Arts & Life

Rideshare driver goes beyond the destination for students

After over 4,000 trips with Uber and Lyft combined in the University of Arizona area, Nicole Ochotorena, aka Mama Bear, has no regrets about getting fired from Circle K. Ochotorena was fired from her previous job for being too friendly. She said she would take customers who walked in drunk and belligerent and have them walk out feeling happier and less drunk. Read more

Artist Spotlight: Gooch Palms is a state of mind

What are Gooch Palms? A pejorative term used in Belize? A shell company for a shady hedge-fund tycoon? A new Lori Loughlin sitcom on the Hallmark Channel? Gooch Palms is, in fact, a band from Australia, and they said they are bored with the mundane.  Read more

Waves in the desert

The stage was dimly lit at Illegal Pete's on the night of Tuesday, March 26, when a group of performers took the stage to perform an assortment of hip-hop and rap. The group was the Engraves Collective, and that was their first show.  Read more