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Police prepare for possible riots BY HANNAH PLOTKIN The Daily Wildcat
After the Arizona men’s basketball team lost the NCAA Championship game in 2001, hundreds of fans poured onto Fourth Avenue, chanting “U of A.” The crowd grew violent, broke shop windows, overturned cars and set fire to buildings and a trailer. The riots, following the April 2, 2001 NCAA Championship game
against Duke University, resulted in massive property damage and 17 arrests and left more than 40 people injured. With this year’s possibility of the first championship run for the Wildcats since 2001, local law enforcement is bearing down. The Tucson Police Department and the University of Arizona Police Department are taking steps to prevent possible riots during the NCAA Championships this year.
New ASUA president talks next year’s plans
M. Scot Skinner, a former reporter for the Arizona Daily Star, was on Fourth Avenue the night of the riots in 2001. He drove to Fourth Avenue after hearing about the riots on the nightly news. Skinner said he could see the fires burning from his house on the west side of Tucson. Skinner recalled that when the unruly fans began to form a mob, many police officers left and the lack of police presence allowed
the destruction to escalate. “The reason why [police] left was to get into their outfits, into their riot gear,” Skinner said. “That was when most of the damage happened.” Skinner arrived after most of the rioters had dispersed. Upon arrival he saw a nearly abandoned street and a line of police officers in full riot gear approaching him. “Somebody yelled at me, one
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Since becoming president-elect of the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, Issac Ortega, a business economics junior, said he has already started preparing to take on his responsibilities as president. Ortega will be inaugurated May 1 and receive a stipend of $6,000 for the 2014-15 school year. The Daily Wildcat spoke with Ortega to find out what issues he will be focusing on during his presidency.
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Daily Wildcat: What was your reaction when you found out that you were going to be ASUA president? Ortega: I almost can’t remember those 10 to 15 seconds when it actually happened. I just remember hugging my closest friends and being so grateful that they were there. … They carried me through the last few hours when I was dead tired. … It was absolutely amazing. The next few thoughts I had after that were, ‘I can’t let them down. No matter what happens, I can’t let them down.’ … I actually forever feel in debt to the students who voted for me and put me in this position. I’m going to make sure that I don’t waste it.
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EMANUEL RICHARDSON, assistant head coach, and Arizona junior guard Nick Johnson walk off the court after Arizona’s 84-61 victory against Gonzaga in round three of the NCAA Tournament in San Diego, Calif., on Sunday. Arizona men’s basketball advances to the Sweet Sixteen in Anaheim, Calif.
What happened over break: Gas leak, tuition proposals and more BY ETHAN MCSWEENEY AND JAZMINE FOSTER-HALL
Students were vacationing on the beach or relaxing at home for spring break, but the news didn’t stop for the UA. Here’s what you may have missed: A natural gas leak occurred in the area of Cherry Avenue and First Street on Thursday. Traffic was closed to Cherry between First and Second Streets as Southwest Gas worked to fix the problem. Gas was turned off for the St. Thomas More Catholic Newman Center, Delta Delta Delta, Sigma Kappa, Delta Tau Delta and Gamma Phi Beta. The leak was fixed at approximately 3:30 p.m, at which time the streets were reopened and the buildings had gas restored.
The three state universities officially submitted their tuition proposals to the Arizona Board of Regents on March 14. The proposal for UA includes a 2 percent tuition increase for current in-state students and a 5 percent increase for current out-of-state students. The proposal also lists a four-year plan for incoming students with a set tuition rate for all four years. The set tuition rate would be 6 percent above the current rate, and current students would be given the option to choose this plan if they felt it would be more cost effective. The tuition rate would be reset for each incoming freshman class. UA doctor Suzanne Sisley had thought that House Bill 2333 might provide funding for her to conduct studies on whether marijuana could be used to treat patients with post-traumatic stress disorder. This study would be the first of its kind, and is something Sisley has been working on for years. However,
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So, your platform is you want to commit to campus families and the community. How do you plan to fulfill these goals? We’re going to go out to very important student groups that sometimes, in the past, have been kind of neglected in some way or another. That includes student media, it includes Residence Life … things like Career Services or the Think Tank, and we’re going to start to get student feedback.
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MATCH DAY, a national event when medical students across the country find out where they will complete their residency program, took place at the UA on Friday. More than 100 students attended the event and received their residency assignments for after graduation.
Sen. Kimberly Yee (R-Phoenix) decided not to give a hearing to the Housepassed bill, which would provide funding for research into the uses of medical marijuana, with the money coming from state fees on medical marijuana use and sale. Without support from the bill, Sisley will need to find another source of funding.
UA holds Match Day for medical students
The UA College of Medicine — Tucson and the UA College of Medicine — Phoenix held their Match Day on Friday. At Match Day, more than 100 medical students set to graduate in May learned where they will complete their residency training program.
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HOROSCOPES Today’s Birthday (03/24/14): Talk about what you love this year. Keep building communications skills; greatest personal and professional gains come from expressing passion. Fun with kids, family, friends and teams grows your heart and community. Home beautification over springtime sets the stage for a boost in your fortunes after August. Fertile creativity overflows into autumn. Grow your image and brand after October. Follow joy. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. Aries (March 21-April 19) — Today is a 7 — A group decision provides an opportunity. Consider it, without taking action yet. Look at all options. A rise in status or pay is possible. Clarify your dream, map out a plan, and prepare your move. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Plan your next trip, but don’t go yet. Handle responsibilities, make preparations, pay bills and repair equipment. Delegate or complete obligations. Verify reservations. Dream about the upcoming adventure. Determine intended outcomes and priorities. Get your gear together.
