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J 20 05 m UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY 2005 BLUE GOLD, VOLUME 131 a ? ' ♦ r y B ■ : k£ W 2 I I I r A ». i u f r .♦» «ft- _ f T -2 f ' ■ ! ' tff - ni. - ' f -, i - •111 1 Hit . A- •T iir- ■ ' mM " Aj - ' 1 4 I • CONTENTS I FEATURES I ACADEMICS . ORGANIZATIONS ,112 SENIORS 152 ATHLETICS 194 GREEKS ,( m,uulllllllll§f!9i»m IllllUlt fe i ■ w ' i ' V • uy ' ■» » ' ■V The -Not My Multicultural Center- banner expresses students ' stance against the renaming of Heller lounge to a multicultural center. Heller Lounge is only a temporary space for more to come in future years. Students from TWLF (Third World Libera- tion Front) and other groups watch a video and hear from speakers on the historic and present demands for a multi- cultural center at the University. Student art and writing hang from the walls in the multicultural center express- ing individuals ' feelings on diversity and multiculturalism. as well as notes and demands to the University. L iJ.i.J :iS ki DEMAND DIVERSITY by Josefina Alvarez Diversity at UC Berkeley has been an important issue, if not controversial. Students of color have fought for basic units within the University, resulting in a long and aggressive struggle. In the 1960 ' s and again in the 1990 ' s, these struggles were brought before the Chancellor ' s office. However, both attempts at getting a multicultural center on campus were thwarted by bureaucracy. This year, the demands resurfaced and resulted in allocating the space in Heller Lounge as the Multicultural Center. In 1999 students protested and had hunger strikes to have their voices heard about maintaining the few accomplishments of the 60 ' s one being Ethnic Studies Department at the UC Berkeley Campus. The demands of the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), which comprised of student organizers, community members and supporters, jumpstarted an organization proposing to the Chancellor direct actions to help improve injustices. The student organization, which began in 1969, teamed up with other groups for direct action, such as Asian American Political Alliance (AAPA), Mexican-American Student Confederation (MASC), and Afro-American Student Union (AASU). The TWLF grew to fight exclusively for the following demands in 1999: Establishment of a Third World College with four departments; Minority persons be appointed to administrative, faculty and staff positions at all levels in all campus units; Admission, financial aid, and academic assistance for minority students: work-study positions for minority students in minority communities and on high school campuses; Minorities be allowed to control all minority-related programs on campus; and No disciplinary action against student strikers. These 1999 demands were to be accomplished within a five-year period headed up by a committee appointed by the Chancellor. It was understood that $100,000 per year for five years was to be allocated to an institute of race and gender studies and that $90,000 for student recruitment efforts was to also be placed aside for Recruitment and Retention Centers and Ethnic Studies Department. A temporary space for a multi- cultural student center eventually found a permanent home in location of the renovation of lower Sproul and a mural by Ethnic Studies also found its humble abode in Barrows Hall. The TWLF worked to entitle students to a full procedure through the Code of Conduct to which a committee assigned to review the progress of this agreement every six months and to recommend action to assure its implementation. One of the demands strongly pushed in this past academic year was the multicultural center. Outgoing Chancellor Berdahl was pressured with the timeline and left funding to the ASUC, which allocated the space in Heller Lounge on the 2nd floor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union. Heller Lounge is in the ASUC Student Union, which gives the opportunity for the ASUC to control this space. ASUC recently met to agree on the Memo of Understanding, which comprised of frequent discussions into hours of the night on topics ranging from the appropriate name of the center to when the contract ends. TWLF and supporters do not recognize this space as the Multicultural Center, and the staff still do not call it Multicultural Center. It is still referred to as Heller Lounge, with multicultural events put on by Multicultural Student Development offices. This temporary station Is only phase two. Phase three is putting a permanent multicultural center Incoming Chancellor Birgeneau has met with various groups including TWLF, bridges, and the Multicultural Student Development offices to have more insight and input regarding this space. ASUC has agreed to extend this space open for event until mid-fall semester. Birgeneau ' s staff is already planning for phase three of this project. r- PTil Not Bf • by Tiffany Thornton This year marked the fortieth an- niversary of a turbulent period from which UC Berkeley acquired its liberal legacy. The Free Speech Movement erupted on campus at the end of the Civil Rights Movement in 1964. During this time, students rebelled against the administration and initiated pub- lic discourse through large protests, sit-ins, and demonstrations to defend free speech. The University prepared a week-long celebra- tion to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement The administration, no longer the adversary that it once was, had an integral role in planning the eight days of events hononng the movement it once tried to quell Karen Kenney, the Dean of Students, said, " We ' re excited and proud of the history of the FSM. What it accomplished was very important (or the campus and the country it clarified that students and individuals have the right to express themselves " However, although the administration has made attempts to incorporate the Free Speech To those who frequent the Free Speech Movement Caf4 In MamtfuDrinnne efforts of Mano Savio are memorialized on the walls of the entrance However, dedicating a campus commercial space to the move- ment was met with controversy at first Movement into its history, some veterans and students believe that the turn-around by the University and the police may only be su- perficial. However, this might run contrary to Chancellor Robert Birgeneau ' s statement on October 8th at a Friday noon rally, " We have to be vigilant from the left and the right and allow people to hold opinions that are highly controversial. " " It doesn ' t seem that the administration has changed since the 60s, " said Michael Ross- man, President of the Free Speech Movement Archives, who actively participated in the movement as a graduate student ' The admin- istration is happy to rhetorically approve the FSM, but is not happy to approve any but the most innocuous kinds of student activism. " The police patrol car that then-sophomore Bettina Aptheker once stood on and a symbol of police authority to the 2.000 students who gathered around it was on loan from the UC Po- lice Department (or the noon rally on Friday Former presidential candidate Howard Dean, Associated Students o( the University o( California (ASUC) President Misha Leybov- ich, veterans o( the Free Speech Movement, including Aptheker and Assemblywoman Jackie Goldberg (D, Los Angeles), stood atop a platform erected behind the vehicle. When Leybovich spoke, he had Converse sneakers in his hand, mimicking the actions of Mario Savio and other movement leaders from four decades ago. " The fact that the administration has part- nered with the FSM Archives to celebrate the past and bring awareness important issues o( today demonstrates that they really learned (orm the administrations mistakes in the 60s and is committed to help foster student activ- ism, " Leybovich said. Planning the week-long celebration was a difficult task, as administrators, students, and movement veterans were trying to determine how to best honor the spirit of student activism 40 years ago. For example, several student lead- ers objected to using a police car in the rally. " It represents police brutality and is offensive to many communities, especially communities of color, " said CalSERVE Senator Dena Takrun. But despite weeks o( planning by the ASUC. movement veterans, and the adminis- tration, the events geared toward students did not draw the crowds that had been antici- pated. In (act, only one student showed up to Thursday ' s panel of Free Speech Movement veterans who discussed how they organized the movement. Wednesday ' s Mario Savio Memorial lecture by columnist Molly Ivins packed Zellerbach Hall, but mostly with move- ment veterans. " People are unlikely to miss class to go to another class, " said Leybovich, who helped organize the events. On the other hand, attendance at the noon rally on Friday, which featured Dean, was roughly 3,000 people, which far exceeded the organizers ' expectations. " It went well beyond what we had hoped it would be, " said Leybovich, regarding the noon rally. " We had high hopes for it, but it ' s always a nagging worry of ' Do students care? ' But the people that were here were engaged. " When Dean began his speech on Sproui, the rally took on an anti-Bush tone. " I want a president of the United States that ' s going to welcome every single American into the American family, " Dean said. Dean cited his own quick rise to the top of the presidential primaries as a result of grass- roots organization and campaign contribu- tions from the Internet and urged students to use their power to bring a new era of democ- racy to America. " There was another lesson that arose from this place 40 years ago. And that is ordinary people can make an enormous difference - the only thing that holds you back is you believe you can ' t, " Dean said to the enthusiastic crowd. But the enthusiasm quickly waned. After Dean ' s speech, the crowed cleared out. with most students not hearing the speeches by Bob Kearney and Tony Serra from the ACLU. A plausible reason for this may be that many of the students who attended the rally did not do so to celebrate Mario Savio ' s historical speech and rally but to hear Dean speak. THE FREE SPEi JAMES K. MOFFIT UNDERGRAODATE LIBRARY • «; ; . Some students felt the speakers at the event were too partisan. " I did find it disappointing that so much of it was Bush bashing and Patriot Act bashing. " said Amaury Gallais. president of Berkeley Col- lege Republicans. " It didn ' t have to be politi- cally oriented. It could have been about free speech and the importance of voting. " Becca Cramer, co-president of the Berkeley ACLU agreed. " I was surprised. As a represen- tative of a nonpartisan group that co-spon- sored it. I was a little upset, " she said. The patrol car in Sproui Plaza was adorned on Friday with a life-size photograph Jack Weinberg, who was arrested in 1 964 for ta- bling in front of Sproui Hall. " I think some people probably went into it thinking we were going to rekindle student activism just like the way it was. " said Lee Felsenstein. a movement veteran. " But that is silly because the world isn ' t like it was. " •A M I ' IF Jr. ,kk. W ' T ;r _i Most students at the Free Speech Movement Caf6 are just looking (or a quick bite to eat or a place to study But the caf« IS filled with memorabilia from the Free Speech Movement On the walls hang photographs of mass protests and newspaper articles from 1964 cover the tables The cal6 honors the movement that shook the campus and estab- lished Its liberal reputation At the grand opening of the ca(« in 2000. linking it to the Free Speech Movement was criticized Staff, students, and alumni, including veterans of the movement, criticized the cat as selling out the Free Speech Movement They claimed It was commercialized free speech and argued the Univer- sity was inconsiderate of the values the activists of the time stood for Then-Chancellor Robert Berdahl received many angry letters from staff and alumni, condemning the com- mercialization of the Free Speech Movement ■The cat , to be operated to serve as a commercial enter prise rather than a social, political enterprise, seems to n e unfair and not proper, " said Michael Rossman. a veteran of the rrxwement and member of the caf planning committee The srmd openmg ol the caf« was nterrupted with outbursts from student protesters Three students m gas masks, who were protesting the lack of organic foods w campus cafes, took the n crophone and sprayed mock pesttcides into the crowd However. Stephen Silberstein, who donated $1 .3 millton to build the caf6. said he wanted students to have a connec- tion to the Free Speech Movement ' I thought It was a good idea to have a memorial to Mario Savio and the Free Speech Movement m ttw center of campus. ' satd Siltwrstein. Plans were being made this year for additional seatmg on the terrace of the cafA. In a decision reached in late Sep- temtwr. offtcials chose to add seating under the overhangs of the terrace and to add bar-style seats along the west er d of the terrace In order to accommodate the large mid-day crowd of students One Nation (In)divisible? fAinzim»ydtLii»itit itz wtiiti iit ' iti creates division in the nation by Stephanie Pace The 2004 presidential election between republican President George W. Bush and his democratic rival Senator John Kerry came out with a republican win. Bush was inaugurated to a second four-year term on Thursday, January 20, 2005 Bush became the first candidate since his father — George W. Bush, who won the election in 1988 — to receive over 50% of the popular vote. This year ' s election also marked the seventh consecutive election in which the Democratic Committee failed to reach that threshold. At least 12 million more votes were cast than in the 2000 election, which both parties and their allies attributed to the intensity of the division between he candidates and partly to extensive voter registration and publicity. The large turnout enabled each major- party candidate to set a record Bush received the largest number of votes of any Presidential candidate in U.S. history. Kerry also received more votes than any candidate in the previous U.S. election, but still was not enough for a win; Bush won with the smallest margin of victory of a sitting president in U.S. history in terms of the percentage of the popular vote Specifically Bush received 2.5% more than Kerry; the closest previous margin won by a sitting President was 3.2% for Woodrow Wilson in 1916 In terms of absolute number of popular votes, his victory margin was approximately 3 million votes, which was the smallest of any sitting President since Harry S Truman in 1 948. Furthermore, more votes were cast for candidates other than the winner than In any previous us presidential elections As in 2000, electoral votes split along sharp geographical lines: the west coast, northeast, and most of the Great Lakes region for Kerry, and the southeast, Great Plains, and the IVIountain states for Bush. Minor- party candidates received many fewer votes, dropping from a total of 3.5 percent in 2000 to approximately 1 percent. The election marked the first time an incumbent president was re- elected while his political party Increased its numbers in both houses of Congress since Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the 1936 election. The Republican Party increased its majorities In both houses of Congress. The members of the Electoral College formally voted on December 13, 2004. On January 6, 2005, when Congress met for the official counting of the electoral votes, democratic congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones and senator Barbara Boxer made an official objection of the counting of Ohio ' s electoral votes. As a result, the House and Senate separately debated the inclusion of Ohio ' s votes. Within four hours of the objection, however, the last effective challenge to the election results ended, when the Senate voted 74-1 and the House voted 267-31 to reject the challenge to Ohio ' s votes. In the final accepted count. Bush received 286 electoral votes, and Kerry received 251 For Vice President, 286 votes went to Bush ' s running mate, Dick Cheney and 252 to Edwards. Even if Congress had voted to reject Ohio ' s 20 electoral votes, the outcome would have been the same. The 518 valid votes cast instead of 538, the majority necessary for election by the Electoral College under the Twelfth Amendment would have been 260 votes, which Bush and Cheney, each with 266. would have reached. While the Bush-Cheney and Kerry-Edwards tickets ran in every state and the District of Columbia, Ralph Nader, although Initially running as an independent, was listed in several states as the Reform Party candidate, the Populist Party candidate, the Better Life Party candidate, or the PEC candidate In other states he was no a candidate because he did not meet the requirements in those states for ballot access. The Reform Party endorsed him; however, he did not meet the requirements in those states for ballot parties, and in many states wtiat used to be the Reform Party is now the America First Party. which did not endorse Nader On September 18, 2004, the Florida Supreme Court ordered that Nader be included on the ballot in Florida for the election. Florida is a swing state that was the subject of much controversy in the previous election. As a result, some states sent a different number of electors to the U.S. Electoral College, since the number of electors allotted to a state is equal to the sum of the number of Senators and Representatives from that state. Before the outcome of the election, some supporters of democratic presidential candidate John Kerry were concerned that the I independent candidacy of Ralph Nader would split the vote against the incumbent, thus allowing Republican presidential candidate George W Bush to win the 2004 election. Many democrats blame Ralph Nader for splitting the vote in the 2000 presidential election when he ran as the candidate of the Green Party. Such splits are of particular concern because most states assign the presidential electors they send to the Electoral College, to the candidate with the most votes, even if those votes are less than 50 percent of the total votes cast — in such a situation, a relatively small number of votes can make a very big difference While Ralph Nader and the Green Party ultimately supported replacing the Electoral College with direct popular elections, both have also assigned that states instead use instant-runoff voting to select their presidential electors, which would partially address the issue of vote splitting Opponents of Ralph Nader ' s candidacy often referred to vote splitting as the spoiler effect Some voters who preferred Ralph 26 Democrat Howard Dean, the Governor of Vermont, speaks at the FSM@40 rally on October 1 1 . 2004 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement- Dean addressed political issues concerning the nation and urged students to make their voice heard. Nader ' s positions over John Kerry ' s voted for John Kerry to avoid splitting the vote against the incumbent, claiming to be choosing the " lesser of the two evils. " These voters often used slogans such as, " anybody but Bush, " and a " vote for Nader is a vote for Bush. " A group of people who supported Nader in 2000 have released a statement, entitled Vote to Stop Bush, urging support for Kerry-Edwards in swing states. Bush had preliminary leads of less than 5 percent of the vote in only four states, but even in Iowa, Nevada and New Mexico had all eventually gone to Kerry, a Bush win in Ohio would have been created a 269-269 tie in the Electoral College, resulting in the House of Representatives voting to decide the winner, with each state, regardless of its population, casting one vote. The upper Midwest bloc of Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin is also notable, casting a sum of 27 electoral votes. However, all the swing states are important. The following is a list of states considered swing states in the 2004 elections by most news organizations and which candidate they actually went for. Because the U.S electoral law is largely state law, individual US states could refuse to allow the to observe the elections on various grounds: for instance, a stat law may require observers to be registered voters from the area A ballot initiative in Colorado, known as Amendment 36, would have changed the way in which the state apportions its electoral votes Rather than assigning all 9 of the state ' s electors to the candidate with a plurality of popular votes, under the amendment Colorado would have assigned presidential elects proportionally to the statewide vote count, which would be a unique system (Nebraska and Maine assign electoral votes based on vote totals within each congressional district). The amendment ultimately failed, receiving only 34% of the vote. Election watchers and political analysts forecasted a number of contested election results in a manner similar to the Florida voting recount of 2000. In Florida, for example, multiple lawsuits were filed even before the election, but few observers expected any of them to change the official result that Bush had outpolled Kerry by roughly 400.000 votes. As of the morning of November 3. the deciding state in the electoral vote count was Ohio, where Bush held a 136,000-vote lead. The Republican Part declared victory on the afternoon of November 3rd Two of the third-party candidates, Badnarik and Cobb, cooperated in requesting a recount of the Ohio vote. The Congressional Democrats who objected to the counting of Ohio ' s electoral votes relied on part on information about voting irregularities provided by observers working for the Cobb campaign After the election, some sources have reported early Indications of possible data irregularities and systematic flaws during the voting process. Although the overall result of the election was not challenged by the Kerry campaign, third-party presidential candidates David Cobb and Michael Badnarik obtained a recount in Ohio. In the January 6 House of Representatives vote at the official counting of the electoral votes, the motion to reject Ohio ' s electoral votes was supported by 31 Democrats. 178 Republicans. 88 Democrats and one Independent opposed it. Not voting were 52 Republicans and 80 Democrats Four people elected to the House had no yet taken office, and one seat was vacant. When the Senate rejected a similar motion, only its maker. Senator Boxer, supported it with 74 Senators opposed and 25 not voting During the debate, not on Senator, either Democrat or Republican, argued that the outcome of the election should be changed by either court challenge or re-vote. Thailand was one of many coiyitries in the region hit hard by the destructive tsubami The local and international rescue crews worlfed passionately to restore their country. Because There ' s HOPE. by Anil Daryani When she went from this Earth, there were no tears. No one saw her leave, but to my heart she was dear She was swept away by the sands of time. In the instant in which she became Yours and not mine. I awoke from this dream, And let out a scream, I had to pinch myself to see, That this was not what could be. I had dreamt a dream that was not real. At least not real for me, but it ' s effects I could still feel. I dreamt of losing my mother, And searching for another. But lost she was, for she had been taken from this Earth, Taken from me, as quickly as she had been given to me at Birth, I let out a sigh, and breathed a bit a relief. That this was not the life of me. and I could still hold to my belief. That no matter what happens today, I will be okay Because there ' s hope that tomorrow will be better. The 2004 Indian Ocean undersea earthquake occurred at 7:58 am on December 26, 2004. The earthquake caused a tsunami that was among t he deadliest disasters in modern history At magnitude of 9.0, the earthquake is the fourth largest since 1900 and the largest since the 9.2 magnitude Good Friday Earthquake off Alaska in 1 964. The earthquake originated in the Indian Ocean just north of the Simeulue island, off the western coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia The resulting tsunami devastated the shores of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, South India, Thailand, and other countries with waves up to 30 m (1 00 feet) high. It caused serious damage and deaths as far as the east coast of Africa, with the fur- thest recorded death due to the tsunami occur ring at Port Elizabeth in South Africa, 8,000 km (5,000 miles) away from the epicenter An estimated 228,000 to 310,000 are thought to have died as a result of the tsunami and still the count is not definitive. The earth- quake was Initially reported as 6.8 on the Rich- ter scale The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) estimated it at 8 5 shortly after the earthquake. In February 2005, some scientists estimated it was actually 9.3, but the United states Geological Survey (USGS) has so far not changed its estimate of 9 0, according to New Scientist. The center of the main earthquake was at the extreme western end of the Ring of Fire, an earthquake belt that accounts for 81 percent of the world ' s largest earthquakes. The earthquake Itself, apart from the tsunami, was felt as far away as Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Myanmar Thailand, Singapore, and the Maldives The earthquake, being unusually large in geographical extent, was estimated 1200 km (750 miles) of fault line slipped about 15 m (50 ft) along the subduction zone where the India Plate dives under the Burma Plate As well as the sideways movement between the plates, the seabed is estimated to have risen by sev- eral meters, triggering devastating tsunami waves. The largest aftershock was 7 i off the DEVASTATION by Stephanie Pace The tsunami left many beach fronts devastated, ripping out roads and buildings. The total cost of the damage may never be known Nicobar Islands. Coincidentally, the earthquake struck almost exactly one year (to the hour) after the magnitude 6.6 earthquake killed an estimated 30,000 people in the city of Bam in Iran As well as the continuing aftershocks, the en- ergy released by the original earthquake contin- ued to make its presence felt well after the event A week after the earthquake, its reverberations could still be measured, providing valuable sci- entific data about the Earth ' s interior The total energy released by the earthquake In the Indian Ocean has been estimated as 2 exajoules, which Is enough to boil 1 50 litres (40 U.S. gallons) of water for every person on Earth. The shock waves of the earthquake were felt across the planet — as far away as Oklahoma, where vertiwl_ movements of 3 mm (0.1 2 inches) were recorded. It had created large thrust ridges, almost a mile (1 600 m) high, which have collapsed in places to produce large landslides several miles ' ' across The tsunami, like all others, behaved very differently ip deep water than in shallow water In deep ocean water, tsunami waves form only a snTall bump, barely noticeable and harmless, which generally travels at a very high speed of 500 to 1 ,000 km (3 1 to 620 miles h): in shadow 30 FEATURES «witw near coafllines.e tsunami slows down to only tens of kilometers nn hour but, in doing so, forms large destructive waves. Scientists irv vestigSting the damage in Aceh found evid ce that the wave reached a height of 80 feet (24 m) when coming ashore along large stretches of ' the coastline, rising to 1 00 feet (30 m) in some areas when traveling inland. , , - Radar satellites recorded the heights of . tsunami in deep Vi Ut r: at two hours after the e thquake, the maximum height was 60 cm (itl). According to Tad Uurty, vice-president of the Tsunami Society, the total energy of the tsunami waves was-about five megatons of TNT (20 petajoulesf. fhe northern regions of the Indonesian island dt Sumatra were hit very quickly, while Sri Lanka and the east coast of India were hit roughly 90 minutes to two hours later. The tsunami was noticed as far T- . Now, ■ teli you a story of a little girl. On her neck was a necklace, mode of pearls. Given to her by Doddy, And often taken by Mommy, Saying she doesn ' t deserve such things, she ' s only eight She IS far too young to look at such fine things and appreciate. She awoke one night to hear a thunder. Of water coming near, to give her a blunder Daddy ran into the room, in the middle of the night. Screaming so loud, that he gove the girl quite a fright, He screamed of rising water, and impending doom. But worst of all, he said it was coming soon. He grabbed his daughter and held her in his arms And said it was time to leave. and said he would let no harm Come to her, no matter what it took. Even if it was death by the piercing of his heart with a hook. The little girl clutched her necklace when the water came near. She held on so tight, and didnhed a tear. The water swept into the house, like a serpent on a mission. It crept up the stairs with great ambition. There was no screaming, no tears, no fears. Only prayers of hope, and a daughter held near I ' ll pause the story here for a second. And let you take time to reckon. That, come tomorrow. Will this story end in sorrow? I tell you it does not. Because there ' s hope that tomorrow will be better Amidst the ruins, they found a girl. Barely breathing, but now we see how the story unfurls. Mammy and Daddy ore gone, and nowhere to be found It IS suspected thot both hod drowned. The girl s rushed to the hospital. with a necklace on her neck. Made of pearls, white like diamonds, so bright that they had to check. To see if this glistening white. Was merely a reflection ot light? Or a gift of Cod, Who had given the nod. That her life should be saved. After the terror she hod braved. But when she awoke, she let out a scream And unlike me, this wasn ' t a dream 31 as Strulsbaal in South Africa, some 8,500 km (5,300 miles) away, where a 1 5 m (5 feet) high ' tide ' surged onshore about 16 hours after the quake Some of the tsunami ' s energy escaped into the Pacific Ocean, where it produced small but measurable tsunamis along the western coasts of North and South America, typically around 20 to 40 cm (7.9 to 1 5.7 inches) At Manzanillo, Mexico, a 2.6 m (8.5 feet) crest-to-trough tsu- nami was measured. Experts have speculated that focusing effects caused this relatively large tsunami at such a great distance. Despite a lag of up to several hours be- tween the earthquake and the impact of the tsunami, nearly all of the victims, nearly all of the victims were take n completely by surprise; there were no tsunami warning systems in the Indian Ocean to detect tsunamis, and equally importantly, warn the general populace living around the ocean quickly Scientists were also hampered by the fact that the initial estimate for the magnitude of the earthquake was 8.1 . The determination that the earthquake had actually had been much slron ger and that the resulting tsunami was much larger was not made until after the tsunami had already struck Tsunamis usually occur in the Pacific Ocean due to earthquakes in the " Ring of Fire, " and an effective tsunami warning system has long been in place there. In the aftermath of the disaster there is a new awareness of the need for a tsunami warning system for the Indian Ocean. The UN has started working on an In- dian Ocean Tsunami Warning System and aims to have initial steps in place by end 200 Some have even proposed creating a unified global tsunami warning system, to include the Atlan- tic Ocean and Caribbean. The first warning sign of a possible tsunami is the earthquake itself; however, tsunamis can strike thousands of miles away, where the earthquake is only felt weakly or not at all. Also, in the minutes preceding a tsunami strike the sea often recedes temporarily from the coast People in Pacific regions are more familiar with tsunamis and often recognize this phenomenon as a sign to head for higher ground Island folklore recounted an earthquake and tsunami in 1907 and the islanders fled to inland hills after the initial shaking — before the tsunami struck On Maikhao beach in north- ern Phuket, Thailand, a lOyear old British girl named Tilly Smith had studied tsunamis in geography class at school and recognized the warning sign of the receding ocean Relief agencies report that one-third of the dead appear to be children Govern- ments and NGOs feared for months after- ward that the final death toll doubled as a result of disease, prompting a massive hu- manitarian response. Considering the num- ber of lives lost, this is one of the ten worst earthquakes in history It is also the single worst tsunami in history; the previous re- cord was the 1703 tswunami in Awa, Japan that killed over 100,000 people. The Tsunami in South Asia and Death Tolls by Country PAKISTAN 32 J FEATURES CHARITABLE DINNER by Alex Abelin Theater for Charity provides Tsunami (and Comic) Relief There are no luxury trailers, fancy props or tailored costumes. What is here, however, is a great group of student theater-lovers who get to flex their acting, writing and directing muscle while at the same time pro- vide much needed funds to charitable organizations. I was personally fortunate enough to be one of 30 actors in the first show this fall. The title of the show was Heaven and Hell, and the student writers of the one-act pieces were in- structed to simply associate the piece to some aspect of the theme. This freedom provoked very different, yet somehow fitting scenes rang- ing from a lesbian vampire porno to a talent show in hell to a showdown between Jesus and Satin. In total there were 6 one-acts lasting be- tween 10 and 20 minutes and was showcased in Dwinelle on February 24-26. The show was an enormous success. There was much interest this year from writers, di- rectors and actors which enlarged the talent pool This allowed for Theater for Charity ' s first sellout, about 250 people on closing night, and more importantly led to a record breaking total earnings of just under 3000 dollars. One hundred percent of every dollar made goes directly to charity which explains the bare- bone approach. Due to the pressing need in Southeast Asia, the board felt it appropriate to donate all funds to the tsunami relief effort via Bears Unicef, Since the organization ' s incep- tion in Fall 2003 the money made has always been given to the World Medical Fund to assist AIDS orphans. The previous 3 shows raised an impressive 3700 dollars and the second show of this fall semester in early May will add to the sum. This fall was the first tinne Theater for Char- ity has produced two shows, and it looks like this will be a continuing trend. The founder of the student group, Alex Tulninga, explains. " Due to the increasing popularity of each pass- ing show we decided to feature two shows per semester This will in effect double our proceeds and give students more of a chance to participate " Theater opportunities in Berkeley can be scarce, as the department puts on only a few productions per year Groups like BareStage, Theater Rice and The- ater for Charity provide a greater arena for Cal students to get involved with theater. Yassi Jahanmir, the publicity assistant on the board says what differentiates TCG (Theater Char- ity Groupl IS that " there is a real community feel. We have students from all majors and all theater backgrounds. This diversity fuels the productions and gives them a different feel than any other theater group on campus. " Ap- parently this " different feel " is working. Yassi furthered that TCG is looking to even increase its efforts to expand recruitment. The board plans on going to other student groups to advertise to them in hopes of more campus- wide participation. As a graduating senior in Haas, TCG appealed to me because I felt welcomed and liked the philanthropic mission. The cliquey atmosphere that can permeate theater circles was absent in this group. We were just a bunch of kids who enjoyed theater and wanted to contribute to a good cause On top of that, I got " lucky " and was cast as a three dimensional part comprised of 1 7 year old horny kid, a porno director and a vampire prince. Though not what I expected, I found this part fun and challenging and when saying lines like " whenever you have the chance for a girl-on-girl sequence, grab it " made for a crazy theatrical adventure. Matt Soroky, the writer of my piece and a good friend of mine said TCG " gives him the ability to get his creative juices flowing. I love writing and being able to see my work come alive on stage is such a rush. " Board members, actors and writers all agree that TCG is a unique student group that provides its participants and audience a memorable experience. TCG ' s tagline is " Good Shows, Great Cause. " After participating in one of TCG ' s production I recommend altering the saying to " Great Shows, Better Cause. " So next time you see a promotion for TCG take it seriously whether It ' s being a part of production or urging you to come see a show. The few hours per week practicing or the five dollar price of admission could not be better spent. Alex Abelin, right, performs in Theater for Charity to help raise money for tsunami relief He played various roles in the heaven-and-hell themed performance. Theater for Chanty combined the talents ol stu- dent writers, directors, and actors in a successful (undraising effort All the money raised at the night ' s events were donated to tsunami relief efforts through Bears Unicel 33 I was vacationing on Koh Phi Phi with my best friend and her family during the week of December 24 1 28. We had planned a package trU to Thailand through our scuba divj instructors in Malaysia, where the] family lives, to complete our certHl tion in the open waters of the Anda- man sea, off the cost of Koh Phi Phj ( " Koh " me nlrofhlng of December 25, we woke up around 8 am, got dressed, ate breakfast, and headed over to the dive shop. We picked up our belongings and were on the boat by around 9:15. A half-hour later we reached our diving destination, approximately ten to fifteen miles from the shore. At 10:06 precisely we descended into the water and began practicing our skills. This was to be our final dive before we would finally receive our diving certification, and go on to take leisure dives. This was essentially the fourth time I had gone diving in the open sea. I was with my L friend and her sister. Underwater, things immediately seemed a bit strange. The fish that we saw seemed to be hiding under us instead of swimming away like they usually did. Even the look on my instruaor ' s face was not that of his normal relaxed state. All of a sudden, my friend started bumping into me. " She usually has control, " I thought to myself. " What ' s going on? " But I just forgot about It for a split second. Then, before we knew it, one of our friends was pushed with a strong force, and at that second we all got pushed. It was like a gigantic underwater current that came out of nowhere and pushed us to the point that it felt like we were flying underwater. At the time we had no idea what it was so we figured it was a really strong current coming at us. Somehow we all grabbed onto each other, and the diving instructor held onto all three of us. What seemed like a lifetime of flying underwater lasted only about ten seconds. One of the girls got pushed onto a huge clump of coral and could not move. The other diving instructor found her and grabbed her, and we all got to the surface safely where the water was calmer than ever. I was not panicked, though I don ' t know why I was not aware of what was normal underwater and what wasn ' t, so I just thought it was some sort of current. Something wasn ' t right, though. What we had thought at the time was a huge current - it was actually the tsunami - had rocked the underwater world, and yet the surface was completely calm. Once we got to the surface, the instructors inflated these orange emergency sausage- shaped buoys, and our boat came within seconds. We were picked up, and we thought everything was fine. The brunt of the tidal wave was underwater where we were, fortunately, because the water was so deep: the wave surfaces in shallow water. The wave is created by a displacement of water, meaning the force will suck up all the water at the shores and create an over-the-surface wave that can, in this case, destroy everything in its way We were told a few minutes later that we could not dive for the rest of the day because it would not be safe, but we did not really understand what was going on. We were then told that we could not return to the island because the waves were too big for docking. Hours passed. We still thought we were waiting to go back to Koh Phi Phi. Then night fell, and things started to get a little bizarre. All of a sudden, a guy, all sandy and cut up, was brought to our boat from another boat that had presumably picked him up from open sea. He looked totally traumatized but nobody -eally knew why. He then started saying things ike, " I can ' t find my friends. I don ' t know what lappened. I saw so many dead bodies. " He Mas on the Island when the wave hit, and he got out if it. He was then sent to another boat 3nd probably to Phuket, but I am unsure of exactly what happened to him. That is when we found out what happened, t was unbelievable. We approached the island :o see if it would be at all possible to go back jnd get our things. However, once we began :o see the debris in the ocean, we realized low pointless it was to try to go back. The sland was completely devastated, we would not have been able to see anything, and our ;hings were probably washed away anyway. t that moment, all we could do was to get out 3f there in case of another wave. After waiting for what seemed like a lifetime, the captain finally got us out of there and to another island that had not been hit. m It was almost uninhabited, with roughly at | most 20 Thai people living there. They took us right in that night, gave us food and a place to b sleep. They were so kind and generous. It was not until the next morning that I finally contacted my parents. The moment the sun ™ came up, I went around the town in search of iB a phone, and one lady had a cell phone. I tried and I tried, and the reception was bad, but I •« finally got through! When they found out about mm the tsunami, they started to speculate the worst, of course. My mom was convinced I was dead, so when I called and my mom answered, she screamed my name, and all we could do was cry. My sister had to take the phone from my mom because she had lost all her strength and fallen to the ground at that moment, but was able to get up right away My father was just as hurt and distraught in the very beginning, and it was my sister, the lawyer, who kept calm, cool and collected. She was truly the hero in the situation. She was strong for herself and my parents put together; she kept reminding them not to speculate, that I was going to be fine, and that It was as real as could be. But somehow she couldn ' t see, She didn ' t want to believe. That her parents could leave. And just like that, in an instant, they were gone. Gone from this world, they were taken above. To a happier place, filled with love. But what of this girl? She hod a bad day. Can she still keep her head up and say. That tomorrow will be better without a doubt And still be true to her beliefs within and without? The sad answer is no. But it is her that we must show. That there is a truth That must be found at youth. That no matter what happened today. There is still hope that that tomorrow will be better. The world is in a dismal state, I honestly do worry about our fate. Not only the fate of everyone, but of you and me. And of the things that will be. We live in a society where our kids will learn to fight in school and learn to read in jail, Where it is okay for a father to just go out and set sail. And not look back and forget about his kids, And where this is almost nothing that a parent will forbid. Traditional morals and values are seemingly gone. And we all wait patiently for tomorrow ' s dawn. For a time when we will forget. And not have any regret. And where our beliefs and values as a society will have changed. And for a time when everything will seem deranged. But one thing will remain. I promise you. The truth found in hope, given from me to you. The seemingly calnvwaters off the coast ot Koh Phi Phi surprised many who vacationing on the beach Wany4ourTsts,-like L«a Kreidie. were lucky enough to survive to tell their story lets go bock to our story. from which we took a break. And let me finish telling you, for all of our sokes That we con help this girt. And we con change how the story unfurls. Did you know. That It is so? That this girl cries at night. In a corner, out of sight. And in between sobs, she cries a few words. Words ot pain and passion, but they ore only o few " Mother. Mother, where have you gone ' I only want one last bedtime song Take the necklace back, I need It not, I did not understand .. they just needed to wait After my phone call home, it was my sister who took all the necessary steps to get me any information that I needed in order to get my passport and send me some money. My family immediately called the US Embassy to give them all the necessary information and make sure they knew I was coming. My family was amazing. I cannot even begin to express how well they dealt with all of this. Despite the pain, fear, and confusion we had all felt, they were all so strong. My dad had already begun booking a flight to Thailand so he could come to be with me and help me out. However, I was able to get things done without having my father fly out I don ' t think any of us will ever be the same after this experience. My mother and I have always been best friends, after this we never want to be out of each other ' s sight. My father is a changed man In so many ways: most importantly he has become a stronger believer in God and has a better understanding of what his life is worth. As for my sister, she was a hero, always has been and always will be. There is not much more to say, we will always be here for each other. That same day our boat returned to the mainland and got us to the town of Krabi. We took cars to Phuket ' s city hall, where the emergency crisis center was set up. We could not even get a cab, so city locals picked us up, as many others were giving people rides. We road to our hotel in the back of a pick up truck owned by a hospitable Thai couple. It was truly an amazing act of humanity. Everyone was helping everyone else; I had never seen such unity and strength in pursuit of the single cause of survival. At the city hall we received some sort of identification card that would get us to our respective embassies in Bangkok, where we would be issued our passports At the embassy in Phuket, I got very little help, almost none at all I basically had to find my way to the Bangkok US Embassy on my own Keep in mind I had nothing, just my bathing suit and a sarong. The Thai government provided all the victims with some clothes, shoes, and food. The Thai government was extremely helpful. To l e perfectly honest, I was not even paying These boats, a favorite tourist attraction and source of local economy, line the beach before the tsunami strikes attention to what was going on around me in Phuket. I was so confused and just trying to take everything in The town was completely chaotic, people everywhere, frantically looking for lost family members, people cut up, with broken limbs It was very scary, yet there was so much help available At the time, nothing seemed like enough, but I was and still am very impressed with how the Thai government dealt with everything. They kept things as calm and collected as they could have. Once I made it to Bangkok some Representatives from the US Embassy came and met me as I got off the plane, they talked to me a bit and gave me $1 00 (The $1 00 ended up being a loan rather than aid. I recently got a letter from them asking for the money back). They told me to get to the US embassy in the city and there I would get my new passport. I was told to find a cab and that " everybody knows where it is, just say US embassy. " I was still extremely distraught at the time and did not really want to go out into the city all by myself, but they had no one to take me or come with me My diving instructor was my savior; he stayed with me every step of the way He came with me to the embassy up until I got everything I needed (He lost everything, including all of the diving equipment. He is still working to keep his business running and currently visiting his family in Singapore). Once at the embassy, there were about 20 people there, some extremely injured and some as lucky as me without a single scratch. The environment there was relaxed, and the people were very nice Things were taken care of efficiently. I had my passport in about three hours. Once it was in my hands, I felt liberated. It was strange, I felt like I existed again. The travel agent that was working with us got us flights as soon as he could to Malaysia The airports were crazy, though. Every flight leaving out of Bangkok was delayed at least a few hours. We eventually reached Malaysia after three days of traveling around in pursuit of getting our passports. IVIalaysia, recali, was where I had begun my travels. I left the next day and met up with my aunt and uncle in the United Arab Emirates. My parents met me there immediately. The rest of my break was difficult and emotional. My family was with me, though, and they tool very good care of me. They listened to me, they made me talk about things and get it all off my chest. They were supportive. It was very hard for me to recollect the memories sometimes, it hurt too much, but in the end, getting it all out helped. I was immediately bombarded by media calls, even in the Middle East, where I spent some time directly afterwards. I wanted to help, and I spoke to them so as to try and get the people there to provide help, but as I already mentioned, it was lust difficult talking about it all the time. I am very impressed with all the relief efforts that have gone into helping the tsunami victims. I know that It has been extremely helpful. My biggest hope is that it continues. These people will be suffering for a long, long time - some of them will be for the res t of their lives. The reconstruction effort will go on for many more years as well, and the help needs to continue coming. We have already seen the media lose interest; we can not let that happen to us. I have helped, contributed money and been a part of relief organizations. I may be going back this summer as well, to help in reconstruction or wherever necessary. In so many ways, and I think I will continue to change because of this experience forever. First and foremost, my appreciation of life is now overwhelming. It truly is a gift to be alive, and it is something I will never take advantage of. I appreciate my family and friends more than I ever have as well. I want to help people as much as I can. I am not affected by the little things in life that are not worth stressing over. I am a believer. In short, I am a better person because of this whole experience. that it is only your love I sought " Her prayers are seemingly ur)heard, They fall upon the deaf ears of a passing bird. She kneels down on her knees to pray. Pray? Pray? For what? For yesterday? Yesterday has passed and is gone, And the path has already been drawn And though it hurts now, we know it ts not forever. Because there is hope that tomorrow will be better. I carry a bag with me everyday, And when someone ask what it is, I look at them and say, " You fool, this is a bag of hope, you see, and I offer it freely. With on outstretched hand, I give it to you, really. " Take my hope today, for I will get more tomorrow, I need it not. let me ease your sorrow. Everyday post, I gave and gave. But every night, selfishly, for myself, a little did I save. At the bottom of the bag, in a little bundle, I keep my last bit of hope, in cose of blunder. But today, I came across a little girl, you see. Who needed my hope, more than me. I thought for a second, and debated giving. And then I thought of the dismal world, in which I was living. In which I always selfishly kept a little bit of hope for myself. Aside, in a corner, hidden on the top of a shelf Hope is meant to be given, it is not meant to be kept. For those to whom it is given, you must accept. So I lean forward to this girl, and offer her my last bit of hope. And say, " This is my last bit, it ' s for you, and I think I ' ll cope. " She accepts my hope, and it eases her sorrow. And I turn to leave knowing that for her, it will be a little better tomorrow. As I take a step to walk away, I suddenly feel like my fears are allayed. Suddenly, on my sleeve she pulls. Pointing at my bog of hope, I look, and it is full. Much to my surprise, I wonder how. Could this be that this was filled just now? I decide to head home and go to sleep. And just OS I am about to start counting sheep, I know that I con rest assured. Because there is always hope that tomorrow will be better Hope for Recovery ».v :. - - Over 40 UC Berkeley on-campus relief effort. ..In these times of disas- groups came together to provide ter we need to stand together and aid relief to Tsunami victims through mas- our brothersM g ers in need, " said sive fundraising and support events. James ChongS Co-chair. This week Efforts in the Tsunami Relief involved encouraged afPmotivated people to fundraising everyday on Sproul Plaza maintain the ongoing aid to those that by means of collecting donations on are less fortunate and to have hope. Sproul, donation competitions among the Greek community, residential halls, and co-ops, selling light blue ribbons and wristbands, and an intense fund- raising strategy by means of a Tsunami Relief Week. Although the main goal of the Tsunami Relief Week was to raise funds for victims of the natural disaster, groups like the Asian Pacific Council also wanted " to bring diverse and different student groups together, to raise awareness for the Tsunami As students of the Tsunami Relief Coalition worked at these events to raise tens of millions of dollars, they stood in solidarity with the millions of victims across the world who were affected by the wrath of the Tsunami Although this tragedy caused major hardships for many, motivating and providing aid is a step towards hope and recovery and will lead to a brighter future for those who have suffered. EL OF SPEAKERS iday, February 7, 2005 ents, ASUC members, and administration e together on Upper Sproul to share their ights, their feelings, their pain, and their e in an effort to build unity among a diverse ip on campus. IDLELIGHT VIGIL iday, February 8, 2005 it blue glow sticks, the designated color of Tsunami Relief effort, glistened in the night Ipper Sproul as students and administration med to the national anthems of the ten ntries that were affected by the disaster, m icrophone was open for expression, ter, and words of hope and survival. NAMI REFLECTIONS jnesday, February 9, 2005 Ughts were chalked onto poster boards at nelle Plaza, North Gate, Kroeber Fountain, the Campanile to encourage passerbyers « their feelings and to raise awareness of ongoing relief effort on campus. Reflections e displayed in MLK. NAMI RELIEF COALITION DINNER rsday, February 10, 2005 imi-formal fundralsing dinner took place le Pauley Ballroom, where there were brmances by student groups, a slide show, A series of philanthropic events in one week for relief, but a construction of strong and compassionate hearts for a lifetime of hope. HORIAL 5K WALK RUN Ticlay, February 12, 2005 Students gathered at the Sather Gate starting line and completed a 5K run walk together The unity and encouragement in this event further enhanced the goal in the Tsunami Relief to help your fellow man, fortunate or unfortunate through times of adversity. Tsunami Relief Coalition American Medical Students Association American Red Cross Arab Student Union Asian American Association Asian Pacific American Law Students Association Asian Pacific American Student Development Asian Pacific Council Asian Political Association Associated Students of the University of California ASUC Student Union Program Entertainment and Recreation Board Association of South Asian Political Activists Bears for UNICEF Berkeley Indonesian Student Association Cal Democrats CalPIRG Chinese Student Association Delta Phi Epsilon Haas Business School Association Hindu Student Council Indian Students Association Indus Informal Debate Society Inter-Fraternity Council Israel Action Committee Latin American Student Association The Movement Muslim Student Association Nikkei Student Union Panhellenic Poetry for the People Residence Hall Assembly Satrang Sikh Students Association South Asian Health Association Southeast Asian Student Coalition Sri Lankan Student Association Student Legal Clinic Taiwanese American Student Association Under One Roof University Students ' Cooperative Association A victory in the 107th Big Game gave the Bears an undefeated record at Memorial Stadium for the 2004 season. With much on the line, and before a sellout crowd of 72,981 , the No. 4 Bears hosted the 107th Big Game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 20th. A win against the Cardinals would bring the Bears, having lost only to No. 1 ranked USC thus far, to a 7-1 record in Pac-10 play and a 5-0 record at home. Junior quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Senior tailback J.J. Arrington were leading candidates for the Heisman Trophy, so all eyes in the collegiate football arena were on them. Head coach Jeff Tedford could become Cal ' s first Head Coach in 55 years to win 3 straight Big Games. The Bears were also striving to lead the Pac-10 conference in rush defense for the first time since 1 968, having held 6 of their lasts opponents to less than 100 yards In rushing. So while Cal was just one of two teams to rank among the Top 10 in the coun- try for both offensive scoring and defensive performance, Memorial Stadium was still jam packed with jumpy fans and cross-fingers, waiting for the Golden Bears ' victory. By the time 12:30 pm kick-off rolled around on Big Game day, fans had been celebrating for a week in anticipation. Headed by Cal ' s Rally Committee, a week dedicated to tradition and igniting California spirit preceded Saturday ' s Big Game Big Game Week began on Monday, with a cable car tour through San Francisco and rally at Union Square Rally committee members and avid Cal fans exchanged red t- shirts for blue ones on Sproul Plaza, donated blood to " Get the Red Out " , and attended many other events, including a " Laugh Your Axe Off " comedy show and the renowned Big Game Bonfire Rally at Cal ' s Greek Theatre After winning the coin toss. Cal elected to receive. Freshman wide receiver Marshawn Lynch, having, just this season, earned the nick- name " Marshawn the Magnificent. " returned the football to Cal ' s 23 yard line to open the game Fans were on their feet and screamed through their painted faces to cheer on the Bears in the first minutes of the game They were silenced, however, as Arrington ' s third- down fumble was recovered by the Cardinals and Cal ' s first drive was stopped near Cal ' s 30 yard line Lucky for the Bears, Stanford ' s offense could not muster a first down. Cal ' s Senior linebacker Wendell Hunter recovered the football after the third-down sack and rushed for 16 yards to regain possession. The Bears ' were sloppy in their retrieval, and after two penalties for holding and a false start, the football was back in the hands of the Cardinal The Bears finally posted a touchdown with 8: 45 left in the first quarter Rodgers completed a 29 yard pass to Freshman wide receiver Robert Jordan as impatient fans applauded in praise Freshman kicker Tom Schneider delivered and earned the Bears a 7-0 lead Soon thereafter, Cal took advantage of another Stanford fumble to regain possession late in the first quarter Arrington and Lynch took turns rushing down the field to give Schneider another field goal Cal prepares for the snap. A sellout home crowd of 72,981 watches their Golden Bears fight to victory The traditional card trick is way of showing Cal pride. attempt Schneider completed the field goal, and the Bears continued to lead the Cardinals 10-0 Stanford, however, did not remain quiet for long They answered the Bears ' offensive domination with a 21 yard field goal to end the first quarter 10-3, Cal. The second quarter was uneventful, with the Cardinals and Bears alternating fumbles, penalties and incomplete passes. Cal broke the second quarter lull early in the third quar- ter, after Rodgers completed a 16 yard pass to Jordan for a 1 st down. Five 1 st down comple- tions later, Cal was called for a pass interfer- ence which left the Bears regressing 15 yards to the Stanford 27 yard line. Schneider com- pleted another field goal attempt and so Cal led by 10 in the 13-3 game. One of the game highlights came later that quarter, when Lynch had a 55 yard rush to give Cal a 20-3 lead. After a Stanford field goal to bring the game to 27-6, Arrington echoed Lynch ' s performance by scoring a touchdown of his own, rushing through the Stanford line, up the middle for 12 yards. Two touchdowns later, the Bears closed the game at 41-6. Thousands of Cal fans stormed the field after the game, but police and security workers prevented any trouble from breaking out. Fans pushed their ways through the crowd to get a glimpse of the players and their much-coveted prize: the Big Game axe The 41-6 final score looks deceivingly like Cal ' s offense stole the show, but that was not the case Tedford, in the post-game media conference, noted, " The defense played great We put pressure on their passer all day long. I think we totally shut down the run They ' ve been playing well all year long. I ' m very proud of those guys today. " Media eyes, however, could not be distracted from the records set by many of Cal ' s offensive players. Running for 169 yards, Arrington had his 10th 100-yard game of the season His 33yard run shortly before halftime secured him Cal ' s single- season rushing record, beating out Chuck Muncie ' s 1 975 record of 1 ,460 yards He is also the only running back in the NCAA to gain at least 100 yards In all of his games this season. Lynch rushed for 1 22 yards on just nine carries, an astounding performance from the first-year athlete. The Big Game also brought records for the entire California team. A new record for average attendance over a season was set; Cal also went unbeaten at Memorial Stadium for the first time since 1950. The game was the last for Cal ' s seniors, who were presented before the record-break- ing crowd with their family and friends. Many of these seniors know the true meaning of each and every victory, as they mustered through the dreary 1-10 losing season Cal suf- fered just a few years ago. " The seniors now have been through a lot A lot of the guys here today were part of that 1-10 season, so they ' ve kind of seen it come full circle One thing about our team that I ' m really proud of is the belief and trust the kids have In one another That ' s what I ' ve seen that has been the difference In these three years You could ask our seniors and they could tell you a bit better " by Perry L t AXE 4hBv AXE . .ot take long for a Stanford Daily column titled " Go Bears " to spread throughout the Cal community the Monday after Big Game Week 2004. With quotes like " Berkeley is pretty much unequivocally better than Stanford, " our rivals down on the farm finally admitted what we always knew to be true. Looking back at week defined by Cal dominance, it is easy to see why Cardinal fans might be a bit jealous of the Blue and Gold. ; Big Game Week 2004 Saturday November 13 • Cal Men ' s Soccer versus Stanfurd (Cal wins! 3-2) Sunday November 14 • Battle of the Bands at Pier 39 Monday November 15 • Cable Car Rally at Union Square • Night Rally Tuesday November 16 • Feed the Bear Food Drive T-shirt Exchange Begins • Big Sail at Saint Francis Yacht Club (Cal wins! 2-1) • Cal Logging Sport ' s Tree Chopping Rally • The Big Sing-Off Wednesday November 17 • Chemistry 1 A ' s Big Game Titration ' • Laugh Your Axe Off Talent Night Thursday, November 18 • The Big Freeze Ice Hockey Game atCaKCalloses. 