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Regents seek student input Arizona board to hold tuition hearing before its next meeting By Brenna Goth ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT Students can voice their opinions and concerns about next year’s tuition increases during an Arizona Board of Regents hearing today. An interactive videoconference will allow students and community members to give their input on the levels of tuition and mandatory fees before the regents’ next meeting on April 7. UA President Robert Shelton proposed a $1,500 tuition increase for resident students and $600 for non-resident students for next year. Access sites for the hearing will be held at university campuses across the state. Comments are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis rotating between locations. Student participation has affected regents’ opinions in the past, according to Regent Ernest Calderón. “We get to hear where students are coming from on it,” he said. “It serves a great benefit.” Student government leaders are also given a designated time to speak. Associated Students of the University of Arizona President Emily Fritze will address the regents along with Emily Connally, president of the Graduate and Professional Student Council. Fritze said she will not have a completed tuition proposal by the hearing but will present student reaction and other information for the regents to consider. “I won’t have the formal document but can make some preliminary comments,” she said. Both ASUA and the Arizona Students’ Association are
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Senior Jamelle Horne, 42, is consoled by teammate Derrick Williams after missing a last-second shot in Arizona’s 65-63 loss to UConn in the Elite Eight on Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. The Wildcats shot just 4-for-21 on 3-pointers in the loss. Arizona finished the season with a 30-8 record.
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National Institutes of Health awards grant to study immune responses in older people By Michelle Weiss ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT The UA Department of Immunobiology and the UA’s Arizona Center on Aging were awarded an $11.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the decline of immunity in the elderly. “The overall purpose of the study is really to understand why immunity in old people declines so drastically,” said Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich, head of the immunobiology department. “We’re working to fix it.” Nikolich-Zugich, the primary investigator of the study, said infections are one of the top five causes of death in people
over the age of 65. “We don’t like that statistic, so that’s something we’re trying to change,” said Kristin Renkema, a third-year immunobiology graduate student working on the study. Previous research has shown parts of the immune system decline with age, and the most dramatic decline happens with T-lymphocyte cells , also known as T-cells. They are part of the adaptive immune system and they attack viruses with high precision, NikolichZugich said. The problem that elderly people are facing is that the number of T-cells in their bodies decrease with time, he said.
“We have also discovered that those (T-cells) that are around do not get activated the way that they should be and they cannot divide as robustly as they did in youth,” he said. In the course of an immune response, it is very important for cells to multiply, NikolichZugich said. Normally, expansion and division of cells takes place, but the frequency of that process declines in older people. The division of cells and the process of differentiation are impaired, he said. In past work, researchers have identified some of these defects in a model using mice. They are now trying to apply it to human treatment and new vaccines that might allow older
organisms to better defend the body against infection. Renkema works primarily with the mouse model. Her project examines the aging defects in the T-cell itself, she said. “We have actually found some defects in the components of the cell that seem to be a common defect that can cause the broad-scale defects we see in the immune system,” Renkema said. The thymus gland, which is how the T-cell received its name, greatly reduces manufacturing cells at the time of puberty, Nikolich-Zugich said. It shrinks and produces less than one-tenth of what it produced GRANT, page 2
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Students marry more By Eliza Molk ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT College-educated young adults are more likely than those without a bachelor’s degree to be married by age 30, according to the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press. In 2008, 62 percent of collegeeducated 30 year olds were married or had been married, in comparison to 60 percent of 30 year olds who did not have a college degree. This is said to be a reversal of long-standing marital patterns, according to the Pew Research Center. In 1990, 69 percent of college-educated 30 year olds were married or had been married, in comparison to 75 percent of not college-educated 30 year olds. Megan Leidenz, a 21-yearold psychology junior, married earlier this month. “We love each other, we knew
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we would be together for the rest of our lives, so we just figured why not,” she said. Leidenz has been in a relationship with her husband for five years. She said that they had talked about marriage for years, and the only reason they would have considered waiting to wed is to “have a bit more money.” She added that her parents were very supportive in her decision to marry young, and that her father’s only concern was that she would not complete her degree. The research center said that a possible explanation for this shift is the declining economic successes of young men without a college degree and their increasing tendency to live with a partner rather than marry them. From 1990 to 2008, the inflationadjusted median annual earnings of college-educated men from ages 25 to 34 increased by 5 percent, while the median annual earnings of individuals with a high school
education declined by 12 percent. Another possible explanation given by the center is that young women with college degrees are now just as likely as women without college degrees to marry, which was, according to the center, not the case in 1990. Courtney Burford, a nutritional sciences junior, has been dating her fiance for four years and is planning to get married in the summer of 2012, although she has not yet picked an official date. She explained that she did not consider waiting to wed because they had been dating so long that they “knew for a while that they were going to get married.” She also said they do not need to wait because they both have set career paths — her as a clinical dietician, and him with Cox Communications, his employer for the past few years. She added that her family is excited for the future wedding, and that her fiance asked her mom’s permission to marry beforehand.
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Rebecca Winegar, a first-year nursing student, and husband RJ Winegar, 22, a mechanic at Precision Toyota, had been married for six months on Feb. 14. A Pew Research report shows that college-educated people are more likely to marry before they turn 30 years old, a reversal of long-standing trends, according to the study.
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TUITION continued from page 1 informing students of the hearing through Facebook, emails and phone calls. “We’re definitely trying to get students out there,” Fritze said. “If this is an issue that’s important to them, they should show it by going at least to listen, but even more so, to speak and give a public testimony.” Regents consider these testimonies when making decisions about tuition. “I want to hear why (students) think it’s reasonable or not and what impact it has on them,” Calderón said. Students who explain the consequences of tuition increases, such as having to find a second job, strengthen their arguments, Calderón said.
“If someone comes in ranting and raving and saying we’re bad people, it doesn’t help,” he said. Elma Delic, board chair of ASA, recommended students arrive at the hearing 30 to 45 minutes beforehand to sign up to speak. “I think it’s good to prepare something,” Delic said. “Make sure you have a good personal story. They’re absolutely critical.”
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Wildcat announces Alumni Hall of Fame inductees
Pulitzer Prize winner, lawyers, public relations and communication officials, entrepreneurs, a thoroughbred racehorse trainer, and reporters from a wide array of fields. Each honoree gave a speech, and the common themes were reflection on past Wildcat experiences and encouragement to young journalists entering the field during a time of industry flux.
By Luke Money ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT The Arizona Daily Wildcat inducted 13 new members into its Alumni Hall of Fame at the Tucson Marriott University Park Hotel on Saturday. This newest batch of inductees includes a
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cells are going to be different types of cells.” Some cells will make the chemicals that kill the bacteria or stop and slow down the virus, and some will make antibodies that will bind to the virus and neutralize it to whisk it away, he said. The system to fight infections is highly coordinated. Understanding exactly which parts of the immune system are declining and aging is the first and most important step in putting an end to more serious infections for older adults, Nikolich-Zugich said. One level of intervention would be to give elderly people a very specialized type of vaccine. A vaccine that would be tailored to what the old immune system was and one that would make T-cells stronger and be activated more quickly, he said.
