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M imi ' H If ' j; l»i til fT underneath underneath S«|l by Mononol nol -Juan ooniogo university of California, Berkeley iH-rkcIcy. ca 94720 510-642-4636 hltp: www. bcrkelev.edu blue gold yearbook 2008 enrollment: wgUrst stepped onto this campus four, two, or even ten years pe thought, " Wow, this place is really big. " And luring our tir at Berkeley, wc have come to know (and perhaps love) the buildings, halls and libraries that make up the backdrop of our everyday lives. The campus became smaller. We walk past 64 nrnrjerniCi 1 n our rush to make it from one side of campus to the other in pen minutes, we sometimes miss that flyer in Latimer Hall about a nuclear chemistry seminar coming up in a few weeks, . Stonier Holl ln)vK f ■ Ghcof he Chmol nysterious crack coming down the corner in Mofffitt Library or dozens of open doors in Dwinelle Hall leading to professors ' and GSIs ' office hours without stopping to step into one. WnMis what Hes underneath. t l||rir r 1 1 nd even when vc do slow it clown, we are still preoccupied with our studies, our responsi- bilities, our meetings, our jobs and heck, e ven catching up with a good friend is tough. ■ « n — il m i lJ 1 I 1 ' % " — 1 1 ?? . i f 14 hl JP m n wluii c aiv iu» longer on lampus, sleeping in that cxtra- ij win si o (lorni IhhI until noon in Putnam Hall, enjoying honic-aH kctl meal in El CerritO, or out late into the nitjht in San Francisco, |ilentv of " us miss out on the rare events that hap|HMi on a late Saturday afternc»on on Upper Sproul. or, on the other hand, an earl Saturtlay morning on Lower Sproul. it is lecture, lab, discussion, meeting, eening, project, practice, protests, sets, reading and the occasional lunrli datis .It Ramona ' s it wo are lurk fiijsii ' ■ ( L ' Of ' Ctf ' i V-C oet ' c " ■ o ' " iC " p L I ' c i kve ever see are those perfect performantes, intense emotions, a eful movements, smoothlv run shows. Where are those rough drafts of scripts, the messed up props, the torn outfits, sweatv dance clothes, the twisted ankles and sore muscles? ir ■ 1- ? g— ' ••« ' f jfp Y 1 V ...u " i u.acin:e oulsids Eshlamon Hall - JusMi Gonrogo Sondre Kou wiih Col Hom i oi ASUC ' i from All BtopKlon - Ghwxght Chuiol .etimcs sec numlxTs olTruelement |Mactice as we walk ellerbach Auditorium on our wav home. If we were •ampus on a Tuesday or Thurstlav evenino, we would have 10 f ' .J Bwidn All Uuwvm . Ht tr, Shepelr Dco» 6t lo» Mu«io» Dov ot ' he Oeod ' ■ s o ' imIo B " oI 1 Ml pei«F UC Be k»t»Y ; a MUNmIk hcartl Taiko Ixating on their drums. But exactly how many of us actuallv know w hero our school orchestra practices and what thev sounti like? »3 ' %ch S " ,,._! - -%ii jjy itt ' ' V y-i : : 3 r?A.».a-3-.5- s iliJJtiJA ■ ,|; »Jfc2 ' 5t ' Oa n v P our athletic teams, we most often only find time (per haps an hour or two) to watch their games (perhaps one or •), meets and matches. How many of us actually know what goes on during those practices? i . rJrijhHu • ■111 _I3B H " pfi H N. 1 p- r:- feli a ' ' ■ -- y! f CJkm. J., J a bit hard to take in all that is Berkeley. Hut with a little ne and some exploration, we all still find that one moment at encompasses our experiences here at Cal. Componile at sunset • Gheorghe Chistol cgarcllcss of how bleak the outcome may be, we would still tough it out in the rain, all three hours, all tour quarters, on our t ' eet in the Student Section because Underneath the layers of shirts, the plasti ponchos, the soaked -through jackets, the dripping wet hair . ' e »f ' Jf f = f:% L 4 ■ » . .-- l-itJ-ii , n 22 feotures cs, elections, protests. . . these are the events that line oLir war. Whether jilanned or unplanned, successful or unsuccessful, our experience at Cal would not haw been the same widioul them. Ev- ery oil spill cleaned up, ewrv ralK organized, ev- erv concert j)lanned, the eftorts ol Cal students did not Lzo unnoticed. 23 features (wel)cx)me one, (wel)come all Oriianizers work year-round to plan Homecoming Storv by Coitlin Green w hilt ' liiil( ' nls Mia Ium- hail no liiii- thai lli)mi-ci)ming was just ariiiiinl tht- lorncr, thi- Calilor Ilia Alumni Association and thi- LK " Rails (. " onunittiT had boon working for months as oarix as Spring 2007 in an olTort to iroato a Homotoming Wook stuilonts would novor lorgot. The organizers ' greatest challenge was student apathy. " In high school Homecoming was a pretty big deal, but not so much in college, " said sophomore Ke in Chou. " If 1 see something going on I might join, but I have no idea il I h ill. I should kind ol leel bad about it. " ■■Mthough Homecoming has traditionally focused on the football game and alumni, organizers have been working to increase awareness and student en- gagement. The Student Homecoming Team, a subset of the .Mumni Association, started in 2005 to help facilitate this participation. " Wo dellnilolv try to incorporate a larger group on campus than just the ' ra-ra go Bears ' group, " said Jaz i Junge, co chair ol the 2007 team. Junge said the Student HomccomingToam works to attract a variety of students through their wide range of events. Thev hosted lour to five events per day during the week, including a competition lor students to act or grow I like Oski and a photography contest called " Caltographv 94720. " The events built up throughout the week, culmi- nating w ith a football game against Oregon State and weekend activities such as the Homecoming Pre Came Rally, which had an attendance of 10,000 stu- dents, alumni, parents and community members. " One of our goals is roallv to build the Cal com- munit , " said Junge. " S ' e tr to make every effort so that |sludents| feel connected to the generations of Cal " Monica Porter, Vice Chair of Spirit for the lIC Rally Committee, agreed, saving that Homecoming is a time for students to learn about Berkeley ' s hi-, torv and evolution. " It is our hope that alumni and students will com. together in order for alumni to share stories and i periences of the past and students to continue li build a solid network lor when thev leave Berkeley, " she said. The LIC Rally Committee also hosted numerous student oriented events during the week, including their annual free Homecoming barbecue, the first ever " Berkeley Throughout the . ge.s " iashion sho«, and a Homecoming Collocjuium leaturing lormer Cal foollial! coach Joe Kapp in a discussion ol tin 25th anniversary of The Play. " Bringing everyone back to campus at one time over Homecoming builds a great sense of commu- nity anti Cal pride - and getting the students involved during Student Homecoming Week w ill encourage them to come back to campus after they graduate to enjoy Homecoming as alums, " said Erin Proudloot. a UC Berkeley alumna and the manager of .Mumni and Student Relations. Though Homecoming becomes more anti mon popular each year for alumni (2007 had about 1 ,000 more alumni attend over 2006), increa.sing student involvement remains hard to achieve. Still, students from the Homecoming Team to the Rally Commit- tee are committed to making this event memorable. Alter all, if the wittv-named events don ' t draw peo- ple, the free food always will. ||(I1 OH tnHIll Im ' s t II ' ) tut I HonECon RRur MiM ' «■«•» ' 4 ,. M«i1 tW iM ' t ' RRUtI tw " " !itir On the record with University Relations .More than 8,500 alumni, parents, and students - the most ever gathered at Homecoming 2007 to celebrate Cal. FestivitiMl began with the Blue and Gold Reunion Dinner for alumni and a reception for Cal parents and families. On Saturday, thou.sandf j of fans got revye l up at the Bear AITair Barbeque before heading olTto the Cal vs. Oregon State football game. Throughout the! weekend, guests enjovid lai ult seminars, campus tours, spirit events, and more. Hundreils ol stall, students, faculty, anti volunteers worked hard year round to ensure that Homecoming was unforgettable. In) addition, alumni celebrating their reunions spend the year raising money lor student, faculty, an l research programs. In 2007 thcyj raised more than S 19 million. ...Homecoming offers the best chance to feed your inner bear! 24 feoturi I J (fjr lrl! A Lit ' K lly Commiitcr rnrtnlH-r adtrrtiwt thr Annual {(imc-tomlng R llv U r t-ruLi nighl ilrltr Ju tiii r-orM 1t hurtU out ol ihr Ca IfH krr riHjm for the Salur lj loutbill ganit- jgjintt rcgon Slate. Ca tuflcrrd a hcarlbrcAking defeat, iiil%«ing its chance at becoming No. 1 In ihr nation. Init the Bear« and iheir lan« ttdl marched proudU out of Memurul Stadium. Ih-Iuh ) Students participate in the ( al Canned Creation event on Oct. ' on Lower Sproul. Students put their (.Teativitv to the test in thiv and other rik(la events, including a " taltograph 94720 " photo content and the annual banner competition. ( far left ) Student displav one of man carti slunt-s during the Oct. I J game against Oregon Sute. Lead bv junior .■ nthonv Ramil. Direclorof Card Stunts, the UC Rallv Committee organized the Student Section to cam out thi longstantling tradition. left (The Cal liand takes the field during halltime against ( )rvgon State, rhe band, which ha attendeii irter I 0 iitnM TUtite Cal tiMitlull games, t oa t a membership of o er 200 !«tudenl. and is one ol the few bands ui the nation ami in the Pac- 10 Conferrnce ilut still marches the traditional and demanding high-step form. 25 homecoming a»rlow I SttHirnU light cw«]lr Al the Btmflrr RjIK cm tn 0 The Honfirr lUlK t« thr U«l r rnl ol ihr trrk tirtnnr thr Hig liamr i«n SjtunLiv Oihrr r%rnt« int.lu«lr thr C ' abic Car HalK in San F-rAfKiKti ' « (.ihirAnJrlh Stpurr. Night RalK in the itrcct of Brrkrlo. Laugh Yrr Axe Ofl event « ith (cru h ' anil other ttiHlrnt group . indTrr C ' htifiping RalK tm Upper Spnml Cla j (farlm% r »Ahm«rpnang K) I ) uprt, thr UC RalK Cununittee ptTpwr to Kml 4nrr thr Suntiwxl . xr Itv thr finl time n fi r rar« ■Jhr Big Game carrir a pimrr and niagK all it» (A n. and win or lose, brtng a part ol it »% uuTrdihU peoal. " taid ophoniore A»hle go big or go home Bears lose Axe, but not spirit 1 vf ' r i ( On the sidelines with UC Rally Committee till- biggest Cal fans oftin ridr to Big GanuWick as thi-ir lavoriti- lioli la . Much like Christmas, the cxciti-mcnt starts wav bi-lorc the actual ilav. nil despite the fanfare of that day, we reahze that the anticipation leaihng up to it is just as special. In regards to the Big Game, I didn ' t realize this until we lost the Axe. Believe mc, I was devastated when we had to turn our trophy over to the Cardinal. I was on the field, in the line-up facing the .Axe Committee, watching the clock count down and their smiles grow wide. It was not a good feeling, but strangclv enough, I was not completely distraught. As I sauntered back up to the bliMi livrs thn i|r.|, i),,. ,lrm " f v —- ■■■■•!• ■•.vr.ii . n-fl rl.id l.inv, I reali ed that the loss ( an .Xxe was )ust (ine diiwn (albeit, a major one) In .i week lull t ups. Big Game Week engulN tin University in a level of Cal Spirit only seen on a gamedav.This spirit, however, lasts the w hole week. .As we attend special events and march down the streets at night, trivial problems and schoolvNork take a backseat to the excitement of the Big Game. But it ' s this week of enthusiastic anticipation that makes me happy to be a Golden Bear. - Anthony Ramil, Director of Card Stunts liini ' ir. I ilni Sli] li,s 26 feotufes (Iitl) I T ■ hnu•n Rally I ninrn iiumlKr% lir.l id. liri ji ihc Bonflri- Rillv. on No . 10. Crowd mcmlxT« ind oilier KjIIv C ' omnim I liani " I ri%hmi-n. more » H d! " cach llmr iIm- lire lK-gin lo die. The judienie al»av» m j|ihe» intenllv lo ue how man) wtKnien palleU don " I make tl inio the lila e. (tKlow)The annual bonlire gro« lo a Morihmg height on the e e of the I Khh Big Game The Bonfire Rally, held annualK in the Greek Theater, features dandng, singing, comedi and slor 1ellmg from -studeni . facultv and administrators. (helow left I Justin Forsetl pushes past the Stanford defenie on Dct. 1 . .Mlhough Fr.rsetl rushed lor 96 yards, C ' al fell, 20 1 }. Stanford won for the I6lh time in 2 ' i games, but beat C ' al toach JeflTedford fiir the first time in six tries. Reflections on a first Big Game • t wa.s niv lirsl Bii; tianu-, anil I «as oxcitiil. i luaril Iroin the oklir 1irnnilHr in thi- RoIIn Committee about what an ixiiting game it would lie. The season up to thai point was, well, interesting. So, I had no idea w hat the scoreboard would read at the end of the I ' ourlh quarter. .Mthough til. ijame didn ' t end in our favor, it was definitely a game and week I would never forget, and will look forward to every year. It was definitelv an exeiting week since I had the opportunity to be behind the scenes on most of the events. Overall, it was awesome lor all 50, ()()() students to come together with the Spirit of California tor one goal, to beat si.iTilurd (not a t |ii ' • Despite the loss at the football game, I vNas surprised to see that the pride of being a Golden Bear in other students and rally comnu-rs did not fade. Cal is a place where no tnatter what, win or lose, we are still Lai. The oreat thins; about the Big Game is that it happens every year, so whether it is to w in back the Stanford , xe or to hold on to it, I w ill always be proud ol our team in their elTorts and walk out of the stadium proud to be a Calilornia Golden Bear. - Ruben Mojica Hernandez, Freshman 27 big gome Class in session: village banking 101 NN HO? chartered in 1984, the Foundation for Intt-r- natiunil Community Anisunrc (FINCA) » a U.S. non profit muTi riiuni ■ ifiM tulii ii i .Mil ) ihjt pnnidcj nnoncijl srr vices to the worM - .r.-%t families lo liK can create their o«ti joju. eim extra in. .1 impnne their lining tan lanls. WHAT? 1 .,.,„ ogj ' . Among U.S. biscd i M . vilUgr banking i ar iuhlv miiTofinancc mclhodol- ' igrncics aionc ihcrt nv M least 31 MFIs that Juw colli rritcd mcr 400 ilUgc banking programs in at least 90 ci WHEN, WHERE? including iu 450.000 ex clients who ha%c " graduated " (n m iTedil to their own working capi tal (Mvings). since 1984 FINC wrvin-s havi- ht-nefited mer 750,000 clients iUr .u U 20,000 illage banks in 24 coun- tries on four continents In I .uin AnuTna tiKTc arc RNCA programs in Maiti. Mexico. Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador. Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Peru. In Africa: Uganda, Malawi, Tan- zania, Zambia. South Africa, and the IVmocratic Republic of the Ojngo. In Eastern Europe: Samara andTomsk (l»i prrnincca of Russia). Armenia. .Azerbaijan. Georgia, and KoMno. In Central Asia: K)Tg vstan. Uzbekistan, Taiikl lan, and Afghanistan. Uebb-e Bo ' g«i HOW 7 A village bank is an informal self-help support group of 20- 0 memlK rs, predominantly female heads of- houM-hold. If the prrtgram is " on mivsion " in a nr rmal village bank about 50% of all new members entering the program are ses-crely poor, representing families with a dailv per-capita ex- penditure (DPCE) of lew than US $ I ; the rest are mrxierately poor (DPCE = $I-2) or non poor (UPCE $2).7Tic»e women meet once a wrek in a member ' s home to avail them.selves of working capital loans, a safe place to save, skill training, men- toring, and motivation. Loam normally surt at S50$K)0 and arc repaid in WTckly installments oi-er four months. 28 feotures (left) N ulic F irtman pauMf for a picture wllh Mr rii VWUr. J [xiiihidl uicmr pn lr«!Mtr itui the tliretior t l lit ' Berltrlev Institute (il Intenialiorul Studies After PtiriinAi) gj%e i prewntjtiim aUtut tilUge lunLin (fir Ie(t».W ' elHT mtNlrr ted 4 liviu%Miin Itetueen hrr and tlte iudiencr .ilxtut the need lor voung prtipir to get wilvcd in supporting muTofinancing. ( bc1(n% ' )Thc Bechtcl Engineering Building ' s Sibley Auditorium it I ' ursiing it the leams on Oct. I for ictreu Natalie Poriman ' i lecture I ' n village banking. Since 2003, Portman hi% vrvrd j Ainhiwjdor ot Mo|H- kir the lion profit foundation tor International C ' ommu nit -AvMNUiice (FINCA). HINCA iis the pioneer of village banking, a rnii.T( rman ce methodology in which reopicnt ol microloan% loan% is small a» SSO - form " village bink ' to support one ,irii.it . r ni.»n.»,i. ill tunds, and resolve loan delinquency problems. jcDO ' e Dorges )eauty and brains .ctress draws attention to benefits of village banking I by Coiflm Green t ' s not evcrvdav that an c cnt in Siblcv .Auditorium generates a line around campus. But on Monday, Oct. 1, .several hundred students branched .outward from the Bechtel Engineering Buiidin! ear actress Natalie Portman talk about the power licTolending to alleviate global poxertv. ' ortman, who has plaved leading roles in films I as " The Star Wars Trilogy, " " Garden State, " " Closer " (earning her a Golden Globe .Award), garnered p pulari( lor both her beautv and ns. Telling reporters she ' d " rather be smart than I movie star, " she completed her bachelor ' s in rhologv at Harxard while working on the Star •s nims. She has also been politically involved I animal rights, environmental lauses and mm rolinance. ' orlman, 26, has served as Ambas.sador of Hope the non profit Foundation for International nmunitx .Assistance (TINCA) .since graduating from Harvard in 2003. Often called the " World Bank for the Poor, " FINCA is the pioneer ofvillage banking, a microllnance methodology in which recipients of microloans • loans as small as S50 lorm " village banks " to support one another, manage all funds, and resolve loan delincjuencv problems. Portman talked about her first-hand experience seeing women empowered through microllnance. " .MIcrofinancing is a compelling way for people, especially women in poverty, to move out of poxertv, " she .said, adding that women compri.sc 70 percent of the world ' s poor. " They can form a village bank, ensure each other ' s loans, have meetings and pav the loans back once they ' re able to. " Portman also noted that women involved in microfinance sav they receive greater respect Irom their husbands and children. " You just see a whole situation that is able to change because of the idea that the poor should haxe access to banks, " Portman said. " It ' s not rags to riches, but it certainly is improving. " Steven Weber, political science professor and director of UC Berkeley ' s Institute of International Studies, moderated a discussion between Portman and students about the need for voung people to get inxolved in supporting impoxerished communities around the xvorld. " I xxas reallv scared that there xxould be a Star Wars fan and no one would be interested in mv cause, " she told the audience, xvho xvere invited to ask questions. " I admire vou all (or your passion and interest. " Although some students thought Portman ' s celebrity status had more to do xxith the exent ' s popularitx than interest in microfinance, " there ' s no better xxav Ut inxest xour celebrity than for a good cause , " said freshman .Angela .Miller. Indeed, Portman ' s presentation resonated w ith many audience members. Freshman Rachel Whxte said, " The message xxas that voung people can make a change. " 29 ' ' ICO ' oik southern California up in flames Fires threaten students ' homes, famihes av Ih llri ' s l)uriu-il in Soulhi-rn Calilornij, mnri- than half ' a million acres wore torched .itnl more than UK), 000 pfopli- «iTi- cvac- uatcil across scM-n counties. Almost 5,000 structures ■ including over 2,000 homes ■ were de- stroyed, as more than I 5, (XX) firefighters and l.iOO fire engines were used in the containment ellorts. The fires started on Oct. 2 1 , when the driest brush in years erupted across SoCal with the help ol desert like Santa ni yyinds. Within the week, Goy. .Arnohl Schwar cncgger had declared seven counties in a state of emergency: Los . ngeles. Orange, Riyersicle, San Bernardino, San liiego, Santa Barbara and ' entura. President Bush also issued a partial federal declara- tion, which proyided federal a.ssistance for debris re moyal and emergency protection, including fire fight mg, evacuation operations and .sheltering of displaced people and animals. . ccording to the Office of Student Research, 7,886 of the Fall 2007 student population hailed from the seven counties in a state ( emergency. Slightly more than 1 ,000 were from San Diego County, w here the fires were at their worst. " Many people who are part of the UC family have been displaced or other wise affected by the fires, " said UC President Roln-rt Dvnes in a statement. " 1 vvant them to know that they arc being thought of, and that the University will work to a.ssist them in every way possible. " The office of Campus Life and Leadership also sent an email to students Irom affecte l areas t ffer- ing support services, ranging Irom counseling at the Tang Center to emergency loans from the Financial . i(l Office. ■As the fires worsened, students like freshman Keri Murphy said thev felt frustrated and hopeless. " It ' s re- ally hard being away Irom home not knowing if your house is okay, ii your Iriends or lamily are okay, il their houses are okav, " said Murphy, whose family lives in Ramona, in San Diego County. Other students like Murphy were attempting to cope yyith the situation lar avyay from home, many remaining anxious as thev awaited word on the safety of their loved ones and homes. " There ' s nothing I can Story by Coitlin Green do about It II I llv down there, what am I supposed to do? " said freshman Mona Zarka, who is from Irvine. For many, news could not lome fast enough. " I feel Irustrateil just because the news is yery locused, the information is just on what ' s happening right now, but it ' s so big that they can ' t cover every aspect. " said . turphv, who relied on her lamily lor inlormation. " It ' s just frustratingbecau.se 1 want to know how Ra mona is being affected, and I lan ' t get that. " The minds of several Cal athletes were also focused nil their homes and families. Throughout practice, it was hard lor some SoCal natives to concentrate on the their game, knowing that their homes stood helpless to the fire burning 400 miles south of Berkelcy. " l was [at practice), but I was mentally off in my own little place, " said women ' s soccer player Torrey Delaplane, who is from Valley Center, a small toven north ol San Diego. " Practice helps you not really worry about it, becau.se it helps you not think about it. " Further .south in San Diego County, the parents of women ' s golfer .Mlison Goodman, whose home is in Carmel Valley, had to evacuate twice. Meanwhile, the home of teammate .Andrea Waters was threatened, as the fires came one andahalf miles away Irom her Jamul, Calif., house, and of Bears quarterback Nate Longshore, whose backyard in Canyon Country, Ca- lif., was in flames. " The stuff is just stufi, " said Long shore, whose family moved back into the house. " I ' m not really worried about the stuff, as long as everyone is sale or getting to a place vyhere it ' s safe. " .Mthough Longshore said his concerns about the fires did not affect his preparation for upcoming games, Goodman and Waters both lound it dillu ult to get through practice rounds, " . ndrea and I were definitely distraded just because it yvas getting closer and closer, " said (loodman. " Right before, I found out two ol my Irienils had lost their homes, so yesterday we were just concerned, thinking about a lot of things. It aflected our focus in practice. " .Mthough thev did not opt to go home, a seryice ollered to atliletes by the university, " it ' s really nice to know that you have support here and to know that vou have options, " said Cioodman. ' ' s2 ». 30 feotures (Irtt) Onlv oni houM- remain inUct in lhi» nri hlxirhfMK] ni-ar I_ c(»n litlo. |-ri- hfTun olli ' yball |»laviT tarli l.lovtl, who plavcd USC while fire still bla ed, worried about her hometown ol iVmwII. " I ' ve been icari ' d the whole lime being |m lk-rkele |. but being close to home i t going to be hard, " »he said. Although her house was not afTccted, Llovd iaid her mother destribed the adjacent city of Fallbrook as a ghost town, emptv and blackened by ash. (below) Fireman Wes Ward lakes a much-needed break in A resting ground for firefighters battling the Malibu lire. The Berkeley Fire Department also contributed iwo companies to a group of 25 companies Irom Umeda Counl cities to help fight the blaze. ( far left) Firefighters from the Carlsbad Fire Brigade battle the llames near Escondido. " I ' ve been texting and calling mv friends all ■ laN. " said sophomore Caitlin Johnson m f)ct. 21. who is from Rancho Hernardo. a citv in San Diego county hit bv fire, Manv students were scared lu ' cause the onl information (or lack thereof) thev received about their neighbcirhiMxls was Irom the news. (JcfuN ' anessa and Ja mm Mcra e greet Ked (. " ross nurse Sherri Crawford at the Red Cross shelter in Saugus High Nchool, Saugus. Calif. Thousands of Southern California residents wtit torcxd to evacuate their homes as hoi. ry Sanla .Ana w mds from 40 to 50 inph crtnlinued to spread the fires. jid assistant professor of fire science Volt Stephens. 31 southern colifomio fires (right) A rrK-unJ liinl ukr. t m M of food Ix-foiT being M-t fr.T " ( i uui binl dun I mi«, " uld Miv. Mirtarino. ipiilcriprruin li.r ihr C ' jli fornu I r|Mrlmrnl uf Fnh mil Cijni. on o . 1 2. " We ' re in bir»l .oILtHi,. mode " II iikei in iwngr eil l people, 45 minuiet ind }00ga||,,r, of witer 111 thiiroughK wijh an nile.l bird, jciiirding l i the InlernilionjI Binl ReK-ue Researi h Center, whii 1. led the bird cleaning effort (lielou ) Crews work aniund th. clock to clean up bunker fuel oil thai washed up on Bay Area beaches. The Cosco Susan i-onlainer ship struck the San Francisco Bay Bridge on Nov. 7. causing the ship to expel an estimated 58,000 gallons of fuel into the ba Berkeley leads local relief efforts 58,000 gallons spilled in 2007 40.000 gallons spilled in 1996 The Btrkcley City Council oflicially declared a state of emergency on November 19 over the Cose.) Bu.«n oil spill, with many city onicials calling the federal and county disaster response lackluster The spill incurred Nov. 7 when the cargo ship struck the San Francisco Bay Bridge, spilling about 5S,()nO gallons of oil inJo the bay! Berkeley city olll. i.,ls said they were told by the Coast Guard ii. ,, Hrst few days after the spill that marinas wen latively low priorities ilur beaches and other sensitive areas. The citv then u.sed its own stall and supplies to contain the oil on its shoreline, deploying its Hazardous Materials Response team and supervising volunteer cleanup efl ' orts. " Berkeley has responded to this tragic event using its own stafT, m aterials and volunteer resources, " said City Manager I ' hil Kamlarz in a statement provided to the California legislature on .Nov. 1 5 . In a regional disa.ster such as an oil spill, Berkeley would normally report to the Alametla County Onrice of Emergency Services, which would then report to a regional command center. For the Cosco Busan spill, though, city olTlcials said they felt their concerns were better addre.ssed when they bypassed the counlv ofllce and communicated directly with the regional ofTice on Treasure Island. " We ' re always looking at the next level of government to communicate our needs, " said Berkeley Fire Department Assistant Chief Gil Dong. " Bul in this case) there is a lot of frustration in Berkeley ' s path. We ' re alwavs making sure we are on .someone ' s radar " Many City Council members thanked Kamiar and his stall for their elTorts to deal vvilh the spill. " If every city could do as good j Berkeley, (the region) would be in much better shape, " .said Councilmember Dona Spring. 32 feotor. xDntroversy spills into bay hipping vessel crashes into Bay Bridge I by Matthos A!l.iiis — . n iTani ' isci) is a citv kmmn lor its gi-nllr i.liniatf anil thi- voar round possibility of i-ncountcring a blanket ol log. On Nov. 8, ?(X)7, a tram-ilv rose from those mists, n heavy log, llanjin Shipping ' s 901 loot, 65,1 M Cosio Busan, en route from the Port of Oakland ' usan. South Korea, trashed into a pier of the Bridge ' s western span. While structural damage k- bridge was negligible, the hull of the ship and fuel tanks ruptured, spilling over S8,0()0 gallons eavv-dutv bunker luel oil into the San Francisco and wreaking havoc on the natural ecosystem. In tion, the Cosco Busan tore away a portion of the Icr protecting the bridge, causing S 1 .5 million of age. rhe accident was the first recordeil instance of rge oceangoing vessel colliding with the bridge, the resulting oil spill was the largest for the San icisco Bay in over a decade. The la.st large oil spill to :1 the bay occurred in 1996, when a broken valve ed the Cape .Mohican ship to dump approximately KX) gallons of fuel into a floating dry dock. U the immen.sc task of containing the spill, inallv believed to be just 140 gallons, was mpted by agencies and organizations including U.S. Coast Guard and Marine Spill Response p., waves smeared oil over local beaches, and llife ingested the contaminated waters. Over X) birds, including threatened marbled murrelets endangered brown pelicans, died as a result of the , w hich ultimately spread from San Mateo County ' oint Reves. Cleanup was not a trivial m.itter. costing over S60 million and reiju iring well over a week ol dedicateil I ' llort by special response units. When the Cosco lUis.in, having received temporary repairs alter being detained in the Bay , rea for over a month, finally .set sail on Dec. 20, it left widespread controversy and a number of lawsuits in it.s wake. Coast Guard Captain William llberti, who served as the incident ' s first olllcial commander, was replaced after the agency came under public scrutiny for its lailure to address and disclose the magnitude of the problem in a timelv manner. Eventually, he decided to retire from the Coast Guard after 29 years of service. Captain John Cota, who was piloting the vessel at the time of the cra.sh, had his license suspended by a unanimous vote of the state pilot commission. Such a suspension is rare, but so was the scale of the accident, .additionally, this was not the first time that Cota faced trouble. He had been before the commission on a number of prior occasions, as recently as 2006 when he was reprimanded alter the ship he was piloting ran aground in the San Joaquin River. On Nov. 30, the federal government filed suit against Cota and Regal Stone Ltd. of Hong Kong, which owns the Cosco Busan. In accordance with a U.S. Supreme Court decision made in the aftermath of the 1989 Exxon Valdcz oil spill in .Alaska ' s Prince William Sound, the purpose of the suit was obtaining compensation for the extensive cleanup efiorts neces.sitated by the misguidance of the ship. Other suits were filed by various parties ranging Irom crab fishermen to the city of San Francisco. On March 2 1 , Cnta pled not guilty to federal charges ol criminal negligence and violation of environmental laws. . Coast Guard preliminary investigation concluded that the decision to set sail in spite of den.se fog «a.s the primary umlerlving reason lor the collision and oil spill. Other vessels scheduleil to depart on Nov. 7 had remained in port the morning of the incident due to the inclement weather comlitions. Cota claimed he did not received adequate warning from the Coast Guard regarding the heavy fog in the bay. , transcript released by the National Transportation Safety lioard indicated otherwise. Cota was advised of heavy log six times on the Coast Guard radio In-fore setting sail. Due to near-zero visibility, the ship was using charts, being read by Cota, to navigate the bay. Cota mist(K k the symbols for the bridge ' s towers to be openings. Cota later remarked, " Sorry, captain, I misread the chart. " In .April it became known that Cota had been convicted of drunk driving in 1999 and was on medication for depression, anxiety and sleep apnea. ( )n .April 2 2 , a federal grand jury incorporated March ' s misdemeanor charges into an indictment which added lelony counts of lying to the Coast Guard during exams that Cota took in January 2006 and January 2007 to reneyv his federal pilot ' s license. On May 9, Cota requested his criminal trial be transferred away from San Francisco because of " intense and harmful " news coverage of the incident in the Bay Area. At the time of publication, the pending cases were unresolved, and a request by defense attornev Jeflrev Bornstein for charges to be dismissed was expected to be considered on Julv IS, 2008. ' ' r Animjl. to rrv ur In i Kltlion to I ' lrtls, tht ' oil «pill hjil i fi ahlt- impjit ' -ii ihc (Tab .mil herring p i|iuUti )tV( tdlnrti-j.Xn Dilril i ini rcuniml b The .Marine .Mammal Center i turnetl liver to the Oiled WiUllile fare Network (DWC ' N) liir data 33 sun tranciiLU DUy OH ipii Students partake in ' 08 primary-palooza Story by Nick Green fright t Sludcnu gather nn ttti Spniul ftcp4 Tor i Bjnck ( bam.i ralU on April 1 . IViIiikjI groups and c cnl» were often puhliciietj omt the Internet on «ocu) nctvutrking wrbflte luch as Faccbook.t-om (far right) HilUn ' Clinton supporters cheer ' Ie s rhetorii-. more attion! " on Upper Sproul Playj. VS ' ith so man groups wing for passersbs attention, students often got creatine with their tabling strateigies Voters eager to cast their ballots here in to participate in a primary since IS»80, when Ronald lake, lor instance, the itinerary tor manv menibcrs o Berkeley during this year ' s presidential Reagan beat out George H.W. Bush for the state ' s Students for Barack Obama on SuperTuesday: ihalkini primary may haye been surprised by the GOP nomination, though still well short ol the record sidevyalks belore dawn, tabling in Iront ol the pollini long lines and shortages of ballots that 73 percent that turned out in 1976. place in MLK Student Union, handing out stickers ant caused many of the polling places around the city to Credited with helping with the surge in turnout was pins, last minute phone-banking, and marching wit) remain open late on SuperTuesday. the record number ol young yoters that participated in signs up and down Upper Sproul I ' la a all day. In fact, precincts across Alameda County had the primary. Primaries nationwide saw huge increases " We definitely won the sign wars, " Scales said similar symptoms thanks to an unexpected surge in yoter turnout among indiyiduals under 30. Some referring to the groups of supporters armed witl of yoters. Elliot Scales felt the eflects of this yyaye states even saw young yoter turnout triple, such as the signs lor both Obama and Clinton that laced oil nea of voters crashing down on local polling stations 280,000 who voted on Tuesday in Georgia, or even the corner ofTelegraph Ave. and Bancroft Way late ii firsthand. Scales, a junior majoring in political science quadrupled, as was seen in the Tennessee primary. the afternoon, and math, was liHiking forward to winding down In California, more than 850,000 voters under But not evervthing was politically charged: Scale and watching returns come in from the polls after spending his day frantically rushing between class and working on last-minute campaigns for democratic hopelul Barack Obama. " .At about 8 p.m. when we were at (local pizzeria] LaVal ' s, we got the call that the polling places would be staying open until later, " said Scales, director of UC primary levels seen in 2004 or even in 2000. But Berkeley ' s Students lor Barack Obama. " Once we go among college-age voters 18-24, Clinton received that call, we started calling everyone we knew and more votes across the state than did Obama, whose " If you think volunteering for a candidate is easy, think again. " the age of thirty cast ballots, a huge jump from said much of his groups efforts that dav were tlircctet towards answering students ' questions and directinf them to the correct polling places. For many groups, including those who saw theii candidates pull out of the race belore Super Tuesday even arri ed, such as Students for Ron Paul, the daj was a culmination ol months of efiort. A group of " five or six core members " provided thi backbone for Students for Barack Obama w hen it wai vote. " But alter spending countless hours campaigning mas.se for support. lor their candidate, w hat difference would a few more The results were victories for Senators Clinton and hours make? By the end of the day, California saw its McCain. " We carried our areas, " Scales sai l afterward, highest ever voter turnout, as more than 9 million " but we were disappointed that Obama lidn ' t lo quite Californians voted in the R-b. 5 primary, exceeding as well in the rest of California. " the previous mark set in 2000 b more than 1.2 If vou think volunteering for a candidate is easy, million votes. think again. .As Scales tells it. working for a group thought we were doing good with publicity, " Scales The final turnout for registered voters was 57.7 supporting a presiilential candidate involves more said, " we realized how hard it is to let cveryoiw percent, the highest percentage of registered voters creativity than outward appearances may let on. know vou exist. " letting them know that they had more time to go and campaign had counted on young voters turning out en just getting olT the ground in the fall. Scales says. Witt most of their efiorts centered at getting people to sigr, pledge cards for the Illinois senator, he says that th group was able to get 675 students to sign cards, ancB eventually expand its volunteer list to 175. Despite their apparent success, the going wai not always as easy as expected. " As much as w« 34 features Studrnt cimpiign lur ttuir prcftttlrnllil nominrrt ijI iboicr on Spruul P)a 4 Most itudcnl pnlittcj) group MiTc organi rcJ bv Wll 2(Xj7 »nd ciMirdaintcd with their i jn hdjtr« ' central iMmpaign oflitr ■ on the campaign trail With sophomore Jiayi Zhou Vou volunteered with Senator Paul ' s campaign leading up to the caucus in hma this iiast inter. Can ou describe « hat the experience was like lor vou? I went the week right alter Christmas, Dec. 27 to Jan. ?.Thc campaign ollered student volunteers Tree housing and food as long as we lound our own way to Iowa. rile weatlur was, in one word, freezing. It was totally exciting, though. I worked in the main headquarters, went into the communities to canvas, and spent evenings making phone calls. The people there were ama ing, the most politicallv inlormcd and pa.s.sionate college kids I have over met. About 50 ol us pulled an all-nighter trving to fix a database we needed right before the caucuses and by the end of it thire were people who hail fallen asleep in elevators and people hall crazy with an ul . 1 hat ' s how hard we worked all the time. I met Ron Paul personally three times. Overall, (it was) an awesome time. Caucus night we were all disappointed in the results and I felt a little disillusioned bv the whole afl ' air but how gooil it teels to know that 1 gave it my alll I ' d do it again in a heartbeat. 35 2008 pnmones prrsulcntu) p im4 lr . Bcrki-lcv ' s ofiloa) Dc-mtxTatic Parlv student group. Ci! Dcms was vt-ry active during primary svi. tn, with manv members al»o campaigning for spcciPic candidates in groups such as Students for Barack Obama and Students lor Hillary Clinton. M (right) Students and community members attend a Hillary Clinton rally on Oct. I at Oaidand City Hall. Casting herself as an agent of change in the 2008 presidential campaign, Clinton drew an estimated crowd of 14,000. She delivered a stump speech in which she criticized the Bush administration, saving that she would send emissaries around the globe " the day after I ' m elcctcd. " ' ' You cannot be a leader if no one is following, " she said 36 features 2008 presidential primaries behind the caucus with Junior Andrea Olson tUf Miluntii-rinij with Siiuitor I I .iiiIn ' i am|),iii|ii In iciw.i tlii intiT, hat Kssoiis did )ii loiiu- a a Iroin the i-x|)i ' ricntf with? bi ' lori ' miino tn I )iv .Woiiii ' s (or tlu ' titt Out The CauiUN i-lli rt with the I dwarils campaign, I was ol the opinion, as an- many pi-opio, that the Demoeratie nominating stem with its arious caucuses ami primaries anil nihinations thereof were generallv undemocratic d seriousiv Hawed. However, Irom all I experienced Iowa, I am now of the opinion that the Iowa caucus »v be the oni truly democratic pnuess that we ncricans haye. To begin w ilh, there is the obvious tact that lowans t to know the candidates. 1 mean, thev really get KNOW them. Not onlv were almost all of the ndidates liying in Iowa in the weeks leading up to c caucus, but thev had all spent significant time in iva lor all ol the 2007 calendar year. Furthermore, ten they weren ' t attending rallies or watching ilitical ads bv the candidates on television, thev were being bi nil . rdril uitli |iliip|u i.iJK, nialiings, door knockers and other inlorniation Iron) the campaigns on the positions and platlorms ol the camlidates. This uncanny amount olinlormation alone made lowans the most educated voters and jH ' rhaps the best (lualified people to make the decision about w ho wduKI be the Democratic nominee for president. However, knowledge alone isn ' t what defines a democracy. A lot of people don ' t know all of what it takes ju.st to participate in the caucu.ses.To begin with, voting in a caucus is standing for a candidate ■ quite literally. All caucus-goers meet in their designated communitv building bv 7 p.m. and choose the corner ol the room for their candidate. There is a head count to establish viability for each candidate, and all of those who have a large enough percentage of the room to be " iable " go on to the second round. This stage of realignment is somethino thai I Ice! really iKlinis what democracy shoulil be about. In this spaci ' Jtni | erii)d ol 15 to H) minutes, Iriends, neighbors, and colleagues come t jgether and discuss why thev support a given candidate. Now, remember, these lowans know the issues so these are very educatecl aiul substantive discussions. . nd by talking l jgelher, the caucus-goers decide who thev believe would be the best candidate Ut lead our country. The caucu.ses are less about a popularity contest or who has raised the most money, lowans consider thcmsclycs stewards of the nominating process and thev deline their vote as a job to make the very best decisi jn possible. The caucuses have been criticized for a number ol reasons. . ' Xnd, as seen with the Nevada debacle, Iowa might be the onlv state that really ha.s the caucus in them. Nevertheless, what I learned in Iowa was what a democratic process looks like, and whv the caucus tradition has lived on until today (above) Ihc Cai Hcrkcicv Dcmcxral- ' i ubie near Sathcr Ciatc the week of the K ' bruarv pre itlenttat primarie . Earlier in the semester, C ' al [)ems also a.ssisted « ilh a oter registration drive. (left) Sprout Plaza ' s bulletin boards are covered in Hvers (or presidential candidates and upetimin events. During primary season, competition Inr flsering (on surfaces and m students ' hands) reached a ne« high. 37 2008 primories berkeley divid ' Miuine protest niiikcs national news Slory by Stephonie Gong hot pink bjnmri. law ii i hair , luibhUs, and h )pping or eating at places whiih I disagree w itli, middle aged women chanting make lor an to writing ' conscientious objector ' on every )pen . .lil M.ene In the -imall s| ace l a sidew alk. spot on my selecli e ser ii e Icirin " On the other side ol the street, colorful Many students, including ock, also actively |x sters and wrinkled American flags are proudly campaign lor political candidates by attendinj; raised b a more vouthlul crowd. Amusement is rallies, canvassing, or even phone banking. " Lven apiwrent when one police ollicer uses his camera though Berkeley students are not lommitted to a phone to capture an image of the events. single movement, I would say that the majority ol Indeed, our citv of Berkelev made national us are participating in many causes ol our own, " headlines with protests surrounding the Marine adiled ( ck. " We still have an activist spirit; it ' s just Corps OfTiccr Selection OlFice in Downto wn a dilTerent type. " B rkele ' s Shattuck St uare. In late Januarv, the Still, students aren ' t entirely disconnected Ironi Berkelev Citv Council decided to allow Code university(orlocal, state, national)p )litics, " rhcre ' s Pink, a national anti-war group founded in 2002, not a large demonstration comparable to the Free to skip the bureaucratic prmessinvolvetl in staging Speech .Movement these days, " said sophomore a protest and supplv them with a parking spot architecture major Bryant Vock. " However, I know in front of the center. The Council also issued a that I am constantly working to change things. I do controversial resolution which included calling the smaller things, though: personal activism Irom not .Marines " unwelcome and uninvited intruders. " shopping or eating at places which 1 disagree with. In the following weeks, the area outside the to writing ' conscientious objector ' on every open recruiting center became quite a spectacle, but had spot on my selective service form. few Cal student participants. On one side stood .Many students, including Vock, also actively peace activists, namely Code Pink. On the other campaign for political candidates by attending side stooclpro-militarv activists, including military rallies, canvassing, or even phone banking. " Even moms, veterans, and ,„ , 11 L i. j. j. though Berkeley students the Berkeley College I ' S Oll OuOUt COnteXt - are not committed to a Republicans: a student Berkeley still has the spirit of ing " --— t. " " " ' d group lor conservative ' ' say that the majority ol us {K litics. activism, but expressed in a are participating in many Passersbv saw the ,1 i f-i i I IJ " causes of our own, " added activ y Is an amusing ay that fitS today S WOrld. Vock. " We still have an throwback to the 1960s when the student body activist spirit; it ' s just a different type. " ailiveK demonstrated. Ye t the small number of Others cited the various obstacles to student students present hardlv represented the Berkelev involvement. " Leave the students alone, " sai i student bodv. " We ' re holding on to some of that Christopher Avedissian, a junior in Political activist spirit, but it ' s nowhere near the prowess Economy of Industrial Societies. We ' re paying and it used to be, " said sophomore Ferris Salameh. reading enough already. If [students! want to shout " During mv first semester, mv sociology teacher, all day, fine, but why be ashamed of them when a Cal alumnus, said that it was unfortunate that we they don ' t? came to Cal a few decades too late. When he was There ' s no denying that many sluiiiiUs w rote a student here, the students were so much more the controversy off as Berkeley being its usual passionate about issues going on around them " eccentric self, some even changing their walking " It si-ems that everyone 1 know who does not routes to circumvent Shattuck Square. " II I went live in Berkelev knew about all this going on, but down there, I ' m afraid I ' ll get bombarded by either I was really oblivious, " said Rit hard Andrews, a recruiters or Code Pink people, " said sophomore sophomore in economics. " It is possible that we are business administration major James L ong. apathetic, but 1 think it is more likelv that we are Right or left, indifferent or involved, Cal ' s cautious, unaware, and possibly disillusioned. " population " is extremely diverse, " said senior Still, students aren ' t entirely disconnected from business administration student Chris Chang. " I ' m univcrsitv(orlocal,state,national)politics. " There ' s sure you will find lots of apathetic people, but not a large tiemonstration comparable : the Free there are also lots who still advocate change and Speech .Movement tliese days, " said s omore innovation in various ways, " he said, noting the architecture major Br •ant Vock. " However, I kn nv frequent protests on Sproul Plaza. " It ' s all about that I am constantly working to change things. I clt. context ■ Berkeley still has the spirit of activi.sni, smaller things, though: personal activism from not but expressed in a way that fits today ' s world. " (above) About 100 police ofRcert from the Berkeley Police Depart- ment, with rcinforccmenl from the Alamedi County Sheriff ' s OfTict and Oakland Police Department, monitor the crowd ouuide City Hall on Feb. 1 1 . About 2.000 protestcri gathered as the Berkeley City Council met inside and ultimately retracted a controversial letter vvritten to the local Marine recruiting center. Police reported that tw-o juveniles and two adults were arrested but that, despite a few phvsical altercations and rumors of flag burning, most protesters spent their time debating each other. 38 features % .i People s Needs NOT s War! IMPEACH! ' Illiir.l9,5p ii [CMtCMttLtf : ■:rf ' ,j v ,- i -. z r««- . • .- • r Hr ' - " 1 =L? L : v V I am .Ml A su[)|i.,rlrr ul I In- u..rl.l ( .m i 41t. a national anti-war activist group, a(J crtiscs another antiwar event at the Feb. I I protest. The two sides promiiitarv and peace ac-tivisl entrenched themselves on either side of .Martin Luther King Jr Wav with an arrav of banners, (lags and loud speakers to await the City Council ' s 7 p.m. meeting. itlofj pj . - (left) Protesters join outside Berkelo City Hall on Feb. 1 1 . , t the protest. State .Assemblvmember Guv Houston. R.San Ramon, announced he would move forward with his plan to with- hold $ 3 3 million in sute funds from the dty of Berkeley. No bills passed, however, in the the California Sute Vssembly, U.S. House of Repre senutives or U.S. Senate Still, " mv colleague [ lemocTatic senator Barbara Hoxer| and I are the first ones to sav Berkeley made a huge mistake. " said California democratic senator Diannc iT ' instein m a speech after the Semper I i Alt of JOOa failed in the Senate. l. ' i()Tiii:i!S lor ls )i.j)ii;i)s Isimpour ' |(H)I) |MAi)ii ' i;s IM WLOOk 1 HARMLESS Ian I RAr (above) Mothers of marines stand their ground at the Feb. 1 1 protest outside Berkeley ' City Hall Camaraderie was easiK established among pro-militarv ailivists despite their various backgrounds. " We all have the same set of values, " said ' ietnam veteran Erik Freeman of Bakersfield 39 berkeley recruiting center singing songs of peace ! Israeli, Palestiniiui groups orgiuiize rallies Stones by Caitlin Green nil omilici ha lKfndis«.ii«is» ' l loss inti-1- cx -presic]i-nl i l Tikvih: Studrnts liir Isrjt-I, the Zi- lii;rntl , " said llarvanl i pnilcvior onisi organi jlion at UC Bfrkcli-v. Aixtirding lo tho Man IVrshnwil , nl llu ' Israili l ' ali i;r iu| ' uoliMti ' , its " inivsi(in is loadMKatt ' Zionism, linian innlliil. IK " lU-rki-Kv studints tin- national mo i-nu-nt of tin- Jiwisli |K-oplr, uhosf Miught to ihangi- this the wii-k i l M . 4-S, whrn homeland is Israel. " stuilent groups Inim aiToss the Uurd organized to Among other Iopii , Students lor Justice in Pal iniTx-ase aw an-nevsalx ut Israel and Palestine ' s [xililj estine disiussi ' d the university ' s eiononiii in olve i:al turmoil. ment with corporations workinij " ilh Israel, said Stuilents lor Justiie in I ' alistinee originally orga- Zakharia. " UC continues to do business with com ni etl a ralK lor Israeli .Apartheid U ' eek, l-el . Jl " ), panics tliat contribute direclly to the occupation ol an eyenl that grtmp leaders said was rec ognizcd in- Palestine, " he saiil. " We want [the univcrsitv] to di- ternationally In pn) Palestine groups. Stuilents lor xest from corporations that do business with Israel " Justiie in Palestine is " a group ol stuilents, lai-ulty, .Mthough the " |x-ace rally " was held ' ednesd.i , and eommunitv mombers working together at the R-b. 6, the Israeli group coalition hosted eyenis all Uniyersitv of Calilornia, Berkeley, in solidarity yyith week, including a presentation in Iront ol Sproul the struggle ol the indigenous Palestinian [x-oplc Hall that depiileil the elVect ol terrorism on the agaiast apartheid and iK-i-upation, " atx-oriling to the inhabitants ol ' the Israeli town of Sderot, movie gniup ' s yyebsite. siri ' eniiigs suih as Brooke Goldstein ' s diKiiiiientarv In n-sponse, a coalition ol pro-l.srael student " The .Making of a Martvr, " and a dem onstration on groups organized a rally for Israeli Ptace and Diver- Sproul called " The Path to Peace " in yvhich studens sitv Week, Feb. 4-8, an event developed bv .student recounted Israel ' s past efforts to achieve peace with organiAitions. its neighliors. On K-b. 6, mon- than 150 students rallieil on Students for Justin in Palestine also planned a Upper Sproul, including a varietv ol speeches on the variety of events for Israeli .Apartheid Week. .Among conlliil. .All groups said thev aimed to stimulate dia- others, the group hosted human rights activist Mark logue about Israeli -Palestinian relations. " We yvant to Turner, yvhose films bring attention to the use of hu- eniT)urage iTitical ilialogue alxjut the contlii-t yy ith man shields by the Israeli military, anil author .Anna Israel, " said f lu.sam Zakharia, a memlxT of Students Balt er, a volunteer yy ith the International Women ' s tor Jasticv in Palestine, yvho yvore black. " It ' s not like Peace Service yvho yyrote about her exrxriences it ' s as versus them. " documenting human rights abuses in the West Bank. Israeli Peace and Diyersitv Week organizers also Tikvah: Students for Israel yy anted to send a mes- said they hoped to have di.scussions bctAveen the .sageof peace and tolerance, said Moghtader. " Tikvah two " sides " " I think that |at| an institution of higher means ' hope ' in Hebreyv; it ' s hope for an improved learning like LIL " Bi-rkelev, it is important to present situation for evervone involved, " he .said. " We yyent the tacts in a compelling way, but ultimately to let oyer to the other groups, and we started singing people be their own judges, " said John Moghtader, songs of peace. " Stutlrnts trtim Isrjrli organizations and Studrnts for Justin- in l d)i-slini- rally on Sproul l la a Fi-I . 6, Students for jusiici- in Pali ' stinr rjllu-d for the inti-rnationalls recogni cd Israeli .Aparthi-id Week, sshilt- a coalition of Israeli groups responded by ' organizing an Israel IVaie anil Oivcriitv Wi ■ 40 feotures «? - ' campus battleground " Documentary features Berkeley, Columbia In Spring 2006. UC Bi-rkclev ami Colum bia University bocami- part ( ( the " Ameriia at a Crossroads " scries, an initiative created by Corporation lor Publii Broatlcasting (CPB) pre commonly known for its television sta- n, PBS - to treate an in-depth, provotative of Rims that explore the challenges con iting the post-9 1 1 world. The resulting one-hour documentary, -mpus Battleground, " wast released in Fall )7. It focuses on the struggle between pro- el and pro- Palestinian students at both uni- sities over the competing claims of Zionism Palestinian nationalism, over what history :hes, an l whether absolute demands can i to honorable compromise. Although Columbi a has a history of pro leli .sentiment on campus - and Berkeley, a :or - of Pro- Palestinian sentiment - the stu- It conflicts was passionate on both coasts. : Berkeley, the film presented the conllict I from four student perspectives: Yaman Salahi, I a member of Students for Justice in Palestine; llamar Haritan, a memlxr of the Israel Action Committee; Shawn Lichaa. a co-founder or Boalt Students for Israel; and Avi Criden, an Is- rael native who .served two years in the Israeli Army (including manning checkpoints along the disputed West Bank) whose introspcc tion the lllm chronicles as he takes a semester cx)urse on the historv of Palestine with Profes- sor Bi-shara Doumani. " It has erv little to do with Israel and Palc-s- tine, " said Rim produc-er and director Bill Jer- sey at a Rim .screening near campus in March . 2008. " It has everything to do with how these groups can listen to each other. " Dialogues did open up on both campus- es, with mixetl results. But students at Ixith schools were determined to remain engage I; as Salahi said, to do otherwise would " be like giving up on humanity. In fact, many of those in the film have c-on- tinued their activism on campus, though some in dilVerent ca|jacities. Haritan, originally an i active member of the Israel Action Commit- ' tee, has since started Progressives for Activ- ism in Israel, a broad-ba.sed " le.vs ague, more- constructive " coalition for scK-ial change in the " liddlc East. " I ' ve come past the idea that we ic t wo sides, " he said, reRecting after the irening. " It ' s more complicated than 1 side ' and a ' Palestinian side. ' Thev 41 isroeli peace and diversity weet a breath of " fresh " air? Tree-sit on campus sparks counter-protest Story by Nick Green the normally placid steps of Dwinelle Hall became the eve of a student-organized storm «hen manv gathered to face-ofl with the tree- Mller " Fresh " during a conlruntational rally held on Friday, March 14. By this time, the protester, now known to be former UC Berkeley student Michael Schuck, had spent more than tyyo weeks in the tree during his protest against UC Board of Regents. But the counter-protest, planned by a Facebook group called Students .Against Hippies in Trees, attracted as much attention from Fresh supporters as it did Irom those calling (or the protester to come down from his perch. Throw in countless the hundreds of curious students « ho gathered to watch the spectacle, and the once small protest came to attract attention from the entire campus for the better part of the afternoon. Eric Tompkins, a Bi-rkele freshman, helped organize the rally. " We were just kind of tired of the shenanigans here and we decided we y anted to tTcate an opposition, " he said. At the heart of the large crowd that formed in front of Dwindle and Schuck ' s tree were several vocal debates going on between supporters and detractors of the arboreal protester. As some held signs and continued • shout at the other side, more students continued to In attracted to the scene by the increasingly vocal ci ■ ■ i 1 an l television crews. Those protesting against Schuck cited the resources and lime his protest was taking awa (rom tlie university as reasons why he ought to stop. During his two weeks in the tree, police were stationetl around the tree during most hours during the dav, and police barricades were placed around its base to prevent from people from approaching. But those who supported Fresh maintained that it was his right to conduct an act of civil disobedience. When sudden rainfall forced most of the crowd to dis th Iv al ' te of the sperse m the earn alternoon, manv protesters against Fresh sought refuge under soiiu- nearby trees where ihev took turns airing their grievances with the tree-sitter in public. With the remaining students still huddled together talking about the protest. Fresh made a move that came as a surprise to everyone: he came down out of the tree. It happened suddenly, but In thi ' time people in the small crowd began pointing anti asking w hat the tree-sitter was doing, he had gathered his things and descended the tree to the sound of loud applause, directly into the hands of waiting police olHcers. Without warning, Fresh had decided to end his protest, or what he later called " an experiment in truth " UCI ' l) assistant .Mitch Cevia acknowledged afterward that alter hearing about the student counter protest bv word of mouth, Schuck had told the UCI ' l) beforehand that he would come down alter it w as over. .Mter being led away in handculFs, booked by campus police, and issued a one-week ban from the Berkeley campus, approximately 2 p.m. Upon emerging from the campus police services building, he was met bv a small group of students, supporters and journali-sts who ofTcred congratulations anil a barrage of questions. One student asked what Schuck thought o( llu- days ' events and the protest against his presence mi campus. " Today there was supposed to be a realK negative rally, and in.stead it turned into somelhiii ' j iieautiful, " he replied. Some students and supporters who attempleil In give the protester water during a .March 9 ralK to support the protester were arrested for disobeying police orders not to provide him with aid. .As one student said to Schuck alter his descent, " We didn ' t have a problem with you, but with the way you were getting your message out. " One common criticism of Berkeley ' s most infamous arboreal protester was that nobody was sure exactly what he was protesting. Foremost seemed to be his call to " democTatize the UC regents, " as a prominent sign of his that precluded his presence in the tree outside Dwinelle Hall said. But many other issues became talking points lor Fresh during the course of his protest, including university involvement in nuclear research, the BP energy deal. Schuck said aftenvard that he felt he ' d been successful in starting a dialogue on campus about some of the i.ssues he wanted to bring attention to. 42 features What are your thoughts on the organized student demonstration against the tree-sitter? Hf has a right to protest, but there ' s probably a way more eHectiye than this. Nobody wants to spend more money on police. I think that ' s what it really I just tame here to yatch, and 1 think most other people just came to see the comes down to. I think |thc tree-sitter and his supporters) want the solution to chaos. The people who organized the protest aren ' t arguing oyer the issues, just a bigger issue, and it shows that they want to ha r ,i better system to deal with oyer the lact that he ' s in the tree. these kinds of problems. ■ Laura Cowell, Freshman - Lilv Ann I ' .igi , MipiKuiKirt . I rjLiue ol An Initially |the counter-protest] .sounded like it would be a lot worse than it was. I agree with the antitree-sitters. [The trce-sitter| is breaking a trespa.ssing law, Alter talking to them, it seems like both sides haye the same reasons to be upset. and his jjoals are loo broad to haye an elVect. He ' s just making a scene more OriginaIN, |the tree-sitter) was just hani ing a banner, but got chased up there than anythin| . by the cops and now it ' s this. That ' s just the nature o( protest. - Keyin Poindexter, Junior, Molecular and Cell Biologii- Psycholog .Mlison Fenner, Freshman, Theater, Dance and IVrlorniaiKi- Mudus I don ' t uiulersland what the point is other than saying that we ' re against extra It definitely keeps the campus interesting. I like walking bv eyerybody and people here on campus. It dtK-.sn ' t seem to haye much to do with the issues, seeing the new deyelopments. I don ' t know enough about it to take a position, - Elise Roselle, Junior, Interdisciplinary Field Studies Major but I ' m in a peace ami conlhct studies cla.ss this semester, and we ' e talked about (the tree sitter) a lot. " ■ Meghan Johnson, Sophomore, Integrative Biolog - 43 eeler tree si ' m sample worksites H l)j 2(X)7prt.i.ti t M k pljiv jl 18 wiirksili-s and arif l I ' ntm omimunitv i-nrii ' hnu-nt In |jn(lv ' a|M ' jimI garilfiiing ti n-lurl i h mt-nt ami | ainting: Berkeley Mariiu Mamlain ihr hrjiutv ul (hi- nuhtu h pkirtkipaling in a wkW (•( U nd w aplii g [Motrtta. CrtnT Park PartkipMc in i low up juhI landKapingpraircti. Live Oak Park Nlakr Liw ( ak P.iri niorx I wiili fricndiv In rvnimini; graHili un tilt- w jIU ami hrklgt-. Alamrtla Cuunly FochI Bank (. ' •mlrilHlU ' to iIk- h«n Hank% jMUlaniv i l ' 40,OW» hm -iiHxmu- ALunrdi C Hjni rv iilt-nt ' i l» rling, puking, and huxii fnuil. Kvakamrrna Sanilorium BrHijH- ihi- niulti gt-m-rjiionji i jp jml iimrK-i-t » ilh iIk- rltJcrU ! Npi-rel ihi- alti-rmmn at a ikilltil nunking farility, dciliiaml to n-jprri ami dignity. Socirly orSl.VinrmI dc Paul ofAlanicila Counlv Help thM nnnpn ril or jni ation I i lothing, j«. rM tfi health lart- jml i-iltKatKm ami | ih training MTvic- «- 111 homflrx and iitmiiniirailv di a«hantagi d pt-oph- b xirting lMMik% jnd dimaliun and draning ami Aucmliling rurniturt- for tlu ' ir thrift Mom. GOALS for Women Thcmi«i io ifli()ALNf..r W Hm-n is to impnnr the health, nrll ' hcing, and irlf Hiflirirmr of undrrwrn-d womt-n of rolor ami ihiir famili ' « lit ing in thr grratir laM Ra) mi. Ilvlpthrm nvilal i r a garden In planting ItamhtMi AlzheimcrV Services Ihe East Bav AI iH imcr _ rflatfd ilcmcntia, building and Axsiilance 1 Prrpwr for in opming lor h leu i3uth hv cleaning, organt i and setting up tlu «hfll iright ) A Mudrnt plants ncv life into 4 Rcrkelcv K ' hool gar- den on No . IS. Berkeley Project Day had over I.SOO partiiipantA al 8 work ilt■ . ( far righl ) Studenl work lo gether to clean up an attractixe but neglected strip of land along Claremont Creek, The Berkelev Proji-ti partnered with the Cla n-mont C ' anvon ConMT aniv anil 18 other institutions on landM. ' ap my jnd gardening pru|fct ' .iLmr (alHj e) Students |)artii.ipate in a citvworki project for Berkeley Proji-ct Dav in November. Clean- up projects ranged from removing grafTiti to beautifying PO boxes. (right) A student volunteers her lime and wo)manpower al a com munitv garden for BP Day 3007. BP began as a giant, one-day ser vice event on Nov, 1 1 , 2006, but quickly expanded to include an annual BP Month in March. 