Arizona

Incarcerated artists find hope in creating an art exhibit

A mother stood by her son’s artwork with a beaming smile as a phone camera flashed while other visitors gazed at pieces of art intently. Artwork descriptions and artist profiles read as letters of encouragement, love, admiration, hope and, above all, resilience. The University of Arizona Museum of Art opened its newest exhibit “Hobby Craft" on Jan. 17, which will remain on display until March 29. The art was created and curated by inmates currently incarcerated in the Arizona State Prison Complex, and its themes radiated resilience.  Read more

Incarcerated artists find hope in creating an art exhibit

A mother stood by her son’s artwork with a beaming smile as a phone camera flashed while other visitors gazed at pieces of art intently. Artwork descriptions and artist profiles read as letters of encouragement, love, admiration, hope and, above all, resilience. The University of Arizona Museum of Art opened its newest exhibit “Hobby Craft" on Jan. 17, which will remain on display until March 29. The art was created and curated by inmates currently incarcerated in the Arizona State Prison Complex, and its themes radiated resilience.  Read more

Analysis: Poor shooting dooms Wildcats in big matchup against Gonzaga

Despite a furious late-game rally that saw Arizona trim a 16-point lead to just 2 in the closing seconds, the Wildcats were unable to overcome a night of poor shooting that saw them shoot below 40 percent from the field and 30 percent from 3-point range. A rough night for their point guard, a potential newcomer taking things in and a potential fashion decision highlighted the night inside McKale Center. Read more

The Pac-12 conference is loaded and ready to shine this year

The Pac-12 is notoriously known for underachieving, especially during basketball season. They only have one final four appearance in the last ten years (Oregon, 2017). But this year the Pac-12 has plenty of good teams that should make the tournament and could possibly make a run. Here is a quick look at the top teams in the Pac-12. Read more

High press key for Arizona in 4-0 trouncing of UC Irvine

Arizona women's soccer started fast, intense and never let up in its 4-0 victory over the UC Irvine Anteaters. The ‘Cats dominated the run of play from the opening whistle, scoring three goals in the first nine minutes. UA also maintained their streak of not conceding a goal, which is now at four games, five including their opening friendly. Read more

Williams undergoes knee surgery, ruled out for 2019-20 season

 It’s less than two months away from the Red-Blue Game and Arizona men’s basketball is already off to a rough start to what is supposed to be a bounce back year. Sophomore guard Brandon Williams will miss the entire 2019-20 season after undergoing knee surgery recently, as first reported by Jeff Goodman of WatchStadium and later confirmed by UA.   Read more

OPINION: Arizona cannot let student exemption win

 Arizona’s vote to raise the state minimum wage from 8 dollars to 12 passed back in 2016 by a wide margin, carrying 58% of the statewide vote and carrying with it every county except for Graham county (1). This level of support for our minimum wage workers was a surprising wake up call to our legislators in Phoenix, who have historically kept our state wage within a dollar of the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour (2).  Read more