continued from page 1 before. The cells that have been around for a considerable amount of time do not respond well when infections hit. The two major parts of the immune system are the innate immune system and the adaptive immune system, Nikolich-Zugich said. The innate system works to detect the infection and to contain it in order to slow it down, it also alerts the adaptive system. The adaptive immune system works to adjust to the specific bug that someone is infected with, he said. “Once the adaptive immune system gets up and gets activated, it will produce this whole army of cells that are going to go and fight the infection,” Nikolich-Zugich said, “and those
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NATION & WORLD Taliban abducts dozens of Afghan police applicants in Kunar McClatchy Newspapers KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban militants have abducted about 50 young men who wanted to join the national police in the eastern province of Kunar, security officials said Sunday. “These were youths from Vaigal district of Nuristan province who came to the provincial center in hopes of joining the police force,” Gen. Shamsul Rehman Zahid Nuristani, the police chief for the Nuristan province, said of the abductions, which took place Saturday. Zabiullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Taliban insurgents, claimed responsibility for the abductions in a statement posted on their website, but asserted that the would-be recruits were police. “Today around noon time 50 police of the puppet regime, all unarmed, who came from Nuristan province to this area, were arrested during an armed ambush in Kunar province,” the statement said. Taliban insurgents regularly attack anyone affiliated with the U.S.-backed Afghan government. Nuristan and Kunar are remote provinces in eastern Afghanistan on the long border with Pakistan. Afghan officials blame Pakistan for not doing enough to crack down on militants who cross the border into Afghanistan. Nuristani said the would-be recruits were told that there was “no shortage of police in this province; if (more are)
needed we’ll call you.” It was on the way back to their home villages that Taliban insurgents detained them, in Chapa Dara district in Kunar province. He said the authorities had sent local elders to negotiate with the Taliban for the men’s release. “We hope they will be set free soon,” he said. Gen. Kalilullah Ziayee, the Kumar province police chief, confirmed the abductions. “Around 10 on Saturday morning, about 30-40 men, all in civilians clothes who coming from Nuristan toward Kunar province, were detained by the Taliban insurgents,” Ziayee said. Meanwhile, on Sunday, a NATO soldier died after being struck by an improvised explosive device in southern Afghanistan, according to the headquarters of international forces in Kabul. The statement gave no details about the exact location of the incident or the nationality of the dead soldier. The Taliban are stepping up their attacks against Afghan and foreign troops as the Afghan government prepares to assume security responsibilities from NATO forces starting in July, culminating in what is hoped to be a complete takeover by 2014. Afghan President Hamid Karzai last week announced that Afghans will take control of security in seven locations, including Lashkar Gah in the center of the volatile southern Helmand province.
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federal parliament, representing the 16 state governments. That will make it harder than ever for Merkel to push through federal legislation. “It’s an historic electoral win,” Winfried Kretschmann, the state Green leader, told cheering, chanting supporters in Stuttgart. “After the polarization of this election campaign, we’ll try to unify people . . . and lead them in the Green direction.” The state’s CDU premier, Stefan Mappus, conceded defeat He blamed public alarm over the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. “In the last 14 days we had the problem that after various tough issues last year, we had these dreadful images from Japan too,” he said on a TV news program. One-sixth of Germans live in the two states that voted Sunday. The polls were seen as the principal electoral test for Merkel this year. In the smaller state of Rhineland Palatinate, voters punished the FDP, the junior party in the Merkel federal coalition, rather than the CDU, which raised its vote share slightly to 35.2 percent, provisional results showed.
The FDP won just 4.2 percent of the vote. The incumbent Social Democrats won only 35.7 percent of the state vote, down 9 percentage points from 2006. But the state’s SPD premier, Kurt Beck, was expected to remain in power in coalition with the high-riding Greens, who won 15.4 percent of the vote. The elections elevated the Greens, formerly a bit player in state politics, to a status equal to the Social Democrats. The Green Party advocates conversion to renewable energy and tax increases to fund education, but its economic and foreign policies are close to those of the other main parties. The Merkel government vainly tried to tame public anger over nuclear power by ordering an energy-policy review and a threemonth moratorium on plans to extend the legal lifetime of newer nuclear plants. Sigmar Gabriel, national leader of the Social Democrats, said: “Today was the death sentence for nuclear power in Germany. There is no going back.”
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EDITORIAL ASUA elections reveal flawed Elections Code
he interesting thing about the Associated Students of the University of Arizona is how completely uninteresting they are. Most people just don’t care. It took a candidate who, weeks prior to the announcement of his campaign run, was thrust into the national spotlight and hailed as the country’s hero to get people to pay attention. And after that, it took a lot of gossip to get people to care about why he and the other candidate for ASUA president were disqualified. Now that all the speculative rumors have been put to rest, and everyone can rest assured that neither Daniel Hernandez nor James Allen were buying their votes, it’s debatable whether or not anyone cares more about what ASUA is up to. Still, as the details of ASUA’s presidential elections are finally revealed (nearly three weeks after they should have been), the organization’s answers only seem to inspire a lot more questions. Some questions are pretty simple: How could Hernandez not know that the “Learn Without Concern” gun forum event was, in part, sponsored by ASUA, and therefore he shouldn’t wear a campaign shirt to it? Answer: He must have known, and if not, that’s just weird. Other questions are more complicated: How does the ASUA elections commissioner fairly determine the number of “violation checks” given for each Elections Code violation? According to ASUA’s violation guide, “in order to assure fair and consistent decisions issued by the elections commission, candidates will be issued checks depending on the severity of their violation.” One check is applied for each section of the Elections Code violated if the violation disrupts the election or gives an advantage to a particular candidate. One is applied for “blatant disregard of the Elections Code or authority of the commission.” One for malice toward another candidate’s campaign. One for intentional or deliberate violation of the code or authority of the commission. One for violations that “prove to be severely or obviously advantageous.” Thus, more than one violation check can be given for a single violation, and these checks accumulate throughout the course of the election process. The lesson: Don’t piss off the elections commissioner or your one violation could have five checks for extra, super bad severity. Consequences vary, beginning with a warning and proceeding to fines or a loss of campaign materials, all the way up to disqualification. But take the Ponton brothers, for example. Bryan and Brett Ponton each received 10 violation checks, but the elections commission chose not to uphold one, resulting in nine checks for each of them and seats as administrative and executive vice-presidents. That’s integrity for you. Furthermore, the violations and corresponding checks are generally based on weak evidence. At the very least, how reliable is “witness testimony” of spotting things like Team Mauve gluing posters to cars in the Tyndall Avenue Parking Garage? When a complaint form claims Hernandez was wearing a “Vote Team Red” T-shirt to an ASUA-sponsored event, and includes a screenshot of ASUA’s website with an advertisement for the event circled, does that really qualify as evidence? According to the Elections Code, “the elections commissioner shall issue final interpretation of this code unless the decision is appealed.” The commission also “shall have the discretion as to whether to levy a violation and subsequent penalties in the form of warnings, fines, loss of campaign rights, and/or disqualifications.” And code violations are assessed by the commission, “all under the discretion of the elections commission.” Without the intrigue of far-fetched rumors, students care less about ASUA’s elections process and the candidates. But Hernandez’s and Allen’s disqualifications should serve as an eye-opener. Ah, democracy. — Editorials are determined by the Daily Wildcat editorial board and written by one of its members. They are Kristina Bui, Ken Contrata, Michelle A. Monroe and Heather Price-Wright. They can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MAILBAG Mock border wall respects all human life
As one of the organizers of the mock border wall, I want to acknowledge the College Republicans’ memorial for Border Patrol agents who have died near the US-Mexico border. We mourn the loss of all human life. Our demonstration is a statement against militarization, not a demonization of individuals. The mock border wall gives representation to those ignored and forgotten by mainstream media and society. Thirty-six agents from all seven border and customs enforcement agencies have died in the last ten years (The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc.), and their deaths have been acknowledged and mourned throughout the country. In contrast, the bodies of 59 migrants were recovered between October 2010 and February 2011, and 2,104 bodies have been recovered in the Arizona-Sonora Desert since 2000 (Coalicion de Derechos Humanos), with little recognition or respect. It is their lives we have chosen to memorialize, their lives, which have been rendered invisible, that we have chosen to represent. Outrage and grief at the violence near the border should not become misguided patriotism that supports increased militarization — this will only lead to more death. Those who truly mourn the loss of life in the US-Mexico border region must stand
against militarization policies, and demand policies that respect and protect all human life. — Elizabeth Dake History and religious studies senior and Women’s Resource Center intern
Border wall attacks wrong issue
In response to the mock border wall on the UA Mall: Without a doubt, the immigration laws and systems of the United States should be re-examined and, if necessary, updated and amended. The necessity of the actual, physical border barrier and subsequent law enforcement and protection of it, however, should not be up for debate. It would be naive and outright dangerous to suggest open borders, or to demonize the Border Patrol and the idea of a fence. While the exact agenda of the current “mock border fence” group is unclear, the exhibit itself seems to do both of these things. This country needs to know who is coming in and who is leaving at all times. Their status as a U.S. citizen, or citizen of another country is irrelevant — there are both dangerous and friendly people crossing the border constantly (made clear by Border Patrol agents who have given their lives in the line of duty). It is imperative that law enforcement officials know who those people are (U.S. citizens leaving or entering included), in order to protect this country as a whole.