3inESi | ' Jl 4 ta|Aff A -4 ' 1 " ' ' . je? ' - ' -■ ■■ ' 4 ' " K a..- 44 feotures volunteering with berkeley project Students give back to community iry uy jiepnanie Wu With over 1 ,500 stuilint and communily member ' ilunteers, the seeoiul annual Berkeley Project Day was meant to be a success. On Nov. 1 5 volunteers orked at 58 sites across the citv. ranging in tasks from [Mckaging food at the . lanieda County food Bank to landscaping projects at the fierkeley Marina, from ii.iintino over oratTiti at 1 i e C)ak I ' ark to cleaning up t iro e Park. rill fust Berkelev Project Day was held in Fall (lOd, with over 1,000 volunteers. . ' Vlumni Peter 1)4 1 aiul .Andrew Rowland got the idea to start the Berkelev I ' roject wlien Rowland heard about The Detroit Project, which was organized by students at the LIniversitv of .Michigan, . nn .Arbor. They wanted 111 put toiiether a i;roup to help increase the level of -I icial consciousness and service among the Cal student liodv. Do and Rowland also hoped to strengthen the I elation.ship between the school and the neighboring omniunities. The second event was held in October, where olunteer materials, transportation, and lood were donated hv the universitv, citv and private organizations. 1 oi al stores donated food for volunteer meals, and the 111 rk. K Project Planning Team collected S 1 50,000 in donations from the universitv and various businesses. In .March, the Berkelev Project also conducted its second .innual BP .Month, which consisted ol three Saturdavs dedicated to community service in Berkeley. Projects included cleaning up ilowntown Berkeley, working with the Prisoner ' s Literature Project, and helping out at People ' s Park. project management at its finest Six committees organize Berkeley Project Day In order to put such a huge day together, the Berkeley Project worked in six lil fcrcnl committees, each of which was integral to the success ot ihi- event. .Marketing: Publicized to the entire campus, creating a widely known, popu lar, anti engaging image f jr the BP. Recruiting: Contacted, networked with, and recruited student groups whose membrrs wciulil potentiallv lake an active role in the project. Fundraising: Raised the funds for the worksites and event costs. Communi cated closely with other committees whose fmancial needs may have changed throughout the course of the planning process. Site Pl.inning: Developed and organized work sites for BP Month in March 2008 and for the next Berkeley Project in Fall 2008. Collaborated with existing community organizations and student groups to . re.n. site projects. Designed original projects ba.sed on needs and resources Website: Designed and maintained a fully functional website that handled event registration and provided information to those interested in getting involved. Event Pl.iiining: flandled aspects of the Berkeley Project occurring on the day of the event such asT shirt design and printing, registration, opening clos- ing ceremonies, food, entertainment, and transportation. 45 i erkeiey proiect Student committee organizes art events Story by Coillin Green BAM PFA Student Committee at thf BtTki-li- Art . lus»-um and Paiifii Film pli-mriitarv Ih-it, naan, and luimfmadi- vo urt dip, Anhixi- ( BAM I ' lA i. thrrr in s niui h to pi-ai h cliulm-v, and iii-il grt-i-n ti-a luck ' tl studt-nts intc ■ Mf and « little time. Thai ' s when- thi- Stu- an impromptu dancf party in front ol liit- l)j tahir il«-nt Coniniittfi- lonii-s in: it niJNsion i to Sludont K ' lt with lortunr lookics loaturinij t ustom Kinm-tt tudi-nt «ith tin- wide world ol BAM PIA. i cd nii-»agoN, Chiniw llniji-r tra| N, tin- liopi-s of win Comprised ol about I S Cal students from a wide ning a shrimp shirt or Hello Kittv memorabilia, and variety of baikgroumlN, interests, and majors, they another unforgettable experience at BAM, all believe that art and lilm are vital sources in the enrichment of students ' lives. Committee members make a vear long commitment, meeting once each week and s|H-nding additional time working on a vari- ety of projects and events. They also spend time learn- ing about the museum and archive, Pmding out what goi-s on iK-hind the .scenes. By organizing student events a nd informing stu- dents of existing programs, the Student Committee Multi Cuiti Who are ou ' Multi Cuiti, the second event planned in conjunction with One W ' av or .Another: Asian American Art Now, aimed at providing a more personal and interactive experience with the exhibit. On Nov, 1 6, Thai iced lea, rice snacks, Ivchee jelly cups, and the sounds of DJ Shy Money provided a relaxing atmosphere both in the galleries and in the seeks to raise student awareness ol the va.st art and main lobby. While discussing the exhibition with One film resources available at the museum and film ar- Way or Another artists Ala Ebtckar and Mike Arcega, chive and to enhance students ' engagement with the students also enjoyed dance performances bvTruEl- art and film programs at B.A.M PF.A, ement, Chinese Contemporary Dance, and student Each month, the Committee also picks a few films breakdancers. and mus eum programs that they think students would While some students covered a giant world map enjoy and that represent a diverse sampling ol B.AM with stickers, marking the birth place of their |)ar PFA ' s exhibition and film scries. ents, grandparents, and themselves, others watched In 2007-2008, the Student Committee organized the progress of the " Fix Your Kick-s " competition: a several student-only events at the museum, including chance for ten student.s to express themselves using a more intimate events such as gallery openings, career blank sneaker as their canvas. The top three designers seminars, and film scTeenings, and larger events such walked awav with cu.stom T-shirts by Filthv Dripped. as the Fall .Arts R-sl, a daylong celebration of student Overall, .Multi Cuiti was a unique ()|)portunitv lor artists, musicians, and performers at Cal. The Student students to interact and engage with art, whether it In- Committee als i hosted an evening party in the spring by connecting with artists or experiencing the taleiitv that combined art, film, performances, and music. of their peers. In 2007-2008, the Committee ' s three largest proj ects were the One Way or .Another Exhibition, Multi- Culti event, and Enrique Chagf ya Preview Party: One Way »r Another L.xliibition Enrique Chagoya Preview Party On lei). 12 700 Cal students came out to engage with the new 2008 exhibition, Enrique Chagova: Borderlandia. From .Aztec pyramids to Teotihuacan On Tuesday, Oct, 2}, over 600 students crowded to Mickey .Mouse, students viewed images that com the galleries ol the Berkeley .Art .Mu.seum for the Stu- mented on how cultures collide and what I nri |ue dent opening ol the exhibition One Way or Another; Chagova calls " reverse anthropology. " Asian .American .Art Now. Partvgoers viewed and de- In addition to the art, the BAM PF.A Student bated the works of the contemporary Asian- American Committee provided two mouth watering chocolate Art Exhibit leaturing young artists such as XavierCha, fountains, jarritos. La Burrita, sparkling cider, rvth- Mike Arcega, and .Ala Ebtekar. From fully interactive mic music bv DJ Erik, dancing, rallle-drawings for installations to a trash can sculpted from canva.ses, stu- those rare and most-wanted Borderlandia T-shirts and dents were intrigued by how each artist commented of course, the Student Committee ' s signature polaroid on the .Asian .American identity. station. Party-goers posed under the ominous hand of In the main lobby students grooved to the mixes Mickev Mou.se while dressed in gigantic sombreros ol UJ Sa.ss .Appeal, smiled for Polaroid pictures at the and shell bras. Bv the end of the night more fun was in photobooth leaturing a dancing shrimp costume, and the air as the Student Committee ' s mascot, the Green lined up for heart-shaped B.AM PF.A Uttoos. Com- Bunnv, made a surprise appearance. Thr 2007 3008 BAM PF.A Sludcnt C ' ommiltcc included Chanifllc Aminlitc, Peter lUvuk, Sjm Blmlgelt. ChcLwa Borgerding. Minh-Khuc Bui. Lisa Cambjer. France E. Chang, [.juren Corden. Patrick Higgin . Haruka Kellev. Zoe Langer. Stephanie Lo, JoAnna Miller, Zoni R KkolT, Alys.va Sittig, Elisabeth Smith, Jessica Tiao. andTracv ' Wang, 46 features t (above) Danirc troupe TniElcmmt perform in thi- Berkeley Art MuM-um at Multi Cuiti, The Nov. 16 event otfercd ? tudent.% an opprjrtunitv to get up cloMT with One Way or Another, an Asian American exhibition. (right) Students explore the One Wav or Another: Asian American Art Now exhibit. In addition to fm d and performances, the Multi Culti c cnx al o featured a disn»«ion with artivt Ala Ebtekar ami Mike Arcega. (middle, far right) Students cn|m the colorful hnrique Chagoya; Borderlandia exhibition on K b. 12. More than 7fK) stu ]ent5 attended BAM PFA ' s preview partv. indudinp food, music, dancing, raflles, and the Student Committee ' s signaturr polaroid station. beHceley ort museom podfic film orchive Dance Marathon: Story by Sheeno Sharmo, Dance Morolhon Committee Co-Choir dance Marathon, which started at Bcrkclov in 2006, is a lunilraiscr lor the Elizabeth Glasor Pediatric AIDS Foundation, the largest ant! most wellkntmn organization of its kind. Dance Marathon is much more than a t pical fundraiser, though. Participants pledge to stay on their feet for the entire 1 2-hour event, and solicit donations from friends, familv and coworkers in an eflort to raise moncv for the foundation (and also a chance to earn amazing individual prizes, like trips and iPods). This vear, participants were treated to Dance Marathon: World Premiere, where they entered on a red carpet into a lavishly decorated Paulev Ballroom. There, thev were met with a " concessions stand " featuring popcorn, sandwiches, veggies, unlimited drinks and breakfa.st in the carlv hours of the morning. Throughout the night , their dancing was supplemented bv games, contests, and other activities, such as Dance Marathon ' s infamous bounce house. In addition, thev were entertained b student performance groups as well as rising musical group and recent Berkeley grads. Wallpaper. Furthermore, Jake Glaser, son of Foundation namesake Elisabeth Glaser, gave a moving speech inspiring dancers to remain on their feet and continue in the light to eradicate pediatric AIDS. This vear, participants raised about S 20,000 for the Foundation, making the three-year total for Berkeley ' s Dance Marathon close to 5 57,000. It takes a very dedicated committee to put on Dance Marathon, since each sub-committee has to plan for enough entertainment, ffK)d, activities and prizes for 12 hours worth of education and fun. Plus, the committee has to plan it so that it is entertaining enough to reward people for their fundraising efforts. Despite having to stay up lor 27 hours the day of the event (including extensive set-up, event stafTmg and clean-up), it was an incredibly worthwhile event for both its planners and attendees. A stU(U-nt dancer in the Appir p i pholnboolh at T ancc Mai-atlicinWnrlil I ' rc i ..rl,.-l. . . iKirtl annual I )an .■ M I I .laser Pcdiairi. AIDS ■ III o p. (II. on Fri la . April 4 vpiil S. In addiUnn Ut the ph(; - t. ' ' ■ ks, cf c hIn ■nl , ' . C4. gamt-v. rfnd at students dancii 48 features What was the story behind your team? Our ti-am uu wlli-d KMAkklz linim iIh- Kt-wlrntr Hiil As.MKUli n). V ' r linr » ul Djmv Mirjthon n all jUiul. v »t ' uuitcd lo gri in ol T l! - I jun C " x-lho. Scnihan«jn- V»- wrrvTiim AOII. Jnd »v «fnt lor m WK nnriunit par ihtnu- lo haw lun and pla» up our fa» irnf u-»ii nHnir m. Kr x MiCarth). Siphonion- M train and I dtiiiM lo join Dantv Maralhon lo honor Gar Kcndcll, a Idniow dantvr wJki was a mt-nlor of niiiK- gnminc U| . Gar »a.s inUxtitI wilh thi- HIV iru», ami hi- dk-d in IVivmU-r 2tK)7. Hi- lomhi l yn mam no. in hi» cant-r, and »v wanli-d lo gin- vmn-lhinj; haifc lo him. Kalii MiDonald. SophiMnorr Mv li-ani «iN llii IVlla bpsilun. a ni-«ly TurnKd nj-«l pn-nH-diial ihaplir (firU om- al Ut " Bitti-li-i!» of ihi- Inii-malional Miikal Fraiomil) ol lliiDt. Wr partiiipjlcd in lhi» i-icnl in order lo lunlH-r n-alin- our drdii-alian lo pliilanlhnipi ihniugh a fun nnm-. - Yin Mri, Sa|ihnaKicv (icUt Mudcnl-s uki- !ti the dance tloi r a the nighl wano. " Dance Marathon World Prcmii-n ' " had over -HO registrant- , including 45 teams, and raised approximately $20,000. Periodic performances from several of Cals song and dance crews kept parUi-ipanLs from falling asleep, including an appearane by Berkeley alumni Ricky Reed and drummer Arjun Singh (who collecti el ' ■ " • ' " • ir«-ri menial funk band. Wallpaper) at I a.m. (aboie) Junior llean Nehama reenacts a scene from " Star War». Keeping in line with the event ' s Hollywood theme, students w-cre encouraged to dress up as their favorite movie characters, many of « hich came from the " Star Wars " and " Harry Potter " series (topi Students dancx well inio the morning on . pril 5 lor the third annual ASUl. ' I an e .Marathon " It was an absolutely amaring ex- perience, and I ' m so glad that Berkeley olTcrs opportunities like this one. " said sophomore Katie McDonald, who was the event ' s top fundraiser « ith $ 1 . ' ' 7 i Jes.su a Ralphs ( $ 1 .285 1. James Carroll (S745). Kiira Johal (St )), and Ccolio Rodarte ($555) also made the fundraising ' Walk of Fame " 49 ■ ce morothon I What was the best part of Cal Day? ivinga s r4t iM-iit uin in the hot «un. AlinWong, Sc homorc Mascot. Open Computing Facilitv Ulkitig l rdiiilnni strai)g -r (while u-lhng " Still No Nunfurdium ' pt-nucht Xabl I shirts on Sproul IMazj). [.inch Lu, Senior ( ' resident. Phi Sigma Pi (Pictured: member. Phi Sigma Pi) ring h(« rxdtctj all ihc wpctlive freshmen »tc Caroline Allun, Junior ' IC Rallv Committer Photo by Co ' H ' n G ' e 50 feotures (left. t»cl m )Thc UC RjIIv C ' cimmiticc hmti noon rally for the thuuwnii%or ititi r4 pjk«ing through Sproul PU j.71in wa« thr tir»l tjvl o) fjl spirit (or muw inituning Irr hmrn, «mic o( Mhoni l4 r l with lurrrnl C ' jI Mudcnt.i lor thr wrrkriui through thr Ovrrnighl Mo«t Program and Overnight Su IVograin (tar lrlt» A nu-nil»cr o( the Cal Straw Mat Band pcrfurmn on Sproul ria j Tlu- Straw Mat Hand wis %ccn prHorming all aiToM lampuA }3i ClSy Open house, all grown up i by Coitlin Green remember w hat a big deal Open House was in elementary school? It ' s hard to imagine a uni- versity ol Cal s size and prestige even coming close to showing ofT all its science projects macaroni artwork. But on Cal Oay, it sure does trv. On Saturday, April 12, Cal opn-ned its doors from m. to 4 p.m. for its annual open house. More than X)0 xisitors graced the campu . lor o er ?0() educa- lal, athletic, and just plain lun activities. Special treats included lecturi-s bv campus experts topics such as sustainable bioluels and carbon se- stration, archaeological excavations, a timely series election politics, breathtaking views trom atop the npanile, musii ranging Irom Cal spirit vmgs to the sic ol J.S. Bach to contemporary eleitronica, and lavs ofT.rex dinosaur bones and the Bear R)rce One tTete canfK-. There was a student review of ecological and health lings aliout bottled and tap water, debate about glob lealth strategies, presi-ntation about ho« to mark lear waste sites to pn)tect futuri- generations, and ther about searching cargo containers lor nuclear ipons. .As if that weri-n ' t enough, there were demon itions ol how idif) games can save lives, Si-cond Lite avatars that explored a 9,000-year-old village in mtxl- ern Turkey, student-designed, fuel-ellicicnt vehicles, and talks by polar explorer Robert Swan. .Although the campus becomes an open classnxjm for children and adults from the Ba .Area and bevonil. it is also olten the first visit for prospective Ireshmen. Thousands of high school seniors opted to tour resi- dence and ilining halls, attend presentations on everv thing from financial aid to studv abroad, and hear Iruni Cal students themselves. With light si-eking robots, jaz7 performances, mu- si-ums, and Ixar sculptures to see, there was hardiv a dull moment at Cal Day 2008. Though the ninet - le- gree weather did slow some ol us down, it was all the more rea-son to enjov a c k)I gelato while soaking in an other year ' s hard work. ■A further sampling of Cal Day ' s traditional and s imetimes quirky events included: .A 100th birthday cx-lebration of the .Museum olVer- tebrale H)log .The museum is open to the public only on Cal Dav and houses more than 640, (XX) specimens of amphibians, rvptiles, birds, bird eggs or nests, and mammals. ( )skil jnd.The Golden Bears ' mxscot, Oski, and UC Berkeley athletes greeted children and plavcd games at the east end of .Memorial Glade. Scanilinav ian smorgasliord . Karen .Moller, a Icctuivr in the Scandinavian Department, offered 30-minute " miiTo-tutorials " on four languages Dani.sh, Swedish, Norwegian anil Finnish. Kach language, except Finni.sh, is fairly easy for Engli.sh speakers to learn, she said. Brain Gvm. Doe Library teamed up with vibrant- Brains, a San Francisco c-ompany, on a program pro- moting lifelong brain fitness. The program Ionised on acquiring m-xv information and using knowletlge. Flection 2(X)8: Prepping on llie Issues. Thesi- jxmel di.scu.ssions and lectures were on the upcoming pre.si- dential election and related cam|Mign issues. Aspiring lulure presidents sal in on a spinal phvsics lesson out lining what a well-informed U.S. commander in chief needs to know aUiut global warming, nuclear weapons, dirty lH mbs and even the theory ol n-lativity Fossils road show. Children were encouraged to bring fovsils in for identification b experts at the .Mu- si-um of I ' aleontologv in the Vallev life Scienivs Build- ing. The Bug DcK-tor. on the front lawn olA ' ellman Hall, also answeretl questions about live insi ' its. spiders and other tritters. 51 doy iWoz at Cal Apple co-founder, Cal alumnus inspires students Mcvc V ' o jiuk. tti-toundcr ol Appir Inc. ind an alumnus ol UC Bcrkelcv. give a Icctun- on April 2 1 M thr Arthur Andersen Auditorium. " The Wbz " or " i VVoz " delivered personalized, entrepreneurial advice to a packed crowd. 52 features All Phofos by AloVw ' J epe « y by Amy Honoo I M pon hearing that Steve Wo niak I I was headed to Berkeley to speak on I I tampus, I made it mv mission to find h J ticket to the show. How often is one n the opportunity to meet and greet with the founder of Apple, Int.? It was on this night that would not only get to hear " The Woz " ' s firsthand nunt ol how he and Steve Jobs helped launched PC industry but also several other personal edotes that colored his childhood. Hosted b the . SUC Speaker Scries on . pril in the Haas Business School ' s .Arthur .Andersen Jitorium, Steve Wozniak addressed a packed »v l ol over ?(X) students, faculty, stall, and nmunitv members. In its inaugural vear, the aker Series was created to allow students the Mirtunitv to " meet w ith and learn Irom prominent ires in society. " With such a goal in mind, Steve zniak was the perfect candidate to share his life ' s leaxors and accomplishnunis with voung aspiring ividuals like he himself once was. " We felt, considering that he was a Berkeley mnus, that he would symbolize the greatness Berkeley puts out, " said freshman Rohan Waglc, an .ASUC intern who helped organize the event. " For such a big science and engineering power like this university, we felt he would be an ideal choice. " Wozniak told stories of his younger years growing up in nearby Sunnyvale anti how he led his constant fascination w ith gadgetry bv assembling and disassembling two-way radios to plav with among friends. As a prank- playing misfit from the start, he was know n to do all that he could to plav the loveable jokester role - Irom his " dial a joke " hotline to his college days of fidgeting with the common room ' s color television set. He also rellected back upon his time as a LIC Berkeley electrical engineering and computer science student during the Vietnam War. .Although VS ' ozniak was set on staving a " middle-ol the-road, feet on the ground " engineer, he was intrigued by the counter culture of the 1960s and admireil the era ' s Iree thinking altitude. Following his i ne-hour lecture, Wozniak engaged in a questionandanswer session w ith the audience. He addressed inquiries about the lamous home garage that started it all. origins of the .Apple name, and recommendations lt)r aspiring innovators and entrepreneurs. " He didn ' t really talk about the corporation but rather himself. I thought it was really good, " said freshman Jade Pham. He made it a point to let young people know that he found it important for large companies to .seek out the smaller individuals among their many and allow them to have creative liberties in their endea ors. This, he explained, is how innovations arise. " Do what ou can; it ' s a step forward that will get you onti the next step, " he advised. Though relerencing the dilViculties ol his low-budget start, this line can be used to sum up most of his musings. His many anecdotes were tales of his tenacity and passion, e en at a voung age. People wonder how innovations come to be - and it ' s because people try, and fail, but continue to trv until they finally get it right. Steve Wozniak s drive to succeed and love for what he did jumpstarted the beginning of something bigger than just big they revolutionized the world as we know it. 53 Steve wozniok • ft taboM-) Grt-iT MtGctlru ixocals bass kcvboards) of buid Kjdcm- Achcr prepares for a performance on OlI. 12 in Naia Lounge. tabn ) .illpjjHT drummer Arjun Singh jams on CM 26. SUPtRB h wU-d fret- tont t-rti on Lower Sprout most l-ridi aflcrnoons. set up Miund equipment bel ' » Wallpaper ' s Lower Sprou performance on Ocl . ' 54 feotores (IrlttHjN Arcj biM i iiulic p«)|inH ' k lund KdJrliUthcr ukrt ihr »t4gr nn (M. 2 m the CicUifna NaiJ 1 ouilgi- The lund rt-|r4»rd Us firti tull l(.-ni;lli jltniin on l)r - 7. (njllii, br nj;hl) lour pii die | t p nnk lund D pluu 1 o fs Ocrln, jneliort ' d lt |H)puldr It-iil MKjIist jml rhvlhin guitarist Krnnv (. ' hoi, | Tl(irnis tor a |Mckt-d crowd (bcUm I all|u|H r Irontinan Rickx Rccd works ihc tTiiwd on Lower Sproul on Oil. lb. October: Girl Talk with Dan Deacon, Rock N Roll .Aci x-nture Kids, Radtmachcr, Solomon Sparrow ' s Electric VVhali ' Revival, The Fien- Furnaces, Wallpaper November: Enon, Trail of Dead and Dethklok, Mason Jennings, Dead to January: The Coup + Street To No- where, Rvan Adams and the Cardinal February: Drug Rug; Activism Right There, I imheck, Jamie Stewart ot iu Xiii, I ' inback + .VIC Chris, Thao Nguven, Scissors tor 1 eltv M.irih: The Start, Little Wings, Red Bull (.jravitN Challenge A|)ril: Daphne Loves Dcrbv.The Counting Crows, Birdmonster,Ton C anil the Oflvibe, .MidniteTheorv, Her Space Hoiidav Way: The Dimes, Brett Dennen + Mason Jennings + Missv Higgins (tar left I MC L ' hns opens the evening to a M ld-oul iTovvd on K-tv 18 in the B ' ar ' s lair. A regular t ontnhutor u show like " S«-alab 20 1 " and " AtjuaTeen Hunger Forre, " .MC Chris made " ijcekhop " both tunnv and exciting. (middle, lettl I ' lnhack lakes the Mage after .MC Chrts The pair ' s songs vsrn- buovant and livelv at tunes, nielancholv and ilark at others, but alwavs re-soruled vsilh an underlving inlrnsilv 55 - perb concerts (Itcltm ) DAtrThimiAMm prrionnt M iKr HiMifiiip (. ' 4iinr«h N ' atMHul C ' dllrgr (. ' oiiictU C ' iini| rlitlon (right) C ' onlr«lAnt l M k mrr (hnr ui« 4rr« .It S[» irt%Trivu ij;ht nr comedy b» Dov.d Rubm, bUPtRB Comedy Intern UC Borkolcv, thr grfitcst public- univcrsilv in llu world (aivording to ihoM- a . K ' iatt■(l with UC Bt-rkc- lev), is renowned lor manv reasons - 61 Nolx-I I ' rizos, JS top 10 graduate pn)grams, most shirts with politi- cal statements. But the worldwide aiademii commu- nity agrees on what has become UC Berkeley ' s most influential group of scholars: the SUPERB Comedy Department. SUl ' tRB Comedy brings a variety of comedy ventures to our campus, Irom putting on the monthly Open Mic comedy night to hosting shows such as the Upright Citizens Brigade ' s touring com- pany. Being an intern in the department has been the most meaninglul thing I have ever ilone (sorry under- privileged miildle sthcH)lers I taught la.st summer). Here is an excerpt from the daily journal I kept to help me deal with the inherent pressure that come with the position: 8:}4a.m. Just got phone call Irom Berkeley grad and Nobel Laureate Lawrence Klein. He told me " to keep up the goo l work " and that the school researchers depend on SUPERB comedy to help them take the edge oil " . OM people wake up early. I 1:10a.m. Ju.st llyered for Open Mic show tonight. Tried to onN give them to pi-ople who looked like they have sense of humor (made sure to stay away from people with political statement shirts). ALso gave one to |baskel ball player) Ryan Anderson. Hcjpe he remembers tlut when he has NBA tickets to give to friends and lamils }:JOp.m. Surted SUPERB Comedy research. 7:10 p.m. Ohmvgod the show is about to start. Shouldn ' t have opened YouTube. Wow, I don ' t understand why Flam- ing Hot Cheetos aren ' t more popular. So delicious. Aaaah my hands Icxik like Elmo ' s! Jasmine is my favor- ite incense flavor. 8:50 p.m. Show .;■ ' iiii; n-Jt. M c3si 50° o of people laughing. Onh 10 " .v-cni ollcndcd. Still no one buying any gelato. 1 1 :00 p.m. Open Mic show delinite succe.v.. These comics arc pretty funnv. Evervone seemed to enjoy themselves tolerate the experience. Okav to lea c bathroom now, evervbodv should be done cleaning up. 56 features games by Lydio Shin, SUPERB Gomes Intern Though thi- (jjiiu-s ilt-partmi-nt iMi ' t as glamor ous a.s Conicrts, or a.s well known as Films, we do our part to entertain the students olCal. From trivia night-s to poker and Guitar Hero tournaments, we try to cover a varietv of games and appeal to as many stu- dents as possible. So in an attempt to get to know our department better, here are some lesser known and interesting lacts about us. Girls Boys There are onlv five us, lour girls and one bov. Though poker. Guitar Hero, and chess are more male lomi- nated forms of recreation, we show that girls are just as capable in those areas. lri ia is hard w ork We have had to write movie, pop culture, sports, and general trivia questions. This takes a lot ol lact check- ing to make sure people do not object to our answers. Not to mention avoiding questions and topics we covered at the prc ious trivia nights. Deciding which questions to ask is also a ditVicult process, thev can ' t be too easv or too hard and sometimes heads can butt . live it Wc don ' t just put on games for other people, we love plaving them too. It ' s not uncommon to see us plav- ing Cranium, drumming on R Kk Baml, or wondering w hat questions we can come up w ith for the movie we are Hatching. That ' s whv we do this, we want to share what we love with others. SUPERB = support It ' s great «hrn iitlur departments come out to our events to plav and help out. Thev are there if anything goes wrong and are quick to keep things running smoothlv. It also doesn ' t hurt that they have a chance to w in free prizes. Fun when no one is looking It was all business when we had to prepare for the Guitar Hero Tournament, making sure the game sys- tems hooked up properlv to the projector and check- ing the audio for anv lag. But this didn ' t stop us from plaving a few rounds for fun when all the logistical stufl was done. For the betterment ol the tournament we said. Roll with the punches Bears. Beets. Battlcstar Galatica. None of our events have gone bv without mishap; like We are all really close and frequently watch mo ies, when the kevs of one of our guitars starting sticking, eat dinner, and hang out together. This past year has or when too manv people showed up to the poker been ery successful and it has been great seeing all tournament. Despite all this, things worked out and our hard work be rewarded with large turnouts, the our events were successful. fact that we can all joke around and haxe fun with each other onlv made this vo.ir e-x.n bt-tttr sneaks films by Erin Eokle, SUPERB Sneob Intern The SUPERB Sneaks department is in charge of tions for another hour. The screening set the bar high the putting on screenings of movies beft)re thev have for a Sneaks event. been released in theaters. . nd of course, thev are al- Of course, not every event goes so smoothly. At ways free! We show everything from blockbusters, the beginning of this semester, we kicked off the year like 300, to Oscar contenders, like Children of .Men, by having a screening of Charlie Bartlett, where the to bizarre indie films, like Eagle vs. Shark. ilirector, Jon Poll, was going to come and have a Q One of the best events wv ' w had, and the first and . When the film was delivered, we discovered one I worked on, was for the screening of Reno 91 1 ; .Miami. Three members of the cast, junior, Lt. Dangle and Trudy, were going to be at the screen- ing for a Q and A. Before the screening, thev started out the (lav signing autographs on Sproul Plaza. That night we had a huge crowd, completely fill- ing Wheeler Auditorium. We even had to turn some people away. After the movie wa.s over, the ca.sl members came out, still acting as their characters, anil did one iti the lunniest interview s I ' ve stcn.Thev t K)k questions from the audience tor alxiut an hour, and there were so many die hard fans ol the show, thev probably could ha e answered ques that one of the reels was miss- ing — the last twenty minutes of the movie had been forgot- ten. The six of us in the depart- ment quickly set out to track down that final reel, using all our contacts and resources, had to turn some people with the director on the way, and 300 people in line, wc were afraid we were going to have to cancel our first sneak ol the year. M the last minute, we were able t i find an extra print of the film, and screening went as planned, onlv a few minutes late. Working for the SUPERB Sneaks department has been one of the best parts of mv time at UC Berkeley, and I ' ll miss being a part of it next year. 57 " That night, we had a huge crowd completely filling Wheeler Auditorium. We even away. superb comedy, gomes. sneok Sms relay for life 24 hours, 1,241 participants, 83 teams, $37,947.55 raised (tup, Ab } c, domirunt)Various student groups ind indivitJujU, iruluding the CaI Strju Hal Hand nd C ' al Judo team, performed at the RcUv for Life event on Mav ) 4 lu- 2(K)S Anurican Cancer Society Relav lor sup|)orl ihc AiiKricaii Coiiccr Suciclv in it lilcsaung ' Life of UC Berkeley was a big success, thanks in mission to eliminate cancer as a major health issue, wrt to the ellort ot so many people pa.sNii nate Afterali their hard york lundraising, these dediiatcd iliuul the light against cancer. This year, more students and their teams were reatly to go yhen ihcy than 80 teams and 1 ,000 participants took part to help arriycd at the actual cyent. Many cancer suryivors the American Cancer Society adyance its mission to kicked olV the event In taking part in the urvivor5 ' save lives, help those touihed h cancer, and empower lap. Alter this emotional moment, the path opened up people to fight back against this disease. lor team members who took turns making their way Relav for Life, the American Cancer Scxrietv ' s around to complete the Lips thai make up Relav. signature event, was designed as a lun-lilled overnight .As the daylight l.ided over the participants and their event to bring together those who haye been touched by campsites, luminaria were lit in honor of those fighting cancer. On .May 3-4, the Berkeley community gathered cancer and in memory of those who have been " ' to celebrate survivors, remember those lost to cancer, to this disea.se. 1 lun lre ls of luminaria helped shiru and to fight back against this disca.sc. through the darkness and represent the HOPE that one This year ' s event rai.sed an impressive S 5 1,049 dav, cancer will no longer be a concern. « ith ollline and online totals. The dedicated teams and Relay 2008 was an ama ing experience, and it took individuals helped raise both moniv and aw arene.ss to a lot of work to make this year such a success. 58 features li i I more than I could have wished for Top participant Ashley Vink raises $2,106 Bflorc coining to Cal, I had never participated in American L ' ancer Society ' s Relav for l.ilc. But lK s year I became very involved with Relav through mv sororitv ' s team because ol lomething personal diat happeneil to me. In Feb. 2008, mv lather was diagnosed with chronic lymphiKVtic leukemia. It was a huge shock, and it really hit rlosc to home. My sisters IVomAlpha OmicTf)n I ' i ' s enthu.sia.sm For Relav made me excited to join the team and participate. Not onlv did Relav help me deal with ni leeiings abi ut m father ' s cancer, but it also gave me the opportunity to help others w ho have been alTected bv cancer. The event wa.s inspirational and so rew arding.The luminaria was emotional, and I was touched to hear everyone ' s stories and battles w ith cancer. It ga e me comfort by show ing me that I wa.sn ' t alone. The thing that I got most out of my experience with Relav is the support I received from mv friends, family, and mv sisters. Everyone ' s entJiusiasm inspired me also to be more invob ed in other events like Lance Armstrong ' s Liveslrong Challenge. I ' d like to thank everyone for their support and generosity. It really made mv experience with Relav more than I could ha e wished for, .ind I can ' t wait lor next year ' s event. top participants: 1 Ashley Vink . ' . Hiania Simpson 1. Rickv Mann 4. Nicole Ferris i Brejoli Shah top teams: 1 . .Mpha OmicTon Pi 1. .Mpha Sigma Sigma Cal MSA 4 . Senior Love 5. H rii zle an l the Furious Fermenters 1 1 It) .MliT iilling up ihcir tjmpsilcs, •.tucjents pUv ball in ihe center of ihc track during Relay for Life. The evcnl «as held overnight to represent the tact that cancer ne er sleeps. Through the survivors ' lap and the luminaria ccTemonv, partidpants honored the people who have faced cancer first hand and remembered those « ho have been lost to this disease. I left) Students salk and jog around the track at Relav for Life on .May 5. .Man studenl.s lormed teams with their house dormmates or fellow vludcnl Tiiup members. 59 ay for li(e Stones by Groce Ho Wi Jp|H l u|i in lanipus lili-. tlu- avrram- c j| sluiU ' iit M d not know ulut a gn-al n-putjtion the uniM-rsilv ' s vr imn C " al lVrli rniaiiivs, now in il 102nd M-aMMi, has; it i i)h- laryrst oryaiii jtiim ol il.s kiml in Northom Calilnmia an l one ol thi- most inlluontial in thi- nation. lltili ing (i v M-nut-s including Zi-licrtvii ' h Hall and Playhouse, Hertz Hall, and the venerable Grvek Theater, it presents American and West Coast premieres each season. 0 er 2(X)periorman .x-sanilixlucational pniyrams each vear bring moPL- than 250,000 people to cam| us. RenoHTietl artists such as Mark Morris, Cedlia Bartoli, Renee Fleming, YoYo Ma, I ' ina Bau.sch, .uid John . ilanis appear regularlv. Celebrated int ernational companies, including the Grand Kabuki Theater ol Japan, the Lvoii Opera Ballet and Orchestra, the Bi-rliner Ln.semblc, tin- Gate Theater of l iblin, and the Kirov and BoLshoi ballet companies and orchi-stns, an- also frequent visitors. llie Berkeley campus Ls also home to the largest World Stage series in the country, with performers from every corner of the globe appearing at Zellerliach Hall annually, including Ravi Shankar, Ladv smith Black .Mamlia o, I ' aco de Luda, Angelique Kidjo, Simon Shahecn and Moisevev Dance Company, among others. The mission of Cal Periormances is to inspin-, nurture and sastain a lilelong appreciation for the performing arts. This goal is fuHilled not only through the presentation ol many artists on stage, but al.so through over 100 education and humanities events each year. allowing some }0,000 Bay . rea residents to participate in outstanding cultural programs designed to enlighten, enrich and entertain. These programs include Sightlines, a serii-s ol pn-- an l post- performance tallcs by the artists and experts themsi-lves, ollering iK-hind-llie-scenes l(K)k.s at hoM shows are put together; Key Notes, a lecture series presented in as.s(Kiation «ith the university ' s Department of Music; and o[x-n-call ca.sling anil communitv master cUs. ies where the artist within can join a visiting company ' s production on the Zellcrbach Hall stage or flex their creative side in specialty workshops. Recognizing that many students might not be able to alTord tickets, Cal Peri ' ormanc-es encourages student participation by ollering 50° o discounts to all events. Also for the Ix-nelit of Cal students are Student Musical Activities, three programs that oiler over 500 students, faculty, stalf and alumni the t pportunity to experience a wide array ol musical e luiation and performance opportunities at UC Bi-rkelev. S. l. is home to the UC Marching Band, UC Jazz Enseniblis, and UC Choral Ensembles, which include the UC Men ' s Octet, UC Men ' s Chorale, Cal Jazz Choir, BareSi. UC Women ' s Chorale, California Golden Overtones, ' •■rfecl Fifth, Noteworthy and UC .Mumni Chorus. The.v -riorming groups have Ix-come dearly Ix ' loved on camp .idding much color to student life. 60 feotures welcome to.. cal performances translated into more than 1 80 languages with more than 50 million copies sold woridw ide, •Vntoine de Saint Exuperv ' s classic. The little Prince, is the third most printed book alter the Bible and Cone With ThelVinJ by Margaret Mitchell. Despite being labeled as a classic children ' s fable, the story no doubt tickles the philosopliii .il inclinations of adults and children alike. The West Coast premiere ol the opera version, here co-presented by the San Francisco Opera and Cal Performances in six periormances beginning . lav 2, could not be more charming. Set to. cademv .•Kvvardwinning compo.ser Rachel Portman ' s music, with creative sets and costumes based on Saint- Exuperv ' s original illustrations, the show was a delight for all ages and called to the heart a poignant memory of childhood ' s innocence. The whole show, essentially a dialogue between a pilot who crash-landed in the Sahara and a child prince Irom another planet, was utterly enchanting. The bright, cheery colors and the presence of a children ' s choir on stage in the role of stars kept the perlormance pleasantly airy through any darker tones. There were al.so quite a lew humorous Courtelv Peftf Dt " ! . ' moments in the script, including a group pl rambunctious baobab trees and an amusingly logiul king. The character of the Little Prince himself, Jt first rather mysterious and eventually insightlul, captivated the audience. The music, written lor children to enjoy, was beautifully done; Portman supposedly journeyed to the desert to catch it mood and composed some ol the music as she w.i» sitting on a camel. Put together. The Little Prini ■ was unspeakably magical and uplifting to watch. Yo ' l " v_ify v- ' ■ the little prince lina ananiashvili ind the state ballet of georgia IkjuuIuIU cliarming [KOijiit girl, a pruuv B " 1 dis isf, and a jealous ri al, all (.an ' oning I down the mth ol trauic tx ' trax al . Miat ixttir pro rani to showcasi- danct- at il Ix-Nt than nost lanious and enduring nimantic ballet ol all , OiselU ' f ormer B lshi i prima ballerina Nina Anania.sh ili jht her State Ballet of Georgia to B .-rkele on nine ' s Dav weekemi, perhaps an ininie timing 1 the ballet ' s theme oldiximed love. The compan . Hill in l " J , under ent signilKant turmoil during the | olitiiall unstable ears lollowiiig Cjiiirgias independence from the So iet Union in 1991. It is onK under .■Xnaniashvili ' s recent and skilled direction that the compan has risen again Irom the ashes, and Georgia now ha-s a company worth being proud ol. Tliis production, the company ' s west coa.st debut, was irresistible; the dancers ' undeniable skill, the stiaring music of .Adolphe Adam, and the lavish costume.s and sets made for a stunning perlormance. Eyery gesture and every graceful line spxike of the deepest emotion, transporting the audience through a delightfully meliKlramalic story. Certainly, any less could not be expected from the great .Ananiash ili, p -rhaps one of the best IcnrnyTi international ballet supi-rstars ol all time. Debuting in the classic role of Odette Odilc in Grigorovich ' s Swan Lake in 1982, she has since expanded her repertoire to include more than 90 roles. Famous lor being the Bolshoi ' s fi-eshcst and most spontaneous Giselle towards the start of her illustrious career, the ballerina still dances yvith remarkable energy and charm, so many years later. She and her troupe are definitely worth seeing. 61 col performances erformancesi Nup«Tstar M ' iiist V( - Vi Ma n-iurni to L ' il Performances lor a spt-dal one night recital on Nov. 1 5. h ailiil as one ol thr world IhsI imiMiians, cellist Yo-Yo Ma was, without doulil, worth iTV penny ol the relatively high prices .ot the tickets; many who were willing to pa (lid not exen have the opportunity, as the show sold out months before its date of Nov, I 5. With a pleasantly diverse program classics like Schubert ami Shostakovich were interspersed with more modern pieces like Astor Piazzolla ' s Le (irand Tango to delight all audiences, a Stradivarius, and the acclaimed British pianist Kathryn Stott to accompany him, Ma couki not make the show more promising. The very beginning ol Ma ' s performance immediately justified his immense popularity. Fverv note was bliss. One felt as if he couhl cruise (orever on the frictionless surface of Ma ' s creamy music. Filled with subtle nuances, the absolutely exquisite sound hovered in thi- air gloriously, . t times the cello slowed ami softened to a gentle whisper, barely present vet graceful still; at other limes it quickined its pace to whip through intricate sequences with power an l sceniingK impossible speed. Ma iralleili everything with elegance, never once losing control. | The audience could not help but be swept away in the I beauty of it all. Ma ' s unsurpassable skill can be traced back to his many years of training and practice; he began to pl.i the cello at the age of four, learning from his fat hi n . X age seven, he enrolled in The julliar l School anili studiecrwith Leonard Rose. Over his lifetime. Ma hjs recorded over 75 albums, more than 1 5 of which won Grammy awards. These achievements are ce rlainb impressive. Despite this strong classical background, howevi r. .Ma has become known for being adventurous in his music. He collaborates for chamber music .iinl enjoys exploring forms outside ol Western culturi and tradition, melding them together artfully. Tliis trait of Ma ' s can perhaps best be seen in his Silk KilhI Fnsemble, which has performed in Berkeley l)el " i " If we want to preserve a tradition, the best wa preserve it is to let it evolve, " says Ma. 62 feotures ;ing |j|Mn ' « Li murlc «»l l Itirni i t pu|i|H-l cr, Dunrdku Njtioiul l ' up|K-l ITiralrc ol jj| jn irm Jl t ' al IVrCnrininirs Oct. M 14 uppi-ts, liri-sM-tl in delightlullv gorgeous iiistumcs, moM- about the elaborate sets nil stage with natural ease, their faces Irjuyhl with realistic human emotion. A tuu lietail, Irom the arch of the evebrows to tlie e oi the fingers, is manipulated exquisiteK b three peteers. The quivering strains of the shamisen and iiti e olce of the chanter accompanv the puppets " ■cments, providing a rich communication ol the I ' ersal themes of the stories. suth a delicateh execute l performance could ni he «ork of the InternationalK renowned Bunraku, ional Puppet Theatre of Japan. Returning to the Courtesy Bynrot ■ Zellerbach on Oct. H and 14, the s roup presented two of their classic ma.steri orks. Date Musunie Koi no Higanoko (Oshichi of the Fire Watch Tower) and Tsubosaka Kannon Reigenki (Miracle at the Tsubosaka Kaiinon Temple). The first is a dramatic tale of Oshii hi, « ho cotiiiiiits a crime worthy of punlsliment bv death. In order to sa e her secret lover. The second story- is one ol a blind man, Sawaichi, and his beautiful and devoted « ile, Osato. The Uvo commit suicide in the name ol love, but are saved b the merciful goddess Kannon. The.se powerful themes reach across linguistic and cultural barriers, allow ing Westerners to appreciate the emotional depth of the stories, despite the Japanese narration. bunraku, puppet theatre of japan In addition to the two pcrformanc-es, Bunraku graciousb provided an inside view on the workings of the puppet theatre, demonstrating its three parU individuallv so that the audience could better appreciate the stunning results of their seamless collaboration: the pu[)|Hts, the shamisen music, and the narration. .Ml take extensive years of training to master; for instance, it takes a minimum of 2 5 vears to Ix-come an omozukai, master puppeteer. The effects were certainlv stunning and truly eve-opening. These plavs have been performed for over iOO vears, and still thev have endured as an unparalleled art lorm. oshua bell, grammy-winning violinist Fiini «ar«l u inning violinist |o huj B -!l mjilt- hiN i ' al IVrtor en debut in Frb. 24 in Zcllrrtuch Hall One ol the most acclaimed and precocious musicians of our time, Joshua Bi ' ll |Krformed at Zellerbach Hall on R-b. 24. - ccompanving him was accomplished |ii.iiiin1 ]i remv Ilenk, who had a busv sea.son alieail himself, ending wiOi a solo debut at Carnegie Hall ' s jnkel Hall. Bell is undeniablv a musical genius. Starting violin it the age of four when his mother found him jilucking lUt meUxlies on rubln-r bands he had stretched over his Irawer handles, he made his debut at age 14 with Uie I ' hiladelphia Orchestra and has sincx- gnnvn to Ix-come a renown international [X-rformer. He keeps himself busv with a tight schedule; his 007-2008 sea.s«n alone included a Europn-an tour in addition to numemus guest appcaranivs with various orchestras in the States. La.st vear, Bc-ll also added the prestigious Averv Fl.sher IVizc to his three Grammys for an ama ing record. Now al.so a .senior lecturer at Indiana Universitv ' s Jacobs School of Music, he certainly has hLs hands full, ( ne cannot help but admire his seemingly endless stn-am ol energy. The program showca.se l the violinist ' s talent with finesse. Opening with Tartini ' s legemlarv piei-e, " The Devil ' s Trill, " which sounded everv bit as fascinating as Its name, IVll defmitelv set the mood for an a.stoni.shing |H ' rformanix-. Next up was Prokofiev ' s Sonata No. 1 in F minor for violin and piano, plaveil with [jassionale intensltv and exquisite grace. It was obvious that Bell retalneii almost su|HThuman control ol his Ixiw at all times, despite the lm|X)sslblv intricate sequenivs. The remaining two plecvs bv Dviiak and Grieg, re.spec-tivcly, provided a moa- familiar feel ol cla.ssical, leaving the audience with no cau.se lor aimplaint. It is no woniler that the show sold out long before its dale; this brilliant voung man ' s reputation pretx-di-s him . 63 performonces is easy to get lost buried undcrncalli d pile of ooks, notes, papers, articles, journals, projects 1 research. So easy that you would even Forget that YOU are sitting one of the most historic (or brand new ) buildings (jn campus. So easv thai ()U forget to attend that social, meet a fritnd, take a look around and reali e that there is more than meets the eye when it comes to academics. 64 acaden 65 acodemics V hilc tu(lvit L: III ii ii.iii. .1 resident hall in Unit I , freshman Jov Yang cnjov the vieM of the iun setting o er the Bav. One of the perk of living i n the upper oor of anv resident hall w . the le of the Berkelev hill» and San Francuco Bav. I H u u|i .l .1 Sillmii yirl td! , freshman Michelle Lee hands oui candy lo a irick-or treater. Each veai the Resident Hall Association hosts i HALLoween evi-nt, inviting resident ■■ lo partidpate bv decorating their doors and hallwavs for local children. L(H king into the courtvard nt Unit 1 , anv resident can »ee that their felkm residents are in their rooms or studving in a lounge aiToss the uav. II vou ever staved up incredibly late, vou saw the lights go out one bv one until around 3 a.m. when most residentv had gone to sleep. The last light to b. turned off was often that of the on duty resident assistant, who had to bi available until ) a.m 66 acodemics Aleksey bfiec e it s all worth it Story by Sophia Noor W lull 1 lu im M ' ilinti llu li)r Ills, ill c ii iiiiunil rr tli.it |)iiv(in wlin a always smiling, hurstiiiguitli obscure Cal trivia, and oIliTing III i.il iliiimi «iili vou. ' Yup, that was vnur KA. AIsd known as a nsidiiit assistant, campus guiilc, or she who soKI hiTsoul. From personal i-xpcriciuc, I ' m going to blow the cover oH this mui h inisunderstooil i.impus job. Nothing but the truth. Ready? hirst ol ' all, let ' s get this out of the wav: I love mv residents. To infinitv. . nd bevond. They ' re ama ing, brilliant, good looking, and really sweet. They ' re also erv loud and sometimes very drunk It ' s hanl to be the Quiet Hours Nazi, but sometimes it has to be done. Maybe I should explain what an RA actually does: We ' re on call all night about twice per week; put on eight big programs and 20 small ones per year; document any rule violations; and help you feel at home when you ' re hundreds ot miles away from your mom. We have weekly two-hour meetings and are required to attend Hall .Association meetings. We ' re on duty over vacations and arrive two weeks early for training in the fall. We also take a weekly three-hour R. class in the spring before we ' re hired. All this is after we ' ve turned in applications, personal statements, and resumes; been interviewed individually and in a group; and been fingerprinted about four times. " Man... if I had known what a shitload of work this was going to be, there ' s noW.AY I would have signed up, " said a Unit 1 RA, who asked to remain anonymous. " But I do get my own room... " ■After all that, vou might wonder w hy anyone would want to be an K. . .Although everyone has dilTerent nasoiis, .1 |iii|nil.ir cuu- is the Inr looiii ,iiid linaril, about an SIS, ()()() lax exempt value. Did I mention lluii ' s a premium meal plan. ' (Jf course, there are jar nobler reasons: " I joined Hall Stafl to promote lommunitv and social justice within mv living environment and to help freshmen get to know each iillnr in a diverse and .safe space, " said sccond-vear Social Wellare major Jessica Benson, an R. at Hillside. Whoa. I feel like a jerk for listing free room and board first. In all honesty, there are very few RA ' s who are in it to promote social justice, etc. etc. To be sure, our training demands that we are constantly inclusive, tt lerant and aware yet appreciative of dirtcrences, almost to the point of vomit. For example, RA ' s arc not allowed to say " hey guvs! " bccau.se ' guys ' is not a gender-neutral term. Sometimes it ' s a little much, but it ' s part of the show. But you can be sure ol one thing: no matter how many times your R.A wrote vou up, yelled at you to shut your door or turn your music down, fell asleep standing up in the elevator, complained about meetings, waved to you bleary-eyed from lack of sleep, or thought you and your iloormatcs were immature, unappreciative brats (we ' ve ALL tliought that. You thought you were special, didn ' t you?), your RA loved vou. She loved you even when she hated you, she love l vou like you were all her children. " Sometimes, after you ' ve given what .seems like the millionth quiet hours warning and you want to kill someone, it ' s pretty much the worst of the worst... " said Jennifer Hall, a third-year Sociology major. " But then you hear your residents talking about how cool you are, and it ' s all worth it All ol it " l Crossroads, ihi- dining commons t lut iccds the residents of Units I and resident usistants somelimcs trrat t heir residents and friends to a tree FTH-al. One perk ot In-ing an R job is The loniphmentarv riKiin and board, including; A premium meal plan with i .(XX) points psT academic year 67 residential ossislanis CTeachers-in-training Story by Nicole Nunes, Col Teoch Program Director tin- goal (il ihr Cal Teach program in to olVcr rnalh, scienci- and i-nginccring undcrgraduaU-s till- opportunity to i-xplorr teaching as a larcir. Students lake a series ol courses that prepare them to teach math and science to diverse learners in urban schools. These courses include titles such as " Seminar for Teaching Math in Schools, " " Engineering and Project Based learning, " and " Introduction to Environmental Education. " Thev all address the critical issues of equity and diversity in the classroom, particularly because the success rate of low-income and minority students in math and science has been loyy. One of the highlights of the Cal Teach program is that the students are olTered the opportunity to work with mentor teachers in local elementary, middle and high schools. The purpose of these Held placements is to olTer the students as much classroom and leaching experience as possible so that thev yvill be better prepared when they have their oyvn classrooms. Cal Teach students comment that the classroom experiences enhance their lives as thev realize " what a jov it is to interact with students on a one-on-one basis and to see them progress in their studies on top of everything else going on in their lives. " These experiences also bring " a deeper sense of purpose and meaning to teaching " for many students. Cal Teach Mentor teachers represent the best and most diverse group of teachers working in our local urban, elementary, middle and high schools. These teachers oiler to share not only their knowledge and experience of teaching math and science and their love of teaching with the CalTeach students but most importantly their students. CalTeach students spend one to two hours a week in their classroom observing, a.ssisting the students, and ultimately teaching math or science lessons. The mentor teachers realK value the extra help and insight the Cal Teach students bring to their classrooms. Ihey also appreciate vxliat | ositi e rol models the CalTeach students are for their student , many of whom do not ha i- lamilv members whi ■ ha e gone to college. The Cal Teach students take seriously thi important role of helping to create a college goitiL! mentality in many local classrooms and enj(i an.swering the .student ' s questions about college lii which range from, " How hard do vou have to study in college? " to " Is the dorm food reallv that bad. ' " Mentor teachers and Cal Teach students al share with each other outside the classroom through contributions to the Cal Teach Newsletter and professional development workshops. During the summer Cal Teach students and local middU and high school teachers have a chance to work together at the Lawrence Berkeley National I ali This experience oilers the students the c)pportunit to incorporate research in mathematics and science- into their work as teachers. It also allows them to widen their professional viewpoint of themselves av mathematicians and scientists. CalTeach makes a financial commitment to thcM future teachers as well In ollering them a stipend lor their work in the local classrooms and paying lor ihi required tests they need to take to become teachers The growth of the Cal Teach program inclu les thr development of an intern credential program whiili promises to support new teachers financially and with continuetl professional growth and learning opportunities. Cal Teach is part of a system-wide initiative. California Teach Science and .Math Initiative, whose goal is often referred to in terms ol the numbers ol students and teachers it hopes to have involved: One Thousand Teachers, One Million .Min ls. CalTeach is proud of its role, with ihe assistance ol many talented stutlents, teachers, faculty and staff, in achieving this lofty goal. 68 ocoaemics Cal Mtu(U-nt Brvin Welch and irlcmi ' ntan tt-jchcr Scan Keller work together on a lesMin plan. Cal Teaih Mentor teachers represented the l est and most diverge group in the local area, i )ng Ri-rkelev (tudentA an exccllcnl opporluntlv In bi-come tamiliar with the leaching prufev ion. Cal Teach slutlent.s practiiv the art ol juggling. Nut onK did Bi ' rkclev participants discover tlic profe ssion that is teaching, thev also got the chance to participate in a variety ofaitiviiics that enhanced their amiliarity with teaching and working with iutientx. 69 [summer in the sierras Slor by Louren Moser While hiking jitint; ihr Ir it and thniugh tUkrr Forest. forcstn cinxp pA tlapJnt rccn T J % inciv of Ict-turr iMi t mullittMjr of topio ringing Inim Mlcntiricition of pbnts and tnrt- to the ItK ' al ecolog neceuarv to maintain the circle of life. 1!i nut i lorostcr bv trjili-. In Irulh I ' m not J l n ti-r at all; wliili- I hail hoard that Cal hail a Dipartnirnt ol lon-strv on canlpu « 111 II I «js a lrl• hnlan and sophomore, I ncM-r riall thought almul it much. It wa.sn ' l until the- bc-ginninij ol mv third vc-ar that 1 saw a llxc-r in Mulford advertising a bcautilul summer retreat In the Sierra Nevada Mountains, an oasis, ilvou will; a place to studv nature and the forest firsthand. Intrigued bv the possibility, I went in search ol more information. I learned that the summer I ha l read about was Forestry Camp, an eight-week summer session in which students reside in the woods near the small town of Quincv on the Feather River. I knew im mediateK that I had to applv. What better wav to broaden m scholastic work at UC Berkelev than to go to Forestry Camp? It would be a lun experience and would allow me to learn about the environment while actually being in the environment, something I had noticed professors often overlooked. I arrived at Camp earlv after a long, vet gor- geous drive into the Sierras along the Feather River. The countryside was beautiful, and while I was nervous about dedicating eight whole weeks of my lite to this endeavor, I knew I could make it through. .After claiming a room and meeting mv roommate for the summer, I attempted to mingle with some of my fellow campers at the fire circle, which went well, although I soon became known around camp as ' The English Major " who was seri- ously addicted to crosswords. Then came the moment of truth: our intro- duction to the Camp by our first professor, Joe .McBride. and the camp manager, Jim. I ' ll never forget the greeting we received. .Mter hearing Joe speak of all we would learn, I was excited and enthusiastic. Everything we were to study sounded interesting and new as we would be able to see it all lor ourselves, not just out of a book. However, this was not to last. Jim soon took the stage and while many of his comments were simply rules of the Camp and seemed to largely consist of common sense, there was one section that is torexer ingrained in mv hea l: a two-hour lecture on the myriad of ways we could all die at camp. I kid you not. .As Jim proceeded to explain who had previously contracted what disease at Camp in what year and how many bear, mountain lion, and cougar sightings were reported in the area, I could only think to myself, " Oh mv God! What have 1 gotten myself into?! I neetl to leave now while I still have all mv limbs and can breathe without a tube! " I think you must all know what happened. I staved at Camp and survived the eight weeks none the worse. In lad. 1 can quite easily say that lor estrv Camp was one of mv best experiences at col- lege. Over the course of my stay I met and became friends with all tortv nine ol mv lellow campers and learned about Sierra Nevada ecology, silvicul lure, torest management, anil the importance ol properK harvesting a forest. I went to Forestry Camp hoping to have a fun summer and learn a little about the environment lirsthand and came out mui h richer than I had cmt hoped. It would be impossible lor me to speak lor every person who altendetl Camp, but I will sav, lor mvsell, this was one experience I trul loxed and will lorever remember. ■ ' 70 acoaernics . I ____:£J All Priotos Courlaiy Louren .V oi«r Muilcnt listen to a letturc on lire ecology and the importance ol having a seasonal fire to burn awav unnecessarv brush and promote the i;ro vth ol plants that grow in the ashes of the previous occupants. Manv plants compete lor space, sunli t and nulrienLs along the forest floor and thus An occasional tire was benefitial lor the plant life thai would not be able to oulcompete the alreadv existing plants, shrubs, and trees. After hiking for a bit. the Foresir Camp participants take a breather to cnjov the views atop Spanish Peik in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. K ' alhcr River Countr had no shortage o( beautitul sights. 71 restry comp Uopi MutUnts ml tlu 1 hjmc Xn V% " H Jt . (pcak wilh Berkeley rcsulcnt. Dr. Jm 1H Mfk Phil PoUknfT. i candidate ftir the % ▼ Caltfornu AsscmbK. f 4bo r) Another candidate for the iR nfr flHH ' " I . ' Berkeley eat in the California i L 1 Jig J AMemblv w former Berkeley m " ' IV V Councilmembcr Nancy Skinner. 