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Tales within the walls: How a family home turned into the UA Key Desk

At 1533 E. Helen St. is a charming 88-year-old Spanish Style townhouse, now decked in modern additions: a wheelchair access ramp, barred windows and an almost crudely covered porch. The house is now property of the University of Arizona and houses the Key Desk, but for over 60 years, it was the home of two university professors and their children.  Read more

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: Planning our last 12 years

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, greenhouse gas emissions need to be cut almost in half by 2030 to avert "global environmental catastrophe." This is a satirical take on what our columnists plan to do in their last twelve years on a normal earth. Read more

No Jet Lag: 'Cats prevail on the road against Huskies

Arizona and UConn men’s basketball share many similarities this season. Both historic programs are rebuilding, led by senior guards and tough head coaches from the East Coast.  The similarities were even more apparent Sunday, as neither team led by more than eight points in a back-and-fourth affair that saw the ‘Cats prevail 76-72, despite not making a basket over the final 6:43 of the game, in what is their most impressive victory of the season to date. Read more

Q&A: Scott Ordway shares his composition with the desert crowd

The Daily Wildcat spoke with composer Scott Ordway about his upcoming world premiere performance of In the Kingdom of Bells. The piece will be premiered Friday Nov. 30, and performed again Sunday, Dec. 2 alongside the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. Ordway is a professor of Composition at Rutgers University, and his works have been played around the world.  Read more

Basketball notebook: Sean Miller is done holding back

Miller, calculated and calm, laid out the four NLI’s that Arizona has received, simultaneously refusing to talk about a player while also letting the media members know, local and national, that he isn’t going anywhere anytime soon with an not-so-subtle tone that was a combination of vengeance and months of pent up frustration. Read more

Growing Pains: Year one of the Sumlin Era

Building a program takes time, and one can’t judge future success of of just one season when trying to establish a culture of their own. While patience will be key, there is no doubt that the up and down season that was will leave a sour taste around Arizona football until next season. Read more