Aztec Press

Tucson’s best resale shops

November 10, 2016

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Knowing the lowest prices in town can be a difficult task when you want to keep up with the latest trends. Resale shops make it easy. Some do it wrong, but here are my top five choices for stores that do it right.    Bookmans What’s a list like this without everyone’s […]

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Increase educational funding

November 10, 2016

By BRITTNEY YOUNG  Arizona ranks dead last among states when it comes to educational funding. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities gave Arizona that ranking when it compared state funding for K-12 schools from 2008 to 2014. It found Arizona cut its state funding per student by 23.3 percent. Most jobs now require more […]

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Women deserve respect

November 10, 2016

By ARLAETH RAMIREZ Disrespect toward women is becoming “normal.” I’ve encountered a lot of men who disrespect women. Even though men will claim that not all of them are the same, most of them are. A while ago I was on my way to a party with some male friends when they started cat-calling every […]

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Shocking election result means it’s time for soul-searching

November 10, 2016

By EDDIE CELAYA  Donald Trump pulled off one of the great political upsets in American history Nov. 8, defeating Hilary Clinton in the race for president. Trump won the Electoral College with 276 electoral votes. Clinton was winning in the popular vote as of press time. In a night that will be remembered for its […]

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Pretty Tied Up

October 27, 2016

Relationship advice from a pro  By S. PAUL BRYAN   Dear Mr. Bryan: My girlfriend is going out of town for the weekend and this really cute girl from my psychology class asked me to study. I was a bit nervous about even exchanging numbers but meeting in person?!? She’s hot, bro. I don’t know […]

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Seeking fall colors? Lemmon is yellow

October 27, 2016

By D.R. WILLIAMS It’s that time of year again: cold mornings, pumpkin spice lattes and tight yoga pants. If you look in the right spots, leaves are also changing color. Yellows, browns and reds are mixed in around town but the best colors are atop Mount Lemmon at around 9,000 feet. On the drive up […]

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Just put right man in charge

October 27, 2016

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO As the nation draws closer to election day, it’s nice to see a man who has faced many hardships on the ballot. Donald Trump used a small loan from his father to start his own business, which is now worth $3.9 billion. His reality TV show raked in 6.4 million viewers on […]

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Want change? Generate noise

October 27, 2016

By D.R. WILLIAMS In the United States, one can receive a million-dollar loan from one’s father, star in a crappy reality show, sexually harass women and then gain credibility for a presidential campaign. Now that isn’t the typical American experience but, best-case scenario, you can be a real asshole and people will love you for […]

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Increase could hurt workers

October 13, 2016

  By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO No one works at minimum wage in my family except me. I’m the youngest. A proposal on the November ballot would not provide a whole lot of improvement. Proposition 206 would increase the minimum wage from its dormant state at $8.05 an hour to $10 in 2017, then slowly creep to […]

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Trickle-down economics doesn’t work

October 13, 2016

By BRITTNEY YOUNG The theory behind trickle-down economics is that tax breaks for the wealthy will in turn benefit the middle class because the extra monetary gain “trickles” down. The idea is that all members of society benefit from this growth, which comes from those with the resources and skills to increase productive output. In […]

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FROM THE EDDIE-TOR: Welcome to our new-look Aztec Press

September 29, 2016

By EDDIE CELAYA By now, I’m sure (I hope) you’ve recognized the new change. No, not the addition of Michael Strahan to the “Good Morning America” cast. Our new front-page masthead and layout. We think it looks great, and we think you’ll like it. We decided last semester to totally change the look of our […]

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FROM THE EDDIE-TOR: Dive right in to lifelong learning

September 15, 2016

By EDDIE CELAYA If you saw me around Tucson this summer, congratulations! You probably learned how to float on your back and swim enough to keep you and your family off the evening news. See, I work as a swim teacher/instructor/coach/guru during the summer. Since I’m pretty good at it, I’ve moved up the swimming […]

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Aztec Press Word: Marry, Fornicate, Eliminate…Top Republican Candidates

February 11, 2016

    Marry? Fornicate? Eliminate? Top Republican Candidates

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The name’s Bond… Pima County bonds

October 29, 2015

by NICK MEYERS With all the excitement over presidential debates, campaign rallies and whatever came out of Donald Trump’s mouth this week, it can be difficult to remember that we have local elections this year. Pima County voters will head to the voting booths on Nov. 3 to vote in our local elections, which is […]

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New Marana outlet mall is a shopper’s oasis

October 15, 2015

by NATE KEZER Tucson Premium Outlets, the new outlet mall located just off the Twin Peaks exit, celebrated their grand opening on Oct. 1. The celebration included special events and prize giveaways, as well as entertainment. It all started with a ribbon cutting ceremony and keynote speech from the mayor, followed by several features and […]

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