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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/25)
944 31 3.3%
Total (8/4)
35,583 2,255 6.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from
Updated September 25, 2020

What the government is doing about COVID-19

As the covid-19 pandemic grinds the economy to a dramatic halt, federal, state and local government are attempting to find ways to mitigate the consequences. Here is a run-down of proposals at each level of government. We will update this periodically.  Read more

COVID-19: Young age doesn't grant total immunity

The U.S. population is currently about 327 million people, of which nearly one-third consists of people 65 years of age and older. That's a lot. The older generations lived through the Great Depression and fought in World Wars. Millennials and members of Generation Z are being asked to stay inside. To each their own. Read more

Main Library announces closure due to coronavirus

At 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, University of Arizona Libraries announced that the Main Library would be closed as of 5 p.m. the same night.  Along with the Main Library, CATalyst Studios, the Science-Engineering Library, the Fine Arts Library and Special Collections are also closed.  Read more

OPINION: Quick tips for online classes

As someone who has taken several online classes and seriously considered moving to all online, I would like to say I’m pretty good at e-learning. However, I know that a good portion of my friends are terrified by the idea of online school and just aren’t made for online learning. Read more

Round one: Cracking some common myths about COVID-19

As of March 16, there have been over 4,400 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States, according to The New York Times. Here are ten different myths and facts about COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, the novel strain of coronavirus. Read more

Online classes: a protective measure to flatten the curve

In a time where the world seems to be falling apart, it is normal to wonder what all of these protective measures are for. Three words best capture the reason why the nation seems to be going through such extensive measures — flattening the curve. But what exactly is this curve and why is a flattened curve so important for proper protection against the novel coronavirus? Read more

Authors to look out for, despite cancellation of festival

When Norma Elia Cantú was a child, poems leapt from her imaginative mind, inspired by the folklore tales her grandmother used to tell her. Today, she is an award-winning author, the president of the American Folklore Society and a professor of folklore, creative writing and Latinx culture at Trinity University in San Antonio.   Read more