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Study says breathe easier Mild asthma does not need daily treatment By Michelle Weiss ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT Those suffering from mild asthma may not need to take medication on a daily basis, according to a new study. A recent 44-week study proved that mild asthma no longer requires daily treatment due to a new method that allows patients to better manage the disease. The new method involves combining controller and reliever medications to reduce the regular dosage amount that a person would normally take, said Dr. Fernando Martinez, a pediatrics professor and the director of the BIO5 Institute. The majority of asthma patients have the mild level of the disease. Martinez, also the director of the Arizona Respiratory Center, who worked on the study, said its purpose was to find a different way to treat asthma so that patients would no longer need a daily regimen of medication. Dr. Sakina Bajowala, an allergy and immunology specialist with Dukane Allergy Asthma Associates Ltd., did not work on the study but has a private practice where she treats asthmatic patients. “When I talk to parents and children about their asthma, once they understand what the risks are of not controlling the asthma, then they’re more than likely to feel more comfortable with using preventative medicine,” Bajowala said. The two main problems are that many patients have to take
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Green Fund Committee Chair Lon Huber, middle left, and Vice Chair Chad Travis discuss potential projects for funding on Tuesday in the Student Union Memorial Center. Projects on the docket included green and sustainable projects around campus.
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The Green Fund Committee allocated $745,800 to various UA sustainability projects on Tuesday. The student-led committee formed last semester when a $24 increase was added to tuition to fund sustainability initiatives on campus. The Green Fund receives $400,000 of that to give to green projects each year and can fund some projects for multiple years. The board’s decisions serve as guidance for the vice president of student affairs’ final approval. In its first set of allotments, the committee approved 20 out of 32 proposals it reviewed. Some proposals were amended by removing money intended to go to marketing efforts because the committee chose to market all
projects in house in order to brand them as Green Fund projects. A proposal to purchase 16 new recycle bins for the Arizona Student Unions at a total cost of $24,000 generated discussion about price and the ability to streamline recycling bins campus wide. In regard to creating campus consistency, Larry Jones, assistant director at Arizona Student Unions, said he has not seen a desire to unify recycling from other departments and said going green isn’t cheap. The proposed bins have been tested and are the small silver bins around campus. “I feel like we can do better,” said Green Fund Committee member Nicholas Theisen. “I think we can find a less expensive way.” While Chester Phillips, graduate assistant for sustainability and arid land resources graduate student,
applauded the committee for its efforts at the end of the hearing, though he said he wanted to see the public play a larger role. “I do not feel like there has been enough public input,” Phillips said. “It appears as though these items have been decided before the meeting.” The proposals fell into three categories and three incomplete proposals were stricken at the beginning of the meeting. The fund allocated money to five projects in the energy category, four in the water and garden category and 10 in the sustainability education category. While proposals were separated into groups, some projects had elements of multiple categories such as two approved proposals to install dashboard systems in residence halls, which would be used to track either utilities or solar energy.
One area of debate was on whether to fund the proposal “Sustainability Condoms.” The proposal includes plans to pass out condoms that have additional packaging with phrases about keeping green, using examples like remembering to turn off the lights. Committee member Peter Burns, a graduate student studying agricultural and resource economics, said he liked the awareness aspect of the project but did not like the idea of spending $900 on extra packaging that he said is likely to end up in a landfill. After some debate over the effectiveness of the message, the proposal passed 6-4.
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Jennifer Hoefle, the program director for LGBTQ affairs , has been educating students in various classes about terminology that is considered offensive, including the phrase “that’s so gay.” Informing students of offensive terminology is a continual effort that launched during the “That’s So Gay” campaign last year, which explained how the phrase, and others such as “queer,” are misused and offend those who identified as gay, according to Jai Smith, a co-director of Pride Alliance and sociology senior. Smith said that terms like “gay” are often used in a derogatory manner, and that
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the context of the word “cuts away” at individual identities. “Hearing negative remarks about something that people see as a part of their core being,” Smith said, “is something that can be devastating to a person’s psyche and selfinterpretation.” Kira Johnson, a co-director of Pride Alliance and junior majoring in English , explained how the phrase “that’s so gay” is constantly misused. “If someone says ‘Oh my gosh, her skirt is gay,’ it’s not gay. It’s just a really bad skirt,” Johnson said. “Does it like other skirts of the same sex?” She added that people need to choose their words carefully, and many other words could be used instead that do
not identify a certain group of people in a negative way. Smith and Johnson both said they usually speak up when they hear others use the phrase by explaining to people that it can be considered offensive. Rob Wolfset, a creative writing junior, said his best friend, who is gay, does not get offended by the phrase “that’s so gay,” but does take offense to the word “faggot.” The phrase, however, is still unnecessary and a different expression should be used instead, Wolfset said. Justin Rosenbaum, a criminal justice sophomore , also said he did not find the phrase offensive. “It’s hard to say (that you
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No cancer, with a cherry on top protein produced by cells in the prostate gland. The goal is to recruit 30 male participants, Thompson said. Participants will be required to consume three cups of cherries per day for four weeks. “The hypothesis is that cherries and other red, blue pigmented fruits contain a compound called anthocyanins,” Thompson said. She said the sweet cherries are “a rich source of what we call a bioactive,” a compound that provides health benefits. Studies have shown that this compound has similar non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory
By Michelle Weiss ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT The Arizona Cancer Center garnered a $58,000 grant to determine whether sweet cherries can prevent prostate cancer. The study, funded by Northwest Cherries, a division of the Washington State Fruit Commission, would allow researchers to recruit men who may be at risk for prostate cancer, said Dr. Patricia Thompson, an assistant professor of public health. This includes men who have a family history of prostate cancer, being overweight or having a slightly elevated prostate-specific antigen, a
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CHERRY continued from page 1 properties as ibuprofen and aspirin, she said. Anthocyanins have also displayed anti-cancerous properties. Thompson said the study would be used to identify men who already have an elevated inflammatory state so that it can be monitored. Specifically, researchers will be looking for prostaglandins, which are molecules that cause inflammation, she said. These are associated with cancer and cardiovascular risk. Thompson, the primary investigator of the study, will also be conducting the study with nutritional sciences graduate student Lindsey Diemert as a part of Diemert’s master’s thesis. Diemert said it is beneficial to be working with a whole food rather than a portion of it. “We’re going to make sure that when they’re eating the cherries, we’re seeing those anthocyanins within the system,” Diemert said. Procedures, such as urine sample collection, will be done to measure any inflammation of the prostate, Thompson said. They also want to find out how much anthocyanin passes through the
digestive tract and into the blood when eating fruits that contain the compound, like cherries. The compound only stays in the blood for six hours, which is why participants will be consuming cherries throughout the day to increase the levels of anthocyanins in the bloodstream. Participants will also have their blood drawn before and after the consumption of the sweet cherries during the study to see how much of the compound remains in the blood, she said. “Prostate cancer can be silent in terms of symptoms,” Thompson said. Prostatitis, which is an inflammation of the prostate gland, may or may not mean someone has cancer. Prostate cancer is picked up with routine screening of the prostate-specific antigen blood test, which is what clinicians look for, she said. A digital exam of the prostate will also be performed to see if there is any enlargement of the prostate. Clinicians will look for elevated PSAs and enlargement of the prostate gland, Thompson said. “It doesn’t necessarily have to present with symptoms,” she said, “and symptoms could be related to benign prostatitis.” Prostate cancer is associated with age and is common among men in their 30s and 40s, she said, but the underlying cause
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is still unknown. African American men are more susceptible to getting prostate cancer at an earlier age, Thompson said. “It’s a pretty significant health problem in older men,” she said. The disease carries a tremendous amount of morbidity. For example, if someone has surgery, sexual dysfunction and bladder dysfunction can occur as a result, Thompson said. Diemert looks at the study as a valuable research opportunity in taking the next step toward prostate cancer prevention, she said. “From what we’ve seen in self-cultures and animal models, we do think it’s going to be beneficial,” she said. If the study proves to have positive effects, cherries will be recommended in order to aid men in the prevention of inflammatory diseases such as prostate cancer, Diemert said.
By Bethany Barnes ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT ASUA is expected to support the drafted fee statement, which looks to garner student opinion more efficiently via survey vote, at Wednesday’s meeting. Sen. Jeff Adams drafted the senate’s statement of support, writing “the university currently does not have a consistent method for student consultation in the fee setting process, and the Associated Students of the University of Arizona fee statement outlines a fair and legitimate form of consulting students.” At the meeting, the Senate will also announce its search for an ASUA government affairs and policy director. The person would keep the president abreast of local and state politics and attend meetings such as those of the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Tucson City Council. ASUA government affairs and policy director would also be in charge of campaigning on local issues that impact UA students.
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With new treatment plans, patients suffering from mild asthma symptoms will no longer need to receive expensive daily treatments.
ASTHMA continued from page 1 medication every day, and when they skip a dose, it becomes less effective, Martinez said. Asthma medication is also very expensive. Approximately $40 billion is spent a year for asthma treatment, he said. Patients use either controller treatments, which are taken every day with or without symptoms present , or reliever treatments, used when a person has symptoms such as a tight chest, trouble exercising or coughing or wheezing, Martinez said. “Preventative inhalers are inhalers that are designed to keep inflammation in the lungs under control so that you don’t have flare-ups of your asthma,” Bajowala said. The reliever medication, Albuterol, is not designed as a daily treatment, Martinez said. Relievers loosen and relax the muscles so Your mobile source for UA news, sports and entertainment
that the airways can open up, Bajowala said. In the study, results showed that twice-a-day daily use of the controller medication was not necessary, Martinez said. The successful method combined the controller with the reliever only when symptoms are present. Instead of taking 720 doses per year, the participants only used one-third of that amount with the new combination method, he said. One concern parents have about the medication is that it can decrease the velocity in which a child grows, as some growth stunting has been shown when using the medication every day, Martinez said. But the study’s combination method showed no stunting in the growth of children aged six to 18 in the study, Martinez said. “The results are important because they show that if you use much lower doses, you can save a significant amount to the healthcare system,” Martinez said.
continued from page 1 take offense to the phrase) unless you are gay,” Rosenbaum said. He admitted that he says “that’s so gay” more than he should, but he never means any offense by it. Other students such as Mary Allt, a pre-physiology freshman , said that she does not use the expression often because she knows that it could offend people. “People need to be careful in how they use it (the phrase “that’s so gay”), because some people say it’s alright and some people take offense to it,” she explained. The biggest problem behind the phrase, Smith said, is that people trivialize it because of the “new era” that we live in. “Students are still being slandered and verbally harassed,” Smith said, giving examples like the preachers on the UA Mall who he said spew hate speech towards the LGBTQ community. “As much as people don’t think that it (the phrase “that’s so gay”) adds to the pool of hate, every drop counts.”
