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LGBTQ STUDENT AFFAIRS, PRIDE ALLIANCE AND UA STUDENTS gather on the UA Mall to participate in a flash mob to break their Day of Silence on Wednesday evening. The Day of Silence helps raise awareness of the abuse, bullying and discrimination that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students face.
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A gathering of students sporting tie-dyed T-shirts and duct-taped or painted mouths slowly grew on the UA Mall as they came to the end of their daylong vow of silence. As they waited for the last few minutes to pass, students smiled and danced to songs played from the speakers. Some of the Arizona Pride Alliance interns who had helped organize the event but weren’t participating in the daylong silence sang along. The aroma of the pizza served for dinner filled the air. A few minutes after 5 p.m., the “Cha Cha Slide” began playing and
a crowd of about 30 people began to dance. Passersby stopped to watch, and some even joined in. A round of applause erupted at the end of the song, echoing across the Mall as participants finally spoke for the first time in seven hours, after participating in the Day of Silence. Organized by the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, Pride Alliance and LGBTQ Affairs, the Day of Silence is part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the abuse, bullying and discrimination that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people face. LGBTQ people are at a higher risk for mental illness and being
victimized, according to Martie van der Voort, a counselor at Campus Health Service Counseling and Psych Services who runs the LGBTQ and gender spectrum support group. “The clients that I have lost to suicide have identified as LGBTQ,” van der Voort said. “It becomes a very personal passion project for me.” Van der Voort said that having the event on a college campus was a little bit like “preaching to the choir” since students tend to be more openminded, but it was still important to get the community involved. Kaleb Stephens, an ecology and evolutionary biology junior and codirector of Pride Alliance, said that one of the challenges the campaign
faced was being visible enough to have an impact on a large college campus. “Being silent can disrupt the people around you a little bit, but our whole idea is to make it a little more visible,” Stephens said. As a result, Pride Alliance decided to add color, dance and music to the silent event by tie-dying T-shirts and performing a dance flash mob in an attempt to draw more attention. Tam Brooks had a black “X” painted on her lips. Brooks, a psychology and religious studies senior, has participated in the day of silence for five years now. Brooks said she always makes it a point to
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UA student organizers and community members will celebrate their yearlong efforts to end cancer at Relay For Life this Friday. Political science junior Melissa Schwartz’s grandmother passed away from cancer before she ever had the opportunity to meet her. She said she hopes future generations won’t miss the opporunity to meet a grandparent because of cancer. However, as the co-chair of the 2013 UA Relay For Life, Schwartz has done more than just hope — she has taken action. Working alongside a board of dedicated committees since August of 2012, Schwartz watched as more than 85 teams and 650 participants joined together to raise more than $32,000 in support of the American Cancer Society — and the numbers are still rising. Schwartz was a team captain for Relay For Life during her freshman year and has been actively involved since. “It has always been a priority of mine to help find a cure [for cancer],” Schwartz. “Unfortunately, the reality is that everyone
A 5-4 vote by student government leaders Wednesday leaves the Residence Hall Association $2,000 in the hole for a conference it hosted in February. The regional business conference — known as No Frills — for the Intermountain Association of College and University Residence Halls was funded by several sponsors, including RHA, the Dean of Students Office, the UofA Bookstore and the Associated Students for the University of Arizona. The event went over budget by $2,784.18, according to Sen. Alex Chang, who asked the ASUA Senate to cover the extra costs. Chang served as housing chair for the No Frills conference. “Should you choose to fund the full amount or should you reduce it, I encourage you not to vote no on it in its entirety, because they really do need the support,” Chang said. Providing funding would help build the relationship between
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PARTICIPANTS RUN in the 2012 Relay for Life event. This year’s Relay for Life will take place this year on the UA Mall on Friday.
knows someone who has had cancer. It has affected everyone’s lives. I hope that by participating in Relay For Life and raising funds, we are getting closer to eliminating cancer.” The event will begin on Friday at 6 p.m. and last until 6 a.m. on Saturday as volunteers celebrate the culmination of their yearlong efforts while continuing to raise awareness about cancer and funds to fight the disease. There will be various events throughout each hour on the UA Mall to entertain guests as they pull an all-nighter to match the slogan of the
Relay For Life fundraiser: “Cancer never sleeps.” A manicure station, a three-legged race, a pie-eating contest and root beer pong are just a few of the activities that will take place during the night, not to mention the various “themed” laps, such as the “walk backwards lap,” the “piggyback lap,” the “‘Gangnam Style’ lap” and the “conga lap.” There will also be a performance by the Black N’ Blue Hip Hop Crew and music by DJ Dre as well as a talent show, a “Battle of the
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UA students get retail tips at first ThinkBIG conference
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For those interested in becoming retail entrepreneurs, the UA Retail Entrepreneurship Club is hosting its first ThinkBIG Conference on Saturday. Attendees will get to learn from local entrepreneurs about how to make their dreams a reality in the retail world. The conference runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will take place in the UA McClelland Park building. The conference costs $15 for UA students, $40 for community members and $5 for REC members. “If they [attendees] have an idea in their head but don’t know where to go, they can come to our conference and learn and take their idea and make it a reality,” said Sarah Cobb, the REC president and a retailing and consumer sciences senior. “This is really great because you are listening to people talk who have actually started with an idea and made their idea successful, and they are going to teach how they did it and what they overcame, their obstacles and challenges.” Kerstin Block, the founder of Buffalo Exchange, will be the keynote speaker at the conference, sharing the story of how she grew a single store into a national business. Following Block’s keynote speech, four entrepreneurs with diverse experiences will give a presentation called “From the Soil, to the Seed, to the Shoot and to the Fruit-Bearing Branch.” This portion of the conference is intended to teach attendees how to turn their ideas into a profitable business, Cobb said. The final segment of the conference is called “The ‘Get-to-Work’ Professionals Panel” and will feature experts from the areas of accounting, investing and funding, commercial real estate and marketing, who will speak on how attendees can put their own ideas into action, according to a press release for the conference. The REC was officially created in fall 2012 and the ThinkBIG Conference was one of its first ideas, said Nicole St. Germain, the
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The UA Retail Entrepreneurship Club executive board (from left to right), Lindsey Walsh, Nicole St. Germain, Sarah Cobb, April Tyson and Xandria Leopold, helped organize the ThinkBIG Conference coming up Saturday. The conference will teach students about retailing. The conference runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will take place in the UA McClelland Park building.
REC treasurer and retailing and consumer sciences senior. The club started with six members and has grown to 15 members. Another achievement of the club was Retail Jump Start, which took place in February. For Retail Jump Start, members pitched jump start ideas, which the club then voted on. From there the club broke into teams, created business plans for the three best ideas and gave a mock presentation to actual investors, St. Germain said, all within a 24-hour period from start to finish. The upcoming conference is not only a
great learning experience, but also a valuable networking opportunity, Cobb said. “I think that people should attend the ThinkBIG Conference because you can start a business through Google, you can look online, you can go through these different networks, but all of these specific networks are going to be in one area at one time,” said Jill Moore, the REC secretary and a retailing and consumer sciences senior. “You can learn from the people that get you there and you can ask them specific questions, and I think that is what is really cool.”
the student government and RHA, he added. However, senators hesitated to fund the full $2,784.18. “This is essentially a subsidy for every single student that attended this,” said Sen. Morgan Abraham. “In theory what happened is you didn’t charge these students the correct price, and now we’re asking for a subsidy to subsidize that cost.” IACURH, a regional association, is part of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls. In order to host No Frills for IACURH, RHA had to bid against other schools. “Then you must absorb the responsibilities by winning … just in the same way that a city that bids for the Olympics would have to,” said Anthony Salas, vice president for public relations for RHA. Although the cost of each attending delegate was budgeted for before the conference, unexpected costs came up for transportation, housing and dining, Chang said. Failing to pay for all of the conference’s expenditures “in a way reflects that we’re not paying membership dues,” Salas said. If funding for the extra costs is not provided by Sunday, RHA could lose its affiliation with IACURH, Chang said. Senators debated the consequences of providing more funding, saying that doing so would be paying for a mistake made by another organization. “This is putting the weight on our shoulders, to try to kind of get yourselves [RHA] out of the hole that you guys dig yourselves in,” Sen. Joel Torres said. The request was then amended to provide funding only for transportation, not housing and dining costs. The ASUA Senate’s 5-4 vote will provide RHA with $892.56. Chang thanked the senate for allocating part of the request. “Any little bit helps … Of course there are concerns that there were issues with how it was presented,” Sen. Chang said. “But I still do appreciate it.”
