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Fourth Avenue and Congress Street, has drawn hundreds of UA students downtown. The UA put out a request for proposal for student housing being built downtown, which offered the distinction of being a UA affiliated property, said Dana RobbinsMurray, assistant director of marketing for Residence Life. “At the time the university was in need of additional student housing,” RobbinsMurray said. “Because of the revitalization downtown and some of the university colleges being down there, they thought it would be a good support of the downtown revitalization.” The RfP gives The Cadence, which opened in August 2013, the status of being a UA affiliated property, Robbins-Murray said, and it is the only off-campus housing property that maintains that distinction.
UA officials have placed Phi Gamma Delta fraternity under interim suspension as it stands accused of multiple violations of the Arizona Board of Regents Student Code of Conduct, including hazing and serving alcohol to minors. The University of Arizona Police Department submitted a complaint that triggered an investigation from the Dean of Students Office based on information it had uncovered about Phi Gamma Delta, commonly known as FIJI, during its investigation of the death of Michael Anderson, 19, a pre-business freshman and one of its members, according to a letter sent to the chapter’s president from Christina Lieberman, associate dean of students. UAPD has passed on the findings of its investigation to the Pima County Attorney’s Office in a continuation of the criminal investigation of Anderson’s death, said Kendal Washington White, associate vice president of student affairs and dean of students. Anderson fell to his death on the roof of Colonia de la Paz residence hall in the early morning hours of April 4 after he and a friend tried climbing a 20-foot ventilation structure atop the residence hall. An autopsy revealed Anderson had a blood alcohol content of 0.19 at the time of his death. The letter said that FIJI poses “a substantial risk to members of the university community” and is therefore placed under interim suspension of recognition. Pending the outcome of the investigation, FIJI must cease all activity on the UA campus, UA officials said in a statement. This includes chapter meetings, organizational events and recruitment of new members. White said interim suspension of recognition is a rare measure for the DOS to take, but the administration believes the
The UA and its students have played a major role in the revitalization of downtown Tucson. With the streetcar beginning operations soon, downtown faces new concerns SAVANNAH DOUGLAS/ARIZONA SUMMER WILDCAT
TUCSONANS WALK DOWN Congress Street during the day and the evening. Downtown Tucson is undegoing major revitalization efforts with the addition of new housing, bars and a streetcar.
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When Ezekiel Canett was growing up, his grandmother would tell him of her romance with downtown Tucson when she was younger. She loved the vibrant culture and spoke of how she used to go dancing there. She swore it was the parking meters that ultimately drove business from downtown. Whatever the reason behind the decline of downtown Tucson decades ago, people are coming back now, and Canett, who has worked at various stores and restaurants in the downtown area for the past eight years, has watched its revitalization firsthand. “People had a long list of complaints about how [downtown] had been going downhill,” Canett said. “There weren’t any real projects going on to bring life back
into it.” In recent years however, downtown Tucson has seen several new businesses — bars, restaurants and now a streetcar — coming to the area and adding new energy. The UA and its students have played a significant role, said Steve Kozachik, city councilman for Ward 6, which includes downtown Tucson. The UA has established an official presence in the area. UA Downtown, which houses programs for the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, was opened in 2011 on the corner of Stone Avenue and Pennington Street and has plans to continue adding UA programs inside the building. Also, in the last year, The Cadence, a student housing complex at the corner of
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Vets outraged over researcher's firing been expressing their outrage,” Sisley said. “They see this as a huge blow to academic freedom.” Sisley said that she is taking In the weeks following Dr. Sue Sisley’s dismissal, the marijuana legal action in order to renegotiate researcher’s unexpected her contract with the UA. The UA termination at the UA has gained administration refused her a hearing national media coverage and and would not communicate with triggered a backlash against UA her, she said. If given the opportunity, Sisley administration. Sisley worked as a clinical said she would return to the UA to assistant professor of psychiatry conduct her study and holds no and researcher at the UA for eight resentment towards her alma mater. “I am completely devoted to years. She spent years designing and gaining approval to conduct a the UA,” Sisley said. “I love the study that would look at the use of university and that has not changed despite the short-sighted, marijuana as a negligent decisions of a treatment for couple of administrators.” post-traumatic The UA may Sisley said she simply stress disorder be willing to wants to return to the UA in veterans. in order to avoid further However, the sacrifice our delays in her study. Her study garnered veterans, but I main goal is to help negative am not veterans struggling attention — Dr. Sue Sisley, with PTSD find a lessfrom Arizona former UA researcher harmful treatment legislators who for the disorder. The stonewalled current treatments are additional funding for the project and a cocktail of pharmaceuticals, which, Sisley said, resulted in her which often have negative sideeffects, Sisley said. termination from the UA. Sean Kiernan, who served in the Sisley, who was in Atlanta on Thursday being interviewed by U.S. Marine Corps from 1990 to CNN, said the support she is 1993, suffered from PTSD and the experiencing is both stunning and corresponding treatments for years. heartwarming. Since being notified After a prescription mood-stabilizer on June 27 that her contract would resulted in a suicide attempt, not be renewed, Sisley said she has Kiernan sought an alternative received countless correspondences treatment recommended by a friend from fellow medical researchers in the medical field. He began using and military veterans expressing marijuana to treat the symptoms of PTSD and got his life back, he said. their condolences and support. “I didn’t have all the negative “[Medical researchers] have just BY HANNAH PLOTKIN
