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Dusk Music Festival returns to Tucson Nov. 13-14, featuring artists like Diplo, Jimmy Eat World and Porter Robinson. Other than live music and food, students can also look forward to art installations from local Tucson artists. One such person is Brittany Hodson, a self-taught artist who has lived in Tucson since 2016. The Daily Wildcat recently spoke with her over Zoom to discuss her journey as an artist and her mural which will be featured at the festival.
An in-person graduation ceremony will be held for the University of Arizona’s class of 2020 on Friday, Nov. 5, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced last year’s commencement online. The event will start at 4 p.m. and take place in front of the Old Main building — marking it the first time in over 100 years that the ceremony was held at this iconic location.
Though Greek or Treat is canceled this year, the University of Arizona is still providing a safe space where the Tucson community can go trick-or-treating on Oct. 31 at the lighting of “A” mountain. The event starts at 5 p.m. at the MSA Annex, 267 S. Avenida del Convento.
It was part of his daily ritual. Virtually every morning back in 2016, Caleb Gutierrez would ride his bike underneath the I-10 Cushing Street underpass. While waiting for the red light to change, he would look over at a vast, open area. It had tons of potential, but back then, it was only a large, empty space.
Moving away for college is always exciting — until you run out of space for all your things. Whether you live in a dorm, apartment or a house, the Daily Wildcat has you covered on how you can maximize your living area as a college student.
After being closed for over a year, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona’s Student Legal Services has restarted their hiring process.
At the Controlled Environment Agriculture Student Association, University of Arizona students manage their own student greenhouse, grow and sell crops — all without the help of soil, using a method called hydroponic farming.
Arizona public schools and universities are no longer banned from enacting mask and vaccination mandates, according to a ruling by a Maricopa County judge on Sept. 27.
University of Arizona researchers are seeking participants in a new study that looks for ways to combat the effects of jet lag, with a focus on circadian synchronization.
Mask and vaccination mandates in Arizona will be prohibited on Sept. 29, according to budget reconciliation bills passed in late June, but a preliminary injunction filed by Arizona educators aims to reverse that.
Grant funds new forensic exam site at Banner hospital, expands services for sexual assault survivors
A new forensic exam site for sexual assault survivors has opened at Banner University Medical Center on Aug. 25, thanks to a $499,382 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice and a collaboration between experts from the University of Arizona, the Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault and Banner.
Hotel McCoy is a renovated 1960s mid-century modern art hotel located just one mile south of downtown Tucson at 720 W. Silverlake Rd. Its 93 rooms and hotel walls feature art pieces from over 60 local artists and muralists. The Daily Wildcat spoke to Nicole Dahl, the creative force behind the art hotel, along with three local artists, Krista Nicole, Elisha Lenhert and Rachel Ivanyi, whose work is featured on its walls.