artsandamp;life

Ditch the angel shots, ask for safer bars

  The Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and Arizona State University received a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to implement the Arizona Safer Bars Alliance at bars surrounding the three main universities.  Read more

Hang with the guys and ghouls at the Owls Club

Tucson is brimming with old structures rumored to be haunted, from Hotel Congress to the Fox Theatre, but the Owls Club is where both alcoholic and ghostly spirits collide. Just around the corner, in historic Armory Park, the Owls Club is a western-inspired bar brimming with spirits of all kinds: historic, alcoholic and — depending on what you believe — supernatural. Read more

Q&A with Piranha: More to drag than racing

In partnership with the University of Arizona Institute for LGBT Studies,  Piranha created a free workshop titled “Drag as Therapy” that will take place on Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Global Justice Center. However, the workshop will stay open until 5 p.m. to allow participants to continue working on their projects.  Read more

OPINION: How big will the UA get?

The University of Arizona is a respectably large school, with the campus spanning a large span of central Tucson and an enrollment total of around 45,918 total students, according to UA data. Read more

Q&A: Professor and astronomer receives $875,000 to study supermassive black holes

  University of Arizona Assistant Professor of astronomy Peter Behroozi received a $875,000 grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The foundation provides funding to scientists who are still within the early stages of their careers as researchers. Behroozi, who also works as an assistant astronomer at the UA's Steward Observatory, will use the money to study supermassive black holes. Read more