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New forum demystifies FAFSA By Jazmine Woodberry ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT ASUA and the UA Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid have partnered to sponsor free financial aid forums for students, to provide more access to alternative means of financial aid. “The more requests the Arizona Legislature sees for FAFSA forms and for financial aid, the more they see that it is an issue for students paying for college,” said Associated Students
of the University of Arizona Sen. Chad Travis at an ASUA Senate meeting on Oct. 27. The idea for the financial aid forums started last year as collaboration between ASUA and the financial aid office, according to Rebekah H. Salcedo, student scholarship services coordinator at the UA Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. “There’s a lot of students that think they can’t apply for financial aid because of their financial situation, but they never applied or even filled out their
FAFSA form,” said ASUA Sen. Mary Myles. Myles became involved in the project last year after then-ASUA President Chris Nagata and Arizona Students’ Association members visited the UA Freshman Class Council, of which Myles was a member. This semester, the financial aid workshops will focus on helping students fill out scholarship and FAFSA forms. Fliers for free financial workshops advertised the free forums, and started to aid students
in filling out their financial aid forms such as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Myles added, “So much financial aid is wasted at the end of the year” and starting the forums earlier into the school year this time should help alleviate that waste. Strong student attendance last year encouraged the financial aid office to hold similar forums this year. Salcedo , noted the forums’ importance in serving “as a way to remind students to fill out their FAFSA
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Democrat comes out ahead after close race By Yael Schusterman ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT The suspense ended Friday as U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was announced the winner in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District. According to the election summary report from the Pima County Elections Department, Giffords received 49.9 percent of the vote to Jesse Kelly’s 46.1 percent. The Associated Press reported Kelly’s response to his loss. “I would like to thank our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, my wife Aubrey, who has been by my side this entire time, my family, for their unwavering support and the thousands of warriors who fought with me in this campaign,” he said.
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Children wait in line to choose their decorations for accessorizing their homemade angel wings for the Procession of Little Angels at Armory Park on Saturday. The procession was geared toward helping children embrace life and death.
‘Little Angels’ walk for the dead By Rebecca Rillos ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT Richard Davis held up a photograph of a smiling, young boy. “This is Drew at age 3,” he said. “And that photo there is his senior picture.” Drew Davis, a graduate of Catalina Foothills High School and a junior at UA, died July 9, 2006. He was 22 years old. His parents, Richard and Kathy Davis, created a memorial altar for him on Saturday in Armory Park at the annual Personal Altar Vigil and Procession of Little Angels.
Their altar was one of many created by community members in remembrance of loved ones who have passed away. “Whatever was important to Drew, I brought,” Kathy Davis said as she set small glass bowls of Skittles and mint Lifesavers on the table. “These were his favorite candies.” A few feet away from the altars, children prepared for the Procession of Little Angels, a community parade around downtown Tucson. The procession and vigil are both projects of Many Mouths One Stomach, a Tucson-based organization that
coordinates many artistic and cultural events. Children played music with volunteer musicians, decorated sugar skulls and painted cardboard wings that they could wear in the procession. Jhon Sanders, one of the event directors for the Procession of Little Angels and member of Many Mouths One Stomach, said the procession started in 2006 in response to community feedback. “People wanted something more family-oriented that connected with the All Souls Procession,” Sanders said. “It is
quite different from the All Souls Procession because Procession of Little Angels is a kid-driven event. We let kid energy dictate what happens there.” The purpose of the Procession of Little Angels is to provide families with the opportunity to open the discussion of mortality with their children, Sanders said. “We create the rough framework, they decide how to do it,” Sanders said. “We don’t impose, we just provide the opportunity.” Jane Beiser heard about the
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UA office makes 3D projects a reality By Lívia Fialho ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT For students wanting broader views, the UA’s Virtual Reality Annex may be the place to go to make assignments more visually appealing. The UA Office of Instruction and Assessment’s free service for students, faculty and staff allows for the production of panoramas and image slides that imitate real life. Gary Mackender, a senior information technology support analyst, has done panoramas of entire environments such as the Optical Sciences building and parts of the UA Mall. Mackender believes there is no other virtual reality lab in any other campus. Virtual reality technology
surfaced in 2000, only one year before the UA founded its lab. Mackender, who is also a photographer, heads the virtual reality section of the office, which started in 2001. “Documenting some of the work that’s going on around the university,” is part of the goal of the virtual reality, he said. Although the annex doesn’t get much publicity, media arts and architecture students are usually the ones who look for the services, Mackender said. He recently finished a montage of a building’s model for an architecture student and says most of the work he does is to aid project visualization. Virtual reality can be used to showcase museum collections, or to show objects for large VIRTUAL REALITY, page 12
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Smaller images of the 360-degree virtual reality captures of an anthropology department skull, a Southwest Indian pot from the “The Pottery Project” in the Arizona State Museum and a model by A.J. Mach of the new Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house.
