The Word

THE WORD: Favorite Tucson activity?

April 24, 2014

Photos and interviews by Jennifer Graham on West Campus   “Tucson Meet Yourself, and the biking trails are always nice.” Alex Romo Major: Pre-med       “I like to go down Fourth Avenue, just like to walk up and down.” Antonia Morado Major: Education       “Play sports, wheelchair rugby. It’s stress relief […]

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THE WORD: What would you pick for a last meal?

April 10, 2014

  “Menudo. It has a lot of fatand stuff but it wouldn’t matter anymore.” Azalea Morhaim       “I’m just a steak and potatoes guy. It’s my all-time favorite meal.” Scott Rebeck     “Linguini and clams with a glass of pinot grigio wine.” Andria Pelleshia     “Just a cheeseburger for me. I […]

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THE WORD: What was your best April Fools prank?

March 27, 2014

  “My friends and I in high school got to school really early and painted a fake crime scene. We splattered a bunch of fake blood around a body outline and freaked everyone out.” Gabriel Gudenkauf Major: Science     “My boyfriend and I told his parents I was pregnant.We printed a fake sonogram and […]

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The Word: What are your plans for spring break?

March 13, 2014

“I’m going to Disneyland with friends.” Christopher Corrington Major: Business “I will be studying for my veterinary tech exam.” Christina Andrews Major: Veterinary Technician “I will probably spend some time with my girlfriend.” Eric McNeely Major: Anthropology “I’m going to SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park.” Tyrene Daoey Major: Nursing “Calculus and chemistry […]

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The Word: What kind of candy would you be?

February 27, 2014

  “I’d be a Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup because they’re addicting, like me.” Sarah Bravard Major: Undeclared   “I would be M&Ms because they have variety.” Hunter Young Major: Undeclared   “I would be a toffee bar because I’m sweet.” Jennie Gonnsen Major: Undeclared   “A Butterfinger because they’re tasty and I’m always dropping things.” […]

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THE WORD: What was your worst Valentine’s date?

February 13, 2014

Photos and interviews by Ebony Stoglin on Desert Vista Campus   “He ended up taking me to a mutual friend’s house. He was playing video games and I got to watch him on the couch.” Leah Olsen Major: Nursing “We were walking around and talking, and all of a sudden it started raining.” Antonio Luna […]

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THE WORD: What happened over winter break?

January 30, 2014

Photos and interviews by Jamie Verwys at Downtown and West campuses “I got to meet some of my favorite Suicide Girls.” Loralei Gordon Major: Undecided “Job searching.” Gabe Aragon Major: Dance “I was able to turn a parking ticket into a charge against the city for conspiracy for extortion.” Derrick Espadas Major: Accounting “I learned […]

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THE WORD: What super power would you choose?

November 26, 2013

Photos and interviews by Sebastian Barajas at Downtown Campus “Instant memory recall, because school would be easier.” Adam Alfrey Major: Psychology “Invisibility so I can hear people and be where I shouldn’t.” Tanya Streich Major: Undecided “Teleportation, because it eliminates the need to travel.” Dylan Tobia Major: Programming “Super speed, so I would never get […]

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THE WORD: What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?

November 14, 2013

Interviews and photos by Brenda Pacheco at East Campus   “Pie like pumpkin or pecan.” Hannah Andrews   “Probably ham.” Cody Chrispen “I really love the gravy that my mom makes. I could eat it for days.” Rachel Hayes   “Tofurky.” Matt Shaw “Plain mashed potatoes.” Alyssa Ancheta

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THE WORD: Should marijuana be legalized?

October 31, 2013

Photos and interviews by Michael Anderson at East Campus “I am very against it, because it’s a gateway drug.” Jake Bashore Major: Undecided “I’m all for it.” Eric Piper Major: Accounting “I’m against it because it’s easy to get addicted to and it can have negative side effects.” Stephanie Riether Major: Health care “I personally […]

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THE WORD: What are your plans for Halloween?

October 17, 2013

Interviews and photos by Shaq Davis on Desert Vista Campus     “Working on campus.”   Ricardo Gutierrez   Major: Criminal justice       “Hit up haunted houses.”   Azhia White   Major: Zoology       “Go to a house party as Catwoman.”   Ebony Stoglin   Major: Broadcast journalism       […]

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THE WORD: What’s your biggest turn off?

October 3, 2013

Interviews and photos by Dana Boyd at Northwest Campus “Smoking.” Ben Garcia Major: Undecided “Pretentious people.” Carla DeMore Major: Political Science “Being clingy.” Yvlnne Venalonsl Major: Communications “Gauges.” Joseph Bustus Major: Nursing “A boring personality.” Devin Juan Major: General education

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The Word: What are you listening to?

September 19, 2013

Interviews and photos by Shana Rose at West Campus “Chris Brown, ‘Marvin’s Room’” Destiny Joe Major: Fashion retail “Lil Wayne, ‘Pure Colombia’” Louie Aldridge Major: Business “Videos on ‘Achievement Hunter’” Anthony Gonzalez Major: Game design “Idle Lover, ‘Thenewno2’” Ruben Trejo Major: Engineering “The Weeknd, ‘The Birds (Part 1)’” Alyssa Robinette Major: Biology

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THE WORD: What’s best about being back at school?

September 5, 2013

Interviews and photos by Loc Tran at Downtown Campus and West Campus “Having a set schedule.” Alyson Kunselman Major: General Studies “The community.” Raymond Galmares Major: Science “Being back around the school atmosphere and having something to do.” Cody Arviso-Nelson Major: Undecided “Feeling productive during the week instead of just working and partying.” Maya Bernal […]

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THE WORD: What are your plans for summer?

May 1, 2013

Interviews and photos by Barry Jed Richardson Jr. at Desert Vista and West Campus “Finishing up with school, hopefully working, using the knowledge I acquired here.” Melinda Celaya Major: Nursing “Working and taking summer classes.” Alysha Molina          Major: Nursing “Basically, keep going to school and get all the classes I need for airframe certification. Maybe […]

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