Month: May 2019

The Aztecs struggle across finish line

May 2, 2019

By ANGEL CANEZ Pima Community College played their final home series in a doubleheader on March 23 against conference for Arizona Western Community College and wrapped up there season on the road to take on South Mountain in a doubleheader.  Pima improved on last seasons record of 21-31 and 11-29 in conference games, winning 15 […]

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Special Ed students transition from high school to college

May 2, 2019

By DRAEDON LEDBETTER The transition from high school to college can be stressful for any student, but the stress can be more overbearing for students with disabilities. According to federal data, a third of special education students that enroll in a four-year college or university graduate within eight years. Special education students enrolling in two-year […]

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A pioneer for Mexican-American Studies

May 2, 2019

By ALEXZANDRIA MARTINEZ Rosalia Solorzano was honored with emeritus status on Feb. 6 at the district District Office.  Solorzano is the 37th faculty member to receive this honor at Pima Community College. Distinguished individuals who have retired are nominated by former colleagues and faculty members confidentially.  The faculty emeritus award is the most important award […]

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Pima trying to finish season over .500

May 2, 2019

By KYLE McDANIEL April 27 (H) Game 1: PCC 5, South Mountain CC 4 F/8 After being swept at South Mountain earlier this season, the Aztecs returned the favor by beating them in both games at West Campus. Pima took an early lead after scoring 1 run in the first, but the Cougars did their […]

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MMA through the eyes of Birchak

May 2, 2019

Photos and story by MATTHEW HILL     Unlike going to your traditional gym where you work out with weights and machines and run on treadmills, you can get a full-body workout learning new self-defense techniques and body-movement skills practicing jiujitsu. Located at 4765 E. Speedway Blvd., 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu is home to many […]

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Aztecs swing into second place in team play

May 2, 2019

  By ALEXANDER LOPEZ Coming off its stellar win in the home invitational and for the fifth time this season, Pima Community College Women’s Golf team closed out team play with second place.  The Women’s team marched into Los Colinas Golf Resort for the Chandler-Gilbert Invitational, and it wasn’t disappointed.  After the first day of […]

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GOHS awards Pima a $10,000 pedestrian safety grant

May 2, 2019

Story and photo illustration by ALEXANDER LOPEZ The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has awarded Pima Community College a “GOHS Pedestrian and Bicyclist Focus Education and Enforcement Efforts” grant, for the amount of $10,000 and will be paid out through the 2019 year. So far, Pima Community College Police Department had conducted three pedestrian […]

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Teeing off for decades for Pima Community College

May 2, 2019

By ALEXANDER LOPEZ One thing that you almost can always find around Tucson is an open golf course.  With the endless Tucson sunlight and heat, almost every day is a perfect day for 18 holes, and for Pima Community College facilities employee Albert Quihuis, his life wouldn’t be the same if it weren’t for one. […]

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When foreign becomes domestic  

May 2, 2019

By COSTA B. PAPPAS With Pima Community College being such a culturally inclusive school, it has brought in a wide variety of students with different nationalities from all types of cultural backgrounds. Some of these students speak fluent English, but for some English is not their first language. Many would believe that to go to […]

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The return of Media Fusion

May 2, 2019

By AMARIS ENCINAS The Digital Arts department at Pima Community College will be hosting its annual Media Fusion on May 3.  Media Fusion specifically showcases three aspects: film, game design and animation. It started in 2017 and takes place at the end of each Spring semester.  “It grew out of an annual showing of student […]

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