RSSArchive for November, 2012

Fiat 500 video review

Fiat 500 video review

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Pride in the Desert

Pride in the Desert

Latino holiday recipes

Latino holiday recipes

By CELESTE ORENDAIN In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here are two traditional Latino recipes that are favorites in my family. These dishes are perfect for any holiday meal.   HOLIDAY HAM Ingredients: 1 medium-size ham 1 32-ounce can of pineapple juice 3 ounces tequila 1 orange Brown sugar Fresh pineapple slices Salt to taste Cooking […]

STRANGE VISIONS: ‘Dead Leaves’ offers manic, fast-paced fun

STRANGE VISIONS: ‘Dead Leaves’ offers manic, fast-paced fun

By THOMAS F. JOHNSON No, I am not going to discuss “Thankskilling.” Yes, it’s on Hulu and suited to the season, but that’s a bit too predictable. Instead we’ll look at a movie called “Dead Leaves. Hiroyuki Imaishi directed this anime film. He also directed such series as “Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann,” “Panty and Stocking […]

BEST BETS Donate time, goods this holiday season

BEST BETS Donate time, goods this holiday season

Compiled by Miki Jennings As winter approaches, many people in need miss out on traditional holiday experiences due to lack of funds. Food and clothing bins become more common around campuses and other public spaces, and are a great way to help those in need. Another way to help your community is through direct contact […]

THINGS I DON'T GIVE A S&*! ABOUT News flash: Car people are nerds

THINGS I DON’T GIVE A S&*! ABOUT News flash: Car people are nerds

By MYLO ERICKSON One thing I get tired of hearing is, “What kind of car you drive, bro?” Now I’m flattered you’re showing interest in what I bring to the table, but that is one thing I truly do not care about. I don’t give a damn about cars. As long as the thing can […]

OBESITY BY THE NUMBERS

OBESITY BY THE NUMBERS

Compiled by Thomas F. Johnson   35.7 Percentage of obese adults in America.   26.7 Percentage of adults who consider themselves obese.   $147 billion Total extra amount spent on healthcare annually for obesity-related illness.   $1,429 Extra cost, on average, that an obese person pays for medical bills each year. 0 Number of states […]

Five student music concerts on tap

Five student music concerts on tap

By BRUCE HARDT Pima Community College will present five musical concerts in nine days from Nov. 27 to Dec. 5. Student groups performing at the Center for the Arts complex on West Campus include the Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, College and Chorale Singers and Music Theatre Workshop. Tickets for each concert cost $6, with […]

TOP 10 YouTube channels

TOP 10 YouTube channels

By LIAM McINERNEY   10. Jack Vale Films Everybody likes poop jokes. Or maybe that’s just me? Jack Vale’s most popular prank consists of Vale walking through public places, farting in strangers’ faces with a farting tool.   9. Six Pack Shortcuts Sometimes you need just a little motivation to leave the computer and go […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By BRUCE HARDT   Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You’re always on a high horse, Sagittarius. You tend to be a freedom fighter, launching flaming arrows of vengeance upon totalitarian powers, igniting hope in all who see you.   Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You do the devil’s work with such practical methods of ritual sacrifice, Capricorn. […]

New board member has ‘strong opinions’ on college needs

New board member has ‘strong opinions’ on college needs

By CHELO GRUBB Before the 2012 election, Pima Community College’s governing board hadn’t seen competition for any seat in 12 years. This year, both seats on the ballot were contested. Sylvia Lee is the only new member of the board. “That’s too bad,” Lee said. Lee ousted District 3 incumbent Sherryn Marshall with about 60 […]

Board cancels comment plan, says goodbye to Marshall

Board cancels comment plan, says goodbye to Marshall

By CHELO GRUBB A proposal to change the format for public comments during Pima Community College governing board meetings was cancelled without ever being tested. Days before the November meeting, Chairman Scott Stewart announced a plan to split public comments between agenda items and non-agenda items. People wishing to speak about items on the agenda […]

CROSS-COUNTRY: Runners bask in glow of nationals success

CROSS-COUNTRY: Runners bask in glow of nationals success

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College cross-country teams finished their seasons with a strong performance at the NJCAA National Championships in Ina, Ill., on Nov. 10. The women’s team came in seventh with 238 points. The Aztecs finished just behind sixth-place Mesa Community College, who scored 236. The men also capped off their year […]

Speaker will involve audience to explore Platonic philosophy

Speaker will involve audience to explore Platonic philosophy

By CELESTE ORENDAIN Pima Community College philosophy instructor Stewart Barr will discuss ethical relativism in the final Speakers’ Series talk for the Fall Semester. The free lecture will be Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. in the Community Board Room of the PCC District Office, 4905 E. Broadway Blvd. Light refreshments will be served. Barr’s talk […]

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Students complete first Pima movie project in 1991

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Students complete first Pima movie project in 1991

By SIERRA J. RUSSELL Early issues of the Aztec Press frequently featured movie reviews. During the 1980s, coverage shifted to in-depth exploration of the filmmaking process. By the ‘90s, Pima Community College students and faculty were writing, directing, producing and editing experimental movies. Students in the advanced cinematography class created the first project, “The Sun […]