1 (dominant) Students enjov W B rcfrr»hmcnl% at the California B AMcmbK Candidates at Cal: ASUC B Speaker Series Reception. The L L VaJ reception was held in the IGS Library H in Moses Hall on Feb. MM HI (above) Students pose with Mike (right) Students shake hands with Gravel on Feb. 6 after a Q A event Berkeley City Councilmembcr Kriss with the former U.S. Senator and Worlhington. AttcrnKes of the ASUL 2008 longshol presidential candidate. Speaker Series, a new- program in He spoke in regards to a number of 2007-2008. got the chance to a k elections-related topics as well as his questions and speak with prominent own political convictions. political figures of the city. 72 ocademics p.ne.s, on a roll a Story by Aaron Covorruvios, Diny Huang, Kushal Kodokio and Rohon Wagle Ijst vi-ar, a lew iiulcpcnili-nl tni ' iiilurs nl the ASUC " inviti-il I ' rcsick-nt jimmy Carter to speak at Zellerhaih Hall. The turnout was tremendous, and Irom this success the concept ol a speaker se ries was lH)rn . The ASUC Speaker Scries is a new project started in the 2007 2008 academic year by the Academic Al- lairs Vice President ' s OlFice in which current poli ticians, entrepreneurs, scientists, and other leaders in their resjH-ctive fields are invited to speak at UC B« rkelcv. Our belief was that at the premier public university in the nation, all students should have the opportunity to meet, learn, and interact with promi- nent figures in various realms of society, and this is what we have set out to accomplish. The lono process of bringing speakers to campus began carlv during the academic year. Initially, it was slow and tedious and the duration of the fall semes- ter was spent deciding which potential speakers to invite, finding their contact information, sending invitations, and focusing on finding the best way to contact potential speakers. Vet speakers were either unavailable or hesitant to confirm. Finally, in late De cember, we received word that former U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Mike Gravel xvas interested in coming to campus. We worked with the Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) and Pro- fessor .Man Ross to coordinate the senator ' s visit on campus, arranging for him to attend Prolcssor Ross ' Political Science 179 class and to host a reception af- terwards. These plans led to the first Speaker Series event of the vear. On Feb. 6, nearly one hundred people came out to meet Senator Gravel at the reception held for him in the IGS Library. The turnout was tremendous, con- sidering that the IGS stalTlold us events of this scope usually had a turnout of 20-50 students at best. The event was an informal question-and-answcr session in w hich guests posed questions to Gravel regarding both his campaign ami politics in general. Gravel pr ) ed to bi ' in engaging speaker with interesting viewpoints on nian topics. He was quite humorous and was able to make e en his skeptics laugh. People could not stop speaking to Senator Graxel. lter the reception yyas olTiciallv o er. guests contin- II, l to ask questions and loUowed him out the di or so ihev could take photos with him. Gravel was very pleased with his reception and the interaction he hail with Berkeley students. Students, too, were excited to have met such an interesting presidential candi- date. The event had been a success, and Speaker Sc- ries was on a roll. Our second event, in late February, was a recep tion for the candidates running lor the Berkeley seat in the California .Assembly. .Ml four candidates, Tonx Thurmond, Kri.ssWorthington, Dr. Phil PolakolV, ami Nancy Skinner were on campus to debate election is sues in Professor Ross ' class and as such we lound the perfect opportunity for students to interact with them in a smaller, more intimate setting. The recep tion was held in the IGS Library, and students relateil that thev were pleased to have been able to speak with the political candidates on issues affecting th« local community. The shining moment of the Speaker Series hap pened in . pril, yvhen . pple co-founder and Cal alumnus Steve Wozniak spoke to students on a topic he termed, " From Computer Geek to Cult Icon. " We were verv excited for this event because it showed that bringing famous speakers to campus is possible. Students yvcre pleased with the event, and the turn- out yvas far more than the seats available in the . n dersen . uditorium at the Haas School ol Business. .Mso in .■Kpril was an informal question-and-an- syver session with .Mberl Ghit)rso. a distinguished nuclear scientist who both yvorked on the .Manhat- tan Project and co-discovered I 3 periodic elements. Through this event, yve hoped to give science and non-science students alike the opportunity to learn about tlie history of such exciting modern day scien- tific discoveries. Lastly, we yvould like to thank e er one who helped make our events possible, particularly the Institute of Governmental Stuilies, Berkeley tngi- neering, and the administration ol the Haas School ol Business. The suppt rt we received from these groups was instrumental to the success ol our events and, w ithout their help, Speaker Scries may not have been possible. We also yvould like to thank all the studenU who attend and support our events; y ith your help, yve hope- to continue the .ASUC Speaker Series lor many years to come. 73 csuc speote ' senes all things cognition Story by Krisfie Wood and Erica Johnson it vour svnapM-s firing as vou learn what a svnapsc is! Advcntun-s in Ncuro MJcnci- is an unprecedented opportunity Inr all studi-nt , regardless ol their major, . ut that incredible edible organ between ne brain! started in Fall 2(X)7 when Kristie WVkkI and Erica Johnson came to discover their mutual love nl ncuroscicnce and wanted to share it with the world - first stop: the UC Bi-rkelev student bodv. Together, Kristie and Erica formed the design ol what is now one of the most popular student -led courses on cam- pus. Adventures in Neuroscience. With each semes- ter ' s waitlist and enrollment reaching well over 100 students. Erica and Kristie have satiated the once ta- boo desires of students to feel dead brains and tapped into their incurable appetite to learn about all things cognition - from learning and neurogenesis to dreams ami phantom limbs. Every Monday lor two hours, students share what thev have learned about the latest neuroscience in the news, debate on a wealth of controversial neuro-top ics, play neuro-trivia, hear Irom a leading experts in the field, or experience a lecture from Kristie or Er- ica. Students acquire the jargon and understanding of a scientist, paired with the capability and aptitude to communicate seemingly esoteric neuroscience con- cepts to even their grandmothers. The variety and range of topics covered reveals neuroscience as a mad world of fun! So, keep vour frontal lobes forward an l vestibular system upright, hang onto your brain hats and get ready for... a real Adventure in Neuroscience! AJi Pnoioi Courtesy Adventutei -n i (lop) CourM t ' ddliuttors trit-j Johnson (bottom left) A demonstration on the (bottom right) Students handle the and Khsti eWood plav with a variety anatomy and inner workings of the halves of the brain during the DECal of equipment relating to the studies of brain takes place during the DECal. with special attention to the lobes and neuro-sciencr. Hands on experience with Gloves were necessary to protect their the layers of the brain. Being able to equipment was one of the highlights of handlers from the chemicals that were touch, poke and prod an actual brain this popular DECal. used to preserve the brains. was a highlight of the course. 74 ocademics architectures of control (lop, left) Students work on their latest project in the ' iclco Game Lcs ' cl Design DrCji. Le%ei design vsise, the flA« lixTJsed on prototvping, iteration, and plavtesung. Cll s wi e. It pla ed a lot of Counter-Strike and " totallv nerded out Uke no tomorrow said faciUtator Robert Yan. btory by Koberl Yoiig Wfu (Id supi-rmjrkrts put milk irid iggs jt thf back ol the- store-? W ' hv docs McDonald ' s put con- ilimi-nLs on a soparate counter .iwav Irom the rcgisti-r?Thc- design olri-ai world Itxra- iions often dictates our evervdav behavior - and in a -imilar wav, video game levels atlecl our decisions as plavers. Could health or ammo powerups in a video game act as a virtual form of " milk and eggs " to lure ou along a predetermined path? Could a strategicallv placed window act as a sort ol digital " ketchup dis- penser, " forcing vou to keep moving through the level? These are all questions of design, resulting from real K ademic studv ol video games. Unfortunatelv, the academic studv of games is still in its infancy ■ it ' s onlv taken seriouslv bv a handful of campuses across the counlrv - and there are onlv a lew related classes here at UC Berkelev, which seems a little foolish in light of how culturallv significant video games have become. ( Hint: The re extremelv cultur- allv significant.) Fortunatelv, game design is kind of like " the Force " in that it " no%vs " through evcrvone to some degree. I ' eople just need to learn to recognize it and harness it. . . preferablv not for e il, as I ' d hate to ee a DarlhV ' ader of game design. N ' ideo Game Level Design is largelv a discussion lab based course where we build, analvze, and discuss these " architectures of control " and applv these ideas to realitv... which (convenienllv enough) involves playing a lot of Counter-Strike. Like many things in lite, all vou need is: a laptop, master ol high school geometry, and a penchant lor virtual murder. I jbove) Student Angela Santos, .Austin C ' hainbers, Brian Liu, DNlan Case, GeolTrcv I ee, Gil Navarro. Gregory Tsi-ng. |ames Curatalo. Joshua Bishop-.Moser, .Mark Wong, itolaas ' an .Maerssen. Peter Currier, and vott Leong work on their lexels. 75 :ecals developing thick skin north Korea is infamous for being la- brlcd as a part of Bush ' s " Axis of Evil, " and cariiaturi-d as villainous and nu ilcar trisjgtT happ . Mowi-mt, this is an cntitv that is hard to understand, and imii more ililllcult to studv because of the limited resources available and the great possibilitv for bias in these source materials. . s a Korean-American, I was always fascinated bv people who would ask me if I was from South Korea or North Korea with the perception that thev were two dillering ethnicities. Through this class, we hope to explore and learn about the various interpretations that surround this topic. .Although I am not the orijiinal creator of the DECal, another lacilitator and I worked to rejuvenate it after a 1 .5-vear hiatus. .Mter three .semesters ot fa- cilitalinu this course, I haxe defmitelv learned that vou have to have a thick skin. There are some assumptions that DECal classes arc not real academic courses, and it is possible to not be taken seriously by the students in your class. Grading is always the major issue that concerns the students. .Ml DECal classes are pass no pass, and it is very dilTicult to have to come to the de btory Dy btella Kim cisi on to not pass someone, even when class require ments were not met. That is especially true when you are on a student-to-student level, despite the struc- ture l the class where one gives the grades and one receives them. Just one mori- lliiiii; tli.it •-onutiines makes me question mv own validity is when people fall asleep as I ' m lecturing. That is really discourag- ing when you ' re so excited about a topic and want to share it, hut it is evident that some people are not enjoying how you ' re presenting it. Then you have to think ol new ways to make something like the North Korean economic changes really strike a chonl and be relevant to the students. .Although facilitating this DECal has taken up most ol the time I am awake during the day, it has been empowering and so rewarding. Once vou develop that thick skin and learn how to sav " no, " and create a rapport w ith students in which you are somewhat respected as their instructor, then things really come together, not exactly .seamlessU, but ne ertheless it does work out. .At the end of the semester, I really do enjoy how teaching the DECal has been incorporated into niv lite and ni memories. developing your own opinion the Borat DECal analyzed the work of Sacha Baron Cohen in the context of social inter- actions. The iilea lor this DECal began when a few .Mi G fans asked themselves, " This is hilarious! But why? " The purpose of the DECal was to help students develop their own opinion and insight about the comical nature ol Cohen ' s work with re- spect to social interactions. " We wanted the students to see the relexance of our analysis to real-life, espe- Story by Chen Lu ciallv on the topic of prejudice, " said course faciliator Dean Nehama. In this analysis, the course focused attention on primary constructs of society such as politics, social and economic division, cultural be- havior and societal norms. Bv establishing a thorough understanding of Cohen ' s work, students were ex- pected to contemplate why the material was funny, if it should have been funny, and whether it ultimately exposed or promoted prejudice in its viewers. 76 academics poetry professionals Story by Rhae Lynn Barnes this course in contcmporarv American poetrv and literary journals is a professional ie el course in the business of publishing the Berke- ley Poetry Reyicu- (BPK), which is nationally recognized as the preeminent undergraduate poetry journal ami is distributed internationally. The journal, «hich is prf duced annually in our Sprins; DiC ' al, lea Hires the creative work ot the UC Berkeley coninui nitv including students, lacultv, stalT, and alumni as oyer S 1 ,000 for the Neyv Orleans Public Library «ell as prominent poets such as the California Poet Founilation with oyer 500 students in attendance. The I aureate .M Young, and U.S. Poet laureates Robert evening also featured members of Cal Slam, Onu £.»- 1 lass and Robert Pinsk press, Cal Literary Arts .l ii o in :,The Magnolia Project, The course explores specilic topics suih as poetrv Maganda, Poetry lor the People, ja voialist Kim M lection, editing, layout, proofmg, and copy editing, Nalley, and numerous Slam Poitrv ( " haiiipions as well as marketing, publicity, and lundraising. Our main goal is to publish our next issue and distribute it in b(H)kst )res throughout the East Bay. In addition, we host open mic poetry readings for the public, mixing poetrv, music, and image. This year we also hosted theThird .Annual " Poetry alter the Storm, " the largest collaboration of soiiallv conscious Berkeley poets in campus liislor , and raised A tkTkrlc P H ' tr Ri ' icw Kradlng Scric i» held in the Morrium R M m n( Diic l.il»rjr ITic mtinthU mtim TriturrMl t-xctting, up anil loming p H ' l Irnrii jriiumi xhv [ii . rca.Th tormil redding v ± fnllrfwrd In n ' jpen mil wgmcnl, which wa open lo thi- iji-nt-ral public. lUrki-lo I H-lr Rc if v l« puhllxhetl annuall during th spring vmr lrr DFCJ The 2m» nUxum lejlure.1 the wiirk i i the UC Berkeley c-nmniunil . 77 ••■cols did you know The American Chemical Society bestowed its highest honor, the Priestley Medal, on chemistry professor Gabor A. Somorjai lor his " extraordinarily creatiye and original contributions to surface science and catalysis. " Alex Pines, the Glenn T. Seaborg Prolessor of Chemistry at UC Berkeley and a senior scientist in the Lavyrence Berkeley National Laboratory ' s Materials Sciences Diyision, yas awarded the 2008 Russell Varian Prize. One ol RSJ) Maga me ' s prestigious R D 1 00 Awards for 2008, which recognize the 100 most significant proyen technological adyances of the year, went to chemical engineering professor Nitash Balsara and colleagues at the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Chemical engineering prote.ssor John New man won the 2008 Vittorio de Nora A« ard in Electrochemical Engineering and Technology from the Electrochemical Society. The awar l recognizes outstanding contributions to engineering and technology for the utilization of electrochemical phenomena and processes. Cijrtelj Di ' J e ■ 78 ocodemlcs ■ ' oriselo Bemol tdt o c riu nurtlxsidc door of Ljtimer Hall lead lo room where mosl lower division chemisin labs arc located. Latimer Hall is home to the Chcmisir Department. (left ) During a special Halloween lecture, a chemistry ' prolessor dresses up is a w itch to put her students into a fc$ti T■ learning mood. ProfessSors txcasionallv celebrated holida A bv dressing up to enhance their let lurc . 79 college of chemistry college of engineering did you know H Xiang Zhang, professor of mechanical B engineering and faculty scientist at the Materials Science Ui isiun ol Lawrence Berkclcv National Laboratory, was honored as two of this year ' s top 1 00 science stories by Difcorcr Ma inc. Zhang made two discoyeries related to his work on a hypcrlens with a l- unique way of altering light . In its annual undergraduate rankings released in August 2007, U.S. .Vein Si} ' orld Report ranked Berkeley Engineering No. 2 in the nation. Tor L. Brekke receiyed the UC. of SME ' s Outstanding Educator .Aw aril in reco gnition of his exceptional contributions and dedication to the U.S. underground construction industry. Brekke has been a professor emeritus at UC Berkeley ' s Department of Civil Engineering since 1995. He was a professor of geological engineering from 1976-1992. UC Berkeley ciyil and enyironmental engineering profcs.sor Paulo Monteiro was a winner in the King .Abdullah Uniyersitv of Science and Technology Global Research Partnership Inyesligator ccjmpetition. 23-ycar-old UC Berkeley mechanical engineering graduate Dan Dzoan is among the world ' s top .soKcrs of Rubik ' s Cube puzzle. This [)N,A model can Ih- fouinl outride ihc entrance of the Bechtr I Engineering Center Manv .studcntit do not know of its existence urIcm ihe arc in engineering or have attended .i seminar in Siblcv .Auditorium dean Sliaiikar Sastrv founded i )n location Hearst Miiiiny Students 4,5W) 80 ocaaemics Moriselo Bernol (IclK Oimliiuih ■lav Manlij HjII (rcU warm jml lo y imldr. ' I " hr building wa i(implclc l n l ip -n for uw in rjrU OiIiJht 20(17 inil » « i n«i lrrid imcmg lud nt« « ihr nr» Jiif.rn ' mrrnn: ' Mi)f(in7 It H ' »n«» to indv c nudcfulri lor rru-arcJung tri-jlmmi» of nujor di«ci»c«. ihrlow) Hearst Memorial Mining Huilding it» atTo » from the newly (.oiiitructitl reflection pool in llrartl Mining Circle. Many nudenu t-[lfl||lr l (iu- IU-« |mU|ioI J;f4 t I n hii ' h once held all the buildmg material for the construction of Stanle Hall), where they spent break reading a IkhjIc. talking to a frieml. or working on a Dml) C j cTos™ord about the college Fiiilinccrmj; hjv luiii Jii ml. gr.il |i.iM ..I tli. llriiv. rMt ..! . .ililornia sini-c II w.is I hartcriil dii M.irih 2 . IShS. Ih. first (.1 tli mm- IIC campuses tt) bo cstablishttl, Birktliv ' s six initial coll.gis Imludid mechanics, mitiini;. and civil i-ngineiring. Mechanics and civil engineering merged in I ' l to Torm the College ot Engineering, into «hich mining was incorporated in 1942. The College now boasts seven .u atlemic departments and an array ol interdisciplinary programs housed in 10 buildint s on the northeast side ol campus. 81 college of engineen " g B« « ' " IvKBrng the Cllrj „f Environmrnul I V.!, ..(Tkt, WuntrrMill„J«,h..n rt» dining UjiHWtthrrrnuni lu.lrnt« .l„p b hclwrrn cl «.,,opKkup4f,rJ,,un,„,. rUT h.m|. or ,,uu I .Irini r f 4 Wi. 82 academics Monselo 6«nKl :olIege of environmental design lean larnson S. Fraker Jr. founded location Wiii tir Hall Students 444 iid you know .l JWiil; The 2007 Librarians A.s.sociation of UC Borkclcv Distinguished Librarian Award Committee announced Waverlv Lowell, Curator of the Environmental Design Archives, as one of two awardces. Michael Donovan, a 2007 Ph.D. graduate of the Department of City and Regional Planning, won the Gill-Chin Lim Award for Best Dissertation on International Planning from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning Ananya Roy wim UC Berkeley ' s 2008 Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Teaching. Two faculty of the College of Environmental Design, Randolph T. Hester of the Department of Landscape . ri ' hilecture and f-nvironmental Planning and Jason Corburn of the Department of City and Regional Planiiini;. umi I ' aul DavidoO .-Vwards from the .Association ol C ' i)llegiale Schools ol Planning. Ncxar AlSavvad, a proUssor of architecture and of dty and regional planning, was awarded a coveted 2008 UC Berkelev Distinguishe l Teaching, Award. Wooden s ' ructu ' C ceo ' CO Dv on orcli ' W P- 83 college of environmental design haas school of business dean Ibni Campbell founded 1898 location Students 700 did you know PhilipTctloc ' k, a professor of organizational lx-ha ior at the Haas S .h K)l of Easiness, earned the 2008 llnixersity of I ()uis ille Grawemevcr Award for Ideas Improving World Order for ideas he si-t forth in a 2005 Ixxik that eoncluded |)olitical experts should Ix- held aceountable for their predictioas. Professor Barn,- Staw was honored with the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academv of Management for his contribution to the field o( organizational lHha ior. Haas School of Business is the oldest business schtx l at a publii institution in the United States. A Mudtnl sits bv the Urge windows of the Bank of America Forum in the Hms School of Business. Many students took advantage of ihc indoor shelter and temperate conditions inside Haas on a cold or rainv day. In a ldition. Haas «as extremely well -lit on sunny days, making it a suitable place to study out of the heat. 84 academii I Ml. bc ' loH ) Must undiTgrjiJiuu- l UM[u ' s iour t% laki- pUcr in Hii , Iriund on llu- cisi n v of iamnu . Mjn ' .tuilints liiuiid il lurcl to mikr il from thiir | r •viou tlav. to tlu jr clus a 1 tai iluf to tin- distinct ' wd thi- i.ilk up lull. Haa had wn-ral bcnclits, liough, including j vi-r prurrssiunil otirior and Cafr Pilo, a good plan ' to I at or %tudv bftwfcn tli u-s. 85 jjs school of business The tkclrtim ul a T r4nm»Murm rr iml ptrnMUii l Unm o cr the cnlramr («» the Marijui ki»%hl i HutMirniA- ami Niturjl Hevmrvc Librarv in ihc ' jillc Life Science Ruililin . DuK. hundrrtls of Mutlenu pAM b the piir on their wav to cIam or in tejfx h of A book for a mcwh pdpcr did you know r Three professors in the College ol Letters Science were awarded 2008 Distinguished Teaching Awards: Karl Ashoka Britto, an associate professor of the departments of French ant! comparati e literature; Stefano Della ' igna, an assistant professor of economics; and Kaja Silverman, the Class of 1940 professor of rhetoric and film studies. Robert Hass, an award-winning UC Berkeley professor of English and former U.S. poet laureate, won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Poetrv for his latest liook. Time and Materials. Six UC Berkeley professors are among 190 national artists, scientists, and scholars whoS were awarded 2008 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellow ships. For his work with the lx dv po ' iitioning of dinosaurs in the throes o( death, Ki ii I ' adian, integrative biology professor and luscum of Palcontolog%- curator, was one of i o UC Berkeley research discoveries honored as a top 100 science storj- by Discover Magazine 86 academics college of letters science xecutive dean lark RiJiaiils location i.n " ivv t Nluiim art i.iixsc-s Arv often found in Krocber Hall. Ouc to ihc sheer si c of ihc college, mdn lepartTnenl and their corresponding majors are housed M. ' at1ered around campus. Campbell Hall, howTver, is the main building in which all L S students had to, at one time, turn in a ma|ur declaration form. (left) Students in a Phvsics 8b lab experiment witli magnets to enhance their understanding of magnetism and elcctricitv. The phvsu department was housed in LeConte Hall, where manv corrcsptmding physio Irclurrs, discu»«on and labs took place. 87 college o( letters and science did you know Maggi Kelly, director ol CNR ' s Gcospatial Imaging Informatics Facility, associate cooperative extension specialist, and adjunct associate professor of Environmental Science, Policv, and Management, earned the " Excellence in Education " a«anl Irom the Calilornia Geographic Information Association. Peng Gong, professor of Environmental Science, Policv and Management, was awarded the 2008 AAG Remote Sensing Specialty Group medal lor Outstanding Contributions in Remote Sensing. .Mark . Tanouve, professor of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, received one of six 2008 Neurosciencc of Brain Disorders Awards from the .McKnight Endoument Fund for Neurosciencc. CNR ' s new Society and Environment major helped propel the University of California system to the 4 slot in Sierra Maffo inc ' s new storv on " green " colleges an l uni ersities. The feature, " Ten that Get It " in the Nov. Dec. 2007, issue also congratulates the UC svstem on its " green policy. " (righl)Thi- cast i-ntrince of Mulford Hall fi-4turt s an old lantern from when the building was first constructed. There are various planlcs of % ' ood displayed within its halls, including a cross-sectioned stump. The stairwell on it» north- westernmost side always seemed to hasc leaves on the floor All Fnoloi Uy CoIr.e .f« Sf 88 academics college of ' natural resources ean location founded kiul L uililcn Giaiiiiini Hall I ' IS students I iic- 1 ii««!gg (Hill viuiii in «alks bv Koshland Hall on the norlhuc t mcIc of campus at the- end of hi-r da . Koshland Mall h iu5c« the DepartmrnI ol Plant and MicTtihial BmUi . Mhich iniludo the lienetK and Plant Buili and Mii.Tt l ul Riol( majur . (ab ne)SludentMn Morgan Hall atih an enMronmental film to ix mpleinent their course«T rk . Manx profe»or» chose to iha films in their lectures if the sub|ect matter uas pertinent to the curriculum . 89 college of natural resources 90 athletics pcctators, all we see is the perfect aame, the rx t Lilly executed move, the well -thought out pTays. And all we hear are the cheers and jeers that comes aloH " w ith each and e erv match against an opponent. We have no idea how manv hours pc - dav, days per week, weeks per ear our athletes practice their moves, hone their skills, learn aame strateaies and take home lite lessons. Did vou know that theii " month lona holicLn breaks are shortc ninl to a wtn k hecausc- thcv ha o practice and need to he hac k in K(.rkele . ' Most ol us don t know, see or hiar what is undc rnealh the curtain of a good game. 21 athletics What ' s the biggest sacrifice you made to reach the Olympics? ITif hijigfsl saiTiluv I ' xx- h.id 111 in.ikr is li-aving mv luiiiu- Kiuntry, to li-jw mv trii-nds ami ailapl to a ni-« lili- luTi-. It has niaili ' a hij iiii| a( ' t, a |) sitivi- impact. Ilu- tiMin and tin- loath an l till- stalV i- haw hiTc ar«- iTV !J mkI, aixl HI- (irk toot ' thcr mtv well. Martti Aljand. Freshman. Estonia Mens Swimming. 100 200 Breaststroke Actually I don ' t Tecl that I haM- had lo make anv sai- ritkcs. It ha.s always been a clrvam of mine to go to the Olympics, an l everything that I do to work towards that I enjoy. Coming to Cal has l een a total henellt for me, clelinitely not a sacrifice there. I love the lilestyle of an athlete. Lauren Boyle. Sophomore. New Zealand Women ' s Swimming. 800 Freestyle Relay It i.sn ' t all al out training; a big part of your training is recovery, and doing things outside the water. One thing I had to sacrifice is all the things I do in .school ■ - and in swimming, I don ' t have much lime to do other things. Jernej Codec. Senior. Slovenia Men ' s Swimming. 50 Freestyle " ' ■ ••■ Qi ' Onj and I (top righo Senior Emily Silver practices for the 400-mctcr freestyle relay AX the summer garner in Beijing. Silver was a member of the U.S. learn at the 2007 World University Games, where she won a gold medal in the 400 free rela and a 5ilver in the 400 medlev relav. During the .2007-08 follege dual M-awn. she recorded over 10 individual first-place fmishes (in dual meets). (right) Senior and native Slovenian Jernej Codec flies off the block for the 50-meter freestyle. A member of Cal ' s 2(X)8 Pac 1 champion 200 free, 200 medley and 400 medlev relavs. Codec also competed in the 2004 Olympies for Slownia on the 400 medley relav team. 92 athletics bears in al ' s atmosphere helps student-athletes realize olympic dreams 3ry by John Sodsbury, Associole Media Relotions Director I )iM ipliiu ' iTM-voraiiif. I l. r(l work i Inttlliiji ' nn-. Amliition. All arc Hails ncjuiriil in oriKr lo sucuvii at a . hallcnying an l ilomamJing sih x)l suih |)ix rcs.s rs might lu r a Noln ' l IVi i-, one ol your frll jw stuili-nt.s might Ix ' doini; something intri ' tlihli- in siirnce or |x)liliiN or thr arts, nun vou go to tlu- |xk)1, ihi- track, tjii- g ni, thi- wi-ight r x)m, vou st-c- thi-M ' |X ' opk ' vjing • llni i-r itv ol faiilornia lTioM ' sami ' iharacloristic-s to not onlv maki- an Olympic s |ua l, hut to medal. Thcv 1m) lUtvsNarx to i()m|xto on tlu- highest ol interna make vou learn here; tluv make vou go tlu- extra mile. (luTsixirts stages - the Ohiiipics. lot ol jx ' oplc talk about how hea v that degree weigks, but Not aiiniidentalK, man vouni; men and wonu-n who I look at it as not so much the priKluil, hut the pnxess anil if testi-«l themst-l es ilaih as students at Cal, tlu- No. the education vou get. " nublit universitv in the nation, lia e also Ixien v ng Corse ' s opinions on the potential of student-athletes n-pn-st-nt tluir honu- tountnes at the 2008 Summer mpii. in IVi jini;. The attitudes and personalities ncccssar - to Ix " success- in all a.spt-c " ts ol life an- nu)lded aiul developecl bv the competing for the 01 -mpics come from experience. I li- loai lu-d tlu- U.S. men s water polo team at lx)th the 1992 and 1996 Oh-mpics; the " 96 squad listed live former Goklen Bears on the roster, including current Cal men ' s . thletii IX ' partnunl, which ha.s a mission to teach, water p)lo coach Kirk Everist. ■ -e, compete and excel - perhaps not the same as the " This Universit)- is going to show you how to get up, " Ttipic motto of faster, higher, stronger, but still noble Corso added. " But nobcxlv ' s going to do it for you; you aLs which contribute to success on an OKnipic level. " It takes a special kind of student-athlete to succeed the Universilv of California, " said Director of . thletics kIv Barlx)ur " Our culture at Cal is one of stri ing lor -atncss in all aspects of vour lile. 1 believe the attitudes xcvllence that our student athletes displa athleticallv, idemicallv, smialK an l in the lommunitv are all part ol leloping into the type of individual that c-an compete th the Ix-st athletes in tfie W(jrld. " R)r the filth time in the last six vcars, Cal finished in lop 10 in the nation in the Directors ' Cup standings, lich niea-sure overall excx-llence in an athletic program. have to learn to do that vourself. Of tlu- live Cal guy s in 1 996, we could have easily gone with kids from other uni versilies, but there ' s something about the kills from Cal; 1 think ihev are a lot tougher mentallv. " Throughout its history, Cal representatives have made 336 appearances in the Olympic Games, anil Golden Bears have laptureil 143 medals.That tradition ol exci 1 lence continues to push iTirrent Cal student-athletes to strive that much harder, to reach that much lurther to lol low in those looLsteps ol greatness. " It reallv is motivating to walk into Spieker Aquatii Complex and walk past that board with all du- Olvnipians ce ihe Ix-ginning of the 200607 sc-a-soius, the Golden p)sted, " said Cal swimmer Dominik .Meiclurv. who will represent Switzerland in liis second Olvmpic-s this sum niir " It motivates vou, makes vou reali e whv vou put in tliat ellort. I know 1 want lo Ix ' on the lx)aril agaui! " Men ' s crew cxjach Steve Gladstone sees Cal ' s student adileles as |x)ssi-ssing manv ol the charaiti-ristics neeileil lo Ix-come elite-level athletes, while also piinling to du- past as nurtivation for the current Golden EJears ■ Cal ' varsilv eight, as a unit, achieved legendary status in OKtn pic lore, vv inning gold nu-dals in 1928, 1932 .mil 194S " When VI )U see pictures on the walls of tlu- be .il In uise and VI lu set- th.it thesi- [x-ople dial vou know, vour peers, arv doing diese things, it makes it a reality lor voursi-ll and I lliink clearly that ' s a stimulant, " said GlaiLstone " .Mv guess would Ix- that no odier university ha.s the aiadeniii rigor and du- levi-l of aUiletii |x-rlorm.ince that we h.iv - irs have earnetl 16 top- 10 finishes nationally, includ live national team championships. Thirtei-n inilividuals e capturx-d national titles and 7 5 studi-nt athli-les were r ognized as All-. mcricans in their respective sports in . 16-07 alone. . s an institution, Cal is recognized as one ol the pre rr universities in the world. Fulbright Scholars, Gug- ih -im R-llows and Nolx-I Prixe vvinni-rs dot a fai-ultv 1 i-ducales elite students who advance lo great success he fields of business, entertainment and politics - as well iilhK-tiiM. While i-xcellenci- is ilemandi-d from a stuilent v tilled with lolly goals and aspirations, the schiK)l is iigned to a.s.sist its students in how to reach those- leM-ls m-atne s; and the . lhleti 1 )t-|)artnu-nl strives to a.ssi.st |)upils in llu-ir |uest lor sporting spli-ndor. Hen- at Cal, you are n-ally pushc- l to sucxved; they hen-. I would a-ssume the charaiteristii-s to do Ixrth would It try to make vou fail, " said S»-an .VLilumev, a Cal Ix- the same. " s mmer s|x-tiali jng in breaststroke. " It ' s one of du- Ix-st While Cal ' s suixvss as a university is on display aniund I igs about Cal; everyone ' s trying to help you. Kvervone the world thn ugh the acrompli-shments of its alumni. I talk to, vour coaches, the traini-rs, vour profes.sors, the evidence of the iU ' eiliveness ol the sihiKil as a pniv ryone Ls then- lor vou. I think dial ' s one ol the rcisons inggn)und lor elite atliletes was on display lhis. ugust in U is so gn-at in academics and in sports " I3eijing. A nvonl 46 (cum-nl, former and ini-oming) Cal " You ' n- sumiunded bv exielk-niv, " said C;olden B«-ar alhleles from 18 difiennl tountries |iartid|Mti- l in the men ' s water polo coach Rich Corso. " One of vour Games, six of diem Hnoaching|xisilions. Suiitil K ' lnp. Shr KX) mitir lij.t.triiki- mil 200 nwirr intlividiul mriilev o-rnu in Brijuig. TmI, who rarnri] .Ml . mcrinn homirt It Cal fruni 2005 07, al parliiipilrd in the 2(XJ0 anil 2004 (ilvmpu« «id holdt 14 Hong Kong rrcordt. M 40 participants six coaches eight sports luskcllull (nu-ii ' sl. |u l i( MinH-n ' »l, nminj; (nn-n ' u-nnH (wfinu-n s), ir lu-n ' s jimI HiHm-nN nju-r |Milo (nu-n ' s mhI vvimiiii ' s) reprcieniirifi 18 countries Krj il, C ' jiutlj, t nulu, I sliMiu. Iliing Kmig. Ir.in. Kr« ' l. 1 ilhiunij, Mt-«uii. N -« A-jLihI.IIh- HiilippiiM-s, l Un l, S-ri u. Slii i-nU, Snil«-rlaiKl.TKiiUn I.Trinkl»tl Ikliilupi. llnilnl Sljtiii dJJinif to 143 medals (8igi l l, IS siKir, jimI 2 lininn-) Mim In Cliikk-n IV-jrs in tin- hi«liw fit lh.-ir prtHipjINin in iIk- I )Km( k- (mwv 112(1). 93 Ljmmer Olympics waSer polo ' s lucky 13th IisjIiUuiiyijn striki- 1 mh . ,il li.a t wliin il i iim to (.dl nii-n ' s water polo. On IXx ' . 2 No. 2-rankttl Calilomia men ' s water polo team (28-4, 7-1 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Rtleration) suctx-sslullv delcndt-d it.s national title agaiast USC. Pacx-cl b a strong defease and two goals apiece trom seniors . ilam Halev and Zac Moasees, the Golden Bt-ars upi-nde l No, I ranked USC, 8-6, In the NCAA Champioaship at . ver .Aquatics Center on the Stanford campus. With the win, Cal c7iptuR- l its NC. ' A-Rvord 1 ?th national title and topjvd thcTrojaas lor the secomi year in a row in the champioaship match. " Our guvs plavi-d gn-at defeasiwiv, " said head awch Kirk E eri.st, who leil Cal to liack to-hack NC. A tilli-s for the first time sincv the 1990 thn)ugh 1992 seasons. " Wc pla x ' l giTeat team deleasi- and lound wavs to stx)R- goals. We had some great indi idual ellorts, " he said. " .Adam I lalev ' s goal In the secxind period was detinilelv iasplring. To win champloaships, ou have to have .someone else Ix-sides the Rgular scorts step-up. We had a lot i ' ( great ellorts Irom a lot ofdillercnt people to win this title. nd, ohxioaslv the la.st point of defense Ls the goalie, and Mark SheRxlv was a wall. " Winning an NC. ' V.A champioaship is an lmpR " s.sive feat, let alone twicx- In a inw. " It ' s extR-melv dillicult to repeat, " said Everist after the win. " .As a player, I got to Cal when wv struggled and indid vvilii Ivuk tci l .K k i lurnpionships. It ' s not an ias thing to ilo. " It would cxTlainlv W- an understatement to sav that Cal finished the si-a.s )n on a high note. The Golden Bi-ars pla ed hat E erist called tlieir Ix-st game of the si-a-son, leading theTrojans hy as many as thR-e goals at the end of the fourtli quarter. " These guvs had so much energy " said E erist . " Wi- were ai le to gi-nerate our olleasi- out ol our deleasi " The team ' s fiercx- defease and quick counterattack were a theme thniughout the si-asf)n.The men startiil it oil with a l angat the Na ()[K ' n, winning two games on Si-pt. 1 antl blowing past their .Sept. 2 opponents ■ Johns Hopkias, 2i- ?, and St. Prantis, 20-6. On Sept, 8 the team extendi-d its winning stR-ak to five, handily defeating Pacific, 2 1-7. The GoUlen Bears continuitl to bRi ' e pa.st the comjxtltioii, onlv losing to USC, 9-8, on ,Si-pt. 16 In the NorCal ()|xn and Stanford, 10-9, on No . 17 In sudden-ileath. " In a lot of wavs wc wcr- a bi-tter team, " said E erist, ol this year ' s squad, " These guvs jast tixik that to lieart. " ' I ' he team was paced oIleaslveK by attacker MIcliael Shari, who set a Bears rctioRl for goals In a season with 98, scoring In e en game excx-pt the c hamploaship agaiast USC. Delease w as the team ' s real focus this sea.son. Named to tile First Team of the NCAA tournament, goalkeeptr .Mark SheR-dv was a vital memlxT on the team, stopping five meter penaltv shots In big games against USC and UCLA. On tile Bears ' counterattack, attacker Zai Muasi hel[xd the Bears all along the way, with two goals in I champioaship game and numeroas steals for a lilen that kept opposing teams liack in the .sc-cxmd hall, Als(i lirst-teani NC.A.A tournament selettion, Moasec In l| catapult the team into the NCA.A tournament «ilh cTltic-al 1 2-9 victory over Stanford In tJie dilrti pllace Mil game on Nov. 26. Tlie final game victory over USC was partiiulai sweet for the Bears, who Ix-gan the sea.son rankixl unanimous second agaiast the No. 1 TR)jaas. Fhe vvatir po cxjmrftunity was hesitant alx)ut Cal ' s pR)spect.s, esjxxia. after the team lost several stR)ng players to graduati after the 2006 sea.son. " To have a team that had a detx- amount of turnover do this is IncTedlbli, " s,ild Iverist. . the beginning of the sea.son, a lot ol people kind ol WW ' Well, these- guvs will Ix- gofxl but . . . ' " This year ' s team won bv IVxtising on its stnngtlvs ai nx-ating Its own legacy. " We ' ve taken a position lliat «x ' a not defending anvthing, " sald SheR-dv on Oct. 1 7. " What v earned last year Is In the past and can ' t Ix ' taken avvay.Tl Is a diflcR ' nt team with new possibilities and ve don ' t wa la.st sca.son ' s success to influencx- this sea.son ' s ptrtcntial. " I told the guvs ' This Is alx)ut tf Klav, ' " said Everist, aft Cal ' s IX-c. 2 victory. ' " It has nothing to do with the teams the ' 70s or the ' 80s or last year ' s team. ' " 94 athletics lrfl) Scniiir Trent (. ' ahirr 4n t )unii r% Mikr Viinplr u t Sprin.rr VVjnIt n fair 4 xinic nul (luring ihr Ntn g nic againtt UC Ir inc Senior AtUm Half stntrA Willi I IS Irit in thr k ic)IhI ihrrr fiitnutr mrrlimr |H-rhMl to lr«(l thr No I ranked C ' al mrn ' » wjtrr p4»|o team to 4 thrilling 1 1 10 overtime vKlor nrr No S ranked UC lr lnr at Spteker Acfualii ' Complex. (beUm I Senior Mikr »yc% »urvcv ihe talented UC Irvine v]uad on av. 2, 2007. UCl Ma« up 10 9 with 96 ftrcorHU left, but »rnior Mike Have waft able to icorr with two MTiondv left to vend the nulih into overtime. lied at 10. vs olTapain? t UC Irvine on iIxT, ihc No, 2-rjnki (l U-am ssfullr ilvlrndiHl ils national I ihr GoKkn Bi-ars upimK-tl ik ' l use, 8 6, in th.- NfAA ' - ' - ' -lilSunford. " ' ' .. :.. -V In the water with team captain Mark Sheredy Vnior goalii- Mark Slundi «as mh- oI iIk- Goltliii Biar ' ti«- n-luminj; All AnuTi an l " r»»ni iht- J(lOf» lulional i-lumpi Hi liip squacl. SiK ' rvdx was pi-i1afular in fal ' s lhrillini 7- ii1or i«i r USC ' in ibi- 200t tilU- inau-li, r -tiinlino I? sa f. lo help liini t-arn nrM-U-ain All Aim-riia ami NC ' AATouriianunt M l ' honors. In 2001. the San Jos«- naliii- hi ' lp tl lh - lk ' ar i-arn anollu ' r national inmn. IK- wax also luminj lirxt team All American, first -team All- Nt A A Tournament ami m-«imhI team All- Ml sr. Ilehati 24 saxes in 27 niatehes ( .?2 saxes piT yame), imliMling 21 saxx-s in the 2(107 NC ' AATournament, uith 1 1 saxes (ami a MfK ' kesJ fixe-meier peiultv shot) versus USC in the 2(1(17 tills- match. Is there any added pressure being one of the team captains this season? I think that it tlelinitelx a l l some essure. I tlcHl ' l xxanl to let ailx Has a special rivalry developed between Cal and USC since they always seem to face each other in tournament finals? hs4itulelx, ' Iliis nxjlrx isi-jsilx M-en in anx ileltut In-lxxi-en iIh- txxo leams. During the summer league things got i -all_x hi-att-tl in the- Nati maK tournament s i xxe km-xi it xxas |m-xH-ix liir iIr- uptxHiiing »:a.« n. I f»- I then- is an enormous amount ot rx-spe 1 U-txuvn the l»» Iranu ami «e liMik lorxxanl ti taxing USC again later m th.- vasiin. What advice would you give someone conside ring playing water polo at the University of California? Work h.ml in itraxtiie, stuxlx lurtl in ssIi.m.1 ll Pholox by M, Phor- 95 ' n ' s woter polo ah all-star cast Women ' s soccer shuts out ten teams, goes 1 5-5-1 Slory by Coitlin Green ond Amon Muhor m f anvonc knows how to defend a goal, it has got to recipients in the midfield in senior Caroline I ta am 1 be the Cal women ' s soccer team. The lail Bears sophomore Kelly Menaihof. On the frontline were started the season with four straight shutouts senior Stephanie Wieger, junior Valerie Barnes am against Columbia, Colorado College, Cal State sophomores Lisa Kevorkian and Torrey Dclaplane all Bakersfield, and Vermont. " I liked the level of energy of whom were part of the forward rotation in 2006. they had, " said Cal llrst-vear head coach Neil McGuire, " Our players have a strong belief in each other, " who spent the last two seasons as head coach at Texas said McGuire. Although Cal lost against Cal State I u Tech. " I think the girls did a verv good job " lerton, Missouri, Stanford, UCL. and LISC, the team Very gfxnl, indeed. The team went on to blank bounced back each time. .After the Oct. 2 1 loss against another six teams this season, including Santa Clara UCLA, the Cal women won seven consecutive games, on Sept. 30 in an upset that moved Cal from No. 22 including the then 16th ranked Santa Clara in the first to No. 11 in the rankings. Freshman forward Alex round of the NCAA Tournament. Morgan scored her second game-w inning goal of the Junior foryvard Nikki Schrey came oil the bench weekend to give Cal to a 2-0 win over top ranked and to record what eventually proved to be the game previously unbeaten Santa Clara at Buck Shaw Sta winning goal in the 42nd minute. Schrey received a dium. " I am happv for the girls, " said .McGuire. " This through ball from sophomore midfielder Katie Cakes win wasdescrved.Weplaved well against a very good and shot the ball from 15 yards past Santa Clara ' s Santa Clara team. " charging goalkeeper. Bears junior forward Valerie With a mix of experienced veterans, a No. 5- Barnes then started the counter attack by connecting ranked incoming class, and a motivated new coach, with Cakes. " The goal came otT great vision from Ka Cal looked to advance far into the NCAATournament tic [Cakes] and V ' al IBarnesJ, " said Schrey. " I tried to this season. The Bears brought in two top 15 recruits focus on exploiting the spaces in the backiine when in Megan Jesolva, who can plav in the back, midfield I went in. When Katie and I both went in, wc saw it, or up top, and goalkeeper Jorden Kussmann. Morgan and it worked. " also proved to be a major asset to the team: leading This combination of team chemistry and individual Cal in points (18) and goals (8) despite missing four talent carried the team all the way to the second round games with a knee injury; earning .Ml-Amcrica Hon of the NCAATournament on Nov. 18. Although Cal ors from Soccer Bu and Soccer America (along with rallied late in regulation to send the game into over- Jesolva and senior defender Courtney Hooker); and time, the women lost a penally kick shootout, 7-6, being .selected for the US Under-20 National Team. against No. 2 Stanford. " 1 said all season long that we " Alex has produced a spark wc needed this time of the were as good as any team in the country, " said coach season, " said .McGuire, after the Santa Clara win. " She .McGuire. " Talent-wise, effort-wise, athleticism wise scored some very nice goals, but she couldn ' t have and discipline-wise we proved that today, and the ay done it w ithout her teammates " we played recently. There ' s no question that Stanford The team ' s succes.scs were a collective effort from is a quality team, but California is also. " the frontline, backiine and midfield. Cal returned The Golden Bears concluded their season with a seven starters and six seniors who had all seen a lot 15-5-1 record and numerous honors from the Pac- 10, of plaving time for the Biars. Returners Hooker, se- NSCAA All- West Region, Soccer Bu , and Soccer nior Kristine Reija, and junior Nkechi Kanu all played America. The Bears were 7-0 1 over their final eight major roles in 2006 from Cal ' s dominant backiine. games, helping the school finish the tail season No. 1 The returning class also featured two Pac- 10 honor in the Directors ' Cup standings. (right) Freshman Megan Jesolva stakes out the field on Oct. 19, 2007 against use. The then No. 14 Cal lost to No. i use, 3-0, in its Pac 10 home opener at hcKs ards Stadium . The Trojans held a 1 2-6 shot advantage, but both teams registered five shots in the second half, which featured pcricxlic light rain. Senior midfielder Caroline Lea paced Cal with three shots, jesolva, freshman EmiK Shibau, and junior Valeric Barnes cacli lcx)lt one shot for the Bca 96 atiiletics 1 Justin Gon OQQ (Icit) VipjMimiirr I ' lrwirdTorrt- iJi ' lanUnr riin c» (l(»Mn ihr (iciti on Scpl. 2H, ?(X)7 igiinti Sami Mjrv The vKiiin impro ril ihc tram ' rrtard to 7 2 overall with ilA «rvcnlh ihutout I ( thr M-u4in , " I thought xtit i v»% our best [HTformam f of the xri on in terms of iur olTi-nsc ■ Mid f l hrid . r»ach Neil McOuirr. (lower lf(t ( I-re hman forward Alex Morgan lace the Saml Marv ■ lefense on Sept 28, nx)7. Morgan netted three goals to propel Cal to a 4-0 ictor . Alex his had a fairlv dilTit. ' ult la t %ix monOis w iih an ACL tear and an ankle tn}ur% at the siart of preieawin. " said Ca head tx»ach Neil McGuirc. " This is a testament to her wwrk ithic 1 ... 1 Tlie « ork paid . (T. and she ' s deserving of these goals for sure On the road with Caitlin Hannegan Courtesy Michoel Pimen How happy is the team to return home after playing on the road? Il i M) iiiiv III grt III |ilj M l«imi- agjin! gn-il Ifi I«m- iiiir lionu- inmd. I l.i iiij; jl honu- jii5l mi inui li nmn- lun. ami «i- njIK In lo iliiiiiiiuli ' on iiur liiinu- llilil. Ntil I " iinnliiiii « ' « juM ImdI lo ira il all llic liiiu-. Ii ' n oiiiiftirliiij; Did the team do anything fun on road trips? Wluli m- IrjX ' lol lo Sjii Dkgii |iii S«| liliilHr|. »•■ gol lo il Mrgan ' s iJinoKjI jihI Ijuric-V (Garlnlll houw» for Irani tlinniT%. Il w j» « gnal lo «• ■ our u-aninuliN ' houv , i «. II j« liang oul w illi « niui h ol iIk- t ' al tuxx-r laniily Wmy if IriimK ami laniilv «rrf liowii in San Diigo, a» mil a» AMA INi; IihhI! iWing on lli.- nwl «i niuih lan Ik hani, bill viniv honu- Kwik,tl nu-al» rv-allv nuke Imi ' ling anil ilillinni i ilii- lifl mon- iilii- Iiimihv 97 .vomen s soccer what could have been k The rise, fall, and final win of 2007 Cal football S»ory by Amon Muhor 98 othletics ai-ason »uth i» thi could not Ivivc (h .t. ijikt ' il Mjih an mon- i-mtition. .inxu-l , xi ' ilcmcnt. thrill, ami a da h of diup [iiiintmrntThis is a M-a-tnn that will nc cr 1)1 li.i;;i.iun the vasfm that could havr fH-rn With intliM lual highlights, our lineup was unstoppahU- Thfv pourt-d ihi-ir hearts on the field, and it showed. Alter a disappointing loss to the Tennessee ' olun leers in 2(X 6, the Bears sent the isiting team run iiing home, 4 V i1 , in the 2007 season opener on Sept. . ' . " It was a big «in, no question about it, " said head toaih Jell Tedlonl. " We ' se been tarrying this silh us for a year. Our guys played very, ycry well. They were ready emotionally and physiialK. I ' m just real proud i t them. " Just two minutes into the game, Cal linebacker Worrell Williams returned a fumble for the first touchdown It vsas only the beginning, but already the stands were wild and the momentum was et. " Their ICal ' s] fans were really into it, " saidTcn- ni-ssi- head coach Phillip Fulmer " (Memorial Stadium) IS a g M d, tough en ironment to pla in, but it s those ele en on the field that make it tough " The Bears went on to beat Colorado State, }4 ?8, on Sept. 8. Wide receiser DeSean Jackson, who had an amazing 77-yard punt return for a touchdown against Tennessee, showed the Rams magnificent foot- work - circling left, decking a corncrback and racing down the sideline for a touchdown. With those wins underneath their helmets, Cal flew by Louisiana Tech, 42- 1 2, moying up to No. 8 in the rankings. The season continued to thri c. A historical yvin was made at Oregon ' s Aulzen Stadium - Cal hadn ' t won there since 1987. It was close, but on Sept. 29 they did win, i -24, in a sudium of 59,27? fans, an ut en record. But Cal fans weren ' t only watching the Bears play, ith three big games that yyeekend, it yyas excite- ment after excitement after excitement. When three teams ranked higher than Cal lost, the Golden Bears moycd up in the ranks to No. i. On Oct. 6, a shocking ictory by Stanford over USC had Cal fans cheering I or our ri al in red. Rir his first career start. Cardinal quarterback Tayita Pritchard led the team to a stim- ning 24-2 ? win at the Trojan stadium. The Tnijans had not lost at home since 200 1 . tccntinueJ on page HX ) ( left jahtid Bc« ukcs dowii j LnuuufuTrch plasrr on S rpt. 1 S. Best. Cals prized frrWunan tailKaek. look j screen piM 1 b vanl» for his firs! career louchtltns-n reception michAn ihrtiugh the third quarter. ( far left I Linehackers Worrell Williams and . nthons Felder help defeat Louisiana Tec-h. 42 I J. in Memorial Sudium " They ' re aggreMise. " said Lxni Teth plaverWeldon Brtnc-n, on playing agam5t Cal " Tho capitalized schen we made mi takes Thes re in the top 10, » they ' re one of the great teams. Vou can ' t make too man« mis- lakes against these guss. " 99 --ibaN (iontmutJ from x«)r W; Thi- Bi-ar had n l rankiil tRs high sinci- 1 957. Not only w .v. thi- li-aiii |x-r(i niiini; im |5 int. Ixit iiKli i liial plaxfn. wi-n- in thi- s|)iilln;ht a «i-ll. At]ilrtf «vrv pl xil in sj-Mra) watih lists, runxtl stTnitiiulisLs and (inilints for ou ' ards aixl, in dx- iVLsi- ol IX-.Van Jj .k.vHi, cwn li-atuntl cm th«- nni-r i l ivr Wix inc. With J ti-ani liki- tlut oral a Ivinli- l ik- iical«l laas Homtcoming Wtt-k has ix- vr witncssitl suc-h a blur ami gokl lilUtl lanipus lli«stinij On ' ym Statr (m (Xl. I , tin- siailiuni was monni; wi-il lx-ti n- tix ' kiikoll. hir ntlsliirt ku kup |uar tcrhack Kc Tn Rik- , the pressure from students, alumni, and jxvNious piTlom anix- nia haw Ixvn t(«) mm h. The No. 2 Heap, just ran out ol time, losinj) Jl-28 alter a onntitnvrsial pla - b ' Rile -. " Kcxin plawd a gutsy game, " said Teilliinl " He ilkl a er nin ' j li kitpint; his n mip )sure aw-iiivst . er gixxl ik ' lease. 1 le did a tine jot) lor his tirst limi- out. In tin- beginning he was ncr%tjus, but I thought he settled dawn . " 11 Cal hail wtm, the Bears wouki ha e mifttil to tlie No. I spot. .•Mter tlx- On-giin State loss, it sivmi-d like the season a.s done with its jumpir -out-of- ' our-scat moments. By Oct. 20, Cal fell in thi- rankings trom No. 2 to No. lO. ' Ilul Satunlav, Cal lost to UCL 50-2l.nv ugh it was anothir k istating loss, DeSean Jackson had a great da ' , with tut) stunning touchdmsTLs arxl nine axx-ptioas. Thi- hole kept getting biggiT. Cal uenl on to lose agaiast Ah zona State, dropping to No. 1 8. After a three game losing streak ami no ehampioaship hopi-s, thi- Bi-ars diiln ' t giM- up Home aiKant e serviil thi-m well on No . 4 agaiast Washington Stati-, who tho- trumped 20- 1 7. " I ' m tired of talking with v ' .ill w ilh mv hi-atl (kiwTi Init now ni hea rs up, " sai(l wick- n-ii i ir I JM-Ile Hawkias. I jm-lxK ki-r Zaeh h lktt agniil, " ' e can linalK have a smile on our face after the game. " Rankiil No. 24, the Biars hostiil No. 12 USC on Nov. 10. r-ans tami- out in tht- dioasands and staviil until the linal .si-amds (k-spite a torrential dowTipiur of rain. The student section re- maimtl stamling and chi-t-ring, though manv won.- pla.stic bags ami a lew lame dn-vsi-il in wet suits. .• lthough both teams had k)st hope for anv national tide, it was still an exiiting gami-. Cal tii-il with thn-i- niinuti-s n-niain- ing! Both teanvs weri- at thi- mem ol the rain, which ne er let up. With such a slipper - tall, no one knew whether it was going to hi- iTimpleteil, dmppiil, or intera-pti-il. .-Xnd lor Cal that last thrrnv, jast Nanls awa Inmi a touclxkiwn, was an inlemption. Cal lost to USC 24 17. Emti after losing, thi- lixai liars weri- all [Miked illi laas chcx-ring the Bears on lor thi- 1 10th Big Gaim-. In anodn-r un fortunate upset, iO- 1 3, the , xc left the Cal campus for the first time in fi e wars. With sui h an ama ing start • Ix-ing rankeil No. 2 (and Nr). 1 onl lingerlips awav) to losing it all - hurt. Ewn though this was the season that might haw been, tin- Golden Bt-ars still finishi-il with a win. Cal claimi-il the Armi-il R)RX-s Bow I Tide agaiast the .Mr Force, 42 !(S " We fia-d cwrv piece of ammunition w e had, " said Air Fort jjchTroN ' Cal houn. " We don ' t haw an thing left in the arsenai ;)xat ' s for sure " Now that ' s going out with a bang. Alel-sc bfiepe 100 othletics Itrandi))! I l.iinj tttii (N(i. })t-nti-r Mniiunal Sudium tor tlic Nm. lObtT t.ilagdimiNn I2USC ' . riu- Ik-ars ilrt-vM ' t] up lor llu- rivjlr ' giiiu-, (1 timing Uinm back unituniu luinur ot CjI ' s |xjwcrtul 197S tram led In (luarlcHiack Jix Kodi.nH ' nnal bluf jcrsos with bnglu vvllovv pant ' t aiit! blotk-C hclmcLs 1 cries ol jm- in the alumni wtlion %hcn ihe plavcn u-d out of thf tunnel, bul iht- Bi-ars ttjuldn ' t niatih dut 1 7) t( ' .itn ' ' Jt vcrlul olJienM, ' . • f I lailKiv k Ju tin h rM-li kads [uik (« Ntn. 10 against USC. x-ti rushed fcir a H-d«jn high ards and a t(iucKd n Ti in the r linal hemic game. " Justin ran 1 l. ' vuti hi-ad oiaih ]el)T»tlinrd thti Tcdford plans C ' als next I vr against IISC ' . The Golden r rruHinfet) a pn HnMng drive Tc gamr final minutes, Injl lost 17 " It dcnniU-K vtings tn kmm wi ' TT i.-k»r, " ukI Jtetv Thomas If " iwl. who nutle 12 t«kles tonni a tumble " It was a little " prr . Init ou lu e to wrap up J tat:klr.You ' T got to pla in am litwm. rain, sitxt »r snmv " bears don ' t like to get wet But for Cal football, we ' ll make an exception Story by Sophia Noor t was a (lark and stormy night, ami rain was falling Iin a t ' imstant mist that didn ' t sivm tci make things ovi-rjv wvt, iiut iTcatod puddles just the same. Sound like- the JHginning to a murder mystery? It ' s ailually eieryone ' s impression of our last home game against USC on Nov. 10,2007. I was amhivalent al out going. Everything outside was a wet hluish-gray color, save for the sparse bright hue ol the occasional umbrella. Luckily I knew my knee-high, bright pink rainboots would serve me well, so I trudged outside wearing the boots, two sweaters, a scarf, and a beanie that looks like Curious George. The first obstacle was getting to the stadium. I ' ve never seen so many people, and the p inch( imlustry surely made a fortune that day. I felt st)rry for the people who had to wear red ponchos Ix-cause everyone was lrunkenlv shouting at them. Bv now it was raining harti, and like a religious pilgrimage we all trekked through the mud up to the stadium. Once inside, thoui h, I realized that mv pn-ss pass said " photo. " As a writer - definitely not photographer all I had was my little K Hlak Ea.syshare camera. Laugh all vou want, but I was now concerned aliout Ix-ing thrown oil ' the field. 1 realizetl I wouldn ' t even Ik- able to write, since it was raining. Clutching my sopping wet notebook just to look official, I ewntually foun«l the Blue Gold photographer and tagged along, marveling at the atmosphere. If vou ' ve ever plaved any of the Madden fcxttball video games, and you .set the weather to " rain at night, " that is exactiv what it felt like to Ix- in the stadium. It was surn-al. Being right on the sideline is thrilling, a| art from almost ix-ing crushe ! bv two I ' lMitball players leaping into the air to catch a lateral. I was even able to be a stalker anti snap some surreptitious photos of kicker .Andrew Larson, who is known for Ix-ing c|uite p pular with the ladies. Even though we lost, there wen- thousands of Cal fans w ho came out to Memorial Stadium in pouring rain and freezing cold, risking pneumonia, to watch a gann- that we knew might not go imr way. After such a turbulent season, it was heartwarming (and trust me, I was l(M king for anv kind of warmth I could get out on that field) to see Cal f M tball loyalty at its best. I had debatt- l whelht-r or not to go, but I went Ix-causi- I want to Ix- able to say in ten vears, fiftv years, and even next year, that I stiMxl in the rain for four h« urs to chi-vr for Cal footl all. An«l I know that every Cal fan vh i went is glad that he or shi- lan sav the same thing. 101 .iboll abcn ' C)Thc Cal men warm up Witter Rugby Fk-ld on Feb. 20, 2008 for the match against the Universitv of British Columbia, Althuoi h the Bears stumbled out of the gate, thev pulled through tor a J2- 17 victory. " .Ml in all. it was a lesson- rich affair which will help us down the road " uid head coach Jacic Clark. (right, far right) Cal ruggers arc truly tested for the first time on Feb. 20, 2008 against their longtime rival University of British Columbia. The Golden Bears responded well, erasing a I 2-S halftime dcfiLil with a 24-point second half to come awav with a 2 1 victor in the first leg of the annual " Word Cup " series against UBC. " It was sloppv. uncontrolled play, a li)i of turnovers and dropped balls, " said jutuor prop SeanWilhelmv of Cal ' s first-half pcrturmance. " Once we to »k control of the ImII and handled it a bit better, it came around in the second half. " AIIPhoiosb» ' - ' |f ' ' | 102 athletics make it a perfect fifth 1 ;al ruggers stretigthen dynasty with fifth straight national title ry by Coitlin Green ond Amon Muhar Whjt K-tttT w av to start the season than bv beating inloril (82 1 5, no loss) and keeping the Serum Axe L ' al. ' The game was also the first baik lor Unk Louis jnfill. who returned from the Rugbv World Cup, here he scored two tries for the U.S. National Team. lothinp better than plaving on Witter Rui b lieKI a nice, sunnv dav with vour buddies in the blue and Id, " he said. We couldn ' t agree more. The Cal men ' s love lor the oame certainlv inslated to the score board. Senior outside center irv Golding had a hat trick on Jan. 2 J, helping the ars to an 82-1 5 victory over Santa Cruz. " Cal sets bar in all of college rugbv, " said Santa Cru heatl ai h Robbie Bellue, a Cal alumnus w ho plaved uniler igtmie Cal head coach Jack Clark. The sunnv skies didn ' t last long, though (literally, at Nt ). Cal defeated Chico 52- 5 in a freezing rainstorm feb. 2, bringing their record to 8-0 on the sea.son. e Old Mission Beach . thletic Club, however, ' uldn ' t be so casv. The onlv team to beat Cal in 1)7. OMBAC was one of the toughest challenges the season. The two powerhouse teams faced oil Feb. 8 in San Diego, where sheer passion mav e accounted lor some overzealous plavs on both es. " It was a hard-fought game, OMB. C definitely ught it, " said Golding, who started the match after enduring a weeklong absence from training with tli. Ilu. " We stuck to our game plan, to plav as a team within ourselves rather than inilixiduals. " Needless to sav, Cal ruggers returned home with a 57 I 5 victor under their helmets. 1 heir return al.so signaled the .start of a monlhloni; homestand of victory alter victory: Sacramento Stati 50- }; Saint Mary ' s College, 78-22; British Columbi., ?5 17; Utah, 57-?; New Mexico, 72-0; Santa Clar.i. 55-0; and Texas . M, 76-0. The last home match, on March 20 against English side St. Cuthbert ' s RFC i l Durham University, again lell in Cal ' s lavor, 41-33, Even on March 26, when Cal sutlercd its only loss of the entire season against British Columbia, the team still won the " World Cup " series. The Bears lost their first match against UBC, 27-22, but won the sccoml match b enough to take the Cup back to BcrkcK " The series means a lot to us, and we ' re thanklui i- be able to take the Cup back to Berkeley, " said team captain and senior Hanker Rikus Pretorius. " But I don ' t think we would be the team that we are if wi didn ' t want to win every game. " It was smooth sailing back in the states, where the ruggers vanquished the Tennessee blunteers, 102-?. to reach the quarterfinals, Cal Poly, 74-6, to reach the semifinals, and Saint Mary ' s, 41-31, to reach the finals. On .Mav 3, the Golden Bears defeated BYU, 5 ' » 7, to take the 2008 national collegiate championship Pretorius was named M ' P as the Bears tuckeil away their filth straight title and 24th in program history. " Rikus has the biggest heart out there, and 1 was really proud of him, " said scrumhall ZakTriplett. one of seven Bears to plav their final match in bUu- and gold against BYU. " It ' s the only way to go out . work hard lor as long as we ' re here, and it ' s nice whin the hard work turns into something really special. " in .March, FVetorius called playing his last hoiu match at Cal " a very emotional thing. We ' ve been playing here so long ami it ' s such a cherished place. 