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side effects,” Kiernan said. “I didn’t feel like a zombie, I didn’t feel sick, I didn’t feel medicated and unresponsive. It was something I could take in the morning … and I could survive.” Kiernan said he is disappointed with the UA’s decision to fire Sisley. In a study conducted between 2007 and 2012, the Department of Veterans Affairs estimated that 22 veterans commit suicide each day. Kiernan believes that this suicide rate is related to symptoms of PTSD and some could be prevented by the use of medical marijuana. The dismissal of Sisley sends a clear message to veterans that their health is not the priority of the UA, he said. “It’s infuriating, as a soldier who’s seen people die, and seen my friends die, to see them die even today, long after they’ve left the military, because their mental wounds … aren’t being addressed,” Kiernan said. Sisley said she has had correspondences with medical researchers who work internationally and are shocked at the opposition she has faced from the UA administration and some Arizona legislators. Medical marijuana studies on PTSD have been conducted in numerous countries and is already recognized as a valid treatment internationally in places like Israel, she said. Both Sisley and Kiernan believe that part of the controversy surrounding Sisley’s study is the use of whole-plant marijuana. Drug manufacturers want to be able to
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AFTER DR. SUE SISLEY'S termination from the UA, veterans started a Facebook page to support her return to the UA. The Facebook page, as of Tuesday afternoon, has more than 5,000 likes.
synthesize the effects of marijuana in a pharmaceutical drug in order to patent it and own the exclusive rights, Sisley said, so whole-plant marijuana studies don’t ensure drug companies a profit. The UA has remained quiet amid the media firestorm surrounding Sisley’s termination, saying that it does not discuss personnel issues with the public in accordance with
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interact with the other departments within SBS in areas of research such as the School Arizona Summer Wildcat of Anthropology, the department of history The American Indian Studies program and, most recently, the department of is now becoming a department within the English, Jones said. “If you look at the individual faculty that College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The UA has offered graduate-level degrees is in the [AIS] unit, SBS is the right place for in AIS, and, now that it has become a them,” he said. Zepeda also said she believes that within department, plans to offer an undergraduate bachelor’s degree in the field, said Ofelia SBS, more opportunities will open up for Zepeda, a linguistics regents’ professor who faculty and students in AIS. “I anticipate that there’ll be more is the acting head of the AIS department. Zepeda’s area of research within linguistics collaboration across different departments with AIS with research activities, service is American Indian languages. activities and events,” she AIS has been said. available as a minor for AIS has a history of undergraduate students, If you look at working with tribal but as a department, the individual communities in Arizona and it now moves from the faculty ... SBS throughout the Southwest Office of the Senior Vice is the right and the addition of the President for Research place for them bachelor’s degree in the to SBS. As a part of SBS, — John Paul Jones III, field will help to expand AIS will act more as an dean of SBS the UA’s work with them, academic unit, said John said Karen Francis-Begay, Paul Jones III, dean of assistant vice president for SBS. tribal relations. Francis“[The Office of the Senior VP for Research] was not the best Begay keeps tribal communities informed place for the unit that operates like an of what’s happening at the UA. “[The addition of the AIS department] academic unit with a large number of will bridge our connection with the tribal bachelor’s courses,” Jones said. He said the change to SBS is an community far sooner than waiting for administrative change and there will be no students to get to graduate level studies,” new costs associated with the move. AIS Francis-Begay said. She said the AIS program has customized will also remain in its current offices in the Harvill building. AIS, 4 AIS will now have greater opportunity to BY ETHAN MCSWEENEY
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Camp encourages girls in STEM careers BY Meredith Morrissey Arizona Summer Wildcat
The UA College of Engineering partnered with the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona to hold a summer engineering camp for girls last week. The camp, Imagine IT, was aimed to get girls interested in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines, which are fields typically dominated by men. Women account for about 18.4 percent of engineering bachelor’s degrees with the trend moving upwards, according to a 2011 study from the American Society for Engineering Education. “Girls get a lot of messaging from older generations, media and sometimes even their teachers about how math and science are only for boys,” said Ted Gatchell, coordinator of recruitment, retention and outreach at the College of Engineering. “When we do encourage girls in the STEM fields, it is often in a way that doesn’t necessarily appeal to how young women think.” The camp curriculum was designed around search and rescue scenarios and focused on a cooperative, rather than competitive, approach to appeal to the girls. “I think girls are drawn to fields that help people,” said Michelle Higgins, senior director of STEM and education relations for Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona. “We want to show them how technology makes that possible.” Activities included designing packs for search and rescue animals, building
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Campers from Imagine IT Camp for Girls (left to right) Madison Miller, 12, Carly Crawford, 11, Vanessa Vera, 12, and Jaren Lacke, 13, listen to Kat Salthouse, camp counselor and UA alumna, explain how to create the group's Hurricane search and rescue robot on July 9. The camp aimed to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers.
transportable PVC piping shelters that can be easily packaged for disaster victims and designing, building and programming robots. 24 girls participated, most of them Southern Arizona middle school students.
