Arts & Life

UA's Green Career Mixer 'suc-seed-ed'

The Green Career Mixer kicked off with over 100 students attending within its first hour. The event, held in the Student Memorial Center’s North Ballroom, had 21 organizations in attendance. Read more

Campus-run organizations help provide 'food assistance' to UA community

The University of Arizona campus has several programs aimed to help the campus community who are dealing with food insecurities overcome the problem. Food insecurity is defined as not being able to provide or possibly afford food for oneself. Being that Tucson is a food desert, an area that is hard to produce fresh produce, programs that focus on fighting these insecurities  to be more relevant and important, according to Michaela Davenport, the executive director of Campus Pantry.    Read more

Migration, the media and militarization

The Daily Wildcat talked to Todd Miller, author of ‘Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security,’ which won an Izzy award for outstanding achievement in independent media. Miller is an independent journalist and has written a multitude of articles on climate change and how it affects migration and the militarization of borders Read more

The Green Career Mixer returns to campus

The Green Career Mixer, an on-campus event coordinated through the Office of Employer and Alumni Direction, is a way for students to connect with sustainably-minded companies.  Last spring, Student for Sustainability expressed the need for a career fair that could help connect companies devoted to sustainability to students on campus. The Green Career Mixer proved to be successful among students and was very well-attended, so it’s coming back to bring even more networking opportunities to students, according to Peter Corrigan, associate director of Employer and Alumni Direction. Read more

Student Unions' plantED Culinary Worshop series returns

For college students, it is incredibly easy to fall prey to unhealthy eating habits — many students do not know how or do not have time to cook and are low on grocery money. McDonalds is cheap, ramen packets are cheaper and many students do not know how to shop for healthy food economically. Read more

Reducing stress one student at a time

Stressbusters, a group of University of Arizona student volunteers that has been eliminating students’ anxieties since 2013, is expanding its team for the new school year. The nationwide program, created by Jordan Friedman at Columbia University, serves as an outlet for students to relax and unwind by receiving a 5-to-10-minute back rub from the student volunteers. They are taught how to calm students down in a positive way, fulfilling the Stressbusters’ mission.  Read more

Creating visual conversations around gun violence

Two University of Arizona students aspired to bring the community closer by talking about gun violence through an interactive art exhibit held on campus. “A Memorial for Past and Potential Gun Victims” was held in the Lionel Rombach Gallery, accross from the Center for Creative Photography, and ran from from Sept. 5 until Sept. 13. The exhibit aimed to bring awareness to the consequences of gun violence in America through art, according to the creators.  Read more

UA Poetry Center welcomes Literary Director to staff

Diana Delgado talked to the Daily Wildcat about integrating into her new role as the Literary Director of the University of Arizona Poetry Center.  Delgado works closely with the literary community in Tucson to curate reading lectures at the center Read more

LGBTQ+ fraternities/sororities balance exclusivity with inclusivity

“Most of our predominantly white organizations had exclusionary clauses, so you had to be white in order to join, and that wasn’t really lifted until the late 70s, early 80s,” said Marcos Guzman, senior coordinator for UA Fraternity & Sorority Programs. “Students of color couldn’t join, so a lot of culturally- and multiculturally-based organizations started to pop up to meet the needs of students of color who wanted to join fraternal organizations.” Read more

Travel back in time with UA Libraries

The University of Arizona Special Collections Library is known for its access to unique materials that have given Tucson residents an opportunity to explore both the culture and history of the city.  “1968 in America”, curated by associate librarian Bob Diaz, is the newest exhibit in the Special Collections Library, which opened Sept. 4 and is available through Dec. 7.  Read more

REVIEW: Les Misérables: a musical phenomenon

"Les Misérables," the French historical fiction novel by Victor Hugo, was first introduced to the public in 1862. Since then, it has captured the hearts and minds of many and is now established as a classic. The novel was soon adapted for film and theatre and the musical produced by Broadway in Tucson did not disappoint. Read more