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4 -u ' r University of California, 200 ' Blue qd . Volume 133 • • k . A r4ilfe MU HAtL KaNO ik ' ' -V ' fe: Hti •tlM H ; tAitef o| , W ' -ZS y L LRf S I (.Ok1 itl ■ H % II • " ! ' ! II j|- ¥g " fl j r B J H JiBii » 1 ] j B Lal ' REn Ucoiiicci M V l t m l i- ' ' ' ::;£?:j.-lll! t li ? - t - Anmii MMHiua am jQ pU i -ill- 51 Jk » ¥.: ' W " .,fc Vii .„ features 022 academics 064 athletics 090 seniors 144 organizations 224 greeks 256 closing 288 advertisements 304 SIDs. GPAs. Units. Advisor codes... These numbers define us, and yet not at all. We ' re all-night study sessions, but also heart- to-hearts; we ' re ten-page research papers and six-hour labs, but also student groups and campus organizations. Our worth is defined not by our transcripts, but our knowledge from and contribution to this campus and its surrounding community. The Berkeley experience is more than just a number. You are more than just a number. H —- ■%. t Students meet new taces, new places Oil Auf jst 21, 2006, trcslmicn Shan.i P.itadia and Evelyn Yung hastened toward Memorial t iladc, hoping to catch the picnic dinner offered at ihc New Student Convocation. There, tliey found thousands o( snidents in a subtle commotion of conversations, linyerinf; in the atrermarh ot the m.iin events. Rut they had come ttxi late; all the prortered sandwiches and sodas had disappeared into the hands of the masses. Indeed, thousands of students attended this Welcome Week activity. Besides a hearty sandwich. Convocation offered words o( wisdtim from a number of speakers, including Chancellor Birgeneau, in ai-ldinon to free UC Berkeley fans and posters. For new students the campus ' layout, the student body ' s impressive size, and the variety ot scheduled events can be a daunting experience, but it ' s just UC Berkeley ' s way of saying, " Welcome. " Two days after Convocation, Memorial Ghule became a fairground for tables, tents and an auspicious canoe, as clubs and organi:ation gathered on the knolls tor Calapaloo:a. From Socialism to Rowing, the groups catered to .1 plethora ot interests. Students were also loade l with informative pamphlets and free gcKKJies, like pens, candy, pins and stickers. " CalapaliK):a wa- ,in awesome place to see all the opportunities th.ii ire lying at your fingertips and get a teel lor all the things that you could rake pan in at Berkeley. " said Patadia. " It was nice to see that there are so many clubs that lit your needs and interests. " The next " big " event also attraacd thousand of students with its free handouts. Caltopia, a two day fair, featureil a winery of visiting commercial businesses. Highlights incUidevI Bankol Amenca ' s taux-nu ne .uching Knith; a tree massage srand; .ind Tlie Stiulent Store ' s srand, which g.ne out tree baby blue laundry bags. From Ikea to Apple to Adolx ' , sweepstakes and contests were ax-ailable for smdents to ena-r as well. Fraternities and sotiirities had their share ol work during Welcome Week, tini. For a number of Greek organizations, Welcome Week was about recruiting new mcmlx ' rs. Memlx-rv stixxi by Sather Gate and all along Sproul Plaz.i exchanging neon olored handouts. Informing passing students abtiut their frat or sorority and its upcoming e ents. .additionally. Welcome Wi-ek iiffered dozens ot orientations and into sessions tor tliosc liKiking tor tips and tricks for the upcoming year. From a " Chixising Your Major " workshop to library tours to a pre-med information session. Cat offered .1 numlx-r of ways to help incoming students get acquainted with the campus and college lite. And as hus ' as the days were, with all the activities, info sessions and solicitation. Welcome Week nights proved just as e entf il. If students weren ' t socializing at one ot many gatherings or learning how to rumba at Hearst Gym, they were B G 2007 1 Page 24 k - enjiiyint; " mocktails " in their Jorms. " Mockmils were a great way to relax after a Itms; i-lay ot activities, " said Yung. The flurry of activity certainly eased the transition into the new school year. For freshmen like Patadia and Yung, Welcome Week was about getting settled in and establishing a taniiliarir - with the dorms, the people and the school itselt. " People from diverse backgrounds, endless walking, and coed bathroomsl " summarized Patadia. " it definitely took some getting used to, but Welcome Week helped a lot with that process, because we were all the new kids on the block and could settle in together and help each other out with the whole process. " It may have brought the end of summer vacation, but Welcome Week kicked oft a new school year, new friendships and new opportunities. df i (Top) New students isit the blue 9 Gold Yeaihook table on the Campanile Esplanade. The swdent organizanons were out in full force at CalapalooM. an annual Welcome Week c -ent designed to mtnaduce treshmen and mnslcr students to the hundreds of organiiations on campus. (Abo c) On August 23. Mcmonal Glade transformed from a stretch of grass pta nng host to occasiorxal nappers and fnsbee pla -crs for the annual Calapalooa extra -aganM. The tor. icatunng hundreds of student and campus organuaoons, helped both neu- and retummg students find opportunmes to get mwlwd in the upcommg school rar. (Far lefO As Cabpalooza draws to a dose in the late afternoon. the Cal Band performs m front of the Campanile. Their rousing, spinred music ■ amplified by portable speakers for .ill of Cal to hear - topped off anotehr successful c rnt dunng Vt ' elcome Week 2006. (Left) Cononuing their joume ' throu campus, the Cal Band marches in fmni of Doc bbraT -. Dunng the 2C06- 2C07 school year, the barui boasted an imprcssnT 225 members. Page 25 I Features (Abovr) The Uni rr5it - Martial AtTv Proifram pun on an cxhihittun at the Hi mcc(iminu Rally. The Cal Dance Team, GolJcn OwTmrnc and L ' C Men ' tVtct aUti nude appearances ai the rallv- (Rjuht) Oaklarul-hatcJ Fcnnm ' s Creamery mT» up tree KtK p» uf ke cnram on Frula ' at HomccummL ' HcaJqiuncr . FoTTuTutclv. Humcciimmif Week «-a« m ntt (hortatce i l Bteat wrathcr. B O 2007 I P.ii!c 26 One bear, two bear, gold bear, blue bear! Homecoming (Left) Students stutt thcmseK-es with mafshmalkm- Peeps Ji jt the Ftxxi Eating Competition on L ' pper Spn ul. Held Wednesday from 1 2-1 p.m.. the competition w " as ju.st one of several events hosted on Sproul throujihout the week. (Below) The inlhmous UC Men ' s Oaet entctrains the crowd at the Homecominj; Rally in Haas Pa -ilion. The Octet, an eijlht-membcr a cappella sinjiins yroup. is known tor its close harmonies and :any antics. (E yht) The Calitomta Dance Team finishes one of its se -enil performances at the Fnda Homecoming Rally. The 1 2.niember Danci. Team cheers at fcKjtball. women ' s volle -ball and men ' s and women ' s basketball yames, dancing to 1 1 traditional Cal fiyht songs and Cal band rock songs. At Saturday ' s tiKttball game, the dancers performed on a wooden platfbnn elex ' ateJ off the field. MoNDAV. October 2 2006 Homecoming T-Shirt Giyeaway Recess Day (hop scotch, water balkxins, and morel) UC Rally Committee Noon Rally Caltography Photo Contest Straw H.it Band Free Mcn-ie Night: Pitaics of the Caribbean Tuesday, October 3 Cal Can Competition Chalk Drawing Competition Paper Airplane Competition Acts on Sproul Growl on Sproul Cal Cabaret (Student Performance Showcase) Wednesday. October 4 Homecoming Black Wednesday Food Eating Competition RuhK-r Duck Rice, Stn)wherr - Creek Nintendo M(x:k Duck Hunt The Dailj Cal ' s Comedy Night, Wheeler I iiKxr 1 SO atn cvumv i T iT ' XTs )h iik ' tftmc. Tlu ' Sti on I ' pjvr Spnnil on Mm Thursday, October 5 Lunch Carnival (BBQ, jump houses, and morel) Cal Dining Honuxuming Spirit Nights Dance Casino Night, Alumni House Friday, October 6 Fenton ' s (. reamers Ice Cream Giveaway " Dunk a Duck " : Dunk Tank tor Chant - UC Rilly Committer Nixin Rilly Homecoining Rally, Haas Pavilion Saturday, October 7 Cubtest Children ' s Honiivoming (. " .irnival " 1868 Cal Avenue " Homecoming PatT - S p.m.: Game Time, Cal v. Oregon Sunday. October 7 Grcvk CommunirNS( nsori l Soap Box Rice Features Wednesday, ovkmhkk 29 Liuuh YiHjr Axi- OH, 8 p.m. 10E -amHall Thursday, November 30 Tree Choppinc Rally. Nmm Upper SpnHji The Bijt FREEZE. 8 p.m. BcrWrt Lcl.inJ hKII A . 1)1 ( I.MBKK 1 Btititirc Ralt . 7 p.m. Hcar%t Circek Tlicatrt Satvroav, December 2 I09ih Biiti-ianK. N ».n Ki. Memnrul StaJium B61G 2007 I Pai!c 28 On iVccmher 1. 2006. thousands of snidents fltK-keJ ui ilie Hirarst Greek Thearrc tor the historic B .mfire R:illv. The rally took place on tlic e ' e t the 1 09th Bin Game, the annual tot Kill competition between Cal and ' Stanturd ' University. Introduced in 1891 and oi niicd hy the VC Rally Committee, the rally tells the history of the Stanford Axe and the Big Game itself. Throughout the rally, an L-normous Ixmfire illuminates the theatre. When tlie tiR- threatens to die down, the entire stiidium erupts in calls for, " Freshmen, more wood! " Freshmen R;illy Committee memLx.Ts then quickly thrt w more pallets onto the rtames. The rally concludes with a reading of " Tlie Spirit of California, " a brief rctlection on Cal spirit written by 1981 graduate Ken RausL Audience members hold up candles as the fire dwindles to a close. P.icc 2 I Features (Ril. ' ht) I jJcncc tikes thf staBc. In jJJtmm u utxklv Wednesday ntKni pcHiinnances .it Sathcr Gate, DcCadcnu- also puts i n laii rr shows including .i major spnnc conceit in April. (Below) Second -ear mathematics and music major Juan Manscal beat K»xes with the male a L appella Kloup Noteworthv. Latci in the proKram. Notcwonhy alsti put on a " Snakes on a Plane " perlbrmance. A-iJiicnvc viiici; dcJicatcs a special sony tii a certain 10. It ' s no mystery that singer and fourth year music major Marianne Rorcndo is referring to fixitball player Marshawn Lynch, who became the subject of a cappella group Decadence ' s cmer of Madonna ' s " Like a Prayer. " In their sparkiinc capes and neon bandanas, DeCadence tossed a pigskin around on stage and threw their arms in the air in prediction of Cal ' s many touchdowns to come on Saturday ' s Big Game. " |Rorendo| ri-ally sung her hean out like Marshawn was in the audience, " said third year L ' riri Onm-akpuri. " I definitely have to give her props. " As if L ' C Riilly Oimmittee ' s Tri-e Chopping Rally weren ' t enough. Oil hosted The Big California-Stanford Sing-Off on Tuesday, Novemlvr 28, 2006, in preparation of the spirit to be unle-ashc " d during the weekend ' s fixitball showdown. Hissing met singing on this night ol entertiinment dedicated to Cal pride. The UC Men ' s Chorale kicked oft ' the e ent, with its line of performers stretching to Kith ends of the stage while singing " The Big C. " Tliey were- sixm joined by L ' C Women ' s Chorale, which packed the stage with talented singers a-ady to show their Cal pride. The e ent e en let the few groups from Stanfotd say (or sing) their peace. Tlie hissing only lasti-d for a minute or two, but the ixcasional slip ot the tongue was undersrandalile. " (Stantordl attempted ui mimic Cal students, who stupendously and creatively insulted Stanford, by (iirmulating their own " insults ' against Berkeley, " said first ye-ar intended business major Matthew Atkins. Needless to say, Cal ' s singing groups easily won die supp iit of the audience. Noteworthy, a male a c-appclla group, lived up ui II.S ii.inic witli a ver X)rigiii.ir (x-rtormann. The group ' s skilled Ix-at Kixer, second year Juan Mariscal, and chori-ographi-d mines were surprisingly charming. Paralleling the terror Stanford would face at the Big Came, Noteworttiy also delivered a musical version of " Snakes on a Plane. " Their quick rap solo and human plane fonnation m.idc for one ot the night ' s more memorable performances. But the Srantord bashing did not end there. .After a soultul rendition of " The House That Cal Built " by the Golden Overtones, singer and first vear integrative biology major Amy Henry played the Stanford tree to a classic Cal co -er of Gr«uc ' " Sandra Dee " turned " Stanford Tree. " Adorned with a cardKiard tree cut-out, she channeled the topical Stinford snident as a vain and whine wimp. In the end. she shed her costume anvl ripped it to pieces. Tlie UC Men ' s Oaet was the closing act. turning on the charm with " Stanliird Girl " in the st%le of Billy JiK ' l ' s dixvwop, " L ' ptown Girl. " In their sharp suits, they sang of the unpiipulanrv- that a girl from Stanford would face at Cal. " The Qil-Stanlurd Big Sing Otf re-infore-cd tlie cross-bay rivalry- l-vtween tlie two schixils in a non- atliletic are-na, indicating [the nx-alry ' sj significance in the traditions and c-ultvire- of Berkeley, " s;iid Atkins. Moreox ' cr, the e x-nt helped students brush up on their traditional Gil Songs just in time for the Big Game. " I als«i thixight it was a cixil touch tliat the men sang the Oil dnnking song, " said Onin-akpuri. " I ne ' er thought that I WMiild heiir a public performance of that! " While the SingOff was one of many events for these talented performance gnnips, it greatly contributed u Cal pnde during Big Game Week. Tliniughout the wx-ck. there- was of course no shortage of " Go Bears " or " Stantiird Sucks. " Our Big C, schixil colors and Oski mean more to us this wtx-k than any other, syiiilxils " clear and Kikl of our endless commitment to schixil pride. B G 2007 I Page JO LIFORMI LOI e, THt rS TH SPIRIT Col and ' Stanfurd ' battle in song STORY BY Stephanie Gong (Lett) The UC Women ' s Chorale performs rraJiriona! Cal songs. In addition to putting on campus and community ' shows, the Women ' s Chorale tours every ' ear. (Bottom left) The UC Men ' s Oaet sings " StantiirJ Girl " to the tune of Bi lly Joel ' s " Uptown Girl. " Since 1948, the group ' s cit ht members have performed hundreds of tiincb, released dozens of recordings and are the only two-time winner of the International P.iL ' i- I I Fciituro ' i Facebook gets a News Feed Lite unc niyht early in SeptcmK-r. rclTcshed rlic home page of my FaceKxik account intendinj; to see what had transpired over the last few minutes - Did someone message me. ' Make a pt st on my wall. ' Poke me. ' To my surprise, the entire design of the page transformed heft re my wry eyes. 1 not only found the answers to my questions, but 1 also s aw a lot ot information I had not quite been lixiking for - I was informed of my friends ' status changes, recently added friends, new wall posts, and, yes, even which of my friends had recently began a relationship or were newly single. 1 didn ' t e. ; ctly like the design of the new page f such some features, TliL ' ) ' I ' it ' uc ' d the .n oyv(ia . o ' ( tdea edi lo others ' Neu ' s Feeds as As of tlie morning of September 3, 2006, the News Fcx-d informed all your friends whene ' er you took one ot these actions. The first announcement from Facebook regarding this change came in the form of a blog entry by projecT manager Ruchi Sanghvi. The entr ' said that tlie News Feed " updates a personalized list of news stories throughout the day, so you ' ll know when Mark adds Britney Spears to his Favorites or when your crush is single again. " The Mini-Feed, incorporating the same sort of information, apfiears on each user ' s profile and only displays information pertaining to him or her. FaceKxik considered Ixith of these changes jersona unJ prkaic ' - not exactly w ' hat the}i kkouXA Xikc every one of their riend.s to know. B J as pokes were not as visible as they were prcx ' iously - but I thought the new format was interesting, albeit superfluous. 1 briefly pondered if other people would notice the change and went to bed. X ' hen I awoke, I was amazed at the reaction th.it the changes were eliciting from many users who were now seeing them for the first time. Not only did the vast majority of FaceKnik users notice the News Feed (the official name of this new feature), but a surprising majority had very strong negative reactions. This was not a matter to be taken lightly - clearly many users were very upset. FaceKx k is currently the largest online social networking sen ' ice for college students. L ' ntil recently, a university e-mail address was a necessity for registnmon; users then belonged solely to the network i ( their respective schixil. Once registered, u.scrs can post information alxiut themselves - from their major and year to address and relationship status - add other memlvrs as friends, p ist messages on each otlier ' s walls, poke other memlxTs, join and create gtxmps, post pictures, ,ind so on. to be beneficial improvements to theirsite,displaving information that users would be interested in seeing in a clear and concise format. Some users agreed. A few Facebixjk groups arose in support of this new feature, one of which was createti by Berkeley grad student Kesin Rothrinrk. The group ' s profile said, " Tlie News Feed feature dex ' S an excellent job of concentrating the bulk ot Facelxx)k ' s post-Friending utility (preserving the individual ' s right to privacy) and this group strongly recommends its retention. " Meanwhile, other students were apathetic to the change. Freshman Ngix " Nguyen said, " TTie News Fcx-d feature is pointless. Do I ntx-d to know what my friend wrote to her friend (whom 1 do not know). ' " Many sniilents, Imweser. saw things quite differently. Tliey iewed the information releasixl to others ' News Feeds as personal and private - not exactly what they would like e ' ery one of their friends to know. [ " )iKtoral candidate l inah Boyd compared the tacts dissemin.iii l in the News Feed ti " screaming in a IoikI environment when suddenly the music stops and everyone hears the eiul of your sentence. " Within STORY BY Matthew Atkins hours of the News Feed ' s creation, a numK r of groups had been created in protest. In time, one of the largest became " Studenl Against Facebook News Feed (Offici.il Petition to Facebcxik), " Kiasting 800,(W memlx-rs at its peak. Crc-atc-d by third-ye.ir Northwestern University ' student Ben Parr, the group ironically gained prominent- through the Nc« ' s Feed itself; when the group was created, an announcement appeared on the News Feeds of all of Parr n friends; when they joinc-d the group, tli.it fact was broadcasted on the News Feeds nf ' their friends, and so on. It was not long until this group ' s membership includi l many UC Berkeley students. In response to this widespread outrage, Facelxxik cre;itor and Harvard University alumni Mark Zuckerberg made two public announcements that were released to none other than even ' user ' s News Feed. Tlie first remindc-d users that the News Feed did ' not incorporate more detailed informanon. aKnit users than previously available by liKiking ,it one ' s profile. ZuckerK-rg ' s scx ' ond letter, accompanic-d l ' y ni-w opnon.il i privacy features, included a personal apoK ' gy to Facelxxik users. " We really messed this one up, " he said. " When wx- launched News Feed and Mini-Fcxx) we were trying to provide you with a stre;im of informannn aKiut your sixial world. Instead, we did i bad job of explaining what the new features were and an even worse job of gixing you control of them. " The new privacy controls allowed user to delete specific announcements or .ill " ni-« ' s " pertaining to a specific categoa (such as fnends added, gniups joined, or rekmonship status changed). While s«iiiie users were lost forever, most considensJ this to K- an acceptable compromise. S iphomore mass communications major Frances Chang said, " It wasn ' t really a big deal; it was just something new, and Facelxxik shouldn ' t Ix- a big part of your lite anyways. " Even those who log nme daily on the site, though, evennially came to accept - or e x-n support ■ the featuri-s. The Nevv- Feed Ixx-ame just another daily norm. BSiG 2007 I Page ?2 facebook Profile edit Friends !▼ Networks I ▼ Inbox Search ' qS] Photos Q Notes U Groups [ Events Q] Posted Items Events Upcoming Events Search for Events Friends Events Past Events Tuesday. February 2 The Nauman Party AROSE HAS NO TEETH Hosted by: BAM PFA Type: Music Arts - Opening Where: Berkeley Art Museum When: Tuesday. February 20 9-1 1 p.m. Your RSVP: Maybe Attending Tuesday. April 1 7 MRSPECnVEii From All Perspectives A Multicultural and Performing Arts Showcase Saturday, April 2 1 Hosted by: ASUC Type Music Arts - Performance Where: Zellerbach Hall When: Tuesday. April 17 «aC3 6:30 -9:30 pm Your RSVP: You still need to RSVP VSA Culture Show 2007 Sai Gon Trang Mo ' - " The Veiled Moon ' Hosted by: Vietnamese Student Association Type Music Arts - Performance Where: Zellerbach Auditorium When: Saturday. April 2 1 5-7:40 p.m. Your RSVP Attending Statistics •As of February 2007 18 million users 30 billion page views per month 50% of users log on daily 6th most trafficked site in the US 1% of all time spent on the internet 1 billion photos on the site 600 million searches per month 2 Terabytes of RAM StATIfTHI Cm IITtS TMI FAll»OOk BlOO P.iL ' f 1 Features STORY BY Matthew Atkins November 7. 2006. Election day. The e words touch the er - core of our democratic spirit and elicit teelinKS ot patriotism. Well, at least in the 42% ot 18-24 year-olds that vote. This year ' s midterm elections yielded a divided (jovernment for the first rime since 1994, with a Democraric majority- in the House of Representatives and also in the Senate, after independent Senators Bernie Sanders and Joe Lieberman agreed to caucus with the DemiKrats. Here in Berkeley ' , students had a nuinher of voring options. Some students voted by absentee ballots from their home districts, but many registered locally, where they had the oprion of voting early on November 1 and 2 in the convenience ot Heller Lounge, located in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union. In fact, many students were involved with the election long before November. Voter registration drives K-gan as early as Welcome Wi-ek and contmued up until the OctoK-r 2 deadline. With .ipproximately 200 volunteers from various stxident groups, the ASL ' C Oflice ot External Affairs worked to promote voring awareness. Efforts included t:ibling on campus and in the dining commons, providing voter registrarion fortiis and encouraging professors to make announcements about voring. Cal Votes Coalition, the primary ' organizing group for the drive, was comprised of alx)ut 20 student groups and facilitated by the ASUC Office of External Affairs. " Everybody understands how important voter registrarion is, so a lot of clubs are helping out to get a higher number of students to ote, " said Blaise Patikowski, the voter registration coordinator within External Affairs. In order to remain nonpartisan, coalition representatives could only answer questions about how to correctly fill out the voter registrarion form, said ASUC External Affairs Vice President Jason Chu. Indeed, clearance to table in the dining commons was acquired on the condirion of nonpartisanship. UC President Robert D ' nes ' September clarificarion of UC policy, allowing nonpartisan student voter registrarion within non- public areas on tlic campus, increased dialogue l-vtwc-en the ASUC and Ixith the Residence H.ill Assembly and the Residential 6i Student Ser iie« Programs. Over 500 students were registered because of the policy change, said Andy Kelley, director of campus mobilization within External Affairs. " I think it is very convenient for students who already live in tlie residence halls, " said assembly president Onana Madngal. " That ' s always a ginnJ thing. " Although the goal was to register at least 3,400 students, said Kellc-y, voter registrarion actually exceeded 5,000. " It ' s just to make sure that every student who wants to have a voice in the government has the ability and opportunity to vote their voice, " he said. " If we don ' t vote ipoliriciansj won ' t listen, so we need to be heard and ' otc. " Besides registering, many students engaged in dialogues - whether face-tcvface, in print online. Online, Facebook.com, a popular soci.il networking site, allowed users to publicize their support of candidates and issues on their " Profile. Furthermore, Facebook " groups " were created left and right to the tune ot " Rinrk the Vote, " " Ni on Prop 85, " or " ' ote YES on PROP 89! " Many groups ' membership reached the thousands. B G 2007 I Page M L aiOn DI Y 9006 Divided government Schwarzenegger reelected. Gore ' s proposition toils Local Election Results j ajgir of Berkeley _____„. Turn Bates t ' " " Zelda Bronstein 31% Zacharv RunningWolf 5% Christian Pecaut |1% V State Assembly Distrirt 14 Loni Hancock 82% rUigh Wolf 18% K Berkelev ' City Council Distrirt l l Jjna.i M.un 7ti " .i Merrille Mitchell 23% Berkeley City Council Distrirt 4 Uuna Sprins; 71% Raudel Wilson l28% Berkeley City Council Distrirt 7 Kris W.-nhinuton 53% George Bcicr 47% Berkeley City Council Distrirt 8 LmrJon XVirniak CV ' o Jason Overman 137% The Battle for District 7 | One o( the closest races on the Berkeley ballot determined whether incumbent Kriss Worthington or challenger Getirge Beier would represent District 7 in Berkeley ' s (. " ity Council. Though Worthington ultimately won with a slight lead at 53%, Beier prtwed to he a tough oppt nent. Beier sought to increase student awareness of his candidacy and agenda. Toward this end, he launched an extensive advertising campaign on EicelxHik.com. On OcnoK-r 18, 2006, he e en hostc l a campaign party at Blakes on Telegraph Avenue, b iasting free fixx.! and a $1,000 bar tab. The Battle for District 8 UC Berkeley fourth year political science and sociology major Jason Overman, 21, threw his name into the District 8 race in August. Although incumbent Cit ' Councilmember Gordon Worniak, 62, received more financial contributions, Cherman won several prized organization endorsements - including the DemiKtatic Patty, AFL-CIO Alameda County- Central Labor Council, and Councilmembers Max Anderson (District 3), Dona Spring (District 4) and KrIss Worthington (District 7). The Washington, D.C., native also received considerable support from his fellow- students, including ASUC senators, Greek community leaders and the Cal Democrats. Elected to the Rent Stabilization Board in 2004. 0 erman is particularly dedic ated to issues of affordable housing and tenant ' s rights. Although some believe increased student turnout could have Kilstered his share of the votes (37%), many applauded CK ' erman ' s candidacy in and of itself as an effort to increase student participation - and students ' voice - in city affairs. Measure Vote Ye , A. Extends the Berkeley Schools Excellence Projert tax of 1 986, using funds for smaller class sizes, a wider range of classes and counseling, school site programs, libraries, music, visual and performing arts, and parent outreach programs In Berkeley schools. E " tcs. 81% Eliminates the need to hold a pccial election when a commissioner on Berkelc-y ' s Rent Snibilization Board leaves their post or dies while in office, sa ' ing an estimated S400,(XX) per election in which there are odier issues on die ballot. F Ve . 7 ) " .. Allows five sports fields (twci multi-purpose, synthetic fields for soccer, lacrosse and rvigby, one regulation baseball field and two fields for sottball and little league baseball) to be built on a sixteen- acrc site just south of Oilman Street. i Sets a city goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050 and ad ises the mayor to develop a 10-year target and reduction plan to reach it. H .-. i-i ' . Petitions the House o( Representatives to initiate Impeachment priKedures against President George W. Bush .ind We Pre l lent Dick Chenex. 1 .. :;■■ Would have raised the annual limit on conJo conversions m m 100 to SOO units: repl.iced the affordable housing fee lor con erslons which pre iously nin at 12.5% of a condo ' s sales price with .1 lower, tlat ftv; and allowed tenants to purchase converted units at a 5% discount or .iccept a cash payment oi 2% to relocate. I . . : .. Would h.ave allowed the Landmarks Presers-ation Commission greater authority to pmhibit demolition of historical buildings Tate ?5 I Features Al Gore Goes to Wash i ngton Berkeley Former ' icc President speaks at downtown " Yes on 87 " rally STORY BY Matthew Atkins Not surprising for a school as dit ' erse as Berkeley, many students had differing opinions of statewide and nationwide election results, including those who were apathetic, disappointed, pleased and ecstatic. Most students u ' cre happy to see some of their propositions pass and a few of their favorite candidates elected into office. Second year political science major Mark Matsumoto said he was " kinda bummed tliat some of tlie propositions didn ' t pass. " He mentioned he had been particularly interested in Propositions 87 and 89. St dtewide Election Results ■ ifiice Alameda Countv 1 ■ i, ' i.-m. ' r Phil Anl;clki .■ . itvi " .. .■XniolJ Si.liw,ir:i.-negger, 56.1% LJeutenanc Governor John Garamendi, 67.7% Ijohn Garamendi, 49.2% Secretary of Sate Dehra Bowcn. 67.7% Debra Bowen. 48.2% State Controller John Chiang, 69.2% John Chiang, 50.7% Stnte Treasurer Bill U.ck ' er, 72.5% Bill Uiclcycr. 54.5% Attorney ' General Jerri ' Brown, 73.1% Jerr - Brown, 56.3% Insurance Commissioner Cruz Bustamante, 52.1% Ste ' e Poizner, 51 .0% . US Senate Dianne Feinstein. 76.1% Dianne Feinstein, 59.5% On the bright and sunny aftcmiKin of October 2 3, 2006, former Vice President Al Gore paid a visit to the city of Berkeley. Over 2,000 people gathered together in front of City Hall in Martin Luther King Jr. Park. The cause was a rally in support of Proposition 87, which ultimately tailed despite the suppt)rt of Berkeley and other B.iy Area voters. The e ' ent opened with a speech by Mayor Tom Bates, who described various steps that the city has taken towards greater environmental responsibilitv and sustainability, including the construction ot new municipal buildings to " green " standards .ind the use of hybrid vehicles. Berkeley is alsi one of 319 US cities to indcpendendy endorse the Kyoto Pro tocol, an amendment to the Unitevl Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change currendy supported by 166 nations (but not the United States). While individual cities h.ave taken action on their own, there has been .i surprising lack of unified eflorts to combat climate change state- and nationwide. Bates explainc-d dial many past efforts were tliwarted due to polinc.il pressure from oil companies. He pointed out that California has the worst air quality of the nation and is one of the only places in the world without an oil severance tax. Bates also mentioned that. B C 2007 I P.. 36 it " passed, Pri)p 87 wnuld have pumped four billion dollars into the California economy while increasing research on alternative energies and reducing; cases of asthma. Actress Maria Bello took tlie stage ncxi. introducing herself as " a mother raising her kid in California. " She expr essed her outrage o er the tact that over 90% of Californians hrcatlic air hclow state and federal cjuality standards and pointed out that oil companies are the most powertlil and profitahle companies in history. " Clearly, " she said, " there are cheaper, cleaner alternatives. " The crowd applauded when Gore finally stepped up to the podium. .After commenting that it was a heautitiil day and introducing the topic ot climate change, he said, " People understand why we have to act and yet they are puzzled about why the nation that is universally seen as the natural leader of the community of nations l...| has not stepped fonvard to do the right thing here. " Gore then ga e a number of reasons why our nation ' s dependence on o is harmful both to the L ' S ani.1 the globe as a whole. The early 1 970s marked the United States ' peak oil production; since then, use has exceeded pnxluction and an e ' er-increasing percentage of oil supply comes from abr oad. Halt of the US ' oil supply now comes from the Middle East, a region that is politically unstable anil is being equ.illy harmed by our dependenc " y on oil. The market for oil is not free in Gore ' s opinion; he believes that " control is on us (...| until we say enough is enough. " In Brazil, 75% of vehicles run on locally grown fuels, such as sugarcane. Gore said that we have not undertaken similar initiatives in the L ' nited Stiites because oil-supplying nations and oil companies ha e " managed market prixluction rates to m;iximi:e profits " and in doing so " manage our political will. " NJCliile many look to the future and see .1 limited supply of oil eventually leading to its demise as a dominant energy .source. Core argues otherwise. In the words of Saudi Arabia ' s oil minister, " The stone age didn ' t end because of a shortage of stones. " Similarly, the fossil fuel age is " gonna end when we decide to mow on to something better. " Gore concluded by discussing how clim.ite change is " the crisis of our time, " similar in scale to past societal issues such as fascism. It is " without any precedent in all of human history " and causing problems liKally (e.g., melting the ice pack that stores California ' s water supply throughout the winter), nationally (e.g., the havtx Hurricane Katrina caused New Orleans), and internationally (e.g., the potential displacement of hundreds of millions of climate refugees). L ' ltimately, the efforts of this and other priv Pn posirii n 87 r.illies were in v-ain. Sratewide, 54.8% of voters rejected 87. In Berkeley, howe er, there was giKKl ni-ws: Proposition G, a cit ' measure that establishes an 80% reduction ol greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, passed by a majority of 8 1 %. Proposition Alameda County Suitewide J A Yes. 75.4% __ _ _ Vo. 7(x9 " „ Requires that ftinds .illocated for traffic congestion relief projects, safety improvements and local streets be used tor the purposes prescribed. Limits loans that can be taken out by the state to pay for transportation improvements. j; Jj £ I ll ' iV--, (lT.|l " o Yl ■ , dl V ' ,, Makes repairs to freeways, highways, streets and roads; impnwes safety of state highways and bridges. Expands public transit systems, increases amount of car pool lanes, reduces air pollution and improves anti-terrorist efforts at shipping ports. ir Y. , ( 7 ' v , Yrs, 57.4 ' , _ Provides funds to give shelter to battered women and children, clean and safe housing to lo income seniors, accessibility improvements to apartments and homeownership assistance for disabled, veterans and working families. IP Yes, 6S.1 " .. Yo, 5( .tv ' ,. Provides tiinding to repair and upgrade public college and university buildings and build new | classrooms at community colleges, CSU ' s and UC ' s. Relieves public schcral overcrowding, repairs older schools, improves earthquake safety and fund .n,ariiin,i! ..ducational facilities. II; Yes. ::.V„ Yes, 64.0 " .. Rebuilds flood control structures to protect homes from levee failures, flash flocxls and mudslides. Protects drinking water supplies by rebuilding delta levees vulnerable to earthquakes and storms. _m Yes, 60.2% Yes, 70.6 % Increases penalties for sex offenders and child molesters, prohibits sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park, reciuires lifetime GPS monitoring of felony sex offenders and expands the definition of a sexually iolent predator. S4 Yes, 6A6% _ Yes, 5V7% .Authorizes the issue of bonds to pay for projects relating to safe drinking water, improved water quality and supply, water conser ation, flood control, naniral resource protection and state and liKal rk improvements. _ l 85 .., is .? ' ,. ... S4,l ' , Would have amended the California Constitution to require a 48-hour notice before an abortion could Ix " performed on an unemancipated minor except in the case of a medical emergency or with a parental waiver. _86 Yes, 59. V . N... tJ :■ ' .. Would have imposed a thirteen cent tax on every cigarette sold, using the revenues toward emergency senices at hospitals, nursing education, health insurance, tobaccivuse-pre ention programs and cancer research and treatment. 87 Yes, 60.1 " .. No. 54. . ' " .. Would have established a $4 billion program to reduce petroleum consumption by 25% through tlie use of alternative energies and greater energy efficiency. The program would haw been funded by a tax on producers of oil extracted in California that could not Iv passed on to consumers. ■s-s No, 70.2 " ,. No, 77.0 " .. Would have provided additional public K-1 2 school funding for class siie reduction, textbooks, sib, .1.1 s,iKi .inJ ii.ijcmic t.uilin i;r.inis. p.iid tur b .i ' 50 i.ix on ewn i ' ' . il estate. gg Would have allowed political candidates to receive public campaign funding by an incrvase in taxes on corporations and financial institutions. Also would have csciblished new limits on campaign q contributions for state-oftice candidates and by lobbyists and state contractors. ■N ' No. 62.6 " .. No. 5:,4 " „ Would h;iw banned state and local governments from condemning or damaging private property for private projects or uses. Additionally, the prxiposition would haw limited tlie government ' s autliority to adopt and enforce land use, housing, consumer, environmental and workplace laws and regulations. Finally, it would haw required the government to iKaipy condemned property- or lease it for public use, along with offering it tor resale to the prior owner or their heir at current fair market value. Page ?7 I Features Artist depicts Abu Ghraib atrocities Fernando Boterol UC Bi;rkcli;v, Ikhuc ot die Free Speech MiA-ement, liecame the first public institution tn exhibit Ci)lombian artist Fernando Botero ' s depictions of die Abu Ghraib prison tortures, which opened for pubhc viewing on campus January 29, 2007. LiKated in the main passage to tlu- Doe library- stacks, the display featured a series of 47 painrings and drawings of the 80 created. A reaction to the disturbing events that txcurrc-d in Iraq ' s Abu Ghraib prison in 2003 and 2004, the collection tLxik Botero 14 months to complete. At an e ent preceding the t)pening of the exhibit, Harley Shaiken, education and geography professor and chair of the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), discussed the accentuated role of art during times of crises. " Art at moments of human crisis has an exceptional role, " he said. " It allows us to clarity-. To renew from a different perspective. To come to terms with the issues that are there. " The issues in reference are the human rights violations committed by US military guards. The 47 works of art on exhibit were displ.iyed in many European galleries in 2006. In the United States, they were featured at the Marlborough Galler in New York Cir - for i)ne month. Following the New York exhibition, though, many museums declined to exhibit Botero ' s paintings when Art Services International tried to organize a national tour. For Botero, a painter who has amvork displayed in 46 museums throughout the world, it came as a shiK ' k when all proposed US museums turned down the offer. In Novemlx ' r 2006, however, CLAS contacted Botero to display the collection at UC Berkeley; CLAS had read many reviews concerning the political aspect of Botero ' s work, including those citing similarities to Pablo Piciisso ' s famous and politically driven interpretation of the Spanish Civil War in Giicmica. An arrangement was made, and the exhibit was quickly constructed in less than two months. The exhibit remained open in Poe Libran ' until March 23. To enhance die message and impact of the Abu Ghraib exhibit, CLAS organized many university programs and discussions. Three were scheduled immediately, one including a conversation with Fernando Botero himself Issues such as art, human rights, torture and terrorism were addressed by Berkeley professors and visiting experts. One discussion explored the use of violence in restoring the absolute power the United States lost post-9 1 1 and how art has the ability to reject and reflect upon the vision of absolute power. Others discussed the relation of Botero ' s work to the Latin American tradition in which art speaks for those who have been silenced, as VN ' ell as the role of gender in his depictions. Botero chose to focus on the brutal masculinity of the atrocities because having a woman committing such harrowing acts may have mitigated the artvvork ' s effect. These panels highlighted the niiportant issues at hand that were not necessarily inherent in the gallery ' itself True to his stylistic signature, Botero ' s exaggerates the proportions of his " Abu Ghraib " subjects. Although often noted for his bright and delicate colors, these paintings instead use dark greens, tans and black. Bright colors were used when depicting the sadistic actions of the tortvirers through the usage of blindfolds, latex gloves and women ' s underwear. In many ot his pieces, he added a vv ' hite windim ' in the corner of the prisoner ' s cell to symKilIze sroRV BY Hasi.na Bauam die hope that the dignity of those tortured may be restored. The window is in stark contrast with the dark and claustrophobic atmosphere of the cell. The most compelling paintings may actually Ix those of single Ixidy pans - a hand reaching for help in desperation, a foot bound by rope eating away at tlcsh, or a hooded head with bloodied scratches on the face - that create as strong of a connection with the viewer as the tull-si:ed paintings. Although the Abu Ghraib prison is scheduled for demolition and memories fade of the crimes committc-d there, Botero ' s works of art sen-e as reminders of what happened to the detainees. Those who visited the exhibit were even able to view the images up close, a privilege not often possible at museums. Nevertheless, the issue of collection placement remains: Why weren ' t the paintings and drawings exhibited at a museum. ' Why were they displayed in a hallway of the main library. ' Some museums had security concerns, stilting that they did not want to encounter vandals and protestors in fear that their museum would be forced to close. Others, such as the Berkeley ' .Art Museum, simply could not accommodate the exhibit in the requisite time pericxi. Snll others claimed artistic difterences, even though many of Botero ' s other works are featured in American institutions. Indcvd, the political aspi-ct of Botero ' s " Abu Ghraib " colk-cnon appears to be the controversial issue. Although many are unwilling to accept the artworks depiction of the United States in anodier light, the testimony is nonedieless important. Alter all, Botero said, " An is a permanent accusation. " B C 2007 I Page 38 ' ' 1 i i ■ wn - i 4 sd 1m 1 j T l U 1 ' Mir [il ' __ 1 nl lV tcri liHtks i ti, with .uic I ' t In-. tnpnchN ot iM av. . k-ftl Hi-a-n ' ml i n «..irnuN. " Ai-ni (. »hnih 7. " a «.hjn.iv»i kctih. " AKi ihuwin thcKiclcgnmnd. Tlic center piincl rclcirnto (.ihniih h, " ,irr cwvamT ul hi% cx.iij.vr.in l oHc. Tlic cxhiht tcafxircvl 2S ncarK ' It, the saintiv ' hnT t man ' tn tn tan.it Jevks. oil paintiniri anJ 22 «null Jra intr ot chaixiM). jxncil anJ u-atrrvtilor Papc W I Fcinirci IS FOR MCTORV ogina Monologues speaks out against iolence towards women Vilcntinc ' s Day is not just a Jay anymi)rc. hi the Jays Ic-.idinj; up to Fcbruar ' 14, a uniquf croup of individuals came to) thcr to I ' rcsent Eve Enslcr ' s TTu; Vagina Monologuis, an episodic play that serves as the cornerstone I it the " V-Day " mmement. ThrouKh TTie Vagina Monologiu ' s, V-Day seeks to stop violence against women worldwide. Since 1998 UC Berkeley has I ' articipated in this effort to increase awareness, raise monc " y and re ' itali2e the spirit of exisnni; anti- ' iolencc organizations. Tliis year, a cast of 2S students performc-d in 155 Dwinelle Hall and NX ' liecler Auditorium from February 8-1 1 . I AKa ' c) Sophomtirc En luh and peace and cimH .tiidieA ma) )r Int Mall rren play ' s an elderly u )man in tl miinolt ) e, ' The FltHxl. " The tt man rctiwints a tiauniii ' cKpenencc the had in high M:hiH l, after which she end her relanitnthip with her -atlina. B .G 2007 I Page 40 Althoufjli over 1,000 aillegcs worLKvulc hokl Vagina performances near Valentine ' s Day, the UC Berkeley performance is unique in its innovation. In addition to Ensler ' s original mimologues, Cal ' s Vagina production team writes new ones each year to accommodate different representations of aginas. In the past year, a new kind of vagina was introduced - the transgender vagina - and the representing cast member wrote and performed her own monologue. Like the other monologues, die rransgender montilogue created a one-on-one dialogue with the audience. " The most appealing part of the show was definitely the performance and the unique dialogue - casualness and openness, " said second-year molecular ani.1 cell biology major Lisa Binsin. The director and production team began preparation for the performances in May 2006, but auditions took place in September. " These women are ordinary people who come to us from a variety of backgrounds and different levels |of acting], " said director and UC Berkeley alumna Eve Skylar. " 90% of them have never been on stage. " The cast was made to consist of women who are passionate and active in campaigns to end violence against women. Since September, tlie cast and crew met every tw i weeks tor rehearsal in what were called " cunt communities " : participants engaged in discussions relating to issues of violence against women, performed acting exercises and bonded with each other. " I learned something every time I was with these women, " said actress and second- year economics major Yiwen Cheng. " I learned that it is important to speak out, and I felt so supported and empowered by listening and being listened to by these beautiful people. " A defining feature of every Vagina performance was the look and feel of die show. Every cast and crew member wore some variation of red and black apparel, and a large red letter " V " marked the stige. Outside the auditorium were collages and poster representations of what the cast thought the vagina was. From a deep jungle to a Madonna figure, these isual interpretations enlightened audience members about the difficulties of womanhood. " I learned to be more open to these t ' pes of issues and discussions, " said Binsin. " There ' s nothing to be ashamed of " The show began with an introductory video about the V-Day movement and continued with the disturbing yet truthful monologues of the vagina. New to UC Berkeley ' s Vagina performance was a monologue tided " I Was There in the Room, " which celebrated the most important and miraculous ftjnction of the vagina - birth. Originally not performed on the Berkeley stage, Cal ' s Vagina chapter thought it was important to include the piece for the same reasons as the transgender monologue. " It ' s so crucial that we open up to uncomfortable issues because they are often silendy and painfiiUy accepted, " said Cheng. The beauty of the performance was in the content of the monologues. " I felt like a lot of other productions focus on the entertainment part, " said Skylar. " We wanted the audience to come out of there and think and do something about it. " The Vagina Monologues is more than a show; it is a movement. Most of all, die Cal V-Day movement was a group effort, and the relationships created extended beyond the show-. " I think the production team, cast and crew - we ' re all a pretty tighdy-knit group, " said Cheng. " A lot of us hang out outside of die show, and it ' s a lot of fiin since we ' ve all shared something really special. " Although not affiliated widi any on-campus organi:arion, the show was heavily sponsored by bodi die ASUC and the Gender Equity Resource Center, which provides information, support services and advocacy to Cal students. Such organizations aid V-Day performances worldwide in reclaiming Valentine ' s Day as " Love Day " — love for eN-eryvne. As Skylar said, " The ' V in ' V-Day ' stands tor ' Victory against Violence ' and that ' s somcdiing yet to come. " (Ixtt u right) t ircav r and UC Berkeley nluma £%■£ SkyUr tntnxiuccs ihc play ' s history. purpv se. beneficiaries and sponsors. Since its debut in 1 996, The Vaginu Monolog ii:i has raised in-cr S40 million and t luciHed millitms alxiut the issue ot iolcnce at:ainst wttnien. In 2007, nioiv tfian VCW " V.l av " e rnts tiKik place at 1.150 colleges and communities WMrldwide. Mahsa Boycc, a 2005 UC Berkeley alumna with a ma]itf in de ' elopment studies, pla -s a transgender in the self itled mtinoloj ic, " Mari-sa. " Second year Eniilish major Chnstine Boiden patncipatcs m the monoloKue, " I w.is I 2. My Mirther Slapped Me. " In a chonis with three ther .ictTcs.H-s, IVitden describes many y »ung tt-omen ' s first menstni.il penod. Aurora Ma.sumyaucd. a thitvl Tar [Xilitical .soencTC and ecomimics m.i]or. perlomis " The Wi«men Who Unrd li Make V.iEin.as Happy. " As a dominatnx lesbian, she disc- isses her Un-c ol i:i intl WMmen ple.isulT. Tile scxne lltefally climaxes with a vival " tnple or pism. " Page 4 1 I K.iiiucs Celebrating 100 years, 1906-2006 Cal Performances! (IWk»w n x) 1902: |ohn Galen Hi warJ ' sketch ol a pi mon of die prvip»i eJ Greek Tlieatrc, nuhJeleJ on the jnttent thejtrr at EptJauni». Philanthropist Phivix- Apjvrson Hearst RinJcJ the architectural competition anj unJer T..ti manv ol the InJilJinir . She askeJ her on. Willuiii R.inJolph Hear t. to donate the tunJs to build the Greek Theatr . . which bean, his name. 0 n inictu n Ivj an in Fcbruarv WOl and was completed by September 2003, when L ' t. Bcrkcle President Benjamin Ide X1 tfcle presided iwcr dedicatii n cca monies, where scenes from ArisU)phanes ' The BifJ were pcrtonned. Wlieelcr ' s usion ol the Universit - as the " Athens ol the West " was quickly bcinji rcali:ei.l (Eidiw) 19J4: 14-%rar- id Micke ' Rooney perlt-jmu-d the i lc ol I ick in German impresano Max Reinhardi ' s cxtT;n ' a£nnt prxxluction ot A Muiiummer Nijjhi ' i Dream. Als m i!ic cast w.ii an 18 rar t ld Sarato M resident in her prvttessional staj. ' e debut. 01i ia dc Havilland. The tirsi linir acts were presented in the Faailt ' Glade (outfitted with swimming ptxils and a wxxxlland tor the occasion), uith the tinal act taking place at the Hearst Greek Theatre. The San Francisco Symphony and Chorus pcrlbrmcd Mendelssohn ' s score, and the show teatured 2 X) saident extras in 17ih cnrur ' French attire. (RiKhi) 2005: Under Robert Cole ' s dt recnon , Cal Performances ha ■• expanded the presentanon or intemanonal ballet and modern danci companies, including Russia ' s premier classical ballet troupe, the Kinn (pictured here in it5 2005 pert ' ormanci of TTie Sleeping Beauty) and Bolshoi ballet companies and orchestras. ituitlil) l t9ii. Ill rf M vi.itK ik Mitlk ihc l f dl )( ' «.[.i i ' viii i. jfden .iiid the Edmlnirirh International Festix-al. CalPcrls presented the L ' S premiere of Mark Mum ' s pntduction of Ramcau ' t comic opem Ixillei, Ptui . the highlight of tl»e l W8 Berkeley ' Fesm-al . Exhibition ol carh ' music. Nicholas McGegiin conduaed the Philharmonia Ban que Orthestra. and the prtJuctitin tcamred French tenor Jean-Paul FouthcctMin in the ntle n le (third Irom left) and the Mark Mom Pance Gntup (MMIVI) as vamHis ln g», iwU, sat Ts and mttruU. Since making it delnii in 1987, MMlXf has presented a string of uxtrld. US and West t ' M»t premieres .it Zcllerbach Hall, atul m 2(X)2 named Berkeley its otftcul second h tmc B6iG 2007 I P.-1KI- 4 2 COI HTLSV CAL PERFORMANCfS (Lett) 1990: Cal Pertorni.inces has been closely associated Aidi Mikhail Baf ' 5hniktA ' since 1991 when his X itc Oak Dance Projea debuted. Baryshnikov ' is that rare artist who has notched himself ever higher with each spectacular career move - Itom ballet star, to modem dancer, tv film and srage actor, to artistic direaor. (Below) 2002: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma brought his Silk Road Pk )- ea to Cal Performances in April 2002 tor a ten-day festiv-al of concerts, conferences, master classes and education pro- yrams to explore the cross-pollination oi ideas, cultures, mu- sic and art that occurred along the ancient Silk Road - a ast network of trade routes that were acnw from the first millen- nium B.C- to the middle of the ccond millennium AP 1 ' i (Lett) W2); AiiKTK.in t.ij;c .Ktress Mar ' arct An.t;lin in Hipp«)I.Mut at the Hearst Greek Theatre m 1923, one oi the many classic Greek tragedie she presented on campus. No one did more lo csiabli h Berkele as an impt)rtmt cultural center than Anj lm. In 1910 she K-tfan a 5V rar asstxianon with the L ' nnrrsit ' . Rcp irts of Anglin ' s pn.tducnons .« the Greek Theatre spread amund the wxirld, and she is credited with renewing Amcnca ' s interest in classical drama. (Far lelt) c.1980: A 22- rjrt ld dancer named Martha Graham made her L ' C Bcrkelev debut in 1916 as a mcmK-r oi Ruth St. C eni and Ted Shawn ' s comp.inv. She remmed with her own gUKind-brcikinj; company in the 1970s and 19805, and m a •special 90th birthday celcbranon in 1984. The technique she Je -elopevl became the mt st inlluenaal in m .»dem dance in the 20th centur -, and her Xceicy has been compared ti Stani.sta ilc ' s 1i»sc«»w Art Tlieater and the Grand Kabuki of Japan. Comtrsi Bamboii Limn V, )H: 4 3 I Features c (0 I CO I- o +- (C I- 0) u c (0 Q 0) ■♦-• (0 CD T3 _o O STORY BY Grace Ho Till- aiidicni. ' c holds its brciitli ;is dancers drcsscil in simple, elegant black weave their way around the stace. Their movements echo the snuHith lliiwinH ot ink on rice pai er. Set ayainst a hackKround ot scrolls ot paper with ink slowly Rinninj; i.lo«n them, the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre ot Taiwan turns in a performance that truly lives up to the proynim ' s title: " Wild Cursis ' e. " This extraordinary dance trou|X ' was founded hy Lin Hwai-Min, who is well known tor toundin the dance program at the National Taiwan Unixcrsity. Lin tell in love with dance alter seeing a pertormancc of Sunn Lake in Taiwan. It was beautiful, hut he dreamed of choreoKraphinf; dances better suited to eastern principles; he noticed that " circular movement is in the DNA of Chinese culture. " including rai chi and otlier martial arts. An " Asian dance " would therefore incorporate such circular movements instead of the strongly linear ones executed in ballet. Taking inspiration from calligraphy, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre was born. The dancers in the troupe undergo uitchxc ir.niiuig. The meditate tv find their chi, take calligraphy classes to attain a sense of the movement and learn to listen to their bodies. It is an entirely new way ot movement that they must slowly acquire apart frt)m their tr.aditional training in ballet. Lin noted that he is lucky to have very powerful feinale dancers. The program itselt, " Wild Cursive, " was acnially the third installment of a series based on Chinese calligraphy. In " Wild Cursive, " the d.ii,n.i .li t ' and follow their energy, controlling tlie breath of tlie audience. It is the pinnacle ot innovation in modern dance and unlike any dance form seen Ix-tbre, opening horizons of what dance could be. (Top) Company membcn of Taiwan ' s ClouJ Gate Dance Theatre, bring tiicir signarurr blend of Eastern and Western dance 5i ' tc5 in die 6nal section of Un Hu-ai ' Min ' s acclaimed trilogy ' inspired b - calligraphv and maraal arts October 20-21. 2006. STORY BY Grace Ho Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg When we hear the word " ballet, " most of us iminediately envisum the famous productions we grew up with: TJ e Nulcrucker, or perhaps Siiun Luke. Wliile the Eifman production of Anna Karenma is in fact set to a beautiful Tchaikovsky score, the style of dance is entirely revolutionary. Choreographer Boris Eifman has been running his company for 30 years, cn-ating over 40 ballets. He founded the Nc-vs ' Ballet ot Leningrad in 1977, which has since Ixx-ome the Eitrnan Ballet. ReK ' llious and accused ofbeing " anti-Russian, " Eitrnan sought to modernize traditional Soviet ballet into something that would reflect the gri-at changes of the 20th century. He focuses esptxially on psychological drama in the works he brings to life, Ivcause he feels that dance can be philosophical as well as ae.sthctically Ivauritul. " Ballet is a very speci.il art form tliat gives us an opportunity to perme.ite into the sulvonscious and dive into the heart of psychological drama, " he said. " E;ich new ballet is B C 2007 I Page 44 an expedition into the unknown. " Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy fits Eifman ' s passions extremely well; a tragic s tor ' of a love triangle, infidelity and self-destruction, it provides the rich emotions Eifman likes to emphasize. The characters express themselves dramatically, allowing the ■ludience to share in their struggles and suffering at a deep level. One is truly able to follow along witli each character ' s thoughts and internal war. The dynamic scenes performed by the group also lend insight into the characters ' turbulent ftx-lings. When the main character reaches her wretchetl fate in tlie end, one c;innot help but empathize, having followc-d her heart and soul ' s dcx-pest sensations throughout the entire performance. The sets, costumes and lighting also deviate from tliose of traditional ballet, adding a rich depth to Eifman ' s distincT and original style. Truly a work of art, Anna Karcnma will mm your head with its uniqueness in excxution. Highlights from 2006-2007 season Centennial Campaign STORY BY Grace Ho Bi. ' .uit ' is in tlie eye ot the beholder, but absolutely no one can possibly deny that Peking Acrobats is completely and thoroughly amazing. Who wouldn ' t enjoy a sho« ' mcluJing incredible feats such as: ten people balancing on a bicycle and riding it; a man building a precarious tower ot chairs that teaches almost to the ceiling and pulling himself up it as he goes; a man keeping himself balanced on a teeter totter while catapulting bowls to land in a neat stack on his head using the teeter totter itself; and girls balancing dishes of lit candles on various parts of their bodies as they perform astonishing displays of contortion? Surely such a performance would receive tliunderous applause from an audience of all ages. Even better, not only is this troupe able to stun you with its skills, it seeks to astonish you gracetully and artistically: Background music played on traditional Chinese instalments, wonderful lighting, and i idly colored costumes add to the da::ling effect - and they succeed quite beautifully. Even humor is incorporated into the show, in the form of a basket of seemingly raw eggs that threatens to fell on the heads of the people sitting in the front rows. (The eggs were actually fake and attached to the basket with strings.) This highly skilled - and that is perhaps an understatement - troupe is comprised of 27 members and is directed by ll.ii Ken Tsai, whose family has seen three genetations of Chinese acrobatics. All performers were trained from the extremely young age of five. If you are not lucky enough to catch this troupe live on stage, you might be able to watch them on television, as they have been featured on se ' eral shows and celebrity -studded specials. On tile siKer screen, tliey costarreJ with Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt and George Clixiney in the hit films, Ocean ' s J I and Ocean ' s 12. Acrobat Qin Shaobo is also in Ocean ' s 13, scheduled for release in June 2007. Since their debut in 1986, the Peking Acrobats have ftised modern technology with ancient folk art tradition. Continuing China ' s rich histoty of acrobatics - dating hack over 2,000 years - tliey push tlie envelope of human possibility and astonish audiences all around the world. L rLi.t trL-m thv Ptvplc ' s RcfHilMK I ' l hinj. the elite rcktni: Aca Kils itfum tvt Cal Per1i miancc in mcumcnre .iiijicnccs ui(h their unhclm-ablc jnocnt Chinese litlk .icn Kinc» that blmJ mtnn.i tio. )uia:lint;, ovims .inj tvifnhhnc jAnuat ' 20-21. 2t.V7. Peking Acrobats Page 4 5 | Features STORY BY STliPHANIE GONG Declan Donnellan ' s Twelfth Night WlUl.llU ll,lkl |H.