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Katy Graves, a Catalina Foothills High School senior, uses the stairway to the Manuel T. Pacheco Integrated Learning Center as a space to have her high school senior portraits taken on Sunday. Graves was among many high school seniors to use the UA campus as the set for their portraits.
Scientists look to recreate Big Bang
Talk about a trip back in time. Scientists have always wondered what it was like at the moment of and immediately after the creation of the universe, generally known as the Big Bang. Soon, they may find out. By using the world’s biggest and most powerful particle accelerator — the Large Hadron Collider, or LHC — researchers will attempt to create, essentially, mini-Big Bangs that will help them study matter that once existed almost 14 billion years ago. OK, if this all sounds a bit heady — especially for those of us who wonder how we’re going to get by until the next paycheck comes around — let’s
break this down a bit. First — and we might as well start at the beginning — the Big Bang theory (apart from being a very funny TV sitcom) suggests that the universe was created 13.7 billion years ago when extremely high energy caused a rapid expansion of what is theorized was a very hot and dense state, and it continues to expand outward. The LHC was built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, at its laboratory near the FrenchSwiss border. The machine sits in a 17-milein-circumference underground tunnel near Geneva and is used to
study what the known universe is made of and why it works the way it does. Fundamental particles are made to collide inside the accelerators, and this helps scientists understand more about the laws of nature. Researchers hope that by colliding lead ions inside the huge LHC “Big Bang machine,” they’ll be able to recreate what the young universe looked like. CERN spokesman James Gillies told the BBC that when the universe was created, scientists believe, physical matter was different from the matter we see and feel around us now. —AOL News
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Today’s birthday Your luck shifts this year as you enter a more relaxed cycle. Handle any stress with exercise and meditation. Intuition guides decisions and conversations. The girls partner with you to create delightful social events to remember. Aries (March 21 - April 19) — Today is a 7 — Your energy goes in three directions at once, but it’s OK. Details come together and you achieve goals quicker than you thought possible. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) — Today is a 7 — A female associate obsesses over finishing a project that just isn’t quite ready. Everyone needs to complete their part first. Divert her attention. Gemini (May 21 - June 21) — Today is a 6 — Energy flows among your associates easily today. Clever ideas meet cheerful agreement. You see how the final product can develop. Set priorities. Cancer (June 22 - July 22) — Today is a 6 — Whatever you try today goes more smoothly than you thought possible. You have just the right ideas to persuade others. Go for the gold. Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — Careful communication creates a smoother flow today. Gentle questioning reveals otherwise hidden motives. Then everyone’s agendas meld like shuffling a deck of cards. Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22) — Today is a 6 — You feel pressure to prepare for a social event of great importance. Step up the glam and write the speech in advance. Practice it in the mirror.
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Filter your foul Facebooking Brett Haupt ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT
ix years before Krystal Ball — the Democratic challenger for a congressional seat in Virginia — ran for office, she was at a party. She was wearing a Santa hat, sexy attire and holding a sex toy. Pictures were taken. Nobody thought twice about it. But six years later, she lost (64 percent to 35 percent) to Republican Robert Wittman, in part because these pictures surfaced during her campaign. The pictures that undid Ball are relatively tame compared to some that many of us have on our Facebook pages. Whether you plan on being a politician or don’t think pictures of you could ever harm your reputation, you must consider the consequences just one picture can have on your career. If I’m an employer and you’re looking for a job, you’d better watch those photos posted of you passed out on the hood of your car. If I’m a judge and you’re in my courtroom, you’d better hope you didn’t post anything incriminating. If I’m your grandmother and I just got a Facebook profile, you’d better pray the first thing I see isn’t a picture of you flipping off the camera as you piss on a police car. In the past couple of years, social media has evolved far beyond its original purpose. Facebook and other sites now double as a character reference, a court witness, a provider of incriminating evidence and an employee selector. In the last year, Twitter has been the source of a wide variety of controversial situations, ranging from tweets being the cause for a mistrial, to the incriminating postings from a Rutgers University freshman related to his roommate’s sexual orientation. One quick look into your online life — Facebook, Twitter, MySpace or any other social networking site — can instantly and quite often unfairly paint you as a rogue citizen. It’s up to you to not let that happen. So everybody, have some sense, please. Objective number one: Crank up those privacy settings. Don’t think any number of people aren’t looking at your profile, going through your posting history and pictures to find something they don’t like, something that would eliminate you from what they are looking for, something that could land you in jail if you find yourself on the wrong side of the courtroom. Objective number two: Don’t post, photograph or be associated with anything that your grandma, my grandma and everybody’s great grandparents wouldn’t approve of. For our purposes, let us assume that these grandparents are the old school, serious, no messing around type. Objective number three: If you happen to do something that you shouldn’t be doing, like marijuana, cocaine or stealing a police vehicle, do yourself the favor of not bragging about it on Facebook via images and status updates. The quickest way to wipe that smirk off your face is to share it with the whole world, including the authorities. As we leave college and move onto bigger forums, greater risk is naturally involved with troubling online activity. Do not underestimate the power the Internet has to instantly change perceptions of once-respected people. If you happen to upset someone, don’t be surprised if a Craigslist ad pops up in your name soliciting prostitution. The Web is as much your enemy’s best weapon as it is your friend; tread carefully. Such repercussions abound and are often unknown by many of us in the ever-evolving social media dynamic within our society. As new as these technologies are, so is our naiveté for proper use and protocol with these new tools of communication. With every advance comes opportunity, not only for greater communication and access, but for greater consequence to those who use it irresponsibly.
