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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
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated October 16, 2021

The PAC to end all PACs comes to UA

In a time of historic wealth inequality and a general election that saw record campaign spending, a new political organization is on a mission to drastically reduce the role of big money in politics and expand voting rights.  Read more

Ongoing debate in UA community about security cameras on campus

University of Arizona student, Forrest Keys, died during a shooting at the Cherry Avenue garage on Saturday, Feb. 20. A petition was made shortly after the shooting to install security cameras in all of the entrances and exits of garages on campus. The petition also wants to push for cameras on every level of the garages.  Read more

Digital storytelling at UA: Promoting anti-racism through virtual reality

A developing pilot project titled the "University of Arizona Extended Reality Initiative" aims to promote anti-racism using immersive experiences and augmented reality.  According to Bryan Carter, director of the Center for Digital Humanities, associate professor of Africana Studies at the University of Arizona and team member for the initiative, the project uses two types of virtual reality. Participants are immersed in a completely different world through headsets and 360-degree videography or engaged in an augmented reality, combining the real world with virtual objects. Read more

Police Beat 3/11/21: Frats just wanna have fun

These past two weeks brought more than their fair share of problems for the fraternity men of Greek row, along with a creepy Zoom incident that’ll make you glad we’re finally getting back to some in-person classes.  Read more