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Arts & Life

Tucson food trucks overcome challenges during the pandemic

Last year marked a new beginning for up-and-coming business owners in the food industry. The pandemic has caused many food services to shut down along with all the grief and setbacks. A few new mobile food services like these three Tucson food truck businesses were finding ways to work in the food industry despite the difficulties.  Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (2/28)
25 0 0.0%
Total (8/4)
194,467 4,105 2.1%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
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Updated February 28, 2021

Bansheebeat: turning lectures into electro

For many students, getting paid to do what they are passionate about feels like only a pipedream. For Dylan Browne, it is his past, present and future. A UA junior and music major, Browne is a Tucson native and a musical artist under the name Bansheebeat. The independent electronic artist is inspired by Super Nintendo and Toonami, and Bansheebeat has been Browne’s primary musical project for years. Read more

Fake news is changing the news media landscape

Critical consumption by news gatherers, and trustworthy, fact-checked reporting are more important than ever for local and mainstream news outlets. More people are reading news online, where the volume of content is large, and the chance of encountering misinformation is abundant. Read more

Gather A Vintage Market's intricate setups draw a crowd

Stores in Tucson aren’t usually known for having only four days of business a month. But at Gather A Vintage Market, collectors of antiques and re-purposed industrial parts do just that, transforming a rustic warehouse space into a sense of home for the beginning of each month. Read more

The UA writes the handbook on microaggression

The UA recently released a Diversity and Inclusiveness in the Classroom handbook in order for professors and students at the UA to respectfully converse with each other without the accidental use of microaggressions. Read more

UA professor to update old native films by 'tribesourcing'

When the UA received the American Indian Film Gallery, an original collection of over 450 non-fiction films from the mid-1900s exploring the cultures of Native Americans, Jennifer Jenkins was convinced that the University should do more than simply host a display of the coveted film collection. Read more

Dragon rides to bungee jumps: Spring Fling rides have it all

UA’s annual Spring Fling carnival has been one of Tucson’s most beloved attractions and it will be operating for the 43rd time this weekend. Known for being the largest student-run carnival in the nation, Wildcats have a variety of options to experience the long-running spring festival. Read more