Student and community groups are teaming up this month to celebrate Native American Heritage Month on campus.
The University of Arizona Native American Student Affairs (NASA) brought organizations like the Wildcat Powow Society, Miss Native American UA club and the Tucson Indian Center together to organize a series of campus events that started last week and last through the end of November.
By Madelaine Archie 10 November 2011 Read Article
Tucson is a place where cultures constantly converge. Old Brazil is a prime example of this never ending convergence. The furniture and home décor shop features items from Brazil which the owner hand selects during trips to the South American country.
By Amber Gallegos 09 November 2011 Read Article
If you missed the procession on Sunday or want to experience it again, but do not have an hour to sit through it, here is Tucson's All Souls Procession in 9 minutes.
By Zohra Yaqub 09 November 2011 Read Article
A University of Arizona freshman class teamed up with the UA bookstore this week to honor their loved ones and educate students about "Dia de los Muertos."
By Madelaine Archie 02 November 2011 Read Article
This Sunday, Nov. 6 the All Souls Procession will take place, bringing the people of Tucson together for a two-mile long human-powered procession. The procession will incorporate thousands of participants and celebrate the lives of our loved ones who have passed.
By Kelsey Merkel 02 November 2011 Read Article
In anticipation of the upcoming "Dia de los Muertos," which is Spanish for "Day of the Dead," celebration on Nov. 1 and 2, Pima County Library branches are inviting members of the community to come and decorate their own sugar skulls.
By Katrina Arrington 26 October 2011 Read Article
Patricia and Jake met in March of this year. She was visiting the Bird Cage Theatre in Tombstone, Ariz. with her younger sister when she saw him standing by the dice table. When she came back a few months later, this time to work, he was there again.
By Madelaine Archie 26 October 2011 Read Article
The San Xavier del Bac Mission, brings locals and tourists from all over to Tucson, Ariz. to see the historical mission church, museum and school.
The San Xavier Mission was originally founded by Father Eusebio Kino in 1692, as a Catholic Mission. However, construction of the current church began in 1783 and was finished in 1797. The mission is the oldest intact European structure in Arizona, according to the San Xavier Mission's website.
By Kevin Prosise 26 October 2011 Read Article
By Kelsey Merkel 21 October 2011 Read Article
By Kelsey Jensen 19 October 2011 Read Article
Dozens of lowriders, classic cars and lowrider bikes turned out for the Meet The Street: The Lowrider Car Show at the Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival this weekend.
By Amber Gallegos 19 October 2011 Read Article
Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the Tucson Meet Yourself festival in Tucson. The festival is a celebration of Tucson’s multicultural population that has been held every fall for the last 38 years.
By Kelsey Jensen 19 October 2011 Read Article
The Latin Funk Project performed at this year's Tucson Meet Yourself festival, which was held in the downtown area. The Latin Funk Project brought Latin and Caribbean rhythms infused with funk and rock to the stage as festival goers danced through the night.
By Kevin Prosise 19 October 2011 Read Article
Lowrider culture has been subjected to some harsh stereotypes throughout its existence. Tucson Meet Yourself, however, provided the lowrider community of the greater Tucson area an opportunity to shed some light on the issue. Click below to watch the video!
By Tyler Kurbat 19 October 2011 Read Article
When people think about international culture in Tucson, they tend to think of Mexico. However, Tucson is not all about Mexico. Tucson has a variety of cultures because people come to Tucson from all over the world to study at of the University of Arizona and other international institutions. People here live in a melting pot of cultures. Isn't Tucson a mysterious city?
By Sano Yujiro 19 October 2011 Read Article
Tucson Meet Yourself was a huge success this year and brought out some of the most interesting and unique clubs in Tucson, Ariz.
By Farren Halcovich 19 October 2011 Read Article
Club de Costa Rica has been serving their traditional Costa Rican cuisine for nine years at Tucson Meet Yourself.
By Taylor Medeiros 19 October 2011 Read Article
Latin Funk Project:
The Latin Funk Project is an event being held at Tucson Meet Yourself 2011. The Latin Funk Project will be at the Tucson Convention Center Plaza at this year's festival.
