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Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House

By APRIL GEORGE  If you would like to help the Ronald McDonald House, here are a few things you can do: Volunteer!  Go to http://www.rmhctucson.org/get-involved/volunteer, fill out a Volunteer Application and email it to Christine LaBoy. Chef for a Day. Contact Ashley Milne with a group of twelve or less and volunteer to make a […]

Aztec Press newscast

Aztec Press newscast

With MYLO ERICKSON  and a host of others

Student art on display through May 4

Student art on display through May 4

By MEGGIE COSTELLO-KESSLER   An exhibit featuring the art of Pima Community College students will be held at the West Campus Center for the Arts, 2202 W. Anklam Rd., April 2 through May 4.   The artwork of students from all PCC campuses will be featured in the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery for public viewing. […]

PCC instructor releases first album

PCC instructor releases first album

By MIKI JENNINGS After three days of attempting to play saxophone in sixth grade, Pima Community College communications instructor Marisa Michaels decided that it wasn’t the instrument for her. She didn’t give up on music, and picked up the drums instead. “I’ve always been interested in making noise,” Michaels said. She plays in the band […]

Author to lead writing workshop April 13-15

Author to lead writing workshop April 13-15

By NINA ELLIOTT Mary Sojourner, a radical environmental activist, acclaimed Southwest author and commentator for NPR, will be continuing a writer’s workshop series with “(w)Rite: A Workshop in Deep Writing and Craft” from Friday, April 13, to Sunday, April 15. Sojourner began connecting with books at a very young age in New York. In her […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

April 5 recital spotlights tuba Pima Community College music instructor Mark Nelson will present an eclectic range of music written and arranged for tuba in a recital on April 5 at 7 p.m. in the West Campus Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Works include three Edward Elgar compositions arranged for tuba and piano by […]

Spring Festivals

Spring Festivals

By VANESSA AVILA It’s starting to get hot out, but that’s no excuse to skip these spring festivals. They’re sure to keep you entertained and remind you that Tucson has more to offer than scorching weather. Festival en el Barrio April 7 Festival en el Barrio will feature Calexico, Grupo Fantasma and Megafaun on April […]

TENNIS: Men end season

TENNIS: Men end season

By KYLE WASSON  The Pima Community College men’s tennis team lost its last match of the regular season at the West Campus on April 3 to Mesa Community College 7-2, securing a second place finish for the Aztecs.  Victor Cabada fought back from 1-5 in the second set beating Tanner Hatch in the No. 4 […]

By the Numbers: Tuition

By the Numbers: Tuition

$12,804 Estimated average cost for undergraduate tuition, room and board at public institutions during the 2009-10 school year. $32,184 Estimated average cost for undergraduate tuition, room and board at private institutions during the 2009-10 school year. Sources: nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=76 3 College costs will triple by the time a baby born today matriculates in college. Source: http://www.thedaily.com/page/2012/01/09/010912-news-college-costs-1-5/ […]

Best Bets

Best Bets

LIVE MUSIC April 17: St. Vincent with tUnE-yArDs at Rialto Theatre, 311 E. Congress St. Doors open 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. $19 in advance/$22 day of show, all ages. Details: rialtotheatre.com OK, kids. Grab your v-necks and cut-off shorts and make your way to the Rialto Theatre on Tuesday, April 17, for […]

THE WORD: What do you think of the tuition increase?

THE WORD: What do you think of the tuition increase?

By MEGGIE COSTELLO-KESSLER  

TOP 10: Upcoming concerts

TOP 10: Upcoming concerts

BY ROBERTO AVENDAÑO My friends living outside the United States always tell me I’m lucky to live in Tucson because all the good artists come to town… or near town. This Top 10 list is about upcoming shows. They’re mainly in Phoenix because most big artists go to the big venues, which is sad. Well, […]

Down Time

Down Time

FOODIE FINDS - ’Smart Choices’ offers lower-calorie options

FOODIE FINDS – ’Smart Choices’ offers lower-calorie options

By MIKI JENNINGS Many consumers may not be aware, but fast food places and other restaurants frequently offer meals with more than 700 calories. Doesn’t sound like a lot? The recommended daily intake of calories is about 2,000 for women and 2,500 for men. That means a 700-calorie meal is right around a third of […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By CELESTE ORENDAIN Aries (March 21-April 19) No matter how bad your day is going, someone will always bring a smile to your face. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Every day is an opportunity. Don’t think twice; take it. Try new things and be open to adventures! Take the risk. There is nothing you can lose […]