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What in the world is going on?

While school may stop, the news never does. Over the University of Arizona’s winter break, there seemed to be a surplus of newsworthy events from all over the world, both good and bad. If you haven’t been keeping up, here’s a quick recap of some of the most notable things you may have missed during the break.  Read more

A fad across the nation: A plant-based diet

Imagine this — you’re at a party having a conversation with a stranger. Within a few minutes, the stranger starts to bring up their diet and how they haven’t eaten an animal product in the last 11 years. You start to wonder — what for? Does the absence of meat pose any problems for this stranger you met 12 minutes ago?  Read more

Local legend 'Quad Man' has lived a life of adventure

Eddie Rodieck wears an olive-green scarf that rests on his tan shoulders in a faded brown tank top. He plants his Timberland boots firmly on the runners, a warm breeze moving through the oversized rips in his blue jeans. The rev of his engine turns heads as Rodieck cruises past crowded shops and restaurants on a Friday evening. He is a regular on University Boulevard, so much so that he has earned the nickname the “Quad Man.”   Read more

BREAKING: Man reportedly uses racial slurs against UA student at library

A man allegedly verbally harassed and physically intimidated a University of Arizona student in the Main Library Thursday, according to an email sent out to students and staff by Dean of Students Kendal Washington White. The man used racial slurs against the student, who is black, during his tirade. He has since been arrested and charged with four misdemeanors.  Read more

Police Beat 12/4/2019: Shots for shots

These were not the sorts of shots students are known for taking on the basketball court. Two University of Arizona Police Department officers arrived at the Campus Recreation Center at around 8 p.m. on Nov. 14 after receiving reports of students drinking alcohol at the Rec Center’s basketball court. Read more

UA events to help you survive finals

There comes a time of year where the nights feel longer, the homework gets harder and the feeling of being stressed out gets deeper. Finals and the weeks leading up to them can make people feel drained and feel like they are surviving college and not thriving in it. The University of Arizona has planned multiple events around campus to help students succeed in the end of the semester. Read more