The girls were told to design their robots to rescue people in a disaster scenario such as a hurricane, volcanic eruption, earthquake, forest fire or flood. The girls built their robots using everyday household items including
resources. Francis-Begay sent a letter to tribal communities informing them of the move and reaffirmed the UA’s commitment to Arizona’s tribal communities as a part of its land grant mission. The graduate-level AIS program includes 32 faculty and 48 students, and there is
an anticipation of hiring more faculty as it begins to serve more undergraduate students, Zepeda said. The change of AIS to a department became effective at the beginning of this month. “AIS has had a very long history and a very good history and it has had some very
foam, cardboard, glue and straws. They were also given Hummingbird Robotics Kits, which include sensors, lights and motors and allowed the girls to easily program the robots. Intel Corporation covered the program costs for the camp and the American Association of University Women provided scholarships to 10 girls. Guest speakers at the camp were Tucson Fire Captain Diane Benson, who spoke with the girls about the crucial role technology plays in her field, and Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, who encouraged the girls to consider STEM careers. The girls asked Rothschild questions on a wide range of subjects from STEM opportunities in Tucson to the mayor’s plans for protecting the city against gun violence. Gatchell said he hopes the camp will instill confidence in the girls and encourage them to consider careers in STEM areas. “Getting girls involved in STEM is vital for our future,” Gatchell said. “These girls represent the next generation of leaders and the most we can do for them is give them the confidence to face challenges head-on and overcome them.” Gatchell said he also predicts the partnership with the Girl Scouts will continue. “This camp was a great success,” he said. “I am confident we can continue to develop it into something even better.” — Follow Meredith Morrissey @Meredith_Mo
significant faculty that taught here for some time,” Zepeda said, “and AIS has graduated students that are doing important work and doing research across the country.” — Follow Ethan McSweeney @ethanmcsweeney
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A supervisor at the UA farm reported strange happenings in the pasture to University of Arizona Police Department on July 9. Responding officers were told by the supervisor that three bags of sheep feed had gone missing in the night. Additionally, a herd of lambs had been found by a student outside of their pen, making a mess of a nearby equipment storage area. The supervisor said she was sure a human had released the lambs because baby sheep could not operate the latch to their pen. She was also sure the lambs had not devoured the missing feed, as there were no empty bags to be found. The lambs were safely gathered back into their pen. The farm supervisor also informed officers that a herd of cows, secured in their pen with a combination lock, had been found wandering outside their designated area. Unlike the lambs, the cows did not cause any sort of mess or property damage. The supervisor said all the animals were accounted for, but requested UAPD perform frequent night checks in order to prevent further disturbance of the animals.
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News • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 the way downtown Tucson’s revitalization is happening. The boisterous atmosphere from the FROM PAGE 1 bars on Congress Street and Fourth Avenue led to noise complaints from residents The location for The Cadence was chosen and businesses, Kozachik said. He said because of revitalization efforts downtown, he sat down with the businesses and said Johanna Adolfs, property manager for they considered proposing a new noise The Cadence. ordinance, but in the end they decided to “[Developers] thought it would be a work together and be more considerate with unique opportunity to integrate students regards to noise levels. into downtown life,” Adolfs said. “Up until “You can’t be making people’s windows around this year, downtown was really not rattle and expect them to be your customers,” student-friendly.” he said. “You have to be a good neighbor, Now, The Cadence is part of what’s too, as a business owner.” helping revitalize downtown, as its property Gentrification, the process of the was built with additional space for retail, middle class moving into urban areas and Adolfs said. That retail space is now being displacing lower-class residents, is another filled by Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails, World of concern being raised as more upscale Beer, Gio Taco and others. development continues in the downtown Recently, several other bars have opened area, but Kozachik doesn’t consider it to be downtown with a focus on UA students and a problem for the city. the younger demographic that is starting to He said the situation is unlike other go downtown more, Canett said, including cities where poorer residents were run out Playground Bar & Lounge, Hub Restaurant of the area to make way for revitalization and Ice Creamery and Saint House Island efforts. In the cases of The Cadence and One Bistro & Rum Bar. East Broadway, another The Tucson Sun Link downtown housing Modern Streetcar will also project, the development Up until begin operation later this occurred on what were around this month. Its route can take previously parking lots. year, downtown riders from the UA campus The proposed hotel, too, directly to Congress Street was really not is set to be built upon a and downtown. student-friendly parking lot. A Marriott hotel is — Johanna Adolfs, Canett, the longtime property manager for proposed to be built on the Tucson resident, also The Cadence corner of Fifth Avenue and doesn’t think gentrification Broadway Boulevard, behind will pose significant issues, Playground Bar & Lounge. but rather is merely a The Screening Room on Congress Street will byproduct of a city undergoing a facelift. also begin showing first-run movies, which However, Canett said he does have downtown has not seen for 40 years. Diablo concerns about the direction Tucson’s Burger and other restaurants have also revitalization is going, with regards to opened recently in the area. the addition of the streetcar. The areas Some of these new businesses are also of University Boulevard, Fourth Avenue not just targeted at UA students, Kozachik and downtown have maintained separate said. UA students are just a part of a identities, he said, and the streetcar will new demographic that is going into the intertwine the areas more so than before. downtown area. “It’s good as long as Tucsonans and our “Downtown is such a small area anyways, visitors are aware of what downtown will you can jog from one end of it to the other in become,” he said, “but I’m a little bit of a five or 10 minutes,” he said. “It’s a cohesive hippie.” enough area down there that all the retail going in is focused on the whole diverse, new demographic that we’re seeing.” — Follow Ethan McSweeney However, not everyone is satisfied with @ethanmcsweeney
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STUDENTS FILE INTO THE Phi Gamma Delta house for former member Michael Anderson's memorial service on April 9. FIJI has been placed under interim suspension following allegations uncovered during a University of Arizona Police Department investigation into Anderson's death.