Yes, debate about our immigration laws needs to happen. But until this exhibit’s organizers offer a plan for (somehow) removing the border fence and border patrol, all while maintaining national security, it seems they are attacking entirely the wrong issues with their fence on the Mall. — Alex Yang Aerospace engineering junior
Students must bear down for education
The UA not only has a great basketball team; but also a sharp student body, an excellent law college, and a superb faculty. Why not put all these brains to the task of getting the Arizona state Legislature and governor to support the Arizona constitutional mandate to provide education as nearly free as possible to all Arizona students. The Legislature has done that for elementary and high school students, but has fallen woefully short of that mandate for college students. The Arizona Supreme Court in 1935 said college fees should be neither excessive nor unreasonable. Our current planned tuition jumps are both excessive and unreasonable. Bear down, ‘Cats, for an education as nearly free as possible as mandated in our Arizona State constitution! — Bill Nicholson Retired educator, UA alumnus
The Jesus elephant in the room Storm Byrd Arizona Daily Wildcat
he theory of intelligent design and its supporters are getting some help in the Texas Legislature. Last week, Republican Texas state Rep. Bill Zedler introduced a bill that would protect Texas college students and professors who believe in the theory of intelligent design. The bill would ban Texas universities from punishing professors or students who are either conducting research into intelligent design or other theories that disagree with evolution. Zedler has aligned himself as a defender of intelligent design followers, who he believes are afraid to speak their minds for fear of retribution. On the flip side, Kathy Miller, the President of the Texas Freedom Network, a group that opposes religious influence in public education, has come forth in staunch opposition to the bill. Miller claims that it takes a hack at science when science ought to be championed. I am all for religious freedom, tolerance, understanding and differences. Punishing
someone because they disagree with you on evolution is plain wrong. Let me be clear, I also fully advocate the theory of evolution. While I recognize there are holes where science has yet to explore, I still put my trust in that theory instead of completely relying on the faith required to believe in intelligent design. Nonetheless, if people wish to put their faith in a theory that cannot be tested or proven, they ought to have the freedom to do so without fear of persecution. School systems are where we ought to teach tolerance for people who have different ideas than our own. Understanding is achieved only through confrontation. If we don’t allow people with different opinions and beliefs into our systems, then we create a singleminded atmosphere where students are never confronted with the reality of differing faiths and perspectives. Yes, there ought to be separation of church and state, but ostracizing people
of faith is simply incorrect. Even if these people wish to pursue their faith in academic pursuits they should be able to do so. However, it must be made clear that intelligent design is simply not science. It is faith, and faith rests in cultural studies. One cannot study if the theory of intelligent design is or is not accurate. The theory cannot be tested. Nevertheless, one can study the answers provided by the theory and search for ways that intelligent design might be linked to the theory of evolution. Zedler ’s bill has a legitimate point. Of course there is the possibility that he has alternative motives behind his bill, but the basis of the bill is just. Although some may argue that we are a nation founded on religious principles, we are ultimately a nation of tolerance. Our country was founded on the principles of equal opportunities and equal treatment. Those who support intelligent design are causing no harm to their fellow students or faculty and thus have the right to speak freely about their ideas. Just because we disagree with them, and just because intelligent design is not science, doesn’t mean they should be punished or outcast. — Storm Byrd is a political science sophomore. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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UA goes dark for climate awareness By Bethany Barnes ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT
UA Residence Life Eco-Reps drummed up some electricityfree fun for the global event Earth Hour on Saturday. This year, 134 countries, six more than last year, shut off their lights for Earth Hour at 8:30 p.m. in an effort to fuel climate change action. UA’s Earth Hour took place on the UA Mall with lights shut off on the east side of the Mall past Cherry Avenue. Lights had to stay lit on the west side for safety reasons. On the dark side of the Mall, the UA Astronomy Club had telescopes available. “They are concerned about lights as well being off,” said Jake Turner, student adviser of the Eco-Reps and a senior majoring in astronomy and physics, adding that it gave the event more variety. “It just makes this (Earth Hour) more desirable for a greater number of people.” Jill Ramirez, coordinator of Sustainability Education for Residence Life, estimated in an email that 150 to 175 people attended the event and 116 signed in to earn Recycle Mania points for his or her residence hall. Entertainment included The Charles Darwin Experience, Planet Djembe drumming and the Elemental Artistry fire arts
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performance troupe. The Charles Darwin Experience has been performing at Earth Hour since it began two years ago. “They are wonderful, electricityfree entertainment,” Ramirez said. For the event, Eco-Reps gave away vegetarian pizza, a more sustainable option, and shirts made from recycled bottles. Attendees also had the chance to play a game called “glow stick ninja.” Ramirez described the game as being like cat and mouse, with one person trying to tap someone’s wrist while at the same time the other person tries to move away. Eco-Rep and biochemistry freshman Nicole Williams said she enjoyed the game because it is something fun in which everyone is able to participate. The game required glow stick wristbands so that people were able to see players’ wrists. The glow sticks were the only aspect of the event that was not sustainable. Ramirez said they had found a company that would provide sustainable glow sticks but the deal fell through so they had to go with the less sustainable option. Planning for the event began last semester, Ramirez said. “It’s just very personally rewarding to be an educator (and) see students getting excited about education,” Ramirez said.
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Residents turned off their lights and electronics for Earth Hour and headed to the UA Mall on Saturday night to enjoy entertainment hosted by the Residence Hall Association. The event featured performances from the Charles Darwin Experience, Elemental Artistry, and Planet Djembe.
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policebeat By Alexander Vega Arizona Daily Wildcat
Football player intercepts shoplifting charge
A UA football player was arrested for shoplifting from the UofA Bookstore on March 23 at 1:32 p.m. A University of Arizona Police Department officer responded to the bookstore after receiving a call from bookstore security. Upon arriving, the officer met with the security employee on the second floor outside of the conference room. The employee identified the two suspects detained in the conference room. One of the suspects stole two packs of pens — which were clearly marked for sale — from the shelf, walked past all points of sale and out through the exit. Security staff confronted the suspect outside of the store. While speaking with the employee, the suspect attempted to pass the stolen pens to the other suspect who was with him. Observing the handoff, the security employee then escorted both men to the second floor conference room. The suspect who stole the pens said he needed them for a class project. He intended to pay for them but decided that because he did not have the cash on him that he would steal them instead. He said that he felt stupid for trying to pass them to his friend because he didn’t want to get his friend in trouble. The other suspect confirmed the story. Both of the students are UA football players and the first suspect was cited for shoplifting and released on scene. A Dean of Students Office referral was completed for the shoplifting student, and the surveillance footage was placed into UAPD property as evidence.
Boyfriend tears through stop sign following tense talk
A UAPD officer stopped a male UA student chasing after a girl on his bike on March 23. The officer was on regular patrol at Cherry Avenue and University Boulevard when he saw a male student on a beach cruiser ride up the grass area on the side of the Meinel Optical Sciences building. The student rode across the sidewalk onto Cherry Avenue and rode southbound toward Arizona Stadium. It appeared to the officer thought that the man was trying to catch a female student who was already at the intersection of Cherry Avenue and Fourth Street. At the intersection, the man failed to stop for the stop sign and continued southbound. The officer caught up and stopped the man to ask why he was riding across the grass. He told the officer that he and his girlfriend were arguing and that he was trailing her on way home. The two of them were originally on the grass outside of the Meinel Optical Sciences building talking. After hearing the man’s statement, the officer caught up with the girlfriend, who more or less confirmed the man’s story. The officer gave the man a warning for failing to stop at the stop sign.
Repeat offender banned from dorms for not having escort
A regular non-UA affiliated visitor to Hopi Lodge Residence Hall was ejected from the hall on March 23. Around 6:40 p.m., a UAPD officer responded to the hall after a report of a man in a room without the resident present. Upon arriving, the officer found the community director speaking with the man inside the room. The officer recognized the man as the one who had attempted to stay in the hall during spring break. The community director was telling the man that although he was in the room with another Hopi Lodge resident, he couldn’t be in the room unless the actual resident of the room was with him. After explaining the rule, the director asked the man to gather his property to be escorted from the building. While the man was collecting his things, the officer spoke with the director. He said that he was told by a resident that the man had returned to the hall around 3 p.m. and again around 5:40 p.m. He checked the room where the man’s girlfriend lives. When he arrived, the door was open and the man was in the room with another resident. He asked for the whereabouts of the man’s girlfriend, the sole resident of the room, but she had just left the hall. Without the girlfriend present, though, the director informed him that he was in direct violation of UA Residence Life policy. Due to several incidents involving the man being inside the hall without an escort, the director informed him that he would not be allowed to return until given permission by UA Residence Life. The girlfriend returned to the room and said she thought it was OK for the man to be in her room accompanied by a hall resident. She said that she already had a meeting with Residence Life staff about the incident during spring break. The director informed her that he couldn’t be in her room, no matter how brief, without her presence. The man was escorted from the hall and told not to return until contacted by Residence Life to be invited back as a guest. Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found at www.uapd.arizona.edu.