-.irC ' utl iM NinKi was ivrtormed by an all- male Russian cast. Tht- ramifications ot this simple by-line made ti r a very unique Cal Pertormance. The all-male cast was a Jetinite throw-back to the orisinal st le during Shakespeare ' s time. That, howex-er, was as traditional as this play got, for its cast made no attempts to play the female roles in dras;- There was no make-up or wigs or fake falsetto voices; flat chests remained tlat. Nevertheless, the audience could distinguish the female characters by acting alone. (Albeit the long dresses helped a little, tcxi.) Once you UTap your mind around the all-male cast, however, you must also brace your ears tor two hours of Russian. Those unfamiliar with the Russian language need not worr ' , as the stage was flanked by two plasma screens and topped with a banner all delivering English sur-titles in sync with the performance. Ihc Lingu.igc .iiiJ tile Iwistcd I ' k ' i were about as complicated as the play could e ' er be. Yet the set itself was relatively simple: Other than the backlit screen fiir a background and canvas panels, the set mainly consisted of a table and chair. The props: musical instruments, a scandalous letter, cigarettes and a grocery bag containing an assortment of bottled liquor. Despite all the unconventional inanities of this acting company ' s rendition, the Shakespeare ' s comedic styling still rang true. Viola ' s shy love for Orsino and awkward masculine guise justified all the characters ' confusion of sexualir . The unrequited love of the persistent Olivia and the chaos resulting from the return of a not-sodcad Sebastian further confirmed Shakespeare ' s comedic style. The love-triangle was balanced by the satisf -ingly cniel rex ' enge of Sir Toby against Malvolui. and they almost stole the show. 1 or some, performing Shakespeare out of its original language is a crime, but the cnergv ' this cast brought out of the audience printed otherwise. IndeevI, " X lat ' s essential is not the word, " said directi r Dec lan Donnellan. Unique touches like Sir Andrew ' s war cry and Bruce Lee impersonations while dressed in boxing gear hardly detracted from Shakespeare ' s Tucl ih Nighi if his intent was to make pi-oplc laugh. Sir Andrew ' s elKiw and knc-e pads were hardly necessary in his fight against a reluctant, " male " Viola, but they certainly kept the audience in fits of laughter. (Below left) Actors Igor YasuloMch and Andre - Kuiichc ' in Declan E)onneUan ' s all-male Russian cast, u-eaving together tales of mistaken idenot -, separated twins and gender rossing anbcs in TueJ tii Ni hl al Cal Perfbimances December 7-10, 2006. (Beli w right) Company members rabble onstage in Donnclbn ' s rendition of Shakespeare ' s Tuel ih Ni Ki. Cheek and Jowl Theater Company; All-Male, All-Russian Cast B .G 2007 I Page 46 STORY BY Grace Ho Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras Spanish Jances (and soap operas) are well known for their intense anJ wild passion. No dancer emlxxiics this spirit better than the renowned flamenco superstar Sara Baras, who commands the greatest respect in her home country- and has won Spain ' s most prestigious dance award, tlie Premio Nacional de Dan:a. Her hurricane-like twirls, insanely fest footwork and acute sense of rh thm capture the attention of the audience and don ' t release it until the very last second of the show. Her enerj, ' - and brilliant smile give one the impression that this woman truly loves what she does, and that she wouldn ' t rather be an ' where else for the world. The kisses she blows to the audience mid-performance enhance her strong presence and interaction with her viewers. Flanked by her two guest dancers, Jose Serrano and Luis Ortega, who are equally smooth and stylish, Baras wins hearts easily and gracefully. The program, performed in Zellerbach Hall, Subores (Flavors), is the third of a series that began with the comp any ' s first production Sensaciones, followed by its second production. Suenos. It was a beautifully pieced show oi various aspects and forms ot flamenco, including ca.stanet work and music by the company ' s two guitarists, two singers, percussionist and iolinisL Dance has been much of Baras ' life, as she began training at her mother ' s flamenco school when she was eight. Over the years she gained more and more recognition tor her talents, as well as her beauty. She is quite well known in the fashion world as well, having appeared in Carrier catalogs and modeled for various designers. This extraiirdinar ' woman is certainly worth your Saairdny evening. A beautiful young lady labeled a prodigy, Sarah Chang is full of talent that has astonished the world. Bom in Philadelphia, she started taking violin lessons at the tender age of four. Just three years later, she won the Starling Scholarship to the prestigious Julliard Schixil, then made her professional debut a year later with conduaor Zubin Mehta and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Her great gift for music was clear from the beginning, and in 1999, still not yet twenty years old at the time, she was awarded the Avery- Fisher Pri:e, an award given to only the very finest of instrumentalists. It seems that Chang was Kirn to perform; after givmg her first public concert when she was five, she has since performed in every major music center in the world. " I lo e being onstage, " she said. " It is the most comfortable place for me. The challenge is to keep myself fresh and to give a spontaneous performance e ery smgle night while maturing and growing as a musician evcryd.ay. " She also enjoys the adrenaline rush that comes from standing Ix ' fore a live audience and the glamour of classical music. While many musicians possess technical irtuosity, something unique about Chang is her sensitive maturity in music. Often praised for her beautiful tone and recklessness in tackling ridiculously difficult pieces, she delivers her music with so much vibrant energy that at times it seems as though she were dancing on stage with her iolin. Accompanied by British pianist Ashle - Wass, who won first prize in tlie World Piano Competition, Chang brought some intensely dramatic and i nd pieces to the Zellerbach: Beethoven ' s " Kreui er, " Prokofiev ' s " Sonara No. 2 in D m.ijor for Violin and Piano " and Richard Danielpour ' s " River of Light, " which was commissioned in the memory of Isaac Stem, one ot Chang ' s mentors at julliard, who she considers her musical godfather. L ' nrivaled in style and musical proficiency, Sarah Chang is an extraordinary musician who will cerciinly live on in history as a wi man whose talent far exceeded her youth. Sarah Chang STORY BY GRACI: Ho Page 47 I Features with openers Motes of Stdlb and Aesop Rock (Alxivc) uilinist Stan Mackin and (.intansr Ryan Mende: ot Yclk)wcard, headline performers at the 2007 Spring Concert, sing at the Greek Theatre on Saturday, April 14, 2007. (Right) Ycliowcard drummer Longineu Parson- Ill, left, and frontman guitarist Ryan Key, right, pertbrm for a crowd of about 3,000 UC Berkeley students. Hosted by the ASUC and SUPERB, the concert was a K-nefit for Darftir, with tickets heanly discounted at S5 each and limited to Cal students. The Yellowcard set was preceded by an announcement by an Amnesty International representative, which explained the importance of the UC Berkeley, United States and larger intematiunal community ' s responsibility for prc ' cnting - and involvement in - allex ' iating the crisis of the geniKide. B G 2007 I Page 48 I i Piunimr lason Hammill of Mates of State p ■!, m, . Utes of State was the first banJ to jirnv aryic spring coricert, and drew a (airly lonsiJer.iWe portion of the audience. Predictions I if rain the Saturday aftemoDii of the concert had miule atxendees and event ors;ani:crs uneasy about hinv successtul it would be. but tlieir tears werr .illaved during the first set, as riuL itening di u..- turned into pleasant sunshine. 8 (Rii;ht) Hi(vhop artist Aesop Rock raps onstage .it the sprinu concert. During his pertonnance, the second one of the show, a number ot students could K- seen moving in time to the music. Since his debut album in 1997, Aesop Rock ' s unusual st le has made him controversial amoni; hip-hop fans and artists alike. (Lett) duBrBTTSF osely performs as pan of one song. OrJKinally from Florida, Yellowcard hit the top 40 charts in 2001 with their single, " Ocean Avenue. " At the spring concert, the band pla ' ed seseral of dieir older hirs. including " Only One " and " Empt - Apartment. " These songs, as well as " Believe, " a hopeful tribute K the September 11. 2001 attacks on Washington, C C and Ni-w York. h,id the audience enthusiastically dancing and singing along. Yellowcard ' s set also teanititl sc eral songs from their upcoming album to be released in Summer 2007. Clamoring from the audience got frontman Ryan Key to renirn onstage for an encore solo performance. When all was said and done, it was past 6 p.m., nearly tour hours after the first opening group began shortly after 2 p.m. Page 49 I Features (Rjyht) A student musician pcrlorms widi hi un up uutMilr Sprout Halt Junnt; Pcrti.rmin« Am Wwk on March 8. 2007. (Bcltw) The VC Men " Otci pcrturms 31 Sather Gate on Sepfcml r 27. 2006. The a cappolla K Hip, which pcrt ' orms c%Tr " Wednesday at I p.m., has also released Jt :cns of recordinci t ' er tht- . (Bcluu-) DcCadcncc { " dcc- ' kayJcncc " ), a cixd a cappclla i TLiup, pchiirms at Sather Gate on September 20. 2006. The 16- member KR up did sc cral concerts each semester, includint performances on L ' pixT Spri ' iil t.- cT VC ' t Jncsd.iv .« ntHm. B G 2007 I PiiKc 50 Student performing arts groups Showcase on Sproul iT- ' p) K WoiiH-nN LIii ' mIc p rtorms on L ' ppcr Spn»ul K r Pcrhirmin ; Ans Week on Man;h J. 2CC1. The Chorale pertormed .11 numcnHi campus e ents throui ut the x-ar, ninjpnn h tm Valcnnne ' j. Day Krams in R-hniar ro ihc Cal Pertormances Centennial Concert in May. lAKn-e) Cal Taiko diltcs the staKc " iHit»iJc SpfiHil Hall Junnt: PcrtitnninK Arts Week on Maixh 9. 2tV7. Tailto m.-cLs ii» pn nKttc oiltiiml expre ition and musical cnratnity throut h the medium ot Japanese Taiko drummint;. Mcmheri pracTicc twice per week m Liwrr Spn. ul. Pane SI I Features hi LODDY Df Y " Put the freeze on fee increases! ' CAL LOBBY DAY March 15,2007 ii AtTcr ;i 7% increase of campus fees was propttsoJ by the University of California Regents. ilxiut 150 Ca! students made their way to the State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif, on Thursday, March 1 5, 2007, to speak with approximately 4 legislators alx ut the importance of an affordable puMic education. (AbLTvc) First rar Havlc ' Cumer and scconj year soaol e ' major Camlinc Sr ' man5ka dUc near Sathcr Gate. Students aiuld si up ttir Cal U bb - Da ' as early as February. (Rif t) Egutpped uith picket si ns. Lobby D.iv participancs prepare for the noon rally iHJtsidc the Sote Capitol in Sacramento. (Far nghi) Democratic State Senator Tom To rbLson speaks to Cal Lobby Day participants on the steps of the State Capitol. Torlakson rcpmcnts the 7th Distnct. which includes most of Contra Costa County. B G 2007 I PaKc 52 For those who participated, it was an uplifting experience. " I feel like I made a difference, " said second year Laura Thanimavong. " I was involved with soincthini; that could help the majority- of students. " The exent het;an at 8 a.m. with a free breakfast beti re hoarilln;; the Sacnimenttvboimd busses. Once in Sacramento, small groups of three to five spoke witli either a legislator or a legislator ' s aid about three primary issues: fee increase, AB IVt and A?, 302. In 2006, Cal Lobby L iy helped influence the legislators to buyout the increase in student tees. Since the L ' C Regents voted in tavor of more student fee Increases this year, Cal Lobby Day participants once ag-ain lobbied legislators for anottier buyout. In particular, the Regents approved a 7% increase in fees tor undergraduates (5% for nonresidents), graduates and professionals alike. The 1 50 Cal snidents who participated were frustrated by not only this year ' s increase, but also the presence of an upward trend. Indeed, saident tees have increased by 79% in jsut tl ' e years. " The fact that they are raising it again shows that they don ' t have any concern or idea on how much it affects us, " said Cal Lobby Day organizer Grace McCuliough. " There is a huge number of eligible students that can ' t come to a university because they can ' t afford it. " Other issues that students also discussed were Assembly Bill 175 written by Assemblyman Price. This bill would increase Cal Grant B to cover 20% of access costs. As of right now Cal Grant B, which is given to the neediest of Cal students, only covers 11% of access costs. As participants explained to legislators, 11%, or $1,551. is not enough to cover the e ' er-increasing costs of housing, cranspt)rtation, and e ' en bcxiks. Another major discussion topic was Assembly Bill 502 written by .■ ssemblywoman Dela Torre. The bill would provide Cal Grant B tuition assistance in a student ' s first year. Currently, tuition assistimce from Cal Grant B is only offered from the .second year onward. Because the first year is often the most crucial period in adjusting to a new environment. Lobby Day participants believe first year snidents ought to receive financial support, as well. After their first lobby visit, snidents assembled in front of the Capitol to eat lunch and think Rocksrar. Then for the highlighted e -ent, the Ncxin Rally, for which students assembled themseKes at the Capitol steps with picket signs. Participants shouted for schcx)l spirit and applauded tor the guest speakers. The list of speakers inckidcd California Assemblyman Mark Lcno and Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, California State Senator Tom Tiirlakson, and tlie aid of State Senator Gloria Romero, all of whom support more affordable education. There were several student speakers, as well: Campus Mobilizing Director Andy Kelley, Senator Dwight Asuncion, Senator liana Nankin, President of Sigma Epsilon Omega Tra ' is Garcia and Director of Cal in the Capital Christian Osmena. After the Noon Rally, patticipants went to their next lobby visits. TTie day concluded around 4 p.m., with a bus ride back to Berkeley. This e ' ent would not haw happened if plans had not been etcheil out months in ad ance. Lobby Corp started organizing for Cal Lobby Day around January. Campus Mobilizing began publicizing for it in February. Both groups are part of the AssiKiated Swdents of University of California (ASUC), External Affairs Office. Other members of die External Affairs Office also supported the e ' ent. Campus Mobilizing made sure that Cal Lobby Day represenmtives tabled on Sproul Plaza almost every day. Interested students could sign up or ask questions at the event tent from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Use of a golf cart for a couple of days was also beneficial in spreading the word and giving snidents rides to their destinatitms. Additionally, members of the External Affairs Office made announcements in classes and tlycrcd in popular buildings such as Dwinelle Hall and Moffitt Ubrary in hopes of sparking more interest. There was also a Facehixik.com group and esent. " Planning was successttil, " said Campus Mobilizing Director Andy Kelley. " You learn from the year before and you also recognize the things that need to change and you improve each year. " Some participants were enticed by the promise of free food, free t-shirt, free Rockstar and free ride to Sacramento. Most, however, were attracted by the oppominity to actually make a difference in higher education. " 1 think overall it went well. We got a lot of good feedback and that was the best part, hearing people ' s reactions, " said Cal Lobby Day organizer Caroline Szymanska. The goal is to make the e ent a tradition on the same le ' el as Cal Day or the Big Game. Organizers encourage more students to get involved and exercise their ci ' ic voice. Page 5 3 I Features (Top) Young " cubs " enjoy the games of OslciUnd, hosted by I Rally Committee and the Office of Public Affairs from 10 a.m.-3 pi on Mcmonal Glade. A new addibon to Cal Day. OsluLand fcaturt camivai ' StvIc booths, a ZO-bot-high inflatable Oslo and ' celebnr. appearances by Cal athletes. (AboNT) Cal Dining serves up hamburgers and hot dogs Co visitors on Upper Sprout. Approximately 35,000 people attended this yrar ' s Cal Day festivities. (Right) UC Berkeley Ballroom Dancers (L ' CBD) cntenams putcnby on Upper Sproul. UCBD is a siudcnt-run group that offcrs soda) classes, trainine prtiirram and ballroom cvrnti for all Ie -cU of dancers. B6..G 2007 I PaKc 54 PL )P W Campus goes green for open house STORY B i CaITLIN GREEN Despite some " April shcnvers, " the campus was in tiill bloom on Cal Day 2007. On SaturJay, April 21, the University hosted its annual spring iipcn house. Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., over 35,000 visitors graced the campus ' 1 ,200 stunning acres. The e ent boasted more than 300 offerings, including faculty lectures, dance and music performances, sports competitions, hands- on science acti it!es and tree entry to campus museums and libraries - not to mention the debut of OskiLiind, a games area for children under six. Berkeley ' s leadership in energy research tiHik the spotlight, howe ' er. More than a dozen lectures, tours and exhibits highlighred campus efforts toward curbing climate change anil implementing clean, sustainable energy options. The Energy® Berkeley expo, located alongside the Campanile, proN ' ided ideas to help improve the planet by leading more sustainable lifestyles. Tours of the " Green Room " and the Global Environment Theme House, both residential living options, also demonstrated simple choices smdents can make to be more energy-efficient and enx ' ironmenf.illy conscious. Other energy-themed events included lecmres by chemical engineering Professor Jay Keasling and Professor Emeritus Art Rosenfeld, California Energy Commissioner. The College of Natural Resources even had its hybrid " Green Car " on exhibition as it trawkxl between tlie West Circle •ind the Energy Berkeley Expo. Engineering students also debuted their latest design and engineering of Cal ' s solar car. Super Mileage Vehicle and Fonnula SAE racer. Indeed, information was the commodity of the day. " Information Marketplace, " located between Dwinelle and Wheeler halls and near Sather Gate, featured hundreds of campus programs, student groups and community- participants. From the Career Centet to KALX R idio, campus units were eager to botli educate and recruit. Visitors were certainly in no shortage of tours, information sessions or activities. And the rain? .As the adage goes, April showers bring May flowers - or, in this case - the registration of over 4,000 new stiident.s. Now that ' s the Cal spirit! Page 55 j Features nnovation or sellout? $500 Million BP Agreement] On Fcbruao ' 1, 2007. ill BL-rki-k-v sr.iti iinj students rcceixeJ ;in e-mail from Chancellor Bir);eneau announcin " an impreiwlenteJ research agreement between global enerCT firm BP Amoco PLC, UC Berkeley, Liwrencc Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and tlie University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UlUC). Under the terms of the partnership, BP agreed to provide SSOO million in funding for the research of " new, clean, renewable sources ot energy " over a ten year period. The first public notice rcKardinj; the collaboration rankcil ile pamiients in synthetic biology, plant and microbial biolow, molecular and cell hioloKy, chemistry ' and chemical engineering. LBNL has unique facilities conducive to the study demanded by the proposal. Additionally, UC Berkeley and LBNL have been on the forefront ot research on energy. Berkeley invited UlUC, known for its extensi e work on com breeding and growing, han ' esting and storing crops, to submit a joint proposal to BP. The agreement called tor the establish- ment ot the Energy ' Biosciences Institute was made by the chairman and president of (EBl), to organize and consolidate research BP America Inc., Robert Malonc, earlier efforts between the partners. The total es- timated cost to de- 44 Professor Laura Nader asked. " Does the money come with strings attached that hinder academic freedom of research and teaching " that morning at a campus pres conference California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Illinois Governor Rixl B I a g o j e V i c h were K)th present tor the announcement, indicating the significance ot the deal to both states. In fact, Schwarzenegger, along with Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuinez, pledged an additional $40 million to further the impacT of the project. While the announcement may have come as a surprise to many, it was in tact the culmination of a long applicatit)n process begun months Ix-tore. BP first announced its plan to invest S500 million over a ten ' ear period to fund research on biofijels and alternative transportation fuels in June 2006. Then it invited five uni ersities to submit plans for an institute to undertake the specified research. Berkeley received one of these invitations, in conjunction witli LBNL UC Ek-rkeley has long Ix-en a leader in disciplines related to both biology and energy. It was a pioneer in the field of genetic engineering and possesses top- y velop and admin- ister the Institute was projected to exceed $65 mil- lion over a four- year period. In ad- dition to an initial focus on biotech- nology and biolu- els - the conver- sion of plants and waste materials such as com, field waste, switchgrass and algae, into fiiel for trans- portation - die Institute will have a long- term focus on alternative fuels, the reduc- tion of pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, environmentally-conscious extraction of oil and carbon scx)uestration methods. At the press conference, Malone expressed his excitement regarding this plan, stating, " We are joining with some ot the world ' s best science and engineering talent to meet the world ' s demand for Iow arKin energy. " His enthusiasm for the EBl u-as recipriKat- ed by representatives from the participaring institutions. Chancellor Birgeneau sRitc l that he was " extremely pleasc-d " that BP had chosen UC Berkeley to K- one ot its partners. Nobel Laureate Ste en Chu, di- rector of LBNL said, " We Ix-lieve EBl will create a culture where vibrant, interpersonal STORY BY Matthew Atkins interactions will generate extraordinarily in- novative energy research. " The entire campus community was not quite so optimistic and enthusiastic when news of the BP deal was disseminated. Almost immediately, fac-ult ' and students alike expressed discontentment with the terms of the agreement Most concerns regarded the nature of the relationship K-tween BP and the university. Many felt that accepting die $500 million would be akin to selling out, ignoring die schcwl ' s tundamenral pnnciples in exchange for mone ' . William Drummond, chair of the Berkeley division of the Academic Senate, said BP " expects something back |...| but we don ' t want to compromise the university ' s values and academic freedom. " Questioning the transparency of the contract, anthropology ' professor Laura Nader asked, " Does die money come with strings attached that hinder academic freedom of research and teaching. ' " College of Natural Resources assixiate professor Ignacio Chapela likened the contract to prostitution. Students oppt sing tlie agreement organized the group " Stop BP " and staged a protest against the deal in front ot California Hall on March 2. Weanng white lab coats marked widi the name and symbol of BP, the protesters poured organic molasses around the front entrance to Oilifomia Hall to simulate an oil spill. Gniduate snident Ali Tonak and freshman Natlian Murtliy wea- arrested on charges of trespassing due to their aile in facilitating the mivk oil spill. Tlie students werv later released without citation. In addition to the ptotesi, Stop BP also compiled and submitted a petition. Tlie focus of the divument was a lack of student involvement in the planning process. Senior Hillar Lehr s.iid, " Students have no say— dial is not demix:racy. " At tile time oi authonlitp, k intcn-ampu mcarcll JCrccmcnt u-a till unJcr am tJcranon .ind ju-aitins linal ;ippfxn j|. BSiG 2007 I Page 56 L- htivc) Prt tcstors rally outside California Mall tin March 2 in opposition to UC I t-rkclt-Vs $500 million contraa with rKTtT ct»rporation RP Annvo PLC. The prortst. Ic. l !■» • the griHip Stop BP. !i.kI .iltiiost ISO pathcipants. " This was rinitfly a j:rvji tum-oui. especiallv because It ' s tmly the Ix ' innin ' . " s;iij alumna Nina Ri::o. a campus oivanizcr lor the human niihts i. npmi:ation GloKil Exchange. The croup also circularcJ a penmm tor Jeli rrv M Chancellor Birittneau. CAbo ' c, lett) Pn»teMori stayevl a mtH.k itil spill to s ' mKtli:e the necJ tor a cicnnup ut " oil conraminanitn " on campus, . s viatc pnitessor l macio Chapcia uiis tmublcJ that smJcnt s VkXtv arrrstci,! tor a thcamcal performance. " The pn»Mems this Jcal will cause tor the iini Yrsit ' arc much more JamaKinu i ' in a mi ck oil spill, " he vaiJ. (Far left) All Konalc. a t:rKliiate nijent m the (, »lleipc ol Naniral Rcvninvs. is amwtcJ m charj .- o( tn-? p.is»inif- He anj trc hman Nathan Murthv ■ also arretted - wvn: a-sponsihle tor ptHinns the mt»la. c» and hanipnif the caunon i pe. PilKC 57 I FcJturt ' !. f-hC UR HDR M£MQRIt L STADIUM Improvement or Catastrophe? NvonJ year cn ' ironnicnul M:K ' nt.(, ' s ni.ijur MirnnJii RcUmiinJ pickets tm Upper Sproul im Ncjvembcr 9. FcllfW sruJcnts and vommunity- members iiIm) joined ti) pfLttesi the Lfni -criit ' s plan (n upnxii 91 trees - 26 of them " specimen " live oaks - u builJ a Snidcnt- Athleie Hitrh Performance CenaT. STORY BY Matthew Atkins Memorial Stadium is a timny venue tor Cal ' s Kmtball games, boasting many characteristics th.it iiiLike it unique and representative of Berkeley ' s campus, the Bay Area and California as a wlmle. nesijjned by John Galen Howard in 1923, the stadium ' s neoclassical motit integrates vs ' ell with the architecture of several buildings on campus. The stadium ' s location at the base ot the Berkeley hills provides scenic aesthetics, as it is surrounded by oak trees and offers a stunning snew of the bay. Finally, the Hayward Fault passes directly under the stadium, representing the earthquake-prone n.iture of much of California. The close proximity ot the Hayward Fault poses a seismic challenge even for modern engineers. A 1 998 study gave die stadium a seismic safety rating of " poor. " In 2005, Chancellor Birgeneau revealed plans to renovate the stadium and add new facilities to accommodate growth. The first improvements were completed in the spring and summer ot 2006. On December 6, 2006, the UC Board of Regents met and approved the environmental impact report for the remaining portions of the project. The proposal called for the construction of a Student-Athlete High Performance Center adjacent to tlie stadium, providing athletes with training, sports medicine and academic support facilities and sening as a center of operations tor rwelve Olympic team sports. In order to constnict the center, the plan required the removal ot 43 oak trees. Planners hoped to make up tor tliis loss by planting 142 new trees, one for every 1,000 square feet of the building to be constructed. Athletic director Sandy Barbour callc l the project a " high priority " and indicated that its completion is cnicial to attaining future excellence in the university ' s athletic programs. Nathan Brostrom, UC Berkeley ' s ice chancelU r tor administration, also expressed strong support for the project, stating, " It is critical for the lite safety of our staff, student-athletes and the public. " Immediately, this new plan drew a flurry of criticism. Some were angry that the plan called for the destruction of the oak tree grove on the site, while others were concerned that the larger, renovated stadium would reduce visibility from the nearby hills. Tliese complaints culminated In fcirmal litigation Ix. ' ginning in January 2007. Organii.itionsfilinglawsuits included theCalilornia Oak Foundation, the P.innramic Hill Association, the City of Berkeley and Save Tightwad Hill! (which filed its own suit independent of the othet three). X ' llile each group had unique concerns about the project, thc-y all shared a common goal in stopping all further construction. Sa e Tightwad Hill! was concerned that the plan called for additional rows of seating to K- built on the east rim of the stadium. Since the stadium ' s opening in 1923, countless individuals have watched football games for free from the appropriately-nicknamed Tightwad Hill. The construction of additional seating would partlv obstruct the view from tlic hill, which tlie group claimed was a " historical resource. " The Panoramic Hill Association had similar concerns; comprised of the stadium ' s neighbors, residents of the adjacent Berkeley hills, the group bclie ed the expansion of the stadium would impinge upon their vic-ws and create an unnecessar ' eyesore. The most isible and wnial protesters belonged to Sa e the Oaks at tlie Stadium, a group concerned about the irrc-viKable consequences of destroying the oak trees on the site. The California Nanve Plant Sixrlety said. " Tills site is of great ralue as a gene bank for Coast Live Oak Individuals native to the San Francisco Bay Area. (It provides] habitat tor .1 nuiiiKT ot plants and animals that are indicative of the liKal landscape prior to European con ersion. " Most of the trees in the area arc between 70 and 1 10 years old, with one " heritage " oak at over 200 years of age. On NovemK-r 9, the group staged a gathering on Sproul Pla2a and presented a petition u Chancellor Birgeneau containing over 3.IXH? signatures. Pniject plannet Emily Marthinsen c.illed rrees " unfortunate victims " of the renovation and assured the .ASL ' C Senate that all steps were Ix-ing taken to ! .• " as sensitive as possible. " The chancellor and L ' C Regents agreed with Marthinsen that the plan sufficiently mitigated the loss of trees and opted to continue development of the project. Less than a month later, several activists climlvd Into some of the oak trees slated for removal. Tlieir ascent purposehilly coincidi l with the Big Game ag;ilnsi StanKitd L ' niversir on IVcemlx-r 2. Tlie protesters remaini-d in the tn-es long alter the regents ' decision to approve the plan. Tlie leadet and organizer of the protest, lormer Berkeley mayoral candidate Zachar ' RunningWolf. said. " I will stay until thi-y guaninlee that the trivs will K- B6iG 2007 I Page 58 prcscrvoJ or until I am forcibly removed. " Rallies were held intermittently throughout the following months, in hopes of attracting (iirther attention to the plight of the oak trees. On January ' 20. environmentalists gathered around tlie only revlwiKxl tree in the oak grove and read poetr a Ulressed to Chancellor Birgeneau. Tlie City was also upset about the plan ' s de truction of oak trees, as city regulations prohibit cutting down an oak tree within cit ' limits. Howe er, because the land is owned by the I ' L ' Regents, tlie Memorial Stadium renovation plan was not subject to local legislation. The Cit ' also suggested that not enough attention had lieen gi en to the project ' s seismic safety. It questions the plan ' s legality ' under the Alquist-Priolo Act, which stipulates that buildings may not be built m top of active fault lines. On February 9, .Al ameda County Superior Court Judge Barbara Miller issued a temporary injuncTion against the Memorial Stadium renovanon plan on the basis of concerns rcijarding seismic safety. Ne ' ettheless, UC Berkeley representatives indicated tliey would move ahead with the contracting process, seeing the injunction as only a temp )rary setback. In light of such actions, Miller later clarified her ruling, stating that preparation for the proposed work was permined, provided that no physical alterations were made to the site. Concerned that Miller ' s decision was only a temporary ' victor ' , activists continued to rally public support and provide additional criticism of the project. Zachary RunningWolf obtained an archaeological sur ' ey on February 16 and then claimed that the proposed site was an American Indian burial ground. On the same date, RunningWiilt was arrested on charges of vandalism. X ' hile being transported to die Berkeley Jail Facility-, he allegedly threatened a police officer, which resulted in another arrest less than two weeks later. Bail was set at S40,000 due to the fact that threatening a police officer constitutes a felony charge. This amount was eventually reduced to 520,000, which supporters posted, allowing tor RunningWolf s release. On March 17, 78 mdividuals stripped tor a nude photo shoot organized by San Francisco photographer Jack Gescheidt. Freshman and photo shtxit participant Marisa Schneidman commented, " People are willing to be naked and vulnerable for these trees, they are showing how important these trees are. " While only five activists acnially climbed into the trees, the e ent drew e en more attention to the oak grove ' s plight. In time fot Cal Day on April 21 , fi e students ascended a redwood tree near Sather Gate to criticize the proposed remos-al of the oak trees, along with the University ' s S500 million BP deal. Members of the newly-formed Phoenix Coalition, the tree-sitters hoped to " show the students what the university is doing is WTong, " according to senior ethnic studies major Jason Ahmadi. On April 25, after a week of tree-sitting, Alimadi and senior interdisciplinary studies field major Michael Schuck decided to accept arrest on behalf of the coalition. " The arrest is about love and not violence, " said Schuck. " It tcit right (to come down), " agreed Alimadi. " 1 tecl through non- violent action, the university will listen to us. " At the dme of authorship, the pending lawsuits were awaiting a final couiT decision, scheduled to take place in June 2007. Survey. lat is your opinion on I proposed Memorial ytadium renovations? I thinkwe need to be environmentally conscious In our decision to rcKiild, simply because Berkeley tends to be • ' c n campus. j i . Third year, PEIS 1 think it ' s sad. 1 jxr thatthe University i needs to retrofit the stadium, but it ' also claims to be paigressive and enviammenrally sound. ; Elise Morgan Fourth year. Art History j ; 1 jiist don ' t tliink It ' s t.ur that the V-- " sptirts department alw.ivs ets mi re than, tor example, the academic departments. c.„™ .„..,) Cw,..., ' cmmuniu. " ! antiinfl Fiiurth yiir. Sixioloo 1 think we should s.ive tlie oaks. We neixl to take our environment i M-riouslv now, before it ' s to 5 late. Dnyx Piitd ( riMTlu c,u, IlliC ' iUV . l(ill Uir Slluii Page S9 I Features Improvements on and off campus Building a Better Berkeley sroR ' i i Frances E. Chang W. liking to class this year, stuJcnts were surrimnded l y sounds of iiiacliincry and ct nsnTictii n sites aumnd campus. Wliether the constraction was to impro e an existing facility or to construct a new one, the purpose was to enhance tlie Berkeley experience tor e ' eryone - students, taculty, scati and tlie tourists, of course. The most anticipated project was the Stanley Biosciences and Bioen) ineering Facility ' lixated at the East Gate ot campus adn nearby the Hearst Memorial Mining Building. Formerly known as the Biochemistry ' and Virus Lilxiratory, the new Stanley building features a flexible layout for laboratory support areas that adapts to modern research, multi- media classriKims with up-todate technology, two auditoriums and ev ' en a cafe. " I am most excited about Stanley ' because I am a bicK ' nyineer, " remarked third-year bii enKineerint; major Ke in Hsu. " LonK have I waited tor the day when 1 could bioenKineer in a facility built specifically for that purpose. " Since ct)nstrucrion commenced in January 2003, biiK ' ntnneerini; students and professors alike have awaited the building s schedukxl completion in June 2006. Even though they were behind schedule, the construction tc-am as well as supporters ot the new facility hoped to ct)mplete the building by the end of the 2006-2007 school year. The most notice-able construction, however, was the CV Srarr E;ist Asian Library ' across from Memorial Cilade. On the site ot a former parkmg lot, the new library is part ot the Chang Un-Tien Center tor Eiisl Asian Studies and will house prominent East [M ' friends] icll me that they wake up everyday at 7 a.m. because of the noise. When I ' m studying at the loiuige, the uhole room even shakes. Asian collections. " The Eist Asian Library also looks good. However, the cranes and construction noises can be distracting when you arc trying to relax on Memorial Cilade, " said Hsu. Although construction noises disairb die serene landscape of the campus, suidents will regain their peace upon the libar ' s completion in Fall 2007. Nearby, the former Davis Hall North was demolished in order to establish the Center for Intormation Technology Research in the Interest of Society, or CITRIS. Here, education and research will help provide solutions to the many social and commercial problems currently facing Califomian residents. Off campus, construction workers were also busy as students regularly encountered machines and din where ' er they went. Even though students spent their day witnessing on ampus construction, students living in the dorms spent their night widi die unfinished work of oft- campus construction. Between Unit 1 and Unit 2, the former Underbill parking lot was being converted to a parking structure with a street level recreation field tor student residents. Howe ' er, most student residents were more cimcerntxl alxiut the construction ' s disturbances dian the end product. " My friends live on the side that faces the cx nstruction, " notc-d second year sociology and mass communications major Kathcrine Kim. " They tell me that the ' wake up everyday at 7 a.m. because ot the noise. When I ' m studying at the lounge, die whole rtxim ev ' en shakes. " Indcx-d, students Knik fonvard to the completion ot Underbill not only to explore the finished facility but also to get a gixxi night ' s sleep. Improvements were also made to Unit 3 ' s dining facility-, where a sushi bar is now featured every day, all day. Tlie newly renovated " Cafe 3 " reopened in January 2007 alter closing in June 2006. Tlie facility fearures an expanded capacity ' tor diners, including more meal options and features such as a lounge complete with a big-screen plama TV and colorful modern fijrniture and lights. The facility was intended to allexiate some of the pressure placed on the Crossroads Dining Commons, which has served many residents ot L ' nits 1 , 2 and 3 since its 2003 constniction. " We ' re pleased with the turnout, " said Cal Dining dirc-aor Shawn LaPean. Students, tix), arc satisfied with the convenience and expanded dining experience. " Other people want to come dow n here now, " said L ' nit 3 resident Leyla Babaoglu. " 1 definitely see myself eating here more often. " Call it " home improxement " but students this year were bombarded by construction at schcKil and near home, inevitably, students developed different feelings around the issue of campus construction. " It seems like it ' s ne er-ending, " remarkc-d second- year scKial welfare major ' iuing Lee. " I feel like all this improvement means nodiing. When 1 leave Cal, 1 feel like it ' s going to be the same as when I first came here. " On the other hand, students like Hsu arc more oprimisnc: " Tlie campus is like a river, always changing, always flowing. Gixxl luck to die engineers and construction workers in dieir endeavors to improrc i ur fair campus. " Despite the inconvenience, construction was undertaken with students in mind. Wliether to impnne existing buildings or create new facilities, construction enhances the quality- of life and education tor Ol students, and stands erect tor hiture genenitions to enjoy. B .G 2007 I Page 60 (Lt-lt) The- Bancroft Library- is undergoing a major construction projea 2005-2008. The project will include a complete seismic retrofit ot the Di c Annex (the buildinj; that houses BancRift). in addition to significant program impnnx ' mcnts to library-. In the meannme, the library- is temporarily Kxiared at 2121 Allston Way near downtouTi Berkeley BART. (Alxnv) Painted marks on the facade ot Barnm- Hall indicate kxattons ot pi tcnnally prohlemanc cxtenor concrete. The wrst and cast ends arc Ixing tested lor p»»siblc repairs M the cxmcretc, u-hich was added to the buildint; scwnil x-ar al as pan ot seismic retrofit wMtk. (Lett) The demolition of Daxis Hall North made way ti r constrxKTiitn ot the Center lor Intiirmanon Tcchmtloc ReMraa-h in the Interest of SiKicty (CITRIS), one of the Catilomia Institutes Un Science and Innov-anon. When the M -month pn cct is completed in early 2CW. the CITRIS Headquarrers will stand sc n stones tall, contain MaW cnibic yards or «tTucturaI cimcrctc and feature 146.000 Hiuarc tret of space. Pa ;c 61 I Feature . The t pital C; 1 uni.li.T);r.Kiuatc often fre- quents (or esen lives on) the " south- side " of campus. In the past year, southside has undergone significant structural and timctional changes and has begun se eral planning processes, most prominently tor the renovation of Lower Sproiil Plaza. Often harely populated. Lower Sproul lacks the same energy and sense ot place as its more popular companion. Upper Sproul. Although occasionally used for Friday after- nixm SUPERB concerts and student dance performances, the Plaza ' s space and facili- ties are consistently underutilized. " Right now, unless something hig is going on, I ' d ne er hang out jon Lower Sproul]; I ' d go to Upper Sproul, " said Seth Shonkoft, a first- year dtKtoral candidate in environmental science, policy and management. In February 2007, the ASUC hostcxl a series of focus groups for students to voice their concerns and ideas t i professional planners. In an effort to include K)th un- dergraduate and graduate students in the process, planners conducted ten focus groups for undergraduates and six for grad- uates. ASUC Academic Affairs Vice Presi- dent Joyce Liou, whi helped ctnirdinate the tcKus groups, estimated that approximately 1 20 students were in attendance. " We ' re looking at the notion of com- munity and how various spaces either con- tribute to it or do not, " said Tom Heir, a founder of Biddison Hier LTD. a planning firm that specializes in higher education projects. Hicr. along with San Francisco ar- chitect firm SM WM. said they aluc student input in deciding how to make the space more inviting and pleasant. " TTie space is flexible for student use, but the buildings are terribly ugly, and it affects the com- munity a great deal, " said Sarah MtKxly. ,i doctoral candidate in Spanish and Portu- guese. Many students also recommended the installation of lighting to both increase safety and make the plaza more conduci e to nighttime e ent5. " Tliere ' s notliing like hearing directly from people who are using the spaces, said Assistant Vice Chancellor for Faciline- Services Emily Marthinsen. The Uni ersir . ASUC and planning and architect firms all intend to include students in die renov.i- tion process in the coming years. In fact, the University has big plans for not t nlv Lower Sproul. but - ultimately - the Mar- tin Luther King Jr. Student Union (which spans Kith the Upper and Lower plazas). " The rede elopmcnt of Lower Sproul is a short-term expression of the redex-elopment H6tG 2007 I Page 62 Movin ' on up, to the southside Southside Revitalizationj STORY BY CaITLIN GrEEN mv of the StuJtnt L ' num, " said ASL ' C Auxil- iary Directiir NaJesan Perniaul. In rhe meantime, the ASL ' C anJ Uni- versit ' are makint; eticirts ti improve life on and oft the southside of campus. L ' C Berkeley ' s Cal 1 Card debit plan, for exam- ple, was expanded in Fall 2006 to include more Berkeley businesses. The number of vendors that accept the card - once used e.xclusively at L ' ni ersity dining locations, residence hall laundr ' rooms, and the Cal Student Store - has doubled to a total of 20 (botli on and off campus). Four campus res- taurants located in the Bear ' s Lair on Lower Sproul began accepting the card in August, including The Coffee Spot, Healthy Heavenly Foods, Taqueria El Tacontento and Cheese ' N ' Stuff. " There are so many places students told us they ' d like to use their card, " said Kim LaPean, mar- keting coordinator tor residential and snj- dent service programs. " For us, the major focus was getting the Bear ' s Liir merchant.s on board. " The original Cheese ' N ' Snift, located between Unit 3 and Dunint . ' Xwnue, was also added in August, becoming the first off- campus location to accept the student debit card. Other offompus businesses have since followed: UC Hair Salon on Bancroft Way; Chipotle Mexican Grill on Telegraph Avenue; Campus Market, IBs Hoagies and ZeeZee Copy on Durant Avenue; and Extreme Pi:za on Shattuck .Avenue. Businesses and students alike are satis- fied with the change. Despite start-up costs (e.g., the card reading equipment), busi- nesses have reported higher sales and have been pleased with the new method of pay- ment. " We ' c been getting a lot of positive teedback, " saki LiPcan. " Our new vendt)rs arc happy with the mcrcases tliey are see- ing hig Stores like [Walgreens] takes away from the eharacter [on Telegraph Avenue]. People come for the character, k ing. " Students, too, view the expansion as a helpful step toward making finances easier to monitor. " It ' s easier to use the Cal debit card, " said third year psychology major Le- ticia Barraia. " It can be used to track pur- chases at school. " At the same time. Bear ' s Lair restaurants worry about their fijture at UC Berkeley as rumors circulate around bringing in larger chain corporations. Although no formal discussions ha -c taken place, the ASUC Senate is considering replacing The Coffee Spot, which has been in its current loca- tion since 1987. " The ASUC is looking into how the Bear ' s Lair area may best be utilized, " said ASUC President Oren Gabriel. " As the number of student groups continues to rise, the .ibility of the ASUC to ftind these groups is limited. Ilncreas- ing] rewnues ' ft-om the ASUC businesses in Lower Sproul could greatly increase fijnding for student groups new and old. " Haitham Alloum, owner of the Coffee Spot, said the current situation is similar to an effort in the late 1990s to replace smaller businesses, which was successfully combated by a petition campaign. " In ' 97 we all stood up and we were all one voice because whate ' er happens to my ncxt- .loor neighbor can happen to me, " said Alloum. Still, he fears that the strategy of replacing one business at a time may not Ix- as easily thwarted. Gabriel contends that students ' opinions are a top priority ' ; the ASL ' C e ' en conduaed an online survey in Spring 2007 to find out what types of businesses students would like to sec. " The ASUC is the snident government and no action wil l take place if it is agiiinst the will oi the majority- of students, " said Ciabriel. Bringing in larger corporations to revitalize business is not only happening on campus, but also in the surrounding area. Indeed, national chains Pect ' s Coffee and Chipotle Mexican Grill both t)pened on Telegraph Avenue in Fall 2006. On November 29, the line outside Chipode snaked around Telegraph and onto Dunint as a large crowd awaited free burritos at the restaurant ' s grand opening. Nc ertheless, locally owned and operated Mexican eateries are unfazed by the chain ' s popularity-. " A new place is good for business, " said Arnoldo Martinez, owner of Taqueria El Tacontento in the Bear ' s Lair. " There are enough people for e erybody here. " Indeed, " experience and research tells us |...| that adding more restaurants and more stores Xo Telegraph increases the number of people who come to Telegraph, " said Cisco DeVries, chief of staff ' to Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. Small businesses are also abuzz alxiut the scheduled Summer 2007 opening ot Walgreens Pharmacy at the comer of Telegraph and Bancroft. " Walgreens is going to wipe out all the small business on Telegraph, " said Farcxx) Taraz, owner of Campus Market and ZeeZee Copy in nearby Sather Lane. Taraz and his wife. Kaori Nakajima, expect to haw to close Campus Market a few months after the new store opens. " They ' re going to kill us, " said Nakajima. In fact, Re. ;ill Dnig Store, another all-purpose store and next-dixir neighbor of Walgreens, preemptively closed its doors in March 2007. More ftjndamentally, businesses and students worr ' about the increasingly ci rporate nature of Berkeley ' s signature strip. " The mayor is happy ti see that our efforts to revitalize Telegraph are working - that there are retailers gi ing up, " said DeVries. For others, though, " haxing big stores like jWalgreensj takes away from the character, " said EllicJa id,ciM wnerof Maxi Hair Care, which - along with Narcissus BeautN- Supply 6i Salon - is prepanng for divreased hair product sales. After all, she said, " poiple come tor the chaniaer. " (Left) Witti the opening of a new Walj rcen Pti.irm.-icv next door. lonc-Inrd Rnull Dmiptore on Telegraph A -enuc closed its doon in M.irch 2007. Fred ' s M.ir)(et, .i kKally t wned KnKer and Jell. ininicdi.-itelv hejan renovations on the space tot its MK)n-n»-he iourth Easl B.iv kKanon. The store oticrs ori. nn c and natural vTivenes in a liKMhon cons-enient to students. " There ' s n » deli tor people u come in and buy in the atea. " said Ramv A -ad, who wi rks in his father ' s store. " Pes ple like the ss-av wy make injr sandwiches. Ytni can see what wv ' re makini; tor -vhi. " The closure of Gap Inc. and Rex.ill, and the rcspcctis-e opcnintts ot W-ilurcens and Fred ' s, are onlv part tit the changinii face of the r tptilar " soiifh idr " , t ..impus Page 63 | Features We are, above all else, students. At the 1 research university in the world, we learn from brilliant and inspiring professors; engage in thought-provoking discussions and labs; and put our intellects to the test on midterms and finals. We hold ourselves, and our University, to high standards: we go above and beyond to not only memorize, but analyze, question and truly learn. f .TT " ' f F Nobel Laureate Professor Smoot (Kttfvi- Sm««iC enfiv ■! ( ' ■kvi»liJi-» at a Liwrvncc IWrkclc ' N.ifH iul LiK nbiry nc » vonhrrcmc im IVoIxt ?. 2006. htKumn): bin wUxtitm m nvipi-nt »»! rfu- 2l y Nttlvl Pnz .- in pli ' %ic». Mi« rvM.-an. ' li pnA-kki the ftfAt invrwlicltnint; t -kL•m.c k r the Rik ' Banit a the tmuin l the unnvrMr. B G 2007 I PaKc 66 STORY BY CaITLIN GREEN On OctoK-r 3. 2006, UC Berkeley physics proffssDr George SmiKit was awakeneJ l ' a ' a.m. phi)nc call from the Nobel Commlnec ti r Physics. After more than thirt - years of research Smoot was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in phys- ics for his leadership in obtaining the first images of the infant universe, findings that confirm the predictions of the Big Bang theory. SmiKit admits the call from Sweden caught liim off guard; his first reaction, he said, was that it was a prank. " How did you get my number ' he asked the Swedish official, who actually ob- tained his unlisted cell phone number by waking Simx)t ' s neighKir. " I wasn ' t absolutely sure until 1 ran to my computer and pulled up die NoK-1 web page, " said Smoot, 61. " Then I K-lie ed it. " Smixit, a physics professor and Ljwrence Bcrkele ' National LaKiraton ' astrophysicist (LBNL), shares the prize with John C. Mather of N. ' SA Goddard Space Right Center in Green- belt, Md. The achie ' ement marks the 20th Nobel Prize for UC Berkelc ' since Ernest O. Lawrence won in I9?9; the 1 1th for LBNU and the eighth for the physics department. " It ' s kind ot exhilarat- mg. I ' m still kind of hyper from this morning, " said Smiwt. Tlie $1.3 million award recognizes the team ' s mapping of tiny temperature s ' ariations in the uni- crse that were formed by tlie Big Bang. " Berke- ley has a long tradition in achic emencs in sci- ence, especially physics, " said Chancellor Rolx-rt Birgeneau. " Tliis is in that tradition. " In 1989, SnuHit and Mather li-d the building and launch of NASA ' s Cosmic Backgniund Explorer (COBE) satellite to look fiir signs of tlie pnmordial expKv sion. According to the Big Bang theory, a fireball 1 3.7 billion -ears ago filled the universe with hi r that h.is since ctxiled to 2.7 degrees Kelvin. L ' sii -.iiellite data, SmiKit ' s team detetti l " npples " in the backgniund radianon left over from the expliv Mon and determined that the ananons were tlic ery first glinimenngs oi light from gakixies and Iars that Ixrgan forming 380,000 years after the ' bang. " " If iiu ' re religious, it ' s like seeing Gixl, " s.iid SmiKit. Indeeil. in 1992 the team anni ' unceil the dis- . ' en of residual heat from the Big Bang cxpliv Mon, in addition to minute ' 3nations in temper.v nire across tlie sky. Tliese fluctuations have, over time, formed unewnly distributed galaxies and u They have not proven the Big Bang theory, hut they give it very strong support. It is one of the greatest discoveries of the century. I would call it the greatest. It increases our knowledge of our place in the universe. 1 -Per Carlson, chairman of the Nobel Committee for Physics yriMt voids ot space. Althou!;h many astrophysi- cists prcJictcJ thf variations. Smoot and Mather revealed the data that supported the theory. " They- have not proven the Big Bang theory, but they give it very strong support, " said Per Carlson, chairman of the Nobel Committee for Physics, " h is one of the greatest discoveries ot the century. I would call it the greatest, " he said. " It increases our knciwledge of our place in the universe. " The fluctuations reflea the beginnings ot the universe ' s structure. Using the data, Smoot was able to create a map of the " young " 380,000- year-old uni crsc. " Basically the [satellite ' s] map is a baby picnire of the universe, " said Smoot. Through his mapping, he has also brought more attention and ctedibilitN ' to the field ot cosmology, i.e., the study ot tlie universe. " We still ha e a lot of work to do, and that ' s the fun part, " he said. " The mystery of the universe is not completely solved, but we are pushing the trontier. That is why science is a great career. " Smoot receix ' ed his undergraduate and doc- torate degrees at the Massachusetts Instiwte of Technology (MIT) before joining LBNL in the 1970s. " It was a thrill for me at MIT but when I came to Berkeley, I saw a whole new scale of physics, " he said. " We not only have free speech, but also freedom of research. " Since becoming a faculty member in 1994, Smoot has worked si- T n ' yi ' x multaneously as both a researcher and te.icher. " He is existent proof to show why there are great researchers and great teachers. It shows synergism between teaching and research, " said Birgeneau. In Fall 2006, Smoot taught Physics 7B, for which he actually had to write a midterm the day he won the Nobel. Smoot hopes to eventually found a UC Berke- ley cosmology department, where he could fur- ther develop his theiiries. More importandy, SmcKJt hopes young scientists will be inspired to follow their own dreams, as he did by entering the formerly " fringe " field of cosmology. " Believe in yourself, work really, really hard, try stuff and don ' t be afraid to fail, " he said. - L nn K . He .inj )t hn I " . M.ittuT riM-i l ificir .m.ir l» in »l «ilH liii. aiimlcn .» l ninihcT 10, 2l i. ■age ,. A,- fe - . u ■? Professor Filippenko STORY BY CaITLIN GrEEN Takes students to a faraway galaxy, wins Professor of the Year Theme st)nt;s, T-shirts. anJ hanJs-on JcmonstraODns are jusr the tip iif the iceberg when it CDmes to Alex Filippcnko ' s success as an undcrKraduatc professor. His introduaor ' astronomy class draws between 730 and 830 students per semester and has earned him the 2006 Professor of tlie Yc-ar Award, sponsored hy the CameKie Foundation tor the Advancement of Teaching and administered li ' tlic Council for Adx-ancement and Support of Education (CASE). One of the world ' s most hichlyciteil astronomers, Filippenko has lauuht Astronomy C 1 (cross-listed as Letters , Science C70U) once a year since he joined the Department of Astronomy faculty ' 20 years auo; by his esnmatcs. one-sixth ol undert,T,iduate take the course. .And tor (jKid reason: Filippenko is otten voted " Best Professor " in intormal student polls, and his cl.iss " Ik-st Course. " On the widely referenced RateMyProlessors.com, Filippenko has more reNiews than any other UC Berkeley piotessor. B G 2007 I Page 68 As one anonymous reviewer «Tote, " His class is a must for any C il student. You learn so much and don ' t e en realise it, he ' s so enteitaining. " It is this passion for teaching tliat earned Filippenko the Professor of the Year Award, which is die only national initiative desi mcxi to recognirc excellence in undergraduate teaching. Four national vlIlnc arc chosen .innually. one e.ich troin two-year community colleges, tour-year colleges, master ' s degree-granting institutions, and dixtoral and research universities, the category- tor which Filippenko was chosen. " Research universities such as UC Berkeley are often criticized for not caring that much about undergraduate teaching, " said Filippenko. " Having a national award in the category ot diKtoral and tvsearch universities shows that UC Berkeley, in particular, and resc-arth universities, in general, re-ally do value te.iching. " Indeed, even in light ot his incredible prolessional success (not to mention award-«inning textKx k and more than 400 public lectures), teaching undergraduates is Filippcnko ' s first lore. When he ' s not lecturing, he ' s offering additional sessions on astronomy topics not cmerc-d in class. Or inviting students to accompany him on nighmme resi-arch at Lick Observatory ' . (The contest riveivc-s up to 80 entric-s, ranging from ess.iys and paintings to songs and axikies.) Or organizing " star patties " Aslronomy profcsMf Alc» FilippAiku Imnpv cosinft ptiiMm. music. pu itMi, and i ccluri iNSllcd T-sliirts to his pupulur " InlrtidiKiHHi ■ Gcllbral AUrunomy coupe. • • • •_ ' to view meteor showers, eclipses and other celestial events. Or even dnipping in at the dorms lu have dinner uitli students. " Students I...1 sit on the edges of tlieir seats for three hours that fly b ' as Alex works his; magic, explaining extremely complicated topics of theoretical physics in clear and simple terms to a nxim of mostly first- and sea nd-year non-science majors, " wTote former UC Berkeley student ai biophysics major Heatlier Newnian in a nominatii letter. " This in itself should be a testament to .■Mex ' t ptv wess as a professor: He inspires students to through an extra nine hours of lecture solely the sake of learning more! " This ability to bri esoteric topics of astronomy to life has won hi not onl vniJcnt. ' . .im-nnon, but the I niverMr s as well - which has awarded him numerous Ciimpus awards tor distinguished te-aching and mentoring. " I consider it a great achil ■ement tliat b ' tlie end of the semesKr, a substantial fraction - perhaps a majority of the students - ate wishing it would continue for an additional semester, " .said Filippenko, noting that Astro CIO is intended tor freshmen and soplmmore non-science majors. " Tlic-y come in very frightened and apprchensivv aKiut tlie course, and tliey leave h.mng really enjo x ' d it, finally underst;inding tlie v-alue and IxMuty of sciencx ' . " Still, he ' s just as popular VMth Science majors. In the pa.st 20 yvars. he has invited ovxT 60 undergraduates to join his research team, which has discovvrcd about 600 new supcmovTie. He has also supervised a large numK-r of post- divtoral fclKms and graduate students . " Seving the great thnll and )oy students get from interacnng with me, learning the wonders ol tlie univvrse, has Ix-cn the ultimiite reward, " he said. Professor , Litwack Students honor retiring historian STORY BY CAITLIN GREEN On March 21, 2C07. history professor Leon Ltwack was surprised with a basket of apples at die beginning of his History 7B lecture. Taking iii piration from the grammar school tradition, tlie .ipples were saidents ' way of honoring Litwack tor " inspiring, demonstrating passion and shov ing care in the classroom, " according to the ASLC. After more than 43 years of teaching at UC Berkeley, Litwack, 77, received the 2007 Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Teaching. Now in its third year, the Golden Apple Award is presented by tile ASUC to one professor each .K.idemic year. 2005 and 2006 recipients were political science lecturer Darren Zook and neurobiology lecturer Da ' id Presti, respectively. The only student-conterred teaching award on campus, the award is sponsored by the ASUC, Berkeley Hillel, tlie California Alumni Association •ind Cal Performances. The winner receives a S2,S00 prize funded by Berkeley Hillel and the .ilumni asscx ' iation as well as a separate prize from the student store. Such shows of appreciation reached new heights in the days leading up to the iconoclast ' s retirement at the semester ' s end. The social historian and Pulitzer Priie-winning author, who has taught more than 30,000 Cal students over 4 3 years about America ' s racial history, has received numerous accolades, including the Distinguished Teaching . ' ward in 1971. Still, the Golden Apple Award struck a chord. " These are the awards that really matter, " he said upon receipt ot tlie basket ot Golden Delicious and Fuji apples. " My students have been wonderful and that ' s what makes teaching exciting. " Students made their support clear witli a standing ovation. " He really desenes this award, " said freshman Corrie Park. " 1 think his lectures are interesting, and I like how, e en though it is a history class, it in ' oKes other aspects. " Freshman Kaeley Loskutoff agreed, " 1 feel luck-y to be taking his class. " Litwack was chosen by a student committee representing the university ' s six colleges. The committee narrowed down the pool of 54 student- nominated faculty members to five finalists, picking the winner based on lecruring, approachability and a passion for teaching. Indeed, Litwack ' s students PrvitcsKir Lirwack ihlJrc»9cs hi Hisritr - 7B cla. s atTcr .