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t’s a rare occasion when ASUA is talked about in a tone that is free of mockery or apathy. The only people who seem to be trusting of the UA student government’s ability to do anything right are the people in it. Everyone else is either caught up in criticizing the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, or too busy not giving a damn. After all, why should anyone care about an organization that claims to represent tens of thousands of voices but can only offer a narrow, limited perspective? Just a small fraction of UA students want to participate in ASUA or vote in its elections. Every year — and this year especially — it feels like every ASUA senator is a white, pre-business sophomore who wants to connect with Greek Life in order to improve representation of students, pursue diversity initiatives and increase transparency. Too many years of relying on these buzzwords have caused ASUA representatives to appear massproduced and unoriginal. Key words like “diversity,” “representation” and “accountability” have lost much of their meaning because ASUA candidates often use those words without having any understanding of them. Because of this, regardless of representatives’ individual performances, ASUA as a whole too frequently fails to connect to the people it seeks to serve. This is why this year’s ASUA candidates deserve to be praised. Few previous groups of candidates have had such a wide range of personal backgrounds and life experiences. Take, for example, Marielos Castro, a freshman studying public health and running for ASUA Senate. Castro, whose platform is based on increasing students’ accessibility to financial aid, is a firstgeneration college student whose campaign was inspired by her search for financial support after her acceptance to the UA. There’s Carlita Cotton, an anthropology junior. Cotton is 39 years old, and a transfer student from Mesa Community College. Based on her own transfer experience, she’s running with the intent to create a more efficient, effective transfer orientation program, which would partner transfer students with current UA students in a two-week buddy system. There’s also Robert Rosinski, a 25-year-old civil engineering sophomore. In his candidate statement, Rosinski, a veteran, credits the Air Force for teaching him the value of “Service Before Self,” and his candidacy is built on a background as a veteran, father and small-business owner. These are only three examples of how far ASUA candidates have come. The notion of “diversity” should never be defined strictly in terms of race or ethnicity. Diversity doesn’t have to look like a United Colors of Benetton ad, or a picture in a brochure of a black man, a Hispanic woman, their white friend and an Asian thrown in for good measure. Real diversity comes from a full spectrum of perspectives, and color is hardly the end-all, be-all deciding factor in what kind of perspective people can bring to the table. Rather, students should seek diversity in all forms. Entrusting 10 kids with the concerns of nearly 40,000 means seeking the widest range of personal experiences possible. And improbably, this time around, ASUA seems to have gotten the memo. The most recent crop of senatorial and executive candidates is truly made up of all sorts. The diversity encompasses ideological, age, experience, racial and ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, and just plain life-view differences. Whoever wins, next year’s ASUA will be one to watch, as student government at the UA strives more than it has in a long time to truly represent the student body.
Having it all: fortune, fame, babies Caroline Nachazel Arizona Daily Wildcat
he positive sign on a Clearblue used to bring fear, insecurity and nausea to unexpectedly expecting mothers. However, thanks to MTV’s “Teen Mom,” that same sign now generates thoughts of possible fame and fortune to new young moms. After the 2008 scandal at a Massachusetts high school where 17 girls made a pact to get pregnant and raise their babies together, it would be logical to assume that pregnancy scandals are “so three years ago.” But apparently, this country cannot get enough of teen pregnancy. Yes, the young mothers on MTV face the problems of any mom struggling to work, breathe and rock the crib, but they also have the thousands of dollars waiting for them in the bank at the end of a season. Although statistics by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown a decline in teen pregnancy rates, pop culture remains fascinated with babies having babies. While flipping through the pages of Us Weekly, In Touch
and People, it’s hard to avoid the faces of the extremely classy “Teen Mom” stars. Pictures of the moms at the grocery store, the park and WalMart with the headline, “Stars: they’re just like us!” stare me down from across a two-page spread. They are moms; I am so glad to know they go to grocery stores and actually do “mom” things. Following these fascinating photos is a story about how three friends of Jenelle Evans, mother of Jace from season two, are now pregnant with hopes of getting their own spin-off show. Is this “The Hills?” No, this is real life, and, sadly, reality television is trying to get girls pregnant. Bizarre and obnoxious are the only two words that can be used to describe the fact that paparazzi follow these girls around simply because they got pregnant before they graduated high school. Sadly, it really is the only reason that the girls have fame and fortune. They are not outrageously beautiful, talented whatsoever or accomplished in anything
other than passing a pregnancy test. MTV’s hit show is the baby boom of our decade. Despite the fact that it is rewarding sexually active young girls, it is an interesting show. Everyone loves engaging in a mindless 60 minutes of other people’s lives that suck, and with more than 2.8 million viewers a week, according to the New York Post, season three is in the making. That means more moms and more babies. The media attention given to these mothers is absurd. It would be fine if the show ended and people moved on to making claims that Snooki and Pauly D are inspiring people to get tans, but unfortunately viewers and fans are stuck on the baby mama drama. “Teen Mom” has unintentionally influenced the way Americans view teen pregnancy. The spotlighted moms have become public figures because of their baby bumps, giving them the 15 minutes of fame that every American citizen secretly envies. At the end of the day, they are mothers with no sleep, crying children and pothead boyfriends, yet somehow our country is obsessed. — Caroline Nachazel is a sophomore studying journalism and communication. She can be reached at email@example.com.
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s most of you know, Nov. 2, 2010 was the day that a very, very red wave swept the political landscape. Here in Arizona, Democrats held 12 of 30 state Senate seats and 25 of 60 state House seats prior to the election. After the election, however, their numbers dwindled to nine Senate seats and 20 House seats. Republicans had healthy majorities before the election, and then gained effective supermajority status afterwards. And with Gov. Jan Brewer winning the governorship in her own right, Republicans can do just about anything they want. These are the types of majorities that enable swift action in order to fix a state’s problems, the kind of majorities that make even the 2008 session of the United States Congress green with envy. But one tiny problem has reared its head with this state Legislature. And that is an appearance of extremely polarizing and partisan politics. Now, what are they doing that would be deemed distressing? Last Thursday, the state Senate voted to create another special license plate. This time it sports a “Don’t Tread on Me” flag in support of none other than the Tea Party. Great, right? Now you can go around and let everybody know that you are a verifiable supporter of smaller
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government. The issue, though, is the fact that proceeds from the purchase of such a special plate would go to Tea Party groups. Again, you may not mind, but consider the flipside, as if you lived in a heavily democratic state. Imagine yourself in Massachusetts. You live in one of only four state senate districts represented by a Republican (a whopping 10 percent of the state) and you feel like you are being suffocated by the color blue. Suppose the Massachusetts Legislature moves, unopposed of course, to designate a new state license plate declaring “I Heart Abortions” with proceeds of its purchase going to groups like Planned Parenthood. You are outraged and in utter shock over the fact that a government entity is openly supporting and funding such a controversial group. Again, the majority of the state arguably supports a woman’s right to choose, and, by extension, groups that provide abortion services. But does that mean the license plate move is right? Then go back to the Wild West state of Arizona, where a majority of the population either belongs to a Tea Party group, or affiliates itself with conservative, government-limiting causes. There are still some in the state that do not want their Legislature exercising their power in such an
openly partisan manner (yes, Maricopa County, there is a more liberallyminded municipality to the south of you with such views). And besides, you guys do know that there are plenty of bumper stickers that are equally effective at professing your small government spirit, right? Now, many of you are using this license plate as more fuel for your state Legislature-bashing fire. This is more of an issue of image than an issue of substance. Yes, designating the Colt single-action Army revolver as the state firearm is not very substantive, but the folks up in Phoenix are busier than you think. Simply taking a look at the official schedule of the state House or Senate will make it clear that all sorts of committees are considering bills put forth by senators and representatives. Just because something of significance has not quite made it to the floor for a final vote does not mean that legislators are not busy. You may not agree with anything the Republicans are doing up in Phoenix, but know that they are not just twiddling their thumbs. But, as a word of caution to the GOP, in the minds of most people, liberal and conservative, divisive license plates pretty much equate to thumbtwiddling. Take a hint from the public reaction after national Democrats used their massive majorities to perpetrate the biggest government overreach in recent memory (aka Obamacare) — abuse of power leads to loss of power.
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Behind the scenes, six senators work to tackle the national debt McClatchy Tribune WASHINGTON — While the ugly public fight in Congress over how to keep the government funded for the next few months is getting all the attention, behind the scenes a bipartisan effort to craft a long-term path to fiscal stability is proceeding slowly and quietly. The immediate struggle to make spending cuts for fiscal 2011, which runs through Sept. 30, is getting most of the publicity amid fears that a partisan stalemate may lead to a government shutdown. The government will run out of money on March 18 unless a fiscal 2011 spending plan is adopted. Two Senate votes Wednesday are both expected to fail to resolve the issue, which will require high-level negotiations next week. However, the short-term funding fight is simple compared to the real budget challenge, which is stark: The government borrows almost 40 cents of every dollar it spends. The White House projects a record $1.65 trillion deficit this fiscal year, and $7.2 trillion in deficits over the next 10 years. President Barack Obama’s budget for fiscal 2012 would leave the government $26.35 trillion in debt after the next decade, up $12.8 trillion from last year. All the debt the nation ran up in history totaled only $5.6 trillion at the end of fiscal 2000. The immediate fight over short-term government funding “doesn’t deal with the real problem,” said Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad, D-N.D. “Debt is the threat.” Unless major changes are made soon to federal tax and spending laws, “interest costs for
Google donates $2.5 million LOS ANGELES — Google Inc. said Tuesday that it is giving $2.5 million in the form of two equal grants to the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre to preserve, and get online, thousands of pages of historical documents relating to South Africa’s movement from apartheid to democracy. “As one of the most influential leaders of our time, and the face of South Africa’s incredible transi-
tion to democracy, Nelson Mandela’s name is almost synonymous with efforts to create meaningful dialogue and promote social justice,” wrote Google’s Daniel Lederman and Julie Taylor in a blog post announcing the grants. With that in mind, Google is giving a $1.25 million grant to the Nelson Mandela Foundation Centre of Memory, which will use the money to safely house and digitize thousands of archival documents, photographs and audio and video re-
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everything will rise, and rise rapidly,” said Erskine Bowles, co-chairman of the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. That will make it harder to buy homes or cars, or to expand a business, or to reduce unemployment. In December, Bowles’ commission outlined how to reduce deficits by $4 trillion over 10 years. Neither Obama nor lawmakers from either party have agreed so far to go along with its plan. The chief hope for long-term debt reduction now rests with six senators, three from each party, who have been meeting privately once or twice a week. Leading the Senate effort are four commission members who backed its final report: Democrats Conrad and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin of Illinois, and Republicans Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and Mike Crapo of Idaho. Also involved are Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga. They are liaisons to a broader group of about 25 senators who’ve signaled interest in joining a serious bipartisan plan. Some of them dined Monday at a Capitol Hill steakhouse with Bowles and his commission co-chairman, Alan Simpson. The group is trying to build on the commission’s blueprint. They hope to propose a sweeping debt-reduction package of legislation this spring, and they hope that the Obama administration, which has supported their talks, will step in then and push for a big deal. “I don’t know yet how this will play out,” Conrad said. “First we have to demonstrate there’s resolve for a bipartisan group to come together.”
cordings documenting Mandela’s life as an activist against apartheid, his time in prison and his rise to the South African presidency after the end of apartheid, Lederman and Taylor wrote. All the digitized materials will be made available online in the future, with the archives to include Mandela’s correspondence with family, friends and fellow activists, as well as his prison diaries and notes produced as he took part in negotiations to end South African apartheid.
