FOOTBALL: Aztecs fall late to Eastern Arizona

By CASEY MUSE JR.   The Pima Community College football team lost a heartbreaker to Eastern Arizona Community College on Oct. 8. The Aztecs were coming off of two straight bye weeks and looked fresh in the first half. Freshman quarterback Justin Martin went to work early, finding sophomore wideout Jeff Cotton for a 66-yard […]

Culinary students get careers cooking

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO   Pots and pans clang. Timers go off. An instructor yells that the meat is too raw to serve. This isn’t “Master Chef” with Gordon Ramsey. It’s a culinary class at Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus. PCC offers two ways for students to complete culinary studies. A Culinary Training and Development […]

Farm hosts Marana Pumpkin Patch and Festival

By ROBYN ZELICKSON   My worst nightmare had come true. I was lost in the corn maze at Marana Pumpkin Patch and Farm Festival with my 9-year-old grandson. Chase had been certain we could find our way through the maze. After 20 minutes, his confidence began to waver. After 45 minutes, he sat down and […]

VOLLEYBALL: Pima battles through string of losses

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO   With the regular season wrapping up, the Pima Community College volleyball team is hoping for a strong finish.   Sept. 28: PCC 1, Mesa CC 3   The Aztecs avoided a sweep by No. 17 Mesa Community College, but ultimately fell at home in four sets, 25-16, 25-22, 20-25, 25-1. Freshman […]

Celestial Rites serves eclectic clientele

By KATELYN ROBERTS When I walked into Celestial Rites and took a seat on a couch in the shop’s cozy backroom, one of the owners told me not to be nervous. He could tell I was nervous? Of course he could. Michael Kraych reads energy for a living. With his partner Jennifer Kraych, Michael has […]

Battle not over for LGBTQ rights

By DAVID PUJOL   We are still here and we are not silent. America has always had a problem with minorities, and members of every minority have made efforts to advocate for their rights as human beings and as Americans. We are supposed to be a land of the brave and a home of the […]

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    By the numbers: Halloween

    Compiled by Casey Muse Jr. 2 Halloween’s ranking as a commercial holiday in the U.S. Only Christmas surpasses it in sales. 64 Percentage of Americans who celebrate Halloween. 74 Average dollar amount an adult spends on candy, costumes and decor. 1898 Year in which the Herman Goelitz Confectionary Company invented candy corn. 1966 Year in […]

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    Pow Wow friendship dance

    Native American dancer Kelvin Yazziz leads a friendship dance with volunteers in the West Campus cafeteria during a presentation on Oct. 10. Photos by Nicholas Trujillo

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