The student news site of Scottsdale Community College and Paradise Valley Community College.

College students finally getting sequels, reboots to childhood classics

Russell Spacy, Reporter, Puma Press

2016 will see the release of “Finding Dory,” a movie sequel to the 2003 “Finding Nemo,” beginning Disney’s plan to produce sequels to childhood favorites of today’s college-aged students.

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BABYMETAL ‘grows up’ on unique sophomore album, ‘Metal Resistance’

Connor Dziawura, Behind the Scenes Editor, Puma Press

BABYMETAL release their sophomore album, which uniquely fuses J-Pop with nu-metal, power-metal and other metal sub-genres.

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Hip-hop evolves over decades from party music to social commentary

Chvrches end Marquee Theatre show early

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Spend ‘An Evening with Todd Rundgren’ May 8

Sharlene Celeskey, Contemporary Culture Editor, Puma Press

Singer, songwriter, musician and producer Todd Rundgren at 67 is still one of the busiest men in the music world. This legendary artist has recorded 25 albums: “Something/Anything,”...  Read More »

Jazz Big Band

Kelsea Miller, Reporter, Puma Press

Paradise Valley Community College music students are putting on a spring jazz concert “Jazz Big Band” on May 3.

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Moving Forward

Festival of Tales 2016 Preview

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PVCC named in top 150 community colleges in the nation

Daniel Iskhakov, Reporter, Puma Press

Paradise Valley Community College has earned its way into the ranking, which consists of the 150 quality schools in the U.S.

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Arizona Senate bill limits abortion pill usage

Allison Neri, Reporter, Puma Press

The Arizona Senate passed a bill on February 24, 2016 that will limit the use of a commonly used abortion-inducing pill

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Local coffee shop and high school find the perfect balance

Kara Brown, Freelance Reporter,

Buzzberry, located off McDonald Drive and Granite Reef Road in Scottsdale, has utilized its location close to Saguaro High School in order to increase business. When it comes to early classes, high school students and...  Read More »

Lack of broadband, hardware, skills create digital divide

Austin Bell, Technology Editor, Puma Press

United States still has a long way to overcoming the Digital Divide.

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Top pitching prospect adjusts to life in pro baseball

Alan Ruiz, Reporter, Scottsdale Chronicle

The 2016 MLB draft gets underway on Thursday, June 9. In advance of the big event, reporter Alan Ruiz sat down with one of the Kansas City Royals' top prospects, right-handed pitcher Ashe Russell, to discuss what life is...  Read More »

UEFA Champions League: Semifinals review and final preview

Jeremy Beren and Stephen Sanicola

NEVN editor-in-chief Jeremy Beren and sports editor Stephen Sanicola look back at the Champions League semifinal matchups and take an early gander at the all-Madrid final on May 28. Listen here....  Read More »

Saguaro remembers Mike Garcia

Kara Brown, Freelance Reporter, Scottsdale Chronicle

Mike “Tug” Garcia sat in his office for 13 years with doors wide open for any Saguaro Sabercat who needed a friend, advice or a witty joke to make a bad day better. “He was the kind of guy that if he only had a dollar,...  Read More »

Arizona’s no pass, no play rule promotes scholarship among athletes

Kara Brown, Freelance Reporter,

Since adopting the no pass, no play rule in the early 1990’s, the policy set by the Arizona State Board of Education has forced student-athletes to focus on their grades as much as they do when preparing for a game. According...  Read More »

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The student news site of Scottsdale Community College and Paradise Valley Community College.
The student news site of Scottsdale Community College and Paradise Valley Community College.