Opinions

Opinion: Phone spoofing more than annoyance

I’ve learned through trial and error that numbers almost identical to my own are telemarketers or scammers telling me for the third time that I’ve won a trip to the Bahamas. This is called “spoofing,” where a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity, as stated by the Federal Communications Commission. Read more

Opinion: Study abroad expands your horizons

Studying abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Being able to go to a new country, with a group of people all about the same age, can be life changing.  Going to countries in Europe or South America to study can make traveling  more affordable to parents. Read more

Opinion: High property crime in off-campus neighborhoods

There are plenty of options for off-campus student housing, but it doesn't ensure the same amount of safety as living on campus does. Tucson clearly needs reform in crime and policing, but it's frankly irresponsible for the university to have limited on-campus housing options for students when the available off-campus housing options around the university are dangerous. Read more