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Tucson

Five restaurants highlighted in Sonoran Restaurant Week close to UA

The third annual Sonoran Restaurant Week began Sept. 10 and continues through Sept. 19, sponsored by Visit Tucson and produced by Storyteller PR and Events. The restaurants have created special menus with multiple courses set at a fixed price of $25 or $35. Five of the closest restaurants to the University of Arizona campus are opening their doors for a new food experience for many to enjoy.  Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/17)
1,335 23 1.7%
Total (8/2)
22,564 434 1.9%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 18, 2021

Barstool Sports announces Arizona Bowl sponsorship

Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy announced on Tuesday that the digital media company will sponsor the 2021 Arizona Bowl. As part of the sponsorship deal, Barstool will have exclusive international broadcast rights for the duration of the multi-year deal. Read more

The history of diversity in Tucson

Tucson is a beautiful place. Despite being in the dry, brown desert, various murals dot our cityscape. Sunsets with hues of red, orange, purple and blue fill the city sky and the valley that surrounds it with a rainbow of magnificent colors.  Read more

A look back on Tucson’s historic Fourth Avenue

Walking down Tucson’s historic Fourth Avenue University of Arizona students can find eclectic storefronts, colorful murals and everything from bookstores to restaurants. At its core, they will discover a unique district at the intersection of past and present, now facing an uncertain future.  Read more

Tucson declared a climate emergency: What happens next?

As University of Arizona junior and climate activist, Kyle Kline, chanted among several hundred concerned Tucsonans at a September 2019 climate strike, his hope was that city officials would solidify their commitments to climate action.  “The main asks for the strike were the climate emergency declaration and the climate action plans,” Kline said.  During the following year, Kline dedicated his time away from classes to gathering signatures, planning another climate strike and advocating alongside environmental organizations with the hopes of proving to city administration that this is what members of the community want.  Read more