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Tucson Meet Yourself 2012

Tucson Meet Yourself 2012

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Pima's season ends at Scottsdale

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Pima’s season ends at Scottsdale

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College women’s soccer team lost 4-2 against Scottsdale Community College on Oct. 24 in the NJCAA Region 1 semifinals, ending the Aztecs’ season. The road defeat put Pima’s final record at 12-7-1. “I’m proud of what this team accomplished this year,” head coach Kendra Veliz said. “We have a […]

FOOTBALL: Aztecs lose sixth straight

FOOTBALL: Aztecs lose sixth straight

By MYLO ERICKSON The Pima Community College football team was unable to make a comeback in a 35-17 contest against Glendale Community College on Oct. 20. Freshman quarterback Max Shepard got the start over sophomore Quinn Rollerson. “He did a good job last week in the early going,” head coach Patrick Nugent said of Shepard. […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: Harriers place in top eight at Calif. meet

CROSS-COUNTRY: Harriers place in top eight at Calif. meet

By CLYNISHA STEVENS The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the Mount Sac Invitational in Walnut, Calif., on Oct. 12. In the women’s three-mile race, PCC came in sixth place out of 26 teams, scoring 164 points. Cerritos College (Calif.) won the women’s division. Freshman Nikki Regalado was the top Pima finisher, […]

Event plugs solar power

Event plugs solar power

 By LIAM McINERNEY More than 50 organizations and community groups took part in Earth Science Day at Northwest Campus on Oct. 17. An event that runs once a semester, Earth Science Day promotes education for the geosciences through presentations and displays. Numerous hands-on science and engineering activities helped spark students interest in the natural world, […]

Behind the scenes at ‘Nightfall’

Behind the scenes at ‘Nightfall’

By THOMAS F. JOHNSON The dark magic of Old Tucson Studios’ Nightfall begins with actors in a dressing room applying garish clown makeup as they prepare for the park to open. Most notable among them is Rob Jensen, who played a serial-killing, junkyard-owning clown named Pappy in last year’s special effects show. Though he appeared […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Fanatic yes, violent no

ATHLETIC VOICE: Fanatic yes, violent no

By MYLO ERICKSON Just because sports can be violent at times, doesn’t mean that fans need to be. On Oct. 14, a man was stabbed just outside of San Francisco’s Candlestick Park on his way to watch the 49ers take on the New York Giants. All of the people involved were 49er fans. They apparently […]

Lights out for ‘Wait Until Dark’

Lights out for ‘Wait Until Dark’

By CLYNISHA STEVENS Hope you’re not afraid of the dark.    The Pima Community College theater department will present the thriller “Wait Until Dark” Nov. 8-18 at the West Campus Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre. “I hope the audience has a fun time,” director Frank Pickard said. “I hope they gasp a few […]

FOODIE FINDS: Get excidered for fall

FOODIE FINDS: Get excidered for fall

By MIKI JENNINGS October is when Tucson’s autumn flavors become available. Breads, desserts, hot chocolate and even alcoholic drinks are tailored for the season. For those who drink, ciders are a wonderful way to get fall taste with a seasonal bite.   Pumpkin California Cider Company’s Ace pumpkin cider is a great drink during the […]

Proposition uses sale tax to fund education

Proposition uses sale tax to fund education

Election Day is Nov. 6 This year’s general election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 6 Two seats of Pima Community College’s governing board are up for a vote. To learn about the candidates and to see if you live in one of the voting districts, visit this link. For information about voting in Arizona, […]

E-dating is such a waste

E-dating is such a waste

By MIKI JENNINGS It has come to my attention that a very large number of my friends have online dating profiles. After a previous breakup, I dabbled in different ways to meet people, and came across way too many friends on dating websites. It was hard not to judge. Online-based relationships are not real or […]

Cello, art combine for Nov. 8 recital

Cello, art combine for Nov. 8 recital

Music with art is the theme for a Pima Community College interdisciplinary faculty concert on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the West Campus Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Theodore Buchholz will perform cello selections including: “Suite 1” by J.S. Bach featuring the photography of Kate Breakey “Fantasy on Two Klee Studies” by Augusta […]

THINGS I DON’T GIVE A S&*! ABOUT: Here’s the truth: Voting doesn’t matter

THINGS I DON’T GIVE A S&*! ABOUT: Here’s the truth: Voting doesn’t matter

By MYLO ERICKSON I find it extremely hard to get jazzed about politics. I honestly couldn’t care less about what happens during an election. Granted, the election affects us, but I still have a hard time getting into it. I just don’t care. To me, politicians are nothing but a bunch of liars. They tell […]

Catch bluegrass, highland games, All Souls

Catch bluegrass, highland games, All Souls

  Compiled by Jennifer Coulter   Desert Bluegrass Music Festival Concerts, a band contest and music workshops will be on tap Oct. 26-28 at the Desert Bluegrass Music Festival at AVA Amphitheater, 5655 W. Valencia Road. Headliner bands include Sierra Hull and Highway 111, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers, and Mark Phillips and 111rd […]

WEIRD VISIONS ‘Tokyo Gore Police’ is bloody hilarious

WEIRD VISIONS ‘Tokyo Gore Police’ is bloody hilarious

By THOMAS F. JOHNSON Many people see Japanese genre films as moody, atmospheric pieces about stringy-haired ghost girls that are inevitably, terribly remade for American audiences. That is true for some. But for others, “restraint” is a four-letter-word. They dive head-first into crazy town with maniacal, cackling glee that would even make “Evil Dead” director […]