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New freshmen this fall at U of A: 7,200

New freshmen this fall at U of A: 7,200

The University of Arizona has almost 9,600 new undergraduate students on campus for the fall semester including nearly 7,200 new freshmen.

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Arizona basketball: Hill has message to young players

Arizona basketball: Hill has message to young players

The way Solomon Hill describes his life these days, you're more likely to see him walking his poodle on the UA Mall than lounging at a late-night party.

November 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona basketball: Wildcats ahead of schedule, still have questions

Arizona basketball: Wildcats ahead of schedule, still have questions

At 6 feet 10 inches, freshman Grant Jerrett is a big man who likely will find himself in the post most of the time, but his three-point shooting has impressed coach Sean Miller during early-season workouts.

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Arizona basketball: Wildcats ahead of schedule, still have questions

Arizona basketball: Wildcats ahead of schedule, still have questions

The opening weekend of college basketball season isn't quite what it used to be.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Engineering draws more women at UA

The University of Arizona's engineering school has more girl power this year.

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UA freshmen: by the numbers

UA freshmen: by the numbers

If it seemed to be a bit more crowded in the University of Arizona's Student Union building Tuesday, it could be because the freshman class has 300 more students than it did last year.

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UA freshmen: by the numbers

UA freshmen: by the numbers

University of Arizona officials announced Wednesday that the freshman class is bigger, smarter and more diverse than in years past.

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UA freshmen get advice: 'Show up'

Before they started their first day of college classes this morning, University of Arizona freshmen attended a pep rally Sunday to learn the fight song and get advice from UA leaders.

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Unsolicited advice for freshmen: How to impress your professor

Unsolicited advice for freshmen: How to impress your professor

This week's advice comes from eight Distinguished Professors at the UA about what a freshman can do to impress a professor (like asking good questions).

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UA to track new students closely

UA to track new students closely

Freshmen start their first classes at the University of Arizona Monday. If they're like other recent freshmen classes, close to a quarter of them will quit before they become sophomores.

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UA to track new students closely

UA to track new students closely

Cydney Mahieu, right, a freshman from Moline, Ill., meets with Cassandra Hirdes, a learning specialist with Think Tank, a UA tutoring organization. They met on Friday at the Wildcat Life Fair. Mahieu says she will definitely use tutoring to help with math.

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Rents will repay Likins Hall bonds

Rents will repay Likins Hall bonds

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Rents will repay UA Likins Hall bonds

Rents will repay UA Likins Hall bonds

This week about 6,700 students are moving into University of Arizona dorms, including the new Likins Hall at North Highland Avenue and East Sixth Street. The building project was funded with bonds that will be repaid using student rent, not tuition or taxes.

August 18, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Rents will repay Likins Hall bonds

Rents will repay Likins Hall bonds

David Horwitch unpacks items from boxes while moving into the new Likins Hall dorm.

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Rents will repay Likins Hall bonds

Rents will repay Likins Hall bonds

University of Arizona freshman Tony Lang carries a box of his belongings while moving into the new Likins Hall dormitory on Wednesday. It's a coed dorm. Male and female students live on different floors or in different wings from each other.

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Unsolicited advice for freshmen: Car maintenance edition

Unsolicited advice for freshmen: Car maintenance edition

Today's advice comes from AAA Arizona about talking to your soon-to-be freshman about car maintenance.

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Wanted: Noisy, messy insomniac honors student to share dorm room with same

How freshman honors students at the new UA honors dorm find their ideal roommates on Facebook

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UA puts a stop to cheating on math placement exams

Why would anyone cheat on a test that gets them into a harder math class?

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UA enrolling more Hispanic/Latino freshmen

This year's freshman class has 36 percent more Hispanics than the one enrolled two years ago

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