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Students of the Pac-12 comment on the latest news and issues.

Navajo junk food tax can serve as positive example

A proposal for a 2 percent sales tax increase on junk food purchased in the Navajo Nation, which covers more than 27,000 square miles extending throughout northeastern Arizona, Utah and New Mexico, is currently heading to the Navajo Nation Council for ... Read More

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Letter to the Editor

While I agree with the author’s point that the game industry has a long way to go to overcome sexism, I have some issues with the arguments that were made.

Reusable food order forms can help reduce waste

Each day, students use approximately 4,500 pages of paper when ordering from on-campus restaurants, according to Jason Tolliver, the director of the Arizona Student Unions.

GMO labeling allows consumers to be better informed

On Nov. 6, Washington state’s Initiative 522, which would have required genetically engineered foods to be labeled as such, failed in the voting booths — a travesty for truth that should not go unnoticed.

Pulse of the Pac

Students of the Pac-12 comment on the latest news and trends.

Traditions are what make college experience unique

Universities around the country have unique traditions that make students feel like they’re having the “true college experience.” Although these traditions are sometimes associated with risks and are looked upon negatively by outsiders, college ...

Change in immigration policy could benefit Arizona

On July 26, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-WI, told a group of immigration activists at a town hall meeting that the House of Representatives would vote on a series of bills aimed at reforming America’s immigration system in October.

Your views

In response to “Lecture results in hate mail, threats” (by Ethan McSweeney, Nov. 7) I am a conservative, and am in this class.

COLUMNS more in columns

Column: 'Rudolph' is perfect carol for modern holiday season

For the past two millennia, Jesus Christ of Nazareth has been hailed as the true hero of Christmas — since, well, it is a holiday based on his biblical birth. But after 2,014 years, Christmas might need some updating. It’s time for a new hero, ...

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Column: Don't get rid of racist Facebook friends

A few days ago, a friend on Facebook posted that she was triumphant in “finally getting rid of the ignorance, hate, misogyny and racism” on her newsfeed. She accomplished this feat by defriending people who had made offensive posts about Michael ...

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EDITORIALS more in editorials

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.

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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.

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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. ...

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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

Your Views: September 25

The country that prides itself like no other on liberties and freedom keeps flushing those very core values further and further down the toilet. read more