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Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Student alleges rape

Police investigating reported rape at Sigma Pi fraternity

Police are investigating allegations of a rape at the Sigma Pi Fraternity House, 1525 E. Drachman St., reported early Saturday morning.

A UA student contacted police and said a man had sex with her against her will at the house, said Sgt. Eugene Mejia, University of Arizona Police Department spokesman. Mejia said he could not release names or say if the man was a UA student or a fraternity member. [Read article]

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Freshman Tangara battles learning curve in first season at UA

It wasn't easy having to redshirt through a season when your team goes to the Elite Eight. It especially wasn't easy for freshman forward Mohamed Tangara, who had to battle a nagging back injury and a new environment.

With the season completed, Tangara is looking forward to the future, and it looks to be a bright one for the 6-foot-9 big man from Bamako, Mali.

"I've learned a lot since the decision to redshirt," Tangara said. [Read article]

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Rape is rape, no matter who the perpetrator

The young woman in a pink suit was sitting down as she spoke into her microphone but still made eye contact with the audience. Participating in a crime victims panel yesterday at the James E. Rogers College of Law, she described the shame she felt after being acquaintance-raped during her freshman year at the UA. She described the "downward spiral" of guilt and depression as she kept the secret for a year, thinking it was her fault, because she happened to know the man who raped her. [Read article]

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Latest Issue: April 12, 2005


Andrea Hashim dreamed of becoming Miss America since she was a little girl, and she has just taken one step closer to making that dream a reality.

Twenty-two-year-old Hashim, a first-year dance graduate student, beat out nine competitors to be crowned Miss Tucson Valley April 2 and is gearing up for the Miss Arizona pageant in June. Miss Arizona goes on to compete for Miss America in Atlantic City. [Read article]

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Latest Issue: April 8, 2005


After 30 years, the cult classic "The Rocky Horror Show" is still going strong: transvestites, aliens, hunchback and all. For the first time in Tucson history, the Arizona Repertory Theatre presents this legendary, interactive piece of theater.

Director Richard Hanson's experience with this musical dates back to its original showing with Tim Curry, which he saw in Los Angeles at The Roxy Theater. He has wanted to do the production for years, but this year all the pieces seemed to come together. [Read article]

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