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The Native Roots of Dia De Los Muertos

November 9, 2019

By ALEXANDRIA McKENNA The following is McKenna’s address at the Day of the Dead Celebration at Pima Community College West campus on November 1, 2019. Lios enchi ania, Inepo Alexandria Mckenna tea Hello and good evening to you all. I just gave my traditional greetings in Yoem Noki, or Yaqui Language. My name is Alexandria […]

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Basketball Diaries: Instructor takes two for the team

October 24, 2019

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Ackerley: JUMPIN FOR A SAFE, CLEAN ENVIRONMENT

October 17, 2019

  By Dr. ED ACKERLEY The future of Tucson rests with the important election for Mayor on November 5.  Tucsonans have the opportunity to vote for one of three candidates who have differing views on Tucson’s future.  I am running as a Tucsonan, not as a Republican or Democrat or any other party. The vision […]

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System change for climate change

October 10, 2019

This opinion is printed with permission of TucsonSentinel.com  Original can be found at: http://www.tucsonsentinel.com/opinion/report/091719_cease_climate_op/cease-system-change-needed-fight-climate-change By MIKE CEASE Special to TucsonSentinel.com Climate change is the most catastrophic environmental, social and economic crisis that the human species has ever faced. Impacts include rising average temperatures, vanishing polar ice, melting glaciers, stronger storms, rising sea levels, loss of […]

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No to recreational weed use

October 10, 2019

By FRANCIS SAITTA The Arizona Cannabis Chamber of Commerce is opposed to the current efforts to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.  Not because of the proven dangers of this drug, but because they want a “piece of the action,” i.e. Big Money from the recreational sale of this dangerous drug. It’s a sham. The […]

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Instructor details the never-ending battle to get published

October 10, 2019

By JERRY GILL In my early years as a professor, I tried to publish articles in very prestigious journals. One was “Mind” and it was edited by Professor Gilbert Ryle at Oxford University.  My first submission was about some of the ideas of Professor Quine at Harvard. In his brief rejection letter, Professor Ryle wrote: […]

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First Amendment binds all American freedoms

October 6, 2019

By Jack “Miles” Ventimiglia Freedom of the press, of speech, of religion, of assembly and to petition the government are woven, like stars in the flag, into the fabric of the First Amendment.   The blood of patriots is the seed of the Republic. The founders and those who followed in their footsteps invested their […]

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Government Controlled Health Insurance puts us all at risk.

October 6, 2019

Having Served on the Frontlines of Public Safety:    By Brendan Lyons, MPA   No public health issue is as important as being able to access high-quality, affordable health care. I believe we all can agree on this. Growing up, I always wanted to be a firefighter, and I’m grateful that I was able to […]

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Tips on saving some cash

September 26, 2019

By JOSEPH SIML  I have some tips on how to save money, but it will cost you.  My price is five minutes of your time. Sound good? I hope so, because college students have a lot of expenses, like tuition, housing, transportation, books and of course, more tuition.  With that in mind, here are some […]

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Three influential teachers that have helped shaped our world

September 26, 2019

 By JERRY GILL My life has been strongly impacted by the lives and teachings of three master teachers: Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha), Socrates and Jesus.  One could argue that these three are the most influential teachers of all time. Although none of the three ever yielded political power, traveled far from his homeland, or wrote any […]

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