1-4) • Get the Red Out Blood Drive Friday November 19, 2004 • Big Game Bonfire Rally at the Greek Theatre • The Big Freeze at Stanfurd (Cal avenges loss! 4-3) Saturday Noyember 20 • The BlS plash Men ' s Water Polo Match at Spieker Aquatic Center (Cal wins! 6-5) . r • The 107th Big Game at Memorial Stadium (Cal wins! 41-«) ITQ AXE! Flames rise high raising spirits and entusiasm at the annual bonfire: The Campanile proudly displays the shared sentiment of the week. GO BEARS!; Fans celebrate the victory with Jeff McArthur and the beloved a A BITTERSWEET ENDING The Golden Bears, despite a stellar season, face a loss in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl by Dyan S Ortiga Th e Golden Bears faced a bitter- sweet ending to what had thus far turned out to be a brilliant season. Cal had closed the season with a 26-16 victory over Southern Mississippi in early December and a much coveted trip to the Rose Bowl seemed Immi- nent. The Bears were confident their hard work would be reflected in the BCS standings which would decide their fate the next day. After all, this was the first season Cal garnered 10 wins since 1949. Defensive Back Ryan Gutierrez boasted, " We ' re 10-1 and our only loss came to USC. It speaks volumes of our season. We ' re 10-1 and we can ' t do anymore than that, losing to the top-ranked team in the country. I think we deserve the Rose Bowl. " Head Coach Jeff Ted- ford spoke much of the same. " We ' re 10-1, " Coach Tedford proclaimed to media shortly after the win over Southern Mis- sissippi, " and that speaks for itself. The one loss that we lost was against the number one team in the nation at their place, and we were first and goal from the nine with a chance to win that game. " Unfortunately for the Bears, despite being ranked fourth in both the ESPN USA Today and Associated Press polls, their marginal win over Southern Mississippi left them one rank short of a trip to the Rose Bowl. The Bears were disappointed, to say the least " There ' s no use sitting here whining or crying about It, " Tedford said after he watched BCS rankings reported on television In hopes of raising spirits. Coach Tedford told his team, " Now we move forward. Being disappointed is okay, but don ' t be dejected " And to further hinder the disappointment, Cal was given the fortune of the Pacific Life Holi- day Bowl The Bears would travel down to San Diego, California, in late December to compete ag ainst Texas Tech ' s Red Raiders at Qualcomm Stadium. The spirit of California fans remained Indif- ferent to the appalling BCS standings, as crowds stood in line to purchase the limited number of tickets on sale and many students used email lists to organize tailgates and car- pools for the trip to San Diego In the early evening of the second to the last day of December, with 63,771 scream- ing fans packed in attendance, Cal won the coin toss and elected to receive. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers faced early trouble completing passes to Wide Receiver Jonathon Makonnen, leaving the ball in the hands of the Red Raid- ers just two minutes into the game. Texas Tech took advantage of Cal ' s slow start and a pass interference penalty to score a touchdown, leaving the Bears down 7-0 The Bears bounced back late in the first quarter, as Rodgers completed a much needed pass to 11 Arrington, who rushed for 8 yards and drew a personal foul for another 15 yards and a first down Another 30 yard pass com- " We come up a little short [but] o lot of good things happened this year that hasn ' t happened at Cal in a while and I hope our fans stick with us. " QUARTERBACK AARON RODGERS Quarterback Aaron Rodgers attempts to complete a pass, Whrle Cal was successful m the early half of the game, they came short In the end. plete to Arrington brought the Bears within five yards of a touchdown; and two more rushes by Arrington and a field goal by Kicker Tom Schneider tied the game at 7-7. Fired up from the quick scoring drive, the Bears carried their momentum against the clock only to score again with 29 seconds left in the first quarter Arrington rushed for another 46 yards, while Makonnen caught a 9 yard pass and Running Back Marshawn Lynch rushed for 5 yards to help Cal to the touch- down. Schneider, now two for two, completed A paclced Cal section anticipates the next play on the field After a spectacular season, Cai ' s loss in the Holiday Bowl came as a blow to the otherwise ecstatic fans who expected a game in a more prestigious bowl. a field goal to score another point. The Bears, however, did not remain victori- ous for long, for all at once they found them- selves down by 3. after Texas Tech completed a field goal and a touchdown drive early in the second quarter Arrington rushed for nine yards on the next Cal possession but Rodgers was sacked on the third down, leaving Cal to punt and give up another chance to score. By halftime the Bears were facing a 10 point deficit, after Texas Tech had scored yet again. Cal did not score again, until Schneider deliv- ered on a field goal halfway through the third quarter; but by then Texas Tech had scored again, leaving Cal down 38-1 7 and one quarter left to match the 21 point Discrepancy. Cal certainly proved they could score under pressure; Rodger completed an 1 1 yard pass to Tight End Garrett Cross for a touchdown 56 seconds into the 4th quarter bringing the Bears up to 24. just two touchdowns and two field goals shy of a tie game. The fourth quarter dragged on with each team scoring a touchdown and a field goal apiece as time ran out on the Bears The final score of the Bears ' upset was 45-31 Cal players left the field with mixed emotions. Rodgers told press. " This is a frustrating loss, but we just did n ' t execute and make plays. We came up a little short I thought we handled the pressure pretty good. I just wasn ' t at my best today Every loss is tough, but I don ' t think this puts a damper on things. A lot of good things happened this year that hasn ' t happened at Cal in a while and I hope our fans stick with us. " And Rodgers was right. While the Holiday Bowl loss was a hard one to recover from, the Bears had some achievements to console them Arrington set a school record with his 2 yard run in the first quarter, his 15th rushing touchdown of the season. Arrington became just the third running back in Pac-10 history to rush for over 2.000 yards in one season He carried the ball a total of 2.01 8 yards this season Rodgers. who passed for 2.903 yards and 19 touchdowns this season, while com- pleting more than 60 percent of his passes (throwing just five interceptions) will be skip- ping his senior year of college to join the NFL draft, where Associated Press predicted he could earn first round pick. Welcome to Cal, Chancellor Birgeneau! by Henry Lin On April 15, 2005, the University of California, Berkeley officially inaugu- rated its ninth chancellor, Robert Birge- neau, in front of more than 500 people, including faculty members in colorful academic attire, at Zellerbach Hall. Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Paul Gray led the faculty by carrying the campus mace while the outgoing Chancellor Robert M. Berdahl and University of California President Robert C. Dynes introduced the new chancellor Dynes and Birgeneau are both internation- ally distinguished physicists who met over thirty years ago while researching together at AT T Bell Laboratories. Dynes described Birgeneau as someone " who cares deeply about students, is coura- geous, compassionate, and will work tirelessly to sustain this university... He has a deep com- mitment to social equity and to the responsi- bilities of a public university. " Berdahl agreed with Dynes ' assessment of Birgeneau ' s character and " knew that Bob Birge- neau was the person most likely to be given the nod, and I was delighted when he was selected. " Berdahl and his wife Peg have been person- ally acquainted with Birgeneau and his wife Mary Catherine from previous engagements. " We have come to know Bob and Mary Catherine as warm, delightful people with a true commitment to improving the institutions they are associated with and the society in which they live, " said Berdahl. Chancellor Birgeneau joins the University of California, Berkeley after stepping down as President of the University of Toronto. His former job draws many parallels to his new job as chancellor because the University of Toronto Is Canada ' s largest and highest ranked public university. During Birgeneau ' s tenure at the University of Toronto, the school faced large financial cuts and lacked private funding, similar to the situation currently at the Univer- Outgoing Chancellor Robert Berdahl introduces Chancellor Robert Birgeneau and his wile Mary Catherine Birgeneau on the steps o( Doe Memorial Library. Birgeneau is an internationally distinguished physicist and former president of tlie University of Toronto in Canada. sity of California, Berkeley. At the University of Toronto, Birgeneau was able to draw in over $750 million over the course of a rigorous fundraising campaign, breaking all the previ- ous set Canadian records. Birgeneau would like to increase University of California, Berke- ley ' s funding " so we can compete on a level playing field with the private institutions. " Although funding it a very important task of Birgeneau, his main goal as chancellor is to maxi- mize admissions and provide access to a quality education for the entire spectrum of people. " In my view, the most significant challenge that Berkeley faces today is that of inclusion ... I ' m absolutely committed to inclusion and to access for people from any kind of back- ground, for people who are financially disad- vantaged. As the current chancellor, I feel a moral obligation to address the issue of inclu- sion head-on ... ultimately, it is a fight for the soul of this institution. " said Birgeneau. Birgeneau ' s commitment to serve the state of California stems from his humble childhood and upbringing. Birgeneau was born in Toronto, Canada in an impoverished family, but was for- tunate enough to have a strong community that led him on a path to obtaining higher education. A local Catholic priest paid the way for attending a well-regarded private high school. Birgeneau worked very hard in school and at a factory during high school and eventually became the first in his family to ever finish high school. His mother threw a huge party after his high school graduation to celebrate the occa- sion as well as his plans on attending college. His plans to attend college almost changed after a family crisis because he would have to support his family but the situation eased up and he was able to attend college without sup- porting his family. Once again his community stepped up and his high school mentors offered financial support towards attending college at the University of Toronto, St. Michael ' s College where he graduated with a degree in math in 1 963. It was at the University of Toronto, St. Michael ' s College, where he met his wife Mary Catheri ne. Birgeneau then later went on and attended Yale University where he received his Ph. D. in physics in 1963. After receiving his Ph. D, Birgeneau was on the faculty at Yale University and Oxford Univer- sity for a year each before worked at AT T Bell Laboratories (or seven years. In 1975, Birgeneau began his twenty-five year long tenure at Mas- sachusetts Institute of Technology as a physics professor, then chair of the Physics Department, and finally as Dean of Science. He then returned to his hometown of Toronto to become the presi- dent of the University of Toronto. Birgeneau joins Cal faculty with high regard for the University of California Berkeley and has long been a fan for both its academic acco- lades and societal impact. " I genuinely believe that University of California, Berkeley is simply the best public teaching and research facility in the world, " said Birgeneau. He is most impressed with how often graduate programs in a wide variety of subjects appear on top ten lists of the best graduate programs. " Most of today ' s problems will not be solved by the next Einstein, but by polymaths, " said Birgeneau. " Think about schizophrenia — to understand it, you need to look at its behav- ioral aspects as well as psychology, molecular biology Many of the challenges we face are going to require strength in the humanities and the social sciences as well as the life sciences. Universities like Berkeley, which are pre-emi- nent in so many fields, have an edge over th rest in solving the world ' s problems. " Birgeneau is also impressed by the campus community and University of California, Berke- ley ' s ongoing dedication to the public. " We embody the desire of the people of California to take ownership of the Ideals of knowledge and education, their desire to accept nothing but excellence in this regard, and their historic commitment as a society to put their treasure where their heart is, " said Birgeneau. To continue on with the tradition of Univer- sity of California, Berkeley. Birgeneau strives to keep tuition and fees affordable for all students as well as pay faculty and staff enough to lead dignified lives, but stresses, most importantly, to increase diversity and be more inclusive. " If I don ' t know what I ' m going to do tomorrow but lie in this bed, then I want out " NORVEL SMITH 48 ACADEMICS Norvel Smith. DC Berkeley ' s first African American Vice Chancellor of tudent Services passed away o ovember 27, 2004. He was at h.. ome in Oakland when he died from omplications from a brain tumor at Smith was a native of Lynchburg, Virginia and grew up In south Philadelphia. He first became interested in education while he served in an all-black infantry unit during World War II. " The war had a big impact on his life because he grew up a poor boy in Philadel- phia, " said his wife, Mary Perry Smith. " It was in the war that he met educated black men. Being in the army inspired him to be more than what his father was, which was a postman. " Smith attended the University of Pennsylva- nia by utilizing benefits from the Gl Bill, which allowed him to earn a bachelor ' s and master ' s degree in business administration. Smith began teaching business classes at Texas Southern University In Houston. It is there he met his wife, Marry Perry. The Smiths moved to California after they were married. Smith received his doctorate in education administration at Cal in 1956. In 1963, Smi th was hired as director of Oakland ' s Department of Human Resources where he implemented one of the nation ' s first poverty programs. He later served as the deputy director of the Office of Economic Opportunity from 1967-1968, when he left to become president of Merritt College in Oakland. He was the first African American to head a college in the state. Smith was at Merritt College during the civil rights protests, which saw the start of the Black Panthers organization on campus. While at Merritt, he increased the diversity within the faculty, obtained approval for the first black studies department at a California college or university, as well as acquired funds for the first on-site child care facility for com- munity college students. During his tenure, student enrollment increased, which resulted in the campus being moved to the Oakland Hills. Furthermore, Smith pioneered a transfer program where students could take courses at UC Berkeley. Cal welc omed Smith in 1973 as Vice Chancel- lor of Student Affairs. He was the first Vice Chan- cellor of UC Berkeley or any other UC campus. In his time at Cal he helped found the Student Learning Center, which remains in existence today to help students with academic work. Although he retired in 1982, Smith and his wife continued to assist efforts at UC Berke- ley, such as the Cal Opportunity Scholarship program and the Young Musicians Program. Charles Henry, an African American Stud- ies professor at UC Berkeley, recalled a time when Smith rummaged through his personal collection of books and donated pertinent ones to the African American Studies library on campus, many of which are difficult to find elsewhere today. After his retirement, Smith learned to play the cello and rehearsed weekly with the Oak- land Community Orchestra. He loved to read and take walks, as well as play tennis and golf. Smith is remembered as being very humble and " never one to toot his own horn, " said Broderick Haskell, a close family friend and long-time golf partner. Smith is described as having a wonderful sense of humor and treat- ing everyone with respect. " He was always in charge, right up to the end, " said Smith ' s wife. " He felt it was impor- tant to know how he would spend each day. Norvel said, ' If I don ' t know what I ' m going to do tomorrow but lie in this bed, then I want out. ' That ' s the way he lived, and that ' s the way he died. " The campus community will cer- tainly remember the paths that were forged by Smith and miss his generous contributions. A PIONEER PASSES By Tiffany Thornton UC Berkeley ' s First African-American Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs Dies at Eighty. mm SECOND CHANCE Deferred Students Offered Spring Admission by Tiffany Thornton If you ever thought a second chance at admission to your dream college could never happen, you were wrong. Roughly 270 students who originally were deferred admission from DC Berkeley were informed on August 3, 2004 that they had a second chance. Due to a budget deal decided on July 26, these students would be able to attend UC Berkeley through implementation of the Guaranteed Transfer Option (GTO). Governor Arnold Schwarzenneger ' s original budget proposal for 2004-05 cut University of California fresfiman enrollment by 1 0%, Approximately 1 ,500 students who were denied admission as a freshman to a UC campus were directed instead to study at a community college for two years. The GTO plan would then guarantee a transfer to a UC The students who were offered a GTO have recently been offered a pleasing alternative - an earlier chance to attend a UC - as the final version of the budget will allocate the UC system with roughly SI 2 million for GTO students to attend a UC campus. For many UC officials and state legislators, the restored funds symbolized a commitment to California ' s Master Plan for Education The plan, drafted in 1960, states that all qualified students would be admitted to the UC system " This is just terrific news for the students, their parents, and the state. " said former Chancellor Robert Berdahl. " These students spent their high school years successfully completing the required coursework and doing all that was asked of them to distinguish themselves and to make themselves eligible Pimentel. one of the largest classrooms on campus, gets awfully cold without students The lecture hall is site to many freshman courses for admission to the UC system as freshmen. Thanks to the legislature, UC can now uphold its admission promise. " The state was originally forced to deny 7,600 qualified freshmen, but under the new budget, these students will now be placed at one of the eight UC campuses. However, UC Berkeley, as well as UCLA and UC San Diego, are only able to accommodate students who initially accepted the GTO. " We only have room for 270 students, " said Janet Gilmore, a UC Berkeley spokeswoman. " Students who were offered GTOs but didn ' t accept will still have a spot somewhere in a UC campus, even if it ' s not Berkeley. " Of those 270 offers to attend UC Berkeley, 219 accepted and will be attending in the spring. UC Berkeley was only able to admit the students to the spring semester primarily because of the early start date of the fall semester. Other reasons were that many of the freshman classes were already at capacity a nd that the freshmen orientation sessions had already taken place over the summer. On the brighter side, a new residence hall opened in January which was able to accommodate these additional students. Also, in the spring these students were able to choose from a larger number of classes and had ample time to complete and process financial aid applications These students had until August 20 to decide whether they wanted to enroll for the spring semester or remain in the Guaranteed Transfer Option Those who chose to accept the spring admission offer were required to take at least 1 2 semester units of UC- transferable courses at a community college, including a mathematics and an English course. The students had to maintain a minimum of a " C " average. The revised budget also gave back about $20 million to the University of California in order to keep UC Merced on schedule to begin instruction starting the fall of 2005. An additional $29 million went to funding UC outreach and academic preparation programs, which had essentially been cut in the January budget proposal. While the additional funds from the state legislature provided many students with a great opportunity, others criticized the University of California for its handling of the last-minute funds Assemblyman Joe Simitian. (D-Palo Alto), called for a legislative audit of UC ' s admissions policies He believed that not all students were treated equally because the students offered the GTO were given the option of attending a UC but not necessarily the campus indicated on their original offer He also argued that the admission offer came so late in the admission process that many students naturally made other plans. " I ' m a spring admit, and it would have really changed my college experience if I had been rejected first. I might have accepted another university, " said Norma Rizzo. a sophomore majoring in integrative biology. " It seems kind of risky because we could ' ve lost some great students - but what a nice mid-summer surprise. Any acceptance into Cal is great, whether it ' s late or not Maybe next time we should plan our budget a little better, though. " The additional funds appropriated by the California Legislature allowed 219 students to attend Cal a year-and-a-half earlier than they had imagined For these students, second chances are not |ust in dreams but come in the form of congratulatory emails from the 51 Free to Move by Tiffany Thornton Increased Mobility for Disabled Students Berkeley ' s hilly terrain can prove difficult to navigate for any student, but old buildings are an even great- er challenge to disabled students who find the campus difficult to ac- cess at times. UC Berkeley has always been at the fore- front of providing innovative accommodations for its students vi ith disabilities. As a result of a class-action law suit, physical barriers that reduced accessibility for those students with vision and mobility impairments will be re- moved along with general improvements will be made to campus grounds and buildings. Although the process will most likely span many years, the changes are expected to be wide-ranging. In addition to numerous physical changes, on-campus transportation options are to be improved and a new pro- cedure will allow students to obtain a quick resolution to accessibility problems, among other modifications. This resolution addresses two aspects to campus access The first is mobility involving the physical premises, for example, paths of travel between buildings and barriers that limit access inside buildings The second aspect that this settlement deals with is ac- cessibility to programs and activities, such as being able to participate in class trips and at- tending athletic events. This agreement is the result of a class ac- tion lawsuit, Gustafson vs. Regents of the University of California. The plaintiff, Kaaryn Gustafson, was a doctoral and law student at UC Berkeley when the case was originally filed with the federal court In 1997 The people ad- dressed in the lawsuit are Cal students with visual and mobility impairments Currently. PSife. : there are about one-hundred such disabled students enrolled on campus. Instead of going to trial, both parties agreed to a voluntary collaborative resolution. A panel of experts consented by both parties performed an extensive survey of the campus in order to create a detailed set of recommen- dations. The complete settlement was then negotiated by the parties. " The cooperative nature of the process has been a great success in many ways, " said Jef- frey A. Blair, the UC Office of the General Coun- sel attorney who dealt with the case. " The university was able to incorporate ideas and recommendations from students and disability advocates from the community in a non-adversarial, cooperative manner. The university conservatively saved several million dollars in attorneys ' fees and more in litiga- tion expenses, and has forged a more collegial relationship with the disability community that will benefit both sides for years to come. " While the law suit was focused on students, however, many of the improvements, such as paths through campus, signage, and building evacuation, and safety practices will benefit campus staff, visitors, and others for whom are faced with mobility and visibility disabilities. Improvements began this year and are seek- ing to be done in the most cost-effective man- ner, such as including accessibility improve- ments as older buildings are modernized. " This is an outstanding opportunity to take a long-term, comprehensive approach to upgrading physical access, " said Sarah Haw- thorne, assistant provost of equity standards and compliance. " This agreement underscores UC Berkeley ' s longstanding commitment to ensure that all students benefit fully from their experience here. " Increased parking spaces for disabled drivers and accessible ramps to classrooms are the tirst steps to upgrading accessibiltiy around the UC Berkeley campus U MORE MONEY FOR CAL? Increased state funding for University of California under Governor Schwarzenegger ' s new budget proposal by Henry Lin On January 1 0, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released his state budget proposal for the 2005-2006 year that finally offered an increase in state general funds towards the University of California system. The new budget provides an increase of 3.6 percent in funds. In the past four years, the University of California has received a 1 5 percent budget cut from the state while having over a 19 per- cent increase in enrollments. A 3 6 percent increase in funds results In over S97.5 million that will be used towards enrollments, faculty and staff compensation, labor research. University of California fWerced, and capital improvements This brings the total budget for the University of California to S2 806 billion The plan was a result of an agree- ment formed by the governor and University of California President Robert C. Dynes " The governor ' s overall budget proposal for Univer- sity of California is very welcome after years of cuts, " said Dynes. " The governor has fulfilled his commitments under the compact, providing many of the basic resources we need to begin rebuilding our programs and to sustain our contributions to California ' s economic competi- tiveness and quality of life We appreciate the governor ' s support for higher education and its transformative impact on the state " There is, however, a proposed reduction in funding of SI 7 million The governor asks the University of California to either decrease enrollment or cut outreach programs to kinder- garten through twelfth grades " The withdrawal of SI 7 million, intended to be targeted to either enrollment or academic preparation, is a con- cern to us, " Dynes said " While we understand that the state ' s fiscal condition is still senous, l,V. n , ?V ' «. — V.O L L L ■- — -.«. iias?!Mr ' " n I ' JM ' ' if we intend to work with the governor and Legis- lature over the course of the budget process to demonstrate the Importance of these programs and to seek restoration of this funding Strong academic preparation programs and broad access to a college education are both impor- tant to California ' s continued leadership in the global economy " If enrollment is reduced, it will not affect the students seeking admission for fall 2005. but If the $1 7 million is not successfully restored in the governor ' s budget proposal, then enroll- ment will affect those applying for winter and spring admission, even eligible applicants Even with the increase in funding, the Board of Regents will still implement an increase in tuition for current students and will give students early notice to anticipate fee increases There was a proposed Increase of eight percent ($457) for resident undergradu- " ( i Lu : ; j( ates and ten percent ($628) for resident gradu- ate students Luckily, the proposed increase in tuition will not affect those on financial aid because the governor ' s proposed budget pro- vides sufficient funding to students receiving Cal Grants. Rising tuition costs with the new budget still allowed an Increase In enrollment of full-time students by 2 5 percent in 2005- 2006 Faculty and staff were promised an increase of 1 .5 percent in wages for all eligible employees and 1 .5 percent increase in salary based on merit to eligible staff employees Additional funds were also promised to help pay for increasing employee health benefits Even with the increases, however, the Univer- sity of California faculty salaries are still esti- mated to be eight to ten percent lower than those at comparable private institutions Of the $97.5 million. University of California Merced was given $10 million In an ongoing basis as well as $14 million in a lump sum to help fund the opening of the new campus in fall 2005 The new campus hopes to enroll one thousand students for the 2005-2006 school year. Another major issue addressed by the governor in his proposal discussed allocating $305.2 million out of the total S2.806 billion to expand and renovate academic facilities Building new facilities and upgrading outdated facilities will help alleviate the problem of overcrowded classrooms due to enrollment growth and to ensure the safety of the stu- dents for seismic stability " Overall, I believe we have a good founda- tion for moving forward in our discussions with the Governor and Legislature It is a testa- ment to the value others place in the work all of you at the University do, " said Dynes ss THE NEW UNITS Construction of four residence halls at Units 1 and 2 provide housing for a surging student body by Victoria Pulche Tang Perhaps the most nerve-racking experience after getting accepted to attend DC Berkeley is finding suitable housing. Great spaces are few, rents are high, and issues like roommate compatibility, location, regulations, safety, facilities, amenities, and even noise must also be considered. On top of that, competition is fierce: each year there is an overwhelming inflow of new students who require campus housing, including fresh high school graduates, transfer students, graduate students, returning students, and students with families, disabilities, and other special needs. UC Berkeley currently has seven residence hall complexes ICIarIc Kerr Campus, Bowles, Stern. Foothill, and Units 1 , 2, and 31 which house a total of S,300 students and 130 llve-in staff members. Students apply for housing the semester prior to use Room and board rates for the 2004-2005 academic year range from $9,145 per person for a Unit 1 triple-occupancy room to SI 3.625 for a single room in suite at Claris Kerr Campus or Foothill. These rates increase to S9,800 and $14,580, respectively, for the 2005-2006 academic year These numbers reflect the cost of the Standard Meal Plan — the Premium Plan has a rate $330 higher for 2004-2005 or $350 higher for 2005-2006 Alternative housing options include Cooperative Housing (CoOps). International House. Casa Joaquin Murieta. Westminster House, and Fraternities and Sororities Among the most affordable housing options, Greek life at Cal averages $6,350 per year including room, board and membership fees Work exchanges provide free housing in return for roughly 10-15 hours of work per week Off-campus housing within a 10-minute bike ride to campus is also available rents for single rooms in shared apartments or homes range from about $500 to $850 per month, studio apartments from $750 to $1,100. single bedroom apartments from $900 to $1 .500. two bedroom apartments from S1 ,250 to $2,200, and three bedroom or larger houses (three bedroom apartments being rare) from $2,100 to $3.500-f per month. For just $30. students can get information and assistance in finding and getting the best housing with the help of Cal Rentals, a service offered by Residential and Student Service Programs Charged with the responsibility of accommodating all its students, in 2000 UC Berkeley began construction of the Underbill Area Projects in a wide effort to increase affordable housing and create seismically safe dining facilities, parking, and recreation In addition, UC Berkeley also aimed to preserve historical landmarks like Rose Berteaux Fox Cottage (which was moved from 2615 Channing to 2350 Bowditch in 2001), uphold environmental standards, remain cost-effective, and maintain open dialogue between the T IKTiS. ■■- AffAf ' i lr university, students, developers, communities, government, and all other parties Involved On August 1, 2004, Channing-Bowditch Housing finally opened its doors. Located only two blocks south of campus, it was built primarily for juniors, seniors, and transfer students. All apartments are single-gender, and most are double occupancy It has a capacity of 226 students Begun in 2000 as part of the Underhill Area Projects, two new Unit 2 residence halls serendipitously completed construction a month ahead of schedule and below budget They opened this Spring 2005 semester and were dedicated on March 30, 2005 In the Berkeley tradition, the buildings were named after notable faculty, administrators, and alumni rather than benefactors The Katherine A Towie Residence Hall (north side of Unit 2) was named after Katherine A TowIe, a Berkeley alumna, the first Director of Women Mannes, and the first female dean of students The Yoritada Wada Apartments (south side of Unit 21 was named after Yoritada Wada, a Berkeley alumnus and the first Asian American UC Regent Built in a modern industnal style, the new Unit 2 buildings have smooth concrete hallways and loft style rooms with large windows. Sitting just three blocks south of campus, the new Unit 2 buildings were filled to capacity this Spring 2005 semester They include coed and single-gender floors, with double room, triple room, and triple rooms in suite Providing room for roughly 400 more students, they effectively expanded the capacity of the Unit 2 complex to six buildings capable of housing 1372 students TowIe Hall holds 168 students in double suites at $1084 per month per person and 48 students in triple suites at S956 per month per person, including room and board The Wada apartments hold 134 students in doubles at S598 per month per person and 42 students in triples at S536 per month per person, not including the price of meals. Due to open this coming Fall 2005 semester. Unit 1 will also have two new buildings, Barbara Christian Residence Hall (north side of Unit 1) and William B Slottman Residence Hall (south side of Unit 1 ) Like those of Unit 2, these will include coed and single gender floors, with double rooms, triple rooms, and triple rooms in suite, but it will also have single rooms, designated for disabled students, providing room for roughly 350 more students at Unit 1. Other residence projects in the works include a new dining facility in Unit 3 and also apartment demolition and redevelopment in University Village, Albany (a small city northwest of Berkeley), which are due to open to house graduate students starting Fall 2006 Campus housing continues to rise to meet its growing demands Demolition of unit 1 and 2 ' s dining cofnmons in wtMt is now the courtyard o( the residence compleies made way for the infil housing The red. yellow, and blue colored tHjildings combined with corrugated metal panels and glass facades enliven the Units, whose barren buildings provide a some what startt living environment 57 celey Freshmen More Liberal and Less Religious 7 than Their National coui ■ouhterpartfe A FRESH PERSPECTIVE by Stephanie Pace According to a Cooperative Institu- tional Research Program (CIRP) paper questionnaire survey posed to thou- sands of university freshman correspon- dents nationwide in the last year, the political attitude of Berkeley freshman has not strayed from its 1972 liberal dynamic. 51 .2% of first-years constitute their political views as liberal; 36.8% as " middle of the road " ; and 1 2% as the elusive yet confident conservatives. The study notes that Berkeley campus politi- cal views are not dissociated from its Vietnam War-era radicalism, according to the Office of student Research (OSR) surveys penodically con- ducted over the last several decades Surprisingly, students today are a lot more liberal than they were during the 1980s in 1982, during the Reagan administration. Berkeley conservatives constituted as 20.8% of freshman compared with 32 9% of liberals and with 46 4% taking the middle road 2004 fresh- man are only slightly less liberal than they were in 1 972, when 56.5% of freshman were liberal and 10.5% were conservative. OSR Director Gregg Thompson indicates that 1982 was the closest Berkeley has come to mirroring the political makeup of the aver- age group of university freshman nationally with 19 4% of freshman being conservative ver- sus 20.8% nationally. In 2004, liberals outnum- bered conservatives nationwide only by a slim margin with the " middle of the road " freshman snagging the majority. What is interesting is that despite Berkeley ' s fairly constant leftward view, the ethnic makeup of its freshman class has changed manifestly since 1972 The percentage of Asian freshman has gone up from 16 3% in 1972 to 45 1% in 2004 Similarly, the percentage of underrepre- sented minority freshman has skyrocketed from 5.3% in 1 972 to 1 3% in 2004 The trend shows that Asian students of both genders generally choose the " middle of the road " while under- represented minorities are least likely to Berkeley ' s white students are the most liberal ethnic group, at 59 9%. White female students were the most liberal group of all freshmen at Berkeley in 2004. at 65 9% Only 52.4% of white male freshman were liberal. Berkeley conservatives are more likely to be white males, mirroring the makeup of Reput - lican party and conservative freshman nation- wide In 2004. 18 8% of white male freshman at Berkeley were conservative, compared with 7.8% of freshmen men from underrepresented minority groups In the 2004 Survey of Berkeley Freshmen, first-years were unable to clearly define the terms " liberal. " " conservative. " and " middle of the road " so as to classify their political views. Instead, this insight is objectively gained from comparing answers in the survey to questions regarding social, moral and political issues such as abortion and same-sex marriage The biggest divide between liberals and conservatives on the Berkeley campus is not on same-sex marriage but instead on raising taxes for the wealthy and abolishing capital punishment Berkeley freshmen respondents formed a strong consensus on five topics, with 85% or more students coming to the conclu- sion of " agree " or " disagree " 88.3% of Berkeley freshmen agreed that " The federal government should do more to control the sale of handguns " versus 76 5% U.S. freshman in 2003 " Racial discrimination FEATURES Freshmen gather at Crossroads dining commons where some of the most interesting conversa- tions can be overheard. is no longer a problem in America. " disagreed 87.9% of Berkeley freshman versus disagreed 77,6% U.S. freshmen. " Going to war in Iraq has made America a safer place. " disagreed 86.1% Berkeley freshmen (not asked on national sur- vey). " The activities of married women are best confined to the home and family, " disagreed 86% Berkeley freshmen versus disagreed 78.3% U.S. freshmen " It is important to have laws prohibiting homosexual relationships. " dis- agreed 85.3% Berkeley freshmen versus 73 9% disagree US. freshmen. The following are defining hot-button so- cial issues that garnered 70%-plus consensus. " Abortion should be made legal. " agreed 78 7% Berkeley freshmen versus 54 5% US freshmen. " Same-sex couples should have the right to legal marital status. " agreed 76 7% Berkeley freshmen versus 59.4% US freshmen. " Realisti- cally, an individual can do little to bring about changes in our society, " disagreed 75 9% Berke- ley freshmen versus 71 9% US freshmen " The federal government ' s war on terrorism has un- necessarily compromised our civil liberties in this country, " agreed 73 9% Berkeley freshmen (not asked on national survey) " Colleges have the right to ban extreme speakers, " disagreed 70.2% Berkeley freshmen. Fascinatingly, despite Berkeley ' s history as the birthplace of the Free Speech IMovement, 23.8% agreed that some speakers should be turned away, such as last fall ' s controversial speaker IVIichelle Malkin. " Wealthy people should pay a larger share of taxes tan they do now, " agreed 72.3% of Berke- ley freshmen versus 53.1% of U.S. freshmen. But Berkeley freshmen still remain at odds with following positions. " The death penalty should be abolished, " agreed 50.6% Berkeley freshmen versus 32.6% U.S. Freshmen. " If two people really like each other, it ' s all right for them to have sex even if they ' ve known each other for a very short time. " agreed 53. 1 % Berkeley freshmen (did not appear on national survey). 19.6% agreed strongly: 21.2% disagreed strongly; 33 5% agreed somewhat; 25.8% disagreed somewhat " Colleges should prohibit racist sexist speech on campus, " agreed 54 8% Berkeley freshmen versus 54 8% US. Freshmen " Marijuana should be legal- ized, " agreed 55.8% Berkeley freshmen versus 38 9% U.S. freshmen " Affirmative action in col- lege admissions should be abolished. " agreed 57.3% Berkeley freshmen versus 52.8% U.S. freshmen. In terms of religious diversity. Berkeley fresh- men most commonly identified themselves as Ro- man Catholics (14%). Jewish (5,2%). Presbyterian (4.4%), and Other Christian (3.0%). Demographi- ca lly, 74.8% Berkeley freshmen were bom in the US, with parents of51.8% born outside the U.S. The parents of 77.1% of Berkeley freshmen were both alive and living with each other, slightly more than the national average Only 19 5% were divorced or living apart Fifteen percent of Berke- ley freshmen intend to cease their education with their bachelor ' s degrees; 22.5% intend to stop after their master ' s, and 21 .2% are aiming for a Ph.D.; the rest are looking at medical, business and law postgraduate degrees. The most popular career choices were doctor, lawyer judge, business executive CEO, engineer and architect Interestingly enough, 27 out of the 2,315 Berkeley correspondents intend to go into politics, 4 want to be astronauts. 4 want to be chefs, and 2 intend to be a " mom (child-reanng) " Shockingly. Berkeley find creating artistic work, writing original works, or " becoming accom- plished in one of the performing arts " as of least significance 68 8% are " very concerned " about being able to maintain a high enough GPA. ,y ' ■ - .y: J» A PERSPECTIVE OF THE FUTURE The World ' s Richest Man Speaks at Zellerbach Hall about the Future of the World by Henry Lin The world ' s richest man did not earn that title without making a sig- nificant impact on the world. William H. Gates stopped by UC Berkeley on October 1 , 2004 and gave an influen- tial talk about the future of computing and software to over 1 ,600 engineer- ing students and faculty at Zellerbach Hall, outlining his views on technol- ogy and its future. Bill Gates, as he is more commonly known. is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation. He has come a long way since his middle-class childhood roots in Seattle. Washington, to earn over S30 billion in net value. At age 13. he began program- ming and later attended Harvard University but dropped out after founding Microsoft in 1975 Since then. Microsoft has become a world leader in software services and internet tech- nology, earning over $36 billion in revenues in the past year and employing over 55.000 people Gates is also well known for his gener- ous philanthropy that has committed billions lia.. ACADEMICS of dollars to advancing world health and educa- tion through organizations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Gates Millen- nium Scholars. Gates ' visit to Berkeley vi as also the first public event for new Chancellor Robert J. Birge- neau, who introduced the billionaire. Dean A. Richard Newton of the College of Engineering hosted Gates with a public conversation in front of an audience of mostly engineering students. Zellerbach Hall was seated to full capacity as many intensely listened to the business mas- termind ' s thoughts about the future of where technology was headed and how it would affect people all over the world. " I couldn ' t imagine a more exciting gradua- tion present than hearing Bill Gates talk. I really admire him and think he is doing great work, " said Lilya Krivulina, a senior majoring in electri- cal engineering and computer science. Engineering students like Krivulina anxiously awaited Gates ' appearance. Many stood in line for hours just to receive free tickets for the chance at seeing the world ' s richest man. Gates spoke mainly about the future of technology and the effect of globalization and outsourcing on the technology industry. " The global economy is not a zero sum war. But if the U.S. is no longer the richest country in the world, it ' ll have to compete on merit only. China and India have seen what we have done and are learning. They have made their universi- ties better and are expanding them. This says we have to step up and stay ahead ' to students from all over the world who will want to come here and make this an attractive place, " Gates said. Newton asked Gates to recommend to students which areas have the largest ability for growth in technology Gates responded by emphasizing the growing importance of those trained in both computer science and biology. He believed there to be a lot of promise in that area in the future, and those trained in both disciplines would be well-equipped to tackle future technological problems " Biology and computer science are complex systems, and the ideas of state and messaging are concepts that we develop in the world of computer science The way we see how nature uses those things — there is so much to be dis- covered, " said Gates. The ideas of state and messaging in biology are concepts of biological systems operate and respond to each other such as the pathway that transfers information from the brain to a person ' s arm telling it to move. These concepts can be used and studied and translated to a format that is useful in computer science and can provide much advancement to the field. Gates also highlighted the importance of edu- cation, especially the universities such as UC Berkeley. " I believe that the university system Is the number one thing that allows the U.S. to be the center of innovation. The quality of a few dozen institutions creates the people that allow us to lead the way, " said Gates. Dean Newton also praised Gates for his various philanthropy efforts. Only five percent of total funding for research goes towards 95 percent of the life-threatening diseases, while 95 percent of total funding goes towards five per- cent of the other life threatening diseases. One of Gates ' goals is to encourage more funding tor curable diseases that kill millions of people each year such as malaria. Gates chooses his phi- lanthropy efforts very carefully by focusing on diseases that are currently lacking funding and attention. He even joked that choosing where to give away his money was harder than actually earning it in the first place. " You have to be smarter when doing philan- thropic work because it ' s much harder to mea- sure its impact, " Gates said At the end of the conversation with Dean Newton, he opened up the floor for those attending to ask him questions This was a high- light for many audience members and students who were able to speak with Gates. " I didn ' t get to actually ask him a question, but I found it very rewarding to hear where the future might be headed. It gave me some direc- tion as to where I may want to focus my work in the future, " said Jason Li, a junior majoring in electrical engineering and computer science Junior electrical engineering and computer science student Imran Haque agreed with Li and added. " It was really interesting listening to such an influential person predict where he believes the future is. especially in technology " Gates concluded his talk by restating the importance of the top research universities in helping his company grow to what It has become Gates spoke for about an hour and attended a reception afterwards to meet some eager engineering students. Dean A Richard Newton of the College of Engineering hosted the public converstion in front of most engineering students. Zel- larbach Hall was seated to full capacity " The Global Economy is not a zero sum war. But if the U.S. is no longer the richest country in the world, it ' ll have to compete on merit only " BILL GATES ri I . V A 6 V V w ' i ACADEMICS Excited faculty and patrons cut the ribbion to the new music library dedicated to Jean Grey Hargrove (seated) The Jean Grey Hargrove music library completes the " arts quad " of art. music, and architecture buildings on the southeast corner of the Berkeley campus. Berkeley ' s Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library Finally Opens After Three Decades of Planning Moving with the Music JWSIMCHCM by Alexandria Lau After three decades of anticipa- tion and planning, UC Berkeley finally became home to its very own freestanding music library. Planted amongst Kroeber, Wurster, Hertz, and Morrison Halls on the southeast side of campus, The Jean Hargrove Music Library, celebrated its official grand opening on Sunday, Septem- ber 26, 2004. while the former library, being confined to a single floor In Morrison Hall, was unable to house a vast array of books, journals, and music sheets, the three-story Hargrove Music Library measures 28,775 in square feet and provides more than enough room to accom- modate the spatial needs of collections and patrons alike. In addition, the climate controls and enhanced security measures of the Har- grove library, which are not generally noticed but are appreciated by faculty, serve to pro- tect from deterioration the many anthologies of valuable music, some of which date as far back to the 11 " century. Last but not least. Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects of Atlanta, G A., the firm that headed up the construction project, made sure safety measures for the build- ing as a whole were a top priority. The shiny green tiles that decorate the roof are not just visually appealing, they also function as shock absorbers, making the structure less vulnerable to earthquakes damage Like many others who visited the music library before him. University Librarian Tom Leonard, was clearly impressed " Its like moving from a slump to a penthouse, " Leonard said. Members of the faculty who were recog- nized at the dedication ceremony include former and current department chairs Bonnie Wade and Wendy Allanbrook. Possibly the most honored guest present at the building ' s grand opening was the woman after whom the structure was named - Jean Gray Har- grove. Without her $4 million donation, the construction process would not have taken flight two years ago. Hargrove, who gradu- ated from Berkeley with a music degree in 1935, remained in the Bay Area to pursue her career as a concert pianist. Her gift demon- strated how public universities are still able to survive despite the threat of widespread budget cuts. Although third year music and art history major Clarissa Lyons did not participate in the day ' s events, which included a symposium, a series of string performances as well as the culminating dedication ceremony, she did show much appreciation for the new addition to the Berkeley campus According to Lyons, the best thing about the Hargrove library Is that it is equipped with plenty of well-lit places, as opposed to the old library in Morrison, which in her view, created an atmosphere that repelled more guests than it welcomed. " The new library is much more comfortable and IS a better studying environment for music majors and non-majors alike, " Lyons said. While her visits to the former library were limited to once every month, Lyons goes to the Hargrove library as often as three to four times a week In addition to using the Hargrove library to complete listening assign- ments for her music classes, the undergradu- ate student also used the facility to read mate- rial for general classes. Not everyone was as eager as Lyons to accept the library with open arms, however. Athletes have complained that one of the project ' s drawbacks was that it considerably scaled down the size of the North Field by several octaves, which many students used for recreational purposes such as soccer or Fris- bee Also, as with any construction project, the completion took longer than administra- tors had expected Still. Ralph Hexter. Executive Dean of the College of Letters and Science, pointed out that if one were to consider all the additional resources the Hargrove library offers both stu- dents and faculty, the completion was better late than never. While guests were quick to complement the exterior of the building. In Hexter ' s opinion, the intenor was its most attractive quality. " The real surprise is when you enter and you see the beautiful wood floors and you feel inspired to work with the treasures of the collection, " Hexter said " It combines my two greatest loves - books and music. " For those who have yet to visit the Har- grove library, Hexter assured them that they would be in for a genuine treat. As for the space in Morrison left over by the former library, it will soon be converted into a place that will provide additional practice rooms, teaching facilities and office space to be used by the music department 9a T RESEARCH by Henry Lin CITRIS will be the Newest Research and Classrom Building on Campus FACILTY OF THE FUTURE Construction on the new CITRIS headquarters began on November 3, 2004 with a groundbreaking cer- emony. CITRIS, or Center for Informa- tion Technology Research in the Inter- est of Society, is the newest class- room and research facility that began construction on the Berkeley campus. CITRIS is on of the California Institutes for Sciences and Innovation, an institution founded in 2000. It is funded by the state and seen as an investment to California ' s growing economy. Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, donor Dado Banatao, UC President Robert Dynes, special adviser to Governor Schwarzenegger for jobs and economic growth David Crane, graduate student Elizabeth Reilly, and outgo- ing CITRIS director Ruzena Bacjsy, symbolically broke ground on November 3, 2004, after the older north building of Davis Hall had been demolished. Chancellor Birgeneau spoke at the ceremony about how Berkeley is the perfect place for the building: " It is clear how exciting CITRIS is and how it builds on the exceptional strengths of UC Berkeley. Berkeley ' s academic breadth and strength provide a willingness to take on chal- lenges that other universities wouldn ' t, such as a research effort as large as CITRIS, " The new building will be located in the northeast corner of campus, adjacent to the newer Davis Hall and between Cory Hall and the Naval Architecture Building The offices will house more than 150 University of Cali- fornia staff from many disciplines and is over 145,000 square feet distributed over two base- ment floors and five above ground floors. The new CITRIS building will be the first building specifically dedicated to doing inter- disciplinary research to benefit the future of society. " The building will help us brea k free from old assumptions of how research is orga- nized, and bring science and teaching to bear on society, " said Dynes The new research facilities will allow biol- ogy and engineering professors and students to come together and work on projects such as the electronic ImmunoSensor chip that is able to detect viruses and pathogens in the human circulatory system. Elizabeth Reilly, a graduate student in mechanical engineering working with CITRIS, explained her reasons for choosing Berkeley to further her education. " I came to Cal because I felt there was an opportunity to do research that really matters, A center like CITRIS that is truly in the interest of society — that ' s where my research interests lie, " said Reilly. Dean Newton, of the College of Engineer- ing, also emphasized the importance of inter- disciplinary work. " Whether it is working with a team of Berkeley faculty and students who traveled to Japan to study liquefaction in the wake of recent earthquakes, giving biologists a wealth of data on microclimates from sensors atop redwood trees, or collaborating to increase energy efficiency in buildings, " said Newton. " Interaction among CITRIS faculty and stu- dents with experts in a variety of fields drives technical developments. " To nourish advancement in the most inno- vative research, state-of-the-art facilities will be necessary. " The faculty who are engaged in CITRIS are spread around campus, and many of them have very bad facilities, so there is a need for a better space, a more coherent space, a new space, " said Bajcsy. The entire facility will cost over S270 million, of which $90 million is from state funds, and the remaining is raised from industry and private donations. Although the initial investment was high, CITRIS officials are confident that the ben- efits of the new facility will far exceed the initial investment cost and contribute valuable prod- ucts and research to society as a whole " CITRIS designed a research agenda to improve the quality of people ' s lives in Califor- nia, in the United States, and throughout the world, " Newton said. One of the highlights of CITRIS facilities will be the nanofabrication lab, which will replace the current microfabrication labs. Microfabri- cation labs have been around a long time to produce micro-sized devices and parts. The new nanofabrication lab will be used to make even smaller devices and parts that will be one thousand times smaller than what microfabri- cation labs can produce. Another attractive feature of the CITRIS building is that the facility will be open to any researcher who wishes to develop a product that will not require royalty fees. In other words, this means that anything developed at the facility can be used by anyone else free of charge. This is meant for a more free-flow- ing idea development environment that will attract the top researchers in the world to work together on projects. An example of this is " smart dust " Kris Pister, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, developed smart dust. Smart dusts are tiny, low-cost, wireless sen- sors that form networks and have the capabil- ity to develop into a wide range of new inven- tions. It was projected that by 2008, the smart dust industry will be valued in the range of SI billion to $2.5 billion. The new facility was approved by former Governor Gray Davis and continues to receive support from current Governor Schwarzeneg- ger. Davis believed the mission of the facility was to invent the future Schwarzenegger, in a written statement, called the facility " job cre- ators that fuel the California economy- Crane, representing both Davis and Schwar- zenegger, supported these goals stating, " Just as mining was the mainstay a century ago, engineering and technology drive California ' s economy today, and state-ofthe-art facilities like the CITRIS building are critical to maintain- ing the preeminence of California " Newton finished off his speech at the ground breaking by restating the importance of the event " The groundbreaking marked a milestone for multidisciplinary research Scholars, who usually work in isolation from each other and from the world at large, will finally have a space dedicated specifically to collaboration, " Newton said. The facility is set to be completed In 2007. » SECOND t ' hS BEST New University Rankings Set Berkeley as Second Best Worldwide by Stephanie Pace Berkeley came in second overall In the Top 200 in the new ranking of universities by the 7 mes Higher Edu- cation Supplement, a weekly British newspaper emphasizing higher-ed issues, behind only Harvard University and ahead of MIT, Caltech, Oxford, Cambridge, Stanford, Vale, Princeton, Columbia and other ranking favorites. " That Berl eley placed second in the world in a ranking of top universities by the Times Higher Education Supplement and has subse- quently placed first in engineering information technology, fourth in sciences, third in arts humanities and third in social sciences is yet more testimonial to the scholarly excellence of this university, " said Robert Birgeneau, DC Berkeley Chancellor. THES study ' s heavy reliance on university reputation, which is expressed in non-quanti- tative terms by a sample of 1 ,300 international faculties, places its finalized data under suspi- cion. Other quantifiable factors are dismissed. The THES claims to offer an idea of what the criteria are for the leading institutions around the world Its large and respectable audience in the United Kingdom legitimizes the THES proclamations. THES confidently prances around with a reputation comparable to the Chronicle of Higher Education and its loyal and widespread U.S. audience. The criteria for the THES ranking differs from distinguished ranking enterprises, such as the National Research Council ' s survey of Ph.D. programs and the US. News and World Report ' s highly influential and highly profitable annual ranking of undergraduate institutions. Half of the university ' s final score depended solely on its reputation, calculated by " peer review " responses submitted by 1 ,300 acad- emies worldwide, all of which identified them- selves as capable of commenting on specific academic subjects, geographic areas, and their top university choices Although Berke- ley surpassed Harvard in this round, it lost many marks to the Ivy-League nemesis in the student faculty ratio category. Twenty percent of the score underscored " a ranking of research impact, " which is credited by the number of citations that appear for each faculty member when searched in the U.S- based Thomson Scientific database. Another 20 percent relies on the student faculty ratio, which defines an excellent professor as " a simple and robust one that captures a univer- sity ' s commitment to teaching. " The final 10 percent depended on two factors regarding the institution ' s " international orientation " : the per- centage of overseas students enrolled and the percentage of international faculty employed. There is a greater distance of point scoring among the top-ranked contenders than with the lower-ranked ones, indicating a trend that the cream of the crop may hold their ranking indisputably but with the others, the competi- tion is too fierce and nebulous to be decisive and clear. The THES graded on a curve, placing Harvard with 1,000 points, Berkeley less Har- vard more than 100 points, and MIT with 90 points less than Berkeley. But once out of the Top 10, the point separation drastically dimin- ishes with four points separating No. 10 ETH Zurich and No.l 1 London School of Economics and a fraction of a point separating No.l 3 Chi- cago from No. 14 Imperial College London, The arbitrary selection, number, and valid self-identified expertise of the 1 ,300 " peer- reviewing " respondents leads to the greater investigation as to the true methodology applied in the rankings. The 20-percent weight on citations favors English-speaking countries and those strongly based in the natural sci- ences. Calculations of student faculty ratios fail to include GSIs and adjunct faculty Each uni- versity provided its own data for each category in the ranking process; and critics purport that post-9 1 1 policy may hamper international-stu- dent recruitment for university enrollment. Despite the anxiety over the authenticity and authority of THES and Berkeley ' s placement in its rankings, Berkeley ' s high placement in the 1995 NRC rating of Ph D program is legend and still heralded Thirty-five out of 36 graduate programs are ranked in the top 1 in their fields in that study, with six of them ranked No 1 nationwide Contrary to THES ' s less strict ranking methodol- ogy, NRC conducted thorough research to plan their rankings, consulting more than 8,000 faculty nationwide as opposed to THES ' s sample of 1,300 worldwide Jeff Reimer, Associate Dean of the Graduate Division, explains his anxiety, claiming that there is an unlimited number of circumstantial impacts on university rankings and emphasizes that a more disciplined graduate school admissions pro- cess will guarantee Berkeley ' s security in the Top 10 in any PhD or university research rankings Reduced financial support for graduate stu- dent IS the greatest and most viable threat to the Berkeley ' s reputation. A large part of the worry is that the graduate students partake in the most cutting-edge research and that they set the intellectual climate of the campus and not the faculty. It appears that is the salary system degenerates, the few attractive candi- dates will lose interest in this university. Grad students have the most rapid turnover rate so the real question appears to be who will sup- port the grad student when the fees they are paying escalate to rates they cannot pay Reimer also clarifies that graduate students are " extremely savvy, very attuned to what ' s in their best interest, " leading him to conclude that any negative or dubious change in the " academic underpinnings of a university ' s repu- tation " will be quickly alleged and the quality of graduate students will undoubtedly be tainted. Birgeneau underscores that the university ' s reputation does not depend on the rankings and that each prospective UC Berkeley stu- dent can include the rankings as part of their criteria to attending this university but that it should not constitute the reason for the ultimate choice He exhorts the importance of Berkeley ' s distance from rankings in their pur- suit of top-flight candidates for admission. However, a UCLA study shows that nearly 80 percent of students consider top-university rankings as an important element in their deci- sion-making process. " You have to take these rankings, even the ones whose methodology appears sound, with a grain of salt — unless, of course you do very well, " said Chancellor Birgeneau. " Rank- ing measures can be arrayed in many ways but the breadth and depth of Berkeley schol- arship is self-evident in the quality of our faculty, staff and students, and in the many contributions our alumni make to the world Mary Catherine and I are so very pleased by Berkeley ' s dedication to excellence and lead- ership We encourage all of you to both take pride and take heart — Berkeley is a model for public education, and the Cal community is its heart and soul. " T students of Color Rise Amidst Controversy by Stephanie Pace A multicultural, multiethnic, multiracial campus at Berkeley continues to be a sensitive topic of debate. It is uncontested that students of color across UC campuses feel isolated when they go to colleges with the lack of racial variety in graduate and undergraduate schools. Because Berkeley Is a top feeder to medical and graduate schools, sociology professor Troy Duster states that the decrease In diversity will mean a reduced supply of minority doctors who often serve minority communities and of minority professors to teach future college students Also, many students on campus feel like they are more isolated. " When there ' s no one that looks like you in your class, it ' s harder to get Into a study group. It ' s much more intimidating, and it ' s stressful on individual students to deal with this every day, " says Arlan White, an African- American student activist and former ASUC senator. Many students used to see many more minority students on campus where as now there are none. However, Asian and white students believe this Is more fair to them. The proportion of Members of BAMN (By Any Means Necessary) stage a campuswide demonstration to draw attention to multiethnic issues on campus as well as the debated topic ol affifmative action Berkeley, a top ranked university. IS for many only a dream school to attend because of an inherently discriminatory admission system Others contend that the current system is fair and any high- achieving applicant has equal opportunities for admission ACADEMICS Asian American students on campus climbed from 33 5 to 39.8 percent between 1998 and 2002, while white students maintain a 34 percent acceptance rate. According to Rong-Gong II of 2003, former editor-in-chief of the Daily Cal, eliminating affirmative action contributed to a more equitable process. " Many students feel I got there on my own merit, and there shouldn ' t be any racial preferences at all, " he says. Philosophy professor John Searle believes Cal is better off. •Affirmative action was a disaster, " says Searle, who served on the faculty admissions committee. " We had a sizable number of people who were not prepared to do college work. We don ' t have them any more " Now, freshmen are entering with higher grades and test scores and more honors and advanced placement classes than ever before. Uncapped GPAs, which include extra points for AP and honors classes, rose from an average of 4 07 in 1995, the year of the affirmative action ban. to 4.12 in 1997 In last fall ' s entering class, the average hit 4.28. Test scores climbed as well: From 1 995 to 1 997. the average SAT scores rose from 1 236 to 1 323 while average SAT II scores in the 95 ' and 97 ' classes rose from 1856b to 1976 while ' 02 freshen posted an average of 2032. Competition has elevated due to a greater volume of students vying for the same number of seats at Berkeley. Compared to the campus receiving 22, 81 1 freshman applicants in 1995. this fall the campus received approximately 36. 920 An applicant ' s chances of getting in have dropped from 38 percent to 23 percent. The increased competition alone could also explain the higher grades and test scores. By approving Proposition 209. the UC reagents, admissions officers and California voters did away with affirmative action in public education, hiring and contracting. Groups like BAMN (the Committee to Restore Affirmative Action By Any Means Necessary) still fight to reverse the 209. Instead of challenging race-blind policies, now many groups are trying to work within them Many believe that the debate on race and admissions will bring about policy change opted for by both conservatives and liberals alike and that even though there was a counter-initiative to repeal Proposition 209 placed on the ballot, there would not be as much support for it as for the " comprehensive review " admissions process. This process assesses each applicant in a holistic fashion, considering not only grades and test scores but also the curriculum offered by the student ' s school, the trends in student ' s grades, the student ' s socioeconomic situation and parents ' educational level and other factors like the student ' s leadership ability, maturity and insight. This process has also been favored by civil rights groups on campus who settled their cases against the UC system for declining enrollments of underrepresented minorities after the " comprehensive review " process was adopted system-wide. Justice Sandra Day O ' Connor exhorted universities to consider applicants individually, encouraging them to using the comprehensive approach similar to that initiated at Berkeley In the next decade, affirmative action should not be necessary. With this new ruling, public universities will be able to maintain a diverse enrollment with a de facto model that is trustworthy and fair. THE PHYSICS OF ADVERTISEMENT A group of researchers, Including Thomas Gilbert, a Ph.D. graduate stu- dent in finance at DC Berkeley ' s Haas School of Business, recently published a report in the journal Physical Review Letters, which analyzes the dynamics of commercial success for 1 38 books on Amazon. com ' s Top 50 list between 2002 and 2004 using a statistical phys- ics model for complex systems. The researchers also endeavor to qualify consumer behavior using the model. " Systematically, we found a trend of a simple network model In society. One person. by Stephanie Pace called a starter, sees a cool book, buys it, reads It. realizes it has changed his life, so he goes and tells his girlfriend, mother, sister, and brother. He ' s the mother node. Then he ' s going to tell a certain number of daughter and granddaughter nodes Then they will propagate news to friends, colleagues and sisters and so on and so forth, " Gilbert said. The study emphasizes two types of sales peaks: exogenous shocks, which are illustrated in books reaching their peak abruptly then almost immediately experiencing decreasing sales, and endogenous shocks, which are dem- onstrated in books reaching top rankings after a longer period of time and then experiencing a gradual decrease in sales " It ' s amazing how we can model consumer behavior in a very accurate way It ' s striking that It works so well Potentially, we thought marketing and advertising houses would be interested in this research. This is a very simple tool used to measured consumer response where one could isolate impact of particular shock and could figure how a network responds in certain times to certain advertising You could time the market to see at what point and time they would want to release certain advertising before sales decrease too much or before the whole net- work dies. " Gilbert said " Most businessmen rely on intuition and years of experience to be successful at their ACADEMICS Ph D student. Thomas Gilbert, pictured right, recently discovered the dynamics of Amazon corns top 50 list. l-llk l. to Crash Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems Haas Ph.D. Student Reveals Econophysics of and the Mechanics of Its Bestseller List ' T job. They are qualitative marketers. What would be great, however, is figuring out a quantitative way of supporting their analyses and confirming their judgments and selling more using this new algorithm, " Gilbert said. By analyzing Amazon, com ' s bestseller database, which includes thousands of books with popularity rankings based on sales data updated hourly and adapting it to a generic network model, Gilbert successfully deter- mined that the " econophysics " model applied to forecast earthquake aftershocks, stock market crashes and epidemics can also be used to study consumer behavior specifically in terms of books as sales products. " In the stock market, financial crashes look a lot like endogenous and exogenous models. People in financing economics people are now just starting to think of eco- nomics and communication as interacting in a network- Physicists and biologists have been working on this for decades. Potentially interesting to see how demand works and how inflammation works in the economy with a monopolist, rephrasing economic theory in networks is completely new, " Gilbert said Gilbert added, " Fundamental economic theory stated that networks function accord- ing to perfect competition and was never thought of as in a network. The key is that you model a link between people. In the neoclas- sical sense of the theory, you just have one product then another product in the distance and somehow prices fit in the middle but it was never clear exactly how the connec- tion was happening. We are all connected by media- by word-of-mouth, newspapers, radio. " Exogenous shocks fails to penetrate the sales network, because it fails to influence consumers on a personal level, only motivating rapid spurts of sales due to successful market- ing strategies and convenient social influences. In a specific example, Professor Didier Sornette at UCLA discovered that immediately after post- ing his interview with MSN on its " Moneycen- tral " Web site in January 2003, his book on why stock markets crash rocketed from its ranking of 4,000 to No. 5 The books popularity fashion- ably and inevitably dissembled soon after. " The radio interview with MSNBC was the shock that hit the system The complex system of potential buyers online or watching the news, society as a whole, was not expecting this shock Suddenly this thing hits their faces like a hammerhead, people buy the because they ' re getting excited, but the reason why it decayed very fast is that the shock didn ' t quite penetrate the network. You see a billboard and say I ' m going to go buy it But it ' s nothing special and you wont tell friends or family so then sales decrease rapidly, " Gilbert said. On the other hand. The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood snared its bestseller spot and secured it with the assistance of loyal and intimate fans. The book ' s feeble initial printing of 20,000 copies and lack of a major marketing plan did not seem to deter its success. " Books are the simplest consumer good that people buy only for personal use. There ' s no real incentive to buy a book except for pure personal enjoyment. Not all people read books nor do they want to read books on a regular basis, " Gilbert said. With endogenous shock, convincing a niche of small book clubs or devoted literary fans will increase the likelihood of penetrating a network of buyers and selling a lot for higher. Gilbert notes that timing the market well in terms of advertisements is a crucial element in a publisher ' s attempt to re-launch a book that IS starting to decay " In endogenous shock, the book is actually very good and the author is nice but unknown. It is basically the right book at the right time. It can also be likened to a fad that starts small then gets large after some time. It ' s an accu- mulation of little shocks and news that propa- gates in the network and then a big shock reaching the 1 spot without advertising and |ust word-of-mouth propagation, " Gilbert said. Endogenous shock has more stay-power with its spread-the-word-about-a-book maneuver as opposed to exogenous strategies of poF)-up ads. " Books are never advertised on television or on billboards. You trust a friend ' s opinion more than a billboard ' s opinion, because the good news about the book is penetrating the network a lot more through word-of-mouth propagation. It ' s much deeper because you ' re likely to believe your friend than a billboard It ' s more likely to penetrate the network and be really deeply rooted in people ' s mind and have sales decay slowly. " Gilbert said Gilbert collaborated with Sornette. Fabrice Deschatres of the Ecole Normale Superieure in France and Yann Ageon of the University of Nice, France, on this bestseller project. " Now we ' re thinking of putting this model in a black box where you can input data and it spits out what sales would look like, " Gilbert said. T 1. F r m,mm[ mi JMHTOUNTANA I C5 THERMCDYNAMIC TRIUMPH by Henry Lin Professor John M. Prausnitz Receives National Medal of Science Once again, the nation ' s highest scientific honor was awarded to a University of California, Berkeley, faculty member. On February 14, 2005, President George W. Bush announced the eight eminent winners of the National Medal of Science. The Berkeley winner was Professor John M. Prausnitz, of chemical engineering and faculty senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Prausnitz was presented with the award on March 14, 2005, in a ceremony at the White House. The National Medal of Science honors individuals in a variety of fields for pioneering scientific research that has benefited the entire world in terms of innovations and keeps the United States atop the global economy. The award which has honored twenty-six University of California. Berkeley faculty members was established by Congress in 1959 and is administered by the National Science Foundation. Prausnitz earned his bachelor ' s degree from Cornell University and his Ph.D. from Princeton University, both in chemical engineering. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1 955, Prausnitz joined the University of California, Berkeley faculty He also has honorary doctorates from the University of LAquila in Italy, Technical University of Berlin, Princeton University, and just last April he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Padua in Italy. In the past 50 years at Berkeley. Prausnitz has mentored 75 PhD students and 35 post-doctoral fellows. He has authored or co- authored over 600 publications and several textbooks. His most popular books are: Molecular Thermodynamics of Fluid Phase Equilibria and Properties of Gases and Liquids. Prausnitz is best known for developing the field of molecular thermodynamics. Molecular thermodynamics describes the way molecules interact in fluids and solids. This helps chemical plants to become more efficient, environmentally friendly, safe, and to reduce energy consumption. Typical chemical plants that benefit from his technology include manufacturers of polymers, plastics, and pharmaceuticals, as well as petroleum refineries. " We look at the molecular properties of the individual molecules and scale up to find out the properties of a fluid or solid, be it water, oil, air or natural gas, " Prausnitz said. " This way, we can do calculations that tell us what the molecules will do in a large chemical process. " Prausnitz was also one of the top contributors to designing modern chemical manufacturing processes around the world. The processes include using software to make quantitative predictions rather than experimentally testing using trial-and- error One software he created, Unifac, has been freely distributed and used by many manufacturing plants. He also co-authored the first book on computer calculations of phase equilibria nearly two decades before the widespread use of computers to predict physical properties of fluids Polymer manufacturing plants also use his Innovative concepts to help increase the efficiency of the plants Prausnitz refined methods for separating oxygen from atmospheric air by distilling air at low temperatures. Prausnitz ' s current research and contributions have been to apply his ideas on molecular thermodynamics to biotechnology and bioengineering. " John has pioneered the application of molecular thermodynamics to emerging as well as existing industries, " said Harvey Blanch, University of California, Berkeley professor of chemical engineering. " Over 15 years ago, John recognized the important role that thermodynamics could play in biotechnology. During the course of our subsequent collaboration, John translated advances in molecular thermodynamics from a chemical to a biological context, providing the fundamental underpinnings for many bioprocesses, including bioseparations, enzymatic catalysis and protein stabilization " His research goal is to obtain, interpret, and correlate thermodynamic properties of fluids and solids to apply his techniques to design a chemical process or product. " Toward that end, we obtain experimental data, perform Monte-Carlo molecular simulations and develop molecular- thermodynamic models based on the statistical mechanics of fluids and solids, " said Prausnitz. " While these research studies contribute to our fundamental understanding of condensed matter, their primary application is for industrial chemical engineering design and for related industries such as biotechnology. " Prausnitz is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. - SURFING BRAINWAVES by Henry Lin Mathematical models are used to simulate brain waves during seizure ► A Merjl ikjil radiograph of an epilepsy palleni with a serlei of electrodes implanted into his lirain by Or Nicholas Bartiaro at UCSF The electrodes allowed neurologists to map the electrical activity produced during ttw pMent ' s seinires in preparation for iKaIn surgery. The Inset at right highlights the mathematical model of the etectncal waves, which was compared with the actual readings from the two electrodes noted. UC ■ems OB SMUM TMK HUM raUIKMSI ACADEMICS A research group from University of California, Berkeley, has created a mathematical model that helps neurologists understand brain waves, specifically the pattern that occurs during brain seizures. Mark Kramer, a Ph.D. student in UC Berkeley ' s Applied Science and Technology Program is the lead author of the journal pertaining to this mathematical model. The journal was published on March 22, 2005, issue of the Journal of the Royal Society of London Interface. The research was funded by the National Science Foundation and a Berkeley Fellowship from the University of California. " We ' re trying to get to the underlying state of the brain that leads to these seizures, " said Kramer. He hopes that this model will help doctors in treating epilepsy. Kramer and his fellow researchers used stochastic partial differential equations to describe the makeup and structure of the brain. Kramer ' s team along with Dr. Heidi Kirsch, assistant professor of neurology at UC San Francisco ' s Epilepsy Center, then tested this model. The model was tested with the help of one of Kirsch ' s patients as a test subject. The patient was a 49-year-old male that regularly had seizures that were not able to be controlled by medication and was diagnosed with mesial temporal sclerosis. This condition occurs when the part of the brain associated with memory organization, also known as the hippocampus, is smaller compared to that of a normal person. Most patients diagnosed with epilepsy respond to medication The patients that do not respond to medication can only be cured by surgery. " For one-third of patients (with epilepsyl. surgical removal of the part of the brain where seizures begin may off a cure. " said Kirsch. " The goal in seizure surgery is to find one spot where the seizure comes from, and when taking it out, to not hurt the patient. " Surgery is a very dangerous procedure, especially on the brain. This provides an even greater motivation to discover other methods of treating patients with epilepsy. " Our hope Is to provide a model that can be used to evaluate potential seizure treatments so we can move beyond the need for lobectomies, " said Andrew Szeri, University of California professor of mechanical engineering and applied science and technology. To isolate only one part of the brain, 64 electrodes were implanted into his brain for one week. This allowed the researchers to look at six different seizures and find out where the seizures occurred in the brain. The waveforms were compared to their mathematical model and found seizures occurring at two subdural electrodes that were close by. They knew they had located the right region because the data showed a delay of 25 milliseconds between the two electrodes, which is a good indication that seizures occurred there. Epilepsies can be caused by many different factors. Epilepsies can be the result of illness or injury to the head and brain or even abnormal brain development from childhood. Another cause of epilepsies is an imbalance in chemical neurotransmitters. The neurotransmitters send messages throughout the brain. There are a few places in which epilepsies can occur as well. The ones that are a result of genetics can sometimes appear at various sites around the brain almost at the same time while non-genetic linked seizures can originate at a certain part of the brain called the " seizure focus. " The seizures that originate at the " seizure focus " eventually spread out to other parts of the brain like cancer would spread through an infected person ' s body Seizures are detectable based on brain waves because patterns start to arise rather than random waves, A normal brain will produce random continuous electrical waves from the brain that can be viewed with an electroencephalogram. A normal brain electrical wave is not very interesting to look at, per se, because of the randomness. Things become " interesting " when seizures occur because slight patterns or at least redundancies can be observed. " Normal brain waves would resemble jagged lines with no apparent pattern or order, " said Szeri. " But in the brains of epilepsy patients, the spreading of a seizure IS made manifest by strong coherent waves of electrical activity in the cortex. " The research group is trying to focus in on these strong coherent waves so they can design a mathematical model that can simulate the brain waves of a patient undergoing a seizure, " Our hope is that the model can highlight potential areas where a seizure can be stopped, " said Kramer So far the research group has come up with a model that has been compared to actual epilepsy patients and the results have been very promising, but more detail is needed. ' The wave signals from both the model and the observational data were similar in shape, frequency, and speed of propagation, " said Kramer. " That suggests that our model is pretty accurate. " Although the model is fairly accurate, the whole picture has not been presented. The models only show what happens, but their ultimate goal is to figure out why it happens and how to prevent seizures from occurring in the first place. " Electrodes reveal the consequence of the abnormal brain activity, but they don ' t get at the cause, " said Szeri. " If we understand why and how these strong coherent waves progress over the surface of the brain, then we have a hope of doing something to change the situation by disrupti ng the signal " The spread of the seizure across the brain must first be modeled so that researchers can figure out where to stop the spread and how certain drugs and medication will react when the signals are intervened Mathematical models can simulate the mechanisms and reactions that occur when certain drugs are applied to specific areas of the brain where seizures occur Ongoing research is still continuing in hopes of finding a way to stop epileptic seizures 77 ,£ «« Undergraduate 3 % r?rtT m UllHri Majors " " 3 ' in IIJ Tle . l BY HENRY LIN • PHOTOS BY HUY NGAOU III This year, the r mes Higher Education Supplement (UK) ranked Berkeley as the second-best university in the world. No doubt, with 300 degree pro- 11 m I grams, Berkeley offers the best professors and facilities for its students. With such a variety of majors (and even the choice of creating a custom major) all Cal students can surely find something they ' re passionate about il I Featured in this section are the most populous undergraduate majors. Mm — I rM m p ' — f p=i- ARCHITECTURE The undergraduate program in architecture is part of the College of Environmental Design The major offers a combination of environmen- tal design and architecture courses and stu- dios that provide a wide range of options for those students maioring in architecture. Each student ' s academic plans are individualized by the student and with the help and guidance of an advisor Core courses are required that give a very broad overview of all the various fields in architecture in order for students to figure out where they want to specialize Areas of specialization include: community design, applied building sciences, design methods, history and theory, or the social basis of de- sign The program also allows students to have pre-professiona! competency for entry-level employment in architecture, to pursue gradu- ate work, or to obtain the necessary skills for other studies in related fields. 5« S I. ri BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION The Haas School of Business is one of the na- tions highest ranked business schools. It is also the oldest business school at the univer- sity, dating from its establishment in 1898. The school has over 160 faculty members that teach management education in an in- novative academic culture and focus on coop- erative teamwork, entrepreneurship, a global point of view, and an emphasis on new ideas and fresh perspectives. The programs offer students many new ideas and knowledge that can be applied to all areas of business and offer Insight on starting new businesses. The Haas School of Business campus was opened in 1 995 and consists of three connected buildings with a central courtyard in order to create a sense of community and promote in- teractions among students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The mission statement of the under- graduate business administration program is to " serve students by providing an environ- ment in which they can excel academically, professionally, socially, and personally. " Stu- dents hoping to enter this major must fulfill many prerequisites, breadth requirements, and take a foreign language in the first two years of college as well as successfully com- pleting sixty semester units. ECONOMICS Unlike most other departments, economics is a major that goes straight into theory and only of intermediate level. Theory is an integral part to economics so students are immediately exposed to theoretical concepts and later move on to van- ous kinds of economic analysis Overall, the de- partment is organized into three main disciplines including. Economic Theory, Applications and Institutons, and Economic History and History of Economic Thought. The largest discipline is Ap- plications and Institutions, which contains courses that are practical and necessary to analyzing cur- rent economic phenomena. The theory courses have a larger emphasis on mathematics and quantitative approaches to economics while the history courses past events and social evolutions are analyzed using economic ideas and models Admission into the major has one of the most competitive requirements with a minimum GPA of 3 and an average GPA of 3 4 in all prerequisite classes. ACAOEIMICS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE In the past 50 years, electrical engineering and computer science has developed rapidly and continues to grow into a discipline that directly affects our daily lives. This discipline is at the center of our technologically advanced soci- ety today. The most prominent products that are being used in our every day lives are com- puter, communication systems and devices, and consumer electronics such as televisions, DVD players, music players, and microvsove ovens, just to name a few. Many of these prod- ucts can even be considered vital to every day life by today ' s standards. The development of these products are divided into different areas of electrical engineering which are part of the courses offered including solid-state circuits, bioelectronics. radiation and propagation, power systems, control systems, communica- tions and Information theory, circuit-theory, large-scale networks and systems, computer- aided design, digital signal processing, and robotics. The computer science aspect is be- coming increasingly important with theoretical topics such as algorithms, artificial intelligence, and computer architecture. Practical courses are also offered such as computer graphics, da- tabase management, and software engineering. f WHEELER HALL ENGLISH The major in English Is designed to Introduce interested students to the history of English literature and acquaint them with a wide range of historical periods and cultures where the English language and writing is prominent Following this methodology, the faculty hopes to create an awareness of methods and theo- ries of literature, culture, and critical writ- ing to their students. Courses are offered in literature, language, and writing. Literature courses are organized by different topics In- cluding: authors, historical periods, genres, critical theories and methods, and cultural and multicultural studies Language courses focus on both history and structure of English and writing courses help students develop their expository and creative writing skills. So many choices make the education very diverse and students can find take courses solely based on personal interests This adds to the appeal of the major to many students. DWINELLE HALL HISTORY Currently ranked second in the United States by US News and World Report rankings, the Department of History is one of the largest and most respected departments in the College of Letters and Science The departments faculty covers all major geographical and chronologi- cal fields of history and even has an extensive background in the history of Asia, a continent in which many other history departments are finally beginning to offer courses in The department, however, is most known for its reputation In the studies of Ancient Medieval, Modern European, Latin American, and United States history Also impressive is the seven current and ten former living fac ulty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Most recently, the department is ex- panding Its knowledge in African history which makes its one of the most capacious and inclu- sive academic majors. VALLEY LIFE SCIENCES BUILDING INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY The name. Integrative Biology, is based on the belief of the department in which bio- logical systems must be studied by bring- ing together many different perspectives and disciplines that come together and help solve the mystery that is biology. The faculty members have a wide range of specialties including behaviorists. cell developmental biologists, ecologists. evolutionary biolo- gists, geneticists, morphologists. paleontolo- gists, physiologists, and systemastists. The purpose of having such a diverse faculty is so that Integrative Biology students can be more educated and prepared in pursuing careers in the biological sciences as well as physical sci- ences and social sciences The major focus of the department is a wide range of biological systems More specifically, what the structure and function of the different biological sys- tems provides. The department covers the entire spectrum of the biological sciences from molecules to ecosystems and encour- ages students to pursue research in the area of most interest to the student. VALLEY LIFE SCIE I r I P f I I I AD The department of Molecular and Cell Biology IS the largest major on campus and its main A rM IJ C I focus for teaching and research include mo- lecular structures and the cellular life includ- BIOLOGY ing processes, function, reproduction, and development of living organisms. Although this field sounds very specialized, It Is actually very broad and has many different special- ized disciplines The specialized disciplines include biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, genetics, cell physiology, cell anato- my, immunology, and neurobiology. Students in the major can choose from five different emphases that provide a strong foundation to be used in research, teaching life sciences, employment in the biotechnology industry, and further study in health or environmental. Choosing one of the five emphases will de- termine which courses a student needs for graduation with some flexibility in elective classes The five emphases are Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cell and Developmen- tal Biology, Genetics and Development, Immu- nology, and Neurobiology. as BARROWS HALL POLITICAL SCIENCE In the past four decades, the department of Political science has been continually ranked among the top political science departments in the United States. A major tradition that the faculty follows is valuing theoretical diver- sity, intellectual breadth, analytic rigor, and scholarly excellence rather than standing by any particular class of theory or method of analysis Political science in its essence is the " study of power in the operation of human society " This idea is broken down into cen- tral ideas such as the ethical problems atten- dant upon the exercise of power; the diversity of political systems found among nations and the importance associated with these differ- ences: and the history of our important politi- cal ideas, such as liberty, justice, community, and morality Such difficult topics result in many challenging courses that have an em- phasis on critical reading and analytical writ- ing. Typical courses require reading of about half a dozen books and writing a research paper The courses are divided into nine dif- ferent subject fields so that faculty can teach ' " — " 1 classes associated with their expertise. 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For most here at Cal, these series of events mean one thing and one thing only - that the day of the Big Game, an annual football match between Cal and longtime rival Stan- ford, was fast approaching. But for one group of musically-inclined students, called For Cfirist ' s Sake, it was not the football game that they looked forward to with the most anticipation. Rather, members of the Christian a cappella group were more concerned about their performance at another " big " event of similar intensity, called the Big Sing-Off The only difference between this contest and the football match was that this showcase required its participants to compete using their vocal abili- ties instead of their athletic abilities. Although FCS performed for large audiences in the past, never before had the group sung in front of a crowd this large, whose size was estimated to fill two-thirds of Wheeler Audi- torium. The event was also significant in that FCS had never performed before an audience who was not predominantly Christian, Having offended a handful of Jewish students at a previ- ous performance with lyrics that mentioned the death and resurrection of Christ, members of FCS were nervous about how their peers would react to the message of the gospel Lastly, the Big Sing-Off was the first time FCS was featured among as many prominent a cappella groups as were present at the showcase. From Artists in Resonance to the Men ' s Octet, pressure was on FCS to live up to the musical standards already established by other groups on campus. Although they had every reason to drop out, members felt compelled to stay because this " Our goal is not to be popular for the sake of being so, but rather our goal is to spread the words of the gospel throughout the campus. " filled with anticipation, meoiber) rehearse (or the upcom ing Btg Sing-Off against nval Stanford University FCS ' s concert dppea ' dnce allows iheif voices as well as their message to be heard Concerts often feature solos accompanied by the rest of the ensemble Fall 2004 Members Theresa Ly. Tiffany Louie. Vania Vip, Alexandria Lau. Grace Chen, Lydia Im. Stephanie Tien, James Kim. Jedidiah Chow. Timothy Paik. Andrew Tai. Eric Cheng, Joseph Cho. Leo Choi ORGANIZATIONS ¥ was their chance to use music as a means to tell others about their faith in God - and if that meant facing adversity, so be it. " We came in really nervous and unsure of what they would think, but we gave it up to God and it turned out better than how we thought it would. " said director Theresa Ly, a third-year double majoring in integrative biol- ogy and public health Some members admitted to having sweaty palms as they filed on to sing the first piece entitled, " I Celebrate the Day, " a cover song about Jesus ' birth written by Christian punk band Relient K But by their second song, all fears had dissolved; especially once the crowd began clapping along with the wonderfully choreographed gospel tune, " Joyful Joyful " Besides increased exposure to the com- munity as demonstrated by their appearance at the Big Sing-Off, FCS has indeed come a long way from what it once was when it was first conceived in the winter of 2000 For one thing, while the group now boasts of 14 MM members, it started out with only five. Group dynamics were also what had contributed to FCS ' s shaky beginning, according to former director Benjamin Poon, class of 2003. " When I first took leadership, there were some personality differences between several members of the group which caused tension and arguments, " said Poon. " There were many, many times that I felt like quitting - more than I would like to admit. ..but (God) kept me going, changed my heart, and did work in the group despite me. There is no way I can take for myself the credit for such good work. " Group cohesiveness has improved over time that is for sure. While it was hard for Poon to motivate old members to withstand each other during practices, current FCS members not only sing together but also enjoy studying together, and they even cook together once in a while This camaraderie was especially evident during finals week when several members went to the trouble of making homemade ice cream sandwiches and Christmas cards to encourage those who were still struggling to make it through their exams. This IS not to say that the current group does not have problems of their own. For evidence, one only has to ask business manager Tiffany Louie, a third-year mass communications major, about how many times she has felt frustrated while trying to collect late fees from those who neglect to be punctual Still, Louie remained dedicated because of their mission. Although much has changed for FCS since Its birth, its purpose remains one and the same - to glorify God in evangelism and worship through song. " Overall I have stayed because our mission and purpose Is being achieved bit by bit, " Louie said. " Our goal is not to be popular for the sake of being so. but rather our goal is to spread the words of the gospel throughout the campus, and I can tangibly see that this is happening, especially when it IS causing people to question God and His existence. " " And five, six, sev-en, eight, " Sheena bobbed her head as she counted to the beat. Girls in tees, athletic pants, and sneakers arranged in two rows of three before her stepped to their right in unison and spun their arms in an arc about their heads as they swayed their hips to Sheena ' s steady 8-count. Intent on executing each movement with energy, grace, and style, they danced with perfect concentration. At the end of the routine, comments flooded into the air. After practicing the routine a few more times, slowing down tfie more difficult steps with focused 8-count excerpts, and adjusting some more of the moves, Sheena pressed the " play " button on the boom box, releasing the energetic sound of their hip hop mix An amalgam of street-style hip-hop to rap followed by Indie-pop hip-hop. With some fancy footwork, an in-place spin, and a sultry raise of the arm coupled by a booty shake, they dramatically froze into the ending pose. This IS just one snapshot of COLOR DANZ, a quickly rising dance group at Cal that emphasizes diversity, creativity, and performance As a freshman, founder Tecsia Ross was struck by the lack of diversity in campus dance groups. She joined a student dance group, feeling that she " didn ' t care too much about it, but it was okay " She decided to start a DeCal class — Dance from All Perspectives — where students can learn street jazz and hip-hop. From its great turnout, she realized. There are so many dancers on campus — let ' s incorporate all these types of dances. " And so in addition to teaching the OeCal, she founded C.O.LO.R. DANZ in the Spring of 2004. She named it " C.O.L R " as both a descnption of Its diversity and as an acronym for " Creativity Only Lives Outside of Repression " As for " DANZ, " she used to direct and instruct camps (or JAMZ Dance Company, and, in her words, " I kinda like the Z sting to it " Initially a small group comprised of her friends, people from her CO LOR DANZ pertorms on Lower Sproul Ptaza in Marcli as one of their two casual pedormances Other performances take place at the International House, as well as m competition, such as in Las Vegas this year DeCal, and people from the dance department, CO LOR. DANZ has Since grown to fifty members Regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, build, dance style, or even dance experience, members all share a powerful passion for dance. They were each selected from open auditions and are all serious about dancing, C LOR. DANZ helps its dance performers keep everything running smoothly and on schedule by dividing each semester into five distinct stages. In Stage One, the director holds open auditions for choreographers. Prospective choreographers perform six to eight " 8 ounts " (dancing to the beat of 1 -2-3-4-5-6-7-8) of their own matenal to showcase their skill, vanety, and style If the director feels they " have good material and represent COLOR DANZ in a good way, " as Tecsia put it, they become choreographers This semester there are seven choreographers: Suguey Hernandez. Yolanda Mendoza, Jabns Patterson, Deborah Perkins, Janine Rayford, Sheena Sawhey and LaSaunda Tates Choreographer Sheena Sawhey. a junior in her third semester in COLOR DANZ, says she had just come to auditions to accompany a friend who was auditioning. As the routine grew more difficult, her friend gave up, but she was eager to learn the rest so she stayed, tned out, and made it in. She explained what drew her in. " It ' s not like the stereotypical dance moves, the stereotypical body, the stereotypical look even, but that we all share the same passion for dance. " In Stage Two, the director and the choreographers hold a one-day, dual-session open audition for dancers. Hip-hop auditions are held first, and jazz, modern, and traditional African dance auditions are held nght afterward All prospective dancers learn a short routine and perform it They are also allowed to showcase two 8-counts of freestyle Evaluated on their levels of dance performance, creativity, energy, commitment, and overall potential, the dancers are notified the following day of whether they have been selected In Stage Three, the dancers choose from one to three choreographers ' routines they would like to learn based on an initial demonstration by each choreographer This semester COL R DANZ offered an additional jazz modem 40 ORGANIZATIONS piece taught by Tecsia Each COLOR DANZ subgroup has about ten to fifteen dancers. Jessica Vazquez, a freshman in her first semester in COLOR DANZ says, " You get to meet a lot of friends and learn dances. I ' ve been in little things like cheerleading and little hip hop groups but not real hip hop that ' s not just like Britney Spears dancing, " In Stage Four, the dancers learn and practice their dance routines. Each practice session is a little new and unique, as everyone has the freedom to create new dance moves and add their own flavor to the performances — under their choreographers ' guidance, of course. Evidently, fun provides the most motivation to attend practice. Arlet Abrahamian, a sophomore in the group, notes, " We get the audience involved. The name like ' COLOR ' represents the diversity. " Comparing the group with others on campus, Abrahamian expressed how she felt about other dance groups, " They ' re more strict and technical; they rely on traditional movements. In COLOR, each dance has its own personality, flavor: we have Latina, Indian, African. " In Stage Five, all the dancers perform. C.O.L.O.R. DANZ hosts at least three performances each