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US officials cautious on military intervention in Libya McClatchy Tribune WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is drawing careful limits on its potential military involvement in the increasingly bloody struggle between the Libyan government and rebel forces, despite growing calls for Western intervention. Administration officials, while stepping up efforts to help refugees fleeing Libya, say they will provide only secondary military aid to the rebels, such as electronic jamming of government communications, unless an increase in civilian killings by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s forces prompts an international consensus for stronger steps. Even then, officials say, they would prefer the U.S. play a supporting role in an international military coalition. This reticence has placed the U.S. in the position of doing little more than old-fashioned saber rattling, intended to show the Gadhafi govern-
ment that Washington still could take military action. The Pentagon has moved two ships near Libya and, on Monday, NATO increased the number of flights by its AWACS surveillance planes that track flights of military planes. But the U.S. has repeatedly downplayed the possibility of a no-fly zone, which the rebels have implored the West to institute to prevent air attacks against them. U.S. officials acknowledge that Gadhafi’s air force could be an important factor in the war but add that, up to now, he hasn’t been using it for intense attacks on civilians. The cautious approach reflects the view that another American-led invasion of an Arab state would dangerously deepen the antagonism between the U.S. and the Muslim world. Many senior administration officials, at the Pentagon and elsewhere, are also worried about plunging into what could be a protracted civil war when the U.S. military is overstretched in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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POLICEBEAT By Alexander Vega ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT
Argument over Halo becomes physical
Two male UA students fighting over a game of Halo were arrested for the brawl on March 6 at 11 p.m. UAPD officers responded to Arizona-Sonora Residence Hall after being contacted by the resident assistant about a fight that had occurred. One of the students was waiting with the RA in the lobby when the officers arrived. Although battered with several red marks and a flushed complexion, the student refused medical attention. The student told the officers that the other combatant, his roommate, was still in their room. An officer remained with the student in the lobby while the other officer went upstairs to meet with his roommate. Until the officers arrived, the roommate was trying to calm down by lying on his bed. The roommate allowed the officer to enter the room and spoke about the fight. The original student and a friend had been playing Halo in the room when the student made a stupid move in-game and the friend and roommate began talking “smack.” After a while, the “smack talk” escalated to arguing and then to personal attacks. Immediately after the roommate made a disparaging comment about the student’s sister, the fight became physical. The roommate told the officer that two began shoving each other before he punched the student above the left eye with a closed fist. The two grappled with each other and fell across a table, breaking it. The student then put the roommate into a headlock. After wrestling for some time, the two separated and the student left the room and went to the lobby. The original student’s statement confirmed the mutual combat; however, he did not remember there being any punches thrown. The officer arrested both roommates for disorderly conduct and criminal damage. Both students were booked into Pima County Jail.
Bike found without being reported missing
A female UA student’s bicycle stolen in October 2010 was found near the Main Library late March 6. A University of Arizona Police Department officer found an unsecured bike on the bike racks north of the Main Library. A records check on the bike did not show it as stolen, but the officer continued to check the bike. On the bottom of the bike frame, the officer found two printed telephone numbers. The officer called the numbers and made contact with the female UA student. The student’s bike was stolen in October 2010 from the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority house but she never reported the theft to UAPD. She described the bike very similarly to the beach cruiser in the officer’s possession and she verified both phone numbers on the bottom of the bike. The officer then verified that the student still had the key to the U-lock in the bicycle’s front basket. The officer arranged to meet with the student to verify possession of the bicycle, which could be claimed at UAPD. No clues or witnesses as to who stole the bike were found.
Student lashes out at Faith Christian Church
A male UA student lashed out through text message at a campus minister on March 6 at 3:30 p.m. A Faith Christian Church campus minister contacted UAPD to report the threatening text message. “That’s the last straw. I’m gonna fuck your life up,” the student wrote in the text message to the minister. The minister had contacted him in order to arrange a ride for the student to go to church services. Last semester, the student had attended services and several bible study sessions with the minister. On the morning of March 6, the minister made contact with the student to arrange a ride for him. The student said that he could not attend services because he was at his friend’s grandparents’ house. The minister said he believed the student was lying and sent a text message to his supervisor at the church. After sending the message, the minister realized that he accidentally sent it to the student and not his supervisor. In response, the student sent the threatening text message. To apologize, the minister called the student; however the student threatened him, saying that his father was an FBI agent. The minister did not want to pursue charges, but said that the student was no longer welcome at Faith Christian Church. When the officer made contact with the student, he said “I wasn’t really feeling that church or (the minister).” Comparing the minister to a salesperson, the student said he was disconnected and felt pressured to engage in church activities. The officer said that the student should have told the minister that he was uncomfortable rather than sending the threatening message. The student agreed that his actions were extreme. The officer filled out a Dean of Students Office code of conduct referral form for the student.
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The Wild West gets Steampunk’d
magine a world without electricity, where Ben Franklin never messed around with keys and kites and Albert Einstein never made it past his position as a patent clerk. Take Victorian sensibility, add mad-scientist speculation and then inject a bit of sci-fi. Welcome to a world run with gears and steam, where the fashionable travel in zeppelins and brass is the go-to metal. Welcome to the world that is steampunk. Steampunk is an artistic movement that spans art,
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fashion, film, literature and even technology. It combines the scientific romanticism of the Victorian era with our actual reality and imagined future. The movement has gained fame since the messy 1999 Will Smith joyride, “Wild Wild West,” and this weekend Steampunk stampeded into the real West. Enter Wild Wild West Con. From March 4 to March 6, Old Tucson Studios was converted into the Mecca for steampunk fans and vendors alike. On the first day, some 1,100 visitors
streamed through the entrances, visiting the 40+ vendor booths, the handful of lectures and the amazing exhibits. My personal favorite: The League of STEAM — a 19th century steampunk zombie fighting posse. “Some even came from as far as New Zealand,” said Robert Levin, the vice president of Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention and Festival at Old Tucson Studios, as he wiped a handkerchief below his British pith helmet. What surprised me was the average age of the
steampunkers. Here I thought the Con would be swarming with our generation, perhaps some emo kids. Wrong. Most of the men had long, flowing beards. The average age of the women appeared to be over 30. Grandmas that might otherwise have been home baking cookies strolled along in petticoats with lace parasols shading them from the Arizona sun. Bold were those who wore layers — oh my Lord, it was scorching.
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Wholesome ‘Yonkers’ stifled by excessive banter By Kim Kotel ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT Aside from planting “Lost in Yonkers” in a New York town whose name sounds fake (it’s not), Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prizewinning play grapples with very real and gritty truths concerning loss, maturation, responsibility and how deep familial ties really reach. While World War II rages overseas, brothers Arty (Maxx Carlisle-King), 13, and Jay (Ryan DeLuca), 15, face their own battles. The boys are forced to live amid the wrath of Grandma Kurnitz (Judy Kaye), a German immigrant who may be made of steel, and Aunt Bella (Kate Goehring), an endearing but nevertheless loose cannon, for one year. Their father, Eddie (Spencer Rowe), sets out for the south as a traveling salesman, selling scrap metal to pay off debts he incurred from his late wife’s medical expenses. The first half of the play focuses on the seemingly banal occurrences that ultimately shape the boys’ viewpoints. Evasive, jocular, and a little bit dangerous, Uncle Louie (Preston Maybank) shows up in the dead of night with a gun strapped to his side; Aunt Bella visits the movie theater a little too often and stays a little too late — much to Grandma Kurnitz’s dismay; Arty and Jay find out Grandma Kurnitz has a nest egg hidden somewhere in the apartment worth much more than their father’s debt. These partly mulled-over moments build with a silent, steady speed until they surround the family in
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From left, Robert Levin, Anna McAllister, Colleen Maloney and “Theba” pose in their steampunk costumes Sunday during the first annual Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention at Old Tucson Studios. The steampunk genre is defined by a combination of science fiction and conventions of the 19th-century steam power industry.
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Festival to draw 400+ authors, large crowds By Steven Kwan ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT Instead of winding down for spring break, the UA is preparing to host the Tucson Festival of Books, an event celebrating reading and literacy in Southern Arizona. The family-friendly festival returns for its third year at the UA campus this Saturday and Sunday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. “We all wanted to do a large event in Tucson that would really help focus and maybe even help solve some of our literacy and education issues here,” said Brenda Viner, a co-founder and organizer of the festival. “It has caught fire. It has been an amazing process and an amazing partnership of government agencies and private business and the University of Arizona.” This collaboration will bring in more than 400 authors and poets at this year’s event to participate in panel discussions, settle down for
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In this 2010 file photo, Jacqueline Lopez and Tiffany Andrews perform a balancing act during a performance of the Lindley Lopez Circus on the UA Mall as part of last year’s Tucson Festival of Books.
book signings and give workshops. Workshops cover broad range of topics for authors such as “Forensics and Firearms,” finding
an agent and learning how to write in a certain genre. All workshops are free and require no registration. Authors scheduled to appear
range from Robert Crais (Elvis Cole novels) and Brad Meltzer (“The Inner Circle”) to Louis Sachar (“Sideways Stories from Wayside School,” “Holes”). “From both festivals, one of my favorite moments was seeing everybody show up,” said Helene Woodhams, co-chair of the festival’s authors committee and literary-arts librarian for Pima County Library. “It’s wonderful how big this is and how it really speaks to the fact that Tucson is a book community.” An estimated 70,000 to 80,000 attendees flocked to the UA Mall and campus last year, which made the event the fourth largest book festival in the U.S., according to the Tucson Festival of Books website. To date, the nonprofit Tucson Festival of Books Foundation has raised a total of $350,000 from the event to benefit literacy organizations in Southern Arizona. New features this year include: The Twitter wall — you can see what guests, authors, organizers and volunteers are tweeting about
the event. The E-Reader Experience — visitors can test out the Nook, iPad and other reading devices. National Parks Pavilion — Tucson-based Western National Parks Association will have a showcase of 20 national parks with authors, demonstrations and performances. For more information about events, workshops and the list of authors scheduled to appear, visit www.tucsonfestivalofbooks.org.
IF YOU GO Tucson Festival of Books University of Arizona campus March 12 - 13 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Admission, parking and workshops are free. www.tucsonfestivalofbooks.org
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“Sheen’s Korner,” Charlie Sheen’s new Youstream channel. Then watch Muammar Gadhafi’s whacko televised speeches from Libya, and try to decide who’s crazier.
To Going Out In Style by the Dropkick Murphys. It’s almost St. Patty’s Day — the one holiday where it’s okay to act like a soused Irishman even if you aren’t.
Words with Friends to keep in touch with your buds while they’re gallivanting around the country for break. “Zax” is a legitimate word, BTW. It’s like a hatchet, or something.
National Geographic, and vote for UA employee Jamara Sky Knight’s photography. Knight’s photo of Tanzanian orphans is among six finalists in a photo contest. Vote at nationalgeographic.com/chasesapphire.
Corned beef and cabbage. Potatoes. Guinness. Irish whiskey. Green eggs and ham. See a trend? Spring Break and St. Patrick’s Day serendipitously align this year. Take advantage.
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Q&A Ne-Yo, aliens coming to theaters By Remy Albillar ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT
R&B superstar Ne-Yo will be making his third movie appearance in the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster â€œBattle: Los Angeles.â€? Not satisfied with topping Billboard charts, Ne-Yo seeks to follow in the footsteps of such varied performers as 50 Cent, DMX, LL Cool J, The Game and Mos Def. Wildlife had a chance to interview the performer about his music influences and experiences with the film: Who were your musical influences and who in your life influenced you musically? I grew up listening to a lot of soul music and Marvin Gaye, all Motown and all of that. My mother was a woman who was into a lot of things. She started listening to Big Band Sound, Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra and all that. It was all about the melody for her. She said if there was a melody she could relate to it. My mom was my hero, so anything she liked. As far as my musical influences, I always call it â€œmy fourâ€?: Michael Jackson, Sammy Davis Jr., Prince and Stevie Wonder. How did you prepare for your role as a marine in â€œBattle: LAâ€?? I didnâ€™t have to do much self-preparation. The people
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Ne-Yo arrives at the BET HONORS 2011 at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 15.
