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La Vida No Vale Nada

Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert, published by the University of Arizona Press, addresses the tragic results of government policies on immigration.

Dear Mr. President

This inauguration is, well, a historic mess based on a campaign that brought racist and sexist vitriol to the surface that made it difficult for many American sitting together at Thanksgiving dinner with relatives across the land.

Not Going Anywhere

People gather around Pima County Public Defender Margo Cowan, as she tells them, unequivocally and in perfect Spanish, that they're protected.

2016: What a Bust!

2016 is nearly over and you'll find plenty of lists of the so-called Top Stories of the Year. We, on the other hand, have spent the year reading the newspapers, browsing the online sites and watching the TV news to collect what can only be described as the Bottom Stories of the Year.

Welcome to 2017

Go forth, kick this rotten year in the ass.

Local Heroes 2016

Our annual look at people who make Tucson such a great place to live.


This could be the best time to figure out how to salvage this holiday season beyond adding extra bourbon to the eggnog or feeding your grief with Aunt Claudia's Chex party mix and sugar cookies.

The Battle at Home

Between 11 and 20 percent of veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom have PTSD, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Currently, the FDA has approved two medicines for PTSD treatment: Zoloft and Paxil. Both have labels warning of increases in suicidal thoughts.

When Everything You Care About is Gone

The journey of Syrian families, from war to Tucson


Justin Lukasewicz, founder of the Tucson Comedy Arts Festival, doesn't have a favorite joke. "I'm not good at telling jokes," he says with a smile. But the idea of making Tucsonans laugh consumes almost half of Lukasewicz's waking hours.

Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements

Well, we're here to cut to the chase and give you some straight-up advice about who you should vote for next month.

Creative Community

The second annual festival, in the same vein as Austin's South by Southwest, is all about creating connections and making Tucson a better city.

The Politics of Sociability

Your weekend plans.


The Range

Death in the Arizona Borderlands

TUSD Sideshow

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Staff Pick Events

  • Brewery Bootcamp at Dragoon Brewing Co. @ Dragoon Brewing Company

    • Sun., Feb. 19, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. $10
  • Sonoran Desert Weedwackers @ Tucson Mountain Park

    • 1 going/interested
  • PiYo Strength Class @ Floor Polish

    • Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. $6

Popular Events

  • Brandi Fenton Antique Fair @ Brandi Fenton Memorial Park

    • Sun., Feb. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free
  • Cruise, BBQ & Blues Classic Car Show @ Oro Valley Marketplace

    • $5
  • Brewery Bootcamp at Dragoon Brewing Co. @ Dragoon Brewing Company

    • Sun., Feb. 19, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. $10

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