Opinions

GUEST COLUMN: Go register and vote

This year, the stakes are too high to sit out on Election Day, especially for young people. If the Republican allies of Donald Trump remain in power, we are the ones who will bear the brunt of their destructive policy agenda, from irreversible damage to the environment to inhumane immigration policies to their attempt to repeal Roe v. Wade. This November, we must take action at the ballot box. Read more

Are women in the Middle East oppressed?

What do you envision when you think about women in the Middle East? The common picture blasted all over the news is women wearing dark burqas and niqabs, unable to go outside without a male escort, unable to attend school or work, without freedom in any sense of the word.  Read more

GUEST LETTER: UA NROTC honors Senator McCain by upholding his values

GUEST LETTER: Although flags are no longer at half mast, University of Arizona’s Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps unit continues to honor Senator and Navy Captain John McCain’s passing away on Aug. 25 by striving to emulate the values of honor, courage and commitment that the senator revered throughout his military and public service career.  Read more

As baby boomers retire, job market will become more competitive than ever

In the 1980s it was easy as walking up to the manager to get a job in the field you wanted. However, now students must juggle work experience and a balanced education to even be thought of for a job. Companies have entry level positions that don’t require a degree, according to sites like career.com or indeed.com, but hearing that can cause some confusion. Although the entry level position might not require the degree, moving up in that certain company will.  Read more

OPINION: Get your religion out of politics

There are some things that just don’t go well together: oil and water, you and your ex, alcohol and logical decisions, etc. All of those combinations are pretty bad. However, if there’s one combination that trumps, if you will, all of the aforementioned horrible duos, I’d say that religion and politics have a pretty strong case for being the worst.   Read more

Gym fight: Campus Rec vs. Kamps Fitness

The University of Arizona’s Student Recreation Center is one of the nation’s top collegiate recreation facilities — No. 9 according to Best Value Schools. Located on the corner of Highland Avenue and Sixth Street, UA students receive free membership for each semester that they take at least one unit, not including summer.  Read more

Catch a taste of Tucson with these coffee shops

Living in Tucson gives students quite a few options when it comes to coffee, and not just the coffee chains our uncreative Sun Devil neighbors are known to frequent. Here’s a quick list of quality coffee spots for sleepless students.  Read more

Just think about it: Nike and corporate 'wokeness'

Last week, athletic apparel company Nike rolled out its new ad campaign in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the brands iconic “Just Do It” motto. With a deep stable of athletic talent on its roster to draw from, Nike instead choose Colin Kaepernick as the face of its campaign.  Read more