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Horoscope

Horoscope

By MICHELA WILSON In honor of the full moon in Aries on Oct. 5, these horoscopes feature quotes by famous Aries, to help us all channel our independent, creative, fiery side.   Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By C. EDWARDS Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) The stars have spoken, and it’s said that your communication skills are improving due to your willingness to learn and adventure into the unknown. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Life seems to be one big ball of stress with a small shimmer of light. Keep your head up, follow […]

Best Bets: Sept. 21-Oct. 4

Best Bets: Sept. 21-Oct. 4

Compiled by KATELYN ROBERTS Issue 2 brings us just the beginning of Arizona’s fall events. We barely skim the first three days of October when our next issue comes out on the 4th. We’re not quite in full fall frenzy mode, which means we have a lot to look forward to. That will be next issue, […]

The West Files: Part 1

The West Files: Part 1

The first of a multi-part series on Arizona legends, unsolved mysteries and ghost towns by Michela Wilson   At the end of their honeymoon, Glen and Bessie were to emerge as celebrities. Instead, they didn’t emerge at all. Glen Hyde was 29, a tall and thin Idaho potato farmer. Bessie Haley was a petite 22-year-old, a San […]

I.T. Girl: Cool story, tech bro

I.T. Girl: Cool story, tech bro

When I first heard about Google Bro, I was annoyed. Before I read the Google employee’s anonymous letter sent throughout his department at work, I hated him. To me, Google Bro, the recently fired software engineer, was just another dude spouting the same sexist spiel: the lack of women in STEM is due to women […]

Best bets

Best bets

Compiled by PJ Regole BINGE WATCH “THE OFFICE” The Loft Cinema will be hosting a binge watching session of “The Office” starting at 9 p.m. Sept. 8. Five episodes of “The Office” will be played, and is open to the general public. The event will be held outside on the Highland Bowl on the University of […]

Director Andres wins prestigious award

Director Andres wins prestigious award

By ROBYN ZELICKSON David Andres, director of the Pima Community College Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, has received a prestigious Governor’s Arts Award for Arts in Education – Individual. He was nominated for the honor in January and received the award on May 4 during a ceremony in Scottsdale. Governor’s Arts Awards are given in seven […]

Music major keeping time

Music major keeping time

By MADDY STEVENSON Eventually, Pima Community College student Anessa Dominique Quijada Rivera wants a career working behind the scenes in the music industry. For now, the 20-year-old voice major is taking 19 credits and working part time at Starbucks. “I have to take piano, music theory, oral perception, choir and my voice lessons,” Rivera says. […]

Sensory Lesson

Sensory Lesson

Artwork on East Campus includes this 2016 welded, oxidized steel camera sculpture by Joan Waters titled “the single lens reflex.” An accompanying plaque reads: We experience the world through our five senses—taste, touch, smell, hearing and sight. This sculpture asks us to examine what happens when we limit our perception to one sensory lens—the visual. […]

Can you dig it? Desert Vista plants trees for Earth Day

Can you dig it? Desert Vista plants trees for Earth Day

Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus was feeling an Earth Day vibe April 21 as volunteers from Tucson Trees and Tucson Community Food Bank planted trees in the campus’s community garden. Thirty-five volunteers spent their morning planting 27 trees and three grapevines. The planting represents phase two of a complete garden resurrection, Community Food Bank […]

BEST BETS: Hot weather in Tucson, hotter events

BEST BETS: Hot weather in Tucson, hotter events

Compiled by Dale Villeburn Old Coyote The temperature is on the rise in Tucson, but there are plenty of activities to help you deal with the heat. Movies in the Park: May 5- Sept. 1 A movie will be screened at Reid Park on the first Friday of each summer month. The free screenings will […]

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 […]