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Thursday, December 2, 2004
photo UMC buys new cancer radiation technology

When David Horner found out he had testicular cancer last year, he braced himself for the worst.

"I thought, 'I'm going to die - am I ready to die?'" Horner said. "Everything came to a standstill."

But after two surgeries, a month of chemotherapy and a state-of-the-art radiosurgery treatment, Horner, a 25-year-old doctoral student of pharmacology, is on the road to recovery.

Horner was the fourth patient in Tucson to receive treatment from a new shaped-beam radiosurgery system purchased by University Medical Center last month. [Read article]

Clinton Library designer to help design UA Science Center

The exhibit designer of the newly-opened Clinton Presidential Center will create the exhibits for the upcoming UA Science Center, which will include Flandrau Science Center as part of the Rio Nuevo downtown revitalization project.

Debra Colodner, associate director of the Flandrau Science Center, said Ralph Appelbaum was chosen for his "critical acclaim" in addition to his "grand vision" of building the UA Science Center along a bridge over Interstate 10 and the Santa Cruz River. [Read article]

ASUA to invite TV comedians to campus

Four comedians from the NBC reality television show "Last Comic Standing" will be invited to UA to perform a comedy show on campus aimed to promote sexual responsibility, ASUA leaders announced last night.

The Associated Students of the University of Arizona Senate approved offering a bid of $27,000 to The Last Comic Standing Tour to perform Feb. 9 at Centennial Hall during National Sexual Education week. [Read article]

photo Clubs take students back in time for feasts, combat

Students looking for a new hobby can learn archery or how to eat fire by joining either of two campus performance clubs.

The Society for Creative Anachronism, also known as the College of St. Felix, is a medieval re-enactment group whose activities include dressing in medieval clothes, having medieval feasts, recreating medieval arts and sciences, and participating in full contact medieval combat. [Read article]

photo Lecturer urges UA to build metaphorical bridges

In the last installment of the Faculty Fellows Speaker Series, Donna Swaim, a senior classics lecturer, spoke about forming better connections with others Wednesday in the Gallagher Theater.

Swaim said she believes "each one of us is a metaphorical bridge." She said she wants to rid students of the misconception that faculty members are unapproachable, and faculty of the misconception that students are uninterested, rude and sleep through class by bridging the gap between the two. [Read article]


Election code changes approved by ASUA to avoid past problems

Senators approved minor changes in the ASUA Election Code bylaws to avoid past problems and confusion during elections at last night's Senate meeting.

Turmoil occurred last spring during the Associated Students of the University of Arizona elections when the deadlines where extended because of a lack of applicants.

Bylaws were changed at last night's meeting to give the ASUA Election Commissioner Adam Falck the official authority to extend deadlines for certain positions if ASUA again receives a lack of interest. [Read article]

photo Fast facts

Things you always never wanted to know

  • The address for a Web site titled "Canada Kicks Ass" is Its mascot is a little guy with big black boots.

  • Hoof and mouth disease is a viral infection that afflicts animals with cloven hooves such as cattle, pigs and sheep. The disease is not necessarily fatal, but leaves its victims debilitated. Because of its highly infectious nature, farmers almost always kill infected animals and burn their carcasses. While not susceptible to the disease, humans can carry and transmit it without even realizing it. [Read article]

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