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Updated January 26, 2021

The new slackers on campus: Slacklining

If you’re walking on campus near the corner of University Boulevard and Park Avenue, you’ll likely find a few shirtless men balancing on a slack rope strung between two trees. These men are students with a variety of backgrounds who all share one thing in common: Their love of slacklining. Read more

Late 90s classics turn 20

With all the hits produced, 1997 was a great year to spend in the movie theaters. The list notable films we know and love includes “Titanic,” “Liar Liar,” “Fools Rush In” and “Con Air,” among plenty of other classics. Read on for a throwback to the late 1990s, when the Spice Girls and “Seinfeld” were all the rage. Read more

Festival of Books showcases literacy in Tucson

Amazon recently ranked Tucson as No. 7 in it’s top 20 most well-read cities in America, which is no surprise here. The Tucson community celebrates its love for literature every year at the Festival of Books, held on the UA Mall. Read more

A Closer Look Book Club creates discussion

A Closer Look Book Club is a project of docents within the UA Poetry Center. This club looks to challenge their members and choose titles that will create discussions that leave the group and follow members into their daily lives. Read more

UA students and professor weigh in on movie adaptions of books

Some people may argue when a novel is made into a film it loses its original interpretation to something more relevant to the director or current societal norms. Other people argue that to make the film captivate various audiences it needs to be able to stand alone as its own creative work. Read more