Author: Kyle Kersey

Coach Jim Rosborough: 41 years and counting

November 7, 2019

By KYLE KERSEY In 1974, Jim Rosborough ate breakfast with Lute Olson in Elgin, Illinois, an hour northwest of Chicago. A week later, he was hired as a Graduate Assistant to Olson’s original staff at the University of Iowa, a job that would spark a college coaching career that’s lasted 41 years. “I was really […]

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Kanye West: “Jesus is King” sounds nice but rings hollow

November 4, 2019

By KYLE KERSEY “Jesus is King” opens with energy: “Every Hour” loops West’s sped-up Sunday service gospel choir singing the praises of their lord. “Oh boy,” I thought to myself. “This kinda sounds like old Kanye – chipmunk-soul Kanye. I can’t wait for him to chop it up and drop some bars over it.” He […]

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Movie Review: The Lighthouse

November 4, 2019

  By KYLE KERSEY Horror: “an intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust.” Throughout “The Lighthouse,” you’ll feel all three. Set on a New England island, separated from the outside world by the roar of the Atlantic Ocean and a thick fog, the sophomore film from Robert Eggers (whose first film, “The Witch,” might be […]

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Pima Aztec Women’s Basketball Season Preview

October 24, 2019

Story and photo by KYLE KERSEY Last year, the Pima Community College Women’s Basketball team finished strong, achieving victory in the fifth-place game of the NJCAA Division II tournament.  The win came after a tough loss to Kansas City (Kansas) Community College in the quarterfinals, the team that would eventually win the championship. Entering his […]

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Movie Review: “Zombieland: Double Tap”

October 20, 2019

By: KYLE KERSEY What do you do when the artsy black-and-white horror film you wanted to go see doesn’t come out in Tucson until a week later than you thought and you have a movie review due in a few days? Well I don’t know what you’d do, but I went and saw “Zombieland: Double […]

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PCC Offers First Autonomous Driving Certificate Program

October 10, 2019

By KYLE KERSEY Pima Community College and autonomous semi-truck company TuSimple announced the creation of the first autonomous driving certificate program for commercial truck drivers on June 13. The certification program, named the Autonomous Vehicle Driver and Operations Specialist program, consists of five classes and 12 credits. Those classes are Industrial Safety (AIT 100), Electrical […]

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Movie Review: Joker

October 8, 2019

By KYLE KERSEY “Joker” comes into its own within its final thirty minutes, when Joaquin Phoenix combs in the green hair dye, paints his face white and transforms into the titular villain. The rest is Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver” in comic book drag, directed by the dude who made The Hangover Trilogy and…“Due Date”? The […]

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Movie Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

September 26, 2019

BY: KYLE KERSEY In his review of “Inglorious Basterds”, Roger Ebert said “Tarantino films have a way of growing on you. It’s not enough to see them once.” I have now seen “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” five times in theaters, consuming more than 13 hours of my life (not counting previews and the […]

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Kliff Kingsbury Has Sean Mcvay’s Chin, But Does He Have His Stones?

September 11, 2019

By Kyle Kersey Overtime. 1:10 on the clock. Fourth and seven on your opponent’s 47 yard line. You’re currently rostering the supposed “next big thing” as your quarterback (irony intentional), and he’s led you back from down 18 in the fourth quarter. The question at hand: do you go for it? It’s been a running […]

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Maddy Jeans: fighting for a seat at the table

May 2, 2019

By KYLE KERSEY A Pima Community College student was honored by the college for her pivotal role in changing the graduation policy of Tucson Unified School District, allowing Native American students to wear culturally significant attire at their graduation ceremonies. Maddy Jeans, a 2017 graduate of Pueblo High School and current Pima student, was instrumental […]

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