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Opinions

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

GUEST LETTER: Salaried Athletics

Gov. Doug Ducey's interest in providing "Some form of compensation for college athletes" continues the destruction of the University of Arizona system as institutions of higher learning and research. Athletics are no longer students but paid employees of the University!  Read more

Guest Letter: Race-ism and Community

Here we are, 55 years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Civil Rights Movement of the late 50s and 60s and as a nation we are still grappling with the painful (pain-filled) issue of race-ism, a reality in our society and the world, yet the most difficult topic to discuss openly.  Read more

EDITORIAL: It's on everyone to create a hate-free campus

It is the fourth week of school and two protests have already broken out on campus. As the campus newspaper, we are a united force that does not tolerate or stand for those who cannot respect people based on their preconceived thoughts and opinions regarding their color, sexuality and/or religion.  Read more