Day: April 21, 2016

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Two bands deliver unique mix of underground rock and metal

April 21, 2016

By TRAVIS BRAASCH While many tours feature lineups of musicians playing within the same genre, Napalm Death and the Melvins have decided to challenge each other’s fan bases by touring together around the world. “We have all been friends for a long time,” Melvins’ drummer Dale Crover said. “We are fans of each other’s music […]

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Top 10: TOP 10 Poetic entries from William Stanford

April 21, 2016

By D.R. WILLIAMS With the polarizing atmosphere in today’s society, it’s time we take a moment to appreciate the words of William Stanford, one of the great American poets of the 20th century. Stanford spent four years in conscientious objectors’ camps in California, Arkansas and Illinois during World War II. Afterward, he grew intellectually but […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Too many movies, not enough readers

April 21, 2016

By BRYAN OROZCO With 37 Marvel comic book movies since 2000 and 13 more to come in the next four years, it is easy to say that the superhero genre has taken over the film industry.   The debate of how much the films stay true to the source material is always being uttered somewhere, […]

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PCC bill signed into law

April 21, 2016

By EDDIE CELAYA Pima Community College and other state community colleges will gain more flexible access to funds already raised. SB 1322 passed the Arizona State House on March 21 by a vote of 39-18.  There were three abstentions.  The bill went to Governor Doug Ducey’s desk, where he signed it into law on March […]

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