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Wednesday December 6, 2000

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The Arizona Daily Wildcat is on semester break. We'll be back on Jan. 10, 2001.
Look for some Winter Break updates on the Basketball site.

Drugs, alcohol in dorms not a severe problem so far

Although incidents occur, they are not abnormal, Residence Life official says

Despite some high-profile incidents, the amount of UA students getting caught with drugs or alcohol in the residence halls - especially the off-campus apartments - is not outside of the norm, officials said.

James Van Arsdel, University of Arizona director of Residence Life, said behavior so far this year - which has included several instances of minors in possession of alcohol and possession of marijuana - is similar to past years.

This gels with statistics kept by university police. Although numbers are not kept in a semester-by-semester breakdown, UAPD keeps track of how many students are arrested for illegal drug or alcohol possession in the dorms each year.

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Effects of construction felt by campus businesses

Gallagher Theater, Sam's Place suffer loss in revenue

Each day when students walk around the University of Arizona campus, they encounter a barrage of closed walkways, expanding fence lines and unearthed dirt.

But there is a greater effect that construction has on the UA campus community, and it involves transplanted businesses and dedicated workers.

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Wildcats travel to 'Sweet 16'

UA helped by consistent play in all areas

The Arizona volleyball team will be trying to advance past the "Sweet 16" for the first time in school history, when it takes on BYU this weekend in Lincoln, Neb.

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Media, society have important roles to play

Relationships are funny sometimes.

Take family or boyfriend-girlfriend ones for example.

Each person puts in a lot of emotion, but a lot of times, and for different reasons, things don't always work out as intended.

Various facets of the media and the general community have a relationship that is perplexing, to say the least.

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Jolly, merry and gay

New queer theater collective to open

Christmas-related production tomorrow Every Christmas season, the fabled claymation version of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" is resurrected for yet another appearance on the television screen.

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On This Day: Wednesday December 6, 2000

In 1907, in West Virginia's Marion County, an explosion at a mine owned by the Fairmont Coal Company in Monongah kills 361 coal miners. It is the worst mining disaster in American history.

In 1921, the Irish Free State, composing four-fifths of Ireland, was declared, as part of an historic peace agreement with Great Britain.




Drugs, alcohol in dorms not a severe problem so far

Effects of construction felt by campus businesses

Ding dong, the old student union's dead

ASUA leaders pleased with progress made so far

New 'outside' editor-in-chief takes reins of the Wildcat

TAs displeased with changes in tuition options

Mall construction at a glance

UA gets $1.2-million grant to support substance abuse treatment


Wildcats travel to 'Sweet 16'

Cross Country season ends with cold disappointing run

Icecats sitting pretty midway through season

Arizona improves throughout season

Women's tennis finishes mediocre season

Lack of experience, consistency holds back men's tennis

Ochoa, Gulbis lead UA women

Wildcats failed season's big tests

Coach Mack: no more mediocrity!


Media, society have important roles to play

Lessons learned, thanks given, time to move on

We're not all liberals. Yet.


Jolly, merry and gay

Graduate poets featured in semester's final reading