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BY THE NUMBERS – Social networks

BY THE NUMBERS – Social networks

Compiled by Elise Stahl 100 billion Number of searches Google processes every month $8.3 billion Amount social networks earned from advertising in 2015 6 billion Number of videos watched by Snapchat users every day 3.25 billion Hours of YouTube watched every month 1.3 billion Number of accounts on Twitter, with 320 million being active 500 […]

‘Dance Fusion’ promises entertainment

‘Dance Fusion’ promises entertainment

By ROBYN ZELICKSON Not for nothing did Nolan Kubota win Mr. Tucson Entertainer of the Year in 2016. He and his dance students really know how to create an entertaining show. Kubota and his dancers will stage their spring production, “Dance Fusion,” at the Pima Community College West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre […]

STOMPING GROUNDS : Floor Polish studio gives fitness new meaning

STOMPING GROUNDS : Floor Polish studio gives fitness new meaning

By ASHLEY MUÑOZ Downtown Tucson is home to many great up-and-coming places. And no, I’m not talking about the million new ice cream shops that just happened to appear. I’m talking about the Floor Polish Dance Studio. I’m always on the hunt for places around town, and I was lucky enough to stumble upon Floor […]

TOP 10: Iconic ’80s movies

TOP 10: Iconic ’80s movies

By ELISE STAHL I am of the persuasion that the years from 1980 to 1989 constitute the greatest decade that has happened to humankind. Even as someone who was born at the tail end of the ’90s, I love immersing myself in ’80s culture, and I feel a desirous nostalgia for the eccentric years of […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Compiled by Robyn Zelickson  May 12 fashion show spotlights student work The Pima Community College Fashion Design and Clothing Department will stage its 11th spring fashion show at the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre on Friday, May 12, from 7-8:30 p.m. The show, entitled “A Runway Journey Through the 20th Century,” recognizes […]

Student artwork on display

Student artwork on display

By ROBYN ZELICKSON Pima Community College’s Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will continue through May 5 in the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery at the West Campus Center for the Arts. Students from all six campuses are represented in the exhibition, which displays 69 works of art. Another 39 student pieces are on display at the […]

Vegetarian meals can be creative

Vegetarian meals can be creative

By ERIK MEDINA My first time dining at Tasteful Kitchen was by chance. A group of friends and myself were planning to dine out, but we were tired of the usual chain restaurants. Someone had the idea of eating vegetarian. Unsure at first, we decided to look up local restaurants. Tasteful Kitchen popped up. The […]

BEST BETS: Bike buffs, tequila lovers, folk freaks unite

BEST BETS: Bike buffs, tequila lovers, folk freaks unite

By KATELYN ROBERTS With spring’s 80-degree days, it couldn’t be a finer time in Tucson to celebrate what makes the city so quirky, cultural and fun. Pima County Fair: April 20-30 Pima County’s annual fair takes place at the Pima County Fairgrounds,11300 S. Houghton Road. Activities include a stock auction, carnival rides and more than […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By DAKOTA FINCHER  Aries (March 21-April 19) Taking risks is your specialty. Go ahead and do what you’ve been wanting. Just don’t get too cocky with it. No one likes a showoff.  Taurus (April 20-May 20) Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and you’re exactly it. Take that skill with you always, because […]

Concerts spotlight musical ensembles

Concerts spotlight musical ensembles

Compiled by Robyn Zelickson Pima Community College will present four spring concerts in the Center for the Arts on West Campus between April 25 and April 30. Tickets are $6 for each concert, with discounts available. For more information, call 206-6986, visit pima.edu/cfa or email centerforthearts@pima.edu. Jazz Ensemble spotlights student solos The Jazz Ensemble will […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Compiled by Robyn Zelickson Paperworks on display at Visual Gallery Artwork from Paperworks: the Sonoran Collection for paper and book artists will be on display through Sept. 1 in the Student Art Visual Gallery on the second floor of the Pima Community College West Campus Santa Rita building. The free gallery is open Monday-Friday from […]

Young student pursues feminist themes in art

Young student pursues feminist themes in art

By DAKOTA FINCHER Art major. Bookworm. Feminist. Those are just a few words to describe 18-year-old Pima Community College student Mercedes Vega. Vega, a middle child of six, started drawing at a young age. Instead of playing outside, she could be found in her room, drawing and reading. One early memory is from third grade. […]

Café offers great coffee, good vibe

Café offers great coffee, good vibe

By DANIELLA CAMPUZANO College students and caffeine will always share a special bond. It’s there for our early morning classes, and helps us through finals week. Cartel Coffee Lab is my first choice for amazing coffee, delicious pastries and excellent service. I’m always looking for a really good coffee shop, and Cartel has the perfect […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By ERIK MEDINA Aries (March 21-April 19) It’s your month! Make things go your way. Don’t rely too much on faith, it’s up to you to form your future. Keep yourself engaged and get as much done as possible. Persistence is key. Taurus (April 20-May 20) You keep telling yourself it’s time for change, yet […]

Festivals, fairs and flings - oh my!

Festivals, fairs and flings – oh my!

Compiled by Elise Stahl Spring Fling: April 7-9 The country’s largest student-run carnival, celebrating its 43rd year, takes place at the University of Arizona east mall from Cherry Street to Campbell Boulevard. The event provides carnival rides and games, entertainment and over 20 food booths. The fair attracts 30,000-plus visitors annually and fundraises for more […]