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STUDY BUDDIES After alcohol and marijuana, Adderall has the highest abuse rate of any substance among UA students; most use it to help with academics
BY ETHAN MCSWEENEY The Daily Wildcat
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ack*, a UA physics sophomore, knocked on a door, which was opened to reveal a cramped and dimly lit dorm room. Michael*, a fine arts freshman, led him through his room, movie posters filling the walls and bottles of alcohol scattered throughout. Michael opened a desk drawer and produced a prescription bottle filled with orange capsules. “I just need two,” Jack said. He had a midterm coming up and said he needed something extra to help him study. Michael then placed two capsules into a Ziploc bag and handed it to Jack. On the capsules, in black script, was written: ADDERALL XR 20 mg. Michael has a prescription for Adderall to treat his Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and he sells extra pills on the side at $5 each. Michael has cycled through some 20 different ADHD medications by doctors since he was diagnosed with the disorder at the age of 7. About a year and a half ago, his doctor prescribed him Adderall for the first time. Adderall is an amphetamine commonly prescribed to ADHD patients to help improve their concentration. Some students use Adderall without a prescription as a way to boost their academic performance, especially when they feel they’re falling behind, said Lynn Reyes, an alcohol and other drug prevention specialist with Campus Health Service. “They’re in trouble; finals are coming up,” Reyes said. “So they think, ‘I’ve got to pull an all-nighter. I’m going to try some Adderall.’” Adderall use is not an uncommon part of the college experience, with 31 percent of four-year students reporting having taken the drug without a prescription at some point, according to a 2012 study in the Journal of American College Health. In the annual Health and Wellness Survey conducted by Campus Health in 2013, 6.6 percent of UA students admitted to using Adderall or similar ADHD medications without a prescription in the past 30 days, and 13 percent said that they had used it the past year. The only substances with higher abuse rates among UA students are alcohol and marijuana, Reyes said. Unlike alcohol and marijuana, recreational use of Adderall is not nearly as common. The study in JACH showed that about 75 percent or more of college students who use Adderall use it to help them academically. Adderall is a stimulant, not unlike coffee, said Keith Boesen, director of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center. “We use caffeine to wake ourselves up and help us concentrate,” Boesen said. “Adderall takes that to the next level.” Prescribing a stimulant to those with ADHD may seem like a puzzling choice, but the stimulation from Adderall actually has a calming effect on people with ADHD.
of UA students used Adderall in the past 30 days without a prescription* of UA students used Adderall in the past year without a prescription* of college students are offered Adderall at some point**
it?’” Michael said. He receives a package from home once a month containing his prescription, which consists of 30 pills, one for each day of the month. The pills he doesn’t take, he sells — to friends, acquaintances and even strangers. “For me, it’s not like I need it every day to function. Some people need it to function,” he said. He doesn’t take his daily pill on the weekends when he drinks because the two don’t mix well, and on some days he wakes up and doesn’t feel he needs to take it. Slowly, a surplus accumulates, and he has enough to begin selling. After he started selling to his friends, they began referring others to him. He estimates that during finals week last semester he made about $250 from selling his Adderall. Michael said that he knows what he is doing is illegal. Adderall is classified by the Food and Drug Administration as a Schedule II controlled substance, which *From UA Campus Health Service’s 2013 Health and Wellness Survey indicates it carries a high risk for abuse, and places it in the **From 2012 study in the Journal of American College Health same category as cocaine and methamphetamine. “It helps people working with those parts of the brain The UA Student Code of Conduct to focus and be able to pay attention, particularly in prohibits the unauthorized use, sale, possession or school, where we find a lot of the early diagnoses [of distribution of any controlled substance. ADHD],” Reyes said. Under Arizona state law, Adderall as an amphetamine This makes the drug appealing to college students is considered a dangerous drug, and possessing a looking for something to help them concentrate or dangerous drug is a Class 4 felony. The sale or transfer of stay awake. a dangerous drug is a Class 2 felony. Obtaining Adderall through Campus Health is not That section of the Code of Conduct covers many easy, Reyes said. While Campus Health will continue different drug offenses, said Kendal Washington White, to prescribe ADHD medications to students who have dean of students and assistant vice president for Student a prescription from a family doctor, it will never begin Affairs. prescriptions for students who simply walk in and say The Dean of Students Office does not track each they have ADHD. drug case it handles with the specificity necessary to “Campus Health does not start people on ADHD meds determine how many cases have involved Adderall, because we don’t have the staff to assess that particular according to White, but about 95 percent or more of disorder,” Reyes said. “So, what we do when someone those cases involve marijuana usage. feels that they need that, we give them referrals ... so that Most drug cases handled by the University of Arizona Police Department also involve marijuana usage, according to Brian Seastone, UAPD chief of police. Michael said that he takes steps to avoid getting caught. He doesn’t give out his name to strangers who are referred to him, and he trusts his friends to not give away his name. Amanda*, a film and television — Amanda*, freshman, is one of those friends. film and television freshman Amanda first tried Adderall last semester when finals week came around, taking three pills during the week to aid her studying. Now, she takes it every time she has to study for they get assessments.” a major test or when she has a paper due. Some students turn to friends, or friends of friends, to “I have a really, really hard time focusing on my work, get them Adderall instead. just in general,” she said, “so when I need to actually Michael’s doctor warned him before he went off to the focus, I take it.” UA to keep his Adderall safe, saying others would come Amanda said that she feels the Adderall does help her asking for it. perform better academically. A few months ago, in his first semester at the UA, “I definitely would not have been as prepared Michael’s friends learned of his Adderall prescription, for my exams [without Adderall],” she said. “I can and asked if he would consider selling it. He went online guarantee that.” and researched the price of Adderall and discovered that he could make some extra money off of his prescription. ADDERALL, 3 “I thought, ‘I have surplus, so why don’t I profit from
of college students try Adderall at some point**
I definitely would not have been as prepared for my exams [without Adderall]. I can guarantee that.
