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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

Family Weekend Festival Funded by Student Fee

With hundreds of families descending upon the University of Arizona for Family Weekend, the Family Weekend steering committee has orchestrated a careful budget-balancing act to keep its events affordable and to cover all its costs. The estimated $25,000 to put on the weekend does not come from a line item in UA’s budget but rather from the committee securing funding from a variety of sources. Read more

UAPD look to renew accreditation

University of Arizona Police Department will undergo the process of re-accreditation this week. A private law enforcement accreditation agency, Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., will be on campus conducting the observation. Read more

Sigma Kappa, Greek Life honor the life of Christiana Duarte

Hundreds of students gathered in remembrance of University of Arizona alumna Christiana Duarte, lighting candles and hearing close friends speak in the Greek Heritage Park on Oct. 9. Duarte was one of the 59 people killed in the Las Vegas shooting. She lived her last moments dancing and listening to her favorite country music, according to close friends. Read more