semester, usually two casual dances at Lower Sproul Plaza and one major performance at the International House. Fundraising helped cover the costs of production, especially for the show at l-House, where rent alone amounted to S3000. Performances follow two simple guidelines: the routine must be three to five minutes long, and cannot have profanities in the music Dancers also cannotmake obscene gestures Performances come together as short routines are melded into dance sequences backed by music, lights, and costumes, all designed by the choreographer In the elite piece, Tecsia opted for uniforms, where she and the choreographers have red jackets and matching red Converse shoes. C.O.L.O.R. DANZ has always had large showings at performances, which they attnbute to their energy and style. They often hold smaller performances in conjunction with other student dance groups like The Movement. Other groups extend invitations to them to participate in such events as the community outreach, college recruitment events for high school graduates. Welcome Week, black student orientation, RAZA orientation, as well as the Women of Color Conference. In addition, C.O.L.O.R. DANZ participates in competitions. This year they were the only student dance group on campus to compete nationally: in February of 2005 they competed in the hip-hop category at the USA dance nationals at Las Vegas. This year is noteworthy in particular not only C O I • DAM because it is the last year for some of the original COLOR DANZ pioneers, but because it is also founder Tecsia Ross ' s third and last semester as director Since most members are freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, and many members plan to join again the coming semester, there are no worries about retaining talent. A believer in empowering people through dance, Tecsia ' s current ambitions include refocusing her energy toward starting her own dance company Laughing, she stated " It won ' t be called COLOR. " For many dancing fun at Cal begins and ends with C.O.L.O.R. DANZ. And with such a fnendly atmosphere, talent, drive, leadership, and organizational know-how, it is no wonder CO LOR. DANZ continues to climb to the top as its members develop their dance and performance skills. They feel blessed to enjoy the opportunities Cal offers, including participating in student-taught DeCals, forming new student groups like COLOR DANZ, performing at Sproul and at the International House, inspiring people with dance, and especially befriending and dancing with such passionate and talented fellow students. Eagerly awaiting C.O.L.O.R. DANZ ' s next performance, Cal, in turn, cannot be more proud of them. 2005 C.O.L.O.R. DANZ MEMBERS Tccsid Ross, Anna Tran, Jabns Patterson, Ariel Abrahamian. Jasmine Asuncion. Kimberly Tnnh. Soma Sanchez, Amber Sade Bundy, Josemine Miranda, Tama Juarez. Yancie Davis. Elizabeth Gomez, Yi He. Manbel De Anda. D ' yana Matamoros. Jillian Amargo, Meenu Pal. PJ Loyola. Jessica Vazquez, Isabel Aldana. Elisabeth Newman. Alana Scott. Tnna Cheng. Tanya Vayngortin. Rashida Mickens, Elizabeth Gomez. Jennifer Suban. Nikki Simmons. Malavika Kumar. Enka Player. Enka Espinoza. Nsa Ntuk. Knstina Ober. Sierra Neudecker. LaSaunda Tate Supna. Ivan Hu, Suguey Hernandez. Martha Avila. Sheena Sawhney, Sarah Scher. Deborah Perkins. Courtney Johnson. Yolanda Mendoza, Allison Johnson. Jamne Rayford -»l Campus Ambassadors by Michael Colvin The DC Berkeley tour guides have been providing campus tours to the public since 1965. With over 50 stu- dent staff from a variety of campus bacl grounds, the Visitors Center offers campus tours and provides information to the general public. While definitely a job, the Visitors Center is another community where students can come together. Being a student tour guide on this campus is a position that is filled with tradition, a sense of history, and an overwhelm- ing sense of pride and love for our 178-acre campus. Also called student ambassador ' s of the Uni- versity. UC Berkeley tour guides provide a public face to all The general campus tour Is available to the public and geared towards prospective students. Many prospective students never talk with another student on campus except for their tour guide until they come to the university A campus tour not only provides history of the buildings, but it also gives a genuine prospective that strives to embody a slice of what it Is like to be a Cal Student. At the ideal, each tour group is typically no more than twenty people. Part of the fun of this job, however, is the busy spring semester, where a guide may take up to sixty people on his or her tour Nicknamed " bear days, " these days tend to be the ones that challenge the best of guides but also are the ones that are looked back upon fondly. In addition to general visitors and prospective students, school groups of all ages take tours. Tours are also given to private groups, from do- nors to international visitors. Everyday is a new experience at the visitor ' s center The visitor ' s center also runs the Campa- nile. The Campanile ISather Tower) is part of the pride and joy on the UC Berkeley campus When tour guides are not out In the field giving tours, they can often be found In the Campanile taking tickets and running the elevator The Campanile Infuses a sense of spirit and renewal in a lot of us. The tour guides also help to run Cal Day Cal Day, the campus wide open-house event, produces over 30,000 visitors In a single day Cal Day is a day where the tour guides all feel extremely proud to work for the university. What Is amazing about working for the visi- tors center, beyond any other job. is this sense of pride about the university and how that unites the group together Beyond just peers and colleagues, the tour guides are all friends. We have a sense of community that goes be- yond the job. After monthly staff meetings, the tour guides gather at Raleigh ' s and just swap stories and hangout It Is a night filled with good food, good friends and great memo- ries. Since everyone is at different stages in their undergraduate (and graduate) careers, everyone learns from one another Because, by their very nature, tour guides go out and explore the world and then bring parts of it back. These Friday night dinners at Raleigh ' s become a favorite part of every guide ' s time at the Visitors Center During this year ' s Big Game, while cheenng on our Golden Bears, ten guides found each oth- er in the rooting section by chance. All ten voices joined In cheer together, and definitely became a very loud and vibrant part of the section. At this point, the common thread that is shared, the love of the university, united them In a new way. There was this refreshing sense of spirit, and an ongoing pride to be called Bears. A sense of tradition is carried in the office In order to help heighten this sense of com- munity. Of particular note, when a new guide is about to give his her first tour, the other tour guides " pin " them with their name badge The pinning ceremony involves a senior tour guide putting on the nametag and everyone In the office singing the Cal Fight Song. The end of the tour guide experience Is also book- ended with a pinning of a different sort The last staff meeting of the semester, graduating guides receive a bear pin from a member of the professional staff, and share stories about their time. From that, and everything else in between, it becomes a place where lasting friendships are built. For nearly forty years, tour guides have been the faces and voices of Cal. Whether It is the common lingo that is shared, or the ability to walk backwards, being a campus tour guide is a wonderful experience. ORGANIZATIONS " What is omozing about working for the visitors center, beyond any other job, is this sense of pride that we all feel about the university and how that unites the group of us together. " MICHAEL COLVIN • i m Alan Lightfeldl Clifton Coleman Ian Richardson Kevin Gin Nicholas Ponticello Oumn McCutchan Takashi im Alan Peck Dana Bardolph Isabel Chen Khstina Nugent Nicole Haeggstrom Rachel Radell Teresa Chan Alexandra Kostalas Dave Sabo Jake Rodriguez Kyle Orl Noreen Byrne Ralha Chan Tola Asuni Amy Pistone David Moore Janeshia Adams- Lisa Sciarani Paige Bardolph Rebecca Brevrtr Tom Ho Ashley Ou Val Deborah Kim Ginyard Mahin Ibrahim Pammy O ' Leary Renu Jivrajka Witt Rohrer Brian Gaab Diana Halog Jennifer Condon Melissa Jones Paola Santana Richard Fabini La Dawn Duvall Bridget Dubrall Enca Sato Jessica Camacho Michael Colvin Paul Swanson Sarah Irby Pamelaia Sanders Casey Lary Ehn Vltall iessica Richman Michelle Truong Sean Chappell JeH Marble Charlyn Wong Flora Kuo Joey Ponticello Miguel de Leon Pla Winston Slacey Wallace Lilyanne Clark Christina Buonaccorsi Hiro Hiralwa Kaeli Quick Nancy Lim Porcha Winston Suda Kongpradist Lome Norwood T CONCRETE AFLOAT Berkeley places tirst in the Regional Concrete Canoe Competition that challenges students to design, build, and race concrete conoes. by Harry Tam Since the early 1970 ' s, UC Berkeley had been one of the forerunners of the concrete canoe competition that has now blossomed into a national event. The National Concrete Canoe Competi- tion challenges students to design, build, and race canoes made of concrete. The competition was created to help students acquire hands-on experience with engineering principles, problem-solving abili- ties and project management skills. A team ' s score is based on the appearance and struc- tural integrity of the canoe, an accompanying technical paper, an oral presentation, and performance in a series of canoe races at the culmination of the event. In September, the National Concrete Canoe Committee sent out the 70-page rules and guidelines, which we used to guide our ideas for hull design and paddling Based on the guidelines and our ideas, we modelled vari- ous features of the canoe and fine-tuned the design in hydrodynamic software. Features like length, curvature of the walls, curvature of the ends, and depth of the walls were balanced to maximize speed and turning ability, and minimize overall drag. The pro- cess was iterative, resulting in many different models from which we picked the best design. Our design was similar to last year ' s design: a symmetrical shape around the midship. The benefit of designing on a computer was that the design could be sent to an automated milling machine to produce a construction formwork out of foam blocks. In addition, we created a fiberglass form to use for paddling practice For the past 20 years, Berkeley ' s Concrete Canoe Team has been practicing at the Aquatic Park, down University Ave, next to 180 580. We practice often to gam skill and strength to crush the other teams at Regional Competition. Rain, wind, and cold did not stop us from heading out to practice — the only time we had to stop prac- tice was when we heard thunder in the distance. There were occasions during practice when our Inexperience would lead us to tipping the fiberglass practice canoe This usually resulted in us standing in the mushy mud bottom, sometimes three feet deep, sometimes much deeper All of our hard training, however, proved worthwhile in the end, when we smoked the competition One of the most important stages in devel- oping our design was concrete mix research. Over the course of the fall semester, we gathered our knowledge from our classes in material sciences and failure mechanisms to essentially cook up a recipe for the concrete mix The goals for our mix design include workability, strength, toughness, surface finish, and a low unit weight. Once we had done the calculations on paper, we made concrete samples and tested the compressive strength and density of the concrete after a curing period of seven days. Each mix had various combinations of cement binders and aggregates Portland cement was portioned out as specified by the rules. Our 61? The team posing by the 22-toot long concrete canoe, AshleyTakata, Daniel Bost, Vinh Ngo, Danny Yost, Jr., mix also used special binder materials, such as fly ash and silica fume. These are both indus- trial by-products; fly ash from burning of coal and silica fume a byproduct of iron smelting process. This makes our canoe more environ- mentally friendly. This year ' s rules required a range of aggre- gate sizes to be incorporated into the concrete mix. Many different types of aggregates were considered, and we did preliminary calcula- tions on them to get initial proportions of glass bubbles and ceramic spheres. Glass bubbles are microscopic glass beads that are full of air, and ceramic spheres are clusters of ceramic bubbles the size of sand grains. All of the binders and aggregates were proportioned out to produce strong concrete that had a low unit weight. A low unit weight helps the concrete to float. Unfortunately, this year ' s concrete did not float because aggregate packing had a huge influence on how the cement matrix filled the void spaces. Fiberglass scrim reinforce- ment was selected based on past experience, since it help to make concrete casting easier as well as providing strength. We performed additional strength tests such as flexural. bending, and tension tests to get numbers for structural analysis. Structural analysis involves calculations and computer models that show the strength capacities and demands of the resulting hull shape with the initial batches of concrete. Calculations and computer modeling helped us discover the strength demands and capacities of the result- ing combination of the hull design and concrete properties. A finite element analysis software named " Bearied Treasure " : Amber Baer. Zylah Doria, Harry Tam. Kevin Burlingham, James Lew. Jeffrey Ho, Ben Huie. and Kyle Chatman. ■•CMTI CAIKM and a cross sectional software were both used to perform even more iterations on the different loading scenarios that canoe would encounter during races, transport, and at rest. This year, we decided to implement frame elements into the canoe hull. The top edge of the canoe called a gunwale had a thickened sec- tion go along the entire edge of the canoe. This bigger section was able to hold more reinforce- ment, and thus had the ability to relieve the huge tensile forces that was observed in the computer models, as well as in last year ' s canoe. To relieve stresses within the bottom of the canoe, rib elements were added on the inside surface More calculations ad modeling were done to determine the optimal shape, size, and location of both the gunwale and rib elements. When the polystyrene mold was milled out of the three large blocks, construction could begin by first creating the formwork The blocks were epoxied together, and then the sur- face was sanded down until it as not possible to get smoother with more sanding. Surface treat- ment onto the form was carried out to enhance the toughness, glossy finish and impermeability of the form when concrete would be place on casting day Joint compound and epoxy were both used to fill in small pits and give the sur- face a hardened layer We dedicated an entire day to cast the concrete for our canoe. While the mixer is continuously churning out batches of concrete, over twenty-five people squeeze into the tiny Richmond Field Station lab to place and smooth out concrete in controlled layers onto the form- work. A quality control person goes around to check thickness and surface finish of each of three lifts. The fiberglass mesh was laid out between each successive concrete layer When all of the concrete had been placed, two people trowel finished the final layer Concrete is not dried — it is cured. Curing involves leaving the canoe in 1 00% humidity at 70»F for about 3 to 4 weeks After that, it takes another three weeks to sand down the surface of the concrete for smoothness. In recent years, we have not been allowed to paint the whole canoe, so we either pigment the concrete mix or stain the surface. The final layer is a concrete sealer We have a large moving trailer from the Department of Civil Engineering that we use to haul our 22-foot long canoe to the Mid- Pacific Regional Competition at California State University, Sacramento. We were victorious at this year ' s Regionals, willing first place overall. We placed first in technical design paper, first in oral presentation, first in all races, and second in the final product We paddled our way to victory in at the races in Lake Natoma. Because of our success, we will be attending the National Competition. This year ' s team faced many obstacles due to our move from campus to the Richmond Field Station With the demolition of our old lab in North Davis Hall, we were forced to move almost all of our concrete canoe operations to other locations Despite those hurdles, our engineers are still able to prove our excellence in academic merit, professional development, and athletic performance. T iFUERZA EN LA HERMANDAD! strength In the Brotherhood: Hermanos Unidos unites the Latino community by Victoria Puiche Tang ' 4 if -iiSB ' i fcL:. FIRST ROW: Juan Carlos Vaca, David Cabrera, Alexis Lopez, Dario Alvarez, Emma Gutierrez, Emmanuel Reyes SECOND ROW: Juan Salazar, Danny Herrera, Alex De La Riva. Ivan Magarta, Joe Luis Pantoja, Danny Diaz. George Tellechea, Carlos Torres, Pedro Cisneros, Jesse Acevedo THIRD ROW: Jesse Escobar, Eliott Corona, Chuy Orozco, Roberto Villafana, Mario Figueroa, Ricardo Reyes, Mr. Figueroa Founded in 1989 by four students at UC Berkeley, Hermanos Unidos (HU) is the oldest Latino group on campus, serving male Latinos. It is founded upon three pillars: academic scholarship, social interaction, and community service. Although it supports its members in all their endeavors, it is not a fraternity, not a political group, not a religious group, and not geared toward any particular academic field or study. It also has a non-discriminating, open-door policy and doesn ' t haze its members, which might explain its diversity. Their official motto, " Fuerza en la Hermandad!, " which translates to " Strength in the Brotherhood, " succinctly states their philosophy of supporting each other in life ' s journey, in improving their community, and in personal growth. ORGANIZATIONS As a support group at such a major university, Hermanos Unidos places great emphasis on academics. Juan Carlos Vaca. one of two HU Co-Chairs, explained, " It ' s probably the most important pillar. That ' s why we ' re here: to get an education, to better ourselves, to help our families, to help our community. " Group support encourages all members to study and to do well at UC Berkeley Freshmen are paired with students who have already taken their challenging classes. Academic workshops are held regularly at Moffitt Library " to give them an impetus to study, " as Dario Alvarez, a member of two years, put it. " It ' s become a competitive thing for people with the most hours. That ' s what makes Cal great. " For HU members, academics involve learning as a whole. It includes, Vaca described, " all aspects of education, not just [what ' s] in the books. " UC Berkeley faculty, successful alumni, and even people from the Tang Center are invited as guest speakers to educate, motivate, and network with members. Topics this year ranged from education to stress management and even to sexual education. Members believe in expanding their horizons and becoming more aware of their full potential Hermanos Unidos is very effective in part because it of its organizational structure. Co- chaired by Juan Carlos Vaca and Emmanuel Reyes this year, their Steering Committee — their executive board — is comprised of 1 1 officers: 2 Co-Chairs, 3 Pillars, 2 PRs (Outreach and Recruitment retention), the Scribe, the Treasurer, the Alumni Chair, and the Advisor. Every year the Steering Committee holds a retreat early in the fall semester to help all the officers get back on the same page and reorient in the same direction But they aren ' t the only ones to enjoy retreats — every January there is a group-wide retreat to Lake Tahoe On a more everyday basis, members hold movie nights, watch football games, and hang out at each other ' s homes. " It ' s kind of a comedy club — that ' s what drew me into the group, " Alvarez reflected. " The general meetings are really comical, cracking jokes; everybody ' s like expressing their individuality. That ' s why I like it. " Platicas, or get-togethers, are held at weekly meetings to inform and to provide an open forum for discussing issues that pertain to Latino students, such as safe sex, date rape, harassment, alcoholism, depression, male Latino stereotypes, gender issues, and education. Hermanos Unidos actively recruits Latinos to foster a sense of community among them at Cal, to help ease their transition to the University, and to support them in achieving their goals. To attract entering students, HU participates in Cal ' s " Senior Weekend " open house event for high school students who have just been accepted to UC Berkeley HU voluntarily houses some of the many high school students and shows them around campus. On a similar note, Hermanos Unidos is very involved with helping the community. In this year ' s 3 ' " annual " Brown Bag of Hermandad, " general members packed dozens of bag lunches with sandwiches, drinks, and snacks and went to Fruitvale early in the morning to visit day laborers awaiting work. Alexis Lopez, the Community Service Chair this year, elucidated its significance, " It ' s one of our most important events. Lots of people are recent immigrants who can ' t find jobs because of the poor economy and discrimination. We ' re aware of these issues and we try to do something about it. We can ' t solve it. but we can improve it. We talk to them, see how they ' re doing Most of them are Latinos from different countries. It ' s a good thing, one of the best things we do. " Reyes concurred, " It wa s a great event that touched all of our members that participated in the event. " Hermanos Unidos also hosts the event " Soccer at San Quentin, " where members play a friendly game of soccer with Latino Inmates at the San Quentin Federal Penitentiary They try to elevate the inmates ' spirits through human contact and outdoor sports, as all day, every day " They ' re locked up and can ' t do anything, " said Lopez. Members also volunteer around Berkeley. In September they cleaned up a beach in Alameda County. In February they joined with Hermanas Unidas in canvassing a local Berkeley neighborhood, going door to door asking for and leaving fliers for donations of canned food and clothing. In one week they collected five to six car trunks full of donations, all of which were donated to St. Elizabeth ' s Church in Oakland Vaca proposed, " 1 think everyone can agree on — attest to — we ' re built on so many people who are also In fraternities, political organizations on campus, social organizations, business groups, majors. Hermanos Unidos doesn ' t try to change who you are — it embraces it. " He paused and reflected. " For myself, it seems like a home away from home. These people serve as my support; they ' re there to help you through the good times and the bad times, ' ou make a lot of memories with these people; they become your closest friends. " Eder Rocha. another member, smiled. " It ' s the best thing that ' s happened to me. The things you learn from these individuals and this group you take with you for the rest of your life. Hombres " The continuing success of HU at UC Berkeley has inspired other chapters to open at UC Santa Barbara (1998). Cal Poly Pomona (2000). University of Southern California (2002). and UC Los Angeles (2003). Based upon but unaffiliated with HU. Hermanas Unidas (HaU). was established in 1994 to promote Chicana Latina interests. Once a member, always a member, those in Hermanos Unidos continue to empower the Latino community and further Hispanic interests everywhere. Fervently, every member ' s heart cries out, " Fuerza en la Hermandad! " T iMm memberi Rindy Wu and Emrty Wikoi conipctint il the 2004 USABDA CJlSutaCompMttMMi. Dancing: No experience required The UC Berkeley Ballroom Dance Team creates a competitive yet social family of dancers One of the most common responses I get from people when I tell them about the ball- room dance team here on campus is, " Really? There ' s a ballroom dance team here? I didn ' t know that... " Well, look out UC Berkeley, because here we come! The UC Berkeley Ball- room Dance Team (UCBD) has been growing in numbers for the past few semesters. It has expanded from a small group of twenty danc- ers to a substantial one of eighty, and it does not seem to be ending there. The team is both competitive and social, large, yet accepting. It IS a great environment if one wants to take dance very seriously, or just have a fun, light- hearted dance experience One of the great things about UCBO is that It has two different sides It offers both a com- petitive dance environment, as well as a social By Mia Roberts setting. To join the team, one does not need to have any prior dance experience (although it is helpful), nor have a dance partner. Special dance classes, called DanceSport classes, are offered to team members, so if someone is a complete beginner it is a great way to gain experience and knowledge of the sport Danc- eSport classes offered by the team start at the beginner level, which is labeled bronze, and proceeds to silver Professional coaches also come to team practices and offer private les- sons, which are in many cases subsidized by the team so the team members do not have to completely empty their piggy banks If money is still an issue, there are wonderful advanced dancers on the team who are always willing to lend a hand to, and inspire, the newcomers During the past fall and spring semesters. the team has traveled to, or hosted, seven competitions: the CalState Competition, the San Jose State University Competition, the US- ABDA Winter Frolic, the Harvard Invitational, the Stanford Cardinal Classic, and the Berkeley Beginner Competition and Fifth Annual Berke- ley Ballroom Classic (both of which we hosted on campus). The team Is very active, and tries to attend as many local competitions as pos- sible This includes traveling to at least one long distance competition per year, such as this year ' s Harvard Invitational Competitions are divided into various categories, which al- low dancers of all levels to compete in all of the dances There are the syllabus events, which range from newcomer, to bronze, to silver, and to gold Then, one enters into the more advanced levels, which are novice, pre- ORGANIZATIONS champ, champ, and finally, open. There are three different styles of dances, called inter- national, American, and nightclub. Both Inter- national and American have sub-categories as well. International is divided into standard and latin, and American Is divided into smooth and rhythm. The ten International dances are waltz, quickstep, foxtrot, tango, and Viennese waltz, as well as jive, samba, cha-cha-cha, rum- ba, and paso doble. The ten American dances are wailz, foxtrot, Viennese waltz, tango, the Peabody, rumba, east coast swing, mambo, cha-cha-cha, and bolero. The nightclub dances include salsa, hustle, lindy-hop, Argentine tango, and nightclub two-step. UCBD is proud to have dancers at every single level, and who branch out and dance in every style. The other side of UCBD is its social side. Members from the team volunteer their time to teach both beginner and advanced social dance classes, ranging from waltz to swing dancing, and almost everything else in-be- tween. Taking these classes is a great way to meet new people, socialize with friends, gain experience in both nightclub, international, and American style dances, and just to have a great time. On Monday nights the team holds its advanced dance classes, and on Wednes- day nights It holds its beginner classes. Many people who are interested in joining the team opt to take these dance classes to gain some experience in the competitive dances. In addi- tion to the actual classes, on Wednesday eve- nings the team hosts a free one hour general dance directly after the beginner lesson. This is to allow the new dancers to practice their re- cently acquired dance moves in a comfortable social setting, as well as to have them meet fel- low dancers who may have more experience, and who would be willing to help them. Not only does UCBD create a wonderful environment to learn to dance and compete, if that is what one wishes, but it also unites a wonderful group of people into what seems like one big family I speak from personal ex- perience when I say that the ballroom team members have become my new extended fam- ily away from home. We all love to dance, and that love for dancing brings us together into a very tightly knit group, despite the team ' s large number of members, age diversity, and occupation diversity. The members on the team range from freshmen who attend UC Berkeley, to graduate students, to community members, and yes, even a professor Because we all have a common passion for dancing, it is very easy to overcome any age or occupation barriers that we may have. The team attends social outings to local dance clubs, as well as to any other local social events we are inter- ested in A group ventured into San Francisco for an outing to buy dance shoes. Many mem- bers carpooled together to the local Allegro Ballroom for social dancing. There were two retreats: camping in the Berkeley Hills, and an overnight hostel trip. There is no shortage of entertainment when one becomes involved with UCBD! Ballroom dancing, for many people, is one of the most fulfilling, relaxing, enjoyable ac- tivities they could ever participate in. It is a wonderful way to meet new people, to stay in shape, to be competitive, or to escape from the pressures and stresses of every day life. The UC Berkeley Ballroom Dance team pro- vides all of these things to the community and aspires to keep doing. The team hopes to con- tinue to touch people ' s lives through dance, be It through competitive or social settings. Hope- fully, instead of hearing " I did not know there was a ballroom dance team on this campus " , we will start to hear " What would we do with- out the UC Berkeley Ballroom Dance Team? " If you would like to learn more about the team, please visit our team website at UCBD Officers: President Albertina Tfiai. Team Captain Alisha Woo, Treasurer Joshua Von Korff, Secretary Laura Jarvis. Funding Coordinator Dan Frank. Rookie Coordinator Sharia Roberts, Social Lesson Coordinator James Fung, Advanced Social Lesson Coordinator David Sfiis. Competition Coordinator Donovan Sung, Publicity Coordinator Mia Roberts, DanceSport Coordina- tor Dianna Lee, Webmaster Morgan Ames, Librarian Morgan Woo, Space Coordinator Stephen Huber, Costume Manager Andrea Ford, Historian Stephanie Pace, Social Outing Coordinator Arthur Chen, Team Party Coordinator Cindy Chou UC BERKaEY BALLROOM DANCE TEAM ll 0OU OAMCtH T Front row Man Fitzgibbons. Angel Wenjiu Luo, Catherine Ho. Cindy Chat. Monica Chen Back Diane Velasco. Joo Man Beronica Lee, Angela Smith. Lily Feng. Anne Bozack. Andrew Yew (Co-President) Goklen Key memtwrs and officers gather lor one last lime tn the 2004-2005 school year at the last general meeting, where five scholarships were presented to dedicated Golden Key members and ended the year together wtth a smtle Beronica Lee (Gold Outstanding Member, Academic A Professional Chair), Jortathan Hirschberg (Silver Outstanding Member). David Ammzadeh ((Sold 0ut5tar dtng Member). Angel Wenjiu Luo (Silver Outstanding Member. Treasurer) The last meeting was held at an informational table to welcome prospective Cai students and their parents David Aminzadeh (standing) was selected as the Student Commencement Speaker for the Haas School of Business graduation on May 22. 200S Not pictured Felice Gunawan (Vice President), Jenn Wong. David Hazlehurst. Aditya Adiredja. Jessica Lee. Anne Bozack. Kelly Fong (Honorary Member Chair. University Medal Finalist}. Hut-Wen Shih (Gold Outstanding Member), Esther Wu (Gold Outstanding Member), Elena Chung, Aditya Adiredja. Tara Voung, Amanda Liu. Vang Fen Wei. Angel Vu 100 ORGANIZATIONS A Golden Opportunity by Angel Wenjiu Luo The Golden Key International Honor Society at Berkeley is more than just a group of high-achievers — the organization partici- pates in philanthropy events as well as social activities. The DC Berkeley Chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society has been extremely active on and around campus this year. The society, comprised of the top 1 5% of juniors and seniors at over 300 universities, is focused on building global communities of academic achievers by providing opportunities for development through service, professional preparation, leadership and networking. Here at Berkeley, the members and officers have stuck to these principles with great philanthropy events, social activities, interaction with professors and other faculty members, as well as numerous workshops designed to prepare Berkeley students for their lives after graduation. One of the facets of Golden Key that separates it from other student groups is its focus on professional development This year, GK hosted several events aimed to provide its members with precisely this. The Society teamed with Berkeley ' s Kaplan Test Prep Center to provide a Medical School Interview Workshop, as well as a large Law School Information Forum. In addition, Golden Key members enjoyed a Graduate School Admissions workshop to help prepare them for their grad school applications Golden Key is not all business, though. There were numerous social events throughout the year to provide GK members with a break from the grind of Berkeley academics The Ice Cream Social, Boba Social and Movie Night brightened the weeks between midterms throughout the year Members and officers even got a chance to go bowling together! More exciting still, officers participate in an Honorary Member Social, a dinner attended by a large number of GK ' s Honorary Members at Berkeley. Honorary Members are faculty members and professors inducted into Golden Key for their demonstrated dedication to students at Gal. This year ' s MM events included lectures given by Professors Alex Fillipenko, Alan Dundes and Caroline Kane, as well as dinners attended by Associate Vice Chancellor Richard Black and Professor Bob Jacobsen Golden Key ' s many opportunities for interaction with Cal faculty have given its members a truly unique experience Members had a chance to give back to the community that afforded them these great opportunities through such service activities as Eggster, Make a Difference Day, Cal Day YMCA tours and others. Beginning with Officer Retreats at the start of each semester, as well as an exciting International Convention over the summer, GK officers worked hard to make this great year happen Weekly meetings kept them on the same page in order to facilitate the many events held, and afforded members the opportunity to get involved in whatever capacity they chose Extensive participation and a great variety of successful events have left the incoming GK officers and new members with high hopes for the future of Golden Key T Younj knplrition Gmpel Choir prapam to p«f1onn « medley of praise tn front ol a pecked audience at their 20th AnMyersary Gospel Experience Concert onApnl23. 300S till; ubIs . . - %. 1 PAYING TR BUTE ... ' . To DC Berkeley ' s Young Inspiration Gospel Choir elebrating Twenty Years of Devoted Service, Harmony and EducatI i I by Talia Holden, 2004-2005 YIGC Senior Manager On April 23rd, 2005, Berkeley ' s First Presbyterian Churcli opened its towering double doors and burgundy pews to receive over 900 devoted fans and admirers of UC Berkeley ' s renowned Young Inspiration Gospel Choir. By 6:30pm, the sanctuary was full of anticipation as people prepared to partake in a very monumental occasion: the celebration of the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir ' s 20th Reunion Anniversary Gospel Experience. Conducted by our nationally acclaimed original director Professor Silvester Carl Henderson, the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir was formed in 1985 in an effort to earn " The Gospel Song " academic recognition as an African American art f orm The YIGC expresses the moving energy that creates the gospel aesthetic through vocal and heartfelt performance This energy was first brought to life among enslaved African Amencans who took from it the strength and assurance that some day they would live and work in freedom As a freedom song, the successful performance of gospel music requires the vocalist to sing with a selfless, unabashed discipline and strength that becomes the spirit of the gospel song, often times so strong that it moves audiences to tears It is this essence that distinguishes gospel music from other American musical arts As the current student manager, it is with genuine honor and gratitude that I voice my sentiments on the profound impact of the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir The YIGC has truly been a blessing in my life and has touched the lives of innumerable students, countless audiences, and individual hearts that have received our harmonious melodies over the years. Instrumental in design, the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir is not only an assembly of angelic voices, but it also serves as a safe haven of comfort for its members and rewards us with new friends, new perspectives, much laughter, and lots of pleasant memories to carry us through rough times After being exhausted from a week of demanding academics, it is always a delight to unload the week ' s burdens at gospel choir rehearsal on Friday nights! For twenty years, the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir has served the Berkeley campus and the nation by acknowledging gospel music as an academic art form In April of 1992, the YIGC recorded its first live album entitled. The Gospel Experience, in which we sold over forty-four thousand copies. The album is placed in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution ' s Gospel Music Division, and accordingly, YIGC was named as the " finest " university gospel choir in the nation In November of 1998, The Second GosF el Experience was released, which has reached over thirty five thousand fans. Each semester, the choir conducts an educational tour to offer inspirational and educational performances for audiences at various public and pnvate schools, churches and the general community Over the last few years, the choir has spread the gospel song throughout the US to recruit prospective UC Berkeley students and to share the intense gospel art form We have performed with many gospel artists, pop celebnties. and important political figures, and for national organizations, such as the National Basketball Association (NBA) The Young Inspiration Gospel Choir IS a very high profile ensemble with a tradition of excellence and discipline. It has been t02 ORGANIZATIONS a UC Berkeley student group since 1985 and became an accredited audition only cross-listed course In the Departments of African American Studies and Music In the Spring of 1996, At the 20th Anniversary Concert, we were honored for our longstanding tradition of disseminating the gospel song with numerous proclamations and resolutions by many government officials, who include, but certainly is not limited to: Congressman Pete Starks, Mayor of Berkeley Tom Bates, Alameda County President Supervisor Keith Carson, and many more. To make the concert more worthwhile, the city of Berkeley even declared April 23rd Young Inspiration Gospel Choir Day for the city of Berkeley! On April 15, 2000. the NAACP honored the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir with an Outstanding Music Achievement Award for Its dedication to use Gospel Music as a " tool " for promoting multicultural unity and diversity at UC Berkeley and abroad The YIGC has been called " the most diverse student group at Berkeley " by many devotees. Not only Is the choir racially diverse, but there Is diversity in ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender. major, and college; we are even composed of undergraduate and graduate students as well as current students and alumni members. Due to this fact, the Young Inspirations have become one of Cal ' s most prestigious student prizes; used as an instrument to attract diverse freshman applicants, the choir is even found on UC Berkeley ' s recruitment video " The Many Voices of Cal: An Introduction to UC Berkeley " In Professor Henderson ' s own words, " Gospel music serves as a catalyst to bring multicultural students together. " The YIGC is recognized for Its outstanding diversity and operates as a bridge to unify students throughout campus. Professor Henderson believes that " The main goal Is not the music, but education Is the key and that ' s a fact! " With our current 2004-2005 ensemble, this contention has been exemplified. It Is through education and academic Instruction that we continue to maintain the reputation and discipline of the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir. The YIGC is a powerful tool for Berkeley and I believe that the ensemble has reached unprecedented heights by promoting the gospel song as an academic art form. Professor Henderson is truly a pioneer in Gospel music and has developed an Innovative method of teaching that fuses classical vocal performance with the gut-wrenching soul of the Gospel Song. He has the patience, the teaching technique, and the musical finesse to put UC Berkeley at the forefront of a movement in Gospel music and has done so with the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir. It Is with profuse praise and gratitude that I pay earnest tribute to the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir ' s Twenty Years of relentless commitment, hard work, dedication and service. The choir has a joyous spirit that cannot be Ignored, an Influence that cannot be forgotten, and a legacy that cannot be replaced. Currently there are over 2300 alumni of the Young Inspiration Gospel Choir and as the choir has the natural capacity to " inspire, " we are appropriately named, for Gospel Music inspires us all. Thank you for extending harmony beyond the boundary of music. The Young Inspiration Gospel Choir ten years ago. celebrating a decade of music since 1995 YIGC Alumni Stephanie Washtngtofl. LaTisha Wright, Joy Leslie, and Shartne Buchanan reminisce on old tunes at the 20th Anniversary Banquet THE YOUNG INSPIRATION 20 ' " REUNION GOSPEL CHOIR, 2004-2005 MEMBERS c denotes VIGCaiumm, ' denotes YiGC Alum™ lilet.meMe ' he " ! SOPRANOS Mami Asaltawa Brandelyn Castine ' Josephine Laverne Cheatham ' Enca Gamble Kyle Holland Yolanda Jones " Grace Ktm Lily Lam Joy Leslie Talia Levitan Aqueila Lewis Louise NanKilnga Tiffany Peoples Adrina Rodriguez Kolieka Selgle Mane So LaSaunda Tate Chervette Thomas Mat Tran Evangella Ward- Jackson laTishaWnght " Diana Yu ALTOS Janet Ajao Ltia Bailey Chrtsttne Banks-Jones Jamilah Brown Sonya DeCuir Shakira Evans Latnna Franklin ' Kalana Greer Talia Holden idella Johnson Kimberly Jones Oavina Kelly Chithalina Khanchalem Sarah Lee Ye Na Lee Sherne Lockhart ' Larraine Marasigan Kaeli Quick Leila Soliman Ashley Thomas Shallni Varghese Kelly Vernon Maretta Ward Stephanie Washington Piper Xie TENORS Rodney Acda Marcus Ashley Rylan Carpena Andrew Chang David Cohen Jeremiah Cothren Jonathan DeCuir " Robert Diltard Monroe Howard Dong Soo Lee Lawrence Lee Malcolm McKinney Jesse Nolan Charles Patrick ' Nicholas Ponticello Casey Pringie Martin Ricard Tyron Robinson Eric Scoggins Kristen Scott Titus Starks ' Brian Sullivan Arif WiBowo Joshua Williams BASSES Zack Bruno Justin Camacho Lance Copeland- Johnson Bertram Hiscock Michael Kyle Ikenna Mmeje David Smyth MUSICIANS Jonathan DeCuir Idella Watts Johnson Mike Blankenship Calvin Brown Roy Lindsey Angelo Luster Omar Maxwell DIRECTOR Professor Stvester Carl Henderson SENIOR MANAGER Talia T Holden MANAGER Kalana Greer ASSISTANT MANAGER Davina Kelly MANAGER ' S ASSISTANT Kolieka Seigle ALUMNA MANAGER Evangelia Ward- Jackson 103 STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS Compiled by Victoria Puiche Tang With over 685 student organizations, all Berkeley students can find a group to participate in. Organizations at Cal include academic and honor societies, student government bodies, activity and recreational clubs. Greek houses, student athletic teams, political organizations, publications, religious groups, and service organizations. Students are always encouraged to form new organizations. 100 College Black Men. Berkeley Campus 4-D Stars Academic Sports Academy Council (4D Stars) Abundant Life Christian Fellowship (ALCF) Achievement Council Adventist Christian Fellowship (ALCF) African-American Law and Policy Report African Continuum Afro House Association After Hours Aiesec- Berkeley Al-Bayan Newspaper Alternative Breaks Alternative Breaks Publication Group American Advertising Federation (AAF) The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy American Indian Education Student Association American Indian Graduate Student Association (AIGSA) American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) American Medical Student Association - Berkeley Premedical Chapter (AMSA-BPC) American Medical Student Association Berkeley ' s Survival Guide American Red Cross at Cal American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Amnesty International Anime Booster Club Anthropology Graduate Organization for Research and Action (AGORA) Anthropology Undergraduate Association (AUA) Apostolos Campus Ministry (ACM) Arab American Recruitment and Retention Center (AARRC) Arab Student Union (ASU) Armenian Student Association (ASA) The Art Club at Berkeley Art History Graduate Students Association Artists in Resonance (AIR) Asha Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society Asian American Association (AAA) Asian American Christian Fellowship (AACF) Asian American Performance Festival (AAPF) Asian Baptist Student Koinonia (ABSK) Asian Business Association (ABA) Asian Law Journal Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) Asian Pacific Council (APC) Asian Pacific Islander (API) Issues Conference Planning Committee Asian Political Association (APA) Asians On Stage By Any Means Necessary Associated Students of Psychology (ASP) The Associated Students of the University of CA (ASUC) - Elections Council ASUC • Office of the Executive Vice President ASUC ■ Office of the President ASUC Student Legal Clinic ASUC Student Union Program Entertainment Recreation Board (SUPERB) The Association of Developing Artists (TADA) Association of Graduates of Near Eastern Studies (AGNES) Association of Psychology Undergraduates (APU) Association of South Asian Political Activists (ASAPA) Association of Undergraduate Women In Computer Science Electrical Engineering (AUWICSEE) Assyrian Student Alliance (ASA) Astronomy Student Society Awareness for the United Nations Bay Area Coalition for Health Policy Awareness (BACHPA) Bears for UNICEF Behind The Scenes Belly Dancers at Cal Berkeley ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Berkeley Advocates for Sexual Health (BASH) Berkeley African Student Association (BASA) Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive Student Committee (BAM PFA SO Berkeley Asian Film Association (BAFA) Berkeley Association of Taiwanese Students (BATS) Berkeley Bahai Club Berkeley Ballroom Berkeley Bhangra Club (dance) Berkeley Cambodian Students Association (BCSA) Berkeley Carillon Guild Berkeley Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology Berkeley China Review Berkeley Chinese Students and Scholars Association (BCSSA) Berkeley Christian Fellowship (BCF) Berkeley Classical Music Society Berkeley College Republicans (BCR) Berkeley Consulting Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Student Association (BEECSA) Berkeley Entrepreneurship and Technology Association (BETA) The Berkeley European Law Society (BELS) Berkeley Fiction Review (BFR) Berkeley Figure Skating Club (BFSC) Berkeley Global Justice The Berkeley Group (TBG) Berkeley Indonesian Student Association (BISA) Berkeley Innovation The Berkeley Jewish Journal Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL) Berkeley Journal of Sociology Berkeley League of Nations Delegate Studies Berkeley Legal Studies Association (BLSA) Berkeley Linguistics Society Berkeley Model Arab League Berkeley Model United Nations (BMUN) Berkeley Model United Nations Delegate Outreach Berkeley Model United Nations Secretariat Berkeley Moderates The Radical Middle Berkeley Movimiento Estudiantil Chicane de Aztlan (B MEChA) Berkeley Multicultural Activity Club (BMAC) Berkeley Nanotechnology Club T ORGANIZATIONS THE BERKELEY LEGAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION Type: Academic Formed: Formally known as TULSA Leaders: Jennee LaLanne. Fennie Wang, Kelda Brennan, Kathy Dang, Ai Chun Fu, Ting Chou, Amber Arakaki, Jennifer Tsou, Vivan Xai Moua, Susie Ye Objective: BLSA is a group of motivated students committed to enriching the undergraduate education beyond the legal studies classroom, encouraging more undergraduate-level learning, and fostering relationships with faculty, graduate student instructors and other students interested in the law. Highlights: This year we held " A Business in China Forum " to discuss business, legal, and political issues in modern China. We brought faculty to discuss their upcoming fall legal studies classes at our living catalogue event. Other events include faculty dinners, a trip to Alcatraz. and a research seminar CAL LITERARY ARTS MAGAZINE (CLAM) Type: Publication Formed: 1997 Leaders: Heidi Atwal, Stephen Matava-Knighten, Kansai Uchida Objective: CLAM provides an outlet lor Cal student writers and artists and gives them the opportunity to have their work featured in a professional-quality publication. Highlights: CLAM has enjoyed a successful year with higher submission and attendance rates than last year We have already released the Winter 2004-2005 Mini-CLAM and look forward to the release of CLAM in April. BEARS FOR UNICEF Name: Bears for UNICEF Type: Service Group Formed: 2001 Leaders: Co-presidents; Kathryn Marshall and Hoe Himm Tan. Fundraising Managers; Juda Kong Pradist, Sharon Lai. Community Outreach Chairs; Dina Goda, Sammah. Financial Managers; Margarita Iranova, Tiffany Kwilus. Secretary; Talia Alarid. Publicity; Christina Stokman Objective: Under the motto of " kids helping kids " Bears 4 UNICEF works to promote awareness about global issues which affect children in developing countries as well as raising funds for these issues. Highlights: Speakers forum on crisis in Uganda Sudan, 5K run for Sudan, Petition campaign lor peacekeeping in Sudan, coalition for tsunami relief COALITION TO DEFEND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, INTEGRATION, IMMIGRANT RIGHTS AND FIGHT FOR EQUALITY BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY (BAMN) Type: Political Activity Formed: Summer 1995 Leaders: Chairperson of BAMN; Vvette Felarca. ASUC senator Ronald Cruz, Josie Hyman. and Ali Cruz Objective: Our purpose is to realize this nations promises of equality and democracy through the building of a new, mass. militant, integrated civil rights movement. At UC Berkeley we are organizing to reverse the drop in underrepresented minority enrollment. Highlights: This year, we succeeded in getting Ward Connerly the national spokesperson for the attack on affirmative action, off the UC Regents Through mass organizing we have succeeded at getting some progress on reversing the drop in underrepresented minority enrollment. This was highlighted by our law school affirmative action debate and our March 3 " Day of Action. We have also expanded to Oakland schools and built an alliance of community S teachers to defend democratic control and public education. YOUNG INSPIRATION GOSPEL CHOIR Type: Academic, Activity, Cultural, Service Group Formed: 1985 at UC Berkeley leaders: Talia Holden (Senior Student Manager). Kalana Greer (Student Manager), Davina Kelly (Assistant Student Manager), Koleika Siegle (Assistant Student Manager), Evangelia Ward Jackson (Alumna Manager), Silvester Carl Henderson (Director) Objective: The purpose of our organization Is to promote the educational aspect of Gospel music as an art and respected part of African American history. It is also our goal to unify students across ethnicities, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, class, and academic major We even bring together undergraduates with graduate students We are diversel Highlights: This year marks the 20 ' » Anniversary Reunion Gospel Experience! We have been motivating Individuals and moving audiences for twenty long years now We are recognized by the Smithsonian Institute as the finest collegiate gospel choir In the nation and we have also released two audio CDs Berkeley New Music Project (BNMP) Berkeley Organization for Animal Advocacy (BOAA) Berkeley Organization of Romanian Students (BORS) Berkeley Outreach Berkeley Peace Journal (BPJ) Berkeley Planning Journal Berkeley Poetry Review The Berkeley Political Review (BPR) Berkeley Public Health Alliance (BPHA) Berkeley Rumberos Berkeley Rumi Club Berkeley Science Review (BSR) Berkeley Scientific (BSJI Berkeley Staff Student Language Coalition (BSSLC) Berkeley Stop the War Coalition Berkeley Student Chapter of the International Society For Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) Berkeley Students for a Sovereign Taiwan (BST) Berkeley Students for Life The Berkeley Undergraduate Rhetoric Society (BURS) Berkeley Urban Studies Student Association (BUSSA) Berkeley Women in Business Berkeleyan Viticultural Society Best Buddies at Berkeley BioEngineering Association of Students (BEAST) Bioengineering Honors Society (BioEHS) BKPC (Bible Study) Black Campus Ministries at Cal Black Engineering and Science Students Association (BESSA) Black Graduate Engineering and Science Students (BGESS) Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) Black Prelaw Society Black Recruitment and Retention Center (BRRC) Black Students in Health Association (BSHA) Blue and Gold Yearbook Boalt Police Review Advocates (BPRA) Boalt Criminal Law Association (BCLA) Boalt Environmental Law Society (ELS) Boalt Hall Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual. Transgender Caucus Boalt Hall Women ' s Association (BHWA) Boalt Journal of Crinnlnal Law (BJCL) BookWorlds (fiction DeCals) Bridges Multicultural Resource Center Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi T Foundation Buddhist Oasis for Developing Holistic Insight (BOOHl) Butt Out! Cal Actuarial League (CAL) Cal Animage Alpha Cal Berkeley Democrats Cal Berkeley Habitat for Humanity Cal Community Music (CCM) Cal Dragon Boat Cal Driving Votes (CalDV) Cal Ethics Bowl Cal Fishing Club Cal Forensics Cal Hang-Gliding Club Cal Hawaii Club Cal Hiking and Outdoor Society (CHAOS) Cal in Berkeley Student Internship Program (CIBI Cal in the Capital (CITC) Cal Japan Club (CJC) Cal Literary Arts Magazine (CLAM) Cal Magic: The Gathering Club Cal Motorcycle Club (AXIO-M) Cal Motorsports Club Cal Operation Smile Student Association (COSSA) Cal Opportunity Scholars Association (COSA) Cal PlaNet Cal Pre-Law Association (CPLA) Cal Queer Asian (Cal Q A) Cal Recycling Cal Robotics Cal Running Club Cal Ski Snowboard Club Cal Slam Cal Students for Equal Rights Valid Education (CalSERVE) Cal Table Tennis Club Cal Taiko Cal Undergraduate Public Health Coalition (CalUPHC) Cal Vegetarians (CV) Cal Water Polo Club California Alumni Scholars Association (CASC) California Asylum Representation Clinic (CARC) California Investment Association (CIA) California Legal Studies Journal California Mock Trial California Public Interest Research Group (CALP(RG) California Surf Club The Californians Campaign to End the Death Penalty Campus Crusade for Christ at Cal Campus Crusade lor Christ ■ Korea (KCCC) Campus Evangelistic Fellowship ■ Cantonese Group (CEF) Campus Evangelistic Fellowship • Mandarin Group (CEF) Campus Fellowship • A Ministry of Richmond Baptist Church Campus Go Club Campus Greens (Cal Berkeley Green Party) Campus Radical Women Canterbury at Cal Capri Club Catholic Students at Cal - Newman Hall Caucus for International Awareness Celtic Colloquium The Center for Experimental Geography Center for New Music and Audio Technology Users Group (CNMAT) Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Advisory Committee (ChemE GSAC) Chicano(a)s Latino(a)s in Health Education (CHE) Chicano-Latina Architectural Student Association (CASA) Chicanes and Latinos for Empowerment (ChaLE) Children ' s Aid and Relief Enterprise (CARE) China Dance Theatre China Forum Chinese People Union (CPU) Chinese Student Association (CSA) Christian Graduate Students on Campus Christian Science Organization (CSO) Christians at Boalt Christians on Campus Chun Jin Ahm (CJA) Circle K International (CKI) City of Knowledge The Classical Forum Clio ' s Scroll Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) Cognitive Science Students Association (CSSA) College of Environmental Design Interdepartmental Group (CEDIG) College Panhellenic Association (CPA) Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) Colombia Working Group Committee for Korea Studies (CKS) Community Circuits Comparative Literature Graduate Council Computer Science and Business Association (CSBA) Computer Science Undergraduate Association (CSUA) The Core Council for Graduate Students in Political Theory Covenant Christian Fellowship Creative Law Society Creativity Only Lives Outside of Repression (COLOR DANZ) Critical Response and Intervention for a Sustainable Ethnic Studies (CRISES) Crocheting and Knitting Club Crossroads Christian Fellowship: Chinese for Christ Berkeley Church Daily Cal Presents ... Dance Junta Danceworx Dancing Rice! Dead Logicians ' Society Decadence Democracy Matters Democratic Education at Cal (DeCal) Dhamma Service Dramatists ' Guild of California East Bay Community Law Center Student Group (EBCLC) East Bay Workers ' Rights Clinic Eastbay Bible Institute (EBI) Eastbay Christian Fellowship (ECF) EckankarBerkeley Campus Group Education Abroad Association Eggster Organization EGO Electrical Engineering Graduate Student Association Electronic Dance Music Collective Emergency Medical Technicians @ Berkeley (EMT -B) Engineering and Business Administration Student Association (E-BA) Engineers For A Sustainable World - Berkeley (ESW-B) Engineers in Medicine and Biology Society (EMB5) Engineers ' Joint Council (EJC) English Undergraduate Association (EUA) Entomology Students ' Organization (ESC) The Environmental Coalition (ECO) Environmental Sciences Students Association (ESSA) Epicurio Ethiopian Student Union (ESU) Exit Falun Gong Club Farbrengen Society (Chabad) Fashion and Student Trends (FAST) T ORGANIZATIONS BERKELEY POLITICAL REVIEW Type: Publication Formed: 2001 Leaders: Shane Gold Macher (Editor In Chief), Zachary Hendlin (Managing Editor), Aaron Aziant (International Editor), Kelly Dunleavy (National Editor), Donald Lathbury (California Editor), Drew Cross, Angela Pai. Objective: Berkeley Political Review is a non-partisan news magazine dedicated to political, economic and governmental analysis. Highlights: Berkeley Political Review enjoyed recognition as the Best News Magazine of 2003-4 as well as an honorable mention for the best undergraduate publication by associated students of UC Berkeley. We hosted our first speaker, co- sponsored by the Institute of Governmental Studies, and have developed our staff, skill and reputation. HERMANOS UNIDOS lype: Academic, Activity, Cultural, Service Group Formed: 1989 Leaders: Juan Carlos Vaca. David Cabrera, Alexis Lopez, Dario Alvarez, Emma Gutierrez, Emmanuel Reyes. Juan Salazar, Danny Herrera, Alex Oe La Riva, Ivan Magana, Joe Luis Pantoja. Danny Diaz, George Tellechea. Carlos Torres, Pedro Cisneros, Jesse Acevedo, Jesse Escobar, Eliott Corona, Chuy Drozco, Roberto Villafana, Mario Figueroa, Ricardo Reyes, Mr Figueroa Objective: Hermanos Unidos Is a Latino support group that prides itself on academic scholarship, community service, and positive social interaction while easing the transition into the University. We strongly believe members get from the group what they put in, which is why we are currently celebrating our sixteenth year and going strong. Highlights: There were many highlights in Hermanos Unidos this year Among the most memorable were: Canvasing with Hermanas Unidas - We went door to door and collected clothing and canned food that was donated to St. Elizabeths Church in Oakland. Brown Bags of Hermandad - At our general meeting, we created dozens of bag lunches for day laborers in Fruitvale. The following morning we delivered them to those waiting for work. It was a great event that touched all of our members that participated in the event. Soccer at San Quentin - We went to San Quentin Federal Penitentiary and played a friendly game of soccer with the inmates. Super Study Hall - During finals, we had 24 hour study sessions where tutoring was provided by members. The group also provided snacks and test materials. Platicas - At weekly meetings, we had talks that provide awareness and discussion about topics affecting our community, such as stereotypes and our theme of becoming ' el Nuevo hombre. ' Guest Speakers - Hermanos Unidos hosted various guest speakers throughout the year that ranged from safe sex sexual education to stress management to education. The year was capped off with our traditional banquet, which consisted of a video yearbook, a slideshow of events, delicious food, a great atmosphere, and excellent music. TAIWANESE AMERICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION (TASA) -. Type: Activity, Cultural, Service Group Formed: 2004 Leaders: Alina Chen (President), Jane Yang (Internal Vice President), Christine Chen (External Vice President), George Wu (Secretary), Crystal Chuang (Treasurer), Lily Tseng (Historian). Chris Auyong, Beverly Wang (Social Chairs), Jennifer Lin (Public Relations Chair), Connie Lin, Veronica Shin (Fundraising Chair). Objective: TASA Is dedicated to promoting the unity and cooperation of Taiwanese-Americans in the community, the presence of the community in local and national arenas, and the culture and identity of Taiwanese-Americans. TASA will hold events bringing together men or women of all backgrounds and ideals, uniting them by a common culture and interest, and together building the awareness of Taiwanese-Americans of their own identity and culture, knowledge of their heritage and strong recognition from others. Highlights: At the annual ITASA (intercollegiate Taiwanese American Student Association) awards, Bcrlieley TASA ms recognized as the Best New TASA and also for Outstanding web Site. RHETORICAL REVIEW Type: Academic. Publication, Political. l op ulture Formed: January 2003 Leaders: London Wright Pegs. Lauren Slonkard. Metabel Law. Janinc TTen. Kelly Ireland Objective: The purpose of RR shall be to promote the art of clear well-organized writing and to educate students and tht surrounding Berkeley community about the rhetoric discipline Highlights: We are a new publication We have been funded by the ASUC since Fall 2003. However, this Is our very first semester using the funding to publish a publication. Fellowship in Christ in Berkeley (FICB) Female Sexuality The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance Fiat Lux: Berkeley Students in Search of Enlightenment The Filipino Martial Arts Club Fitness Intelligence Team (FIT) Folklore Roundtable For Christ ' s Sake (FCS) Foresight Pre-Optometry Club The Forum at Cal Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) Frank Reed Norton Fan Club Free Radicals: Chemists for Peace French Cinema Freshman and Sophomore Business Club (FSBC) Friends of the Berkeley Free Clinic Friends of the USCA Full Scale Fundamental Physics Society (FPS) Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. Chapter (FBLA-PBL) Get Involved With Volunteer Efforts in Bay Area Communities (GIVEBAC) GIANT - The UC Berkeley Student Filmmaker Organization Ginosko Goftogoo: Dialogue on Iran and Iranians Golden Key International Honour Society Good News Berkeley Grace Grads in Germanics Graduate and Professional Schools Mental Health Task Force (GPSMHTF) Graduate Assembly of Students in Psychology (GASP) Graduate Association of Public Health Students (GrAPHS) Graduate Film Working Group Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley Greek Queer Straight Alliance (GQSA) Green Campus Grupo Folklorico RePejos de Mexico (Reflejos) GSPP Environmental Policy Group Haas Undergraduate Black Business Association (HUBBA) Hapa Issues Forum (HIF) Hardboiled Harvest Berkeley Health and Medical Apprenticeship Program (HMAP) Health Services and Policy Analysis Students (HSPA) T Hermanas Unldas (HaU) Hermanos Unidos (HU) Herp Club The Heuristic Squelch Hindu Students Council (HSC) His To Own (H20) Hispanic Engineers and Scientists (HES) History Graduate Association (HGA) Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA) Honor Students ' Society (HSS) Humanitarian Issues Awareness IBERIA ■ Berkeley. 