The red folks are coming Storm Byrd ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT
wo days after Democrat Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election, the front page of the Albuquerque Journal (the local newspaper of my hometown) showed a man purchasing rifles and ammunition in preparation for what he and many others believed would be a pseudo-apocalyptic world in which the “Second Amendment repealing” and “socialist Nazi” president would rule. Of course, none of the fearful had the crystal ball to foresee the surge of the Tea Party or “mama grizzlies” that would put Republicans in their current position of controlling the U.S. House of Representatives. Now, as Republicans soak in their victory, Democrats are seemingly unfazed. The calm, almost emotionally unresponsive, President Obama has made several collected speeches in response to the results of this election, but he and many Democratic supporters don’t seem to be overly concerned. With the exception of the occasional Facebook post, there haven’t been any cries of Democrats discussing plans to flee to Canada, and it seems there just aren’t any zealous Democrats running to Planned Parenthood for an abortion with bong and Sierra Club membership in hand. As Republicans look down upon their Democratic opposition from a self-assumed “pedestal of victory,” it’s important to keep in mind exactly what was accomplished. Yes, most of the Americans who voted in the midterm election chose Republicans. But as any
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Bipartisanship: It may be for wimps and Communists, but it certainly isn’t for Republicans. Just days after gaining control of the House and severely cutting the Democratic majority in the Senate, Republican leaders have proven loathe to consider cooperation. Rep. Eric Cantor has said the question is not whether Obama is willing to work with Republicans but, “Are we willing to work with him?” Score one for progress.
Republicans: The conservative “tide” so many had been talking about came to pass on Tuesday, when Republicans swept control of the House of Representatives by gaining more than 60 seats, the largest single party swing in more than 60 years. Republican officials are now setting their sights on balancing the national budget by cutting further stimulus spending and repealing last year’s health-care bill.
World’s mean age: Eugenie Blanchard, a French-Caribbean woman widely considered to be the world’s oldest person, died last Thursday at the robust age of 114. There is another woman, Antisa Khvichava of the Republic of Georgia, who claims to be 130 years old, though her age cannot be accurately determined. Unconfirmed reports say Methuselah remains duly unimpressed.
Monies for nunneries: The School Sisters of Notre Dame, a group of nuns, recently sold an extremely rare T206 Honus Wagner baseball card for $262,900. There are only 50 to 60 of this card in existence and a same card in nearmint condition sold for $2.8 million in 2007. $220,000 of the winning bid will be paid to the nuns. Habits and crucifixes for everyone.
Punctual iPhone users: Due to a glitch in the iPhone’s alarm clock application, the phone will not automatically recognize the national switch to the daylight saving time. Apple CEO Steve Jobs was reluctant to comment on the issue, saying anyone who woke up late as a result was simply not sleeping right to begin with.
People sick of cilantro: Trader Joe’s has announced a recall of some products containing cilantro after concerns the herb may be infected with salmonella. Affected items include cilantro dressing, spicy peanut vinaigrette and cilantro pecan dip. It’s pretty clear they made the right decision to recall these products; I feel ill just thinking about them.
