Campus president grateful for education opportunities

By TANISHA KNUTZEN The new president of Northwest Campus was a first-generation college student who originally had no intention of seeking higher education. David Doré said a life-changing summer spent in a remote village in Mexico made him realize he could be doing more with his life. “I realized that I had the opportunity to […]

Creatures of the night

By JAMIE VERWYS A quick glimpse of an ape-like creature walks across the frame of a home video. Is it really Bigfoot or a man in a suit perpetuating a long running hoax? Cryptozoology, a pseudo-science that studies hidden or unknown animals, was named in 1959 by author Lucien Blancou, according to Blancou wrote […]

Wing ready to fly into future

By BETO HOYOS Much changes in 30 years, but Dave Wing’s passion for teaching digital arts at Pima Community College has withstood the test of time. Wing began his tenure at PCC in 1984, and will retire in December. He grew up in Seattle, Wash., and became interested in photography early in junior high school. […]

PHOTO SPOTLIGHT: A busy weekend in the Old Pueblo

It was a colorful weekend in the Old Pueblo as community members turned out in full force to celebrate what makes this city ours. Tucson Meet Yourself drew thousands Oct. 10-12 to celebrate the diversity of cultures and folklife represented in Tucson. On Oct. 11, members of the LGBT community gathered at dusk to participate […]

MEN’S SOCCER: Team battles through injuries

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (12-3-1) showed depth and perseverance after  battling through injuries suffered in an Oct.2 game. The Aztecs shut out Scottsdale Community College on Oct. 11 with a 2-0 win. The win marked their eighth shutout of the season and the second time they have beat Scottsdale. […]

VOLLEYBALL: Winning streak comes to an end

By BETO HOYOS The Pima Community College volleyball team took on No. 10 Arizona Western College on Oct. 11 but lost in a five-set thriller. The Aztecs held a lead for most of the first set but Western tied it up at 19-19. The Aztecs scored six of the last seven points to win. In […]

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