Month: February 2019

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Mother-daughter duo take center stage in ‘Mamma Mia!’

February 14, 2019

By AMARIS ENCINAS Originally written by Catherine Johnson and recreated as a light-hearted and romantic work, “Mamma Mia!” will be presented by Pima Theatre. The shows will begin Feb. 21 and run through March 3. American Sign Language interpreters will be at the Feb. 28 show.  Musical numbers will include “The familiar ABBA songs including […]

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The Aztecs lack dominance on the mound

February 14, 2019

By KYLE McDANIEL   After 11 seasons at the helm, Armando Quiroz called it quits as Pima Community College’s Softball coach.   Rebekah Quiroz, who had been an associate head coach since 2013, was promoted to head coach. Quiroz, a former player at Pima, knows what it’ll take to get the Aztecs back on top […]

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Elected board members take their seats

February 14, 2019

Photos by JOE GIDDENS Story by AMARIS ENCINAS   Maria Garcia was elected to represent District 3 through 2024 in the November Midterm.  She’s a Pima Community College alum and pursued a degree from the University of Arizona Eller College of Management. Garcia started her career at Raytheon Missile Systems in 1974, first as an […]

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Pima Aztecs balling since break

February 14, 2019

By Monty Gantt On Feb. 9, the Pima Community College Men’s Basketball Team capitalized on a fast start to win its contest against the Tohono O’odham Community College Jegos 102-72. The Aztecs held the Jegos scoreless for 7 minutes, later taking a 51-33 lead at half- time. Sophomore Abram Carrasco led the team with 23 […]

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The geek sport of kings

February 14, 2019

The weekend of Jan. 26 was memorable. The WWE presented one of its premier pay-per-view events, The Royal Rumble, live from Phoenix’s Chase Field. On Jan. 26, my friend Jake Gerhard and I woke up early to get ready for WWE Axxess, a session of meet and greets with WWE superstars, and chances to see live […]

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Pima off to speedy start to begin season

February 14, 2019

BY ANGEL CANEZ The Pima Community College track and field team continued its strong start to the season as they had four run- ners set national qualifying times again during their fourth meet of the season at the Mesa indoor invitational. The Aztecs were led by Monte Albert as he took firstplace in the triple […]

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Bernal Gallery illustrates life on and beyond the border

February 14, 2019

BY PARKER BROCK  The Pima Community College Bernal Gallery is presenting SEPARADOS POR FRONTERA – SEPARATED BY BORDERS, an art gallery featuring works from Sonoran artists. The Bernal gallery is located at PCC West Campus and will displaying the exhibit from February fourth through March eighth. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. […]

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The Word: What is your idea of the perfect date?

February 14, 2019

Kira Montoya Major: Liberal Arts Age: 19 “Nothing over the top, because you don’t want to waste so much money where it’s like, ‘If this doesn’t work out, this sucked.’ ”   James Brijeno Major: Admin. of justice Age: 22 “I keep it simple like a nice dinner, maybe a simple movie, maybe go on […]

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Air Force to be reckoned with

February 14, 2019

Story by JOSH GRAY Photo by ERIK MEDINA In 2013, Pima Community College was given the opportunity to bid for a five-year contract titled Air Force Medical Operations Agency. Sharon Hollingsworth, program manager, was one of the first to try and get Pima’s first five-year contract. “Her leadership and experience and knowhow has been key […]

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Pima students join local theater for shows

February 14, 2019

By AMARIS ENCINAS Live Theatre Workshop is a local theater organization nestled in the heart of Tucson and comes bearing gifts to the community. Live Theatre Workshop offers five programs: ETCETERA, The Family Theatre program, The Mainstage, LTW’s late-night program and Onstage Education program. The Mainstage produces nine shows each season, while ETCETERA and LTW’S […]

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