Arizona

Film Student explores immigrant's first Thanksgiving

  Stephanie Silva, a University of Arizona senior film and television student, is bringing diversity into the film industry with her thesis short film, “The First Thanksgiving.” Silva, the film’s director, said that “The First Thanksgiving” is about a Latina girl’s experience celebrating Thanksgiving in the United States.  “It’s about a teenage girl who just immigrated from Mexico to the United States, and she is learning about identity and cultivation of this new home with Thanksgiving dinner,” Silva said.   Read more

Arizona Soccer falls to Oregon in extra time

In the 94’ Oregon’s forward, Bayley Bruner scored the winning goal off an assist from teammates Emma Eddy and Chardonnay Curan. Curan set a ball flying into the box where Eddy was able to gather it with her left foot placing a perfect pass to a incoming Bruner who finished the play launching the ball past a leaping Lainey Burdett.  Read more

Recap: Homecoming turns into home cooking for Wildcats

The Wildcats weren’t satisfied, as they continued to pressure the Ducks, making sure that the upset they worked so hard for was going to come to fruition, as Shun Brown’s 27-yard touchdown catch from Tate and ensuing celebration all but extended the Homecoming celebrations. Read more

Skinner's Winners: Week nine picks

 Hello my fellow degenerates and sports addicts, we have been blessed with yet another full weekend of football. Will I say this every week? You bet your bottom dollar that I will.   Read more

TWO SIDES: Healthcare for all?

In this two sides column on heath care, Ariday Sued argues for power to the consumers, while Chuck Valadez thinks that as you cover the government, the government should cover you. Read more

OPINION: If people vote, Arizona could go blue

For as long I have been alive, Arizona has always been a red state. I can’t remember a time when the state government wasn’t controlled by a Republican majority. However, with the demographics changing, this could put everything we know about Arizona politics on its head.  Read more

Four stats that defined Arizona football's loss to UCLA

Due to the absence of Khalil Tate, Arizona and it’s offense has been slightly limited in the passing game. Yet, the Wildcats, who have led the Pac-12 in rushing the last two years, rode their two horses in running backs JJ Taylor and Gary Brightwell all the way to the brink of victory. Combining for 275 rushing yards as both runners eclipsed the century mark, with the two Wildcats both averaging exactly 8.1 yards per carry, gashing the Bruins defense all night.   Read more

Arizona football loses heartbreaker to UCLA, drops to 3-5

LOS ANGELES – UCLA and Arizona, two of the cellar dwellers in the Pac-12 South, squared off in the historic venue in front of a half-full stadium. The Bruins came out on top with a score of 31-30, moving to 2-5 on the season as Arizona head coach Kevin Sumlin suffered his second-consecutive one-point loss to UCLA in the Rose Bowl, going back to his time at Texas A&M. The Wildcats now fall to 3-5, and their dreams of going bowling in December took a major hit on Saturday night.  Read more

Arizona soccer steals a win in extra time against Washington

From the opening whistle, Washington was not going to allow the Wildcats to get anything easily. The Huskies played a physical game, with their defenders making it difficult for Arizona’s forwards by constantly attacking and pushing the ‘Cats towards the sidelines rather than allowing them to pressure the middle of the field.   Read more