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Thursday February 1, 2001

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Handling the Business major overflow

New Cohort system benefits juniors but leaves some

Marketing senior Deidre Elerath witnesses everyday that the Eller College of Business and Public Administration has the largest enrollment at the UA.

She does not need the statistics - 5,083 students - to tell her that.

What she needs is someone to explain the college's new junior cohort program because as a senior, she feels deserted.

Last fall, hundreds of business seniors struggled to get into classes, despite the fact that they should have had priority, she said.

However, burgeoning enrollment in the business college has prevented everybody who wants a business degree from getting one. Only a little more than 800 students are granted cohort, or advanced standing - a designation necessary for a bachelors in business.

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UMC children get some sun, pet 2000 pound horse

"Pet therapy" supports hospital patients of all ages, horse owner says

Two-thousand-pound Lenny the horse ambled about UMC's north plaza yesterday, leaving children with smiles on their faces and a story to tell their friends when they return home.

"Cooool," said Miesha Lawson, a 12-year-old patient, when she saw the "huge" brown creature standing in front of the University Medical Center's gate.

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Family ties

UA junior Steven Capriati succeeds outside of sister Jennifer's shadow

To thousands of her loyal fans, Jennifer Capriati is known as one of the greatest players to hit the professional tennis circuit.

To Arizona junior Steven Capriati, it's no big deal.

"It's nothing," Capriati said. "When we're around each other, she's not Jennifer the professional tennis player - she's my sister."

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U. Wisconsin student government will be brought to justice

In March, the Supreme Court handed down a decision in a case which could have had profound effects on the manner by which student governments allocate funds to campus organizations.

In Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin vs. Southworth, the Court held that a public university may charge students mandatory fees to fund political and ideological student organizations if the allocation of the funds is administered with a neutral viewpoint.

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Seeing red

Band Fire Engine Red looks to spruce up Tucson music scene

The word "daisy" did not make much of an impression on media arts sophomore Derekh Froude.

Something about the word "red" did.

Comprised of four UA students just now beginning their music careers, Fire Engine Red is a band looking to revive the local music scene - and maintain a name that will leave a mark.

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Fast facts: Thursday February 1, 2001

By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you can't sink into quicksand.

Canada declared national beauty contests canceled as of 1992, claiming that they were degrading to women.

Forty percent of the American population has never visited a dentist.

Heroin was the brand name of morphine once marketed by Bayer.




Handling the Business major overflow

UMC children get some sun, pet 2000 pound horse

'Sounding of the Drum' allows UA community members to share ideals

'Real World' searches Tucson for 11th season cast member

ASA asks lawmakers to increase financial aid fund

Attention to diversity taught at workshop

Five clubs to receive funding from ASUA


Family ties

St. Mary's College leaves UA with pair of wins

Duck and cover: Wildcats face Oregon

Freshman pitching not throwing enough strikes, Stitt says

Wildcats look to end three game losing streak

Maryland fans show dark side of student sections


U. Wisconsin student government will be brought to justice

Letters to the editor


Seeing red

Aeros blends gymnastics, dance

Ritchie's 'Snatch' is stylish, uproariously funny

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