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Arts & Life

The Huss Family in Wildcat Country

As the first university in the state, the University of Arizona has educated many generations — some entire families have been Wildcats. For the Huss family, the phrase “Wildcat for life” has taken on a whole new meaning. To them, being a Wildcat is a bond. Read more

Arizona Insect Festival buzzin' with bees and more

Did you know that there are more species of native bees living in Tucson than any other place in the world? That fun fact was just one of the hundreds shared at the ninth annual Arizona Insect Festival, which took place at the University of Arizona’s Environmental and Natural Resources 2 Building on Oct. 20. Read more

Women's Hackathon promoting community through computers

 Some people spend their weekends watching Netflix, but these women spent the weekend coding their way to the top at the fifth annual University of Arizona’s Women’s Hackathon. The Hackathon, a non-competitive sprint project-building and technology workshop event, hosted women computer programmers and other software developers of all ages and skill levels. Read more

Hang with the guys and ghouls at the Owls Club

Tucson is brimming with old structures rumored to be haunted, from Hotel Congress to the Fox Theatre, but the Owls Club is where both alcoholic and ghostly spirits collide. Just around the corner, in historic Armory Park, the Owls Club is a western-inspired bar brimming with spirits of all kinds: historic, alcoholic and — depending on what you believe — supernatural. Read more

Q&A with Piranha: More to drag than racing

In partnership with the University of Arizona Institute for LGBT Studies,  Piranha created a free workshop titled “Drag as Therapy” that will take place on Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Global Justice Center. However, the workshop will stay open until 5 p.m. to allow participants to continue working on their projects.  Read more

University of Arizona alumni comes back to campus with an award-winning film

Justin Mashouf graduated from the University of Arizona in 2008 where he received his bachelors in Media Arts. He is now a four-time Emmy-award-winning filmmaker and artist based in Los Angeles. Mashouf is now coming back to campus to screen with his recent and the most praised film in his career, "The Honest Struggle," on Oct. 18. With this film, Mashouf claims that the UA always had a part of his heart.  Read more

Breaking Bad returns in an intense and entertaining way

"Breaking Bad" is not only one of the most critically acclaimed shows of all time, but it is my favorite drama series of all time. When the making of the sequel movie "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" was announced, I was skeptical, hoping that the memory of the show wouldn’t be tainted. So, how did it live up to its predecessor?  Read more