Year: 2020

Pima student athletes given new life after lost season

December 17, 2020

By Nate Martinez By now, one would have to be living under a rock to not know that COVID-19 really hindered college athletics. Many student athletes in the United States had their seasons cut drastically short thanks to the virus. For some, this is heartbreaking, but they can look forward to another chance to play […]

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Album review: Chris Stapleton – Starting Over

December 9, 2020

By Dalton Grijalva 2020 has been a year of trials and tribulations, but throughout the terrible year there’s been small glimpses of greatness. Enter the beautiful baritone voice of Chris Stapleton. “Starting Over” is the fourth studio album released by Stapleton, the multi award winning face of country music. The cover art may be simple […]

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The NBA tests positive

December 8, 2020

Photo by Keith Allison By Kyler Van Vliet Last week, the NBA stated that 48 players have tested positive for COVID-19. With the season coming to a start later in December, the NBA tested 546 of its players between Nov. 24 and 30 after players returned to their respective team markets. 9% of the players […]

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Pima Theater Presents: A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol

December 4, 2020

By Lanissa Patterson On Friday Dec 4, at 7 p.m., Pima Community College Theatre presents a streamed production of “A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol.” The radio event is a fundraiser to assist incoming theater students with tuition. In order to gain access to the radio performance, a $10 minimum donation is required.  Donations will be […]

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Column: Fortitude for the season

December 2, 2020

Photo by Gabby Orcutt By Kevin Hartung Seems like there is extraordinarily little to be thankful for this year. COVID is still with us. The election has sparked more contentious actions. Unemployment has left families with few resources to sweeten the Christmas season. Businesses are attempting to recoup losses after a devastating lockdown and a […]

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Pima Community College projected to help 600 underemployed southern Arizonans find work

December 2, 2020

By Lanissa Patterson Pima Community College was selected for the inaugural cohort of the Education Design Lab’s (EDL) Community College Growth Engine Fund.  The EDL is a nonprofit organization that is granting $100,000 to fund higher education in community colleges and provide micro-pathways to find work in the industry. “In brief [micro-pathways] are shorter bursts […]

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Arizona COVID update: Thanksgiving edition

November 25, 2020

By Troy Hutchison Arizona was one of the hot spots for COVID-19 around the country during June and July, with the highest cases-per-day coming on July 1, with a total of 4,877 cases across the state. After the spike, Arizona saw numbers decrease through mid-October, causing the state to reopen with some limitations still in […]

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Making sense of the Suns draft

November 24, 2020

Photo by Alexander Jonesi By Kyler Van Vliet The 2020 NBA draft has come and gone. Besides the league consensus top three picks in Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman and LaMelo Ball, there were no other standout draftees, thus leaving teams uneasy in who to draft. Many drafted simply based off of player interviews, such as […]

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Before the sun sets on his career, Chris Paul will try to elevate Phoenix

November 21, 2020

Photo by Tim Shelby By: Kyler Van Vliet With the NBA off-season shortened up to fit the altered 2021 season timeline, the trade moratorium was lifted this Monday on November 16. Many teams were quick to jump all in and start flipping assets in order to elevate their teams, and the Phoenix Suns were not […]

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Climate change education remains difficult for Arizona science teachers

November 20, 2020

Photo by Dulcey Lima Posted with permission from Inside Tucson Business. Original Story can be found here. By Joe Giddens The quality of climate change education in Arizona’s classrooms received a middling grade from the National Center for Science Education’s new review of the nation’s science standards. While the state’s science curriculum was updated in […]

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