Not much revenue expected from alcohol sales at UA basketball

Beer and wine are coming to Arizona basketball games. Tucson City Council voted Tuesday in favor of the University of Arizona selling beer and wine at college basketball games. At first glance, it seems like this is just another way for the university to make a bunch of cash. But experts say that there is […]

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The Khalil Tate era is just beginning

As just a 19-year-old sophomore, Inglewood, California, native Khalil Tate took the nation by storm. After spending the first three games of the season backing up then Arizona starting quarterback Brandon Dawkins, Tate exploded onto the scene. During his breakout season, Tate broke the NCAA rushing record for yards in a single game by a […]

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Para los nativos americanos, el racismo llega a casa

Después de más de 500 años de tratados rotos y dominio contundente de los colonos anglosajones y del gobierno de los EE. UU., Los nativos americanos en Arizona todavía hoy enfrentan el racismo en la parte más íntima de su religión e identidad: su hogar. Hoy, un muro fronterizo, una mina de cobre y una […]

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How to build a 27-foot mirror under a football stadium

Beneath the east bleachers of  Arizona Stadium, the most delicate and perfected mirror-making process takes place. The University of Arizona’s Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory is famous for building mirrors for some of the world’s most powerful telescopes. Engineers at the mirror lab are working on mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope; each mirror is […]

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University of Arizona climate researchers worried about funding cuts for future projects

One month ago, a forest fire in California burned over 200,000 acres, destroyed 2,800 homes and killed 41 people. Two months ago, Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico and left millions of people without electricity, fresh water or ways to communicate. This year, Arizona and 38 other states, experienced above-average temperatures for the first 10 […]

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A statue’s hidden story

A story that began over 30 years ago in Tucson comes back to life today through the personification of a statue. Marge Pellegrino and Marianna Neil wrote “The Sculpture Speaks: A Story of Survival” after they discovered a statue in the Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson. Their story follows events in the 1980s involving the […]

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Guest farm workers do not always understand the rules

With almost no one in the U.S. willing to work harvest jobs, farms have imported workers via temporary visas, a program widely criticized for the extensive bureaucratic requirements including housing workers. This winter Yuma area farms are expected to produce around 90 percent of the nation’s lettuce and green crops, meaning these farms need to […]

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