Month: February 2021

Seven Films to Celebrate Black History Month

February 24, 2021

By Lanissa Patterson It’s Black History Month: the time when we celebrate Black stories, Black culture, and honor the journey of the Black American. This journey is foretold in many ways, including through cinematics. Here is a list of movies to watch this Black History Month while we continue to remain indoors. 1. Black Dynamite […]

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Teaching Seven Year Olds Over the Internet: How Hard Could It Be?

February 23, 2021

By Kyler Van Vliet Remote learning has proven to be a real learning curve for both the college student and professor, but perhaps the true struggle lies with the job of trying to manage the education of 22 six and seven year-olds.   Jana Schubert of Blenman Elementary School is a first-grade teacher who has been […]

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Ed Doran: Student Success Guru

February 20, 2021

By Kevin Murphy If you are looking for ideas on what it takes to be successful in college and beyond, Ed Doran holds the keys. Doran recently retired from his full time duties after 20 years at PCC.  He spent the last 10 years of his career as an educational support counselor at the Downtown […]

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Lee Lambert Nominated for Chancellor Position at San Diego Community College

February 19, 2021

By Lanissa Patterson It is possible that by next fall, Pima Community College will have a new Chancellor. Current Chancellor Lee Lambert has been nominated for an opportunity at San Diego Community College District. According to a media statement by Pima Community College, Lambert is one of four finalists for the SDCCD Chancellor position.. The […]

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Aztecs Start Season Hot, Take Three of Four From Ranked Opponent

February 19, 2021

Photos by Raymond Suarez By Nate Martinez After a series of postponed games, Pima Community College baseball was finally able to kick off the delayed 2021 season. They took on the number 20 ranked College of Southern Nevada Coyotes in back-to-back doubleheaders last Friday and Saturday.  February 12 (Game 1): Aztecs 8, Coyotes 9 In […]

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What Disneyland Means to Me (And Why I Miss It)

February 17, 2021

By Alexandria Austin Disneyland has closed only three times since it first opened its gates July 17, 1955. The first was on November 24, 1963, the day after the assassination of JFK. The second was on September 11, 2001, when tragedy struck NYC. On both occasions the park was closed for one day. Currently, Disneyland […]

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Opinion: Curfew Shutdowns in Tucson Prove Ineffective

February 13, 2021

By Troy Hutchinson Since late November, Tucson was on a lockdown and was supposed to end on Dec. 23 but was extended by Pima County, forcing businesses and bars to close their doors at 10 p.m. Local businesses grew frustrated as the lockdown started to creep into the new year, causing their company to lose […]

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Inauguration Day Park Protesters Rally Against Two Party System

February 10, 2021

By Lanissa Patterson and Joshua Shaver On January 20, a small group of individuals gathered together for an Inauguration Day Protest, voicing their concerns about the two party system and new President Joe Biden. Organized by activist groups Stand Up Fight Back Tucson and Iron Brigade, the protest was held at Veinte de Agosto Park […]

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Retos y Bienaventuranzas de Dos Mundos

February 10, 2021

By Mara Duran Si alguna vez te has sentido perdido entre dos culturas ¡Bienvenido! Mi nombre es Mara Durán. Soy originaria de México, actualmente estudio en Pima Community College. La mayor parte de mi vida la he pasado en Guadalajara, Jal. es una ciudad con 8.5 millones de habitantes, aunque es presa del ruido, la […]

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Embezzlement in Sierra Vista Leaves Small Businesses with a Hefty Bill to Pay

February 10, 2021

By Kyler Van Vliet Embezzlement is defined by Merrian-Webster Dictionary as “to appropriate (something, such as property entrusted to one’s care) fraudulently to one’s own use.” The most notable embezzlement cases that people think of are the Ponzi-schemes that were carried out by Bernie Madoff and Allen Stanford who would take money from new investors […]

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