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Thursday, February 2, 2006

3 men try to kidnap UA student

Police can't find suspects who injured student near library

Three men in a car tried to kidnap a UA student and steal her purse two weeks ago near the Main Library, but police have no suspects in the case.

The student had just left the Main Library and was walking near North Cherry Avenue and East Second Street around 7 p.m. Jan. 21 when she saw a silver four-door car drive past her and then make a U-turn on Second Street, according to University of Arizona Police Department reports. [Read article]

· Shelton to visit campus next month
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Surging Trojans, reeling Cats


Doldrums cloud Arizona's last visit to Memorial Sports Arena

To say that basketball at Southern California is second-rate is like saying Johnny Drama is less famous than Vince in "Entourage."

While the USC football team packs a full Memorial Coliseum, the basketball team has mired in obscurity at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, playing as the sound of the basketball bouncing echoes through the arena.

In their last year in a place where the Los Angeles Clippers reached the lower echelon of sports, the USC basketball team is making a resurgence under the tutelage of first year head coach Tim Floyd, whose attempt to take USC basketball (14-6) out of the doldrums appears to be working. [Read article]

· Wildcats walking wounded
· Football rakes in best recruiting class yet
· 'Win or go home' is Wildcats' mentality
· On rivalries, disappointing defeats
· Football reloads with 22 commitments
· Softball welcomes back '96 champs

Shelton will give 'Excellence' second wind


Last week, the Arizona Board of Regents finally named a successor for President Peter Likins. Robert Shelton, executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will take over in July.

While Likins and his administration have emphasized that they should not be regarded as lame ducks, the eye of the university has already begun to turn to the incoming president. Shelton will have a clean slate come July but will soon have to face the current administration's problems. [Read article]

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Latest Issue: January 26, 2006


Death can be high comedy, you just have to live a little The title alone, "Scenes from an Execution," may conjure thoughts of hangings and electric chairs, but fear not: There will be no death penalty in this more-funny-than-chilling play put on by Arizona Repertory Theatre. Read article]

Tucson and campus calendar
We're only making some of this stuff up
Now Hear This
Voice open to interpretation
Movie Reviews: Bubble, The Matador
Music Reviews
What Sundance has to offer
Harry Callahan: Snapshot artist
All about the family
Time to boycott bad movies
UA student's costumes to hit 'Runway'

Latest Issue: December 6, 2005



Fire twirling, sword swallowing on club's weekly agenda

There's a little pyromaniac in all of us. Blame our caveman instincts, but our fascination with this force of nature - both destructive and life-sustaining - starts with childhood, where experiments with a Zippo lighter and your mother's industrial-sized can of hairspray gives you hours of fun and, if you're lucky, a brand-new set of eyebrows. [Read article]


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