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ASUA split on possible Elections Code changes
By Luke Money Arizona Daily Wildcat
ASUA presidential candidates Daniel Hernandez and James Allen say ASUA’s Elections Code needs to be re-evaluated in the wake of their disqualifications on March 9. But officials in the Associated Students of the University of Arizona differ on how, or if, the code should be changed. ASUA candidates are allowed nine violation checks under the code. Each election violation that is deemed to give a candidate an unfair advantage over another is charged with one check, and additional checks can be given depending on the severity of the violation. Hernandez and Allen each received 11 checks during the ASUA general election, though both are appealing to the ASUA Supreme Court. ASUA President Emily Fritze said she believes the check system needs to be re-evaluated. “We will take a serious look on what constitutes a check and how we handle evidence to see how we better serve the candidates and students to make sure this doesn’t happen again,” she said.
Fritze also said that the Elections Code should be updated often to ensure it remains current and fair. “I think that we will have to make changes,” she said. “We can never predict what will happen, but it seems that every year we must react to make changes to improve the code to ensure a fair election.” ASUA Elections Commissioner Michael Colletti said he does not believe the code needs to be changed and that he thought the new system of candidate slates brought additional challenges to the elections process. “I think that created a whole new aspect to elections,” he said. “But I don’t think the code or violation system needs restructuring.” Each candidate was required to attend a Mandatory Candidates Meeting, during which the ASUA Violation Guide was gone over in “great detail,” according to Colletti. Despite this, Hernandez said he believed that violations had been handedoutinconsistentlythroughout the course of the election. Hernandez also said he thinks the number of permissible election violations checks should be increased for candidates running on a slate, since if one member of that slate receives a check, every other slate
candidate is charged one as well. “It’s very easy for an entire slate to be disqualified with such a small number of checks allowed for slates,” he said. “We need to be looking at slates, how we clearly define them and how, monetarily, they can work together and have a little more freedom.” Allen called this year’s election a “clear indicator” that the Elections Code needs to be re-evaluated. “It will be a priority of mine to review the inefficiencies and ineffectiveness of the code, and revise it in a manner that ensures future elections results are arrived at following the utmost professional and democratic processes,” he wrote in an email. Allen stopped short of saying that the number of allowable checks should be increased, however. “The entirety of the code needs to be critically reevaluated, including provisions regarding slate members and tickets,” he wrote. “Before narrowing our focus to individual parties of the elections process, questions regarding the criteria and issuance of checks, and the nature of the violations themselves, should be thoroughly reviewed.”
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Doors are opening. You may feel like hiding out before taking this leap toward fulfilling a purpose or dream. That’s okay. Cancer (June 22 - July 22) — Today is a 7 — Find your spiritual side, and listen. You have the energy, resources and ability to generate something you’ve been wanting. Release self-doubt and pessimism. Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — Unless distracted by introspection and self-criticism, you can really move a group project for-
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Notice of Public Tuition Hearing Arizona Board of Regents March 28, 5:00p.m. - 7:00 p.m. UA - Tucson Harvill Building, Room 211 UA - Sierra Vista Academic Technology Building, B138 The Arizona Board of Regents will conduct a public, interactive hearing to hear testimony and comments from the public, students, and other interested parties regarding the level of tuition and mandatory student fees to be charged for resident and nonresident students. Links to the presidents? proposals will be available at: www.azregents.edu. For more information, call 602-229-2500. Real Women, Real Beauty Exhibition Mar 2 – 31. Student Union Gallery Description Challenging the media’s unrealistic portrayal of women, these photographs of real UA women focus on the reclamation of the female form and celebrate realistic health. Exhibit open March 2-31st with an opening reception on March 9. Part of Women’s Herstory Month Art Exhibit by Carol Lucas March 21, 2011 May 13, 2011 9a.m. - 4:30p.m. Local artist Carol Lucas is currently displaying her vibrant acrylic artwork, featuring nature. Campus Christian Center, 715 N. Park Ave. http://clucasart. shutterﬂy.com
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Arizona Bach aria Consort Faculty, Guest & Student Artists. Ars Moriendi, The art of Dying: In Praise of Anna Magdalena Bach, Mother-Mucisian 7:00 pm March 28 in the Music Bldg, Holsclaw Hall. Admission: *General Admission: $5.00 Ticket Agent: Fine Arts Box Ofﬁce. 520.621.1162 Weekly Writing Workshop March 28, 4p.m. - 5p.m.Victoria Stefani of the Writing Skills Improvement Program will discuss “Style: Rules (and Non-Rules) of Usage.” This lecture is part of a semester-long series of free workshops held every Monday. Modern Languages Rm: 410
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Weekly Writing Workshop “Style: Rules (and Non-Rules) of Usage.” on March 28 from 4-5pm in Modern Languages 410. Exhibit Commemorates Stewart Lee Udall Legacy “I’m for Stew: The Life and Times of Stewart Lee Udall” will be on display through June 15 in the gallery at Special Collections at the University Libraries, located at 1510 E. University Blvd. “Face to Face: 150 Years of Photographic Portraiture” exhibit is being shown in the Center for Creative Photography main auditorium until May 15, 2011.
“Treasures of the Queen” Exhibit at UA Mineral Museum Feb. 06 — May 31 1601 E. University Blvd. 520-621-4516 The Flandrau Science Center and the UA Mineral Museum presents a special exhibition celebrating historic Bisbee and collections of rare Bisbee minerals, including specimens from the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. The Aesthetic Code: Unraveling the Secrets of Art, through April 12, 2011. University of Arizona Musem of Art. “Ansel Adams: Arizona and the West” exhibit is being shown in the Center for Creative Photography until May 15, 2011.
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“Musical Compositions of Ted DeGrazia” January 21, 2011 - January 16, 2012 Musically inspired artwork from throughout the artist’s career is on display, including the complete collection of paintings from his 1945 Master of Arts thesis at the University of Arizona titled “Art and its Relation to Music in Music Education.” Degrazia Gallery in the Sun 6300 N. Swan Road
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2Bd W/pooL, a/c, laundry, dishwasher, fountain, ramada, oak floors, covered porch. $700/mo. 2806 N. tucson Blvd. (tucson & glenn intersection) cell: 520-2402615 or 520-299-3987
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cHarmIng condo For rent. 2miles UoFA. 2Br W/balconies, 2bth, office room, new appliances, washer and dryer, patio, 2covered parking + visitors parking. Quiet/ safe.(campbell/ glenn) $825. contact 520-906-2325
! 2Bdrm. 3BLks to UofA. (June $925) or (August $995) Beautiful 1200sq.ft. duplex. granite counters, dishwasher, W/d, A/c, covered parking, private landscaped yard. great location. No pets. 520743-2060. www.tarolaproperties.com. !!!!!1Bd W/pooL, laundry, fountain, ramada, oak floors, covered porch. $550/mo. Available June 1st. 2806 N. tucson Blvd. cell: (520)240-2615, (520)299-3987. 2Bd/ 1Ba adams/ tyndall. private yard, off-street parking, A/c walk to UofA. $800/mo. $745 deposit. w/d, newer kitchen. Available June 1st. 843 e. Adams #2. 520-240-2615 2Bd/ 1Ba on Adams/ tyndall. extra large, 1000sqft w/ W/d, A/c, & private yard with off street parking, $1000/mo $800 deposit 843 e. Adams #1 call 520-2402615. 2BLk nortH to UA/ UMc. Awesome 3bedroom ($1350) 2bedroom ($700) 1bedroom ($485). Nice, quiet environment. Available 6/1, 8/1. call 591-8188 2BLocks From campus, $780. Large 2Br 1BA, ceiling fans, tile floors, carport, yard, W/D, linen closet security bars. www.thecastleproperties.com. 882-8153. Large 2Bd 1BtH. 2blocks from campus, parking, W/d, A/c, quiet, clean. $700/mo. see website for availability: www.thecastleproperties.com 520-406-5515 or 520-9032402. on ua cattran route, preleasing for 2011 school year, newer duplex, 3Bd/ 2Bd, small fenced yard, upgraded appliances, W/d, close to campbell corridor and UofA. $1395/mo, $1395 deposit. 520-909-4089
! HIstorIc West unIversIty studios. $425 to $650. Beautiful 1920’s architecture with wood floors, private patios, W/D. No pets. Available June. 520-7432060. www.tarolaproperties.com.
