Spotlight

Veteran finds life work as counselor

May 4, 2017

By NATHAN PETERSON Transitions between military and civilian life can be difficult, as those two worlds are polar opposites. Pima Community College student and retired Navy sailor Baudelio “Rudy” Alegria knows the transition all too well. Before military life, Alegria was a student at Tucson High School. He played three sports, including baseball. The baseball […]

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Café offers great coffee, good vibe

April 6, 2017

By DANIELLA CAMPUZANO College students and caffeine will always share a special bond. It’s there for our early morning classes, and helps us through finals week. Cartel Coffee Lab is my first choice for amazing coffee, delicious pastries and excellent service. I’m always looking for a really good coffee shop, and Cartel has the perfect […]

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LIVING WITH TOURETTE’S: A story of tics, tantrums, and take-aways

April 6, 2017

By ELISE STAHL Just because I’m nodding my head does not mean I agree with you. It’s just a tic, and it isn’t my only one. It isn’t uncommon for people to develop individual tics, twitches or spasms, especially when they are stressed or anxious. These are generally referred to as “nervous tics.” But some […]

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FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR LECTURE Physician to discuss diabetes research

April 21, 2016

By S. PAUL BRYAN Bow-tied  Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Reginald N. Oputa shows his kindness with a welcoming handshake and a smile. Dr. Oputa, a Nigerian endocrinologist, is enjoying his tenure in Arizona and says he’s looking forward to his upcoming lecture on diabetes. He will discuss “Diabetes Mellitus: A Global Epidemic with a Potential Solution” on […]

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A tale of a violent ghost

October 16, 2014

By ZACK LEDESMA Ghosts or apparitions that act out violently in the spectrum of paranormal investigations are said to be rare. Even poltergeists, which are described as the most vocal and physical, are not usually known for showing violent strength. Many religions describe violent paranormal encounters and have different names to explain the same thing. […]

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TOP 10

November 14, 2013

Must-have Thanksgiving foods By SHAQ DAVIS Thanksgiving Day is rapidly approaching. If you need ideas for delicious food or want to salivate a bit, this Top 10 is for you. When you find yourself five pounds heavier at Thanksgiving’s end, do remember to wake up early and get your daily exercise on Black Friday.  10.  […]

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Gates Pass evolves from shortcut to scenic getaway

October 3, 2013

By RACHEL WHITE Nestled within Pima County’s western outskirts, Gates Pass is a botanical treasure within the Sonoran sightseeing community.   Towering peaks enclosing Gates Pass create an intimate canyon for exceptional sunset viewing.   Leisurely hiking trails reaching elevations of 1,253 feet provide ideal vantage points for viewing Tucson Mountain Park’s 20,000-acres landscape.   […]

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Mr. Head’s karaoke offers libations and lyrics

October 3, 2013

By SEBASTIAN BARAJAS The late-night karaoke held every Thursday at Mr. Head’s attracts characters that coalesce into performers as they brave social anxiety to try carrying a tune. On the sidewalk outside the Fourth Avenue bar, students and professionals make their way through the hustle and bustle of downtown Tucson’s night life. Sonar, a polite […]

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