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

University of Arizona's local landmark for liquor

Through the rise and fall of local businesses, the construction of towering downtown structures and the rapid expansion of the University of Arizona across the city, a small liquor store stood its ground. U of A Liquors is a drive-thru liquor store that has sat on the southeast corner of Sixth Street and Park Avenue for the past 42 years, catering a wide selection of wines and beers to the area near the university. Read more

Art exhibition features both sides of border

In today’s political climate, there is a lot of conflict regarding the United States and Mexico border. This issue prompts local, national and international artists to band together for an exhibit to bring attention to the state of the border from both sides of the border. “Arte de la Frontera” is a free art show hosted by Studio ONE A Space for Art and Activism in collaboration with the Ambos Nogales Border Art Project, or ANBAP. Composed of work from over 20 artists, the exhibit will feature pieces from artists of Nogales, Sonora, Nogales, Ariz. and Tucson. 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