A rowdydow amid recession
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â€œEverything crumbles so quickly,â€? said Flogging Mollyâ€™s mandolin/banjo champ Bob Schmidt while recovering from a set at bandleader Dave Kingâ€™s Detroit home. During 14 years of tours through America and beyond, the Irish punk outfit has witnessed social and urban decay firsthand. â€œDetroit inspired a lot of what the songs on our new album (Speed of Darkness) are about â€Ś the title is kind of a metaphor for how quickly things can go wrong, but itâ€™s also a metaphor for how quickly things can go right again.â€? The seven members of Flogging Molly have recently embarked on their seventh annual Green 17 tour â€” an international sojourn that counts down to St. Patrickâ€™s Day by fostering drunken revelry in every city big enough to hold them. This year, Tempe is lucky enough to host the hooligans for a memorable March 17 celebration. â€œTempe must have the largest secret Irish population in the country,â€? Schmidt laughed. â€œArizona is not known for their Irish, but they certainly come out for St. Patrickâ€™s Day.â€? The set promises cuts from Flogging Mollyâ€™s forthcoming
IF YOU GO Flogging Molly with Moneybrother and The Drowning Men Tempe Beach Park, Mill Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway March 17 at 4 p.m. $35
Cunningham company brings final tour to UA
fifth album, but fans can expect no shortage of classic hits. Schmidt recalled a memorable performance of the crowd-rousing memorial ballad, â€œIf I Ever Leave This World Alive.â€? â€œWe played it last year in Texas at an open-air barbecue joint with an outdoor stage, maybe four blocks off the main strip in Austin. We had a friend who was playing a show on the same night, and he said that he could hear our crowd singing that song from his show inside, four-and-a-half blocks away.â€? This particular Green 17 tour represents a twofold celebration for Flogging Molly: the band is also counting down to the May 31 release of Speed of Darkness.
who did the movie did it all for us. We trained with actual marines for three weeks. We had a gunnery sergeant and a sergeant major there. They treated us like we were real marines trying to become marines in boot camp. It was a little difficult, to say the least, waking up at 5 a.m. every morning, jogging four or five miles every day. It was worth it. We can see now we look like actual marines. That was our goal: that a seasoned marine could go to see this and say, â€œThey know what they are doing.â€? What about the script made you choose to do the role? If you look at the script and took it seriously, I could see how it would definitely make a person think. I donâ€™t think aliens are going to come take us out any time, but one lesson to learn is you shouldnâ€™t put anything off till tomorrow. You never know whatâ€™s going to happen. How did Director Jonathan Liebesman work with you to create a natural performance with the CGI experience? Jonathan Liebesman is a slave driver. He is very, very much a perfectionist. He was that kind of guy that would push and push and push until you wanted to punch him in the face, but the result was the best possible performance. I am still very much a novice actor, so for me to act terrified of something thatâ€™s not actually there, it was difficult. A lot of the seasoned actors, Michelle Rodriguez, they helped me out.
By Dallas Williamson ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT Itâ€™s the end of an era, and a performance art giant will heave one of its final breaths in Tucson. On Saturday, UApresents audiences have the extraordinary opportunity to witness one of the final performances of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, one of the most influential and groundbreaking companies of its time. The company, which was founded by master choreographer Merce Cunningham in 1953, will stop in Tucson on its two-year â€œLegacy Tour.â€? Showcasing 18 of Cunninghamâ€™s most influential works, the Legacy Tour will be the final opportunity for audiences to see Cunninghamâ€™s original creations performed by the last dancers he personally trained. After its final performance in New York City on Dec. 31, the company will officially disband. Cunningham, whose 70-year career ended with his passing in 2009, was a trailblazer of the American avant-garde movement in the 1970s. An illustrious thinker and mover, Cunninghamâ€™s innovative and exploratory approach to dancing pushed
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the boundaries of the art and other collaborative art forms. He broke away from linear storybased dances, and instead began experimenting with concepts of space, time and technology. During the course of his career, Cunningham produced more than 150 dances, as well as over
IF YOU GO Merce Cunningham Dance Company: â€œLegacy Tourâ€? UA Centennial Hall March 12, 8 p.m. Adult: $39-$74 UA student/faculty/staff : $15-70 800 of what he called â€œEvents,â€? on which he collaborated with artists including Andy Warhol, John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg and Radiohead. Tucson audiences will have the opportunity to see three such works at the performance on Saturday: Xover, Crises, and the innovative Biped â€” Cunninghamâ€™s exploration of motion capture technology. Preceding the show this Friday, 50 UA students
ing M olly With track titles like â€œRise Upâ€? and â€œDonâ€™t Shut â€˜Em Down,â€? the album aims to restore faith and energy in a recession-weary America. If the energy of live concert audiences serves as any indication, Flogging Mollyâ€™s newest release will kick postrecession depressionâ€™s ass with a shamrock-colored boot made of grade-A Detroit steel. And what will the members of Flogging Molly do if they ever leave this world alive? â€œIâ€™d give my grandma a big hug,â€? said Schmidt. â€œMy dadâ€™s mom and my momâ€™s dad are the two Iâ€™ve lost that Iâ€™ve been close to in my life â€Ś Then Iâ€™d sit in with Hendrix. Iâ€™m sure Hendrix and (Keith) Moonie are doing some good work up there.â€?
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in the School of Dance will have the privilege to take a class with Robert Swinston, the senior dancer and director of choreography of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Doug Nielsen, a professor of modern dance in UAâ€™s School of Dance, personally trained with Cunningham and disciples Gus Solomons Jr. and Viola Farber from 1975 through 1985. Nielsen is enthusiastic about his students experiencing this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. â€œMerce (Cunningham), Gus (Solomons Jr.) and Viola (Farber) influenced my methodology in teaching and choreography by allowing chance and spontaneity to free my imagination, particularly in regard to structure, sequencing and the relationship to music,â€? Nielsen said. Whether you dance or not, the Legacy Tour is poised to redefine the way audiences think about performance art. According to Nielsen, â€œCunninghamâ€™s method of allowing dance, music and setting to maintain a respectable independence in performance was a radical way of thinking that is still relevant today.â€?
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For those of you who forgot to book your flight or just can’t afford to hit up Cancún, mix and match from WildLife’s spring break survival guide:
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Pool-hop at Tucson’s resorts
it when it turns into Arizona 77 and exit at Milepost 81. It costs $7 a vehicle. — Jazmine Woodberry
As perennially broke college students, we rarely get to take advantage of Tucson’s world-famous luxury resorts. But as grungy as this town is, it’s home to a treasure trove of posh, beautiful resorts, complete with glittery pools and shiny pool boys. This spring break, hearken back to your high school hooligan days and “borrow” some resort pool time. If you walk confidently and look bangin’ in a bathing suit you may be able to avoid detection for an hour or so of poolside bliss. The worst anyone’s going to do is kick you out, and there’s bound to be another resort just a short drive away. — Heather Price-Wright
Walk, talk with the animals
Who does not like to feed giraffes and visit Shombay and Kaya the lions? Get in touch with your childlike side or try it out as a first date — it says, “Hey, I’m easy going and like to have fun whilst broadening my horizons about wildlife.” Find it at 1100 S. Randolph Way. It’s open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. $7 per person. Call 7914022 for more information. — Kim Kotel
Spelunk with tourists
Explore Catalina State Park
Take a break from working on your tan and escape the hot Arizona sun by exploring what lies beneath the Earth’s crust. Head out to 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail and take a tour of the Colossal Cave Mountain Park. Whether you feel adventurous or romantic, the park has a variety of tours to match your interests. — Dallas Williamson
After almost being developed into a residential area, the more than 5,000-square foot park attracts 170,000 visitors a year and for good reason. The park boasts trails such as the Canyon Loop and Romero Canyon trail, an equestrian center with eight corrals, 125 campsites and biking roads cyclists crave. Drive north on Oracle Road. Follow
We know you’ll be binging on free TV during those lazy offdays. Why not raise the stakes and binge on something else?
Drink every time a pager goes off. Drink every time they show an establishing shot of the Space Needle or reference Seattle. Drink every time the characters drink — and twice if it’s Chief Webber. Take a shot whenever characters have sex in the on-call room. — Miranda Butler
Take a drink every time Claire and Phil have a problem communicating. Take a drink every time Gloria butchers an idiomatic expression. Take a shot (you’ll need it) every time Haley makes you feel gross for being so into a high school girl. Take two shots for every sweet but unbelievable plot resolution. If Cam appears in a costume, finish the bottle. — Heather Price-Wright
Take a drink whenever one of the girls starts to cry. Take a shot every time Brad takes a deep breath and says that he doesn’t
want to hurt anyone, or that he has such a hard decision to make. Chug a beer whenever there is a melodramatic one-onone conversation about finding love on national television. — Dallas Williamson
Take a shot every time Rachel Berry overreacts, Quinn doesn’t know what she really wants, Puckerman questions his newfound interest in “bigger women” or Sue Sylvester uses a simile or metaphor in conversation. Finish your drink every time someone breaks into song. — Remy Albillar
Take a sip every time Jenna sings. Take a sip every time Pete Hornberger laments his family. Take a shot every time Liz Lemon has her mouth full or mentions Astronaut Mike Dexter. Finish your drink for every celebrity cameo. — Brandon Specktor
Southwest Road Trips
Spring break with your parents
Channel our ancestors and take a trek through the American Southwest.
There’s a fine line between childhood and adulthood. Milk both sides with the ‘rents this week.
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Landmark. The only problem with this road trip is how disappointed you’ll be not to live in Austin when it’s inevitably time to leave. — Heather Price-Wright
In the wasteland between Tucson and New Mexico lies a legend. It’s not ancient. It’s not impressive. But it is … a thing. Take a day trip to Exit 322 on Interstate 10 and demystify this piece of rest stop lore, then grab some Dairy Queen. — Brandon Specktor
Discover Hi Jolly’s Tomb
There’s nothing like driving to Quartzsite to visit the tomb of a Confederate mercantile camel pilot. With a shipment of 70 animals across the desert came Hadji Ali (codename Hi Jolly), a Syrian caretaker. Arizona Highways christened the site of his last camp and now you can waste a day learning about history and getting out of Tucson. Take the interstate to Exit 17, about half-mile east on Business 10, then turn north at the Hi Jolly Tomb sign. If you pass a flea market and a throng of people inexplicably enthusiastic about camels, you’re in the right place. — Jazmine Woodberry
Buy food from a truck
The food truck industries in Tucson and Phoenix are still growing, so it would be more worthwhile to head to Los Angeles. In the City of Angels, you can find heavenly mobile restaurants such as The Buttermilk Truck, which serves breakfast items based on its namesake, or The Grilled Cheese Truck, which creates all types of savory and sweet grilled cheese sandwiches. — Steven Kwan
Leave your heart in Austin
If you have the time and patience to cross the interminable wasteland that is western Texas, head to Austin, the Lone Star state’s lone bastion of hippy-dippy cool. It’s like Tucson, only better. Spend some time on Sixth Street, the city’s nightlife center and home to a smorgasbord of bars and clubs. Or, if you’re more of a history buff, visit the Texas State Capitol, a weirdly giant, cupolaed building and a National Historic
Be in four states
Pull “A Walk to Remember” and be in more places than one. But do it better than Mandy Moore. Travel to the Four Corners — the only point where 4 U.S. states meet. Put one arm in New Mexico, the other in Colorado, and keep your feet in Arizona and Utah. — Dallas Williamson
Order a Keepsake! Changing face
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Act like an adult
For some of us, it’s easy to slide into our high school selves when we are home with our parents. Resist. Show them that you’ve changed for the better during your time away at college. (This rule applies even if you still live at home while in college.) — Steven Kwan
Drink with ‘em!