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ODDS & ENDS
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Today’s Birthday (03/25/14). Develop your arts this year to profit, as your grow clear, precise communication skills. Nurture creative passions for yourself and others. A spring cleaning beautifies your home for social fun. Play with children of all ages. Jupiter enters Leo (8/1), for greater career opportunities, ease and enjoyment. Talk about what you love and want. Aim for bliss. 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 6 — Postpone a financial discussion. Focus on your next gig. Clarify issues first. It takes extra patience. Some things get lost forever. Your team is inspirational over the next two days. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 6 — Someone needs to take responsibility. Grow your own courage and leadership. You’re attracting the attention of an important person. Watch out for hasty accidents. Advise a radical to calm down. Take it slow, inexpensive and easy. GRACE PIERSON/THE DAILY WILDCAT
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 6 — Concentrate on your studies for the next two days. Refuse to be suppressed. Start planning a vacation. Turn down an expensive invitation. Travel is appealing, but not without peril. Proceed with caution. Work demands take priority.
KEVIN MAUERMAN (with poster), an ecology sophomore and Wildcat Events Board member, promotes Youtube personality Jenna Marbles on the UA Mall on Monday. Marbles will be visiting campus this Friday night.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 6 — New evidence threatens complacency. Make big changes today and tomorrow, but without spending money yet. Set long-term goals. Get a strong coach. Negotiate higher expenses with vendors and creditors. Apply yourself, and unblock the flow.
Kiana Ramirez political science sophomore
What did you do over spring break? I went to Cali, and I went to the beach to tan. I also went to Phoenix and went to the zoo. How do you feel about the UA being in the Sweet Sixteen? I’m excited! I watched the games this weekend and it was so great. If you could have any animal in the world, what would it be? A kangaroo, because it starts with a “K” like my
name. They’re so cute and they carry around their babies in a pouch. Do you have a favorite president? Yes, John F. Kennedy because he did so much and he’s handsome.
Who is your favorite character in “Frozen”? Olaf, of course. I mean, just look at those big eyes. He is so cute! — Compiled by Alicia Vega
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Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — Resist the impulse to be impetuous. Put energy into a team effort. Finances may displease you. Think twice before taking action. Get into a homebody phase today and tomorrow. Clean, scrub and putter. Don’t rush. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 7 — Postpone an adventure with friends. You find it easier to concentrate for the next few days. Finish an old job that requires study. Take it slow and guard your energy. Flow around obstacles like water. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Make preparations for the big job. There’s extra money available today and tomorrow. Flexibility with obstacles and grace around scheduling earns respect (and future business). Stick close to home. Get the rest and support you need.
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Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 5 — Focus on making money today and tomorrow. Don’t gamble; do more testing. Work out the details … commit time, energy and resources when you’re clear about it. Don’t talk back. Avoid an intense argument this way. Big wishes bring results. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Get into some fun with water. Be cautious with a new skill or tool. Prepare the garden to flourish. Bury the compost. Share expenses. Get ready to party. Let your sweetheart set the schedule.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — Get a physical workout. Your mind’s less on work and more on enlightenment over the next few days. Share results. Obstacles block the road. Respect your partner, and offer support. Postpone travel and entertainment spending.
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Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 6 — Keep a lid on distractions … especially expensive ones. You have extra confidence today and tomorrow. Personal matters demand attention. Effort at home pays off. Go slow and stay flexible. Follow the path of least resistance.
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Regents to hold public hearings over tuition BY ethan mCsweeney The Daily Wildcat
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Regent Dennis DeConcini and UA President Ann Weaver Hart will be present for the tuition hearing in Gallagher Theater tonight at 5 p.m.
The Arizona Board of Regents will hold tuition hearings across the state tonight as it prepares to set tuition rates for the next academic year. The hearings are set to occur simultaneously on the campuses of each of the state universities — the UA, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University — at 5 p.m. The UA hearing will take place at Gallagher Theater. A separate hearing will also occur at UA South in Sierra Vista. The hearings are meant to provide a public forum for feedback on the tuition proposals for each of the universities, according to Sarah Harper, director of public affairs for the board of regents. “Anybody in the community can attend these meetings,” Harper said. “That’s why they’re held statewide.” The state universities submitted their tuition proposals for the 20142015 academic year to the regents on March 14. The UA requested a tuition increase of 2 percent for in-state students and 5 percent for out-of-state students. Regents will be in attendance at each of the meetings across the state, according to Heather Lukach,
administrator of presidential events before the board of regents meeting and visitor services. Rick Myers, next week. The hearings will also be chairman of the board of regents, streamed over the Internet, Harper Regent Dennis DeConcini, Student said. In the proposal Hart submitted to Regent Valerie Hanna and UA President Ann Weaver Hart will be present for the the board, she said the reason for the hearing in Gallagher Theater, Lukach higher raise in out-of-state tuition is to match the rates of the UA’s peer in-state said. These public hearings on the institutions. “The increase in nonresident tuition proposals occur every year in conjunction with the tuition setting tuition is also predicated on the lack of additional support process, according from the state to to Harper. She IF YOU GO cover mandatory said the previous What: Arizona Board of cost increases,” hearings have been Regents Tuition Hearing Hart said. successful in giving Where: Gallagher Theater The UA also students, families When: Tonight, 5 p.m. Comments on the tuition proposed a and members of proposal can be sent to guaranteed tuition the community the email@example.com plan, modeled after opportunity to give NAU’s PLEDGE their input on what plan, which would the universities give students the same tuition rate have proposed. Tuition rates will be set by the for four years. The model would be board of regents at its next meeting, mandatory for incoming students on April 3 at the UA. Normally, public and transfer students and optional for comments occur at the beginning of current students. “The UA is working to create a means these meetings, but public comments regarding tuition are solicited to stabilize tuition costs for [students],” separately from meetings where tuition Hart said. rates are set, Harper said. For those unable to attend the hearings in person, comments can also be submitted online, to be shared — Follow Ethan McSweeney @ethanmcsweeney
