Month: December 2018

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Pima Aztecs get off to struggling starts

December 6, 2018

By ANGEL CANEZ Dec.2 Pima Community College took their  talents on the road for the first time this season. The Aztecs took a trip to Yuma, Az to take on the number 17 ranked Western Arizona college Matadors. Pima fell on the road by 5 points 96-91. The Aztecs looked good at the beginning taking […]

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Annual fire and safety report shows safe campuses

December 6, 2018

By Nora Thompson   Pima Community College’s Police Department compiles all of the crime and fire statistics into a an annual booklet. It’s 88 pages long and causes the table that you put it on to kind of shake. Pima faculty are hesitant to let you print it for free. The Clery Compliance Officer, who […]

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From hater to participator: My life in cycles

December 6, 2018

By ANGEL CANEZ   Odds are, I was like many of the people reading this, and I hated those bike riders so fucking much. My anger boiled over at bicyclists taking what seemed like half the road up in their dumb spandex bodysuits. Ignoring the laws because they’re  not technically a “motor vehicle.” I bet […]

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Really Digging Archaeology

December 6, 2018

By: DANIEL VELASCO Pima’s Archaeology Centre is a long standing institution that has helped students gain the necessary skills needed to become an archaeologist. “The Archaeology Centre is a facility with faculty, staff and equipment to support the education and training of archaeology students in field methods. Students learn to locate, map, document, and excavate […]

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A closer look at West Campus Nursing Center

December 6, 2018

Photo and story  by HANK ROUBICHAUD  Pima Community College’s Nursing Center for development offers premier training to begin a career in the fast-growing fields of nursing and caregiving.  PCC’s Nursing program has partnerships with local universities that allow for the students to have training from nurses’ assistants and eventually earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing.  […]

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The ‘truth’ about tobacco on campus

December 6, 2018

By PARKER BROCK  Pima Community College Governing Board approved to revise current standing policies to convert the college to a tobacco-free campus on March 22 and subsequently April 11. The governing board uses two policies, administrative policy 8.07.01 and board policy 8.07, to accomplish its goal of a tobacco-free campus. The main policy detailing the […]

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Spirituality could be a chemical within

December 6, 2018

By DANIEL VELASCO N,N-Dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, is a naturally occurring psychedelic that’s in plants, animals and quite possibly, our brains.  This seemingly mystical and loud chemical has baffled and frustrated scientists for years sparking many theories as to why it exists.  Some claim that it’s the chemical responsible for the dreams we experience at night, […]

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR- Bring forth your weirdos

December 6, 2018

  By NORA THOMPSON I started taking journalism classes when I was in high school. I decided to forgo the free period at the end of the day that all my friends had and write for the newspaper at Sahuaro High School.  I’m glad that I did because I realized that I was passionate about […]

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Where in the world is Lee Lambert?

December 6, 2018

Chancellor goes intercontinental to advance Pima’s interests.  By AMARIS ENCINAS In his efforts to promote Pima Community College, Chancellor Lee Lambert has traveled far and wide — even taking his travels to other continents. But there’s a cost to these excursions. So far, Lambert has spent about $55,000 this year in airfare, food, conference fees […]

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All sports programs to be kept through 2019-2020

December 6, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS Pima Community College’s Acting Athletics Director Jim Monaco announced on Dec. 3 that no more sports programs will be terminated.   Tennis and golf were discussed as possible cuts by Pima administration.   Some coaching positions will not be filled and others will have their duties consolidated to save funds.  “We know […]

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