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Voting in Arizona: Know your rights

The right to vote is one of the most fundamental rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. With the midterm elections rapidly approaching, registered Arizona voters can learn about the state and federal law to know their rights when they go to the polls this November.  Read more

Youth, guns and votes

After a year that saw the killing of 19 people at Parkland High School and a response to the tragedy that included the national March for Our Lives, student voices on the issue of gun control are leading the conversation.  Read more

Homecoming tents to be featured on the UA Mall

Every year, for the past 104 years, the University of Arizona has hosted its much-anticipated Homecoming celebration for the Alumni and students. Each year, interesting and unique organizations set up tents on the mall during homecoming.  Read more

Q&A with Melinda Burke, President of the UA Alumni Association and the woman behind the week of Homecoming festivities

 For Melinda Burke, Homecoming at the University of Arizona is more than just an event, it is a way of life. Burke is the President of the UA Alumni Association. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 1975, followed later by a master’s of science degree in 1981. Burke’s husband Bruce is also a UA alum, with one of their daughters an alumna of the UA College of Medicine as well.   Read more