Amanda said that she hasn’t felt any major side effects from using Adderall, from page 1 other than a bad headache. “A headache is kind of worth being able to Despite the idea that Adderall helps get everything done,” she said. students perform better, the study in JACH Like any drug, Adderall also carries the also suggests that nonmedical use of risk of dependency, Reyes said, but it’s not Adderall is associated with poorer academic something she sees often. performance. “The students that I see here just want a When doctors prescribe Adderall, it’s quick fix,” Reyes said. done with caution and fine-tuning to put Amanda said that one of her friends has the patient on the proper dosage, Boesen grown concerned about her Adderall use, said. When students get their Adderall from but she doesn’t feel dependent on it, and someone with a prescription, they often she plans to keep taking it as she needs it. don’t know how much they’re supposed Michael also finds no problem embracing to take or they add other the Adderall culture. The stimulants to it, such as opportunity to make energy drinks or coffee. MEDICATION DISPOSAL some extra money is all “It’s an incredible the incentive he needs. amount of stress on the Dispose-A-Med is program Recently, he’s started from the Pima County Health body,” Boesen said. “It’s selling edible marijuana Department that helps people this chemical stress that as well. to safely dispose of their keeps our body in fast Michael said that medications. The program forward and puts a great when he arrived at the prevents the potential diversion deal of stress on the heart.” UA last August, he had of prescription drugs. That stress can lead no idea he would be to overheating, seizures in the position he’s in and even heart attacks, now. Although sometimes he feels guilty Boesen said. about selling Adderall, he isn’t planning on “There’s this perception that if it’s a changing his lifestyle any time soon. prescription medication, it must be safe,” “I don’t think I feel guilty enough yet to Boesen said. “And it’s not. It’s only safe if stop,” he said. it’s taken appropriately.” Reyes said that the most common — Editor’s note: * denotes a name that has problems she sees with the misuse of been changed due to the sensitive nature of this Adderall are the negative short-term effects article. it has on students. The negative effects are — Jazmine Foster-Hall contributed reporting similar to that of drinking too much coffee, to this article. Reyes said. “You’re being overstimulated so you think, ‘That will really keep me awake,’” — Follow Ethan McSweeney Reyes said, “but overstimulation just makes @ethanmcsweeney people feel sick.”
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Skepticism aimed at GMOs not warranted BY jESUS lUNA TARAZON The Daily Wildcat
umanity’s advances in biotechnology are miraculous. Most people living in a developed country, whether they’re aware of it or not, are enjoying the fruits of modern science in numerous ways. We have longer, healthier lives and experience a relatively high standard of living. Despite this, there seems to be a crowd of people who always cause a ruckus about what scientists are doing. Particularly in the U.S., there are a multitude of conspiracy theories about what our government is supposedly doing to our food supply, especially in regards to GMOs. It’s fine to be skeptical, but trying to identify threats without first confirming that there’s something to be afraid of is pointless. GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, seem to stir up all sorts of powerful, sometimes rabid emotional responses (often in the form of a rant in written in all capitals, riddled with bad grammar and inflammatory language). I’ve seen all sorts of crazy posts like this on Internet forums and social media sites, often with a very smug attitude behind them: I only eat organic, the rest of you sheep can keep eating your cancerveggies! Or I see pictures of lab mice with apparently GMO-induced tumors or lesions, which are never labeled, accredited to anyone or even linked to a source. One oppositional argument posed by GMO Awareness is that “the very process of genetic engineering — the random insertion of a gene into the genome — causes disruptions in many enzymes that perform basic metabolic work.” The underlying message on all these forums is always the same: GMOs are evil, malicious poison and they must be stopped. Not surprisingly, the prime suspect behind such concerns is none other than ignorance, with misinformation as its accomplice. Hearsay is often repeated as though it were fact. This pattern produces comment threads about how our corn and our chickens are going to kill us unless they’re grown in someone’s backyard, with zero chemicals and lots of love. So let’s get this straight: What are GMOs, exactly? According to an article from the World Health Organization, “Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can be defined as organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally.” Presumably, what people freak out about is that last phrase: “that does not occur naturally.” What do scientists do to our food? Why do they do it? I couldn’t possibly go into all their methods in this short column, but genetic engineering can entail processes such as selective breeding, which has been going on for centuries, or more advanced methods, like extracting DNA from similar plant types and using it to generate more desirable traits in a given crop. When you do some simple research, GMOs sound less and less sinister. Agricultural scientists aren’t injecting your potatoes with rat poison and radioactive waste, they’re creating hybrids with different plants to produce a stronger, more fruitful crop that yields more food and possibly even requires less water or nutrients to grow. Agricultural scientists aren’t just throwing ideas at a wall and seeing what sticks; lots of hard work, research and innovation were required to get to where we are now. For example, look at Norman Borlaug, a plant pathologist who deserves far more credit than he gets. He’s known for developing strains of wheat that had a significantly higher yield, were resistant to disease and had a dramatic impact on the economies of several countries, such as Mexico and Pakistan. The yield was so significant that Borlaug is credited with saving more than a billion people from starving to death by increasing the available food supply. GMOs are a necessity, especially in the modern world, where the human population is higher than ever before. The number of humans is constantly growing, but the food supply always seems limited — it doesn’t have to be, with GMOs. When you fail to do your research, you are limiting your potential knowledge. So loosen up those tin-foil hats a little and let the blood flow through your brain. Skepticism shouldn’t be treated like a competitive sport; you don’t win a prize for being more paranoid than your Facebook friends.
