Rio Salado College

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Food Day 2012 is Today: Why You Should Care and What's Happening in Metro Phoenix

    Hooray for food! Yes, we love food. We talk about it all day every day here on Chow Bella, but what exactly is Food Day? In short, Food Day is about supporting clean, fair food through community-driven events and reenergizing the conversation on the same day, every year. The Center for Science in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    $10 Lunch at Cafe @ Rio

    If you don't know someone attending Rio Salado College, you've probably never heard of the Cafe @ Rio. Which is really too bad, because you're missing out on a farm-to-table, organic, sustainable cafe that won't break the bank. For less than 10 bucks you can score an entree, and a slice of pizza, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    State Representative, Business Leaders Blast Maricopa Community Colleges For "Ugly, Angry, Mean-Spirited" Tuition Hike

    Griselda NevarezEducators or politicians?​It isn't just undocumented students upset with the Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board anymore. State politicians and business leaders showed up at last night's board meeting to condemn Maricopa Community Colleges' recent tuition hike targetin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    April Lohrenz at Spitfire Grill & Tavern

    April Lohrenz ​April Lohrenz wears many hats. There's the promoter hat, which she wore while working years ago as a promoter for Budweiser, travelling all over the country to promote the beer company at hydroplane speed boat races. There's the student hat, which she currently dons as she stu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Melanie Van Kort, Sushi Girl, Rolls Along

    Carol Blonder Preparing salmon for sushi ​So, it's Valentine's night in a Missouri college town. At a local sushi restaurant, the chef walks out on his job. The tall blonde waitress convinces the Chinese owner to train her to take over. Sounds like the set up for a politically ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Hot Links: Shaq Packs, Doc Prescribes, and Cows Burp

    ASU basketball player James Harden worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Harden, the PAC-10 Player of the Year, is expected to be among the top five picks in tonight's NBA draft...the Phoenix Suns traded Shaquille O'Neal to the Cleveland Cavaliers the day before the draft. In ... More >>

  • News

    November 13, 2008

    Deadly Sanctuary

    Sylvia Nobel dreamt of a movie version of her Kendall O'Dell mysteries — until the money disappeared.

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    Perverting Justice

    Cyber-vigilantes or lynch mob? A citizens' group seduces men into lurid chat with "underage" girls -- and makes them pay.

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    Immaculate Heartbreak

    Three months after a fire gutted Phoenix's oldest Hispanic Catholic church, its pastor is feeling the heat and parishioners are steaming