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THE DAILY WILDCAT Printing the news, sounding the alarm, and raising hell since 1899 WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014 DAILYWILDCAT.COM VOLUME 107 • ISSUE 84 DRAWING INSPIRATION SPORTS - 7 NO. 1 WILDCATS BATTLE TREE AT THE FARM SPORTS - 7 FARRIS WHEELS HIS WAY BACK TO ARIZONA SAVANNAH DOUGLAS/THE DAILY WILDCAT LAUREN STOCK, an architecture sophomore, works on a sketch for a studio 101 course near the UA Mall. Stock is practicing the art of contour lines and plans to do tonal shading in the upcoming week. STUDENTS IN A RUSH Rush week, the fraternity recruitment week for the Interfraternal Council, is being held this week for the spring semester; male students vie for spots in one of 18 social fraternities ARTS & LIFE - 6 TWITTER DRIVES GRAMMYS’ SUCCESS BY KATYA MENDOZA The Daily Wildcat Monday marked the beginning of Spring 2014 Fraternity Recruitment for the 18 fraternities on campus. The week began with open houses meant to allow active members to get to know potential frat brothers, leading up to invite-only events that could see some potential candidates’ weeks ending early. To participate in Rush Week, students must have a minimum GPA of at least 2.50 if they’re taking 12 units, and they should register for rush by Jan. 30. If students register on the last day, an additional $10 late fee is added to the original $40 cost. Adam Geyer, pre-neuroscience sophomore and president of the Interfraternity Council, said he and the council put a lot of work into REBECCA NOBLE/THE DAILY WILDCAT preparing for recruitment week. Dates and RUSH WEEK for the spring semester started Monday. Fraternities will hold events all week to help narrow the pledge pool room reservations were made a year ago, and and choose the newest members of their brotherhoods. the council decides on a recruitment policy for all fraternities to abide by six months in advance, hosting throughout the week. “Be original and be honest to what you’re Geyer said. Geyer said students rushing should visit as looking for,” Martino said. “There are plenty of “The month leading up to recruitment week many fraternity chapters as possible to keep great houses with qualities best fit for you.” is very busy for the IFC executive board, as well their options open. Martino added that each fraternity has its as the Fraternity and Sorority Programs Office, “ D o n ’ t own specific qualities they look for in a potential as many people l i m i t brother. call in or send “We look for overall well-rounded guys, yourself to There are plenty of great houses with emails regarding one or two focused on academics, active on campus — qualities best fit for you. our GPA [chapters], guys that want to be leaders and guys that are — Nic Martino, requirements or b e c a u s e interested in forming a really good brotherhood, president of Kappa Sigma questions about your week a major component of what a fraternity is,” how to register,” could be Martino said. Geyer said. With open houses wrapping up Tuesday over by Tuesday,” Geyer said. “Visit as many as The IFC holds meetings with the chapter you are interested in receiving.” evening, the next phase of Rush Week, invitepresidents and recruitment chairs of each Nic Martino, environmental and water only events, begins today. These events include fraternity, going over the fine details of what resources economics junior and president of barbecues and basketball games between should be going on during recruitment week. Kappa Sigma, said potential brothers should be current and potential members. If the rushees The IFC also composes agendas for each true to themselves when looking for fraternities individual chapter with events they plan on to join. RUSH, 3 “ “ OPINIONS - 4 TUCSON COULD BE BEACHFRONT AREA SOMEDAY FIND US ONLINE ‘Like’ us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Find us on Tumblr ON OUR WEBSITE For breaking news and multimedia coverage check out DAILYWILDCAT.COM UA student to work on Wall Street this summer BY MADISON BRODSKY Cancer may come from dark sodas The Daily Wildcat The Wolf from “The Wolf of Wall Street” has nothing on UA student Saleiha MayerMarks. Mayer-Marks, a finance and economics junior, earned an internship in New York City this summer at Morgan Stanley. The 10-week internship was made possible by her time working with Sponsors for Educational Opportunity. Mayer-Marks said she believes SEO has been the biggest factor in her success so far. Mayer-Marks said she earned B’s and C’s as a high school student. After receiving her transcript, she made some life-changing decisions. She quit her The Daily Wildcat had after quitting, MayerMarks then paired up with her best friend to create an ice cream sandwich company where consumers can choose their ice cream and A recent study has found possible carcinogens in sodas, prompting the Food and Drug Administration to take a closer look at the chemicals used to make these drinks. The study, conducted by Consumer Reports, found small amounts of a carcinogen in sodas such as Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero, and found larger amounts in some Pepsi products like Pepsi One. The study compared Pepsi One samples, among others, from last year to samples purchased this December, both originating from New York. The results showed that levels of the carcinogen 4-methylimidazole decreased over the past year in Pepsi One, going from 195 mcg per 12-ounce serving to 161 mcg per WALL STREET, 3 CANCER, 3 CARLOS HERRERA/THE DAILY WILDCAT college-level soccer training, which she dedicated five to six hours a day, in order to focus on her studies and work toward getting accepted into a university. Using the extra time she HI 74 47 SUNNY BY MARISSA MEZZATESTA SALEIHA MAYER-MARKS, a finance and economics junior, received a 10-week internship on Wall Street for the upcoming summer with finance company Morgan Stanley. WEATHER LOW Nat, Turkey King, NC Cole, Angola 51/47 33/11 84/63 QUOTE TO NOTE “ Researchers ... reported that the number of Americans who don’t believe that climate change is occurring has increased by 7 percent since the spring of 2013.” OPINIONS — 4


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