RSSArchive for September, 2010

No. 7 men's soccer atop brutal conference

No. 7 men’s soccer atop brutal conference

Editor’s note: the Aztecs beat Mesa Community College 5-1 on Sept. 29 By James Kelley Photos by Ed Adams While the Pima Community College men’s soccer team’s four-match win streak was snapped on Sept. 27, head coach Dave Cosgrove wasn’t feeling that down. The No. 7 Aztecs (9-2 overall and in the Arizona Community College […]

Cross Country heads to conference championship meet with issues

Cross Country heads to conference championship meet with issues

By Daniel Gaona Photo courtesy PCC Heading into one of its biggest races of the year, the Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams are loaded with question marks. The Aztecs travel to Scottsdale on Oct. 2 for the Arizona Community College Athletic Confer-ence championship meet at a time when head coach Greg […]

Fall ball critical for softball

Fall ball critical for softball

Story and photo by James Kelley With a slew of freshmen and a lot of holes to fill, fall ball is very important to the Pima Community College softball team. The Aztecs finished last year ranked No. 4 and 57-11. They must replace numerous sophomores whose eligibility ran out. “We have 18 freshmen, so it’s […]

Volleyball racks up wins

Volleyball racks up wins

Editor’s note: the Aztecs beat Mesa Community College 3-0 on Sept. 29 By Ricky Gonzales Photo by Ed Adams After going almost three weeks without winning a match, the Pima Community College volleyball team won five matches over two days to get on track. The Aztecs (5-14, 1-7 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) finally found […]

Women's soccer loses three of their last four

Women’s soccer loses three of their last four

Editor’s note: the Aztecs beat Mesa Community College 4-1 on Sept. 29. By James Sargent Photos by Ed Adams The Pima Community College women’s soccer team has hit a rough patch in the season, according to head coach Kendra Veliz. “Everybody on the team needs to step up a little bit at this point,” Veliz […]

The Word: Are you down with 'Jersey Shore'?

The Word: Are you down with ‘Jersey Shore’?

Interviews and photos by Jordan Condra

Too many UA/PCC football conflicts

Too many UA/PCC football conflicts

By James Kelley The Pima Community College football team’s recent renaissance is great and all, but the atmosphere is still decidedly JV. The Aztecs need many things, like cheerleaders, a band, a fight song, but most of all they need more support. The team has fans, but it needs enough fans to intimidate visiting teams. […]

A double feature in women's soccer

A double feature in women’s soccer

Story and photo by Jonathan Fraser It’s not every day you come across twins, much less identical twins. It is even more unlikely that you’ll see those twins playing on the same sports team. At Pima Community College, the volleyball team has a set of twins, sophomore outside hitters Krista and Erin Kallish. However, the […]

New club deals options for card players

New club deals options for card players

Story and photo by Conrad Pursley For nearly two decades, trading card games that focus on playing, rather than trading and collecting, have been popular in the United States and throughout the world. Now Pima Community College’s East Campus has a club for it. Members of the Trading Card Game Club are looking for people […]

Attitudes run the gamut about anti-Asian awareness

Attitudes run the gamut about anti-Asian awareness

By Stephanie Missouri An Anti-Asian Awareness Forum will be held on Oct. 12 at 3:30 p.m. in room AG-19 on West Campus. The forum’s purpose is to teach about the history and causes of anti-Asian sentiment. Discussion will include an explanation of the difference between hate crimes and hate incidents, and real-life scenarios that depict […]

Controversial SB 1070 winds through courts

Controversial SB 1070 winds through courts

By Zacchary Watson Legal maneuvers, protests, boycotts and controversy continue to dog SB 1070, the anti-illegal immigrant legislation signed into law by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer last April. SB 1070 was scheduled to go into effect on July 29, but U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton barred parts of the legislation with a preliminary injunction. Attorneys […]

Pima briefs

Pima briefs

Campus police join seatbelt campaign Attention, Pima drivers! Campus police are participating in a Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign through Oct. 3. The PCC police department has teamed with other area law enforcement agencies and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to promote seat belt use. Statistics show that regular seat belt […]

PCC considers multi-level tuition prices

PCC considers multi-level tuition prices

By Liza Porter Pima Community College is considering charging differential tuition for certain programs that cost more to operate. “It might happen next year,” Chancellor Roy Flores said during an interview. Appropriations from the state have been reduced by 33 percent in two years, Flores said. “That’s enormous.” Besides state funds, local property taxes are […]

Award-winning Tucson writer uses geology training for mystery series

Award-winning Tucson writer uses geology training for mystery series

By Conrad Pursley Making a transition from geologist to mystery fiction writer was not difficult for Tucson author Susan Cummins Miller. “Mysteries really use the scientific method,” Miller said. “Geologists take clues from the surface of the earth to create a story of what happened, and that’s what a mystery does.” Miller will lead a […]

Vinyl records enjoying revival

Vinyl records enjoying revival

By Ana Ramirez Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years and are completely oblivious to the music scene, you know that vinyl records are making a huge comeback. Classic collectors and new generations of vinyl lovers converge at revival events to swap records and discuss genres from classic rock […]