Day: September 7, 2017

I.T. Girl: Cool story, tech bro

September 7, 2017

When I first heard about Google Bro, I was annoyed. Before I read the Google employee’s anonymous letter sent throughout his department at work, I hated him. To me, Google Bro, the recently fired software engineer, was just another dude spouting the same sexist spiel: the lack of women in STEM is due to women […]

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THE WORD: What is the one thing you are looking forward to this semester?

September 7, 2017

Vincent Nagore, Math Right now, I’m just taking a break from all the math and science I do, I’m taking three music courses just to get happy, as long as it doesn’t get too crazy and I don’t put myself through a rigorous schedule.   Helen Nguyen, Undecided I’m really excited to get my life going. […]

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Audit finds holes in PCC police report

September 7, 2017

Following the break-in and attempted suicide at the Pima Community College Downtown Campus, it was clear that security measures needed to be reviewed. On the early morning of July 23, a suspect broke into the PCC Downtown Campus and attempted suicide. Paramedics rushed the man to the hospital. Officials have provided no updates on his […]

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PIMA BRIEFS

September 7, 2017

Donuts with DPS Students can get to know the Pima Community College police of cers in a more casual setting at “Donuts with DPS,” where there will be free donuts and coffee. Questions and concerns that students may have regarding Pima police issues can be addressed at this time. • Downtown Campus: 10 a.m.-noon Sept. […]

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Keep DACA, deport Mattress Firm

September 7, 2017

It’s surprisingly comforting to be back in the newsroom at Pima Community College’s West Campus. Unlike the University of Arizona, the campus here feels like a safe haven with native desert plants, no sports bars, and not an Urban Out tters in sight. This August, I immediately reclaimed my favorite spot in the newsroom, the same […]

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Summer Recap

September 7, 2017

By ALEX DE LEON Pima Community College employees will be getting a raise this fall. The PCC Board of Governors approved the pay increase as part of its 2017-18 budget. Salary scales and wages for faculty and adjunct faculty, as well as for all regular employees will go up 2.5 percent with a continuance of […]

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Best bets

September 7, 2017

Compiled by PJ Regole BINGE WATCH “THE OFFICE” The Loft Cinema will be hosting a binge watching session of “The Office” starting at 9 p.m. Sept. 8. Five episodes of “The Office” will be played, and is open to the general public. The event will be held outside on the Highland Bowl on the University of […]

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New players show promise for the season

September 7, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON After ending last season 3-8, the Pima Community College Aztecs look to turn things around with returning stars like line- backer Francisco Dicochea III and quarterback Justin Martin. LeBronze Allen an out-of-state wide receiver from Louisiana is a new addition to the team.   It all starts with defense. With an average […]

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PRETTY TIED UP: A column about love and sex and (too) much mo

September 7, 2017

By S. PAUL BRYAN Dear Mr. Bryan: My boyfriend of two years, we’ll call him “James”, has been pressuring me to try anal sex. He says my lack of willingness could eventually be a deal- breaker for our relationship. I don’t want to do it, it doesn’t interest me at all…in fact, it scares me…but […]

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National Hypocrisy League

September 7, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR One of American people’s greatest freedoms is the freedom of protest. However, sometimes those who express their right are not truly free. White Nationalists paraded the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, in protest of Confederate monuments being torn down. This caused an uproar among supporters and those that oppose the monuments. At about 9 […]

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Volleyball: Sophomores shine in New Mexico

September 7, 2017

By KYLE MCDANIEL Fresh off winning the National Title over the summer with his Zona 17-1 club volleyball team, Coach Dan Bithell was coming into the season on a high. However, it would be short lived, as his Pima Aztecs would go 1-5 at the New Mexico Military Institute Classic Tournament in Roswell.   Aug. […]

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Hungry for perfection

September 7, 2017

By JUSTINA ZIEGLER One’s eyes have sight but not vision when one’s heart is blind. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, there are about 800 million people worldwide who are hungry. The UNFAO also states about one-third of the world’s food gets thrown away, or about 2.9 trillion pounds a year. That […]

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Women’s Soccer: Expectations high for sophomore laden group

September 7, 2017

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Coming off a successful year in 2016, in which the Aztecs finished with a record of 16-6-1 and reached the NJCAA Region 1 Final, 16-year Pima Community College head coach Kendra Veliz has high expectations heading into the new season. “Considering how we finished last year, losing in the regional final to […]

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Mens Soccer: Aztecs fall in rematch of championship game

September 7, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ This season, the Pima Community College men’s soccer team is looking to leave last season’s bitter playoff disqualification in the past. “We have moved on,” Coach Dave Cosgrove said. “Nothing can be done about it. We just hope to field a good team this year that can challenge for the Region I […]

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Stomping Grounds: Sweet Escape at Sweetwater Wetlands

September 7, 2017

By MICHELA WILSON As you cross the bridge from the parking lot into Sweetwater Wetlands, the feeling of being in a desert quickly disappears. Ponds, surrounded by cattails, are alive with ducks, dragonflies and frogs. You may see a falcon or a heron fly overhead, or a family of bobcats wandering down the path. This […]

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