Month: May 2020

A Letter to the Class of 2020

May 24, 2020

By MARTHA McSALLY To the class of 2020: whether you are a preschool, middle school, high school, or college graduate, congratulations on your achievements. This may not be the graduation you imagined. It is certainly not the graduation that your family, your teachers, or your friends wanted either. But the hardships of this year can […]

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Pima County Recorder Election Takes Shape

May 21, 2020

By JOE GIDDENS Photo courtesy Arizona Center for Empowerment Campaigns for the 2020 election have shifted to an online focus in the era of social distancing.  The Arizona Center for Empowerment helded a Facebook Live forum on May 14 for Democrat candidates Kim Challender and Gabriella Cázares-Kelly for Pima County Recorder.  The third Democratic candidate, […]

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Check out ‘Clone Wars’ – you won’t regret it

May 15, 2020

  The title card for the “Siege of Mandalor“ arc photo courtesy of Wikimedia By DALTON GRIJALVA   “Star Wars” in recent years has been the child of two divorced parents. The dad absolutely hates the kid and the mom absolutely loves it. It’s decisive, to say the least.  The “Clone Wars” is the one […]

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Letter from the editor: join the Aztec Press!

May 15, 2020

By ELLIANA KOPUT   Since 1970, the Aztec Press has kept readers of Pima Community College informed on all grounds. With PCC-focused content, the goal has remained to provide a variety of insights and information regarding a diverse range of topics, from academics and sports to entertainment and local news.    Now, 50 years later, […]

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President Visit to Arizona Signals Reopening

May 15, 2020

Photo courtesy of Shealah Craighead member of the White House staff. President Trump holding a roundtable on May 5 at the Honeywell International, Inc. plant in Phoenix. Pictured from left are Secretary Scalia, Governor Ducey, Vice President Lizer, President Trump, 2 nd Lady Lizer, Governor Lewis and Senator McSally. By KEVIN HARTUNG Air Force One […]

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Does Online Learning Make the Grade?

May 15, 2020

Photo-illustration of a student frustrated with online learning. By KEVIN HARTUNG There are two sides to every story and the fast switch to online learning during the spring semester is no exception. The switch was problematic for students, faculty and college administrators. Students battled connectivity problems. The faculty struggled to learn the online environment and […]

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Women’s basketball highlights shortened 2020 season

May 10, 2020

By COREY MCMULLEN The world is in a place that none of us is used to, with the cancellation of all sporting events and types of social gatherings across the globe.  This includes the Pima Community College women’s basketball team’s 2020 season. The Aztecs were supposed to play in the NJCAA regional tournament in March. […]

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Star Wars is Dead and Disney Killed It: A Postmortem

May 5, 2020

By KYLE KERSEY “The dead speak!” it says. Translation: “fuck you, audience!” The best thing I can say about the Star Wars Prequel trilogy is at least George Lucas was trying something different.  Damning with faint praise, yes, but dammit, faint praise is praise nonetheless. It’s important to remember that, at his core, Lucas is […]

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Biden’s Allegations Spark Controversy

May 4, 2020

Tara Reade (1993) Photo courtesy of wikimedia. By Dalton Grijalva Our presidential candidates have been subject to controversy. Being President in general comes with controversy, just think Benghazi, Iran Contra affair or anything our current president says.    The #MeToo was a movement that came to light in 2017 to hold those accountable for the […]

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Tucson Businesses with specials and big hearts

May 4, 2020

Eegees is the perfect cool down for this coming summer (pink passion is the flavor of the month). With our current situation, everything is truly different. Local businesses are especially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, what’s truly amazing is when communities come together, and everyone helps each other out. The Aztec Press would like […]

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