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Planting seeds to grant growth

Planting seeds to grant growth

By MICHELA WILSON Before Mays Imad was awarded a seed grant in September, she conducted a preliminary study that included a survey of college students. “The survey was looking to see what makes a holistic education that tends to the mind and the heart,” said Imad, noting that the survey asked the students if they […]

The West Files: Aliens

The West Files: Aliens

The fifth and final story in a series on Arizona legends, unsolved mysteries and ghost towns By Michela Wilson   First documentation In 1947, a significant, yet little-known event established Arizona as a hotspot for UFO activity. On July 7, William Rhodes took some of the first-known photographs of an unidentifiable flying object over his […]

Alternative learning

Alternative learning

Photos and story by MICHELA WILSON Eugene Trester has a message for teachers everywhere: Stop lecturing. Your students are bored, and they don’t remember what you say, anyway. Trester, who has a Ph.D. in adult learning theory and cultural anthropology, advocates a different approach to teaching that’s nothing short of a revolution. “We’re ready for a […]

Best Bets: All Souls Welcome

Best Bets: All Souls Welcome

By Michela Wilson Photos by Aztec Press staff Mariachi Los Camperos From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 3, the Mariachi Los Camperos will perform at Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave. Tickets start at $30. For more information, call 882-8585 or visit tucsonsymphony.org Procession of Little Angels From 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, the […]

Safety award revs up motorcycle program

Safety award revs up motorcycle program

Pima Community College’s Motorcycle Safety Training Program boasts a new award after 40 years of riding By Katelyn Roberts and Michela Wilson Photos by Katelyn Roberts “Safe” often isn’t the first word that comes to mind when discussing motorcycles. Yet Pima Community College’s motorcycle program was recently lauded for its safety, gaining the Community Safety […]

Take me to your leader

Take me to your leader

Free conferences at PCC teach students new leadership skills By MICHELA WILSON At 29, I’ve almost grown out of my teenage Daria phase. So when Pima Community College offered a free leadership conference, it made sense to sign up. The Sept. 29 conference was called Emerging Leaders and is just one of several leadership opportunities available […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By MICHELA WILSON In honor of the full moon in Aries on Oct. 5, these horoscopes feature quotes by famous Aries, to help us all channel our independent, creative, fiery side.   Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with […]