Columns

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: If only the UA could be more Hartless

The president of this university has been adhering to the social norm of public officials being highly controversial. From her questionable involvement with the DeVry Education Group, to her strangely high salary and unfailingly successful ability to manipulate those above her until she gets her way, President Ann Weaver Hart is clearly no stranger to controversy. Read more

Letter to the editor: The rewards of foreign language learning

Daily Wildcat columnist Rhiannon Bauer is right, learning a second or third language is no easy prospect. As a subject, language occupies a unique zone that does introduce students to hard and fast rules and then sometimes seems to set those rules completely aside. This can lead to frustrating feelings with no readily apparent solutions in sight. Read more

Column: College puts you in your bubble

Being a college senior, I have had much exposure to college and college students. I have seen how demanding we can be to each other, to our professors, to our parents. I've seen that being self-centered is the one thing we all have in common, although we would like to believe we're unique, individual, and completely different.  Read more

Column: The third and final debate

Sec. Clinton may have been referring to the use of Trump Foundation funds to buy a giant painting of the real estate mogul, but she likely spoke for many American voters tonight as they watched her opponent discover creative new ways to shoot himself in the foot. Read more

Column: Political views across the family landscape

This past year has been difficult for a lot of people because of the heated, toxic political climate. It seems like there is a new bombshell or allegation thrust into the media every day about the presidential campaign. It's exhausting information to grapple with in addition to all of the other information we have to process through each of our own individual lives.   Read more

Column: Hillary Clinton is still a feminist icon

Bill Clinton's presidential scandal propelled Hillary Clinton to begin her own career in politics after the Clinton's left the White House. Now, as she is running for president of the United States, stories are beginning to resurface.  Read more