Month: September 2018

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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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5 Questions from Aztecs for Aztecs

September 20, 2018

5 Questions from Aztecs for Aztecs By ARMANDO HARMON Which Pima sport are you most eager to see and why? “Boys Basketball, they are fun to watch and all of my boys are on the team.” Edem Kavegue, Finance major   What are your thoughts on Pima cutting the football program? “I think it was […]

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Hollywood ending for the Rams?

September 20, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR   The autumn wind signifies the changing of seasons, but for the National Football League, it means a blank canvas for 32 NFL teams. They all share the common goal of reimagining the masterpiece that the Philadelphia Eagles created last year. A Super Bowl ring is in the dreams of the players, […]

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Follow these leaders

September 20, 2018

By ANGEL CANEZ   From 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28, Pima Community College will host the second annual Emerging Leaders Student Summit. Pima will host two summits this school year, with the next one taking place on Feb. 15, 2019. The Emerging Leader Summit is a free, all-day, six-session open conference, available to […]

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Weed the people

September 20, 2018

By HANK ROBICHAUD   Eighty years ago, the federal government placed marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) (21 U.S.C. § 811) which banned the sale, use and cultivation of the cannabis plant. To this day, it is still federally illegal. Now nine states have legalized marijuana both recreationally and medically. There are also 30 […]

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Lean on me: Talk with a tutor

September 20, 2018

  By JOSH GRAY   Do you find learning tiring or boring? Meet Kai Lindstedt and his employees who make learning fun. The enthusiastic tutoring guru, who serves as the acting assistant program manager for West Campus, can always can be seen with a grin on his face. About 120 tutors span across the five […]

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Pima’s president passing power to people

September 20, 2018

By PARKER BROCK Morgan Phillips, campus president for the Desert Vista and West campuses, added another campus — East — to his repertoire on Sept. 6. “Really, the potential for PCC is to make a difference in students’ lives,” said Phillips, who has been at Pima for more than four years. “There are so many […]

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Safety net: Pima ups its Wi-Fi security

September 20, 2018

By JOSH GRAY In 2006, Pima Community College entered the world of Wi-Fi. Since then, Pima has grown incrementally in new and updated Wi-Fi services, from small local hotspots to almost complete coverage on campuses. If you are someone who lives on their phone and survives on Wi-Fi, then you may have noticed something different […]

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