Day: March 10, 2011

ONLINE EXTRA: Women’s hoops punches ticket to Nationals

March 10, 2011

Story by ERIC TOWNSEND Photos by JAMES KELLEY Video by HANNAH McLEOD The Pima Community College women’s basketball team was named the top seed at Nationals after winning its third straight Region championship. No. 2 ranked Pima (26-6) earned a third trip in a row to the big dance with two blow-out wins in the […]

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PCC raises tuition by $5 per credit

March 10, 2011

By ASTRID VERDUGO aztecpress@pima.edu Pima Community College tuition will increase by $5 to $58.50 per credit hour, beginning in the Fall 2011 semester. The college will continue charging a $2.50 student services fee and a $2 information technology fee, for a total in-state per-unit cost of $63. The PCC Board of Governors approved the increase […]

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Killzone 3: At least it has jet packs

March 10, 2011

BY DARCY ARIZMENDI aztecpress@pima.edu   Ever since the Killzone series launched in 2004, it has been deemed the “Halo” killer. With the original Killzone being mediocre and the sequel being a huge improvement, where does that leave the third installment? Somewhere in between.   “Killzone 3” starts off right where the last one ended, with […]

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Stuck in Tucson? Find some cheap Spring Break fun

March 10, 2011

By EDWINA FRANCISCO aztecpress@pima.edu Spring Break is almost here and money is tight. Here are some ideas to help your budget while you enjoy your time away from classes. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations A St. Patrick’s Day festival on Saturday, March 12, will feature live Irish music, dancers, entertainment and children’s games, booths and a […]

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Photographer uses iPhone genre

March 10, 2011

By LEFTRICK HERD aztecpress@pima.edu People love to express themselves. The ability to create and share is one of the joys of being human. Lisa Roden, a third-year photography student at Pima Community College, is one of those people. She used her iPhone to create a 44×36 inch print titled “Summer Lovin’” that is currently on […]

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CRACKING WISE: I’m too young for marriage

March 10, 2011

By DAVID MENDEZ aztecpress@pima.edu I’m getting to that age when I’m starting to see a good number of my peers, both from high school and college, getting married and having kids — legitimate ones, mind you. None of this “out of wedlock in high school” nonsense that’s so popular on MTV shows these days. I […]

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TASTE-OFF: In search of the golden crust

March 10, 2011

Editor’s note: There are lots of great restaurants in Tucson, but many serve similar menus. Taste-Off is our way of helping you decide where to spend your hard-earned cash.   Oregano’s By DAVID MENDEZ   Service: On a Sunday at 1 p.m., the place was packed. We were told we’d have to wait 20 minutes […]

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Horoscope

March 10, 2011

By APRIL GEORGE aztecpress@pima.edu Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Have some fun over Spring Break. If you can’t afford to go out of town, make your own vacation! A friend’s house works just as well, and if you’re old enough to drink, go for it! (I’m not promoting underage drinking here, sorry!) Aries (March 21–April 19) […]

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Men’s track & field finishes 15th at indoor Nationals

March 10, 2011

Story by JOEL GANTT Photo by ED ADAMS In its first trip to the indoor Nationals since 2004, the Pima Community College track and field men’s team finished 15th and placed three in the top 10. On March 4-5, the men’s and women’s teams competed at the National Junior College Athletic Association Indoor National Championships […]

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Freshman proving to be a Jill of all trades for softball

March 10, 2011

Story and photo by JAMES KELLEY Freshman Jessica Schneider has had a memorable couple of weeks for the Pima Community College softball team, pounding the ball and even catching for the first time. Ever. Schneider is listed as a first baseman and third baseman on the roster and was named Region I, Division I Batter […]

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Baseball: Angry Aztecs return to the rankings

March 10, 2011

Story by JAMES SARGENT Photos by LEFTRICK HERD Frustration was in the eyes of Pima Community College head coach Jason Hisey in a home doubleheader against Glendale Community College on March 8. After freshman outfielder Ryan Cota broke his bat and grounded out to lose to Glendale, 4-3, Hisey was not pleased. Pima split with […]

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Troubled men’s basketball season ends with 16-game losing streak, 5-23 record

March 10, 2011

Story by NARCISO THOMAS VILLARREAL Photo by JAMES KELLEY The Pima Community College men’s basketball team ended its season with a 16-game losing streak and its worst loss of the year. The Aztecs finished the season with a 5-23 record, 2-20 in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference. “We started off really, really good with […]

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Women’s tennis wins third match in row

March 10, 2011

Story and photo by HANNAH McLEOD The Pima Community College women’s tennis team won its third match in a row with the most dominant performance of the season. On March 8, against Paradise Valley, the Aztecs (4-1, 3-1 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) earned a 9-0 victory. “We did very well,” head coach Gretchen Schantz […]

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Women’s golf 5th again

March 10, 2011

By MYLO ERICKSON The Pima Community College women’s golf team finished fifth place again in its second tournament, this time at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. The Aztecs were fifth out of eight teams at the Toka Sticks Golf Course in Phoenix. “The team score improved a little” from the first tournament, head coach Bill Nicol said. […]

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