A student’s dyslexia dilemma

By Michelle Trujillo/El Inde Benjamin Ellis, a senior at the University of Arizona, says he grew up like any other kid. He enjoyed playing outside, playing with toys, and hanging out with his friends. But Ellis has struggled with something that 5% to 15% of people in the world experience. When he was in first grade,…

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The French Corner

By August Pearson/El Inde Fog blankets the city of Encinitas, California, on an early Sunday morning in the middle of October. The streets are quiet and residents and travelers are just about to begin their first day of the new week.  Situated on the highway that extends the length of the California coast, Highway 101,…

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Incremental changes (in electoral politics)

By Bellah Nelson/El Inde Alison Jones, a woman in her early 60’s with a short cut of curly white and grey hair, has been chair of the Pima County Democratic Party since 2018. Elected by the Precinct Committee persons of the Democratic Party, hers is a volunteer position to lead the county party in finding…

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University life, since the ’60s

By Ashley Hamett/El Inde As a freshman at the University of Arizona in the fall semester of 1961-1962, my grandfather, Richard Rice, quickly realized that his life would never be the same again. At the freshman orientation, he noted how his freshman class had a larger population than his entire hometown of Morenci, Arizona. He…

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The celestial three

By Bryan Savic/El Inde Besides its beautiful parks, the Arizona state museum, theatre house, the simplistic beauty of the UA mall, and the iconic Old Main building, the University of Arizona is also known for its Greek life and vibrant party culture. This can be perceived as a good or bad thing, depending on who…

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