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UA Campaign Arizona conducts a day of events to raise money for the future

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UA President Peter Likins plans to announce campaign goal amount

To celebrate the kick-off of the UA's largest private fundraising effort ever, many different events have been planed to commenerate the universities accomplishments and its future.

Tomorrow's festivities will open with a formal invitation from University of Arizona President Peter Likins so the campus community can hear the goals of Campaign Arizona, including the desire to strengthen the student community.

Sharon Kha, UA spokeswoman, said the morning convocation is an opportunity for students and faculty to be the first ones to hear the broader goals of the foundation.

"The morning part of the day is supposed to be informational," she said. "The afternoon festivities on the Mall is more of a campus celebration."

All students, staff and faculty are invited to the afternoon event which will be held after the presidential foundation meeting, Kha said.

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UA receives grant to research colon cancer treatment

$17 million awarded for group study of medications

The Arizona Cancer Center received a $17 million grant to fund research for colon cancer, the largest grant the UA College of Medicine has received in the past five years.

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Trojans hope for happy ending to LA Story

USC frustrated despite depth, talent

The University of Southern California is angry.

After losing to Oregon State last weekend, 31-21, the Trojans can now best be described as a sleeping giant that has been suddenly - violently - awakened.

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UA Mall, pronounced dead Tuesday, will be missed by all

Thanks to a $3 million gift from an unidentified donor and matching UA funds that up the total haul to $6 million, the School of Music and Dance may receive a new state-of-the art performance center. The school still needs to raise $4.5 million before the tentative performance center can get off the ground, and by a tight twist of the purse strings, musicians and dancers only have about six weeks in which to do it.

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UA art profs put talents on display

Faculty exhibit now showing at UA Museum of Art

UA art professors can talk the talk, and they can walk the walk.

The faculty exhibition at the University of Arizona Museum of Art, running through Oct. 29, features paintings, sculptures, animation and other creative forms of media to emphasize the fact that art professors possess artistic skill and craftsmanship

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Quotable: Thursday October 5, 2000

"When you don't vote you give authority to me."

Betsy Bayless, Arizona Secretary of State, on registering to vote

Today in history: Thursday October 5, 2000

In 1947, President Harry S. Truman held the first presidentialaddress to be televised from the White House.

In 1813, during the War of 1812, British troops under General Henry A. Proctor,allied with Indian warriors under Tecumseh, are defeated at the Battle of theThames near Ontario, Canada, by General William H. Harrison's Americanforces.

In 1887, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Indians surrenders to U.S. General Nelson A. Miles in the Bear Paw mountains of Montana, declaring: "From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever."