Month: September 2020

TUSD introduces hybrid model

September 28, 2020

By Kyler Van Vliet On September 22, the Tucson Unified School District approved the decision to go to a hybrid model for its classes by a 3-2 vote. The vote came four days after TUSD released a video via their YouTube page, TUSDMedia, discussing their plans to bring students back on campuses. Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo discussed […]

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And I learned how to get along (with Covid)

September 26, 2020

By Nate Martinez Fall is right around the corner, and you know exactly what that means: it’s time to bust out those new shoes, strap on that overpriced JanSport backpack and make your way from your bed straight to the couch to log on to your zoom class. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, […]

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To ban or not to ban: what’s going on with TikTok?

September 22, 2020

By Lanissa Patterson You just might actually be living under a rock if you haven’t heard of TikTok, the viral application where individuals post videos ranging from 15 seconds to a full minute. Originally called Musical.ly, the app has been compared to Vine and Triller. In 2017, Chinese owned company Byte Dance bought Musical.ly for […]

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Pima to host virtual Career Café

September 21, 2020

By: Kyler Van Vliet On Tuesday September 29, 2020, the First Year Experience Program will be hosting a virtual Career Café via Zoom. The event is free and open to all PCC students who are looking for advice on job searching and career exploration skills. The Café will be led by college faculty and staff […]

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$2.5 Million Donated to Pima for Applied Technology Programs

September 18, 2020

By Dalton Grijalva On Wednesday, Sept. 8,  the Thomas R. Brown Family Foundation announced it would be giving Pima Community College $2.5 million to advance Pima’s applied Technology programs. According to Chancellor Lee Lambert, the goal is for Pima to further establish itself as the center of economic recovery and growth within the region. The […]

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Social Media: From Then to Now

September 16, 2020

By Kyler Van Vliet Social media consumes everyday life, especially with most people stuck in the house all day, away from friends and family. According to We Are Social, close to 4 billion people are using multiple social media platforms for an average of 2 hours and 24 minutes per day during this pandemic.  This […]

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The Birds Are Back in Town: Arizona Cardinals Look to Get Back to Winning Ways

September 13, 2020

By Nate Martinez It’s time to bust out your favorite chips n dip and grab that 30 case of beer on sale because football is back.  For many, this feeling is comparable to the feeling of taking your crush on a date for the first time or running downstairs to find Christmas presents; it’s just […]

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A Look into Virtual Classes Q&A: Art 100 with Mike Stack

September 11, 2020

By TROY HUTCHISON For the past seven months, the world has been affected by the ongoing pandemic due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19). With business closing and schools moving to online only, it is clear that the effects are still being felt today. In the state of Arizona, numbers have jumped up and down for months. […]

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A New Dark Knight

September 11, 2020

By DALTON GRIJALVA Pattinson? More like BATTINSON. Many actors have taken up the mantle of Batman. From Michael Keatons redefining of the character all the way to Ben Affleck’s homicidal maniac, the character has had everything from shark repellent to the infamous bat nipples. So what exactly could Matt Reeves and Robert Pattinson bring to […]

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Q&A With Pima Athletic Director Jim Monaco

September 10, 2020

By NATE MARTINEZ We’ve had to adapt to a lot in the six months since COVID hit the USA: wearing masks in public, going to school virtually, maintaining a six feet between ourselves and our friends and not being able to catch a quick ball game to ease the stress of our day to day […]

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