The Word

THE WORD: What’s your best feature?

March 8, 2018

Carmen Silva BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION “I look very shy, but once people talk to me, I would say I’m a very cool person.” Sgt. Edward Washington III ARMY RECRUITER “Effective communication. I’m well rounded as well because of my experience of going to different countries.” Marcus Molina ASSOCIATE’S OF SCIENCE “My dedication. I really hate quitting.” […]

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The word: Thoughts on Joe Arpaio for U.S. Senate? By: Joe Giddens

February 8, 2018

    “He has a right to run but I want fresher faces and newer perspectives. I think both the Republicans and Democrats need new faces to approach the people. It’d be nice to see what the younger generation has to say.” William Knight   “What I like about Arpaio is you know where he […]

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The Word: How do you feel about net neutrality?

December 7, 2017

The Word: How do you feel about net neutrality? INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY KATELYN ROBERTS AT WEST CAMPUS Liliana Grijalva ELEMENTARY EDUCATION “How do I feel about censorship? Not good, especially from big corporations. All the content we get will be biased.” Emiliano Walker ANTHROPOLOGY “Net neutrality is a good thing. There are so few […]

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Halfway through the fall semester, what class is giving you the most stress

November 2, 2017

INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY ARMANDO HARMON AT NORTHWEST CAMPUS Brandon Moore Hotel Restaurant Management “All my classes are treating me well. I got lucky and got hooked up with good teachers, so it’s going.” Jacob Jeppson General Studies “My math class. Usually I don’t stress about the tests we take in that class, but this […]

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Women of the newsroom, unite

November 2, 2017

By Katelyn Roberts @kateroseroberts In the midst of mass shootings with a lack of response, natural disasters with a lack of relief, and political confusion with a lack of answers, sometimes life feels like an endless battle. With Nazis protesting freely under their First Amendment rights and sexual predators at the top of their game, […]

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The Word: Should NFL players be required to stand for the national anthem before games?

October 19, 2017

THIS ISSUE’S WORD IS IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT ANTHEM PROTESTS BY NFL PLAYERS, CREATING NATIONWIDE CONTROVERSY STORY AND PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN AT EAST CAMPUS Samba Jarju “I don’t think at all that players should be required to stand for the national anthem. As a veteran, I recognize that this protest isn’t about disrespecting […]

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The Word: Do you have a safety plan for the next big event you attend?

October 5, 2017

THIS ISSUE’S WORD IS IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS BY KATELYN ROBERTS AT DOWNTOWN AND WEST CAMPUSES   Ana Garavito “Yes. When we’re at events, we pick a place to reunite and go from there.”   Edward Lobio “I always do. I look at my surroundings, where […]

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THE WORD: What is the one thing you are looking forward to this semester?

September 7, 2017

Vincent Nagore, Math Right now, I’m just taking a break from all the math and science I do, I’m taking three music courses just to get happy, as long as it doesn’t get too crazy and I don’t put myself through a rigorous schedule.   Helen Nguyen, Undecided I’m really excited to get my life going. […]

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THE WORD: What did you learn this semester?

May 4, 2017

Interviews and photos by Erik Medina at West Campus “I learned that calculus is really hard for me. But more importantly I found out that I wanted to go into geography while taking a physical geography class. I’m really excited that I was just accepted into U of A for a BS in geography for […]

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THE WORD: How will you clean up the world?

April 20, 2017

Photos and interviews on Desert Vista Campus by Nicholas Trujillo          

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THE WORD: What are your plans for Spring Break?

March 2, 2017

Interviews and photos by Erik Medina at Desert Vista Campus “I am spending time with my brothers and sleeping in.” Bella Caballero Major: Equine veterinarian “I am going to spend time with family and friends. I’ll probably go see the latest movie and will definitely sleep in.” Chantia Kinsey Major: Hospitality “I will be studying […]

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THE WORD: What do you want from Donald Trump?

February 16, 2017

Photos and interviews by Dakota Fincher at Downtown Campus “I guess I’d like to see less homelessness because that’d be really great for us homeless people. I’d like to see more people going to school or work, or both.” Piper Dawn Major: Business   “Personally, me being a foreigner, a better view of the world. […]

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THE WORD: What’s the nation’s greatest challenge?

December 8, 2016

Photos and interviews by Bryan Orozco at West Campus     “I’d say the economy for sure. I think our future president has some good ideas, but I’m not sure he knows how to work them out.” Dulce Clark Major: Pre-medical   “Probably unity between the people.” Charles Perkins Major: Electrical engineering   “Financial aid. […]

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THE WORD: Thoughts on Trump becoming president?

November 22, 2016

Photos and interviews by Nicholas Trujillo at Desert Vista Campus “Either way, no one was going to be happy. People shouldn’t judge everyone else, because everyone has a different opinion.” Paul Silva Major: Mechanical engineering “It caused a lot of hate between everyone. We have to learn to connect with each other and just deal […]

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THE WORD: What’s your favorite Thanksgiving food?

November 10, 2016

Photos and interviews by Arlaeth Ramirez at Downtown Campus   “Sweet potatoes. It’s like desert while eating dinner.” Logan Slater Major: Liberal arts   “Mashed potatoes have to be my favorite, just because of the gravy.” Jasmine Ballesteros Major: Physiology   “My mom puts good stuff in the mashed potatoes. I’m not sure what I […]

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