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    Spring brings sunshine and shaved legs

    Steve Nguyen
    Steve Nguyen/The Daly Wildcat The UA campus is filled with blooming flowers and green grass as the spring season approaches.

    There’s no doubt that spring is a beautiful season at any college campus. The shorts are coming out of winter storage, spring break is looming and midterms are almost over. However, springtime at Arizona totally trumps the weather at any other college campus in the nation. Here’s why:

    1. The weather is pure bliss. It’s the type of gorgeous, heavenly sunshine that you see in movies. Tucson in early spring is the Disney Princess of all weather. It’s cheery, sweet and makes you want to twirl to class and sing to small animals.

    2. Campus gets so much more beautiful in the spring. I didn’t think that was even possible, but it is. The luscious, green grass on the UA Mall makes the brick buildings stand out, and the red and white petunias are pouring over their flower beds.

    3. Studying outside is a feasible option. Do you see kids in New York reading outside? No, because they would be wearing parkas and mittens. There are many places to study while immersing yourself in the gorgeous weather.

    4. The citrus trees are blooming. Dreamy sigh. Suddenly, rushing to class turns into a breezy stroll through a cascade of tiny white flowers that smell like heaven.

    5. We already have a nice tan because we’ve been wearing warm weather clothes for a month, unlike our friends on the East Coast. Wait, what polar vortex? I wasn’t aware of such tragic events; I’ve been too busy basking in the sunshine since mid-February.

    6. Pool party season is in session. If you’re trying to find an Arizona student over the weekend, there’s a 90 percent chance they’re at a pool.

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