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OPINION: Tips on documenting protests

The influx of citizen journalism activity over the past month has flooded the internet with crucial evidence regarding police brutality, especially as it pertains to recent protests. Without these firsthand videos, our only documentation of injustices would come from mainstream media, which has revealed its biases time and time again. Although this documentation has been and is currently essential to proving true the existence of police brutality, journalists of any degree are now called more than ever to protect the citizens they catch on camera.  Read more

OPINION: Vegan is the best way to live

So, I did. I did it. I became vegan. With no support from my friends or family, I took the initiative to start living a cleaner, healthier lifestyle. My first stop on my train to veganism was Whole Foods. Read more

OPINION: With Dow falling, Trump has no leg to stand on

Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted the tax cuts imposed by Trump, among other things, would stimulate economic growth. Though, in theory, tax cuts may stimulate economic growth, the incentives he cut has made these tax cuts virtually useless for the middle and working classes.  Read more

OPINION: Rise of the machines is nothing to fear

The University of Arizona's College of Science is exploring these issues of advancing technology with a series of lectures titled "Humans, Data and Machines." I was excited to learn about these talks from local media, and knew I had to attend so I know when the machines will be taking over. Read more

OPINION: Why we must remember Black History

Black History Month, or any other time when we offer special acknowledgement to a marginalized group, is not meant to divide us. It is an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others and understand our role in dealing with these difficult issues. Read more

OPINION: Millennials vs. late capitalism

Millennials and digital native generation have played a major role in resurrecting the term. For reference, current examples of late capitalism include trends in the contemporary market that embody certain worries or ironies of which young people have become increasingly hyper aware. Read more