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Streetcar project hinders traffic flow

been timely,” said Christina Henneke, owner of Swindlers on University Boulevard. After three months of closing and There will still be lane restrictions tearing up roads around the UA, the and minor intermittent closures on Sun Link Tucson Modern StreetSecond Street and on University Boucar is progressing. As construction levard as the construction company continues, students are advised to works on adding pole foundations, plan for delays when commuting this poles and wire for the conductor semester. operating the streetcar. The streetcar Second Street between the Second stop on University Boulevard in front Street Parking Garage and Warren Av- of Main Gate Plaza still needs to be enue is set to open in the beginning built as well. of September. Second Street from “It’s a big project with a very tight Park Avenue to Mountain Avenue timeline,” said Bill Davidson, a marwas opened to traffic Aug. 11. keting and transportation specialist David Heineking, director of Park- for PTS. “I think, overall, they’re ing and Transportation Services, going to meet their … construction advises people to take a couple extra deadlines.” minutes to get where they’re wanting The Second Street Parking Garage to go. remained open throughout the Due to a high volume of traffic on summer and will continue to be campus, Cherry Avenue at Second open through construction. The road Street will be opened to traffic for the between Mountain Avenue and the first football game if Second Street is parking garage entrance on Second not open by Sept. 1. Street remains intact. Before Saturday, University BouleWhen Second Street opens east vard from Park Avenue to Euclid Avof the garage to Warren Avenue, the enue was closed during the summer. construction company will be able Construction workers spent the week to close the road between Mounof Aug. 10 to Aug. 17 putting down the tain Avenue and the parking garage tracks and paving the road, preparentrance on Second Street to get the ing to open it before the semester. necessary work done, which will Business owners along the street have take about six weeks, according to experienced fluctuations in patronage Heineking. Access to the Second throughout the construction. Street Parking Garage will be through “Most Tucsonans have been really Cherry Avenue. supportive and it hasn’t been that STREETCAR, 3 much of an issue, and everything has STEPHANIE CASANOVA Arizona Daily Wildcat

KYLE WASSON/ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT CONSTRUCTION FOR LEVEL, a 14-story housing complex on Tyndall Avenue, began over the summer. The complex, which will be complete by the fall 2013 semester, has drawn criticism from employees at surrounding restaurants. Inset: After three months of construction, University Boulevard opened to traffic last Friday. Inset photo by Hailey Eisenbach.

Critics fear impact of new student housing North End Zone stilll work in While he dislikes the view and Arizona Daily Wildcat noise during construction, Tuttle said he does believe the frozen A 14-story private student hous- yogurt shop will gain more busiing complex, which will house ness from the students who will more than 500 students on the be living a parking lot away. corner of Tyndall Avenue and Campus Acquisitions, which First Street next fall, has brought will have a leasing office on about more construction to cam- University Boulevard, conducted pus and the rearrangment of a interviews with hundreds of long-standing local business. UA students to help developers Despite some opposition from decide what amenities would be the surrounding neighborhood, a HOUSING, 3 zoning overlay approved by Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and the City Council allowed the Chicago-based Campus Acquisitions to start building the housing complex, called Level, in May. Construction for the $25 million project is in full swing and should be completed by August 2013. Posner’s Art Store relocated this summer, after 40 years at the same location, as the landlord sold the property to Campus Acquisitions. Owner Emily Brown said she was initially uneasy about having to relocate, but that University Boulevard might be a better location for their store. “I think we will bring a lot of business to this area,” Brown said. “I think there’ll be a lot more foot traffic because our business is probably 96 percent students.” Zakari Tuttle, assistant manager at Josie’s Yogurt located next to the future housing complex, said he thinks the tower is unnecessary. “It’s another superstructure that we’re not going to use,” Tuttle said. “It’s going to end up sitting half empty.” STEPHANIE CASANOVA

progress as season nears KYLE JOHNSON Arizona Daily Wildcat

“Better late than never” might as well be the motto of Arizona’s North End-Zone expansion. The $72.3 million project, called the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility, still has a year left before its planned completion date of July

2013, but its continued progress represents a new era of football in Tucson. “It will change the look and feel of Arizona football for a very long time,” athletic director Greg Byrne said. The Wildcats are one of the only football programs in the country to not have its own facilities. Rather, the team shares them with the basketball team in McKale Center. “We are probably the only BCSlevel football program to have their football infrastructure … in the basketball arena,” he said. “Most schools moved out about 20 years ago, and we had not


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Hart, SB 1070 among top summer stories COMPILED BY KYLE MITTAN Arizona Daily Wildcat

President Hart takes office

After being chosen in February by the Arizona Board of Regents, former Temple University President Ann Weaver Hart took office on July 1, and arrived in Tucson on July 9 with a ceremony in front of the Administration building. Days later, Hart said her first priority was to hire several open administration positions, and that she plans to work closely with student leaders. Hart has signed a three-year, $475,000 contract.

Hart appoints Provost Andrew Comrie

Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070, the Supreme Court left intact the provision allowing law enforcement to check the status of people who they believe are in the country illegally. While Supreme Court justices did say there were some uncertainties about the law, Tiana O’Konek, a lawyer at the UA’s Immigration Law Clinic, suggested the court was interested in seeing how enforcing the law would work before making decisions on whether it violated any civil rights.

Local groups assist with deferred action status application

While Obama’s DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) remains About a month after taking politically gridlocked, the governoffice, President Hart appointed ment began accepting deferred Andrew Comrie as her provost. action status applications on Aug. Comrie, a climatologist who has 15. Local high school students worked in the School of Geogmet with lawyers for help in preraphy and Development for the paring their applications. past 20 years, was working as If granted, renewable deferred the associate vice president for action status would allow sturesearch and dean of the graduate dents to stay in the country for college before being appointed two years to attend college as long as provost. Comrie spoke of plans as they were in the country before to implement the Arizona Board they were 16 years old, and are of Regents’ performance-based younger than 30 when they apply. funding model after addressing basic issues like class size and availability in an effort to maintain what Comrie calls the UA’s “world-class” education.

As streetcar work continues, business dwindles downtown

Construction for the Sun Link Tucson Modern Streetcar has had a presence downtown for a number of months, and bar owners say they Throughout the summer, student housing developments have noticed a drastic decrease in pabeen built up on and around cam- tronage during the summer. While pus, with some still ongoing. The some proprietors say they remain hopeful about the streetcar’s longdevelopments, which will house thousands of students, have seen term benefits, The District Tavern owner Noël Chester had lost her support from Residence Life and the UA itself, which have no plans optimism by the beginning of the August, saying her business was to increase student housing on “struggling to survive.” campus, according to Residence The city has provided businessLife Assistant Vice President of counseling services to owners Student Affairs and University along the streetcar route, which Housing Jim Van Arsdel. focus on customer outreach and discussions on what to expect as the construction changes. Most recently, University Boulevard has opened to all traffic and parking between Euclid and Park In its mid-June ruling on Avenues.

Student housing on the rise throughout Tucson

Supreme Court keeps SB 1070’s ‘Papers Please’ provision

HAILEY EISENBACH/ARIZONA Daily Wildcat THOUSANDS OF INCOMING RESIDENTS spent the last days of summer moving personal belongings and settling into residence halls. The move-in process lasted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Thursday and Friday of last week.

