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THE WORD: What is your ideal Valentine’s Day?

THE WORD: What is your ideal Valentine’s Day?

photos and interviews by Melina Casillas on Desert Vista Campus “Spending time with loved ones and eating a lot of junk food.” Mariah Zavala Major: Associate of Science “A beach setup at sunset with candles, a blanket.” David Fernandez Major: Business administration “Something spontaneous, as long as it’s not ‘Netflix’ and chilling.” Kelsey Ribbeck Major: […]

THE WORD: Have you ever littered and why?

THE WORD: Have you ever littered and why?

Photos and interviews by D.R Williams on West Campus   “When I was younger. I just never gave it a second thought.” Ashitari Perez  Major: Photography   “I don’t litter. I pick up trash when I go hiking if I see it. “ Charles Loy Major: Arts and Entertainment   “Never. I’ve always tried to pick […]

THE WORD: Which music genre motivates you the most?

THE WORD: Which music genre motivates you the most?

“When I’m studying, I listen to symphonies by Schubert because they have no lyrics in them.” Anmol Jain Major: Computer Science “I grew up listening to jazz. It helps me focus and relax myself.” Ariela Edelman Major: Medical Lab Tech “Anything hardcore or heavy, like hip-hop or metal.”  Jonathan Vasquez Major: Dental Hygiene “It varies. […]

THE WORD: What are you most ungrateful for this semester?

THE WORD: What are you most ungrateful for this semester?

Tabby McCarty Major: Undecided Luke Smith Major: Business   Isabella Lopez Major: Dental Assistant Education Bakarie Wilks Major: Veterinary Science Quinn Hoenig Major: Hydrology  

The Word: If you went to Comic-Con, what or who would go as and why?

The Word: If you went to Comic-Con, what or who would go as and why?

THE WORD: What is the greatest issue facing America today?

THE WORD: What is the greatest issue facing America today?

Photos and interviews by Nate Kezer “I’m gonna go with education. I Like Bernie Sander’s proposal of universal college education.” Tobias Hodges Major: Undecided “I would say gay marriage, because everyone deserves to be happy” Marisa Cannon Major: Dental Hygiene “I would say probably immigration laws, because lots of people want to immigrate to the […]

THE WORD: What advice would you give college-bound high-schoolers?

THE WORD: What advice would you give college-bound high-schoolers?

Photos and interviews by Steven Fowler

THE WORD: What do you think about Facebook having a ‘dislike’ option?

THE WORD: What do you think about Facebook having a ‘dislike’ option?

“People are going to express their opinion whether there’s a dislike button or not.” Josue Segura Major: Fire Science   “I think there’s going to be more drama.” Bianca Sahagun Major: Criminal Justice   “It would be cool to see celebrities like the Kardashians get dislikes.” Rachael Martinez Major: Undecided   “It allows people to […]

The Word:What is something you buy cheap with no hesitation?

The Word:What is something you buy cheap with no hesitation?

Photos and interviews by Micheal Romero “A burger. It’s cheap and satisfying.” AYLICE VELASCO Major: EMT “Make-up, because I wear it and I like it.” MARIA ESCANLANTE Major: Education “Hot Cheetos, they’re always a quick good snack.” MELISSA GONZALEZ Major: Biology “Clothes. If you find something and it’s cheap, of course you want it.” NALLHELY […]

THE WORD: How would you feel if your spouse was on Ashley Madison?

THE WORD: How would you feel if your spouse was on Ashley Madison?

Photos and interviews by Jessica Gonzales at West Campus

THE WORD: What do you think of Gov. Ducey’s education budget cuts?

THE WORD: What do you think of Gov. Ducey’s education budget cuts?

Photos and interviews by Pablo Espinosa at Downtown Campus “It’s an act of oppression.They cut the funding for the lower income people.” Eric Greer “I’m very against it. I don’t think we need more prisons. We should use the money from prisons and give it to education.” Mike Scanlon “That sucks. That’s not fair. I think the students need […]

The Word: What's your dream job and why?

The Word: What’s your dream job and why?

Photos and interviews by Alfred Dicochea III at East Campus Allison Gutierrez Major: Business “I would work for Live Nations. They work with concerts, and that is my passion. I go to concerts all the time.” Ed Colel Major: Chemical engineering “Water treatment. I want to do something that helps. I want to take messes […]

THE WORD: What change would improve student life?

THE WORD: What change would improve student life?

Amy Copler, 20 Major: Nutrition “I would like two things: more social events that take place on campus, and more tutors available to assist students.”   Eduardo Lujan, 21 Major: Administration of Justice “I’d like to see more diverse student clubs, like a political science club or a criminal justice debate club.”   Joshua McLean, 19 […]

THE WORD: What are your plans for Spring Break?

THE WORD: What are your plans for Spring Break?

“I’m off to New Mexico to relax and visit friends and family.” Jared Phillips, 25 Major: Biology   “My friend and I are going to Rocky Point, Mexico. Jet skiing, horseback riding and a sunset cruise are all on the agenda.” Alexandra Miller, 19 Major: Nursing   “I’m going boating with family and friends at […]

THE WORD: What inspired you to return to school?

THE WORD: What inspired you to return to school?

Interviews and photos at Downtown Campus by Emery Nicoletti