Cats After Dark, an organization that has members who are staff and student leaders throughout the division, is a central initiative in student affairs, enrollment management, academic initiatives and student success, which is a division of the university. The organization members come together to promote late-night events on campus. According to the Cats After Dark mission statement, their aim is to “provide students events late at night—specifically, multiple opportunities for engagement and alternatives to consuming alcohol.” “Our primary goal is to revive students’ opportunity to engage in that student experience late at night.” said Mike Schilling, Community Director, Residential Education in Housing and Residential Life, and the Chair of Cats After Dark. “Sort of our sub-goal is to provide students opportunities that don’t involve alcohol.”
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The 15th annual Tucson Cine Mexico film festival, a co-presentation of The University of Arizona’s Hanson Film Institute and New York-based Cinema Tropical, showcases the people of Mexican cinema, serving as an international exhibit for audiences to view and enjoy Mexican films. Tucson Cine Mexico, which runs from March 21through March25, presents films in Spanish with English subtitles andis free and open to the public.This year’s line-up includes an array of films from documentaries to thrillers and romantic comedies.
While in college pursuing higher learning, students are given opportunities to prepare for the professional world. In class, they discover how to program computers, direct movies and interpret an Impressionist painting, yet the University of Arizona provides further resources for students to network and gain the skills they need to pursue their career goals. The Hanson Film Institute provided one such resource with a golden opportunity for some film and creative writing students in the form of a TV comedy writing lab.
The University of Arizona Poetry Center, located at 1508 East Helen Street, holds monthly events for students, Staff and members of the community. The month of January has several events planned from Shop Talks to the UA Prose Series.
A new partnership between the Hanson Film Institute and the University of Arizona Museum of Art created “Exhibition on Screen,” a documentary series that will give its audience exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the preparation and staging of some of the world’s acclaimed art exhibitions from recent past.
This year marks the eighth anniversary of the film festival, and The Loft Cinema will host the entirety of the event. The Loft has organized an eclectic array of films and filmmakers in honor of the event. Here's a sampling of what's to come.
Wildcats, we’re reaching a point in the semester where midterms are over and we’re starting to fade away. We’re getting tired of going to class, doing homework, and the usual spiel of college life. To liven up your souls, we’ve got a little chicken noodle soup in the form of good old rock n’ roll for that extra kick to make it through the rest of the semester. With memorable lyrics and catchy beats, these songs are essential for the soundtrack of your lives.
Homecoming is upon us, Wildcats. Melinda Burke, who is the vice president of University of Arizona Alumni Relations and president of the UA Alumni Association, offered some insight into the traditions of Homecoming and just what they mean to our university.
Saving people and hunting things: the family business. The Winchester brothers, Dean and Sam, played by Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki respectively, graced our screens once more with the premiere of lucky Season 13 on Oct.12 on The CW.
Family weekend begins Oct. 13, and soon campus will be bombarded with parents, siblings, grandparents and perhaps even extended relatives. In recognition of family, the Daily Wildcat has selected films for family, about family, and how it may drive you crazy but will always have your back.
The 2017 Tucson Humanities Festival kicked off at the Rialto Theatre Oct. 3 with the presentation of "Punk Prayer: Pussy Riot’s Fight for Global Freedom of Expression," with the speaker being none other than Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot herself.
"Lethal Weapon," the 2016 Fox TV series based on the film franchise, is back for a second season.
The month of October begins this Sunday, and it’s now that time of year again to celebrate everything spooky, gory and downright scary. The Daily Wildcat has compiled a list of frightful flicks to get you started on the essential Halloween film extravaganza. Get scared, laugh till you cry and submerge yourself in spooks and horror galore!
The pilot of comedic fantasy series “The Good Place” introduced us to Eleanor Shellstrop, a recently deceased woman with a wayward direction in life and, initially, a less-than-admirable personality who wakes to find herself in an afterlife sculpted to seemingly perfect standards. Now, a year later, the season two premiere brings us more of Eleanor's adventures in the afterlife.
Fall, the time of year when Tucson’s blistering heat begins to wane, the leaves change color elsewhere and new and returning shows grace our television screens once again.Starting this Monday, there will be many premieres showing up on screen, and the Daily Wildcat is here to describe some of America’s favorites so that you don’t miss a beat.
The mass destruction that Hurricane Harvey caused in Houston, Texas during the past couple of weeks has sparked a movement from many organizations and individuals across the country to step forward and aid residents who were affected.Within the Tucson community, local business The Loft Cinema located at 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. will host a one-day screening of the first "Indiana Jones" film, Raiders of the Lost Ark, on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 2:30 p.m. All of the proceeds collected at this event will be donated to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
The first two weeks of school have come and gone, but for seniors the first day of school held a special significance: it was their last first day of school. For some, it means the last first day of school ever, and for others, it means the last first day of school in their undergraduate years.
The Daily Wildcat has assembled a playlist aimed to help you kick off the semester with some inspiration and motivation.