Lee Lambert Nominated for Chancellor Position at San Diego Community College

February 19, 2021

By Lanissa Patterson It is possible that by next fall, Pima Community College will have a new Chancellor. Current Chancellor Lee Lambert has been nominated for an opportunity at San Diego Community College District. According to a media statement by Pima Community College, Lambert is one of four finalists for the SDCCD Chancellor position.. The […]

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Aztecs Start Season Hot, Take Three of Four From Ranked Opponent

February 19, 2021

Photos by Raymond Suarez By Nate Martinez After a series of postponed games, Pima Community College baseball was finally able to kick off the delayed 2021 season. They took on the number 20 ranked College of Southern Nevada Coyotes in back-to-back doubleheaders last Friday and Saturday.  February 12 (Game 1): Aztecs 8, Coyotes 9 In […]

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What Disneyland Means to Me (And Why I Miss It)

February 17, 2021

By Alexandria Austin Disneyland has closed only three times since it first opened its gates July 17, 1955. The first was on November 24, 1963, the day after the assassination of JFK. The second was on September 11, 2001, when tragedy struck NYC. On both occasions the park was closed for one day. Currently, Disneyland […]

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Opinion: Curfew Shutdowns in Tucson Prove Ineffective

February 13, 2021

By Troy Hutchinson Since late November, Tucson was on a lockdown and was supposed to end on Dec. 23 but was extended by Pima County, forcing businesses and bars to close their doors at 10 p.m. Local businesses grew frustrated as the lockdown started to creep into the new year, causing their company to lose […]

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Inauguration Day Park Protesters Rally Against Two Party System

February 10, 2021

By Lanissa Patterson and Joshua Shaver On January 20, a small group of individuals gathered together for an Inauguration Day Protest, voicing their concerns about the two party system and new President Joe Biden. Organized by activist groups Stand Up Fight Back Tucson and Iron Brigade, the protest was held at Veinte de Agosto Park […]

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Retos y Bienaventuranzas de Dos Mundos

February 10, 2021

By Mara Duran Si alguna vez te has sentido perdido entre dos culturas ¡Bienvenido! Mi nombre es Mara Durán. Soy originaria de México, actualmente estudio en Pima Community College. La mayor parte de mi vida la he pasado en Guadalajara, Jal. es una ciudad con 8.5 millones de habitantes, aunque es presa del ruido, la […]

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Embezzlement in Sierra Vista Leaves Small Businesses with a Hefty Bill to Pay

February 10, 2021

By Kyler Van Vliet Embezzlement is defined by Merrian-Webster Dictionary as “to appropriate (something, such as property entrusted to one’s care) fraudulently to one’s own use.” The most notable embezzlement cases that people think of are the Ponzi-schemes that were carried out by Bernie Madoff and Allen Stanford who would take money from new investors […]

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Legal Treats, Cramped Streets

February 8, 2021

By Kevin Murphy Proposition 207 was passed last November, legalizing the use and sale of recreational marijuana in Arizona.  Under the new law, people 21 and older can grow up to six plants, with a maximum of 12 plants in homes with more than one adult, and possess up to an ounce (28 grams) of […]

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Restaurant Resilience: Two Local Restaurant Owners Adapt to Covid-19

February 3, 2021

By Kevin Murphy Tucson restaurant owners are adapting to a new normal under Pima County’s Covid-19 health and safety guidelines.  With the onset of nationwide Covid-19 vaccinations already under way, the light at the end of the tunnel couldn’t come any sooner for local restaurant owners who have been soldiering on in this bitter battle […]

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Proposal Would Cut Costs on Speeding in Arizona

January 31, 2021

Photo by Taylor Beach By Kyler Van Vliet Sen. David Gowan (R- District 14) proposed a bill that would save Arizonans money and save them from higher car insurance premiums.  Gowan proposed SB 1127 on the 12th, a bill that he designed to help both the citizens of Arizona and its police officers. One of […]

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