Arizona Daily Wildcat
Friday, September 17, 2004
Quotes from around campus and the world
"My mom's a single mom and she's so proud, she cries when I talk about graduating."
- Elizabeth Clifton, history senior, responding to the decision to cancel December commencement. Clifton will be the first in her family to graduate, and has spent $85,000 on her education here.
"My firstborn goes here. But his brother will not come to this school if this is how students are treated."
- Dianna Vanmarter, mother of Thomas Vanmarter, communications senior, on the cancellation of December commencement.
It is like Google for cops.|
- Hsinchun Chen, director of the UA Artificial Intelligence Lab, on COPLINK, an analytical software program.
"I was one of those kids, that when I was growing up, girls liked me a lot as a buddy. Which is fine, whatever ... So I ended up running across a book called "How to Pick up Girls With Hypnosis.'"
- Flip Orley, former UA student and hypnotist, on how he started on the path to hypnotism. Orley will be performing at Crowder Hall at 8 tonight.
"To lose the turnover battle 4-0, you're not going to win many football games ... They schemed us well. That hurt our momentum, no question."
- Mike Stoops, UA football head coach, on the Wildcats' 23-6 loss to No. 17 Utah Saturday.
"We're going to give George Bush a farewell tour. He said he wants to be judged on his record. We want George Bush judged on his record."
- John Edwards, Democratic vice presidential candidate, at the Tucson Convention Center Monday.