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Staying safe at night: A short guide

 Late nights can turn into early mornings, and students may be less observant and careful as they make their way to and from events. Night safety can be crucial on a college campus and many resources are provided to create a safe time out.  The University of Arizona campus offers many resources to keep you safe, but there are also some simple steps you can take to increase your safety at night. Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/16)
1,145 25 2.2%
Total (8/2)
19,921 377 1.9%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 16, 2021

Park Student Union to become UA Global Center

The University of Arizona’s Strategic Plan outlines many changes, some of which have already been set in motion. One such project is the development of a UA Global Center in the current Park Student Union building, which will house many of the services UA Global provides.  Read more

Previously identified religious cult remains on campus

Have you been approached on campus by a person wearing sunglasses and an empty backpack asking you to take a survey on religion?  If you have, you were probably approached by a member of the Faith Christian Church. In 2015, over 20 former members alleged this Christian ministry had cult-like practices, according to an Arizona Daily Star investigative article.  This investigation, however, has not prevented group members from being on campus and interacting with students. The alleged cult-like practices included teaching members to corporally punish their children, financially coercing members and encouraging members to alienate themselves from their families.   FCC was a member of the University Religious Council until the article was published, prompting the URC to investigate FCC and revoke its membership. Read more

E-scooters to hit Tucson streets in July

In October of 2018, the University of Arizona banned the use of e-scooters and similar devices on campus. Those caught riding a scooter on campus are subject to possible fines and impounding of the device. Read more

Addy, the study buddy: The harms of unprescribed Adderall

“College is tough And sometimes you just neeD a little help. SenD me an email and we can talk about how we can get Your college career on the next level.” Last semester a flier in the Harvill building with this text, with the capitalized letters spelling out “ADDY,” was forwarded to the University of Arizona Police Department by Rosanna Curti from the Dean of Students Office, according to the UAPD case report. The attachment was sent to Mickell Barney, a UAPD Crime Analyst, leading to the discovery of a non-UA affiliated individual selling Adderall, aka Addy, on campus.  Read more

UA names Andrew Schulz as new VP for the Arts

The University of Arizona now has a vice president of the arts, a position that President Robert C. Robbins says will increase the university’s cultural profile. As the new arts VP, Andrew Schulz, dean of the College of Fine Arts, will oversee the School of Art, the Fred Fox School of Music, the School of Dance, the School of Theatre, Film, and Television, UA Presents, the Hanson Film Institute and the CFA in schools.  Read more