Opinions

GUEST LETTER: UA trademark licensing policy negatively affects student clubs

Club officers of the many University of Arizona recognized clubs were surprised this winter by a new policy that began on Jan. 1, 2019. The new policy states that every club that desires to produce club shirts for its members must now go through the UA Bookstore’s Direct to Campus program for all club shirt orders. This policy was imposed with the intention “to provide student groups very clear direction about the use of UA trademarks while limiting the number of required reviews and revisions”.  Read more

Is it your responsibility to be sustainable?

 Sustainability is defined in three ways. Being able to be used without being destroyed, using systems that do not destroy natural resources, and the ability to go on and last for a long time. The human race has not had a good track record of being sustainable.   Read more

OPINIONS: Bring back construction workers

There is nothing I love more than a smooth, freshly renovated road that makes even my humble minivan feel like it is a high end piece of technology that is gliding through the city, kept back only by air resistance and speed limits. Read more

OPINIONS: ENR2 looks very familiar!

Sandwiched between Sixth Street and Lowell Street, the Environment and Natural Resources Building 2, or ENR2, is located at the south end of campus and provides several floors of offices and laboratories for, notably, the UA Department of Mathematics, School of Geography and Development, School of Natural Resources and the Environment and the university’s sustainable research initiative, the Institute for Energy Solutions. As with seemingly every building on campus, the first floor will likely only be of relevance for most undergraduates; the floor houses N120, a 600 person, high-tech auditorium; Slot Canyon Cafe and some often quiet restrooms.  Read more

OPINIONS: Should student-athletes get paid?

On March 8, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken of Oakland ruled that the NCAA violated antitrust laws by restricting compensation of student athletes. Wilken ruled schools may offer additional compensation, as long as it is related to education.  Read more

OPINIONS: A Girl’s Guide to Going Green

I was once like you are now, young and unafraid, untouched by the harsh cruelty of the waste I produce each day. Despite my abhorrence for numbers, the most boring of all shapes, a statistic brought me to the light. Read more