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Mixed emotions toward new tobacco policy

Mixed emotions toward new tobacco policy


The UA created a new tobacco policy that went into effect on Aug. 25. Students so far have reported a mix of appreciation, anger and indifference towards it. The policy states that the university now “prohibits the use of products that contain tobacco or nicotine, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, bidis, kreteks, hookahs, water pipes and all forms of smokeless tobacco,” or littering with “remains of tobacco or smoking-related products.” The reasoning behind the new policy is, in short, health.

UA professor receives award for asthma research

UA professor receives award for asthma research

Lynn Gerald, health promotion sciences professor and the Canyon Ranch Endowed Chair at the College of Public Health, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Thoracic Society for her research on school-based asthma. According to the Arizona ... Read More

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Arizona volleyball sweeps Green Bay Tournament

Arizona volleyball sweeps Green Bay Tournament

The 2014 Arizona volleyball season kicked off with a bang as the Wildcats overthrew South Dakota, Wisconsin-Green Bay and Kansas State to sweep the Green Bay Tournament and begin the year 3-0. Senior outside hitter Madi Kingdon was named the tournament ... Read More

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'Frank' balances humor and tragedy

'Frank' balances humor and tragedy

Anchored by Domhnall Gleeson and Michael Fassbender’s performances, “Frank” operates with an offbeat humor that belies its more serious issues. Read More

'Frank' balances humor and tragedy

'Frank' balances humor and tragedy

Anchored by Domhnall Gleeson and Michael Fassbender’s performances, “Frank” operates with an offbeat humor that belies its more serious issues. Read More

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Tobacco ban oversteps authority


Returning to school always means a curbing of freedoms. There’s less time for sleeping, but somehow more time for crying.

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