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Travel the world at UA's 2017 Peace Corps Fair

The Peace Corps is bringing the world to the Student Union Memorial Center North Ballroom this Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 2 to 6 p.m. for the 2017 Peace Corps Fair. According to their mission statement, the Peace Corps endeavor to accomplish three goals in order to promote world peace and friendship and with this fair, they are working towards the third: “to help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.” Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (10/25)
131 0 0.0%
Total (8/4)
56,354 2,447 4.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated October 25, 2020

Data shows high levels of species extinction

Cristian Román-Palacios and John Wiens, who work in the University of Arizona Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, conducted research that led to the discovery that 44% of the species they were analyzing had gone extinct in certain sites.   Read more

What in the world is going on?

While school may stop, the news never does. Over the University of Arizona’s winter break, there seemed to be a surplus of newsworthy events from all over the world, both good and bad. If you haven’t been keeping up, here’s a quick recap of some of the most notable things you may have missed during the break.  Read more

The students behind the booths

Spring Fling — a time of ring toss, Ferris wheels and the smell of funnel cake in the air — is also a time of hard work and determination for students working the event. Every year, different clubs run the game booths to raise money. Greek organizations, volunteers, cultural and professional clubs and sports teams all participate in running game booths at Spring Fling to raise money for clubs and philanthropies.  Read more

Travel the world at UA's 2017 Peace Corps Fair

The Peace Corps is bringing the world to the Student Union Memorial Center North Ballroom this Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 2 to 6 p.m. for the 2017 Peace Corps Fair. According to their mission statement, the Peace Corps endeavor to accomplish three goals in order to promote world peace and friendship and with this fair, they are working towards the third: “to help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.” Read more

Donald Trump elected 45th president of the U.S.

Donald Trump defied expectations and defeated Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election. Trump obtained the 270 electoral votes necessary to become president after the Associated Press and Politico declared him victorious in Wisconsin. Read more