Month: February 2018

Trans-Atlantic opens Bernal 2018

February 8, 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. […]

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Revolutionary Coffee Shop

February 8, 2018

PHOTOS AND STORY  By ERIC TEEL Take an espresso, mix it with Che Guevara books and poetry nights, and you get Revolutionary Grounds Books and Coffee.   Located at 606 N. Fourth Ave., the Revolutionary Grounds is a center of Tucsonan activist culture.  The shop offers a range of progressive literature with sections devoted to […]

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Pima Awarded 100K Strong Grant

February 8, 2018

By CONNOR BROWN Pima Community College has been awarded a grant to help students “have the experience of a lifetime” by studying abroad at the Instituto Tecnológico de Hermosillo (ITH). The grant is provided by 100,000 Strong in the Americas, an innovation fund that seeks to “fuel strategic new partnerships among higher education institutions in […]

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Student wins national award

February 8, 2018

Story and photo by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College student Ana Chavarin won the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) Adult Learner of the Year award. “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 […]

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Men’s and women’s golf tee off the new season

February 8, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR, CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN MICHELLE TRUJILLO The Pima women’s golf team had its first tournament, the South Mountain Community College Invitational, Feb 5 at Villa De Paz Golf in Phoenix.  Last season, the Pima Community College women’s golf team ended the season on a high note.  The women kicked off their 2017 season at […]

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Alex’s take

February 8, 2018

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 […]

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Tobacco-Free campuses coming soon

February 8, 2018

By ARMANDO HARMON Pima Community College is slamming the brakes on the use of tobacco on its campuses by making Pima a tobacco-free college. Pima will go back and rewrite its policy on tobacco use on campus. The proposition wont be brought up to the board till the March meetings. According to Brosky, if things […]

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New position takes on diversity at PCC

February 8, 2018

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 […]

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Japanese Festival returns to Pima

February 8, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS There was a big fight feel hanging in the air at the Pima Community College Downtown Campus, as the crowd cheered and the young squealed with delight as people used traditional Japanese wooden mallets to pulverize the rice in the mortar to make mochi.  Working quickly and bringing the hammers down evenly, […]

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HELP for a GED and HSE tests

February 8, 2018

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 […]

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