Wildcats tested for STDs on Mall Shelby Thomas Arizona Daily Wildcat
Local organizations gathered on the UA Mall to offer information about sexual health, free contraception methods and STD testing at the Get Yourself Tested Resource Fair on Wednesday. The Get Yourself Tested campaign works to combat a frightening statistic: “1 in 2 sexually active young people will contract an STD by age 25, and most won’t know it,” according to the campaign’s website. The campaign, a partnership between MTV and the Kaiser Family Foundation, is supported by a number of agencies, many of which were represented on campus in honor of STD Awareness Month. Representatives from Campus Health Service, Feminists Organized to Resist, Create and Empower, the Pima County Health Department, Planned Parenthood, the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, the Student Health Advocacy Committee, the Southwest Institute for Research on Women and the Theresa Lee Clinic showed up to inform UA students about the importance of self-awareness when it comes to sex. Carrie Hardesty, a health educator for Campus Health, said it is important for students to be sexually aware. “We know that not all students are sexually active, but whether or not they are, they should have, and need to have, accurate and comprehensive sex education,” Hardesty
mascot called “Mr. Condom” also made an appearance. Zoe Warren, a public health junior, started volunteering with Planned Parenthood six years ago and said students should make testing a priority. “It is important for students to get tested because it is one of the only ways to tell if you really have something,” Warren said. “Many diseases or infections can go easily undetected. It is really easy and it is something that everyone can do.” Samantha Balland, a freshman studying nursing, said she came to the event for the free items and that she appreciated the education provided. “A lot of people aren’t aware of STDs that could be going around and you can’t see an STD that you may have,” Balland said. As far as getting tested, Balland said students shouldn’t feel embarrassed. “You’re in college, we all do [have sex]. It’s not a big deal.” Rebecca Cline, a physiology freshman who stopped by the booths with a friend on the way to lunch, agreed that it’s important to get tested, regardless of whether people Tyler Besh/Arizona Daily Wildcat feel uncomfortable. Jazmyn Carter helps pass out free condoms for the Women’s Resource Center as a part of its Femanists Organized to “It seems pretty obvious that people Resist, Create and Empower campaign Wednesday. should get tested,” Cline said. “It is a big said. “They can use the knowledge that there was also a mobile clinic where health concern. The whole ‘ignorance they gain from this research fair to protect students could be tested for chlamydia is bliss’ thing doesn’t really work in this themselves and their partners if and when and gonorrhea, a service provided by Pima situation. You need to know and other County Health at no cost. Free condoms, people do too. You don’t want to be screwing they decide to become sexually active.” Along with resources for sex education, lube and other prizes were offered and a people over — in more ways than one.”
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Sexes” and more. “It is a really great way to come together as a community,” Schwartz said, “and it is so much fun.” Walking at the relay event is an opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones that were lost, but also to raise awareness about cancer itself and raise money to help end cancer, according to the official Relay For Life website. John Routh, a member of the marketing committee for the UA’s Relay For Life chapter and a pre-business freshman, said that he is amazed at how many people cancer can affect. After losing his grandmother to pancreatic cancer and witnessing
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treatments, Schwartz said. This program is one of many guided by leadership from the American Cancer Society. “The money is going straight to our community,” Schwartz added. “I think that is so special and so rare for a lot of fundraisers and philanthropies. It helps us.” Devon Dale, a neuroscience junior, is the event chair of the UA’s Relay For Life this year. She first participated in Relay For Life during her sophomore year of high school as a team captain and has worked her way up to event chair over the past five years, she said. Dale’s grandfather is currently fighting cancer, which she said has “really strengthened her drive because [she] can see what [cancer] can do to a family and to a person.” “I love relay and I wanted to make the UA chapter as amazing as it possibly could be,” Dale said. “It will be a night that you will never forget.”
extended family members in their own battles with the disease, he said he views the fight against cancer as “a very important cause to support.” This is Routh’s fourth year participating in Relay For Life. Routh said he is most excited for the Luminaria Ceremony, where volunteers are given the chance to decorate and dedicate a paper bag to loved ones fighting cancer. The bags will then be lit with candles and displayed along the edge of the track, he said. This is the moment when it becomes clear “how many people have been affected by cancer,” Routh added. “It’s amazing.” The Luminaria Ceremony will take place at 9 p.m. The money raised at the event is donated to Pima County through the “Look Good Feel Better” program that helps breast cancer survivors get access to wigs and makeup to help them regain their self-esteem after going through chemotherapy
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UA researcher receives grant, protects animals Mark Armao Arizona Daily Wildcat
A UA researcher is focusing his efforts on protecting Tucson animals through a new conservation project. Mesquite trees provide shade along a winding trail where bicyclists and walkers observe a diverse array of wildlife while nearby, the Santa Cruz river flows with summer rains. This is what Phil Rosen, a research scientist at the School of Natural Resources and the Environment, said he envisions when he thinks about his latest project. Rosen recently received a $285,000 contract spanning five years to protect lizards and other animals during the restoration of a section of the Santa Cruz in a bank protection project along the river from Silverlake Road to Ajo Way. The Paseo de las Iglesias bank protection project seeks to strengthen the banks of the watercourse and reduce erosion, as well as create recreational space. Ecological restoration is a major component of the project. The species he will be working to protect include the western burrowing owl, a favorite among local naturalists, and the regal horned lizard, which, despite its seemingly aristocratic name, is known to squirt blood from its eye at potential threats. “We have a lot of unique species in the area,” said Suzanne Shields, the director of the Regional Flood Control District. “It’s important to conserve them.” In line with the Endangered Species Act and the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan, the RFCD aims at “creating riparian habitats and encouraging the native species,” Shields said.
Rosen will work to protect several species during construction, and also to ensure they have a suitable place to return after the project ends. “We’re creating an ecosystem,” Rosen said. Rosen plans to collect and translocate some species to areas around Tucson, but some of the lizards will stay onsite in specially designed containment pens. A fine-mesh screen will cover the pen on all sides, including the bottom, Rosen said. The pens will imitate the natural environment of the lizards while protecting them from an unfortunate encounter with a bulldozer. After construction, the pen material will be reused to build a fence to keep the reptiles from the roadways that surround the area. Although some might not see the point of conducting a conservation project in the middle of the city, Tucson is home to 19 different species of lizards, Rosen said. “There are undoubtedly more lizards living in the city than people, probably by a factor of five or 10,” Rosen added. In light of recent declines in some lizard populations, Rosen said that conservation projects are imperative. However, those efforts don’t end at lizards, as saving toads is also a key aspect of the project. Rosen said he will create special basins to encourage breeding in species like the Mexican spadefoot and the Great Plains narrowmouth toad and that the basins will also be designed to reduce the propagation of a major human health risk: mosquitoes. Along with housing the toads, the basins will be inhabited by animals that eat mosquito larvae, which can accumulate in stagnant water. The western burrowing owl will also be accommodated
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Phil Rosen, a research scientist at the School of Natural Resources and the Environment, looks for lizards on campus. He is working to protect Tucson animals.
during construction. Rosen and his team will construct artificial nesting sites for the owls displaced by the project, then reintroduce them into the environment afterward. Rosen said he is confident in the value of conservation projects. “This biodiversity is both enjoyable and aesthetic to large numbers of people and very valuable to young folks, who revel in this kind of thing,” Rosen said. “People like these [animals]. They like to have them around.”
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do something out in public on the Day of Silence, like taking public transit or going to the grocery store while bearing the ‘X’ on her lips. She said the reactions she’s gotten over the years have tended to be positive, with people giving her high fives and hugs. “The most important aspect of this for me is letting my family know who I am and what I stand for,” Brooks said. Although Brooks has experience with the event and didn’t find spending the day in silence challenging, Meghan Bergersen said she did. Bergersen, a psychology and political science junior and an intern with Pride Alliance, said this was her first year participating in the Day of Silence. She recalled a moment during the day when someone had opened a door for her, and she reflexively wanted to say thank you but couldn’t. She couldn’t even answer any questions about what she was doing. “Whenever someone said something to me and I wanted to say something back, I remembered people that don’t have that opportunity, people who are too scared to say something,” Bergersen said.
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Tucson roads need aid DAVID WEISSMAN Arizona Daily Wildcat
nyone who has spent time driving in Tucson knows that our roads are sub-par. The Pima Association of Governments, a federally funded local nonprofit that focuses on metropolitan planning, recently released a “report card” in which it confirmed what everyone already knows: Tucson’s roads are terrible. The report found that 52.4 percent of the city’s roads are in poor condition, about 43 percent are in fair to good condition, and only 4.5 percent of Tucson’s roads are “excellent.” In addition, the study gave a congestion grade of “F” to 15 percent of the city’s intersections, indicating they had reported morning rushhour delays of 80 seconds or more. The worst intersection in Tucson is Ajo Way and Alvernon Way, with an average delay of 3.3 minutes per vehicle. It is commendable that this report recognizes the problems facing Tucson’s infrastructure, especially considering that Phoenix’s equivalent of the PAG, the Maricopa Association of Governments, has not released a report that takes such a frank look at road conditions and congestion. But simply recognizing the problem is not enough. It’s about time that the city does something to fix Tucson’s roads. As Tucson’s image improves through new business developments and projects such as the Tucson Modern Streetcar, the road systems must improve with it. This is necessary not only for the city to deal with increased traffic, but also to truly project a modern image. Downtown Tucson’s continuing development will feed congestion, as will the streetcar. Even though the number of drivers may decrease in the downtown area, the streetcar will cause congestion problems for those who continue to drive there. The streetcar does not go everywhere, so commuters from other parts of Tucson will still crowd the roads. Even with Tucson’s numerous ongoing infrastructure projects, such as the work being done at Grant and Oracle roads and the Prince Road exit off I-10 and the many roads that will be resurfaced as a result of the streetcar project, there is still much to be done. Tucson’s streets are riddled with potholes, a virtual minefield for drivers. This can be a huge inconvenience to drivers and cost them hundreds in repairs to damaged tires, rims and shocks. The budget for transportation is the highest of all of the city’s departments. The total actual budget for transportation was $198,956,290 in 2012. Of course, not all of that money goes toward repairs. A combined $27,167,869 was allocated to the streets and traffic maintenance, planning and engineering programs in 2012. Also, much of the road work that is being done is not on roads around the UA. Work is being done on many other roads in Tucson, but not on those that many students use regularly. While the PAG is funded with federal highway money and is more of a planning organization than an agency of the local government, many of its executive staff are also members of local government. Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is the chair of the governing body of the organization, for example, and other area mayors and officials also serve in PAG. Their powerful positions in the Pima County government mean that they have the ability to make the right recommendations to improve Tucson’s infrastructure. Let’s just hope that the people who commissioned this report respond to its findings. —David Weissman is a journalism junior. He can be reached at email@example.com or on Twitter via @WildcatOpinions.
