Protesters say goodbye, pledge to continue battle
As a 225-hour sit-in ended late Friday at the President's Office, UA student protesters spent their final night together singing songs to celebrate a hard-fought agreement with the university. But many wary activists acknowledged that their battle is still far from over. The record-setting sit-in, organized by the University of Arizona's Students Against Sweatshops chapter, involved hours of grueling discussions that resulted in continuous victories and let-downs.

Clock runs out on Elway
He sounded so very upbeat at the start, cracking jokes and telling stories about himself and his Denver Broncos. Then John Elway turned to his retirement - and that's when it hit him. His face crumpled and the sobs came. ''I can't do it physically anymore, and that's really hard for me to say,'' the 38-year-old Elway said yesterday, pausing frequently to regain his composure as he addressed the crowd at a suburban Denver hotel.

Editorial: Promising signs of change in ASUA
It was a moment of political courage, a lighthouse of clarity in the fog and stormed-tossed futility of the Associated Students Senate. In their largely successful attempt to slash the overblown stipends of ASUA officials, Sens. Dave Snider and Marisa Hall made one last effort to put the culture of student government to the test, to leave their distinct mark on an organization permanently confused and terminally stupid. Throughout their ASUA Senate terms, both Hall and Snider have demonstrated themselves to be the kind of iconoclasts, who, with more support from the student body and student organizations at large, could achieve real change in ASUA. Their time passes with the end of the semester, but the stand they took at the ASUA meeting last Wednesday was one that ought to be remembered.

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