artsandamp;life

Arizona hockey hosts ASU for final games of the season

No. 7 Arizona Hockey (23-4-3) is preparing to take on the No. 20 ASU Sun Devils (21-9-1) at home for the second time this season Friday night. This first game will be followed by Senior Night on Saturday. Both games start inside Tucson Arena at 7:30 p.m. Read more

Arizona women’s basketball concludes regular season with No. 4 Stanford and Cal

Arizona has been consistent all season until this past weekend, where the team ran into a road bump losing Aari McDonald for their road trip against Utah and Colorado. They defeated Utah handedly and dropped a brutal game to Colorado 50-38. The Buffaloes went on a 15-0 run to finish off the game and Arizona did not score in the final three minutes. Sam Thomas balled out for the Wildcats and dropped a career-high 31 points Friday against Utah. Sunday against Colorado was a different story, as she dropped 7 points shooting 2-for-9. Read more

Arizona softball heads to Tuscaloosa for Easton Crimson Classic

This weekend, the Arizona Wildcats head to Tuscaloosa, Ala., for the Easton Crimson Classic, hosted by the Alabama Crimson Tide. The Wildcats are set to play the University of Alabama and McNeese State University each twice and the University of Texas-Arlington once on Sunday afternoon to round up the weekend.  Read more

It's time to talk about homeless kids

How old do you think the average homeless person is? You were thinking people in their 20s or 30s, right? Older?  In 2015 on First Focus on Children, Alex Rosen, manager of the Chapman Partnership Homeless Service in Miami, FL., said that the average age of a homeless person in the United States is 11 years old Read more

Gendering will get us nowhere

It is human nature to be skeptical or have conflicting feelings on a topic to the point of indecisiveness. Because we are smack dab in the information age, people seem to lean more toward data and numbers over, say, emotion. To prove any point, people now want cold hard facts and numbers to sway them rather than a pathos-based argument. This strategy is useful when discussing an issue like climate change, for example. But what about matters of human experience?  Read more

The ins and outs of ASUA

If you’ve ever expressed your school spirit at ZonaZoo, used SafeRide to get home at night, hung out with friends at Spring Fling or gotten involved with any club or organization on campus, chances are you’ve heard of ASUA. Most recently, you may read some of the Daily Wildcat’s coverage of the ASUA primary that concluded on February 19. But what is ASUA? Who is involved and how does the election process work? Read more

Games and Gadgets a haven for local nerds

Tucson Games and Gadgets is a haven for gamers, geeks and everyone in between. The local game shop has two locations at the Park Place and Tucson malls that offer a community game space and products for anyone looking to dive into the world of gaming.  Both store locations have wall-to-wall arrays of tabletop games and a community space where anybody can simply sit down and play for free. From classics like chess or checkers, to fantasy favorites like Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons, to even party games like Cards Against Humanity, there is truly a game for everyone.  Read more