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Campaign Arizona to set records in fund raising, Likins says

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Campaign Arizona will announce its presidential leadership team and the amount of money it intends to raise on Oct. 6 in one of the biggest fundraising events of any Arizona public university.

"This fundraiser is trying to raise vastly more money than any university in state history, the goal will set state records," said University of Arizona President Peter Likins.

The exact amount Campaign Arizona is going to try to raise will not be known until the co-chairs and the leadership team get together on Oct. 6 and decide, Likins said.

An official goal has not been announced, but they are hoping to raise more than the $500 million, said Rick Frisch, the executive director of UA Foundation.

The amount was originally predicted by Likins.

4,000 CatCards replaced due to defects

UA in negotiation with distributor over reimbursement

Arizona's high temperatures could be the reason for the replacement of about 4,000 CatCards since 1999.

Cardiac Cats

The No. 13 Arizona volleyball team extended their winning streak to six matches yesterday as they came back from an 0-2 deficit to defeat Arizona State at the Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe.

"We hung around long enough and toughed it out to win," head coach David Rubio said.

Hiring more TAs most logical move to alleviate concerns

After repeated claims that they are overworked and underpaid, UA graduate teaching assistants may finally see their concerns alleviated.

A proposal steered by Graduate College Dean Gary Pivo is asking the Arizona Legislature to allocate funds for the University of Arizona to lighten the workload on the 1,200 graduate teaching assistants, by allowing for the addition of nearly 150 TA positions.

4th Ave. hate crime subject of student-made documentary

UA film student's "Desert Hate" to be screened with other progressive short films

A documentary concerning the February stabbing of a gay UA student will be exhibited as part of an upcoming film screening of national and local progressive video makers.

Today in history: Thursday September 14, 2000

In 1812, Napoleon entered Moscow in search of supplies and the Russian enemy. He instead found the city deserted.

In 1814, Francis Scott Key composed the lyrics to "The Star-Spangled Banner" after seeing the massive British bombardment of Fort McHenry in Maryland.

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