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This is My Opinion!: the DW Opinions podcast

This is My Opinion! is a weekly Daily Wildcat podcast that raises popular questions and picks the brains of our opinion staffers. Hosted and produced by the Opinions desk at the Daily Wildcat. "Online all the time, at dailywildcat.com." Listen anywhere you stream podcasts including Spotify or Apple Podcasts! Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (10/16)
676 2 0.3%
Total (8/2)
39,754 601 1.5%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated October 16, 2021

OPINION: Fat is not a feeling

“I feel fat” is a phrase we often hear people say to describe their current emotions and feelings. However, what exactly does this mean? Many men and women walk around repeatedly using this phrase, but few people know what they are truly implying and the harm they may be causing when they say this. Read more

OPINION: A letter to first-generation students

To my fellow first-generation friends,  Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Arizona! Stepping onto campus on your first day of class is an accomplishment in itself. I want to start off this letter with a firm reminder: You belong here.  Read more

OPINION: Protect yourself and others at night

College campuses can be terrifying places, especially at night. According to RAIN, college women, ages 18-24, are three times more likely to be victims of sexual violence. With chilling statistics like this, the ability to feel comfortable on campus is a difficult feat.  Read more

OPINION: Go watch a UA sports game, you will not regret it

There are many factors that go into selecting a university to attend after you graduate high school. Excellent academics, active nightlife, wonderful weather and top sports teams are just some of what future college students hope to have. Well, start looking forward to the beginning of the school year, because the University of Arizona has all four!  Read more

OPINION: The NCAA needs to do something about the transfer portal

The summer used to be a time where recruiters could relax, knowing that their freshmen commitments and current players were locked in and ready to go for next season.  That is no longer the case as recruiters, coaches and universities scramble during every offseason to keep their players from leaving. The main pipeline that athletes use to leave their schools is the NCAA transfer portal. Read more