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Meet Tucson’s New Mayor

Meet Tucson’s New Mayor

Gianni Martinez, Sports Editor

November 19, 2019

Regina Romero comes in as the first Latin female to become mayor of Tucson, with 102,454 or 39% total ballots cast in this past election. Former state legislator Steve Farley came in second with 37.7%, and real estate developer Randi Dorman in third with 12.5%. In a statement Tuesday night, Farley con...

Japanese Women Clean the Seas!!

Japanese Women Clean the Seas!!

Alorah Leinenbach, Beat Investigator

November 19, 2019

For over a few years, a group of people known as "Ama" have been traveling the world by sea, going under the water at 30 meters deep, collecting seaweed and plastic to help the ocean wildlife. When diving in, they don't use any oxygen and just take a big deep breath! The Ama women say they "love to spend time collecting trash and unknown items to help sav...

Good News After A Crazy Week

Good News After A Crazy Week

Emma Walrath, Editor in Chief

November 19, 2019

It seems as though today's news is centered only on the world's negative things, it can throw people into a very bad mood. Good things have to happen in the universe, right? Okay, there are and some positive stories are here between all the horrible things going on in little digestible bits. More Than 20 Drivers Stop Tr...

11/08/19 Announcements

11/08/19 Announcements

November 8, 2019

Good Morning Sahuaro Cougars! Here are your announcements for Friday, November 08, 2019 Positive Quote of the day – “We all know that education, more than anything else, improves our chances of building better lives.”    Nelson Mandela Cougar Flash – Congrats to all Fall Sports Partic...

The Never Forgotten Kayla Mueller

The Never Forgotten Kayla Mueller

Dacey Cervantes, Reporter

November 7, 2019

After 18 months of being in captivity, raped, and beaten by Al-Baghdadi, leader of ISIS and the Levant, in 2015 Kayla was pronounced dead by militants. The 26-year-old was taken hostage while leaving the Doctors without Borders hospital in 2013. On Sunday, October 27th, President Donald Trump had a 20-minute...

Tucson Recycling Schedule Changes to Biweekly

Tucson Recycling Schedule Changes to Biweekly

Andy Mourelatos, A&E Editor

November 6, 2019

As of Monday, September 30th, The City Of Tucson began collecting residential recycling every other week as opposed to weekly. The Tucson Environmental and General Services Department (EGSD) sent a letter to residents with the address's new schedule for pickup, as well as a map and calendar detailing the chan...

Things Are Getting Spicy in Chile

Things Are Getting Spicy in Chile

Calvin Mueller, Headline News Editor

November 6, 2019

It all started with raising public transport fares. Then student protester Christopher Madrid ended up shot. “The soldier was about 40 meters away. He looked at me and fired.” Chile has experienced complete and utter turmoil before, this protest is among the worst since Pinochet, 19 have died, an...

New Face…Who Dis?

New Face…Who Dis?

Jordan Myers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2019

It took a 16-hour long surgery and a team of over 45 medical professionals to make Robert Chelsea the first African American face transplant recipient. Robert Chelsea has not only become the very first African American to receive a face transplant, but also the oldest at sixty-eight years old. He’s o...

California Burning

California Burning

Alorah Leinenbach, Beat Investigator

November 4, 2019

California has been plagued by several wildfires, especially in the northern regions, due to dry conditions and winds up to 50 mph.  PE&G, the provider of electricity to 16 million people in Northern California, shut power off to almost everyone from the bay area and up. PE&G cut the power because...

The Molino Fire

The Molino Fire

Alexis Bitnar, Fresh Face Editor

November 1, 2019

Fire Molino has been burning on Mount Lemmon and has spread nearly 500 acres after it ignited at a federal shooting range near mile marker 4 at Catalina Highway on October 27th. Officials and multiple fire agencies responded to the brushfire at around 4:15 p.m. Officials say "the blaze, dubbed the...

Murder of Atatiana Jefferson By A White Cop

Murder of Atatiana Jefferson By A White Cop

Winta Tekle, Sahuaro News Editor

October 24, 2019

Atatiana Jefferson was shot and killed in her home by a police officer. The incident happened in Forth Worth, Texas, around 2 A.M on October 12th. Edited cam footage was released, showing that police officer, Aaron Dean, stood in Jefferson's backyard and shot through her window. The video shows the officer...

Trans Activist Dead at 44

Trans Activist Dead at 44

Amber Landon, Cougar Tales Editor

October 24, 2019

Approximately 40% of transgender adults attempt to commit suicide during their life. Unfortunately, Daphne Dorman became a part of that 40%. She posted to her Facebook what appeared to be a goodbye note. Dorman was a huge trans activist who even supported Dave Chapelles' Netflix Special about the trans...

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