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VOLUME 106 ISSUE 49// OCTOBER 26, 2012
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When you’re donating your threads to Casa De Los Ninos, taking off your clothes has never been so easy
or some college students, Thursday night is all about the shirking of responsibilities in lieu of drinking one’s self into oblivion. But instead, with 125 of my fellow students, I chose to get naked. Last night, ZonaZoo held its third annual Undie Run on the UA Mall. While the event was unofficially held in 2009, ZonaZoo took it upon themselves to reach out and connect with the UA community by making them strip down to their skivvies. All clothing worn to the event, and subsequently removed, is donated to Casa De Los Ninos, benefitting children in need. While I rarely need a reason to take my clothes off, this was about as good a time as any. As I arrived at the Mall, I was greeted by Starr Pass pool party amounts of skin, set in a brisk fall night rather than one hundred degrees. With Psy’s godawful “Gangnam Style,” LMFAO’s “Party Rock Anthem,” and some Ke$ha song that I didn’t care enough about to recognize, the raucous atmosphere was set. For reasons unbeknownst to the crowd, and what seemed
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like organizational issues, we were entertained by a “battle of the sexes” trivia contest with three of the craziest (see: hottest) Undie Run enthusiasts of each sex. Questions remained
At one point I definitely yelled “This is America,” as I’ve likely never felt more free on a run.
relatively sports related, and when neither side could name a freshman UA basketball player to clinch the contest, the boys chose to go with “Dave York.” If there had been a tomato in hand, I would have aimed for someone’s head. They quickly changed their answer to Gabe York, won the round, and we all headed to the south side of the Mall to get ready to run.
Let it be known: we have an attractive campus of men and women alike. It was definitely evidenced as we sat poised and ready for the signal to start. Girls chose to either wear sports bras and booty shorts or something akin to full-blown lingerie, and the guys dressed up to dress down in boxer briefs. I chose standard boxers, which proved to be a poor choice later on. At the drop of a flag, we took off down the Mall. Running alongside some of my friends helped to ease a bit of the awkwardness of the spectators that lined the Mall in patches, cheering us on and likely ogling the fairer sex. When they shouted, I shouted back. At one point I definitely yelled “This is America,” as I’ve likely never felt more free on a run. However, my underwear foresight was lacking. The morning of the event, I strategically planned my boxer choice, opting for black Ralph Lauren boxers with gold stitching and green horse logos. My rationale was that I would look as classy as possible while running through campus. I fretted over that choice all day like a girl about to show off
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Jeff Wild and ‘Chelsea Lately’ friends host benefit show at the Fox Theatre
ucson’s comedy culture is getting some star power this weekend, as the cast of popular E! Entertainment network program “Chelsea Lately” is set to take the stage at the Fox Tucson Theatre this Saturday for a charity event. Chris Franjola, Fortune Feimster, Sarah Colonna and Jeff “Jiffy” Wild, who have all appeared on the latenight program since its debut in 2007, will be performing au gratis at the “Broken Halos” comedy show, which benefits Angel Charity. The local organization raises money for children in need, according to Amanda Saffer, the charity’s general chairwoman. Wild is also Saffer’s brother-in-law and spent most of his childhood in Tucson, attending Salpointe Catholic High School. After graduating from the University of Southern California in 2001, he eventually began working at the E! Entertainment network on shows like “The Soup,” “E! News” and “True Hollywood Story.” More than five years ago, Wild’s boss came forward with a proposition: to work in the art department of a new program hosted by comedian Chelsea Handler. “I started working on [the show], and it was supposed to be just like an 8-week run,” Wild said. “But the show just got so successful and popular that it just kept going and going.” After getting better acquainted with Handler off the set, it didn’t take long for Wild to venture outside of the art department. But when she offered him a spot on the round table — the section of the show where Handler discusses pop culture and current events with a group of comedians and other guests — he graciously declined. Handler, however, wouldn’t take no for an answer. “A couple weeks later the booker for the show came up to me and was like, ‘Hey, Chelsea booked you for the table, you’re on in two weeks.’ And I was like ‘Oh, OK,’” Wild said with a laugh. After the round table appearance, Wild started appearing on the show regularly and was eventually made a writer. He also tours with other cast members when the show isn’t taping, performing both spoken and musical comedy as part of an opening set.