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‘Best’ majors worst problem BY shelby thomas The Daily Wildcat
fter a full night of studying for my family studies and human development exam earned me an A, I threw a solo dance party for 10 minutes straight and called my mom. The test covered a ton of very specific information, all of which I want to completely understand in order to become the best counselor possible. I believe in myself and I’m proud of what I want to accomplish as a professional woman. However, when I see articles like Forbes’ “The 15 Most Valuable College Majors,” which hastily sums up child and family studies — along with social work, culinary arts and special education — by classifying it merely as one of the worst-paying college majors, it’s a little discouraging. Rankings that organize majors based on their supposed difficulty and worth are frequently posted by huge media outlets. They make it easy to feel that society values my aspirations less than those of other students. Classifying majors as good, bad, the best or the worst creates a hierarchical system that inaccurately represents the importance of various occupations. This language is unproductive and very destructive in the creation of a society that values precision and problem solving as much as it does creativity and open-mindedness. Everyone has a place and a job in society and, if this were truly recognized, these lists wouldn’t exist. For students and prospective students deciding what to major in, a Google search isn’t a bad way to get an idea of potential options.
During a speech at a conference in January, But while researching, they may stumble President Barack Obama sarcastically across articles such as Yahoo’s “The 10 Worst compared the monetary success of workers in Majors for Finding a Good Job,” Forbes’ “The manufacturing with that of art history majors, 10 Worst College Majors,” and The Huffington degrading the worth of art history in the eyes Post’s “The Best and Worst College Degrees of some viewers, according to an article by For Your Money.” the Guardian. While I doubt Obama meant Worst, worst, worst. Why is there so much any harm with his joking comment, and he negativity? These articles are overlooking apologized for it later on, it is the use of this and disregarding the fact that students in language — regardless of seriousness — that majors from neuroscience to anthropology is damaging. It plants a seed of doubt and are working toward bettering themselves and compromises the selfthe world. confidence of students. STEM students must The casual use of the complete rigorous words “best” and “worst” coursework and take Worst, worst, when talking about classes that require a worst. Why is college majors leads us to tremendous amount of undervalue certain majors attention to detail. While there so much and occupations. While they deserve a hefty round negativity? doctors are undeniably of applause for their crucial in American society, work and commitment, where would they be without students who are majoring teachers and without in English, psychology, or early childhood education rarely get this same patients from all walks of life? Success is dependent on these relationships, yet the recognition. salaries of doctors and teachers couldn’t be These majors, along with language more different. studies and religious studies, are some that Ranking orders for college majors creates consistently end up at the bottom of these unnecessary, imaginary tension that lists. However, if a student is truly passionate exhibits itself in the inequality of salaries, about teaching kindergarten, becoming and blunt statements about which jobs a translator or starting their own place of hold more value only perpetuate a culture worship, their hopes could be dampened by in which this is acceptable. Respect, or at the blunt language in these articles. Dissing least acknowledgment, is due to each of the certain majors by calling them the “worst” occupations that keeps our society running — even when the point of the article is to smoothly. simply inform readers of their employment rates — casts a shadow on the jobs associated with these majors that further hinders their chances of attracting employable grads. It’s a vicious cycle. — Shelby Thomas is a sophomore studying Those of us who haven’t chosen to become family studies and human development and surgeons or CEOs are called lazy or seen Spanish. Follow her as taking the easy way out. Even bigwigs @shelbyalayne contribute to this mindset.
Bread and Butter
Opinions columnists get back to basics with Q&A on hot-button issues Sheryl Sandberg wants to ban “bossy.” What words do you want to get rid of?
jesus luna tarazon
I would get rid of the phrase “I’m not racist (sexist, Islamophobic, etc.), but … ” Anything you preface with that immediately negates whatever you are about to say. Shut up.
Let’s ban “Kool-Aid.” I’m not sure what we’re gonna say when we’re actually talking about the delicious drink, but I’m tired of seeing it used in Facebook arguments.
Hater, twerk and moist.
What should students call their college professors? KH: I tend to address my professors with increasing respect based on how much I like them. The confusion about titles amongst everyone is a perfect excuse to be a total asshole to the profs you don’t like. They won’t know, but you will. JLT: They get to grade your papers, so go with what they prefer. If I were a professor, I’d be totally cool with “yo teach.” MJ: Bro, bro, bro.
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Where would you tell a non-native to go in Tucson — barring the downtown and campus areas? KH: Saguaro National Park is a beautiful place for anyone who’s into hiking or nature. I recommend parking and putting your tongue down someone’s throat while you’re there— there are great makeout spots all over the place. JLT: Any Sonoran hot dog stand in South Tucson. MJ: Everyone should go to Bobo’s Restaurant at least once, for pancakes that are bigger than your face.
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Police Beat by Elizabeth Eaton The Daily Wildcat
‘Just about legal’
A non-UA affiliated man was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia on March 18 at 1:30 a.m. While performing a check of the Park Avenue Parking Garage, a University of Arizona Police Department officer noticed two men behind McClelland Hall. The officer drove over to the area to investigate and ask the two men why they were there. The first said that he was tired and had walked a long way, and the second replied that he had just wanted to get out of the house. During the conversation, the officer noticed a black and green glass pipe on the table in front of the first man. The officer then asked for their IDs, and as the men handed them over, the first removed his hat and placed it over the pipe. The officer told the first man that he’d already seen the pipe and would deal with it in a minute. The man then picked the hat back up and put it on his head. The first man admitted to owning the pipe, and produced a metal box full of marijuana when asked if he had any. “It’s just about legal anyway,” the man said as he slid the box over to the officer. The man was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and both were told not to return to campus without a purpose.
