Passion of the Chris

Pima standout Chris Cooper causes deep impact  By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The referee blows the whistle in Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium to signal the start of the game. The nerves leading up to the game disappear, and Pima Community sophomore Chris Cooper’s mind is locked on getting the ball in the net. “I’m just in the […]

After shaky start, PCC women’s soccer picks up steam

Photo and story by CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN After a couple of early season losses, Pima Community College dropped out of the latest NJCAA Top 20 Poll, which was released Sept. 12. The Aztecs received some votes to be included in the top 20, but it wasn’t enough to garner a national ranking. It wasn’t all bad […]

Stomping Grounds: Creative Juice

Paint by tumblers: Art classes will get your ‘Creative Juice’ flowing Story & Photos by PJ REGOLE Sometimes people become so focused on their everyday routine that they seem to ignore the fact that they have become numb. Chellie Krajnak and Kristina Valencia decided to thaw that numbness and open Creative Juice, a paint-and-sip business in […]

The danger of being an EMT

By ALEX DE LEÓN My heart is a rock that drops into my gut. The tingling of tiny needles jabs at my fingers. The tingling cascades like the rapping of splayed hands across a piano, up my arms to my shoulders, across my chest and downward, to my waist and my knees and wraps around […]

The Word: DACA

The Word: What do you think about the president rescinding DACA? Interview and photos by René Escobar   Nathan Taylor Undecided “DACA was the best option for immigrants to live in this country, terrible decision by Trump”   Luis Ancunez Undecided “Unfair.”   Anthony Lopez Law Enforcement “President made a budget cut like any other […]

Making the list

PCC 1 of 3 schools in Arizona chosen By JUSTINA ZIEGLER The Manufacturing Institute has recognized Pima Community College as its newest member of its M-list, because of what it calls PCC’s “outstanding” courses in building and construction, machine tool technology, mechatronics, and welding programs. PCC is one of only three institutions in Arizona chosen […]

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