Jeff Bridges discusses the differences in working on ‘Tron: Legacy’ and the 1982 version.
By Marie Rodriguez Actress Olivia Wilde discusses creation of ‘Tron: Legacy’ character, Quorra, and hopes to produce more than just another sexy femme fatale.
By JAMES KELLEY Pima Community College student newspapers and Aztec sports both had humble and confusing beginnings. The college held its first classes in 1969 and officially opened in 1970, but the start of the Aztec Press and Pima sports are a bit more hazy. A student newspaper named Graffiti Press started in 1970. That […]
Editor’s note: on Dec. 8, the Aztecs beat Yavapai 76-74 By ERIC TOWNSEND Photo by ED ADAMS firstname.lastname@example.org The Pima Community College women’s basketball team finally lost again, but it almost ended the 150-game win streak of conference superpower Central Arizona College. The Division II No. 14 Aztecs (6-2, 3-1 in the Arizona Community College […]
By JAMES KELLEY Photo by ED ADAMS email@example.com The Pima Community College men’s basketball team snapped a three-game losing-streak when it held on to beat Central Arizona College, and things are looking up for the rebuilding program. The Aztecs (3-6, 1-3 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) beat Central 87-82 on Dec. 4, their first win […]
By JAMES KELLEY firstname.lastname@example.org Soccer’s governing body showed off its corruption or, at best, incompetence when it picked two unworthy World Cup hosts, even picking Qatar over the United States. FIFA governs all significant aspects of soccer, from youth games to the various World Cups, except for high school and college. By choosing oil countries […]
By JAMES SARGENT Photo by ED ADAMS email@example.com Last year, former Aztec basketball player Travares Peterson sustained a concussion in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Tournament. He was diagnosed hours after it happened by receiving an X-ray from the hospital. Once he was cleared from the hospital, he was told not to […]
Photo by ED ADAMS firstname.lastname@example.org The Pima Community College football team hasn’t had much to celebrate lately but it was handsomely recognized. Six players from the 2010 team were honored for their regular season performances. This total matches the number of awards Pima players received during the last four years combined. “The program overall is […]
By JAMES SARGENT email@example.com Arizona Cardinals’ fans knew it would be tough when likely Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner retired after last season, but they didn’t know Derek Anderson would be this bad. No one believed a free-fall of this magnitude would occur—one that has the Red Birds at 3-9 and in the midst […]
Thank you for sharing the plight of Isabella Cardenas, “New Arizona law requires common course numbering,” by Conrad Pursley [Issue 7: Nov. 24-Dec. 8]. I feel sorry for Isabella, as should the “advisory” staff and administration officials. I just hope she doesn’t feel discriminated against. I’m sure the advisory staff got together and tried to resolve her non-transferring credit […]
Stories and photos by ANA RAMIREZ firstname.lastname@example.org The HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to have a devastating impact on the Latino community in the United States. That reality hits home for residents of Pima County, where one of four people living with HIV/AIDS are Latino, according to the Pima County Health Department. Hispanics/Latinos represent 13 percent of […]
By STEPHANIE MISSOURI email@example.com Matthew Booth, a 30-year-old Pima Community College student, used to drink caffeinated alcoholic beverages four or five days a week but was always slightly uncomfortable with how they made him feel. “It didn’t feel like a normal buzz,” he said. “It seemed to affect my brain more than my body. I […]
Zoo Lights fundraiser set for Dec. 13 Pima Community College’s Alumni Association will host a private preview of Zoo Lights at the Reid Park Zoo on Monday, Dec. 13, from 6-8 p.m. PCC alumni, students, staff, faculty, family, friends and the community can enjoy holiday light displays, festive music and treats. Admission costs $6 per […]
By JOEL GANTT On a regular workday, Rosanne Sweeney gets to Pima Community College West Campus before the library opens at 8 a.m. After preparing the library for opening, she spends time at the reference desk, assisting students with questions and information searches. Sweeney began her librarian career in Tucson’s public library system, where she […]
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Eat, drink and be merry By SIERRA RUSSELL firstname.lastname@example.org As another fall semester comes to a close, the holidays rapidly approach. Students and faculty are encouraged to eat, drink and be merry, as well as focus on exams, buy gifts and determine holiday plans. With the stress and excitement that accompanies the […]