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political science major will tell you, presidential elections have a much higher turnout than midterms, so let’s not get too carried away about how well Republicans will do in the future. There are still many people out there who are apathetic now, but will tune in when the real race begins for the White House. Republicans will have to find a way to make those voters sympathetic toward their ideology. Secondly, Republicans took back the weaker chamber of Congress. The House, being based on proportional representation, was outlined to have less power, so as to appease the small states into feeling some comfort with the blueprint of Congress during the drafting of the U.S. Constitution. Nonetheless, a victory is a victory for Republicans, so here’s to you on that one, weaker house or not. Third, and going along with the first point, Republicans had better remember the Democrats’ base. While often unreliable and disorganized, young voters are highly anxious to be a part of something revolutionary (see 2008 presidential election). If Republicans can find a way to make something historic out of the 2012 presidential election, then they can significantly swing the youth against the Democrats. Remember, though, that young voters tend to be Democrats. Although many choose to classify themselves as “independent” so that they may be different for difference’s sake, they still largely vote blue. Young voters are a valuable foundation if a party can get their
support. In 2008, the youth vote accounted for 51 percent of the overall turnout. Don’t forget the minorities either. Often disregarded by Republicans, minority voters came out in larger numbers than ever when contributing to the overall voter total in 2008. Twenty-two percent of voters in 2008 were either Hispanic or black; put another black candidate on the ballot and it could be hard to steal that demographic away for the Republicans. To say that Republicans are truly “back with a vengeance” is a bit of an overstatement. The war is not over, Republicans; you’ve still got to do something this time. Now that you’ve got control of one chamber, you can’t just sit back and filibuster every bill and delay progress any more. It may sound weird, but you’ve actually got to contribute to the political process in a meaningful way this go around. While respects must be paid to the brilliant political strategy that got you here — the ol’ “don’t agree on anything so that the opposition comes off as a tyrannical majority” ploy — you still have to come through this time. You sat on the bench and allowed Democrats to bargain and deal with one another to force their agenda through, but now it’s time to take the field and see if you can actually work cohesively together. That is, of course, assuming that Republicans want to actually achieve something in the next two years, other than winning elections and doing nothing positive during terms.
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event from her sister, Judith Willett, and traveled from San Diego to honor her family in the procession. She and her sister created an altar that represented all of their family who had passed, particularly their mother and father, Beiser said. “My children are going to come later in the day and there are probably a few things here even they haven’t heard. We tried to put a lot of stories and history into the altar,” Willett said. Nicole Zwickl attended the procession to watch her niece in the parade, as well as honor her grandfather with an altar her family had prepared. “I like all the activities they have for the kids. It is very inviting and everyone here is so friendly,” Zwickl said. Stories That Soar, a Tucson literacy and performing arts program, teamed up with Tucson Circus Arts to perform original stories written by children about their experiences with death as the final activity before the procession.
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Angels on stilts from Tucson Circus Arts led the children, bearing their personalized wings, on a procession around the downtown public square to the finale performance. The procession attracted hundreds of people, including passersby like Ron Koeppel. Koeppel said he saw a flyer for the event that morning and decided to stop by. “I just think that this is a great way to honor the dead and acknowledge death,” Koeppel said. The altars were on display until 11 p.m. for public viewing. “The Personal Altars Vigil is a very good reminder of mortality and the fact that we all live and we all die,” Sanders said. The Davis’ said that many people had come up to their altar and asked about it. “It’s a way to heal. People who come to the procession see our altar and ask about Drew and it helps,” Davis said, “When you get to start talking about it, it gets a little easier.”
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Kathy Davis puts the finishing touches on the altar dedicated to her son, Drew, at the Personal Altar Vigil at Armory Park on Saturday. This is Davis’ third year attending the event.
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Law college fraudster vacations at Knott’s Berry Farm
A University of Arizona purchasing card was issued to the James E. Rogers College of Law on Oct. 30. The card number was then used to make two fraudulent online purchases totaling $281 and $327 at Knott’s Berry Farm in California. A UAPD officer went to the College of Law on suspected fraudulent charges on Tuesday. Chase Bank has been advised of the fraud and cancelled the card, and workers said the card gets used so frequently that it is hard to see where the number got stolen. There are no leads as to who committed the fraud.
‘You don’t want to piss me off!’
UAPD officers responded to the women’s locker room of the Student Recreation Center where a man had walked in and refused to leave. He rushed quickly past security saying, “I’m with construction.” The police were told the man had slapped a woman on the buttocks in the women’s locker room. On surveillance video, he stood next to the girl while she placed her purse in a locker, shut the door and said, “You got caught, girlfriend.” The student identified the man in the video as the one who had assaulted her. She rushed out of the room when she felt “violated and shocked” by the unwelcomed touching before she reported the incident to employees and began her exercise bike workout. She noticed the man was working out as well and chose to end her workout. When employees tried to remove the man from the locker room, he responded “You don’t want to piss me off!” Officers searched the locker room and found the man hiding in the showers alone. They announced “Police” and directed the man to exit the shower. The man feigned deafness, pointing to his ear as if he couldn’t hear and refused to speak. After police told him they knew he could speak, he began answering questions, but only if looking directly at officers, saying he was a lip reader. The man was placed under arrest by the officers. The man had been flagged by police as mentally unstable in previous incidents and issued him a six-month exclusionary order after his meeting with police.
