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New Program Helps People Feel Secure

April 2, 2020

Photo courtesy of careersincyber.com By DALTON GRIJALVA   Have you ever gotten an email that says “Click here and you’ll get rich. Just kidding, your files are now encrypted and you now owe us a ransom of $350 in bitcoin”?    Probably not. It’s usually not that obvious.   Hacking continues to expand, and it […]

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‘The Misadventures of Larry and Lucy Luckless’ – Episode four

April 2, 2020

The Misadventures of Larry and Lucy Luckless by Arthor Bookes, Editor-in-Chief of the PCC Creative Writing Club   Previously on The Misadventures, Lucy is arrested and tried for her “crimes!” If the corrupt Dewey Donaldson has his way, she’ll be hanging by sunrise. Can Larry rescue her in time to foil the dastardly plot? Read […]

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‘The Misadventures of Larry and Lucy Luckless’ – Episode three

April 2, 2020

The Misadventures of Larry and Lucy Luckless by Arthor Bookes, Editor-in-Chief of the PCC Creative Writing Club   Welcome, everyone, back to a new season of The Misadventures! We’re so excited to see our beloved characters return to print. Last episode, Lucy stole her neighbor’s horse to save her brother’s life – a noble cause, […]

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‘The Misadventures of Larry and Lucy Luckless’ – Episode two

April 2, 2020

by Arthor Bookes, Editor-in-Chief of the PCC Creative Writing Club   Previously, our intrepid heroes, twins Larry and Lucy Luckless, have resolved to search the mine owned by their late pa to find clues to his mysterious death. Once inside, calamity strikes! Larry falls through a sinkhole beneath his pa’s office, and Lucy’s confronted by […]

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Upholding Democracy in a Crisis

April 2, 2020

Photo courtesy Michael Stokes, Flickr By Kevin Hartung Whether states are enforcing their shelter-in-place stances or candidates have deferred to the advice of social distancing, canvassing, stump speeches, town halls, debates, primaries and campaigns have taken a hit in this election cycle.  The CDC now recommends that gatherings instead be turned into virtual events. “Events […]

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Control the Spread and the Panic

April 2, 2020

Keesler personnel fill the Commissary at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 2020.  Photo courtesy Kemberly Groue by Kevin Hartung Worldwide, officials are scrambling to control the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) but maybe controlling the panic is equally important President Donald Trump, who had contact with coronavirus subjects, was tested and received negative results. To […]

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Instructor’s take: Casey at the Bat

April 2, 2020

By JERRY GILL Many years ago, when I was teaching at a college in Florida, I was asked by the graduating seniors to be their commencement speaker.  It was when the Vietnam war was grinding down, President Richard Nixon was being impeached, and the civil rights movement was in full swing. Difficult times indeed. I […]

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How to: COVID-19 testing in Pima County

April 2, 2020

Photo courtesy Peterson Air Force Base By ELLIANA KOPUT   The rate of recorded COVID-19 cases in Arizona has increased exponentially over the past month. When the Aztec Press released Issue 2 on March 12, there was one reported case in Maricopa County. Now, we have surpassed 1500 cases across the entire state, with 32 […]

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PCC adopts virtual learning methods

April 2, 2020

Photo courtesy Drug Addiction Clinic Vita By ELLIANA KOPUT   Speculation of Pima Community College’s potential closure began to brew prior to spring break, about March 10.    This came following an uproar of campus closures throughout the United States, including announcements from the University of Arizona and Arizona State University.    “While I definitely […]

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Breaking down Arizona’s stay-at-home order

April 2, 2020

By KYLE KERSEY On Tuesday March 31, at 5 p.m., Doug Ducey’s executive order went into effect just one day after being unveiled. Titled “Stay Healthy, Stay Safe, Stay Connected,” the stay-at-home order is scheduled to remain in place until April 30 unless extended. It’s the most recent in a series of measures taken by […]

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