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Minimalists gives minimalism a bad name

Minimalists gives minimalism a bad name

By KATELYN ROBERTS With New Year’s resolutions devised, put into place and maybe even already abandoned, January and February produce all kinds of hip lifestyle buzzwords. As a vegan, I already chant the antioxidant-rich language of organic superfoods and probiotics. Recently, however, the “minimalism” trend caught my attention. Minimalists live efficient lives, and sometimes strive […]

The All Souls Procession

The All Souls Procession

by ALEX FRUECHTENICHT Photos by Larry Gaurano The All Souls Procession is an annual event that draws over 100,000 people into Tucson each year. According to their website, “The All Souls Procession is an event that was created to serve the public’s need to mourn, reflect and celebrate the universal experience of death, through their ancestors, […]

Tucson Comic-Con craze

Tucson Comic-Con craze

by ALEX FRUECHTENICHT While Tucson Comic-Con isn’t nearly as big as San Diego Comic-Con or New York Comic-Con, there’s no doubt that attendees take just as serious as they would anywhere else. Held every November at the Tucson Convention Center, TCC is open to the public, allowing Tucsonans to unleash their inner nerd and buy […]

Two sides of the immigration debate

Two sides of the immigration debate

Congressmen Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., and Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., held a forum on the topic of immigration at Pima Community College’s Proscenium Theathre on April 17. The forum turned contentious when several audience members began to shout during Grijalva’s and Gutierrez’s speeches. Grijalva and Gutierrez stressed the importance of becoming a documented citizen and using immigration […]

PHOTO: Students protest state budget cuts

PHOTO: Students protest state budget cuts

Students protest Gov. Doug Ducey’s 2016 state budget, which saw nearly $100 million in cuts to state education. While universities took major cuts, community colleges in Pima, Maricopa and Pinal counties lost 100 percent of their state funding. Pima Community College will experience a $6 million cut, which led to a governing board decision to […]

Picacho Peak Civil War Re-enactment

Picacho Peak Civil War Re-enactment

Every March, hundreds of families travel to the base of Picacho Peak to watch more than 200 re-enactors provide live, historically accurate accounts of the western-most battles of the Civil War. Popular among enthusiasts, adults and children alike, the booming cannons and occasionally hilarious portrayals of battles are both entertaining and educational. In between re-enactments, […]

A HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN

A HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN

By EDUARDO CALDERA When I feel the need to get away, I often find myself making a trip to Windy Point on Mount Lemmon. There I can leave the stresses of life behind, escape reality and find peace in nature while connecting with myself. The summit, only a short drive from Tucson, provides therapy and […]

Sparks fly at contest

Sparks fly at contest

Local high school students put their welding and automotive skills to the test at Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus Feb. 7-8 in two Skills USA competitions. The events took place at the welding lab and the automotive lab.

Photo Spotlight

Photo Spotlight

Lightning

Lightning

Circe's Tears

Circe’s Tears

Assail

Assail

Cyanotype

Cyanotype

Lil' cowboys

Lil’ cowboys

Tucson Sunset

Tucson Sunset

photo by Megyn Fitzgerald. As a pizza driver, I get the opportunity to view and photograph lots of sunsets. I took this photo on my iPhone.