Residence halls fill as summer draws to close

Residence Hall, advised incoming freshmen living in the residence halls to have an open mind during the first days of the semester. Anxious parents, carloads of personal belongings “Keep your doors open when you’re in your room,” and congested parking garages were hard to avoid on she said. “You never know who’s going to walk by. campus during the final days of summer as thousands There are a lot of interesting people living in the resiof new Wildcats moved into their residence halls. dence halls who you might never get a chance to meet While students were able to move in early on otherwise.” Wednesday for a $40 fee, the regular move-in proFor some newcomers, Residence Life’s preparations cess started early Thursday morning and continued paid off. Cassi Parsons, a biology freshman moving in to Friday. Residence Life offered newcomers a number Hopi Lodge Residence Hall, said the move-in process of resources to help with the transition, according to was easy and that she was most looking forward to Dana Robbins-Murray, assistant director of marketmeeting new people. ing for Residence Life. The department also posted For others, getting moved in wasn’t so simple. Biolseveral maps and guides on its website, and a section of ogy freshman Paige Doyle described her move into frequently asked questions to make sure everyone made Graham-Greenlee Residence Hall as “hectic.” it to where they were going. Some students were apprehensive about sharing a In addition, Parking and Transportation Services room with other people, which will be a new experihelped deal with extra traffic by providing additional ence for many incoming freshmen. Autumn Konke, a signage as well as increased PTS staff members on pre-business freshman, said she wasn’t looking forward streets, garages and residence halls, according to Bill to using communal bathrooms. Others were hopeful for Davidson, the marketing specialist for PTS. The depart- the year ahead. ment also worked with Residence Life and the streetcar “I don’t think it will be a problem living with someone construction team to coordinate the move-in process. else,” said Vincent Palesky, a pre-business freshman. Robbins-Murray also encouraged many incoming “I’m very easygoing and I adapt to situations.” freshmen to attend Wildcat Welcome. The nine-day Palesky’s mother, Cathy, also had high hopes for her series of events runs through the first week of school, son’s future at the UA. and is meant to help freshmen prepare for and settle “I’m very excited for my son to come here, it’s a great into college life. adventure,” she said. “I think this is a great school and I Alana Sorge, a resident assistant in Coronado hope he has a great four years.” DAVID WEISSMAN Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA’s HiRISE plays role in Mars Curiosity mission team receives it in a lab on campus, and has an automated system to produce images, McEwen said. The benefit of HiRISE is the ability For years, the UA-led High Resoluto investigate Mars at high-resolution tion Imaging Science Experiment camera, known as HiRISE, has taken scales, according to Shane Byrne, an assistant professor in the UA departimages of Mars. Most recently, the ment of planetary sciences and a camera’s imaging led to the successful landing of the Mars rover, Curios- co-principal investigator of HiRISE. “We can build up three-dimenity, on Aug. 5. sional pictures of what the surface The HiRISE camera is placed is like and we can do it all in color,” aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and has played a critical role Byrne said. “The HiRISE camera is in the Mars Science Laboratory proj- really a revolutionary instrument and it’s definitely the most powerful camect, according to Alfred McEwen, a professor in the University of Arizona era that’s ever flown on a planetary Lunar and Planetary Laboratory and science mission before.” Before HiRISE, it was necessary principal investigator of the HiRISE to look at lower resolution data sets, project. which made trying to pick a landing A team of about 30 helps manage site more of a gamble, according to HiRISE, which monitors images as McEwen. HiRISE is the first camthey come in, as well as monitor the era that can measure meter-scaled engineering data for the camera, such as the temperature, according to objects, such as boulders, which can pose a problem for landing. McEwen. Along with securing a safe “The rover team also uses HiRISE landing for Curiosity on the floor of the planet’s Gale Crater, the team has to choose the path the rover can drive,” McEwen said. “They can see mapped the whole region in highhazards like sand dunes and decide quality imaging. They will also map ‘OK, we need to go around that.’” all the areas the rover might explore, One of the major challenges the in color, in order to secure safe routes team faced was predicting where for its travel. the Mars Science Laboratory, which The team works on uplink and downlink, which involves setting the carried the rover, would be in order to get a clear picture of the Curiosity camera parameters and putting this into an appropriate format to send to descending. There were constant the rover. As the data is returned, the updates on the prediction as well as BRITTNY MEJIA

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Photo courtesy of alfred mcewen PREPARATIONS ARE MADE TO the HiRISE camera before its launch aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in 2005. The UA team leading the HiRISE project has also collaborated extensively with the Curiosity rover mission, taking images of its landing on Aug. 5.

updates to the camera parameters, McEwen said. However, once Curiosity landed and the picture was obtained, this was only another accomplishment to add to the list of contributions to Mars’ exploration and to planetary exploration in general, McEwen said. “This department and laboratory

have been involved in ever major planetary mission since the beginning of NASA planetary exploration, going back to the first lunar exploration missions,” McEwen said. UA involvement with Mars missions is far from over, as the life expectancy of the camera is set for a while more, McEwen said, adding

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“We tried to do as much as we could during the summer. That was our plan,” said Jesse Gutierrez, the city’s construction manager for the streetcar project. “But we always understood that we were going to have to work around the school year.” Once construction on Mountain Avenue at Second Street is completed, construction on Park Avenue between University Boulevard and Second Street will begin. UA Parking and Transportation services and the construction company meet weekly and are still working out intersection closures on Park Avenue from Second Street to University Boulevard. “It’s a huge project that is quite literally, during construction, cutting the campus in half,” Heineking said. While streetcar work is done under Speedway Boulevard at the Warren Avenue underpass, only one lane at a time will be closed on Speedway Boulevard.

All necessary construction will be done underneath one lane at a time. Because Speedway Boulevard has a lot of traffic and cannot be fully closed, the Warren underpass construction will take about eight months. First Street, Second Street and Martin Avenue will be permanently two-way streets once the project is completed. “One-way streets are designed to get through an area as quickly as possible,” Heineking said. “We don’t want people driving through campus as quickly as possible. We want people to be able to get where they need to go safely.” Certain CatTran routes will be off schedule and will be detouring from construction, causing some stops to be missed. A permanent change to the orange route will include a stop at First Street and Vine Avenue rather than at the Education building on Second Street. The purple and green routes will not be making the Steward Observatory stop as they will be detouring around Cherry

Avenue on First Street. All stops on Seventh Street on the purple route have also been eliminated. The teal route will experience serious delays and will not be able to use the stop at the Speech and Hearing Sciences building building. Fourth Avenue stops will be closed for the U.S.A. route as well as the Speech and Hearing Sciences building stop, the stop on Jacobus Avenue at University Boulevard, the stop at Pei-Wei and the stop at the Center for Computing and Information Technology. The NightCat route will run its usual route until Sept. 20. All CatTran route changes will be updated on the PTS website. Gutierrez advises students to avoid construction areas whether they’re walking, biking or driving through campus. “For those who can’t detour around the construction area, be very cautious and careful and vigilant when they come through the area so that they can get through it safely and quickly,” he said.

more transit-friendly lifestyle to residents,” Kasper added. “Level’s location gives students the option to go car-less — something unheard of until now.” The Retreat, a housing community on Park Avenue and 22nd Street is currently under construction. Another housing option for students next fall will be the Junction, a smaller complex on Ninth Street and Third Avenue. Plaza Centro will have two studenthousing buildings in downtown by June 2013 as well. Capstone Development Partners and Jim Campbell, president of Oasis Tucson, have been working together to build a student-housing development called Cadence above 20 thousand square feet of retail east of the Rialto Theatre. An additional three stories of student housing will be built on top of the parking garage at Plaza Centro. “Basically you want the retail to make money. You want the student

housing to be full,” Campbell said. “And we want the city to be able to collect taxes.” The $33 million project will begin this week, Campbell added. Cadence will be open to students in time for the 2013-2014 school year with 456 beds and amenities such as a swimming pool and a theater. Capstone Development Partners and Campbell reached an agreement with the city allowing them to hold 190 parking spaces in the garage for Cadence residents. Cadence signed an affiliation contract with the university allowing the housing complex to use the UA for advertising purposes. While the UA didn’t invest any money into the downtown project, they will add the housing complex to their list of available housing for students, according to Campbell. “We will in essence be treated like we were an on-campus dorm,” Campbell said. “It’s more of a marketing agreement than anything else.”

