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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/17)
1,335 23 1.7%
Total (8/2)
22,564 434 1.9%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 18, 2021

Column: Tucson Mayor dabbles in foreign affairs

Arizona, as a whole, seems to support the Republican party, but Tucson Councilwoman Regina Romero has decided to make a statement to México. “It is important to distinguish ourselves from the rest of the state and the Republican Congress,” she said. Read more

Trending: #PressOn

Supporting the press in such a turbulent time for the industry has a payoff of ensuring we’re getting the facts we need. Read more

Column: Take back terms of endearment

Language consumes our lives.  Think about it. Language is one of the very elements of humanity that we claim is unique to us, although many scientists argue that some animals use languages as well. Read more

Column: Trump promised American greatness but only the people can deliver

Though Donald Trump’s actions this week, including issuing many executive orders, criticizing media and promoting aggressive foreign policy, were unnerving, the most terrifying aspect of Donald Trump’s presidency was laid out on the day he announced his campaign at Trump Tower. Looking out at the crowd, he declared, “We need somebody that will literally take this country and make it great again.” Read more

Column: Mike Pence's LGBT dance party

Last week, LGBTQ activists danced in the neighborhood where Vice President Mike Pence was renting a house. Protesting and marching usually consists of angry activists wanting to make a change, but these activists were standing in unity having a great time as they danced to popular music. The "Queer Dance Party at Mike Pence's House" came days before President Donald Trump was expected to be sworn into office, along with Vice President Pence. Read more