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Addy, the study buddy: The harms of unprescribed Adderall

“College is tough And sometimes you just neeD a little help. SenD me an email and we can talk about how we can get Your college career on the next level.” Last semester a flier in the Harvill building with this text, with the capitalized letters spelling out “ADDY,” was forwarded to the University of Arizona Police Department by Rosanna Curti from the Dean of Students Office, according to the UAPD case report. The attachment was sent to Mickell Barney, a UAPD Crime Analyst, leading to the discovery of a non-UA affiliated individual selling Adderall, aka Addy, on campus.  Read more

UA names Andrew Schulz as new VP for the Arts

The University of Arizona now has a vice president of the arts, a position that President Robert C. Robbins says will increase the university’s cultural profile. As the new arts VP, Andrew Schulz, dean of the College of Fine Arts, will oversee the School of Art, the Fred Fox School of Music, the School of Dance, the School of Theatre, Film, and Television, UA Presents, the Hanson Film Institute and the CFA in schools.  Read more

UA professor invited to Super Bowl by Arizona Cardinals football player

Jameson Lopez, a University of Arizona assistant professor in the Department of Education, received the chance of a lifetime after he was invited to the Super Bowl by Arizona Cardinals football player Larry Fitzgerald. In addition to an all-expense-paid trip to Atlanta for both him and his father, Lopez had a chance to meet with Fitzgerald again and attend the NFL Honors on Saturday evening. Lopez was also invited to the USAA Salute to Service Military Appreciation Lounge, where he was honored for his military service.  Read more

UA implements electric scooter ban

UA Parking and Transportation recently announced a ban on all electric scooters on campus that went into effect Oct. 24, 2018. This recent ban on electric scooters has raised many questions as well as posed new issues to UA students that regularly use electric scooters to commute around campus.  Read more