More to Greek Life than hazing and parties overwhelming annual contribution to the “We remain a strong institution, where chapter’s charity, Push America, which serves international headquarters want to expand,” individuals living with disabilities. Fraternity Cox said. “The past year we have already gained members raise money for Push America two more chapters and will have another one ecently, the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity was through the weeklong competition War of coming on in the fall.” permanently removed from campus Roses, a national philanthropy event for all Although the greek community has mourned due to repeated violations of the chapters of Pi Kappa Phi. The Arizona chapter the loss of the four fraternities recently kicked university’s Student Code of Conduct. These is one of the top-fundraising chapters in the off campus, Cox said, “Greek Life is really violations included alleged hazing of fraternity too big to feel the effect of a few chapters members and illegal alcohol consumption and country with a grand total of $18,612.02 raised in 2012. leaving campus. Newer chapters will readily distribution. Members of Pi Kappa Phi and all other greek take old chapters’ places and strengthen our In the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 academic organizations on campus can’t community.” years, four Interfraternity Council fraternities help but feel cheated when hard For members of have lost recognition on the UA campus, and Greek Life is really too fraternities and sororities, seven are currently under sanctions. With such work and charity like War of big to feel the effects of it is easy to become a decrease in active chapters on campus, greeks Roses seem to go unnoticed. a few chapters leaving While it is true that some frustrated with the at the UA are all asking the same question: What houses have chosen to put university when it seems campus. is the deal? —Layton Cox, members’ safety at risk, the a chapter is kicked off It can seem as though the only people who IFC president actual investigations that led campus or put on social do not hate Greek Life are those in a greek to sanctions and suspensions probation every other organization. But the absurd assumption that week. all of these organizations are on campus to raise have been kept almost entirely under wraps. As the University of Arizona Police Greek organizations have always felt the hell and breed reckless behavior is not only Department and administration have been critical judgment of the public, and their false, but offensive. vague about the topic, it is hard for greek men reputations have been far from flawless. But While the increasing number of disbanded and women to blindly accept the accusations regardless of what critics say about Greek Life, fraternities may prove the negative reputation that their fellow greeks have acted in a way those who are on the inside know that the good to be partly true, it is not all-encompassing. negative enough to get their chapter removed far outweighs the bad. “More often than not, the greek GPA is from campus. At the core of every sorority and fraternity lie higher than the non-greek average,” said IFC For the members of these removed chapters, common values and a bond that can never be president Layton Cox, “and fraternity and broken, regardless of sanctions, probations or sororities’ contribution to philanthropic causes this change is devastating. The members of Pi Kappa Phi, and many others on campus, have suspensions. is astounding. For the 2011-2012 school year [greek organizations contributed] 22,837 hours had their home and their brotherhood pulled out from under them. —Erin Desoto is an english sophomore and of community service and raised $253,649 for However, Arizona greeks should be reassured member of the Chi Omega sorority. She can be various charities.” that the greek community is far from being reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on In the case of the most recently removed dismantled. Twitter via @WildcatOpinions. chapter, what seems to be ignored is its ERIN DESOTO
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I don’t get it? If he leaves now, good chance he does not get drafted. He stays, he will be better next year, be on a National Powerhouse team and improve his draft stock. He is nowhere ready for the NBA. Hope he likes playing in Greece or Italy!! —Wildcat95
Might be hard to improve your draft stock if you don’t get any minutes. In response to “In college, don’t hurry to find Mr. Right” (by —DR (in response to Wildcat95) Nathaniel Drake, April 16): Great article! Right now should be a time to be selfish, but in a good way, If he leaves now, he gets paid. by determining one’s likes or dislikes in another person by dating or seeing —johnson (in response to Wildcat95) other people’s relationships. The problem, however, is people don’t date anymore. Some see it as too OMG, Jerrett are you for real? You have done well for the time being, but expensive or others see it as no point since their goals include other means heading to the NBA right now I think would be a huge mistake for your rather than finding a partner to share their life with. career. I realize the difficult decision but remaining would be the best for —Senior your long term career. I hope you stay, Jerrett. —Wildcat4Ever In response to “Spring Fling isn’t biggest carnival of its kind, but could improve if moved back to UA campus” (by Dan Desrochers, April That would really be a shame. He’d serve well to play off the another 15): season, and perhaps jump into the starting lineup as a junior. Not It amazes me that the Sam Hughes people feel this way. You’re telling anywhere near NBA-ready, although an almost 7-foot spot up shooter with me that you are not willing to sacrifice 4 days of noise compared to a whole some more college experience might do some damage at the next level. semester of football tailgates that are far louder and rowdier? What a joke! —roseykr —Senior I wonder if there is more to it. We have had so many transfers since Great article, love everything about it. And the Sam Hughes people [Sean] Miller took over. Is it Miller? If I were Jordin Mayes and Angelo Chol should go away. You live near a university campus. This is what you signed I would transfer. I mean you make one mistake and you’re out of the game up for. while others could do no wrong. —twentythirtyone Mayes should have been our starting point guard and now won’t start next year. Miller destroyed his confidence which he didn’t get back till late In response to “Reports: Grant Jerrett might leave for NBA” (by Zack in the year. Rosenblatt, April 16): Chol should have played more and on most teams would have been a Thanks for the memories. Bye now. force. Don’t blame Grant at all for thinking about leaving the program. —John Alexander I would rather play in Europe and see the world. And can we please play more than one defense! It seems to have worked well for Louisville and Damn he’s my favorite. Dumb move considering what he could become. Wichita State and other teams that went far. Wish he’d been played even more, though. — qbert —Coastie
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Drunk and disorderly
A UA student was cited and released on a minor in possession charge outside of Villa del Puente Residence Hall after starting a fight at 2:30 a.m. on April 12. Two University of Arizona Police Department officers came in contact with the student when they approached a group of five men arguing on the sidewalk outside the residence hall. Police asked the group to break it up and told them to sit on the curb. One of the men told police he’d overheard his friend arguing with another possibly intoxicated man, who was cursing and taunting his friend. The friend said he had been walking outside the residence hall when the other man began cursing at him. Another officer then spoke with the man accused of initiating the incident, who became argumentative. He denied drinking, but police suspected he was lying because he showed signs of intoxication, according to the report. The man soon admitted he had had a “few drinks.” He was cited for minor in possession of spirituous liquor in body and released.
Hands off, ‘bro’
A UA student reported that he was assaulted in the Meinel Optical Sciences building at 4:36 p.m. on April 12. The incident had occurred several hours earlier while he was waiting outside a classroom, the student said. While not injured, the man said a stranger had punched him in the arm and said, “Hey, bro,” before laughing and walking away. A similar offense had occurred a week earlier, when the same man had slapped him on the arm with an open hand and said, “Hey, bro.” The officer then spoke with a witness who didn’t know the suspect, but had seen him raise both fists in the air and laugh after slapping the man. The victim described the suspect to police, saying he felt as if he was being targeted, but not in danger. There are currently no suspects, but the student said he would prosecute once the man was identified.
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A UA student was asked to identify himself after several students and faculty failed to recognize him in Roy P. Drachman Hall at 4:20 p.m. on April 12. UAPD went to the building after receiving the report, and the reporting party led them to the individual. The reporting party said they were suspicious of the man, who was working in a computer room, because of a previous time when the man had failed to identify himself. When police spoke to the man, he was visibly upset due to the request. He said he was being “profiled” and became agitated, then began to pack his belongings. Police performed a records check, found the man was a student and told him he didn’t have to leave because he wasn’t violating any policies. The student repeated that he felt he was being profiled and knew who was responsible for the report. As police left, they saw the man speaking with a university employee, but he refused an offer to speak with police.
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Doctoral Oral Defense—Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English Sarah Elizabeth Harris “From the Fictional to the Real: Creative Writing and the Reading Public”. Thurs. Apr. 18 at 8am in Modern Languages 378. Doctoral Oral Defense—Optical Sciences Sawyer Duane Campbell “Studies of Passive and Active Plasmonic Core-Shell Nanoparticles and Their Applications”. Thurs. Apr. 18 at 10am in Meinel Optical Sciences Room 821.