Describing the once-foreign world of stand up comedy as both “horrifying and really amazing,” Wild attributes part of his and his castmates’ “steady incline of fortune” on the show to Handler. “She’s been really great,” Wild added. “She’s like, the most generous, helpful, coolest person I’ve ever known.” So when the chance came to spread a bit of that good fortune back in Tucson via his sister-in-law and Angel Charity, Wild didn’t hesitate to reach out to his co-workers for a good cause. “I wasn’t really sure if they’d be interested in helping out because everybody’s doing it for free and giving up a weekend,” Wild said. “But everyone I asked said yes and I actually had to turn some people away.” Saffer said the charity still needs to raise $855,000 to meet its goal this year, which will aid its two chosen beneficiaries, Our Family Services and The Tucson Nursery School. All money raised will go toward building a new crisis center for children ages 12-17, equipped with services that are unique to the county, according to Saffer, and retiring the mortgage of the latter organization so it can “serve more infants and toddlers.” Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Angel Charity has helped approximately 1 million children in Pima County by raising more than $21 million, which funded 68 projects that directly assisted community children in need, according to an economic impact report conducted in 2011 by Eller College of Management students. Saffer said she is “so grateful” for the enthusiastic response she’s seen from both their sponsors and the general community. “We do our due diligence,” she said. “We just really make sure that we take care of our donors and make sure that their money is going to the right places.” Wild said the audience can expect a night of fast-paced jokes and “constant laughing,” but said he’s still feeling the nerves of returning home to friends and family on such a high profile note. “But, it’s not about me,” he added. “It’s about the charity.”
JEFF WILD, a cast member on E! Network’s “Chelsea Lately,” brings his comedic senses and co-stars to the Fox Tucson Theatre on Saturday night. The comedians are all performing for free, with all ticket proceeds to benefit Angel Charity.
If you go: Angel Charity’s “Broken Halos” Comedy Show with the cast of “Chelsea Lately” at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Fox Tucson Theatre, located at 17 W. Congress St. Ticket proceeds go directly to children in need, and are priced at $20 for students (2-for-1 special), general $35-60 and $90 for VIP tickets, which includes a meet-and-greet with the comedians before the show. Tickets can be purchased online at the Fox website, www. foxtucsontheatre.org or by phone (520) 547-3040.
The Modeens bring retro vibes to garage rock their musical chemistry, focusing on writing more with each other and participating in what they call “the he Modeens ooze cool. Psych Circus.” What group that had ongoing “It was during that time that band comic strips, songs we really started deciding on the about zombie girls and ‘60s psychedelic stuff,” Laboz said. werewolf attacks and the “Taking a bit from that, a bit from slickest electric organ sound in punk and just writing what came Tucson wouldn’t be cool? naturally from that.” Down to their retro name, The After finally settling on Tucson, Modeens represent the kind of ‘60s The Modeens got their first break garage cool pioneered by groups like into the music scene when local The Pretty Things and The Sonics, station KXCI put their song “Sonic while still bringing a unique kind of Daydream” into regular rotation. songwriting and instrumentation to “People just responded really well the mix that other garage-inspired to it, and that felt great,” Williams bands don’t bother with. What’s said. “In New York and L.A. you’ve better is The Modeens will display got all these talented people, but in their special sound Saturday at Tucson you have the same kind of “Nightmare on Congress.” talent but everyone is also really nice As The Modeens’ songwriters and cool, too.” Cristina Williams and Jamie Laboz Their 2010 debut album, Take a explained it, the band actually began Ride With The Modeens, spans an its journey to Tucson by way of New incredible amount of territory in just York City. nine short songs, beginning with the “[Laboz] was playing in a few all-out psych-surf of “Tumbleweed” bands and I was doing my solo and ending with a rocker called work,” Willams explained. “But “Zombie Girl.” pretty soon we got together and “When it came time to write stuff realized that we liked playing with for The Modeens, we were drawing each other enough to do it full time. a lot on the ‘60s psychedelic kind of So we headed out to Los Angeles.” stuff,” said Williams, “but we were In L.A., the duo began to cultivate
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also big fans of the sci-fi, B-movie kind of stuff, and I think a lot of that made its way into some of the songs. We just love doing different kinds of stuff. We want to keep it interesting.” In The Modeens’ two following releases, they have expanded their already-comprehensive sound, with the three-song Music From the Edge of Town Pt. 1 from earlier this year, which introduced an element of folky Americana to their repertoire. Unsurprisingly, The Modeens turned out to be just as adept at folk as everything else they have tried. “We’ve actually taken a few of the songs from that release and recorded them for an album we made at WaveLab Studios about a month ago,” said Laboz. Both Laboz and Williams cited several genres press photo to describe The Modeens’ new JAMIE LABOZ, Cristina Williams, Dave Prival and Jeff DiDay make up Tucson’s The Modeens. record, including motown, punk and more acoustic material in the “We do like to let loose for movies, it’s only natural that The vein of Music From the Edge. occasions like this,” Williams said. Modeens love Halloween. “We just wanted to show we’re “Jamie has a great visual ability and “Halloween is kind of our not a one-sided band,” she said. I’ve got a background in theater, so “But there’s still the common thread holiday as a band,” said Laboz, who we like to use shows like Halloween explained that, in addition to being a through every track that this is a specials as opportunities to go nutty.” great fit for the band’s sense of style, Modeens song. We’re not losing Coming from a band as exciting the holiday is actually an anniversary that.” as The Modeens, that’s something to for the joining of The Modeens’ For a band as committed to wild look forward to. current drummer Jeff DiDay. experimentation and B-horror