1 was trying to take it all in, and it wasn ' t a distraction, definitely a motivation. It just made me realize the huge appreciation 1 have wearing these colors ami playing on this field. " The squad ' s seniors did more than lead . .ii i " another national title; ihev helped build upon a legacv of excellence. " It was an honor wearing the blue and gold and playing with Rikus, louis, Gary, Trips and Welch all playing their final game at Witter, " said freshman prop Jeremy Deterding. " Being able to leai : Iriim these guvs was a great experience. " |The national title] is a great tribute to the- voung men, " said head coach Clark. " To Iront up i their academics and on the athletic field, then he at tli. lop of the medal stand, is almost surreal. " Coach Jack Clark celebrates 25 years JjtL t ' LrLlHijiiii ' iIm- M lh(M-.Hlruglii tiuthin llni er%il tU i ' jIiliiriiM hiMi r jflrr w l Nt m-jmio, l(»ll n(inp imii fiT a« jii ,t« i«ljiil iiiHler Nf«l . n«UTMin. t ' lUtli i ' Uri liNik ilk- Ik ' liti jIttT j«u«ievUul l HillulldjMlru} ln (4n-t-r jt t ' jl tlul uj« lollimiil liv |mM (i llegutt- rui;tn tjni|ui};n« iHi ilk II. S NalKHurii ' jin t ' Uri ' |il « j% j llnili l Sljl. « I aj;le ejrik- l him j » k»l ihi ilk- i rl(l X ' leaiii llul pljtttl llk-WiIJi Niiliiaul It-am ilurill| il« IMIIO n-nUiuiu! ivIflM-jikm in C ' anlifl. CowlWY MKhod IVi«niel After two years as an assistant coach you became only the sixth head coach in Cal rugby history, and now you are entering the homestretch of your 25th season at the helm - what are your thoughts on this milestone? h xiill J priMJe e In Ik- Cji ' v ru ln tiui-ll. I l ne iiuthinv; jiilKiiill -i;i ■ ■ ■■ " ■ • ■ ■■ IrjtU ' it C ' al.nk-piisilMiniMi ' l nilhiiul iu mgnMlnR■nl . bill I ' m (-n| ning m oiji ing mm m »v than mrr hdiicr. What are the most challenging aspects of your role as steward of the Cal rugby program? We an- IrMiig In K iIk Um. lJlKlJnU jr m ri liii aikl ihere ixn ' l nimli nkiiii li»r ern»r. Ilk-n- arv mi — rui n leam thai ha e iheir %ighl« mi u% vwn M-a m.Thi lan make tor a iliirHull laiMlMa|k-. " Ilk- Ik-vl eika«h«-« im i»ur campus just Uikk all tliMrattkkis tiul and i -l im uith Mr ii-ins; llk-ir Uamx. Il " like lh»- iiM uvinj;: If «iu uaiil a Irieikl. t ' l a«l » . Can you describe the close relationship with your supporters both wit hin the athletic administration and at Urge, alumni and otherwise? The lailhlul. aN « ■ n-ler li th -m lh«- alx- ih.- m « Urtal aikl t -ik-niut Makelkilih-r v nKip inuginalile. TIk- are a M»urii III in | irati in lor ii . Vf Kvl a " ' ' ' ' i i..- 11 . ki k Mart iiur etkhmtm-nl aikl tai iliu lampaii ?n varA ajki. Ikil in truth. il ' mufr than a catihphraM ' lt ' »hal ne li-el in iMir Ik-arls. How important is Cal rugby ' s tradition to your team ' s success? Us uiuleiiiahle lii l.vl part iJ MMnelhing laip-r than xitufM-ll Is a |Mmi-riul i- p(-ri«-tkr. It lM lp« u% tii kft-p ihe it-am lirst ami imfM-Ixes M- -f«kl. 1k-n it ' all said and tliHu-. It wim ' l U- aUrtil ln»|ilik-s. it mil Ik- aKiut. dkkjhh-r til slkHiliKT. gnini lull nH-a urt- Itir iKir tlnni-rMt and tram. It ' s mA pnuilik ' In ff-t to this plaiv Mithiwl thinkini: n( MKir tlniirrsitv anti tram in a rkiiJ wa . 103 All Pholos by Jusi n GoM 104 othlelics himK flHrJ 40 I jbovr) Sophomore guard Patrick Christopher (No. 2)| fighu U t the basket against Alaska on Nov. H. Christopher tcored 12 points, iiicluciing Ovc thrt-t ' -pointrrs. and sophomore forward K an Ander Min jddfd 2 i more to lead Cal to a KX) 42 exhibition ictor . en ' s basketball soars by Coillin Gfeen ond Aman Muhar a ing been picked to tinish No. 7 in llif I ' ac 10 Conleri-nce rate, the men ' s basketball team had something to pro c at the 2007- 2008 season opener. On Nov. 14 Cal de- aied Southern .Mississippi, 67- 59, in a game that had ervone sitting on the edge of their scats, including le doctors. .Alter sitting out most of the 2006-2007 ason with a loot injurv. Senior center DeVon liar n dunked, swatted and showed everyone whv he was tpected to be a first-round NB. ' draft pick in 2008. ilh 1 8 points, 1 4 rebounds and four blocks, " DeVon elt much saved the dav down the stretch for us, " 111 head coach Ben Braun. " He anchored us inside, ■ made it tough (for Southern Mi.ss| to get to the rim id he did that w ith some o( our guvs out, not onlv in ul trouble, but injured. " One of those was forward van .Anderson, who was in and out of the training om with an eve injury, but still managed I I points id five rebounds. .Anderson hail no vision problems the following eek when the Bears beat the Colonels, 74-62, on ov. 1 1 . Anderson and guard Patrick Christopher red a combined 51 points, with .Anderson match- g his career high of 27 points. Hardin al.so had his lOth career blink, becoming one of onlv four Cal avers to reach that milestone. With two games under their net, Cal went on to ■at San Oiego State, 77-69, on Nov. 24.; Nevada, 74- , on Nov. 28; and .Missouri, 86 72, on Dec. 2. The n didn ' t end there. Cal hosted the Jack.son StateTigers on Dec. 5, onlv cLivv them alive, 1 17-74. " Rvan .Anderson showed ' U that he ' s our scorer |2 ? points), " said Braun. " .And itrick Christopher just was on fire and was able to get easy baskets, " scoring a career high 26 points. The victory over Jackson State was the first time in 40 years that the Bears went 60. Cal faced their first challenge on the road, though, when they couldn ' t hold up against the Wildcats. Kansas State beat Cal, 82-75, in the first loss of the season. Cal went on to beat Delaware on the road, but only to come back to a heartbreaking first home loss of the season. Tied with two seconds to go, Utah ' s Shaun Green scored for a 67-65 lead on Dec. 22. With just 1 .4 .seconils left, the Bears had no magic tricks to beat the clock. Having our hearts i)roken once, no Bear was re.idv lor another. The players didn ' t let that happen, as Cal took down all opponents to win the Cjokleii Bear Clas sic. The momentum carried to Jan. 5 when the Bears opened the Pac-10 .season with a victory over LISC, 92-82. Now that ' s a great way to start the new year! " I really was proud because USC is very talented, and every time they made a run, every single time, we had to answer the call, " said Braun. If onlv the streak had continued, when Cal hail con.secutive upsets to UCL.A, Oregon, .Arizona State, .Arizona, and Stanford. Finally on Feb. 1 Cal came back to shock Washington State, 69-64, with the help of 27 points from .Anderson. " We have been so close in so many games, our guvs deserve to win, " . said Braun. " I ' ve seen the pain in their eves. No one knows what they ' ve gone through. " Despite playing without an ill Hardin, Cal com pliteil a sweep of the Washington sihools, when it claimed victory against Washington, 79-75, on Feb. 2. Christopher finished with 20 points, and Jerome Handle added 16 for the Hilars. Anderson hit II of 19 shots, four 3-pointers and scored 50-plus points for the fourth time this season. He also grabbed 17 re bounds and was at his best in the second hall when the Bears rallied from a six-point deficit. The rest of the season w as more oti than on , with victories over Oregon State and .Arizona State and losses to Oregon, Arizona, Stanford, V ' ashington State, Washington, USC and UCL.A. The Golden Bears gave USC a run lor its mon- ey on .March 6, though. Christopher made two free throws with 4.8 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game at 78 and send it into overtime. .Anderson ' s basket early in the overtime period gave Cal an 80-78 lead, but the Trojans scored the next 10 points to go ahead for good. The Trojans won 93-89, but Cal still celebrated for .Anderson, whose 22 points made him the sixth player in Cal history to score 600 or more points in a season. In the .March Pac-lOTournamenl. the Bears made an initial victory against Washington but lell again on .March 1 J to No. 3 UCL.A. " One thing I can sav about this Cal team is we never put our heads down at anv point, even after they got a pretty big lead, " said Har- din. " We just keep playing. " The men kept plaving in the .MasterCard National Invitation Tournament with a win against New .Mexi- co .ind loss against Ohio State. Although the Golden Bears ended the regular sea- son with a 16 15 record, the season wasn ' t without its highlights. .After all, the students kept on coming. Fven at the final Ohio Stale game, " our student turn- out was great, " said Hraun. " I really thought the stu ilents that came out were reallv very energetic and as active as tlu-v ' ve been all year. " 105 iTien ' s bosketball on and off the court -wv. •s ryj»i»i4)r:. Story by Coillin Green and Amon Muhor all-am that gives on and oil ihi- court, Cal %omen ' s ba.skctball had a great season. The Wolden Bt-ars, who wi-rt- rankrd No. 14 in Uk- tSPN US. ' X To lay I ' risca.son CoachL-, Poll, quickly climbed the ranks. .At the sea.son-opening exhibition game on No . I , ll»e players scored in dou- ble figures to lead Cal to an 84-6} victory over DT3, a team ol former collegiate women ' s basketball players. . fter another exhibition w in a iainst Loyola New Or- leans, 9 5-65, on Nov. 4, Cal opened its sea.son with an 83-79 victorv against Fresno State. Star forward center . shley VV ' alki r carried the Bears again on Nov. 1 S against UC Riversili-, when she scored her lOOOth career point in Cal ' s 65-49 win. " I didn ' t know (I ' d reached 1 000 points], " said Walker. " It loels great. It leels different. I ' ve never done anything like thai belore. " The winning streak continued until Nov. 25, when the No. 12 la lies fell, 69-56, to No. 13 Bavlor. The Lady Bears li ln ' t let it phase them, though, as they continue l to llv past Loyola Marvinount, Saint Mary ' s College, N ' anderbilt and Princeton. .At the Princeton game on Dec. 8, the team also wel- comed back senior forward center Devanei Hampton, v hr) had been out the entire season w ith a kni ' e injury. " It was good to be back out there, " said I lampton. " I ' ve been practicing for three days now. Ii lelt good to put it all together in a game. I knew I was going to get a little bit of time. Whatever time I got, I took the opportuni- ty to do whatever I could. " Hampton ' s teammates and fans - not to mention head coach Joanne Bovle - were glad to have her back on the court. " We need her, " said Bovle " It s good to have luT hack. She gives us numbej and a presence. " | 19 wins and only live losses latter, the Bears K ' risen to No. 8 in the rankings, won all but one hon game, and made it to the NCAA First Round at Stai lord. Walker and Hampton combined lor 4 3 points I lead third seeded Calilr)rnia to a 77-60 victory OV ' I 14-seedcd San Diego on March 22. The Golden Beari who won their second NC.A.A Tournament game ai ' first since 1 993, improved to 27-6 overall. " It ' s anoth l one of our goals we ' ve strived to get to this year. V really wanted to win this game, " said Walker. " We can out and played hard . " On March 24, No. 3-seeded Cal played No. 6-seedt| George Washington in the second round of the NCA ' Tournament.. Mthough Cal lead 53-51 with 47 secon ' I 106 Team Travels to Africa Gheorghe Ottsfol «. Gcorgi- Washington got the ball with H second iiining to tic it up and tht-n si.iri- the game winning t is time expired " I ' m just so proud ol mv team. " Bmlr. -I told them in the locker room that this le does not defme our season. I ' m just disappointed fic outcome Utausi- we deserxed the opp rtunitv io»e forward and that didn ' t happin tonight " " s historic season ended with the last sec.ind 55 (MS. but the season was still that: historic. The La.K r» recorded their best Pac 10 showing in hist.)rx. tng their first appearance in the Pac lOTourna It hnal Thex earned their third straight . CA. bid l »f first time in women ' s ba.sketball histor . And, l t not least, the girls set a school record lor wins 5ca.s.,n. ending 2007 08 with a 27 1 record. Tm w proud of my team, " said Box le. 3.,. MonMlc - Junior guard . ,. ... .,,4, , u ,,n ui. . ..„ wmlrrt ill on lK-» . ' Grn-UwMci Korcd 16 poinit, intl No. 12 Ci wim it wrrkrnd tounumml by briting Mrd rankrd Vamkrhill 67 59. the OuMm Be-irs ' 28ih traighi home icion igauut j mm t. jntrrrn(.r oppo ncnl. " I m rralK pn ufl nl " ihr kid him »»t canir iul in ihr ganir and pushrti ihrough. 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" WV- .Varix nr.-.lrd a hitk imwr praniiT. lMq hnl Vital. It x a tiai Mmxtiif X. iih ihrm and Iramirf ahntil tfcrir .uhuir. 107 omen ' s basketball ushering in a new era Ex|x-rirni.i- wa thi ' nainc i l the yainc Icir tin- 2(X),S Calilornia wonirn ' triini.s loam. Tin- Golilon Bi-ar re turni- J si-vcn plaviTs Irom a 2007 squad that wont 2 5-7 (iM-rall on it wav to Cal first a|i|K-arani i- in tlu- nation al M-niilinal l ilu- NCAA C ' hanipion.ships sinn- 2005. Thf fxpi-rii-mv lA the plavers on the court helptil ushiT in a m-w rra in Cal «onu ' n ' s icnnis as first viar hrad toach Aniamla Auijustus nturntil to htT alma nia tcr alter the retirement of Jan Brogan, h ho jjuideil thi- Cal women to 26 appi-arani.es in NC.A.A postseason plav. Augustus M ill take oxer lor a eoaeli that sau her plavers achieve All-America honors on 71 occasions and took home eonlerence coach ol the vear honors se en linns hersi-ll. " lt ' s ama ing what ]iin ha.s done and that s h I am so honored to carr - on her legacy, " said Augustus. " But I know I have reallv hig shiH-s to fill. " .Augustus certainlv ditln ' t let down. Cal opcneil up the season at the Cal Nike Invitational, where junior Claire Ileinka.s claimed the Blue Flight Singles Chaiii|ii onshipand senior Susie liabos niatle it to the Cjoiil Hlglit Semifinals. .As one ol the most decorated Golden Bear plavers in school historv, Susie Babos niav have missed a title, but on Oct. 7 she got the chance to defend her Riviera ITA Women ' s Tennis All- American Champion- ship title. In an extremelv intense match, Babos cap- tured her second-straight singles title, making her the first since 1998 to repeat a championship in the T. .Ml-. merican Singles. On No . ?, the Bears sent Babos No. 10-seed senior Cristina V ' isico to the ITA National Indoor Champion- ships. " This is a verv big tlcal lor Cristina, " said head coach .Amanda . ugustus. " For someone who was most- ly playing in the five and six spot just last spring to have improved this vastly speaks greatly to all the hard work she has put in to become ihe player we all know she can be . " The ladies ended their fall season with 12-3 and 7- 5 tournament records, respecitivelv. " I ' ve never made il to the ' . lnilix rs In-lore s o it ' s reallv meaningful to qualify now as a senior in my last year, " said Visico. " I ' m very prou l of how I did (jn the whole. " But the ladies were back in January and readv for more action. The spring season opened strong for the Ijdv Bears, who v ere ranked No. 6 in the National Poll. .Mter strong perlormances against Fresno State, St. Mary ' s and Nevada at the Cal Winter Invitational, the ladies hit the road to cruise bv No. 41 -ranked Long Beach on Jan. 26, sweeping all six singles points and all three doubles matches. Cal went I 2 at the ITA Nai nal Team Indoor Championships in February, but caii back to over- power UC Davis, 7-0, on Feb. 16 and Stanford, 6-1, on Feb. 20. The momentum mounted as the fadv Bi-ars toppled Washington State, 6-1, on Feb. 22 and Wash- ington, 6-2, on Feb. 2 3. .Alter a loss to the USC Trojans, the No. 8 team bounced back for a satisfying 4- i win over No. I 1 UCI.A.The final viilorv came from No. 41 Cristina Visico as she defeated No. 27. Andrea Kemvnse in a thrilling three-set match thai uenl to a tiebreaker. Six more victories over VVilli.im and . larv, .Arizona State (twice), Arizona (twice), and HYU lollowed, be- fore the Bears finalK lost to UC ' I A on April 4 In a re versal from the X match up. No. S) UCl ,A edged No. 6 Cal, 4- i. 1 he match lasted more than live hours and saw three singles matches go three sets before an outcome was decided. UCL.A sophomore No. 52 Andrea Re- mvnse clinche l the w in for the Bruins with her come- back victory over No. 91 Cal junior Claire llcinkas. Flistorv once again reversetl itsi-lf, though, when Cal claimed a 6-1 victory over the Trojans on .April S, avenging an earlier 6-1 lo.ss in February. The Golden Bears move to 5- 1 in the Pac 10 Conference and swept the singles courts lor the fourth time this sea.son. No. I 2 freshman Marina Cossou recordi ' l her 2 5th singles win ol the year when she deleated No. 10. Amanda Fink to secure the win lor the Bears. The ladies were on fire bv April 5, when thev Hew north for a date with the Oregon Ducks. With another 6-1 victory, the team improved to 6-1 in the Pac- 10 with Marina Cossou again clinching the win. Visico also celebrated her 100th singles match as a Bear, defeating .Anna Powa.ska, 6- }, 6- i. .Although thev lell to Stanford in the regular se. finale, the Bears had Coussou and Visico advance tc Pac 10 singles quarterfinals; Ilcinkas to the semifii one doubles team t o the quarterfinals; and vet ano to the finals. The accolades kept coming when the NCAA vision 1 Women ' s Tennis Subcommittee selected I Calilornia women ' s tennis singles players and doubles team to compete in the 2008 NCAA Divisi Women ' s Tennis Championships. It was the Ladv Bi greatest showing at the NCAA Tournament since I and 1993. The seast)n finally ended on May 2 3, when the tr completed the ilual season as the runners-up for NCAA Team Championshi]), falling to No. 7 UC The 2008 team v as onlv the se enth in Berkeley torv to make it to the NCAA semifinals. Although I lost to UCLA in the final, it was the furthest the L; Bears have gone in st hool historv. Not only were there tiam accomplishments, | individual plavers also hit the spotlight. Babos, C . sou, Kusano and Ilcinkas were name l tcj the 2008 j Division 1 Women ' sTennisAll-A merican team, and bos ended her college career as ITA Northwest Seri Player of the Year. Even beginner ' s luck couldn ' t have carried t head coach .Amanda Augustus that far. NCAA Scir nals? That ' s pure talent. 108 othletics Vomen ' s tennis, new coach go furthest in school history ory by Caitlin Green and Amon Muhor Off the court with head coach Amanda Augustus Anj| LmtjI C ' al.iK« C jIlx-jilnkKli liwilKb. uijr4u U.uiKil with Ann )nv«i) u« i4| lun- ll»- Nl ' AA l utit» lilk- in l ' »W jikI I " . IxiiKiiini; llx- lirM unknii .i»t In will luii li l j L iMlitMul i-luiii|M«in ' iu|K. A% J |ini, Auj u tl»| i« » l Ul ■« ««i iIh ' iimirNliiiiii ANv.iiliim ' Iiiur jimI U-kl ih.- N i. « rjlil. While you were a player, did you ever think you would one day return to Cal as the head coach? Wlmiluplli.l ' al.jlur J«iulMMiH«nliNll« nUJ. i |i Ti.iin III limii " J» a lijiii • )«« was «»iH-lhii«: I Juitl liil ik. 1 «■•- «T% ' x il il jlnut 4nil I JnmuJt ii|iniil iin mlin- .xp.in-nn SaiH-wht-n ' jliaigllul lii»- in ll»- lir«l jr I lhiii l. " iiu li»i " 1 wiKlkl ixjIK liU- III. M MHlK- |««»l, l« in j |«iMliin In u»n. IvH k m i:i . lui k »lul I kjni.ll. ' h luni» lini I llink llul it ni Kikl lu|l| l1l. ' V ' ll, it ' s lu-n a kmg stnngi ' Iripi Outside of tennis, what are some ol your fondest ' memories as a student here at Cal? Ii luiiH J li ' w. lh niliTjt iKai u itli |in ■!.-«• irMlul jn- ikan}; uii Mk .ilJ aiiu iiii: n--. jnli iKjt is .{u ij;uij: ll»- wiickl. Sumln iiHiriiiiiii ' s stiiil ini jl a niliii- liii imiwiin; ti «■ ■ vum. pani; III Ihuis at iIh ' (IkI III Ilk ' lirsl siiiH-sti-r wIhii il is raining, anil lU ' IHilKlsliiiis s M niaki ' in t lam-s. 1 1 an a I » as ahs as-s nalh thalk-ngiilnilhnn aiaikiim-sainl jusi l»-ini jlik-InsluJx wkn niu want In slinh anil kani « iiiuili. Il ' s lunm iiniii Imi ami osini-ali ll» ' iiUx-s iu Mtllii( i liiluni;iiu ami Iraniini; lUni .lilk-niilh as snu ' n ' nkkr. wt llli ' |i i1 - ih " " " " •■• .unl inU-rail willian- siBiMlliiin; I il» risli 109 •vomen s tennis Students get physical on the courts, fieic wt)uVL|Aii iitirjinural bdNkcthall team «CTimagt ' » in Haas Pavilion. Intramural sports ofTcred students the upp .irtunit to participate in their favorite sport on a competitive or recreational le el. Although basketball Wis one of the most popular sports. leases were also available In dodgeball. Hag football, indoor soccer, speed soccer, softball, tennis, ultimatr frisbcc. and vollevball (right) Women ' s speed soccer plavv a match on Maxwell Family Field Intramural teams pla ed vearround, allowing teammates to stay active no matter the month while also getting to know each other. Cott cie b f AryO inc no othlelics otiecgic lijioi ArfTt i L... .,„... ■ollrvhall team practices in the Rrcrrattorul Sport Fjcililv (RSF). In addition to r cral intramural tranis. Mudcnt ' could al vo join others at the RSF during " open pm " hfHira to practice. Divisions and levels Indivitliuls mty partkipitf in imu- Opt-n U-am, «mi- CoRt-c ti-am, iih- Women ' ti-ani, anil ont- InltT-Fra- ti-rnily Council team per sport. When multiple levels exist, individ- uals mav only participate at a single level. TTk- levels olleretl are: " A " or " Premier " ■ Advamx-d This is the most competitive level of plav. Teams are generally com- prised of highly skilled, compi-ti- tive athletes - often with significant playing experience. " B " - Competitive This is the most popular level of competition. Teams con.sist l indi- viduals that either have some expe- rience in the sport or are enthasias- tic, c-om|H-titive nev cxuners. " C " RecTxational Teams participate at this level strictly for recn-ation. Player ability is not as important as the emphasis on participation, having fun, and s(H.-ializing. RecTX-aticMial leagui-s are excellent fiir MK-ial clulw or in- dividuals learning a new sport. ( top left ► A flag football plaver runs lor the endzone oti Witter Rugbv [ leld. Intramural $port» made u«e of the univcr it plethora of facilitje , including the new Llndrrhill Field ■ n Channing Va The o mpletiiWi ..t Underhill in Spring 200H greaiJ expanded the intramural league • lTerinc . proMding ample practue -pace t »r scleral teams per 6jk - IcftJ Indoor Kxxcr pla er» let off ■ mc Meam during a match m the RSF Gold (i m. Students found that ph Mcal ai-ti it helped balance the trrv ot vtudving and unHcing in such I rigorrm: academic environment. Ill -tramurol sports club sports club handball Amcis V ' t-rnon and Benjamin Siclig smile while .Mi chael Zarem gives the thumbs up. (top) Jonathan Shih and Narayan Sank,ir.in talk .ilxii strategy before a match, (bottom) Benjamin Sceli upturns a match again,st USC. (top) hi the middle of a serve. Dominie Gallne ion centrates on his next move, (bottom) With a clelt back- hand, Jonathan .Shih returns the ball to his opponent. 112 ofhletics ub men ' s lacrosse (top) Michael Rosario, Alex Grav, N k-I Bernabe, Ki-aton Chia, Howard Liu, Alex Zaretskiv, Sterling Collins, Samson Ku, Darnl Lieu, Jason Sf)ng, Scott Lassan, Nik Rode, Evan Atherton, Raymond Lam, Andrew Sanborn, Terrv Liu (Ixittom) ]o Daniels, Kristela Oev, Monilca Rov, Cat u, Andrea Spaiht, Evonne Ngo. club ice hockey (top) Coach C Til Allen, Dan Sulitzcr, .Mike Careera- no, Jared Harr, Aaron Lim, SamiTahari, .Ware Barker, Nathan DeWindt, Nick Mar kc, Coach Chris .Moult on (bottom) Natsuki .Mat.sumoto, T.J. VVvnn, Mike CJilrov, .Mex Niu, Nate Wong. .Matt Henrv 113 club sports club crew lightweight (top) Jim Suchv, Scott Morin, Bruno Mehcch, CalTrcmbath, Jiean Li, AlcxTrcmbath, Zak Stein, Nick Fradkin, Aaron Cheng, Robin Ma. ning (bottom) Harper Ackcrman, Stephanie Borges, Michcle SchaelTer, Vanessie Christensen, Danielle Perrv, Jessica Dzubnar, Stephar ' Delanev, Mel.inie Silvis, Nicole Budrovich, Madison Brockman, Dana Goin club sailing club figure skating rJ - Ashle Borom, Lauren Barclay, Jake 1 reimer, Natalie Mady, Roger Lowe, Amanda Chen, Nina Horstmann, Abe Cohen-HofFing, Genny Gould, Rvan McCaulcv, Joss Giddings, Nick Coelius, Dominique Bertrand, Rebecca Hu, Hannah Nguven (not pictured Erin Mar- tin, Greg Hodges, Dan Sundbcrg, Wendy Rcid) (top) C ' niin Spechi (bottom) Kathcrine Spccht, Sarah Fleishman, Alyn Libman, Yael Sherer,Tracv Liu, Minjung Kang,Yoo Jin Lee, Laura I ipctski 114 athletK s ru b.y pncWicKra, Charmaim- Wong :lub cycling I dub s soccer h (ki Cii Gi 5 " , ' ? m Kunz! Nitish Nag, Ooug DcRoy. Daan Stevenson. Stephen Javanathan. W.ke MS, Brad Malonc 115 club spo ' ts club sports :lub men ' s ultimate Sam Robinson, Adrian Ri-pic, Aaron Lim, Charles Banh, Natsuki Matsumolii. ( (top) Coach Rvo Kawaoka, Alec Berg, Kris Thomson, Scott iMcLaughhn, Bryan ij .n„i.t,_ (jjl Moreno, (Jleb Finkleman Olnev, Jocv Durkin, Ercc Hillis, Dylan Kluck, Ben Ewing, John McLaughlin, Wcs Stratton. Elliot Sehatmeier, A J Shankar, Coaih Alex Glu-squiere (bottom) Clav Miller, Joel Sehlachet, Charles Denbv, Clavlon Ernst. Miles Broilsk , Ira ier Phil- lips, Cullcn CoNTie, Andrew Hagen, Filip Nowak, Choongil Flcischman. Jane Shin, Rachel Chiu, jenny Cheng, Ya-Ting Liu, Coach Ashley Kayler, Giovanelli, Natalie Wood 116 othletics tlission Statement Ik Cal VVitcr ftilo Cluh prinurx purpose i [ pniviilo a plan- «hiTi- luiltnl can parliii lalc in nvn-atiiinal and mnipilitivi- wali-r |K)1(). Established il W ' atiT Polo club was first lormcd in thi- spring .1 200+ b Dan Rivis (Ma 07), Bin I Cou Ires (IVuniln-r ' 07), and Josh Stillwvll (Ma 07). Angela Andclson (iMav ' 08) carried on their iTort and in December 2007, water polo finally ■i-came an approved sport club at the Univer itv ol California, Berkole . The club ctmipetes gainst other uni iTsit college clubs anil practices n El Cerrito with East Bax .Masters Water Polo. highlights he women of the Cal Water Polo Club are currcntlv larticipatmg in the Club ' s first ofiicial season. The lave steadily been climbing the ranks in their league, oing from 4th out of 7 teams in the league to ?rd, ight Uhind UC Dayis (1st) and Chico State (2nd) (as if 03 10 2008). If the ladies place in the top two rams in their division (Sierra Pacific Division) at eague Championships in . pril, they will travel to )rrgon to plav at the Collegiate Club Nationals in .lav tudent Leaders Avn- IViMiicnt DavidWright, Men ' s Vice President Nate Loren en, Women s President ■ Natasha Cuk, iVomen ' sN ' ice President - Rhonda .Adato, Treasurer - . ' arson McDaniel, SctTetarv- John Chan 1cn ' s Roster 1 )hn Chan ( SO ) , N ate Lorenzen ( SO ) , Carson McDaniel SO). David Soderbcrg (FR), .Mike Sontag (SO), jav itampll ( JR), Erik Stromlund (SO), Sam Swenev (FR), jrcg Valiant (Graduate Student), DavidWright (SO) Vomcn ' s Roster Una Rie er ir; 1 , SO», Brceanna Lorenzen ( 2, SO), ircer R an ( }, SO). Leah .Mogabgab ( 5, SO), sathleen O ' Brien Price ( 6, JR), Siana Diemer ( 7, )), . ngela . ndelson ( 9, SR), .Margaux Fitoussi 10, PR), Natasha Cuk ( 11, SO), Rhonda . dato - " ' ■■ ' llvs,Bacharach( l5,FR) club waterjDolo ft i-oach tinmi Hon- . Leah Mirgah b. M rgjuK itouvM. NilA»tu : :k. Rh..n.tj dai(». Grrrr R in (middUM AngcU .ArMlclion. Ilaiw n O ' Brien Ptkc. (bottom) ytr Baihara h jt j ncnt in Oavi on March ». 2008 (lop) Club Water Polo com pctrs as a coed team at the Men ' i Davu Inntatioo in April. ( Ich i LiK lung for an open learn mate. Brceanna Lorrn en krep% the ball out of reach while I rah Mogabgab and Angela Andel M3n hold oil opponents behind her The club entered the Men l)a is ln«iUtion in April as a coed team middle) At the Last Ba]t Ma» tcrs Coed Hillowecn Tour- nament. Natasha Cuk (i H) attempts to present the oppo- nent from sconng w hilc Tavson Sirgel rears up as the goalie. (bottom) M the Mens Daxis Tournament in September 2006, Alex Smith blocks a shot. 117 ;lub SDOrts footballl 2iJ(r ' KM! n i (Vfi( I s iun i c n vMrioNs -IF Final Record: 7 6 Highlights: AM-ngid a 2006 loss against the Tennessee Volunteers in the 2007 season opener, 45 31; were at one time ranked No. 2 in the nation, belore falling to Oreg.in State on Oct. 1 }; won the Armed KForccs Bowl against the Air Force. SolomonaAigamaua, Ian Alhrccht, Tyson Alualu, Charles Aniadi, IJnaiiAngi i, Ki wii Iknioll, Jahxi.l Best, DeNin Bishop, Nyan Boateng, Mark Boskovich, Jesse Brook.s, Keith Browner. Michael CaUin, D.J. Campbell, Sean Cattouse. Justin Chea.lK . Chris Conte. .Michael Costan o, UReylle Cunningham, Skylar Curran, Rulon Davis, Covaughn DeBoskie, Sam I )e .Martinis, .Nick Demopoulos, Gary Doxy, T.J. Emery, Savai ' i Eselu, Marcus EzclT. Anthony R-lder. Richard Fisher, 2Uck Follett. R.J. Garrett, Justin Gates, Peter Geurts, Drew Glover, Garry GralTort, Chris Guarner.., Darian Hagan, Bernard Hicks, Derrick Hill. Brian HolKv, D.J. Holt, Todd Huher, Brett Johnson, Charles Johnson, Cody Jones, Cameron Jordan, .Mika Kane, Will Kapp, Jonathan Karaai oll, Jordan Kay, Alex Lagemann, .Matt Laird. Nate Longshore, Alex Mack, Noris Malele. Brock .Mansion. Shea Mc Intyrc. .Michael .Mohamed. Cameron .Morrah, Tyler .Morrow, Rolurt . tullins. Ernest Owusu. Kendrick Payne. Justin Prueitt. Kevin Riley. Joe RohU-v, Jeremy Ross. .Matt Russi. .Mitchell Schwartz, Tracy Slocum, Scott Smith. Tad Smith, Zach Smith, Cory Smits, Al x Stroud. Matt Summers-Gavin, Nick Sundberg.WillTa ' ufo ' ou, Chet Tcofilo , .MikeTepper, RyanTheimer, Syd( Juan Thompson, Cameron Toler, JohnTvndall, Shane Vereen, Worrell Williams . Eddie Youn ' g Dcitc 09 01 Opponent O -) (IN 07 04 15 07 09 22 07 09 29, ()- 10 1 i 07 10 20 07 10 27 07 11 0 07 1 1 10 07 11 17 07 2 01 07 12 ? 1 07 Iclllli ( oiiir.lilij M.ltr I ouisian.i III li . ri ( )rc. Result W, 45 3! W, U 2cS V,42-12 W, 45 27 W, U 24 ( )rii2()n Stale I, n-2X LICi A I , 30-21 , ri ()na Matt ' 1 . 31 20 W.ishinyton SlaU- W, 20-17 use 24 17 WashiniUon I , 37-23 St.iiilcird 20 13 .Air Forci ' W, 42-36 118 athletics ;, " , , V . ,;... football field hockey Daif Oppont ' iit Result 08 26 07 Indiana I , 2 () 09 0 07 Missouri M W, 1 (1 09 15 07 1 )a itUi m W. . ' O " -) 1 i (17 VpiuLkliian M W, N M 09 16 07 Radtonl W, -l M ) 1 09 21 07 l uilu W, h 09 23 07 Stantonl W. 2 1 09 2S 07 Mantdid W. 4 1 10 04 07 N ' irijinia 1, 0 10 06 07 .i ( . ' tiiiii ' -ti « ahli W, 4 1 10 07 07 J.ums Madison 1,2-1 ]() ] ' (17 W ' akt idii si 1.4 10 14 07 i Ji ' tliwi st( m W, 2 1 10 20 07 I ' aulu 1, 2 10 27 07 hi an W, 1 () 10 0 07 1 ( m ' w 1 II H 1 W, NO 11 02 07 Daxidson V, S-0 11 0 o7 Maiitnrcl I . M HUP Final Record: 12 6, s (top) Assistant Coach Kcllv Knapp, Rachi-I MolTitt, Kaillin Jont-s, Tracy Sprague, Halli-y Crosthwaiti ' . Chri una McGrath, Kollii-York, Ashli ' V Glos , Andri-a Lo, Head Coach Shcllic Onstoad (middle) Kaitlin Duncan, Natalie- NurnlxTi;, Sophie- Sproats, Maddic Hand, Jessica Kolte, Erin Magill, Carolina Bislue, Lisa Lohre, Mi i;an Fsvllos, Katie Knoche (bottom) Jennil ' cr Crane, Sarah Brand, Kathryn Kamenski, Gwen Belomy, Caithi Bvrne, Liz Braasch (not pictiin-d) Ki-liv Knoche, Wilunleer Assistant Coach I ' eler Milkovich ienniter Crone |3| ond Kaiiiin Duncon i 1 8j ol Ihe S«( l. 23 motch - Enc Leur g Andteo Lo l30j ol ihe Sepl. 23 motch • EiK ' ■ 120 othletics Hi ' V V. •■ ♦ ' .■»v;; ' i;rr -X ' ijti ' l nwtt . : ' ' " ' • ' ,-) ' : mA .s .■ la » l.»l vax, " . fall sea so. oUeyball J) Mlin Orcharii. Brvtr Niolson, Carii Lloyd, ria Zi ka, Nkagan Schmilt, Caitlyn Murphy, Cat lev, Am ' ra Solomon (bottom) Morgan Beck, Kat llv, Angie Pressev, Kristen Kathan, Hana Cutura, Date Opponent Result 09 21 07 Stantonl 1 . 1 1)9 27 07 IK ' l 1, 2 09 2cS 07 use ' L, M 10 04 07 ( )ri (in W, 1 10 05 07 ( )ri ' ()n St. V, ] i) 10 11 07 W,)sliiiit;t()n w, : 10 12 07 W ' asliiiiinoii St. W, ? () lO KS 07 Aii on.i Stall- W, 1 10 19 07 Ari ( Mia w, 2 10 2h 07 use 1 , 10 27 07 LlCl V, S 2 11 01 07 ( h n )u Stall- W. -i 11 02 07 ( )lX ' ( )I1 v, o 1 1 OS 07 a liin n( ii t. w, o 1 1 ' ()9 ()7 W ' ashiiiinoii V, M 11 lb 07 n i ina W. 11 17 07 . ii ()iia Stall W. i 11 M 07 Stanldnl I , - ' ic Leung Final Record: 26-8 .VUde m. iIi consiiutive appcarame in tlu- NCAA Highlights: Finished sea-son No. 4, not only the Tournament; Set many school and individual highest finish in Cal historv, but al.so the highest records, including smashing the old school record ranking for a Golden Bear team in school history; lor hitting percentage in a match (.702 vs. UNC- Advanced to the national semilmal match in the V ilminglon, Sept. I ) and total team blocks in a NCAA Division I Championship; season with 454.0. nngm rmijv (oi. Mo»gon Back i3i. ond Ki-it Kolt.or. i2t - £nc Uunfl 121 (leld hockey, women ' s vollevboH LUKlAi men ' s golf Brandon Bt-ck, Ian Dahl, Evan Dcrian, George Ganclranata,Stephi.ii I l.iK , Jrll 1 lainm, Michael Jensen, Eric Mina, Andrey Mindirgasov, FeldmanTan, ErickThorson, Freddx Wolfe, KentYamane Highlights: Had Ix-st Pac 10 finish since 2000, larnini; lliinl [ilaii- (dI tin teams) willi Ciaiidranala as the top individual finisher with a four-round score of 28 ? ( - 1 ), an average of 70.7; Platvd 20th at the NCAA West Regional Championship, marking Cal ' s ti ' ntli NCAA appi-arana- in the last 1 2 vears as «ell as tlie 1 3th overall regional appi-arance lor tlie Golden Bears; Assistant Coach Waller Chun earned the Strickland AwanI, awanletl annuallv to the top assistant golf coach in the nation; Derian earned Pac- 10 All-Ac emic recognition. Date Opponent Residt 09 09 07 Falcon inlitc nil 10 02 07 1 lusk lii 111 Sth 10 OM 07 MistiT . lai Kcii ic lii iti 1 ,1, 10 lb ()7 1 lu- I ' listiL:. 1 III] 01 29 08 F ' ing-Arizona liitrrgf)llc ;iatc " 1 7th 02 22 0 1 ' iliii Hiiiiiv iiii.n ..II, . i.ii. (.ill 0V04 08 use Collegiate ImmIi th 03 11 08 Ircsno Male- C ' lassjc T2nd 03 27 OS Wisll 1 Jl intiTcollcgiate 4th 04 1 3 OS Mi Ihunderbinl ln 11. Mill 04 20 08 U..S. IntiTcollisJiatc 1 inl, .S57 122 athletics spring season somen ' s golf Date Opponent Result 1 1 07 Ram Fall Classic 1st. 868 111 ( iT 1 ilcm Ihlanl.Ml lin lie Till, " Ml-; 21 07 Stanford Pepsi Inti-rn)lli ' i ia 5th, 890 il U7 Raiiihiiw Waiiiiu Invito 5rd, 896 27 08 WiliKat Itnito 1 1th, 924 ) OS 11,111,111 in 111 1st, S » 25 ()S Diiik inxiti- 5rd,912 oe os I ' INC; AMI l.iMt. Sth,9()() I 2 08 IVg Barnard C ' olk-yiati- T5th, 609 72i 08 i ' ai 10 Championships i 4th, 908 10 08 NCAAWistrrn Ri-tjinals 12ih,897 Belinda Diamond, Allison Goodman, i ' ia Halhig, Sofia Jam-r, Roseannc Niven, . ndrea Waters, Shannon Yocum Highlights: California ticti lor fourth at the Pai 1(1 C ' lumpionships, marking ihi- CioKlin Ik-ars so ' cnth straight top-five confcrencv showing; Plaatl 1 2tli at the NC.V. ' WVost Regional, finishing die S4hole tournament at 897 (+ ? ?) alter slnKiting roundsor29S, 301and30l; VcKT.im «as selected to Seumtl-Team Pac-10 All- Acaili-mii an l enil«rke l on the NC. ' KA .■Ml Star Tour f)l .Asia; NIxen won 1 jdies British Open .Amateur anil xas naminl to Seolland ' s World .Amateur Team. 123 fall season men s soccei (top) Anthony Avalos (4), Patrick Dolan (19), Kyle Rice (17), Tyler Barry (5), Pat Marlon (20), Patrick Andrew Jacobson (10), Sassano (2), Josh Leon (14), Evan Sassano ( 1 ?) (niid lle) Coach Kevin Grimes, Coach Henry Foulk, Ian Ehert (28), Michael Nier (16), Patrick Frv (I ), Stefan Frei (24), Jordan Bethke (27), A. J. Soares ( 15), Coach Mike Muno , Coach Pieler I ehrer (bottom) He Jimenez (9), Scot Van Buskirk ( 1 8), Davis Paul (6), Imaan Kerchgani (21), Chris Deal {22}, Jacfib Wilson (11), Javier Ayala Hil (8 j Nrvando Cirrasco (7) (not piilumll nemilrius Oniphnis I 2 ?l, Andrew Wiedeni.iii ( ?) Date Opponent Result 10 05 U7 Wasliinotoii W, 2 1 10 07 07 ( )rio()n Stall. ' w, ro 10 12 07 San Dii-gn State L, i-2 10 14 07 IK 1 1.10 10 20 07 Stanlorcl V, 1 () 1 1 02 07 s.in 1 )u ■,;ci State W, 1 o 1 1 04 07 UCIA W, 1 1 1 ( ) " ■) ( )7 .isliinoti n W, 1 II 11 11 ()7 ( ] u III Matt 1,0 (1 11 17 07 Stanlmil I . 1 (» Final Record: 12-6 2,6 i i Highlights: Second straight l ' ac-10 title; e enih straight appearance in NC A V College Cup;Third straight PaclO Head Co.: li of the Year award for Kevin Grimes 124 athletics ' i ' MfZ • . ' , ■ . ' v . - ; «!■» ' Ti-r?- ■ ' .e. ' f .yifSr -, ■ _- fall sea so vomen s soccer ) Caroline Lea (17), Kristinc Relja ( 14 ) Nicole Jarbo ( 1 ), Gina Pellegrini (00), Rosie Aguilcra (0), Jorden Kussniann (4|, Briaima Bak I, Courtney Hooker ( 12» (second) Head Coach Neil McGuire, Stephanie Wieger (12), Nikki Schrey (8), Caitlin Hanncgan (5), Alex •gan ( I ?).Torrcv Delaplane (9), Katherine Daiss (2), Coach Jennifer Thomas, Assistant Coach Brian Zwaschka (third) Megan Jcsolva I, Jacqueline Liu ( 1 1 ), Lisa Kevorkian (24), Kelly Mcnachof ( 19), Uuric Gartrell (2?), Jessica Mazura ( V) (bottom ) ' alerie Barnes (20), CennaLouise McKettv (21 ), Emilv Shibata (7), Natasha Richardson (16), Nkechi Kanu (6) (not pictured) Kati. O.ik.s r lOi Date Opponent Result 10 14, ()7 Stantonl 1.4-2 10 19 07 use 1 , 10 21 07 liClA L, 2 () 10 ' 2(v ()7 ri i na St.Ui. ' W. M 10 28 07 Aii ona W, 2 11 0. 07 a hini;tiin Stale W, 2-1 11 (14 07 a-liiii: t(in W, 2 1 11 0 ' -) 07 ( )i i on Slate W, M 11 11 ()7 ( )rcoon v, o Final Record: 15 5 1,6-3 Highlights: Tied for third in Pac- 10; Advanced to second round of NCAA Tournament; Six plavers named Cal Pac- 10 honorces; HiMiker named second-team Pac- 10 All-Academic and first-team NSCAA All West Region selection ji in t„7wiia Jui ' in Gonxogo 125 men ' s and women ' s soccc fall season Date Opponent Result 09 01 ()7 Biiikmll V. 117 () " •) 01 (IT ,. V W. 1 . ' T 04 02 07 St, 1 ram is W, 20 6 04 ()? (IT Johns 1 Ic i|ikmN W, . " ' 09 08 07 l ' .uilk W, 21 7 d " -) () ■) (IT Ik D.niv W, I . 09 15 07 . ir lorn W , 1 4 4 09 1 5 (IT {W V W, 1(1 S 09 16 07 LKl W, 10 s 09 16 07 Us(. 1 .4 s 09 27 07 I ' aiilu W. 17 7 1(1 (It (IT 1 l.ir ,inl w. i( ; 10 ()(-, ()7 Air lorn- V, 11-2 1 ()()(-. 07 Uf l)a iv W, 1 P 10 1 ()7 Pomona i ' il ir V, 17 2 1(1 1 (IT 1 on l-WaJi St. W, 117 10 14 07 Statitord I , 10-9 OT 1(1 14 (IT IR 1 W, S-7 10 20 07 UCI A W, S 7 10 26 07 l ' (n|H-r lint W, h 4 1(1 . " ' 7 (17 1 ( l Wm St. W, 10 o l() 2 s ()7 Santa Clara w; 1 1 i ll o: (17 UC Irvin, W; I MOOT 11 04 07 IKM w; 10- s 11 10 07 LiSC w, 1 n 9 1 1 ' 1 1 (17 lRs(. W, 1 11 16 07 Slantord L, 10-9 0! 11 ' 2 V 07 1 OH ' J i .ull St. W, 1 1 7 11 24 07 Lie ir ini I, 1 M2 11 25 07 Stanioril V, 12-9 12 1 (17 N.INX W, S ' . 12 2 07 Use ,S (. Final Record: 28 4 Highlights: Won second straight and NCAA- record I 5th national championship; Honori-d at the White House; Had six players selected to All-America squads; Had three plav.rs named Academic All-Americans. men ' s water polo (top) Brvan Schnugg, Nick Ciuerrero, Zachary White, Zacharv Greenwood, Jack Stampll, Jackson Sharf, Id: Bcvins (second) Cory NasofT, Nick Fcrrll " , Brian Roach, Jacob Mcintosh, Eric Johnson, Mike Berry, Travis !■ h.ini, ' illT()ppen (third) Charles Stefl ' ens, ' l.i lislav Anclrevev, Brian Dudley, Daniel Orlofl ' , Sandy French. I- is Kead (fourth) Cirant Mitchell, Michael ()kinc yc, Kenny Waldthaler, Spencer War len, Mike Sample. | Ouadah (fifth) Thomas Pearson, .Ahe Kas low, Spencer Rodman, Andrew Ncsbit, Adam Cline (sixth) I • Reynolds, Trent Calder, Scott Cruikshank, .Marc Nacquier, .Mike Ferrif, Dan Goldstein (bottom) Alex W. Ii.ikir. a. . l..nMrs. l.llTvrr.ii. .Mike ll.n.s. . l.irk Shere.ix, Adam llale . .Michael Sh.irt ' ' Choel Shof ogoinit Novy " 0«c I - My Ptxim ogoinsl UCSC on Nov I I ' Montelc 126 othletics spring vomcn ' s water polo ) Lauren Burke, Stephanie Pcckham, Melissa Wheeler, Darbv Anderson, Meghan Corso, Elizabeth ton. Camille Hcwko, Katva Eadington, Heather Stuart, Erika Hanson, Stephanie Schnugg. Julie rglia. Paige Lorenz. Grace Rcvnolds, Georgi Cappelletti, Kirsten Auker (bottom) Molly Patrick, I Henrv, XX, Shannon Walsh, Coral Kemp, Jillian Chiapuzio, Laura Wood, LibbyTrenkwalder, Kealy Lain, Mollv Haves, Erin Scully, Remy Champion Date Opponent Result U1 27 OS l C Davis W, 1 3 6 01 0 OS i ' .u ilu W. 14 3 02 02 Uh San Jose State- W, 9 5 ()2 0 ' 0S Sonoma Si.iit W. 2 1 -i 02 707 OS I la vai 1 I ,7 h 02 04 OS list 1 . ' 02 09 OS Arizona State- W, 117 ()2 10 dS Staiitord 1,11-6 02 10 OS San JoM- Stati- V, 9-8()T 02 2? OS LlLsl W. " 2 02 23 08 Hawaii W; 1 1 -9 OT 02 24 ()S LI CI 1. 4 02 24 08 use W, 9-b 03 01 OS Lie IrNUH 5-3 03 02 08 Lona Beach W; 13-3 3 08 08 LISC I . " 3 ] ' -, OS Arizona statt I . s 7 03 22 US CSLIN W. 1-i 03 27 08 San Dicijo St. L,7-5 03 30 08 Brown W, 14 03 30 08 Hartw iek W. 14-7 04 OS OS Llel A 1,1(1- 04 06 08 LICSB W, S-6 04 n OS Staritonl I .H ; 04 12 08 e " al St. Kiki-i-vtk-l.l W. k D Final Record: 18 Highlights: Had an impressive 8-2 record at hi)mi ' .T H k ixth at the MPSF Tournament; Haves and Rcvnolds «ere named to the MPSF all-second team; Stuart was named MPSF honorable mention; Haves and Stuart were named All Amtrieans. rj,.- , 3 _ . --. ? -J IBSOonf. ' 127 men ' s ond women ' s wow Dolo L K1II2 baseball t f fS( • f . j ' a 1 in y ' " 5irA-r l-F ir 1- • ' tl ' Dale Opponent K. ' suit o: . ' . ' (i.s k.insjs stjt, U. i 1 o? .M IIS llt.ih ,ilK . 1 ' 1 , 1 , s - n. " .■ ' s (IS 1 ,. .r,-- M.ic w, 1 J ; 02 2 ' -OS Mi- OJ OI 0,S s.iii Dirijii Mate w. ' • 0J 02 0.S s.u, in. J.. W, , n 0VO4 O8 Sl.in|.,r l W. s (H u7 IIS ' ' I thf r II ii ' W.! U. 11 s 03 08 OS Minni-sfita V.4 1 fH ' (W (),s . ., 1, x„ W. 1 ' OJ II OK s.tn 1 i.iiui-M ■ . V.i, ' (H U Ih OS MflKlt s. Ill ; w, ;i ' I.W.I. ! o i IS ns S.11 ramcniM Stair 1, 12 6 - .i-liiii l..ii st.it. . 4 1 . W. 7 t . 1 , 1 4 ( 1(1 OJ JS ' OS s.mt.i C ' lar.i 1.7 4 114 01 OS Mi, h-.HKlM.. 1 . . 1 04 Ol (IS It. -n.. Sijtc U. 5 4 ,„ ,« „. - ( )■ , ■ ,• 1 ■ ■ Ddli- Opponi ' iil Ki ' sull 04 07 08 Manliit.l 1.5 5 ( 1 i 1 114 ' twos s.mt.i Cl.ir.i W. Ih s 4 11 M (IS llsi 1.17 1,1.11 i.U. 1 f 1 1 1 l4 i 5 I IS l ' ,Hlll. W 14 1 O4 18.20 0,S Vjsliliii;t..ii W. 5 4; I. 7 4; 04 22 08 Cal i ' ..lv 111 f)4 25-27 08 . i .n.l M ii 1,11 7,1.1 1,1s ' 04 30 08 Cal Poly - 05 02-04 08 Arizona W, 11-5; W,6-5; 1.16.5 05 06 08 IICI).. ' . w, , • 05 09-11 08 Slanlcnl W. 4 i(10);VV, 1 . ' . 1 ,S 5 05 1 i OS IK ll.lM- 1 , ' 1 " . ii5 .M lis IK 1 1 . s II. 1 , 7 ii, S 7 iM nil 15 o IIS s.in 1 )i. l;. . i . 1 II II-, MI ' OS 1 .mil; R, .1. Ii Si.,1, 1 .■ ' ' Dixim .AniliTson, Scan Barliir, Craiy 1 nigson, Austin Booki-r, Michael BraiK, chai ' l Busjarv, Chad Bunting, Mark C .m , Michael Capharat, .Miki- Cassadv, Vi- r t ' ldf, David Cooper, CharHc Cuthr, k i 1 )i ' la Rosa, Bri.in Ditintr, Ji t I in Iriii, IiMxis r.ritkson, Dane K-rtjuson, I ' i i il uiiald. Matt Gorsjcn, Rich Got m . Brian (jiiinn, Rvan Hanlon, Brett Jaik- ](ii(l,iii Karnolskv, Jill Kc iluriuis, k. i Miller, Maris Moore, Nick Nunez, m Oros, Chris Petrini, Stt ' phen Pistoresi, v Kollin, Ivson Ross, Josh Satin, Scott S. Ii er, Blake Smith, Dwi jht Tanaka, Nick k Birit I linmas, Dvlan lonni ' son, Tvler drji, D.iiueiW.ilt.ifd A Final Record: 35 21 2 Highlights: Had one of best scasoas in r c -nl histor ' ; ha l six plavors named to I ' ae 10 All- Acadi-mic Ti ' am; Satin and C Mip«T namc- l All- AmcricaRs; Miller named Freshman All- Americaa 128 athletics spring se Softball Daii Opponent Result 08 OS UC RlMTM.Il V. 12 ?(Sl Ofi lis San ni.gn Stati- 1.7 II 09 OS W ' mthrop W, 5-1 (7) (N UN i « Ml K.. stau 1.. i-2(7i lO OS tissis ippi Stall- L, 4-1(9) 1 ns Nan ).l . st.ii. 1 . i ?(7i 15 OS Nebraska V,6-I (7) I5 (IS l.nipl. W. II lliSi 16 OS Wolt-rn Mil hi ' jan W, S Oiii Ih IIS Ifxas Ii-i h , I ' ' 4 ,( , - iit. Dan.. 1.4 i,-, 20 ns Santa Clar.i W. 7 S 1 S 1 22 OS U U W, 10 2(f.| 22 IIS t al 1 23 08 SaiTanu-nl ' i suit 1 . S l . 1 ( lis s.inl.i ( lir.i U. S M, ,, 24 OS Sacramento s»,(t. W " , w 1 , , N.tli.rlan.l 1 )Knipii I. 2 ' OS 1 ong Beaili Siati W, ' t 7 ((»» I ' lttslmroh . ( ' ( " 1 Final Record: 4J 27 Highlights: I mlshrtl M-a.st ii Nil. 14; had 40-plus wins f ir ninth Umi- .since 1999; had six plavLTs namf l to Pat ■ 1 ConliTcnLc Softball Ti-am . Xak-ric Aritilo, Carrie Arth, Lauren Bauer, I liather Camara, Ma- rissa Drewrcv, Savan- nali Henslcv, Shannon Houston, Sanoe Keka- huna, Tavlor Kellv, Brittany LaRosa, Gina Leomiti, Bernice Ma- saniai, Julie Mever. Erika Racklin, Vernae ' sc ill.i. K.itic irkcr-- D.ili- Opponent Result Hi III IIS II.IU.II 1 , -1 ■ r , iiy U l 1 . i - ' 1 " Hi 02 OS Wfstcrn Krntuik . ' . 1 111 llh IIS ..nli l ,ik..t,i s ,■ in. 07 OS Boston C ' olifgi ' w ' i i r. Hi ir n l nlU■ v,■. St.lt, ; ■ , IH IIS OS San )osi- Suti . 1 1 4 ,,,| X. i.l,, 1 , Ii ' ' . . Ot (W OS Nnrlht-rn Inwa . : III ' in II IIS s.ii ranuritii " l.Ut W. S 4 ,-| r,„.,.i,,„ ' ■ ' . " rthfli tolor.i. 1 ' - 1 H ' 1 V OS t hio Si.ii, . ' n, iH 1 i IIS lll.l.ih..i. V, (H 16 08 Nr%ail.i , , ' , Hi I ' l IIS s.,,i,i 1.,. , . ' iH 14 IIS C olorailu st.ii. W. , II 1 " S.HI.l l . IH ' i| OS orth srsl€Tll 1 , s n, " iii ■■ . . ..llliu,.l.,,i -. Ill ? ' t OS IR RlMfMll. , III 1 Date Opponent Result iH 28 08 -An ona State 1.4 . " If 24 !li lis . U 114 IIS Uj-1. 11, 1. 1 . - ' ; ■ 1 14 111 11(1 lis Ml ■ ; ■ ■ - IM ' 1! ' OS I In i . ' ii W I ' ll ' . iM, Ih OS Saiiil . ljrv - W . . ' 1 . 114 :■, lis III 1 ; ' ,, •- ,,s ,.!.,i,,:..; ' . ,:,.W. i 1 , :. (H iO (IS UC DaMs . 1 niTi 1 In ■i-n SI,, ' w ■■ It; (It m OS rei;on . t, 1 .7i. 1.4 1 ,7i II, 1 1 v i ' l ' ,|..M,l 1 , ■ .1 .-, (i; IN 111 (l.S n ..nj St.ii. 1 4 ' ,-, 1 , - .s 1 1. -h.i s,.,t. W. UHTi. 1 l7l,W. 7 bi " i 1 IS 1 li t 129 boseball, softboil winter season men ' s baskctbal ) 01 03 () s use- W, 92-S2 01 05 ()N IK 1 L, 70o8 Ol lO OS Onaon I ,79-70 (11 1 : (IN ( )ri i dii stale W, (1 1 i ' 01 17 OS Arizona State L, 99-90 2()T 01 19 ()S Ari ona I ,79-75 01 26 08 StanlonI L, 82-77 01 1 (),S ,i-luni;|i.ii M.it. W, (-.9 (-,4 02 02 OS W ' ashin on W,79-7S 02 07 OS ( )ri oii stati- W. Sl-7f. 02 09 OS Orvonn 1,92-70 02 14 ()S Ari Dtia 1 . SV7 02 16 08 Ari ona State V, 76-73 (). " ' M (IS staiih nil I .79-69 02 2S OS .i-hingti)n Stall- L, 70-49 Oi 01 (l.s ' a .hinaton L, 87-84 03 06 OS use L, 83-89 Ol 0 OS OS LK ' l A 1 . S7 S4 (t(ipl Marpir Kanip ( 43), Rvan Anderson ( 34), Devon Hardin ( 35), Max Zhang ( 1), Jordan W lU ( 35),Tavli)r Harrison ( 32), (mi l lli-)Thi-o Rolnrtson ( 24), Jamal Br)vkin ( 10), Omondi Anioki- (•• (botom) Hrit N ' icrnciscI ( 14), Joromi- Kanclli- ( 3), Hi-ad Coach Ben Braun, Nikola Knczcvic ( 13), I ' .iin Christopher ( 23). Not pictured: Patrick Armstrong, Thomas Fang, Jordan Fillmore, David Liss, Eddie Mill Nil an Robinson, Final Record: 6-12 Game { 90 nit r,e . . ' .Woco - Erjon Tor. GcrriC agotr-it Nca . ' cjiilo 130 athletics winter season ivomcn ' s basketball D O fv... 12 28 07 ' a liin t()n W, 66-40 12 30 07 W.ivliinijtiin Stall V, 99-44 ' )l 04 0S use " W, 57o2 n i)h (IS in 1 W, 7 5-70 1 Ol lO OS ( )r(. ijon W; 61-52 01 12 ()cS ( )riu()ti Stall- W. 61 45 01 17 08 Arizona Statr V, 64 51 )1 l -) OS ri i )na W, hh 4 5 01 26 08 Stanford L, 72-52 »i n OS IHI W, 67 5? 02 02 08 use W, 60- 5 5 ( ) 1 r)2 07 O8 ( )n. ' ij )n State W, 56 45 [)2 04 ()8 ( )n(jon V, 5 U 02 14 IIS n i n.i SI, It, W, 70 hO 02 !(v OS Arizona V, 66 45 02 l OS Staiiliiid 1 ,60 58 02 29 OS U.isliinijton stall V. 61 47 i)i 02 OS Wasiiin ' jtc n 1 , 74 (■. ■. 03 08 08 ( )ri uon W, 67-60 0? (19 OS n iin.i Stall- W. hi M OV IO ' OS St.mlonl 1 , " .h r-, (top) Kclsov Atirian ( 1 I ), Devanei Hampton ( 20), Rama N ' diayc ( 22), Krisla [oMir ( 1 5». A lllc Walker ( 44) (bottom) Rachcllc Fcderico ( ?), Natasha Vital ( 2), Alexis Gray-Lawson ( 21), Lauren Grcil ( 10), Shantri-11 Snt-ftl ( 2+) 131 men ' s ond women ' s boslcetboll spnng season lacross itopi.Assistant Coach Cassie Abel KikikT,!!, , ,, , ™ ' f - ' " ' V-i ' - P» " .|... tl„J...,h ■■,-,.,,„ Cri,f™ " " ; ' " " •■ f ' P ' » " » ■-■1.. H i C,«k Tl„.„,, Sh,,, Final Record: 9-9 132 Qfhietics jn.nsl George Washington . ' spring sea rugby Date Opponent Result )l 16 0cS Humboldt Stall " , 44 --, II 14 IKS Stanlinil W. s.M ) 2i OS Santa Lvu W, S4 i l| 2h IIS )rcii( n . U (1 - tisr W. 4S (1 , M Waslimgtiin siati W, 4S (1 1 ■ s IICI W, 4(1 m HIP TS Date Opponent Result 02 02 OS Chico Stall W. S . i 02 06 08 Cal Maritiiiu- W, 5S n ()■ ' IIS IIS OKI Mission Bi-aili lhlitiL t ' lul) w, r 1 , 1)2 ' 12 OS Sai rannnto State W, SO n ' h IIS Sam Mai s CHlli ' r W, 7s ' 02 20 OS British C ' dlunihia W, 5M7 IP .M OS Utah W. 57 i IMOI OS New Mixiiii W, 7 M 1 111 111 IIS Santa t ' lara . 1 , II m iri IIS 1. xas . M W, 7i, II IM lS ()8 UC Davis W, 5S 10 05 16 08 Ntxada W, ( ; 5 20 08 Si. Culluil s HI C. Duiliani llniMisiu W. 415 5 05 26 08 I5rilisli C ' oliimliia I . 27 . lit 1 s lis K IIIU SM , . in ' ; 114 |4 US l,al I ' nK , I .. 11, 02 OS Saint Mai s W, 4 1 ; 1 0 05 08 15YII V, 54 7 Itop) Phillip Burrows, Nicholas Nialoni-v, Adam Casias, Barron N ' aughl, Eric Frv, Paul Jcsscman, Christiaan Strong, Steven Fujimoto (second) Austin I ' ugh, Jason Law, Jeremv Dcterding, Rob Sullivan, Neill Barrett, Eric Strack, Tom Rooke, NickYancev, Andrew Ritelli, Eduardo lope ., Derek Sagehorn (third) Brvan ' an Me- ter, Nathaniel Flovd, Martin Cunnie, David Witter, Anthonv Estrella, Alex Leach, Logan Howard, Codv Stevens, Zack Klaas, Connor Ring, Aran Nafisi, Sean Gallinger (lourlh) Andrew Mase, Lucas Watson, Dustin W ' atson, Julian Snellgrove, Dustin Muhn. Rvan Harris, James Besser, Pat King, Kvie Balough, Drew Hvjer, Derek Asbun, Lucas Yancev (iMrttom) Siott Kidd, RvanTavlor, Colin Hawlev, Keegan Engelbrecht, joe Welch, Zacharv Triplett, Ri- kus Pretorius, Louis Stanllll, Chris Biller, Chris (.iureiki, Sean Wilhelnix. Garv Golding -inal Kecori Highlights: Won llflh straight and 4lli imrall national championship; Won third straight IICI.A Tournament; Won Scrum Axe against Stanford. Won " World Cup " against British Columbia. ■.■T, 1 ogoni ' O ' H.ir- 133 lacrosse, rugby winter season men ' s swimming and diving (top) Dash RolhlxriJ, Hric Dunipatc, Kithard Huntir, Dominic Cathcv, Dominik . lfichtrv. Mi chad Jatari, .Vtatt Scanlan, Martti Aljand (middli-) Daniel Smith, Ian Li-ntz, Scott Sorgc, Justin Pollard, Sean Mahoncv, .Aaron Casev, Louis Vavo, Jernej Codec, William Copeland, David Russt-il, Jimmv Hcnson, Gracmi- . Ioorc, Damir Dugonjic (bottom) Coach David Durdcn Nick Ferril, Andrew GikIIh-. Kameron Flores-.MaxIk-ld, .Matthew Bcnoit, Josh Daniels, Mark Eckert, ,Alex Cushing, JoeVVhittington, Sree Akkineni.Trov Nissen, Coach NortThorton Tighlights: I ' lacitl second at Pac 1 Cham pionships; Placed fourth at NCA-A Champion- f ships; Had more student -athletes (1 1) named i to Pac- 1 .Ml .Academic teams than an other i Cal sports team; Sent more ciirrent or lor- mcr teammates ( ! S) to the 2008 OK-mpics than anv other Cal sport5 team. Novembe ' 2na m««I ogoinu V oihington • joimie ' Date Opponent Result 10 (S 07 I ' .Ullh U hb 10 19-20 07 IVifu Iii italic )iial 1,435. 50 11 02 07 Washington W 153.5- 106.5 1 1 07 07 11k si.uil, iiil Kil.iw i 1 U Mill SI in ' 1 1 15-17 07 1 liM) iiTl.in l ln italii)iial Nil team siorc 1 1 29 07 12 02 07 1 lusk lii Uatic in.il i 1 train score 1 01 25 08 Ari oiia 1 182-118 01 26 08 Arizona State V 159.5- 1 123.5 ' 02 07 08 Cal State Kikcrsliild V 1 3 3-78 02 08 08 use W 1 36 102 02 2 3 08 SiiUilord 1 M V 1 10.5 (1V28 08- (l ' ' 0l 08 Pac- 10 Diving ( " liani|iic)nslii|is m tr.uii score OJ 05-08 08 IV 10 Swiniining Clianipionsliips 2n l () 07-29 os NCAA C ' lianipli)nslii|i-. 4ll, 134 athletics winter seas A omcn ' s swimming and diving Date Opponent Result 0 OS 07 I ' .Ultlc W 163-90 u :(i 07 I YK liiMldticinai W SOS. 50 1 02 07 Washington W 155-107 1 1517 d " 1 i « l i(.■rL n( IiiMtalii ni.il i tiani VI. nn 1 29 07- 2 01 07 USA Short Course National Championships No team score :• ii_- ' ()- Long Course Time Final atiiinal Invite Nil ti Mm vt 1 iri i 08 Arizona L 17U.5- 129.5 M 2h OS Arizona st.it. W 15S 124 ' 2 01 0 llM . ' o: is ' 2 02 OS in 1 V 170 1 ?o i2 16 OS stanioni L 177-12 3 [2 27 08- U 0] OS Pac- 10 Swimmuig Ch.ininiiin .hinv 3ra 1262 i2 29 OS J 02 ()S 1 h lODivin : C hanipii iiT-hip- No ti-am Ml ire M 20-22 ()J NCAA Chanipiiinvlii])- 5th 2 1 (top) . manda Sims, Lauren Rogers, Emilv Verdin, Madison Kennedv, . manda Larson, Emily Silver, Jenna Wesley, Lauren Boyle, Erica Dagg, Dana Vollmer, Kelly Stravers, Naulie LaRo- chelle. Elise Ett-m.Tara Thomas (bottom) . imee ORourkc, Stephanie Whalen, Hannah Wilson, Kelscv HotT, Heather White, Ellic . tonobe, Sara Sun, . lexandra Ellis, Courtney Eronemo. Ra- chel Ridgewav, Samantha Young, Laura Sanford (not pictured) Kristen DulTel " l j M««1 ogonS IVoV Highlights: I ' bcx-d first atTYR Imilational; Broke school records in 200 frt-est le nfla a nd 1650 livest le; Placed third at Pac- 10 Champioaship; Placed fifth at NC. .- Championships; Had ten pb ers rexcue .■Vl I America honors; Had e en pla x-rs seli-vti-d • . } ' m hi Mi iadcmic teams. 135 men ' s and women ' s swvrvrwig and dung n pring season men ' s tennis (top) Assistant Coach Mnrti-n Christensen, Volunteer Assistant CoachTvler Browne, Pedro Zerbini, Zach Gilbert, Andv Chirila, He.l Coach Peter Wright ( second ) Team Manager Theo Leung, KalHm Stewart, Pierre Mouillon, GeolT Chizever, Team Manager Mil Bevchok (bottom) Bo hidar Katsarov, Jonathan Dahan, Nitolai Horgen, Ken Nakahara, Eoin Heavev (not pictured) Shan Sondhu Date Opponent Result 03 28 08 Arizona W. 5 2 0? 29 ()S Arizona StaU - W, 4 04 04 08 LI CI A 1 ,h 1 04 (li (l.S Use 1,5 04 11 08 ( )rt on W. h 1 04 12 08 Washington W, 4 04 19 08 Staniord I , 5 2 Final Record: 15 11,43 Highlights: Larned a bid to the NCAA Tour- nament for the ninth straight season and the 14th of 15 seasons under head coach Peter Wright; Came in third in the PaclO Confer- ence; Katsarov won the Pac-IO Singles Invita- tional, claimed the Pac 10 Doubles Invitational title with tello« (reshman phenom Uahan, and finished his freshman campaign with the most singles wins bv a frosh in Cal historv (35). .Voshington o- 136 othietics spring season ivomcn ' s tennis ristinaVisico, Daron Moore, Bojana Bobusic, Marina Cossou, Rachael Dillon, Claire llcinkas, Susie Babos, Bobbie Englert, Stephanie usano, Marion Ravelojaona RoctMMi Dillon ogoift»l Aruooo Stola • Monselo 8«mol Date Opponent Result 02 22 08 ,i-liini;u ii tat V, 6-1 02 2MtS Washington W, S 2 02 29 08 use L, 6 1 0 01 OS UCl A :4 OV05 08 William c . lar W, 6-1 0 07 08 Xn ' Uia Mall w, " ' (l 08 08 Arizona W, 6 1 0 21 08 H U W . ( 1 0 28 08 Arizona W, 6 1 0 2 " ) OS Xiizona Stall W. S 2 04 04 08 UCLA I, +-3 04 OS OS use W. b 1 04 11 08 ( )r .i;on W, 6-1 04 r ' OS Sianlnnl 1.5 2 Final Record: 21 6,6 2 Highlights: Advanced to NCAA Division 1 Cliani|)ionsbip; Ended season at record No. 3. 137 men ' s ond women ' s tennis spring season men s cre BrvccAtkinson.Antonio Brccevich, Alexander Cumskv, William Dean, Sean Ensjel, Janis lontein, Gordon Getsinacr, N ' areg Guregian, Mitcht ' Haines, Justin Hills, Marko Knezevic, Zacharv Laher, Preston Lee, Marko Marjano ic, Matt McLaren, Jarrod McClendon, Spencer Mosca David Naughton, Michael Porter, Warwick Potter, Geoffrey Roth, Brandon Shald, Charlie Smith, Thomas Sproats, Marko Stankovic, Axel Steltc Rhetton Summers, Benedict TuFnell, Kenneth Valkenier, Zacharv V ' lahos, Courtnev Wilkinson, Jack Zhou, Nikola Zunic Highlights: Finished second at llic Pac-10 Championships; had 1 2 plavers named to the Pac- 1 Rem ingAll- AcademicTcam; CalVarsitv 8 finished third in the Varsity Challenge Cup at the 106th annual Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta; Kne evic and Smith earned All-Pac- 10 Honors; Dean won the Grand Challenge Cup at part ol Canada ' s under-2? Men ' s 8 at the Henlev Roval Regatta; Cai alumnus Wet el wim a gold medal in Canada Men ' s 8 in the Olympic Finals; alumnus Frandsen won a silver medal in Canada Men ' s Fair. Date Opponent Result 03 30 08 Pac- 10 Challenge V8 wins 1)4 Oh US S.in 1 )ir j( 1 C rcw C ' las ii ,S 4tli 04 19 08 Stanford ln itational V8 loses ()4 26 0,S Wa lniwl ' III S loses 05 0 3 08 Staiiloni WS loses OS l,s (i,s P.u 10 C ham]5ii)nshi|is 2nil, (i i point ' 138 othletics spring season uvomcn s crew Lra Allen, Elisa Arthur. Shauna Baciluka. Kclsoy Bates, Erica Bcllis, Katie liostian, Kirstcn Campbell, Alexis Campbell-Craven, Katie Caves, mdsav Collishau, Jill Costello, Danielle I etlotV, ' Maggie Devine, Beth Dovic, 1 ninia Dunn, Krista Ellis, Arielle Fersht, Sydney Ford, Samantha ieath, Melissa Herman, Elena Huniphrexs. Marx Jeghers, Eexa KarpjMnen, A.lru nnc KrlKi, 1 nu Kinder, Emmie Koenig, Laurel Kuhn, Sarah Iwon, Lizzie Lang, Katie Luke, Cami McColgan, Kat y Milton, Bridget Moran, Lauren Nowinski.Taryn O ' Connell, Summer Ohiendorf, Becky Qcheco, Onna Poeter, Avalon Radvs, Candice Rediger, -anna Rocchi, Jennv Rusher, Sam Sartor, Ali Seders, Kaiti Seders, Sam Silxia, Jen Traut- lian, Lauren Tvburski. Claudia Waltcrspicl. Rai hael Wojnouski Highlights: Swept Stanford in the Big Row- won the Pac-10 Championships, claiming tha-e ol lour races; platvd third at NCAA Women ' s Rowing Clxanipionships; had IS players named to PaclO All-Academic Team; had lour plau-rs nanietl All American, with Ne in earning Coaching Honors; C) " Neill and Ncvin « tc named CRCA West Region Coaches of the Year and O ' Neill « as nannxl I ' ac- 10 CoCoach of theYcir; Nichols placxtl fourlli in Sr. and Jr World Clumpionslii| s. Date Opponent Result 33 30 08 Pac-10 Challenge V8 wins n 2b (i,s Washington S Ills 35 0 ()S Stanford ' S ins )5 18 08 I ' ac lU Chainpionships jst, 1 ' - |)(iints 35 31 OS Nt A Chanipionshijis WA. -) |ii ints 139 men ' s and women ' s crew fall season cross countrv Date [At ' Ilt Rt ' sult ()4.()| ()7 LlSh [n itati()nal M 2mi. V 2ml 09 29 07 Stantord Invitational M 2 net. W 8th 10,06 07 San [raiK isid Mate ln itational M 2n l. 2n.l 1(1 1 -i (IS I ' rr NCAA- M hi , mh 10 27 08 Pac-10 Championships M ?r l, V9th 11 10 07 NeAAWcst Ri-aionai M4lh,VV9tl. 11 19 07 NCAA Chanipioiisliips Ihili (top) Volunteer Assistant Coach Chris Coflt-e, Jcrt-mv Eaton, Phil McKennan, Nick Palladino, M,. . Coc, Kari Karlsson, Steve Sodaro, Mackenzie Pierce, Eric Lee, Austin Jett.Yosef Ghehrav, Mark tusak. Volunteer Assistant Coach Kevin Davis, Head Coach Tonv Sandoval (middle) DawitTeslav Chris Chavez, Patrick Lvnch, Patrick Gustie, Joev Thomas, David Torrence, Matt Miller, Sean » . Pippa Macdonald, Peter Deptula, John Cheng, Tavlor Brvson (bottom) Assistant Coach Maj; ' ! il ' Lcwv, Chelsea Rcillv, Araceli Huerta, Alvsia Johnson, Rebecca Yau, Gabriela Rios-Sotelo, R ' Palm, MavC Huang, Alison Greggor, Rfrt:tn,i I ' .im, Francesca Weems joinp Highlights: Placed in the top 10 four times, including two second-place tmishes; Came in eighth out of 28 teams at the Stanford Invitational and ninth out of i teams at the NCAA West Regional. ' rbty ca ou Ofid Chelsea ((e Women: Senior Rebecca Yau and freshman Chelsea Reilly led the Cal women ' s cross countr team to a strong season. Reillv paced Cal at the San Francisco Invitational, Pac- 10 championships, and NC.-K.A West Regional, while Yau fmished first among the Bears at the Stanford Invitational and the Pre-NC. ' VA meet. Men: Led bv DavidTorrence.Yosef Ghcbi and Mark Matusak, Cal men had their b season in historv in 2007. Thev participat as a team in the NCA. championships I the first time ever and reached their high national ranking ol eighth. 140 athletics rack and field spring seasoi jophonxxe Ryon Shuie ' oi ih« po;« rou t ■ AJekMv Shepalev (mcni Bonnv Appanaitis. Alejandro Baumu. Ja id Best. Michael Bradley. Scan Carcv. Dev Chahal, HarMnd Chahal. Chris Cha e2. John Cheng. .Michael Coc. Sleven Conrad. Peter Dcptula. ]errm Eaton. Francis Gadavan. Yosef Ghebrav. Christian Green. Jake Hanson. .Aus- tin Jett. Kari Karl.sson. Cohn Kenned . Tojsh Kennedy. Craig Kent. Gri ore Ke . Patrick Kowalsky. Cameron Kroll. KcMn Kuechlcr, Kelvin Kumar. Eric Lee. . leksandr Lindquist. Patrick LxTich.Thomas M.ick. .Martin .Marie. .Mark .Malusak. Phil .McKennan, Jon .Meacham. Man .Miller. .Matthew .Miller. Kvie .Mills Bunje. .Miles Palados. Nick Palladino. .Micah Parker. Kellan Patterson. Jordan Paul, . ndres Per- ezchica. Nick Porter. Rvan Shuler. Steve Sodaro. Andrew Ste ms, Jonathan Suddabv. Justin Ta. Dawil Tesfa!iila.ssie. Joey Thomas. Dasid Torrence. Keagan Wethington. Robert Williamson, Ed Wright. R an Young ( women! Natalva Bencbv. Kandi Bonly Elizabeth Bo iston. Kem Bovle. Kimvon Broom.Tavlor Brison. Stephanie Cullors. Kayla Dixon. Shannon Forbes. Tavlor Franklin. Cherrelle Garrrn. Cyrena Giordano. Alison Greggor. Tifani Gnmes. Knstin Holmes. Danielle Hoolko. Dantia Hudson. Araceli Hueru. Hayley Ha«aHe. Alysu Johnson. Wppa .MacDonald. .Mercedes .Marchbanks. Imka .McPher- son, Kristen Meisler. Kalic .Morgan. Sarah .Momson. Cameo .Motley, Lollie Onipede. Linda Oseso. Rebecca Palm. Mackenzie Pierce. The- resa Raul). Chelsea Reilh, Gabnela Rios-Sotelo. Evelyn Smith. Kiely Smidi. TraCTV Stewart, eronica Stimson. Alluson Slokke. Cassandra Strickland. RowrnaTam. .Maurita Toler. Brook Turner, Daisy Van Ra- vt-nswaav, FranoescaWeems, Lavah Willis, Rebecca Yau. .Artensia Young (coaches) Volunteer .Avsistanl Coach Kevin Davis. Coach .Magdalena Levvv. Coach .Mike Gipson. Volunteer .Assistant Coach Jonas Hall grimvson. Coach John Remban. Head Coach Tony Sandoval. Coach Ed .Miller, Coach Sc«lt Slover.VnIunteer Assistant Coach Chns Coffee Highlights: Woim-n platoil 22rKl, men placed 7Kl al NC.A. Tournament, led bv Katie Morgan (pole vault), David Torrence (15 meters), and .Vlartin Marie (discus). 1 Prethman Tfocev S ev rt o v ' ' p ' ju 4l«VieY ' i pf ' r. 141 coss country, frock and deid spring season men ' s gymnastici Date Opponent Result 01 IS OS Stanlord W, H7.25-U6.75 01 26 fis M.mti inl ( )|nn 2n(l, 57. 011 02 Ih IIS ( )hi(i M.ilc W, V - .2 Vt] 02 23 08 I ' aiilii C ' M%1 C ' U sK 3rd, 354.400 03 08 08 Stanford Hi- 1 li|. I , b.l ' -,()- V ' - .hi() 0V15 ()S l iiii Stall W. •ih().400-SSI. (1(1 O4 O5 OS ' SJ e liampion hijis 3rcl, 356.050 04 17 OS ' ' lijm ( lu.ilili ' ■ nl, 57.100 r lir Block, Kvk- Bradv, Scan Brvan, Kvlc Bunthuwong, Kvson Bunthuwong, Colin Christ, Bryan del (j tillo, .Vlichacl del Junco, Justin Franklin, .Mark Freeman, Daniel Geri, Eric Haeus.sler, Kvie Litow, ' ! Ml Neill, Aaron .Mov. Fvan Roth, 1 liroki Voki)vania I Highlights: B«-gan the season bv upseting then No. I Stanlord, took tilth at the NC. A Championships; McNeill became the most decorated gvmnast in program history - repeating on parallel bars and winning his third title on pommel horse - to bring his career total to five; other members - including Block, Kvson Bunthuwong, and Kvle Bunthuwong also helped lead the Bears to a ,13-12 overall record. ■ renn iiaie 00 Marcn i 3 - AieKsey jnepcic A Oinit Pedfi jlole 142 athletics A omcn ' s gymnastics nna Bttimtt, NiLula La linian, Mclanii Lhcni;, Av .r Gee, Bndgcttc Glass, Sophia Hocini, Jessica lev, Siobhan Luce, Nassim Mirreghabie, Kciko Nakamura, Alii Szutu, TilTanv Tam, Nicki Wells, lia Williams, Kendall Zdvorak Date Opponent Result 01 1 1 () S Lie |)aM-.T.. . ri Isi, 1 )2.32d 01 20 OS ri oiia Statr 1 . 14S.l7i 141.750 01 25 OS Washington L. 193.975-188.450 02 01 ON Arizona 1 . i ' -)4.(s5(i r (».4:5 02 10 OS Orison Stall- 1 , 195.175-l ' l.?25 02 24 OS Staiii(ir l 1 . I " » ■7 1 1 V ll)(l 02 29 OS Cat Cla.s.sic 4th. 191.000 0 07 OS s.u taimnlo siali . Ut Da is, Seattle I ' .lrilu 2nd, 103.700 0S 16 0N C ' al State Fullirt.in, UC Davis, San Jdsc State 2ml, 194.100 () ' 21 OS Bolsi- Stati- 1 , 145.400 1 " :. 700 OV29 ()S I ' .u III (. " haiiinionshin 5th, 193.400 Highlights: Placed fifth at Pac-10 Championships; three plavers made Pac-10 .Ml .Academic Team; totik fourth in the Cat Classic quad meet; had four members make the NC.A.A West Rcgionals. with HtKini finishing nmth all around with a career be-st score of J8.700. Agomsi Stontonj o " feb 24 Aryn S ' o ' Xje ' A O ' l ' 5 ' 0 " 0ni CI eb i4 i.r,r. SK Ijr J . 143 men ' s ond women ' s gymnositcs Km • A- c n t T c c T - 144 orgonizations c t pD watched in 2;reat anticipation as the cur- 9ms pull hack, the music trickles through the the sound system and the li ' jhts slowly fade on. Our attention is focused on the action on sta e. Without being part ol the actual production ot any eyent, we haye no idea what went on dur- ina the weeks and days that led up to the opening show. Did you see the stressed and tired look on the director ' s face the day before? What actually happened behind the scenes? 