Day: October 23, 2018

Letter from the editor- Felony disenfranchisement

October 23, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Could you imagine having to pay $700 to register to vote?  No one would do it. Voting, a civil right available to most U.S. reidents, suddenly would become a luxury.  This is a devastating reality for 221,000 people in Arizona. Just as Manny Mejias said during the Restore Your Vote press conference on […]

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Kratom vs. opiate addiction

October 23, 2018

By: DANIEL VELASCO Deep in the rainforests of Southeast Asia lies an infamous plant.  With yellow flowers and evergreen leaves, kratom induces stimulant-like effects to its users, while causing opiate-like side effects to people who use it in high doses.  Kratom is primarily put into capsules and made into extracts and pills, but dried kratom leaves […]

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Wind Ensemble will blow you away

October 23, 2018

By ERIK MEDINA Pima Community College Music presents the Wind Ensemble, performing their first concert of the season and under the direction of Dr. Mark Nelson. The concert features selections with only single movement compositions. The newly formed woodwind ensemble class make s its first appearance at this concert. The program includes a medley of […]

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There’s gold in them there skies

October 23, 2018

By HANK ROBICHAUD New student apartments in Tucson: A statement that will thrill some and dismay others. In recent years, an influx of student apartments have been built around Downtown Tucson, including on the University of Arizona campus. The UA, however, is not expecting an increase in enrollment, because it capped the acceptance to the […]

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