Features

Aztec Press Logo

Pandemic Infodemic

April 3, 2020

The Rialto (318 E congress street) sums up what we’ve all been feeling about this virus By DALTON GRIJALVA As COVID-19 continues to spread, more information gets thrown at us. It is important we listen to medical professionals at this time. One thing I have learned is that the situation will get worse before it […]

Read More

Fourth Avenue Street Fair

March 5, 2020

Street sign at North Fourth Avenue And East Seventh Street. Story and photo by DALTON GRIJALVA Fourth Avenue is home to Tucson’s lively scene, whether you’re a broke college student trying to drink away your debt or trying to eat until your stomach bursts.  Fourth is also home to a wonderful street fair. From aromas […]

Read More

Peak show at Picacho: Ostrich by day, ‘Lion’ by night

February 18, 2020

Story and photo by  DALTON GRIJALVA As you drive West on I-10 toward Phoenix, you might want to check out Exit 219, which will take you to Picacho Peak.  The area is home to beautiful hikes and is the site of the smallest battle that took place during the Civil War. It’s also a great […]

Read More

Gem and Jam Festival Returns to Pima Fairgrounds Jan. 2020

January 7, 2020

  By ELLIANA KOPUT  After their 2019 hiatus, Gem and Jam Festival returns to the Pima County Fairgrounds Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2020. Encapsulating a collective experience of music, visual arts, gemstones, camping and workshops, this festival is a grassroots staple in the Southwest.  The festival takes place during the Tucson Gem and Mineral show, which […]

Read More

Digital film czar Dakota Pollard set to graduate

December 12, 2019

By CELINA MORENO  Being a good student can be fairly easy.  However, the stress of classes, working and making sure you can survive can be very stressful. Dakota Pollard, 22, juggles all three with pretty much no issue.  Pollard is a person with many skills. From time management to workload management, he also is skilled […]

Read More

Kombucha’s health claims overhyped

November 21, 2019

By ELLIANA KOPUT As the ecological well-being of the earth we know and love continues to suffer, so inversely grows our individual will to start living mindfully.  In considering the implications of poor environmental health, many are taking rides in the bandwagon down food trend lane.  On this issue’s analysis of current food fads, let […]

Read More

The Top 50 Greatest Things about Pima

November 21, 2019

Photo and story by JOE GIDDENS We conclude our the best-of-Pima list in honor of Pima’s 50th anniversary in no particular order. 41. Culinary careers Pima’s culinary program at the Desert Vista campus offers a variety of options for Tucson’s aspiring master chefs to receive their education. The college offers a Culinary Arts associate degree […]

Read More

Immerse yourself with art and music at Dusk Music Festival

November 7, 2019

  By ELLIANA KOPUT Dusk Music Festival will return Nov. 10 and 11 to Tucson at Armory Park.  The gates will open at 2 p.m. both days, and the event will end at 11 p.m. Saturday and 10 p.m. Sunday. The eclectic music lineup is primarily a combination of electronic, indie and pop music.  General […]

Read More

Hop into east side’s Hop Street Lounge

October 24, 2019

By JOSHUA SHAVER From the outside, Hop Street Lounge looks like a smaller bar. But once I walked in, I saw a really big, clean bar. Impressive. There’s a lot of room for people to lounge around, socialize and feel comfortable while drinking a variety of alcoholic beverages.  Hop Street opened about six months ago. […]

Read More

Basketball Diaries: Instructor takes two for the team

October 24, 2019

                                                                                                               […]

Read More
Bitnami