Year: 2010

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ASK GABI: Be careful with summer romances

May 6, 2010

By Gabi Piña Summer waits patiently around the corner while the end of another grueling semester nears. Worn-out students have started mapping their summer events. For some, this might include finding themselves a little summer romance. Summer flings can either be very good or can go horrendously wrong. Happy mediums are rare. When people find […]

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Pieroway returns, Soto resigns from baseball team

May 6, 2010

By James Kelley Pima Community College men’s basketball head coach Karl Pieroway will return to the school after resigning April 20. However, this time he will be a full-time employee rather than part-time. He had left Pima citing the difficulties of being a teacher and coaching. “This is a great opportunity for me. I appreciate […]

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Building bridges, breaking barriers

May 6, 2010

Henry Oyama oversees historical milestones By Steve Choice Most people never make history once in their lives. Then there’s Henry “Hank” Oyama, who oversaw two watershed events and much more during his remarkable life. Thanks in large part to Oyama, people of different races may now legally marry in Arizona. He also had a major […]

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‘The Losers’ proves itself a winner

May 6, 2010

By D.J. Ochoa With most action comedies, only two scenarios can take place. The film either leaves the audience wanting more, or makes them wonder why they bothered to view a 90-minute disaster.  “The Losers” gives the audience what it wants and more. Do not let the title of the film deter you from spending […]

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Chatroulette the latest must-see Internet site

April 8, 2010

By Mike Hawkins Internet fads sweep across the Web like a tornado in the Texas panhandle. They tear across the pop culture landscape, leaving hapless onlookers in their wake. Soon, your parents are calling to ask if you saw it. Chatroulette.com may be the next big storm on the Internet’s horizon. The site can be […]

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Vigilante sites promote real-life crime fighting

April 8, 2010

By Taylor Bock We’ve all had exposure to superheroes, growing up with Superman, Spider-man, Batman and countless others. Some people wish they could suit up and fight crime too. Today’s your lucky day, true believers, because an obscure Internet subculture wants you to slap on some spandex and join up. Web sites like www.worldsuperheroregistry.com and […]

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Men’s tennis seeking revenge

April 8, 2010

By Chris Beck As the regular season winds down, the Pima Community College men’s tennis team is stepping up play and looking toward the playoffs. “We are pretty much securing our spots for regionals,” head coach Sharif Moustafa said. “We have some players becoming No. 1 seeds and No. 2 seeds for the region tournament […]

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PC poets win Hearst awards

April 8, 2010

By Laura Halverson Pima Community College student Eduardo Michel took home a grand prize of $300 for his poem “How to Talk to Your Brother” in the 18th annual Hearst Poetry Contest. “I had never won anything like this before this one,” Michel said. “I feel encouraged to continue.” He admits to having mixed feelings […]

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Feds overhaul college loans

April 8, 2010

By William Brown College aid legislation accompanied President Obama’s landmark health-care reform bill — the first major student loan overhaul in four decades. The bill makes the federal government the primary lender for student aid. It cuts banks from the student loan process by removing their traditional middleman role. Under the current system, students obtain […]

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Northwest Campus to host Earth Day activities

April 8, 2010

By Laura Halverson If you haven’t gone green, now is the time with Earth Day just around the corner on April 22. Pima Community College Northwest Campus will host its annual Earth Day activities on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Denise Meeks, science department chair at Northwest Campus, said the campus Earth […]

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