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Architects, and Engineers (PASAE) Planning Students Association (PSA) Poetry for the People (P4P) Polltica Predental Society Premed Perspective PreMedical Honor Society (PMHS) Pre-Nursing Society Prepare to Achieve a College Education (PACE) Pre-Pharmacy Informational, Learning and T ORGANIZATIONS i vmeiiian ation ARMENIAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION Type; Cultural Formed: 1978 Leaders: Ani Pezeshkian, Alen Vartan, Mariam Danielian, Sergey Tirayan, Karen Zadoyan. Taleen Alexander, Krlstina Bedrossian, Sevana Danyaiian, Armen Moughamian. Objective: The Armenian Students Association is an organization that promotes Armenian cultural awareness and educates UCB students about Armenian culture and history. Highlights: Welcome to Cal (reshman picnic, UCLA ASA football weel end, fundraisers for the Armenia Fund, ASA goes broomballing, bowling night, documentary viewing. Armenian organizations panel. Lake Tahoe ski trip. Spring Bash at Kips. Genocide Week activities including Hands Across Cal and a workshop about the Armenian Genocide. GOLDEN KEY INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY lype: Academic Leaders: Cindy Chai, David Hazlehurst (Co-Presidents) Objective: Golden Key strives to build global communities of academic achievers by providing opportunities for individual growth through leadership, career development, networliing and service. OMICRON DELTA EPSILON Type: Academic Formed: 2004 Leaders: Michael Jones, Shruti Malani. Shi Ying Lim, Katherine Zhou Objective: Omicron Delta Epsilon is a nationally recognized economics honor society. Highlights: We toured the San Francisco Federal Reserve where we were given a personal presentation by Bank President and Berkeley Professor, Janet Yellen. COGNITIVE SCIENCE STUDENT ASSOCIATION E STUDENT AKOCMnO ■ " ELCYEDUl Leaders: Genessa Giorgi. Katherine Clark, Gina Peng. Tim Mullen, Rosemary Jammal, Alan Lai. May Seel. Dawn Chen, Chrlstianna Kasalar, Jessica Theirman, Julia Gills. Objective: The CSSA advocates the Cognitive Science major by maintaining positive relations and open communication between Cog Sci faculty and students. Strengthening lies that will lead to greater opportunities, such as research positions and internships, and providing a crucial synapse lor vesicles of communication which will ensure the progressive development of this cutting-edge major Highlights: 2005 Cognitive Science Laboratory Tour. Cognitive Science Major Forum, Feel Dead Brains— Pathology and Anatomy, Professors Eat Too events with Dr Knight, Dr Hudson Kam. Dr Harvey Dr Diamond. Dr Feldman and Dr Searle Helping pick the new Cognitive Science faculty, " Sugar, Spice and Synapses Teaching Neuroscicnce to Buddhist Monks in India " — Dr PrestI talk on trip to India. Exploratorlum field trip. Transcranial Magneuc Stimulation (TMSI demo Leadership Society (PILLS) Pre-Vet Club at UC Berkeley (PVC) PRISMS Conference Club (PRISMS) Programmers Anonymous Progressive Students of Faith Project Compassion for Iraq Prytanean Womens ' Honor Society PsiChi Public Health Advocate Public Health Students Sports Committee Queer Alliance (QA) Queer Grads (QG) Queer Issues In Public Policy (QUIPP) Queer Resource Center (QRC) Questioners Quiz Bowl Club Raza Recruitment and Retention Center (RRRC) Reach! 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Alpha Gamma Omega (AGO) Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Alpha Kappa Delta Alpha Kappa Delta Phi (KDPhi) Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi) Alpha Omicron Pi (ACPI) Alpha Phi Alpha Phi Alpha (Alphas) Alpha Phi Omega Alpha Pi Mu (APM) Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) Alpha Xi Omega (AXiO) ■ Alpha Chapter Beta Alpha Psi, Lambda Chapter Beta Lambda Kappa National Black Honors Society Berkeley Chapter Chi Epsilon • Civil Engineering Honor Society (XE) Delta Chi Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) Delta Epsilon Mu ■ Delta Chapter Delta Kappa Epsilon (Deke) Delta Phi Epsilon Coed Professional Foreign Service Fraternity (DPE) Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) Delta Sigma Theta (Deltas) Delta Tau Delta (Delt) Delta Upsilon |DU) Epsilon Pi Honors Society Eta Kappa Nu - Mu Chapter no , ORGANIZATIONS Type: Academic Formed: 1913 Leaders: Alexander Trautwein (Master Alchemist). David Montgomery (Vice Master Alchemist), Vlad Goldenberg (Pledge Master) Objective: To provide service, at both the professional and academic levels, in the chemical sciences. Highlights: Alpha Chi Sigma helped the American Chemical Society with their booth during Homecoming Week. The group ran chemistry demonstrations, such as making slime. The group also displayed the Seaborgium flag during the football game against UCLA. BERKELEY JEWISH JOURNAL Type: Publication Formed: 2002 Leaders: David J. Abraham (Editor in Chief), David M. Hollander (Managing Editor) Objective: The BJJ seeks to deliver accurate and excellent journalism, be a strong voice for the Jewish State, inform Jews and non-Jews alike about Judaism. Highlights: The BJJ has continued to grow during the 2004-5 academic year. In April, we hosted a regional conference dedicated to journalism and journalistic entrepreneurship. AMERICAN MEDICAL SCHOOL ASSOCIATION Type: Academic Activity Formed: 1995 Leaders: Hijab Zubairi (President), Tarn Pham (Vice President), Evelyn Pratama (Fundraising), David Pratama, (Secretary), Ashley Dunn, Janine Sun (Community Service), Swan Lee (Berkeley Pre-Medical Survival Guide), Jennifer Nguyen, Sachi Jain (Health Fair). Objective: AMSA is committed to improving health care and healthcare delivery to all people, promoting active improvement in medical education, involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine, assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems, contributing to the welfare of medical students, interns, residents and post-MD trainees and advocating the profession of medicine. Highlights: Events for 2004 2005 include Stem Cell (Prop 71) Info Night, Podiatry School of Medicine Info Night. MCAT Info Night w Kaplan, Scholarship Info Night. Health Fair DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP Type: Publication Formed: 2003 Objective: To publish " Develop " , a magazine of documentary photography Highlights: Develop Magazine SIGMA ALPHA LAMBDA I Type: Academic, Activity. Service Group Formed: 2002 Leaders: Mae Ng (President), Hsin " Gina " W. Peng (Vice President). Christina Wewiling (Secretary), Kaitlin Hayes (Treasurer), Willa Chan (Webmaster), Yi " Edmund " W. Zhou, Sang-Hee Park, April Tong, Hae Jung Hwang (Fundraising; Publicity) Objective: Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization, dedicated to promoting, recognizing and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community service, personal development and lifelong professional fulfillment Highlights: We have recruited many new members, including several new officers. We have served the community through events such as Cal Corps Day of Service, YWCA Shadow Day the Alameda County Food Bank and KPMG Tax Aid Sigma Alpha Lambda supports its members by providing short-term service opportunities to busy college students who still want to help the community We are saying a sad goodbye to several graduating officers, but looking forward to a wonderful 2005-2006. Gamma Phi Beta (Gamma Phi) Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity, Inc. • Gamma Chapter Interested Ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha, Latin Sorority Inc. lota Sigma Pi - National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry - Hydrogen Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi (KAPsi) Kappa Alpha Theta (Theta) Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) Kappa Gamma Delta - Epsilon Chapter Kappa Kappa Gamma (Kappa) Lambda Chi Alpha (LambdaChi) Lambda Phi Epsilon Lambda Sigma Gamma (LSG) Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Inc. Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc. Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Inc. Colony (ODPhi) Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honors Society (ODE) Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International Phi Delta Theta (Phi Delt) Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity Pi Alpha Phi Pi Beta Phi (Pi Phil Pi Kappa Alpha (Pike) Pi Kappa Phi (Pi Kapp) Pi Sigma Alpha - lota Chapter (poll sci honor society) Pi Tau Sigma (PTS) Sigma Alpha Lambda Sigma Alpha Mu (Sammy) Sigma Chi Sigma Kappa Sigma Mu Delta Sigma Nu Sigma Omicron Pi - Alpha Chapter Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp) Sigma Phi Omega - Zeta Chapter Sigma Pi - lota Chapter Sigma PI Alpha Sorority Theta Chi Theta Phi Psi Fraternity Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) Zeta Phi Beta (Zetas) Zeta Psi (Zete) T -IKf -■-Jk. ' •HM » -C V 7- :- J if.i x y ' • ' J t fuAiiip ;®; ' »» e V ' f " %r, r « , : ' .Ir t f m r - « Giving Bacl Seniors Celebrate their Alma Mater with the Legacy of a Class Gift by stephame Pace This year ' s seniors are celebrating their graduation by leaving their class with the legacy of individual monetary donations to the improvement of next year ' s academia, also known as the magnanimous Senior Class Gift. The Class of 2004 raised a remarkable $48,166 from approximately 1 ,43 2 seniors. The new class record for this year was raising over $50,000. It was estimated that if every senior gave just 2005 pennies, the school would more than triple this amount. Cal alumnus Richard Blum even announced a challenge grant, promising to match every senior gift dollar for dollar up to $1 00,000 " It ' s important for others to get in the habit of giving back. Alumni benefit by staying connected to their university, and even normal contnbutions are a way of staying involved and showing your appreciation, " said Bob Sanderson, a fellow Berkeley engineer Class of 1966 and 1970 who also challenged the seniors with a pledge to match every gift 2:1 up to $15,000. The tradition of official giving a gift to the university was revived after a 1996 hiatus. Kona Annc Ahad. Pultlical .Science Lcfal Studic Ailccn Abaya. Ugjii smdic 8i Ma» Communicatiuflt Muhamad llya.s Mirza Abdul Hamid. BlccUKil i:iit:incenn); C ompulcr Science Alex Abclin. Bu inc sAdinir,.r, ,,; Armcn Abrahamian. Ekctncai Ejigincmny CcmpulcT Science Jose AbrigO. Political Science H»u r Encka Ackeret. Binmcss Adnunittmiim AGcnnMD Frances Adachi. Socnioo xT " W Gregory Adaim. pbitucai Scwnn Sandra Agustin. NumtMmai SciciKr Sohana Ahmad. l: .•n. nlK Naccma Ahmed Ur i s»idi« GRADUATES now every year more and more seniors are helping to improve life at their alma mater. In 2003, S48, 290 went to scholarship endowment; and in 2002, $47,825 went to the Campanile for the Students Project: Restoration of Benches to Campanile Esplanade. Other donations made from 1996- 2001 ranged from $12,000 to $40,000. all of which were set side for library collections endowments, the Berkeley Pledge which supports the underprivileged at local high schools, and the Flat Lux Project: Lighting on Campanile Way. The Class of 2003 raised over $48,000 for scholarship endowment, with only 1 ,588 seniors participating. Only half the university ' s budget comes from state support and student fees, where many unworthy causes unfortunately go unfounded. There are reasons why Cal needs more money for its undergraduates: 1) State funding covers less than 1 3 of Cal ' s budget; 2) Regular fees, even after the increase, account for only 1 6 percent of Cal ' s budget; 3) Cal must raise over 50 percent of the remaining funds through outside sources; 4) Every year, alumni and seniors have come together to help close this gap; and 5) The seniors ' support will continue to keep Cal the No. 1 public university and preserve the Cal experience for the Golden Bears. There are a myriad of ways to make the gift, one of which is donating online at a secure site. Other ways are calling, printing out a pledge form and mailing it in, visiting the Senior tent on Sproul Plaza, or coming to Grad Fair during Senior Week. The Senior Gift Council usually identifies three of Cal ' s pressing needs and class members are encouraged to choose which area to fund. When making the gift, each student must indicate his her choice of projects under " Special Instructions for this Gift. " The Senior Class Gift is organized by the Senior Class Gift Committee, which is provided with a university budget for materials and events and handles time-consuming responsibilities such as stuffing envelopes. It is divided into the Executive Committee, which helps design and execute innovative campaign strategies to reach a record goal of $50,000, and the Participation Committee, which provides outreach and education about the Senior Class Gift and works to engage all seniors to participate. Both committees help students gain valuable experience The tradition of official giving a gift to the university was revived after a 1996 hiatus, now every year more and more seniors are helping to improve life at their alma mater. in marketing, communications, project management and event planning. Several responsibilities of the Executive Committee are to develop an effective marketing plan to reach and inspire seniors to give; being an ambassador and representing the committee to seniors, student groups, alumni, officials and the press; and recruiting, managing and motivating a team of volunteers to solicit gifts from the seniors. This committee meets bi- monthly and commits an additional 5 to 10 hours per month to implement campaign strategies. Several responsibilities of the Participation Committee are to spread the word through student groups, personal networks, and campus events; solicit and secure gifts from fellow seniors; and working collaboratively Ja.son Ahn. Huior Mccutar and Celt BK ki Malthow Akana. MoIcv-uIat Cell BioU v Hakeem Akinmade-Yusuff. Chemical fcji);iiKcnn.E .Mamira Recro Alaycdrous. Arvhiicctun Loren o Ale.xandcr. ixfal Siudin Joselina Alvaie . Ch cji»StwlK AU . is shoio« Jonathan Amcrikaner. f- ' iim Da id Amin ildch. Bu%inru AJmuuttnticMi SlUMK Jennifer Anderson, ptrfncal Scwnec A utx me l.ynae AndcrMHi. Reb(ia«iS Jcffrc) Anker. Bunm a1 with the Executive Committee to reach a 25 percent class participation goal This committee meets monthly and contributes an additional five hours per month during the campaign, mainly January through May The Senior Class Gift provides support for several academic programs and student services for undergraduates Many of these are undergraduate teaching initiatives, such as freshman and sophomore seminars; classroom and learning technology to enable Webcasting, course Web tools and an online gradebook; campus safety programs. Including safety shuttles and 24-hour v (alking escort service: need-based scholarships, including Regents and Chancellor Scholars and Opportunity Scholars; University Library to maintain and enhance the campus ' s library collections; career center resources to advise students through graduate school and career choices; and student and faculty recruitment and retention to attract and keep top student and faculty to maintain Cal ' s excellence and top ranking. The 2005 Senior Class Gift will be memorialized by a plaque in Dwinelle Hall engraved with the class gift amount and the number of senior who participated. The Senior Class Gift Committee also hopes to develop a physical memorial on campus for the Class of 2005 provided the campaign goals are met. In the College of Engineering, the Senior Class Gift is taken seriously Five years ago, only 18% of the senior class contributed to the class gift. This past year, 44% of the seniors made a gift to the college, for a record- breaking total of $33,132. " I am here at Berkeley because of its unique combination of cutting edge research, unparalleled leadership opportunities , and world-class education It just makes sense to support the Senior Gift Campaign in order to keep these options open to future members of Berkeley Engineering, " said Ryan Doan, Bioengineering major Class of 2005. The Senior Class Gift Campaign works to raise the balance of its budget from private donations to maintain its greatness. It is a tradition that each succeeding generation carries to help the one behind it. It thrives on participation, enthusiasm, hope, and strive to make a real difference in the student community for years to come. Kulwa Apaia. Intcmalioiul Health Jennifer Arceneaux Steven Asao. Chemical Ejigiixehog Carl Aschenbrenner. Chonicit Engineering Jodie Atkinson. Socioiofv K Carcn Auchman. pniiticai Sckqcc A M«M Conunooicabans K Maung Maung Aung. Ekcmcal Enginemns Hr Cumputa science " T. Hi " w EdDCMioa Minor 4 1 % Landis Baker. H»iar n Bianca Baldndgc. AmmcMi Smdin b w y K Louis Barocio-Uribc. $acnion m A AmmcanStudm GRADUATES Aliya Barrios. EnKUshUieraiurc Rachel Basso. English Liieramre Khi inna Bauer. Poiiucai Science Ian Bierig. ImcnliKipUnary Studies Nicole Bishop. Ejivironinenul Science Nicol Blakely. Socioiogj Stephanie Blankemeier. Economics SlaliMics Lauren Blumenfeld. Public Health A: American Studies ChristN Boardman. Linguisncs Shawana Booker. Social Welfare Kara Borowski. Miiltvuljj Envirunmcnial Biolog) Derek Bolhereau. Political Science Heather Bradford. Anthropology Barbara Brady. Social Welfare Moll Brady. HiM..n Kathleen Brantley -Gutierrez. Intcrdtsciplinuy Studies Brian Brown. Sncioiao Bricann Buchscr. intcnliKiplinw Studies Insha Bukhari. Buvineu AdnunutniKm Chrisitna Buonaccorsi. Cognitive Scwncr KcMH Hurlmgham. Cival l-.n|tinrenn|! Tamm Bums. S4xhi1. Mikayla Buichan. t-jiyiivh IxNlicann Cachola. Miitcai Scmcc Li Senior Week Represents the Best in the Bay by Stephanie Pace Historically, Senior Week has been designed to assist graduating seniors in celebrating their last days at Cal with exciting activities, such as a baseball game at AT T Park, Campanile Sunset Concert, Blue and Gold Cruise Party on the San Francisco Bay, Paint the Big C, and the Senior Scoop Senior Week began with the Senior Pilgrimage in 1874, an event that allowed graduating students to tour the campus one last time as students It involved the storytelling of guest speakers of the memorable historical events of various Cal landmarks. The Class of 2000 resurrected the beloved tradition after its cessation in the 1 950s due to anti-war demonstrations on campus The Pilgrimage dates back to 1898, where in the early twentieth century, senior ladies on pilgrimage would dress all in white and carry tiny parasols while the senior men wore straw hats, white trousers and dark coats. In years following, the seniors strolled the campus in their caps and gowns. Now, Joy Cadiz. Pithtit-al ScinKf Rachellc Callcnback. Molecular Eavmjnjnmu] Biology Angela Cao Victor CarapilO. Biuincu AdmimMrallon Carlos Carhallo. suihiki R lan Carpcna. Ungmuict Miranda Carroll. Eofiub MoUie Caselli. A A Film .Studm Karina CisUneda. Buuam Aitaamnua Kalhcnnc Caslic . Mn Ci immmattotn Natalie CaMnolla. Pi cfa)iuf Marietta Chambers. I CRAOUATCS students dress casually, carrying backpacks and making just six stops around campus Instead of the original 23. Robert Sibley, Class of 2003, former head of the California Alumni Association, once wrote, speakers would " recall an anecdote, relive a memory, or revere a person who gave each spot Its special aura of distinction or delight. " Speakers on the pilgrimage included Chancellor Robert Berdahl and football coach Tom Holmoe. Senior Week ticket books were sold at $45 a piece, which allowed each student into all the events planned; but by purchasing the entire ticket book, students saved 40% off the total cost of events. Online e-vites, Sproul advertising, and meetings at the Bear ' s Lair helped publicize Senior Week. On Monday, April 25th, seniors celebrated the Grad Fair, a free resource festival for all graduating seniors who also received free hot dogs. On the 26th, a Baseball Night complemented the Grad Fair at AT T Park, where one joined nearly 300 fellow seniors to watch the SF Giants play against the San Diego Padres (SI 8 value). On the 27th, the Grad Fair resumed with its famous counterparts — the Senior Scoop, where seniors received Fenton ' s ice cream and mingled with other seniors (S5) , and the Blue and Gold Cruise and Dance Party. The latter took each senior on a tour of the Bay Bridge, Alcatraz, and the Golden Gate Bridge and provided a catered dinner and music from a live DJ The dress code here was semi-formal ($25). On the 28th, seniors experienced the Cal tradition of painting the Big C white in honor of the graduating class. They learned the history of the Big C, enjoyed lunch, and got ready to slide down the hill to paint. ($5) Later that evening, seniors enjoyed a night of good food and entertainment at the Alumni House for Karaoke Night, where fellow students sang a Christopher Chan. E4:tifiomjcs Jasmine Chan. Ugai smdio ull Chan. Siviolog Ncha Chande. Public Hcalih Ashley Chandler. AMnfihyucvpiiTiics A [ViJilKal Scifncr Rcniia Rcncc Chancy. Amencw Sudm Dais) Chang. M lo.nilv A Cell Bioloo Lslhcr Chang, Fihmc siuJto Mina Chang. inJmuul knfioKtrnt X ( prn IHint Knearch hii ahclh Chapman, ids a Spuud Daniel Chase. C wwr»Mnw Rrv uic SluiJjr« Shi a Chalursedi. Publ llrattb 119 Annie Chen. Buuneu Aifamniitniiim Chlinji Chen. E ooomic» St. JapincMr Eleanor Chen. Moi x:ui« A on Bioiogv Juslin Chen. Co il UijpnccnDi: . Arthitrciutc Lisa Chen. Archncciurc Supin Chen. Biocngmccnn Victor Chen. ImcgraUvc Biology Woody Chen. Legal Studi« Chun Irene Chen. Piy»:hi iog Alice Cheng. Japanese Amy Cheng. Psychology Christine Cheng. Molecular Cell Biology Joie Cheng. iMegntive Biology Natalie Cheng. Molecular and Cell Biology Psychology Wing- Yec Cheng, Amcncan Sludic Gordon Cheung. Civil Eagine«nng Ye Han Chin. Economic Wilham Chiu. Economic Eun Young Cho. Japancw Ciystal Choi. MoIccuIu and Cell Biology Yoon-Young Choi, lu iuhe Chong Tam Chai Sing Chou. copuu r Scwncr Benjamin Chu. MokcuUr md Cdi Buioo 12p GRADUATES i)A variety of songs ($5) On the 29th, seniors gathered to take the Class of 2005 Class Picture at Memorial Glade where they were set up in formation similar to the Cal Band. Afterwards, they enjoyed lunch after with friends. ($7) Later that afternoon, the Senioritis Carnival is put on with a variety of entertainment, treats, and games. ($151 The 20 members of the Californians, otherwise known as the Senior Class Council which is also responsible for the Senior Class Gift Committee and Campaign, organize events for Senior Week. They also design the class banner and sweatshirt and plan the annual Commencement Convocation. Former Commencement Convocation keynote speakers have included Anchorman Ted Koppel, Attorney General Janet Reno and Actor Bill Cosby. The year after the resurrection of Senior Week by the Class of 2000, the Class of 2001 launched two new ideas: A Senior Odyssey, a series of Senior Week activities, and the Commencement Convocation ' s Senior Procession. The California Alumni Association (CAA| is a wonderful way to stay in touch with the university, boasting a show of over 92,000 members of the independent, not-for-profit corporation, which offers its alumni many savings, from the award-winning California Monthly magazine to free UC library cards. Senior Week activities, one of CAA ' s projects, vary from class to class but fundamentally observe the Baccalaureate Sermon and the Senior Banquet. The CAA does not sponsor other activities like the Extravaganza, an original farce written and performed by members of the senior class, and the Pilgrimage. Senior Week continues to be a generational success, exciting and highlighting the graduation of its university graduates who have worked so diligently to get to the podium and receive their diplomas. Christopher Chu. Applied Mathcnutm Yantian (Tess) Chu. CtmiputCT Sckikv C ' r Alal C ' huang. NK lcvular ani Cell Biology hlainc Chuang. Numuonal Science Joowan Chun. .Arehilectiue Christopher Chung. Lc ai Siujio Eugene Chung. Bu«inex AdminmnUKn Ashlc C ' lark. tV tnical Science l.inj.say Cole. tSydukiKy Socul WdfMC Knstin Cnlsky.CranfMm Michael Colvin. linvimanmil E Allegra Contoy, Buuneu a 121 Phyllis Chsosloni " Trina C ' nstI MokwtM anU tcll Hi U s.y Anrta Crivclah Uiui Ajnencan SumJic Katnna Cm . Mok cvl« «id Cell Buioo 123 GRADUATES liil d: ' mh Vilki Cruz. ImCTdiKiplinao Studlc hiona Cua. Eiixinoimc Rommel Cuevas Jobin Cyrus. Chemutr a Near Eutcm Studin Hrell Dallon. xn Pr».iKc ( hnsiic Dam. s.vK.ii.p Kimhcrl Dau . imcicmi c BMt)»f: Kalhcnnc Dc Guia. MKhanical hnfinccnnf Oli la Dc Lara, l cn ! Studio Mut CtVTununK ' SiMVii Marie " wyccc " Dc Vera. Vll iwtl VlAihrnuiic k ' andcr Dcbnicky. lef t siikIvi Rohcn DcCOn. Bhim incmnr Pi iU In Memoriam Patrick Tyler McCann September 23, 1982- October 15,2004 Beloved son and friend, dedicated athlete and student, member of Univeristy of California Class of 2005. You will be missed. Noel Palma Deomampt). ids Eric Dicp. tlcxincal Eitginccnnv Cnmputrr Scicni • Nina Kaur Dindral. Poitimi ScicrKc Zylah Ylana Doria. Civii Enginc«nn - Allison DosNCtli. A«ian Amcnc«n Sludin Farah Do nlng-Konda i. PACS Kenneth D(i en,lnicrdiwip)in«r SttMli Nick Drchcr. RhcKvt. Harvey Duan. Rhrmnt Janice Duh. (H)v:hi k ( Michelle Ea tlack CVmital tAfinecnnj ft Maienali Sctmr Tristan Hdgarian. imrfnux BtHki Alyson Edwards. American Studies Cynihia Elmasiian. Poimtai Sciciwc Jason Hngelstein. E«:onomK . Philovtphy PolilKdl Science Atcx Espinoza. Anihn»poiog Sara Mirja HspirilU. Architecture Eric Evangclisla. Business Administration Janelle Falcone. An Practice Ada Fang. Economics J(jltrc Farano. Legal Studies ■ lex Farhat. Molev-ular EnvironmenUl Biology Jenny Felsen. Political Scief»cc Heather Ferrol, Economics d d iM Da id Figueroa. Ugai Siudics Patrick Fink, Mechanical Enginccnng M leine Flojo. Molecular and Cell Biologj Abel Flores. Mechanical Enginecnng lirian Florcs. Political Science icolc Ford. Molecular and Cell Bk»1, c Matthew Frcedman. OtcmKal Bnyineennf Rakcsh Gadc. Polmcml Economy ol Industrial Socielte« ChriMine Galbary. Sockilaty Melisa Cialvan. Miunry Andrew Gannam. Huiut) N.iilah GnMnn.Enfluh Jll Or on 1 BVc-3»- .•! " -. - 4v_■■ ■ B HHI ■ Craig Gertsch. Sa.-ioiog Bina Ghanaal. Political Science Samir Gharib. Bu ineu Admimuraion Shan Giacomini. Pt iiiicaJ Science i A 1 1 1 Joyce Glickman. Intcnliwiplman Siudic Scoll Goldsmith. Humoov- Liana Gon lcs, Si ci i }; Cynthia Gonzalez. Socwiog) t P Mclisu Gordon- WoUin. fSjciwiao a tiwKr Lauren Govs ButincM Admmtomkoo Andrra Gough ia%% Con Joel Gnbcr. 136 GRADUATES Danielle Gregg. Pt lHical Science Clarissa Guerrero. PoiiiK-ai Science Ellean Guo. Busjiku Admimuration Stephen Guo. blccmcal Einguwchng ,v I riipuicr Science Narma Gu man. p iiitKai Science MaMCiinimunicjiKink Talene Hachikian. Anihnipoiog A Prrf muiKc Scudm Melissa Hackcl. Pi chDiofy Hnn Hafucnschiel. FSiliuckl Ecoaomy or tnlJu UlIU SitCICltCS Chia Halpcm. PntiuoU Science Patricia Ham. iniqcraiivc Btotofy M.OcvuUt «nd Cell BiokiC} Calvin Hang Mokvulu and Cell Btok« iaquclmc Harrison. Srvui WeifaR 127 Jcannic Hernandez, imrcniivc Bmkicy Agusiin Hcrrcra. Etiuuc siudtn Lilia Hcrrcra. SouH4 f) Enca Hcwiii i ' 12S GRADUATES tii4 Keisha Hicks. Sociology . Afncan Amcncan Studio manda Ho, Japancj Mtan Sluilics Katherine Hoar. Political Science ' I ' at Hsieh. Molecular and Cell Biology Carlin Hsueh. Chemistry Altwrt Huang. Engineering Maihemaiici Kelly Huang, Indusinal Engineering A: Opcraiions Rcsciuvh Stephanie Huang. Business Admimstraaoni Wendy Jia Men Huang. Molecular and Cell Biology Immunology Leslie- Anne Huff. Mas Commumcauoas Wendell Hunter. Socioic Soojin Hur. Archncciure Padraic Hussey, Celtic Studies Craig Hutchinson. African-American Studio Darren Hwee, integrative Biotogy Paul Hwu. Mechanical Engineenng Vincent Ihia. Maihematio Michelle Ibrahimi.fSychoIofy Michael Im. Butmnt Adminutntioo Chic Inoue. Arvhiieviure Wakana Ivoda. Moleculv wd Cell Biolofy Mananna Ivanov. Molecular and Cell Bulocy Micja Jac Jennifer Jack. Hutoo A MauC jLli s i- - l THE BEST PLACE TO GET SOME SLEEP n my own bed, 56% At the library, 32% Somewhere else, 12% During class, Memorial Glade, Valley Life Sciences Building, someone else ' s bed iipf : ' Mn|![ii 1 mm !91B»lhSSIliSI Yasminc Jahanmir. Bu »nc Admin i lrjl ion llicaier Hanna Jcong. poimtai Stiencc Kcnu Jivrajka, MolcLuluundCcll Bioto y Mardi Joaquin. Political Science Hebcrt Johnson. Inlcrdiwriplmart Suidicv Tiffani Johnson. Aincncmi siudic Lai Juncs-Bc ' . Butmm Admtnutnmon Nceta Joseph, political Science Alice JOU. SacH4i f Hycyoun Jung Mm ( ' (mununicai on« Rhoda KaJir. I ' rbM siudm A New FjL»irni Sfwltci Ann Kang. MutcvuUi and on H» 4(f: GRADUATES Andrew Kao. Molecular and Cdl Biology Lauren Karl, Thcaicr Performance Studies Sard Kanihian. Polmcal Econnmiei l InJusinal S lclctlc Brcnl Kastcnbaum. Amcncan siudi« Alex Kaufman, Compuier SctcikcA Economici Gumeel Kaur, Public Health Tcjindcr Kaur. Sociology South Am,u] Studies Su- an Kccfe, P ychology Hrin Keplinger. Sotiou v Dominique Key. Amhropoiogv Claire Kietich. Latm American Siudio AmN l.vnn Kim. Busmeu AdminiMnilum Caroline Kim. Theater Studies Scandanavian Sludie Dae Yong Kim. Applied MalhcmalKA Actuarial Science Hanbyul Kim. Political Economy III Induvinul Societies Hcc Juong Kim. Legal Studies Justin Kim. Economics Kaiic Kim. (N chi iog Min Ji KinV h lttical Science Phillip Kim, Apfilied MalhematKS William Kim. BuMnr t AdmtmunljiiQ ' un Kim. Ri wn|:ineenn( Xcnia KiNsclcr, p» chi nt Kenneth Kita. PuMh. Health i raJ Siudir I ' il 131 Lfliucn Kilagawa. EnsUUi Kayla Kiison. ptychoiog) Alc aniJcr KiKh. Cogmu ScirtKc Andrea Kochcndcrfcr. PoiiiH-ai Sctrnce Manhcw Koken. LepJ studm a Fjigiuh Kenneth Kong. Copuuve Science An Practice Suda Kungpradisl. Inlenliu:iplinar Studies Khslina Kozen. Bu iims . dcmnuIrauon Loreen Kozen. BuMnes. Admmiiirauon Ian Kratier, Moiccuiu and Ccii Bioiogj Vlad Kroll. Polmcal Science English Kevin Kurian. Political Science Chyna Kwok. Apfrfied Maihenuucs Kelly Kwon. Molecular and Cell Biolog i Immunolo Alan Kwong. Biocngincenn Laura Lachman. Legal studies Anny Lai. Piychoiojy Marcus Lai. Numuoful Soencet Anb Lam. Eketnol Enpntamg A Conqwier Scwnce TsZ Lam. MokcuUr and Cell Biology Wai Lun. Nwniiaiia] Sdencci Melody Lan. m«m Cimiwh mwm Veronica Lao. MoteniarMdCeSBialofy Cathlccn Lary, Pntiucal Econotny a Induitn ! SucKCiet 132 -, GRADUATES fr f »} if A U fA 1 I A f • W I I V lit M I i: A •« ii r« t 1 ' «!. V lM. WHICH PLACE BEST IDENTIFIES BERKELEY? Otner, Otner, On Off Campus Campus Jassim Latif. Economics ft Cit and Regional Development Anderson Lau. Molecular and Cell Biology A Public Health Diana Le Thuy van Le. Nutnuoiui ScietK«s Cianna Lealherwood. Moieoitar and Cell Bk Io)c ft Public Healih Ani LCC. An ft Architei-lure Myunmin Danny Lcc. Film Siudio Ja on Lcc. Mrctumcal Bnginecnng Jennifer Ixc. ecocnauci ft Bu»nc t AdminmniNWt Jennifer lefai SiihIk Kalhenne Lcc. Enfiiih Linda Lee. M l« nilw and Cell Bnkoty a iU Susanna Lee. ctimrc Winnie Lee, Hi ' fnpinc.r -., Winston Ixc. M» lcco!af «tdrell Hi. l..;,;. Yulic Lee, Butineu AdminittratxHi Jeff Leggio, PaUxml Scmkrc Jessica Lehrman.chnnmo A U ta,uU ukt oil Bmtag} Mi-sha Lertwvich. t-jifwemnr n vMrt 134 GRADUATES liii Dwi LeMari. Applied Mair cnuitiL . Albcn Lew. Civil EngtiweniiR Envimnmcnul Engineering Jeanne Li. Arvhitccluic Paul Li Rui Li. Molecular and Cell Biology ™ Valerie Li. Psychology Jengyee Liang. Industrial EngincCTing i: OpcrutH ' ni Re c. K■h Met Ling Liang. Molecular and Cell Biology Rachel Liebeman, Molecular and Cell Biology Yihyun Lim. Architecture Andy Lin. Architecture Karin Lin. Poliucal Science Psychology Ari Linden. HiMor Christopher Lindsey. Mechanical Enginecnng Frederick Ling. Molecular and Cell Biolog) Isabel Liou. Polilical Science AnL ' cIa Liu. Molecular am) Cell Biology Susan Liu, Biisinei. Admini»iralion C ' arnitle Krin Llancs .Angeline Lo, Molecular and Cdl e A: [ ubtu Health lilt Ki (Angela) Lo. tmbntna) EnfincenHf t pvrUi»nt Rctcwh Kevin Lor. Chemical Btology SiCVCn Lolhrop. CtwiputCT Science Am Lowry . StvH Mi) 13B Cynthia Lucero. Enguui Kim Fung Lui. Piu» Micn biBt Rioii t: Angcl I-uo Tran Ly. Socui Wciiair Yet Wa Ly. Sociology Katherine Lyons. Political Science Kristin Maberry. Architecture Amy MacEwcn. Moss Communications Lucia Macias. Polilii.-al Science Jaya Maewal. Applied Mathemauo Economics Randall Mah. HistoT Peter MancUSO. Polmcal Science Histof Melissa Mao. Busincu Legal Studies Kimberty Mar. Arehitccturc Maria Marcelo. History PoUUc Econoni of Indminal Societies Yolanda Marchante-Ortiz. Asoophysics Krystle Mariano. Political Economy of Ittdiumals Societies Annie Marsza). PoUticaJ Science Pascal Martin. Engmccnng Phy»ic» Steven Martinez, McchamcaJ Exigineennir Shannon Mattingly. PoOucai s Buiincit AdmmtUraUaa Geoff McAnhur Socul Welfare Kan McFadckn. HnKwy Rhemoc Paul McKeon.lmefralivcBiolofy 136 . GRADUATES The number of times you changed your major TWICE; I THOUGHT I LIKED THAT, BUT AFTER A SEMESTER. THREE TIMES: SO MANY CHOICES! I COULDN ' T MAKE UP MY MIND 8% A LOT OF TIMES: A NEW DAY, A NEW MAJOR Jessica Mcdrano. Sociology A Social Wdfwe I ' hn Mcehan. Industrial EnjEineering ' ' ■■■.■■n. Rncarch Ki ' iiiiK- Mcinke. Astrophysics Physics Amy Mellow. Uoguistics Kohcn Mendez. Mot«:uiv wd Cdi Bioiofv 1 ma Mcng. Molnrulkr and Cell Biology Melissa Michclini. PoiiucaiScteiKc . . linglnh Mimir Alexis Miller. Potiiical Sctencr Michael Miller. Ci«ii A FdMrmnvMal l-Jiginevnng Ncal Mincycv. intrrnuvc BuTi y F ' icrce Minor. Amcni,anStudm(Filni AuiN Moaveri. poiiuiai $c ni« [;i I m T. Mahsa Mochizuki. Geology Alice Mok. Poimuil science . Ecommiiki Siu Mok. Moleculv and Cell Biology Wing Mok. MolcmUr ukI Cell Biology Wing Yu Mok. Socui Weiiuc Paige Momscn. P..liiical Science Ty Icr Munigumcry. Geography Tara Moore, sxm Canunumcauam Grace Monks. Aniuie -tun ' Hi«kxy of n Nima Mota cdi. Buunnt Aaminotf. Nancy Muff.ciMM.aiCiv.ia. ASfu 1 Himmi Nagai. lA GRADUATES fiii Shivani Narcsh, Molecular and Cell Biology Norey Navarro. Piychoiogy s»Kial Welfare Margarel Navas. Business Administrjlion Lauren Nelson. Rhctonc Shivaun Nelson, History John Ncponiuceno. Sociology Megun Ncwhouse. English Jennifer Newman. Foimcai Science . . Muss Communicaliofu ( hio Man Ng. Applied Malhemalics Samson Ng. BuMi)e» Adiniiii»tration T ony Ng. Busincs» Admimstniion Gcugraph) Nlli Nguyen, Mok-cular and Cell Biology A £ Sinhce Noh. Molcculai ana Cell Biology Jessica Norris. Rhcionc Blhmc Studies Minor Tiffany North. Polmcai Science Molecular Cell Biology Cynlhia Norzagaray. MiuicrMn Social Wclfut C ' ryslal Nuzagaray.MauCotnmunicaiJou V S KH togy ( icnc Nubia. Business Adminiunlion Lindsay Ohair. AppiKti Mathenut c (iabnci Okuma.CimipuierSoencc Chrislopher Ono. PoIk Polilical Vkikv Diane Orcllana. hmoo Wendy Onega. I Mia Aincncan Stwbn Nicole ( sh« mc-Ford. s k-ui wdtoc hii Chuck Ou. ArvhilKturr DynuNiy Ouk. s««.-i .ti» Karen Ouyang. Hutinnt K MM nii. Ke HftO Ouyang. Applied MaitwnuiK Dan Owen Phii.noph Stephanie Pace, Kn inh Enc Pang. Biochonitiri and Molecular Biolii v Legal Siudic Kathryn Paradise. Political Sciciv. Alexander Paredcs. Econoimcv Bo Park. Molecular and Cell Biolog James Park. Pohucal ScienctUgal Studicv Seen Hec Park. Chemical En ineennp Sung Woo Park. Applied Maihenutin Sunmin Park. Ma sCommuRlcallon Ve Nala Park. Le tai srudir Sara Pashmfcroosh. Archjiecfurc Mclanic Pasion.Motecutar and Cell Biolof Alexis Pallersnn. Psychology a Gcognphy Antonio Patti. Poliucal Science VafUn Paul. Buiine%i Adminttfmkm bcoo wnK McUua Paulo. Piytkoloo Socul WcKarr John Pavliga. PbtiUnl Sciemr ChfisIOphcr Pawlik. Biumcu AdfnimMntmn Mie NKmnrt. SUkkt I .in. . Erin Mane Pcdraja. pnjiiK4i aiftt GRADUATES STUDYING ABROAD o ™»v- ' r » M: , «i ,y t_ •TO " AUSTRALIA BARBADOS BRAZIL CHILE CHINA COSTA RICA CUBA DENMARK FRANCE GERMANY HAWAII HONG KONG ITALY JAMAICA JAPAN KOREA MEXICO NETHERLANDS PHILIPPINES ROME SEMESTER AT SEA SPAIN SWEDEN THAILAND UNITED KINGDOM WASHINGTON, D.C. no 27 f) Jf Hsin " Gina " Peng. Polmcal Science ' Cogniinc Science Matthew Pennington. Polmcal Science Nicholas Perry. Urban Siudie Sarah Pessagno. Political Science Jaime Peterson. Moleculu and Cell Biokio A (J.KJiiodMin.w Alii Pe cshkian. P»ychi log Phunng Pham. MolccuUf ind Cell Biolofy Mev Phu. Political Science Naomi Pilchcn. Potnkti scwnce MattOimmunicaliant AnJrcw PtxJolsky. tngiuh C ' hnstophcr Pope. lMenluciplinu Siudm Roger Porter, hniiuh hi HOW MUCH RENT DO YOU PAY? Julio Ramirez. Buvincu AdnuniUralion Theresa Ramoncs. Molcoilu and Cell Biolog Mark Ranios. EihnK siudic Latoya Randolph. Waw Civnmuiuc»tMn . s« cul Welfare A African American Siudie Stephanie Raunik. m m Amy Ren. Mi4ct:uUr awl Cell Bn ct Lisa Rcuienauer. Andrea Re na. 143f GRADUATES Sumaiya Rc .a. MoIe :ular and Cell Biology Jessica Richman. Bu inns Admmtstralion Cassandra Rife. Rhcionc A Kducauon Minor Nadva Rios, Womciii Studic% Paul Rivera. Ugai Studies Vicki Rivera. Chcrmstn Corey Robins. BuMnc» AdimniMnuoD D ' andrca Robinson. Political Science Danielle Robinson, chemical Engineering Daniel Rocha. political Science Si M;iss Communicalioru Rdliardo Rocha. Rhciont Spanish Mana Rodriguez Molina. Iu hngiiiccnng .uid OpcratKKU RewaKh Heather Rosen. lH cht log5 Pr -itce of An I era Roth. Mau Communications era Ruan IragOOl. Poliucal Science Spanish Knslina Rubio. Intep auvc Btctogy Rosanna Ruclos. htliiml Scieaoe Christina Sadorra. Molecular mkJ Cell Stdofy A PuMk Hc lih Kao Saechao. Socul Welfare A EOocMkm Mtaor. I ' thnic Sludie% Hrica Sacphan. Ammcan Stmiio V ' iktorya Safns. Lcfal Siwbn a Buuiwn Minor Sonia Saigal. Ma Ci nwnunKaInai Mixlesia Salmcmn, Political Scnocc ' cndiana Sanchez. Anihropolcfy 143 HiicJina Sandoval. s«xiou () Hcmicc Santiago. fii f i h Sabrina Saniiagi). MoIccuIu umICcII Bioiog) Anthony Sapuunakis. Co; muvr Scicikt Konstanlin Savninsky. Economic! Legal Studies Krislen Schmidt. Poiuicai sciciw« Developmental Siudm Matthew Schwartz. poUiKai Science May Seel. Cogmuvc Science Ingrid Seid. Inierdisciplinary Studies Joseph Shaposhnik. Busmc« Nikhil Sharnia. Elecincal Enginccnnp Computer Science Keishia Sheffield, [aier rauvc Bioiog Disi Shen. Mechanical Engmcenng Aiste Siaury ' te. Poliucal Science . Anthropolog) Hadia Siddiqui. MoleLtil.irandCellBiolog Siobhan Oearing Sikka. Sociology Maya Siklai. Comparauve Literature Kan Shun Sit. Computer Science Amy Smith. Piychoiogy David Smith, Thealer ft Pcffonrting Studies Leizl Soliman. ISycbolofy Socul Weirart Jackie Soo. Engiuh Mehnda Soriano. Nutniioiui Somcc Toun iog Kurt Soto. PhyiK ft Auniph iK _ -■ - y s- « 144 ! GRADUATES A MTC iffitor. " " ' ' " ' ' ■ - ' TOfers 0- ' canpusf Brittncy Siephenson. Pnoicc of Rnc Am Alexander Sl cwart. Gcognph) Jonah Siuart, Hivior Poimcai Scichl-c Eric Sun. Mdcculu utd Ccll Biology Melissa Sun. Archiuxturc Slto Sun. NftitcojUr knd Cell Biology KelK Sundin. Ht Kv Samaniha Swain, piyckiiof ' Bnk Swcnson. niitowif4i Oa id Taboada. immJiKiptnun s JcanellC Taglc NutmMwul . «:•« £«« I etic t Anna Tai. Moimlv Ccll EwkiK) ni -i n 14S the bay area vocabulary hella chillin ' blaze bubble tea down babe dude BART hecka tight like go bears! holler hegelion liberal sweet sketchy phat patua the Bay •@ % work San Ho Stanfurd pinner super techie queer hecks naw boba Jia Tang. Inlcrduciplinv Snidics Biuinru Victoria Tang. Ps hcoiog La Saunda Tate. Political Science Afncan Amefican SIlldlc Hasmig Tatiossian. loieniucipiiiun Magdalene Tatum. Oo PimmiiR Public Polic George Tellechca En uvh Spani Mia Tcr Haar. Political Science Tiffany Thornton. Molecular ainj Cell Bmlof Due Tien. MoknlM Cdl Biokc Neantmloc} Karmin Ttmg. %ua Stialm Amir Torkamani. Bnuacu AikiumuTMiui A MwcalSeiaKe Jenny Torres. GRADUATES Nick Torsch. Business Adntinisimiiin Ash!cy Tran. Hisior Susan Tran. Mi l rcutarC«ll Biolog: fSycbology Vincent Travcrso. Middle Euicm Siudici Rachel Tripper-Eoff. Lmguisiics Spanish Jdlin Tniong, Molecular and Ccll Biolog Wanda Tniong. tmcgrativc Biology Jeffrey Tsai. Mwlevular and Ccll Biology Tina Tsang. chemistiy Amy Tse. Social Welfare Educaiion Minor Men l-Jane Tse. Suusucs Econofn n Win Lwin Tun. Eleclhcal Engmcmng it Compuier Science Eric Tung. Bioengineerin Catherine Ubaldo. Molet.ular and Cell Bioto«y i Toxicology Kayla Unger. Poimcai Scicnc Da vid Uniman. ieor Mark Uriltta. Inicnliuiplinar Studies A TlKaler Jennifer ValadcZ. I litical Science Jenika Valenchich. Rheionc Maihcw Van Benschoicn. Asian studie Adeline Varga . Pi vtw4ogy Altcn Vana arian. Buhbtm Adminiuntka Camille N ' lccnlc Gina Wagner. PfycinloBy .147 I Fendy Wang. Bukincu AtlnunuinaHm Gloria Wang, MoImuUi anJ evil Biok t St Phitiioph Sclina Wang. Mkthcautict a iiiuun Szu-Han Wang. Btacnsinccnns ' i lan Wang. Molcculaitnil Cell Biolo Ps cliolog) Wei Wang, Political Econom o( lodustrul Socidio Jcnika Waleri. Compamive Liieraiure Carole Way man. Biume» AdminiMratioii Jordis Weaver. Businc Adnuniitnuion Amelie Wegner. LmgutHic Linda Weingarten. imcgrauve Bioiog Chloe Wcisberg. Polmcal Econom of Indiutnal Societies Edward Wendorf Iv, Architecture tt Busineu Admintsiraiion Bnan Whelan. Hiitor. Amanda Williams. Ecoooinio Polmcal Science Joshua Williams. Rhctork Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong. An luiun SmOio K Clint Winanen. C :niiive Science V April Wong Judy Wong, Sociokig Ka Man Wong. MokcuUr tad Cell Biolof Kimberiy Wong. Nikki Wong. B»m Queen ic Wong. s miof) MLi Ming Fai Wu. Ecooomtes Kcgina Wu. Uimimict C ' uiyt Xic. bxnocMiiK Ryan Vamauchi. Kvanmki .1 M. hxuUt uhl Cell Biohto i.J Alun Yung Jun Qi Yail , BuMnc « AdmuuviniliDn Tin Tin l any. l-jivinmiml l-x«inimuv aiHl PidK ' ' txiRMiy NaiunI RcMwrv-c ManaiEcmcnr MlIKH Chcrj ' l Ycc, lyjvuimmcnul Science Daniel Ycung.CivilEntEincennii Vivian Yeung. MotcvulaiunJCcll Biology Mifhung Yi. An Lily Yip. Molctulw jiid Icll Biolog) PuhlK Hcilih Tiffany Ynoquio. Anthmpniog) Hyun Jung Yoon, Xpplied Maihcnuncs Yongchac ' i ' oon. Applied Mjuhcmalici Adrian ' oung. inicgmtivc Bioiog Came Young. American Studies Emerald Young. Lauren Young, r hcmi tr Yi-Jcong Yu -Xpplicd Malhcmalic Chiharu Yuki. Political Scienct Lorcna Zamora. inicnJiM.ipiiruir) .siudm Amy Zau. Bu»ine«i Adminiiitation 8t Atijui Studies i vfeifli-iii ISO GRADUATES 60% I LOVE THEM AND CAN ' T GET ENOli TAPIOCA PEARLS, " BOBA " milk tea, iced coffee, green tea, blacl tea, strawberry, mocha freeze, oreo mocha freeze, honey dew, cantaloupe, watermelon, green apple, passion fruit, taro, coconut, almond. Thai iced tea, avocado, mango, banana, orange, blueberry, cherry, kiwi, lychee. papaya, peach, pineapple, raspberry, vanilla, peaches and cream, sour apple, honey milk tea, red bean, green bean, sour red plum, yogurt, chrisanthemum tea, oolong tea, gingko tea, ginger tea, chai, matcha, cappucino, lemon, mini boba 151 ' ' m] ATHLETICS ■•■ »■■ ' ■ , t KICK OFF TO A BETTER MEMORIAL by Henry Lin Chancellor announces Memorial Stadium renovations After many years of discussion, Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau for- mally announced on February 3, 2005 that plans were beginning for a three-part plan to renovate the south- west side of campus including the famed Memorial Stadium. The plan hoped to improve and modernize the Gayley Road Piedmont Avenue area of campus and drastically increase safety due to the dangers during earthquakes along the Hayward Fault, which runs right through the stadium. Along with stadlunn renovations, another part of the plan included construction of a new academic center that would be used by Inter- collegiate Athletics, Boalt School of Law, and Haas School of Business The building would be situated in the area between the Haas School of Business and Boalt Hall, across the street from Memorial Stadium This multidisciplinary build- ing would integrate three different departments in a new and unique way. University of California, Berkeley director of athletics, Sandy Barbour was enthusias- tic about the establishment of the plan and looked forward to the completion of it. " We are extremely excited about today ' s announcement and appreciate the leadership that Chancellor Birgeneau has taken in this dynamic academic-athletic venture In regards to our part, we are prepared to move forward as soon as humanly possible, " said Barbour. The third part of the plan was established to renew the area between the stadium and the main campus by transforming the area into a pedestrian plaza with landscaped open spaces. This would provide a more inviting atmosphere to the game day experience and improve safety New pedestrian walkways and decorative pav- ing are also part of the plan This would also give better access to the disabled and bicyclists Funding for the three-part proposal would come entirely from private sources, which was one of the next steps in the project " With the basic concept now in place, we will Immediately accelerate a determined and ambitious fundralsing effort, " said Birgeneau Incentives were being discussed for donators, such as seat licensing. Another part of the plan, which started in March, was to find an architectural firm and a project management consultant in hopes of having the construction plans fully developed and drawn out as well as estimates for the cost of the entire project by fall 2005 The 82year-old Memorial Stadium was origi- nally dedicated to Califomians. in 1923, that attended the university and those that gave their lives to the " War of Nations, " which is now called World War I The new plans for the sta- dium would help continue the legacy that was declared on the day of its dedication by former University of California President Robert Gordon Sproul: " Deep rooted in the eternal hills, this memorial to the honored dead, here devoted to the service of the living, raises its noble crown into the clear California sky and stands in simple dignity, beauty, and strength " The proposed stadium renovations would " At Cal, our stadium is a signature landmarl . We hove a responsibility to preserve ttiis campus treasure wiiile addressing the needs of the attiletic department. " Earthquake damage still evident in stadium bleachers. Stadium interior decieves football fans with a grand appear- ance of sturdiness. Lopsidedness of stadium gives visual proof of earthquake damage. Evidence of location of Hay- ward fault is seen in long cracks in stadium concrete floors. SANDY BARBOUR, DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS address the needs for safety as well as mod- ernization. The renovations would take place In existing space under stadium seating on the west and east sides, which include new facilities for athletics and stadium guests. The athletic facilities would benefit about a dozen of University of California, Berkeley varsity ath- letic programs. " Stadium renewals have become common- place at colleges throughout the country. At Cal, our stadium is a signature landmark. We have a responsibility to preserve this campus treasure while also addressing the many press- ing needs of the athletic department. It is time for the entire Cal community to join forces and make this project a reality, " said Barbour Temporary facilities would first be estab- lished on the east side of the stadium for the football team to use for one season, as the west side of the stadium would be under con- struction for the new facilities After the west side is complete, the team would move to the new facilities as construction begins on the east side. This was decided in an effort to de- crease project time to completion. The new proposed facilities included training and coaching centers, a sports medicine center, a California Athletic Hall of Fame, a new home for the University of California Marching Band, restrooms, concession areas, and meeting and dining areas. The meeting and dining facilities would be used by not only athletes, but also by the law and business schools and the greater campus community Improved walkways and paths were also proposed The Athletic Study Center would also have a new home in the academic commons build- ing instead of sharing space in the Caesar Chavez Center. The safety measures proposed would help ensure the safety of those working in the sta- dium offices, student athletes using the facili- ties, and fans during the games Safety renova- tions are part of the Seismic Action Plan for Facilities Enhancement and Renewal (SAFER) program established by former chancellor Robert M Berdahl in 1997 to improve campus- wide seismic stability. The new academic commons building would provide space for the law and business schools to come together and collaborate in further advancing joint legal and business education. " This will be a physical and intel- lectual bridge between two great professional schools, not only meeting critical space needs for teaching and research, but supporting in- novative collaborations It will be unique in America, " said Christopher Ediey, Boalt School of Law ' s dean. Haas School of Business Acting Dean, Richard Lyons, agreed with Ediey ' s evaluation of the new facility and added, " This will be a new era for pro- fessional schools at Cal. " The Memonal Stadium Advisory Committee first developed the proposed plan and no timeline had been set as to fulfillment of the proposal. " This is a smart, skillful approach that addresses all of our goals for the stadium, provides critical new facilities tor law and busi- ness and achieves our larger desire to inte- grate and enhance the various dimensions of students ' lives, " said Birgeneau. 