Cactuses live a long time, but so has the University of Arizona’s Joseph Wood Krutch Garden, which has been around for 120 years. Just where is it and how did it come to be? Find out with me, Jasmine Demers, in this UA Minute in History.
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On Oct. 3, 1975, Robert Skarda, a silversmith and self-proclaimed ‘mountain man,’ placed an advertisement in The Daily Wildcat, a campus newspaper at the University of Arizona, that would lead him to meet his future wife of 40 years.
In this UA Minute in History, we’re going back to more recent history with the Environment and Natural Resources 2 building, on East Lowell Street.
Family members will forever be a strong source of inspiration, hope and reliable advice. This week we ask the Daily Wildcat staff who inspires them in their family
The University of Arizona and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences hosted “The Haury Conversation on Campus Free Speech” Wednesday, discussing important issues regarding open expression that are especially salient on universities throughout the country today.
The University of Arizona introduced its newest group of freshmen, transfer and graduate students, boasting a high-achieving and diverse incoming class for the 2018-19 academic year.
Finding a place to eat is part college life and here at The Daily Wildcat we thought we’d give you an upper hand by sharing some of our favorite eateries and why we love them
Daily Wildcat editor-in-chief Jasmine Demers spoke with President Dr. Robert Robbins about the upcoming school year and his advice for students who are just beginning their journey at the University of Arizona. Their conversation has been edited for length and clarity.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a University of Arizona fraternity, was suspended from campus after an investigation by its national headquarters found it was in violation of health and safety policies.
According to the Office of University Communications, the UA actually has a long history of presidential homes, some of which are the source of mysterious folklore.
Melissa Vito, a Tucson native, UA alum and nationally recognized leader in student affairs and university administration, recently announced her decision to leave the University of Arizona, effective July 1. The Office of the Provost hosted a party in her honor on Saturday, June 23 at The Rialto Theatre in Tucson, where members of the UA community and friends were invited to celebrate her impact on the university.
First Lady Melania Trump is said to be visiting the Southwest Key shelter where 250-300 undocumented children are being held on N. Oracle Road.
My love for “Jurassic Park” set high expectations for the premiere of “Jurassic World” in 2015, and I was not disappointed. So naturally I was super excited to see the newest installment of the films, “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.” Like me, thousands of other people rushed to the box office over the weekend to see the newest movie, racking up nearly $150 million in ticket sales throughout the country.
The Arizona Board of Regents recently made decisions on a variety of topics that affect the university. Here’s what you need to know;
The opening weekend of the long-awaited Disney-Pixar sequel, “Incredibles 2,” was, for lack of a better word, incredible. With $180 million in ticket sales, the movie set a box-office record for the highest-grossing animated film debut of all time, according to Box Office Mojo. The title was previously held by another popular Pixar sequel, “Finding Dory,” which reached $135 million during its opening weekend in 2016.
Looking for something to do with Dad for the upcoming Father's Day Weekend? Check out these three weekend events happening around Tucson.
Treat your dad to an early Father’s Day treat by grabbing tickets for the premiere showcase of Tucson’s Mexican food culture hosted by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance. With more than 20 different restaurants on hand, even the mildest salsa pallet should be represented.
A few days into her study abroad experience in Spain, Kara Dunn, University of Arizona Honors college physiology major and Flinn Scholar, woke up paralyzed. Her brother, Ryan Dunn, has started a GoFundMe page to help bring her home to Arizona.
College is all fun and games until you're sitting in your dorm room staring into an empty mini-fridge, needing some power food before class or searching for a place to have a study meal with you friends. Whatever the occasion, The Daily Wildcat is here to help with this guide to campus restaurants, bars and cafés to satisfy your taste buds throughout the semester.
Since 1885, the University of Arizona has been a pillar within its surrounding community. The traditions and history of the campus run deep with over 130 years of academic research, public advancements and a forever growing sense of pride and spirit. According the UA Alumni Association, the university was allocated to the City of Tucson in 1885 under an order by the 13th Arizona Territorial Legislature. With $25,000 to build the university and not much public support, the Arizona Board of Regents bought 40 acres of land from two gamblers and a saloon keeper. In 1887, ground was officially broken on Old Main.