-KccpnnK the GitUcn Appfc Award (i r Outstandinj; Tc-whini; tu m ASL ' C Scnjt r Sjmmv . -crl wh on Maa ' h Z . blw-iurk u-j» sclcocvl tn m a |x oI ot 54 taailt%- member h)r " ifi-iptnni;. Jcmi n»lrjnnu [MMion ,inJ shiwinu care in the cliwsaiom. " aiJ the ASL ' C. rOL ' RTVSY SitVI Mt-COMNILL L ' C BmKlLtv NimtCfMTSR were consistendy impressed with his choice of content and oratory style. " I can hardly find a moment to blink for fear I ' ll miss something interesting, " wrote sophomore David Rosenberg in his nomination of Litwack. " He is the only professor who receives a round of applause after e er ' lecture. " " |The Golden Applej is the only |official| teaching award at UC Berkeley- conferred exclusively by the students, " said Averbach, chair of the Golden Apple Award Committee. " The award recognizes those professors who teach each lecture as if it were dieir last. " Accordingly, the retiring Lirvvack delivered an " ideal last lecture " on April 1 7 in Wlieeler Auditorium. This " Golden Apple Lecture " was followed a week later by Litwack ' s tinal campus address, an autobiographical talk entitled " I ' m Becoming a Historian. " " 1 was very much surprised and delighted to receive this award. " said Liwack. Bom to poor Ukranian immigrants in Santa Barbara in 1929, he became captivated by African American history in high school. He went on to earn his bachelor ' s, master ' s and Ph.D. degrees from Berkeley, where he fiKused on the efrccts of sKivery and segregation. After teaching for seven years at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Litwack returned to Berkeley to join the history department in 1964 and became active in civil rights and the Free Speech Movement. Linv.ick has asked students to continue to ch.illenge authority. " It is not the dedicated revolutionaries, it is not the rebels who endanger society, but rather the accepting, the unthinking, the unquestioning, the docile, the obedient, the indifferent, " he .said. In frict, Litwack has insisteil on tcachmg introduclor ' history courses to challenge undergraduares to think critically and come up with dieir own analysis of the past. In his ni mination, sophomore Michael Tsiang referenced Utw-ack ' s teaching philosophy: " Teaching is more than imparting information. It is a priKess l y which we seek to stir and challenge the intellect. " It is no wonder that students hiive filled not only Lrwack ' s lecnire hall, but also his office - to talk alxHit history, the news or e en music. Despite his seniority and prestige, btwack is at he.irt a teacher. " He diK-sn ' t simply tolerate snidents, " said history graduah; student D.avid Johnson. .Agreed freshman JarcJ M,i::anri. " His passion is contagious. " Page 69 | .Acidcmics iGoToClass TGchnology both helps and hinders learning One tine Jay li- t Octolx-r, I was sirring in my " Physics tor Future PrcMJents " class as vvc warched a mo ic on the projection screen. I turned to look over my shoulder and saw rhar the class was only about tlirec quarters tiill, prohaHy owinf; to the fact that the lectures were podcast. Those who were present had a bluish glow lighting up their faces, oriuinatint; tirom the laprops in front ot them (whether they were npinj; notes or checking their News Heed IS anotlicr matter). Some sttklents were sleeping with headphones in. miles away in a dream world of Snow Patrol or the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Movie. Projection screen. Podcasts. Laptops. iPods. Noticing a pattern yet. ' YouXe all heard of the impact technology has in classrooms. In fact, it ' s a bit ot a clichcd phrase, one that makes you roll your eyes and rune out. But a small amount of something 1 like to call " perspective " makes the subject somewhat intriguing again: there were no iPods before 2001 . NX ' ebcasts are just as recent. Liptops didn ' t exist until the 1 980s. Go back one generation, and personal computers were ery rare. Go back another generation or two, ,nnd there was no TV, no movies. We have more technology than anyone has ever had, but it begs the question: why aren ' t we smarter than people have ever been. ' Consider this: there are new inventions STORY BY Sophia Noor to help us learn, but the way people learn in general stays the same. By now, we all probably know whether we are visual, auditor ' or tactile learners. Visual learners are taught best through pictures, photos and graphics. It doesn ' t matter whether they ' re in a textbook or dancing across a screen, as long as they ' re pictures. It a student learns best by listening, it doesn ' t matter whether that voice is rwent ' feet away or coming out of computer speakers for a webcast or poj .ist. .As for tactile learners, they ' re somewhat up a creek without a paddle, because technology doesn ' t provide for much handson experience. Nevertheless, some students belies ' e that technology actually hinders, rather than helps, The c nm i nxHii .H iimcnrcl ii.ul t» nin K IVrkdn LJut.iiiii»i». l Tcchn Jt»tft Sciviccs (ETS). ETS pr -vtdes li T .inj itn-JcnunJ urhcasu ot a ur«cs and oviu in MrrjminL ' video «nJ audio tt r Ulc l ' nivTr»ii - aimmunilv and K-vt nJ. Indeed, ni.iny Icvnirr halU are equipped uirfi camera!, ihal pftn-tiif vlo c- ip i t i-vpirimcnb and shoG of the lilatkKard- B6iG 2007 I Page 70 tlifir learning. Freshman anthropology- major Gina LuK said. " In my anthro and classics lectures, the PowerPoint always freezes up and never works. Just using a projector would he better. " Similar sleep-inducing technologies include slide shows, documentaries and leaving the same image on the screen for longer than rwo minutes. " All the slides in my art history class are from the 1960s; they ' re so old, " said sopht)more art history and anthropology major Elizabeth Peattie. Professors shouldn ' t take the napping in class personally; it ' s only because the litihts are down low and we ' re all extraordinarily sleep-deprived. Raise your hand if you went to sleep before 2 a.m. last night. Anyone? I didn ' t think so. The use of hSpace, though, has helped Miriam Alvarado. " 1 can work bener it 1 have some students greatly. hSpace is a new online a change of scenery once in a while. " Although (( collaboration and learning environment at UC Berkeley. Instructors and staff can create project or ciiurse websites to build community, share knowledge and work together in an online envirtinment. Professors often post assignments and grades, make announcements and maintain chat room discussions. Students check the site tiften to stay updated and pose any questions they may have. " 1 wish all my professors would use bSpace, especially the gradebook, " said freshman intended rhetoric major Matt OeMartini. " It ' s so much easier to keep tr.ickiit things, and since It sends you emails when new things are pi)sted, you don ' t miss assignments. " Assignments can even be tvirned in electronically to a drop box. Others agreed that technology has a positive influence. " The wireless internet all over campus is really helpKil because 1 can study anywhere, " said freshman intended economics major laptops are widely used -thanks especially to the nearly campus-wide AirBears wireless net vork - many belie ' e they ' re not always the best idea. " Everyone goes on Facebook anyway, so they might as well not come to class. It ' s really distracting to people sitting around them, " said DeMartini. Based on attendance at my lecRircs in Wheeler Auditorium, many students still actually come to class and take handwritten notes. Personally, I learn best when I write things down, so perhaps I ' m in the majority here. There ' s really no substitute for actually going to class. E en it you watch webcasts, there ' s always the opportunity- to get up, paint your nails and dance around in your underwear. Apologies for excluding the male sex from that list. What do guys do when they ' re alone in their riH)ms? Oh wait, don ' t answer that. yoii icarn hcsi by listening, it doesn ' t matter u-hether that voice is tuentv feci in from of you or coming out of the speakers on your computer as you listen to a uebca.st or podcast. «« Top) StlKlcnts take niMn, or pmrnd ti . oiinnif iccniir in Pimcnrcl Hall. The pfr :aleni-c oi bpfttps i» hdphil to tht e who wntc »)ink-lv. hut alwi Jistr.iaini! a thiwe in the sumHinJmK atca. IAKat) Pt (c»t.tr Richard MuUcr ' ' rh ic5 lor Future PrrsiJcnli " x ii -ailaHe a PixKUjvt. StuJcnt% and rum- iktiklents alike can tune in at their v-onvrniencc. In tact. Mullet ha» hcv-i nie utmcw-hat i l an intemanonal »taf on the Intctnet. Last .Aujjxist. L ' C Bcrkelcv- launched a rcvitiunoniitx- (Mrmcr hip w-ith CHx tHe Vide , which pnmde tree Icvtutrs on the l ' ni Tnn -S UTKitr. " 1 had ne Tr cxpcvTcd that mv claji u Hild reach » » many rev plc. ' miJ Mullet, wh»» e ciiurK hii anracicd thiHiMnds itl li tetwts IrxHn all i»vTf the w irld. Page 71 I Academics Element Heaviest ever Element 1 1 8 reported tor 1 000th of a second L ClKMiiistrv ' has always been one of UC Berkeley ' s most uutstandinK departments, contril- ' Uting much to theoretical and experimental discovery and hosting numerous Nohel Prize winners over a history as long as the entire university ' s In October 2006, scientists at the UC-manayc Liwrence Li erm .ire National Laboratory carried on this tradition by uinouncinf; the discovery of element 118, the heaviest element presently known to exist. " This is quite a breakthrough for science, " said Livermore ' s Chemistry, Materials Si. Life Sciences Associate Director Tomas Dia: de la Rubia. " We ' ve discovered a new element that provides insight into the makeup of the universe. For our scientists to find another piece ot the puzzle is a testament to the strength and value of the science and technology at this Liboratory. " The element, known tentatively as " eka- radon " or " Ununoctium " is a noble gas set to lie beneath radon on the periodic table. Practical knowledge about the element will h ive to remain limited, as only three atoms were created and lasted just a fraction of a second before decaying into atoms of element 1 16 and breaking apart. Nonetheless, the formation of any atom this heav7 is an important contribution to scientific understanding, as it lends support to the " island ot stability " theory devised by former UC Berkeley physics professor and chancellor, Glenn Seaborg. Seaborg proposed the existence of orbitals within a nucleus, which stand analogous to the orbitals of electron density outside the nucleus that, when filled, stabilize atoms. Filled orbitals within a nucleus would STORY BY Rose Rimler contribute the extra stability that would allow superheavy elements like 1 1 8 to exist. Livermore scientists worked in conjunction with scientists at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubn.i, Russia. The team createi. the atoms by bombarding the element Californium with calcium ions shot from a particle accelerator. When combined, these particles contained the requisite numbet of protons to form a 1 18-proton atom. Such a short-lived and spare product required special measures to confirm its existence. Reaction ptoducts wete placed in a large magnetic separator, equipped with a detector set to -cek out atoms of the element. The detector .il-o registered bursts of energy that signaled to the researchers the formation ot " eka-radon ■ decay products. Acceptance . ' l these results by the rest ot the scientific community will be especially gratifying to the Livermort lab. " I think the evidence thi- - have is convinum;, " said Dr. C. Konrad Gelbke, director of rlu National Superconducting Cyclotron Lil ratory at Michigan State University. Stil; " One has to be extremely careful with th i enthusiastic announcements, " said Dr. Witol i a:arewici, a nuclear theorist at the Universit% i Tennessee and the Oak Ridge Natit)nal Labii i ir ' . " This is not because one is doing sometl h i ig wrong. It ' s because these are very difficult iiu i-urements. They ' re playing on the edge of statistics. " Livermore scieniisl Dr. Nanc-y J. Stoyer calculated that there is less than one chance in 100,000 that the results were a statistical coincidence. " We ' re ver - confident, " she said. In 2000, Livermore researchers retracted an announcement that they had synthesized the element the previous year alter their and other labs failed to reproduce the same results in confirmation experiments. One scientist wai even fired for allegedly falsifying data. The lab ' s track record of producing new elements is still impressive, howe ' er. Its partnership with Dubna has produced four other superheav-y elements. In fact, since 1940, UC scientists have created nearly a dozen new elements. Berkeley ' s ScaK rg was instrumental in ten o i them. In keeping with this prodigious traditioi the lab ' s next goal is the synthesis of elemci I 20. Researchers, dniwing on experience gain from element 118 and others, will empli another particle-accelerator method to coax e ' en heavier element into being. B G 2007 I Page 72 (F.tr ictt) Artist ' s conception ot calcium ions trawling Jt !! the particle accelerator at a high witxity ttiwanj the nnahng Californium target. A team of sciennst created the new clement 118 b - K)mbarJin2 the element C ' .ilifiimium with calcium ions shot from an accelerator. 118 is the heaxicsc element presently know-n to exisL (Lett) The late Edu-ard Teller iccen-es his Presidential Medal of Freedom on August 26, 2003. Teller, along with L ' C Berkeley ' s Emest O. LawTence. was mstrumental m the toundjtion oi the LawTcnce Livermore National LaKtratory , whca element 118 was discov-cred in Oaoher 2006. Teller served a the Liboratory ' s second director until 1960. when he resigned to become professor of ph ' sics at large for UC Berkeley. (Below) Teller answers questions after a lecture at UC Berkeley. The physics professor was a strong adw aic of the need to educate and inspire young scientists. CKrr the yrars, he Liught at se eral uni ' ersitics, though he spent the bulk of his career at Berkeley ' irom 1953 to 1975. after which he became profess .ir emeritus. r.iuc 7 ! .Ai.ulcnius Great Races STORY BY Hasina Badani Under the guidance of Ciry and Regional Planning professor Karen Frick and graduate student instructor James Rubin, the students of City Planning 114 Civil EnKineering 1 54 hosted the first annual PARK(lng) Day. The class initiated Great Places in PARK(ing) Spaces as a means ol demonstrarin ; alternative ways for development to occur in urban centers. Green spaces and public spaces are integral parts o( communities and are often seen in the forms of parks, nature preseu ' es and areas of informal recreation. Due to the construction of surface parking and high rises, though, the option of green and public space in urban communities has been eliminated. " There are not enough public spaces in cities, " said second-year student Dan Heng. " Alternative land uses must be utilized to create an efficient and non-congested urban center, especially the construction of green space. " Inspiration tor PARK(ing) Day came in the form of a guest lecture by John Bel.i and Matt Passmore. representatives from REBAR, a San Francisco-based artist collective and urban activist group. Bela and Passmore lectured on the urban design of San Francisco, the need for green space, and the organization ' s launch of a similar event the previous year. In November 2005, members of REBAR transformed parking spots in San Francisco ' s Financial OiMrict into urban oases: They put down rolls of sod, park benches and even u crated trees. Throughout the day, people fed the parking meters to continue to occupy the spaces. Currently, REBAR and other groups are staging PARK(ing) Day on a much larger scale, which - thanks to the efforts of sixt ' - five inspired students - came to include UC Berkeley. The event was held on Thursday, September 21, 2006. from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the 1914 Fountain, an area the students marked as an ideal hotspot due to its high level of traffic from Caffe Strada, the local bus stop and the Bancroft Way-College Avenue intersection. Because of the location ' s visibility, many automobiles, pedestrians and other passersby saw the colorful displays all part of an environmental and sociological intervention aimed at changing people ' s perception of cities and providing information regarding city construction worldwide. The displays consisted of five, student-made parking spaces, each 8 ft. X 20 ft., exhibiting correct and efficient use ot open space. Thineen innovative designs were showcased throughout the day, as each of the five spaces was transformed every tew hours to display a new design. Students brought in their own props to enhance their designs, which ranged from lemonade stands and children ' s playgrounds to furniture constructed from cardboard and community art displays. The displays were rotated in order to create a sense ot a true parking space in which automobiles park their cars and People were eager to learn more about the event uhen ihey sau our props. IPARK(ing) Day} allowed them to think about what they are entitled to do in public spaces, especially as citizens in their community. % B G 2007 I Page 74 depart a few hours later. " The change in the designs of each parking space was done to provide alternative ways for parking spaces to he utilized, hut to also create a public cn irimment for people to gather and to make them civically aware about how cities are formed and how they evolve over time, " said Frick. The event was tied together by sttident Fayma Ishaq ' s construction of parking meters and parking signs, which aimed at eliminating the use of the space as parking spots. " People were eager to learn more about the PARK(ing) Day event when they s.uv our props and were intrigued to interact with the class by asking questions, " said Ishaq. " This event allowed them to think about what they are entitled to do in public spaces, especially as citizens in their community. It ' s a given right to have green space. " Although the event was primarily meant to educate the Berkeley community ' about the effects of surface parking and the efficient ways to use public space, it also ser ' ed as a medium to educate the transportation class about city planning and its stakeholders. Its Karen Fmtk ■■. ' key idea in cit planning is to involve broad constituencies in the design of plans and policies, and parking day falls within this rubric, " said Frick. " Our event provided a tangible way for students in the class to devise proposals tor improving city infrastructure and simultaneously engage the larger public in the process. " By spreading awareness about public space to the Berkeley communir . (PARK)ing Day encouraged people to re-envision the way cities are constructed and to enforce sustainable construction in the future. (Top) Students of Cit ' anJ Re- ijionsl rljnnint 114 ' CiMl Engi- nccnn : 1 4 host the first annual TARKdne) Pay The class s.xiKht ■■ ni e awareness aKnjt the itiv ; T1.ince ot tTanspv tTation poliO ' , .icSTJopmenl and j.Tv ' Wth patterns, ind thcit ettevts on MKlct . tlxtt) Students re-cre-ate a .hildren ' s playynHind near the N14 FtHjnlain ti denumstTare n altemainx use i«l open rit:c. Pamopants in PARKdntt) iiv pr p »sed alterrumr land es such as torunis h r puHic ; vrti rTnani.es ot an and music: spaces K»r sp tTs and trcrratHm: .ind arras iitr open-air commcrte and atminunit ' Kathennt;. Page • -uic ni 1 (Right) Stephen H;iwkinn. the Uicasian professor d mathematics at Cambridj Universjt ' . dehvered his J. RoKn Oppcnheimer Lecture in Physics to a soldtiut crowd on Marcli 1 3, 2007- Hawkiny spv ke aK ut the origins ot the universe h ■ audiences at K tli Zellerhach Hall and Wheeler Auditonuni. totalling almost 3.000 listeners (not to mention those ot the live Webcast). His appearance w-as one of the most popular c ' cnts c ' er hosted at Zellerbach, bt asting one ot the fastest ticket sales and a 4CS[Vname waiang list. " I wanted to sec his views on the universe, " said freshman [3avid Utwak, an electrical engineering and computer science major. " I didn ' t want u miss an opporTunit ' to see a gR-at scientist. " (Below) Mark Richards, executive dean of Letters and Scieni. (and a physiast himselO. gix ' es an introduction at the March 1 1 lecture. With the support of his fellow L tS deans, Richards launched the " On the Same Page " program in ScptemK-r 2006. " Each yx-ar, the L lS deans will ch(.K sc a book to assign to all new freshmen in the college, providing them with i shared intellectual expenence. " he said. L tS will pro iili freshmen and interested L6lS (acuity- with a free copy of tin book; organize forums for hiculty-student di.scussion; an. culminate the pri,)gram (and year) with a public presentacic: by the featured author. B G 2007 I Pane 76 On the Same Page With Stephen Hawking STOR ' l H Slhl ' HAME GONG C.1I1 you hear me ' " These were the first. computer-synthesized words from the ptipular scientist Stephen Hawking at Zellerbach H ill on the exening of March 1 3, 2007. The welcoming uproar upon his introduction was a manifestation of the level of excitement and anticipation among tlie thousands of audience members. From the first day of ticket sales in September through the introductor ' speeches f Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Professor Mark Richards and Professor Manin Cohen, thousands of eager listeners were ready for a night with Stephen Hawking. The College of Letters and Science iKo played a pixotal role, with tlie launch of its new program, " On the Same Pa;,..-. " Recognising the intimidating size ot the freshman class, this now program sought to provide the newcomers u ith a " sh.ircvl intclUvru.ti L- [XTK-n c- " Pr. to . ' r M.irk Rich.irds, c. ccutive don ot Ltncrs ,inJ SciLni.c, explained, " Think about the last time you read a really great book. Then imagine that all your friends read the same book. " The program organized an order ot more than 4,000 copies of Stephen Hawking ' s A Briefer History ot Time and mailed a copy to every ndividual in the freshman class. Discussion sessions were conducted by Berkeley ' s own great minds, including Nobelist Charles Townes, Nobelist George Smoot. Chancellor Birgeneau and physics professor and Lawrence Berkeley National LiKiratory director Roger Falcone. In addirion to reading a common K ok and discussing it in organized sessions, the freshmen also " encountered " the author. On another path, physics professor Martin Cohen had been kxiking for a speaker tor his Oppenheimer Lecnire Series. After four years of [xrsistence, Stephen Hawking became the tenth speaker in the series that was founded upon the goal of encouraging interest in the world of physics. H.awking fit the bill, inspiring not only those in and interested in the field, but also those who are challenged - physically or otherwise (as Hawking IS personally attlicted l amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS). " Right now 1 feel more challenged than anyi ne else here, " said Cohen in his introduction. " Bec.uise 1 have to think of next year ' s Oppenheimer Lecture, and this is going to be a very hard .ict to follow. Indeed, tickets for Zellerbach Hall not only soLl out, but had a 400-name waiting list. Wheeler Auditorium, where the event was broadcasted live, was also filled to capacity. Stephen H.iwking was the night ' s main attraction, offering a lesson on the " Origins of the Universe. " He spoke of history ' s progression of discovering the wonders of the universe, from the Boshon;;o ' s Bumbo vomiting up the sun to Albert Einstein ' s general theory of relativity. Along the way, jokes about Galileo and microwaves served as exidence ot his wit and -on c ot humor. .■Mthough satisfied with tlie aJvanLelllcnt. made. Hawking still has high expectations for the world i f physics. He is excited for increased theorerical comprehension of physics to l-ietter understand the universe. " We are getting close to answering the age old questions, " he said. " Why are we here. ' Where did we come from. ' " Despite his mature age ot 65 and decades- long affliction of ALS (or Lou Gehrig ' s disease), Hawking is more adventurous than a common man in his prime. Only a few weeks after his speech, he tixik a zerivgraviry ritle on the ' vomit comet ' out of Cape Canaveral. He also explained his plans to take an e en higher flight in 2009 on a sp.ace plane that is under de elopment. In an email interview. Hawking said he wants to encourage public interest in spaceflight, which he believes is critical to the liiture of humanity. " 1 also want to show that people need not be limited by physical handicaps as long as they are not disabled in spirit, " he said. H.iwking ' s reception at Cal is a a-stament to how many - and to what extent - people truly admire him. His impact on the world extends beyond his contribution to physics. L ' ni Tmt Hcnwc pnitr nt Hiiwlune ' s lecnifc nn Man.h I . Ay p,irt ot the " On the Same Paur " pn aram. Birficneau. a R ni wnevl ph Ma t. was i»ne oi sewral Bcrliclcy luminane to hiMt an mK flnal JiaoiuKin »c»ftiiin uith «niJenl» on hlawklns ' t Kxik, A Bne er Hiuon o Tinw. Page A ..d J SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH It you were tK name the most competitive major at Cal. what wduU you say. ' MCB, mayhe. Eni necring, Jctinitcly. Perhaps psycholo or mass communications or economics. Business, of course, since ex ' erybody wants to get into Haas, wear an Italian suit, drive a sports car and date a supermodel. (Don ' t they. ' ) But. as we speak, the ' most competitive major ' is shifting away from what you thought towards a major you may not have even heard of: public health. If a student doesn ' t yet at least a B- in BioloCT I B. he or she can ' t major in public health. That ' s it. No leeway, no exceptions, no nothing. One grade. In one class. The end. For those of us who got straight As in high school, which is pretty much all of us. a B- seems like a piece of cake. But this is Berkeley ' we ' re Talking alxiut. We all come here as superstars and now we ' re all just... average ' The horrorl So what ' s a student to do it he or she wants to major in public health? What is public health, anyway? Public health seeks to inipro e himian health through the de elopment and application of knt)wledge tliat pre ents disease, protects the public from harm and promotes health throughout the state, the nation and the world. In simple terms, that means public health majors want to keep us healthy. It ' s a very noble calling, protecting the On April 24, 20P7. Ac School of PuNk Heal held .o annual Studcnr Poster Session. Winners wcrr suhscquenri posted in Wam-n Hall, the SchixJ ' s headquarters. Graduate students RL han Radhaknshna (tirst place). Bina Patrl (scv nd place) and Charlone Smith (third place) earned top hotwrs, although senior Keda Roosta also nude a shou-ing uith her research on the impacts of ecvnu on collcj students public from harm and all. As a public health major, the first couple I ' t years are spent rakmg preri-quisites. In .iddition to two or three biology classes, prospecriw ma)or- must take two math classes and three sivial sc en classes. After they declare a concentration. the must also take twelve units of electives fixim their chosen categories, which include biostatistics . infectious diseases, epidemiolog ' , en ironmenr.il health sciences, health policy and management, and community health and human development But it ' s worth It. MemK-rs of the Cil Undergraduate Public Health Qialition (Cil UHPC) find the pmgram -ery n-warding. " It a Public health seeks to improve human health through the development and application of knowledge that prei ' ents ciisease, protects the public from harm and promotes health throughout the state, nation and world. BSnC 2007 I Page 78 The Other appeals to people who want to go into medicine and also those who are more interested in social science, because you have to take econ and psychology ' , " said freshman intended public health major Sylvia Leung. " It encompasses health and also how it affects people scKially. You can find your niche within the major. " Yesmina Zavala, a third year American Studies major, agrees but is less idealistic. " It ' s a great major, but 1 didn ' t meet the biologv ' requirement so I didn ' t get in, " she said. " 1 had the option of retaking the class, but I ' m already a junior and 1 really want to graduate within tour years, so I just declared something else. The requirements are cracy. " Students are worried about getting into the major, which is rumored to he a gixxi pre-med alternative to molecular and cell biology (MCB). It ' s mterdisciplinary, which translates to being more popular than the straight science majors, antl gi ' es each student a chance to focus on his or her greatest interests. " If I had one piece of advice for people trying to get into the major, I ' d say don ' t get discouraged and get that biolog ' class out of the way early, si you can retake it if your heart ' s really set on public health, " said Z,ivala. " They ' re really strict because so many people want to get in. They ' re not going (Riglil) A sniJent conducts a UKtratory experiment in Cf cfnistT ' 5A. the first-scmestrr course in Chemic.nl Sttucture and Rcactmtv- ChemiA is a piercxluisite t«»r General Bu lot! lA, a requiiemcnt ior public health majors. In place ot Biol A, though, majors mav elect to take t%t additional biological science courses m the MCB or Nutritional Sacnccs dep.irtment5. The public he.tlth m.ijor is intcnlisdplinar ' in n.inife, drass-ing (rom bioU fiic,il Kicnces. nuthemancs and social sciences. Eiccnvcs mav be chosen ftvim six areas ol smdv, such as biostatisncs, infecn xis diseases, epidemtolom ' and hwjd oligyi nan nwn Pre-Meds A Toast to Your (Public) Health STORY BY Sophia Noor to make an exception for you. " Even if you flunk biology ' and can ' t get into the major, all is not lost. You can still take all the public health classes you want, and you can always join Cal UHPC. " Cal UHPC is a great club because we try to give students real experience. We take a lot of classes on theory, but it ' s no substitute for actually going out in the community and doing something, " said Zavala. " We do projects, we have a magazine, and we have a lot of networking activities. It ' s a great way to get started in the real world. If you ' re just out of college and looking tor a career, you can get help through the organization. " That ' s all really great, but probably doesn ' t satisfy your insatiable curiosirv as to what public health is all about. There ' s some fascinating research currently txcuring on the Berkeley campus. For example, snidies are being conducted on genetic ailnerabilit ' , which may affect future genetic counseling, and on physical agents of disease, which may help us protect ourselves against biological warfare. So maybe public health is the major for you! It ' s a lot of work, but it ' s bound to pay for itself in spades, especially in an increasingly unhealthy, iilneiable world. You ' ll be in high demand, probably doing something you lose, because there ' s so much variety within the major. What could be better. ' Besides, supermodels make lousy cirl friends. Page 7 " J I Academics STORY BY NOUL ChANG A. line i t till ' must cummon ai|ii(rvmtnts inumK science disciplines, memories friim .:iieniistry lA haw Ixvn emlvdJeil in many first •Vtar students at Gil. X ' hile the pmlessor lectures entliusiastically in friint dt three projector screens, tile presence i l a mystenous, silver-haired man ecluippcil with lab ciut and hlue nirrile (. ' lo es at the tront exit of Pimentel Auditonum has always atTr.ictei.1 the curiosity ot the class participants. Most Chem I A -eterans would not Ix ' unfamiliar with Lonnie, the demo guy. StartinK in the Chem 4 stixrk riHim, he has Iven until the Qillege of Chemistry for nu re than 26 years. Nowadays he can Iv found niakint; tliiiiys si::le, smoke, sparkle, and explixie for the entertainment ot thousands of students. As popular as he is, Lonnie ' s true identity ' has always been a mystery and one ot snjdents ' favorite topics of speculation. " I went to barber school when I was 15, " he explained when he was asked about his choice of career. " It was a pretty Ki od for about three years, until the Beatles became popular and nolxxly wantevi a haircut anymore! " Alter recci in(; his college dega-c from L ' niversity ot Texas, Austin in Geology, he went on an exploratory ' trip for the right job. Some parts of his adventure include K ' ing a tour bus driver, a performance arts video producer, and a media service technician. " Finally 1 senled down in Berkeley, " he said. " 1 had nied to go to other parts of the country just to realize how much I missed San Francisco. " Lonnie seemed amused to learn that many are curious about him. However, students arc quick to Icam that he is rather chatty and personable, unlike the quiet and stilemn figure who performs spectacular chemical reactions ,at ea,se. As one of the most popular and visible figure in Cal ' s undergraduate science community, there are many urban tales aKiut this mysterious man. Wlien askcvl whether any legendary tales ot his heroism are true, he gave us his signature smirk and said, " perhaps not all of them. Howc% ' er, I did save (Chemistry protcssorj Heino jNitsche) when he caught himself on fire during class! " Lonnie Kiw and the Demonstrations Laboratory " The job wouldn ' t be nearly as fun without the students. The excited expression on the students ' faces when they see a spectacular demo is what has kept me here for 26 years. " - Lonnie Martin, Supervisor Chemistry Demonstrations Laboratory B .G 2007 I Page 80 Lonnie ' s Picks of Chemistry Demos... Sparkling Spongebob To demonstrate how half cell potential influences the direction of a chemical reaction, Lonnie works his magic and bends copper wire into the shape i 4 the famous cartoon character, Spi nKeK)h St|uarepants. and soaks it into a beaker tilled with silver nitrate solution. The result is this happy Spongelx b coated in sparkly siUer. This IX because the formation of elemental silver (in metal form) and aqueous copper salt is favorable m a nitrate solution en ironment. This popular i periment is usually conducteii aroimd winter nnie, when Lonnie will instead create a sparkly silver " holiday tree " tor the occasion. Glowing Bulb This sfvctiicularly bright light bulb is the result of the combustion of white phosphorous in a highly conccntr.itevi oxygen gas. A small amount of liquid oxygen is piiured in the round-K ttomed flask to ensure that the re;icrion cnx-iromcnt is lully oxygenated. Lonnie then places a scoop of white phosphorous into the bulb and tiHiches it with a warm riKl to activate the combustion. The bulb connnues to glow with extraorvlinary intensity tor minutes K ' tvire the supply exhausts. Pa, Acade FWWW Lol M thf » aa cow Lift— o_oooi 5ppn ' IppiTi OOO? aooi 5 OJppm • C 15 OSppm 0001% 99 2% cc CD CC o a: CO CAS 7631-99-4 Fisher Strength in Numbers Business Administration ChemistT ' Engineering Emironmencal Design Letters Science Natural Resources Unaffiliated Total Total Undergraduate Population 487 836 2,641 646 17.672 1,287 2 23,571 Business Administration Chemistrv Engineering Environmental Design Letters Science Natural Resources L ' naAillated Total Gender IFcmale Malel 232 249 364 472 520 21 21 357 289 10427 7245 831 456 1 1 13,843 9.728 ' R .0 2007 I Paee 82 American Indian Alaska Nari e Chinese Chinese-Amcrican East Indian Pakistani Japanese Japanese-American Korean Korean-American Filipino FilipirnvAmerJcan Pacific Islander Vietnamese Vietnamese-American Other Asian African-American ' Black Mexican Mexican-American Chicano Other Spanish-American Litino White Caucasian Other No Ethnic Data International Snidents Total ethnicity 118 4964 881 433 1230 837 67 856 607 835 1870 743 7538 361 1756 767 23,571 Un5€€n Majors morv kv vivaN trinh Wliilc perhaps the most overwhelm in»i; answer to, " What is your major? " is " MCB, " there are hundreds of other paths taken hy suidents who choose to pursue the road less taken. Here we hifjhli ht just a few. Celtic Studies As the first degree gi ing program in the US, Celtic Studies was estahlishcJ in 1 911. The major has continued hy drawini; stvidcnts within different fields. Majors arc required to direct their fiKuses toward other areas such as Anthropology ' , Art History, Comparanve Lterature, Linguistics, History, Rhetoric, Scandinavian, or another language and literature. The major is designed to i;ive students hoth a broad understanding ot the place of Celtic languages and cultures in the world and a firm grounding in one or more of the L ' eltic languages. Nuclear Enjjiiicering The inside joke of Berkeley ' s scientific community is as follows. In an already ferixriously .u ' ademia focusevi atmosphere there exists a small gri up ot individuals whom esen the science gcx-ks view as socially undeveloped. Consisting i nly of a mere 4 1 students, the Nuclear Engineering majors are the nerds ' nerds ot the scientific community. While by no means obscure, the field ' s sheer difficulty limits the amount of applicants from year to year. Those who are up to the challenge, howe cr, arv no doubt some of Berkeley ' s brightest and most promismg students. StKiety and Enyironment As man ' s adverse impact on nature increasingly rexeais itself, comprehending tlie interaction K ' tween humans and the enxironment augments in urgency and imp irtance. Located in the l -partmeni ot Enxironmental Science, Policy, Management, the Siviety iSi Environment major addresses environmental issues through social science ttxils and liieories. Courses such as " Political Ecology, " ' En iiv nmental Justice, ' and " Americans and the GloKil Forest " equip students with the necessary cognitiw skills to tackle growing ecologtciil complicanons. Page 8 3 | .Academics 6 12 ME! College of Chemistry STORIES BY KiMBERLV LiN The College of Chemistry houses award-winning feculry members and is nationally recogni2cd for its quality- of education. It is comprised of two departments for both undergraduate and graduate students. Chcmistrv and Chemical Engineerini;. L ' ndergraduatc majors include chemistry-, chemical biolojjY, materials chemistry and chemical engineering; double major students can pursue degrees in chemical and materials science engineering, and in chemical and nuclear engineering. For dixrtoral snidents, the college offers programs in chemistry- and chemical engineering, and a masters program in chemical engineering and produa dc ' elopment. The college ' s approach to education prtwides its students with the ability- to face the major scientific and tcchnok gical challeng- es in s»!ciety, such as changing climates, decreasing global IihxI supply, s ' nthcsizing new materials and discinering and delivet- ing important dtugs. Education and research are neitlier experi- mental nor thi-oretical, but rather a delicate balance of the two. One of the most notable features of this college is the otiier on-campus fticilities. Researchers have access to numerous other facilities on campus, such as the micmfribrication laKirauiry, the bniin imaging center, and the Liwrence Berkeley National Libnir ' (LBNU. These locations aitrad scientists not only at Betkeley. but acniss the nation. LBNL is the home of cumng edge tivhnology, including chargevl particle .iccelenitors and the Adv-anci-J bght Stiurce, one of the world ' s bnghtest sources ot ultraAiolct and soft x-ray beams. DEAN Charles B. Harris lOC. T OS Larimer Hall MAJORS Chemistry Chemical Engineering Chemical Biology NUMBER of STUDENTS 834 FOUNDING DATE 1872 INTERESTING FACT Ltmnie Marrin, siiper -isor of the Chemistry ' Demonstration Ltlxirator - and unottlcial hero ot the chemistry department, has been entertaining (and ediicaring) ChemlA, Chem4A and Chem4B saidents with cxperinienLs since Scptemlx-t 1981. NOTABLE F.ACl ' LTY William F. Giauque - Liw temix-rature chemism Joel Hilderhrand - Pioneer in nonelectrolytes Willard Frank Lihby - R:iditKarK n dating Gillx ' tT Newion Lewis - Le vis Dt t Structure Glenn T. Sealxirg - Discovery- of ten elements Henry TauK- - Redox reactions, inorganic chemism FAMOL S ALUMNI Andrew Gmve - Cotounder, Intel Corptiratii n Gordon E. Mtxirc - Qvfounder, Intel Qirporarion and the originatt r of Mix a ' s Law B .G 2007 I Page «4 Berkeley ' enKinecring has a history- of buildiriK the unbuildaMe. The college is known tor its excellence wit h Jistingiiished taciilry who not only research but in ent cutting edge technology ' , uith talented and diverse students, with state-of-the-art eciuipment and with one the University ' s largest libraries. Like inany of the other on ampus schools, recruiters are highly satisfied and consistently return tor new employees. Degrees are offered in ten different departments, all of which are highly ranked and compared with competing imiversities such as Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. U.S. Neus WotU,Rg rtiai ksd MAJORS BiocnHinccrinu (BioE) Cix ' il Environmental Enj iincering (CEE) Electrical Engineering Computer Sciences (EECS) Industrial Engineering . Operations Research (lEOR) Materials Science . Engineering (VISE) Mechanical Engineering (ME) Nuclear Engineering (NE) Berkeley the top public university for undergraduates and the second overall in the nation. In fact, se en oi the College ' s ten departments ranked in the top five for imdergraduates in the nation. MoreiAer, UC Berkeley is tlie No. 2 engineering and information technology (IT) university in the world, according to rankings published by the Times Higher Education Supplcmeni of London. Despite the College ' s academic demands, its saidents also pursue ne n-academic endea ors. Many are involved with extracurricular clubs, fraternities and sororities affiliated with the college department. DEAN Fiona Duvle LOCATION Hearst Mining Riiilcliny NUMBER of STUDENTS 4,331 FOUNDING DATE 1931 INTERESTING FACT In 1878 Eli:ahcth Braffis became the first female to yraJuate from UC Berkeley as a ci il engineer. FAMOUS ALUMNI noiiglas Engelhart - Inventor ot tlie computer mouse Rill Joy - Civfounder, Sun Microsystems E. Floyd Kvamme - Civfounder, National Semic . nductor Tung-Yen Lin - Structural engineer, pioneered tile use of pre.stressed concrete Julia Morgan - Architect Eric Schmidt - Chairman and CEO, Google Inc. Steve Woinialc - Civfounder, Apple Computer MOST POPULAR MAJOR iilectrical Engineering . Computer Science Page 85 I Academics c O DEAN Harrison S. Fraker NUMBER of STUDENTS 646 LOCATION Wurstcr Hall FOUNDED IN 1959 INTEEIESTING FACT Wurster Hall is the only building on campus namcJ tor two people: William Wilson Wurster, a distinguished architect and CED ' s first dean, and his wife, Catherine Bauer Wurster, a professor of Cit ' and Regional Planning and leader in the field of public housing. FAMOUS ALLMNl Thomas Church - Landscape Architect Garrette Eckbo - Landscape Architect Brian Maxwell - Cal track coach and founder of PowerBar, Inc. A snijcnt wllrk on .1 prvijtxt Ktr EOI . lnmiductii n ui En ir »nn»cn ' rViitin li imc til SIX CED a unio required ol ja ' hitccTurc ma)i r . Berlel -. architrcmrc Jcpamncnt is cimsistcnriY rankcj amont: d c bm in dv njnon T ' X 1: MAJORS Architecture learning environment. Studenrs. scholar iTcativc Jcsiyncrs and planners work toEetliet tociisinK on the interacnons between si ciii and the environment. Wurster ' s structuri contrihutes to this aura: the College has a hicli Ik- College of Environmenwl Design (CED) is internationally recojiniied and one ol the top five envifonmental design schimls in the country ' . As one ot the first schools to combine the depattments - Architecture, Cit - ii Landscape Architecture Regional Planning, and Landscape Architecture renowned library; a 10.6-acre teaching garden L ' rban Studies " " " Environmental Planning - its education an atchive of atchitcctutal and landscape focuses on both theoretical and pragm.itic plans and dtawings; and an extensive slide. apptoaches to aesthetics and sustainabilit ' ot photograph, and digital image collection. Along the environment, including human, stKial and with these resources, students can access .1 ecological needs. labrication shop, computer-aided modeling and Wurster Hall ' s design, such as the open tliMir munutactunng laKiralor photo laKiraton. studios, cater 10 the College ' s collabor,-itive and environmental simulation laboraton B .G 2007 I Page 86 The H;i.is School of Business is one of the top- ranked universities for both its undergraduate and graduate programs. Haas has a reputation of innovatitin and creativity- and is oftentimes the launching pad for many new businesses. The education focuses on cooperative teamwork, entrepreneurship and global perspectives. It is the basis for new ideas and knowledge, and whether it is a start-up or the existing corporate world, Haas leaves indelible impressions - even recmiters agree. The two-year undergraduate program offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Although the degree is general and the program does not offer concentrations in studies such as marketing or finance, students can graduate with a global management emphasis. This program has rigorous requirements, including one required year of study abroad. Undergraduate students can apply once, either during their sophomore or junior year, and about 50% are accepted. With or without global management experience, Haas graduates have a positive impact on the corporate world. JPMorgan Chase Co. recruiter Sasha Price commented, " We have had some inrcn ii.-ut.T .n ro iis; " NIn- Chk], those H.t.i Students know more than some of the MBAs we ' ve just hired. ' " In fact, recruiters ranked Haas No. 1, bringing the overall Haas rank to No. 3, according to US Neas World Report. In addition to the undergraduate program, Haas offers a Full-time MBA, Evening . Weekend MBA, Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA, Master ' s in Fi- SPECIALTIES Entrepreneurship Finance Global Business Health Manasement Nonprofit . Public Management Real Estate Social Resptinsibility Technology ' DE.AN Tom Campbell mmw? nancial Engineering and Ph.D. program. In both un- degraduate and graduate programs, faculty members are devoted to finding new ideas and practices for business. Internationally renowned as scholars, they are also active as business consultants and board members, and as high-le ' el government appointees. wmm 1 NUMBER of STLi 487 LOCATION Haas School of Business FOUNDED IN 1898 INTERESTING FACT The schoi l has more than 30,000 .ilumni worlcKviJe. 1 AMOL ALIMNI Tom Anderson - Ci tounder and president, MySpace.com Ponald Fisher - Founder, Tlie Gap HJ ar F. Kaiser - Founder, Kaiser Pernianente Health Group riiomas j. Linu ' - Founder, Longs Dnig Store 1 -an Witter - Civtounder, Mi rgan Sranle - Dean Witter I Page 87 I Academics EXECUTIVE DEAN Mark Richards NUMBER OF STUDENTS 17.813 LOCATION Valley Lite Science Riiildini; FOUNDED IN 1915 INTERESTING FACT L .S lie an as three separate colleges: the College of Letters, the College of Social Science, and the Ci llege ot Natural Science FAMOUS ALUMNI Zulfikar All Bhutto - Former president of Pakistan Jack London - Novelist, Call of the Wild James Schamus - Prtiducer, Brokeback Mountain Earl Warren - Chief Justice, 14th US Supreme Court The College of Letters . Science is the unlversiiy ' s larg- est college, boasting more than 80 department;il majors. Tile most prestigious teaching and research unit in the L ' C system. LSiS encompasses more than halt ot the campus ' s tacult three-quarters ot its undergraduate students and halt of its Ph.D. candidates. L .S students engage in dialogue with distinguished researchers and scholars; participate in projects at the forefront of science; solve critical social prob- lems; create ait; and explore diverse cultures. L S also provides oppoinmities tor students to conduct research through programs such as Undergraduate Research Fellowships, in which undergraduates work with taculry on cutting edge research projects. Indeed, Berkeley is Lmiqui tor its commitment to including undergniduate students n research enterprises: Cal has the highest number ot under graduates actively involved in research projects. Addition .illy, more undergraduates at Berkeley go on to earn Ph.D. than at any otiier college or university ' . By encouraging sni- dents to Kith gain a bre;idth ot ' knowledge and pursue their more specitic curiosities, the College sets its graduates on a lifelong p;ith of learning and person.il growth. ARTS HlM»Mllls MvJDRS An. PniaKc I ' t . . 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' hl .iinon the tree of WcHt C ' .ii , whca- tlu- majohh of CNR bj J ' ffff ait- liH..itcvl. The College lit N ' aninil Resources (CNR) is positicmcd to stiijy the most pressing biological, scKial and economic challenges of protecting our natural resources and envirt)nment. The College is large enough to include several areas of academic interest, but at the same time small enough to provide individual focus and attention. CNR offers nine undergraduate majors, faculty advising, small class sizes, field study, undergraduate research programs anil faculty members devoted to both teaching and research. In 1 868, the College of Agriculture . established as the first state-run Agricultural Experiment Station and the first land-grant college in California. In 1974, the SchiKil of Hnre-itry (created in 1946) and the ScliiKil ot Agriciilt ire joined to form ttH.lay ' s CNR. Now, the College ot Natural Resources has first-rate programs in agncultural and a ' .source economics; environmental science, policy and man.igement; plant and microbial biology; and nutritional sciences and toxicology. Snidents engage in interdisciplinary study to understand hi w to mtx ' t siviety ' s increasmgdemands tor environmental quality, sustainability ot natural resources, food safety, nun-inon and economic development. CNR ' s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program also provides students hands-on research experience. Mentored by professors, snident researchers condua independent projects with (acuity in the lab or in the field: tirom conducting nutritional interv ' iews to administering population surveys ot birds in the wild. ' Indcx-d, CNR ' s tiiculty sene as valuable resources on matters of local, national and even international import;ince. Many tr:ivel overseas to research problems such as insect-borne river blindness in West Africa, ecosystem ecology in Pueno Rico, resource conflicts in Indonesia and lorcstry in southern Africa. The College also operates a research station on the Polynesian island of Moorea. In fact, CNR students often patticipate in research projects around the world! In and out of the classnxim, the College ot Natural Resources prepares students to serve sixriety and protect the Eiirth ' s natural resources for future generations. Majors Conservation iSi Resource Studies Environmental Economics Sc Policy Environmental Sciences Environmental Sciences Environmental Sciences Forestry iSi. Natural Resources Cjcnetics . Plant Biology Microbial Biology Molecular Environmental Biology Molecular Toxicology Nutritional Sciences Didactic Training Program in Dietetics Physiology . Metabolism Society ' . Environment DEAN P;iul Lucldcn NLMBER OF STUDENTS 1,309 LOCATION Giannini H;ill FOL ' NDED IN 1914 INTERESTING FACTS The College ' s CoopeiMtiv ' e Extension Service progr.im, esrablislied in 1914 by tlic US Department of A -hculaire, helps transfer scientific discoveries from the laKiratory to the public. All professors within the College hold af, ' riciilnir,il experiment station positions. FAMOUS ALLMNI Jennifer Maxwell - Nutrition and fixxl scientist and civtounder ot PowerBar Inc. Horace Marden .Alhriyht - Finmder, National Park Ser -ice John Kenneth Ci;ilhraith - .Aj riciiltviral economist, winner of the 2000 Presidential Medal of Freedom. US Ambassador to India and advisor to several presidents Page 89 j Academics Cal athletes are consistently ranked among the nation ' s best. They win championships, break records and always seek the highest honors. Along the way, though, they build strength in fitness and in character. Ultimately, their successes are measured not in numbers but in the relationships they build and engage in throughout their college experience. w- ' Dunni: die 2006-2007 academic year, the Cal Bean cK ' cupicd nine ot the naoun ' To(vIO culleec teams. The si uaJs include twii currcndy ranked at No. I in the ct unti ' : men ' s u-atcr pttl ■ (3M) and ru hy (21-1). The tithers in the Top-lO include: men ' » crew (No. Ih u-omcn ' s swimminy St divinj: (No. 3); mcn f: Tnna5tics (No. 7): wn mcn " i crcu ' (No. 8); men ' s «Mmminy 6i. drvini: (No. Sh. wt»mcn ' s water polo (No. 8); and u imcn ' » icnnii iN ' o lOt- fall sports rank CAL NO. I Bears earn top spot tor first time ever Oil J,iniiar ' 11, 2007, Cal was rankcJ as till ' No. 1 athletic priijjram in the coiintr ' 111 the final tall Sports AcaJeniy Director ' s Cup stimdinKs. With an NCAA championship in men ' s water polo and to[ 20 finishes in five other sports, the Bears compiled 364.5 points durinK the tall athletic seasons to beat out Stanford L ' niversit -, which had 334 points, for the top spot. Duke was diird (316), with UCLA (309) and Wisconsin (309) filling iiut the top five. The Director ' s Cup, a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate DireCTors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today, measures the best overall collegiate athletics programs in the country and awards points based on final national standings in a maximum of ten NCAA sports lor both men and women. For Cal. the Bears received tlie maximum 100 points in men ' s water polo, which captured its record 1 2th national title in early December with a dramatic 7-6 victory over USC on Jeff Tyrrell ' s game-winning goal as time expired. In addition, both volleyball and men ' s scxcer reached the Sweet 16 of their respective NCAA tournaments. Defeating LSU and Cal Poly in the opening two rounds, ' olle ball matched the best finish in school history. Men ' s soccer won the Pac-10 tide and advanced to at least the third round of the NCAA Tournament for just the third time e er. Field hixkey also made strides in 2CI06, winning the NorPac Conference crown and Krating Ohio to gain entry Into the NCAA Tournament ' s main playi fl draw. Women ' s siKcer, tiK), advanced to the NCAA playoff first- round match, defeating .Auburn. 3-1 . STORY BY CaITLIN GREEN List but not le-ast, football ended a " dowi and-up " season with a share of the Pac-1 1 championship and a 45-10 victory over Tex-i- A M in the Holiday Bowl. Widi a 10-3 cRenil rcxord, the Bc-ars ranked 14di in the final polls. Cal ' s No. 1 ranking after the fall season wa- the Bears ' highest placement ever. The unlversil ' - previous best came last fall when it ranked Ni ' 1 1. Most importandy, the Bears have consi5tentl improved tlieir fall standing in die last four ycarv from 28th in 2003, to 15rfi in 2004, to Uth ii. 2005, to first in 2006. Cal continued its successes in the winter, wher it was ranked No. 2 in the Winter Director ' s Cuj Standings. The Bears received points for their No. 3 women ' s swimming . diving; No. 7 men ' - gymnastics; No. 8 men ' s swimming Si dixint; No. 15 women ' s track field; 19 women - gymnastics; and No. 19 men ' s track . field. In June, the final Dirertors ' Cup rankings ranked Cal at No. 9, capping off one of the moM outstanding seasons in school history. In addition to its fourth Top-10 finish in the Directors ' Cup in the past five years, Cal also captured nation.il championships in Kith men ' s water polo anJ rugby and won a record 1 1 individual or rehn NCAA titles. Women ' s swimming . divinj finished a program-best third, and wximen - tennis matched its highest placing ever when it reached the NCAA semifinals. The Bears also ha. I multiple individual NCAA champions, includin. Alysia Johnson (track fit field) and Tim McNeil, (gymnastics). Cal pl;icc l a program-record seventh last far iiu! WIS also ninth in Kith 2003 and 2004. BSiG 2007 I Paee 92 ■■ Fall Director ' s Ci p Standin ;s H 1. C.ilitomia 364. SO 1 2. Smntord 334.00 HH 3. Duke 316.00 R 4. VCIA 309.00 ■s 4. Wisconsin 309.00 BLs 6. tToloraJo 304. " ' B« ' 7. VifKinia 303.00 1 8. Wake Forest iOO.OO B 9. Florida 280.00 eS 0. Notre Dame |ag _ Winter Director s Cup Standings 1. Stantord 997.50 2. California 761.50 3. Wisconsin 7S3.65 4. Michigan 731.25 S. Penn Stale 704.3) 6. Florida 688.00 7. Minnesota 649.50 8. Ohio Scite 648.00 9. North Carohna 644.83 10. Texiis 623.00 2006-07 Final Director ' s Ci ' P Standings 1 . Stanford 1429.00 2. UCLA 1257.00 3. North Carolina 1161.33 4. Michitran 1135.25 5. use 1103.50 6. Rorida 1064.25 7. Tennessee 1045,75 8. Texas 1037.25 9. California 1030.1 T 10. An:ona Stan- 1005.00 Paee 9 3 1 .AtliKius (Richt) Cal Bear. M .ir owr Wa hin(,ti n. PcScan Jackson tk-w to )piin the tint Jimii in the second quarter on Oaobcr 21 . 2006. The Bears ended up defeating ihi- Huskies. 31-24. (Far ni:ht) Named the team ' s Mom ValuaHc Freshman, defensive hack SyJ ' Quan Thttmpson takes down an OrcKim Duck on OctoKt 7. 2006, alUnMnu onlv a thrcc- -:ird f n. The Bears went home with a 4 -24 Win. f0jfy HB i ac: B G 2007 I PaKc 94 ' iTfllkiJl 2006 football season DOWN-AND-UP Co-Pac-lO champions, 10 victories, top-15 ranl ing STORY BY AmANPREET ML HAR Losing the opener against Tennessee diJn ' t dampen Cal ' s morale. In 1975, Cal lost the opener to Colorado, yet held a winning season. In 1958, the Bears lost the opener ut Pacific and went on to hold a 6-1 record, not to mention ,1 spot in the 1959 Rose Bowl. Coach Jeff Tedford has taujjht his players to txikc it one game at a time, and tliat ' s e. acdy what they did. On September 9, Cal tens trekked up to Memorial Stadium tor the first home game against Minnesota. Any fear that lingered was placed aside early in the game, as Cal dominated 42-1 7. Quarterhack Nate Uingshore was named Pac-10 oftensise player ot the week tor his outstanding pertormance. The following week, Cal defeated Portland State 42-16 at its second hi)me game. The players then tcx k down Arizona State 49-21 on September 23. Nate Longshore once again was honored as offensive player of the week. On September 30, Cal tens made a 41-1 3 -ictor -, sending the Oregon Srate Beavers home with a 28-point loss. For Cal ' s third Pac- 10 honor, junior kicker Tom Schneider was named special teams player of die week aftet his flawless pertormance. On October 7, Marshawn Lynch, the nation ' s Ix-st, pass- catching running back was injured early in the game against Oregon Ne ertheless, this year ' s well-rounded team - led by junior tailback Justin Forsett - earnc-d the Bears a 45- 24 victory ' . Forsett brought home ani ther Pac-10 offensive pl.iyer of the week award. On October 14, Washington State could not compete with Cal ' s offense or defense. The final score was 21-3. The Bears continuc-d their ' March to Vicli ry, ' as they defeated Washington 31-24 in their fitth home game on Oaober 21 . Marshawn Lynch, with two sprained ankles, scored the winning touchdown in overtime. For this dedication and commimient. Lynch earned offensive player ot the week. One of the most anticipated games of the season was November 4 against L ' CLA. 72,516 .mended, the second stadium sellout of the season. The Student Scxrion was Ixmming with spirit before the game even l ' cgan. The Cal Band gave UCLA ' s band a few minutes l-vfore game time to play on the field. Tlie stiiilent section was not happy; the band was barely audible over the n)aring and the jmgling of keys. Once tlie game began the cheering ilkln ' t eni.1; m f.ict, it spread all the way to the .Alumni and Gold Sections. After last year ' s disappointing loss, Cal fens weren ' t aK)ut to leave their players. With three touchdowns, no interceptions, and 20 of 24 passes for 266 yards, Nate Longshore was once again Pac-10 offensixe player ot tlie week. Sophomore wide recei er HeSean Jackson was named special teams player of the week for his amazing run. He returned a third quarter UCLA punt 72 yards for a touchdown. Rest assured, Berkeley spectators had sore throats the next day. By the November 1 1 away game against Arizona, the Bears were on an eight game streak, not to mention 6-0 in Pac-10. The Golden Beats had not had such a successfijl record in the Pac-10 since 1950. Cal had not been so close to its first conference tide since 1975. However, Arizona turned out an upset nctor ' of 24-20. Three plays were nullified: a pass to DeSean Jackson in the first quarter and two Cal interceptions in the foutth quarter. A second upset occurrc-d at the Los Angeles Stadium against USC. Despite the ' Trojan Ct . ' Nate Longshore made pinpoint passes to DeSean Jackson, Rolx-n Jotdan and Livclle Hawkins. By the end, two tiiuchdowns had been callei.1 back. In the first quarter, linebacker Mickey Pimentel remmed an apparent tumble over 80-yards, which later was ruled an incomplete pass. In the fourth quarter. Lynch appeared to have had a 70-yard touchdown, but leplay showed that his knee was down atter nine yards. The final score was 23-9. The highlight ot this g-ame came tirom the defensive play made by senior defensive tackle Brandon Mebane. .Alter crashing through the Trojans ' line, Mebane stuffed the tunning Kack in the end zone, making it Cal ' s first safety since 2002. Widi two losses in a row, Cal ' s Decemlier 2 victory ON-er Stanford was more than welcome. The Bears won the 109th Big Game, making it the fifth consecutive ictory. The final score was 26-17. It that wasn ' t reason enough to celebrate, L ' CLA subsei|uently crushed L ' SC. givmg Cal its first Pac- 10 Championship since 1975. .As in ' 75, it was shari " d - then, with L ' CLA; this time around, with I ' SC " After all is said and done, the Cal Bears had an outstanding season. Not only did they win the Holiday Bowl and receive a contvrence title, but thi-y were also undefeated at home! Ctwch Teiltotd li l the team through a great season. The March to ' ictor - has endi l for this sea.sim, and nothing less than spectaculat is expivti-d for next season. Shall the Bears tiire -er march towards victory. Athletics PHOTOS BY Eric Leung KEEPING SP i. HIGH use advance- )se Bowl but Cal doesn ' t lose hope STORY BY Frances E. Chang Tlic Jay was Ni vcnibi.T 1 8. 2006, and the place was the L s Angeles Memorial Ci)liseum. Cal ' s record was 8-2, 6-1 , after its recent November 1 1 loss to Arizona, 20-24. Yet, Cal had high hopes for the Saturday game against No. 4 USC, whose 8-1 , 6-1 record was close to Cal ' s. At stake was the Rose Bowl, the oldest and most prestigious lv)wl game. Tlie first t)pporTunity since 1 959, Cal liK)ked tiirward to making history. Riinked No. 1 7 in the nation, Cal also hoped for a perfecT Pac-10 season. USC kicked off the game at S:l p.m. and scored its first field goal 14 plays and 88 yards later. With 22 seconds left in the first quarter, Cal defensive Cickle Brandon Mehane gained safety pomts. ending the quarter 3-2, L ' SC. Tlie sivond quarter prined to Ixr Cal ' s K-st perlorniance out of the ennre game. Although USC scored another field goal 9 minutes in, Cal quarterback Nate b)ngshore complctoJ his pass to wide receiver Livellc Hawkins, who scored the first touchdown of the game with 3:49 left m the quarter. The Cal crowxl wx-nt wild, with the tiny yet mighty waves of blue and giiid celcbranng as the game B6iG 2007 I Page 96 went into halftime. " The second quarter was the most fun, I think, K-cause the Cal crowd was really optimistic, " said first-year psychology major Stiphia N(X)r. Although Cal started the thir .l quarter in high spirits, USC caught up in the end with another field goal, rying the score 9-9. In the tourth quarter, pressure intensified tor Cal as L ' SC scored a touchdown within die first 2 minutes and another touchdown 5 minutes later, giving USC a 23-9 lead. " The sc-cond |touchdown| put a dagger in us, " said Cal linebacker and second-year American studies major Zack Follett. Nexertheless, Cal made a comeback and scored another touchdown with 3:25 left in the game. Howc- er, it was retnicti l when official review showed Tailback Marshawn Lynch ' s kncx- touching the grouml. With 33 seconds left in the g-ame, the final 23-9 score was sealed, and the Cal Band K-gan to play while Cal flags wavi-d persistently. " It made me happy to see students have so much faith and pride in our a-am. Support like that really helps the players out, " said tounh-year classical civilizations major Megan DuBois. " We played hard and did our K ' st. Even though wc lost, there is no shame in tliat. " Until the ven end, Cal fought hard against the Trojans, c while fticing double-teams and incurring injurii Indeed, sophomore wide receiver DeSean JacLsti usually U ngshore ' s main receiver, was only able to complete rwo catches for 41 yards. " Tliey always had somelxxly in his face or somelvKlv on top ot him, " said Cal head coach Jeft Tedtord. " Tliey really tried to take him out of the game b doubling him. " However, many still saw the game as a hum loss because it cost Cal the Rose Bowl. " Tlu overall game was a little disheartening; we h.id i lead and then we gave it up, " said NiHir. " L ' Si » as a really giH d team, but I tliink »v could ha i won. " Cornerback Daymeion Hughes agrevd, " It ' s hard. Ever ' year we get so close and we can ' t finish .It the end. " Still, Oil had .s imc gloriou- moments in the first half of the game. " Thi-y wvri- absi lutely kicking our butts, " said USC he.id coach Pete Carroll. " Our defense shut them out in the .second hall. " Cal tans ixku Irom the smn Js nl L s Anjjclo Memunnl Coliseum. Many dcJicatcJ Bears, including doicns ot ' UC Rnlly Committee members, made rhe nip south to siip[-H TT Cal in its pursuit ot the Rose Bowl. Despite tans ' l- est etforts, USC won 2 ■ and captured the Pac-IO championship lor the fitth straight season. " You have to play your best against them, there ' s no room tor mistake, " said coach Jeff Tedtord. ■ ' Thc ' didn ' t mm the UmtKill over and we did. " (Below, bottom left) Members of the Ca! Band perform in Los Angeles for the Nm ' cmber 18 kxitball game agamst USC. The band kept tans enerjprhc throughout the game ' s ups and downs. Due in part to two lost touchdowns, though. Cal fell Ix-hind as USC scored a tield goal and two touchdinvns m the last 20 minutes of the game. didille right) QuartcrKick Nate Longshore carries out plav .It the USC game on Nm-emhcr 18. Longshore. ho i.i ' mpletc«.l 1 7-(. f- W passes tor 1 76 -ards. dircctctl the earv ' givahe;id dmr m the second quarter. Still. No. 4 ' SC iiinmatclv defeated No. 1 7 Cal. sending the Bears ihi- Holiday Biml msteat.1 oi the Ri»se Ek»wi. " at ni;ht) The Cal Dance Team keeps the htns and .