Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Arizona Sonoran News

Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

The Tucson Mountains’ vegetation is mostly saguaro desert scrub.

Escape the heat on top of Tucson’s mountain ranges

Kelly Marry, Reporter May 1, 2024

Tucson is filled with beautiful places to explore and discover. Even with the scorching summer right around the corner, you can get above the heat and still enjoy the outdoors without packing a suitcase.  Tucson...

The Children’s Museum of Tucson has been putting on their Earth Day event since 2017, and every year more than 2,000 people attend. Courtesy of Lee Diaz

Five down-to-earth events for Earth Day

Kelly Marry, Reporter April 17, 2024

Tucsonans can trek a national park, enjoy a concert in the park or take a run at the Biosphere to celebrate Earth Day.   Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22 every year, and there...

CatSat is a unique CubeSat in that its antenna is inflatable. Courtesy of Shae Henley.

UA set to launch student-led satellite mission

Kelly Marry, Reporter April 17, 2024

For the first time in more than eighteen years, a  UA student-led and built satellite will be launched into space.  The satellite, CatSat, will join 10 other student-made CubeSats that are part of...

Annabel Lecky, right, hated being forced to run in high school sports, but now she enjoys it, especially when she’s running by herself. Courtesy Annabel Lecky.

Move over hot girl walks; hot girl runs take over social media

Kelly Marry, Reporter April 10, 2024

Remember during the pandemic when “hot girl walks” were all the craze? Now, those hot girls are running.  During quarantine, when people couldn’t go anywhere, they laced up their sneakers and...

Bright Angel Trail is one of the most traveled trails in the Grand Canyon, and is frequented by mules. Photo courtesy Mark Marry.

Arizona National Parks to visit in the warmer weather

Kelly Marry, Reporter March 18, 2024

Millions of visitors pass through Arizona’s 22 national parks, from the ubiquitous Grand Canyon National Park to the history-rich Montezuma Castle National Monument. national parks, in fact, contribute...

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