Reviews

Top Ten: Streetwear brands

October 19, 2017

By PJ Regole Clearly there is no way to definitively name a top ten in order, especially during a time in which so many emerging brands are releasing so many pieces at a rate I wish my wallet could keep up with. With a large amount of bias, here is what I believe to be […]

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Growing up is scary: a review of “It”

September 21, 2017

Truthfully terrifying, endearingly real and not what  moviegoers might expect from a scary movie By ALEX DE LEÓN I knew little about “It” prior to viewing. The basic premise: killer clown. Got it. Beyond the killer clown, I knew that it was based on a Stephen King novel and that it had previously been adapted […]

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TOP 10 Psychic Oscar predictions for 2017

February 16, 2017

By ASHLEY MUÑOZ Oscar season is the best time of the year. Better than my birthday. Better than Christmas. Even better than St. Patrick’s Day. It’s my Super Bowl. What can I say? I really love movies and I really hate my life. It’s the one time of the year I can lay in bed […]

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Punk band evolves but holds onto DIY ethic

September 15, 2016

By TRAVIS BRAASCH While many musicians and bands continue to create music in the same vein as when they first started, Ceremony has broken free from the constraints of hardcore punk and continues to evolve with each new release. Ceremony started in Rohnert Park, California, in the early 2000s. The group released its first EP, […]

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Photo courtsey of Desmond Devenish

Tucson-made movie achieves wider distribution

September 15, 2016

By ROBYN ZELICKSON A movie filmed in Tucson has moved on to screenings in locations ranging from South Dakota to Sweden. Los Angeles filmmaker Desmond Devenish spent three weeks shooting his crime thriller “Misfortune” in Tucson. He premiered the movie at Tucson’s Arizona International Film Festival last May. While in Tucson, Devenish began a “grassroots […]

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Top 10: Books you should read in your twenties

October 1, 2015

By DAVID PUJOL Literature is an escape from our world to another; we use it to learn, grow and reflect. Your twenties are your formative years, so here are the top ten books that might help you reflect and discover yourself in these life-shaping years. In the words of author Marina Keegan, “what we have […]

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Road Running pizza fresh, made to order

April 23, 2015

By ALEX FRUECHTENICHT When you crave pizza, you usually think to call up the closest Pizza Hut or Papa Johns. After eating at Road Running Wood Fired Pizza, you won’t be doing that again. Each order starts with choosing your toppings, or a specialty pizza, like the Chicken Pesto or Hawaiian pizza. Your order is […]

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FIRST BITE Mexican and Peruvian fusion

April 9, 2015

By SHANA ROSE Gigi’s Mexican and Peruvian Fusion food truck has been making stops at Pima Community College campuses in its lime green vehicle, ready to feed adventurous students. Customers can choose from a variety of dishes, including sandwiches, burgers, tacos, fries and bowls. Where does the “fusion” come in? Some ingredients in the typical […]

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Top 10 Fast food drive-through burgers

April 9, 2015

By ALEX FRUECHTENICHT Recently, my taste buddies and I went on a mission to find the best fast food burger you can get in a drive-through. All scores are based on averages out of 10 by myself and three others in three categories: appearance, texture and taste. 10. Wienerschnitzel I guess it goes without saying […]

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FIRST BITE Burger wrapped in ramen

March 26, 2015

By DANYELLE KHMARA Fat Noodle, one of the food trucks in rotation at Pima Community College campuses, offers savory ramen with fresh vegetables and a locally-raised beef burger with unique flair. It offers several options of ramen noodle dishes and the burger has a bun made of ramen. The noodles are made fresh in the […]

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FIRST BITE: Truck offers Italian flair

March 12, 2015

Editor’s note: Pima Community College has replaced cafeteria meals with food trucks. Aztec Press is investigating the new options with fork in hand. By ALEX FRUECHTENICHT Jozarelli’s Italian Street Food is one of the sharpest looking food trucks parked out front of Pima Community College campuses. While the concept is nothing new, Jozarelli’s separates itself […]

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‘Spamalot’ auditions Dec. 1-3

November 25, 2014

The Pima Community College theater department will hold auditions for its spring musical, “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” Dec. 1-3 in the West Campus Black Box Theatre from 6 p.m. until late each night. Any PCC student is welcome to audition. Applicants must be present at all three auditions to be considered for a part. Dec. 1: […]

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Listen up, go see ‘Philip’

November 20, 2014

By ZACK LEDESMA In director Alex Perry’s “Listen Up Philip,” Jason Shwartzman plays arrogant egocentric writer Philip Friedman, who lives in the city with his girlfriend Ashley, played by Elisabeth Moss. Struggling to make headway on his newest novel, Friedman is offered to stay at the rural summer home of a once-famed writer named Ike […]

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‘Underground Sonics’ achieves timeless sound

March 13, 2014

By DAVID JOSEPH DEL GRANDE “Critical Music Presents: Underground Sonics” is a compilation that keeps my soul on tempo with Afrika Bambaataa while looking for the perfect beat. The Drum & Bass album contains 18 tracks featuring a collection of artists including Emperor, The Upbeats, Phace and the recently formed trio Ivy Lab, to name […]

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‘Amplify KXCI’ turns up the volume

February 13, 2014

By JAMIE VERWYS Tucson community radio station KXCI has been a pillar of the local music scene for 30 years. Since its debut broadcast in December 1983, the station has connected the community with countless musicians, non-profit organizations and events. For 25 of those years, KXCI has called the downtown Armory Park neighborhood its headquarters. […]

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