■)tl .ill players pumpctl dunng the NiAvmbcr 18 USC- imc Detendmg its home turt. L ' SC u-as bolstered by a 1 M-ltout crowd ot 9l.fr72. In spite ot Knimg tTi m al l.inv. the Tn»ian i ttcnse mtcnsified in the fourth laniT, .-[idini- fi),- fime with a 2J-9 lead. r.iKc 1 I Athletics San Diego Pacific Life| HOLIDAY BOWL Bears defeat Aggies, 45-10 (Top) Junior tailback Jusnn Forscn Forscn IcaJ the way with ci ' ht -imcs for 124 ' ard5. To talcc down the Ajjgies, cooftcnsivc MVT Slanhau-n Lvnch aJJed 1 1 1 yard on 20 carries anJ nishcJ for two (ouchdow-ns. After hi» last Ramc for Cal (drafted by the Buffalo BilK vrtfh the No. 12 overall pick on Apnl 29. 2007), Lynch finished his career ccorul atl-cimc in ruihinu in Cal history and hold the chixtl record vbith 17 liXVyard ruihinK game . As Pac-lOOftcnsn-c Pla Tr of the Year, he was one t f the sminsesi running hacks m the ct-HjntT -. (Abovr) ComcrKack Daymeion Hu) c» takes down a Texas A6tM Aojic in the 2006 Paafic Lfe Holiday- Bowl. The Golden Bcar used a balanced offense and a tou defense to defeat the Aoncs 4S-I0 on December 28. 2006. The Bean ex-cn spent Chnstmas in San Picfit , cctcbratinK with a tnp u the worid-famous San Diego Ztxi. a pinted pracnce at San Dtet State and a hcaTt - dinner at ih«r hotel. (Rijrht) Head Ovuh Jeff Tedford displays the Holiday B»»wl Tropltv .rtcr J 4S-10 mihtv .i ain t Tcxa A .M at Qujlcomm Stadium m 4n Dict » on IVvcmlxr 28. 2C )6. ' Wc u nicd U ' prrnr »H)r brand of ftK Kill, and I think »t showrJ our eKr well. " Mid Tedford. " I think UT pUyrd pretrv phyiiLal fioKball in the Pac-10. ' B G 2007 I PaRc 98 HilT_ (Abo c) Frtshninn Br n Schuttc makes a touchJt ' u-n with 0 seconds left. Alth(, ue h Tedtord ffAvc instmctions to kneel Jow-n at the A iM H ' nrJ line, quarterback Ste r Lcv ' i vc the ball to backup tailback Schuttc. " No ctimment. " said U-vv with a smile when asked if, as It appirarcd on national T ' . Tcdtord had i;i x:n him what-(or. " We kind ol wanted to rci one for Schuttic. " Teammate Enk Robertson iCTK. ' d. " It was like a part ' . We n to cvx4 ' olif on the sidelines and see the i.HinBcr gild ' s fjet in and the - scored twi more. It u-as creat. " (Lett) Sitphomon: wide recci -cr OeSean lackson lead the Cal band m celebration of the Bears ' Holiday Bt wl nctory in San Pieso on December 28. 2006. Jackson caught fi T jMSsc r 81 -ards. putnnK him inrr the 1 A V-%.ird ni.irl lor th - M-.M-n I ' Hoios H Ulhbii Borges Pai:c »? I Arhlcruj strength in character IN THE WATER Success of men ' s water polo hardly a mystery The Cal water fnilo team had 2,723 peiiple questioning the principles of time at the end of the NCAA championship against USC. Did junior JeH TyTell make the winning shot with i ne second left in the game. ' Was it a millisecond. ' Didn ' t USC tie up the game (yd with just 2 seconds left. ' Why is Coach Kirk Everist in the pixil. ' No matter how unhelie ahle, Cal won its NCAA-record 1 2th national crown on that glorious Sunday, December 3, 2006. Such an ama:ing teat did not come easily, as tlie team ' s strategy tor success is demanding. The team practices twice a day, six days a week at the Spieker Aquatics Complex. On top of that, the players undergo Hell Week just like other sport teams. Around mid-August, they receive a " jump start " to whip them into shape before season. Nine to ele en-hour days of practice work out any kinks in their mental and physical stamina. They don ' t call it " Hell Week " tor nothing. " This is the time where the exercising becomes so grueling that our team must come together as a ' team ' to get through it and excel, " said sophomore Mike Sample. " If we excel as a team in Hell Wi-ck. then we definitely can come time tor the seastin. " Commitment is not limited to the pixil. The sport plays a role in the daily lives ot its players, who arc health onscious and fitness-minded. For an athlete, self-discipline is a must. " I ' ll pass the soda tor water or juice for example; it ' s just about Iving responsible with your body, " said junior Mark Sherc-dy. " We are all educated enough to know what is bad to eat before a game and what IS not. " Considering their le%el of athletic commitment. It ' s easy to forget that these players are students, tiKi. With only so much time in a day and so many semesters in their academic cari-er, players make many compromises to balance their social life, athleric schedule and studies. " There is a lot of sacntice with playing any sport here at C.il. and the schixil holds you to a high standard to perform not only in the pool but also m the classroom, ' said Shcri-dy. As each playrr strix-cs to better himself as an inJiMdual, maintaining a strong team is equally B .G 2007 I I ' age 100 STORY BV STKPHANIE GoNG ital. When they drafted a charter at the beginning of the season, players agreed that teamwork would be their priority. They are all too familiar witli " TUF, " a mantra that stands for " Team, Unit, Family. " Players work to create a strong team dynamic both in and out of the water. " Everyone who is on the team is an accomplished athlete in some shape or form, " said Sheredy. " And there is a lot of respect on an individual basis. " Because of this level of respert, their relatiiinships are much stronger than the mere coincidence of having to work together. " We have a muaial understanding that we are all in this together, " said Sample. " 1 know it sounds cliche, but our team is really like a family. You might not like someone very much, hut you will still respect them and love them as a teammate, just as you would a member of your family. " " You can see it when we trust each other in the pool, know each other ' s strengths and weaknesses, " said Sheredy. " When you have this type of positive relationship, everything flows smixithly and seamlessly. It was great to watch the team progress this season. " Senior Brian Kinsel added, " But also it really has a lot to do witli not wanting to let your teammates down. " Is it really any wonder why these guys are such a success ' On top of their thrilling ictory at NCAA - ending the season as No. 1 with a 31-4 record - the team also had ten players selecred to die 2006 AsstKiation of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Ail-American Team. Seniors John Mann and Brian Kinsel, and junior goalie Mark Sheredy were named as first- team All-Amencans. Senior Marty Malthies made second-team All-American; senior Andrija Vasilje ic and junior Jeff Tyrrell made third-team All-American; and senior Bnan Bacharach, junior Michael Sharf. junior Adam Haley and freshman Spencer Warden were chosen honorable mennon .All-Amencans. " Everyone supp« rts the rest of the guys in the water. " said Co.ich Kirk Evenst who was named Division I Coach i f the Year. " And they ' re happy with whatcvrr success. " ' ((aaaffrA PHOTOS BV Lauren Iacobucci Ur mMT, (Fnr Ictr) Junior goalie Mark ShereJ ' scans the piKil JurinR the Oaobcr 28 same against Pepper Jinc. 6-tiK t-6 ShcrcJy fini he».l with nine s;ive , helping the Bean, walk (i r swim) away ttith .1 1 7-1 2 Nicti ry ' . He was also instrumental m the Bears ' December 1 ame at ainst L ' SC for the nanonal championship. Thanks m pan to his twelve saves (two in the last sv rn minutes), the men earned the team its 1 2th national tide. (Lett) Senittr |ohn Mann and sophomore Fnmk Re Tiolds help secore a 1 7-1 2 itior ' against Pepperdine. Mann, alonj; uith senior Bnan Kinsel and (unior Mark Shervdy, " ta tabbed as tirst-tcam All-Amcncan. Amtma the tram ' s many honors (most notably, j nanonal championship), coach Kirk E -cnst w.is also named Dmsum I C tach o( the Year. PaKC 101 I Athletics women ' s volleyball ALL-STAR TEAM Advances to the NCAA Round of 16 Witli tivc ivnjmiiit; scmcrs and a tivslinian class ranki-d thinJ in the nation, the 2006 Calitumia vollc l ill ti-am was poised for success. Tlic team teati.ir». l wterans such as senior captains Samantlia Citter and Jillian Da is, who were starters as treshmen when Oil ndv ' anced to tile NC ' .W round of 1 6 in 2001 Tlie team also Ixiastetl tkvo-nme All-Pac-10 player Anpe Presse ' , 200S Pac- 10 All-Freshman selection Morgan Beck, and last season ' s aip bkx:ker Ellen Orchard. " We haw a lot more experience than any other team 1 haw ctiached at Cal, " said head coach Rich Feller. These high expecnitions c nsistently translated to strong performances. The Bears started the season 11-0 in non-conterence action and won tlie Ciil Miilten Classic, the Florida IntematiLinal Imitadonal and the Golden Be;ir Imitational. Out of their nine losses this season, eight came against teams ranktxl higher in the AVCA national poll. In hicl, the Bears ' 22 sictories represent only the sixtii time in schixil history Oil has captured 20 tir more matches. Feller, tlie most successtiil X)lle hall coach in Oil history-, now has an overall record of 1 59-99 (.584 winning percentage) in eight years in Berkeley, including being seleaed the Pac-10 and Piicific Region 0)ach of the Year in 2003. The last time Oil was undefeated entering league play was 200? when it srartc-d 160 and advanced to die NCAA aiund of 16 in Honolulu, Hawaii. " It (eels good to be able to quality ' for the NCAA tourn.imetu lor a litili conscxutive ye-ar, " said Feller, who has led the Bears to the postsea.son play from 2002-06. " It is a cTedit to our players tliat we haw Ix-en able to build our program to a level where can consistently c|ualify ' for postseason. This year ' s team realized it svas in reach and they made sure they stayed on top ot dieir goals and got it done. Making die NCAAs five years in a row puts Cal volk-yball in an elite group. 1 diink die team feels a sense of .accomplishment. " Although the Bears fought mightily, they fell to No. 2 Stanford in the round of 16 on December 8. Still, it was a strong conclusion to an outstanding season and, tor the three seniors, outst;inding college Gircvrs. " We have two gems in Samanriia and Jillian, " said Feller. " They are oKiously crucial players for us as the setter ICarterj controls die offense, and the libero [Davis] controls the defense. So, it makes sense that diey are our team captains. They set the tone l- x:ause, besides being ralented, they are both extremely hard workers. " Indeed, Carter goes out as Cal ' s all-rime assist leader with 5,738 assists, making her only the fifth Pac-10 player to ewr reach 5,000 career assists. Likewise, co-captain Daxis is Cal ' s all-time digs leader vvith 1 ,801 career digs. Upperclassmen and underclassmen alike earned accolades. Tile Bears had fi ' e players earn 2006 Pac- 10 honors, including junior outside hitter Pressey, who became the first player in school history to STORY BY CAITLIN GrEEN be selected for the All-Pac-10 team thrcr straight years. " Impressive " Pressey, die Bears ' mi st highlv decorated player, led Cal widi 487 kills (4.39 kilU per game), was tournament MVP of the Cal Molten Classic and the Golden Bear Invitational, and »-a the August 28 Pac-10 Playvr of die Week. Pre-s e h.is recorded 1,262 career kills, third-most amont curre-nt Pac-10 players, and is die 1 1th pbyvr in t jl history to re-cord o -er 1 ,000 kills. She has also been named 2006 Second Team All-Amencan, 2(XV ' AVCA All-Pacitic Region Team and 2006 ASICS Volleyball Second Team All-Ainerican, as well a. ' selected to USA Volleyball ' s Narional A2 Team. And the list ot honors goes on: Teammate D.nns, Orchard, and Beck alst) earned P.ic 10 honorable mention, and Hana Cutura «-a selcvted to die Pac-10 All-Freshman a-am. Junioi middle hitler Orchard led the Bears in aital blocks: sophomore outside hitter Beck was second on the team for blcxks and third for kills: and tivshman scindout Cutura was second on die team tor kills. Tlie Oil women lixik forward to only mon impriivement. While the Bears wvre- able to Ix-ai a ranked opponent only once during the re-gulai season, they defeated two ranked teams (then-Ni 16 LSU and the then-No. 14 Mustangs) two nighe in a row to advance to the round of 1 6 matchup wid Stanford. " We beat a sectmd-place team in anothci conference and that really Kxtsted i ur confidente. s ' " We ' re ' a Ix ' tter te;im now. " 1 " mo B G 2007 I Page 102 (Lirtic) In only her second collegiate match, freshman Cat Dailey leads Cal with an impressiw 19 kills against Ahwjna State un September 29. Ct ming oii a broken little finger, Dailev responded widi not only a team-hish 19 kills, but also 1 7 digs, a ser ice ace and four total bk)cks. (Below) 6-3 sophomore outside hitter Morgan Beck waits for Ariiona State to make the next mo -c on September 29. Beck was a member oi the 2005 Pac-10 All Freshman Team and continued to deliver as a sophomore - earning all-tournament honors at the Gtilden Bear Inutational with 27 kills and a team-high 1 2 total blocks. Consistently a top performer. Beck made nine kills and six block assists airainst An:ona State. (Left) The Calitomi.i women ' s volleyball team greets tans after the September 29 matchup with An:ona State. The stands were abu:: atter the team ' s VI victory ' in Haas Pa -ilion. (Far left) Junior standout Angle " Impressive " Pres c ' M ars dunng Cal ' s tilt witli An:ona State. On top ot helping the Bears ad -ance to the NCA.A round of 16 in Austin. Texas. Presse - added to her lengthy list of accomplishments this season, mcludiny a third str.iit;ht selection tor the All-Pac-10 Im.ikinj; her the tirM in schtx.)! hi»u rv). PHOTOS n Eric Leung . •r r.iKc 103 I Athletics (Right) Senior miJtielder Nick Hankc make concici with UCLA at the Pac-10 opener on September 22. With ovemnu- loomin};, teammate Andrew Jacobson hciiJcJ m Hatike " ' - comer kick to gtve Cal a 2-1 IcaJ in the 85th minute. )a ier A -ala-Hil scored fix-e minutes later to give the Bears a i-l ictor -. " The gu ' s did a good job o( btmncing hack after giving up the t ing goal and finding a way to win the match, " said head coach Kevin Grimes. (BeUn ' left) Junior Luke Sassano steals the ball from UCLA on September 22. After kicking oft ' the season with a 5-1 victors. the Bears went on tL» the third round of tlu- NCAA CToIIcix Cup m Noxicmber. (BeloM- nght) Sophomore jac».)b Wilson helps defeat UCLA VI on September 22. With goals hy Enc Ebert. Andrew Jacobson and Javier A -ala-Hil, Cal established itself as a contender in the Pac-lO conference. " UCLA is an outstanding team, " said head CL ach Kevin Gnmes. " With the Pac-10 schedule starting, WT understand that ev ' er ' game from here on i»ut is going to Lx- a hanJ-tiHjght battle, and that ' s what today was. " Amdrfw Mansfield %DtC« MANtlltLD AM ' Klik M .N iii til B G 2007 I Pasc 104 PLAYING THE FIELD Berkeley ' s soccer stars know how it ' s done STORY BY Sophia Noor Our Jasliint; men ' s soccer ream had a great season this year. Despite the disappointing loss in the round ot 16, the 1 3th-seeded Bears (1 3- 6-1, 7-5-0 Pac-10) accomplished a lot this season. especially in conference play. " Overall, it was a fantastic season tor the players and the program, " said head coach and Pac-10 Coach of the Year recipient Ke in Grimes. " The sign of a good team is to be playing good soccer hy the end o( the season, and definitely the team was on all cylinders hy the end and in the playotis. That was the position to he in; you don ' t want to go into playotis without putting your best foot forward. " Forward and junior Javier .Ayala-Hil, who only recorded three points last season for the Bears, embodied this type of prt)gress. By die end of the regular season, he had come out as the team ' s top striker, finishing second in the Pac-10 in five categories, including points (22), goals (10) and game-winning goals (four). He also notched two iTiore goals in the second round ot the NCAA tournament against New Mexico. . yala-Hil, in addition to senior midfielder Nick Hatike and junior midfielder Andrew Jacobson, was central to the team ' s October 29 ictor ' in the Pac-10 conference. The Bears clinched their first Pac-10 title with a 4-1 ictor - over four-year defending champion UCLA. It had been a decade since the team ' s last conference championship, when it won the 1996 Moimtain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) title. " They did great, " said Hatike, who is also cocaptain. " I think w-e did better than people expected. I ' d say the team was pretty confident. They felt they had the abilm- to do it, and I don ' t think people outside the team expected it to happen. " Having overcome several key injuries, Cal ' s achievements are all the more commendable. The team is fijn to watch and e en more fiin to cheer tor. The Oaober 20 home game against Stanford was a season highlight, with spirited fans on both sides of the field. Securing a 2-0 viaory, the Berkeley boys made us proud. They were fast, they were strong, they were relentless. And ladies, I don ' t nc»ed to convince you that soccer players look good in their shorts. If that doesn ' t get you to the games, 1 don ' t know what will. Men ' s soccer is sure to continue its successes in 2007-2008, with five talented newcomers (signed in February 2007) making their debut. Come prepared with face paint and pompoms because this team lo ' cs its fans. EricTil- Page 105 I Athletics UbaLi tini%hcJ the game with 1 7 points, seven assists anJ no turnovers. As Uhalcj w irkeJ to retrain his sircnji from a stomach virus (he neeJevl an IV Jurint; the L ' SC game on Januar - 27). the Bears tned to recover from mistakes carlv m the mc. " I thought Stanford ' s first four minutes were a jfTcat first fi ur mmutes. ' saiJ head ciwch Ben Braun, " Wc dug a really big hole for iHjrseUrs early in the game. " (Above) Freshman point guard Jerome Randic take charge against Orrgt n on February 1 7. Randle made an off-balance jumper uith 9 seconds remaining m tlie wrcond quarter, giving Cal a 35-27 nctory .u the half. Led by freshman Ryan Anderson |18 points), the Bears ended a Mx-gamc losing streak b - beating Oregon 6 61 . " This was a huge win for i ur team tonight. " said Andcrstm. ' Wc need to start getting wins and get on a winning streak. We ' xr been playing a lot of ranked teams, and it feels good finally knocking oft J ranked team. ' sfoyin ' ALIVE Bears survive tough season, defeat Stanford STORY BY AmANPREET MUHAK With the youriKest team to step foot on the court, it only leaves room I. improvement and domination in the near future. Bears walk all o ' er Utah Sci ' m the season opener. 6-t ' i)ot-10 freshman Ryan Anderson led the Bears with points and 8 rebounds. Ayinde Ubaka was not far behind with 1 8 points. Cal sent the Wolverines home whimpering after a 6(M7 viaory. Coming home after losing in San Diego, die Bears gave Cal fans a terrific show. Ryan Anderst)n led the Bears in a 75-48 victory over Santa Clara University on Nos ' cmber 21 , 200( with 25 points and 9 rebounds. With a 3-1 record, the hears go on to win The Great Alaska ShootouL Call tornia outlasted Marshall in a 72-70 win. The game featured 1 3 ties and 2S lead changes. The Bears continued on to the semifinals against Hawaii. They ne er ceased to e. cite tlie crowd with fast breaks and flashy drives, and our 6-(bot-10 freshman continued to shine. Omar Wilkes led the Bears with 18 points against Loyola Marvmount for the Carr Safeway Great Alaska Shi otout champitmship on November 26. The play of the game was no doubt DeVon Hardin ' s dunk. Coming oft strong after the championship, Cal mauled Kansas State lor the first time in six meetings. Some Wildcats couldn ' t handle the pressure. Lui CaiIoii, Wildcat fonvard, was thrown out for tlirov ing a punch at our very own T.iylor Harrison. Our players were not happy. Instead of throwing punches, C.it hit them where it would really hurt, the score board. Cal led the victory witli . 78-48 score. In the running tor the Pete Newell Challenge, Cal was dropped ott after a deteat over Nex ' ada. Berkeley hopped right back with an i pener win for the Golden Bear Classu l.:,il defeated Chicago state with a 75-71 win; the Haas Pavilion was the louden yet. Omar Wilkes and Ayinde Ubaka both held 10 points, while Theo Robertson and DeVon Hardin finished oft with 12. Out of the 12 points, Hardin dunked nvo. The Bears went on to be dropped out of the Classic against San Diegi . On l -cember 20, Cal dominated Furman with an 84-50 win. Anderson scored 2 3 points and had 7 rebounds. Ayinde Ubaka had a career high 1 1 assists and no turnovers, giving him 42 assists in the last six games. Center Hardin limpi l off with a sprained ankle after the first half, not to return. He had 8 points, ( ' rebounds and 2 steals in 1 5 minutes. The Golden Bears started the New Year oft with a bang. On January 3, Berke- ley broke the 14-year losing streak on Stanford ' s home court alter a 67-63 viaory. Cal struggled with the next few games only to shiK ' k UCLA in an overtime vie- tor ' . After losing twice to die Bniins, the team pulled together on March 3, 2007: Ubaka scored 27 points and Anderson had a total of 1 8. Tlie fans were out ol their chairs for the entire game, even for owrtime. The Bears blew-out the Bruin in overtime, outscoring UCLA I 5-8. California did not make it to the PAC-10 finals with a 15-16 overall record. Nothing can be said about next season. With senior Most Valuable Player Ay- inde Ubaka and junior Omar Wilkes leaving, the pl.iyers are going to have biL ' shiK-s to fill. Only star acnon can Ix- expecteil Irom the NBA eligible DeVVr Hardin, freshman Ryan Anderson, sophomore Theo Ri)bertst n, and Most In proM-d Player Eric Vierneisel. Pon ' t tiirget to buy your 2008 season ticketsi : R lG 2007 I Page 106 women ' s basketbal l GIRLS TAKE ALL Rookies help team moke comeback AtiiT last year ' s 18-win season anJ a No. 10 spot in the NCAA Tournament, Cal ' s first winning record and postseason appearance since 1992-1995, the women ' s basketball team hoped to ride their rising success into the 2006-2007 season. The Pac-10 preseason coaches ' poll even voted Cal to tie tor fourth place in the Pac-10 conference this season. This is the highest mark that Cal has received from the poll, which in the past has ranked the team no higher than eighth place. However, injuries early on threatened the women ' s chance tor a winning season. Sophomore guard Alexis Gray-Lawson injured her right knee to an ACL and a meniscus tear in the second half of the Kansas game on December 10. 2006. During her rookie year, Gray-biwson was named 2005-2006 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and was considered a finalist tor a spot on the 2006 USA Under-20 National team. Howe -er, her injury caused her to miss the remainder ot the season. In addition, sophomore forward center De ' anei Hampton was still recovering from arthroscopic surgery on her right knee in August 2006. Named to the 2006 USA Under-20 Women ' s National team and as a first-team All- Pac-10 choice as a freshman, Hampton was the most likely to lead Cal into winning seasons and NCAA appc-arances. Despite these setbacks, Cal went on to complete the Pac-10 season in third place, the highest finish to date. " We had high expectations to start, " said freshman guard Liuren Greif. " Tlien Alexis goes down and e ' er ' one wntes us off, but we regr )uped and we made a great run. " Cal ' s success in the six ' ond-hall of the season is due to freshman guard Natasha Vital who stepped up her game by taking the offense. For its second year in a row, Cal had an all-freshman backcourt. Comin g back to the Pac-10 Tournament, Hampton and sophomore forward center Ashley Walker dommatev.1 the court, c-aming honors (or their cnergenc eftorts. " They ' ve grown as a tandem and they earned us a lot, " said hc-ad coach STORY in Frances E. Chang Joanne Boyle. " They were able to formulate a chemistry and unselfishness amongst each other, and they found their niche with their ability to take over games and share the ball. " Hampton was named Player of the Week twice on January 1 5 and February 26, while Walker earned three on November 20, December 1 1 and January 22. Similar to Hampton last season. Walker was one ot the top rookies in the Pac-10 and was named member of the Pac-10 All-Freshman team and finalist for a spot on the 2006 USA Under-20 Nanonal team. Tliis season, she was named Practice Player of the Year, Best Free Throw Shooter, Best Rebounder and won an award for Academic Achiexement. Hampton was also named the Pac-1 Player of the Year and was the first Cal player since 1992-199? to earn a NCAA Division I honorable mentii n Kodak WBCA Ail-American. Furthermore, both Hampton and Walker were selected as Cal ' s Best Oftensive Players and were the first since 1 992-1 993 to earn All-American distinction by receiving honorable mention AssiKiated Press All-America honors. ■Additionally, they were named to the 10-member All-Pac-10 team, the second time in Cal ' s history to have two first-team All-Pac-10 honorees. Fellow teammates also recei ed awards. Vital was naiTied Most Improved and was picked to the five-player Pac-10 All-Freshman squad while Greif earned honorable mention Pac-10 All- Freshman recognition. Senior guard Kcanna Icn was chosen Best Defensive Player, and lorward Krisra Foster and Shanrrell Snecd recei i l the Alisa Lewis Heart and Hustle award. Even BoyU was chosen for the Pac-10 Coach ol the Year. Although player injuries seemed to wound hope for a winning season, women ' s basketball came back witli a snap. Winning honors and awards all across the K ard. Cal made a grc.u seasi n from what could h.ive K-en a flailing oni As Greif said, " It ' s hard coming oft a loss to s.i that it was a great season, but it really was. " B .G 2007 I Page 108 PHOTOS BY Eric Leung (Left) Freshman gunrd Natasha Vital pushts past USC on Fchruar ' 22. Vital tallied 15 ptiints and dished oH a career- high 10 assists to record her first double-double. " 1 was just kxildny for my teammates. My post players were always calling for the ball, so I was just lookinfi for them because I knew thc - were hot, " she said. " You know, Ashle ' jWalkerl had her caa-er high today and De 3nci IHamptonl had 25 so I just have great teammates, and they were knocking down shots. " (Below) Sophomore forwani Ashley Walker makes another shot against USC on Februar ' 22. Posting a carccr-hirfi 32 points and 1 1 relx)unds. Walker ted Cal to an 86-79 twertime victor -. With 41 seconds to go, Walker tied the game at 70-70 with a layup. On the other end of the flotir, USC drew a foul and was successfiil on its twi free thnm- attempts. Walker was then fouled as she dro -e hard to the basket and sank both oi her free throws with fiw seconds to play to send the game into o -ertime tied at 72-72. " In overtime, ewrybtKly ' s inicn5it ' le el picks up, and it is just who wants it more, who is going for it, " said Walker. " I think that ' s what we did. We decided to get ewry rebound, e " eiy t ftensive rcK und and to not turn the ball over. Wc all kx ked in each others e x-s and knew we were ready for this. " (Bottom) Frcshman guard Lauren Grcif works die coun on February- 22, helping beat USC in overtime, 86-79. Grcif began her freshman season after leading the state of Oregtm in scoring in 2005-06; vocal on the court and with a strong understanding o( die game, Greif - along with her tellow freshmen - has exhibited potential to be a grcat leader for the Bears. Pane 109 I .Arhlcrics Fifth annual Bearathlon BEARS ON THE PROWL Triathlon gets athiletes up and running (and swimming and biking) STORY BY Sophia Noor Tni- cuys were there to check out the girls in ridiculously short shorts, anJ the ladies were there to catch a glimpse i t the gentieincn in span- Jex. Throw in some proud parents, some adoring significant iithers, and a vearKx k photographer, and that pretty- much sums up the spectators on Sunday, Fehmar ' 1 1 at the filth annual Bearathlon. Two Berkeley ' students, Justin Liue and Kelly Dunlc " a 7, tcKik 1 st place overall, K-iiting out runners from 1 2 other schools, including Stanford. Not that we really nct-ded an- other reason u say we ' re ten times the schcwl they are. " Last year was my first year doing a triathlon and my first year riding a bike since I was like 9. Ex en though I did pretty well, this year I actually Icel gixid aKuit racing and more preparevi, " said Dunlea ' ' , a senior Polincal Economy ot Industrial Societies major. " This was the first big race I ' ve won, and I won over S200 worth of stuff It ' s crary. " As tor the competitors, they had a ball. Bearathlon V, " the world ' s toui;hest sprint, " h.ul .ill irv usu.il luirk-i - including grueling cliinh up .lorthc M.lm.khU- ( m in Bcjnithli ' n ' . mi rc rtun it uHint: ihc Centennial Rd.. unprcxlictable weather and the Gil Tnathlon Team ' s hugr presence - yet it was unlike any tnathlon Cal has put on in the past. " The race had triple the numlxt ot participants than past vars with met 100 rac ers, " said senior rhetoric and English major Enn Reed. Just to K- clear, the Bearathlon consisted ot a SOO-meter swim, a 14.Vmile bike nde, and a 5kni run. The famous Ironman Tnathlon, l ' y companson, subjivts its pattici pants to a 2.4-mile swnm (that ' s a lot of laps, people), a demanding 1 1 2-mili bike nde, and a 26.2-mile tun. " The hardest pan of the race prolvibly was the all-nighter some of the xolunti-ers and I pulled to set up and then help organize the race, " said Ri-ed. " Sta ' ing au ' ake to din-ct racers after standing in the rain tor hours to hang I 20 road signs definitely put us to the rest. " Dunleax expressed difterent hardships. " T1ie race was long; for a spnni tnathlon. it ' s dehniiely the hardest one out there. " she said. " As we were going up Centennial IRd.j, ii sranisl dn::ling and tlie log descended. There uMs ni MMbilirv: 1 couldn ' t set- tKe turns in tin- ri».ul K-lnre I made them. It B G 2007 I Page 110 -TW PHOTOS BY Tiffany Hoang (Left) Cal Triathlon members kick off die fifth annua) Bcaradilon with a 7 a.m. swim ar the Spieker Aquatics Center. Bcarathlon ' participants swam 500 meters, hiked H.3 miles and ran 5 kilometers. (Below) Bearathlon V participants hailed from a dozen universities, including UCs. CSL ' s, community colleges and pri ' ate colleges such as Stanford and USC. Cal took first place, though, with seniors Justin Laue and Kelly Dunlea y as the e ' ent ' . i m-erall winners. « I- really tough to keep goiriK. she said. So why he in a triathlon anyu ' ay. ' Surely there are better, less exhausting ways to prove that you ' re awesome, like, for example, putting on a puppet show representing your high school years, or creating a dance to celebrate your uniqueness. (I can ' t take credit for that one; 1 have to give props to Greg Behrcndt, author of He ' s Just Not That Into You. Don ' t pretend you don ' t know what I ' m talking aKiut.) There arc plenty of reasons to be in a triathlon. First ot all, there ' s the obvious: you get into the best shape you ' ll e ' er be in. You can eat whatc ef you want, e ' en the Godiva chocolate cheesecake at The Cheesecake Factory, which is about 900 calories a slice. That ' s about as much as the entire contents of a tivgo Ixix from the Dining Commons. Being in a triathlon takes discipline and motixation, patience and tortitude, ' adda ' adda y,idda. People do tri.irjilons K-cause the - want to sec it they can. Isn ' t th.it what we all do. ' Try to push die envelope, attempt the impiissible, K- the best ersion of ourselves. ' For competitors, it ' s alxiut improvement and achie ' ement: " I think the race was gixxl for the team. Robyn. who tixik 2nd, is a brand new- freshman, so she ' s only going to get fester, " said Dunlea -y. " The guys took 1 St and 2nd, so it seems like we have a gtxxl team. I ' d like our team to Anally win nationals: we ' ve gotten 2nd place so many years in a rxiw. " Tlie Bearathlon also g;ivc the team a chance to get closer. " Our team is one of the largest in the nation and one of the largest club teams at Cal with memlx-rs that easily numlx-r over 1 SO, " said Reed. " Training, racing and siKialiiing together, whether it ' s at an ' epic ' nde, or out version ot ptvim. the a-am is like a gigantic, nutt ' , spandex lad family. " It just wouldn ' t be the same without the spandex, in my opinion. The workouts are tough and nuniK-r of running shix-s expended is intense, but c en as a spectator I can say with convicnon that completing a triathlon must K- very revs-arding. You can tell by the way e eryone ' s smiling as they cross the linish line (or is that a grimace. ' ) So let ' s give these people some R-E-S-P-E-CT. Pa, I I 1 Athlctu • (AKivt) RanncI Uu-anac and Ashilc KLiiunJluii spar dn ain t each i)chcr Junng the 39th L ' C Open tournament ht-lJ at Haas Pavilion in April 2006. UC Open is an annu.il competition held on the UC Berkeley- campus uith hunJrcvl-- of competitor from around the rution. (Rieht) The Spnng 2007 beRinncr ' s TackiA ' ondo class pose - K ' the R5F tor an cnJ-i. i hc-»cme»tcr picture with their instmcti Master Ahn (the only one mn in unitV rm). Taekwiindf i oHcm Ah a PE class for which students may cam 0.5 units. (Far nuhi) The Cal Taclcwondo Demonstration Team performs their basic techniques dunnc the Women ' s Ba kcthall Hi ' tncvomini; Rally in Haas Pavilion. The demo team pertnrms at vanous ev-ents Kith on and oH campus in an ctton to thowvase the spint i f Cal Taekwxmdo. PHOTOS BY RaNNEL LiWANAG n @ 0 ' $ B .G 2007 I Page 1 I 2 TAE KWON DO Unity and strength in UC Martial Arts Program STORY BY LORRAINH LlNU When it conies to exercising, I bc-come a laz ' and rcliicrant person. You haw to drag me to the i, ' -m. 1 consider myself neitlier atliletic nor competiti e, so 1 never signed up tor intramural sports. Luckily. I had a friend who persistently imited me to check out Taekwondo. After much prixlding. 1 finally enrolled in the PE course t;iuglit by Master Russell Ahn in the tiill semester of my junior year. Wliat started as a ery cautious toray into a brand ne ' subject became an integral part ot my undergraduate education. Taekwondo is a Korean martial art whose name translates into " the way of the hand and fcxit. " At I C Berkeley. Taekwondo is part of the L ' C Martial Arts Program (L ' CMAP). which was established by Dr. Knmg-Ho (Ken) Min m 1975. UCMAP is compnsed ot six martial art disciplines: Judo, Karate, Taekwondo, Taiji, Wushu, and Yongmudo. According to its mission statement, " It is tlie purpose of the Martial Arts Program to preserve the philosophy, techniques, and traditions of martial arts and to develop a scientific understanding of the physical and spiritual implications of human performance. ' Indeed, the program is a world-renouned Ic.ider in the de elopment and growth ot the martial arts, making itself a model tor other universities. The Taekwondo class immediately tit my personality ind goals. Master Ahn was a firm but affable teacher. The teaching assistants were Cal students of higher ranks, who were patient and supportive. The class ottered a curriculum and, most importantly, disciplined me - something a treadmill tiiiled to proxide. It taught me balance, endurance, and respect. 1 gained confidence and selt-awareness. The nighmiare ot me as a hamster mindlessly running on a treadmill feded away and in it place are all the fond memories that remind me why I love Taekwondo. First, my classmates representcil the disersiry ot the campus and community. They included a ten year-old girl from a nearby element;iry school and her six year-old brother; a first-year Poli Sci major; and an Engineering grad smdent just to name a few. 1 know that academically I would have never crossed paths with these ama:ing people. Howc-wr, die white unifomis that we wore snipped axvay our ditterences and superficial stawses that burdened us outside the dojo. Once on the m.it, your age diKfsn ' t matter; your nvijor is inconsequential; the hierarchy ot protessi r, graduate student and undergraduate student disappears. We transform into one team helping each other through the drills, exercises, and forms. The only individual marks are our Kiyaps, or yelling shouts. At the end ot class, we form a circle «itli the instmaors and kiyap tliree times at die top ot our lungs in a display of unir - and strength. I also lo ' e Taekwondo because I became a part of a community. Aside from Mastet Ahn and a tew other black belt faculty members who teach the PE courses, the club and program are run entirely by students and olunteers. Tlie black Ixrlt insmictors tor club clas.ses are all student volunteers. Tlie annual Taekwondo tournament is org;mi:ed ;md managed entirely by UCMAP memK rs and the snulent ' olunteers, who often compete in the matches and cikc on volunteer shifts. Gin you imagine how hectic that must he? When I sec my fellow Taekwondo buddies, we share mort than the usual " hello " ; we share the same anticipation to leam the brand new Hcxik kick, the same frtistration to master the tricky fifth step in the Palgwe Sam-Jang Fonii, and die same joy to step onto the mat. When 1 started the class, I had no idea diat I would get so tar. I gr.iduatc l as a green belt (that ' s three promotions from a beginner ' s white belt) and ha e made many friends. Fnim philosophy to physic-al fitness, from competition ui collaboration, Taekwondo has contributed immensely to my core undergraduate experience here at Cal. Page 1 n I Athletics PHOTOS BY Jennifer Sta. Ines (Right) Stniur C alcb Kirk makes a smtn« shiiwnng against ScanlonJ. In his lasr season with the Bears. Kirk made consistent prtigrcss, even scoring a 9.1 50 on still rings at the MPSF Championship in March 2007. (Below nght) Junior Colin Christ competes against Stanford on January 19. Christ scored 7.750 on high bars, and connnucxi to help can the team throughout the 2007 season. !n Apnl, Christ joined teammates Bunthuwong and McNeill at the NCAA Championships on parallel bars. He carrn All-Amenca honors for his third-place finish with a carccr-l score oi 9.475. Also competing on high bar. Christ tied u i second, talking a 9.375 in that event. (BeU w) Sophomore Kyson Bunthuwong helps Cal win its tun e x-nis of the Januat ' 19 season opener: floor exercise and parallel bars. His score of 9.250 on parallel bars was the best score of the night for Cal against Stanford. In Apnl 2007. Bunthuwong was one of three Oilifomia g ' mnasts to advance to the indi%idual evrni finals in the NCAA Championships. camini: .i new season Ix-st ot 9.450 nn p.ir.illcl b.irs B G 2007 I PaKc 114 BEARS POMMEL THE COMPETITION No. 7 Cal succeeds in individual events STORY BY Jennifer Sta. Ines With ,1 toiirth place pre-scason rankini;, the men ' s gym nasties team entered the season optimistic and eager to compete. Boasting tour nanonal championships (1968, 1875, 1997, 1998) and last season ' s national pommel horse champion, junior Tim McNeill, the Golden Bears were ready for action. The team continued uni.ler the direction ot head coach Barr ' Weiner and assistant coach Aaron Floyd. With the Bears since 1992, Weiner entered into his 16th season with seniors Caleb Kirk, Bromley Palamountain and Hiroki Yiikoyama; juniors Tyler Block, Zach Boone, Kyle Brady, Sean Bryan, Colin Christ, Mark Freeman, Kyle Litow, Tim McNeil l and Aaron Lee Moy; sophomores Kyson Bunchuwong and E an Roth; and freshmen Br an Del Castillo and Paniel Geri. Early in the season McNeill was named NCAA Division I Natiimal Gymnast ot the Week. The (.Aillege Gymnastics Association announced the honor after the team ' s competition versus the Cardinal in tlie Big Flip on February 16. " We ' re a talented team dri en by our junior class, " said Weiner. " Our nucleus is the junior class. " The 2007 Mountain Pacific Sports Fedenil Championship (MPSF) was held in the Haas Pavilion on March ?1. California placed tliird, as Oklahoma, Stanford, Nebraska and the Air Force placed in the other tour spots, respectively. The team ' s sictories were found at the top ot the parallel bar event with Tim McNeill holding the first place spot of all competing athletes; Colin Christ also placed third in the e ent. On still rings, McNeill and Tyler Block tied tor third place as Kyle Bnidy and Caleb Kirk both scored higher than a 9.0. The 2007 NCAA championships were hosted by Penn State on the weekend of April 12-14. With a history of 24 national individual champions, this year the Golden Bears celebrated two first place titles on the pommel horse and parallel bars, both earned by McNeill with scores of 9.650 and 9.725. Christ and Bunthuwong were also successfiil in earning national placements to end the year. Tying for second on the high bar, Christ boasted a thitd place ranking on the parallel bars, and Bunthuwong came in eighth on the still rings. Both Christ and BLinthuwong earned AU- .Americ.i honors tor their performances. As the year came to a close, California men ' s gymnastics ended on a high note with the announcement of the Academic All-Mi untain Pacific Sports Federation ' s scholar athletes. In order to be selected for conference academic honors, the athlete must possess a grade point average of a 3.0 or higher, and hold at least a sophomore standing. With nine team members selected tor academic honors, tlie Golden Bears laid claim to the highest number of selections within the conference, heating out Stanford ' s eight selected athletes. Those smdents honored for their academic success were senior Caleb Kirk (Integrative Biology); juniors Tyler BIcKk (Integrative Biology), Kyle Brady (Psychology), Sean Br an (Physics), Colin Christ (Undeclared), Mark Freeman (Sociology). Tim McNeill (Psychology) and Aaron Moy (Mass Communications); and sophomore Kyson Bunthuwong (Undeclared). " It exemplifies who we are, " said Weiner. " It shows that we excel in every way, in and out of the classroom. " Page I 1 5 I Athletics Men ' s and Women ' s CroSS CoUlltry Events and Results for 2006 Date E cnt Location ' onn.-n Men 09 o: Co I F in ir.irti •n,ti S.in Fr.ni».isco, I !.iltt. Nt 7 mJ 4 09 09 06 Ai. ' L:ic Open Insit.aioii.il n.iMs, C. l. i.t i: n,i K 0 ) v " 0( " t.mlt ir l In ir:ir!. n,il t.inl.irJ, C.ilil. ■1, i: 4-!! !■! 10 14 06 ChiU Pepper Invitatmn.il lM ere il!e. Ark. (nh 44 Nth 4; 10 :s 06 P ulO C ' li,impMn liips St.inl. rJ, (. ' .lilt. ' th 10 ■-.1, ■- 11 1 1 0( NCAA West ReKion QiialitMii- Pnnl.inJ. Ore, 11 19 06 West ReL-K.nnl L ' SATF t ' h.inipuinships ,in Hnineisco, C.ilii 1 1 20 06 NCAA Ch:iiiipii)nsliips Irrir llintr, 1 Q achcs t !■ ( o,Kh I ' , ' n . inJov.il I Sth scison ,i men .inj wonun ■ coach, 2Srh as wimicn ' s citach ■■iuntccr ANMst.mr Cam Ii tliris Cotlr. ' Mluiiti.vr .Assist. tnt ( ' . . u li M-l-s r.ricr Scan Care I ' lins Chave: Mi.hael Qv IVter IV-pnil.i l " r.(iKi G.uiayan Voset C liehrav KrK L M.irk M.itlis.ik le Mec;l..n iulv McCl.m M.tt Milki Mii.ih Parker nJres Pererclma like Schmidt ■-te e SikI.i 1 t ir Test.isil.issie P.niJ T,. BriJijei l iin MiMtii Circi:i:« ' t AKsi.i K»hnsi ' n Pippa MacJon.ilJ Eli:aK-th Ma vda Relxvca Palm M.Kkenzie Pieree tVlbriele K Ijsa Sanjiiv.i Rnwen.i Tai Relx .i V.ii BSiG 2007 I Paire I 16 (Far Ifh) junior David Torrencc atmpetes ,11 the Pac-10 Championships on Oaobcr 28, 2006. Tonvncc IcJ Cal with an Mih place showing, helping; the Gil men place eighth as a team. (Lett) Junior Rebecca Yau paces Cal at the StanforJ Invitational on September 30, 2006. Yau placed I 3th on the 6K anjrse in 21:12. helping the u-omen ' s squad take tiith altogether. (Below) St tphomore Mark Matusak makes a njn for it at die Pac-10 Championships at Stanford Golf 0»urse. Behind Torrencc. Matusak was the Cal ' s next fastest male runner, grabbing 23rd place in 24:19 on the 8K course. Page 117 1 Athletics Pan lunl lUsull Hau- Dppo- i 111 KfMlll 6 2b Ami-ncan X ' . 4-i (OT) 10, 19 L M1), ' Wl ll .l W, S-2 s 27 IM.ISV W M 10 :i I ' uU ' 1 , . 1 8, 2 M.inl ' Hi l 1. OS 10 :: K.Klt,.rJ w, u 9 1 i t ' lnni W. (-0 10 :.s l Kltlt. v. v: 9 W, -l CKtnn uni.shif» •• 4 W.iU- 1 .TCvt 1-. =■ 11 1 R.iJt,.rJ w, s, 9 9 Sranliird W. 4 1 11 4 St.mtiirJ W, VI 9 t Pacitic w. v: xcAA ; . .. ' 24 Sr.intorJ w, v: 11 7 Hill.. W, IV BVm 3 i n) Mi.imi W. 4- (OT) 1 1 7 Olii.. W 1 . i: 1 1 ■..nil I. 1-S XCAA fu ' lnTUll :.; : 1, .;..m11l- W. vi 1 1 1 1 Olii. 1 - t 1,1- ' 10 P.IM.N,.I1 W. (-1 . t - ,A ( iuimpionship 10 1 Appal,,, uliian St. W ' ' ' ' ! 7 Nc AA i ii.imp Ci aLho Name Vr Prc ii)ii Sclmol 1 lea J C.vkIi Slu-llu- C ' )nsti-.Kl i:th Cal ' .S ■ ssistant Ciiacli Kcllv kn.ipp Ut t:al ' OS ..ii IVrcr MiIL.vkI, Mh L ' . ,.t British Culumbi-i ' " l Name Ht. Vr Honictimn 1 s|,k- (.I..SV S i -. 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VI i: 1 l. -t.it. w , ; 1 M V An:,.n.i W VI i: : I J r.A w ; 1 10 ( ' St.inliTj 1 . - i: - -,M. ■ ; 1 . . ' 5 r.i«c 119 1 Athletics Roster lor 2006 Season IVSean Jackson, Worrell Williams, Bernard Hicks, Marcus O ' Kcirh, BranJun Hampton, Ste t Le - , Thomas DeCoud, Pavid Gray, Noah Smitii, Syd ' Quan Thompson, Gary Doxy, Cameron Morrah, Lavelle Hawkins, Robert Peclc, Mickey Pimentel, Kyle Reed, Nate Longshore, Desmond l ishop. Marshawn Lynch, Robert Jordan, Andrew Larson, Oaymeion Hughes, Ke in Riley, Nick L emopoulos, Cory ■ mits, Anthony Felder, Tom Schneider. Justin Moye, Bryan ' an Meter, Rimdy Bundy. Taylor Tedtord, Jt c Aytxih, Michael Mohamed, Eric Morrah, Jeremy Ross, Jesse Brixiks, Kistin Forsett, James Montgomery, Tim Mixon, Tracy locum. Will Ta ' ufo ' ou, Brandon Jones, Brett Johnson, Ibrian Hagan, Charles Amadi, Kenny Frank, Marcus t:eff, JiK- Rohles, R.J. Garrett, Brian Holley. Matt Russi, lordan Kav. Bnan Schiitte, Taylor Kun:i. Bvrim Storer, Scott Wingcrt, Shea MclntyTe, Abu Ma ' atala, Chris Pure, Fahim Abd Allah, Julian Arthur, Cixiper Miller, Kyle Kirst, Ga in Beeman, Greg Yamami to, Ke nn Bemoll, Alex Mack, Brandon Mebane, Scott Smith, Mike Gibson, Nu ' u Tafisi, Chris Guamero, Stcx-e Kelly, Noris Malcle, Grtrg Van Hix;sen, Zack Follett, Dan Lope:, Keith Browner, Chet Teofilo, Brian De La Puente, Tyler Krieg. Bryan Deemer. Nick Sundberg, Matthew Malele, Mark Boskouch, .Andrew Cameron, Richard Fisher, Erik Rolvnson, Derrick Hill, Mart Liird, Michael Constan:o, Mark Gr.iy. Jusnn Prueitt, Mike Tepper, Daniel Lilton, Cameron Toler, Craig Sre ' ens, Eni Beegun, Drew Glover, LiRe ' lle Cunningham, Sam DeSa, Alex Stroud, Eddie Young, Sean Young, Garry Grafton, Tyson Alualu, Cody Jones, Tad Smith, John Allen, Rulon Davis, Jonathan KaraceKoff. Mika Kane, Philip Mbakogu Events and Results for 2006 Date t ppuncnl I iatioii RcMlll Pato OppiMllIlt I-» ialii n Result O ' ) i ' : oo Ki •..,.: , 1 I 1 1 :i : W ,.:, i.r : inrU-U-N. I. - w , ' -] :a »,-C .Minnesi ' i ( lHrkele , C A vi ' , 4m: 1 1 kM Co I I. LA IVrkelrt. CA vt ' . i ' v:4 09 16 06 Ponl.inJ M.iii- IvrkeleN. l A w. 4:i( II II Oo An:..n, Tucson. AZ L :4-:o 09 21 06 An:, .n.i St.ite BcrkeU- .C A x ' . 4 ' » :i 11 1 s Oo rst 1 ..s AllLvll-v, I A L. 2 V9 09 -iO C 1 Vci;. •!! ' •ijti- I .n.ili-, OK W. 411 " ' i: : i - " t.iiir ' ' i 1 , rk.kA, I w : -i: 10 07 06 llregun Berkek-%,1. A W. 4v:4 i: :s o Texas A6iM S.in Piegii, I. A W. 4V10 10 14 i " 6 VC ' .i ' .liiiii. ' t. 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' Mr A-uilcr Nicole Jarbo K.uluTinc n.iiv- ssica Ma:ur.i .itrtin l.inncL ' .iii Alivia Ma:iira K.uic R.iTK.in Brian na B.ik k.ituO.iU-- kniiy Wcnjcll I oumifs Ht ' t ik r Kri .tinc Rcija K.iiK- Minin, : No. I ' ON. Nwii 16 C,K Anna Kc 1 7 M I .ir.ilinr 1 i i l M NaJia Al-Limi : ' l Mlv Mcii.iJu.i 20 1- Valeric Barnes :i P l:miK ..rJ :: 1- Stephanie Wieiier M 1 .iiitir (.iartrell :■» 1- Lisa Kevorkian ■7 1 T»trre I V-i.i 1 nu :s n Nkeclii Kami ' i 1 Iiilia ScIiiuil;_ V 1 Bri Wiles Opponent Event Resllt H. .1.-111 llUl[.1110ll.il li.Jnn,, W ' lsv,.r,-in W 1. .il Iinil.ili,.n.i: K . ; . ■ . ■ v 1 li - • M( h.ill I . ■ if F.iac lIukTi-lll l hio Stall- iiiMl.iti..n.ii M,i,,ViV .1. Kii.iii.li -,M., ■ B ' i-f Sr.iti ' w -in Itan.i... w -■ ' ' ' ' ■ 1, 1 1 i:on - - , ,. , 1 ! • ' . ' . A • X .iiiiini. ' ti ' n ' ■ I OrcL-.n 1. iVI. lT ,,.,,. . -.:. w : ' , .. . , w :. 1. -•■ -Mil ■ 1- Ni. A - ' li.Tui.i Mjtr ».- fnJ KimnJ) 1 - Paae I M I A. hi Events for 2006-07 Season IXiic E Liu Result . . . 1, .: Falam Invitational mJ . 9,25-09,26,06 Husky Invitahon.il 4l!l 10 09.10 kV06 Alistcr MacKi-nric lnvitanon.il Ui 10, 16-10,17 06 The Prcsni f lltli 1 1 06-1 1, ' 07, ' 06 CordcA ' alk- e:la»K 14tl. 01 29-01 50 07 PlNti .Arizona lntfrcollLs;iatc lUli 02 21-02 23 07 lohn Hums IntcrvolUui.iti- llrh tK- O3 05-O3 0i : I --I (.- ' ollcuiati- 7rt 03 19-03 20 07 Wi tcrn lntcrcollci;iatt JnJ 03 26-03 27 07 Puck linit.inoiul 1, .: 04 1 3- M I 5 07 .• Sl TliniKkTbir.i liu ir.itii .|, 1 1.. ' 04,23-04 2 S 07 P. Ac -10 C ' h.inipionship 9ll, 05 17-05, 19 07 Nt .AA Wc ii-m Rctfionals 1 Ml, Name Year Hi meto vn BranJon Bctk li dak Park. C alil Evan Dcnan !■ Manhattan Beach, Calit Ciforyc GanJranarj -. Jakana, InJoneM i L ' Kns Jensen Los .Altos. Cilil Micliacl len-iii Los .Altos, Call! Aiulrcv MinJirt;asov 1 r Paeitic drove, t ilit. Hrick Thorson N. Westlake ' illai.v, Calit ' . Mkhacl X ' ll on ■ r PaeitK Cirove, Cdil. IreJJv V; ' olte Palm Spnni;s, Calit Kent Yaniaiu Sin lose. Calit lohn Venn } ' Bre.i. C.illt i- Coaches Title Year M „ . .- ,„ ' ■ ' ■ " " W ' .iltef t hun - isrant Coaeh 3rvl C iirt 1 ' .iM.l AvliniMi tranxe A i t.mt )tl. BSiG 2007 I Pau-e ; .-t Events for 2006-07 Season Date E cnt RcMllt 00 11-0 i: On R.ini In ' iranonal nrli tic , , :;.0 ) 24 0(1 NC.-VA Fall Ro ifw 17tli 10 09-10 11 06 EJean Ihlank-lJ! linitatum.il 12th 10 20-10 :: 06 StantorJ Pepsi lmt.Tcolk-i;iatc 12th O: 12-02 14 07 Ncirrlirop Gniniann Rc ' _ ' ii nal 1. hallcniic 14tl, 02 2(M 2 2 7 07 Wildcat Inviratu.n.il 1 " li 0 OS-O On 07 Spanan Invitanonal 2nJ ric 0 V-04 01 07 riNt ' . ASr ln irarionil I Stli fk ' 04 OUM 04 07 PlXK- C ' la k :uh 04 2UM 2v07 Pai-lO t, " hanipionships Stii 0=; 10-OS 12 07 N(.:AA Rctnimal 1 J-l , OS 24-OS 27 07 i 1 ' h.iinpu n li!i l! Pn Name Year Hometown tiui CJhuiii; |r Auckland. New Zealand Christina Fnck Fr Jonkoplng. Sweden Allisi-n t uuKlni.in s,, San Diego. Calif " 1 Il.l I.UKT l-r Bogota. Colombi.i iXmiclio N.ish r Roseville. Cain Ruscannc Nivcn It I ' cnii. Scotland Mika T.ikavam.i - ' Alameda. Calil. Shannon ' . , iiii! - P.ilos efdes 1-stales. ( .ihl Coaches Title Vcar Mc c I V iuuint- llc.ldl. ...kIi IM, Anne W ' alU-r s|• t,mt CaJi i!i P.»Kc I 2i I .■ lhlctics n Name Year Events " x.itluin AJri.in 1 I I 1 11 ■ I I I 1 M ■ 1. 1 ! ' . i " fvi HjriKM Fr i ,,: l: . KK Mitthcw Bcnmt Ir U.uk iMcl t Kenny Bimcr It [t mr Itl-c A.irnn C.isf It hvc- Ivuk IM 1 ' miniL C ' .ulics li I-l Willi. ini l. ' ..pi-l.inJ Ir Sprint I rcf Mcx CushmL- 1 I prinr Irec insliDanicK It Irix i rie Dunip.Ki- Ir ircc H.Kk M.ir k Eckcrt Jr B.uk IM Rv.m EniaiukI Si ' Iv.A Jcrni ' j CiiiJti Ir Frc ' Fly. Back Rr.H.ks H.ilUr f. |;u.i r lininn HcnM-n 1. l„v r,,nl Hi.n,,ruK: i It ,,t IM Ki.li.il.l lluiir, 1 h I ' m. i.r Mali.icl J.it.in 1. 1 u. Ciraham U-ni: -■ Breast IM l.m 1 .nr: -. IM Name Year Events |-u,ui|..,-,,uj„ -, 1 ■■ - ■ ■ ■ n..,ninik M.Klilr Ir M n.-r Irce 1 r. ' Nis iii 1. Brcastroki Patrick eVNVil Sr Fly IM [ " anicl Owens Fr Free jiistin PollarJ Ir Frec FK n.i.h K,.tl.|.r..j Ir Ircc B.ia PaviJ Rii scll So B.kI Matt Scanlan So IK Back, Free B.J. Scotuian Fr Free IM Sci itt Si irL ' i- Fr Free |,.|lls ' ,l ,. Ir IVi.k IM Itee (.Kirrc-tt ViauMicr 1, 1-.. l. ' c X ' liitrinu ' t,.n Ir luc l..rJ William- I r hri IK P. mm 1 1.irpcr i r PiMl,- -111, ilcKu - Pnin..: laMir Ri a- Ir PlMIlL ' ! Mirk V- h p.. ., _. BSiG 2007 I PnBc 126 Name Year Events l.iuircn Andrews Sr Free Back Annie IviImi.: Sr Breast Flv Lauren B«i lc It Lree Jessica Cotton jr Free lm Alexandra Elli Lr IVea-t Courtney Eroneiiio Lr IM LIv Jessica HariK S ' Brea t IM Rlake llavter It Lree Natalie LaRochelle So IM Aniani-la Larson Lr Lree Erin Reillv r Lree l-ly Ivachel Riili;e ,i lr 1 ree Lis Lauren Ro .lt;er S, 1 B.kL Name Year E ' ents EiuiK SiKer jr IVee IM Naelia StauLit: Sr Back Fly Kelly Straver lr Free Fly Leann Toome lr LK Slierry Tsai Sr Back Free IM LtiuIv ' erdni Rs LvkI IM l uia Vollnier S, , lree IK lenna Wesle Lr Lree Heather White lr Back IM Te sa Berman It ni ini: Knsten [ ' ' uftel Lr [ ' ' ivini; Stephanie Whalen lr Pivini; Samanrha Vnin ' j lr 1 " ' iv in ' . ' Coaches Title Year Ten McKee er Women ' s Head t oach ' tli Nort Thornton Men ' s Head Coach rd Mike Bottimi Men ' s Co-1 lead L. ' oach U h Tom [laNidson Pi ini: Coach Kt r.n;c i:? I Athlctu-s Men ' s Tennis Events and Results for 2007 Pat. h i.ni Op(ii iKnl Licatioii RlsuIi -; j; ,;; 1 (■ n.ul lVrUlc . r.ihl W 1 ' . ri :: . " : ; - - nut M IP, ' - IVrkL-k- . O.iht. W. i 1 01 V v " : ■, - 1 ; , 1 , 1 t 1 1 T , 1 IVrkiliA. O.ilil. W. 1 -1 02 02, o: .,t 1 u. l-.i .-Vinju-lc . I. ' .lilt 1, 7 02, 03 07 .It LSI Lis Anyclcs, Calit. L. :-c . : 10 07 ,lt TCX.1!. Tulsa, Okla. L 4-; ■: 11 07 .ir Tuls i Tulsa. Okl.L L. 2 : 17 . ' 7 -. rC Santa Barhara lxTkck- . C ' .illl W. 7-0 -• r 07 , AriZMna BcrktlCT, Calif. W, 6-1 : 24 07 vs. .An:una Stati- Bcrk.lcv. C:al.l. W. = -c- i 1 ■ 07 s, StantiirJ IV-rkc-K-v. (. ' .lilt. W. 7v i 17 ' 7 .It Ml IVl-Mc K-.Kh.i ' alu w, 4 : ; 1- " 7 ,,i 1 -1 IVbMi- Bcacli. tlalit. W. 5-2 ; 24 07 .It IVpivrJinc Honolulu. Ill I. 41 i ;s 07 .It S.Ml Pr-U ' ii St.lli Honolulu. HI 1 . 4 . :- " 7 .It ll.iw.ii ' i 11. .11. .lulu. 11! w 4 : ( V 07 .It ,An: in:i St:iti- Tempt, .An:. 1.4; ■ M 07 .It . :ona TL-m[x . .Ari:. w . 4 ; 4 0 07 .It W.lsllllILt ' I -c.lttk-. W.l-h w . 4 - 4 07 07 It 1 ' r --. .11 1 ii ' ji ' iu-. i Vi- W f 1 04 1 5 07 vs. LSC BlTkcU- . I ' .llll. I-. 1-1 Name Heiyhr Year Exp. Tyler Browne S-IO r A Vacla ' Rurijer ( •T Ir : AnJy Clnint.i (v: 1-r lis (.K ' ott C. " hi:e er (vl t 1 w Hciin Hca e s.ii V, , 1 ieolai HiirL. ' .in (vi , 1 Pierre Momllon (-0 Ir : Ken Nakali.ir.i -7 .! ' ■ : Jolm Petnt (v Sr I .iniel SeK ' seen (v2 Sj- ' A 1 K.iliini Stew.in 0.!! Ir HS C .irsteii Thi ' rstensi.11 ( 4 , , 1 - -. Events and Results for 2007 (Continued) 1 ,K 1 I 111 C ' pp.MK lU Resuh .4 14 07 i- 1 UA 1. :. ' 04 21 07 .It St.inlorvl W. i 1 ,M . -M 07 r.k ' IO ili.inipionsliips •Ml l l ; Okl.,li.,Mi.u l ,A.A Rf,;i..n,.Ui 1. 4 1 ■■ OS 2 W5 24 07 Ni ' ., ' A (. ' h.impionships All IVn B .G 2007 I PaKc 128 Women ' s Tennis Name Height Year Exp. Susie Rabos - 1 Ir 2 ' Buian.i Biilni K 5- Sii : ' Zsi.i:sanna Fudur 1-1 Sr n ' Nina Henkel 5-11 Fr MS Cllaire llcinkas 5-8 s, , i - Steplianie Kll■ ancl 5-6 Ir : Pan in Mm ire 5-0 So i Marum Ravelojaona 54 Ir IV I ' nsrina Visico 5-4 Ir i Events and Results for 2007 (Continued) Date h ent Opponent Result 04 1 ; ' 7 N- rsc 1.4; 04 14 07 v [ A L4-1 04 :i 07 -. St.intorJ 1.4; ' OS i: 07 N. Sc L)iiisi,in.) iNC A-A Rci utnaU) W. 4V 0 1 07 v-. Ariiona Srare (NCA.A Ri-i, ' ii n,ils) u ' , 4-: _0S IS 07 s, C ' k-mson (NCA.A RoiinJ ot 1 C) VO. 40 .OS :o 07 -. rioi)r ;i.i (NCA.A Qu.irtcrtin ils) W. 4 1 .OS :i : I i,. TL.M.1 Ti li (N A, Srinitiii.iM 1,4; Events and Results for 2007 Date E ent tlpponent Lxieatinn ReMilt 01 :o 0 ' A. SiiLTLiniento State Berkeley. CA W . 70 01 27 0 ' at San Diego San Diego, C.A W. 7 01 0 ' nt Snn Diego Stare San Diego, lA W. 7. o: M 1 I A N.ltlOll.ll TcMIU InJiHTs M.iJiMin. Wl W 4 - 1. - 1. ■- i. -. tinliirJ ' ITA National M.kliM.n, Wl 1. t-1 o: 0 ' . I ir. ' iin 1 ■ ' ITA X.iiion.il Nf.iJiMin, Wl 1. 4 ' o: i( X. 1 n.A IVrkelcs, OA W , 7 o: 17 . 1 M Berkeley, 1.:A w . s.: o: :i .It Anron.i Tuesitn, A . W. (-1 O: 24 ,it Anron.i t.iti- Teiiipe, .A W . 4 i o; o; .If r int. .: 1 i.mlorJ. t ,A 1. f 1 Oi 04 0 ' s. rep(XTi.iinc IVrkele , y .A W . (■ 1 Oi 0 » 0 ' ' s. C regon Berkeley. CA W. 7 0 11 0- w, I t» itl.i M.ir nionnr Berkeley, C ' .A W. tv| ; 1 : .. - 1 , , . B. .L Ka. X w ■ : Oi 17 xs. R 1 Berkeley, t:A W . I- 1 oi :4 a ,.nlnv, -■. •■ lloivillllll. Ill W " 1 l ' ' ' ,1 lliu n - ll. ' nolulu. Ill w ■ . iO v Arir.Mi.i M.iti Berkek- . lA W. 7 O ' l M .An:ona BerkeliT. C ' .A W . 7 04 0(- X ' .l hlngron Berkeley. (. ' A W. 7 -M 07 X W,i-hin ' _-lon -l.it, BetkelA.TA W 1-0 I Page i:9 I Athletics s E Date Opponent Result Date Opponent Result ' : ' . J ' ' I ' nnni.i State W, S -S! 01 1 07 VO.ishinLti ' n W. 77-(i ' ' 1 1 M 0(1 ' tjh N ' alki Suii- W, 6047 01 18 07 Orci on St.ite W. 77-74 1 1 1 ■- 0(1 s.iti Oie o Sutc L, 86-79 01, ' ' 20,-07 Ore(;i n L, 92-N4 11 20 0 Santii Chira W, 7 MS 01 25 07 I VIA 1 . (12-4(1 11 2V06 Marshall W, 72-70 01 27 07 1 i 1, l " ! 11 24 06 Hawai ' i W. 72-56 02 0 S 07 Si.inl..rJ I. 90-71 1 1 2 i Oo 1..%mI,, Sl,nm..,u, W, 78-70 02 O.s 07 W.ishini5nn L 7 71 1 1 ' 29 06 Kansas State W. 7848 02 10 07 Wash. State L. 594(1 12 0V06 Ncv ' aJa L, 77-71 02 15 07 Oregon W. 61- il i: OS 0( (. ' hicatjo Srati- W, 75-5! 02 17 07 Orei on State W. 84-.S0 1 2 0 i 0(1 San Dicyn L, 72-67 02 ' 22 07 L L, S5.7s : : oc f-iirnian W. 84-50 02 24 07 1 ( I . M (ic 12 21 0(. ivr.iui 1 . ' ' Oo: 0 01 07 Ari:iina L 7CU1S 12 2s Oo An:. III. I 1, ' 4-=i 01 01 07 .• ri: ina Stat L424I 1 2 V 0(1 An: n,i State W, (i(Mi2 01 07 07 (.Ire j.Ti State W, 70-51 0I 0V07 Stand .rJ W. 67- i 01 08 07 . L Vi ' . 7«Mi ' 01 11 07 Wash. State 1. 7 -5(1 01 Oo 1 7 (Veu ' on 1, M. ii B G 2007 I Page 1 30 n 1 H jjjI Q .■ vinJe L ' halca -• " liiiar Wilkes Ir Jerome R-inJIe 1-t Nican RnliinsiMi ,. Thomas Fan Ir Nikiila Kne:e- ii -. 1 rie ' ierneisel 1- I ' .m.l 1 ■■- 1 ■ r.itru L .-Xrin triMiL; r Patnek C!hristophet Ir Theo Rolx-rtstMi -. Alex Prihlile r T.tslor 1 l.irrisoti Fr |,.rJ,in Wilkes So K .in .Aivlersiiii It I Won HarJin h ( . uhcs: IVn Hraiin (Head Coaeh) Ixiuis Rcynaud (Associate Head Coach) Joe Pastcmack (Assistant Coach), Dennr Gates (Assistant Oiach) Name Year Kelly O ' Conncll Ir N.lI.l ll.l ' it:il ir Natalie Nurnlxri; h luh.i Nuni.itr -r Luircn Circit Ir EmnK-lic GcnicJt- -I Kf.uin.i l-f " v -1 Knsta t ' ovtrr !■- Oavanci Hamptun -. Al .• l CiraN ' -LiWM ' ii -.. R.inia N ' lliavc Ir Shanrrcll Siu-cJ - Ashlev Walker -, Date Opponent Result Date Opponent Result 10 M Oo Au.tr.a,.,!, Fcun W. M-5t 01 1 i 07 Vv ' .i hiri 1oii w. 7:4 ' 11 12 06 Si. Man ' - W. 71-56 01 18 07 l. re ' .;i»n State W. ov57 11 ' 17 06 KlonJa W. S.S-60 01 20 07 Oreyon W, 65-56 11 18 06 Pcppcr».linc W, 72-54 01 25 07 Arizona State L, 6(v54 1 1 24 06 Bclni .nr W. (W-52 01 27 07 Ari: ina X ' . 84- H 11, 25,06 Naiulcrhilt L 67-55 01 M 07 l.X; RixetMje W. 58-51 12 02 06 HanarJ W. )6-54 02 04 07 Stantur -l X ' , 72-57 12 07 06 Irisno State W, 77-51 02 OS 07 Wasliins.ton L. 7 )-76 12 10 06 K.in-a W, 7v( s 02 1,- 7 Wash s,,„ . W, 724 1 : 20 . ' i ' 1 l. L 77-6S 02 15 07 iVe-nn 1 . (-2-42 i: :: o 1 -.1 W. 62-5 02 17 07 l. ' ret;i ' n State W, 67- -l 12 2s Oo . ti:. ' n,i i.iic 1.. 74-58 02 22 07 L ' SC W. S(v7 " 1 2 06 Anii ' na W. 65-48 02 24 07 l l. W. - . " 01 02 07 Kl,..Je ManJ W, 1- 1 7 l reO ' ll W. ci l 01 0 07 Slant. tJ L. 6 ' M4 0 ' 04 07 Anrona Stale Uk 5? 01 1 I 07 Wa ll. State X ' . 554S 0 ' IS v-7 i tre Daiiie L6V5 Coaches: Jiianne Boyle (Head Caiach), Lintlsay Gottlieb (Assistant Coach), Kim Hairston (Assistnnt Coach), Dean Mcndes (Assistant Coach), Sarah Holsinner (Difcctor ot Basketball Opcnitions) Pauc 1 M ' Athletics Name Year Position Craii; BenniL ' M ' n So rir.lur Mike Cassiilv Fr Fir.lKr t " ,i e Dahlen jr l irdur Kurr l La Riisa So Pitdier Brian Dienui 1-r FitdK-r TiMvis EriclcMin So PitJu-r 1 Xine Feryiisun So Pitdier Mart Goriien So Pirchi ' r Nltk Nuth; li- Pitcher Aniiy Orus lt Pitcher I lirist IVrrini So PitJur r.reL; ReJii: Fr PitJur BSiG 2007 I PaKc I 32 Coaches I n 111 hMiikt Pan IhiM . loll Zulxr rian i liulman Name Year Position Alex Rollm h- PitJier T on Ros V, , Pitcher Nkk Tes- li PltJuT Sean Watson i 1 PirJur t Connor Buestad Ir Catcher C harlie Cutler So Catcher Brett Thomas Ir (.Catcher l " )ylan Tonneson Ir Catclier Austin Booker 1 1 Intieklcr Miehael Bra.K " o intielcler Michael Bui;ar So Intiekler rc|ihen Cari-on r Intiekler : leai.) C ' oach Assistant (. " oach Assistant Coach Athletic Trainir 8th 40th ' tli Name Height Year Exp. Position BA 1 [uittany LaRo.sa Sa) 1-r HS r 1 B R, R Mcryan Sieyel S-0 So W OF 1 I Alex SiitUMT •7 Sr i ' OF L R Shannon Hiui tiin v4 1-r HS IF R R Julie Meyer •10 Ir 2 ' IB O R R t hrisrina SchalliL; T-T Ir IIS IF " R R 1 uiren Frankiewle: S-S S ' ] ' F R R Iari»a L " reures (v Ir lis P R R Vernae Se illa S-7 1-r II-- IF R R Lrika Raeklln S ' 1 Ir : ' Ol 1 R Katie ' ieker S-7 1. i - 11 " R R CmU Wnvjer -10 So i ' IF O R R je Ka MiHire •4 |r w IF R R Berniee Masani.ii s s Fr HS C- IB R R Tavlur Kellv S.,s Ir IIS SS R R Ciina Lenniiti " (- S, , ] ' OR R R Coaches Title Year lliane Nineuure Head Ooach :oth lohn Ree e A istant Coach 14th Tallinn Fohniann A sisrant C ach 2nJ Dan Parajon X ' olunteer Coach rh C o tsCD CO Pace I M Athletics 1 p 1 f,f4«f« f t ' t;! ' rt-.» ' t.|.t% t « " i I rvw : T?r ,v r Mm A ' Men ' s Crew M. ' r::.in .• ' iicn r-. i S.iri Fr.iiii,i-NCi , C .A AnJrc B.istos 1 4 r S.io r.iolo. Br.i;il (Jli..t IxTtiium • -■ JiHA. Au-ir.ih.i Antimui Brecc ' ii:h i A Ir New York, NY John C ' .irr h. i r Clu-shirc. C.T l .inn-lC,i .i.,i o- Sr Toronto, Oiit.irio l.inis Fiintcin ' ■ ' 1 N. MiillnMii .111 JiT. Riilir. t icrm.iiiy C i..rJiin Ca-t ini;i.T (u Ir IXiriin. VT 1 I ( .r. .SMIMII i , -. S..T VlJl, T MitJi H.iin. ■-! S, 1 St. t;nth.irincs, l. ' )iii.iri.i Kllu.t Uv (-4 Sr S:in Dici;.!. t ' A Mi l .K-l Hnlhr «.k (i-O ■ r M.lJlv.M. Wl Iu tin MikI.i t -J r iiuur.i. 1. A M.irki. KnoicNU (v r IVIuraJc. Scrl ' i.i k.itic Kromyd is S-S ir T.il).H.Cit%. C ' A Niitk I.v» ' ns M Sr S.i«.r.imcr»r. . ( ' M.irk. ■ M.ir).iii. K (vl If lV|._ ' r.kU-. Nrl-i.i B6..G 2007 I P.1KC I M INAME H YR. V Hometown iK-i: M.isv ' ii 1 -n 1 1 S.in Mau-o. CA I iirod M -C ' lcni-K ' n ( 4 N Pcniluma, CA I uk1 .m-lit,.n r-A h T,l-. vi ir%, c A ' -tcvcii (.t triw S.s Ir Li Cksui, CA WkU.w] Toner " S,, X ' lenna. CA I ' n-ott R..1I1 1-4 , 1 K lnionu n, Allx-rr.i (.