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JIM MOFHITZ PREPARES small parts of clocks during the Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair in his tent exhibiting his Humorous Clocks on Sunday. Mofhitz has been making clocks for 33 years and has participated in the Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair on and off for 30 years.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Aim high and rely on partners, especially to navigate breakdowns smoothly. Delegate more this week. Streamline a work routine. Postpone relaxing in luxury. The more energy you put in, the more benefits appear. Your credit rating’s rising.
IN HISTORY 1765
Parliament passed the Quartering Act, which required Americans to house British soldiers.
Unlike other skin burns, sunburns aren’t immediately apparent. Redness develops three to five hours after exposure to the sun.
Elvis Presley was inducted into the U.S. Army. He was one of the most well-known names in entertainment to be drafted.
The peak of a sunburn is 12-24 hours after being in the sun. It fades over 72 hours.
The closer to the equator, the higher the risk of getting sunburned.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was born.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization launched air strikes against Yugoslavia, marking the first time that NATO attacked a sovereign country.
There’s no known treatment to completely heal a sunburn, just things to relieve discomfort.
Aloe vera gel is the best thing to use on a sunburn because it’s cooling and antibacterial.
What did you do over spring break?
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Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 7 — The tide shifts in an unexpected direction today. Get family to help. Give everyone a chance to voice their opinion. Have what you need delivered. Increase efficiency, and consider all possibilities. Look for the fun side. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Don’t show unfinished work to a critic. Irritations and breakdowns at home could throw you off your stride. Schedule carefully. Remain gracious, especially around those lacking manners. Nip disagreements in the bud. Map out a dream privately. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 6 — Adapt to changes with flexibility and optimism. Reassure a loved one with your wry sense of humor. Opportunities and new ideas hide in the chaos of fears about the future. Recognize lurking shadows and banish them with light.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — Determine priorities to fulfill a personal dream. Use more imagination than money. Act from wisdom, not impulse. Sell stuff or get it appraised. Clean up messes. Test ideas in private before going public. Let the family help.
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Why did you decide to come to UA? For the environmental program. I heard it’s good and the landscape fits it. I also had to get out of my hometown.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — You don’t have to pay for everything. Streamline a routine. You’re a lucky winner. Wait to see what develops. Don’t make outrageous promises. No fair cheating. In other words, don’t take big actions. Sit quietly and appreciate.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Give yourself permission to dream about money. How much would you like to make? Check out an interesting suggestion. Expand your heart. Clean up messes. Finish up old business. Test your hypothesis. Don’t take anything for granted.
Where are you from? Wyoming.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 6 — Resist the temptation to deplete shared resources. Follow an expert’s plans. Work closely with your partner. Ride the wave, without testing physical limitations. Anticipate controversy and head it off with clarification. Don’t react without thinking. Send someone ahead.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 7 — Get your team moving. Schedule carefully to fit it all in. Stop worrying... meditate or go for a walk for some peace. Others ask your advice. There may be institutions or health issues involved. Friends are with you.
I went backpacking at Fossil Creek. I thought it was going to be all desert, but it was an hour away from Flagstaff, so it was colder than I thought. Have you ever been backpacking before? No. I would go again though.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 6 — Keep increasing your understanding, or you can just rely on faith to pull you through. Avoid a disagreement about priorities by clarifying them early on. Invite participation. Friends and associates get behind your dream.
Are you ready for classes to start again? Definitely not.
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constantly trains its Mobile Field Force One unit to work in crowded venues and deal with riots. Dugan said the training is FROM PAGE 1 not a reaction to past riots, but that TPD of the cops, ‘Turn around, go in the other has intensified some training to prepare for direction,’” Skinner said. “So I turned the NCAA Tournament. around and went in the other direction, “We’re not expecting anything to and then they shot me.” happen,” Dugan said. “But if anything does Police shot Skinner in the calf with either happen we want units out there that are a rubber bullet or a wooden dowel, two trained and ready to handle what could of the non-lethal weapons used by police happen if crowds get unruly.” officers that night. They also used stun TPD officers who will be on patrol grenades and modified shotguns that fired the night of the cloth bean bags filled with Championship will use pellets. tactics to prevent mobs Somebody yelled Skinner said that the from forming, including at me, one of late arrival of police left stopping large groups of the cops ... so I dozens of those who had people from assembling not been in involved in turned around and keeping spectators the riots injured, mostly moving. and went in the merchants and witnesses “[Officers] are definitely other direction, waiting for help from law prepared for anything,” and then they enforcement. He said Dugan said, “and they shot me. that many people were are not going to tolerate — M. Scot Skinner, unable to understand people doing anything former reporter for the police commands, which but having fun out there.” Arizona Daily Star were projected through a Dugan said there will megaphone, to disperse. be approximately 300 The injured included Jeff Knepper, a then- uniformed TPD personnel in the university freshman at the UA who lost an eye when area the night of the championship game, he was struck in the face by a bean bag. which is scheduled for April 6 in Arlington, With these events and other instances Texas. TPD expects assistance from UAPD, of riots surrounding past NCAA as well as from the Arizona Department of Championships in mind, TPD is making Public Safety and the Pima County Sheriff ’s preparations to deal with potential Department. violent situations. Sgt. Pete Dugan, TPD UAPD is meeting today to discuss public information officer, said that TPD safety strategies to ensure security on
WILDCAT FANS RIOT ON FOURTH AVENUE after the Arizona Wildcats lost 82-72 to Duke University in the National Championship in 2001. Local police departments are preparing for the possibility that the Wildcats will make the Championship game again this year.
