PHOTO: Students protest state budget cuts

Students protest Gov. Doug Ducey’s 2016 state budget, which saw nearly $100 million in cuts to state education. While universities took major cuts, community colleges in Pima, Maricopa and Pinal counties lost 100 percent of their state funding. Pima Community College will experience a $6 million cut, which led to a governing board decision to […]

FIRST BITE Burger wrapped in ramen

By DANYELLE KHMARA Fat Noodle, one of the food trucks in rotation at Pima Community College campuses, offers savory ramen with fresh vegetables and a locally-raised beef burger with unique flair. It offers several options of ramen noodle dishes and the burger has a bun made of ramen. The noodles are made fresh in the […]

The high cost of DUIs

By TANISHA KNUTZEN Making mistakes is a part of life but some mistakes cost more than just a lesson learned. A promising future for “Joe Smith” changed dramatically after he was convicted twice for driving under the influence of alcohol. “Pretty much, it’s a life sentence,” he said. “One poor decision changed my life, to […]

Maker House plans final bash

By SHANA ROSE Maker House, a downtown cooperative housed for 18 months in the historic Bates Mansion, will close April 11. The cooperative will go out with a bang by throwing one last party, “Opensource and Out.” See details in FYI box below. Maker House is known as more than a café, recreational space, arcade […]

Aztecs continue winning ways

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III The Pima Community College baseball team (21-14, 14-10 in ACCAC) The Aztecs would finally swept a doubleheader as they routed Eastern Arizona College on March 24. In game one, Pima beat EAC in a shutout 10-0 win in six innings. The Aztecs 10-0 win is the first time all year they’ve […]

Picacho Peak Civil War Re-enactment

Every March, hundreds of families travel to the base of Picacho Peak to watch more than 200 re-enactors provide live, historically accurate accounts of the western-most battles of the Civil War. Popular among enthusiasts, adults and children alike, the booming cannons and occasionally hilarious portrayals of battles are both entertaining and educational. In between re-enactments, […]

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