Day: April 21, 2016

Aztecs finish with victory

April 21, 2016

By D.R. WILLIAMS The Aztecs finished the regular season on a high note with a victory against Paradise Valley Community College bringing their season record to 4-7 (2-4 in conference play.) Freshman Dalton Reisig was the difference in the 5-4 win, taking the No. 2 singles match in two long sets 7-5, 6-4. Freshman Marc […]

Read More

Aztecs set qualifiers at Mesa meet

April 21, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College track and field teams set seven new national qualifiers and improved in six others in the Mesa Classic on April 8. In women’s competition, freshman Hannah Bartz earned her third national qualifying mark with a fifth-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 36-feet, 2 […]

Read More

Pima avoids series sweeps

April 21, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball squad (28-20, 15-17 in ACCAC) earned a series split against the No. 8 ranked Mesa Community College at home on April 16. In the first game against the Thunderbirds, PCC was shutout despite a lone hit by freshman Anthony Felix who hit an infield single in the […]

Read More

Athletic Voice: Which NBA team was best ever?

April 21, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR. and JASON WEIR We could write all day about the greatest team in NBA history, but let’s get right to the point. CM: As a fan, I never thought a team would look as dominant as the Golden State Warriors this season. It has to be the greatest team of all […]

Read More

Golf: Women head to nationals; 2nd in ACCAC

April 21, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College women’s golf team participated in their final tournament of the season April 18-19. Freshman Desiree Hong had a solid outing winning her fourth individual tournament. She shot a three-over par 73 in the first round and a two-under par 68. She finished with a two-day total of […]

Read More

Women’s Tennis: PCC women looking ahead to postseason

April 21, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (11-5, 6-2 in ACCAC) closed out the regular season in dominating fashion as it earned a shutout win at Paradise Valley Community College on April 12. Freshman Kelsey Brown shutout her opponent at No. 1 singles winning 6-0, 6-0. Freshman Samantha Ruth defeated her opponent […]

Read More

Men’s Golf: Men finish season in tie with EAC

April 21, 2016

By BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College men’s golf team closed out the regular season finishing in second place for the fourth consecutive time. The Aztecs tied with Eastern Arizona College with a two-round total of 571 (286-285) at the Scottsdale Community College Invitational. Eastern Arizona also took second with a score of 571 (279-292). South […]

Read More

FOWL PLAY: Female players deserve equal pay

April 21, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER No matter who you are and what you do, wage discrimination is wrong. Unfortunately, you could be the best person in a professional occupation, including sports, and still be significantly underpaid because of your gender. Five members of the United States Women’s National Team filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation […]

Read More

PCC students take top honors

April 21, 2016

By MICHEAL ROMERO Through hard work on campus and in the community, 12 Pima Community College students have been named to the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team. They were recognized for the accolade by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Each student receives two-year tuition waivers for any public university in Arizona, as well as scholarships […]

Read More

Provost recognized for work ethic

April 21, 2016

By BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College Acting Provost Dolores Duran-Cerda received a presidential citation award from the League of United Latin American Citizens at the 27th annual LULAC Educational Awards and Scholarships Banquet on April 14. “It is her strong commitment and dedicated service in the field of higher education as well as her strong […]

Read More

PCCTV provides videography coverage

April 21, 2016

By ALYSSA RAMER Two Pima Community College employees work on editing video, each in a different control room of the TV studio at Community Campus, 401 N. Bonita Ave. Conrad Mendez works on a show called “The Set List,” which spotlights performances by local musicians in the studio. Dan Coonts works on other projects. Their […]

Read More

3-D creature sculptures wow viewers

April 21, 2016

By B.M. BAILER Amid the deadly serious portraits carefully rendered in charcoal and acrylic … starkly beautiful black-and-white photography … and painstakingly constructed woven artwork on display in the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, you’ll also find two scar-covered sculptures that appear to have muscled their way in from a seedier dimension. One of them – […]

Read More

Sports Briefs: Men’s basketball player signs with Point Loma

April 21, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER Pima Community College men’s basketball sophomore guard Yusuf Shehata has signed a national letter of intent to continue his collegiate career at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif. Shehata anchored Pima’s offense to a 17-14 overall record this season, its best ACCAC conference record since 2000-01. The Aztecs made their […]

Read More

FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR LECTURE Physician to discuss diabetes research

April 21, 2016

By S. PAUL BRYAN Bow-tied  Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Reginald N. Oputa shows his kindness with a welcoming handshake and a smile. Dr. Oputa, a Nigerian endocrinologist, is enjoying his tenure in Arizona and says he’s looking forward to his upcoming lecture on diabetes. He will discuss “Diabetes Mellitus: A Global Epidemic with a Potential Solution” on […]

Read More