Month: September 2019

PCC Women’s Volleyball looks to smooth out rocky start

September 26, 2019

  By COREY McMULLEN After starting the season 3-2, the Aztecs have had a rocky start in September, dropping two straight games in Thatcher, Arizona.  Sept. 18: Arizona Western 3, PCC 1 The Aztecs started out strong, winning the first set, but then they dropped three straight sets to Arizona Western 23-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-17. […]

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A theater experience for all audiences

September 26, 2019

Story by LEIGH MOYER  photos by JOSHUA SHAVER Pima Community College Theatre Arts’ program coordinator Todd Poelstra and theater faculty Chris Will see every moment with a theater full of people as a teachable moment.  Each season is structured to contain a children’s show in the fall, a musical in the spring, and either a […]

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Movie Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

September 26, 2019

BY: KYLE KERSEY In his review of “Inglorious Basterds”, Roger Ebert said “Tarantino films have a way of growing on you. It’s not enough to see them once.” I have now seen “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” five times in theaters, consuming more than 13 hours of my life (not counting previews and the […]

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Doing the ‘Impossible’ at Burger King

September 26, 2019

By ELLIANA KOPUT The Amazon rainforest is aflame, global temperatures are rising and a decrease in biodiversity continue to minimize the survival attempts of a myriad of species.  “(In the Southwest) increased heat, drought and insect outbreaks, all linked to climate change, have increased wildfires,” according to NASA. “Declining water supplies, reduced agricultural yields, health […]

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Now is the time for ecstatic dancing

September 26, 2019

Story and photo  by ELLIANA KOPUT    It’s not infrequently that we hear, like a bitter ghost of perpetual displeasure, “Ugh! There’s nothing to do in Tucson” echoing through the hallways at Pima Community College.  While we know that this is hyperbolic and seemingly fallacious, we must not hate the player. Instead, we should hate […]

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Pima cross country runs to Conference Championships

September 26, 2019

By JOSHUA SHAVER Pima Community College is running away from the competition.  Last season, Pima went all the way to the NJCAA Nationals. Pima eventually ended up losing to Iowa Community College, but it is on a fast track for similar, if not more, success.  Can Pima duplicate its success from last year, or can […]

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Youth Climate Strike rallies Downtown

September 26, 2019

  By JOSHUA SHAVER  and JOE GIDDENS Inspired by teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, a series of international protests demanding action have taken place in the lead up to the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Sept. 23.    Other topics raised by protesters included indigenous rights and inequality. Globally, over 2,500 events were […]

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The Big 5-0 for Pima

September 26, 2019

  By AZTEC PRESS STAFF Happy 50th anniversary, Pima Community College! “If people go into public service to be recognized, they will always be disappointed,” said Jacob C. Fruchthendler, one of Pima’s founders, in 1987. “The greatest things you can get are personal pleasure and satisfaction.” It’s the Aztec Press’ pleasure to present our opinion […]

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Tips on saving some cash

September 26, 2019

By JOSEPH SIML  I have some tips on how to save money, but it will cost you.  My price is five minutes of your time. Sound good? I hope so, because college students have a lot of expenses, like tuition, housing, transportation, books and of course, more tuition.  With that in mind, here are some […]

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