Pima women’s basketball team holds ring ceremony to celebrate championship

October 15, 2020

By Nate Martinez On October 4, the Pima Community College Women’s Basketball team celebrated last season’s Division II Region I championship with a ring ceremony. The team got together that Sunday afternoon via zoom call, organized by head coach Todd Holthaus, Athletic Director Jim Monaco and Vice Chancellor Bruce Moses, to reflect on the past […]

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Opinion: Trump and Biden debate, America dumber for it

October 14, 2020

Photos by Gage Skidmore By Dalton Grijalva Leading up to this debate between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and Republican President Donald Trump, the two parties have never been more divided, at least not in modern times. At a time when we are experiencing a global pandemic and city-wide rioting, red vs blue is the understatement […]

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Arizona’s Minimum Wage set to Increase

October 8, 2020

Photo by Gage Skidmore By Kyler Van Vliet At the start of 2021, Arizona’s minimum-wage will rise to $12.15 an hour, a jump of 15 cents from the current minimum wage of $12.00 an hour. The rise in pay is due to a 1.3% increase in the cost of living over the past 12 months […]

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PCC names Jim Monaco permanent athletic director

October 7, 2020

By Nate Martinez On Monday, October 5, Pima Community College named Jim Monaco their permanent athletic director.  The move comes after Monaco served in an interim capacity since November of 2018. He succeeded Edgar Soto, who was the AD since 2009.  Monaco has been active for many years in Pima sports, starting out as an […]

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McSally and Kelly discuss climate change, public land management in online forums

October 6, 2020

Photo by Gage Skidmore By Joe Giddens Posted with permission from Tucson Weekly. Original story can be found at: https://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2020/10/05/mcsally-and-kelly-discuss-climate-change-public-land-management-in-online-forums?fbclid=IwAR3tttQkKYOkpQ74hz8e_t5SXFA1FeJNx9NW8UyeYiso5QeP_04uXXfosJM Senate candidates Martha McSally and Mark Kelly laid out their visions of public land management for Arizona on Friday in two separate online forums hosted by the Arizona Trail Association. The online forums took place […]

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Pima Animal Care Center: saving one animal life at a time

October 6, 2020

This article has been edited to clarify and correct some facts. By Mylene Roberts Mahatma Gandhi once said “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”  Homeless animals have always and will always be an issue that society faces. There are many people in the […]

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Q&A with ‘Vote Here’ filmmaker Steve Waxman

October 5, 2020

By Joe Giddens This Q&A was originally made for a Tucson Weekly Story available here: https://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2020/10/02/tucson-filmmakers-highlight-the-history-of-voting-in-new-documentary Filmmaker Steve Waxman has released his new documentary, “Vote Here”, to inspire voter turnout this year and provide some historical insights into political movements wanting to engage the youth vote. What was the inspiration for this project?  I just […]

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Op-Ed: PCC Board of Governors Candidate Catherine Ripley

October 5, 2020

By Catherine Ripley, Pima Community College Governing Board candidate My training as an officer in the U.S. Navy and as a U.S. diplomat demanded that I learn each position from the bottom up so I could better lead from top down. On a ship, the sailor turning a wrench in the boiler room is as […]

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Register to Vote by October 5

October 1, 2020

Every election, voter turnout among college students is poor, despite the fact that the youngest voting generation is the one that will be most affected by the decisions of our current leaders.  However, if you aren’t registered to vote yet, there’s still time. The registration deadline to vote in Arizona is Monday, October 5. You […]

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TUSD introduces hybrid model

September 28, 2020

By Kyler Van Vliet On September 22, the Tucson Unified School District approved the decision to go to a hybrid model for its classes by a 3-2 vote. The vote came four days after TUSD released a video via their YouTube page, TUSDMedia, discussing their plans to bring students back on campuses. Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo discussed […]

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