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Daily (9/25)
944 31 3.3%
Total (8/4)
35,583 2,255 6.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
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Updated September 25, 2020

Lone Malefho: Activist, immigrant, influencer and UA student

Lone Malefho, a University of Arizona junior, is one of the student leaders from the Coalition of Black Students and Allies and Voices of Indigenous Concerns in Education who questioned President Dr. Robert C. Robbins, Provost Liesl Folks and other university administration and demanded accountability through the COBA list of demands.In addition to her activist work, Malefho is a self-proclaimed influencer in the making, also known as Botswana's Jewel on Instagram, described herself as multifaceted in her own right.  Read more

Local flower shop blooms on Fourth Ave

On the Historic Fourth Avenue in a concealed patio, the Flower Shop on 4th Avenue is a hidden gem with fresh flowers and a passion to create unique and artistic floral arrangements for the Tucson community. Read more

Cultural centers provide support and connection for UA students

The student population of the University of Arizona is diverse and so are its cultural centers. The UA's 15 cultural centers are there for you whether you want to connect with your culture away from home, chill out in a safe space or just be more involved on campus. Here are all the details you need to know on each center. Read more

HSI: An opportunity to serve students from diverse backgrounds

To Marla Franco, one of the main advocates for the University of Arizona obtaining the official title of Hispanic Serving Institution, the HSI title was not just a designation but an opportunity to serve students from diverse backgrounds. Franco "led the effort beginning in the 2015 academic year to move the UA from an Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution to full eligibility," according to UA News. April 5 marked the two-year anniversary of the University of Arizona’s Hispanic Serving Institution designation.  Read more

Advising! You need it!

One of the best parts about being a college student is the plethora of opportunities to study interesting material, gain experience in different fields and try new things. However, it can be easy to become overwhelmed by both the amount of choices available and the different requirements each choice comes with.  Read more

Spend time exploring off campus

While approximately 70% of incoming freshman students live their first year in campus dorms, many off-campus places accommodate other living essentials with student discounts. Having a CatCard can help off campus too. Here are some businesses near campus that can help you buy essential items at a discount. Read more

Monuments to the confederacy stand in Arizona

 People all over the world have been marching, protesting, and petitioning for change in the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and many other innocent Black Americans who were killed by law enforcement officers. This shift in political priorities has also brought with it a wave of support for removing Confederate monuments all across the United States. Despite a small role in the Civil War and less than a year in the Confederacy, Arizona has a handful of Confederate monuments and its own conversation about whether or not they need to be removed.  Read more