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allegations are serious enough to merit the suspension during the investigation. “We did not want the organization to be able to conduct business as usual, particularly bringing in new members,” White said. Members of FIJI have due process just like anyone else, White said, and have the right to respond to the charges as an organization. A decision on FIJI’s recognition will most likely be made before the beginning of the fall semester, White said. The letter details some of the hazing FIJI members allegedly took part in, including kicking new members in the stomach, forcing new members to clean the house before and after parties and performing personal acts of servitude to members. The chapter president also allegedly instructed members not to cooperate with UAPD or UA officials, White said. FIJI reportedly hosted several unregistered events in the spring 2014 semester where alcohol was served to minors, violating the Student Code of
Conduct and leading them to be placed on probation, White said. Under the terms of their probation, alcohol was prohibited in the house, but events with alcohol were still held in FIJI, White said, violating their probation. UAPD also alleged marijuana was smoked inside the FIJI house. FIJI’s national organization is aware of the allegations and is cooperating with the DOS investigation, the statement read. FIJI has faced sanctions since 2011 for code of conduct and other policy violations related to alcohol use, destruction of property, endangering and recruitment violations, among other things. “The vast majority of our greek organizations abide by and live up to the community standards that we have for individual and organizations on campus,” White said. While there are always organizations on campus that will choose not to live up to those standards, White said she does not see the actions of FIJI as a reflection on greek life on campus.
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Craving cheap, healthy food on UA campus BY ALLISON ALTERMAN
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ver 6,600 undergraduate students live in residence halls on campus each year, and many more live within close proximity to the UA. Of these students, a great many commute to class by foot, bicycle or public transportation. For them, access to healthy, affordable food without a car is limited at best. The university prides itself on its “alternative” meal plan, which differs from most schools’ single cafeteria option. Spread across campus are various restaurants, fast-food hubs and U-Marts where students can buy food with or without a prepaid meal plan. There are several meal plans to choose from, with the “three meals a day” option costing $3,500. The benefits students get from signing up for prepaid meal plans are a five percent savings on purchases and a waiving of the Arizona sales tax. Although often crowded, on-campus
YOUR VIEWS From “UA marijuana researcher fired unexpectedly” (by Hannah Plotkin, July 1) We should not be surprised. Our state and federal politicians are willing to throw our U.S. military veterans under the bus so we can continue our war on certain politically selected drugs. The DEA, the Drug Czar’s office and the National Institute on Drug Abuse and its employees are all prevented by law to
milk are U-Marts. These are stores where eateries are convenient in location and a limited, highly over-priced selection of timeliness. However, convenience is only foods line shelves in the student unions. one of three important categories when The majority of products in these markets it comes to ideal college food options; fall into the “junk food” category: chips, the other two categories of affordability candy, soda and Top Ramen. There is and nutritional quality are lacking in our a limited selection of produce, a few unions. bananas and apples and some precut Most students live in their dorm rooms vegetables that might last a for 33 weeks per year. day or two in a dorm fridge Given the amount of the Access to — not exactly the grocery typical meal plan, many healthy, store experience. of these students can The closest big-name budget about $16 a day affordable food grocery store to campus for food. With the prices without a car is Safeway — not a place at on-campus eateries is limited at known for low prices, but such as Bagel Talk, Cellar best a reasonable food-buying Bistro and Sabor, students option nonetheless. From could easily go over their the center of campus, $16 per day budget. Fifty Safeway is 1.4 miles away, or a 28 minute dollars a week at the grocery store, on walk, as approximated by Google Maps. the other hand, could feed most anyone My roommate, a couple of friends and comfortably. I made the journey once while living in Many “affordable” eateries on campus the dorms: backpack clad, sunscreened are greased up, salted-out fast-food classics; places like Chick-fil-A and Panda up and with water bottles in hand. It was a Facebook-post-worthy event that took Express only differ from other links in place only once. Lugging food in 110 the fast-food chain by their marked-up degree weather for 28 minutes is not a prices. The only option on campus for purchasing in-dorm foods like cereal and FOOD, 9
investigate or research any of the benefits of cannabis consumption. The above institution[s] are all huge bureaucracies and the goal of every bureaucracy is its continuation and expansion. The re-legalization of cannabis would result in huge budget cuts for all these agencies. Marijuana prohibition is the foundation of our drug war. - Kirk Muse, Mesa, AZ From “Cyclist safety continues to be major concern surrounding streetcar tracks” (by Emilee Hoopes, July 8) The tracks limit the cyclists ability to
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maneuver. Drivers should be aware of their situation but the streetcar isn’t making anything better. Having been a bicyclist around the university/downtown area for many years, it’s disappointing to see the streetcar go in vs. improving bike-ways that thousands of Tucson commuters already use. - streetcar2nowhere From “FIJI placed under interim suspension pending UA investigation” (by Ethan McSweeney and Hannah Plotkin, July 9) Truthfully, would the fraternities be what they are today without the underage drinking? It isn’t called a “frat party” for nothing. Are we
