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Muslims offended by Wildcat, ╬outrageous,' ╬fanatical' letter

I cannot rationalize why the Wildcat insists on publishing such fanatical ideas as Silas Montgomery's, which only promote hatred and do not help the efforts of promoting diversity on the UA campus (Monday, "Ramadan a ╬veil of religious pietism,' not a time for peace").

The Wildcat's publishing of this letter, which accuses Muslims who go and practice their religion peacefully of collecting funds for terrorists, is outrageous. [Read article]

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Ambiguity plagues end of the world

People are masturbating in the library. Certainly the end is at hand. But on the other hand, the sun did rise this morning in its usual fashion. The unfinished student union building is still an integral part of student life, as students duck and dodge debris while weaving their way to class.

You see it everywhere. Signs telling us that the end is drawing near, we should safeguard our eternal souls by following (insert sacred religious text here). And also, signs telling us that there is no end and no beginning, and indeed not even a point to holding a sign. There are even signs that the end is come and gone, leaving us wandering around in the sad aftermath, desperately searching for meaning and better cell phone reception. [Read article]

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photo What we students have to be thankful for

This Thursday, as I sit down to a heaping plate of mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce sans turkey, I'll be giving thanks for some equally untraditional collegiate blessings. Here's a look at a few things we, as UA students, should be thanking, praying for and toasting.

Enormous tuition hikes. Somebody say hallelujah. Anyone? All right, so there probably won't be too many UA students bowing their heads to thank the Lord for the privilege of dishing out an extra cold grand every year for the rest of their undergraduate careers. However, the prospect of a huge tuition hike ¸ the likes of which this university has never seen ¸ is nothing short of a holiday miracle. The Arizona Board of Regents is finally waking up to the desperate situation unfolding in our state Legislature and responding in an appropriately drastic way. However, the tuition hike isn't primarily a means of generating more revenue for the university, but instead a way of creating Ě [Read article]

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