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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

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

OPINION: Transit needs to be reevaluated

Tucson seems to be upping its transit development around town. Grant was expanded, roads are seemingly being repaved more and more and other construction projects have become a mainstay when driving around.  Read more