Narcotics, condoms and cologne
Officers reported to Park Avenue and Sixth Street on Nov. 1 at 11:14 p.m. after a community service officer saw two men running away from Tyndall Avenue Parking Garage. The officer noticed the smell of marijuana at the scene. One man wearing dark clothing and a black backpack ran down Sixth Street, then through Life Science South and Bio Sciences West buildings. After two verbal warnings to stop running, the man stopped. The black backpack the man had been wearing earlier was found in the bed of a UA service truck and half of a metal grinder was found in the entryway of lot 5078. The backpack contained a pill bottle full of 2.5 grams of a substance that looked like marijuana, three Magnum condoms in gold wrappers, a quarter-full bottle of Givenchy cologne, a half-full Dasani water bottle, rolling papers, a bamboo cigarette roller and an HBI humidifier. A baggie left at the parking garage seemed to have marijuana left inside. The man was arrested and booked into Pima County Jail. The baggie found on top of Tyndall Avenue Parking Garage, the half-metal grinder, and the backpack’s contents were entered as evidence.
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Wildcats exposed in loss to Stanford
Offense, defense not as good as we thought
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Stanford running back Anthony Wilkerson, 32, tries to evade Arizona’s Shaquille Richardson, 5, in the second quarter at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, Calif., on Saturday. Stanford turned Arizona on its side in the 42-17 loss.
Run out of Luck
Inability to stop Stanford offense dooms Arizona, Rose Bowl chances By Nicole Dimtsios ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT STANFORD, Calif. — On the first play of the fourth quarter, the Arizona Wildcats were faced with a fourthand-four at Stanford’s 5-yard line. Quarterback Nick Foles’ pass was deflected and hit the ground, well short of intended receiver Juron Criner. That’s the kind of night the thenNo. 15 Wildcats had in their 42-17 loss to No. 13 Stanford. “(We) didn’t execute real well overall,” said co-offensive coordinator Seth Littrell. “It obviously showed on the scoreboard. Dropping balls, quarterback getting hit, not making great decisions there a couple of times. When you do that against a good football team it’s going to magnify a little bit and show even more.” The return of quarterback Nick
Foles from a right kneecap dislocation was highly anticipated, but turned out to be highly disappointing. Foles finished with 248 yards, one touchdown and one interception. The offense lacked rhythm in the first half of the game, stalling on nearly every drive, thanks to dropped balls and penalties. Missed opportunities were the theme of the night for Arizona (72, 4-2 Pacific 10 Conference), who had three drives stall inside the red zone early in the game. “You’ve got to finish drives, and that’s what we really didn’t do well tonight,” Littrell said. “I thought we moved the ball well inside the 20s (yard lines) but couldn’t finish the drives.” Arizona threatened to score at the end of the first half, but an intentional grounding penalty pushed the Wildcats FOOTBALL, page 10
Arizona 17 Stanford (8-1) Arizona (7-2)
Score by quarter 1 2 3 7 14 14 0 3 7 Players of the game
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Stanford Andrew Luck (QB): 23-for-32, 293 yards, 2 touchdowns Stepfan Taylor (RB): 19 carries for 82 yards, 4 touchdowns Arizona Juron Criner (WR): 9 catches for 98 yards, 1 touchdown; 3 carries for 50 yards Keola Antolin (RB): 16 carries for 86 yards, 1 touchdown
Wildcats struggle to find continuity in scrimmage By Vincent Ballistreri ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT
W-Hoops impresses in exhibition By Alex Williams ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT
W-HOOPS, page 8
KOSCH, page 10
Hoops not quite ready
Offense firing on all cylinders The Arizona women’s basketball team made a statement on Sunday with a 109-62 win over Western State College: the Wildcats can’t wait to show off their new offense in a game that counts in the standings. “Offensively, it went real good tonight,” said sophomore guard Davellyn Whyte after scoring 28 points on 10-of-17 shooting. “When teams play a zone, it’s hard because we have shooters on the outside. Then if they guard (the shooters), then the inside’s open. We just got inside tonight after we started shooting.” Arizona’s new up-tempo offense was in full display against Western State, and junior guard Shanita Arnold, a transfer from Arkansas in her first year at Arizona, was leading the attack. “With this team, you’ve got to know when to push it and when to slow it down,” Arnold said. “We’ve just got to know when to push the tempo and when to pull it back.” Getting a feel for which tempo to use might take a while with
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STANFORD, Calif. — In a matchup between a top-10 offense and a top-10 defense, something had to give. The Wildcats defense gave. In a matchup between two top 15 teams nationally — each with 7-1 overall records and 4-1 records in the Pacific 10 Conference — vying for a spot in the Rose Bowl, someone had to lose. The Wildcats didn’t just lose, they had their hearts ripped out. The defense that had been praised throughout the season for its dominance and athleticism was annihilated by Stanford and their all-world quarterback Andrew Luck. Nick Foles, making his first start since coming back from a knee injury, looked like he was making the first start of his career. The Wildcats and Cardinal squared off in a game that pitted two teams that were suffering through the lowest of the lows just a few years ago before making leaps forward in the past few seasons, but Stanford showed it was much closer to being “there” than its counterpart from Tucson. In the bigger picture, though, Arizona didn’t just drop to third place in the Pac-10 and lose any
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Sophomore Derrick Williams goes up with authority in Arizona’s 70-59 win over Augustana College yesterday at McKale Center. Despite the win, the Wildcats admitted after the game that there is room for improvement as the team gets closer to the start of the regular season.
