In the past month, there has been a resurgence in the consumption of plague stories and apocalyptic fiction. Pandemic films like “Contagion” and Netflix’s “Outbreak” have risen to particular prominence according to Business Insider, as well as Emily St. John Mandel’s novel “Station Eleven.”
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In January, I began to see news of a virus in Wuhan, China, circulating the internet. By now, we have all been affected by it, but back then, I remember too many people brushed it off as another distant disaster. At the time, I was reading Thucydides’ recount of the plague of Athens for a class. Thucydides told a familiar tale: a city’s dissent, wild theories of where the plague originated, how those who cared for the sick were quickly dying, mass graves and the crippling isolation and loneliness of the diseased in their final hours.
Like all events at the University of Arizona, the anticipated TURN UP Multimedia Festival for Equality was canceled in light of the novel coronavirus. But in a combined effort between students and faculty, TURN UP will live online, this Friday, March 27, at 5 p.m. MST on their official website.
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress: To modern eyes, the hodgepodge floor and open rivets are daunting, but it was the modern technology of the 1930s and '40s.
On YouTube, Darious Britt is known as D4Darious, the face of an educational “lifestyle channel for filmmaking, only without the hands-on,” in his own words. In the film community, he is the filmmaker, writer, director and an actor in the award-winning “Unsound” and several other short films.
With over 300,000 subscribers, filmmaker and prominent YouTuber Darious Britt knows how to build a brand in an online world.
After a hard year on Fourth Avenue, the 4th Avenue Delicatessen has undergone a change in ownership.
For our spring-naugural — we're off to a good start! —Topic of the Week, we asked the editors to share some tips for a successful spring term, something that, apparently, is about to start. Time flies! But it flies much faster when you're doing well. So listen up, kids. Here's some sage advice.
Through the rise and fall of local businesses, the construction of towering downtown structures and the rapid expansion of the University of Arizona across the city, a small liquor store stood its ground.
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Historic Fourth Avenue is abounding with stories waiting to be discovered and just around the corner at The Sea of Glass — Center for the Arts, they are being told by Odyssey Storytelling.
The University of Arizona is a city within a city. For incoming students, getting to know the campus is a full-time job let alone the greater Tucson area.
The University of Arizona has a diverse community of students with varying beliefs.
Chelsea Forer, this year’s outstanding senior in the College of Humanities, is “inspiring both students and faculty” at the University of Arizona with her academic achievements.
The third-annual Tucson Palooza is coming to the University of Arizona Mall this Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — just in time for finals week.
The University of Arizona will be commemorating the life and accomplishments of artist and administrator Dennis L. Jones, who died Feb. 8, 2019, on Monday, April 8. Jones contributed much to art, culture and education at the university and in the world.
Outside of western paintings hanging in grandparents’ houses, art and horses are not an obvious pair.
The University of Arizona has been looking to lead in environmental initiatives for nearly a decade — this was why the Institute of the Environment was founded in the first place: as a communal space for environmental researchers to come together to find solutions to environmental challenges and to interact with communities so they can make the best-informed decisions and teach students to do the same.
Finding affordable parking around the University of Arizona campus is often difficult for students and faculty members who drive to campus. Between the high costs of garage or lot parking at the UA and the city’s regulation of parking permits and time limits in the downtown area, driving on a budget can look grim.
After more than a year and a half of waiting, the University of Arizona Museum of Art will finally share the recovered Willem de Kooning painting "Woman-Ochre," stolen over 30 years ago, with the public in an exclusive, pre-restoration gala on March 17.