PCC students take top honors

By MICHEAL ROMERO Through hard work on campus and in the community, 12 Pima Community College students have been named to the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team. They were recognized for the accolade by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Each student receives two-year tuition waivers for any public university in Arizona, as well as scholarships […]

Provost recognized for work ethic

By BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College Acting Provost Dolores Duran-Cerda received a presidential citation award from the League of United Latin American Citizens at the 27th annual LULAC Educational Awards and Scholarships Banquet on April 14. “It is her strong commitment and dedicated service in the field of higher education as well as her strong […]

PCCTV provides videography coverage

By ALYSSA RAMER Two Pima Community College employees work on editing video, each in a different control room of the TV studio at Community Campus, 401 N. Bonita Ave. Conrad Mendez works on a show called “The Set List,” which spotlights performances by local musicians in the studio. Dan Coonts works on other projects. Their […]

3-D creature sculptures wow viewers

By B.M. BAILER Amid the deadly serious portraits carefully rendered in charcoal and acrylic … starkly beautiful black-and-white photography … and painstakingly constructed woven artwork on display in the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, you’ll also find two scar-covered sculptures that appear to have muscled their way in from a seedier dimension. One of them – […]

PCC prepares for playoffs

By JASON WEIR With six straight conference wins, the Pima Community College softball team guaranteed themselves no worse than the second seed in the upcoming ACCAC Region I Division II Tournament. Pima’s hopes of hosting the tournament have all but faded. “We will most likely have to travel to Phoenix and play a powerful team […]

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    By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College women’s golf team participated in their final tournament of the season April 18-19. Freshman Desiree Hong had a solid outing winning her fourth individual tournament. She shot a three-over par 73 in the first round and a two-under par 68. She finished with a two-day total of […]

  • Women's Tennis: PCC women looking ahead to postseason

    Women’s Tennis: PCC women looking ahead to postseason

    By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (11-5, 6-2 in ACCAC) closed out the regular season in dominating fashion as it earned a shutout win at Paradise Valley Community College on April 12. Freshman Kelsey Brown shutout her opponent at No. 1 singles winning 6-0, 6-0. Freshman Samantha Ruth defeated her opponent […]

  • Men's Golf: Men finish season in tie with EAC

    Men’s Golf: Men finish season in tie with EAC

    By BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College men’s golf team closed out the regular season finishing in second place for the fourth consecutive time. The Aztecs tied with Eastern Arizona College with a two-round total of 571 (286-285) at the Scottsdale Community College Invitational. Eastern Arizona also took second with a score of 571 (279-292). South […]

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    By STEVEN FOWLER No matter who you are and what you do, wage discrimination is wrong. Unfortunately, you could be the best person in a professional occupation, including sports, and still be significantly underpaid because of your gender. Five members of the United States Women’s National Team filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation […]

  • Sports Briefs: Men’s basketball player signs with Point Loma

    Sports Briefs: Men’s basketball player signs with Point Loma

    By STEVEN FOWLER Pima Community College men’s basketball sophomore guard Yusuf Shehata has signed a national letter of intent to continue his collegiate career at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif. Shehata anchored Pima’s offense to a 17-14 overall record this season, its best ACCAC conference record since 2000-01. The Aztecs made their […]

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