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A UA student received a code of conduct referral for possession of marijuana on March 14 at 3:10 a.m. A UAPD officer was sent to investigate a fire alarm that went off in a student’s room. Upon arrival, the student living in the room showed the officer to his room, and then the smoke detector that was sounding. The officer managed to disable the smoke detector and noticed a strong smell of burnt marijuana while doing so. The officer asked the student why the alarm had gone off, and the student said he didn’t know, claiming that he was in the shower when he heard the alarm. However, the officer noticed that he did not look like he had just gotten out of the shower and observed that the student was drinking an excessive amount of water and had raised taste buds and red glassy eyes. The student did not allow the officer to search his room, but there appeared to be a small green stem on the desk that the student was sitting on. The student insisted that the desk was his roommate’s, who had left for spring break. The student then became very uncooperative, refusing to speak to the officer. He said that he was done being interrogated. The Dean of Students Office was notified and the student received a code of conduct referral because he would not allow his room to be searched. The smoke detector was replaced and the system reset.
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Writing Skills Improvement Program - Basic Elements of MLA, APA and Chicago Style Workshop noon-1 PM. Student Union Memorial Center, Presidio Room. This workshop, titled “The Basic elements of MLA, APA, and Chicago Styles,” will focus on comparing and contrasting elements in three commonly used documentation styles: Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychological Association (APA), and Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago or Turabian). Workshop - ‘EDGE’ Career and Leadership Development Series 12:30 PM-1:30 PM. Student Union Memorial Center, Suite 411. Are you internship ready? Get the edge at this exclusive, free series and fast track your future! The EDGE career and leadership development series will give students the resources they need to land that coveted internship or career position. McGuire on the Mall 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. UA Mall See 21 teams from the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship
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5950 S. Cardinal Avenue. Features include old time fiddle playing, country music singers, banjo, and mandolin playing. Audience admission is free to the general public. New members playing non-electric string instruments such as violin, guitar, mandolin, banjo, etc. are welcome to join the club. Membership dues are required.
TUCSON EVENTS Science Fiction Book Club 6 PM-7 PM. Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Calling all sci-fi enthusiasts: this is your gateway to the best books in the universe! This month’s selection: “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury. Lonely Hearts Club 9 PM. The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway. Local comic Bridgitte Thum answers letters from the audience and plays video dedications. Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga 6 PM-7 PM. Gently through breathing and yogic exercises, we touch your heart with playful laughter designed to promote peace and healing. Fiddle and Country Music Jam 7 PM-9 PM. Southwest Community Center
Clearing Clutter, Creating Energy 9:30 AM-11 AM. Oro Valley Library. Learn to let go of the “stuff” that no longer serves you, and rediscover your creative energy. Four interactive sessions will cover: When does something become clutter? Why is letting go difficult? What supports letting go? How clearing clutter creates positive energy. Presented by Lynn Blankinship, retired teacher and certified life coach. Sonoran Lifestyles 11 AM. Saguaro National Park East 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Park naturalist leads 2-hour, 1-mile walk to discover how plants and animals adapt to life in the desert. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water. Compiled by: Anna Yeltchev
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Big men on campus Arizona’s offensive linemen may be some of the tallest and allaround biggest students at the UA — but they watch what they eat
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Arizona men’s basketball head coach Sean Miller has led the Wildcats to the Sweet Sixteen three times in his five years at the UA, in 2011, 2013 and 2014. Miller lead his previous team, Xavier, to the Sweet Sixteen twice, in 2008 and 2009.
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OFFENSIVE LINEMEN Lene Maiava, a redshirt junior, Steven Gurrola, a senior, and Cayman Bundage, a junior, run offensive drills during football practice on Monday at Sancet Stadium. In 2013, the average weight of an NCAA football player was 228.29 pounds. Arizona was one of the five lightest teams in Division I as of last year.
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T UPCOMING SCHEDULE MEN’S BASKETBALL Thursday vs. San Diego State NCAA tournament
BASEBALL Wednesday at ASU
SOFTBALL Friday at ASU
GYMNASTICS April 5 at NCAA Regionals
SAND VOLLEYBALL Friday vs. Nebraska (in Phoenix)
TRACK & FIELD
hey are some of the most noticeable students on campus. Ceiling fans are potential guillotines and classroom desks are their worst enemies. Offensive lineman Fabbians Ebbele, who will be a redshirt senior this fall , is listed at 6-foot-8, 311 pounds. “When I walk into a room if I’m not paying attention I might bump my head,” Ebbele said. “Once I got in a Fiat with two doors. ... My head was through the sun roof.” Ebbele is one of the biggest players on Arizona football’s roster, and he said every day presents new challenges due to his height. “I’ll be messing around and forget to duck,” Ebbele said. “Jumping around or going through doors is a challenge.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 5-foot-7, 195-pounds is the average height and weight for American males age 20 and over. But Ebbele and most NCAA football players are not your average Americans. In fact, recently, USA Today came out with stats that showed exactly how heavy college
from him I thought he was football players are. The study ranked the heaviest joking with me,” offensive lineman Mickey Baucus said. college football conferences, “I looked at him and was like, teams and players. The average ‘What do you mean you don’t weight of a Division I college eat meat? You’re 315 pounds’.” football player in 2013 was Following many Arizona 228.29 pounds. football games, the team The Pac-12 was the fourthis treated with Chickheaviest out of the BCS fil-A sandwiches. But to conferences. The average accommodate Ebbele there weight for a football player in is always one Jimmy John’s the Pac-12 was 228.54 pounds. pescatarian sandwich waiting The conference is only 2.5 for him. pounds, behind the SEC, which “I don’t know how he does it,” weighed in at the heaviest. Baucus said But as a team, Arizona was Baucus, whose brother Jack one of the five lightest in the Baucus played country. football at “I really [I] was like, Arizona from don’t eat a 2010 to 2012, said lot,” Ebbele ‘What do you his favorite foods said. “I eat a mean you don’t are pizza, steak lot of small eat meat? You’re and carne asada portions.” 315 pounds.’ burritos. He said Ebbele — Mickey Baucus, he eats roughly said he gets senior offensive lineman 5,000 to 6,000 most of his calories a day. On meals from off days, when he Bear Down isn’t practicing Kitchen in football or in the weight room, the Lowell-Stevens Football he eats less. Facility, but he does cook for Baucus also said he gets his himself too. What he buys when money’s worth from the Bear he goes grocery shopping every Down Kitchen and spends no Sunday may be a surprise. more than $200 a month on Ebbele is a pescatarian and groceries. hasn’t bought meat from the “I love food as [much as] grocery store in years. anyone else on this team,” “[The] first time I heard it
Baucus said. “But what exactly goes in my body is important.” That’s right where the Arizona coaching and training staff want their players to be. “If we’re treating them as an elite athlete, then they need to live, eat, train and sleep like an elite athlete,” head football coach Rich Rodriguez said. “Sometimes I don’t think we’ve done that. I think we’re getting closer to that.” Since coming to Arizona in 2012, Rodriguez has emphasized the importance of not only on-the-field matters, but also what his players are doing once they leave the field. He believes there is a strong correlation between how a player lives and their football success or struggles. “Every year you learn more and more about the value of nutrition and sleep and all those things for the athletes, so it’s nothing new,” Rodriguez said. “Just getting our guys to be a year-round athlete is a little different for them, and they got to understand that. And I think they do.”