■iMsli.ii SiKk-lcr ( - -, P Knsti.in SiiiK-nM-n , V 0 lo. Norvkav lli.rrlK ' Sniirh (-2 It RcaJini. ' . C.B Tom Spr.i.ir- (v| Ir SnJiha. Aii-rrali.i ■ il Iilli r 4 -« K. ' toik. l.icrni.iin Kln-n Siiniiinr- IM So Alcx.iii .ln.1. A I,,n li:r ( ' (1 Ir XaiuouviT. Briiisli (. ' .■lomhia Kinin-tli .ilki-iiiiT (v s.. Halitax. Nina Scoti.i lir.ili.ini NX ' .itIv ( 2 -■r L.S Catos, t:A I oiinno W ' llkiii-oii Ir San R.itai-1. I A M.v ,,n ' 1. .tii 1 r.uui o ' . I -X ■■■■U M Mi lMB MI IIII II T-i M.ir.i Allen (---v Jr .in Ir.tiKi . ' , V - N .il,,. R.lJlK-k.l 0-0 l-r Liunina Bcacli, CA KcUcV B.11C T h Fair OaU. C A ! ' k.i Blecha S-1 1 N. Arr.. .. (. " irariJc, I. A I .. ;rj Browne -11 Ir RainbriJi c ManJ, WA Kir rcn t. ,i[npl ll T- 1 i ' Ir St. F.iui,, MO i I, .iniplxlU rj L-n ill Ir Shintilf Sprinijs. CA RlIxv .i I. .irr i- » Ir Athcnon. CA KjtlC l.-.l CS f... Ir San l, " arl i , .-A Jill Costcllo i-t Ir San Francisco, CA Tricia Da -in i-11 N, , Like Forest, IL Maiisie Devine i-lC Ir San Francisco. CA k-lcn.i »Vw l-v- -I renjin. SerFl.l cS. Nl ' nrencL-r. Krista Elhs - N. Seattle, WA Arii-lle Fcr ht i-10 l-r A-oiira HilK, t A inl. ' ' y ' tJ i-i: Ir S.in Fr.inLi-,co. t A Kathcnnc Frvnian 5- ' ) Fr rieasanton, CA Enn Cl.iWu 5-1 1? Fr San Dieiio, C.- M, ... M. -lii.in i- - . R..ckl.n. CA Kir tcn Hcxtnnn vll Sr Snnson Beach. C A Claire Hill n-, i ' Westport, CT Allic HuiiiK ' Ir PieJmont. CA hlcna Humphrc P Sj, Carniichael. CA Grao. Hunrlv S-10 Sc hneJale, X ' • Hc a Karppincn S-11 Fr R.USIO, CA Adrienne Keller S- Fr Cireenbae. CA L: u Kinder S i -,. Sliaker Heights, OH Emmie KiX-nii: i-10 N San Francisco, CA L: ,1 ■ r i.i ■! It Sierra M.iJre, t,-. 1 ,n, i •: .5 Ft Folsom, CA l kclK Inn,!-. 1 1 h ,,n Fr.uKi i,.. (..A Ren le Meh.in 59 So L.ng BcMch, c:A Kel-e,,.. 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OH Women ' s Crew Page M5 I Athletics Events for 2007 Season Datu h i.iit Opponent Licatioii .M 1 " :: - t,mt. TlI IVrkclcN, lain v " i :: C7 t.intorJ Open --taiilurJ. Calii, Ol OS Ol WintiT C ] L, ' cs;as. No 02 ' 16- ' 07 B„. 11, p StaiitorJ. l.:.ilit. . ' : .M . 7 r.iulic C oast Cl.i k OaklanJ, l.;alil . " ' i : ci IVtir ' iJmar Iiimic 1 . i AnKclts, Calit. ; 1 , .7 ' .. I ' 1,1, -; ,• lirrkfkA, ,ilil 03 17 07 ss. Pc-nn Si.itL I nivi:rMr " I irk, P.t 03 M 07 MPSF Cliampion lii| IVrlcok-y. C. Ut. 04 12 07 NCAA C " hanipionship L ' nivcr-in Park, Pa Coaches Title Year ■ . Hc.kIi ,..kI. ls,|, Aaron Royil Assistant Coach :iKi Name Year Exp. Tyler bl.vk i- ; .K-h B..,-,H- 1: 11- Kvic Br.ulv 1- i Scan Br aii ir A Kvson Buntlmwonj; V 1 Bnan Del l asnllo 1 r Il- (.7olin Chnst It ls Mark Frcemin Ir 1 r micl Can : 11- CaicB Kirl -, J Kyle Litow t : Tim M.Neill Ir i Aaron Mo Ir i Bronilrt Palaiiii ' iintain Sr : hvan Roll. ii 1 liroki ' iokoyama T : BSlO 2007 I Pane I 6 Name Year l.i.mria Bennett ,- ki4.i Cishman Ir lu tinc Ccphus i Niciile n.i Ir l .ilvl.i Garci.i r BriJui-nc t ' ll.iss -,. Sophi.i Hovini 1 I jcssici Kctk S( , Siohli.m LiKi- r Ki-iko N ' .ik.imur.i Ir ' .inna RiK hi - Alli :ui Ir Tittany T.ini N. Nuki WclU Ir InJi.i Willi.iin- -. tlv-cNXV.n ■ I KcnJ.ill ZJvcr.ik N, Events for 2007 Season Date t em Opponent Lxication 01 b) N. L ' trc on r,irr l, .r .illij. t. " re o: 04 vs. Stantiiri.! Berkele -, Calil 02 0-» 0- s. Ari:ona Stati-.Oklahoma, ,mj Air Force Tempe, .Ariz. o: 1 - . Washint.ton lu-lkelev. C .1111 0 ' 2 2 0 ' Ic:LA. e:S Fulk-rron, IViiwr Lov .AniieL , C ' .ilil I . Ari:i na Berkeley. Calil. 1 0 ' 0 ' Air lnr .e. Penli Berkeley. I ' .ilit 0 16 0 ' Pcnvcr. B ■l IV er. l. .K oi IS Air Fxrec I I ' kir.Klo Sp lnl: . 1. ol.v 0(2 0 ' I C ' IXwis. Sacramento State. S.in loNe State P,1M . l.llll 01 M r.u-10 L ' halnplon. lllp Tenipc, An:. 04 14 (. .AA Rei;uinal C:lianipuin-lup Berkele-y. - " aln 04 2o 0- NCAA Champion liips S.ilt Like tat , Itali Coaches Tirle Season .,ul:„i ll i.i I .M.ll PaKO 1 M I AthlctKs Name Year Position hliMl ' crhT.Jahp s, , MkltK-L! Li: Reitsnyder - r .Arr.uk Paniii Ziiralou Ir Mkltickl Mciihan Bushnell Jr Defense Bcthan Hcnncmaii So MkltK-lJ Hilary Lynch Sr I ni.llk- Laura Ca alK Sr MkltielJ Katie Felber Ir Alt.kk joCL ' lyn Paul r Mkltk-lJ MaJelcinc Dak- s, , Att,kk Brirtany Auniiicr s, , Atlavk Marv no vn Ir Petelise Lauren Oain Ir AtraLk .iric O ' Mali. ' ni 1 1 [ ■tell ■ B G 2007 I Pai-c 1 38 Name Year Position Ak 1 kklHT 1-r 1 Vk-ii c tristen Andrews h Mkhkld kiki kaikstein Sl ' Mklnekl Morgan Dvson So Cioalie k,ithr n Liiullcr Sr Midtield Denna Fave Herakl Lr Deten-c Stephanie Smith -, Mkltkkl Hank Heulxvk Ir l ii.n-c ylhillie Little , . Mkltield Tis, ' he Hiitchins Ir Mkltickl krvstie Piscopo Lr Peten c Sam Priie S ' [ eten-.c Alyse KenneJv lr Mkhkkl Qiaches Title lill Maiko Head Coach Amy Mitlean A - ' istant Coach Theresa Sherrs A -.istant Coach llarol Ro ' jers Trainer Pavkl 7leinl Streiii.th and Condinonint ' Roster for 2007 Season Derek Ashun, Kyle BakiuKh, Jim Barrett, Neill Barrett, James Besser, Ross Biestman, Chris Biller, Chase Brogan, Matt Busch, Pat Castles, Garrett Cross, Martin Cunnie, John EJwarJs. Keegan Engelbrecht, Anthony Estrella, Nathaniel Floyd, Eric Fly, Sean Gallinger, Gary Goiding, Chris Gurccki, Ryan Harris, Colin Hawley, Logan Howard, Paul Jesseman, James Keady. Robert Kenny. Scott Kidd, Ross Kilroy, Pat King, Ke in Kroll, John Kuhns, Nick LaBounty, I.iM ' H Liu. Ali lj.-.kh. liMin Lci-. Edii.irdo Lipe:. Andrew Mase, Ryan Miller, Dustin Muhn, Connor O ' Brien, Dorian Pieracci, David Poettcker, Rikus Pretorius, Austin Pugh, Zachary Reed, Andrew Ritelli, Tom Riwke, David Rutkowski, James Sehr, Jay Smith, Julian Snellgrove, Louis Stanfill, Cody Stes ' ens, Eric Strack, Christiaan Strong, Ryan Taylor, Zachary Triplett, Barron X ' aught, Dustin Watson, Lucas Watson, Joe Welch, Sean Wilhelmy, David Wittet, Brendan Wright, Lucas Yancey, Nick ' ancey Events and Results for 2007 Date t " )ppiiiicnt l Kation Result Date Oppoiieiiit UK.ition l CSlllt n K ' . : 1 luml ' .ilJr St.iK- Ixrkilo, l A w, 4 i: O: 14 07 .K r.inu-nio. t. .-X W. ( ' 7-22 01 1 1 07 S;iint M.in, Berkeley. CA w. n. : 02 21 07 IHi Berkelev, I- A W. ;: 17 01 i: 07 I l ' S.inta C.niz Berkeley, CA w, ::-«. 02 24 07 rc ivivid n.iMs, CA W. 0 01 :o 07 Oregon L.s , ni:dcs. r.- w. ?:- 01 01 07 .i, r.itm-iiti ' t.ifi Berkek . C A w , 7 i: 1 --i 1..- , n:.vli-, I W, 40 i ' Mi;- i IVrkeiex. i A 1 . Mv V Washington State L.» .Ani: . l A W, Vs-0 0» 10 07 NeN.ld.l Berkeley, t . W , (. " Ariron.i L.s.Ani.i-U-. ' .. CA W. 40-S 01 17 07 St.uitord Berkeley, t w -;, 01 :i 07 I L- 1 . s Anwx-lc!.. CJi W, 4V 01 24 07 Sunt M.in ' - M..r.i._M.l A w. 4; ]■ ' 01 :i 07 1 . ' . l.i M.irMU. W. i-v7 01 2S 07 1 hi w. 1 ■s 1 : 01 :7 07 1 I ' n.ivis IVrL.-le , I. A W, 70 01 10 07 .,,., ... „ ,. " . i. . " ..kI,. W, p2V OJ ' 07 I, llko Sl.lle CKk,.. CA w. 71 :o 04 22 07 S.in Piee " St. lie Berkelev. CA W. 7S - o: ,4 ;7 I IlK.. I.1U ' rhk-, w. II- ; OS 04 07 i " -i.ml. ' rd. 1. A W. el M o: 0 ' ) 07 St.intorvl Stanford, CA W, wV OS Oi 07 BYl St.ml.T,! W. 17 7 Page 1 I " ? I Athletics Men ' s Track and Field Name Event V.ihs.i AlxlulA1.iti. n [luRl!cs-Spnn ' t Ml. k• Ani.i li Triple Jump Alex IViMshour 1 . " Oni-200ni-400ni ' I ' . 1 ,iriA SOO-1 500m elms Chavc: Distance Mcchnel Cik- Mkl. Distame Stc cn CiinraJ IVv.itlili.n Koin [Vni- 1 5t 0m-T0L .. m- C Pi-tcr IVpml.i SOOm AiiR-cr Ell.ih.nKK ' pnntv lll tlll F. r in . . ,,,, Fnincis tinJny.m Mkl. l)| I.ln Oaiy Cjalhmurc ' 1 Iv nl 1400m H (. " iili.it Cihchr.i 1 iOOm-SOOOin Vosct (ilK-lT.I 1 OOln-SOOOni jon.is I ],illi;nnis- wii lV.atlil,.n.Tl Brii J..ii H.iriipt. .11 ■ prinis l.k.- ll,ins..i, print-l lur.lle I nui; Kent Sl ' -Plscils-ll.imnui Name Event riri..j.ire Key P.ile ault Patrick Kowalsk ' -I ' PiscLis-Hammer Eric Lee Distance I..I11. LuJ.lcn SP-1 ' •staiKC ' l lanimer Tll.Mii.is Mack 110mH400mll Mark Manisak L istance Matthew Miller Steeplechase Kvic MilK B.inic lV..,il,l..n-P..|c ' ,u.lr Mkah Parker PistalHc |..rJ,in P.i.il llurJk- An.lre- P. i. -,(,:. : Mkl Di.t.nuc Kun Seetekl Dl . u Ryan SIniler P..le ault Andrew Sinottc la elin Stexe Sodan. Steeple. 111-.- estor Soils 400.11 . lkirew Ste en Pi.le ault I. .nailian " -ikld.ilx :iViii400n. l ' i-.-,i, I . 1 lOmlM Ynill Name Event Dawit TcNtasilassii- Ml-. Zak Tlmma H.iminer D.ivkl Torrenic -. " Om-WOmSi. Pd Wndit lliL ' h Jump Rv.in Viiun;; Javelin Lf B G 2007 I PaKc 140 C.ilitumia hosted the inaut:ural Othfomia Collegiate Challenge on Friday and Saturday. Apnl 27-28. at EJw-ards Snidium and Goldman Field. Ele en talented teams, includmt: nationally ranked squads from Cal, Oregiin, Rorida and Stanford, made up the field tor thi ' - prestigious meet. The No. 1 5 Cal women ' s team featured the likes of indixir 800- meter champion Alysia Johnson, Cal ' s discus rtcord-holder Kelechi Anyanwu, and mdtKir hiiih |ump All-Amencan Inik.i McPherson. The Bears men featured such stars as Da nd Torrencc, who ' s run NCAA re0onal qualifiers in the 800 and 5,000, Ed Wnght, who ' s qualiricd in the high jump at 7 ' 1, and John Ludden, a regional qualifier in the hammer with .1 top thn.tw oi 196-7 this seas m. Although the meet uas full oi record-breaking and season-best clocking, it was Alysia Johnson and David Torrence day on Saturdav. April 27- Torrencc ended the meet breaking Don Bt wden ' s 50-ycar-old mile record with his amaring time oi 3:58.62 and Johnstm broke Louise Romo ' s 800-meter record with her time of 2:01.48. The Bears also saw 13 regional qualifying marks notched. " It was unbelievable, said Torrence. " 1 can ' t K:lie ' e that I w;is going to am that fast. " Women ' s Track and Field 1 Name Event Kclcchi Any.inwLi SP-Discus-Hammcr K.»ni.ii RiinU ' 1 00nv200m Kern Bovk- Tnle ' ault Kinivon Bnuwii [Tint-lKirJIcN K.irR- (. ' .irnvnuht Hiiraic- Bnds;i:t Diith SOOni-1 SOOin-SOOOiu Missy Fauhiis SPPis -n -H,imnu-r Taylor Franklin roi. ' X ' .uiii Alison Ifrcut or Pist.incc Titani Ciniiic- Heptathlon hk-iL:li Cninvlcrni.in 1 Icpmthlon-l 1 Kristin HuliiK-s 100nv200nvLl Alcxandr.i Hunnini;-. Hanimi-r-ja ilin Alv- M lohiiMtn 40v ni ' S00ni I ' .irru- l. ' hns. ' n -r 1 lis iivll.imnu r hpr.i MaclV.n.iia OOm-1 SOOni Mcrct lo M.irclil ink- Till Eli:alx-th Mavcda SOOOm ln.k,i MJ1uT., n lli-l. Iiimp Name Event Kane Morijan Pole Vault Cameo Motle Sprints Lollie OnipcJe 1 00m-200m Krixx.,, Pain. l " istan.e MaLkelKle Plem 4OOnv C0ni Ani le Pres e 1 1 KVnv:00n. Tlicresa R.uiF Pole ' aiilt iabnela Kios-S. -teh 1 =li k ni- i v i, n Evelyn Smith llurJles Kielv Smith P ni-»eux-la (.liii Trai.e Stewart PIT! C assanJra Strickland TI-HJ-LJ Emilee Strot " P-nisciis-lavelin Rt wena Tain MlJ. Plstan e Brook Turner _ ii40 Nr 1 iisy Van R.iven ' .waa l iscus-Javelii Eraneesea Weeins :00m400ni ReKvea Vau SiWml OaWui Anensi.i V ' ' line II Illlntaie- •l 5 :« Pane 141 I Athletics Date Opponent Result 01 31 07 vs. Pacific W, 24-6 02 10 07 at San Juse Stare L 14-n(OT) 02 16 07 vs. UCLA. 1. l 03 04 07 . 1 -H W, 10 7 ; 1, " . : II 1 t IfMllc W, M (OT) 1 11 ..■ 7 11 1 oiiL ' BiMch State W, 1 VI . i:-T .in Pk-i;, 1 " I.itc I-. 7 " ; M r: ir 1 l.t .ii 1 1, 17 ' 1 4 : ■ ri;. ' ii 1 ' ' I. Ilk W 17- 4 1 ; : I 1 -1 1 ! 7 ; .M 14 07 at Cal Sratc North ndyi- W, 10-7 M 20 07 vs. Stantoril 1., IO-,s Name Year Dari V Andersim h Kir tin Aukcr 1 1 Liurt.-ii inirkf - McrcJuh Ruttc 1: Rcnn li.inipb mi K-lr Mi ' ' .;li,Hi I . T-. !■ k iiN.i Eadingtcin 1- Enka HaiiM ' ii KSlr Molly Hayes Ir Sara Hcnn Ir Caniillc Hewlco Ir Eli:.iKtli biyion Ir .inessa Lindsey Jr VmOC Lorcn: liilic Orcglia RSFr t ir ivv- l L n ' K:- h,i;lc ' -nnui-U R N i ' [4i.uiK ' i lim 1 _ ' _ - 1 rm -.iiiK Ir 11. iiiur -l-,.,,r- It Mclissa Wheeler So i Uic Windes Sr l.uira W.kkI It Ci aches Title Vi-.ir iL.iai...uii ttil.i K.i . sMsranr Coach - ' " ' ■ ritir llllvllv; ' iMntii-r A istam C . .Kh Ki B G 2007 I PatfL- 142 I 1 ' ■ • I, • ' QS WKUt AA AAA cal alumna MAKING HEADLINES Coughlin breaks own world record STORY BY CaITLIN GREEN Olympic swimmer and UC Berkley alumna Natalie Coughlin (B.A. Psychology, 2005) broke the 100m backstroke world record. ..again. At the 2007 FINA World Championships on March 27, Coughlin won thf 100m backstroke final in 59.44 seconds, 0.14 seconds under the record she set in 2002. At the US National Championships that year, she became the first woman to clock under a minute in the e ent. She also became the first woman since Tracey Caulkins in 1978 to win five domestic titles at one championship, proving her all-around talent by also winning gold in freestyle and butterfly races. CAiughlin ' s success at the 2002 US Nationals, in addition to the 200 Pan Pacific Championships in Japan, brought her name to the forefront Throughout the remainder of her college career, she amassed a large nuniK-r ot awards, records and honorst NCAA Swimmer ot the Year (tor the third-straight time), NCAA Champion (twelve altogether, the second most in NC. A history), P.ic-10 Swimmer of the Year, and Women ' s Spiirts Foundanon Sportswoman of the Year to name a few. In the 2002-2(XI5 season alone, Coughlin broke three world, seven American and three NC ' AA records. When 2004 rolled around, the swimmer qualified for the Olympic team in the 1 00m backstroke and lOOm freestyle, which alUiwed her to also .swim three relays. By the end of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Coughlin hai.1 won five medals - twii gold Rvo silver and one bron:c. She Ix-came the thiril American woman to win five mewlals in a single Olympic game. t nt itrtsv Tom Ailen iHt Oaii I. i iFom Tixlay, the 24-year-old Bay Area nan e connnues to reside in Berkeley and train with Cal head coach Ten McKeever. " I pl an to swim at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, " she said. " After all, I ' m still impmvmg. " Indeed, Coughlin sets the bar high - for herself and the competition. " Well it has Kx-n a goal of mine for five years now M break my K-st, which is a world record. 1 felt really strong and confident, " she said after her 1 00m backstn.ikc win in March. " I knew that was exactly how I needed to swim tliat race to break the (world) record and I did. " Pige 14 ' i Athlctu ' seniors The Class of 2007 leaves Berkeley not only a valuable workforce, but also a group of conscientious citizens. Equipped with a world- class education, seniors will now venture beyond Berkeley to pursue graduate and professional degrees; careers; travel plans; and other endeavors that reflect a discipline and commitment to their passions, academic or otherwise. Good luck, and Go Bears! i r jA m m MY TREASURE BOX sioK-i bv Esther Moon One by onu, I tilk-J my empty treasure box with mcmt ries I have collected since the first day I set toot in Berkeley. Now, I open it to reminisce. 1 stick my hand in the box and pull out a memory. This is the day I ran into a friend from a class taken the pre ious semester on my way out of Dwinelle towards Sather Gate. As I yell out my greetings, 1 turn to see who he was talking to, and what do you know? An old friend! I had met her two summers ago, my first summer in Berkeley. We first met in class that summer and studied together. She and I, along with another friend from class, had stayed up eating popcorn and playing pool in Clark Kerr ' s Building 7 Lounge. Next to us was a group of friends playing Scrabble and another group eating and watching " Iron Chef around 3 a.m. The three of us got through the class with the help of a friend of mine from the dorms. As a sign of gratitude, the three of us raided my brother ' s dorm kitchenette to bake our surprise " thank-you " cake. Howe ' er, this part of Clark Kerr was a bit run down. The locks on the dcxirs didn ' t lock, the back lounge was deserted because of the rumor that homeless individuals slept in that room, and the kitchenette had malfunctioning utilities. In order for the oven to close, we had to stick a fork in it, similar to how Sandra Bullock closed the microwave in the movie Miss Congeniality. The unique thing about this run down dorm is that it was filled with boys who wanted co d dorms only to find themselves in a building with only one female, their RA, who they darc-d not provoke. After finishing the thing that barely resembled a cake, we presented it to my dorm friend. No one knew what to do with it. So, the four of us sat down to eat it. It didn ' t look good but it sure tasted gcxxl. After that summer was over, we went our separate ways. Cell phone numbers changed. TTiere was no way of contacting each other. Never did I expect to be reunited through the unintentional help of another friend. There was much to be said, much to catch up on, and many memories to be made but not enough time. 1 look back in my treasure box and see a collection of events and incidents. Memories of a fractured foot; figuring out who to move into apartments with; bonding with apartment-mates; watching late night movies; arguments that are now inside jokes; watching friends tease other friends; watching their retaliations fire back; going to my first A ' s vs. Giants game; cooking dinner together; dropping chickens; baking every Friday; driving to church together; celebrating birthdays and baptisms; racing to class; hearing the chimes of the Campanile; cheering at The Big Game; grabbing midnight snacks at Asian Ghetto, La Burrita and Top Dog; spending the night .it the library during finals with the help ot apple clouds and coffee at FSM; and coundess others. Now, it is time to say goodbye. The time I ha e spent here in Berkeley is like a dream. Berkeley will always be here but it will never be the same. My friends, professors, GSI ' s even myself, we are all moving in time, whether it K- forward or backwards depending on the definition. Howe er, 1 know that I will always have these stories with me n help me walk into my fiiture filled «ith ncu ' adventures as a Golden Bear. Once a Bear, always a Bear. GO BEARS! B G 2007 I Page 146 P. i;i- 1 47 I Si-niors K.itlik ' i ' fi Ann Al ' .inill.i ri, ' ;.. Il..u h Jiiv Ciirim-I Abaquin Kristinc Marie Acosta Ji ' sica Danielle Adame Tania Marie Adcimy Pulitk ' dl Stk-ntY Soviiil W ' cl iiii- Mannm Afaq Andrea Sogand Alameida Saira Z. Ali Ameruiiii S[uJl ■ favorite WRITING, Utensil •5:4 Rt tvh Elizabeth Anne Alquist Hconofnurj C ' PMuiutt Si k-nn ' Scott Alto Hijwn Polititjl Vi -nn Pilar Inez Alvarado Amentan Stutii. ■ Arya Amini MolKular and Celt Btolotr B .G 2007 I Page 148 Kathcrine G. An Mutv ( ' oTTimunkuiions Sociology Tian An Dana Andersen EniironFTU-nul Economics ami Poiicy Tail Louis Anderson Charles W ' .iliLr AinJri-u , Jr. Santia Latricc Andrews Tht-altT. Danu- and PeiioTmanci Studiei Leesa Anzaldo Mathcmattci Philosophy Puisan Ac Muleculur and Cell Biology PHOTOS 1)1 nril AN GlANG N A Piaittu i)t Leslie Aramburo - ' uhn)J»t l(»c» I Knry Arayasirikul •. .Ti»nm» ' nuil E onomui anj Polity Golriz Asefi Inuiramt Riuloo 9 Molecular and Cell BioJoo PaKc 14 ' 1 Seniors c 1 came from Honi; Kon m l -ccmlx ' r 2003. 1 ;im .i transfer student as well a .in mrein.itional riKlcnr. Actually, my parents and friends used tt) call me " IXxKly " when 1 was in Hon i Kont , but then I just realize Doody is actually not a yiuij name here in the states sd I lu t use " Joody " instead. But some ot my tnends here still call me " IXuidy. - Ka Yan " Joody " Leung, Eamnmia . hl .-v Thtrcsa Auhuchon H;m. ' t LL;tii StuJk-i . nncta . vades Avadesian Kara Baglev-Knutson Roxanne P. Balolonjj Risa Ban Deitrlopmt-ni StuJa Ricardo Banuclos .ArtKltiMUT, Samih Ahsan Baqai Melanic Rence Barreti Political futmum o InJuitTuil StxivEk Elfctncdl Enjint ' i Mchmet Basoglu Max David Baum|;artcn Hl lur Jyot Singh Bawa fnJuilTuI Enfincmnc anl OficTutumj lUicaKh P(»li(udl ' iivncc Darren Michael Beatt - 4 B G 2007 I P.n!e I 50 university __ MEDAL FINALISTS (- ouncsv Sle e McConnell LC Berkeley NewsCcnler ■I,. Elaine Castillo, Comparative Literature Favorite Class Tlie wonder ot ancient Greek with Ron Stroud, Nicholas Paige ' s French 1 1 9, and Robert Kaufman ' s class on 20th and 21st century- poetry- and sociopolitical enf;a};eiiient Post-Graduation Plans 1 am currently working on a book of novellas, entitled " Postcard from tlie Volcano, " as well as a book of poems. 1 am also writing — tor myself— essays on poetry, philosophy, and film. Really, tlie only plans 1 ha e are to read and read and read, and to write and write and write. Proi DEST Accomplishment 1 am honored to have received the Eisner Award three rimes, particularly because die awards sen-ed as the imly signs of my writing life on campus, as I nex-er tiHik creati e writing courses or participated in the English language literary ' journal (though I was an editor for the multilingual literary ' journal on campus. Vagabond). Amar Kishan, Molecular and Cell Biology O ' Public Health Favorite Class History of Art 51 and Chemistry 3A ToLGHEST Class History of Art 51 Post-Gradl ' ATIOIN Plans Pursuing an MD through Health Sciences and Technology Program, a collaborari e ininari e berween Hanard Mediail School and Massachusetts Institute ot Technology. Proudest Accomplishment I was able to e.xplore many of my interests by taking advantage of Cal ' s opportunities. I was able to serve as co-editor-in hiet ot the hiucs Berkeleii Meciical journal, found a chapter of the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children, lead the Hindu Students Council on campus, and condua neuroanatomy research on the cat auditory system. Joel Portillo, Psychology Favorite Class Sociology 3AC with Mary Kelsey Toughest Class Psychology 101 Post-Graduation Plans I will rake a year off to w ork and gain some experience. 1 am Iciokmg into doing something to promote college awareness. Proudest Accomplishment 1 am very proud of the tact that I can look back to my university vears and know th.it 1 did not only de ote my time to academics hut also managed to do w hat 1 love: voluntcx-ring and promoting college awareness in those groups that are otten expected tii tail and are therefore " tracked " into tailing. Betty Sousa, Nutritional Sciences Fworue ( " lass Sustainable Gardening seminar in the fall ot my freshman year P()SI- ;raI)1 ATION Plans This summer I ' m ver - much lixikmg torward to traveling around the southern and northeastern United States witli a gixxJ friend, explonng new places and working in talking to people alxiut the tlxxi-ways and health-ways ot places I ' ve nt ■cr been Ivtore. And next year: hopctiilly traveling around other parts of the world, doing more of the same. Favorite Campus Hangout Slacklining by the Campanile, watching the ships on the bay and the neigliKiring construction cranes from the t ' ltrh-tlinir balcony ot McCone Hall, earing tigs in the Student Organic garden, or lately (and all tin) often) working .away in the VLSB computer lab. 151 Seniors Nicole hliralHlli Ik-ck iW- liri.m IXnnis Beuley Alexander Paul Bcitashour fiuilHi ' Ailmi ' iimjdon D.iiikl Benjamin Ben-Nun Riiscman Eli:ahcth Bernstein An. I ' r,i,ii, .. 6 r Lliul.)« Beau James Blanton S R an Stewart Blunck Mai-Phuong Bo Political Science David Borinstein Political Econom-j u fnJuitriul Socti ' ttf Jessica Leigh Bowling Sociology Roschelle Renee Boyd Jade Chandra Yap Bradfish Andrew hnier iMi iira er lli,i,... Jenna Nicole Britton MiiM ( ' «mniuriinlIion Nicole Kvoko Brown ConM-Tijlutn ijnj Kciuurn Stujti Shalimar L Bulaclac PuWic Hcullh h .G 2007 I Page 152 preferred PLACE TO BUY TEXTBOOKS llltAN Kc. M 30-7 o The Student Store 26.7% Ned ' s Bookstore 15.1% Amazon.com 13.5% halt.com 5.9% ComeGetUsed.com 2.7% ASUC Bookswap 1.8% Ot ler students friends 3.5% Other Mill ' s l iHikstiirc; BN.com; chav.com; ovcrstiKk.coni lialtpncoKHiks.CDm; Oakland Flea Market: Library; " None " ; " Stopped doiny that vear a o " •42N Rr«r ' n» " Pate I S 1 I iniors BEST PLACE TO SLEEP LULRIUt NlRA .kM.f - 84-6% 5.6% 3.4% 2.8% 2.2% 1 .4% B G 2007 I Pauc 154 Your Bed Someone Else ' s Bed Class Library Memt rial GlaJe Other CducIi; St iJui; In tR m i t the Campanile; Tent; 4.0 Hill; " WlHTf 1 lav n.v head is h..me " ; " With my PERFEtTK +ricnJ " ' 522 Rr»[v nMrs -A Brittanv Marie Burk Amber Riulul liurkan Nathaniel L. Butler Citil £ni;ini ' CTini; Zhanhua (Christ ) Cai Andrew Michael Calhoun Edgar S. Camago, Jr. AnlhTopol(t)l Hilary Anne Campbell u(Tiii(ini(l Siti ' ncf Tankut Uzay Can Muthcrmllicj, Applied Ph sici Nicholas Charle Candelaria Roland Carlos Brittany Kristina Carter Kii Communi iKioTij Candice Gina CarN ' alho 6usint ' S} .- Jtnini5tru(ion EhunumitT) ' ictiir Thi maN Carxi-lla ' s Mum. Christopher Arthur Cascv Hmttn Christopher Liw rence Cenlanni Film tuj;v Armando Ccrroblanco, Jr. EntUih Pane ' ' ■ ■■n: S:c Nya Chan Ek ' onmniL ' i MutJumutk s. Appln-tl Tin Kin Chan Tyrone Chan Moltculur and Cull Biolop Suhasini Chandramouli Chia-Wei Chang An, Pm tc.c of Evelyn Chang Muss CommunwMium Jae Yong Chang ElectrKai EnglfWtfnne and Compuu-r S n ntt ' Karen Da-An Chang G TTTUln Ljn£14iSIIC w w a z O O oi AlarmF Clock Cell Phone Sunlight pt p ' shannon CKaM.- Chi For Cheang Ellen Chinji Yin Cheang MoifkuJur and dU Biolifi Allison Mei Feng Chen Soctoiogj Pf ■» B (i 2007 I P-iu ' ,- 1 S6 Chii Hucy OalTMi.ii L licii Gao Linda Chen 6u5int-»5 AJminisITiition Hsaio-Lin Chen Isabel Rtisc Chen ArchltCklHTC Jenny Chen Molivultir tind Cell Btotoi Natalie Mike! Chen Shan.shan Clicii MoltVuitiT (inti evil Hialogy Wan Chen Buiinesj AJminijtrdtion 6 PstcKoIqo Naked Roommate Other Huni.T) c.i Ha (..if MCTSIflnillv: ' Ni ' tlnni: u.ikcs mc up Vin C Chin Ml,. I. Sue-Tinu Chi-m- Mu,i, Bernard Yuk Chur Cheng Bu-HtiiMt ,- J " nni»tT.itRPn Howard Yu-Hao Cheng Mulfwnuilk ' l. Apffiud P.ii;i- I 7 1 ' cni. Hours OF Sleep During School Year Less Than Five 1 i Five - Six Jennifer Chih Han Cheng V B Tony Cheng BuiiTKSS AdminiJITiition Evonomu Sharon Cheung Molcculur unJ CM Biol.nr. r Sin Yee (Stephanie) Cheung Hfonomtc) ii: C fim Stephanie Chcun;; P.vr, Tina Carmen Cheung Pollttcdl Econom-. o Iiuiunnal Socu-tic Political SL ' u-rn.1 N ' inccnt James Cheung Vivian Cheung Biuinfss AJmmiitTjtion Karen Chiang Beverly Elizabeth Chiu Ara Cho Juyoun Cho MUH. B .G 2007 I Page I 58 Six - Seven Seven - Eight Eight - Nine Nine or More Jo-i Kaponses Anna Choi Eionomiij, Peace and Confiict Studies Charlene Choi Chemical Engineermg MaUTUil Science and Engineering Christine Choi MnliiuluT iind Ccli BiolofQ Kwan Yi Choi ATthiuvtuTt K ' ung Jin Choi Mivfuiniiiil EnjimtYnng Se Young Choi Economic un Chni Wooh ' unt; Chon : Economic Chun L ' lui Hoi Yu Chu Miilht-fTuitK.v ApliIicJ Jason Yi-Sun Chu Economus Maple Chu PoJitii:iil Economy of nJuitrul SociriKi r.»i:i- I " ' cni. rN l.iiiuiu K»ok Lan CItu Bonnie Chuni; E (innmk Sonia Anna Cichon Einluh f P.ililuill S un. Amy Chiyuan Clark Oorolln (l.i:) Clarke P.vh„l,.o Oavid Samuel Cohen Molr.-ul.i. .i.i.i Cell liwlo e Ml..,, Joseph James Colangelo Politi.j Stii-nct ' Eliseo Colon An. Histor, (jf Christopher Michael Yee Condap Enj;inrfTini: M.it i.-muti.. iinj Sl.i[i.lii. Camille Fay Conrotto .Mati Communkiilioni Hhcloni: Francesca Constantino Carta Christine Cooper Theater, Dan c and I eilormanec StuJif. Alexander Tyler Cou hlin Film Sluju. Hriiul.i Covarrubias P.vhoJojf. liJdv David Crochcticre (j.. Cimmuntmnimi Marisa Crystal Cuevas B .G 2007 I PaKe 160 JoxauDd CurrtN Natasha Muru Dandavati Politiijl t cinom of IndtiilTtiil Sucirti J Halah Danvazeh Cecily Anne David I was nL ' iA i)s abour uiy lir.sr big paper at Cal. So nervous I couldn ' t fitjure out it I l aJ to staple or paper clip my assif nnicnt. 1 deciLleJ to staple it, but didn ' t have on - fTl pried one with a knite out ot my " WelccMiie to Cal " pacjiet and used a blunt object to smash it into my paper. 1 bouijht sra[ lcr the next day. - Cole Weldon, Hhtoiy y TlfrAN HOASo Daniel Bruce DaNi.s ( {imf ' ultr Sill IK. Joleigh Ann Davis S xuil ttVI;.iT,- Tiffany Day Benjamin De Coudrcs Pau ' c 161 I Seniors riuK-lv U :.id.i Uc La Lru: Iris Dc La O rVltlopmcnl StuJu ' Christopher Philip Dcckintja l jl SluJu-. f Kflisi.ius SiuJk. Martina Deibonia Histarj Maii CommurlliJllOn We jjunc ro Big Games my whole lite bur it wasn ' t unril my freshman year that I had rhe pri ileye ot rushing the field and being hoisted onti) the ' oal [-mst. It was awesome, especially when the whole thiny came crashing down with me on it. It was crowd surfing times two! - Matt Lyon, Psycho og} ' B G 2007 I Pa«c 162 Shuai Deny Et ' onomui Cynthia Marie Deveikis MoUcuLiJ En nonminlai Biology Angela Kate Dia: Anna Dickstein Bujint-sj .AJministralion Moss CommuniCdltofU Liiuis Do riUi, ' T(IIltv Biology Yoojin Do An, Priiituc of April M. Dobbs Gcnvtin itnd Plant Biology Huan V. Dong Intcgratnv Biology 77it-att T. Dance and Performame Slu hrs Tamsen Alicia Drew ArcfllUvtUTi- Leon Monroe Drummer, 111 A ncjn AmcTicdn SluJit Kachy Duong InuxTjmv Btolot Blake Vincent D - An. rmitkt ' oj Computer Salience Dannv C Ea Joanne K. Edquilang M..L ul.iT ,:nj (VII fl...l..o Jenny Patrice EJwarJ» nlt-(paliit Bioioci Kyle Ekberg Miisi Communuralumi r.ic - l Big Game Performance at Zellerbach Gradiiaticm Cluh event Other sports (, ' anie CalSO Boat Dance Other Cal vs. use 2003; Bonfire Rally; Every ' tiKitb.ill basketball yame; Concert on Lower Sproiil; A lappella shows; Office hours; Parries; Beat the Clock at the Bear ' s Lair; " Every math class " ; The Bit; Fri-cic; PFA scrcx ' ninK; " 420 on Memorial GlaJe " ' 484 Rc pona« 14.9% 11.1% 7.7% 7.3% 5.4% 4.0% 6.4% B G 2007 164 laniah hlhindi Ma5 (■otnmunkuiiynj 9 Psychology Dina Tiffany Elperin Molrculuf jnj evil B.uK-. Rita Jo Rose C. Encamacion Cii il Encint-t ' Tinj; Katrina Marie English Lara Guiang Estrada 6u.Mnt ' !5 AdmintilTalton Sean Farrell Busini- ' ss .-VlmmistTtjtion Natalya Fedorova Bwsmt ' ss AiiministTtition Victor Feldman EUctncal En£mcerin£ and Comfmter Science Rick Troy Felix Politiaif Economy of Industrial SoculKS Yvonne Michelle Fernand es Em [Tonmt-nuil E nnumu? iinj Volu-} Lcticia Nora Fierro Ethnu " Stiuiu-s S S iiil UVI ' aTf Denise Figucmn S x ' iolo ci Juli.i Mi.i I Itioii Ashle ' Dawn hiutko Victoria Flamenco En lnh Valcntina Ijnd.i M.irii ' Hore -I Te: Moji Communuulit ru r.«i;c 1 ' " i-niiTs Paolo Pilar Gabrie MokvuIdT and dll B oio BritiiL ' v Crystal Gallivan Kristin Garcia CofV50 ation and Resource SiiuIk. ' } S Polnual SLU-n L James Michael Gariffo Thomas P. Geddes Legal Simik ' i PoUucal S .icnn David Neil Ghosh Politu ' dl Economy of indunrtal StKuiu Ethan H. Giang Nicholas Alexander Gilly HntuTi Julia W. Gin IntcrducipUnary SiuJifi Fu-ld m H .G 2007 I Piii!«: K ' f ' favorite Cal LANDMARK 51.7% 19.7% 13.3% 5.7% 2.0% 6.6% The C ampanile Doe Libraiy Sather Gate The Bia C The GolJen Rear Other McnuTi.il l.il.iJc. Mfnii»n.il uJnlm. Bt-ar ' s Liit. Frvc Speech Mowmcnt C itc. Jean Gray Harvrmr Musit Lihr3r ' . Evans Balcony, dry Hall, S». Ja Hall. Tiny Bear Stanjc, Lawrence Hall of Science. Upper Spn ul 298 Rc«punse» P;iL ' i ' 1 7 1 i-ntiif I ' HoiDS in III I wi IIdang preferred PIZZA PLACE 11 1 ' ■ ' -i m 1 1 35-4% 26.1% 25.2% 11.1% 2.2% B G 2007 I r.ii;c 168 Zachary ' s Blondie ' s Cheescboard Fat Slice Oth cr West Coast Pizza; La Val ' s Pizza; Extreme Pizza; Pic in the Sk - ' 410 R rsp nsc off-campus RESTAURANTS Downtown Cancun, 2134 Ai sion Way Triple Rock Brewery and Ale House, 1920 Shaitiicit Aienue Mount Everest, 201 J S iatiuck Avenue Jupiter, 2181 Shattuck Avenue Tacone, 2222 Shanuck Avenue Mel ' s The Original, 2240 Shaituck Arenue Beckett ' s Irish Puh, 2271 Shattucic Atenue Lt Note French Provencal, 2377 Shattucic Aienue Brazil Cafe, 2161 University Atenue Chaat Cafe, 1 902 Unit ersiiy Atenue Au Coquelet Cafe Restaurant, 2000 Unitersitj Atenue Southside Cafe Milano, 2522 Bancro t Way Le Petit C:heval, 2600 Bancroft Way Chipotle, 2311 Telegraph Atenue Crepes-a-go-go, 2334 Telegraph Avenue Tako Sushi, 2379 Telegraph Avenue Blondie ' s Pizza, 2340 Telegraph Avenue Smart Alec ' s Intelligent Food, 2355 Telegraph Avenue Fat Slice, 2375 Telegraph Avenue Cate Intcrinezio, 2442 Telegraph Avenue .Ann ' s Kitchen, 2498 Telegraph Atenue Sufficient Grounds, 2341 Durani Avenue Durant Food Court (AKA " Asian Ghetto " ), 2519 Durani Avenue House of Curries, 2520 Durani Avenue La Burrita, 2530 Durant Atenue Top Dog, 2534 Durant Atenue Berkeley Thai House, 251 1 Channing Way Colle{je Avenue Filippos, 2930 College Avenue Li Mediterranee, 2936 College Atenue Manpuku, 2977 College Atenue House ot Curries, 2984 College Atenue Crepcvine, 5600 College Atenue .kh.in ' s ( " liicigo Pizza, 5801 College Atenue Northhidc Cheeschtjard, 1512 Shalluclc Atenue Chez Panisse, 1517 Shaiiucfc Avenue Cafe de la Paz, 1600 Shatluck Atenue Li Vai ' s Pizza, 1834 Euclid Atenue PHOTOS BY Til K NV HOANG PaiJC l ' ' I Seniors Mihai Giurgiulescu Emironnurntul StUT t HiMon Anika Godhwani nttgruliif BioIou Jessie Deanne Golding Eanfi drui Plamtan Scurnit- lnu uliu- Hioli -. Noemi Gomez Mais Commun(Ldtion) Stj iolvir? Rene Rogelio Gonzale: MoJwuLiT and Oil Biolof, S PuWu Htulr ' - Scott Paul Goodson EUctrual Enjein CTinj( Jnj ( " umpwu-t Svuru GcoHrc ' Greer Shengshenj; Guan MoUcular anj Oil Butlvr B G 2007 I Patjc 170 When I nun ' ed to California in 1 999, I was working; and just two years out o( high school. I tliought I had my career and knew w hat I wanted, hut then 1 met a Cal grad who hecame my best friend. She brought me to campus and I didn ' t know why at the time, but that day was the start ot e ' er thing in my life changing. 1 transferred in 2004. I ha c a picture ot us at Sather Gate that day. I can ' t beliex ' c I ' m now graduating! - Sarah Harton, Spanish Tiffany Eleanor Guglielmo .VI0I.M.I1IT unJ evil Bkiluc, Camille Jan Mi ion Guiriha L ' tKin SluJki Yi Hang Guo SMtinu Francis Villascnor Gurm.Tn l iini.i H.ulIlt ll,,!,..-. Lauren Brook Hall Anna Ji Seen Han Anhid-iluii Byunt; Han r.li;i- I 71 I S,.ni..rs 5 S o o C 2 SS Never O ii ' jOnceJ J ' wice Voon Kvii Han Facima Haquc EniiTcmmrnlill E onomki tinj Viilw Heather Hirakawa Harada Poltltcal Etonomv o (nJu tTuil SiKiitii Bryce Justin HarcnburK Molecular and Ctll Qioioj Sarah Eliiabeth Harton Sara Elizabeth Harv ' e ' Parisa Hassani-Azad Rvan James Hatcher Jerome Talbot Heilij; Douglas Michael Hcrr K.inJ Vapi- Hilarhii ( .....(.u..-. V.,.u. Shelly Lynn Himc Clill ErvjElTw nn B G 2007 I Paire 172 More Than Three rcrcentnuc 536 Respt»n ' . : Si u S .vel r G Sf ' X x ' .c ' - . .cW w C Abbv Hiracliiki Alice Cheng Ho Mass ( " (imrnuniiiHioiis Angela Kaichih Ho Dtriviopmt ' nt SluJk ' i Minh Quang Ho Microbial Biology Michael John Holbrook Opt-mttims Rt ' Si ' iiTtfi isnj Miimi om»rfit ScttfTWtf Laura Holden Mass (?i Tnniunii. lit inns Lauryn Corcen HoIUnvav Beverly Yi Zhang Hong it.lM loll Mul urruiluv Ari ' lifJ Chao-Chih Hsu MafuiiiKdl En fintvnnj; Yu ' Ling Hsu Ching-Vu Hu iyperatumi ReicaKh ami Manatemtnt Scimcf Page 17 1 demurs about COMPUTER You don ' t have one You ha ' e tine You have two You ha ' e three or more It ' s an Apple It ' s a Dell It ' s a Sony It ' s an HP You ha ' e a desktop You have a laptop You use the lihrar ' Academic Centers 3 156 86 l 68 116 30 37 80 215 56 open computing • B n 2007 I P;ii;c 174 HcTir Vou-Cliic Hiia Jeffrey Hua Chyun Yin Huang MolauliT .inJ C.ll Biologj Erica Huang An. PiuitM ul Teresa Mao Huanj; Vaqian (Charlenc) Huanj; Lauren Michelle Huey { ' itii Enjjin VTinj; Sfidnufi Sara Elizabeth Huey Political Science Woo Huh Hau-Yee Sharon Hui .V(.il vi4l ii .inj Cdl fi.iiluo Sharon Wei Hun Shins; Yan Hunj; ATvfltuvliirt Elan.i Beth Be ' er Huttcr I ' Ui rji,.,(.u.l.ir, ScuJif. FlfU Katherine Lc Huynh Jessica Tela Ifuruni; Osiokeh Isa Ikiiaro A ncan Anvrtctin SttiAut 6f Miui Communuatumt Pi Be ITS enii ' fs ST()K HY Caitlin Green Tlie Mny 2007 C railiiirion i-errmonie began tin NViom. - In Jm . ' -J ' • (TVftfflShcemenr I ■ i.ulu.iimK seniors. Held annually at the Lirci ' k i hi-arn.-, Cjmvocation IS die only L ' niwrsiry-widc c ent wlicrc graduating seniors from all academic disciplines come toKcther and celebrate their achievements. Alter the late 1960s, the L ' nivcrsity stopped holding an overall graduation ceremony and chose instead to Ilkus on departmental graduations. It w-as not until 1989, after the Senior Class Council requested that the event be reinstated, tliat the University agreed to hold the event. The Senior Class Council, now known as the Califomians, ans the annual Convocation witli the University .alitomia Alumni AssiKiation. Convocation included a focessiiU t i students and faculty in colorfti n light of a custodian strike, L ' C Berkeley I lor Robert Birgeneau addressed the vi ui, and their families, as well as student and .• mini speakers. Birgeneau was selected ti ' K- th(. keynote commencement speaker after film star Daij Glover announced that he would not .TOSS the Amirican Federation of State, C !■ ly and MunicipA Employees Local 3299 picku Ine until the univ mty increased custodian wagi- I1 e last-minute chJ ' i- was a repeat of the Mas J 06 ceremony, whose cvnote speaker, Califomi i ire Assembly Speakei I abian Nunez, refused to li.jss the picket lines ol rhe ongoing janitor ' s strike. " As leaders of the senior class, we respect Mr. Glo er ' s decision luit to speak at die university- wide commcncenuiit, " said members of the Califomians in a ftitement. " Ultimately, this is an issue that is biA;er than the event itself an unfiirtunate for A year ' s graduaring class Nc ' ertheless, the group ■ and die University - encouraged stiideii to attend die e ent, which filled alx)ut one-foiurh of the Greek Theatre Students reccivv .1 their diploma , howi- er, the dozens of indi ' iJual ceremonies held throi May 21 by rf pndividual schools, colleges depattmcnts P total, roughly 6,800 bachel degrees wercHonferred, along with more di tl 3,000 iiiastcfl doctoral and professional degre . j pppyf .tM A Jnerse set ot luminaries ottered inspiration and practical advice t. graduates at May 2007 ceremonies. Among the speakers were: Sabeer Bhatia, founder of Hotmail and named by Time magazine in 2002 as one of the " People to Watch " in international business. He addressed graduates in Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Econi my of Industrial Societies, Consenation Research Studies, Litin American Studies and Middle Eastern Studies on May I 7 in Zellctbach Auditorium. Brett Cooke-Dizney, an artist, addressed art practice graduates on M.iv 18 at the Berkeley Art Museum Sculpture Garden. Andrew Fire, Stiinford University- geneticist and UC Berkeley alumnus who shared the 2006 Nobel Pri:e in physiology and medicine. He will speak to mathematics graduates on May 21 at Zellerbach Auditorium. Sylvester Gates Jr., director of the Center for String and Particle Theory ' at tlie L ' ni ersit - of Maryland, spoke to astronomy, physics and physical science graduaws on May 18 m Zellerbach Auditorium. Robin G. Kelley, professor of anthrop logy and African American Studies at New York ' s Columbia University and author ot FrecJom Dreams: The Black RuJicul muKituHKin. spoke to ethnic studies graduates on May 18 in the Zellerbach Playhouse. Kate Levin, L ' C Berkeley alumna and commissioner of the Ne v York I ir ' Department of Cultunil Affairs. She spoke to English r ep.imiient .raduates on May I at the Greek Tlieatre. Carey Perloff, artistic director at the Amcric-an Ctmservatory Theater. IVrloft addressixl Department of Tlieater, Dance and Performance Studies graduates on May 16 ai Zellerbach Playhouse. Page I 77 I Seniors Senior Reflections " The conversations at Cal are like no others in the world. People 1 ha -e met only a tew minutes past have changed or at least opened my perspecti ' es in a matter of minutes. Yes, it is a huhhle, hut it is a huhhle we all emerge from ready to accept the constancy of change. " - Kaitlin McSwezney, Mass Communications " My legacy is the benefit concert for Darflir witli Yellowcard, .Aesop Rock, and Mates of State in the Cireek Tlieatre. Wt rkin ' j; tor SL ' PERR has i-mt only allowed me to leave a lasting impression with students on campus, but also to make die lx st friends ot my lite and skills tor my future. " - Alexander Young, Psycholog ' B G 2007 I P.1KC 178 Hildc al lorj a Hiitor. Eghosa Isa Inu-rdii ipiinan Studus Fuld Rxiigious Stiuiies Fa Tna Ishaq nttilofminl Stuilif5 Erina UhiJa Katriyani Ito Politicul Scii ' n c Hanna Jacobsen Anlhropolo) Ashley James fnU ' Tjiui iJintir. Suidtei Field Krystle Jauregui Anthropology Joshua Jeong nlt- tjtui- Biology Shirley Linda Jiang Hoi Van Jim BujiniTss .A.Jminntrii(ion Justin Morgan Johnson A man AmcTkun Stiuiut Shci ' ; JiilinsKii Kelly Ann Dominguei Johnsion Michccia Jones Sydne Jones Lnal Stutius 9 SocioJoo Page 1 79 I Seniors Oof seniors STUDIED ABROAD H W Z - U X O Q $ 9 O S o u o D M 2 T IJC Student | fN ifcrfARTI CI PANTS IN 2OC7 f 1 ' nstitutio ' Worldwide B G 2007 I Page 180 LIFE LESSONS FROM BERKELEY TO GHANA s ' ' Senior reflections on study abroad .•«;s " S kBHP iTORV BY Diane Sadowski A 1 sat down to write this reflection on both lVjiiV Fall 2006 experience studying abroad in jhana and the past four years at Cal, I found t much harder than anticipated. There was tlie rustration ot trying to recall details and events swt re I would ne ' er forget, and the challenge f summariiing so many intangible yet significant ife lessons... EssoN i: Flexibility Tht)ugh this realization might run contrary popular believe aKiut Berkeley students ' esponsihility. organization, and general )reparcdness (cough cough ncrdlncss cough ough), one of the biggest lessons I have learned rom my time herc is flexibility, one that came in landy from the very beginning: A icr standing in odyssey-like lines at SFO and noring through the light to Neu Yorlc ' s JFK airport. 1 am m onneil that do not han ' ihf proper Visa lisii Gh ina; ihcre ore, 1 CANNOT GET ON AY FLIGHT TO ACCRA (Ghana)... Thai means uas stuck all alone m Neu Yorlc Cil or four ays... After a few hours of mental sel - Iadulaiion. Itcided to reframe this situation (thank you Sociology ourses. ' ) as an opportunity to see the Big Apple, a city i hich I neier properly iisiied... " (8 2 2006) Without the lessons in flexibility afforded to me by my time at Berkeley, I would never have been able to cope with such a catastrophic collapse in plans. My thanks to required courses that filled up before my TeleBears, midterms that were moved to perfectly coincide with paper deadlines, and the emotional roller oaster of apartment hunting. Lesson 2: Tkving " and some other study abroad students sampled a local delicacy called palm uine for the rst time. Let me tell you, few things are funnier than uaiching eight people Irving 10 pretend to enjoy something that, frankly, tastes like pulpy, rotten grass... It uas cenainN a lesson in cultural diplomacy... " (8 21 2006) Though the campus dining halls have yet to offer delicacies such as palm wine, many aspects of my years at Berkeley have primed me for tr ' ing new things. From participating in a new club or activity to raising my hand in an 800- person lecture, Berkeley opened my mind to new experiences. The ability to overcome fear associated with trying new things was a crucial element of my college experience. Lesson 3: Failing Most students at Berkeley are familiar with the specter of failure; whether it be choking during the last minute ot an intramural siKcer game, bombing a midterm, or trying to figure out how you are going to make it through your major{s) before you completely bum out. Study abroad offers you chances to tail on a scale grander than you could ever imagine. " recentK took part m the intercollegiate cross counlrv race. Though did m best to represent enthusiastic yet talentjeioid exchange students eteryuherc, tuo thirds 0 the way through the race m hip buckled and collapsed on the ground. ..TTius my illustrious Ghana running career ended uilh me licking glycerin pouder out of my hand and ualking noodle-legged up to a podium to accept my box of laundry soap ' for participating. ' Though eared that had irreparably tarnished the image of the Cali omiuns abroad, the pats on the hack (and belly laughs) got from Ghanaians and exchange students ;usi for trying made the experience uorthuhile... " (1 1 2 2006) Both Ghana and Berkeley taught me to embrace the positives that come with occasionally biting the dust. I learned from those experiences; I realized that tiiilure is not as terrible as you think and that it is better (and or funnier) than if you never tried at all. Lesson 4: Appreciation This memory from Ghana made me realize exactly how much 1 tcxik for granted in my life as a Berkeley student and Califomian; " ...running uaier in dorms here is more of a nice surprise than a constant amenity. Houeier, about a month ago ue reached a new extreme. Not only uas the water out for eight straight days, but our trusty PolyTanks lay barren for the last four of those days... History harkened back to the Great Depression; soup lines replaced by bucket lines and runs on uaier tanks instead 0 runs on banks... " (12 2 2006) Facing such h.indamental challenges in Ghana alerted me to the privileges and opportunities of going to Cal: learning from amazing professors, continually meeting phenomenal people, and accessing all the resources Cal has to offer, like working bathrooms. The daily stresses of college life make it easy to forget how fottunate I am to be part of such a fantastic learning communiry. In Conclusion " My time in Ghana more than anything has made me uani to lii life uith joy and apprecuiiion of all the uvnder ul people uho touched my life and the experiences learned from throughout college... " (12 21 2007) Thanks for four great years, Berkeley! Countries Percent o k Students Receive Financial Aid Mini Minimum GPA TO Participate Months Minimum to Process Your Application Page 181 I Seniors Jiili.i Hn.iii -Hcc Junt; Kay Juni; MoUcular an! Oil Biology I ' uhU. ILahh Negar Kahali StJtntr. Gabriel Alemseged Kiihsav RiMi.ilJ JoM. ' ph K.1II. Jr. t (w.,.i,.U ImhIH. Hobin Kiln;: Sung-Kook Kan Miijs Cotiimwnttulumv Ming Cheng Kao Et ctncal Enpneenng and Compul r Sc wncc Yu-Ting Kao Economiii Victoria Anna Keck Gender anti Womcn ' i StuJit Smtulo Raymond Kel Buiinea AJministmtiim Eumtimuy Rachel Lauren Kenyon Poliriijal Sill-tin- Andrew Stephen Kerns )!:■■-. K aii D.ink-I Kerns (( -. Sara Jennifer Kheel Thialc. Xinit iinj Pt-r onnanit- Stujin Vicky Christy Khuury Inugramr Btolot B G 2007 I P.ii:e 182 1 met the loVe ot my lite in Clark Kerr. We ' re K ittin,i, ' married June 30, 2007! - Kandace Martin, Psycho ug) ' ' ' Hiik- cunj; Kim ();vni[i(mj KchukK and Managttnent Science Han Yi Kim Etonom 11 5 Hyun Ki Kim Jayoung Kim Biofn ' ittftTin Ji Young Kim MoIccnliiT and Cell Biology Psychology Min Chung Kim Spanisli Min Soo Kim Spdnuh Minyoung Kim Paiic 18 Sen I THE LIFE CYCLE of a Berkeley student Tomatoes are best picked " when tniit is evenly red but still firm, " accordinj; to standard texts on jjardenin);. NXTiat these texts omit is tliat tomatoes are best picked about halt an hour lietore an August sunset, when the fruit has gathered the warmth of the sun for twelve hours or so. A warm cherry tomato, eaten just seconds after being picked, has the capacity to send my taste buds into a frenzied excitement, sweet and tart vying for prominence in the moment ot enjoyment. It is with this memory in mind that I sow tomato seeds under the rains ot February ' . It would take five of these seeds to cover my thumbnail, yet given fertile soil and tavorable growing conditions, a miniscule tomato seed can become a plant tht)usands of times larger than the original seed. Eiich seed, equipped with a small stock of nutrients, is released in hopes that it will land, by chance, in nourishing soil. Four years ago, I, too, was released into the wind of change. Like a seed, I carried a limited stock of nutrients, for me knowledge, experiences, and interests rather than carbohydrates, as I set off in search of fertile ground in which another cycle of my life would begin. I landed in Berkeley California, i.OCC miles away from my upbringing on the east coast. Despite the change from loblolly pines to redwoods and coast live oaks, UC Berkeley provided me with perfect germination conditions: challenging, rigorous academic classes, ample opportunities lor exploration outside of my field of study, and the ability to reach beyond the necessarily limited scope of my undergraduate courseu ' ork. Upon landing in such fertile soil. 1 quickly put out riKtts to be enriched by the university and the surrounding community. As rich loam to a pregnant seed, UC Berkeley has providc-d me with extraordinary opportunities, and I have grown greatly from those of which I took advantage. Although I have spent many hours in lectures and engrossed in KK)ks and problem sets ovet the past four years, some of my experiences outside of the classriKim stay with me most vividly: bird sroRN B " ! .Adri.w Down watching ,it the Berkeley Marina with professor and renowned poet Rt bett Hass, an optional field trip as part of his course " lntrt)duction to Environmental Studies " ; seeing the high schiK l students that I had wtirked with for the past three months tlirough the Environmental Sciences Teaching program beaming on Cal Day after demonstrating their final projca to their friends and family, achieving more then some of they themselves believed was within their capacity; shaping clay on a potter ' s wheel in the ASUC art studio, moving from complete amateur to something very little more than that over the past three years; trekking miles by foot and by bus, literally running all over Berkeley, to keep housing appointments and find myself a place to live; getting a hug from an entire pre-schtx)l class, all at once, after giving them a tour of the Student Organic Garden. My experience at Berkeley has not often been easy, academically and sometimes also personally, but my myriad experiences have given me a deeper appreciation for the diversity of intellectual inquiry and the ever-present possibility of employing the great knowledge gained ftom such an education to positively impact tlie lives t)f others. I have changed in the last four years, ennchevl by the important lite lessons that I carrv with me. I also have a much wider repenoire ot amusing anecdotes and stories of things that could happen " only in Berkeley. " Time prtKeeds cyclically for annual plants. Nearing the end of the growing cycle, the viracity of tile plant is transferred from the vegetative U dy. a vesnge of the past which tails back into the soil, to tile tiny seeds, equipped.! to Ix-gin the cycle anew and inhised with promise tv r the Kiiure. As I ne;ir the end of my undergraduate eduction, I feel that I. tix), am preparing to set off for new ground. Nourished I ' ly the knowledge and experiences that I have gained dunng my time at L ' C Berkeley, I will Ix- able to thriw no matter where the winds of change m;iy take me. B G 2007 I Page I H4 Pige 185 I Seniors Sproiil Handbillers EarthciLiakes Homeless People Not Getting Straight A ' s Politician Social Fears Professors Oski Bear Other Not Enoujzh Time ' 500 RCTp(in»« I ' llOIUS m LlHANCJlANG B G 2007 I P.ii!c 186 Sun Hyunj; Kim CKtmkiil Enjlinivnni; Sung A Kim :onomici Andrew Ross King Etonomki PoUitiat Science Caleb Reginald Kirk N ' ictoria Maria Klyce Em iToniiu-ntii! Stk-tut Elspeth Louise Knhlcr English Kimberly LkuIm ' Koike Anna Angelika Koscielecka 6u5inL ' S5 AJmmijtTtition Kyoko Kushiro Enjliih . („ltvul.ii and Cell Biolouj Louise Jeanne Kutten-Cottrel! ntt-iJiKiplimir. StMciiot Fu ' lJ Nadya Ku:netsova M.il.-. 1.1,11 ..nJ evil Bioloij Moon-Kyung (Michelle) Kuon Film StuJiii Joyce K«on;; Christy Laguardia Chun An Lai E..™„mu. Jean Yi-Chin Lai inJuilTkil Eniincerinn and C)|VTaftoni Rtuan:h Page liST ,. Corps Career fairs, hoited by the Career Center, are constandy iA-cr-btH kcvl ! ■ nsiring companies, makint; them an excellent Miurce tor seniors to finJ an internship or a joh. Oimpanics ohen compete to be present at the fairs for a chance to meet Berkeley students. Some even rccniit students as cariy as their st phomon: ear lur internships that may transition into a pait-time or tutl-fime posinon once they graduate. Ethan Giano 28.5% Off-Campus 27.8% Don ' t Ha e One 26.4% On-Campus 1 0.4% Volunteer 7.0% Research •411 R. | .HM- B6lG 2007 1 P..i;c 188 do you HAVE A JOB ' I ha ' c wxirkeJ in rhe ASL ' C Auxiliary SaiJcnt Publications Office tor three years and enjoyed the day-ttveiay nteraction with saident publication groups. E -er ' publication offers the campus and community insight into he -arious interests and passions of stiklent writers. With difterent job opporumiries on campus, I am glad o have found such a dynamic we)rk place. " - Jennifik Sta. Inf.s, Geography top ten MAJORS IN DEMAND ' ALCorilini; t. lor V ' lUl. tk Jtv i r ir aiJcntN Accounting; Business AJminisrration Managment Computer Science Electrical Engineering Mechanical Enj, ' ineering Intiinii.irion Sciences and Systems Marketini: M.irkeriny Management L impiiter Enyineering Civil Engineering Economics Finance P.1CC i " ' I cmi ' rs K.iMi» iul J. Lim M,.l,.i.i.,. .111.1 1 .11 lii.il. o Rebecca Yucc Lan Lam Ethrih Slujift. Stx ' iaJ UVI dic Tinnif Ts: Yan Lam Tony Lam An Marie Claire Lamh pTrnch Polnwal Ei-onom of InJuslruiI Stvuti.. Benjamin William LamK-rt M.,.. I „mmur„t,i.„„„ Kathcrine Maria Langer Amhn)piilo): X ' lvlufmu-nl Stu.iir Marisa K. Lau Business AdmtmitTiUwn how much do YOU PAY for rent? Shu Leung Lau EUcwcal EnjiiKCTing and t,«ml »ut S,u-n, . Dana Lavian Emily Lau Michael Huan Le MoUcular and Cell Bioloc. B G 2007 I Page 190 Benjamin Jong Let .Mol(,ul.iT ,inj (, -ll fli .(o : Ho Ki Keith Lee Eicudmks Mut urrmitics. Applud Jee Yun Lee V ' uth (inj SouthAlII AiUin Stiuius John S. Lee Butin«;ss AJminutruiton Juny Taek Lee f: ,..i...ni., Jungmin Lee Film Slujicv Monica Lee AlihlUVtUTi- Sung Lee ■ ' «1 Ris| .nv Tae Ue Yun Hee Lee Leng I Leong iiutini ' !ti .AJminnlTutiOTi Rcgina luan Leong Bunnell AJmmiJtfutton r.iiic 1 I I Seniors 1 was homeschooled my cnrirc life (except for a brief foray into public school in Kuirrh fjrade) until I graduated high school at age 15. 1 went to community college tor 5.S years (got two AS degrees and a web publishing certificate) and transferred to Berkeley at age 20. 1 completed my B.S. in n ' o years and got invoK-ed in PILLS, the pre-pharmac ' club. 1 recently got accepted to UCSF tor pharmacy school - the ft pharmacy school in the nation, and I can ' t v ait to start in Fall 2007! - Hilary Campbell, Nutritional Science Alc .Tnder H. Leung n[wni, ' int-fTtn»; Chi diinj; Joyce Leung CIlin Man (Ambrose) Leung Ka Yan Leun ; Etonomu Sander Yuchen Leung Sandy Leung Pollluul £tunom o InJufCTidl Witl; Matthew David jn n Hm. ' - Betty Li n(rTilu ;if lifuir Stuttiei Fui l B .G 2007 I Page 192 ! andv V. Liao MitltvuiuT Eimronmcnui Biology Hanna Younj; Lini Stephanie Anne Lim N ' utTilionui Stii ' nit ' Sung Hvuk Lim Busi?it ' s5 AJministTdtion Julie Chen Yu Lin Art, Prdcta-f ' ! Melody Dinij-Vii Lin Rusini. s AJmmi5tnHi( n Randie Lin An. Pnii-ncc of Loni Ling MolfciiluT and Cell Biology Lorraine Ling MoltVuldT unj C ' ll Biolog Pei Simon Liu rht-mkul Hitjloo MoItrc ' uLir and Ctfli BioJoci Ruijing (Caroll Lin Xiao Liu Hilton W ' ai Shing 1 ' I 11 11 tni:iniVTin Havah Loehrer Sydno ' Boi Thoi Long MclcvuitiT jnJ Oil Biolojo Numdonal Scieiuv Xilin Long Chrmk ' ul Enginerrtni r,ii; - I ' ' " " -ni ' Cindy Lopez An. PraclKf of Socuil Wfl iiTC Ginamaric Lope: Gcnnun Fofcslrf and NtituTilI K«:wiuti, Tara Marie Lope: Phiimoph - Colin Christian Lorentzen MolK A. Lnusjhran Arturo Miguel Lozano I ( 5 H C 5 3 Q Q Q w Less Than Three Four o Five B G 2007 I Page 194 J ' ill Studies C Economics Alexandra Carter Macarthur Enjiiish Anna Mah KUccuLi, unJ CM Kiul..!.-. Kathr ' n Emley Maher KeN ' in Morgan Major PfjCc " and Con Iicl SluJu ' i Ghulam Reia Khan Mnlmirchegini .VIolcculiii .inJ CrII Bmi..,-. Moises Soloria Mnlonj;, 111 Cui( EnpniVTini; Gemma Markham An. Hiiton o ' Six Seven Nine Ten or More Patfi- |0 = • ' - ' IL • =! " T »i P S [- H (J One - Two , Blocks Three - Five Blocks _ Kiindace Sha l n Miiniii Juilul . Leila Davina Martin MuUIe EflJtCTTi Stvdui Pta : : iiiij Con iut Siuji.- William Martinez I •• ■ SluJio Erica Lynn Maulhardt Inlfgratiiie tiiotoo James Patrick McBryan Electrical Endinct-nnj; and CompmcT Svit-nn- Kaitlin McSwcenev Mins C.((mmunkii[inn Tammv Medrano ATifiiUMuii Sebastian Maximilian Medvei Politknl Science Michelle Joanne Meijer A :i..(ih-. M e? PhMki Geraldine E. Mel(;ar Nicole M. Merinci Enjelnh Politkul Vitni. Megan Michaud Legal StuAtc K lQ 2007 I Pau - 1 " Five or Moj Blocks I MOR] CKS I More Than One Mile Far Enough TO Commute 51S KtH Christina Marie Mitchell An. Pr.iaia ' u; Sapna Deepak Mithani Norayr Mnatsakanyan, Jr. P ' lfinail Eionomv uf InJujtTidl Soctetiei David Roy Moon Elise Anne Morf;an AtI. HlJlOT of Alexandra Noel Morri on Muss Ccmmunkutionj Rebecca A. Moss PuhUc Hfjllh Olivia Ho-PinK Mui PrillKaii S lcHi.- Thomas Paul Muni: Mi hilnkji EnninciTin ; Marianne Naro Ani iTupoloo Rebecca Emily Nash PuHu Hfilih Daniel R. Navar Clasjk ' 5 P.iKC 1 7 I Seniors inita Nc ' kkaiiti ElfLtrwal Enjtinwrinj; jnJ C ' limpHU-T .Vn-ntc Evelvn Noriko Nelson fiirlij ioui StuJio Joanna Liu N TTwutiTT. Dance »mJ PrT iirmamf SiuJu ' Wai Yiu Nk Ch,:m.ilt-. Hai Hoang Nguyen Kent Nguyen Quyen Nguyen Buiini ' ii AJmmijtratiuti Tiffany Trang Thu Thi Nguyen Busineit Aiimtntsnation B:onomi ' Kir t .■n Lee Nicholls Lritla Nicholson AnlliTopoloi Christine U. Nicolas Busings -AJminiitTatiyn Mai» Communuution ' Martin Paul Nietu Maj» CoTTimunuationi z 0 U U ; W Q X -1 ■c - ai Hi I 1 B .G 2007 I Page 198 types of HOUSING OPTIONS Universiti- Housing Options Single, dimHc, triple, or quadruple room; douHe or triple mini suite; single, double, triple or qu;idruple room in suite Features Standatd Meal Plan (2500 points per year), which can he upgraded to tile Ptemium Plan ( lOOO point-s per year) at SI 75 per semester, internet, laundry, common recreation areas and kitchens Walking Time to Sprol ' l Plaza 51 5 minutes University Apartments Options Channina-Bowditch Apartments, Yoriui Wada Residence Hall Apartments Features Kitchen, li -ing dining area, study lounges, indi idual conne ctions to campus communications network, recreation rooms, laundry rooms, covered hicTcle parking, university phone lines, tiilly furnished, meal plans are not included Average Rate $869-994 month at Channing-Bowditch, $740-81 2 month at Wada The University Students ' Cooperative Association (USCA) Options 20 coop houses and three apartment ciimplexes Rate S760, ' month in addition to live hours o labor each week to maintain the house . menities Food, utilities, hirniture, workshops and events Greeks Features Fraternities and sororities have traditionally provided a family-style living environment for their members. Students must participate in rush in order to gain membership. International House Features Provides housing tor appr «imately 300 international and 300 domestic students Rate S 5.000 to S4,500 semester, including meals Location Top of Bancroft Way Boarding Houses - private residence halls Options Gorrill House, Hill-ide Residence Hall, Tau House, Telegraph G.immons, Westminster House R M K ' ,irit ■ Three ) Four or More I i J Page 199 j Seniors c.m Aluxiindcr Nord Jennifer Alberto Obana Lilia D. Ghana Chika U. Obih Busmt ' ji AJminiitT.iiii " On d visit home, 1 went out with some friends where we started to talk to this cute guy. I had maybe one too many drmks and began to conspire with three ot my friends to steal this guy ' s awesome red leather jacket. In a swirl of dancing and more drinks, eventually, the red jacket ended up in my hands. Later on, I found myself at the corner donut shop enjoying a dozen donuts with my friends while showing off my new jacket down the catwalk (sidewalk) and the bonus sunglasses I found in the pocket. - Anonymous Chank-lk Oh Sang Kvnn Oh Erissamac Cadiz Olandria Laura Olivas l Hni StuJict R .G 2007 I Page 200 binitia CuiiiUi.- DKcm Jadyn Marie Omara Mass Communictitionj Susana Lucia Orozco MplcVuluT and Ci " [l Biolo Ro.san};ela Orti: Thomas Au|i;u t O scck, 111 Gabrielle Michelle Owen Hiilon NaUni Meera Padmanahhan Moli ' cuttir and CcU IkaUto c ' INvhoIofO Heena Deepak Panchal Moflculur and Lxll liioioffy Kimberly Victoria I ' anelo Gi:nj4;T and Womi-nj SliiJu ' Gitt (Poranec) Panitchavan koon Chemiltt) Zachar ' Alexander Papas Art, HiMor. 0 Nikoiaos Paranomos Bujini ' ii AJminiwrtiium Economic! Hy ' unf; Vouli I ' .irk Film .ru,l: . Juhvun Park Muv» t (immunuiinon! Kvie Justin Parker Filni SluJu ' Gabrielle Padilla Patacsil Payc 201 I Seniors Uiura Mane i ' aiajo Art. Hnturi o EngUih Ashtsh Paresh Patel Michanujl En emt-fTini; Div a Patel IntCTiiiscipIiruiri SiuJut Fu J Joseph Klaypeen Sumaylo Peralta Elhnk Sttuitc-i IntrrJiKiplinart Slt(Jii ' .( FiiU Marcia M. Perata H Elena Pere: J 4 1 Eiizabet Marie Per: Thiattr, Dana and PtrrfomuinLi- SluJit-i Renee Pesiri Business Admmuiration i f 1 Moryan Marie-Claude Pessereau ciir Eastern Studies Anthony Joseph Petrancosta PoUtiCtil E unom of JnJu CTial Socitk Camellia Pham Yvonne Thanh-Nga Dao Pham Renee Rachel Philip (, ' HcmiLjl En mttiir, Mandy Axelle Philippine MfiVuinudf EnKini ' i-rmi: Erica Evette Phillips ntritiiwiplmiiri SluJu ' i field Charles Hampton Pierce Qhcmtsfr, B G 2007 I PaKc 202 favorite ON-CAMPUS FOOD 25.5% 18.3% 12.1% 11.7% 8.6% 6.7% 4.3% 3.5% 2.8% 6.5% Free Speech Movement Cafe Bear ' s Lair Crossroads Golden Bear Cafe Gelateria Naia Ramona ' s DC3 Pat Brown ' s Clark Kerr Odier Terrace Cite, Be.ir Market, Tlie Den, Foothill DC, 1-House. Fito Cafe (Haas) ' 402 Rcsptmses race 10 I Seniors I started at Cal in 1 995 and left tlie foIKiwiiij, ' year. After we rkirifi, jjettinfj married, and hax ' inu nwi kkK, 1 returned to Cal in 2005. I finished Illy List n ii years wliile workinu part-time and tr anf, ' my best to be a yood mom and wife. - Phoebe De La Cruz, Legal Studies Ma ' umi Qin Pierce Nicholas Andres Pineda Johnson Wcili Poh Economuj Walhcnuilw. Cher l Pon t.,.!;.li Craig Pope luiuhcn Qi Maria Melissa Qucmada C hi ' mi.aj EnjjintrTinj; Aldys Madeline Ramos Man Communuulioni S ... ! ■ BcSiG 2007 I PaKc 204 T A W Emmanuel Perez Ramos LiKul Sliuiifs Soitolog Dean Albert Ramser English Eva Ren N ' utTiliondl ScwTWe Jose G. Revnoso Kelly Unn Rich Hislcr. Jonathan Dow Rigotti Carita Lyn Riordan Hiirorv Jenna R. Roca Filfn SluJif-s Political St-iimcc Paloma D. Rocha EniiTonmcnuil Eccmomk} iiiui Potu Adrian Ocla io Rodrijjuc: SocioIo); Adrina Rodriguc: Mass Communuamms Brittany AlliMni Rii;;crs Lt ' ffal SluJk Cecilia Romo-Rtimo Pojitual .Vienit Q TTwdtrr. Ddiw ami Pn otmanff SluJics Reza Ronaghi ( ' hrmual Hmliio Kenneth T. Roniniillo PuHk Hrullh Daniel Nach.in Rosclle HMl.ir, Pate 20S I Seniors Rebecca R. Row Bcnjiimin l-;i rciu ' Km Matthew R. Rnyal Elfftrudi Enninfj-Tinc tjnJ C-omputcr S uti ; Clur l Lynn Russell Kenneth Carl Ruthm, Jr. Ginevra Lillian Ryinan MolttuliiT Em iTimmtntjl Binloo Samana Sycda Saba InugratiK Bioloj MolfLuiiiT dtui (ell Hirll(l ; Anthony Thomas Sabbadini Economh Rafael Sabino Laurc Elisabeth Sabot Jessica Sacchao Marissa Teresa Saka);uchl Sodaba Samad HlWur. NUlika Samieivafa Marcio Philipo Sanchez AnfiilaiuT. Emmanuel Perez Santana Sociolotr- B U 2007 I PaKe 206 Lynn Z. Sazon Lisa Marie Sciarani Andrea Ellen Searby iL In 2005 1 walked on to rhc track team ani.1 was rhc unJerdofj from rhc day 1 stepped on rhc rrack. 