Month: February 2020

‘Swimming’ through Mac Miller’s final album

February 27, 2020

Photo Courtesy of Kmeron via Flickr Mac Miller performs at Dour Festival in Dour, Belgium, in 2014 By ANA FIERROS Released in August 2018, the late Mac Miller’s “Swimming” shed light on a version of the artist we had no idea existed.  The potential for a world of music unbound to his previous works unraveled […]

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Fifty years expose need for campus facelift

February 27, 2020

Photo and story by KEVIN HARTUNG If the Pima Community College West Campus lacks a certain prestige, a close look provides the answer. Walls in need of paint, carpets needing replacement, bathrooms needing repairs, and outdated elevators demand attention.  Revitalization of student and faculty enthusiasm compensates for the remodel. If you want to celebrate PCC’s […]

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Letter from the Editor: Put your mind and your grind to it

February 27, 2020

By ELLIANA KOPUT In 2017, an Instagram motivational speaker by the name of Amber Wagner, or “justlbby,” posted a video.  The dialogue has haunted my reality ever since.  “You!” Wagner smacks her lips. “You are the motherfucking shit! You are great! You are magnificent! You can do whatever you wanna do in this world!”  This […]

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Pima is at limit with expenditures

February 24, 2020

By JOE GIDDENS Pima Community College’s finances are in excellent shape because a majority of its income is from property taxes. These are increasing, but the trend of lower enrollment means less tuition revenue and makes up about 30% of the college’s income, according to David Bea, chief financial officer for Pima. The remaining 3% […]

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Pima Softball Brief

February 18, 2020

By COREY MCMULLEN The Aztecs are off to a rocky start to the season, dropping their first three games and only scoring 3 total runs. The women’s softball team has been having a hard time getting runners in scoring position home. They are struggling at the plate with a 0.237 batting average. Feb. 4: PCC […]

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Women’s Team Fighting for Playoffs

February 18, 2020

By Corey McMullen The Aztecs continue to roll, going 11-4 from Dec. 11. Aztec point guard Alyssa Perez was named ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Tuesday for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 2. She averaged 22 points and had a total of 10 rebounds, 8 steals and 5 assists.  Feb. 8: PCC […]

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2020 Oscars: hostless with the mostest

February 18, 2020

photo courtesy of wikipedia By DALTON GRIJALVA The Oscars have been, to say the least, a lackluster popularity contest in the inner circles of celebrity ties. Most of the time, the awards are full of pretentious pictures that most will never watch that don’t connect with many actual movie-goers.  The 2020 Oscars ceremony was actually […]

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11 games in, Aztecs remain undefeated

February 18, 2020

The hits keep on coming for the Pima Community College baseball team as the Aztecs have started the season on fire, stinging together an 11-0 record at home to start the season. The Aztecs would sweep the El Paso Community College Tejanos in their four game set taking both Friday and Saturday double-headers, outscoring the […]

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Kobe Bryant: A Legacy Beyond Basketball

February 18, 2020

By KYLE KERSEY Jan. 26, 2020: Inside a local Panda Express, my friend Alex, a Houston Rockets fan, laments the death of Kobe Bryant by comparing him to some of the NBA’s greats. “This has to be the worst day in the history of basketball,” he says. “This would be like if LeBron or Michael […]

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