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through walls of watermelons and milk cartons, but it’s brought their appeal into a spotlight of sorts. However, it’s not enough. On average, metal is a genre that’s used as an often “Metal doesn’t have that kind of breakout success in undeserving umbrella term. For anything that sounds general ,” Giles said. “Even a band that does really well is still harder than Foo Fighters, unfamiliar listeners are quick ‘in’ metal.” to label something as being “metal.” While Portland’s Red That’s the direct effect of an umbrella label such as metal. Fang is often subject to such a generalization, calling the A band such as Red Fang, that is deserving of a second look band metal is pretty damn inaccurate. “Sometimes we’re ‘70s rock, sometimes we’re grunge, but and whose crossover appeal could serve it well in a variety of markets, gets pigeonholed and somewhat restricted. It probably least of all metal,” guitarist/vocalist Bryan Giles, seems to be an American trait that will be tested on Red a Tuson native and former UA student, said. “We just say Fang’s first headlining U.S. tour, as the band’s sound has ‘hard rock’ because that pretty much gets all of it.” been well received overseas, evidenced by both of the There’s a swaggering gait to most Red Fang songs that’s characterized by a deep low-end sound and lumbering bass band’s European headlining tours. “America’s one of the top producers of heavy rock acts, lines, as well as a retro headiness that invokes a desire to so people get really good shows so often that they could be pound a beer and rip a bong. Those elements lean toward harder to please,” Giles said. “Europeans are more open to the stoner rock category, which makes a bit more sense. more styles, whereas Americans are more like, ‘I only listen Since Portland is a less-than-fostering metal locale, Red Fang had to step outside of the typical bounds of the genre. to speed metal.’” Regardless of where Americans stand on genre-blenders “For us, starting a band here, it was a little hard finding such as Red Fang, Giles is excited to be back in Tucson — where we were supposed to be,” Giles said. “I don’t think we’d go over so well opening for someone like Liz Phair, but even if it is just for a brief while. With his family still here, he feels that there’s an element of Tucson that he can call the metalheads have seemed to enjoy it.” home, and Red Fang’s show at Plush on Halloween night It’s not just metalheads that revel in Giles’ visceral is just a stone’s throw from his college bungalow in the Pie lyricism or Red Fang’s alternative take. Teaming up with Allen neighborhood. video producer Whitey McConnaughy, the band has Though he did do a brief stint at the UA, it’s obvious that released a series of tongue-in-cheek videos that have Giles’ calling was elsewhere. garnered a collective three million views. Maybe it’s Red “I couldn’t even get through Liberal Arts,” Giles laughed. Fang’s love of Pabst beer or that the video for their song “Wires” finds the band crashing a dilapidated station wagon “I must have been doodling in the margins or something.”
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here is a time and a place for thigh-high fishnets, and it is absolutely Halloween. It’s that glorious night for college girls to take on any type of costume and show as much skin as possible. But why do we dress this way? For most of the girls that will be running around with lingerie and cat ears on, it could be their only night to be excused (if you will) for giving the impression that they might be a streetwalker, and perhaps an expensive one at that. In their daily life, they have morals, they dress accordingly. It’s the average girl, who just happens to have a killer bod, that people haven’t really noticed before. Sometimes it just feels right to slip on some lingerie and animal ears for a night. Then, when someone asks you what you are, the obvious response will be clear: “I’m a mouse, duh!” Happy Halloween, and go get ‘em, girls.
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Local haunts to hit PAIGE POLLARA
It’s that time of year again, the time for all that Halloween on a college campus entails: risqué costumes, hoards of candy and an abundance of blood and gore. With Halloween on a Wednesday this year, the question remains, “What is there to do in Tucson to celebrate?” No matter what your idea of a ghastly gathering may be, there’s something for you.
When: Sept. - Oct. 28 Hours: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m./12 a.m.; check the website for details Admission: $25
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Get ready to lose your voice, because Nightfall at Old Tucson will be one of the scariest haunts you’ll ever come across. Without giving too much away, the entire Town Square is turned into various, outrageous sets that will have the manliest of men running away. Clowns, chainsaws, ghosts, creepy music; you name it, it’ll be there waiting for you.
Bring a buddy, a pal or even a whole slew of people to the SlaughterHouse, because you’ll definitely need to hold someone’s hand. Zombies, clowns, butchers and ghosts, oh my. These are some of the most frightening haunts not only in Tucson, but in the country. The SlaughterHouse has four haunts this year that range all the way from moderately scary to “you’ll have nightmares for a week” extreme.
Yuma’s Haunted Dungeon
When: Oct. 25-26 Hours: 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. Admission: Donations for the Tucson Food Bank and/ or school supplies for Jumpstart A tradition here at the UA, Yuma Residence Hall puts on a program called the “Haunted Dungeon” every Halloween. Each year the hall council picks a theme and decorates the building like professionals. This year’s theme is Midnight at the Carnival. If you’re living on campus without a car, it’s a great way to get into the Halloween spirit without going too far.
