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Top 10: Best Hiking Trails

Top 10: Best Hiking Trails

Story and photos by CONNOR BROWN Tucson is home to some amazing hiking trails. Head out in almost any direction, and you can find a meandering path through the desert or a strenuous journey that is more rock climbing than hiking. Because there are so many choices in Tucson, it might be hard to choose […]

‘Priscilla’ sparks the arts parade

‘Priscilla’ sparks the arts parade

By ERIK MEDINA Last fall, the Center for the Arts at Pima Community College held events ranging from performances to exhibits, including the Sabbatical Exhibit, the Popol Vuh production and musical ensembles. “Last semester, events were very successful,” said Carol Carder, marketing and public relations director for the CFA. “We brought a lot people to […]

Trans-Atlantic opens Bernal 2018

Trans-Atlantic opens Bernal 2018

By ERIK MEDINA The Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery presents the first exhibit of 2018: “The Trans-Atlantic Fusion” exhibit, curated by David Andres. Hosted at the Bernal Gallery at Pima Community College’s West Campus, the exhibit runs through March 9. The gallery is free and open to the public. The gallery is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. […]

Aztec  Horoscope

Aztec Horoscope

By NORA THOMPSON Aries (March 21-April 19) Are you an organ donor? If you’re not, now is time to become one. Seriously, don’t waste a second. Taurus (April 20-May 20) This week is a great time to make some new friends. Smile and wave at someone you don’t know. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Be wary […]

Renting vs. owning a travel home

Renting vs. owning a travel home

By JUSTINA ZIEGLER An education is expensive, but it can never be taken away from you. Many students work extra hard to afford one, with rent being their next highest expense. Every year they pour thousands of dollars into renting an apartment or home that they will never own. It can be taken away quite […]

This is U.S.: Making America great again

This is U.S.: Making America great again

By RENE ESCOBAR Democracy is a system of government by the whole population. As citizens of the United States, we have a say on who we elect into office. As voters and taxpayers, we are the people our political officials work for. As their employer, we should be able to remove any elected official. Our […]

Thoughts on comedians #MeToo incident

Thoughts on comedians #MeToo incident

By ALEX DE LEON Last year’s revelation of film mogul Harvey Weinstein’s rampant sexual predation was nothing short of a bomb dropped on Hollywood. The shockwaves have circumnavigated the globe and given rise to a movement called #MeToo. Women and men everywhere have stepped forward to tell their stories, bringing down the likes of actor […]

OER program turns page on textbooks

OER program turns page on textbooks

By: Nora Thompson Imagine a world where textbooks are free. Pima Community College is getting closer to that reality by offering a number of online and classroom courses that don’t require students to purchase textbooks. OER textbooks, or Open Educational Resources, is a collection of materials that falls under Creative Commons licensing and is free […]

Student wins national award By: Justina Ziegler

Student wins national award By: Justina Ziegler

Pima Community College student Ana Chavarin won the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) Adult Learner of the Year award on Jan. 17. “When I was nominated, it was a surprise to me,” Chavarin said. “I’m not a person who does things for rewards or recognition; I do things because it’s in my heart or […]

Aztecs get the spring ball rolling

Aztecs get the spring ball rolling

BY RENE ESCOBAR Play ball! Aztec baseball is back, looking forward to the new year putting behind a 30-26 season. With a new year, comes new opportunities. The Aztecs are looking for success in a stout freshman class and the leadership of the second-year returners. Hall of Fame head coach Rich Alday says the team […]

Dominance continues for Aztecs

Dominance continues for Aztecs

By ARMANDO HARMON The women’s basketball team continue its reign as they push toward the second half of the season, as it looks to get further than last year. Pima is ranked No. 8 in the NJCAA Divion II poll. With an overall record of 18-5 and averaging 81.6 points per game, these Aztecs aren’t […]

New position takes on diversity

New position takes on diversity

By Nicholas Trujillo It was a plan that was already three years in the making. Pima Community College started talking about its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan in hopes to be an “extension of the College’s ongoing Strategic Planning Process …,” according to the executive summary of the plan. Hilda Ladner, the new diversity and […]

HELP for a GED and HSE tests

HELP for a GED and HSE tests

By: Kyle McDaniel If you sit and think for a moment, I bet you know people who are preparing to get their GED (General Education Development) or HSE (High School Equivalency). What I would like you to do is to ask them have they heard about Adult Basic Education for College and Career. To be […]

PIMA BRIEFS

PIMA BRIEFS

By: Aztec Press Staff Clinco up next for BOG chairman The Board of Govenors has a change in its roster for the coming year. Demion Clinco is up next to take the mantel. “Pima County College board are terms for six years, and ever year per the by-laws, there is an election for the chairmen […]

Flair from Adair drives softball

Flair from Adair drives softball

By KYLE MCDANIEL Coming into the 2017-2018 season, softball coach Armando Quiroz and the Aztecs have high hopes. With eight returning starters and 11 new players, they will look to do better than the two straight losses that knocked the team out of the playoffs last year. If the Aztecs want to top last season, […]