1SS CAN YOU BEAR IT? Cal triathletes are put to the test in the 3rd annual Bearatholon by Tiffany Thornton Triathlon. It ' s a word that many people can hardly spell, let alone actually participate in and finish. I had been training for a good six months as a member of the Cal Triathlon team and not yet competed. I was begin- ning to feel a little silly calling myself a triathlete when I had not yet raced. October 24 was the day I was counting down to. the day of the Bearathlon in Berkeley. It had rained so hard the entire night before the race that the race director, Curtis Dozier, sent out an email saying that the bike portion of the race might have to be cancelled because the technical descent would be too dangerous if the roads were still wet in the morning. However, when I woke up at 5:30 to a dark sky, I could tell there would be no rain on my parade Strawberry Canyon Recreation Center was swarming with spandex-ciad traithletes and dedicated supporters like my mother who was willing to wake up at 5:30 in the morning to cheer me on. Metal bike racks were set up in rows, with bicycles dangling by the seat. Towels, helmets, running shoes all lay on the ground next to each athlete ' s bike, constituting their transition station This was my first race, so I had no idea how to set up a transition station It made absolutely no sense to me that some people had put their towel on the ground and their running shoes atop the towel because the swim comes before the run It turns out, many of the athletes just used the towel to mark off their space, not for actually drying off after swimming I also had to get body-marked, meaning I had to have my race number written on my arm. I had seen athletes with their numbers on them before, but for some reason I had assumed it was with some water-resistant oil. My notion was much too complicated, and instead we were marked with big permanent markers. I wondered how long after the race the remnant of the number " 2852 " would be stained on my skin. The swim portion was in the Strawberry Canyon pool, so the athletes went in heats, or waves, of about eight people. The first wave began at 7:30 am Before the Bearathlon, I had never even seen a triathlon and wanted to see how the transitions worked. Perhaps that was not a wise decision, as I became prematurely intimidated. The first wave of athletes was the group of fastest collegiate males - after jumping out of the pool, they did not waste the time donning socks and shoes nor did they take time to towel off. The first few men simply got on their bikes, which already had the shoes clipped onto the pedals, and wiggled their feet Into the shoes as they were riding up the hill I watched them, my mouth gaping with disbelief at what I had just seen About half an hour before my wave I started warming up. I went for a short jog. but the distance seemed like forever Normally. I would have been extremely nervous, but since I had been sick two weeks before the race. I was unable to tram for an entire week. I was not expecting much of myself at that point. The only thing I was worried about was whether or not I would even be able to cross the finish line. I knew the swim was short, but a massive hill worthy of a stage in the Tour de France stood between me and the end of the race. We were allowed to warm up in the pool ten minutes before our wave began. One of the volunteers, who was also a member of the triathlon team, gave me advice about which lane to swim in because it was just slightly shorter than the others. Surprisingly, there was no start gun. just a volunteer who shouted at us to go. My best friend and I were stroke for stroke in the pool for the entire fifteen laps. My arms were so fatigued at the end that I feared getting stranded if my arms gave out while hoisting my body onto the deck. I managed to struggle out of the pool and tore my goggles and cap off and ran to my bike. Unlike the hardcore men before me, I plopped down, put on my socks and cycling shoes and headed up The Hill perhaps the better word would have been Mountain Beginning at Strawberry Canyon parking lot. Centennial Dnve has roughly an eight to ten percent incline, but that was nothing compared to what was ahead. Just after the Botanical Gardens, Centennial Drive sloped up to eighteen percent. I had climbed Centennial Drive many T Tiffany Thornton takes a sigh of relief as she conquers Centennial Drive on The Hill In addition to running, cycling, the final link of the race, proved to be a test of mental strength stroke for stroke in the pool with her best friend, Thornton stays strong. times before but never after swimming. Thanl s to the power of adrenaline, The Hill had never been easier. I looked ahead of me and saw men having to stop on the side of the road because it was too steep and their legs and hearts had not been prepared. I definitely had the advantage of knowing what to expect and how long the hill (and the pain) was going to last. After getting to the top of Centennial, the rest of the cycling portion of the race was down hill. But not literally I still had some hills to climb, but the worst part was certainly over, and I could look forward to some descents where I could at least catch my breath. Unfortunately, I had no one to compete against who could push me to pick up my speed. By this part of the race, competitors were so spread out that I was by myself for almost the rest of the ride. I had already eaten away at the clock by stopping to put on socks and shoes at the transition, so I did not want to waste any more time by putting on a jacket. Furthermore, I worried that I would be too warm climbing the Berkeley hills By the time I got to the peak, there was a reasonable amount of fog that made it quite chilly, especially considering that I was still damp from the swim. The wind got very cold on the steep descents, where I reached speeds of about 30 miles per hour. While I was cycling, I had realized my beginner ' s mistake: forgetting to untie my running shoes before getting into the pool. I wanted to transition as quickly as I could, so I yelled to my mother to come fix my shoes as I tore off my helmet. My hands were so cold that it made it difficult to lace up my shoes. Never in my life had I felt so awkward running. My feet were so cold and shrunken that the numbness felt as if I was wearing clown shoes. My quadriceps were so exhausted from cycling that I felt like I was crawling up toward the fire trail where most of the run was. I was feeling fine up to this point, but the fatigue started setting in quickly. As I was running, all I could think was: " Why do I torture my body like this? " What kept me going during the run was how friendly everyone was We had to go up and down a section of the fire trail twice, so I ended up seeing the same competitors about three times Each of those three times, we would all struggle to say " good job " to each other, regardless of what team he or she was on. The last half mile of the run was downhill I turned a sharp left off of Centennial Drive into the Strawberry Canyon parking lot and ran a few more feet to the finish line Within seconds of stopping, I already began to feel the lactic acid building up in my legs I looked at the time when I crossed the finish line, and I had finished 1 2 minutes faster than I was expecting to. All of the pain that I had experienced when running vanished from my memory and I could not wait to compete in my next race. Afterwards there was a barbeque. The atmosphere was so relaxing and pleasant, with this nice group of people who had just accomplished this terrific feat. We were at the far end of Strawberry Canyon Recreation Center and all of the athletes were just mingling, waiting in line for burgers. The participants were so supportive and friendly, even Cal athletes forgot all school rivalry (perhaps because our tri team beat them) and enjoyed the company of Stanford athletes Each person was simply basking in the beautiful weather that day and in the wonderful feeling of having completed one of the most grueling, hilly sprint-triathlons This was the third annual Bearathlon, so it was clear that the organizers had done this before Everything ran smoothly and there were no delays The race was mostly students from universities in the area Stanford and Davis came, lending the race a calm, collegiate atmosphere I could not have asked for a more perfect race After all, it was my first time. And I can now proudly call myself a triathlete, especially after finishing in fifth place ' rU7 EN GARDE! Cal Fencing Club slashes competitors and hosts the Berkeley Invitational Tournament by Brandon Doerfler This year, the Golden Bear ' s fencing team slashed through the competition, up the stairs, through the hallway, and into the bedroom of the damsel in distress, saving her life. All proof that Cal ' s Fencing Club is up to taking on any competition. IVlembers competed in tournaments on a team and individual basis through the Northern California Intercollegiate Fencing League and the United States Fencing Association. This year, club members entered dozens of tournaments, including the Duel in the Desert in Las Vegas, the Long Beach Open, and the West Coast Collegiate Invitational. The 100+ students have produced a strong presence in collegiate and Bay Area fencing while mixing recreation and instruction with training and competition In the fall of 2004 two fencing officers, Brandon Doerfler and Zach Marshall, initiated a fencing DECal The course was scheduled for 25 students, but large demand pushed the enrollment to 36. By introducing students to the history, theory, and practice of the sport, the class provided a good opportunity for Cal students to experience fencing without any pressure to compete One of the most frequent comments made by the participants was, " I never knew how physically intensive this sport is! " Look for another DECal course next year Last November, competition with Stanford University resumed after a multi-year gap with the first annual " Big Bout " Both Cal and Stanford agreed on the need for a fencing version of the Big Game, and Stanford offered to host the first round. The night started with the sabre competition as our coed team took a quick lead Despite excellent fencing by Christina Stevens, Severin Perez, Daniel Weingarten, and Harry Chang, the team fell just shy of the victory, with Stanford eking out the win 45-41. The men ' s foil team had a great start, with IVIark Chen and Brandon Doerfler winning both of the opening bouts 5-1 . Ernest Oh had a tough opponent in his first bout of the night, but finished with the lead at 15-14 Ernest and Brandon held the lead in the next two bouts, when Zach Marshall took over for Mark and put Cal up 30-24 Brandon came in as Stanford starting substituting their best fencers and lost a close bout 35-34, and Ernest kept us close in his final bout, leaving the team down 40-39 Stanford put in their A-team anchor and stole the victory in the last bout. The women ' s foil team, fencing at the same time as men ' s foil, started similarly Christina Stevens took an early lead, and although RaeAnne Fuller made everybody a little nervous during her first bout, Elvira Mah put Cal back ahead, 15-13. RaeAnne redeemed herself, shutting out the next fencer and the women never looked back. They hung onto the lead the rest of the way out and finished off a talented Stanford squad by a final score of 45-36 The hopes of Cal then rested on the epee team, and they certainly did not disappoint. Julien Sauvignon and Kip Cox took Cal out to an early 10-1 lead and coasted the rest of the bout Both Kip and Julien put in some highlight reel touches, hitting anything that moved Erik Batoog and RaeAnne Fuller split their bouts, doubling up against some tough fencers, and Julien and Kip kept the bout well beyond the reach of Stanford In the last bout Kip almost completely doubled out the match, finishing 45-36 Overall, Cal and Stanford split the day 2-2, with Cal winning on points 170-162 After many years of dormancy, the West Coast Collegiate Invitational Tournament was hosted by UCLA last January Cal sent teams in men ' s and women ' s foil, men ' s epee. and men ' s sabre. The men ' s epee team, Erik Batoog, Todd Russell, and Conor Bowman, looked tired in their early start, falling in the first round of direct elimination to one of the eventual medalists The day was a bit longer for the men ' s sabre team, Harry Cheng, Daniel Weingarten, and Zach Marshall; after coming out of pools seeded 2nd, they fell just short of the medal round and finished 5th The men ' s foil team. Matt Tsou, Erik Batoog, Zach Marshall, and Ernest Oh, were hurt by the season ' s new rule changes They struggled against less experienced teams, losing to eventual gold medalists Cal State Fullerton and finishing 4th The women ' s foil team seemed boosted by the new rule changes, as RaeAnne Fuller, Christina Stevens, Natasha Streit, and Elvira Mah lost in pools only to UCLA but took quick revenge on them in the first round of direct elimination. In the semifinal match, tied 4-4 in bouts and 4-4 in points, RaeAnne was left with both a dream and a nightmare: score the next touch and send the Cal women to the final, or miss by one touch and fence off for the bronze. RaeAnne scored a brilliant point T ATHLETICS season and winning half of them outright. " Even though I was only a novice, " said Natasha Streit, eventual silver medalist in women ' s novice foil, " fencing at the Berkeley tournament was a real challenge, since many of my opponents were fencers with great skill. But the countless hours of drills and practice bouts weren ' t for nothing, and I ' m sure they can only bring better results in the future. " This year also saw the reemergence of Cal in United States Fencing Association events. With our new coach, Abdul, at the helm, the team finished 1 0th in the senior Bay Cup points standings, 1 2 spots above the next university. As Erik Batoog put it, " The introduction of our new coach, Abdul Habek, turned our program around. His emphasis on conditioning and technique motivated everyone and produced very good results in competition. Because of his efforts, I am now a rated fencer in two weapons. " For the first time in many years, Cal fencers attended Summer National Qualifiers, with surprisingly good results; every fencer attending qualified for at least one event. Next year the first of a number of hurdles looms for the club: hosting All Cals, the state-wide collegiate club fencing championships. With a strong incoming class next fall and membership constantly on the rise, it looks like the Cal Fencing Club is finally here to stay! GO BEARS! on her opponent, and the women refused to be beaten, taking the gold medal easily in the final. " I didn ' t want to let my teammates down, " RaeAnne later said. " If it were just an individual event I probably would have lost, but with the team there I had to get that touch! " In February Cal hosted the annual Berkeley Invitational Tournament. This year saw the largest turnout in league history: over 1 50 fencers competed from 1 2 universities in all three weapons With the help of new coach Abdul Habek, former Moroccan Olympic Team Coach, and assistant coach Keith Lichten, an internationally ranked epee fencer, Cal made the top four in all team events and consistently had a fencer in the top three in the individual events. Cal swiped gold in women ' s sabre and mixed epee and took silver in women ' s novice foil, women ' s foil, team foil, and sabre. This year ' s novice class has proved outstanding, placing in the top five in every tournament this Thecal Fencing Team hosts annual Berkeley Invitational Tournament Tht- m-.; inutn.inn-nt had the largest turnout in league history This years novice class placed in the top five in every tournament this season and v on half of them T lAk§A ' IAk 4Al $AW ZM tUOt MlATiOMl Having Natalie Coughlin as a Cal student was quite an honor for this University. Not only did she go to the Olympics In Athens in 2004, she has broken more records than can be counted on two hands. Growing up, Coughlin was from Concord, California, and she was born to Jim and Zennie Coughlin on August 23, 1 982 in Vallejo, California This amazing athlete was a star long before the Olympics and long before Cal got its hands on her She was entering swim meets at the age of six At 1 3 she won national and state races, and since then a lot has happened for this extraordinary swimmer At Carondelet High School in Concord, CA, Coughlin was the number one high school recruit in the nation. She was a member of the 1997 U.S. Nation Junior Team, and a team member at the 1999 Pan Pacific Games. Swimming World Magazine gave her the title of High School Swimmer of the Year and then in 2002 they gave her the title of Female Swimmer of the Year She was the top female scorer in 1998 and 1999 for the Scholastic All-America Team She held the national high school records for the 100-meter backstroke, the 100-meter fly, and the 200-meter IM When Coughlin first started swimming at 10 months, she probably didn ' t imagine where she would be today. Coughlin has set six world records, twenty- four American records, and eleven Cal records. Her awards could fill up pages and pages, so mentioning the most notable awards would be the kind thing to do She has won the NCAA Swimmer of the Year Award for three straight years, she was a runner-up for the Sullivan Award which is given to the best amateur athlete in the nation, and she helped the American team at the 2004 Olympics earn a gold medal and a silver medal. She has been a nominee for the ESPY Best Female Collegiate Athlete title twice and she was a key element to Cal ' s Swimming Team while she was a student here. Not only did Coughlin have to deal with keeping up her grades, going to two practices a day, and just being a young adult, she had to deal with all of the publicity and the celebrity that surrounded her everyday. As soon as she was finished winning Olympic medals for the U.S.. she was rushed off to every talk show possible Some of the shows she appeared on were The Late Show with David Letterman and the Today show All this did not faze Natalie Coughlin though she seemed to take it all in stride A lot of people thought that Coughlin couldn ' t handle the stress of being a Cal student and in training for the Olympics, but she proved them wrong Coughlin returned from Athens with five medals total; this was more medals than any woman from the US had ever earned. The celebrity in Coughlln ' s life has really made an impact: she gets stopped everywhere she goes, she gets recognized in the streets, and she has to give autographs all of the time On top of being swept away to photo shoots and interviews all of the time. Coughlin signed an endorsement deal with Speedo At Cal, Coughlin was a Psychology major and graduated this spring in May of 2005 This young woman was such a dedicated swimmer that on the same weekend that she graduated college, she swam in two races at the Stanford Invitational Grand Prix, and she even skipped IMIJ ATHLETICS k%W¥V Natalie Coughim demonstrates her prowess in backstroke from the start Coughlin shows oM her five Olympic medals from Athens. Even after her successful performances, she continues to tram to even better her record. After the Olympics. Coughlin has learned to tolerate the celebrity spotlight She now has fans around the world, but her best fans will always be at Cal, her actual graduation ceremony to partake in ttiese races. On tile Swimming team for her four years here at Cal, Coughlin really made a lasting difference. She helped the team to three second-place NCAA finishes in the 200 free relays, and the 200 and 400 medleys. At Cal her specialties were the fly backstroke, and individual medleys, Coughlin had the most successful and decorated freshman swimming career in NCAA history She broke three NCAA records and took home three National titles in the 100 fly and the 100 and 200 backstroke; and is also the only person in Pac-10 history to be named the Pac-1 Newcomer of the Year and the Pac-IOSwimmerof the Year at the same time. Every year at Cal, Coughlin was named the NCAA Swimmer of the Year, and every year here; she just kept breaking more and more records in all possible arenas including national, worldwide, NCAA, and here at Cal. As a sophomore, Coughlin broke her own NCAA records in the 100-yard butterfly, and the 100 and 200 backstroke. In the summer before the 2001-2002 season she became the first woman to ever swim the 1 00- meter backstroke in under a minute, making world history. She took home five national titles at the U.S. Summer National Championships, and she was the only person to do so since 1978. As a junior, Coughlin broke her own national and NCAA records in the 100-yard freestyle at the 2003 PaclO Championships. That year she helped her team win their fifth 200 free relay NCAA title and she broke three world records With a beautiful swimming career here at Cal, Coughlin had a pleasant and appropriate ending to it with a victory over Stanford at 151-149. There IS so much to say about this excellent athlete that no one feature article could really ever say it all, what one would really need would be a book Her teammates, her classmates, her teachers, and especially her Head Coach Ten McKeever will miss Coughlin dearly here at Cal. t61 FALLEN HARD TIM Tournament disappointing for our beloved Golden Bears by Alex Abelin The 2004-05 basketball season for the California Bears began with hardship. The team ' s most dominant player, Leon Powe, suffered an injury which required surgery and an entire year off. This was not the news our basketball squad was hoping for, as Powe averaged a double-double last year and was geared for a huge second NCAA season. The Bears have faced turmoil in the past and even though Leon would be severely missed, the team and its fans held their chins high. We are a proud school and will support our teams no matter what the circumstances. The Cal Bears were tested, and though the season was far f rom what we all have come to expect from our b-ball team (38-9 at Haas Pavilion the past 3 seasons), sometimes adversity and failure can be more beneficial to a young squad than success The Bears snuck into this tourney with a win against Washington St. and an Oregon loss to UCLA The overall record of 13 -16 and 6-1 2 in the conference was just enough to grab the 8th seed. The winning team of the Pac-10 tournament is awarded a spot in the NCAA tournament, the prom of dances if you will. The unfortunate side of the coin is that the eight spot is paired with the one spot The even sadder news is that the one spot was the Wild Cats from the University of Arizona The Cats completely and utterly dominated us this season, combining for a whopping 184 points against our less impressive 143 in the two games played. The odds were certainly against us, but Cal fans can certainly dream. can ' t they? I mean, it was only few years ago when »8 UCLA upset the number one seed in the tournament With this huge underdog win in mind, I made the 400 mile journey to LA LA land, home of the Staples Center and the plastic surgery mecca of the world. The Bears and Cats were featured as the first of four games on the Thursday start. With the thoughts of what the title of this article would be if we won swirling in my head, the game began The Cats picked right up from where we left them with claws sharpened, teeth gnarled. They went up 1 0-2 at the fifteen minute mark in the first half. University of Arizona looked almost elegant on the court, exhibiting crisp passing, deadly shooting and commanding in-the-paint play Cal, on the other hand, looked lost on the floor, hoping for Powe to emulate the great Willis Reed and hobble on the court for a heroic victory There would be no Reed moment, but the Bears did inch their way back into it. With five minutes remaining in the first, the score was now 23- 17. Cats and my pulse rate returned to me. Could we be down only six going into the half? No, unfortunately we couldn ' t, as it turned out. The halftime score turned into a lopsided 42-23 lead, with Arizona going on a 1 9-6 run to end the half. Never before did six down smell so good The second half resembled much of the finishing minutes of the first, with flat out dominant play from the Cats ' senior Channing Frye. Frye went lights out 10-11 from the field and controlled the paint The final score was Arizona 88, California 63 There would be no upset this year. There would be no NCAA or NIT birth either. This was difficult for a Cal reporter, but as a basketball fan I somehow managed. The rest of the tourney showcased more competitive play and great finishes. On the final day, the two most deserving teams were left standing. The number one and two seed of the Pac-1 were set for battle. Arizona ended the season at 30-7 versus Washington ' s impressive 29-6. This is what basketball fans hope for, the two best teams left to play for it all. The teams and the fans were rewarded with a final that demonstrated serious heart and guts On the one side, Arizona was led by their senior guard Stoudamire who was shooting the ball with insane accuracy. He ended the game with a monstrous 37 points, going 1 2 for 20 from the field. Sadly for the Cats, his effort fell just short, as Washington showcased the type of team play that had been its bread and butter all season long. The Huskies have the unique ability to rely on their entire squad to get it done. They proved that team ball ultimately outshines a couple of stars. The final score was 81 -72 and Washington left the court with its first ever Pac-10 championship. Due to their big win, Washington was granted a number one seed upon entering the NCAA tournament and Arizona got a three seed. These seedings are encouraging to a Pac-1 loyalist who knows his conference does not get the kind of respect it deserves. With a long drive ahead, I was somewhat disappointed by the Bears turnout. My dismay quickly faded as it dawned on me that I was getting out of LA and heading back to my Berkeley haven Speeding my way through 5 North my thoughts changed focus from this season to next. It was time for me to let go of the present and embrace the future. The future is so much brighter. Coach Braun stated at the post-game meeting that " going into next year we know what ' s on the table. We need player consistencies and defining roles. " An injury free season will surely help with consistency, as our squad will be healthy and rested for the 2005-06 run. He continued with " this year was certainly a disappointment but tough teams bounce back from tough circumstances. We have an opportunity and responsibility to improve. We have huge motivation. " Our star guard Richard Midgley added that " we will use this [season] as motivation to get better, fuel for next season, " The gas tank is fuel and the engine ready All we need now is for our players to take the driver ' s seat and give us a quick start out of the gates 1 know I will be there for the season opening tip off and hope you will be there too. Because as you know, our fans are just as Golden as our team. Coach Braun exhorts the team to go into next year with player consistencies and defining roles. The Bears ' motiva- tion wilt undoubtedly fuel the next season and provide opportunity to improve TRAVIS TALBOTT FANTASTIC FOUR by Libby Hutter In Men ' s Baseball this year, four of our outstanding athletes were drafted in the 2005 Major League Amateur Draft. Thefirst of these four was senior pitcher Eric Dworkis who was chosen in the 45th round by the San Francisco Giants. Next was junior pitcher Adam Gold, who was chosen in the 33rd round by the San Diego Padres; he joined two former Cal players who also play for the Padres. The last two players that were drafted were senior right-hander Matt Swanson and senior left-hander Travis Talbott The Pittsburgh Pirates chose Swanson In the 13th round and Talbott was chosen in the 14th round by the Florida Marlins These players have all had decorated careers on the Men ' s Baseball team over the last four years Each of these pitchers has brought something unique to the position Eric Dworkis came to Cal as a transfer student his senior year from Gonzaga College. He played baseball at Gonzaga and at Newport High School As a freshman at Gonzaga Dworkis earned Freshman Ail-American accolades in Collegiate Baseball, and he had 2 saves and one complete game on his record as well as a 5 82 ERA In his sophomore year he earned All-West Coast Conference honors, pitched three complete games, had one save, and a 2.88 ERA. Before he came to Cal, in his junior year at Gonzaga he pitched five complete games, had a team-high of 72 strikeouts in 103 7 innings pitched, and had a 4 86 ERA For Cal in the 2005 Baseball season Dworkis was named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week after throwing a complete game shutout against USC His statistics for the 2005 season were 6-5 with a 3.41 ERA making him 7th in the Pac-10 with those stats, and he had a team- high 71 strikeouts in 105.7 innings placing him 8th In the Pac-10 for strikeouts in innings pitched Some of the highlights of Dworkiss career at Cal were his game against Stanford where he pitched 10 Innings and had six hits. one run. and five strikeouts. Then in the game against Saint Mary ' s, he pitched the entire game and had six hits, one run, one walk, and 10 strikeouts Now Dworkis had earned the opportunity to make history in the Major Leagues as a professional baseball player and with what he has already earned at the college level it looks as though there will be much to come for this young star athlete Adam Gold came to Cal ' s Baseball team as a freshman, but he left the team prematurely because he was only a junior as the end of this year when the Padres drafted him. As a freshman Gold wasn ' t sitting on the bench; he had fifteen appearances that year and started one game. He also threw 12 strikeouts in his freshman year In his sophomore year Gold was honored more that once He was on the Roger Clemens Award Watch List as the nation ' s top collegiate pitcher, he was the NCBWA Co-Pitcher of the Week after almost pitching a no-hitter, and he was awarded the George Wolfman Award as the baseball team ' s X •;•» ' V f h JAM GOLD A. ERIC DWORKIS Cal baseball headed for the professional leagues Most Improved Player. For his sophomore year he had a record of 6-7 with a 4.25 ERA and had 89 strikeouts in 94.7 innings. And (or his final year playing at Cal. Gold ended with a record of 7-6 with 5.85 ERA and a team- high 71 strikeouts in 87.7 innings He had 18 appearances on the field in his junior year and he made every one of those count because he placed eighth in the Pac-10 in batters struck out. Both Gold and Dworkis pitched a slider and change-up, but Gold pitched in the upper 80 ' s while Dworkis sometimes pitched in the lower 90 ' s. However, Gold brings youth and possible no-hitters to the Padres and with what he accomplished on the Men ' s Baseball team he will surely be an asset in San Diego. Matt Swanson became a member of the Men ' s Baseball team late in his freshman year at Cal As a freshman he threw nine strikeouts in 16 innings and had four appearances and two starts. Swanson had a quieter year in his sophomore year with appearances In seven games and eight strikeouts in 10.3 innings Now his junior year was quite outstanding with 30 appearances and a team-best 2.97 ERA, his record was 3-2. and he pitched his first save. In his final year on the Men ' s Baseball team, Swanson was a team captain who threw a slider and a change-up in the mid 80 ' s. Swanson also had 30 appearances and nine saves in his final year with a record of 6-1 and a 1 .1 8 ERA He also threw 37 strikeouts in 48.7 innings and won two games against our rival Stanford Swanson ' s career on the Men ' s Baseball team took up his four years here at Cal; he was always a dedicated athlete for Cal and will most likely do the same for the Pirates. Travis Talbott played for the Men ' s Baseball team for his four years at Cal. He had quite an active freshman year with seven strikeouts in 21 7 innings and a record of 1-0 with a 4 98 ERA Although his freshman year was active, his sophomore year was a big step up, with 26 appearances His record his sophomore year was 3-1 with a 4.33 ERA. one save, and 23 strikeouts in 27 innings. Now in his junior year he appeared 1 6 times with 1 1 strikeouts in 1 8 innings and a 5.50 ERA. Talbott brought a little something different to the Men ' s Baseball team with a curveball and a change-up. He was also one of the top relievers on the team Talbott had a very decorated final year on the Men ' s Baseball team. His finishing record was 6-1 with a 1 1 8 ERA and he had nine saves in 30 appearances, which placed him fourth in the Pac-10 in saves and fifth in the Pac-10 in appearances In 45.7 innings Talbott threw 36 strikeouts He was also Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week and he got his name on two of Cal ' s history records: he was second in saves in a single season in Cal ' s history and he placed ninth in number of career appearances Talbott as well as the other three players were outstanding member of the Men ' s Baseball team and their careers here at Cal show that there careers in the Major Leagues will be something to be remembered An Unforgettable Season Cal ' s rugby team demonstrates its superiority all season long by Libby Hurter The Rugby team was on a level of its own this and has been consistently on this level for the past years as well. They won their 21 st National Title this year and they definitely earned it. In the 2005 season Men ' s Rugby had all of one loss to the University of British Columbia, but this was their one and only loss. Their season was one to be remembered with twenty wins including their win at the National Championships. Just what makes Cal ' s Rugby team unde- featable? The team lost five valuable players last year and one would think that this would make the least bit of efiect on the team ' s performance, but not for this Rugby team The team ' s performance was never hindered by the loss of National Championship MVP and USA National Teamer Mike Macdonald, All-American Marc Tausend. backrow Mi- cheal Boggs, flyhalf Kyle Khasigian, and wing Jacques Wilson Men ' s Rugby has proven itself as a team of young athletes that is not to be reckoned with. In the beginning of the season the Rugby team had three returning All-Americans, front rower Tony Vontz, front rower Cyrus Dorosti, and scrumhalf Joel DiGiorgio. The team also had ten returning starters and they had a former All-American Jake Stanfill return after a year away The youth of the team was also very promising this season with a lot of talent- ed sophomores and freshmen Men ' s Rugby started its season with a promising group of young athletes. In the season opener Men ' s Rugby defeated Humboldt State University 43-7 and even after such a victory Head Coach Jack Clark said in another article that the team wasn ' t very dynamic. Even after every victory the Rugby team seemed to want to improve on any weaknesses instead of revel in their glory. The next match they won was against Saint Mary ' s and they walked away with a winning score of 58-1 0, Senior fullback Andrew Blair scored 23 points in that match. What was so amazing about the Rugby team this year was that not only did they defeat all but one of their opponents, but they defeated them by 30 or 40 points. Most of the matches weren ' t close calls they were displays of complete dominance by Cal ' s Rugby team. The game against the University of Nevada was a com- plete closeout with Cal defeating the Wolfpack 74-5. There was a change in the lineup as compared to the Saint Mary ' s game, but that didn ' t seem to make a difference because Men ' s Rugby demolished almost every team they played this season. The next game against UC Santa Cruz was led in scoring by freshman and they definitely did an outstand- ing job because the ending score was 86-0 in Cal ' s favor On the road Cal defeated Chico State, but apparently Chico was very physical and a chal- lenge in that way, but knowing the Men ' s Rug- by team they can overcome anything, and they did They left Chico State In disarray with a de- feat of 63-1 1 Santa Clara University was their 2005 ROSTER Zach Abbott Dave Anderson Scrumhalf FlyhaH - • g KC Arnold Kyle Balough Wing Flanker Jim Barrett Ross Blestman Prop Chris Biller Andrew Blair ■..-.- Chase Brogan Pat Castles Fullback Flyhalf Joel DiGiorgio Ryan Donnelly Scrumhalf Center Cyrus Dorosti Anthony Estrella Prop Prop Daniel Gnnter Chns Gurecki Flanker Center Wing Andy Hanks Logan Howard Wing Flyhalf Paul Jesseman Andrew Johnson Lock Scrumhalf Miles Jones Shar-Lo Kelly Lock • " Wing Scott Kidd Ross Kilroy Wing Prop Pat King - — Jacob Kloberdanz Center " ' Prop Kevin Kroll John Kuhns Prop Hooker Nick LaBounty Jason Lee Hanker TVB Scrumhalf Andrew Lindsey Brian McClenahan Flanker Prop Ryan Miller Ryan Miller Prop HH Wing a H Connor O ' Brien Dorian Pieracci Fullback Wing RIkus Pretorlus Brad RInker Flanker Lock •- ' ,, James Sehr Chns Sherrard Hooker Wir.g Jay Smith Jacob Stanfill Flanker Louis Stanfill Cody Stevens Anthony Tedesco Barron Vaught Flanker Lock Anthony Vontz Colin Walker Hooker Prop Robert Weedon Joe Welch Center Flanker Sean Wilhelmy Brendan Wnghl Lucas Yancey Nick Yancey Scrumhalf Wing Ron Yokbailis Center T C«4 WfOUMlAIMXri next match and the Bears were just too strong for their opponents because they defeated the Broncos 82-0. It really was amazing, how much better the Bears were than any team they competed against. Most of the Men ' s Rugby team ' s opponents didn ' t even begin to be in the same league. They won their match against Sacramento State 60-5. it doesn ' t even seem to break a sweat for these Bears to defeat almost every team in their league In their first match against the University of British Columbia the Bears reigned with vic- tory at 15-5; this was the only close match of the season, which is due to the fact that the University of British Columbia is the only other rugby team that even compares to Cal ' s. On- lookers said that game was something to see because of the intensity that was thriving in both teams After playing the one team that presents a challenge the Bears moved on to play more teams that they just demolished They defeated the Aggies of Texas ASM 61 - 8. The Bears continued to defeat the rugby teams of Texas as they moved on to beat the Texan Longhorns 83-5 The Men ' s Rugby team continued to change-up their starting line-up for almost every game. This just goes to show that though there are star athletes on some teams that ' s not how it is on the Men ' s Rugby team; all of these Golden Bears are star ath- letes. It doesn ' t matter the line-up, this rugby team will win Five games before the World Cup against the University of British Columbia the Men ' s Rugby team continued to kick butt They defeated Arizona State 121-0, Stanford 85-2. Texas A M 34-0. Ohio State 69-29, and they won the California Invitational against Ohio State 58-6 Something shocking occurs next, the Men ' s Rugby team actually loses At this point it looks as though such a thing is impos- sible Now even though the team loses to the University of British Columbia 1 7-20 the World Cup still came home with the Bears Because the Bears defeated the UBC in Feb- ruary the UBC had to defeat the Bears by over 10 points because to win the Cup the scores of both games where added together and overall the Bears had scored more points against the UBC than the UBC had scored against them So although it was technically a loss the Men ' s Rugby team still walked home with the glory. The Bears continued this glory all the way until they won the 21 St National Title This team was a phenomenon this year, they defeated almost every team they played by 30 points or over. There wasn ' t just a small gap between the talents of our Men ' s Rugby team and the talents of the other rugby teams they played CROSS COUNTRY by Dyan S Ortiga With Junior All-American Bridget Duffy and Senior Abby Parker redshirting this season. the California women ' s cross country team had to look to their younger athletes for leader- ship Sophomore Samantha Jones stepped up and led the women in all three races she com- peted in. The men ' s team relied on the solid performances of Junior Giliat Ghebray and Senior Girmay Guangul to pace them through the season Without many of the Bears ' leading run- ners, the California men ' s and women ' s cross country teams opened the season at the USF Invitational in Lindley Meadows, Golden Gate Park with sound finishes. The lady Bears took fifth place of ten teams while the men earned a fourth place finish of eight teams Redshirt freshman Amanda Thornberry stepped up to lead her teammates with a 25th place show- ing, with teammate Senior Lindsey Maclise just SIX seconds behind her. Senior Ozzie Pina was the first Bear across the finish line In 17th place, with Freshman Chris Chavez In a close 20th. Pina continued to lead the men ' s team, placing 18th at the Fresno State Invitational in Fresno. California, and in her first competition of the season. Sophomore Samantha Jones placed 1 5th to lead the women. For the sec- ond week in a row the men held on to a 4th place finish, while the women grabbed 5th. Jones, finishing 1 23rd of 273. paced the women again at the Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Minneapolis. Min- nesota, while Ghebray was the first Cal male across the finish line, with a 44th place finish of 223. The men ' s team was 17th of 25 teams and the women ' s team was 26th of 29 teams Mid-season the women ' s team pulled together to win the San Francisco State Ga- tor Cross Country Invitational. Cal Freshman Whitney Russell and Sophomore Whitney Schmucker finished second and third to score for the women, while Freshman Diane Reed and Sophomore Lisa Sandoval took 10th and 24th. respectively, to add to Cal ' s point total. Again Ghebray and Jones piloted the men ' s and women ' s teams at the Penn State National Cross Country Meet at the Blue-White Golf Dan Btofngren Sean Carey Chris Chavez Kevin Davis Randy Fair Giliai Ghebray Yoset Ghetoray Eric Lee Mark uatusak Alex McClary Andy McClary Man Miller Micah Parker Stephen Pottey lack Schmitt Dawit Tesfasilassie Bridget Duffy Aiysia Johnson Samantha Jones Pippa Macdonaid Elizat)eth Mayeda Abby Parker Mackenzie Pierce Mane Ratlray Gabriele Rios-Sotelo Ma)a Ruznic Lisa Sandoval Whitney Schmucker Amanda Thomberry Brooke wells Rebecca Yau Courses of State College, Pennsylvania. Ghe- bray placed a remarkable 1 1th. with teammate Guangul in a close 16th. helping the men to an eighth place team finish of the 38 competing teams Jones grabbed 65th place to lead the women ' s team In an overall 19th place finish of 41 teams. The end of the season was a special one for Cal. as they hosted the Pac-10 Championships in San Francisco ' s Golden Gate Park across the bay. Again Cal saw top finishes from Guangul, who came in 17th Senior Lindsey Maclise end- ed her season finishing first for the lady Bears with a 40th place finish, a personal all time best finish at the conference meet The Bears ended their season at the NCAA West Regional held in Woodward Park of Fresno, where Guan- gul finished his career for Cal with a 30th place finish. Maclise also ended her career at Cal with a 66th place finish. IM ATHLETICS FIELD HOCKEY by Libby Hutter Women ' s Field Hockey had four of their hardworking and talented players awarded spots on the All-Nor Pac First and Second Teams in November of 2005. The exceptional players were senior Maggie Grimes, senior Kelly Knapp, junior Chilly Banuelos, and soph- omore Valentma Godfrid, These players, as well as the rest of the Women ' s Field Hockey Team, worked hard to get to have the STX NFHCA Division I poll rank them 1 3 the high- est ranking in the team ' s history Cal ' s Women ' s Field Hockey Team landed the number one spot in the school ' s history for total victories. The team had 1 7 victories and five losses with the highest number of points at 1 88, shattering the past record from 1998 of 158 points Although the team did not qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2000, they still held the honor of placing first in the Nor Pac Conference regular season division for the sixth consecutive time. Along with an award-winning season. Head Coach Shellie Onstead had her 100 ' " victory on August 29, 2004, with an 8-1 victory over Providence One player that really shined this year was sophomore forward Valentina Godfrid who was named Nor Pac West Division Player of the Year Setting a new school record, Godfrid brought the Bears an astonishing 21 goals this season. She was also named Nor Pac Of- fensive Player of the week four times this year and she scored six winning goals this season. " We had a very good season, although the results were not the ones we were expecting. We can only learn from it, move forward and just focus on improving our weaknesses to reach our goals next season. " said Valentina Another outstanding player this year was senior goalkeepper Kelly Knapp who played every minute of every game for the past three seasons Knapp led Division I goalkeepers in minutes played and she was also named the Nor Pac West Division Defensive Player of the Week on October 5, 2004. Freshman Jenny Crane scored five times in eight shots and played in 18 games this season, she made her mark as an exceptional athlete. Crane was also given the honor of Nor Pac West Division Newcomer of the Week on September 21 , 2004, Junior midfielder Chilly Banuelos was awarded a position on the Nor Pac All-First Team This team of Golden Bears had an eclectic group of athletes that put their all into this sport Although their season was not quite what they expected, this team is one to look forward to seeing improvement in their next season. Kiely Schmidt Midfield Samantha Gallop Midfield Jenny Crane Forward Chilly Banuelos Midfieid Bnana Harney Backlield Christina McGralh Backfield Jenna Long Midfield Maggie Grimes Forward Jessica Bird Midfield valentina Godlnd Forward Jamie Nance Midlieid Alexandra Harlcins Forward Amber Madsen Fonvard Kirsten Kuszmaut Backfield Teela Crosthwaite Foiwsrd Emma Rapp Midfield Annte Smith Backfield Alana Smith Midfield usa Hauck BackMd T FALL SEASON WOMEN ' S SOCCER by Dyan S Ortiga After a disappointing 2003 season, plagued with injuries and low scoring, the Golden Bears sought to redeem themselves and re- store Cal to its previous glories For the first time in eight years the lady Bears ' record had fallen short of 0.500, leaving the NCAA tourna- ment out of the reach for the first time in six years. While Head Coach Kevin Boyd began the season with his youngest Cal team yet, his returning members featured Junior defender Tracy Hamm and Junior forwards Dania Ca- bello and Liz Eisenberg The Bears opened pre-season competi- tion strong with a 3-0 shut out win against UCDavis at home field Edwards Stadium. The match, though merely an exhibition one, was important for the women to realize their team dynamics. Not only did the team get " a look at how some players played together, " the win against DC Davis also enabled the Bears to " get some of the jitters out. " commented Coach Boyd. Twenty two Cal players saw play- ing time and nine recorded at least one shot, already an improvement over last season ' s timid offense. Cal earned its momentum through prsea- son play and began conference play with a 7-2-2 record and a No 7 ranking. Like the men, the women ' s conference play opened with a match against rival Stanford, and again, like the men. the women endured double overtime only to tie the Cardinals 1-1 The Cardinals scored early in the game, but the Bears held on, with the leadership of Junior goalkeeper Ashley Sulprizio. who scored a goal and se- cured seven saves. Sulpnzio ' s performance earned her the honor of being named to both Soccer America ' s and Soccer Buzz ' s National Team of the Week. Though Cal posted some remarkable victo- ries throughout the season, alternating with some close losses, the individual successes and the team ' s improvement were what caught media attention In November, Eisen- berg was selected to the second team CoSlOA Academic All-District Vlll for leading the Bears f in points (9), goals (9), and game winning goals |3) in 2004. Just a week later. Freshman defender Courtney Hooker was selected for All Pacl Second Team Honors as one of Cal ' s lead defenders, and Sophomore midfielder Na- dia Al-Lami, freshman midfielder Chioma Igwe and freshman forward Stephanie Wieger re- ceived All Pac-10 Honorable Mention Honors The ultimate distinction of improvement for the Golden Bears came with a first round berth in the NCAA College Cup held in Santa Clara, California at the Buck Shaw Stadium. In what Coach Boyd described as a " very competitive, touch match, " the No. 18 California fell short 21 against No 4 Santa Clara The loss to Santa Clara ended the Bears ' season at 11-6-3, but not to the Bears ' dismay While the loss ended their season, they had the satisfaction of an improved season record and their sixth NCAA Tournament selection in the last seven years. They had ac- complished all they had set out to do. Anna Key Goallieeper Ashley Sulpnzio Goalkeeper Nicole Jarbo Goalkeeper Kalhenne Daiss Forward Chioma iqwe Midliekl Katie Wilcox MidMd Caitlin Hannejan Midiieid Sierra schlesinger Midfieid Katie Ratican forward Dania Cabello Forward Beth DeArauto Midteld Tracy Hamm Defender Jenny Wendell Uidfiekl Courtney Hooiier Defender Karissa Goodwin Defender KristineRel)a Defender Katie Martinez Defender lindsay Clute MidMd Caroline Lea MKttdd Nadia Al Lami OefenderiMidteid Liz Eisenberg Forward Valerie Barnes Forward Emily Ward Defender Stephanie Wieger Forward Laune Ganretl Midfidd Alivia Mazura Defender Oav ia Oieis er Defender ■ 1 Midfiek) ■ c For «rd Defender Julia S :nnugg Forward Bri Wiles Fonward T MEN ' S SOCCER Marcus Fitly Goalkeeper Eric Kronberg Goalkeeper Noah Merl Oefender Midfield Justin Delacruz Midlield Eric Ebert Midfield Angel Ouinlero Midfield Yohei Fukuda Defender MidSeld Kyle Navarro Defender Javier Hil Forward Carl Acosta Forward Mike Munoz Midfield Juan Cardenas Midfield Jeff Serafini Defender Calen Carr Forward Midlield Pieler Berger Forward Troy Roberts Defender Andrew Jacobson Midfield Andrew Felder Defender Tyson Wahl Midfield Steve Purdy Detender Midfield Jacob Wilson Midfield Mike Oseguera Goalkeeper Mick Hatzke Midfield Justin Myers Goalkeeper Matt Holtrust Forward LukeSassano Midfield by Dyan S Ortiga Just failing short of NCAA sweet-1 6 play, the Golden Bears ' season was not sliort of achiev- ing other successes. Coach Kevin Grimes, In his second season with Cal, led the Bears through a season of sensational teamwork and steadfast perseverance. The Bears finished non onference play in mid September at the Stanford-Nike Invitational held in Palo Alto, California, By ousting Brown, No. 3 Santa Clara, and No. 5 Stanford, Cal took home the title as well as the satisfaction of being one of seven unde- feated teams in the nation With their victory, the Bears also garnered a No. 3 national ranking and high hopes for Pac-10 conference play With Cal ' s season opener against rival Stanford, an astonishing crowd of 1 , 1 1 6 fans assembled at Stanford ' s HAaloney Field to witness the Bears and Cardinals battle each other through regulation play and two overtime penods While Cal out shot Stanford, the Bears could not break the 2-2 tie for a victory The Bears also endured a 3-0 upset by the Washington Huskies, but undaunted by a slow start the Bears continued on the road to Corval- lis Oregon, where they earned their first season win against Oregon State. Senior midfielder Yohei Fukuda scored the first goal within the first 1 5 minutes of play, and Junior Calen Carr sealed the win with a second goal, with the help of an assist from Senior defender Troy Roberts. A 3-0 shut out against UCDavis in October marked 50 career wins for Head Coach Kevin Gnmes, an accomplishment previously achieved by only four Cal coaches, as Cal continued Pac-10 play The Bears found redemption from their first game of the season, in their last game of the season and their second meeting with the Cardinals This time at home in Berkeley, then- ranked No 7 Cal closed out its season in a 3-2 double overtime victory and a record of 12-3- 3,4-3-1 in Pac-10 In the first round of the NCAA champion- ship tournament. No 6 Cal faced No 1 7 Santa Clara, in what was nearly the conclusion of the season for the Golden Bears Down 1-0 at halftime, the fearless Bears ' collected their composure to steal the win with two goals in the second half, from Carr and Senior forward Carl Acosta After the victory, Coach Grimes recalled, " I never sensed any sort of panic or lack of concentration from the guys, even though they were down a goal at half time. " With a first round victory gained, the Bears moved on to second round play for their fourth consecutive season. They could not, however, penetrate the defense of No 2 South Method- ist, losing to the SMU Mustangs 1 -0, and ending their season with a final record of 13-4-3. In retrospect, in spite of the frustrating sec- ond round loss to SMU, the Bears were not dis- appointed with their season They finished sec- ond in Pac-10 play, tied with UCLA, and placed a conference high and school record 12 players on the AII-Pac-10 team. At Edwards Stadium, in front of the home crowd, the Bears lost only one game, outscoring their opponents 20-5 They were undefeated in non-conference pla y and were featured and ranked in all four major col- lege soccer polls. Soccer America, College Soc- cer News, SoccerTimes com, and NSCAA Adidas Roberts was also taken by the Los Angeles Galaxy as the eighth pick in the first round of the 2005 Ma)or League Soccer SuperDraft, earning him the honor of becoming the first Golden Bear first round MLS Superdraft pick T WOMEN ' S VOLLEYBALL by Libby Hutter The outcome of every game played this sea- son by the Woman ' s Volleyball team seemed to hang on the edge of each point These ath- letes played their hearts out, they never gave up. and they made each point count Their Head Coach, Rich Feller, has been working for five years with Cal ' s Woman ' s Volleyball pro- gram and each year him and his staff w ork to create a more complete team that is ready to tear It up on the court. Some of their standout players this season were Gabrielle Abernathy. Senior outside hitter. Camille Leffall, Senior midhitter. and Angle Pressey, Freshman out- side hitter Abernathy held this season ' s record for most kills at 21 , was given honorable mention AII-Pac-10 by the leagues coaches, and she was the seventh highest Golden Bear in her number of kills in her volleyball career at Cal. which was 1 ,224. Leffall holds the highest ca- reer hitting percentage in the school ' s record along with the most blocks at 438 Pressey and Leffall both earned first team AII-Pac-10 honors this season Leffall was also named to the 2004 AVCA Second Team All-American and the AVCA All-Pacific Region team. These three athletes are shining examples of the woman on Cal ' s Volleyball team The NCAA Tournament was on our turf this year as It was held at Hass Pavilion. Despite home court advantage, this was the first time in three years that the Woman ' s Volleyball team qualified for the NCAA Tournament how- ever they lost in the second round The team ' s Coach Rich Feller said in another article that he was more proud of this year ' s team than of any other in the previous years. Senior outside hitter Gabrielle Abernathy and senior midhit- ter Camille Leffall led the Woman ' s Volleyball iillian Oavis Samaniha Carter Alicia Powers Amanda Fok Angle Pressey Jenna Brown Am ' ra Solomon Meredith Hasson Mia JerVov Camille LeKall Ellen Orchard •Jataiie Smart Natasha Nguyen Vivian Cheung Julie Fouts Allie Costa Gabrielle Abernathy Alexis Kollias DS S MH OH OH OH OH S OH MH MH MH OH OS s MH OH DS team in the NCAA Tournament this year, which ended their season. Although they lost 3-2 In the second round to No 14-ranked Saint Mary ' s these Golden Bears had a strong sea- son The Woman ' s Volleyball team had rank- ings as high as No 8 in the Pac-10. but since this season their ranking rests at No. 17 They topped off the season with an overall record of 17-12 and with 11-7 in the Pac-10 This season these Golden Bears defeated such teams as our rival No. 1 1 Stanford, No. 21 Arizona State, and No 2 USC Although the season might not have met the expectations that were set out for It, the team showed their effort and determination in their game by mak- ing every point matter At the NCAA Tourna- ment Coach Rich Feller said just this, " Every point was do or die. every minute was tight. " T FOOTBALL by Dyan S. Ortlga Remember when Head Coach Jeff Tedford joined Cal in 2002 to save the Bears ' from their dreadful 1-10 previous season record? Every season since, Tedford has brought remarkable change and achievement to California ' s foot- ball program. In 2002, Tedford led the team to their first winning season in almost ten years. In 2003, it was the triple overtime victory over No. 1 use that brought Tedford ' s Bears hard earned recognition of their improvement. But what of this season? Was there a single highlight that will come to mind in the future as the definitive moment of the 2004 season? Perhaps the 1 0-1 final record? Or maybe the trip to the Holiday Bowl? Or the No. 4 national ranking? Preseason polls ranked Cal No. 13, the highest ranking the school has enjoyed in the past 50 years The Bears hoped to live up to the bestowed ranking and began the season with a match up against the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Cal ' s defense held the Falcon ' s to just 14 points; Running Back J.J. Arrington scored three touchdowns and rushed for 181 yards to help the Bears to a 56-14 win. Cal ' s luck on the road continued through the next two games against New Mexico State, at home, and Oregon State, on the road The offensive line helped Arrington duplicate his statistics from the previous game, running 1 77 yards and pounding three touchdowns. A record breaking crowd of 58.949, the larg- est crowd a Cal season opener has drawn in school history, helped the Bears secure the 41-14 victory. In Corvallis, Oregon, Cal gave up only one touchdown and one field goal and stomped the Beavers 49-7 The true test for the Bears came against No 1 ranked USC With the large margins of victory Cal had garnered, talk of post season Bowl games buzzed around, but the game against USC would be pivotal if the Bears would indeed continue to post season play Down by 6 points with less than two minutes left in the game, Cal found themselves at first- and-goal with the chance to upset USC for the second consecutive year But the Trojans found a way to keep the Bears where they were: just 9 yards from a tie game, or another field goal away from a victory One comfort for the Bears was that the devastating 23-1 7 loss to USC would turn out to be their only loss in seasonal play Cal soared through the rest of the season with wins over the rest of the Pac-10 confer- ence team, including rival Stanford who put up a meager fight in Cal ' s 41-6 Big Game victory The fourth ranked Golden Bears, approaching the end of their season, had set a new record for the largest Big Game victory since 1930. A win over Southern Mississippi a week later left the Bears with a 10-1 record and Bowl game contention. And so, despite an upset at the Holiday Bowl in late December, the Bears 2004 season left the athletic arena with many highlights to ponder. 