Day: April 4, 2019

Giving prisoners a second chance at Pima

April 4, 2019

By COSTA B. PAPPAS Inmates can spend years inside county jails. When they are released into the world with their freedom returned, they often have little to no job experience or the necessary education. This is often compounded by the fact returning home can be a battle of its own. After all, spending time inside […]

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Aztec Baseball continues hot streak

April 4, 2019

By ANGEL CANEZ The Aztecs won 10 out of their last 13 games including a six-game win streak and going 7-0 at home during that stretch.  The team improved its record to 26-12 and 12-9 in conference play. The Aztecs had previously dropped four of six the week before.  Freshman JJ Rollon won the ACCAC […]

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Aztecs overcome early upset to finish 7th in nation

April 4, 2019

Aztecs Overcome Early Upset to Finish 7th By MONTY GANTT The Pima Community College Men’s Basketball team traveled to Danville, Illinois as the No. 3 team in the country for the NJCAA Men’s Division II National Championship Tournament. Although falling victim to a first round upset, the Aztecs bounced back to win three straight games […]

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NJCAA Drops the Ball  

April 4, 2019

NJCAA Drops the Ball   By MONTY GANTT On March 23, the Pima Community College Women’s Basketball team defeated the Sinclair Community College Tartans 64-57 to finish their season 5th in the final NJCAA rankings. The game was one of the better ones for the Aztecs as it featured aggressive defense, proficient offense and an […]

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Pima’s CC geology teacher is the schist

April 4, 2019

Story and photo by ERIK MEDINA For 16 years, John Reynolds has been teaching geology and geography at Pima Community College.  Reynolds came to Tucson because of his wife’s job at Texas Instruments transferred her. This was around the time Reynolds was retiring, so they took advantage of that.  Q: Did you always see yourself […]

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Pima sprints ahead in second half of season

April 4, 2019

By ANGEL CANEZ The track and field team continues to improves during the outdoor part of the season. The Aztecs seem to be better as the season continuous.   March 30 The track & field team competed at the ACCAC Conference Meet at Mesa Community College on March 29th. As the Aztecs took home four […]

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Letter from the Editor

April 4, 2019

By AMARIS ENCINAS I would like to dedicate this letter to the editor to all of the young people out in the world but particularly the special demographic known as college students. I think for a really long time I was in this rush to grow up and become an adult, whatever that means. But […]

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Pima’s Access and Disability Resources

April 4, 2019

By AMARIS ENCINAS and DRAEDON LEDBETTER Access and Disability Resources is open to students with disabilities at Pima Community College at every campus.  ADR offers low, medium and higher forms of technologies. Screen reading and voice recognition software are examples of some forms of higher technology. Digital recorders or smart pens can be considered medium […]

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Breaking norms and achieving more

April 4, 2019

Story and photo by ERIK MEDINA From Feb. 10 through 13, the annual Community College Legislative Summit took place in Washington, D.C.  This is a summit that Pima Community College has participated in for several years. This year, Pima attended the summit with two student representatives.  Fatuma Salat is a first-generation college student who plans […]

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What the HLC report means for Pima College

April 4, 2019

By AMARIS ENCINAS The Higher Learning Commission is a Chicago based regional accreditation institution that, “accredited degree-granting colleges and universities that are based in a nineteen stage region basis of the United States.  The HLC’s mission as a regional accreditor is to, “validate the quality of an institution as a whole and evaluates multiple aspects […]

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