Arts & Life

Dogs, denim and daring to learn

Fashion minor students at the University of Arizona are learning the tricks of the trade as they host and plan a Dogs N’ Denim Fashion Show. While these students are learning what it really means to work in fashion, they’re doing it all in a sustainable manner and for a charitable cause. The second annual Dogs N’ Denim Fashion Show is on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. on the UA Mall.  The students have been working the majority of the semester on designing capes for the dogs using donated, upcycled materials, as well as planning the entirety of the event themselves. Read more

‘Railed Out Art Show’ benefits horse rescue

Outside of western paintings hanging in grandparents’ houses, art and horses are not an obvious pair. But art students from the University of Arizona are making the two worlds collide with the “Railed Out Art Show”, a student-led, local gallery for the benefit of Wild Horse Ranch Rescue. Read more

Local film festival showcases unique perspectives of Mexico

A documentary filmmaker records his matriarch grandmother, who reveals many secrets about their family. An indigenous girl defies any notion of how class should hold her and her mother down as domestic servants. A wealthy wife tries to maintain her composure and status while the economy crashes around her in 1982 Mexico. Stories like these will be shown in theaters in Tucson this week.  Read more

UA student rocks Club Congress

Some new bands strive for money and fame; however, Anastasia Lopez, a University of Arizona student studying Spanish, and the rest of Tonight’s Sunshine say they are using their musical talents to give back.  Read more

The 131ers are paying their dues on the road

Kaleb Davies of the indie rock band The 131ers took a break between shows in Seattle to talk to the Daily Wildcat about the tour behind their album, “Nothing’s As It Should Be.” That road isn’t always paved in gold, but The 131ers do find the occasional nugget on their journey across America Read more

Green Degree Guide spotlights sustainability

The University of Arizona has been looking to lead in environmental initiatives for nearly a decade — this was why the Institute of the Environment was founded in the first place: as a communal space for environmental researchers to come together to find solutions to environmental challenges and to interact with communities so they can make the best-informed decisions and teach students to do the same. Read more

East Asian studies’ Korean minor hopes to grow into a major

The department of East Asian studies expanded a year ago by making the decision to create a Korean Minor. As student interest grows in studying Chinese and Japanese culture, the program looked at ways to expand, and adding a minor in Korean studies was the answer, according to Margaret Camp, the undergraduate advisor for East Asian studies. Read more

Wildcats in New York

Fashion is more than a career to two UA Wildcats. It is something that turned into an experience that sent both undergraduates to New York City. Read more

AirGarage: Affordable on-campus parking

Finding affordable parking around the University of Arizona campus is often difficult for students and faculty members who drive to campus. Between the high costs of garage or lot parking at the UA and the city’s regulation of parking permits and time limits in the downtown area, driving on a budget can look grim. Read more