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Monday, November 15, 2004

Alleged UA-area rapist apprehended


A 20-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with several burglaries and sexual assaults in the university area.

Israel Andrew Rivera was arrested Thursday after running from a taxicab that he was riding in had been stopped by police. Police said they began following Rivera after they received an investigative lead. Rivera was captured after a short pursuit on foot.

He was charged with four counts of sexual assault, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, four counts of kidnapping, two counts of first-degree burglary and three counts of second-degree burglary. [Read article]

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· Rice researchers converge on campus
· Students fight hunger with humor
· NIH grant would let UA's BIO5 Institute open screening center
· Fast facts

Silencing Private Ryan photo

So, Thursday was Veterans Day, and Americans across the country used the day off to honor those who have served to protect our freedoms. With our troops currently off fighting a war halfway around the world, it is especially important to be reminded of what our soldiers face when we send them into battle. It's good for all of us to be reminded of the horrors of war and of the sacrifices that our soldiers make.

On this day to honor and remember our soldiers, the ABC television network decided that it wanted to do what it had done to commemorate Veterans Day in previous years: air the epic World War II movie "Saving Private Ryan" in its unedited form on its affiliates. What better way is there for ABC to remind its viewers of the sacrifices our troops have made in order to ensure that our freedoms as Americans remain in tact? [Read article]

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Women's Hoops: Cats start new season strong with pair of WNIT home wins


The No. 24 Arizona women's basketball team extended its home win streak to 29 yesterday afternoon in McKale Center, topping Rice 68-43 in the second round of the preseason WNIT.

The Wildcats improved to 2-0 on the season and punched their ticket to Columbus, Ohio, as they take on Ohio State in the preseason Women's National Invitational Tournament semifinals.

Arizona shot 39 percent overall from the field while holding Rice to 19 percent shooting. The Wildcats' 61 rebounds - tied for the eighth-best mark in team history - topped the Owls by 20. [Read article]

· Soccer's storied season cut short
· Football: No. 1 Trojans too much for Cats
· Icecats back on track after St. Louis sweep
· Volleyball storms past Wash. State for sweep
· Tennis rebounds with big weekend after slow start at Rainbow Wahini Invitational
· Golf teams advance to second round at Hooters match play

Latest Issue: November 10, 2004


Emily Dickinson wrote, "Water, is taught by thirst." In the desert, everyone can relate to those words.

To memorialize those who've lost their lives while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, members of a Poetry Center class have created an installation that fuses poetry, art and spirituality.

"SpeakWater: Regando La Frontera" is the first installation from a class or workshop to be displayed at the Poetry Center, said Gail Browne, director of the Poetry Center.  [ Read article]

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