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Campaign Arizona goal to be announced today

Activities start this morning with "fireside chat," black-tie gala tonight

Officials with the UA's Campaign Arizona will announce their five-year fundraising goal at noon today.

After three years of planning and name changes, the UA's largest-ever private fundraising campaign will have a goal to reach that is expected to be hundreds of millions of dollars.

"Once you set a goal, you've got to make it," University of Arizona President Peter Likins said.

At 8:30 a.m. today, Likins will have a "fireside chat" with UA students to explain what Campaign Arizona is and what it may achieve, said Dana Weir, UA Foundation spokeswoman.

"It's for students that aren't quite as familiar (with Campai gn Arizona) as the rest of us," Weir said.

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Sex class broadens students' horizons

ASUA-funded workshop teaches students methods

While some of UA's largest benefactors checked into hotels and prepared for Campaign Arizona's launch, some students were on campus working on a different type of project.

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Saragosa leading with fiery attitude

UA travels to Pacific Northwest to face UO, OSU

Prior to last Friday's record breaking match against Stanford, there was one Wildcat sitting alone on the bench focusing, while the rest of her team was all smiles on the court warming up - sophomore middle blocker Stefani Saragosa.

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Issues in sexual harassment must be considered

Sexual harassment is an issue that no one should be taking lightly. The Faculty Senate is currently considering changing the university's sexual harassment policy to further protect the accusers; however, complexity intrudes on every angle of this issue, and the worst thing we can do is charge blindly ahead.

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Maturation helps band's success, Tonic bassist says

Rock group to play in Tucson tomorrow night

When New Jersey native Dan Lavery graduated from the Rutgers University School of Engineering in 1990, he was not sure where his degree would take him.

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Quotable: Friday October 6, 2000

"If the world community will just stand for freedom, stand for democracy, stand for the will of the people, I think that will prevail."

President Bill Clinton on the crisis in Yugoslavia


Today in history: Friday October 6, 2000

In 1683, encouraged by William Pennís offer of 5,000 acres of land in the colony of Pennsylvania and the freedom to practice their religion, the first Mennonites arrive in America aboard the Concord.

In 1961, U.S. president John F. Kennedy, speaking on civil defense, advises families to build or buy a bomb shelter to protect them from atomic fallout in the event of a nuclear exchange with the Soviet Union.