Opinions

Column: Heart of gold

At this stage in life I can’t afford to be a charitable person consistently, but when I am, the question of why did I just give my hard earned cash away always pops into my head. 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

Trending: #PressOn

Supporting the press in such a turbulent time for the industry has a payoff of ensuring we’re getting the facts we need. Read more

Column: Take back terms of endearment

Language consumes our lives.  Think about it. Language is one of the very elements of humanity that we claim is unique to us, although many scientists argue that some animals use languages as well. Read more

Column: Trump promised American greatness but only the people can deliver

Though Donald Trump’s actions this week, including issuing many executive orders, criticizing media and promoting aggressive foreign policy, were unnerving, the most terrifying aspect of Donald Trump’s presidency was laid out on the day he announced his campaign at Trump Tower. Looking out at the crowd, he declared, “We need somebody that will literally take this country and make it great again.” Read more

Column: Betsy Devos and questions of qualifications

The public school system is as deeply woven into our country as the constitution itself. It's an irreplaceable institution of our country.  President Trump's choice for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, has made no promise to work to fix our flawed system, nor has she confirmed that she won't throw out the system entirely. Read more