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.

Pride 2016

Love and gratitude and pain

Get Your Pride On

As if you needed convincing.

Bennu Blast

Robots don't come much cooler than OSIRIS-REx.

A Broke Student’s Guide

If you're one of those students who live in a fancy high-rise and drive an Audi RS4, then this listicle is not for you.

Food​ ​Insecurity

hile many joke about college students only eating Top Ramen because they're always broke, food insecurity is an actual problem facing students.

State of Mind

There is little means of escape, it often seems, from the pressure cooker that is our frightening global context, fed by increasingly violent wars and human suffering, fueled by the bubbling intolerance and fear that can only come when people split further apart on the spectrum of thought and opinion.

Stateless Fear: An Asylum Story

Hammouda is soft spoken, answering in English so quick and quiet that it is difficult to make out over the din of evening passersby and the screech of a halting streetcar.

Desert Angel

On three separate days of the week, Smith takes up to 12-hour trips to check on the quality of the water and refill the tanks. "I love the desert," he says. "This is my land and I don't want anyone to die here."


The Range

For More About Betsy DeVos' Priorities, Follow the Money

Hershel Needs a Home

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