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MEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs, Central go toe-to-toe

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs, Central go toe-to-toe

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (6-6, 1-4 ACCAC) fought Central Arizona College to a draw for the first 40 minutes at home on Dec. 1, finally falling 93-89 in overtime. Freshman guard Terrance Carroll provided the late heroics in regulation, putting in a miss by fellow freshman Marcus Mears with […]

Pima football players named to All-ACCAC teams

Pima football players named to All-ACCAC teams

By MYLO ERICKSON Three Pima Community College players received recognition when the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference released its selections for All-ACCAC teams on Nov. 14. Sophomore defensive back Darius Kelly and offensive lineman Maurice Chavis made the all-conference first team. Freshman wide receiver Denzel Jones was named to the All-ACCAC second team. Head coach […]

Edwards reaching for her goals

Edwards reaching for her goals

By STEVE CHOICE Pima Community College sophomore basketball player A’jha Edwards has been a few places. She also has plenty of ideas about where she’s heading. Among other aspirations, the 6-foot-5 Aztecs center would like to fly high with the U.S. Air Force after she graduates from school. “I really like the idea of the […]

Late heroics aren’t enough against Central

Late heroics aren’t enough against Central

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College women’s basketball team came charging back against Central Arizona College at home on Dec.1, but fell 91-78 to the Vaqueras. The Aztecs (2-7, 1-3 ACCAC) matched Central’s second-half scoring output after trailing by 13 at halftime, and cut a 25-point deficit to 10 late in the game. Head […]

Film students make ‘Snowbirds’ fly

Film students make ‘Snowbirds’ fly

By MYLO ERICKSON Digital Video and Film Arts students at Pima Community College have finished shooting their 28th student short film, titled “Snowbirds.” It also marks the 28th project filmed under the supervision of Pima instructor David Wing. Student Mitchell Gingras, who served as the second assistant director, inked the script. Gringas wrote the storyline […]

THINGS I DON’T GIVE A S&*! ABOUT: Why should anyone care about me? I don’t

THINGS I DON’T GIVE A S&*! ABOUT: Why should anyone care about me? I don’t

By MYLO ERICKSON One of the things in my life that I care very little about is, well … me. I don’t take myself too seriously. I’m not in denial about my weight or looks. I do own a mirror, which I must replace every time I take a look. However, during high school and […]

Sadly, it’s time to go somewhere new

Sadly, it’s time to go somewhere new

By MIKI JENNINGS I’ve spent four semesters on staff at the Aztec Press, working in different capacities: as a reporter, covering our social media posts for a semester and overseeing the Arts and Entertainment section for the last two semesters. I’ve helped newbie reporters get started and find their footing, and I feel confident about […]

I’m not crazy, just a little unwell

I’m not crazy, just a little unwell

By APRIL GEORGE I don’t like to talk about my illnesses. It makes me feel like I’m whining, despite countless people telling me I should talk about it more. Unfortunately, my anxiety kicks in and I start wondering if they’re only telling me that to make me feel better. It’s an awful, endless cycle. I […]

Comic: Down Time

Comic: Down Time

Student by day, drag queen by night

Student by day, drag queen by night

By COLE POTWARDOWSKI On Thursday nights, three hours before showtime, Colton Johnson arrives home from Pima Community College ready for a meal and a nap. Time is valuable, because from 9:30 p.m. to midnight he becomes “Victorya Munroe,” a petite, blonde-haired, 30-year-old divorcee. Munroe loves two things: money and alcohol. She is also eight years […]

DECEMBER FESTIVALS  ‘Tis the season to celebrate

DECEMBER FESTIVALS ‘Tis the season to celebrate

By CELESTE ORENDAIN 4th Avenue Winter Street Fair Dec. 7-9 Hundreds of arts and craft vendors will sell merchandise, while food booths offer tasty fare. Entertainment will take place on two stages, and street performers will keep crowds entertained as well. Visitors must keep pets at home. The fair takes place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. […]

BEST BETS: Holiday events

BEST BETS: Holiday events

Compiled by Miki Jennings Plenty of people have holiday memories rooted in sitting on the couch watching Christmas specials. Get in the spirit with these holiday screening events: “Everything is Terrible! Holiday Special 2012” at the Loft: If you’re looking for something off the beaten path, the “Everything is Terrible!” found-footage event may be just […]

Creative devotees enjoy knight-life

Creative devotees enjoy knight-life

By THOMAS F. JOHNSON The sound of clacking wood and clashing steel filled the armor-strewn battlefield of Reid Park. Fighters, including a man dressed in a Spartan-like outfit complete with a huge shield and plumed helmet, used trappings of medieval warfare to compete. The Society for Creative Anachronism, an organization dedicated to re-enacting periods of […]

Dancers celebrate world wonders

Dancers celebrate world wonders

Photograph by Ed Flores   By BRUCE HARDT Pima Community College dancers will explore spectacular natural and man-made wonders during performances Dec. 7-8. “The dancers and choreography will transport the audience and take them on a journey celebrating magnificent wonders created by God and mankind,” director Aurora Gonçalves-Shaner said via email. “Wonders of the World” […]

The last horoscope

The last horoscope

Transcribed by THOMAS F. JOHNSON In a lonely alley, written on human flesh, inked in inhuman blood by an unknown author, we found a dire warning of things to come. It is a warning we feel we must show the world. With great tremulousness, we give you: Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) First it will get […]