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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

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/25)
944 31 3.3%
Total (8/4)
35,583 2,255 6.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 25, 2020

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

GUEST COMMENTARY: Race, diversity and classics

Earlier this year the Society for Classical Studies made headlines in higher education news for the blatant racism that was on display at its annual meeting. Among the documented incidents was a scholar of color being told that he “may have gotten” his very prestigious position because he is black. Read more

OPINION: Biking dangers on campus

On the UA campus, there are many different modes of transportation; driving a car, walking, riding a scooter, skateboarding, and, the most efficient of these, riding a bike. Read more