Month: October 2019

Basketball Diaries: Instructor takes two for the team

October 24, 2019

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Spiritual puzzle creator and student publishes book

October 24, 2019

Story and photo  By ELLIANA KOPUT Shelly Emerson, a Pima Community College student, offers the gift of spiritual reminder through optimism, critical thinking, and creativity. As Emerson put it: Romans 12:6 tells us, “We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us.” Her book “Spiritual Mazes & Puzzles” was released in […]

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Arizona starts to eye the 2020 election

October 23, 2019

Photos and story  by JOE GIDDENS  The national spotlight has come to Tucson as both parties compete for Arizona’s potential swing state status in the 2020 election.  Mike Pence Arrival   Vice President Mike Pence, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Sen. Martha McSally arrived at Tucson International Airport Oct. 3 to stump for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada […]

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Movie Review: “Zombieland: Double Tap”

October 20, 2019

By: KYLE KERSEY What do you do when the artsy black-and-white horror film you wanted to go see doesn’t come out in Tucson until a week later than you thought and you have a movie review due in a few days? Well I don’t know what you’d do, but I went and saw “Zombieland: Double […]

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Veteran writing instructor was born to teach

October 17, 2019

Story and photo by ELLIANA KOPUT Mic Denfeld is a writing instructor at Pima Community College’s West Campus.  She’s one of the oldest, most experienced, most lively and compassionate faculty members. She is held near and dear to the hearts of many.  Denfeld leads her classes through a series of assignments that aim to encourage […]

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Arizona combats teacher shortage

October 17, 2019

By ELLIANA KOPUT The state of Arizona is still working to fight a disheartening shortage in public educators, one of the many issues identified in the “Red for Ed” movement.  Many thoughts are unfolding in search of the means to attract new and committed teachers to the K-12 system.  “I’m looking for the best and […]

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Ackerley: JUMPIN FOR A SAFE, CLEAN ENVIRONMENT

October 17, 2019

  By Dr. ED ACKERLEY The future of Tucson rests with the important election for Mayor on November 5.  Tucsonans have the opportunity to vote for one of three candidates who have differing views on Tucson’s future.  I am running as a Tucsonan, not as a Republican or Democrat or any other party. The vision […]

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Pima Police take carjacking suspect into custody

October 17, 2019

By JOE GIDDENS Pima Community College Police took a person into custody this afternoon around 5 p.m. at Grant Rd. and Stone Ave. This carjacking suspect damaged six vehicles before wrecking according to Tucson Police Department.

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Aztecs win two of three, but struggles continue

October 11, 2019

By ANGEL CANEZ The Aztec Volleyball team finally seems to be getting on the right track.  The team has won two of its last three matches over the past two weeks after dropping four in a row and seven of its last eight, thus bringing its total record to 6-10.  Pima’s play this season has […]

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Earn to Learn partners with Pima Community College

October 10, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN On Oct. 2, Pima Community College announced its new partnership with “Earn to Learn.”  Pima is the first community college to partner up this program, said Pima Chancellor Lee Lambert during a recent press conference. Earn to Learn is a national organization formed in 2013 that operates the largest matched savings program […]

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