'A' Mountain, Product of UA Civil Engineers, Celebrates Centennial

'A' Mountain and downtown Tucson. Photo by Jesus Barrera / The Daily Wildcat

One of the University of Arizona's oldest symbols celebrated its 100th year in March 2016. Did you know that the iconic block "A" on Sentinel Peak was masterminded by a civil engineering student? Albert Condron, who also played football for the Wildcats, suggested that the site survey and construction be folded into a class assignment.

 

Photo by Jesus Barrera/The Daily Wildcat 

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