Arizona head basketball coach Sean Miller said he wasn’t going to talk about the real negatives or the real positives in last night’s 70-59 exhibition win against Augustana College. But there were certainly plenty of both, and it wasn’t always pretty. “We weren’t able to break it open because we weren’t shooting,” Miller said. “We were either throwing the ball to them or out of bounds.” Though Arizona struggled to get a good rhythm throughout the game, players were just happy to get back to playing against someone other than themselves. “I thought we did all right, but we could have done better,” said sophomore forward Derrick Williams. “It’s been a long time since we actually played somebody. It was an exhibition game, but at the same time it was better than practicing against ourselves.” Arizona never trailed in the game but allowed their Division-II opponent to stick around throughout the game. Each time it appeared the Wildcats could blow the game open, a turnover or missed shot enabled the Vikings to stay in the game. Though Miller wasn’t particularly pleased with poor free throw shooting (22-for-35) and turnovers (15), he gave Augustana credit for the game being close throughout. “They provided us with what we wanted them to do,” he said. “They’re well coached, disciplined team with a couple of guards who could play in a lot of Division-I programs. “We chose to play a team that executed, and we knew the way they screened it would be a good test for us, and they were.” One of those guards was sophomore guard Cameron McCaffrey who led the way for the Vikings with 20 points. Arizona’s aggression allowed it to reach the foul line, but the end result wasn’t always there — the HOOPS, page 8
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Difficult season ends in back-to-back home losses By Michael Fitzsimmons ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT
Arizona soccer’s attempt to end its season on a high note fell short this weekend when the Wildcats lost 1-0 against UCLA on Friday night, and 5-0 to No. 17 Southern California on Sunday. It looked like the Wildcats might take the match from the Bruins on Friday, playing to a scoreless tie into the last 10 minutes of regulation. In the 84th minute, UCLA (12-7-1, 5-4 Pacific 10 Conference) dashed Arizona’s shot at its second conference win when junior Sydney Leroux sent the game winner into the back of the net. “We played a quality game, but had one lapse late in the game that cost us,” head coach Lisa Oyen said. “We had quite a few chances in the first half, we just were unable to connect.” The Wildcats (5-13-2, 1-8) said goodbye to their three seniors before playing the Trojans on Sunday. Macke Mutz, Becky Barry and Alex Davis joined their families on the field before playing in front of the Arizona faithful one last time. “There are so many memories,” Mutz said. “We’ve been through a lot in the five years, and you just see how much you grow and realize how many friends you made.” Unfortunately, Arizona couldn’t bid their seniors adieu with a win after falling behind quickly to the Trojans (12-5-3, 5-3-1). The Wildcats had their backs against the wall early after USC
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Becky Barry, 24, kicks the ball upfield in Arizona’s 1-0 loss to UCLA on Friday at Mulcahy Soccer Stadium. The Wildcats closed the season on a five-game losing streak to finish 5-13-2 and 1-8 in the Pacific 10 Conference.
scored two goals within the first five minutes of the match. Arizona trailed 5-0 at the end of the first half in what was ultimately too big a deficit to overcome. “We let down defensively, and we were just very complacent early on. We had a very tough time doing what we’ve done well all season, and it wasn’t until halftime where we had a chance to regroup,” Oyen said. “To go down by that sort of goal deficit and come back would have been very difficult.” With the 2010 season over, Arizona can close the book on its first year in the process of rebuilding the program.
