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9th Annual Peace Corps Fair

Over 100 returned Peace Corps volunteers gather to inform students and potential volunteers about their experiences in the Student Union Memorial Center on Friday, Feb. 27.

Laser Fun Day: International Year of Light

The College of Optical Sciences hosts its fifth annual installment of Laser Fun Day at the Meinel Building on Saturday, Feb. 28. Laser Fun Day is an opportunity for people of all ages to get to learn about optical sciences in a hands-on way. This year, in conjunction with the United Nation's celebration of the International Year of Light, the day focuses on the ways light influences every day life.

Campus DJ Battle at the Rialto

Four students face-off at the Rialto Theater to decide who is the best DJ amongst them on Feb. 26. UA student contestants include Anthony Natoli, James Christian, Izzoh, and Lephan. The contestants were judged by a panel, including Russian music sensation ARTY, on originality, technicality and creativity after playing ten minute sets each. In the end, the title of Campus DJ went to Lephan.

National Adjunct Walkout Day

Adjunct and non-tenure track faculty members and concerned students gather on Wednesday, Feb. 25 in the Alumni Plaza in front of the Administration building to gain support in the demand for higher wages and smaller class sizes on National Adjunct Walkout Day.

Student Parent: Alonna Truitt

Math and information sciences, technology and arts junior and student parent Alonna Truitt, 23, cares for her son, Carson, 1, while juggling interning at Aflac, attending weekly Friday night bible study sessions, taking classes, and spending time with friends.

87th Academy Award Winners

Academy Awards: Best dressed

Men's Basketball: Arizona 57, UCLA 47

Arizona won 57-47 against UCLA in McKale Center on Saturday, Feb. 21. 

ESPN College GameDay

ESPN College GameDay hosted by Rece Davis, Jay Williams, Seth Greenberg and Jay Bilas broadcasts from McKale Center the morning of the Arizona men's basketball team's game against UCLA on Feb. 21.

First Annual Honors College Talent Show

Honor College residence halls Yuma and Arbol de la Vida host the first annual Honors College Talent Show in Gallagher Theater in the Student Union Memorial Center on Feb. 20.

Men's Basketball: Arizona 87, USC 57

Arizona effortlessly beat USC 87-57 in McKale Center on Feb. 19.

Tucson Gem Show

Patrons browse the variety of gems, minerals, and fossils on display at Mineral & Fossil Cooperative as a part of the Tucson Gem Show on Sunday, Feb. 15.

Baseball: Opening Weekend sweep against Eastern Michigan

Arizona swept Eastern Michigan 3-0 in the opening weekend series at Hi-Corbett Field winning 7-3 on Feb. 13, 16-3 on Feb. 14, and 6-2 on Feb. 15.

Men's Basketball: Arizona State 81, Arizona 78

Arizona lost 81-78 to Arizona State at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday, Feb. 7.

The Year of the Sheep: 6th Annual Chinese New Year Festival

For the sixth year in a row, the Confucius Institute held the annual Chinese New Year festival at Centennial Hall on January 31. The festival included performances from Sunrise Drive Elementary School, the Chandler Symphony Orchestra, the Tucson Girls Choir, the CIUA Martial Arts Masters, the AGA Dance Collective, Tucson Sino Dancers, and more.

Men's Basketball: Arizona 57, Oregon State, 34

Arizona authoritatively won 57-34 against Oregon State in McKale Center on January 30.

Puppy Bowl XI

To commemorate the beginning of Super Bowl weekend, the cutest competitors stole the show at the opening day of the Arizona Humane Society's Puppy Bowl XI in Phoenix. The puppies, which will all be available for adoption after their performance in the Puppy Bowl on Sunday, prepared for the game on their practice field at the Puppy Bowl Cafe. The 25 pups got good face time with the coaches and potential future owners, but most of their focus was on being extremely adorable.

Men's Basketball: Arizona 90, Oregon 56

Arizona crushed the Oregon ducks 90-56 at McKale Center on Jan. 28.

"It's Not Food, It's Violence"

Local members of Direct Action Everywhere gather in protest of animal cruelty and the consumption of meat outside of Whole Foods on Speedway Blvd. and Country Club Rd. on Saturday, January 24th.

Public Enemy No. 1: Dillinger Days at Hotel Congress

Hotel Congress and the city of Tucson relive the Hotel Congress Incident and the historic capture of Public Enemy No. 1, John Dillinger, at the 81st anniversary of Dillinger Days on January 24. The event featured three dramatized reenactments of the capture of John Dillinger put on by Hotshot Productions, an extensive vintage car show, authentic 1930's attire worn by both actors and attendees, local artisans and vendors selling unique items, carnival games, live musical groups like Desert Melodies and The Awkward Moments, magic shows with Magic Kenny Stewart, and a walking historic tour of downtown Tucson.