1 didn ' t get very many opporrunitics ro run or prove myself to my teammates, hu r in 2006 1 ran anehor-leK in the 4x100 Relay against Stanford in Berkeley, and we were victorious. That was the greatest moment in my lite! - Allx Beitashour, Business Adininistralion Paec 207 t S.-rvii.rs bv R THE PAST FOUR YEARS .- ' new chancellor ROBERT J. BIRGENEAU SIIIK-I 111 111! ANY HOANG Before Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau there was Chancellor Robert Berdalil who served as UC Berkcle ' ' s chancellor for sc en years before retirinK. In thos seven years, he began an aggressive campaign to update the campus ' s aging facilities, raising over SI billion and investing the hinds in our libraries and other physical construction of the campus. They have retrofitted aKiut eight or ten major campus buildings in addition to the development ol new ones such as the Health Science Initiative and the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest ol Society (CITRIS). He also took on the role as campus moderator between student ' . ' roups as they clashed over the Middle East conflict and September 1 1 . 2001 . Alter having been president and a professor of physics for four years at the I niversity of Toronto and dean of the Department of Physics at Massachusetts Instinite of Technology, Robert J. Birgeneau became our ninth chancellor on September 22, 2004. Even being new to the University of Calilomia system, he was not new to the issues such as the dwindling state support and fonds. Birgeneau has always been a firm beliexer in diversity and took steps in reversing Proposition 209, which banned affirmative action in the admissions process. Since his inauguration. t hancellor Birgeneau has voiced his efforts to raise the minimum wage for Berkclev employees and to increase financial aid for students from low-income families. Ht is ver ' much committed to impronng campus in all ways, whether it be spons icademics, research, infrastructure, or facilities. new faces of TELEGRAPH AVENUE sii]K in KiMBf Ri.Y Lin Stores along Telegraph Ave. such as Gap, Ric Camera, Cody ' s Eiooks and Kxpress have closed and been replaced with other chains such as Walgreens and I hipode, both of which have been major successes. Chipotle targets the students who need a quick lunchtime that is familiar, filling, and economical. Walgreen though heavily overpriced, is much more convenient than the original Shamuk location and serves many students who need quick groceries or prescription dni ; Many of these new businesses were brought in to resitaliie the economic downnirn tli.it was hitting the street. Also in consideration are prop» sals to replace the Bear • Lur ' s The Coft ' ee Spot with a larger chain such as Starbucks " or Peer ' s Coffire. Ni ' only Telegraph, but the rest of Berkeley could soon be relying on larger chains i. improve the declining economic situation. In addinon to these store changes, the cnirfew for business has extended from tlu original 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. for Fridays and Saturdays for businesses that do not mI alcohol and 1 2 a.m. for those that do. Extensions for the hours of operations can 1 1 obtained through permits. These changes were implemented to sansfy- the studio demands of longer hours and the business demands ot supplying the laic-nici student market. Tliere have also K-en priiposals to clean up Telegraph, with plan- including 5360,000 to add undercover police, foot and bike patrols, and sidi-w.ill swix-ping. According to local business owners, there has since been a significat decline in drug-dealing and other criminal ,ictinties. B G 2007 I Page 208 itftiniHiiiniii Til .m ' lillHiiim ■•■••■•■■•■■niiiiiiiniiniiiMi Hi, iiiiiiiiii Is ' „i»t.». !rss- nioore , " ' " J IIS nil S«turd«y OCT. 18 IWo pa •- -. ... free home football tickets A FIRST FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN STORY B CAITLIN GREEN To boost attendance at home football games, the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics began the tradition of giving away free tickets tor all home games to incoming freshmen in August 2003. " We are hoping to create a bond with athletics and a bond with the university- I...1 by creating this football tradition early in their college life, " said Robert Hartman, the chief marketing officer for the department. The deal came during a downnirn in the overall re ' enues from attendance at home games. With Cal ' s first Big Game victor ' in seven years in 2002, Hartman also saw the deal as a great way for new students " to get invoK-ed in the blue and gold traditions at Cal. " And it ' s working: Cal set a school record tor average home attendance in Fall 2006. renewing the FOUNDATIONS OF EXCELLENCE STORY B " ! Li DIA SHIN Se eral construction projecrs have gone undcnvay since 2003, including the replacement of Stanley Hall, located on the east side of campus. Completed in 2006, the building houses offices and labs tor several sciences. Construction of the CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society) Headquarters began in 2004 and is set to be completed in 2009. The building will be a space for research, laboratories, offices, and even a 1 49-seat auditorium. Students w-ere unable to access Sproul Pla:a in Summer 2004 when the asphalt was replaced, new handrails were installed, and the intormation K)ards were rcnoxated. Residents at Unit 1 and 2 found themselves subject to the loud nois es of drillmg when building of the Underbill Parking Strucnire began in August 2005. Upon completion in 2007 the structure will house 1000 parking spaces and 1 sports field on top. Adding to the many libraries already present on campus, the I ' Starr East Asian Library is also to be completed in Fall 2007. niemorahlc SUPERB EVENTS AND GUESTS M()R H Lydia Shin Thanks to the work of SL. ' PERB, many famous acts have passed through the halls of Berkeley since Fall 2003. Michael Mixire came in OctoK-r 2003, as part of the tour for his Kxik, DnJc, Where ' s M Country. ' His talk was memorable tor the support of the pcilitical left and lambasting of right wingers such as President Bush and Rush Limbaugh. 2004 saw the appearance of comedian Dane Ctxik, who since his visit has risen in national popularity and has expanded his resume to include acting. In 2005 another actor comevlian. Bob Saget, ix-rlornn i m Wheeler Auditorium. Also known for their concerts, SL ' PERB brought Yellowcard ' campus in Spring 2007, in an e eni that raised SI 5,000 for Dartiir. Page 209 I Seniors Lauren Larlamc Nclnian Convnutiim »inj KcMimii " SfuJifi c ' Nisha Rajcsh Shall ' ,ilk H. Shahrodiiadh (Vluuul S,i,-n,, Nuzhat Shaikh Economy • Claire Farrah Shair-AH nlfrjiitipliniir. StuJk Ful.i Hewot Fclekcch Shankute MoJi Communicationj PoUtual Stu-nn David Shen Eni-iTonnwnwl ScKncis Puhlic Hcuhh Jing Shcn Suttistk Stiphanik Simos, hitcrdisciplithin Studies B G 2007 I Page 210 in Slii Waihcmattcs. Applied Hsin ling Shih MolfiultiT and Ct ' il BuAofff Sierra Dawn Shiplfv Shalaya Shipnian Joey P. Silver Economics Legal Stuifu- Jaclyn Nicole Simmons ArchiU ' Ctuu- Stephanie Melissa Simos nUTji iif ' Imiir. SluJk ' i Field Alina Yuen-Pui Siu EntiTonmcnuil Scicnct Natalie Nicole Smart Nicholas E. Smith Politicul Scit-ncv Christopher Joseph Smvrniotis C mlC(ll Science Adam Snyder l tloiophy Chih-Ning So An. Priictice of Jane Juhae Sohn Economic » Paul Jin Sohn Puiinett .•VimmitMiiiion Eileen J. Song Economic) r.iec -11 I Si-niors Ansa Soontraviratana Muli ' LuItn (inj C.VII liwlui Peria Zamudio Soria GiorKi I ' aniskevas Sotiras ATlflltlMUTi ' Allison Sparks JiTciiiN Ali.- .uiLli. ' r Spccr Andrew Sponrins; Jennifer Manansala Sta. Inc Jcinaihan Stearns ArchiwctuT. Kyle Ross Stephenson Businesi AdministJatum Man (.lommunwalioiw Cheryl Anne Stork Inugratnt Bioloicj KioUcuUit and (.Vd Biofoo Andrea Danforth Stover Christian Edward Strohni Joy Roan-Jean Su Royce Suliawan Ying Jie (Wendy) Sun Molecular arui CVII «i. l.v PivKol.. Nicolas Andrew Suryono Induitrul Enfttuenni and Optritliom Reitaji ' B G 2007 I Pane 212 lMr;ili Sutarji Siisantin Inu-gTulut: Biol(»k: Shauna Christine S»ccne ' Kaori Takyu Dfttlopmi ' nl Scudk ' s Evan Carl Talmagc Puhhc Heahh Sabrina Yu Yin Tarn Business Aiiminislnuum Xiyuan Tan Mtith»fniu[iiS, Applied Benjamin Tans Economics Cary L. Tanner Sf)tmis i Portugufsf Mclanic Michelle Tanphanich Molecular and Cell Biology Ivane Ai Tat Economicj GcTman Matthew Alan Taylor Pi-tut unj C ' on Iicl SluJics Andrew Tesoro Political Science Psx ' hoiojp CI Page 21 3 I Seniors WIk-ii I was a freshman, my friends and 1 t)ukl riJc the 51 around town when we were bored. C ne day tlie hus went over a speed hump, and one of my guy friends kissed me. It was our first kiss, and we ' ve been together ever since w - Elise Morgan, Art History favorite MODE OF transportation Sneakers 92.2% Bicycle Scooter Skateboard M ' M Rrs[«:.tun 6.6% 1.2% B6iG 2007 I Page 214 Jl f L ' ariil n I hanikul Ma Pyone Myat Thet MoltfCuluT and dll Biology David Virgil Thomas H,.: -, Eni - ul RiibanK TihatiKin Cynthia Jaye Tinloy Bimnfss AJmmiilmtion Trisha Tom SiKlolOj Roberta Diane Tonelli PoUiUiil Sc:cnic Social Welfare Puisitan Tong ArL ' KikYture One o{ my fawrirc mcnmries at Cal is Lkirint, ' finals when saidcnts decide U) ler louse and streak throLiLih the Stacks at Doe through Mottit. You got to love that Cal spirit. - Rebecca Nash, Architecture « S W A ' TV d% iAAki Ronald Zibanu Tong Economui 6 SiKwlo Natalie Alice Torin Polllkjl Silc-Tlic- Natalie Torres Muij t ' umtnunutitionj Potttwal Scirmc Leslie Annette Tovar ' ■■ ' tuJui Politwal Siicmc Page 21 5 I Seniors bcrkelcy THEN AND NOW Year 1987 2007 Number o{ Applicants 17391 47 374 Percentage Admittccl 54.8% 24.4% Nuniher of Registrants 6353 5294 Percentage of Applicants with 3.5 GPA 31.3% 61.6% Awrage Applicant SAT Scores 1133.21 1 302.67 Student Body Count 21267 2 3206 Female Population 46.6% 53.3% Male Population 5 3.4% 46.7% B G 2007 1 PnKc 216 Miuh-Clii Iran Mulccular and Ctrll Biology Tram Truong Mass Communicjiionj Polittcal Science Tiffany EmeralJ T ai Miltfli ' nuilk Ken Tsang MtvKuniail Enpneennfi Victor Wai Tak Tsoi Muss Communiaitions Elizabeth Ubaldo Mul.vulur Lind Oil Ff " .!.-- Gregory Hamilton .in Hocmii An, Priictkf of Cathleen Dela Pai V ' asquez njtistriat En mtVTin unj Opcmticinj Rcicarch Angela Mika X ' enturelli ■Moltiular jnJ evil Ihitlo Elba Elizabeth ' ilhi cnor Spunisfi Mariana ' orp Gusini ' ss AJmmiMTuIion Raymond Wai Moli-.uluT ,i.iJ C.ll Biolojj l ;i M grnndm;) t, ' r;Klu;it(. l troin Cal in l ' -) l. I wear her class ring tor 20(n.l luck on my niii.lrcrnis ant.! tmaK to rcniin;.! nic to work hard so that I can ' ' rai.liiarc, too. V GiNEVRA R MAN, Molaulcir Etiviro)iiihiital Biology ' Pau ' c 217 I Seniors Scacc ' Ling-Fun Wallace 6uim( ' 5) .AJ ' nmiitTiinon Mujii Andri-w Vuand Wanj; Chia-Hao Wanj; EUcvrical Entmecnnn and Ccmpuu-r Jwienti ' (? ' MdKTull Scicnvi " ami Enjimj-cTink; Dennis Wang Mechanical Engineering Emilv Wang MathcmtUWi. Applit-J Jason Hsing Wan Com nution anj Rt ' iourct SiuJu Yizhuo Wang Molecular anJ Cell B.uliv Maurten Costello Watkins Trade Watson Hlitory MtlElu-nuiriLi Colt Loui Weldon Hiitor. Matthew Milton Phillip Werner Megan Eileen Wessel Sociology Suntaek Wliang Aiuin Amt ' ncjn Stujii Chet Williams Jacquclvne Anioinctte William Hujinct) .AJminiitTdiio ' i Melissa Amy Williams Mail Cammunuattoni B G 2007 I Page 218 u I ' ve always thought that freshmen have a very distorted view ot distance. Because most ot them hve in dorms withm three blocks ot campus, they think anything past Dwight, Ellsworth, or Virgmia is too tar. Trying to find an apartment with my tellow treshmen was the most futile thing I had to do at Cal. - Anonymous t Ryan Williams PoUucal Siuiu. Melissa Rcikl- Wilson Jesse Ryan Wisnicwski H ' unsun Won Charl ' n Sweet-Lenj; Wong MoLvuiar cifui Cell Bu Io : Jacqueline Jia Chi Wonji Economw. Justin Harrison W ' on nk ' ifTtitii - Bi.(i»n.-t Soo Yin Wong MoIeculuT and Cell Biology ' anncs a in uc » ii Justin-Rene ' ej;a Woo Michael P. V ' u Polltual Sik-Hvi- Wen Cheng Jessica Wu Lini;tiiiiu.i P.ici- -I " I Seniors sioK ' i in Cm II IN Gki i plans for the FUTURE 54-2% 1 3.4% 10.9% 7.9% 7.9% 3.4% 2.3% Working Graduate school I don ' t know Medical school Tra el Liw school Other Militirv ' ; Pence Qirps; Teach for Americ.i; ViT scIhmiI; Dental schinil: PhaiTnac - mIkhiI; n.inclnn Aictini;; Interning ' ; Ofieniiii; a Hallmark (pttshup ' 28 Rctpunio Hiuhlighters, water bottles, and... a job. ' Besides an undoulxed l nt gimmicks. sniJents v -Jk au-.iy Iriim Career Center ewnts w -aliiabk ' networkin}; expencnce. . ' itliout;h lar),H: public universities olten haw tlie a ' put;itii n tur letnnf students tend tor themseK-es, L ' C Berkeley- h;is phenomenal post-j:tadu.ia ' services. Accoiding to a survey of graduating seniors in 2005. almost two in fi ' e UC Berkeley- students entcrinK the wiirkiorcc got their job- tlirxiugh onompus services. Fn m connecting students with aluinni u brin),Hny eniployvrs to c ampus, campus aiteer otfic " i;ils say diea- is a uidc -anety ot tiK ls a -ailable to students willing to use them. " We h.ixv one ot tile laigcst ciavr center serviix-s in die nation. " said Suiiinne HelbiL ' . a marketing cixirvlinator and career iixinselor on campus. " We otter ten plus catver fairs per «ir - not many campuses can say thiit " In 2006, lAtr 550 eniployvrs came to campus, and 28 pcivcni seniors got their job through the on campus recruiting system. " It w.i- ea-sy to apply to tluise com|Mnies. " siiid Patrick Chen, a senior majoring in chemical engiiKvnng and maa-n.-il scienix- and engimvnng. " (Tlie Cjiwi Center] dix. ' S a goix.1 |ob i f alliA ng y u to interview with them. " Still, tlie system may ni t Iv lor ever ine, .is many joK are olu-r geanvl toward stiklents «itli a patticular skill set or l ickgn und, such .«■ engimvnng. A.s an altematiw, career service oltiiials point to a diwrsi netuMrk of .ilumni and to career fairs directed at other sectors, such a? nonpi tits. They are confident tli.it ewry ni.i(or and skill set is markeobk Willi .1 little ettort 1 - the student " Cwiogle. Yahixi - I tliink anyxnie- capable ot getting a ji b at one ot those aimpanies, " said Helbig. BSiG 2007 I Page 220 Carter W ystracli ■MoUvuJuT and Oil BiotogJ Nan Kevin Xu Dalia Sarah Yadegar Polttwal Jk ' tcnci: Nicole Lindsay Yang ntrTiitjiifilinan Slujici FwU Susan Tianyang Ye Ltrt al StuJifs Socioiog Kyle Harris Yeates .Mt fuinii " ti[ Enjiint ' iTinj; Chia Hsin Yeh Coinf utfT Scitrnct ' Sung Ho Yi EUctTicai Enj;in«Tinj; and CompuKr Science Gloriana Yip Mnli .-u!(iT itnd CfM Biolof Frances Hoi Wun You Art, PruclUt: of Psyiholo Yun Yi You Chmcic Economiij Alexandra Lci h Viuiny P.xh.il.vv Robin Manyec Yu MolfLuiar and Cxll fltoloo Joyce T. Yuan Molfii I,iT .inj evil Pioli c» Constance Kahlcc Yuen Molrcul T iinj Oil Rtoluc r.iui- 221 I Senu.rs Victoria Vcc-Wa Yunn Molf.ul.lf .inj I ' .ll iiol..s Carl Frederick Zachrisson Amy Chi -uan Zhan); MoicVuLir and Oil Biol.-c. Han Zhant; EUancat Enpn«nng and Cvmfutn S.ittK, Michael John Zhanj; Malh(m.il;.v Al ' piuJ Zhilin Zhang ChtmKal En intvTinj; Material Scwiwe and Enjjinterin:, Bao Zheng Mechanical Enjjin.i-ri ' u Wcnjing Zheng i 1 M W W ( V c never seen S(i many naked people in Moffit my whole life. Ir wa.s Jurinjj finals ani.1 ir was 1 2 a.m. - Gabriel Kahsay, Sociology Elaine Zhong Enilronm nul Siifn.-f Hijltm B G 2007 1 r.ige 222 you did not 20 to BERKELEY, , until you have Chased kicked ted a squirrel Visited the Big C Attended a Big Game and a Bonfire Rally Gcme tt) the top of the Campanile Watched a sunset at the top of Barrows Hall Taken the 51 and the Transbay (F) Bus Participated in witnessed a streaking through Main Stacks Played with the huhhles in Ludwig ' s Fountain (on Sproul) Watched a performance in Zellerbach Auditorium Gotten lost in Dwinelle Hall Hikeci the Fire Trails Eaten at Top Dog Watched a SUPERB movie in Wheeler Auditorium Walked down College A ' e. and eaten at a restaurant there Participated in witnessed a protest Read slept played on Memorial Glade Tried pizza trom e erN ' pizza restaurant Walked through Sproul Plaza on a rainy day Rolled down 4.0 Hill Attended a ccMicert at the Greek Theatre Purchased a Cal sweatshirt Had a legitimate conversation with a street person Befriended ,1 homeless person Page 223 I Seniors Student groups are the heart and soul of campus life. Leadership and involvement in organizations fosters a community of peers, one pursuing a variety of goals within and beyond UC Berkeley ' s borders. From poetry slams to social justice, students take a stand and make a difference in ways unique to their diverse skills and interests. I- Debbie Bokoes STORY nv pRwrrs H C ' liwc. PHOTOS BY DCBBlt BORGUS In Its nrst semester, a new student ulunteer organization bridged the gap between Cal students and the Berkele ' community. The Berkeley ' Project (BP) organized an extensiw one- day student community service event called the Berkeley Project Day (BP Day) on November 1 1 , 2006. The day consisted of over 1 ,000 Cal saident.s working together at 43 project sites throughout the city of Berkeley. Collaborating with communirs partners, the Berkeley ' Projea coordinated student community service in the areas of city works clean up, landscape gardening, refurbishment painting and community enrichment. Students engaged in various activities from building playgrounds and planting trees to making meals tor tlie homeless and helping out at IcKal senior centers. " Overall, everyone who participated in the Berkeley Project had a good time. " said recruiting director Jeff Naeckcr, a junior double majoring in physics and economics. " They got to make a big impact on their surroundings while getting to interact with other students. " The Berkeley Project was modeled after the Detroit Project at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Since its establishment in 1999, the Detroit Projea has successfully linked snidents to the community, a goal the Berkeley Project adopted when it was founded in 2006. The group originated in March 2006 from the efforts of executive director Andrew Rowland, a senior majoring in applied mathematics and political economy of industrial societies, and Peter Do, a Cal alumni with a major in conservation and resource studies. Realizing that a majority of Cal students were not involved in the community, the group set out to bridge this widening gap. " We started BP m an ettort to mobili:e the tremendous size and energy of the Cal snident body towards the betterment of the community in which we reside, " said Rowland. " While there are many student service groups on campus, we saw a need to provide fun, easily accessible service events for students with little prior experience participating in service activities. " Due to the huge student population, the group believed that soidents could have a big impact on the Berkeley community. The ultimate goal was to create a network of service activities that would serve the needs of the city and its residents and forge a positive relationship between the campus and the community. " Our purpose was to unite students from all parts of campus under the single purpose of lifting up the community around us. in doing so we wished to encourage students to participate more frequendy in service activities and learn about needs in the surrounding community, " said Rowland. " As these goals were largely achieved, we couldn ' t be happier with the way BP Day txirned out. " Even after months of planning, though, the group faced challenges on the day of the event. " Because this was the first year of the group ' s existence, planning took a lot of work, " said Rowland. " Everything was a huge challenge, from finding and organizing service projects, to raising enough money to feed 1 ,000 students, to constructing the website, to planning the logistics of the big day. As a nc-w group, we also had little crc " dibility, so we very much operated at a grassroots level, doing most everything ourselves. " For a successful event, the group hoped to raise $17,000 in supplies and materials for the site projects as well as fixxl and t-shirts for the students. Big Ideas, an ininative whusc inisMui is to fund, support and encourage UC Berkele interdisciplinary student teams with " big ideas, gave a $5,000 grant to the group. Houwer, oi the big day, the group ' s food and t-shlit supplie ran low, and bad weather caused heavy rair Despite unpredictable occurrences, the groui still achieved its goal of recruiting at least 1,CV students for the event. With a highly successful event under its bcli the Berkeley Project decided to organize th Berkeley Projea Month (BP Month). In Mar l 2CI07, the group held a series of consecunv service events on Saturdays where student volunteered at sites organized around a theme fo that week. Under the themes of construction ani clean up day, community enrichment day an greening Berkeley day, Cal students participate in activities similar to those of BP Day. " 8:30 an IS kind of early for a Saturday though, " laughv. junior environmental economics and policy an, Chinese double major Jennifer Tse. " But gemn; so many Berkeley students to volunteer on th same day is a really cool idea. " Between BP Day and BP Month, the BcrkeU- Project left a resounding mark on the cirv Because it had never been done before, a te, like the Berkeley Projea required high levels . organization and ctxirdination with both tl students and the city. Indeed, the events ' succe depended on the ettorts of a sm.ill planning grou] who strongly Ix-licved in the group ' s mission an goals. " This is going to make the histor ' lxxik-. said BP Month participant and .senior molccul.i and cell biology and business major Tim Nguyvn " Maybe someday BP will become a staple of c.i student ' s Cal experience. " projectBerkeley B .G 2007 I Page 226 x (AKivc) ScconJ- ' cnr AnRcIn MinnamoTf pbnts fltiwrr in Pci plc ' s Park tor rhc Bcrkelc ' rn j « ' s lint annual BP Pay- The ntnc ' s cit ' -uiJc crti rts mduJcJ: at wvrk clean up, landscape, ' KanicninK. rchirhtshmcnCpainnnK and aimmuntt - cnrnzhmcnt. (Far left) F»Hirth- Tar Farhad FarahmanJ paini the Free Clinic It ihc Fir t Prcshvtcrun Church on Dana Stfcci. raroapanb ' - BP r a - b irked ai 43 profrct site thmun txir the ciry. ILcJt) Third rar Mai Pham paint utrrct ix lc4 on Shutuck Avrnuc. Pham pamcipjtcd with telKm member o the ' ictnamcse StiKlcni A » xTanon. one y wxrral sntJcnt oriMniution that put tt acther a ' team " K r BP [ a . Page 227 I Organizations I ThinlAtar rx miniquf Ycnko. tint- rar Sid Oirw:. fim-ycar [ MaJdainc Batat: and tirst- var Launce Oangv iray atrcnmr ai I • P4 .AA xlacc Pri j:nim meconj;- Mccnnjrs pnnided a venue H) uvrL on prtitcssional aU and nefwi»rk uith peers. tRij;ht) N Partnerb and AsKxnatcs cn]o the view ol San FranciMTo from Treasure Island alter voluntecnnn for Tax- Aid. Minianjrc adx-cnuires kepi Partners and Associates close and gave students oppt. rtu nines to explore what the Bay Area has to ofter. Da id Zhang, Lauricc Gango. Earl AKm. Kc in Sapad. Spencer Yoon. jennyleth Pcnanu. Madelamc Bamc. Collin Yec. Arvin Chua and Kimbcrly Quan participated in the day ' s events. (Far ri( i) Thint -ear Alfonwi Tan mentors first- car Marco Vmci on how to perfca his resume. Mentonng and priifessional dc ' elopment are lce ' mcfaU of P4, a student orn. ' aniunon aimo.1 at encouraginfi career paths among Pilipinos. B6cG 2007 I Page 22« Va - " Y Partnership for Pre-Professional Pilipinos STORY BY Joy Carmel Abaquin The 2006-2007 acaJemic year had its twists and turns tor the Partnership tor Pre-Protessional Pilipinos (P4). Despite what obstacles the officers, interns and members faced, they came out stronger than e ' er. As a group, P4 overcame internal issues, scheduling conflicts, e ' ent disasters and e •era! crises. Their dedication and de ' otion to rlieir tinn belief in P4 ' s mission of advancing Pilipinos and other minorities into professional ticlds kept them motivated and dri en throughout these hardships, and still maintained a loving and welcoming environment for everyone. In spite of challenges, they not only made major accomplishments, but also made P4 history. " This year, both P4 ' s mentorship and internship [••rograms have truly evoked, " said third-year economics major David Zhang, one of P4 ' s Senior Associates. Both programs have increased in terms of membership and number of e ' ents. The Associates Program has continued to help students fulfill academic requirements with its curricukim for school units, while the Mentorship Program has helped more students get accepted into the Haas L ' ndergraduate School ot Business. Witli the help of P4 and its ongoing commitment to professional development. Associates and mentees have achie ed se eral internship positions ,ind employment opp rtunities. In fact, se ' eral have benefited fri ' m P4 ' s first-annual holistic Professional ne elopnient seminar. P4 also expanded out further into the community and worked with several professional organizations. After three years as an Affiliated Group with the Director Advisory Council (DAC) of Haas, P4 regained title of Sponsorship. P4 helped organize, ccvsponsored and participated in die first-e er DAC-»ide esent, " Ms. Business. " In addition, P4 ' s representative was awarded second runner up and the People ' s Choice Award. For the first rime, P4 collaborated with the Latino and Black Pre-Liw StKieties (LPLS and BPLS), as well as continued their relarionship witli other legal organirarions on campus such as Boalt Lnv School ' s Pilipino American Liw Society (P.ALS). P4 also attended an increasing amount oi cN-ents with the Filipino Bar Associarion of Northern California (FBANC), including its annual picnic and bi-monthly legal clinics. Despite the limited number of Pilipinos aspiring to become lawyers and professionals as well as the socioeconomic (actors that di« ' art their professional aspirarions, the few individuals that P4 did help on theit way to professional schools and careers has, nevertheless, m.ade a significant difference and helped broaden our culnire ' s representarion in the professional field. Words cannot convey the personal sarisfacrion oi knowing that we h.ave encouraged at least one Pilipino to pursue a professional career. At P4, people conrinue to form mdividual relationships that will last a lifetime. Tliey not only help each other witli personal issues, but they also support each other in academics, watch each others ' performances, help in ASUC senatorial campaigning and generally make themselves available to each other fi r anything and e cr ihmg. P4 h.is e -olvei.l niit only mto a vibrant and dynamic org;mi:anon. but also ■ thanks to its dedicated members - has come to mean family. Page 2 2 ' ( " rv.mir.itions Searing Stanford Off the Football Field The Bcrkcley ' Stanford rivalry steams up in a whole new arena STORY BY Frances E. Chang On Nci cmlx-r 5, 2006, the 1 OO-ycarokl rn.ilrv between UC Berkeley anJ StantorJ Lniwrsity ' moved off the tootlxill tielJ aiiJ into the kitchen. At 2 p.m. that Sunday, the t al Cooking Club hosted its first annual " BiK Cook- Off " between Berkeley and Stanford in the Pauley Ballroom of the Martin Lutlier King Jr. Student Union. Fi e students from each school ' s cooking club brought the rivalry to a boil as they competed in an Iron Chet-like cooking competition. Similar to how the winning team of the " Big Game receives the Stanford Axe, the winner of the " Big C .K)k-Off " receives a cleaver mounted on a mahogany plaque. Thirty minutes before the competition, student chefs from both teams were gi en the secret ingredient of fresh tomatoes; during the competition, they would have 5S minutes to ccx)k at least three dishes. The age old ri alr ' was unmistakably present as the opposing teams trash- talkc l each other on stage and audience members, who were primarily Berkeley supporters, sorted mto their appropriate sides. When the competition beg; n, the curtains closed around the Pauley RallriKim. and the aroma of swtxt tomatoes tilled the riKim. On the left side ol the stage, the Berkeley student chefs prepared four dishes: a trio of tomato soups; chicken with a inr» - 4»J tomato sriK ■ r..i, ,.,.,it,on i-i pr: i -irf pull pastry; and wanton ravioli with .suppL).-,cJi tomato, pineapple, mango and lime ice cream, which never fully formed into its proper textvire. On the right side of the stage, the Stanford student chefs prepared three dishes: bread salad; tomato soups; and a main entree consisting of tomato custard with tofu, goat cheese, crab, tomato jam and puff pastry ' . The competition ' s judging criteria included ingredient compatibility; presentation; creativity and fl.nvor; taste; and texture tor a total i)f 55 points. Tlie final scores were exceptionally close as Berkeley won with a total of 42.187 points over Stanford ' s score of 41.166. Judges included Cheryl Koehler, editor and publisher of Edible East Bii ; Judy Kleinberg, m;iyor t ti Palo Alto; Tom Bates, mayor ot Berkeley; ;ini.l Doug Gutterman, a seafood puneyor in the Bay .Area. With lirtle experience in cooking competitions, the Cal Ciioking Club ' s student chets were proud of what they accomplished at the " Big Cook- Off. " " We had a couple of weeks to prepare for this competition, " said third-year mathematics and intended business major Alex Alnnan, who participated as one ol the five snident chels on the Berkeley team. " We ' e had pri- ious iron Chet experience in our cardinal cix k-ofts, " said tourth- year anthropt)logy major Scott Walter of Stanford ' ' ni er ir " Bur rbc kc ' jtc winiiiiii, ' ! i-. ' tvk ' • prep.irauun spccitically tor tliis compention. " During the compention, raffle prizes ranging trom apple tartlets and Mrs. Field ' s cookies to tree dinners at prestigious restaurants throughout the Bay Area were given out. The UC Men ' s Octet made an appearance and performed tor the audience. A major sponsor of the ccx k-off w-as the head chef and owner of Caffe ' ene:ia, Cindy Deec, who donatc-d a lew raffle prires as well. Deet: was actually tlie one who suggested the competition to the Cal CiK)king Club. " Tlie idea was bom in the spring [of 2006), " Deet: said. " 1 was open to the idea from the very beginning, and 1 was one of the first to really embrace it. I wanted to get involved with the kids. " The Cal Cixiking Club itself is new to the UC Berkeley campus. It was establishevi in Januar - 2006 and founded by second-year French and nutritional science major Karen Rogers, who led the way in esrablishing the club alter discinenng that there were no cooking clubs on campus upt ' n her arri ' al at Cal. " 1 starred some cix)king sessions in die Unit 2 dorms, " said Ri gers. " Tlien I tix k it ti campus. " Now in its second year the Cal Ctx)king Club is finiily established on campus and is offered to those who have e ven a slight interest in cixiking. " I ' m proud ot the whole club, " said Deet:. " This I. ,,. .t .t, ing ti» K a mac anil cheese world " B .G 2007 I Page 0 (Left) Cal Cooking Club wins not the Axe, but the Cleaver, in the first-ever " Big Cook-Off " against Stanford. The competition ' s dishes were judged on presentation, ingredient companbility; creativity ' and flavor; taste; and texture. (Below) Members of the Cal Cooking Club scramble to get ingredients together. The teams were gi en 35 minutes to create three dishes with tomatoes, the event ' s secret ingredient. Cal ' s ttinnmg dishes included three tomato soups, chicken and salsa, ra ' ioli wontons and a reinvention of piza. " The big problem with tomato is that there are a lot of points far originality, " said senior psvcholog ' major Sergio Gonzalez, ' ' nc of the Berkeley ' s five competitors. " We didn ' t want to do lust norm.il n.itt. s« ) we had to think creanvcly. " r.i) :c 2M ' Oru.inirations I " • ■ n I ' Ti-i- rlu■InK- .ini.-pf fhi- ' t.irtti ' t.l .-Xxt ' ■■ nMxum-c BiK Game viai)r on IVccmber _; - ' rj the held uith nearly the wmc t ' ' .r ycjr uriicr. when auch )ctf 1 r alJ:ht win i-A-cr Stankml bcyan. ' 1 ihuuicht the tant JuJ » unit joh tixLi - and ga x ui a real home liclJ aJ -antat?e. ' aid Tcdtord. ' It ' » alwa -« nice tt. tee ihcm cumc on the AelJ and appreaatc the plavm ' I I. ' p ' I III- .■ .U■u B ir- .,iK- u.U..mcvl .mi.- rhi- l .vkitMl cuun amid chccn fmm the %r.ind» and tUnnii CjI l1a :». The AifH were a Rally Comm »it:naiurc ai r cariv cvrty cvvnt, mcludint! FnJay aftemiM-m rallies i)n Upper Sprvnil Plaza. (Rit ht) Rally 0- mminre member fire the Caliliimia WTi)r ' Cannon abovT Memonal Stadium m honor of a Saturday aftcmuon tinK ' hdou ' n. B6iG 2C07 I PaKc 2?2 STORY BY Nicole S. Bear UC Rally Committee Blue and ;old traditions, new and old Fur over 100 years, the Universirv ot California Riilly Commirtee has served as the Guardians ot the Spirit and Traditions ot tlie University of California. X ' hile most often specified as a spiiit organization, the Rally Committee also provides students service opportunities geared towards the University as well as an avenue to experience the vast array of ' athletics in which Golden Bear athletes participate year round. The Committee is able to achie ' e these goals by way of multiple paths during the year. Most prominent in the Committee ' s repertoire is the activities related to Game Day during the football season. Members are most often seen on the field waving the Cal flags and hoisting the nets behind the uprights ftir field goals and extra pomt kicks. Committee members can also be seen at the top of the student section raising the California banner or on Tightwad Hill tiring the California Victory Cannon. The Committee is also responsible for the design and set-up of the card stunts performed at most home games. These responsibilities are performed in addition to the noon and pre-game rallies, coordinated with the University ot California Marching Band, Dance Team and Mic Men, held respectively on Friday aherncKins and Saturdays before home football games. X ' hile put in charge of the activities on the football field, the Committee also organizes events for the enjiiyment ot the entire student Kidy. One of the first major e ' ents the Committee organizes is the Homecoming Riilly. Tlirough coordinarion with other student groups, including the Cal Tae Kwon Do team, the California Golden Overtones and the Men ' s Octet, as well as the men ' s and women ' s basketball teams and alumni, the Committee takes part in the celebration of the return of the University ' s prestigious alumni to their alma mater and the California tixitball tean to Memorial Stadium after the first string of games on the road. Tlu- pl.tntliiv_ piir inro Mi)riii-i inning ' W ' ffl including the rally, often ser -es as a warm-up tor Big Game Week festix ' ities, referred to by many members as their " favorite holiday of the year. " Multiple small-scale rallies are held during the week with the help of other student groups, like Night Rally with the Marching Band and the Tree-Chopping Rally with the Cal Forestry Team, in conjunction with a vast range of other activities to cater to different prefierences among saidents. Laugh Your Axe Off, a variety show, is held during the week as a forum for choral and performance groups on campus to showcase Big Game related performances with participants this past year including Jerichol, DeCadence, AiR and stand-up comedy by members of campus humor magazine. The Heuristic Squelch. The Committee also attempts to " turn the campus blue and gold " for Big Game Week by hanging large canvas spirit banners on campus buildings and the annual Sather Lightings, the lightings of Sather Gate and the Campanile, as well as the Big C lighting on Charter Hill. The culmination of these activities during the week is the Bonfire Riilly held on Friday evening in the Greek Theatre, again featuring performances from student groups along with appearances from alumni and the football team. While many of the activities the Committee yearly participates in are the result of years of University tradition, there are areas in which the Committee is currently expanding. Charter Week is the celebration of the University ' s Charter Day. The c " ents organized by the Committee during this week haxe developed into the celebration not only of the founding of the University, but also the students, faculty, staff, and alumni that comprise the institution. A colloquium held on campus offers the opportunity for a celebrated alumni or faculty member to speak about how their rime at Cal has affected their life and career. Ananya Roy. Associate Professor in Cir - (Si Regional Planning, made an appearance this year to speak aKiut her Miirl iv -i " i ' n..v.TT 111 t!w 1 T it -.1 " r ir.-s iii.l abroad. Cultural groups worked along side the Committee for the Cultural Performances on Sproul over a span of two days as a platform for students to present their heritage and cultural backgrounds to the Berkeley community. This year, a Poetry Contest held with the help of the Berkeley Poetr ' Review and a panel of faculty judges led by Robert Hass, former Poet Liureate and current English professor at Berkeley, allowed students to share pieces they had written dedicated to their Cal experience. The Cal Photo Exhibit allowed for the same expression through visual media. Charter Games held on Sproul serve as a means of igniring friendly comperition among students, reflecting the birthday party games of childhood with a tug-of-war. water balloon toss and cake-earing contest among others. Members ot the Committee this year also facilitated the DeCal titled " Cal History, Spirit, and Traditions " to provide a venue for students to learn about Cal ' s traditions and history through interaction with University faculty and alumni speakers on such topics as the longstanding rivalry with Stanford, the founding of the L ' niversity, California Athletics, the Free Speech Movement, and campus architecture and monuments. Serving as the Guardians of the Spirit of California on the University campus, the Rally Committee aims to serve the University by providing a means to embrace and spread the Spirit of California among the L ' niversity and Berkeley community. Events are enjoyed by members of the Committee, but are also intended to create a community for students, facility and staff that wish to commemorate the rich history and traditions of the University of California. With the conclusion of a successtiil year such as tliis. Committee members look tonvard to continuing ti serve the University and spreading the Spirit ot California. Page 2 33 j Organizations ii :K:KS{:rn A lournev to in 1 I I l KINS Spring Break is unJouWcJlv a dttininK laaor t)t the college experience tor many stuJcnts. Wliilf a number ot Berkele - students simply go home or stay in Berkeley o er the break, there Is, as on any college campus, a certain population wlikli iiiili: ' rhc wc k-I. ' Tic bre.ik ii midterms and papers to travel r. destination and party the time • i- ii i ever, Iri ' in M.irih 2 v- pnl J. 2 ■ • ■ soidents journeyed 5,814 miles to an unlikely terminus; Genes ' a, Switzerland. Their tnp was precipitated by the 16th annual World Model L ' nitcd Nations Conference. Model United Nations (ML ' N) is a unique activity ' available to college and high schcH l students alike. It is essentially as old as the L ' nited Nations itself; the first conferences sprung up ' 1. t long after the signing of the L ' nited Nations lartcr, which tixik place in nearby San Francisco .■n June 26, 1945. Over the years, programs have increased in si:e and prominence and uxlay o er 60.000 st iJents worldwide participate annually in .1 nuilnmde of liKal, regional and global nferences. At each conference, students have e unique and unparallelc-d opponunity U) act as diplomats representing foreign countries and debate topics of notable importance with otlier participants In a ci ntR)lled, procedural sciong. Berkeley hosts two cMnfcrenccs of its own: LX IVrkeley Model L ' nited Nations hosts a collegi.ite conference in San Fnincisco and Berkeley Model L ' niteil Nations hosts a high schixil conference on c-ampus. Addinonally, delegates fnim Berkeley trawl Switzerland B G 2007 I Page 2 H (Far left) G!or ' Liu, JtHtan Ardre ' . Wa ' Tie Lin and Anin Afkhami visit the Bnjnswick Memorial in Gencv-a, Switzerland. The L ' C Berkeley chapter oi Model United Nations (ML ' N) spent Spring Break 2CX37 at the 16th annual World ML ' N Conference. (Bottom left) Students celebrate in the last day of committee .session in the Social, Humanitanan, and Cultural Committee. Glory Liu and Jillian .Ardrcy wx-rc ctvjelcgalcs reprcsennng Zambia in this committee. (Left) The UCB MUN delegation poses with Gcnc a ' s famous flower clock. Pictured: Arnn . fl hami. Emmanuel Alvarez. Jillian Ardrey, Matthew Atkins. James Lee. Wayne Ln. Glory Liu. Karl Siyanpona. Brooke Su and Brenna Van Norman. to a select hariiiful of away conferences, located as close as Los Angeles and as far away as Europe or Asia. The ' hrinK with them a sense of pride and iccomplishment, allowing tor truly commendable performance. Indeed, this year Berkeley ' won Best Delefrarion at the UCLA conference. The ultimate experience in anyone ' s ML ' N :areer is art. ' uaWy participation in the World ML N conference. World ML ' N was first ;onceptuali:ed alter the collapse of the former So ict Union rendered global cooperation and consensus truly feasible for the first time in decades. The first conference was held in 1992 in Mied: ' :droje, Poland. Each year it is hosted as 1 collaKirative effort between students of Hanard University and members of the host team that submitted the winning bid for the conference ' s location. Consequently, the conference is ItKated in a different city e ' ery year. While many of the conferences have K-en held in Europe, the tnilv international spirit ot MLN is evident in past locations such as Istanbul, Turkey; Belo Honronte, Br,i:il; and Sharm, Eg pt. In 2006, the ;onterence was held in Beijing, China. This is the second time tliat tile World MUN conference has been held in Gene a (originally, in 1 995). It is no coincidence that this is the only repetition of location in the history of World MUN. Swicerland, and especially Geneva, is uniquely multicultural and hence the perfect setting tor the global nanire of MUN and this conference in particular. Possessing four official languages (German, French, Italian and Romansh), Switzerland is one of the most heterogeneous societies in the world. Geneva was the seat of the League of Nations, the predecessor of the present United Nations, and i s presently seat of the European headquarters of the United Nations, as well as host to a score ot intergovernmental organizations often found in ML ' N conferences, such as the L ' nitcd Natiiins Human Rights Council and the World Trade Organization. Additionally, many non-governmental organizations (NGO ' s), including recognizable names such as the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Baccalaureate program, arc headquartered in Geneva. The 2007 World MUN Conference drew over 1 .700 delegates from a diverse mi. of more than 45 countries such as Senegal, Germany, Venezuela, New Zealand and Pakistan. Nine of Berkeley ' s ten delegates represented Zambia in various committees of the conference, with the remaining delegate representing El Salvador. Be ond the walls constraining engaging committee debate, delegates were able to experience Switzerland and the cultures of other visitors through events such as The Global Village and a boat cruise on Lake Ge neva. First-year Japanese language and EECS major Wayne Lin said, " The gentle breeze coming in from over the Alps, a quiet European town, a lake cruise with friends from all over the world - phew, what a rekixing break from Berkeley. " Berkeley ' s delegates also explored the cities of Geneva and Lausanne, walked across the Ixirder into France and tixik a posKonference trip to Venice, Italy. Third-year Middle Eastern studies major Artin AtVhami said, " Venice is tlie most K ' auntiil city I ' ve ever seen - lioni the Campanile to the green water in the canals. " The conference and tnp as a whole formed an expenence that all are sutv to remember tor yc-ars to come. Page 2 35 I Organizations Students listen ancnnvdy at SRBs P t lt■ Monal Speaker Forum on May ). 2007. The event brought representatives (rum a number oi corporations to speak about their efforts towarj promonng corporate social rvsponsibilitv (CSR). FounJcJ in 2000. SRB seeks to educate students to become well- rounded Ixistness leaders who uphold high ethical standards. promote moral mtcgniy- and lead others to actively practice Hxnal responsibility ' . In addition to its May 5 forum, SRB cohousted a Gap. Inc. Case Ctimpetition with Haas ' Center for Responsible Busmcss. In April 2007, club members also wluntccrcd iot Tax-Aid. helping low income Bay Anra resiJcncs file ihcir tax returns. R .G 2007 I P.i«c 2 6 Promoting Corporate Social Responsibility Students for Responsible Business STORY BY Matthew Atkins Should a business concentrate its efforts solely on ma. imi:ing profits and the price of its stock. ' Or does it have implicit obligations to maintain favorable relationships with its employees, customers and residents of the neighborhood in which it operates. ' These are important questions in the contemporary world, especially as corporate scandals become increasingly common. The dilemma certainly places different businesses on different sides of this ethical decision, and proponents ot both sides have valid points that must be taken seriously. In recent years, a number of academic insrinitions and centers ha -e been created to study this subject, which is dubbed corporate social responsibility- (CSR). CSR is the priorit - a firm places on consideration of its stakeholders over maximization of its shareholders ' profit. Its stakeholders include four fundamental groups: its customers, its employees, its shareholders and the en ironment. At UC Berkeley, the Haas School of Business has established a Center for Responsible Business (CRB). Founded in 2003, the CRB currently works in collaboration with students, faculty-, the industry- and peer organizations to study and promote CSR. An example ot this collaboration can he found in Students for Responsible Business (SRB), the only undergraduate organization im campus de ' Oted to the concept of CSR. While providing professional services to its members as in other business clubs, SRB is set apart from the rest by its focus on CSR and the activities its members consequently partake in. Throughout the semester, this club hosts a number of e ' ents to encourage the practice of CSR in the workplace and to expose the le ' el of involvement between various companies and the communities in which they operate. On May 3. SRB ' s Professional Committee hosted the biannual Professional Speaker Forum, bringing representatives from a number of corporations to speak about their respective company ' s efforts in the realm of CSR, " This club has taught me so much, from raising awareness of the imptirtance of corporate social responsibility to learning to be a leader amongst peers and friends, " said Bee Hui Yeh, CivChair of the Professional Committee. " Our annual professional speaker fonim really epitomizes this experience for me. Working with my wondertvil ci chair and our assixiates to host a cohesive, interesting and, more importantly, worthwhile c ent was lx th inspirational :ind re v;irdini; " At the Professional Speaker Fonim, representati es from Target, Equilar Inc., HP, Alumwire and Dotlierightthing. com spoke about the importance of CSR and the actions their respective companies have recently taken to support CSR initiatives. This diverse mix of participants ensured lively discussion, as each company has a different palate of resources available to mobilize to become a " responsible " business. Target operates a large number of brick-and- mortar stores and consequently has substantial community outreach programs in place. Beyond supporting Itxal charities, the corporation seeks to improve the quality of life for its employees, through initiatives such as donating a bus stop and working witli AC Transit to establish bus service to the local Albany store (many Target employees do not own cars and therefore rely upon public transportation to arrive at work). Equilar, Inc. is a San Matecvbased company specializing in benchmarking executive compensation; recently the salaries of high-level management, especially CEO ' s, has come vmder extensive review and setting a reasonable limit on total compensation is a responsible action in light of shareholders and employees. Additionally, the company suppotts not-for-profits and youth programs. Technology giant HP has made CSR efforts more in the arena of the environment, as steps are taken to improve efficiency and reduce emissions from their gcxxls. HP is also working to ensure greater accessibility ' to technology and is utilizing advice from non-profits such as the Wvirld Wildlife Fund to lessen its environmental footprint. Alumwire, a career-focused stKial networking service, has integrated CSR acti ities into its business. Last, hut certainly not least, Dotherightthing.com, which launched in early 2007. provides an online torum for the discussion ot CSR. Consumers are able to use interactive tixils to rate a varierv of major corporations and detail their experiences with the companies. The site then provides a composite ranking of companies that are deemed to be the most stKially responsible. Throughout the year, SRB hosts a considerable number of events to bring the world of CSR to Berkele - students, engage members in beneficial debate regarding ethical dilemmas and bridge the pap K-nvcen the theory and practice of CSR. The club hopes to make a positive imp.ia in the world: Time and the fiiture climate of business operations will tell the success ot these endeavors and the !fvp ' :inco ot corp nrc ••(VmI respH»nsibilt ' Page 2 37 I Organiz-itions Cal ' s Premier Co-ed Pre-Law Fraternity STORY BY ALBhKl K.. L 1 Sigma Alpha Nii is Cal ' s prcinitr CivEd Pre- Luv Fratcmit ' . The tratcrnit ' commits itself to the meaning of its Greek letters represcnrint; uisiiom, commitment, and law. Sigma Alpha Nu is the first pre-law fraternity ever founded at Cal and is only the second pre-law fraternity in the nation. Since its inception only three semesters ago, membership in the fraternity has sextuplcd. While the numbers have increased, Sigma Alpha Nu has also grown as an institution creating numerous and ' aluable connections with professionals related to the field of law. SAN has e en established strong relations with various testing preparation companies including Kaplan, Princeton Re ie s ' , Blue Print, and Power Score that continue to provide strong material support for the fraternity. Sigma Alpha Nu promotes diversiti ' , brotherhood, and preparation for studying in the field of law. X ' hile hosting only se ' eral dozen members, the fraternity represents eight different nationalities and six different religions. SAN continues to seek diversity from new applicants and to bring individuals who would not normalK meet each other to work with one another. From the diverse group, Sigma Alpha Nu hi forged brotherhcxxl between all its members The bonding comes in part from the pledging; process where pledges have been forced to test their professional limits and rely on teamwork to complete their assigned tasks. As full fledged Actives, members of SAN come together through long hours of professional actisity and planning for the fraternity. Despite being a professional fraternity, howe ' er, SAN seeks to have its members bond on a more intimate and casiinl level as well. As such, the fraternity hosts t social es ' ents each month, allowing its mcmKi to relax and enjoy one another ' s company. Preparing its members for studying in th. field of law is one of Sigma Alpha Nu ' s pnmar purposes. In pursuit of that purpose, tl. fraternity organizes professional workshops sui: as speaker e ' ents on specific fields in law, speeJ de cliipmeni c- cnls, and mock trial- within il fraternity. SAN prepares its memK ' rs for the LSAT as well by introducing them to various test prep companies and negiMating discounts for its members. Perhaps most importandy, SAN exposes its members to the broadness of the field of law allowing them to find a specific field of interest in law for the future. Sigma Alpha Nu has grown and has successfully come to establish itself as a permanent figure on campus and the community in general. SAN has hosted numerous events on campus open to the public that help people find an interest in law. But SAN is not only concerned about the field of law; the fraternity seeks to expose its members to the needs of the community as well. Once a month, SAN organizes its members to condua philanthropy extents which have ranged from beach cleanups to providing hooks for inmates in California prisons. NX ' hile SAN has established itself, as a relatively new organization, the fraternity still retains much room for change. Members of Sigma Alpha Nu have been given the unique opp )rtunir ' to add and improve an organization permanently, not only for themselves, but for those who will come after chem. SAN sought and continues to seek active and involved members who constantly provide new direction enhancmg the well-being of the fraternity. Though still a small organization, Sigma Alpha Nu has plans to expand beyond Cal and onto other VC campuses. The intention is to e ' entually spread to campuses all across California and then throughout the nation. In order to complete this Herculean task, SAN seeks for members who are ready and willing to provide continued support after undcrgrad and during law school. This year is another first for Sigma Alpha Nu as it marks the first semester in which SAN will have alumni. NX ' hile there is still a long road of expansion ahead, Sigma Alpha Nu promises to go forward, if slowly, but steadily. B G 2007 I Page 2)» tUtt) Anrwuintnc Baker. Sujay Kar c, Cathcnnc Gruvxs, Lauren Cohen, and Kisha Patcl fjathcr at Kip ' s Rcsturaunt for the Spring Rush 2007 Social Event. Sifjma Alpha Nu hosts not only professional events but social activities, as well. (Below) Brian McLucas, Antwoinettc Baker. Jonathan Hu. Sujay Karve. Tina Liu, Albett Lai, Dilukshi Dissana -ake, and Hema Patel - as the Beta Pledge Class - clean up the beaches oi Berkeley-. In addition to developing its members paitessionally and socially, Sigma Alpha Nu exposes its members to the needs of the local community. Sigma Alpha Nu does that vnAi the intention ot imbuing the liiture generation of la rrs with an active sense of societal needs. Sigma Alpha Nu: The New Contributors to the Study of Law Pajie 2 39 | OrKaniiations T A Tl International Association o{ Business Communications I STORY BY CaITLIN GREEN . K.IMliLKL ' l LlN FiHindcd in 1970, the International Association ot Business Communicators (lABC) is a i;lobal organization with a network of over I 3,000 business communication protessionals in more than 60 Jifterent countries. It is the epicenter o( professional dc clopmcnt, knowledge resources and expansive networking. The student chapter at UC Berkeley ' , which began in Spring 2006, is a Haas-sponsored organization. It aims to create an amicable environment where students can learn from professionals, other students on campus and c cn students from other universities. Members explore a variety ' ot industries and step into the professional world through participation in events such as workshops, speaker panels, executive luncheons and office tours. In preparation for the spring internship search, the group ' s Fall 2006 schedule co nsisted mostly of professional events. However, lABC ' s most notable events fell in Spring 2007, when the ' hosted their first annual case competition, business conference and fashion show. Tlic fashion show was the most widely publicized of the three, as well as the most difficult to plan for the new organization. After months of planning, lABC hosted the " Do It Right! " fashion show on Friday, April 19 in the Lipman Room. The show was divided into three t pes of clothing - business social, casual and formal - and teatured clothes from TalUits, Personal Pizzazz, Selix and more. Models from Fashion and Student Trends (FAST), and a handful from LABC, showcased these outfits under dramatic lighting, their fierce steps accompanied by the upbeat pulsations of hip-hop music. Integral to the planning were the project managers, junior Stephanie Lin and h ' eshman Brian Jang; their committee head, junior Melissa Lock; and the rest of the communications committee. Lin and sophomore Ryan Ko were the masters ot ceremony, and improv group Jericho! was the intermission guest performer. Along witli these, there were raffle prizes, including Starbucks gifts baskets, Yogurt Park gift certificates and Jones New York purse. The event raised o $500 and donated a portion ot the proceeds to the American Cancer Society ' . " We wanted a deparaire from the t ' pic.il line-up of professional events, and this was tlie twist to our agenda, " said President Kimhcrly Lin. " First impressions are key not only in the communications industry, but in any industn in the corporate world, so a fashion show was our priority ' this semester. It ' s our mark in the Haas undergrad community, and hopefully in the Berkeley commimiry for the coming years. " The fashion show didn ' t come firom a list ot brainstormed ideas, but ratlicr, it began as a small concept that kept expanding. Co-Vice President of Communications Celine Cheung initially suggested a guest speaker to present the do ' s and don ' ts ot various industries, then another board member playfully offered to model the prototypical styles, and another wanted models tor every violation and proponent tor the dress ccxies. Eventually, all the ideas culminated in a fashion show, and it was the transformation of ideas to actions and from actions to the first fashion show that made lABC such a success. The success of the fashion show is a story ot evolution, how a small on ampus business organization slowly emerged from the eclipse of large organizations. It is reminiscent of a Horatio Alger transformation, except as it grows, it establishes its position as the leader in corporate trends. According to Vice President of Membership Melissa Lock, " The large-scale event represented lABC ' s strong potential for growth, and its ability to attract students with a wide range of interests, K th within and outside the business community. " (Li-lt to nfhil I.ABC mcmlvr K-iy Ko c . . K Prc-i,!. Kimbcrly Lin. LABC Co-I slvion Sliivw Pmjca Manaccr Bnan Janti. and LABC member Andrew Oimeliu mtxtcl »;ltMtii " ■ irom Personal Pi::a::. TalKiis, Max Snidio. Selix. and G.-V lABC ' s iirst annua) fashion shinv was Iveld on Apnl 1 9, 2C to sho sva.sc diAercnt corponilc WTar, rangin): m buwnt casual to formal. Its purpose was no only a» entrltain, t also to cducite ttie audience about appixipnatr dodiini; ' a variety of industries and occasions. L BC u a busin, communicanons club that prcpam students for and prtm.; a Kateu:ay into the pmte sional arena. (Rii i) lABC ' s " Do It Rjght! " fashion show pimdpano f» atirr a successlu! night. Back RiTu ' (lelf to nght): Bnan Janjj. UUian Nghe. Cdi; Cheung. Richard Lee. Bctiy Zhu. Ryan Ko. Cann Cb Manolis Dimocalus, Enn Kelly, Fiona Mchta. Cry ' Macken:ie. Andrcu ' C nvelius, Karen Lu. Jenny Zhang, San Do. Stephanie Chang, and Kimlvriy bn. Faint Row (left to nght): Fred Ssieh. Daniel, Stephanie b ' Sheng Huang, jimmy Tnin, Chnstina Lee. Melissa Lo, Vaneta b pe:, and Grace bn. B C 2007 I Page 240 Pane 241 I OrKani:.itions Philipino Cultural Night STORY BY NaLIM PaDMANABHAN You might have thought it was just one more in the series of culture shows and festivals that reminded us throughout April how diverse our campus is. You might ha e thought it was another Sunday attemoon in Zellerhach Auditorium, a few songs and dances and skits, and of course, really nice costumes. And you would have been right. But only partly. As any member of the Pilipmo American Alliance (PAA) would have been able to tell you, there was a lot more to it. Planning for the April 22 show, intriguingly titled " Anatomy, " K ' gan several months prior. Club members in charge of Berkeley ' s Pilipino Culture Night (PCN) began leading regular meetings soon after auditions were held m January. Thc-y maintained a website to keep pcrtormers. tech crew, and potential audience memK-rs updated on the progress of the show. They c-sen put together a spring DECal course tli.it focused on putting together and runnins; the show. After all, PCN had a three-decade tradition to maintain, and one that was not just part of UC Berkeley ' s cultural history. PCN is a national tradition, and Cal ' s annual event is the second-longest production in the nation, right behind San Francisco State University and followed closely by UCLA. Fortunately, it received the recognition it descned, being featured in media as different as YouTubc and the San Francisco Chronicle. So when fourth-year Billie Domingiie: exclaimed " yayl " four times while encouraging her genetics classmates to attend the esent, you might have slightly doubted whether it really was worth all that excitement, but you might have decided to bclie c that maybe it was. You would have been right. B .G 2007 I Page 242 Theatre Rice! y ) i STOR ' i B ' l NALIM PaDMANABHAN Mention The.itTO Rice to any Betkeley student anJ you ' ll ptobably be answeted with a LTin. Why ' In a time and place whete political cot- tectness is ptetty- much requited, practically every student has been through at least a few diversity programs, and nearly half the population claims some Asian ancestry ' , the Asian American comedy troupe provides a much-needed respite from the seriousness of it all. Plus, they ' re just tunny. Given their tame on our campus and appealini; combi nation ot ptofessionalism and humot, you ' d think Theatre Rice had been around forever. In fact, they haven ' t always been here, and they weren ' t always famous enough to bring long lines of students to Dwinclle ' s lecture halls on Frida and SaRirday nights. The gnuip started out just nine years ago, with tlie goal ot providing an open and comfortable envitonment for snidents to be part of the world of theatre, whether by acnng, singing, dancing, directing or working K ' hind the stage. They also have deeper culairal goals of combating the misrepresentation - and sometimes, lack ot any representation at all - ot Asian .Americans in popular culture. With a mix of novice and experienced performers, they cettainly succeeded in both goals in 2006-2C07, putting on sc cral major e ' ent.s dufing the yeat. These included spring show STFL ' on March 9-10, end of semester showcase Jackpot on April 20-21 and a free open mic night on May 1 . The spring show with the slightly tongue-in- cheek ntle leattited se cral performances, impro anil sketch comedy as well as a short humorous play titled " Self Torture and Strenuous Exercise. ' A significant portion of the prixeeds benefited the Narional Asian Women ' s Health Organi:.ation. Hyphen Magazine blogger Lisa Lee summeil up the group nicely. " I like rice, " she says, " but I like Tlieatre Rice even morel " After all, can a gram make you laugh ' til it hurts. ' Probably not. Theatre Rice Page 24 3 I Organi:ation.s STORY BY NaLINI PaDMANABHAN Clia ha. Rumba. Swing. Chances are, your txpenencc with these terms goes no further than watching an episode or two of " Dancing With the Stars " or admiring that one gracchil couple at your brother ' s wedding. Most of us can ' t tell a mambo from a rumba or a foxtrot from a quickstep. But the Berkcle - Ballroom Dancers (UCBD) can. Since 1957, this not-for-profit student organization has been competing at the top levels in these dances and others. Besides competing, UCBD puts on intensive training and Wednesday night drop-in classes for social dance. The ' perform as well. Kith on their own on Upper Sproul Plaia and in conjunction with other performing and community groups, with five public performances in the spring semester alone. TTiis year, UCBD also hosted two competibon that encouraged participation from dancers of all IcN ' els, the Berkeley ' Beginners ' Competition and the Seventh Annual Berkeley Ballnxmi Classic. Held lirom 8:15 a.m.