artsandamp;life

Eegee’s co-founder starts fresh with new restaurant

Despite previous success, Eegee’s co-founder and restaurateur Ed Irving has decided to start fresh in the food service industry.  Irving’s new restaurant, Slice and Ice, located on Grant Road, sells pizza, fries sandwhiches and some originals and no-longer-used Eegee’s recipes. Read more

Police Beat 2/12/20: Blame it on the alcohol

What’s the number one thing we’re told to do when being stopped by a police officer? Hint: It’s not to run. Apparently, a university student was not aware of this when she was approached by a University of Arizona Police Department officer in the early morning hours of Jan. 31 near Banner — University Medical Center.   Read more

Organizations join forces to help opioid users get treatment

 The University of Arizona has received a $1.47 million grant to join the Unified Medication Assisted Treatment Targeted Engagement Response project, or U-MATTER, along with the Tucson Police Department, CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness Inc. and Pima County to help opioid users seek treatment rather than imprisonment, according to a UA press release.   Read more

University of Arizona alumna Tamara Statman crowned Miss Tucson

“If you’re passionate about something, you’ll find time for it,” said Tamara “T” Statman, the current Miss Tucson Del Sol and previous four-year letter winner for the University of Arizona softball team. When she graduated from the UA in May 2019, T wanted to find something new to be involved in and found competing in pageants to be an exciting new endeavor. Read more

Israeli Air Force athlete turned UA tennis Champ

 The process of becoming a Division 1 collegiate athlete means practices starting from when you are 5 years old, a family or support system that is there to push you and a drive to go beyond where most people quit. For Talya Zandberg, however, it is all that and more.  Read more

Arizona alumni in the MLB: Where are they now?

 As Arizona baseball gets ready to open up a new season this week, MLB teams will also head to their respective Spring Training camps very soon. The motto around Hi Corbett Field that Jay Johnson and the whole University of Arizona team preaches is “MLB Training Ground,” serving as reminder that college baseball is a steppingstone to the MLB. It is posted around the coach’s offices, as well as in the captions of every social media post. With that in mind, here is a look at your former Wildcats in the MLB and where they are right now.   Read more

Arizona women's basketball rebounds from Oregon loss to take down No. 9 Oregon State

After getting dismantled against Oregon on Friday night, Arizona women's basketball rallied from a seven-point deficit in the second half to win 65-58 in overtime against Oregon State. This was its first win over a top-10 team on the road. The Wildcats improved from their sluggish night in Eugene with an impressive defensive display. Oregon State had 14 turnovers and completely fell apart at the end of the game.  Read more

Arizona softball sweeps opening tournament

Arizona softball could not have had a better start to its 2020 season after going 5-0 in the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe. Here’s what we learned from the weekend games as the Wildcats prepare to host the Hillenbrand Invitational next weekend. Read more

A tough end to a close game, Arizona lacrosse drops its season opener

Arizona lacrosse fell to Dominican University on Saturday after holding an early lead before letting it slip away later in the game. The Wildcats took an early 4-3 lead at the end of the first quarter in Saturday’s game against Dominican University. The Penguins showed signs of life once again by tying the game at four to start the second quarter. Read more