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Les-bi honest, coming out is hard

Les-bi honest, coming out is hard

By ERIK MEDINA Imagine a boy named John. He’s gay and until recently, didn’t want anyone to know because he feared abuse, neglect and even abandonment. He waited for the right time and finally decided to come out. Surprisingly, John’s parents embraced his announcement while offering hugs and kisses. This is a dream for many […]

Downtown Tucson takes a free ride

Downtown Tucson takes a free ride

Story by KATELYN ROBERTS Photos by DAVID JOSEPH DEL GRANDE A “cyclovia,” Spanish for a temporary blockade from cars, allows locals to do anything but drive among a community’s car-free streets. As one of the most bike-friendly cities in the United States, ranked 23rd by Bicycling.com, Tucson’s spring Cyclovia on April 2 was a showcase […]

Women's March: Hope sprouts during show of solidarity

Women’s March: Hope sprouts during show of solidarity

By ASHLEY MUÑOZ I was lucky enough to be a part of Tucson’s Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21. People marched for women’s rights on the first full day of President Donald Trump’s term. On a cold and rainy day, not common for Tucson, our community came together to protest the new administration and […]

PCC bill  signed into law

PCC bill signed into law

By EDDIE CELAYA Pima Community College and other state community colleges will gain more flexible access to funds already raised. SB 1322 passed the Arizona State House on March 21 by a vote of 39-18.  There were three abstentions.  The bill went to Governor Doug Ducey’s desk, where he signed it into law on March […]

Tucson Meet Yourself showcases culture

Tucson Meet Yourself showcases culture

by MICHEAL ROMERO The Tucson Meet Yourself festival will return this month for its 42nd incarnation, from Oct. 9-11 in Downtown Tucson. The three-day event will run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The festival celebrates the traditional and contemporary folk life of […]