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Drought research takes over Biosphere 2

An international team of researchers has descended on University of Arizona’s Biosphere 2, sealing off the complex’s rain forest, to conduct a one-of-a-kind study examining the impact of droughts on carbon flow in the ecosystem.   Read more

New Wildfire app sparks interest among students

  Wildfire is an application in which students can get alerts about major crimes or events happening at the University of Arizona. The Wildfire app sends relevant notifications to your phone and shows community posts on the home feature. Read more

UA cyclists worry about dangers on road

After a cyclist died early September in Madera Canyon, some cyclists at the University of Arizona are feeling the weight on their shoulders. Some blame the carelessness of motorists, while others blame the infrastructure on campus and throughout Tucson.  Read more

Sorority president spends time lobbying in Washington D.C.

Hannah Gaffney, president of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority, spent the first week of September lobbying for more cancer research. After hearing about a fellow sorority sister being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, Gaffney looked for fundraising options for her friend and stumbled upon the non-profit organization the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Read more

Tucson Pride celebrates community for 42nd year

The 42nd annual Tucson Pride in the Desert Parade and Festival 2019 took place yesterday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the George DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park. This year paid homage to the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. The festival and parade was in honor of the Stonewall Riots and to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.  Read more