RSSArchive for November, 2011

PCC art instructor's show at Tucson International Airport

PCC art instructor’s show at Tucson International Airport

by EDWINA FRANCISCO

Adelante Program

Adelante Program

by ASTRID VERDUGO

'DANCE FUSION' explodes Dec. 9-10

‘DANCE FUSION’ explodes Dec. 9-10

By LYNDAJOE ECHERIVEL   Pima Community College student dancers will present a dance concert, DANCE FUSION, on Dec. 9-10. The  innovative and unexpected blend of choreography and music will take place at PCC Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre on West Campus at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. […]

The Loft Film Festival 2011

The Loft Film Festival 2011

by LAURA BLANDBURG

Backstage at a drag show

Backstage at a drag show

BY WHITNEY BILLINGS   Stage lights shine brightly, reflecting the pink sequence of Regine Ray’s meticulously put-together wardrobe.   Two words can be used to describe her… glamorous diva!   You would never know that come daytime this diva is a simple guy, born in Nashville, Tenn., and raised on a farm in Illinois.   […]

Occupy Tucson update November

Occupy Tucson update November

Student earns honors for fashion design

Student earns honors for fashion design

By CHLOE DEEM Design forms fill the fashion design lab at Pima Community College’s West Campus, sharing space with eager students ready to bring creativity to life. Wendy Ashton typically works in a corner, an air of dedication filling the space around her. Ashton has short blonde hair and a welcoming presence to her, wearing […]

Instructor’s art on display at airport

Instructor’s art on display at airport

By EDWINA FRANCISCO Through Dec. 31, Tucson International Airport will exhibit more than 20 of Pima Community College faculty member Christina McNearney’s paintings and portraits in a central area on the second level. “What I am doing right now is the most exciting thing,” McNearney said. With titles such as “Daydream,” “Desert Series,” “Walking Series,” […]

Vehicle thefts most common campus crime

Vehicle thefts most common campus crime

By ASTRID VERDUGO Chevrolet and Ford pickup trucks, Honda Accords and Toyota Camrys are the most commonly stolen cars at Pima Community College and nationwide, according to Stella Bay, executive director for PCC’s Department of Public Safety. Vehicle thefts are the most common crime reported at PCC campuses. The recently released 2010 Clery Campus Crime […]

Pima to get preview of Zoo Lights

Pima to get preview of Zoo Lights

Pima Community College will host a privat preview of Zoo Lights at Reid Park Zoo Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Zoo Lights is an annual holiday event at Reid Park Zoo, designed to get attendees in the holiday spirit. The zoo is decorated with twinkling lights and animal-themed light sculptures, although […]

From the archives: Cross country first PCC sport to bring national recognition

From the archives: Cross country first PCC sport to bring national recognition

BY AMY ZAMBRANO Thirty-five years ago, the Pima Community College cross country “great pumpkins” headed to Farmingdale, N.Y., to represent Arizona and PCC at the junior college cross country national competition. The national competition came after PCC won a state championship and a regional title with an undefeated record of 10-0. The 1976 cross country […]

Athletic Voice: College scandals sickening

Athletic Voice: College scandals sickening

By KYLE WASSON The world of collegiate athletics is becoming a modern-day replica of the old Catholic Church. By that, I mean it’s packed full of scandal, dishonor and unthinkable acts. Fellow students at the Aztec Press daily express their discontent with the validity of sports in today’s society. I usually sit quietly in the […]

Arts Briefs

Arts Briefs

“Curtains” Auditions The Pima Community College Theatre Arts Department will be holding auditions for its Spring 2012 production of the musical “Curtains.” Auditions will be held Nov. 28-30 at the Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre at West Campus, at 6 p.m. The auditions will be conducted in three parts. Monday Nov. 28 will […]

Kelsey Montano running at nationals.

Aztecs finish season in top 20

By MEGYN FITZGERALD In the final meet of the 2011 season, the Pima Community College cross country teams finished in the national top 20. PCC competed at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 1 Cross Country Championships on Nov. 12 in Hobbs, N. M. “The goal was to have both teams in the top […]

Sophomore forward Nicholas Peppe competes against the Bears of Phoenix College.

Aztecs tie for fifth with Lincoln Lynx

By LYNDAJOE ECHERIVEL The eighth seeded Pima Community College men’s soccer team tied the sixth seeded Lincoln College for fifth place at the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship Tournament, Nov. 20. With the 1-1 tie, the Aztecs couldn’t close the door on the Lynx of Lincoln. LC scored the only goal of the […]