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Top DW investigative stories of the year

 The investigative desk returned to the Daily Wildcat after a semester hiatus. The investigative team worked hard this semester to bring you, the students, relevant and in-depth pieces. They wrote about important campus issues like Adderall, street-racing and HIV medication. Here’s a rundown of a few of the most important articles from the investigative desk’s semester back.  Read more

Ducey names Anthony Rusk next student regent

Anthony Rusk, a sophomore majoring in neuroscience and cognitive and politics, philosophy, economics and law at the University of Arizona, will become the Arizona Board of Regents’ newest student regent, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced April 26.  Read more

Current, former athletes come to track coach's defense

  A letter from former and current University of Arizona track and field athletes defending the character of embattled head coach Fred Harvey gave the perception of a program that wanted to speak with one voice. Now, some of the athletes who signed their names to the letter are speaking out with stories of support of the coach. They include former Olympians, an NFL player and a current member of the team. Read more

A guide to scholarships

 Many students rely on scholarships to afford tuition, but not all students know where to find scholarships or how to apply for them. Applying is often seen as a daunting task.  The University of Arizona offers four different main types of scholarships. There are merit-based scholarships, need-based scholarships, private-funded donor scholarships and athletic scholarships. Students can receive a variety of these scholarships at the same time, paired with Pell Grants and loans determined using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. FAFSAs are due every year in the spring; they were due this year in the first week of March. Read more

The census is coming! Let the countdown begin

With nearly 45,000 students on campus, the University of Arizona is practically a city on its own inside of Tucson. Adding so many people to the Tucson population calls for a need for students to count themselves as Tucson residents in the United States census in 2020. Congress must conduct a census every ten years to count the whole population.  Every citizen must answer the survey. Read more

Search for new provost continues at open forum

The University of Arizona hosted an open forum for a provost candidate Wednesday, April 24, in the Modern Languages Building. The candidate was Liesl Folks, the current dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Buffalo. Folks specializes in nanotechnology.  Read more