campus. Sgt. Filbert Barrera, UAPD public information officer, said the goal is to keep students protected and prevent possible injury. UAPD Police Commander Brian Seastone said UAPD hopes to work with other groups on campus to ensure the celebrations for the basketball games go
smoothly, win or lose. “We are planning for the Final Four and National Championship,” Seastone said. “Not necessarily riots; we’re planning for a good, peaceful celebration.” — Follow Hannah Plotkin @HannahPlotkin
Spring may bring drought to Arizona
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And then we’re going to be able to hopefully work with the Daily Wildcat or KAMP Radio to add media outlets at the same time to let students know that this is what we’re doing. As far as the community, I recently spoke with a director inside the [Office of] Early Academic Outreach inside the Dean of Students Office, and they got funding for this new program called Pave the Way. … It’s supposed to create this kind of college-going mentality within high schools. Tucson hasn’t necessarily in the past had the greatest college-going mentality, which kind of hits like a soft spot in my heart because I come from one of those high schools, Pueblo High School in the south side, and I really want to get behind it. And I think if we start building those relationships now with those high schools, it’s going to eventually grow into higher retention. The last thing that I’m also working on … is diversity inside ASUA, what we claimed it to be in the past, where it stands now and what we want to see it be in the future. We’re going to take this summer and really hammer out those details. … In the past … and it’s not a secret, I don’t think — there hasn’t been a strong connection between the cultural centers and ASUA and all the resources that we have. … So I’m going to hire my executive director for diversity and between me and whoever that person is, we’re going to go to the cultural centers, and between the coordinators and the very involved students that are there, we’re going to start to build a new kind of diversity.
the snow sites in the Verde and Salt River basin are nearly bereft of snow. Since the area doesn’t see many more storms once it It snowed hard all winter in the Rocky hits mid-March, there isn’t much more of a Mountains, and come spring that’s always chance for a rebound, Smith said. been a sign that once that huge snowpack Since 2000, the Colorado River basin area melts, the Colorado River will tumble has been experiencing the worst drought mightily with a greater bounty of water to of the century. So far, Colorado River water keep the Southwest viable. users have not had to decrease the amount Well, not so fast. of water they’ve been receiving because of “It may be a better-than-average reservoirs like Lake Mead and Lake Powell, snowpack, but depending on what the which were full when the drought began. weather does, it could not snow any more or Today, they are about half full. get hot very quickly and evaporate the water The agricultural industry and farmers — instead of having it flow into the Colorado the major users of Colorado water — would River basin,” said Mitch be the most affected by the Basefsky, a spokesman for shortage. Since they have We’ve had the Central Arizona Project, a lower priority level than pretty good the agency that manages other water consumers, such Colorado River flow into as municipal suppliers and precipitation, Pinal, Maricopa and Pima tribal claimants, about 60 but it was counties. percent of the water supply warm. As Basefsky pointed out, that agriculture normally has — Greg Smith, the snow season in the access to could no longer be senior hydrologist Rockies lasts through April, available to them, depending so it will still be a number of on decisions about how weeks before it is possible to allotments might be affected. measure the effects of the overall snow melt “A shortage is going to be significantly from the winter season. serious,” Basefsky said of the continuing “The concern is that it’s been pretty mild drought and the looming cutbacks. “Our the last month. We’ve had pretty good progress of building up a bank of stored CAP precipitation, but it was warm,” said Greg water would stop.” Smith, the senior hydrologist at the Colorado The water bank was set up in order to take River Basin Forecast Center. on excess CAP water. Excess water is water The Green River basin area in Wyoming, that a customer has a long-term contract for Utah and Colorado has a significant but hasn’t placed an order for. snowpack, the third-highest on record for “We’ve been preparing for shortage for this time of the year, Smith said, but Arizona a long time by recharging water and giving is a different story. grant funding toward conservation project, “Arizona is kind of a disaster,” Smith said. so we feel like we’ve had a good handle on For most of the winter, many of the storms the shortage,” Busefsky said. “But we can’t have been staying north of the state, and help the impact it will have.” BY KAYLA S. SAMOY
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ISSAC ORTEGA, newly elected president of ASUA for the 2014-2015 school year, has goals to create diversity within ASUA and connect with students.
Council and I was like, “Those kids look like they’re having fun … and that’s part of student government and that sounds important, maybe I’ll try it out.” It was honestly on a whim and I was lucky enough to get probably one of the most amazing opportunities. … It was like a growing love for this thing [ASUA]. What do you plan to do to help be a student voice during tuition-setting? We’re coming into a really interesting time because we do have a small [tuition] hike … and then this next year something in the proposal for our UA tuition is to implement the whole guaranteed tuition thing that [ASUA President] Morgan Abraham has been fighting for, as well as [UA President Ann Weaver] Hart’s now on board with it. … I think that Morgan’s going to finish out this year and hopefully I’ll be able to help him in his last steps with setting tuition … but I think it’s time to start looking for something bigger.
