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Arts & Life

From visas to voting, international students express their thoughts on the upcoming election

The University of Arizona hosts more than four thousand international students, who are part of the over 1 million international students who leave their home countries to live, study and work across the United States. While studying in a new country offers unique opportunities to engage with different cultures, industries and education, it also comes with a plethora of concerns, particularly surrounding the United States' controversial and ever-changing immigration policies.  Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (10/22)
1,074 8 0.7%
Total (8/4)
54,122 2,441 4.5%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated October 22, 2020

Face painting a symbol of unity at All Souls Procession

Families, friends and students gathered on Fourth Avenue for the All Souls Procession Sunday night, their faces painted in homage to loved ones lost or in the spirit of festival. The sea of painted faces and even elaborate costumes filtered through Fourth Ave. and through downtown Tucson towards the Mercado in symbolism of the living walking among the dead. Read more

Glassblower Micah Blatt is the gem of his own bar: Mr. Head's

Micah Blatt, owner of Mr. Head's Art Gallery and Bar, has called Tucson home since 1996. Blatt began glass blowing when he was 18 years old. Self-taught, he wanted to open his own smoke shop with functional glass he would create himself, so he headed to the library to find books to study up on the unique art form. Read more