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OPINION: Is there a border crisis?

Democrats and Republicans were involved in a long-winded and embarrassing staring contest that ate up the greater part of January, and while we are now back up and running, the questions have not yet been answered, and we are floating dangerously close to seeing another shutdown if we don’t kick it into high gear. Read more

OPINION: Is there a border crisis?

Democrats and Republicans were involved in a long-winded and embarrassing staring contest that ate up the greater part of January, and while we are now back up and running, the questions have not yet been answered, and we are floating dangerously close to seeing another shutdown if we don’t kick it into high gear. Read more

OPINION: Plus-sized in a small-minded world

My journey with loving my body has been a bumpy one. In fact, my journey is still going. I once equated skinniness with happiness. My perspective has changed, and I’m grateful for that progress. I went from crying in dressing rooms to dancing around to music while trying on clothes that society would deem too scandalous for my fat body.  Read more

Athleticism in UA GymCat's blood

“I could not imagine where I would be without the constant support from both my parents and my siblings,” Berg said. “They have been by my side since day one and continue to watch my journey through the NCAA.” Read more

UA hockey forward named to Team USA for 2019

 “The thought of wearing our nation’s jersey is almost overwhelming. I will do everything in my power to make Tucson and the University of Arizona proud. I am thankful for this incredible opportunity,” Cusanelli said.   Read more

OPINIONS: State of the Union Address through a student's perspective

Not very many college students watched the State of the Union address, based on my general knowledge of my peers, and the fact that according to Salon and Rasmussen Reports, Americans under the age of 40 get the majority of their news from political satire. It’s hard to blame college students who barely have time to wash dishes for not taking almost an hour and a half out of their day to watch a very long speech. Yet, there are several reasons why college students need to watch it. Read more

Who are you celebrating this Valentine's Day?

Whether you're celebrating a significant other, a relative or an 18th century British explorer (what?), Valentine's Day has everyone thinking about the loving, or not so loving, relationships in their lives. Here's who our Daily Wildcat columnists are celebrating this year on the day of love.  Read more

Q&A: $20 million endowment to College of Optical Sciences

This past fall, the College of Optical Sciences received a $20 million endowment from its founding director and former dean, James C. Wyant. This endowment will be used to create more faculty positions and will be paid out over the next five years. The Daily Wildcat was able to ask Dr. Wyant about his reason for the donation and other questions about his work and optical sciences.  Read more

OPINION: Protesting for a reason

Last week, I stumbled upon a protest happening in front of the university’s administration building. The protestors were standing silently, and I feigned to see what was going on, before I realized it was in honor of Trayvon Martin’s birthday. Their protest seemed to rouse some negative opinions, because I overheard people saying their signs were “rude” and out of place. It seemed odd that a silent protest would stir such negative comments, but that leads me to my overall opinion of the situation: Read more