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UA PIKE chapter unrecognized; Alleged sexual assault possibly conflicts with official statements

On June 15, the University of Arizona announced the decision to issue a Loss of Recognition status to the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity after an investigation involving the group’s March 11 house party. Two days later, a Banner University Medical Center nurse reported the alleged sexual assault of a female UA student that reportedly happened at the PIKE house on the night of March 13, which conflicts with the fraternity’s official statements provided in the Dean of Students Office’s Loss of Recognition Letter. Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (7/15)
57 3 5.3%
Total (8/4)
274,434 4,382 1.6%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from
Updated July 15, 2021

2020: A year of activism for the UA community

The 2020-21 academic year has come with a lot of changes, including a lot of new programs and advocacy that started at the University of Arizona. Here's a look back at newly established groups, and what they've accomplished so far in their short time on campus. Read more

Reflecting on the news of the past year

It has been a crazy year with many events, changes and Zoom university. However, the news reporters at the Daily Wildcat have worked hard to keep you up to date with everything going on statewide, locally and at the University of Arizona. Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Read more

ABOR hears feedback on university tuition and program fee proposals

The Arizona Board of Regents held their 29th annual tuition hearing Tuesday, April 6. The meeting started off with the three presidents of the Arizona universities, Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University and University of Arizona discussing what they plan to ask the board to approve and/or consider for tuition.  Read more

Food waste rises during the pandemic

The subsequent increase in food takeout due to the pandemic has also led to an increase in single-use plastic items.This is particularly relevant when it comes to the increase in takeout food packaging as well as the use of non-reusable silverware, cups or plates even when dining in. Food waste itself, which can include the spoiling of food or food that is just thrown away, is already a problem in the U.S. According to the US Department of Agriculture, food waste accounts for 30-40 percent of the food supply.  Read more