When: Oct. 26 Hours: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Admission: Free Another campus friendly alternative to celebrate Halloween, Hoggo-ween has been a tradition for the Hopi and Graham-Greenlee Residence Hall council for years now. It’s a great way to meet other students living on campus while also being able to rock your awesome Halloween costume. Every year there is a costume contest and plenty of food, as well as music and dancing.
TUCSON TAMALE CO. BREAKS THE MOLD
ucson Tamale Company is exactly the kind of restaurant UA students should seek out. It is the perfect changeup from fast food and the Student Union grub because it offers something those places can’t: charm. The staff is incredibly friendly and can be seen referring to regulars by first name. The restaurant is located in a quaint and unassuming space on Broadway Boulevard, just east of Tucson Boulevard, only a short drive or bike ride from campus. The walls are covered in art by Melo Dominguez, depicting scenes of Dia de los Muertos skeletons and other themes that are near and dear to Tucson. The tamales taste like they’re home cooked, but with a more clever and complex taste. There is even a viewing window into the kitchen so customers can watch as their tamales are made. Tucson Tamale Company’s salsa, masa de maíz, guacamole and all of the tamale fillings are made in-house, making the entire dining experience
much more local and delicious. Employees at the establishment are willing to answer any questions a diner may have about the tamale he or she is about to eat. One tamale is $2.95. Two cost $5.59 and a side of beans and rice or chips and guacamole can be added for $6.95. The guacamole tastes incredibly fresh and is definitely worth the extra dollar. All of the sides at Tucson Tamale Co. are vegan-friendly, and it even offers several different kinds of vegan and vegetarian tamales. The New Delhi and the Puerto Rico variations aren’t traditional tamales by any means. The New Delhi tastes of Indian spices, flavored with a yellow curry and a medley of vegetables. The Puerto Rico is roasted plantains wrapped in yam masa and is perfect for anyone who is a fan of Caribbean food. In the way of vegetarian tamales, the Tucson tamale and the Madison take the cake. The Madison is delicious because of the way in which the black beans and the
Once reaching the finishing line, we were all handed a from page 1 complementary ZonaZoo shirt and sent on our way. I would have lingerie for her man. Once I saw my preferred a post-party, building peers’ choices, which ranged from off the runner’s high we all had pink briefs (bless the brave soul (because running a half mile totally that went this route) to matching gives you a runner’s high), but the Speedos, I felt slightly more at ease. shirt was a nice gesture from the Mid-run, however, I quickly Zoo Crew. learned that fashion doesn’t always With more than 100 articles of trump function. Sure, I looked good, clothing donated, and knowing that but boxers tend to move around a significant portion of the campus — a lot. Additionally, they also let had seen me almost next to naked, other things move around — a lot. we all disassembled and moved on While worrying about too much to our various and likely drunken of said movement, my underwear Thursday activities. rode up a bit, which I corrected The Undie Run was definitely quickly, and with slightly too much a highlight of my senior year, and emphasis, accidentally showing off the cause it supports is more than a bit of my backside to someone worth whatever dignity you think behind me. you’re sacrificing. All signs point to Whoever you are, I apologize, the Undie Run taking place again and had I known you would have next year, so keep in mind that seen my butt, I would have gladly you too will have a chance to Bear spray-tanned for you. Down and “bare down.”
spices interact with one another to form an intricate and powerful flavor. The Tucson packs a punch and works excellently with the “hot” level of salsa. Couple this with the fact that the Tucson tamale is filled with warm, melting cheese, and it becomes clear why the Tucson tamale is a must-try item. There are still a lot of traditional tamale options, such as the Arizona tamale — which features spicy chipotle beef — and the Santa Fe, featuring pork loin, green chile and cheese. As well as tamales, Tucson Tamale Co. serves breakfast. Breakfast includes such options as chorizo or “soy-rizo,” breakfast burritos, pancakes, huevos rancheros and the tamale omelet. This unique breakfast could be just what you need after a long night out. Don’t get stuck eating the same old thing this weekend. Live a little KYLE WASSON/ARIZONA Daily Wildcat and see what Tucson Tamale Co. TUCSON TAMALE COMPANY, located at 2545 E. Broadway, hand rolls homemade tamales has to offer. daily. All corn is organic and each tamale and side item is gluten free.
For Tucson cab drivers, construction, parking issues aren’t helping anything
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BETWEEN COLLEGE STUDENTS and long shifts, cab drivers are facing new challenges with parking citations and construction.
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WILBUR SHOWS a student who’s boss at Thursday night’s Undie Run.
