Your Indispensable Back-To-College Guide

Welcome to some tips about shit that matters for you back-to-schoolers, straight from three current Arizona Wildcats. Listen up to their advice and remember to work hard, play hard and do your homework.

Triple Play

Ward 3's roughly 18,000 Democrats and 12,000 independent voters will choose between three candidates in the Aug. 29 primary

Equitable Solutions

At a community forum on equity, the Ward 3 primary candidates spoke to a full house

Trumpcare Is Dead

The Republican push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed this week, leaving the future of Obamacare up in the air once again.

Political Punch

Sanders talks about why he was protesting at the Trump rally last year, what happened to him afterwards, and what a Trump presidency today means

A Voice in the Wilderness

Photographer Jack Dykinga studies a massive saguaro boasting downward circling arms, mentally envisioning the image he might capture. He ignores a cat’s claw thorn puncture that produces trickling blood on his leg.

Review Re-ignites Battle Over Federal Land Use

The road to Ironwood Forest National Monument from Interstate 10 at Red Rock exit winds first through a subdivision, then past a cattle feedlot and fallow cotton fields edged by rough-hewn wooden posts strung with barbed wire.

Home is a Tenacious Heart

Terri Franco's camp is hidden in the leaves of the sprawling tamarisk. The tree, thriving at the bottom of a cavernous wash, is her home.

Out-of-the-Box Solutions

Local homeless-advocate Michele Ream walks the walk. She's let homeless people crash at her place. She uses social media to drum up support when she sees someone being mistreated.

Farewell, Franzi

The Tucson community honors local legend Emil Franzi, who died June 7th.

Paper Weight

The mind-bending depth and dimensions of Nick Georgiou's sculptures

Angels & Demons

When was the last time a legislative round-up could include the phrase "schools and the poor were kinda, sorta winners" to describe a Legislative session?

Beyond the Pickup

Tucson CSA brings more than fresh local produce to Tucson by supplying support and community to its farmers and members

Summer Survival 2017

While there are some advantages to summertime in this town—a whole lot less traffic, monsoon rains to dance in, the weird ghost-town quiet that settles over the city as half the population seemingly vanishes in the rapture.

Nine Books To Read This Summer

This is the time of the year when we finally have time to crack open a book on vacation, right?


The Range

Wyatt Earp Needs a Home

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Staff Pick Events

  • Sonoran Desert Weedwackers @ Tucson Mountain Park

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  • PiYo Strength Class @ Floor Polish

    • Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. $6
  • Democratic Socialists of America @ Historic YWCA

    • Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free

Popular Events

  • One-Year Anniversary Upcycle Tucson @ Upcycle Tucson

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  • "The Perfect Scone" Cooking Class (Hands-on) @ Private Home

    • Sun., Sept. 24, 1-4 p.m. $58.00
  • Family Day: Art and Science @ The University of Arizona Museum of Art

    • Sat., Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. FREE with Museum admission

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