Why did you choose to become involved in ASUA? I did New Start. … I remember the thing my peer adviser kept telling me, or stressing to all of us was, “Break out of your shell. You’re going to love this university, you just have to put yourself out there and do something you really care about.” And I was kind of lost — like most freshmen, I think — and they were showing a presentation and they were like, “OK these are the things you can get involved in,” and ASUA popped up and it was Freshman Class
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UA tours are reminder to enjoy college life BY brittany rudolph The Daily Wildcat
nlike many of my friends, I did not spend my spring break lying on the beach in Mexico or tanning in California. Instead, I took a more boring route — I joined my family on tours of the Arizona universities. My younger sister is a junior in high school, and she’ll soon have to make her biggest decision yet: where to go to college. Walking through different schools and seeing them from the viewpoint of a prospective student was strange. I couldn’t help but laugh a bit when I saw visitors’ jaws drop at things like dorm rooms and dining halls. As current students, we get so caught up in our classes and work that we lose our sense of wonder at the world around us. Taking a college tour while already attending college may sound a little too silly, but there’s something to be said for appreciating the little things about university life. Next time a tour circles by you on the UA Mall, don’t roll your eyes at the overwhelmed students and parents — try to be more like them. We’ve all seen the groups of anxious high school students nervously trekking through the Student Union Memorial Center. They’re amazed by the prospect of free movies at Gallagher Theater and easy access to Chick-fil-A. Visions of meal plans dance in their heads. The places we see every day are not ordinary to them, but foreign and extraordinary. Lunch in the student union seems almost as glamorous as dinner atop the Eiffel Tower. There’s something oddly poignant about the embarrassed enthusiasm on the high schoolers’ faces. They’re interested, but they try to play it cool. They want to stick by their parents, but they don’t want to stand too close. Despite their best efforts, they can’t completely hide their emotions. From what I’ve seen, prospective students are usually very excited to see what the UA has to offer. Current students tend to see things a little differently. I sometimes find myself so busy with classes and extracurricular activities that college seems more of a burden than a privilege. It’s a shame. We may not have time to value every little detail about school, but we should still try to be enthusiastic in general about the opportunities we have here. As the end of the spring semester approaches and final exams loom on the horizon, feeling jaded and overwhelmed is easy. We may be stressed out, but we owe it to ourselves to make the most of our education. When you see things as if you’re viewing them for the first time, you remember how lucky you are to be in your current situation. Collegiate catastrophes, like midterms and papers, seem less insurmountable. You may even notice lesser-known campus gems, like the garden area outside the Forbes building. I’ve found doing everything the guide talks about during a tour is easier said than done. However, we current students should still do our best to take advantage of everything we can. We don’t need to join all 600 clubs and organizations, but we should still see the value in trying something new. As I took tours with my sister, I even found myself interested by the amenities and information given by the guides. In short, I was 17 again. Just call me Zac Efron. At the end of the day, your college experience is what you make of it. Remaining as positive and excited as you were as an incoming freshman can make even the worst days — the ones they don’t tell you about on tours — more pleasant. You don’t necessarily need to tag along with the next tour group you see rounding the corner in the student union, but you may want to remember what made you come here in the first place. Take a minute to reconnect with your 17-year-old self. You may be stressed out of your mind right now, but you’re more independent than you’ve ever been before. That’s pretty incredible. — Brittany Rudolph is a sophomore studying English and art history. Follow her @DailyWildcat.
Online bios replace résumés BY Mackenzie Brown The Daily Wildcat
ith the rapid shift to digitize just about everything, from college applications to coursework, it’s about time to update the wellworn and seemingly trite résumé. The résumé is often replaced by something we’re familiar with in the age of social media: the bio. Much more attention-grabbing than the simple facts on a résumé, the bio is to employers what the personal statement is to a college admissions office. It allows employers to know exactly who they’re hiring by giving them a brief insight into your personality. Résumés just list off qualifications: Previous experience, suitable references and usually vague descriptions of personal traits one desperately hopes an employer will appreciate buried somewhere in there. I’d rather not count the number of times I’ve included organized and self-motivated on my list of skills. To employers looking for the optimal candidate for a position, those words are completely
empty. Boring résumés usually get buried in a rejection stack, so how does a bio really make you stand out? Thanks to sites like LinkedIn and Readyforce, it’s incredibly easy for college grads to make connections with potential employers looking for creative, innovative people. LinkedIn makes it easy to upload employment history, qualifications and testimonials from colleagues, clients and employers. Snappy bios make you stand out to employers browsing your page, and a well-rounded LinkedIn profile can give you a competitive edge. According to bluebugle.org, Commpro, a marketing and communications company found that 98 percent of employers use LinkedIn, and an average recruiter has about 600 connections. Meanwhile, with Readyforce, grads can use social media to their advantage: Video clips and personal statements are tangible examples of the work they can accomplish for their future employers. Instead of a résumé, social media compiles all of your skills into a single, easy-tonavigate page that’s vastly more interesting. By building your profile to highlight your specific qualifications and showcase
your accomplishments and connections, it becomes far easier to show yourself off to companies who might overlook your talents otherwise. In January 2013, Vala Afshar, the CMO and Chief Customary Officer of wireless networking provider Enterasays Networking, tweeted that he would be hiring a new social marketer. The caveat? No paper résumés. The social marketer would be hired via Twitter and receive a six-figure salary. And that’s just one way employers and applicants can come together to size each other up; there are also sites dedicated to showcasing the technical skills of applicants, especially for computer science majors looking to show off their coding ability. One of these, Readyforce’s new site called HackerHub, facilitates hackathons, mass programming events where students test their problem-solving knowledge and collaborate with one another, and publishes amateur-created opensource content. Obviously HackerHub isn’t for everyone, but the bio certainly is. In the same way HackerHub showcases raw ability, the bio is the perfect digital alternative to anything you could include in a résumé. According to techcrunch.