The SunLink Tucson Modern Streetcar project will ultimately serve as an efficient transportation service throughout the Fourth Avenue and Tucson downtown area. But for now, the project’s construction is causing many parking and transportation issues, especially for cab companies. Neal Hoover, of Tucson Taxi Services, expressed his frustrations with the ongoing difficulty of parking anywhere without receiving citations from ParkWise, a program run through the city which manages resident and non-resident on street permit parking programs. ParkWise has made it almost impossible to temporarily park within the perimeters of Tucson’s most popular night life establishments according to Hoover, giving tickets of $188 on a regular basis for cabs waiting near the establishments for pick-up calls. The construction is taking over the majority of cab drivers’ usual
parking spots, giving them no place to park and unload. This dilemma has been heavily affecting Tucson cab companies since the beginning of the summer, leaving drivers with no other choice but to park illegally, leading to regular citations and extremely expensive tickets. Cab drivers have made a conscious effort not to park in front of fire hydrants, red zones or handicap spaces, but they are still being penalized for unavoidably parking illegaly. $188 for a parking ticket is bad enough for one citation, but cab drivers, according to Hoover, have been receiving them on multiple occasions. “If this problem continues I won’t be around here for much longer,” Hoover said. The prospects of the parking situation improving do not seem to be in favor of Tucson’s cab companies, as the construction will continue into next year. Not only are cab drivers being charged for parking illegally, but their demand for business is declining as well.
“Our income has been cut in half in comparison to last year’s revenue,” Hoover said. Hoover has previously contacted ParkWise asking to schedule a brainstorming meeting to remedy the problem, however ParkWise has not yet yielded any leeway in parking restraints. If there are no improvements Hoover plans on calling a meeting between Tucson cab companies to propose certain ideas that could benefit their businesses. “I’ve drawn up a preliminary plan of action that we can submit to the city board as far as a remedy to this,” Hoover said. His plan is to ask the city and business owners of O’Malley’s, The Rec, The District, Gentle Ben’s, Mahoney’s and Dirtbags for two parking spots per business that cab companies can make into a taxi stand from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Hoover said he hopes this proposition will help diminish the Tucson cab companies’ ongoing parking complications and restore their pre-construction success.
OCT. 26 - OCT. 28
FRIDAY Washington State at Arizona (women’s swimming)
The Wildcats open conference play with a meet against Wazzu. 2 p.m. at Hillenbrand Aquatics Center
Colorado at Arizona (soccer)
Swing by after class or catch it on TV or online. 3 p.m. Mulcahy Stadium Pac12 Arizona
Arizona (volleyball) at California
Bear Down Friday
The action begins with ESPN Tucson 1490’s “Happy Hour” hosted by Jody Oehler, live from University Boulevard at 4 p.m. Then at 5 p.m. there will be live music, entertainment, games, prizes and giveaways. This week’s guest host is Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Fred Harvey.
Ironwood Ridge at Salpointe
The two best teams in Tucson high school football face off in the de facto city championship. 7 p.m. 1545 E. Copper St.
UA hopes to rebound after its loss at No. 2 Stanford. 6 p.m. Pac-12 Arizona
Politcal Reporting Workshop
Sharpen your political reporting skills with the Society of Professional Journalists and Brady McCombs, a former border and politics reporter for the Arizona Daily Star. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Marshall Building 341
Calexico to play Rialto
Tucson-bred alternative country band Calexico is set to play Rialto Theatre this Friday. Other performances include rock band, the Dodos. 8 p.m. Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St., 85701
Afrojack to play Kino Sports Complex
Afrojack, a musician that plays electronic music, is playing at Kino Sports Complex with Shermanology and Bobby Burns. Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Aho Way 6 p.m.
SATURDAY Wildcat Walk
Cheer on the football team as they walk to the stadium while the band plays. 10:30 a.m.
No. 9 USC at Arizona (football)
Will the Trojans bust in the Arizona heat of a rare day game? 12:30 p.m, ABC/ ESPN2
JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes
Join charitable group Walking Wildcats in the effort to find a cure for diabetes or contribute with a donation. 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 8 Oklahoma
The Irish face the Sooners in the game of the day. 5 p.m. ABC
No. 23 Eastern Michigan at No. 17 Arizona (hockey)
The Wildcats finally return home for Military Appreciation weekend after eight games on the road to start the season. 7:30 p.m. Tucson Convention Center
A Night of UA and Arizona Choir
Enjoy a night of choral ensembles with University of Arizona High School Honor Choir, made up of the top students throughout Arizona schools. Performances will also feature the UA Symphonic Choir and Arizona Choir. 2 p.m.,Music Crowder Hall
SUNDAY Utah at Arizona (soccer)
The Wildcats host the Utes on senior day. 11 a.m. Mulcahy Stadium
No. 1 Stanford at No. 2 UCLA
The Cardinal and Bruins face off for the Pac-12 women’s soccer championship. 6 p.m. Pac-12 National
Join us for the daylong re-opening celebration of the Pence Center with headliner:
No. 23 Eastern Michigan at No. 17 Arizona (hockey)
UA plays a rare afternoon game. Where else can you buy beer in the afternoon, watch fights and chant that people suck? 1 p.m. Tucson Convention Center
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Listen to Chinese pianist Lang Lang as he graces Centennial Hall with classical music. Lang Lang has sold out concerts in major cities all over the world. 7 p.m. Centennial Hall
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Campus Events UA High School Honor Choir The University of Arizona High School Honor Choir presents its culminating performance sharing the stage with the UA Symphonic Choir and the Arizona Choir. This distinguished choir is made up of 60 students selected by audition, representing schools from throughout Arizona. The performance caps off a weekend of rehearsals, educational opportunities and social activities for the students and their directors. Music Crowder Hall. Oct 27, 2pm. Woodbury Estate Silent Auction and Sale The Arizona State Museum and the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society co-present this two-day sale of a substantial bequest from the estate of the eminent anthropologist Dr. Richard B. Woodbury and his wife, Nathalie at the Arizona State Museum (1013 E. University Blvd), Friday, 26 October: Sale, Silent Auction, Reception 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 27 October: All Day Sale 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. An estimated 5,000 volumes of books along with more than 150 pieces of Native pottery, jewelry, paintings, rugs, and baskets from their extensive personal collection are available. On Friday night, rare and high-end objects and books will be up for bid in a silent auction and ASM director emeritus Dr. Raymond H. Thompson will present a tribute to the Woodburys, his lifelong friends. Proceeds beneﬁt ASM library acquisitions and collections storage upgrades.