173 FALL SEASON MEN ' S WATER POLO by Libby Hutter It seems as though the younger team mem- bers were leading the Men ' s Water Polo team this last season Two sophomores, John Mann and Brian Bacharach were the leading scorers in the team ' s last match against No 9-ranked Santa Barbara. The team defeated Santa Bar- bara 7-6 at the MSPF Tournament and overall placed seventh in the tournament. The team ' s season ended with 20 wins and 10 losses. Most horribly there have been three deaths this year that relate to the Men ' s Water Polo team, the first being a former water polo play- er, the second a former coach, and the third an alumnus of the Men ' s Water Polo team Pete Cutino was a legend at Cal he coached 68 All-Americans, six Pac-1 and NCAA Play- ers of the Year, and five Olympians Cutino retired from being the head coach at Cal in 1989 and passes away in September of 2004 The former water polo player Patrick McCann passed away in October of 2004 very sud- denly he was a senior studying Legal Studies and he played for the Men ' s Water Polo team for two years before deciding to quit to focus on school. Daron Craft was a former player of the Men ' s Water Polo team at Cal and his death was also quite sudden. He was playing water polo when he passed away in February of 2005 He helped lead the Golden Bears to two NCAA titles, one in 1987 and the other in 1988. All three of these men were integral part of the Men ' s Water Polo team at one time and they will be missed by the community and by Cal Water Polo. There are three players on the Men ' s Water Polo team that stand out, junior Nate Bennet, sophomore John Mann, and sophomore Brian Bacharach Nate Bennett and Brian Bacharach were both MSPF Players of the Week this past season. Goalie, Nate Bennet helped lead Cal to a 6-5 victory over No 2-ranked Stanford in the Big Splash at Spieker Aquatics Complex. As goalie Bennett has 284 saves on his career record Bacharach was a leading scorer in most of the team ' s matches. John Mann was named First Team AIIMSPF and First Team Ail-American for this past season; he was the leading scorer for the Men ' s Water Polo team and in 26 out of 30 matches he tallied at least one goal. In one of the two matches against Stanford for this last season the Men ' s Water Polo team reigned victory over the Cardinals that were ranked at 2. This victory also caused the team to win the Steve Heaston Trophy that is given to the winner of the annual Cal-Stanford water polo match. Cal has now won this trophy four times out of the six that it has been competed for between the two schools The Men ' s Water Polo season definitely had its high points with the defeat over Stanford, but it also had its low points with losses not only in the pool. Hope- fully in seasons to come the Men ' Water Polo team will continue to hold on to that Heaston Trophy and continue the excellence that repre- sents this sport. Nale Bennett Goalkeeper Matt Hillard Goalkeeper Marc Vacquier Goalkeeper Jonattion Richina Drrver Bnan Bacharach Driver John Mann Center Brian Kinsel Center Adam Haley Center Oelender Kevin Platshon Onver Zac Monsees Drrver Tom Kurth Center Cameron Jones utility Mike Hayes Driver Michael Shart Driver Marty Matthies Center t elender Jed Tyrell Driver Andnja vaslljevic Driver Jon Marshall Driver Mike Fernl Dnver Trent Calder Center ChnsTalbott Onver WOMEN ' S WATER POLO by Libby Hutter Coming out on top this past season Wom- en ' s Water Polo ended their season with a smashing victory over Long Beach State in the MPSF Tournament Spieker Aquatics Complex. The team ranked No. 8 at the end of their sea- son with a record of 18 wins and 10 losses. Some of the star players this year were sophomore, Elsie Windes, and junior, Allison Gold. They were both named 2005 American Water Polo Coaches Association Ail-Ameri- cans Windes was the leading scorer this season with 51 goals while Gold was the lead- ing scorer at the MSPF Tournament with nine goals in four matches These two women are quite the athletes and we are happy they are on our side of the pool. Senior, Jodie Needles has scored 106 goals for Cal in her past three seasons as a member of the Women ' s Water Polo team. She is one of the few freshmen to ever actually start for the Women ' s Water Polo team along with se- nior, Cara Chlebicki Another Women ' s Water Polo player that should be honored was senior, Cara Chlebicki who was awarded the Pac- 1 Sportsmanship Award this year As a junior, Chlebicki was the team leader in assists and the second-lead- ing scorer, however she couldn ' t continue to do that this past season. She suffered a concussion in 2004 and returned to the water to suffer yet another concussion 1 1 months later. Therefore she was forced to stay on the sidelines, but this inspiring athlete did just the opposite Although she couldn ' t benefit the team in the water she was still the team cap- tain and took her duties seriously She still at- tended all practices and was able to make her contribution to the team with her leadership and courage Women ' s Water Polo has a very strong grounding in their Head Coach Amber Drury- Pinto Starting as a player herself and then moving on to coaching, Drury-pinto has caused Cal ' s Women ' s Water Polo team to steadily improve for the last two seasons in one of the nation ' s hardest conferences She first coached for the University of Michigan and led them to have a 25-1 3 record There is much more to this coach ' s library of experienc- Amy Degenkolb Goalie Alex Feune de Colombi Goalie Brittany Mohr Goalie Heather Stuart Goalie Elsie Windes All-around Allison Gold All-around Mamie O ' Donnell Attacker Cami Kliner Attacker Bnttani Liorenle Attacker Katie Card Attacker Breana Allison Defender Shaina Feldman Attacker Lauren McGee Center Bnanna Lindsey Defender Holly Farlin All-around Cara Chlebicki Attacker Molly Hayes Attacker Vanessa Lindsey Center Annie Wight Center Amy Gardner Attacker Katya Eadington Attacker Mary Anderson Defender Kathenne Asch Center Emily Brown Defender Daniela DiGiacomo All-around Rebecca Dreyfuss Center Hetdi Groh Defender Paige Lorenz Defender Jamie Razzari Attacker Lauren Sanguinetti Attacker iessi Wood Attacker Aryn Yancher Attacker es including international and national titles. Unfortunately this past season the Wom- en ' s Water Polo team lost to our school rival Stanford, 9-8 With 33 seconds left in the game freshman, Molly Hayes made another goal and almost tied the score, but those No 3 Cardinals got the best of us in the end. However the Women ' s Water Polo team came out of this past season on top by crushing No. 5 Long Beach State at the MSPF Tournament in the fifth-place match. Some of the other teams that we defeated this past season were CS Northridge, San Jose State, UC Santa Bar- bara, Arizona State, and Loyola Marymount. Although the Women ' s Water Polo team did come out of this season winning, in the end the team moved from being ranked No. 6 to No 8 This team is still getting its footing and in years to come they will surely move their way back up the rankings. ITS MEN ' S BASKETBALL Rod Benson ftwward Centef Aymde Ubaka Guard Omar Wilkes Guard lordi Geli forward Steve Panaweic Guard Eric Vierneisei Forward Richard Midgley Guard Martin Smith Guard Brett Lowenthal Guard Torward Christian Prelle Guard Jason Gam Guard Marquise Katety Guard forward Alex Pnbble Guard Devon Hardin Forward Center Leon Powe Fofwafd Sam Rayburn Center by Libby Hutter Men ' s hoops finished 9th in the final Pac-10 rankings this season. Men ' s Basketball arrived at the Pac-10 Tournament, but unfortunately lost to No. 8 Arizona 88-63 In their first game of the tournament Apparently after half-time in the Cal vs. Arizona game It was pretty much already decided that the Wildcats would take that one home because they were up 42-23 and the Wildcats coach started letting his starts take a seat on the bench for a break. This Is the fifth time that the Golden Bears have lost In the first round of the Pac-10 Tour- nament Even though Men ' s Basketball didn ' t get past the first round this year hopefully In seasons to come they can move up in the tour- nament to great places. There were a couple injuries that plagued the Men ' s Basketball team this year Head Coach Ben Braun had to undergo hip replace- ment surgery, but Is expected to return to coaching next season. Also forward Leon Powe had to sit this season out because he had reconstructive surgery on his left knee in September on 2004. However he Is expected to be able to play In the coming season as well, which will be a huge benefit to Men ' s Bas- ketball. Just as a freshman Powe was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, given All-Pac- 10 Honors, and he was the first freshman to lead the Pac-10 in rebounding Next year he will be able to bring his talent and determination back to the court Some Men ' s Basketball players that should be mentioned were guard Richard Midgley, center forward Rod Benson, and guard Martin Smith. Midgley was able to work through a sprained shoulder and still be the team ' s top free throw shooter and he gave the team 50 three-pointers Benson was at the top of the team in scoring and rebounding while Smith would walked on last year led the team in as- sists at 113 Men ' s Basketball started this season with a lot of setbacks The team lost one of their star players from the previous season, center Amir Tamir, and with Leon Powe being on the bench the teams scoring percentage was brought down to 53 8 where it could have been 75 6 percent if Powe had played Head Coach Ben Braun knew from the start of the season that his players would all have to put more effort in to compensate for the team ' s losses In the end of this season the Men ' s Basket- ball team had an overall record of 13-16 and a Pac-1 record of 6-12 Although the team didn ' t improve its record they were still able to hold their ground after the loss of a few key players. This says a lot for the Men ' s Bas- ketball team and their ability to live up to the challenges that were placed in front of them this season 176 ATHLETICS WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL by Libby Hutter The Women ' s Basketball team did the best It has ever done this season. They ranked 8th in the Pac-1 which is their highest ranking in history. Their overall season record was 11-18 and their Pac-1 record was 4-1 4 and this was their sixth time in the past seven years that they have achieved a double-digit number of wins In the overall season. In the Pac-1 Tour- nament the Women ' s Basketball team won in the first round and this was the third year in a row that they were able to do that. A definitely basketball player that must be mentioned is senior guard Kristin Iwanaga. She was the best free throw shooter of all time in the Pac-1 with 89 percent of her shots going in the hoop. The runner up to Iwanaga In the school ' s history of best free throw shooters was senior forward Kiki Williams with 81 .7 percent of her shots making it. Iwanaga also wasn ' t too bad at throwing three pointers because she ended her career placing seventh in Pac-1 history with 42.2 percent of her three pointers making the hoop. Another player that has made a difference in Women ' s Basketball at Cal was senior forward Leigh Gregory who was ranked 1 1th in Cal history in scoring the most points with 1 1 36 points in her basketball career at Cal In this last season three Golden Bears of the Women ' s Basketball team earned AII-Pac-10 Honors Leigh G regory and Kristin Iwanaga received honorable mention while freshman center Jessica Lawson was named to the Pac- 10 All-Freshman team Lawson led the team in rebounding and was the first freshman to be named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team since 1998 Gregory and Iwanaga were both awarded the Team MVP Honors this season and Iwanaga was also named to the second team Pac-10 All-Academic women ' s basket- ball team this season It was quite a season for Iwanaga as well as for a few other Golden Bears. Freshman forward Krista Foster was quite the player this year. Foster played in 28 games this season, which is a lot of courts for a freshman to set foot on and she also started in two of them; Cal expects to see great things from this young talented freshman The Women ' s Basketball team had a change of leadership this season when their Head Coach Caren Horstmeyer was forced to step down because Cal ' s Athletic Director thought that the team wasn ' t being as competitive as they could be A new Head Coach was chosen and her name is Joanne Boyle She came from Richmond, VA, where she brought a team to have Its first national ranking With this new coach Cal hopes for a big change from the Women ' s Basketball team The team will have the No 7-rated recruiting class in the country next season and with this new coach that big change looks like It is just around the corner Kelly OConnell Guard Sarah Pool Guard Seda Erdogan Guard Jene Morns Guard Brio Rode Guard Emmelie Geraedts Forward Center Keanna Levy Guard Knsta rosier Forward Devanei Hampton Forward Center Alexis GrayLawson Guard Jessica Lawson Center Shentrell Sneed Forward Aminala Soumare Fonvard ReneeWnghl Forward Ashley Wallrer Fo«ward 17XJ MEN ' S GYMNASTICS by Dyan S Ortiga Senior Graham Ackerman began his gym- nastics career at Cal in 2002, when he was off to a slow start due to an ankle injury. His career since then has not been free of inter- mittent adversities; but Ackerman ' s stellar achievements certainly outweigh any suffer- ing, as they reached their culmination this sea- son, his senior year. From day one this season, as team captain, Ackerman provided inspiration and assurance to his younger teammates. Coach Kip Simons boasted to media in a preseason press confer- ence. " It helps, confidence-wise, to have two- time captain and two-time national champion Graham Ackerman on our side going into the season. He ' s been there on the last day for the team and individual NCAA finals every year since he ' s been here. We expect him to be a strong foundation for the large freshman class which we have. " Ackerman was coming off a phenomenal 2004 season, when he had set new career marks in the vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar, and won national titles in the floor exer- cise and vault. Ackerman off-season double- day workouts paid off early this season, as he led his team to an early season victory at Stanford ' s Cardina l Open in Palo Alto, Califor- nia in January. He finished first in the floor exer- cise with a 9.6 scoring, as well as second in the high bar with a 9.1 final score In February at the Nakamori Invitational, against No 1 ranked Ohio State and rival Stanford, Ackerman won the floor exercise again, the event which would prove to be his strongest throughout the season. Ackerman was a shoo-in finalist for the 2005 Nissen-Emery Award, which honors the nation ' s top senior gymnast Cal Head Coach Barry Wiener expected Ackerman to earn the honor, hands-down, commenting, " I truly feel Graham is the strongest candidate for the award. He Is a two-time NCAA champion as well as at two-time runner up with an excellent record in the classroom. " In April ' s NCAA Championships in West Point, New York, Ackerman captured his second consecutive NCAA title on the floor exercise. His performance on the high bar also earned him 10th place in the event. Ackerman was named to the 2005 Aca- demic All-District VIII Men ' s At-Large Team as announced by ESPN. He also garnered other notable awards, including the Golden Bear Individual Award for having the highest cumu- lative GPA on the men ' s gymnastics team, and the Pac-10 Medal, which is awarded annually at each Pac-10 institution to the university ' s outstanding senior male. Ackerman was also given the Jake Gimbel Award, given to a gradu- ation male student-athlete for successfully in- tegrating academic and athletic achievements. He earned Second Team Academic All-America Honors in June As Ackerman closed his career at Cal he was a seven time Ail-American and three-time national champion With his com- bination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and leadership, many called Ackerman the best male gymnast Cal has ever seen. lyief Block Kyte Brady Colin Christ Marie Freeman Aaron Hill Caleb Kiri Kyle LilOW Tim McNeill Shawn Mowry Aaron Moy Bromtey Patmountam Alan Parsons Jason Pierce Chns Rodnjuez Jay Yee Hirokl Yokoyama I7t ATHLETICS WOMEN ' S GYMNASTICS Jusiine Cephus Alexandra OiHon My-Lan Dodd Isabel Garcia Siobhan Luce MihoMaeda Keiko Nakamura Britani Pittullo Lauren Shipp Alli Szulu Nicki Wells Elyse Wong by Dyan S Ortiga The dedication and perseverance of endur- ing an NCAA Intercollegiate sport includes realizing that baby steps are still steps in the right direction, as Head Coatch Cari OuBois has taught Cal ' s women ' s gymnastics team. In just her first two seasons at Berkeley, DuBois posted back to back winning records, and the Bears ' finished their season with national rankings DuBois also coached then-sopho- more My-Lan Dodd to an NCAA Championship appearance in 2003. marking the first Golden Bear to make it to the NCAA in nine years. In their season opener at home in Haas Pavilion, the No. 25 ranked Bears swept the top three all-around spots to beat UC Davis and Brown Cal senior Dodd led the women with a balance beam score of 9 800 and top- all around honors with a score of 38 775. In her first collegiate meet, Alli Szutu, was the only gymnast to finish in the top three in every event Dodd and fellow senior IVIiho Maeda continued to shine in their Pac-10 season opener against UCLA. Sacramento State and Cal State Fullerton. with fourth and fifth place finishes in all-around scoring, respectively The Bears, as a team, however, could not stop the two-time defending NCAA champion Bruins and placed second that day to give them a 4-1 overall record On the road, Maeda led the Bears in a 1-0 victory over UC Davis, winning the all-around with a new career-best mark of 38.875. The Bears, however, drudged through the remain- der of their season without another victory as injuries plagued them Freshmen Nicki Wells and Siobhan Luce stepped up in meets against Arizona and Utah State, setting new personal- bests only to break them again the meet after In their final home meet, the seniors stole the show, in spite of the California loss against North Carolina State. Dodd won the all-around and two individual titles Luce also set a new career high in her all-around score of 38.525 as well as a new career high in the uneven bars Another senior, Lauren Shipp, also posted season highs to help the Bears fall just five hundredths of a point short of a new team to- tal-record. At Pac-10 Championships, which were held to the Bears ' advantage at home, in Haas Pavil- ion, UCLA gymnasts won every individual title. Cal, however, focused on individual achieve- ments and improvements Shipp set a new season best of 9.875 on the balance beam and Luce tied for seventh on the vault with a new career-best of 9.850 Luce finished 1 0th in the all-around, the highest of any of her team- mates. Coach DuBois was " extremely pleased with how the ladies performed as we had no falls today, " she commented after the day ' s events. " We did our best and that was the goal com- ing into the competition short one gymnast on three of the four events. " Dodd was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic first team while Shipp was recognized as an honorable men- tion Dodd also earned the Anna Espenschade Award, recognizing her as a female student- athlete who successfully integrated her aca- demic and athletic goals. T MEN ' S SWIMMING mjmc Henrique Birbosa Breast Domtnic Cdlhev Fly Mitorad Cavic Free FlyJBadi William CopeJand Free John Dorr FreeAM Duje Draganja Free Fly Enc Dunipace Free«adc Mark Eckerr BackflM John Foster Free Chris Gibson Back Rolandas Gimbutis Free jernej Codec Free Paul Hemandej Breast Alex Hoidridge Free IMWy Richard Hunier Breast Michael Jafari Free Evan Lane Free Ryan Lean Free Graham Lentz Breast Matt Lyon Free Daniel Lysaught Oist Free Dominik Meichtry Free MtguetMoltna UM .Tac Monsees IM Free Patrick ONeil Fly IM jLiStin Pollard Free Fly Dash Rotht erg FreeJBack Caleb Rowe Breast Chns Talbon Free Jonas Tilly Free Louis Vayo Backffreeram Garrett Wagner Free Joe whittmgton Free by Dyan S Ortiga With the loss of five key swimmers and two divers, Cal relied on its large incoming group of 14 to offset the loss of its seniors Nort Thorn- ton, who completed his 31 st year as Head Coach, spoke highly of his recruiting class pre- season and had high hopes for their foreseen improvements. " We have a pretty good size re- cruiting class, " Thornton said " There ' s a lot of talent there. Depending on how fast the fresh- men come along will help determine where we ' re at. The future looks bright We just have to see how fast we can mature " With the help of returning Ail-American swimmer Duje Draganja, the Bears ' season looked positive In the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Draganja had garnered the silver medal in the 50-meter free- style for his native country of Croatia Draganja also won the bronze in the 50-meter butterfly at the 2004 World Championships in October Returning Junior Milorad Cavic also competed in Athens for Serbia and Montenegro The div ers were enjoying additional experience and counsel from new coach Ron Kontura Cal blasted through its first three Pac-1 meets, winning against Arizona and Arizona State on the road, and then against USC at home. Key performances from the No. 4 ranked Bears included Sophomore Daniel Lysaught and Freshman Louis Vayo each win- ning two events against Arizona. At that meet. Senior Caleb Rowe took fourth place on the 1 -meter springboard, quite a feat for someone who normally swims the individual medley events or breaststroke only Against Arizona State, Draganja led his team by winning two events, the 50-yard freestyle and lOOyard freestyle. Cal won 1 of 1 6 events that day and Draganja, so early in the season, had already set an NCAA qualifying mark in the 50-yard freestyle. In early February, the Bears accomplished what had seemed impossible for the past 1 4 years: they beat Stanford in men ' s swimming and diving The No 4 Bears upset the No 2 Car- dinals by winning seven of 13 events at home, in Spieker Aquatics Complex Draganja took the 50 and 100-yard freestyle even again, and Senior Louie Gagnet won the 1 and 3 meter springboard diving events and garnered NCAA qualifying marks. The Cal 400-meter relay teams also qualifying for NCAA competition after setting a new Spieker record. " It feels great. " the swimmers simply replied, after me- dia questioned their feelings regarding their victory. In the NCAA Regionals held in Okl ahoma City, Oklahoma in March, Gagnet finished fourth in the platform competition to earn a spot in the NCAA Swimming and Diving Cham- pionships where he would join 1 7 Cal swim- mers. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the NCAA Championships, Cal finished fourth in the na- tion Draganja won the 1 00-yard freestyle with a time of 41 .49, shattering the previous NCAA record of 41 52 The Bears worked together to win the 400-yard freestyle relay, which also marked new NCAA and US Open records Cal swimmers also posted top-1 5 finishes in the 200-yard butterfly, 200-yard breaststroke, and 200-yard backstroke T AIMICTICS WOMEN ' S SWIMMING by Dyan S. Ortiga The No-1 1 ranked California Golden Bears finished eighth at the NCAA women ' s swimming and diving championships this past March. Nine members of the Cal women ' s swimming and diving team were named to the PaclO All-Aca- demic Team, Seven Golden Bears will compete internationally this summer at both the World Championships and the World University Games- While the hard work and determination of the females cannot be discredited, many of these successes are a reflection of the magnificence that is Head Coach Ten IVlcKeever. McKeever brings her experiences to Cal from back when she was an Ail-American swimmer for USC. With a B.S. degree in educa- tion, two teaching credentials, and a Master ' s degree in athletic administration, McKeever arrived in Cal in 1992. She has just completed her 1 3th year as head coach of the University of California women ' s swimming program With an impressive 102-40 dual meet record (0.718), the Bears have experienced only 2 los- ing seasons in their 1 3 years with McKeever Under her leadership, eleven different national champions have emerged, while 39 different swimmers have earned All-America honors. Many swimmers, like renowned Olympian Natalie Coughlln, remark McKeever ' s coaching dynamics are the biggest factor in choosing Cal over other competitive schools during re- cruitment. McKeever prides herself in making the Cal experience as one where the individual is " part of a team and an extended family that is going to support and encourage them " Coughlin has garnered 1 1 individual NCAA ti- tles and five Olympic medals under McKeever ' s influence. Other notable athletes coached by McKeever include gold medalist Staciana Stitts and national champion Marylyn Chiang. At the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Stitts became the first female swim- mer to earn an Olympic gold medal since 1 984 Chiang, in 1999, became the first Cal swimmer to win at NCAA title since 1 988 in 2004, McKeever became the first woman .n ' r ever to be named a coach of a US Olympic swim team. After leading the Bears in the 2003- 2004 season to an undefeated season (in dual meets) and a sixth place national finish, she was honored by fellow Pac-10 coaches with the opportunity to serve the Olympic team as As- sistant Coach. In Athens she helped Cal ' s own Coughlin to five medals, including two gold, and Cal alumni Haley Cope to a silver medal The U.S. swimming team garnered 28 medals total, including 12 gold. McKeever has built one of the most elite swimming programs in the nation, and has thus been honored for her achievements on multiple occasions The ASCA (Amencan Swimming Coaches Association) recognized McKeever as the Coach of the Year in 2002. In 1999 and 2002 she also won Pacl Coach of the Year and the George Haines Coach of the Meet Award and the U.S. National Championships. Just this April, McKeever was invited to coach at the World Championships in Montreal, Cana- da, this July. She will be joined by three Golden Bears: recent graduate Coughlin, sophomore Em- ily Silver, and incoming freshman Jessica Hardy. 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In 2001 the Men ' s Base- ball team advanced to the NCAA Tournament with a record of 34-25 overall and 11-10 in the Pac-10, it is quite astonishing that they weren ' t given a spot in this year ' s NCAA Tournament This is the first time that a team with a 1 3-1 Pac-10 record did not move on to the NCAA Tournament. However all the team can do is appreciate their great season and hope for a more fair choice in the years to come Two of Cal ' s baseball players were selected in the professional draft also known as the Ma- jor League Amteaur Draft Senior right-hander Matt Swanson and senior left-hander Travis Talbott were both drafted. The Pittsburgh Pi- rates drafted Swanson in the 13th round and Talbott was drafted in the 14th round by the Florida Marlins. Talbott and Swanson were quite the baseball players for Cal ' s team with Swanson making 37 strikeouts in 48.7 innings and Talbott making 36 strikeouts in 45 7 in- nings. The Men ' s Baseball team at Cal will miss these two standout athletes. Senior right-hander, Eric Dworkis and junior right-hander, Adam Gold were also selected in the professional draft On the second day Dworkis was drafted in the 45th round by the San Francisco Giants and Gold was drafted in the 33rd round by the San Diego Padres Both athletes threw 71 strikeouts for team-highs and Dworkis was named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week after a complete shutout against USC These players will not be forgotten on and off of the field at Cal The Men ' s Baseball team has loaded it- self up with a crew of not only outstanding athletes, but very intelligent ones also Four Golden Bears were named to the 2005 Pac-10 All-Academic team. These Golden Bears were AT BAT AVERAGE BALL SnUKE OITT HE " TORS = 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TOTAL if t u 7s -lc V senior third baseman Matt Einspahr, junior outfielder Allen Craig, junior right-hander Alex Trafton. and sophomore infielder Brett Mun- ster Einspahr was a team captain and started in 56 out of 57 games; he also was named to the 2005 ESPN The Magazine ' s District 8 All- Academic Baseball First Team. Against the rival Cardinals this year the Men ' s Baseball Team won two out of the three games they played against Noll -ranked Stan- ford This was the first time that Cal has de- feated Stanford since 2002 Some other teams that the Men ' s Baseball team has defeated this past season include UCLA, Arizona State, Washington State, and Saint Mary ' s. Head Coach David Esquer and his staff have been involved in 17 NCAA Regionals, four Col- lege World Series, and three National Champi- onships The Men ' s Baseball Team has quite a staff coaching them and in the future seasons Cal expects great things from this team and its mentors revin Bafrum Pitcher Danny Campbell Pitcher Michael Cooper Pitcher Case Datiler Pitcher Kurt De La Rosa Pitcher Efic Dworkis Pitcher Travis Enclcson Pitcher Dane Ferguson Pitcher Adam Gold Pitcher Brent Hale- Pitchef Alec Hams Pitcher Cameron iohnson Pitcher Nicic Kaufman Pitcher Brandon Morrow Pitcher Enc Petersen Pitcher AIeK Roll ' n Pitcher Matt Swanson Pitcher Aaron Swicit Pitcher Travis Talbott Pitcher Niclc less Pitcher Alex Trafton Pitcher )oe Todoroff Pitcher Garrett Bussiere Catcher Michael Davies Catcher Travis Howell Catcher Ben Liepman Catcher Cyrus Aliuadeti mlelder Stephen Carlson infieide» Allen Craig kiMder Matt Einsphar mSeldef latTies HoWer Infeeldcr Jordan Kdrnols in»etde» Bren Murwter infeldef osh Satm infteMer KyleSdnlcer ln««Mer Mike van wmden intelder Brennan Bo«sct OuttekMr leremy Burchett OutMder MKhadCapbarat OmMdw Jason Corder OuiMdet ChnsErrecart Outftelder Taylor Grigsby r ■ Robert NesMl C . Tyler Waddell Out ir yc 112 ATHLETICS SOFTBALL by Libby Hutter So close, but not quite close enough. Women ' s Softball came so close to being in the Women ' s College World Series champion- ship game, but Arizona took that chance from them There was a four game series that the Women ' s Softball team needed to win to be in the WCWS championship game, but in game two they lost to Arizona 3-2 in the 12th inning. According to Kristina Thorson she could just feel that things were " off " with her pitching: " Coming out of the inning before that I felt okay, then when I went back out to warm up I felt a little off. Then the first pitch that I threw, it was off Then it was like, ' Okay, if I don ' t hit the next one I ' m going to pull myself regard- less of what happens ' (The Official Site of the Golden Bear Athletics) This was the first time since 2001 that the Women ' s Softball team has not competed in the WCWS That fateful game to Arizona marked the end of eight Golden Bears ' careers. Those bears were Anderson, Spencer, Eldredge, Pamanian, Vernaglia, Bay- less, Galindo, and Arafiles There were three members of the Women ' s Softball team that were named to All-American teams this past season and they were senior third baseman Vicky Galindo, junior pitcher Kristina Thorson, and center fielder Kaleo El- dredge. Galindo was named to the first team All-American while Thorson was named to the second team and Eldredge was named to the third team. This is Galindo ' s second year in being named a first team All-American and she is the only Golden Bear to do so since Jocelyn Forest in 2002. Thorson leads the team with 220 strikeouts and Eldredge is the team ' s most promising hitter. These three ladies are an integral part of the Women ' s Softball team, but now the team is going to have to endure the loss of two of them as well as the loss of six more and learn how to adjust to a new team Senior pitcher Kelly Anderson has helped Cal reach its winning record with her no-hit- ters. Anderson thinks the most important thing for a team is that they work together smoothly on the field. Anderson was also recognized as a USA Softball Player of the Year finalist She is another of the seniors that will be leaving the team after this season. Knsuna Thorson Pitcher Ciielsea Spencer Shortstop Alex Sutton 2-° Base Outfield Shannon Harper Catcher Lindsay James Outfield Alyssa Smoke 1 ' Base Sarah Adams Pitcher Haley Woods Catcher 1 " Base Kaleo Eldredge Outfield Knslen Bayless Outfield Catcher Kelly Anderson Pltcher l ' Base Roni Rodngues UT Viclty Galindo 3 " Base Gwen Arafiles rsase Jessica Pamanian ? " Base Outfield Jessica Vernaglia 3-= Base Outfield Many exciting things have happened in Women ' s Softball. Some of them include the fact that three of the members of the Women ' s Softball team were finalists for the 2005 Colle- giate Softball Player of the Year award. These members were Vicky Galindo, Kelly Anderson, and Lindsay James Also in this past season Head Coach Diane Ninemire had her 800th career win when the Women ' s Softball team defeated Arizona 1 -0. At the end of their season the Women ' s Softball team ' s overall record was 52-15 and their Pac-10 record was 13-8 ranking them No 2 according to Pac-10. The Women ' s Softball team is one of the fin- est sports teams at Cal and is sure to continue that excellence. T MEN ' S CREW ■1r- -V- I» ' »1 P f |, f f f t ♦ » f vf t I I I 14 Morgan Allen Andre Bastos Elliot BertinettI Milan Bruncvik Man Carmodv John Carr Daniel Casaca Gary Champagne Steve Egner Peter Fnngs EncHartd Mike Holbrook Eiliot Hovey Danny Johnson Justin isJiida Troy Kepper Marko Knezevic Nick Lyons Peter Maiden Dan McDonnell Deaglan McEachern Jordan Mikes Tim O ' Connelt David Puder Brian Schroeder Ivan 5mil)anic Toby Smith Elizabeth Swaney Rory Tuttle Vaclav Vochoska Graham Watts Howard Williams by Dyan S. Ortiga The Bears opened their spring campaign at the San Diego Crew Classic where they won their seventh straight Copley Cup The varsity eight race was the closest of the regatta. Af- ter Cal got off to an early start with a strong push from the eight, their small lead appeared substantial enough to hold for the next 1500 meters. They built their lead over the next 1000 meters, but in the last 500 Northeastern, Stanford, and Navy all posted faster splits than the Bears and threatened their first place fin- ish. Cal ' s varsity eight was able to hang on to their lead and cross the finish line just one sec- ond before the three runners up The second varsity eight also battled Northeastern and found success The freshmen eight beat the California B team to finish the California sweep over the five opponent teams. The No 2 ranked Cal continued their luck in April, when, for the second straight year, they dominated the Windermere Crew Classic, win- ning every race they competed in The varsity teams won races against Oregon State in the morning, Yale in the afternoon, and DC Davis and Wisconsin the following morning The freshmen eight followed by example and went undefeated in the weekend ' s events as well In a dual meet against Washington, the Bears faced one of their first losses, but still managed to win enough points to take the meet The men ' s varsity eight took an early lead against the Huskies and maintained that lead to win the race The freshmen eight also won their race, building what added up to a 1 2 second advantage over the Huskies The sec- ond varsity eight, however, fell short, but to no despair After all, the Huskies were ranked just underneath the Bears at No. 3. " When you have good athletes, then you have real rivalry and there ' s not going to be a one-way street, " said Head Coach Steve Gladstone. " They raced what I thought was a very courageous race The Washington oarsmen did the same That rivalry will be renewed in three weeks at Lake Natoma. " After a sweep across the field against Stan- ford in a dual meet in late April, the rivalries were reinstated at Lake Natoma. where the Pac-10 Championships were held in mid-May. Cal ' s freshmen eight won its third straight title. marking an undefeated season heading into the IRAs The varsity eight enjoyed the same victory and confidence heading into the IRAs The varsity four fell short to a first place finish by Washington, and the second varsity eight also took the silver medal behind the Huskies At the IRA Championships in Cherry Hill. New Jersey. Cal ' s varsity eight took the bronze of the regatta, behind Harvard and Princeton. Cal ' s freshmen, quite impressively, won the IRAs to post their second another undefeated season. Cal ' s second varsity eight took fourth place in its division ' s grand final Cal assistant coach Jeff Bond reported. " I ' m proud of this crew and what they ' ve accomplished " T ATHLETICS WOMEN ' S CREW by Dyan S. Ortiga Last year the Bears won their first Pac-10 title since 1979. With Cal ' s varsity eight having gone undefeated during this regular season, they rightfully sought a second consecutive Pac-10 title The second varsity eight and nov- ice eight also both finished first in last year ' s Pac 10s, and the varsity four placed second behind Washington, so for all four crew teams, hopes were high going into the post-season. The Pac-IOs were held in Rancho Cordova, California in mid-May. The top seeded varsity eight Bears took an early lead over Washing- ton, use and Stanford and simply Increased their gain for the entirety of the race. They won the race almost six whole seconds ahead of the second place Cardinals. In the second varsity eight race the Bears had to battle the Bruins neck and neck. With about 1000 meters to go Cal mustered up the strength to take the lead and finished the race nearly 3 seconds ahead of UCLA to clinch the first place win. The freshmen eight, however, lost to Washing- ton after a close race. The Huskies maintained a lead for the entirety of the race, jumping ahead even further in the home stretch to leave defending champion Cal with a second place finish. With two of three of Its teams fin- ishing first, though, Cal won the Pac-10 Cham- pionships with a final score of 68, 1 2 points higher than second place Washington and 1 5 points higher than third place USC Shortly after Pac-10 competition, the wom- en ' s crew team was selected to compete m the 2005 NCAA Division I Women ' s Rowing Cham- pionships by the NCAA Division I Women ' s Rowing Committee. Before the team traveled to Sacramento for the championship games. Head Coach Dave O ' Neill was honored with the Regional Coach of the Year award for all his achievements - leading the No 1 ranked wom- en ' s rowing team in the country and placing five rowers on the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association All-West Regional Team. The first round of NCAAs were a repeat of Pac-1 Os, with the varsity eight and second varsity eight winning their heats, and the freshmen eight falling second to only the Washington Huskies. At the final round of NCAA competition, the races were not so easy. The varsity four came in fourth place, behind Virginia. Brown and Washington Then the sec- ond varsity eight raced, and when California placed second to Virginia, the Bears ' much- coveted first place finish seemed even further lost to Virginia. The varsity eight knew they had to beat Virginia by at least two places to finish ahead in points to win the champion- ship When the Bears crossed the finish line in first and looked behind for Virginia, they were ecstatic to find Princeton, and then Harvard in second and third place, and Virginia finally in fourth. The Bears clinched their first-ever NCAA women ' s rowing championship that day Four Bears earned All-America honors, leading the nation with four on the first team list. Freshman Mara Ellen, who helped capture the NCAA championship, also receive the first Lexus Gauntlet scholarship for outstanding sportsmanship. Mara Allen Gina Antonini Kim Atkinson Courtney Beeclcler Meredith Berkson Kristin Brandt Barrett Briske Laura Browne Emily Burl ett Erin Calaro Justine Chan Kann Clifton Maggie Oevine Jeiena Djukic Robin Grossman Kristen Hextrum Remy Hitomi Natalie Jones Natasha LaBelle Liz Lee Jamie Lyon Eltssa Malmquist Naomi Markle Rebecca Meissner Kendall Micco Christian Morley Urseia Nicholson iva Obradovic Summer OWen }orf Ertn C)vefweg Becky Owens Lauren Owens Manah Reddick Cand ' ce Rediger Ehn Retnhardt All Seders Katie Sherman Ashley Smith Meghan SitDth Jessica Smith KaUe Swanson Laura Terhcytlefi BoMxTonell Enca van Steenis Kjylin Vander Schiiden Lindsey wall Salwie Zimnermann T MEN ' S GOLF by Dyan S. Ortiga The NCAA defending champion Bears had their work cut out for them this season, as they had only one returning player to lead them Head Coach Steve Desimone focused on " building this team around Jeff Hood. " the Senior All-American who was unanimously appointed team captain Senior All-American Hood was also AII-Pac-10 pick last year, after tying for 10th place at the NCAA champion- ships. Desimone added, in a preseason press conference. " Following Jeff, it is critical we identify and develop our next generation of players and have them ready to be competi- tive against the top connection We have a tremendous group of young players. We have five freshmen all capable of seeing substantial playing time this year We have some of the best young players in the West. " Freshmen Michael Jensen and Jeff Vetterick confirmed Desimone ' s statement in their per- formances at the Hall of Fame Invitational in Humble. Texas in late March. Jensen finished the first day of competition with Cal ' s best score of 77. tying for 63rd place. Hood fol- lowed behind closely with a score of 78 and a tie for 71 St place As a team, the Bears ranked 18th that day. but quickly they moved up to a 1 7th place ranking in the second day of com- petition Jensen led the Bears again, with a score of 69, moving him up to a 31 st place tie. On the third and final day of match play, Vet- terick shot the best of the Bears with a score of 71 Jensen placed 24th individ ually and the Bears, having improved with each passing day, finished in 15th of 19 teams. At the Western Intercollegiate in Santa Cruz, California later that week, Jensen led the Bears again After the first round, the Bears trailed only first place Cal Poly and UCLA and Jensen tied for eighth place after shooting even par 70 Cal fell behind, however, in sec- ond round play, and after ram cancelled the final round. Cal tied for 10th place of 18 to fin- ish the tournament Jensen ' s consistent game earned him an eighth place finish overall. Sophomore Brandon Beck made an impres- sive showing at the Pac-10 Championships in Walla Walla, Washington in April. On the par 71 course, with Jensen tied for second place, Beck hung on to a fourth place finish after two rounds of a 69 score After two rounds of com- petition Cal was tied with USC for third place, seven strokes behind UCLA and five behind Arizona State Beck finished the tournament tied for fifth, surpassing Jensen who tied for seventh. Beck posted a four-round total of 282 (69-69-72-72), 2 under par. to lead the Bears, who fell behind to an eighth place finish of the 10 teams. Hood was selected to continue onto the NCAA West Regional play in early May, as he had Cal ' s top score In five of the team ' s 1 1 tournaments In first round play at the par 70 course. Hood shot 7 over to tie for 1 lOth place. He improved dramatically on day two, shooting a 73, and thus moving to a tie for 82nd place He tied for 80th place at the con- clusion of the tournament. Chns Ancheia Brandon Beck KyteOowden Jeff Mood Michael lensen Daniel Kim David Lieber man Frednk Svanberg Lance Torrey Jeff Venefick Michael Wilson T WOMEN ' S GOLF Sofie Andersson Enu Chung Claire Dury Danielle Nash Jen Sanders Sophia Sheridan Mika Tdkayama Eunice Yum by Dyan S Ortiga Post-season play was the time for the Golden Bears to shine. After last season ' s No 3 national ranking and fourth place finish at NCAAs, the No, 26 ranked Bears looked to uphold their reputation and deliver a compara- tive performance At the Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton. where the Bears hosted the Pac-10 Champion- ships. Cal finished In eighth place after the first round of play. Coach Nancy McDaniel reported the Bears ' 1 7-over par score was due to pres- sure of being the host, and assured them that if they " got off to a better start and avoided the bunkers " they would greatly improve In the second day of competition The Bears, having followed McDanlel ' s counsel, improved to a sixth place finish the next day. " We were more relaxed today It was a small step in the right direction. " Juniors Sophia Sheridan and Sofie Anderrson led the Bears at 13th and 14th place finishes with scores of 148 and 150. re- spectively. Cal continued its plight up the rank- ings, and finished fifth at the conclusion of the tournament, Sheridan led Cal by tying for 1 1 th at 3-over par and Freshman Enu Chung posted her best collegiate finish, at 13th place. Ander- sson was named second team AII-Pac-10 while Sheridan earned honorable mention. Their fifth place finish also marked the fourth straight top-five showing for the Bears at a conference tournament, Cal was chosen by the NCAA selection com- mittee as the No, 7 seed for the NCAA West Re- gionals. where 20 teams would compete at the New Mexico State University Golf Course In Las Cruces. New Mexico The Bears were honored with their sixth straight regional selection and looked to earn their fifth consecutive spot at the NCAA Championships. Sheridan stole the show and claimed the re- gional individual title by a generous margin of five shots over Tennessee ' s Violeta Retamoza This marked Sheridan ' s first collegiate tour- nament win and she also became the first Cal women ' s golfer to win an NCAA regional crown. " The entire week I didn ' t look at the re- sult sheets, " Sheridan said " I |ust focused on each shot today and kept thinking about the team qualifying for NCAAs " Cal finished third of the 20 teams and earned the fifth straight trip to the NCAA Championships McDaniel re- marked, " For her (Sheridan) first collegiate win to come in the postseason Is extra special. " At the NCAA Championships in Sunriver, Or- egon, at the Sunriver Resort, four of Cal ' s five golfers placed in the top-30 Senior Claire Dury paved the way for the Bears with a sixth place finish, an emotional finish for the graduating senior who enjoyed so many victories with Cal and McDaniel. Sheridan tied 1 other golfers, including ASU ' s Louise Stable, the nation ' s No.l player, for 16th place Chung, who came to Cal as New Zealand ' s No 1 amateur player, tied teammate Andersson for 27th. Dury earned Ail-American honorable mention hon- ors at the banquet that evening In June, Dury, Andersson and Sophomore Mika Takayama also earned honorable mention Pac-lO All-Aca- demic honors. SPRING SEASON MEN ' S TENNIS Patrick Briaud ' ler Bro«vne actav Burger . ennart Maack • en Nakahara .irou Nakajima Conor Niland lohnPetrit Daniel Sebescen Dean Wallace by Libby Hutter The Men ' s Tennis team worked their way into the 2nd round of the NCAA Men ' s Tennis Championships this year, but their season was ended by a loss to No 9 UCLA The match was a tight squeeze of a win for UCLA The Bruins won two of the three doubles matches and four of the six singles matches. In the 1 St round of the tournament the Men ' s Ten- nis team defeated San Diego State 4-1 . Even though the Men ' s Tennis team ' s season ended Cal did send two Golden Bears, Patrick Briaud and Conor Niland on to the 2005 NCAA Cham- pionships singles tournament and the 2005 NCAA Championships doubles tournament At the singles tournament Conor Niland, ranked 13 In the nation, made it to the Round of 32 Round where he lost to Harvard ' s Jonathan Chu In the doubles tournament Conor Niland and Patrick Briaud, which were ranked 13 in the nation as a duo fell in the Round of 32 to Arkansas ' Rojan Gajjar and Adrians Zguns. Niland and Briaud were quite the duo. Ni- land was named first team AII-Pac-10 while Bri- aud was named honorable mention AII-Pac-10 along with another teammate, Lennart Maack. Niland who is No. 1 3 in the nation competed in the semifinals before he lost in the Pac-10 In- dividual Championships Another accomplish- ment of Niland and Briaud was that they were named the Pac-10 Co-Doubles Team of the Year for last year ' s season This year Briaud also received the ITA Arthur Ashe Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship for the West Region and Niland was given the title as the West Region ' s Player to Watch. Both of these honors are prestigious for a tennis player and Cal IS honored that its tennis players have achieved such a level of excellence. In Men ' s Tennis this year they had an excit- ing match against Cal ' s rival Stanford The Golden Bears defeated the No 1 6 Cardinals with two wins on the doubles courts and four wins on the singles courts That was the Men ' s Tennis team ' s fourth win in a row; the wins included No. 6 UCLA, No. 38 Arizona State, and No 13 USC The won over No 6 UCLA really brought Cal to its feet Before the win Cal was at No. 34, but after taking down UCLA with a score of 4-3 Cal ' s record improved to 9-9 overall This allowed the Men ' s Tennis team to improve their ranking by a landslide In the end of the season they finished with a ranking of 24 in the Pac-10 and with an overall record of 12-10. WOMEN ' S TENNIS by Libby Hutter In the NCAA Championships the Women ' s Tennis team fell to No. 8 Georgia. This left their overall record at 14-9 and they exited the season with a ranking of 24 in the Pac-1 0, Sadly in the NCAA Championships the team lost in the Round of 1 6 to the Bulldogs with losses on the doubles and singles courts. Even though the Women ' s Tennis team lost overall, freshman Suzi Babos was selected to play in the 2005 NCAA Singles Champion- ships and she moved past Round 64. but lost in Round 32 to a Stanford player. However Babos didn ' t leave this season empty handed. She was one of Cal ' s most highly decorated freshman tennis players; she was named ITA National Player to Watch, Pac-1 Freshman of the Year, and first team AII-Pac-10. Her ending record for the season was 33-10. All of the Women ' s Tennis team deserves recognition for their effort put forth during the season. Head Coach Jan Brogan ' s philosophy for her tennis team is just that, to make the players feel like they are involved in a team sport not a sport with a bunch of individuals playing under the same group name Coach Brogan wanted all of her players to improve not just in the tennis arena, but in the arena of life. She wanted her players to leave the courts as great people and take that greatness back to their everyday lives. According to her the tennis program was about winning, but a more important objective for her team was to have them improve and grow as people It sounds like this is the kind of coach that every player dreams of One of the more exciting matches that happened in Women ' s Tennis this year was their match against No 2 Northwestern. In the singles courts quite an upset occurred for Northwestern when Babos, the nation ' s No 4 player, defeated Audra Cohen the nation ' s No 3 player. Monica Wiesener, Cristina Visicu, dnu Jessica Shu all won their singles matches as well causing Northwestern to fall to Cal. Unfortunately later in the season the Women ' s Tennis team fell to No. 1 Stanford. Everyone knows Cal hates to fall to our rivals, the Cardinals With five losses on the singles courts and two losses on the doubles courts the Cardinals took the win. The Women ' s Ten- nis team put forth a good effort with two dif- ficult wins, but it ' s quite understandable that that wasn ' t enough to defeat the No. 1 team. Overall the Women ' s Tennis team had a pretty good record for the season however they fell from their previous ranking of 14 to 24 The team had to overcome the loss of their best player Raquel KopsJones who grad- uated last year, but despite that the Women ' s Tennis team put forth their efforts as a team and came out of the season with a very re- spectable record. bLiZi BaDOS Brooke Bonsotf Hilary Englert Stephanie Kusano Tiffany Lee Stephanie Manasse Manon RavelOfaona essica Shu Cristina Visico Monica Wiesener T LACROSSE by Libby Hutter Climbing all the way to the top the Wom- en ' s Lacrosse team fell just before reaching the top of the peak In the final round of the 2005 MPSF Championship the Women ' s La- crosse team lost to No. 19 Stanford The Car- dinals got ahead in the beginning of the match by 3 points and stayed ahead the entire game; the ending score was 1 2-9 The Women ' s La- crosse team was the defending champion this year but now Stanford has taken that from the Golden Bears. This was the fourth time in the past five years that the Cardinals defeated the Golden Bears in a conference final. The Women ' s Lacrosse team is one smart bunch of young women Eleven of these Gold- en Bears were named to the 2005 Academic All-MPSF Team The players were Molly Brady, Meghan Bushnell. Megan Cavalier. Laura Cavallo, Erin Hafkenschiel, Hilary Lynch, Liz, Reifsnyder, Sunne Smith, Schuyler Sokolow, Erica Verdin, and Leanne Zilioli. Three of the members of the Women ' s Lacrosse were also MPSF Players of the Week this season They were Cavallo, Reifsnyder, and Jocelyn Paul These young athletes all received this honor because of their tremendous talents on and off the field. Cavallo is second in Cal ' s history with the most goals scored in a single game, her tally in at 7 goals scored in a single game Reifsnyder was the only player this year that was named MPSF Player of the Week more than once Also the Women ' s Lacrosse team has had more conference player of the week honors this year than any other team in the conference One of the Women ' s Lacrosse team ' s assis- tant coaches was greatly honored this season. Assistant Coach Quinn Carney was given a spot on the US World Cup Team This was her second time on the US. World Cup team, her first being in 2001 She was a two-time All- American at Maryland where she attended college and she won four NCAA Champion- ships. The Women ' s Lacrosse team here at Cal has quite a coach working for them. In Cal ' s first game against Stanford this sea- son the Women ' s Lacrosse team let victory slip from their fingertips They were up 10-9, but in the last three minutes of the game the Car- dinals squeezed in two goals and took the win. Cavallo and Zilioli scored two goals apiece in the match, but it just wasn ' t quite enough to keep Stanford at bay At the end of the season the Women ' s Lacrosse team walked away with the overall record of 12-7 In the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Cal ' s team was ranked 2nd this sea- son under Stanford. The Women ' s Lacrosse team started off their season with an on and off record, losing some and winning some, but in the end of the season even though they lost to Stanford they came out strong with a No. 2 ranking. LizReilsnyaef AUdL DanntZuraiow Midfield Meghan Bushnell Defender Leanne Zilioli Midfield Aitack Hilary Lynch Goalie Laura Cavallo Midfield Willa Lee Attack Jocelyn Paul Midfield Enn Hafkenschiel Midfield Bnltanv Aungier Attack Mary Downs Defender Schuyler SoVolow Midfieid Oelendef Enca Verdin Defender Jenny Cooper MidfiekJrDefender Cnsten Andrews Midfield Kalhfyn Lindler MidSeidiDelender Meghan Cavalier Defender Sunne Smith Midfield Moily Brady Attack T ATHLETICS RUGBY by Libby Hutter The National Collegiate Championship for rugby was played by, was fought by, and was won by Cal ' s Men ' s Rugby team. Cal ' s defen- sive line was impossible to get through for the University of Utah, but Cal ' s offense was also playing at its best because Utah had a horrible time holding on to the ball. The Men ' s Rugby team earned themselves the 21 st National Title over Utah with the game ' s final score coming out to 44-7. Senior Tony Vontz was the star of the Tournament; he was named Tour- nament MVP and at the end of the game his teammates cheered around the field with him on their shoulders In an exciting match against Stanford the Men ' s Rugby team once again took home the victory Axe The Golden Bears scored about one point every minute in that match and the team ' s Head Coach Jack Clark according to a quote he said in another article thought his team had tons of velocity, but that they weren ' t being accurate enough. With an end- ing score of 82-5 the Men ' s Rugby team was doing something right in that match. Cal ' s Men ' s Rugby team is an amazing bunch of athletes that were definitely put into the right sport. This season they won all of their matches except for one The one loss that the Men ' s Rugby team suffered was given to them by the University of British Columbia and it was a close match with the final score being 20-1 7. Cal ' s team was also missing two players at that match due to injuries. Although Cal lost, they still won the World Cup over the University of British Columbia. The Men ' s Rugby team defeated the University of British Columbia in Februrary of 2005 the Thunder- birds would have had to defeat Cal by over 10 points and they were only able to defeat Cal by 3 points therefore Cal took home the Cup Some of the rugby team ' s star players were senior Tony Vontz, Mike MacDonald, Joel Dl- Giorgio, Cyrus Dorosti, and Marc Tausend All five of there players were chosen for 2004 All- American honors; this was the third year that Zach Abbott Dave Anderson KC Arnold Kyle Balough Jim Barrett Ross Biestman Chns Biller Andrew Blair Ciiase Brogan Pat Castles Joel DiGiorglo Ryan Donnelly Cyrus Dorosti Anthony Estrelia Daniel Grinter Chns Gurectci Andy Hanks Logan Howard Paul Jesseman Andrew Johnson Miles Jones Shar-Lo Kelly Scott Kidd Ross Kilroy Pat King Jacob oberdanz Kevin Kroll John Kuhns Nick LaBountv Jason Lee Andrew Lindsey Brian McClenahan Ryan Miller Ryan Miller Connor O ' Brien Dorian Pieracci Rikus Pretorius Brad Rinker lames Sehr Chns Sherrard Jay Smith Jacob Stanfiil Louis stanfiil Cody Stevens Anthony Tedesco Barron Vaught Anthony Vontz Colin Walker Robert Weedon Joe Welch Sean Wilhelmy Brendan Wright Lucas Yancey Nick Yancey Ron Yokbailis Scrumhalf Flyhalf Wing Flanker Prop Flanker Flanker Fullback Fullback Flyhalf Scrumhalf Center Prop Prop Flanker Center Wing Wing Flyhalf lock Scrumhalf Lock Wing Wing Prop Center Prop Prop Hooker Flanker Scrumhalf Flanker Prop Prop Wins Fullback Wing Flanker Lock Hooker Wing Flanker Lock Lock Flanker Center Flanker Lock Hooker Prop Center Flanker Flanker Scrumhalf Scrumhalf Wing Center Tausend has been chose, and the second year that Vontz and DiGiorgio were chosen. In all of the matches that the Men ' s Rugby team won this season they won by at least 35 points with the exception of two matches where they won by 30 points and 1 points. In their overall season the Men ' s Rugby team ' s record was 20-1 . The level at whi ch this team performed this season was absolutely extraor- dinary and on top of doing as well as they did this season the Men ' s Rugby team had to work with a lot of their players being injured Play- ers Tony Vontz, Louis Stanfiil, Marc Tausend, and Jake Stanfiil were all injured during the season In seasons to come hopefully the Men ' s Rugby team can keep doing as well as they ' ve done this season, but that probably won ' t be a problem because this team of young athletes is at the top of their game and they are going to stay there. SPRING SEASON TRACK FIELD by Dyan S Ortiga At the 1 1 1th Big Meet between the Califor- nia Golden Bears and the rival Stanford Car- dinals, the men ' s competition came down to a slender margin. Since a dual meet is scored out of 1 63 points, it takes at least 82 points to win. The Cal men ' s track and field team won by a final score of 85-78. while the women fell to the Cardinals, 97-66. Regardless of whether or not they beat their opponent, many of the Golden Bears posted career and or seasonal best times. Key performances from Cal include Junior Paul Teinert, Sophomore Adam Burgh and junior Jonas Hallgrimsson in men ' s javelin. Teinert won easily, while Burgh and Hallgrimsson kept Stanford ' s javelin throwers from scoring by taking second and third place. In the long jump, despite cool temperatures and strong headwinds, freshman Rashaad Nunnally scored a seasonal best of 23-5.5. Senior Bran- don Williams eventually cleared 23-8 to pass teammate Nunnally, and the two gave Cal a 1-2 finish. Junior Antonette Carter and Sophomore Elzunia Lamb faced equally difficult headwinds as the men, but managed to take second and third place Lamb posted a seasonal best of 1 9-5.25 and Carter jumped 1 9-7 shortly be- fore she joined her teammates in the 4x1 00 meter relay. A final exchange on the back turn between Senior Shannan Hawes and Carter caused Cal to lose some momentum, so Carter, despite her astounding speed, could not cover lost time as anchor and crossed the finish line second to Stanford ' s team The men ' s 4x100 meter relay also proved to be an exciting race Sophomore Ben Karl was quick out of the blocks and gave the Bears a comforting edge over Stanford Two clean handoffs later, third leg Nunally exchanged the baton with anchor Thomas Mack, a sopho- more, who had to uphold the meager Cali- fornia lead Mack crossed the finish line )ust 05 seconds before Stanford to win the race and give Cal Its best relay time of the season. -- 1. r. J. T. I- T. J- rr T. i.J ' J ' ' • v_ 40.64. Junior Bridget Duffy helped the women score, by running a season best of 429. 