145 organizations MMt Cal ' s new fashion quarterly What was your most memorable moment from a BARE photoshoot? M miMt n»cmi)Mblc m«»ntrnl «a wlu-n I nci-dr l l Ip 1 motlrl ItMMcn up lor ihc fir l i»uc, I ticndcil In iiukr hrr bugh. but none of mv jokn ucrc funn . M» out ! ! ' ihr blue I v»id " I Kuc three booh ' And »hc tmikrd At mr tunncil and started Uughing vi Her ph«ito turnei) out great! Kailx ' l hreii-r Miller, Sophomore. Pramiu til li I did a " GlH Nitwit )ut " phot »hiMil at j restaurant w ith ibtuuh of Indi girU, and the place pullitl out all the ttofM for thea - ladio. Our models enjovetl the faniiesl dishes and dnnks on the house; I sampled the leftmers. I reallv ss ish I nas beautiful % ith an Irish aiver Nathan Lui " IVilitiial Economs of Industrial J iL-f A£ s staff includes writers, photographers, models, designers, and business members. " Whether vou ' re curvv or thin, athletic or not, " reads fi.1A£ ' s manifesto on models, " with blonde hair or brossii hair or n d hair, or no hair, dark skinned or fair skinned, tanned, pierced, or lattOfXHl - what unites our models is their confidence, ease in front of a camera, and their willingness to both follow direction and get creative. " ai . tu,, II, ilic.il.iiiiii; " . ..U .HlJ c .l s iicwvsl modt ' l. .Mlrr j jump in thr shinviT, Miu ral vour bag itimpli-ti- with all vour liasii makeup ami a varii-tv ol pantii-s and Im.is 111 mi with all tlu- linllii-.s vou may In- iniHli-ling. M 6 a.m., vour doorlii-11 rings. You an- BARE ' s iTcalixc director. When vou answer the door of vour apartment, in lome the photographer, wardrobe stvhsts, the hair and makeup designer, the production lead who organized todav ' s photoshoot, and uur new model. The apartment is irazv with a dozen people running about, colToe being chugged, and clothes that don ' t quite work right lor todav ' s shoot strewn acro.ss the furniture. At 7 a.m., the production lead is ushering vou out of the apartment and into one ol the cars headed for the shoot location. You are B.IR£ ' s photographer. On the wav over, vou ' re thinking about the concept, hoping that this perfect lighting of the earlv morning persists, and getting excited lor the challenge of photographing three outfits in two hours. At 9 a.m., the shoot is going overtime. You are BARE ' s production stafler. You veil out, " Seriously everyone, last five frames, and we ' re done! " Thc buzz of being on set keeps everyone out longer than the set time. Not only are you time keeper, but mer the past ty vo hours, vou ' e helped the model change in and out of clothes, re-hairspraved the model ' s hair about a dozen times, suggested to the creative director new poses that the model could tr , and held vour hand over the photographer ' s lens to change up the light, . nd hopefully, later today, you ' ll get to help choose the best photos from today ' s shoot that will land in BARE macja ine ' s next issue. , l nodi), viiu meet for lunch with the editor and some production team members. You are RARE ' s creative director. Just this morning vou were directing the shoot, but now It ' s lime to show the photos, and pick the best one. Alter ordering lunch, you bust out the laptop, put in the Cr given to vou by the photographer, and go through the 400 photos line li iiiu, Uiilii iiu iiairiiH it ilo»ii In l! At 2:10 p.m., Vf u get an email. You arc layout designer..Attacheil to the email is the phni chosen Irom today ' s shixit.You deciilc the coli i be enhanced and that you want to change the i you open up .Adobe Photoshop and get to w. already have a sketchbook full ot ideas on wli i for the layout of this spread, and soon ennuul be in InDesign moving that creativity to conipi .At i p.m., vour phone rings. You .in- B(, business manager. It ' s the owner ol .i Hirki hair salon on the line, and she tells you she «, to advertise in BARE moga mc. You haxe her s you their advertising materials, ami exiiti grab vour binder to add another advertiM-r the client list. In addition to getting calls like i you ' ve organized advertisement sales worksh for the stall, brought in speakers to engajje business team on how to hone sales skills ami w it ' s like to work in publishing, and been a liai for BARE to big brands and local businesses a| 4 p.m., you shake hands with the di sig You are BARE reporter. This is vour first timi San Franci-sco Fashion Week, and you can ' t lieli vou ' re about to interview the professional li designer whose work you ' ve just si-en go di the runway. This Q .A is going to make a stt story for BARE, and who knows, maybe sntnc you ' ll be at Bryant I ' ark writing for of . 8 p.m., you push open the dour behind vvl you hear music, chatting, and page Hipping. Ynu a BARE stall member. When you usually meet up working on BARE maga inc, the attire is casual, but tonight ' s magazine relea.se party, it ' s a chic soiree; girls are all wearing their best LBD, men in suits, see models, photographers, business team meiiihi layout designers, editors, writers, production slafli. and friends and supporters ofB.1R£mui j in - all aro ' the room. Everyone is admiring, crititjuing, drciir up ideas for new photoshoots and articles, sliar. laughing, and connecting. They ' re all living B.t 146 organizations green threads ORGANIC ALTERNATIVES FOR ALL YOUR FASHION NEEDS I fashion HIGHLIGHTS FROM SF FASHION WEEK (k lt)Thi- sftond edition of B. R£ maga me (calurcs thf meanings we ittath to color. BAKE, a nt-w student t.ishiun publication on campuN. IS published c|uartiTlv in August, NoM-mbcr. K-bruar . and Mav. (below) Sophomore RosieWang scrolls through photos at a planning meeting lor B. hE ' s second edition. Now with a siafT of about 20 " hard- core " members and a total staff of about 50 students, the magazine draws on a diversity of talent at a university in which the fa.shion looks are man . it not endless. Courtesy BARE Magozme (left! B.IR£ members congregate around a laptop at a staff meeting. h. M. Fditor in Chief and founder senior Ooreen Bhxh. left, wantetl to create a magazine that appn aches fashion as " more than just cloth on a biKh. " but a mixle of Nelf-expression available to all 147 bofe mogozine I Besides competing, dancers perform and teoc (lop, jlxnr) Brrkctcv ccimpclo in tht I Uh Annual UCSO leaner bv ihc- Shorr competition in San Dicgti on March 1 . The largest collegiate ballroom and Latin dance competition. Dance bv the Shores iIm) had a profeuional performance bvTonv Dovolani and Elena Grinenko from the popular ABC ihow " Dancing With the Stars " " Apart fn m the inlensitv of the compi ' titive e ent». we all truly enjov dancing. " uid junior Jennifer Wang, who fondiv remembers danang the night awav with her leammatex while ihcy waited for the buses to arrive after the 2008 Cal Stale Championships. Courte v BeHtcley Ballroof " Done! (above, right) Bcrkelev dancers compete at the Highlh Annual UC Berkeley Ballroom Classic tin Feb. 23 in Pauley Ballroom. In addition to hundreds of talented collegiate dancers, the event also featured a spectacular showcase by Tomas Atkocevicius and Aira Bubnclvtc, Lithuanian prolessional ballroom champions and grand finalists in all major US professional ballroom championships. Af fi ir eJon ' 148 organizations C I aiuiiii; with llu- M. in " Iu rcitnlK i.ikcii llu- - M nation bv sli rn , ami miIi llii-, li.is ilriMii I tht ' |«ipiilarilN ol lullnxiin l.iiu iiio to luw _ htii;lil Vol li r most, it remains a distant worKI ,1 nalin l Katfil in tlu- ilopths Ik ' VoihI their television reiKs Ilashx losluines, lunkv niusie, anil ila ling js anil arms spinning ami spiralino everv whiih «av; :ii(iether it seems like a prettv inaeiessihie uorlil. lUit •rkelrv HallriM)m Darners have turneil this arounil ami K ' neti the iliHirs to this worlil In the Iih al iominiinit . If vou ' ve over l(X)ketl into ballri«)m lessons at a |)ri - ksional studio, vou ' ll kmm that lor the t piial lolleoe ident, to get truly serious ami invoheil in hallrooni luld most likely entail selling your car (il you ha e c to begin «ith, yvhieh also leaves the jiroiilem ol w you ' re going to get to said studio), setting up lanip (Vople ' s Park, and living olT bread and xvalir rations the duration ol vour darning lite. Well, okax, niavln- wouldn ' t go that lar. ..but it comes elose. In short, llroom dancing is not the most linanciallv feasible or .u-ticallv acces.sible sport to get involved vv ith, partic irb in college. Vet college seems like llie iileal time to new and crazv things like ballroom. So our solution s to oiler allorilable on campus social dance lessons students and the local community, taught bv our very n advanced dancers. Our les.sons happen in Hearst Gvm, where twice iVeek you ' ll hear the happy sounds of blaring music lapping feet being newly introduced to the joys dance. Here we are able to bring diverse students m all academic and social backgrounds together in hareil interest made available to cvervonc. And there illv is nothing quite like watching a physicist and an major trv to figure out together how a natural turn wait , or a cha-cha basic works all this while par- .ing in a sport that has been shown to engage all the 1eri-nt parts of the Ixjdv, as well as the mind tor un lited physical and mental benefits. Not only do we hold regular lessons in Hearst, we i Irequenl many on-campus events held bv other dent groups and fraternities, where we are often in- ed to teach sixial dance cla.sscs on venue, or pertbrm Iroom demos. iMost ot our demo dancers anil social I ichers are top level Bay Area amateur competitive I uxTs who never tail to ilaz lc and astound audieni es and students nspeitivelv. Ivenls we ' ve perlormed at in llu past mcluile the .ASUC Dance Marathon, C ' al mentor program events at local sihools, ,MV ' iharitv events, as well as many others. .Ml in all, we try to make ourselves a strong pre.si-nce in the communilv, makiii.; ballroom ilaniing available in all Inrms to anvoni who h.is an interest. In addition to our partii ipatimi In loial (-vents, lierkelev ballroom Darners also org, ni es ami hosts two larger events each year right here on the berkelev Campus. In the tall we have our annual Dance Camp, a day ol intensive dance training primarily lor our mem bers, but also opin to the general publii, wherein |)ro lessional coaches are invited on campus to teaih us the finer details of the ten international Ballroom and I atin dances. In the spring we holil our main event ol the year, the Berkeley Classic Ballroom Competition I his year the Birkeley Classic was held on I-ebruar 2 i in Pauley Ballroom, and was attended by over 200 com petitors from all over the Bav . rea, including many ol our own members. It was a lantastic all dav event wilJi not only competitive events tor ballroom dancers ot all styles, but also our own dose ol crazv Berkeley spirit as we belli competitive tun liances open to compititors anil spectators alike, as well as vvackv team matches, all ot this interspersed with much sih iai dancing where cv- ervone in the room mingled and got to know each other through the medium of dance. We then wrapped up tin day with a showcase bv professional ballroom daim i Thomas .■Ktkocexicious and Mra BubneKti-, whiih kit everyone in awe and wonder (no, we still haven t tig ured out how lliev move like that cither). Spectator and competitors alike were enraptured bv the entin day s ilancing, and incredulous at the crazv ireativem s of our events, but all the madness ultimatelv kit everv one smiling, and hopelulK prepared to come back lor more next year So next time vou see a group of people Ballroom and 1-jtin dancing on campus, hajipilv oblivious to the curk)us interested stares being directed llieir wav, vou ' ll know that ' s us. And what ' s more, you ' ll know thai " Dancing with the Stars " isn ' t as far olf as you mav think, whether it be in tlie lorm ol .social le,s.sons, on-campus demos, or a wild day watching the unique event that is .i collegiate ballroom competition. Bi-rliclfv ' s icmalc tlanct-rs WMl l jciistagr jl till- 1 7th .Annual Harvard InvilalKinal (. ' (inipetilion on .March 8. " h Mas a i;ri-at IxMnlinc cxptTJcncc, " sail! Irl• hnun KiiseWhilMin. nl irav iling w llh hir Ikrkilcv teammates. " I ' lu» iMllrmim on the East Coast is up T inlrn.sc! " Story by Jennifer Yong, President What goes into preparing for a ballroom competition? Wi l jrii sli |t% .itiit |ir.ii II. I i.M r jiiil -A. r » )ii rnprtili in liav. girK nrrii In tin ivair (with lot nl L fl) and Int-s nl «lagt makeup, nialir %ure v r luve our nater, cnstumes. tnuih up malu- up. . hn al getting rvni lor periormanie, alttinugli Me i RoM- Whitxin. I Preparing li r a l allrf om eainpetittnn intriliet, ini lunilanienlallv, many hours ul prailiee and coaching to find ami i x our weaknesses; head positions, [posture. Iranie, lechmcjue, and eserv other conteival le element ol our Ixxlics anil movement Tile week iK ' lore the competition, we run full rounds, whiih are basKallv full rehearsals ol our routines as though we were in a lompetition setting, as well as lots ol ' last minute practice of course, f-inallv. the morning ol the competition, most girli on our team wake up at around 4 or 5 a.m. lo do their hair and makeup for the big day ahead (guys have the luxurv ol ' waking up an hour 4»r two later to simpiv gel their hair) and then everyone heads out at around 7 a.m. to our designated meeting plao which we depart lo our competition destinatifl - Jennifer Yang, junior. English Ph; lac rt lati P V Enc Laung lklt . Ut ., ;..... ll. llnorat (he l-ifth Annual Berkeley Ballniom Beginners C ' ompetition on Oct. 20 in Hearst Gvm, f-or those evrn less aciiuamtefi w ith hallriNim darning, the talented IWrLelev HailriN ni Oani-ers olTer SOI lal dancT levs4HLs on campus f.u h week in Hearst ifsni. 149 Berkeley bollroom dancers n Story by Andrew Moisley, Presider ' What was your most memorable Col Cooking Club event? M mtttt mrntoriblr r rnt tt.l when »r hj l j taunnt C liiiK at Spt-ngrr ' hifh (J rolln. The cxc».-uli c ihct At Spender . l f i»n Btnscn. ihd an in Trtlihlr iitl Uuring « man diihr (ulmon three Mji ' ) jn l hrlplul kiti ' hrn iip . Sufu Jouraver t-nMrtmnicntal tcnnomin anij olii Vc had a live euuking show bv L " he( Gre nir (rom irrgoir . a Frrnth restaurant in Berkeley ' s ' Gourmet Ghetto " Me made the most amazing mat and I ' ve e er had! NU-Ieu I in. So|ihovnnfr. Onarrvabnn and ReMU It unuld ha c lo be l} c officer potlucks.Thev were a lot fun getting to know oer one and of course stulling ouncKrs wilh delicious, homemade food! - Andrew I.u. Fn Batincss Administration Lii jJiistiiJ l efmilelv the Berkelev International Rxm! Festival, .iusc we all put V) much work and mj mut stn into the e enl that it wa» great to see uch a sun -Tiflan L . Fr a Organizing our lumlraising BBQ was lots of fun. It was ■at to cook on a Hale mui.h bigger than I am useti to. I got the chance to grill hundreds of burgers and chi )0 poumis ol onioas! Maria Zizka, Sophomore, Integrative Hp lo 150 organizations till Cal Cooking Cluh grew in massive |iiprti()n this year our llrst m-noral mci-tini; 111 SiptiniluT turnrd awav niori- than 100 ludtnts. as iiK.n than 500 filled 2050 VLSB mtii Its aisles. James Moisev ol San Franiisi ' o ' s Firellv Restaurant stunne d the erowil with his knowledge ol how to make a lonianlk dinrur in BiTkelev ' s dorms. .Armeil with just a miirowaNe anil a licjuid measuring cup, James nuked a potato and turned its insides inli gnocchi dough. He microwaved haton. hiati-d a white .sauce of corn starch and milk, and boiled the water in the microwave to cook the dumplinijs. The results were astounding. It was an incredible beijinning lor the Cooking Club, and it left us with manv volunteers to help organize our club ' s biggest event, the Cal vs. Stanford Iron chef Cook-OIT. The Golden Bears won thi- first Cleaver from the Cardinal last vear, anil the Cardinal was eager to take it back. .■Xs it turned out, howe er, the Stanloril Cooking Club, being Irom the weaker campus, was not quite up to the challenge ol staging the event, as Cal had done the first time But graciouslv, the Golden Bears stepped up to the plate and ortered to re host the competition, merelv asking ih.il Stanlonl be kind enough to show up. .And so despite ha ing everv thing from TV crew s to judges to balloons to rallies readv for the earlv December match in I ' aulev Ballroom, the lackluster Cardinal soiled themselves again. Two weeks before tile competition the Stanford Cooking Club pulled out, explaining that their |iarent-sponsor organization, Stanlord Dining, was unpreparetl to send them to back lo Berkelev. This absurd and embarrassing turn ol events onlv led to aiiotlur liollnw Stanlord promise: thev would host the competition in the Spring. .Mter months ol inexplicable postponements, the Cardinal raised its napkin and surrendered without a fight. lortunatelv, the Cal Cooking Club survived this debaile unscathed, enjoving its bedrock lineup ol Restaurant and Home Clinics, including demonstrations at ene ia, (. harles Chocolates, and TukTukThai .Market, including a Basic Skills Clinic, Dessert Clinic, and a special Brownie Clinii on .■ pril 20. What ' s more, the Cal Cooking ClubTeam, which included Crislina l.au, Maria Zizka, .Maggie Crawford, Kieran DulTv, and me, took fourth place in the annual Crabby Chef Competition at SpengrrI Pish Grotto. Cal ' s uni(]ue crab and mango potsii ' beat out the more decorative submissions Cafle V ' ene ia, Montclair Bistro, and Contra Co Culinary Aca lemy. Htiwever, we saved our biggest event for last Tl Lower Sproul Charity Barbecue .saw the Cal Cookii; Club teamed with Habitat for Humanity, UNICh and the Senior Class Council to make mone awareness, burgers, and hot dogs for the passlng-l Cal community. Cooking Club ' s own Kieran Duf and Maria i .ka heroically organized the event, whii served more than 500 of my own chipotle mayonnai- and grilled-onion burgers in a single lunchtime. And such is the Cal Cooking Club: Membership open to the general public at S 10 per year and $25 fc life. We work with Bay . rea restaurants to bring d culinary arts to Berkelev students. Our organi atii is made up ol mostly undergraduate and gradua students with a broad range ol cooking experieme. General .Meetings are held once a month ai leature cooking demonstrations by cclcbrati Berkeley chefs. They often finish with samples ol ll lood highlighted in the lesson. Previous presente include Maggie Pond of Cesar, Cindy Deetz ol C ,il enezia, andTodd Kneiss of Bistro Liaison. Home Clinics are held at least once a nmnl ' sometimes we have two or three. These clinics tal advantage of our club ' s extraordinary ethnic diversn bv allowing our members to learn to ct)ok Irom oi another. Home clinics are usualK held at one ol tl Westminster Houses, and cost five to ten dollars. Restaurant Clinics are hekl at least once a nion at notable lotal destinations. Each restaurant clii lets our members cook in the kitchen of a restaurai and learn techniques directly from its head chel. V generally prepare a thrcc-cour.se meal and devour • soon afterwards. Such extraordinary events usual run just ten or twenty dollars. Tfie Dining Committee eats (and drinks) sever times a month at local restaurants. We eat, disiuv review, and socialize over lood! This committee ideal for people who are sick of eating ilorm too- want to take advantage of living around so mat atnazing restaurants, are interested in exploring nr cuisines, or simply just love to eat good food! J(XI7 2008 Cil Cixikiti)! Tluli iidliiT (il.Kk«iM ir..in i.i|. .. i • ( I un lr4i ing lluiri. Amlnw lUmhuit ( IVi-wunT). hrit Runiw (C ' linii 1 uixmi, IuIk ' L Ir lira (Cllnu I uiuinl. Angle Vifij; ( Wcliin «lcr). Andn-» Mciiiry (I ' rrMilrnI), Vklurij 1 «• (t ' linii I uiMin), Kalhnn (.imk (Virrurv). Cat Irr (lliimc Clink Cluir), anil Mrliu I in (l ' ul luii C ' lun Cal Cooking Club celebrates culinary arts lull mt-mhrr» wjtih 4« thr Kr l (.hrf ..I ln picjl I r4 liv prvparr a meal. Kr tJurAnl ilintt- illdMt-iJ inrmbcr to u-» fir ! Iiind ih - Irthniqur utiliynl In ht-atl ihfl» fnjm l«M.al rc-fUurinl uml provult-d u ipp rtunit tu tn nr« cuisine !) The ttnl ol cAth clinic j tragc i mughly 1 10 S20 per per«jn ( UUm ( At general meeting in ' 1)50 VLSB. Jame Moiio ol hrcfl Krstaurant demonstrate how to make I rumanlic dinner ming the en few iiijrfdienu. an average college student Miuld have in his or her dorm. Cjeneral Meeting were held onte a month and U-atureil cooking dcmon»tration. In iclebratrd IfK al chc) " ' 151 Students organize, perform elaborate showcase t right) 1 Li li ii aitti Nliaii iJuoD ; luiluijuU iti t))r ' u-Uun)(-M- (. ' ulltirt- Show lashioi sliow III! April 1 m rllt ' rtuili Mall. (righl. brlo« ) Sluc!cnt perform in ih - ?Jml inntul Pilipino C ' ullurjl Nighi 4PC N) inApril 20. Eniiri ' lv student run, PCN howcAit- Pilipino AnitTuan lul lurr through cUbonU- dances, M ngs, mxs, and cummunitv dulo utv 152 orgonizotior.s BUiiiiianiiiaifiHinfiBi Gheorghe Chislol J " fm gu rn and Christine Lc pcriorm jn inlcrprrtnt- dance about eucalyptus oil at the Fall 2007 Vietnamese Student Association Showcase. Intentionally lighthiartcd , the shfiucase featunxl singing, dancing, acting, stdem, martial art , p x-tr and fashion and ended with an " open mic " session. Vietnamese Fall Showcase " Autumn Heorl " by Vielnonnese Student Associatio November I 5, 2007 m 1) 2 Wursler Holl Directors Huon Dong ond John Viel Japanese American Culture Show " Fomtly Portrait " by Nikkei Student Union December 2, 2007 in Wheeler Auditorium Directors: Kevin Homono, Keith Ichmogo, Bnon Jocson, Ryon Sodokane Indus Culture Show " River " by Indus South Asion Cultural Alliance April 12, 2008 in Zellerboch Playhosue Chinese Culture Show " Bound by Blood " by Chinese Student Association April 1 3, 2008 in wheeler Auditorium Vietnamese Culture Show " Petals in the Wind " by Vietnamese Student Association April 19, 2008 in Zellerboch Hall Producer John Viel, Director Uyen Nguyen Pilipino Cultural Night " Awal en Movement " by Pilipino Americon Alliance April 20, 2008 in Zellerboch Holl Producers: Lisa Ang, Adrien Salozar, April T. Uy Korean Culture Show By Koreon American Student Associotion April 26, 2008 in Julia Morgan Theatre (ilipmo c Story by Kevin Lom, fVesidd What lesson(s) has Cal Habitat for Humanity taught you? ( ' IVopIc irr gcncntus uvi doing cr kc» lor i iht " r ' l lu r til br dull when vou have laid-l J fun propir with i u. Jamir Ranola, Sophomore. Inlv rativt- B ' j Cal Habiut ha taught nic to hv thankful fuj lall things in life. - Caitl -n Cahi it Alwav» wear a hat! Evrn if vou arr not near the mcr and nail one wear one. ' cause chantv .irv K mrthmg is bound to fall on vou - trust me! - Nano Coreas, Frr m Mass Communications PoliticalJ ei VT learned about afTbrdable housing issues in the Ba a and all omt the uorld. the importance c cifuit . ' and how tt) properK use a hammer. - Steven Nguven, Sophomore, Eo Most importantlv. I ' ve learned to not take anMbing r granted because there are so manv people out there with to much v f.. Habitat has also shown me Kow great volunteering is and gives me hope l ecause there are so man other people willing to dcdkate time and monev to our cause. Sluxla ipilktT. Fre hman. PuMk H h jenniler Kim and Fartiad Tarahmand work on a Mabitat house in Livermore during Berkele Build Day. ■} go prrpare J to work hard and enthusiastic because we arc contributing to a home for someone who is incrediblv excited and thankful for it, " said freshman Shavia Spilkir 154 organizations t ' v l ' 94 ami Apple liaN jusl nliasiil its I ' dwit Ijc GJ. Miki- Tvson his recvntiv been si-n ■ liiiivd J war ' s imprisonmiTit, Microsoft will I n-lcaso Window s 98 in May, and llu- press is i L .ill uM-r the Columbine High School shooting. nil the world all amuck, it ' s hard to stav focused on schoolwork, let alone light for allordahle hous inij in vour very own community. But four ambitious Berkeley students took on that task in Spring 1999. En isionint; a day where poyerty and homelessness are things of the past, these four students registered a Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter at the LIniyer sit ol Calilornia, Berkeley. Since then, the club (novy commonly referred to as Cal Habitat) has grown to oyer ?00 members and is on its way to completing a full sponsorship ol a Habitat home in Oakland. Members hayc built frames, torn down rotten solTets, dug ditches, sold hotdogs, and washed cars all in an elTort to make owning a home an alVordable option to low income families in the Bay Area. . luck few haye also participated in Collegiate Challenge ami Global Village, programs that grant students opportunities to build in countries .such as ..imbia. New Zealand, New Orleans (three times), 1 Liwaii, and Honduras. Each weekend, eager members attend construc- tion workdays, serye at soup kitchens, participate in hou.se restorations, and fundraise money at lootball and basketball concessions. Bv the end of the 2007- 2008 school year, Cal Habitat members will haye yol- unteercd over 4,000 hours of their time at these eyents and raised more than S 1 5,000, which does not include a S 10,000 matching grant from State Farm Insurance. .■ nd w hat happens on a workday, you ma ask. Do volunteers really get to w ield hammers and nail guns? K building experience required? X your typical con- struction site, yolunteers begin the morning with a safety orientation at 9 a.m. followed bv a breakdown of the day ' s tasks. Those tasks can include framing, dig- ging, painting, or eyen installing hardwood Hoors. Yes, Global VilUgc participanu pou- at a TvsX top m a hikf in Hi n«iura- . I icturf i: Suraj Patt-l. . li-x Kudlick, Frances Kwnni;. Karlv Comiftrt, . lam Nci-dflnun. Bina Pali-l. Kriltan ' illiani .Ti(Tan Long. .Michcllt ' |uriia. Sara laughtin, anil Jennifer Kim . that may inyoKe the use ol nail guns and table hh but trained professionals are always onsite to ensu the safety of volunteers and the proper completion projects. Ol course, that also means experience isn required to volunteer with Habitat. the end oft! day, it ' s not uncommon to come trawling home . sweaty, exhausted, and craving for more. But as glorious as it may seem to abuse a jackhjii mer, the absolutely best and most fulfilling part nl construction workday is having the opporlunltx build alongside a future Habitat homeowner. Seeii a single mother of three ' s eves light up as her kitihi walls are painted really drives home the impact a te caring people can have on this world. Indeed, it what motivates many of the volunteers to conlini this important work. Recognizing the impcjrtance of education ai community outreach, Cal Habitat started an .Minn able Housing OeCal in which representatives Im housing organizations are invited to speak to a class 20-30 students. Hoping to further raise awareness i the Fall 2007. Since then, volunteers have diligent been seeking community partners who are engaged ■ aflordable housing issues. Th jse efforts have rei ent led to the establishment of a homelessness conlereni and petition drive. Over the years, Cal Habitat has become more tha a volunteer organization. For some, it has become central part of their college experience and, mor» over, created opportunities tti grow and networi Through .socials (e.g., broomball, capture the flaj and game night), workdays, fundraisers, and commi tec meetings, members have many venues to develd their social network and find their niche in the club Little did the founding four realize the legacy thcv leave behind; a legacy that has brought together hui dreds ol students across a campus. It is a legacv that » i persist a.s long as there is a need for aflordable housin in the Bay . rca and a legacy that will be carried on h future leaders at a little place known as Cal. 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I think lh»- iimmi tiicnu rdl lf mu- wa% wlu-ti I VA « tJinding in linr at Tup Dug Utr at night, and th twu guN« tH-himl mcntionril tu nir that thc wji h t video : fi unYuuTubr! FVnnv Chiuniitara, Senior. Ps J) n h (Ui a I rrmvinlH-r I hod just gotten olT a plane in Puerto illarta. Mexiw, with m aunl and uncle (wv wi-n.- mi vocation). I nas wx ' aring a C ' al hirt. oiid sunu- random walkeil up to me in the air| urt and asked nu- tl I urnt to Col. I said ves. and mv uncle nu-nti med th.ii 1 was in the Overtones. The guv, who happened to In 4 Cal alum, lotallv knew alK ut the Ovrrtones y l how great «e were. That was pn-ttv cool! Allison Hill. Senior, Potitica)j|Rei)f|P This vear, one of iur si ature son s wo-s " Gongsu " radise " hv Coolio, and r recnnled a video ol it in January and posted it on You Tube. To our surprise. Coolio himself posted a video LX niment in response. saving he ihou t wr did a good job w ilh his s ff, omJ he posti- l a link to the ideo on his website! - Hilarv Jenson. Freshman, Liii (below) Allison Hill. Li Hill. Josephine Chdii, . n Henr . Hildr jeason. Helen Supanicb, IVnnv Chitami t r.!, and Kjchael Kotx-rtson dine at the Cheesecake Hat torv cm Ea.ster Sundav while on tour in North Carolina, Cooriii i Golden Owcnoiii ( left ) Senior Josephine Chan and sophomore .• ni 1 hnry paddle a canoe on I akcT. at the Ovrrlones " annual fall retreat in September. The singers spend a lot of ' together on and oil stage, especiallv the week (or sometimes months) before J b formance. " Before the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappclla.i roughlv 80 rehearsals in a 90dav period, " said senior Allison Hill. orgonizotio Setting the ' Tone since 1993 I II Mill. Hilir Jinvm. IVnn) C hmmiurj. Helen Supani. Ki ' MlrtSiPHIW. .r Chin. Rlthicl R. bcrt«,n. Migin Brllf. anil Amv llcnr% pird.rm il 1 Civi%t A CappclU ShoM.Mc on On. 2( m Whrclcr Au.lil.irmm The -. jl D featured 14 other a cappilla group from Cal. Slanfonl. Ul I A. ' : ' av», UC Santa tru . anil the llni»erMt of Oregon iiory oy Rocliael Robertson • I vou ' vf i-vor walkfii l Spmul I ' l.i .i mi Il-ritlav altiriiiHin, ihanifs an- you vi- sniittiil uv siiigiiii; our ln-arl " ul umlor lualli llu- luauliliil Satlur Gale. Spread iiii jov aiul C ' al spirit lor over 25 years, The Ciolclen () ertimes, or ' Tones as we call our s.Ues, have worked hard to beiome one ol llu- nation ' s Inst lemale a lappella groups. The Oxertimes are a completely student run uroup, and therefore have several leadership positions within the group. Penny Chitamltara, the music manager, teaches us our music, runs nhearsal, and Mows the pitch when we per lorin. Rachael Robertson, the business man aoer, books us yigs and handles our CD .sales. . mv Henrv, the events manger, plans large events like shows and tours. The group would not run without the work of these three ladies! Fach ' Tone has her own unique voice and sl le. llilarv Jenson, a freshman sings the low- est of anv girl we ' ve ever met, while .Amy llenrv sings the highest. Rachael Robertson M ems to channel lori Amos, and Liz Hill is a rocker through and through. .Mlison Hill belts like there ' s no tomorrow, and everyone won- ders how Josie Chan ' s big voice comes from her tinv bodv. Helen Supanich and Penny Chi Kimitara are awesome altos belly and strong Megan Beale joinetl us for fall semester, and Rachel Ferensowic sang with us in the spring Somehow, all of these unique voices manage to come togethi-r wh.n we sing to make songs. . X the beginning and end of every school Near, we hold auditions to determine who next vear ' s group will be. Usually striving to be eight or nine numbers, we work hard to en sure our girls have the talent, heart, and lung capacity to commit to a minimum ol ten hours of rehJarsal per week! . s long as school is in session, we have our weekly performances at 1 p.m. on Friday afternoons on Sproul Plaza. We love Cal Football, too! Before ev er home game, you can see us spreading Cal itoptTlu ' Tonis make an appiaranie at the Jn07 Homecoming RalK in m Pavilion on (K1. IS l " he ( )verlone» nhearx- a minimum of ten h iur .1 »eck ami often prarticx outside of tehearsaU when r»f|Uirx- l " When »e were o.m|xtmg in iJk- International Clumpionihip ol Collegiate A Cap- |)ella m lTl ruar». »v ran the same thne vings lor hours on end. (H-rfeiling lileml. intonation, , hon-ograp)n. exprevuon, everv little detail, jkI Irishman 1 lilars jenson. " And it paid off: »t sinirrd first place in the quarterfinal niund " spirit li. alumni and fans who are tailgaling on campus. Whether it ' s Stanford Jonah, the Cal Fight Song, or Hail to Calilornia you ' re hear ing, »c feel it ' s our tluty to Cal Ki get everyone psyched for the game and yelling " GO BFARS! " This vear, the () erl nes enjoyed an exciting vear competing in the International Champion ship of Collegiate . Cappella, a huge competi- tion that groups from all around the lounlry and from England compete for First place. At the Western region quarterfinals, held in Berkeley » own Wheeler Auditorium, we took First place, Inating the 2006 International Champion. ' S, BYLl ' s Vocal Point! It was a lot of hard work, and we ' re all verv proud of how far we ' ve come. In March, we went on tour through North Carolina, where we visited Duke, North Caro- lina Slate University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In North Carolina, the onlv thing bigger than a cappella is ba.sket ball, and we happened to be in town right in the midst of March .Madness! While in Tar-heel terrilorv, we saw and met the Grammy win- ing quartet The Manhattan Transfers and spoke personally with Alan Paul, one of the singers. Our trademark song this year was certainly our cover of Coolio ' s " Gangster ' s Paradise " that even won the appraisal of Coolio himself. When an alumna posted aYouTube video of us rehears- ing the song, we had no idea it would ever get back to the rapper himselF In a few weeks we re- ceived a video response from Cwlio applauding our rendition! Who knew Berkeley girls could rap? We sure didn ' t! We even incorporated the " gansta " theme into our intermission video lor our Spring Show. Highlights of this movie includ- ed ghost riding the PT Cruiser, a drive-by Nerf gun shooting, and way too many tin foil grills. The Overtones of 20()7 2CX1S have had a great year together, rehearsing, perform- ing, competing, and entertaining, and we re sure that all the members will continue singing for many years to come. Go Bears! 157 golden overtones from the performers Wi a BcrkiliA Dil St-, thi- Viuth Asian a cappclla group at Ik-rkcli-v, had grown accuslomi-d to performing in front of people of South Asian descent. Our first large performance of the vear in front of a completely mainstream audience at From All Perspectives was therefore nerve-wracking. All sorts ol questions came up... were we actually good or had our previou.s homelv South .Asian itow Is just humored us? How would we compare to other Berkeley a cappella groups that were performing alongside us? Would we be accepted? Regardless, as anyone w ho has performed on that stage would tell vou, once vou ' rc out there under the influence of the lights, micing, and thou.sands ol eyes, its not that God suddenly gives vou satisfying ans vcr to those questions. It ' s that the process of answering the questions moves from your mind to vour body, possessed bv the moment. . nd I think it sufficis to say that we ended with some satistactorv answirs! - Aroon Vijavkar, Berkley Llil Se Freshman, Development Studies Economics fPOM All PfD DfaiVf; 158 orgonizotions tile .AssiKUteil Studinls iil llie UnmrsHy ol m iiil l , 1 " S ke A C a|)|Hila, 1 )ll Se 1 lindi .A I California (.ASUC) hosted the annual Inim .Ml Hindi lilni Dance, I ' ruhlement Dance Tmuj., „ Perspectives student group showcase on April Tian Dancers, Movement Jazz, Movement Hip 1 I 1 ill ellerbaih Hall I ' he annual event, alsti Theatre Rice, C ' al Slam, C ' al Taiko, C ' al Haujii ( |llJHMlre l bv SUPLRB and the .Asian .American .Asso- .Armenian Students .A. .sociation, Iranian Students i iation, featured a diverse group of 17 student orga- tural Organization, Mou.stache (student band), ni ations: California Golden Oxertonev, UC ],i In . l.isters ol Ceremony jericho! Impniv Comedy! I Ph ioi B( Gheotghe C lulticultural performance showcase draws crowd of 1 ,500 - rt TV Hindi Film [ ancr nprtition Team prrfomu sUgc r in Zrllrrttjch Hal!. The group » to | rucnoir. honor, and crlc-brair i«TTJ Indian cultuiT through ' ' Isutrd dancr Rcudn on tampm " rmamr». mcmhrrt rrprpM-ni C " al ftttocuJ comprtitKm. m Dctmii. San KMco, l£M Angrier and New York 1 upper left) Cal Hawai ' i Cluh rrprricnlatno perform a Pir lvncMan dancr. [hinng the car. the club offer dance le M)n Utr all skill le rU. puL« on an annual luau. hnit» soctal r cnt» for member , and perform for anou audienix imludmg benefit for " Krealne Kid ' and trip to Hi Area rrtiremenl Iwime . (Upper mnltfle) The l)il Se Hindi A Cappella group perform at the Fmm All IVrtpeilivc hnwcasc for a crtm-d of l.SOO. Oil Se ua» ranked the top i-(K South A Mn a cappella team in the nation, after plating et.nnd in Fall ?007 At the annual Anahat lompetition bo tetl b Imlu . UC Berkeley South A ian student organuaiion from tfie planners bi-ing a part ol From All Pcr pl• .1ivl■s for the ' ' ' past two vears has been a monumental grow - ino and learning experience for me. Watch- ing groups from across campus and different communities gather on one stage lor one audlencv is a remarkable showcase of Cal ' s diversity and depth. As the onl multicultural perlormance at Cal, From .Ml Pcrspectixes sets a precedent lor Cal to continue to broaden its repertoire and break traditional boundar- ies. It is an overwhelming ex|x-rience to stand back-stage and watch the range of performances on stage, from Berkeley Dil Se (Indian a cappella) to Cal Hawaii Club to the Movement (dance group). Hearing a crow d of I , S(X) lans applaud and shout for all the performances trulv shows that the audience is altentling not to see just one gnmp perform, but to take in the entire experience. I vnidlv rememln-r Cal Taiko ' s performance (Japanense drumming), and as the last booms of the lrum echoed throughout Zellerbach, there was a moment of silence and then a huge roar from the crowd. It was awe-inspiring. Experiences like the.se, and mv work with the show overall, continue to keep me excited alx ut Cal anil work harder to bring more opportunities like the.se to the student bo«l - .Andrew .Adelman. From All IVrspeitives Comniitlie S inhiinicirr, Pi m lopmi-nt Studies Publii Health 159 !rom all perspectives I. Online TV crew produces over 1 50 episoo Sctuor Hrlga Zambrano and junior Kin O ' Connor film an episode ofTHc CalT ' Show on Dwindle PlaTa. " What viewers don ' t sec is all the drug abuse and domestic violence that occurs l chind the scenes, " said sophomore Yaou Dou. " Seriously, though, what goes into making a production is hours and hours of writing, joke testing, arguing, make- up (it ' s oh so fun waiting for the girls!), shooting, and editing. It ' s a hugely consuming process, but I wtiuldn ' l want it anv other way. " Couflei, Co.T. Filmcr Andrea Brizuela and journalist TifTanyTsu relax before a shoot. Although CalTA ' has only been around since 2005. the project has a dedicated staff of more than 40 directors, editors, filmcrs. journalists, and business and marketing specialisLs. CalTA ' Show correspondent Antonio ' and host Helga ambrano Pigurf out the kinks 4CCI) mini l)V digital video camera The ' Show, Journalism, f-ilming. and Sports Uam» nearly five hours writing and filming during tl 160 organizations IfilHS lu- Lai IV olhci " l K ' ati ' l msnif hshlcnian Hall l a tinv riHini with one mini Iriiigi-, t«i Macs, ihrrc c-amoras, and various props. It is dilll f . ull to imagine that more than I 50 episodes ■ ppnluied this year in a space that ' s only as hisj Llnii ? iH-driMini. Established in Sprinj; 2005, UC elev ' s online T ' station is still an infant, but it iiieK has an amazing growth rate. From produc - xiiil two shows a month in the beginning, we low churning out six episodes a week. Our five ding lathers and mothers were surprised to learn C " alT ' hail expanded to 48 members in such a I time. )! course, these changes come fn)m hard work. editors olten stav in the ofllce until wee hours ie morning, editing and re-editing clips with calleinated drink.s lor companions. Filmcrs get d {)ut ol the blue to capture moments ol a llccting I. Each ol those CalTV fivers all around campus xinglv designed and stapled by members of the less .Marketing team. .And lho.se in front of the ■ra may look like they have the more " glamorous " vet in reality thev spend hours at a time, perlect- ach line and each smile. alTN ' Sports not only offers the most exciting ol spirting events, but also provides brilliant bv plav commentary for a variety of sports. .As Tic CalTV Show, delivering a daily satirical news ■ is a strenuous art that requires a sen.se of humor ami multiple takes. Lai IV Journalism wiirks hard to find leads on interesting news stories to prinluce in vestigative reports that educate and inform the Berke ley community members. .And did I mention that v eryone in CalTV iloes his or her own make up. ' But being in CalTV is about having fun as well II vou think the bloopers for The CalTV Show are amus- ing, then vou should see the bloopers for the usually professional Journalism team as they have a bit of fun once the camera is oil (unfortunately, these have been edited out in order to preserve journalistic integrity). Impromjitu dance sessions are a frequent feature at the office. Regularly we hold celebratory CalTV social gath- erings with various festivities. .And our Exec-utive Oirec tor reads us cllildrens stories at general meetings! One of the biggest perks at CalTV is the opportu- nity to interview celebrities. The CalTV Music crew gets to meet with its lavorite indie bands and artists. And CalTV at the Movies has had the chance to in- terview movie stars such as Adam Sandler, Will Fer- rel, and the cast of Superbad. .As for myself, my first and only encounter withViggo Mortenscn was brief, vet the memory will always have a special place in mv heart. .All joking aside, the best aspect about CalTV is its people. We are energetic and motivated to make this organization one ol the best on campus. The CalTV olTice may be small, but it is equipped with students « ith big ideas. Story Dy Chin Lu, ColPV Business Morketing Directof What was your most memorable moment while on air? AhlTluTc arc o nunv!W ' h4t p«»p in mind u V mlcrvirw with Jrrrv Seinfeld It mu Un hu new frjturc, het Mo% e, and I dcnde- J to be tnurt by luking him about h m v hatJ r ; hr then proccrdcil |i cxpUin to mc tht- prmc»% And mdrd his Answer bv implying thAt I wa a wrak mindrd drone ol a mAn who would invArubl a1wa » grt i-Atcn by A Queen of some kind. Zingrr! -Yaou Dou, Politica] Economv of Industrul Hi drti The seirtnd time I corrcipondcd for the CaTTV ' Show, ked A C ' aI stutient if he practited PDA (publii display ol aflcction) on campus, to which be rephed " no. ' VMicn I proceeded to ask him if he would like lo practice it. he neryously looked al the camer responded, " WhAl do you meAn? Right now- ' ! ■ Chin Lu, Sophomore, Mass CommuH One of the most memorable moments m C " a1T ' so was actuAJb getting lost in San HrAnosco. Mv coworker Meera [PeermohAmed] and I had |U5t got out of ci ni,x ' rt and we got to inter iew one of m favorite bands lor t " alT Music. As wt wtit walking the 19 blixks back to the trAnsbav bus terminAl Alter we missed the BART to Berkeley. Meera looked At me And sAid, " Did vou know thAi it was a yeaa todAV thAt WT were hired as editors for CalTA ' ' - Adam PJAnas, S iphomore, Co itivo ywRiearr I ditor Celina Sanchcr and |ounulist AU Wolf sit iim n for an editing scvsion. t ' alT ' editors wt)rk lor two to four hours at night, while the Businevs Marketing Team konsiantU updates Facrbttok .iml promotes all the show s ■ nd then wr all late to go to class ' " laugheil vtphomore dam lianas. " It ' s all wi rth it in the end. though " 161 a hop through time with... Story by Angela Leung 162 organizations (right) An I gg trr mfinlH-r t%n nith ihi)ilr n during in egg hunt on Mirth IS. Dm- niup rii«ctl clinc to SlO.UOU thnmgh indiudiul iml i ' ori « rjti- ilonititmH to iM-ncfit the Mi t ' mij t Vnlrr. Mahttot Chiltlnrn ' s MuM-um. iiitl SjxirtUKids three Ba Am agi-mie that work with ihildren. pnnurilv thow thit irr ph Mt.illv intl or nicntjIK t hallenged or socio- iiii8BHflgllllllSil flsl,luik:Fall 1994 " ...undergraduate studi-nl.-. Irinn tin- .Miimni V hdlars Club ol the California Alumni AsMKiation jiniposfd the idea of creating a wondi-r lilleil lesli . ol learning lor children at the UC Bi-rkelev campus to inspiri- children from under-rcprcsontrd comniunitiis towani higher education. . . " Thu.s Ix-gan the Eggstcr Organization, whose ongoing mLvsion was to promote higher education and the well- Ix ' ing of underprivileged and di. ' iabled children In provid- ing a In-e educational event w itli the help ol the Iil•rkele communitv, IcKal businesses, and UC Berkeley students. Fast lor %ard: 14 vears later. . . Sch x)l starting meant Eggstcr was starting, t M). It as time again for bunnv ears and Wednesda night meetings. Fall was always a more relaxed time lor Hggster; aside from ri ' CTuiting new members with our bright smiles and Easter eggs at Calapalfxtza, the bulk ol the time was spent shullling through meetings and planning all die logistical details. RiiTuiting was hard. That was usualh the ca.se lor most little-known organizations on campus, hidden b the big tents and the rainbow of fliers trom other larger student groups. But we tried anvvyay. Remember us anil the plastic blue and yellow Easter eggs with our little lli- crs strategically placed inside? No worries, sometimes then- was canth in there, tcx). We did have fun in-between all the work, tliough. Iliere was the dfxlge-ball tournament held by Kappa Gamma Delta. It was the Fj sterminators versus thi ' world on a dtxlge-ball court. We were known for our bunny ears, matching shirts, and bunnv ma.scot that usu ally cheeretl, but sometimes battled in tlie courts w ill) thi- rest of us as well. We did not win ever) ' game we plaved (well, we only won one game), but we lought hard ' til ihi- end everv time. There was al.so our annual fall retreat. This year, the Eggsters ventured far south, into the quiet titv ol Seaside, Calif. The park was our first stop: Alter eating lunch on the Ix-nches, we plavc-d tag, rolled around in the gra.vs, and built egg capsules for our egg drop. Our egg was called Eggsavier, and due to the ingenuity of my team ' s engineering tactics and lots of straws, Eggsavier surviveil its tvvr -stor fall. We had gcxxl fcxxl, tfxj: homemade dinniT and plentv of snacks filled our tummies and made us hajipv. rill- rilreal was a lun, relaxing wav to l«)nd w idi the other Eggsters and to escape from Berkeley ' s gloomi- ness for one weekend. Spring semester came last. F-inallv, all die planning done in the fall was becoming a reality. Spring was crunch time, .ind there was plentv to Ix- done Ix-lore Event Day on March I 5 . We w ent everywhere in Berkeley, asking lor donations of all sorts. It is plea.santlv surprising how gen- erous people can be: We got gift certificates lor our raffle, a variety of fcxxi for the student volunteers, and most itnportantlv candy and pla.stic eggs for the egg hunts. We also distributed thousands of fliers to elementary schtxils all across the East Bav, and calleil up radio and cable sta- tions, a.sking il ihev would help us publicize the event. It was truly an amazing leat ol team eflort and determina lion that pulled all the event preparations together And pausi-: E-Oay This year marked Eggsters 14th year, and one of our biggest worries was the uncontrollable weather. Two years ago (my first year in Eggster), it rained for the first time ever during tile event day. La.st year, it rained again. This year, the weather report on Wednesday night pre- dicted " storm thiuider " and 70° precipitation. We were certain tlial die Mr Sun forgot about us again. Neverthe- less, we kept .stuHing e s and drawing banners, madly making sure everv last detail was in place. We vyt)rked all Friilav night into Satunlav morning, nervously antidpat- ing the Ixsl part of the year and the Jruits ol our lalx)r March 15, 2008 was a sunny day; wc weren ' t cursi-d bv the weather go ls, alter all. The event was everything I could have imagined. Kids were having fun at every booth, learning alxiut dilVerent kinds of fa.shion through- out die centuries or how to make structures w ith marsh mallow s and toothpicks. Some kids were rushing aroural the fields, searching for eggs and stufiing them into their baskets. Some were plaving with the student volunteers and taking pictures with the Eggster Bunny. When die student groups performed, people gathered around to enjoy the performance. Si-eing the event come together made all die hard work throughout the year worth it. This was what Egg- ster is alx ut: Eggster brings people together, connecting students to the communitv and to children, and creates a day of candv-fillcd memories, learning, and fun. «rkomc l.. .r i.t«Kl.hil,tr.n.,n.llh.-,rla,,„l., i.,i cadM . rniiTtjiniiuni and innn- ikiii 40 l ' M ' orgjni t ' ti l)v over JOO rtudci Vl " P r.eht)1 , I j;j,M..r tr..m ..Icbralc » »Mr o( plmnini; r l4il,An I ggMir I jy-hunl I .Jriilng Fr.tiwl on . Ur h I i I ■ r • ■• " n prolil Mudcnt run nri-am jiion thjl .rgMil»c» Hid run ihr Ijri;. M frr. , i;i. I.uni m S,,r.l,. r„ I jlifornu. Of " Sh«(ood« What was the idea behind your organization ' s booth? Good Foods by Col Pre-Denia V .k. 1., i,jj, kids 1, run. J luuMg jg,- to tike iMrc ol thrir ' cell Siiid stnior Community Vrvicc Cot t hr,.lnu Lin. - VV do prrsmtauonN at ih.- rUmcntarv l« ice a month; wt- do a skit and pa s out [.rushes at ' o | naM| ar Bii (9 Cities of monity i .1 ' lii. i..».lh «.„ f, .|,av, luIur.MK house-., whiih I ought a h.t ol ghlK-r.- said v.phomorr O.pankan 1 (litii " Hut thin the kids started los mg stull thes just h»e drassmg ' And par.nts hke ,t brc; don ' t get to do this at home " Building Bridges by Wonder WorU po I.Kaj elemcnlars «h.M.U and In to inspire Tugh simple soem-e projeils, like making " r l olhpasle. " sai l senior KrsinWang 163 eggster (t clu%t t MuJrnt mkuIi c it imr of EWir« Fill ?007 build K-Mumv In Addition lo build K ' uionk, gur t pTAkcr ' k. and hmpiial tours. EVS ' I I jiIm) ofTcr ' t thf opportunity to inwi to CVniril Amrnia or Africa lo implement ind train mr liial ivlall lo use the df Kc that tudt-nts ha r buill. " It i« a priMlt-yt to Mud biorngint-rring, a-s it opfn up iiianv povMbdItirs to alU-ct U v . hopt ' fullv lor tbi- p sili c, " %aid Miphomon- Toiti Tran. who planned to ira cl to Co i.i Rica with l-W ' M. " I havr depended i)n mttlicinc lor lite and hope in nun incidcncxs and isli lo conlributc back lo thai Held and lo socictN e7 inghl, t..n rii lit i Mini nl .»sTtiil lc elect rosurgcr unit (ESU) testers to c urb unufe and ineflTcclitr surgical procedures in the de eloping world. The EWH chapter at UC Berkeley launched in August 2007 with the fnerg and passion of scyeral hioengineermg students. In Fall 2007 alone, the group sent 50 ESU testers to ihe national EWH organization for distribution t«i hospitals in nee l Ail Pnofos Courtesy Engineering »Vo ' d -r 164 orgonizotions MDDOVinaWODID 02 [I Mru ll in ' HI .1 [ti.it I wntri luwlntiiiv lui i i 111 thf hitjhoNl iimrlalitv rjtcN in tin- wiirki, tvliiTi- povortv is rampant, and when- ptT capita intonu ' luri ' Iv idvcrs thf noci-ssitics ol lilc. A jL ' c when- piiwiT Nuppliis niav he unrrlialili- anti iinplt ' blown fuse can aflcct lite-saving surgical ' iKolurcs. Sacli , there are many places such as this oriiluide. Engineering World Health (EWH) was •eatcd til answer the needs ol disadvantaged areas irough priuitiing and maintaining appropriate niedi il tei hnologv. EWH began in 2(X)1 with the vision ol Dr. Rob- I Maikin and Dr. Mohammad Kiani, then professors Memphis, Tennessee. .Appalled b ht spital condi- ns he encountered during his travels to Nicaragua, alkin set out to create a charitable organization that lulil harness the resources ol collegiate engineering ograms lor the improvement of conditions in hos- tals of developing nations. " For vears, we ' ve been inting to do more in service, " said .Walkin, " but ere was nothing available for biomedical engineers, e wanted to do it and the students wanted to do it. " kUv, Engineering World Health has bloomed into a tional organization » ith nianv university chapters Dund the country. Berkele " s EWH chapter was founded in . ugust X)7 to give studenls an opportunitv to utilize techni- skills for the benefit of hospitals in the developing irld. The groups mission and goals were received ith much enthusiasm bv a number of students. As result, the group grew rapidly and has continued expand. Just one semester alter its inception, the )up had attracted over 30 members and had assem id 50 electrosurgerv unit testers. Berkeley EWH hll t v m ral activities centered .iiituiiti Uh ' , 11.11 til t [i .i iii ' _ V jl s (.limit ti stutiiiit IxkK to improve developing vviirld healthiare. In or der to give students a better perspective on the unique needs and challenges ol healthcare providers in the developing world, the group regularlv invites guest speakers who have had the opportunity to addrev healthcare concerns in impoverished nations. It also seeks to give students the opportunitv to engage in the assembly of small medical devices that can Ik- sent to under-resourced hospitals. In addition, interested students are taken on tours of local hospitals so that they can better understand how their elYorts in build- ing devices are a part of a more dynamic scenario that encompasses device lunction, hospital management, and medical treatment. In Fall 2007, Berkeley EWH focused their assem blv ellor ts on electrosurgerv unit (ESU) testers. With the understanding that inelTicicnt testing and repair of ESUs in developing world hospitals often results in unsafe and inellective surgical procedures, the group assembled several low-cost ESU testers based on a de- sign from the national EWH organization. The build sessions for these ESU testers were valuable opportu- nities for students to apply their technical skills to real world settings. .As a result of the hard work of several dedicated members and olficers, 0 ESU testers were completed and sent to the national EWH organization for distribution in the developing world. Berkelev EWH is currently seeking corporate funding to sponsor the participation ol interested stu- dents in the EWH Summer Institute. This program al- lows students to spend six weeks in either Costa Rica or Tanzania learning the local language and helping repair and implement medical devices in underprivi leged communities. and Aporno Ramaknjhnon, Co-Public Relolions Choir What was your most memoroble moment in EWH this yeor? rmbcri hijw to build timpir blimirdlc J dr nn 4fMl Hjcultzjng v%itii other officTrt jt our build iciMoru. The build sruHHu wrrr grrat wjv to grt orryonc involved, and vvr drfmitrK had a lot of fun on ihoie Saturdav aflrrniMmk David Lung. ' ur l l S phomtirc, Biorng Prr idrnl Madhvi Vcniutnh Ha» Iraning m-rr a ildcring iron and the next thing Me knew, the wnell of burning hair had permeated throughout the niom Our lack of advant.e l knowledge or perfeetinn u compensated bv how hartl we work and iur effort to motivate people to make livev easier in the developing world. 1 love this grriup, and the people I meet will bv mv friends for life; we ' re even traveling to Central .America together (for the EWH Summer Instu ■TuTran.l Sophomore, Biorngineering I Instate I in.T ttu S sofihomore David Liang work with fellow Engineering World Health (L V ' lll members at a Saturdav build session The EierVclev chapter ol hVS ' ll helped as semble small medical dev Kxs to be sent to unsler rvviurced hospitals " For me. bM engineering means using the engineering skills I ' ve learned al C ' al to tat kle real life pniblems in tlve medical field and to potentiallv make a difference in the world. " said liang 165 e ' lgineering world heolth A model from ihc Fashion anil Siutlcnt Trends (FAST) student group sports thi- newest apparel available .ii the Cal Student Store. FAST and tht UC Rall Committee hosted a lashion show " Berkeley Through the Ages " - durmp Hi mreoming Wrek ?()07 HMiniiiig Groups collaborate, organize a fashion show Story by Rachel Morios 166 tin- lights dimnn-tl. The music began. Ami thi- spotlights hit the stage just as the first model riiaili- hiT v av from behind the curtains. . s she sirutled her slull on the runwav, no one knew that behind the curtains was a frenzv of clothes living, girls looking for accessories, stage managers looking lor the girls, and members of perlormance groups wailing for their turn to take the stage. The first ever UC Rally Committee (UCRC) and Fashion and Student Trends (H.AST) fashion show was underway. The theme of the night: Berkeley Through the .Ages. The house was packed. Heller MLihiiiiluir.il Center was the perfect location for such a diverse event, featuring not only skits by the Rally Committee and mixlels and clothing designs by H.-KST, but also many campus performance groups such as the .Men ' s Octet, Cal Jazz Choir, .Artists in Resonance, and TruElemcnt. " Bringing together such a diverse group of performers and types of performances was a great wav to celebrate Homecoming Week, " said members ol the UCRC subcommittee that had been instrumental in planning the fa.shion show. " Coordinating ail of the groups was a challenge, but in the end, it was a great «ay to show how student groups can come together to make a great event that none of them couUI have done individually. " The show was designed to showcase Berkeley ' s lashions decade b decade from the 1950s to present. Since Berkeley has been known for st)me pretty interesting getups, the idea inspired the F, ST designers to think outside of the box. For their designs. they could either begin from scratch or put together pieces they had already worked on. One designer, .Marva Gates, decided not onlv to design from scratch, but in honor of IU)mecoming, made each of her designs blue and gold. The audience ' s favorite was a retro blue and gold empire waist dress. Though the designs lor the previous decades were easy enough to figure out, finding and designing present day clothing was more difikult. Since the most typical outfit for a Cal student to wear these days is jeans and a Cal sweatshirt, FAST and the Rally Committee proposed featuring new Cal Student Store designs in the show. The Student Store happilv lent the groups nurcliandise and hande l out coupons at the event . With so many groups and campus entities involved, those directing the show had a lot on their minds as the lights dimmed and the l rst model took the stage Would the perlormers all arrive on time? Were all ol the outfits assigned to models? Were then ' enough people in the audience? As you looked from backstage, however, ami .saw the smiles on peo ple ' s faces as they watched tin weird and wacky to classy and elegant designs emergi- from behind the curtains, it was easy to realize thai the stress of planning an event with many dillerenl elements was worth it. In the end, bringing campus groups together to plan and execute campus-wide events draws more people to better shows. The goal with the fashion .show was to educate people on what Berkeley lashion was and is now. Through the help of all those that contributed, the event was a success. infl ' m ' A I tup. abovt ' . left) FAST models pul a nuKicrn spin on Btrkclcv (oshion. I AST ilesigncrs (trkcd wilh nu-r chdntlist- from the Ca! Student Store (or their nimlern lofiks. while iTilting ■ iitrit fnint siTJlch for most ol the historical ( I ' ilK to present) looks. - by Elk Uung 167 jst ' ucrc foshion show iiiffikmas Honoring Col ' s finest Emerging Studeni Leader Mj tc Dunlur ASUC Elected Officiol of the Year Dinicllc Duong ASUC Member of the Yeor Jillian HjgAn ASUC Program of the Year Peace Not Pn-judicc C i»alitii n Blueprint Scholarship Recipients Conriir Chung, Michal RoxcnotT Golden Circle of Outstonding Student Leaders St-vrtm Kio.TrJMs Garcia, Linilsav .M. Harris, Man) KunkrI, Jeffrey Manasscro Student Organization Advisor of the Year Janice Crow tier, ASUC Din-cttir o( Sludcnl Affairs Outstanding Student Orgonization Events Social I )rd Annua) Dance Marathon tducalional | Wheelchair BaskctlullTournanunt (RSC KHA) Cultural I Activism RightThere (CalSlam and others) Service | Poetic After the Storm ( Berkeley Poetry Review ► Student Organization Event of the Year 8th Annual Cal Student Leadership S niposiuni Emerging Student Organization Team HBV (Hepatitis B ' irus) Outstanding Student Orgonizalions Asian Business Association, Habitat lor Humanity, tggster Student Organizotion of the Yeor The .Ma milia Project Sustainabiiity Award Berkeley Green Campus Dean ' s Award for Inclusion | Individual Nadir bin Naveed Shams Dean ' s Aword for Inclusion - Student Organization bridges Coalitions, Winged Helmet Student Activity Awords Jude Paul, Matias Dtzon, ttao K-ng, .Meng Sii Kenneth Priestley Aword Rachel Luna The Mother Good Citizen Aword Alice Chamberlain Choncellor ' s Undergraduote Civic Engagement Awords Noor Jones-Bes. I )an]el Mora, Cleya (Jrmiston Choncellor ' s Graduate Civic Engagement Awords Alvaro Hut-rta, Jessica Sy«-ann Chancellor ' s Student Group Civic Engo :• -lent Awards bridges .Viulticultural Resource Center. The M nulia Proj.-. i 168 organizations the tilth dmiual OSKIS Student 1 cjijir ' .hip uar ls proijrani was hiKl on Mav 1 in I ' auUv Ballroom. Sponsored bv the Center I or Sludint Leadership and the Associated students ol the University of California Berkeley I ASUC), the event recognized 27 student organi zations and imlivitluals lor their successes l oth on campus and otV-campus lor exemplarv leaderii and service. The Individuals and groups listed, selected fr ' many yvonderlul nominees, represent the diyi yvavs in which students lead bv example and c tribute so much ol themselves to the UC Berki community and beyond. Student Organization of the Year: Founded in Spring 2007, The Magnolia Proj- ect is a student-initiated organization dedicating " to spreading awareness, eilucating, and providing UC Berkeley ' s staft ' , students, and faculty with an avenue to both physically participate in the recon- struction process, and organize to tackle the polit- ical challenges the disenfranchised and underprivi- leged communities of New Orleans were facing. " In .Mav 2007, the group organized 86 student volunteers to spend three weeks in New Orleans, providing approximately 8,000 hours of service. While in the Cjull Coa.st region, diev renovated damaged schools, gutted antl rebuilt houses, work at a local food bank, developed websites for lo- cal nonprofits and conducted community-based research for the local Head Start program. " This organization ' s summer service prt)ject is a critical aspect of student engagement in the Gulf Coast, as well as an eflective service learning program that not only educates the campus community, but also empowers them to recognize injustice and take initiative towards change. " After their initial service trip, the group re- turned to campus and coordinated a number ol educational event.s about the struggles Gulf Coast residents continue to face. These events included a Commemoration Event for the second .Anniver- sary of Hurricane Katrina, photo exhibits, and at least six campus-wide dialogues. Additionally, this organization has made a ten-year commitment to, aid the region in its rebuilding process. Congratu-i lations. Magnolia Project! iit r.racliuic of the Center for Stutlcni I cjdtT-ihip ' 2007-2008 ■ LcMJcr hip I n»gr4ni pmudK li pl their dipltimu. - u in inntniti e earli tig tr dcrship rvpencnie ttui pjm nmp ol diverw twJenl tti rther with Ivm Irjilrr-Jitp ' . !i jf n li ' " I " riiali i j [ HiMii i inipa i in thi- world. (t r)im » Uu c Ballroom i% dei-nrated for the Hfth anniul OSKIS Student LeadcrUiip Awards on Ma I Amanda L ' arltrm, Program L ' oonlinalor at the C ' enter lor Student 1 eadcrthip. »a» the lead e enl planner, workmg out even last detad from the table tettingi In the slideshow I. tin m. lui hafftnn •«|Sinintnm Inmi ji C •rnalor. N«lir w j t Vrf Uic-IV»i. Not Pnjudkx- Toil .thrr 20 rammunitt and -itud.