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ART Presents ‘Avenue Q’Winner of the Tony “Triple Crown,” this risqué musical comedy features actors with puppets as they navigate friendship, love, work, racism and sexuality, making us all realize that we must endure life’s pains and appreciate its joys. (Adult themes and profanity). Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Marroney Theatre, 1025 N. Olive Road MENAS 2012 Colloquium Series - ‘Challenging Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur’an’ The School of Middle Eastern and North African studies 2012 Colloquium Series presents Souad T. Ali, head of classics and Middle East studies at Arizona State University, discussing “Challenging Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur’an.” Oct. 26, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Marshall 490 ‘Sacred and Profane’ - The Arizona Choir and Symphonic Choir in Concert at St. Augustine Cathedral The University of Arizona School of Music presents “Sacred and Profane,” a choral concert featuring the Arizona Choir and Symphonic Choir, under the direction of Bruce Chamberlain and Elizabeth Schauer. This free-admission choral feast will take place in beautiful St. Augustine Cathedral. Oct. 28, 3p.m. - 4:30p.m. St. Augustine Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave. UApresents: Lang Lang Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Centennial Hall
INTRODUCTION TO MASTERPATH Free introductory talk and video of Sri Gary Olsen, spiritual leader of MasterPath, presented by a higher initiate of MasterPath. All sincere spiritual seekers are invited to attend. For more information on MasterPath and the Light and Sound teachings, visit www.masterpath.org. Pima Community College - Downtown Campus, Amethyst/Community Room.1255 N. Stone Ave. Oct, 26. JDRF’s 2012 Walk for Diabetes JDRF 2012 Walk to Cure Diabetes Celebrating Ron Santo Join the Desert Southwest Chapter of JDRF for the annual Walk to Cure Diabetes Celebrating Ron Santo at Rillito Park on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7:30a.m. More than 2,000 people are expected to celebrate JDRF’s mission to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D). Walkers will enjoy a fun-ﬁlled day of activities including the 5K walk, inﬂatable bounce house, face painting, entertainment, exhibitors, refreshments and more. The chapter has set a fundraising goal of more than $200,000 which will help fund research toward preventing, better treating, and curing type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications. To register for the Walk to Cure Diabetes Celebrating Ron Santo please visit www.jdrfdsw.org or call 520.203.8084. Walk is open to all ages, strollers and dogs are welcome. COST: FREE.
bon and Conserve to Enhance (C2E) for a work day on October 27 from 8:30 to 12:30 to restore Atturbury Wash at Lincoln Regional Park on Tucson’s east side. Come out for this fun and educational work day, and maybe learn techniques you can use in your own back yard! Help us plant native species of trees and shrubs and dig rainwater harvesting basins to ensure their growth and survival. Wear a hat, work clothes and work shoes (no sandals). Please bring a reﬁllable water bottle, and bring gloves if you have them (we have some loaners). We will provide water, coffee, snacks and tools. Day of the Dead: Through the Eyes of Children Oct.15-Nov. 9 420 S. Main Avenue, http://www. lapilita.com/ 520-882-7454 La Pilita Museum’s Diá de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) exhibit features the art and language of youth, with papier-mache butterﬂies, skulls, masks, and drawings. Howl-o-ween at Reid Park Zoo Oct. 26, — Oct. 28, 1100 S. Randolph Way 520-881-4753 The Reid Park Zoo’s family-friendly Halloween event offers less “boo” and more “zoo” to provide the entire family with an enjoyable, but not too frightening, celebration.
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WHO: Arizona vs. No. 9 USC
UA could use a 2009 flashback
Saturday, 12:30 p.m.