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our college years are not the best four years of your life. You’re not going to peak at 21. Sorry to disappoint. (Really, would anyone actually want to go to college if it just meant watching everything slide downhill after graduation?) However, the next four or so years of your life can be really good years, if you go after them. A lot of people come to college with this idea in their heads that it’s going to play out like it does in books and movies. The weather will never change, the coffee shop is never too busy, class is never inconveniently timed, the cute boy or girl at the bar will make eye contact from across the room. Real life doesn’t work like that. For the most part, you will not just luck out. Good things will not just fall into your lap. More likely, it will rain when you least expect it to. You will wait in line for ages to get your coffee. Class will always seem like it’s at a bad time. And you’re going to have to walk up to the bar and talk to that guy or girl. You can’t spend all your time idling at the curb, waiting for life to happen. Sometimes you have to get in the car and drive. There’s a list titled “Some Rules for Students and Teachers,” popularized by American composer John Cage but originally written by artist and educator Sister Corita Kent and later adopted by the art department at Immaculate Heart College, her alma mater. The seventh rule reads: “The only rule is work. If you work it will lead to something. It’s the people who do all of the work all of the time who eventually catch on to things.” You have to do the work. It’s really easy to drift through college. Don’t. As a freshman, I wasn’t quite sure what I would do. And then I joined the Wildcat, and now, here I am, serving as editor-in-chief. Find something you love in college and invest in it. Commit to it. Be present always. There is no better time than now, during your college years, to take control of your life. To pursue the things you want and rid yourself of what you don’t. To challenge your own expectations and convictions. To further your personal growth. To make these next four years better and to better yourself. You can’t expect anyone else to draw you a map and hold your hand. You have resources, of course. You should pull everything you can out of your professors, your fellow students, everyone you meet. And the Arizona Daily Wildcat can also serve as a resource to help you travel that road. After all, you can’t do the work if you’re not informed. But the UA is your community, and this is your job. You have a responsibility to be informed, aware, involved. No one else will do it for you. You have to be kind. Be good. Be humble. Be grateful. Say thank you. Drive forward. Be better than you were four years ago. In four more years, be better than who you are now. Keep moving. — Kristina Bui is the editor-in-chief of the Arizona Daily Wildcat. She can be reached at or on Twitter via @kbui1.

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rint the news, sound the alarm, and raise hell” has been the Arizona Daily Wildcat’s motto for longer than it’s been called the Wildcat. In one form or another, student press has existed on campus since 1899, when the Sage Green and Silver debuted as a monthly journal. Since then, student media at the UA functioned under several names, as several different types of publications. It became the Arizona Daily Wildcat in 1915, renamed from Arizona Life to “so perfectly express the individuality of our campus and school,” according to an editorial published on Sept. 20, 1915. Media and the Wildcat has evolved in more than 100 years of existence. But regardless of its form — monthly journal, daily newspa-

per, website or mobile app — it’s always stuck to its motto: Print the news. Sound the alarm. Raise hell. Whether it was dealing with a student quarantine because of an outbreak of spinal meningitis, covering World War II’s impact on campus life, fighting attempts by the Associated Students of the University of Arizona to dictate Wildcat editorial policy or battling libel lawsuits, the Wildcat has always maintained its commitment to exercising freedom of speech. We’re the First Amendment in action. We hold the bad guys accountable. We recognize the good guys. We act as a voice for the UA community. But without you, the Wildcat reader, we wouldn’t have anyone to print the news for, no one to hear

the alarm or watch us raise hell. So consider this your space. This is your page, and you, the Wildcat reader, should exercise your voice. Write us letters. Send us guest columns. Email us or find us on Facebook and Twitter. Be old-fashioned and give us a phone call or come see our office. Just remember, we need you as much as we like to think you need us. — Editorials are determined by the Arizona Daily Wildcat’s editorial board and written by one of its members. They are Bethany Barnes, Kristina Bui, Jason Krell, K.C. Libman and Alex Williams. They can be reached at or on Twitter via @WildcatOpinions.


A declaration of independence Bethany Barnes Arizona Daily Wildcat


ometimes the Arizona Daily Wildcat prints stories people don’t like. Occasionally, this prompts people to ask, “How can the university allow this?” It’s pretty simple: The university doesn’t get a say. The Wildcat is an independent studentrun paper. That means that when people fuck up, we’re going to write about it and no one can stop us. It also means we can print the word “fuck” — we just try to stay away from it because swearing isn’t classy. We get some Student Services Fee money, but funding also comes from advertising and donations. We’re on campus, but we pay for our own facilities. We have an adviser, but he doesn’t have editorial control. Sometimes a disgruntled reader will call and want to talk to our adviser about why the Wildcat published something. He usually hands the phone right back to the

editor-in-chief. As managing editor, I will be serving as the Wildcat’s ombudsman, a liaison between the press and readers. This biweekly column is a way for the Wildcat to give context to what we do and why we do it. Student media should belong to the students. Here at the Wildcat, we’re pretty fortunate that’s the case. It allows us to be the watchdog that readers need us to be. The importance of a free student press has been in the news lately since the mass exodus of staff at the University of Georgia’s independent student paper, The Red & Black. There, editors and senior staff walked out after the editor-in-chief received a draft memo written by a member of the Red & Black’s Board of Directors describing changes in editorial control, which students felt reduced their say in newspaper decisions. The memo also said that

the paper should contain more “good” than “bad,” with bad being “content that catches people or organizations doing bad things.” Essentially, the draft memo suggested that content that holds people in power accountable to their actions is “bad” journalism. The students walked out because they felt the paper was no longer theirs. The reason the story of the walk-out took off on social media and is being covered by several news outlets is because student media matters. It was a bold move. I’d like to think that, here at the Wildcat, we’d do the same, because this is a student paper. It’s your paper, and that’s not a small thing. The Wildcat is going to hold people accountable — and readers should do the same to us. Think we aren’t covering something we should? Tell us. Hate how we did something? Tell us. Think the paper’s just too boring? Tell us that too. I promise we can handle it. — Bethany Barnes is the managing editor of the Arizona Daily Wildcat. She can be reached at or on Twitter via @betsbarnes.

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Police Beat KYLE MITTAN Arizona Daily Wildcat

12 inches too short

A University of Arizona Police Department officer responded at about 3 p.m. on Aug. 12 to an accident at the west end of Arizona Stadium. According to the report, an Arizona Athletics employee was driving a rented Enterprise box truck containing football equipment, which was being delivered to lockers on the northwest side of the stadium. The employee told the officer that he had entered the stadium without any problems, passing under a sign indicating 10 feet of clearance through a tunnel under the stands. On the way out, the truck passed through a different gate, which only had nine feet of clearance, and the top of the truck made contact with a walkway above the gate. A risk management officer assessed the damage and determined that there was no structural damage. The employee who had driven the truck told officers he had returned the truck to Enterprise, but he did have a photo on his phone of the “obvious” damage to the top of the vehicle. The officer took a photo of the phone displaying the image, then placed the photo into UAPD Property and Evidence. The employee agreed to try to obtain more information on the truck, and called officers two days later with make, model and license plate information. The officer contacted Enterprise and learned the truck had been taken to a repair shop. The Enterprise employee had no information on how much the repairs would cost.

