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6 hrs ago | Mass Transit

AZ: Streetcar Ridership Holds Steady When Fares Kick In

July 30--Tens of thousands of Tucsonans may have descended on downtown to ride the streetcar last weekend when it was free.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, South Tucson, AZ

10 hrs ago | Switched

What Year's Worth Of Campus Blotter Reports For One Party School Looks Like

To examine this, the Arizona Daily Wildcat , UA's student newspaper, was gracious enough to share the entries from their " Police Beat " for the 2013-14 academic year.


Related Topix: Dartmouth College, University of Iowa, Marijuana

12 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Rapidly Evolving Martian Gully -- Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona

This image of the surface of Mars covers a location that has been captured several times by the HiRISE camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to look for changes in gullies.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

15 hrs ago | EKathimerini

The Greek summer experience, with learning to boot

Harrison Blackman had never been abroad before, but heA'd always wanted to see the ancient sites and cities in Greece, so when he saw that a professor from Princeton University would be teaching a summer class in Greece, he jumped at the opportunity to study abroad.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Greece Travel, Princeton University, Anthropology, Science, New York University, Archaeology

Tue Jul 29, 2014


'Temple Option' will open more doors to a university education

In a bold move underscoring Temple University's commitment to access and diversity, President Neil D. Theobald today announced the "Temple Option," an admissions path for talented students who show great potential for success but don't perform well on standardized tests.


Related Topix: Temple University, Standardized Testing, Education, Brandeis University, DePaul University, Kansas State University

Air Force Times

Pot-for-PTSD researcher denied reinstatement

Medical marijuana is placed on a scale. The University of Arizona has rejected a marijuana researcher's plea to keep her job after her contract was terminated in June.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Arizona, Arizona Government, Healthcare Law, Law

KTVK Phoenix

Marijuana researcher loses appeal to regain UA job

A fired University of Arizona professor who was studying to effects of medical marijuana on military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder has lost an appeal to regain her job.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Life, Veteran Affairs

PhysOrg Weblog

Are Millennials redefining adulthood?

Once upon a time, a spouse, children and a home were among the most typical hallmarks of adulthood.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Family, Kids


Money magazine's new college rankings do not favor Arizona schools

Arizona schools did not fare well on a list of four-year colleges that offer the most bang for your tuition buck.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University

Medical News Today

Survival from cardiac arrest dramatically improved by new EMS system in Arizona

A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a study published online in Annals of Emergency Medicine .


Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The News-Star

Divorce, sleep and blood pressure

People who suffer long-term sleep problems after a divorce are at risk for a rise in blood pressure, a new study suggests.


Ad Check: Christine Jones on immigration, border

"Illegal immigration costs Arizona taxpayers $2.8 billion every single year. When I am governor, that will change," said Jones in the ad.


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, US News, Illegal Immigration, US National Guard, US Military

Mass Transit

AZ: RATP Dev McDonald Transit (RDMT) initiates revenue operations on Tucsona s Streetcar Line

The line connects the University of Arizona campus to the Avenue , downtown Tucson and the Convention Center.


Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona

Tucson Weekly

Estimated 60,000 Brave Heat and Ride Tucson's Streetcar Over Weekend

Approximately 60,000 passengers enjoyed free rides from the Tucson Sun Link Streetcar over the three-day Sunrise Over Sun Link celebration this weekend, according to the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, South Tucson, AZ

Kiplinger Online

Janet Bodnar

At a recent conference at George Washington University on financial literacy among teens, it seemed only fitting that a number of young people offered their own observations and testimonials.


Related Topix: George Washington University, Kids, Family

Newberry Observer

Excessive compensation can ruin a CEO's judgment11:13 am

Narcissists don't happen to be particularly nice people. They preen. They grab. And they never ever really feel our pain.


Related Topix: University of Southern California, Opinion

UA donors slow to give for president's office

University of Arizona officials say donations to renovate a new executive office suite used by the school's president have been hard to come by.


Related Topix: Arizona

The LookOut news

Explore Ray Bradburya s Vast Universe of Knowledge at the Santa Monica Public Library

Colonization, illegal immigration and the clash of cultures. These are not only current hot-button issues, they're themes explored by Ray Bradbury in his science fiction stories.


Related Topix: Libraries

Sat Jul 26, 2014

High Times

The Clinic: Arizona Adds PTSD to MedCan Conditions

Just a week after University of Arizona researcher Sue Sisley was fired from her job , effectively shutting down crucial, federally approved research into the potential of cannabis as a treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder , the state of Arizona officially added the condition to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Festivities Greet Weekend Opening of Tucson Sun Link Streetcar

A whole weekend of festivities will welcome its opening. "Stretching from the University of Arizona, down 4th Avenue and through Downtown to the Mercado District on the West Side, restaurants, clubs and businesses along the line of the new Sun Link streetcar will mark the opening of the route with a weekend of dozens of events, from the ... (more)