Are you in that awkward and nebulous phase where your parents are becoming your “friends”? Take advantage of the oldest spring break tradition there is and have a drink or four. As long as you can hold your liquor well enough not to act like a complete ass, sharing a few drinks with your parents might be just the bonding opportunity you all need. Plus, tipsy moms tend to be awesome. — Heather Price-Wright
Sure, it’s nice when your mom bakes a home-cooked meal, but don’t forget the luxury of dinner at a nice restaurant. As college students, expensive restaurants are oftentimes out of the question. So suggest going out to your favorite fancy dinner with the family. Your parents will appreciate the quality time, and since
they’re sure to foot the bill, you’ll get a $30 meal for free. — Miranda Butler
Either come home before they’re in bed or sleep somewhere else
This will, indeed, keep the peace. No more cranky parents when they wake up to your stumbling ass at 3 a.m., or crazy parents when they think you’ve been abducted sometime during your night on the town. Happy parents, happy you. — Kim Kotel
When your mom heads to the grocery store, tag along. Load up on those goodies that you can’t afford because you spent all of your money on alcohol. Oh, and make sure you buy extra to take back to school. — Dallas Williamson
Use information as a weapon
The next the ‘rents get all up in your grill asking about your personal life and plans for the future, treat them to a really detailed description of your last party “hook up” encounter. They’ll probably stop asking. — Remy Albillar
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Obama pushes for unity in wake of shooting By Bethany Barnes and Luke Money ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT Standing before an audience of more than 13,000 in McKale Center, with an almost equal number watching via video from the nearby Arizona Stadium, President Barack Obama took a thoughtful pause. “On Saturday morning, Gabby, her staff and many of her constituents gathered outside of a supermarket to exercise their right to peaceful assembly and free speech,” he said. “They were fulfilling a central tenant of democracy and the vision by our founders … That is the quintessentially American scene that was shattered by a gunman’s bullets.” Obama and several high-ranking members of his cabinet
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were present in Tucson as part of the “Together We Thrive: Tucson and America” memorial event held to honor the 19 victims and six fatalities of last Saturday’s shooting spree, an attack that took the life of federal district Judge John Roll and left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in critical condition at University Medical Center. “There is nothing I can say that will fill the sudden hole torn in your hearts,” Obama said. “But know this. The hopes of the nation are here tonight. We mourn with you for the fallen. We join you in your grief. We add our faith
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his Sunday, the eighth annual Möda Provocateur fashion show was held in the SUMC ballroom. Students, professional models and local salons gathered to make up, dress up and strut their stuff to raise funds for the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation. According to Möda’s website, the Udall Law Firm-sponsored event has raised more than $250,000 since its 2004 debut.
CAT MIX EIGHT SONGS TO GET YOU PSYCHED FOR SPRING BREAK ‘Ocean Avenue’ Yellowcard
Whether you’re relaxing by the pool or literally walking down the beach, this song can set the perfect spring break mood. It’s carefree and classic, and sure to remind us of those good ol’ days in junior high. Admit it: you know you remember the words. And your friends are sure to appreciate the nostalgic touch. — Miranda Butler
‘I Was Born (A Unicorn)’ The Unicorns
I mean, who doesn’t love mystical creatures? That’s what spring break is all about, right? The Unicorns create a free, playful and overall happy sound that embraces the spirit of spring break. — Kellie Mejdrich
This song is so fun, swingy and full of bright horn parts, you’ll hardly notice the hilariously obscene chorus. Sung by what sounds like a full choir dancing in the sunshine, it simply goes, “Pussy pussy pussy marijuana / Pussy pussy pussy.” And let’s be honest — what is anyone looking for over spring break if not those two things? Beyond that, it’s a delightfully listenable song, perfect for turning up loud and belting with friends. — Heather Price-Wright
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No song in American folk music better embodies the allure of the highway. Listen to Willie Nelson for a classic, Bob Dylan for some badassness, or Katie Melua for some schnaz. — Kim Kotel
‘Ice Ice Baby’ Vanilla Ice
If you get too hot from lying out by the pool for hours at a time, you can always count on Vanilla Ice to cool you down. Not only does he play “a dope melody,” but you can’t go wrong singing along to lyrics like “I’m cooking emcees like a pound of bacon.”
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Pop in your earbuds or crank up your car stereo and see if you can rap the whole song. Word to your mother. — Dallas Williamson
‘Roller Coaster’ Blink 182
Most of us could probably agree that spring break is every college student’s “favorite ride.” While you’re “breathing deeply” and “walking backward” in Havasu, Mexico or somewhere more exotic, remember how different you are compared to when you thought Blink 182 was a cool band. — Remy Albillar
‘Keep the Car Running’ Arcade Fire
Thanks to this year’s Grammy show, the U.S. public now knows who the Arcade Fire is, so it’s a good time to explore the band’s catalog. Singer Win Butler conveys a sense of restlessness and unease with city life, and, combined with its driving beat, this song makes you feel as if you need to leave. Right. Now. — Steven Kwan
‘Tea for Two’
Blossom Dearie’s version of this song, which comes from the 1925 musical, “No, No, Nanette,” sounds warm, relaxed and intimate, as if nothing else in the world matters except you and her. The song feels like home — perfect regardless of where you are. — Steven Kwan
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What does it mean? Who’s doing it? And why isn’t it happening to me? By Remy Albillar Arizona Daily Wildcat Sadly, I’m out of touch with the kids these days. I just found out who Arcade Fire is and I don’t even know where the big parties are anymore. As I, senior year dinosaur, tromp my way across campus to my literature classes, I can’t help but overhear all this new fangled lingo that freshmen keep learning from the Kanye Twitter. “Naw, dude, we just hooked up.” “Karen hooked up with Tony last night? Isn’t he a virgin?” “We just made out. I didn’t feel like hooking up last night.” “Hook up.” Apparently this mystery term is being used to describe a variety of interaction between two people (sometimes three). But as far as cultural phenomena in terminology go, there seemed to be an apparent gap in consensus about its appropriate and apparent use. Thus, I deemed an investigation necessary and took it to the streets. Remy Albillar: How do you define “hooking up”? Luke Undhjem (undeclared freshman): “Anything, even like just making out with someone you’re not dating. A one-night thing. Any kind of sexual activity.” Ry Baxter (undeclared freshman): “Kinda depends. It used to mean ‘just kissing,’ for me.” Cassia Griswold (pre-pharmacy sophomore): “A one-time encounter with no commitment and no expectations. I don’t know. It depends
STEAMPUNK continued from page 7 Pass slung around my neck, I plunged into the heart of the event, sweaty but pleased. On my head perched the oh-so-necessary goggles upon a top hat. I felt stifled in a excessively buttoned Victorian dress with a velvet bustle and a leather waist cincher. I have never felt so hot and I have never fit in so seamlessly with a crowd. And to think I used to laugh at Dungeons & Dragons zealots. Undoubtedly, the most striking element of steampunk is the elaborate costumes. It’s not just the period attire. Like any fashionista will tell you, it’s all about the accessories: monocles, brass armpieces and low-slung gun holsters. Gotta have it. Among the rough-and-tumble gunslinger punks were Andrew Fischer and Gacinda Johnston, both seniors at the UA. As a costume design major, Johnston was a resident expert on steampunk dress. She has been a fan of the movement for several years, starting back when it was more underground. In fact, she had created her steampunk dress in response to a class assignment. She spent many a night toiling over a sewing machine to create her outfit. According to Johnston, there are several things that differentiate mere Victorian apparel from its steampunk counterpart. “Steampunk is kind of Victorian
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on the person you’re talking to.” Blast! No trends appeared in terms of securing a firm definition for “hook up.” However, what did appear is a connection between the use of the term and the “user”. Baxter: “Yeah, if you knew that person was kind of … like ‘free love.’ Probably, all the way. But if you know
meets an industrial theme, but the industrial influence is purely by steam. We get everything we would see today, but with gears and steam.” Fischer, a computer science major, admires the technology side of steampunk. “I started seeing people steampunk their laptop, desktops and mice. People even have Bluetooth devices that are steampunked. It’s really cool seeing modern technology almost being taken back.” With both apparel and gadgets cropping up all geared-out, it’s only natural that Etsy.com has jumped on the bandwagon. Most of the vendors at the Wild Wild West Convention sell their products on similar websites. “It’s just something that showcases our talents,” said Thomas Rudmore, one of the many individuals with a table laden with steampunk accessories. He too was decked out in long overcoat and waxed moustache, apparently a huge fan despite his 60-odd years. “It’s more than crafting. It’s inventing.” Steampunk is generally assumed to have begun in the early 1990s. The amount of time that people at Wild Wild West Con have known about steampunk varied greatly, though. I asked Chris Perez, a 2010 UA graduate with a degree in linguistics, how long he has been a fan of steampunk. “I suppose I’ve been a semistalwart supporter of the stylized sci-fi scene since before
they’re really conservative, looking for the right person, you’d be shocked to find they went all the way.” Jessica Ahles (sophomore studying anthropology and journalism): “Now, it’s gone to more of an extreme level. People would have to clarify.” Despite the near ubiquitous acceptance of the term, the phrase
I was aware of its existence as a ‘movement,’” Perez said. “That is to say, as bad as that ‘Wild Wild West’ movie was, a youthful me immediately took a shine to the idea of old-timey, steam-driven science fiction.” Watch out ladies and gentlemen, because this movement is only gathering steam (pun intended). The most recent Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey Jr., was heavily influenced by steampunk with its alternate technology. Panic! At the Disco’s most recent video for “The Ballad of Mona Lisa” is oozing with steampunk elements. There was even a “Steampunk Palin” comic released earlier this year. Just walking down Congress last week, I noticed birds made of gears painted onto the windows. There are novels, webisodes — Heaven forbid, even gear-jammed tattoos are getting popular. But why is steampunk important? It must be pretty interesting if it can motivate thousands of people to trudge over dusty Old Tucson Studios in elaborate getup in this heat. “To me, steampunk is a creative outlet, to be used in moderation,” Perez said. “Except during WWWC. Then moderation is for the weak. It’s a chance to have fun in a unique costume, regardless of age. I’d say it’s important because, in an age of excessive TV and videogames, it is a creative and artistic movement driven by literature. Also steam, but mostly literature.”
“hook up” persists as a conscious discursive placeholder. We may never be able to tie down “hook up” to a concrete rule, but that vigorous ambiguity suggests something more significant. Perhaps the use of the term, despite an inherent lack of clarity, mirrors in part the character of the culture using it. Undhjem: “It’s easier. It sounds a little more impressive. Instead of saying ‘we just made out,’ you can say ‘I hooked up with a nice girl last night.’” Kurt Mohty (mathematics sophomore): “They use the word ‘hook up’ because they want to have a bragging tone while they also don’t divulge any details. They’re vague so you wonder what happened.” Griswold: “That’s usually the connotation I hear about it, and they want you to assume the sexual connotation instead of something innocent.” Drawing from my research, it seems in line with the nature of the “hook up” experience to find it hard to qualify. College students are, after all, but thousands of ships on their maiden voyages, buffeted by the harsh seas of stress, personal growth and alcohol. It seems only natural that we would make a habit of capsizing, often quite forcefully, with our peers. If anything, the simultaneously universal and enigmatic nature of “hook up” reflects a culture unified in its lack of knowing what it wants. After all, if we always knew what we wanted, who we wanted, and who we wanted to be, would we “hook up” at all?
