Tuition increase for incoming freshman outlined in new proposal

The University of Arizona submitted its proposal to increase the undergraduate tuition rate for new students from Arizona by 2 percent for the 2019-2020 academic year, alongside other tuition and fee increases and changes, to the Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona’s three Arizona public universities' governing body, on Mar. 22.  Read more

ASUA again reckons with low student interest

Last semester, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, the UA’s undergraduate student government body, faced a crisis. While many candidates competed for the student body presidency, ASUA failed to fill a number of college-specific seats in the Senate. After a year of increased outreach to the UA community and easing of requirements for potential candidates, ASUA is facing a similar problem in this year’s March 25 and 26 general election. Read more

UA Ph.D student remembered as scholar and friend in the wake of her murder

The University of Arizona lost not only an outstanding scholar but a friend, family member, nature-lover and adventurer on Tuesday, March 5. Genevieve Comeau was a Ph.D. student in the Department of Entomology and Insect Science pursuing a minor in Epidemiology. She and her boyfriend were found shot dead in a house near campus. Police are currently considering it a murder-suicide, determining that her boyfriend shot her before killing himself, according to the Arizona Daily Star. Read more