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Monday October 23, 2000

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Campus-wide formal may not happen

ASUA president vetoed the dance, senators could override veto on Wednesday

Fall Ball 2000's plug has been temporarily pulled, pending the Wednesday Senate override vote for ASUA President Ben Graff's veto that could cancel the campus-wide formal.

The Associated Students of the University of Arizona senators met Friday morning to discuss the "Pull the Plug" plan, which stated that if 350 tickets were not sold by Saturday, the project would be terminated.

At the time of the meeting, 53 tickets had been sold for next Saturday's event.

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Chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall returns

She talks about her chimp experiences with Tucson audience

David, a wild chimpanzee male, hesitantly took the banana from Jane Goodall's outstretched hand, symbolizing the end of his fleeing from Goodall and the beginning of a 40-year relationship.

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Jolivette, Wildcats get Duck blindsided

Wildcats drop first conference game of season

For the first time in the 2000 season, a contest involving Arizona lived up to its pre-game hype.

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Seniors' needs should take precedence

Registering for classes next semester, seniors in the College of Business and Public Administration may receive a rude shock.

Classes required for their graduation could already be filled with juniors who pre-registered with the college, thanks to the Cohort [Read More]

Pearl jams in Phoenix concert

Inclement weather, screaming fans mark the band's performance

Pearl Jam's lightning storm of red, green and purple flashes was more powerful than the one caused by Mother Nature Saturday night.

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Quoteable: Monday October 23th, 2000

"Our people are continuing the road to Jerusalem, the capital of our independent Palestinian state. To accept or not to accept it, let him go to hell."

Yasser Arafat, Palestinian President, regarding Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak's statement that Israel might take a "timeout" from the peace process.

Today in history: Monday October 23, 2000

In 42 B.C., Marcus Junius Brutus, a leading conspirator in the assassination of Julius Caesar, commits suicide after his defeat at the Battle of Philippi.

In 1855, in opposition to the fraudulently elected pro-slavery legislature of Kansas, the Kansas Free State forces set up a governor and legislature under their Topeka Constitution, a document that outlaws slavery in the territory.