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Medicare for who, me?

The year of perfect vision, balance and, most importantly, the presidential elections is here: 2020. Every four years, American citizens must make an informed decision that will affect the next four, possibly eight, years of their lives. This year, certain policies are bound to catch the eyes of certain people for a lot of different reasons. Medicare for All, for example, is a bill that has been brought up by different presidential candidates, including current senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. But what exactly is it and what does it entail? Read more

UA Debate Series to host Presidents' Day debate

Since its inception almost two years ago, the UA Debate Series has tackled a variety of relevant issues, including college tuition, immigration and Title IX. Its next event, topical for Presidents' Day, is a debate between the top presidential forerunners for the upcoming 2020 elections, with the exception of Andrew Yang, who recently announced he was dropping out of contention. Read more

Police Beat 2/12/20: Blame it on the alcohol

What’s the number one thing we’re told to do when being stopped by a police officer? Hint: It’s not to run. Apparently, a university student was not aware of this when she was approached by a University of Arizona Police Department officer in the early morning hours of Jan. 31 near Banner — University Medical Center.   Read more

Organizations join forces to help opioid users get treatment

 The University of Arizona has received a $1.47 million grant to join the Unified Medication Assisted Treatment Targeted Engagement Response project, or U-MATTER, along with the Tucson Police Department, CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness Inc. and Pima County to help opioid users seek treatment rather than imprisonment, according to a UA press release.   Read more

University of Arizona alumna Tamara Statman crowned Miss Tucson

“If you’re passionate about something, you’ll find time for it,” said Tamara “T” Statman, the current Miss Tucson Del Sol and previous four-year letter winner for the University of Arizona softball team. When she graduated from the UA in May 2019, T wanted to find something new to be involved in and found competing in pageants to be an exciting new endeavor. Read more