UA has four winners in this years' Triple Crown

On Saturday afternoon at Belmont Racetrack outside New York City, University of Arizona graduate Bob Baffert’s horse, Justify, took home the most prestigious championship in horse racing: The Triple Crown. A three-year-old colt, Justify is Baffert’s second horse in four years to earn the Crown, but he wasn’t the only horse competing Saturday with a UA connection. Here are the four big UA winners from this Triple Crown season. Read more

Arizona High School student inspire local journalist

As a journalist, I am always looking for ways to give back to the community, whether it be through my reporting or, in this case, through mentoring high school students in the Donald W. Carson Journalism Diversity Workshop for Arizona High School Students. The program ran from Sunday, June 3, through Saturday, June 9, and it was packed with guest speakers, late nights, early mornings, countless meetings, reporting time, campus outings, plenty of stress, interviews and so much more.  Read more

Musical production molds young actors

 Arts Express, a performing arts education organization in Southern Arizona, works with students ages 14-24 in Tucson looking to further their acting experiences, meet new friends and produce a theater show at the end of the month-long Arts America Summer Stock program — a program filled with rehearsals, learnings sessions and group activities.   Arts Express has been in service for over 30 years, and this summer the youth program ends with the production of the Broadway musical “Big Fish.” “Big Fish” is a tale of adventure and romance that revolves around the relationship between Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman, and his adult son Will, who looks for what is behind his father’s tall stories. Read more

Creating a horror movie "Slumber Party"

According to program director Jeff Yanc, the Loft Cinema strives to offer Tucsonans something conventional theatres and laptop screens can’t offer—a film experience. The Loft is always competing with television and online streaming, but tries to create an experience that will attract the public to the theatre. “Films lose a lot when you watch them on laptops and phones,” Yanc said. "What we’re trying to do is do film justice, the way it’s supposed to be seen.” Yanc has been hosting the all-nite Scream-O-Rama for ten years, since he began working at the Loft Cinema. Read more

EDITORIAL: UA just beginning journey back towards public trust

For institutions like universities, reputations are worth their weight in financial gold. In the last few years, it can be argued, the University of Arizona’s reputation has taken hit after hit, culminating this last semester with off-court intrigue, court room revelations and more lawsuits.  Read more

Ladytowne revival inspires local women

By day, Miranda Schubert is an almost 34-year-old academic advisor in the physiology department at the University of Arizona. But by night, she is a roller derby superstar known as Pariah Carey, a substitute DJ for KXCI and the iconic host of the feminist variety/talk show, Ladytowne. Downtown Tucson is home to rich art, music and comic scenes. The only thing it seemed to lack, according to Schubert, was more women. Read more

EDITORIAL: Let the Wildcat be your guide

 The Daily Wildcat wants to welcome all incoming freshmen and their families, and let you know we’re here for you. Whether you are looking for important updates on news or events happening on campus, or the latest on your favorite University of Arizona athletes, we have you covered. Read more

Your free ticket to UA museums

The University of Arizona is home to several history, art and science museums, all of which are just at the fingertips of its students.  With your CatCard you have access to several UA museums for a free or discounted admission, most of which are located on or near campus. Here’s a list of some exhibits you can experience as a Wildcat. Read more