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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (10/16)
676 2 0.3%
Total (8/2)
39,754 601 1.5%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
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Updated October 16, 2021

Will the Sun Link streetcar stay free through the new year?

The Sun Link Streetcar that runs along 2nd St., University Blvd. and Fourth Ave. is one of the main modes of transportation for many University of Arizona students. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic Sun Tran has made all of its services free, providing thousands of students transportation in the area; however, that may all change come the new year.  Read more

Grant funds new forensic exam site at Banner hospital, expands services for sexual assault survivors

A new forensic exam site for sexual assault survivors has opened at Banner University Medical Center on Aug. 25, thanks to a $499,382 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice and a collaboration between experts from the University of Arizona, the Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault and Banner.  The grant aims to expand services for sexual assault survivors, including the creation of a Sexual Assault Response Team, a streamlined care service for students on campus. Read more

Arizona educators seek injunction on the ban of mask mandates

Mask and vaccination mandates in Arizona will be prohibited on Sept. 29, according to budget reconciliation bills passed in late June, but a preliminary injunction filed by Arizona educators aims to reverse that. The preliminary injunction seeks to overturn sections of House Bill 2898, Senate Bill 1824, SB 1825 and SB 1819 as unconstitutional. Read more

Week at a Glance: Sept. 13-19

The Daily Wildcat compiles weekly a list of important dates to make note of to help students keep track of events and academic deadlines amidst their busy schedules. Check out some of the dates to remember for this week, Sept. 13 through Sept. 19. Read more

Unidentified Jeep wrangler wrangles Jeep Wranglers

UAPD is actively investigating four car thefts that occurred since the beginning of the fall 2021 semester. Police advise that Jeep Wrangler owners or a similar vehicle with an exterior hood latch consider acquiring an anti-theft mechanism or locking device to protect their vehicle from break-ins. Read more

UAZ Divest challenges UA’s $64 million investment in fossil fuels

Student-led organization UAZ Divest is on a mission to discontinue the University of Arizona’s investments in fossil fuels, which as of 2019, amount to over $64 million. The Daily Wildcat spoke with UAZ Divest members senior Frances Slater, junior Stella Heflin, and sophomore Samantha Wetherell to discuss the organization’s goals and plans for the future. Read more