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: Mike Pence shows true colors in North Korea

Vice President Pence has been known to partake in vague hypocrisy, such as walking out of an Indianapolis Colts game when he witnessed players kneeling. This time, he chose to stand only for the United States athletes and none of the other countries, while sitting right in front of Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Read more

OPINION: No new NAFTA deal hurts Arizona more than most

During 2016, Trump referred to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the treaty by which Canada, Mexico and the United States can all buy and sell their goods without fear of tariffs or trade barriers, as being the “worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere, but certainly ever signed in this country.” Read more

OPINION: Vegan is the best way to live

So, I did. I did it. I became vegan. With no support from my friends or family, I took the initiative to start living a cleaner, healthier lifestyle. My first stop on my train to veganism was Whole Foods. Read more

OPINION: With Dow falling, Trump has no leg to stand on

Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted the tax cuts imposed by Trump, among other things, would stimulate economic growth. Though, in theory, tax cuts may stimulate economic growth, the incentives he cut has made these tax cuts virtually useless for the middle and working classes.  Read more

OPINION: Rise of the machines is nothing to fear

The University of Arizona's College of Science is exploring these issues of advancing technology with a series of lectures titled "Humans, Data and Machines." I was excited to learn about these talks from local media, and knew I had to attend so I know when the machines will be taking over. Read more

OPINION: Why we must remember Black History

Black History Month, or any other time when we offer special acknowledgement to a marginalized group, is not meant to divide us. It is an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others and understand our role in dealing with these difficult issues. Read more