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Keeping good company

Keeping good company

Going on four years, Fourth Avenue’s Generation Cool continues to feed on customers’ nostalgia by selling vintage goods Story and photos by ARMANDO HARMON As you get older, sometimes you forget how it feels to be a kid. Everyone has had that special toy, or those pair of sneakers you saved months and months of allowance to […]

Brain food

Brain food

New contract with Follett may bring improvements to PCC cafeteria and bookstore By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO When the October meeting adjourned, Follett had been guaranteed another four-year stay at Pima Community College. Follett has been occupying the bookstore for over 20 years, yet the company only recently obtained a foothold inside the cafeteria. The company has […]

Letter from the editor: Legalize and realize

Letter from the editor: Legalize and realize

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Among the controversial issues that clutter news outlets, I want to take the time to explore one that has gone under the radar for some, if not most.: medicinal marijuana. When Proposition 205 was introduced, there were outcries of why the drug should be legalized in Arizona. Arguments included generating profits for […]

AZTEC CALENDAR Oct. 19- Nov. 2

AZTEC CALENDAR Oct. 19- Nov. 2

CAMPUS EVENTS Oct. 23-26: Downtown Campus Pumpkin patch – Show off your carving in this free event at Downtown Campus, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. all ages welcome       Oct. 25: Unity Day and Bullying Awareness – Get educated and bring awareness to bullying trends and how to help, East Campus cafeteria, free Oct. 26-31: […]

New agreement with Green Valley property

New agreement with Green Valley property

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ A new operating agreement for a Green Valley facility was approved Sept. 12 by the Pima Community College Governing Board. The agreement gives operational control to Pima County, where before it was a jointly operated performing arts and learning center. “The county and the college have been strong partners at the site […]

The Word: Should NFL players be required to stand for the national anthem before games?

The Word: Should NFL players be required to stand for the national anthem before games?

THIS ISSUE’S WORD IS IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT ANTHEM PROTESTS BY NFL PLAYERS, CREATING NATIONWIDE CONTROVERSY STORY AND PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN AT EAST CAMPUS Samba Jarju “I don’t think at all that players should be required to stand for the national anthem. As a veteran, I recognize that this protest isn’t about disrespecting […]

Goal oriented: Women's soccer dominates with six-game streak

Goal oriented: Women’s soccer dominates with six-game streak

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN With only two games remaining in the regular season, the Pima Community College women’s soccer team have put themselves in an ideal situation heading into the season finale and regional tournament. Only the top six teams in the region are invited to the regional tournament, with the top two seeds both receiving […]

PIMA NEWS

PIMA NEWS

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO PCC celebrates adjunct faculty Pima Community College will honor their adjunct faculty that have been with PCC for 10, 20 and 30 years. On Friday, Dec. 1, adjunct faculty and six guests of their choice will be able to go to the Pima Air and Space Museum for a complimentary tour, activities […]

Aztecs struggle through end of season

Aztecs struggle through end of season

By ARMANDO HARMON It’s been rough for Pima football as they lost two straight. Things could turn around, however, as the team hits the road for two consecutive weeks.   Oct. 14: PCC 21, Snow College 37   The Aztecs of Pima Community College football team (2-5, 0-4 in WSFL) put up a fight with […]

Pima fails to close season on a high

Pima fails to close season on a high

By KYLE MCDANIEL October 13 was the last road game for Pima this season as they come home for the final four games. This is just what the doctor ordered for the Aztecs as they have struggled mightily on the road. Pima will hope to end the season on a high note with this homestand, […]

Former Olympic coach returns

Former Olympic coach returns

By RENE ESCOBAR As the Major League Baseball season begins its final stretch, the Aztecs’ baseball season is beginning to take shape. New head coach Rich Alday looks forward to leading a Pima Community College baseball program into a new era, where players are molded into well-rounded men. “For my ball players, it will always […]

One in the same: amateurism and college basketball

One in the same: amateurism and college basketball

By KYLE MCDANIEL The black cloud is descending on men’s college basketball, and it is merely the beginning. When the FBI released its findings Sept. 26 announcing the arrests of multiple college basketball assistant coaches, the world seemed to stop. When Emanuel “Book” Richardson from the University of Arizona was named as one of the […]

Aztecs end season with win at home

Aztecs end season with win at home

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College Aztecs have had a successful season on paper. Currently the Aztecs are 12-0-2 in their last 14 games. The Aztecs even closed off the regular season with an 8-0-2 record at Kino Stadium.   Oct.12: PCC 1, Glendale CC 0   The Aztecs (14-1-3) eager to finish the […]

PCC instructor recipient of award

PCC instructor recipient of award

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Pima Community College administrator, Irene Robles-Lopez was surprised when her colleagues nominated her for the National Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Region VI award.  The nomination in itself was rewarding even more so when she grabbed the win. “Anybody who knows me knows that I’m pretty quiet and focused on my […]

Bruno continues stellar run for PCC

Bruno continues stellar run for PCC

By RENE ESCOBAR Top-10 finishes for both men’s and women’s cross country in southern California.   Oct. 14: Mt. San Antonio Community College Invitational   The PCC cross-country teams competed in Walnut, CA on Saturday, Oct. 14, as part of the Mt. SAC CC Invitational. The women’s team finished in third place out of 14 […]