The talent gap Most of the Wildcats’ roster was overlooked by USC coming out of high school — consider it motivation for Saturday
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Arizona’s record against USC in the last 10 meetings
average margin of victory in the last five meetings, including one UA win
number of USC starters who were rated as either four-or-five-star recruits out of high school
rizona isn’t supposed to defeat USC on Saturday. Then again, they weren’t supposed to three years ago either. In 2009, Arizona traveled to USC to take on a favored Trojans team. I was a freshman at the time, and not yet an Arizona Daily Wildcat staff member. Four friends and I decided to make the trip. We squeezed into my friend Evan’s Jeep and drove the seven hours to Santa Monica, where my other friend, Justin, lives. At just 5-foot-8, 150-pounds (at the time), I was forced to squeeze between two guys in the back seat who were taller than 6 feet. We didn’t arrive in Los Angeles until about 1 a.m., and the game was at 12:30 p.m. that afternoon. I was tired, cranky and didn’t really expect much of a game for the UA against an overhyped Trojans squad. Two weeks earlier, I was a part of the Zona Zoo crowd that preemptively stormed the field against Oregon, only to see the Wildcats falter in double overtime. I hail from the Philadelphia-area — not exactly the most optimistic sports region of the country — and I really just wanted to see the Coliseum for the first time. When we arrived at the stadium, we discovered our seats were in the last of 93 rows at the stadium. There were a few Arizona fans scattered nearby, but overall the stadium was surprisingly (at least to me) empty. Clearly, Southern Californians don’t think much of the Wildcats. Not many teams’ fans in the Pac-12 do. The game started and the Wildcats scored an early touchdown on a pass from former UA quarterback Nick Foles. After three quarters, it was 14-14, then halfway through the fourth USC took a 17-14 lead on a field goal. Arizona got the ball back and worked its way into USC territory. Then, Foles found receiver Juron Criner on the left sideline, and the Wildcats’ all-time leader in touchdown catches stretched and fell across the goal line for the go-ahead touchdown. An eerie silence fell over the Coliseum as the Wildcats closed out the game with head coach Mike Stoops’ first, and only, victory over the Trojans in his tenure at Arizona. The Wildcats clinched their best regular season in 10 years, and I sat there, in row 93, in disbelief, as USC fans filed out of the stadium. A lot has changed since 2009. Stoops, Foles, Criner and my youth are all gone. Now Arizona has Rich Rodriguez, Matt Scott and Ka’Deem Carey, and I have significantly more facial hair. As much as I would like to delve into the progression of my beard from when I was 19 to 22, the changes in the fabric of the Arizona Wildcats football team is much more interesting. Just four players who saw action in that game remain: linebacker Jake Fischer, defensive end Dominique Austin, kicker John Bonano and fullback/linebacker Taimi Tutogi. That quartet recorded just two statistics of note — Fischer had a tackle and Bonano four kickoffs. Arizona’s offense is the most prolific in the Pac-12, and the Wildcats finally have a consistent running game with Carey, which complements a stellar passing game. Saturday’s game will not be another low-scoring affair — Arizona scores 39.1 points per game, and USC 34.9 The Trojans are stacked. The thought of Arizona’s defense trying to contain quarterback Matt Barkley, running back Silas Redd and receivers Marqise Lee and Robert Woods is a scary one. But, the UA is coming off a 52-17 blowout against UW, who only lost to USC by 10 points. The Trojans have Oregon coming to the Coliseum next week, so they might be looking ahead. The game is at Arizona Stadium, and is the Wildcats’ first afternoon home game of the season, meaning it should be filled with fans. Arizona probably won’t win this game, but it can. And if it does, at least I don’t have to drive seven hours to see it. — Zack Rosenblatt is the sports editor. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter via @ZackBlatt.
number of Arizona starters who were ranked either four or five-star recruits — receiver Dan Buckner and linebacker Marquis Flowers
He said it “It’s a big opportunity for me. I really just want to go out there and win. He’s a great quarterback, a great leader of the team and it’s going to be a good game.” — quarterback Matt Scott about facing USC quarterback Matt Barkley tyler besh/arizona Daily Wildcat
LINEBACKER MARQUIS FLOWERS is one of just a few players who were offered a scholarship by USC out of college. Flowers said he was surprised about the low number, but expects his teammates to use that as further motivation.
KYLE JOHNSON At the end of practice on Tuesday, head coach Rich Rodriguez gathered the team together for the final huddle before sending them home for the night. Rodriguez posed a question to his players: Who was offered a scholarship to play at Southern California? “I think three of them raised their hand, and two of them were probably lying,” Rodriguez said. Arizona currently has the fifth-best offense in the nation, but the gap in pedigree between the Trojans and the Wildcats is stark. Quarterback Matt Scott, running back Ka’Deem Carey and receiver Austin Hill have all put up top20 numbers this season, but not one was offered a scholarship from USC. The lack of respect is becoming a battle cry for the Wildcats. “There’s a big chip on the shoulder because it’s good competition playing the best of the best,” said linebacker Sir Thomas Jackson, a walk-on. “So that’ll be a big chip, and plus I want to get people back, show I can play with four or five-star recruits.” Rankings out of high school aren’t necessarily cut and dry, but the difference between the talent the two teams capture via recruiting is staggering, especially considering the sanctions the NCAA placed on USC in 2010, leaving them bowl-ineligible for two years. Since 2008, the year Scott and other redshirt seniors came to Arizona, the Wildcats’ recruiting classes have been, on average, 44th in the nation, according to Rivals.com. USC has been just a tad higher. Since 2008 the Trojans have been fifth in recruiting, including the No. 1 class in 2010. “They’re phenomenally talented,” Rodriguez said.