Doctoral Oral Defense—Family and Consumer Sciences Charles Lawry “The Role of Parasocial Interaction and Social Media Participation in the Two-Step Flow of Communication”. Thurs. Apr. 18 at 10am in McClelland park 402. Grad Bash 2013: A Salute to the 2013 Senior Class The University of Arizona Alumni Association is hosting a ﬁnal tailgate for the 2013 senior class and we are doing it in Wildcat style. Come celebrate with your class and ﬁnd out about life after college! The Grad Bash will feature Grad gift, tailgate lunch, games and prizes, last chance for graduation to-dos, ﬁnal chance to get your Grad Pack, pictures with Wilbur, Wilma, and the Arizona cheerleaders, and an exclusive tour of the McKale Memorial Center. Thurs. Apr. 18 from 1-3pm in the McKale Memorial Center, Jim Click Hall of Champions.
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to miss this one! “With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.” -imdb.com. Thurs. Apr. 18 at 6pm in the Student Union Memorial Center, Gallagher Theater.
Society for Creative Anachronism Fighter Training and Social Gathering The Society for Creative Anachronism, College of St. Felix - UA Chapter hosts ﬁghter training, arts and sciences classes, social gathering and project night every week. An international organization, the SCA is dedicated to researching and recreating the arts, skills and traditions of pre-17th-century Europe. If it was done in the Middle Ages or Renaissance, odds are you’ll ﬁnd someone in the SCA interested in recreating it. Thurs. Apr. 18 at 6:30pm at the Highland Commons in the Quad. Readings from ‘Persona’ Established in 1978, “Persona” is the University of Arizona’s undergraduate literary journal. Contributors to “Persona” read at this celebration of the new issue. Thurs. Apr. 18 at 7pm in the Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Arizona Repertory Theatre Presents ‘Nine’ Get caught up in the glamour of 1960s cinema Italiano in this ﬁve-time, Tony award-winning musical based on Federico Fellini’s ﬁlm, “8 1/2.”
With captivating ﬂashbacks and provocative song-and-dance numbers, journey through celebrated ﬁlm director Guido Contini’s life as he examines the ﬂawed romantic relationships of his past and present liaisons, while he also attempts to work through his creative block. Music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. (Adult themes and language.) Thurs. Apr. 18 at 7:30pm in the Marroney Theatre, 1025 N. Olive Road.
UA Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band In Concert The ensembles will play an exciting program to include “Star Wars Trilogy” by John Williams, “Light Cavalry Overture” by Franz von Suppé, “An American Elegy” by Frank Ticheli, “Second Suite in F for Military Band” by Gustav Holst, “Come, Sweet Death” by J.S. Bach, “March to the Scaffold” by Hector Berlioz, “Sleep” by Eric Whitacre, “The Washington Post March” by John Philip Sousa, and selections from “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff. Kevin Holzman is a conductor, clarinetist and instructor at the UA. He began clarinet studies at the age of 13 and has been an active musical performer since. He has taught clarinet in Scottsdale and Tucson. His clarinet teachers have included professor Jerry Kirkbride, Karen Wevursky and Eric Broomﬁeld. Thurs. Apr. 18 at 7:30pm at the School of Music, Crowder Hall.
Arizona International Film Festival A showcase of ﬁlms in multiple categories encompassing contemporary cinema, recently restored and newly discovered classics, and edgy ﬁlms. The Reed Frontier ﬁlm competition presents awards in each category, while special accolades to the best Arizona ﬁlm. Receptions, parties, question-and-answer sessions, and workshops take place at several locations. April 18, 6pm and 8pm ﬁlmfestivalarizona.com Arizona Theatre Company: ‘Clybourne Park’ Arizona Theatre Company presents the rich 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, a story about race and real estate in America, at the Temple of Music and Art. April 18 7:30pm at 330 S. Scott Ave.
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‘Amazing’ Iveson sticking around Hall of Fame assistant coach Stacy Iveson had ‘a couple opportunities’ to become head coach at Division I programs, but chose to stay in Tucson
and two at Yavapai College, including a 67-4 team in 2011. She won national coach of the year in 2004 following her first national title at Pima, and the rizona softball head coach Mike Candrea Yavapai coaches won top NJCAA coaching staff in may be the most accomplished softball 2009 and 2011. coach in town, but assistant coach Stacy Junior pitcher Estela Piñon, who played for Iveson has an impressive resume as well. Earlier this month, Iveson was inducted into the Iveson at Yavapai, said it was a little different to see Iveson as an assistant. Pima Community College Sports Hall of Fame in “She’s an amazing coach,” Piñon added. its inaugural class as a head coach and part of the Iveson was head coach of the Arizona Heat of 2004 team she led to a national championship. She is also in the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame the National Pro Fastpitch from 2005 to 2007. She was also a teacher in the 1990s and coached as well as the UA’s as an assistant coach for three national championship teams that were inducted. at Salpointe Catholic High School from 1991 to 1994, leading the Lancers to a state championship “I was excited; that was a really awesome team in 1993. that we had; it was just a special group of girls,” “She’s done it at every level,” Candrea said. Iveson said. “That was my first experience of a “She’s a good teacher of the game. She brings a lot national championship as a head coach, so that’s kind of a team that will always hold a special place of enthusiasm, a lot of energy, has been a real asset in my heart, so it was really fun to see everyone get and will continue to be an asset for this program.” The game has changed so much from the 1980s back together and kind of see what they’re doing that Iveson even played baseball in high school, with their lives.” at Catalina High School in Tucson. At that time, Iveson was starting catcher for Candrea’s first Arizona high school softball was in the fall, so her four UA teams, 1986 to 1989. As a sophomore she senior year she tried baseball. was all-region and All-Pac-10 and in 1988 played Iveson said her baseball coach and male in 72 games, which ties her for most in Arizona teammates were really supportive but that the history. field was “so much bigger.” Iveson was an assistant coach at the UA “It was a huge change,” Iveson said. “It was so from 1995 to 2001 and Arizona won national different; the games were completely different. It championships in 1996, 1997 and 2001. was a really good experience and it humbled me.” Iveson said Candrea hasn’t changed much Iveson has been a member of the USA Softball since she played, just evolved as the game evolved from 1-0 games with a focus on small ball to more coaching pool for the last six years, including last season as an assistant for USA Junior National offense and more home runs. “She’s a good coach that has worn the uniform, team. She went 213-44 at Yavapai and won over 300 games at Pima. that understands what this tradition is all about, “She’s an amazing person, easy to talk to, makes and therefore it’s been a real blessing to have her you work hard, and I love the way she speaks to back on the staff,” Candrea said. “She’s done a you,” Piñon said. “She has really good motivation great job.” talents. I really like her. She’s a really good person.” Iveson is in her ninth season and second It was rumored that Iveson was going to be a consecutive as a UA coach. She said it wasn’t strange being an assistant after so many years as a head coach at an SEC school, but she “couldn’t resist” Arizona. head coach. When a coaching position opened up in 2011, “It’s not weird because I’ve done this exact same Candrea said he called Iveson first. thing before, and I could never be an assistant “There was a couple opportunities, but Arizona coach for anybody else except coach Candrea,” Iveson said. “I grew up learning his style and that’s is my home,” Iveson said. “Tucson is my home and I always kind of wanted to get back here. the way that I teach, so it’s really easy for me to fit Obviously, Arizona holds a dear place in my heart right in with that.” and it’s kind of where I’d like to be and where I’d Iveson won four NJCAA national championships, two at Pima Community College like to spend the rest of my time.” JAMES KELLEY
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ARIZONA ASSISTANT COACH STACY IVESON coaches the Wildcats from the first base coaches’ box in last week’s series against UC Santa Barbara. Iveson was inducted into the Pima Community College Hall of Fame earlier this month.
Freshman Grant Jerrett declaring for 2013 Draft
UA’s Troupe ‘bounced back’ after shaky outing
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Arizona freshman forward Grant Jerrett is headed to the NBA after one season with the Wildcats, head coach Sean Miller and Jerrett announced last night. “Today, with the support of my family, I made the decision to enter the 2013 NBA Draft and pursue my lifelong dream of playing professional basketball,” Jerrett said in a statement. “I would like to thank all Wildcat fans, my teammates and coaches for making my year in Tucson an incredible experience. I will forever be an Arizona Wildcat.” Rumors surfaced days ago that Jerrett was entertaining the thought of leaving, but his high school coach, Eric Cooper, told CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman that “Grant has no intention of going in the draft at this time.” Just days later, Jerrett appears to have changed his mind. He had until April 28 to decide his future. “I would like to wish Grant well as he pursues his goal of becoming part of the NBA,” Miller said in a statement. “Not only is Grant a talented player, but he is an even better person with a wonderful and supportive family. I look forward to helping him in any way that I can as he moves forward in his basketball career.” This season for the Wildcats, Jerrett averaged 5.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and a team-high 1.0 blocks per game in 34 games. Jerrett found most of his success from behind the 3-point line, shooting 40.5 percent from beyond the arc. More than 50 percent of Jerrett’s total field goals last season were 3-pointers. Jerrett was a member of last season’s No. 3 rated recruiting class along with frontcourt mates Brandon Ashley and Kaleb Tarczewski. Next season, the Wildcats are bringing in the fifth-best recruiting class with 5-star forward Aaron Gordon of San Jose, Calif., leading the way in terms of star power. Jerrett is currently projected to go undrafted by DraftExpress and NBADraft.net. The 2013 NBA Draft is scheduled for June 27 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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ARIZONA FRESHMAN GRANT JERRETT anticipates an inbounds pass in a loss against Cal this season. Jerrett declared early for the NBA Draft on Wednesday night.