07 in the 1 500 meter and finishing third. Also scor- ing for the women was Junior Osarhiemen Omwang he in the 100 meter hurdles, winning the race with a 13.94 time against a 1 .4 m s headwind Freshman Alysia Johnson tailed to Stanford runners to most of the 400 meter race, until she began to kick and moved up on the Cardinals with 150 meters left. Johnson passed the Stanford runner in second place and finished second with a personal record of 54 08. Senior Chloe Jarvis also trailed a Cardi- nal for 600 meters of an 800 meter race, after which she coolly passed the opponent and won the race to score for the women Both the men and women Bears shut the Cardinals down in the 400 meter hurdles Senior Brooke Meredith and Omwanghe took first and second for the women, while Sopo- homores Thomas Mack, Craig Woods and Freshman Yahya Abdul-Mateen won the men ' s 1 -2-3 to close-out Stanford ioa - ' 03a issi x: .. C ' fW« »«iy V-tO- mStXtm %9i ATHLETICS MEN ' S DIVING Nathaniel Dean Louie Gagnet Javier Rivas Mark Wes WOMEN ' S DIVING Katy Banks Tara Capsuto Lila Korpell 193 4 If SI ■ f i. GREEKS •V - w. :?. iJri ' . ;.v - -S ' o m m Time for a Change by Stacey Sperling - ( When reflecting upon the Panhel- lenic Sorority recruitment process at UC Berkeley in 2004, the Panhellenic Executive Council realized that it was time for a change. After attending the Western Regional Greek Leader- ship Conference and hearing of the technological strides that had been made across college campuses, it was decided that implementing the online Recruitment program was the place to start. From there, many other initiatives were taken from new partnerships to changes in the Recruitment schedule. These modifications proved to be successful and aided in welcom- ing a large new member class into the Panhel- lenic community this past fall. Previously, the tools used throughout the Recruitment process could have been viewed as archaic. From hard-copy registration forms that were then individually transferred into a computer database to a scantron machine tracking Recruitment schedules, the methods, though reliable, were inefficient and needed to be updated. Thus, after careful consideration, research, and approval by the Recruitment Chairs of the Panhellenic community, Panhellenic adopted Interactive Collegiate Solutions (ICS). ICS Is an online tool that is used by over 50 Panhellenic and Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) communities nation-wide to assist the management of Re- cruitment ICS allowed potential new members to register online as well as enabled the Panhel- lenic VP Membership, Panhellenic Advisor, and chapter Recruitment Chairs to track the regis- tration and attendance of these potential new members as well as contact them via email throughout the Recruitment process. Potential new members were no longer subject to paper registration made available at CalSO (Cal Stu- dent Orientation) and Recruitment Chairs were no longer up until all hours of the night submit- ting Recruitment informa tion by hand. Potential new members reported an affin- ity to the ease and convenience of the online form and Recruitment Chairs noted they were able to make use of their Recruitment prepa- ration and execution time in a more efficient manner From here, ICS will be used to keep a data base of the members of the Panhellenic community and will continue to be utilized dur- ing the Recruitment process. The next change the chapter Recruitment chairs decided upon was the split of Unity Day into two separate days. Previously, Unity Day consisted of an 8hour process during which all potential new members visited all 1 2 of the Panhellenic chapters on the first day of Recruitment It had been reported in previous years ' Recruitment that this day was overwhelming for both potential new mem- bers and active members and attributed to a high withdrawal rate With Unity Day split into two days, potential members would visit six chapters on one day and the remaining six they had not visited yet on the second. The Panhellenic community ' ■ ■ ' . - r saw a significant decrease in the rate of with- drawal after Unity Day and both potential new members and active members expressed their approval of the modification Another new aspect to the Recruitment process this past year was the Greek Com- munity ' s partnership with the Athletic De- partment. In 2004 the Greek Community and the Cal Athletic Department began worlcing together to strengthen each other ' s presence on campus through events such as the Cal Greeks participating in a half-time show during a football game and the Athletic Department advertising sporting events directly to the Greek Community. During the Recruitment pe- riod the Athletic Department and the Panhel- lenic and IFC Communities worked together to inform their supporters of the other. This was visible with Panhellenic and IFC being present with Recruitment information at the Pigskin Pigout where the Cal Athletic Department in- vited students and their families to watch the football team practice, hear football coach ieff Tedford speak, and have dinner provided by Baja Fresh. All in all, the initiatives taken in 2004 by Pan- hellenic to improve the Recruitment process proved to be successful for everyone involved Registration rates increased, retention rates increased, and the Panhellenic community con tinued to grow It will be exciting to see where the future Panhellenic Executive Councils and Panhellenic Communities take the Recruitment process next. T Sf ,»-tr - 1 » ' »■ ' •=.%. m W JUL a Greeksof the Futu, Since the first day I came to Cal, I knew I was destined to become a fraternity man. Being a Cal Greek is a lifestyle that enhances each student ' s college experience. Not only that, but it is a commitment and obligation to the experiences that will last a lifetime which Cal Greeks find so appealing. However, it takes much effbrt to enlighten those who are new students or those who are Simply unaccustomed to the Cal Greek lifestyle. For years now, widespread stereotypes have led the Cal Greek Community to see a trend of depreciating interest In going Greek. It Is not the same Greek Community we have heard so many great stories about decades ago. As times are changing, we as Cal Greeks are mov- ing forward with this constant evolution. As a member of the Class of 2005, and for those of us that have been here for the past sev- eral years, we have begun to see an increase in Cal Greeks being involved within their chapters, in numerous student groups, in the ASUC, and In athletics. It is the involvement in the Greek Com- munity that has an increasing commitment to leadership and academics that is reflective in our passion to become effective leaders and studi- ous Individuals And how this has been achieved has been due to the internal changes we as Cal Greeks have made, to make certain our way of life is reflective of a true image to all. Recruit- ment Is not only during the first few weeks of each semester, it is a year-round endeavor Cal Greeks are welcoming and very inter- ested In meeting all Cal Students. Fraternity chapters catered to the needs of the new faces and looked to foster those young men into respectable Cal Greeks. New partnerships with student groups, the University and Cal Athletics this year allowed us to reach every student who we saw as a potential Cal Greek. With solidarity and one image between fraternities and sororities, we were still able to provide the diversity Internally for all students who wished to become part of such great or- ganizations. It was due to the hard work of our leaders on the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Pan- hellenic and chapter members that our numbers increased, our academics were strengthened, we raised more money and servied progressively more noble causes, became more involved in friendly competition through sports, and contin- ued to be strong leaders in our communities. During times of great adversity, the men and women of the Cal Greek Community de- cided to come together and convey a single message. This all began early in the previous year, where brainstorming led to innovation, and eventually collaborative Implementation. We utilized technology to communicate our message. Revamping the website was essential. With the creativity of our public relations group work, we created the now mainstream Cal Greek icon. This alone stands as a simple symbol, but the actions which followed were ex- traordinary and relevant The IFC and Panhellenic Councils made a solid presence by distributing Information and holding various opportunities to meet with current Cal Greeks in open sessions during Cal Day, even CalSO, and Welcome Week. To strengthen these peer to peer efforts, we also sent out postcards encouraging incoming students to checkout the Cal Greek system for all it has to offer Students were able to then sign up for voluntary registration via, allowing chapters to have contact information available for them prior to official recruitment dates in the fall. Chapter house tours, newspaper advertisements and flyering continued through- out the first weeks of the fall semester. As Recruitment was underway, the IFC Ex- ecutive Committee monitored and enforced all dry recruitment regulations to avoid any violations and encourage a substance-free Recruitment Week. As usual, many chapters violated such rules and received appropriate sanctions by both the IFC and the University. As a result, immediately following these publicized incidents, fraternity chapters looked to encour- age rushees via interesting events such as movie nights, bowling, and barbeques. These were effective alternatives to the traditional underground parties which were controversial. Moving away from such old tactics further en- hanced the positive and proactive image of the Cal Greek Community as a whole. With all the hardship we as Cal Greeks have faced over the past year we were aware of the treacherous downfalls that could occur, but t e- came more knowledgeable and willing to work with our extensive network of resources and partnerships to ensure that Cal Greeks continued to strive! Due to who we are and what we have done together. I am proud to see our efforts making a difference and as a result am glad to be a Cal Greek! A Greek Education BEARS and After Hours aim to create a culture of safety by Tiffany Thornton BEARS (Berkeley ' s Educational Alcohol Responsibility Seminars) is a program about alcohol awareness, and After Hours addresses issues of rape and sexual assault. The program provided peer education classes for members of the Greek community on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. BEARS was established in 1998 in order to increase alcohol awareness and the responsible use of alcohol It was started by a sorority member who attended a Greek leadership conference and returned to Berkeley, hoping to address a major problem within the Berkeley Greek community. Greek students converged upon the Tang Center every Wednesday night in order to learn more about the effects of alcohol and how to be more responsible with alcohol. Over the course of the semester, guest lecturers taught students about the effects of alcohol on the body, what to do when a friend has had too much to drink, and sexual assault Jenna Hymanson, a third year majoring in mass communications, was a BEARS coordinator her sophomore year " The main goal of BEARS, contrary to what people might think, is not about prohibition, but the program is really focused on prevention, " she said. " It ' s about helping each other realize a bad situation when it arises and what to do in that situation " At the end of the semester, the students enrolled in the class went out into the Greek community and the dormitones to share with their fellow fraternity and sorority members what they learned Students of the BEARS program also went to each Greek house on campus and present information about what constitutes binge dnnking, situations in which one should not drink, and how to lessen the effects of alcohol Houses were required to have a large number of members present at this presentation In order to hold any social events the following year Typically, each of the five groups of presenters gives five to six presentations each semester Coordinators provided examples of past presentations and provided guidelines as to what is to be expected to be conveyed to the community. Each group of presenters decided how they wished to present their material and engage their audience, whether it is asking the audience what they associate with varying degrees of inebriation or asking everyone to stand on one side of the room and walk to the other when they have experienced different scenarios that were presented. " We are always open to new opinions. " said Hymanson " That ' s what we really look for when we recruit new people into the program because we want creativity, we want people who are excited to teach things in new ways It gets bonng when you hear the same thing over and over " A common theme throughout all of the presentations, however, was prevention. For example, what is called the " left lateral " is often taught to the houses If a friend is unconscious due to intoxication, members of the Greek community are instructed to leave the person on their left side and position their arms and legs in certain ways to stabilize them The presenters also taught their peers ways to determine whether someone has passed out and was in need of an ambulance Hymanson was in the program the spring of her first year before she became a coordinator for both semesters of her sophomore year. To help train her to be a coordinator. Hymanson was paired with a coordinator two years older who had more knowledge about how the Greek community worked, which provided a different perspective than her own vision of the community " I know the program is effective, even if in the smallest ways People have come up to me and said. Thank you so much I used the left lateral. ' or ' Thank you so much. I knew exactly when to call the police and this person got help, and they were okay ' People have T turned grave situations around with the help of what we ' ve taught them. People feel more comfortable going to parties or being in that situation because they know what to do, " said Hymanson. After Hours is a peer education program that addresses the issue of sexual assault. It was started in 2000 by a few members of Chi Omega sorority and is part of the Health Promotion Unit at the Tang Center with the goal of mal ing a positive difference within the community. Topics that are covered by After Hours peer educators include gender roles and socialization, rape culture in the media, legal definitions of rape, consent and coercion, surviving sexual assault and how to help survivors, healthy relationships, and body image. The goal is to create an easy, relaxed atmosphere so that students can create a dialogue on these challenging issues. Students read articles on these topics and were asked to keep a journal about how issues discussed in the articles resonate with them. According to Jamie Dolkas, a peer educator for the class, the goal of the class is " to get people together, to make them comfortable with each other, and make them really debate issues facing the Greek community such as problematic gender roles, drug and alcohol abuse, and the prevalence of sexual assault. The class is all about bringing awareness to an issue that doesn ' t get talked about enough. " Dolkas. a fourth year majoring in women ' s studies, became a coordinator for After Hours because she realized how important the class is In order to become a coordinator, after taking the class, she gave presentations to other houses about sexual assault. There are only a few coordinators each semester, which made the process is fairly selective. Dolkas hoped that the class has a great impact on the larger Greek community She said, " The best thing about this class is that even if only a few people take it from a house, they will go back and hopefully have a good influence on that house. If they hear somebody talking about sex in a derogatory way or see someone taking advantage of a drunk person, hopefully they will intervene and make a difference The class teaches people to prevent assaults in their own houses and help any friends they have who are survivors It also gets people to talk about these issues that are so often ignored And BEARS coordinators instruct fraternity and sorority members of the dangers of over-Intoxication and ways to recognize dangerous situations I think it forces people to examine their own sex lives and make sure they are engaging in healthy practices. " The class creates an open forum for men and women to discuss issues of rape and sexual assault and dispel many of the misconceptions of the other gender Much of sexual assault involves issues of communication, and the class opens up avenues of communication between men and women. Dolka was pleased by what she as seen in her classmates " This class has given me the chance to talk about these issues with men, and often men who haven ' t been indoctrinated in the politically correct way of speaking I appreciate their honesty and have overall been pleasantly surprised at the amount of concern and interest on the part of male students It ' s a relief to see that men care A BEARS coordinator demonstrates tfie left lateral tecfinique that can be used to stabilize a person who has consumed too much alcohol However, the most important lesson was to prevent overconsumption in the first place about this stuff too. " After a semester of being a student in After Hours, students are qualified to be a part of the presentation group The group designs a presentation and goes to various Greek houses, or even clubs and sports teams, to talk about sexual assault. By creating an open forum for discussion, increasing awareness, and teaching preventative tools, the peer educators hope to make Cal a safer place. Not only do these classes deal with major issues within the Greek community, as well as the campus as a whole, but help students to become effective leaders and better public speakers. In addition, BEARS and After Hours encourage greater unity within the Greek community because it provides an opportunity to meet members from other houses. T m im ' fi ' GOING GREEK AT THE M, AMDS by Tiffany Thornton ' TEAM Cal provides Greek members with a weekend of leadership, community, unity, and teamwork The Marin Headlands was overrun with Cal Greeks on Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6, 2005 for TEAM Cal. This event was started in 1997 with the goals of providing participants the opportunity to learn more about themselves, develop leadership and life skill, build positive relationships between individuals, promote cohesiveness within the community, and create dynamic change and positive growth within the Greek community and beyond. After the Opening Ceremony, those at TEAM Cal were given half of a card and instructed to find the person who had the other half of their card. The pair then became Greek Allies, who were supposed to get to know each other better throughout the weel end and help each other carry out their plans for the Greek community upon returning to Berkeley Greek Allies were also supposed to be there for each other to call upon to discuss issues pertaining to campus. TEAM Cal provides an opportunity for members of the Greek community to hone their leadership skills, reflect on the changes they want to see made within the community, and finding means to implement those changes Each participant had to create an Action Plan which delineated a particular course of action to enact change within the Greek system. Some of the Action Plans from this year ' s TEAM Cal have already been implemented. Nick Adiers Action Plan was to create a festival that was free for all Greek members and would unify the community and allow them to have a good time His Action Plan took the form of Greek Fest. which was held on Lower Sproul Plaza on Thursday, April 28. Greek members jumped around in a bounce house. Sumo wrestled, listened to bands, and had discounted drinks from the Bear ' s Lair. Progressive dinner, where one sorority goes to another for dinner and then returns to their house to have desert with the first sorority, is another product of a TEAM Cal Action Plan Participants at TEAM Cal were challenged T FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2005 5:00p Student Registration 6:00 Opening Ceremony and Greek Ally Pairing 6:30 Dinner 7:30 Huddle 1 (Small Group Meeting) 8:45 Challenging the Process: The Great Debate 10 00 Huddle 2 (Small Group Meeting) 10:45 Bonfire SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2005 8:00a Breakfast 9:00 Leadership Practices Inventory 10 40 Challenge Hike and Lunch 1 30p Break 2:00 Inspiring a Shared Vision; Developing Your Plan Huddle 3 (Small Group Meeting) Enabling Others to act; The Change Process Unstructured Time Community Reflection Dinner Modeling the Way; Taking Action Huddle 4 (Small Group Meeting) .2:45 Uab 00 00 30 30 30 J 0:30 Club TEAM ■j -?cr-_.-v t_,i i UNOAY, MARCH 6, 200S— qreakfast 9 nn Encouraging the Heart; Taking it Home Huddle 5 (Small Group Meetir " ' to become better leaders. They were told to challenge the process, search for challenging oppor tunities to change and grow, and to experiment, take risks, and learn from the accompanying mistakes. Participants envisioned an uplifting future and solicited others to help them in achieving their shared vision. Teamwork and collaboration was another major theme to the leadership that was being taught, which can effectively be accomplished through shared goals, trust, and an equitable distribution of power. Participants were expected to lead the way by setting examples and behaving in ways consistent with shared values and to achieve small gains that continually promote progress As the final component of their leadership. Since 1997. Cal Greeks have participated in TEAM Cal. a weekend-long leadership retreat. This year, the event was held at the scenic Mann Headlands just across San Fran- cisco Bay from Berkeley TEAM Cal participants pose for a picture on the last day of events Among the activities planned were hikes, seminars, and bonfires The weekend allowed Greeks from various houses to spend time together. they were told to recognize individual contributions and celebrate accomplishments regularly. The University has a negative view of the Greek system, and TEAM Cal worked to start changing the connotation of being Greek to be more positive. " The University thinks that there is just hazing and underage drinking. They don ' t really see the good that we do: the philanthropy, the community service, the positive events that we put on, " said Moreno Many of the executive members of the Interfraternlty Council and Panhellenic as well as executive board members from many of the Greek houses attended TEAM Cal " I went to TEAM Cal thinking it was going to just be a leadership conference, " said Valine Moreno, a freshman majoring In history and Spanish " But there were members from IFC, Panhellenic Board, and people that were interested in those positions In the future I was there representing the future of Chi Omega, learning how to work with different sororities and fraternities and the leaders within those groups " Another major goal of TEAM Cal was to promote unity within the Greek system and make it a more inclusive system as well as strengthen the system. Participants were assigned to groups comprised of members from different houses. These groups met everyday, attended workshops, and went on hikes. There were even Greek team-building activities. Sleeping arrangements promoted unity as well. All the women slept In one large room, as did all the men. Of course, the bonds that are formed at a weekend like this are unforgettable. " The best thing about TEAM Cal was the friends that I made, " said Moreno. " I also brought back a lot of amazing ideas for my house that I have already started to put into action and which I hope I can do more when I have a leadership position within the house. " After 8 am wake-up calls and days filled with workshops and team building, participants were exhausted from a weekend of fun but at the same time extremely enthusiastic about how they could be the face of change for the Greek system. Armed with new friendships and new ideas, these weary TEAM Calers returned to Berkeley, ready to revamp the Greek community. 201 ae SkT-AXr] I iii On the Catwalk Alpha Omicron Pi hosts a fashion show for charity by Stephanie Pace Alpha Omicron Pi held its second annual " Catwalk for a Cure " charity fashion show Thursday, April 7th at the serene and classy Bancroft Hotel. All proceeds, which totaled over $1 .000, were thereafter dutifully donated to AOPI ' s national philanthropies, the Arthritis Research and the Juvenile Arthritis Foundation. Tickets, each including a raffle ticket, sold for SS apiece, giving guests the opportunity to see four different clothing segments — casual, social, professional, and formal — and performances by Solari, Artists in Resonance, Noteworthy Chris Ayers, and For Christ ' s Sake. The hit advertising line on the flyer was " Come see models from Cal ' s Greek community and the football team wearing the latest trends from designer companies. There will be raffle prizes and more! " Every year, each AOPI chapter at universities nationwide hold annual philanthropies, like UC Berkeley ' s " Catwalk for a Cure. " to raise money to benefit those suffering from this degenerative disease that affects over 40 million people nationwide Representatives from ten sororities on campus, including three % " of AOPI ' s own women, modeled the clever and edgy fashions of Cuffz by Linz. Gytha Mander. Kleen, and Rojas and the keen and stylish Ted Baker, Casual Corner. Jessica Mcclintock. and the Men ' s Wearhouse Models pranced down the catwalk, single-handedly capturing the audience ' s attention with their stunning " Martlr Barfly " handcuff bags, currently sported by Pari! Hilton and Lindsay Lohan and previewed in Star style. In Touch, and the VH1 Music Awards, by Lindsey Shelton. designer of Cuffz by Linz which has invaded the fashion markets in Pans. Londor and Milan and not to mention the infamously impenetrable LA area. Others were escorted T 1 l J Three models from Alpha Omicron Pi show off designer clothing on the stage at the Bancroft Hotel. Behind the scenes of the show sorority members contributed countless hours to ensure a smooth performance. Tiffany Hsu and Stephanie Pace help each other apply makeup before the big show. by equally handsome models, several of them being AOPI ' s own charismatic houseboys. Senior Katherine Harrison-Adcock, a member of AOPI. compiled a coveted medley of designer labels for her ■■casual " set, stealing posh and sophisticated clothing pieces from some of the newest and most sensible stores in the Bay area, such as Gytha Mander, Kleen and Rojas The unknown and yet exotic clothing labels impressed the audiences, since as it requires a certain level of persistence and persuasion to involve great clothing names in one sorority philanthropic event and in a period of only six months. The preparation for such an event demanded the integration, interdependence, and full participation of each member of the AOPI, such as recruiting volunteers for the event, publicizing on campus and within the Greek community, and purchasing tickets themselves, and of course the hyper-split of nearly 100 girls into specific committees like philanthropy and publicity. The women were ecstatic to discover that all the seats at the hotel were filled and that the three MC s for the night, one of which was V P of recruitment officer Erica Turcios, were doing a fabulous job at entertaining and keeping the audience laughing ' ■Organizing Catwalk was such a great experience, " said Philanthropy chair Diana Yan " This year ' s event grew and expanded in all areas. It brought together so many different groups and people — Cal ' s Greek community, designer companies, fashion, sponsoring businesses - for a combined effort in raising money for a great cause The outcome was amazing A huge thank you to everyone who supported Catwalk this year • it wouldn ' t have been possible without you! 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and blue FLOWER Pansy OPEN MOTTO Let us steadfastly love one another PHILANTHROPY Pediatric oncology 2710 CHANNING WAY Ar DELTA GAMMA NICKNAME DG YEAR FOUNDED Dec 1873 at Lewis School COLOR Bronze, pink, and blue FLOWER Delta Gamma, a cream COLORed rose PHILANTHROPY Sight preservation and assistance for the visually impaired GREEK CHAPTERS 2732 CHANNING WAY roB GAMMA PHI BETA NICKNAME Gamma Phi YEAR FOUNDED Nov 11.1 874 at Syracuse University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1894 COLOR Light and dark brown FLOWER Pinl carnation OPEN MOTTO Founded upon a rock PHILANTHROPY Campfire USA, Mr. Gamma Phi 2723 DURANT AVENUE KA0 KAPPA ALPHA THETA NICKNAME Theta YEAR FOUNDED Jan 27. 1870 at OePauw University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1890 COLOR Black and gold FLOWER Black and gold pansy PHILANTHROPY CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) T CREEKS C«r« AiaxAfKlef OMMM C SUIIO Qtrwvtt H«K) Anruienr CUirc Ateunun Jt tyunCho EltM HiMng Ainu lope OaruCohn Lingii Hu«ng Sht.U M g ll OI An Allegf « Conroy 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H4ltMCh Sud« tHonfpftdnl LonP«rto Ihtev Aiien-siegfned Jaime Lyon Lia Jacobsen Annie Wight Kathryn Hindenlang Caren Auchman Lauren Nelson SSica BardwII J C Mezieita Caillin Johnston Elsie Windes Amber Johns Megan Blanchard Kate Nichols iitlin Cullum Ka Miller Mandy Kakavs Julia Baumgaenner Melissa Kennedy Efin Bos worth Kate Paradise iMh Devine Erin Odisio iLZZie Kerner Kaitlyn Card Morgan Lyng Crystal Brown KIki Ryan txandra Ouisberg Anna Olstein Lauren Kutzscher Jessica Chan Sloane Miller Tracy Bunting Klrsten Schroeder tary englert Jamie Raoari Cristina Liiaffaga Molly Cygan AtJiena Newton Jennifer Culllnane Kelly SiK ity EsplcyJooes Kal.e Watts Ashton Uonn Rebecca Dankner Mamie O ' Donnell Kelly Erickson Sunnae Smith wistifia Ferrari lea Witter Renee Pesin Megan Famulener Lauren Parker Julia Hampson Tessie Sutferleln luren Gollaher Martine Sarraclifle Anne Pickar d Ale Feune de Manssa Pipkin Elizabeth Hart Shannon Vincent- enna Hackmeyer Brittany Burk Kelly Rich Colombi Jessica Porter Emily Koster Brown •ndati Hartis Lindsay Oal Porto Margalit Rosenblatt Seanna Crob katherine Stroud Phyllis liu Elizabeth Weinberg oily Mayes Aislinn Froeb Julia Sarnotl Lindsey Harabedian April Thygeson Emily Meyer ejhan Horn tessica Gibbs Nithya Senra Jonelle Heacock Nicole Tracy Oiana Mangaser Hty Lute Usa Creme Stephanie Tietbohl Lauren Heagerty fullian Abemathy Carolynn Miller 2328 PIEDMONT AVENUE KKr KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA NICKNAME Kappa YEAR FOUNDED Oct. 13, 1870 at Monmouth College COLOR Dark and light blue FLOWER Fleur-de-lis PHILANTHROPY Various neo PI BETA PHI NICKNAME Pi Phi YEAR FOUNDED April 28, 1867 at Monmouth College YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1900 COLOR Wine red and silver blue FLOWER White carnation PHILANTHROPY Arrow in the Arctic. Linlcs to Literacy, Champions are Readers. Arrowmont Settlement School. Arrowbands T GREEK CHAPTERS 2409 WARRING STREET IK SIGMA KAPPA YEAR FOUNDED Nov 9. 1 847 at Colby College YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1910 COLOR Maroon and lavender FLOWER Violet OPEN MOTTO One Heart, One Way PHILANTHROPY Alzheimer ' s and gerontology 2728 HASTE STREET ACACIA ACACIA NICKNAME AKAK YEAR FOUNDED May 1 2. 1 904 at University of Michigan YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL April 15, 1905 COLOR Black and old gold FLOWER Sprig of the Acacia In bloom OPEN MOTTO Human Service PHILANTHROPY Various David Amusin JP Avila Nicholas Barton Luke Beamer Tom Befeknyei Mano Castro Marco C0221 Andrew Dahl Vi)ay Devireddy Allan Flores Carl Formaker a Fowter Sebastian Garcia Will Oilman Raul Gon ale Greg Guadagnolo Fredertco Gutierrei Noah Huth Jason Keats Artie Konrad Thomas Kruger Chns Lau Pete Luben Ernesto Macias Andrew Maiorano Timothy Nguyen AP Patpl Ryan Quigley Corey Robins ioseph Romero Eduardo Sosa Mano Tabares BJ Terry Justin Wang Aletander Zukin T Shea-Michael Anti William Mack Adam Darrow Oavid Marquardt Gary Daugherty Vikram Savani Patrick Gallagher Jared Sinclair Nicholas Gonzalez Navdeep Singh Daniel Honegger Justin Wong Joey Le Jack Yu Andrew Lenigan Allen Lew TaoLi t?X M Jake Adams Heston Liebowitz Nathan Rubenson Justin Barad Andrew Liptansky Michael Sherman David Borinsteln Mitch Liverant Carl Slomowitz Ian Carpe Bryan Meyer Igor Tregub Ben Ooyle Toby Muresianu David Wasserman Matt Ferry Cooper Nagengast Ethan Weiner Dan Hoisie Ben Narodick Ronen Kalay Derek Pantele Wilt Katz Andy Ratto Harrison Krat Brian Roth 2422 PROSPECT AVENUE AAO ALPHA DELTA PHI NICKNAME Alpha Delt YEAR FOUNDED 1832 at Hamilton College COLOR Emerald green and white FLOWER Lily of the valley 2401 PIEDMONT AEn ALPHA EPSILON PI NICKNAME AEPi YEAR FOUNDED Nov 7, 1913 at New York University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1986 COLOR Gold and blue PHILANTHROPY Magen David Adorn «vf GREEK CHAPTERS 2713 HASTE STREET Aro ALPHA GAMMA OMEGA NICKNAME AGO YEAR FOUNDED 1938 FLOWER Easter Lily OPEN MOTTO Fraternity for Eternity 2498 WARRING STREET AIO ALPHA SIGMA PHI NICKNAME Alpha Sig YEAR FOUNDED Dec 6, 1845 at Yale University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1913 COLOR Cardinal and stone FLOWER Talisman rose OPEN MOTTO To Better the man PHILANTHROPY Canine Companions John Bale David Ormont Evan Chung Josh Stillwell Aaron Crump Paul Swanson Ben DeCoudres Chris Wessels Jon Oelarroz Bnan Whitley Brian Farwell Chris Wilson Kenneth Garcia Jason Zeledon Jonathan Kress John McLaughlin Scott McLaughlin Michael Luong laime Mondragon Jay Lynas Andrew f eng Thomas Lee Davtd EUji Oavid Hwang Mtchael Govaerts T 2327 WARRING STREET ATQ ALPHA « TAU OMEGA I NICKNAME ATO YEAR FOUNDED September 11,1 865 at Virginia Military Institute YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1900 COLOR Sky blue and old gold FLOWER White tea rose OPEN MOTTO Fraternity for Eternity PHILANTHROPY Blood drive TRADITIONS Gatsby 2728 Dave Anderson Justin Bedecarre Chase Brogan Pat Castles Chris Gurecki Kevin Hennessy Matt Hively John Kuhns Mick LaBounty Chris Laird Jordan Lang Andrew Lindsey Mike MacOonald Brian McClenahan Ryan Miller Oos Piggot Chris Rong James Sehr Jake Stanfill Louie Stanfill Spencer Turpen Rob Weedon Joe Welch Man Zapf 2728 CHANNING WAY Bon BETA THETA PI NICKNAME Beta YEAR FOUNDED Aug 8. 1839 at Miami University COLOR Light shades of pink and blue FLOWER Deep pink rose OPEN MOTTO Kal zaj GREEK CHAPTERS 2722 DURANT AVENUE CHI PHI YEAR FOUNDED 1854 at Princeton University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1875 COLOR Scarlet and blue PHILANTHROPY Boys and Girls Club in Oakland 231 1 PIEDMONT WAY Zachary Abbott Adam Angsten Shawn Bananzadeh Bobby Bolger Jason Burns Liu Cheng Elliot Cohen Brandon Connors Daniel Diaz Dominic Ootcl Alex Elliot Miroslav Enev Andrew Engelstein Jason Engelstein Fred Grant Bobby Gregg Adam Grimshaw Kevin Holz Jordon Hunter Ryan Johnson John-Paul Jones All Kattan John Kwock James Lanman Sean Marshall Ryan Martinez Joe Moore Alexander Pena David Perkel Antony Ptzarro Brain Raney Tim Roller Thomas James Ronacher John Rust Jonathan Starre Kurt Taike CHI PSI NICKNAME The Lodge YEAR FOUNDED May 20, 1841 at Union College YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL Nov 1. 1895 COLOR Purple and gold OPEN MOTTO A Chi Psi IS always a gentleman PHILANTHROPY Mark Binghann Fund TRADITIONS Chi Psi Luau Oavid Ang Malt B«clielll Matthew Boat2 Oaniel Coor Jonathan Oadounan Robert DeCou Jason Oreit elbis Vincet Enlac Andy Gallo Nicholas Gilly T William Githens Rory Padaken Jonny Green Fred Pasaoa Gene Kim Alex Rosenberg Edward Lee Alex Sanchez Nicholas Lee Ben Steward Nicholas Long Bryan Thomas Chrisiopher ley a Michael Thompson Edgar Meza Ertc Waage Scott Miramontes Michael Moeng iariy Alderson Davis Oarvish Gornll Gabe Law Colin Richard 3evin Andre Anil Daryani Bons Grogg Kevtn Lee Matt Sander Borneo Ang Stamatios Denlino James Hamlin Brett Livingston Enck Swanson eff Azzarelto Anthony Dong Mike Heath Jon Magsaysay Francis Tadeo an B ehg Nate Evans Jon Jackson Tuan Nguyen Adam Trowbn Evan Bloom Joe Fahr Jerry Jao Derek Payne Khris Ward eff Bridge Trevor Fedele Robby Kaufman Mike Picetti Mike Wolf 3an Brown Eric Fleekop David Kellon Madhu Prabaker Richard Wu roby Brown Oren Goltzer Cyrus Khojandpour Kris Prado Morgan Carter Vadim Gorin Zach Jesse Kouffman Steven Rhorer pPi u i Hl lp- H 1 H ■ ' P L _ ' p k- tf ijH K Mv lktt . B B76 L v n B H. vi B |Mji| 4|jifc Mil ' ' f " I R V M id 5 B ' V 9? ' 9£a " mm Mm £S W V m K K CiL. . — M .. ' l K iireg Backstrom Jesse Horn Mike Beebe Logan Jager Jim Costello Sam Katsin Kevin Costello Robert Kim eelan Cunningham Tim Kline Danny Dardon Mark Lambert Steven Dunst John Lerch Trevor Edmunds Sean Lewis Tim Faye Vasilis Lolas Adrian Hernandez Scott Malman Greg Mason Geoff Masterson Ryan McQuiad Joshua Mogabgab Scott Ngai Kyle Niehaus Jeff Nakao Mike Obrein Shaunt Oungoulian Mike Powell John Riley Mark Roger Greg Rosenthal Wayne Sackett Brian Schroder Mark Simmons Andy Walz Gordan Wilson 2721 CHANNING WAY AX DELTA CHI YEAR FOUNDED Oct 13, 1 890 at Cornell University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1910 COLOR Red and buff FLOWER White carnation OPEN MOTTO Leges PHILANTHROPY Blood drive, homeless feeding, beach clean-up TRADITIONS Alumni Gold Tournament, Brotherhood Retreat, Senior Send-off 2302 PIEDMONT AVENUE AKE DELTA KAPPA EPSILON NICKNAME DKE YEAR FOUNDED June 22, 1844 at Yale University COLOR Crimson, blue, and gold OPEN MOTTO A OKE is a gentleman, scholar and jolly good fellow PHILANTHROPY Car wash for animal shelter T GREEK CHAPTERS 2710 DURANT AVENUE ATA DELTA TAU DELTA NICKNAME DTD YEAR FOUNDED 1859 at Bethany College YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1898 COLOR Purple, gold, and white FLOWER Ins OPEN MOTTO Committed to lives of excellence PHILANTHROPY Adopt-A-School 2425 WARRING STREET AY DELTA UPSILON NICKNAME DU YEAR FOUNDED Nov 4. 1834 at Wilhams College YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1896 COLOR Old gold and sapphire blue OPEN MOTTO Justice. Our Foundation PHILANTHROPY Emerson Elementary School Arts Program TRADITIONS Murder Mystery party Allen Yin Billy Robbins Chelan Amar Chris Holdsworth Daniel Nomura Erie Englehart Jason Kwong Michael Harris Nikhil Bhagat Roger Issa Ldwrence Anderson James Angel John Bjerke Sean Carr Sean Carroll Phil Cofdetro Cliff Costa Joshua Dai Benito Delgado Olson (dean Enelcal Sam Ochinang Sean Pelham Taylor Chen Tim Dunn Tome Otsuka Daniel Galeon IV Ankur Garg Luda Hoe Kevin Johnson Bram KrauS7 Vipul Kumar Enk Lea Grant Marek Michael Mares Adam Meyer Jaime Ptnedo Edgar Shaghoulian Dertck Sohn Mike Spanton T e Heen Tang Marcto VonMuhlen lonn Wagner Alex Weissman T 1. 2739 CHANNING WAY KAP KAPPA DELTA RHO NICKNAME KDR YEAR FOUNDED May 17.1 905 at Middlebury College YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1924 COLOR Middlebury blue and Princeton orange FLOWER Red rose OPEN MOTTO Honor Above All Things PHILANTHROPY National Children ' s Cancer Foundation 2400 WARRING STREET jrner Barr avtd Chemin cy Brubaker son Beasley Jgar Cho jsey Cohen dam Deromedi ick Dies avid Ghosh Jason Griffiths Robert Hulsy Alex Jackson Chris Jartoe Andy Joseph Adam KlappholU! Andrew Kramer Russel Kummer James Lee Jake Leivent Jace Levine Peter Mainguy Nick Matus Nicholas McNeil Scott Morgan Daniel Nagasawa Tasvif Patel Gene Prokopenko Matt Quicksilver Jason Ribner Josh Schetn Aaron Schmidt Noah Schott Bressler Gabe Shapiro Pavet Shoykhetman Evan Sitverberg Mike Sippel Oliver Slosser Greg Snyder Shahar Stroh Curtis Tongue Brian Waldersen KI KAPPA SIGMA NICKNAME Kappa Sig YEAR FOUNDED Dec 10, 1 869 at University of Virginia YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1901 COLOR Scarlet, green, and emerald green FLOWER Lily of the valley OPEN MOTTO For life PHILANTHROPY Pediatric AIDS Foundation T GREEK CHAPTERS 2421 PROSPECT STREET rM AXA LAMBDA CHI ALPHA •- - % ' » A NICKNAME Lambda Chi m 1 3WB wmam Eiiniiiriiiill YEAR FOUNDED K2Er Nov 2. 1909 at Boston University ■ m ttt:: ' k COLOR Purple, green, and gold FLOWER White rose OPEN MOTTO Every Man a Man PHILANTHROPY Selling daffodils in spring vin Arquiza ose Antonio de Loera oe Flores Matthew Freedman Dantel Heras Gabriel Hernandez Ron Klmge Luis Ledesma Kennedy Miranda Adan Novoa Fedenco Pacheco Luis Ramirez Arturo Rangel Eloy Romero Gabriel Unas Jorge Unas 2312 WARRING STREET AOE LAMBDA PHI EPSILON YEAR FOUNDED Aug 17. 1988 at UCLA OPEN MOTTO To be leaders among men T 021 Anago Matt Hensley aul Bishop Dan Keegan anuel Buenrostro Kyle Kimball lenn Carrere Laszio Ladi atnck Cento Sam Lee evin Duncan Marius Lungu radford Edgerton Bret Mantey nan Gorajski Josh Ochoa jstin Henderson Andrew Podolsky John Richmond Kalin Semrick Marc Shapiro Joon Song Andrew Spencer Chris Steele Andrew Tse Chris Warren Ben Altieri Chris Ithurburn Anthony Matta Ian Nicholson Alfredo Perez 2726 CHANNING WAY OA© PHI DELTA THETA NICKNAME Phi Delt YEAR FOUNDED Dec. 26, 1848 COLOR Blue and white FLOWER White carnation OPEN MOTTO One Man is No Man PHILANTHROPY Jack Orchard Foundation. ALSA TRADITIONS Friendship, sound learning, and moral rectitude •cott Blasmgame Ryan Foltz Allen Logue Taylor Smith oseph Bruzzone Sam Giaser Cal Martin Eric Sluckman ed Bruzzone Kenneth Green Tom McGuinness Matt Todd acob Butler James Hogan Mike McNetl Tony Vontz m DeSa Jason Hsieh Todd Osborne Phil Zackler Uan Oonner Stuart Jackson James Owens Andrew Zauner ordan Edmund Daniel Kagan Alex Pnbble nthony Fassero Andrew Kim Isaac Puglia lichard Fessler Andrew Kose Chris Purtz J Fisher Peter Lennon Will Ramos 2395 PIEDMONT AVENUE orA PHI GAMMA DELTA NICKNAME Fill YEAR FOUNDED April 22, 1848 at Jefferson College COLOR Royal purple FLOWER Purple dementis OPEN MOTTO Friendship and the Sweetest Influence T GREEK CHAPTERS 2335 PIEDMONT AVENUE OKT PHI KAPPA TAU NICKNAME Phi Tau YEAR FOUNDED March 17, 1906 at Miami University COLOR Old gold and Harvard red FLOWER Red carnation PHILANTHROPY Hole in the Wall Gang 2324 PIEDMONT AVENUE nKA PI KAPPA ALPHA NICKNAME Pike YEAR FOUNDED March 1 , 1 868 at University of Virginia YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1912 COLOR Garnet and old gold FLOWER Lily of the valley OPEN MOTTO Friendship. Love and Truth PHILANTHROPY Big Brothers of America 220 I CREEKS lydin Abdullahran Jick Anast :arlos Andrade irandon Beamer iryce Beamer lex Benco ott Bunton :hris Cheng laniel Cheng Jick Cavanaugh Al lan Donnelly Sam Endicott Adel Farahmand Peter Figueroa Shayn Fuller Tyler Gonzalez Dhaval Gandhi Garrett Griffiths Adam Guthrie Steve Hodson Bryan Hsu Miles Jones Garrett Keating Samuel Kim Ross Lenihan Arthur liao Andrew Luu Carlos Mendoza Ryan Miller Nima Mo]gani Sammy Namiri Galen Novello ZeinObagi Alejandro Ortiz Jerico Paguio Jason Park Vishal Patel Philip Ramirez Nate Redleaf Chris Rosa Luke Schuering Andrew Seid Ian Seiple Robert Shen Shoichi Shimamoto Frank Tsai Anton Vorobiev Greg Weiner Stephen Zmugg 2908 CHANNING WAY nKo Pi KAPPA PHI NICKNAME PIKap YEAR FOUNDED Dec, 10, 1904 at College of Charleston COLOR Gold and white FLOWER Red rose OPEN MOTTO Nothing Shall Ever Tear Us Usunder PHILANTHROPY PUSH (Play Units for the Severely Handkapped) TRADITIONS Journey of Hope (cross-country cycle ride for Push America), Bid on a Brother (philanthropy auction) 2727 CHANNING WAY n r i JIffl . r «? ■ l r •■-T-! ilSlI 1 " a t Ar H 1 H 1— II — r i ■ i!]i - — u, iiS |l«! u M » JUS 11 SJl. . Jk 1 SSS — arry Alonso Matthew Hi rewitz Daniel Medina John Um ndrew Alvernaz Albert Hwu Andres Moreno Henry Mui Doheg Velasco Manuel Arroyo Guilherme iunqueira Erik Nelson Chris Wayman lex Beckman Andrew Kerns Ntkolaos Paranomos Daniel Webster eil Bhakta Ryan Kerns Andy Park Aaron Zaks dwin Cabrera Marty Koresawa Francisco Perez Pineda Beniamin Zaks rian Flores Carlos Lara Cameron Ross rittain Gulden Matt leister Noppon Sagnanert ave Hazlehurst Alexei Leieko Grigony Silin ryan Hicks c ergio Mart nez C anna Tung PI LAMBDA PHI NICKNAME Pi Lam YEAR FOUNDED March 21, I895at Yale University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1922 COLOR Purple and gold FLOWER Woodbine OPEN MOTTO That All Men are Created Free and Equal PHILANTHROPY Rock and Wrap it Up TRADITIONS First non-secretarian fraternity T GREEK CHAPTERS 2722 BANCROFT WAY ZAE SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON NICKNAME SAE YEAR FOUNDED March 9, 1 856 at University of Alabama YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1894 COLOR Purple and gold FLOWER Violet OPEN MOTTO True Gentlemen PHILANTHROPY South Seas. Surinder Foundation TRADITIONS Paddy Murphy ' s, Lions in front of house, Ducl Dinner 2714 DURANT AVENUE ZAM SIGMA ALPHA MU NICKNAME Sammys YEAR FOUNDED Nov 26. 1 909 at College of the City of New York YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1991 COLOR Purple and white FLOWER Purple aster PHILANTHROPY MC Battle 4 AIDS. Sammys Poker Tournament TRADITIONS Sigma Alpha Mu Quenttn Party Aaron Allen Nathan Aylard Ross Biestman Chns Biller David Briggs Phelix Campos MikiCisic Michael Cooper Kyle Crangle Brian Cnstol Garrett Cross Brian De la Puente Tim Durke Dantel Gnnter Galen Hall Scott Kelly Andrew Lloyd Ian Mathews Matt Miccarelli Justin Moye Sagar Patel JeM Patmont Chrts Pawlik Dortan Pieracci Andrew Rowland Tom Schneider Sherard Craig Stevens Christian Ueland Sean Wilhelmy )on Alon Steve llg All Nejad Rkk Bartolacelli Rohit Jaiswal Alec SosnowskI iames Cargill Matt Johnson Kevin Spark Eugene Chung Russell Komor Thomas Tran Jamie Diaz Siamak Kordestam Taylor Walker John Oollison Robert UwrerKe JeH Wor g James Ooyle Chris Linick Sonny Yang ink Durow Samson Mai Kevin Zhang Samuel Greenberg John Makar Jason Hicks Philip Moon Chns Workman Yogi Yokubaitis T Paul Adamson Andy Gannam Daniel Kim Eric RJchJson Mike Weber Matt Arkin Sam Ghadiri Jake Kloberdanz Donald Rizzo Sean Whitfield Pablo Cabrera CassGilmore Paul Kowsarn Ryan Schultheis Bian Wu Andrew Carlson Jeff Green Ryan Link Casey Selsback Brian Wylie effChen Chris Grossman Alex MacDougall Phillip Stoup Anthony Coussa Drew Hall John Marion Anthony Tedesco Conor Date Jason Honey Nick Martin Sean Teshima- Justin Edwards Robert Jackson Mark Moyes McCormick Josh Eisnehut Michael Johnson Laurence Paik Dan Tochmi lolin Flinders Taso Kasaris Ian Richardson Dave Turner 2345 COLLEGE AVENUE IX SIGMA CHI I YEAR FOUNDED June 28, 1855 at Miami University COLOR Blue and old gold FLOWER White rose OPEN MOTTO In This Sign You Will Conquer 2710 BANCROFT WAY IN SIGMA NU YEAR FOUNDED January 1 , 1 869 at Virginia Military Institute COLOR Black, white, and gold FLOWER White rose OPEN MOTTO SECRET T GREEK CHAPTERS 2425 PROSPECT STREET SIGMA PHI EPSILON NICKNAME SigEp YEAR FOUNDED Nov 1. 1901 at University of Richmond COLOR Purple and red FLOWER Violet and dark red rose OPEN MOTTO SECRET PHILANTHROPY Heart Fund 2434 WARRING STREET in SIGMA PI NICKNAME SIgPi YEAR FOUNDED Feb 26, 1897 at VIncennes University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1913 COLOR Lavender and white FLOWER Lavender orchid OPEN MOTTO Brotherhood the v»iay it was intended PHILANTHROPY Red Cross Jeffrey Anker Jeremiah Cothren Daniel Kluesing Ben Toubia Marvin Battiey Aleksandr Damelyan Eddie Lee Allen Vartazanan Mo Benny Ben Daykhovsky Matt Marquez James Zuben David Berneman ieam Delaney Coirn McLaughlin-ford Ntctc Boll Michael Frei Roger Morris Jr. Dan Brown Rakesh Gade John Mosby Daniel Broukhim Jesse Ganz Saniay Nagarkar Matt Bunch Matt Hill David Piddncet Jake Carni Braydon Holtzinger Alex Randolph Sean Conlin Matt Johnson Alan Rutledge Gobmd Anand Enc Cheung Manuel Aldrete Phillip Ch(n Jamie Bardina Rex Choi Ray Benaza Alex Duong Aaron Blumenthal Alex Fang Andrew Brody Peter Ho Matt Campos Mtke Jurka Enrique Cervantes Daniel Kilabrew Ronald Chang Jason Lee Sieve Chen Jonathan Magams Han Mehta Lance Michihira Andre Minor Scon Myers Shawn Nguyen Viet Nguyen Stephen Noh Nohara Brandon Jonathan Petion David Sloops Julio Urday Matt Ware Adam Warner Adam Winn Bryan Vu Jitesh Zaij T Vnuj Agarwal Nikhil Cooper ano Aguilar Colin Dwyer Vlberto Alvarenga Aras Emdadi ric Anthony Adam Flores pencer Baird Dave Freeman " homas Bell Robert Frjngs irett Breitenbucher Andy Gabrielli Joel Cabello Arash Ghaffan tobert Cam Beniamin Gilmore lobert Campion Chris Gngsby Josh Hetdman Caleb Henderson Jeff Kennedy Oleg Khainovski NasirKahn Andrew Kronemyer Erik Lewis Daniel Navar Kai Powell Ian Quin Mike Razo Omar Restom Nick Schechter Tony Shan Graham VanLeuven John Waste Michael Weber Evan Wulf Paul Young 2725 CHANNING WAY TKE TAU KAPPA EPSILON NICKNAME TKE YEAR FOUNDED Jan. 1 09. 1 899 at Illinois Wesleyan University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL Oct. 3, 1919 COLOR Cherry and gray FLOWER Red carnation OPEN MOTTO Not for Wealth, Rank, or Honor, but tor Personal Worth and Character PHILANTHROPY Alzheimer ' s Association iovannes Abramyan Chris Kang Will Rohrer iteve Berkovich Jared Ktng Nicholas Silva )amien Boesch Robin Kong M(ke Taylor :evin Dayaratna Donald Lathbury Glenn Teoh :arl Oensing Anthony Lieu iamallel Gonzalez Sean Lockwood )rew Hampton Mike McFarlane Cameron Huey Tri Nguyen ■yler Jenkins Yuriy Pasko Matt Jones Brain Phittips 2499 PIEDMONT AVENUE 0X THETA CHI YEAR FOUNDED April 10, 1856 at Norwhich University YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1913 COLOR Military red and white FLOWER Red carnation OPEN MOTTO Helping Hand PHILANTHROPY Red Cross Blood Drive 22S J GREEK CHAPTERS 24«7 DURANT AVENUE ©AX THETA DELTA CHI NICKNAME Theta Delt YEAR FOUNDED Oct. 31, 1847 at Union College YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1900 COLOR Black, white, and blue FLOWER Red carnation OPEN MOTTO Friendship as Power 2639 DURANT AVENUE 0E " -jT THETA XI YEAR FOUNDED April 29, 1864 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL 1910 COLOR Azure blue and silver FLOWER Blue ins OPEN MOTTO United They Serve PHILANTHROPY Multiple Sclerosis CREEKS III ifiiiiii Knslopher A evedo FedencoDemaesth Ben Graybosch Andres Merrera Feng Wei Hu Timothy Johnson Phuc le EktanUn Nick Lin Erez Morftg Tawab Noon Rapv Prasad Julio Ramirez Seth Silapasvang Brian Benjamin Articus Honore Andrew Solan Rhetl Brodenck Jim Hugo Garrett Stillman Daniel Chase Andy Johnson Reid Tileston Ryan Donnelly Ed Kim Alex Turner Noah Drake Alex Koch Erie Vacca Robert Gibbons Trevor Leb Brendan Wright 3rent Gutierrez Murry Millson Devin Wrtght Erich Giles JC Pratt Ryan Hanson Chris Rice Omar Haron GeoHery Scalarone 2438 WARRING STREET ZBT ZETA BETA TAU NICKNAME ZBT YEAR FOUNDED Dec. 29, 1 898 at College of the City of New York YEAR ESTABLISHED AT CAL Alex Abelin Ethan Davidoff Brain Jaffe Anthony Mendelson Eric Skidmore Jamie Aura-Gullick Andrew Davidson Billy Kaplan Trevor Miller Michael Sowa 1914 James Banks Jesse Dosan) Brett Kass Brett Moore Harry Spitulnik Ryan Bernet Josh Faguet Peter Kassel Chris Neubauer Glenn Stembaum COLOR Beau Blaton Toby Frankenstein Jesse Katz Nate Offerberg 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Mom, Dad Alex 252 CLOSING i v t r III . :t , iV , J COLOPHON PRINTING The 131st edition of the Blue Gold Yearbook was created by a student staff at the Un(versity of California, Berkeley, and printed at the Herff Jones plant in Logan, Utah, with the assistance of Customer Service Adviser Terri Schnell. COVER AND ENDSHEfTS The full color lithography cover is an orginal design by the Blue Gold design team. The cover is printed on kivar base material with protective rollercoating applied. The endsheets are printed in PMS 0586 with the same front and back design. PAPER AND COLOR The 256 pages of this book are printed on 80 Bordeaux stock. The first 48 pages are printed in four-color process inks. TYPOGRAPHY The font used in this book is the Congress Sans family. EQUIPMENT The staff created the layouts on Apple Macintosh G4, Apple Macintosh G3, Apple PowerBook G4, Macintosh iMac, Dell Inspiron 700m, and Dell Inspiron 1 100. From the editor in chief This certainly has been a yearlong learning pro- cess Dunng the fall semester, it seemed as if the 2005 yearbook would not make it to press. We were behind on stones, photos, design, and senior portraits, not to mention our dubious bank account However, it was just the slow start of an exponen tially productive year. In spring semester, the con fusion quickly melted away, and we accomplished a year ' s worth of material in essentially half a year Blue Gold has been one of my most worthwhile endeavors at Berkeley After four years, I ' ve gained as much from being a staff member as being a leader, maybe more so in being the latter Coming into the year, I didn ' t realize how much I would learn as editor, something that having an overview of the process allowed It was a great responsibility and opportunity to integrate all facets of the pro- duction, I hope that this year the knowledge that was gained m producing the Blue Gold is being continuously adapted for the following years Thanks to everybody on the Blue Gold staff. Pub- lications Center staff, and Eshleman Library staff. Blue Gold would not work without you all. I ' ll miss you guys SOFTWARE The staff designers laid out all pages with inDesign 2.0. All digital photo corrections were done with Adobe Photoshop 6 0, CS, and CS2. Additional software support involved Apple iPhoto, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. PHOTOGRAPHY Photographs by the staff were mainly taken with a Canon EOS 300, Canon EOS A2, and a Canon EOS RebeIG Digital photographs by the staff were taken with a Canon 20D, a Sony Cybershot VI , and a Nikon D70. Film photography was developed at Walgreen ' s. Senior portrait photography is the work of Lauren Studios of California, Inc. Athletics team pictures are provided courtesy of Cal Media Relations. DISCLAIMER The Blue Gold Yearbook is not an official publication of the University of California, Berkeley. Stories, photographs, and other works do not necessarily reflect the view of the campus. We apologize in advance for any mistakes, inaccuracies, omissions. Thanks to Lou Huang for helping out at concessions and working on the book. Also, thanks to you and Amy Wu, I wasn ' t totally lost (just a little) in running the show. Thanks to Jane Roehrig and Heidi Bryant of Herff Jones for your help behind the scenes. No matter how many times I hear about roller coating, four- color litho, embossing, and debossing, I always learn something new. Thanks to Terri Schnell and the Herff Jones staff for your flexibility and patience with us We really do try to get things done on time! Thanks to the ASUC Auxiliary and the ASUC for your financial support ij Copyright 2005, Blue t Gold Veartwok. The Blue i Gold Yearbook Is sponsored by the Associated Students of the University of California lASUO Blue a Gold Yearbook. 200S 10D Eshleman Hall. UC-4S00 Berkeley. California, 94720-4500 University of Calftomia, Berkeley Thanks to Xavie Hernandez, Jr for all your advice, for all those pizzas and sodas, and for all those times you let us stay at the Pubs Center even when It was closed Thanks for letting me go to New York City and Dallas for the conventions. Thanks to the University of California, Berkeley, for giving me a great time, even though I needed more sleep But who has time to do that when they go tc such a great school ' 2S4 CLOSING 2004-2005 Blue Gold Yearbook Staff CHHIS NAUNI EDITOR IN CHIEF Justin Chen MANAGING EDITOR Stephanie Pace SENIOR EDITORS Tiffany Thornton Dyan Ortiga DESIGN EDITORS Jeanne Li Melissa Sun PMOTOGftAPMY EDITOR Huy Ngaou ACADEMICS EDITOR Henry Lin ATHLfTICS EDITOR Dyan Ortiga Libby Hutter CRAOUATES EDITOR Josefina Alvarez CREEKS EDITOR Tiffany Thornton BUSINESS MANAGER Chris Jocson PU8UC RELATIONS DIRECTOR Josephtne Hung FUNDRAISING CHAIR Sabrina Tarn WEB MANAGER Amir Blumenfeld ADVISOR Xavie Hernandez, Jr. DESIGNERS Ethan Giang Mardt Joaquin Naltni Padmanabhan Nick Perry Yizhuo Wang (•HOTOGRAftiERS Ethan Giang Don Nguyen Jimmy Quintana Jay Sha Joy Su Amy Wang Eileen Wong WRITERS Nick Perry Victoria Tang CONTRIBUTORS Anil Daryani Alex Abelin Harry Tarn Michael Colvin Anget Luo Talta Holden Brandon Ooerfler .i ' -0»l« MEUSSA lEANNC nFFAN 2004-2005 Eshleman Library Publicat ons Center Sta Alex Abelin Talia Holden LindsdV H.iir Josefina Alvarez Kyle Holland Emma Olson Josephine Alvarez Beniamin Jenett Knstina Ordanza Jennifer Anderson Alice Jou Christopher Pope Katie Asselin Mary Joyce Juan Cassandra Rite Jade Benjamin-Chung Brett Kass Daniel Rocha Tristan Burt Erin Keplinger Katnna Romero Lindsay Cole Stella Kim Cecilia Romo James Costa Kenneth Kita Zouhall Rouhani Eddy Crochetiere Vlad Kroll Soma Saigal Allison Dossetti Olivia Layug Emmanuel Santana Vania Evangelistaw Nicholas Long Jackie Soo Oavid Ghosh Patrick McCann Jennifer Sta ines Scott Goldmsilh Amy Merrill Ashley Stewart Monica Green Elise Morgan Ashley Tran Aguslin Herrera Lyman Mower Amy Tse Melissa Higbee Mae Murakami Mario Valadez Thatcher Hlllegas Lauren Nelson Danielle Woody J ■ I., - ' i ' . aj — -Mi jpy, ' iH

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