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Thursday, January 12, 2006

Bernsen fires 5 ASUA officials


Both sides complain to Dean of Students

Student body president Cade Bernsen fired five student officials Tuesday, including three Arizona Students' Association directors and two cabinet members, sources said.

Bernsen, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona president, sent dismissal letters and e-mails to ASA directors Fernando Ascencio, Andrew Record and Christopher Dang, as well as Breanne Bushu, the cabinet coordinator, and Rebecca Rodl, the assistant elections commissioner. [Read article]

· Senate meeting yields no date for impeachment trial
· White men dominating presidential pool
· Former student enters plea in 2004 Coulter pie assault
· UA, Sonoran cancer centers sign binational agreement
· Engineering prof dies

McClellan adds depth to bench


Sophomore guard, Cats take on Beavers

The No. 24 Arizona men's basketball team will receive a boost tonight with the addition of sophomore guard Jawann McClellan when it visits Oregon State in Corvallis, Ore.

McClellan will play his first game of the year for the Wildcats (10-4, 3-1 Pacific 10 Conference) after regaining his academic eligibility and will come off the bench against the Beavers (8-6, 1-2) in the game scheduled to tip at 8 p.m. on FSN Arizona. [Read article]

· Gaub's Gospel: It's about more than the 'O'
· 'Big weekend' for Cats against Oregon schools
· Bayless latest in-state prize
· On the air: A sampling of What's on today
· NCAA delays season start

Knowing is half the battle


We're pretty much obsessed with things that aren't happening. The headlines the other day on one of the Internet's top portals announced that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were not expecting a child, and that Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn weren't engaged.

And at the same time, actual things are happening, and we're barely noticing.

A study published by the Lancet, Britain's leading medical journal, reported last week that over 32,000 people die monthly in the Congo. Between 1998 and 2004, nearly 4 million people died in the African nation. Four million. The number is incomprehensible. [Read article]

· Stern starts trend away from regulation
· Editorial: Senate: Walk softly and carry a big stick

Latest Issue: January 12, 2006


College students may be familiar with some of the customs of a traditional Jewish wedding. We've all seen "Wedding Crashers," right? But have you ever sat back to listen to the ceremonial tunes that get everyone on their feet and clapping? . [Read article]

· Media arts student wins 2nd in New York film festival
· Scatter Shot
· Blueprints from the Midwest
· The term MILF has never been more appropriate
· FILM: 'Brokeback' smashes clichés
· CD REVIEWS: The Strokes, Queens of the Stone Age, Lamb of God
· Tucson and Campus Calendar

Latest Issue: December 6, 2005



Fire twirling, sword swallowing on club's weekly agenda

There's a little pyromaniac in all of us. Blame our caveman instincts, but our fascination with this force of nature - both destructive and life-sustaining - starts with childhood, where experiments with a Zippo lighter and your mother's industrial-sized can of hairspray gives you hours of fun and, if you're lucky, a brand-new set of eyebrows. [Read article]


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