Arts & Life

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

Flandrau's dome lights up with 'Samskara'

This weekend the University of Arizona is offering a unique opportunity for students to watch “Samskara,” a new, full-dome show at the Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium.  The show was created by Andrew “Android” Jones, the world-renowned digital artist, and will only be shown this weekend. Read more

Religious Studies and Classics play host to AP students

Noticed a high school student sitting next to you in a lecture? Don’t panic! About 40-50 high school AP world history students will be visiting the University of Arizona campus on Monday, Oct. 8 and Tuesday Oct. 9, to attend lectures from the Department of Religious Studies and Classics. Read more

Q&A: UA Alumna takes the comedic stage

The Daily Wildcat talked with University of Arizona alumna Aubree Sweeney, a graduate from 2011, about her career in comedy. Sweeney, based out of Los Angeles, does lots of traveling as she goes on comedy tours and prepares for performances. She will be performing at several locations in Tucson October 11-13. Read more