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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

OPINION: Eyebrow threading is cost effective method

Women have been shaping their eyebrows since the beginning of time. Historically, eyebrows have always been a hot button of contention. Unibrows? Plucked to nothing? Rounded or arched? Today, there are three main ways in which women tame and shape their eyebrows: threading, tweezing, and waxing.  Read more

Fraternities: Let's do better

This article pertains to the experiences of male UA students who do not belong to a fraternity that offered to voice their opinion on Greek life. As a reporter, I feel that there is validity behind the words of these boys, and that they are not the only students who feel this way. I write this article and those that follow in this series in an effort to educate the community. Hopefully, by voicing these concerns others who share them will come forward, and the UA Greek system will become the positive experience for all who engage with it, member or not.  Read more

OPINION: Arizona cannot let student exemption win

 Arizona’s vote to raise the state minimum wage from 8 dollars to 12 passed back in 2016 by a wide margin, carrying 58% of the statewide vote and carrying with it every county except for Graham county (1). This level of support for our minimum wage workers was a surprising wake up call to our legislators in Phoenix, who have historically kept our state wage within a dollar of the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour (2).  Read more