Day: November 2, 2017

Local election lowdown

November 2, 2017

By MICHELA WILSON When signs pop up all over town before a local election, many people don’t pay them much attention. After all, Americans statistically have much higher voter turnout during presidential elections. However, this election will affect Tucsonans more directly. For example, we could vote to raise our sales tax from 8.6 to 9.2 […]

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Turnovers cost the Aztecs game vs. No. 2

November 2, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON With two consecutive road games, Pima Community College is coming back home without a win. With a sign of hope, the Aztecs attempted to pull off the comeback against Phoenix College but couldn’t overcome the struggles in the first half. The first game was a rematch against the Matadors of Arizona Western. […]

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Best Bets: All Souls Welcome

November 2, 2017

By Michela Wilson Photos by Aztec Press staff Mariachi Los Camperos From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 3, the Mariachi Los Camperos will perform at Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave. Tickets start at $30. For more information, call 882-8585 or visit tucsonsymphony.org Procession of Little Angels From 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, the […]

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Dental programs with bite

November 2, 2017

A $3.25 million grant has yielded crowning achievements in dental programs at PCC’s West Campus Photos and story by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College’s West Campus received a Title V grant four years ago, worth $3.25 million over five years, to renovate its dental programs. As of September, construction has been completed. The Dental Studies […]

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Pima block party

November 2, 2017

PCC ponders a new scheduling system for students reminiscent of high school By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Block scheduling: This method often is the way high schools dictate what classes students can take on certain days. This type of scheduling format, however, may be coming to Pima Community College. It’s important to note the schedules that PCC […]

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Her piano, his clarinet

November 2, 2017

A duo with reworks of classics and its own music comes to Pima for one night By KATELYN ROBERTS “The Vocal Clarinet” with Michael Thrasher and Judy Biondini will come to Pima Community College’s Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Nov. 16. Thrasher, a clarinetist, and Biondini, a pianist, will take the stage in a […]

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Student council

November 2, 2017

PCC’s Center for the Arts presents a rendition of “Popol Vuh” By KATELYN ROBERTS Pima Community College’s Center for the Arts will present “Popol Vuh: The Story of Seven Macaw,” a retelling of the Mayan creation myth. “Popol Vuh,” created by Kinan and Lakin Valdez for El Teatro Campesino, a theater group founded in 1965, […]

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PCCEA and administration at odds over Meet and Confer

November 2, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Throughout October, the Pima Community College Education Association and the college’s administration have been embroiled in a battle over the administration’s newly revised Board Policy 1.25. BP 1.25 covers Meet and Confer with employee representative groups. Meet and Confer is the yearly negotiation process between the faculty representing PCCEA and the college’s […]

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Halfway through the fall semester, what class is giving you the most stress

November 2, 2017

INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY ARMANDO HARMON AT NORTHWEST CAMPUS Brandon Moore Hotel Restaurant Management “All my classes are treating me well. I got lucky and got hooked up with good teachers, so it’s going.” Jacob Jeppson General Studies “My math class. Usually I don’t stress about the tests we take in that class, but this […]

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Pima takes first at UA’s Eller

November 2, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON The Department of Business and Accounting and the business club at Pima Community College took first place at the sixth annual Arizona Community College Excellence Business Case Competition Oct. 6. The ACCE is a competition that allows students to take on a business case with supporting data and then put together a […]

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Cross-country keeps winning

November 2, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR The women’s cross country team continues to keep stride with its winning ways. The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in the Region I Championships Oct. 29 at Shalimar Country Club in Tempe. The women’s took second place after being narrowly beaten out by Central Arizona College. Freshman […]

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Women of the newsroom, unite

November 2, 2017

By Katelyn Roberts @kateroseroberts In the midst of mass shootings with a lack of response, natural disasters with a lack of relief, and political confusion with a lack of answers, sometimes life feels like an endless battle. With Nazis protesting freely under their First Amendment rights and sexual predators at the top of their game, […]

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Aztecs’ first championship win in 29 years

November 2, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team lost its final regular season match, but still managed to make history with the program’s first-ever ACCAC conference championship. “The credit goes to the players and the coaching staff,” coach Dave Cosgrove said. “Every day everyone showed up and kept working – no matter if […]

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Aztec Calendar Nov. 2-15

November 2, 2017

AZTEC CALENDAR AND PIMA NEWS BRIEFS COMPILED BY AZTEC PRESS STAFFERS Submit listings for free or inexpensive events of interest to the Pima community and around Tucson to us at least one week before publication date to aztecpress@pima.edu. CAMPUS EVENTS Nov. 2: “Sabbatical” reception – 5-7p.m. Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, CFA, West Campus. More info […]

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Horoscope

November 2, 2017

By CLARISSA EDWARDS Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Your optimistic personality has caught someone’s eye. This special someone is ready to treat you like the royalty you are. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Dreams just started becoming a reality. Remember to sometimes come down from the clouds. Aries (March 21-April 19) Times have changed, but the people […]

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