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COLUMN: Nightmare on 1 National Championship Drive in full effect

You’d have to go back to the year when the original "Nightmare on Elm Street" film was released to find the last time when Arizona men’s basketball lost five games in a row. That’s 35 years ago. After getting slashed by a different version of Freddy Krueger – the Washington State Cougars in this case – the Wildcats are in their own version of Nightmare on 1 National Championship Drive. Granted, it’s not quite as catchy, but we’re in the midst of Arizona’s horror story nonetheless. Read more

Column: Tucson Mayor dabbles in foreign affairs

Arizona, as a whole, seems to support the Republican party, but Tucson Councilwoman Regina Romero has decided to make a statement to México. “It is important to distinguish ourselves from the rest of the state and the Republican Congress,” she said. Read more

Letter to the Editor: GPSC makes progress towards its goals

Welcome back to school! As you may remember, right after I was sworn in as the President of the Graduate and Professional Student Council—GPSC—on September 27 2016, I wrote a letter sharing GPSC goals and our commitment to advocating on your behalf. I promised to provide updates on our progress. Although some of the goals I shared are still works in progress, we have had some successes in the last three months and I am excited to share some of those with you.  Read more

Column: Stay grateful in the tough times

November has been a long and rocky road, to say the least. Students were somehow expected to undergo the turmoil of the presidential election and then, in the same month, sit down with family and avoid getting into arguments about the results.  Read more