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Stories for Sept. 22, 1999

Haas Captures Intimacy of Harmon

Buzzing Insects Bug Berkeley

Campus Goes Online for Parenting Tips

Campus Develops Guide to Teach Students With Disabilities

UC Regents Name Tien University Professor

Oct. 1 Deadline for 403(b) Appeals

An Open Letter to the University Community

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New Leader at Human Resources

Homecoming Rally Moved To Rec Sports Facility

The Saxophone Stylings of Branford Marsalis Come to Zellerbach

Museum Displays Colorful Array Of Miniature Indian Paintings

Chancellor's Staff Advisory Group Seeks New Members

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The new Haas Pavilion incorporates the original entrance to Harmon Gym. Peg Skorpinski photo.

Top Story: Haas Captures Intimacy
of Harmon

"One, two, three...GO BEARS!" This familiar refrain, shouted by reporters, campus administrators, student athletes and friends of the university, produced a mighty echo that reverberated off the blue seats and gold bleachers of the new Walter A. Haas Jr. Pavilion.

As the roar of the cheer slowly dissipated, the group of 200, who gathered Sept. 16, for the unveiling of the facility, got an awe-inspiring hint of the raucous noise sports fans will make there for generations to come.

"I wouldn't want to play here if I was Stanford," said Chancellor Berdahl, referring to the arena's potential for intimidating opponents with loud noise, a hallmark of the old Harmon Gym. "We will have an enormous home court advantage, worth eight to ten points per game," he joked. (continues)


September 22 - 28, 1999 (Volume 28, Number 7)
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