Month: September 2018

Pima to invest $45 million into the future

September 20, 2018

By: DANIEL VELASCO  Pima Community College plans to invest $45 million to open new a Center of Excellence for applied technology near the Downtown Campus. The new facility will be built over the Tucson Inn Motor Hotel. The facility will be funded using revenue bonds. With new partnerships from industry leading companies, Pima is planning […]

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Jump-start your brain

September 20, 2018

By DANIEL VELASCO The brain is a complex organ that requires various nutrients to operate efficiently. While there are a lot of factors necessary to keep the body running, it also helps to be familiar with the important ones that keep your brain running. Thiamin (B1) is necessary for brain function. Thiamin, and other B […]

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Pima football’s curtain call

September 20, 2018

By HANK ROBICHAUD It’s a wrap for the Pima Community College Football. The Aztecs will ride out the 2018 season as it is their last opportunity to step on the field. Because of lowered enrollment at Pima Community College, the school has seen a decline in its overall budget. The funds had to come from […]

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Pima students go clubing

September 20, 2018

By PARKER BROCK Pima students surrounded tables and chatted with club representatives at the annual club fair at West Campus Aug. 29. The 20-plus tables that filled the hallways leading to the cafeteria were decorated with posters, flyers and other items such as cultural items, temporary tattoos, and excavation tools for the array of clubs. […]

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Tiny’s Saloon & Steakhouse; big on service

September 20, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS Tiny’s Saloon & Steakhouse is a place that welcomes you in the moment you walk in. The ambience is reminiscent of the Old West, back when cowboys still rode around the desert. Seen in the decor which is composed of animal skulls, wood detailing throughout the walls and carvings onto the bar. […]

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DACA students to pay more

September 20, 2018

By: Amaris Encinas   Starting in the spring, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students will start to pay out-of-state tuition at Pima Community College, said R. Seth Shippee, deputy general counsel.   That translates into an over 368 percent increase for these students, or $304 per credit hour versus $82.50 per credit hour for in-state […]

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The Word: Desert Vista

September 20, 2018

BY ANGEL CANEZ Question: Where do you like to go and get away on campus? Student Quote: The Downtown Campus. I like to hang out in what’s left of the cafeteria. Name: Francis Well Major: Welding Age: 29       Student Quote: “The Learning Center. They’ve got everything.” Name: Nicholas Lona Major: General studies […]

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Running hot: Pima cross country off to great start

September 20, 2018

By ANGEL CANEZ   Pima Community College is starting the season strong.   The women’s team picked up right where it left off. The members ended the meet with a third-place finish with a score of 90 points in the Dave Murray Invitational Sept. 14 at Randolph North Golf Course. This was the only meet […]

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Aztecs Unbeaten Streak Snapped at four

September 20, 2018

By KYLE McDANIEL   The Aztecs opened the 2018 season unranked, after finishing last season with a loss in the division semifinals. This also marks head coach Kendra Veliz’s 16th season at the helm.   “We are a young team, and have a lot of work still to do, but I believe in our freshman’s […]

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Aztecs can’t stop scoring

September 20, 2018

By KYLE McDANIEL   Pima Community College’s Men’s Soccer team has opened the 2018 season as the No. 4-ranked team in the NJCAA Division 1 rankings.   This builds on the success of the 2017 season where the team reached the national semifinals.   Sept. 18 vs. Phoenix College 0, PCC 1   Freshman Yuki […]

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