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Women’s activist Sandra Fluke talks millennials, politics

Women's rights activist, Sandra Fluke, speaks in the Union Ballroom on March 9.

By Emily Salopeck, Writer

March 14, 2016

Women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke devotes her time speaking about public interest advocacy for numerous social justice causes. Fluke spoke to UA students on March 9 in the Student Union Ballroom as a part of Women’s History Month.   Fluke addressed how the millennial generation needs to find its ...

Vote to invest more in college education

By Collin Hayes, Student Writer

March 9, 2016

“…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin Last Friday, the nonpartisan Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (TPC) released a report detailing the effects of the tax plans proposed by the six major remaining candidates for president. Among...

Climate change is a fact

April 18, 2012

Written by:  Matthew Balsinger This is the third part in a series focused on the issue of science in education. To view the two previous articles, visit the opinion section of our website at The fourth and final article in the series will focus on the dangers of allowing decisions...

How the fake debt ceiling crisis affects you

August 10, 2011

By Richard Thompson Recently, the United States Congress showed just how partisan and dysfunctional they are when they manufactured a debt ceiling crisis over the course of 3 months that could have thrown the entire world’s economy into chaos. The reason? Members of the Tea Party wing of the Repu...