com, Readyforce has employed interviewers to do webcam conversations with applicants to construct 20-minute videos that can be edited down to three minutes of highlights that exhibit knowledge, articulation and how hireable you are. Potential employers are not going to spend massive amounts of time trying to work out what the phrase “teamoriented” or “able to achieve goals” mean, but a short clip of you discussing your passions, ideas and personal goals might be that extra information that gets you hired. There’s a vast new hiring frontier for both employers and applicants to bypass generic hiring techniques. Specific qualifications showcased by the application of skills and presentation of the applicant’s personality are eliminating the need for facts listed out on paper. It’s time to set ourselves apart from the stack and utilize the full potential of social media. The online bio provides us with greater opportunity to make ourselves desirable to future employers, so down with the résumé once and for all. — Mackenzie Brown is a prephysiology freshman. Follow her @mac_brown01
Pulse of the Pac Columnists from the Pac-12 write about South African KFC commercials and LGBT equality From “There’s a difference between entitled and racist” by Fletcher Bailey Black people love fried chicken. E! News has released an article reporting concerns of racism regarding a KFC advertisement from South Africa that’s causing domestic outrage. The ad depicts a young black girl finding cultural refuge in a Bangkok KFC restaurant. Backlash from the ad seems to be the result of a hyper-sensitive generation of controversy-seekers and a recently entitled subset of African-Americans. We, as African Americans, must stop victimizing ourselves. ... First and foremost, this ad is entirely South African. I would urge my fellow Americans of all races to refrain from being so vain as to think that the entire globe operates along the American social construct. As for the African American population retaliating against those responsible for the
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From “LGBT community: time to take a stand” by Georgie Zamantakis Within the past few months, progression, regression and stagnation occurred within Utah’s LGBT community, as marriage equality was legalized and then put on stay. [Senate Bill] 100, seeking to amend the state’s non-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation and gender identity, was placed under a moratorium and then, recently, was read in the Senate Rules Committee.
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POLICE BEAT BY ELIZABETH EATON The Daily Wildcat
Three UA students were cited for possession of marijuana at 11 p.m. in the Sixth Street Parking Garage on March 6. One of the students was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. After receiving a tip, two University of Arizona Police Department officers arrived at the parking garage to investigate possible marijuana use. They discovered three students hiding behind a dumpster with a strong smell of marijuana around them. When asked what they were doing, the students refused to respond. An officer noticed a plastic Skippy peanut butter jar on the ground, and asked what was in it. Once again, the students didn’t respond. At this point, another officer arrived on the scene. He reported that as he walked toward the parking garage, he had seen a plastic baggie falling through the air. The officer had opened the bag, discovered it contained marijuana and a pipe, and joined the other officers in the garage. Two of the three students admitted to smoking marijuana, but one claimed that the pipe in question was not the one they’d been smoking from, and his was darker in color. A second student claimed that he did not see who tossed the pipe off the garage but said it was not him. He did admit that all three of them had been smoking from that particular pipe. An officer noticed a bulge in the pocket of the third student, who refused a search and claimed to not have been smoking marijuana. The officer then asked the third student to stick out his tongue, which he did, and noticed that it was covered in a green frothy film, a condition known as “cottonmouth,” which sometimes results after marijuana use. The officers then investigated the suspicious peanut butter jar and found it contained 1.6 grams of marijuana, a grinder and a lighter. The three students were then cited and released for possession of marijuana. The student who had admitted to smoking from the pipe but did not know who threw it over the edge of the garage was cited and released for possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Living the Space Race through art BY Chelsey Wade The Daily Wildcat
Robert T. McCall’s images of exploration have appeared on everything from puzzles and postage stamps to murals and the poster for “2001: A Space Odyssey,” and his work is now on display at the University of Arizona Museum of Art as part of the “An Unfolding Legacy” exhibit. An artist for Life magazine, McCall painted space-themed art for 60 years and also worked for NASA to artistically represent the Space Race. The combination of archival material from McCall’s life, his art and a display of what inspired him makes this current exhibit unique to the UA Museum of Art. The exhibit looks to give viewers a clearer perspective of McCall by presenting science-driven moments that inspired him to create his images. “We have his archival material; we have his sketchbooks, supply bags, work apron, the camera he carried around with him, which provide these
The museum is nestled on campus indicators of who he was,” said Jill McCleary, the archivist at the museum by the Center for Creative Photography and the Arizona Repertory Theatre, on and organizer of the McCall exhibit. The small but emblematic North Olive Road. “The museum’s roots can be traced collection on display includes seven paintings, two watercolor sketches, his to the first-known reference to an art NASA badge and the mission patch gallery on campus, which was under he designed for astronauts of the first the football stadium and run by the art department,” McCleary said. Columbia Space Shuttle. Through this exhibit of programs “Robert McCall’s Universe” is on display as part of the “An Unfolding and displays, the museum celebrates the influence of Legacy” exhibit at donors over the years the museum. The IF YOU GO to help establish it as rotating exhibition WHAT: “Robert home to the worldpulls art from its McCall’s Universe” class collection it vault, some of WHERE: University of hosts today. “An which is on display Arizona Museum of Art WHEN: March-July Unfolding Legacy” for the first time in 2014 showcases works over 10 years. from its permanent McCleary said collection, with the “An Unfolding Legacy” is an opportunity to celebrate current selection displayed from the the history of some of the archival work 200 McCall art pieces donated to the that has been donated to the museum. UA Archive of Visual Arts. McCleary said that McCall’s This will be the second time McCall’s work is featured in a major exhibition collection of both archives and art in the museum, the first time being in were the first substantial contributions to be accepted by the UA Museum of 2008.
