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Tucson will not become sanctuary city after Prop 205 fails to pass

Tucson voters rejected Proposition 205, meaning Tucson will not become a sanctuary city.  The proposition, which was officially titled Tucson Families Free and Together Ordinance, stated, “It is the policy of the city that the city be a sanctuary and safe refuge for all persons, regardless of race, color, ethnicity, immigration status, ability to speak English, mode of dress, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, economic status, and familial or marital status.” Read more

Bonfire brings the heat for another Homecoming Weekend

The University of Arizona Homecoming Weekend started Friday, Nov. 1, with the annual bonfire lighting up the west side of Old Main. The event started off at Main Gate Square with Bear Down Friday, followed by a march to Old Main where they started the bonfire and the Homecoming king and queen were announced.  Read more

Bar brawls: The bars around campus with the most fights

Most University of Arizona students are aware of the vibrant bar scene near campus and most have probably seen or heard of a bar fight or two. According to 911 call and case records from the Tucson Police Department from 2017 and 2019, of thirty bars located near the University and the downtown area, most of the violent incidents listed in the records were fights and assaults.   Read more

Q&A: Meet the newest Homecoming king and queen

Friday night at the University of Arizona’s Homecoming bonfire, students, family and alumni gathered to kick off Homecoming Week and see the crowning of the 2019 Homecoming king and queen. At the event the Bobcats Senior Honorary announced the newest Homecoming king to be Hunter Lindgren and the newest Homecoming queen to be Brigid Clark. The Daily Wildcat talked with UA's Homecoming royalty about school spirit, their time at the UA and their plans for the future. Read more

Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments at the UA College of Law

 The University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law will be hosting oral arguments on two controversial cases by the Arizona Supreme Court on Nov. 5 from 2-4 p.m. Any student can attend, and 150 students are already registered to go. It will be held at the Ares Auditorium in Room 164 at the College of Law.   Read more