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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
Updated September 18, 2021

Tucson community and DACA students march on City Hall

Member of the Tucson community protested the recent reversal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policies and marched from De Anza Park to Tucson City Hall Wednesday, Sept. 6. Individuals gathered for a peaceful protest in numbers that exceeded expectations. Read more

Nizhonabah Davis, freshman of distinction

Nizhonabah Rene Davis walked into the heat of her freshman year this fall at the University of Arizona as a freshman of distinction and Flinn scholar. From Ganado, Arizona, Davis felt that Phoenix was too big of a city for her and Northern Arizona University was too close to home. Tucson was the perfect fit. Read more

"Handshake" set to replace Joblink

Over the summer, University of Arizona’s office of Student Engagement and Career Development released a new portal to apply for on-campus jobs and internships - Handshake. Read more

Rio Nuevo bringing new development to Tucson after years of mismanagement

After a checkered past, Rio Nuevo, a special taxing district in Tucson, is achieving success and increasing economic development and output in the community. Rio Nuevo was formed following a 1999 ballot initiative to create a Tax Increment Financing district in Tucson. The district receives a portion of the transaction privilege taxes or sales tax collected within its district. Read more

VeloVets provides cycling opportunities for all

Veterans from the Tucson community are improving their lives through VeloVets, a non-profit, all-inclusive cycling organization.  It started over four years ago when director and former UA professor Giuliana Donnelly asked her friends for help on an idea she had. Read more

Hundreds rally in Tucson in support of Oak Flat

Over 200 people gathered to show their support for Oak Flat, the Standing Rock encampment and the Tohono O'odham Nation Thursday night in downtown Tucson. Oak Flat, located four miles east of Superior, Arizona in the Tonto National Forest, is a desert riparian area of land that attracts bikers, hikers, bird watchers and campers. Read more

ADP bringing 250 jobs to Tucson

The Arizona Board of Regents voted on Jan. 20 to oppose SB 1061, a bill proposing to cap tuition and fee increases at two percent per year at the public universities. Read more