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Home-run happy Wildcats spank Oregon St. again The Wildcats have now won five in a row since getting swept at No. 1 UCLA to start spring break. “Coming off of a tough weekend, we came back here ready to go, showing everybody what we’re all about,” junior catcher Chelsea Goodacre said. Arizona hit three home runs on Monday, with two by Goodacre, who has 13 this year and is tied for the NCAA lead. “We came out here and did exactly what we wanted to do, but now we got to take it all and go to ASU next week,” Goodacre said.
BY JAMES KELLEY The Daily Wildcat
Monday was another day, CARLOS HERRERA/THE DAILY WILDCAT another run-rule victory for JUNIOR CATCHER Chelsea Goodacre (77) hits the ball during Arizona’s 14-1 win against Arizona softball at home. the Oregon State Beavers in five innings on Monday at Hillenbrand Stadium. The No. 7 Wildcats (28-6, 3-3 Pac-12) improved their home record to 19-0 with their third first run-rule sweep since 2010, after lasting 0.1 innings and giving consecutive mercy-rule win up six earned runs. against Oregon State. over Oregon State on Monday “I felt like we came in strong,” “It was big for us to bust it open,” afternoon. This time Arizona beat senior pitcher Estela Piñon said. Candrea said. “We struggled last the Beavers 14-1 in five innings. “We had been struggling a couple weekend getting the key hit, and “I thought we played very well of games, but it was nice to be back this weekend it came in droves. this weekend,” head coach Mike home.” So hopefully we saved some up Candrea said. “We came out and Piñon (9-4) started and got the for next weekend swung the bats. I win after throwing three scoreless because it will be a thought our hitters innings, giving up two hits and true test up there.” We had been struggling a couple of made some really Goodacre gave zero walks and striking out one. games, but it was nice to be back good adjustments, Arizona the lead with The Beavers had four hits total. having a plan at the home. “I’m really proud of our pitching a first-inning grand — Estela Piñon, plate, and stuck with staff; we worked together and slam . She went 2-forsenior pitcher the plan.” they have been doing a great job,” 4 and had five RBIs. The Wildcats Junior Hallie Goodacre said. “As long as we can outscored OSU (11Up next for the Wildcats is a Wilson hit a home run for the third produce some runs for them, I 17, 2-4) 36-2 in the three-game sweep. Arizona has won 16 games three-game series at No. 8 ASU this game in a row and went 2-for-2 think we’ll be pretty good.” with four RBIs. by the mercy rule, the most since weekend. Reigning Pac-12 pitcher of This was Arizona’s first Pac-12 it had 17 run-rule victories in 2001, the week, OSU senior Amanda sweep since a 3-0 series against one of its national championship — Follow James Kelley Stanford in 2011. It is the Wildcats’ Najdek, started and took the loss seasons. @jameskelley520
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ARIZONA SOPHOMORE OUTFIELDER Zach Gibbons (23) runs off the field after being tagged out during Arizona’s 12-1 victory against Washington State on March 14 at Hi Corbett Field. The Wildcats started Pac-12 play 1-5.
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Arizona baseball has only won one of the seven games it has played since March 14. The Wildcats beat Washington State once, but then lost their next two games to the Cougars. Arizona then lost a single game to Grand Canyon and was swept by Washington. Arizona is 1-5 in the Pac-12. Wichita State became the first No. 1 seed to be knocked out of the NCAA tournament when it lost the first game of its season on Sunday to No. 8-seed Kentucky. The Shockers (35-1) won an NCAArecord 35 games to start the season, but failed to become the first undefeated national champion since Indiana in 1976. The Arizona Diamondbacks traveled to Australia to lose both games against the Los Angeles Dodgers over the weekend. The Diamondbacks dropped the first game 3-1 and the second game 7-5. Arizona has its home opener on March 31 against the San Francisco Giants. The top NFL draft prospect, former Michigan offensive lineman Taylor Lewan, is facing assault charges. Lewan allegedly assaulted two Ohio State fans in an incident that occurred after Michigan’s loss to Ohio State on Dec 1. If convicted, he will face a fine of up to $500 or 93 days in jail.
