To help counter stress over finals and promote community involvement, 16 puppies will take over the UA Mall today.
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With finals and end-of-semester projects fast approaching, students are in need of a proper holiday send-off. The four A cappella groups on campus have prepared just that.
In its final series of the semester, the UA School of Dance is putting a special emphasis on student work, showcasing only performances by those in the program.
Bradner Lawrence is one of Tucson’s finest. He dedicates several days of the week to serving the community as a firefighter, and in his 24 hours off, he shares his other passion with the community: food.
Bolting through the fields of Himmel Park, members of the UA Quidditch team demonstrated their strength and precision as they sunk one quaffle after another into the rings on either side of the field. The team exemplified its knowledge of the famous “Harry Potter” game and its tangible reality in Tucson as it prepared for the fifth annual Western Regional Championship, set for Saturday and Sunday at the Benedict Sports Complex in Tempe, Ariz.
As far as world-renowned violinist Tom Fain is concerned, the quality of the instrument is as important as the skill level of the artist. The violinist chose an Italian-crafted violin made in 1717 by Francesco Gobetti for his performance at the Tucson Music Hall last weekend.
The lights dimmed on Holsclaw Hall Saturday night as world-famous guitarist Odair Assad took the stage to a full house.
Few Tucsonans have been lucky enough to miss out on the aggravation associated with parking downtown on a weekend. Streets are filled with lines of bar-goers and various food trucks, while roads are blocked off for special events and traffic is backed to Fourth Avenue. But that’s all about to change.
For German studies graduate student and German Studies Club President Chelsea Steinert, studying abroad in Leipzig, Germany was an experience that heavily impacted her education and that she owes in part to the German Studies Program.
Arizona natives tend to think the desert is boring. It’s easy to become numb to the allure of the sand and cacti stretching on for miles, and even the sight of our beautiful campus eventually becomes mundane. With the rush of midterm season finally coming to an end, and a brief break before finals hit, now is the ideal time in the semester for a little R and R.
Julia Pernet remembers first listening to the Assad Brothers play to an audience of fewer than 30 people in a hotel room in Chicago.
With strips of gold-and silver-tinged paper in hand, more than 80,000 people walked along the All Souls Procession route Sunday evening, leaving carefully inscribed notes in the care of an urn, to be burned and sent to the souls of loved ones lost.
The All Souls Procession returns this weekend with more culture, sights and sounds than ever to lure the lost souls of loved ones back to celebrate.
Homecoming is an event that Wildcats old and new look forward to each year, with the promise of tradition, activities and countless ways to showcase their Wildcat spirit. With the lighting of “A” Mountain — one of the UA’s oldest traditions — set for this weekend, students are kicking off the UA’s 99th annual Homecoming week.
Amid the hustle to class, students may not realize that the Arizona State Museum is home to some of the most rare and highly coveted objects in the world. With the same artistry that is on display in nationally renowned museums like the Smithsonian Institute and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, students have access to some of the world’s most valuable basketry and pottery.
As everyone prepares for the night of the dead, Hotel Congress has something planned for the living — every day this week.
Tucson is a town filled with history and traditions stretching back for centuries. Over the course of that history, some of our most beloved historic landmarks have become tainted with the presence of ghosts of our city’s past, sentenced to a life of lingering as they whisper their unfinished tales into our ever-eager ears.
Originating in Mexico, Dia de los Muertos is arguably one of Tucson’s oldest and most famous traditions; and this year Tucson Botanical Gardens is providing the community with another way to lure souls back to celebrate.
A pas de deux, a ballet designed for two people, is known as one of the most complex and rigorous dance variations, requiring consistent precision and an expert attention to detail. It’s a feat not easily performed — and one that the UA School of Dance is set to take on in its two-week production of Premium Blend, beginning Thursday.
World-renowned pianist Lang Lang is set to take over Centennial Hall this evening in a performance that will debut the new Steinway & Sons piano brought to Centennial Hall over the summer.