Columns

Skinner's Winners: College Football week-one picks

Over the years, week one has one or two decent matchups that are surrounded by games you have on your T.V. just so you can have any sort of competitive football on. This week is different than week ones in the past, where you waited all day for the 8ET/5PT ABC game between two teams that the preseason poll told you might be good. This year, it’s loaded from start to finish. Read more

Column: Summer offers students freedom

There are many ways students choose to spend their summers. This time could be spent lounging around and binge watching Netflix all day, or catching up on as much sleep as possible. Summer is every student’s time to detoxify from the stress of the prior semester; the time of year we all look forward to. Have fun and enjoy yourself, but please, be careful and don’t do anything reckless. Read more

To my fellow introverts, don’t fear small talk

Welcome to the university! I hope you are as excited as I was coming in. Throughout high school, I had a picturesque vision of what college would be like—the wonderful friends I’d be laughing with, the interesting classes that I’d love and the adventures I would go on. Of course, that warm, fuzzy feeling would underlie all of the above. Read more

Taste test the Wildcat experience during orientation

Orientation—that sounds like a scary word. Not only are you thrown on campus with hundreds of other students; you are also expected to start memorizing the campus as you tour it for the first time. But orientation is not a stressful process at all once you look back at it. The main idea behind orientation is to help students get acclimated to how the next four years of their lives are going to play out. Read more

Aztec to Wildcat transfer tips

Transferring to the UA is an exciting time. You’ve completed your AGEC credits at another college, and now you’re ready to focus on your major’s requirements. You also probably have mixed feelings and worries about the transition from community college to the UA. Read more

Column: Graduates, this is just the beginning of the rest of your life

Graduation is an exciting and daunting time for all seniors. Some of you may know what you are doing after you get that piece of paper, while others of you need more time to figure it out. Whether its graduate school, a job or maybe a planned gap year that holds unplanned experiences, the possibilities are endless. Read more

Column: In an era of fake news, journalists seek truth

The day the phrase “fake news” rose to the forefront of the public eye was the day the entire field of journalism was redefined. While we know this election season, and subsequent  presidency, has been unlike anything we’ve seen before, the war between the president and the press has become one  of the biggest challenges of the new administration. Read more