YONKERS continued from page 7 a confrontation fit to drive the second half of the play. The set, designed by Michael Schweikardt, depicts the inside of Grandma Kurnitz’s apartment and is striking in its meticulous craft. However, under the constraints of a single setting and Simon’s focus on banter (regardless of how humorous or wellwritten it may be) the first half of “Yonkers” feels dialogue-heavy. With minimal action, it is hard to come by a moment’s rest to collect one’s thoughts and focus on the nuances of the scene.
The cast gelled together well, and director Samantha K. Wyer forms them into a perfectly haphazard and authentic familial unit. Carlisle-King and DeLuca are nothing short of charming with costume designer David Kay Mickelsen’s high-waisted pants, their short-a split accents, and maleadolescent banter. “Yonkers” gives credit where it’s due to every generation and the secret value of family bickering. What family comes down to in Yonkers? As Dudley Malone put it, “I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.”
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By Miranda Butler ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT Homer’s “The Odyssey” is one of the oldest stories of all time. But Sarah Zidonik has found a way to bring this classical epic into the present moment. Zidonik is a graduate student pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts in studio art. She holds an undergraduate degree in art with an emphasis in printmaking and now experiments with many different media. For the past several months, Zidonik has been working with actual book pages from “The Odyssey” as an artistic medium. “My idea began with ‘The Odyssey’ as a journey and searching for the idea of home,” Zidonik said. “I have 25 copies of ‘The Odyssey’ with the pages cut out. I’m folding (the pages) into paper boats, then sewing (the boats) together.” Ultimately, Zidonik’s boats will form a standing artistic structure complete with entry portals. “I’m going to call it ‘an architecture of belonging,’” Zidonik said. There are three elements to Zidonik’s idea. Although most of her paper boats are made from ‘The Odyssey,’ she has also asked friends, family and fellow UA students to create their own paper boats. Zidonik provides contributors with onion-skin typewriter paper and asks them to handwrite a personal story. She estimates that by the end of her project, she will acquire about 300 original stories, which will be worked into the structure alongside the boats made from book pages. The third element of Zidonik’s project is her rewriting of “The
ONLINE To follow Zidonik’s work in progress, check out: http://paperboatodyssey. wordpress.com Graduate Research Laboratory. Flanked by an armada of paper boats, structural ideas and pages of “The Odyssey” tacked to the walls, Zidonik shared her inspiration and goals for the project. Can you tell me about working with pages of books as a medium? I’ve always loved books. I’ve been interested in using actual book pages to draw on top of for a while now. And in the boat form, when there’s not painting on top of it, I love looking at the texture. Also, we know those are words — they mean something if you read them. They contain so much story and experience. It’s fun to imagine all those words and the stories they tell when you see the text. So, we can’t actually read the
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HOROSCOPES Aries (March 21 - April 19) — Today is a 6 — Today presents you with sudden changes. Be willing to let go and ride the waves. Or you can counter the current, if you’re willing to put up a fight. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) — Today is an 8 — Carry on with your goals and your ideas. Just make sure that you leave room for other people’s contributions. They really care for you, and you might miss them. Gemini (May 21 - June 21) — Today is a 6 — No pain,
no gain. It’s all right if you don’t want to feel pain today, though. Sometimes, it’s good to take time off. Get some rest for tomorrow’s race. Cancer (June 22 - July 22) — Today is a 7 — There may be some bumpy miscommunications in romance today. Brush the dust off, and focus on your long-term goals. You have a lot to look forward to. Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22) — Today is a 9 — Emotions run like a river. Trust your intuition for powerful business decisions. Great inventions
come from accidents. Open your eyes, look around and appreciate your world. Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22) — Today is a 7 — Get out of the house. It’s better to avoid rush hour. Questions don’t always have to have answers. Keep asking them, even if just for the fun of it. Libra (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22) — Today is a 6 — Look for freedom in the most unusual places. You’ll be surprised by what you find. Surround yourself by beauty and meditate. Let your mind go where it wants to go.
Campus Events “The Sweet Truth: Unraveling the Myths and Mysteries of Fructose” lecture on March 9 at 12pm in the SUMC Gallagher Theater. SIRLS Brown Bag Lecture entitled “Mindfulness, Uncertainty, and Technology Acceptance.” on March 9 from 12pm-1pm in the School of Information Resources and Library Sciences Multipurpose Room
Learn Without Concern: public nonpartisan forum on concealed weapons on campus: March 9th Old Main Fountain 12-1pm
33rd Annual AzJazz Week, presented by the School of Music at the University of Arizona March 5-10 Crowder Hall, UA School of Music building, southeast corner of Speedway and Park Admission ranges from free to $9. See complete schedule below for details. Click on link to view poster http://forms.pacs.arizona.edu/docs/ PosterJazzWeek2011.pdf
young child. Forgive the mistakes of the past, and embrace the possibilities of the future with creative joy — just like a child. Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18) — Today is a 6 — Be careful where you step. It’s time to clean up. Create a space in your home that you adore. Don’t hesitate to ask for help from family members. Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20) — Today is a 7 — Find inspiration in an old letter, and then write a new one to a loved one — better on paper than electronically. Be honest.
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Campus Events Campus Events 33rd Annual AzJazz Week Class Lecture “Artie Shaw: The Idol of Swing” March 9, 2 p.m. César Chávez Building Room: 111 Real Women, Real Beauty Exhibition Mar 2 – 31. Student Union Gallery DescriptionChallenging 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
Five UofA Christian Groups Unite to Host Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service. On March 9th, ﬁve religious groups at the University of Arizona will come together to host an ecumenical Ash Wednesday worship service at First United Methodist Church. The church is located at the corner of 2nd Street and Park Avenue on the University of Arizona campus. The service will begin at 6:00pm and will feature a sermon by Rev. Dee Dee Azhikakath of the United Methodist Wesley Foundation and live music. The service will be followed by a free dinner and dessert. All are welcome, regardless of their beliefs. Graduate Writing Workshop on March 9 from 4pm-5pm in Modern Languages room 410 UA History Tour at the UA vistor center on March 9 from 10am-11:30am.
2011 BFA Studio Senior Exhibition Feb18, 12pm – Fri, March 18, 6pm at the SUMC Gallery
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. “Ansel Adams: Arizona and the West” exhibit is being shown in the Center for Creative Photography until May 15, 2011. “Face to Face: 150 Years of Photographic Portraiture” exhibit is being shown in the Center for Creative Photography main auditorium until May 15, 2011.
“Legados” is being exhibited during the month of March in conjunction with the celebration of César E. Chávez Day (March 31). In honor of César E. Chávez and his legacy, “Legados” presents work by over 20 artists that honors and exempliﬁes the working individual, education, literacy, human rights, social rights, and the environment. March 5 through April 16. Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop 218 E. 6th St. (1/2 block east of 6th St. & 6th Ave.) (520)881-5335 “Musical Compositions of Ted DeGrazia” Jan. 21, 2011 – Jan. 16. 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
The third annual Tucson Festival of Books— March 12 & 13, 2011 Free and open to the public, this two day festival endorses the community celebration of reading and knowledge by featuring hundreds of authors, publishers, and exhibitors.The Tucson Festival of Books is sponsored by the Arizona Daily Star, the University of Arizona and University Medical Center (UMC). It is planned and staged by an allvolunteer group of Tucson community, commercial, civic and educational leaders. Proceeds from the event beneﬁt literacy efforts in Southern Arizona. TucsonFestivalofBooks.org
Attention All Classiﬁed Staff or Appointed Personnel / Artists and Family Members too!: The University of Arizona Staff Advisory Council Presents “On Our Own Time” The 1st Annual National Arts Program® Staff Art Exhibit Wednesday, March 30th - Thursday, April 21nd. Student Union Gallery This Exhibit is Open to the Public – Opening Reception 12 Noon, Wed. March 30th To register online: http://www.nationalartsprogram.org/ venues/university-of-arizona-az Entries Accepted Thursday, March 24th at the Student Union Gallery, between 12:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Theater Beauty Queen of Leenane February 25, 2011 — March 13, 11 S 6th Avenue, 520-882-0555 Beowulf Alley Theatre presents a play set in Ireland with surreal humor, a touch of melodrama, and irony at the malevolence of people leading hopeless lives. Beowulf Alley Theatre. www.beowulfalley.org/
Old Time Radio Theatre An evening of new and vintage radio stories presented live by our casts for a nostalgic look and the Golden Age of Radio. $8, discounts available. For more details, go to www. beowulfalley.org. Jan. 18, Feb. 1 & 15, March 1 & 15 at 7pm at Beowulf Alley Theatre 11 S. Sixth Ave.
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The Daily Wildcat and UA Career Services are teaming up to provide Career assistance to our dynamic UA readership Matthew Theis , from Turlock, California, graduated in Spring 2009 with a degree in Business Management. Matthew loved politics and by the time he had his learner’s permit, he was involved actively helping to get much-needed school bonds passed in his hometown. One of the primary forces driving him was, and is, a desire to make a difference. His plan is to start out small and build on each success. One day, he’d maybe even like to run for political ofﬁce so don’t be surprised if in the future, you have a chance to vote for fellow Wildcat, Matthew Theis. Matthew interned in U.S. House of Representative George Radanovich’s District Ofﬁce in Modesto, California. Matthew’s internship shows how connections, regardless of how remote they may seem, can make a huge difference. For his complete success story, please go to www.career. arizona.edu, click on “More News” for the articles archives and ﬁlter at the bottom for Success Stories.
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You’ve heard the tagline “Wildcat for Life” associated with the University of Arizona Alumni Association? The collaboration between the UA Alumni office and Career Services that aims to connect current students and successful alums supports this lifetime connection and can be a serious tool for you. The University of Arizona Career Services, in partnership with the University of Arizona Alumni Association, has created an exclusive peerto-peer online networking system allowing current and former Wildcats to connect and gain career insights and advice. We invite you to participate in the UA Career Network if you are: • Searching for a former Wildcat
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fun in the SUN do not delay! Come & play w/us get paid! Camp With Me is now hiring FT & PT camp counselors & summer camp directors. We are hiring for life guard positions & instructors for: swimming, golf, tennis, dance/ cheer, gymnastics/ tumbling, & general sports. We will be having a hiring day on 3/19, 4/2, & 4/16 from 9-12am. Email & reserve your interview spot today. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org 520-891-2800 or 520-257-6411
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in another city • Looking for a Wildcat currently working in your desired career area • Hunting for a potential mentor • Seeking career advice from someone in your current field • Interested in becoming a resource for other Wildcats (current or former) • Moving to a new city and wanting to find fellow Wildcats there for advice on everything from job opportunities to good restaurants Alumni are an important resource for current students who are seeking information, networking, mentoring – or just advice. Use of the UA Career Network is completely free, but the network is restricted to University of Arizona students and alumni. UA Career Network is integrated into the Career Services’ job listing program, Wildcat
make a differenCe! beCome a CamP Counselor! Friendly Pines Camp in the cool mountains of Prescott, AZ, is hiring for our ‘11 season, May 21stJuly 27th. We offer horseback riding, water ski, climbing, canoeing, target sports, jewelry and more. Competitive salary with room and board covered. Go to www.friendlypines.com or contact Sylvia at 1888-281-CAMP for information. Come be a part of something amazing and have the summer of a lifetime! need eXtra money now? We are looking for motivated and energetic personalities. We will train no experience needed. Inside sales sign on bonus available. 800-6737842. need work this summer? Come join a great family at the JCC in Scottsdale. Now accepting applications. For more information contact Mitch Cohen at 480-6344949 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Parent-Child Visit suPerVisor at Aviva Children’s Services, must be available to work 1-6pm at least 4days per week and occasional Saturdays. Must have reliable personal vehicle, valid driver’s license and appropriate car insurance and be at least 21 years old. Send resume to email@example.com Play and teaCh. College Nannies & Tutors needs hourly on call and PT nannies and tutors. Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. saPPhire and ZenroCk are hiring for Waitstaff and Bartenders. Please apply in person at 61 E Congress from 12:30pm-3pm Thursdays. sitter wanted. 3-8:30 2-3 dy +/wk. some weekends. dependable car a must! 235-0210
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pplications are now being accepted for the position of general manager of KAMP, the UA’s student radio station, for the 2011-2012 year. This is a challenging paid position for qualified students with broadcast and management experience and a knowledge of radio operations. Pick up a complete job description and application from the Student Media Business Office, first floor, Park Student Union. Deadline is March 21 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Mike Camarillo, Broadcast Advisor, at 621-8002, email@example.com
A Guide to Religious Services CONGREGATION ANSHEI ISRAEL *Conservative* Daily Minyan 7:30am; Friday Service 5:45pm; Shabbat Morning 9:00am 5550 E. 5TH ST AT CRAyCROfT | 745-5550
LuTHERAN CAmpuS mINISTRy-ELCA Wednesday Dinner /Vespers 6pm Sunday 10:30am www.LCm-uA.ORG. 715 N. pARk AvE.