By Kevin Prosise 13 October 2011
By Matt Lechuga 13 October 2011
On Saturday Farren and I will be covering the Low Rider Car Show and both the Club Espana de Tucson and Planet of the Crepes in addition to the overall event. Check out our live coverage starting at 1 p.m.
By Farren Halcovich 13 October 2011
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- Take Back the Night: Cover it Live
- Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument clears air about dangers of the border
- Personal activism turns into motivation for demonstration
- Missing on the Border
- University of Arizona NROTC members may carry weapons on training hikes near Mexico
- The Reincarnation Tour: Celebrating a Vibrant and New Central Phoenix
- Rap, Culture & God Lecture
- Cover it Live - CBP's Mario Escalante will share tips of how to be a better border reporter with SPJ.
- Cover it Live: Margaret Regan Talk on Arizona-Mexico Border Stories
- Similarities Emphasized at ‘Queer-ability’ Discussion
- The Essence of Gamma Alpha Omega
- Spanish Heritage Learner Program Enhances UA Education
- Arizona Women's Heritage Trail
- Border Beat Class
- Cover it Live Boxing Training Session
- UA Decathlete Strives to Make the Most of Life in the US
- Ride Report- Premises Park Progress
- The Grip On Tucson Climbing
- Shootout decides 2012 Desert Diamond Cup Championship Game
- Soccer Success Still Kicking in Tucson
- L.A Galaxy v. New York Red Bulls
- La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo
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Border Beat BlogsEducación en la Frontera
By: Shannon Maule
A look at higher education in regard to those who have and have not been able to travel from various countries to the United States. Stories from people in the higher education world relating to the border.A Mosaic America
By: Rachel Kolinski
"Exploring Diversity one Face at a Time"
By: Hope Jamieson
Explore dance throughout the borderlands.A City of Musical Diversity
By: Maria Teracena
Tucson musicians influence and are influenced by the sounds of the world.Culture Crossing
By: Chelsey Barthel
American borders are crossed every day by cultures of all kind. These stories tell the personal experiences of people from different lands, offering further insight into the difference of cultures.
By: Lauren Inouye
A look at Mexican and Latin films that reflect culture, politics, and society -- reviews, research and analysis.
By: Charles Misra
Stories about martial arts and combat sports with a cultural twist, all finding a home in America's southwestern borderlands.Border People
By: Jamie Turow
Profiles of English language learners.
By: Jessica Hoerth
Meet some of the people in Tucson who have made the journey across the border as they share what they came in search of and what struggles they may have encountered along the way.
By: Lauren Urratio
Fashion and how it is impacted by the border and international cultures.
By: Lucy Valencia
News from along the border with MexicoThe Border Project
By: Melissa Guz
"The Border Project" is an art showcase located in the University of Arizona's Museum of Art. It has over 40+ art pieces related to border issues.Athletics and the Border
By: Preston Fawcett
Get to know high school coachs and athletes from Arizona border towns or from Mexico and their struggles to get to where they are.
By: Audrey A. Fitzsimmons
The Southwest boasts of diverse ethnic backgrounds and a wealth of interesting personalities. Border Personalities is dedicated to the people of the Southwest and their stories.
By: Jeff Kessler
U.S. - Mexico border issues, current events, and interesting local storiesMusic of the Border
By: Steven Schiraldi
Music reviews of musical works by Mexican or other ethnic artists.
By: Brett Haupt
A visual exploration of America’s last frontier -- pictures and videos from different areas of the wall and fence that separate two different worlds and insight into what really stands between the United States and Mexico, ramifications of wall building and what it means for the average citizen.Border Athletes
By: Lauren Sokol
Meet international student athletes at the University of Arizona, a look at the recruiting process that helped them find a temporary home in the desert, and culture changes that the athletes might have endured.Journey Across the Border
By: Emily Kjesbo
Spotlighting Mexico’s top travel destinations, as well as a few of its hidden gems.Border Shots
By: Keith Perfetti
A photojournalist looks at how other photographers have viewed the border and shoots lesser known spots of the southwest.
MLS Soccer comes to the Desert
By: Jeff Kessler
All about the 2012 Desert Diamond Cup, a 10 day exhibition soccer tournament featuring four Major League Soccor teams coming to Tucson.