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Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Young Communists labor to begin own UA chapter

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Anticapitalist students work to cure society's ills

The Young Communist League tried to "rally their troops" yesterday on the UA Mall in an attempt to organize a chapter at the UA, members said.

The YCL teamed up with the Communist Party USA at the Associated Students of the University of Arizona Progressive Fair on the Mall to talk to students and faculty about communism and trying to "make a better future," said Joe Bernick, organizational secretary of the Communist Party USA for Arizona. [Read article]

· Pima residents upset over dismissal of RAs
· Likins proposes $200 hike in tuition
· ASA tuition proposal eases grad burden
· Students: UA should manage funds better
· UA's $60M debt 'black hole' concerns faculty
· FastFacts
· Correction

Wildcats hopeful for rebound

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Team trying to put Carolina drubbing in past

At yesterday's press conference, it was apparent that all members of the Arizona men's basketball team were just trying to forget about the loss in North Carolina as best as they could.

Junior center Kirk Walters talked about their still-legitimate shot at winning the Pacific 10 Conference crown. Junior point guard Mustafa Shakur spoke openly about how nobody on this team is worrying about the NCAA tournament, and head coach Lute Olson even had sheets printed up with his record against Atlantic Coast Conference teams during his tenure in Tucson. [Read article]

· Men take early lead in Tucson tourney
· Casey at the Pen: Football translates easily to Hollywood
· Junior Liaw stays humble despite success
· Tritons torpedo Arizona ruggers
· Olson puts the kibosh on 3-pointers

Canada's conservative revolution

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In the past week, two very important elections took place in the world. One was in the Middle East, where Hamas was elected to a majority in the Palestinian territories. The other was much less visible, but equally - if not more - important to the U.S.

Canada, our frigid northern neighbor, recently re-elected its 308-member Parliament, which in turn selects a new prime minister. Because of the nature of the selection process, Canadians generally vote according to party affiliation, since the plurality party determines the prime minister. [Read article]

· ASUA funding prone to errors
· Mailbag

Latest Issue: January 26, 2006

 

Long-hailed opening act finally gets to perform last Limbeck is one of those mysterious opening bands; the kind that you didn't come to see, but leaves you with the impression you have experienced something awesome. In other words, Limbeck is the Steve Buscemi of the alternative music world. [Read article]

Tucson and campus calendar
The only reason to come to school on Thursdays
Theatre festival welcomes audience criticism
Woody is on point with 'Match Point'
'New World,' same old story
Mute Math makes merry
Susan's Musings: Freshman 15? Try senior 45
Opera competition like 'Idol' with real talent
The Flaming Lips
Scientists find cure for dancing withdrawal
The Elected 'Sun, Sun, Sun'
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Latest Issue: December 6, 2005

 

 

Fire twirling, sword swallowing on club's weekly agenda

There's a little pyromaniac in all of us. Blame our caveman instincts, but our fascination with this force of nature - both destructive and life-sustaining - starts with childhood, where experiments with a Zippo lighter and your mother's industrial-sized can of hairspray gives you hours of fun and, if you're lucky, a brand-new set of eyebrows. [Read article]

 

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