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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.

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ALS donations need not override moral convictions

All across the country, people are rushing to their buckets and video cameras and taking part in the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” to combat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. read more

Cost-free university not free from woes

In the midst of rising tuition costs both at the UA and around the world, Shai Reshef of University of the People proposes an online education in either computer science or business administration via courses that are free to attend. read more

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Sisley firing raises big questions

“The University of Arizona (UA) is a place without limits — where teaching, research, service and innovation merge to improve lives in Arizona and beyond,” the UA’s official website states. read more

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