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Record hike on the way

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Financial aid drives regents' decision to increase tuition

When Oscar Angulo entered UA four years ago, he knew he was going to have to make sacrifices in order to graduate.

With his dad in Mexico and his mom supporting two other sons in Tucson, the applied political economy senior could not rely on his family financially, but still he sacrificed a full-time job to be a full-time student.

The lack of financial support from his family qualified Angulo as one of UA's 5,400 Pell Grant recipients, eligible for a $4,700 grant, the largest grant UA gives to students, according to John Nametz, director of financial aid.

While the $4,700 covers more than just tuition, it barely constitutes one-third of the $13,000 it costs for an in-state student to attend UA.

But students like Angulo may receive larger grants from the university as a result of the largest proposed tuition increase in UA history. [Read article]

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A bachelor no more

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Wedding bells on horizon for Olson and Pennsylvania businesswoman

Don't worry: Lute Olson's new fiancÄ is not going to take him away from Tucson anytime soon.

Olson silenced rumors yesterday that this will be his last year of coaching after news spread that he is getting married April 12 to Christine Toretti. [Read article]

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· Stomp [03.03.03]
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