Inconsistency was the word that followed the Wildcats during the season, and look no further than this weekend’s losses to see the fluctuation in their play on the field. For Oyen, she knows that a team of 12 inexperienced freshmen will return in 2011 having taken the bumps and bruises of collegiate soccer, and will be stronger because of it. “It’s always difficult to see the bigger picture after a loss like this in the last game,” Oyen said. “I think having an entire season under the belt now, we know where we need to go, and the players understand the level of training we need day in and day out.”
Davellyn Whyte explodes for 28 in win
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two first-year guards running the offense, but Arizona head coach Niya Butts said that she needs her guards to cut down on turnovers. “You’re gonna get some turnovers when you play as fast as we’re trying to play,” Butts said. “But when you’re passing the ball, and it goes out of bounds, or dribble it off your foot, those are unforced errors, and we’ve got to clean those up.” Arizona turned the ball over 25 times in its final tune up before the regular season — which tips off on Friday — but Butts said that 15 of those were the type that she can live with. The 49-point disparity between the two teams might give the impression that the Wildcats were dominant, but Butts isn’t happy with what Arizona is doing on defense.
Jones struggles in debut as starting point guard
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Wildcats missed 13 free throws. “We got there 35 times, which is good. What scares you is if you shoot 6 or 8 free throws,” Miller said. “We have to shoot a higher percentage, throughout the game when you struggle that much from the line and you’re
Natyazhko to return from concussion this week
Sean Miller said it as a joke, but maybe it should be considered. “Helmets are optional in practice,” he said, sparking a laugh among the media after Arizona’s lackluster exhibition win against Augustana College. TheWildcats never quite threw a final blow against the Division-II school from South Dakota, which is odd because they certainly know how to throw down in practice. UA center Kyryl Natyazhko missed the game after suffering from a concussion last week during practice. Miller expects him to be cleared over the next couple days by team doctors, who require concussed athletes to pass a memory-based test after sitting out for seven days. Ask Kevin Parrom about the test: It took the UA wing “two to three times” to pass after he suffered a concussion in practice from falling on his head earlier this preseason. “The first day when I came back I was lost,”said Parrom, who scored 2 points in 7 minutes of action last night. “The next day I did better and came back.” In more noticeable bang-ups, Derrick Williams played with a black eye after getting head-butted by Kyle Fogg in practice on Thursday when both went up for a rebound. Williams said his eye was much more swollen a few days ago. Yesterday it just looked like mascara. When asked about the team’s bumps and bruises from Miller’s hard practices, Solomon Hill checked out his muscles and joked, “we’re all bigger.” Miller said: “Like any athlete who sustains a concussion, you have to move through the right progression and we support that progression 100 percent. We don’t want to rush anyone back.” — Bryan Roy
getting fouled that much, it starts to work against you, and it did.” Arizona’s two most popular players had very different nights. The reigning Pacific 10 Conference Freshman of the Year, Derrick Williams, led the way with 19 points and six rebounds. Meanwhile, UA point guard Momo Jones struggled in his new role as the team’s floor general. He went 0-for-6 from the floor and 0-for-3 from beyond the arc with only one assist. Luckily for Jones, it was only an exhibition game and he has a week to prepare for the season opener this Sunday against Idaho State. “(Jones) was our team’s most improved player a year ago,” Miller said. “He’s playing more under control, last year he learned and improved, I hope he doesn’t go for 0-for-6 every night, tonight wasn’t his night, but it was a great learning experience for him.” After its subpar showing, Arizona has one week to break down film and fine tune its performance. “I think we’re ready to play,” Miller said. “I’m glad we have a week. I think the week will serve us well.”
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Icecats get offensive Hockey lights up the net with 17 goals on 42 shots in two games a goal in each game. The Icecats will host Colorado State next weekDespite scoring 17 goals in end for a two-game series a weekend sweep of Weber and Golembiewski said it State in their home-opening will be essential to be precise series, the No. 23 Icecats still with the puck. The team will have four days of practice to see room for improvement. Arizona opened the series get ready. “This will be our first full with a 10-2 win on Friday night week of practice all and then won 7-2 year, so we absolutethe next night. The ly are going to be Icecats combined working on shootfor 98 shots in the ing, shooting and two games, somemore shooting,” he thing the team will said. “We’re hopfocus on in the coming that we will be ing week, according to head coach Leo Jordan Schupan able to do something with the addGolembiewski . Senior forward ed practice because “We have to Colorado State is goshoot better,” Golembiewski said on ing to bring a lot to the table.” Weber State only fired off Saturday night. “We didn’t transition well in the first 42 shots in the series, and two periods tonight, and our Golembiewski said he felt shooting was abysmal all goaltenders David Herman weekend long. We attempted and Steven Sisler didn’t get 30 shots going into the second true tests, but that the coming period tonight and only 15 or weeks will bring tougher tests against stronger opponents. something were on net.” Sisler, a freshman, had 20 Senior forward Jordan Schupan had a hat trick Friday saves to earn his second win night and added two more on of the season in game two. It Saturday. Sophomore forward was his first home game with Jared Lowell had the assists the team. “I wasn’t really happy with for both of his goals and also how I played, but I was happy scored three series. Co-captain forward Brian with the way my team did,” Slugocki , a sophomore, add- Sisler said. “It was awesome with all the fans and stuff. I’m ed three goals in the series. Golembiewski was happy not used to that at all.” Herman had 18 saves in to see the third line produce. Freshman Eric Watters scored game one to improve to 3-0.