‘Divergent’ promises an entertaining series BY Alex Guyton
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There’s a new challenger in the ring of bestselling-young-adult-novel film adaptations. Joining the ranks of the “Harry Potter”, “Twilight” and “Hunger Games” series, while landing somewhere in the middle of these three, is “Divergent.” Led by the consistently great Shailene Woodley, “Divergent” is an entertaining, if not a very even, premiere of a new series with promise. “Divergent” is based on Veronica Roth’s 2011 novel of the same name. In both the film and the book, citizens of a futuristic, dystopian Chicago are divided into five different factions: Abnegation (selfless), Amity (peaceful), Candor (honest), Erudite (intelligent) and Dauntless (brave). Your faction determines what occupation you have
for the rest of your life. Every child belongs to their parents’ faction until they turn 16 years old. On that day, they take an aptitude test where they’re hooked up to a machine that reads their personality, kind of like if Aldous Huxley crafted the Sorting Hat in “Harry Potter.” This test tells them which faction they’re best suited for, and then they must decide whether to stay with their parents’ faction or blaze their own trail. As you can see, there’s a fair amount of world building, and those unfamiliar with the books may need some time to get the lay of the land. Of course our protagonist, the soft-spoken Beatrice (Shailene Woodley), is the exception to all of these rules. She hails from Abnegation, but her aptitude test tells her she has a personality fit for not only Abnegation, but also for Erudite and Dauntless. People who have an aptitude for more than one faction are
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Apollo Soyuz Linkup is one of American artist Robert McCall’s paintings currently on exhibit at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. The painting was created in 1974.
Art, and helped to start the archive of visual arts. “I think it’s incredibly important to understand the backstory of artists,” McCleary said, “what inspired them — it gives a greater appreciation of their
known as divergents. They are considered a glitch in the perfect matrix of social hierarchy and predestination. On choosing day, Beatrice abandons the faction she was raised in and chooses Dauntless, which is essentially a standing army that’s tasked with protecting the city. For the most part, they actually just do a lot of really cool-looking parkour. Beatrice, who gives herself the name Tris, must now learn to navigate and survive her new faction, members of which live and train in a subterranean barracks. Everyone’s all a bit cartoonishly macho, making the ascension of our young protagonist all the more impressive. Woodley, as usual, is stellar. Much like Jennifer Lawrence, she’s an incredibly likeable young female lead. She has an unadorned beauty, which is a concept that flies in the face of the many Hollywood actresses whose looks are almost alien. Woodley’s Tris, like most of Woodleys’ characters, is steeped in straightforward honesty. Joining Woodley is Theo James as the enigmatic Four, the instructor of the new Dauntless initiates. He does “hardened leader” pretty well and then he eventually softens up. A criminally underused Kate Winslet also appears in the film. She plays Jeanine Matthews, the leader of Erudite faction. She fully believes in the stringent nature of the
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faction system, spouting clichéd lines about how human nature needs to be controlled. For an antagonist, she doesn’t get a whole lot of screen time, which may be a good thing, since her character feels so canned and onedimensional. What really got me on board with this film was the third act. After all of the exposition and Tris developing, the film delivers. The hints of conflict and conspiracy that it had sprinkled throughout eventually explode. There are enough harrowing moments and twists to make for some good cinema. Have we reached carrying capacity for these dystopian young adult fantasy films yet? There are certainly similar motifs between “Divergent” and “The Hunger Games.” However, distributor Lionsgate has already greenlit the sequel “Insurgent,” and I can say that, largely due to Woodley’s efforts in “Divergent,” I will not dread watching the sequel.
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No. 21 Arizona gymnastics finished second in Session II and in sixth place overall at the Pac-12 Championships on Saturday in Berkeley, Calif., with a score of 196.250. “I’m very pleased with it,” head coach Bill Ryden said. “It was a conservative start on bars, but the team certainly did not let it get them down, and we just kept fighting.” Sophomore Shelby Edwards led the Gymcats with a score of 9.825 on bars, while sophomore Lexi Mills led with a 9.875 on beam, tying her career high. On floor, junior Kristin Klarenbach scored a 9.900, which was her eighth score of 9.900 or better on the season. “It is our best road performance of the year so far, so it is a great springboard into the postseason,” Ryden said. Finishing off on vault, the Gymcats scored a seasonhigh 49.425. Junior Allison Flores, Edwards and freshman Mackenzie Valentin all scored career highs of 9.950, 9.950 and 9.900, respectively. Their scores earned Flores and Edwards the Pac-12 vault title in a four-way tie. “We haven’t had a conference champion in the program in many years, so congratulations to both of them,” Ryden said. “It is great for them and great for the program.” The Gymcats started off spring break with senior night as they took first place in their final home meet against No. 25 BYU, Texas Woman’s and Bridgeport on March 15. After the meet’s results, Ryden held a ceremony honoring seniors Shana Sangston, Barbara Donaldson and Ali Stakem. “It’s a really exciting day overall,” Klarenbach said. savannah douglas/The Daily Wildcat “We go to lunch and dress the Senior all-around Shana Sangton performs seniors up and parade them her floor routine during Arizona’s victory against around and make them feel Texas Woman’s, BYU and Bridgeport on March that they are appreciated for 15 in McKale Center. Senior gymnasts were all that they have done for us.” acknowledged and given framed Gymcat leotards at Sangston earned a total the meet in honor of senior night. of more than 1,110 points in her career and participated in every meet since the beginning of her collegiate career. “I think it is crazy and that is not what I expected coming in,” Sangston said. “Being needed for every meet is an amazing feeling and I am happy that I could do that for the team.” Leading the Gymcats in the meet were Flores, who earned a 39.225 in the all-around competition for first place, and Klarenbach, who scored a 9.950, tying her career high on her floor routine for the second consecutive week. The Gymcats also defeated Air Force in Colorado Springs, Colo., 195.775195.300 on March 17, in their last meet of the regular season. Opening the meet, the Gymcats scored a 49.025 on bars, led by freshman Selynna FelixTerrazas with a score of 9.875. Moving on to vault, the Gymcats set the bar high with a 49.375. However, on floor, the team scored 48.225, a season low. Finishing out the meet on beam, the Gymcats scored a 49.150 to secure the victory. The Gymcats competed in three meets in eight days over the break and finished on a positive note with the season-high score on vault. “It’s been hard, and they have handled it without complaint,” Ryden said. “The emotion of the senior meet and the immediate turnaround to the elevation of Colorado … and then to come back to the conference championships meet was the best of the three. We have been waiting to put a good all-around meet all year, so this one was the best so far.” — Follow Matt Wall @mwall20
The Arizona women’s swimming and diving team collected a few top-three finishes before taking eighth place overall in the NCAA Championships, which were held last week at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Led by All-Americans senior Margo Geer and sophomore Bonnie Brandon, the Wildcats amassed 156 points at the competition, which was won by Georgia for the second straight year. Geer made a statement during prelims for the 100-yard freestyle. The senior surged across the water to touch the wall in 47 seconds flat, making her the third-fastest woman ever in the event. During the final, Geer finished first with a time of 47.10, holding off Olympic medalists Lia Neal and Missy Franklin to defend her national title in the event. Geer also took third in the 50y freestyle. Despite missing multiple events due to illness, sophomore Bonnie Brandon grinded her way to a fifth place finish in the 500y freestyle with a time of 4:36.91. Brandon also swam in several relay events.
