In 1984, the local manic-punk band Useless Pieces of Shit became the first music group to be banned from the University of Arizona and inadvertently paved the way for the local hardcore music scene in Tucson today.
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Up-and-coming short-story author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah will be featured at this year’s Tucson Festival of Books for his debut book “Friday Black” — a collection of dystopian short stories that reveal the painful injustices of life and the grim realities of being young and black in America.
Jean Guerrero, investigative immigration journalist for KPBS, is an Emmy Award winner and the author of “Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir,” which will be featured in this year’s Tucson Festival of Books March 2-3.
The University of Arizona has an rich athletic history, notably in swimming, and sophomore Brooks Fail has earned his place as one of the greats, both locally and nationally.
The Student Health Advocacy Committee is promoting mental healthcare through physical health just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Competitive cyclist and University of Arizona professor of astronomy Eric Pearce has challenged himself to finish one of the biggest cycling tournaments in the country in just three and a half days.
Former University of Arizona gymnast Kennady Schneider has found her voice in the contemporary art of photography and is using it to represent the black community.
Children are in and out of emergency rooms every day. Most are in for accidents or illness — broken bones on playgrounds or the flu — but not always.
Some of the greatest inventors and scientists in the world were inspired by science fiction stories by the likes of Jules Verne, H.G. Wells and Ray Bradbury.
At 1533 E. Helen St. is a charming 88-year-old Spanish Style townhouse, now decked in modern additions: a wheelchair access ramp, barred windows and an almost crudely covered porch. The house is now property of the University of Arizona and houses the Key Desk, but for over 60 years, it was the home of two university professors and their children.
It is no secret that there is a culture of substance use in college. For students recovering from substance abuse, safely navigating the college environment can be an arduous task.
In 1954, Shirlee Bertolini — already a twirling champion — travelled by train from Detroit, Mich. to Tucson, Ariz. The band director at the time, Jack Lee, had plans for the Pride of Arizona and personally asked Bertolini to become the University of Arizona’s first featured twirler.
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In modern society, everything of necessity and importance has a lock and key. The people at the University of Arizona Lock Shop work behind-the-scenes out of old town houses to guarantee security.
Old Tucson Studios is stripping its Wild-Western roots in exchange for zombies, ghosts, gargoyles, chainsaw clowns and moss men for another season of fright. Welcome to Nightfall.
In 1971, NASA’s Mariner 9 entered orbit around the planet Mars, becoming the first spacecraft to ever successfully orbit another planet. By the end of its mission in 1972, the orbiter mapped 70 percent of the planet’s surface, transmitting more than 7,300 monumental images that transformed the realm of science.
For college students, it is incredibly easy to fall prey to unhealthy eating habits, as students may not know how to cook, may lack the time to do so or could be low on grocery money. Luckily for students at the University of Arizona, Arizona Student Unions is hosting another year of plantED Culinary Workshops, beginning this month.
With 56 fraternities and sororities on-campus, Greek Life is a significant aspect of University of Arizona culture. Although Greek Life is steadily becoming more inclusive, LGBTQ+ involvement in fraternities and sororities is a relatively new subject.
At 4:30 a.m. last August, Brian Seastone received a life-changing phone call. The voice on the other end of the line informed the University of Arizona chief of police that Woman-Ochre, a painting stolen from the UA Museum of Art over 30 years ago, had been recovered at a location just three hours away.
The University of Arizona Bookstore has spent months preparing for the fall semester, and it is finally here.