! 1-5 Bedroom Houses and Apartment Units located close to UofA. preLeAsINg For sUMMer ANd FALL 2011! www.prestigiousUofArentals.com call 331.8050 for showing appts ! 1/2/3/4 Bedroom Homes. renovated, updated and new homes available. Walk/Bike to UA. great Amenities. email@example.com or 310.497.4193 ! 1918 caLIF. BungaLoW in Historic West University. $950. Beautiful 1bedroom craftsman home in pristine condition. oak floors, fireplace, A/C, W/D, security system and professionally maintained walled grounds. No pets. Available June. 520-7432060. www.tarolaproperties.com. ! 2Bdrm. cottage 4BLks. to UofA. (June $825) or (August $895). Hardwood floors, dishwasher, W/d, A/c, covered parking, walled landscaped grounds. No pets. 520-743-2060. www.tarolaproperties.com. ! 3BLocks to ua. two houses, great condition. 2BR +den/office+ central air ANd detached 1Bedroom/1Bath. Washer/dryer. start May 1st. $1375/mo. the property Management group. 721-7121 ! 4 or 5 Bedroom 3BatH. $2200 all new inside. Mountain Lee area. Quiet, no pets, security patrolled, security bars. Available 6/1 299-5020/ 624-3080 ! 7 Bedroom 7 BatH Brand neW Huge 3900sqft luxury home. 4car garage. Huge common areas, 7 Large Master suits. Balconies. Monitored security system. Available August, Be first to live in this amazing home. 8841505 www.MyUofArental.com.
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! amazIng West unIversIty 1bdrm guest house. $750. secluded walled in bungalow with oak floors, A/C, W/D, lovely private yard and much more. No pets. Available June. 520-7432060. www.tarolaproperties.com. ! august avaILaBILIty uncomparaBLe LUxUry- 6bdrm 6BAtHs each has own WHIrLpooL tub- shower. 5car gArAge, Walk-in closets, all granite counters, large outside patios off bedrooms, full private laundry, very large master suites, high ceilings. tep electric discount. Monitored security system. Very close to UA. 884-1505 www.MyUofArental.com !!! 5BLocks to UofA Lee st near Mountain. one bedroom house $590 plus gas and electric, completely remodeled with $35,000 in new stuff, wood floors, Ac, No pets, security patrol, quiet, <uofahousing.com> 624-3080 or 299-5020. !!!!!sIgn up now for Fy11– 2, 3, 4 & 5bdm, Newer homes! 1mi to UofA, A/c, garages & all appl. included. www.goldenWestManagement.com 520-790-0776 !4Br/ 2Ba, $2500/ month, BrANd NeW, walk or bike to campus, Ac, W/d, great house, 520891-9043 or http://www.UAoffcampus.com !5BLocks nW ua Huge Luxury Homes 4br/ 4.5ba +3car garage +large master suites with walk-in closets +balconies +10ft ceilings up and down +dW, W&d, pantry, tep electric discount, monitored security system. pool privileges. reserve now for August 884-1505 www.myUofArental.com !reserve your 2 or 4 or 6 bedroom home now for August. great homes 2 to 5 blocks to UA. call for details. 884-1505 or visit us at www.MyUofArental.com. $800-$2400 Fy11 – 3, 4 & 5bdm, BrANd NeW homes! 2mi to UofA, A/c, garages & all appl. included. www.goldenWestManagement.com 520-790-0776 1Bedroom 750sQFt guestHouse internet included, walled yard, pets ok, washer/dryer $500 ALso WALK to cAMpUs 1Bedroom 900sqft House in sam Hughes, washer/dryer $575 cALL redI 520-623-5710 WWW.AZredIreNtALs.coM 1Bedroom House Water included, fireplace, fenced yard, pets ok $450 ALso cLose to cAMpUs 1Bedroom House 900sqft, a/c, wood floors, fireplace, washer/dryer, basement $750 cALL redI 520-623-5710 WWW.AZredIreNtALs.coM
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1BLk nortH oF UMc, Walk /Bike to UA, 2Bd/ 1BA cLeAN! A/c, W/d, $995/Mo, 520-9900783, http://tucson.craigslist.org/apa/2278568496.html
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1BLk nortH oF UMc, Walk/ Bike to UA, NeW! cLeAN! 3Bed/ 2BA, A/c, W/d, $1490/mo. 520.990.0783 http://tucson.craigslist.org/apa/2278616197.html 2Bedroom 2BatH Walk to campus Beautiful Historic building all updated with stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, granite countertops, oak floors, two private decks, walk in closets, water paid, street assigned parking, intercom security with remote front door control pre-LeAsINg $1495 call real estate direct 520623-2566 2BLocks to campus 4Bedroom 2Bath House 2000sqft, washer/dryer, wood floors, a/c $1550 ALso AWesoMe deAL 5Bedroom 3Bath House in sam Hughes with pooL, cabana with bath, fireplace, washer/dryer $2600 cALL redI 520-623-5710 WWW.AZredIreNtALs.coM 2mIn to campus IN Fy11– 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5bdm, homes & apartments! 1mi to UofA, A/c, garages & all appl. included. www.goldenWestManagement.com 520-7900776 3Bd/ 2Ba spacIous home with brand new A/c, and W/d. New kitchen and master suite, large walled yard and off-street parking. A short walk from north campus. Available August. $1600. call John 429-0396. 3Bed, 2BatH, a/c, Tile floors, ceiling fans, dishwasher, washer & dryer, pantry, large enclosed yard, covered parking. Immaculate. Available now. pima & columbus. 3miles to campus. $1050. call 631-7563. 3bed. 1040 edison. Fantastic location, walk to campus, large rooms, outdoor fireplace, huge yard, updated kit., concrete ﬂoors, laundry, AC. $1500/mo. available august. call ryan 312203-9024. 3Bedroom 2BatH Home 3blocks from campus. For rent starting Aug 1, poss sooner. firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414908-9883 for more info. 3Br/ 2Ba House 1578sqft N Los Altos (1mi from UofA) Appliances, Furniture. Fenced yard. $940/mo Available now. call for application 602-568-9806 3Br/2Ba WItH pooL. 1 1/2 miles to UofA. Washer/ dryer, fenced yard, garage + 2carports, covered patio, includes pool service- $1575/Mo. call Lynn 831320-3127. 3dr $995 UofA rooms steel 7002
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4Bd 2Ba august 2011. greAt LocAtIoN! $1900 spacious rooms, fireplace, W/D, A/C, addiitonal storage. cALL AMy 520440-7776
aWesome 6Bedroom, 3BatH House. $3400/month. Available August 2011. Large floor plan with huge covered porch, washer/dryer, A/c, two balconies, walk in closets, alarm system, pets welcome, plus more. http://www.Universityrentalinfo.com No security deposit (o.a.c.) call 747-9331. aWesome LocatIon! 5Bdrm/ 3BAtH HoMes at 1521 N. park Ave & 920 e. elm. Lg rooms, walk-in closets, security doors & gates. Leases begin first week of Aug. $2975 p/month incl. city fees & water. contact erika: 602-703-5557 or email@example.com BeautIFuL FurnIsHed House for rent. 4Bd 3BA. Water included. Located on 5acres in river/ pontotoc area. $1250/mo. Available April 1st. call Kathy 7924589 Brand neW 5Bedroom 2BatH House $3300/month. Walking distance to UA. A/c, washer/dryer, three covered balconies, walk in closets, extra storage, alarm system, pets welcome. Watch your new home being built! No security deposit (o.a.c.) http://www.Universityrentalinfo.com call 747-9331. cLose ua and pima. great location to school and 4th Avenue area. 3Bd/ 2Bd, recently painted and newer carpet, huge fenced backyard, W/d, preleasing for fall 2011 school year. rent $1050, deposit $1050. 520-909-4089 dmt propertIes. personaLIzed property management servIces sInce 1999. 1,2,3, and 4 bedroom homes available. close to UofA with many amenties. call Ilene 520.240.6487. firstname.lastname@example.org. great deaL! Look! 4Bedroom. $575/ person. LoW MoVeIN costs. close to UofA. clean open floor plan. CALL FOR DEtAILs! 520.398.5738. neWer Home 3Bd/ 2ba, 2story w/garage in desirable river Haven. Ft. Lowell/columbus. All appliances including W/d. $1195/mo. Available May. 3609098. prIces startIng at $390 per room, per month. Individual leases, private entrances fully furnished 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes available for immediate move in. call or come by today! 520.622.8503, 1725 N. park Ave. Visit us at www.casaespanaapts.com. saHuaro poInt vILLas A class of their own. We offer 5Bd 2BA gorgeous homes. 2story with polished concrete floors. W/D included, fenced yard, your new home has it all. Located 1mile for UofA. call today to reserve tucson’s best kept secret. 520-3231170 or visit us at 2326- 2366 N 6th Ave
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5Bd 4Ba august 2011. Huge rooms, W/d, A/c, Walk-in closets, Vaulted ceilings. NIce! cALL AMy 520-440-7776 5Bd For august 2011. Large bedroom, laundry, A/c, additional storage $2250. Best deAL! cALL AMy 520-440-7776 6 or 7 Bedroom. aWesome floorplan, big rooms, blocks to campus! Front door parking! rent $645/ person. 520-398-5738 www.casabonitarentals.com.
