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Will the Sun Link streetcar stay free through the new year?

The Sun Link Streetcar that runs along 2nd St., University Blvd. and Fourth Ave. is one of the main modes of transportation for many University of Arizona students. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic Sun Tran has made all of its services free, providing thousands of students transportation in the area; however, that may all change come the new year.  Read more

Grant funds new forensic exam site at Banner hospital, expands services for sexual assault survivors

A new forensic exam site for sexual assault survivors has opened at Banner University Medical Center on Aug. 25, thanks to a $499,382 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice and a collaboration between experts from the University of Arizona, the Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault and Banner.  The grant aims to expand services for sexual assault survivors, including the creation of a Sexual Assault Response Team, a streamlined care service for students on campus. Read more

Arizona educators seek injunction on the ban of mask mandates

Mask and vaccination mandates in Arizona will be prohibited on Sept. 29, according to budget reconciliation bills passed in late June, but a preliminary injunction filed by Arizona educators aims to reverse that. The preliminary injunction seeks to overturn sections of House Bill 2898, Senate Bill 1824, SB 1825 and SB 1819 as unconstitutional. Read more