Arts & Life

Dogs, denim and daring to learn

Fashion minor students at the University of Arizona are learning the tricks of the trade as they host and plan a Dogs N’ Denim Fashion Show. While these students are learning what it really means to work in fashion, they’re doing it all in a sustainable manner and for a charitable cause. The second annual Dogs N’ Denim Fashion Show is on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. on the UA Mall.  The students have been working the majority of the semester on designing capes for the dogs using donated, upcycled materials, as well as planning the entirety of the event themselves. Read more

Four alumni, then and now

Every year, the University of Arizona Alumni Association (UAAA) gives colleges the chance to honor accomplished alumni for how far they’ve come. The Daily Wildcat communicated with four of these distinguished alumni via email to share their stories as UA students. Here are four Alumni of the Year, both then and now: Read more

Homecoming traditions

Homecoming Week here at the University of Arizona is about coming home to traditions, gathering with old friends and celebrating the meaning of being a Wildcat. What better way to be welcomed home than by a good, old-fashioned tailgate? The Vorholzer family in particular have been dedicated to UA football and tailgating for many years through three generations of Wildcats under their belts, with another on the way. Read more

Alumni Association shows Wildcat Pride

The University of Arizona is ready to celebrate its 105th Homecoming Week and the UA Alumni Association (UAAA) wants to show what it means to be a Wildcat. Homecoming Week has been in the planning stages ever since the UA Athletics Department finalized the football schedule and the UAAA is excited to show off the culmination of such work. Read more

Top Daily Wildcat stories from 1969

Daily Wildcat reporters Claudio Cerrillo and Mikayla Kaber took a look at our past archives and chose top articles they feel should be highlighted from the school year of 1968-69. Read more

TV Show's makeup trend highlights the generation today

Bright in rhinestones and bold in color, the HBO series "Euphoria" inspires a new makeup trend that highlights the generation today.  "Euphoria" is an adaptation of an Israeli series of the same name, and centers around the life of 17-year-old drug addict Rue Bennett (Zendaya) in the pursuit of recovery. As she navigates through high school in her small town, new to town is Jules Vaughn (Hunter Schafer), a transgender girl that slowly becomes one of Rue’s closest friends and potential love interest.  Read more

Cosplay bringing the community together

The Tucson Convention Center is gearing up for Tucson Comic Con on Nov. 1-3, which will host a space for cosplayers from all around to explore their limitless imagination and creativity. For some local cosplayers, imagination and creativity are said to be tools that connect with others in the community. Local cosplayers like Nikki Padgen and Jeka Bosworth chose to join organizations that gave them the chance to give back through their cosplaying hobby. Read more

Get spooked with these UA classes

If you’re looking for a class to spook you all semester this Halloween season, the University of Arizona has opened up three of the spookiest classes offered this upcoming spring semester.  Read more

Miss Native American University of Arizona pageant continues to share tradition and culture

For the past 39 years, the Miss Native American University of Arizona Pageant has brought together many indigenous and educational communities on campus. Miss Native American UA Pageant is an open event celebrating women ambassadors and Native American communities. It serves as a platform to highlight indigenous culture, heritage and inclusion through community involvement. Accompanied by UA Wildcat Nation Drum Group playing traditional songs for the event, this year’s pageant was held at the Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building on Oct. 26. Read more

Pom Line dances Wildcats to victory

Performing in front of thousands of people can cause one to feel anxious, sweaty, nauseous or all three. The University of Arizona Pom Line does it every week, and the pressure is even higher as the squad gears up to dance at the biggest event of the year: Homecoming. The Arizona Pom Line is a part of the Pride of Arizona Marching Band and exists to promote school spirit and community outreach, according to their website. However, when representing a D1 school, the dancing itself is just the beginning.  Read more

UA alum takes Daily Wildcat experience to the TV screen

From health writing at the Daily Wildcat to behind-the-scenes work on The Dr. Oz Show, Akshay Syal is making the University of Arizona proud. Syal once studied physiology at the UA and wrote as a health reporter for the news desk at the Daily Wildcat and the experience, he said, was influential in his work in the medical field and on The Dr. Oz Show. Read more