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Local film festival showcases unique perspectives of Mexico

A documentary filmmaker records his matriarch grandmother, who reveals many secrets about their family. An indigenous girl defies any notion of how class should hold her and her mother down as domestic servants. A wealthy wife tries to maintain her composure and status while the economy crashes around her in 1982 Mexico. Stories like these will be shown in theaters in Tucson this week.  Read more

UA students paint the town with new mural

On the wall of the Historic Y building in the heart of Downtown Tucson, a mural depicts a Latina woman looking longingly into the clouds while surrounded by colorful imagery of cactuses and Arizona sunsets.  The artistry and detail of this new mural was painted with the help of two UA students.  Read more

Arizona narrowly edges Utah 84-81 in overtime thriller

Utah’s Sedric Barefield almost took the win away from Arizona by himself as he scored a game-high 26 point on an impressive 10-17 from the field and 5-9 from 3-point range. However, Arizona’s guards were able to attack Barefield off the dribble while he was on defense and eventually forced the electric guard out of the game with 1:44 remaining in regulation. Read more

Commentary: New year, new Arizona? Resolutions for Arizona men's basketball

With the clock striking midnight on Monday, 2019 is officially upon us. The start of a new year also means the start of conference play for the Arizona men’s basketball team. After a non-conference schedule full of ups and downs led to a 9-4 start for the Wildcats, they head into play Thursday night against Colorado looking to separate themselves in a conference that is up for grabs for anyone to win it seems, as no team is currently ranked in the AP Top 25 for the first time since the 2011-2012 season.  Read more

Arizona Football: DeMarco Murray set to be new running backs coach

Former NFL leading rusher DeMarco Murray has agreed to become the new running backs coach at the University of Arizona, according to the Arizona Daily Star. Murray joins head coach Kevin Sumlin’s coaching staff after Clarence McKinney left UA to take over the head coaching position at Texas Southern early last month. Read more

Back on track? Wildcats find groove in 61-42 win over Montana

Arizona used a 16-3 run early in the first half, capped off by the strong play of Jeter to take the lead in what was a low scoring first half. Jeter had 11 in the first half on 5-9 shooting, as Arizona made it a key to get him involved in the game after taking just four shots against Baylor. Read more