L.D.S. CHuRCH- INSTITuTE Of RELIGION. Sunday meetings 9:00 A.M. Institute Classes M-F www.LDSCES.ORG/TuCSON. 1333 E. 2ND ST, TuCSON, AZ, 85755 GRACE EvANGELICAL LuTHERAN CHuRCH (wELS) Sunday Worship 7:45am & 10:00am. Bible Class 9:00am www.GraceTucsonwELS.com | 623-6633 830 N first Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719
wELS TuCSON CAmpuS mINISTRy Student Bible study and discussion. Sundays 7:00pm. www.welstcm.com 830 N. first Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719 | 520-623-5088
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JobLink. Getting registered takes less than five minutes and automatically includes access to the many online resources of Career Services. Just create an account. Registration ensures that only UA students and alumni have access. Start the process at the following URL: http://www.career.arizona.edu/Alumni/?uanetwork. We hope you will find the UA Career Network a valuable tool and helpful resource on many levels. Should you need assistance at any time with the UA Career Network, or if you have any comments or suggestions, please be sure to contact UA Career Services via email at career@email. arizona.edu. Networking is powerful and this is one more tool in your personal networking arsenal. Use it! Note: It goes both ways. When YOU’RE a successful alum, plan to connect with the UA students of the future.
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2br 4bloCks to campus. Tastefully remodeled, light, modern, spotlessly clean. Quiet, wellmaintained, 6unit building w/patios. Cats ok. Laundry. Available June 1st or August 1st. $750/mo. 623-9565 email@example.com. For more info and 80 photos: http://www.pippelproperties.com/860
! 4blks to uofa. Studio-$435, 1Bdrm-$525, 2Bdrm-$750. Hardwood floors, private patios, laundry. All in quiet gated courtyard. Serious students only. No Pets. Available June. 520-743-2060 www.tarolaproperties.com ! all utilities Paid. 1Rm studio $400. Giant studio w/kitchen $660. A/C, quiet, no pets, security patrolled. Available 6/1. 299-5020/ 624-3080 !!!family owned &oPerated. Studio 1,2,3 or 4BD houses & apartments. 4blks north of UofA. $360 to $1800. Available now or pre-lease. No pets, security patrolled. www.uofahousing.com 299-5020, 624-3080. 1blk from uofa reserve your apartment for summer or fall. Furnished or unfurnished. 1bedroom from $610. Pool/ Laundry. 5th/ Euclid. Call 751-4363 or 309-8207 for appointment.
7th street and Park - studio, 1br, 2br, 3br. 444-6213 aaa serViCe all utilities included. Rent’s as low as $514. Call Sally 326-6700 Castle aPartments. lease in March, get $100 off first months rent. Leasing for April, 1studio left at $600. utilities included, Near UofA. www.thecastleproperties.com 406-5515/ 903-2402. free utilities no roommates needed. Call 520-326-6700 large studios only 6blocks from campus, 1125 N. 7th Ave. Walled yard, security gate, doors, windows, full bath, kitchen. Free wi/fi. Unfurnished, $380, lease. No pets. 977-4106 firstname.lastname@example.org Pre-lease now for fall! 1BR $495/mo. Pool, laundry & offstreet parking. 824 E 10th St. Call 798-3331 Peach Properties HM, Inc. www.peachprops.com
student sPeCial $375. Nice, quiet, & clean, furnished. 1.07 mi north UofA. 882-6696 studios from $400 spacious apartment homes with great downtown location. 884-8279. blue agave apartments 1240 n. 7th ave. speedway/ stone. www.blueagaveapartments.com utilities inCluded $505*/mo. Pool & laundry. Wood floors. *Special pricing. 770 N Dodge Blvd. Call 798-3331 Peach Properties HM, Inc. www.peachprops.com
3br Condo for Rent $1,275 mo. (Mountain & Roger) 2bth, 2car garage, washer/ dryer included, community swimming pool, ready for move in! Water & basic cable included. 520-4193152 TWGDAG@aol.com
1br aVailable june 4th in West University. 638 E. 4th St. #2 $515/mo. Call 798-3331 Peach Properties HM, Inc. www.peachprops.com 2bedroom duPleX behind UMC. Available June 10th. 1419 E. Adams $950/mo. Call 7983331 Peach Properties HM, Inc www.peachprops.com 3br 2ba aVailable! Duplex >10min. to UA, 801 E. Holaway, $800/mo. All appliances, WD, DW, NS, CatTran, Bikeway. 760-8957763 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
1bedroom guesthouse 500sqft, Washer/ dryer, water included, a/c $545 ALSO 1Bedroom Guesthouse 650sqft with office, pets ok, walled yard, washer/dryer $650 CALL REDI 520-623-5710 WWW.AZREDIRENTALS.COM
1bedroom guesthousea/C, tile floors, private fenced yard, large covered patio... lots of shelving... very snug. $425 +electric. 1401 N Palo Verde Blvd. Call Walt at 891-1613. beautiful guesthouse 1bd 1Ba. A/C, Eat-in kitchen, all custom remodeled, laundry included. Available Feb 1. $650/mo. 2040 E Spring St (Spring/ Olsen). 520-8855292/ 520-841-2871 Close umC CamPus. 1bd, 1ba, beautiful guesthouse, safe, clean, skylights, ceiling fans, built-in furniture. Bay window. Completely furnished. $595 248-1688 donâ€™t miss out! Quaint/ Unique/ Central Studio/ One Bedroom Apts Laundry, Pool, Off Street Parking Beautiful Grounds. One Bedroom- Upstairs 525.00 Studio- 425.00- Includes Utilities Parking Lot!! The Property Management Group 520-721-7121
small studio aPartment near Mountain and Grant. $300/mo, $200 clean up deposit. Call 577-7740.
! 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 ! 3bd 3ba eXtra nice home. A/C, skylights, 2car garage, all appliances included. Bike or CatTran to UofA. 577-1310 or 834-6915 www.uofa4rent.com ! 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 ! 5br/ 3ba, $3030/ month, BRAND NEW, walk or bike to campus & 4th Avenue, AC, W/D, 520891-9043 or www.UAoffcampus.com ! 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.
! 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 ! unique and historiC properties all within walking distance to UofA. Available in June. If you are looking for a high quality, well maintained home please call 520743-2060 or go to www.tarolaproperties.com !!! 5bloCks to UofA Lee St near Mountain. One bedroom house $720 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. !!!!!! 2/3/4bd homes. Old World Charm, New World Conveniences. Walk or Bike to UA. Spacious Inside. Please call 310.497.4193 or email email@example.com !!!!!sign uP now for Fy11â€“ 2, 3, 4 & 5bdm, Newer homes! 1mi to UofA, A/C, Garages & all appl. included. www.GoldenWestManagement.com 520-790-0776 !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 â€“ 3, 4 & 5bdm, BRAND NEW homes! 2mi to UofA, A/C, Garages & all appl. included. www.GoldenWestManagement.com 520-790-0776 2min to CamPus IN Fy11â€“ 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5bdm, homes & apartments! 1mi to UofA, A/C, Garages & all appl. included. www.GoldenWestManagement.com 520-7900776 3br 2ba house available August 10th. Dishwasher. Washer/ dryer. 1901 & 1909 N Park Ave. $1350/mo. Call 798-3331 Peach Properties HM, Inc. www.peachprops.com 4bd 2ba august 2011. GREAT LOCATION! $1700 Spacious rooms, fireplace, W/D, A/C, addiitonal storage. CALL AMy 520440-7776
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. BEST DEAL! CALL AMy 520-440-7776 5bedroom 5bath house with fireplace, washer/dryer, a/c, Available August $3000 ALSO 6Bedroom 4bath Remodeled House, 5Blocks Away from UofA, washer/dryer, fireplace, dishwasher, walled yard $3300 CALL REDI 520-623-5710 WWW.AZREDIRENTALS.COM 5br house with pool available July 15th. Ceramic tile floors. Newly remodeled kitchen. $2,100/mo. 819 E. Alturas Call 798-3331 Peach Properties HM, Inc. www.peachprops.com 6 or 7 bedroom. awesome floorplan, big rooms, blocks to campus! Front door parking! Rent $650/ person and $695/ person. 520-398-5738 www.casabonitarentals.com. 6bloCks from uofa. Available August 1st. 3BD/ 2BA, 1800 sqft, living room, dining room, den, fireplace, W/D, large fenced yard. $1450/mo. 751-4363 or 309-8207. 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 weeksâ€™ 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. aVailable august 1bedroom House 600sqft, fireplace, water included, fenced yard $450 ALSO WALK TO CAMPUS 1Bedroom House with Den, fireplace, washer/dryer, walled yard, water included, No lease $650 CALL REDI 520-623-5710 WWW.AZREDIRENTALS.COM awesome loCation!!! 5bedroom and 3BATH Great Homes @ 1521 N. Park Ave. and 920 E. Elm. Over 2400sqft! Rent August 1st. $2975/ month incl. City Fees & Water. Call Erika 602703-5557 or email firstname.lastname@example.org beautiful 5bd 3ba house sky lights. Ceiling fans, marble floor, walled yard, close to bus lines, shopping. Lease $1200 248-1688
Close to Pima, Downtown & UofA 3Bedroom 2Bath House 1800sqft, den, washer/dryer, a/c, fenced yard, $950 ALSO 3Bedroom 2bath House with garage, washer/dryer, a/c, fenced yard, covered patio $1050 CALL REDI 520-623-5710 WWW.AZREDIRENTALS.COM 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. email@example.com. great deal! look! 3 or 4 Bedroom. $1200. LOW MOVE-IN COSTS. Close to UofA. Clean open floor plan. CALL FOR DETAILS! 520.398.5738. house for rent! 4bedroom 2 1/2 bathroom, fully furnished, also included flat screen and pool table, seconds away from starpass resort, $400 -$500 rent and will negotiate. ContactHunter- 602-616-9516
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in sam hughes 4Bedroom 2bath Brick House, garage, wood floors, a/c, fireplace, washer/dryer AVAILABLE AUGUST $1700 ALSO 4Bedroom 2.5bath Home 2000sqft, Pool & spa, outdoor fireplace, den, washer/dryer, AVAILABLE AUGUST $2995 CALL REDI 520-623-5710 WWW.AZREDIRENTALS.COM large one bedroom House. 3blocks to campus. 1121 East 9th St. #2. Private yard. Parking. $695/ month+ $95/ month/ all utilities, WIFI. 721-7121, The Property Management Group. Preleasing available. PerfeCt home 3bd 3BA August 2011. $1650. Big rooms, W/D, A/C, yard, 2car garage. CALL AMy 520-440-7776 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. sam hughes, ClassiC Homes, Near UofA, 4BR 4BA; 3BD 2BA; 2BR 1BA AC, wood/ tile floors, disposals. 520-400-8795
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beautiful furnished 3bedroom home in gated community 2miles from campus. Large master suite and family room with 42â€?Plasma TV $1595 per month. Call Bruce 619-917-9757
saVe your quarters for playing pool down on 4th Ave. We have washers and dryers in select homes! Imagine the time and money youâ€™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.