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ARIZONA CLOSER MATHEW TROUPE prepares to pitch in Tuesday night’s win over ASU.
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He had it when he pitched the final out in Arizona’s College World Series-clinching game against South Carolina in June. He had it when he opened the season as Arizona’s closer and climbed up the UA all-time leaderboard with eight saves in the Wildcats’ first 33 games. Mathew Troupe’s beard has been with him for most of his Arizona career. That is, until Monday. “It’s all gone,” Troupe said. It took him just 10 minutes to shave off the facial hair he grew out over the last three months. “It lost its intimidation factor,” he said, with a smile. “No, it’s just time to shake things up a little bit. I had a couple rough outings.” Troupe had one of his lesser outings of the season against Washington State on Saturday, allowing three runs and three walks in one-third of an inning. The Wildcats still won the game 6-5, but the damage was done. Before that game, Troupe (2-0) had a 1.56 ERA in 17 appearances. After, he had a 2.72. “I partly blame myself for not catching that game,” said catcher
Riley Moore, who played designated bounced back, which you need out hitter against the Cougars after of that role.” Overall, Troupe’s numbers are hurting his shoulder in practice. “I know his tendencies. I’ve caught solid. On the season, he has 38 him for a year and a half now, and so I partly blame myself for not strikeouts against 12 walks and catching that and just having him opponents are batting .161 against slow the game down, throw strikes him after going .271 last year. Moore credits Troupe’s and calm him down. “It’s one of those freak increasing velocity on his fastball, an improving experiences changeup and a you have. He came in and threw consistently “great” Maybe he strikes right out of the curveball for his needed to improved play. get his head gate and helped his But in the grand straight, confidence. scheme of things, but what it’s all about balls ha p p e n e d , — Andy Lopez, and strikes. happened.” UA head coach When Troupe In his first throws strikes, he game postshave, against ASU on Tuesday, he thrives. When he throws balls, bad went 1-2-3 in recording his ninth things happen (see: Washington save of the season and dropped his State). Lopez jokes that Troupe is a bit ERA back down to 2.55. The save moved Troupe, a sophomore, into a wilder than he would like, but he tie for third place in UA history with gets the job done. “When I have thrown strikes I 15 career saves. “He had a rough outing,” head usually get results,” Troupe said. coach Andy Lopez said of the WSU “And when I haven’t, momentum game. “He walked the bases loaded, has gone against me, and that’s which is kind of what he does. I how it is closing. You really want don’t know why. He looked good to keep the momentum on your [Tuesday] night, though. He came side and attack the other team. The in and threw strikes right out of the moment you give them a free base, gate and helped his confidence. He
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UA tries to rebound against UCLA EVAN ROSENFELD Arizona Daily Wildcat
After being no-hit and the victim of a perfect game during Oregon’s sweep last weekend, the No. 22 Arizona softball team hopes to bounce back as it takes on No. 18 UCLA at Hillenbrand Stadium in a three-game series that starts tonight. Tonight’s game will be televised on ESPN 2 and Friday and Saturday’s games will be shown on ESPN U and the Pac-12 Networks, respectively. UCLA holds a 66-54 game advantage over the Wildcats, most recently taking two of three against Arizona in 2012 in Los Angeles. The Bruins have won seven of the last eight series dating back to 2005. “I think we have to just get rid of some distractions we are bringing into the game,” head coach Mike Candrea said. “At the point we are at right now, it’s a mental game. We have to get rid of the tension and negative thoughts. I know we have the potential and if we come out with positive thoughts, I think we can execute.” The Bruins are coming fresh off a big series win against No. 8 Cal as UCLA took two of three last week against the Golden Bears to snap a streak of four consecutive Pac-12 series losses. UCLA will be led offensively by B.B. Bates and Stephany LaRosa and will depend on Ally Carda in the circle. The Wildcats need to use caution when facing the heart of the Bruin’s lineup, as Bates is hitting .331 with ten doubles, 15 home runs and 45 RBI. LaRosa will enter play in possession of a .368 average with eight doubles, three triples, nine home runs and 35 RBI.
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give them that walk, you kind of feel momentum shift, and you don’t want that. I gotta go out there and throw strikes.” As for his beard? By Wednesday’s practice, it had already started growing back. Whether or not he grows it out again, though, remains to be seen. “It’s one of those things,” Moore said. “Sometimes you keep it, sometimes you take it away. Judging from his performance against ASU, I think it’s all right.”
After being shut out last weekend against Oregon, Arizona hopes to have some luck off Carda. She holds a 19-7 record this year with a 2.39 ERA and 162 strikeouts in 146.1 innings pitched. “This weekend I’m expecting a lot of adjustments,” sophomore Chelsea Suitos said. “I expect us to have a better game plan at the plate and execute. Personally, I want to lay off the rise ball and be able to get ahead early in the count.” Suitos will look to contribute to the Wildcat’s offense. She has led Arizona this month, hitting .411 (12-34) over her last 12 games. Sophomore Hallie Wilson will also look to put a dent in UCLA’s defense, as she currently leads the Wildcats with a .415 batting average in conference games. “I’m hoping that we can put last week in perspective,” Wilson said. “We need to come back stronger, fire up our bats and get some hits. I’m excited to play one of our oldest rivals in UCLA.” With the Wildcats hungry for redemption, Candrea said he hopes this upcoming series can provide the turnaround the team needs. “[This weekend] can really be a turning point for us,” Candrea said. “It’s a weekend that we are home and celebrating Hillenbrand’s 20th. I’m glad that we’re here and I think we are really going to deliver if we come out strong and get the first one tomorrow.” This weekend will also mark history as Hillenbrand Stadium celebrates its 20th anniversary and welcomes Wildcat softball alumni back to its hallowed grounds. Over the past 20 years of the stadium’s history, the Wildcats have won 580 out of 646 games, compiling an impressive .898 winning percentage.
Mathew Troupe bio: Position: Closer Height/Weight: 6-foot-2, 195 pounds Class: Sophomore Throws: Right Hometown: Northridge, Calif. Career Stats: 8-1 record, 3.10 ERA, 43 appearances (1 start), 61.0 innings, 15 saves, 82 strikeouts, 31 walks, .229 average against
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SECOND BASEMAN CHELSEA SUITOS slides into second base. Suitos has hit .411 (12-34) in the Wildcats’ most recent 12 games.
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Gordon makes it official
Arizona commit Aaron Gordon signed his letter of intent on Wednesday, making his addition to the Wildcats for next season official. Gordon announced his commitment to the Wildcats on April 2 before the McDonald’s All-Star Game, but couldn’t officially sign with Arizona until yesterday — the start of the NLI signing period. Gordon signed his letter at his high school, Archbishop Mitty High School, in San Jose, Calif., on Wednesday morning. He is expected to enroll in July. “We are excited to welcome Aaron Gordon into our basketball family,” Miller said. “Aaron is the ultimate winner. He has won multiple California state championships, which speaks for itself. He’s also a great teammate, incredibly unselfish and a relentless competitor.” Gordon had been considering Oregon,
Kentucky and Washington in addition to Arizona. The day after announcing his commitment to the Wildcats, Gordon shone in the McDonald’s Game in Chicago, tallying 24 points and eight rebounds with nine dunks. He didn’t do quite as well in the Jordan Brand Classic on April 12 in New York, though. “Definitely was not my best,” Gordon said on Twitter after the Jordan game. “Tomorrow’s a new day. Best believe I’m gunna be in the gym tomorrow. Good or bad.” Gordon, who is listed at 6-foot-8 and 205 pounds, rose in Rivals.com’s final 2013 recruit rankings, leapfrogging Duke commit Jabari Parker as the No. 3-ranked recruit in the nation. Arizona’s other recruits, McDonald’s AllAmerican small forward Rondae HollisJefferson and guard Elliott Pitts, came in at No. 21 and 126, respectively.