-nt iu» rrlicKHi , politH-al. — ■ " Facinn cvmU. Os ilhe Blut pnnt pnigram haw the i I with other tudmt Ir. t. nn tikin! w ith stjlf «h imit . m-tnori and I jkr n pcr mal definition of t htp and put it into action. T made hfe K«ig 4«t % ithoii ' . T ■- .ind klafl ' vaid -luor Mar I.Kil OSKIS Award Winners: What are YOU passionate about? it I ' m putionatr about mv community a« a«irmu friendt, th(n«- going through difTu-uit timet anyone that I can help through tervKc! - Nura The tagnr lu Projeti. Student Organization of the V 55 U I ' m pauionate about building inclusive communitiet, here people fn m all uallu of life can thrive and contribute to the ibrant atmtHpherr, and working for social |ustice to empower others and reduce injavl - Hao Feng, Junior. Moleinilar and Cell Bn Winged Helmet Student Activitv A- 15 4: m passionate about social justice and environmental iMsm. Through the Blueprint Leadership Program, I ' ve been able to learn how to facilitate talking with people about crucial issues. - Ntarv Kunlcd, Senior, Conservabon and Resource ' )uUtanding Student Le. 169 VVnai goes into choreographing a Movement routine? it Thcrr ' t thr inhnHjl Mull likr puking thr muMi , inng out J HHitinc wtl thrn trjihing it Hut thr hrM pirt u Miirkin uilh thr lUncrnt. I rspci-ulh lo%c trjihtng « «ing in the nc«nimcr» »incr ihcv ' nr nrjIK rnlhu«u«tu xlxHJt it - AJ Ainugucr. Suing t. ' hom 5 Sophimiorr, McvkuiKjl En m PphfB I think orn t. homigriphrr his ilifTcrrnt gtuU lor ir tUiKT r ' h «rinr«lrr. This «cmcstcr. bc tmd just learning churmgraphx fur thr set . m% focits « as on thr duKTr ' % rxprnmir and making »urr thrv wen having fun. frh wrknmc in Mo i nicnt anil Irit likr thrv wxrv tltng thr attrnlinn ami uppor I unities thrv nml to impnnr as duwrrt It ' s dclinitrK as much of t sotial group as It u a prrlormancr onr . JrssRa Chan, Hip-Mop C ' hun-ti Senior. Businrvi Adnunistntion Sg lo a Part of I. horrographing is intrrprt-ting music and ting dancT mo r together For mr, thr more important aspect of cborro(;raphing is cultivating a lose or appmnation for thr dance in the ilancrrs. While 4.Trating the dance and teaching it takes up a lot of time thn ughout the semester. I low spending ttmr getting to know m dancers and huil(hu| thg cunfidrncr as swing dancers and perfnrnirr . " • Elaine Fok, S%%ing Choreographrl (h 0 th TechnKfues, tricks, fomutiocu. dispUving thr mood of song, but mostofimportant ofallischorvognphing 4 dance that will be FUN for the dancers to autoijp and excitmg for the audimcr to watch! ' - UK Li, Ja z Chorrographei ni ' jr ii Bring a choreographer has been one of the m .., lOic lt Ti mvarding experiences of mv time with thr Movement . The difTicult part is to maintain vour pcnonal aesthetic while ensurmg that thr dancers arr enjming themseKcs. Time management and leaciership skilU wk also m uirrd to head a dance. Tlir commitment and faith that thr dancers put into the set is also exlremeh mrmng to witness. I lo rd csrr nnglr moment of it. - Ryan Lo, Hip-Hop Chon tfTa( ■t Scmior, English tr jg Spring 20( 8 Chair and Jazz Choreographer Lily Li gcx-s over thr wurksliop piecr she choreographed to extrrvone ' fc favorite song, ' ' l ragoslea DioTri. " ni dr fdmoiu bv iIiT Nu7iTi N ' umj Oance.Tbc McncmcnlhrntcJ " " n-gubr frri- hip- ' hrip ai7 amLswing vt-nrk-hop io reach out to th . UC H. ; ' ■! i, ■, , tmpas .ind tcachMudmt " htViri ' m r.t rns rtf dant-o. Courtesy The Movement 170 orgonizotions OP Ttif flKf Of Dfincinci Dance group like a second family tjlxHc) Uoiii-crs prjLlKc a hip liup routine on Lower Sproul Plazj. " My bi-sl memories from the Movement this year have to do with working with a lot of new dancers " said junior cho- reographer Elaine Fok. " Tlieir energy, positivitv, and hard work made prac- tice very rewarding, and the dance had .1 hfc that reflected their experience. " deft) The .Movement begins each practice with stretches to ensure sate dancing. The hip-hop, jaz? and swing groups put on several events dur- ing the vear, including performances nn and iilT-campus. free workshops, .Hid semester showcases. " ,M londest memories are seeing the perlormances .iiid how much the dancers Wv been working v ' ilh impro e and just love what they ' re doing, " said senior chore- ographer Jessica Chan. ( lar left ) While getting ready for the fall Showcase at Julia .Morgan Theatre on Noy. 2 i. Fall :«)7 Chairs Jessica C ' han and Javs »n Cheung give some wonls if encouragement to pump up the dancers Ix-tore going on stage. Tliey ended with the traditional cheer of " s 6-7-8, Movement rocks mv socks ' " h " Monnli Mptito K Innpt Pnrl till .Mcuciiiiiil «.is (ouniKil III lall 1999 liv C ' .iniliiu Kmi ,inil Tri.sha Mitra. Thc-y began « nil till- isiim III bringing togctht-r a illvi-rse gmup ( r|)ri pli- sharinija jiassion Kxlancr and " to promote- the art ot dancing in the eampus commu- iiilv l v i ing people ol all skill leveU a chance to per- liirni and to Improve as dancers and choreographers in .1 Liinilv atmosphere. " Starting with only twenty MuiiiUers, the (iroup has now expantled to well over a liunilred dancers, introdui ing the dillerent genres ol swing, ja z, and hip hop to the UC Berkeley campus. Ilavinu made its debut on Upper Sproul Plaza, rile . lo ement continues to perform at various out- reach events including cultur.il diversity lairs, and various student productions on campus. Near the .nil of every semester. The .Movement also presents Us own Sproul Show and Showcase, which is consis- iiiitlv sold out, in order to display the results of the dancers ' hard work. To further spread the passion lor dance, The Movement holds several free dance work- shops throughout the semester and teaches clas.ses lor wonun at the Suitcase Clinic. While working hard to |)rom ite the art of dance, The Movement strives to maintain a close-knit environment that is supportive to each inember even as the group continues to grow. .After Bootcamp, practices, workshops, and re- hearsals, dancers get to show olT their passion and deiiication at The Movement Showcase. .At the end il the siiiHster, dancers can look back and .see that their semester was lllled with more than just prep- aration for Showcase. Being a part ol The .Move Muiit li.is In Iped dancers adjust to lile in a big uni- versilv such as UC " Berkelev. The .Movement is like a .second familv, one that supports vou, encourages vou, and keeps pushing vou to trv vour hardest. It breaks down the barriers of dillerent majors, goals, and backgrounds, and serves as an environment that fosters personal growth, artistic creativity, and de- velopment as part of a team. In the end, this lamily is brought together to express one til their greatest pa.ssions: dance. Dancing to express oneselt, dancing as an outlet to the stresses from school, ami danc- ing for the sake of dancing. .And through it all, mem- bers make long-lasting friendships that continue on after college. The .Movement had a vision, to create a familv atmosphere that cannot be lound anywhere else, and The .Movement has done well to instill this in everv one of its members since it began in 1999. 171 ■ne movement (hrluu t j4(.ck Vnuk, Imu- Shih. Dish KwaitkouAki. Lrii Mmjo. Irene Vjin.I ' hiimA ' . Tan. ind ,Anlhon thurng |uriii.ipjtt- in j V ' 1 _ H (above) Theatre Rice members perform in the Spring Mitl-Semester Showcase on March 8. Showcases, held twice per semester, feature a vahctv of talent, including sketch comeilv. drama, impnntvitional comcdv. plays, musii . M ng, dance, spoken word. pfM-trv, and monologues. (right) Studenu show off their improvisation skills at a performance on Oct. 12. Theatre Rice I entirelv selfprfKluced, w ith exerbthing in a show either whiten b Theatre Rice castmemln-rs or submitted bv other student writers. All of the props, costumes, and technical work arc also done bv Theatre Rice castmcmbers. 172 organizations iLivaa ' ifiiijBiijiaaiviHi tlualn- Rill ' , thr lirvt iiiiulrrn Asian AimriijM llualn- i;ri)up at tin- llnlM-r sit nl Calilornia, Hfrkrlr , was startiil in Tall I ' i ' JS. Since its conception, Thr .lUi. Rjir has yrown consiilrrahh, hoth artisil allv anil phvsuallx. In thi- past stxoral M-ars, the group has K ' gun to attract an increasingly larger amlience anil menihership I hiMtrc Rice has emerged Ironi a relati cU unknown group to J gniup whose perlormances have become a liighlv anticipated communitv event. Theatre Rice was conceixed to proviile people (particularlv, but not exclusively, Asian mericans) who miyht not otherwise have a I hance to participate in theatrical arts the op- portunitv to act, wxitc, sing, direct, dance, and learn behind -the stage techniques. VN ' hat sets Theatre Rice apart trom other dramatic groups IS its open and unintimidating environment, and the basic ethic that ellort and commitment are more important than experience or innate tal i-nt. Because the group is comprised ol both sea soned anil lledgling actors, there exists a hcalthv l namic w ithin w hich members can share their experiences and learn from each other. The .Asian .American aspect ofTheatre Rice is important becau.se it is a step towards combat- ing the misrepresentation, as well as the lack of representation, of the .Asian . merican commu- nitv in popular culture. By its mere existence. Theatre Rice is fullilling its purpose of putting forth ideas that stem from the minds of .Asian .Anuriians, and therefore addressing the .Asian .Anierii an population as well as the greater loiii munil within lierkelev and be ond. rheatre Rice supp jrt.s the greater . slan . IIu•rilan and perlorming arts communities b donating a percentage ol its pnxeeds to organi ations in the Bay .Area. This past year, the group ilonatid over S2.000 to . sian Pacific Islander Youth I ' romoting .Advocacy and Leadership and the Asian .American Theater Company. Theatre Rice also branches out to the communitv bv per lorming events lor other student organizations anil performance festivals. In Fall 20071, Theatre Rice took their show on the road and performed for students at UC Santa Barbara. This past year. Theatre Rice produced four shows to soldout audiences in Dwinelle Hall. In the lall, our audiences were dazzled by The Good, The Bad, and The Fuglv and R 3BO L ? ' E. In the spring, the ca.st perlormed COL- LIDE-O-SCOPE and its Spring Showcase. The diverse content of the shows ranged from sketch comedy to improv, hidden-camera stunts to mu- sicals, student-directed films to dances w ith lug- gage, and everything in-between. Theatre Rice ' s ca.st of around 40 talented members each semes- ter come Irom all walks of life, including a vari- ety of majors and theatrical backgrounds. Theatre Rice is proud to be continuing its ex- ploration of diHerent creative outlets and enter- tainment and enlightenment of the community as it enters its 1 0th anniversary in Fall 2008. liiMnri Mlrn (. hang and i Wtme pt-rlnrm ' Infinite t: ur ' TKcalrc Rue Kfwts ' cril events thn ughout the wmr tcr. ini ludmg i .Mid Scn)c«1rr Shtiwc Mr and cnd-nf thr rmcs1cr Prrforming Art Sh n ca c- Both rvrnti attrait almoM 500 iludrnu in I 5i Duinrllr Hall Modern Asian American theatre combats misrepresentation Story by Jonothon Amores 173 1 A Mudrm Anil Gcnoi-iilr Cculilhm (S.TA.N.D At, jtirniK RrMniixT for Fiirmcr Ptimukt li r Min l% Ad4»f l J Vtltlirr Adi»f»lcr» llnitrO AfTinio C ' tMitulting AHA ' (A Hunun A .n Mii.m ' i AIISM ' Rrrkrlo Al BiMin r ««|uprr Alphj C ' hi ( nH ' gA Al I ol Bcrkclr) Altrriutitr Hrraks Amrnun Atl rrli»ing Fcdrraticjn AmrruAfi C(»n tilutu»n ScKirl) TV AmcfHan ImJun Cir dtuir Vncncc And Fnginerring Society AIOSHS» Amcruin Invlilutr of Ar».hilci.lun- Siudcnl (AIAS) AmrruAn Imtilutr of t ' hcnii . ! r.ngim-cr (AIC " HE) Amrruan Mrtlujl Student Av-nKiation Berkeley ' Survi jl Guide MS BIV) American Nuclear S«xiel% (ANS ) American Red Cmvt at Cal American S ciel of Ci il Engineer (ASt ' Ej American S«ciel of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) mne%t International (Ah MM Ktue- I ' lmferrniT Planning Committee Art Group al BerkelevrThc Crrali T Mind» Art of U in Artut» m Resonance (AiR) Asha A ian American Health VKiet AAHSi Asun American Performance K- mal (AAPF) Asun American Public Leaders Asian American Service Cluh I The Art of Living Club teaches -itreu relief tech- nitiuek III tirtltT lu riiliaitii- tin- (jualitv ol life lor UC Berke- ley sludenl and i-oninmnit niemlH-r-i. During the 2(X)7- OH vear wr had great suivess with various event , from offering hreathini; Ik meditation workshops at the Soul EfKKl for the Student Attivist Retnat to treating about I 50 students to yoga ba ed relaxation sewtion-s during the (-all Welcome Week. President Ganesh Nagaraj; Internal VP OulTeach C(wr- dinator Uniang Dave; External VP Ryan Johnson Asian Business Associalion (ABA) Asian Community Training Asian Law Journal Asian i aci(ic American Coalition (APAC Asian Pacific American Ij Students Association (APALSA) Asian Pacific American Theme Mouse Asian Poliiical Association (APA) Asians on Stage bv Anv Means Necessary Associated Students of Pretrial Services (ASPS) Assmialed Students of Psychology (ASP) AssociatiMti f ' T Iiuli.i ' -. nevflopment Founded in lS7o.The International Association of Business Communicators provides a profewionalnciw-ork of more than I J. )» ») huMnrss communuaiinn pr..l»vMnnaiMn o »r tit t unintnis I lu U(. lit rkriey Chapter serves as the interactive portal bety ecn the students and the international organization by pnjviding effertive guidance to ihc valuable rciources of lABC. Mcmbcrscxplorc vast xarirlvtifindtLstrics and stepinlo the professional vvorld as ihry participate inevents with yyorkingprofessionals, such as y -orkshops. speak r panels, executive luncheons. ofTice lours, and more. Involvement in I ABC not only provides a library of resourcvs and an early cxp vure todiffercnt professions, but it is also the gatcyy ay to a promising career in the yvorld of commimcations. President Sheng Huang;V i nal External Aflairs ■ Grace Lin Anthony Lim;VP of Professional Development Webmaster - Nathan Siu;VP of Special Esc. i. n Jang Jennifer Lee; VP of Communications ■ Christina Lee Ying Shen;VP of Finance - Stephanie Chang Sara Zhang [..ui..i..i It. r ' M. ASUC Renters ' Assistance xllrr lnc a Histaiur t ' l ahlornia i (primarily IIC Berkeley students) through cou and publu interr«t research We alio pnnidc counM-ling and infornutmnal ysorkshops on tenant i Head Diretlor Keyin C ' hun Hoi lo. External Du Wentian Huang, Internal Director Michelle PuUicitv Dirwtor C rolvn Afnauian ..aii..ii..t l ' v .ti.,|..t; llrKii.rgrjduatei(APU) Ass«Hiatii n itl PuMk Health Infeilious Diu-ase Student al I li-y (APHIDSat IWrkeley) Assm-iation of South Asian Political .Activists (ASAPA ) Association ofTrial Lays vers of America (ATLA I Assyrian Studeni Alliance (ASA) Astronomy Student Society ASIIC Renters ' Legal Assistance BARE maga ine Bareslage Bay area EnvironmentalU Aware Consulling Netyvork (BEAi Bear Minimum (BM) Bear Fi IkarsforUNICEF Berkeley ACIU(BACLU) lierkelev Art Museum Pacific Film Archive Studeni Commlltcc (BAM PEASC) Berkeley Kallroom Berkelev Bhangra Club Berkeley Carillon Guild Berkeley Chapter of ihc Sonety for Conservation Biology- (SCB) Berkeley China Revieyv Berkeley College Republicans (BCR) Birkelev Consulting (BC) Berkele Energy Alliance for Reneyvables (BEARj Bcrkele Fiction Review (BFRt B rkele Ligure Skating Club (BESCi lk-rkele Glf bal Justice Berkeley Innovation Berkeley Journal of Criminal Layv (BJCL) Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor l w tBJI I I ) Berkeley Journal of Gender Layv Justice Berkeley Journal of International Layv (BJIL Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic I jw (JMEIL) Berkeley JnurnjI of Sociology (BJS) Alpha Chi Omega i a national women ' s organtu tion that enriches the lives of members through lifetime opportunities for friendship, leadership, learning Mui 9a- vice. Pi chapter ysas founded on May 9th, 1909 at the Urn versitv of California. Berkeley. President I ana Buroyv;VP Chapter Relations and Str dards Kathleen McGuirk; VP Finance Amy ( in ' Recruitment Katherine Robinson, VP Education I ' Gregori; VP Fraternity Relations Kristina Gannon Membership Development Krysiinc Dinli;VP Risk M a ement ■ Laurie Wright; VP Intelletlual Devilrjpu Gillian Clow;VP Communications Monique Smith. VI Panhellenic Delegate Klara Spulova.VP House Managrr McCallWood 174 orgonizatiors Vssociated Students of Pretrial Services II, L.I. l| ..I ll lll.iu.llt.l slll.Ufll olllHttrrS pom UC " B« rkrlc who intrrvicu rftcnilN arrested Icfrnilaiit Jt the Wilcv Mdnucl C ' ourthnusc in )AkUn ], prnxtdtng Judges with inlormjtion to see f the dcK-ndant lan Ik- reli-JLinl on hi , or her Own lct » gm ani.r. The Pretrul Services Dixision as mntded Berkeley students with j unique opportunity o learn ibi ut the court system lor over )0 years. iludcnl I eailt 4cwart TN SiniJ Naniiri Kalantjri and Audrey rlcv Leat e ol Nations Delegate Studies rley Legal Studies Asscxiation (BLSA) rley I inguistii Stxiely (BLS) ricy Model United Nations (BMUN rlc Nanotechnology Clu b (BNC) rley New Music Pmject (BNMP) rio Organization lor Animal Adyocacv (BOAA) :lcy Planning Journal (BPJ) ricy Pwtry ReMew (BPR» rlcv Political Review )BPR rley Pnjject ( BP | rlcv RtKits Shoots (R S) rlc Snence Review (BSR) AIESEC-Berlceley (International Association of Students In Economic and Commercial Sciences) Ml SI t IS tht i.rl t % Lif i t sXwU lit hjxcd ' irgani jtum vpaiiiiiii|;u i i ' ' Oiuuiilru : 4iul uvir ( ) uiuNrriiiu v All si I it didii 4Ui to building international umler unding and MMiprration l» proMdmg oung people with the tool ami opportunitiet ii iHiomr gloiull) -minded, retponkible leader and conneiting them to organi atiims worldwide Tor internatiorul internkhip eKpcrtrfWcs. AlhSiC US believes individuals should Io«ik Utr op| 4triunities to build their gli bal network, expand their view of the world, and gain leadership skills We believe individuals «hould u»e their leadership %kilU and a glotul per»peeti e to ImTrwr international undersUnding and cooperation. Our belief u that if large number» of individuaU were to act m thi way. it could be a tolutiun to a more secure and peaceful vsurld. Co Presidents, l aura Pryor. limutliy tlarri». and Jonalltan Chen; Co Vice Pretidcnu of Internal F.xteriulAITairs:TifTan Shieh and Frantvs Lu; Student Processing Coordinator; Nicole Lai; Vice President of Sates: Angela Wang Treasurer: Tommv hou BioEngineering Association of StudenLi (BEAST) Mim-ngmeering Honors Sixietv (BioEHS ) Hiulogv Exploration S xietv Hi()me licj| Engineering Sfxietv (BMES) ilinstalistics Graduate Student Association (BSGSA) Hl.uk Campus Ministries (d Cal (BCM) HLuk I ngineering and Science Students Association (BESSA) Black Graduate Student Asstxiation (BGSA) Black RetTuitmenl and Retention Center (BRRC) Black Students in Health Association (BSHA) BLAST Outreach Blue and GoldYearbook (B G Boalt Environmental Law Society (ELS) B )alt Hall Association for the Study of Chinese Law Boalt Hall Democrats Boalt Hall L bor Coalition Boalt Hall Women ' s Assoc iation (BHWA) Boalt Jewish Student Association (BJSA) Boalt Muslim Student .Association BookWorlds Brazilian Jiu jitsu Club (BJJ) Bridges !ulticuhural Resource Center Association for India ' s Development (AID) is a volunteer movement committed to promoting sustainable, equitable rxJ |u i (levilnpnunt In Mtlidantv with nnn viokn! people ' s struggles. AID supports grassnKits organizations in India and initiates florts in various interconnected spheres such as education, liveliho«xis, natural resources, health, vvitmen ' s empowerment and ucial justice. AID Berkeley chapter has been in existence lor about 2 vears and this year has worked actively on the issue of agrarian risis in India. It hxs started supporting a project in thc ' idharba region to help larmers with sustainable agrimhural methods and i iImj supporting Sndhar. who is working full time on sustainable agriculture in the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra tadesh More details on the organization can be found at www.aidindia.org. tudeni Leaders Rajcsh Veeraraghay an . 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HaasS hoo| of Businevs. Established in 1996, C ' s tonsultant teams are composed of undergraduate rudrnts Jt the University of California, Berkeley. Our riLs Tc highly motivated indivitluals from a broad : academic disciplines selected through a rigorous ;Lruiimg pnxess. Our clients have in luded Micrtisoft, Ain Capital. YMCA, Ask. aim. Best Bu . Mimsler Cable. Eld AmvTu Biotechnologies resilient Shef Osborn; External Vice President Monica Uljviva. IntemalVice President Anva Erokhina:ALX ' Dunl Unager Riu Ganguli; Account Manager Patrick Van Berkeley Innovation, or Bl as wc call it, strives to bhng together the needs of the student IhhIv wi(h itii Juihl uiiiilaU of product design and development. Each semester, yyr connect with stu- dents, faculty, and cxcasionalK industry to define design pmjects that challenge us to leam by experienc- ing the design process. 2007-2008 Project teams: Bicvcle Security, STS2, Saving Electricity and Healthy Reading. 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Highlights included hosting a qualifving tournament for the national championship jnc) booing undefeated at a tournament at USC.Tlte club ha n • Kampionships more than once in the past, and with su U ntetl new plavers the future looks bright. Berkeley Students for Life i« dnlicaied m tduLatui Ok (. al vMiuinuniU atxtut ihr ilignil ol huiiun life. especulK that of the prrborn aiwl the eriou«K ill y part of thu goal. BSL «eeks to engage in a dulogue challenging hkIcU held as»umption« ciHHerning individual autonimiy, the right to life, the state ' nile in pnilettmg life, anti man other usues associated with the alNirtion, embrvimii stem cell research ami eulhana«u driutes. Hcm-evrr, BSL aspirei to be more than a parucipant in a debate; ut provide information to auist women who are in cruis pregnancies and Hi rfc lowanU a culture tlut more fully respei-ts the fundamental value of human rights. Co- IVesident ■ Alberto Gonzalez and Erica Skreslet ;Trea»urrr - Francisco Antonio; Secrctarv - Jean Anne Currivan Clio ' s Scroll Club l-or Growth at Berkeley CNMAT Users Grtmp (CUG) Coalition for Diversity Cojiitton ti Defend Affirmatnc Actii n Bv Anv Means Necessary iHAMN) Cogniti c Science Slutlents Asscxiation (CSSA) College of Environmcnlal Design Interdepartmental Group (CEDIG) College of Environmental Design Pter Advising (CED Peer Advis- ing) College Panhcllcnic Association (CPA) College Ski Snowboard Club (CSSC) Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) Colombia Working Group (CWCi) Committee for Kon. ' a Studies (CKS) Community Legal Outreach Community LivclihtHKl Community Spotlight (TCG) Comparative Literature Graduate Council Computer Science Undergraduate Association (CSUA) Cooking Club (CCC) Corporate Accountability International at Berkeley (CAIB) Covote Dm Bericeley Spanish Club u an m )anuar 2(Hn Wr «itgaiii r |M ilviik« aiitl |»arties tn tn-alr at inlorinal ainunphere Mliere people tan praitiie «peakin| Spanish, get ad%iie on Mhat S|iam%h claAses to take jik meet people. President Sarah Weber; Vice PnrsHienl Whitne Ramos Secretary ami Treasurer Vlkv Morales C raft Club (CC) t riikri Club of Berkeley DaiK Cal PrtM-nts Dance Marathon (DM) Dance worn DWX) Dancing Rice! l)jn a In XtKhitI In CuicatI Dead I.ogiiian ' SiKiet DcCadence Democracy Matters (DM) DemiKTatic Education at Cal (DeCal) Design Students lor a Sustainable I-uture (DSSF) Destino Diamond Mind (DM) Disabled Students ' Union (DSU) Dramatists ' Guild ol Calilornia DULCE (Diabetes: Unidos I.ogaremos Controlar Esta Ejiferm dad) Earth Week Committee East Bav Community Law Center Student Group (EBCLC) East Bav Scholarship Fund (EBSF) Ea.st Bav Workers ' Rights Clinic } kankar Bi-rkele Campus Group (Eck on Campus) Co- Presidents - Elise Burton and Brett I - Steven Pham .Trv. BLAST Outreach formed in summer 2007. BLAST is a student run community service group that reaches out to underseryed high s hool student.s in the hopes of inspiring them to apply to college. We host two retreats each school year, one in the fall and one in the spring in which we bring high sthtxil stu lents to campus so that they can fully immerv themselves in college life. We lead them on tours, take them to lectures, mtrrxluce them to fat-ultv and facilitate meetings with admissions and finandal aid counselors. The highlights of the 2007 2008 school year were hosting a one-dav retreat in October for fortv students from Jeflerson High School and hosting the three -day spring retreat over Cal Day weekend for eleven high school students fnim all oyer the Bay Area. l irector - Betsey Zeigcr; Assistant Director - Sarah Wvman ; Assistant Director - Stephen Deng; Financial Coordinator Jane O; Publicitv Coordinator ■ Tracy W ' ang 176 organizations lol Figure Skating n-prrxcm UC licrki lt ' it anv I. i . u Iti ui. Sljiinj; Lom[ rtuinn%, Wc prumolc ■I. I hfAlth tollcgc litf l» tilVrrinj; pt-cr college jn » pp« riuniH i» In- imnl%cil in sjxiri . in b« lh u v ami rrtTtalKinal lc cU. C ' il ( igurc Skjliii not l | ri-r% buiKI trnng; ImmIv, il aUn hclp ImiKling Mitml mcmbcrn learn Iradcrithip, iVirniltlitp. , ;:utitin, lAiuragi . anJ piTsiitrnii-. - ' ' - ' 4 wc became (wrt nf Cal Sporl Club pn gram aiul ■ .ur tinginal nam - " Wcrkricv higun- Skaling Club " „ . .., I igurc Skaliiig " In ihe 2007 2008 sciMm.wc placed I ai the National Intcrcollrgialr Champiutvihip in Ann tfbor. Ml yrsident Sarah hK ' i hman; ' itx ' IVrsidcnt Min Jung Un .Team Captain Kathrrinr Specht igN U« QuartcrU (ELQ) Mr ' Itiitn b ( ad Ass4KUtlon itor United icr Organi atKtn rical Ingineering (.Graduate Student Association EEGSA) |och« ' mical S Kiet cnt Chapter nl Berkeley (ECS) jtteringWVimen ol Color Committee (EWOCC) leering World lUalth (fWHl leers lor A SustJinable World -Berkeley (ESW-B» icrrs ' Joint Council (EJC) MEngU) A Undergraduate Asxtciation (EUA) rtainmcni Marketing Undergraduates (EMU) Biolo v Student.s ' Organization (ESO) reneurship Club (EC) EnMnmmental Coalition (ECo) mimcntal Planning Student Association Student As. ociatlon on Engineers of Berkele Cal UPHC ' -; mission IS to help students gain REAL, experience in the field of Public Health through ReM-arch. Education, Action, and Leadership. We are a professional organi Jtion that strives to give students the skills, opportunities, and support necessar) to excel in the field of Public Health. Events in tiie past year include the faculty stall student mixer, graduate school and internship w-orkshops, a 5k run. professional luncheons, nutrition and environmental health fairs, and the public health profcsAionaLs ' dinner President - Jason AlcanUra; Vice President ■ Karis Miyake; SecreUn. - Dcna Chen; Treasurer - Lola Arakaki; Internal External Affairs Officer - Tristan Nichols; Historian Jennifer Yao; PHA Editorin Chief Annie Peck; Community Health Committee Chair Melody Ju; Environmental Health Committee Chair Joanne Chan; Hraith Policv Advocacy Committee Chair Sylvia Leung; International Health Committee Chair - Michael Goldrich Epsilon Pi: Engineering Phvsics Honor Society (EP) tSPM Graduate Diversity Council KSPM Graduate Student Association Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Ethiopian Stutlent Union (ESU) Ethnic Studies Undergraduate Student Group (ESUSG) European Student Union (ESU) Eyes Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) Frank Reed Horton Fan Club Free Radicals: Chemists lor Peace Freshman and Sophomore Business Club (FSBC) Friends of the lierkcley Free Clinic Friends of the Co-ops Friends of the Long Haul (FOLH) Friends o( the San Quenlin Prison Uniwrsity Projccl Friends of the Spartacus Youth Club (FOSYC) Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Inc. (FBLA- PBL) Future Leaders for Peace at Berkeley (FLFP at Berkeley) i alun Gong Club I arbrengen Society (Chabad) fashion and Student Trends (FAST) f.iTian Dancers (FTD) lemAction Female Sexuality lianchesso at Berkeley (CHESS) I iat Lux: Berkeley Students in Search of Enlightenment filmmakers for Social Change 1 irsi . id Safet Team IimmI and Environment Health (FEH) Foresight Pre Optometry Club 1 ormula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) (FSAE) The Forum at Cal G2China Care GABRIELA Network Berkeley Unit (GABerkj GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS ASSOCIATION (GMSA) Geological . ssocIalir)n at Berkeley (GAB) German Grad Film Club CJIANT The UC IWrkelev Student Filmmaker Organization Global l)i ersity . cliiexement Club Global Medical Brigades at Berkelev Glolial Resistance Net«xirk (GRN) Cal Berkeley Habitat for Humanity is the UC Berkeley campus chapter of Habiut for Humanity, dedicated to providing decent, aflordablc housing m the Bay Area uul abroad Ihrough [wrlnefships «itii IikjI. national, and international Habitat affiliates, Cal Habitat presents hands «m building opp jrt unities to Cal students. In addition to twildini; homes. Cal Habitat olunteers work in soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and food lianks to address the ery significant ivsues of hunger and ht melessness. Cal Habitat bu also raiu«l thousands of dollars for Habitat affiliates near and far; most recentl completing a half sponsorship (tiO.OOOt of a home in East Oakland. Additionallv. y ilunleers tra rlcd to Honduras and New Orleans during the 2007 2 (X)8 winter and spring breaks respectively. Iw more information about Cal Habitat, visit http: habitatbrrkeley.edu, [Fall 2007 Student Leaders) President KathrinWilkowski;Vicr President - Kevin Lam; Secrclary. Rnandal Manager - Elina ShykhZade; Workday Coordinators - 1-auren Magisiro. Michael Clark; Local Work.lay C«Kinlinator Jav Garg; Fundraising Ci»ordinalors Sophie Sun. Sainantha Chang; Education Ciwrdinators (DcCal fanlilatnrs) Nisha Desai. Jessica Yueh; Special Events Chairs - Caitlyn Cahill. Hui Nie; Ihjbliiity Chairs Kri-iline Hirwhhorn.Ted Shen; Newsletter Chairs Long Nguyen. Dave Garg; Webma.ster Ally son V ang; Sovial Chair Jennifer Kim; Gh)bal Village Coordinator - Jessica Huang; College Trak Allison Dusine ■ 008 Student I eaders) President Kevin ljm;Vice President KriMine Hirsihhorn. I inancial Manager Jessua ueh. Vcretary Lima Sheykh ade;Workda% t .H.rdinaiors Caroline Szymanska. guven; 1 mal Wt,rk.Uy C »onlinator Jav tiarg; Fundraising C K,rdinators Samaniha Chang. Lusha liang. Education Cmirdinators (DeCal facilitators) Allyson Milner. Da t- Garg; Specul Esents Adam Needrlman. Hui Nie; Pubhnty Chairs Tammy Ung, CaitUn Cahill; Newsletter Chairs Allistm Dusine. Dustin Hang; Webmaster Michael Clark; Social Chair Ted Shen. Collegiate ; e CiMtnlinator Beth Dukes; College Trak Shavla Spilker 177 i organizations din OOI.ii California PatHot (-r«r tonMcr rC0fUrr«4ti T Kkj« oJ (Ik iK tW-rkt Irs IiHlmU RkL ill 20Q2 thr thm new «|U(m-t % «%rrr Mnlm ami w ith thr rutidful jitrntiim jumI tupfx rt foll(n«in| ihr r mt. thr rwt%«pA| rr lumrtJ uitti « Itn rtJ. lull .%jUtr nu uiTM- Ttu» rjr thr FalnniMn«««AnintBr%t layout h thr C ' ollr|;utr NciMork Editor In llurt Romii Mitrv. PuMnhrr Ann NUiir IrUiv fa. Mfena|;ing tditiir )oth Curlii, Nrw Ftlitor Editor Mr« Hutlanunlr i n. rl I irrtliir lluHc t n Golden Kry InlrnulKicul Honour Socirl Grjd in (irrnianK-t CrjduMr Auan m I ' u UUndrr (. ' ollrtlnr GAPK ) (UAIMC) GrMluitr Aurmhl% F trmAl Aflair (GAtA) Urjdiutr AMHUlHm iS I uMr lrAllh Student UrAPHS» ijr«duAtr (((WMwnK AuihuIi GraduAlr Film Working Gnnip GFAVG i Grjdujtc Studrnts in 1 mguulit Anthn p( lc g (GSILA) Gr ilu»tr Wiitnrn of Ftchorm (GWt) Grrm Campu Grrm ln«titulr forVilU |impin%rrniml (GIVE) Grupo Hdkk Tftt Rrflrfo dc Mc kt» )Rcflci4w) Haas BuMncu Vhool Asmicuihwi (HBSA) H Umlrrgritiuilr RUck BuunrsA AucK-ution (HURRA Hardhoilrd (hh» Hartr t Mntm HcAilh itmJ MrdKAl Appr rntiinhip Pn gr«m (HMAP) HcAJth ScriKT Pt lio .AnAlvu» Doclonl Group HrmunAt Unklu ifUU) Hrmumn llnidcn (HU) Thr Hrumth Squrkh }U Ur CUnum for Prrwlcnt 2008 Hindi Film Oancr Competition Trim (HFI) Compi Hiruiu Studrnu Council iHSC ) Flip Flop Sludirt Workm Group HnfMnK ' bngmrcn ind Scientist! (HES) HupuiK- SchoUrdiip Fun ) SchoUr Chapter (HSF) Hutor GrjduJir AvMN iation (FIGAt History of Art UmJcrgrailujle A WHiation (HAUGA) Hm ing Stuflrni A wx-ution at Rrrkele Humanitarun K«ur« AMan-nrAs IR Women in Vieme (IB_W|S» Indun Studmt% Atwu-ution (ISA) Indigenous PaciHc UUnder Alliance CIPI ' A) Indus lnfntiou« DitcAMT and Immunity PhD Student Group Informal IMutr Vmet (II)S» Initutne fr r thr Advancement of Global Health (lAGH) Institute of Imluttrul Fnginerr ( IIF ) lntrgrati r Ri( l( g (iraduatr Studrni A Mxiation (IRGSA) Intrrduoplinarb Famih Working (iroup (IFSWG) DcCadcnCO i a lfi t httlc a cappella group, made ot I 2- f labultiu co cd . Dt-Cadciui ' liavt-n its musical mark cvcrvuhrrr It j . T } ' •, s.ithtT gate rvrpi Wcdncsdav at notm. at emestcrK contvrli, on Livr 10S W mkIv hoM. on the infamous Toda show, jII r cr uutuhc, m mortal kombat in Central Park, and al a cacophonv oft ' ollege campi acrtfu thr countr . CD sain, hiring, and auditioning information can In- found at v Mwdecadenceberkelcv cdu. Turtle Ptjwrr! Members -Trent Russi (director), Frannic Makabcnta, Carolyn Thamkul.CCWishon, LuaVcliz. Jovcr Manhon. Mana Kahali. Jazzi Junge, Mar) Prcscop, Matt Ncvins. Matl Walker. Jake Green. Jonathan Chao. Nathan Rossi. Brycr Harenburg lntcrdiMiplinar Graduate Student Commitlef on Youth Polio Inter Fratcrnitv Council (IFCj International and Area Studies Student A.uociatton (lASSA) International Association for the Exchange of Students for Techni- cal Experience (lAESTE) International Association of Rusincss Communicators (lABC) Iranian Students Cultural C)rganization (ISCO) Islamic Awareness Maga ine ISM International Student Ministn ' (ISM) Israel Attion Committee (lAC) Ksue Rerkclev Me lual Journal Italian International Student Association (USA ) l unded in 1997, the Berkeley College Republicans is the premier conservative voice on campus. The mission M I support l H:aI politiaall , lu proinou ikkI g . i i mm iii .ii all k-M-ls. to politicallv educate the membership, and to further con«Tvalive movenu-nl on campus. Main o ent.s include precinil walking, on-campus debater, a 9 1 1 mrnuinal on Memorl Glade. Islamofasci.im Awareness VVcek. and Support the Troops Week. This year, members df thr ilub si-ri- Iratun-d nn thr ofTIME magazine for an article regarding collegiate % ' oters in the upcoming election. President Alexandra Hartline; Internal Vice President - Jiesi Zhao; External Vice President - Jo«h Curtis; Treasurer Ann I -Iclaiuh; Sr(ri-l jr (iiru I ut International Socialist Organization (ISO) International S K-icty of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) International Student Ministries IVCF Intertribal Student Couni.il (ITSC) lnter arsitv Christian Fellowship (IVCF) Iranian Student Alliance in America (ISAA) Jehovah sW, jchcho! .ti IWrkclev I WhiU wjiiiiii; lor ( • m j »unm liern ' Min, »»ah Kagan and Sarthak Shah rrali ed their ihared passions for bd T lomputer scjcnce and businevs. and recognizing the potential role both would plav in tomorniw s world, thev decided to fnrm an organt.M -- -. ' • ' ■ -, -i i , .fvui r Thr i.lral nf brinein : ih. tvvc. t »gether. In 2000, Ni«h anil Sarthak (nundrd iMH. ti Computer Science and Business Association and m 007 the name was changed to Business Technology Association. W.th Uh h.l) ..l mu an.d mg members and dedicated execmtnes. RTA has a«.hie ed lMx kswap.berkrlr edu and our 6 annual Tech Expo. With the help of some ama ing members and dedicated executives. BTA put on their f lh Annual Tcth Expo and hrlpcd connect hundreds of studrnts and businesses together. Pnrsident (Fall 2007) - Heather Vhrader; Vice President (Spring 2008) Knstine Leung; Trrasurer Sy- yi Hsu; Srcretar) - L)-nettc Robinv-n. Public Relations Chair Renee Jiang. Information Technology Chair - Richard Guo; Emplover Relation ' t jthrr Yan; Trch Expo Chair - Matthew iLins Prr.fr «ionAl (h ir - Laura Ku The English Undergraduate Association! is an association ol English undergraduate students. host activities, provide opportunities to network, and I students succeed in thr f-.ngli ih major Wr hold weeld meetings as wtII as informational events abf ut gradu school and career information, and wt enjw a varl of literarv excursions (to author events, plays, el crtnV Wc are artistic, young, and free! We arc the Englil Undergraduate Associationf Hear us roar! President ■ Kali Peterson; Vice President Liz Krrmei Trea-surrr Luke lantorno; Social Coordinator - Kesil Ligulom; Outreach Coordinator - Stephana- HaaM:r 178 organizations Fashion and Trends u Ethiopian Student Union w ouhlisht-il m f9() l» t.thiopiAi) tul cnt in ihv ibrant cnvironmi-nt BcrlicU . Our mission is to providt at- ilcmic, lial ami (.-onununitv supp »rt bv building a tru-ndly ivinmnirnl. and r» prrM ' nt our rich culture and h rf with other student communil hcri- at Berkeley. ime ol our 20C17 200J activities include: academic rcer night, annual cultural competition hn s (held in rS spring). tSU alumm night, and end nf the year dinner. irmorr infornialion. please visit htip: esu .berkcley.edu. ■evident ■ Mcron Wendwescn; Vice President Tizita ommn; Secretin - Romaine Fekade Scla.ssie. Treasurer jth (ietachew; Social Chair Yoseph Ge?aliegnc; Pul licty Hen Kk ' oldu andY »scl Ncgose I BuMHcss AiMKiation il o( I thio at Berkeley (JEB) ng Club rCIub(UCKC) u . warenes an l Relief Effort I KARE at Cal ( KARE | a Graduate Student Association (KGSA) icr Anthropological Sociely (KAS) i lau Journal (IRLJ) 2a L ju Students .Association LRLSA) t dc Berkele (l-a Voz) jbor (. ' oach Program m meritan Student Representatives (LASRj American .Awareness Business Student .AsMxialion (l.BSA) Pre law S Hiety (1 PIS) i a AsstHiation of Graduate Students in Engineering and cr(LAGSES) k Sotiet Graduate . ssocialion ttuilcnts for ReprtMluctive Justice u-ship Svmposium Planning Committee V IVlta Omirron chapter of Lambda ThetO Upha was establishefl at UC Berkeley in the Spring ol iMiT t 16 founding sisters. Thev are actively participating n help the community through events such as ment iring, annrd food drnes. park clean ups. faciliuting workshc»p». nd volunteering time at a local domestic violence help enter Tie ladies of lambda Theia Alpha have also cTeatrd a cUisc UterhoiMl (used on their pnnnplc of unitv, Unr, and cspe«.1 The sifters fif [jnibdaTheta Alpha plan to continue mrking tou ard the empowerment of the universal women s well as the community. VcMdent UrthaAvila;Vicc President Isabel Tmar G2-China Care ».)s founded this fall by a group of seniors who wanted u make a difference in the lives of Chinese adoptees. We have a two-fold mission ol mentoring teen Chinese adoptees through working with the Northern California Chapter of Families with Children from China and raising funds for tfie medical care ol orphans in China. This year, we ' ve successfully implemented monthU sonal mentorship events and a holiday fundraiser that raised over $ 1 0(X) to support the surgeries of two orphans through the China Care Foundation. Co-Directors - Grace Cheung, Rebecca Kao. .Andrea Lu, and Leslie Shcu Lebanese Student .Association at Berkeley (LSAfaB) Left Handers Club (LHC) Lepanto League Let ' s Rise: .Asian Mentorship Program Lettuce Turnip the Beets Lightbearers Lindv On Sproul (LoS) liNK Outreach Bav Area (LiNK) Literature Psychoanalysis LIVE LOCAL: STUDENT MUSIC CLUB Long-distance Swimming Club Lucero Maganda The Magnolia Project martial arts cinema .Material Science and Engineering Association (MSEA) Mathematics Graduate Students .Association .Mathematics Undergraduate Student Association (MUS.A) Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Council (MFGSC» The Medical Cluster Meeting of Sociable Public Health Students (MoSI ' Hs) Mexicans at CAL (MEXCAL) Microbial Biology Graduate Student Group (MSG) Middle Eastern La v Stuilent ' s Association (MELSA) .Mien Student Union (MSU) .Vlixed Student Union (MSU) M..del ESCAP Moleiular C " ell BioK)gy Cell Development Neurobiology Association (MCBcDNA) Molecular Cell Biology Undergraduate Student Association (MCBUSA) Mortar Board Senior Nati mal Elonor Society The |M|oyement Moving Stills CHARACTER ifieairics Spring 201 Sunday, M, Pauley iia tici et info Fashion and Student Trends provides an opporlunit lor Ii rkile stud«.nLs interested in fashion or the fashion industry to learn from 4»ther students and experts in the field. The club holds events such as design workshops, career information sessions, and at least one fashion show a year featuring student designers and student m xiels. Many students learn how to sew for the express purpose of designing for the show, and the club nurtures the learning environment that goes with this. The Spring 2008 Character Fashion Theatrics show brought in at least 400 attendees, and featured several experienced as well as first-lime drtigners. Meanwhile tiiose who don ' t design can examine other aspects of the industry such as PR and shov pnxluition, providing a chance lor students to pursue industry interests on campus when ihev otherwise wouldn ' t have the chance. President and Finance Director - Elaine Tai: Show Director ■ Crystal Yang; Co-Show Director Helen Hyon, Assistant Show Director - Shao-li Hew; Internal PR Director - ' Anela Chan; External PR Director - ' aishnavi Jayakumar; Arts and Website Direc-lor - Marva Gates; Special Events C ordinator Zara Khan; Fundraiser Coordifutor ■ Jasmin Joseph; SecTetarv - Christina Wang MTO Sufi .Association Mujeres Aclivas en Letras t. amlim Vk iai NLMCS) Muslim Business Student .Association (MBSA) Muslim Student Assmiatiim (MS.A) Narika at lU-rkelev National .Asian .American Society of Acamnlants, Berkeley Student Chapter (NAASA) " Si rv r «v7 rii (i r new members oner a vrar. our hUmish is very important . ( ur theme w as " Imagine I ite Sweeter, " emphaM mg Sigma Phi Omega ' s unmistakable foundations of character and sisterhotMl. At the beginning of every fall, our active members, escorts and external organizations ci-Iebrated tlu- addition of our newest pledge class at our Informals in Jack lond n Square, In mid October, wr held our aimual T a«l trip to Southern Calilornia, visiting our sister chapters and bmlher fraternities in Lm Angeles, San Diego and Long Beach, l " his year, we have had a numUr of Msterhixxl events such as picnics and retreats in arioas locations such as l eaches inWatsonville and the Berkeley Marina. Extending our support and tvmpavsion to other causes and organizations, our service projects extende ! bevond the sphere of .Asian American Wtmien to include our annual week long philanlhrr pic event against Domes! it Violence in Otiober, Bime .Nlarrow drives. Trick-or-Grcek and Unite for Sight. President Jenny Jiang; Social Chairperson Kaihryn Choi; Service Chairpervm Rehetxa Chiang 179 oil orgonczaiions I The Californians an urgwiuiion (Miraird to H-r«ink; thr tUdlrnti. tuK, and alumni of ihr Unncrtilv of Californu. BrHwIr The group rtn r» to prr fnotr Irailmhtp and tUu unll and prottdr tt» mrmlKT« with the opportunity to cT r at ambAuadon for the Univcndtv. This trar, thr C ' ahfitmuna tui r»full iamrd on our ta»k of putting together important uni crulv wide ntudent r enfc . »u h a« iViTmber Graduates Om tKation, Mav C ' omrocni emenl C ' nn txation, Sem »rWeek. Su%hi Sotial. Cal 101. and the.MumniNetworimg Seminar. Additionailv, wr prmKJed the out ung senior clan with the ofTKial clau fMvauiurU, cUu button , and cU.u banner OrriU Sludmt Director • Hao Feng, Member Drvrlopmcnt Oin -tor CuMh Ngu and Samanlha Lee; Fteuncc Dirrt-tor Kelle Cov, Detrmber Graduates Omtoiation l: enl Chair Jane Reruhan and Meredith Palermo, Hocnecommg E ent Chairs - Adam ji ng and Alan Kwan, Cal 101 Chair Jaspreet Singh, Alumni Networtung Seminar Chair Laura Weiden; Senior Clau Counol PiT«ident Carrie Wong, Senior CI m Council V ' icT Preiident of Commcmcemen - Kathermc Nguven; Senior CUu Council ' ice Pre ident of Senior Week - WalU Ye. Senior Class C Hmtil SetTetan - Frances Chang; SenH»r Clam Council Treasurer Aisha Qamar; Senior Class Council Ranner Chair Shaun Johns I National .Association of Black Accountants Inc. (NABA) National Council of Negro Women (NCNW National r rganiMtion for Women (NOWj National Society of Collegute Scholars (NSCS Native .American RecTuitmrnt and Retention Center (NARRC) Near Eastern Studies Student Assrxiatiiin (NESSA) Nerdnoise (nn New Patrwits at Berkcle (NPB Ntkkei Stmlenl Unwin (NSII Nisan Assyrian Recruitment and Retention Center NoStnng AtUthed(NSA Northern California MtMlel United NaUons Logistical Outreach Nuclear Fngineerin(» (iriduaie Student . ssociatinn Oakland .Asian Student bduiational Scrsiccs (OASES) Objection! Obfecti ist Club of Berkeley (OCB) OmicTon Delta Fpsilon Economics Honors Society (ODE) On The Spot Onrs express Open Computing Facility (OCF» Optometry CUss of 201 1 at Berkeley (Opto c o 201 1 at Bcrfce- lev» FttI Tian Dancers u ut iw rU Uv onK chuuu- daiice perti ' tnuiii; r«ni( Nni nnjv do Me | erform our dances for man tuiutions nii and nil campus, but we also are dedicated to educating the i mnmnil l the di erse ethnic c illures tlut make up the Chinese people. Wi- ii-jch a cla.s» in campus that lu siudentN li-arn alx ul the dillerent daniv stvles of (lifl ' erent ethic groups, such as Dai, Man. and Mongolian. Head Coonlinator Siu Wei Huang; Financial CiKirdinator GraiT Ma; PR Coordinator Rr(N ke Su; Choretigraphv Cofjrdinatur Katherine Mr; Deca) CiMirdinalors Lisa Xuc Lvdia Ho ( )riKT »! ( )nuija riental Organization ol Orientals Outlet: 1 GBTQuestioning Online Peer . dvising ( ern eration Fellowship (f )FF) Pilipiiio Ass4Kiation lur Health Careers PAIIC) Pilipino Ass4icution t»f Scientists Architects and Fngineers (PA SAF l inq (J Cal Maga me Planning Students AsMHiation (I A) Plant iiraduale Gniup i PGG ) PI AYtime hM-tr lor the IVople (P4P) IV.ker lor IVate h.lii Wn (hilics Wonks In Training) Polii Malters Journal (PM) Pulitual SiieniT Graduate Student Assfxiation (PSGSA) iVrUliamers Praitical Modem Chmc c Martial Arts Association Predenlal S«Kietv (PDS) Pn-med iVrspei-tivc (PP) Pre Mrdual Honor VKietv (PMHS) Pn- PlurtnaiA InlormalioiMl learning and I eaderdiip S Hiet (PILLS) Prttgressiw Students of Faith (PSOF) Projetl: Ci lIegebound (PCH) Pr taiiejn NViniens ' Honor S Kietv (PWFIS) Publu lhal(hAd iKate|PHA I ' ublit Krtalhins at Cal iPR ' a Cal) Vun I Alliance Resource Center (QARC) Queer Cultures (QCS) Queer Grads (QG) Queer Resource Center (QRC) Queer Wom Ti at Berkeley (QWB) Paiific Manders jl Cal (PAC Paafic Rim Club (PacRim) Pakistani Student . wKiation (PakSA) Partnership l ir Pre Professional Pilipinos (P4) Peace Power (HP J) Racism and Inequity in Structures of Education (RISE) Radical Youth Raider% Fan Club (RFC) Random (RDl) Ra On Raza ReiTuitment an l Rt-tentitm Center (RRRCt 1 mi« miuion ol UCBMUN is to aciivelv engage students on campus to discuss and debate international Issues with their perrX lent ll V internaiional politics aiul aiceploiice ot mulluuhuralism and diversity, as uell as promoting education about global issues like nuclear proltferalion, world poverty, armed conllict. and the spread of HIV AIDS. Traveling to state, national, and international conferenci s, UCBMUN continues to uphold llerkclev prestige w«»rldwi(Ie through the rcsearih and debate vkilU o( its members, who have received numerous delegation and indixiilual awards in the 2(K)7 2008 academic vear. The club trams these stwlents to succeed at conferences acrtws the country and ahroa ], and of er several conference opportunities each vear. In addition, the tluh organizes an annual Conference in San Frantistu, known as the most prestigious MUN Conference of the West Coast, iiiendeij l»v the nation ' s best schools, including several Ivy League imtitutiom. President Pedro Spivakovskv Gonzalez; Vice President Matthew Atkins; Secretary -General - Monisha. .shok; Deputy SccrclaryJ General Glory Liu; Head Delegate Nikhil Bhagat, Treasurer Jitlian Anlrey; Secretary ■ Naomi Li ' w PEERSatC al (PEERS) People ' s Test Preparation Service (PTPS( Perspective Photo Bears Ph«)tography Club (Photo Club) Ph sKs Ijraduate Stuilent .AsstKiation (PGSA) Ptiipino Academic Student Services (PASS) Pilipino American Alliance (PA A) Reach! Asian Pacific American RccTuitment and Retention CenMrtj Regents ' and Chancellor ' s Scholars .Association (RCSA) Renters ' Legal Assistance (RLA) repercussions Residential Sustainability Education Coordinators (RSFi r The University of California Bond maintained its standing as the " Pacesetter ot College Marching Bands " in the 2007 season with the performanir of a video gjnir theme l shfns during halftime of the game versus Washington State. This show, which featured creative arrangements, formationv jnd field props, attracted the attention of the likes of Digg.com. Milk ' n Cookies, and Nintendo PovsTrThc band was also featured tn the opening sequence of one of Sweden ' s most popular T ' shows, " 100 Hojdare ' (lOOHighlighu). (2007-2(X)8 Executive Committee) Drum Major J . Gamboa; Public Relations Director • Benjamin Smith; 1 ' rribere; Senior Manager - Laurel Fonlana; Student Director - Stephei itivp SetrelATV - Brooke Agcc SANE (Students for a Nonrrligious Ethos) is proud I be the only secular student group on campus. We seek 1 build a a mmuntty of secular students at Cal bs provic a place for philosophizing, exchange of ideas, and meetifl{ new friends. We promote critical thinking, skepticiiinj and a rational worldview. The highlight for SANF vear was hosting a lecture and lMM ksigning given Richard Dawkins to a packed Wheeler Auditoriu Leaders - Yunvun Liu. Kevin Gorman, Anna Xu, Ric Correa, Rvan Peckncr. MarkTeixcira 180 orgonizo ' ions 11ir Undergraduate Real Estate ClubiURKC » u tlu- liiti aiitl oiil. iin j : i jtju u vtu i m ilul t ' MUvin un rrsiflrntut jml loiniDcnul rr l «utc- at thr Uni rr«ii of C ' jiiloriiu, Ik-rki-lrv. UKLC |rro%liJr« nrtMorktng o| p«irtunilii-a, ciJucaliTinjI rvrnt , ind larrrr iiorl ipin nt acliviiirt for «tudrnt« intrrott-d in ri-al r»uif. Wc work with thr fisher Ontrr f«ir Krai l:»tjtr nd UHun tioniiinu % whii h arrjfigr!inufnrrou« opportunitic for I luh mcml cr» tr iiUrract with prominent tmlufttr cxciutivt-t Our aflllijtion with C ' orrNct GloUil ofTrrt Intrrmhip opporlunitit-% with numeruut firrn in the H» Area in m siatt in f«tmrnt banking, private ct]uitv, brokrragr, lending, development, archilrcture and engineering. President Roman IV xitman; V ' ue President MuhacI Sowa; Event iJirctlur Leonid Ro Jtin; f-inancc Director A»hi h Aggarwal; Marketing Direttor Man Pfeider; Graphical Design Director - Quinnie Li; Finanir C ' onimiltec ]oM;ph Kogan; Evcnla Committee Nick Ba.stone; Past Prcsideni , Adviiors - Christine Lau. Kr in Kawa hita, Michael Shum igma Omicron Pi iSOPil was found in I iO and established at Cal in I 5 1 .The national colors and flower are green and nid and the dai v . the chapter colors and flower are blue and white and iris. The M rontv ' s motto is ' ' Unitv, Friendship, Leailership, crviLV. " Their philanthropies include local volunteer pro|ects. Blues and Ja H nfrit (Rrrkeiev Food and Housing Project), and ggstcr among others. There arc 1 1 seniors with a total of 33 members. resident Linda Lu lance ine Green Immigrant Scholars through Education KlSF ( KiSh ) act crbandClub(RBC» l ' s Cubi- Club at Berkeley uiClub(RC) Society of Engineering Science (SES) Society oi Honi; Kong and Chinese Aftairs (SHKCA) Societv ofWomen F.ngineers (SWE) ScK ' ioIogv Graduate Association Solidarity South Asian Law Student Association (SALSA) s.milu a t Asian Student Coalition (SASC) Southeast -Asian Young Leaders Mcntorship Program (SAYL(SEAM)) Space Sciences and AstrobiologV ' Student .Association (SpASA) Star Model Statistics Graduate Students Association (SGSA) STEP Stiles Hall STOP the Trafi ick Student Art Publishing Student Association for Fire Ecology Student California Teachers Association (SCTA) Student Coalition for Marriage Equality (SCME) Student Dietetic Asscxialion (SD. ) Student Financial Ad isory Committee (SF. C) Student Human Resources .Association (SHRA Student Organic Gardening .Association (SOGA) Student Organization lor Advanced Legal Studies (SOALS) Student Parent Association for Recruitment and Retention (SPARR) iAS at Berkeley (S.ACNASi rancLuo Hepatitis B Collaborative at Berkeley (SFHBC jI lev) lateo Youth Foundation at Berkeley LLTTE magazine g g Mothers Research Team (SMRT» E (Sexual Harassment .Vs-sault .AdviKjcv iVer Idmatim itudent.s AwKiation (SSA) students Federation pore .Malaysia Student Association (SMS.A) fiico! (sketch) I Ass I Welfare Graduate Asvmhiv (SWGA) l for Creative -Anachronism (SCA) U lor .Mainland and Taiwan AITairs t for Middle hxvtern Culture and Current AITairs CCA) IC Berkeley ' s Biomedical Engineering -OCiety IAII s, h. ip ' mu.I. m- -.uu r vt. .i m ' tTing to succeed at Cal and Im-voiu1 by rrsources to students, fostering interaction rt I n students and faculty, and hooting a variety f academK ' , corporate, and social events each vear. trsident Yue Zhao; Vice President - .Angela Ha;Treasurer Spencer Price; SecTetary Steven Zhao; Corporate Chair Bo Me. . cademu Chair - Angela Ji; Social Cluir Diana in. IHiblicitv Co Chairs Margaret Wei and JaMin Keller; enior Advisers Tawan lldtamadilok and Mike lin V-Ooy IN a global nurtcment to stop violence against women and girls For the past 8 vears at UC Berkelcv.V Dav has organised p«■rlor lan -e ot " The " agina Monologues " This performance is a « ries ot monologues based on real women ' s stories, and is meant to iniTt aM- awareness about iotence against women and raise funds for IcKal and international organi ation that are actively seeking to end iolence against women. Addiiionallv.V Dav seeks to create a commumtv where women can lecl sale to share their stories and speak out against violence. Prinlucers Danielle Armor. Ian 1 ivengood, Rcbekah Randle; Directors .Aurt»ra Mivum javed and Jeaneltc Spradlev, Stage .Manager .Amanda V ' alters 181 on orgoniZOTtonS I I Tlir Social Welfore Graduate Assembly (SWGAt t» ■■ ' » »ith briirttlullof .jicJaudml furiKYfwlitm u rMrnlul ' Lit ihr pntgram u tc rl. SWUA rrpmmu lU: Vt»u »l ut VkuI WrIfArr «t ihr Grwhuir umihl% mA mdHu with thr SchuI WrUirr lunuu . MiKUt»tMi W ithin Om- Vhttol ol StKul Wrlfvr. SWGA pitrtkipiMn m ihr |» nrrTVftnir ul iKr tc-httol h prmitltn MuJmi utput jumI Utxtrnt rrfwrftcnutiiv) nn •t-«JcmK «nd lumiTilum nmmiidrr . p JkT tsuir« and cKMigr . and un t«Mir« prriAinin lo di«rrat atkI (.-ultural cvim|irlmir In «ildilHin. V(.M nKtrtluMlo vkuI jml cdmtiotul rtrtiU for ikr Muilmt bud) ttf thr Vhoul CWr LMirm Worunrr. Viir Ouir |Ap ra Mum; SccirUn NUIiiM Shin. TrrMurrr MkrhM-l M tTllc; Event Co-ardmAtur « l ura Truiir Maglrr ind C ' utl n W lbcr; Cam ' U RcpmmUti r Jennifer Htipptng Mudrnt 11uUiithr« p Hind SPF) Student VxTcH for Stem Oil Rrvarvh (SSSCR) Mudmi Vitlunlrrr Hivird Y V . ' Studcnlt lor a Grrcnrr Hrrkrlr |SGB) Students for a Nonrrhgiou» l:thc» (SANE) Student for a Safer S«Hith Hle Student ft r Baraik ( Kama at Berkelei Student lor Ha Ktta AllernalMr l rru Student for Comprrhensne Mediial Carr (SCMC) Students for Ot cuMion of the Economic and Sooal Organization Student for DiMUvuim of the Speviali rd Committees of the UN Student for t)t ' uui ia on the General A M mhl Student fur fhp flop t SFHH » Student for Integrative Meduine iSlM) Student for JustKe m Palestine (SJP) Students fur Krtss Students for Out of State ami Intrriutiorul Disersity (SOID) Students for Rrtporuible Busineu (Marietl ' laceMSRB) Students for Ron Paul Students for So ul t hangr Students Helpmg Kid m Crisis (SHKIC) Student Helpmg tn Inspire and Nurture Excellence (SHINE) Student » f Applied Silence 8t Tethnolog (SAST) Students of Color m Plannmg (SCP) The Partnership for Pre-Professional Pilipinos t P4. i n organization dedicated to the advancement of Pilipinos in law ainl busuuv , llii Mitv ioi) bc«.umrs clearer a r tT un.reasing economic and legal challenges (ace the grossing Pilipino communitv, the second largest Asian minoritv in the United States. Our organization strives lo create strong, socially responsible leaders capable of encountering these obstacles and organizing our communities to reach our political, legal, and economic goals. Executive Director ■ Jennvleth iVn no; Director of Internal Affairs Madclainr Ralac; Director of External Affairs (Business) - Nolan Carreon; Director of External Affairs (Law) - Dominique Carrera; Dirrtlor of f-mancc (Budget) - Kimberly Quan; Director of Finance ( Fundraising) Lauricr Gango; Director of PR Marketing (Community) ■ Arvin Chua; Director of PR Marketing (Historical) - Collin Ycc We at th( Open Computing Facility jn a team of volunteer staffers who havr provided free permanent computmg services to studrnt, Ut.ul! , ami xtalt Mmc l ' : . ranging from free prmting to web space to UNIX shell aix ounts to email Our members willingly put out time in the spirit ot maintaining a highK trecfuented long hours computing lab with a generalK high volunteer slafllo-user ratit . all m addition to working with the rest of the Cal communitv to host and support websites and services for a majority of student groups and orgaiu Jtions on campus. The ( Cr is student-run. student initiated, and (letluatrd to conUnuing a tradition of providing an open, sucul atmr splK re and Inendlv computing experience for all. (Fall 2007) General Manager .Angel Ktttivachavalit; Site Managers William Mallard, Jonathan Chu (Spring 2008) Gt-nerJ Manager - Gonhm Mci. Sue Manager Gregory Shullin Students i f Color in Public Policy (SCIPP) Students o( Latinoamerica (SOL) Students Organizing fur Justice in the Americas (SOjA) Students Orienting Student Students United for Peace (S.U.P) Teach For America (TFA Suilca.se Clinic TeachllWell Super Smash Bear (SSB( The Teahouse Surfing Club at Berkeley (SCAB) Team HBV SustainabihtyTeam (STEAM) -pennis at CaJ (TaC) Teo-chew Association (TCA) Thai Students Association (ThaiSA) l!u- .Achievemenl .Award Pn gram (TAAPi riu- Berkeley (in»up (TBC; I hi- Brain Drain (Bl Magazine) I Ik- Burma .AsMKiation at Ik-rkelev (BAB) The Calilornians The Center Leadership Advisory Board I he Co-op Zinc Ilie Dash The Four Winds Kappa Alpha ThetO. tlu- first greek letter fraternils krii ' NMi .iiii ' ni; v tinMM, was lounrd Januar 27. I87(t. at DcPaw University Beltv Hamilton lotke. Alice Allt Brant, B -ttie Tipton Lind cy, and Hannah Fitch desired to create a fraternity tor viomen simr the could not Icam of the secrets of their bnithcrs ' Iralernitie . fhe Omega chapter at UC Berkeley was founded in l89d U and IS the first pi-rmancnl sorority in UC Berkeleyl history. Our color are black and gold, symbols arr the kite and twin stars, and flower is the black and gold pansy. President - Savannah Whitney ;Vice PmridcnlAdminirtrs • Leah Rabkin; Vice President iVvelopment - Dli Gersh; Vice President Public Relations • Tcri Vice President Panht-llenu Elissa Green; Vice 1 Finance ■ Jessica Knowles; Vice President Education I Tiana Leung; Vice President Membership ScanTenne Administrative SecrcUry Ann-Marie Jelacich; Alun Relations Parents ' Club Andrea Kramar; Serv Chairman Rachael Wakefield; Fadlily Manager Murray; Scholarship Chairman Lindsa Hunter; Ritualil - Elaine Fok; RctTuitmenl Chairman Susan McKay 182 orgonizoTions indergroduate Finanace Association indergraduate Management Consulting yrOUp ' ll) V IIMrioisatuL tiK TtN|M-ar iMri;.iiu ati ih imsultin iu(n|i jutii- . L rr% rjr ur 41rk ui(h ihi- liki-% f CtoUlmait Sjihs, Morgjui Stjuilrv. Jl ' Morgdit, C ' lUgruup. i«in ft l. ' on)|Kin . MiKin rt and Hl ' li Among othcrn to ul (HI i ' %rnl And hrlp our nit-n)b«-r« jctjuirr a dear edge 1 thr tntrrndiip or full time otlrr mTuiting pnH ' ru. IfA ' UMtli umtmuc to excel in it ini«i»in to inlurtn Jl nu-mlHT alH ul wKai sptcifu job opp4irtuni(ir« rxUt mi h M to obtain a fob uithiti thcM- hit hU ioinprtili i- tdu»tnr«. The uroup ' s conin)itmcnt » to its nirmlH-rs. [andard orcxirllrnir, and proli-uionalisin ha r tli-vclopt-d reputation for IK A ll !CO that encourages the lop rm Id M-t-k I II X 1 1 Ml 1 i nu ' nil er Im " «r»inl t nn-m usic Conncilion cnior flais Gift LVimniittcc 2008 (SCO Committee) riple Helix The Journal of Science, S«Kietv and Ljw cr Charily Group (TCG) Tc Rice: NUxlern Asian American Theater h: Studcnls for Israel (SFI) ■m Studies Working Group (TSVVG) iSOC Transportation Graduate Students Organizing C « c Z Asian Leaders (TAl.) ELEMENT (TL) c Student Auociation at Berkeley (TSAB) The Queer Alliance and Resource Center is a student group lor ilu- lgbk qia students on campuk. qarl lia an idving, making triends, and liolding udier queer group meeting». A» a »ale tp ic open s| . .It Mi ' , IsliUniaii il.)li toi I..U11 QARC is inLtusiye, diverse, and v ciconics people of all sexual orientations, genders, and elhnicitie into the spate. The Queer Alliance and Resource Center will unite the queer community by bringing queer pn grammmg to the head front of an actjve and invuKcd community. With sttciai, education, aihI safe sex programming QARC keeps the queer community active, come out and join us! President Phillip Aivarado; Vice President - Richie Nguvcn; Education Programming and Gender Equity Resource Center Liaison - Chloe Lctson;Talia Nissimvan (Education IVogrammin and Gender Equity Resource Center Liaison); Student Group Liaison and Social Programming - Rvan Bie5a; ' rrcasurer Sean Gossagc; SecTelar and Social Programming - JelTChu; Residence Hall Liaison ■ Andrew Cerda; Webmaster - Samuel Lcibotr; Gender Equity Resource Center Liaison - Morgan Wcinert ;, •an Francisco Hepatitis B Collaborative be an in Spring 2i)0b with the mission ot helping undcrscr ed Asians aiul atifu Islanders get educated and screened for Hepatitis B bv working with IICSE students, ihc San Francisco neparlinent ol ublic Health, and the HepB Free Campai . f ) er the past ear, our grt)up has expanded Irom a small group ol dilij ent indivitluals ) a full fledged ASUC sponsored group with o er 50 members anil a strong ofllccr team. We also began running two ver jccr sful monthly clinics at UCSFs .Mt. Zion site and the Chinatown Public Health Center. Jointly, we have educated, screened. ad t-accinated hundreds of patients. ' o-Founders and Co Coordinators - Amy Shen and Leslie Sheu; SetTelary Julia I-am; Treasurer - Wendv Sun; Publicity Chair jud Liu;Tran«.Uti«.n C ' -irdinator - Grace Choi Vietnam Medical Outreach Visual Project Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (MIA) at Berkele Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity Berkeley Chapter (VOSHBerkelev) rrkeley Model United Nations (UCBMUN) in Ensembles (UCJE) -allv Committee (IICRC) Graduate Colloquium on flispanic and Lusophone Litera and I inguisti Raas Team ippella rgraduate Economii-s .Association (UEA rgraduate Finance Asvxiation Undergraduate Management iiltants Group (UFA UMCG) rgraduate Marketing .Assixiation (UMA) rgraduate Mass Communications AsstK ' iation (UMCA) rgraduate Philoviphv Forum rgraduate Political Sdencr Association (UPSA) rgraduate Real Estate Club (UREC) rgraduate Scientist Association at Berkeley (UGSA) jian Uni ersaltst Campus Ministry (UUCM) ' For Sight Berkeley Chapter (UFS) Tsities Allied for EAsential Medicines at Berkele (UAEM) Tsit Dental WilbeHorce Abolition Project Wtmien andYoutb Supporting Each Olber (WYSE) Women in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (WIC ' I Women of StMM Wonderworks Working Group on Science Technology Ethics Law Student Division (STELAj World Peace Buddhists (WPB( Wrestbng Club at IWrkele (WCB WriterCoach Connetlion at Ik-rkelev inaxth(MEChA Young Queers United for Empowerment (YQUE) Youngster Production Youth and Education Law Societv (YELS) Youth IMPACT Youth Mentor Program - UnivcrsitvYWCA (YMP) Youth Support Program (YSP) Student Art Publishing is a group that allocs you be (.Teatn e v% itii botJi our comics and with the group. The group gi es you creative control over your work and our collaborative tx mic. SHAPE (Sexual Harassment ' Assault .Ad%(Hac Pt er Iducation) is a student group within the Gender Equity Resounr Center that was established to mcrrasc campus awareness about sexual harav ment and sexual assault. SHAPE offers free workshops h r Cal students and tlie surrounding Ltmtmunitv to promote discotssion and understanding about sexual harassment and sexual violence, with the goal ol creating a siolencx and harassment free environment. SHAPE also series as on ad o(.