COLUMN: Nightmare on 1 National Championship Drive in full effect

You’d have to go back to the year when the original "Nightmare on Elm Street" film was released to find the last time when Arizona men’s basketball lost five games in a row. That’s 35 years ago. After getting slashed by a different version of Freddy Krueger – the Washington State Cougars in this case – the Wildcats are in their own version of Nightmare on 1 National Championship Drive. Granted, it’s not quite as catchy, but we’re in the midst of Arizona’s horror story nonetheless. Read more

Column: To debate or to not debate, that is the question

As many commentators have noted, the opening of the second presidential debate resembled a rap battle more than it did any kind of heightened discourse. The two candidates refused to shake hands, instead choosing to sway awkwardly in the other’s general vicinity.  Read more

Column: Not all endorsements are good endorsements

With the presidential election rolling into its final stretch after what feels like years, the candidates have cemented their public image. A large part of a candidate’s image is the endorsements the candidate receives from various groups, but what happens if a politician receives an endorsement from an unsavory group?    Read more

Column: One more drink from disaster

Since people say bad choices may lead to good stories, it’s easy to see why drinking alcohol is glorified by the media and the general public. But the reality of binge drinking is mostly drunken stupors, unintelligible words and horrible decisions. Read more

Column: Bring down textbook prices

Even with the shift from books to e-books, there are still a lot of us out there who are ready to wait in line to get our hands on our favorite books and if by some luck we get the author to sign it, it's just cherry on top of the cake. Now where would you get the author to sign on an e-book? How will you meet fellow fantasy book fanatics if not at a bookstore? Read more

Column: Stop and frisk needs to stop the frisk

On Wednesday, September 21, Donald Trump unveiled yet another of his infamous plans to "make America great again." While talking about the violence in Chicago, Trump proposed the use of stop-and-frisk; a policy which allows police officers to randomly stop civilians and search them  Read more

Debate takeaways: Hillary steps into her stride

In an election cycle that seems to be defined by media hysteria and conjecture, few events have garnered as much overblown coverage as the first presidential debate. Although the extent to which the debates impact voters’ decisions is questionable, a casual viewer might get the impression that daggers have finally entered the forum.  Read more