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was a little jittery and that sort of got [the whole team] a little jittery last game. I think he was more ready to play tonight, and he definitely had a big game for us.” Hollis-Jefferson said that McConnell never fails to get the team hyped up in the right situations. Sophomore center Kaleb Tarczewski said McConnell is one of Arizona’s quintessential on-court leaders. “T.J. is our floor general,” Tarczewski said. “When he’s playing well, everyone is playing well. … When he’s at his best, our team is at our best, and he was at his best tonight.” When asked about his performance after Sunday’s game, McConnell passed the recognition to his teammates and said that all of the credit goes to them. “They made me look good,” McConnell said. On Sunday, the Wildcats took advantage of 21 turnovers by the Bulldogs, scoring 31 points off of them. Arizona managed to cut its turnover total from Friday in half and only committed six, leading to two points for Gonzaga, and allowing the Wildcats to take better control of the game. “The turnovers ignited our transition, and we’re always at our best when we can use our defense,” head coach Sean Miller said. “Tonight we scored as many points in that area as we have all season long.” REBECCA MARIE SASNETT/The Daily Wildcat
Arizona junior guard T.J. McConnell (4) steals the ball from Gonzaga junior guard Kevin Pangos during Arizona’s 84-61 victory against Gonzaga in round three of the NCAA Tournament at Viejas Arena in San Diego, Calif., on Sunday.
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The Wildcats’ best relay of the meet Schoettmer and senior Ashley Evans came on the last night of competition. took second in the “B” final of the They took second in the 400y freestyle 400y medley relay. The next night saw relay with the team of Geer, Brandon, Arizona finish third in the “B” final of senior Alana Pazevic and senior the 200y medley relay, with Pazevic, S c h o e t t m e r, Grace Finnegan Evans and Geer touching the wall touching in in 3:10.99. 1:37.39. During On the the final night opening night Margo Geer of competition, of the meet, Schoettmer the team of Year/ position secured a sr. freestyle Geer, Pazevic, f o u r t h p l a c e Finnegan and Major business finish in the “B” senior Taylor management final of the 200y Schick raced to breaststroke. a seventh-place hometown Milford center, With the finish in the 200y Ohio conclusion of freestyle relay, Height the women’s clocking in at 6’ swimming 1:28.11. 2013-14 stats and diving Finishing seasons, Wildcat in 15:56.38, 100 free NCAA champion swimming is freshman Tjasa 50 free NCAA third place down to its last Oder endured meet. the 1650y The men’s teams will head to freestyle to earn sixth place along with her first All-American nod. Her Austin, Texas, on Thursday for the time was the second fastest in school NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships. history in the event. Arizona also had some strong performances in “B” group races. — Follow Mark Armao On Thursday night, the team of @MarkArmao Brandon, Geer, sophomore Emma
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No. 1-seed Arizona’s defense stymies Gonzaga 84-61 to reach the UA’s 16th Sweet Sixteen and fourth in six years both players contributed 18 points. Gordon also made a big contribution on defense and had SAN DIEGO — Placed high on four steals. As a team, Arizona picked the wall in the Arizona locker room was a sign that read “Defense Wins.” Gonzaga’s (29-7) pocket 15 times Minutes after No. 1-seeded — an NCAA Tournament record — Arizona’s 84-61 win against and forced it to turn the ball over a No. 8-seeded Gonzaga in the total of 21 times. “No question we didn’t catch NCAA Tournament, energy and excitement filled the locker room. Gonzaga on their best night,” head The Wildcats advanced to their coach Sean Miller said. “If we played this game over again I don’t second straight Sweet Sixteen. “It’s fun to be out there,” think they would turn the ball over sophomore center Kaleb [as much].” With every turnover, blocked Tarczewski said. “You just want to shot and fast break alley-oop, the smile. It feels good.” From the opening tip of Arizona’s energy inside Viejas Arena seem Round of 32 NCAA Tournament to rise. The 11,504 in attendance — game, the Wildcats (32-4) used their mostly Arizona fans — rarely had an opportunity to relentless defense rest their legs or to take charge Defense wins catch their breath. and never let the championships, “ T h a t ’ s Bulldogs back into and we’re going basketball for you,” the game. Hollis-Jefferson In the first 8:09 of to keep playing said. “Playing fastthe game, Arizona’s defense. paced, pushing it, defense forced — Rondae Hollisseeing your guy in six turnovers and Jefferson, freshman transition, looking scored 10 points off forward for the open guy those turnovers to cutting down the take a 22-11 lead. middle and then From that point on the Wildcats’ defensive didn’t boom, dunk, there you go. That’s stop, and leading that charge was what we live for.” Arizona scored 31 of its 84 total non-starter and freshman forward points off of turnovers. It forced Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. “That’s what I live for,” Hollis- a turnover every 8.3 Bulldog Jefferson said, “to come out, play possessions. When Gonzaga attempted to hard and give the team a spark.” The freshman filled the stat line. slow down the pace, it gave the Hollis-Jefferson finished the game ball to 7-foot-1 sophomore center with 18 points, five rebounds, five Przemek Karnowski, but the assists and four blocks and was a Wildcats double-teamed him. The Bulldogs didn’t even have a perfect 8-8 from the free throw line. Right there with him was fellow chance to get the ball into the low freshman forward Aaron Gordon; post. As soon as they reached halfBY LUKE DELLA
