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Tuesday, April 27, 2004
Disability center celebrates opening

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New facility expected to become ╬gold standard' for other centers in U.S.

The Disability Resource Center in the Highland Commons building celebrated its grand opening yesterday, and officials at the ceremony said they hope the new center will improve the quality of academic life for UA students with disabilities.

President Peter Likins, speaking at the event that drew about 100 people, said this center will help disabled students overcome obstacles by offering resources that they cannot get elsewhere on campus. [Read article]

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If any instrument has been maligned within Western music, it is the steel pan. Most American music fans are introduced to the instrument via the laid-back sounds of Jimmy Buffet. That's usually where the relationship stops. But the UA Steel Band is trying to take the pans out of "Margaritaville" and back into the concert hall where they belong. [Read article]


There are several conspiracies about who runs Hollywood. Some people think it's the liberals. Others think it's the conservative right wing. I have come to the conclusion Hollywood is run by neither. That kid in your high school who collected comic books runs it. [Read article]


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Jazz studies junior hopes to make it big in New York City

Most students make a distinction between their college experience and the "real world," worrying about what good their degree will do them once they graduate. But jazz vocalist Katherine Byrnes has been living in between her world as a serious music student and that of a professional jazz singer.

Finding that pursuing her music degree in a straightforward, academic way was unappealing, Byrnes prepared to drop out of school at the UA.

"I don't need the degree I'm getting ," Byrnes said in defense of her decision to leave school, "because the only thing I can do with my degree is perform and I can perform without it." [Read article]


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