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Friday March 9, 2001

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Quintero, Chang grab top spots in ASUA election

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Ray Quintero and Sam Chang's wish to serve in the ASUA cabinet together was fulfilled last night when their elections were announced at Gentle Ben's. With former Associated Students presidents Gilbert Davidson and Cisco Aguilar in the audience, current President Ben Graff announced Quintero's 58 percent victory. "This is amazing - I am so excited," Quintero said, as his sister handed him a cell phone with their mother on the other end to congratulate him.

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UA Department of Emergency Medicine opens its doors

Popular program officially becomes a department

A new department of emergency medicine has been created from an already-existing division of the Department of Surgery at the UA medical school.

Dr. James Dalen, vice president for health sciences and dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, said the new department will address the need for board-certified emergency physicians. The department was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents in January.

"With more than 100 million emergency department visits annually in this country, the demand for quality emergency medicine specialists is immense," Dalen said.

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Cats win in the nick of time

STANFORD, Calif. - The Pac-10 title wasn't quite on the line. Neither were the postseason hopes of top-ranked Stanford or No. 8 Arizona. Yet both teams still played as if everything hinged on the result of the latest meeting between the West Coast's basketball powers. Michael Wright's layup with three seconds left gave the Wildcats a 76-75 victory over Stanford in a back-and-forth game that exhausted both teams - and primed them for what they hope will be long runs in the NCAA tournament. ''That was a great college basketball game, not only from the standpoint of how hard both teams played, but how into the game the fans were,'' Arizona coach Lute Olson said. ''We ere very fortunate to win, and if Stanford would have won, they would have been the fortunate ones.''

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Staff Opinion

The Arizona Daily Wildcat is saying goodbye. Wildcat changes location, but not its campus coverage t to the UA - the daily paper will keep pumping out information for the campus community right after spring break. The Wildcat>/I>is saying goodbye to the Memorial Student Union. More precisely, it is saying goodbye to the newsroom in the basement that has been the Wildcat's home for the past quarter century, to the place where roughly the past 5,000 Arizona Daily Wildcats have been produced.

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Art of the everyday

Grad students from across the country show work at Lionel Rombach Gallery

When the UA put out a national call for Master of Fine Arts candidates to submit artwork for an exhibit, Frank Rimbach did not hesitate to heed the call. Rimbach was chosen to be a part of "The Ties that Bind," a University of Arizona sponsored art show featuring the work of 17 graduate students from across the nation. Each student's work deals with issues of family, childhood and home represented in the visual arts.

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Fast facts: Friday March 9, 2001

A group of frogs is called an army of frogs.

The earliest known frog appeared during the late Jurassic period, about 190 million years ago. These fossils show that the skeletal shape and body plan of the frog has remained almost unchanged.

Ranidaphobia is the fear of frogs.

Bufonophobia is the fear of toads.

Most frogs do in fact have teeth of a sort.

Toads, however, do not have any teeth.

Many species of frogs and toads can live, on average, for somewhere between four and 15 years.




Quintero, Chang grab top spots in ASUA election

UA Department of Emergency Medicine opens its doors

Bill introduced to help middle-class students pay for college

ASUA senator introduces student bill of rights

Wildcat moves across campus



Cats win in the nick of time

Wildcats won't be 'dancin

Glenn, Wildcats to compete in NCAA Indoor Championships today

Men's tennis faces L.A. powerhouses

Candrea wants improvement on little things

Rugby heads back to California, hoping to stay in playoff picture

Unchallenged Laxcats look for competition away from home

Wildcats open Pac-10 play in LA


Staff Opinion

No more safety on the job

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Art of the everyday

No shamrocks in 'When Brendan Met Trudy'

UA music doctoral candidate to participate in conductor's competition