OPINION: Arizona about to elect its first female senator, but gender equality issues remain

Arizona has had a very interesting and sometimes awkward relationship with its female legislators, as the Grand Canyon State has never had a woman represent it in the Senate in the 106 years it has been sending senators to Washington. Now that Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema have both won the nominations for their respective parties, it seems like that trend is about to finally reach its conclusion and will remove Arizona from the 21 other states that have never elected a woman to the Senate. Read more

The primary is not secondary

 We at the Daily Wildcat believe every vote is important, and each acts as a powerful voice to change some of the largest problems we see in government today. We are calling on each of you not to neglect this year’s primary election.   Read more

Unpopular Opinion: Voting kinda sucks

Surely, my 17-year-old self would have cried knowing what I have become, but it’s no use to think about principle. I see the election signs, but I just don’t feel it. I don’t believe in it this time around.  Read more

The evidence against President Trump mounts as the witch hunt continues

“NO COLLUSION - RIGGED WITCH HUNT!” was randomly tweeted between a plethora of insults and condolences on Wednesday by President Donald Trump. These tweets were posted one day after Michael Cohen plead guilty and Paul Manafort was convicted on eight charges. What has this done for connecting Trump to Russian collusion? Read more

OPINION: When the first week gets real, follow these tips

Campus is big and with tours you have someone telling you where to go. That is not the game when it comes to the first day of classes, when the sidewalks are filled with students, and time is counting down for your next class to start. I don’t mean to scare you, but things get real come the first week of school.  Read more

Welcome from President Robbins

Welcome back, Wildcats! I hope you all have had a restful and productive summer and are ready to come back to campus and Bear Down in the classroom, in the lab and on the field. I am looking forward to beginning my second year as your president.  Read more

EDITORIAL: From student journalists: We are not the enemy of the people

 As student journalists, we pursue this field because we understand the importance of truth and truly believe that journalism has the power to change the world. Despite the low pay, ever-shrinking size of newsrooms and decrease in nationwide public trust, we still strive to become accountable, accurate and fair reporters.    Read more

We are The Daily Wildcat - and you are too

If you’re reading this, you’re interested enough in student-run journalism to pick up a copy of our Campus Guide, or check us out online. For that, we here at The Daily Wildcat are extremely appreciative. Read more

Welcome from your student body president

Welcome Wildcats! My name is Natalynn Masters and I am your student body president. I want to take this time to welcome you to campus and let you know how excited we are to have you join the Wildcat family. College is an exciting journey that will provide you with some of your best memories.  Read more

OPINION: Five best campus study spots

 With the cast of clubs, teams and social organizations, there’s plenty of partying to go around and then some. But at the end of the day, we’re here for a reason: a diploma and a promise to better ourselves and our communities. To make the most out of your university experience, you’ll need a few go-to places to sit and study. Here are five solid study areas. Read more

OPINION: Paris and London make ideal summer destinations

Like many college students, I wanted the experience of traveling abroad this summer. I had heard all about the benefits of travel — how mind-opening and life altering it can be — and as someone who was born and raised in Tucson, I had only ever traveled within the U.S. and Mexico. I began to realize the world is so much bigger and, while I love the Southwest, I wanted to expand my understanding of the world. Read more