As the covid-19 pandemic grinds the economy to a dramatic halt, federal, state and local government are attempting to find ways to mitigate the consequences. Here is a run-down of proposals at each level of government. We will update this periodically. Read more
By Amit Syal | 03/20/2020 2:49am
The U.S. population is currently about 327 million people, of which nearly one-third consists of people 65 years of age and older. That's a lot. The older generations lived through the Great Depression and fought in World Wars. Millennials and members of Generation Z are being asked to stay inside. To each their own.
By Quincy Sinek | 03/18/2020 7:45pm
At 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, University of Arizona Libraries announced that the Main Library would be closed as of 5 p.m. the same night. Along with the Main Library, CATalyst Studios, the Science-Engineering Library, the Fine Arts Library and Special Collections are also closed.
By Jay Walker | 03/25/2020 3:34pm
As someone who has taken several online classes and seriously considered moving to all online, I would like to say I’m pretty good at e-learning. However, I know that a good portion of my friends are terrified by the idea of online school and just aren’t made for online learning.
By Claude Akins | 03/25/2020 3:33pm
Your grandfather is sick. Coughing, fever, aching. You finally decide to take him to the hospital. He cannot be treated. A young mother is there as well, and the hospital workers had to make a decision because there is a shortage of ventilators. He will suffer without medical help; he will die.
By Sam Burdette | 03/17/2020 1:14am
Vice Provost for Campus Life and Dean of Students Kendal Washington White spoke at a press conference a few minutes before 4 p.m. today where she addressed various changes and concerns connected to new University of Arizona policies in response to the coronavirus.
By Jacob Mennuti | 03/23/2020 1:54pm
It was not supposed to end like this. The Arizona Wildcats softball team ranked No. 4 in the country with a 22-3 record and riding a 11-game win streak into their most important part of the season.
By Amit Syal | 08/20/2020 2:24pm
As of March 16, there have been over 4,400 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States, according to The New York Times. Here are ten different myths and facts about COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, the novel strain of coronavirus.
By Amit Syal | 03/15/2020 9:11pm
In a time where the world seems to be falling apart, it is normal to wonder what all of these protective measures are for. Three words best capture the reason why the nation seems to be going through such extensive measures — flattening the curve. But what exactly is this curve and why is a flattened curve so important for proper protection against the novel coronavirus?
By Jake Toole | 03/15/2020 12:31pm
University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins sent an email to all UA students at around 3:20 p.m. on March 13, 2020 regarding an update on the new coronavirus policies, specifically on the future of campus dormitories.
By Amit Syal | 03/14/2020 4:52pm
It’s another Monday morning. You sluggishly get out of bed and get ready for a day of classes and work. But this time, you can’t shake off a runny nose, bad cough and flu-like symptoms. Were you one of the few people to have been infected with the novel coronavirus?
By Editorial board | 02/17/2020 3:22pm
Last week, people around the world sat down at their computers and typed in the words "beer" and "virus," perhaps wondering if there was some correlation between the deadly coronavirus recently discovered in Wuhan, China and Corona, the overpriced Mexican lager.
By Ana Teresa Espinoza | 02/03/2020 7:32pm
The University of Arizona’s annual Chinese New Year festival that would have taken place of Feb. 1 was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak in China, according to UAGlobal.