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Growing up is scary: a review of "It"

Growing up is scary: a review of “It”

Truthfully terrifying, endearingly real and not what  moviegoers might expect from a scary movie By ALEX DE LEÓN I knew little about “It” prior to viewing. The basic premise: killer clown. Got it. Beyond the killer clown, I knew that it was based on a Stephen King novel and that it had previously been adapted […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By C. EDWARDS Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) The stars have spoken, and it’s said that your communication skills are improving due to your willingness to learn and adventure into the unknown. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Life seems to be one big ball of stress with a small shimmer of light. Keep your head up, follow […]

Best Bets: Sept. 21-Oct. 4

Best Bets: Sept. 21-Oct. 4

Compiled by KATELYN ROBERTS Issue 2 brings us just the beginning of Arizona’s fall events. We barely skim the first three days of October when our next issue comes out on the 4th. We’re not quite in full fall frenzy mode, which means we have a lot to look forward to. That will be next issue, […]

The West Files: Part 1

The West Files: Part 1

The first of a multi-part series on Arizona legends, unsolved mysteries and ghost towns by Michela Wilson   At the end of their honeymoon, Glen and Bessie were to emerge as celebrities. Instead, they didn’t emerge at all. Glen Hyde was 29, a tall and thin Idaho potato farmer. Bessie Haley was a petite 22-year-old, a San […]

Cross Country: Aztecs sprint into the finals

Cross Country: Aztecs sprint into the finals

By RENE ESCOBAR Pima Community College Aztecs Cross Country, had a sub-spectacular day against stiff competition Sept. 15 in the Dave Murray Invitational. The women’s team finished the day in fourth place as freshman Katherine Bruno completed the 2.5-mile race in 22nd place with a time of 16 minutes, 2 seconds. Freshman Sionna Johnson took […]

Volleyball team splits before tough road stretch

Volleyball team splits before tough road stretch

By KYLE MCDANIEL Over the next six games Pima will go 3-3, finishing 2-2 at the Scottsdale Classic Tournament. Throughout the tournament the team did an excellent job rallying together, and not giving up on any point during the matches with multiple come from behind rallies. The team needed to come out on the positive […]

Men's Soccer: Championship not far for Aztecs

Men’s Soccer: Championship not far for Aztecs

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (6-1-1) had a rocky start to its season, but now they’ve been showing competitors that they’re Region I title material. The Aztecs proved they were a force to be reckoned with in an 8-0 victory against South Mountain CC in their second game of the […]

Passion of the Chris

Passion of the Chris

Pima standout Chris Cooper causes deep impact  By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The referee blows the whistle in Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium to signal the start of the game. The nerves leading up to the game disappear, and Pima Community sophomore Chris Cooper’s mind is locked on getting the ball in the net. “I’m just in the […]

Football: Aztecs see red after playing Matadors

Football: Aztecs see red after playing Matadors

By ARMANDO HARMON Aztecs fail to upset as the No.1 team takes over in the fourth. PCC 17, Arizona Western College 34 The Aztecs of Pima Community College (1-2) couldn’t hold it together against the Matadors of Arizona Western College (2-0), the No. 1 team in the nation. Big plays from the Matadors gave them […]

After shaky start, PCC women's soccer picks up steam

After shaky start, PCC women’s soccer picks up steam

Photo and story by CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN After a couple of early season losses, Pima Community College dropped out of the latest NJCAA Top 20 Poll, which was released Sept. 12. The Aztecs received some votes to be included in the top 20, but it wasn’t enough to garner a national ranking. It wasn’t all bad […]

TOP TEN

TOP TEN

By ALEX FRUECHTENICHT There’s nothing like a deep, well-written character to bring a show from being good to great, and anime has more than its fair share of them. While many anime have their main character take center stage, we can’t forget about everyone else in the show who helps the main character grow. While […]

Stomping Grounds: Creative Juice

Stomping Grounds: Creative Juice

Paint by tumblers: Art classes will get your ‘Creative Juice’ flowing Story & Photos by PJ REGOLE Sometimes people become so focused on their everyday routine that they seem to ignore the fact that they have become numb. Chellie Krajnak and Kristina Valencia decided to thaw that numbness and open Creative Juice, a paint-and-sip business in […]

The danger of being an EMT

The danger of being an EMT

By ALEX DE LEÓN My heart is a rock that drops into my gut. The tingling of tiny needles jabs at my fingers. The tingling cascades like the rapping of splayed hands across a piano, up my arms to my shoulders, across my chest and downward, to my waist and my knees and wraps around […]

Guest Column: Get lost in translation

Guest Column: Get lost in translation

By JERRY H. GILL Philosophy Instructor Immersing yourself in a culture and language versus simply studying one provides countless benefits. For example, to say the languages I learned in an academic setting — French, German and Spanish — did not result in fluency would be an understatement. On the other hand, I learned three other […]

Pretty Tied Up

Pretty Tied Up

By S. PAUL BRYAN   Dear Pretty Tied Up, I broke up with my boyfriend a few months ago, and right after, he texted me a lot. I had to ignore him for awhile just to get over things, or else I knew I’d get back together with him if we started talking again. Now, […]