Arts & Life

Grab an ice-cold ‘Peachy Boi’ from Presta

Presta Coffee Roasters has quickly become a Tucson staple with its rich coffee blends and colorful variety of drinks. The coffee shop serves Tucsonans from two locations: one on First Avenue and Grant Road, and the other in the Mercado San Agustin on Avenida del Convento.  Read more

UA: Home to the world's largest collection of children's literature

There are a lot of hidden gems at the University of Arizona, but what most people don’t know is that the fourth floor of the College of Education building houses the United States’ largest collection of children’s literature, estimated at about 40,000 books, known formally as Worlds of Words.  Katherine Short is the director of WOW, as well as a professor focusing on global children’s and adolescent literature here at the UA. She is an avid booklover and started this program because of her innate desire to show children here in the U.S. about what it means to be a global citizen.  Read more

Program gives Tucson community chance to dive into UA curricular

There’s one thing that ties gun debates, Brexit and Mexican idols together and it’s the Community Classroom. Community Classroom was rolled out for community members of Tucson in fall of 2018. The program is an initiative to target potential learners that are not full-time or part-time students. Read more

Things to read that aren't textbooks

With the number of textbooks, handouts or PDFs that college students are required to read, it’s easy to feel fatigued by reading. As book lovers ourselves, we know how hard it can be to find the time and the motivation to pick up a book that isn’t vital to our classes. With this list, we hope to ease the struggle of finding the right book to read when you need a break from your mandatory reading list. Read more

Tucson must-see spots

 Tucson is home to many community gems. However, those new to Tucson may not know where to go for some fun activities for all ages. Here are 10 places in Tucson to see if you want to call yourself a Tucsonan.  Read more

Things to do in Tucson if you're under 21

 Tucson is a town that has a rich culture when it comes to things to do. While it has a vibrant nightlife and bar presence, Tucson is filled with a plethora of adventures for those who are under the age of 21. From shopping to concerts, there is always something to do in the “Dirty T."  Read more