Arizona softball takes two of three from ASU in Tempe

No. 13 Arizona softball took the season series against rival No. 8 ASU this weekend by winning two out of three games in Tempe. The Wildcats lost Friday's series opener but followed it up with back-to-back road wins, including a dramatic series-clinching win on Sunday that needed extra innings. Here is a game-by-game breakdown of the series. Read more

Arizona softball takes two of three from ASU in Tempe

No. 13 Arizona softball took the season series against rival No. 8 ASU this weekend by winning two out of three games in Tempe. The Wildcats lost Friday's series opener but followed it up with back-to-back road wins, including a dramatic series-clinching win on Sunday that needed extra innings. Here is a game-by-game breakdown of the series. Read more

Russian students get a taste of the Southwest

As political tensions with Russia rise, faculty from University of Arizona’s Russian and Slavic studies department decided politics weren’t the only thing that would be heating up this semester. Stovetops and ovens warmed up as seven Russian students from Moscow University for the Humanities came to the UA for a week of learning leading up to an ‘Iron Chef’-style cook-off. At the ‘Iron Chef’ event, held at the Tucson Village Farm, students from both Russia and the U.S. divided into teams to cook traditional Russian and Southwestern dishes. Tucson Village Farm is a location off campus where fresh fruits and vegetables are grown by UA students. Read more

OPINION: Honors is worth the investment

There are certainly plenty of non-honors students who are just as qualified as their honors college friends. The point is, I simply hope honors colleges are used for their original point of academic altruism, rather than just personal vanity, and deliver accordingly. Read more

EDITORIAL: Tuition increases violate spirit of Arizona constitution

Instead of blissfully carrying on the entrenched mindset of raising tuition each and every year, college officials and student leaders should be fighting for these costs to be lowered, using their voices and organizing abilities to lead protests or hold information sessions to convey how serious of an issue the skyrocketing costs of higher education really are.  Read more