very cooL House! Helen st, 5Br, 3BA, walk to UofA, 2car gar, 8 car park, pooL, fenced yard, pets OK, 42” flat TV!, $2,750/MN, debbie 520-419-3787 WaLk to campus 3Bedroom 2Bath House 3080sqft, washer/dryer, Arizona rm, a/c, wood floors, beamed ceilings $1220 ALso Available August 3Bedroom 2bath House with game rm, den, fireplace, washer/dryer, vaulted ceilings $1800 cALL redI 520623-5710 WWW.AZredIreNtALs.coM
perFect Home 3Bd 2BA August 2011. $1650. Big rooms, W/d, A/c, yard, 2car garage. cALL AMy 520-440-7776
a great LocatIon, at an incredible price! M/F needed for a fully furnished HUge apartment close to campus. Most utilities paid, private entrances, separate leases. call for our move in specials 520.622.8503 avaIL ImmedIateLy - $450 + 1/2UtILItIes Large MBr (13’x18’) with walk in closet & Master Bath- It’s like a private suite - in newly remodeled 1500sqft townhome 10min from UA. New kitchen, new tile. Washer & dryer in unit. tH complex has pool, spa, tennis courts. 1/2mi from park and river Walk. Non smoker and no pets. Female graduate student preferred. (roomate is a 28yr old UA graduate who teaches 5th gr and coaches Hs volleyball.) call Amanda: 520-360-4226 m/F needed For great apartment close to campus (5blocks away), fully furnished, most utilities are paid, private entrances, separate leases! MUst see! call Astrid 520.622.8503. roommates Wanted/ roomates needed! 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms open for immediate move in. M/F ok, smoking/Non-smoking available, starting from $390. Individual leases, private entrances. call for appointment 520.622.8503. Want peace & QuIet? Working individual to share furnished home near Foothills Mall. $400/ mo plus Utilities call 245-8308
az eLIte Landscapers We provide landscape service to residential, vacant lots and commercial properties www.azelitelandscapers.com call 520-207-9699
save your Quarters for playing pool down on 4th Ave. We have washers and dryers in select homes! Imagine the time and money you’ll save doing laundry in your own home! 5blocks from campus- 10minutes walking 5minutes on a bike. close to University Boulevard and 4th Ave. call for specials 520-622-8503 or 1725 N. park Avenue.
$100 - $5,000 casH pAId for unwanted cars, pick-ups, 4x4’s, jeeps, motorcycles & scooters. running or not. Free towing. 7 days. 409-5013.
very cooL House! 2Br, 1BA, walk to UofA, fenced yard, pets oK, $1,000/MN, debbie 520-4193787 very cooL House! 2Br, 1BA + den/dining room, walk to UofA, fenced yard, pets oK, $1,000/MN, debbie 520-419-3787 very cooL House! 5th st, 4Br, 3BA, 2car gar, Hot tUB, fenced yard, pets OK, 42” flat TV!, $2,350/MN, debbie 520-419-3787
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a cLose to campus, close to play, and close to perfect new home. We have 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes with private entrances, separate leases, roommate matching if needed, fully furnished, most utilities paid and much more. call or come by for this weeks’ special 520-622-8503 or 1725 N. park Avenue. aLL are WaLkIng distance to uofa/ umc. 1631 e Lester 2Br 1BA, 1600sqft. Fireplace, W/d, A/c, $1100. Available in August. 1535 e seneca 3Br 2BA 1800sqft A/c, W/d $1650 Available in June. 2319 e Helen 3Br 2BA 2250sqft, A/C, W/D, fireplace $1700. Available in August. 7773995.
very cooL House! Helen st, 5Br, 2BA, walk to UofA, 5 car park, Hot tUB, fenced yard, sport court, pets OK, 42” flat TV!, $2,400/MN, debbie 520-419-3787
arIzona eLIte cLeaners We are a maid, housekeeping and cleaning service. Having a party, we’ll clean the mess. www.Azelitecleaners.com call 520-207-9699
4Br, 2Ba, 2car garage, ceiling fans, fireplace. 2.8miles from campus. 445 e. geronimo Bluff Loop. $1600/mo. +utilities. Available Aug. 1. call 419-4490.
very cooL House! campbell & spdwy, walk to UofA, 6Br, 4BA, 5 car park, pooL, fenced yard, pets OK, 42” flat TV!, $3,200/MN, debbie 520-419-3787
BIke to campus IN Fy11– 1, 2 & 3bdm townhomes & condos! A/c, garages, Free WIFI & all appl. www.goldenWestManagement.com 520-790-0776
4BLocks to campus and downtown 2Bedroom 2bath House 1100sqft, washer/dryer, fenced yard, pets ok $875 ALso West University Historic 2Bedroom 1.5bath 1100sqft House a/c, wood floors, office, fireplace, walk in closet $975 cALL redI 520623-5710 WWW.AZredIreNtALs.coM
very cooL House! 5th st, 4Br, 3BA, 8 car park, Hot tUB, fenced yard 1/2acre lot, pets oK, 42” flat TV!, $2,350/MN, Debbie 520-419-3787
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answers to your ques�ons about sex and rela�onships Condom use among UA students who are sexually active is at an all-time high. 67% of students who have sexual intercourse usually or always use a condom. (2010 Health & Wellness Survey, N=2,931)
Does abstinence-only sex education have a negative effect on sexual health and awareness?
A. Abstinence-only curricula have been ineffective, based on what we know from published studies. Despite $1.5 billion in funding since 1998, these programs have failed to reduce sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), decrease teen pregnancy, or significantly delay sexual initiation among young people.1 Perhaps even more troubling, a review of thirteen abstinence-only programs found that eleven of them contained false, misleading, or distorted information, according to findings from a 2004 Congressional Report. Most Americans – parents, students, and health experts alike – support some form of comprehensive sex education that is medically accurate and age-appropriate. These programs include information on contraception, STDs, relationships, and decision-making; as well as emphasizing that abstinence is the only 100% effective option to prevent pregnancy and STDs. In contrast to abstinence-only programs, comprehensive sex ed programs have been shown to be effective by preventing STDs and unintended pregnancy without increasing
sexual initiation, the frequency of sex, or the number of sexual partners among those who participate in them. In fact, many comprehensive programs have been shown to delay or decrease sex, thereby reducing risk. Although the U.S. has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates among developed countries, a significant drop in the teen birth rate occurred from 1991-2004, much of it attributed to the improved use of contraception.2 These results support the fact that providing accurate and complete information allows individuals to make more informed decisions... not unlike the goal of this column. Have a question on sex or relationships? Email us at email@example.com or check out over 10 years of SexTalk Q&As online here: 1
Hauser D. Five Years of Five Years of Abstinence-OnlyUntil-Marriage Education: Assessing the Impact.
Santelli J et al. Explaining recent declines in adolescent pregnancy in the United States: the contribution of abstinence and improved contraceptive use.