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part time assistant for re‑ tired physician. Duties include work on projects requiring light lift‑ ing and bending, errands, flexible hours, car. $10 or more an hour. Call afternoon 867‑6679 play sports! have FUN! SAVE MONEY! Maine camp needs fun loving counselors to teach all land, adventure & water sports. Great summer! Call 888‑ 844‑8080, apply: campcedar.com red roBin tucson Mall. Imme‑ diate openings for experienced cooks and servers. Apply Today! summer/in‑home services: Serve Children & Adults w/Disabili‑ ties P/T NW Tucson Apply: 1725 E Prince Rd/3079 W Ina Rd 579‑ 8824 We are seeking swim instruc‑ tors. POSITIVE, ENERGETIC per‑ sons with SWIM INSTRUCTOR EXPERIENCE ONLY need apply. Locations in NW & Central Tuc‑ son. Pay is $10‑$14/hr. *Must be Redcross lifeguard certified or en‑ rolled. Please reply with your RE‑ SUME and AVAILABILITY to work. firstname.lastname@example.org
! 1Block From ua. Available now or reserve for summer or fall. New A/C, remodeled, furnished or unfurnished.1BD from $610, 2BD from $810, 3BD from $1175. Pool/ laundry. 746 E 5th St. Shown by appointment 751‑4363 or 409‑3010 ! no loud parties Allowed! Sahara Apartments offers the lowest rates with the most mod‑ ern amenities. From $360 to $625 monthly! www.SaharaApartments.com 520.622.4102 !!! art deco Building 1bdrm. $675, large studio $675, all utilities included. 5blocks to campus. Unique space with hardwood floors, 12ft. ceilings, laundry, off street parking. Available June. No pets. 520‑743‑2060 www.tarolaproperties.com !!!!!! live super ‑close to cam‑ pus. Spacious, modern housing with free internet, 1/2 month free with 1yr lease @University Lofts +Broadway Village. Or check out Lofts On 6th nr 4th Ave/Univer‑ sity. Professionally managed by local, responsive team. www.universityapartments.net 520‑906‑7215 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! aWesome 2Bdrm, 2Bath just $960/mo. Close to UA campus. Pets welcome. No secu‑ rity deposit (o.a.c.). Now taking reservations for summer & fall 2013. Check out our website and call 747‑9331! http://www.universi‑ tyrentalinfo.com/uofa‑properties‑ 6thavenue.php $1095 2Bed: 2blocks from campus. reserving for Fall. Free parking Free Wi‑Fi. pool, laundry, Furnished and 10month options available. don’t miss it. call 520.884.9376
$1575 3Bed: 2blocks from campus. Free parking Free Wi‑Fi. pool, laundry, Fur‑ nished and 10month options available. reserving for Fall. don’t miss it. call 520.884.9376 $805 1Bed: 2blocks from cam‑ pus. Free parking Free Wi‑ Fi. pool, laundry, Furnished and 10month options avail‑ able. reserving for Fall. don’t miss it. call 520.884.9376 2Bd summer sale at Park Adams Apts! Rents starting at $600/mo for June and July. Close to campus, free internet, fur‑ nished, A/C. Roommate matching, moving assistance, and storage available. Call 792‑0700 or email email@example.com for de‑ tails. 620$ a month 1BD 1BT @Drachman /Mountain. Private yard, laundry, parking, tile, walk in closet 520‑207‑6291 Available Aug 1st a sam hughes Place Condo for rent. 2BD 2BA. Steps from the UofA and retail (Championship Dining). Unit has AC, W/D, Stain‑ less steel appliances, surround sound, window coverings and cov‑ ered balcony. Please contact John, 520‑370‑4640 availaBle april/may 1Bdrm unfurnished apartment. 5th St/‑ Country Club. 1mi to campus. Small, quiet community. Mature landscaping. Large pool, covered parking, storage. Terra Alta Apart‑ ments. 3122 E. Terra Alta #J 623‑ 0474 www.ashton‑goodman.com charming condo For rent. 2miles UofA. 2Br w/balconies, 2bths, office room, new appli‑ ances, washer and dryer, patio, 2covered parking +visitor parking. Spotless clean. Campbell/Glenn. Contact (520)906‑2325 Junior studio apt at Main Gate Village, sublet lease until 7/31/13, option to renew with Main Gate. Partially furnished or unfur‑ nished, $500/mo. + utilities. Walk to campus, very nice complex, 602‑228‑4239. large studios 6Blocks UofA, 1125 N. 7th Ave. Walled yard, security gate, doors, win‑ dows, full bath, kitchen. Free wi/fi. $380. 977‑4106 Quality aFFordaBle stu‑ dent housing. Check us out. www.ashton‑goodman.com. reserve noW For Summer/‑ Fall. 1BD furnished. Special sum‑ mer only rate $425/mo. 9mo rate August $560/mo. 1yr lease $520/ mo. 3blocks campus near Rec cen‑ ter. Quiet community, clearwave Wi‑fi. University Arms Apartments 623‑0474. 1515 E. 10th St. www.ashton‑goodman.com roommate match & indv. leases. FREE dish & WIFI. Pets, pool, spa, fitness & game rooms, comp. lab, cvrd park & shuttle. 520‑623‑6600. www.gatewayattucson.com sahuaro point villas. 5bed‑ room luxury student homes. Rent starting at $449/person. Includes internet, trash & separate leases. 520‑323‑1170. Tucsonstudentliving.com sam hughes place luxury condo. 3br, 2ba, security sys, washer/dryer. Breathtaking mtn views w/shaded patio. Exercise rm same floor. 2parking spaces incl. $2500/mo. avail June 1, 2013. Reserve early! 299‑5920 firstname.lastname@example.org sierra pointe apartments. 1&2 Bedroom apartments starting at $665. Rent includes major utili‑ ties, internet & cable. 520‑323‑ 1170. Tucsonstudentliving.com studios from $400 spacious apartment homes with great downtown location. 884‑8279. Blue agave apartments 1240 n. 7th ave. speedway/ stone. www.blueagaveapartments.‑ com
a sam hughes Place Condo for rent. 2BD 2BA. Steps from the UofA and retail (Championship Dining). Unit has AC, W/D, Stain‑ less steel appliances, surround sound, window coverings and cov‑ ered balcony. Please contact John, 520‑370‑4640 across the street from campus! avail now ‑ 1, 2 & 3bdm townhomes & condos! A/C, Garages & all appl. www.‑ GoldenWestManagement.com 520‑790‑0776
1200 3Bd 2Bt 1200sqft near 9th/Cherry 3blocks from campus, off street parking, washer/dryer, tile, private yard 520‑207‑6281 1321 n. 1st ave, walking dis‑ tance, 2Bedroom, 1Bath, stove, re‑ frigerator, window covering, water and Wifi paid, $700/mo. 370‑8588, leave message. 2Bd uniQue rustic Duplex 3blocks from UofA. Central A/C, covered deck, off‑street parking and laundry. $750/mo water paid. Cats ok. 319‑9339
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3‑ 4 Bedroom homes located close to Campus, $425 per per‑ son. Available August 2013. Large Bedrooms and closets, W/D, A/C, private parking, garages available on select homes. 520‑245‑5604
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guesthouse close umc campus. Ceiling fan, private yard, $600. And 1bd 1ba apartment only 1/2mile to campus $530. Call 248‑ 1688
1 1/2 Blocks to UofA, 3BDRM, 2BATH, extra room, Arizona room. A/C, W/D. Available now. Walled yard, plenty parking. $1200 520‑ 907‑1566
large studio campBell & 1st. A/C, ceiling fans, private pa‑ tio, separate kitchen. $475/mo wa‑ ter included. Year lease. June‑ May. No pets. 299‑6633
1100 a month 2BD 2Bath house, washer/dryer, air condition‑ ing, huge backyard, near park/shops available July 1st ‑ 520‑ 207‑6281
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1980 n tyndall #1 and #2, 2 homes on 1 lot! Rent individu‑ ally or together. #1 is 5bd 3bd with Washer/dryer and rents for $2250. #2 is 3bd 2ba with up‑ dated kitchen, large rooms, wash‑ er/dryer $1350. Available August. Call REDI 520‑623‑2566 or Log on www.azredirentals.com