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MEN’S GOLF TAKES THIRD AT ASU TOURNEY
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AFTER RECOVERING AN offensive rebound, Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon dunks the ball during Arizona’s 84-61 victory against Gonzaga in round three of the NCAA Tournament at Viejas Arena in San Diego, Cali. on Sunday. Arizona advances to the Sweet Sixteen in Anaheim, Cali.
court an Arizona defender met them to mess up the tempo. “They rushed us,” Gonzaga sophomore guard Kyle Dranginis said. “We couldn’t get into our rhythm.” The Wildcats will play San Diego State in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night in Anaheim, Calif. That same defensive energy will be traveling with them to Southern
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California, said Hollis-Jefferson. “As I’ve said before, we take pride in defense,” Hollis-Jefferson said. “Defense wins championships, and we’re going to keep playing defense.”
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ARIZONA CELEBRATES Hallie Wilson’s bases-loaded walk-off grand slam as the No. 7 Wildcats beat the Oregon State Beavers 9-0 in five innings on Saturday at Hillenbrand Stadium. The Wildcats have won four straight games since getting swept at UCLA.
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Spring break is usually a time for students to relax, but not for the Arizona softball team. The Wildcats played a total of seven games over the break, including opening Pac-12 Conference play. Arizona (27-6, 2-3 Pac-12) most recently took the field Sunday at Hillenbrand Stadium in the second game of a threegame series against the Oregon State Beavers. The Wildcats used a five-run first inning to lead to the 13-1 five-inning victory in the team’s conference homeopening series. Redshirt junior shortstop Kellie Fox continued her seasonlong offensive outburst by hitting a two-run home run in the second inning. On the year Fox has a team-high 12 homers and 44 runs batted in. Three other Arizona hitters joined Fox in the power surge by launching home runs of their own on Sunday. Headlining
the group was freshman third to zero runs. Perhaps the most baseman Katiyana Mauga, who frustrating part of the sweep for hit two home runs in the ball head coach Mike Candrea was game to go along with three runs when the Wildcats gave up five runs to UCLA in the seventh batted in. The win Sunday marks the inning of the second game. In between third time this the two weekend season Arizona series, the Wildcats has had a winning traveled to Las streak of at least Vegas to take on four games. The the UNLV Rebels longest winning in a two-game streak of the season series. Arizona is 10 games. took both games However, the in close fashion, break did not outscoring the consist solely Rebels by only 10of winning. The KELLIE FOX 7. Wildcats traveled to Looking forward, Los Angeles to take the Wildcats play on then No. 3 UCLA for a three-game series March Oregon State again at noon at Hillenbrand to conclude the 15-17 and lost all three games. Arizona was outscored 11- three-game series before hitting 4 over the three-game series, the road again to take on ASU on with all four runs coming in the Friday. second game. The other games in the series marked the third and fourth games all season in — Follow Roberto Payne which the Wildcats were held @HouseofPayne555
SAN DIEGO — Despite a few minor bumps in the road, Arizona won its first two NCAA tournament games and earned its 16th Sweet Sixteen after defeating Gonzaga on Sunday in the Round of 32. While the top-seeded Wildcats controlled the pace of the 84-61 victory over the Bulldogs, that was not the case on Friday against Weber State, when the UA looked like a completely different team. On Friday, Arizona fell into an early seven-point deficit and allowed WSU to claw its way back over the final 10 minutes — seeing it tighten what was at first a 21-point deficit to nine. “No one knows more than I do how bad I struggled against Weber State,” junior point guard T.J. McConnell said. “Coach [Sean] Miller and I had a talk and my teammates told me to go out there and play like I can. … That’s what I did.” After failing to score a single point in Friday’s contest, McConnell scored 12 points on Sunday. In the first game of his first career NCAA Tournament appearance, McConnell shot 0-for-4 from the floor and turned the ball over twice as Arizona struggled to secure a respectable win over a No. 16 seed. However, against Gonzaga, McConnell sunk three of his four attempts from beyond the arc, was 4-for-8 from the field overall, dished out a game-high six assists and added three steals in the 23-point triumph. “I just think we got all of the jitters out,” freshman forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson said. “T.J.
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