‘Born to Rap’: The Game’s last album

December 12, 2019

By COREY MCMULLEN We were first introduced to Jayceon Taylor, better known by his stage name “The Game,” in 2004.  Brought to us as a member from hip-hop group G-Unit, The Game dropped his debut solo album in 2005 with “The Documentary.” For the past 15 years, he’s given us hits such as “Hate It […]

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No cuts to Pima sports programs – yet

December 12, 2019

By JOE GIDDENS No additional sports programs will be cut for the next three semesters at Pima Community College, according to Athletics Director Jim Monaco at a Dec. 9 press conference at the District Office.  However, major changes for the Pima Community College Athletics Department are on the horizon.  New sports also may be entering […]

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Digital film czar Dakota Pollard set to graduate

December 12, 2019

By CELINA MORENO  Being a good student can be fairly easy.  However, the stress of classes, working and making sure you can survive can be very stressful. Dakota Pollard, 22, juggles all three with pretty much no issue.  Pollard is a person with many skills. From time management to workload management, he also is skilled […]

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Trump lays out 2020 Arizona strategy

December 12, 2019

Story and photo  by JOE GIDDENS While impeachment proceedings were going on in Washington, locally President Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale and daughter-in-law Lara Trump held a rally Nov. 21 at the Hotel Tucson City Center in support of the embattled president going into the 2020 election. Trump won the state by 3.5 points in […]

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Letter from the Editor- You don’t know Jackson

December 12, 2019

By JOE GIDDENS  To steal a line from Bill Hicks: “We always kill the good guys and let the demons run amok. Gandhi: murdered Jesus: murdered Andrew Jackson… wounded.”    Turns out that perhaps the only thing our seventh president enjoyed more than ethnic cleansing of indigenous people was violence against individuals who wronged him. […]

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The Regina Romero Era begins

December 4, 2019

Disclosure the writer was paid to canvas for Regina Romero in the primary Story and photos By JOE GIDDENS A 144-year drought was broken on Dec. 2 with Regina Romero’s inauguration as mayor of the city of Tucson.  Romero is Tucson’s first Latina mayor and the first Hispanic to hold the office since Estevan Ochoa’s […]

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Aztecs earned a second chance at NJCAA Division 1 Nationals

November 27, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN The Aztecs were given a new life with receiving one of four at-large bids to get into the NJCAA Division I  National Tournament. In the second chance game, the Aztecs fell 1-0 to Eastern Florida State in double overtime. The Aztecs were eliminated from the regional tournament Nov. 2 to Arizona Western […]

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Women’s team nets 3-1 record; men’s team struggles

November 27, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN Women’s Basketball After opening the season with a dominant win over Park University, the Aztecs headed to Thatcher for the Eastern Arizona Classic. The Aztecs were overpowered in their first game of the tournament by Odessa College, falling 76 to 47. The Aztecs were quick to bounce back, and put a 69-point […]

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Tippins takes the long way to Tucson

November 27, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN  For most athletes to make it to the collegiate level, it took a lifetime of practicing their craft.        Kaylon Tippins isn’t most collegiate athletes, however.  At 6 feet, 8 inches, the Aztecs starting forward didn’t start playing basketball until his junior year of high school.  Born and raised in […]

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