Day: September 20, 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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That’s Amore: Ride-sharing coming soon

September 20, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Students living on the Southeast side or near Vail are eligible for a free ride through a government funded ride-sharing app. Like Uber or Lyft, Amore Tucson will pick up single riders and take them to a desired location within its service area. “The Amore program specifically is designed for what’s called […]

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Mind Game

September 20, 2018

By JERRY GILL The word “calisthenics” derives from the Greek words for “good” and “strength.” As we begin another semester here at Pima Community College, I am hopeful that we will learn how to incorporate “calisthenics for the brain” into our understanding of what it means to learn.  We now know that the brain is […]

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Letter from the Editor

September 20, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON  What’s up? My name is Nora Thompson, and this semester I’m going to be one of the editors-in-chief of the Aztec Press.  At 19 years old, I’m the second-youngest member of the Press. I also work as a pastry chef, although “chef” is a subjective term. It’s more along the lines of […]

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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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