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ASUA Notebook 2/26/19: Senators meet to revisit old business

 The Associated Students of the University of Arizona, the university’s undergraduate student governing body, met on Wednesday, Feb. 26, to revisit old business, including many of the proposals made last week, with updates on the appropriations budget/committee and movement with the mental health committee. Read more

OPINION: The irony virus

If you aren’t living under a rock, you understand the serious implications of a global pandemic. My generation, however, is taking it a little differently. Read more

Two architects, two journeys, one connection: Judith Chafee

Co-authors Christopher Domin, an associate professor of architecture at the University of Arizona, and Kathryn McGuire, a Tucson architect, recently published a book titled "Powerhouse: The Life and Work of Judith Chafee." The two will be presenting authors together at the upcoming Tucson Festival of Books. Read more

Instant connections through themed dorm communities

There are plenty of ways for students to make new friends across campus, from participating in Greek Life to joining clubs or intramural sports teams. One of the lesser known methods available at the University of Arizona are themed dorm communities where like-minded people can connect during the first year of school. University dorms contain different theme options. For instance, Yavapai Residence Hall is home to the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Scholars Community, and Manzanita-Mohave Residence Hall houses the Arts District Theme Community. Read more

Data shows high levels of species extinction

Cristian Román-Palacios and John Wiens, who work in the University of Arizona Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, conducted research that led to the discovery that 44% of the species they were analyzing had gone extinct in certain sites.   Read more