Mandatory votes: cure for policy ills BY JORGE ENCINAS
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he polarization of politics and the resulting policies, at all levels of government, is the direct result of citizens choosing to not vote. For this reason, mandatory voting laws are needed to end the bickering of uncompromising politicians. Elected officials no longer speak to the needs, or perspectives, of many Americans. Instead, they only seek to charm the favor of the most extreme members of their party in order to win. As a result, moderate citizens who still voice their opinions at the polls are left having no choice but to vote for the lesser of two evils on the ballot, while non-voters feel that their vote wouldn’t matter. The unfortunate truth is that their vote really doesn’t matter, because so many other people have the same attitude. It creates a cycle that causes the political landscape to become more polarized and therefore more discouraging and toxic, which results
naive enough to think that all hazing has been eradicated? (Kicking a pledge---that’s violent. Having him clean the house after parties? That’s pretty standard?) Understandably so, all of these violations break the dean of student’s code of conduct but FIJI is not unique by breaking these rules: all the fraternities are. An awful shame about that student who fell from La Paz but it is not FIJI’s fault and this sanction will deeply hurt them with upcoming rush. - OKT
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Opinions • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 interact with government in different ways. Two examples of this would be FROM PAGE 8 jury duty and income taxes, both of which are required by law and tend in further apathy on the part of the to be more unpleasant and timeaverage citizen who doesn’t connect consuming than voting. with their elected officials. Jury duty and income taxes The only effective way to break this are examples of tasks required of cycle and bring non-voters back into Americans for the sole purpose of the fold is to require them to vote in all maintaining social order or proper elections, from local to national, by law. function of government. Voting should The result would be less polarization be one more required task. among elected officials, because Another argument politicians will be is that it will force forced to speak to the misinformed, unreliable Jury duty and needs of all Americans, or plain ignorant people as opposed to the income taxes to vote, which will needs of their base that are … required lead to substandard shows up at the ballot … Voting politicians being box on election day. elected to office. should be one The effect will To this argument, more required be more moderate one can only respond: task. politicians that may How is this not an issue be more likely to without mandatory compromise on issues voting laws? that until now have The reality is that many ftnseas3909.a21 Wednesday, May 8, current 2013 12:45:49 PM been stalled due to deadlock. voters, and often the loudest voters, There are various reasons people belong to the extreme right or left of a disagree with any attempt to make politician’s base, and have distorted voting mandatory in the U.S. or biased views that leave these voters One criticism is that Americans equally misinformed as some nonare free to choose how involved with voters and results in substandard government they want to be, and officials being elected. requiring citizens to vote would tread This is how American politics at all on that freedom. levels of government, from all over The problem with this idea is that the country, have been plagued with Americans are already required to dysfunction that leaves the greater
public discouraged with the entire process. Nationally, this dysfunction can be seen in the government shut down last year and the continued stalling of efforts to solve major issues in Washington, such as the current immigration debate. On a more local level was the controversy over the passing of Senate Bill 1062, which was seen as an anti-LGBT bill, subsequently vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer. Obviously with any law there needs to be some type of punishment to ensure its intended purpose has an effect. While failing to vote shouldn’t land a person in prison, there should be a substantial fine levied against those who don’t meet their obligation, with an increase in the fine for multiple offenses, which could be assessed during income taxes. Requiring all citizens to vote would cause more moderate and less partisan voters to cast their ballots. Politicians will likely become more moderate as a result, and would bring more bipartisan cooperation to politics. This should be welcomed by all politicians who are confident in the policies they champion as truly being in the best interest of everyone. — Jorge Encinas is a junior studying journalism. Follow him @DailyWildcat
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particularly enjoyable task. Forget about lunch meats or dairy surviving the trip. I now commute to the grocery store on my bicycle. I load as much food into my backpack as will fit, strap some of it onto my bike rack and carry the remainder in grocery bags around my wrists. Each time I shop, I find the urge to assure concerned onlookers, “I’ve done this before.” Even though I am a competitive cyclist and would consider my bike handling to be at a much higher proficiency than the average commuter, the task of bringing a week’s worth of food home in this way is never an easy feat. Food is a necessity, not a luxury, and students should demand good, affordable options on campus. As fast-food restaurants are in the union to stay, thanks to contracts, it seems that the most promising solution lies in campus-run hot lines and salad bars. If vegetables could be steamed instead of cooked in butter and salad bars could be kept fresh and less costly, huge gains could be made. With its monopoly, it is hard to imagine U-Mart prices becoming reasonable. However the addition of less-costly, healthier bread options, sugar-reduced peanut butter and more fruits and vegetables would go a far way in improving dorm life for many students. If accessibility to grocery stores is the driving force behind the need for some students to have cars, this is an obvious problem on our campus that must be addressed.
