artsandamp;life

Arizona men's basketball ends their non-conference schedule against St. John's

The No. 16 Arizona men's basketball team hits the road tonight as they head to San Francisco, Calif., to play St. John’s (10-2) at 8 p.m. The Wildcats (10-2) look to bounce back from their second loss of the season after dropping their last contest to No. 2 Gonzaga. It is Arizona's fourth neutral site game of the year already after winning the Wooden Legacy. Here is a quick list of what to watch for in the upcoming game. Read more

Analysis: Poor shooting dooms Wildcats in big matchup against Gonzaga

Despite a furious late-game rally that saw Arizona trim a 16-point lead to just 2 in the closing seconds, the Wildcats were unable to overcome a night of poor shooting that saw them shoot below 40 percent from the field and 30 percent from 3-point range. A rough night for their point guard, a potential newcomer taking things in and a potential fashion decision highlighted the night inside McKale Center. Read more

BREAKING: Man reportedly uses racial slurs against UA student at library

A man allegedly verbally harassed and physically intimidated a University of Arizona student in the Main Library Thursday, according to an email sent out to students and staff by Dean of Students Kendal Washington White. The man used racial slurs against the student, who is black, during his tirade. He has since been arrested and charged with four misdemeanors.  Read more

The CATALYST for local art community

The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance opened a new collaborative art space for the local community on Dec. 3 in the Tucson Mall. CATALYST is a venue dedicated to all manner of creative collaborations, from music and art to cooking and robotics. According to SAACA’s website, the space is meant to “serve as an active partner in the educational, economic and cultural life in Southern Arizona” and is “for all ages and forms of creativity to flourish.” Read more

Forgery to thievery, a brief history of art crime at the UA Museum

Art crime is woven throughout museums, galleries and private collections alike. From forgeries to the theft of its most valuable painting, the University of Arizona Museum of Art has an art crime history all of its own. The art museum's Curator of Exhibitions Olivia Miller gave a community talk called “Crimes Against Art” about incidents of the museum at the Murphy-Wilmot Library on Dec. 6.  Read more

Police Beat 12/4/2019: Shots for shots

These were not the sorts of shots students are known for taking on the basketball court. Two University of Arizona Police Department officers arrived at the Campus Recreation Center at around 8 p.m. on Nov. 14 after receiving reports of students drinking alcohol at the Rec Center’s basketball court. Read more

Unsung heroes keep UA up and running

The University of Arizona counts on a huge staff that keeps the campus running smoothly. These employees work diligently every day, but their names go unnoticed in the eye of the general public. They clean restrooms, keep elevators working, maintain plumbing and electrics, make locks and keys for the entire campus and more. With nearly 30 departments, UA Facilities Management provide maintenance to campus that support students, faculty and staff to achieve their academic, professional and life goals. Read more