Opinions

OPINION: How do you like your healthcare?

There are many pros and cons to having universal health care. Countries such as Canada, the United Kingdom, and most of Europe have adopted this structure. The United States is among one of the few countries that do not subscribe to this system. Read more

OPINION: No, you're not exaggerating. Break-ups are hard.

OPINION:  As college students, we can all agree that spending time with your best pals and/or your significant other is always a great time. But what happens when you break-up? Let’s be honest, friend break-ups are almost as bad as relationship break-ups, and if you have been through one, you understand how awful it feels.  Read more

OPINION: Family weekend is great for out-of-state students

 Family weekend is an opportunity for students to show their families around the campus, get their much-needed grocery shopping done and just have some good, ol’ fashioned family time. But family can visit whenever, not just Family Weekend. So what’s the big deal?  Read more

The cost of cotton

 Arizona has long tried to deal with the largest inhibitor of growth into the hottest parts of the state: water. The Water Resources Research Center at the University of Arizona estimates that the Grand Canyon state uses about 2.5 trillion gallons of water a year over its 7 million residents.   Read more

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