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Arts & Life

Arizona artists look back on their last year at UA

Artists can be perfectionists, spending countless hours and stress towards their work to be displayed to the world. For graduating seniors and master’s students at the UA, finally experiencing the fruits of their labor honed throughout the year is as rewarding as it is emotional. Read more

Super Cool News: The ultimate UA bucket list

College is one of the busiest times of a young adult’s life. Between figuring out what we supposedly want to spend the rest of our lives doing, studying extensively for exams, writing papers and consuming large amounts of alcohol at parties, it can become easy to lose track of time. Before you know it, you’re about to graduate without having completed all of the things that UA students must do during their time here. Read more

Senior Wildcats talk inspiration to succeed

May marks the end of the semester for each of us, however, this May marks a significant ending for this year’s seniors preparing to graduate. The Daily Wildcat took a moment to learn what inspired some of those among this year’s graduating class and how they’ve continually strived for their degrees amidst the craziness of college life that we are all personally familiar with. Read more

Seniors show off decorated graduation caps

Decorating a graduation cap is a tradition and can be a clever way to stand out from the crowd. Many students feel that it’s a rite of passage and can be a great way for loved ones to find them in a sea of graduates who are moving into the real world. Read more

Performances spotlight UA student work

The UA College of Fine Arts boasts an array of talented students across a variety of disciplines. Art is meant to be shared and it is an integral part of an art student’s college career to exhibit their art to peers, mentors and the public, but throughout the year, there are too many public performances to count. Read more

Cinco de Mayo sans cultural appropriation

El Cinco de Mayo is a holiday celebrated on May 5. It celebrates a victory Mexican troops had against French troops in Puebla, Mexico in 1862. According to the account passed down in Mexican history, this feat is a source of celebration because Mexicans where outnumbered in this battle and had the bleak possibility of losing—yet they won. Read more

Arts nonprofits move forward while facing potential budget cuts

In March, President Donald Trump’s first budget plan proposed complete defunding of the National Endowment for the Arts, along with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Defunding these means taking money from PBS and National Public Radio, as well as thousands of theaters, museums, festivals, galleries and other places for artistic expression. Read more