UA vehicle unknowingly towed

A UAPD officer responded to a report of a stolen UA-registered vehicle from the Office of Arid Lands Studies at the intersection of East Sixth Street and Campbell Avenue at about noon on Aug. 13. When the officer arrived on the scene, he performed a records search for the vehicle and searched the immediate area, but found nothing. The officer called dispatch to confirm that the vehicle had been entered into the department’s system as stolen, and found that the vehicle had been towed by Frontier Towing after being reported to the Tucson Police Department as an unsecured vehicle located in a shopping center parking lot on South Sixth Avenue. The report indicated that the vehicle’s ignition had been damaged. The officer informed the employee assigned to the vehicle that it had been recovered, and advised the employee to contact risk management to assess the damage. Victim’s rights information was mailed to risk management. The employee who reported the incident signed an agreement to participate in any judicial proceedings regarding the vehicle.

Drive takes turn for the worst

A UAPD officer conducted a traffic stop at about 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 12 in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven just west of Campbell Avenue on Speedway Boulevard after he noticed a driver make a right-hand turn into the parking lot without using a turn signal. The driver, who was a non-UA affiliated man, said he had used his turn signal, but that he had been having electrical problems with it lately, and that the signal only worked intermittently. The officer asked the driver for identification, and learned upon performing a records check that the man’s license had been suspended in Pima County for failure to appear in court. The man told the officer he was ordered to appear because he had stopped paying for another citation after losing his job. The officer cited and released the driver, and the vehicle was towed and impounded by Tucson Wrecker. The vehicle will remain impounded for 30 days.

Police Beat is compiled from official University of Arizona Police Department reports. A complete list of UAPD activity can be found at

Campus Events

Wildcat Welcome 2012 Welcome to a new year at the University of Arizona! Whether you are a brand new student or this is your last year on campus, Wildcat Welcome is here to help you start the year off right! For 10 action-packed days the UA helps students get settled on campus, make new friends, find their way around, find resources to be successful, explore different groups and communities and learn what it means to be a Wildcat. Events you don’t want to miss include Wildcat Fiesta, UA Clicks and New Student Convocation. For a full listing of Wildcat Welcome events, times and dates, visit the website. August 15, 2012 to August 24, 2012. All Day - 12 a.m. Main Campus,

Fall Semester Classes Begin

First day of classes. August 20, 2012. Main Campus

Red Cross Blood Drive at the University of Arizona Medical Center. August 20, 8:30 a.m. - 8

p.m. Please donate blood. The summer drive is very important. All donors will receive free refreshments and will be entered into a raffle with a chance to win a $100 movie the-

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ater gift certificate or a $2,500 dream vacation.

is free. For more information, please call 520-837-8119

The selection of master prints on the Renaissance theme was chosen from the UAMA’s permanent collection by School of Art professor Pia Cuneo. Available during museum hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; closed Mondays and University holidays August 9, 2012 to December 16, 2012. Children, students with ID, active military with ID, UA staff, faculty and UAMA members are free. UA Museum of Art, Diane Hartman 520-621-7568

music, it’s time to light the lights, it’s time to meet the Muppets ... because August is Muppets Month here at The Loft Cinema! We’ve partnered with The Jim Henson Legacy and Brooklyn Academy of Music to present a very special series celebrating the best of Jim Henson and the Muppets! All throughout the month of August, you’ll see some of the greatest, most hilarious moments from the 50+ year history of The Muppets, rarely seen gems from the Sesame Street vaults, and even a collection of Henson’s experimental short films. We’ve also included the classic Henson feature films The Muppet Movie, The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth in the mix! August 02, 2012 - August 30, 2012. Address: 3233 E Speedway Blvd. Times vary; please call or see website. Admission: $8.00 general, individuals; $6.00 Loft members and children 12 & under. Phone: 520-795-7777.

UAMA Exhibition - ‘Master Impressions: Renaissance Prints’


Tucson’s Birthday Flag Raising Ceremony The flags that have

flown over Tucson (USA, Spain, Mexico, Confederate, Arizona, Tohono O’odham, Pascua Yaqui) are presented with canon fire at a living history ceremony at Presidio San Agustin del Tucson. 6:30 -8:30 p.m., with Tucson’s official troubadour to perform at 7:30 pm. August 20, 2012 at 133 W. Washington St. Admission

Muppets, Music & Magic at The Loft Cinema It’s time to play the


Mini Time-Machine: In the Goodie Old Summertime The

Mini Time-Machine Museum presents a daily summer gallery guide to the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Answer a riddle, and win an oldfashioned treat! Included with museum admission. Free for members. General Admission $9. Seniors (over 65) and Military $8. Youth ages 4-17 $6. July 27, 2012 - September 02, 2012. 4455 E. Camp Lowell Drive. Times: Tuesday - Saturday 9am4pm, Sunday 12pm-4pm. Closed Mondays. 520-881-0606

Tucson’s River of Words Youth Poetry and Art Traveling Exhibit Mondays-Fridays. Continues

through Aug. 30. An exhibit of children’s poetry and art expressing their understanding of watersheds continues through Thursday, Aug. 30; free. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call 615-7855, or email for more information. Pima County Juvenile Court, 2225 E. Ajo Way. South. 7402000 Mondays-Fridays. Continues through Aug. 30. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call 615-7855, or e-mail eeducation@ for more information.

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K.C. LIBMAN Arizona Daily Wildcat

Taylor Swift is becoming a grown-ass woman. After her hipster haircut and Schwarzenegger controversy, there’s little left to be said of the pop princess’ most recent transformation. The oncecountry darling is arguably the biggest pop star in the world at the moment — she commands Bieber-esque affection, is a demographic-crossing wunderkind and has mastered the border between pop and country in a fashion that Shania Twain only hinted at. When Taylor cuts her hair, we watch. When she’s gracing talk show stages, we listen. When she tweets pictures of her adorable cat, we follow her. Despite all of the focus on her, Swift has also remained a bit of an enigma, leaving a lot to the imagination in a time when Miley’s crotch shot didn’t. Whether Swift’s mystery is a carefully concocted marketing scheme or the product of a spotlight-raised child doing Hollywood right, we may not know until her legacy has taken on

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the aged pop star patina. Regardless, the girl’s in the midst of a blossoming. Last Monday, Swift premiered her first single from her upcoming album, Red, the follow-up to the incredibly popular (and for good

reason) Speak Now. The song, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” is the stuff of Swift’s previous work — high school notebook wordplay and an anthemic chorus that we can expect those same high schoolers to chant out of car

windows on summer nights. But there’s not a damn thing about it that’s country, and that might be a good thing. Yeah, I know: Taylor is writing about failed relationships with what seems to have been half of Hollywood. Take a listen to the song itself though, and we’re seeing the maturation of an artist that’s not attempting to pander to the same group of broken-hearted teens year after year. She’s not laying her bleeding heart on the table, she’s taking a forthright stance against being another romantic victim. Swift, however slow the transition might be, is changing with the same girls (and boys, come on now) that fell in love with her while falling out of love. Admittedly, I’m going to miss the country girl in Swift, and will always pine for that part of her. If she keeps a bit of her roots on Red, then good on her. If she goes the way of Carly Rae Jepsen, then let this be her “Call Me Maybe,” and let it ring gloriously from every sorority pre-game for the next year. And really, if you’re angry at the girl for changing, maybe you should be changing a little bit yourself.