-act an l supiiort group tor the student communitv to aid students who may have expenenced sexual harassment and or ivsault. In additnm. SfLAPE organizes Take Baik the Night, an esent to empower sur i tirs and end the silence that t)ften surrounds sexual violencr. Kind » at UC B -rkeley Soiial Polu ( ' Sl t Yan Xiii I lie Sneme and lechnolog) Association at Berk YES Reading at Berkeley Young flumortst Academy Advtxrate Danielle .Armor, Clavs Coortlinator - Serma Eitsan; Esenl CrK)rdinator Simarfit Kaur, l n»gram Coordinat ir Laura Iris Mattes 183 01! O ' goniZOTiOns 184 greexs f-vV X ill rJi ; !l K »•; " , Tt VI ■r 1 . 1 — — (- ' tf " i! v : . :1 cn V) the rosv exterior and fanciful ses lies a brotherhood or a sister- hood whose triendshij:)s and e ]:)eri- ences arc shared trom the moment ot interest and until forever. Member- ship ot anv traternitv or sororitv lasts a lifetime. 185 GrrritWrrk. t thowi nff her Alphj n ' WfjrVtHjr Irftrr A 2007 I -Til H tth Hiimrtfkmii Wrck OtiobcT 7 2, H4» i wrck kif H ' hrdulc if rwnU to bring iKc Grrrk conummitv l( ctkcr lur pKiUnthrapv, hm. And lomr frtcndtv coniprliUon (far rinMlThr Uaicsof Dtha Delu I rlu |oin amw on Upper Spnml Plaxa for ■WcArYour Lcttcn D v Of i-to6cT 8 TriDrlu. ilong with the odicr PanhrUcnic mroritct, «Uo putkipjtrd in vvrrjj nthrr c mt3. ioduduv twD lunch (lri«T» called ' Making PBAJ for PhiUnthrop ' (nght » A mrmbrr of f Phi modrU her 2 )07 rrvru(tmemT»hirt. Siill cu in the Ktncitrr, (.irrrk Wrrk wai grvAl «cl of e -cnts for nr and ok] mrmbm alike. 186 greeks abm-c) Students gather for a " Good EaUi ' picnic un Memorial Glade on October 10. All the Greek Week 2007 event were in the themr of a televt flion sho % to keep in line with Home- coming Week ' s titeme of ■BearTV. ' BP you got greekM I Naypal, liilir • tin iin 1 1 iD r atui.it i ns t .111 tin jiul ( r ritii ' s at Cal, " saul Aashli Iratrrnitv Couniil Programming Chairman. " You roikril Ciri-i-k VVri-k! " rhi- Nlal.s spokt- lor tln ' m.si-lvi ' s, a.s Grrvk VVVn-k 2007 wa.s bigger and belter in ever wav po.s.sible. Over 1 ,000 sarulwiihes were put together lorTririitx Church, 2,5(K)iansol looil made their «av to.Mameda Io(kI h. nk. and 700 Greek ladies and ijeiitliiin 11 ii|(i ed a tun nile i night ot ht)wling and dancing. Irom Oct, 7 2, the entire Greek comniunit came together lor some philanthropy, lun, and friendly competition. The theme, " Vou Got Greek " d, " took its name Irom a teleyision shtm ( " Greek " ), to go along with the theme lor Homecoming Week ( " BcarTV " ), which was held Oct. 81 3. There were twelve teams, and each team consisted of a Panhellenic sorority and a lew Iraternities. Each team was named for a group Irom a TV series, including the Flinstones, the Simpsons, and the Sopranos. The v eek started oil on Sunday, Oct. 7 with a sports tournament called the Greek Olympics. Then on Monday, everyone Irom the Greek community wore their chapter ' s letters and gathered at lunchtime to make .sandwiches lor philanthropy. Participants all iii.u m I siiiits witu ii)U vt ' tt iiiikil iii trn [II tu svmboli e their unity as one community. Each team also participated in the " Man vs. Can " competition with other campus organizations on Oct. ' i. |-or this competition, each team collei teti as many cans as they could in order Ut win the most points. .Mter weighing in the cans, the teams had to build an artistic creation with them. Creativity llourished, as tans were used to buiUt marvelous masterpieces such as a model of the stadium or a model ol Calilornia with the letters C-A-I. inside. Greek Week was a time tor all the Panhellenic anil Inter Fraternity chapters to compete with each other lor a good cause. By the end ol the week, the Winslows (a nod to the T ' show " Family Matters " ) had triumphed above all others. Greek Week was also a time lor good-natured fun. On Thursday, Oct. II, members Irom all chapters were invited to the Greek Superbowl, a massive bowling party at the .-Mameda South Bow ling .•Mlev . The community spirit emanating from the sororities and fraternities could not be more apparent than during Greek Week. Panhellenic Greek Week Chair Christie Richards said, " I wish Greek Week would never stop. " K greek week 188 gree i 189 olpho chi omego, alpha delta pi, alpha ormaon p , alpho phi (right) Thr men of Si nu 1% tpsilun prrform Thiillcr " in their winning «ti Jt AlpKa Omicnm Pi ' Aitnual gnmp (Umr (iimpctitiun. The prrfornruntT tmludnt v ml wmgs, ht-gtnntn v, xi 4 vrtfurno- to the Mortal KomKii tht-m - iii m (nghttThc Udio ol A( ri puw with thr winning humfurLi nt- r the Clir«rTtn Au Jit irium »ugi in the IntrmAlional House. In «Jtlttu n ii tUryhng pcrfornunrrs by rrprr rntAli r« fnmi lampuv organaatHJCu, Strike A- Mm r IndudetJ raOIr rrucn Starbucks, Ctiiprrtle, He%t Bu . am) footlull wd hit ngned h the C ' jI Bean. MA - W ' yiH (ri t, upper left) Repirscntativrv from a -arietv of rti«h ni orginizjtinns participate in AOPt - Strike- A-Mo T to Strike Our Arthritis! competition . The Sigmj } hi F.psilon troupe wun with living i■ lIor , earning J90out of 40() pouiblc points from the jutlgc 190 greeKs I i l clow) Students perform at ikt• A-Move, Alpha Omicron Pi ' s innual fundraiser tor the Arthritis I cjundalion. Sigma Phi Epsilon won tirst place, while Sigma Chi went home with second. trike a move r ' tks of preparation all paid I f L I ■IT on Nov. 1, whi-n the Alpha L )mitTon Pi Sigma chapter held ▼ ▼ its second annual Strike- AMove ikc (jut Arthritis dance competition. The event icid in the C he ron .Auditorium at C ai ' s Interna I House, a beautiful venue w ith a high stage and V of room for the 400 guests who attended. Sil nd turc]Uf)ise decorations were put up to match bers ' new philanthropv T-shirts, and sisters their letters proudiv mingling with guests and iring lor the start of the show. Ilis year, 1 2 fraternities showed oil their dance s on stage in an eflort to win S200 for their na tional philanthropy. Performances ranged from a heat liox and rap to renditions of " The Macarena, " Britnev Spears, and Michael Jackson ' s " Thriller. " .Ml the acts were impressive - and humorous - but Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity took home the grand pri e with their eclectic mix ol songs, wardrobe changes, and well -choreographed dancing. Sigma C " hi wr)n second place w ith their reenaclment of " Revenge of the Nerds, " and Brian Oelp Irom Theta Delta Chi won third place for his fraternity « ith an impressive pop locking set. Throughout the evening, numerous rallle prizes were given awa , including gift certificates and a football signed by the Cal football team. .AOPi ' s own .Wegan Marquardt and one of the UC Jazz ensembles also performed a lovely set, followed b an energetic swing performance which included .AOPi ' s own .Al- exandra Apple and Dorothy Xu, choreographed bv lirica Batres. WiY would like to congratulate our Philanthropv Chair Onita Bhatta.sali for all her hard work to make such a successlul event possible. .Mana Scott also de- serves a huge " thank vou " lor all the ellort she put into this as assistant philanthropy chair. Endless hours of planning and tying together loose ends pro ed to be worth it. as the e ent raised more than S4,000 lor the .Arthritis Foundation! 191 OJp J C " tiH LHi L " i iiri» U ' iKjvc J.1 name chi-o nickname 1895 founded 1902 est. at cal Cardinal Straw color While Carnation flower I The Maki-A-Wish philanthropy loiintlation Chi Omega University of California Berkeley Fall Presents 2007 " Delta Delta Delta name Tri-Dcit nickname 1888 founded 1900 est. at col Silver, Gold color Cerulean Blue Pansy f lower St. Jude Children ' s philanthrop j Research Hospital 192 greeKs r DfU.i (i.imm.i nome DG nickname 187} founded 1907 est. ot col Bronze, I ' ink Hliio color The Di ' lla Gamma flower Cream Rose Service for Sight pflilanthropy . v. Covne»v ijommo ?? . b«to rOB Gamma I ' hi IVta 1 193 chi omego, deho deho deilo, ddio gammo, gammo phi deho mr, gamma phi bets tmmji Ptii Bcli, one of UC Bcrkcli- ' 12 i ' antH-llmic Sororities, wa, the first I ' luptcr iy( Cunmi Phi B«-li In bt- cstth- lishctl M -%l «( the MivMssippi. The l:(a (ianmu Phi Beta iIm) hosts j sihoUrUiip dinnt-r at the philanthropic events, Relay for Life, and raises marl end of the year, when sisters receive certificates and lor the National Breast Cancer Research Foundatit fitiwi-rN for achii ' xing high GPAs and scholarships. Our sisters take great pride in our national phiL Gamma Phi Beta -itrivcs to develop lonfidence and tliropv, Camptlre USA, a oulh leadership pritgn amma Phi Beta was founded in 1894, 20 teach leadership skills to our memlKTs which we ap- ' «is originally tounded at Svracusi- Uni- 1874. Our lour founders built the sortiritv on four pillars: Io t, labor, learning, and lovalty. Our house has built speiiallv in 1957 in the shapi- ola Gamma b the famous architetl, William Wurst er, who has a building named after him here at Cal. It sas the first house to be buill on what is now known as " Fral Row. " Our dixjr is e en the original dcKir Irom our 1912 hoasc and the chestnut tree in our backyard Ls the only chestnut tn-e in Berkeley. Our bav w indow was the first one in the Bay .Area so people used to come from all over to see it Gamma Phi Beta strives to promote jcadt mic ex cellence with our scholarship plan and " smart cookie " programs. Every week a " Smart Cookie of the Week " is re«.T gnized and given a small gift for excellent grades in pnijects, exams anti papers. We als i hold a Profes- sor I inner evcrv semester to which sisters can invite their professors from various departments to get to know them outside ol the cia.ssr(M. m. Because Cal is such a large university, it is often hard for students to get to knoys their professors on a perstmal level. Gamma Phi B« ' ta not onlv oflers the perfect op- portunity to meet distinguished professors, but also helps girls to develop the confidence needed to form valuable contacts. To encourage academic excellence. CanuTU Phi ibtcrt poic with Mr UuntiuPhi :0()8unNm. U. 2 cijnirstjnii Liimprtrtl for ihr tiilr in thrrc mumb o( Judging: tsirim mtu . c mmg wrar. And ulmt ply ti) outside organiutions thniughout campus. We range in membership and leadership | jsitions in dif ferent organization such as the Latino Business Student .A.s.s(Hi.ition. the Cal Oamx-Team, Order of Omega, Cal Mic .Men, prolessional Iratcrnilies, ami the . s.s«Kiatetl Students of the University California, to list a few. Our s«jrfirity prides itself on our diversity and individual ac- complishments inside and out ol GaniniJ I ' hi Beta. .Although Gamma Phi Betas take academics seri- ously, our women also love to have fun! Every year. Gamma Phi Beta throws many scxial activities includ- ing invitationals, formal, date-parties, and fraternity exchanges. At these excnts, we have fun, network, and meet others in the Cal Greek and University commu- nities. Some other annual traditions we have include Alumnae Brunch, when new and old Gamma Phi members reconnect with one another. Every semes- ter, wc also hold Mystery Week, when new members are showered with gifts and clues of who their Big Sisters are, yvho are eventually introduced at the Big Sister Revealing at the end of the week. Gamma Phi B -ta has a long history of iutstanding philanthropic ami community service. Although not founded as a philanthropic organization, giving back to the community is an important part of our charter. Eta Chapter takes part in other Greek organization ' s with a fcKiis on family and community involveme The program connetis youth with camping as a met of teaching kids how to wiirk w ithin a group, mi Iriends, build self-esteem and make good decisions To help raise money for our philanthropy, we h our annual event, Mr. Gamma Phi. We ha f lon.sistei ly raised around $8,000 at almost each event, tvhi ranks as the most successful .viroritv philanthro esent on campus. Mr. Gamma Phi is Eta Chapter ' s t nual male pageantry cxintest and serves not only a philanthropic event, but as an eseni that works unite student groups on campus. Male participants from many different organi; tions on the UC Berkeley campus compete for t ' title by representing their stu lent group througho three rounds of entertainment and judging. Each ye in order to prepare for the pageant, members of Gai ma Phi Beta tra el to the local chapter of Campfi, USA in Oakland to gain a better understanding of t organization. The purpose of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority i promote the highest form of womanhood. Our! become our closest friends, who we share experien es with and help one another mature and gain wi« from our college lives. Gamma Phi Beta means Ir friendship and service. This bond docs not exist i during our college years, but for all our lives. 194 greelis cfi. abcuT . lopt Sludrau conipctc m Mr. Gamnu PHi . 4 nulc pa antn cimirtt hc «trd inntulK b% GAmnu PKi Bru - The omt ntso vmatcK $8,000 per WAT, 1 the- most HicvruJuJ oront% phiUnthrojn ocnt on cunpu». 195 Kappa AIphnThi-ta name Ihti.i nickname 1870 founded 1890 est. of col Black (iold color PanNV flower .| ' » V%lH»f of California, Berkele KA0 K.ipp.i Alpli.i I licta nVfli ' f ' lf Courtmy Koppa AJpho " Kapp.1 Kappa (iamma name i KKG nickname 1870 founded 1880 est, at cal Light Dark Blue color FIcur-clc-lys flower Reading is Fundamental phlilanthiropy 196 greeks Pi Phi nickname 1867 founded 1900 est. at cal ■ Viiu- Silver Blue color Wine Carnation flower [tampions are Readers philonthropy PiBefaPhi University of California Berkeley ■ ' , Fall Bid Day 2007 (-ounesy " i oeto rni f 5 4 $$$ Ml IK K.ipp.i ■H i mH H Sigma Kappa name ■ H SK, Sigmas nickname H 1874 founded ■ est. at cal Lavender Maroon color K flower Alzheimer ' s Association, philanthropy Maine Seacoast Mission, Inherit the F.arth _ Gerontology 197 koppo olpKj meto, Koppo «3ppa gomma. p oeio pm, sgrTia ijppo panhellenic counci ' The Pinhcllcnii . ' i unril,it)mnn%ctl III nine i-xi ' i-utivc immonsi- gmwth and maturity lhi gDvcrning IhhIv and (jrciV. Unk a .tl llJl■ . I liivc m |x Mtii n I " pcnitions, n«-r»cf» the twtlvc Panhclli-nk sororilif ha i ' X|XTicnixtl. I feci to privili-gi-d to bo a part ot I get to work with inNpiring people, m«-t a lui • ! nc •I UC Berkeley. Sororitv members them»elve», the drdic4tc i gn)up serve from spring to fall each year; Christina Starzak, President Workmv; KH I ' anht llonif ha given mc thi- opporlu nitv to dirrcllv imnat-t our campui. I have an amazing .. „ , »rr r -i» __ _. ■ J J I , I Monica Bandy, VP Risk Management rhe best thing alKiut niv job is getting to know a genuine team cflbrl, working together in order to people, and have the opportunity to give bai k to n aixomplish our individual goals, our council goaK and Cal Greeks conimunilv! Being on the I ' anlii llcn our lonimunitv goals. The support I have r»-cieved Council has been the ntost ama ing experitin i and fnim the Panhrllenic executive in all of my endeavors am »o honored to work amongiit »omr of the strongr has Ix-en truly overwhelming. Go Greek! leaders at UC Berkeley. council to support me, and vvr have made accomplisli ments such as making our community sastainable, vsurking with the city for disaster preparedness, wtirking with the Tang Center to promote respcjnsiblc partving, and programming events unrivaled by any other Panhellenic Council. Panhellenic has been the mc»t amazing experience anv college student could ask for, and I will cherish the memories we have shared together. Reyhan Bilici, Executive Vice President The Execoituc ice President ai1 as the Chair of the Panhellenic judicial Commit- tee. She is resp msible for ccxirdinating the training of the Panhellenic Judicial Com- mittee, facilitates Panhellenic Judicial Hearings, and must nie all papc-rwork regarding violations and sanc- tions. She also handles anv internal conflicts or vio- lations within Panhellenic Executive Committee and is respon-sible for planning a Panhellenic Executive Committee Retreat and othi r ■l. . lopmenlal pro- grams and activities. This year mv three goals were to create a safer community through the promotion of safe exchanges and events, to promote camaraderie and sisterhood within the community through positive awards pro- «»r.jmmin«t .mil (ii (Ir.ll! .1 P.inl».-!|fni ' ( ' « »n ' »I i(Ution. Laura Chandkr, Director of ConimunicatioB llic Director ol Communicatiiins isnspii more people in our community while simultaneously maintaining positive public relations with tin .i.j,i . helping to (oster a .safer environment for evcr one. I lenic community itself, the larger CalGreeks ct mint|l have definitely learned a lot working with the Berke nity, as well as the larger UC Berkeley pjpiil • lev F ' olice and Fire Departments, as well as all of the the surrounding community as a whole. Thi- other people that come to the table to keep Berkeley initialing press releases, updating the web- safer. I am especially proud of the disaster prepared- larlv, publishing a weekly newsletter that . • ness program that «e started in March! u|X ' oming events and achievements within il.. Being a part of the Panhellenic Council has given munitv, and helping other Panhellenic executive (v tions in their roles through publi " I feel so privileged to be a part of a genuine team effort. " addition, the Director ol Comniui acts as the secTetarv of the executive U- taking minutes and attendance at ' ami haiullini; ntlitT jdminislrjtivi- ■ me great new friendships, a positive feeling about our community, and an interesting insight into the inner Onlta Bhattasali, Head of Philanthropy workings of Greek life here at Cal. I look forward The service work CalGreeks engage in is oin to continuing to work with all four councils of Cal the best things about being a part of our ci " Dani Haber, VP Membership An W .Membership I |)lan and implement fall for- mal recruitment, as well as oversee spring informal recruitment. I also plan and design recruitment pub- licity and events, including the rtcruilmcnt theme, information sessions, letters to the students, and Cal Day and CalSO activities. This vear the recruitment team worked especial - Greeks and other campus organi .itiims in tbi- future. Michelle Claxton, Finance Officer Mv primary job is to create- and reconcile the Pan- hellenic budget for the spring and fall semesters, as well as maintain all financial records. As part of the Council, I have the plea.sure of working with eight other amazing, driven, and intelligent women. We are able to build on the work of previous councils and continue the positive impact our council has had not and definitely one of the most fulfilling! .Av : Philanthropy, I help engage our chapters in serv projects around the area such as Greening Berl.i and Rebuilding Together which allows us to ri reach out to the commimity. I also get to organ Greekvvide events such as Greek CIc-an-Up and ri ing to elementary school children. This year alone, the Greek community has (ian over thousands of hours of community ser ' each month we c-ontinue to be more invobi my position because it allows mc to show the cant| only on CalGreek women, but also Cal students in general and the surrounding community. This position " hat a positive force the Greek community i- has been an all around incredible experience. Natalie Maples, Head Recruitment Counsekr Christie Richards, Director of Programining . s ' Head Recruitment Counselor, I am respon-: .■ s Director of Programming I plan and implement for training the recruitment coun.sc-lors ' social, philanthropic and educational events for all 12 publicize fall formal recruitment and pro ly hard amidst great amounts of change including a Panhellenic sororities. I often work with the Inter- ance to the women who choo.se to go throu, difTercnt recruitment format and increa.sing campus Fraternity Council, -Multi Cultural Greek Council, cruitment process. population. I am eagerly anticipating Fall 2008 formal and National Pan-Hellenic Council in order to plan I was a recruitment counselor in 2007 aii.. recruitment. Remember. . . " We may STAND OUT, events for the entire CalGreek community every minute of it. It is a particularly rewardi but we never stand alone. " Events we have had are Spring Welcome VV ' iek because I get to work with so many interesting I feel a huge seasc- of pride serving the greater BBQ, Cal Greeks Warriors Night, the Red Bull Gray and supp rt women as they choose the chapter Cal Greeks i-ommunity a an executive olTiccr on the ity Challenge, the First Annual Greek Benefit for the they w ill spend their next four years with. I love Panhellenic Council Having -i r cd on the executive Oakland Children ' s Hospital, and a Panhellenic Wom a member of the Panhellenic Council and am coi council for the past two vear- I cannot l elicve the ens Huddle. In Fall 2008 we will have Welcome Week down the days to Fall 2008 recruitment 198 greeks (left) IFC Vice President of Risk Management Bradlev Kerr, PHC President Christina Starzak, and IFC Vice President of External Affairs Kevin Okimura dance the night a a at the Greek Benefit on April i.The benefit had over 1 ,000 attendees to raise monev for the Oakland Children ' s Hospital. The Panhellenit. Couruil t.ikv a . k n " l i1 to the Mann Headland to establish for the vear ahead- Under the guidance eral CalGreeks advisors, council otTictrs fd on unit . strengthening organizations. VT goals, and efiectivc leadership. 199 Donhellenic council Intfrlr.itfrnitv Couiuil 200 greets Alpha fcpsilon Pi name H AEPi nickname isn founded 1949 est. at col Gold Blue color Flcur-dc-Lis flower Gift of Lite phiilanthropy Alpha Gamma Omega name AGO nickname 1927 founded 19J8 est. at col Black Gold color Cou ' ies AJoho EpJ- ' o " f 1 Easter l.ilv tlower Aro .Mpha Cianinia Onic a 201 OCOOO, olpho ecKil ' - n r» nlnfiogon - Beta Thita 202 greek; I Chi Phi nicknome 1824 founded 1875 est. ot col Scarlet Blue color Boys Girls Club philanthropy Summ t Moomx m itt t jfad Purple Gold color Lodge Pumpkin philanthropy Carvinij Contest, Mark Bingham Memorial ' olle_vball Tournament Psi 203 olpho S - Kj L " I i- rxj ■ ' r i . (_ ' " i " . u " Lo Delta Chi name DChi nickname 18S0 founded 1910 est. at cal -■ Red BufT color White Carnation flower TheV Fimnil.ition for philanthropy Canicr Research AKE Kappa Epsiloii AX Deluj Chi Delta Kappa Hpsilon nome Delve nickname 1844 founded I9J8 est. at col Crimson, Blue Gold color CourtMv Offlto Kappo Epflon J 204 205 delta d», delto l appo epsJon, deta sigma phi, delw ia deka flight. brIoM MdTju Kippj Lp lnn Kmt A comr ni hi bcnrnttmg thr I ' tuptrr ' t fraturrc) L(u tt . thr Alzhrimrr ' s . »ocution TKt jIhj «nluntrrm) rrguLir1 with Halttut for Humanitv «nd porticipalnl in ihr anniul Aniriican Cancrr Sorirly RrUv for Ufr. (below mkldlc. bckm nghl)Trkrs pArtia- (ulc in Grcming Bcrkclrs, j C l t ' orp Puhlk Srr« K ' c Ccntrr pn gr«m thit »crks to crrjlr grrjtrr tiKlmt tnt-ol Tmrnt in ihr lo -j| mMronniml . TKc chapter wtirLrd ai S(ho«)lhuUM Crrrk (. " ommian in Vr«t Berkeley, planlmg. gardrning, and warding to crratc « communitv park :?l 206 greeU tau epsiion t, ' K wen- wild vejrs, and UC Berkeley ' s Tau Kappa tpsilon (TKE or " Tekc " ) house became most known on campus for the massive DecHne of Western CiviHzation partv, a costume extravaganza ot unprecedented proportions. When hard times hit in the early 1990s, though, p(K r nnancial management and dwindling recruitment forced the chapter to close its doors in 1994. For nearlv ten years, TKE at Cal was literally in the wilderness: an abandoned home, its tbrmer greatness a mere memory. Since iu reopening in 200 J, however, the Nu Chapter of TKE has reclaimed its home at 2725 Channing Way and opened its doors to many pledge classes. Tckcs have taken the Berkeley campus bv storm, claiming victories in Cal Greek Week, participated in joint philanthropic events with other Greek houses, and even having a regular clean-up of the campus Strawberry Creek. The brothers have hosted many pre -game tailgate parties for friends and alumni alike, invitationals in San Francisco, and exchanges w ith many sororities. 207 ■ . Koppa epsiion • ' I Delta lIp iltln name DY nickname 1814 founded 18% est. at cal Old Gold Sapphire color Ihi- Rod Cross featured charity i AY I )L-lt.i Upsilon 208 greeKS pa Alpha name H nickname H founded RP ' " est. at cal Crimson Old Gold color Crimson Rose flower Magnolia Blossom Muscular Dystrophy philanthrop Association |_ T " ? ! «« K.i|)p.i Drit.i Kho name H K 1) Kho nickname 1905 founded 1905 est. at cal Mitl(llchur Blue color Princeton Rid Rose flower Casino Night philanthropy Kappa Sigma name Kappa Sig nickname 1869 founded 1901 est. at cal " " Scarlet, Vhitc color Emerald Green Lih oftheVallev flower 1 209 deKi i TKilon. knooQ oloha. kaoca delta rf o. koooa sjo xd • " 1 smsBT Phi (;.imm.i Oi-lta name FIJI nickname 1848 founded 1881 est. at col Rovnl Piirpk- color Purple Clematis flower Amcriian Kod Cross pflilanthropy 211 iarrtxio [ epston, phi delta iheta, phi gorrvna delta. pK looppo tou greets Pi Kappa Phi name Pi Kapps nickname 1904 founded 1910 est. at cal White Gold color Red Rose flower Push America philanthropy ■ ff I H H H Pi Lambda Phi name ■ B Pi Lam nickname H founded H est. at cal 1 Fandango Purple color 1 Aztec Gold Woodbine flower Rock ' N Wrap It Up philanthropy HAG I ' l .imbda 213 pi olpfia pfii, pi koppo aipna, pi wppa pfn, p omooo p " The First Annual Greek Awards Winners Sororitv New McmbtT Development: Kapp,] Alpha Theta Fratcrnitv New Mcmlier Development: Sigina Phi Epsilun Most Involved Sorority; Chi Omega Most Involved Fraternity: Theta Chi Most Improved Sororitv: Alpha Omicron Pi Most Improved Fraternity: Sigma Chi Scholarship Award: Alpha Omicron Pi Highest Sororitv CPA: Delta Gamma Highest Fraternity GPA: Sigma Chi Sorority Community Service Award: LamMa Theta Nu Fraternity Community Service Award: Sigma Phi Epsilon Advisor of the Year: Rosemary Towns Award for Special Assistance: Gil Dong Man of the Year: Matthew Grati, Theta Chi Woman of the Year: Amanda Pouchot, Alpha Omicron Pi Chapter of Excellence: Chi Omega, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Sigma Chi Chapter of the Year: Sigma Phi Epsilon 214 greeks (abtnc) Thr Puihcllenic Council cclebrata with Jamie Thompion. a CalGrvrk Prf gram Coordina- tor ai ihr C ' tnirr for Siudrni Life. The joint « un cil» of Panhcllmic (PHC). Intcr-Fratcmily (IFC», NaUonal Panhrllcnic (NPHC), wd Mulii Cultural Grwk (MCGC) wen awarded the Western Re- gional Greek Leadership Confermce (WRGLC) Community Involvement Award for their tommu- miy icrvice and philanthropic events tn 2007. I ' anhcUcnic Council Officers Spring Fall 2008 I ' ltMilml Clirisliiia Slar ak Hxt ' cutivc Vl Rcvhan Bilici 1 ' Risk Manatji-mcnt Monica Bandv I ' Ml iiihi-rsliip Ddiii I lalii-r i iii.iiu e- ( )liii ir Xtii lu-lli- C ' laxton DiiiLlur ol Communiialions l.aura (. ' liaiulltr Diroctor of Proijramminsj Christie Richards iliail (il i ' liilanthr()|i Onila BhattasaH Hcail Kii ruiliiuiit Counselor Natalie Maples Intcr-Fratcrnity Council Of ficers Spring Fall 2008 President Max Schorer VP Risk Management Brad Kerr ' P Recruitment Chuck Liu V ' P Internal Affairs Lev Eldemir VP External Affairs Kevin Okimura I ' H ent Programming Brian Luong Assistant Risk Management OfBcer Nehal Naik Service Officer Brandon Smith Special Events Officer Ian Clow Academic Achievement Officer James Zheng Information Technology John Freier ' gFee a vards ■ i ngratulatii)ns to tfii- raiitu IK im Couni il, ri ' cipirnt ol ifii- ' National Panficilt-nii Conli-riTin- (NPC) Biinnial Proij- rcss Award. Evcrv two years, t)ic NPC awards PanhclliTiic ta Councils across thi- nation lor thi-ir achii-vomi-nts in cx- Uf. U-adiTship, mcnibiTship n-cruitnunt, progress (most im- rd), risk managi-mont, and scfiolarsfiip. Fall 2007. NPC rcci-ived ovi-r 1 24 applications from ?6 lil1i-n-nl UM-s. Among campusi-s with ti-n or more Panlullrnii chaplirs, Panhi-llcnic Council «on tfii- Progress Award and traveled to igo in {)ttoh -r to accept it. Im) in Fall 2007, CalCireeks were awar le l the Community In volvenient . «ard at the Western Regional Greek I eailership Confer- ence (W ' RGLC). Over the course ol the year, CalCreeks continued to make strides in service and philanthropy, and in . pril 2008 received a nomination for the Chancellor ' s Public Service . ard. 2008 service accomplishments included community wide phi lanthropy opportunities such as " Trick or Greek " ; " Read .Moud Dav, " where Greeks read hooks at the local Washington Flementarv Sihool; ilean up with the City ol Berkeley to pick up garbage on the south side of campus; donation of S4,500 to the Oakland Children ' s Hospital from the Greek Bi ' nerit;and invoKement in and lundraising lor the .American Cancer Societ ' s Relax lor I ile. 215 greek awords and honors 216 greeks K S!gm i Chi nom B H Sigma Chi nickname H 1855 founded P 1886 est. at cal Blue ()l(i ( ol l color White Rose flower Children ' s Miracle philanthropy Netwcirk .mil Huntsman Cancer Institute r a™»w IN Nu Sigma Nu name 1 Sigma Nu nicknome 1869 founded 1892 est. at cal Gold, White Black color White Rose flower Children ' s Hospital philanthropy Research Center in Oakland b 217 sgmo alpha epslon, sigmo oit «j i u .y. ■ - i ». s-y " j f Sigma Phi 1 |»iliin name ■ _ nickname 1 H 1 1 founded 1 R I4IU est. at col Purple Ri l color Hp flower ■ Dark Ritl Roses 1H _ pfiilonthropyJ Sigma Pi name Sigma Pi nickname 1897 founded 191} est. at cal Lavender White color Lavender Orchid flower Relav for Life philanthropy 218 greeks T.Tii Kappa Epsilon name M IckcTKE nicknome 1899 founded 1919 est. at cal Cherry Gray color Red Carnation flower lav lor l.ilV, Valk for philanthropy oast Canicr, Habitat for Humanity I r L. i psilon I M. ;hoe! P.hul Theta Chi name Thcta Chi nickname 1856 founded I9n est. at cal Military Red White color Red Carnation flower American Red Cross philanthropy 0X Thcta Chi 219 sgma phi epakxi, agmo pi, too knppa epslon, thelo dii name Thcia Delt nickname 1847 founded 1900 est. at col Blui, White Bl.nk color Reel Carnation flower r(IiK.iti in.il phiilanthropy if j - ' : Foundation oTI hot.i Delta Chi 0AX Thcta I )clt.i c:hi ■■ v x -■ a. — .... T Thcta Xi name Thcta Xi nickname 1864 founded 1910 est. at cal A .u ri- Blue color Matte Silver Blue Iris flower American Red Cross philanthropy j t-t jt rhcta Xi 220 greeks 221 Ifieta deha ;-. ' " cu i. icu Lwriu ' uu, icu m i ka ppa alpha theta dodgeball 1 alter wrclu uf applying l«»r grant , recruit - ing irams, fnginrrring brjikcts, ck-tign- ing T hirl% anil flvcring on Sproul. tht- Utli - l tht- Omt-ga Chapter of kapjia Al phaThrta had cxhaa ii-d tlirir (Tcativc juices to bring htt life a revolution in (ireek philanthmpv events: the f Theta DudgrbaH Tournament. This Tar, uur Signature Philanthropy Chair Hollv Ml Manner tlei ' ide l to dexiate from the annual Mr. C. S. no a male pageant to introduce a new tradition that invuKes a greater number of active participants and Meli ' ome.s MudentJi from In-vond the Greek com- munity. While our first annual OtHlgeball rourna- mrnt was a highly ambitious experiment, its success greatly surpa.sse l our expectations. Nearly 200 participants I ' rom 24 teams gathered at the RSF Rold House Gym on April 27 to for the anxiously -awaited tournament. Non- Greek groups such as I ' svchology Undergrads i-om|Hteil alongside fraternity men- as well as the courageous women of .Mpha Chi Omega, the only all-female team to par- ticipate. The tournament served to foster c(M)pera- tion and unity among teammates, while te.sting the sportsmanship of competing teams as they aggres- sively pushed towards victory. In the end, Sigma Chi took home the first place trophy, closely trailed by Alpha Tau Omega in second place. In order to conilition the participants into skilled diMlgeball players, two members of our chapter were a.ssigned to coach each team . Though the tournament itscll was only three hours long, coaches spent the preceding weeks preparing their team - both physi- cally and mentally - for the competition ahead. Man coaches went above and beyond their delegated re- spon.sibilities by voluntarily organizing team prac- tices, packing | er«mal lunt hes, baking cujuakes, designing |M »ters or ireating l-aceb M k groups in support of their team. This fun, interactive opportu nity was an effecti r way for the women of our chap- ter to bond with the participating student groups on a more intimate level. Even our dedicated llou.s«- Man, Victor Olivas, joined the efl ' orl by recruiting and training a crew of referees. Of course, the Theta Dodgeball Tournament was about more than just haxing a goixl lime. The event brought in a net $4,241 for our national philanthropy, the Court Appointed .Special Advocate A.s.s K-iation. The.se funds w ill help abused and neglected chiltlren find a voice within the lourt system. Our range of fundraising mechanisms inclu led a five-day Money Wars competition leading up to the tournament. I:ach team competed bv collecting as many coins as po.ssible in its designated jar, while jeopardizing the chances of other teams bv slipping dollar bills into their jars for negative points. Team Sigma Alpha Mu was the crowned champion of Mon- ey Wars, taking home a Foosball Table to commemo- rate their victory. Kappa Alpha Theta congratulates Sigma Chi, Al- pha Tau Omega and Sigma Alpha .Mu on their honor- able victories! Thank vou to all our participants and fans for helping launch the first annual Theta Dodge- ball Tournament. Look out lor the return of Theta Dodgeball in Spring 2009, and remember: " Honor. Victory. Pride. All these mean nothing... if you don ' t have dodgeballs. " (jlxnr) Kjppa Alptu Theu nMcn gel mdy for ihr firrt ; Thctj OfKlgclull Iriurn mcni to r i c mimrv for Court Ap S[HH-uI AJ ocjtr9 (l " .AS, ), which luppurta 4nd prtmioici c pointed ralunlrrr idv(x-« ' for jbturd m ncglrrtni diiMn that they cm i T in ufr, pcrmuimt homr». (bt-lou ' lcft Alphj Tau Omrgj irlcbratt-t it wtimti tUir ft it the Theta l odgt-hall Tnurnanivnt. Theta I o Jgehall (ratuivi team. , free food, and live I)j and raflle prizes - ail vshilr r» more than $4,001) for CA.SA. (below right) The firrt place team, of Sigma Chi (ratemlly, | with its trophy on -April 27. Sigma Alpha .Mu also wallu-d hnn w inner, but of the Money Wars, a lite day fundralung mmpltit 222 greeks Sigma kappa dares to be bare Si ' nia Kappa hosicil lis annual philanthmpv ' ■vrnt, " Darr lo He Bare, " m April I All |)r()i.c-r ls Irom thi- makeup iM-nt Hcnl to Mgma Kappa ' s Al heimor ' s Foundation. i lit attirnoiin tcalurid niusii , brunch cKlitacif , ralllis, live auilions, gooilir bags, and ol tourso. Bare Esccntuals maki-up! Gui-sts received a lovclv gcxxJie bag filled «ilh rallle tickets and a Bare Iscentuals eve shadow. There were makeup artists available to appb makeup and match colors for gucsls. Bare Escentuals niikeup gifts were also rallied olFeverv 1 5 minutes. It was a great opportunitv lor women throughout tin Kimmunitv to get together and have fun, while supporting Alzheimer ' s. In 1954 Sijjma Kappa became the lirst sorority to recognize the need lor continued comprehensive work on the .study of aging and the needs of the elderly population. In 1984 Sigma Kappa responded to an increasingly critical problem lacing older Americans bv adding an emphasis on Alzheim- er ' s disease to its gerontology program. Sigma Kappa is the third largest contributor to .M zheimer ' s disease prevention, re,search, and treatment cITorts. At this event alone, close to S900 was raised! It was a lovely afternoon that greatly supported a wor- thy cause. (udt-nt fn|o lirunth and good a( Sigmj Kappa ' « fundraiM r for chrifncr ' s R undation on pri t r rnl alsti featured three live Mand ranlcs e er IS minuter. (alxj t) Sigma Kappa si-slcrs host the Hare li. ' Be Bare event. The Mirorilv avidly fundraiM-x for the Arthritis Foundation, but members alv volunteer for the .American Red Cross. Suitcase C ' linu, and llaliilal im llumanit . Sigma Kap| a members Irv out their new Barr E.si ' enluals eve shadow at the Dart: to Be Bare fundraiser on April 1 3. The event raised almost S 1 ,000 for -M heimer ' s revarth. 223 224 t Rduation, vou see all those happv faces, the i Wf looks, the tearful eves, the triiinij hant looks of an underaraduate college career accomiDlished. And w ith each smile and look of joy, vou know that underneath them are all those vears ot readina homework, iinals, paj)ers, lab reports, lectures, discussion, football aames, dance performances, cultural shows, homecoming rallies, hikes across the campus, hours in a cafe, eating doiin tood, late niahi adventures, all-nighlers, parties, pledging, working, mos ina and ha inij lun. 225 226 rornmenrement graduations m in- ih.in l,S(J() M-niors partici- |i.iti l in Uic- 2008 C ' ommrnci ' - luiit Convocalion on Mav 1 1. I ' hi ' cvriMTionv, which took plan- III ihi Viiiclv llii.iui, U-aturod ki-vnolr spcaki-r Craig Ni ' wmark, iDumlrr ot C ' raigslist.org. Chancellor Roln-rt Uirgcncau began the ciTcmon witli a niomcnl of silcnic- for Chris Wootton, an en oineerino stuiknt kilkd in early Mav who wouki have oracluated as well and gone on to graduate sch(X)l in nuclear enijineering at Cal. He then congratulated the venlor class on their hard work and creativity. " 1 can hon estiv say that I I ' ound vou the most engaged and engaging students I had ever encountered , " said Birgeneau. e« mark took llu ' stage next and was greeted with I ' lnhusiaslit applauM-. I Ic spoke for 1 5 minutes, em phasi int; the importance of finding a lociis and scttin ■ realistic goals, " . s you try to change the workl, loci: cm those things that mean something and can be done, " he said. " Otherw ise you ' ll just spin your w heels and get cynical and disillusioned. " hi the weeks ieadiiio up to convocation, Ncwmark said he would ad lib his speech. After having heard it, most students said the were plea.sed. " l really enjoyed it. I thought he was hilarious, " said senior Nicole Melissa. Birgeneau iiturned to the stage to a ard the Uni- ersit Medal to I eslie Sheu, the highest honor for a grdiluating senior, lor her aca demic achievement and re search about the immune svstem ' s response to tubercu losis. Sheu, a molecular and cell biology major, acbie ril a 5.99 c;PA and will attend medical school at UC s.m I rancisco starting fall 2008. hi her address, she spokr about the ojiportuiiities lor students at LlC Berkeley and llie sen.se of comniunitN she ixperienced as a studenl " In order to make |)rogress, we must reK on laili other, Sheu sai l. " roday. we are unified. " (left) Pmud pjn-nls %juh tht ' ir Aons and (Uughlt-rt gMtlujU- in ihr Ht ' jrst Clrrfk ' [ " hfait-r [Ulluon , iMiuijUfls, jfitl llnwrr lt i» wcrt- not uniommon Mght-v in S . Story by Caitlin Green (Kit. above A tudtnl in molcfulir and ix ' ll biolog (aboic) dcviaralcs his graduation cap with i cardlnurd in«KKI of the Campanile. Several other tmlent wrote messages on ihcir caps u-ing stickers (Iclu, markers, glitter ■lue. or puH paint. 227 commencement and graduation Den ISO Abba.s Eric M. Abbutt Aiir.i I r.iiu i-N (i. Ailing r,,.t,.,.- , Earl Abon Jilian . ilain Tania Aftandilians Claudia Aguilar Pftor Agiiil.ir Oscar E. Aguilcra I ifinmn Paul Juhn Aguilcra MiAhn AppheJ Mdth mjti. D »miniuui ' Antoinette Akens SoittilHeJjiir.- Jesse Alhini Lompuirr S ien t Ivettc Ale Clnirt Christine Alexanian Intetftittiit htoioy x Alcxi Mnn ' icl.i semesters studied at berkeley? 228 N.Uali AiNtcr Mclanic All.ir Josephine Alvarez r ' !iii..i! .. ' fiiTTM I ' l InJutlnul oiltttti liri(t.in AIvy Din.i Aiiiiii i iinomu I Tara Amin t.ionifmui Political SctOKt Mikhael Andaya nffi fjnii ' ftic i ' i i Angela C. Anclelson Clairi- Aniccle Paulo Aniccto Do Amaral Peact and Conflict SluJia Lola Sugin Arakaki Monica Arango De La Mota InurJii irlinjri hclJ ' ». " .; ' . l .j r Jose Adan Arcvalo Lizzctte Arroyo Economia Carlos Artoag.i Julian Arthur W.irisoj r .iU " Takeru Asakawa Polilual ti.ononi of InJuitnal Wirt Dwight Asuncion Jasmine Asuncion 229 obbos ■ QSuncion the experience is like no other Slory by Gmo Youtut UC Brrki-li-v iilTiTN J iTo lil lc t-dui Jlim ihjt liM ' N up to il prt ' siigiou ' It puldlidn. During mv vcars at Cil, have stri i- l to aihicvi- a v -ll roundc riliK at 1(111, taking courses from Inti-grati-d Markctini to Social Psychology to Enyironmt-nlal Science (iraduating from UC Bi-rkt-loy has mailr nu- fcrl v I iiipinM-rcd and prcpari-d to begin on a rrniarkabli I .irnr M passion for higher education was luinilrt lure, and I am proud to say that I am t radu.i ' Iriim the 1 puhhc uiilxersily in the yorld. 1 wm like til thank all nl inv professors for enhghteninc me every day and ollerinij me yaluahle knowledge Iruiy, 1 can say there is no place like UC Uerkelrv .111(1 I am honored to be able to obtain my bachelor- degree in Mass Communications from suih a well JKinored uniyersity. I Mv lour years as an undergraduate student Jl| UC Berkeley have iieen Immaculate. I would hij ' rcKimmend UC Berkelev to any prospective stud Idokini; to obtain an Invaluable education, lli Berkeley ailovys you to explore your true passu. Ii jvinu you leeling more than prepared lor i l( ■.ir((l iiuiustry. Here at Cal, you are surroundedj with peers who leed olT a positive vibe to sucd aiademicalK. Ever since I could remember, I li alvyays had a stronsj drive to become an inllucntiall woman. Now that I have obtained a degree from UC Berkeley and gained job experience during mv undergraduate studies in management, sales, and inarkelinij as the . lvertisini .Manager at The Dai t (.jliforniiin and a Counter .Manger at Lancoine, mv next aspiration is to help break the glass ceiling for all women vyho are hoping to become inspirational and successful leaders. UC Berkeley has helped opci the doors to so many desirable opportunities and I am looking forward to utilizing what Tve learned here at Cal. To my fellovy graduates: I wish vou great prosperity and I congratulate vou on your gr achievements! To prospective and current Cal students: Chei everyday you spend at UC Berkeley because ' experience is like no other. Your success is in vi bands; strive for excellence and you will soon be rewarded with a degree from the most prestigious |)ublii university in the world. During my years at Cal, I ' ve learned that then- isn ' t anything in the world that UC Berkeley lannot achieve. UC Berkeley will always have a speiial place in my heart. Go Bears! 230 .lUla Alaii- (fo cuVj anj Ctii Btoloar Wai Lun Au Christopher Auyong CcN.ir A .il is Christine A. Avancssians Audrey Avecilla Erin Jill Aving Amy Cora Azevcdo Harsha Babbar UoIciuUr jnJ Lill Biologr Chhavi Bajaj Zebulah Scott Baldwin Susan Ella Banir Anthony Baraan Alia Barkan H:.:.-r. Danish Barona Andrea Barrios Fhilewpht Lori Elise Barsamian .N iihaol Laurence Basham Erica Batres Po ilK j Excnomt of InJmtriaJ Saciena Eden Chervl Bautista 231 ■I Justin Thumbs Bodrcarrc K.I mil I) . Bcn- ckry u . i i . Ki ' , iin lU ' nsfl Michcic BcrgtT ShtrN I lUriiardo AgUNtin.i C " . Bcrrocal Mohit (Mo) Bhasin Hji.vm;. •...•. ■ : ) ..■ Aiiti| .iiii.i lih.ilt Mil hollo Birnio Timothv Scott Black, Jr. Benjamin Charles Blackman joNoph Boortjc EZ Ch.inu-llf [aSha r Brown • Ifjti iommuntcattom jt Shannon R. Brown Mai Li mmuniioiirr Angel A -M. Bruneau 232 seniors Jc-nnilcr Lvnn BrunMjn Scan Brvan Varun H. Bubbcr Inter Jn irlinjr fitij lilju Wj;. ' f (Sved) Awwab Bukhari Politujl Sttenit .Margarita Bulvga Kristin Burk Claaical Ciriluation Nczhia R. Burkes tn:ll„h Breana Bush Emilv Busta Consuelo Bustinza-Lopez Political Economy of tnJuarial Soctetia Scott Buttcrworth Elizabeth Marv Button Katrina Cabanban Rudv Cabrera Pec e jnJ C onflia MuJta Anna Jiaoling Cai Economic Christine Calara InlcrJimphnjn Nlujtn PietJ Mafoi u I had a wondcrtul career hclorc receiving mv undergraduate clearee at Cal. DoiriCT mv life in reverse has been a areat ride! - Jii.inita A. Davalos, Enijlish ? 233 ut::»JCLi ' ' c - Luiu ' u Jessica Ru»alif Calvo l jti i . in«uni. jtit ' ni . pant ' h Bi-th l).i i- C ' .imp.ini-ll.i Thcrrs.1 Canavan Mi-li.vsa Mario t .111 In high .in I en Cao .IrcAitMlu r .W.iilluw C.ippiello Michael Carcerano EltctrtcaJ Eluinf in jnj I . ' mpi ri ' r ' . it ' ni Nolan Carri- in Buiincn .HJoinifxratit ' n £? £i Keith Carter nfjhih i f-ilm StuJlf Kri li-n Aim ANclinoCasaretto t ijti C ( mniunji jriont Angela Casoinic Zaheer Cassim Jessica Castillo Megan Castler Ltgal SluJlei Carlo G. Castro Audra Catacutan .Hon ComiBunut]tik}tn e Pohtu jl Sttence bt ' n Mt- Hnallv leave Cal, before we linallv leave a place that has become a home for all of us, let ' s not forget where we ' ve come from li.l the lessons we ' ve learned along the wav. Everv experience, either good or bad, will result in a life lesson that will some wav or anulher benefit vou as a person. You reallv just have to jpen vour eves to it. Fc I iiuself, I remember moving into Foothill mv freshman vcar, wondering what would I experience in the next lour years. I ruiiiinlKT fjiliiig niv first ;Math IB midterm mv verv first semester here, and learning what work ethic I needed to have in order to survive Cal. Mv second vear, as 1 got more involved in clubs and activities, I learned to hne and appreciate Berkelev for what it is not onlv an institutir)n of higher leariiinij but also a wonderfullv diverse place to voice any opinion, explore anv interest, ami spark our creativity to imagine what the world could be itui how to change it for the better. I remember mv third vear as an .ASUC Senator and learning what an extreme privilege it was to represent and serM- engineering students, as well as the general stulent populace. The beginning of this pa.st vear I remember as a time to recuperate and recover trom my failid bid to become an ASUC vice prl ident. I trulv learned resiliency, the power to bounce back from any disappointment. I hope we all take the lessons we ' ve learned at Cal and use them wisely as we embark into a new era of our lives. - Dw ight Asuncion. Industrial Engineering iinJ Operations i : HBearch 234 )est food on campus? Allnrt H.Chan Brian Chan English Chi Cheng (Ken) Chan Suiincii liimjnmrijtii ' n Exonomicy Corey Jialin Chan Florence Chan Jennifer Chan Ci mputcr Silence Jessica W. Chan Joyce Chan Jovce Hill N.ini (. li.in Louis JongWah Chan Melissa S. Chan Chemical Aip cj£r Teresa Chan 235 monthlv rent! I iniiN (. Iiaiii ' SAm.mtha Chang-Graham Inittjrtnite BioU i Shawn Chao EUaiKol Eaginerrinff anj ii mpuier V K-n. c Janet Charocnsook Sandip Chattcrjoc l.iln-c-ma Chaudhurv Proa let of Mi Christine W.Chen Edward Y. Chen iomputer SitoKt ll.in u Chen ( till i Htjinttrintf Harvey Shi-Hsien Chen l i - uljr jnJ (.(11 RioL-fii Hui-Ching Chen Cm Enginttrmg Jennifer Y. Chen NiVlc rtiJI 236 iiui ' iit l.vn .ini C hrn Yi-Chun Chen Yixiao Chen Nuffi((.jnj .Srirn ri Michael Cheng iloUtular and CtU Btolog Rus«i D. Chcriton Joanic Cheung itolciuliir jnJ Cell Bwloo} Christina Chiang JcfTrev Gei- Chin Melissa Yvonne Chinchilla Julie Kellyc Ching MoUiular Enxironmemal Bioloay Christopher Ching-Li PifhtiLtll Ei ' onom cf InJuitrul ScHiAia Vaneeta Chintamaneni llrKjn .SruJif Christine Chin Joannic OnWing Chiu Nancy Chiu l tW i u iir jnJ CW Riologt- Min Jeong Cho fiuwncvt 1 Jminiilfjij. ' n At Cal, voii Karn that thanainir tlir world bcains with thanaina voursolt. c c o o o - - Charles lavlor. Legal Studies 237 Paul Cho MolttuLu 4inJ ( til Bu ' U ii Art Choi Hann.ih Chui Yumi Choi uiig He C liong Jennifer Chou Billic Chow Cindy Chow BmlfKH .4Jaiiniarulfi n ini ujilm Karen Cliu Terry Chu Nutrifionji Vi«ii« TilTany Chu HiuW.i Oebbio Chili Joyce C hun Yoo Jin Chung Mclftrular jnj Cell Biolo r Amanda CofTee Jill Cohoe Luciana Cook Xavier Francis Cordero tr. hiff.rurc Chri tine Joy Cordova foUtual Scttnct Ptjfchologt Dalcna Cortez 238 verage hours of sleep per night? t n i Alex Cox Kascy Lcc Crispin Pirchotogi- Jessica Cromsigt Maria Espcranza Cuons Ramirez Melissa Cunningham Polirujl tn n »mt . ' InJu ' tnji s.virtirj TifTany Nicole Curlce Viilerie Anne Co iuto Cuwgkcng Integrative Btologi Lena S. Dakessian Hiitor o? Irf Lauren Allyn Dalv t I ' mfMrjnii- lUrjlute Steven Dang fiutjnfti iJmjnjif jTion Interjiicipht jn StaJia FtelJ ilajor Charlotte Daniels Kirk Danielson iont.imici Biania Dano ■■■•■■■ ' •X ' Jessica Dao Juanita A. Da .il is Uiuang Ua e ( • rk u jr iinJ Cell iiologt- 239 we will achieve great things remember the first time I set foot in this theatre; II was still a little disoriented on this big campus. Mong with many of vou, I st xxl where our laniilies and Iriends are silting now, chanting " Go Bears " at the annual bonfire just belore the Big Game. That whole week, I was over helmed with Berkelev spirit, from hearinij the Cal Band rall through Unit i to watching " The Plav " during my usually-serious Cheml.X Icitunv Our fourth-ranked football team ignited a contagious Cal spirit that swept through mv bodv, and when I stood here four vears ago, 1 knew there was something special about Berkelev. Tixlav, for the first time, we sit at the Greek Theater not as audience members, but as graduates. Today, we are unified not for a concert or a rallv, or a football game, but as the UC Berkeley Class of 2008. Soon, we will be leaving Cal with our bachelor ' s degrees, and with that, a responsibilitv to improve the li es of those around us, and to continue striving for the great things we have begun. Some of us will work closelv w ith victims of natural disasters like the earthquake that struck China, or the cvclone that hit . J anmar, while others will find cures to modern health conditions such as obesitv that plague dexeloped countries. Others of us will be at the lorelront ol investigating climate change and alternative energy sources, or working within our communities to find peaceful solutions to global and local violence. As we move forward, we must take it upon ourselves to use what we have been given to address these challenges. Berkelev has prov ided us with the intellectual platform to excel in our professions, while simultaneously imbuing us with the spirit to care for our peers and our communities. 1 came to Berkeley from the " Irvine Bubble " a place of privilege, resour ces, and opportimities. I took the ability to pursue higher education for granted. I was naive, knowing very little about the world, or about myself. 1 was, and am still, humbled bv many of vou, who oxercame the odds to come to Cal, who worked through college to pav for your tuition, or who tirelessb promoted access to education in our local neighborhiMKls. Ik-ing amongst vou has diversified mv own learning and broadened mv knowledge. In the past few davs, I ' ve received mass emails and facebook messages from many of you, urging me to petition against the budget c-uts being made to East Asian Language Programs at Cal. I am proud to stand here with vou, because the genuine passion I sense from vou daily, mv fellow classmates, motivates me university medalist and infectious disease detecti Speech by Leslie St to support causes I ma nut have known alxiut belore, and inspires me to make contributions to our school and our community as you have. As I began working tow ard issues I grew passionate about, like disparities in access to health care or the orphan situation in China, I realized the alue and power of our interconnectedness; in order to make progress, we must rely upon others. Without the tremendous help and encouragement of many people, I wouldn ' t have imagined expanding services at free Hepatitis B clinics in San Francisco or mentoring Chinese teen adoptees in the Bay Area. 1 think people come into our lives for a reason - to teach us, to help us, to inspire us. We would not be where we are now w ithout our families, who showed us the importance of values and wisdom, our friends, who support us unconditionally, and our professors and advisors, who encourage us to push the boundaries of knowledge. Some people w ill be a part of our lives forever, and others we will never see again, vet all ol them helped shape who we are. We have been incredibly lortunate to be a part of Berkeley ' s vibrant community, which introduced us not just to lifelong friends, but also to lifelong pa.ssions. . s 1 recently heard from a doctor at UCSF, " There are 6.8 billion people in the world, and many ol them yvould love to be sitting where vou sit right now. " Finishing an undergraduate career at Berkeley is a great achievement, but it is also a privilege and an honor - as a Cal alum, you will hold a respected place in society no matter where you go. Regardless of where life takes you, 1 a.sk you to think ol those 6.8 billion people, and never lose sight ol the great opportunities you ' ve been handed. Today marks an exciting time: a time t o relied on the past, a time to embrace our futures, and most importantly, a time to .seize the moment. 1 have come a long way from being that disoriented girl who stood here four years ago. .And I ' ve realized that it ' s not just our football team that makes Cal a .special place. It is the intellectual curiosity and enthusiastic perseverance of our faculty, r)ur community, our lellow students and we graduates that unites us, drives us, and ranks us as the top public university in the world. I am ext ited lor what we will accomplish in our near and far lutures, and have no doubt that we will achieve great things. We all deserve to celebrate this momentous occasion, a time that we have worked so hard to reach. Revel in the moment and do not let it escape you. Congratulations, class of 2008. Carpe diem. 240 AntoiiK- . l)a i ( betnitol tnifinfffirtif Kelly Rac Davis .imtrujn StuJin Cr 1al yiyix- Antonio FXTasIro Alan Dcgii m.in Jo Aniii- (li- (iu m.in Inltffmtne Atn t i Stephanie DcHiTrcr.i Maria B. Del Kr.il Joh.inii.i Di-ming Christopher J. DesM-rnlnt- Peter DeVorc Theresa Dinio t hemiitil Entfincennfj Leah Mii hillc Dlugolecki Oori Kim Wiiih Do Patrick Do Emily D. Doan Quv Due Doan ifKTt ' lj Bli rt » Somehow...! wiiit trom waxing lo in parents oodhve on mo e-in (la in the dorms, to reetini? them in inv cirackiation oow n In the Campanile. And hke that, mv lour vears at Cal were o er. - Anonvnious JJ 241 AUriciiiic . L)()i Kristt-n AsliK-x DiiugLis „,■;.. lir H. Dr.icgcr •I. Yovgcnv Jaioh DrcvKinil WilliamJ. l)rur JII InlrrJiuiplinurt hflj luJifi lfj i r Reuben A. Duartc Jiin N ii h.nl l.i .ileta Ducv Tisha Dukr Catherine Duncan-Stalcv I H ij(f((i. nd Si ffi.fi ■ ' _ m Diannc Dunlap Mnical Sctence r V Timothy William Dunn I J m- A 1 W. 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Evanouski Timothv Cogswell Evans Ronald Oliver Exiey tnwrjiuirlinjry hielj Slujifi Ifj i ' f 243 best place to si Bridgcttc Kclscy Farrcr Justin Rohrrt Far vcll Myra Dcannc I i-rnanclo Jeremy Ficarola Masi Communications Mario Tigucroa, Jr. J »n.itli.in K. lisher Kcllii- C. Fitzgerald Marianne ' . Florcndo Cassandra Florcs OenJer anJli ' onKn ' i itujiti I.etic ia Christian Florcs 244 Britanv I ciUoni Htiton Jeannic LvnnWing Fong Justin B. Fong r.!iii. .1! f : rru-fTn ■ ' InJuitnjI h lettes K.ihci Dannv long Sara Chicmi Fong fo eiuiat jnJ (.« Biology Emily Fox Molecular Bmirontncniul Itiolaqt Jordan Eleanor Frank David Freeman Aaron Fung Prjcitic of Art Oren Gabriel Buswoi AJministration Nic holas Galano fi hjnuj! Fnt infimn Daniel P. Gakon IV ;,.,■„■; u,Ju: JoM- Loo G.ilirulo Zenaida Gallardo Htaon Natalie Gaouke Anthonv Juan Garcia crkclev has given nu- tin- chance to discover who I am and who I want to In- in ihi- worUI. Mv character has 1h in challenged and inspired bv the classes I took, the people 1 nut, .ind the experiences I had at Cal It is hard I B o look back at the last four vcars and deciile what about Berkeley has lelt such a defining mark on mv lile. I m (.herish the opportunities I was given and the ones I was able to ireale lor mvsell In participating in a handiul ol activities in and around campus. From studving to working to exploring Berkelev w ilh triends to mv semester abroad in Egypt and mv internship in San Francisco, all I can sav is that there has never been a dull moment. In mv opinion, the la.st four years couldn ' t have been better and it I could do it all over agaiti. I woiildnt change a thing. tt - Dinn .- niin. Eammics 245 •ago ' OiQ - go ' Cia (iuincrinin.i Gart ' ia M.iri.i (lU.Kl.ilupf (i.iri i.i S.ir.ih (i.irilntT (i.l.f. , ' (rr David Garilnkcl AWlfhu Si} JHt Sir|)hi-n Jamrs Gary Gina GhafTari Sitnl.ir ntlii n dholMin tr:;. M,.m ftJJu- Akiku .Wargarct Gicsc fapancu languogc William Go Eicnotnu Andrei Gog drill- I ill Gomes Gricelda Gomez Buiincu AJmintitriition Teresa ilia Gomez FrtTixh 4. Holcculiit (jnj Ctll Biology Natalie Kay Gong l . ' fiu jr I ' ljii ' iMi Peter Gonzalez K .iii llli n (iorcev tntflitb Megan Graf CfflutrtMlon and K iouriv SluJif Julia Graham Feuic and Lonfiiit Slujiei Michael Graham Pfj.r jnJ C ' nftut Studies Asya M. Grigoricva 246 the love did not stop there m V loiulcst MuiiiDrirs an ' i l ilu- roail trips I tncik iumt inj; the C ' al Inotlull anil has ktthall liam . But it wasn ' t nv undying passion lur Cal spurts that surpristil 111- during mv lour ixliilaratins; years lurr. It yas he |K ' opli- the alumni, tt-anis and parents - that ilways wont out ol their «a to make road trips nomorable. It ' s the little things that make me re lizc Cil realK is one giant community, like gel ing a few free car rides Irom complete strangers. The first time I slopped lo pinch my.sell nd ask " Is this really happening. ' " well, the irst time yas at LISC in 2004, hut I ' m trying 1) bitxk that memory out - yyas the night be- iirc C ' al tfKik on Tenne.ssee in Knoxyille, Tenn. •Around 1 ,000 Cal fans packed into a bar appro- iriateb named Calhouns along the Tennessee Riyer, II brought together across the country for a three- lour football game. I ye neyer been prouder to be a tudenl at Cal than I yyas that night. My friend Sam atsin and I started talking to one friendly alum, kho happene l to haye played on Cal ' s last Rose lowl team in 1959 and coincidentalK attended he same high school as Sam. He and his entourage 4 ught us drinks and made us insist to allow them II pick Us up the next day from our hotel. By the nd ol the day this couple yyas calling us their " good riends. ' and saved us about S50 worth of cab rides. The loxe did not stop there. I yas inTempe, .Ari ., oycring the Cal lootball team and had no ride to the ladium (or the game. Yes, I knoyy, I should learn to hink ahead and get my oyyn rides. But out of nmyhere I iiuiili iloruu d in Cal I ' l , r nHi nil lo . ' i i- im .i lift e en though they yyere ni t it ready lo head .inyw here near the stadium. That couple was ileli-nsiye end Ru Ion Dayis ' parents. We talked about our mutual Irus tration with the tree sitters. Loren o l)a is, his lather, tolil me all about Rulon ' s tour of dut y ith the Ma rines. We disi ussed yhat a ljustments Cal coai h Jelf ledlord should make along the ilelensi e line. We yere complete strangers, brought together In Cal football. Later that day, yhile wandering around .Arizona Stale w ith Sun Deyils fans ruthlessly heckling me, I finally spotted a group ol Cal fans tailgating. Hesitant and not yanting to impose, I asked if I could take reluge yith them until the game started. The moth- er of defensive tackle Matthew Malele - a complete stra nger - suddenly embraced me in a hug and told me lo eat as much as I could. She had tears in her eves w hen I told her I was graduating next semester. I stood there dumb lounded, not used to such immediate lo i from random Samoan women. 1 spent the en tire game trying to di gest approximately S75 yyorth of Hawaiian BBQ Celia .Malele even made me promise to stop b and eat with them before home games in the fu- ture, welcoming me into her rather large - lilcr- allv and figurativelv - ex- tended Samoan iamily. rllis llnsnit.llit .intl Iriendliness extends past just one day m the swrl tering heat ofTempe, .Ariz, ami one day in the gfMxl ol ' South, from engaging in a ten minute talk with a Cal alum in I ' timpeii, Italy about the potential for the Bears lootball team in the upcoming sea.s n, lo having Cal football mach JeflTe lfor l ask me about my lamilv when I spotted him in ihe Oakland .Air port en route to L is Angeles for the Jewish holi tlavs, I really feel like I am a part of one big family. I don ' t know il I can ever do mv part lo return the favor. But if I ever sec Cal students in desperate need of a ride, I ' ll be quick to tell them lohopon it. .After all. Celia Malele and Lorenzo Davis would expect nothing less. (cltK-kwist- from lop right) WTiilc on issignmrnl for Tht liaih Cal, senior Stc t-n Dunst (right) antl his frii-mls mt-l an alumni who plavfd on Cal ' s last Rose B f vl ti-am in 19;9, ijic mothrrs of 2007 lootball plavt-rs .Matthew .Maldc and .Mikr Costanzo, and an cnthusiivtit Cil vup| irt T inTmiu-sM . 247 jrcio • grigorievo I li .il ith M.illisscy Diana Grace Qurl ada lialog Scpidoh Manlai Hami Theater and Prf i»rn»tjn»r StuJie Diana Han Mnual Economy ofloJuurul Seriate Da iil Mar liaii Hanilono Hec-Jin Judy Har Molecular anj itJI Bioto t Thomas Barton Hardin IniCffrjine tli, h t A. V ' iiiij Victk Amitha Harichandran InterJiuiphnirt f icIJ iuJif l .j ■ 248 Ali-xandcr Harris Caroline Harri.son IfiJ u Adam Harvey 1 M uijr jr.J I ell tlwlt r .irk Haslam Ot-rck .Mathi-« Haugi-n Evan Hawkins Jared Hayashi I , if. u jr jnj 1 ell liiolMt Lara Havner tlhnii Studtei Mcngfci He YingYin He Yim Ken Hi-i Wan Katharine Henley Krislofer Henriksson Gerardo Herincx Lauren Naomi Herman Amanda Hernandez Eddie Anthon Ht-rnandez Sherilyn C. Herreria ftimiMsi .It aiaiitrjiion Regine lok C. Ho Van Thanh Hoang 249 gotllen - hoong Brnjamin HofTmAn r.. ' ,.,..j. V .