-l 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, the Classic included syllabus, open, and team competitions in dances as diverse as swing, wait:, tango, and nightclub, as well as breaks for lunch and dinner. Spectators and compentors alike watched and enjoyed as the event culminated in a tive-dance showcase on the floor ot the P.nuln Ballrix m, by international ballrcKim champion Gen ' a Mazo and Maria Shibalox-a. Berkeley Ballroom Dancers B .G 2007 I Page 244 Fashion and Student Trends STORY BY NALINI PaDMANABHAN Cilitomia is a state known for its informal, casual spirit, and even among Calitomians, most busy Berkeley students lack the nme to indulge our more glamorous side. But never tear. On a campus dominated by sweatshirts and jeans - and the occasional hemp-clad hippie - there is still some high fashion to be found. It is here in the form of Fashion and Student Trends, or FAST, a student i;roup that since 2003 has dedicated itself to nurturing the talents and needs of snidents interested in the fashion industry. These include aspiring designers, models, artists, photographers, and thiise seeking corporate experience. Weekly meetings and larger events prepared members well tor the high le el of competition inherent to the quickly changing world ot fashion. E ery other Wednesday night, members participated in the Project Runway- mspired Fashion Sketch Design Challenge, which tested their ability to both enx ' ision and sketch spontaneously, following a different theme every rime. The group also recognized its members ' work, notably in its spring slunvcase, Brilliant Fashion Showcase Spring 2007: An Evening of Fashion. With a matinee and an evening show on Sunday, April 29, the production feanired die work of 20 student designers and 40 student nn dels, presenring a total of 120 original designs. Proceeds from the showcase benefited the N ' arional Organiiarion for Rare Disorders, a collaborarion between ses ' eral ioluntar ' health organizarions dedicated to identifying, treating, and curing rare diseases. Other highlights of the year included fundraisers, socials, and community service ewnts. Alpha Phi Omega AiTix-ists ' Commission Mr C reating and Entpiinni; Stnicc to Students (ACCESS) ..as2l :llow liip {.MB Adopt .1 Soldier AdoptLts L ' nito.! (Al. ' ) Atncan Anicncan Student Leadership Team A rii.iinAmt ' rii.un Liu and Polio Ke( ort (BJALP) AtTi -Litino Working Group (ALWG) AIDS bteCycle oi Berkeley (ALC) AlESEC-BerkekA (AlESEC) A BiiMin Neuspiipi ' T Alcohol Policy Network (APN) Alpha Beta Zem (ABZ) Alpha Chi Sigma Professional Chemistr ' Fraternity Aip u Chi Sigma tmn i Muiiiun from differeni Juciplines together around the common interest 0 chemulT . i 15 a amilj that accepts cccenlricities and supports its members long after graduation. Student leaders: Master Alchemist Chihui Au, Vice Master Alchemist Evan LockwcxKl Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) .Alpha Epsilon Zeta Fraternity, Inc. (AEZ) Alpha Kappa .Alpha (AKA) .Alpha Kappa Delta Phi (KDPhi) •Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi) Alpha Omicron Pi (AOPi) .Alpha Phi Alpha (AlphaO Alpha Phi Omega (APO) Goal: To assemhie college students in a hiational Senice Fraiemity, to detelop Leadership; to promote Friendship; 10 proiide Sertice to humanity; and to unher the freedom thai is our national and educational heritage. Student leaders: Christina Mi, Jenny Lee, James Byiin, Juana Du, Annie Nguyen, Geoffrey Lee, Grace Lean, Qinstance Ip 2006-2007 HighllKhts: Halloween Carnival (chapter-initiated annual seri ' ice project inMring Berkclc-y children to an educational carnival and haunted hallway), hriK)mball, campi ut, interchapter luau, big dance, poker, Glide Memorial, Ktne marrow drive. Bare campaign, and many more. Alpha Pi Mu (APM ) Alpha Tau Omega Mtcmanve BreaLs lrem.itne Breaks Publication Group Ambassadors tor Peace ot Berkeley Amcncan .Advemsmg Fcdenmon (AAR Amencan Indian Graduate Science and Engincxnng Society (AIGSES) American Institue of Architecture Students BSiG 2007 I Pau-e :4o American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) Goal: To proride students uith insight into tarious chemical engineering careers; to proiide a social medium for student interaction; and to promote studenl acultv contact. Student leaders: Renee Philip, Anna Peralta, Audrey .A ccilla. Brandon Day, Sohani Mookerjca, Seenia Ehsan, Anant Gill, Joseph Chang, Jessica Mint:, Jiraska Riitjacuvan, Thomas Clark, Joanne de la Cruz, Professor Susan Muller Amencan Medical Student .Associant-Hi - Berkeley Prcmedical Chapter (AMSA-BPC) American Nuclear Society (ANS) American Red Cross at Cal .Amencan ScKiety of Cixil Engineers (ASCE) .American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Amnesty International (Al) .Andaa: Anthropology Graduate Organiiation fi r Research and Action (AGORA) .Anthropology Undergraduate Association (AUA) .API Issues Conference Planning Comminec .Arab Student Union (ASU) Ark, The .Armenian Student Association (ASA) .An ot Living .Arrists in Resonance (AiR) .Asha .Asian American Christian Fellowship (AACF) .Asian American Health Society (.AAHS) .Asian American Performance Festival (AAPF1 .Asian Baptist Student Koinonia (ABSK) Asian Business Asscviation (ABA) Asian Community Training (ACT) Asian Pacific Amencan Law Students Association (APALSA) Asian American Association (AAA) The purpose oj the .Asian .American .Associaiion is 10 be at the forefront of uniting the Asian American community at Berkeley. AAA seeks to develop prooctite and communitvoriented leaders through a socuil, educational auareness and senice netuork. It enhances the ijualiry of life at Berkeley through its focuf on ditersity appreciation. Student leaders: Olivia Chow, Grace Lin, Brett L Alan Chang, Christine Chang, Chinda Xayanith, Colleen L-e. Daniel Duan, ' incent Ho, .AKin Vong, Jason Chan, Ruth L6p«, Allv Un. Candice SathiraKKit. .Andrew Lii 2006-2007 Highlights: AAA ' s nine committees worked hard to provide as many quality events for its members and the Cal Community, ending the spring semester with in-er 50 evxrnts planned and executc-d. Events ranged from the Spring Formal, which 500 people anended. to a bowling tournament to raise money for chanty, to a hip hop dance tournament. Dunng ASl ' C elections, AAA held a debate f or the candidates ti increase issue awareness and knowledge ot candidate plartorms. Pro)ect S.M.I. LE. mentors pnmded invaluable tutelage to the middle schiKilers at Linglellow Middle School in Berkeley. .And diroughout die entire process, people Kmdcd m the family system and showed their suppott tot the club on Sproul Plaia, holding a massiw B v-cek campaign to pnimotc Spring F rmal. The end of the semester saw the culmination o{ the AA.A DVD and scrapKxiks. memorabilia of a wonderful semester. Asian Pacific American Theme Hmise (APATH) Asian Pacific Council Asian Political AsscKiation (APA) Asians On Stage By Any Means Necessary Associated StiiJents ot Pretrial Senices Associated Students ot Psycholoys- (ASP) Associated Zoroastrian Students Association ot Psychology L ' nderi;raduates (APU) Association ot South Asian Political Activists (ASAPA) Association ot Trial Lawyers of America (ATL- ) Assyrian Snident Alliance (ASA) Astronomy Student Societ ' ASUC - Office oi the Execu nse Vice President ASUC - Elections C ouncil ASUC - Office of Academic Attairs ASUC - Office of External Affairs (EAVP) ASUC - Office of the President ASUC Advocacy Agenda Committee on Campus Safety ASUC Saident Legal Clinic ASL ' C Smdent L ' nion Program Entertainment . Recreanon Board (SUPERB) ida Directa BAI ii iiuigorine Barestage Bang BCBC Breakthrough Fellowship BELACN Bay area Environmentally Aware Consulting Network (BEACN) Bears fbr UNICEF Berkeley ACLU (BACLU) Berkeley Aerospace Team (BAT) Berkeley African Student Association (BASA) Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive Student Committee (BAM PFA SO Berkeley Association of Taiwanese Students (BATS) Berkeley Bahai Club Berkeley Ballroom Berkeley Bhangra Club Berkeley Cambodian Snidents Association (BCSA) Berkeley Carillon Guild Berkeley Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Berkeley China Re iew Berkeley Chinese Students and Scholars AssiKiation (BCSSA ) Berkeley Chrisnan Fellowship (BCR Berkeley College Republicans (BCR) Berkeley Consulting Berkeley Energy Alliance for Renewables (BEAR) Birkelo Ficiion Reiieu (BFR) Berkeley Figure Skating Club (BFSC) Berkeley Global Justice Berkeley Indonesian Swdent AssiKiation (BISA ) Berkeley Innovation Berkeley kunh Journal. The (BJJ) Bcrkelc}! Joumul oj CriTnimil Liii (BJCU Berkelev Journal of niernalional Law (BJIL ) Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Liu gMEIL) Berkeley Jounwl oj Sociolojjy (BJS) Berkeley Liw Foundation Berkeley U ' ague ot Nations Delegates Studies Berkeley L. ' gal Saidies Association (BLSA) Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS) Betkeley Model United Nations (BMUN) Berkeley Nanotechnology Club (BNC) Berkeley New Music Project (BNMP) Berkeley Optometry Class of 2010 Berkeley Organization tor Animal Advocacy (BOAA) Berkeley C rganizanon ot Romanian Students (BORS) Berkeley Planning Journal (BPJ) Berkeley Poetry Rsiieu (BPR) Berkeley Political Reiieu, The (BPR) Betkeley Project, The (BP) Berkeley Public Health Alliance (BPHA) Betkeley Roots Shoots (R .S) Berkeley Science Reiieu (BSR) Berkeley Scientific (BSJ) Berkeley Society tor Bioethics Berkeley Staff and Student Language Coalition (BSSLC) Berkeley Stop the War Coalinon (BSTW) Berkeley Students tor a So ' ereign Taiwan (BST) Berkeley Students for Ufe (BSD Berkeley Undergraduate Sociology Association Berkeley Urban Studies Student Association (BUSSA) Berkeley Women in Business Best Buddies at Berkeley Beta Alpha Psi, Ltmbda Chapter (BAP) Bioengineering Association of Students (BEAST) Bioenginecring Honors Society (BioEHS ) Biology Exploration Society Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Black Campus Ministries @ Cal (BCM) Black Engineering and Science Students Association (BESSA) Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) Black Pre-law Scxiety (BPLS) Black Recruitment and Retention Center (BRRC) Rt ' cogni;ing the sin i; e o young people of color, and our pruilegi as Black students in higher education, the Black Recruilmeni and Retention Center seeks to serve our community both on and off the University of California, Berkeley, in order to reeslab ish the foundation thai atlribuled CO our success as Black students today. Student leaders: Oluwakemi (Remi) Mustapha, Janine Rayford, Arlena Ford, Donicia Brown, Gloria Mensah, Christopher Hicks, Linre Akinsiku, Irene Ndbui:u, Rashida Milkens Black Students in Health Association (BSHA) Blue Gold Yearbook. The (B .G) Boalt Hall Assoc, tor the Study of Chinese Law Boalt Hall Democrats Boalt Hall Healthcare Law Society ' Boalt Hall Women ' s Association (BHWA) Boalt Jewish Student .Association (BJSA) Boalt Muslim Student Association Book Re iew at Cal BookWorlds Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Club (BJJ) Bridges Multiculniral Resource Center Bridging the Gap (BTG) Buddhist Compassion Relief T:u Chi Foundation (BCRTCF) Built En ironment and Health Strategy ' Team Built .Architecttire Group (Barch) Butt OutI Page 247 I Organizations Cal Berkeley Habitat for Humanity ! ' ii iiiiiifiuj i luipiit pTimuriK turns Ki prm rji- opponuniliirs for lU memben to participau uilh Hubiuil ;or Huiminjtv iiUTTuiiioniil and our local aftiluiui alonn ulI lotal ori;ani;(i(ioni t)ui( uiiJreij afforiiabU housing inJ homijli-ssni-ss V( ' i- prmuie uorUuv opportunilifs for our mi-mKrrs, umlruisi ' mono o ' local, naiiomji. iinj mlimuiliomil Habitat for Hunumitv afliluitis, ram campus anJ communilj auiaivneis. as util lis (Jucaif OUT campus communiiv on homclcssncss ami lou-incomc housinj . StuJeni leaders: Kari Wilkowski, Kevin bim, Garrett Morimoti). Elma Shc kh-Zadc, Dorothy Xu, Michael Clark, T.iv Oart;, Kristiiie Hirschhom, Ted Shen, Jennifer Kim, Sophie Sun, Samantha t. ' hant;, Allyson Wany, Nisha Desai, Allison Dusine, Dave Garg, Long Nguyen, Jessica Huang, ;n ral Mince -. Kasey Moliat, Huiting Nie 200O-2007 Highlights: We completed o ' er 20 construction workdays with Habitat for Humanity affiliates and iwer JO local workdays with local soup kitchens, reconstruction projects, and morel We traveled to Slidell, Louisiana widi Collegiate Challenge in Winter 2007 and Spring 2007 for Kamna relief; raised over $17,000 in one year for Habitat for Humanity; fulfilled a $25,000 quarter-sponsorship of our Cal-sponsorcd home with Habitat for Humanity East Bay; fundraised over 57,500 in one day for our annual tall e ent Berkeley Build Day; and pamcipated in Habitat tor Humanity List Bay ' s Build-a-Thon. Our DECal class on aftordable housing continues to raise awareness on atfordable housing and homelessness. With a membership of over 300 volunteers, we have also received awards and recognition tor our volunteering and fundraising effoits from H il ifir l.-r Humanity List Bay, Rebuilding Together and Chaparral House. Cal Cooking Club (CCC) Cal Copts Cal Dragon Boat Cil Fishing Club Campus Greens (Cal Greens) Campus Greens is a national stuJenibaseJ non- pro il organi;ation based on building a broad- based movement for democracy on America ' s high school and college campuses. We proiide our members uith the support and resources they need to become effective agents of social change, empouermg them to build a society based on grassroots democracy, ecology, and nonviolence. Student leader: Edward Chow 2006-2007 Highlights: Climate Change Fair (Prop. 87 Bixith); speaker series (hosted US Senatorial candidate Todd Chrenen); screenings ot " Oudawed, " " The Ground Truth, " and " Tlie Road to Guancanamo " ; Cal Votes Coalition; Get Out the Vote; Think Outside the Bottle campaign. Cal Hang-Glidmg Club Cal Hawaii Club Cal Hiking and Outdwir SiKiety (CHAOS) Cal in Berkeley Internship Program (CiB) Cal in the Capital (CITC) Cal Japan Club (CJC) Cal Literary Arts Maga;ine (CLAM) Cal Motorcycle Club (AXIO-M) Cal Operation Smile Student Association Cal Opportunity Scholars Association (COSA) Cal Pre-Uiw Associanon (CPLA) t;al Rev cling Cal Running Club (CRC) Cal Slam Cal Students for Equal Righb. and .i ' alid A. Ji. M.mcr- Cal .Actuanal League (CAL) Cal Animage . ' lpha Cal Camp Cal Christian Fellowship - IVCF (CCF-IVCF) Cal Berkeley Democrats The Cal Berkele Democrats uus ounded to support the philosophy and candidates of the Democratic Party. Cal Berkeley Democrats are dedicated to continuing a centuryold tradition of supporting efforts to increase the participation of college students m Democratic Party affairs. To these ends, Cal Dems educates and trams its members so that they may be belter able to educate students about the philosophy of the Democratic Party, register loters on campus and in the community, and assist in the election of local, state, and national Democrats. Student leaders: Michelle Wasserman, Jmanna Rosen, Sanih Gold, Molly Brcnnan, Natalie Na -a, Nathan Schneider, Annette Konoske-Craf, Rustin Zomorodi, Kali Peterson 2006-2007 Highlights: Helped register over 5,000 students on campus to vote in the Nm ' cmber midterm elections; hosted such speakers as local city council candidates Knss Wotthington, George Beier, Jason Overman, and Gordon Wi tniak; ccvsptjnstired a speaking appearance by Dcmocrabc presidcnnal candidate John Edwards; and volunteered on campaigns for a number of local and sutewide politicians. Cal Ctimmunity Music (CCM) Education (CalSERVE) Cal Super Mileage Vehicle (SMV) Cal Taiko Cal Turk Cal Undergraduate Public Health Coalition Cal Vegetanans (CV) Cal Water Polo Club California Alumni Scholars Association (ASA) C ' alifornia Asylum Representation Clinic (CARO California Investment Association (CIA) California Journey (CJ) California Legal Studies iourruil California Mock Trial California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) California Surf Club (CSC) CalTV C.imp Kesem at Berkeley Camp WOW Campaign to End the Death Penalty- Campus Crusade for Christ (global) Campus Evangelistic Fellowship - Cantonese Group (CEF) Campus Evangelistic Fellowship ■ Mandarin Group (CEF ) Campus Go Club Campus Live Campus Undergraduates Interested in Religion and International Affairs (CL ' RIA) Cantonese Student Association (CASA) Capri Club CEE Graduate Student Society Celtic Colloquium Chemical Engineering Graduate Student .■ d ison ' Committee (ChcmE GS.AC) Chi Epsilon - Civil Engineering Honor Society (XE) Dedicated to the purpose of maintaining and promoting the status of ciiil engineering as an ideal profession, Chi Epsilon uas organised to recognise the characteristics of the indit idual cit il engineer deemed to be undamental to the successful pursuit of an engineenng career, and to aid in the detelopment of those characteristics in the civil engineering student. Engineenni: the application of scienti ic principles to thi. practical needs of society, is assuming a constantly increasing responsibility for the uell-bemg of all people, and thus calls or competence of the highest order. Student Leaders: Jenniter AhljX ' n, Joidan D.imervl, L ' hns CLmn. Brendin Lo, Shant Kiiyxim, P.iul C.implx41. Jolin Kim, Ine: Kix-. Koi Wong, Harry Yip, Enka Nei-atv:, Asalu Okada Chicano(a)s ' Litino(a)s in He; lth Educabon (CHE) ChicanivLanna Architectural Student Association Child Nutture and Relief (CHINAR) Children ' s Aid and Relief Enterpnse (CARE) China Dance Theatre (CDT) Chinese People Union Chinese Student Associanon (CSA) B .G 2007 I Page 248 christian Graduate SniJents on Campus Cliristians at Boalt Chrisrians on Campus Chun Jin Ahm (CJA) Circle K International (C " K1) City- ot Knowledge (lA) Classical Fotuni, The (TCF) Clio ' s Scroll Club Berkeley Extreme (Club BE) Club for Growth at Berkeley CNMAT Users Group (CUG) Coalition tor Diversity Coalition to DetenJ Attirmative Action By Any Means Necessary ' (BAMN) Co nitiw Science Students Association (CSSA) College of Environmental Design Interdepartmental Group (CEDIG) College ot En ironmental Design Peer Advising College Panhellenic Association (CPA) College Ski Sni wboafd Club (CSSC) Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) Colombia Working Group (CWG) Committee tor Korea Studies (CKS) Community Dexelopment Student Group Community Legal Outreach Community Spotlight (TCG) Comparative Literature Graduate Council Computer Science and Business Association (CSBA) Computer Science L ' ndergraduate Association Contlict Resolution and Transformation Center Control and Dynamics Reading Group (CDRG) Covenant Christian Fellowship (CCF) Eggster Organization Goal: To proKide a fm Easur egg hunt to all children m th : 6a; Area (especially disadfantaged children) and to raise money or children ' s agencies. A nonprofit student organi;ution, Eggsler organises and runs the largcsi ree egg hunt in Northern California. Not only is it ree for all kids, but it IS also a learning esiiial U ' iih booths filled u ' ith uJucuiionul activities. ' 2CI06-2007 Highlights: The 13th Annual Eggster Hunt . Learning Festival was held on April 7, 2007, on the north side ot the Valley Lite Sciences Building. 0 er 1 ,0(W children and their tamilies enjt)yed the egg hunt, entertainment and 3? learning Kniths organized by o er 1 50 student volunteers. The c ent raised close to $10,C 00 for local children ' s charities through indi ' idual and corpor.itc donarion . Californians, The Tlie Cali omiuns is an orguni;ution dedicated to seriing the students, staff, and alumni of the L nii ersity of California, Berkeley. We sirii« to promote leadership and class unity and proiide our mem()ers uiih the opportunity to serve as ambai- sadors for the L niiersity. in serving the L niiersity and establishing relationships uiih Cal alumni, members of the Californians can greatly enrich their Cal experience. As u deieloping organisation uith ambitious goals, the Culi omians provides students u ' ho exhibit leadership potential and dedication to their campus and community uith the opportunity to hold in Iueniial positions uithin the organisation. Student leaders: Tanya Vacharkulksemsuk, Flora Kuo. .Mlison Kwan. Phoebe Chang, Anjana Vakil, Morgan Osols, Ashley Terrell, Kelley Cox. Roushani Mansoor, Aimmee Chin 20C 6-2007 Highlights: The (Californians are known a,s stvklent leaders who orgiiniie L ' niversity-wide student e ents. Each liill, we kick-ott by teaming up with the Snulent Homecoming Team to host the Student-Alunini Sushi SiKial, wherein student.s are otterevl the ch.ince to mingle with Cal alumni over sushi. The tall semester UTaps up with the DccemK-r Graduates ConvcK-anon, the only L ' niversity- wide e ent that celebrates the accomplishments of nearly 3,000 seniors who complete their degree at the end of fall term. During the spring semester, the Californians also host the Career Networking Seminar, which focuses on providing ncnvorking and " mingling " tips for aspiring protessionals, with the Career Center during Career Week. On Cal Day, the Californians presents Cal 101, a student panel divulging all the tacts and fiction about Berkeley and college for an all-prospective students audience. One of the main goals for the Californians is to enhance class unity among students and to excite seniors towards their enture in becoming Berkelc-y alumni. Accelerated during die spring semester, the Californians Senior Branch has produced the Senior Class Banner; sold senior sweatshirts at a record pace each day; secured Actor Activist Danny Gkner as the keynote speaker tor May Commencement: planned Senior Week 2007: GoldenBear: and improvi i upon past years by aikling online sales tor Ixith swe-atshirts and Senior Week tickets. A first tor Cal Seniors in 2001 was Senior Service Day, which disbursed Cal Seniors across two sites in the Cit ' of Berkeley to promote both civic service and class unity. Cralt Club (CO Critical African Studies Group Crocheting and Knitting Club Crossroads Christian Fellowship: Chinese for Christ BcrkclcN Cluirih Daily Cal Presciu.s... Dance Junta (DJ) Danceworx (DWX) Dancing Ricel Danza in XcK ' hid in Cuicad Diive Test March Dead L gicians ' Society DcCadence Delta Chi Delra Delta l -lta (Tri tVIra) Delta Phi EpsiU n Cvn-d Pn tcssional Foreign Service Fnitemitv (DPE) Delra Sigma Pi (DSP) Delra Sigma Thet.i (Deltas) DemiK ' racy Matters (l M) Diamond Mind (DM) Destinii Diamond Mind (DM) DilSe Disabled Stvidents ' Union Distributive Educ ' ation Clubs of America (DBCA) Page 249 | Organizations ' OunJariun for International Mnlical Relief of i:i.iklrcn(FIMRC) I r.iiik Rci l Hiimin Fan Club I tlc RiiJicaU: t!lii-mists for Peace IricnJs ot tile Berkelc ' Free Clinic Friends of the San Quenbn Prison University ' Projert Friends of the Spartacus Youth Club (FOSYC) Friends of the USCA 1 urure Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) I unirc Ll-.k t- fnr Pc.kc .it Bcrki-K- (FLFH Dramatists ' Guild of California DrPH Student Association (DrPHSA) Lirtli Week Committee List Asian Gniduatc Students (EAGS) East Bay CommunitY Lnv Center Student Group (EBCLC) East Bay Scholarship Fund (EBSF) List Bay Workers ' Riyhts Clinic Eiisthay Bible Institute (EBI) Listbay Christian Fellowship (ECF) Eiistern European and Central Asian Law Students Association Eckankar-Berkeley Campus Group (Eck on Campus) edu Education Journal Effister Orxaniiation EGO Electrical Engineering Graduate Student Association (EEGSA) Electrochemical St)ciery, Student Chapter of Berkeley (ECS) Emergenc-y Medical Technicians Berkeley (EMT@B) Empowerment of Women of Color Committee Engineers ' Joint Council (EJC) Engle English L ' ndergraduatc AssiKiarion (EUA) Enierrainment Markenng Undergraduates (EMI ) Entomology ' Students ' Organiration (ESO) Environmental C Mlirion, The (ECo) Epsilon Pi: Engincx ' ring Physics Honor Society ESPM Gmduate Diversity 0)uncil ESPM Gradu.iie Student Association Eta ICippa Su (HKN) Ethnic Studie ' l. ' ndergraduaa- Student Group European Student L ' nion (ESL ' ) Eyes B G 2007 I Page 2 50 lalun Gong Club Farbrengen ScKiety (Chabad) Fashion and Student Trends (FAST) Fellowship in Christ in Berkeley (FICB) Fellowship ot Ci llege and L ' niversity Students FemAction Female Sexuality Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA) Fianchesso at Berkeley Fiat Pax (Let There Be Peace) Food and Environment Health (FEH) For Christ ' s Sake (FCS) Foreign Student Affairs Committee (FSAC) Foresight Pre-Optometry C ' lub Formula Society ot Automotive Engineers (FSAE) Fonim at Cal, The Freshman and Sonhomnrc Business Club (FSBC) The Frcihtruin iiiul Sophomore Business Cluh ii an or iini tition churiereJ to oster interaction amonj; siiiJenis leho are inieresied in husiness. Our or), ' jni;ulion guides members l irou h the admissions process for ihe Huus Business School und conducts eitnis that gii students a heighieneJ knou ledge of coniemporaT business. 2006-2007 Highlights: FSBC held sewral e enis, inclikliiii; .i PncewaterhoiiseCAHipers professional tonim: Haas application workshop and panel; resume building workshop; Ernst i Young tonim, stock market seminar, entrepreneurship lotum; chanty golt tournament; and its annual case competition (with Ec)uilar this yvar). The club also held bimonthly sivi;il e vnls and particip;ited in many community sen-ice ewnts. GABRIELA Network, Berkeley Unit (GABerk) Gamma Zet;i Alpha, Inc. Gates Millenium Scholars Association (GMSA) Geological Assixiation at Berkeley (GAB) German Grad Film Club Get Set For Lifel GIANT . The UC Berkeley Student Fihiiniaker Or}j;ani:atii n Gianc IS the lub for student film production at UC Berkeley. Founded oier tuo wars ago as Cal ' s official student film oTgani;alion, Guini nou boasts a membership of ot ' er 75 and has helped bring dorens of projects to fruition. Giant pToiides production uorkshops, acilitaies tisits from professional filmmakers and initiales interaction bclueen students and the Bay Area ' s independent film scene. Student leaders: Kyle Parker. Anthony Pentracosta, Josh Stanton 2006-2007 Highlights: Helped orchestrate the 2006 Campus Mo ie Fesnval; tVimicvl relationships vnth the Berkeley Digiral Film Institute; organi:ed the first 72-Hour Film Frenzy; and went on a field tnp to the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. Ginosko Global Resistance Network (GRN) Ciolden Key International Honour Scvicty GiKxl News Berkeley, Chi Alpha Grace Gnids in Germanics Graduate Assembly External Affairs (GAE ) Graduate Association of Public Health Students (GrAPHS) tiraduate Film Working Group Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley (GMB) Gr.iduate ScIukiI of Educani n Snidents .■ ssiKianon (GSESA) Cir.iduate Students in bnguistic AnthropoU gy tiraduate Women of Etcheserrs ' (GWE) l ireen Insntutc for Village Empowerment (GIVE) Green Rixmi Committee Grupo Folklorico Retlejos dc Mexico (Retlc)os) H.t.LI lVrUk- iHo.ilrh hJik.itu.n tor Lite Parnier liip) Haas Business Sclnml Assoclarion (HBSA) Hall of Health of Berkeley HardKuleJ (HB) Harvest Berkeley Harvest Moon Health anJ MeJical Apprenticeship Program (HMAD Hermanas Unidas (HaU) Goal: To prot ' ide ri ' sourees and leadership opportunities or predominantly Latina, college students and alumni by participating in and organising community seri ' ice etents, social activities, and academic professional workshops. Student leaders: Leslie Tovar, Marilyn HemanJe:, Felix Parra, Rosanna Bules, Vanessa Lope:, Lilian Gonralc:, Irene Padilla, Teresa Granado, Michelle Castellano, Georgina Castellano, Adriana Trenado, Vanessa Riimire: 2006-2007 Highlights: Hemianas L ' nidas participated in and wilunteered to organize major events, including a Christmas party for children at group homes and in foster care; participated in the Annual Breast Cancer Walk in San Francisco; organized a Brown Bag Lunch e ent for lahor workers; and helped in the R.R.R.C. R. L day. Transfer CVay, Kindercamin.ita, and Senior Weekend for new admits. HaU also had several fundraisers for its annual scholarships given to incoming freshmen and transfer students. HaU stayed strongly committed to its communirv and campus through these e ents. Herinanos L ' nidos (HU) Heuristic Si|uelch. The HIKE (Health Information for Kids ' Education) Hindi Film Dance Competition Team (HFD Comp) Hindu Snidents Council (HSC) Hispanic Engineers and Scientists (HES) History- Graduate .Association (HGA) HistLir ' ot Art Undergraduate Association (HAUGA) Hong Kong Student .Association (HKS.-X) Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar Chapter (HSF) The Scholar Chapter cAisLs to promote education. We make outreach to K-12 stutlents a central part of our agenda to help the Hispanic community and hope to do our pan to double the number of Hispanics attending college to 18% by 2010. Student leaders: Melissa San Miguel, Claudia Rodrigue;. Maria Cuevas, Zenaida Gallardo. Hector Gunerre:, Paloma Chavez 2006-2007 Highlights: In keeping with our mission, we condurted many outreach events. We gave college tours, financial aid presentations, and hosted saident panels for smdents from Mission High Schixjl, O ' Connell High School, ,ind Gateway High SchcHil. For our members, we had a Graduate Student Panel and hosted IX-loitte Consulting. Haas Undcrfjraduate Black Business Association (HUBBA) Mijjon: To support A ritan American students uith their business aftihated aspirations through pro essional exposure, pro essional detelopment opportunities, and community mioltement. We strive to: Cre.ite .i Fetter understanding of career opportunities by exposing our memlxTs to a wide array of industries anil professionals within those industries. Increase the number of Black students within the Haas School of Business Foster a network ot minority students and professionals. IntriKluce and develop professional skills needed to succeed in the business world. Student leaders: Louise Nankiinga, Christyna Chandler, Porsche Brownridge, Chauntc Humes, Jcftrey Rugley, Mane P.iulc Yao, Daisha Chung, Phylicia C. Jones, Justin Johnson, Benjc Williams. Jacquelyne Williams LAM Outreach Program (lAM) IB Women in Science (IB_WIS) IEEE Student Branch lEOR Social Club Incenti -e Awards Student Association (LAP ) Indian Students Association (ISA) Indus Informal Debate Society (IDS) Information Management Student Association (I MSA) Iniri.iti e tor the .Advancement of Global Healdi (l.AGH) Institute ot Industrial Engineers (HE) Integrative Biology Graduate Smdent Association (IBGSA) Intelligent Design and Evolution .Awareness (IDEA) Interdisciplinarv Graduate Smdent Committee on Youth Polic-y lnteresti l Lidies of U miKIa Theta Alpha (ILLTA) Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) Internarional Assix ' iation for the Exchange oi Snidents for Technical Experience (lAESTE) International AssiKiation ol Business Communicators (lABC) International Sivialist Organizanon (ISO) Intertribal Smdent C ' ouncil (ITSC) International Smdent Ministnes - IVCF InterVarsity Chnstian Fellowship (IVCF) Iota Sigma Pi - National Honor Siviety for Women in Chemistry (ISP) Ininian Smdent .Alliance in Americ-a (ISAA) Inmian Students (.ailniral Organization (ISCO) Islamic .Awareness of Berkeley (LA) ISMIntemanonal Smdent Ministn (ISM) Isr.iel Actum Committee (lAC) Issues Berteley Medical journal Italian Inrern.inonal Smdent Assivi.mon (IIS.A) Page 2 ' i I I v rg.iiuz.itu Jericho! (jer) lencho ' . u an improi and sketch comedy gioup on campus. Our uim u to fmng kughtfr to our icilou ' UC Berkeley siuJfnu dunnj; ihtir greaten times o n«J: miiitcrmj and finals. Student leaders: Moujan Zulfanhan, Ellen Yiiunj!. Dasid ThKmasim, Ryan Field, Talia Lcviran, Jonathan Fisher, Ji)nt ' Lee, Edwin Zee, Russell Saladin, Laura Schrewer, Hawa Arsala, Kevin Lee Yi, John Morgan Jewish Business Association Jewish Student Union (JSL ' ) k,iifi ' Christian Fellowship Kiilaam K.ippa Alpha Order (ICA) K.ippa Alpha Psi (KAPsi) Kappa Gamma Delta (KGD) Kappa Kappa Gamma (Kappa) KAPWA - IV ' CF Karate Club (UCKC) Goal: To tram the spirit, body and mmd o lis members m the martial art of karate. 2007 Highlight: The Gal Karate Club celebrated over 40 years of training individuals in traditional karate. Originally a student club, it became part of the UC Martial Arts Program (UCMAP) and continued to play an imptirtant role in die student life at Gal. Katnna Awareness and Relief Effort at Gal (KARE) Kuinonia Korea Campus Ctusade for Christ (KCCC) Korean American Student Association (KASA) Korean Bible Snidy and Koinonia (KBSK) Korean Graduate Student Associanon (KGSA) Korean-American Cam pus Mission (KGM) Kravol.i 1.1 1. 1 Li Riiza lulu Joiimul (LRLJ) Li Rii:a Liw Students Association (LRLSA) Li Vo: de Berkeley (lavo:) Liiiibda Thera Nu Sorority, Inc. Lmilxla Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Inc. (LimWas) Lmyuage Creation Society (LCS) Liorian American Student Representatives (LASR) Latin Amencan Student Association (LASA) Litino Business Student Association (LBSA) Litino Pre-Law SiKiety (LPLS) Litino a Association of Graduate Students in Engineering and Science (LAGSES) Law Smdents for Choice LDS Student Association (LDSSA) Leadership S Tnposium Planning Committee Lebanese Student Association at Berkeley (LSA@B) Lett-Handers Club (LHC) Lepanto League Let ' s Rise; Asian Mentorship Program Liberty in North Korea at Gal (LiNK) Liyhrlx-arers Lindy On Sproul (LliS) Uve . Local: Student Music Club Lxingwater Fellowship Ligos Llk en Wiigund Magnolia Project, The Material Science and Engineering .AssiKiation (MSEA) Mathematics Graduate Students Association Matheniancs Undergraduate Student Associaoon (MUSA) Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Council (MEGSCo) Mexicans at GAL (MEXCAU Microbial Biology Graduate Student Group (MSG) Mixed Snjdent Union (MSU) Molecular Cell Biology Cell Development Neurobiology Associanon (MCBcDNA) Molecular Cell Biology Undergraduate Student AssiKiation (MCBUSA) Mortar Board Senior National Honor Society Medical Cluster The Medical Cluster is a nonprofit pre- med peer advising group. Our advisers and junior advisors work diligently to help mainly underclassmen get a sense of the steps necessary to apply successfully to medical school through one-on-one advising. Various events are also held each semester. Student leaders: Victoria Yee-Wa Yung and Vivian Tran Movement, The MTO Sufi Association Mujeres Activas en Lctras y Cambio Social Multicultural Student Organi tion of the Schoi l of Public Health Muslim Business Student ,Ass xi.ition (MBSA) Muslim Student AsscKiation (MSA) Muslim Student Union (MSU) Health Worker rr.. r,, Narika at Berkeley National Asian American Society of .Accountants, Berkeley Chapter (N.AASA) National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) National Council of Negro Women (NCNMIO National Uiwyers Guild - Boalt Hall (NLG) National Lcg;il Sanctuary- for Conimunit ' .Advancement at Berkeley (NLSCA) N.itional Organization for Women (NOW) N.itional Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHG) National SvKiet ' of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) ative American Recruitment and Retennon Center (NARRC) ■Nt-ar Eastern Studies Student Assocanon (NESSA) Nerdnoise (nn) New Church Berkeley Qillcgc Life i-vv Pamots at Bcrkeli-y (NPB) Nikkei Student Union (NSU) Nisan Assyrian Rcctuitment and Reftrntion Center Northern California Model United Nations Logistical Outreach B G 2007 I Page 2 52 Oakland Asian Student Educational Senices (OASES) Goal: To empouer jouth uho have limited resources, pankularly those in [he Asian unJ Pacific Islander communiiii ' s of Oakland: to TTUuimiti; iht ' ir po tential t iroiigh eciucutional sen-ices and social support. Student leaJcrs: Ailin b, Chrisrina Gallerani, David Fong, David Jaung, Emily Tsui, Gar ' Chon, Ivana Dzakula, Jason Xu, John Mar, Karen Lu, Kristel Quinto, Laurel Hot+nian, Marco Godoy, Michelle Yeh, Nathan Shih, Peter Collins. Phong Nguyen, Ron Chany, Vanessa Fan, Tanida Rojchanakasetchai, Tiltiny Chow ObjectionI Ohjectivist Club of Berkeley (OCB) Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honors Society (ODE) On Ti express Open Computing Facility- (OCF) Order of Omega Oriental Organization of Orientals (OOOO) Outlet: LGBT Questioning Online Peer Advising Overflverarinn Fellowship (OFF) Pacific Rim Club (PacRim) Pakistani Student Association (PakSA) Partnership for Pre-Professional Pilipinos (P4) People ' s Test Preparation Service (FTPS) Perspective Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternir ' . International Phi Alpha Theta Phi Delta Epsilon Phi Nu Xi Multiculniral Sorority- Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity- (PSD PhotoBears Photography Club Physics Graduate Snident Association (PGSA) Pi Beta Phi (Pi Phi) Pi Kappa Phi Pi Sigma Alpha - lota Chapter Pi Tau Sigma (PTS) Filipino Academic Suident Services (PASS) Filipino American Alliance (PAA) Filipino American Law Snidents (PALS) Filipino Associ.ation tor Hcalt|-i Careers (PAHC) Filipino Association of Scientists, Architects, and Engineers (PASAE) Fini @Cii Miii;u;int ' Planning Snidents Association (PSA) Plant Graduate Group (PGG) PLAYtime Poetry for the People (P4F) Poker for Peace Po icvMaiiers 7ouma (PM) Population Connection at Berkeley (PopConnect) Predental Socieu- Pre-health Alliance (PHA) Pre-Pharmac ' Informational, Learning and Leadership Society- (PILLS) The purpose of VILLS is to inform Cal students of the opportuniiies in pharmac-i and help interested students navigate the pharmacy school application process. Student leaders: Julia Zhu, Alice Wen, Bin Xiao. Hilan- Campbell, Joyce Choi, M,iy Wongs, Karen Chiang, Peggy Yau, Vi -ian Lian 2006-2007 Highlights: Planning and executing the first annual Northern California Pre-Pharmacy- Symposium. With 100 attendees, 20 s peakers, and many sponsors and tablers, it was a huge effort but definitely worth it. ' PILLS also w-on first pri:e in the 2006 Homecoming chalking competition, as well as second pri:e in the 2006 Homecoming banner competition. PILLS presented a ftjU schedule of meetings and socials as well. Hiiny Kong Saident Association Premed Perspective (PP) Pte-Medical Honor SiKiery- (PMHS) Prc-Nursing Six:iet - (PNS) Prepare to Achieve a College Education (PACE) Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association Progressive Students of Faith (PSOF) Project: Collegebound (PCB) Prytanean Womens ' Honor Society Psi Chi Public Health Advocate (PHA) Public Health Snidents Sports Committee Public Relanons :n ( al (PR- Cnl) Queer Alliance (QA) Queer Grads (QG) Queer Resource Center (QRC) Quiz Bowl Club Ivicism and liicquit in Structures ot tJucation (RISE) Riidical Youth Raiders Fan Club (RFC) R.i-On Reachl Asian Pacific American Recruirment and Retention Center Real-Time Collegiate Fellowship Reentry- and Transfer Saident Association (RTS- ) Reformed L ' niversity- Fellowship (RUF) Regents ' and Chancellor ' s Scholars Association (RCSA) Renters ' Legal Assistance (RLA) Repercussions Rise to Peace, the Peace Studies Snident Association (PSSA) Rising Immigrant Scholars through Educabon (RISE) Rock, Tlie Roosevelt Institution at Berkeley (RI Berkeley) Rubberband Club (RBC) Rubik ' s Cube Club at Berkeley- Russian Club Raza Recruitment and Retention Center (RRRC) The Raza Recniitment and Retention Center u orlis to demystify higher education, conceptualijed, organized, and reali;ed by Raza. Student leaders: Gloria E. Hemande:, Kestiir ' eniv , Rita ni. :, Leticia Fierro. Lucila Barron Gallegos, Jessica Iturung, Francis Guzmiin 2006-2007 Highlights: Recrxiimicnt Pre grams: R.i:,i Day. C ililomia Outreach, New Admit Weekend, KindeiCaminata, College .Application Workshops. Rea-ntion Programs: .Alumni Menu rship, PmtvssionaL Graduaa- Fonim, Latino Conference, FalL ' Spnng Picnics. Page 25 3 | Organizations Roots and Shoots of Berkeley Thi ' mission o( Kiwiv C Shixils 11 (ii ' iinlo cs to iiciiivl foster i.ommiiniii Iion, respdit, pi ' ikf, and tjiuili[ tiboui ihc L-nt ironmtrni, iiniimils, and humiin communiticj. Root} Shoois is liii intcmiiliondl sc ' nitf otganijuiion itaned by Dr. Juiu ' GooJa l. h has since groun 10 oivr 1,000 groups in 80 countries. Student leaders: K mc.i Huanj;, Rebecca Green, Winnie C ' hai), Ke in Pixin, Sachi Jain, Stephanie Lee 200 ' Hii-hliKhts: Wc pirrnereJ with several student griiups and coiiimiinir - orjjaniiatinns to teach youth about the environment at Lincoln Elenientars ' , LcConte Elementary ' , Washinj.ton Elenienrar -, and the Children ' s Hospital of Oakland. We also participated in creek clean-ups and other service events. We were recognized by The Daily Cal, Patagonia, and National Rcxits St Shoots. We were also nominated tor an " Oski " service and leadership award in the category- ot emerging student organization. Rotaract SponsorcJ hj Rotary nternational, Rotaract is an international seriice organi;aiion for young men and u ' omen ages 18-30. The club brings together college students and young business pro essionals for the purpose of humanitarian service, nemorking, and building goodwill and promoting peace in the world. Chartered m 2000, the UCB Rotaract chapter is a fairly new one. As a University- based club, UCB ' s club predominantly consists of undergraduate and graduate students. Student leaders: Shana Ganguly, Amanda Ott, Jonah Loera, Janelle Becker, Publicity Francesa Noyes, Min Jeong Cho, Nicole Krup and Chris Oshida, Joanna Kvvong, Micky Bcrr ' 2006-2007 Highlights: Rotaract hosted the 2006 " Marrowthon, " its big annual event to encourage the Bay Area community ' to register to be a bone marrow donor. It also participated in beach cleanups, tree planting, and breast cancer walk, in addition to forming teams for both Berkeley Project Day and Relay lor Life. Members also volunteered at Rotary events such as dinner auctions and the " Nite at the Races, " which funded 25% of the group ' s budget. In Februrary 2007, the group went on a district-wide Rotaract retreat tu the Marin Headlands with Rotaract memliers from other universities such as UC Davis and Stanford University. SACNAS at Berkeley (SACNAS) SACNAS for tiraduate Snidents at Berkeley San Francisco Hepanris B Collaburative at Berkeley (SFHBC at Berkelc-y) SATELUTE magajine Satrang Saving Mothers (SMRT) Sci-Art t Kercross (SAO) SHAPE (Sexual Harassment Assault AdvcKacy Peer Eilucation) Sigma Alpha Umbda (SAL) Sigma Alpha Nu (SAN) Sigma Epsilon Omega Fraternity (SEO) Sigma Gamma RI10 Sorority ' . Incorporated (SGRlio) Sigma Mu Delta (SMD) Sigma Omicron Pi (SOPi) Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp) Sigma Phi Omega Sigma Pi Alpha (ELLA) Sikh Saidents Association (SSA) Sikh Students Federation Society for Agriculture and Food Ecolo{, ' - (SAFE) We catalyse honest discussion regarding a truly sustainable food system, bringing 11 to the campus and community via panels, speakers, eisnts, uwkshops and our neu publication. Our intention is to be inclusive, productive, and impassioned on behalf of our common goals of agricultural susiainabilily. ecological integrity, health ul human nutrition and vibrant rural economies. We eel strongly that this discourse is a cmcial element in the brmation 0 policy goals, urban consumer literacy, and the shaping of food sen ice. Student leaders: Milla Louise McClellan, Anya Kamenskaya, Emma Olson, Katherine Collins Singapore Malaysia Student Association (SMSA) sketchicol (sketch) Smart Ass, The Social Welfare Graduate Assembly (SWGA) ScKial Welfare Queer Continuum (SWQC) Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) Sixiery for Middle Eastern Culture and Current Affairs (SMECCA) Society for the Protection oi Endangered Mollusk-s Society fi r the Republic of China Society of Engineering Science (SES) SiKiety of Hong Kong and Chinese AHairs (SHKCA) Sixiery of Linguistics Undergraduate Snidents (SLLIgS) ' ' -ociolog ' Diversity Group South Asian L;i v Snident AssiKiation (SALSA) Southeast .Asian Snident Coalinon (SASl " ) Southeast Asian Young Leaders Mentorship Program (SAYUSEAM)) Socier ' of Women Engineers (SWE) The purpose 0 our organiiaiion is to encourage and empouvr women to reach their full potential as engineers. We have been established for approximately 30 years and support our students through social acii«ilies, pro essional detelopmeni eients, and outreach to young uomen uho are interested in pursuing careers m science or engineering. Student leaders: Ipshecta Furtadu, Cathleen Vasqucz, Limber Masood, Minerva Pillai, Jennifer Pang 2006-2007 Highlights: SWE ' s most prominent e ' ent was the Evening with the Industry (EWI). held on November 9. 2006. It is an annual event that brings students and professionals together for an opportunity to network and learn alxiut possible careers in various companies. The first part of the night featured a mini career fair, which was followed by a banquet dinner. This year ' s e ' ent, which was held at the Berkeley Marina, featured nearly 20 companies and catered to approximately 100 students. Space Sciences and .Astrobiology Student Association (SpASA) Spanish Club, The (SO Spartacus Youth Club Spring Welcome Week Star Model Statistics Graduate Students Association (SGSA) STEP Student Achievement Guided by Experience (SAGE) Student . ction Committee for Reform of the L ' nited Nations (SAC RUN) Goal: To promote L ' N reform through noniiolent actiiism, and to educate the Berkeley community about the L ' niled Nations, its progress, possible solutions to its problems, and global issues. Student leaders: Julia Gin. Kathryne Accista. Kiutlin McSvveeniT. Preston Habu 2006-2007 Highlights: S.ACRLN held screening evx-nts to pmmote avk-arcncss ot vamnis global issui-s, including glol- al «-arming. genonde. tile sinianun of L ' N iXMCekeepcrs. and the small arms trade. Our featured films wvre " .An Inconvenient Tnitti " K Al Goiv. " Hotel Rwanda " (civspons»ired vMth Human Rights Watch). " Tlie Peacekeepers. " and " Lord of War. " SACRLJN also held a DcCal in Spring 2007 called " GloKil Ills . Dilemmas ot the L ' nitcvl Nations " with sponsorship througli the Pcacr . Ointlia Studies Depaitment. B G 2007 I Page 2 54 SuiJent Alliance for Abilities SniJcnt Art Publishing SwJcnt California Teachers Association (SCTA) Stiklcnt Ccialirion tor Marriayc Equality- (SCME) Student Coalition to Save the Oaks at the Stadium Saident Dietetic Associanon (SOA) Student E enini; Research Seminar in Vision Science (SERS) Snident Financial Advisor ' Ciimmittee (SFAC) Student Informs Saident Leadership C iordinators Student Organic CiardeninK Association (SOGA) Student Parent Association tor RecRiitment and Retennon (SPARR) Student Philanthropy Fund (SPF) Student Society tor Stem Cell Research (SSSCR) Student to Saident Peer CiHinseling (SSPC) Saident Volunteer BoardA ' WCA Students for a Greener Berkeley (SOB) Students tor a Safer Southside Students tor Comprehensive Medical Care (SCMC) Saidents for Discussion of the Economic and SiKial Organization Saidents ti r Discussion of the Specialized Commiaees of the UN Students tor Discussion on the General Assembly Saidents for Hip Hop (SFHH) Saidents for Integrative Medicine (SIM) Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) Students for Out-of-State and International Diversit%- (SOID) Students tor Responsible Business (SRB) Students for Social Change Students for Sustainable Technology (SST) iaidents helping kids in crisis (SHKIC) Saidents Helping to Inspire and Nurrure Excellence (SHINE) Students of Color in Planning (SCP) saidents of Color in Public Policy (SCIPP) jaKlents ot Litinoamerica (SOL) jaidents Organizing tor Justice in the Americas (SOJA) Students Take Action Now Darfur (S.T.A.N.D) super Smash Bears (SSB) 5ustainabiliu- Team (STEAM) PAAP in Motion Taiwanese American Student AsscKiarion (TASA) Taiwanese Student Association (TSA) Tap Dance C ' lub fa-Iers for Health Tail Beta Pi (TBP) Tail Kappa Epsilon (TKE) Teach for America (TFA) Teach in Prison Teahouse, The Team HPV Tennis at Cal (TaC) Teo-chew Association (TCA) Test group Thai Suklents Assticianon The Berkeley Griiup (TBG) The Burma Assiiciation at Berkeley The Triple Helix: The Journal of Science, Society, and Lau ' Theater Charity Group (TCG) Theater Charity Special Productions (TCSP) Theater for Charity in the Community (TCC) Theatre Rice: Modern Asian-American Theater Theatre Rice: Impnn ' Tri upe Theatre Rice: Sketch Comedy Group Theatre Rice: Writer ' s Block Theory Tour Guide Leadership Team TRANSOC - Transporrarion Graduate Saidents Organizing Committee (TRANSOC) TRENZA True Asian Leaders (TAD TRUELEMENT (TL) Turkic Student Associanon at Berkeley (TSAB Undergraduate Philosophy Forum L ' ndergraduate Political Science Association (L ' PSA) Undergraduate Real Estate Club (LIREC) Undergradu:ite Scientist Association at Berkeley (UGSA) Undergraduates in Education (UE) Unitarian Universalist Campus Ministry (UUCM) Unite For Sight-Berkeley Chapter (UFS) United Saidents for Veterans ' Health-Berkeley Chapter (L ' SVH) L ' niversities Allied for Essential Medicines at Berkeley (UAEM) Unlimiting Parallels Vagabond V-Day at UC Berkeley Vietnamese Speaking Club (VSC) Vietnamese Student Associanon (VSA) Volunteer Optometric Sers ' ices to Humanit ' Berkeley Chapter (VOSH Berkeley) L ' C Berkeley Model L ' nited Nations (UCBMUN) UC J:izz Ensembles (U(.:jE) UC Rally Committee (UCRC) Goal: To promote the spirit oj California and a love for the Liniiersii among students through the preseriation and spreading of the hislort and traditions of the Unieersil . Student leaders: Chairman Aaron Villaroya. Treasurer Eddy Crochetiere, Secretary Melody Akbari, Vice Chair Membership Patrick Rcilly, Vice Chair Spirit Shannon Bayley, Vice Chair Public Relations Emily Darko 2006-2007 Highlights: Homecoming R,illv. noon rallies, pre-game rallies, night rally, Tree-Chopping Rally, Laugh Your Axe Off, Sather lightings. Bonfire Rally, Charter Week ColliKiuiuni, culairal pertormances on Sproul, Cal Pix ' tr - Contest, Cal Photo Exhibition. Charter G ames; Cal History, Spirit, and Traditions De-Cal. UCB Raas Team Uganda Village Paiject (UVP) Undergraduate Composers at Berkeley L ' ndergraduate Economics Assiviation (UEA) Undetgraduate Finance AssiKiation Undefgraduate Management Consultants Group (UFAA ' MCG ) Undergraduaa; Marketing AsstK ' iation (L ' M.A ' Undergraduate Mass Communications Association (L ' MCA) L ndcrgradiiaie Mass Communicaiions Association younuil WoBB Amateur R-idio Club (W6BB) Wesley Student Center Women and Youth Supporting Each Other (WYSE) Women in Political Science Women of Color Film Project (WOCFF) Wonderworks Working Group on Science, Technology, Ethics ■Sl Liw Student Division (STELA) World Can ' t Wait - Drive Out The Bush Regimel World Peace Buddhists (WPB) Wofid Vision at Berkeley Wrestling Club at Berkeley . in.ixtli (MH.;hA) Young Queers L niied tor Empowernuiii O ' QUE) Youngsa-r Production Youth and Education Liw SiKiety (YELS) Youth IMPACT Youth Menti.f Pn.gram • ' WCA f ' MP) Youth Support Paigram O ' SP) Zct.i Phi lieu (Zeuis) Page 2S5 I Organizations UC Berkeley is home to 65 fraternities and sororities, with a membership of over 3,000 students. Playing host to a variety of activities, the Greek community provides opportunities to gain leadership experience, form lasting friendships and give back to the community. It provides a unique support system for members to succeed both in and out of the classroom. w - If i ' f A f-fll STORY BY CaITLIN GREEN Sigma Epsilon Omega Same-sex fraternity to challenge stereotypes It w.i.s .in uthcnAisc rypiciil Initcrnitv rush mix-tini;. On Tuesday, February 27, a couple dozen Kiiys t,nit!n.Ted around pizza boxes in a Barrows classRioni. Holdin g limc-tjrecn flyers, they listened as junior Travis Garcia, 22, laid our the yoals of the fraternity. The prospective schedule included a vast array of events, including voluntary library ' and gym group sessions, political events, business events, and of course a variety of social functions. " Maybe we can have a formal, " said Garcia. " I know that may sound funny, but I think a lot of us missed out on that experience, like with prom in high schcxil. 1 don ' t know about you guys, but I nx k a girl to my prom, and I just wisli 1 could ' ve shared that with a guy 1 cared about. " The others nodded in agreement. After all, this was the inaugural meeting of Sigma Epsilon Omega (SEO), UC Berkeley ' s only gay fraternity. Established Febniar - 22, 2007, SEO is one of the few gay fraternities in the country. Although It fiincrions as a general social fraternity, it is also politically and professionally oriented around the gay movement. " SEO offers gay Cal undergraduate and graduate students all the social benefits and fun of a typical fraternity with a professional and political edge, " said Garcia, the fraternir - ' s founder and president. " We are going to take an active approach to addressing gay issues. " Indeed, the group ' s emergence has sparked a dialogue on campus and in the community. " Not only is it exciting to welcome a new group that promotes activism and diversity in the Greek community, it is gotxl to see such a group getting overwhelmingly positive press, " wrote Brandy Gamoning, president of UC Berkeley ' s Student Coalition for Marriage Eciuality. " A gay fraternity has the power to show that homosexuals really are part of the mainstream. " Garcia Ixlieses the organization can serve as a balance to the portrayal of gay stereotypes in the inedia. " On FOX news, they ' ll show you a 10-second clip of a guy in a pink thong at the Pnde Parade, and that ' s not an image most people can relate to, " he said. He hopes SEO can he a leader in adviKating gay rights on campus and e ' en nationwide. Although the group has thus far received positive feedback from the press, campus, and Greek council. Garcia says he will challenge opposition head-on through debates. " We will definitely not be a group that stays in the background of the gay nghts movement, " he said. While onenteil towards the gay community, SEO will demonstrate no preference for homosexuals over other people. " We will not discriminate against anyone, gay or straight, " said Garcia. With over 20 current brotliers, SEO looks forward to growing and becoming a cornerstone of the LOST community at Cal, said Garcia. Though many brothers are pre-law or political science majors (including Garcia), they arc of various ethnic backgrounds, hail from around the country, and have diverse post-graduation plans. " I ' m liKiking tor lifelong friends, " said junior Leonard Steed. " I want good connections for the future. " SEO is In a unique position to forge strong connections betwcx ' n its members. The fraternity ' s first rush class is a step ahead others: they all share a pre-existing connection, something they can instandy relate to. " We ' re all experiencing the same thing, whether it be dating or heartbreak or coming out, " said Garcia. " Those are the issues we can all come together and deal with as a community so we ' re all a lot more successful. " Along these lines, said Garcia, " SEO Is hoping to appeal not only to existing active members of the Berkeley gay community, but also to members of the gay community that have not yet found an organization that has aligned with their common Interests or goals. " With one successful semester behind them (including events such as an LGBT Professionals Pane, " Dating for Dummies, " and a bonfire at Ocean Beach), the fraternity is already registered as a student group and hi pes to establish a house for the 2007-08 schcxil year. The next gi«il Is to Kxrome UC Berkeley ' s only gay fraternity to register with the Interfratemity Council, a process that requires $1 million in liability coverage. " A fraternity is pretty hard to start, " said Garcia. " We are talking about difficulties such as a lack of leadership and liability. The.se organizations require time, effort and dedicated peiiple. " Indc-vd, SEO was preceded by a failevl attempt to establish a chapter of national gay fraternity Delta Lambda Phi, which existed briefly in the 1990s. Ne ' cnheless, Garcia is optimistic about SEO ' s future: " We are trying to establish an alumni board so that the organization continues c ' en after the lndi idual members graduate, " he said. " It ' s a different climate today than It was 1 S years ago. There are more- gay alumni who are out, and there ' s more support for g-ay rights In general. " In the meantime, Garcia is planning for the fratemlt ' ' s first fall rush. " SEO has definitely been one of the most Intense experiences of my life, " he said. " When we were aKiut to launch SEO, jsiKial chair and civfounder) Daniel Sanson and I wx-re worried aKiut how things wvre going to mm out. When we filled up the first niivnng with guys and two TV crews, howxn-cr, wx- knew SEO was going to be okav. and so far it has nirni l out amazing. " Hm; 2007 I fi rov ' RTf sv Travis Garcia (AKnv) SEO ' s first c cr rush class p.inKip.itt " . ui ox-nts shortly attcr the rratcmit ' s establishment in Fcbn]ar - 2007. Alicr .t successful first semester, SEO is now workinc towarJ getring .1 house and rc .nstennjj with the lntertTatemit ' Cnundl. " It ' s not like any ot the other gay gn ups on campus, " ■ aij Josef Weber. " When yiiu live together, x u make closer friends than |b " | ju.st R Mng to a hrw meetings like wiili pi litical gay gtv ups. " I Left) The SEO brnthers hang out with the Delta l.imbda Phi (PLP) brothers frum L ' C Davis. I LP IS a nanonal jray fr-atemit - with 26 chapters nantmwide (although it made a tailed attempt in the 990s to establish a chapter at Bcrlccio ' )- SEO hosted sev-cral s vial evrnts. in addinon ti ser -ing prv tessional and p«ilmcil tuncrons. " The steal i pic-iil x ung gay man is, I think, shiiwn n$ living m the moment, not m«xi -atcd. and here wt arc. alt smdent at Berkeley who oKiinisly want theM. " Mkcesshil futures, " said |iinior Justin Zicclcr. " 1 want e rr thing tli.it comes with a frat and to ' ■nil [• c tnic t» whv I am. " Roster: Philip AI -ar»do. Alex Anwla. Jusnn Bagnall. Ntck Cirxrll. Waltrc Cm:. Gnrg Elcnboas. TrjMs Garaa. I anicl Lamb. R lvn Liu-Min. Roben Um. Kiul Li»pc:. Yaniv Newman, Richie Ngiiwn. Bnan 0 ' Di nncll. Robert PcrK. CT Kt ld . l jniel Sinst n. Leonard Steed. Enc Sixmc kI Justin Ziegter. PaKc ! ' » ! ( .rcck-; 1907-2007 Alpha Omicron Pi Centennial Celebration On April 12. 2007, the Sigma chapter oi Alpha Omicron Pi kicked off its Centennial weekend celebration, hosting a campus open house. All week long, sisters of AOll hustled about finishing last-minute touches to beautify our chapter house. Floors sparkled, tables exuded elegance, and the smell lit ' fresh flowers filled the air as we opened our de)ors to the UC Berkeley community. Sisters guided members from other chapters, campus leaders and administrative staff t hrough our house, explaining the history behind it every step of the way. Display hoards and scrapbooks which mapped out Sigma ' s history ' were also laid out for all to see. We would like to thank the UC Berkeley community for taking the time to celebrate our Centennial with us. On April 1 3, Sigma hosted a " mocktail " social for alumnae and collegians. An array of tasry drinks and hors d ' oeuvres were ser ed, .ind live music resonated through the chapter house. Sisters were able to meet alumnae from different graduating classes, reaching back to the 1940s. The atmosphere of this event reflected the sophistication of each AOII member. both collegiate and alumnae. The social also engendered a palpable spirit that was carried into the rest of the weekend. The morning of April 14 marked one of the most important events of our Centennial weekend. Sisters of all different ages and histories were able to celebrate the bond that holds AOlIs together - sisterhood. Our ritiial, led by our AOII ' s International President, Susan Danko, reminded each woman present about the strength of sisterhood and its abilit ' to hold steadfast through generations. Later that evening, Sigma hosted our Centennial Rose Ball at Hs Lordships in the Berkeley Marina. Sisters arrived to the e ent dressed beautifully in formal wear, indicating how important this milestone had become for everyone. Delicious appetiiers were provided and a silent auction was held as sisters settled into their seats, preparing for the festivities of the evening. A slideshow of pictures of sisters in their college years, accompanied by music popular in each decade, came after dinner. Susan Danko, as well as Past International President Ginger Banks, g.ive inspirational Making history. 