Day: November 16, 2017

Aztecs fail to win a conference game

November 16, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON Even with the dissapointing end to the season, PCC honors 11 players with postseason awards With the final two games of the season the Aztecs put the fans on the edges of their seats, where they would fall short in a double OT shootout on their home finale in Game 1. Freshman […]

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Top ten worst commandments

November 16, 2017

By ALEX DE LEON Before there was Jesus, there was Moses, the OG. Turning water into wine? Pfffft. Moses parts seas. So it makes sense that this Old Testament badass would be the bearer of almighty knowledge from on high. But like a bag full of iPods, these Ten Commandments seem to have outlived their […]

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AZTEC Horoscope

November 16, 2017

By ALEX DE LEON Aquarius (January 20-February 18) You and your SO seem to be arguing a lot lately. Try raising your voice. It will help them and anyone in the vicinity understand you better. Pisces (February 19-March 20) Not making the grade? Wait until the last possible minute to do your assignments. The older […]

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PCC earns another postseason berth

November 16, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College Men’s soccer team’s road to championship glory has been one to remember The pinnacle moment being when the Aztecs created history on Oct. 19 with its first ever ACCAC conference championship. “I’m honestly still speechless,” freshman Ricky Flores said. “The best feeling in the world to know the […]

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BEST BETS

November 16, 2017

By VANESA BARNETT All of our best bets will be held around Thanksgiving and are family friendly. Dia de las Luchas with Mission Creeps  Experience a night of luchador wrestling and Latin music featuring special musical guest star Mission Creeps. The event will take place Nov. 18 at the Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St. […]

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Men’s Basketball: Strong group returns

November 16, 2017

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Coming into 2017-2018 after their best season in years, the Pima Community College men’s basketball team is looking to a solid group of returning players and a couple of key additions to build on the program’s success last season. In 2016-2017, the Aztecs went 22-13 and were good enough to reach the […]

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The West Files The Thing: Mystery of the Desert

November 16, 2017

The fourth story in a series on Arizona legends, unsolved mysteries and ghost towns Photo and Story by Michela Wilson We’ve all seen the signs as we’re driving through the desolate landscape east of Tucson, counting down the miles until we reach The Thing. The billboards encourage us to take Exit 322, 17 miles east […]

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A dangerous escape

November 16, 2017

Rising opiate usage means helping the addicts through their trials, not throwing them in jail and letting them rot in a By KYLE MCDANIEL The opiate epidemic plaguing America right now is a true problem. I know from firsthand experience, as I was addicted for a few years. I don’t want to make this political, […]

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STOMPING GROUNDS: D&D welcomes pinball wizards

November 16, 2017

Stories and Photos By RENE ESCOBAR The pings and dings of the dazzling lights are still reminiscent of childhood. Down Seventh Street off Fourth Avenue, lies a collection of pinball machines. Owners Robert Nobel and Connie Negley have been running D&D Pinball for the past four years. Passed on from two friends, Nobel and Negley have […]

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Women’s basketball rebounds after opening loss

November 16, 2017

Photo and Story by ARMANDO HARMON The  Pima Community College women’s basketball team is coming into the season looking to dominate. Last season, the Aztecs ended with an overall record of 23-8 and 16-6 in conference play. The Aztecs averaged 81.7 points per game with shooting 40.8 percent from the field. The Aztecs fell short […]

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AZTEC CALENDAR Nov. 16-Dec. 6

November 16, 2017

CAMPUS EVENTS Nov. 16: Scholarships Recipients and International Students –  Student Art Gallery Exhibit, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. A-248, West Campus Nov. 16: STEM Club meeting –  All students welcome; no sign-up required. 3:30-5 p.m. 02-201 Conference Room, East Campus Nov. 16: “The Vocal Clarinet”- PCC Music presents Michael Thrasher and Judy Biondini, 7-8 p.m. West […]

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College football playoff rankings take shape

November 16, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON With the college football season coming to a close, it is still a little too early to tell which teams are going to make the top four to compete in the playoffs. In college football, you have those favorites like Southeastern Conference powerhouse University of Alabama, which has been in the playoffs […]

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Alternative learning

November 16, 2017

Photos and story by MICHELA WILSON Eugene Trester has a message for teachers everywhere: Stop lecturing. Your students are bored, and they don’t remember what you say, anyway. Trester, who has a Ph.D. in adult learning theory and cultural anthropology, advocates a different approach to teaching that’s nothing short of a revolution. “We’re ready for a […]

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The man behind Pima’s soccer success

November 16, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Navigating across town from sports complex to park with soccer equipment in tow is the seemingly never-ending routine for Dave Cosgrove, Pima Community College men’s soccer head coach. Cosgrove never expected to have a life centered around coaching at Kino Stadium, then driving 20-plus minutes to coach practice for his under-18 youth […]

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Pima welcomes Becalos Grant students

November 16, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON In May, Pima Community College submitted a proposal for the Secretariat of Education SEP-Belcalos-Santander Universidades International Program. Otherwise known as the Becalos grant, this grant allows students from Mexico to have the opportunity to enroll and take courses at PCC. At the start of the semester, 75 students were enrolled at the […]

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