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Arizona Sonoran News

Arizona Sonoran News

Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Whats Up Tucson boasts tens of thousands of followers on X, formerly Twitter, who receive daily Tucson updates. Courtesy of Ken Carr.

Want to know what’s up in Tucson? Ken Carr can tell you

Erika Howlett April 17, 2024

As of April, 166,703 people follow Whats Up Tucson on X, formerly Twitter. Each day these tens of thousands of people tune in for live updates on car crashes, police activity, fires, emergencies and other...

The Agave Heritage Festival has been a staple of Tucson culture for the last several years. Courtesy Agave Heritage Festival.

Agave Heritage Festival returns this weekend

Erika Howlett April 15, 2024

For all fans of mezcal, tequila and more, the Agave Heritage Festival is making its return from Thursday, April 18-Sunday, April 21, with events throughout the city.  The festival is a celebration...

Protestors gathered in downtown Tucson just hours after the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that an 1864 abortion ban can be enforced. Photo by Amy Fitch-Heacock.

In wake of abortion ruling, activists start fighting back

Erika Howlett April 12, 2024

Opponents of the state Supreme Court’s move on Tuesday to uphold an 1864 law that bans nearly all abortion in the state are already filing legal challenges to the decision, and activists have doubled-down...

The annual GradFest at the University of Arizona gives upcoming graduates the chance to purchase their regalia in discounted bundles.

Graduating from the UA? Here’s what it will cost you

Erika Howlett April 3, 2024

Each graduation season the University of Arizona bookstore hosts GradFest, a three-day window for seniors to get the best deals on caps, gowns, stoles and more. This event comes with well-advertised promises...

Dogs were the most represented group at the Feb. 18 Pets of Pima Parade and Friends of PACC Festival.

Parade goes to the dogs

Erika Howlett February 23, 2024

The third annual Pets of Pima parade on Sunday, Feb. 18, brought hundreds of dogs, cats and other pets to the Fourth Avenue district to put a furry face on a good cause.  The event was put on by Friends...

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