Day: March 10, 2016

THE WORD: What was your worst spring break experience?

March 10, 2016

Photos and interviews by S. Paul Bryan  

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Nursing program changes

March 10, 2016

NAU negotiating moving facilities to West Campus By EDDIE CELAYA Northern Arizona University and Pima Community College are in the final stages of negotiating a lease that would move NAU’s nursing degree program to PCC West Campus. “This is a phenomenal opportunity,” Vice Chancellor of Facilities Bill Ward said. “This is an opportunity to bring […]

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Tucson Book Festival serves literary treats

March 10, 2016

By DAVID PUJOL The eighth annual Tucson Festival of Books will feature enticing literary exhibits, hundreds of authors and tons of books. The festival will run March 12-13 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the University of Arizona. The festival is free and open to the public. The popular event is the fourth largest […]

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HOROSCOPE

March 10, 2016

By DAVID PUJOL Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Your imagination is incredibly vibrant, Pisces. You will need to make a choice soon. You have big dreams so don’t set them aside. Aries (March 21-April 19) You’ve sent away your inner child, Aries. Remember to dance and sing. Because you are so set on everyone only seeing […]

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‘THE MUSIC MAN’ Youth group stages classic musical

March 10, 2016

By ALYSSA RAMER Performers with Christian Youth Theatre work closely with mentors to gain vocal and acting practice, putting on five shows per year across the greater Tucson area. The company’s production of “The Music Man” will take place March 18-20 at Pima Community College’s Proscenium Theatre, located on West Campus in the Center for […]

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Deadline nears for juried show submissions

March 10, 2016

By ALYSSA RAMER Pima Community College students can submit artwork for consideration in the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery. Artists should drop off their pieces at the gallery in the Center for the Arts on West Campus on March 21-24 from 10 a.m-4 p.m. The juried show will run […]

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MEN’S GOLF: Aztecs finishe second while hosting Invitational

March 10, 2016

By BRYAN OROZCO The Pima Community College men’s golf team finished in second place when it hosted the PCC Invitational at Silverbell Golf Course on Feb. 28-29. South Mountain Community College from Phoenix took first place. The Aztecs finished the tournament with a two-day score of 563, earning a score of 281 in the first […]

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Young family battles rare Rett Syndrome

March 10, 2016

By S. PAUL BRYAN Pima Community College student Ciara Martinez and her family have lived with the ups and downs of Rett Syndrome for almost three years. Martinez’ daughter, Isis, was diagnosed with the rare postnatal neurological disorder at age 3 in 2013. “I like to say she put the ‘Rett’ in pretty,” Martinez says. […]

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Expenditure bill moves forward

March 10, 2016

By EDDIE CELAYA  Pima Community College and the state’s other community colleges are one step closer to being able to use new baseline data to calculate expenditure limitations. SB 1322 passed the House Government and Higher Education Committee on March 3 by a vote of 5-2. There were two abstentions. The bill would allow the […]

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Student art on display

March 10, 2016

By MELINA CASILLAS Works by Pima Community College visual art students will be on display through March 25 at the Student Visual Art Gallery, located at West Campus on the second floor of the Santa Rita building. Gallery displays include work by Louis Carlos Bernal 2016 scholarship recipients Susan Marvin, Tony Polzer, Adrian Vargas, Karima Walker, […]

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Redington: Two hikes, one pass

March 10, 2016

By D.R. WILLIAMS Only a short drive out of the city limits, Redington Pass offers a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of Tucson. It’s the bridge between the Santa Catalina and Rincon mountain ranges and is a piece of paradise for hikers, bikers, day dreamers and nature lovers of all ages. Follow Tanque […]

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Writing workshop scheduled

March 10, 2016

By MELINA CASILLAS Pima Community College will host a creative writing workshop with an emphasis on poetry March 25-27. The weekend workshop will focus on blending the storytelling composition of prose with poetry. Instructor Aisha Sabatini Sloan is a published author whose work digs deeply into intense, meaningful topics of poetry and prose. “She is […]

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Season ends with loss to South Mountain

March 10, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The No. 3 Pima Community College men’s basketball team saw its season end March 2 after a 96-81 loss in the Region I, Division II semifinal game at No. 2 seeded South Mountain Community College. It was the third consecutive year that the Aztecs were eliminated in the semifinal game. South Mountain […]

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TRACK AND FIELD: Logo finishes second at nationals

March 10, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams notched top-20 finishes March 4-5 at the NJCAA Indoor National Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C. The men’s team finished in15th place out of 27 teams with a total of 17 points. Sophomore Amanuel Logo had a good day, earning 12 of […]

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ROAD TRIP: Five getaways for spring break

March 10, 2016

  By KATTA MAPES Ah, spring break. The weather is at its finest in Tucson. You’ve got the time, so here are five road trips in Southern Arizona for you to take each day of the break. 1. Tubac and Tumacacori Head south on Interstate 19 towards Nogales. After you pass Green Valley, you will […]

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