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Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Seniors unable to graduate

Journalism department overcrowding keeps students out of required courses

Ten journalism students have to push back their plans to graduate in May because the department is unable to offer enough classes to accommodate its increasing enrollment.

The number of journalism students has doubled since 2000, while the faculty number has gone down, said Paul Johnson, journalism academic adviser.

The increase of students in addition to a $50 million state budget cut have left officials with their hands in the air about how to tackle the need for more classes. [Read article]

UA faculty retention stymied by budget cuts
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Football notes: Tuitama to start against Beavers


Punter Baugher out for season with ACL tear

Fresh off an impressive debut performance from quarterback Willie Tuitama, Arizona football head coach Mike Stoops announced at his weekly press conference yesterday that the freshman would make his first start Saturday at Oregon State.

"Willie has a tremendous future if he continues to progress," he said. "He has a competitive edge and tremendous confidence in himself, and that shows in the way he plays." [Read article]

Full Monkey! is all business
From the booth: Another Wildcat weekend
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Women's golf finishes strong in Palo Alto

Sticks, stones beat words in Ohio


Ugly, vile ideas have existed throughout history, and many persist today. These ideas have created oppression, suffering and death to the point of genocide. Every measure should be taken to ensure these ugly ideas are refuted at every turn by accurate and logical reasons why those ugly ideas are wrong.

But a reasoned response is not what "America's Nazi Party" received when they visited Ohio. The neo-Nazis argued that a bunch of black gang members had take over the neighborhood and made it unsafe for their "Aryan brothers." [Read article]

Firearm 'protection bill' protects the wrong people
Editorial: Biting the hand that feeds

Latest Issue: October 25, 2005


It was perhaps just a few inches of skin, the area encompassing the buttocks and hips. The surface area wasn't that much when you think about it, but it was just enough, effectively trapping two individuals within the same body.

That was the disfiguration that brought conjoined twin sisters Daisy and Violet Hilton to the stages of Vaudeville before adoring audiences during the Depression. [Read article]

Tucson and campus calendar  
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'Dynamite' star brings the funny
Almost Free Fridays has something for everyone at Main Gate Square
Mask-making fiesta covers 12 characters, lives
'Domino' lives fast, dies young
The Hold Steady drinking it all in
It's just like riding something
Legend of Concert World's Works To be Performed Tonight
My Morning Jacket evolve
Broken Social Scene overreach
Blues man out to change the world

Latest Issue: October 18, 2005


Are you scared yet?

That time of year is approaching once again. The days are no longer endless, and tank tops are being replaced with long sleeves. But along with chilly nights comes one juicy holiday.

Ghosts and goblins are not just a thing of our childhood. In fact, Halloween seems to get better as we reach our adolescence. We are no longer restricted to a two-hour window of trick-or-treating and parents forcing us to bed with the ultimate sugar high. Now, Halloween is yet another reason to party. [Read article]


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