University of Arizona opened the North End Zone at Lowell football stadium on July 27, 2013 and gave a tour of the complete facility on Aug. 1, 2013. The tour included the north end zone seats at the stadium, the athletes locker room, conference room and weight room.
For the first time in more than 40 years, UA commencement was held at the Arizona Stadium on the evening of Friday, May 10. The ceremony ended with fireworks as part of the grand finale.
The Tucson Chalk Art Festival showcased the talent of some of the best local artists within the medium, while also letting spectators get in on the action by giving them space and chalk to play with. Kids jumped in on the fun, making creations of their own, while the artists worked within cordoned-off spaces. The murals are still on display at the Park Place Mall — but only as long as the weather allows them to stay on the sidewalk.
Zonathon holds a preview event on Saturday April 6. Booths featured Ben’s Bells, children’s coloring and balloon station, cake walk, and musical chairs. There were also performances by Black and Blue, UA cheerleaders, and general zonathon members. Special guests included families sharing stories about the Children’s Miracle Network and Tucson Medical Center.
On Sunday, the group Campus Slackers went highlining across Old Man’s Gap on Mount Lemmon. Highlining differs from slacklining because the height is unsafe to jump from.
“It is a really unique thing being out there because the closer you are to the edge, the kind of scarier it is, but the easier it is to stand up,” said Stephanie Johnson, a psychology senior. “So, you know, you are measuring ‘How far do I want to get away from the rocks’ slash ‘How hard is it going to be to stand up.’ See the full story for more details.
Photos by Tyler Besh/ Arizona Daily Wildcat
The Arizona Wildcats appeared bruised and battered Saturday night, but they had just put a definitive end to Harvard’s Cinderella story in a 74-51 win. With it, the sixth-seed Wildcats advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third time in six years, and second time with head coach Sean Miller at the helm. See the full story for more details.
More than four hours after a 911 caller reported seeing a man with a rifle near the Administration building, campus and Tucson police concluded their search. No gunman or signs of a shooting were found, but authorities declined to say whether or not the call had been a hoax. Read the full story for more details.
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The Wildcats pulled out a 79-69 win over the Buffaloes in their first game of the 2013 PAC-12 Tournament, Mar. 14. UA awaits UCLA in a semi-final matchup, Mar. 15.
Photos By Noelle Haro-Gomez, Mylo Erickson, Kyle Wasson / Arizona Daily Wildcat
The UA Community was graced by a winter blizzard that left Tucson and its surrounding areas white. Snow fell sporadically throughout the day, opposite of Tuesday’s 70 and sunny forecast.
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ASUA hosts Tunnel of Oppression, taking viewers through several different types of oppression including a disability, genocide, and tunnel of hope in the Grand Ballroom at the student union Feb. 11. Among the attendees where Alpha Phi sorority sisters.
The No. 7 Arizona Wildcats overcame a 10-0 deficit at the start of the game and defeated the Stanford Cardinal 73-66. Angelo Chol stepped up, garnering career-highs in minutes and rebounds, while Mark Lyons added a season-high 25 points.