FIRST BITE Mexican and Peruvian fusion

By SHANA ROSE Gigi’s Mexican and Peruvian Fusion food truck has been making stops at Pima Community College campuses in its lime green vehicle, ready to feed adventurous students. Customers can choose from a variety of dishes, including sandwiches, burgers, tacos, fries and bowls. Where does the “fusion” come in? Some ingredients in the typical […]

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By DEANNA SHERMAN Romo Tonight Live! starring Steven Yanez Romo is Tucson’s own late night talk show made for locals, by locals and loved by locals. The show borrows from the classic late show formula: opening monologue, house band, special guests and a musical guest. But Romo Tonight Live! is anything but traditional. With host […]

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CLUB Group helps new arrivals feel at home

By DANYELLE KHMARA The Pima Community College International Student Club is a place where international students can get to know each other and participate in fundraisers, class trips and community service. Club president Alejandra Fraijo moved from Sonora, Mexico, to Tucson six months ago for a better education and because Pima is close to her […]

‘THE MANDRAKE’ Comedy explores love, lust

By SHANA ROSE The intimate space of Pima Community College’s Black Box Theatre will be transformed into a 16th century Italian piazza when the theatre arts department brings Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Mandrake” to life. Performances will be April 16-26, under the direction of Deborah Davis. The play uses Machiavelli’s philosophy of “the ends justify the […]

Top 10 Fast food drive-through burgers

By ALEX FRUECHTENICHT Recently, my taste buddies and I went on a mission to find the best fast food burger you can get in a drive-through. All scores are based on averages out of 10 by myself and three others in three categories: appearance, texture and taste. 10. Wienerschnitzel I guess it goes without saying […]

Pima puts up 13 qualifiers

By WILL WILLCOXSON The Aztec track and field team returned from the March 27-28 Puma Outdoor Invitational with five more national qualifiers added for the outdoor championships in May. Among the qualifiers was freshman Blair Benefield, who also broke the pole vault school record with a height of 11 feet and six inches. Though Benefield […]

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