! 6Blocks From ua. Available August 1. Remodeled 3BD/ 2BA, 1800sqft, hardwood floors, W/D, large fenced yard. $1450/mo. 751‑ 4363 or 409‑3010. ! august avail. 2Bedroom/ 1BA, NEW! CLEAN! A/C, W/D, 3233E Monte Vista #2, $860/mo, 520‑990‑0783 http://tucson.‑ craigslist.org/apa/3730843554.html !! 5‑ 6Bd, 2Ba pool/ spa (maint incl.) near Prince/Stone. 1700/mo avail Aug 1. WD DW AC ~2400sqft no master bathroom call Alex 520‑370‑5448 !! 6Bedroom/ 4Bath huge House with a great outdoor area with fireplace for social gatherings. Large open floorplan, 2story. Lo‑ cated within biking/walking dis‑ tance of Campus. 520‑398‑5738 !! 7Bedroom 4Bath home Available for August 2013. 520‑ 245‑5604 for more information !!!! 3,4, & 6 Bedroom homes for rent 2 to 7 blocks from UA. Re‑ serve now for August 2013. 884‑ 1505 www.MyUofARental.com !!!! august availaBility 5‑7 Blocks nW ua huge Luxury Homes 4br/4.5ba +3 car 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. 884‑1505 www.MyUofARental.com !!!! sign up noW for FY13! 2,3,4‑ & 5bdm, Newer homes! 1mi to UofA, A/C, Garages & all appl. in‑ cluded. www.GoldenWestManage‑ ment.com 520‑790‑0776 !!!!! 5Bdrm practically on Campus! (Mountain/Mabel). Pre‑ leasing @$2150. Large living room/bedrooms, A/C, w/d, huge yard. firstname.lastname@example.org !!!!! 5Bdrm, one Block From campus (mountain/ma‑ bel). remodeling for July move‑in. large living area and bedrooms, dual a/c units, great yard. updating every‑ thing. costanzanyc@gmail.‑ com !!!!!! ‑ august availaBility uncomparaBle LUXURY ‑ 6bdrm 6BATHS each has own WHIRLPOOL tub‑shower. 5car GARAGE, Walk‑in closets all Gran‑ ite counters, large outside patios off bedrooms, full private laundry, very large master suites, high ceil‑ ings. TEP Electric discount. Moni‑ tored security system. Very close to UA. 884‑1505 www.MyUofARental.com !!!!!! aBsolutely great stu‑ dent living 5bdrm, 2.5bath house convenient to UA, UMC and Pima Downtown just $2500/mo ($500/ bdrm). Reserve now for Fall 2013. http://www.universityrentalinfo.‑ com/presido‑floorplans.php Pets welcome. No security deposit (o.a.‑ c.) Call 747‑9331 today! !!!!!!!!!! pre‑leasing upscale qual‑ ity 3‑4 bedroom homes for au‑ gust. close to campus. shown by appointment only. www.collegediggz.com 520‑333‑ 4125 email@example.com group discounts available !!!!!!!!!!!!!2bd/1bth guest house $1,000 2blks to uofa. 3bd/1bth + den house $1,350 less then 1 mile to uofa. 5bd/4bth house w/Brand new spa $2,625! www.‑ prestigiousuofarentals.com call 520.331.8050 (owner/a‑ gent). !!!luXurious 4Bd 3BA, 2050sq.‑ ft, 18” tile, tons of upgrades, all ap‑ pliances, only $1590! Avail‑ able June 1st. Call 949‑521‑4294 http://tucson.craigslist.‑ org/apa/3691242577.html !spacious, clean 2BD, 1BA w/ HUGE yard. Speedway & Swan near shopping, dining & UofA. W/D 1year lease, rent dis‑ count available. $700/mo 520‑955‑ 9589 $$450 per person!! 5bedroom home for lease for August 2013. A/C, fireplace, W/D, private park‑ ing. Within blocks of Campus. Call for more info 520‑398‑5738 $800‑$2400 Fy 13! 3,4 &5bdrm, BRAND NEW homes! 1mi to UofA, A/C, Gar & all appl. incl. www.GoldenWestManagement.‑ com 520‑790‑0776
250 n. santa rita 2bedroom 1bath blocks from Campus! $700 month with a fenced yard, great deal! Call 520‑798‑3331/ 520‑808‑ 8472 for more information! www.peachprops.com 2Bd house With all appliances including washer/dryer, a/c, Near UofA! 1167 E Linden Available Au‑ gust $950. Call REDI 520‑623‑ 2566 or Log on www.azredirentals.com 2Bdrm close to UA, 2BDRM, 1BATH, extra room, A/C, appli‑ ances including dishwasher, plenty parking, 1150sqft. Available June 1st. $750 520‑907‑1566 2min to campus avail noW! 3, 4 & 5bdm home & condos! 1/2 mi to UofA, A/C, Large Yards & all appl included. www.Golden‑ WestManagement.com 520‑790‑ 0776 2min to campus IN FY13! 1,2,3,4 & 5bdrm, homes & aptmts! 1mi to UofA, A/C, Gar & all appl. incl. www.GoldenWestManage‑ ment.com 520‑790‑0776 3Baths/ 5Bedrooms, Within blocks to UA $2200. Available for August 2013. Upgraded kitchen, new appliances, including washer and dryer, DW, and micro. BIG bedrooms, walk in closets. 520‑ 245‑5604 3Bd 2Ba home Available Now or preleasing for Fall Semester $1350 2807 E Lee. Also 2bd 1.5ba home near UofA Available August $950 2605 E Lee REDI 520‑623‑ 2566 or Log on www.azredirentals.com 3Bd 2Ba home with wood floors, 2fireplaces, washer/dryer, large yard, 2923 E Edison Available Au‑ gust $1350 Call REDI 520‑623‑ 2566 or Log on www.azredirentals.com 3Bd 2Ba vintage brick home with lots of parking, fireplace, washer/dryer, and garage. Avail‑ able August $1350. 2210 E Juanita Call REDI 520‑623‑2566 or Log on www.azredirentals.com 3Bd/ 2Ba. ua area. Elm St. W/D, tile floor, walled yard, remodeled kitchen. $1050/mo. Available Au‑ gust 1. Lease, security deposit. 742‑7314. 3Bedroom 2Baths 2Blocks north of campus Swimming pool, washer & dryer. $1,350 firstname.lastname@example.org or David 602‑478‑0840. 3Bedroom, 2Bath saBino Canyon/ Synder, Hidden Valley Townhome, community pool, Sun‑ nyside School District, 1650sqft., pet OK, $1,200/mo, deposit, lease 370‑8588 3min to uoFa!!! 1,2,3,4 ‑bed‑ room houses! 1/2 mi to UofA, A/C, yards. $400 ‑$1600, www.uarentalhome.com 520‑338‑ 9888 4Bd/ 2Ba. BeautiFul remod‑ eled 2car garage. Must see. Avail‑ able August 1. $2200/mo. 1227 N Tucson Blvd between Helen/ Ma‑ bel. 885‑5292 or 841‑2871. 4Bedroom 2Baths 2Blocks north of campus Swimming pool, washer & dryer. $1,600. david‑ email@example.com or David 602‑ 478‑0840. 4Bedroom, 2Bath Fur‑ nished home. Wifi, cable, secu‑ rity system included. 2.5 mi. from campus, Kino area. 45” flat screen TV and Surround Sound. Private, fenced back yard with gas BBQ and patio. Close to Costco, Walmart, Bio5 Develop‑ ment. Large Master with Queen bed and ensuite. $1400/ month and utilities. Available June 1, 2013. Call (602)616‑0133 4Bedroom, 4Bath, $550 PER PERSON, Super close to Cam‑ pus, Large living areas, Big bed‑ rooms and closets, fenced side yards, private parking. Call 520‑ 398‑5738 before they are all gone! 4Br 2Ba 2425‑2 N. Mtn; 1mi from UA; new construction; covered parking; patio/walled back yard; AC; $1900; avail 6/1. See details at: alumnirentalhomes.com Chris (520)275‑3145
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720 s. 5th ave. one Bedrooms and studios in Armory Park! Pool; Laundry ‑ Close to campus! Call 520‑798‑3331/ 520‑808‑8472 for more information! www.peachprops.com 811 e. drachman studio and One bedroom next to campus! $395/ $425 Only pay electric! Call 520‑798‑3331/ 520‑808‑8472 for more information! www.peachprops.com 824 e. 10th st. one bedroom $525/$495 Walk to campus! Pool, free parking and laundry. June/July 1/2 off on a 12 month lease. Call 520‑798‑3331/520‑808‑ 8472 for more information! www.peachprops.com a very cool house‑ E Exeter Dr., Available August, 4BDRM/ 3BA. Landlord pays water, land‑ scaping, hot tub maintenance, trash. 2car garage/ 2car carport, off‑street parking for 8cars. HOT TUB, huge lot, private backyard, concrete flrs, hardwood kitchen, stainless steel appliances, flatscreen. $2400. Call 419‑3787. BeautiFul 4Bd! remodeled. Hardwood floors, recently re‑ painted, fireplace, high ceiling, all appliances. Available August 1. 885‑5292. Corner of Spring& Olsen. $2100/mo. Blocks to umc 3Bedroom House, carport, water paid, fenced yard, washer/dryer $895 ALSO 3Bedroom 2bath House, a/c, garage, fenced yard, covered pa‑ tio, fireplace $1250 CALL REDI 520‑623‑5710 www.azredirentals.com
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Brand neW BeautiFul house 222 E. Elm #2. A/C, state of the art appliances, W/D, luxurious bathroom, must see! $575/room. 520‑885‑5292 charming 4Bd 2Ba, w/d, appli‑ ances, hardwood floors, walled yard, security alarm installed. Lease + deposit. Grant/Mountain. $1400/mo. Available August 1. 742‑7314 close campus top quality. 5BD 2BA $250/room. 3BD 3BA $550/person. 5BD 4BA $550/per‑ son. 5BD 5BA $575. 248‑1688 close to campus 1Bedroom House washer/dryer, fenced yard $500 ALSO 1Bedroom Newly re‑ modeled, washer/dryer, carport, tile throughout, pets ok $575 CALL REDI 520‑623‑5710 www.azredirentals.com close to umc/uoFa 2Bed‑ room 2bath House, fenced yard, storage $775 ALSO Sam Hughes 2Bedroom House, vaulted wood beam ceilings, spa, wood floors, washer/dryer, fenced yard $995 CALL REDI 520‑623‑5710 www.azredirentals.com Fanstastic neW 4Bedroom, 2Bath House convenient to cam‑ pus ‑ A/C, alarm, washer/dryer, back yard, plus more. Check out the website: http://www.universi‑ tyrentalinfo.com/water‑floorplans.‑ php Pets welcome. Call 520‑747‑ 9331 today.