Breaking the mold in Hollywood Fred Durst

GRANT HULL Arizona Daily Wildcat

Although being typecast is generally seen as an unattractive prospect for actors and actresses, it is often inevitable. The fact is, some actors are perfect for certain roles — so much so that seeing them in any other context would just be unfathomable. Could you imagine Jack McBrayer as an alcoholic child molester? Me neither. Being typecast is not just for actors though, as many musicians shape their careers by establishing an image or sound that fans and critics come to expect. A desire to be taken more seriously or to demonstrate versatility has led to some unexpected role choices or career decisions. The following are a few examples of some of Hollywood’s biggest departures:

Josh Peck

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In 2000, Limp Bizkit was just about the coolest band around. With a heavy sound and profanity-filled, childish and often incoherent lyrics, Limp Bizkit capitalized on the late-90’s obsession of unfortunate rap/metal combinations such as Kid Rock and Insane Clown Posse. Following the decline of Limp Bizkit’s popularity, Durst decided to take off his red New York Yankees hat and give directing films a shot. His most notable effort, 2008’s “The Longshots,” teamed him with the

very gangster, yet still family-friendly Ice Cube, but the film failed to garner positive acclaim among critics or moviegoers. In addition to directing, Durst has also appeared in two episodes of “House M.D.” and has plans to direct and produce a film called “Pawn Shop Chronicles,” featuring Paul Walker. Despite his involvement with film and television, it was confirmed in February 2012 that Limp Bizkit had reunited and signed with Lil Wayne’s Cash Money Records.


I’m sure most of you remember Josh Peck from the successful Nickelodeon sitcom “Drake and Josh,” where he played a nerdy, overweight, high-voiced teenager who was the constant butt of ridicule at the hands of his step-siblings. Earlier roles included other Nickelodeon projects “Snow Day” and “The Amanda Show,” where his characters were on par with the perpetually pathetic yet optimistic protagonist he portrayed in “Drake and Josh.” Peck dabbled in serious acting as early as 2004’s “Mean Creek,” in which he plays a socially awkward bully who is accidentally murdered by his victims as a result of a prank gone wrong. Despite critical acclaim, the film failed to reach a large audience and Peck’s performance was ultimately overlooked. Following the end of “Drake and Josh,” Peck made a serious attempt at a more adult role when he starred alongside Ben Kingsley and Method Man in 2008’s “The Wackness,” an independent film about a jaded high school graduate who spends the summer of 1994 selling marijuana throughout New York City and falling in love with his psychiatrist’s attractive stepdaughter. Peck once again played a socially awkward character, the sexual and drug-related content certainly cemented a change that saw Peck go from a chubby, Oprah-obsessed goofball to a chainsmoking loner with weird 18-year-old facial hair. In November we will see Peck in another serious role, in Dan Bradley’s remake of the 80’s war film “Red Dawn.” Regardless of how Peck executes the role, it is clear that comedy is on his back-burner as he attempts to progress from child star to bonafide adult actor.

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Mark & Donnie Wahlberg

Long before gracing several comedies and action flicks as the angry and violent leading man, Mark Wahlberg made a name for himself as Marky Mark, the shirtless, outspoken leader of The Funky Bunch, providing parent-approved raps about the importance of clean living and physical activity. Marky Mark got his foot in the door, thanks to his older brother Donnie, a member of the equally atrocious New Kids on the Block. Like Mark, Donnie followed his career in music with a transition to the big screen, scoring roles in “The Sixth Sense,” “Dreamcatcher”, and three of the “Saw” movies. Although his fame as an actor has never reached the level of his brother, Donnie has successfully moved on from his boy band past and kept himself fairly relevant.

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‘Adventure Time,’ cartoons for more than just children

Wisdom. and perks.

JASON KRELL Arizona Daily Wildcat

A lot of people would enjoy a feel-good show about a boy and his dog adventuring in a post-apocalyptic world that’s just shy of being something out of a full-blown acid trip. But would people still watch if the show was a cartoon? Probably not, because cartoons are for kids, right? Well, I say that Cartoon Network’s “Adventure Time” — the show alluded to a few lines ago — is the perfect example of why it’s perfectly fine to enjoy a cartoon when it has plenty for adults to enjoy. It’s the same reason plenty of college students love Disney and Pixar movies, or still enjoy the classic shows of their youth such as “Rugrats,” “Rocko’s Modern Life” and “The Angry Beavers.” The writers know their audience has to be composed of more than just kids and so there’s a whole layer of subtext underneath just for adults. To put it frankly, the subtext almost always involves a healthy portion of “this show is actually really dark,” and that’s a great thing. I mean, think about some of the real-life implications of “Adventure Time.” The main character, Finn, is a 14-year-old boy raised by a family of talking dogs and is the last known — and confirmed — human. He exposes himself to constant danger and spends most of his time protecting a kingdom of living candy from genuinely terrifying horrors. Anyone put into this situation in real life would probably have a massive mental breakdown. But getting to watch Finn live the life he does with such a lighthearted attitude is hilarious. He doesn’t realize that death is just around the corner half the time he’s adventuring. So when he jumps into a monster’s stomach to save a bunch of constantly partying bears from being digested and melted by lava, kids laugh because the whole notion is silly to them, but adults laugh because, holy hell, shit just got real. A cartoon needs more than just mind-breaking implications to be entertaining for adults, though. There have to be serious moments when the characters show real emotion, and “Adventure Time” is packed to the brim with these as well. Just recently, the show has been dealing with Finn’s new love interest, Flame Princess, and how hard it was for him to get over his first love, Princess Bubblegum. He hits the whole spectrum of emotions in one episode about the subject, and wraps

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it up in a comedic outer-layer. An even more heart-wrenching example is the hilariously ineffective Ice King. In one episode, viewers find out he was once a simple human antiquarian who happened to stumble across a cursed crown. He puts it on once to make his fiancee laughw, but instead blacks out and experiences horrifying visions. When he comes to, he learns something happened that drove his fiancee away forever. The connection is then made that the Ice King hunts princesses because he’s trying to fill the hole left in his heart by the absence of his princess — his former fiancee. So when a cartoon is demented and hits the heart at the same time, it’s OK to watch. You’ll laugh more while watching it than any terrible Adam Sandler movie, even though the latter uses “real people.” If you’re looking for a place to start, though, “Adventure Time” would be the best investment of your time. — Jason Krell is the copy chief of the Arizona Daily Wildcat. He can be reached at or on Twitter via @Jason_Krell.

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New ’Cats on the block RAIN CHECKED

Monsoon cuts post-convocation activities short, causes flooding

Ernie Somoza/Daily Wildcat INCOMING FRESHMEN GATHER for free food following the New Student Convocation in McKale Center. Ernie Somoza/Daily Wildcat WATER FLOODS INTO Cherry Avenue Parking Garage. The National Weather Service reported as much as 1.35 inches fell on areas of Tucson Sunday night. Did you weather the storm? More photos at

Campus leaders welcome largest freshman class in UA history amid heavy monsoon rains, flooding STEPHANIE CASANOVA Arizona Daily Wildcat

Almost 6,000 students of the largest freshman class ever to be admitted to the UA gathered in McKale Center on Sunday night for this year’s New Student Convocation. They were welcomed to Tucson and the UA with an unexpected, heavy monsoon storm interrupting the festivities. The storm’s heavy rain, thunder and lightning led to thousands of students running out of McKale Center unable to fully enjoy the free food and celebration after the convocation. The ceremony, which ended with attendees learning chants and cheers from the cheerleading and dance teams for the upcoming football games, was supposed to be followed by a celebration outside the north entrance of the center. Minutes later, the storm broke out, causing students to scatter from the event trying to figure out how to get to their dorms. During the event, President Ann Weaver Hart

welcomed students to the UA, explaining that she too was new to Tucson, like 40 percent of the incoming class. The students also learned that not having decided on a major was common as 23 percent of incoming freshman were undeclared. Wanda Howell, the UA’s chair of faculty and a professor of nutritional sciences, talked to attendees about the importance of getting to know their professors. She told the students the faculty is there to help and that there needs to be a strong relationship between the two. “We want to get you started on the rest of your lives. And that means getting to know each other,” Howell said. “That means going to class.” Howell said the relationship between students and faculty is a partnership that requires work on both sides. “Open office hours means open office hours,” she added. Melissa Vito, vice president of student affairs