“They do a great job recruiting and we want to catch them in that point.” For the 2013 recruiting season, the Arizona coaching staff has done a good job assembling the 23rd class in the nation. But even with the early jump, Arizona won’t catch USC’s No. 1 class. “Stars don’t mean anything,” cornerback Derrick Rainey said. “Those stars, you get those in high school — but once you come into college, this is another level.” The talent gap isn’t a new obstacle for the Wildcats to overcome — USC has had elite talent since former coach Pete Carroll took over in 2001. But with Arizona giving young walk-ons playing time, such as Jackson and injured safety Jared Tevis, the perceived talent pales in comparison. The Trojan passing attack is led by Matt Barkley (No. 5 overall in 2009), Robert Woods (No. 6 overall in 2010) and Marqise Lee (No. 36 in 2011). “Everyone’s got Division I players, obviously,” said linebacker Jake Fischer, a three-star recruit in 2009. “But these guys have round-level talent, you know what I mean. You got to cut down on mistakes, you got to know where they’re trying to hit you, like I said. And just run to the ball, man.” Linebacker Marquis Flowers, Arizona’s only top100 recruit since 2008, was a four-star player out of high school and made an official visit to USC when Carroll was still in charge. During Tuesday’s practice, Flowers was one of the players to raise his hand, and said he was surprised by the number of players that the Trojans recruited from the UA. “I was expecting more. I didn’t really realize it,” he said. “I think it’s going to motivate the guys, especially guys like [Jackson] who had to walk on.”
Series history USC leads series 28-7. USC won in 2011 by a score of 48-41
Did you know? Wildcats’ safety Patrick Onwuasor went to high school with USC receiver Marqise Lee.
Staff Picks USC over UA, 42-35
USC over UA, 41-27
UA over USC, 48-45
Wildcats’ offense doesn’t need to be perfect, just close to it CAMERON MOON
USC QUARTERBACK Matt Barkley leads a prolific offense that the UA defense might struggle to contain.
USC’s offensive talents are welldocumented in quarterback Matt Barkley contending for the Heisman, and also because of All-American receivers Robert Woods and Marqise Lee. It’s no secret that Arizona’s defense has struggled this season, especially against teams that run a traditional, run-first system with two tight ends (See: Stanford and Oregon State). Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez doesn’t believe the Wildcats will have to play a perfect game against the Trojans, but the margin of error must be smaller than usual. The Wildcats cannot afford to go 0-for-6 in the red zone against USC, as they did against Oregon. Arizona also cannot afford to give up a double-digit fourth quarter lead for the third time this season, as it did against both Oregon State and Stanford. “The margin for error is very thin,” Rodriguez said. “When we have a chance to get a play like we did on special teams [a 63-yard punt return touchdown against Washington] or get a turnover on defense, to us, it’s really important for us to take advantage of it.” It sounds simple enough, but those opportunities don’t appear too often against the Trojans’ defense. However, Arizona quarterback Matt Scott remains confident. “There are some things I think we can do on offense to keep them on their toes,” Scott said. “We’ll push the tempo like we have the last few games.” USC is in the top five in the Pac-12 for total defense, pass defense and rushing
defense, and allows just 16.7 points per game, 22.4 fewer than the Wildcats average as an offense. Sophomore running back Ka’Deem Carey has rushed for more than 100 yards in three straight games, and in five of seven games this season. USC allows more than 100 yards per game, but just barely — 109.6. Carey has a knack for starting slow in games, only rushing for more than 30 yards in the first half against Washington last week. “Ka’Deem makes you tackle him. He has incredible balance,” Rodriguez said. “I have had a couple guys that are close to this, but Ka’Deem, on a consistent basis, has been able to show that. It is a lot of fun to coach him, because he runs the same way in practice.” That could put more pressure on Scott, who has shown hesitation to run against opponents that rank highly in run defense. Against Oregon, Oregon State and Stanford, Scott rushed for only 32 yards and no scores. All three are in the top five in the conference in run defense. Rodriguez said the Washington game was Arizona’s “cleanest game up front” and that the line has held it together well, despite injuries to “our two most important offensive linemen,” in seniors Trace Biskin and Kyle Quinn. The loss of Biskin and Quinn has led to increased playing time for freshman Cayman Bundage and senior Addison Bachman. On the season, the line has allowed 12 sacks on Scott, fifth-best in the conference. “I think the guys have competed,” Rodriguez said. “I’m proud of the way they hung in there. We still have a long way to go up front.”