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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (7/15)
57 3 5.3%
Total (8/4)
274,434 4,382 1.6%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated July 15, 2021

OPINION: Go watch a UA sports game, you will not regret it!

There are many factors that go into selecting a university to attend after you graduate high school. Excellent academics, active nightlife, wonderful weather and top sports teams are just some of what future college students hope to have. Well, start looking forward to the beginning of the school year, because the University of Arizona has all four!  Read more

OPINION: The NCAA needs to do something about the transfer portal

The summer used to be a time where recruiters could relax, knowing that their freshmen commitments and current players were locked in and ready to go for next season.  That is no longer the case as recruiters, coaches and universities scramble during every offseason to keep their players from leaving. The main pipeline that athletes use to leave their schools is the NCAA transfer portal. Read more

Arizona student athletes already profiting off NLI

As of July 1, 2021, the NCAA has approved a temporary policy to allow student-athletes in all three divisions to make money off the use of their name, image and likeness — also known as NIL. This is something many have been pushing for a long while, and it has finally come to fruition. Read more

OPINION: LSU may not be what Jay Johnson thinks it is

While losing both games in the College World Series was tough for the Arizona baseball team, they took an even bigger blow to the chest a few days later. It was announced on Thursday, June 24, that head coach Jay Johnson would be leaving Arizona to take the head coaching position at Louisiana State University, after longtime head coach Paul Mainieri announced his retirement earlier this year.  Read more