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Senior Whitney Dosty skies for a spike in Arizona’s 3-1 win over Oregon State on Saturday. The No. 23 Wildcats swept the Oregon schools for the second time this season and firmly reasserted themselves in the Pacific 10 Conference champsionship picture.
fracture in her ankle, but Rubio called this her best weekend since the injury. He attributed it to getting a few days off after beating ASU last Friday. After Arizona took down the Ducks, Oregon State (8-19, 1-12) was the next hurdle for the Wildcats. Arizona won in four sets, but the Wildcats looked to be on their way to another sweep before Oregon State started playing better in sets three and four. Rubio
wasn’t happy with how the match with the Beavers went. “We won, but I would have hoped that we were past what we showed tonight,” Rubio said. “We should be prepared to win in the third (set), but we just aren’t mature enough right now.” Arizona continues the season this weekend when it travels to Los Angeles to take on Southern California and UCLA. Both are ranked in the top 10 of the AVCA Coaches’ Poll.
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Wildcats no match for physical Cardinal
out of field goal range and forced a punt. The Wildcats didn’t cross the goal line until late in the third quarter, and when they began to mount a comeback, the defense could not hold off the Stanford offense. Even when the offense showed some life in the second half, the defense had no answers for Stanford. “To see the offense get going and then us come out, let them drive down the field and score, it’s extremely frustrating because it needs to be a team effort against teams like this, against teams of this caliber,” said linebacker Paul Vassallo. “We didn’t hold up our end tonight.” On the contrary, Stanford (8-1, 5-1 Pac-10) quarterback Andrew Luck could do no wrong. In a performance that Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh called “Peyton Manning-like,” the redshirt sophomore completed 23-of-32 passes and threw for two touchdowns.
“He’s just a great player. He’s very, very good,” said Arizona head coach Mike Stoops. “I don’t think there’s any question about his status, his demeanor, his poise, his accuracy, he’s a very polished player for this young.” The nation’s 10th ranked defense — which allowed an average 287 yards per game coming into the matchup with the Cardinal — let Stanford gain 510 yards, with most of them coming rather easily. Running back Stepfan Taylor recorded four touchdowns, all short running plays from within the 5-yard line. Arizona was the stingiest defense in the Pac-10 before the game, but gave up six touchdowns. “It’s disappointing because we know we’re way better than what we displayed on the field,” said cornerback Robert Golden.
STATISTICAL COMPARISON Stanford Arizona 64% 2 37:03 510
Third down conversions Sacks Time of possession Total yards
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realistic hope of reaching the Rose Bowl on Saturday, it was exposed. And it’s our fault. The media, the fans and the alumni all watched in awe as the Wildcats sprinted out to a 7-1 record to start the season. We all thought that Arizona was good enough to make it to the Rose Bowl for the first time in school history. But while the Wildcats are good, they aren’t good enough yet. We all thought that Foles was going to go down as the best quarterback in Arizona history. Foles is a good quarterback with tremendous potential and NFL-chances, but we failed to realize that through seven games played he has just 10 touchdown passes and six interceptions. He was outclassed by Luck. We all thought that head coach Mike Stoops would be the man to take Arizona to the promise land. What he’s done up until this point with the program is remarkable, but the team has shown too many flaws this season to enter elite status. He was outcoached by Stanford’s Jim Harbaugh. We all thought that cornerback Trevin Wade would be the rock that carried the defense this season. He has disappeared this year on the field and hasn’t taken the step we all expected him to before
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ly calibrated combinations of four to six growth factors, Bhatia said. By tweaking the formula, the team was able to produce different types of blood cells, he said. For example, when they left out the protein called erythropoietin, the skin cells generated neutrophils and macrophages â€” types of white blood cell used by the immune system. They also tested the cells in mice to see if they would generate cancer. They did not. But it is not yet clear whether the blood cells generated directly from skin will pose safety concerns of their own. Bhatia said he is seeking research partners to study the risks associated with the new technique and to determine if it works at the â€œindustrial levelsâ€? suitable for generating the large numbers of blood cells a patient might need.
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