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TOP 10: Activities for winter break

TOP 10: Activities for winter break

  By D.R. WILLIAMS It’s colder outside, the days are getting longer and winter break is fast approaching. Some of us are finishing large semester projects and others are cramming for finals but many students are already planning their vacation. With a full month off before a new term starts, it would be a waste […]

STOMPING GROUNDS: Autobahn satisfies need for speed

STOMPING GROUNDS: Autobahn satisfies need for speed

By D.R. WILLIAMS   Accelerating from red light to red light is not only irritating but hard on the environment. Sometimes you just have to buckle in, put the pedal to the metal and rev the battery up. Autobahn Indoor Raceway can scratch that adrenaline itch. Pre-race jitters start hitting your gut as you exit […]

Don’t be ‘that guy’

Don’t be ‘that guy’

By D.R. WILLIAMS If you’re spending the night in nature, leave your obnoxious city life at home; be aware of the people around you. On the last weekend of spring break, I took the opportunity to get away and went camping with my girlfriend at Parker Canyon Lake. We arrived early Saturday to find a […]

Washington had the right idea

Washington had the right idea

By D.R. WILLIAMS When our founding fathers were imagining the future of this soon-to-be great nation, do you think they imagined our military bases occupying land in more than 70 countries? Would the great isolationist George Washington find it acceptable to remove entire regimes from power because of hypothetical fears? Not a chance. He would […]

Best Bets

Best Bets

Compiled by D.R. WILLIAMS Tucson Gem and Mineral Show Feb. 11-14 The Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave., will be filled with rocks, gems, coins, fossils and other rarities for the 62nd Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. With a theme of “Shades of Blue: Minerals of the World,” the event will run from 10 […]