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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (11/30)
442 8 1.8%
Total (8/2)
61,708 982 1.6%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated November 30, 2021

Arizonans fight food desert problem

Imagine making a 100-mile trip every time you need fresh produce. More than 700,000 Arizona residents have no other option.Arizona’s largest county, Maricopa, has 55 food deserts, and the residents make up more than half of Arizona’s population, according to the Food Desert Locator released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read more

Ron Barber talks student debt

Demoratic Rep. Ron Barber is running for re-election this November, and with the student loan debt crisis affecting voters in Pima County, he has been vocal about pushing for a solution by combatting loan defaults and prioritizing education. Read more

Martha McSally talks student debt

Republican Martha McSally is running for election against Democratic Rep. Ron Barber this November, and with student loan debt affecting residents and voters in Pima County, education has become a hot issue for the candidates. Read more

Arizona law under fire for definition of nudity

Written with the intent to criminalize "revenge porn," Arizona's recent law banning the circulation of nude pictures without written consent is coming under fire for being poorly written and taking the definition of nudity a step too far. Read more

Common core favorable at UA

With Common Core standards on the line in the gubernatorial election, some UA professors and local Tucson teachers agree that common core standards are beneficial to students in preparing for college. Read more

Board of regents approves performance bonus for Hart

FLAGSTAFF — The Arizona Board of Regents voted to approve performance incentives for UA President Ann Weaver Hart and other Arizona university presidents during the last day of its meeting at Northern Arizona University on Friday. The performance incentives, which total $40,000, were given to Hart for accomplishments she made at the UA made during the past 2013-14 academic year. Read more