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This is My Opinion!: the DW Opinions podcast

This is My Opinion! is a weekly Daily Wildcat podcast that raises popular questions and picks the brains of our opinion staffers. Hosted and produced by the Opinions desk at the Daily Wildcat. "Online all the time, at dailywildcat.com." Listen anywhere you stream podcasts including Spotify or Apple Podcasts! Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (10/16)
676 2 0.3%
Total (8/2)
39,754 601 1.5%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated October 16, 2021

OPINION: Highlighting some of the best aspects of Tucson

Whether you're a native or newbie, there is a lot to love about Tucson. From beautiful landscapes to delicious food to a vibrant downtown scene, there's something for everyone to discover in this city. As a welcome students to the university, our editors shared their favorite thing about the city surrounding the University of Arizona. Read more

ART IS ACTIVISM: March 4 Justice Tucson and celebrating Black artists

There are many lanes of action to take when striving for change. Protesting, organizing, mutual aid, art and so on are interconnected in the world of activism. Art is a form of activism in itself — it has the power to counteract and transcend injustice by providing different perspectives and encouraging peace. Through an array of mediums, its inherently emotional makeup is capable of connecting and motivating people to action.  Read more

GUEST LETTER: Recent law graduates to Dean Miller

Dean Miller, Recent graduates of the James E. Rogers College of Law are facing unprecedented times. Of course, that is no surprise to anyone.  Cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. are reaching dangerous levels. The Mayor of Phoenix has come out and stated that the city has reached a critical point. Read more

OPINION: Violence has always been the answer. So what changed?

Since the murder of George Floyd on May 25, protests have sparked around the country in retaliation of his death, and also in response to the injustices Black and brown people face every single day. People of color, activists and allies are done being complacent — no longer taking no for an answer to the question of change.  Read more

OPINION: Cop Shows are Changing Your Mind. Here's How

What do you know about crime? More importantly, how did you learn what you know? Cop-related television shows impact our ideas of the world around us as it relates to race, crime and law enforcement. Studies show that these perceptions are warped by the media that we consume.   Read more

OPINION: Supreme x Leigh Bowery to end homophobia (Oh, and sexism)

The "predatory guy in an Anti Social Social Club shirt and Comme De Garçons Converse" trope is exhausted yet somewhat deserved. Streetwear’s overriding sexist and homophobic male audience has always been apparent, thriving not only in forums and comment sections but also college campuses much like ours.  As explained by Beth Gibbs, co-owner and creative director of UNION Los Angeles, the term “streetwear” was “created by men [in] an attempt to categorize a multi-faceted, multicultural movement that inspired a different approach to apparel.”  Although this definition technically includes varying groups of people, many brands that capitalize on this sort of fashion are cishet-male-dominated. But, with the development of contemporary designs paired with its inherently androgynous aesthetic, wouldn’t the community be more openly accepting and defy gender norms? Read more

OPINION: Pride Month would not exist without activism

We are currently going on day thirteen of Black Lives Matter protests all over the globe. The fact that this is happening during Pride Month put the cherry on top of this scrumptious cake. There would be no Pride Month without activism. There is no Pride Month without people fighting. Read more