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Announcing the Lambda Lamb Academy of Acting Administrators

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN As a service to Tucson-area residents who are looking for career opportunities, especially given the continuing administrative turmoil at our beloved Pima Community College, we are passing on the following announcement—Ed You like the prestige and respect that comes with administrative jobs at institutions of higher learning, yet you fear you cannot […]

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Are UA, PCC Students Being Taken in by Federal Loan Sharks?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The federal government, in collusion with universities and colleges both public and private, appears determined to resurrect an early American form of debt bondage for the benefit of its student population. This debt bondage, called “indentured servitude,” was prevalent in the 18th century and involved workers getting free transport to the American […]

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Students, indentured servitude and America’s trillion dollar student loan debt (and, by the way, welcome back, UofA and PCC students!)

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN All across the United States the after-effects of the housing crash are still being felt, from vacant houses to a stagnant economy. However, when it was announced last year that student loan debt in the USA had exceeded one trillion dollars, and Standard & Poors warned that student debt now exceeded credit […]

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Has a vulgar, “frat” mindset taken over the U of A student newspaper?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN In its weekend edition of September 7, the Arizona Daily Wildcat gave a virtuoso performance of what we might call “frat think” at its most stereotypically base–including making light of drug-induced rape. In one article, titled “Avoid these post-game sex follies this weekend,” we learn that “shower sex sucks,” that pool sex […]

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