OPINION: The Necessity of Inevitable Hierarchies

April 7, 2021

By Kevin Hartung In every society, there exist the haves and the have nots, management and workers, the makers and the takers. Hierarchies form naturally through distinct selection processes whether in humans or insects. Hierarchy establishes social order and facilitates social increase. Hierarchies add structure and regularity to movements with the social order. They provide routines, duties, and […]

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OPINION: Proposition 203 and What’s Being Taken From Me?

April 5, 2021

By Kevin Murphy Pending community outreach from the City of Tucson and the Zoological Society, Reid Park Zoo’s “Pathway to Asia” expansion that was set to replace Barnum Hill and the south duck pond has been temporarily halted by mayor Regina Romero. The proposed expansion is a part of proposition 203, which passed in 2017: […]

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The Real Lives Behind Your Mentors

April 1, 2021

By Mara Durán Little do we know about the lives of the teachers at Pima Community College (PCC). We don’t stop to think about who they are or how they have managed to get where they are. The truth is that all people come from a cultural background that we can learn about to enrich […]

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Aztecs Baseball Sweeps Paradise Valley CC For 10th Straight Win

March 30, 2021

By Raymond Suarez The Pima Community College baseball team (20-6, 13-5 in ACCAC) continued its hot streak on Saturday as the Aztecs scored 25 runs to overwhelm Paradise Valley Community College (2-23, 2-16). Freshman Jose Enriquez was a force at the plate as he finished the day 5 for 8 with seven RBIs and two runs scored. […]

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La Vida Real Detrás de Tus Mentores

March 30, 2021

By Mara Durán Poco sabemos sobre la vida de los maestros de Pima Community College (PCC). No nos detenemos a pensar en quienes son, ni cómo han logrado llegar a donde están, lo que sí es un hecho es que todas las personas son el resultado de un bagaje cultural que podemos conocer para enriquecernos […]

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Mason Lee Wins Both Matches But Aztecs Men’s Tennis Falls at Mesa CC

March 27, 2021

By Raymond Suarez The Pima Community College men’s tennis team (0-2) played a match on the road on Thursday at Mesa Community College. The No. 16 ranked Aztecs fell to the No. 17 ranked Thunderbirds 6-3. Freshman Mason Lee (Catalina Foothills HS) won both his single and double match-ups on the day. Lee along with No. 1 […]

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Kelch, Enriquez and Acevedo Homer as Aztecs Baseball Wins 8th Straight

March 27, 2021

By Raymond Suarez The Pima Community College baseball team (18-6) took command early on Thursday in its non-conference game against Community Christian College. The Aztecs defeated the Saints 13-3 in 8 innings as freshman Alec Acevedo (Nogales HS) hit a leadoff walk-off home run to end it with a run-rule victory. The Aztecs did their damage in […]

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Aztecs Volleyball Drops Two Matches at Yavapai College

March 27, 2021

By Raymond Suarez The Pima Community College volleyball team (0-7) played two matches on Friday at Yavapai College (10-5). Sophomore Aydalis Felix (Rincon HS) totaled 46 digs in the two matches while sophomore Eve Pearson (Canyon del Oro HS) finished the day with 13 kills. Match 1: Yavapai College Roughriders 3, Pima CC Aztecs 0 (25-8, 25-19, 25-16): The Aztecs […]

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Nomadland: A Clever Take on the Death of the American Dream

March 24, 2021

By Kevin Murphy Fern (Frances McDormand) goes through a storage room on a cold winter day. She comes across a men’s denim jacket that, with tears in her eyes, she clutches to her chest before setting out on the road in her van. Not long after, she’s seen hustling through a busy work schedule at […]

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Arizona House Passes Bill Allowing Community Colleges to Offer 4-year Degree Programs

March 23, 2021

Photo by Gage Skidmore By Kevin Murphy On February 22, the Arizona House passed HB2523 by a vote of 57-3, which would allow community colleges to offer 4 year degrees. This is the first time ever that a bill advocating for four-year degrees being offered at community colleges has passed the Arizona House. If passed […]

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