo, David 105 Saketkhoo. Ramin 105 Sigma Omicron Pi 88 Stoek, Julia 89 Tsuyoshi Sugiyama 221 Weiss. Max 99 Yoo, John 105 Salcedo. Rodrigo 92 Sigma Phi Epsilon 98, Stone, Matt 103 Tu.Judy 86 Wellins. Barry 89 York. Rob 90 Salman. Jeff 91 106 Stoney, Reve 91 Tuazano, Maryanne 87 Wellins, Brian 89 Youatt. Rafi 102 Salter. Steve 100 Sigma Pi 107 Strickland. Chad 107 Tuazon. Ritchie 108 Weltin, Dave 109 Young, Mark 101 Sampson. Jeremy 96 Sigma Pi Alpha 88 Strobel. Dave 91 Tucker, Kevin 109 Wen, Bruce 105 Youssoufian. Ed- Sandhu. Harminder 102 Silva, jaview 107 Stuart, Rebecca 89 Tunick. Michael 96 Wenck, Tyler 92 ward 102 Sandoc. Emma 85 Silva, Romesh 105 Studebaker, Shane 106 Tunney. Adrienne 87 WendelL Eli 109 Yu.Jim 90 Santiago, Gabe 108 Silva, Steve 90 Stumpf, Damien 108 West, Demian 96 Yu, Susan 86 Sanzo, Michelle 87 Silvas, Luis 98 Su, Jonathon 102 » £ Ulrich. Adrienne 80 Westley. Alan 106 Yuan. Sharon 86 Sardjono. Maya 86 Silveira, Chantelle 85 Su, Susun 87 ■ M Ulrich. Clint 96 Whang, Derek 106 Yuan. Teresa 86 Sarmiento. Joseph 89 Silvera, Jason 109 Sueuer.Alex 162,163 V ' 1 Umansky. Jeff 91 White, Andrew 91 Yuen-Wan Ma 205 Sarpangal. Deepak 104 Silver, Alex 157 Suh, Jenny 88 W r Ures. Heather 86 White, Bob 92 Yuja. Jennifer 87 Sasso. Marcos 91 Simmons, Scott 96 Suh, Michelle 85 White, Devin 107 Yungling, Scott 91 Saudoval. Christo- Simon. Raffi 106 Sullivan, Mike 89 Valdejuenza. White, Heather 87 pher 90 Simons, Matt 109 Summers, Stephen 109 Neilson 92 Whiteley, Patrick Sg J Zajfen, Julian 109 Sauer. Chaz 99 Simpfenderfer. Jeff 105 Sun, Leslie 86 Valihluck, Vicky 86 Wickland.Josh 104 r Zaman, Adnan 89 Saunders, jimmy 103 Simpson, Michael 104 Sundraram, Bharat 105 Van. Bryan 102 Wierzbicki. Agnes 80 Zatulovsky. Vlad 89 Savelle. Kristen 89 Sin, Wingee 88 Sutherland, Taylor 91 VanBeekum, Brandon Wiggins. Maceo 92 Zelano, Corinna 87 Scanzon. Graham 109 Sing. Cynthia 86 Swede, Jenefer 87 106 Wilcox. Tim 91 Zeltser. Alex 92 Scaramella. Peter 104 Singer, Paul 89 Szarvis. Tamas 109 VanAckeren, John 89 Williams. Ali 80 Zerfas.Jen 89 Schaad. Kristy 87 Singh, Jesse 92 Sze. Joseph 102 VanStavern. Tom 89 Wilkison. Brett 96 Zeta Beta Tau 83. 109 Schmidt. Brad 103 Szprynger, Pablo 100 VarnelL Chris Nick Williams. Barry 103. 104 Zeta Psi 109 Schneider. Michael 108 Vitro 104 Williams. Glenn 91 Zhou. Lu 89 Schofield. Billy 108 Tabibnia. Shahrooz 90 Vasquez. Aaron 89 Zimring, Jason 107 Schrank. N. 104 Tahir. Jamil too Veed. Dah 96 Zippin. Saul 108 Takagi, Jim 104 Veeh. Elese 87 Ziser, Malt 91 Tarn, Alan 221 Venegas, Tomas 98 Zlotkowski,Malt 92 Tam. Alfred 92 Ventura. Walter 105 Zweben, Marissa 89 Tam. Eric 101 Verma.Akshay 102 ZweibeLAlyssa 89 Tan. Angelin 88 j 1 Tan. Christina 86 _ 1 Tan, John 89 ' f 1 Tanakalsubo, Heidi 851 W 240 INDEX 1 1 - Cover f r 1 i r Y ir% i ' ri " ar Cal " uses PMS 8221; other cove 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 III type uses 540: duotones use 540 an V- V 1 ' VJ vjk t t 11 3935 in 100% color and 50% black; background tint is 4545; rollercoat ■ finish. Endsheets