Arizona men’s basketball made it to its third Sweet Sixteen in the last four years. The No. 1 seed Wildcats beat No. 8-seed Gonzaga 84-61 on Sunday in the Round of 32, after opening with a 68-59 win over No. 16 seed Weber State. Arizona will face San Diego State in Anaheim, Calif., for a spot in the Elite Eight, which would be Sean Miller’s second with Arizona. Arizona junior guard Nick Johnson is one of the four national finalists for this year’s Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year Trophy. If Johnson wins the trophy, he will become the first Arizona player to earn this award. Arizona softball won five games in a row after getting swept at No. 1 UCLA. The Wildcats won two at UNLV, and then three against Oregon State by the mercy rule. Arizona outscored the Beavers 36-2 over 15 innings. The Arizona women’s tennis team defeated Oregon on Saturday to move to a 14-1 record for the season and a perfect 3-0 in Pac-12 conference play. Arizona head coach Vicky Maes said that the women have been able to dominate some really solid teams so far.
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AFTER A BREAKAWAY, Arizona sophomore guard Gabe York (1) lays the ball up during Arizona’s 84-61 victory against Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament in Viejas Arena in San Diego. Arizona reached the Sweet Sixteen for the second year in a row.
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ASSISTANT COACH Tyson Swetnam leads new players on the Arizona rugby team at Rincon Field in fall 2013. The Wildcats will move to a renamed Cherry Field next to the UA campus this week.
for the rugby team and the fans.
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The No. 16 Arizona men’s rugby team lost at No. 5 UCLA 76-13 over spring break, but the head coach and players remain optimistic. Head coach Sean Duffy said he feels the team will improve over the course of the season, starting with a home game against No. 11 ASU on Saturday at 2 p.m. “The team will need to shift [its] focus and prepare for the last three games of the season,” Duffy said. “I think we will be able to have a good close game against ASU.” Saturday will mark the 45th anniversary of the UA rugby team, and in a ceremony starting at 1 p.m., Cherry Field will be renamed in honor of former Arizona rugby head coach Dave Sitton. A golf tournament and alumni brunch will also be held this weekend to support the rugby team. Cherry Field opened last semester and is next to the Student Recreation Center on Sixth Street, across from Arizona Stadium. The field will be named William David Sitton Field. Sitton was the head rugby coach for nearly 40 years at the UA . He died unexpectedly in 2013, and Duffy has taken over as head coach. The team played its last game at Rincon Vista Sports Complex on Saturday. The renamed Cherry Field will become the permanent home field for the rugby team. “I think it is a natural fit to make the Dave Sitton Field our new home,” Duffy said. “To play on campus in the shadow of Arizona Stadium will be incredible.” This Saturday will be a white-out game
Women’s Volleyball sweeps Las Vegas Open This past weekend, No. 7 Arizona Women’s A Volleyball team went undefeated to win the Las Vegas Open. The Wildcats defeated UCSB in two sets to win the championship. Co-captain and senior Kristle Schulz said she was proud of her team’s performance in Las Vegas. “This is the first time in a while we have been able to play with most of our team and they did a fantastic job,” Schulz said. Prior to playing in the championship round, Arizona defeated Miami University and Santa Clara in pool play. The team also beat Cal Poly and Cal in bracket play. “Our team as a whole really clicks when we are all available to play,” Schulz said. Unlike the A team, the No. 2 B team did not have a clean sweep at the tournament. It went 2-4 at the Las Vegas Open. In pool play, the B team won against UCLA and Colorado School of Mines, but lost to Colorado University. In the bracket play, the B team lost to Washington State, Santa Clara and PLNU. The Arizona Women’s A and B volleyball teams have qualified and will play in nationals in Reno, Nev., April 3-5.
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Arizona imports sand from California for play California would sit tighter, Stevens said. “All our volleyball sand Beach volleyball has come is run through a plant to Tucson — just minus the and washed many times beach. on top of that so it comes White sand, 1,250 tons out pure sand. We get our of it, was shipped from a sand locally from washes,” rock quarry in Southern Stevens said, referring to California, according to southern Arizona volleyball Steve Walker, the head coach sand that is delivered to of the new sand volleyball various venues around team at the UA. Sand town, including bars and volleyball marks the 20th country clubs. sport for Arizona Athletics. The upkeep of the Pro The sand Style sand comes from a is easier mineral deposit There the sand is gritty and hurts since it that is “not doesn’t your feet. Our court sand lets your directly from the hollow out. feet sink into it. beach, but best “Every — Madi Kingdon, simulates the junior other day sand you would a crew of find on the players beach,” Walker said. rake the court so it doesn’t deposits, she said. The four sand courts D&D Materials is a get dug out,” said Walker. are on the university’s old locally owned and operated Junior Madi Kingdon said football practice field south landscaping business she prefers the California sand of the McKale Center ticket that has been in business to the sand at places such as office. March 7 was opening in Tucson for 50 years. Tucson Racquet Club. weekend for the team’s first Bruce Stevens, a longtime “There, the sand is gritty season. employee, said even and hurts your feet. Our Bringing outside sand to local sand is getting more court sand lets your feet sink the desert wasn’t cheap. expensive, rising to roughly into it,” Kingdon said. The haul of white sand cost $24 a ton in Tucson. But this Future plans for the approximately $45,000, would still be $15,000 less volleyball complex include a and an additional $35,000 than the California sand — concession area, restrooms, to ship, according to Suzy and his estimate includes a grandstand with Ramada Mason, senior associate delivery. for fans and a fifth court, director of athletics, event Arizona sand is a littler Mason said. management. looser and sand from The brand of the sand is BY CAITLIN WATTERS
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SENIOR EMILY KISER returns Grand Canyon University’s serve during Arizona 3-1 win over the Antelopes at the Arizona Sand Volleyball Courts on March 8. Arizona’s sand is from California.