-n.. 4 . -.: ■ Do in l.figh HiifVni.in Briann.i HolVmann Jam(» Hugan M.irk David Hohmann Michael Holt Brian D.ixiil Horn , ■.■,,n,„i Carol Huu Andrfw Hsu Rowcna Hsu Xue Mci Hu Staco Huang Stephanie A. Huang Vivian Huang tngltth A,Thejier jnj VrN ' rm.in. r vruj)i Ariana Rene Hubbard Am.inda Hughes Clara Yisun Huh Rosalva Humes AuKnni UminitiMfior Yu-Ja_v Huoh ApplirJ iltjthfmolii • nn 250 Ath motivation and courage I _ourt«y Mortho I ' V oxprrit-ncc at CAL made possihk- Id Iom ' and alu(.- more mv lamii and love ■T ■ ones. The years as an undergraduate student gave me the opportunity lo polish I I mv stren h and to better mv wtaknoss . I can assure I have grown as st hoiar and a person as well. will never for el the three to fours davs without sleeping during midterms and tinals. After all, ■florts are reflected on mv grades! I have proven that with motivation and courage we all can ' ve our dreams of success. - Martha Lorena Rocha, Soctologi Spanish (abovf v ) Stnior Martlu I nrvna Rocha cclcbralcs wiUi her family tJic Latino Ciraduation ciTfmonv in the Gri-ck Theater. (tVoni left to righl Her father Kodnlfo. brother Jesus, sister-in-law Nancv, mother Maria, sister Luda, brother- iii law Francisco, sister Hilda, and nephew Frankv came to show their support. (aboxe) Lorena visits with advisor Mari Mortiecai after the Spanish and Portuijuese I eparlmental Ceremony in Ma KK)8. .Mari has serxed as the Undergraduate Advisor for the department since Fall 2004. " I will miss Mari; she has been an excellent advisor, " said I nrena ll.i tlen Iherese Miitchison Kitty Huynh iloUiuliir tinJ Ltll Biolojn Ji Ah Hwang Pi lnu.il . .-n.-mi ■ ' InJuftrial Soaetia 1 iiki- I.iiilorno ;, ■,,■„. A Keith Kii i li hin.ig.i Andrc % ' Ignacio t Ml En tneerwi] Lev Ingman Jessica Ann Insisoulnth lnurjii ipliniifi hflj iuJic U.iji ' t 251 : iimon - insisoulalH IJitcU Ula Kimborlv Iwaki Praclccp I). vr Arthur " AJ " Jackson .(Mfrii ' dll Vwilri Hr .inS((iti J.iikson . ■ Krivliii kcli Jdiobson Brian Ethan Jan W-.V. „;r .,r...l | f J «..■ . ; . C " hrist »phcr B. Jancwav would like to thank tlu wonderful chancellor, 1 professors, advisers, and staff members for an enriching perience at the Liiii ersit of CaUfornia, Berkeley. I am a recipient of the 2004 Incentive Award Scholarship and Cal Opportunity Scholarship and would like to give special thanks to the charitable donors who enabled me to fulfill my dream of studying at Cal. 1 would also like to thank my family and friends lor all the love and support that thev have jjiven me throughout mv time at Cal. A million thanks to all these caring people. I could not ha e done it without them. Let us take a piece of Cal with us wherever we mav go. Go Bears, I.AI ' and CalOp - Chri.slinc VV. Chen, Hijhsh 7 252 li) llu ' Sniiois ot I )rutsi li . " " ()( )4 2005, I low ()U .ill. 1 ill al a s nnuiiihi-r our hirtlid.iN Inn, w.itri- balloon lioiUs, lair ni " ht pi .i runs, unihrrllas in llir a , ami ran Nidcos.You u s air awesome, ami liallw NMsh (,U all tlu ' KIiST! 55 I.ili Mac J ing l (ii» Commun tjfu ' nj Nicole Cr.n f J.irlio MaxMcll Jen l . ' i. iW.jr nur. ' nmfnrj Riotofiv Sonia Jhurani Intc ranic Biolog}- K.ii Jim Sang Jun Joa If, ] (,■, lui,- Cherellc Johnson t o e -u jr jnj C Biolcsn Erica Teresa Johnson Icifiil StuJies Jai doling Jun Michelle Louise Jiiola Polilndt .Stifn.i Mattie Carrotl.1 k.ihrin Jcanettc Kalchik Alcxanilr.i .W.irii.iri-l K.inii-1 A ' iruj Silence Yiiko Kamo tlan Kang In Sung Kang Lnnti ' nmcnul ik.iyncnua and Ai if r 253 aurrcn Kapa li.i hann.l .1U- l■ lu k.iqitikhiiu Samuel Katiiin r.- .Mi. J. ' N, ttrwt .Meghan Keen Stephen KekichefT K.iitlin M. Keleher . iilu« Steven Kellv Navici R. khailem i-shat khatJcm VKiana llli irit Kiwoma Khie Seema N. Khourv Auiincii IJminofrLjK.Ti Robert Kidd (. mbuj kn inefrinij Gregorv Kielian rh..: Ahr.1 Siini jhvun Kim fiiivni in mny D.inirl C lu) »ng-Man Kim Grace Hyun Kim Ji ' .in A. Kim Jun (jyu Kim foUiKal ScttTKt Jung Hyo Kim iloletvhr and t Aiti t i Kelly Young Kim 254 hi III im- jrtk-ulatr thr CAL fxptTit-nci ' ? Since mv name ■ .11 i vMih th«- lrlt«T " A. ' I have to start then-; Ama ini , wesonii . t«unding, ANtrfinumical... I could onlv go on. But lilt adjectives in the human vernacular would not match the MIl atlllll and the emotion of mv coileitive experience. Rather, reaii ing « ilhin my last lew «eek.s of undergrad studies that I had ctjmpleted every juvenile goal I set forth during mv first davs here is evidence enough that the CAL experience is an Ama ing, Awes jme, Astounding and . stronomical one. We will alwavs cherish our memories, we will aluavs reminisce about these gcxnl old times, and we will continue to grow intellectuallv, scxriallv, spiritually, individually, etc. But we also have to recognize that turning that tassel is a privilege onlv so few of us will ever achieve. Yes, we worked for it. Yes, we earned it. Yes, we have the right to it. But being a public institution within the charter of the California Dream; the California Master Plan for Education, we should question how accessible and how practical a higher education is in today ' s world? W ' c will go on to have reputable jobs, advance the ranks in education, and make valuable impacts on the world, but we cannot forget our home for the pa,st years. We cannot forget the symbolism of attending C. L, and the opportunity we were provided. We must attivelv find wavs to support education alongside our daily lives, and we must check our elitism at the door. We can onlv gain from others ' achieving the same intellectual )ench marks as we will this year, and as funding is cut, as apathv lummes common place, we must build and open doors were onl window.- Ia , and we must forge an opportunity for the same future we in achievm.; lor those entrapped in different systems of living. - Andrew M. Cerda, Anihmp ■ ' .;. .Michelle Seung-Y ' eon Kim Inhttnal Bngmeamg dnJ Opaxjaaf Baawd} .Mona Grace Kim Nina Najeong Kim Stella S. Kim Sung Ho Kim Sanith S. kimchre.i .Malin Kimoto Zac ' harv Nelson Kinvon i 255 J.inu-sjun KilMik.iw.i Angel Ari.iara Kiltivachavalil Pang Chin Ko iM»n » » K«M» K.illu-rini ' Alin.i kordciki Yuko Kosaka NutrKii ' nj V;fn.«- Yanina Koval Carlv Krause Buiine % iJminiitrallon WinIi-x Krii-gcT tntflith Matthew Krictzbcrg tcaaomtin 4. Wo Aiiijr jnJ 1 til AhiAk . Jonathan Kro iN Chiungwon Ku Britt in Kuhn Nikcta Kumar Winnie Kuo Lisa Kurihara 256 seniors i ' alriii.i I.ik.iko Kuvihj Jac Kwak UjM i. . ' mmunii ijriont Kimberlv Erin Kwan Hyc Hyun K M n Ji-IVriN K Ming Kuth nn Kwong Lina Hong La P. ' lttical titytK mv of loJuarta] S4K$€tia Sylvain La EJearKul Engmttrmg and Compaur Satnot Tarn Thanh La tlearical Bstgincatn and ComputfT Satncr Shirley Yuxin Lai Economii. ' Caitlin Lalezari Gordon Cheok-Fu Lam Ljti jnj trmrv nmentjl Ln inecnn Yingshu Pierre Lam Natalie JoancHc Linning Alexander Lau Irene Lau Jessica Lau W. ' c u. ' jr jnj tf Sio . jr Kelly Lydia Lau Hoang ;in Lc Jasper Patrick Roky I cat h 1 f 1 » » L 257 kitsukoAO - ieach Gahrifllr Crirstr Lint Lr l i.i Brian kugonc Ice C ' hri t«i|)lu-r l.i I i-i- jc »ITrc_ Lcc ll(lk IU I i-c jAcvup Loo JclTrcv Lcc JcnniliT Loo k;ikk Jt ' sica l.fr Kenny Y.B. Lee EiKtrtcal tngtnttrmg jnJ ( t aipu(rr V xtky Kwong Lee Mil hrllc Mei Suen Let- Nathan dar-l ok I.oc Soung-Chan Lee ilaa iommunimttifnt Swan Lee Bininni 1i nifntiirjii.7 Wayne Tai Lee f ( (B StuJu- Won Kyung Lee l jn 1. ■ inmunii Jiti ni Yoonki Lee Shira Leeder Kevin Lei Mcltatlar anJ C el! Iii. ' !. . 2S8 Maria Lui ia y . I con ChcUia Loong l .i f. u jf jnj ( rll Bl. ' hill Kcllv Kimiko Lcong Michael Angcio Lcto Intifnf cjr taaan Cmli attoni it, tlaiiuul Cirlh ationt Lugcnc Leung l . ' f ( u jr un J t tf Hiolo - Greg Leung Imrhjl frtt mefrirn jnJ Computer ' science Ijicruh i lent f jnJ hnfjtneenng Kenneth Leung Architecture Kevin Leung Lok ing l.eung Electrical Enjfineering and Computer Saerwe Wing-ChiVincy Leung Kisa Morimoto lew l jvi t I ' fnmun iijru ' n Ally Li Annette Wendy Li itolecuhr anj Cell Biologi Cindy Li ' . ' fi u jf (jnJ C ' W Biologi- Jacy Li I . ' mpulcr Science She Ning Li r ' htujl U nomi of InJuarial iocietia Atu-r BtTkrlr , tlu ' i ' ' s no hoUlinsJ back! - Sunny Sicihu, Intccjrativc Biology ? 259 favorite mode of transportationr 31.7% Feet IPAKKINI ;|t::n dkiasi ■nb Hriiid kalv Liang McliMiy Liao l n J. Libman lrt«-fi.,)n ' •tujtc EricT. Licbr Htninaa AJmintartaion Kv in Cj.iri i.i I.igutum fnifltih Jesse Lima Andrew Jeng-An Lin t r. jnji j h nifinccTin f Katherine Lin Stephanie un-Phan Lin Ifjii (ommuniitjtii nt I ' li-C hih Jessica Lin t ompuitt Si itn(( Spencer E. Lindsey Hl.rfhul Hi, ' L-fi Nathaniel Lipanovich l-.r.n-l Lipinsky JingYan Liu ( II ( fjtjjineaing Louisa Liu Sheng Liu ' t fi !i 26.9% Car 16.2% BART 15.6% Bike 9.6% Bu m 260 Mimi Lo Udlhemnttt i Veronica Lo i ' I ' litJ l(,ir ..mjii. , M.irv I K ki- tW,,,,.. ' ,, r„.j„- Mary Locra ' Sf Kalhcrinc- KrLstic- K4iiihing [x h ( i nifiif tien.t Mavra Lombcra Riihard James Saita lopr . Aiemee Kiyomi Low Political Saence Viridiana Luza Political Economy of Injuarial Societies Andrew Tachung Lu hU:uhr and Cell Bu ' L- i Sophia J. Lubcr Kcllv l.ucc ss Jessica .N . 1 uni Public Health Erica Lund fiiii(n( » tjrnini«(rjti(?n Kevin J. Lung Candice Luo Ru inei ijminiitriilion Drew lu tr( Lomputer Vicnic Kathleen lovcc . la.itul .ini Pucholof i i Socialiiclfare Thien Mac {r bit tur,- MaKai Fawcett M. Magic lnl i;i ' p ' tH£i i Pro tti.t cl in 261 lOng - mogte where i was meant to be W lull I Jtti-ndcd m vcr first I ' al l)a in pring ot 2004, I n-nu-nibcr walking airiiss lower Spruul and tt-lling mv parviil . " 1 Ills !•. wht-ri- I was mi-ant to In- " Out i l all thi- UC ' % and additional colleges to uhiih I ap plied, I was never mure excited to obtain an ac- leptanie letter until I reiei ed one from Cal. An entire lour ear» later, I can salelv sav that I do not for a single mf ment regret mv decision to come to Cal. Perhaps it was m insistent uncle, a Cal Alum- ni, whose enthusiasm and passion lor Cal inspired me. I believe that this, coupled with mv desire for self improvement through academic and social suc- cess, trulv drew me to this remarkable institution. As a four- year Alumni Leadership Scholarship recipient. I have upheld mv responsibilitv within the Cal communitv as a leader and positive role model for fellow Cal students through mv job as a Resident .Assistant. Whether it was making posters at 2am with mv lellovv R.As, attending vveeklv stalT meet ings every Tuesday at 7pm sharp, or simply having the most informal vet inspirational conversations with residents, I have loved everv moment ol it. . lv spirits lilt everv time I drive into Berke- ley and I become giddv with excitement, a sign which marks mv interminable love lor Cal. Our status as the number one public university in the naticm, our ama ing sports uams, acailem ics, Cal Hand (Cireat!) and our i;ori;eous lampus encompass the greatness which is LIC Berkeley. Here at this wonderful University located just oil ol the San Francisco Bav, I have become who I was meant to be. I have learned, loved, experi enced successes as well as failures, and through it all I have lived the life of a true Cal stuilenl. To all ol my Iriends (especially Kale Iran I): 1 love you with all of mv heart. Your guidance and support through vour kind vvorils, humor, listen ing ears, honest compliments ami even the smallest acts of caring have meant the world to me. Thank you for pro idini; a venue ol sanity during insanely stressful situations... and lor crealing insanely lun moment.s for me to look lorvvard to every day. Whether watchini; movies, plaving Rock Band, stalking lellovv students m Facebook or dancing at the hottest fraternity party, as Cal students, we have mastered elTicient studvinsj habits and writing cjual itv essays the night belore thev are due as a trad eofl for spending time with each other. I wouldn ' t trade any of those glorious moments for the world. To my parents and grandparents: I also love you with all ot mv heart. Your continual sup- port (both financial antl emotional) has been the foundation from which I have derived mv perse- verance and motivation in mv pursuit of success. Story by Jessie ■ ; - Your enc iuragement has helped me greatly ii completing mv double major of .Mass Comniuni cations and Spanish within lour years. Thank vm for consoling me whenever I called home and crin about a bad grade, a breakup or my stressful jol ' Though I had lew difficult moments, your under standing and love for me, through good times ani l)a l, is something for which I am forever th-inkful . lditionallv, I am eternally indebted to Got lor Mis mercy, grace, guidance and for every bleu ing which He has bestowed upim mv Iriends, t family and mvsell. .My laith in God and in Jr Christ has inspired me to trulv cherish every mof ment that I am alive, to help others, to live up ' mv fullest potential and to never settle lor liss iK my own best eflort. " I can do all things thmu Him who strengthens me. " I ' hilippians 4;] When 1 love, I love intensely and passionately without falter. This applies to God, my family, mtl friends an l Cal. Mv fervor and passion for this lb versitv began four years ago and will onlv int ! sify over the years, as I recall fond memorie oil mv undergraduate career, and create new ones an alumnus. It is so easy to love something thai i offered so much in return. I am nov one of ni.i proud Cal .Mumni, and I will always hold this II versitv close to my heart no matter where 1 am who I become. Hail to California, and GO RF, RSl iL lahinrr Senior Jruicj CaIvo ilrti i maki 4 tun Inp to S«itrwj Mith her fellow RrsKlmt . uutAnu ArbrlU NUlik anti Kilr Franz. ngho Jcwica CaI»o Hrfl) grU it«)v for the 2007 Big Gamr with friends CocK Ptullipi, Kjtr Fran . Rnan Lim. and George Aguilar. (far right 1 Je 4ica CaKo (left » and Kate Fran sport Cal pride at the home game aj auut Orrgoo State nn (Kloher I ), 2007. The two w-ere among alm( «t M.OOO fan in .Mrmorul Stadium, marking the 22nd straight gamr with i rr 50. (MX) u . 262 istance lived from campus? Shiil.i Magill Ijurcn Magisiro If.jii ( i mniurii .jii-it Dci ' pa Mahaj.tn Kathcrinc Mahon Lompafatnc Liutature Phuong ,Mai CI ill. Mak Sandra .Mak s nifiir Satnce Natasia Malaihollo Adam Uawid Alalinuwski Huitncif AJminiitrjtii n Maia MamulasliN ili Janet Man . ' -iL ir. ' nm. ' nrj Virnrf .Miguel Julio Ledesma Manalo Ci nifiK Science Ashik Raj .Manandhar t-lcclrical Engineering and Computer SaerKe Melvyn Manapsal Film SfuJjft i. l jvi C mnitjnu ' dfi0ru Stephanie M. Manasse Nicole Mann ' j m«i .iJministrtition 43.0% 1-2 blocks 26.1% 3-4 blocks 7.7% 5+ blocks 9.9% 1+ miles 13.4% Far enough 263 logill - mann Lisa Mar Valfrif Marck Ailccn Morales Maring l).inii-lli- Marie Martinez. JoMcliiu- Martinez Greg Mason AshlevWaincV Matsu Jason M.iltrriT iljthemjtu . Jason Maze rrjtfiir .1 ift Yasmin Mazloomdoost Sean Philip McBridc JameN P. McC ' arth Candicc McElhaney £«aiMaila Ifdn Commimi -Mlen Kathr ' n McGown Jessica McMahan I: 264 liniMcNiill Ryan McQuaid Lmilv Meade Uu tft jnj Prrt ' fmjrue StuJia Jate Meagher Llizabclh .N etzka NoraYvette Medina Jia Li (KelK) Mci Karen Mci Molctuljr jnJ C eJI Biologf- GcDvani Mcjia-Saiazar Etonomici Carlos Mcnrlez Duke Randavc Mendinueto Bclcn Mcndoza Ltbnu StuJjc Elizabeth H. .N endoza Lucia N. Mcndoza Pniaice of Art A Ptwholc r Eric Otto Meux tmtr nmfntjt fvt ' ni ' nwo and A ' iil Mirian Meux hilm StuJia S ijttn .imerican itujia SUAU Nliver urbN .Meza Solis Maa Ciymntunicjtiom Nadia Mian KiikI.tII Mitco 265 manzono - micco I.iiirfn J«-ssii.» NtichclMin ' ■■• ' " S ' MalUirv Mickcl r . ; .-. KrisliM.t M. Wiiiiir Cfc ' Oirft Jlh ' « -J ' l ' • ' ■■ ■ Pticr Minor Hcnrv k.W. Mit. Auiin t Ijminiarjtnvi Alcx.inilrr Mir-Scpasi George Misa Fannie Mok Ana IsalK-l MdiiUikv. liurUilu ArthilMurt NidN.i ira h Montaiio Christophi-r Adam Montes AW li.j S,i -n,,- Eva Marie Montes A lilf Montgomery P. ' litujt Stiemc Christina L. Moore f;,ihrii-llr I vn Moore Jes ic ,1 Julinna Moore ii - did vou study abroad?! W ' lial i imnorlaiU In llial ui- do not umlusr llu- iiidiv idiial w ith his task. I hat is a lesson wv must all karn. ' w iiukavorcd all niv lilc to he ohjictivt- ahout mvscll, hut it is t dinkult. At C ' al this task has not been cased bv the manv lessons learned, rather it has become more dirtkult to extricate mvself from mv subject matter and mv discipline. - N.italie I. Warrick, Anthropology- S P ycholog ? Joseph Luuis .Mora Xtotecuiar Toxicolo Jessica Moran fni itonmentjl tn nomtct anj Fohcj Tina M. More-no Prjauc . ' I Iff Tenia R. Morrisctte Alexander .Morshcd F.t.onomici Sepideh .Muu! al .hani Antbropolo i Pohluul Saeme Michael Kipp Wiu-IIrr Donna Mui (tjjn [mcrujn StuJia Tvler Sti ' M.irt Wiiir Christie Voungjcan Mun Moltcular iinj Cell Ru loxjt Brvan Matthew .Murcko Iri iKfifiifc Anne Murray tniiri nmentjl S icn c Kvlc Erinn Ntiirr.i Esther Miyim Na Politiiiil Silence JclTrey Nacckcr Kimberlv Nakamura PMnical txoootm of tndtiattal Societita 267 michelson ■ nakamoro did vou have a MariLo Francis Nakaniur.i iln.1 N.iniiri-K.il.intari Omar (iciiflVcv Narvacz Sam NassiT Christian Jrsus Danilo N .irtin N.ilix id.iil Braniii .Marie- N«.-al Jennifer Nelson Jonathan Ng Economua iilnJuanjl tngtnttrtn jnJ Connie M. Ng Elaine Ng Jaime Ng Jennifer Ng Kelley Ng tnlttfrjtnt flit ' t jt Terry H. Ng Ciiil Enginftrir Tsz Hin (Stanley) Ng iliiiii 268 Virginia Ng Molttutat iirni if II Aio oj Collccn Nguyen HuycnThI Nguyen s.:,.,in,it.„, Kathcrine Nguyen ruhoi. , May Nguyen Eledrical higineering anJ Computer SaoKt Michou Ngmtm Nam Nguyen Robert Nguven i ienne A. NguM-n Pi lititjt Scifmc Gerald Nicdao PoIhu-jI St;«jtr ,io lology Leslie Anne Nicolas Aaron Lopez NicM-r.i ' ' 4 i(d MW jfr Sechan Noh Ben Nomura-WeingroM Christina N ' orhvgaarcl ? Abigail Notario Mv lour vcars at Cal has ()|)l ' ikc1 up nian iloors ol liK- and taivcr oj porlunitics that I could iicwr have imagined hctore I canu- to Bcrkclcv. - Mike Ran Zou, Chemical Biolofiv 269 nal amuro - nolono Justin Noval r ' ;.r...j ' %., . I ' ri-i iiiiis I luiliiini.t Sw.ikiulii 1 rill ONullivan Shannon S. Oakcs Erin Kathleen Oili.sio Ric Ogawara r,,. ,.;.vji Christine Oh Brian Olson L gal SiuJk e • ' (It into the Nun at noon alter mv mtn lir.sl ilass at UC Uirkili , I hail tin- lii-ar one of the finest bell concerts from the Campanile. This momentous ■xpcricmi -et the tone lor mv academic career at UC and, as a senior, I rellect upon it 11 .1 poem, " lirst Bells " - Nancv Elizabeth Patten, MeJievol English Literature The edge t t a dream, a graml hall awaited at the top ol a hill, the edge ol my desire to learn circled mv soul, inter vo e in and out ol it. Scholars gathered, grappling to find their way, met me at the apex, gliding into the hall in numlxTs thirstv lor knowledge, our first cla.ss. Resolute and humbled, surging fires in our souls, the flames of our mission uncclipsed, leaving in a hoard, we Hung open the heavy dcxir. Stepping out into the sun, a blast f r chiming bells struck us, quick bells, Muttering bells, bells touching ancient modes. Dorian, lydian, mixilvdian inspired Ik-Hs. and everv step in the sun brought continued levels ol the intricate song, winding like a wa e in mv mind. The trailing notes graceil the rhvthmic forms and as I left the towering hall lor another those rhvthmatic forms bent. Tribute to the muse like ancient harp music, strange vet perfect notes interwoven, more than enchantment. Now the woven enfoldmenl continued, ignited more codes, markers converging within mv brain minil, lia le me joylul high sun. Spilling out remnants left at e»erv gate, I approat hed the tower on the verge ol a breakthrough to store and tnasure, make clear anv shadows. Poured over me like little dancing ravs mio im soul to the lilTerent points of the mind and where thev cross, granted me molten soul, strains ol an ancient harp. The spirit harmonious touched of intervals of the past. The modes forgotten, reflected fathoms, a remembrance, the song its strength and spirit. Dwellings imprinted within the walls of the brain mind came crashing df)wn, revived. Glistening jewels of phosphon-M ini e in ibrating time touched each ornamental wa e, larried in a ihalice, pouring oxer the mind, golden wave stones hanging. The modes rcpleni-hed. ship that found its home; a ship that lound its sea. The sailoress who found the los ' rew and the path inherent. 9m 270 PuWi. licjiih CIcya Ormi ti)n I frhijn tujir Jcanclly Orozco rt.i.r .inj ( ,-ril,.i Mujir. Jact|ui-liin- . Orpill.i Brif Ortega Edith Ortiz Socioloff Herbert Ortiz Daphne Damayanthie Owens {.oiiictiaiion and Koounc SiuJict R i itrit James C. Pagan uintional Sciences Joanna Pak foUcular Toxicology Seung Pak Kristen Palchak Andrew Pangestan t bcmiij} tntfinccnn Cordelia del Carmen Panlilio Entfliih Joe Luis Pantoja l .jr. ' rij s iit nn ' jnj tnijineermg AdrienneW, Papp TheauT and Performance Studies Parag Parekh Donna Park Man lommunuaticni Juhyun Park utritu nal Siiencci Lisa Park I n lr nm(nlal EiorMmict anJ Policy 271 novol - pork Y« Hvun Park Marv Rom Parrish fWtfha Ittmami of titjmtikal Sawvwi Dana Parsons Christine RamoN PancuaI Divvcsh Patcl Buiinni Uminitirjtj. ' n Nisha Natver Patcl N.iiu I llAAboth Patten fnyJi. i Nicole Patterson Sharilla k. I ' a ne Ethnit StttJiei John l imhcrt Pearson .jnj ' . jrv 4r. iiffituf " Phiota Rcncc Pccot Louis Pcit .man Ji nn lt. th BaNJIan IVnano .Mats Lommuntiotiont Ai iriij Vi n r Breana Pennington MtiKal Exonomr of fnJmtnal Sodttiet An lrt ' . Pcrezchica I ii. jn» ' ruJj - Giulictta Spcran Pezzaniti Italian StuJiei S KicU i Han Pham Maria Pham Vanessa Phillip r.-lin.jl Vifmc Sandrinc Picard-Palmer 272 enior week: the best of berkeley !)!) " bst-Spring Break BBQ Innttjv. pril 7 ] u Vni-T t. law Cuuncil and Cal Cooking riub ct ho«trd (he mITilij] Srnior Week Kick Off Event fra urtn Cdl Ctioking Club ' 5 famous gourmet chipotle wasuned ■urgt-rs. veggie burgers, polish sausages, Hebrew National hot log , and lot uf wiiermeUm! . ast Lecture: Professor Ananya Roy " ur»ila . pril S Siu«ient iiK»k in thtir " Ia t Ifiiure from Pro- »Mir nanvd Rov, retnpirnt of the ?(K)6 Distinguished Teaching Iwanl. Cal most prestigious leaching award. rad Fair April .H April 1 1 : Seniors picked up commencement tickets, caps, gowns, and senior sweatshirts on Lower Sproul Plaza. Senior Night at AT T Park Wcdnrwiav, April ' ' :Thc Senior Class pnturrd to San iTancism 10 atch the San Franri«-n (nanis ptav thf San I irgo l aclrcs. Screen on the (ireen: " Back to the I uture " ThufKlav. April 10: Students roiMted the classic mo ic, " Back to the Future " on Memorial Glade with blankets and popcorn. ffimi till- iiul 1)1 ihc- niiuliinth ccnturv, Cal ' s graduating seniors rouncleil oil thi-ir undergraduate days with a week ol parties, dances, and campus rituals. Senior Week, during uiiiih members of the graduating class held a series ol farewell activities, began in 1874 with a " class dav " before graduation and a farewell hancjuet in San 1 rancisco. Some of the common senitir week (unctions included a Senior Banquet, which is analogous to the current Blue Gold Dinner Cruise. For manv years alter the turn of the centurv, .senior men atten led a banquet at a hotel in San Francisco and senior women remained on the campus in Hearst Hall, «here the announcement of engagements was a high point ol the evening. On the morning before Commencement, the seniors of the Class of 1 874 met for a final pilgrimage about the campus. The Pilgrimage stopped at special landmarks to listen to speeches from class leaders and favorite lacultv members. This event is now replaced w ith campus tours during Senior Week. But Senior Week, as it was known, gradually died out during the 1960s and ended completely in 1970 because of anti-war demonstrations on campus. It wa.sn ' t until 2001 when the Senior Class Council relumed Senior Week to UC Berkeley. Since 2001, Senior Week is a week of senior events during a week in . pril. From April 7 to 11, 2008, hundreds of seniors came to support Cal Habitat lor Humanity and LIMCEF at a Senior Week Kick-OIT BBQ, listened to a " last lecture " delivered bv a distinguished professor, watched a Giants baseball game at .AT T Park, enjoyed " Back to the Future " on Memorial Glade, painted and slid down the Big C, and satisfied their appetite lor Berkeley cuisine at the " Best of Berkeley " showcase. (top. far left) Seniors enjov food and student performances at the " Best of Bcrkflc " Show case on .-Xpril ( I . (left) The Californian.s pose after a successful ?008 Senior Week. The student i;n up works vear-round to organize univcrsit -«idc events, including; the Senior Commencement and the Dec " ember Graduation Ceremony. The group also builds class imitv via class ap| arel. such as senior sweatshirts, t-shirts, and buttons. calendar of events Paint the Big C Lnda . April I I Attendees continued an annual senior tradition thai dile back to the carlv 1900s. Thcv learned about the his- torv of the Ri C, cnjovc ! the ie v, and did down the v Tt C! " Best of Berkeley ' Show case Friday. April 1 : After painting the Big C, soon-to-bc-graduates congregated on the Campanile Esplanade for a showcase of the " Best of Berkelev, " featuring cuisine such as Top I)i»g.Thai Basil, and Gvpsvs, and performances bv groups such as The Men ' Oc ci and Daucevvorx. I 273 park - picord-poimer Jcffrcv Pickclman Eli ahrlh A. Picrtf Anihony Pil ara Jcrcinv Anihonv P« ggH LaiKc Pollard tugcne Ponies Brenda Ponton S.ir.ih N ' .ihema Popal Kill M. I ' orur X ' .ih.ih I ' oiirn.ighshband mpuur V ifn. : .M.irv Pri ' Mop Angcline Protacio Andrrw (ii(i .inni Proul ' • ■ Nancssa I ' uithfndorl Aisha Qamar Nika Qiao Xiujuan Qin ,, n,-m,, , Andrew R. Quiniu An.li Irto J. Quino% ' Cva inhttMur. DarlcncYague Rabena Rhnrrj, . .s. , MillfZ jr,- 274 I.il; KAlii Spencer Rai.skin l ci iiind j l.nffinretintf YsicJro " Child " R.imirc . r.l,ile.liiir Uilay Ae lu l() ll.i Kiil ly t Ifitrifjl hniftnccinitf uii i ■■inj- ' jtn iin Salvtiilor Kidncr Kate Al. Hiimcr F.ccnomici Kristinc Relja Ruben Rcyna EmiTonmental Bconomia and Policy ii Bcrki. ' k is a placr thai niakrs ( u likr it more clav h (. a . It is a platr that vou ' II miss no inattti " w hvw ()ii qo. - Stanley Ng, Molecular SlCc Biolocjj- y 275 piCkelmon - reyno ' Ni i(llv tlut our i l thr iT lirsl thing tlul wa saiil li nu- «hrn I jrri i-d jt (. ' jI in 2004 4» " luii )U U-avc IWrkfU-y, vou %hi ulil Ik- a ilii lit pcrMin than when vuu first came in; if vuu ' re not, thi-n the Univcrsitv has lailecl vciu Four vcar» ago I didn ' t understand what thai I ini .lilt. - ' w I do When I relleit u|Kin mx undrrgradualr larei-r, it ' s i lear In nu- that C " al diKs ihange vou without ou vwn n-ah ing it. . L Vlica 1 — • - ' d. I »a.v haught . ra.sh, iiaiM-, immature, and timid. When I leave t ' al, I am more humble, uriumspett, experinmil, mature, and Nell lonlldenl. Far ln m ix-rleii bv anv means, hut much progre.vs has delinitelv In-en made. Mv experience at Cal has liu t.iui;ht m ihallenge lonxentional thinkiiii;, 1h- pro active in solvinij prohlems big and small, and siinplv undersiaml that lile is a lonj; y. with m.in twiits, turns, pot holes, and sjH-ed bumps that is best shared with friends. I ' robablv most important ol all, Cal has gi en nu- a s n . • .rHtity to Mi.ikr my on n uniuue contribution to improve the status quo in the world for future generations. Go Bears! - I ' .ilrii k l.iin. Microhial Biolofi} I D.iv ill Rcvnoso ' Ti ). jn (ujin Keln-(i..i Dann Richar is ■■( .;, ■. ■ If: rrj.t:..- .-I (rf John.ithan Rit ' .i Inna Riva Molti ' ul ir jnj till AloA . . nn-l.lizjl)clh Kobcrls Hiaory of An nennis Joh.in Robins s.ini.mlh.i Robinson n . ■ ■ N .irlli.i I orcna Rocha l.uis .-Mberlo-Kios Ro lriguc7. N -.irnttonjl s. irn.fi Jessiia Rcxlrigucz-Wagncr hhnit SluJifi Heribcrto Rojas Ifjffjl -Vrutiiri Gina Mariko Alinca Rosalcs Daniel Roche rhthu ph, Cccilio Rodartc P0U11C13I SaeTKC D.iriiK- Rodriguez . f j llf i ' jf ' Jose Rodriguez [ imiLt 276 our favorite cal event? Bernard KovaniU-r K- ' liiKjl Vim. t ichola» Julian Rom- Stephanie Ros! Ara Rostami Chemian Danica Roth .itffVMirKKI Steven Arnold Rut-st honbt-rg Jannic Saefong Ashlcv L Saias Adrien Militar Salazar Soofia Salehi Alyssa Sales fji ' i cmmunujttcnt Laura Victoria Samo Jan Vincent C. Samson .Ab ail Raificl . ncillo Samiicz 4rr f. lj: .i-r. .. Angelina Crvstal Sanchez £-.•;.■■ l::cT iiTc Fidel Sanchez P - ' lTf. J, ' XJf7t.f 277 more similar than differen i u »aniia go where. ' ' ! " ' ! " WJ lh»- ski-p (kjI rf»ptiiu f I ri-n-i cd, ollcn lol liiufd hv i Kxik of iniTi ' dulily, wlun I inli rnu ' l jH-oplr thai I »iN g " ing li Nti jl r jil 111 Barhadio in ihc tail ol 2001. Sci uh a.s I going tht-n-, to this seemingly obscure mr isUnil in the south Carilihean ' I Wf ulil usu alK answer that question with something along the hncs of " I ' m interested in the political development of post lolonial muro states in the global South " True, but the main reasons were that I just really nccdcil a break from the pressures of Berkeley, ami I ha e a strong aflinit for reggae music and island lilestvles. Barbados sc-emed like the perfect Pit. After convincing my Air Force ROTC com- maniler and mv parents that this was actually a v und, rational idea, the months ol bureaucratic preparation began. Endless mounds of paperwork had to bi- filled out. Letters of rec jmnu-ndation were requested, . pplication alter application was completed. Medical records were dug up, vaccina- tions were administered, plane tickets were pur chased, and linallv on . ugust 21, 2007 I headed oO ' for what was to be the adventure of a lifetime. When the plane toucheil down at Grantley . d- ams International . irport in Barbados, I lelt a myriad of emotions - a little nervous, a little uncertain, but most of all, ver excited. .M ' ter meeting my fellow UC exchange students, we headed out to the taxis w here we encountered our first language barrier. NN ' e were suppos -d to go to a plaie called " Coral Lane .Apartments, " but our driver pronounced it " kora- leen, " and there was more than a little confusion about what was going on. VVe all evenluallv arrixed and got settled in to our respective homes, and alter attend- ing our " Freshers " orientation session and a moving matriculation ceremonv. mv semester at the Univer- sitv of the West Indies, Cave Hill, startetl in earnest. I signed up to take Fundamentals of Music, Fran- cophone Cultures, Caribbean Governance, and the Politics of Developing Nations. I was reallv curious to sec how different the academic environment would be in Barbados, and I was a bit surprised to discov- er that some of mv lectures onlv had 10 students in them. At times this was awkward, and at other limes I felt th.it the small number allowed the teachers to re- allv connei.1 w ith their students. Neeilless to say, peo- ple were verv surprised when I told them the average Berkelev lecture has a few hundred students in it. Over the course of the next lew months 1 learned a lot in mv classes, ibout the greater Caribbean region, thecultureofthepi ' ■ that live there, the issuestifneo- colonialism, persiste. icial stratification, and eco- nomic dependency thai ...i v still have to grapple w ith. Story t Y KoiHenne Ko " : I got l€i ilitch school lor a lew ila s anil Msil the islanils of Dominica, St. Vincent, and liequia, which were resplendent with thick jungles, dramatic black sand In-aches, xolcanoes, and a mvsUrious vegetation known as " elfin woiHlland " that seemed straight out olTolkien. In l rbados I explored, trekked, and wan dereil the countrvside aimlessU till the soles o( m trustv Teva sandals wore through. Uilh my beloved guide himV. (discTcctly) in my backpack, I poked my head into the countrv ' s countless churches and rum shops (the equivalent of general stores), leasled regu larU on a local dish called mac pie, and consumeil mass quantities of .Angostura Lemon Lime anil Bit ters. 1 blared the reggae on mv railio and regularlv rode around in a cra y thing called a R. whiih is a taxi van whose drivers blast Soca music and in sist on having their vehicles defy the laws ol plivs ics. I lounged on manv a pristine beach, went surl ing, horseback rilling, anil even trespassed through so me cow pastures to get to the non-touristy sites. Essentiallv, bv the end of my too-short lour months there, Barbados had become mv second home. During mv final semester here at Cal, I ' ve spent a lol of time thinking back about Barbados and analyz- ing how different evervthing w as there. But now, with a month and a half left of my undergraduate career, it ' s dawned on me that college students all over the vvorlil are probablv more similar than diflerent. In my classes I was a little worried about being perceived as an outsider, not just because of my nationality, but be- cause the color of mv skin made me look so very con spicuous. But a lew weeks into the semester I became oblivious to the race i.ssue, and I was pleasantly sur prised when I ran for the ofllce of cla.ss representative and was elected to that post bv mv lellovv students. And that ' s when 1 realized it: regardless of our race, ethnicitv, or nationalitv, we all stress over finals. we contend with greasv cafeteria lood, we turn in our work tvvn minutes before it ' s due, and we study our hearts out in the hope that a degree will get us further in life, wherever we mav live. When I played on UWI ' s football (soccer) team, the downtrodden looks on our girls ' faces when we lost were the same looks mv fellow .Air Force cadets have whenever we lose sports games here in Berkeley. As cliche as it sounds, the thrill of victory and the agony of de feat are universal. The jov ol discovering something new, of being enlightened by brilliant professors and passionate fellow students, of being accepted into a culture diflerent than vour own - these leel ings arc recognizable in anv part of the world. It is these similarities, rather than our differences, that we should locus on when studving or traveling abroad. If onlv our world leaders could realize as much. ijiKer.fie K y (liip 111 iHiitiim | V hilc luclying ahnuii in Bjrlwdm, K.-nuir Kithrr Kiiniciki «cnl morkciing, joinii) i (ixilbJi (soccer) Icim. !« • 1(1 thr island of Dominica, and attended cUm (of coune). 278 Adricniic At.irios S.iiu ho iilun .imfrtain luJiet Jennifer Sanilcrji hilt-tjinif ' hiuifi f iflil tijthfi Ujyti Udny S.indhu Au ' iru ' Li ditni ' i ti jri, ' f. Tricia Sanlos ulrilionul ncntti Nak-ric Santos Ethnic StuJia Krizia MaoV. Sapiila inqlixh Ramina Sarmiianii Patrick Daniel Sarmiento Mcthjniijl tn mecnn Eric Schafer Political Science Jennifer Schi-IIIi.n h Hntory of . i: Andrea Carolina Schwab i-iyj ' (uJic Thomas Schwei t hcmicul Lntfinccrintf Shari line! Si itt l jf jcmjfi. - Wakana Scars Fc Consuelo G. Seneca lltilcculjr f.nt iionmcnitil Utolcin Megan Seto nf.vr. f Ml- fl(i tHJI Rika Setsucia l . ' u ' . w jr ni nonmenlal Biolc r Yiwen Sha tomfutcr Science Economia Nadir Shams r eie!opment Siujici Yinbo Shi pphcj ilttthemMicf Physics 279 soncho - shi Caroline J. Shin Hvf-Min Shin Sor.ih (i bu_v.in Shin SUC4CC Shin Eric Shiui- Michelle Shum r.i, i..;.sj. Sunny Sidhu 111 W.itthew Sidney Lrit Sicgcl I ' .uil.i Mmeida SilvA Itjlun SiuJi - Jill Siivestrini Haley Simon Mnttal EftfflOfDr •yf InJuun jl -Vxirtjci Adam Singer Parminder Singh Valentin F. Sivryuk Benjamin Lee Smith ?%f hat i our bisffifest fear about berkelevl Ar,n Shelo Mi rgan Ann Smith huijitt iplintin hulj StuJia Miijor Ryan Smrckar PotllKijI £«L ni int of tnduutlal SMitttet Andrew Snyilcr Gcrardo B. Snvclcr Susana So P.uhoh Sarah Sohail Sociolo t Ridhika Kiran Solanki HutinfM IJminivrrjfN ' n Kamille Ruse Suler {.l I ,mmuni, Ljf;. n. Emmanuel Alejandro Soto Ramesh Sridharan EJearicaJ Enginttrmg anj Camputa Satace Christina Diane Starzak BuiiniTii .IJroiniUfjru ' n Leonard B. Steed James Edward Stoddard Adria Stoliar Keiko Stong PrjiTicc of Art Scott Stromberg HcathtrCathiTine .M.itQuix " n Stuart Jiali Su Douglas Suda Butinf i ijminiitrjtion Andrew Sukkar (.III Entfinecrinff 281 sn.n - sut KQr rii .iboth Suncistriim f ' r.. jn MH-f». jn u-.■ . Arun SzciTtcv jtra Szi ' Ri-l r . ' ■ X., KwongWA S .cto JulIn Ijing Susan Talatalo Patrick Tani H,.!.-h,jl K,.-l. Theodora Tarn M.n tiini lamacia Air n Martin CortczTan Auiitifti IJminiurittion I)( n( anTan Simon Tan EJMfHtil tagtattttng jnJ i tatpiaa Vj ix AvakoTanaka g Dorothy Tan: AppheJ itathtmtuii Michael B.Tang thUtuhr jnJ t til Bi. , v E% ' clynTanudjaj.i Irfil MuJifi 4. ' i_i i,. , j. Jessica Tatara " rj.n.f .1 Irr Brittany Leone Tate Ruth Tate Ch,irli ' Franklin Tavlor I flfill SluJ:. 282 I) mv n H Irii-nds, ' an- «;r,i !m itini;. Tliis anonipliNliiiu-nt, VMM Ik iMii iIuhI in till ' ilipliiinj we ari ' . ivc from Lie Bi-rki-ks i trul Kliiiiit «i lii)ulil pat nursriM-N on tht ' liaik lor ■ounhout thr liav ol our loninu ' nu-nunt «r will r a lot ol iimgratuiations Ironi i ' tT oni- lor ium irt, hamlsonu- and htaiitilul, and gn-at wi ' art-, Ho«i-M-r, «i ' hould ki-i-p in niimi that mo did not ■el thn ugh the MCB and Ik-rki-li-v journi-v alone, r diploma.-, vhould have a low more names on it. To M a lew exam| ies, 1 ) The Professors and Faculty that inspired us and hed us intelleitualK to strive lor more. 2) Our MCB advisors who sat patiently listening to ' concerns, then remedied them yith sound advice. I ) The friends that helped us survived OCheni and te Megan ' s Bio l. . 4) The friends in our student organizations who well us, that together, we could change the world vc set out minds to it, this world could be the TDCOsm that we call UC Berkelev, or that world can IS big anil vast as our dreams w ill take us. 5) Surelv the friends who took care ol us alter the • nights at the bars and clubs. Sure, I believe you en vou tell me, you were just there studying the mical prtxTcsses of how ethanol is broken dow n jur liver, just as vou are sipping dowTi that drink. I )w we all have used this joke once nr tw ice w ith our ■nds, ab jut how we lack the aldehvde dehydrogenase ■me when we have the . sian glow. But the amazing thing is that we understand the step bv step mechanism of this joke. The substrates, en vmes, and prcHlucts.We cm ilr.iw the meihanisn) out il we want to. . lt ' B has taught us the detaile l prtxesses of our worlil. But our I ' rolessors did mit stop there. I ' rol. IVderson, who taught me OChem ?.- and 5B, wanted us lo ask bigger questions. He didn ' t want us to see a can ol soda as just water, sugar, anil IV ling bubbles, fie wants us to understand whv e.ich molecule is there. He hopes thai we ijuestion the potential reactions that will ociur when the sugar, lor example, encounters our stomach acid. " .Ask how the bubbles got there, " he said. Ask whv this type of sugar and not that type ot sugar was used. Keep asking questions, . LVV ' . YSI .• sking the right questions, anil possessing an intrinsic motivation to tlnd the answers is an invaluable lool th.it w ill help us in all parts of our lives. Like all ol the Berkelev Hacuitv, Prot. Pederson pushed us to strive for more. MCB gave us an eye for detail, but with the broailer Berkelev education that we have received, we also have a know ledge and understanding that is more encompassing and holistic. We are about to step into our communities, for some of us that coulil mean only a tew miles av ay, lor others of us that could mean thousands of miles away, in another state or even in another countrv.VV ' here e er we go, we have one thing in common. That ' s our MCB degree. I believe our Berkeley education vill lead us erv far in li fe if we keep asking the right questions. Parents! You must be asking voursell: " This kid, in his letter, only thanked his friends, advisors, anil professors. Isn ' t he forgetting s imeone. ' " Well, Parents, I saved the best for la.st. The most IMPORT.WT , and the most SKiNII ICANT pt-ople wIiom- name should Ix- present next lo our name on the diploma, would be YOll (JUYS I think our diplomas can ust- a small makeover. I think the title .Mom and Dad should appear at thi- bottom with Chancellor anil Governor signatures. Ciraduating friends, my parents, like most ol your parents, have always been there through the giKxl times and bad times; the confusing times; the sillv times; the lie Bi-rkeley is so damn hard limes; the changing major for the 3rd time; the problem with the hoasing manager time; the mv roommate is too cra v and I want to throw something at him time, and now at this very instant, this moment, THIS TI.ME, ihey are still with us at our fmest time. The time of our graduation. We should take more than just a moment to thank our entire family: our parents, grandparents, siblings and other lamilv members who have proviiled w much emotional and financial support lor us to get to where we are todav. We did not do this alone. Maybe we shoultl congratulate them and pal them on the hack. .Again, on behalf the MCB cla.ss of 2008, .My greatest Thank vou to Professors, .Advisors, Family members, and .Ml that is UC Berkelev, for a wonderful and truly memorable time. Thank vou, Thank you, Thank you. Sim erelv Yours. Jason K.Vuong, Intcgratire Biolog}; Molecular and Cell Biijlcg J P ' Edward Ru.xton Taylor Cameron Manet Tcichgracbcr Shcchan Icjanii) Caroline Teng IlunTeng Ashley Jovce Alice Terry Jon Matthew Ih.icker Kavia LvnneThaver 283 Sunasifom - tnoyer frequency on facebook Tuma.sTinoco Do Rubir.i Mary Ailccn Toledo ulnllonal Vi«i» i Katherinc E.Tong Michelle Torres l t StuJta Jfi i imtrujn Siuji- S . uko lotMlk.1 AnnTrapaga Comtndtion anJ Kaount StuJia Henry Tran Buxintw AJminmration Minh HueTran H Song-MyTran ■ v mm i 4. ' ' ' f ' .j t.. n m ,- InJutin I nlie 1 Thuy PhuongTran A 1 Igor AlcxandcrTregub i i IfrcAunicj Eriifinffrinff XMithol Siien.t I OfeliaTrcvino M " J Inf ifp xi iKj, A 284 seniors H! Anna Ai .NI1.111 Iruoiig Molecular and ( ell Bivlof t Konnclh Kin Hang Tsang Isaac Pui-HciT»c M.lr.uljr jnj I rl! Khilag) Lai LingTsoi Mil had IJal Ruimeu AJmmutration Stephanie Ueng Rosczetta Elaine Upshaw I thnii Studies t Khctoru Paola K.Valdivia Pcatc and (.onfiia StuJie S Pohtua! Science S Jessica Marie Valencia Pivcholtyqi Christine Marie Van Morn Molecular and Cell Btolog Kristin Verdegem Lorraine J.Versoaui Inlcifrutne Bmlot i Jessie James i lri ) • ■ Shantal illalubus Iteneties and Plant Bialo t 4. Ifncan imerican Sludicx Jennifer L.Villareal Jason Alexander Noll Rehglouf Studies Angela RoseNiillo Ti ' in. j ii. ' H.-mi .•; Induitrial Societies Jason K.Vuong Imetjrjtne Biology. Mcleailar and Cell Btt l, P icholi at ChigozirimWachuku M. ' Ic.uljt .mJicll Rn ' l.- % Veronica Wagcnct inlhropolc l 285 thi - wogenei BcrnI RaincrWahl li-ungWai Hung Mlisdii Wakit.1 Mk had Walclrop Sh.ir I) WdUlrtip N .itilu» H. Walker Cameron K.Waller Prj, ,ir,Jl,-n ' )..I M.,,;i,- Ki-nton Sing-Joe Wan AlhirlW.ing Angela Wang Lynn Ji-LinWang Ann W.ir.li-ll Natalie I.Warrick LUuard Allen Wcaverling Miiital Eionom of tnJustnal %oci€tic AnnaWeinstein fluiinc s iJmir}i t Tilt ion Jcrcmv Wcinstcin favorite nizza placel 286 •iNonii Ml inoiN .It C " al: Enjoviiii;.! Iiiiu li w iili Inti-grativc Biology IVoli-ssor Marian Diamoiul! During hrr lamous IBl 31 coursf, IVotf Nor Diamond ramlonilv chooses i uli wn-k a niali ' and li ' malc- studi-nl to i-njov a lunrh with hi-r al tin F acultv C ' lul).Thr upside a Iri-i- lunih and a i n-at opportunitv to iji ' l to know tlu- IVoi. ' riu- downside iln ' loursu iniludos a list ol around 7S0 -.ludiiils I ' ai li si ' inosliT. So till ' odds ol u inning a nu ' al ari- similar to that ol inning tlu ' lolti-rv. Wahwah. Sin-inij the odds wi-rc against nii-, I thought, " Will, il slu- i.in ' l t. kr im- nut to luiii h, I ' ll bring the lum li to her. " I sigm-d up lor a 1 5-minuti ottkoli ' Hiiswilh lu-r, and to it I brought an Androniio ' s luiuii oi i liii km lars.ir salad, Sanjicllegrino Orangt-Ariancata.and asmall Iruii tart.V laikcd, atr,and had an aui ' .onu ' (juartir hour I diliniltiv will ni ir lorgit. 1 w ill taki-awav with mr that lu-arth-lt mi-morv ol Cal. do bi ars! - Paul John Amiilcr.i. Cbcmi :irv Silntcgrntnc lih lofi Jessica .Marii- Weiss I tim lujlet Brett Radne Wirgin InlCffranie Rtolo jt David Wertheimer ' " Itliijl Si (cnii- Stcven Michael WcsthofT Amaris White Donnaselina Portia White Megan Whittey InJu tru! in inivrin, jnj Optratictu Htitarch Kimberlv HermienWiesbrock Kanishka Vi jegunaratne t bcmujl fin ' , s k Courtney Wilkinson Brittncy M.Williams Man CommunKjlwn Caitlin Wilson .Michelle I-c-lic i.i N in Nancy E. Winfield tnfilnh CC Wishon Heather Wolfe 287 r Ori iiulK Ironi Australia, I lamc to lit-rki-li-N to (.ontiiuu- m major in arihili ' ilun-. Working latr into ilu- night in thi- W ' urstir Mall studios with close Irii-nds nia»lr lor nianv olmv loncUst memories at Berkclcv. I ho students were some ol the most intelligent, interesting and inspiring peojile I know. BerkeK is m amazing uniNersitv, with a beautilul ian)|iiis, ir) a M ndi-rlu! part i t the world. Our se i-i)th floor studiu li.id views ul lIu- (. ' anipanile, .San IraneiMo ami tin- (iiiliicii (i.itc Krid c I laii think ol no i)i-tti-r plan- to stud aniiiti itur - Robert Nguven, . tchitci.iui : y Jiilii- I lliii Nollfnberger Jung Stephanie Won il. ' !(iul ii f ill ir. ' nnvnfj itli ji Carrie Wong C li.irm.iim- Wong Christopher S.Wong ulrilioniil Vifntf Clarissa Wong Janny H.Wong (ill tn inffrm f Jenna B.Wong Kami Wong Karl Wong Lei Wong .4jjdn Studies .Vvii ' iHjt May Wong Mass Communitjni ' ni . t.1 Wong ir. ' f.u jf ;,■u.,■;. l Peony Wong ( hfmtun S frenih Tiffany Wong WaiLokWong I ompuur Siiemt 288 seniors avorite cal landmark? Wei Shum Valerie Wong KrysUl Mi Wuo iloUcuiar tn% tronmicntal Btatogt Kyeon JaeWoo Uihitf.lurf Kristir Andrea WVmmI Gary W ' u t Ic.Tr I. J hijf inetrmganJOmafuta Sa€Oa Hao Xu AIlaYakovenko Angel W. Yan Mclei.-uiar jnJ CW Bn ogr Rose Yan ShaunaYandell Histcn S Miiical Satoce Anna Yang JeffrevYang John Yang Justin Yang Michelle Yang Lhemical Enginttrmif Yue Dorothy Yang 289 Maric-Faulc au Nicholas Yap S. Paran Yap Pamela Yoo Jerry Yi itutinn lJininiiffun ' n Jason Yih ifechanhijl tpffinefrm BcrrinYilmaz UiJdic Eattern SluJii Vuc(. lcli dv)Yin Molecular anJ Cell Ato iyi Derek Yip Moltculiir jnJ t fll ii. ' . i ShandyYip Geon Vex I tntegraliit Biohgi tiMoletuhr jnJ ( ell Ai. ' .sji Joon SungYoo Applied iltjthemiitiit Elisa Yoon Jennifer HeejungYou Pclilhjl Siieme tlu- lii-st decision 1 made at Cal was seleitinsj a major and minor I was interested in and passionate aliout. I recommend NOT choosing a major liased on what vour parents want vou to do, what makes you sound ' smart, ' and or what vou think graduate pnjfessional schools are looking lor. Practically every class at Berkeley, jSPt-, challenging and entails a tremendous amount of work: il vou are going to be spending tour (plus) ,hs studying, reading, writing, researching... wouldn ' t vou rather be doing it on things that vou actuallv care about. ' UM - Sophia Lubcr, Chicano StuJi najor Spanish language and LitcfffiUTC mincf 290 Tlir will 111 is SI) sm.ill . liil Ml lull (il loM-. Vioiiim- will fall. I rcfuM to srr that things tannol Ijc Dilirri-nt Ironi wh.it we sec - Ourselves in ihosr who »- come a(TJ)ss You ' re so similar to im- So lamiliar to im- S imtniiii; iipsti larn llow in ,1 (Inam iih iiu- inslr.u! Togetiui ' i- make things he See III! real Clear Now I rt voiir hrtalh yise I ill- to liu- lifeless I-aie up to the hii-ssi ' d And kiss the (ground vou nest The hest is hound to come We ' ve Ih ' i ' U (low n l.ookinw u|) is the sun up abow On the around wi ' ha e tounti Solid sound to resound in on eall NO WAR ROAR! NO WAR! NO MORH - Natalia Gaouko, Peace anJ C cin Kf StuJie 1 I (Ixxard oun Nick Young B onomics .Jjf jnfic I anifujffc Jessica L.Youngman Sivia IIW uri- GinaYousufi Ain n ■-iL. ' j. ' . ' t Diana Yu f,u i,.; sii Jacqueline Vu Aiiun vi li minKfrjrton Lvnda XiaoxiaoYu 291 yoo - yu cal has been our homf 9 I I i- i-r lriki ' 11 js uialllu iiiil sutvi-ssful .1 Iiliious claim innMdcrmg the caliIxT of llu- i.al with whom I ' m- ruWn-d shouldt-rs (tir ihf pa l I ' m- M-arN I alri-a(l haw a quoti- lin»-»l up for mv. In a nml to RoprcscntatiM- SthumiT ' . nn-moir on thr ii-tnam War, I Hill atti- l that al ' tiT Cal, " I have never, ever experienivd a hard day " Cal s vtM)|H- l nie in during a halniv August wekiinie week (baik in 2005; I know this is past manv of vour times), where, b the third tiav, I already managed to be cajoled into running the pilot program lor a statewide alYordable textbooks campaign. It spit me out this Mav in no less harried fashion amidst six classes and live finals, one of which I am still studving for now. (Why I have to take a phvsiology class to fulfill my Political Science requirements, so that I can receive my simultaneous degree in Engineering, so that I can happilv In-gin mv job, I will never know). Within this sometime magical, sf)metime heartbreaking, but never unentertaining space of time wx-rc ensconced mv five vears at Cal. It seems strange to place a numlx-r ol vears on this period of time, in fact, since mv undergraduate career belies transient capabilitv. I can no longer accuratelv think of anv pericxl when I was not a student at Cal, and I cannot picture mvself as anvthing but a student of Cal, even in the future. Not bounded b time, Cal, rather, is define l bv a heallhv helping of firsts (interrupted bv an equally lustrous lump of lasts). Mv first full all- nighter. Then mv first full double-all nighter. The first time I consumed lour Jolts in a row and lived to tell the tale (in the form of an inspired lab report on internal combustion engines). .Vlv first relationships, both long-term and what was mutually agreed to Ix- a " fling. " My first failing grade (I can unglamorouslv confess on these pages what was already well known to eyer ' Accenture honcho who interviewed me). The first time I commanded over 10,000 votes, albeit in an .ASUC election where the total electorate count was nevertheless more than iO°o of the Cal student population. If I ever strike it as wealthv and successful, it will likely be an indirect result of not divulging on these pages what some nl these " lasts " have lunstituted, though each one catapulted me oilers vou will not In- duplicated in what ( one step closer to trying the full gaiiuit ul the fondly refer to as the " real world " tven if y un.iiluhirattil human tX|HTience. must pay a priie to do so, you will do well Bui wlutluT an experience was a first, seizing upon those opportunities, a last, or somewhere in the middle, it is as Ik-friending GSI ' s on facvlxxik will n inextricably intertwined with what Cal means necessarily yield you Ix-tter grades. But it w to me as it mav have somehow enriched the almost always help vou get to know on lull body of Cal stories to be told to undergrads [x-rsonal level the non- undergraduate » long alter I have endeil mv brisk walk through knows vou so well on an academic level, these hallowed halls. In the end, all thai remain In the end, even the most galling of sikh are the time work lessons tli.il I have gleaned problems can, and will, be solved. But they w as a benefit of studving. extra curricularizing, fraternizing, and, at times, even struggling with this superlative institution. Here thev are lor llu- lull benefit of society (or, in the more likely ca.se I will never make it past mv cushv job in nuclear weapons security, solely lor me to reread as mv temples arc graying and mv belly is expanding in figure). True friendship has nothing to do with iiidivitlual talent, societal good, or personality traits. It has only to do with true friendship. If you chance upon a quarter- life crisis and buv a sports car without telling vour parents, thev will have a way of finding out. II vou have to retake a class and use your own bank account to fork out the bill, vour parents will know. Vour parents are machines seemingly fine- tuned for the sole purpose of discovering what excites and aggrieves vou. They are your best companion. The least vou can do is thank them and let them in on vour secrets. So manv of the opportunities that college 292 N imi IMi bcth Zou 1,111 11 tJtaruol Bjylnttrtng anj Ccmpuar Sclent Yao Yuc ( hemiun Patrick .M. Viilronii h II,.:. r, Sr)hil.i .Ailran i i ' fc.ujjr jnj i fil iit iul Kati-l_ n .W.jrii- ell ' ■IfdM Communicjfiani Angelica Zen MoleiuUt jnJ O btolog)- Yuczhc (Katie) Zeng Julia Zhang Ling-Jun Krisv Zhang Nan Zhang InlerJth ' iphnjn Slujta FicIJ .Itjjor Spaniih Cong Zhao fiutin x Jminnirtjfion Joe Zhou Julia Zi M-i Zhu Justin Ziegler .Mi3si Communicatu nt Brian Aaron Zimring Buiincii .1Jmtni(l ijrii n Mike Ran iu I w ill miss sitlina alono the water ' s edge at Strawhorrv C ' riik w liiK- lr ina to catcli up on some reading. Oil, how I ha e become so fond ot squirrels. (Jood times! To mv fellow peers, stand strong and never ive up. 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Vm Jn-.iinl CraJuanni; fmn a ciillcuc i r universit ' anJ u have maJc tlii Jrv.u» a rc-alii , Yiui haw WDrkcd st) ver ' hard and accomphshcJ so very much Jiinn); du -. last tiHir years. It stems like just x-sterdav we Jnippev! i u oft i«ii Haste ' sti v ' u ci ' uki join your new roommates anJ tnenJs in your ne« ' JormmT. Tile tullowin); year we instaliev.! you into your first apamnent on Rejsrnt " -i despite the highway mattress tollies and the under the earpet TV cahle run. Rcmemlvt the Ikea rvins. ' Tlie next semester it was ott ti France tor studies in the wine country that we .ill io e. Tlie set up was no easy task with the French hureaucracy and the cell phone fiasco. RememlxT the bird dixikie on IXina and the Beyonce concert with Miwe in Paris. ' Then finally your last year on IVrhy St. and the episodes of the lost purse, drenching; .it the use Eame, and tlie major Ixidy work done to your car hy the anonymous. 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' t " »-ta " o " v.a; w«y " (jtcTf LFo " y put all those complications awav, undornoath, behind, below, bevond (and vcs, i- cm ri ' iito all the pu-pdsitions alphahi-ti- callv that our 8th grade teacher had us memorize) 311 closing 4 ' choiv tlub on A(jnl I B, ZUOB ■ Alekiey inepeiev 312 closir I won., gome ogo.njl ASU on Mofch 8. 2008 ■ GheOfghe Ch.$lol ' " J ' ' " Gooiago pholognjph,- tht roll, on Col Doy Apfil 1 2 our focus in order lo face what is most important to us: 313 Closing I rmn luad lo lor, li oiii thit k lo thin, troin iii.sitk ' U) oul, Ironi rxtrrior to iiitrrior. .jL.- ' j, iy c Gy ' c Moniclo Bo ' nol (Ixlow} Inierio ot MuHord Holl ■ Catherine bhyv 314 closing Scn.r-. ' .. •■• S. Morch 1 5. 2008 - A . c arc the University of California, Berkeley Golden Bears 315 closing and vcs, some ofus rmIK do hk-rd bluG and gold. % » 316 closing ■ Teom c ec m fro " l on ' Hp 1 S ' od ' L " Ti at the footbo ' l gome ogams Aj- 317 closing Business Team Kit annj 1 uti Web Team MjfiM-U iWriiji Designers m Hr. ..kN Olivia Chou Am H«n( 4 RnuiuM Urn Chen Lu ]jct]uclinr Lu Brrrudctir Ma An U Miller And Mo hr [:«rKiu Ng Mkht ' llr gu cn Ann Shc ' lAndtT Ying Shcn Caihrrinr Wang Helen Wang Stephanie Wong Slephanic Vu Photographers I arj hrui kcr tiheorghe Chwtol Victoria Chow Ethan Giang Justin Gon7Jga C;race Ho Lauren lacobucn Michael ]at ' ng Eric Leung Traccv Leung lam Liu Angela Miller M% Fham Michael Pihulic Ar n She lander Catherine Sh u Aleluev Shcpelev Bnan Tan Catherine W ' ang laimieYung Writers Malthru ikniv Stephanie Gong Nick Green Grace Ho A man Muhar Sophia Noor blue gold staff Adviser Ann Marie Moloskv Editor-in-Chief Business Manager Managing Editor .kI (. ' luni; Ani Hjiioj External Manager ' sli-nhanir Vn m Internal Manager k:n,l , ilv I 1 Fulfillment Manager .i ' Mii ( " h n- NSR Marketing Manager Brittans Curran Senior Portraits Mar keting Manager Ki Im V .1 1 III Web Manager Design Editor I ilLiiu I ii i.in Lvdia Shin (top) L -]t-l rjtinga M-jr ' ! uurlh ol hard work, (top rnw } Matthew Atkuis, I itlativ lloang, (iMitlitm n ) Ohxu C ' hiiu, K Lin, Dfhhir Borgi-s. Cathcrint- Shvu. C ' aitlin Grrcn and Marisi-la IWrnal attt-nd iht- Spnni; Rant uft at Chang Lucing r • (above h-ft) PhotographiT Justin Gon aga and bditor-in-Chit-f Caithn Cin-t-n takr a bn-ak from a night in the Pul Center to go Nurting " in the parking garage, tabtne righli Photographer Michael Pihuhc enjov time at the hall Willard Park. A potluck pitTiic, tbe social was an opportunity to meet new members and catch up with returning m ■ Photo Editor iJihhK iSurgi;. ' ivii-nTrinh Features Editor Miphanir u Academics Editor Chen Lu Athletics Editor iiidii Muhai Organizations Editor I Ml " Nni II Greeks Editor Rosann.i 1 im Seniors Editor Ikrn.i.l. lie Mj (lop) Sitting on liw other side of the banquet room is Gheorghe Chistol.Amy Hanoa, l.vdia Shin, Angela Miller and Cather Wang. The Banquet was a time to gise thanks, enjov TckkI, and announte next vear ' s e litorsand managers. (leftiTalkiK ' . cell phone on assignment, Eric Leung manges to multi-ta.sk as a photographer, (center) At the Spring S Mial, Arvn Sli ' . and JaimieYung laugh at the pictures shot using Gheorghe Chistol ' s lensbabs. Frequentlv. photographers wouKI exi hangt 1 and expsriment with other cameras in order to gain more knowledge about equipment, (right) On assignment during ' Day, .Aleksey Shcpelev joins other photographers .shooting the rally on Upper Sproul Plaza. 318 colophon editor ' s note ryn Shelondc arlMK)k love. It sa s il .ill.VVv all joke lliat " M-arliook s our lili ' ' lnit it loiildn ' t ho moiv triio. Anil vt, it ' s so iiuiili morc.Yi ' s, llu ' Blue Gold is a 52()-paiJc |iulilii.ation a)m[Tosocl ot 1(K) liordeaux flossy lookiinli ' d In a mattr linisli lltliDoiaph iomt. Mi-voiui tliat, oiltiiR-, a home (in some cases, i|uite literalK ) and, most ol a laiuiK. M years willi die Mine Golil lia e been more lullillinu diaii L-ould liaye eyer imagined. It all started widi an application m ■nior vcar olhi h si-hool, studyinjj design and layout in tiie Saleuav laga inc aisle to meet a deadline tJiat I later discoyered a.sn ' t exactly strict (last (onyard ti esliman ear Welcome Week: " Oh, you ' re die girl who mailed an application in April? " ) What has iollowetl has been the most cra Vheautilul experience ol mv college career. I n oyen helmed with pride to have seen this publication make such strides, and could not be lorc excited for its future. The Bl ue Gold is on its way to becoming tlie organization and jhlication that wc all know it can be. TTiis exjxTience could not ha e been possible without each and eyersone person who - )vyeyer tangentialK - had a piece in the Blue Gold. I would like to extend a special dianks the entire 200S Lditorial lioard: Business Manager Matthew " Matkins Franklin R an " tkins, tor his undying commitment to the Blue Gold, and yithout w horn this organization jould not be where it is today; Managing Editors Noel Chang and Amy Hanoa, who both ■ought a loye tor design and knack lor organization; Design EditorsTiflany Hoang and Lydia lin, who could not have been more dedicated leaders ol the amazing design team; and loto Etlitors Debbie Borges andV ' iyienTrinh, who led a team ot such endiusia.stic, talented lotographers. I wish to extend a sjsecial thanks to the unbelieyable Heidi Bivant, who was the most tpportiw yearb K)k rep an editor could ask lor. Many thanks to everyone at our publisher, L ' ril Jones, tor an uncanny attention to detail and commitment to yearbook excellence in forms. Ot cx)urse, the vear would not have been complete w itimul the incredible (realK and tru! ) in .Marie Molosky, whom 1 was tortunate to ( irk ith in her tirst year as dii- new ASIR ibliiations. dvi.ser. 1 can honestly say that die Blue Gold ' s succe.sses this year (and w hat we pe is only the beginning ot a new era) would not have been possible widiout die devoted iilance and sup|X)rt troni . nn .Marie. Through all the ups and downs, she has been diiTi- lor as a mentor and advocate: Her optimistic attitude and sincere enthusiasm lor student atVairs ve continually reinforced our own determination and creativ itv. Lastly, ! wi.sh to extend mv most heartfelt dianks toTifVanv Hoang, the incoming Editor in • lief antl a dear friend, without whom diis 2(X)8 edition would not have Ix-en possible. The late night deadlines (or, should we sav, all-night), the 2 a.m. conference lalls, die 7 in. meetings, the work davs and the famoas fcKxl runs. . . all the laughter, smilis .uid ti ars. . . Duidn ' t have had it anv other wav. ni.uik you all for coming Ixhind the-scenes wiUi me this vear. It has truly Ix-en an honor, i 1 can only hop . ' to have spread a little bit o ' yearbook love voiir wav. tliank.vo ._ hank voiK 1 love voO ovG you all Caitlin Frances Green, Editor-in-Chief colophon printing 1 Ik -i ' A i ui- iS;.(.() J, Volume- I W, wis pnxlunil hv tin- r,iri) «)k statl at llii- LlniMrsitv ol C ' atilornij, IV-rktlrv aiwl |Hil lisln l In I IcHI Joni-s In lj)gan, Ulafi with xhc asststantx- 111 I liicli Brv.int, Jam- KiK-hrig.Ti ' rri Sthncil, aiwl Ka Crump. cover 1 hi lull lolor lllho eovcT i.s an original design InTillanv 1 Ic long.nu- photograph on tlie oivi-r «as takt-n by Blue i. lioU photographer Eric Li-ung.Thi- Campanili- blueprint .is scanned witli ifii- a.ssistance ol .Miranda Hamlin) ot the IK IVrkilev Fnvironnitnlal I Jislijn .Archives. paper and color Primiiio was dime on 1(X) Bordeaux paper. The 2CH)S Blue Si ColdYearhook contains 320 pages, of which 64 are printed in lour color proccs.s inks. typography All cc)j7 .mil lapiions were set in tlic Pcrpetua laniilv. . fl plioto and storv credits were set in Futura Lt. .Ml headlines in the R-atures section were set in Arial or .AHJ Times. . U headlines in the .Athletics section wea- set in . H] Sovenir. .All hcadlims in the Organizations section were set in .AHJ I ' la j. All headlines in the Academics section vwrc set in Al 1] Sc hnittinucr. .All headlines in the Gn-eks .section vu-re Ml ill AH| IVrrj.imo (invk jtrifrinns were in .Nlvriad Pro. equipment and software I ' aijts wen- subnuttiil to llu jilaiit elec-tronicallv.Thc 200S Blue Si.GolJycarhook was prixlucxxf using .Adobe InDcsign CS2 on two Dell PCs is well as various staffers ' computers. photography . li isi pill lie lor.iplis xven- pr(x:es.sed digilallv through .Adofx ' i ' iii.ii.siii.pC ' ;v additional photo credits Ml mi.im V loiiiul nn (liMMoii pages are ixiurti ' sv UC IVrkelev Environmental IX-sign .Arcliiws. .All atliletics team photos an- oiurtt ' sv C ' al .Mi-dia Relations. special thanks I 111 hliu , I Dili wishes to extend s|xiial llvanks to.A. »UC Publications AdvisiT .Ann .Marie .Moloskv, Heril Jones representative Heidi Bryant, and evervxine (students antl ollurwisi) who contril uted cxmteni to this 2(X)S etiition. disclaimer ) • iuuc .(.. , ).,;rNs ' it is not .ui oHicial publication of the Uniwrsitv ol t ' alilornia, Berkelev. StorlcN, photograpks, and other works ilo not net.x-s.sarilv rx-llitt the view of iht- cam| us. We a|x logi e in aclvainx- for anv mistakes, inacnir.nifs. .ind ' nromissiiMts, copyright 2008 319 colophon Moritelo Berncil underneath Mfc«itlt kMrfa«H t_ m 1,11 iWWt 1 » ■■ ' ' M i " ♦, . n


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