Opinions

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

OPINION: Highlighting some of the best aspects of Tucson

Whether you're a native or newbie, there is a lot to love about Tucson. From beautiful landscapes to delicious food to a vibrant downtown scene, there's something for everyone to discover in this city. As a welcome students to the university, our editors shared their favorite thing about the city surrounding the University of Arizona. Read more

ART IS ACTIVISM: March 4 Justice Tucson and celebrating Black artists

There are many lanes of action to take when striving for change. Protesting, organizing, mutual aid, art and so on are interconnected in the world of activism. Art is a form of activism in itself — it has the power to counteract and transcend injustice by providing different perspectives and encouraging peace. Through an array of mediums, its inherently emotional makeup is capable of connecting and motivating people to action.  Read more

GUEST LETTER: Recent law graduates to Dean Miller

Dean Miller, Recent graduates of the James E. Rogers College of Law are facing unprecedented times. Of course, that is no surprise to anyone.  Cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. are reaching dangerous levels. The Mayor of Phoenix has come out and stated that the city has reached a critical point. Read more