Since everyone at the UA may end up having to get this test, let me give you a quick overview of the experience as a person who hates the very thought of blood. Read more
By Amber Soland | 05/12/2020 4:16pm
In the past month, there has been a resurgence in the consumption of plague stories and apocalyptic fiction. Pandemic films like “Contagion” and Netflix’s “Outbreak” have risen to particular prominence according to Business Insider, as well as Emily St. John Mandel’s novel “Station Eleven.” Being older works, the revival of these stories during the time of COVID-19 begs the question of why people turn to such stories now. What can these stories teach us?
By Diana Ramos | 05/11/2020 6:26pm
The University of Arizona's graduation ceremony was canceled on March 20 after President C. Robbins shut down campus events in wake of COVID-19. One of the most memorable moments for a college student was taken away, so how are seniors feeling? How are they dealing with the situation?
By Jake Toole | 05/11/2020 6:15pm
The University of Arizona Dean of Student’s Office created the new Student Emergency Fund to help students who are being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Isabella Barron | 05/11/2020 7:18pm
It wasn't an easy transition, but professors intensely dedicated to the education of their students at home and abroad found ways to curve the strangeness of online instruction.
By Sam Burdette | 05/05/2020 6:29pm
University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins announced that classes will be returning to in-person sessions this fall at a press conference in the Cole and Jeannie Davis Sports Center at 11 a.m. Thursday.
By Maggie Rockwell | 04/30/2020 3:36pm
President Robbins has implemented a new taskforce in response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on the university and its future, the Financial Sustainability Emergency Response Taskforce.
By Priya Jandu | 04/28/2020 10:09pm
A number of Arizona students requested for tuition to be lowered in light of the COVID-19 pandemic at the Arizona Board of Regents public hearing Monday, April 27.
By Katie Beauford | 04/27/2020 1:02pm
In the era of online classrooms and shelter at home orders, University of Arizona students are having to adjust to having nearly no in-person interaction with their friends and peers. For one group of Wildcats, the best way they’ve found to spend time together has been playing together in the online multiplayer world of Club Penguin.
By Amit Syal | 04/26/2020 11:33am
The past few weeks have seen an increasing number of developments regarding COVID-19. What started out as a disease limited to one country has made its way to at least 185 countries around the globe. As of April 26, the U.S. has nearly 1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 alongside 55,000 confirmed deaths.
By Ella McCarville | 04/24/2020 5:16pm
The University of Arizona Museum of Art and Prison Education Project’s exhibition “HobbyCraft” and the UA Poetry Centers “Free Time: Building a Community of Mentors for Incarcerated Writers” were both halted in the midst of mass cancellations.
Career Support: Tips for Students (or Anyone!) Working Remotely Finding creative ways to work from home can be a challenge. While there are numerous articles about working remotely, few feature best practices for college students. Many students are not just working online, they’re also taking online classes. In addition, they’re sometimes facing other new challenges like working out of their childhood home or with multiple roommates.
By Ella McCarville | 04/23/2020 6:17pm
The financial difficulties spurred by the coronavirus outbreak could hasten changes to University of Arizona student hotspot Fourth Avenue. Small businesses, the driving force behind Historic Fourth Avenue, face challenges ranging from closures to construction projects like the new 13 story residential development from Opus Development.
By Katie Beauford | 04/20/2020 7:16pm
Since the UA announced that classes, clubs and work were to move online, FASA has been hosting general meetings and executive board member meetings via Zoom.
By Isabella Barron | 04/21/2020 1:51pm
Arizona is approaching three weeks of stay at home orders, implemented by Governor Doug Ducey on March 31. Though the orders given by Ducey and Tucson Mayor Regina Romero three weeks ago certainly projected trouble for "non-essential businesses," and some local restaurants have shifted to focus on giving back to the community in these troubling times.
By Diana Ramos | 04/20/2020 6:08pm
With college campuses across the country closing in response to COVID-19, University of Arizona students are joining so many others in the transition to online school. But what are students doing with their newfound free time?
By Daily Wildcat | 04/20/2020 7:17pm
A few members of the Daily Wildcat executive board interviewed University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins on April 3 about the UA's response to COVID-19 and plans for the future as this pandemic persists. This video discusses dorm consolidation.
By Quincy Sinek | 04/20/2020 6:53pm
In an email sent out to University of Arizona students and staff, President Robert C. Robbins announced furlough for employees and cuts made to the budget to make up for the estimated $66 million loss for this fiscal year.
By Isabella Barron | 04/12/2020 6:57pm
It has been consistently reported that as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a great shortage and need for face masks. A group of theater students and costume makers have teamed up to make masks for health workers across Tucson.