Pro Style Court, and Walker explained that the lighter tint retains less heat. This is the main reason for not getting cheaper sand from a place that has an abundance of it, the Sonoran Desert around Tucson. Arizona sand is very sharp and can be dusty and a bit darker. “The heat factor was a concern,” Mason said. Pro Style sand is low-dust, resists compaction and matches most Pacific Ocean
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BEAR DOWN TIMES
Q How many drinks on
average will get you to the .08 limit or above?
A. land most drinkers above .08 blood alcohol concentration (BAC). An individual’s BAC depends on four factors: weight,
You may be surprised that just 2-4 drinks in one hour will
gender, time, and strength of the drinks. While you can control how much and how fast you drink, weight and gender aren’t changeable in one evening.
A standard drink is 12 ounces of beer or 4 oz. of wine or 1 ounce shot of 80 proof liquor (40% ethanol). Every standard drink that a 140 pound woman consumes will raise her BAC .032. So, 3 drinks x .032 puts her at .96, which is over the legal DUI limit of .08 for those 21 and older. Every standard drink that a 180 male consumes will raise his BAC .02. Four standard drinks would put him right at .08. To see how weight and gender affect BAC see the tables below:
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Women 100 lbs. 140 lbs. 180 lbs.
BAC/drink .045 .032 .025
Men 140 lbs. 180 lbs. 220 lbs.
BAC/drink .026 .020 .017
Why such a big difference in how alcohol affects men and women? Weight is big factor. Females generally weigh less than men and they have less alcohol dehydrogenase (the liver enzyme that metabolizes alcohol) than males. Men typically have more muscle mass than women – which helps dilute alcohol in the blood stream. To stay safer when drinking alcohol, it’s recommended that women limit themselves to one standard drink an hour and men limit drinks to one or two drinks per hour. With moderate drinking, you likely will have better times, better memories, and fewer regrets.
A 40 oz. Budweiser is actually 3.8 standard drinks.
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Ensemble performs for spring BY DANIEL BURKART The Daily Wildcat
College music isn’t all marching bands and stereos blasting from the windows of fraternity parties. Students might be surprised to find there is another musical world out there, once they take out the headphones and turn off the computer speakers. “If more students just wandered in the door, they would love what they see and hear,” said Gregg Hanson, professor and bands director for the UA School of Music. “[Students] only know the marching and pep bands, and there’s a lot more to what we do in the School of Music than that.” The UA Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony will perform their spring concert at 7:30 p.m. in Crowder Hall. The program will consist of two parts. The first will feature the Wind Symphony’s renditions of three compositions: “English Dances” by Malcolm Arnold, “In Memoriam: An Elegy for the Fallen” by Alfred Reed and “Festive Overture” by Dmitri Shostakovich. The second part will consist of the Wind
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THE WIND ENSEMBLE, conducted by professor Gregg Hanson, rehearses for its performance with the Wind Symphony tonight.
Ensemble, under the direction of Gregg Hanson, presenting Michael Gandolfi’s “Vientos y Tangos,” Carter Pann’s “The Three Embraces,” Percy Grainger’s “Colonial Song,” Adam Gorb’s “Yiddish Dances” and David Maslanka’s “Requiem.” The ensemble is repeating its concert from March 14, when it played for the College Band
Who. Lorena Contreras Art junior
What are you wearing today? I’m wearing a beanie, my red Ray-Ban glasses, a lace top, a jean shirt, jeans and sandals. How long is your morning routine? It’s pretty long. I like to wake up early to relax and have my coffee. I like to think about what I’m going to do the rest of the day and then I get ready. Are
Directors National Association Western/Northwestern Divisional Conference in Reno, Nev.. Kevin Holzman, a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in musical arts, will conduct the symphony. “Kevin was recently accepted to the Eastman School of Music for his doctoral study,” Hanson said. “Eastman is the most prestigious
trends you’re excited about? I am really excited for tribal chic and tribal glam. It’s really fun and perfect for summer. Who or what inspires your style? Instagram. Basically anything I see on Instagram influences what I do for fashion.
How was your spring break? I mostly worked. I didn’t get to go out of town, but I slept. I got to relax and hang out.
music school in the country and Kevin is the youngest and only DMA [Doctor of Musical Arts] student accepted.” Hanson has been a member of the UA School of Music faculty since the fall of 1990. Before, he served as director of bands at the University of Utah for 14 years, and in 1984 he was inducted into the American
Bandmasters Association. The UA Wind Ensemble has garnered national attention as one of the foremost ensembles of its kind. Represented by the finest wind and percussion performers from the School of Music, the Wind Ensemble performs three concerts throughout the semester, and looks to put on another successful show today. The UA Wind Symphony consists of approximately 75 members, all experienced in a wide variety of music, from classic band repertoire to famous orchestral transcriptions. It performs twice during the semester, and will be joining the Wind Ensemble for this concert to create a night of music for UA students and community members to enjoy. “The UA Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble are ready to present a spectacular concert on Tuesday night,” Hanson said. “Come and hear two of the finest ensembles in the country. We love students in the audience.” — Follow Daniel Burkart @DailyWildcat
Wear. Pamela Contreras
What are you wearing today? I’m wearing a purple dress, perfect for spring. How long is your morning routine? I’m really fast at getting ready. It usually takes me 15 to 20 minutes and then I’m out. Are there any spring trends you’re excited about? Summer dresses are
the best. They’re so comfortable and they look really fresh and pretty. And sandals. I love sandals. Who or what inspires your style? Nothing really. I just wear whatever I want. How was your spring break? It was good! I got to chill and relax and I slept a lot. — Compiled by Alicia Vega
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