This week on Arizona Illustrated… USS Arizona Survivor: 75 years ago, on August 14, 1945, Japan surrendered ending World War II. After nearly four years at war, US military men and women from around the globe began to return home…including Lauren Bruner, who was on board the USS Arizona when the war began on December 7, 1941… We look back at his visit to the UA campus in 2016. Homopterus and Their Odd Antennae: A former University of Arizona Masters Graduate Student s fascination with the role of a parasitic beetle’s fern shaped antennae. The Bahidaj Harvest: For thousands of years the Tohono O’ odham have lived in the Sonoran Desert and for much of that time harvested the Bahidaj, the fruit of the Saguaro. We were invited to experience this deep and life-sustaining native tradition which reveals the beauty and the bounty of our region. Back to School Stance: Pima County Chief Medical Officer Francisco Garcia explains the county’s stance on waiting to reopen schools until Labor Day… at the earliest.