UA Sierra Vista campus gets $8 million from state
The UA's Sierra Vista branch received a boost yesterday when a state panel approved an allocation of more than $8 million for a new academic and technology building on the campus. The 53,000 square-foot facility will be built with 150 state-of-the-art computer stations as well as student classrooms, said Randy Groth, dean of the branch campus. Groth added that the Sierra Vista public school system and Cochise Community College will also use the new building

Payback time
In the past, visits to McKale Center by the Oregon State men's basketball team were greeted with mild excitement at best. Instead of wondering whether the Wildcats would win, fans could speculate how many minutes ultra-reserves Josh Pastner and Jason Stewart were going to play once the starters racked up a 35 point lead with over 10 minutes left in the game.

Debunking the diversity myth
First, a disclaimer. Many people are going to be offended by this article. Especially in a university community, where multiculturalism is something of an unquestioned sacred cow and many believe it should continue to remain so.

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