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it was going in, but it just chipped the front of the rim.” The ball bounced back into the frantic key. The buzzer sounded and Connecticut danced into the Final Four. Connecticut 65, Arizona 63. “UConn took our hats, took our shirts and took our nets,” Horne said, “and it hurts to swallow.” Nine times out of 10, Horne makes that shot. In three of its four games, Arizona did make that clutch shot to survive and play another day in the NCAA Tournament. This side of a close one stung immediately. Williams walked out of the locker room with teary red eyes. Kyle Fogg buried his head in his uniform in the corner like a statue. And Horne took several minutes to speak. He sat motionless facing an empty locker. The first reporter who asked Horne to talk was turned down. Arizona’s sports information director chatted with Horne for a bit and then he opened up. In reality, it was too soon to ask anything. It was way too soon to comprehend what had just happened and articulate it with composure.
REBIRTH continued from page 14 like that,” said forward Solomon Hill, “you’re talking about maybe before the season started, some people saying maybe we wouldn’t make the tournament again, it’d take a couple years for Coach to get us going. “Just to see us go far, I wouldn’t trade anything for that.” With a four-player recruiting class coming next season, expectations are suddenly Final Four or bust, even if forward Derrick Williams elects to make the jump to the NBA.
HOOPS continued from page 14 onto the court in jubilation. “Everyone will always focus on the last play, last shot,” Miller said. “Jamelle should feel fine. The big shot that he made to give us a chance. … We wouldn’t have been in
— Bryan Roy is an interdisciplinary studies senior. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @wildcathoops. “I have no doubt Miller will eventually bring a national championship to Arizona,” said junior Kyle Fogg, who sat in the locker room after the UConn loss with his jersey over his face. A realization swept over Fogg, who ended up at Arizona through the tumultuous recruiting efforts of the final years of the Lute Olson era. He has one last chance to make a run through the tournament. “It hurts because you never know when you can possibly make it this far,” Fogg said. “I’m going to take this week off and work as hard as I’ve ever worked, get back in the gym and see what we can do next season.” that situation.” Horne sat in the locker room afterward, staring blankly at his locker before he would take off his Arizona jersey for the last time. “We knew we were fortunate to come out of those games that we won. We knew it would be that type of game,” Horne said. “Being on the other side of it sucks. It’s all over.”
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But Horne did — taking it hard on himself — and eventually the rest of the team realized that one missed shot didn’t define this season. Fans on Twitter said they couldn’t have asked for a better season. People called it unforgettable, uplifting, spectacular, amazing, miraculous and more. Arizona exceeded all expectations and played in an Elite Eight with house money and maximum heart. “I think everyone in the room knows I’ve got to make that shot,” he said. “It’s just going to be hard to sleep on that for a while.” Tonight, maybe it is tough to sleep on. Maybe it’ll be tough tomorrow, too, or next week watching the Final Four on television or next month when Derrick Williams decides if he’ll leave early for the NBA Draft. But eventually all Arizona fans will sleep well knowing this team won 30 games, captured a Pacific 10 Conference title and advanced to the Elite Eight by beating Duke this season. Because that’s really what people will remember about Horne’s senior year.
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Wildcats’ new attitude helps lead to sweep of Matadors By Nicole Dimtsios Arizona Daily Wildcat The Arizona Wildcats softball team is in the midst of a total program mindset change right before the Pacific 10 Conference season starts. After what third baseman Brigette Del Ponte called a “reality check” at the Judi Garman Classic, head coach Mike Candrea sat down with each player individually and asked for a change. “I basically told them the other day, I want you to look at this as a job because it is a job,” Candrea said. “We’re giving you $150,000 to get an education, damn it, we expect something in return. “I think basically it was kind of the nutshell,” he said. “What are you doing to help this team get out of this funk?” The Wildcats answered the call during its final weekend of non-conference play against the California State University, Northridge Matadors, sweeping the series in run-ruled games 8-0 on Friday, 10-1 on Saturday and 16-5 on Sunday. In the process of the total program upheaval, Arizona altered anything it could to change its approach. The Wildcats altered their mentality, their cheering style and even how they prepare for games. Sophomore pitcher Kenzie Fowler used a blue headband color for the fist time ever as a Wildcat. She also donned eye black on Friday night when she threw a combined no-hitter with fellow pitcher Shelby Babcock. In addition to the accessory changes, Fowler is also making adjustments to her pitching style — again.
Chitwood shines in NCAA’s By Kelly Hultgren Arizona Daily Wildcat
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Sophomore third baseman Brigette Del Ponte rounds the bases after homering over the weekend in Arizona’s three-game sweep of California State University, Northridge.
“I’m just tweaking it a little to see what feels good for me at this point,” she said. “I’ve kind of struggled finding myself the last few weeks, so it felt good (on Friday).” The Arizona dugout was noticeably louder throughout the weekend and mirrored a small arm motion each Wildcat batter performed after recording a hit. “We’re playing with excitement,” Del Ponte said. “We’re using more swag. It was just something we needed.” Although the Wildcats’ changes may seem trivial, they’re working. The Wildcats hit eight home runs by five different players highlighted by Kristen Arriola and Baillie Kirker’s grand slams in the first inning of Sunday’s game. Every Wildcat starter had at least
one hit on the weekend, something that was visibly missing from the Arizona stat line last weekend. With conference play close on the horizon, Candrea said the change was both necessary and effective during the weekend series with the Matadors. “The game is played between the lines and one of the big parts of it is the passion you have for the game,” Candrea said. “You can’t lose that.”
The senior catcher needs just six more home runs to break the Arizona record for home runs and 12 to break the NCAA-all time record. Chambers hit her 80th career home run on Friday against the Matadors. She is just the fifth all-time player to reach the 80 home run milestone.
The Arizona men’s swimming and diving team took fourth place at the 2011 NCAA Championships in Minneapolis on Saturday, but the highlight came in an individual performance. For the second year in a row, junior captain Cory Chitwood became the NCAA champion in the 200-yard backstroke. Despite Chitwood being the favorite, the race went down to the wire. His main competition, Indiana’s Eric Ress, was neck and neck with Chitwood up until the last eight hundredths of a second, when Chitwood just barely hit the wall before him. “Before the race, I was just nervous and I think I was probably more nervous for this 200 back than I was for last year’s back,” Chitwood said. “I guess I just felt a little more pressure trying to defend the title. In the race, I just wanted to go out with the guy that was next to me. I knew he would go out fast.” Like Chitwood, Ress is also a national champion in the 200-meter backstroke, except Ress won his in France. Chitwood was fully aware of Ress’ credentials. “I also knew he was an experienced 200 backstroker,” he said. “He’s a French national champion, so I just wanted to go out head to head with that guy and put myself in the race, and see what I could do in the last
50 meters. Luckily it turned out good for me.” Chitwood’s win was his favorite moment of the weekend, he said, and it helped mask the disappointment he and his team felt on the second day of competition when the Wildcats fell behind. “Day two was sort of rough for the whole team,” Chitwood said. “We didn’t swim as well as we wanted to at finals, but you know the NCAA’s, there were three days and six sessions of swimming. It’s a roller coaster, so there are lots of ups and downs, it’s a crazy meet so you just have to ride it out and see what happens.” After the second day of competition, where Chitwood received All-American honors for the 100 backstroke for placing sixth in the race, he recalled the importance of putting the race behind him, even with his awarded honor. “You’ve got to put each session behind you, that was the past and I had to get over it and concentrate on my 200 back and see what I could do,” Chitwood said. In regards to how the team finished overall, Chitwood is a proud captain. “For us to get wood and be in fourth place is pretty unreal,” Chitwood said. “Our team’s so young, and for us to get fourth place is pretty awesome. “I couldn’t be more proud of the guys.”
