Day: March 8, 2018

Students hangry for solutions

March 8, 2018

BY JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College students are wondering what is going on with their food services, or lack thereof, at the Northwest, Downtown and East campuses. Before this semester began, those campus cafeterias closed because Follet wasn’t making enough of a profit in the cafeterias to cover their staffing costs. Micah Paul Sherman, student […]

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Where the wild things remain

March 8, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS There’s always has been an air of mystery to French Joe Canyon. Located about 40 miles southeast of Tucson, take Arizona State Highway south toward Kartchner Caverns State and Sierra Vista. The canyon is just under 1.5 miles after Kartchner Caverns State Park. The turnout is hard to spot approaching but it’s […]

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Dylla sprints to success at Indoor Nationals

March 8, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO On March 2 and 3, the Pima Community College track and field team wrapped up the indoor track and field season at the NJCAA Indoor National Championship. The championship meet took place at the Texas Sports Performance Center in Austin, Texas. Sophomore and distance runner Collin Dylla earned 10 points for PCC […]

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Ways to not die on SB2k18

March 8, 2018

By ARMANDO HARMON With spring break around the corner, there are thousands of college students that are trying to get out of town and enjoy their stress- and responsibility-free week. We all know that almost any spring break location is going to include sex, drugs, binge drinking and only God knows what else. You can […]

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Aztec Tennis

March 8, 2018

By ARMANDO HARMON Men’s With the first official match of the season, the Aztecs fell in a tough battle against their rival, Mesa Community College. The Pima Community College men’s tennis team kicked off its regular season against the No. 9-ranked Mesa Community College. The Aztecs fell 8-1. Freshmen Tomothy Ou was the only victor […]

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Letter to the editor: Ready or not, changes are on the horizon for Pima

March 8, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Time and time again, Pima Community College does something that makes its image better and worse at the same time. There have been rumors that East Campus will close. In my previous story, I talked to Chancellor Lee Lambert, and he said that East Campus will not close. It does, however, beg […]

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Pima creates a new partnership in the south

March 8, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Santa Cruz County has the lowest socioeconomic standing in Arizona, yet it has the highest high school graduation rate in Southern Arizona. The name doesn’t ring a bell for many students north of Nogales city, but it’s on the radar for Pima Community College. “We have some of the most beautiful aspects, […]

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Golf: Men’s and Women’s seasons continue

March 8, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN AND MICHELLE TRUJILLO It was a busy couple of weeks for the Pima Community College’s Men’s and Women’s golf teams, with both programs taking part of invitationals as their individual seasons continued. Men’s: By Christian Mortensen Feb. 20-21: Estrella Mountain Community College Invitational In its second tournament of the season, the Pima […]

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Pima braces up and down stretch

March 8, 2018

  By RENE ESCOBAR Offensive struggles continue to plague Aztec baseball, as the team dropped four of their last eight games to bring its record to 14-10 on the season. March 3. Game 1: Pima CC 1, Glendale CC 0 The Aztecs earned their first conference sweep of the season on the road in Glendale. […]

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Divide and conquer USA

March 8, 2018

By CONNOR BROWN Politics are quickly becoming impossible to talk about in America. It seems like every day there is a new issue for Democrats and Republicans to fight to the death over. Gun laws, DACA and don’t say Russian influence over Donald Trump unless you are prepared to start a fight. Voters have become […]

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Softball: PCC’s offense shines in conference play

March 8, 2018

By Kyle McDaniel The Aztecs’ blistering offense continues to torch opposing teams as they win seven of their last eight games.   March 3 (H) Game 1: PCC 4, Phoenix College 6, Game 2: PCC 10, Phoenix College 9 Pima split the series with No. 3 Phoenix College over the weekend. In the first game […]

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Majorly focused: a new way of advising

March 8, 2018

By CONNOR BROWN Pima Community College has recently restructured its advising centers. Each adviser now takes on a specific major instead of being a general adviser. Aztec Press took a look at some of the advisers that Pima students will meet when they need help.   Kisha Calbert – STEM and Fitness Programs Students can […]

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Best Bets

March 8, 2018

 by MICHELLE TRUJILLO March 4-11: 25th Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church Ave. The 25th Winter Chamber Music Festival will display the full range, skill and artistry of world-class musicians. The concert offers the opportunity to combine food and chamber music. Day 1 at 3 p.m., Days 2, 3 and […]

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Aztecs face familiar foe in finals

March 8, 2018

By: Armando Harmon It’s a wrap for the Aztecs and the regular season. With an overall record of 23-8 the Aztecs will face familiar foe and seek for redemption as they face Mesa Community College for a third time in the Region I, Division II championship. Unfortunately the Aztecs hit a two game slump but […]

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Wind Ensemble performs classics from Caesar Giovanni and more

March 8, 2018

By ERIK MEDINA Pima Community College Music premieres the Wind Ensemble concert, hosted at the PCC Center for the Arts, West Campus, at 7:30 p.m. on March 8. General admission tickets are $6, and discounts are available. The concert features band classics that helped shape the 20th Century band repertoire. Brass, percussion and woodwind sections […]

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