artsandamp;life

What you need to know about the recent legal claim filed against UA

Anthony DeFrancesco, a former University of Arizona health care executive, has filed a legal claim worth $10 million against the university. DeFrancesco alleges he was fired in retaliation by Dr. Michael Dake, the current senior vice president of UA Health Sciences, after DeFrancesco’s husband, the search committee co-chair, cautioned against Dake’s hiring. The claim also alleges that DeFrancesco was discriminated against because of his sexual orientation. Read more

Q & A with State Poetry Champion and spitting poetry verses

  Edgardo Aguilar, a Tucson native, former Desert View High School student, and now a University of Arizona freshman acquired one more important title this year: ‘2019 Arizona Poetry Out Loud State Champion.’ The Daily Wildcat spoke with Aguilar to discuss his inspirations, his experiences, his thought process behind his poems and his favorite lyrics at the moment. Read more

Laugh and improv with Unscrewed Theater

A quick look at the sign will tell you all you need to know — things just aren’t normal in this theater. At the Unscrewed Theater, currently located at 4500 E. Speedway Blvd., improv-comedy stands tall. Read more

Arizona soccer defeats Weber State 6-0 in season opener

To say that Arizona dominated Weber State on Friday would simply be an understatement. The Wildcats were hoping to start the season off right and they did exactly that, putting up six goals and shutting out Weber State 6-0. All of Arizona’s goals came in the first half which was a program record for most goals in the first 45 minutes of a match. Read more