Wildcats burned by Devils in first Pac-10 series By Dan Kohler Arizona Daily Wildcat It was a rough start to Pacific 10 Conference play for the No. 15 Arizona baseball team as it dropped two out of three against the No. 6 ASU Sun Devils during the weekend in Tempe. Despite winning the Friday match up, the Wildcats (17-7, 1-2 Pac-10) fell hard in Saturday’s 5-1 loss and couldn’t get the
confidence back to secure the rubber match win on Sunday in an 8-1 loss. “With the start of the Pac-10 season, it’s like I told the guys, every weekend of Pac10 play is a grind,” said head coach Andy Lopez. “Its not a very easy conference. You’ve got to be really good, and you’ve got to outplay your opponents. In many ways, you have to be mentally tougher than your opponents, especially on the road.” For what has been a dominant Arizona
offense since the start of the season, averaging more than seven runs per game, the Wildcats only managed 2.3 per game during the weekend. “Obviously, scoring more than one run is key,” Lopez said. “You’re going to have to pitch the lights out if you’re only going to score one run, that’s one thing that we need to make a jump on.” On Sunday, Arizona starter Tyler Hale looked tough through seven innings until a
two-run home run off the bat of ASU’s (186, 2-1) Austin Barnes opened the floodgates for the Sun Devil offense. “We really did not look very strong mentally in that eighth inning,” Lopez said. “A lot of errors, some physical mistakes and some mental mistakes as well, it’s a little disappointing.” The series got off to a hot start for the BASEBALL, page 12
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Most everyone in the building thought it was going in. “That’s how the game is sometimes,” said forward Kevin Parrom, who had a good look at the final shot from the bench. “It looked good from where I was.” “I thought it was going in honestly,” said UConn guard Kemba Walker, who scored 20 points, including the deciding 64 and 65th points on a jumper over the outstretched arms of Williams. “He (Horne) had just hit a big shot, and everything was in slow motion.” But it rimmed out, and Horne stood frozen in the right corner of the floor as the Huskies poured
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Ten years from now, Jamelle Horne might wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat. What if I had made that shot? By then he might have a wife and children. He might even coach their youth basketball teams. Maybe Horne visits McKale Center for a game and proudly smiles when the 3D Jumbotron catches him sitting courtside for a standing ovation. Maybe while he’s looking up, the banners grab his eye and it’s Sean Miller’s Final Four teams from 2013 to 2019 — the year before he left to coach at Pittsburgh. Maybe he wonders if 2011 should be up there. “That’s literally a shot you dream about taking,” Horne said after the game. “If I could take away one thing, it would be making that shot.” Down by two points, Arizona needed one basket for a trip to the Final Four. Derrick Williams launched a 3-pointer with eight seconds left to give Arizona enough time for an offensive rebound and second game-winner attempt. Williams missed and the ball bounced around the congested key. Horne wound up with it in the same spot he had made the prior clutch 3-pointer a few possessions earlier. “The ball just found me there,” Horne said. “This is going up. Miss or make, I knew it was a great shot. “I had a great look at it. It felt great,” he added. “It looked like
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Junior guard Kyle Fogg buries his head in his jersey after Arizona’s 65-63 loss to UConn in the Elite Eight on Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. The Wildcats fell just short of advancing to the Final Four when senior Jamelle Horne’s 3-pointer bounced off the rim as time expired. Arizona finished the season with a record of 30-8.
Only explanation for loss is not making the shots that counted By Kevin Zimmerman ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT ANAHEIM, Calif. — Aside from conjuring up the idea of an extraordinary buzzer-beater, Arizona players couldn’t summon up any explanations for their 65-63 loss to the UConn Huskies. They simply didn’t make the shots that counted, finishing with a 39 percent shooting average and falling in Saturday’s Elite Eight game at the Honda Center, the third loss out of three tries in the Wildcats’ history of playing in the Anaheim Regional Final. And the Wildcats (30-8) especially didn’t hit the two big shots
in the final eight seconds. “We didn’t hit a lot of shots that we normally hit,” said forward Derrick Williams, who led Arizona with 20 points despite first-half foul trouble. “That’s what it comes down to.” On the game’s final play with Arizona down 65-63, head coach Sean Miller called guard Kyle Fogg’s number. One of the few players shooting the ball well Saturday, Miller wanted to go for the game-winning 3-pointer had it been open, a two if it wasn’t. The Huskies covered Fogg well off a high stagger screen. UConn over-helped on Williams, and, instead of running a pick-and-roll with Fogg, forced him to step
outside the 3-point line. Williams took a 3-pointer with about eight seconds on the clock but missed with enough time for his team to have a second attempt. “I think Derrick (Williams) felt like his man helped a lot, and he popped out,” Miller said. “It’s hard to argue with that. He missed it. And what you hope many times is you get a second shot, and we did.” Senior Jamelle Horne helped tap the offensive rebound to Fogg, who drove into the lane and kicked to Horne. He had drifted to the ring wing — the same place he had hit a 3-pointer with 1:02 left that brought the Wildcats within two points.
Miller’s second year exceeds expectations, places them higher By Kevin Zimmerman ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT ANAHEIM, Calif. — The rebuilding is over. Coming after a 16-15 season that marked how much of a ground-up project the Arizona basketball program needed, a 2010-11 Elite Eight run put the Wildcats back on the winning track faster than even those within the program expected. And while a 65-63 loss to UConn put an end to the Wildcats’ season, it also gave a glimpse of what the future might hold. Sean Miller ’s second season as Arizona’s head basketball coach produced the second-highest win total in school history. “It wasn’t too long ago we were 16-15,” Miller said. “And to be where we were, a shot to go to the Final Four, 30-8, it will probably feel better in a few weeks than it does now. “But I’ve never been prouder of a team, and I’ve never seen a team come so far as
Sophomore Derrick Williams, left, declined to comment on his future after Arizona’s 65-63 loss to UConn in the Elite Eight on Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. Williams, a forward, is predicted by many publications to be a topfive pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, should he decide to leave Arizona early. Mike Christy/ Arizona Daily Wildcat
we did in a short period of time.” Coming into the NCAA Tournament as a No. 5 seed, the Wildcats had a mixed bag of success and failure. They had played top-25 teams like Kansas and Washington tough in the regular season, but had baffling losses in blowouts against BYU and UCLA. At Arizona, Miller’s only win against a ranked opponent was against then-No. 24 Washington last season. Going into the NCAA Tournament, there was no signature victory, one that would announce the Wildcats’ legitimacy and climb back to elite status. Facing four of college basketball’s known powers in the NCAA and beating three, that all changed. Only the overly outspoken — see Charles Barkley, Southern California coach Kevin O’Neill and Ellen DeGeneres — picked UA to go any further than onewin deep in the tournament. Nobody believed them.
After a difficult 77-75 grind-out win against No. 12 seed Memphis in Tulsa, Okla., the Wildcats weren’t favored to beat a physical Texas Longhorn team. “People really didn’t believe in us,” said forward Jesse Perry, a junior transfer in his first year at Arizona. “We really don’t care too much about that. We just wanted to come out and show to ourselves we could do this. But Arizona did beat Texas in a 70-69 affair to advance to the Sweet 16, where they would face No. 1 seed and reigning national champion Duke. There, they exacted revenge on the Blue Devils, who beat Arizona in the 2001 National Championship game. Handily beating Duke 93-77 in Anaheim, Calif., gave the Wildcats an Elite Eight game with UConn — two missed 3-pointers in the final possession robbed Arizona of a Final Four appearance. “You just talk about quick turnaround REBIRTH, page 12
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Sophomore Solomon Hill, middle, was one of the key factors in Arizona’s surprise season. After its Elite Eight run, Arizona’s expectations for next season will be high.
Williams mum on future, NBA Draft status
By Bryan Roy ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Derrick Williams could be the No. 1 overall pick in this summer’s NBA Draft. Scouts love his athletic ability and fans love his Blake Griffin-caliber dunks. National exposure from this NCAA Tournament allowed Williams’ draft stock to soar on the radar of those East Coast hoopsters unable to watch him on a nightly basis. After Arizona’s loss in the Elite Eight, the media asked him the obligatory question. He provided the obligatory response. “I’m not answering that,” Williams said softly outside his locker. “I have
school. That’s all I can say.” NBADraft.net lists Williams as the projected No. 1 pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers. HoopsHype.com and DraftExpress. com list him as No. 2. The headline on ESPN.com right now asks: “Can Derrick Williams add another No. 1 to his résumé in the 2011 NBA draft after taking down Duke?” But Williams didn’t want to hear it. “I want to win a national championship. We came two points shy of a Final Four. Of course I want to win it next year.” UA coach Sean Miller said after the game he would do what is in Williams’ best interest and support his decision either way.
If Arizona fans want to hang on one strand of hope to see William’s junior season, it’s all on his mother, who has kept him humble and hungry. At media day last November, Williams said his mother would fly out to Tucson had if she sensed a bad attitude. “He talks about it: ‘I better not be cocky to the media or say something too smart because mom might read it and come out here,’” Jamelle Horne said about Williams relationship with his mother. “She does not play, for real.” Ex-Wildcats Jordan Hill and Chase Budinger both left school after their junior years to enter the NBA Draft in 2009. Prior to that, UA freshman Jerryd Bayless (who would be a senior this season) left early for the 2008 Draft.
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