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Friday, November 5, 2004
photo Internet2 allows academics to surf safer, faster Web

The Internet of the future has already found a home at the UA.

Internet2 Day, held yesterday in the North Ballroom of the Student Union Memorial Center, aimed to educate UA faculty, staff and students about the many uses for Internet2, which expand beyond the technology field.

Internet2, which was founded by the UA and other universities, operates on a high-speed Abilene network, enabling users to accomplish memory-consuming tasks, such as sending research projects, engaging in video conferences, accessing large databases and promoting telemedicine. [Read article]

Shower intruder turns self in

Man said he didn't plan to harm female student

The man who walked into the women's restroom shower in Apache-Santa Cruz Residence Hall, 1420 E. Fifth St., Sunday, turned himself into UAPD yesterday.

The man told police yesterday he did not do anything threatening and did not mean any harm by the occurrence, police said.

Police are not releasing the name of the man, but said he was not a UA student. The man said he was visiting a resident in Apache-Santa Cruz, said Sgt. Eugene Mejia, University of Arizona Police Department spokesman. [Read article]

photo Students pack law school to hear cases

Approximately 250 students filled a classroom yesterday afternoon at the James E. Rogers College of Law building to hear oral arguments in two Arizona Supreme Court cases.

During the annual visit from the Supreme Court, the crowd of primarily law students watched as the justices heard oral arguments about whether a man who was severely burned during a race at Chandler's Firebird Raceway can have a jury trial. [Read article]

Group aims to inform voters after elections

Even though the presidential election ended Tuesday, a UA group is encouraging students to remain politically active in local and state elections.

The Informed Voter's Foundation, a campus club that gained Associated Students of the University of Arizona recognition in mid-October, is reminding students that elections don't just happen every four years.

Sharon Dautrich, president of the foundation, said the idea was to form a group that wasn't devoted solely to the presidential elections. [Read article]

photo Tomorrow marks 51st band day

More than 40 marching bands in the Southwest will meet tomorrow at Arizona Stadium for the 51st annual UA Band Day.

The Pride of Arizona marching band will lead 42 high school marching bands in the daylong event, where performing bands will be evaluated by a panel of judges from around the nation.

Marching bands attending the event will range in size from 35 members to more than 200 members. The judges will evaluate all performing bands, and the finest will compete for the prestigious Nunamaker Award. [Read article]

'Paradise' can be found at reading

12-hour marathon to bring Milton epic alive

One of the most prominent writers in English literature will be recognized today at the UA Main Library, where his work will be the focus of 12 hours of continuous reading.

"Paradise Lost," the epic poem by 17th century author John Milton, will be read in the seventh annual Milton Marathon, in which all 12 books of the poem will be read consecutively by English professors and student volunteers. [Read article]

Volunteers lend Tucson a helping hand

Students will have the opportunity to lend a helping hand to the Tucson community during the All Campus Philanthropy event tomorrow.

Matt Matera, the ACP adviser and a higher education graduate student, said the event will give students the opportunity to work at various places around Tucson, including visiting homeless and animal shelters, working with children and cleaning up city parks.

All Campus Philanthropy

  • What: A volunteer project that works at various locations around Tucson
    When: Saturday, 8 a.m.
    Where: UA Mall

[Read article]

photo Fast facts

Things you always never wanted to know

  • An average snake requires 50 hours to fully digest a frog, start to finish.

  • The junk mail Americans receive in one day could produce enough energy to heat 250,000 homes.

  • The Boston Nation, a newspaper published in Ohio during the mid-19th century, had pages 7 1/2 feet long and 5 1/2 feet wide. It required two people to hold the paper in proper reading position. [Read article]

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