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kick Back here!!!!! Spacious 7Bedroom, 4Bath house located practically ON campus!!! Ideal roommate setup, a frat or a soror‑ ity large kitchen, walk‑in closets, 2sets W/D, microwave, DW, 2 Fridges, LOTS of space. Side yard for B.B.Q’s. $575 pp Mention this ad and receive discount of $25 off per month pp. Call today, this will not last!! 520‑398‑5738 Tammy
luxury 4Bd 3Ba, river/camp‑ bell, 3story, 2100+sqft, fur‑ nished, rooftop deck w/grill & city/mtn views, hardwood floors, walled yard, wash‑ er/dryer, gated community, pool, fitness ctr, river walk ac‑ cess, grad/med student or pro‑ fessional, dogs ok. $3000/mo. 520‑241‑9494.
studios and one Bedrooms near campus! Downtown, central. From $350.00! 201 W. Kelso; 118 E. MacIver; 306 E. Blacklidge; 1352 N. Country Club; 1724 E. Rosemary Dr. Great value! Call 520‑798‑3331/ 520‑808‑8472 for more information! www.peachprops.com
very cool house! 5th St, 4BR, 3BA, 8car park, HOT TUB, fenced yard 1/2acre lot, pets OK, 42” flat TV!, $2350/mo, avail Au‑ gust. Debbie 520‑419‑3787 very cool house‑ 9th street Available August, 2BDRM/ 1BA w/bonus room $1050/mo. Land‑ lord pays water, landscaping and trash. Hardwood flrs, flatscreen television, clean, historic, walk to UofA, off‑street parking for 4cars. Call 419‑3787. very cool house‑ caddie st. 2BDRM/ 1BA house w/2car cov‑ ered carport, off‑street parking for 4cars. $900/mo. Walk to UofA. Call Debbie 419‑3787 very cool house‑ helen (tucson & speedway), Available August, 5BDR/ 2BA. $2450/mo. Landlord pays water, landscaping, hot tub maintenance, trash. HOT TUB, flatscreen, private, fenced backyard with sport court, basket‑ ball hoop. Close to UofA. Call 419‑ 3787. Walk to campus $1200 3bd/1ba A/C Wash/Dry Fenced Yard Call (520)349‑5908 Walk to campus 4Bedroom 2bath House with basement, a/c, wood floors, garage, washer/dryer, fireplace $1700 ALSO WALK TO CAMPUS 5Bedroom 2bath House, a/c, washer/dryer, alarm, fenced yard, covered patio $2000 CALL REDI 520‑623‑5710 www.azredirentals.com
Walk to campus, Sam Hughes‑ 2, 3, 4, 5BD. Newer homes! Within 1mi to UofA, A/C, garages and all appl included. www.GoldenWestManagement.‑ com 520‑790‑0776
3Bedroom, 2Bath home, Big Yard, 1993 Home. Walking distance to University and Fourth Avenue. Call or Text 520‑400‑ 4802 for address. Lori Mares Long Realty
$500 ‑ room IN SPACIOUS 4BR HOUSE. GREAT LOCATION. 1BLK TO UA/UMC. GRAD/MED STUDENTS. LG YARD/PARK‑ ING. firstname.lastname@example.org
aWesome house needs renter ‑we are two art students‑ one a professional musician, one a filmmaker looking to add a new roommate to our household. We live mid‑town in a 4bedroom/ 2bath w/gigantic backyard ‑a chill living environment. We are easy going and easy to get along with. Rent is cheap ‑ $350/month utili‑ ties included. If interested, hit me up: 591‑4484. PS: No dogs. PPS: Preferably students, but if you are breaking the mold for a reason, we’ll make an exception.
room to rent w/2beds, $400/ month /bed, utilities included. HDTV w/HDcomcast, A/C, WIFI, washer/dryer, dishwasher, pool, cuzzi. Email email@example.com Bike to campus IN FY13! 1,2 & 3bdm Townhomes & Condos! A/C, Gar, FREE WIFI & all appl. www.GoldenWestManagement.‑ com 520‑790‑0776 Fantastic toWnhome! 2Br, 2.5 bath, two story home. Newly remodeled, Covered patio and lovely backyard. Two cov‑ ered parking spaces. Pool. Two large master suites each with pri‑ vate bath and balcony. Open liv‑ ing area, eat‑in kitchen. W/D all appliances in unit. Perfect for stu‑ dents or family. Pets OK, with ap‑ proval. Available 4/13 2662 W. Avenida Azahar DON’T WAIT!! THIS UNIT MOVES FAST!!! 520‑ 906‑5436. $880/mo sam hughes toWnhome 1block to UofA, 3BDRM 2BATH, covered parking. 620‑6206 www.windsorlux.com
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Danny Martin puts printmaking to use Working primarily in black and white printmaking and illustration and some mixed media, Martin’s art deliberately lacks color. The decidedly polarizing contrasts result in the whimsy of his vintage Western and pop culture images. His art ghost of the Wild West haunts Tucson’s art scene. Visitors might catch glimpses of iconographic culture is not simple in the least. “My images just don’t look as good in color because that’s not tucked neatly into the crevices of streets downtown, framed on walls and strewn about alleyways. The black and the way I’m thinking, that’s not the way I’m seeing it,” he said. Even Martin’s outlook reflects the black and white nature white art, stark and robust, is a familiar sight to passersby, of his art. He regards his work as a self-fulfilling journey, though the artist may be unknown to them. one in which he is creating a lasting image of the past and Now a mystery no more, artist Danny Martin is causing a establishing his own longevity as an artist. good ole-fashioned stir in Tucson’s art scene. “It’s not referencing the original history, it’s referencing the With a Southern drawl indicative of his sweet Alabama mythology of the history, which is what media is,” Martin said roots, 33-year-old Martin is a trailblazer in the town, and he’s of his work. “It’s our mythology, it’s our storytelling. It’s how more than a fleeting presence. He was the artist and designer we reflect our values even if we don’t think that’s what we’re behind this month’s Zocalo magazine, recently exhibited his Western mixed-media work at Hotel Congress and will display doing.” Martin’s black and white sensibility leaves no room for his latest body of ’80s-centric stickers at downtown skate shop illusion. A sense of realness emanates from Martin, his art and BLX through mid-May. his attitude — despite the occasional drawbacks of his career. “That’s really where my bread is buttered, in just making “It’s not like if I had a more streamlined career choice, all of images,” Martin said, “making images that are resonating with my struggles go away because I’ve got that white picket fence people.” and some outdated idea of what the American dream is that Martin came west nearly eight years ago to receive his disappeared with our working class,” Martin said. Master of Fine Arts in printmaking at the UA, graduating in Martin measures success in terms of his ability to share his 2008, and he has lived in the desert ever since. Enticed by the small-town, big-city charm of Tucson and with a penchant for art within a community; he has no illusions of being an “art Western novelty, Martin’s work has adapted the colorful past of machine” on a corporate scale or fear of appearing cliché. “I am coming from a very real viewpoint of loving this the Sonoran Desert into black and white. particular type of work,” he said. “Not having money is scary as “I don’t want to be just another barking voice; it’s not really shit, but what am I going to do, cash in my personality? Trade my personality,” Martin said. “What I’m projecting is the stuff it in for someone else who gives a shit about that stuff? I can’t. that I care about, you know? Like, shit, I care about movies; I This isn’t a hobby; this is my job.” care about Western movies; I care about comic books.” AUDREY MOLLOY Arizona Daily Wildcat
PHOTO COURTESY OF DANNY MARTIN
UA ALUMNUS DANNY MARTIN is a staple in the Tucson art scene, having worked with Zocalo Magazine, Hotel Congress and BLX skate shop.
Flaming Lips bring ‘Terror’ ALEX WHELAN Arizona Daily Wildcat
Even before The Flaming Lips reinvented themselves in the late 1990s to become the world’s most inspiring carnival, the band was always approachable. Maybe it’s the general dearth of humor or Wayne Coyne’s friendly vocals that usually brings warmth to even Lips’ most radical ideas, but there are several moments on The Terror that
simply don’t sound like the band that birthed it. Electronically-influenced jam track “You Lust” peels back the fuzzy ’60s guitars that made 2009‘s Embryonic, the Lips’ last proper full-length, so successful. Instead, “You Lust” finds Coyne menacingly cooing, “You’ve gotta lot of nerves to fuck with me” over a desolate nine-minute soundscape that calls up the finer moments of David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy with Brian Eno. Likewise, the spacey distance of the track “The Terror” combines an effervescent keyboard, a clinking club rhythm and drowning vocal effects in a way that vaguely recalls Radiohead’s The King of Limbs. Such experimentation is certainly not unwelcome, particularly when you’re dealing with a band historically as consistent as The Flaming Lips. However, it can be a little startling to realize that “Look … The Sun Is Rising,” the album’s opening track, is probably as close as The Terror gets to sounding like the Lips of old, simply because of how bouncy the rhythm is. One of the more frustrating things for Flaming Lips fans will be the band’s newfound
lack of attention to melody. “Be Free, A Way” in songwriting. On previous releases like At is a beautiful ambient track that finds Coyne War With the Mystics and Yoshimi Battles singing a hypnotic melody akin to the warped The Pink Robots, the band was more than AM radio-pop of Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, capable of delivering the hooks, but began to grow stagnant in its brand but the melody never of overwhelmingly bright really pops or sticks and busy arrangements. as it did on previous Conversely, Terror tracks records. like “You Are Alone” and Similarly, The “Turning Violent” are much Terror’s closer less immediate and more “Always There … In carefully constructed, Our Hearts” has an with silence and droning unsettling vocal hook synthesizers often providing that closes out the powerful counterpoints to album on a suitably Coyne’s disaffected vocal dark note, but Coyne stylings. and company never What closer “Always deviate from the There … In Our Hearts” may melody enough lack in vocal hooks it more to warrant the PHOTO COURTESY OF FLAMINGLIPS.COM than makes up for in its lengths to which it chilling low-end percussion is repeated over the and violin-like guitar staccato. Although course of four minutes. However, the flip side to this lack of at times The Terror can’t quite live up to melody is the astounding progression of the Lips’ previous heights, it’s certainly a The Flaming Lips’ understanding of sound fascinating turn.
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