i l TO c " at Cal " is gloss varnished. Colors Vl J t[ repeated from cover. Advertising % Call (510) 642-8247 for rate card and deadline intormation. J Typography Intotext (FontFont); Jenson (Adob e). Adviser ' s note As usual, the statt roster only covers Editor-in-Chief Cathy Leung Senior Photography T t 1 ' T 1 T ork the main players. Others, without Layout Editor Brie Mazurek Lauren Studios. Rochester, New Y whose support we would languish. Photo Editor Sean Mahon Custom Color Enlargements deserve a mention. Thanks to Paul Life Editor Stephanie Sato Custom Process, Berkeley, Calif. Bilgore ot Lauren Studios, Jane Currents Editor Cathy Leung Roehrig with Hertt Jones, and Heller Academics Editor Cathy Leung Hardware staff and their student super, -isors. Greeks Editor Karen Soriano Power Macintosh computers. Nan monitors, LaserMaster Unit)- 1800 XL-O and Hewlett Packard Laser 4MP printers. Xavie Hernandez and Cheryl Pascual. And a special thanks to Jan Crowder, Ottice ot Student Affairs director, tor her relentless encouragement. Sports Editor Rihan Javid Seniors Editor Kelly Tung Assistants Weber Shih (photo) Elizabeth D ' Oleivera (Greeks) Software Adobe PageMaker 6.0; Adobe Photoshop 3.0.5. In the stratosphere beyond special thanks belong Brie Mazurek and Cathy Leung, without whom there Writers Donald Jhung (Greeks) Traci Brown leannie Lee Printer would be a skip in the Blue and Gold archives. Erie ' s keen eye helped meet one goal this year tor an original, clean J Sharon Smith Hertt Jones Layout Staff Allen Chen 6015 Travis Lane Harold Yun Shawnee Mission, KS 66202 design. Even during her interview in September, she said she was not one Photographers Anthony Chang Sales to give up. Indeed, she tin ished the Kenneth Ishida Limited copies of this edition are job and did so bcautituU) ' . Diana Judith jine available lor $46 (includes domestii John Lin shipping and handling; internation please add $5). All orders must be accompanied with payment (mone j| As did Cathy. How many trips from L.A. did you make over the summer? Cheryl Pascual All shopping aside, Cathy is simply a Kathleen Weng will be refunded tor sold-out cditio i j dedicated leadet who possesses the Business Manager EJ Liao Allow two weeks tor delivery. rarest of assets, a craze tor comple- Budget Manager Victor Chen tion. With help from Traci Brown, Ad Manager Allen Chen Back Issues the previous year ' s editor, the summer ced work sessions got the job done. Adviser George Stilabower Books trom 1987 to present are pr as above tor this edition. The 1986 and earlier editions are $54 (includes And speaking of Traci, congratula- domestic shipping and handling; tions to her and the 1996 staff tor international, please add $5). earning Columbia Scholastic Press Association ' s Silver Crown, which the three of us (Cathy was design editor in 96) picked up in New York in March. (Too much shopping and one great memorable evening at Carmine ' s.) The best to all ot )ou. 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