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For many, a trip to a dog rescue or shelter is more than an excuse to look at the cute animals up for adoption – it’s a chance to add another member to the family. Giving dogs a second chance is the mission of the Arizona Puggle Rescue, according to Vicky Tantlinger, the rescue’s president. Founded in January, the Arizona Puggle Rescue specializes in finding homes for puggles from local shelters and owner surrenders. “Our mission is to rescue puggles and provide healthcare, training, shelter and food while we search for a loving, forever home for the displaced dogs,” Tantlinger said. “It is our goal to help alleviate the overcrowding in the shelters – to provide options to pet owners other than ditching the dog in the desert, dumping it on Interstate 10 or offering up as dog fight bait on Craigslist.” Puggles, a hybrid breed of both a pug and a beagle, are the center of the organization. Although the Arizona Puggle Rescue is based out of Tucson, it is the only puggle rescue in Arizona and services the entire state, Tantlinger said. Unlike a dog from a breeder or expensive pet store, breedspecific rescues such as the Arizona Puggle Rescue provide an opportunity for a person looking for a specific breed to purchase one from a humane and healthy environment. “When adopting a pet from a shelter or rescue you know what you are getting,” Tantlinger said. “All of the animals have been looked over by a vet, they are up to date on all of their vaccines and they have been spayed or neutered.” The Arizona Puggle Rescue spends at least 30 days with each dog to see how they interact with other dogs, animals and children so potential owners know about any quirks or behavioral issues, Tantlinger said. “[Puggles] are social dogs and generally get along well with all people, other dogs and cats,” Tantlinger said. JESSICA SCHRECKER/ARIZONA SUMMER WILDCAT “Since they are so loving and gentle they make amazing GUS, A PUGGLE, plays with Vicky Tantlinger, president of the Arizona Puggle Rescue, at Crossroads Park on Monday. The group will host its Pins for Paws family pets.” Though many students choose to wait to adopt a pet Charity Bowling event on Saturday to raise funds for the rescue. until after college, some find companionship by adopting while they are still in school. Lauren Chittick, a UA biology find an older dog that would require less training to work researcher on the study. “I think this research clearly shows that many students can benefit both psychologically alumna, adopted both of her dogs, Tiberius and Kingsley, around her student schedule. “There’s a notion that pound puppies are all broken and and socially from living with an animal companion.” during her time at the UA. For students who may not feel emotionally or financially “Dogs are really comforting when you’re having a out of control, which, obviously, they’re not,” Chittick said. able to adopt a dog from a local rescue or shelter, “The only downside to going to a crap day,” Chittick said. “As a shelter is that it’s heartbreaking that supporting programs like the Arizona Puggle Rescue can student, if you have trouble be a preliminary step in the adoption process. On Saturday, you can’t adopt all of them.” IF YOU GO: getting out of bed, they can According to a 2008 study the Arizona Puggle Rescue is having its first fundraiser, the What: Pins for Paws Charity Bowling also double as an alarm When: Registration begins at 2:30 pm on conducted by Ohio State University, Pins for Paws Charity Bowling event, to raise money for its clock. Taking them for a walk Saturday. Bowling begins at 3 p.m. research suggests that college displaced dogs. There will be a raffle, silent auction and everyday helps anchor down Where: Golden Pin Lanes at 1010 W. students can benefit emotionally contests such as “Best Team Name,” and complimentary a routine if you’re scatterMiracle Mile from having a pet. Students who own “wag bags” will be given to each participant. brained. With them, I feel more Cost: $20 for individual bowling, $100 for “There will always be a dog that is homeless, ill or a pet are less likely to feel lonely or secure when I’m home alone. a team of 6. Cost includes bowling, shoe depressed, the study said, and those unwanted and we want to be there for them,” Tantlinger rental and two raffle tickets. Plus, they’re an excuse to go to who owned dogs were more likely to said. “We can’t do that unless we have the support from Information: azpuggle.org the dog park and meet people, stay active because of their pet. The our community.” and they’re always fun to bring study also found that pet ownership up in conversations.” helped with the transition to college Chittick adopted Kingsley, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and dachshund mix, at the Pima Animal Care and learning to cope in difficult situations. “I wouldn’t advise everyone to go out and buy a puppy,” Center in November 2012. She decided to go through the — Follow Mia Moran shelter system to avoid supporting puppy mills and to said Sara Staats, a psychology professor at OSU and lead @miasarahlucille
