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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

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OPINION: My experience being zoombombed

On Wednesday, April 1, I logged into my Zoom meeting for my advanced reporting class. For the first 15 minutes or so, everything was normal.  The teacher was assigning homework, and then suddenly out of nowhere a name I didn’t recognize appeared on the screen and was yelling in a language I didn’t understand.  Read more

OPINION: The future of telemedicine looks promising

In the past few weeks we have seen drastic changes in society, not only in terms of social distancing, excessive hand washing and online classes, but physicians have started transitioning to an online platform of seeing patients, sometimes called telemedicine. Read more

OPINION: Close everything

Coronavirus isn't the flu. It's a whole different beast. It has been almost two months since the first confirmed coronavirus case in the United States was announced on Jan. 21 in the state of Washington. Read more

Local bookstores remain undefeated

It's walking through an aisle filled with books that bring back memories from an easier time. I grew up reading because my mom said so. There was no grand prize for learning to read, no one goal to achieve. In fact, many of the prizes were a finished book with fun sequences to play out in my head. Read more

Let's invest in literature

I recently asked a friend and former professor of mine if it was worth it to pursue a Ph.D. in English. He replied, “I would compare the job market to a dumpster fire, but a dumpster fire can be contained.”   Read more

OPINION: Weinstein's lawyer isn't a bad woman, she's a bad person

Smack dab in the age of information, people seem to lean more toward data and numbers over, say, emotion. People want cold hard facts and numbers to sway them rather than a pathos-based argument. This strategy is useful when discussing an issue like climate change, for example. But what about matters of human experience?  Read more

OPINION: Clickers: Yet another unnecessary cost for students

Not only are tuition costs due, but each class comes with some sort of technology or book that the student is responsible for purchasing. Among one of the most well-known — and most-hated — products students are forced to buy at the University of Arizona is the clicker.    Read more

OPINION: Identity politics is crucial

Recently I watched a video on Youtube from the channel Jubilee and the title was ‘Are Americans Obsessed Race?’ First of all, props to the creator of that title because it truly does catch the eye Read more