Year: 2018

Question: How can we make our schools safer from gun violence?

April 18, 2018

Interviews AND Photos By Eric Teel At West Campus          

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PCC acquires lobby firm services

April 18, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS Pima Community College has entered into a three year contract with the lobbying firm of Bracy Tucker Brown and Valanzano for an annual sum of $84,000. The cost is a flat monthly retainer of $7000 for the services of a six person team at BTBV. “PCC has used contract lobbyists for a […]

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Smash ‘N’ Grab: The new land policy

April 13, 2018

By: JOE GIDDENS   I visited an unmarked grave off U.S Route 18 in South Dakota. Had to cross a few cattle guards and hop some barbed wire, but I made my pilgrimage in October 2016. I could only think of the urban legend of someone ending up in a bathtub missing their kidneys.   […]

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Top Ten Ice Age Mammals of Southern Arizona

April 12, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS The San Pedro Valley, local caves and public lands are excellent sources of the remains of extinct large mammals.  Giant Bison – The national mammal, the bison, has a long history in this country. They experienced near extinction from over exploitation by European settlers followed by recovery.  Though many may not know […]

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Arizona House bills that could affect Pima Community College

April 12, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Several bills recently have passed the Arizona House and have moved into the Senate. If passed, they could affect Pima Community College and its students. They were brought up at the most recent board meeting by Chancellor Lee Lambert.   • HB 2172: The non-lethal weapons bill has passed the house, and it’s […]

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The Word: What are rules to follow when you are on a date?

April 12, 2018

INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY MICHELLE TRUJILLO AT WEST AND DESERT VISTA CAMPUSES Daniel Gonzalez AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING “Just be respectable towards the person you’re with. People like that.” Emmanuel Benjamin PHYSIOLOGY “Dress neatly and have a plan. Don’t take her to the movies, that’s a third date thing. Go someplace you can interact. Make it fun […]

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Danny Howe: former convict, current activist

April 12, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON When he was 18 years old, Danny Howe was facing 68 years in prison.  Today he is a free man, who has his rights restored, is married with two children and is an outspoken member of the community who advocates for people that are in his former situation.   “I had a […]

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Aztecs reignite fire after four-game losing streak

April 12, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO and KYLE MCDANIEL On its way to post-season play, the Pima Community College softball team is currently on a two-for-six run in its recent games. The Aztecs pulled out a winning sweep against GateWay and Scottsdale community colleges, but felt a crushing defeats against its other three opponents. April 10: Game 1-PCC […]

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‘Dance Fusion’ production blooms

April 12, 2018

By ERIC TEEL On April 27, get ready to enter Pima Community College Dance’s new spring production, “Dance Fusion.” Featuring a record number of works by students, “Dance Fusion” incorporates hip hop, modern, contemporary and elements of burlesque into a creative package.  One thing that sets “Dance Fusion” apart from other dance productions is the […]

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The lives behind the PCC All-Arizona Scholars

April 12, 2018

By CONNOR BROWN The All Arizona Academic Scholarship gives students two years of paid tuition to their choice of an Arizona university. Eleven Pima Community College students were chosen this year to receive the scholarship. These are five of the winners and their stories on what pushed them to achieve this prestigious honor. Lauren Easter […]

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Best Bets

April 12, 2018

Complied by Eric Teel April 20-30: Pima County Fair Pima County Fairgrounds A staple of Tucson is almost back again with the annual Pima County Fair. The fair also will have special performances as is tradition. This year, Ja Rule and Ashanti will be performing on April 26. Only admission is needed to watch the […]

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Aztec Horoscope

April 12, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR Aries (March 21 – April 19): Don’t question it. Just go with it; there might be a surprise. It’s up to you to like it or not. Taurus (April 20 – May 21): Stop being so stubborn. Just go with the flow — what’s the worst that can happen? Gemini (May 22 […]

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Connie’s colorful canvases featured

April 12, 2018

Periwinkle blue. That’s what you could thank when you look at Connie Nicholson’s art.  The Pima Community College student, who counted her crayon box and family as motivators to study art, recently was selected to be showcased at the Bernal Gallery Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit at the Center for the Arts at West Campus. […]

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Aztecs get into foul territory

April 12, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR April 10. Game 1: PCC 4, Arizona Christian University 2 The Aztecs held off a late surge from Arizona Christian to take therst game of the doubleheader atWest Campus on April 10. Sophomore Jose Contreras threwve scoreless innings as he pickedup the win (4-3). He gave up 4 hits with 3 strikeouts […]

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The lactation station: the breast way to pump

April 12, 2018

By Michelle Trujillo   Finding the lactation room at any one of the Pima Community College campuses isn’t that difficult. Finding out details about the rooms, however, proves to be much harder. After contacting three people at Student Life, emailing and calling Human Resources, additional details were scant at best. Having a baby in college […]

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