Ernie Somoza/Daily Wildcat UA PRESIDENT Ann Weaver Hart welcomes incoming freshmen at McKale Center.

told students they were the largest freshman class in the UA’s history, a class of 7,400 students. She also shared some fun facts that make this class unique, such as their diversity, with more than 2,000 students representing every state in the U.S.

and 450 students representing 63 different countries. Katy Murray, president of the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, also stepped up to the podium and gave the students some advice, having been in their seats three years ago. “You’re about to have the most incredible four years of your life,” Murray said. Greg Byrne, the UA athletic director told attendees the story of John “Button” Salmon who, on his death bed, told coach Pop McKale to tell the team to “Bear Down.” He explained the rich history behind that phrase and asked students to be loud but classy at games. “I think this is great for University of Arizona pride,” said Daniel DeHollander, a graduate student studying higher education who volunteered for the event. “To get new students involved right away — I think that’s what first year students really need.”

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MLB Arizona 8, Houston 1

N.Y. Yankees 4, Boston 1

NFL Preseason Pittsburgh 26, Indianapolis 24

Arizona wideouts ready to break out CAMERON MOON Arizona Daily Wildcat

Led by former head coach Mike Stoops, Arizona was consistently among the best passing teams in the nation. With quarterback Nick Foles at the helm, the Wildcats had the third best passing offense in the nation last year. Foles, the UA’s all-time leading passer, was helped out by a variety of weapons at wide receiver in throwing for 4,334 yards in 2011, good for fifth best in the country. Juron Criner is Arizona’s all-time leader in touchdown receptions with 32. He had 11 last season. David Douglas and Gino Crump combined for 1,276 yards and six touchdowns. Now, all three, along with Foles, have graduated to the NFL, and Stoops is gone. The Wildcats have a new coach in Rich Rodriguez who is more famous for his run-first, spread-option offensive system and explosive running quarterbacks than anything else. Still, despite the switch to a more run-oriented system, fifth-year senior quarterback Matt Scott can rely on his deep and athletic collection of wideouts. “Matt’s been around,” senior receiver Dan Buckner said. “This isn’t his first year with the receiving corps. We’ve just been working hard through the summer running the same offensive things. We’re in the film room together, even when we don’t need to be, to make sure we’re on the same page.” Getting on the same page with Buckner, who started every game a season ago, will be crucial to the progression of an Arizona offense that will have as many as six or seven guys who might see playing time at both inside and outside receiver. “If a kid understands football, and I think sometimes an athlete that’s played multiple positions, he can come in with a broader picture with the whole scheme of things,” receivers coach Tony Dews said. “We all coach technique and fundamentals, but it’s fun to coach a guy that has some unique abilities.” Of the seven wideouts that could see significant playing time, Buckner, who caught 42 passes for 606 yards and two scores in 2011, and Terrence Miller are the leaders, a role brought on by the fact that they are the only two seniors in the receiving corps. “Dan can be a really good leader for us,” Dews said. “We all know he has a lot of physical ability, but where I like to see that he’s grown up is he’s maturing and being a leader because we know he’s a vocal guy. Terrence is a good leader in the group. I think the guys listen to him and he’s a big, physical guy that’s a presence.” Buckner and Miller’s size — both stand at 6-foot-4 — give Scott and Arizona’s offense a height advantage over smaller corners and weapons to use in the red zone. Buckner is considered more of a possession receiver rather than a speedster, but he thinks he has the ability to be more than that. “I consider myself a versatile receiver, a quick receiver,” Buckner said. “I think I can run a little bit, shock some people, but we have to make big plays on the outside. There’s going to be one-on-one coverage.” The size of Miller and Buckner on


osition review Wide receivers

ZACK ROSENBLATT Arizona Daily Wildcat

In the 13 days leading up to the Wildcats’ season opener against Toledo on Sept. 1, the Daily Wildcat will preview each position on Arizona’s roster, alternating between offense and defense. First up: Wide receivers

Projected starters: Dan Buckner (senior), Austin Hill (sophomore) Backups: Richard Morrison (junior), Terrence Miller (senior), Garic Wharton (sophomore), Tyler Slavin (sophomore), Johnny Jackson (freshman) Departures: Juron Criner (NFL Draft), David Douglas (NFL free agent), Gino Crump (NFL free agent), David Roberts (graduation) Returning stat leaders:

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RECEIVER RICHARD MORRISON, who has since switched to No. 8, celebrates a big play in a 2011 spring scrimmage. Morrison, who briefly switched to quarterback in the spring, is expected to play a key role at receiver this season thanks to his speed.

the outside may be a daunting task for opposing corners, but the inside speed of the versatile part-time quarterback and returner Richard Morrison, who caught 22 passes for 201 yards and two scores last season has caught the eyes of Rodriguez and Dews. “Richard is pretty important,” Rodriguez said. “We want him at wide receiver, all the way. We may try and give him a few reps at quarterback here and there because he’s explosive.” “He played quarterback, so he has some football savvy and smarts,” Dews added. “He gives us someone else who’s athletic.” Morrison tweaked a hamstring in the first days of fall practices, opening up playing time for less-heralded players Garic Wharton, Tyler Slavin and walk-on Johnny Jackson to showcase their talents in the new offense. “It’s a fast offense, so I would fit anywhere,” Slavin said. “They have me at outside right now, but I’m just switching positions, trying to see what fits best. Either way, as a receiver group, we’re going to do the best we can do.” Wharton and Slavin have impressed Dews with their athleticism and toughness in fall practices, which could mean an increase in playing time in an offense designed to feature multiple receiver sets. “If we’re going at the tempo and the pace we’re wanting to, I don’t think one wideout can play 80 snaps and play at the pace and with the toughness and aggressiveness that we want them to,” Dews said. Jackson, who joined the UA as a

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SOPHOMORE RECIEVER TYLER SLAVIN has a chance to get some playing time this season after a solid spring and fall camp.

DAN BUCKNER HAS THE talent to be Arizona’s best wideout this season after hauling in 42 passes for 606 yards in 2011.

walk-on last December, is a 5-foot10-inch freshman and adds another weapon to a receiving corps that boasts size, speed, toughness and athleticism, but has captivated coaches’ and players’ attentions. “Johnny’s going to play,” Rodriguez said. “He’s done enough that we certainly think if we can get a scholarship, if we have room for a scholarship, he’s the next in line.” There are questions about a team that only won four games a season

ago, with a new coach, new offensive and defensive systems and a new starting quarterback. But, if anything, Arizona has the talent at wide receiver to be OK. Between Buckner and Miller, Wharton and Slavin, Austin Hill and Jackson, Matt Scott will be just fine. “I know coach Rod wants everyone to make plays,” Miller said. “We’re called playmakers for a reason, so if your number is called, you have to make a play.”

