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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

University cultural centers, advocacy programs face funding cuts

The budgets of diversity-related programs have been cut by the University of Arizona due to pandemic impacts.  The pandemic has affected every facet of the university, whether it’s job losses or furloughs. The impact includes the cultural and resource centers and the Ombuds office, programs built on providing support, awareness and community to students of all backgrounds. Read more

UA Rec Center faces overcrowding, mask-wearing noncompliance

The University of Arizona Student Recreation Center is a popular spot for students to unwind after a long day of online classes. In the late afternoon, masked students often cluster at the entryway, sometimes waiting up to 30 minutes for the gym to dip below maximum capacity so that they can begin their workout.  Read more

Access software on the cloud with VCAT

University of Arizona students in need of running essential programs for classes can now access them on a server without downloading anything to their personal laptops or physically going into a computer lab. Read more

The history of diversity in Tucson

Tucson is a beautiful place. Despite being in the dry, brown desert, various murals dot our cityscape. Sunsets with hues of red, orange, purple and blue fill the city sky and the valley that surrounds it with a rainbow of magnificent colors.  Read more

Student killed in Cherry Avenue garage shooting

A University of Arizona student has died according to an email sent out by President Dr. Robert C. Robbins Sunday, Feb. 21. According to the email, the student was killed in a shooting that occurred last night at the Cherry Avenue garage, which is located next to the Bear Down Stadium.   Read more