UA program makes technical fields more accessible to disabled students
Ali Mehrabian and John Olson noticed something unusual about their classmates two years ago. "We wondered, 'why aren't there more students with disabilities in engineering'. We were the only ones we knew of," said Mehrabian, a civil engineering and engineering mechanics graduate student at the University of Arizona. The two students joined mathematics professor David Lovelock and decided to form a program that encourages disabled students to become engineers, mathematicians and scientists.






UA softball team rolls into Bay Area
The UA softball team will try to use its wins in Oregon last weekend as fuel to fire itself up for a trip to the Bay Area to face California and Stanford tomorrow and Sunday. "We've had a fun week of good practice," sophomore first baseman Erika Hanson said. "I'm looking forward to the weekend. We ended well this past weekend, and I really think we're on a roll."






lost causes
I am for Students Against Sweatshops. It is a noble cause, one that seeks to end injustice and cruelty, and force unbiased examination of corporate actions here and abroad. So imagine my horror, repugnance, and disgust reading about their actions this week. It usually takes several years for a cause to be warped into hideous self-mockery, but I give those sit-in protesters my warmest regards for being so damned quick.



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