Arts & Life

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (12/8)
669 11 1.6%
Total (8/2)
66,070 1,065 1.6%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from
Updated December 8, 2021

Students help students at the We Protect Us Weekend

The We Protect Us Weekend, an event put on for the Campus Pantry in collaboration with the Coalition of Black Students and Allies and the Queers United Coalition, transpired this past weekend and brought with it a message of unity and the power of students in the University of Arizona community. Read more

Amplified A Cappella shines inside and outside the UA

Amplified A Cappella, one of the University of Arizona's a cappella groups, has faced the pandemic with music. Through their voices, Amplified shared its message about climate change and racial issues in UpstagedAID, organized by Upstaged Entertainment Group, one of the biggest virtual college a cappella competitions in history.  Read more

Tyrell Blacquemoss and the art of dreaming

The moment that artist Tyrell Blacquemoss sat down to speak with me, a wave of calm crashed over me. With a soothing voice dripping with wisdom, Blacquemoss’s grounded creative spirit took me on a journey as they gave me a glimpse into an art form I had never even considered: the art of dreams.    Read more

Business owners reflect on cancellation of Fourth Avenue's Winter Street Fair

 As the annual winter event brings in nearly 400,000 guests each year, the street fair would not be meeting the necessary protocol guidelines instituted by the Pima County Health Department according to the Historic Fourth Avenue website.  This was disappointing news for not only the many guests who attend, but for the artists, vendors, sponsors and local merchants who depend greatly on this event to boost their businesses.  Read more

GymCats are back in the apparatus

The spread of COVID-19 has posed many problems throughout the sports world. College sports were affected by COVID-19 cutting the season off. In an effort to keep sports relevant, University of Arizona Athletics gave the green light to coaches and student-athletes to start training. But now everything is different. Read more