Top 10 Ways to catch a date for the summer break

May 3, 2018

Warning: Trying any of these tactics at home could cause time in jail, or have the opposite effect of what you want By NORA THOMPSON With summer break just around the corner, now is the perfect time to arrange for that summer romance to take place. Imagine yourself on a beach with your significant other, […]

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The Word: How would you like to see Pima improve in the fall?

May 3, 2018

INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY CONNOR BROWN AT NORTHWEST CAMPUS Kyleigh Karnas ATHLETIC TRAINING “Fix up the cafeteria cafe on campus.” Miriah Taylor UNDECIDED “Improved communication between online students and their teachers.” Anne Borendame NURSING “Better science tutors and more support for science majors.” Leonel Martinez MATHEMATICS “The library should stay open later. It’s hard to […]

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Calendar

May 3, 2018

AZTEC CALENDAR COMPILED By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO TUCSON EVENTS May 1-31: May Flowers – Madaras Gallery, 3035 N. Swan Road., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, free to the public, donations accepted. For more information, visit madaras.com. May 6: Dr. Grann’s Diet of hope Cinco de Mayo 10K, 5K and FitKidz Mile – Cholla High School, […]

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Aztecs struggle to finish the season strong

May 3, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR The Aztecs finished the season with a 21-31 and 11-29 in conference play. The Aztecs had a down year with their struggles coming from the offensive component of the game as they left runners on base time after time, along with struggles with scoring in the first games of series. The Aztecs […]

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Women’s Soccer: Six student-athletes to take next step

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN After a successful campaign in 2017, six Pima Community College women’s soccer athletes have signed letters of intent to play at different universities next year. Three of them will be attending the same school, Benedictine University-Mesa in Phoenix. Last season, this group of sophomores helped lead the Aztecs to a second place […]

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Aztecs hit an ace at regionals and qualify for nationals

May 3, 2018

Story and photo by ARMANDO HARMON Men’s and Women’s tennis competed in the Region I championships at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale. Both teams competed and brought home some hardware and qualified for the NJCAA Division I tournament in Waco, TX on May 6-11. Women’s  April 24: Day One  On day one of the […]

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Photo by Raymond Suarez

Pima just misses out on postseason

May 3, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL Due to a production error, Softball was not printed in the last issue.  Pima is going to miss the regional playoffs this year, which hasn’t happened often over the last 16 years, as they finished 35-23 on the season. The Aztecs had three players selected to the third team  All-ACACC Conference, freshman […]

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Who Could Win The World Cup?

May 3, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL The World Cup in Russia is around the corner, and for one month, the 23 players for each of the 32 nations become a family. Only eight countries have ever won the tournament since its inception 88 years ago in 1930, and once you get out of the group stage, you just […]

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Sports Profile: Keven Biggs named All-American

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Coming out of highschool, Keven Biggs didn’t even know if he wanted to play basketball anymore. Now, at Pima just three years later, he is a NJCAA All-American, an ACCAC regional finals MVP and is well on the way to playing Division I collegiate basketball. “I really wasn’t sure if I was […]

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Golf: Men and women squads will both be at Nationals

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN and MICHELLE TRUJILLO For both the Men’s and Women’s Pima Community College golf teams, there indeed was a rainbow at the end of the storm. As after a 2018 regular season of up and downs for each squad, they both will be participating in the NJCAA Men’s and Women’s golf tournaments to […]

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Question: How can we make our schools safer from gun violence?

April 18, 2018

Interviews AND Photos By Eric Teel At West Campus          

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PCC acquires lobby firm services

April 18, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS Pima Community College has entered into a three year contract with the lobbying firm of Bracy Tucker Brown and Valanzano for an annual sum of $84,000. The cost is a flat monthly retainer of $7000 for the services of a six person team at BTBV. “PCC has used contract lobbyists for a […]

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Smash ‘N’ Grab: The new land policy

April 13, 2018

By: JOE GIDDENS   I visited an unmarked grave off U.S Route 18 in South Dakota. Had to cross a few cattle guards and hop some barbed wire, but I made my pilgrimage in October 2016. I could only think of the urban legend of someone ending up in a bathtub missing their kidneys.   […]

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Top Ten Ice Age Mammals of Southern Arizona

April 12, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS The San Pedro Valley, local caves and public lands are excellent sources of the remains of extinct large mammals.  Giant Bison – The national mammal, the bison, has a long history in this country. They experienced near extinction from over exploitation by European settlers followed by recovery.  Though many may not know […]

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Arizona House bills that could affect Pima Community College

April 12, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Several bills recently have passed the Arizona House and have moved into the Senate. If passed, they could affect Pima Community College and its students. They were brought up at the most recent board meeting by Chancellor Lee Lambert.   • HB 2172: The non-lethal weapons bill has passed the house, and it’s […]

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