Buckner — 42 receptions, 606 yards, two touchdowns; Morrison — 22 receptions, 201 yards, two TDs; Hill — 21 receptions, 311 yards, two touchdowns; Miller — 11 receptions, 136 yards On the surface, losing the combined production of Juron Criner, David Douglas, Gino Crump and David Roberts might seem like a justifiable cause for concern. While Arizona is certainly a flawed team, the wide receiver position is actually one of the team’s biggest strengths. In terms of depth and how all the pieces fit together, the receivers might be the most talented position group on the entire roster outside of the running backs. Former University of Texas transfer Dan Buckner has protypical size, and if he can put it all together this year and even lead the UA in receiving, he will probably hear his name called at the NFL Draft in April. He and Terrence Miller, both seniors, are 6-foot-4 and big red zone targets that quarterback Matt Scott will surely rely on when Arizona gets inside the 20-yard line. Austin Hill surprised a lot of people as a freshman in 2011, particularly filling in for Criner against Oklahoma State where he hauled eight catches and 128 yards. Richard Morrison and Garic Wharton have blazing speed which, assuming Morrison stays healthy, will complement the possession-type receivers that Miller, Buckner and Tyler Slavin can be. Also, head coach Rich Rodriguez has been talking up walk-on redshirt freshman Johnny Jackson throughout spring and fall camp, and the 5-foot-10 speedster has a good shot of earning a scholarship and getting a few balls thrown his way.

UA’s Barrett, Moline flourish at Olympics Grade: B+ LUKE DAVIS Arizona Daily Wildcat

Barrett shines in London, wins silver

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Moline sets personal best

Georgeanne Moline may not have won a medal in London, but that doesn’t detract from what was a personal-best performance for Brigetta Barrett’s jubilant the UA senior. personality was on full display in Moline placed fifth in the London, as Barrett’s wide smile women’s 400-meter hurdles with lit up the television screen upon a personal-best time of 53.92 becoming a silver-medal winning seconds. athlete. Moline competed against the “I know that God has brought likes of Lashinda Demus from the me so far and I know here I started,” Barrett said in a press release. U.S., Kaliese Spencer of Jamaica, and Natalya Antyukh of Russia. “So to be able to stand here and Moline won her heat in the first look back on the journey, that is round with a personal-best time what it really means for me.” of 54.31 seconds. That time also Barrett, a senior, had a pretty beat the UA school record of 54.33, good year for the Wildcats before which Moline set July 1 in Eugene, the Olympics in winning her second straight Pac-12 Championship Ore. Arizona head coach Fred Harvey and NCAA outdoor championship was impressed after Moline’s first in the high jump. She was able semi-final race. “She is getting it to carry that momentum into the Games, as she had a personal-best done in a big way,” Harvey said in a press release. “She is running jump of 6 feet, 8 inches, besting like she belongs in this big arena, her previous high, recorded at the July Olympic trials in Eugene, Ore., which is really exciting to see.” Moline continued to shine in by an inch. London as she ran another strong With the silver medal, Barrett race in the semi-finals with a time became the first Wildcat to earn a medal in track and field since 1992, of 54.74, which placed her seventh and the first ever to win a medal in overall and secured her the spot in the finals. the high jump.

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Georganne Moline of the USA clears a hurdle during the third semifinal for the women’s 400m hurdles at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 6. Moline finished second in the semi, and qualified for the final. Right: USA’s Brigetta Barrett celebrates her second-place finish in the women’s High Jump at the Olympics on Aug. 11.




Pac-12 Network set to heighten exposure of Arizona athletics conference network, which is run by ESPN. The league will also launch a digital network Throughout the Pac-12 that will be accessible to fans Conference, especially in via the web, mobile devices, football programs, changes have been rampant. Both on a televisions with Internet personnel level (there are four connections and gaming new head football coaches in consoles. The website, which the conference) and in terms switched from of facilities (as both Arizona to to make it and ASU work on stadium easier for fans to find it, went upgrades). live simultaneously with the But the change with the television network, while most impact might be the installation of a Pac-12 televi- mobile access is expected to sion network, which launched be up and running “about 90 days after launch,” said Pac-12 Wednesday. Enterprises Director Gary The entire country will be Stevenson. able to see Pac-12 sporting “The idea is Pac-12 content, events on a regular basis with the birth of the network, anywhere, anytime, by any device,” conference commissomething the Southeastern sioner Larry Scott said at PacConference has already ac12 Media Day in July. “This is complished with their own CAMERON MOON Arizona Daily Wildcat

going to be a major innovation and a new and exciting development in the world of college sports — the first conference to completely own and control its own network.” In the Tucson area, the national and Arizona-specific Pac-12 Networks are available, thus far, for customers of Cox and Comcast. Outside of Tucson, Western Broadband and Orbitel Communications will carry the network. “We’d like to have every distributor out there; and that’s our goal,“ Stevenson said in a conference call. “We’ve had very good conversations with the other distributors in trying to find a business deal that works for them and us.” The network will have a daily show covering the

conference and pre-game and post-game shows from the studio which will feature Glenn Parker, a former defensive lineman at the UA. The Wildcats will appear on the network twice during the upcoming football season, when they play against Oklahoma State at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 8 and in the Sept. 15 contest against South Carolina State at 7:30 p.m. The elevation in exposure gives fans more access to their teams, while also aiding coaches in recruiting by providing a guarantee of national television coverage. “This is a very good contract for the Pac-12 and how it benefits the University of Arizona,” athletic director Greg Byrne said. “We have a stage that we need to try and

take advantage of and highlight what our strengths are.” The network will also spotlight smaller sports like volleyball, whose number of television appearances jumped from 15 to 80 thanks to network coverage. Approximately 350 of a total 850 events televised by the network will be live, including every football and men’s basketball game. In the past, the start times of West Coast games were shown too late in different regions of the country, but Stevenson sees the network as an opportunity to eliminate that and showcase what the conference has to offer at a national level. “You’re not going to see crazy, 9 p.m. starting times,” Stevenson said.

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Seth Mejias-Brean talks College World Series, MLB debut Q A


How does the league play compare between the two? It’s a lot different. I think the big change from college ball to the minor leagues is that you’re playing every day. You have to be playing in games every day [versus] in college you have weekend series or five days a week. This is every day and you’re at the field for multiple hours. I think that’s the big thing for me — trying to transition from going to every day from [just] weekends.

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Seth Mejias-Brean was the starting third baseman on the National Champion Arizona baseball team. He was named a Third Team Louisville Slugger All-American and made the All-Pac 12 team, only to be drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 8th round. It’s been a good summer for him, to say the least. Now, Mejias-Brean plays for the Class A Billings Mustangs in the rookie Pioneer League. Through 35 games he had a .355 batting average, good enough for fourth-best in the league. Even more impressively, Mejias-Brean went on a 22-game hitting streak, the longest streak in the Pioneer League this season, and the Mustangs currently sit in first in their division. The Daily Wildcat caught up with Mejias-Brean to discuss the College World Series and his early success in the minors. DW: Is there any way you could have had a better few months of baseball? Seth Mejias-Brean: Definitely not. Winning the National Championship is probably one of the best things that’s happened in my baseball career. And

How were you able to have success so quickly in the minors? To be honest with you, I’ve just tried to keep my head ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT FILE PHOTO level and not try to do too much. I don’t worry about SHORTLY AFTER WINNING THE College World Series with the UA, Seth Mejias-Brean was drafted by the St. Louis how my hits came, but just Cardinals. worry about having good I think it hit me right when then coming [to the Patriot Now that you’re almost two at-bats and putting good I got [to Montana] with League] and actually have months removed from it, how swings on the ball. everyone congratulating me. a little bit of success right does it feel to be the National But now it’s kind of in the when I get out here, which Champion? What was the celebration back of my mind. is great for [my career]. So It feels great still. When like after the National Champiprobably not, it’s been a I got [to Billings, Mont.,] in onship, especially since you’re What was it like having great couple of months. the beginning, people would an older player on the team? congratulate me. ‘Oh, you’re such a quick turnaround from Did you go out to celebrate? the College World Series to the Did you think the champion- from Arizona? CongratulaWe pretty much just stayed minors? ship run was a possibility at tions, congratulations!’ So in and celebrated with the It was kind of a shock. Just the start of regionals? just winning that, it folteam to make sure we were getting over here and getting Definitely. I believed lows you wherever you go. all together. That was probmyself situated with this minor it was possible from the You’re always going to be a ably one of the best celebraleague. And [then] just to try beginning. I didn’t know we National Champion. tions I’ll ever had in my life, and transition from college were going to go undefeated, with all those college guys … ball to Major League Baseball. but I knew there was a posWhen did that feeling of realIt was just a great time. sibility we were going to win ity set in that you actually won? It really was a great experience. it all.

