Day: November 15, 2018

Aztecs demolish first opponents at NJCAA Division I tournament

November 15, 2018

BY KYLE MCDANIEL   Pima won their first game at Nationals pretty handily, by absolutely obliterating the Jayhawks from Muskegon CC. A stiffer opponent is next on the cards for Wednesday as they take on the #8 seeded North Texas CC. If the Aztecs win that game they will secure a spot in the semi-finals. […]

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Climate change: Swann song for saguaros?

November 15, 2018

By PARKER BROCK   Climate change is a global pressing issue that will continue to affect our environment and local ecosystems; including our National Parks. With varied and extreme weather patterns becoming more frequent, we will see more apparent effects on our National Parks. Saguaro National Park is one that Pima Community College students are […]

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Anger Managed

November 15, 2018

BY PARKER BROCK   Being a student is a lot; it’s the stress of having a job that determines your future without the incentive of a paycheck. With cramming for midterms, writing a 1000 paper every week on top of the already insurmountable mountain of homework, along with the social pressures that come along with […]

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Will Marijuana be the future of Medicine?

November 15, 2018

By DANIEL VELASCO If you’ve been to any smoke shop, vitamin store or mall lately, chances are you’ve come across CBD oil.  Often packaged in old-fashioned, red-tinted medicine bottles reminiscent of 19th Century medicine, CBD oil comes in many different brand names and with different claims.  CBD, or “cannibidiol” oil, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid. Cannabinoids […]

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Hope for a Psychedelic Renaissance

November 15, 2018

By DANIEL VELASCO Drugs are always controversial. Any substance that has any effect on the brain has been often been scrutinized through a controlling eye. In the book “Peyote: the Divine Cactus,” Edward F. Anderson describes psychedelics as “a horror to the Catholic mind.” He claims that “Spanish Conquistadores saw mind-altering drugs of the Aztecs […]

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Auditions for ‘Mamma Mia!’

November 15, 2018

By ERIK MEDINA “Mamma Mia!” is a musical about a mother, a daughter, three possible dads and a trip down the aisle.  Pima Community College Center for the Arts will perform “Mamma Mia!” in the Proscenium Theatre in the spring, with tickets already on sale. The cast still needs to be determined, however. The Center […]

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All that jazz

November 15, 2018

By ERIK MEDINA Under the direction of Mike Kuhn and presented by Pima Community College Music, the Jazz Ensemble concert will spotlight a variety of styles in an upcoming performance. Featured pieces will include “The Heat’s On” by Sammy Nestico and the Quincy Jones arrangement of “I Can’t Stop Loving You.”  Trombonist Roger Wallace will […]

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Worming your way through Pima’s library

November 15, 2018

Interview and photo by ERIK MEDINA Dani Stuchel is an interim librarian for this semester at Pima Community College’s West Campus.  We recently sat down with Stuchel to talk about his job at the library. Q: Why this job? A: “I really like working with students. That was my favorite thing about working in archives […]

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The search is over: Pima names new acting AD

November 15, 2018

By ANGEL CANEZ         Pima Community College has come to a decision and the search for a new acting athletic director is over. Soon to be former football coach Jim Monaco was awarded the job on Oct. 29. “Jim was appointed and will be in this role … through the balance of the academic year,” […]

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Season Ends at regional finals for Pima Volleyball

November 15, 2018

By ANGEL CANEZ A lot was on the line Nov. 3 for the Pima Community College Volleyball team.  The Aztecs had their season and a trip to Nationals in West Virginia in their grasp. They were only a win away, but their season’s biggest foe stood in their path.   The Aztecs found themselves in a […]

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