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Republicans lost in echo chamber, send help


While the majority of the country celebrated last week as marriage equality finally became a reality, Republican presidential candidates took the opportunity to share their disappointment with the ruling.

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Confederate flag burns hearts of Americans

In a 5-4 decision last Thursday, the Supreme Court determined that the First Amendment does not require the state of Texas to issue license plates bearing a Confederate battle flag.

Column: Niche film does not mean self-segregation

Are minority groups responsible for perpetuating a narrative that labels them as separate from the majority? That is the claim that is being made by critics of the protests across the nation as minority groups — specifically black people — protest ...

Column: Equal representation requires tipping the scale

In the history of its existence, no one has ever accused the World Wide Web of being a friendly or accepting place. As last fall’s Gamergate controversy showed us, the male-dominated corners of the Internet can be especially hostile toward anything ...

Column: Border reform needs humanitarian action

In recent weeks, international news media have highlighted the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean Sea, where it is estimated that over 1,800 migrants from Africa and the Middle East have drowned this year trying to reach Europe, and in southeast ...

Column: GSA And Gender

For more than 103 years, Girl Scouts of the United States of America has supported an experience for young women to become “girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.” 

Column: Progress in Boy Scouts underwhelms

Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates lit up the Internet on May 21 when he announced at an annual meeting in Atlanta that the BSA should no longer strictly prohibit openly gay troop leaders from participating in the organization.

COLUMNS more in columns

Development goals deserve priority

The U.N. Millennium Development Goals, created in 2000, will expire at the end of this year. The MDGs represented a commitment by the international community to work together to improve the lives of vulnerable people around the planet. read more

Dramatic conservatives desert democracy

Sometimes, fleeing the country seems like a good idea. Perhaps a warrant is out for your arrest because you’ve murdered several people, or maybe your visa expired and you don’t want to be deported. read more

Republicans lost in echo chamber, send help

While the majority of the country celebrated last week as marriage equality finally became a reality, Republican presidential candidates took the opportunity to share their disappointment with the ruling. read more

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Assault will go unpunished

The Pima County Attorney’s Office decided against the prosecution of Tucson Police Department officer Joel Mann for violently shoving a UA student during the Elite Eight clash. read more

We're splitting our ticket this year

The Daily Wildcat editorial board endorses candidates for the 2nd and 3rd Congressional Districts. The editorial board consists of Jacquelyn Oesterblad, Katelyn Kennon, Ethan McSweeney and Joey Fisher. read more

LETTERS more in letters

Letter to the Editor: Treat graduate students better

Graduate students are integral to making the UA a first-class teaching and research institution. For example, graduate students teach one-third of the undergraduate classes offered at the university. Graduate students also publish our own research. Thus, ... read more

Your Views: October 1

I am a member of a prominent fraternity on the UA’s campus, and after reading this article, I couldn’t remain silent. read more