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Guest Letter: Ramen and Bologna Sandwiches: The College Diet of the Past

When high school students think about going to college, they hear about the classic college student meals, the cheapest things you can buy: things like ramen noodles and bologna. This stereotype glorifies the fact that most college students cut corners on food and nourishment because they're so strapped for cash, which disproportionately affects students of minority groups, especially those of color. Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/25)
944 31 3.3%
Total (8/4)
35,583 2,255 6.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 25, 2020

OPINION: Why ethnic studies are vital

Ethnic studies is an important part of education at every level, not only for learning about cultures other than one's own, but for becoming a more well-rounded student and doing better in school overall. Read more

OPINION: Disney's "Mulan" unsurprisingly causes controversy in the film world

The debut of Disney's live-action remake of the classic Mulan was championed to be a movie representing Chinese culture that would not be white-washed. However, amidst controversy surrounding the Chinese government detaining an ethnic minority, Uyghur muslims, in re-education camps, as well as government-backed police brutality against Hong Kong protesters, Disney is now facing a massive boycott for a thank-you note at the end of the film. Read more

OPINION: Is race a factor?

In the aftermath of Kyle Rittenhouse murdering two unarmed people in Kenosha and not being shot or harmed in any way, let alone immediately arrested, we call into question how so many can deny the existence of white privilege.  Read more

Guest Letter: Ramen and Bologna Sandwiches: The College Diet of the Past

When high school students think about going to college, they hear about the classic college student meals, the cheapest things you can buy: things like ramen noodles and bologna. This stereotype glorifies the fact that most college students cut corners on food and nourishment because they're so strapped for cash, which disproportionately affects students of minority groups, especially those of color. Read more

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: Campus etiquette, transportation options and internship opportunities 101

For new students, maneuvering through your first year at the University of Arizona means more than getting from point A to point B. Easing that navigational stress means figuring out what works for you. Whether it's learning to not walk in the bike lanes, being the one on the bike, or cycling through job listings, our staff has you covered with pointers on getting where you need to go, no matter the destination.  Read more