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October 2015


A Pride of Cats

Meet former UA Basketball phenom Harvey Mason, his Wildcat athlete wife Jeannine, and their children Trey and Mia, who also represent UA in basketball and volleyball, respectively. Executive Editor Scott Barker caught up with Harvey and his family to discover what drives them to excel.

Wild About Tailgating
Photographer Tom Spitz got a challenging, but fun, assignment: catch some serious Wildcat tailgaters in action! Check out his colorful results and learn about these hardcore Cat fans.

University of Arizona Homecoming Events

Calling all Wildcats! This guide will help you find all of the 2015 events planned for Homecoming.

The Making of Tucson Fashion Week
Check out this preview of the runway shows, music, culinary demos, photography and art from Arizona and around the globe — all part of this three-day event celebrating fashion in Tucson.

Tucson Hispanic Chamber  of Commerce’s Award Winners
Meet Patricia Schwabe and Jaime Chamberlain, the Tucson Hispanic Business Woman and Man of the Year.

In Health: Train Your Brain
The big buzzword among neurologists is “neuroplasticity,” meaning our minds can continue to change and improve even as we age. Writer Lisa Harris interviewed experts who are on the hunt for new ways to tune up our gray matter.

Up Front
Notable: Debby Shively
Not To Be Missed: Tucson Classics Car Show
Not To Be Missed: “I Think I Can” Gala
Not To Be Missed: Family Wellness Festival
Shoptalk: The Gear of the Cat!

What’s happening around Tucson this month, plus previews of upcoming events.

Check out these events in October.


Tucson Originals’ Chef of the Month
Meet Chef Jaime Eldridge of Noble Hops Gastropub.

Win! Online Dining Contest
Check out the four restaurants that are participating in our online dining contest.  

Dining Guide
A comprehensive list of restaurants.

ABOUT THE COVER The Mason family — two generations of Wildcat athletes. (Bottom left to right) Harvey and Jeannine Mason; (top, left to right) daughter Mia and son Trey Mason. Featured UA apparel courtesy of the UA BookStores. Hair and makeup for Jeannine and Mia by J. Scordato Salon. Photo by Tom Spitz; photo assistant Joseph Boldt.