NJCAA Drops the Ball  

April 4, 2019

NJCAA Drops the Ball   By MONTY GANTT On March 23, the Pima Community College Women’s Basketball team defeated the Sinclair Community College Tartans 64-57 to finish their season 5th in the final NJCAA rankings. The game was one of the better ones for the Aztecs as it featured aggressive defense, proficient offense and an […]

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Pima sprints ahead in second half of season

April 4, 2019

By ANGEL CANEZ The track and field team continues to improves during the outdoor part of the season. The Aztecs seem to be better as the season continuous.   March 30 The track & field team competed at the ACCAC Conference Meet at Mesa Community College on March 29th. As the Aztecs took home four […]

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Letter from the Editor 2

April 4, 2019

By AMARIS ENCINAS I would like to dedicate this letter to the editor to all of the young people out in the world but particularly the special demographic known as college students. I think for a really long time I was in this rush to grow up and become an adult, whatever that means. But […]

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Pima’s Access and Disability Resources

April 4, 2019

By AMARIS ENCINAS and DRAEDON LEDBETTER Access and Disability Resources is open to students with disabilities at Pima Community College at every campus.  ADR offers low, medium and higher forms of technologies. Screen reading and voice recognition software are examples of some forms of higher technology. Digital recorders or smart pens can be considered medium […]

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What the HLC report means for Pima College

April 4, 2019

By AMARIS ENCINAS The Higher Learning Commission is a Chicago based regional accreditation institution that, “accredited degree-granting colleges and universities that are based in a nineteen stage region basis of the United States.  The HLC’s mission as a regional accreditor is to, “validate the quality of an institution as a whole and evaluates multiple aspects […]

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Northwest Campus placed on lockdown

April 4, 2019

By JOE GIDDENS The Northwest Campus was placed on lockdown March 7 after Pima Community College Police was informed by the Tucson Police Department that someone was making threats to the college by live video on social media. The Tucson Police Department took the suspect, Christopher Ramirez, into custody about 9 p.m. March 7.  Normal […]

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Sugar Skulls take on the town; Tucson’s new indoor football team

March 29, 2019

By Hank Robichaud   There is professional football … I repeat, there is professional football in Tucson. The Sugar Skulls, a new Indoor Football League team based in Tucson, has started their inaugural season. The Indoor Football League is an eight-on-eight football game on a 50-yard field with walls that resemble that of a hockey […]

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Championship drive fell at five

March 29, 2019

By Henry Robichaud   Pima Community College flew east to Arkansas to be apart of the National Championship tournament.   On March 21, one day after falling to Kansas City (KS) Community College in the quarterfinals, the No. 6 seeded Aztecs responded with a 110-90 upset win over No. 2 North Iowa Area Community College. […]

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Colleen Ford kicked off Pima’s Speaker’s Series

March 26, 2019

Story and Photo  by ALEXZANDRIA MARTINEZ Colleen Ford, instructional faculty for the nursing program, was the first speaker for the semester Speaker’s Series, Feb. 5, at the community board room at Pima Community College District Office.  Ford discussed upcoming changes for nursing in the healthcare and medical field. Nursing is evolving into a more tech-savvy […]

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Dating in college, maybe?

March 26, 2019

By ALEXZANDRIA MARTINEZ As my dramatic life progresses and another failed attempt to form a relationship results in the heartache of unrequited love, my sitting on the couch repeatedly watching “Dirty Dancing” days are questionable. Why should I care to create this deep bond, when I haven’t even figured out who I am yet?  As […]

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