ICE drops off 120 refugees at Tucson bus station

On Sunday, April 14, 120 asylum-seeking refugees were dropped off by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement  at the Tucson Bus Station between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. The United Methodist Church was able to arrive and take the first 30 migrants to the Campus Christian Center and the United Methodist Church on Park Avenue and transported the rest later.  Read more

One pill a day may keep the HIV away

Students at risk of being exposed to HIV can turn to the University of Arizona Campus Health Service for a drug that helps protect against getting the virus.  The brand name is Truvada, and in 2012, it became the first drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reduce the risk of being infected by HIV, according to the FDA’s website. Read more

Events being held before and during finals week to help students with stress

  Finals week can be a time of anxiety and panic for students, which is why the Finals Survival Week committee was created at the University of Arizona to help students relieve at least some stress amidst their finals.  Finals Survival Week will be hosting events from April 22 to May 10. The events differ widely in location and in content. So, if you are looking for a way to get your mind off studyingt, FSW will have something for you. Read more

Particle physics expert named regents' professor

John Rutherfoord, a professor of physics at the University of Arizona College of Science, is one of five new regents' professors on campus following Arizona Board of Regents' approval of his appointment in the April 11 meeting on campus.  Read more

Play around with lasers at Laser Fun Day

Laser Fun Day will be a day of family-friendly fun featuring all kinds of different activities involving lasers. It will take place on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Meinel Building at 1630 E. University Blvd. Read more