Year of the Wo(Man)?

The midterms were a victory for women across the nation. The historic elections held Tuesday night elected many firsts of different races and orientations leading the way for Congress to become more diverse. In New York, 29-year-old Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman to ever be elected into Congress. She had never…

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Eegee’s not selling soul … yet

Tucsonans were alarmed last month when a New York investment firm announced it had purchased the beloved local fast-food chain Eegee’s. “It kind of feels like a betrayal, like that was ours,” said Tucson local Christine Barton. She remembers loading up into cars with friends from Sunnyside High School to grab Eegee’s drinks at one…

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Miscommunication: Hispanic youth wrongfully diagnosed

Hispanic bilingual students are being hindered academically in Arizona and across the country, because some speech-language pathologists do not have the resources or training necessary to correctly diagnose speech disorders in children. As students come to school for the first time, they go through various screenings to ensure they are developing at a standard rate. This is…

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Millennials hunger for dining adventure

Social media has revolutionized the dining-out experience, which in turn has influenced the food industry in what it serves up. According to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the average household spends $3,008 per year dining out. Millennials spend up to $900 more than the average amount on dining out, according to the report,…

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Does residency concern voters? Not too much

When Ann Kirkpatrick faces off against Lea Marquez-Peterson for the right to represent Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District on Nov. 6, part of the decision for voters will hinge on how important they believe it is for a candidate to live in the district they represent. If recent Arizona history is any indicator, the answer is…

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Magic made at UA’s mirror lab

  Saturdays, for most people at the University of Arizona football stadium, focus on tailgating and touchdowns. But for some, the focus is on making the world’s largest and most advanced mirrors. The Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab, located on the stadium’s east wing, makes mirrors the size of swimming pools for the biggest telescopes in…

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