Spring Break

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: I may not be your mom, but be careful please

February 21, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Without sounding like an alcoholic, I love traveling away from home and drinking myself silly with my friends. It’s a great way to forget everything from the previous semester just so I can start the next one fresh. Let’s be honest, we all have PTSD from the last semester, and it’s time […]

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SPRING BREAK: Getaways close to home

March 2, 2017

By MELINA CASILLAS Spring Break offers a time for fun and taking a week to forget about school. If you’re a typically broke college student, you probably can’t even afford to look at top destinations such as Cabo or Miami. Never fear. If you want a good time without spending too much, you’re reading the […]

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THE WORD: What are your plans for Spring Break?

March 2, 2017

Interviews and photos by Erik Medina at Desert Vista Campus “I am spending time with my brothers and sleeping in.” Bella Caballero Major: Equine veterinarian “I am going to spend time with family and friends. I’ll probably go see the latest movie and will definitely sleep in.” Chantia Kinsey Major: Hospitality “I will be studying […]

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ROAD TRIP: Five getaways for spring break

March 10, 2016

  By KATTA MAPES Ah, spring break. The weather is at its finest in Tucson. You’ve got the time, so here are five road trips in Southern Arizona for you to take each day of the break. 1. Tubac and Tumacacori Head south on Interstate 19 towards Nogales. After you pass Green Valley, you will […]

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By the numbers: Spring break

March 10, 2016

Compiled by MELINA CASILLAS 1.5 million* Number of students who go on spring break each year. 1* Ranking for Panama City Beach, Fla., as the top U.S. spring break destination. 10+* Number of drinks consumed daily by both men and women on spring break. 100,000+* Number of students who spend their spring break in Cancun, […]

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THE WORD: What are your plans for Spring Break?

March 12, 2015

“I’m off to New Mexico to relax and visit friends and family.” Jared Phillips, 25 Major: Biology   “My friend and I are going to Rocky Point, Mexico. Jet skiing, horseback riding and a sunset cruise are all on the agenda.” Alexandra Miller, 19 Major: Nursing   “I’m going boating with family and friends at […]

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Is your skin Spring Break ready?

March 12, 2015

By EMERY NICOLETTI The rising temperatures of Spring Break bring with it a desire to let the sun warm our skin and give us that youthful color we admire — a tonic against what we perceive to be an aging pallor. However, that youthful glow is a bit of a paradox when it comes to […]

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Spring break on a budget

March 13, 2014

By MICHAEL ANDERSON Pima Community College’s spring break is March 17-23, which means we’ll all soon be jetting off to Cancun, Honolulu or some other resort destination. What? You’re not going to Hawaii or Mexico? Neither am I. I can’t afford to go anywhere exotic, and I’m not alone. What I can do is offer […]

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The Word: What are your plans for spring break?

March 13, 2014

“I’m going to Disneyland with friends.” Christopher Corrington Major: Business “I will be studying for my veterinary tech exam.” Christina Andrews Major: Veterinary Technician “I will probably spend some time with my girlfriend.” Eric McNeely Major: Anthropology “I’m going to SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park.” Tyrene Daoey Major: Nursing “Calculus and chemistry […]

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TOP 10: Best tracks for spring break road trips

March 13, 2014

By ROBERT HERNANDEZ Chances are you’ll take advantage of spring break by going on vacation with your friends. To help you clear the otherwise awkwardly quiet car ride, here are suggestions for your #SpringBreak2k14 playlist. 10. “Playboy Girl” by Holychild While Holychild is the least known group on this list, indie radar spotlights them for […]

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