Arizona Daily Wildcat
Monday, November 28, 2005
After 21 years of congressional service, Rep. Jim Kolbe, R-Ariz., said in a press release last week that he will not seek re-election to Congress in 2006. Kolbe, an openly gay congressman, said though he is confident he would win again if he were on the ballot, he felt the decision to step down was best for himself and the people of Arizona.
"I am making the announcement now so that there will be adequate time for the many talented people who might serve in Congress to come forward and make their views known to voters, as well as give time for people to make their own thoughtful evaluation and choice in the next election," Kolbe said in a press release.
Coed fraternity hosts holiday food drive
The Gamma chapter of Alpha Theta Delta is continuing to host its food drive this week for the holiday season.
The coed multicultural Christian fraternity is hosting the Theta Food Drive until Dec. 21. The food donations will be delivered to the Tucson Community Food Bank where the volunteers will sort through the donation and packing boxes.
Food donations can be dropped off at the Blue Chip Area near the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership on the fourth floor of the Student Union Memorial Center.
Donations can also be dropped off with the African-American Student Affairs in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, Room 209.
The Community Food Bank is requesting donations of canned vegetables, boxed breakfast cereals, canned tuna, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, canned tomato products and canned soups.