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Kaufman, Gondosch in line to replace Ashley Jett IMAN HAMDAN Arizona Daily Wildcat

Although the Arizona soccer team struggled last season, winning one out of 19 games, goalkeeper Ashley Jett still had a solid season, all things considered. Last season, Jett was a team leader in the net, but now the Wildcats will have to adjust to life without her. Head coach Lisa Oyen is putting her faith in newcomer Gabby Kaufman, a junior transfer from Texas Tech, and freshman Alison Gondosch to fill the void left by Jett. “We have two really good options,” Oyen said. “Alison is coming in with some experience and then Gabby is coming in with a little more experience from playing in college, but more importantly playing with our team for the spring semester.” In her two years at Texas Tech, Kaufman played in

PHOTO COURTESY OF PAC12 FORMER GOALKEEPER ASHLEY JETT played a key role in the Arizona soccer team last season, but the Wildcats will have to adjust to playing without her. Newcomers Gabby Kaufman and Alison Gondosch are expected to fill the void.

four games and made three starts, recording a total of 11 saves and allowing three goals. “I feel like here [at Arizona] I have more of a leadership role,” Kaufman said. “I feel like the girls respect

me and I respect them. I finally found my confidence in my voice while playing on the field with them. They also responded in a positive way.” Meanwhile, Gondosch comes from a decorated club

he said. The stadium is still undergoing major construction throughout the FROM PAGE 1 year and some of the entrances to done that. So from an infrastructure the stadium won’t be accessible, standpoint, we probably had not so showing up before kickoff isn’t been as efficient or as near as up-to- recommended. date as everyone we were competing “[Fans] will still safely be able to against.” get in and out of the stadium, but we New additions include a full conneed people to arrive as early as poscourse area connecting the east and sible,” Byrne said. west sides, chairback seats all across He added that the gates open an the lower bowl, and new club area for hour-and-a-half before kickoff, and seating. that they’ll provide entertainment on But Byrne said the most important the video board. element of the project is to help the Outside of the seating aspect, experience of the student athletes. the facility will allow the football While the lower bowl of the program to finally move out of stadium is already finished and the McKale and relocate into a football project is still on schedule, the facility headquarters complete with new is about 30 percent complete. During locker rooms, weight rooms, meeting the season, the new seats won’t even rooms, coaches offices and a full be in place and there will be a tarp cafeteria that will be available to the over the section, Byrne said. general public. “But [fans] will see as the season “The impact on our student athprogresses the building connected to letes has to be the top priority,” Byrne the seating areas will continue to go said, “but we’re also very glad that north and it’ll be exciting to watch,” during that time we can positively


and an experienced high school background in soccer. The Ontario native played for the Brampton United Bullets. Gondosch was part of the U-14 National Championships Gold Medal Team in 2008, served as co-captain

impact our fans.” The building isn’t only designed to help the players currently on campus — it’s also meant to bring more talent to the university, both in terms of student athletes and coaches. Byrne said he brought up the project within the first 10 minutes of his recruiting pitch to the new football head coach Rich Rodriguez. And Rodriguez is following suit, as he said the expansion is often one of his first talking points when talking to recruits. “[The expansion shows] that ‘hey, we are serious about our program and we’re reinvesting in football and we’re building for the future,’” Rodriguez said. “And that part has got me as excited as anything.” The next step will be to address the east and west sides of 85-yearold Arizona Stadium and improve the fans’ amenities — specifically the bathrooms, concourse areas and entrances and exits, Byrne said. But he cautioned that, from an expense standpoint, the university

from 2009-2011 and was part of the team that won gold in High School Regionals at Rockway Collegiate in 2009. “It is really nice to have leaders out of the back,” senior defender Alex Smith said. “They are very vocal which I really like, and with me being in the back line it makes our job a lot easier.” Even though Jett is out of the picture, she has high hopes for the new recruits and her former teammates and plans to support them in any way she can. “I know that they have put in a ton of work throughout the spring,” Jett said. “I know they have stayed really cohesive as a group. Especially, coming off the season we had last year, which was a huge disappointment for everyone, I would imagine that it would fuel them even more to work harder and make the season different than the outcome we had last year.”

is already spending a little more than $72 million on single part of the stadium. “So to address the rest of [the stadium], it will be very expensive for us in what we need to do,” he added. “But we have to find the resources and the plans to do that because it’s a [85] year old facility.” The expenses for the LowellStevens Football Facility initially came from donors, including the two families it’s named after, J. David and Edith Lowell and Jeff and Sharon Stevens. Together, they donated a combined $23 million to the project, which added to the approximately $35 million in donations and pledges Arizona received. But the rest of the funding will come through a debt service plan which will target the increased revenue from the added club seating. Some of the money from the new Pac 12 Network could also be used as a fall back.


UA defensive back excited for facility Count junior safety Marquis Flowers as a proponent of the new facility, even if he will only be around for its inaugural season. “I think it’s a huge step,” Flowers said. “It shows this town really cares about football, this school really cares about football. Now it’s on us to win football games. We have all the stuff we need and [we’re] getting stuff we need, which is pulling in recruits. It’s looking good for us right now.” Even though Flowers will only have his senior season to experience the facility, he is still excited to come back and see it after he graduates. And once it’s complete, Flowers is going to take full advantage of the new building. “If it’s that nice, like I know it’s going to be, I’ll be back [after graduation],” Flowers said. “Coach Rich can’t get rid of me that fast.”



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Q If a guy has type 1 herpes on his mouth

and goes down on a girl, can she contract herpes on her vagina?

A. Yes. Anytime a herpes sore comes in contact with skin, the virus can be transmitted. Even if sores are not visible on someone who has the herpes virus, there is still a risk of transmission to the other partner(s). There are two types of herpes: HSV-1 and HSV-2. As many as 90% of U.S. adults carry oral herpes (HSV-1), commonly known as cold sores. Why is this percentage so high? A simple kiss on the mouth from an aunt, uncle, or parent when you were younger could have transmitted the virus. HSV-2 is the most common cause for genital herpes. About 16% of the U.S. population has genital herpes. Symptoms of both HSV-1 and HSV-2 are very similar. When there is an outbreak, one or more blisters may appear on the anus, mouth, or genitals. When the blister(s) start to scab, they leave sores that can be very tender. It can take from 2-4 weeks from the time of initial outbreak

for them to heal. Because herpes is a virus, it stays in your system for life, but the outbreaks will usually lessen over time. Prescription medications are available that can treat and help control outbreaks. Remember, just because you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t see sores present, there is still the risk of transmitting herpes. Lower your risk by knowing you and your partnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s herpes status and by using barrier methods, such as condoms or latex dams. You can buy 100 condoms for only $14.99 and flavored latex dams for $1 each at the Campus Health Pharmacy. Testing is available for HSV and other sexually transmitted infections at the Campus Health Service laboratory. To make an appointment call (520) 626-9202.


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