Budget woes plague PCC

By JAMIE VERWYS College students in Arizona might be facing future tuition increases in light of Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget cuts to schools statewide. Under Gov. Ducey’s plans, community colleges in Pima, Maricopa and Pinal counties are facing budget cuts upwards of $9 million. Pima Community College officials have been working to develop strategies […]

Music found instructor late

By KIT B. FASSLER Many musicians begin learning their art at a young age, but Pima Community College vocal instructor Jonathan Ng first joined a church choir when he was a high school senior. “Before joining the choir, I had no musical training whatsoever,” Ng said. “I learned how to play piano and how to […]

International students receive assistance from college office

By DANYELLE KHMARA Students come from all over the world to attend Pima Community College, and the International Student Services Office caters to the needs those students. “We have applicants who email us, call us from every country across the world,” Student Services Coordinator David Arellano says. He says the ISSO supports and advises international […]

Pima cafeterias find new vendors

By SHANA ROSE It’s the beginning of the spring 2015 semester. It’s a new year, new classes, new friends and for the freshmen, a new experience. Know what else is new? Pima Community College’s cafeterias. The cafeterias on each PCC campus looks emptier than before. The back kitchen and grill have been removed and all […]

Phoenix Fan Fest highlights cosplay

    Comic book conventions, or comicons, are havens for those celebrating their “nerd” side, giving people of all ages a chance to dress as favorite characters. This past December, the Phoenix Comic-con held its first Fan Fest to focus on those who enjoy cosplay. All kinds of cosplayers filled aisles in the colossal University […]

Aztecs go 4-0 in Holiday Ball-Out Tournament

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (15-5, 7-6 in ACCAC) has gone 3-3 so far in the new year. The Aztecs found themselves in four tight games recently, with all the contests being decided by just a few points one way or the other. The Aztecs came up short against No. […]

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