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Apes go bananas this summer Caesar’s domain. The group is led by Malcolm (Jason Clarke), who is accompanied by Ellie (Keri Russel), his second wife, and Alex (Kodi We find ourselves in the back half of this Smit-McPhee), his son. They need access to a summer movie season, and while there are still hydroelectric dam in order to provide power upcoming movies that need to be accounted to the hundreds of other humans in an outpost for (“Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Sin City: A in San Francisco. There’s one problem: The Dame to Kill For,” to think of a couple), things dam is on Caesar’s turf. are starting to come into focus. The highs, the Thus begins a series of interspecies lows and the ho-hums of the movies during miscommunications. What’s fascinating is 2014 are becoming apparent. Not a moment that the humans need the apes, not the other too soon or too late, though, arrives “Dawn of way around. It’s humbling and perturbing to the Planet of the Apes,” undeniably the most see humans at the mercy of another animal. impressive movie Hollywood has offered this While both leaders, Malcolm and Caesar, are summer. willing to work towards trusting the other party, Right from the outset with a title font set in other forces seek to destroy any agreement. an ominous, crimson blood-red, this sequel Most notably is Koba (Toby Kebbell), Caesar’s immediately distinguishes itself from the first right-hand ape whose mutilated face came at film, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” I’m not the hand of human lab experiments. He hates entirely sure why the first film is “Rise” and humans, and he begins to question Caesar’s the sequel is “Dawn,” because it stands to motives. Seeds of usurpation are sewn. This reason that if anything’s risen then it’s already is an extremely layered, satisfying plot. When dawned, but I digress. The first film ended all is said and done with this franchise rebirth, on a relatively hopeful note, in a verdant, it very well may be remembered as the best green forest with Caesar saga since “The Dark Knight (played masterfully by Andy Trilogy.” Undeniably Serkis), the hyper intelligent The visual style is darker and chimpanzee, roaming free the most more mature than “Rise.” The with his hyper intelligent sun never shines in this world, impressive family of chimps, gorillas and and it always seems to be movie orangutans in tow. raining. Everything is muted Hollywood has When we open on the and cast in dreary tones, the offered this second film, that feeling is forest no longer green, but all but a distant memory, as summer black and impenetrable, if it almost never happened. like Joseph Conrad’s Congo A virus, dubbed simian in “Heart of Darkness.” flu, resulting from human Cinematographer Michael Seresin was behind exposure to a potentially Alzheimer’s curing the visuals for the film. Seresin held the same drug that was being tested on chimps, has position, interestingly enough, on “Harry nearly wiped out humanity. While human Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” a turning civilization has virtually died, the civilization point in another franchise that transitioned of apes has risen. Having not had to deal with from cheery to somber and serious. the threat of humanity for ten years, the apes Serkis delivers one of the finest performances have constructed a stable colony and a whole of the year as Caesar. His ape walks the line way of life in the Muir Forest outside of San between strength and compassion, anger Francisco. Caesar, keeping to his namesake, is and patience as he navigates new leadership their leader. territory. He commands a presence not only However, a small pocket of humanity is still amongst his fellow apes, but amongst humans, left in San Francisco, and they stumble upon too. Serkis wouldn’t have been able to deliver BY ALEX GUYTON
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such a performance if it wasn’t for the mindblowing CG work. Multiple times throughout this movie I questioned, knowing full well that the answer was “no,” whether they were using animals. It is simply photorealistic. Not only is this film a vast improvement on its predecessor (which was a nice cut above your standard Hollywood blockbuster fare, but nothing phenomenal), all other summer films this year are playing checkers while this one’s playing chess. Let’s just hope the apes don’t beat us at that anytime soon.
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Former UA athletes become engaged BY ROBERTO PAYNE
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Former Arizona football defensive end Ricky Elmore became engaged to former Arizona softball catcher Callista Balko at Hillenbrand Stadium on Friday. Balko, a member of the 2006 and 2007 NCAA champion Arizona softball teams, played four years of softball at Arizona and is among the program leaders in career fielding percentage, and her 2,173 putouts are the most in program history. Elmore, who was drafted 197th overall by the Green Bay Packers in the 2011 NFL Draft, said he planned his creative proposal well in advance and hoped Balko wouldn’t find out beforehand. “She told me, ‘After seven and a half years, I can’t wait to see what you do to ask me to marry you,’” Elmore said. The lead up to the proposal had Balko stop at four different locations: McKale Center's
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computer lab, the visitor locker room at Arizona Stadium, Frog & Firkin and finally Hillenbrand Stadium. Each spot held significance for their relationship. Elmore proposed to Balko at the spot he first saw her at Hillenbrand Stadium. Balko was warming up in the home bullpen when he first laid eyes on her. “As soon as I walked in [to the stadium], she was warming up in the bullpen,” Elmore said. He added that he almost didn’t go to the softball game but was persuaded by a friend to go. “He was like, ‘Come on bro, I’ll take you to dinner,’” Elmore said. Balko, now the director of regional development for Arizona Athletics, and Elmore met in December of their freshman year right before winter break.
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FORMER SOFTBALL CATCHER Callista Balko picks up flowers at Arizona Stadium on Friday during the second stop in a scavenger hunt planned by her fiance Ricky Elmore, former football defensive end. Elmore had four stops planned for the scavenger hunt and each stop meant something special to their relationship.
