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UA has four winners in this years' Triple Crown

On Saturday afternoon at Belmont Racetrack outside New York City, University of Arizona graduate Bob Baffert’s horse, Justify, took home the most prestigious championship in horse racing: The Triple Crown. A three-year-old colt, Justify is Baffert’s second horse in four years to earn the Crown, but he wasn’t the only horse competing Saturday with a UA connection. Here are the four big UA winners from this Triple Crown season. Read more

Spotlight on the experience of international students in Tunisia

Last week, four students studying in Tunisia visited the UA School of Journalism and the Daily Wildcat newsroom as a part of the Aljisr Exchange Program. While Basheer Aldhorai focuses more on the contrast of cultures, Manall Issa gives a recap of her favorite moments and memories here in Tucson.  Read more

Title IX: What is it?

Over forty years ago Edith Louise Starrett Green, a congresswoman from Oregon, sponsored a bill championing equity in education. That bill eventually changed the rules when Congress approved an educational amendment to give girls and women equal opportunities in education.  Read more

Title IX: What is DeVos looking to change?

 Last September, the US Department of Education, under Secretary Betsy DeVos, released a new set of Title IX guidelines, replacing requirements put in place by the Obama administration to combat sexual misconduct on college campuses, marking the beginning of the Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to reform Title IX rules.   Read more

Black Hawk: up and away

 The University of Arizona’s ROTC battalion laced up their boots and fired up a UH-60 Black Hawk April 12 to complete their semester Field Training Exercise in Flagstaff over the weekend.  Read more