• Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour ‘blows away’ Valley audience

    Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour ‘blows away’ Valley audience

    Hayden Murphy, Scottsdale Chronicle/NEVN intern

    December 19, 2014

    Adam Savage strolled across the stage of the Mesa Arts Center, paintball gun in hand, to explain an experiment to a Valley local junior high science teacher who had volunteered to assist. Minutes earlier, the teacher... READ MORE »»

    Adam Savage hangs from two ordinary interwoven phone books as Jamie Hyneman hoists him skyward. The experiment shows how strong the use of friction between objects is.

  • PVCC’s Desperado LGBT Film Festival educates, entertains

    PVCC’s Desperado LGBT Film Festival educates, entertains

    Sharlene Celeskey, Contmeporary Culture Editor, Puma Press, PVCC

    December 8, 2014

    On Oct. 28, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law a bill that made it possible for the U.S. Justice Department to prosecute hate crimes committed due to the sexual orientation, gender identity or disability of victims. Previously, only religion, race and national origin were listed... READ MORE »»

    The Desperado LGBT Film Festival Logo reflected from Paradise Valley Community College’s Center for Performing Arts, advertising the 2013 film festival in Phoenix, Ariz.

    Photo Courtesy of Desperado LGBT Film Festival

  • Pomegranate power

    Pomegranate power

    Lauren Potter, Foods Editor, Puma Press, PVCC

    December 8, 2014

    Pomegranates are an ancient fruit dating back as far as 3,000 B.C. In fact, some scholars believe that it may have been a pomegranate — not an apple — that tempted Eve in the Garden... READ MORE »»

    Paris Weslyn, barista at Cafe Allegro at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) holds a locally grown pomegranate from Reevis Mountain near Roosevelt, Ariz., to reveal the antioxidant-packed, ruby-like “jewels” inside.

    Lauren Potter

Free tuition for Starbucks employees

Free tuition for Starbucks employees

Samantha Calderon, Staff Writer, Puma Press, PVCC

Arizona State University Online and Starbucks have recently started a new program that may save Starbucks employees money as they work on their bachelor’s degree. Starting fall 2014, Starbucks...  Read More »

December 16, 2014 • 0 comments

Report reveals increase of abuse in prescription stimulants

Report reveals increase of abuse in prescription stimulants

Kevin Redifer, Staff Writer, Puma Press, PVCC

The abuse of psychostimulant prescription drugs, such as Adderall, has “dramatically increased” across the country over the past decade, according...  Read More »

December 8, 2014 • 0 comments

MCCCD board shifts with 2 new seats, 4 new members

Israel Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief, Puma Press, PVCC

Beginning Jan. 1, the Maricopa County Community College District will have seven Governing Board members and introduce four new elected members: Tracy Livingston, a high school teacher in the Dysart Unified...  Read More »

December 2, 2014 • 0 comments

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Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour ‘blows away’ Valley audience

Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour ‘blows away’ Valley audience

Hayden Murphy, Scottsdale Chronicle/NEVN intern

Adam Savage strolled across the stage of the Mesa Arts Center, paintball gun in hand, to...  Read More »

December 19, 2014 • 0 comments

A guest at the Phoenix Musical Instrument Museum in North Phoenix displays her freshly applied henna body art by The Henna Shoppe at MIM's recent Experience India Festival.

Ancient art becomes fresh way to celebrate New Year

December 16, 2014

Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys wows the crowd at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Ariz. on Oct. 25.

Arctic Monkeys packs Comerica Theatre as popularity soars

December 16, 2014

This Moon Valley home serves as a reminder to travel all of the neighborhood, in addition to Port Au Prince. This home in combination with some of the surrounding neighbors, affectionately calls the area "Candy Cane Lane."

How to ‘maximize’ drive through Moon Valley’s holiday lights

December 16, 2014

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Artichokes lose Valley of the Sun Bowl

Nicholas Tirella, Reporter

In a heartbreak loss, the Fighting Artichokes lost to Nassau CC Lions 34-27. It was a battle in the first half as neither team backed down. But the second half, Nassau started to bring the heat, with two quick scores that...  Read More »

December 7, 2014 • 0 comments

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Tip ‘n Split provides diners with a whole new experience

John Parker III, johnparker@nevalleynews.org, Opinion Editor

There are several dining calculators out on the market but many are either cell phone apps or too bulky to be practical. The trouble with many of these apps is that they provide most things necessary...  Read More »

December 11, 2014 • 0 comments

Obama renews ‘net neutrality’ debate

December 2, 2014

Black Friday becoming black Thursday night

November 28, 2014

Alex from Target Revolution

November 25, 2014

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