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to Belgium in the Round of 16, a nation stood behind the team as Howard put on a goalkeeping performance for the ages. His 16 saves set a World Cup record for the most saves in a single game. For the first time since the U.S. women’s national team advanced to the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup finals, the entire nation truly cared for soccer. I won’t act like the biggest soccer fan, but I thoroughly appreciate watching quality club and international soccer. Where I previously drew the line on acceptable soccer viewing was Major League Soccer, which happens to be the premier soccer league in the U.S. The MLS has never had the grandeur or draw of seeing the world’s best perform night in and night out. However, after watching several MLS stars perform admirably for the USMNT, I can confidently say I underestimated the league. It’s time for casual soccer fans to embrace the game and treat it with much more importance than the nation currently does. Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and should hold more weight in the U.S. Therefore, I challenge all you casual soccer fans who cheered enthusiastically for the USMNT over the past month. Support these players as they return to club action and maybe even tune in the next time an MLS game is broadcast on ESPN. Who knows, you may like what you see. — Follow Roberto Payne @HouseofPayne555
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Amato talks USA, UA soccer BY JAMES KELLEY
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The 2014 FIFA World Cup may be over, but soccer addicts and recent converts need not fret: The 2014 Arizona soccer season is right around the corner. Arizona soccer head coach Tony Amato recently returned from a trip to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. Amato said he went to Argentina’s 2-1 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina, Chile’s 2-0 win over Spain and Belgium’s 1-0 win over Russia. Amato led Arizona to its first winning season since 2005 and the Wildcats’ best start since 1994 in his first season as UA’s head coach in 2013. Amato talked to the Arizona Summer Wildcat about the atmosphere in Brazil, Team USA’s chances in the 2015 Women’s World Cup and whether former Wildcats Ana Montoya and Jazmin Ponce could play in the World Cup next year. Arizona Summer Wildcat: What was the trip to Brazil like? Amato: Honestly, it was unbelievable. If you haven’t experienced a world event like that, it’s something you should do. It’s just a bunch of cultures coming together. It’s kind of madness, and there are people everywhere, but it really is a celebration of people who love the game. We went to three games. I went to the last World Cup, I went to this World Cup and there is just no way in the future I could sit at home knowing what it’s like to be there, even if it is just for the first few days. There has been a lot of talk about the USA fans in Brazil. What kind of presence do you think the US will have in the World Cup next year in Canada? That’s the Women’s World Cup, in Canada, so I think our team, our women’s team, always does so well, so you would think that a lot of this can carry over, even more into supporting that World Cup. I think we will see a good turn out, good support and our team should do well. What do you think USA’s chances are to win it
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It's time to embrace soccer BY ROBERTO PAYNE
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UA SOCCER HEAD COACH Tony Amato poses for a photo while visting Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Amato attended three games at the World Cup, including Chile's 2-0 victory over Spain on June 18.
all next year? Well, they’re going to be one of the favorites. They’ll be one of the top two or three teams in the tournament. Last time they lost in penalties in the final to Japan, but they’ll be one of the favorites and you just hope that a few things fall their way and they come together as a team and get a bit of luck and are able to win it. Do you think you might see a little rise in attendance at UA games? Well, World Cup aside, we would expect a little rise, just from the fact that we’re getting some momentum with the team since we’ve been here. We’ve been reaching out to the community. We’ve had a little more success last year than in previous years and you would think it would increase a little bit and we want to keep growing on that. Add the World Cup fever into it, and I think we’ll be able to tie into that and keep growing in attendance and support of what we’re doing, but ultimately it
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comes down to how we do on the field. After Ana Montoya played in the Olympics and Jazmin Ponce played for Mexico, what are the chances that we might see a former Wildcat play in the World Cup next year? For next year, I know that Ana just got connected back with the Colombian national team. She was talking about committing to getting in shape for that, so I think that’s a good possibility. Obviously Jaz with Mexico always has a shot. Mexico is one of the better teams and she is just out of camp. I haven’t talked to her yet, but I think if that went well then the chances of her playing in the World Cup are very likely. Hopefully we’ll have someone in that and that would be a great thing for the program.
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he 2014 FIFA World Cup officially ended on Sunday with Germany topping Argentina by a 1-0 score in extra time, capping an exciting month where soccer was the what-to-watch television. Analysts from ESPN to Fox Sports to Sports Illustrated debated over whether this was the most exciting World Cup ever. 171 goals were scored throughout the tournament, including several high-scoring games like Germany’s 7-1 victory over host nation Brazil in the semifinals. Unheralded teams like Costa Rica and Greece advanced to the knockout stages, while powerhouses like Spain and Portugal couldn’t advance out of group play. It was all very exciting and definitely must-watch TV, but I couldn’t help feeling like all this soccer enthusiasm in the U.S. would be gone as soon as the tournament was over. One thing is clear: It’s time for the United States to embrace soccer more than every four years. Casual American fans supported the U.S. men’s national team as Tim Howard and Clint Dempsey led the team through the so-called “Group of Death” and into the knockout stages. While the team lost 2-1 in extra time
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