Arts & Life

Locksmith University: The Forgotten Lot

In modern society, everything of necessity and importance has a lock and key. The people at the University of Arizona Lock Shop work behind-the-scenes out of old town houses to guarantee security. The Lock Shop cuts the keys—a small band of locksmiths maintain the locks and keys to everything on campus and in affiliation with the UA. Read more

Film Student explores immigrant's first Thanksgiving

  Stephanie Silva, a University of Arizona senior film and television student, is bringing diversity into the film industry with her thesis short film, “The First Thanksgiving.” Silva, the film’s director, said that “The First Thanksgiving” is about a Latina girl’s experience celebrating Thanksgiving in the United States.  “It’s about a teenage girl who just immigrated from Mexico to the United States, and she is learning about identity and cultivation of this new home with Thanksgiving dinner,” Silva said.   Read more

Marroney Theatre looks to renovate

TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television kicked off fundraising efforts for the Marroney Theatre Renovation Project this past Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.  Read more

'Tell the team to Bear Down'

 University of Arizona Homecoming allows new and old Wildcats to celebrate and take part in the various traditions that UA has come to hold.  These traditions are told to incoming students and UA visitors taking a tour of the campus with Arizona Ambassadors, a team of student tour guides who work to introduce the UA campus to visitors and teach them the important history and traditions of the university, one of which is the phrase “Bear Down.” Read more

'Strength of UA traditions' reunites Wildcats

Homecoming is a time for University of Arizona alumni to come back and visit their alma mater. For brothers Ian and Connor Barton, Homecoming is an opportunity to reunite. Ian Barton, a recent UA grad who is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Notre Dame, is coming back to Tucson to enjoy UA Homecoming with old friends.  Read more

A look at the man directing 'Inishmaan'

Hank Stratton has had his foot in the entertainment business for many years, as a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, he has since then acted on Broadway and appeared in a number of films and TV series. Read more

Advertising pays: A Wildcat love story

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. Read more

Moongazers to fill UA Mall this weekend

The University of Arizona Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium will be participating in International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 20. Shipherd Reed, Flandrau’s associate director of communication, said the event is “a designated night where planetariums all over the world try to put together programming to observe and appreciate and celebrate the moon, our nearest celestial neighbor.” Read more