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August 25, 2005

Island music beats on Mall


Drums, dances show diversity

Drumbeats echoed between buildings on the UA Mall yesterday as performing artists celebrated the vibrant percussion from "sound of the islands."

The annual event "Drums Across Cultures" featured different "Drums of the Islands" from the South Pacific and Polynesian islands.

Abby M. Aguilar, events coordinator of the department of Multicultural Programs and Services, said the theme of "Drums of the Islands" was selected in part to show how diverse campus life is. [Read article]

· UA pres. search committee formed
· High school girl struck in crosswalk near UA
· ROTC cadet killed while skydiving in Marana
· Former residents offer tips on how to live it up in tight spaces
· Fast Facts

2005 Soccer Preview: Getting on the ball


Depth, experience and reliable returners suggest successful follow-up to first ever Pac-10 Championship season for women's soccer

After a season of broken records, a first-ever Pacific 10 Conference championship and a trip to the postseason, the 2005 Arizona women's soccer team is faced with a problem thought all but ridiculous a year ago.

After such a successful 2004 season, which saw the Wildcats win nine more games than the year before, how does the team make this go-around even better? [Read article]

· Commentary: Nelson key to success
· Volleyball seniors spread winning message
· Football heads east for practice, opener in sight

Give administrators something to hear


It was a really cute picture: President Peter Likins helping a brand-new freshman move into her brand-new dorm room to start her brand-new college life. And of course, this precious little moment made for a great photo op and a prime spot on the cover of the Arizona Daily Wildcat. Our president: a man of the people, rubbing shoulders with the little guys.

But really, that's not how we see him or any of the other administrators. No one looked at that picture and thought, "Dang it, why didn't I think of calling Pete to help me move in?" We're not so easily bought. [Read article]

· Don't stereotype non-traditional students
· Rec Center expansion unnecessary
· Mailbag

Latest Issue: August 25, 2005


It's coming to a theater near you

"The Aristocrats" is probably the most star-studded film in Hollywood history. But surprisingly, what's drawing critics and audiences alike to this homemade film is its reputation for being one of those indescribable films that you have to see for yourself to understand.

This may be because it is a film of another color, one that doesn't quite fall into any category of cinema. It centers around one joke, the oldest and coincidentally the dirtiest joke in history, told and performed by some of the best-known comedians in the world. [Read article]

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'Broken Flowers' delivers the goods
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The Bled find their sound
Death Cab makes tentative "Plans"

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