Student alleges UAPD racial attack
A Nigerian UA graduate student yesterday said he will seek $1 million in damages after an alleged racially-motivated incident in January involving four university police officers. Nurdeen Lawal, an electrical and computer engineering teaching assistant, filed a complaint alleging he was "treated in a physically rough manner" by University of Arizona police officers.

Sunday Hopefuls
The 1999 NFL Draft takes place Saturday and Sunday in New York. Many UA students will be watching to see who their favorite team picks, but none will have more interest than the following UA football players.

Erosion of the rights of Everyman
The face of civil liberties for average, moderately law-abiding folks has changed so that we can hardly recognize them. Fifteen years ago, my contemporaries and myself would have never dreamt we would urinate into Dixie cups to get a job. We could always count on the "wingspan rule" for search and seizure making the area around our extended arms off limits for search. Now you can be detained 17 hours or more in a traffic stop and once-inadmissible evidence is acceptable.

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Today: Sunny. Breezy in the morning in valleys east of Tucson. Highs in the lower 80s. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 mph. Tonight, clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

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