The Daily Wildcat 2018 Campus Guide

The Daily Wildcat's 2018 Campus Guide is the perfect resource for any incoming Wildcat. Whether you're trying to find important dates, looking for a club to join or are interested in UA history and traditions, we'll be there to help you get through your first semester. Welcome to the University of Arizona!  Read more

We are The Daily Wildcat - and you are too

If you’re reading this, you’re interested enough in student-run journalism to pick up a copy of our Campus Guide, or check us out online. For that, we here at The Daily Wildcat are extremely appreciative. Read more

UA history & traditions: Welcome home Wildcats

Since 1885, the University of Arizona has been a pillar of the Tucson community. The traditions and history of the campus run deep, with over 130 years of academic research, public advancements and an ever-growing sense of pride and spirit. As an incoming student, here’s the UA history and traditions that you need to know.  Read more

Get to know Tucson's music scene

The University of Arizona is located about eight minutes from downtown Tucson, which is considered the heart of the city's nightlife. Brimming with bars, restaurants and local shops, downtown provides the pulse of Tucson at night. Along with eateries and shops, downtown is also home to several concert venues that host weekly shows for music lovers. With each one a little different from the rest, here is a guide to what each spot brings to the Tucson nightlife. Read more

Fraternity Kappa Sigma kicked off campus

Kappa Sigma Fraternal Organization, whose house is located on campus on Greek Row at 1423 E. First St., was removed for multiple violations of the Arizona Board of Regents Student Code of Conduct, according to a university press release.  Read more

Local jazz takes Main Gate stage

The Friday Night Live Free Jazz Concert series on Main Gate Square has been going on for over seven years and features a different jazz group every other Friday. The series begins in April and goes through early August each year.  The jazz concert series “first began in partnership with SAACA, Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, to bring great local music to the community and encourage everyone to explore Main Gate Square and enjoy all the shopping and dining we offer,” said Kris Siuda, marketing coordinator for Main Gate and the Marshall Foundation. Read more

OPINION: Paris and London make ideal summer destinations

Like many college students, I wanted the experience of traveling abroad this summer. I had heard all about the benefits of travel — how mind-opening and life altering it can be — and as someone who was born and raised in Tucson, I had only ever traveled within the U.S. and Mexico. I began to realize the world is so much bigger and, while I love the Southwest, I wanted to expand my understanding of the world. Read more

Building confidence with self-defense

The University of Arizona Police Department is in the middle of developing an organized self-defense class to teach students to protect themselves from violent encounters like sexual assault. Until that class is available, there are alternatives to be found on and around campus. The first six weeks of the fall semester tend to have a higher rate of sexual assault on campus, making this an especially vulnerable time for college freshmen, according to UAPD Chief of Police Brian Seastone. This period is called the “Red Zone.” “It is something real on this campus, and it is something we try to mitigate as much as possible,” Seastone said. Read more