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Q&A with Lori Wiest, new director of the UA Fred Fox School of Music

From her childhood years into adulthood, Lori Wiest has been surrounded by music. Now, she has been appointed the new director of the University of Arizona’s Fred Fox School of Music starting on July 1. Part of Wiest's personal music education occurred at the UA. Thirty years ago, Wiest received her doctorate in choral conducting from the UA. In addition, Wiest also has a master's degree in choral music from Arizona State University and a bachelor's in music education and piano performance from North Dakota State University. Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/27)
1,051 36 3.4%
Total (8/4)
36,634 2,291 6.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 27, 2020

Arizona soccer steals a win in extra time against Washington

From the opening whistle, Washington was not going to allow the Wildcats to get anything easily. The Huskies played a physical game, with their defenders making it difficult for Arizona’s forwards by constantly attacking and pushing the ‘Cats towards the sidelines rather than allowing them to pressure the middle of the field.   Read more

Analysis: Four stats that stood out vs Utah

The man who eventually did take over as the quarterback through most of the game, Rhett Rodriguez, son of former head coach Rich Rodriguez stepped in and threw his first career touchdown pass on friday night.  Read more

Skinner's Winners: Week seven picks

In what is thankfully the primetime game of the weekend, as I, a sane person, consider Sunday Night Football to be a superior product to Monday Night Football, should not disappoint neutral viewers as the NFL’s brightest young quarterback Patrick Mahomes faces off against the greatest quarterback to buckle a chinstrap -- Tom Brady.   Read more

Analysis: Five moments that defined Arizona's win over Cal

In a game that saw Cal quarterback Brandon McIlwain stay entrenched in the starting lineup for all four quarters for the first time this season, there were also several other unanticipated factors that ultimately led to Arizona’s 24-17 win. Here are the five most defining moments of tonight’s game:  Read more

Analysis: Arizona’s offense stalls out vs USC

ANALYSIS: If Arizona football continues this trend of inconsistency, forget the Territorial Cup, Arizona won’t even be playing in a bowl game if this kind of play continues. These lingering issues need to be addressed, quickly. Read more