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EDITORIAL: End inhumane family separation

The current news cycles have been dominated by the stories of migrant children separated from their parents at the border. The stories are, undeniably, heart wrenching, the photos and audio clips, more so. We need to do better. This destruction of families should never have occurred, but now, we need to fix it. Make your voice heard, support those in need and criticize the perpetrators. Read more

Pixar's latest is simply 'Incredible'

The opening weekend of the long-awaited Disney-Pixar sequel, “Incredibles 2,” was, for lack of a better word, incredible.  With $180 million in ticket sales, the movie set a box-office record for the highest-grossing animated film debut of all time, according to Box Office Mojo. The title was previously held by another popular Pixar sequel, “Finding Dory,” which reached $135 million during its opening weekend in 2016.  Read more

The Do's and Don'ts of Goodwill shopping

When it comes to saving a dime and finding that discount, college is the perfect time to practice. College students have to pay for tuition, food, housing, books and other necessities.  For some, fashion is a necessity. Like many young people, I find that my fashion is a statement of how I feel or how I want to present myself. That leads me to how one can save money and still look good. The answer? Bargain shopping, a.k.a. shopping at Goodwill. Goodwill, a non-profit organization, not only provides job training, employment placement services and other community-based programs, but it is also funded by a massive network of retail thrift stores which operate as nonprofits as well. Read more

Arizona High School student inspire local journalist

As a journalist, I am always looking for ways to give back to the community, whether it be through my reporting or, in this case, through mentoring high school students in the Donald W. Carson Journalism Diversity Workshop for Arizona High School Students. The program ran from Sunday, June 3, through Saturday, June 9, and it was packed with guest speakers, late nights, early mornings, countless meetings, reporting time, campus outings, plenty of stress, interviews and so much more.  Read more

EDITORIAL: UA just beginning journey back towards public trust

For institutions like universities, reputations are worth their weight in financial gold. In the last few years, it can be argued, the University of Arizona’s reputation has taken hit after hit, culminating this last semester with off-court intrigue, court room revelations and more lawsuits.  Read more

EDITORIAL: Let the Wildcat be your guide

 The Daily Wildcat wants to welcome all incoming freshmen and their families, and let you know we’re here for you. Whether you are looking for important updates on news or events happening on campus, or the latest on your favorite University of Arizona athletes, we have you covered. Read more

Five things I wish I knew as a freshman

Nervous about starting college? Don't worry, you're not alone. Here are a few tips from someone who was once a nervous, out-of-state freshman wondering how she would survive at a school larger than her hometown.  Read more

OPINION: Rediscovering the art of protest

By attracting the public eye and inspiring people to have an opinion and act on a certain goal, it not only signals to politicians that this issue is a sticking point to a sizable voting block, it also shows them that their zeal on the subject will keep protest attendees energetic and politically active down the road.  Read more

EDITORIAL: UA must resist weakening of Title IX protection

While those being accused of a crime or other violations that could have huge consequences on their lives should absolutely have the ability to defend themselves and appeal their decision, there are no compelling reasons to allow direct confrontation, or to take the right of appeal away from the accuser if the initial hearing does not go in their favor.  Read more