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Track and field hoping to produce champions

Track and field hoping to produce champions

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona Like always, Pima Community College women’s and men’s track and field coach Greg Wenneborg has high hopes entering the season. Among those hopes is a big one: crown another individual national champion. For three straight years Pima has had one athlete win a title. Last year it was Aurora […]

Athletic Voice: Experience will power Colts

Athletic Voice: Experience will power Colts

By Daniel Gaona After both came close to going undefeated in the regular season and both survived the playoffs as the No. 1 seeds, the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints will face off in Miami for Super Bowl XLIV on Feb. 7. The Saints clinched their first ever NFC Championship with a 31-28 overtime […]

PCC opposes bill allowing armed faculty

PCC opposes bill allowing armed faculty

 By D.J. Ochoa Pima Community College officials oppose a state proposal that would allow college faculty members to carry guns on campus. Sen. Jack Harper, R-Surprise, introduced a bill that would let faculty members who have concealed weapon permits bring their weapons onto community college and university campuses. State-issued concealed weapon permits require a background […]

PCC ENROLLMENT BOOMING

PCC ENROLLMENT BOOMING

Photo by Gabi Pina Pima Community College students register for classes at West Campus. College officials say enrollment, which normally dips slightly in the spring semester, has increased by double digits this year.

Pima News

Pima News

Compiled by Narciso Villarreal College offers free computer training If you are struggling with computers, Pima Community College can help. Computer workshops are currently available for students at no cost to help them with fundamental computer skills. The one-hour workshops will cover information on computer files and folders, resources, programs, how to use the Internet […]

Women's basketball aims for playoffs

Women’s basketball aims for playoffs

Photo by Daniel Gaona Story by Eric Townsend Luck ran out for the Pima Community College women’s basketball team when it traveled to Mesa Community College Jan. 20, but the Aztecs are still hoping for another strong season finish. After a lackluster 1-3 start, the team was riding an eight-game winning streak. Pima had won […]

‘Jersey Shore’ not your mama’s reality show

‘Jersey Shore’ not your mama’s reality show

By Debbie Hadley “Jersey Shore,” the newest controversial reality television series from MTV, has both shocked and entranced America in its short two-month run. Compromised of mostly New York bred Italian-American young adults, it has received heavy criticism from the Italian-American community and other interest groups. They feel the show portrays “Italian” stereotypes and uses […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By Taylor Bock Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Try not to think too much, Aquarius. Over-thinking has been the bane of many healthy young college students. Just keep in mind the KISS method, “Keep-It-Simple-Stupid,” as opposed to SWAG, “Scientific-Wild-Ass-Guess.” Pisces (Feb.19-March 20) It’s a new year, Pisces. It’s time to be more open to things that […]

Sapphire Club new to downtown scene

Sapphire Club new to downtown scene

Story and photos by Marie Rodriguez It’s a Saturday night on Congress, and the sidewalks are crowded with club-goers dressed to impress. At Sapphire, many people are discouraged to see the line crawl around the side of the building yet are determined to get into the hot new club. For the people lined up outside […]

Annual poetry contest offers cash prizes

Annual poetry contest offers cash prizes

By William Brown The eighteenth annual Hearst Poetry Contest is now accepting submissions from Pima Community College students. Deadline for receipt of entries is Monday, Feb. 8, by 4:30 p.m. Students who wish to submit their poetry must be currently enrolled at PCC in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree, and cannot possess any undergraduate or […]

Classes offer survival of the fittest

Classes offer survival of the fittest

Story and photo by Mike Hawkins Most of us have a pretty good time over the holidays. We eat, drink and get merry. Then we notice it on our waistlines. We tell ourselves it’s OK. We’ll just make a New Year’s resolution and deal with it. Then we drop those resolutions right about now. So […]

Nota Bene trio to perform Jan. 31

Nota Bene trio to perform Jan. 31

  By Andrew Hurst Nota Bene, a trio of musicians, will perform in concert Jan. 31 at 3 p.m. in Pima Community College’s West Campus Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Formerly known as A Pair o’ Pipes, Nota Bene features flutist Sandy Schwoebel, soprano Elena Todd and pianist Jeffrey Campbell. The concert will include […]

Annual poetry contest offers cash prizes

Annual poetry contest offers cash prizes

By William Brown The eighteenth annual Hearst Poetry Contest is now accepting submissions from Pima Community College students. Deadline for receipt of entries is Monday, Feb. 8, by 4:30 p.m. Students who wish to submit their poetry must be currently enrolled at PCC in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree, and cannot possess any undergraduate or […]

Having a gun will not make you safer

Having a gun will not make you safer

By Daniel Gaona We’ve all seen the old western movies. Clint Eastwood had the aim to shoot a fly, but let’s not forget that was film and not reality. However, the Arizona legislature wants to make fantasy into reality by pushing “pro-right” gun laws into effect. One legislative proposal would let faculty members carry weapons […]

Student apartments = lack of sleep

Student apartments = lack of sleep

By Debbie Hadley In a student-friendly apartment complex that shall remain nameless, there lives a girl who moved in last August with low expectations. They were exceedingly met. What is it about student housing, where under-age drinkers congregate in masses and ant infestations are at their highest? Such is the life here. I currently live […]