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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: 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

GUEST LETTER: Why Amazon didn't pick Tucson

So, if the executives of the rich companies in these locales espouse diversity and care about the poor, why don’t they establish headquarters in a city like Tucson, which sorely needs additional tax revenue and imported wealth? Read more