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Ibekwe, Whyte named to All Pac-10 1st team
Ibekwe also awarded with Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year By Dan Kohler ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT For the second consecutive year, Arizona star p Ify Ibekwe has been named the Pacific 10 Conference Defensive Player of the Year and was selected for the All Pac-10 first team along with sophomore Davellyn Whyte, commissioner Larry Scott announced on Tuesday. Forward Erica Barnes was also named honorable mention AllPac-10 Freshman Team. For Ibekwe, adjusting to the college game was never a problem. Ibekwe finished the regular season as the only player in the Pac-10 to record double-double averages for the season with 16.1 points and 10 rebounds per game. After being named the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year last season,
Whyte has maintained her prowess as one of the conference’s best shooting guards. This year, in her second goaround as an Arizona starter, the sophomore ranked seventh in points and 12th in assists in the conference throughout the regular season. Barnes managed to put up respectable numbers this season despite only starting three games. She averaged 6.3 points and 4.3 rebounds in 15.7 minutes logged per game. She also recorded three doubledoubles in wins against Wichita State, Bradley and New Mexico. With the loss of both dominant post presences Ibekwe and Soana Lucet at the end of the season, head coach Niya Butts and staff will be counting on Barnes to play some serious minutes next season.
Wildcats welcome Creighton Invitational. While the game does not offer the same intrigue as the upcoming series against No. 22 Baylor or the rematch with No. 9 Oklahoma, it is a good chance for the Wildcats to see how they stack up against in-state rival ASU, currently ranked No. 7 in the nation. The Sun Devils have a 4-3 victory over the same Oklahoma team that dismantled the Wildcats 11-1 in the Kajikawa Classic in February. Head coach Mike Candrea has yet to decide which pitcher will start against Creighton. Sophomore Kenzie Fowler is the
By Tyler Johnson ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT The Arizona softball team has a rare mid-week game today against Creighton. The Bluejays are severely diminished from last year’s Missouri Valley Conference champion squad, with 11 freshmen on the roster compared to only 10 returning players. They do boast solid pitchers in Becca Changstrom and Kylie Hovinga, who have ERAs of 1.31 and 2.95, respectively. Creighton isn’t foreign to the desert, having lost 11-1 to ASU on Sunday in the Wilson/DeMarini
team’s No. 1 starter, but with three games against Baylor this weekend, it is likely Candrea will turn to freshman Shelby Babcock. Babcock has shown signs of improvement lately, with a very solid showing last weekend at the Wildcat Invitational. She gave up just four earned runs in 17 innings of work over the weekend and picked up three wins to move her record to a solid 7-1. The game against Creighton should offer a chance for Babcock to gain confidence and experience heading into a much tougher portion of the schedule for the Wildcats.
Ohio State suspends Tressel for two games, fined $25,000 Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel will be hit with a two-game suspension and a $250,000 fine after withholding information about players who committed NCAA violations, school officials announced a day after Yahoo! Sports revealed the allegations. The university self-reported the violation to the NCAA and selfimposed the punishments, but it could get bigger penalties after the NCAA reviews the ongoing case. “Obviously, I’m disappointed this happened at all,” Tressel said
at a news conference on Tuesday night. “I take my responsibility for what we do at Ohio State tremendously serious.” Ohio State officials had said they did not learn of the financial relationship between two players and a local tattoo parlor until Dec. 7. Athletic department officials learned on Jan. 13 that Tressel knew of the matter through emails in April, when they were looking into an another unrelated legal matter. Tressel said an attorney asked him via e-mail to keep the matter private so he would not interfere with a federal investigation that turned out not to involve the
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players. He said he never considered resigning, and athletic director Gene Smith said Tressel would not lose his job over the incident. “Wherever we end up, Jim Tressel is our football coach,” Smith said. “This case in my view does not warrant (termi-
of the 2011 season after it was discovered they had sold memorabilia in exchange for tattoos. The players were allowed to participate in the Sugar Bowl victory against Arkansas after school officials claimed they did not educate the players regarding rules about selling team items.
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Why Arizona will win
Head coach Niya Butts said that Arizona is playing the best basketball in the conference right now, and she may be right. The Wildcats have won six of their last seven, with the lone loss being a heartbreaker to No. 7 UCLA. On top of that, Arizona’s bracket starts off favorably with a game against ninth-seeded Oregon, although playing Stanford in the semifinal is daunting.
It’s a no-brainer. Williams makes Arizona go, so long as he isn’t on the bench within minutes of the tip. Even if his numbers don’t blow anyone away, the forward’s presence inside opens up shots or lanes to the basket for his fellow Wildcats. His 22 minutes of four free throw attempts and seven field goal attempts were more than enough for the Wildcats to tab 20 assists and a 56 percent field goal line against Oregon. That being said, those numbers might not be good enough to sweep through the Pac-10 Tournament. Williams will need to stay on the court and assert himself for more than 25 minutes per game if Arizona expects to advance.
Why Arizona will win
Facing Oregon, the Wildcats regained their offensive groove by making the Ducks pay for collapsing their defense on forward Derrick Williams. So what’d UA do? It shot 11-for-25 from beyond the arc and earned 23 points at the foul line. Williams scored 14 points and was limited with foul troubles, but his four most important teammates — guards Momo Jones and Kyle Fogg, along with forwards Kevin Parrom and Solomon Hill — all had their second consecutive strong outings. And despite being unable to put either Oregon school completely away this past weekend, Arizona did make enough defensive stops to avoid any nail-biters. If they can carry that McKale magic to the Staples
Why Arizona will lose
No one on Arizona’s roster has been in this position before; including head coach Niya Butts — at least as a coach. Right now, the Wildcats are probably on the outside looking into the NCAA Tournament bubble. But if Arizona can find a way to get to the Pacific 10 Conference Tournament semifinals and put a scare into No. 1 seed Stanford, there’s a good chance it will be in the Big Dance for the first time since the 20042005 season. There’s no doubt seniors Ify Ibekwe, Soana Lucet and Amanda Pierson want to get in, but Arizona’s running out of time to make its case. — Alex Williams
Shanita Arnold Why Arizona will lose
Junior guard Shanita Arnold could be the key to Arizona making a run in the Pac-10 Tournament. When she gets a feel for the tempo of the game, Arizona is tough to beat — especially when she’s knocking down outside shots. Arnold tries to push the tempo too much sometimes, which can lead to too many turnovers. But when she’s clicking, she makes defenses extend out to the 3-point line, which opens up the inside for Ibekwe and Lucet — a key against bigger teams like Southern California or Stanford.
An NCAA Tournament bid isn’t on the line for Arizona, only upholding a high seed is. Just as a No. 10 national ranking got to players’ heads two weeks ago, the glee of the regular season conference championship runs the risk of causing Arizona’s team to eye the NCAA Tournament rather than the task at hand. In the end, Arizona doesn’t have as much to play for as do a number of other teams who are fighting for NCAA Tournament eligibility or playing this tournament as their entire postseason. If the Wildcats come out flat, especially on the road, even a first round loss is possible.
Center, they’ll be in good shape..
Team with most to gain
At 18-13, the Trojans are on the outside looking in, but after playing well toward the end of the season, that all could change. Probably the most likely team to upset a UCLA, Washington or Arizona, winning two games against No. 5 seed Cal and (likely) No. 1 seed Arizona might put them on the bubble. ESPN’s bracketology has the Trojans being one of the first four teams out, and as Wildcat fans and Southern California head coach Kevin O’Neill know, sometimes a team doesn’t need 20 wins to reach the NCAA Tournament — see then-interim head coach O’Neill’s Arizona squad in 2008, which won 19 games before losing in the first round. Granted, that was a much, much better Pac-10 in 2008. Oh, and then that whole NCAA investigation took away that 2008 postseason, so nevermind.
Team with most to lose Washington
Currently predicted as a No. 10 seed in many NCAA brackets, the Huskies can’t falter much more. If head coach Lorenzo Romar’s team and its 20-10 record loses right off the bat in the Pac-10 Tournament, then all of a sudden UW is risking being a bubble team for NCAA consideration. Though the Huskies played a tough schedule, which has accounted for most of the losses, they won’t be helping themselves if they drop to a No. 12 NCAA seed and play a tough No. 5 squad from, say, the Big East Conference. A poor Pac-10 showing makes Washington’s NCAA Tournament run a short one.
Klay Thompson, WSU
Cougar head coach Ken Bone announced that his star player, Thompson, will return to game action after being suspended for marijuana possession last week. As the No. 6 seed in the tournament, Washington State does have 19 wins on the season and with Thompson, the ability to knock off their rival Huskies in the team’s first game at Staples Center. Without Thompson, the Cougars put a scare to UCLA, who won by four points in Pullman, Wash., on Saturday. Who knows? Maybe Thompson’s return and a newfound confidence in his teammates without him might spark a run to the championship game.
Of all the contests, the Bruins have the easiest path. Arizona runs the risk of playing an Oregon State team that it doesn’t match-up well with before facing USC or Cal, who both know they can play with the Wildcats. Then, assuming the top seeds win, they’d have to beat UCLA or Washington for the title. Meanwhile, the Huskies play their rival in the first game and will likely hit a second game versus the Bruins, who have the Los Angeles advantage tacked on to what should be an easier first game against Oregon or ASU. The Bruins get the luck of the draw and have enough left in the tank to come out on top. — Kevin Zimmerman
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Team with most to gain UCLA
No. 7 UCLA has been playing second fiddle to No. 2 Stanford’s dominance for the past few years. In this year’s tournament, the Cardinal and the Bruins are positioned next to each other as the number one and number two seeds, respectively, and will most likely be the match up for the title at the end of the tournament. The Cardinal dominated in the regular season, beating the Bruins in both of their meetings, and Stanford is already almost guaranteed a number one seed in the NCAA tournament. UCLA will also have a tournament bid, but an upset victory over Stanford could set them up with the confidence and momentum needed to propel them through the first couple rounds of the tournament.
Team with most to lose ASU
Far behind UCLA in terms of season record is ASU, which will be
gunning for the tournament title to receive an NCAA tournament bid. If the Sun Devils fall in the first round of the Pac-10 Tournament, the season is lost and it’s time to focus on preparations to get an NCAA Tournament bid for next season.
It’s hard to argue against Pac-10 Player of the Year Jeanette Pohlen, whose 15 points per game have been the greatest contributor to the Cardinal’s success. She will make clutch shots when her team needs them and could easily punish opposing offenses with her tenacious defensive abilities.
It’s starting become a cliché, but nobody else in the conference comes in with as much consistency as the Cardinal. — Dan Kohler
Published on Mar 9, 2011