907. Tlu- AOll Sigma t ' hapter was lounded at L ' C Berkeley on bebniar - 6, 1 907. It was the seventh chapter of AOII and die tit-: to Iv chartereil i n the West Coast. 1908: Sigma K-came the first AOll chapter to have a house. 1929: Sigma purchased its current house on 2311 Prospect St. speeches conveying to sisters important advici for all aspects of life. Andi Soria, an alumnr initiated in 1992, and Chapter President Emily Reid also gave speeches reflecting on the positivi influences that AOII has had on their lives and what it has meant to be a member ol Sigma. A closmg speech by our own Recruitment Chair Janice Javier also marked the beginnmv of fun on the dance floorl AOlIs of all age " got their groove on " to a wide variety of songr that everyone was familiar with. We danced the night awayl The next morning, a farewell bninch was hosted at out chapter house. Sisters were able to reminisce about the c ' ents ot the weekend. solidity ' new connections and say giunlbves. Sigma would like to thank all the wonderful alumnae who took rime out of their busy live to attend our fesriviries. We would also liki to thank AOII ' s internarional board memK-t ' who came to celebrate with us from all ovei the United States (and Canada!). This weekend proved to all that the K)nds of sistcrhiK d extend far and wide - across physical distances as wel as across generations. B G 2007 1 Page 260 ■ B H fc . tl RTFSA- EMIlvRtTO ■ pE ' Ik i ' ' S ' « i i J . K mi mam BBm coi-KTESY Emily Reid LAKivc) AOIl siswrs hans out on the tumi deck ol their houM: un Pnispoct St. The son»nt ' cctcbritcJ it lOC rar anni -ersjrv in Fcbnjary 2007 and hosted an claKiratc Centennial Weekend in Apnl 2007. tncludinp an elcjrant Centennial Ri e E ll at Hs Lordships in the Bcrkele%- Manna. Alumnae tar and uidc returned for the e ent. at which sisters p.ist and present gave speeches on the posibve impaa AOII has had on their li TS- (Lelr) Janice Javier ICcnrennial Evrnt CoonJinaK r and Rcvruiiment Chair), AnKcIa VuUo (VP .-Kd ministration. Centennial Brunch Pa -head). Alana SciKt ( T Educanon, Centennial Open House Da -head). and Emily Rcid (Prrsidcni. Centennial MiKktnil Pas-head) celebrate at the Mt.x ' kiail Soaal i»vrr Centennial Weekend. The wrckend was full ot events, manv ot which wvrc attended K alumrue - stimc evw datrns Kuktothc l HOs: Pa tf - I G reeks w " i ororities Cal ' s I 2 Panhcllcnic sororities, along with se eral cultural sororities and national ranhellcnic sororities, pride themselves in their tocus upon the tour pillars of Greek memhership: Friendship, Scholarship, Leadership and Ser ice. Sororities kicked off the year with recruitment on August 25. along with house tours and info sessions throughout Welcome Week. Existing members ttx k the new pledge classes under their wings, introducing them to the ' Greek lite ' and all it has to offer. Most sororities have academic programs, in addition to numerous opportunities to gain leadership experience. All sororities host philanthrop ' e ' ents, in addition to x-arious sisterhixx] and social cN ' cnts throughout the year. The Chi Omega girls, for example, hosted Chi O Casino Night on April 27, 2007; the event raised over $2,000 for the Make-AWish Founilation. ■ ' Mpha Chi Omega also hos ted several e ents to benefit its teatured chanty, A Sate Place Shelter, including: Uinch Against Violence, Have a Heart Week, and Slide Into Base for a Safe Place. On April 14, 2007, son rities again made a strong showing at Cal ' s Fitth .Annu.il Relay tor Lte, a nation-wide limdraiser that support.s the American Cancer Sivicty. Soronnes put together various teams, raising o ' er $32,000 of the total $70,000! Special avognitii n went to Delta Gamma ($8,600) and Alpha Omicron Pi ($4,000). Indeed, Cal ' s sororities demonstrated commimient Kith in and out ot the classnxim, mamraining K th high academic and philanthropic standards. HOUSE PHOT MS HV MiCHAEL PlHULIC AND EtHAN GlANG B G 2007 I P«ge 262 Alpha Chi Omega NICKNAME FOUNDKD KST. AT CAl COl OK HOWKR MOTTO AChiO 188t, DL-r.uiw University 1909 Olivt Green Scarlet Red Carnation " Together let us seek the heights. ' SISTERS OF AChiO Dina Amin, Angela. Andelson. Jillian Ardre ' , Liece Arena, Paifje Bardolph, Ashley Barks, Lisa Bashkirova, Michelle Bccerra, LinJsey Rery. Kristin Bemdt, Emma Bijesse, Elisaberh Bolorinos, Mani Booster. Jessie Booth, Christina Boyet, AJrienne Brenner, Jennifer Brophy, Dana Burow. Kclscy Bye, Jillian Chony, Gillian Clow, Jillian Ci-wk. Carey Coppini, Amanda DeSon, Krystine Dinh. Leslie Edwards, Marin Formico, Janet Frishberg, Krisse Gannon. Teresa Gee. Megan Graf, De ' an Gregon, Lauren Hall, Lisa Hampton, Andrea Hardland, ICihla Harris, Laurie Hathaway, Eugenee Hceter, Jennifer Ho. Valoric Huttrnan. Eghosa Isa, Sheev ' a Johnson, Laura Kahn, Meredith Kaplan, Shannon Keiley. Kellie Kemp, Kim Koike. Jenniter Kong. Chanel Leaf, Amanda Lt h, Li: Long. Megan Lu, Angela Ma, Natahe Maples, Janelle Marker, Lauren McKen:ie, Kathleen McGuirk, Marilx- ' th Mexire, Jessica Murphy, Shanntm Oakes, jaclyn O ' Mara, CUt-i Ormisti n, Susana Oro:co, Sara PareJes. Jordana Pepper, Jenny Phan, Amy Qin, Megan Quinoncs. Annie Riggs, Rachel Rivers. Kate Robmson. Michelle Ronquillo, Danielle Ross, Monique Smith, Klara Sputox-a. Megan Suyehira, Liura Swms m. Judy Taing. Kmailia Ticc, Lauren Trac ' . Baran L ' gur, Ma xa Ureno, Krisnn Verdegem. Courtney Wegener, Jennifer Wcstholif, Megan Whiney. McCall Wixxl. Laune Wnght. Ryan Yciton. Jessica Youngman Alpha Delta Chi NICKNAMK ADChl FOUNDtD 1925, UCLA FST. AT CAI 1929 COLOR Flame Si Blue FLOWER Gladiolus . Delphinium MOTTO " As in a mirror " SlSitRS OF ADChi M. ' lh Miller. Amanda Srempw»n, Stephanie Sinngt nnao, H.i .ili LiK-henrr, Cyntht.1 Rotlin , Virginia Throne. Susan Eldndgc, Cirla Crist, Mahn Sacchao, Came Johnson. Dorcas Tang, Eunks. Sarah Drcjct, Jane Tran Pa«o 26 I Circcks NICKNAME ADPi FOUNDED 18SI EST. AT CAL i n COLOR ,-K:urc Blue Wlutc FLOWER WixxJlanJ VkiIci MOTTO " We live for each other SISTERS OF AOPhi Pamcij Janccrek, MelinJa Miles. Stephanie Simos, Alir T Sokoliiw. AmanJa Ehrman, Alyssa Calonge, Kclsev Etlion, Amy Waiters, Kelly ' iselman. Chelsea Teall, ' i Dt). Valene Escalante, Stace Junsch, Sandra Crossle . KC Pa -ne McKanna. Kate Balbr i-[U sa. Tirtany Hsu. Yacly Pickman. UnJsay Sinycr. Tome Patron. Bnttany Sachs. Mejjan Wessel, Jessica Scheerdcr. Liura Mcnult . Lndsay Baile . Oiir Mekel. Kelly Gonon, X imi- - Stcininj ' r. Amy F echter, Kat Deck. Lauren Stallard. Enn Timble. Hannah Frankel. Sheax " n Gnttith, Kan Finstad. liana Nankin, Molly James, Allii on Louie, Sfic Frcdlund-Blomsi, Hilary Habcr, Zcrna Husami, Ma o e MichcU, Leah Davis, Soma Lim, Bethany BartlcR. Lilian Kennedy. Heidi Gen Kuung, Jcnn Singer, Sara Pollock. Ashley Berk, Mcyan MacDonald. Jaclyn Fnedcnthal. Chnstie I chards, Natalyii DeRt bertis-Theye, Nicole Baudouin, Leslie Roter, Felicia Uany. Dana Nielsen, Janet Bickford, Leah Mogabdgab. Heather Cohen. Ij:r ' Pell, Nancy Franco. Cheasea Taber, Nicole Schmidt, Monet Martin, Lali Armijo Sigma Kappa NICKNAME SK FOUNDED 1874, a)lh ' College EST. AT CAL 1910 COLOR Maroon Lavender FLOWER Violet MOTTO " One heart, one way ' SISItRSOFSK Heather Glaiguu-, Jannc Mane Mamncau, Elena Dc Susa, Shauna Kennedy. Amher Chin Gussin, Glory Mohiushami. Shannon Ba 4ev. Beth Wiitry. Lauren Bcnne. Crystal mac Kcniic. Kj la B-ans. Sara Pert:. Rachael. Schiltman. Anru Andcr cn, Kimara MiNtdlcy, Annabel Tchk. Shira Andcr «.m, M diM»n Alexander. Claire-Alex Gann, Amanda Pviwrll, Karen J.il ' - ' - ' -n McAdams, Nina Fiich. Chn nna Kiant;. Mei. ' an ' utaw. Alii a Brcindel. Btanca Ciiu«to. T- l ct Ri llo. UndKV Sands. Jessica Pami-Fitch. Br -nne WiUon. Bcciia Ta lor. Shawn ButKc . Karly Benncff. Kaylec Pollin. Mallory Motm ki. Taylor Jordan, bnduy Bird, Anattasu KirrvT -j. Cahtcnne b. Staccy Bm MtEnnrc. Ellii Hammond. Brandy LVOmelU , Valcne Marek. Heather TturK ia. Julie Hustun B G 2007 1 Page 264 NICKNAME aKDPhi FOUNDED 1989. UC Berkeley EST. AT CAL 1989 COLOR Purple . Wliitc FIOWER Iris MOTTO " Timeless friendship through sisterhood. " SISTERS OF aKDPhi Amy Chan, Nam Kim. Jamie Kuo, Jt vce Liao, Karen Lin. Siu Lu. Kim Villarcnte. Mansa Wann. Liana Cheng. Emily Hsiao, Josephine Hung, AdeLi Jung, Juhe Ngt), CXtra Younc, K. August, N.itaiic Chen. Natalie Chien. Elizabeth Han. Jenniter Hsiunn, [jnda Ouv ' ;mK, Lnda Phan, Sarah Suh, Jessica Tu, Alice Wen. Vicky Ho. Clarissa Hwang, Stella Kang, Jenny U, Emily Lu. [.mine Sun, Jane Wu, Vaiene Chang, Jiseon Choi. Elisa Chu, I indy Huynh, Monica Huynh. Julia Kan. Catherine Lee. Connie : in. Christine Rhee, Tittany Tam, Aurora Chan. Jo Anne Dc ,ai:man. Acrce Lee, Pa Vang. Janet Wong, Catalina Hong. Esther Kim. Ann Long, Sherry ng. MelinJa Ngi . JCuelynn Nguyen, Tesa Nguyen, Ruby Park. Michelle Yang. Sheila Chen. Alvina Chu, Alina Fu, Jessica Hsu, Debra Kuang, Jenny Kwvn. Rebecca Liu, Tram Nguyen, Christ ' Tmong. Laura Yi alpha Kappa Delta Phi Ani;mJa Comne, Taleen Alexander, Sarah Gaicher. Sophie Ewald, .Ashley Cefelu, Diana Yan, France Sink, lennv Edw-ards. Mansa Lau. Neda RiKista. Janice Javier, Bnmo Crystal Galli -an. Lisa Putke -. Elizabeth Kremcn, Tma Fan. Claudia Trotch, Aurora Masum-Jawki. Emily Reid. Sam Tilhm, Jeannie Crerner, Nadia Knisncr. Alana Scort. Marynne Brown. Erica Barrcs. Katie Kromydas. Tar.i Amm, Tami Evnin. Jessica Billig. Minmda Sandretto, rh llis Fang, Michelle Benncn, Viaona Yeliokums .m, Mi-i, ' .in Mari.iuart.lr, Sunnv Son c«h. Chrivrina Shigemar5u, Alpha Omicron Nicole Higashiyama, Alexandra Apple, Nicole Walter. Shaun Reid. Annie Doty. Onita Bhattasali, Cindy Pineda, Man Kaneko, Melissa He, Victoria Sotelo. Crist ' Sanada. MiU si Marjone Mau ' u. Mansela Gome:. Chalotre Hunon. Helen Murphy. Enn Simmer, Irene Fr.iyman, L::ie Stromberg, Sharleen Hwang, Alison McGuirk, Monica Brandy. LecAnn Norman, Lauren Vercmica Valde:, Elise Pecchenino, Sasha Alikhan. Lauren Gullv. Luircn Bern. Susan Srotyon, Domthy Xu NICK.SA.ME Af»Pi FOUNDED 1897, Barnard College EST. AT CAL 1907 COLOR Cardinal Red FLOWER Rosa " Jacqueminot " MOTTO " One motto, one badge, one Kind and singleness ot heart " Pat-e -fi I C.ri-.ls NICKNAME APhi FOUNDED 1872, Syracuse Inivi-rMty EST. AT CAL 1901 COLOR Bordeaux . Silver FLOWER Lily of the Valley Forget-Me-Not MOTTO " Union liand in hand " SISTERS OF APhi Alpha Phi Scephanic Michelle Brucan. Eblvi Bajth. Hilar Tliomton. Sk v Frascr. Oana Shprxinn, Molly Fcl:. Kjt - Schulc. Amnnda Thomberrv. Rj -a Belle Lrman, Can lina Hall, Jennifer Hong, Trac Tont;. Sarah K.i ' an, Zara Sicttcl, dinny Morris, Sarah Hammer, Laura Vhivxs. (Cnfttina Minor, BT nn Holland, Sarah Danielle Ha vpjan. Stephanie Anasr, Stephanie Ross, Adi Fnedman. Ciithcrinc Christopher, Ncda Saleh, Mar ' Gossel. Emilic ZuaolotTt.1. Sarah Ferguson, Eva Fryc, Eriai Sheenn, Mylan Ton, Jasmine T:eng, Genrjjma Hamell, Caroline Hertel. Nicole Ferguson. Sarah Nabahani. FCitelyn Burke, Julia Hartcr, Alis4.m Davis, Teresa Haun, Menel CHven, Kelly Meadows, Kat Taylor, AlliM. ' n Hom, Lisa OrLindini. Manana S:en:, Anna Sc ie Leiteste, Neda Zan in, Kr ' stcn Joyce, Anna Callaghan, Jenna Monon, Katie Stccklcr, Madeleine Hammar, Stephanie Gebhatdt, Cassandra Dcia Cru:, Samantha Breault, Mccgan Bnx ks, CarolvTi Blumcnhrld, Kcnanne Hewitt, Sarah Eli:aK.-th Reishman, Daicia Allen Kathryn Kim, Kalia Sei nt, Tanana Fause -. jeancnnc Richen, Chelsea Rice, Megan Fnedman. Cami Stonelakc, Julia Mane Inglc, Knsten Brown NICKNAME FOUNDED EST. AT CAL COLOR FLOWFR MOTTO ChiO 1895, University of Arkansas 1902 Cardinal iSt Sn aw WIaIic Carnation " Hellenic culture an J Christian ideals " Leah Bellshaw, Liuren Zicktcld, Scace ' Anker. Kristen Burrell. Luiren Kaplan. Sencm Surmeli. Jessica Bergman, Jackie Miller. Lium Skt, wlund. Kali Uintrip. Nicole Smith, Katherine Rockwell. Rcnna Brtmn-Taher, Enka Ongkeko, Olga Spi -ak, Alison Lynch, Tali Jang, Eli:al-vth Doughert ' , Mariah Maguire-F mg, Una El Houssamy, Becca Grubman, Sloane Blair, Gtilnar Ya:dchi, Alex C x, Sarah Grand, Uiuren Edgecomlx-, Maddie Curet, Claire Daniels, Whimo " McFadJen, Qtlerte LeBon, Valine Moreno. Kns5 ' Ober, Lmren Kling, Julia Malkina. Rebecca Spicer, Jessica Goren, Alli Blender, bannc Zacklcr. Eden Ktir, L. ma K1h.k , Jordan McCiirthy, Jenny Bishop, Kara Jancourt:. Natiilia Garcui. Alexandra Vckich, Helc T a E iolas. Aneb !:«k. Brctic Henderson. Caidin Berliner, Sara Ncff. Sara Etcmad. Emily Fordenrr, Tar Ti Kilmer, Tcss Kcnncr. Casey Madden. Michelle Lcc, Aarusha Jana Das. Avaltm Johnson, Bnanna Zicgler. Amy Swart:, K.i:u -o Monia, Megan Stanii n. Abigail Rosenthal. Sheica Kmis, Kaoc S JlenbcrgcT. Irene Chen, Sha -na A hlo Russell, Mirrlle Fishel. Sarah Van Miet. Laura Qi:abcth Chandler, Eliubcth Manm, Caic - Amberger, Michelle Claxton. Kaac OUis, Sarah Riddle. Chelsea Picnich, Rebecca Stem. . ' MliM m Bajg Kair Blucsti ne, Mar -n Miller. Jamie Ca na, Stephanie Cortc B n ?007 I Patje 266 NICKNAME Tri [Vita FOUNDii ' 1 ' . Boston Univcrsiry EST. AT CAL 1 900 COLOR Silver, Gold . Cerulean Blue FLOWER Pansy MOTTO " Let us steadfastly love one another " SISTERS OF Tn Delta Alexis Komor, Natalia Uic. Chcr l Wei. Kciso Stam, ICitc Enos, Olivia Lulic. Min Choi, Kell y Riindall, Ashlc - Stcbbins. Viaona Mitchell, Emily Chan. Emily Tscny, Gina Won, Anne Fosselman, Anjjic Lee. Jeanclly Oro:co, Diana Rosen, AJna Stoliar, . V ' ssa Sales. Katie Lcaiy. Cheryl Cox, Danielle BorJen, Tisha Duke. Grayson Vincent. Heather .Ashk Brent. Amanda Yodottitr, Sofia Dimitro ' a Pee -a, Kicrsten Hansen. Colette Hollander. Nicole Mann, Stephanie McCaso, Shauna Yandell, Amy Endicort, Andrea Hinman. Kan Lottus-Farren, Caitlin Halse -. Knstina Zaccardelli, Chhst - Dillon, Danieia Scappini, Evel -n Wan ;. Liurie Chaikind, Khsten Eckert. Chnsrina Vasqurt, Natasha Cuk, Stephanie Sheny, Irene Tan. Sukhvir Singh, Cathcnnc Powell, Li ' nta Chantelle Anderson, Juliana Starcexich, Zara Zclenko, Janelle lyc -a. Enn Todd. Nicole Hoppmn, Enn Wilk, Vivian Tang. Edlyn Tong, Maud Wilson. Chhsnnc Shim, Rachel Kennedy. Laun:n Wroblewski, Dana [Samuel. Lauren Trapani, Rachel Sherer, Heather Nickerson, M:.hJlc. ;i:i. T.iin.ir Ji;., an. -...:_■. .:. S[... :...a-.. Victona Chiang, Rachel Marcin. Brirtney Mulcahy. Monica Amell. Whime ' Schiller, Sage 0 ' Tw lc. Kylie McGa ' gor. Kitty Vu. Libb ' Traco ' , Erica Lund. Tammy Mao. Annie Nolnng, Ashley Camck Delta Delta Delta NICKNAME DG FOUNDED 1875, Lewis School tor Girls EST. AT CAI 1 907 COLOR Bron:e. Pink . Blue FLOWER The Delci Gamma Cream Rose MOTTO " Do GtKld " SISTERS OF DG Nicole Kunbard, .M! on Mum w, Michelle McHo. Lco ' a Shakcd. Becca Moss. Bccca Nash, Bt»bbi Tonclli. Liuren Berg. Crystal Bronte. Bnttany Bano. Michcle Gibv n. Julia Dttday, Rachel Furman. Jojo Lui, Vanessa Van Vixtrhis. Cameri»n l mdM n. Danielle Coe, Sarah Binning, Lauren Arapagv, Und av Mais, Kimmie Fuller. Cathcnne Jane Rice. NXTiimcN ' Bernstein. Chns v Brad -Smith. Rone Janik. P.ige Sr»»up. I ' tilogne Schmidt, R-uhel IXibin, Ha rn Hutchistm. K.inc Wagenman, Leah Tsang. All L»gan, Jeanninc Regalia. C Hlrme ■ Vt ' ilk, Jackie Spear, Madison Clements. Rachel Fcrrnsowic:. Amy t.ira -cs, Otm: - miller, Haylo C x. Matlory Sadan. Chnsnna Startak, Annie Cirruth. MajKie Eiscnbcrg. Enn Mastv pierro. Una tVhman, Ryan C hcn. Kelly Lund . SUwnc Arvii . Harper Ackcrman. t Jthcnne Holton. Liuren Hottmann. Melissa IVmerral. Hanna Pt .»l. .Aihlcy Montg »mcry. Br ikc Sm ng, R-khcl Morxwki. Jenna U lli. R mi lordan Delta Gamma PaKC 267 I Greeks NICKNAMt Kiippa FOUNDED 1870, Monmouth College EST. AT CAL 1880 COLOR Dark Blue Light Blue FLOWER Flcur-de-Lis MOTTO " Til Ix- womanly and tnic ' SISTERS OF ICippa Kappa Kappa Gamma Liurrn Kucschcr. M-irj lii Ri enhbtt. . hton Mohn, Stephanie TictKkhl. .Aislinn Fnvb. Nith Senra, Jessica Gibbs, Renec Pc»in. Lisa Greene. ManJ ' Kjkj is, KcUv Rich, jeisica Bardwil. .Alcxanvlra DuislxTy, kclly Uicc. Chnsnna Fcrnin, Ann Pickard. Enn Odisio, Kan Milter. Lea Witter, Julia Baumyaertner, Hilar ' Enfilen. Mt lh Ha v . Jamie Raiian. Anne Wight, Elsie Windcs. Brrnna Hackmeyvr. Kai ' a EaJin m, Kane Wans, Dumthy KaikiM-. Caitlin Jt nston. Anna Ofstein, Lrnie Kcmer, Christina Lararra . Julia Samoiif. Kat - E»ple -Joncs, Melissa Cathenne UTiecIer. Lauren Da i.s. Erin Newman, Candinc TictKihl, Bocca Grj o. Kendall Hams. Julie Picquct. Kimberiy Carls )n, Ashlc - Wameke. R -an McCaule -, Chiara Formenri-L ' jiaki, Karen Quant. Yana Skorobogann-. Khsta Brieann EUis. Piper Waldrun, Marane Barraclitfc, Lndsay Ja iie Taylor. Liure K» hne, KC Oaklc ' , Can Iinc Gibbs. Danielle Andrews, Lindse ' Baker. Emilv Brencs. Knstcn Duffel, .Alii Vale. Hannah Rollins. Stephanie Chen. Molly Hamnj n, Sasha Campbell, Sandec YiHing. Hilar Lapping. Jill Costello. Beth McCanhy Pi Beta Phi NICKNAME Pi Phis FOUNDED 1867, Monmouth College EST. AT CAl 1900 COLOR Wmc . Silver Blue FLOWER Wine Carnation MOTTO " Pi Beta Phi " SISTERS OF Pi Phis A hle Roth. KT Marshall. Kate Lipcr. Ashley Paschal. Undscy Bn», Julie Bemd, Caidin Bigham. Kate Piwoclt. Tr -eta Petntv .Anru Inhotc. Whimc ' Ri» . Anna Ward. Danielle Vasak. Eli a MalmquiM. Kn en Greenlee. Man» ' »a EJler, Bnttan SfurmcT. Stephanie Kramer, V ' ikki GUnskii. BrvM ke Doncvvan, Liiic Steele. Vccfu Pathipirampil. Allie Hiichwald, EmiH ' Bnimlcy, Cavtie Lnm n%, Enn Kclh. Alexandra Routhier, Came Himmelnch. Ncha Mehci. Hibr Winkelman, Je «ica Fulton. Katie cal, Kat Gordon. 0«d Warren. Shclb y Wea -er. Nitolc [ Lnm. Anna WidJtWMm. M ■ ' ' ■ ' ' ' uiajm Throp, Holly HctH-mun, ' ; lAinc. Sikki HuiL. .Alcn Stciny, J-K • ij . Rachel Warner. BUir Borchardt. L.hn»nna LH hcTTv. LOrclle Ftmi, Dam Haber, Lauren Ku«hncf , A hlo ' Greet, I ' hnidlc Micheltcn, Amanda ' ' tfer. Lua Cambirr B G 2007 I Page 268 MCKNAMI- GPhiB I !»H i ' i 1) 1874, Syracuse Univcrsir - iM. i ( i 1894 - _ cuioR Brown Mode iH5tti-R Pink Carnation Mono " FounJcJ upon a rock. " SISTERS OF GPhiB Kri tfn CasareitK , Hliiahoth Lally, Hcuthcr Hclmick. Dinnn Ch.i (. " hnstine Nicolas. Vivicnnc Ko, Jessica Chan, Lorena Reyos, Beth Bellion, Enn Swcenc -. JaJc BraJtish. Yuriko Yamamotu, Liura Patajo. Lv Bamm. Tr ' phcn.i Carinll. Sara Pacelko. Jminn. Lee. Ashley Smnid, Cicnc ' if r Sublette, Jennifer Rhodes. Hatl.i Hofifcr. Shintau bn, Louise Ryvlcr, Sara Hams. Jessica Oao, Jasmine Asuncion, Joyce Shin Chun. Kathenne Tran, Anyelee Kumar. Cimille Cu. Ashley C yany. Angie Esquivel. Stepham. Straka. Ehraheth Catalano. Josci Kim. Gina Yicoub, Stac ' Fon,! Melanie Tanphanich, Jordan Mack. Mcfpin Quinn, Hayley Wone, Kellv bny. Ann Lc, Meajran Gordon, Lindsay Lane. Brenda Casrillo, Jeanna Saccomano. Monica Niblack, Kaihcrinc To, Simone Epstein, Ashley M;ixu-ell. Teresa Caiurano. Knsrin Dascanio, Mahcc Romero, Carolyn Bridgeman, Nicole Blumc. Lauren Torres, Alula Benson, Melissa Frederickson, Sarah Ermann, Terese Bahno, Nicole Ferris. Aanne Marie Dlos Reyc--. !ulv Lipe:, Emily Faye Brtistein, Danielle Pidgeiin. Samantha Sayson, Caitlm Hewes. Aaliy-ah Ichino, Michelle Chang, Verona A. Flores, Suzanne Wen, Nt clle-Grace Ochinang, Tracy Chan, Christy Hascltine, Thuy Nguyen Gamma Phi Beta NICKNAMF FOUNDED EST. AT CAl COLOR FLOWER MOTTO Tlicta 1870, DePaiiw L ' ni ersir ' 1890 Black Gold Pansy " Sisterhood, unicv, suppurt SISTERS OF Theta Josie Alvarez. Elaine Fok, Tracie Watson, Lingii Huang. Emilie Halbach. Kathryn Thayer, Heidi Si, Sam Huey, Anna Lehr. Amanda Hughes, Annie Mai. Evan Riichal, Kait -n Murphy, Lauren Rosner, C-heryl Russell, Elisa Huang, Caroline Pan, Lisa Shields, Stephanie Lai, Sheila MaKill. Canssa Wong. Kathleen Miles, Yaelle Shaham-Sman, Kristyn Ham. Liuren Daly, Doris Do, .Ashley Thomas, Kat An, Katie Estrada, Julia Petiucci, Katherine Asch. Meredith Slater, Nicole Melissa, Reyna Goniale:. Melissa Ramirc:, Heather Yan. Kacte MacGregor, Leah Rabkin. Kathryn Hoiwnih. Anna Cosrclli Doutrhern ' . Alisa l " »ng. Holly McManncs. Tal Yeshanoi ' , Melissa Lopcr. Susan McKay, Paula Luu. Savannah Whitne -, Gabi Guthner, Mallory Bedwell. Rachel Miller. Krisra Seiden, Elissa Green. Chloc Coscaa ' lli, Katharine LtAx-tt, Sam SiKia, Jessica Knowies, Kane Bennen. Alex Carr, Danielle Pennington. Liura Haley, Rachael Wakctield. Julie Stnick, K ite Murrav. Rnanna Meknllc, Michelle Rcyx-s. Meg-an O ' Connor. Lndsay Hunter. Katie Robms in, Lauren Tcrr -, Emily Bishop, Katrina Zieficnhirt, Jenn Da is. Scan Madelienc Tcnenrson. CIdia Zorio, Dana Cohn, Melissa Milks Kappa Alpha Theta r.ii:c 269 I Orccks ' " Greek Life Wlicn Greek members weren ' t hosting social wents, study groups, intermural sports teams, or a myriad of other activities - the ' were giving back to their communities. On top of their featured charities and philanthropic e ' ents, fraternity and sorority members Kxik initiative in and out of the Greek community. The 2007 OSKIs Student Leadership Awards, sponsoa-d l- ' the Office of Student Life (OSL) and AssiKiated Students of the University of California Berkeley- (ASUC), rcct)gniied ?? student groups and individuals for their leadership and service Ixitli on- and t)ft anipus. Award recipients were honored at the Fourth Annual OSKIs Award Ceremony in the Pauley Ballroom on May 3, 2007. Congratulations to the following five winners fixim the Greek community: Nfkiiii Hii ;at(I)f.i.t lAi Di.i i ). i (;ed Helmet Award " He U.15 elected ' P of his traternit as a tirst ycnir student - a ptist he held for two years; he has served on the IFC Judicial Council, and was electc-d the V ' P of Risk Management - a role that entailed significant time and personal commimient; dunng this time he established improved dialogue with public safety and university officials and met regularly with the Berkclc-y Police and Fire Departments to address issues of mutual concern. Last semester, his peers elected him President of the IFC. This leader is committed to working towards a unific l fraternity and sorority community at Cal and we .ire hopeful that his leadership will help us get there. " ll.OK TREGIB (AEPi), OUTSTANIIIM. Si I IIIM I.K l i KMIII- » XKll " This individual has worked nrclessly to empower and bnng alxmt awareness on matters relevant to on- and off-campus life. From organizing voter registration, seeking an extension of Southsidc and Northsidc business BSiG 2007 I Page 270 hours, and the institution of online voting for ASL ' C elections, Igor Treul- is a true bridge between the City of Berkeley and the campus. " Sloane Ardis (DG). Emerging Student Leadership . warii " Most students spend tiieir first year struggling a find what .ictivines tiiev vv.iiit to immerse themselves in tor their stay at Cal. This recipient immediately ti« ' k on leadership rx)les such as Pircctor t i .• lumn.ie RelaDons and [Erector " Senior Pmgramming for Delta Gamma Fratemitv. While also axreating tlk Berkelcv Women in Business Club and serving .is Vice President ol Recor .b Her nominator states that Sloane Aidis is an extraordinary person, and embodu- die qualities of a Cal Bear that all students should strive w achieve. " Gamma Pill Beta, STt ' DENTORGANiZATii IN I ' mi vmiikiii ' » kd " Through their ' Mr. Gamma Phi ' phihintliropy event, tins group raiseJ over $8,000 tor CampFire L ' S.A. In preparation for their event the sister- of Gamma Phi Beta visiteil the lival chapter of CampFire L ' SA in l iklaivi to gain a better undersmnding ol where there efforts ux-re gi ing. Thii: invesmicnt with this organiation translated into their abilir - to re-cruit olhi ■ patticipants from all across campus to take part in their philanthrop ' . " Panhellenic Coi ' Nciu Sti.ide.nt Organization Phiua.nthi op - Award " Tills .ivvard nvipient p,imien l with v.inous tlldent i.Ti ' up . i.iiiipn- deparmients, n: City of K-rkele%. Fire [Vp.mnient and P» lice IX-parmienl in an etioit to fvMt;ili:e tlie philanthtvipic nature of tlieir communitv. Tlic Panhellenic Council organiievl or ciHirganiMd tJie ti llovnng events tiirvHigliout the ' ear: May tor Ltc; Cal Greek Clean Up; Cit ' l sasaT Prcpaa-dness D.iy: Screen on the Green; Cal Greek Carnival: Gnerk Week; and Ttkk or Greek. ' r.ii;i- 271 I Greeks r Fraternities A Fraternit ' recruitment, lasting frtim August 24-31, was the beginning of a busy year. Cal ' s 36 IFC tratemiries, in addition to several cultural fraternities and national Panheilenic fraternities, hosted not only sodal events, but also brotherhood, scn ' icc and academic programs. Sigma Chi, for example, had an exciting year with the addition ot 26 nevv- members. The guys took two road trips, participated in several intcrmurai spons teams, and hosted social events such as " Sigma Chi " TOs. " The fraternity ' s crowning achievement, though, was Derby Days, its annual wcelc-long philanthropy event dedicated to promoting community service among the Greek community ' and raising hinds (over 53,6001) for the Oakland Children ' s Hospital and the Huntsman Cancer Institute. This combination ot sixial events, small activities and brotherhiHxl events continue to make Sigma Chi a verv active fraternity. The Greek .system also continues to offer an excellent support system to deal with the rigors of life at Cal. Most fr.itcmities have snidy hours and host annual hicultv dmners. Many also have exam banks, iibranes, and or GPA requirements. Tlicca Chi even has .i pri:e for most improved GPA each semester. Although members arc required to attend certain funct ions such as weekly chapter meetings and community service events, most find themselves wannng to Ixvome more deeply mvolvevl. Wliether attending extra philanthropy or sivial i-vents, tvitonng other menilxTs, or Kvoming an officer, fratcrnitv members put a lot in iinJ get a lot out ol their Creek experience. Housi iMioios in Mil II i I i ' liu IK wn Fthw Ciiwc. B .C 2007 I P,-e 272 NICKNAME Acacia FOUNDED 1904, University- of Michiyan EST. AT CAL 1905 COLOR Black Old Gold hLOWER Acacia Flower MOTTO " Human servnce " cacia BROTHERS OF Acacia R ' an Quigtfv, Alex Chan, Justin Wong, Ni ah Huth. JP A ' ila, Carl Formakcr. Mano Castro. Ashish Patcl. BJ Terrv, Scoct Miller. Brian Ouyang, Rhile ' Gome:, Nathan Tom. John Shaw. Freddie Barahona, Hohan Kulkami, Paul Formaker. Nick Odium. Isaac Castro, Huyi [a pc:. Jay IU ' aJue. Greg Saavedra, Christian Grrv-winski, Rick - Vidcs. Gustavo mende;, Mario Big, Robert Smith, John Ah Samadzadeh, Kc in Haas, Donov-an Rose, Mark Goya, Zelam Ngo. Chris Hardcrs, Steve Buck, Alex Martelh. Andrew Um NICKNAME ADPhi FOUNDED 1852, Hamilton Collejje EST. AT CAL 1 908 COLOR EmcnilJ iSt Pearl FLOWER bly oi the Vallc ' MOTTO " Many hanJs. unc heart " BROTHERS OF ADPhi Michael I " Maio. Alvn Libman. V ' ikrim Sa -ani. Jitnathan Ellithorpc. Sean Chappell. Stewn Jacobs. Joo- Ponnccllo. Mike Leto, Ian Lveng ,x»d. r an V ' anatta. Norbcrt Wonn. C ilm Beck. Jasim Hwii. Da rc Rhv ads. RohK Zeller, Alexander Xenaki». Ba-ndcan Uicc. Justin Chung. Bca Tr Castor. Michael Mun, l annv Ponnccllo, I " a id Rui:. Da id Run, Jeft Lai, Brandiin K wk, Patnck Braguni i. Francis Wu, Br -an Bucci, Chns WiH»d. Jusnn Bt nar, Ray Hohhs lpha Delta Phi V.n recks Alpha Epsilon Pi NICKNAME FOUNDED EST. AT CAl COLOR l-ljOWiK Mono NICKNAME AGO FOUNDED 1927, UCLA EST. AT CAl 1938 COLOR Black . Gold FLOWER Easter Lily MOTTO " Fraternity for Etemiry " AEPi 191 }, New York Uni -crsit ' 1949 Gold Blue Rcur-de-Ls " No one could tell me where my soul mi ht be; 1 searched for Gud hut He eluded nic; I Miuyht my hroriuT out and found .ill three. " BROTHERS OF AEPi [ Vfvk f tnirlc Ben NamJick. DaviJ WaMrmun, Ihim ' Tnipih- hmnv ArupiJ. Houm LjcKh»12. M CLiwn HiiAfi£, T Max Lindnk, Rutx-n t. Ukiii.m. (Jatir McMcnr ' le Int tun, }i rd)n lOv, il h4n . Ukkho ' , Sci- ■ (UiiR ZjlI. Mtcirv Klan, VmnKan Levi. Ulan I Vuodi. L sn huKn. i ion Nrtunu. |.ike Haim. f.Mhu3 tCuK. fWn Brmti. MicKkI Kj n. Eval MmAmi Aiiim )aaili4. Ben Kjc Mar -ar Slunuhnm. T ■ " ' ■ Mdx k« pcikin, M» FViiKcT. (jabc Wancf. fV - Mi)| caJcT. Athlon Z mii hun. L ' oJ Cnrtvr. ' Saad. Ben Eucnpfcu, An Gonion. Nxhan f tfiL nr ini rnm - BROTHERS OF AGO Ben CV . ujrc . Chns Wilson. Bnan Whidcy, Joniith.in kr » li. hn McLaughlin, Bnan FanA ' cU. Zcthary Ray. Bnan Frisbic. Matihc ' Bcmani, JarcJ Maizanti Alpha Gamm NICKNAME Alpha Sic FOUNDED 1845, Yale Uniwrsity EST. AT CAL 1913 COLOR Cardinal . Stone FLOWER Cardinal Rose Yellow Tea Riwe MOTTO " The cause is hidden, tlie result is well-known " BROTHERS OF Alpha Sis n.i nJ Hu nt:, Hcnn (-:huni;. Man Rcinthjicr. Shun hun Thttm-i!, let. IV»n,» -jn Bbinc. IxHin Valctinne. Sedan Lcljnr laj ' jkulcnki . Bnan Tli »mj Alpha Sigma Phi B .G 2007 I PaKe 274 NICKNAME Taus, Alpha Taus. ATOs FOUNDED 1865, Virginia Militar ' Institute EST. ATCAL 1900 COLOR Arure Sl Old Gold White Tea Rt se " Leaders shape the tiiture. and ATO shapes leaders BROTHERS OF ATO ihanc Wey. Thomas Yao. Shaun Lacey, Justin Michael Cheasty, Irad Andenkm, Rahul Bank-ani. Curtis Tan, Andrew Adelman. crsim Franco. RLtK-rt Ncli " . Shant Kadn, Enc Okunia. Tom »hanahan, Thomas Fany. FroJ McLattcrt -, Norvcr Trmidad. hawn Gocia, AJ Stem. Lucas X1ifIan, Marqucn l ivon Burton Ronald Chany. OmcaJ Barari, Jared l lly. Marc Pfciitcr, Nlni: " ung. Euiicnc Kim. Raylor Weigcle, Cory Hammon. Haxid itwaL, Taylor Smith, Alp Betas 18?9, Miami University 1879 Delicate shades of pink and blue Rose " Fimiam Consensus Facit, Worthy lit the Highest. Tliree Great Principles " BROTHERS OF Betas Sk%v Wesdioft Jim Bam-o. Pm Kins. Mike DaiH. J ihn Kuhm. Bamin Vaught. Joe Wdch, Juc Welch, Chm Cunxki. Oim Wenner NICKNAME FOUNDED EST. AT CAL COLOR FLOWER MOTTO Beta Theta Pi Ml KNA.VIE Chi Phi mUNDEO 1824, Princeton University 1 M. [ ( [ 1875 ( 1 U)R Scarlet . Blue Mono " Truth, Hiinest - .inJ Persun. Inte ;rit " BROTHERS OF Chi Phi li Katnin. John-Paul Jones. Jason Bums. Aashin NaRpal. Fordcrer. Kenan Kenny Wann, Kcrac Falk. Kevin t " ni:. leKmt.lcr OKs »n. O nnor O ' Bncn, Boh StutKcs. Vincent Vu, htllv Pena. JonJon Hunter. Tim R» llct. Sam Mendes. Rahul ultil. Andrew M;ixmtII. I cnscm Tan. Bnan LxK n ;. Henr an. Jtx- Spilshur -. Conor Andervin. Andrew Enjiclstein, Sh.iw7i ur. Arnold Manuel Vaique:, Cieoft Ivie, Bntn Bcfimcnun Chi Phi Paue 27 S i Cireelcs NICKNAME Chi Psi FOUNDED 1841 , Union ColIcK - " EST. ATCAL 1895 COLOR Purpk- 6l. GM MOTTO " In All Tliinys: Kxci:llence " BROTHERS OF Chi Psi Alex Rosenberg. Nick Lcc. EJwarJ L4X, j.is n Drcihelhis, James Owta. Bry-an Thomas. Matt Bechelli. Man Bechelli, Bnan Shum. Alexander Sherman, Br an Miller, Nick Gilly. AnJrcw Boiling. Ben Turner. John Ciasulli. Nick Ashurv, Enc Smith. Sam U-erson. Jonah Upsitt. Grant Pierc -. Anilionv Risi, Luis Gu:man, William Githens, Da ncl Ang, Seth Kmnier. Sean Lang. Adam Zok. John Bovlc Chi Psi NICKNAME DChi FOUNDED 1890, Cornell University- EST. AT CAL 1910 COLOR Red . Buff FLOWER Fleur-de-Lis MOTTO " Liw " BROTHERS OF DChi Anthony Run, Evan Bloom, Colin RichanJ, Rjchaid Wu. Joseph Fahr. James Hamlin. MorBan Carttrr. Btms Gr io;. Adam Tnjwhndgc. David KcUdkk. Sunja ' Jaiflrdar, Hansen Shieh, Sesin McBndc. L " rcw Behnkc. Oa-n Gahnel, Jon Jackson. Michael WtJf. And Daryani, Mike Carcerano. Brun Zimnny. Nate B-an, .. Man: Lpotf. Nick Kim. Ryan Thomas. JaM. n Lcnmherj:. Louis Oamar, Jordan Smith, Sammy- Avrrbach. Matthew Pies. Mm Park. l " avid RMcnbcT);. Grant Uflrnan, Kuunwh Lirrtmiiadeh. Jcthry St»n kin, Evan Julicn. Greg Back. Rithert Llich. Ben Grumcr. I niel MangeK Kal Shah. Ben Gonkm. Derek Wwti Delta Chi B G 2007 I Page 276 NICKNAME Deke FOUNDED 1 844, Yale Uni crsit - EST. AT CAI 1958 COLOR Crimson, Blue . Gold MOTTO " Friends from the heart forever BROTHERS OF DKE than Kachhi, Vasills Utlis. Rob Kim. Jesse Horn, Scon Ngai. iam Katsin. Geottre - Masterson, GonJon Wilson, Scott wlalman, Steven Dust, Deep Bhatt. EJwjrJ Weawrhny. Bnan ulcLucas, R an LeDoux, Ben Wu, Tre or EJnionds, Kenneth talas, Alex Mohajer, Jon Shakill, AJ Filart, Mike McCajv. Scon Joldbcrs. Michael Powell, CourtlanJ Alve: , Farsa Saljoughian. ron Berber, Ivan Goenny. Max Scht rer, Matt Brown Delta Kappa Epsti NICKNAME DTD, Delts FOUNDED 1 858, Bethany College COLOR Purple Gold FLOWER Purple Iris MOTTO " The mission: committed to lives of excellence " BROTHERS OF DTD TavHor Chen, Nikhil Bhagat, Kevin Rc «s, Roycr Is a. E an Gonlorv Wollin. Gilbert Vera. Gary S:eto. Sam Ochinang III, EtK En jlchan Esq,, Ke in Fehr, Stephen Kckichett. Kari Siganpona. Sorvm Hammcs, Matt Ban e. Jas m Yang, Chnsti phcr Avedissian. Alan Valque:, Tony ' aiEis Delta Tau Delta NICKNAME DY FOUNDED 1834, Williams College EST. AT CAL 1896 COLOR Old Gold . Sapphire MOTTO " Justice, our ft imdarion BROTHERS OF AGO e.in Carr, Dencic Sohn. Dan Galcon. U nn Warner, Mike ptiui ' n, LiwTcnce Anderson, Rjchaixl Fabini. Jimmy Yeuny. e.in Ahrens, Jonathan Shih, John Mark Tadcna. Matthew Paul Irunn. Dnvid Smith. Roben Bertin. Michael Ray. Enc am, Dennis Chan, Siewn l long, David R;ippnpt.)rt, Dcvim huruk, Charlie Fnedmann, Skxin Oiats. Man Eno . Danny ianivama. Dexter Di ng. Mike Giln v. Man:o» tVcRiieda. Zach Kincan. Miles Brodsky, Mike Knigly, Elrain CAiv-iirrubi.is. Smvi lan, Alex Ayelidis. Taylor MarciM. Michad [X-Umg. Jamc Y«n. ttcr Hsiue, Alex Bamcn. [ " Vlan Sevice, Mason Smith. Stephen Uvciri. Nuk B »wi ' n, Tim F ans, T. ' in Hillnck, Michael Chenu Delta Upsilon Pace 277 I Greek ' - NICKNAMl KA FOUNDED 1865, Washingiun Ci lle| c KST. AT CAL 1 895 (Rcchartcrcd in 2007) COLOR CrimsDn Old Gold FLOWEK CrimsDn Ri» .- Ma nulia BU uon MOTTO " For GikJ and Wi n)cn " BROTHERS OF KA Pni ' «rn Bclur. Graham BlL i m, Kc in Chanj;. Channing Cheng. Allvn Chicn. Chns Chinjfb. Graeme Cum , Joseph Hann, )i)hn EJu-arJ! , Chnsnan Enijlcton, Vmccnt Fcrrn, Ri.idrnt.k Gacrlan, Soiart jaffc, Wilw in Jmy. Man Kelly, Chn» Kim. Tac Jin Kyunc Enc Lanus, CtiltorJ Un. AJam Ma lennan, iMtn McGrath, Rumtin Parv-aresh. Jimmy Pho, Nile Picr on, Manai Rai, Hu o Sanchez, Thomas Sant ' ord, juon Shih, WiUuiu Sun, AnJrcM- Thai. Schahn Tor a, Bari Unlu. Daniel Viavaru Kappa Alpha Kappa Delta Rho NICKNAME KDRho FOUNDED 1905, Middlcbur - College EST. AT CAL 1905 COLOR Middlebury Blue . Princeton Orange FLOWER Red Rose MOTTO " Honor Alx e .All Tilings " BROTHERS OF KDRho Jesus Aeuilar, Vitally Bcle ich. Jetfenrv ' Buenaventura. Dominic Camacho, Vinccnr Cendejas. Tao Chenj;. Gustaw) AJollo Gonzalc:, Simon Grille. Brian Kawahara. Pion- Kula, Gustavo Manell, Jonathan Ma:zet). Guillermo Mur . Michael Neuti n- McLaughlin, Hiep Nv ' u ' en, Thomas Pham. Ryan Roleson. Benjamin Winston NICKNAME Kappa SiK FOUNDED 1869, Universit ' of Virginia EST. AT CAL 1901 COLOR Scarlet, White Emerald Green FLOWER Lly o( the Valley MOTTO " BUtgna Teaches " BROTHERS OF Kappa Sm Turner Bart. Jack Pawhal. Kyle ' irclc. |ai »n Rjhner, Miko Zarcm. Sami Tahan, Nima Ramihi. . Jnan TairhJin. Andrew Ji»»cr«h. Alex Ijn Bealc, Sky Bruhaker, Jja»b Kt,nTwr. Many iXhmanek. Anm SMCsey. Ke in Foley. Andrew Hushe . Will Wnncr. Vance IncalU. Wttt Jonr . Cum» Tunguc. Mxx Murphy. Koin Mtxiera. i mar Anaya, Nick Conltui Kappa Si ma B tO 2007 I Tage 278 MI KNAMl Limhda Chi FOUNDED 1909, Boston University EST. AT CM 19n COLOR Ri yal Purple, Old Gold Kelly Green .and FLOWER White Tudor Rose MOTTO " E er - Man ; Man " BROTHERS OF Lambd.i Chi vin Arquiza, Gabriel Unas. Jorge Unas. Bnan Wong. Matthew TynJall, Austin Holmes, Jo ' annv Garcia, Andrew rennan. Alex Dunon Lambda Chi Alp NICKNAME Lambdas, LPhiE FOUNDED 1981. UCLA EST. ATCAL 1988 COLOR Roya l Blue . NX ire MOTTO " Tt) be leaders amony men " BROTHERS OF LPhiE Li Yi, Jason Mark. Andy Guo. Kevin Chu. [)avid Qjencu, Da id Ngu «n. Ethan Ytx l -n:k Flores, Matrhew S), Tern Lin. Chri Chen, Tinnwhy Wuny, N.ini NijiiNvn, ViHinn HtX ' n Lxx. ji hn Yuc. Mark Mi. Andreu- Fong. Will Tun. Joseph Tcsslcr. RjchanJ Lieu, Ben Jiang. W ' nne Ch xi, Eric Han. Jeffrey Bang, Chiknra Oca. Lam Le mbeia Phi Epsilon Phi Delta Theta NICKNAME Phis, Phi Delts, Phi Delias 1 OUNDFD 1848, Miaini University 1 Nl. 1 1 l 1873 ' . ' 1 i ' K Aiure Argent I LOWER White Carnation MOTTO " One man is no man " I BROTHERS OF Phi Delts holsiin. Kalin Semnck. Justin Henderson. Glenn Evan Rasakis. Kosi Anagi), Chn» Ithurbum. Ben [ an Keegan, Patnck Cento. Manu» Lungii. Chnsnan .1, KC CagTW ' , Altittio Pcrc:, Andrew Spencer. Mact I nc Michal. Charlie Liichtieid, Hin-anes Gaspanan, A U pe:. Adam W»x Robert Yegi.i;aryan, Tt»dd Andn h. mirehasjni. Paul Bishop. Kyle Kimball. Konrad Knusel. imsK-rg. Zach Mix re. Chadd HolUiwcd. Tom Moran. • mdvig. Ri bbie LiBare P.l»! r9 I Greeks NICKNAMi IIJI FOUNDED 1 848, Jcffcnkin Oillcijc 1 sr. AT -AI IKHl COLOR Rtiyal Purple FLOWER Purple Clematis MOTTO " Friendship, die sweetest influence Phi Gamma Dell NICKNAME Phi Tau FOUNDED 1906, Mi.imi Univcrsit ' EST. AT CAL 1921 COLOR H,mnrJ Red Old Cu ld FLOWER Red Carnation MOTTO " To champion a lifelong commitment to brotlicrhood, learning, ethical leadership and exemplar ' character. " BROTHERS OF Phi Tau Austin Adams, Cameron Adams, Gveu Adamson. t)a id Baranow Id, Dusdn CtnrU, Douj; Dcn» -. Scan Du(5in. Justin Fan.Kjq. Robbtc Gibstm, Nimbus Gochaust-n. Mitch H-ni-N. Tim Hcrnn.inn, J» sc Hcnvra, Jason Htidt,n:, ]vt: Irwin, Alex K.ipl.m. Jake K.iskiw, Chris Khunke. Jcsi - King. Tom Koch, Mark Lcwi . Pete Panitth.TvnEkoon, Joshy Paihipi-P. PHim Pigeon. Paul I ijp.le -. Lich Rabln• -ich. R 3n R.imcltw. Chns Rjcfi.in.ison, Rich ShimKtr. Enc Tran. Fai Trauj Kr. R n Williams. Bnid WoI(, Juan Yorixi .appa NICKNAME PAPhi, Pineapples FOUNDED 1926, UC Berkeli- EST. AT CAL 1926 COLOR Berkeley Blue California Gold MOTTO " A Tradition of Excellence Since 1926 " BROTHERS OF PAPhi (lulip L«. lul Lam. Mitchell Hong. Eiri Rjmirc:. Ja» »n Uhjic. S..»Kt Chile, ja« n Wjnc. JcM L.hii«. inrnc Hw-anj:, Prtcr Mixm. S.inJcr Lrunt:. Vuwcnt Luu. Ent NAka fc-a. I hil RjJdr. Warren Tanj:. Eddtc Npivcn. IVrt-k Ni hini.»n. Paul Hiians, Sce rn H»tai Pi Alpha Phi B6iC. 2007 I Paee 280 NICKNAME Pikes, Pikas, Pi K-As rOL NDl II 1 868, University ' of Virginia COLOR Garnet . Old Gold FLOWER UlyoftheValh ' MOTTO " Once a Pike... Alw.ns .1 Pike Pi Kappa Alpha appa rni NICKNAME Pi Kapps FOUNDED 1904, College of Charleston EST. ATCAL 1910 COLOR White . Gold FLOWER Red Rose MOTTO " Notliin Shall Everv Tear Us Asunder " BROTHERS OF Pi Kapps : i id Grecnw-alJ, Oirlos Mcndora. Adam Guihnc, A Jin l lollahian, Br vc Bcamcr. Brandon Hsu, Lc »K ' CaJ»- ' - I irackman. Rolvrto Ri x ' ra. Hams Kashcin. Gcitti Danker, josc M.iralo, Philip R-imiixi. Garren Keannt, Ri ' s?. Lcnihan, Andreas V Mian C» r. Ehk Arri- «uf, Uvnid Korhukh. Mark Kashtan. Mike Ivisham, John [ ' lcmason, Martin Sanche:. Jose Lopct. C ini»r McOiftrrt -. Da id Judy NICKNAMI Pi Lim FOUNDED 1896, Yale University EST. .AT CAI 1922 COLOR Fandango Purple A:rcc Gold FLOWER Woodbine MOTTO " Not four years hut a lifetime " BROTHERS OF Pi Lim ScfRio Mamnc:. Rvan Kcrn . Anda-w Kcms. N ' ikola » P ranomos. Mike Lcc. Jt»hn I ' m, Bryiin Hicks. Andn.-w Morenti. Franeisco Pcrct, Van Nipjyen. Et.lwin t ' ahrcra. Hicham [ " hkhil. KcMn Lcc. Aaron Z.iks. LirT - Alonwi. Jimmy bng. Ronald Exle , Dimd Hany. Jett Baker. Mimicl C ' hn ophy. Noel Vela to. Ri Kim. jason Ln. Tvlcr Burke Sudip Saha. Jiuon EAlwanlv. R.imon l irim, An(hi f v Rodriinie:, Mamn L pc!X,Jam ' Men. . Allen C ho. Piter I ' lirncr, Ruhcn Marqva:. Bini. ' vunc t " hen. Alex Wan «. Richie Sibunan. Vicut Tsoi. Daniel Wehstcr, Nick Bcckman, Miles Brcdcnoord. Oxar Mairena, Micuel i.rarx:ia. Ccxjper Spinelli. M.in:o V ' inci. Mano Lindin. Mam Smuh Pi Lambda Phi P.ii;e 2S1 I Grcek NICKNAME SlKIllil Chi FOUNDED 1855, Miami University EST. AT CAL 1886 COLOR Blue Si OIJ Ch.IJ FLOWER NJfhitc Rl)sc MOTTO " In this si(,m you will cunqucr BROTHERS OF Sisn " Chi Nutu ' l.i i ' »:-irl.»tii. Mkh.icl Juclnirv. Mich; cl Hams, Eri«l (. " hjkcay. Rwn SmrvLir, Tyler Humpha- ' . Da iJ LcIcKtv. Ryan Vl ' cbb. Svwrt l nip a. Min I iiprel. Alex Ji)ncs, Oavu Kokcn, Stivi- (-uir ic, T] L ' rouvL, Steve Cv]c. Anthony Cnussa, Nick Adicr. ]a on WonR. Kurt Mtllcr, RJ JacLson, Scan Tcshima- McCormick. Ryan Rcr»ci, Thomas Chu, Jason Chu Sigma Chi NICKNAME SEO. " CO " FOUNDED 2007, UC Berkeley EST. AT CAL 2007 COLOR Blue . Silver BROTHERS OF SEO Travis Gaiua, Chnid Somon. Jusdn Baf utl. Yann ' Ncwirun. Akac Amah. Grv) ' QcnKus. Ri Krn bm, Enc Sti»nc, LcvHunJ Steed, X ' a!tTv Cnii. CT RcJJv. KAx-n Pm-:. Nu:k Cir rU. [ mnJ Lamb. Raul Ltpci. Rjiiuc N ' gu m. Philip . K-aiaLk . Bnan O ' lX ' nncU. Kanjma Setn, Jusdn Zicgkr, Robert Lau-H n, JP Avib y iSigma Epsilon Omega Sigma Nu NICKNAME Siyina Nu FOUNDED 1869, Virginia Military ' Insrinite EST. AT CAL 1 892 COLOR Gold, White, Black FLOWER X ' hite Rose MOTTO " " Excelling with Honor " BROTHERS OF Sigma Nu Th«.itiu4 Rupp. iV- ii; SiKb, Jake Gixlsik. Chn AhaJ. Ju»nn Km| TJ J »hn .in. Ktiin. h Ki Uhi. AJnan Villa. Garrm Mitnmi ' . Ale lJ r. Mulvtd Kimiccik. Chnftnan l mena. iMh iXitt. TvlcT Sl.nul:, Mjrk Bulbar. AnJrcw Jan. Nima Abbakti. Storn Ganxhim ' . Tommy Owtfu. Rny Panch. Vincent Surma. Kim Tran. Mike Suntaif. Evan Pidut. Thomat L ' Ikvi B G 2007 I Page 282 Sigma Alpha Epsilon NICKNAME SAE FOUNDED 1856, University of Alabama COLOR Royal Purple . Old Gold FLOWER Violet MOTTO " Phi Alpha " BROTHERS OF SAE Jason Goldman, Scott Kelly. David Bnggs, Chris Workman. Tim Durkee. Stephen Chiu, Chris Janeway, Galen Hall, Sajpr Patel, Ian Mathews, Jeff Lan:afame, Angelo Genasci, Tom Schneider, Miki Cisic, Brett Lowenthal, Phi! Gimpos. Ross Biesrman, Nicolas Ferry, Jusdn Moye, Craig Ste ' ens. Yogi Yokuhaitis, Sean Wilhelmy, Rikus Pretorius, Jeff Pamiont, Andrew Uoyd, DT Pieracci. Dennis Robins. Brendan Gluck. Aaron Allen, Tim McNally. Marc Cnxik, Noah Johnson. Jordan Lomheim. Ryan Taylor, Keegan Engelbrecht, Zach Reed, Cory Smits, Colin Hawley, Matthew Goldman, Matt Russi, Matt Croasdailc, David Poertcker. Matt Facchin. Zach Kass. Brandon Boots. Zak Triplett, Kyle Crangle. Matthew Estes, Champ Nash. Connor Gerson. Danny Pamiont. Jason Law. Alex Daniele. Scan Gallinger. Mike Mohamed, Brett Bunerfield, Nathaniel Floyd NICKNAME Sammy FOUNDED 1909. City College ot New York EST. ATCAL 1929 COLOR Purple 6i White FLOWER Purple Aster BROTHERS OF Sammy Mike McCatTon, Sammy Gnx-nbcTR. Jimy CarRtl). Chns bnick. Matt Johnson. Andy Rastcttcr, Alec Sosnowski, Ray Bau, Andrew Doan. Peter Aguilar. JettTc ' Ian Chen. Yevjieniy OssipLW, Kevin Lee, Sam Mix»re. Bi bak A1j t, T.ivlor Walker, James Doyle. Z.ichar - Morvant, Philip Mi-K»n. Billv Tressler, Erik Durow, Si Tj S ing. Miqdad Valjee. Dc in NoMin. Michael Pchk. Bnindtm RusscI, Enc Ft»llis. Enc Ch.ive:. Adam Ankat. Colby Btiycr. HasStian Iqbal. Andrew Garcia, Matthew . n.»n, Thomas Tran. Wilson Zheng, Charle Liu, Christopher Carrassi. Nehal Naik. Luke Chen, Ethan Makhlul ' , Jiv Change. Imrnn Kakar, Ajay Patcl Pi»i:i- 2S I r.rcclcs NICKNAME Tokc. TKE FOUNDED 1 SW. Illinois Wcsiiy.in L ' nivi ' rsirv EST. AT CAL 1919 COLOR Cherry . Gray FLOWER R«. l Camariiin MOTTO " Not liir Wealth, R;mk. or Honor, hut tor Personal Wortli anj Characa-r " BROTHERS OK TKE Munn Slumu, Jortijn Lev, Vanmn MtMial, jrli KmnoJy, Paul Winicr, Mex Mt k. )t hn Wjfttc. Kj) F wvlt. AnJrcu ' Kn n rTn Tr. Oilcb HcnJcrK n, DaviJ WanK. Alhcrxi ' AK-jrcnjpi. Ar . h Gh-iHan. Sjtn Ri c. AliTH M »m«iitinarn, )clt Ymini;. ! »;»« Monti. )i i»hii Lcc. Ahmed Shjh, Ta Newman, Tim R-K-inr. Sh)nichm l:umi, M;inu A ' uilar, Brent Mao.)mhcr, AJam Rorc», Alhen bnJcn. P.inicl NaN-ar, Spencer OunKinJ. Jack Jia. Jamc StucLcntK-iucn, Andy Gabnelli, Ben GiImuTr, Anuj .Aearu-al. On CXila. I -jn OldenLitnp. An.i Gli.itt.in. Kyle Piwh ler, Mii rj Rjunu. Ta 4 tr Vhivi . Knncuai OimcfMs. job B-irth. Danny Parit, |i«h MeTKko. )».•« Oonirt, Spcmer Baini Ji-h-m Ang " . ' !!. Krvin titimura. I ' an lirvller, Adam r «t«rhman. Bntdley Kerr. Eyan Wilder, Anthon Wnshi, Fn»id Yip. Pmmn Lee, Ted Dwoni;. Jonny Fly. Man Hcnn Tau Kappa Epsilon NICKNAME FOUNDED COLOR fLOWER MOTTO Theta Chi 1856, Norwich University Military Red White Red Carnation " A Helping Hand " BROTHERS OF TTieta Chi Yuriy Pasko. Camcnm Huc ' . John Hughan, Manhm ' Gran, Dcnni;. Bedford. Anth »nv Bcfiani, Nat LpanmiLh. Jiihn-DaxiJ Scclit;, Pamclc Humj rrvs, Brandon Smirfi. Mamom Nal A ' a. Mike Taylor. Chnsu phcr Kani:. NtU Singhani, AK-in T ' . Michael Vong, Dcv Tat Sinha Theta Chi NICKNAME Theta Delt FOUNDED 1847. Union College EST. AT CAL 1900 COLOR Blue. White Si Black MOTTO " Our Hearts Are United BROTHERS OF Theta Dels I itan Cao, Paul Skowrvmyki, Ta Hor Hinc-s, ToJJ Rus cll, Ian Yu, Panin Yap. MkHacI CTlark. KcJar Kanttkar, Grcts ZichI, Davxi IUi kin. tJhn (-n ni Lnni. Alex Han. Jcmaihan RifyHal. r ' .. Man. l 4. Jun Bikkjlcu. Ben " »cr, Jcrumc (.Jtcmrnr Wil:. Kcvm Mafor. I Anirw Madlulo Theta Delta Chi ..a.ia. • . B iC. 2007 I Page 284 NKKNXMI Sig Ep FOUNDED 1901, University- ot RichmonJ EST. AT CAL 1910 COLOR Purrlc- . ReJ flOWER Violet Dark ReJ Ri.ses MOTTO " BiiilJinL; balaneeJ leaders tor fht u ' itrUl ' s colli inLMiitics " BROTHERS OF Sis; Ep HoM ' anJ Lee, Aleksander Danielyan, josh jenswold, Jake Cami, James Hai !iman, San)ay Nagnrkar. Shwan Ka;:;i:. Jeremiah CoAren. Anvirew Wi-stphal. Mich-K-I Bc i:holc. Alex ' I ' m, Konstantin SiJelntkov. Vishal Gupci, Kamil Bro:ck. Man Ethrid . Euycnc Chui. Eryk Escobar, Nc in Trehan, Luke Madera, Tracy Lim-Hine, Vaughn Quoss, John Lee, Jon Doss, Eric Silverman, Jay Willis, Z;ich CrowkT, Bnanr Carcamo, Tommy Burk, Mike Calvo, Chris Guinasso, Nick Shah, Silman Nawabi. Rubbic Rosen. Brannun Weeks, Rally Catapang, Zach Barbanc. Michael Knder, Brandon Golob. Ronne - Tay. Spenct.r Rock, Dhiraj Sinyh, Josh Vera. Demck Metriyake ol, Enrico Alimonda. Jesse Chenj;, D ' lan Blackburn, Robert Clampett, Ausan Ibrahim. Carl Circf ry, Samuel L Sigma Phi Epsilon NICKNAME FOUNDED EST. AT CAl COLOR FLOWER MOTTO Sif;ma Pi 1897, Vincennes University 1913 Livender Wliite Livcnder Orchid " Progress, man ' s distinctive mark alone, not God ' s, and not the heasts; God is, they are. Man partly is and wlmlK hopes to he. " BROTHERS OF SiKuia Pi Harikrishrui Meho, Ronald (. ' han , Aan n Blumcnthal, Lee Saechai , Tii n Xu. Rohit Kumar, Chn.s ( " hvis, .Antonh Espinica, Man Finihcr. Chnsrophcr WtK»aon. Rv-m Rudnitsk ' , Tv4er Mixta. Aloondcr Fane Skidharth Sh.ih. Wai Enc C;heim«. Arjun Seh sil, Gagm Btv;ini. Aninidh Ch-tdh-i. Hemun Wonj;. Bnan Eraser, Andrew Perkins. Ami Patcl, Okk Lisir. Vtet Nguven, Qikv To. Michael Lc. Lci» Gaa fcdo, Stink-y CAn. ml 3 Sigma Pi Pace 28S I Greeks Zeta Beta Tau roweier i uff Football iliip) CukIics A ri ' ii Ur -tidii .itiij kcviik Kauc (•«•».- lx.-l»rc t nnu i «.i ■ pby with ihar team ai ZBT Ptiu-Jcr Piitf F»Knhall TiHjmamcni, (Abovr) Euphoric Brochcn Andy Iwrr and Mike Bcmct ptwe with thi uii ruHi» Ddta Gamma (prin at ZBT» Pinwlcr Puff Ft)t»ihall TiHinumcnl. iRjfihO Brother Warren Klintier can ta«e victory at ZBT» P u- lrr PiiM Football Tourrummt. i I B G 2007 I P..i;c 286 NICKNAME Thcta Xi FOUNDED 1 864, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute EST. AT CAL 1910 COLOR Aiure Blue iSi Matte Silver FLOWER Blue Iris MOTTO " United TTiey Serv ' e " BROTHERS OF Theta Xi Brian Choi, James Cokk " " . Antonio GallcKo«. Jesse Lmtiaa). Bri.in Ln. Nkk Lin. Nachiketa Mehta, Sam Mohycc, Bnan Ng, Tau-ab Noon. Sabas KiOninio:. M.irlon Tnijillo, Zachary Williams Theta Xi Zeta Beta Tau MCKNAMl UH ' NDl D I s I . A r i IIICIK 1 U)«l K Morro ZBT, Zcbes, Zechs 1 898, City College ot New York 1921 Medium Blue XX ' hite Cu lJ C ' arn;mon " A Powerhiiuse of Excellence " BROTHERS OF ZBT ■ A(.mv«i.T. MiirhnciBfrnct. Michael Cho, Alirx CiKotas. n Cohen, Matt Ciihh . Jamie Gullick. AnJy Ucr, Bnan ! nc Jcskc. Ktr-in K;inc, Billy KLiplan, Steve Keller. [ mnv ■ , Aaix n Le itan. Chns Lppay. Ma:ie Mtimeni. Sam iman, Lenny Pruss, Gei»rt Rtnh, Michael Shahun. Mike Sowa, Glenn Stembaum. Jarcd Torre, Max Wagner, Josh Weber. Nathan Yuen, Colin Zcalcar Zeta Psi NICKNAMh Zete FOUNDFD 1847, New York University- EST. AT CAL 1870 COLOR Wliite MOTTO " Tau K;ipp.i Phi " BROTHERS OF Zete Rnbcrt GibKm , Mike Porr nin-a. Brent Guticrrc:. BranJon Klein. Bnan Bcniamin, JiMian rrcnJcrjpiM. I aviJ Thaw. Kvle BuJen:. Rhctt Bnxlcnck, Murray Mill.M n, Ji»hn Fisher. 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Someone trom Oregon bought a Cal buttoni design team Debbie Borgcs Amy Hanoa Tiffany Hoani; Rebecca Lin Chen Lii Jacqueline Lii Ariel Moshe Michelle Nguyen Tranee Pec " Y Kim Vy Pham Yinu Shen LyJia Shin Vivien Trinh Jamie Wei Stephanie Woiil: Stephanie Wu Frances Ymi :: - VD FALL SOCIAL Blur fir GolJ staff |oincd tuKcthcr in Jiiy .m I Vi:huo ' s .i|unnicnt im CVuthcr 20 fitr the full m «. ' uI, cnf iv ' nik ' .1 mciil prcp.iro.1 l v mcml ' vrs oi the cJiional Kijrd. SHNIOR mRTRAITS CANCELLED: A (all senior iH.nriiit!. sessKni wa» khcdulcJ lur NiAcnilxrr; mnonstJcriitittn I Jc -elopmenis in nc( tiatJons with the Rej;i»mif ' .s Offiic, iliis MTssiitn was canccllcvi. Tlie tip»i senior ixtrtnit ic»Mi-ti voulJ not iKCur unnl Fcbruarv- MIC; GAME: Hlw Gold tabled on Spnjul Plaia anj. (or tin. iifNt tune c% ' cr, in tront o( Memorial Stadium! a WINTER SCKMAL On December M. Blue S UoU stall an. i ' LAV statt alike joined in Heller Lounge to celebrate the erK . ' t the first semester. Utnan ga T a speech detailing how b: vc have ctime. awards were gisw u selea team member ' inJ there was tinxi aplent ' camed in the ram from Gyp«v ' ) r. .Iluwed !■ ■ a While Elephant Gitt Exchange. I ' OSTCARDS ARRIVE: On Januaty 11. 3.000 postcard ' ...•mpleted the arduo us joume ' from the printer in Burisank to Berkeley. We sold 30? postc ards to the Student Store at glonous markup ot about rise Dn es cxir a st, and there an currently many lefruver postcards sitxing in Man ' s apamncnt husines.t manager Kimberly Lin business team writing team Marthi- v .Atkins Hasina BaJani Stephanie Gont; Kyle Holland .Andrea Li ReKvc.i bu Jennyletii Penano Kim ' y Pliam Francis You Matthew .Atkins Hasina RaJani Frances Chann Stephanie GonK Caitlin Green Jixinna Kwoni; Sophia NixT B G 2007 I PaKc 314 SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS: Classes began on Januar 16. .inJ an inlurmanun session w-as helJ in Heller Lounge on January 24. Fundamental changes to the program occurred, such ai earning units tor yearbotilc work, staft " training (on February 10), and the stupid log binder. BOOKS .ARRU-E THE PANCAKE PACKING PART ' (PPP): 2006 yearKxiks were delivered on Febnaar ' 1 V there v .is a PPP on February ' 1 7 lo pack and address them. Statiers (correcTii)n: Matt) k aded yearbooks onto dollies and r.Hik rnriis uh..i-liny them to the post office. CONDOMS V-DAY BUTTONS: We launched a publicit ' campaign an und February ' 14 to distribute free condoms and buttons. The condoms did not arhsr in bme, but we eventually rKei x d a few hundred tor ftec. . SENIORPORTRAITS: AlargenumbcrofsenioistDokpottiaits " n March 19-23. and thus opened up April 23-May 11. I ' lUNG BRE K: Caidm .ind N.»l -ki COLLEGE DECISIONS: Nalini and Lyman rejected Harvard University tor graduate schools and decided respectivelv to attend George Washington and Syxacuse instead. C.AL DAY: A dull and dreai ' day, April 21 was not the most conducive to draw prospective freshmen to Cal: however, we still marketed the book, sold buttons and depleted our postcard stock by approximately 0.5%. SPRING STAFF SOCIAL (SSS): To minor the tall semester, a social was held on April 22 once again in Joy and Yizhuo ' s aparrment. Besides eating and bonding, staff also enjoyed popping balloons and trying to force Elhan to sing. DEADLINES: Staff nisheJ to complete deadlines for the 21.V7 KH k. which will hopetiilly be available in lime for homecoming next yrar. improving timeliness of the release. BANQUET: As the semester came to a close, we celebrated our accomplishments with a semi-tormal dinner parT ' at Cafe de la Viz. Each staff member was presented with their vet - owT customized press pass, which wc wish we had this year, and the next year ' s editonal Iviard members were announced. FI.NAL DEADLINES: Tlic nnal deadlines tw turn m e er - page of the book passed dunng the summer. A handful of editors and staffers stuck around to make sure that these deadlines were- met. and thc ' were! FA REWELL, LYMAN! Our yearbook adviser left m July to pursue graduate snjdies in Religion at Syracuse Uni -crsity. Thanks for a great time, Lyman. We miss you! photography team editorial board Manhew Atkins Debbie Borges Frances Chang Noel Chang Ethan H. Giang Caitlin Green Tirtany Hoang Kimberly Lin Rebecca Liu Jacqueline Lu Nalini PaJmanabhan Jo ' Su Vi -ien Trinh Yi:huo Wang Debbie Borges Grace Ho Tiffiinv Hoang Liuren lacobucci Michael " Jay " Kang Laura Kang Jessica Kuo Audrey Leung Eric Leung Tracy Leung Andrew Mansfield Amanpreet Muhar Michael Pihulic Linh Quan Pei-Hua Wu Nancy Yan Page M5 | Colophon Matthcu ' Ryan Franklin Ackins Mwlli T iiiirn 6f Nol Siccf-irij;. 10 Hasina Badani Bttnt PUuuaUy S iii ' v S Smiliriic. ' OH Debbie Bor];eii Frances Chant: RfWdrcKirtf Sioriri Bctn)[ hirwluul, ' 08 Noel Chang Ethan H. Giang Bnnfinf Sen Back S Slrtpinj; on KolK ChuiTi, ' 07 Stephanie Gong Bruifuiorminx S Bfrnj; Cul ' i 1 Fan, ' 10 Caitlin Green Boiitnf €r ObsesjiKN Pura-injj Capcion U ' ntcng. " 09 Amy Hanoa Button-Mditinx Jahlin . ' 09 Grace Ho Caplunni; Sivmc Phoioi. ' 10 Tiffany Hoang K«pini Order 9 Rxkir g ihc Stmrn Stviion, 09 Kyle Holland Rduinj Moralf 9 Kci-pmi; I[ Real. ' 07 Lauren lacobucci Tafcing FicTti- Photo :Tuphs. ' 10 Michael " Jay " Kang Cfun ini; Jfnimt Dredming. ' 10 Laura Kang Exploring; Ctil ' s LdnJmdrlcs. ' 10 Jessica Kuo Captvnnn Unexpected Momfnu. ' OS Joanna Kwong {.Mpy-LxiUni. ' 10 Audre ' Leung B in : V ' tTitjrilt, 09 Eric Leung Anendmi Eitnts fnioJunf Pretrt Wonu-n. ' iO Tracc ' Leung OiilUuini;. ' 10 Andrea Li Betjn Buiinft) Suit ?, ' 09 Kimberly Lin Bfinj GuUikU ff Vi ' nuni AjrnAii. 09 Rebecca Liu t)rcl»inj[ Iti 1 1 inft. ' 09 Chen Lu BUiin( ByWIn S RuMvrKimiint. ' 10 B iG 2007 I Page 316 Jacqueline Lu Bfinjj Suirct. ' 10 Andrew Mansfield Ariel Moshe O fi-rmc Help Dfsij nini? EU ant Spreads, ' 09 Lvman " -mie " Fabio Mower Takmi; Lonfi Coffee Breaks, ' 05 Amanprcct Muhar W (iTt;mi; the Stadium Sidelines, ' 10 Michelle Nj yen :JinB M.n,i;mi Pi;a;: B mt PcpPV. ' 10 Sophia Noor TMini C ' tpvVC ntind Extraordtnatre, ' 10 Nalini Padmanabhan fMi!:..nru:i;r. ; RaJuilmi; Tropical Sunjfimf, ' 07 Tranee Peevy AiiJmfi Sr Jf to Yeajhoole. ' 09 Jennyleth Penano " GS " inc the- Fu-IJ StuJy. ' 08 Michael Pihulic Biinf the I no riviul Tech Gu . M T ' 04 Kim V ' y Pham TtivMini; ti Stvlion Stnule-Handedly. ' 10 Linh Quan , -Lpinj; h Cool. ' 10 Ying Shen Mj.Tim(; Brijjht Clean Sprouij, ' 10 Lydia Shin licmtz Cheerful Buium-Daignin , ' 09 Joy Su pTcuJinj5 Joy Watktrig Fast, ' 01 V ' inen Trinh Vini; .in Ann! in Drsguru. ' 09 Yi:huo Wang i-.itmi Sutfii Mokinf tlnstn Noun) MfmoraMf, ' 07 Jamie Wei IVMk ' nmi; utth (I Ptofessionai Touch, ' 10 Stephanie Wong O lt-Tiiifc ' un Eiperwnced Destp Eye, ' 10 Pei-Hua Wu Liiiin Uitmtiif. ' 09 Stephanie Wu nift-aunj; the Cute Factor in Etrrr Way, ' 10 Nancy Yan (Vms SpuTTt, ' OS Frances You Proirv tinjc the U ' lnU 9 Workint TTlfW Tftimj. ' 07 Piitfe M7 I Colophon The Blue Gold Yearbook lOD Eshleman Hall, MC4500 L ' niversit - ot California, Berkeley Berkele ' , Calif. 947204500 (510)642-8247 Editor-in-Chict: Yizhuo Wang Message trom the Editor-iivChief The 2006-2cX17 prinJiiction yeaT has Ki-n qiiitc the ji um .- ' . Wc stamrJ out with almost nothmc (i-xctpt ili-ln), and usinc what httic wc haJ to work witli, wc translDrmtd the proKnini into an amazing and successful accomplishment. Success can Ix: measured a nunilx-r oi different ways, yet our success can not be ennrcly measured at face value. The real measure of a yearbook ' s acliii- ement.s comes many decades down the line, when the Bltu Gold will Ix- used as a tjuide to aid graduates in the recollection of memories from their time at Cal. Our success is also measured by the bonds that we build here; the friendships and lasting relationships K ' twc-en members of our " yearbcKik family " are one of the most valuable accomplishments we will ever make. It truly has been a great privilege to work with sLich a talented staff and editorial Kiard. Thank you. Blue Gold staff and contributors, for all of your hard work and dedication, and for making this a memorable last year for me. It was a real pleasure getting to know each and e ' ery one of you and I wish you the best of luck with next year ' s production and other future endeavors. I am very much indebted to Caitlin Green, my fabulous Managing Editor, for managing both me and the program, and for doing all of the " real " work with this year ' s prixluction. Also, thanks to both you and Nik-I Chang, we were able to submit all of our deadlines on time (for the first time in at least a decade!). I would also like to acknowledge the rest ot my managerial lx)ard, the " pumpkins, " for staying on top of their game tlie whole year as well as for fun get-togethers, like adventurous weekend brunches, which we would often partake in before stamng a work day. I extend my grantude to the wonderful Publicanons Center stafif and nwes, for putting up witli our (occasional) loud talking and for allowing us to stay late at night, well after closing hours, to finish work on proofs. Many thanks to Mike Pe, our fantastic Lauren Studios photographer, for being so cfificient on our busy days and so paoent on the less demanding ones. Without you, where would we have gotten our Sims jokes? Last but certainly not least words aren ' t enough to express my appreciation for Lyman Mower, who joined our yearbook family as our adviser last year and has fought adamantly for the KK)k ' s sunival when things weren ' t working out. Thank you for being incredibly suppottive and opnmisnc, for making sure that all of our paperwork went through, and for maintaining an appropnate, it not overabundant, amount of office humor. Yizhuo Wang Editor-in-Chief EorroR-iN-CHiEF .VIanacing Editor Business Manager Design EDrroRS Photo Edetors AOVISER Academics Athletics Features Greeks Organizations Seniors managing board Yizhuo Wang Caitlin Frances Green Kimberly Lin Nalini Meera Padmanabhan Noel Ning-Ning Chang Joy Roan-Jean Su Ethan H. Giang Lyman Frost Mower section editors Vivien Trinh Frances Chang Matthi-w Atkins I -bbie Borgcs Rebecca Liu Jacqueline Lu Tiffany Hoang You know you ' ve been in the office too long when. 1. Your hurt huns from simng tor so long. 2. You get noticeably colder and ciilder. 3. You ' re hungry, and you don ' t know why. 4. Your tan starts to fade away. Wait, what tan ' 5. TTiere are empty Kittles and cans of Diet Coke es ' erywhere. 6. There are pieces of paper with page numlxrrs and orbitals dniwn on them. 7. You ' re eniailing facelxHiking ' looking for music to listen to 1ilogging insteiid of working on pages. 8. You don ' t go home - you go to Caitlin ' s. 9. Your phone keeps complaining it hasn ' t been charged in d.nys. 10. Pic-a-ing- ining things up Ivcomcs leally hatd. 1 1 . Ewn Dale dlK• n ' t want to go get moa- coflee. 1 2. All tlie sunliglit yi u see is the kind that reflects off of MLX when y Hi walk bf tlie giir.igi ' d»K r to go ti tlie batlirvxim. I V Tlie only sleep you get is on roily chairs, and yiHi ' iv typically .iw ken K tlie custodial staff. 14. YiHi Ixvome aciiuaintevi witfi tlie " tnendly " residennal mou.se. 1 5. ' iHi .idd moiv to this list. B G 2007 I Page U« Colophon 2006-2007 Eshlcman Library and Publications Center Staff Printing rhe 2007 BliK- (S ' GoU Yearbook, Volume 1 ?, was : roJuceJ by the yearbook sraft at the L ' niversity 5t California. Berkeley and printed at the Hertt ones plant in LoKan, L ' tah with the assistance ot e t Jones Represenratives Jane Roehrii;, Heidi Bryant, Megan DcCicco, and Customer Sen ' ice dviser Terri Schnell. ' wcr and Encisfxeets rhe hill color litho cover is an i)rii;inal cJesign hy oel Chang. The co ' er is printed on Permocote laper with matte lamination. The photograph on he cover was taken by Blue 6? Gold photographer juren lacobucci. The endsheets are printed in -{] ' iOO Copenhagen. ' apex and Color rinting wms done on 100 Bordeaux paper. The 2007 Blue Gold contains 320 pages, 64 of hich are printed in four olor process Inks. Typog,rapy rhe 2007 Blue Gold uses AHJ Avalon. AH] kisorama, AHJ Garamond tamily, AHJ Goudy 31d Style family, AHJ Handel Gothic, AHJ Times imall Caps. AHJ Toxica, AHJ L ' nitiis. rtjuipmcnt and So luurc iiyouts were submitted to the plant by electronic ubmission. The Blue Gold was prtxiuced using Uoix- InDesign CS2 on a Dell PC as well as various tatiers ' personal computers. Some administrative rtirk » as done on an Apple Macintosh G4. Photography Photos were mainly processed digitally through Adobe PhotoShop 7.0 and CS2. Film photographs by sraft were mainly taken with a Canon EOS 300, Canon EOS A2. and Canon EOS RebelG. Senior portrait photiigraphy is tlie work ot Liuren Studios ot Calitornia, Inc. The Seniors Section was made possible by the generous contributions of the Class of 2007. The 2007 Blue Cold also received generous contributions from Cal Athletics, Cal Performances, Center tor Latin American Studies, The Dully Galifomian, UC Berkeley NewsCenter, L ' C Riilly Committee, the Greek community, and countless other student organizations. Disclaimer The Blue Gold Yearbook is not an ofticial 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 tor any mistakes, inaccuracies, and omissions. Copyright 2007 Tbe Blue Gold Yearbook Tht: Blue Gold Yearbook is sponsored by the Associated Students of the University- of Calitbrnia (ASUC). Uni ersiry of California. Berkeley 2 3.863 undergraduates 1 0.070 graduate and professional students 33,953 toral students MANAGfR Lyman Mower Operation Lfad Emmanuel Santana Assistant OrtRATiON Leads Josie Alvarez Kyle Christine Holland Stella Kim Elise Morgan Cecy Romo Jennifer Sta. Ines Trainers Rosemary Bernstein Zachary Levine Emma Olson Cary Tanner Front Desk Assistants Camille Conrotto Eddy Crochetiere Leticia Fiero Rachel Friedman Casey Gin Caidin Green Melissa Higbee Van Hoang Jamie Kikuchi Alan Kubey ) pecial thanks to: Ashley Mayficid Tre -or Miller Contributing Nir Ackner Contributing Joy Carniel .Abaqum Nhan Nguyen Le HOTOGRArHFRS -p „ || .„ Writers Nicole S. Bear Emily No ick John Blaustein Adrian Down Jenabi Pareja Joshua Cella Albert K. Lii Divya Patel Professor Karen Frick Lirraine Ling Camellia Pham Catherine Groves Esther Mixm Van Pierszalowski Colin Jones Rose Rimler Eduardo Rivera-Garcia Sherry Ly Diane SaJuwski Riiul Ri mo Steve McConncll ChUx- Roth Ankur Mehta Professionals Paul Bilgore Keith Ryan Lisa Qin Heidi Bnant Richie Siburian Bryan Pakingan Megan DeCicco Liurcn Spcer Skyler Rcid Jan Crowder Angela Vullo Peg Skorpinski David Fullmer Vizhuo Wang Jan Sturmann Mich.iel Pe Diane Vet Jane RiK-hrig Page 319 1 Colophon ••V. ' • sX • . '


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