ASA is in the right, but court isn’t the answer

Arizona Students’ Association (ASA) has been the subject of a lot of press coverage lately, not only here in The Lumberjack, but across the state. The latest developments have involved the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) voting to destroy ASA’s funding mechanism in retaliation for the group’s support of Proposition 204, the Quality Education and … Continue reading ASA is in the right, but court isn’t the answer

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U.S. should know better than to get involved in Syria

As I write this, the United States is still recovering from the political and cultural trauma of a solid decade of war. We still have troops in Afghanistan, we still have military bases and private contractors in Iraq and we’re witnessing in real time the consequences of the NATO action in Libya. It seems inconceivable … Continue reading U.S. should know better than to get involved in Syria

Arpaio needs a refresher course in constitutional law

Arpaio. We meet again. With the gun control debate on the tip of every tongue, it didn’t take long for controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to make an insipid comment. In a Jan. 16 interview with KFYI radio host Mike Broomhead, Arpaio voiced his opinion on the Obama administration’s proposed expansion to the ban … Continue reading Arpaio needs a refresher course in constitutional law