Police Beat 8/26/2019: Secret Identity

 While we would not normally give criminal advice, here’s a tip for future conmen: When the police ask for your identity, do not give them a name that sounds like a rejected Marvel comic book character. University of Arizona Police Department officers were patrolling the east side of campus in search of a man reported to be peering into car windows and pulling on their door handles on Aug. 7 at around 12:15 p.m.  Read more

UA joins coalition researching climate change policy

President Dr. Robert C.Robbins attended the University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, last month at the University of Vancouver in British Columbia to participate on a panel of university presidents. UC3 announced their Research for Policy Platform, a project seeking to promote and accelerate research on climate change policy.   Read more

Tucson PD tips on how to be a good neighbor

It is the start of a new school year, which will be celebrated with music and parties. The Tucson Police Department wants everyone to have fun but wants to encourage safety and remind everyone to be good neighbors.   Read more

How to ssstay sssafe around rattlesnakesss

Blazing heat and the monsoon storms aren’t the only desert hazards to watch out for this summer. Rattlesnake activity increases with warm weather, and it’s important to be aware of how to react when confronted with this venomous critter. Read more

How to make the most of student discounts

 College students are already spending thousands of dollars on tuition, making it safe to say any discount they can get means a lot. Here is a list of discounts you can enjoy for just being a student.  Read more

Resources for the LGBTQ+ community

The Equal Opportunity Policy of the University of Arizona states that UA provides equal opportunity to all individuals, regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sex or sexual orientation. Here is a list of resources that are available to all members of the LGBTQ+ community in Tucson and on UA campus. Read more

Starting the path to being politically active

As college starts this year, local mayoral elections are occurring in August and more broad-scale elections are starting to peek over the horizon. That being said, getting engaged in politics can be difficult when away at college, in or out of state.  Read more