Month: April 2018

Jurassic fight club in Arizona

April 20, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS Fundamental forces are on display in the state dinosaur of Arizona. Squabbling regionalism, inability to compromise and screwing Native people. Somewhere, along Interstate 20 several months back, I was driving through west Texas going down both the road and my own wandering thoughts.   When, after attempting to draw parallels between the […]

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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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Old program certifications to be repurposed

April 12, 2018

By Nora Thompson   A number of programs at Pima Community College are being inactivated, but it is not exactly what it seems. At its most recent meeting, Pima board members voted to inactivate eight certificates, 13 degrees and seven concentrations within certificate programs. However, only a few of the programs to be rendered inactive […]

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New center will support student immigrants

April 12, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS Deferred Action Childhood Arrival and immigration matters continue to be at the forefront of all levels of government.   The U.S. Supreme Court recently declined to hear Arizona’s state government appeal to deny DACA recipients driver licenses. As a result, the Ninth Circuit Court’s decision stands, which ruled who has the right […]

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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: Non-lethal weapons bill has passed the house and it’s assigned to […]

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Letter from Editor- Students unite for your teachers #REDforED

April 12, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO If you live in Arizona, you are already aware that our state is one of the worst states when it comes to education. The good ol’ Copper State has been on the bottom of the charts for teacher and instructional staff salaries for quite some time. I still remember in fifth grade […]

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Steroid users should be in Hall of Fame

April 12, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN The Baseball Hall of Fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, is a shrine dedicated to the people, teams and objects that were truly meaningful in the long history of the game of baseball. While Major League Baseball has done a good job with its Hall of Fame, there is one thing that […]

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Changing the education game

April 12, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The idea of changing education is abstract. Since the Industrial Revolution, most classrooms have been dictated in this format. We’ve been living in it for so long that it’s become the way we live. It’s like Copernicus trying to explain that the Sun is at the center of the solar system and […]

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Social media or social isolation

April 12, 2018

By ERIK MEDINA Technology is advancing, and with its advancement comes new forms of communications. Letters turned to phone calls and phone calls turned to text. Yes, I know that’s not the precise order it went, but you get what I mean. We’re always improving how things are done. The current trend of communication is […]

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