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Proposed changes in policy could limit smokers' options

UA smokers may be losing ground - 25 feet, to be exact - around university buildings, air intakes and in university vehicles. Arizona already has a policy that bans smoking in all state-owned buildings - which includes universities - and a proposed change in the University of Arizona's smoking policy would also prohibit smoking within 25 feet of UA building entrances. "It's an issue of tobacco smoke filtering through the buildings," said Melissa McGee, health educator for the Campus Health Service. "There was no location that would not be impacted." McGee said most of the ventilation systems on campus are old and therefore cannot filter out the smoke.    [More]
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UA students march against rape, domestic abuse
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About 75 UA students last night helped fight against rape and domestic abuse with the third annual Take Back the Night march. Men and women chanted, "people unite, take back the night," and "open your window, open your door, help us win this social war," as they walked along the western outskirts of campus.    [More]

Cardinal Sins
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This weekend, the Arizona baseball team heads to Palo Alto, Calif., for a three-game series against Stanford, which is ranked first in the country by Baseball America. The timing couldn't have been worse for the Wildcats - Arizona has lost seven of its last 10 games and is reeling after being stunned by Grand Canyon University, a Division II school.    [More]

ASUA doing all it can to boost child care
[news] When all is said and said, ASUA really has only two roles - lobbying group for the UA students and shepherd for club funding. The group has some pretty deep pockets and close proximity to the administration, but the teeth just really aren't there. Yesterday, however, Associated Students Senators and President Cisco Aguilar pooled the organization's resources in a symbolic move toward helping a needy cause.    [More]

John Cusack's
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Romantic comedies have a exceedingly simple formula: put two people together who are seemingly made for each other and present an obstacle between them until, finally, they reunite. "High Fidelity," a new romantic comedy starring John Cusack, utilizes this formula but manages a distinctly different feel than most films in the genre.    [More]

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'A country like the United States, which has such a poor human rights record, has no right to judge other countries‚ human rights situation.'

-Chinese Ambassador Qiao Zonghuai responding to Madeleine Albright‚s urge of the United Nations human rights body to confront China.

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