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