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Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Students experience prejudice, hatred in Tunnel of Oppression

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Students got a taste of what it feels like to be victims of hate and discrimination yesterday on the opening night of the UA's 17th annual Tunnel of Oppression.

The walking, multi-media tour guided students through the basement of the Kaibab-Huachuca Residence Hall, 922 E. Fourth St., and through rooms featuring themed skits demonstrating discrimination relating to class, race, physical challenges, relationship violence and body image.

"This is a campus of mostly white, middle-upper class students," said assistant director of multicultural education and advocacy for Residence Life and project adviser Brian Shimamoto. "We hope the tunnel helps them to realize that not everyone experiences the way you do." [Read article]

· ASUA plan addresses classroom shortage
· Deans want more fees, direct funding
· Students continue to appeal tuition suit
· Africana Studies welcomes new professor
· Students wear ashes, shun chocolate for Lent
· Employers seek students at UA-produced Career Expo, Showcase
· Fast facts

Baseball: Brown HR delivers UA win

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With the No. 10 Arizona baseball team down to its final out and its best base runner gunned out at second base on a questionable call, things looked bleak for the Wildcats.

Somebody forgot to tell Jordan Brown Arizona (7-0) was supposed to lose this heartbreaker.

Instead Brown, a junior first baseman, broke the hearts of No. 11 ASU (6-5) when he lined a two-run homerun on a fastball over the right field fence to send the Wildcats to a dramatic 7-6 victory over its in-state rivals in 14 innings last night at Sancet Stadium. [Read article]

· Softball: Hollowell Pac-10 pitcher of week
· Men's Hoops: Sweep pushes Wildcats into AP top 10
· Icecats: The last skate: Six seniors say goodbye
· Women's Hoops: Jones tames Trojans, tendonitis on route to award

United States swimming in a culture of torture
photo There's nothing like staring at an inflatable bondage chair at the Continental Adult Shop over the lunch hour on Valentine's Day to make you positively optimistic about torture. On the front of the box, a pert and giggling school girl is tied to what looks like a giant black marshmallow with loose-fitting electrical tape. Compared to the news these days, it was almost chaste.

If only public perceptions of torture had stayed in the realm of windowless sex retailers or Hollywood epics like "Braveheart." [Read article]

· Mailbag

Latest Issue: February 15, 2005


 

Metal, ink and flesh: the painful pleasure of tattoos and piercings.

No living human is a stranger to pain. But why do humans choose to endure pain in exchange for something as aesthetic as a tattoo or piercing?

When asked why she got so many piercings, aerospace engineering junior Brittany Neverman gave the most honest answer.

"I don't know," she said. "I think I'm addicted to piercing. It's kind of a rush." [Read article]

Body art tips: safety first, second, always

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