Heart-shaped symbols have long represented matters of love and no holiday moreso than Valentine’s Day. Though Valentine’s Day is a now a celebration where people purchase candy, stuffed animals and roses to show appreciation for their significant others, the holiday’s origins were not always quite so sugary sweet.
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This weekend, Crowder Hall will be filled with people, all waiting to hear music from the four winners of this year’s UA Concerto Competition. The 42nd annual President’s Concert will feature the Arizona Symphony Orchestra and the competition winners — Erin McMullen, Tiezheng Shen, Christine Yi and Nino Bakradze. Each soloist represents one of the four areas of the Fred Fox School of Music — strings, voice, wind and percussion, and keyboard.
For many students, college is the first time in their lives when they have to prepare their own meals three times a day, seven days a week. When students are crunched for time and simply can’t afford to waste a minute to make meals, one solution is to head over to the Student Union Memorial Center and grab a bite. However, it could be argued that the food court and its fast food restaurants don’t offer the healthiest options for students to eat every day.
Looking for a spot to kick back, relax and enjoy some high-end wines? A new shop recently opened on University Boulevard that will satisfy those needs — Bear Track U.
Now that the sun is finally coming out after a bit of winter weather, it is the perfect time to go out and explore Tucson. One of the best ways to get some exercise while adventuring is to hike, and luckily enough, Tucson is home to tons of hiking trails that are both diverse and beautiful.
On Saturday, The Rialto Theatre will host a performance like no other — complete with dancers, stilt walkers, acrobats and musicians, all of whom are a part of the “marching band” band, MarchFourth!.
On any given day during the school year, the Scented Leaf Tea House and Lounge is always filled with students sitting at tables studying, chatting or just relaxing. The store is filled with over 30 kinds of tea, and there are always 12 teas on tap — usually the most popular. But this University Boulevard hot spot was not always a tea house — it was once a perfume boutique.
Local musicians and their creativity will be in the spotlight the second Wednesday of each month as the Monterey Court holds the Tucson Songwriter Showcase on its courtyard stage.
A comedian who admits to faking her own death to get out of a gym membership will be visiting the Student Union Memorial Center’s Grand Ballroom tonight to share her quirky humor.
At promptly 7 p.m. on Thursday, my companion and I exited the house, armed with sweatshirts, snacks and money. We were determined to conquer Black Friday shopping, and this year, we were starting early.
A new class is coming to the UA next semester that will move scientists from the laboratory into the kitchen.
The Tucson Museum of Art will host its annual Holiday Artisans Market this weekend.
When Toronto police officer Michael Sanguinetti remarked that “women should avoid dressing like sluts” in order to prevent sexual assault in 2011, the organization SlutWalk Tucson was formed.
The Sol Courtyard in Colonia de la Paz Residence Hall was transformed into an extravagant stage for the 19th annual Diva La Paz on Friday night.
The stigma, shame and secrecy revolving around childhood sexual abuse are very real and present in today’s society. About four years ago, Beth Braun started the Esperanza Dance Project in hopes of eradicating these patterns of sexual abuse and violence.
A network of streets around central Tucson was closed on Sunday to make way for people to bike, walk, run, skate and participate in different types of activities at the seventh annual Cyclovia Tucson event.
Since its opening in 1885, the UA has been home to thousands of people, some of whom have never left.
This Halloween, when all the ghosts and ghouls come out to play, the Rialto Theatre is putting on its own Halloween rock ‘n’ roll freak show.
Beware the Barbie dolls at Yuma Residence Hall’s annual haunted dungeon.
Concerts, symposiums and films filled two full days of the UA School of Music’s seventh annual “Music + Festival” this past weekend.