Student vets left in the dust

By PABLO ESPINOSA Pima Community College student veteran George Burdelte, who spent 10 years in the Navy and Army, depends on his veteran’s benefits to make ends meet. He is still waiting for this semester’s Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. The delay in payments left him with a negative bank account balance. His car has been […]

New ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot sparks gender controversy

By DANYELLE KHMARA Nerds everywhere are protesting the upcoming “Ghostbusters” reboot, starring—gasp—women! Paul Feig (“Bridesmaids”) will direct the “Ghostbusters” remake, which is scheduled for release on July 22, 2016. The film will star comedians Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. The news has spawned an onslaught of opinions, from advocates of female […]

One is never too old to learn

By EMERY NICOLETTI Tenny Tenka, 63, sits upright, knees together, back arched and not quite touching the chair, seemingly positioned in the very manner of a proper Chinese lady. The Pima Community College student made her way to the United States from Indonesia in 2010 after the death of her husband, leaving behind her entire […]

Registar aims to serve students

Warm Tucson winters were just one element that led Yolanda Espinoza from Colorado to Pima Community College. With 29 years of experience in higher education, Espinoza brings developed skills and a passion for students to the position of director of admissions and records/registrar. “I was looking for a new challenge, and I was pleased to […]

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima ending season strong

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (18-12, 10-12 in ACCAC) will be the No. 3 seed heading into the tournament. They will face Tohono O’Odham in the first round of the tournament. Pima previously dropped both of their regular season games against Tohono O’Odham this season. The Aztecs dropped their last game […]

Baseball team looks to improve

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Pima Community College (7-7, 5-5 in ACCAC) is looking to get back on track after a very inconstant to the season. With a .500 record, Pima hosted Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Feb, 24. For results go to Pima would go up to Phoenix square off against Paradise Valley Community College […]

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    Massage clinic appointments open The Student Massage Clinic at Northwest Campus offers 50-minute massages for students, employees and the general public. Sessions are $10 for PCC employees and students, and $20 for the public. The clinic is available Friday afternoons at the times listed below: Jan. 31-March 14  2:05 and 3:10 p.m. March 28-May 16  1, […]

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    Rodeo By the Numbers

    Compiled by Nick Meyers and Katie Stewart Vacio 90* Years since first Tucson Rodeo. Over 200*** Number of floats entered in the Tucson Rodeo Parade each year. 300*** Participants in the first Tucson Rodeo Parade in 1925. 650* Estimated number of human contestants in Tucson Rodeo. 1,000* Estimated number of horse participants at Tucson Rodeo. 2,000* Estimated number of […]

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