BIO5 director

Dr. Fernando Martinez, one of the world's most prestigious researchers in childhood lung diseases has been named the newest Director of the BIO5 Institute. He has been a part of the UA's Institute of Collaborative Bioresearch for over 25 years. He is the director of the Arizona Respiratory Center and a pediatrics professor. The Daily Wildcat's Shannon Maule spoke with him about the past, present and future of his and BIO5's investigations. Read more

Paper theft not new to UA

We're probably all familiar with the theft of at least 10,000 copies of the Arizona Daily Wildcat from newsstands on Oct. 8, a crime costing Arizona Student Media $8,500 in printing costs, advertising and salaries.But, as so often happens, a look through the Daily Wildcat back issues shows that everything new is actually old – history repeats itself. Twenty-two years ago, at least 12,500 copies of the Arizona Daily Wildcat were stolen off the loading docks of the newspaper's printer.Mirroring the events of the present, a fraternity, Kappa Sigma, stood accused of the crime.Kappa Sigma's president, however, admitted his fraternity's involvement in the crime.What follows is the original article, ""Frat members admit to theft of Wildcats,"" written by Paul G. Allvin, and printed in the April 8, 1987, issue of the Daily Wildcat.   Read more

Homecoming parade

The 2009 Homecoming Parade took off from the UA Mall Saturday morning. The parade began at Campbell Avenue and marched the length of the Mall to Old Main and back to Campbell Avenue again, encircling a sea of students and alumni decked out in Wildcat gear. Read more